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Dona F Dearing
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Booneville, IN. - Dona F. Dearing, 79, of Boonville, Indiana passed away on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at Signature Healthcare in Newburgh, Indiana.
Dona was born in Oakland City, Indiana on May 10, 1938 to the late Paul Burch and Ruth (Eldridge) Briggs.
Dona worked as a school teacher for 38 years at Chandler Elementary School. She was a member of the Indiana State Teachers Association, National Education Association, Warrick County Teachers Organization and was listed in Who’s Who in Education. She was dedicated to helping her students achieve in every aspect of their education and touched the lives of many students over the years.
Dona was a member of North Friendship General Baptist Church for many years. She was a member of the Eastern Star.
She is preceded in death by parents; step-father, George Briggs; son, John Dearing.
Dona is survived by her husband of 57 years, Larry Dearing of Boonville, Indiana; daughter, Traci Holder and son-in-law, Ian Holder of Riverview, Florida.
Services will be 10 A.M. Saturday, March 3rd, 2018 at Koehler Funeral Home, Perigo Chapel in Chandler, Indiana with Reverend Fritz Kaufman officiating. Burial will be at Sunset Cemetery in Winslow, Indiana.
Visitation will be Friday, March 2nd, 2018 from 4 P.M. to 8 P.M. at the funeral home and from 9 A.M. until the time of the service on Saturday.
Memorial contributions may be made to The American Heart Association.

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4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Koehler Funeral Home - Perigo Chapel

7022 Heim Road Chandler, Indiana 47610
Chandler, Indiana 47710





10:00 AM
Koehler Funeral Home - Perigo Chapel

7022 Heim Road Chandler, Indiana 47610
Chandler, Indiana 47710

Cemetery Details


Sunset Cemetery - Winslow

Winslow, Indiana
Winslow, Indiana 47598


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