Irwin “Donald” Hyrns, Age 89 of Muskegon, formerly of Bear Lake died Wednesday, April 29, 2020.
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He was born on January 22, 1931 in Muskegon, MI the son of the late Irving & Irene (Pierce) Hyrns. He was a graduate of Bear Lake High School Class of 1949. He was a veteran of the United States Army serving during the Korean Conflict. Don married Carol Jean Girven on February 2, 1952. She preceded him in death on July 4, 2011.
Don was employed as a firefighter for 32 years by the City of Muskegon, as well as growing blueberries with his wife and sons on the Hyrns Farm in Muskegon.
He was a member of the Bear Lake United Methodist Church, Bear Lake Promoters, Bear Lake Lions Club, VFW Bear Creek Post of Kaleva, and the Big Bear Sportsman Club. While residing in Muskegon he had been President of the Whitehall Eagles and President of the Muskegon Conservation Club. He enjoyed hunting and fishing.
Survivors include four sons; Gene Allen Hyrns & Todd Andrew (Vanessa) Hyrns all of Muskegon, Randy Scott Hyrns of Benton Harbor, MI, and Rodney Dell (Karen) Hyrns of Twin Lake, MI ,10 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren, one brother; Monte Hyrns of Muskegon, and one sister: Linda (James) Smith of TN.
He was also preceded in death by a sister; Marcella Coker.
Family Graveside Services will be held in the Pleasanton Township Cemetery.
Memorials in Don’s name may be directed to the VFW-Bear Creek Post.
Please visit don’s personal page of memories at www.oakgrovefh.com to share a story or memory. The family has entrusted the Oak Grove Funeral Home & Cremation Center with funeral arrangements.