Carol Showalter, 66

Carol Ann Showalter, 66, Wabash, died Monday, Jan. 13, at her home. She was born Aug. 31, 1947 in Columbus, Ohio to Wayne and Irene (Flint) Cummings.

Carol was a 1965 graduate of Wabash High School and a 1968 graduate of the St. Joseph School of Nursing in Fort Wayne. She married Mark A. Showalter in Wabash on Jan. 17, 2001.  She was a registered nurse, and worked at Millers Merry Manor East and Autumn Ridge Healthcare, both in Wabash. She enjoyed watching birds and was an avid reader.

She is survived by her husband, Mark A. Showalter, Wabash, two children, Rodney D. (Kim) Snapp, Fort Wright, Kentucky, and Amy R. (Ron) Miller of Wabash; two step daughters, Megan (Dan) Schultz, Maple Grove, Minn., and Mandy Showalter, Nashville, Tenn.; brother, David W. (Brenda) Cummings, Roann; sister, Nancy K. (Michael) Christman, North Manchester, and four grandchildren, Ethan W. Snapp and Evan R. Snapp, both of Fort Wright, Adam C. Miller and Zach M. Miller, both of Wabash. She was preceded in death by her parents.

Memorial services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave, Wabash with Pastor J.P. Freeman officiating.  Friends may call one hour prior to service Wednesday, at the funeral home.

Preferred memorial is the Animal Shelter of Wabash County.

The memorial guest book for Carol may be signed at

Posted on 2014 Jan 20