Donna Bernice Butler

Donna Bernice Butler, 82, of La Porte, passed away on Saturday, June 18, 2022 at Northwest Health - La Porte.


Donna was born on December 30, 1939 in La Porte, IN, to Eugene S. and Sophia (Vermilyer) Newland.


On December 15, 1956 in La Porte, IN, she married Carney Butler, Sr. who preceded her in death.  Surviving Donna are her children, Patti (Tim) Swanson of La Porte, Phyllis (John) Benson of Rolling Prairie, Carney Butler, Jr. of La Porte, and Sherry (Bob) Younggreen of La Crosse; 16 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; sister, Charlotte (William) Miller of Blair, WI; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.


She was preceded by her parents; son, Daniel L. Butler; and brother, Donald Newland, Sr.


Donna was a meat cutter for over 25 years at National Foods in La Porte and K&M in Michigan City.  She later provided childcare at the YMCA for over 10 years.  Donna enjoyed camping, fishing, crafting, visiting garage sales, and collecting Beanie Babies.  She particularly enjoyed traveling to Florida with her family.  Donna loved spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.


A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center with John Churchill officiating.  Cremation will follow the service.


A time of visitation will be held from 3 p.m. until the time of the service on Wednesday at the funeral home. 


Memorial donations may be made to the family c/o Patti Swanson, 2900 Monroe Street, La Porte, IN  46350 or to the donor's choice.


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