Etta M. Ulrey, 107, North Manchester, Indiana passed away May 1, 2021 at Timbercrest Healthcare Center in North Manchester, Indiana. Born on June 17, 1913 in Minot, North Dakota, Etta was the daughter of the late Simon and Lucy (Wagoner) Blocher.
In the late 1930s Etta moved to North Manchester and began working for Cyclone Manufacturing in Urbana, Indiana. She retired in 1974 after thirty-one years of service. On October 3, 1941 Etta was baptized into the North Manchester Old German Baptist Brethren Church where she remained faithful in the Lord. On June 17, 1960 Etta married Jacob B. Ulrey. The two were wed for twenty-two years before Jacob passed away on October 23, 1982.
The loving memory of Etta M. Ulrey will be forever cherished by her sister, Lydia Kinzie, Delphi, Indiana; two step-grandchildren, Steven Ulrey and Jo Beth (Steve) Swisher, both of North Manchester; two step great-grandchildren, Lisa Warmuth, Bippus, Indiana and Matthew Schilling, Fort Wayne, Indiana; and many nephews, nieces, great-nephews and great-nieces. Etta was preceded in death by her parents; husband; stepson, Paul Ulrey; brothers, Delbert, Chester, Isaac, Ora, and Walter Blocher; and sisters, Anna Fingerle, Dorothy Bower, and Bernice Garber.
Family and friends may call Tuesday, May 4, 2021 from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the North Manchester Old German Baptist Brethren Church, 12546 North State Road 13, North Manchester, Indiana. Funeral services will begin Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. at the North Manchester Old German Baptist Brethren Church with the Home Brethren officiating. Burial will be at the North Manchester Old German Baptist Brethren Cemetery.
The family of Etta M. Ulrey has entrusted McKee Mortuary with final arrangements.
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