Mary Jane (Wittner) Lendy
Mary Jane Lendy, 70, of 28 Morningside Drive, died Monday afternoon at the Crestwood Care Center after a short illness. Born Feb. 7, 1916 in South Bend, IN, she was the daughter of George A. and Alice B. (Custer) Wittner.
She was a retired employee of the Shelby Mutual Insurance Co. and was a member of the Rizpah Chapter No. 153 Order of the Eastern Star and the Business and Professional Womens Club.
She also was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Shelby and was the first president of the Shelby Chapter of Insurance Women.
She is survived by one sister, Mrs. Lawrence A. (Catherine) Whiteman of Swainsboro, GA;
and one brother, George Wittner, Jr. of South Bend.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter R. Lendy, in 1968.
Funeral service will be held 10:30 a.m. Friday at Turner Funeral Home with Rev. Steven Schag, pastor of Calvary Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Highland Cemetery in South Bend.
Friends may call 7-9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Eastern Star services will be held 8:45 p.m. Thursday. Memorial contributions may be made to the Calvary Baptist Church or the Shriner’s Hospital and can be left at the funeral home.