Elwanda Shepp


Elwanda Shepp

Elwanda Shepp

Elwanda Pauline (Jordan) Shepp, 87, of Mount Vernon, passed away Thursday, September 4, 2014, at New Harmonie Healthcare Center in New Harmony, Ind. She was born on March 17, 1927, to William Lewis I and Pauline (Lewis) Jordan.
Elwanda graduated from Anderson High School with the class of 1945 and in 1950 graduated from Indiana University with a degree in High School and Elementary Education. She grew up in El Paso, Texas and then raised her family in Fort Wayne, Ind., and taught art and English prior to her marriage. Elwanda loved listening to music and enjoyed traveling with her family. She was a longtime member of Lutheran Church of Our Savior.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 54 years, Dr. William E. Shepp; and brother, William Lewis Jordan II.
She is survived by her daughters, Michelle (John) Horstman or Boerne, Texas and Colette (Tony) Moricca of Newburgh, Ind.; son, William (Donna) Shepp of Fort Wayne, Ind.; six grandchildren, Amber and Brittany Shepp, Ashley, Jordan, and Ross Horstman, and Anthony Moricca; and three great-grandchildren.
Funeral service were held at 10 a.m., Monday, September 8, 2014 at First United Methodist Church, 601 Main Street, Mount Vernon, Ind., with burial to follow in Bellefontaine Cemetery.
Visitation was from 9 until 10 a.m. service time on Monday at the church.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer Association.
Condolences may be made online at www.schneiderfuneralhome.com.

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