Donald W. Pomeroy

RAPID RIVER – Donald W. Pomeroy went to join his love and be with our Lord on Jan. 17, 2013, at his home, surrounded by his loving family.

Don was born April 22, 1944, to the late Floyd and Elvera (Lamberg) Pomeroy in Ensign. He graduated from Nahma School in 1962 and married his high school sweetheart, Suzanne Gouin, on May 2, 1964, in Isabella. She preceded him in death on Sept. 11, 2010.

Don retired as owner of Pomeroy Forest Products, Inc. and enjoyed golfing and spending time with his family.

He is survived by his children, Mark (Vicky) Pomeroy and Marla Pomeroy, both of St. Jacques; grandchildren, Lacey, Nick, Chelsea, Zachary, Elizabeth and Kellen; brothers, Arlen (Judy) Pomeroy and Dennis (Jean) Pomeroy; sisters, Winnie (Andy) Budkis, Susan Hansen, Sandi (Don) LaForest and Ginny (Larry) Thorsen; sisters-in-law, Darlene Cayemberg and Yvonne (Rod) Groleau; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and his loyal companion, BO.

In addition to his wife and parents, Don was preceded in death by brothers-in-law, Dennis Gouin, Robert Cayemberg and Chuck Hansen.

Don’s family will receive friends on Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Calvary Lutheran Church in Rapid River. Funeral services to celebrate the life of Donald W. Pomeroy will follow visiting hours at 4 p.m. at the Calvary Lutheran Church with Rev. Stephen Gauger officiating. Luncheon will follow in the Calvary Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall.

Don will be laid to rest in the spring at Moss Lake Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the Big Bay de Noc School Athletic Booster Club. Envelopes will be available throughout services and at the Skradski Family Funeral Homes of Delta County. Messages of condolence to Don’s family can be offered online at