Wednesday, February 6th, 2013
Inez E. Shirk, 73, Coldwater, died Feb. 4, 2013, at Briarwood Village, Coldwater.
She was born Oct. 8, 1939, in Portland, Ind., to Elisha R. and Irene Mae Shirk Loy.
She is survived by three children, Kevin (DeAnna) Geiger of Celina, John D. (Lena) Whetsel of Peru, Ind., and Debbie (Larry) Goodyear of Huntington, Ind.; 17 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and her first husband, Robert Geiger of Dunkirk, Ind.
She was preceded in death by her second husband, Hershel Jay Whetsel; a son, Kenneth Eugene Geiger; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
She was a member of the First Pentecostal Church in Peru, Ind., V.F.W. Post #5713 Ladies Auxiliary of Celina, and AA for 44 years. She received her GED in 1981, was an avid bingo player, loved gospel music, turtle dancing and spending time with her family. She donated her body to medical science.
A memorial service will be held at a later date at Ever-Rest Memorial Park in Cass County, Ind.
Memorials may be given to the Celina V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary.