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Donald W. Belcher

Donald Wayne Belcher, 75, English, died Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2009, at 8:50 a.m. in English.
Born June 13, 1933, in Crawford County, he was the son of the late Jesse Otis Belcher and Nadine Lemmon.
He was a heavy equipment operator for International Union of Operating Engineers, was the former sheriff of Crawford County from 1967 to 1970, was a member of English Wesleyan Church and served as president of the Mifflin Community Church Cemetery board.
Survivors include his wife, the former Mary Margaret Judge; four children, Allan Belcher of Taswell, Neal Belcher of Eckerty, Gwen Graham of Portland, Ore., and Annette Braham of English; a brother, Basil Belcher of Taswell; three sisters, Evelyn Hammond and Joy Ridenour, both of Taswell, and Judy Naegele of St. Croix; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Funeral: Monday, Feb. 2, at English Wesleyan Church with burial in Mifflin Cemetery.
Officiant: The Rev. Don Walker.