Traverse City Record-Eagle

April 5, 2013

David Woodrow Wilson


Traverse City Record-Eagle

---- — KALKASKA — David Woodrow Wilson, 70, died at home on Tuesday April 2. He was born on Nov. 14, 1942, to Woodrow and Ruth (Harper) Wilson.

He graduated from Atlanta High School in Atlanta, Mich., in 1961.

He married Margaret (Marchand) in 1966; she survives.

David graduated from Ferris State in 1967.

He worked for the State of Michigan for over 28 years, most of which was as the Kalkaska County Social Services Director.

Mr. Wilson was a member of the People’s Church in Kalkaska, served on the Senior Haven Board, volunteered at the Kalkaska Commission on Aging and was president of the local Historical Society.

The greatest joy in his life was spending time with his family and watching his grandsons play baseball and other sports. He was an avid and lifelong Detroit Tigers fan.

David is also survived by his son, Steve (Jeanny) Wilson, of Rudyard; daughter, Julie, of Kalkaska; grandchildren, Mitch, Tyler, Riley and Jada Wilson; and step grandchildren, Ashley Clark, Alicia (Tyler) Northrup and Ariel (Jake) McGrath.

A memorial visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. today, April 5, at Kalkaska Funeral Home, 152 S. Cedar St., Kalkaska. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 6, in the Chapel of Kalkaska Funeral Home, with final visiting beginning at 10 a.m. Pastor Roger Numerich will officiate the service.

Memorials may be directed to the Kalkaska Commission on Aging or the American Heart Association.

Arrangements are being handled by Kalkaska Funeral Home and Cremation Services.


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