Friday, June 2nd, 2017
Donald A. Huelskamp, 90, Mount Gilead, Ohio and formerly of Fort Recovery, Ohio, died on May 31, 2017, at his residence. He was born May 17, 1927, in St. Joe, Ohio to the late Henry and Eleanora (Nieberding) Huelskamp.
Surviving are his brother, Lester (Mildred) Huelskamp of Fort Recovery, OH; his sister, Bernice (Tom) Barhorst of McCartyville, OH; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Preceding him in death are his siblings, Linus (Juletta) Huelskamp and Leroy (Betty) Huelskamp.
He was a graduate of Indiana Technical College, Fort Wayne, IN.
He retired from working as a mechanical engineer for HMP Corporation, Mount Gilead.
He was a U.S. Navy veteran and served in World War II. He was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Cardington, Ohio. Donald loved the outdoors and became a trail volunteer at Mount Gilead State Park. He was skilled in wood working and enjoyed his 1969 Corvette. Donald also passionately promoted Flying Horse Farms, Mount Gilead, Ohio, which is a camp for seriously ill children.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 am Monday, June 5, 2017 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, St. Joe, Ohio, Fr. Ned Brown officiating. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, St. Joe.
Calling is 1:00 pm-4:00 pm Sunday and 9:00 am-9:45 am Monday at Brockman-Boeckman Funeral Home, Fort Recovery, Ohio. Military graveside honors will be conducted by the American Legion, Fort Recovery.
Contributions can be made to Flying Horse Farms, Mount Gilead, Ohio.
Condolences may be directed to www.brockmanboeckmanfh.com.