Donald  Sagert, Sr.

Obituary of Donald Charles Sagert, Sr.

Donald Charles Sagert, Sr., 83, of Vermilion died on Thursday, May 5, 2022 at Mercy Regional Medical Center. 

He was born on September 6, 1938 in Amherst and had been a Vermilion resident for the past 64 years, moving from Amherst.

Donald was a veteran of the United States Air Force where he worked as a mechanic on B-52 Bombers.

He worked for Ford Motor Co., Lorain, as a utility man for 10 years and then worked for Dodson Appliance as a repairman.

Donald was a member of St. Mary Catholic Parish in Vermilion, AMVETS Post #22, and the American Legion Post #397. He was an avid sports fan and kept track of all the stats. He also collected baseball cards and coins, enjoyed diamond beading, and loved spending time with his dogs, Bentley and Riley.  

He is survived by his sons, Don (Kelly Boyer) Sagert, Jr., of Lorain and Richard (Jeanne Freeman) Sagert of Vermilion; daughters, Audrey (Rick Lothridge) Phillips of Vermilion and Kathy Sagert of Vermilion; Barbie (Shank) Sagert, wife of Duane; grandchildren, Ryan, Adam, Brandy, Stephanie

and Melanie, great grandchildren, Alyssa, Kayla, Gregory, James, and Trevor; and his sister, Betty (Roy) Lay of Vermilion. 

He was preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, Mary Ann (nee Mackin) Sagert in 2018; son Duane Sagert, also in 2018; parents, Elmer and Gertrude (nee Youngless) Sagert; brothers George Youngless and John Sagert; and sisters Elma Jackson and Barb Herchler.

The family will receive friends on Monday, May 9, 2022 from 10 am until the time of the funeral service at 12:00 pm at the Riddle Funeral Home, 5345 South Street, Vermilion, Ohio. The Vermilion Veterans Council will conduct Military Honors just prior to the service. Interment will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery, Vermilion.

The family suggests memorial contributions to the American Heart Association, 1375 East 9th Street #600, Cleveland, OH 44114 or the Friendship Animal Protective League, 8303 Murray Ridge Road, Elyria, OH 44035. 

Online condolences may be made at www.riddlefuneralhome.com.

Monday
9
May

Visitation

10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Monday, May 9, 2022
Riddle Funeral Home
5345 South Street
Vermilion, Ohio, United States
Monday
9
May

Service Information

12:00 pm
Monday, May 9, 2022
Riddle Funeral Home
5345 South Street
Vermilion, Ohio, United States
Monday
9
May

Interment Information

1:00 pm
Monday, May 9, 2022
Maple Grove Cemetery
8114 Cemetery Road
Vermilion, Ohio, United States
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