Don E. Badertscher, age 77 of Ada, died at 3:20 a.m., Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at Lima Memorial Health Care. He was born December 25, 1939 in Allen County, Ohio to the late Harold A. and Margie M. Morehead Badertscher. He married Myrna L. Bahr, who survives in Ada.
Mr. Badertscher worked at the Sohio station in Ada, was co-owner of B&H Garage, and owned D & B Tree Service. He was a member of Bethel Church of Christ in Ada.
Also surviving is a son – David A. (Marsha) Badertscher of Bumpass, VA; 3 daughters – Jennifer G. Mankey of Medina, OH; Susan J. (Fred) Stuart of Ada; Peg (Matt) Hibbard of Ada; 12 grandchildren – Erica (Rob) DeMuch; Jessica (Mark) Payne; Ashley (Brice) Marden; Emily (Corey) Ward; Lee (Ashley) Stuart; Lindsay Stuart; Caleb Stuart, Katey Stuart, Kyley Stuart; Kyle (Becca) Hibbard; Jason Hibbard; Sam Hibbard ; 3 great grandchildren – Dylan DeMuch; Adalynn and Eliza Grace Marden; 4 brothers – Frank (Pat) Badertscher of Ada; Ken (Sue) Badertscher of Pickerington, OH; Dennis (Laurie) Badertscher of Bluffton; Jerry (Jenifer) Badertscher of Ada; and a sister-in-law – Sharon Badertscher of Ada.
He was preceded in death by a brother – Dale Badertscher.
He enjoyed weekly Sunday dinners with his family gathered around him. He was blessed to have almost all of his family visit the weekend before his death.
No public services or visitation is planned.
Memorial contributions may be made to Bethel Church of Christ, Ada, OH or the charity of the donor’s choice.
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