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Donald Lee Wilfert
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Obituary for Donald Lee Wilfert

Donald Lee Wilfert, 88, of Union Township, passed away Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at Hospice of Cincinnati East. He was born March 20, 1929 in Cincinnati, son of the late Charles L. and Gladys Bennett Wilfert.  He was the widower of the late Janet Smith Wilfert, who passed away in 2013.

Donald retired from General Motors and was a lifelong farmer.  He was a WWII history buff and loved to play Billiards with his friends at the Senior Services location in Miami Township.

He is survived by his children, Steven (Connie) Wilfert, Cynthia (James) Bennis and Debra (Chip) Stewart; grandchildren, Steven Wilfert Jr., Daniel Wilfert, Chris Hutson, Sara and Katelyn Stewart, Amy Foster, Charles Andrew Wilfert, Sean Wilfert and Katy Gifford; numerous great-grandchildren; brother, Stanley Wilfert and brother-in-law, Lyman Smith.

In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Charles William Wilfert.  

Family and friends may visit from 7:00 – 9:00 PM, Friday, March 9, 2018 at E.C. Nurre Funeral Home, 177 W. Main St. (SR 125), Amelia.  Funeral service will be held at 10:00 AM, Saturday at the Withamsville Church of Christ, 846 Ohio Pike, Withamsville with Pastor Mike Grose officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Moriah Cemetery in Withamsville.    

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Hospice of Cincinnati, c/o Bethesda Foundation, Inc., P.O. Box 633597 Cincinnati, Ohio 45263 or the American Cancer Society, 2808 Reading Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio 45206.

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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
E.C. Nurre -Amelia

177 W. Main St.
Amelia, OH

Funeral Service




10:00 AM
Withamsville Church of Christ

846 Ohio Pike
Cincinnati, OH 45245

Cemetery Details


Mt. Moriah Cemetery

Mt. Moriah Dr.
Cincinnati, OH 45245

Memorial Contribution

Hospice of Cincinnati

c/o Bethesda Foundation, Inc.
P.O. Box 633597
Cincinnati, Ohio 45263-3597

American Cancer Society

PO Box 22718
Oklahoma City, OK 73123

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