a_d
Saturday, January 21st, 2012
Complete Obituary
Donald Chaney
  Donald E. Chaney, 78, of Houston, died during the early morning hours of Jan. 20, 2012, at his residence.
He was born June 30, 1933, in Lima, to Emsley and Glenna Metzger Chaney. On Oct. 29, 1955, he married Dorothy Heitkamp, who survives.
Also surviving are five children, Roger (Ann) Chaney, Fort Loramie, Karen (Bill) Ballou, Sidney, David (Teresa) Chaney, Fort Loramie, Donna (Greg) Francis, Versailles, and Philip (Bridget) Chaney, Fort Loramie; four siblings, Charles "Ed" Chaney, Louisville, Ky., Lon (Norma) Chaney, Greenville, Ray (Marcella) Chaney, Sidney, and Ann (Robert) Bolyard, Ontario, Ore.; sisters- and brothers-in-law, Eileen (Tom) Litmer, Fort Recovery, Paul (Stella) Heitkamp, Fort Recovery, Wilfred (Barbara) Heitkamp, St.Henry, Elmer (Julie) Heitkamp, Fort Recovery, John (Mildred) Heitkamp, Tipp City, Ruth Sutter, St. Henry, Ronald (Donna) Heitkamp, Coldwater, Kenneth Heitkamp, Sanford, N.C., Janice (Howard) Homan, St. Marys, and Daniel (Mary) Heitkamp, Coldwater; 15 grandchildren, three stepgrandchildren, three great-grandchildren and 11 stepgreat-grandchildren.
Deceased are a sister and her husband, Carol and Philip Maine; two infant brothers; and in-laws, Virginia Chaney and Melvin and Evelyn Heitkamp.
He retired from Texo Corp. of Cincinnati in 1995 and previously worked at Copeland Corp., Sidney. He was a member of Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Newport, Houston Community Center, Stillwater Golf Course in Bradford and Sidney American Legion Post. A U.S. Army veteran, he served in Japan during the Korean War.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the church, the Rev. Steven Shoup officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery with military honors conducted by the Sidney American Legion.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Monday and 9-10 a.m. Tuesday at Gehret Funeral Home, Fort Loramie.
Contributions may be made to Wilson Hospice Care or the Houston Rescue Squad.
Condolences may be left at www.gehretfuneralhome.com.
Additional obituaries for this date
a_d
Friday
67°
Breezy
9%
Friday Night
55°
Cloudy
12%
Saturday
68°
Chance Thunderstorms
55%
Saturday Night
55°
Rain Showers
80%
Sunday
63°
Rain Showers Likely
70%
Sunday Night
51°
Chance Thunderstorms
26%
Monday
66°
Rain Showers Likely
56%
Monday Night
51°
Chance Rain Showers
59%
Tuesday
62°
Slight Chance Thunderstorms
22%
Tuesday Night
41°
Mostly Cloudy
10%
3 Day
Extended
a_d
a_d