Elizabeth Anne Schilling, 28, of Newark, OH, and with ties to Huntington, IN, died Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2021.
Ms. Schilling graudated from Manchester Jr.-Sr. High School in 2011, where she was a member of the choir and theater programs as well as the volleyball and track teams. She swam competitively for the Manchester Aquatic Club (MAC) and Manchester High School for seven years. She was also a member of the Terri Eckert School of Dance. She was involved in the Manchester Church of the Brethren and was also a 10-year member of the Wabash County Chester Champs 4-H Club, showing livestock and completing numerous projects. As a student at Denison University, she was a member of the Delta Gamma fraternity, where she spearheaded the Anchor Splash, the group’s annual fundraising event for Service for Sight. In 2015, after earning her degree in economics, she joined Park National Bank in Newark, OH. She served on the American Brain Tumor Association’s Columbus, OH, 5K planning committee and had her own 5K team, Liz’ Unexpected Journey.
She was born on Dec. 22, 1992, in Huntington, to Brian and Heather White Schilling. They both survive in North Manchester. She was engaged to William Elliott Harris. He survives in Newark, OH.
Additional survivors include a brother, Lucas Schilling, of Indianapolis; maternal grandfather, Allan White, of North Manchester; maternal grandmother and step-grandfather, Kathy and Rich Ackley, of Columbia City; and paternal grandmother, Margaret Schilling, of North Manchester.
Calling will take place from on Sunday, Jan. 30, 2022, 1 to 4 p.m., with a celebration of life service to immediately follow, at the Manchester Church of the Brethren, 1306 Beckley St., North Manchester. A special sweets bar will be available afterward to honor the memory of Ms. Schilling. McKee Mortuary, North Manchester, is handling arrangements.
Memorials may be made to the American Brain Tumor Association at give.abta.org/team/396855 or Strauss-Peabody Aquatic and Fitness Facility, in care of The Community Foundation of Wabash County, 220 E. Main St., North Manchester, IN 46962.
Online condolences may be sent to mckeemortuary.com.