Imogene Haupert, 88

Imogene Haupert, 88, North Manchester, met her Lord peacefully at Timbercrest Senior Living Community, North Manchester, on Feb. 16, 2018, at 2:29 p.m.

She was born Oct. 30, 1929, in Grant County, to Homer and Hazel (Reed) Beedle.

On Sept. 11, 1949, she married Doyle R. Haupert.  He preceded her death on November 2005.

After graduation from Polk Township Commissioned High School in Huntington County Andrews, she started working as a bookkeeper at Farm Bureau Elevator in Treaty, working there for 1-2 years.

Later she worked at Farm Bureau in Wabash as a bookkeeper and PBX phone operator. Other places of employment were Speicherville, and Mutual Grain in Servia.  She continued working as a bookkeeper until her retirement from Strauss Elevator in North Manchester.

Imogene was a homemaker, farm wife, and kept books for the family farm until moving into Timbercrest. She enjoyed farm life, gardening, playing euchre, reading, and being with her family.

She was a member of the First Brethren Church of North Manchester. She was also a member of the Wabash County Extension Homemakers Chester Charmer for many years serving as president and other elected offices. She also was an active member of Psi iota Gamma Phil XI Chapter.

She is survived by sons Van (Terri) Haupert, N. Manchester, Michael Haupert, Clarkston, Michigan, and daughter, Susan (Rodney) Warren, N. Manchester, IN.

She has 9 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren, and 1 great, great grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her sister, Miriam, who died at age 7.

Family and friends may call Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018, from 1-5 p.m. at McKee Mortuary, 1401 State Road 114 West, North Manchester, and one hour prior to service. Funeral services will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, February 26, 2018 at First Brethren Church, 407 N. Sycamore St., North Manchester. Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery by Servia.

For those who wish to honor the memory of Imogene, a memorial contribution may be made to Community Foundation of Wabash County; Manchester Early Learning Center or Youth for Christ.
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Posted on 2018 Feb 20