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Donald E. Shull

OREGON – Donald E. Shull, 76, of Oregon, died Monday, Aug. 12, 2013, at Rockford Memorial Hospital.

He was born Dec. 15, 1936, in Chana, the son of Clifford and Violet (Haynes) Shull. He married the love of his life, Doris King, on Nov. 12, 1955, in Oregon. Of this marriage, there are six wonderful children: son, Michael (Robin) Shull of Byron, son, Matthew (Nancy) Shull of Oregon, daughter, Roxanne (Todd) Bauer of Oregon, daughter, Sherri Rowe of Mount Morris, daughter, Stephanie (Mike) Myers of Loves Park, and son, Alan Shull of Chicago; seven grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Donald worked 45 years in the printing trade, retiring in 1996 from Dixon Web as lead pressman.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and sisters, Vivian Shull and Phyllis Dobson. Special acknowledgement to his grandparents, Guy and Alta Haynes; and uncle, Glenn “Ike” Haynes, who also preceded him in death.

At Donald’s request, there will be no public services. Cremation rites have been accorded. Family interment will be private. Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home in Oregon is handling arrangements.

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