Juanita M. Uhlig, 90, passed away with family near on Thursday, June 11, 2020 at the Elkhart Hospice House.
Born in Warsaw, Indiana on March 20, 1930, Juanita was the daughter of Albert Sr. and Mary (Yarman) Cook. She graduated from Elkhart High School.
She would marry Raymond Uhlig on November 19, 1976 in Plymouth.
Before moving to Plymouth, Juanita worked at RR Donnelly in Warsaw as an Executive Secretary and then owned and operated a restaurant in Argos.
Juanita and Ray loved to travel. They had been in all 50 states and many foreign countries including Russia. They also loved camping in their 5th wheel and spent several winters in Texas on the Gulf.
Her family loved her homemade pies. She enjoyed listening to music, going to concerts as well as plays. She loved her church and going to Thursday morning Bible Study.
She enjoyed giving back to her community by volunteering at the St. Joseph Medical Center in Plymouth. She was a board member at the Marshall County Cancer Association, a member of Delta Theta Tau-Zeta Beta, Professional Secretaries International and a member of Calvary Lutheran Church.
She is survived by her children: Robert (Elaine) Yoder of Elkhart, Dianne (Allen) Rudd of Afton, MN; step-children: (James) Stephen Uhlig of Warsaw, IN, Raymond (Tanya) Uhlig Jr. of Walkerton, IN, Randall Uhlig of Memphis, TN and Christine Villasenor of Warsaw, IN; 5 grandchildren, 6 step-grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren; brothers: Gilford and Ronald Cook.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, daughter Rhonda Holycross; brothers: Cecil, Albert, Gerald, Paul and Sheldon.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, June 22, 2020 at 12 p.m. at Calvary Lutheran Church, 1314 N Michigan St, Plymouth, IN 46563, with Rev. Eric Ahlemeyer officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior.
Burial will be in the New Oak Hill Cemetery, Plymouth.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Calvary Lutheran Church Extra Ordinary Fund, 1314 N Michigan St, Plymouth, IN 46563, Center for Hospice Care, 22579 Old U.S. 20, Elkhart, IN 46516 or the Marshall County Cancer Association, 9739 Sunnyside Drive, Plymouth IN 46563.
Funeral Director - Jordan Mayfield - Jordan@Johnson-Danielson.com