Gwendolyn C. “Gwen” Huffman, 80, of Claypool, IN passed away at 8:04 p.m. on Saturday, August 17, 2019 at Lutheran Hospital of Indiana in Fort Wayne, IN. She was born on August 8, 1939 in Wabash, IN to Paul Wayne & Beulah Christine (Sigler) Hendrix.
She graduated in 1957 from Wabash High School and 1986 from Manchester College with Associate of Science Degree in gerontology. She grew up in Wabash and moved to Kosciusko County 46 years ago. She retired in 2000 as the Director of Philanthropy at Kosciusko Community Hospital after 10 years and formerly worked as a Paralegal for an attorney in Wabash for 21 years.
She was a member of the North Manchester Congregational Christian Church, Beta Sigma Phi Sorority, formerly attended the Wabash Christian Church, and was certified by the Red Cross having taught over 2000 children to swim.
She is survived by:
Daughter – Paula Christine “Chris” Huffman of North Manchester
Son – Daniel Jay (Celia) Cook – Huffman of Huntingdon, PA
4 Grand – Miranda, Hannah, Jesse, and Grace
3 Gt. Grandchildren
Brother – Paul Thomas (Becky) Hendrix of North Manchester
She was preceded in death by her parents and daughter – Maria Green.
Celebration of Life Service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at the Congregational Church, 310 N Walnut St., North Manchester, IN. Cremation Services of Kosciusko County, 4356 N. St. Rd 15, Warsaw, IN is in charge of arrangements.
Preferred memorials may be given to the donor’s choice.