Mina Ethel McPheeters, 85, Nappanee, died at 12:10 a.m. Wednesday, July 22, 2015, at her residence.
She was born June 28, 1930, in Terre Haute to Burton Eli and Mary (Kline) Krackenberger. She married Paul E. McPheeters Feb. 25, 1951 in Terre Haute. He preceded in death Aug. 1, 1990. Mrs. McPheeters had worked as a switchboard operator at Fairmont Homes. She had also worked at Ristance Assemblies in Bremen. Mina enjoyed camping with her family. She enjoyed animals. In High School Mina was a member of the National Honor Society. She enjoyed family activities and good chats with her neighbors.
Surviving are her children: Nancy (T.J.) Jones, Onieda, Ky.; David (Ana) McPheeters; Paul “Burt” (Darcy) McPheeters; Mary Jane McPheeters, all of Nappanee; eight grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and a sister: Eva Mae Noe, Nappanee. She was preceded in death by a son: Wayne McPheeters; two grandsons; sister: Mildred Hickenbotham; and brothers: Clyde and Charles Krackenberger.
Mrs. Mcheeters will be cremated. Inurment will be in South Union Cemetery at a later date. Memorial contributions may be given to The Center for Hospice.
Arrangements are with Thompson-Lengacher and Yoder Funeral Home, Nappanee.