Kelly is a 1986 graduate of Manchester High School and holds an Indiana Life Insurance License and is a Certified Crematory Operator. Providing funeral service to the North Manchester area since 1992, Kelly is the daughter of Ira and Nancy Lewis of rural Silver Lake. She has two children, Abby and her husband Troy Martin and Mattie McKee. She is the proud grandmother of Malery. Kelly is a past board member of Junior Achievement, a member of North Manchester Chamber of Commerce Board, a member of Manchester Symphony Orchestra, serves on Board of Directors of Timbercrest Senior Living Community, a member of First Brethren Church, and attends Warsaw Community Church.
David W. Nordmann
Funeral Director, Pre-Arrangement Counselor and Monument Sales
David is a 1975 graduate of Manchester High School and a 1988 graduate of Mid-America College of Funeral Service in Jeffersonville, IN. A funeral director and embalmer, David has provided funeral service in North Manchester for 41 years. His parents are Wayne and Earlene Nordmann of rural Roann. He married Louise J. Blocher in 1982. They have two children, Christopher, and his wife Shayla and their son Mason of North Manchester and Amanda and her husband Brandon Fannin and their children Braylon, Emmalyn, Brycen and Addisyn of rural Rochester, IN. David is a member and Past President of the North Manchester Lions Club, and he and Louise are the owners of Nordmann's Nook, a fresh bakery and Amish made fine wood furniture store in North Manchester.
Owner & Funeral Director
Joe Egner is the son of Ed Egner and Kelli (Moore) and Daryl Shoemaker. He graduated from Manchester High School in 2005 and Manchester University in 2010 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Sport Management. He became a staff member of McKee Mortuary in 2014, and married Bri Walgamuth of Akron, Indiana in 2016. They welcomed the birth of their daughter, Vivian Kate in 2017. He is a lifelong North Manchester resident and a member of Saint Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church and Knights of Columbus. Joe graduated from Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science in June 2017, and is a licensed funeral director and certified crematory operator. Joe became owner of McKee Mortuary on August 15, 2019.
Mattie graduated from Manchester High School in 2018 where she pitched for the girls Varsity softball team. She is currently attending Manchester University. Mattie is the daughter of current owner, Kelly McKee, and retired owner, Mike McKee. She serves as receptionist and administrative assistant handling daily office operations as well as assisting with visitations and funeral services.
Larry G. Lengel
Larry is a 1969 graduate of Wabash High School. A veteran of two years in the United States Army and four years in the National Guard. The son of Leon Jr. and Betty Lengel, he has lived in North Manchester for 18 years. He married Debbie Parker in 2000 and has two daughters Heather Lengel (husband John Ziko) and Megan Petro (husband Mike), and a step-daughter Amy Tezekjian. He has four grandchildren, Wyatt Brown, Grant, Bailey and Madison Petro. He is a member of the United Methodist Church and is a retired volunteer firefighter after 34 years of service to his community primarily with Pleasant Township Fire Department.
Michael Callahan graduated
from Manchester High School in 1971. He and his wife, Pam, have lived in Chester Township since
2005. Most of his life, Michael has made his living in the metals recycling
industry, working as a self-employed broker the past 25 years. He also
substitutes as a bus driver for Manchester Community Schools. Pam, a native of
Huntington, has worked at Peabody Retirement Community since 2007, currently in
Human Resources. Married in 1991, their blended family consists of five children
and eight grandchildren. They are active members of Congregational Christian Church,
where Michael also serves a deacon. Michael helps care for the families at McKee Mortuary during visitations and funeral services.
John Ross Fawley
Ross is a 2001 graduate of Manchester High School, and an Alumni of Indiana University, graduating in 2006 with a Bachelor of Science in Fine Art. He is a practicing artist and professional designer, who lives within his hometown of North Manchester, Indiana. He is the son of Pam Fawley, and the late Jon Fawley. Ross is the father to his son, Ezra. He is a member of the North Manchester Missionary Church, and joined the staff of McKee Mortuary in 2018, assisting with visitations and funeral services.
Caleb Bandow is a 2017 graduate of Tippecanoe Valley High School. Following graduation he became employed at Zimmer Biomet in Warsaw, IN. Caleb works part time serving the families at McKee Mortuary.
Born in Fort Wayne, Indiana Cody has spent his life in North
Manchester. He is the son of Scott and Kim (Southern) Egner. Cody is the
grandson of the late Donald Egner, Carolyn Wolf (Kent) Harting, and the late
After graduation from Manchester High School in 2015, Cody
enlisted as a reservist in the United States Air Force. He is currently employed
as a water operator with American Water Company, Wabash, IN. He recently was accepted as
a reserve police officer for the town of North Manchester.Cody is also a member of Saint Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church, North Manchester and the Knights of Columbus. Cody assists families at McKee Mortuary during visitations and funeral services.