Mary K. Powell

Mary K. Powell, 85, of Wabash, IN, and having relatives in Huntington County, IN, died Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012, at 10:50 p.m. at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne.

Mrs. Powell graduated in 1945 from LaFontaine High School. She was a homemaker.

She was born May 18, 1927, in LaFontaine to Howard and Hazel Bates Templeton Sr. She married Fred R. Powell on Feb. 4, 1950. He preceded her in death on May 28, 1995.

Surviving are two daughters, Rebecca (Don) Slone, of Wabash, and Roxanne (Bob) Gray, of Andrews; three grandchildren, Brandy (Scott) Conner and Wendy (Dennis Jr.) Conliff, both of Wabash and Kinnie (Melissa) Sollars, of LaFontaine; seven great-grandchildren and a great-great-granddaughter.

Calling is Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at McDonald Funeral Home, 231 Falls Ave., Wabash. A funeral service will be Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, at 10 a.m. at the funeral home, with Rev. Tom Cochran officiating. Entombment will follow at Gardens of Memory in Huntington County.

Preferred memorials are to Wabash County Cancer Society, PO Box 144, North Manchester, Indiana 46962.

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