Monday, June 22nd, 2009
Donald F. May, 84, 213 Diamond Dr. Anna, died at 6:25 a.m. June 20, 2009, at the Dorothy Love Retirement Community, Sidney.
He was born on Sept. 27, 1924, in Celina to Florence and Valda Koeper May. On Aug. 8, 1943, he married Dorothy Henschen who died on May 1, 2004.
Surviving are his children; Diane (Raymond) Jones, Reynoldsburg, and Joe (Val) May, Botkins; a sister, Elaine (Merlin) Tangeman, Sidney; a companion, Eileen Kinwald, Sidney; and four grandchildren.
He owned and operated the former Don's Body Shop in Kettlersville, and served with the U.S. Army in the European Theater during World War II. He was a member of the Immanuel United Church of Christ in Kettlersville, and the American Legion Post, Sidney.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Immanuel United Church of Christ in Kettlersville, the Rev. Charles Moeller officiating. Burial is at the German Protestant Cemetery, New Bremen.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. today at the Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home, New Bremen and on Tuesday from 9:30 until the time of the services at the church.
Contributions can be made to the Wilson Hospice Care or to the church memorial fund.