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Donald F. Effinger

November 1, 1930 — February 12, 2022

Donald F. Effinger, 91, formerly of Fremont and recently of Naples, FL., passed away on February 12, 2022.

He was born on November 1, 1930 to the late John and Dorothy (Kachelein) Effinger in Fremont, OH.

A proud Marine, Donald served his country during the Korean Conflict from 1951-1954.

On September 1, 1956, he married Elsie Eder, and shared 45 years together in marriage until her passing in 2002.

Left to cherish his memory are his son, Dave (Sharon) Effinger, of Naples, FL; grandchildren, Chris Effinger, Jeff Grocock, David Grocock, Gerald Olvera, and Brittany Fend; 8 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great-grandchildren.

Donald is preceded in death by his parents, John and Dorothy; wife, Elsie; and siblings, Charles, John, Margaret, Dorothy, Emily, and Mary.

Services for Donald will be private at the family's request.

Donations in Donald's name may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.

Herman-Karlovetz Funeral Home & Crematory, Fremont has the honor of assisting the Effinger family during this time.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Donald F. Effinger, please visit our flower store.

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