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Billings Funeral Home
812 Baldwin Street
| Elkhart, IN 46514
Tel: 1-574-264-2425
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Donnita "Doni" M. Soos

July 8, 1937 ~ July 8, 2019 (age 82)

Donnita M. “Doni” Soos, 82, of Elkhart, passed away early Monday morning, July 8, 2019 at Elkhart General Hospital, surrounded by love and her family.  Doni was born on July 8, 1937 in Tipton, Indiana to the late Donald and Bernita (Foreman) Wolff. Surviving are her daughters, Rose (Neil) Darrah, Kathy Cooke; son Jim (Kathy) Cavinder; 7 loving grandchildren, Jennifer (Rick) Westminster, Kristi (Rich Gawthrop) Price, A.J. Cooke, Miah Cooke, Tiffany (Donni) Rader, Derek (Danielle) Cavinder, Justin Cavinder; and 8 great grandchildren, Tucker, Trenton, Lauren and Houston Rader, Coy James Price, AnnaBella Gawthrop, Skye and Marley Westminster;  her sister-in-law Diane (Ken) Knepper and her loving niece Amy and nephews Chip and Grant.

Doni was formerly married to Jim Cavinder, and was preceded in death by her husband Gary R. Soos, whom she married on December 3, 1971, and he died on April 9, 2006 after 35 years of marriage.

Doni worked in sales at Gerencer’s Harley Davidson in Elkhart for many years. She and Gary enjoyed the Harley Davidson lifestyle and enjoyed riding motorcycles and boating. She was a member of H.O.G., (Harley Owners Group).

Per her wishes, no visitation or services are planned, cremation was chosen under the care of Billings Funeral and Cremation Services. 812 Baldwin St. Elkhart. A celebration of her life will be held at a later date.  Please visit to share a memory or condolence with Doni’s family.

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