Donald Uebler, 81, of Three Oaks, Michigan died November 12, 2012 at his home.
Don was born January 25, 1931 in Michigan City, Indiana to Norman and Mildred Uebler. Don served his country in the US Naval Reserves. He married Mary Louise Duddleson on April 25, 1953 in New Buffalo, Michigan. Don was a Police Officer for the city of New Buffalo and he owned and operated Don’s DX Gas Station in New Buffalo. For most of his career, he was employed as a truck driver by Inter-Royal Corp, Michigan City, Indiana and Holland Trucking of South Bend, Indiana. In retirement Don was a grounds keeper at Whittaker Woods Golf Course in New Buffalo and drove for Classic Transports in Elkhart, Indiana. Don enjoyed traveling, camping with the Good Sam RV Club, and golfing. He also enjoyed going to the movies, and spending time with his family. Don was a member of the Three Oaks United Methodist Church.
Survivors include his children, Chris Uebler of Cape Coral, Florida; Linda (Robert) Flick of Three Oaks and Vicki (Bobby) Looney of New Buffalo, Michigan; grandchildren, Cara, Caly, Tyler, Jason, Jennifer, Samantha and Cody; great grandchildren, Morgan, Conner, Jeremy Jr, Emma, Kaitlyn, McKenzie, McKayla, Austin and Isabella; sisters, Eleanor (Wayne) Lester of Grand Rapids, Michigan; Maxine Schwartz of Michigan City, and Bonnie Rodriguez of Houston, Texas, brother James Uebler of Niles, Michigan and sister-in-law, Shirley (Alvin) Schroeter of Three Oaks.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Norman and Ethel Uebler and Mildred and Matthew Kolobuchowski; sisters Jeanette Szymkowski and Beverly Dreyer and brother Lee “Jeep” Uebler. His wife, Louise, preceded him in death on March 29, 2011.
Cremation has taken place. Memorial services will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, November 16, 2012 at Pobocik Funeral Home with the Reverend Sherri Swanson officiating. Visitation will be held from 5:00 – 8:00 pm on Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Three Oaks United Methodist Church, 2 East Sycamore Street, Three Oaks, Michigan 49128.
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