Mary "Granny" Elizabeth (DeLaughter) Speicher

April 25, 1950 ~ April 30, 2021 (age 71)


Mary “Granny” Elizabeth Speicher, age 72, of LaGrange, IN passed away on Friday, April 30, 2021 at her residence surrounded by her loving family.  Mrs. Speicher was born on April 25, 1950 in Richmond, IN to William “Bill” and Bessie (Baughman) DeLaughter.  In 1968, she graduated from Crown Point High School in Crown Point, IN.  She continued her education at Vincennes University in Vincennes, IN.  On May 23, 1970, she married her husband of 50 years Roger D. Speicher at The Chapel on Vincennes University Campus.  Mary was a businesswomen, artist, and retailer.  She owned and operated Down on the Farm Arts and Crafts for 20 years.  She sold canvas art, furniture, and other miscellaneous art pieces she produced.  Mary was musically talented, loved Broadway music, and singing.   She was a humble loving person who enjoyed people, her animals, and giraffe print decor and clothing.  Mary had an infectious laugh and was known for her “hard” but “loving” pats of endearment.  She loved her family, grandchildren, and spending all her spare time with those she loved.  

Survivors include:
Spouse, Roger D. Speicher of LaGrange, IN.
Daughter, Cresta Speicher of LaGrange, IN.
Son, Preston Speicher of LaGrange, IN.  
Granddaughter, Devanee Steider of LaGrange, IN.
Grandson, Telly Blayze Speicher of LaGrange, IN.  
Grandson, Star Speicher of LaGrange, IN.
Granddaughter, Kealy Speicher of Howe, IN.
Granddaughter, Aiyana Speicher of LaGrange, IN.  
Brother, David (Cara) DeLaughter of Thailand.
Brother, Billy (Leah) DeLaughter of Uganda.
Step-mother, Carolyn DeLaughter of Crown Point, IN. 

Mary was preceded in death by her parents and son, Telly TW Speicher.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, May 6, 2021 from 4:00pm-7:00pm at Hess Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 603 South Detroit Street, LaGrange, IN 46761.

Funeral service will be held on Friday, May 7, 2021 at 11am at Hess Funeral Home and Cremation Services.  

Burial will take place following the funeral at Greenwood Cemetery in LaGrange, IN

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May 6, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Hess Funeral Home and Cremation Services
603 S Detroit St
LaGrange, IN 46761

Funeral Service
May 7, 2021

11:00 AM
Hess Funeral Home and Cremation Services
603 S Detroit St
LaGrange, IN 46761

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