Goshen News, Goshen, IN

April 4, 2013

Rachel May Honey

June 23, 1935-April 2, 2013


— GOSHEN — Rachel May Honey, 77 passed away Tuesday at IU Health Goshen Hospital.

She was born June 23, 1935 in White Pigeon, Mich., to Howard E. Middaugh Sr. and Laura Elizabeth (Blake) Middaugh.

She married Carl Junior Honey June 22, 1952 in White Pigeon. He died Dec. 11, 1980.

Survivors include three daughters, Virginia (Larry) Carter and Carol (Duane) Yoder, both of Goshen, and Betsy Ottman, Elkhart; two sons, Ellis (Georgania) Ihnen, Rochester, and DeWayne Honey, Cassopolis, Mich.; two stepchildren, Dyanna Wissman, Goshen, and Donald Ray (Juanita) Honey, Agnes, Ark.;17 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren; seven great-great grandchildren; and a brother, Howard (Edna) Middaugh Jr., White Pigeon.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, 11 siblings and a son, Jeff Honey.

A Goshen resident since 1949, Mrs. Honey retired from Frederick Tools.

She was a charter member and elder of the Faith Christian Center where she taught Sunday school and was part of the prayer group.

Friends may call from noon to 3 p.m. Monday at Faith Christian Center, 1801 W. Clinton St., Goshen, where a funeral service will be conducted at 4 p.m.

Her body will be cremated and burial will take place at a later date at Elkhart Prairie Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Feed the Hungry.

Yoder-Culp Funeral Home, Goshen, is assisting the family with arrangements.

Condolences may be shared at yoderculpfuneralhome.com.