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Donna Mae Ellis

July 11, 1928 ~ August 31, 2018 (age 90)

Donna Mae Ellis, 90, of Sylvania, OH passed away Friday, August 31, 2018 peacefully with family members by her side. She was born July 11, 1928 in Toledo, OH, to James and Mildred (Paquette) Titgemeyer. Besides raising a family with her husband William (Bill), Donna worked as a pre-school teacher at both Sylvania Olivet Lutheran Church and Erie United Methodist Church for over 20 years. She was a long time member of Sylvania United Church of Christ, enjoyed walking at Wildwood Metro Park, reading, painting, gardening, playing cards, and loved doing arts and crafts with her grandchildren.

Left to cherish Donna’s memory is her daughter, Mary (Kerry) Lambert; son’s, Steven (Kim) and Gary (Joyce) Ellis, twelve grandchildren, twelve great grandchildren and two great great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, William(Bill); stepmother, Thelma Titgemeyer; son and daughter in law David and Becky Ellis; great granddaughter Aliza; brothers, James and Larry Titgemeyer.

Friends may join the family for a memorial service at Sylvania United Church of Christ, 7240 Erie St., Sylvania, OH, Friday, September 14, 2018 at 11am. Interment will be private. A special thank you to Southern Care Hospice for their service these past two years. Those wishing to give a memorial are asked to consider the charity of your choice.

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