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Donald Rufus Johnston, age 78, a resident of Grosse Pointe Woods and then Clinton Township, died peacefully at home on April 29, 2013. Born on January 7, 1935, he married Linda Hensel Johnston on July 13, 1957. Don was a Mechanical Engineer and spent his career of 39 years at General Motors. After retirement, he did some consulting work for Chem Met, an environmental waste management company. He served as a member of the building authority board in Clinton Township. He was Chairman of the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society and active in the First United Methodist Church of Mount Clemens. His large family was a constant source of pleasure. He is survived by his wife, Linda; his children, Deb (Ken) Hamel, Jeff (Kathy), Greg (Andrea), David (Amy); his 12 grandchildren, Michael, Brett, Griffin, Chelsea, Haley, Connor, Casey, Kyle, Madison, Brandon, Alyssa and Jacob; and great-granddaughters, Dilynn and Addlie. Visitation will take place Friday, May 10, 2013 at Harold W. Vick Funeral Home, 140 South Main, Mount Clemens, Mich. from 2-8 p.m. A memorial service will be held at First United Methodist Church, 57 Southbound Gratiot, Mount Clemens, Mich. on Saturday, May 11, 2013 at 11 a.m. with a luncheon to follow at the church. In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to Residential Hospice, 30755 Barrington, Madison Heights, MI 48071 or to a charitable organization of choice in Don's memory. Read full obituary and share memories at:
Published in The Macomb Daily on May 5, 2013
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