Wednesday, April 9th, 2008
Donna Jane Herfurth, 86, of Spencerville, died at 6:45 a.m. April 8, 2008, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. She had been a resident of the St. Marys Living Center.
She was born May 19, 1921, in Pleasant Township, near Columbus Grove in Putnam County, to Jesse Leroy and Viola Pauline Wilkerson Gander. On Nov. 19, 1949, she married Jimmie D. Herfurth, who survives.
Other survivors are, two sons, Hal (Vi) , Kaneohe, Oahu, Hawaii, Rex (Kathy), Alger; a daughter, Wendy Fox, Cincinnati; a daughter-in-law, Cindy Herferth, Mendon; a brother, John I. Gander, Celina; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Deceased is a son, Kim Herfurth; an infant brother, William Tyler Gander; and a sister, Greta Inez Wilcox.
She was a homemaker and attended Lewistown Schools.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home in Spencerville, the Rev. Mary Kay Brown officiating. Burial is in the Willow Grove Cemetery near New Bremen.
Calling is 7-9 p.m Friday and after 9 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.