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Donald Leaureaux

Donald James "Kit-daa" Leaureaux Sr.

Friday, June 16th, 1939 - Saturday, June 13th, 2020
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LEAUREAUX, DONALD JAMES, age 80, of Mt. Pleasant passed away Saturday, June 13, 2020, at home under the care of Heartland Hospice.

The family will greet friends during a public visitation at the home at 9282 East Remus Road, Mt. Pleasant, beginning Monday, June 15, at 1 p.m. until Tuesday, June 16, at 10 a.m.

Due to the ongoing indoor gathering restrictions by executive order, a private Funeral Service for Donald will be held later on Tuesday with DJ Elk officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to the family. Envelopes will be available at the funeral chapel and the home.

Donald was born on June 16, 1939, in Clare, the son of Melvin and Nancy (Elk) Leaureaux. Donald was a proud member of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe. He loved to listen to Elvis, color, play Solitary, gamble, watch TV, and spending time with his family. He loved his companions, Chico, Woody, Buddy, Paco, Giizis, and Smudge.

Donald is survived by wife, Lisa K. Smith-Leaureaux; children, Terri (Paul) Rueckert, Donald Leaureaux, Jr., Toni Leaureaux, and Danny (Raquel Fitzgerald) Leaureaux; 17 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; 1 great great-granddaughter; sisters, Jeanette Leaureaux, Rose Wassagijig, and Lillian Corbiere; and several nieces and nephews.

Donald was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Tamara Leaureaux; siblings, Cora Leaureaux, Oliver Leaureaux, and Elijah Leaureaux; and nephews, Makis Leaureaux, Allen Wassigijig, Brian Leaureaux, Ollie Leaureaux, Jr., and John Wilson; and nieces, April Leaureaux and Stacy Johnson.
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  • Visitation

    Monday, June 15th, 2020 | 1:00pm
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    Monday, June 15th, 2020 1:00pm
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    The family will greet friends during a public visitation at the home at 9282 East Remus Road, Mt. Pleasant, beginning Monday, June 15, at 1 p.m. until Tuesday, June 16, at 10 a.m.

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