Donald Konoski


Birth: March 24th, 1924
Death: August 10th, 2017
Age: 93 years
Residence:Birch Run

Konoski, Donald T.

Birch Run, MI

 

Passed away Thursday, August 10, 2017 at his home; age 93 years.  Don was born on March 24, 1924 in Omer, MI to the late Clayton and Blanche Konoski.  He was married to Elizabeth Duncan on July 26, 1947; she predeceased him.  He retired as General Supervisor of Buick Motor Division Plant #25 on October 1, 1980 with 38 years seniority.  Don graduated from Flint Northwestern High School in 1942.  He was also a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and served in Europe.  He was a member of Birch Run Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #7542, Frankenmuth American Legion Post #150, Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge World War II, Birch Run Masonic Lodge #514, and the Elf Khurafeh Shrine Temple.  He was a resident of Birch Run since 1942.

 

Surviving are daughter Bette Kaye and Richard Holbrook of Birch Run; son Clayton and Michele Konoski of Birch Run; step-daughter Peggy Collins and her family of Bear River, Wyoming; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; brothers Benny of Clio and Dallas of Mt. Morris, brother-in-law William B. Schmidt of Tawas and several nieces and nephews.

 

Don was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth; brother, Clayton Konoski; sister, Mary Schmidt; sister, Gertrude Horton; brother-in-law, D.O. Horton; stepson-in-law, Joel Collins; sisters-in-law, Mary Konoski and Bette Konoski.

 

Funeral services will take place on Wednesday, August 16, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. at Cederberg Funeral Home of Frankenmuth, 590 N. Franklin St.  Reverend Jeff Luplow will officiate with burial in Birch Run Township Cemetery.  Don’s family will receive visitors on Tuesday from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and on Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider a memorial to a local food pantry for veterans at  www.supporttheonepercent.com or mail their contribution to “I Support the One Percent”, P.O. Box 201, St. Charles, MI 48655.

Please sign our guest book or share an online condolence with the family at www.cederbergfh.com.



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