Goshen News, Goshen, IN


December 29, 2013

Donald E. Dohner

Donald E. Dohner

Feb. 20, 1936-Dec. 25, 2013

NAPPANEE — Donald E. Dohner, 77, died unexpectedly of natural causes at 7:23 p.m. Wednesday at Doctor’s Hospital at Renaissance at Edinburg, Texas.

He was born Feb. 20, 1936, to the late Ward and Marian (Hart) Dohner in Arcanum, Ohio.

Mr. Dohner was a graduate of Franklin-Monroe High School in Ohio. He moved here in 1958 when he drove truck for the BVS in Nappanee.

Donald married Sharon Miller July 14, 1962, at the Nappanee Church of the Brethren. He retired from R.R. Donnelly and Sons in Warsaw after working there for 33 years as J.-Stock Coordinator. Following retirement, he worked at the North Central Co-op in Nappanee for 10 years.

The Dohners were members of the Star Craft Camping Club from 1976 to 2010. Currently they were members of the Good Sam Camping Club. Don enjoyed being with his family and grandchildren and also gardening and woodworking.

Surviving along with his wife, Sharon, are his children, Kerry (Rhonda) Dohner, Bourbon, David Dohner, Warsaw, and Jody (Steve) Miller, Nappanee; grandchildren, Samantha, Breanna, Megan, Jacob, Lyta and Blake; sister, Joy (Terry) Caden, Brookville, Ohio; brothers, Earl (Elene) Dohner, New Lebanon, Ohio, and Rodger (Sharon) Dohner, Bellbrook, Ohio.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Margaret Dohner, and a brother, Dwight Dohner.

Family and friends may call from 2 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, Nappanee. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home. The Rev. Bart Shaw will officiate and burial will be in Union Center Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Parkinson Disease Foundation.

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