Donald Neil Ulry, 88, of Michigan City, Indiana passed away on December 15th, 2022.
Donald was born on August 18th, 1934, in Westerville, Ohio to Enos Lowell and LuAnna Mae (Clapham) Ulry. When he was 7 years old his family moved to Bandon, Oregon. Later he moved to Michigan City to be with family. After graduating from High School Donald served his country in the United States Marine Corp.
Donald worked with his father as a carpenter. He was a commercial fisherman in Oregon and also drove a truck for Arno Tape and Steel company. He owned and operated an Adult Group home for Older Adults. He was a bus driver for the Assisted Living and retired as EMT/Firefighter in Hanna Ohio. He was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, woodworking, and built a cradle for his daughter.
He married Mary Patricia Jones on April 30th, 1984. He is survived by his wife Mary; daughters, Sharon Rohman of Columbus, Ohio, Shelly Ulry of Waldo, Ohio, Susan Ulry of Waldo, Ohio, and Stacy Ulry of Coos Bay, Oregon; stepchildren, Mark Harrington, Allen Harrington, Sue Emerick, Rod Harrington, and Matt Harrington; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Scott Ulry.
Cremation has taken place. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Frank L. Keszei Funeral Home, Essling Chapel 1117 Indiana Avenue, La Porte, Indiana.
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