Douglas Lawrence Makurat, a resident of Roseville, was received into heaven on Sunday, September 2, in St. John Hospital of Detroit at the age of 74 years.
Douglas was born in Detroit on October 30, 1043, a son of the late Lawrence and Dorothy (Doherty) Makurat. He was united in marriage to his loving wife, Wilma Swafford, on December 21, 1962 in Detroit where the couple made their first home. They moved to Roseville in 1972. Douglas had worked hard as a skilled tradesman for General Motors for many years, refusing to retire until his health forced it in 1999. Douglas loved Michigans North country, camping, fishing, hunting and enjoying his family to whom he was deeply dedicated. Douglas will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.
Douglas is survived by his devoted wife, Wilma; his loving children, Connie (Pete) Wynne, Ricky (Danelle), Larry (Michelle), Steven (Rachel), Doreen (Mike) McConnell and Ray Rees; his 10 loving grandchildren and 3 adorable great grandchildren (one on the way). He is also survived by his sister, Carol (Guy) Scott. He was preceded in death by siblings, Robert and Debbie.
Visitation will be held at the Faulmann & Walsh Golden Rule Funeral Home, 32814 Utica Rd., Fraser, Thursday from 2pm till 8pm and Friday from 1pm till 2pm. Interment will follow in Resurrection Cemetery, Clinton Twp. Share memories and light a candle at www.faulmannwalsh.com