Cheri Lynn Donajkowski, 64, of Alpena passed away Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017, at Henry Ford Hospital – Detroit.

Cheri Lynn Pugh was born in Alpena on June 6, 1953, to Royal and Shirley (Smith) Pugh and married Larry Donajkowski on Sept. 16, 1972. She worked for Alpena High School’s career center until her retirement in 2012. She enjoyed watching the Detroit Tigers and watching her grandchildren play baseball, softball and soccer. She was a past volunteer for the American Red Cross Blood Drives.

Surviving are her husband Larry; three children, Melissa and Troy Detloff, Larry and Kellie Donajkowski, Nicholas and Kristin Donajkowski; seven grandchildren, Jacob, Ryleigh, Cole, Kaitlin, Corine, Kaleb, Julia; her mother, Shirley Pugh; and a sister, Patricia and Kenneth Smith.

Cheri was preceded in death by her father, Royal Pugh.

Visitation will take place on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018, at the Bannan Funeral Home from 2-8 p.m. with a prayer service at 7 p.m. Private graveside service will follow.

Interment: Evergreen Cemetery

Memorials: MidMichigan Medical Center – Cancer Center or Friends Together