August 19, 1934 - April 24, 2022
Horace “Junior” Doan, 87, of Benton Township died on Sunday, April 24, 2022 peacefully with his family at his side at his home. Service celebrating his life will be held at 1 PM on Friday, April 29, at the Fairplain Chapel of Florin Funeral Service in Benton Township with the Rev. James Dunn of the Yore Community Church officiating. Burial will follow in North Shore Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends and relatives from 5 PM to 8 PM on Thursday at the Fairplain Chapel. Memorials may be made to Caring Circle, Right at Home Caring Service or the family. The family wishes to thank all those who helped take care of Junior. Please share memories or messages at www.florin.net. Also a memorial gathering of family and friends will be held later this summer. Junior was born on August 19, 1934 in Hayti, MO to Horace, Sr. and Eutha Doan. He married his wife, Maudie Fischer, on September 16, 1953 and together they have celebrated over 68 years of marriage. Junior was employed as a maintenance man with Auto Specialties, now AUSCO, for 45 1/2 years before retiring. He was a graduate of Benton Harbor High School. In his younger years he was a pitcher for his softball team playing many of the Softball Shop Teams in the area. Junior was also an avid bowler playing in numerous leagues in the area. He had the distinction of bowling two 300 perfect games in his bowling life. Junior enjoyed hunting, working in his yard and gardening. He was a hard working individual who loved having his family around him especially his grandchildren. He will be greatly missed. His family includes his wife, Maudie; his children, Alice (Les) Rice of Sawyer and Larry (Brenda) Doan of Pipestone Township; his sister, Mae Wilson of Benton Harbor; his brother, Alva Doan of Benton Harbor; his 10 grandchildren, his 25 great grandchildren, and his 8 great great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, his daughter, Glenda in 1954, his son, Steven in 2019, 3 brothers and 2 sisters.
Horace “Junior” Doan, 87, of Benton Township died on Sunday, April 24, 2022 peacefully with his family at his side at his home. Service celebrating his life will be held at 1 PM on Friday, April 29, at the Fairplain Chapel of Florin... View Obituary & Service Information
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