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Donald A. Birman

1935 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences Gallery
Donald A. Birman Obituary
Donald A. Birman, 78, of Kentwood formerly of Ionia passed away Feb. 14, 2014. He was born May 2, 1935, in Ionia the son of Clarence and Iva (Erb) Birman. Don graduated from Lake Odessa High school in 1953. He married Barbara Cline Oct. 22, 1955, in Ionia. She preceded him in death in 2003.
Don served in the Michigan National Guard from 1953 to 1959. Along with his wife Barb, Don owned and operated the Midway Motel in Ionia for 37 years.
He is survived by his children, Jody Birman of Comstock Park, Todd A. Birman of Kentwood and Trevor Birman of Lansing; grandchildren, Todd Jr, Edwin, Roman, Danielle and Holly; several great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, two brothers and two sisters.
Funeral Services will be held at the Lake Funeral Home in Ionia Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, at 1 p.m. Visitation will be on Tuesday from 11 a.m. until the time of services. Those wishing may make memorial contributions to . Online condolences may be made at
Published in Ionia Sentinel-Standard on Feb. 18, 2014
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