Donn Paul Alspaugh
November 16, 1937 - August 12, 2013
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|Donn Paul Alspaugh, 75, of Wabash, Indiana, died at 9:45 a.m., Monday, August 12, 2013 at Peabody Healthcare Center in North Manchester, Indiana. He was born November 16, 1937 in Columbus, Ohio to Harold Paul and Vina Belle (McFarland) Alspaugh.
Donn graduated from Highland Park High School in Illinois in 1955, and the University of Illinois in 1959. He received his law degree from Chicago-Kent School of Law in 1965. He married Kathleen Duffey, of Wabash. He was affiliated with the Wabash Presbyterian Church. Donn enjoyed fishing and rafting, and was an avid antique collector. He was a trust officer at Northern Trust Bank 5 years, and practiced law 20 years, both in Chicago, and practiced law and lived in Boulder, Colorado, 25 years, before moving to Wabash in September of 2011.
He is survived by his wife, Kathleen Alspaugh of Wabash; 2 daughters, Ann (Pedro) Sauer of Leesburg, Virginia, and Cynthia (Greg) Peratt of Breckenridge, Colorado; 8 grandchildren, Joseph Thomas of Brooklyn, New York, Jennifer Ruddle of Denver, Colorado, Katherine Thomas of Sundance, Utah, Brian Ruddle of Boulder, Robert Ruddle and Adri Peratt both of Breckenridge, and Hannah Sauer and Isabella Sauer, both of Leesburg. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Amanda Leigh Alspaugh, who passed away in 2005.
Friends may call from 4-7 p.m., Thursday, August 15 at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash. Private memorial service will be held at a later date.
Preferred memorials are American Cancer Society and Wabash-Miami Home Health Care and Hospice.