Donald J Eilers

December 6th, 1946 to March 10th, 2019

Donald James Eilers, 72, of Clyde Township, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 10, 2019.

He was born December 6, 1946 in Bad Axe to the late Alvin and Christine Eilers. He married Gay Wing on March 28, 1969 in Bad Axe.

Don worked for Sears for 25 years and retired from Mapal Inc. in 2014. He served in the U.S. Army in Germany and graduated from Baker College with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting. He was a member of Hillside Wesleyan Church. Don enjoyed his grandkids, gardening, fishing and hunting.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Gay; children, Jim (Debbie) Eilers, Eric Eilers and Elizabeth (Jasen) Heffner; six grandchildren, Addison and Connor Eilers, and Ella, Jacksen, Samuel and Emmalyn Heffner; five brothers, Alvin (Lynne) Eilers, Chuck (Sue) Eilers, David (Jeannie) Eilers, Steve (Sheila) Eilers and Harold Eilers; four sisters, Barbara Eilers, Mary (Bob) Corbett, Pauline (Jim) Myler and Donna (Pete) Marik; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brother, Michael, in November 2018.

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. on Friday, March 15, 2019 in Hillside Wesleyan Church with visitation beginning at 12:30 p.m. The Reverend William Kinnan Jr. will officiate.

Inurnment will be in Grand Lawn Cemetery, Pigeon.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hillside Wesleyan Church Missions.

Arrangements are by Pollock-Randall Funeral Home. To send condolences, visit

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