January 15, 2019

Donald L. Green Sr.

Died Nov. 4, 2017


Donald Lee Green Sr., 77, of Holt passed away surrounded by family Nov. 4, 2017.

Don was born June 29, 1940, in Keego Harbor to the late Wendell and June Green. He grew up in Comins with his parents and three brothers, Bob, Linwood and Steven. In 1965, Don moved down to Holt to begin his career in law enforcement. He worked for Delhi Township and Ingham County police departments for almost 30 years. Don was active in his community and could be seen at various clubs, driving around in his Thunderbird or golf cart, or on the golf course. Since retirement, Don continued to reside in Holt with his wife, Suellyn, and dog Buddy. They enjoyed spending time in Michigan, Key West and their home in Florida. Throughout his life, Don made many friends, memories and lasting impressions. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Don is survived by his wife, Sue; children, Robin and Ken Devaney of Jackson, Don and Pam Green of Holt, Kelli and Barney Smith of Rives Junction, and Chris Davis and Katrina Moore of East Lansing; brothers, Bob (Marylou), Red (Marla) and Steve (Barbara) Green; grandchildren, Kristen (Brandon) Schipper, Jordan Green, Josh Green, Justin Green, Kara Wilson, Tanya Sweka, Erin Green, Cody Wilson and Camryn Smith; great-grandchildren, Jared Wilson, Avery Wilson and Blair Schipper; along with many other family members and friends.

Visitation will be at the Estes-Leadley Holt/Delhi Chapel on Wednesday, Nov. 8, from 6-8 p.m. and Thursday, Nov. 9, from 10-11 a.m., with the funeral service immediately following. Family and friends are invited to a luncheon at the Holt/Mason Eagles club following the service.

Online condolences may be left for his family at www.estesleadley.com.


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