Genevieve A. Pond


Genevieve A. Pond, 97, Amboy, passed away at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, at Wellbrooke of Kokomo. She was born in Converse, Indiana, on Jan. 25, 1922, the daughter of Harry and Melvina Masters Garber. Genevieve married Howard R. Pond, in Converse, on June 10, 1939, and he preceded her in death June 15, 1997.
Genevieve was a 1939 graduate of Converse High School and attended North Grove Church. She played in various bands, playing the bass clarinet and saxophone. Genevieve could be found playing in card club, at Home Ec. Club or Tri Arts Club and was active in the Democratic Party for many years. Her love of people showed through in everyone she met, making them feel like an instant friend. But her love of family was first in her heart and shined out in all she did.
Surviving are her children, Blaine (Ann) Pond, Brent (Sally) Pond, Bradley (Nancy) Pond, Tamara (Larry) Fewell, all of Amboy, and Renee (Ken) Driver, of Mexico; son-in-law, Keith Miller, of Amboy; grandchildren, Christina (Cliff) Clites, Chad (Missy) Pond, Troy (Justine) Pond, Lori (Jason) Auginbaugh, Todd(Ashley) Pond, Kelly Shoffner, Kimberly (David) Conroy, Eric Fewell, Lisa (Roger) Vincent, Scott Coy Pond, Brent (Kristy) Pond, Taylor (Donelle) Miller, Jerrin Pond. Genevieve also had 30 great-grandchildren and 12 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Howard; daughters, Andrea Miller and Delana Pond; son, Bryan Pond; brothers, Ralph Garber and Herbert Garber; sisters, Faye Thomas, Marie Unger, Catherine Curless, Vivian Wright, Dorothy Anderson and Nell Garber.
A service celebrating the life of Genevieve A. Pond will be at 3 p.m. Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, at the Laird-Eddy Funeral Home, 201 N. Main, Amboy, with Pastor Blaine Pond officiating. Family and friends will gather from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Laird-Eddy Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made through the funeral home to the North Grove Church.
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