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Obituary for Donald L. Eilerman

Eilerman, Donald L., age 83, formerly of Spring Valley, passed away Wednesday, January 9th, 2019 in Tipp City at SpringMeade Health Center, where he was known as "The Puzzle Man."

He was born March 1st, 1935 to Henry and Marguerite (Lehman) Eilerman. He was employed as a Dark Room Operator for Monarch Marking Systems Co for 38 years. Donald enjoyed crime novels, woodworking, and some Marion's Pizza. He dearly loved his grandkids and his nieces and nephews, and cared deeply about his Catholic faith.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Norma, his parents, brother Jerry Eilerman, and sister Joanne Eckenwiler.

Donald is survived by son Kevin D. Eilerman (Lori), grandchildren Nichelle Artin (Luke), Samuel Eilerman (Rachael), Scott Eilerman (Mary), great-grandsons Marshall and Graham Artin, sisters-in-law, Alberta, Kathy, and Janet, and many beloved nieces and nephews.

To help the family celebrate his life, you are invited to share during the visitation at Conner & Koch Life Celebration Home, 92 W Franklin St, Bellbrook, OH 45305 on Monday January 14th from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, January 15th, 2019 at 10:30 am at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church 6245 Wilmington Pike, Centerville, OH 45459, with burial at Miami Valley Memory Gardens in Centerville , OH .

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to St Francis of Assisi Catholic Church Social Ministry Fund, 6245 Wilmington Pike, Centerville, Ohio 45459. Please send a condolence, plant a tree, or share memories about Donald at by clicking on his name.

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