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Riva Jane (LaBar) Callahan

February 9, 1940 ~ December 20, 2020 (age 80)


Riva Jane Callahan, 80, Huntington, IN, passed away on Sunday December 20, 2020 at 9:00 p.m. at her residence, Huntington, IN.

 Mrs. Callahan was born February 9, 1940, in Huntington, IN, to Karl and Ruth LaBar.   Her parents preceded her in death.  Mrs. Callahan married William Callahan on August 23, 1958.  He preceded her in death. 

Mrs. Callahan was a 1958 graduate of Huntington Township High School. Attended International Business College in Marion, IN. She was a member of the Purdue Extension Homemakers Club. She was a gifted marimba player and traveled, playing at many churches and for radio stations. She enjoyed camping and fishing with her family and was an avid Purdue fan.

She is survived by two sons, William N. (Tonia) Callahan, and Joseph D. Callahan, both of Huntington, IN; three daughters Ruth L. Bonner (Roy Knight), West Virginia, Rose (Scott) Mills and Riva E. Callahan, both of Huntington, IN.  Also surviving is five Grandchildren, Trinity Bonner (Tom Wilcox), Justin Bonner, Ryan (Jennifer) Bonner, Aarron Campbell and Courtney Wilcox and 6 great Grandchildren, Austin, Rhand, Brianna, Tommy, Zoey and Ariel.

 A graveside service will be held at a later date at Pilgrims Rest Cemetery.

 In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Pathfinders Services in care of McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson Street, Huntington, IN.

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Family to do services at later date

Pilgrim's Rest Cemetery
State Road 5 North & CR 500 North
Huntington, IN 46750


Pathfinder Services
715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington IN 46750
Tel: 1-260-356-3320

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