Donna Jean Carder, age 82 of Cridersville, went home to be with the Lord at 7:30 a.m., Sunday, March 4, 2018 from the Wapak Manor. She was born November 30, 1935 in Lima, Allen County, to the late Elden Ira and Nellie Jane Pollock Thomas. On July 3, 1954 she married Robert Joseph Carder, who preceded her in death on October 1, 2014.
Mrs. Carder was a homemaker and a graduate of Cridersville High School. She had attended Cridersville Nazarene Church and was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church.
Survivors include a daughter – Debra K. (Rex A.) Louth of Wapakoneta; a granddaughter – Janelle K. (Clint) Motter; 2 great granddaughters – Reagan Kay Motter and Aubrey Sue Motter; 2 nieces and 3 nephews.
She was preceded in death by a grandson – Jeremy Alan Louth; and 2 sisters – Judith Ann Spillman and Carol Sue Grouver.
Private funeral services will be held at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville. Burial will follow St. Matthew Cemetery, near Cridersville.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Childrens Hospital.