Camden — Alexander Doban, 85, of Camden, passed away Sept. 25, 2013.
Born in Manville, N.J. May 1, 1928, he was the son of Gabor and Mary Doban. After graduating from high school, he served in the U.S. Army in Korea with Co. B 131st Infantry Regiment. He then joined friends to attend Kansas State College in Emporia, Kan. where he met his wife-to-be, Ina Lou Henry. After graduation with a degree in business administration, Al worked at Diehl Manufacturing Company (Singers) as an Industrial Engineer.
Later, he worked for Westinghouse, and then for Mack Trucks, Inc. for 25 years in Hagerstown, Md. as an industrial & manufacturing engineer and cost estimator.
Al and Ina were married Sept. 26, 1953 and lived in New Jersey, Maryland, then moved to Camden after retirement. Al was an avid sportsman and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He and Ina also loved to travel, and made many trips to Europe and Canada.
Al was a strong person, physically, mentally and emotionally. Those close to him sensed this and it meant the world to them.
Al was predeceased in death by two brothers, John and Michael; and four sisters, Mary, Irene, Julia and Helen. Surviving is his wife, Ina Doban; and his brother, Joseph Doban.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, Oct. 5, at 10 a.m. at Long Funeral Home, 9 Mountain St., Camden with the Rev. Stephen White officiating. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Rockport Public Library, P.O. Box 8, Rockport, ME 04856 or to the First Christian Church of Emporia, 12th Avenue, Emporia, KS 66801.