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Donna L. (DePew) Hile

April 11, 1932 ~ February 17, 2020 (age 87)


Donna L. (DePew) Hile age 87 of Garrett, IN died Monday, February 17, 2020 at her home - surrounded by her loving family.

Donna was born April 11, 1932 in Garrett, IN to Everett H. and Anna A. (Dembickie) DePew and they preceded her in death. She married Eldon S. Hile on September 12, 1964 in Garrett, IN and he died September 6, 2014. Donna was a receptionist at the Garrett Clinic for 14 years, retiring in 1964.

Donna was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church – Garrett, IN. Rosary Society, and Sigma Phi Gamma Sorority.

Donna is survived by 3 daughters and sons in-law: Mary and Jeff Schendel, Garrett, IN; Patty and Bobby Carroll, Jefferson City, TN; Sally and Tom Shoudel, Garrett, IN; sister: Kathleen M. Foster, Garrett, IN; grandchildren: Beau ( Alyssa), Bryce and Brett Schendel, Garrett, IN; Bo William and Tressa Carroll, Jefferson City, TN; Madison, Peter and Grace Shoudel, Garrett, IN;  3 great grandchildren; and 2 Godchildren: Andrea Fisher and Gabe Papenbrock

Donna was preceded in death by her husband: Eldon S. Hile; parents: Everett H. and Anna A. DePew; and son: Dennis Hile

A Rosary service will take place at 3:30 p.m. Thursday at Thomas Funeral Home

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Thursday, February 20, 2020 at Thomas Funeral Home, 1277 C.R. 56, Garrett, IN

A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 11 a.m. Friday, February 21, 2020 at St. Joseph Catholic Church – Garrett, IN with Fr. Jim Shafer officiating.

Burial will follow in Christian Union Cemetery – Garrett, IN

Memorials are to St. Joseph Catholic School or Masses

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Recitation of the Rosary
February 20, 2020

3:30 PM
Thomas Funeral Home
1277 C.R. 56
Garrett, IN 46738

February 20, 2020

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Thomas Funeral Home
1277 C.R. 56
Garrett, IN 46738

Mass of Christian Burial
February 21, 2020

11:00 AM
St. Joseph Catholic Church &n


St Joseph Catholic School


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