Monday, November 19th, 2012
Complete Obituary
William Donauer
  William F. Donauer, 91, Coldwater, died Nov 17, 2012, at Briarwood Village, Coldwater.
He was born Nov. 28, 1920, in Minster to Anton and Carrie Sommers Donauer. On June 10, 1950, he married Mary Kay Werner, who died June 25, 2005.
Surviving are four daughters, Cindy (Doug) Kilgore, Croton, Nancy (Walt) Hartke, St. Henry, Terry (Dale) Rutschilling, Coldwater, and Linda (Jim) Stocker, Dayton; a brother-in-law, Bill (Lil) Werner, Las Vegas, Nev.; eight grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Deceased are three brothers, Bob (Elsie) Donauer, James Donauer and Bernard Donauer, and a sister-in-law, Irene (Rich) Woeste.
He was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Coldwater, where he sang in the choir and was a Mass server. He belonged to Knights of Columbus, Mercer County Elks Lodge, Eagles, Lions Club, American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars, all of Coldwater.
He was a longtime member of Memorial Park Board and served in the U.S. Navy during WWII. He formerly owned Home Bakery, Coldwater, and formerly volunteered at Community Hospital and Briarwood Manor.
Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church. Burial with military honors will follow at St. Elizabeth Cemetery, Coldwater.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Tuesday and 9-10 a.m. Wednesday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater.
Memorials may be given to Coldwater Memorial Park.
Condolences may be left at hogenkampfh.com.
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