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Joan Gilmore

August 14, 1935 — April 4, 2019

Joan Gilmore

Joan "Sally" Gilmore, 83, formerly of Monticello passed away on April 4, 2019 at Coventry Meadows Health Care in Fort Wayne.
She was born on August 14, 1935 in Moline, Illinois to the late Joseph and Mary Margaret (Churchill) Himbert. On August 20, 1955 she married Richard "Sam" Gilmore. He preceded her in death on December 1, 2016.
She was a member of Grace Community Baptist Church before moving to Fort Wayne.
Sally was a 1953 graduate of Monticello High School. She had worked for White County Memorial Hospital for over 20 years. She also worked for Chesebrough Ponds, the Monticello Chamber of Commerce and summers at Indiana Beach.
Sally was a dedicated wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed playing bingo with her friends, was kind, outgoing and could make everyone laugh.
She is survived by daughters, Carla (John) Clifford of Pauline, South Carolina, Angie (Jason) Felger of Fort Wayne; granddaughters, Bailey and Megan Felger; brother John Himbert of Ecuador; sister, Lois Schmitt of Laguna Hills, California.
She was also preceded in death by her brother, James Himbert.
Visitation will be from 11 am until 1 pm on Monday, April 8, 2019 at Springer-Voorhis-Draper Funeral Home of Monticello. Funeral services celebrating Joan's life will follow at 1pm Monday with Pastor Gary Roberts of Grace Community Baptist Church officiating.
Memorial contributions may be offered to the National Kidney Foundation. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Messages of condolence may be extended at www.springerfuneralhome.com

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