Edna Ailene Donnell, 93, of Indianapolis, IN, passed away Friday, Jan. 8, 2021 at Prairie Lakes Health Campus.
Edna was born in Paulding, Ohio on January 25, 1927 a daughter of the late Esther (Birkhold) & Otto Lentz.
She graduated from Payne High School where she was a cheerleader. Edna had a sparkling personality that helped her be a strong Army wife, loving mother and grandmother. She was also a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and Retired Officers Wives. Volunteering was Edna's pastime giving many years as a volunteer for the American Cancer Society.
Edna married Henry K. Donnell on Aug. 2, 1947. He passed away Aug. 30, 2003. She was also preceded in death by her siblings, Zola Doering, Ordean, Paul & Robert Lentz.
She will be sadly missed by her daughters, Denise (Patrick) Moonan of Millsboro, DE, Deborah (Frederick) Shields of Marietta, GA, Dorine Bollinger of Camp Hill, PA & Deanna (Matthew) Huffer of Fishers, IN; 8 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren & 3 great great grandchildren.
She will be laid to rest privately.
As Edna was a loyal Colts fan and charter member season ticket holder, in lieu of flowers we ask that contributions be made to Peyton Manning Children's Hospital. St. Vincent Foundation, 8402 Harcourt Road, suite 210, Indianapolis, IN 46260
Fond memories may be shared at dooleyfuneralhome.com