Doris I. Westafer, 94

Doris I. Westafer, 94, North Manchester, died at 2:23 a.m. Friday, Oct. 2, 2015, in Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne,.

She was born Sept. 1, 1921, in Huntington County, to Irvin & Ethel (French) Walters. She graduated from Bippus High School, Bippus, IN in 1939.  On April 4, 1943 she married Clem E. Westafer.  He died November 2, 1994.

She was a homemaker and member of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, North Manchester. She enjoyed spending time with her family and crafting butterflies. 

She is survived by a son, James (Rita) Westafer, Fort Wayne; three grandchildren, one stepgrandchild and five great-grandchildren.

Two brothers and a sister are deceased. 

Visitation was Sunday at McKee Mortuary, 1401 State Road 114 West, North Manchester.  Services were Monday, Oct. 5, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. at Peabody Chapel, 400 W. Seventh St., North Manchester. Calling also was one hour prior to services Monday. 

The Rev. Sue Babovec will officiate.  Burial was in Oaklawn Cemetery, North Manchester.

For those who wish to honor the memory of Doris Westafer, memorial contributions may be made to Women’s Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, 8765 W. Higgins Rd., Chicago IL 60631  or North Manchester Shepherd’s Center, PO Box 243, North Manchester, IN 46962. 


Posted on 2015 Oct 06