James M. McDonald

James M. McDonald, 80, of Upper Sandusky, died Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019, at his home.

He was born July 8, 1939, in Salem, to James M. and Kartherine Louise (Shafer) McDonald, both of whom are deceased. He married Diana Lynn Pfeifer May 8, 1982, and she survives in Upper Sandusky.

He is survived by his children, Kendra (John) Gange and Kent (Barbara) Cooper; four stepchildren, Elizabeth (Jeffrey) Feick, Phil (Lorene) Eley, Ruth (Michael) Schryer and James (Florence) Eley; 14 granchildren; and one great-grandchild.

His celebration of life service will begin at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Upper Sandusky, with the Rev. Ed Hunker officiating. Masonic services will also take place Sunday prior to church services.

The family will receive friends immediately following the services in the church fellowship room.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church, Hospice of Wyandot County or The Royal Arch Foundation, and can be sent to Lucas-Batton Funeral Home, 476 S. Sandusky Ave. Upper Sandusky.