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“I'm so sorry for the loss of your father kids unfortunately I had the wrong date and was unable to attend ”
1 of 4 | Posted by: Carla Brown - Monroe, MI - Friend

“Please accept my sincere condolences, May the love of family and friends comfort you through your grief and days ahead, let loving memories of Donald...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: T Hines - Chicago, IL

“Don was a good friend to me. I miss him. My condolences to his family. ”
3 of 4 | Posted by: Andrew Gutierrez - Wahiawa, HI

“Dad, you will be greatly missed. All our love, Lucrecia, Jason, Eleanor, Ivy, Archer, Donovan and Margo. ”
4 of 4 | Posted by: Lucrecia Rea - Toowoomba


Born in Monroe, Donald was the son of Lester and Virginia (Peirce) Francis. He married the love of his life, Karen L. Burk, on September 1, 1973. Sadly she preceded him in death June 15, 2000. A dedicated family man, Donald had worked for Tecumseh Products and Wal-Mart. He also had worked as a Mechanical Engineer for various companies in the Building Trades. Donald enjoyed motorcycles, music and was a sports fan.
Donald leaves to cherish his memory his children: Crystol Brockman of Pierpont, Ohio, Deseri (Joseph Fransted) Francis of Holland, Indiana, Lucrecia (Jason) Rea of Australia and Joshua Francis of Paoli, Indiana; brothers: Daniel Rock Francis of Grand Rapids, Michigan and Roderick Pierce (Trudi) Francis of Grand Rapids, Michigan; as well as 12 grandchildren. In addition to his wife and parents, Donald was preceded in death by 3 brothers: Paul Francis, John Francis and Lester Francis.