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Donald Wayne Lindsey

 

October 24, 2020



DULUTH, Minn — Donald Wayne Lindsey, a lifelong resident of Ewen, Michigan, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Duluth at the age of 69.

Don (Porky) was born in Ewen on Sept. 22, 1951 to parents, Frank and Betty (Ogren) Lindsey. He graduated from Ewen-Trout Creek High School in 1969, and was a member of the Ewen United Methodist Church. Don was an employee of Big Valley Ford for many years before taking employment with Ewen Building Supply.

During his retirement, Don enjoyed taking long drives down backroads, reading and visiting with his family and friends. He was an avid sports fan and faithfully supported his beloved Detroit Lions and Detroit Tigers. Don was a good man with a big heart and made himself available to help anyone in need.

Surviving are his brothers, Bruce (Carol), of Bruce Crossing, and John (LaVonne), of Ewen; a sister, Bonnie of Chilton, Wisconsin; uncles, Bob (Shirley) Ogren, of Ewen, Robert Lindsey, of Gladstone, Tom and Charles Lindsey, of Newberry, and David Lindsey, of Escanaba; nieces, Tiffany and Shanelle, as well as numerous cousins.

Don was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Betty Lindsey; and a brother, James (Jim) Lindsey.

Funeral arrangements are pending at this time. The Cane Funeral Home-Bruce Crossing Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements.

“Put a candle in the window,

‘Cause I feel I’ve got to move.

Though I’m going, going,

I’ll be coming home soon.

‘Long as I can see the light.

Pack my bag and let’s get moving,

‘Cause I’m bound to drift a while.

When I’m gone, gone,

You don’t have to worry long,

‘Long as I can see the light.

Guess I’ve got that old travelin’ bone

‘Cause this feeling won’t leave alone

But I won’t, won’t

Be losin’ my way

Long as I can see the light.”

—Creedence Clearwater Revival

 
 

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