Donabelle Frazier

Donabelle Frazier

FORT WAYNE — Donabelle Frazier, 94, of Fort Wayne, was called to her eternal resting place at 6:58 p.m. on December 22, 2016, at Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home.

She was born on April 19, 1922 in Green Township, Noble County, a daughter of William and Iva (Johnson) Leitch. She spent her formative years in Green Township.

On September 7, 1940 Donabelle was married in Eel River Township to Dorwin Eugene Frazier. The couple then moved to the family farm on Frazier Road. He preceded her in death on October 9, 1999.

Donabelle was a member of the First Eel River Baptist Church. She enjoyed enjoyed being a farmer’s wife, gardening, feeding the birds, and planting flowers.

She is survived by a son, Ronnie (Sharon) Frazier of South Whitley; a daughter, Jeanne (Ron) Unglaub of Flowers Mound, Texas; a daughter-in-law, Suzanne Frazier of Churubusco;10 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, Donabelle was preceded in death by a son, Larry Frazier; a grandson, Terry Frazier; a great-grandson; a great-great-granddaughter; and three sisters, Velda Winebrenner, Eileen Breinfalk and Lois Horsewood.

A funeral service was held at Sheets and Childs Funeral Home on Tuesday December 27, with Pastor Larry Smith officiating.

Burial was in the Riverview Cemetery, Allen County.

Memorials may be directed to Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home or the MDA.

Online condolences may be left for the family at

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