He married Genevieve Irene (Hyde) on July 18, 1936. She passed away April 18, 2002.
Together they owned and operated Raudebaugh’s Garage in New Pittsburg for 50 years. For 23 years they enjoyed the winter months in Florida. During the summer months, he had Raudebaugh’s used cars. He was a member of the New Pittsburg Fire Department for over 50 years. He also was a member of Grace Brethren Church of Wooster.
He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law Sondra and Terry Dilyard; Three granddaughters and spouses Terri and Jerry Kolp, Traci
and Dave O’Hearn and Michelle and Chris Hann; Six great-grandchildren
Rachel Kolp, Steph and Patrick Martinez, Rheannon O’Hearn, Cory O’Hearn, Breydan and Ethan Hann. Two great-great grandchildren Treyvon O’Hearn and Ilana Tucker.
Donnie was preceded in death by his two sisters Elva Finn and Helen Becker, two brothers Roy and Oly Raudebaugh and an infant brother Ralph.
He enjoyed family gatherings and sitting around a camp fire.
New Pittsburg Fire Dept. Fire & Rescue, c/o Roger Kamp 1466 Perry Twp. Rd. 35, Wooster, OH 44691 or to Hospice & Palliative Care of Greater Wayne Co., 2525 Back Orrville Rd., Wooster, OH 44691
Friday, November 30, 2007 at 11:00 A.M.
Thursday, November 29, 2007 from 6-8:00 P.M.