THE GOSHEN NEWS
Lucinda A. “Cindy” Whetstone, 56, died at 6:20 p.m. Friday at her residence after courageously fighting cancer for her family for two and a half years before finding eternal peace with her Lord and savior.
She was born June 12, 1957 in Rochester to Jack D. and Betty L. (Waltz) Fawley.
On Oct. 16, 1976 she married Michael L. Whetstone at the Mentone United Methodist Church. He survives.
She had worked for Zimmer as a bookkeeper in the late 1970s and then became a stay-at-home mom. She has also been an aide and a cook at the Mentone School. In addition to those things she was a loving farmer’s wife, mother, mamaw and sister.
She graduated in 1975 as the first valedictorian of Tippecanoe Valley High School. She was a member of the Mentone United Methodist Church. Her family was the love of her life. She enjoyed flowers, bicycling and mowing.
Survivng are; her husband; a daughter, Carrie (Jeremy) Bowers, Mentone; a son Scott (Laurel) Whetstone, Mentone; five grandchildren, Abby and Aaden Bowers and Isaac, Tucker and Wyatt Whetstone; a sister Carol (Wayne) Hintz, Francesville; a brother, J. Steven (Carla) Fawley, Syracuse; mother-in-law Fay Whetstone, Mentone; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and father-in-law Carl Whetstone.
Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at King Memorial Home, Mentone.
Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home with the Rev. Amber Karkosky-Litten presiding.
Burial will be at Mentone Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society for research or the Mentone United Methodist Church for the benefit of the Jack & Jill Preschool or the Kosciusko Home Care and Hospice.
Send online condolences to www.hartzlerfuneralservices.com.