Date of BirthFebruary 08, 1935

Charles E. Donnersbach Obituary

Date of BirthFebruary 08, 1935

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Date of DeathOctober 19, 2016

Charles E. Donnersbach Obituary

from Portland, Ohio, United States

Charles E. DonnersbachNEW WASHINGTON: Charles E. Donnersbach, age 81, of New Washington, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at Mill Creek Nursing and Rehab Center. He was born on February 8, 1935 to the late Cyril E. Donnersbach and Mildred A. (Laipply) Donnersbach in Cranberry Township, Ohio. Charles graduated from New Washington High School and served in the U.S. Army. He was a huge Cleveland Indians Fan and had a passion for collecting including coins, John Deere tractors and guns. He enjoyed gardening, grilling, attending auctions and steam engine shows. Another favorite pastime was his grandchildren; his grandchildren were his world.He is survived by 2 sons, Norbert (Dawn) Donnersbach of Horton, MI and Timothy (Melissa) Donnersbach of Galion; 4 daughters, Jacquelyn (Michael) Woogerd of Lexington; Andrea (Doug) DeNero of Galion; Sara Donnersbach (Daniele Costanzo) of Medina and Dana (Nathaniel) Reid of Toledo; step son, Jeff Kimmel of North Fort Meyers, FL; and 4 step-daughters, Rebecca (Thomas) Kehres of Port St. Lucie, FL; Cheryl Johnson of Powell; Lisa (Todd) Snyder of Shelby and Angela (Matthew) Songer of Crestline; 8 Grandchildren, Aaron Donnersbach, Sam DeNero, Ava Donnersbach, Mya Salas, Allison DeNero, Noah Salas, Savannah Donnersbach and Ethan Reid; 13 step-grandchildren, Joshua (Amber) Kehres, Aaron Kehres, Justin Johnson, Morgan Johnson, Kristina (Andrew) Howard, Matthew Snyder, Luke Snyder, Jacob Snyder, Megan Songer, Claire Songer, Brooklyn Songer, Caitlyn Kimmel and Natalie Woogerd; 6 sisters, Rita (Carl) Hoffbauer of New Washington; Mary Silverman of Portland, IN; Ruth (Kenneth) Meinzer of Bucyrus; Bernice Donnersbach of Portland, IN; Loretta (Phillip) Schneider of Portland, IN and Esther (Ricky) Morgan of Portland, IN; a brother, Daniel Donnersbach of Byrne, IN and numerous nieces and nephews.In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Twila (Hosey) Donnersbach; 5 brothers, Norbert, Michael, George, Arthur and Thomas Donnersbach; and a sister and brother-in-law, Doris and Frank Weaver.Visitation will be at Secor Funeral Home in New Washington, OH on Sunday, October 23, 2016 from 5:00 until 8:00 P.M. A Funeral Mass will be Monday, October 24, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. at St. Bernard Catholic Church in New Washington with Fr. Eric Culler officiating. Burial will follow at the St. Bernard Catholic Cemetery in New Washington, Ohio. Guests are invited to wear Cleveland Indians attire in his honor for the visitation. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Bernard Catholic Church. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.secorfuneralhomes.com.