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Darrell ‘Dude’ Shinn

October 10, 2012
The Advertiser-Tribune

Darrell "Dude" Shinn, 83, of Tiffin, passed away at 8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012, at his home.

Darrell was born Aug. 31, 1929, to the late Hosea "H.J." and Nancy (Sayre) Shinn. He married Carol Ann (Royer) in May 1957 and she preceded him in death Oct. 12, 1988.

Other survivors include his son, David Shinn of Tiffin; daughter, Diane (Jeff Hill) Shinn of Dublin; and two sisters, Clara Blanche Yentzer of Upper Sandusky and Margaret "Bing" Hill of Mount Alto, W.Va.

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Mr. Shinn

Darrell retired from General Electric after 35 years with the company. Darrell enjoyed gardening, playing guitar, trap shooting, NASCAR and fixing things in his garage. Darrell was a United States Army veteran, serving in Korea from March 1951-December 1952.

His funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, at Engle-Shook Funeral Home and Crematory, 135 N. Washington St., Tiffin. Burial will follow at Seneca Memory Gardens with military honors being rendered by the United Veterans Council.

Visitation for family and friends will be 10-11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Izaak Walton or to St. Francis Home.

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