|Birth: ||Dec. 30, 1927|
|Death: ||Feb. 25, 2006|
DECATUR — Donna Marie Deetz, 78 of Decatur, passed away at 7:20 P.M. Saturday, February 25, 2006 in her home surrounded by her loving family.
Services celebrating Donna's Life will be held at Noon on Tuesday, February 28, 2006 in Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Private interment will be in Fair Lawn Cemetery, Vandalia. Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.gracelandfairlawn.com.
Donna was born on December 30, 1927 in Vandalia, a daughter of Harry and Anna Marie (Black) Grubaugh. She worked for the Americana Nursing Home for 22 years and then for the Herald and Review as a carrier for 18 years. She married James Evans in October of 1946. She then married George Chamberlin Deetz on December 30, 1977.
Surviving are her childrenCathleen Parsons and husband Kermit of Danville, Judith Pieper of Decatur, Gary Evans of Decatur, Nancy Eller and husband Don of Urbana, Barbara Hotwick and husband Michael of Decatur, Sandra Riewski and husband William of Argenta, sisterCarol Smith of Vandalia, grandchildrenRenee, Michelle, Pamela, Kermit, Jr., Jeremy, Lynn, Jimmy, Jammie, Megan, Holly, Alex, Katelyn, Monica, Brandy, and Adam, 18 great grandchildren, 5 step-children, 8 stepgrandchildren, 9 stepgreat grandchildren, 1 niece and 3 nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husbands, step-mother, 2 daughters, 1 son and her special cat Bingo who was waiting for her at the end of the rainbow.
Donna's favorite pastime was spending time with her grandchildren. She enjoyed playing bingo and going to garage sales. She will be greatly missed by her family who love her very much. The family would like to give special thanks to the DMH Hospice for all of the care and support that they gave Donna.
Obituary written by family members. Online guest book at www.legacy.com/herald-review/Obituaries.asp
John Harold Grubaugh (1904 - 1973)
Anna Marie Black Grubaugh (1904 - 1938)
James Lenard Evans (1925 - 2003)
George Chamberlain Deetz (1926 - 2002)*
Harold Dennis Grubaugh (1924 - 1996)*
Donna Marie Grubaugh Deetz (1927 - 2006)
Carol Kay Grubaugh Smith (1945 - 2015)**
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Record added: Dec 13, 2010
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