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Michael A. McDonnell - 56

7/5/1963 - 2/26/2020

Clinton, IA

Michael A. McDonnell age 56 of Clinton, passed away Wednesday Feb. 26, 2020 at MercyOne North in Clinton.  Cremation rites will be accorded.  A gathering of friends and family will be held 2:00 – 4:00 PM Saturday Feb. 29th at the Pape Funeral Home.  Online condolences may be left at


     Michael was born on July 5, 1963 in Clinton, the son of Leon and Shirlee (Casberg) McDonnell.  He worked for Clinton Gateway Vending for many years and lately with Kendrick Pest Control in Clinton. Michael was an avid sports fan and participated in volleyball leagues. He especially loved cheering on the Iowa Hawkeyes and his Miami Dolphins. Most of all, Michael enjoyed spending time with his family.


     Michael is survived by his mother, Shirlee McDonnell of Clinton; his son, Andrew “AJ” Johnson;  his sister, Susan (Lloyd) Bartels of Marion, IA; and his brother, Joseph (Tina) McDonnell of Bardstown, KY; He was preceded in death by his father, Leon McDonnell, and grandparents, Mylo and Gertrude Casberg, and William and Genevieve McDonnell.

A gathering of friends and family will be held 2:00 – 4:00 PM Saturday Feb. 29th at the Pape Funeral Home.

Memorial service held Saturday 4:00 PM at the Pape Funeral Home.

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