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Mary M. (French) Sheeks, 89, Indianapolis

Mary M. (French) Sheeks, 89, Indianapolis, passed away quietly Monday morning, Sept, 9, 2013 at Rosegate Village Health Care Center.

Mary was born Jan. 26, 1924, in Darlington, Wisc., to the late Everett and Anna (Pitts) French. She was a 1941 graduate of Darlington High School in Darlington, Wisc. and went on to marry, Ralph H. Sheeks  March 24, 1946 in Louisville, Ky.  He preceded her in death May 20, 2004, after 58 loving years.

Mary was employed as a hearing aid technician with Beltone Hearing Aid Center in Indianapolis for 27 years, retiring in 1962. She was a member of AARP, OASIS and Greenwood Christian Church. 

Mary is survived by a sister, Ruth Niggemann of Murrieta, Calif.; caregiver, Lyle Pettigrew of Greenwood; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Barbara Brown and Marita Petersen; and a brother, Robert French.

The Rev. Shan Rutherford will conduct a graveside service at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, at Knott Cemetery in Bedford. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center in Morgantown.

Memorial contributions can be sent in honor of Mary to Southport Presbyterian Church, 1427 Southview Drive, Indianapolis, IN  46227.

 Expressions of caring and kindness can be sent to the Sheeks family at www.meredith-clark.com.

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    Watermelon fundraiser on Village Green
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  • August 30
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  • August 30
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    Future of rural places subject of talk
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    Read to dogs at the library
    2 to 3:30 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • September 8
    Peaceful Valley Heritage meeting
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  • September 8
    Retired teachers
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  • September 9
    Nashville Town Council
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  • September 12
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
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  • September 18
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    'A Miracle for You' services with evangelist Jerry Holland
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  • September 19
    BucCornEar Festival fundraiser returns
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  • September 19
    'A Miracle for You' services with evangelist Jerry Holland
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    'A Miracle for You' services with evangelist Jerry Holland
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  • September 28
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