Donald August Lindow passed away on Dec 18, 2012, at age 96 in Grosse Pointe Woods, MI.
He was preceded in death by wife, Helen.
He is survived by son and daughter-in-law, Don and Erica Lindow; daughter and son-in-law, Marcia and Denis Stevens; daughter, Judy Adams; daughter and son-in-law, Nancy and Philip Wolf of Omaha; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
During WWII, he spent four years as a navy supply officer assigned to a base in California as well as the Pacific Theater, where he attained the rank of lieutenant. After returning to Michigan in 1946, he rose through the underwriting and special risk departments at Michigan Mutual, which became Amerisure, and eventually was named chairman and CEO.
Memorials may be made to the Detroit Historical Society, 5401 Woodward, Detroit, MI, 48202 or Belle Isle Conservancy, 8109 East Jefferson, Detroit MI, 48214.