Wednesday, November 9th, 2011
Judith A. Ehlerding, 70, Decatur, Ind., died Nov. 8, 2011, at her residence.
She was born in Celina on Oct. 31, 1941, to Paul E. and Dorothy A. Harlett Froning. On Dec. 2, 1971, she married Frederick K. Ehler-ding, who survives.
Also surviving are children, Lisa (Chris) Westergren, Decatur, Mike (Steph) McIntyre, Ossian, Ind., Nancy McIntyre, Decatur, Duane (Dianna) Ehlerding, Decatur, Jayne (Ike) Longsworth, Rockford, Gerald Ehlerding, Decatur; 11 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.
She was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church and its Rosary Society. She was a secretary. She also had one of the first rural delivery routes for the Decatur Daily Democrat.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church, the Rev. David Voors officiating. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery at a later date.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Friday at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home, Decatur, and one hour prior to service at the church. Reciting of the rosary is 3:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Family Life Care or to the American Heart Association.
Condolences may be left at haggardandsefton.com.