Tribute: Donald E. “Rep” Vondrasek

Donald E. "Rep" Vondrasek, 68, of Warren, passed away September 19

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WARREN, Ohio – Donald E. “Rep” Vondrasek, 68, of Warren, Ohio entered into eternal peace on Monday, September 19, 2016, at St. Joseph Hospital in Warren.

He was born February 12, 1948, in San Bernardino, California, a son of Ruth (Champlin) Vondrasek.

He was a veteran of the United States Navy having served during Vietnam War. Donald was extremely proud of his Naval accomplishments including having received the National Defense Service Medal.

Beginning in 1972 he worked as a carpenter for the carpenters union, retiring after 35 years of service.

Donald attended Grace Baptist Church where he had recently been baptized.

He enjoyed spending Sunday mornings with his beautiful granddaughters. He was an experienced hunter and loved sharing his life stories.

Donald’s memory will be carried on by his son, Kirk (Brooke) Vondrasek of Bristolville, Ohio; mother, Ruth (Champlin) Vondrasek of Warren, Ohio; sisters, June Lyons of Warren, Ohio, Marion (Ronald) Dolejs of Bristolville, Ohio; granddaughters, Sydnee and Paige and many loving nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, Frank Vondrasek; brother, Frank Vondrasek; and beloved brother-in-law, Ed Lyons.

Services will be held at a later date.

Arrangements provided by the Carl W. Hall Funeral Home.

The family would like to thank the nursing staff in the ICU at St. Joseph Hospital and Hospice of the Valley for their compassionate care they provided to Donald.

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