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Donald A. Lehew

March 30, 1930 ~ March 18, 2020 (age 89)


Donald A. Lehew has passed away after living a good life on March 18, 2020 at OSU Wexner Medical Center. He was born to the late Bert and Lena Lehew on March 30, 1930.

Donald was a veteran of the Korean War serving in the United States Army, and was a member of the American Legion Post 11.

He is survived by his son, Dirk and daughter-in-law Sharon Lehew; step-daughters, Erika Hatcher and Marianne Salem; nieces, Jo Ellen Beddow, Leann Scott, and many other nieces and nephews; eight grandchildren; good friend, Jessica Dent; and lifetime friend, Chuck Burgoon.

Donald is preceded in death by his wife, Inga Lehew; sisters, Betty Jackson, and Fraulein Jackson; niece, Roberta “Mitzi” Johnston; nephew, Donald Jackson; parents; and special friends: you know who you are.

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