He married Jeanette (nee Filo) on January 25, 1964. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran, serving with the Beach Jumper Unit Two, and attended gatherings annually. Donald was employed as a system analyst in the banking industry. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, boating, fishing and hunting.
He is survived by his beloved wife of almost 50 years, Jeanette; son, Dean (Kimberly); daughter, Denise (Mike) Frantz; grandchildren, Dusty Frantz, Kristen Frantz and Angel Placek; his brother and sisters, Barbara Hrabak, Darlene (Gene) Rees, Norman (Pat) Placek.
Donald was preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation will be held Monday, October 14, 2013, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M., at Carlson Funeral Home, 3477 Medina Road (corner of Rt. 18 and River Styx Rd.), Medina. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, October 15, 2013, 11 A.M., with a 1 hour prior Visitation, 10 to 11 A.M., at St. Ambrose Parish Church, 929 Pearl Road, Brunswick. Please meet at the church). Burial will be in Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, Rittman.
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