Saturday, April 17th, 2021
Alta Mae McDonald, age 91 of Piqua, passed away at 4:35 PM on Monday, April 12, 2021 at Piqua Manor Nursing Home.
She was born in Kusa, OK on July 31, 1929 to the late H. P. and Omie (Holbert) Breckenridge. She married Ralph D. McDonald in Dayton, OH in 1952 and he preceded her in death in September 1982.
Alta is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law: Elizabeth and Steven Polhamus, Piqua and Dale and Thomas Staley, Celina, OH; one sister: Lorah Pearson, CA; six grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her daughter: Omie L. Butts; two sisters: Loreen Robinson and Marie Bovallard; and one brother: Alvie Breckenridge. Alta graduated from Hominy High School in Oklahoma. She worked for F & R Wood Products in Piqua for 13 years. Alta liked to do jigsaw puzzles and spend time with her family.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Monday, April 19, 2021 at Melcher-Sowers Funeral Home, Piqua, with Pastor Don Solin officiating. Burial will follow at Miami Memorial Park, Covington, OH.
The family will receive friends 11-1 on Monday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Ohio's Hospice of Miami County, PO Box 502, Troy, OH 45373.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.melcher-sowers.com.