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Donald Martin Rapin

November 21, 1957 ~ July 12, 2019 (age 61)
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Donald Martin Rapin was born November 21, 1957, in Detroit, MI to Edward and Florence Rapin.  He passed away under the care of Hospice of Lenawee, with his family by his side, on July 12, 2019. Donny graduated from Tecumseh High School in 1975 and entered the U.S. Marines.  After serving our country, he was in the U.S. National Guard.  He was an amazing man that served his country, his family, and his friends.  Donny was loved by many because of his giving heart.  He was an avid Tecumseh Wrestling fan and loved to hunt and fish.  He had the gift of gab and loved to find a bargain at garage sales. Donny was preceded in death by his father, Edward Sr.; mother, Florence; brothers, Ed Jr., and David.  He is survived by his children Kelly (Trower) Rozsa , Eddy (Amanda) Rapin; grandsons Carson and Lucas, and siblings Barb Rapin, Mary Langham, Frank Rapin, Florence Humphrey, Caroline Rapin, Joanie (Russ) Gaglio, Therese Rains, Michelle (Dave) Klima, Melissa (Jim) Hilton, several nieces and nephews and his best canine friend, Ace. A memorial gathering will be from 6-8 pm on Monday, July 22, 2019 at J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home , Tecumseh.  At 7 pm, there will be a time of sharing and remembrance.  In lieu of flowers and in honor of Donny, donations may be made to the Veterans Hospital , Ann Arbor, or Hospice of Lenawee. 

Donations may be made to:

VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System
2215 Fuller Road, Ann Arbor MI 48105
Tel: 1-734-845-3467

Hospice of Lenawee
1903 Wolf Creek Hwy, Adrian MI 49221
Tel: 1-517-263-2323

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