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Obituaries

  • Mikhaila “Micki” Maxine Donnelly

    Mikhaila “Micki” Maxine Donnelly

Mikhaila ‘Micki’ Maxine Donnelly, 79

Feb. 7, 2016

Mikhaila “Micki” Maxine Donnelly

Mikhaila “Micki” Max­ine Donnelly

Mikhaila “Micki” Max­ine Don­nelly, 79, of Rotonda West, Fla., passed away Sun­day, Feb. 7, 2016, at Tidewell Hos­pice in Port Charlotte.

Born Jan. 18, 1937, in Wichita, Kansas, to the late Cliff and Thelma (Don­ham) Don­nelly, she had been a res­i­dent of Char­lotte County for six years since com­ing from Wichita.

Micki was a very active hor­ti­cul­tur­ist where she helped to estab­lish the Wichita Botan­i­cal Gar­dens; she was a mem­ber of the Cac­tus Club, Wichita Botan­i­cal Soci­ety, the Geneal­ogy Soci­ety and a mem­ber of the Daugh­ters of the Amer­i­can Rev­o­lu­tion. In Florida, she was a mem­ber of the Native Plant Soci­ety. Micki was a well-known clay artist.

She is pre-deceased by her par­ents; a son, Rus­sell A. Lane; and a daugh­ter, Shelly Dana Webb.

Sur­vivors include a son, D. Tracy Lane of Mount Ver­non, Wash.; a daugh­ter, Suzanne Lane of Wichita, Kansas; one brother, Clair Don­nelly of Maize, Kansas; four sis­ters: Rosi­lyn Collins, Neva Gates, and Con­nie Edwards, all of Wichita, Kansas, and Loretta Eaton of Rotonda West; eight grand­chil­dren and 10 great-grandchildren.

A memo­r­ial cel­e­bra­tion of Micki’s life will be held at 11 a.m. Sat­ur­day, Feb. 13, 2016, at the Wichita Botan­i­cal Gar­dens, 701 Ami­don St., Wichita, Kansas.  Inurn­ment will be in the Pleas­ant Val­ley Ceme­tery in Bent­ley, Kansas.

Memo­r­ial con­tri­bu­tions may be made to the Wichita Botan­i­cal Gar­dens or the Amer­i­can Can­cer Soci­ety In mem­ory of Micki Don­nelly.
Engle­wood Com­mu­nity Funeral Home with Pri­vate Cre­ma­tory has been selected to han­dle arrangements.

You may share a mem­ory with the fam­ily at www.englewoodfh.com