Ann Marie Parente, age 73, formerly of Logansport, died peacefully at Sacred Heart Home in Avilla, Indiana, on Saturday morning, October 12, 2013.
Ann was born August 25, 1940, in Kokomo, to Claude and Regina Walsh Engle.
On January 14, 1961, she married Robert Parente. They celebrated their golden wedding anniversary in 2011. Robert preceded her in death on May 20, 2011.
A graduate Kokomo High School, of Ann retired from Small Parts, Inc., and also Sheehan Property Management.
She was a member of All Saints Catholic Church and All Saints Ladies Society. She and Bob were longtime members of the William Paca Lodge, Italian American Club, also the American Legion and VFW.
Ann made friends easily and collected them wherever she went. She loved visiting with friends and spending time with her family. Her hobbies included fishing and antiquing.
Surviving are her two daughters, Lisa (Bill) Kinder, Logansport, and Leslie (Christopher) Koluder, Wolcottville, Indiana. Also surviving is her grandson, Anthony Koluder, Wolcottville.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, October 16, 2013, in All Saints Catholic Church. Fr. Dominic Petan will officiate.
Visitation will be from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday at Kroeger Funeral Home, where there will be a Scripture Service at 6:30 p.m. followed by a William Paca Lodge Service.
Memorial contributions may be made to Emmaus Mission Center.