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Donald J. Machuta

Obituary Condolences

Sept. 25, 1937-Jan. 4, 2013

Donald J. Machuta, age 75, of Shepherd, passed away Friday, January 4, 2013, at his home with his family by his side.
Funeral Services will be Monday, January 7, 2013 at 5 p.m. at the Berry Funeral Home in Shepherd. Visitation will be Monday, January 7, 2013 from 2 p.m. until time of services.
Don was born September 25, 1937 in Mt. Pleasant to George and Reva Marie (Robertson) Machuta. He married Kitty Cashman on Valentines Day, February 14, 1981. Don retired from Dow Chemical Company after 35 years of service. He was also a welding instructor at Mid-Michigan Community College in Harrison. He enjoyed spending time on his boat salmon fishing, spending time with his family, and watching the Detroit Tigers and the Detroit Lions and golfing.
Survived by his wife, Kitty; 6 children, Marcelyn (James) Carney of Shepherd, Scott J. Machuta, Julie (John) Stevenson of Pontiac, Jerry (Gail) Cashman of North Carolina, Kathleen Cashman of Bay City, and John (Rebeca) Cashman of Bay City; 10 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren; 1 sister, Carole Anne Robinson of Mt. Pleasant; 1 brother, Max (Renie) Machuta of Traverse City.
Preceded in death by his parents; and a son, Mark D. Machuta.
Published in The Morning Sun on Jan. 5, 2013
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