Donald Thomas Dew

May 28, 1945September 7, 2013

May 28, 1945 – September 7, 2013

Donald Thomas Dew passed away unexpectedly at his home in Dewitt, MI. He was 68 years old. Don was a graduate of Arthur Hills High School (’63) and Saginaw Valley College (’67). He was a U.S. Navy Veteran (’68-’71) and employed by the Dewitt Public School system until he retired in 2009.

Don is preceded in death by his parents, Clayton and Leora Dew of Saginaw, MI. He is survived by his siblings Carmelita Terrian (New Carlisle, OH) Margorie Barnese (Bay City) and Richard Dew (Ann Arbor); his children Jason (Jessica) Dew (Wyoming, MI) and Justin (Cathy) Dew (Washougal, WA); his grandchildren Owen, Jensen, Aiden, and Corey; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A casual memorial luncheon will be held on Friday, September 13 from 11am-4pm at the home of Jason Dew: 5498 Case Drive SW, Wyoming, MI 49418. In keeping with Don’s passion for animals, the family is asking that donations be made to your local Humane Society or animal rescue group in lieu of flowers.

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Nancy Connor

September 12, 2013

Jason and Justin,
My prayers are with you and your family.

Rilla Kent

September 11, 2013

Jason & Justin,
So sorry to hear about your father's passing. He was best man at my wedding. I have some good memories of Don.

Sara Beland (DeBois)

September 11, 2013

Jason and Justin and family:

I am so very sorry for the loss of your dear father. He was truly a kind person. I enjoyed talking to him when I would be at the elementary schools for my boys. He remembered me from my brother Shawn going to school with Jason. It made me feel very comfortable knowing he was at the school everyday. I know he will be greatly missed. I'm sorry for your children to miss out on more time with their grandpa. I hope you are able to find a measure of comfort in fond memories and the thoughts and prayers of friends and family.

Erika Reagan

September 11, 2013

I truly enjoyed working with Don at Schavey Road Elementary. Don was always helpful and kind to the children and fellow employees. He was usually on his way out of the building when I was on my way in but he always had time for a quick chat. Don will be missed!