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Donald David Denton

d. August 5, 2019

Donald David Denton Jr., of Grayling, MI, peacefully passed away on August 5th, 2019.

Don was 83 years old and passed away in the home he built with his loving wife of 62 years, Dorothy “Puff” Denton.  Don and Puff were married in Grayling, MI, on May 4th, 1957 and raised four children.

Don started his career at the Bear Archery of Grayling until he was drafted into the United States Army in 1958.  Don continued his military service at Camp Grayling in the National Guard until he retired in 1995, as a Warrant Officer.  After his retirement, Don dedicated most of his time to woodworking, which he frequently donated.  Don was a family man who loved his wife, children, grandchildren and dogs.  He was an avid outdoorsman that loved walking in the woods, hunting and fishing.

A graveside memorial with military honors will be held on Saturday, September 7th, 2019 at 11:00AM at the Elmwood Cemetery in Grayling.  Condolences may be expressed at

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Graveside Service with Military Honors

Saturday, September 7, 2019

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

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