Eloise E. Brubaker, 97, North Manchester, passed away at 5:30 a.m. on September 17, 2019 at Timbercrest Healthcare Center, North Manchester. One of five children, Eloise was born on October 28, 1921 in Wabash County, Indiana to Walter and Mary (Forney) Coning.
In 1939 Eloise graduated from Chester High School. Nine years later, she married Charlie Brubaker on January 22, 1948. They were wed for sixty-one years before the passing of Charlie on March 11, 2009. During their time together, Eloise was a homemaker and worked for Cyclone Manufacturing in Urbana, Indiana for four years. She was a member of the Old German Baptist Brethren Church, North Manchester. Eloise enjoyed sewing, quilting, and making clothing for her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. In May of 2015, she moved into Timbercrest and truly enjoyed her time there.
The loving memory of Eloise E. Brubaker will be forever cherished by her son, Alan “Pete” (Monica) Brubaker, North Manchester; two daughters, Nancy (Tony) Hantleman, New Paris, Indiana and Loretta (Larry) Blocher, North Manchester; one sister, Agatha Metzger, North Manchester; nine grandchildren, twenty-six great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, two brothers, one sister, and one great-grandchild.
Family and friends may call Thursday, September 19, 2019 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Old German Baptist Brethren Church, State Road 13 North, North Manchester, Indiana. Funeral services will begin on Friday, September 20, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at the Old German Baptist Brethren Church. Burial will be at the Old German Baptist Brethren Cemetery, State Road 13 North, North Manchester, Indiana.
Arrangements are entrusted to McKee Mortuary.
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