Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Donald A. Pouder (February 17, 2014)

Donald A. Pouder age 87, of Union City, Ohio passed away at 5:08 P.M. on Monday, February 17, 2014 at State of the Heart Hospice Care Center in Greenville. Donald was born June 1, 1926 in Union City, Ohio to the late Jacob Murray & Edith (Harmeson) Pouder.

Donald is survived by a son, Mike Pouder of Union City, Ohio and special friend of the family, Margaret Mote of Union City, Indiana; daughter & son-in-law, Karen & Randy Abel of Union City, Ohio; grandchildren, Elizabeth & Ryan Benroth of South Carolina, Joshua Abel of Union City, Ohio, Jacob Abel of Union City, Ohio, Abby Abel of Union City, Ohio and Staci Kohn of Union City, Ohio; great-grandchildren, Annabelle and Logan; brother, Chester Pouder of Union City, Ohio; sister, Bernettia Kester of Union City, Indiana; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Donald is also preceded in death by his wife, Velma G. (Martin) Pouder on January 25, 2006 whom he married December 25, 1949; son, Jeff Pouder; infant daughter, Joyce Elaine Pouder; and brother, Gerald M. Pouder.

Donald was a life long farmer. He was a member of Hillgrove Federated Church.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Saturday, February 22, 2014 at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville with Rev. Scott Trittschuh officiating. Burial will follow in Greenville Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Friday from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. and Saturday from 1:00 to 2:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to State of the Heart Hospice or Hillgrove Federated Church. Condolences for the family may be expressed through