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Marcella (Schoof) Henning

April 4, 1922 — September 30, 2020

Marcella Henning, 98, of La Porte, passed away on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at La Porte Hospital and Health Services.

Marcella was born on April 4, 1922 in La Porte, IN, to William and Daisy (Giesler) Schoof.

On October 3, 1942 in La Porte, she married her first husband John Paul, who preceded her in death.  Then on November 27, 1981 in La Porte, she married her second husband Willard Henning, who also preceded her in death.  Surviving Marcella are her son, James (Dixie) Paul of La Porte; 4 grandchildren, Tracy Keller, Tina Townsend, James Paul, Jr., and Melissa Worthington; 8 great-grandchildren;12 great, great-grandchildren; siblings, Bill, Vern, Evelyn, and Bernadine; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded by her parents; husbands; sisters, Irene, Agnus, Louise, and Jo Ann; brothers, Willard and Richard; and grandson, Kenneth Paul.

Marcella was a homemaker.  She enjoyed sewing, painting, and drawing.  Most importantly, Marcella enjoyed spending time with her family.

A Graveside Service will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, October 5, 2020  at Oak Grove Cemetery with Pastor Roger Ash officiating.

A time of visitation will be held from 10 - 11 a.m. at Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center with procession to Oak Grove Cemetery following the visitation.

Due to the recent Governor's Order, anyone attending the visitation and/or service is required to wear a mask.

Memorial donations may be made to the family c/o James Paul, 2900 Monroe Street, La Porte, IN  46350.

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Monday, October 5, 2020

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

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Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center

2900 Monroe Street
La Porte, IN 46350

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Monday, October 5, 2020

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