Donna M. Blackburn

  • BORN: February 6, 1943
  • DIED: March 25, 2017
  • LOCATION: Walkerton, Indiana

Donna Marie Blackburn, 74, passed away Saturday, March 25, 2017 at her home.
Donna was born February 6, 1943 in Chicago, IL to Anthony and Julia (Wagner) Green. She married the love of her life, Jimmie Blackburn, on August 1, 1960, who preceded her in death after 40 years of marriage. She was also preceded in death by her parents; two brothers; and two sisters.
Survivors include her children, Dale (Natalie) Blackburn of Alabama, David (Lori) Blackburn of Walkerton, Dean (Jamie) Blackburn of Paoli, IN, and Dana Baker (Dale Wallick) of Elkhart; two sisters; three brothers; 13 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Donna was a long-time resident of Walkerton, (Koontz Lake) IN where she and Jimmie raised their children. She was a homemaker and retired from Ray & Kenny's Supermarket and was a former member of the Koontz Lake Fire Department Ladies' Auxiliary. Donna was better known as "Nana". She enjoyed spending time and playing games with her family and friends. She loved animals, especially dogs. She was a good cook and a fun person to be with. She liked to play jokes and had a contagious laugh.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. (Eastern Time) at Rannells Funeral Home, Koontz Lake Chapel. Burial will follow at the Grovertown Cemetery. Friends may visit Wednesday at the funeral home from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET.


“ I'm so sorry for your loss, Donna was a great woman. She did her very best to keep all of us "kids" inline back in the day at Ray and Kenny's. She...Read More »

Posted by: Jason Cleveland - South Bend, IN

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