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Donald William "Don" Seelhoff Sr.

February 9, 1936 ~ February 2, 2020 (age 83)

Obituary

     Donald William "Don" Seelhoff Sr., 83, of Ovid, MI, passed away Sunday, February 2, 2020, at Advent Health Hospital, Zephyrhills, FL.

     Funeral Services will be held at Smith Family Funeral Homes - Houghton Chapel, Ovid, MI, on Friday, February 7, 2020 at 11:00 A.M., with his son Pastor Donald Seelhoff Jr. and nephew Pastor Scott Seelhoff officiating. Burial will take place at a later date at Maple Grove Cemetery, Ovid, MI. Visitation will be held on Thursday, February 6, 2020 from 4-8 P.M. and on Friday for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

     Don was born in Rush Township, MI on February 9, 1936, the son of William and Clara (Wellmer) Seelhoff. He attended Rush Township School. On June 16, 1991, Don married Hazel Mae Hinkle at her daughter's home in Ovid. They enjoyed 28 years of marriage.

     Don worked at Midland Brake, Owosso, for many years. He then was a semi-truck driver, until retirement. Don has been a custodian at Ovid-Elsie Schools since retirement, which he truly enjoyed.

     Don loved to golf, play cards, and trips to Vegas with Hazel. Most of all, Don loved his family.

     Don is survived by his wife Hazel Seelhoff of Ovid, 2 sons: Donald (Wendy) Seelhoff Jr. of Hopkins, and Thomas (Karen) Seelhoff of Owosso; 2 step-daughters: Vickie (Dan) Csapos of Zephyrhills, FL, and Tracy (Kerry) Cole of Laingsburg. He is also survived by his grandchildren: Lindsay (Aaron) Pumfery, Ryan (Samantha) Seelhoff, Donald (Casandra) Seelhoff III, and Daniel (Krista) Seelhoff, step-grandchildren: Derek Csapos, Erin (Derek) Cuthbert, and Dayna (Ryan) Bancroft; several great grandchildren, sister Shirley (Gaylord) Long, and many nieces and nephews.  Don was preceded in death by his parents, son Richard Seelhoff, and siblings: Arlene (Dewey) Simpson, Doris (Clarence) Atkinson, Bernice (Lee) Sutliff, Lorrayne (Harlan) Shuster, and Norman (Berma) Seelhoff.

     Memorials may be made to Ovid Fire Fighters Association.  Online condolences can be made at www.smithfamilyfuneralhomes.com. The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes - Houghton Chapel, Ovid, MI.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
February 6, 2020

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Smith Family Funeral Homes - Houghton Chapel, Ovid
232 E. Oak Street
Ovid, MI 48866

Visitation
Friday
February 7, 2020

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Smith Family Funeral Homes - Houghton Chapel, Ovid
232 E. Oak Street
Ovid, MI 48866

Funeral Service
Friday
February 7, 2020

11:00 AM
Smith Family Funeral Homes - Houghton Chapel, Ovid
232 E. Oak Street
Ovid, MI 48866

Donations

Ovid Fire Fighters Association
Ovid MI 48866

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