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Modelle Nance

December 1, 1950 ~ March 2, 2018 (age 67)

Modelle Nance, 67, of Wabash, passed away at 7:24 a.m. on March 2, 2018 at Parkview Regional Hospital in Fort Wayne.  She was born in Paintsville, Kentucky on December 1, 1950 to the late Homer and Silvinia (Gillispie) Penix.

Modelle married Thomas R. Nance in 1993.  She worked at Peabody Seed and United Technologies in North Manchester.  

Modelle is survived by her husband, Thomas; son, John (Amy) Yoakum, Wabash; daughter, Denise (Lewis) Barr, Midland, Texas; two grandchildren, Bailey and Rylee Yoakum, Wabash and sister Alberta Penix, Wabash.  She is preceded in death by one sister.  

Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 7, 2108 at McDonald Funeral Home, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash with Pastor Brandon Eaton officiating. Burial will follow at Falls Cemetery, Wabash.  Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.  

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