Donna Marie Burgner, 80, of Veedersburg IN, passed away 8:55 AM Friday August 11, 2023 at IU
Health North in Carmel, IN.
Donna was born December 21, 1942 in Indianapolis, IN the daughter of Henry Gayle and Edna N.
(Neuert) Hunt. She married Robert I Burgner JR November 24, 1963 in Indianapolis; he preceded her in
death January 17, 2023.
Surviving family include her son Robert I (Stephanie) Burgner III, Carmel, IN; daughter, Lynda (Rob)
Tela, Clermont, FL; four grandchildren Andrew Burgner, Ashley Burgner, Allyson Tela, Kelly Tela.
Donna graduated from Ben Davis High School in Indianapolis 1961; she attended Indiana State
University in Terre Haute, IN. for the 2 years, where she was a member of the Gamma Phi Beta sorority.
She was a long-time active member of the United Methodist Church in Veedersburg where she served as President of the United Methodist Women’s organization, was Church Secretary, was the Bells Group Director, sang in the choir and was passionately involved with Seasoned Citizens.
Donna served as the Fountain County Clerk for 2-1/2 terms and was then elected County Auditor for one term. She was a Tri Kappa member for Fountain County. Donna served as a founding member of the Veedersburg Revitalization Association (VRA). She was also a Veedersburg Library Board member. Donna proudly spent much of her time volunteering for the Veedersburg Fire Department, with her husband, when they had fundraisers.
Memorial service will be held Friday September 8, 2023 at Dickerson Funeral Home in Veedersburg
Visitation will begin at 4 pm and continue until the time of service at 6 pm. Memorial contributions may be given to The Veedersburg Methodist Church, The Veedersburg Library, or The Veedersburg Fire Dept. Online condolences at www.dickersonfuneralhome.com Burial will be at a later date at Rockfield Cemetery near Veedersburg where both her and her late husband Robert I Burgner Jr. will be laid to rest together.