Edith Cowger, 76

Edith Rose Cowger, 76, of LaFontaine, died at 7:24 a.m., Friday, June 21, 2019, at her home. 

She was born March 7, 1943, in Wabash, to Meredith and Ruth (Holcom) Middleton.

Edith married Robert Cowger in Mobile, Ala., on Nov. 24, 1998; he died Feb. 25, 2015. She enjoyed listening to gospel music, word searches, crossword puzzles, reading, posting on Facebook, and especially her grandchildren.

She is survived by three daughters, Madonna (Robert) Dyer of Andrews, Malinda (Tim) Bond of Picayune, Miss., and Malissa (Scott) Timmons of Delphi; six grandchildren, Jesse Stouffer, Julian Stouffer, Kaitlin Bond, Amanda Stouffer, Bradley Lawrence, and John Lawrence; 11 great- grandchildren; brother, Jack Eugene Middleton of North Manchester, and sister, Sue Allegree of Wabash. 

She was also preceded in death by her parents, and three brothers, Robert, Larry, Jimmy Middleton.

There will be no services. Inurnment will be in the Chapel of Remembrance Mausoleum at Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash. Arrangements by Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service.

Preferred memorial is Animal Shelter of Wabash County.

The memorial guest book for Edith may be signed at

Posted on 2019 Jun 21