Donald J. Albosta


Birth: December 5th, 1925
Death: December 18th, 2014
Age: 89 years
Residence:St. Charles

Donald Joseph Albosta, beloved husband, father, grandfather and brother passed away peacefully Thursday, December 18, 2014 at the age of 89.  He was born in Saginaw, Michigan on December 5, 1925 to the late Paul and Laura (Bennet) Albosta.  He attended Saginaw and Chesaning Public Schools and graduated from Chesaning Agricultural School.  He married the former Dorothy Ankoviak on February 10, 1951 and she survives him. 

 

Don was a proud farmer, founding and operating Misteguay Creek Farms.  He served his country in the United States Navy during WWII, and served his community as Albee Township Trustee, Saginaw County Commissioner, Michigan State House of Representatives 86th district, US Congressman 10th district, School Board Secretary and Agricultural Policy Advisory Committee for Trade.  He was also the director of the Sugar Beet Growers Association, Associate Director of Saginaw County Soil Conservation District, on the State Advisory Board of the FHA, member of the Farmer’s Union and NFO, president of Prairie Farms Cooperative for 20 years, a member of St. Charles VFW post 5695 and the 1960 Outstanding Young Farmer of the Year.

 

Along with his wife of 63 years Dorothy, Don is survived by his daughter, Christine (Gary) White of Bancroft; son, Paul (Renee) Albosta of Burt; granddaughters, Chelsey and Carly Albosta; a sister, Ruth Sklebeck and several nieces and nephews. 

 

A funeral mass will be held on Monday, December 22 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Mary’s Church of Albee.  Fr. Christopher Coman will preside with burial following at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Albee.  Visitation will take place at C.M. Humpula Funeral Home, 209 Entrepreneur Dr., St. Charles on Sunday from 1–8 p.m. and again on at the church on Monday from 10 a.m. until the time of service.  Memorial contributions can be made to Mary of the Immaculate Conception Church or a charity of the donor’s choice.



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CONDOLENCE MESSAGES


“I am sorry to hear the pasing of Don. He was a good person and an inspiration to one and all. God be with you. ”


Helen (Pietras) Wenzel



“Dorothy and Family, you are all in our prayers during this very special time. Don now shares the banquet of the Lord in the company of the Saints.”


Jesse & Mary Espinoza



“ Much sympathy with the passing of a great man! I remember Don well since I grew up in a farming family! My prayers go out to those he left behind!”


Connie (Gross) Gardner



“Albosta family, Our sincere condolences on Don's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.”


Frank and Jeanice Jastrzembowski



“ I, obviously never had the fortune of meeting Mr. Donald Albosta, but I would like to salute and praise him for attempting with (some) success in shining a ray of light and truth on the criminal antics and behavier or the Reagan-Bush Campaign and White House before, during and after the 1980 election.I thank you and salute you! Regards, David T. Krall truthatlarge@hotmail.com”


david t. krall





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