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Donald Roy Linebaugh, age 76, of Greenville, passed away Wednesday evening, March 4, 2009, at home under the loving care of his family and Spectrum Health Hospice. The son of George F. & Cecila (McClain) Linebaugh, he was born on Aug. 10, 1932 in Lansing.

Don was a proud U.S. Marine Corps veteran of the Korean War. He worked in highway construction as a heavy equipment operator and was a member of the International Union of Operating Engineers. On Sept. 2, 1984, near St. Louis, Missouri, he married Lucille (Shelden) McLachlan.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister; and a brother. Surviving are his wife, Lucille McLachlan, and her children, Frank Jr., Jenny, Ann, and Tom. Also surviving are three children, two sisters, five brothers, and their families.

Honoring Dons wishes, burial will take place privately at Rest Haven Memory Gardens, Belding, and no services will be held.

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  1. Anonymous on March 4, 2009 at 12:00 am


    03/09/2009 –

    Sabrina Medlar

    Lucille, our sympathy goes out everyone who has been touched by Uncle Don’s life. He was one of my favorite uncles. He helped take care of us when we had no one else that could. I will surely miss him.
    Love and prayers, Sabrina and family

    03/09/2009 –

    wanda Paulsen

    Your fond memories will live with us and your family forever. Sadly missed but know you are with the Lord

    03/08/2009 –

    Shirley Downer

    You touched the hearts of those who knew you. You will be greatly missed.I love you. Rest in peace dear brother.

    03/07/2009 –

    Dolores (Sheldon) Parkis

    May God’s strength, comfort and love surround Don’s family at this time.

    03/06/2009 –

    April Cole

    God bless you all. We have lost a wonderful man, but the lord has received a special gift Rest in peace my friend Love you April

    03/05/2009 –

    Barbara A Mullin

    Lucille and family sorry to here about Don. Much love and prays go out to Lucille and family. You are all in my prays. Friends Barb, Charlie and April Mullin

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