James E. Donnersbach

June 27, 1958 - February 16, 2021

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James E. Donnersbach, age 62, of Plymouth, Ohio passed away on Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at OhioHealth Shelby Hospital in Shelby, Ohio. He was born on June 27, 1958 in Bucyrus, Ohio to the late Joseph and Janice (Reber) Donnersbach.

A graduate of Plymouth High School, Jim retired from the Plymouth-Shiloh School District as a custodian. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church more recently attending Belmont Community Church. Jim was also a member of the Knights of Columbus.

Jim loved the outdoors whether it meant spending time in his garden, metal detecting or arrowhead hunting. He was a true DIY'er who also enjoyed being the winning bidder at auctions, coin collecting and learning about history, especially Indian artifacts. He was a devoted husband and loving father to his daughters, who will carry on his and his dearly loved late brother Carl's tradition of crazily dressing up for Halloween every year.

Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 39 years, Connie (Robertson) Donnersbach; daughters, Katherine "Katie" and Emily Donnersbach; brothers, John (Ruth) Donnersbach and Anthony (Theresa) Donnersbach; sisters-in-law, Laura Donnersbach Michalovich and Christine Donnersbach; nieces and nephews, Jeff (Tiffany) Donnersbach, Jason Donnersbach, Jarrod Donnersbach, Annabelle Michalovich, Kurtis Donnersbach, Jennifer (Graham) Fach, Denise (Spencer) Shepherd, Philip Donnersbach (Victoria Danielle), Matthew (Ashley) Donnersbach and Vincent Donnersbach (Mykenna Schlarb); great nieces and nephews, Aubree, Kyliee, Bentley, Bo, Anthony and Johnathan; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, John and Dawn Cline; brother-in-law, Daniel Robertson; nieces, Erica (Edgar) Justavino, Missy Jones (Paul Hall); and great nieces and nephews, Ariana and Eric Justavino and Halee and Hunter Jones.

In addition to his parents, Jim was preceded in death by his brothers, Joseph and Carl Donnersbach; niece, Elizabeth Donnersbach; and mother-in-law and father-in-law, Ted and Janet Robertson.

Secor Funeral Home in Plymouth handled Jim's private funeral services. He was laid to rest in Mount Hope Cemetery in Shiloh, Ohio. Online condolences can be left for the family at www.secorfuneralhomes.com.


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Jim & Vicky Adams - Feb 25, 2021
Connie we are so sorry to hear of you and your families loss of Jim. You are in our prayers.
Betty Phillips-Starkey - Feb 25, 2021
So sorry for your loss. I have fond memories of Jim and Joe hanging out with my brother Chris.
Denny & Sandi Davis - Feb 25, 2021
We are so sorry to hear of Jim's passing. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers.
Adam & Stacey Floro - Feb 23, 2021
We are sorry for your loss. Jim was a great guy. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Jeni Caudill Shaver - Feb 23, 2021
Connie, I am so sorry to hear of Jim's passing. You will be in my thoughts and prayers thru this difficult time
Sara (Donnersbach) Costanzo - Feb 23, 2021
Cherish all the memories and keep him in your heart each day - he truly loved life and each of you more than words can say.
Brenda Caudill-Barnes - Feb 23, 2021
We were neighbors to the Donnersbach family and grew up with Jim and his brothers. I'm so sorry to hear of Jim's passing and I hope the family finds peace in the coming days and weeks.
Jamie and Brenda Rhodes - Feb 23, 2021
Jim was a good man.. Sorry for your loss... 🙏🏻❤️
Jim, Sandy, Luke and Ben Blum - Feb 22, 2021
Sorry for your loss. Prayers.
Ed & Debbie Kanney - Feb 22, 2021
So sorry to hear about Jim's passing. Prayers for the family.
Brad & Tammy Snider - Feb 22, 2021
We were so sorry to hear of Jim's passing. Keeping your family in our prayers.