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Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
Donald Bateson Sr.

   Donald W. Bateson Sr., 87, of Gladwin passed away Monday, May 14, 2007 at MidMichigan Medical Center-Gladwin.

   Don was born June 9, 1919 in Bowling Green, Ohio to William and Gladys (Grimm) Bateson He married the former Mary Petrasio on May 6, 1979 in Grove City, Ohio.

   Don worked in the oil fields in Gladwin, Pentwater and Ohio Don retired from Dow Chemical as an engraver in 1974. He was a member of the Gladwin Eagles and loved to hunt and fish.

   Surviving are his wife, Mary; two sons, Donald (Coral) Bateson Jr. of Pentwater and Orville (Nancy) Bateson of Gaines; one daughter, Patricia (Marvin) Frye of Gladwin; one step-daughter, Rosemarie (Ed) Ervin of Lancaster, Ohio; two step-sons, Lawrence (Janet) McCann, Jr. of Grove Port, Ohio and Lewis (Charlene) McCann, Sr. of Florida; 13 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Donald is predeceased by three brothers and two sisters.

   Services will be held at 11 a.m Thursday, May 17, 2007 at Sisson Funeral Home. Rev. Donald Roberts will officiate and burial will be in Midland Memorial Gardens in Sanford. Friends may call at the funeral home from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday. Memorials may be made to the charity of one’s choice.

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Midland Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Midland, MI
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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
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September 2009
Bob Frei
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