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Vonetta A. Trowbridge

January 26, 1937 — October 7, 2021

Vonetta A. Trowbridge, 84, of Kendallville, IN passed away at 10:59 a.m. on Thursday, October 7, 2021 in Kendallville, IN. She was born on January 26, 1937 in Churubusco, IN to Howard A. & Freeda L. (Owen) Green.

She graduated from Huntertown High School and was married on April 14, 1954 in Churubusco, IN to Thomas E. “Tom” Trowbridge Sr. who survives. She retired in 1997 from Dana Corporation in Churubusco, IN after 31 years of service and lived most of her life in Churubusco before moving to Kendallville in February 2010.

She was a member of the Wesley Chapel in Churubusco, Belgian Draft Horse Corporation of America, and Danamites.

She is survived by:

Husband – Tom Trowbridge of Kendallville

2 Daughters – Deborah (Robert) Boylan & Lorraine (Bruce) Shanabarger both of Churubusco

Son – Thomas Trowbridge Jr. of Fort Wayne

11 Grand, 11 Gt. Grand, and 8 Gt. Gt. Grandchildren

She was preceded in death by her parents, daughter – Elizabeth “Liz” Walker, infant son – Bret Trowbridge, infant grandson – Tyler Smith, sister – Linetta “Ferol” Coy, and brother - James “Jim” Green.

Visitation will be from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. on October 12, 2021 at Hite Funeral Home, 403 S. Main St., Kendallville, IN. Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 in the funeral home with. Burial will follow in the Lakeview Cemetery in Kendallville, IN.  Owen Family Funeral Home, 1001 S. Huntington St., Syracuse, IN is in charge of arrangements.

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Tuesday, October 12, 2021

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Wednesday, October 13, 2021

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