Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Donald Shipley

Donald Shipley

CHAMPAIGN – Donald Shipley died at the age of 79 on June 7, 2013.
He was born Feb. 19, 1934, in Champaign to Alfred and Mamie Bland Shipley.
Don married Marion Hascall on June 5, 1954, in Champaign and recently celebrated their 59th wedding anniversary. Don and Marion have one son, Wesley (Lori) Shipley, and two grandchildren of Phoenix, Ariz.
Don was a tank mechanic in the U.S. Army. Don worked for Champaign schools from 1964 to 1994 as a facility maintenance supervisor. Most recently he had been a driver for Christie Clinic.
Don was a member of Masonic Lodge Western Star No. 240, Ansar Shrine, Springfield, Ill., Illinois Shrine Club, and the HiLo Wheelers.
Don is survived by his wife, Marion; and two sisters, Darlene Parish of New York and Caroline Dillman of Champaign. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister Dorothy.
The memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 13, at Renner-Wikoff Chapel, 1900 S. Philo Road, Urbana. Full Masonic rites will be accorded. In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, donations in Don's memory may be sent to the Shriner's Children Hospital in St. Louis, Mo.
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