November 5, 1929 - August 9, 2014
Thursday, August 14, 2014 from 6-8 p.m., Moreland Funeral Home
Friday, August 15, 2014 11 a.m., Church of the Messiah United Methodist
Donna Jean Thayer, age 84, of Hilliard, formerly of Westerville, OH. Passed away peacefully August 9, 2014 at home. Born November 5, 1929 in Wayne, OH. Former elementary school teacher in Bloomdale, OH and Central College Pre-School and former employee of Lazarus Capri in Westerville. Graduate of Bowling Green State University. Proud Honorary Alumni of Otterbein College where she volunteered for many years. Member Church of the Messiah United Methodist. Survived by her children, Linda Thayer of Joshua Tree, CA, Greg Thayer of Boulder, CO and Steve (Tracy) Thayer of Hilliard; grandchildren, Maggie, Jessie, Alexandria, Janie, Zachary and Gabrielle; sister, Joyce (Ralph) Bressler of Findlay, OH; brother, Dale Wright of Cleveland, OH. Preceded in death by her husband, Fred J. Thayer and parents, Everett and Helen Wright. Friends may call at the MORELAND FUNERAL HOME, 55 E. Schrock Road, Westerville, Thursday 6-8 p.m.. Service will be held at Church of the Messiah, 51 N. State Street, Westerville, Friday at 11 a.m., Rev. Jim Wilson, officiating. Interment Otterbein Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Fred ”Pop’ Thayer Endowment Fund c/o Otterbein University.