April 22, 1938
Oct. 15, 2012
Donald W. Kimmet, 74, of Ottoville, died at 7:10 a.m. Monday at his residence.
He was born April 22, 1938, in Landeck to William and Agnes (Hickey) Kimmet, who preceded him in death.
On May 13, 1961, he married Virginia Spicer, who survives in Ottoville.
Other survivors include two sons, Michael Kimmet of Oakwood and David (Audrey) Kimmet of Ottoville; two daughters, Marsha (Phil) Epstein of Ottoville and Cheryl (Ed Walker) Kimmet of Longmont, Colo.; two brothers, George (Jan) Kimmet of Ottoville and Dan (Barb) Kimmet of Spencerville; and five grandchildren, Anthony Clementz and Brandon, Ryan, Laura and Adam Kimmet.
He was also preceded in death by a sister, Virginia Meyer.
Mr. Kimmet retired from General Motors Powertrain and was a U.S. Navy veteran and member of the Ottoville VFW. He was a volunteer firefighter for the Ottoville Fire Department for 30 years and was active in his church.
Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 3 p.m. Thursday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, the Rev. John Stites officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Ottoville, with military graveside rites conducted by the Ottoville VFW.
Friends may call from 2-5 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Harter and Schier Funeral Home, where a parish wake will begin at 2 p.m.
Preferred memorials are to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.