Shelia Kay Garling, 61, of Winamac, IN passed away at 10:45 AM Sunday, June 2, 2019 at White Oak Health Campus in Monticello, IN. Shelia was born on June 17, 1957 in Logansport, IN to Richard T. and Wanda May Shidler Myers. She was a graduate of Frontier High School in Chalmers, IN. On April 17, 1982, Shelia married Brad L. Garling in Chalmers. He survives.
In her younger years, Shelia worked for her mom at Chalmer’s Café. She spent many years working as an aide at the hospitals in Monticello and Winamac. Shelia made a career change – going to work for local accountant Bob Simpson – which led to her getting a job in the Pulaski County Auditor’s Office. Shelia and her husband, Brad, owned and operated Gear Up Sports and Apparel in Winamac. Shelia would go on to serve as Pulaski County Auditor from 2009-2016. Shelia loved serving others; whether it was running her own business or serving the residents of Pulaski County.
Shelia was a member of Bethel Bible Church in Winamac. She loved spending time with her church family; together growing in the Lord. Shelia was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister and friend. She was an avid reader and enjoyed shopping. She especially enjoyed attending the sporting events of her children and grandchildren. Spending time with her family brought great joy to her life. Shelia also enjoyed traveling places with family and friends. She was a very social woman who did not know a stranger. Her warm smile and unique laugh made everyone feel welcome and comfortable. She will be dearly missed.
She is survived by:
Brad L. Garling, Winamac, IN Husband
Leslie (Aaron) Disinger, Monticello, IN Daughter
Matthew Garling, Winamac, IN Son
Mason Disinger, Grandson
Hayden Disinger, Grandson
Kaylee Disinger, Granddaughter
Richard T. Myers, Monticello, IN Father
Richard T. (Mary) Myers, Jr., Rensselaer, IN Brother
Several Nieces and Nephews
Preceded in death by:
Wanda May “Sis” Shidler Myers, Mother
Funeral Services will be held at 11 AM Thursday, June 6, 2019 at Bethel Bible Church in Winamac, IN with Pastor Thomas Hopewell officiating.
Visitation will be from 3-8 PM EDT Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN and one hour prior to services at the church Thursday.
Burial will take place at Buck Cemetery in Thornhope, IN.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Bethel Bible Church or Kindred Hospice.
Online Condolences may be offered in the guestbook at www.frainmortuary.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN.