Bill Donnelly

Obituary of Bill R. Donnelly

OTTAWA LAKE, MI/NEOGA, IL--Bill R. Donnelly, age 82, of Ottawa Lake, passed away at Oasis in Adrian, MI on Saturday, October 9, 2021, after a long battle with dementia and Parkinson’s Disease.  He was born in Ann Arbor to Edgar and Dorothy (Hamburg) Donnelly.   


Bill is survived by his twin sister, Judy Arnold of Thousand Oaks, California; Shirley Donnelly, his wife of 32 years and mother of his five sons, William, Chris (Michelle), Dan (Carolyn), Chuck (Patti), and Doug (Anne) all of Ottawa Lake, Michigan; 13 grandchildren, Mike, Joe, Katie Mae, Chris, Cody, Katelyn, CJ, Meghan, Brianne, Rachel, Kristen, Jack, and Nick.  He was preceded in death by a grandson, Josh Donnelly.                                        “Gone Again”.


Cremation has taken place.  The family thanks Oasis and Southern Care Hospice for their help. Arrangements are under the direction of the Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian.

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