They walked together in heaven on Sept. 24, 2013.
They are survived by his children: Ron, Tamara and John; and her son, Tim Bertsche; her six sisters and brothers, and their dog Socks.
During their ten years in Idaho, they had been active in Real Life Ministries and Stateline Speedway.
He was a long-time motor racing enthusiast and racer.
Donette was a very loving sister, mother, and grandmother.
A joint memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM Wednesday October 2, 2013 at Real Life Ministries in Post Falls.
Bell Tower Funeral Home is in care of arrangements.
Please visit their online memorials at belltowerfuneralhome.com.