A. Donald Kabler

COLUMBIANA A. Donald Kabler, 81, of Columbiana, died at 1 p.m. Monday in the emergency room at Salem Community Hospital.

Born Feb. 15, 1932, in Columbiana, he was the son of William Francis and Anna Pearl (Evans) Kabler.

From from 1952 to 1954 Mr. Kabler served with the Army’s 2nd Infantry Division during the Korean War. He worked for Dick Souder’s Construction and later worked many years as a self-employed carpenter. He was an active member of First United Methodist Church.

Survivors include his stepdaughter, Annette (Randy) Borroni-Welday of Millersburg; his sister, Wilma (James) Hum of Columbiana and his twin sister, Dorothy (James) Thomas of Pell City, Ala.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Seederly-Mong and Beck Funeral Home, 154 S. Elm St., Columbiana, with the Rev. Paula Archdeacon officiating.

The family will receive friends an hour prior to the services on Friday at the funeral home.

Military honors, provided by the American Legion of Columbiana, will follow at Columbiana Cemetery Chapel.

The family requests in lieu of flowers donations may be made in his memory to First United Methodist Church, 210 S. Main St., Columbiana 44408; or American Legion Post 290, 44403 state Route 14, Columbiana 44408.

Family and friends are invited to visit www.seederly-mongandbeck.com to sign the guestbook or to leave private condolences.