Donald F. Engelhaupt

October 27, 1930 ~ July 30, 2020 (age 89)



Donald “Don” F. Engelhaupt, age 89, known to many as “Hopper” passed away peacefully Thursday, July 30th, 2020 at Mary Rutan Hospital in Bellefontaine.

Don was born on October 27, 1930, the son of the late Harry and Carrie (Hemlinger) Engelhaupt of Sidney. He was devoted to his wife, Ruth, of 70 years, who survives.

In addition to his wife, Don is survived by two sons, Mike and Tom and four grandchildren, two great grandchildren and a sister Shirley Gibbs, two half-brothers Roy and Harold, and three half-sisters Wilma Harlander, Betty Jones and Mary Jane Bailor preceded him to their final resting place.

Don and Ruth traveled extensively and enjoy entertaining family and friends at their lot on the Great Miami River in Quincy.  Afternoons were filled with skiing, tubing, and cookouts as all were welcomed.

Don enjoyed building and fixing houses and his career passions included farming, factory supervisor, owner of Engelhaupt Excavating, and semi-truck operator.

Graveside services are being planned for a later date with burial in Fairview Cemetery, Quincy.

The staff of the Daring & Sanford Funeral Home in DeGraff is honored to serve the Engelhaupt family.

(authored by the family)



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Service on a later date

Fairview Cemetery- Quincy
2533 Co. Rd. 34 S
Quincy, OH 43343


Quincy United Methodist Church
111 South St., Quincy OH 43343

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