Obituary: Donna F Bilbrey

July 19, 1942 – March 28, 2024

Donna F. Bilbrey, 81, of Heltonville, passed away at her residence on
Thursday, March 28, 2024, at 12:30 A.M., Donna was born in Bedford on
July 19, 1942, to Ambrose and Anna Mae (Boone) Nicholson. Donna
attended Heltonville High School, she had worked at the Bedford Medical
Center, RCA in Bloomington, and as an Aide with North Lawrence
Community Schools. Donna married Willis “Leon” Bilbrey on June 9, 1962,
and he survives.

Survivors include her husband, Leon Bilbrey of Heltonville, two children,
Laura (Greg) Ohl of Bedford and Jerry (Bonnie) Bilbrey of Richmond,
Michigan, four grandchildren, Justin Ohl, Jordan (Brittany) Ohl, Jacob Ohl,
and Jessica Bilbrey, six great-grandchildren, Brayden Ohl, Beckham Ohl,
Savannah Ohl, Sloane Ohl, Allyson Brunet, and Wyatt Bilbrey, her special
dog, Annie, two brothers, John “Bucky” Nicholson, and Randy (Beth)
Nicholson, six sisters, Paula Bartlett, Luanne Robbins, Becky (Jim) Hicks,
Vickie (Butch) Stidam, Beth Wubben, and Gina (Dean) Smith.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters, Judy Todd and Micky
Nicholson, four brothers, Kenneth “Butch” Nicholson, Stephen Nicholson,
David “Bud” Nicholson, and H. Stanley “Buster” Nicholson.

Cremation was chosen, a celebration of Donna’s life will be held at a later
date, Cresthaven Funeral Home is entrusted with her care. Condolences may
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