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Muehlig Funeral Chapel

403 South Fourth Ave, Ann Arbor, MI

OBITUARY

Donald "Archie" John Carey

December 8, 1923October 26, 2019

Carey, Donald "Archie", age 95, of Saline, Michigan passed away on Saturday October 26, 2019 with his wife Jean and daughter Sandy by his side. He had a long and beautiful life and he was greatly loved and will be missed by all who knew him. Cremation has taken place. A Memorial Mass will be Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at 10:30 AM at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 2250 E Stadium Drive, Ann Arbor, Michigan. Donald was born and raised in Channing, Michigan; after marring his wife Jean they raised their children there and then moved to Green Bay, Wisconsin for 12 years, they then moved to Ann Arbor in 1993 to be closer to their children and grandchildren where Donald lived out the rest of his life. Donald was a proud WWII veteran and honorably discharged from the United States Navy as a Sonarman Second Class USNR in February 1946. Donald worked for the Milwaukee Railroad retiring in 1985 after several years of service. Donald enjoyed bowling and often had scores in the high 200's he also enjoyed golfing. He was a devoted Packers fan and a very faithful Catholic who shared his faith as a gentle caring man who was always ready to help his friends and neighbors with his hammer and nails. A son, Jeff Carey, daughter, Candace Carey, brother, Arthur Carey, and sister-in-law, Ruth Carey, mother and father Agnes and George Carey, preceded him in death. Donald is survived by his wife of 70 years Jean Carey, daughter Sandra (Jeff) Knight, son-in-law, Rick (Debra) Johnson, brother and sister-in-law, Jack and Gerry Cambray, Grandchildren, Jesse, Jeremy, Amanda, Carey, Adam, Don and Stephanie. Great grandchildren, Josey, Chloe, Oliver and Sebastian. Donations may be offered to the charity of your choice. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.muehligannarbor.com.

Services

  • Funeral Mass Wednesday, October 30, 2019
  • A Luncheon Will Follow The Service Wednesday, October 30, 2019

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Amy Suarez

October 28, 2019

I have so many memories is Uncle Donny...I remember one time staying at their house in Channing (2 houses away from me)and him and Aunt Jean made me pancakes as big as the plate lol
Also, I remember all of us gathering at Timbers Resort for a big reunion.
Thoughts and prayers to everyone!

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY