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Donald L. Weirtz

October 05, 1955 - October 07, 2019



Donald L. Weirtz of Cadillac passed way Monday, October 7, 2019 at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City. He was 64.

Don was born October 5, 1955 in Cadillac, Michigan to Hubert L. and Beverly A. (Behrns) Weirtz.

He graduated from Cadillac High School in 1973 and worked with best friend Art Wilson for many years. Don was gifted working with computers and owned and operated his own computer repair business, PC House Calls. He was the life of the party and in the 1980’s earned himself the nickname, “Disco Don” among his friends. Don was an avid pool player all around Cadillac.

He is survived by wife, Jennifer Weirtz of Houghton; daughter, Sarah (Christian) Geiser of Ypsilanti; step-daughters: Marie (Corey) Niles of Great Falls, Montana and Vanessa (Bob) Michno of Beaufort, South Carolina; five step-grandchildren; his mother, Beverly Weirtz of Cadillac; a sister, Cheryal Hanley of Cadillac; a nephew, Joshua (Erin) Hanley of Cadillac and a great-nephew.

Don was preceded in death by his father, Hubert in 2005.

Cremation has taken place and no services will be held at this time.

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  • Art Wilson - Oct 9th, 2019 8:56 am

    "My heart and sadness is shared with Dons family, I love you all. I really can't say enough about Don. we exceeded a friendship that spanned more than 4 decades. Every one of those brought many memories. My wife (Sherri) and I called our first ten years of friendship with Don as the "glory days" she always referred to those times as the most memorable and most fun times of her life. I wont ever forget this guy and why wouldn't I. Our friendship will stand as a testimont to what a friendship is really about. Thank you Don for all those great memories "

  • Tammy Watson - Oct 9th, 2019 12:52 pm

    "We, here at Dr. Gischia's office, are so sorry to hear of the passing of your husband. We lift your whole family up in prayers. We miss you my dear. "

  • Douglas Johnson - Oct 9th, 2019 2:29 pm

    "We had a lot of fun in Florida."

  • James Feister - Oct 13th, 2019 1:00 am

    "Don was a great friend and shared many wonderful times.He will be missed"

  • Jennifer Weirtz - Oct 16th, 2019 2:01 pm

    "On behalf of the family, I would like to thank you all for your precious thoughts. They mean a lot. I will make sure to print these out for the girls and my mother-in-law."

  • Mike Vincent - Oct 20th, 2019 3:56 pm

    " It was with a sadheart that I write this note for my friend, Don. Known by his close friends as DISCO DON! I met Don in 1978 at the Cadillac Sands, Gaslight Dance Lounge. We became instant friends. He was kind, full of enthusiasm and always willing to lend a helping hand I was a DJ at the Lounge, spinning Disc. It was a remarkable 3 years. Don was introduced to Scott Partridge (deceased) a Radio Announcer at WATT and then we met Art Wilson. the Fab Four. Don was quite the Dancer and I remembered when he walked into the Lounge with his 3 piece White Suit. How about dressing up with Scott Partridge, as the Blues Brothers. Winning the best dressed first prize. Our Thanks to Art Wilson that had a re union party in Grand Rapids years later. Inviting and Including "mak" the Ethiopian Refugee who our friend...and frequent the lounge often. Ironically, I visited Don at the Traverse City Hospital while working. He passed just 1/2 hour later RIP Disco Don. Keep dancing with the Angels. Thanks for your Friendship and Memories. Mike Vincent , A Friend October 14, 2019 | Warren, MI | Friend "

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