Donald L. Button


Donald L. Button, 74, Rochester, passed away at 10:10 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 4, 2019 at Life Care Center of Rochester.
He was born on Nov. 22, 1944 in Logansport, the son of Jesse Allison and Kathryn Marie (Sera) Button. On July 2, 1967 at the Metea Baptist Church, Metea, he married Sharon Slater and she survives.
Donald was self-employed in the agriculture business, spreading lime on farms, delivering stone for driveways and doing extensive backhoe work. He also enjoyed working on his family farm, the same farm where he was raised.
Donald served with the Indiana National Guard and in his free time he enjoyed being with his many friends and family and loved to play euchre.
Survivors include his wife, Sharon Button, Rochester; son, Gerry Button, Metea; daughter, Teresa Button, Rochester; sisters: Virginia (Eldon) Gohn, Rochester; and Lois (Jeff) Brandon, Winamac; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Elsie Shoup; and nieces, Debbie (Gohn) Henley, Joyce Shoup and Linda (Slater) Teel.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 8, 2019 at Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home, Rochester, with Pastor Bruce Russell officiating. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Thursday and one hour prior to service Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Fulton Cemetery, Fulton.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association. Online condolences may be expressed at
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