Daniel F. Colman
age 87 of Clay Twp., MI. passed away June 22, 2016 in his home. He was born November 15, 1928 in Clay Twp. He married Marilyn J. Durow on April, 16, 1955 in Marine City, MI.
Mr. Colman was a U.S. Army Veteran, former President of the Lake Pilots Association and member of the First Evangelical Lutheran Church of Algonac. Dan spent his career as a Great Lake sailor, with many years for Interlake Steamship Company, then as a captain for the Lake Pilots Association.
Mr. Colman is survived by his wife Marilyn, a daughter Lori (Cliff) Kroeter, and a sister-in-law Gladys Colman. Predeceased by an infant daughter, brother Harold Colman, brother and sister-in-law Robert (Theresa) Colman, and sister and brother-in-law Frayna (Warner) DeLeeuw.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM Monday June 27, 2016 in the First Evangelical Lutheran Church of Algonac. Visitation 1:00-4:00 and 6:00-8:00 PM Sunday in the Gilbert Funeral Home, Algonac, and 10:00 AM until time of service Monday at church. Memorial donations may be made to the First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1623 Washington St. Algonac, MI. 48001 or to the Blue Water Habitat for Humanity, 3524 Pine Grove Ave. Port Huron, Michigan 48060.