Don Lash

November 4, 1929 - April 12, 2019
Vicksburg, MI

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Visitation

Monday, April 15, 2019
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT
McCowen & Secord Life Story Funeral Homes
Rupert-Durham Chapel
409 South Main Street
Vicksburg, MI 49097
(269) 649-1697
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Visitation

Tuesday, April 16, 2019
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT
Chapman Memorial Church of the Nazarene
7520 East U Ave
Vicksburg, MI 49097
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Service

Tuesday, April 16, 2019
11:00 AM EDT
Chapman Memorial Church of the Nazarene
7520 East U Ave
Vicksburg, MI 49097
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Contributions


At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

Reverence Home Health & Hospice
1521 Gull Rd., Ste 405
Kalamazoo, MI 49048
(269) 343-1396
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Flowers


Below is the contact information for a florist recommended by the funeral home.

Heirloom Rose
407 S. Grand St.
Schoolcraft, MI 49087
(269) 679-3010
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Life Story / Obituary


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Donald O Lash, of Vicksburg passed away on Friday, April 12, 2019 at the age of 89. Don was born on November 4, 1929 in Vicksburg. He was the son of Earl and Nora (Lunger) Lash. He served his country during World War II in the United States Air Force for three years. After he returned from the service, he married the love of his life, Doris Eilene McClish. Together they raised five children: Patricia, Betty, Gerald, Ron, and Terri. Don is described as a generous, strong-willed, good and endearing man. In his spare time, he enjoyed being outdoors deer hunting, and mushroom hunting. He also loved to playing cards, and enjoyed woodworking.

Don is survived by his wife of 69 years, Doris Eilene; five children: Patricia (Phillip) Prichard, of Centreville; Betty (Rick) Mayo, of Scotts; Gerald Lash, of Vicksburg; Ron (Pam) Lash, of Vicksburg; Terri Simmons, of Vicksburg; 13 grandchildren, 30 great grandchildren, and four great great grandchildren. He is also survived by his two sisters: Rose (Floyd) Moore, of Vicksburg and June Potter, of Vicksburg. He is preceded in death by four brothers and one sister.

The family will receive friends on Monday from 4pm to 7pm at the McCowen & Secord Family Funeral Home, Rupert-Durham Chapel, 409 S. Main, Vicksburg (269-649-1697). There will also be a time of visiting one hour prior to the service at the church beginning at 10am on Tuesday. The funeral service will be held at the Chapman Memorial Church of the Nazarene on Tuesday at 11am, 7520 East U Ave, Vicksburg.

Please visit Don’s webpage at www.mccowensecord.com where you can sign the guestbook and share a memory. Those who wish may make contributions to Reverence Hospice.