Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013
Donna J. Walls, 87, Celina, passed away at 4:45 p.m. on Oct. 20, 2013, at Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community, St. Marys.
She was born Sept. 5, 1926, in Venedocia, to Dan and Almeda (Bennett) Couts. On Dec. 21, 1946, she married Dewane Walls, who died Oct. 14, 2002.
Survivors include her sons, Robert (Marie) Walls, Coldwater; Dennis (Adele ) Walls, St. Marys; eight grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren; sisters, Betty Medaugh, Van Wert, Mary (Gene) Jerome, Columbia City, Ind., sisters-in-law, Pat Couts, Van Wert, Shirley Roediger, Neptune, Lois Feasby, Convoy, Eleanor Feasby, New Haven, Ind., and Sue John, Van Wert; brothers-in-law, Gene (Jeanette) Walls, Mendon, Don (Arlene) Walls, New Philadelphia, Gary (Sharon) Walls, Mercer, and Wilber Stoll, Florida.
She was preceded in death by her brothers and sister-in-law, Ray (Shirley) Couts and Jay Couts; a sister and brothers-in-law, Julia (Gale) High and William Medaugh; and brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, David Walls, Dorothy Stoll, Curtis and Alice Parnell, Stan Roediger, Gayle Feasby and Verlin Feasby.
She attended Venedocia High School and was a member of the Bethany United Methodist Church, Celina. She formerly worked for Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company in St. Marys. She especially enjoyed her family; friends; her dog, Benji; traveling; eating out; shopping; talking on the phone; collecting elephants; her church family; and homemaking.
Services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home, Celina, with the Rev. John Exman officiating. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery, Rockford.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Wednesday and one hour before services Thursday at Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home, Celina.
Memorial contributions may be made to State of the Heart Home Health & Hospice.
Condolences may be made at LHDfuneralhome.com.