Duane Ronald Sheley, age 93, of Brooklyn, passed away November 7, 2021. Duane was born April 12, 1928 in Toledo, Ohio the son of Russell D. and Ruth Emily (Baxendale) Sheley. On September 27, 1946 he married Lois VanWormer in Temperance, MI and she preceded him in death December 30, 2018. Duane served in the United States Navy during both World War II and the Korean Wars. He retired from the United States Postal Service after many years of service, He enjoyed living on Vineyard Lake, camping, driving his pontoon, helping neighbors with their projects and loved reading. Duane is survived by his children, Christine Cappelletty and Gerald (Michele) Sheley; 2 granddaughters, Melissa and Amanda; 2 great grandsons, Roman and Luke and daughter in law, Betty Jackson. In addition to his wife, Lois. he was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Sue Bright; brother. Dean and a sister, Lucille. Cremation has taken place and memorial services with a 21 gun salute will be held 12:00 - 3:00 P.M. Saturday, November 20, 2021 at the Brooklyn American Legion, 211 Chicago Street, Brooklyn, Michigan 49230. A luncheon will follow the service.
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