Eric McDonald, Sr.

March 9, 1950 - July 8, 2012

Eric McDonald, Sr. age 62 of Grand Rapids, Michigan died Sunday, July 8, 2012 in Grand Rapids. Eric was born on March 9, 1950 in Shelbyville, Ml, the son of George and Maudeline Sprague McDonald. Jr.

Funeral services for Eric will be held on Saturday, July 21, 2012 at the Chippewa Indian United Methodist Church at 11 :00 AM. Rev. Owen White-Pigeon and Rev. Sam McClellan will officiate. Interment will be in Denver Township Cemetery following the services. The family will receive friends at the Chippewa Indian United Methodist Church on Friday after 2:00 pm and on Saturday until the time of services

Eric was married to Shirley McDonald who preceded him in death in 2006. He worked for General Motors and retired in 2006. Eric enjoyed hunting, fishing, jewelrywork and especially his family.

Eric is survived by his children, Eric McDonald, Jr. of Grand Rapids, Autumn McDonald of Northport, Bob Sells of Traverse City, and Steve Wonegeshlk of Suttons Bay; 8 grandchildren; brothers and sisters, James McDonald, Jonle Abella, Lorna Concle, John McDonald, and Barbara McDonald. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, a sister, and two brothers.

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