Donald N. Kleinsmith 83 of Ravenna died Saturday, August 24, 2013. He was born July 13, 1930 in Cleveland, Ohio to Charles and Josephine Kleinsmith.
He was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Ravenna, the Ravenna Moose #1234, Ravenna VFW #1055 and retired from RB & W in Kent where he was a tapper. He was a bowler in the Moose League and Senior League at Twin Star Lanes.
Survivors include his wife of 62 1/2 years Grace (Hattery), daughters Jane (Jerry) Roop, Marilyn (Michael Horner) Christy, Dawn Golias and Suzanne (Kenneth) Byam all of Ravenna, son Michael Kleinsmith of Clinton, OH, 4 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and sisters Geraldine, Mildred, Arlene, Mary Jane, Eleanor and Marilyn.
Calling hours will be held from 5 PM to 8 PM Tuesday, August 27, 2013 with Ravenna Moose services at 7:45 PM Tuesday at Shorts Spicer Crislip Funeral Home Ravenna Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 11 AM Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at the funeral home with Pastor Dan J. Caruso, Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in Grandview Memorial Park in Ravenna.
In lieu of flowers memorials should be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church, 170 N. Freedom Street, Ravenna, OH 44266. Condolences and memories may be shared at http://www.sscfuneralhomes.com/.
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