Donald G. Field age 76 Lake, Michigan. passed away Tuesday January 10, 2012 at Tendercare, Clare. Donald was born November 9, 1935 in Howell, Michigan to the late James E. Sr.And Lela E. (Southwell) Field. Was united in marriage to Judith Fockler, December 7, 1957 in Howell, Michigan.
He graduated from Howell High School in 1954 and after a semester at LeTournou Tech in Longview Texas he began his 18 year Design Drafting career at Howell Electric Motors. At the time of his marriage he was working in Fort Wayne, Indiana and pursued drafting work in Cedar Rapids, Iowa ,Dallas and El Paso Texas, working on Military Projects. He was a police officer in Howell, Michigan for 10 years then moved “North” to run a convince store. He also did drafting work and drove school bus for Farwell School District before going back downstate to resume his drafting work also worked as a security guard.
Donald was a member of Lake Baptist Church, Corning Lodge #355 F&AM, Zenobia Chapter #129 Order of Eastern Star and Middle Branch Monday Group. Enjoyed playing cards, domino’s and singing.
Donald is survived by his wife of 54 years and 4 children, Anne (Dennis) Boersema, Johannesburg, MI, Pamela (Special Friend Jim) McArthur, Clare, MI Lacey (Randy) Baughman Beaverton, MI and Christopher (Marianne) Field, Jacksonville,NC 13 Grandchildren, 12 Great Grandchildren and 10 Great Great Grandchildren. Sisters Dorothy Kemp, New Port Richey, FL, Joan Dyce, Muncie, IN and Brother James Field Jr, Howell, MI. Several Nieces and Nephews and special friends.
Per Donald’s wishes cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service to celebrate his life will be held Saturday January 14, 2012, 2 P.M. at Lake Baptist Church. Pastor Terry Hose officiating. Memorials to the family or charity of your choice.