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Martha Speicher


Martha E. Speicher, 81, LaGrange, died Thursday, July 26, 2012 at her daughter’s residence.

    She was born November 25, 1930, in Sturgis, Mich., to Lloyd and Mabel (Bedford) Shafer.

    She was a homemaker all of her life and attended Lake Missionary Church in Angola.

    She was married April 30, 1947, in Topeka, to Titus Speicher Jr. He survives. 

    Also surviving are two sons and daughters-in-law, Wesley and Shari Speicher, LaGrange, and Tim and Kim Speicher, LaGrange; three daughters and sons-in-law, Margaret and Joseph Westrom, Kokomo, Ind., Janie and Sanford Schrock, Millersburg, and Karen and Ray Springer, LaGrange; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and one brother, Arnold Shafer, Mesa, Ariz. 

    She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, Dale Shafer and Lloyd Shafer Jr., and two sisters, Vivian Machan and Marjorie Field. 

    Services were held Monday, July 30, at Carney-Frost Funeral Home in LaGrange with the Pastor Lance Witham and Pastor Mike Cain officiating. 

    Burial will be in Shore Cemetery, Shipshewana.

    Online condolences may be sent at www.carneyfrostfuneral 

    Carney-Frost Funeral Home in LaGrange was in charge of arrangements.