Obituaries: Donald Michael

  • by BAR staff
  • Wednesday February 15, 2023
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Donald Michael
Donald Michael

January 10, 1951 — February 1, 2023

Donald "Don" Michael, 72, was a resident of San Francisco, California and passed away on February 1, 2023. Don was born January 10, 1951 in St. Louis, Missouri to the late parents Adolf H. Michael and Henrietta (Etta) Harrison. Don is predeceased by his older brother, Jack Michael. He is survived by his loving sisters Diann Dorley and Joyce (Freiner) Kippenberger; brothers-in-law: William Dorley Jr., George Kippenberger, and Bud Freiner; a beloved niece; three nephews; and two great-nieces along with many cousins.

Don was a graduate of St. Mary Magdalene Grade School and Southwest High School in St. Louis, prior to his completion of a business degree in San Francisco. He had also obtained a real estate broker's license in 1999.

In 1975, Don moved to San Francisco where he was employed at Mary's Help Hospital (now Seton Medical Center) for 12 years. He served as resident manager of the Pierce Building from 1987 through 2016. After two years with Walden Management Group, he retired in 2018.

Don will be remembered for his kindness, consideration, and thoughtfulness. He was respected and admired by so many who knew and loved him.

So loved, so missed, and so very dear to our hearts.

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