Alma “Pat” Mahan, 91

Alma “Pat” Mahan, 91, a Wabash, resident for most of her life, passed away at 9:20 p.m. on Sunday, May 17, 2015 at Millers Merry Manor East of Wabash, Indiana. She was born to the late Edward and Ethel (Keim) Wallace on September 2, 1923 in Somerset.

She was a 1942 graduated from New Salem High School. Pat married Robert B. Mahan on January 11, 1946 at the Parsonage in Kansas City, Kansas, he passed away on November 24, 1993. Pat worked as a part-time cook for Honeywell Center in Wabash, Indiana. She was a member of Women’s Indiana Bowling League of Wabash and Marion, Indiana. Pat enjoyed Daytona Beach, she liked going to the casino, and mushroom hunting. She especially loved being with her grandchildren.

She is survived by two sons, Michael Mahan (Stephanie) of Florida and Jay Mahan (Tammie) of Wabash, Indiana; daughter, Darlene Chambers (Dennis) of Bowling Green, Ohio; 10 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by four brothers and four sisters.

Funeral service will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 21, 2015, at McDonald Funeral Home, 231 Falls Ave., Wabash, with Pastor Brad Wright officiating. A private family burial will be held at Economy Cemetery in Modoc.

Visitation for family and friends will be from 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home. Preferred memorials are directed to Wabash County DCS Foster Children Program, 89 W. Canal St., Wabash, IN 46992.

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Posted on 2015 May 19