LaDonna R. Smith

LaDonna R. Smith, 53, of Michigan City, passed away unexpectedly at 8:47 a.m., Friday, May 1, 2020, in her home.


She was born February 18, 1967, in Michigan City, Indiana, to G. W. and Virginia (Davis) Plunk.


LaDonna graduated from Rogers High School in 1985. She studied business management at Ivy Tech Community College. LaDonna always had a positive outlook on life. She was a kind loving person who was a light to all who knew her. Her favorite hobbies include painting, playing the piano, and singing. LaDonna loved being around family and friends, but nothing brought her more joy than being with her grandchildren. She was a loving mother, daughter, and grandmother that will be dearly missed.


Surviving are her parents, G. W. and Virginia Plunk of Trail Creek; three sons, Geoffery Plunk and Ryan (Erica Hollihan) Smith both of Michigan City and Kenneth (Alicia Martin) Smith of Trail Creek; father of her children, Ivan Smith of Trail Creek; one sister, Sandra (Jim) Dierdorf of Madison, IN; six grandchildren, Ryan Smith II, Geoffery Plunk Jr., Chloe Smith, Zoey Smith, Jeremiah Plunk and Ethan Smith; and many nieces and nephews.


Preceding in death were her three brothers, Glenn, Kenneth and Gary Plunk.


Cremation will take place. A celebration of her life will be held at a later date. Lakeview Funeral Home & Crematory, 247 W. Johnson Rd., La Porte, (219) 362-3100 is caring for the arrangements.


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