Stella M. Zech

Stella Marie Zech, 87, of rural Marion, IN, and having family in LaFontaine, IN, and Lagro, IN, died Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at 11:45 p.m. at her home.

Mrs. Zech was a member of the St. Bernard Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary, both in Wabash, and the American Legion Auxiliary, in Van Buren. She was a volunteer for Helping Hands and the Life Center, both in Wabash, and St. Paul’s Catholic School, in Marion.

She was born Jan. 30, 1932, in Detroit, MI, to Gerald and Stella Wysocki O’Halloran. She married Roman J. Zech on Aug. 23, 1952, in Detroit, MI and he preceded her in death on Dec. 19, 2017.

She is survived by two sons, Dennis (Carol) Zech, of Fort Wayne, and John (Adriane Singleton) Zech, of Marion; four daughters, Lori (Randy) Miller, of Marion, Bernadette Kincaid, of Conyers, GA, Kathleen (Ted) Kramer, of Shelbyville, and Theresa Carroll, of LaFontaine; two brothers, Gerald O’Halloran, of Littleton, CO, and Patrick (Nicky) O’Halloran, of Livonia, MI; 12 grandchildren, Chad Zech, of McCordsville; Holly (Jeff) Kiel, of Fishers; Jason (Ann) Miller and Delaney (Josh Alexander) Zech, both of Marion; Amy (Aron) Weller, of Laporte; Angela (Jake) Morrow, of Monterey, CA; Daniel Kincaid, of Whitsett, NC; David Kincaid, of Athens, GA; Jenna (Zach) Kramer-Meyer, of Shelbyville; Tyler (Alayna) Kramer, of Manilla; Stephanie (Eric) Rogers, of Lagro; and Steven (Michelle Pautz) Zech, of Springboro, OH; and 22 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Keith Kincaid.

Calling is Friday, March 22, 2019, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash. A rosary service will be held Friday at 7 p.m. A funeral service will be held Saturday, March 23, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Bernard Catholic Church, 188 W. Sinclair St., Wabash, with Rev. Levi Nkwocha officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash.

Memorials are to St. Bernard Catholic School, 191 N. Cass St., Wabash.

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