Obituary of Donald Albert Shaner
Donald A. Shaner, 88, of Venice, passed away on April 21, in Venice.
He was born in Indianapolis, Indiana. He graduated from Broad Ripple High School and then Indiana University, where he met his future wife, Ruth, in 1955. He was active in the Phi Sigma Kappa Fraternity. He served his country proudly in the United States Army. He retired after 33 years as the Director of Reinsurance at Auto Owners Insurance in 1997. Donald served as President for the Sarasota Rose Society. He enjoyed camping with their children and traveling to Europe and across the U.S. He took their grandkids on amazing trips on each of their 10th birthdays.
He is united with his beloved wife of 62 years, Ruth C. Shaner. He is survived by his Children Michael (Rochelle), Jeff (Pepper) and David (Tina) and Sister Carol. Grandpa to Erick (Raquel), Josh, Ashley, Danielle (Andrew), Sam (Sarah), Aubrey, Cameron(Lynn) and Justin (Taylor). Great Grandpa to Kyle, Charlie, Juliet, Desmond, Sophie, Riley and Elijah.
A Visitation will be held on Thursday, April 28, from 10:00-12:00 with a Funeral Service to follow at Farley Funeral Home located at 265 Nokomis Ave in Venice.
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