Monday, September 29th, 2008
Darrel Wayne "Doc" Laffin, 65, of 638 Hoying St., Celina, died at 8 a.m. Sept. 28, 2008, at his residence. Death was due to acute cardio arrest.
He was born Dec. 25, 1942, in Celina, to Dwight K. and Minnie F. Brehm Laffin.
On Jan. 5, 1963, he married Pamela K. Vorhees, who survives in Celina.
Other survivors are two sons, Brad (Kate) and Beau (Tiffany), all of Celina; a daughter, Kara (Steven) Stukenborg, Centerville; a brother, Dennis (Gloria), Rockford; three sisters, Jannis (Dan) Osterloh, Cinda (Robert) Cook and Trude Laffin, all of Celina; a mother-in-law, Jane Vorhees, Celina; eight grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
He worked at the former Agco New Idea, Coldwater, and retired as a Celina City School bus driver in 2000. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge, and Fraternal Order of Eagles, all in Celina, and a 1960 graduate of Celina High School. He was a member of the St. Paul's United Mthodist Church, Celina, and raised and trained harness racing horses and was past president of the Western Ohio Colt Racing Association and past president of the Harness Horseman Association.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home, Celina, the Rev. Jeffrey Conrad officiating.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to the Celina Area Visiting Nurses and Hospice, Celina.
Condolences can be left at LHDfuneralhome.com.
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