Maria E. Starnes

Maria Elena Starnes, 66, of Wabash, IN, and having family in Huntington, IN, died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, at 6:29 a.m.  at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne, IN.

Mrs. Starnes retired from General Tire/Diversitech in Wabash. She was a member of the Baptist Church.

She was born Jan. 15, 1952, in Pharr, TX, to Miguel R. Sr. and Romana Cortez Torres. She married Gregory Starnes in 2006, and he preceded her in death on April 26, 2015.

She is survived by a son, Jonathan (Renee Wagner) Perdue, of Huntington; two brothers, Tom (Veva) Torres, of Wabash, and Miguel (Melinda) Torres Jr. of Middlebury; two sisters, Graciela "Grace" (Larry) Porter, of Wabash, and Hilda (Robert) Casey II, of Marion; and a grandson, Trevor Perdue, of Wabash.

There will be no service.

Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, Wabash, was in charge of arrangements.

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