Mary Ashcraft

August 11, 1931 ~ December 20, 2021 (age 90)


            Mary Ashcraft age 90, a resident of Portland, passed away on Monday, December 20, 2021 at her home in Portland. 

            Mary was born on August 11, 1931, in Calvin, North Dakota, the daughter of Ernest and Anna (Hieburt) Gamsby.  She worked at Jay Garment in Portland and retired from CTS in Berne.  Mary was a member of Southside Church of Christ in Portland.  She married Jesse Ashcraft on August 28, 1949 and he passed away in 2004. 

            Survivors include:

            1 daughter:  Carol Limbert (husband Tony) – Portland, Indiana

            1 brother:  George Gamsby (wife Virginia) – Ossian, Indiana

            2 sisters:  Esther Krumwiede – Raleigh, North Dakota

                            Gladys Mueler – Prescott, Wisconsin

            2 grandchildren:  Colt Ashcraft and Codi LeMaster

            4 great grandchildren

            She was preceded in death by her husband Jesse and two children; Michael Ashcraft and Barbara Ashcraft.

            Visitation will be held on Saturday, January 8, 2021 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Southside Church of Christ, 1209 S. Shank Street, Portland, Indiana 47371.  Services to celebrate Mary’s life will follow at 1 p.m. on Saturday, January 8, 2022 at the church. 

            In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed towards Southside Church of Christ or the family of Mary Ashcraft in care of Williamson-Spencer and Penrod Funeral Home.  

            Arrangements entrusted to Williamson-Spencer and Penrod Funeral Home in Portland.    

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January 8, 2022

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Southside Church of Christ (Portland)

Memorial Service
January 8, 2022

1:00 PM
Southside Church of Christ (Portland)

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