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Donald Shoemaker

December 23, 1942 — October 28, 2020

Evanston, WY

Donald Scott Shoemaker, Passed away Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at the University of Utah Medical Center following a lengthy illness.  He was born December 23, 1942 in Midland, South Dakota.  He is the son of Rollie and Ruth Eva Shoemaker.

Donald Taught 7th grade mathematics and science as well as in the High School, he served as a water commissioner for many years as well.  He could be found on the river working or fishing with grandkids most of the time.  The river will miss him.  Donald knew no strangers he was a friend to all.

Donald is survived by his children, Sundi DeRosas of Evanston, Kim (Brian) Kwiatkowski of Odessa, TX, Brian (Alisha) Shoemaker of Midland, Texas; Brother Gordon (Margret) Shoemaker Belle Fourche, SD, Alice Bentley of Rapid City, SD; 6 grandchildren Bria and Kaden Shoemaker, Gavin and Alyssa DeRosas, Kolby and Kylee Kwiatkowski.  He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister Ida Mae Patterson.

Visitation will be at Crandall Funeral Home 800 Uinta St., Evanston Monday evening from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. Funeral services will be Tuesday, November 3rd at 11:00 am at Crandall Funeral Home.  Interment will follow in the Evanston Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers please donate to the St. Pauls Episcopal Church P.O. Box 316, Evanston, WY 82931

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Monday, November 2, 2020

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Tuesday, November 3, 2020

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