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Donald D. BofenkampMarch 31, 1934 ~ August 25, 2017 (age 83)
Donald D. Bofenkamp, 83, of Niles died at 5:34PM Friday August 25, 2017 at Trumbull Memorial Hospital in Warren.
He was born March 31, 1934 in Portsmouth, Iowa the son of Joseph and Viola Nelson Bofenkamp.
Donald was a 1953 graduate of Sac City High School in Iowa and a 1957 graduate of Wayne State College in Nebraska with a Bachelors of Art Degree in Education. He was employed as an Industrial Art Teacher for one year at Lordstown High School and for 32 years in The Niles City School District retiring in 1990.
Donald was of The Catholic Faith, enjoyed woodworking, attending his grandchildren’s sporting events, and a United States Army veteran.
He will be sadly missed by his wife Mary Jo Johnson Bofenkamp whom he married June 11, 1960, a son Dean Bofenkamp and his wife Jeanine of Vienna, two daughters, Beth Correa and her husband Zach of Seattle, Washington, Jill Schell and her husband Tom of Denver, Colorado, three brothers, Albert Bofenkamp and his wife Mary of Cherokee, Iowa, Gerald Bofenkamp and his wife LoAnn of Fowlerville, Michigan, and David Bofenkamp and his wife Donna of Cherokee, Iowa, two sisters, Jean Allen of Johnson, Iowa, Carma Peck and her husband Dale of Peterson, Iowa, and four grandchildren, Anthony Correa, Brianna Correa, Eric Bofenkamp, and Justin Bofenkamp.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Arthur Bofenkamp.
Friends may call from 5 to 7PM Monday at The Joseph Rossi and Sons Funeral Home in Niles.
Donald will be honored for his military service by The Trumbull County American Legion Honor Guard at 10AM Tuesday followed by a 10:30AM funeral service officiated by Fr. John Trimbur at The Joseph Rossi and Sons Funeral Home in Niles.
Material Contributions can be made to The John F. Kennedy High School Athletic Fund, 2550 Central Parkway, Warren, Ohio 44484.
Arrangements are being handled by The Joseph Rossi and Sons Funeral Home in Niles.