Donald Henry Vernon
November 18, 1923 - May 13, 2018
Donald Henry Vernon, age 94, has joined his wife Viola in Heaven. He passed on Sunday, May 13th 2018. Donald was a long time resident of Zeeland, MI and a lifelong Michigander. He was a veteran of WWII where he served in the Pacific theater with Marine Air Unit VMF N 534 as a radio operator and repairman. After his service he worked for Chrysler Corporation and Olofssons as a Tool and Die maker. He was an avid golfer, woodworker, square dancer and loved to travel.
He is survived by his two son’s Donald S Vernon(wife Connie) of Oscoda and George E Vernon(wife Linda) of Hudsonville. In addition, he has six grandchildren Steven Vernon, Stephanie Dietz, Scott Vernon, Brooke Reynolds, Ruth Vernon and Maggie Vernon. Donald also is survived by his 10 great grandchildren, Stephen Vernon’s (Connor, Caitlin, Jullian and Declan); Scott Vernon’s (Evelyn and Abigail); Stephanie Dietz’s (Emma, Jacob and Rachel); and Brooke Reynolds’ (Henry and Owen).
Donald will be laid to rest beside his wife of 67 years, Viola in Zeeland, MI.