Goshen News, Goshen, IN

June 21, 2013

Doris M. Menges

June 14, 1929-June 20, 2013


LaGRANGE — Doris M. Menges, 84, died Thursday at Miller’s Merry Manor in LaGrange.

She was born on June 14, 1929 in DeKalb County, to Albert and Olive Beatrice (Wilson) Weicht.

Doris moved to LaGrange from Auburn in 1959. She retired as a bookkeeper from Lakeland High School, where she worked from 1959 to 1989. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of LaGrange. She was involved in the UMW of the church, volunteered at the LaGrange County Food and Clothes Basket until 2006 and also volunteered at the Red Bird Mission.

She married William J. Menges Aug. 17, 1947, in DeKalb County. He preceded her in death Dec. 13, 2003.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Ann and Richard Fremion of Wolcottville; a son and daughter-in-law, David and Rita Menges of Goshen; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a sister and brother-in-law, Phyllis and Richard Kummer of Waterloo; stepsister, Delores Johnson Feller; step brothers, Verl and Ellen Johnson of Fort Wayne and Leonard Johnson of Waterloo.

Her parents; stepmother, Goldie (Nodine Johnson) Weicht; a sister, Carolyn Trubey; and a brother, Richard Weicht, preceded Doris in death.

Visitation will be Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. at Frurip-May Funeral Home, 309 W. Michigan St., LaGrange.

Funeral services are set for 2 p.m. Monday at the First United Methodist Church, 209 W. Spring St., LaGrange. The Rev. Chris Danielson and the Rev. Denise Heller will officiate.

Burial will take place in Mount Zion Cemetery, Pleasant Lake.

Memorial gifts may be contributed to the First United Methodist Church or the LaGrange County Food and Clothes Basket.

Online condolences maybe submitted to the family at www.fruripmayfuneralhome.com.