Donna Thayer

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November 5, 1929 - August 9, 2014

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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.


Tom & Elaine Goias - Aug 14, 2014

We remember spending many happy times on Hillcrest Drive being neighbors with your mother and father. Our most sincerest condolences to you and your family. Our prayers are with you. Love, Tom and Elaine

Karen Davis Howell - Aug 12, 2014

So very sorry to hear of Donna Jeans passing. What a wonderful kind lady. We only got to see our cousin once a year at the Huber Reunion’s, but it was all kindness and smiles. Sending our sincere sympathy from Maumee, Oh.
Doug and Karen Howell

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