Donald L. Shei

Donald L. Shei, 89, of Hanna, Indiana passed away Wednesday, April 21, 2021.


Donald was born November 13, 1931, in La Porte, Indiana to the late Arthur and Mary Mae (James) Shei.


On March 11, 1951, Donald married Betty “Joan” Peters who preceded him in death on March 4, 2014.


Donald was a lifelong farmer and very proud of his work.


Donald is survived by a daughter, Rebecca (Russ) Kirsch of La Porte, Indiana; a son, Roger (Lynne) Shei of Hanna, Indiana; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; a sister, Maxine (Gerald) Lawrence of La Porte, Deloris Games of La Porte, and Joan Werner of Hanna, Indiana; and a brother, Les Shei of Hanna, Indiana. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; and siblings, Kenneth Shei, Bernice Perschke, and Carol Bealor.


Visitation will be from 9-11 a.m. Monday, April 26, 2021, at Frank L. Keszei Funeral Home, Essling Chapel, 1117 Indiana Avenue, La Porte, Indiana.  A funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. in the funeral home.  Pastor Craig Forwalter will officiate.  Burial will follow in Hanna Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to Alzheimer’s and Dementia Services, 922 E Colfax, South Bend, Indiana 46617.


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