Donald John Habel, Sr.
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“Like so many, many others Don had a Big part in my sobriety. One of the true friends I made at St. Ephrem meeting. I join the other friends of Bill W...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Jerry Miller - Sterling Heights, MI

“Caring. always interested and positive are words I will always associate with Don. His strong faith came through in conversation. He will be missed...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Cheryl Shacklett - Venice, FL

“Our sympathies to the Habel families. We know what a great family man Uncle Don was. We are sad and sorry for your loss. ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Robert, Sheri, Lauren and Taylor Frank

“My favorite memory of my Uncle Don was when our family would visit on Friday nights and watch movies together.One night we must of stayed to late...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Ronald Frank - Clarkston, MI

“Marie and Habel Family, It goes w/o saying that Don's loss is felt by many,many people. He was a tremendous Man of faith whose deep love for his...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Mike Reilly

“I was so sorry to hear this news tonight at our meeting.Don was always a great friend in our program!He really walked the walk and talked the talk...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Wayne Peterson - Sterling Heights, MI

“Don I will always treasure your kindness and good advice. Your spirit will be with us at the Friday AM meeting and I will always smile when I think...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Betty Risher - Warren, MI

“I am very sorry to hear this news. All of us at Manresa Jesuit Retreat House thought very highly of Don and I personally appreciated his good sense...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Hugh Buchanan - Bloomfield Hills, MI

HABEL, Donald J. Sr. November 8, 2012. Age 76. Beloved husband of Marie for 57 years. Loving father of Donald Jr. (Deborah), Derek, and Denise (Lloyd) Dubroy. Proud and loving grandpa of Alison, Jason, Jaci, Erica, John, Ashley and Joey. Dear brother of Ricahrd, Edward, Lenny, Carolyne and the late Joanne. Mr. Habel was a "friend of Bill W." and was responsible for sponsoring countless people to sobriety. He was a wonderful man who loved his family above everything else. Visitation Sunday 3-9pm. Funeral Monday 10:30am at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc., 54880 Van Dyke at 25 Mile Rd., Shelby Twp. Memorial contributions to the American Lung Association or the American Cancer Society are appreciated. Please share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guestbook" at