Goshen News, Goshen, IN


April 28, 2012

Alverna Maggart

Dec. 31, 1917-April 27, 2012

LIGONIER — Alverna Maggart, 94, of Ligonier, died Friday at 4:07 a.m. at North Ridge Nursing Home in Albion.

She was born Dec. 31, 1917 in Elkhart County. On April 14, 1936 she was married to Russell Deloss Maggart. He died in 1997.

She is survived by two sons, Jerry Maggart, of New Haven, and Jim (Hilda) Maggart of Hephzibah, Georgia; a daughter, Karen (Charlie) Tapp, of Ligonier.

Visitation will be 2 to 6 p.m. today at Yeager Funeral Home, Ligonier. Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Sparta Cemetery, Kimmell, Ind.  


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