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Elizabeth Ann (Fisher) Sheetz, 90, formerly of Flora, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Friday, July 14, 2017, at Milner Community Health Care in Rossville.
Elizabeth was born to the late Melvin and Mary Eaton Fisher on May 26, 1927, on her family farm in Camden. Her family was blessed to have been able to celebrate her life of 90 years with a family gathering on Memorial Day.
Growing up, Elizabeth was a member of the Grace Brethren Church since its founding in 1940 and continued to attend until she went to live at Milner's. She graduated from Camden High School in 1945.
On Nov. 15, 1947, Elizabeth married Deyoe J. Sheetz of Fulton on the family farm in Camden. He preceded her in death on April 30, 2007.
Elizabeth worked at RBM in Logansport, Sisson's Jewelry Store and the Brethren Home. She also was involved in the Home Economics Club - Aim High in Camden, as well as the Friendly Circle in Flora.
Elizabeth is survived by two sons, Joe Sheetz of Burlington and Mark Sheetz of Bringhurst; daughter and son-in-law, Pam and Greg Michael of Flora; two grandsons and their families, Ethan (Stephanie) Michael and their children, Landon, Reese and Crew, of Brownsburg; and Titus (Rachel) Michael and their daughters Malia and Rylin, of Burlington.
Also surviving are eight nieces, Kay Hopkins, Lorrie Saar, Barbara Ashley, Amy Fisher, Sonya Jones, Cindy Kline, Sharon Stafford and Jeanne Young; along with several great-nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her brother, Robert E. Fisher, and nephew, Michael Fisher; as well as a very special friend since childhood, Myna R. Walters.
Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 16, at Wheeler Family Funeral Home, Baker Chapel, 204 S. Center St., Flora, IN 46929. The Rev. James Franklin will officiate. Burial will follow at Maple Lawn Cemetery.
Elizabeth's family invite friends to call from 1 p.m. until the time of her service Sunday at the funeral chapel.
For online condolences, visit www.wheelerfamilyfuneralhome.com.
Memorials to the Alzheimer's Association or the Carroll County Community Foundation.
Published on July 15, 2017
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