Dawn D. Kilgore, 71, of Columbia City, Ind., passed away at 12:15 a.m. Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at Parkview Regional Medical Center. Born December 20, 1946 in Allen County, she was the daughter of Simon L. Redman and Wilma J. (Dilts) Barnhart.
She lived in South Dakota for seven years and in Michigan for 12 years before returning to Columbia City in 2002. She graduated from Larwill High School with the Class of 1965. Along with being a house wife and loving mother, Dawn had worked for Blue Bell and United Technologies. She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Columbia City.
Survivors include her daughters, Tina Kilgore, of Columbia City; June (Tracy) Zumbrun, of Columbia City, Jane (James) Guiff, of Warsaw, Tracy Russell, of Columbia City and Amy (Matt) Leininger, of Columbia City; son, Richard (Heather) Herron, of Columbia City; brother, LeRoy Redman, of Florida; 20 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Darral Kilgore; brother, Ricky Barnhart and two infant brothers.
Services will be held at a later date at her church. Arrangements with DeMoney-Grimes, a Life Story Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Dr., Columbia City. Donations may be made in her memory to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Visit www.demoneygrimes.com to send her family condolences online.
Dawn was one of three if us cousins that have the honor of having the same middle name. I always thought that was special. I am the only one that uses that middle name rather than my given first name. Deepest sympathies to Dawn's family and friends.
Cousin Sylvia Diane Barnhart Warren
uh. bye lmao
It is sadness that I say farewell to a caring woman with a beautiful heart . Her smile will always be remembered. I wish her family the peace and comfort that only can come from our Beloved Savior, Jesus Christ during this difficult life journey.
May each of you find courage to face tomorrow as you rest in the knowledge that we truly care about each of your needs and that we will walk beside you in your journey of grief.
Randy Grimes, Brett Gerber and the Staff of DeMoney-Grimes Funeral Home
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