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David Brownell

David Brownell, of Vicksburg, passed away on Sunday, April 11, 2021 at the age of 63. David was born on December 13, 1957 in Kalamazoo. He was the son of Peter and Joyce (Bradley) Brownell. David lived on Austin Lake for 30 years. He followed a life-long dream and opened the Mercantile Kitchen Store for 10 years in Kalamazoo and was employed by Allied Mechanical Services for the majority of his life. He loved the lake life, spending time laughing with friends and family, cooking large meals, and working around the house. David is survived by his wife of 32 years, Nancy (Stinson) Brownell; children, Mary Brownell and Mitch Brownell; brother, Doug (Judy) Brownell; step brother, Steve (Barb) Balinski; and step sister, Suzanne (Matt) Charlier. David is preceded in death by his parents Peter and Joyce Brownell; brother, Scott Brownell; and step mother Marilyn. While at David's webpage at www.avinkcremation.com please take time to sign his guestbook by lighting a candle and/or sharing a memory with his family and pouring a vodka tonic in his honor. The family is being assisted by Avink Funeral Home & Cremation Society, 5975 Lovers Ln., Portage, MI 49002. (269)344-5600.

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May 5 2021 12:16 PM

Dave was a great guy. I am glad I had the pleasure of knowing him. My thoughts and prayers for his family.

Steve Ellis Apr 17 2021 2:52 PM

Been thinking about you lots since Jan called on Sunday. Heartfelt sympathies to you all. Carrie (Grimm) Hilbrandt

Carrie (Grimm) Hilbrandt Apr 15 2021 3:27 PM

Nancy, Dave was an amazing man and a part of our AMS family for so many years. With his passing we lost a part of our DNA. There are so many memories and so many people he touched. We miss him dearly but we are grateful to have had him be a part of us for so long.

Bob Sweet Apr 15 2021 7:06 AM

A candle was lit in memory of David Brownell

Dan Cunningham Apr 14 2021 6:41 PM

Sending our condolences and strength for the days. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family, Nancy. May God Bless David... Brian & Patti Stoyanoff

Brian & Patti Stoyanoff Apr 14 2021 6:09 PM

A candle was lit in memory of David Brownell

Edna Kent Apr 14 2021 5:14 PM

A candle was lit in memory of David Brownell

Paula Kuehn Mitchell Apr 14 2021 3:24 PM

A candle was lit in memory of David Brownell

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A candle was lit in memory of David Brownell

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