|Donnabelle Mae Shawver|
|Written by Staff Reports|
|Monday, July 09, 2012 1:13 PM|
Sept. 5, 1935-July 7, 2012
Donnabelle Mae Shawver, 76, of Paulding, died at 5:48 a.m. Saturday at the Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center.
She was born Sept. 5, 1935, in Delphos, to Charles and Nellie (Martin) Stocklin.
On Aug. 14, 1967, she married Edward Miller, who preceded in death. On March 8, 1979, she married Frank Shawver, who also preceded in death.
Survivors include daughter Catherine (Bernard) Beard of Paulding; step son Ronald (Carol) Shawver of Junction; brothers Kenneth (Dorothy) and Thomas (Carolyn) Stocklin of Delphos; sisters Mary Catherine Klemons of Lima, JoAnn Hollowell of Bryan and Edna Kesler of Delphos; three grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by 12 brothers and sisters.
Mrs. Shawver was a homemaker who enjoyed bingo, camping, fishing and scratch off lottery tickets. Most of all, she enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was a past member of Delphos First Assembly of God Church.
Services begin at 2 p.m. Thursday at Harter and Schier Funeral Home, Pastor Dan Eaton officiating. Burial will follow in Walnut Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Memorials are to the family.
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