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Donald Cyrus

Donald Cyrus (June 28, 1930 - January 7, 2014) Donald Cyrus, age 83 went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, January 7, 2014. Don was born in Hazel Park, MI on June 28, 1930, the son of Jesse and Carrie Cyrus. After graduating from Hazel Park High School, he served in the US Navy at Boca Chica Naval Station in Key West, Florida. In September of 1952 he married Ora DeVries, both lifelong residents of Michigan they lived in Hazel Park and moved to Perry in 1977. Donald retired from Lansing based Heatherwood Farms in 1992. He is survived by his wife, Ora; his children, Nancy Villaire of Okemos, MI, Gail (Ray) Bergan of Chicago, James (Jane) Cyrus of Bath, MI, Carrie (Taruno) Steffensen of Wickenburg, AZ, Amy Cyrus of St. Louis, MO; grandchildren, Andrew (Cathy) Villaire, Adam Villaire, Megan (Mark) Hamm, Emily Bergan, Carrie Bergan, Mao Bergan, Aaron (Laura) Cyrus, Lauren (Lucas) Stewart, Luke Cyrus, Matthew Cyrus, Lydia Cyrus, Clay Cross; and great granddaughter, Chloe Villaire. Don is also survived by loving sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was predeceased by his 5 brothers and son-in-law Jeff Villaire. Dad was an honest, hard-working humble man who was a "good and faithful servant " and "not ashamed of the Gospel of Christ". Funeral services will be held at Watkins Brothers Funeral Home in Perry on Sunday January 12, 2014 at 2 PM. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday January 11, 2014 from 4-8 pm. Online condolences may be sent to www.watkinsfuneralhomes.com


Published in Lansing State Journal on Jan. 10, 2014
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