Keith Donaldson, 77

Keith E. Donaldson, 77, rural Wabash, died at 7:05 p.m. on Thursday, July 18, at Autumn Ridge Healthcare Center, Wabash.  He was born May 2, 1936 in Miami County, to Elmer and Hazel (Carlin) Donaldson.

Keith attended Chippewa High School and was a U.S. Army veteran.  He was a self-employed truck driver hauling livestock and farmed and enjoyed baling hay.

He is survived by three brothers, Norman "Bud" (Catherine) Donaldson, Wabash, Kenneth (Mary) Donaldson, Peru, and Larry "Doc" (Irene) Donaldson, Roann; sister, Lela Mae (Walter) Zimmerman, Mesa, Ariz.; and several nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by two brothers, Elmer and Glen Edward Donaldson.

Funeral services will be held at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, on Monday, July 22, at 2 p.m. with Pastor Dan Boone officiating.  Burial will be in the Garden of Valor at Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash.  Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

The memorial guest book for Keith may be signed at

Posted on 2013 Jul 19