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Ellen Laura Merritt Bashore
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Birth: Jan. 6, 1924
Pine County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Feb. 13, 2003
Fort Wayne
Allen County
Indiana, USA

Ellen Laura Bashore, 79, of 607 N. Market Street, North Manchester, IN, died February 13, 2003 at Lutheran Hospital of Fort Wayne, IN. She was born January 6, 1924, at Hinkley, MN to Neal R. and Ruth L. (Gysbers) Merritt. She married Ray E. Bashore on Feb. 12, 1949, and he survives.
She was retired from Peabody Retirement Community in 1986 after 15 years. Prior to Peabody Retirement Community, she worked at Bryan Manufacturing and Heckman Bindery, both in North Manchester.
In addition to her husband she is survived by two sons - James L. (Vicki) Bashore of North Manchester and Neal K. (Mary) Bashore of Long Lake, MN; a daughter, Beverly A. Bashore, North Manchester; five grandchildren - Nick Bashore of Long Lake, MN, Kelly Brooks of Warsaw, and Kim Skeens, Adam Bashore and Tammy Egolf, all of North Manchester; and five great-grandchildren. A brother preceded her in death.
Graveside service was held Sunday, Feb. 16, 2003 at Oaklawn Cemetery, North Manchester, with Pastor J. P. Freeman officiating. Preferred memorials are to the American Lung Association. 
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  Ray E Bashore (1926 - 2004)*
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Oaklawn Cemetery
North Manchester
Wabash County
Indiana, USA
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Record added: Feb 17, 2003
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Ellen Laura <i>Merritt</i> Bashore
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