Terrian, Donald D., Saginaw, Michigan


Beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather passed away suddenly Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at his home. Age 84 years. Son of the late Lein and Regina (Roth) Terrian, Donald was born May 13, 1929 in Saginaw, Michigan. He married Ruth M. Alles, his loving wife of 66 years, on July 23, 1946. She survives him. Donald was employed at Consolidated Freight retiring May 17, 1991. Donald enjoyed playing his guitar. Surviving besides his wife Ruth are one daughter and two sons, Diane J. (Gary) Nichols, Saginaw Twp.; Dan Terrian, Caseville; David (Susan) Terrian, Saginaw Twp.; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; four sisters and two brothers, Lois Bierlein, Barbara (Robert) Schulz, Kay (Ronald) Clark, Dennis (Mickey)Terrian, Regina (Brent) Behm, Leon (Linda)Terrian; many nieces and nephews. Donald was preceded in death by four sisters, Betty, Jean, Sandra and Judith. Funeral Service will take place on Friday, October 4, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road (between Shattuck and McCarty). Rev. Michele Hile will officiate with burial in Roselawn Memorial Garden. Friends may call at the funeral home where the family will be present on Thursday from 2:00-8:00 p.m. and on Friday from 9:00 a.m. until time of service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Saginaw Rescue Mission. www.snowfuneralhome.net