Edra L. Hauptli
Edra L. Hauptli, 101, of Francesville, passed away at 8:05 p.m. Thursday, April 27, at Parkview Haven in Francesville.
Edra was born March 8, 1916, in Winamac, to the late James and Rose (Babcock) Sparks. On Aug. 24, 1940, she married Willis W. Hauptli in Winamac. He passed away April 12, 1996.
Edra was a longtime member of the Francesville First Christian Church where she was very involved in many activities of the church.
Edra worked with her husband at Hauptli’s Garage in Francesville for many years.
She was a loving wife, mother and friend. She will be dearly missed by all.
Survivors include her daughter Carolyn Sue [Jim] Leslie of Scottsdale, Arizona; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents James and Rose (Babcock) Sparks; husband Willis W. Hauptli; and brothers: Jack S. Sparks and Henry W. “Hank” Sparks.
Visitation was one hour prior to services at Francesville First Christian Church. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Monday, May 1, at First Christian Church, Francesville. Pastor James Ketchen officiated. Burial took place in Roseland Cemetery, Francesville.
Memorial contributions may be made to First Christian Church of Francesville or to Parkview Haven.
Online condolences may be offered in the guestbook at www.frainmortuary.com.
(Pulaski County Journal — May 3, 2017)