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Janet Ross

Janet Ross, 95, of Wabash, IN, and with family ties to Huntington County, IN, died Friday, Sept. 17, 2021, at 6:50 a.m., at Peabody Retirement Home in North Manchester.

Mrs. Ross worked at General Tire in Wabash. She was a member of Christ United Methodist Church in Wabash.

She was born on May 4, 1926, in Wabash, to Von and Eunice Ply Kreps. She married Richard E. Hawley. He preceded her in death. She then married Thomas E. Ross on Feb. 11, 1955. He preceded her in death on April 24, 2015.

Survivors include one son, Richard (Rebecca) Hawley, of Huntington; three grandchildren, Amy (Donald) Pyatt, of Warren, Aaron Hawley, of Huntington, and Anna (Caleb) Harper, of Oklahoma City, OK; and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one son, Daniel K. Hawley, and one grandson, Daniel Hawley.

A graveside service will take place on Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021, at 2 p.m., at Matlock Cemetery in Wabash County.

McDonald Funeral Homes, 231 Falls Ave., Wabash, is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to Parkview Hospice, 1900 Carew St., Suite 6, Fort Wayne, IN 46805.

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