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Donna K. (Tingley) Barth

July 18, 1960 ~ May 10, 2019 (age 58)
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Donna K. Barth, 58, of Columbia City, IN (formerly of Syracuse, IN) passed away at 4:11 a.m. on Friday, May 10, 2019 at her sister’s home in Ligonier, IN. She was born on July 18, 1960 in Detroit, MI to Bradley & Jerry (Korzenborn) Tingley.

She graduated in 1978 from Wawasee High School in Syracuse and in 1997 from Indiana Purdue in Fort Wayne. She was married in 1982 to William A. “Bill” Barth who preceded her on August 20, 2008 and lived most of her life in the Syracuse, Fort Wayne, and Columbia City area.  She was employed at Miller’s Merry Manor at The Oaks in Columbia City and has been a registered nurse for several local nursing homes for 22 years.

She is survived by:

Daughter – Kaylee (William) Spurlock of Columbia City, IN

Son – William “Bill” (Brittany McKale) Barth of Fort Wayne

4 Grandchildren

3 Sisters – Peggy (Mike) Eppert of Syracuse, Pam (David) Ridings of Valparaiso, IN, and LeeAnn (Tracy) Anderson of Ligonier

2 Brothers – Arv Colley of Wolcottville & Eddie (Cyndi) Colley of Kentucky

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and granddaughter – Alice Spurlock.

Cremation will take place at Cremation Services of Kosciusko County, 4356 N. St. Rd 15, Warsaw, IN. Visitation will be from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at Owen Family Funeral Home, 1001 S. Huntington St. Syracuse, IN. Memorial services will follow at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday in the funeral home with Pastor Matt Haynes officiating.

Preferred memorials may be given to the Donna Barth Funeral Fund, c/o Owen Family Funeral Home, 1001 S. Huntington St. Syracuse, IN 46567. 

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