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MaryNelle Good, 68, of Columbia City, died at 9:10 p.m. Oct. 11, 2010 at Select Specialty Hospital in Fort Wayne. Born April 4, 1942 in Rochester, she was a daughter of the late Charles D. and Maxine (Smythe) Powers.
Raised in Rochester, she graduated from Rochester High School with the Class of 1960. She then went on to earn her diploma in radiological technology in Elkhart, earning her diploma in 1961. On May 21, 1961 she married Dale Good in Rochester. Shortly after her marriage they moved to Wabash, and since 1972 she has been a resident of Columbia City. A homemaker, wife and mother she was involved with Tri-Lakes Baptist Church where she was a former teacher in AWANA and also played piano.
She is survived by her husband of 49 years, Dale Good of Columbia City; daughters, Gayle (Scott) Reed of Columbia City and Faye Nemore of South Whitley; sister, Charlene Kochanowski of Rochester; brother, Charles (Dottie) Powers of Oklahoma; four grandchildren, Shanna Maggard-Franks, Connor, Keaton and Carson Reed, all of Columbia City; and three great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two grandchildren, Trista Maggard and Jared Maggard-Nemore; son-in-law, John Nemore and brother-in-law, John Kochanowski.
Visitation with the family will take place from 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday with memorial service beginning at 6 p.m. at DeMoney-Grimes Countryside Park Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Drive, Columbia City. Pastor Bob Siegrist of Believers Bible Fellowship, Churubusco, will officiate. Burial will follow at a later date at Lakeview Cemetery, Larwill.
Memorials in memory of Mrs. Good may be made to the American Diabetes Association; envelopes will be available at the funeral home. To sign the guest register visit www.demoneygrimes.com.