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Donna E. Foss

Donna E. Foss, 72, of Fremont, OH, passed away on January 24, 2023 at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center. She was born on December 24, 1950 in Toledo, OH to Richard F. and Eileen (Klatt) Helle. She was a 1968 graduate of Genoa High School and Terra Community College.  Donna married Charles Foss on February 20, 1970, in Williston, OH at St. John’s Lutheran Church. Prior to marriage Donna worked for Dr. Diskin in Williston, OH and then she became a Lab Tech for Dr. Newman in Clyde, OH. Upon receiving her Associate Degree in Computer Science at Terra Community College, Donna worked for Meyers Drug Company in Tiffin, OH where she later became director of the IT department. She then became IT Director at Style Crest. In 1990 she partnered with three others to form Seneca Medical Corp in Tiffin, OH and retired in 2001.

Donna was a member of Whispering Meadows Gardening Club, Ohio State Garden Clubs where she was a State Officer, Hayes Ohio Star Quilt Guild, and a 25-year member of the Sports Car Club of America. She auto crossed with her husband and was division champion for a couple years, she placed 2


at the National Championship Runoff in 1976. She was Charles’ pit crew when he was racing. She enjoyed painting, gardening, quilting, drawing and international traveling with her husband.

Donna is survived by her husband, Charles Foss; nephews; Jeff Helle and Mark (Sharon) Helle; niece; Beth (Shawn) Wyble and sister-in-law, Virginia Helle.

She is preceded by her parents; and brothers, David Helle and Dean Helle.

Visitation will be held Saturday,

February 4, 2023

from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Wonderly Horvath Hanes Funeral Home and Crematory, 425 E. State St. Fremont, OH. 43420

Memorials can be made in her honor to the Arthritis Foundation, American Heart Association, Luther Home of Mercy, or the American Cancer Society.

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