Donald Saunders

Donald S. Saunders, age 93, of Centerville, passed away on Friday, April 4, 2014. Donald was born January 28, 1921 in Hinton, West Virginia to the late Grover Cleveland & Amy (Wikel) Saunders. Donald was a United States Navy Veteran proudly serving during WWII and the Korean War. He retired from Winters/Chase Bank with over 34 years of service. Donald is survived by his wife of 67 years: Margaret M.(Evans) Saunders; daughters and sons-in-law: Pamela (Edward) Thomas & Beth (Richard) Hudgell; grandchildren: Jennifer Wagner Lund (Tres), Molly Thomas, Robby (Alyssa) Thomas, Richard (Cheryl) Hudgell & James (Gina) Hudgell; great grandchildren: Madeline, Zach, Sam & Wllie Wagner Lund, Eddie Thomas, Justin, Lindsey, Stephen, Katelyn, Jonathan, Aidan & Ronin Hudgell; sisters: Eunice Garten & Mary Brown; sister-in-law: Glenna Saunders; and numerous other family members and friends. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister: Ruby Garten; brothers: Claude & Orville Saunders; and father and mother-in-law: John & Rose Kensel. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Friday, April 11, 2014 at Newcomer Funeral Home – South Chapel, 3940 Kettering Blvd., Kettering. Interment will follow the service at Dayton Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday morning from 10:00 A.M. until time of service. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Leonard Community Benevolent Fund or the in memory of Donald. To send the family a condolence online, please visit

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Newcomer Funeral Home & Crematory
3940 Kettering Boulevard Kettering, OH 45439
(937) 293-4141
Published in Fairborn Daily Herald from Apr. 7 to Apr. 8, 2014