Donald Abbott Obituary

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Donald N. Abbott

April 9, 1924 - April 22, 2013
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Of Jackson, Michigan passed away at home on April 22, 2013 at the age of 89. Don was born on April 9, 1924 in Parma Twp. Michigan. He served our country as a Naval Aviator during World War II. He then served the Jackson community as a dentist for many years. He loved farming, gardening, and being outdoors with friends and family. Most important to him was the time he spent with and nurturing his family. He is survived by his children: William (Karen) Abbott, David (Sally) Abbott, Chuck (Hae Hwa) Abbott, and Nancy (Lyle) Wilson; Susie Abbott; ten grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren; his sister, Joan (Larry) Shouldice;...
Of Jackson, Michigan passed away at home on April 22, 2013 at the age of 89. Don was born on April 9, 1924 in Parma Twp. Michigan. He served our country as a Naval Aviator during World War II. He then served the Jackson community as a dentist for many years. He loved farming, gardening, and being outdoors with friends and family. Most important to him was the time he spent with and nurturing his family. He is survived by his children: William (Karen) Abbott, David (Sally) Abbott, Chuck (Hae Hwa) Abbott, and Nancy (Lyle) Wilson; Susie Abbott; ten grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren; his sister, Joan (Larry) Shouldice; loving companion, Jacque Walton; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife of 52 years Dolores (2001), his brother Duane and his sister-in-law Margaret. A celebration of his life will be held Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:30 a.m. at First United Methodist Church (275 W. Michigan Ave., Jackson). Family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. Per his wishes, cremation has taken place. A private family interment will be held at Riverside Cemetery in Albion, Michigan. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the VFW Home for Children, 3573 S. Waverly, Eaton Rapids, MI 48827 or the Michigan Wildlife Conservancy, PO Box 393, Bath, MI 48808

Patience-Montgomery Funeral Home
406 First Street
Jackson, Michigan 49201
(517) 782-0591

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