Donovan L. “Don” Tugend
June 03, 1925 ‒ April 28, 2015
Formerly of Fredericktown, Ohio
Donovan L. “Don” Tugend, age 89, of 6525 N. High Street, Worthington, formerly of Fredericktown, passed away on Tuesday April 28, 2015, at Sunrise at Worthington. He was born in Butler, on June 3, 1925, and served in the United States Army during World War Two. Don earned his bachelor’s degree in Agriculture from The Ohio State University and taught in two schools in Logan County. He moved to Fredericktown, with his wife Mary, in 1950, where he managed Fredericktown Sand and Gravel Company until his retirement in 1997.
Don was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Fredericktown, the Fredericktown Lions Club, and Thrall Masonic Lodge in Fredericktown. Don always loved working on his farm in Middlebury Township.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Mary Margaret (Meddles) Tugend, daughter Amy (Ken) Jones of Worthington; sons Tom (Colleen Pero) Tugend of Dublin and Bob Tugend of Delaware, Ohio; his sister Marilyn (Carl) Zody of Lucas; 2 grandchildren Katie (Luke) Reinstittle of Powell and Kelly Jones of Hilliard and 3 great grandchildren Brock Reinstittle, Brant Reinstittle and Lilly Reinstittle. Don was preceded in death by his parents Clarence George Tugend and Leora Flo (Forbes) Tugend and a brother Larry Tugend.
A graveside funeral service will be held Friday May 1, 2015 at 2:00 PM at Forest Cemetery in Fredericktown.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of Fredericktown or the Fredericktown Lions Club.
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