Yvonne Gettelfinger, age 84, Palmyra, Ind., passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Friday, March 6, 2020, at Baptist Health Floyd hospital in New Albany, Ind.
She was born in Martinsburg, Ind., on April 11, 1935, to Glenn Berkey and Huelda Voorches Collins Motsinger. Yvonne married Donald J. Gettelfinger Sr. on Dec. 10, 1954.
She was the former owner of Gettelfinger Farms and the Salem Speedway. She was a master storyteller who loved genealogy, reading and spending time with her family.
Yvonne is preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Jay D. Gettelfinger; and two brothers. Glenn B. Motsinger Jr. and Edgar R. Motsinger.
She is survived by her son, Donald J. Gettelfinger Jr. (Shima); daughter, Sheri D. Riddick (Howard); daughter-in-law, Sherri Gettelfinger; sister, Carolyn Kinzer; and five grandchildren, Douglas J. Gettelfinger, Ashley D. Hettinger (Michael), Donald J. Gettelfinger III, Thomas J. Gettelfinger and Jordon D. Riddick.
Visitation: Monday, March 9, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Tuesday, March 10, from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at Love Funeral Home in Palmyra.
Funeral: Tuesday, March 10, at 11 a.m. at St. Michael Church in Bradford, Ind., with burial in the St. Michael Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to St. Michael Church.