Mary Ann Secrest, 60, Claypool, passed away at 1:40 p.m., Wednesday, June 12, 2019, in her residence. She was born on Nov. 7, 1958 to Carl and Edythe Mary (Didier) Sands in Fort Wayne. She was united in marriage on May 22, 1982, to Michael Secrest in Fort Wayne.
She was a resident of Claypool since 1990. She was a graduate of WCHS class of 1977. She attended Ivy Tech with an A.A. degree as a Medical Assistant. She formerly owned and operated Wedding Traditions and was the co-owner of Advanced Roofing Products. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Warsaw.
Mary Ann Secrest is survived by her husband: Michael Secrest, of Claypool; daughter: Anne Secrest of Claypool; sons: John Paul (Katie) Secrest of North Manchester; Thomas Secrest of Indianapolis; mother: Edythe M. Sands of Silver Lake; ten siblings: Carl R. (Lisa) Sands of Bremen, Michael (Sharon) Sands of South Whitley, John (Marsha) Sands of Silver Lake, David (Christine) Sands of Syracuse, Cheryl (John) Petrie of Arcola, Steven Sands of Silver Lake, Thomas (Melody) Sands of Indianapolis, Robert (Tammy) Sands of Valparaiso, Joseph (Penny) Sands of Silver Lake, and Daniel Sands of Indianapolis. She was preceded in death by her father, Carl Raymond on Oct. 2, 2013.
Visitation hours are scheduled from 2-8 p.m., Thursday, June 20, in McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw, with a Rosary Service at 7:30 p.m. at the Funeral Chapel.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, June 21, in Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Father Jonathan Norton officiating. Interment will be in Lakeview Cemetery, Silver Lake.
Memorial contributions may be made to: Our Father’s House or Sacred Heart Catholic Church