Donabell V. Moore, 90

Donabell V. Moore, 90, of LaFontaine, passed away at 1:18 p.m. on Thursday, April 1, 2021 at Aster Place in Lafayette. She was born on Feb. 27, 1931, in LaFontaine, to the late Elmer and Florence (Mann) Grossman.

Donabell was a 1948 graduate of LaFontaine High School.  She then graduated from Lutheran School of Nursing as a registered nurse. She married James H. Moore on Dec. 7, 1952; he passed away on Dec. 20, 2018.  Donabell was a homemaker and she also worked for the Metropolitan School District of Wabash as a school nurse. She was raised attending the Lincolnville United Methodist Church.

Donabell is survived by three children, Ron (Kris) Moore of Wabash, Steve (Paula) Moore of Iowa City, Iowa and Cindy (Doug) Taylor of Lafayette; four grandchildren, Benjaman (Brenda) Moore, Rebecca Moore, Austin Taylor and Zach Taylor and one great-grandson, Colm Moore. She was preceded in death by one brother, Doyt E. Grossman.

Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at McDonald Funeral Homes, LaFontaine Chapel, 104 South Main Street, LaFontaine, Indiana 46940.  Burial will be at Gardens of Memory in Marion, Indiana. 

Visitation for family and friends will be two hours prior to services, starting at 9:00 a.m., at the funeral home.

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Posted on 2021 Apr 05