July 16, 1937 - May 15, 2018
Born in Cleveland, Ohio
Resided in St. Clair Shores, Michigan
Professionally, Don worked at IBM and went on to become a co-owner of Computer Dynamics, a hardware and software company based in Southfield, MI. That company was later acquired by Ajilon.
In 1990 Don married Esther Miller at the Jefferson Avenue Presbyterian Church in Detroit. Don was an active member of the church and served on the Session and many committees through the years.
Don enjoyed boating, golf and travel. He was a kind man who had a wonderful sense of humor and many, many friends. Don and Esther owned a condo in Highland Beach, Florida and he loved spending time there. He was the President of the Windwood Pointe Condominium Association and a board member of the Ocean Pines Condominium Association of Highland Beach. He remained an active member of his fraternity, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, and has many lifelong fraternity brothers.
Don is survived by his wife, Esther; two daughters: Kristin Rentschler and Karen Woods (Mark); step-children: Susan Hill (Geoffrey) and John Miller; grandchildren: John, Blake, Trevor, Sydney, Nicholas, Zachary and Christopher; his sister, Susan Reiff (Allan) and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother David, sister-in-law Dianne and his parents.
A memorial service will be held Monday, May 21st at Jefferson Avenue Presbyterian Church, 8625 E. Jefferson in Detroit (48214). Visitation beginning at 9:30 am and service beginning at 11am. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested memorials be made to the Church.
Don’s cremated remains will be inurned at White Chapel Memorial Cemetery in Troy.
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Detroit, MI US