Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
February 3, 2012 12:02 pm EST


LEXINGTON — Donna J. Fenner, 88, of Lexington, died Feb. 1, 2012, in OSU Medical Center.

She was born April 18, 1923, in Shelby, to Henry A. and Alma A. (Artz) Varchmin. On Oct. 26, 1960, she married Paul E. Fenner, who died in 2008. The couple made their home in Columbus, and moved to Lexington in 2004. An avid Ohio State Buckeye fan, Donna collected all things Buckeye for her “Buckeye Room.”

Surviving are sisters, Marie Russell of Columbus, Mary Wise of London, Emma (Eldon) Pritchard of Mansfield and Shirley (Darce) Shasky of Lexington; numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Eldo Varchmin.

Friends may call Sunday, 2-4 p.m., in the Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home, where funeral will be Monday at 10 a.m. Russ Hawthorne will speak.

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