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(December 8, 1931 – April 13, 2016)

Donald H. Mason, 84, of Auburn, passed away on Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at Country Square AFC. He was born in Hope, Michigan on December 8, 1931 to the late Howard and Mary Mason. On June 7, 1952 he married Carol Raetz who predeceased him on September 28, 2011. Donald worked as an operator for Dow Corning retiring in 1989. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping, horseback riding, his garden and his birds. He loved to travel to see his family especially his nieces and nephews. Donald had a special love for his dog, Abby.Donald is survived by his children, Scott (Debra) Mason, Greg (Denise) Mason and Sally (Tim) Guentensberger; grandchildren, Catie (Sean Busch) Brown, Nikki Gossmeyer, Sara (Justin) Huffman, Greg (Tina) Mason, Levi (Liz) Osterloh, April (Steve) Marsh, Tony Osterloh and 15 great grandchildren. Donald is predeceased by his siblings, Imogene (Ralph) Westendorf, Rethal (Pete) Clerc, Elnora (George) Westendorf and Phyllis Mason.A funeral service will take place at Smith-Miner Funeral Home on Monday, April 18, 2016 at 11:00 am with Pastor Ed Abbott officiating. Friends may visit with the family at Smith-Miner Funeral Home on Sunday, April 17th from 4-7p.m. and on Monday from 10 am until the service.Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Midland Humane Society.On Line condolences can be left at smithminer.com