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Mary Margaret (Holbrook) Eltzroth

Obituary for Mary Margaret (Holbrook) Eltzroth

May 21, 1936 - July 15, 2019
Pendleton, Indiana | Age 83

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Mary Margaret (Holbrook) Eltzroth, 83, of Pendleton, Indiana was called home by the Lord on Monday, July 15, 2019. She died peacefully, surrounded by her family. Mary was a dedicated nurse, a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Anderson, Indiana.
Born in Olive Hill, Kentucky on May 21, 1936 to John and Martha (Tackett) Holbrook, she was the youngest of five children. She graduated from Paris, Kentucky High School in 1954 and earned her Bachelor of Science in nursing degree from Ball Memorial Hospital, Muncie, Indiana in 1958.
Mary was a charge nurse at Ball Memorial Hospital. She also worked at Community Hospital and St. John's Hospital in Anderson, Indiana. She retired from St. John's in 1996. It was at Ball Memorial Hospital where she met the love of her life, Ronald Eltzroth. They were married on June 18, 1960, and just celebrated their 59th wedding anniversary.
Mary is survived by her husband, Ron Eltzroth; daughters, Linda Yeager and Lisa (Walt) Nordstrom; granddaughter, Katherine (Caleb) Upton; and sister, JoAnn (Jimmy) Rose. She was preceded in death by her son, John Eltzroth; her parents, John and Martha (Tackett) Holbrook; her sister, Betty (Holbrook) Robbins; and her brothers, Jack and Bill Holbrook.
Services will begin at 1 p.m., Friday, July 19, 2019 at Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service and Crematory, Lahm Chapel, Pendleton with the Nursing Honor Guard memorial followed by Pastor Corinne Boruff officiating. Burial will follow in Grove Lawn Cemetery, Pendleton, Indiana.
Visitation from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Friday, July 19, 2019 at Lahm Chapel, Pendleton.

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