Donald R. Frush

April 21, 1935 ~ August 6, 2018 (age 83)

Donald R. Frush of Warsaw, Indiana went home to be with his Lord and Savior at 10:50 p.m. on Monday, August 6, 2018 at Kosciusko Community Hospital of Warsaw at the age of 83. 

He was born on April 21, 1935 in Warsaw, Indiana to Roberta Evelyn (Hartman) Frush and Vivian Rulo Frush.  On July 22, 2003 he was married to Realis (Keffaber) Frush, who survives.

Donald was a 1953 graduate of Warsaw High School and a member of Warsaw Evangelical Presbyterian Church since he was in the third grade, and he was also a Stephen Ministry Servant.  From 1968-1978 he worked in the engineering department of Sun Metal Products in Warsaw, from 1978-1999 he was an engineer at Chore-Time in Milford, Indiana and from 1999-2003 an engineer at Paragon Medical in Pierceton, Indiana and Spartech Plastics in Warsaw.  Donald loved convertible’s and dirt bikes, but most of all he loved his family.  In his 83 years of life he made many friends with people he worked with and his church family…he will be dearly missed. 

He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 15 years, Realis Frush (Winona Lake, Indiana); two sons:  Stephen Frush (Warsaw, Indiana); Michael (Pam) Frush (Bloomfield, Indiana); step-son:  Brian (Deborah) Keffaber (Wabash, Indiana); two daughters:  Kathleen (Tony) Perry (Warsaw, Indiana); Jennifer (Scott) Hoeppner (Prosper, Texas); and step-daughter:  Rhonda (Scott) LaVelle (Valparaiso, Indiana).  Also surviving are ten grandchildren:  Maralee, Tara, Sara, Isaac, Joel, Chase, Jessica, Sam, Amanda and Nathan; nine great-grandchildren; one brother:  David (Betty) Frush (Winona Lake, Indiana); and two sisters:  Margret (Bob) Miller (Burket, Indiana); Carol (Web) Slaymaker (Pennsylvania).  He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother, Earl Frush, and his grandson, Austin Hoeppner.           

Visitation will be held on Monday, August 13, 2018 from 10:00-12:00 noon at Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home, 225 Argonne Road, Warsaw, Indiana.  His funeral service will follow immediately at 12:00 noon and officiated by Dr. Erik Ohman.  A private graveside service will take place at Oakwood Cemetery of Warsaw, Indiana.

Memorial donations may be directed to Warsaw Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 210 S. High Street, Warsaw, Indiana  46580 and would be appreciated by the family.

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