Donald A. Faehnle

October 30, 1927 ‒ May 03, 2014

Howard, Ohio

Donald (Don) Faehnle went to be with his Lord on May 3, 2014, in Mt. Vernon, OH. He was born Oct.30, 1927 to the late Carl & Agnes Faehnle. He graduated from Aquinas High School in 1945 and the Ohio State University in 1954. Don owned and operated his hearing aid business for 60 years in Columbus and Mt. Vernon.

Donald was a charter member in the Society of Hearing Aid Audiologists, past president of the Columbus Hearing Aid Society and the Ohio Hearing Aid Society, a member of the OSU Alumni Club and the Columbus Rotary Club. Don was a member of the Worthington Grace Brethren Church and the Grace Brethren Church in Danville, OH.

He is survived by his wife Suzanne (Shields) of 61 years and four daughters; Jan Czerwinski of Port Clinton, OH, Cathy Treyens of Columbus, OH, Dianne Sanker of Westlake, OH, Carol Craft of Denver, CO., and seven grandchildren. Don is also survived by a sister, Martha Casey of Canton, OH and a brother, Dave Faehnle of Columbus.

A Celebration of Life is planned for Saturday, May 10 at 3 p.m. at the Danville Grace Brethren Church, 302 E. Ross, Danville, Ohio.

Donations may be made to Joni and Friends, Wheels for the World, at Dowds-Snyder Funeral Homes, PO Box 915, Mt. Vernon, OH, 43050.

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