Donald Scholten

Scholten, Donald J.

Donald J. Scholten passed away at home in Sarasota on Tue., May 6th, at the age of 88. Born in Michigan, he attended Hope College and earned a degree in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Michigan. Prior to college, he served in WWII and was a POW in Germany. After a successful career in sales with 3M Company, he retired to Sarasota where he enjoyed singing (Sarasota's Chorus of the Keys and Church of the Palms' Praise and Glory group), golf, and woodcarving. Most precious to him was time spent with his wife of 65 years and extended family (three daughters, eight grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren). A memorial service will be held Sat., May 10th at 10:30 a.m., at Church of the Palms, Sarasota. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Wounded Warrior Project and/or .

Published in Herald Tribune from May 9 to May 10, 2014