David J. Dorner, 76, of Toledo, died Monday, May 6, 2013, with his loving family at his side. He was born on June 14, 1936, in Toledo, OH to Walter D. and Alice (Stallbaum) Dorner. He worked for 37 1/2 years as a yardman for the former Detroit Toledo Shore Line Railroad, retiring in 2001.
Dave served his country proudly in the U.S. Navy
and his country will be forever grateful for his service. He was a lifelong member of Immanuel Lutheran Church as well as North Toledo Arrow Club and AmVets. The most important quality Dave had was his love of family; there wasn't anything more dear to him than his loving wife, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and time spent with them was his greatest joy and treasure.
Surviving are his wife of 54 years, Joy (DeHay); children, Kevin (Penny), Kenneth (Lori), Keith (Lori), Kari (Jeff) Schmitz and Kraig (Jennifer) Dorner; fourteen grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; brothers, Don (Shirley) and Richard (Judy) Dorner; brother-in-law, Wilfred "Willy" Hesterman, along with many loving nieces and nephews. Preceding him in death, parents and sister, Marilyn Hesterman.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, May 9, 2013, from 2-8 p.m. at David R. Jasin-Hoening Funeral Home, 5300 N. Summit St., Toledo, OH 43611 and on Friday, May 10, 2013, from 12-1 p.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 710 Buckeye St., Toledo, OH. Funeral Service will begin Friday, May 10, 2013, at 1 p.m. in the church, officiating will be Pastor Donald Weiss and interment at Ottawa Hills Memorial Park. Those wishing to make a contribution in David's memory are asked to consider his family. Words of encouragement, fond memories, or photos may be placed for the family to receive at www.jasinfuneralhome.com
The family wishes to express their heartfelt gratitude to; the nurses in the Cardiac Unit at Mercy St. Vincent's Medical Center and the staff at Arbors of Oregon "The Willows."