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Ordie Paula Carpenter, 93, of Wabash, Indiana, died at 12:50 p.m. Monday, December 3, 2012 at Autumn Ridge Rehabilitation Center in Wabash. She was born May 31, 1919 in Wabash, to Ordie Y. and Cora Annis (Parrett) Brown. Ordie was a graduate of Wabash High School, and in the US Army and the Army Air Corp during World War II. She worked in the Pentagon in Washington D.C. and retired from the Veterans Administration in Fort Wayne in 1981. She was a member of the Wabash Christian Church. She was also a life-member of the American Legion, the VFW Auxiliary, and the Disabled American Veterans. She was also a member of AARP and the Women of the Moose. She loved to read and write letters. She was preceded in death by her parents, her son, Larry Glass, three sisters, and one brother. Graveside services and burial will be in Friends Cemetery on Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. Arrangements by Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, Wabash.

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