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Earl Dean Shull, Jr.

December 7, 1960 ~ April 14, 2017 (age 56)

Earl Dean Shull, Jr., 56 of Mishawaka, IN went peacefully to be with the Lord after a courageous battle with cancer at 5:10 p.m. Friday, April 14, 2017 at Holy Cross Care & Rehabilitation, South Bend.  He was born on December 7, 1960 in Dayton, OH to the late Earl Dean Shull, Sr. & Gertrude C. (Napieralski) Shull.

 Earl is survived by daughter, Nicole Shull of AZ; son, Anthony Shull of Polson, MT; one grandson, Brodie; sisters, Roberta (David) Anderson of South Bend, IN, Venita R. Smith of Mishawaka, IN, Dorothee (Daniel) Rupert of South Bend, IN. Silvie (Scott) Meuser of Rockford, MI and Trudy Shull of Mishawaka, IN; brothers, Roger (Brenda) Shull of South Bend, IN and George H. (Wendy) Shull of Mishawaka, IN; and many nieces and nephews.

 Earl came from a military family and lived all over the United States.  He worked for the South Bend School Corporation in the kitchen. He loved animals especially his dog, Tamale, who was his constant companion. Earl enjoyed spending time with his family and truly enjoyed the simple things in life.

Special thanks to the staff and caregivers of The Center for Hospice and for the many prayers that were extended to us

A private visitation and graveside services will celebrate Earl’s coming home. Palmer Funeral Home- River Park Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements.

 Contributions in memory of Earl Dean Shull, Jr. may be offered to the St. Joseph County Humane Society, 2506 Grape Rd, Mishawaka, IN 46545. Online condolences may be left for the Shull family at

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