Demona Brubeck, 85, Wickliffe

Demona Brubeck, 85, of Wickliffe, Indiana, passed away on April 5, 2020, at her home in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Demona was born on November 11, 1934, to Ernest and Icel (Gilmore) Eckerty in Crawford County, Indiana.

Demona was preceded in death by her parents and her beloved husband of 65 years, Brooks Brubeck.

Surviving family is brother, Jim (Sue) Eckerty of Wickliffe; sons, Robert (Sharon) Brubeck of Findlay, Ohio, Alan (Chrystal) Brubeck of Aberdeen, Ohio, Bruce (Angie) Brubeck of Knoxville, Tennessee, and Ronald Brubeck of Indianapolis; daughter-in-law, Julie Brubeck of Indianapolis; grandchildren Shanna (Steve) Krieger of Indianapolis, Rob (Amber) Brubeck of Indianapolis, Sarah (Brad) Brubeck of Columbus, Ohio, John Brubeck of Findlay, Ohio, and Shelby Brubeck of Indianapolis; and great-grandchildren, Brooks and Bowen Brubeck of Indianapolis,.

Demona grew up in Wickliffe and graduated from French Lick High School. She and Brooks raised their four sons in Indianapolis, and later in Charlottesville, Indiana. They returned to Wickliffe in retirement to lovingly take care of their parents. Demona loved to travel with Brooks and their friends, and they enjoyed spending winters in Florida and Arizona. She was a long-time member of the Wickliffe United Methodist Church. She loved her family and spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Cremation was chosen with a Celebration of Life will be scheduled for a later date.

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