Donna Rita (Ward) McManama

December 8, 1939 ~ January 20, 2021 (age 81)

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Donna Rita (Ward) McManama, 81, of Greenwood, passed away January 20, 2021 in Franciscan St. Francis Hospital, Indianapolis.  The daughter of the late Paul Ward and Narita (Horn) Beau, Donna was born December 8, 1939 in Chicago, Illinois. 

Donna was a laboratory medical technologist for 30+ years, retiring in 2000 from Medical Consultants, PC in Muncie.

Donna is survived by sons, Dan P. (Tammy) Humbert of Ft. Wayne, Kenny L. Humbert of Indianapolis and Jerre L. McManama, Jr. of Greenwood; stepsons, Kerry McManama of Lake Tomahawk, WI and Kevin McManama of Kenosha, WI; stepdaughter, Kelli (Jack) Arnolde of Crystal Lake, IL; brother, Michael (Gloria) Beau of Ft. Wayne; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jerre L. McManama, Sr.; son, Tim A. Humbert and sister, Nancy Woods.

Graveside services will be conducted 2:30 p.m. January 26, 2021 at Calvary Cemetery – 435 West Troy Avenue with burial to follow services.

The family has suggested that memorial contributions be made to Paws & Think at or to Riley Children's Foundation at

Lauck & Veldhof Funeral & Cremation Services has been entrusted with arrangements.


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Graveside Service
January 26, 2021

2:30 PM
Calvary Cemetery
435 W. Troy Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46225

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