Anna Mae Fingerle, 98, Roann, died at 8:50 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14, in her home. She was born May 23, 1915 near Minot, N.D. to Simon and Lucy (Wagoner) Blocher.
On Jan. 15, 1944, she married Kenneth R. Fingerle. Anna was a homemaker and worked at Timbercrest Senior Living Community, North Manchester, for six years. She retired in 1978. She was a member of the Old German Baptist Brethren Church, North Manchester.
She is survived by her husband, Kenneth R. Fingerle, Roann; one son, Marlin L. (Marcia) Fingerle, Roann; one daughter, Mrs. Albert (Carol Ann) Ernst, Morrison, Tenn.; four sisters, Etta Ulrey, North Manchester, Lydia Kinzie, Delphi, Mrs. Lester (Dorothy) Bower, West Alexandria, Ohio and Bernice Garber, West Manchester, Ohio; ten grandchildren and thirty-two great grandchildren. Preceding her in death were her brothers, Delbert (Clara) Blocher, Chester (Miriam) Blocher, Isaac (Edna) Blocher, Ora (Eileen) Blocher and Walter (Jerra) Blocher; bothers-in-law, Jacob Ulrey, Evertt Kinzie and Lavern Garber and granddaughter, Judith Ernst.
Services will be held Jan. 17, at 10 a.m., at the Old German Baptist Brethren Church, North Manchester. Home Brethren will officiate. Burial will follow in Old German Baptist Brethren Cemetery, North Manchester. Visitation will be at the Old German Baptist Brethren Church on Thursday, Jan. 16 from 2-5 p.m. and 6-8 p.m.
For those who wish to honor the memory of Anna Mae Fingerle, memorial contributions may be made to Wabash-Miami Home Healthcare & Hospice, 400 Ash Street, Suite B., Wabash, IN 46992.
Arrangements entrusted to McKee Mortuary, North Manchester, IN. To send a private condolence to the Fingerle family, use the Condolence link on the Homepage.