Donald Bahs
Donald Bahs

Obituary of Donald L. Bahs

Donald L. Bahs, age 86, of Adrian, died Tuesday, November 20, 2012, at ProMedica Bixby Hospital. He was born on March 21, 1926, in Adrian to Carl H. and Elsie L. (Schultz) Bahs. He graduated from Adrian High School in 1944. He served in the United States Army during World War II in the Pacific on the island of Ie Shima, off the coast of Okinawa, for operations against Japan. Donald was a graduate of Albion College with a BA degree in Business Administration. He retired in 1987 from General Motors Truck and Bus Division in Pontiac, Michigan as a Senior Tax Accountant, after 33 years of service. He was a lifelong member of St. John's Lutheran Church. Survivors are one sister, Nelda (Marlin) Zink of Palmyra; nephews, Carl (Nancy) Bahs of South Carolina, Dennis (Diane) Zink of Hollidaysburg, PA, Gary (Helena) Zink of Las Vegas, NV; and niece Shirley (Chuck) Marston of Manchester. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Lorain Bahs. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, November 24, 2012, at 1:00 p.m. at St. John's Lutheran Church with Pastor Joel Sarrault officiating. Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Saturday from 11:00 a.m. until 12:45 p.m. at St. John's Lutheran Church. You may send condolences to the family at In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. John's Lutheran Church. Envelopes are available at St. John's Lutheran Church.
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