Donald J. Sowders, 51

Donald J. Sowders, 51, of Bethel, died Oct. 5, 2006. He was born in Cincinnati on March 29, 1955. He was a retired stationary engineer for P&G and a supervisor for Duke Energy.

He was preceded in death by father, James; and sister, Jeanette.

He is survived by mother, Viola (nee Zins); wife, Linda (nee Thiel); daughter, Courtney (Frank) Mix; sisters, Marian (Kerry) Konrad and Alice; and brothers, Jim and Joe.

Funeral services were held Oct. 10 at the Kennedy-Stevens Funeral Home. Pastor Rob Osborn will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Clermont County Humane Society.