|Birth: ||Nov. 22, 1922|
|Death: ||Mar. 11, 2008|
OBITUARY - Plain Dealer, Wabash (IN)
Donna M. Agness, 85, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, formerly of Miami County, died Tuesday, March 11, 2008 at 5:30AM at The Towne House Retirement Community in Fort Wayne. She was born November 25, 1922 in Miami County to Donald Knight and Glenna (Odell) Jackson.
She married Richard D. Agness in April of 1944; he died November 22, 1994.
Donna was a graduate of Amboy High School and was a lifetime member of McGrawsville United Methodist Church.
She received the Sagamore of the Wabash from Governor Robert Orr in 1981. Donna was Vice President of the National Extension Home Makers from 1973-75 and President from 1976-78. She loved to travel the world and gave many programs on traveling to area home ec clubs. She won many awards for her work in traffic safety, including the Carol Lane Award presented by the National Safety Council for her efforts in statewide safety projects. She was very active in the Miami County Republican Party. Donna lived at the Towne House Retirement Center since September 2004, moving there from rural Bunker Hill.
She is survived by her two sons, Tom (Phyllis) Agness and Ted (Sandra) Agness, both of Fort Wayne; four granddaughters, Laura (Jim) Everill of New Haven, Rebecca (Trevor) Kirby of Noblesville, Angela (Patrick) Maloblocki of Fort Wayne, Emily Agness of Indianapolis; and her great-grandson, Andrew Maloblocki, of Fort Wayne. She was preceded in death by her brother, Ward Knight.
Funeral services will be held at McGrawsville United Methodist Church, 9377 S. 300 E., Amboy, on Saturday, March 15, 2008 at 11:00AM. Burial will be in Parklawn Cemetery in Amboy. Friends may call 2-8pm, Friday, March 14, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, and 10-11am Saturday at the church. Preferred memorials are McGrawsville United Methodist Church or the American Heart Association.
Donald D Knight (1902 - 1966)
Richard D Agness (1923 - 1994)
Park Lawn Cemetery
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