Thursday, December 4th, 2008
Donald J. March, 83, 312 Beech St., St. Marys, died at 6:34 p.m. Dec. 2, 2008, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima.
He was born June 3, 1925, in Defiance County to Donald O. and Jennie S. Fitzwater March.
Surviving are six sons, Donald (Bonnie), Robert, William, and Kenny, all of St. Marys; Larry, Del Mar, Calif., and Roy (Robin), New Knoxville; four daughters, Carol, Helen and Penny, and Annabelle (Kevin) Murphy, all of Lima; two brothers, Gerald (Ida Mae), Continental, and Richard, Defiance; five sisters, Mary Hahn, Edgerton, Evelyn Baker, Defiance, Helen Frusher, Perrysburg, Gladys (Ronald) Reinhart, Wauseon and Joyce Schilts, Paulding; 16 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a son, Glenn and a granddaughter; two brothers, Robert and Paul; and two sisters, Ruth Cross and Vivian Ditto.
He retired from Bremco Mills, New Bremen, where he worked as a feed chopper operator. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Wapakoneta and a U.S. Army veteran who served in the Asiatic-Pacific Theatre during World War II.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys, the Rev. Bill Drummond officiating. Burial with graveside military rites is at Elm Grove Cemetery, St. Marys.
Calling is 1-6 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Condolences can be left at www.millerfuneralhomes.net.