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Donald Wayne La Rue Jr.

June 30, 1940 — October 10, 2019

Paw Paw

Donald Wayne La Rue Jr., 79, of Paw Paw, passed away Thursday October 10, 2019.
He was born June 30, 1940 in Kalamazoo, the son of the late Donald W. La Rue Sr.and Beulah M. (Crook) La Rue.
Don served his country in the Navy, he loved junking and dealing in antiques, in addition, Don enjoyed vintage cars. He was a true entrepreneur, owning many businesses over the years.
He is survived by his son, Don (Beth) La Rue III; two daughters, Pamela R. La Rue and Megan R. La Rue; former spouse and friend, Eleanor La Rue;  five grandchildren, Ryan  La Rue, Andrew  Walker, Derek La Rue, Jacob La Rue, Rebecca La Rue; great-grandchild, Adam Smith; one brother, William (Kathy) La Rue; one niece, Sue and two nephews, Chad and Scott.
The family will receive friends Wednesday, October 16, 2019, beginning at 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm.  A life celebration will be held at Adams Funeral Home, Thursday October 17, 2019 at 12:00 pm with Pastor Tim Gunderson officiating.  Interment will follow at the Wildey Cemetery, Paw Paw.

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