Rosemary Pope

Rosemary Pope, 78, of Elkhart, IN, and having ties to Huntington, IN, died Monday, July 15, 2019, at her residence.

Mrs. Pope was a member of Hope United Methodist Church. She attended The Vineyard Church of Mishawaka.  She retired as a branch manager from Lincoln National Bank.

She was born Sept. 6, 1940, in Marion to Samuel and Ethel Jones Bechtel. She married Wayne E. Pope on Sept. 21, 1958, in Huntington, and he preceded her in death on March 26, 2012.

Survivors include two sons, Ryan S. (Sandra) Pope, of El Paso, TX, and Mark W. (Denise) Pope, of Osceola; a daughter, Trina M. Pope, of Bluffton; a brother, Robert (Earlene) Bechtel, of Florida; and four grandchildren, Leah (Andrew) Kurtz, Rachel Pope, Anna Pope and Isaac Pope.

Calling is Friday, July 19, 2019, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Hubbard Hill Estates Retirement Community Chapel, 28070 CR 24 in Elkhart. A funeral service will be held Monday, July 22, 2019, at 11 a.m. at Hope United Methodist Church, 6608 Hoagland Rd., Hoagland, with Rev. Mark Pope officiating.  Calling will precede the service from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Burial will follow at Williamsport Cemetery in Poe.

Memorials are to be to Hope United Methodist Church, 6608 Hoagland Rd., Hoagland, iN 46745.

Arrangements are being handled by Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home in Decatur.