Ryder, Don P., Saginaw, Michigan


Passed away Wednesday, April 13, 2011. Age 76 years. Don was born May 24, 1934 in Taymouth Township, the son of the late John and Thelma (Joyce) Ryder. He served with the U.S. Army and was a member of the American Legion. He retired from Allen Supply and was a member of the Saginaw Field and Stream Club. Surviving are five children, Randy and Kathy Ryder; Donna Payne; Judy and Bryan Neumann; James Ryder and partner, Frank Colasonti Jr.; Roger and Amy Ryder; the mother of his children, Karin Ryder; ten grandchildren, Andrew, Bradley, Jason, Bethany, Lauren, Emilee, Jordan, Morgan, Cole and Joshua; a great grandson, Evan; a brother and sister-in-law, Jack Alan and Evelyn Ryder; his dear friend and companion, Evelyn Kube; a sister-in-law, Sue Ryder; several nieces, nephews and friends. A brother, Noel Ryder has predeceased him. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 16, 2011 at 5:00 p.m., at the W. L. Case and Co. Funeral Chapel, 201 N. Miller Road. Rev. Paul Theiss will officiate. Friends may call at the Chapel from 3:00-6:00 p.m. Saturday. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider Boy Scout Troop #129 of Portland, MI or the American Legion. www.casefuneralhome.com