Eileen Ruth Waite, 93, of Wabash, Indiana passed away at 2:40 P.M. November 17, 2021 at Wabash Parkview Hospital in Wabash. She was born March 24, 1928 in Peru, Indiana to Raymond C. Wise and Esther L. (McMinn) Wise. She was a 1947 graduate of Somerset High School. She married Carl E. Waite in Warsaw on Decmber 18, 1948; He passed away March of 1989.
She worked several jobs during her lifetime, with the Marion VA being her last. Her hobby was dolls and was the President of the Christmas City Doll Club for several years. She made and sold porcelain dolls all over the world. Dolls were her passion. She also enjoyed flea markets, cooking, ceramics, shopping, Bingo, but most of all she enjoyed her family.
She is survived by her daughter; Phyllis (Terry) Jivery, of LaFontaine, and grandsons; Jeremy (Leia) Waite, of LaFontaine, Luke Waite, of Oklahoma, and Jason Waite, of Wabash. Six great-grandchildren; Tiffany Key, of Kokomo, Austin Key, of Wabash, Hannah Waite, Sadie Waite, Abby Waite, and Jacob Waite, all of LaFontaine. and one great great-granddaughter; Jocelyn Key, of Wabash. She was proceeded in death by her parents, brother; Raymond G. Wise, sons; Steve Waite and Rod Waite, and Granddaughter; Angela Bowling.
Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, November 22, 2021, at McDonald Funeral Homes, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, Indiana 46992 with Pastor Brad Wright officiating. Burial will follow at Mississinewa Memorial Cemetery.
Visitation will be one hour prior to the services, starting at 1 p.m., at the funeral home.
Preferred memorials are to Riley Hospital for Children 705 Riley Hospital Dr. indianapolis, Indiana 46202 .
McDonald Funeral Homes, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, Indiana, 46992, have been trusted with Eileen Waite's final arrangements.
Online condolences may be directed to the family at www.mcdonaldfunerals.com