Frances M. Ervin, 93, Warsaw, passed at 6:59 p.m. Tuesday, July 2, 2019, at Miller’s Merry Manor of Warsaw.
She was born on May 2, 1926 in Akron, to Gordon and Edith (Vandermark) Young.
She married in February 1946 in South Bend, to Orvil J. Ervin. He preceded her in April of 1953.
Frances was a homemaker as well as working for Monsanto Company in Ligonier, retiring after 22 years.
She attended Harrison Center Church as well as Cook’s Chapel. In years past she had been a member of the American Legion of Ligonier. She sang for many years in the Melloaire Singing Group, traveling and singing at many nursing homes. She enjoyed crocheting and making many scrubbies.
Survivors include a daughter, Ruthie and husband Terry Rookstool, Warsaw; sons,Tom and wife Barb Ervin, Ligonier; and
Donald and wife Regina Ervin, Warsaw; 11 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Orvil Ervin; a son, Larry Ervin, two brothers, Everett and Charles Young; four sisters, Opal Epler, Doris Ann Young, Mary A. Pike and Margaret Yeater; and grandchildren, Steven Phillip Rookstool, Teresa Martin and Morningstar Osborn.
Service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, July 8, 2019, at King Memorial Home 101 North Tucker St., Mentone. Pastor Aaron Talbert will officiate. Burial will be at Oakwood Cemetery, Warsaw. Visitation hours are from 2 to 5 p.m., Sunday, July 7, 2019, at King Memorial Home, Mentone.
Donations can be made in her memory to the donor’s choice charity. Hartzler Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.