Obituary for Marilyn B. Kenipe


Marilyn B. Kenipe

Marilyn B. Kenipe, age 85, of Pierceton, Indiana went to be with her Lord and Savior on October 25, 2015 at 4:45 PM in Mason Healthcare and Rehabilitation, Warsaw. She was born July 21, 1930 in Carmel, IN to Harry Russell and Gladys (Rigle) Barnes.

She was united in marriage to Donald F. Kenipe on June 17, 1951 in Indianapolis, IN. She was a graduate of Frankton High School, Frankton, IN. She was a member of Morris Chapel United Methodist Church, Pierceton, IN and a former member of Mount Carmel United Methodist Church, Hartford City, IN. In addition, she was a member of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority. Her employment includes Valentine and Walmer Law office of Warsaw where she served as an Administrative Assistant for 10 years and furthermore she was employed by the Office of the Clerk of Kosciusko County from 1984 to 1992 as a Child Support Clerk.

Survivors include her husband Donald Frederick Kenipe of Pierceton; a son Bruce S. Kenipe of Dunkirk, IN; daughters Barbara E. (spouse Jeffrey) Genter, Mansfield, OH and Jane E. Cope of Fishers, IN. Other survivors include sisters Rose M. Busby of Frankton, IN; T. Gail Voss; Victoria (spouse Jim) Sharp; Cathy (spouse Waine) Ritenour all of Hartford City, IN; and Teri Sueyoshi of Ewa Beach, HI; brothers Steven (spouse Deborah) Barnes of Hartford City, IN; Michael (spouse Bonnie) Barnes of Warren, IN and one grandson Bryan D. Kenipe of Muncie, IN. Brothers Donald R. and James S. Barnes preceded her.

Visitation hours are scheduled from 5:00 to 8:00 PM Wednesday, October 28, 2015 at McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw. Funeral services are scheduled for 11:00 AM Thursday, October 29, 2015 at 11:00 AM in the Funeral Chapel with Pastor Holly White officiating. Interment will be in Hillcrest Cemetery, Pierceton.

Memorial contributions may be made to:
Morris Chapel United Methodist Church
P.O. Box 482
Pierceton, IN 46562-482



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