Germaine Kathleen Patrice (Fangman) Grapevine


Germaine Kathleen Patrice (Manship) Grapevine, age 72, a native of Kokomo, Indiana and a resident of Commiskey, Indiana, passed away on Monday, March 27, 2023 at Compassus Hospice. She was born on January 27, 1951 to the late Leonard Manship and the late Kathryn (Fangman) Manship. She was a Catholic by Faith. Germaine will forever be remembered as a kind hearted lady that never met a stranger. Her passion was working with people with disabilities. She enjoyed reading, sewing and her dogs and cats. She loved working in the garden with her family and canning what she grew. The family will forever treasure the memories of her chili and vegetable soup. She loved to watch American Idol and The Voice and then text her grandson about who was doing the best.

She is survived by her beloved husband of over 46 years, Richard Grapevine, one son, Joseph Zagata of Seymour, Indiana, three daughters, Melissa Wilson and her husband Joseph of Seymour, Indiana, Andrea Zagata of Seymour, Indiana and Amanda Betz and her husband Matthew of North Vernon, Indiana. One sister, Deldea Klurber of Terra Haute, Indiana.

Ten grandchildren, five great grandchildren and three on the way.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister, Mary Manship.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, April 6, 2023 from 10:00 AM until 1:00 PM at Christensen Family Funeral Home with funeral services beginning at 1:00 PM, Pastor Angel Armstrong will officiate. She will be laid to rest at White Chapel Cemetery.

The family requests that memorial donations be directed the ARC of Jackson, County.

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Daniel and Betsy Christensen have been entrusted with the arrangements.