October 14, 2013

Ann Marie Parente


---- — Ann Marie Parente, 73, formerly of Logansport, died peacefully on Saturday morning, Oct. 12, 2103, at Sacred Heart Home in Avilla, Ind. Ann was born Aug. 25, 1940, in Kokomo, to Claude and Regina Walsh Engle. On Jan. 14, 1961, she married Robert Parente. They celebrated their golden wedding anniversary in 2011. Robert preceded her in death May 20, 2011.

A graduate of Kokomo High School, Ann retired from Small Parts, Inc., and also Sheehan Property Management. She was a member of All Saints Catholic Church and All Saints Ladies Society. She and Bob were longtime members of the William Paca Lodge, Italian American Club, and also the American Legion and VFW. Ann made friends easily and collected them wherever she went. She loved visiting with friends and spending time with her family. Her hobbies included fishing and antiquing.

Surviving are her two daughters, Lisa (Bill) Kinder, Logansport, and Leslie (Christopher) Koluder, Wolcottville; and her grandson, Anthony Koluder, Wolcottville.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at All Saints Catholic Church, with Fr. Dominic Petan officiating. Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Kroeger Funeral Home, where there will be a scripture service at 6:30 p.m. followed by a William Paca Lodge Service. Memorial contributions may be made to Emmaus Mission Center. Condolences may be left online at