Donald Cartwright, age 89, of Kalamazoo, MI passed away March 8, 2017 at Vicinia Gardens, Otsego. Don was born in Grant, MI on February 27, 1928 the son of Manley and Matie (Allison) Cartwright. He was a veteran of WWII having served in the Navy. He was employed at Otis Elevator as a mechanic and was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. He was preceded in death by a daughter & son in law: Mata & Perry Thomas. Don is survived by 2 children: Robert & Debbie Cartwright of Grosse Pointe and Linda & Tom Massura of Kalamazoo, 7 grandchildren, 5 great granddaughters, several nieces & nephews. Friends are being received Sunday March 12 from 2 until 4pm at The Redmond Funeral Home, 4100 S. Westnedge, 269-343-6156, where services will be held Monday March 13 at 11:30 am Father Michael Hazard Celebrant. Burial will be in Fort Custer National Cemetery, Augusta. Memorials may be made to Grace Hospice.