August 26, 2019

Donald A. Wehrmeister

Died July 30, 2019

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Donald A. Wehrmeister, 84, of Mio passed away at Grayling Nursing and Rehabilitation Community in Grayling on Tuesday, July 30, 2019.

Donald was born in Detroit on Oct. 23, 1934, to Arthur and Lila (Gutowsky) Wehrmeister. He graduated from Henry Ford Community College as a tool and die maker. After receiving his certification, he worked for Ford Motor Company. Donald married Lois Srull on Dec. 31, 1956, in Detroit. The couple moved to Mio in 1974, where Donald worked for Champion Home Builders, and he was also one of the founders of Metal Fab. Donald was a lifelong Lutheran, and a member of Living Water Lutheran Church in Mio. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, gardening and the beauty of trees and nature.

Donald is survived by his wife of 62 years, Lois S. Wehrmeister of Mio; his brother, Robert (Annette) Wehrmeister of Seatac, Wash.; his sister-in-law, Alice (Michael) Michael; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Arthur and Lila Wehrmeister; and his brother-in-law, William (Geraldine) Srull.

In accordance with his wishes, cremation has taken place. Private graveside services will be held. A coffee fellowship for family and friends will be held at Living Water Lutheran Church in Mio on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, at 2 p.m.

Memorial donations may be made to Living Water Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 247, Mio, MI 48647. Arrangements by Lashley Funeral Home, Mio.

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