Donald L. Kelsch



Donald Lee Kelsch, 85, of Seymour, formerly of Nashville, passed away on Monday, February 12, 2018 at Lutheran Community Home. He was born in Marion County on October 9, 1932 to the late Harold and Anna Mae (Hemmer) Kelsch.

Family and friends may call at Voss & Sons Funeral Service on Wednesday, February 14 from 3-7 pm.

A private burial will follow at Madison Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery.

He was a veteran of the US Air Force, having served during the Korean War. He was a member of American Legion Post #89 and VFW Post 1925. On July 1, 1989, in Sevierville, TN, he married Janet (Smith) Lucas, she survives. He was co-owner of Metal Air Service with his brother. He loved spending time outdoors, fishing and traveling with his RV.

He is survived by his wife; step-children, Peggy (Jon) Robison, Stephanie Lucas, Brad (Cindi) Lucas and Julie (Robert) Zavaro; 10 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; and brother, Roland Kelsch.

He is preceded in death by his parents; and brothers, Gerald Kelsch and James Kelsch.

Memorials may be written to Schneck Hospice or Lutheran Community Home, in care of Voss & Sons Funeral Service.

Online condolences may be given on the funeral home website at


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