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Maria Virginia DeWeerdt

January 11, 1938 ~ July 9, 2022 (age 84)


Maria Virginia DeWeerdt, 84, of Rising Sun, IN, passed away at 12:05 PM, Saturday, July 9th, 2022 at her residence. Maria was born in Huamantla Tlaxcala, Mexico,  on January 11, 1938, a daughter of the late Maria Leocadia Lopez De Gomez and Juan Manuel Gomez Pardo. She married Hendrikus Gerardus "Hank" DeWeerdt on September 10th, 1963. Maria and Hank were married over 34 years until his passing. Providing a loving home to her husband and children was something Maria took great pride in. She loved preparing meals and was an excellent cook. Maria was also very artistic and enjoyed needlepoint, crocheting, knitting and painting. Maria embraced motherhood and cherished the time she had later in life getting to know her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Maria is  survived by her daughter, Virginia Elam, of Rising Sun, IN;  by her son, Steve DeWeerdt, of Greenwood, IN; by her grandchildren: Keaton Leive, Keelie Rodgers, Haylee DeWeerdt, Elijah Deweerdt, Emily DeWeerdt, & Hannah DeWeerdt and by great grandchildren: Brycen, Tanner & Dawson.
A memorial service for Maria will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, July 23rd at Markland Funeral Home in Rising Sun, IN with Father Daniel Mahan officiating. Memorial donations may be made to Loving Hearts Hospice.

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Funeral Service
July 23, 2022

2:00 PM
Markland Funeral Home
327 North High Street
Rising Sun, IN 47040


Loving Hearts Hospice
23986 State Line Road #102, Lawrenceburg IN 47025
Tel: 1-812-932-0641

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