Donald R. Trader was born on February 3, 1930 in Detroit, Michigan to the late Francis and Clara Trader. He passed away with his family by his side on November 2, 2012 in Livonia, Michigan at the age of 82.
Donald was the beloved husband of Marylyn for 58 years. Loving father of Paul, Mike (Loretta), Kathleen (Michael) Gehring, and Karen (Nelson) Yanick. Cherished grandfather of Brett and Kelly Yanick and Derek and Kendra. Also survived by sisters Jeanne Buel and Alice. Preceded in death by 2 brothers and 4 sister.
Donald's family will receive friends on Tuesday November 6, 2012 from 3-9 pm with a scripture service in the evening at the Harry J. Will Funeral Home, 25450 Plymouth Rd. (east of Beech Daly) in Redford.
Donald's life will be celebrated with a Funeral Mass on Wednesday November 7, 2012 at 10 am, with final viewing 9:30 am, at St. Damian Catholic Church, 30055 Joy Rd. (east of Merriman) in Westland.
The family suggests memorial donations to:
14100 Newburgh Rd.
Livonia, MI 48154www.angelahospice.org/donate/
Donation envelopes will also be available at the funeral home.