Donald Edward Walsh
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Donald Edward Walsh, age 81 of Laingsburg went to be with the Lord on Thursday, May 8, 2014 at Hospice House of Shiawassee County after a brief illness.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at 11:00 AM at Watkins Brothers Funeral Home, Laingsburg Chapel with Pastor Brian West officiating. Burial will follow in Laingsburg Cemetery. Family will receive friends on Monday from 6-8 PM at the funeral home.
Donald was born on December 30, 1932 to Carlos and Mabel (Jeffery) Beltz. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was a receiptent of the Purple Heart and Bronze Star. He was a furniture and appliance store owner, a supervisor for Manpower and motel owner. He married Edul (Brewster) Hunt on February 14, 2003 in Las Vegas.
He is survived by his wife Edul; daughter Brenda (Dan) Moore; sons, Mark Shawn and Troy; step-daghter Therese (Jerry) Thomas; stepson, Greg Hunt (friend Chris); four grandchildren, six great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and sister, Laura (Floyd) Sloan. He was predeceased by the mother of his four children, Mary ( Middaugh) Walsh; parents; step-father Wilbur Walsh; sister Barbara Hewitt; and his grandparents that raised him Harry and Jessie (Ninin) Jeffery.
Memorial contributions are suggested top Laingsburg United Methodist Church. On-line condolences can be sent to www.watkinsfuneralhomes.com
Published in Lansing State Journal on May 11, 2014