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Donna "Nana" Bellar

May 2, 1935 ~ July 4, 2020 (age 85)


Donna “Nana” Bellar, age 85, of West Alexandria, OH passed away on Saturday, July 4, 2020 at her residence.  She was born May 2, 1935 in West Alexandria, OH to the late Ralph and Irene Early.  She was a graduate of West Alexandria High School.  She was a 4-H advisor for over 40 years.  In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband Charles Edward “Pap” Bellar, who passed away in 2013; and brothers Kenny Early and Harold Early.  She is survived by her five daughters: Dalene (Kent) McIntire of Dayton, OH, Paula (Rob) Durkle of West Alexandria, OH, Sheila (Scott) Baker of West Alexandria, OH, Mitzi (Jim) Cunningham of West Alexandria, OH and Angie (Brian) Warlaumont of Kettering, OH; grandchildren: Jennifer Napier, Jesse (Yasmin) Spears, Josa McIntire, Brandon (Stacy) McIntire, Wesley (Valerie) Durkle, Jeremy Cunningham, Cassie (Isaac) Shepherd, Megan (Michael) Mercer, Chelsey (Chris) Stoops, Scotty Baker, Kalynn (Patrick) Kitchen and Sam Baker; and 16 great grandchildren; sister Helen McCoy of West Alexandria, OH; brother Curtis (Dorothy) Early of West Alexandria, OH; and numerous nieces and nephews.  Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.  Lindloff-Zimmerman Funeral Home, West Alexandria is assisting with arrangements. The family would like to thank Hospice of Dayton for the loving care and compassion over the past year taking care of Donna.  Also, a special thank you to her grandson Conner Napier for his outstanding love and care for his Nana.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Salem Lutheran Church, 70 E. Dayton St., West Alexandria, OH. 45381, Hospice of Dayton, 324 Wilmington Avenue, Dayton, OH 45420; Preble County YMCA (LiveStrong Program), 450 Washington Jackson Road, Eaton, OH 45320. Online condolences and other remembrances may be sent to the family by visiting

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Lindloff-Zimmerman Funeral Home
67 W. Dayton St.
West Alexandria, Ohio 45381

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