Arthur Doster


SCOTT -- Arthur C. Doster, 85, Scott, died Friday, March 29, 2013, at Community Health Professionals In-Patient Hospice, Van Wert, Ohio.

He was born August 11, 1927, in Paulding County, Ohio, the son of Erna and Lula (Smith) Doster. On July 1, 1950, he married LaDonna F. Hamman, who preceded him in death on April 8, 2004. He was employed as a lineman for Sprint Company retiring in 1993.

He is survived by three sons, Dan (Pat) Doster of Toledo, Don (Cheryl) Doster of Van Wert, and John (Marsha) Doster, Scott; two sisters, Methel Densmore of Melrose, and Ethel Sutton, Toledo; several grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; a daughter, Carla White; three brothers, Lawerence, Vadis and Ira Doster; and a sister, Mary Hartwig.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 2, at Den Herder Funeral Home, Paulding, with Rev. Ben Lowell officiating. Burial will follow in Hedges Cemetery. Visitation will be 2:30-8 p.m. Monday, April 1, at Den Herder Funeral Home, and one hour prior to services on Tuesday.

Donations may be made to Community Health Professionals In-Patient Hospice, Van Wert. Online condolences may be sent to

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