Monday, July 16th, 2007
James H. Donnerberg, 76, 04545 Lock Two Road, New Bremen, died at 8:45 a.m. July 15, 2007, at Heritage Manor Nursing Center, Minster.
He was born Dec. 26, 1930, near New Bremen, to Herbert and Leona Kettler Donnerberg. On Aug. 7, 1954, he married Miriam Seigle, who survives.
Surviving are six sisters, Dorothy Feltman, MaryLou Campbell, Betty (Ernie) Bergman-Phlipot and Donna (Robert) Nagel, all of New Bremen, Virginia Sweigart, St. Marys, and Katy Jones, Montezuma.
Deceased is a son, Timothy.
He retired from Crown Equipment Corp., New Bremen, as an interoffice mail deliverer and also worked at the former Lock Two Mills, New Bremen. He was a U.S. Army veteran serving during the Korean Conflict and received a Purple Heart. He was a member of St. Paul United Church of Christ, American Legion Post 241, where he served as post commander, Traveling Wheels Camping Group and Home Benefit Association, all of New Bremen, Disabled American Veterans Post 119, St. Marys, and Chapter 68 Moonwalkers, Wapakoneta.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church, the Rev. John W. Tostrick officiating. Burial is at Willow Grove Cemetery, New Bremen.
Calling is 3-8 p.m. Tuesday at Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home, New Bremen, and 9:30-10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church.
Contributions can be made to the American Heart Association, American Cancer Society or the church memorial fund.