Donald W. Arent


March 1, 1925 - April 11, 2013

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ARENT Donald W. “Tuffy” age 88, formerly of Hamilton, Ohio died Thursday April 11, 2013 at 4:10 p.m. at Kenwood Terrace Care Center, Cincinnati. He was born on March 1, 1925 in Hamilton, Ohio the son of Orville and Irene (Reichel) Arent. He was educated in the Hamilton public and parochial schools graduating Hamilton High School and attended Xavier University. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII. On May 15, 1948 in St. Stephen Church he married Wanda J. Zimmer and she preceded him in death on February 13, 2005. He was employed at Fisher Body in accounting for 36 years retiring in 1983. He was a member of St. Ann Church, St. Vincent de Paul Society, St. Ann Bingo and VFW Post #1069. He is survived by his children Barbara Baldwin, Susan (Michael) Garratt and Kathy Arent; 7 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Wanda, daughter Vicki Brandenburg, sister Joann Armstrong and brother Jack Arent. Visitation will be Sunday 3:30 – 4:30 PM at Paul R. Young Funeral Home, 3950 Pleasant Ave. Hamilton, with a Memorial Prayer Blessing to follow at 4:30 PM, with Fr. Larry Tharp, officiating. Don donated his body to the University Department of Anatomy. Remembrances may be sent to St. Vincent de Paul Society and Hospice of Cincinnati. Paul R. Young Funeral Home 3950 Pleasant Ave., Hamilton serving the family. Condolences may be sent to www.paulyoungfuneralhome.com