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Donald Edward Beals

August 18, 1941 January 27, 2018
Donald Edward Beals
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Donald Edward Beals, age 76, passed away on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at Genacross Lutheran Services Napoleon Campus. Born on August 18, 1941, he was the son of Edward and Dorothy (Hause) Beals. On December 17, 1960 , he married Sheila Devys and she survives. Donnie worked at Campbell's Soup for 38 years, retiring from his position as a waste water treatment operator. In his leisure time, he loved to fish and golf. He was a member to St. Augustine Catholic Church in Napoleon, as well as the Napoleon Moose Lodge and the Delta Eagles. Always happy and joking, he was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather.
Donnie is survived by his wife of 57 years, Sheila Beals; children, Janet (Paul) Montana, and Steven (Wendy) Beals; 8 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and brother, Roy (Elizabeth) Beals. He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Melissa Beals; brothers, William Harry Beals, and Jack Osthiemer; and sister, Virginia Annette Pinnitte. There will be private family services at a later date. Those wishing to make a donation in Donnie's memory may consider the Henry County Humane Society. Arrangements are entrusted to Snyder-Wesche-Hoening Funeral Home. Online condolences are welcome at

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