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Mary A. (Loshe) Black

December 31, 1941 ~ October 16, 2022 (age 80)

Obituary

Mary A. Black, 80, of Decatur, passed away on Sunday, October 16, 2022, at Lutheran Hospital. She was born in Decatur, IN, on December 31, 1941, the daughter of the late Arthur and Helen (Geels) Loshe. On July 25, 1964, she married Gordon Black, he preceded her in death after 50 years of marriage, on April 12, 2015.

She was a part of The Valley Church in Ohio and worked for many years in Bluffton, at Peyton’s. Mary dearly loved her family, cherished the time she spent with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She enjoyed attending their sporting events and loved playing cards, especially Euchre with her friend group that met every Friday. Mary also looked forward to going out to eat with her siblings and friends.

She is survived by her son, Daren D. (Lisa) Black of Berne, IN; 2 daughters, Paula J. (Andy) Monnin of Piqua, OH, Gina R. (Mike) Pinkerton of Bluffton, IN; 4 brothers, Dan Loshe, John Loshe and Don Loshe all of Decatur, IN, Alan Loshe of Huntington, IN; 3 sisters, Joanne Fawcett of Decatur, IN, Marge Hirschy of Portland, IN, Eileen Oliver of Decatur, IN; 7 grandchildren, Hayden (Morgan) Black, Hannah (Tyler) Neuenschwander, Kristen (Ryne) Davis, Daniel Monnin, Nathan (fiancé Kelsey Magoteaux) Monnin, Caleb (Tiffany) Pinkerton and Emily Albers; 7 great grandchildren and one on the way.

Mary was preceded in death by her brothers, Rick and Ed Loshe.

Visitation will be from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 19, 2022, at Haggard-Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, October 20, 2022, also at the funeral home, with viewing an hour prior to the service from 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Pastor Andy Monnin will be officiating and burial will follow in the Decatur Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to The Valley Church.

To send flowers to the family, please visit our floral store.


Services

Visitation
Wednesday
October 19, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Haggard Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home
225 West Adams Street
Decatur, IN 46733

Visitation
Thursday
October 20, 2022

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Haggard Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home
225 West Adams Street
Decatur, IN 46733

Celebration of Life
Thursday
October 20, 2022

10:00 AM
Haggard Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home
225 West Adams Street
Decatur, IN 46733

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