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Donald K. Nolting, 77, of Clover Court, died at 9:52 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, at Columbus Regional Hospital.
Donald was a lifelong member of St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, Clifty, where he had served as President. He was a very active church member, held many leadership positions and supported many activities within the congregation during his lifetime.
Donald served in the Indiana National Guard from May 21, 1955, until May 20, 1958 and the U.S. Army Corps (reserves) from May 21, 1958 until May 31, 1963.
He liked fishing and being around the water. He was a very outgoing person and never met a stranger. He enjoyed spending time with his many friends, but most of all, he valued time spent with his family.
A memorial service will be at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, Clifty, with Pastor Douglas Bauman officiating. A meal at the church will follow the service. Calling will be from 4:30 p.m. until service time Wednesday at the church. Private burial will be at St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, Clifty, Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to "Making Missions Possible," St. Paul Clifty Building Fund or Our Hospice of South Central Indiana.
Donald was born July 15, 1936, in Columbus, the son of Victor Nolting and Dorothea (Nolting) Nolting. He married Lucille Burbrink Sept. 29, 1957.
Survivors include his wife of 56 years; sons, Brent (Sharon) Nolting of Franklin, Keith (Nickie) Nolting and Curtis (Meg) Nolting, both of Columbus; daughters, Sheila (Dave) Toth of St. Joseph, Mich., and Nina (Tim) Loesch of Columbus; grandchildren, David (Leyla) Toth, Ryan Toth, Victor and Jackson Nolting, Sarah Loesch, Nate and Max Nolting.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Dalene Noblitt, and a daughter-in-law, Patty Phillips-Nolting.
Arrangements were made by Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home.
You are invited to view his video tribute after 4 p.m. Wednesday, light a virtual candle and send a message to the family via the Internet.