John William McDonald

John William McDonald, age 73, of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan passed away January 25, 2022, at War Memorial Hospital.

John was born on July 13, 1948, in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan to the late John and Fern (Boville) McDonald. He graduated from Sault High School with the class of 1969. He served his country in the US Airforce during the Vietnam War spending most of his time in Italy. Later he joined the Army National Guard. On June 7, 1975, he married Phyillis Darr at the Immanuel Lutheran Church. John enjoyed being outside and going camping. John loved being with his grandchildren. John was an avid bowler. He bowled in two different leagues. He was also a member of the Sault Tribe.

John is survived by his wife: Phyllis McDonald; three sons: John (Tiffany Krusell) McDonald of Onaway, Joe (Holly Brooks) McDonald of Sault Ste. Marie, and James (Jessica Cunneen) McDonald of Sault Ste. Marie: his grandchildren: Felicia, Aden, John, Geoffrey, Shawn, Damon, Raven, Rhiannon, Jayden, Charles, Colton, and Jaslynn: and his great-grandchildren: Viktor, Desmond, Asher, and Kaden. He is also survived by his siblings: Brian (Margaret) Bell, Sandy McClellan, Janet McDonald, Danny McDonald, Catherine (Steve) McDonald, and Lori McDonald all of Sault Ste. Marie, and Lynn (Donald) Marble of Brimley.

John is preceded in death by his parents and a sister: Christine McDonald.

A memorial service will be held at Niigaanagiizhik Cultural Center) on Sunday, January 30, 2022, at 2:00 PM -3:00 PM.

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