EUGENE, Ind. — LaDonna Switzer, 96, of Eugene, passed away at 5:08 a.m. EDT Wednesday, July 9, 2014, at Clinton Gardens in Clinton, Ind.
She was born May 23, 1918, in Hymera, Ind., the daughter of the late George and Melissa Loving Hughes.
She married John Switzer on April 23, 1938, in Newport, Ind. He preceded her in death on Oct. 3, 1980.
Survivors include one son, John R. (Freda) Switzer of Eugene, Ind.; two grandsons, Dirk Switzer of Eugene, Ind., and Jay Switzer of Terre Haute, Ind.; one great-granddaughter, Piper Lee of Eugene, Ind.; two sisters, Nora Lee Naylor of rural Cayuga, Ind., and Izetta Barker of St. Paul, Minn.; and several nieces and nephews.
LaDonna was preceded in death by three sisters and two brothers.
LaDonna was a member of Cayuga Church of the Nazarene. She enjoyed quilting, crocheting and her dog, J.J. She especially enjoyed spending time with her two grandsons and great-granddaughter.
Private family graveside services were Friday, July 11, at Thomas Cemetery in Newport, Ind. Officiating: the Rev. Jon Overbey. DeVerter Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Condolences: www.deverterfuneralhome.com.