Feb. 13, 1917 - Dec. 22, 2012
GOSHEN — Louetta Jane Sims, 95, of Goshen, passed away at 6:02 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012, at Greencroft Healthcare in Goshen.
She was born Feb. 13, 1917, in Argos to Paul and Pauline (Guthrie) Corey. On Sept. 7, 1935, in Knox, she married Lester E. Sims. He preceded her in death on Sept. 26, 1996, in Elkhart.
Her sisters, Helen Rodgers and Hannah Rock, and a brother, Eugene Corey, also preceded her in death.
Surviving are a son, Ronald E. (Sandra) Sims of Cromwell; a daughter, Diana Kay Shea of Dequincy, La.; six grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter. Also surviving are two sisters, Clara Cogswell of North Webster and Betty Gotsch of Fort Wayne; one brother, Paul “Pete” (Daina) Corey of Knox; a sister-in-law, Beverly Corey of Knox; and many special nieces and nephews.
Her family wishes to thank all of the nurses and staff at Greencroft Healthcare and Goshen Home Care and Hospice for their loving and wonderful care given to her during her stay there.
Louetta was a member of First Baptist Church in Elkhart and a member of Quarter Century Club at CTS, where she was employed for many years.
She loved sewing and gardening and in her younger years made dolls out of apples.
Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, at Walley-Mills-Zimmerman Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 29,2012, at the funeral home. A graveside service will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, at Crown Hill Cemetery, Knox.
Memorial contributions may be given to Goshen Home Care and Hospice.