Isabelle Irene “Isy” Eltzroth, 93, of Wabash, died at 2:38 p.m., Friday, June 7, 2019, at Bickford Cottage in Wabash. She was born Aug. 27, 1925, in Akron to Edward and Ethel (Shively) Miller.
She was a 1943 graduate of Akron High School and was a cheerleader for four years. She married Kenneth Eltzroth on Aug. 30, 1946. He died Jan. 18, 1988. She retired from Wabash Metal Products after 10 years and was a member of the Christ United Methodist Church in Wabash.
She was a former member of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority in Wabash and enjoyed flower gardening and working in her yard. She also enjoyed hooking rugs, quilting, and was a wonderful cook. Isy also kept her house in a very clean manor.
She is survived by three children: Joe (Diane) Eltzroth of Indianapolis, Debra Eltzroth of Phoenix, and Oliver Eltzroth of Munising, Mich.; son-in-law: David Richards of Somerset; sister: Helen Gearhart of Winamac; brother: Kenny Lee (Anita) Miller of Warsaw; seven grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by her parents, daughter, Bevery Richards, and sister, Betty Mae Clinker.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m., Thursday, June 13 at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash, with David Phillips officiating. Burial will be in Mississinewa Cemetery, Somerset. Friends may call noon to 2 p.m., Thursday, at the funeral home.