Donald (Mike) Burgess

Death: April 8th, 2019
Age: 90 years
Residence:Palm Beach, FL
Previous Residence(s):Bay City, MI

Donald (Mike) Roy Burgess, passed away April 8th, 2019 at the 

age of 90. Don was born in Bay City, Mi on April 7th 1929 to the 

late Clarence and Cecelia (Cook) Burgess.

Don served in WW2 in the army from 1946-1948. 

He spent time in Japan and Korea. After returning home from the army,

Don married the love of his life Dorothy Meagher in 1948. 

They shared many wonderful years together raising their family of 

five boys. She preceded him in death in 1992. Don never lost hope 

with love and would remarry in 1994 to Jacqueline Lincoln, who preceded him 

in 2000. After her passing, he met Marjorie Hopkins and 

shared many years at his dream home with her in Flordia, until her passing 

in 2010. Don then met Mary Zednicek in 2013 and shared 

a brief marriage until her passing in 2014.

Don worked as a heavy haul truck driver for 20 years for Dobson 

Vanharen out of Bay City. He had a passion for trucking and enjoying 

going on the road and seeing new sights. He loved to watch wrestling

and also spending time with his friends and family. 

Don is survived by his 3 sons Patrick Burgess, Mark Burgess and Roger 

Burgess. Three grandchildren Alysha Burgess ( Matthew Bettis),

Dalton Burgess and Heather Burgess. Two great grandchildren, 

Livia Bettis and Milani Erwin. In addition to his parents, Don was 

preceded in death by 6 siblings, Robert, Edward, Clarence, Sally, 

Irene and Curly, two sons Micheal Burgess and William Burgess. One 

grandson, Benjamin Burgess. Daughter in laws Judy Hall and 

Jeri Burgess. 

A celebration of Life ceremony is scheduled for May 2019. 

Further details are in progress. For more

details, please contact Alysha (989)254-8691.

Please contact the Funeral Services Provider if you wish to report any errors in this notification, or if you would like any additional information.


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