Donna Marie Walker, 93, of Churubusco, Indiana passed away Thursday, September 23, 2021 at Parkview Whitley Hospital. Born June 9, 1928 in Allen County, she was the daughter of John and Mabel (Opileger) Ellis.
She grew up in Roanoke and attended Roanoke High School. On February 19, 1947, she married Donald Walker, Sr. at the EUB Church in Roanoke. Aside from being a homemaker, Donna had worked at various jobs. She enjoyed baking, cooking, gardening, canning and working on genealogy. Donna was strong willed, free spirited, would let you know what she thought but had heart of gold. She will be remembered for doing things her way.
Donna is survived by her children, Linda Harter, Donald (Candy) Walker and Patricia (Bill) Moore; six grandchildren; and 13great-grandchildren. Aside from her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Don Walker; three brothers; and four sisters.
Private services will be held by the family and Donna will be laid to rest beside her husband at the Glenwood IOOF in Roanoke. With a love for animals, memorial donations maybe made in Donna's memory to the Allen County SPCA. Donations may be mailed to DeMoney-Grimes Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Drive, Columbia City. Visit www.DeMoneyGrimes.com to send Donna's family online condolences or sign the online guest book.
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