Donald W. Yoakam

December 01, 1917 ‒ April 01, 2007

Marion, Ohio

Donald W. Yoakam, age 89 of Marion, died Sunday, April 01, 2007 at Marion General Hospital.

He was born in Marion to the late Clarence E. and Hazel I. (Hosler) Yoakam.

Donald was married to the former Wanda E. Craven, and she preceded him in death on August 22, 1995.

He was a Navy veteran of World War II, having served as an Aviation Machinist’s Mate First Class.

Donald worked at the Marion Power Shovel as an Inspector Forman for over forty years. Following his retirement he was very active, as he liked to be out and about, loving to travel and make new friends. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Marion.

He is survived by one son Daniel W. (Jeanne) Yoakam of Marion, one grandchild Alison (Joe) Vogt of Perrysburg, one sister Patricia (Harold) Williams of Delaware and two nieces.

Friends may call from 5 to 7 pm on Tuesday, April 3, 2007 at the Denzer-Farison-Hottinger & Snyder Funeral Home, 360 East Center Street, Marion, Ohio 43302. Services will be held at 10:30 am Wednesday at the funeral home with the Rev. J. David Worthen officiating. Entombment will follow in the Lawn Crypts at Marion Cemetery.

If desired memorial contributions may be made to the First Presbyterian Church, 143 South Prospect Street, Marion, Ohio 43302.

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