Donald J. Koonce

October 27, 1934 - November 15, 2016

10/27/1934 - 11/15/2016

Past Services

Visitation
Thursday November 17, 2016
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Shadyside Chapel
3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, Ohio 43947
740-676-4310 | Directions
Visitation
Thursday November 17, 2016
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Shadyside Chapel
3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, Ohio 43947
740-676-4310 | Directions
Cemetery
Friday November 18, 2016
Powhatan Cemetery
Powhatan Point, Ohio 43942
Directions
Service
Friday November 18, 2016
11:00 am
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Shadyside Chapel
3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, Ohio 43947
740-676-4310 | Directions

Donald J. Koonce, 82, of Shadyside, Ohio died November 15, 2016 at Liza’s Place Wheeling, WV.

Don was born October 27, 1934 in Dover, Ohio a son of the late John and Emma Berger Koonce.

He was retired from Navistar, Springfield, Ohio and a Methodist by Faith.

Preceding him in death, in addition to his parents, are sisters, Marjorie Givens, Mary Jane Rankin and Doris Wiese.

Surviving is his wife of 62 years, Dorothy Bates Koonce, his children; Michael (Ruth) Koonce of Springfield, OH, Terry (April) Koonce of Shadyside, OH, Kelli (John) Hartung of Springfield, OH, Melody (Wallace) Malolepszy of Shadyside, OH, Cathy Palmer of Shadyside, OH and Don (Jana) Koonce of Lebanon, OH, 8 grandchildren; Terry, Christopher, Michael, and Kelsey Koonce, Jennifer Predovich, Melissa James, Joshua and Ashley Palmer, 8 Great grandchildren; Jayden, Hayden, Grayson, Brayden, Ethan, Scarlett, Emily and Olivia, a brother, David Koonce of Shadyside, OH.

Don was a most beloved Husband, Father, Grandfather and Great-grandfather. He will be sadly missed.

Family and friends will be received 2-4pm & 6-8pm Thursday November 17, 2016 at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes and Crematory, 3900 Central Avenue, Shadyside, Ohio where funeral services will be held at 11am. Friday with Reverend Theresa Bobot officiating.

Burial follows in Powhatan Cemetery, Powhatan Point, Ohio.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society for a cure for Multiple Myeloma @ “TMCFunding.com.”  To donate please CLICK HERE.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.bauknechtaltmeyer.com.

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Ron Kaluger
5 years ago

Sorry for your loss, Don was a great friend and coworker for over 30 years at Navistar, and our next door neighbor when he lived in Springfield.

huck gary eikleberry
5 years ago

sorry about your loss i m not allowed to travel just wanted you to know thinking about all you and praying for you

Cindy Anuskewic
5 years ago

Dennis and I are so sorry for your loss! God Bless you all!!wish I could have been there!Sending prayers!

Tina(Marling)Lipscomb
5 years ago

So sorry for your loss. I remember your dad when Kelli, Lisa, and I spent many days together just being kids. Prayers for your family at this time of loss.

Denise & Brad Bell
5 years ago

Don, Jana, and family- we are so sorry for your loss. Sending you prayers and hugs.

LORI Applegarth
5 years ago

Cathy &Josh and Ashley Very sorry for your loss but how wonderful for all of you how you have always been there for your Dad and grandfather what a special bond that you all have with him I know you all are doing the same for your mom and grandmother be thinking of you and your entire family

John Brannen
5 years ago

My condolenses to the Koonce family for their loss.

Beth Johnson
5 years ago

Mike, Ruth and family, I’m so sorry for your loss. It’s nice to know that he is not suffering any more and that he is complete again. I found comfort and peace with that myself recently. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

Terry and Penny Kennedy
5 years ago

Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. So sorry for your loss. May God grant you comfort.
Much love…..

Gina Miller
5 years ago

So sorry for your loss. Prayers for comfort.