November 03 1928 December 22 2019
Donald Foster Emmons November 03, 1928 – December 22, 2019 Share this obituary Send Flowers View/Sign Guestbook| Send Sympathy Card| Memorial Donation Donald F. Emmons, of Marion Twp., formerly of Lansing then Evart, passed away at his home Sunday, December 22, 2019. He was 91. Donald was born November 3, 1928 in Lansing, MI to Archie Glen and Delia Myrtle (Porter) Emmons, the youngest of four children. He had a brother named Archie Glen Emmons and two sisters, Lois May Emmons and Barbara Lou Emmons. He graduated from Lansing Eastern High School in 1947. Donald married Margie Ruth Lee on April 23, 1948, which was a Friday because he took a half day off of work. He grew from a boy to a man and father of five children, Mark, Penny, Renee, Glen, and Leonard, and had many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Don was a welder for the Board of Water and Light in Lansing, from where he retired and moved from Lansing to Evart, where he had lived for over thirty-five years. Recently his health got worse and he and Margie moved in with his son Leonard and his wife near Marion. Don enjoyed hunting, shooting and reloading bullets. He loved to garden until he was physically unable to. He loved to read about the history of the Civil War. Don loved to draw and paint, and even wrote some poetry. He enjoyed entertaining with his church family, boating, swimming, and inner tubing the river most of all, several years of much enjoyment. Mr. Emmons is survived by his wife of 71 years, Margie R. Emmons of Marion, four children, Mark (Katy) Emmons of Dimondale, MI, Penny Emmons of Lansing, Renee (Michael) Michaud of Marlette, MI, Leonard (Debbie) Emmons of Marion, many grand and great grandchildren, and his sister, Barbara Lou Emmons of Haslett, MI. Don was preceded in death by his parents, Archie and Delia, his son Glen on Christmas Day 2013 at age 56, his brother, Archie Glen Emmons, and his sister, Lois May Emmons. A funeral service honoring the life of Donald Foster Emmons will be held at 1:00pm Friday, December 27th at the Corey Funeral Home in Evart with Pastor Mike Dunn officiating. Visitation will take place Friday at 11:00am until time of services. SERVICES Funeral Service Friday, December 27, 2019 1:00 PM Corey Funeral Home 415 N. Main Street Evart, Michigan 49631 Get Directions on Google Maps Visitation Friday December 27th 11:00am until time of services Print Obituary
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Donald Foster Emmons November 03 1928 December 22 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Evart, state: Michigan