She was born on October 8, 1921, in Detroit, Michigan. She was a broker for Rose Lane Homes & High Realty. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and Grace Presbyterian Church. She was interested in genealogy.
She is survived by daughters, Diane (Robert) Ries of Hendersonville, Tenn. and Debera (John) Hicks of Churubusco; sons, Rev. Dr. Max E. (Rebecca) High Jr. of Fort Wayne and Rev. Dr. Brian C. (Andrea) High of Tekama, Neb.; brother, Tom (Betty) Cox of Fort Wayne; 10 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and sister-in-law, Virginia High of Fort Wayne. She was preceded in death by her husband, Max E., in 1994; and brother, James Cox. Funeral service is 11 a.m. Monday, October 4, 2010, at Grace Presbyterian Church, 1811 Fairhill Road, with calling one hour prior. Calling also from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday, October 3, 2010, at Klaehn, Fahl & Melton Funeral Home, Wayne Street Chapel, 420 W. Wayne Street.
Entombment in Lindenwood Cemetery. Preferred memorials are to National Kidney Foundation. Condolences are to www.klaehnfahlmelton.com.