Peaceful 09

Donald R. Reid

August 20, 1934 ~ February 26, 2022 (age 87)


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Donald R. Reid, age 87 of Midland, passed away Saturday February 26, 2022 at his residence, surrounded by his family. The son of the late Ernest C. and Lillian M. (Post) Reid was born in Mt. Morris, Michigan on August 20, 1934. Don was been employed with the City of Midland retiring in 1991 after 23 years of service as a supervisor. He was a very active member of the former Poseyville United Methodist Church. Don was a diesel mechanic by trade, built many homes, enjoyed doing woodworking, tinkering with things, upholstering, doing embroidery and making quilts.

Surviving is his wife of 68 years, the former Barbara J. Merrell of whom he married on November 25, 1953 in LaPorte United Methodist Church; son, Richard (friend Debbie Kennedy) Reid; daughters, Cindy (Walter) Bennett, Judy (Jeff) Fales; 8 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren. In addition to his parents, Don was preceded in death by his daughter, Cathy Reid; 3 brothers, 5 sisters and 4 great grandbabies.

Funeral services for Don will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday March 2, 2022 at Wilson MILLER Funeral Home with Rev. Michael Luce officiating. Interment will follow in Poseyville Cemetery. Family will receive guests at the funeral home on Tuesday from 4 until 7:00 p.m. and on Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. Memorials may be directed to MidMichigan Home Care (Hospice). Personal messages of condolence may be offered to the family at

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March 1, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Wilson Miller Funeral Home
4210 N Saginaw Rd
Midland, MI 486402325

Funeral Service
March 2, 2022

11:00 AM
Wilson Miller Funeral Home
4210 N Saginaw Rd
Midland, MI 486402325

Video is available for this event


MidMichigan Home Care (Hospice)
3007 N. Saginaw Rd, Midland MI 48640
Tel: 1-989-633-1400

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