Donna Mae Sheldon

Mrs. Sheldon

CHURUBUSCO — Donna Mae Sheldon, 94, a resident of Churubusco, passed away on Jan. 21, 2017, at her family farm.

Born in Allen County on May 18, 1922, she was a daughter of George And Emma (Glaw) Wappes. She spent her formative years in Allen County and graduated from Huntertown High School in 1940.

She enjoyed reading and doing her word searches. She liked to whistle and mow her yard.

Donna was married on Dec. 18, 1943, to Carl R. Sheldon. He preceded her in death on Nov. 7, 1987.

Surviving includes her daughter, Sharon (Don) Shearer of Churubusco; three grandchildren, Edison (Melissa) Shearer of Churubusco, Carla (Troy) Horn and Doug Shearer both of Columbia City; and seven great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband and parents, Donna was preceded in death by two brothers, Edward Fogle and Walter Wappes; two sisters Mable Shank and Olive Martin.

Services will begin at 10 a.m. at Sheets & Childs Funeral Home, Churubusco, today, Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017.

Burial will follow at Eel River Cemetery, Allen County.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Blue River Church of the Brethren Building Fund.

Family and friends may sign the online guest book or leave a personal note to the family at

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