Malburg, Donald

Written by David Green.

Donald L. Malburg, 87, of Sand Creek, Mich., died Oct. 24, 2010, at his home.

He was born Oct. 28, 1922, in Metamora, Ohio, to Fred and Agnes (Liptow) Malburg. He married Agnes Ronau on April 14, 1945, in Richfield Center, Ohio, and she preceded him in death Dec. 2, 2001.

Donald served in the U.S. Army from 1945 to 1947. He was a self-employed farmer all his life. He was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Church in Lyons, Ohio and currently was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Assumption, Ohio.

Donald is survived by one son, John (and Anne) Malburg of Sand Creek, Mich.; two daughters, Suzette (and Dave) Risner of Britton, Mich., and Nancy (and Gerald) Gomes of Romulus, Mich.; two brothers, Virgil (and Donna) Malburg of Metamora, Ohio, and Gerald (and Maryanne) Malburg of Winterhaven, Fla.; three sisters, Ione (and Glen) Walters of Devils Lake, Mich., Adeline (and Fred) Adams of Battle Creek, Mich. and Eileen Ross of Toledo; 10 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Besides his wife, Donald was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Randy.

The funeral liturgy will be offered at 11 a.m. Oct. 28, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Assumption, Ohio, with Father Ron Schock as celebrant. Burial is planned in Our Lady of Fatima Cemetery. Visitation is scheduled from 4 to 8 p.m. today (Wednesday) at Anderson Funeral Home in Adrian, with a Rosary planned at 7:30 p.m. Visitation is also scheduled from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Thursday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church.

Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.

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