Donna Mae Knaggs

1930 - 2020

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Donna Mae Knaggs, 89, of Bairdstown, passed away at 5:07pm on Thursday, January 2, 2020, at the Hospice of Northwest Ohio, Perrysburg. She was born on October 21, 1930, in Luckey, OH to the late Ernest H. and Opal L. (Milnor) Lehman. She married John M. Knaggs on June 19, 1949, and he preceded her in death on March 26, 2006. Donna is survived by her sons: John Richard (Christine Hokans) Knaggs of Carlsbad, CA, and Michael David (Jeanette) Knaggs of Bradner; her daughters: Deborah Lynn (Roger) Billings of Cincinnati, and Susan Elaine (Joe) Johnson of Risingsun; 8 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great-grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by her brother, Bill Lehman. Donna was retired from Knaggs Insurance Agency in Bloomdale, where she was the office manager. She was a member of the Bloomdale United Methodist Church, and was a 1948 graduate of Bowling Green High School. Donna had been a member of the Bloomdale Mother's Club and Sorosis Club. She and John enjoyed traveling, camping, and spending time in Florida. A funeral service will be held at 12:00pm on Saturday, January 11, 2020, at SMITH-CRATES FUNERAL HOME, where visitation will be held for 2 hours (10am-12pm), prior to the service. Donna's nephew, Paul Knaggs, will officiate. Burial will be in Weaver Cemetery, Bloom Township. Memorial contributions may be made to the Bloomdale Fire and Rescue and/or Northwest Ohio Hospice. Online condolences may be expressed www.smithcrates.com.


Service Information
  • Visitation Details:

    SMITH-CRATES FUNERAL HOME [Map]
    515 N. Main St
    North Baltimore, Ohio 45872
    Saturday, January 11th 2020 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

  • Funeral Service:

    Saturday, January 11th 2020 - 12:00 PM

  • Service Location:

    SMITH-CRATES FUNERAL HOME [Map]
    515 North Main Street
    North Baltimore, Ohio 45842

  • Final Resting Place:

    Weaver Cemetery [Map]

    Bloom Twp., Ohio 45872

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To : Knaggs Family
Date :Friday, January 3rd 2020
From : Patsy and Darrell Beard
Thoughts and prayers to your family as heaven gained another angel—May God be with your family at this time. Patsy and Darrell Beard



To : Debbie Billings
Date :Friday, January 3rd 2020
From : Tom and BonnieGrunden Johnson
Our prayers and thoughts are with you and your family.



To : Mrsknaggs family
Date :Friday, January 3rd 2020
From : Tony janine boys
She was truly a great lady who will be missed so much. Thoughts and prayers to her family



To : Michael
Date :Saturday, January 4th 2020
From : John Judy Maxey
Michael

So sorry to read of your Mothers passing. Your Mother left your and your family many great memories that you will cherish forever. God Bless.



To : Donna Knaggs family
Date :Saturday, January 4th 2020
From : Dick and Karen Wasson
Sorry to hear about your mom's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Enjoyed her friendliness and her smiles. May God send His blessings of peace and comfort and wonderful memories as you pass through this time of sorrow and in future times of missing her and your dad.



To : Debbie Billings and Amy Montgomery
Date :Saturday, January 4th 2020
From : Dave and Alberta Montgomery
Sending sympathies to you and all your family.
She was a lovely lady. You are in our thoughts and prayers.



To : Michael
Date :Saturday, January 4th 2020
From : John Judy Maxey
Michael

So sorry to read of your Mothers passing. Your Mother left your and your family many great memories that you will cherish forever. God Bless.



To : Michael
Date :Sunday, January 5th 2020
From : John Judy Maxey
Michael

So sorry to read of your Mothers passing. Your Mother left your and your family many great memories that you will cherish forever. God Bless.



To : The Donna Knaggs family
Date :Tuesday, January 7th 2020
From : Debra Finch of Carl Evelyn Finch
So sorry for your loss. You are in our prayers.



To : Family
Date :Wednesday, January 8th 2020
From : Erika Cordes and daughters Linda Ross and Arlene H
We met Donna at Briar Hill. She was always
so friendly and warm hearted. We all enjoyed
talking with her. We miss her and her smile.
May God be with you all and comfort you.



To : Debbie and Family
Date :Thursday, January 9th 2020
From : Dawn Trout
I am so sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. This summer just was lost to me and I never made it back out to visit with Donna. She was always very kind and encouraging to me. Keeping you in my thoughts. Dawn Trout.



To : Mike and Shane
Date :Friday, January 10th 2020
From : The Wood County Engineer's Office
Our prayers are with you and your families. May you walk hand in hand with God during this difficult journey.



To : Amy
Date :Friday, January 10th 2020
From : lourdes
Dear Amy,
Sending you and your family all my love. Judging from the family she leaves behind she must have been a beautiful person.




To : The Knaggs Family
Date :Friday, January 10th 2020
From : Jeff and Gaye Boggs
So sorry for your loss. Sending prayers for peace and comfort.



To : The Knaggs Family
Date :Saturday, January 11th 2020
From : Andi Plassman
I'm was so sorry to hear about Donna. I had tried to call her over Christmas. She was wonderful lady and will be truly missed. Robyn and I were hoping to be with you today. Unfortunately the weather prevented our traveling; however, know that we will be with you in spirit. With much love and deepest sympathy, Andi



To : Mike and Jeanette
Date :Saturday, January 11th 2020
From : Chuck and Kim Parsons
Sorry for your loss, you have our deepest sympathy may god bless you and guide your mother threw heaven and keep all of us well .



To : Deb Rick Mike Sue
Date :Saturday, January 11th 2020
From : Bev Laney Wagener
I’m sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. She was a great lady and will be missed by all. There is comfort in knowing she and your dad are finally together again. My condolences and prayers to all of you.



To : Deborah Lynn Billings and Siblings
Date :Tuesday, January 14th 2020
From : Jo Ned Baker
Debbie,Thank you for calling us about your mother's death and funeral. We had many good times with your folks in the years when you kids were growing up and of course Donna & Jo were classmates in high school. Sorry we couldn't make the funeral service, but you all were in our thoughts



To : The Knaggs family
Date :Tuesday, January 14th 2020
From : Robert Lances daughter Cindy
So sorry for your loss she was a sweet lady I remember her from comin to manor to see my great aunt opal she was precious too. Hugs and prayers



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