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Donald S. Iseler, 86, of Maple City, formerly of Harbor Beach, MI, passed away Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017, at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City.
He was born on June 23, 1931, in Caro to the late Jacob and Catherine (McLennan) Iseler. Don served in Korea for the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He and Marjorie Zellman were married June 16, 1956, in Harbor Beach. Don graduated from Harbor Beach Community Schools, Flint Junior College and Central Michigan University, and studied at the University of Michigan and the University of Wisconsin banking schools. Don worked for Huron County Bank, First of America Bank and Chemical Bank, all in Harbor Beach, from 1960 to 1994. He retired from Chemical Bank as senior vice president in 1994.
Don was a former member and treasurer of First Presbyterian Church in Harbor Beach, and was a member of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church of Beulah. He a member or officer of the Harbor Beach Lions Club, Jaycees, Chamber of Commerce, American Legion (former commander), Dance Club, Men's Civic Chorus and was a Master Mason. He also was a former member of the Harbor Beach School Board, the student loan fund, Harbor Beach Alumni Association and Murphy Museum Foundation.
Don is survived by his wife, Marjorie, of Maple City; children James Iseler and his wife Vicki of Horton, Robert Iseler and his wife Judy Evola of Highland, and Catherine Anthony and her husband Andrew of Empire; grandchildren Shelby Iseler, Maxwell Iseler, Amelia Anthony and Margaret Anthony; and his brother, James Iseler of St. Clair Shores. He was preceded in death by a sister-in-law, Jeanne Iseler.
Cremation has taken place. Services are pending at this time. Military honors will be given by the American Legion. Arrangements are being handled by the Ramsey Funeral Home of Harbor Beach.
Cremation has taken place. Visitation followed by a memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Aug. 26 at First Presbyterian Church of Harbor Beach. Memorials may be offered to the First Presbyterian Church of Harbor Beach, the St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church (Beulah, MI) Building Fund, or the Harbor Beach Lighthouse Preservation Society. Arrangements are being handled by the Ramsey Funeral Home of Harbor Beach, with assistance by Reynolds-Jonkhoff of Traverse City.
Published on August 13, 2017
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