Elizabeth J. Figert, 94

Elizabeth J. Figert, 94, of North Manchester, died at 8:10 p.m., Friday, Dec. 13, 2019, at Timbercrest Healthcare Center in North Manchester.

She was born July 5, 1925, in Tillatoba, Miss., to Merion Elijah and Annie Mae (Cook) Jackson.

Elizabeth married Paul Figert in Roann, on May 1, 1946; he died Sept. 9, 1999. She was a homemaker and a farmer’s wife.

Elizabeth lived most of her life in rural Wabash County. She enjoyed doing crafts, sewing, and painting oil colors. 

She is survived by three children, Allan Cecil (Judith) Figert of Camino, Calif., Sue (Larry) Figert Kennedy of Indianapolis, and John David (Sherry) Figert of Friendswood, Texas; five grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. 

She was also  preceded in death by her parents, daughter, Linda Figert who died in 1965, five brothers, and four sisters.

There will be no services. Burial will be in Roann Community Cemetery. Arrangements by Grandstaff-Hentgen Bender Chapel, North Manchester.

The memorial guest book for Elizabeth may be signed at

Posted on 2019 Dec 20