Donald F. French

October 02, 1923 - February 01, 2018

Donald F. French of Cadillac died Thursday morning, February 1, 2018 at Samaritas Senior Living in Cadillac. He was 94. Donald was born on October 2, 1923 in Mesick, Michigan to Charles Edison & Maude Belle (LaMunion) French. On October 28, 1949 in Mackinaw City he married the former Evelyn J. Rogers and she preceded him in death on April 15, 2013.
Mr. French was a Veteran of the United States Army serving during World War II. Donald had been employed at Chris Craft Boat Co. in Cadillac and was a Dairy Farmer for many years. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, watching baseball and gardening.
Survivors include his children: Becky (Keith) Morgan of Douglas and Gary French of Cadillac; 2 grandchildren: Jessica Rahn and Scott Morgan; 4 great grandchildren: Austin, Allison, Eli and Isaac as well as many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents and his wife he was preceded in death by his daughter, Patricia French and 13 brothers and sisters.
Private gravesides services will be held at Meauwataka Cemetery in Wexford County with full military rites under the auspices of the Cadillac Area Honor Guard. An online guestbook is available at

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Bobbi Taylor - Feb 3rd, 2018 8:39 am

"Becky and Gary, sorry to hear about Don. Have a lot of great memories of the French family. Thoughts and prayers are with you all."

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