Donald E. Maybaugh, 89, of Wellington, died Friday, March 22, 2013, following a brief illness.
He was born Jan. 6, 1924, in Cleveland to Donald E. and Lillian Maybaugh.
He was a graduate of Wellington High School and served in the U.S. Army during World War II
. Donald was one of the last World War II POWs in Ohio.
He was also a member of the American Legion and the VFW
and was a York Cross of Honor Mason who had served as head of every York right body.
Donald is survived by a son, Richard (Faith) Maybaugh of Wellington; five grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Runee; daughter, Donna; both parents; and a brother, Henry Maybaugh.
A Masonic service was held Sunday, March 24 at Norton-Eastman Funeral Home, Wellington. A funeral service was held Monday with the Rev. Lea Mahan officiating.
Burial was at Greenwood Cemetery, Wellington with full military honors provided by the Wellington VFW, American Legion, and the United States military.
Donations in Donald's memory may be directed to the Lorain County Dog Kennel, 301 Hadaway St., Elyria, OH 44035.
Condolences can be expressed online at www.norton-eastmanfuneralhome.com.