Obituary: Donald Lee Mills

Donald Mills

Donald Lee Mills

Oct. 11, 1954 ~ April. 2, 2020

Donald Lee Mills, age 65, husband of Shannon Mills, passed away on April 2, 2020. Donald Mills was born on Oct. 11, 1954, to Ina Rae Mills and Thomas J. Mills in San Bernardino, California. Donald L. Mills married Shannon I. Burke on March 28, 1982, in Redlands, California. Donald enjoyed drawing; he was a great artist. Don loved to take old cars and trucks and turn them into works of art. He was an animal rehabilitator that successfully saved and released many wild animals. Don loved spending time with his three beautiful girls and never left his wife’s side.

He is survived by his wife Shannon Mills; one son, Michael Marrs; three daughters, Misty Durig, Aleesha Stewart, Dawnee Oldaker; one grandson, Landon Stewart; three sons-in-law, Fred Durig, Cody Stewart, and Mikey Oldaker. He is preceded in death by two daughters, Christina I. Mills and April A. Mills; his parents Tom and Ina Mills; and one brother, Tom Mills.

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