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Thursday, August 29, 2013 12:08 AM

Nov. 11, 1926-Aug. 28, 2013


LaDonna P. Brown, 86, of Spencerville, died at 2:49 a.m. Wednesday with her family at her side in St. Rita’s Medical Center, following a brief illness.

She was born Nov. 11, 1926, in Spencer Township, Allen County, to William L. “Leo” and Bessie P. Moorman Savidge, who preceded her in death.

On Oct. 18, 1946, she married Leo J. Brown, who survives.

Other survivors include three daughters, Lynn D. Cummins of Spencerville, Suzanne L. (Rev. Rex) Schrolucke of Williamsburg and Christine Bindel of Lima; 8 grandchildren, Kellie (Brett) Rider of Spencerville, Kandace (Shawn) Brown of St. Marys, K.C. (Cyndi) Cummins of Minster, Norm (Lisa) Cummins of Celina, Chad (Nikki) Cummins of Freyburg, Andrea (Kevin) Guess of Williamsburg, Bethany (Jon) McManus of Bethel and Katie (Corey Blodgett) Bindel of Lima; and 18 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her three siblings, Virginia Zuber Lehman, Dale Savidge and William “Bill” Savidge.

LaDonna was a 1944 graduate of Spencerville High School and was a homemaker. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Spencerville, where she had led the children’s choir and taught Sunday School classes. She was a volunteer at Lima Memorial Hospital and had been a member of the Excelsior Reading Club and the former Busy Mothers C.C.L.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home in Spencerville, with her son-in-law, the Rev. Schrolucke, officiating. Burial will follow in the Spencerville Cemetery.

Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. Friday and one hour prior to services.

Memorials may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church.


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