Mary Alice Groves Wareing

October 23, 1912November 27, 2012

MARY ALICE WAREING, 100, of Kendallville, died on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012. Born Oct. 23, 1912, in Fort Wayne, she was a daughter of Guy Garlin and Rose Retha (Hart) Groves. She retired as a division manager at Sears, Roebuck & Co. after 25 years. She was a past member of the American Legion Auxiliary, Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary and St John Lutheran Church, Kendallville. She volunteered over 2500 hours at the V.A. Hospital, Fort Wayne. She enjoyed Family, traveling, golf, oil painting, and all crafts. She is survived by one son, John E. (Linda) Coleman of Fort wayne; two daughters, Mary Lou Cook and Nancy Lee Buckmaster, both of Kendallville; six grandchildren, John Cook, Jeffery Colman, Timothy Suter, and Kay Lynn Reed, Laura Miller and Charles T. Coleman; five great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She was prededed in death by husbands, John Coleman, Malcolm Rapp and Herbert Wareing; one great-grandson; one sister, Virginia Atkinson; and four brothers, Harold, Gerald, Lawrence, and Robert Groves. Service is 10 a.m. Saturday at C.M. Sloan & Sons Funeral Home, 1327 N. Wells St., with visitation one hour prior. Visitation also from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial in Prairie Grove Cemetery. Preferred memorials to Hospice of Noble County or St. John Lutheran Church.


  • Visitation Friday, November 30, 2012
  • Funeral Service Saturday, December 1, 2012

Mary Alice Groves Wareing

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November 30, 2012

Mary Lou, please accept our condolenances, we so enjoyed our visits with your mother Mary when she was able to join us for MG events. Mary Alice was a special person. May God grant you His comfort and peace.
Paul and Sherri DeLong (Avilla, IN)

Dustin Fry

November 30, 2012

Mary Lou, you and your family are in my prayers during this time.

Jeanne Keiser

November 29, 2012

My deepest sympathy, Mary Lou. She will be missed by all of us.