Bert Lee Donaldson, 80

Bert Lee Donaldson, 80, of Allegan died Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015, at Byron Manor, in Byron Center. Bert was born Feb. 16, 1934, in Niles the son of the late Bert S. and Helene (Skalla) Donaldson.  
Bert was a veteran of the United States Army, a member of the Congregational Church and a member of the Elks. He loved to play golf, was an avid Spartan fan and enjoyed a wonderful sense of humor.
Bert worked as an assistant superintendent for Allegan County Intermediate School District special education, an interim superintendent for the School of the Blind in Lansing and a consultant for the Michigan Department of Education. He received his PhD from Michigan State University in 1974.  
Surviving are his wife Norma; two children, Lynn Donaldson and Bert Donaldson; three grandchildren, Taylor, Dusty and Deidre; three brothers, Theodore, Charles and Robert; his sister Joyce Stanton; and many nieces and nephews.  
Friends may meet with the family on Wednesday, Jan. 7, from noon until the time of service at 2 p.m. at Gorden Funeral Residence, Allegan Chapel,  Pastor Barry Lucas will officiate.  
Memorials may be made to the Congregational Kitchen, 323 Cutler St., Allegan, MI 49010.


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