Shirley Anne (Rink) Sargent

October 2, 1928 ~ August 11, 2020 (age 91)


Shirley Anne Sargent, 91, of Elkhart, died Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at Hubbard Hill Estates in Elkhart.

Shirley was born October 2, 1928 in Goshen to the late Otis and Eva (Yoder) Rink. On July 5, 1947 she married Lloyd J. Sargent. Lloyd died March 23, 2009. She was preceded in death by a brother Ray Rink.

She is survived by a son, Terry (Terri) Sargent of North Vernon, IN and a daughter Amy Sargent of Elkhart; four grandchildren: Andrew (Whitney) Sargent, Laura (Jeremy) Benington, Eva (Scott) Vargo and Joel (Lacy) Thomas, eight great grandchildren Mark, Robert, David, Tessa, Charley, Crosby, Sterling and Holden. She is also survived by a brother Stan (Sharron) Rink of Elkhart.

Shirley was employed for twenty-four years with Whitehall Laboratories as a secretary before her retirement.  She was a 1946 graduate of Elkhart High School and a member of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church. Lloyd and Shirley were founding members of Hillcrest United Methodist Church in the early 1960s.

A memorial service will take place at a later date.  Hartzler-Gutermuth-Inman Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Memorial contributions in memory of Shirley may be made to Hubbard Hill Estates 28070 County Road 24 West, Elkhart, Indiana 46517.

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