Obituary: Dolores “Dee” Donahue Diener


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Dolores “Dee” Donahue Diener, 91, of Carmel, died Feb. 8. She was born in Chicago, Ill., on Dec. 7, 1927, daughter of Sally Pelle (Sicks) and Arnold Daugull. She was a 1945 graduate of Broad Ripple High School and attended Stephens College and Butler University. She married Terry Donahue of Danville, Ill., in 1950. Dee became a widow in 1969 and married August (Gus) Diener, Jr. in 1972.

Dee retired from AAA Hoosier Motor Club after more than 20 years of service.

In addition to her parents, Dee was preceded in death by both husbands; a son, August Diener II; a granddaughter, Jenny; and a great-grandson, Joey.

Survivors include her four children; Kathi Houser, Bob (Debbie) Donahue, Sue (David) Hart, and Diane (Bill) Hougham. Dee was also blessed with 13 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.

Family and friends will gather on at 10 a.m. Feb. 16 am in the Good Shepherd Chapel at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens, 9700 Allisonville Rd. in Fishers, where the funeral service will follow at noon.