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