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Duane Ronald Sheley

April 12, 1928 ~ November 7, 2021 (age 93)

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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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Memorial Service with 21 Gun Salute
November 20, 2021

12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Brooklyn American Legion
211 Chicago Street
Brooklyn, MI 49230

Luncheon Following Service

Brooklyn American Legion
211 Chicago Street
Brooklyn, MI 49230

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