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Donald Earl Shimmell, Jr.

November 1, 1959 January 28, 2019
Donald Earl Shimmell, Jr.
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Donald E. Shimmell, Jr., age 59, died Monday, January 28, 2019 at Mercy Health St. Mary's in Grand Rapids.  He was born November 1, 1959 in Grand Rapids, the son of Donald and Josephine (Wiley) Shimmell, Sr.  Don was a smart and outgoing man with a great sense of humor and strong work ethic.  He is survived by his daughters, Amber (Doug) Rau, Ashley Wiers, Haley (Kyle) Rohr, and Jodi DeVoogd; his ex-wife, Cheryl Munson; 12 grandchildren; siblings, Susan Shimmell, Joan Stevens, and Nancy (Joe) Wardell; girlfriend, Sheryl DeVoogd; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.  A memorial gathering in celebration of his life will be held from 11:00 am to 2:30 pm Sunday, May 5, 2019 at Townsend Park.  Sympathy cards and memorial contributions to assist the family with final expenses may be mailed to Amber Rau, 5026 Gahan Ave. NE, Rockford, MI  49341.

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11:30 AM 5/5/2019 11:30:00 AM - 2:00 PM 5/5/2019 2:00:00 PM
Townsend Park

8280 6 Mile Road
Rockford, MI 49341

Townsend Park
8280 6 Mile Road Rockford 49341 MI
United States

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