|Donavin "Don" Trumbull|
|Written by provided to Sentinel-Tribune|
|Monday, 28 October 2013 10:21|
Donavin "Don" Trumbull, 79, of Bowling Green, passed away Saturday, October 26, 2013.
Don was born in Weston, Ohio to the late Kenneth "Spiv" and Helen (Stoddard) Trumbull. He married Nancy (Coates) Bercaw on August 27, 1977 and she survives in Bowling Green.
Also surviving Don are his two daughters: Vicki Emans of Cape Coral, Florida and Karen Trumbull of California; stepsons: R.W. "Bill" (Vera) Bercaw of Disputanta, Virginia and Michael Bercaw of Norwalk, Ohio; grandchildren: Shannon (Frank) Roberts, Shawn (Trisha) Woods, Kevin (Audra) Trumbull, Sarah and Elisabeth Bercaw; four great-grandchildren and three stepgreat-grandchildren; sister: Janet (Ned) Challen of Whitehouse; nephews: Steve (Diana) Challen and Kent (Janice) Challen and great-nephew, Dan, and a host of cousins and special friends.
Don was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church in Waterville and also attended St. Marks Lutheran Church in Bowling Green.
Don was a 1952 graduate of Grand Rapids High School, where he was on the 1951 State Championship Basketball team. He was a member of the Grand Rapids Volunteer Fire Department and the Alva Sidle American Legion Post # 232 in Grand Rapids and the Bowling Green Elks Club.
Don was in the United States Air Force.
Don enjoyed hunting, fishing, skeet shooting and camping. He loved spending his winters in Florida and driving his golf cart.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 11 a.m. in the DECK-HANNEMAN FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, 1460 W. Wooster St., P.O Box 648, Bowling Green, Ohio 43402.
A luncheon will follow in the Remembrance Banquet Hall of the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be made to Alva Sidle American Legion Post # 232, 12580 U.S. Route 24, Grand Rapids, OH 43522; or to Bridge Hospice, 1069 Klotz Road, Bowling Green, Ohio 43402.
Online condolences, as well as fond memories, may be shared at www.hannemanfh.com.
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