Joseph A. Donnersbach

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35 Railroad Street Plymouth OH 44865 1/5/2012 14:00:00

Plymouth OH 44865 1/6/2012 11:00:00

Joseph A. Donnersbach, age 51, of Plymouth, Ohio passed away Saturday, December 31, 2011 at the MedCentral Hospital in Mansfield, Ohio. He was born March 2, 1960 in Bucyrus, Ohio to the late Joseph and Janice (Reber) Donnersbach. Joesph retired from MTD in Shelby after 26 years of service. He enjoyed tractor pulls, farming, watching his cows and most of all, spending time with his children.
He is survived by his wife, Laura (Thompson) Donnersbach; three sons, Jeff Donnersbach and girlfriend, Tiffany of Willard, Jason Donnersbach and girlfriend, Casey of Plymouth and Jarrod Donnersbach of Plymouth; 3 brothers and siters-in-law, Jim (Connie) Donnersbach of Plymouth, John (Ruth) Donnersbach of Plymouth and Tony (Theresa) Donnersbach of Tiro; one sister-in-law, Chris Donnersbach of Shiloh; numerous nieces and nephews and God child, Katie Donnersbach.
He is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Carl Donnersbach and niece, Elizabeth Donnersbach.
Visitation will be on Thursday, January 5, 2011 from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 and 8:00 PM at the Secor Funeral Home in Plymouth, Ohio. The funeral mass will be on Friday, January 6, 2011 at 11:00 AM at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Plymouth, with Fr. Nick Cunningham officiating. Burial will follow at the Mount Hope Cemetery in Shiloh. Memorials can be made to the Kidney Foundation or the Lupus Foundation. Online condolences may be made to the family at


Ken & Dona Martin - Apr 27, 2012

Dear Laura, We just heard about the loss of your beloved Husband. We hope that you and the boys are finding comfort in the memories that you made with Joe. Please accept our deepest condolences.

Flynn & Marla Reynolds - Jan 5, 2012

We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Though we did not know Joe personally, he must have been a great person to have such fantastic boys. You are in our thoughts and prayers through this difficult time.

Charlie & Connie Smith - Jan 5, 2012

To Jeff and family,we are so sorry to hear about your dad.We are thinking of you at this time. God bless you and your family.

Jean Dye - Jan 5, 2012

Jeff, So sorry to hear about your Dad, You have had a difficult year with more losses in your life than any young man should have to endure. Stay strong and know that you are in my prayers, take care of your Mom, she is going to need you.

Connie Dickerson - Jan 4, 2012

Though I can’t be there for you right now please know that you and the boys are never far from my heart and thoughts. All my love, Con

Brad & Tammy Snider - Jan 3, 2012

Laura and family,
We were so sorry to hear of Joe’s passing. You and your entire family are in our thoughts and prayers. Brad & Tammy Snider, Dallas NC

Mary Carroll - Jan 3, 2012

So sorry to read of your family’s loss. Although I did not know Joe and his immediate family, I was blessed to have known Theresa and her famiy while they lived in the Johnsville area. I have fond recollections of their children….always sweet, courteous and cooperative..Theresa and her husband as well. I only recently learned that my grandson, Walker Fackler, is to room with Jarrod on the FFA trip to Denver. God bless your entire family on this journey of faith and love.
Mary Carroll

Joedy Studer - Jan 3, 2012

I am so sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers go out to your family. I know Ron thought a lot of all of you and know how difficult this time is for you. Joe will be sadly missed. If there are tractor pulls in heaven, I know Joe and Ron will be there.

Judy Villard Overocker - Jan 3, 2012

Laura and Family,
I am saddened to hear of Joe’s passing. You and your family have our sympathy.
Jim and Judy Overocker

Kimberly Elliott - Jan 3, 2012

Laura, I’m so sorry to read of your loss. My heart and prayers go out to your and your family. You have wonderful sons to help you through this difficult time. They will lean on you also. If you need anything or to talk email me. Love to you and your sons.
Kimberly Elliott

Burt Dickerson and Family - Jan 3, 2012

Laura,Jeff,Jason & Jarrod, we are so sorry for the loss of Joe. Our hearts and prayers go out to you. Knowing your family and friends are thinking of you at this time may it give you strength. Love, Burt, Becky & Family

Dennis, Leann, Samantha, James, and Kathy Hall - Jan 3, 2012

Jason and Family: Sorry to hear about the passing of your father. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. May God be with you during this difficult time.

Gloria Powers - Jan 2, 2012

Laura and all the extended family, You are in my thoughts and prayers during this time. Your loss will be that of others, too. Remember the good times and we will too. If I can help just call.
Love, Gloria Powers

Brad, Trena, Lauren, Chance and Braden Butcher - Jan 2, 2012

Jarrod and Family,
We are so sorry to hear of your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Please let us know if there is anyting we can do to help you.

Connie Bolen - Jan 2, 2012

John and Tony, We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Bill and Connie Bolen
Plum Crazy Team

Donna Roof - Jan 2, 2012

Laura and Boys,
I am saddened by your loss. My God grant you with peace and comfort, in upcoming days.

Chris Karl - Jan 2, 2012

You have my thoughts and prayers, god bless you Jarrod.

Chad Eitle - Jan 2, 2012

Joe was so funny. I’ll always have good memories of him. My thoughts are with all of you.

Dianne Russell - Jan 2, 2012

Laura and family — please know my prayers are with you in this time of loss. As one of Joe’s classmates, I knew him to be such a good person in the world.

Brenda Caudill-Barnes - Jan 1, 2012

I am so sorry to hear of Joe’s passing. He was always so nice, funny, and sincere. I know you will miss him greatly and I hope it helps to know that others care.

Tammy Powers - Jan 1, 2012

Laura and boys we are soo sorry to hear about Joe buddy! My heart is breaking for you. I know there are no words to help make the hurt go away but I really hope God wraps his loving arms around you and helps comfort you. We will remember Joe for all the good memories and Dustin has alot of them that he still talks about. Laura I will always be here for you if you ever need anything. A should to cry on or lean on I am here for you. Love, Matt, Tammy, Dylan and Dustin Powers.


Laura and family, Im so sorry to hear of your loss of Joe. I know how devistating it is to lose a loved one so unexpectedly and sudden. My deepest sympathy goes out to all of you. I know how much this loss hurts but God slowly heals the pain over time. May God keep all of you in his loving arms during this difficult time.
From all of us
Kevin, Jenny, Gracie, Trent
Linda, Kenny, Bob Jr.

Deb Noble - Jan 1, 2012

Dear Laura,Jeff,Jason, and Jarrod,
I was so sad to hear of the loss of your husband and dad. You are in my prayers. Take care of your mom and each other.

Donnie, Rachael, DJ, and Wesley - Jan 1, 2012

Laura, Jeff, Jason & Jarrod,
Sorry for your loss…. We are always here if you need me anytime/anyday…. We are keeping you in our thoughts and prayers. Keep each other strong and take care of yourself.

brenda lillo - Jan 1, 2012

laura and sons-so sorry to here of your husbands and fathers passing..will be praying that GOD brings you comfort in this difficult time…