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“Mae and I go back to our Jimmerson Lake days. We became better friends after both our husbands passed. We'd call each other daily to share...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Maureen aka "Mo" Baker - Naples, FL

“On behalf of all Horsemen Association members, please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. ”

“From the Ramblin' Acres Homeowners AssociationOur thoughts and prayers are with Mae's family as we remember Mae...and BillGreat neighbors and good...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: s boissenet-smith - IN

“Our sympathy is being sent to you folks during this time of Stuart's mother's passing. May GOD continue to comfort all of your in the weeks & months...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Norma & Dave Fry - Garrett, IN

“Our sympathy is being sent to you folks during this time of Stuart's mother's passing. May GOD continue to comfort all of your in the weeks & months...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Norma & Dave Fry - Garrett, IN

“I'm so sorry to read of your mothers passing. We have wondered what happened to you all as mom lost touch with Mae. I so remember all the cookouts...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Nancy Whipple Whitney - Richmond, IN

“My condolences to the entire family.Mae was a class act. She had the most wonderful and warm smile.I always loved it when she and Bill came to Matt...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Mary Ellen Frederick - IN

“So sorry for your loss I worked with your Mom, back in the mid 60s on H4 at Reid Hospital in Richmond, I so remember both her compassion and her...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Idris Smith - Richmond, IN

“Sorry, Susan, for your loss and my condolences to your family. You mother had an interesting history and now I know why you were destined to be a...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Janet Henderzahs - Clarksville, IN

“On behalf of the members of the Army Nurse Corps Association, I would like to extend our deepest sympathy for your loss along with our sincere...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: Army Nurse Corps Association - TX

“Love and Prayers to all of you....we all remember Mae fondly and know each of you will hold her forever in your hearts...Susan, we love you and...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: Carl and Sandy Koetter - IN

“Sue and family,We were surprised to read that Mae had passed. No doubt she is receiving her Heavenly reward. What a homecoming it must have been! You...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Christy Beeler - New Albany, IN

Obituary for Elsie Mae (Grimes) Harshman
Elsie Harshman went peacefully to heaven on July 31, 2018 @ Diversicare Providence
Retirement Community in Clarksville, IN. She was born in Paulding County, Ohio on February
9, 1923 to the late Frank and Myrta (Adams) Grimes. She was also preceded in death by her
husband William Charles Harshman, her brothers Verlin, Robert, Donald, John Grimes and her
sister Ida Lois (Grimes) Heilshorn. After being raised in Oakwood, Ohio, she graduated from the
Fort Wayne, Methodist Hospital School of Nursing in 1944. She served in the Army Nurse Corp
during WWII. After marrying her husband, Bill, they attended Purdue University and welcomed their twins Susan and Stuart. They raised their family in Richmond, IN over the next 18 years, then relocated to Ft. Wayne, IN and eventually retired to Jimmerson Lake in Angola, IN. The lake house was the site of wonderful family memories and an annual 4th of July celebration. She was an avid Purdue fan and loved watching and cheering for football and basketball games. She moved to Clarksville, IN approximately 9 years ago. She is survived by her two children Susan (Harshman) Theobald, Clarksville, IN and Stuart Nicholas Harshman (Judy) Garrett, IN. She is also survived by her 6 grandchildren, Matt Theobald (Jennifer), New Albany, IN; Adam Theobald (Lisa), Columbus, IN; Amy (Theobald) Hinton (Chad), Clarksville, IN; Chad Harshman (Rachael), Roanoke, IN, Heather Harshman-Turk (Chad), Auburn, IN., and Steve Bade (Deb ) Garrett, IN. In addition, she is survived by 13 great-grandchilden Joey, Eli, Olivia, Owen, Gavin,
Quentin Theobald and Regan, Jillian, Lauren, Clare Hinton, Drew and Kate Harshman, Matt Guhl
She is also survived by her brother Archie Grimes (Carol) of Jewell OH, her sister Laura Grimes
Bosh, Defiance, OH and numerous nieces and nephews. Special thanks goes to the 600 & 800 nursing staff at Diversicare Providence for their continued loving and compassionate care over the past three years. Service is 10:30 am, Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at D. O. McComb & Sons Maplewood Park Funeral Home, 4017 Maplecrest Road with calling one hour prior. Burial in Marion National Cemetery, Tuesday August 7, 2018 at 2 pm. In lieu of flowers, the family would like to request contributions in her memory to the American Breast cancer center in Ft. Wayne, or to the charity of your choice. To sign the online guest book, go to