Saturday, November 8th, 2008
Madalene A. Gaff, 93, a former resident of rural Churubusco and widow of Carl E. Gaff, died at 2:25 a. m. on Saturday, November 8, 2008, at the Provena Sacred Hearth Home in Avilla. She had been in failing health for a number of years, and had been a resident there for the past six years.
A native of Michigan, she was born on July 1, 1915, a daughter of Richard and Anna (Miesen) Beck. On July 24, 1954 she was married to Carl E. Gaff, and spent most of her adult life in the Churubusco-area.
She retired from U. S. Rubber in Fort Wayne, and attended the Churubusco United Methodist Church.
Mr. Gaff preceded her in death on November 23, 1996.
The surviving relatives include her brother and sister in-laws; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a. m. Wednesday at the Sheets & Childs Funeral Home in Churubusco with Rev. Corinne K. Boruff, pastor of Churubusco United Methodist Church, officiating.
Friends may call at the mortuary on Wednesday one hour prior to the service.
Entombment will be in the mausoleum at Covington Memorial Gardens in Fort Wayne.
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