Source: News Journal, February 23, 2011

Louise Shively Daggett (1922-2011)

Louise Shively Daggett, 88, of North Manchester, Indiana, died at 7:55 p.m. Monday, February 14, 2011 at Timbercrest Healthcare Center in North Manchester. She was born December 14, 1922 in Wabash County, Indiana to Frank O. and Freda (Anderson) Ulery.

On September 19, 1942 she married Noah L. Shively; he died July 11, 1988. She then married J.W. "Bill" Daggett on February 15, 1997; he died June 10, 2000.

Louise attended Buzzard School, a two room school house until Grade 5 when the school was discontinued; she then went to Laketon School, where she graduated in 1940. She graduated from the International Business School in Fort Wayne, Indiana. She worked at the Heckman Bindery for 10 years and became the Administrative Secretary for the Manchester Church of the Brethren in 1969 and retired from that position on July 31, 1997.

Louise and Noah were active in church work, both in their local congregation and in the wider congregation of the Church of the Brethren. They served as Youth Advisors for the South Central District for 10 years. Louise was on the Camp Mack Board for many years and served as dean and counselor many times. She was asked to serve as the assistant to the Church of the Brethren Annual Conference secretary for seven years.

After retiring, she and Bill traveled to many places, including Scandinavia and Turkey, as well as in the United States.

She is survived by her three children, James (Amy) Shively of Roann, Indiana, Robert (Paula) Shively of New Paris, Indiana, and Linda (George) Blair of Tulsa, Oklahoma, six grandchildren, Suellen (Jim Mack) Shively Mack of Elgin, Illinois, Christine Shively and Michael (Dianna Roberts) Blair, both of Indianapolis, Indiana, Scott (Megan Blinn) Shively of Belfast, Northern Ireland, Sarah (Jarred) Romesburg, Pennsylvania, and Beth (Tim Wagers) Shively Wagers of Fort Wayne, Indiana; six great grandchildren; two step-sons, John (Denise) Daggett of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Dan (Theresa) Daggett of Warsaw, Indiana; brother, Robert Leon (Liz) Ulery of Logansport, Indiana; and sister, Betty Marie (Dennis) Behnken of Alamo, Texas. She was preceded in death by one sister.

Memorial services will be held at Manchester Church of the Brethren, 1306 N. Beckley Street, North Manchester, on Saturday, February 26, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Karen Eberly officiating. Friends and family may call 3-8 pm Friday, February 25, 2011 and one hour prior to service Saturday at the church.

For those who wish to honor the memory of Louise, contributions may be sent to Camp Mack, 1113 E. Camp Mack Road, Milford, Indiana 46542.

Arrangements by Grandstaff-Hentgen Bender Chapel, North Manchester.