Owner of Dutch Girl Donuts dies at 75

Posted at 10:16 AM, Sep 19, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-20 11:04:50-04

DETROIT, MI (WXYZ) — Gene Timmer, the owner of the beloved Dutch Girl Donuts on Woodward Avenue near Seven Mile in Detroit passed away Friday due to complications from cancer.

His daughter says he passed away peacefully and was surrounded by family at Ascension Providence Hospital in Novi.

Timmer has been battling cancer for 1.5 years.

He was 75.