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Saturday, September 23rd, 2006
Don Hitchen
Donald G. Hitchen, 72, 520 Oil St., St. Marys, died at 4:15 p.m. Sept. 21, 2006, at his residence.
He was born May 2, 1934, in St.Marys, to Fred and Audrey (Vanover) Hitchen. On May 5, 1956, he married Marlene Craft, who survives.
Other survivors are a son, Brian (Diane), St. Marys; two daughters, Belinda (Rick) Nagel, St. Marys, and Tina (Jerry) Jolliff, Bridgeport, W.Va.; two brothers, Dave (Marilee), Genoa, and Ken, St. Marys; a sister, Susan Puthoff, St. Marys; nine grandchildren; five great grandchildren; and one step-great-grandchild.
Deceased are a brother, Julius; and a grandson.
He was a director of quality assurance at Superior Tube Co., Wapakoneta, for 40 years. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church. He was a member of the American Society of Metals, the American Legion Post 323 and the St. Marys Tri-Squares. He was a 1953 graduate of St. Marys Memorial High School and attended the University of Dayton.
Funeral services are 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys, the Rev. Anthony Cutcher officiating. Burial will follow at Elm Grove Cemetery.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to Saint Rita's Hospice.