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Obituary: Sandra June Donica, Elizabethtown

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Sandra June Donica, 71, of Elizabethtown, died at 11:22 p.m. Friday, April 26, 2013, at her home.

Sandra had been employed at the shoe factory in Crothersville and Cummins Engine Company before retiring from Columbus Regional Hospital Home Health Care. She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church Clifty.

She enjoyed reading, quilting and baking, especially pies for her husband. She loved holding her little black puppy Daisey.

Funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Paul Lutheran Church Clifty, with Pastor Doug Bauman officiating. Calling will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home and one hour prior to service time Saturday at the church. Burial will be at Garland Brook Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the stained glass window fund at St. Paul Lutheran Church Clifty.

Born in Jackson County Oct. 8, 1941, Sandra was the daughter of John Guy McFall and Dolores Grady McFall. She married Robert Donica July 19, 1980.

Survivors include her husband; her mother, of Hope; children, Kimberly Sue (Jan) Graves of Seymour, IN, John Robert (Donna) Cottey of Springhill, FL, Mark Allen Cottey of Seymour, IN, Thomas Leon Cottey of Seymour, IN, and Amy Catherine (Tony) Morgan of Austin, IN; stepchildren, Annette (Tim) Blythe of Nashville, IN, Matt (Robin) Donica of Columbus, IN, Paul (Amy) Donica of Greenwood, IN, Tim (Chris) Donica of Columbus, IN, and Cindy Donica (Jerry Milan) of Columbus, IN; grandchildren, Nick (Toni) Durig, Diana Durig, Lydia (Jon) Bush, Crystal Cottey, John Robert Cottey, Kevin (Cheri) Anderson, Joseph (Brandi) Cottey, Frankie Cottey, Casey Cottey, Talia Cottey, Caleb Morgan, Cassandra Morgan, Jessica Peace Blythe, Tyler Blythe, Katlyn Westmeyer, Trent Westmeyer, Sydney Donica, Anna Donica, Emily Donica, Cole Donica, Isabelle Donica, Payton Donica, Gabrielle Donica, Lilian Donica, and Hannah Milan; great-grandchildren, Jordan Gray, Kobe Gray, Atreyu Durig, Lukah Bush, Jaeden Bush, Jaden Taylor, Talan Taylor, Brittney Anderson, Jackson Gunner Trueblood, Landon Michael Cottey, Payton Allan Cottey, Callie Morgan, and Dravan Morgan; a sister,  Brenda Sue Jines (Wallace Miller) of Elizabethtown, IN; and brothers, John (Naomi) McFall of Columbus, IN, Richard (Linda) McFall of Scipio, IN, and George McFall of Memphis, IN.

She was preceded in death by her father; her first husband, John Cottey; and a grandson, Kyle Scott Cottey.

You may view her video tribute after 4 p.m. Friday, light a virtual candle and send a message to the family via the Internet.


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