Carmen Ann Valentine, age 54, of Anderson, IN passed away December 28, 2020 at St. Vincent Anderson Hospital.
She was born November 27, 1966 at Indianapolis, IN to Joseph Ray and Carol Ann (Himmelrick) McDonald. Her mother recently preceded her in death.
She was a graduate of Hamilton Heights High School with the Class of 1985. She then enrolled in Anderson University in 1985 and graduated with a BS Degree in Communications in 1990. Carmen was a good student and usually achieved honor roll status. During high school years she enjoyed marching with the Hamilton Heights Band and Flag Corps.
Carmen was blessed with an artistic eye and had a gift for creating unique objects as a hobby. She also enjoyed decorating her home and working in her yard. Another big part of her life was her love of all types of music. During her college years she was a singer in the Anderson University Choral Group and in the following years she sang in church choirs.
She is survived by her husband: Doyle Valentine of Anderson, IN, her father: Joseph McDonald of Sharpsville, IN, her sister: Catherine Cucuz of Fishers, IN and a brother: Michael McDonald of Colorado Springs, CO. Carmen will always be remembered with love by her husband and her family. They are comforted by their faith that she is no longer suffering and is at home with her Heavenly Father.
Arrangements are entrusted to Hartley Funeral Homes Cicero Chapel, 209 West Jackson Street, Cicero, IN 46034, where you may send condolences at http://www.hartleyfuneralhomes.com, No funeral arrangements are planned at this time.
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