Goshen News, Goshen, IN

Obituaries

April 22, 2014

Janet M. Gray

Janet M. Gray

Sept. 9, 1943-April 21, 2014

ELKHART — Janet M. Gray 70, died unexpectedly Monday afternoon at Elkhart General Hospital.

She was born Sept. 9, 1943 in Elkhart, to Robert C. and Claudia Marie (Sheets) Middaugh.

On Aug. 6, 1978, she married Herman Gray in Elkhart. He died Oct. 25, 2004.

She is survived by two nieces, Amy Arnett, Elkhart, and Shannon Middaugh, Warsaw; and great-nephew Daniel Arnett.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a brother, Robert F. Middaugh; and a great niece, Amanda Sue Arnett.

A lifelong area resident, Mrs. Gray began her career as a baker at Strauss Bakery and eventually moved to Martin’s Bakery, where she retired. She was member of Maple City Kiwanis and First Presbyterian Church, Goshen.

A memorial service is set for 5 p.m. Tuesday at First Presbyterian Church, 215 E Lincoln Ave., Goshen.

Cremation will take place at Yoder-Culp Crematory.

Memorial contributions may be made to First Presbyterian Church to help the family defray expenses.

Online condolences may be offered at www.yoderculpfuneralhome.com.

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