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Dawn E. Belding-Shull

August 13, 1960 - January 19, 2017

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Dawn Elizabeth Belding


Dawn was born on August 13, 1960 and passed away on Thursday, January 19, 2017. She was born and raised in Royal Oak, MI.   Dawn was a resident of Ann Arbor, MI at the time of her passing.

Sunday, January 22, 2017 from 2-8PM the family invites you to join them for a time of memory sharing and reflection of Dawn’s life.

A celebration of her life will be held on Monday, January 23, 2017 at 11:00AM.  Both of these will be held at Gramer Funeral Home 705 N Main St.  Clawson, MI 48017.  Interment to follow at White Chapel Cemetery.

For the past 20 years Dawn has been married to her best friend and husband, Thomas Shull.  Together they have shared 5 children: Joshua, Jared, Alisha, Audra and Ryan.  She is survived by her sisters Donna (Don) Minton, Deborah Belding, Diana (Harry) Anderson, many nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews.  She is preceded in death by her parents Earnie and Jean Belding, sister, Dorothy Verleger, son, Jared Shull.

In 1986 Dawn graduated from Michigan Technological University with a bachelor degree in Chemical Engineering.  She spent the majority of her career with Johnson Controls and recently moved to a position at Magna Seating.  She was a member of the Polyurethane Industry Panel.

Dawn was an avid golfer with a hole-in-one to her credit.  She and Tom spent many hours on the golf course often accompanied by their children or friends. 

Through her love of gardening, she developed a green thumb.  She took many photos and enjoyed scrapbooking them. She recently developed an interest in her ancestry and had begun to build her family tree.  Most of all Dawn enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.

Dawn was a wonderful wife, mother, sister and friend.  She will be missed by many. Those who knew her will continue to hear her infectious laugh and hold memories of her close to their hearts. 

Funeral Information

Visitation 2pm until 8 pm Sunday, January 22, 2017 at Gramer Funeral Home, 705 N. Main St, Clawson, MI. 48017 248 435 9010

Funeral Service 11 am Monday at the funeral home. 

Donations Link:

American Heart Association


Visitation:  Gramer Funeral Home

Service:  Gramer Funeral Home

Cemetery:  White Chapel Cemetery

Dawn E. Belding-Shull


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Paul Gramer and his staff were responsible for making my father’s funeral exactly as my mother wanted it. They were attentive to our every need. Their support was a source of great comfort at this difficult time.