Donna Lynn Havner, age 49 of Porter, passed away on Saturday, October 15,
2011, at Regency Hospital, Portage. Donna was born on April 27, 1962 in
LaPorte, Indiana to James and Janet Day- Diederich, both of whom survive in
On August 17, 1985, at St. Johnís Church in Chesterton, she married Roy Dale
Havner, who survives in Porter.
Also surviving are her children Jacob Dale (Leslie) Havner of Chesterton and
Aryn Renee Havner of Porter, Godmother Deb Defrew of South Bend, brother
Terry (Janet) Diederich of Goshen and father and mother-in law Jack and
Shirley Havner, of Chesterton.
Donna was a very crafty individual who loved scrapbooking and going to craft
shows. She graduated from LaPorte High School and attended PNC and worked at
Chesterton Middle School as a secretary.
She was eco-friendly, loved to try new foods and was an organizational
freak. She also enjoyed counter cross stitching and volunteering, helping
others out in any way she could.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, October 19, 2011 from 4 to 8
p.m. at the White-Love Funeral Home, 525 South 2nd St., Chesterton.
The funeral service will be on Thursday, October 20, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at
the funeral home with Reverend George Cairns officiating. The burial will
follow at Chesterton Cemetery.
For additional information, please contact White-Love Funeral Home at