- March 6, 1970 - July 30, 2012
- Cedar Rapids, Iowa
of Shawn's Passing
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“so many plans that we had. So many memories that we made together, i'm not sure how to go on with out your smile and the touch of your hand. Not only...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Mindy Bell - cedar rapids, IA
“I got to know Shawn and his son Makki through Cub Scouts this past year and just had a cub scout overnight camping trip with them a few weekends ago....Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Rob Markut - Cedar Rapids, IA
“thinking of all of those you left behind. may they find comfort in memories. RIP, my friend.
3 of 7 | Posted by: tricia vorhees
“I'll never forget u waking up the morning if Ozzfest giggling about....well u know...and the brutal stabbing of the toothpick...or the night we sat...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Lizzie - Lanark, IL
“So sorry for your families loss. Thoughts and prayers to you all.
5 of 7 | Posted by: Lesley Pyron - Sterling, IL
“You were my uncle, my dad, my friend and a man that that I looked up to. You had an amazing laugh and some of the crudest jokes but we all loved them...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Cheyanne Bellows - Sterling, IL
“Rest in peace "Dad".You may not be blood but i consider you a dad to me! I will always remember your contagious smile and laugh! I love you and miss...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Sam
Shawn L. Willett, age 42, of Cedar Rapids, IA, died Monday, July 30, 2012 at Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids.
Shawn was born March 6, 1970 in Morrison, the son of Richard Dale and Marjie (Kilroy) Willett. He worked as a metal sculptor for 12 years.
Survivors include his fiance; Mindy Bell, one paternal grandmother; Audrey Reiger of Sterling, his father; Richard (Aggie) Willett of Rock Falls, his mother; Marjie Willett of Rock Falls, six sons; Ricky Russell of Arizona, Andrew Sharp of Clinton, Cody Gereke of Woodstock, Jordan Hammelman of Cedar Rapids, Derrick Ryan of Sterling, and Makki Willett of Cedar Rapids, four daughters; Cassandra Sharp of Morrison, Shauna Sharp of Rock Falls, Jami Willett of Sterling and Alexis Hammelman of Cedar Rapids, six brothers; William Bellows of Denver, Robert Bellows of Florida, Dondi (Karen) Willett of Nebraska, Doug (Brigitte) Willett of Sterling, Rikko Willett of Arizona, and Kyle Ulve of Sterling, one sister; Keesha Gilson of Arizona, nine grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, paternal grandfather, his aunt and uncle; Caroline and Junior Fargher and his uncle; Doug Kested and several other aunts and uncles.
Visitation will be Thursday, August 2, 2012 from 3-5PM at McDonald Funeral Home in Sterling, 505 1st Avenue.
A memorial has been established to the family.