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Donna Sue (Bewley) Bewley

November 23, 1959 ~ July 4, 2019 (age 59)

Donna Sue Bewley



 Donna Sue Bewley, age 59, of Hammond, entered into eternal life suddenly on July 4, 2019 in Sarasota, FL.

Donna was a lifetime resident of the region, born and raised in Hammond. She recently retired from School City of Hammond after over 30 years as a Physical Education Teacher. Donna was proud to be a second-generation teacher at Irving School. Her students affectionately knew her as Ms. B. Donna’s kindness was evident to everyone who knew her; family, colleagues and friends (human and furry). Her love of dogs was very special and she drove all the way to Iowa to rescue her beloved Daisy Mae.

Donna enjoyed spending time at Lido Beach in Florida. She was a loving sister, aunt, great aunt and friend. A memorial to celebrate her life will be held on Sunday, September 29, 2019 from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. at MUNSTER COMMUNITY PARK SOCIAL CENTER 8751 Lions Drive, Munster, IN 46321. (Light refreshments will be served  from 2:00-3:00 .m. followed by a service celebrating Donna's life.) In lieu of flowers memorials to an animal related charity of your choice would be appreciated.
 She is survived by two brothers: George (Linda) Bewley of Ft. Wayne, IN and Thomas (Nancy) Bewley of Houston, TX; nieces and nephew: Jodi (Ryan) Drake, Kevin (Brittany) Bewley and Laura (Luke) Vachon; great niece and nephews: Garrett, Andrew, Owen Drake and Ava and Asher Bewley; numerous cousins and good friends. Donna is preceded in death by her parents, George (Beatrice) Bewley and sisters: Salli Haack and Wendy Bewley.

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