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Mildred P. Gray, 89, of Leesburg, IN passed away at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, March 9, 2018 at her home. She was born on October 9, 1928 in Fort Wayne, IN to Paul P. & Pauline E. (Ritter) Lamprecht.
She was a lifetime Kosciusko County area resident, graduated in 1946 from Mentone High School, and attended Fort Wayne Business College. On June 10, 1949 in Bremen, IN she married Melvin L. “Ledru” Gray who preceded her on September 19, 2015. She retired from Wawasee Community School Corporation as Cafeteria Manager at North Webster School after 22 years of service. After retirement she worked part time for the North Webster Daycare 10 years, Smith Walbridge Camp in Syracuse, and volunteered at the North Webster Food Pantry. She was a former Girl Scout Leader in North Webster for 15 years.
She was a member of the North Webster United Methodist Church, was a Sunday School Teacher for 30 years, and the former member of the Backwater Friends.
She is survived by:
2 Daughters – Carolyn (Glenn) Meeks of Pigeon Forge, TN & Melody (Dan) Ewald of Leesburg
1 Son – Lynn Gray of Leesburg
2 Grandchildren - Eric & Casandra Ewald
Brother – Paul Lamprecht of Andrews, IN
Sister in law – Marjorie Moneyheffer
Brother in law – Harold Baker
She was preceded in death by her parents, 2 sisters – Jeanette Thomas & Josephine Baker, amd infant brother - Robert Wayne Lamprecht.
Visitation will be from 2:00 – 4:00 & 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at Owen Family Funeral Home, St. Rd. 13 & C.R. 500N, North Webster. Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 in the funeral home with Pastor Byron Kaiser & Robert Dailey officiating. Burial will follow in Mock Addition of the North Webster Cemetery.
Memorial bequest may be given to American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 13067, Alexandria, VA 22312, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, or Paralyzed Veterans of America, 7 Milbrook Rd., Wilton, NH 03086. Envelopes are available at the funeral home.