Winter Holiday 04

Donna Louise (Johnson) Varhola

May 19, 1937 ~ December 25, 2020 (age 83)


Donna Louise Varhola, age 83, of Auburn and formerly of Dayton, Ohio passed away on Friday, December 25, 2020 at Auburn Village in Auburn.

Mrs. Varhola was born on May 19, 1937 in Harlan, Indiana. She was a 1955 graduate Garrett High School.    

She married Peter Varhola in 1956 and they were married for 62 years.  He preceded her in death on August 8, 2018.

Donna was a homemaker and she took pride in raising her family and caring for her son and her husband.  She was an active member of St. Peter Parish in Dayton where she enjoyed cooking meals with the ladies of the church. 

Survivors Include:

Brother and sister-in-law; William and Norma Johnson of Garrett.

Sister-in-law; Beverly Johnson of Butler.

Nephew; Mark Johnson of Auburn.

2 nieces; Vicky (Tom) Lamont of Fort Wayne and Julie Lothamer.

She was preceded in death by her father; Edward Ray Johnson, her mother; Marcella M. (Federspiel) Young, her husband; Peter Varhola, her son; Daniel Varhola and one brother; Franklin Johnson.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, December 29, 2020 from 10:00 to 11:00 AM at the Feller and Clark Funeral Home, 1860 South Center Street in Auburn.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday following the visitation at 11:00 AM at the Feller and Clark Funeral Home in Auburn with Father Timothy Wrozek officiating.

Burial will take place at a later date at Calvary Cemetery in Dayton, Ohio.

Memorial donations may be directed to the DeKalb County Humane Society, 5221 US 6, Butler, Indiana 46721.

Per the Governor Holcomb’s mandate, face coverings and social distancing will be required. There will only be 25 people allowed inside the funeral home for visitation at one time, so visitors may need to be prepared to wait outside.

Condolences may be sent to the family at and on our Facebook page at Feller and Clark Funeral Homes.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Feller and Clark Funeral Home in Auburn.


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December 29, 2020

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Feller and Clark Funeral Home, Auburn
1860 South Center Street
Auburn, Indiana 46706

Funeral Service
December 29, 2020

11:00 AM
Feller and Clark Funeral Home, Auburn
1860 South Center Street
Auburn, Indiana 46706

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