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Friday, November 12th, 2010
Complete Obituary
Donald McDonald
  Donald L. McDonald, 82, Celina, and formerly of Lima, died at 7:05 a.m. Nov. 11, 2010, at The Gardens at Celina.
He was born Nov. 28, 1927, in Lima to Harry John and Roberta Hellen Higgins McDonald. On March 21, 1954, he married Carol June Youngquist, who died Sept. 20, 1985. On Feb. 26, 1988, he married Christine H. Bender Ley, who survives in Celina.
Also surviving is a son, James J. (Merrit) McDonald, Pickney, Mich.; a daughter, Cheryl S. (David) Slack, Marion; four stepsons, Thomas J. (Violet) Ley, Waterville, Kenneth E. (Victoria) Ley, Clermont, Fla., Keith J. (Gwen) Ley, Celina, and Gerald J. "Jerry" (Michelle) Ley, Celina; two stepdaughters, Janet E. Ley (David) Pike, Celina, and Joyce A. (Alan) Westgerdes, Coldwater; a sister, Mary Ward (Norman) Walker, Grand Rapids, Mich.; a stepdaughter-in-law, Mary Ley Harting, Convoy; a brother-in-law, Robert Bowersock, Buckland; four grandchildren, 17 stepgrandchildren and 21 stepgreat-grandchildren.
Deceased is a stepson, Richard C. Ley; a stepgrandson; a stepgreat-grandson; a brother, Robert McDonald; and three sisters, Adeline Marshall, Dorothy Bowersock and Hellen Elwood.
He was a retired letter carrier with the U.S. Postal Service at the Lima branch. He was a patron member of the Celina Veteran of Foreign Wars Post and the American Legion in Celina. He also was a member of the Fraternal Order of the Eagles of Celina.
Services are 10 a.m. Monday at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home in Cridersville, the Rev. Doug Meyer officiating. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery in Lima.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the State of the Heart Hospice in Coldwater.
Condolences may be left at bayliffandson.com.
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