Donnabelle J. Fisher, 87, of Kewanna passed away at 12:35 a.m., Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at Pulaski Healthcare Center in Winamac.
Born on May 1, 1932 in Fulton County, she was the daughter of the late Donald and Wilma (Shoemaker) Van Duyne.
She was a 1950 Kewanna High School graduate.
On April 15, 1951, she married Clifford M. Fisher. He preceded in death on November 10, 2006.
She was an active member of Kewanna United Methodist Church and was a member of the choir as well as a member of the harvest air singing group. Donnabelle loved horses from an early age, showing them and going on trail rides throughout the state and as longtime member of the Kiwanis saddle club.
Donnabelle was a homemaker, living in a home that she and her husband, Bill built in the early fifties where they raised their two children. Her family was always her number one priority. As a member of a home economics club, she also enjoyed cooking and baking and their annual Christmas cookie exchange with her extended family members. Her favorite past times and hobbies included oil painting, camping and fishing, playing cards and games with her friends and family.
Survivors include her children, Cynthia Young (Terry) of Winamac and Donald F. Fisher (Marilyn) of West Lafayette, brother, Frank Van Duyne (Ruth) of Terre Haute, sister, Wiladean DeWitt (Gene) of Oxnard, CA. and grandchildren,Brian (Emily Hizer) Young of Winamac, Jennifer (Chris) Bland of Ellettsville, Matthew (Desiree) Young of Unionville, Vicki (Dan) Perry of Lawrence, Jessica (Jarad) Taylor of Lafayette and great grandchildren, Molly McClure, Avery Griffin, Claire Bland, Eli Young, Amelia Young, Mason Young, Chloe Bland, Ethan Perry and Ayla Perry.
Services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Monday, October 14, 2019 at Kewanna United Methodist Church with Pastor Hal Cohn officiating.
Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service.
Burial will follow at Citizens IOOF Cemetery in Kewanna.
Memorial contributions may be made to the church.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Harrison-Metzger-Rans Funeral Home & Crematory, Kewanna Chapel.
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