Donald Schweller


PAULDING — Donald A. Schweller, 75, Paulding, died March 9, 2013, at the Gardens of Paulding, Paulding, Ohio.

He was born January 12, 1938, in Ottoville, Ohio, the son of Julian and Regina (Hilvers) Schweller. On September 30, 1961, he married Norma Jean “Jeannie” Haunhorst, who survives. He was owner/operator of Schweller Electric, a member of Divine Mercy Catholic Parish in Paulding, Paulding Eagles Aerie 2405 and VFW Post 587.

He is survived by his wife, Jean Schweller, Paulding; a son, Todd Schweller, Paulding; two daughters, Lisa Clinton, Paulding, and Amy (David) Bleke, Fort Wayne; two brothers, John of Delphos, and Henry (Jeanette) Ottoville; two sisters, Marie Ernst of Ridgecrest, Calif., and Francis Grothouse, Delphos; and six grandchildren, Lyndi and Julia Clinton, Claire and Jack Schweller, Grace Wirts, and Seth Bleke.

He is preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Walter and Charles; and a sister, Anna Allersmeyer.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 12, at Divine Mercy Catholic Church, Paulding. Burial will follow in Paulding Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be 9-11 a.m. at the church prior to services.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to masses, Paulding High School Music or Community Health Professionals of Paulding/Hospice. Online condolences may be sent to Den Herder Funeral Home, Paulding, is handling arrangements.

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