Donna Jean (Chatty) Yoder passed away on January 7, 2020, at McLaren Northern Michigan Hospital, surrounded by family.  She was born June 24, 1963, in Augusta, Georgia to Daniel and Donna (Webb) Byrd.

Her family moved back to Northern Michigan, where she graduated from Inland Lakes High School in 1982.  Donna had a passion for people.  She was an active member of her church community and made a point to make connections at every opportunity and acquire friends along the way.  Family was very important; her pride and joy were her grandchildren.  She will be remembered for her caring heart and generosity.

Donna is survived by her daughters, Nicole (Dave) Keating, Breanna (Ryan) Yoder; sister, Tina (Victor) Brasseur; grandchildren, Clayton, Connor, Addison and nieces, and nephews.

She was proceeded in death by her granddaughter, Sophia, and mother, Donna Jankowski

A memorial for Donna will be announced at a later date.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Nelson Funeral Home and Cremation Service, PO Box 1548, Gaylord MI 49734.