Mary E. Clendenen
Residence: Monticello, Indiana
Died: Sunday, October 28, 2018
Location: 9:15 a.m., at the Indiana University Health, White Memorial Hospital of Monticello, Indiana, with her family by her side.
 
 
Age: 86
Date of Birth: Tuesday, February 23, 1932
Birth place: At the farmhouse in Grandview (Edgar County), Illinois
 
 
Father: Melvin Richey, Sr.  
Mother: Jennie ( Augustus ) Richey  
Marital Status: Widowed
Resided in: Mary had lived in the Monticello, Indiana, since 1968.
Funeral Date: Sunday, November 04, 2018
Funeral Location: 5:00 p.m., Sunday, November 4, 2018, Celebration of Life Service will be here at the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home of Monticello, Indiana.
Clergy: Don Bowers
Burial will take place: Private for the Family.
Visitation will be: 2:00 to 5:00 p.m., Sunday, November 4, 2018, at the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home of Monticello, Indiana.
Biographical Information: Mary grew up in Paris, Illinois. Then moved to Covington, Indiana. When she was five she had three lambs, named Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, she fed with a bottle. Her dad called her "Pete" when they were working in the fields. She graduated from Perrysville High School of Perrysville, Indiana, in 1950. She was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Monticello, Indiana. She was baptized on February 28, 1959, in Danville, Illinois with her late husband, Bob. Her and her husband owned and operated the former R. & M. Health Food Center of Monticello, Indiana, from 1977 to 1982. After her husband retired they moved to Beattyville, Kentucky, to assist the congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses there in the full - time ministry for five years. Then in 1992 returned to Monticello, Indiana, to be with their family. Mary loved working with her hands and making all sorts of crafts, crocheting, and working jigsaw puzzles. She enjoyed the Indiana Pacers, being with family, and friends. Mary carried on her mothers noodle making and made the BEST noodles.
Special Services:
Memorial Information: Memorials may be given to the Family. Envelopes will be available here at the funeral home.
Marriage Information: On July 27, 1951, in Rossville, Illinois, she married Robert L. "Bob" Clendenen; he passed away on Monday, January 24, 2011.
Survivors include:
Daughters,
Kathryn M. Sutton of Monticello, Indiana, and
Tina R. (husband Alan) Oehling of Mulberry, Indiana;

Son,
Rodger D. (wife Kathy) Clendenen of Monticello, Indiana;

Twenty - Six (26) Grandchildren;

Thirty (30) Great Grandchildren;

One (1) Great Great Granddaughter;

Daughter-in-law,
Amy Clendenen of Kentland, Indiana;

Son-in-law,
JB Hall of Logansport, Indiana;

Several Nieces, Nephews, Great Nieces, Great Nephews, Great Great Nieces, Great Great Nephews, Cousins, and Friends.
Preceded in Death:
Parents,
Melvin and Jennie (Augustus) Richey, Sr.;

Husband,
Robert L. "Bob" Clendenen;

Daughter,
Brenda S. Hall;

Sons,
Rendall Clendenen, and
Bradley Clendenen;

Grandson,
Jason Alan Clendenen;

Son-in-law,
Robert Sutton;

Three Sisters:

Six Brothers.
Arrangements by:
Miller - Roscka Funeral Home, 6368 E. US 24, Monticello, Indiana, 47960 ( 574 ) 583 - 8488.