Mary H. Shoemaker

Mary H. Shoemaker, 64, of Markle, IN, and formerly of Huntington, IN, died Nov. 9, 2019, at Markle Health & Rehabilitation in Markle.

Mrs. Shoemaker graduated from Huntington North High School in 1973. She was an assembler at Majestic. She was a member of American Legion Auxiliary Post 85.

She was born March 19, 1955, to John and Lois Kiser Rakoczy in Huntington. She married Joe Shoemaker on July 7, 2000, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 28, 2006.

Survivors include three sons, Jeffrey Allen Jackson, of Fort Wayne, and Daniel (Stacy) Jackson and Andrew S. Brown, both of Huntington; two stepsons, Joey Shoemaker and Jeremy (Deanna) Shoemaker, both of Huntington;  two stepdaughters, Tina Grose, of Huntington, and April Bird, of Louisiana; four brothers, David Rakoczy, of Arkansas; Mark (Patt) Rakoczy, of Ohio and John (Kathleen) Rakoczy and Joe (Marla) Rakoczy, both Huntington; a sister, Anna Keyser, of Huntington 19 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Calling is Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019, from 9 am. to 11a.m. at McElhaney – Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington, IN 46750. A funeral service will immediately follow calling at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home, with Matthew Rakoczy officiating. Burial will follow at Lancaster Cemetery, Huntington.

Memorials are to the family in care of McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington, IN 46750.

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