The Van Wert County Courthouse

Thursday, May. 28, 2020

Orin James Doner

Orin James Doner, 85, died March 17, 2019, at Villages Rehab in Lady Lake, Florida.

Orin James Doner

He was born September 9, 1933, in Van Wert County, the son of George L. and Leah A. Doner, who both preceded him in death. On June 7, 1957, he married the former Virginia Ellen Trimble, who survives.  

He served for two years in the U.S. Army at Fort Hood, Texas.  

Other survivors include his children, Karen Simpson, James (Joyce) Doner, and Danny (Julie) Doner; nine grandchildren, David (Becky) Boaz, Danielle Boaz, Gabriel, Noah and Grace Simpson, Amber (Zach) Sorg, Anthony (Taylor) Doner, Drew (Ariel) Doner, Evan Doner; and one great-grandchild, Jericho Doner.  

Also surviving are four siblings, Mary (Leroy) Permann, John Doner, Jerry (Carla) Doner, and Janet Strobel, along with many nieces and nephews.  

A brother, Charles; one sister and brother-in-law, Shirley and John Kwascigroh; two sisters-in-law, Elaine Doner and Marilyn Doner; and a brother-in-law, Robert Strobel, also preceded him in death.

A celebration of life service will be held from 3-6 p.m. Friday, June 28, at the Middle Point Community Building, 300 Sycamore St. in Middle Point.

Preferred memorials: St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

POSTED: 06/21/19 at 2:18 am. FILED UNDER: Obituaries