Donald Kimmet


OTTOVILLE -- Donald W. Kimmet, 74, died at 7:10 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 15, 2012, at his residence.

He was born April 22, 1938, in Landeck to William and Agnes (Hickey) Kimmet, who preceded him in death. On May 13, 1961, he was united in marriage to Virginia Spicer, who survives in Ottoville.

Mr. Kimmet retired from General Motors Powertrain and was a U.S. Navy veteran. He was a member of VFW Post 3740, Ottoville. He retired as a volunteer firefighter from the Ottoville Fire Department after more than 30 years. He was active with the church.

Survivors also include two sons, Michael Kimmet of Oakwood, and David (Audrey) Kimmet, of Ottoville; two daughters, Marsha (Phil) Epstein, of Ottoville, and Cheryl (Ed Walker) Kimmet of Longmont, Colo.; two brothers, George (Jan) Kimmet of Ottoville, and Dan (Barb) Kimmet of Spencerville; and five grandchildren, Anthony Clementz and Brandon, Ryan, Laura and Adam Kimmet.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Virginia Meyer.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Ottoville. Father John Stites will officiate. Burial will be in St. Mary Cemetery, Ottoville, with military rites by VFW Post 3740. Visitation is from 2-5 and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, at Harter & Schier Funeral Home, Delphos, where a wake service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday.

Memorial contributions may be made to Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

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