Donna B. (Darrah) Rodenburg

Born: Sun., Jul. 13, 1924
Died: Sun., May 20, 2018


10:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Wed., May 23, 2018
Location: Waskom Capitol Hill Chapel

Funeral Service

12:00 PM Wed., May 23, 2018

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Donna B. Rodenburg, 93, of Cambridge City passed away on Sunday, May 20, 2018 at the Springs of Richmond. She was born on July 13, 1924 in Fountain City, IN, one of 15 children of Joseph W. and Osie Mae Hiatt Darrah and attended schools in Fountain City, Boston and Brownsville, IN. On November 28, 1942 she was married to Walter R. Rodenburg of Brownsville.


Survivors include 3 daughters, Janet M. (Lendle) Hamilton, Linda L. Kaiser and Norma J. (Dr. James R.) Bertsch; 10 grandchildren, Mark Cox, Steve (Laura) Cox,Bryon (Kelly) Cox, Lori Haskett, Kem Haskett, Scott Haskett, Robert (Nicole) Kaiser,Kevin (Sherri) Bertsch, Rodney Bertsch and Daryl (Stacey) Bertsch; a brother Roy Darrah; several great and great-great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.


She was preceded in death by her husband Walter R. Rodenburg; brothers Cecil Trent, Frank, William, Rollie, Robert and Leonard Darrah; sisters Mary Ridge, Martha McCallister, Ruth Anderson, Ruby York, Veva Mikesell, Barbara Fields and Erma Singleton; a great-granddaughter Chole Bertsch.


Friends may gather at Waskom Capitol Hill Chapel in Cambridge City on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 from 10:00 am until start of services at 12:00 noon with Rev. Gordon Mehaffey officiating. Burial will follow in Abington Cemetery in Abington, IN.


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Keri TenBarge
   Posted Mon May 21, 2018

TABLE BASKET was sent by The family of Jim .

Your family is in our prayers. May God's peace and comfort give you strength in the coming days. The family of Jim & Ruth York Kathi (York) Keller & Family Keri (York) TenBarge & Family Jamie York & Family

Cindy Wiseman
   Posted Mon May 21, 2018
Janet and family
My thoughts and prayers are with you


Kathy McCarty Oliver
   Posted Tue May 22, 2018
Dear Linda,Norma ,and Janet
So sorry to hear of your Mother's passing. She was such a sweet ,fun lady.
I will always remember coming to your house for overnights. Linda,I think
you came to stay over at my house too.Riding the school bus was great also.
You all were blessed to have such great parents.
I apologize,but am unable to come to the viewing.
Now your Mom is with your Dad...and that's the good news.<3 <3 <3
Kathy Oliver

Phyllis Mattheis
   Posted Tue May 22, 2018
Thinking of all your family at this sad time.
Jerry and Phyllis

Rachel (Darrah) woods
   Posted Wed May 23, 2018
So sorry to hear of the passing of Aunt Donna, Praying for God's comfort and Strength in days ahead, With love, Rachel

Kelley Brown
   Posted Wed May 23, 2018
I was so sorry to hear about your mom. She and Aunt June were the best of buddies. They kept each other company at The Springs. Aunt June is really going to miss her. They had so much fun with the puzzles. I am so glad I got to meet her.

Paul and Penny Pentecost
   Posted Thu May 24, 2018
Norma and Linda, we are sorry about the passing of your mom. Hold on to the memories.