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Donald Christopher Schrauben Sr.

1930 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
Donald Christopher Schrauben Sr. Obituary
Donald Christopher Schrauben Sr., 83, of Portland, Mich., passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014. He was born on June 23, 1930, in Riley Township, Mich., the son of Mathias and Mamie (Trierweiler) Schrauben.
Mr. Schrauben was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church, the Knights of Columbus Council #2168, and was a veteran, serving in the U.S. Air Force. Donald enjoyed playing cards and sports, especially baseball.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 43 years, Shirley Schrauben; parents; brothers, Matt, Jim, Bill, Vern, Tom and Dennis; sisters, Marie, Elda and Arlene.
Surviving are his children, Chris (Mandy) Schrauben of Portland, Andy (Debbie) Schrauben of Westphalia, Phil (Kathy) Schrauben of Manistee, Kathy (Mark) Stambaugh of Portland, and Mary Schrauben of Portland; grandchildren, Matthew and Kaitlyn Stambaugh, Correy and Carmen Schrauben, Gabriel Schrauben, Natalie Weber, Kelly (Ross) Boomershine, and Dawn (Jacob) Bender; seven great granddaughters; special friend, Laura VanDyne; sisters, Betty Dinkel and Gert Dilley.
The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. Larry King at 11 a.m., Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Portland. Rite of Committal will follow at Portland Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 3-5 p.m. Saturday, and 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday at Lehman Funeral Homes, 210 E. Bridge St., Portland. A Rosary will be prayed at 7 p.m. on Sunday.
For those desiring, memorial contributions may be made to the Fr. Flohe Foundation, or the St. Patrick Athletic Association, in memory of Donald. Online condolences may be made at www.lehmanfuneralhomes.com.
Published in Ionia Sentinel-Standard on Jan. 25, 2014
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