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Solomon, Donald J. -

Donald J. Solomon

Martin - Don passed away Saturday, November 23, 2019 at Bronson Hospital in Kalamazoo. He was born September 4, 1935 in Hastings, the son of Russell and Lydia (Marsh) Solomon. Don owned and operated Solomon Livestock Trucking. In his free time Don enjoyed running his dairy farm, volunteering as a 4-H leader and working with draft horses. Don was a member of Farm Bureau and the Martin Methodist Church for 30 years. On June 29, 1956 at Wayland Methodist Church he married Margie Miller who survives. Also surviving are his children, Debra (Jeff) Smith of Bradley, Donald Solomon of Dorr, Jeanne (Doug) DeMann and Nancy (Jeff) Ekkel both of Martin; 14 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren with 2 more on the way; 1 great-great-granddaughter; daughter-in-law, Rhonda Solomon; siblings, Sandra Ehmry, Marcia Schondelmeyer and Janet Geukes along with many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; son, James Solomon; great-grandson, Caleb Smith and uncle and aunt, Curt (Nellie) Solomon. Funeral services took place November 27, 2019. Pastor Sean Kidd officiated. Private family burial will take place at Hicks Cemetery in Martin at a later time. Contributions in memory of Donald may be made to Martin Methodist Church or the American Cancer Society.
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Winkel Funeral Home - Otsego
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