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Services Thursday for Wanda A. Cargile, age 87

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Wanda A. Cargile, 87, formerly of Michigan City, Indiana, passed away Wednesday, October 12, 2016, at 4:00 p.m. in Aperion Care - Valparaiso.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Thursday, October 20, 2016, at Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel, 418 Washington St., Michigan City, IN, with Pastor Victoria Ubben officiating. Private entombment will take place in Swan Lake Memorial Gardens Serenity Mausoleum.

Visitation will be from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, and 11:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m. Thursday, at the Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel, Michigan City, IN.

She was born February 26, 1929 in Muncie, Indiana to the late Clarence and Arlene W. (Hickman) Bellar, Sr.

Surviving are a daughter, Diana (Richard) Dibkey of Chesterton, Indiana; Son, David (Ann Wiseley) Cargile of Novi, MI and Ann's children Sarah and Ethan; grandchildren, Brett (Maritza) Dibkey of St. Joseph, MI and Todd Dibkey of Chesterton, IN; and great-grandchildren, Emma, Naia and Jacob Dibkey.

She was also preceded in death by her brother, Clarence Bellar, Jr.

Wanda had worked for Cynthia Hedge, Michigan City Police Dept., Tri-State Electric, Washington Park concession stand and Lakeshore Cleaners. She graduated from Central High School and was a proud Bearcat. Wanda enjoyed golfing, crocheting, sewing, playing bridge, going to the casino and spending time with her family. She also made a mean ham salad. The family wishes to extend their gratitude for the care she received at Aperion Care - Valparaiso.

Contributions may be made to VNA Hospice Association, 501 Marquette St., Valparaiso, IN, 46383, or to the Alzheimer's Services of Northern Indiana, P.O. Box 4204, South Bend, IN, 46634.

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Posted 10/17/2016




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