Mary Montel, 94

Mary M. Montel, 94, North Manchester, died Jan. 8, at 7:12 p.m. at Peabody Retirement Community, North Manchester. She was born Aug. 8, 1919 to John and Ruth (Anderson) Callahan in White County.

Mary was a member of the Ivy Chapter #69 Order of Eastern Star, North Manchester. She worked at Peabody Retirement Community, Bryan Manufacturing, Singer Controls Co., Heckman Bindery, all in North Manchester, and retired from Timbercrest Senior Living Community. She married Lamoin Montel on Sept. 25, 1942. He died April 1, 1999.

She is survived by her son, Gary (Dee) Montel, North Manchester; a sister, Berdene Azbell, Rochester; her grandchildren, Beth (Dennis) Beckner, Columbia City and Barth (Angie) Montel, Bluffton, Ohio; and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, five brothers and two sisters.

Funeral services will be held Sunday, Jan. 12 at 2:30 p.m. at McKee Mortuary with Pastor Dennis Beckner officiating. Visitation will be from 1-2 p.m. on Jan. 12 at the funeral home. Burial will follow the service in Oaklawn Cemetery, North Manchester.

Memorials may be made to Eel River Community Church of the Brethren, 2507 East State Road 14, Silver Lake, IN 46982.

Posted on 2014 Jan 10