Sandra Sue Harper, 72

Sandra Sue Harper, 72, South Whitley, IN died Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015, at 2:40 a.m. in her residence. 

She was born Jan. 27, 1942, in Fort Wayne, to Richard and Dorothy (Brecht) Freeman.  On April 15, 1961 she married Charles Douglas Harper. 

She retired in 2012 from North Webster Medical Clinic after 15 years of service.  She also worked at Mason Healthcare for 6 years and had been employed with Peabody Retirement Community and Timbercrest Senior Living Community.  She was a member of Congregational Christian Church, North Manchester, and OES.  She volunteered at North Manchester Thrift Store and loved her family pet Whitley and her special koi. 

She is survived by her husband, Charles Harper, South Whitley; three sons, Mitchell (Tracy) Harper, Columbia City, Christopher Harper, Plymouth, and Aaron (Shannan Krull) Harper, South Whitley; one daughter, Sarah (Kim) Carpenter, Wabash; one sister Richardine "Ritchie" (Dennis) Frieden, North Manchester; grandchildren, Blake Harper, Colton Harper, Kailen Carpenter, Kamden Carpenter, Kenner Carpenter, Jaxon Harper and Emerson Harper. 

Family and friends may call Monday, Aug. 17, 2015 from 2-4 p.m. at Congregational Christian Church, 310 N. Walnut Street, North Manchester. The memorial service is Monday, Aug. 17, 2015, at 4 p.m. at Congregational Christian Church, 310 N. Walnut St., North Manchester. Pastor J. P. Freeman will officiate. 

Burial will take place at a later date. 

For those who wish to honor the memory of Sandra Harper, memorial contributions may be made to Heartland Hospice, 1315 Director's Row, Suite 206, Fort Wayne, IN 46808.

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Posted on 2015 Aug 14