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(January 8, 1932 – October 6, 2015)

Mr. Weiss was a resident of Midland, MI for the last two years, having moved here from Birmingham, AL.Born, January 8, 1932, Brooklyn, N.Y. Don was a Korean War veteran, serving in the Air Force.He was a self-made entrepreneur and owned many businesses. Among them was a restaurant in Times Square, N.Y., the refuse business, on Long Island, NY and most recently Two Sister & Company, Birmingham, AL.He is survived by his wife, Marilyn and their three Great Danes, Kissy, Honey, and Harvey. The ?Ç£special one?Ç¥, Hilda, will rest with him in peace forever. Don had four daughters by a previous marriage, Deborah, Joan, Patty and Amy. His mother and father, Lillian and Louis Aaron, one brother Paul, preceded him in death.Because his Great Danes brought a lot of love and laughter to his life we ask that anyone wishing to make a memorial contribution, may do so to:Great Dane Rescue, Inc.PO Box 5543Plymouth, MI 48170Don will lay at rest after a Veteran?ÇÖs burial, Great Lakes Veteran?ÇÖs Cemetery, Holly, Michigan, October 13, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. After the service a celebration of life dinner and gathering will cherish his kindness and giving spirit.Don’t grieve that he is no longer, instead be happy that he was.Online condolences can be offered at smithminer.com.