Born November 24, 1941, in Grand Rapids, to Donald and Virginia Hall; died October 13, 2012, at Munson Medical Center, Traverse City. He was of Higgins Lake, Michigan; formerly of Holt. He was employed in the transportation industry until his retirement. He participated in many activities during his life; he especially enjoyed golf, bowling, snowmobiling and spending time on the lake. Don’s family wishes to thank the medical staffs in Grayling and Traverse City who worked so hard during the last 2 1/2 months to try to help him return to health.
He will be missed by: his wife of 50 years, Mary; children, Tim (Kathy) Hall, Betsy (Denis) Zietlow; grandchildren, Josh, Ben and Sarah Zietlow, Jennifer, Alex and Andrew Hall; sister, Judy Mazza of Tucson, AZ; brothers, Terry Hall (Mary Buckley) of Traverse City, and Bruce (Shirley) Hall of Newaygo; brother-in-law, David (Nancy) Ryskamp; many nieces and nephews; and his furry companion, Sonny. He was preceded in death by his brother, Brian Hall.
The funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, October 18, 2012, at the Estes-Leadley Holt/Delhi Chapel, with interment to follow in East Lawn Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday. Memorial contributions may be made to First Congregational Church, 109 S. Main St., Roscommon, MI 48653, First Presbyterian Church of Holt, 2021 N. Aurelius Rd., Holt, MI 48842 or the Roscommon County Animal Shelter, 1110 Short Dr., Prudenville, MI 48651.