Service measured not by GOLD,
                           but by the GOLDEN RULE

Service measured not by GOLD,
          but by the GOLDEN RULE


WOOSTER “ Donna J. Hutchins, 89, of Wooster passed away on Monday, March 16, 2020 at West View Healthy Living in Wooster.
She was born March 10, 1931 in Wooster the daughter of Ralph A. and Myrtle E. Butterbaugh Guthrie.   She married Ralph D. Hutchins on December 9, 1949.   He preceded her in death on February 16, 2013.
Donna retired as a Purchasing Agent from Rubbermaid.   She was a member of the Central Christian Church where she was a member of the Women ™s Fellowship.   Donna enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and loved Caleb ™s Kin at West Hill Baptist Church.   She was a member of the Emblem Club and the Salvation Army Women ™s Auxiliary.
Surviving are her children Ronald G. (Kathy) Hutchins and Lisa M. Brown both of Wooster, Beth A. Sidebottom of Bluffton, SC and Jeanne L. (Bob Leaman) of Lakeland, FL; grandchildren Mary Beth (Chad) Young, Ben Kochenderfer, Gene (Erin) Hutchins, Douglas Myers, Alyssa (Garrett) Cramer, Jacob (Vanna) Myers, Theresa Grace; great-grandchildren Paisley Kochenderfer, Haden and Hannah Owen, Rachael and Brystal Grace, Grant and Maura Cramer, Colton, Layla and Oliver Myers; her special friend Mikki Green and her dog Bella.
In addition to her husband, Ralph, and her parents, she was preceded in death by a granddaughter Katy Kochenderfer and a twin brother Donald G. Guthrie.
Private family services will be held with a public memorial service to be held at a later date.   Burial will be held at the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery in Seville.
McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster is assisting the family.
Those who wish may make memorial contributions to the Central Christian Church, 407 N. Market St., Wooster, OH 44691.
The family would like to thank the staff at West View Healthy Living and LifeCare Hospice for the excellent care given Donna.
Online condolences may be left for the family at

Memorial Contributions
Central Christian Church, 407 N. Market St., Wooster, OH 44691

Private family services with a public service at a later date.

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  1. So sorry for your loss. Such a sweet soul.

  2. I am so sorry to hear this. Donna was such a good friend to Mom.

  3. So sorry to hear about Donna. She was such a sweet lady. I’m sure her and mom are together again.

  4. Such sad news. I am sorry for your loss. She was a special lady.

  5. I am still in Stuart, FL and so sorry to learn of Donna’s recent death. Been friends for years and worked with her at Rubbermaid. My condolences to all the family. She will be missed very much.

  6. I am so sorry to hear of Donna’s death. She was always so kind and nice and such a good person. I worked with her at Rubbermaid. All of you are in my prayers.


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