Goshen News, Goshen, IN


February 24, 2013

Irma L. Poyser

WOLCOTTVILLE — Irma L. Poyser, 95, died Saturday at Miller’s Merry Manor, LaGrange.

She was born Oct. 27, 1917, in Clinton Township, Elkhart County, to John and Elva (Rink) Prough.

Irma was a homemaker and helped her husband on the family farm.

She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of LaGrange, Johnson Township Home Economics Club, Rebecca Circle and she loved to ice fish.

On Dec. 25, 1938, she married Murray C. Poyser in LaGrange County.

Surviving are a daughter, Charlotte Dixon, LaGrange; a son, Charles (Diana) Poyser, Wolcottville; three grandchildren, Jeff Poyser, Wolcottville, Kathy Wonderly, LaGrange, and Charles Dixon, Fort Wayne; six great-grandchildren; and a brother, Karl Prough, Wolcottville.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and three brothers, Allen, Leonard and Lloyd Prough.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Frurip-May Funeral Home, LaGrange. The Rev. Chris Danielson will officiate. Burial will take place in Greenwood Cemetery, LaGrange.

Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be contributed to the First United Methodist Preschool.

Online condolences may be submitted to the family at www.fruripmayfuneralhome.com.


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