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Donald E Stevens

May 2, 1926 ~ September 4, 2018 (age 92)

Donald E. Stevens, 92 of Charlevoix and formerly of Central Lake, died Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at the American House.  He was born May 2, 1926 in Northville, the son of Sherwood and Emma (Musolff) Stevens.

   Don graduated from Northville High School in 1944 and entered the US Army.  He served during WWII and earned many service awards including a purple heart.  Don was proud of his military heritage and had close family members in every war including the Civil War and the American Revolution.

   Don was a self-employed contractor who worked for many years in construction and specialized in different types of flooring.  In his free time he enjoyed fishing and deer hunting.

   Surviving is his daughter Ann (Robert) Johnson of Manistique and grandsons Ryan and Brad Johnson.  He was preceded in death by his wife Mary in 2000, and his dear friend Twala Wolfe in 2009.

   A memorial service with military honors will be held Tuesday, September 11, at Noon at the Central Lake Chapel of Mortensen Funeral Homes with visitation beginning at 11 a.m.  Interment will take place in Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly, MI.  Memorial contributions can be given to the Central Lake VFW Post 6985, PO BOX 245, Central Lake, MI 49622.

   Please sign his online guestbook www.mortensenfuneralhomes.com.

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