Donna Jean Dalton, 68

Donna Jean Dalton, 68, of Wabash, died at 4:45 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, at her home. 

She was born March 10, 1951 in Plymouth, to Rupert and Donnabelle (Hileman) Brechbiel.

Donna was a 1971 graduate of Wabash High School. She married Charles Dalton at the Free Will Baptist Church on Erie Street in Wabash on Nov. 5, 1971; he died June 15, 1997. She was CNA at Millers Merry Manor West and also worked at Econoclean, both in Wabash. Donna was a member the Faith Baptist Church. She enjoyed playing Bingo, crocheting, word find books, and jigsaw puzzles. 

She is survived by six children, Teresa (David) Jenkins of Kokomo, Michael Dalton, Deborah (Paul) Richey, Philip Dalton, Tommie Dalton, and Matthew (Ali King) Dalton, all of Wabash; 10 grandchildren; and two sisters, Deborah (Alfred) Spradlin of Andalusia, Ala., and Pennie Brechbiel of Marysville, Ohio. 

She was also preceded in death by her parents.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash, with Pastor Shawn Light officiating.  Burial will be in Falls Cemetery, Wabash. 

Friends may call 4-8 p.m. Monday, at the funeral home.

Preferred memorial is Animal Shelter of Wabash County.

The memorial guest book for Donna may be signed at

Posted on 2019 Aug 23