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
Tuesday Night
58°
Partly Cloudy
11%
Wednesday
82°
Chance Thunderstorms
30%
Wednesday Night
65°
Chance Thunderstorms
40%
Thursday
82°
Chance Thunderstorms
34%
Thursday Night
68°
Chance Thunderstorms
31%
Friday
86°
Chance Thunderstorms
38%
Friday Night
68°
Chance Thunderstorms
28%
Saturday
85°
Chance Thunderstorms
39%
Saturday Night
67°
Slight Chance Thunderstorms
20%
Sunday
87°
Chance Thunderstorms
34%
Sunday Night
66°
Partly Cloudy
26%
3 Day
Extended
a_d
a_da_da_d