Miscellaneous Wabash County, Indiana Obituaries - 1996
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Beata A. Wible
Beata A. "Bea" Wible, 84, a resident of Wabash Skilled Care Center of Wabash, and formerly of North Manchester, died at the Care Center Monday, May 6, 1966, 9:37 p.m. She was born July 23, 1911 at Bippus, IN to Dan and Emma (Gemmer) Urschel.
She married Harry J. Wible July 2, 1936, and he preceded her in death September 22, 1985. She was a graduate of Bippus High School, and also of the Fort Wayne Beauty College. She was owner-operator of her own beauty shop in North Manchester until the mid-1940s. She then joined her husband, Harry, in Wible's Shoe Store in North Manchester.
She was an accomplished pianist in the North Manchester area for many years, and played in the Rex Arlington Symphony in the 1920s and 30s out of Huntington, IN.
She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in North Manchester, a 50-year member of the North Manchester Order of the Eastern Star, a member of the Friends of the Library in North Manchester, and was a charter member and first President of the Gamma Chapter of the E.S.A. She was a lifetime North Manchester resident.
Survivors include a son, Dan J. Wible of North Manchester; a daughter, Mrs. Dick (Kay) Sutton of Blue Springs, MO.; a brother, Lamoine Urschel of Tucson, AZ; a sister, Louise Karn of North Manchester; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by three brothers and a great-grandchild.
Friends may call Thursday from 2 to 8 p.m. at Bender Chapel Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, North Manchester. Funeral service will be held at Bender Chapel Grandstaff-Hentgen Friday, May 10, at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Jeffrey Hawkins and Deaconess Sabine Thomas officiating. Burial will be in Oaklawn Cemetery.
Preferred memorials are to the North Manchester Public Library.
Dale W. Brindel
Dale William Brindel, 48, of the 3800 block of Pughesville Road, Suffolk, VA, died April 24, 1996 in a Portsmouth hospital.
He was a retired first class gunnersmate in the U.S. Navy. He was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose Lodge #898.
He is survived by two sons, Paul and Mark Brindel, and stepson, Joe Brindel, all of Norfolk; mother Joanne (Reiff) Brindel of Leesburg, FL; brother Gerry Brindel of Charlevoix, MI; special friend and soul mate, Sue Cook of Suffolk; and her children, Jennifer and Danny Cunningham, David and Tina Cook, Cindy and Peter Maley, Eddie and J. J. Cook, Richard and Sherry Cook; and six grandchildren.
A memorial service with Moose rites was conducted Saturday, April 27th in the Loving Funeral Home Chapel, Churchland.
Betty J. Webber
Betty J. Webber, 70, died Wednesday afternoon, May 1, 1996 at Yorktown Health Care Center where she had resided for the past year following an extended illness. She was born in Muncie and graduated from Muncie Central High School and attended Ivy Tech.
Mrs. Webber was a life member of Women of the Moose Chapter #712 and Epsilon Sigma Alpha Sorority, a member of Warner Gear Sympathy Club and St. Mary's Catholic Church.
Surviving are her daughter, Mrs. Robert "Chic" (Jo Ellen "Jodi") Lenox of Muncie; a stepdaughter, Beverly Lewis of Alabama; two brothers, Jerry L. (and wife, Lisa) Southworth of Bippus; and Larry D. (and wife, Sandy) Southworth of Fortville; a sister-in-law, Jane Southworth of Beaufort, S.C.; seven grandchildren; six great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Cecil Hedge, a stepson, Philip Hedge, her second husband, John W. Webber, a son, John R. Webber, her mother and stepfather, Elizabeth and Art Doyle, her father and stepmother, Earl and Helen Southworth; a brother, Gene R. Southworth.
Memorial services were held Sunday in The Meeks Mortuary Chapel of 415 E. Washington St., Muncie, IN. Memorials may be directed to the charity of the donor's choice.
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