Rosemary Ege-Flenner, 83

Rosemary J. Ege-Flenner, 83, of North Manchester and formerly of Gilead, 1:15 pm, Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, at Autumn Ridge Rehabilitation Centre of Wabash.

She was born Sept. 16, 1934, in Muncie, a daughter of Gerald B. and Betty Louise (Clanin) Boggess

She married Kenneth W. Ege at the Gilead United Methodist Church on Sept. 21, 1952, and he preceded her in death on June 3, 1996. She then married Galen Richard Flenner on Dec. 20, 1997, at the North Manchester First Brethren Church; he preceded her in death on July 5, 2003.

She repaired timers and was the union rep for Eaton (Singer) Controls of North Manchester for more than 25 years.

She was a 1952 graduate of Gilead High School.  She was a member of the Women of the Moose of Rochester, Ind. and the Perry-Do-Rites Home Ec Club. She enjoyed euchre, dancing, and all kinds of music.  She also in earlier years enjoyed rollerskating and singing at weddings which included her own.  She was a big Willie Nelson fan.

Surviving are a son, Leland (Pam) Ege of Akron; daughters Sheila (Kevin) Fitzpatrick of North Manchester, Sharon (David) Pararo of Lilburn, Ga., and Sandra Ege and Randy Ingle of Warsaw; five grandchildren – Zachary, Chad, Matthew, Kenneth, and Lauren; three great-grandchildren, Oliver, Mavis, and Eliza, and a sister, JoAnn Mehring of O’Fallon, Mo.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husbands, Kenneth and Galen, and a sister - Janet Louise Mitchell

Services were Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017, at Hartzler Funeral Home 305 W. Rochester St., Akron. Burial was in Gilead Cemetery, Gilead.

Visitation was Monday, Dec. 18, 2017, at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to: COPD Foundation 3300 Ponce De Leon Blvd, Miami, FL 3313

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Posted on 2017 Dec 19