|10/15/2013 8:00:00 AM|
Lucinda A. Whetstone
June 12, 1957 - Oct. 11, 2013
|Lucinda A. Whetstone|
Lucinda A. "Cindy" Whetstone, 56, Mentone, passed away Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, at her residence, after courageously fighting cancer for her family for two and a half years before finding eternal peace with her Lord and Savior.
She was born on June 12, 1957, in Rochester, to Jack D. and Betty L. (Waltz) Fawley.
On Oct. 16, 1976, Cindy married Michael L. Whetstone in the Mentone United Methodist Church. He survives.
She had worked for Zimmer as a bookkeeper in the late 70s and then became a stay at home mom. She has also been an aid and a cook at the Mentone School. In addition to those things, she was a loving farmers wife, mother, mamaw and sister.
She graduated in 1975 as the first valedictorian of Tippecanoe Valley High School. She was a member of the Mentone United Methodist Church. Her family was the love of her life. She enjoyed flowers, bicycling and mowing.
Survivors include her husband, Michael L. Whetstone, Mentone; daughter, Carrie and husband Jeremy Bowers, Mentone; son, Scott and wife Laurel Whetstone, Mentone; five grandchildren, Abby and Aaden Bowers and Isaac, Tucker and Wyatt Whetstone; sister, Carol and husband Wayne Hintz, Francesville; brother, J. Steven and wife Carla Fawley, Syracuse; mother-in-law, Faye Whetstone, Mentone; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Jack and Betty Fawley; and father-in-law, Carl Whetstone.
Funeral service is at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, at King Memorial Home, Mentone, with Rev. Amber Karkosky-Litten officiating.
Visitation is 2-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Burial will be in Mentone Cemetery, Mentone.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society for Research, the Mentone United Methodist Church for the benefit of the Jack & Jill Preschool or the Kosciusko Home Care and Hospice.
Share a memory or send an online condolence at www.hartzlerfuneralservices.com.
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