Ellen M. Warpup

Ellen M. Warpup, 77, of rural Huntington, IN, died Dec. 28, 2008, at 5:05 p.m. at her home.

Mrs. Warpup retired in 1992 from Huntington Laboratories. She was a secretary for the shipping clerk and worked there for more than 30 years. She was a 1959 graduate of Union Center High School.

She was born Aug. 28, 1931, in Michigan Center, MI, to Herman A. and Ethel M. Copenhaver Rudig. She married John J. Warpup on June 12, 1967, in Fort Wayne. He preceded her in death in November 1993.

Survivors include a son, Kim (Linda) Griffith, of Huntington; a daughter, Kari Griffith (Marty) Stephan, of Andrews; a brother, Fred Rudig, of Huntington; a sister, Margaret Rudig Stoffel, of Huntington; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

A funeral service was held Dec. 31, 2008, at Bailey-Love Mortuary, with Rev. Jeff Carrell officiating. Burial was at Pilgrims Rest Cemetery.

Preferred memorials are gifts to Cancer Services for Huntington County in care of Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 W. Park Drive, Huntington, IN 46750.

Condolences may be e-mailed to wecare@baileylove.com.