Donna M. Hahn left her earthly home for her eternal life on Thursday, March 26, 2020.
She was born to Lewis and Anna Mary (Rhodes) Jones on March 13, 1926, near Pierceton. She was the sole survivor of 10 children, namely Maxine Gebert, Hayden Jones, Naomi Phebus, Savanna Lepley, Helen Mielke, Betty Wolfe, Hanna Waterson, Luranelle Gordon and Shirley Kreger.
She a graduated in 1944 from Pierceton High School along with her other siblings. She was united in marriage to Irvin R. Hahn in 1951: who passed in 2007, as did a daughter, Jacqueline Macaluso. A great-grandson Christopher D. DeVore died just after birth in 1983.
Donna and Irv celebrated 52 years of marriage, which took them on Irv’s Engineering career to Ft. Wayne, Grand Rapids, Mich., Muncie, Wabash, Rochester, Mich. and finally to their retirement home.
Besides enjoying being a homemaker, her business career included a sales career with Chirco Homes and Realty in Utica, Mich. She and her husband involved themselves in both church and community activities. She was an avid and longtime volunteer of the Salvation Army Auxiliary. She authored the book “Gifted Returned; My Fathers Robe” which was published in 2011. She moved from her home in Winona Lake to Lake City Place, an assisted living community in Warsaw, in 2014.
Survivors include daughter, Rebecca L. Nine, Winona Lake; granddaughter, Kimberly McCord, Winona Lake; great-grandchildren, Christopher, Sage and Liam and numerous nieces and nephews.
Updated service information will be published as soon as it becomes available. McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw is entrusted with arrangements.
Memorial donations may be made to: The Salvation Army Auxiliary, P.O. Box 1257, Warsaw, IN 46581-1257