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Donald W. Bateson, Sr
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Birth: Jun. 9, 1919
Bowling Green
Wood County
Ohio, USA
Death: May 14, 2007
Gladwin County
Michigan, USA

FATHER: William Richard Bateson 1888-1977
MOTHER: Gladys Darly Grim 1890-1968
WIFE: Lillian M. Mull 1916-1973
MARRIED: abt 1938, Wood Co.
* Donald W. Bateson Jr. 1939
* Orville Bateson
* Patricia Frye

WIFE: Mary Petrasio
MARRIED: 5/6/1979, Grove City, OH

1. 1920 OHIO CENSUS, Wood Co.
BATESON: William 31, laborer on oil pumpers; wife Gladys 29, children Alice 12, Leona 8, Paul 5, Cloyce 3-3/12, Donald 7 mos, and father-in-law B. Grim 60, widow, all born in Ohio, except B. Grim born in MD were living in Plain Twp.
2. 1930 MICHIGAN CENSUS, Lenawee Co.
BATESON, William 42, a farm laborer; wife Gladys 40, sons Paul 16, Cloyce 14 & Donald 10 were living in Ridgeway twp, MI.
3. 1940 MICHIGAN CENSUS, Kent Co.
BATESON, William 52, an oil pumper; wife Gladys 49, son Donald 20, laborer in oil field, daughter-in-law Lillian 24, and grandson Donald 6 mos. were living on Butterworth Rd. in Wyoming, MI. In 1935 the family lived in Deerfield, MI. All born in Ohio except Donald Jr. born in MI.

4. OBIT: Record & Clarion, Gladwin; 5/15/07
DONALD W. BATESON SR. of Gladwin passed away Monday, May 14, 2007 at MidMichigan Medical Center-Gladwin.

Don was born June 9, 1919 in Bowling Green, Ohio to William and Gladys (Grimm) Bateson. He married the former Mary Petrasio on May 6, 1979 in Grove City, Ohio.

Don worked in the oil fields in Gladwin, Pentwater & Ohio. Don retired from Dow Chemical as an engraver in 1974. He was a member of the Gladwin Eagles & loved to hunt & fish.

Surviving are his wife, Mary; two sons, Donald (Coral) Bateson Jr. of Pentwater and Orville (Nancy) Bateson of Gaines; one daughter, Patricia (Marvin) Frye of Gladwin; one step-daughter, Rosemarie (Ed) Ervin of Lancaster, Ohio; two step-sons, Lawrence (Janet) McCann, Jr. of Grove Port, Ohio and Lewis (Charlene) McCann, Sr. of Florida; 13 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Donald is predeceased by 3 brothers & 2 sisters.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 17, 2007 at Sisson Funeral Home. Rev. Donald Roberts will officiate. Burial will be in Midland Memorial Gardens in Sanford. Friends may call at the funeral home from 7-9 p.m. Wed.
Family links: 
  William Richard Bateson (1888 - 1977)
  Gladys Darley Grim Bateson (1890 - 1968)
  Lillian M. Mull Bateson (1916 - 1973)*
  Alice Cornelia Bateson (1907 - 1924)*
  Leona Maude Bateson Kruse (1911 - 2001)*
  Donald W. Bateson (1919 - 2007)
*Calculated relationship
Memorial Gardens Cemetery
Midland County
Michigan, USA
Created by: Jane Duesler Iafelice
Record added: Feb 22, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 105673025
Donald W. Bateson, Sr
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