RIP: Donna Barnhart Lang, at age 90- Descendant of; Barnhart/Metzger/Kinsey/Allbaugh/Kline/Mason/Peters/Kinzie/Bowman/Eichenberg/Flora/NaffMoyer/Huber/Graf

Patrick McGarry

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Donna Mae {Barnhart} Lang, loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother passed away peacefully on Friday, April 8, 2022. She was born on May 20, 1931 to the late Daniel K. and Eva M. {Metzger} Barnhart.

Donna married William “Bill” D. Lang on August 25, 1949 and they enjoyed 62 years of marriage until Bill’s death in 2011. She is survived by 10 loving children; Cherilyn (Wayne) Magoto, Suanne (Dennis) Montgomery, Vicki (John) Stratton, Danny (Pam) Lang, Eva (Jim) Wills, Becky (John) Powers, Cindy (Scott) Dungan, Ruth (Jim) Kavy, Phillip (Gail) Lang, and Phyllis (Bart) Kelkenberg. She is also survived by 19 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her parents, husband and son-in-law’s Wayne Magoto and Jim Willis.

In May, 2021, Donna celebrated her 90th birthday at a special party, surrounded by all of her children and many grandchildren, family and friends.

Donna lived her whole life in Bethel Township, 62 years on Rt. 201, where she raised her family. She was a loving, caring, and giving person, dedicated to her children and their families, who were so lucky to have her for so many years. She had a long and happy life and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

Private family services have been entrusted to Frings and Bayliff Funeral Home, 327 W. Main St., Tipp City, Ohio 45371. Online condolences may be expressed at

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