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Donald G. Mercurio

1929 ~ 2019 (age 90)
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Donald G. Mercurio, age 90, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, August 20, 2019.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Jane Mercurio; parents Emory Frank Schulz and Mabel Mercurio; daughter, Peggy Otto; brother-in-law, Henry (Mary Jane) Bohl.

He will be lovingly remembered by his children Diane Nancy (William G.) Meister; son-in-law, Rev. Stephen J. Otto; siblings, Jim (Mary) Schulz, Ray (Sharry) Schulz; grandchildren, Joshua (Amanda) Otto, and Jeremy (Taylor) Otto; great-grandchildren Colton, Camryn, and Clay Otto; special nephews Steve (Heather) Bohl, and Peter Bohl; special niece, Sarah (Bill) Zwieg; special cousin, Carl (Joyce) Schulz.

Don enjoyed retirement with his wife Betty by traveling the country and going back to Alaska where he was first stationed with the Air Force. He enjoyed working on engines, woodworking, and spending time with his family. Don loved his Lord and Savior, his family, the 440th Air Lift Wing, and he loved his country. He was a kind, gentle man who helped others in need. He will be truly missed by all. He was a member of St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Dorr, MI. He was a Green Bay Packer shareholder.

The family would like to thank Green Acres Assisted Living in Wayland, MI and Kindred Hospice for their special care of our Dad. 

Visitation with the family will be held from 6-8PM, Friday, August 23, 2019 at St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 4125 18th St, Dorr. Funeral service will be held at 11AM, Saturday, August 24, 2019 with an hour of visitation prior at church. Pastor David Rockhoff will be officiating. Interment will be at Graceland Cemetery in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

In honor of Don, contributions may be made to St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church. 

The family welcomes memories and messages in their guest book online at


Donations may be made to:

St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church
4125 18th St., Dorr MI 49323
Tel: 1-616-681-2561

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