Penwell Turner Funeral Home - Shelby, Ohio

Donald B. Laughbaum

Donald B. Laughbaum, age 83, of 73 Park Village in Shelby, and formerly of Tiro, died Wednesday afternoon in the Heritage Care Center after an extended illness.

He was born July 7, 1911 in Tiro, the son of Clement L. and Ladema (Eichelberger) Laughbaum.

Mr. Laughbaum was a former employee of the Shelby Parts Company and was a member of the Wayside Chapel in Bucyrus.

He is survived by his wife, Helen M. (Sutter) Laughbaum , whom he married on August 6, 1932; 6 sons and daughters-in-law, Duane and Debra Laughbaum of Shelby, Ramon and Bonna Laughbaum of Galion, Keith and Betty Laughbaum of Xenia, Ohio, Edward and Nancy Laughbaum of Galena, Ohio, Terry and Margaret Laughbaum of Westerville, Ohio, and Thomas and Priscilla Laughbaum of Crestline; 1 daughter and son-in-law, Elizabeth and Roger Wiley of Westerville, Ohio; 20 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; 1 brother, Francis Laughbaum of Fort Worth, Texas.

He was preceded in death by 2 grandchildren, 1 sister, and 3 brothers.

Calling hours will be on Sunday from 6-8 p.m. at the Turner Funeral Home in Shelby where funeral services will be held on Monday at 1:00 p.m. with his Pastor Kevin Rothhaar, officiating. Burial will be in Sandusky Township Cemetery, Biddle Road, Crawford County, Ohio;

Memorial expressions may be made to the Wayside Chapel in Bucyrus or to the First United Church of Christ in Shelby and left in care of the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby.

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