American Diabetes Association
1550 E. Beltline S.E., Suite 250
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Daniel David Feather, age 83 of Grand Rapids, died Tuesday, October 13, 2020. Daniel was born in Berrien Springs, Michigan in 1936 and graduated in 1959 from Michigan State University with a degree in horticulture. Daniel was a member of the ROTC and Army Reserves. He married Wilma in 1961. They owned and lived on a fruit farm in Berrien Springs and later he went on to work in soil conservation for the US Government and then continued to work in the Equalization Department of Barry County. Dan loved flowers, especially red roses, gardening, bird watching, fishing and of course his Spartans. He enjoyed a good game of chess, was an avid reader, loved to socialize and also a good meal at Red Lobster. Dan and Wilma were active members of St. Rose of Lima Parish in Hastings, MI for 40 years. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Edith Feather and brother, Thomas Feather. Daniel is survived by his wife of 59 years, Wilma; children, Cindy (Larry) Bronkema and Greg (Amy) Feather; 5 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren; brother, John (Eileen) Feather; sister, Lenore Rhodes; aunt, Donna Simonton and several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be Thursday, October 15 from 6-8 PM at O’Brien-Eggebeen-Gerst Funeral Home, 3980 Cascade Rd., SE with a Rosary at 7:30 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday, October 16 at 11:00 AM at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, 1935 Plymouth SE, Rev. Troy Nevins, presiding with visitation one hour prior. Interment at Resurrection Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 1550 E. Beltline S.E., Suite 250, Grand Rapids, MI 49506.