Rosemary J. Ege-Flenner, 83, North Manchester, passed at 1:15 p.m. Friday, Dec. 15, at Autumn Ridge Rehabilitation Centre of Wabash. She was born on Sept. 16, 1934, in Muncie, to Gerald B. and Betty Louise (Clanin) Boggess.
She was married at the Gilead United Methodist Church to Kenneth W. Ege on Sept. 21, 1952, and he preceded her in death on June 3, 1996. She then married Galen Richard Flenner on Dec. 20, 1997, at the North Manchester First Brethren Church; he preceded her in death on July 5, 2003.
She repaired timers and was the union representative for Eaton (Singer) Controls of North Manchester for over 25 years. She was a 1952 graduate of Gilead High School. She was a member of the Women of the Moose of Rochester, and the Perry-Do-Rites Home Ec Club. She enjoyed euchre, dancing and all kinds of music. She also in earlier years enjoyed roller skating and singing at weddings which included her own. She was a big Willie Nelson fan.
Survivors and place of residence: son, Leland and wife Pam Ege of Akron; daughters, Sheila and husband Kevin Fitzpatrick of North Manchester, Sharon and husband David Pararo of Lilburn, Ga, and Sandra Ege and Randy Ingle of Warsaw; five grandchildren, Zachary, Chad, Matthew, Kenneth and Lauren; three great grandchildren, Oliver, Mavis and Eliza; sister, JoAnn Mehring of O’Fallon, Ill,
She was preceded in death by her parents and husbands; sister, Janet Louise Mitchell
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 19, at Hartzler Funeral Home, 305 West Rochester Street Akron. She will be laid to rest at Gilead Cemetery, Gilead. Visitation hours will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 18, at Hartzler Funeral Home, Akron. Memorial contributions can be made to to COPD Foundation 3300 Ponce De Leon Blvd, Miami, FL 3313 or online at www.copdfoundation.org.