Debra D (Donovan) Sudman

May 13, 1954 ~ September 12, 2022 (age 68) 68 Years Old


Debra D. Sudman, 68, of Saint Marys, Ohio, died 4:40 P.M. Monday, September 12, 2022, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

She was born May 13, 1954, in Lima, Ohio, the daughter of Robert and Mildred (Miller) Donovan.

She is survived by her mother, Mildred Donovan, of Saint Marys; by her siblings: Peg (Don) Kruse of Saint Marys; Dennis (Cheryl) Donovan of Saint Marys; Bob Donovan of Saint Marys. 

She is also survived by her nephews and niece: Bryan Kruse;Chad (Angie) Flint; Chris Donovan; Laura Donovan, and by her great- nieces Jada Flint;  Sydney Flint; and  great-nephew, Wyatt Donovan.


She was preceded in death by her father.


Deb was a 1972 graduate of Saint Marys Memorial High School. She retired from Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company in Saint Marys after 40 years of service. 


Family was important to Deb, and she loved spending time with them. She had a deep faith in Christ, and enjoyed attending church.

 She also liked reading and caring for her pets.

She was very generous with her time and financial support to anyone in need, especially her family, and supported SART in Saint Marys. Deb will be remembered as a loving sister, daughter, aunt and devoted caregiver to her mother, Mildred.

Funeral rites will be held 10:30 A.M. Saturday, September 17, 2022, at the Miller Funeral Home, 1605 Celina Road, Pastor John Mobley, officiant. Burial will follow at Mendon Cemetery.


Friends may call from 4-8 P.M. Friday at the funeral home, where memorial gifts may be given to SART in lieu of flowers.

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September 16, 2022

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Miller Funeral Home, Ohio 703 West Chapel
1605 Celina Rd.
St. Marys, OH 45885

Funeral Rites
September 17, 2022

10:30 AM
Miller Funeral Home, Ohio 703 West Chapel
1605 Celina Rd.
St. Marys, OH 45885


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