Ida Kay Perry, 75, Wabash, died at 5:37 p.m., Friday, Aug. 30, 2019, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. She was born Feb. 5, 1944 in Wabash, to Donald L. and Bertha (Baker) Pearson.
She married Jack Dempsey Perry in Wabash on May 9, 1964; he died March 26, 2013. She was a self-employed babysitter and a former member of the Washington Street Wesleyan Church.
She is survived by seven grandchildren: Aaron Scott Perry of Wabash; Amber Lynn Fiers of Indianapolis; Andrew Fiers and Adam Fiers, both of Wabash; Alan Fiers of Indianapolis; Alexander Fiers of Texas, and Jose Velasquez of Indianapolis; four great-grandchildren: Jazmine Perry, Aaliyah Perry, Andrew Fiers Jr., and Robin Lynn Fiers; and her nephew, Rick Pearson of Wabash, whom she raised. She was also survived by several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews.
She was also preceded in death by her parents, son, Dempsey Ray Perry, daughter, Robin Lynn Perry Easterday Ortiz, brother, John Pearson, and two sisters, Barbara French and Donna Hall.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, with Aaron Scott Perry officiating. Burial will be in Murphy Cemetery, Wabash. Friends may call 9:30-10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.