Donald C. Durham

Born: Mon., Jul. 23, 1923
Died: Fri., Dec. 26, 2014


2:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Sun., Dec. 28, 2014
Location: W.K. Sujkowski & Son Funeral Home

Funeral Service

10:00 AM Mon., Dec. 29, 2014
Location: Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church

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  Donald C. Durham, age 91, passed away on Friday December 26, 2014. Donald was born July 23, 1923 in Toledo, the son of Lawrence and Bernice (Hill) Durham. Donald was a graduate of Woodward High School and served his country in the U.S. Army during WWII. He was a machinist and set up man for the Dana Corporation 25 years, retiring in 1984. Donald raised and trained champion Beagle dogs for field trials and hunting and was on the Board of Control for the Ottawa River Beagle Club for 50 years. He had the distinction of being the first member to win the club championship. Donald enjoyed hunting and fishing in his younger days and took great pride in tending to his yard, flowers and garden. Donald also enjoyed shooting pool at the Maumee Senior Center with his sons and friends.
  Donald was preceded in death by his parents; loving wife Dorothy; brother Lawrence; sisters Cora Morey and Eva Mae Clancy. He is survived by his sons David J. (Anna) and Michael A. (Connie) Durham; brother Daniel; sisters Dorothy Woods and Bernice Deering; grandchildren Wendy Sue Gilles, David Durham Jr., Donald Durham, Brandy Ann Durham and Tara Durham and numerous great grandchildren.
  Family and friends may visit Sunday from 2-8 p.m. at the W. K. Sujkowski & Son Funeral Home, 3838 Airport Hwy. Funeral services will begin with prayers at the mortuary on Monday December 29th, 2014 at 9:15 a.m. followed by the Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. in Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church. Interment with Military Honors will follow at Resurrection Cemetery. The family requests tributes be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio.

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   Posted Sun December 28, 2014
You will be missed Don were always good to me ...great father-in-law...may you rest in peace with your love Dorthy... give her a hug for me...with love always...Lila

Miss Margaret
   Posted Tue December 30, 2014
My sincere sympathy on the passing of Donald. May the God of all comfort be with the family during this difficult time.

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