Donnabelle Rider, 80, North Manchester formerly of Sidney, Indiana passed away May 16, 2019 at Peabody Retirement Community, North Manchester. On June 25, 1938, Donnabelle was born in Wabash County, Indiana to Homer F. and Helen E. (Baker) Hudson.
Donnabelle graduated from Laketon High School in 1957. She was employed at Triwec in North Manchester for 15 years later retiring from Eaton Controls in North Manchester in 2003 after 25 years. On November 19, 1960, she married Robert E. Rider. Donnabelle had a love for gardening and baking and was known for her pies. She enjoyed following all sports and vacationing in Florida, specifically New Smyrna Beach.
Donnabelle will be remembered by her son Ron R. (Ann) Rider, Columbia City, IN; three daughters Rhonda R. (Tim) Swaidner, Roanoke, IN, Rita R. Rider, Sidney, IN, and Rachel R. (Todd) Creamer, Warsaw, IN; two brothers Jordan Hudson, Roann, IN and Dean (Barbara) Hudson, Silver Lake, IN; five grandchildren Logan Swaidner, Tyler Swaidner, Mary Shelton, Courtney Creamer, Monique East; and five great-grandchildren. Donnabelle is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and one brother Ted Hudson.
Friends and family may call Friday, May 24, 2019 from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at McKee Mortuary, 1401 State Road 114 West, North Manchester, IN. A graveside service will be held Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at Sidney Cemetery, State Road 13 and County Road 850 South, Sidney, IN and Kevin Snyder will officiate.
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