Donna D. Griffith

Donna D. Griffith, 89 of Huntington, IN, died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, at 7:35 a.m. at the home of her daughter in Fort Wayne.

Mrs. Griffith was a graduate of Columbia City High School. She had worked as the office manager at Dekalb Agricultural Association. After marrying and moving to Huntington, she was an executive assistant to the vice president and director of sales for Cloverleaf Creamery, later known as Sealtest Ice Cream. After raising her children she worked for Violet Lewis Herbs, where she worked for more than 20 years.

She was born Oct. 13, 1929, in Columbia City to Jesse and Myrtle Ausman Gibson. She was married to Robert H. Griffith on Oct. 20, 1951, in Columbia City, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 29, 2012.

Survivors include a daughter, Lisa (Pete) Griffith Sorg, of Fort Wayne; two sons, Dr. Robert (Susan) Griffith, of Kalamazoo, and Kris Griffith, of Chicago; three grandchildren, Erica Langsen, Beau Sorg and Austin Griffith; and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Michael Griffith.

A private graveside service will be held on Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019, at the Pilgrims Rest Cemetery.

Memorials are to Allen County SPCA, 4914 S. Hanna Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46806.

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