Donald L. Durham, 92, passed away at Fulton Manor Nursing Home on Friday, October 7, 2022.
Don was born to the late Earl and Estella (Hornish) Durham on July 26, 1930. Don graduated from Liberty Center High School in 1948 and on June 6, 1951 he married the love of his life Marlene J. Harmon who preceded him in death in August, 2014.
Don served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1951 to 1953 and during the Korean war worked as an aircraft mechanic on Corsair airplanes.
After being discharged from the Marine Corps, Don went to work for Fulton Industries and he and Marlene settled in Wauseon.
Don enjoyed many things throughout his lifetime including snowmobiling, traveling with Marlene, playing cards, golfing, helping others, working the gates at the Fulton County Fair, rooting for the Michigan Wolverines, and most importantly, spending time with his family and friends. Don was a friend and mentor to many.
Don was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Marlene, brothers Richard (Dick) and Lowell.
He is survived by his brother Russel of Glendale, AZ, daughters Pat Marks and Elaine Lewis both of Wauseon, grandsons John (Leah) Marks, Jared (Jordanne) Marks, Brendan (Nichole) Lewis. Great-grandchildren Connor, Carlee, Jillian, and Jensen. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held from 1:00 P.M. until 4:30 P.M. on Saturday, November 5, 2022 at the Edgar-Grisier Funeral Home in Wauseon. Memorial services will immediately follow at 4:30 P.M., also in the funeral home. Interment will be in the Wauseon Union Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio, Sauder Village, Museum & Welcome Center of Fulton County, or Toledo Gospel Rescue Mission.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.grisierfh.com.