Donald Arthur Price (1900-1974)

Donald Arthur Price
Denver Don
Born:29 Oct 1900 Denver, Colorado
Died:30 May 1974 Petoskey, Michigan
Father:James Lincoln Price
Mother:Minnie Pearl Main
Siblings:Isadora Minerva Price
Donald Arthur Price
Married:9 Feb 1922 Lansing, Michigan
Spouse:Dorothy Andrus Crane
Children:Donna Joanne Price
Patricia Ellen Price
Baby girl Price
James Douglas Price
Dorothy Elaine Price

 Petoskey News Review, Friday, May 31, 1974:

Donald A. Price Rites

Saturday Services for Donald A. Price, 73, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday from the Stone Funeral Home. Rev. Robert Kyser, of the First Presbyterian Church, will officiate and interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery. He died yesterday at his Petoskey home.

On October 29, 1900 he was born in Denver, Colorado and moved to Lansing at the age of six. He attended Lansing schools and graduated from Lansing High School in 1920. On February 9, 1922, he married the former Dorothy Crane in Lansing. After a period of moving the couple settled in Harbor Springs in 1934 and in 1941 they moved to Petoskey where they had resided since.

Mr. Price was a retail salesman for Montgomery Ward and Co. from 1942-1964. He was manager of the Petoskey branch of the Secretary of State's License Bureau from September, 1964 until 1969 when he retired. He was active in the Democratic Party in Emmet county; was president of the Petoskey Softball League and was active in barbershop quartets for many years. For 31 years he was an active member of the choir of the First Presbyterian Church. For two years he served as secretary of the Harbor Springs Chamber of Commerce

Besides his wife, he is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Leslie (Donna) Heinz, of Harbor Springs, Mrs. John (Pat) Duvernay and Mrs. Robert (Dorothy) Dennis, of Petoskey; a son, James Price, of Los Gatos, Calif; 12 grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; 13 great step-grandchildren and a sister , Mrs. Frank (Isadora) Sallows, of Harbor Springs.


*Price, Donald A. 1915 Letter to Kenneth.

*Autobiographical note to Joanne M. Heinz Howse.

*1920 Federal Census, Lansing, Ingham, Michigan, Ward 4, 18 Jan 1920, ED 97 N. Washington Ave.
     Main, Mabel, head, own home mort., female, white, 72, single, MI, NY, OH, teacher public school
     Price, Minnie P., sister, female, white, 51, Widow, MI, NY, OH
             , Isadora M., niece, female, white, 20, single, CO, MI, MI
             , R. Donald A., nephew, male, white, 19, single, CO, IN, MI

*1930 Federal Census, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, Ward 10, 3 April 1930, Sunset, La Vita Terrace #1513, Dwelling #73, Family #87:
     Price, Donald, head rent, $50.00, male, white, 29, married, CO, Iowa, MI, Proprietor Art Shop
          , Dorothy, wife, female, white, 28, married, OH, OH, OH
          , Donna, daughter, female, white, 7, single, MI, OH, NY
          , Patricia, daughter, female, white, 4, single, FL, OH, NY
          , James, son, white, male, 1 and 2/12, single, CA, OH, NY
     Currie, Garfield, Lodger, male, white, 29, married 28, MI, PA, PA, commercial artist
              , Phanalice, lodger, female, white, 22, married 21, Conn, Conn, Canada-French

*Emmet County Graphic, May 1937, Obituary: Main, Fredrick Truman

*1940 Federal Census, Harbor Springs, Emmet, Michigan
     Price, Donald A., head, male, white, 39, married, CO
             , Dorothy, wife, female, white, 38, married, OH
             , Donna J., daughter, female, white, 17, single, MI
             , Patricia E., daughter, female, white, 14, single, FL
             , James D., son, white, male, 11, single, CA
             , Dorothy E., daughter, female, 6, single, ME
             , Minnie, mother, female, 71, widowed, MI

*Death: Emmet County, Michigan, Vital Records Search, Deaths:
     PRICE, Donald
     Date: 5/30/1974
     Liber: 1974
     Folio: P119
     Place of Death: Petoskey, Michigan

*Burial: Greenwood Cemetery Index, Petoskey, Michigan:
     Price, Donald A.
     Age: 73
     Born: 10/29/1900
     Died: 05/30/1974
     Burial: 06/01/1974
     Cemetery: Greenwood at Petoskey
     Obit: Petoskey News Review 05/31/1974
     Stone Funeral Home at Petoskey
     Lot: H -36-3

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