Elizabeth J Earp, 88, of Elkhart, died October 3, 2019, at her home. Elizabeth was born January 19, 1931 to Ralph and Joyce (Shoff) McBride at Saint Francis Hospital in Peoria, Illinois.
Growing up, Elizabeth was never late or missed a day of school. She was an advocate of blood donations. On March 1, 1949 she married Dean L. Earp at Saint Marks Church in Peoria. He preceded her in death.
Surviving Elizabeth are her children Ralph (Suzanne) Earp, Dean (Ann) Earp, Brian (Jo) Earp, Michael (Julie)Earp, Joseph (Jodi) Earp, Kathleen(Dale) Burk Royer, Betsy (Tom) Rogusta, Bridget (Tim) Riegsecker; sisters, Sharon L. McBride and Susan E. Greenwatt; 32 grandchildren, 54 great grandchildren.
Memorials may be made out to a Child and Parent Services or The Humane Society of Elkhart. Funeral services for Mrs. Earp will be Sunday, October 6, 2019 at 1PM with a visitation following from 2-4PM.
Hartzler-Gutermuth-Inman has been entrusted with the services.
Elkhart County Humane Society
54687 CR 19, Bristol IN 46507