Mary Wilkerson, 88

Mary L. Wilkerson, 88, rural Warren, passed away at 1:40 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 05, at home with family beside her. She was born on Sunday, Feb. 15, 1925, in Huntington County, the daughter of the late Clarence and Clara (Krumanaker) Rochelle. 

Mary attended the SS Peter and Paul Huntington Catholic School in Huntington. She married Robert "Bob" Wilkerson on Friday, June 25, 1948 in Peru.  Mary had worked at Wabash Magnetics for a total of 15 years before retiring in 1986.  She loved gardening, camping, traveling and was a skilled seamstress.  Mary most of all loved spending time with her family and friends. 

Survivors include two daughters, Zedra Miller, Huntington County and Dalaine (Ronald) Warner, Wells County; three sons, Randy (Lana) Wilkerson, Blackford County, Taryl Wilkerson, Huntington County, Dault Wilkerson, Wells County; 12 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her father, Clarence Rochelle; her mother, Clara (Krumanaker) Rochelle; her husband, Robert "Bob" Wilkerson; grandson, Joseph Wilkerson; sister, Helen Steward and son-in-law, Dennis Miller.

A service to celebrate Mary's life will be at Glancy - H. Brown & Son Funeral Home, 203 N Matilda St. Warren, at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 09, with the Pastor Larry Harvey officiating.  Calling will also be from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. prior to the service. Interment will follow in the Gardens of Memory in Huntington County.

Preferred memorials:  Family Life Care (Hospice) or Warren Food Bank.                    

Arrangements are being handled by Glancy - H. Brown & Son Funeral Home in Warren.

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Posted on 2013 Oct 07