Janice A. Spahr

Janice A. Spahr, 93, of Markle, IN, died Sunday, May 17, 2020, at Markle Health & Rehabilitation Center.

Mrs. Spahr was a 1944 graduate of Markle High School. She received an associate’s degree in business from International Business College. He had worked at Locke Steel in Huntington. She was an executive assistant at Burkhart Advertising in Fort Wayne and most recently as a receptionist at Markle Medical Center, retiring in the 1990s. She was a lifetime member of Markle United Methodist Church, where she was a member of the Methodist Church Women’s Circle. She was a member of Eastern Star and Psi Iota Xi sorority.

She was born Aug.  8, 1926, in Markle to Irvin I. and Roxie B. Randol Wolfcale. He married Perl E. Spahr on Feb. 22, 1947, in Markle, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 6, 1996.

Survivors include two daughters, Gale (Don) Heller, of Markle, and Lynn (Gary) Steele, of Georgetown, KY; seven grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Hal Spahr, in 2004.

There will be a public memorial service at a later date at the Myers Funeral Home Markle Chapel. Interment will take place at the Markle Cemetery.

Memorials are to Markle United Methodist Church or Markle Park Foundation, in care of Myers Funeral Home, PO Box 403, Markle, IN 46770.

The online guest registry may be signed at www.myersfuneralhomes.com.