Dona K. Kelker
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Dona K. Kelker
  • July 15, 1949 - January 13, 2017
  • Columbia City, Indiana

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Dona K. Kelker, 67, of Columbia City, passed away Friday, January 13, 2017 at Parkview Whitley Hospital. She was born July 15, 1949 in South Bend to Donald K. and Alice M. (Nyikos) Miller. She graduated from Northside High School and retired in 2012 from Ulta Electronics as an administrative assistant. She was a member of the Gold Panning Association of America, Antiques of America and the North Shore Lake Association. She enjoyed gambling with family and friends, antiquing, and collecting minerals and sea shells. She is survived by her husband, Jerry Kelker of Columbia City; son, Nowell R. (Angela) Darstein of Winston-Salem, NC; daughter, Alyssa M. Darstein of Charlotte, NC; father, Donald K. Miller of Fort Wayne; sister, Mary (Carl) Straley of Fort Wayne; brother, Ron (Caroline) Miller of Cincinnati; grandchildren, Mariska, Julianna, and Nikolett Darstein; sister in law, Nan Miller of Fort Wayne, and four brothers in law. She was preceded in death by her mother Alice Miller; and brother, Randy Miller. Funeral service will be Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 11 AM at Greenlawn Funeral Home, 6750 Covington Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46804 with visitation one hour prior. Visitation will also be Friday, January 20, 2017 from 5 to 8 PM at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Allen County Humane Society.