Thompson Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home
Nappanee, IN 46550-1002
(574) 773-3173


Faye L. Bedward

February 24, 1928 - August 25, 2012

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Faye L. Bedward, age 84, Wakarusa, died at 10:29 pm, Saturday, August 25, 2012 at Millerís Merry Manor, Wakarusa, where she had resided since July 3. She was born Feb. 24, 1928 in Elkhart to Charles and Iva (Leatherman) Eshelman. She lived her lifetime in Wakarusa. She was a graduate of Wakarusa High School and attended Elkhart Business School. On October 15, 1955 she married Robert J. Bedward in Wakarusa. Mrs. Bedward had worked in the office for La Bour Pump Company for many years. She was well known for operating babysitting and day care for many years in her home. Faye was a lifetime member of Wakarusa Bible Baptist Church. She loved to walk and ride bike and enjoyed traveling, fishing, and camping at Playmor Campground.

Mrs. Bedward is survived by her husband, Robert J., a daughter, Kathy (Dave) Yoder of Wakarusa, sons, Robert (Vonda) Bedward Jr., Ron (Nelda) Bedward, both of Nappanee, grandchildren, Rob , Shaylee, and Mikayla Bedward, Deanna (Matt) Koontz, Andy (Sasha ) Yoder, and Brandilyn Yoder. She was preceded in death by a sister, Fern Huffman.

Family and friends may call at Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, Wakarusa from 2-4 and 6-8 Friday, Aug. 31 and for 1 hour before funeral services which will be at Bible Baptist Church Saturday, Sept. 1 at 10:00 am. Officiating will be Pastor Brooks Henry and burial will be in Olive West Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions may be given to American Diabetes Association.