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Erin Elizabeth (Drudge) Love

May 27, 1981 ~ February 14, 2018 (age 36)

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Erin Love

Erin Elizabeth Love, age 36 of rural Akron died on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at 4:57 p.m. at her residence.

She was born to Charles “Chuck” and Darlene (Sparks) Drudge on May 27, 1981 in Rochester, Indiana.  Erin graduated from Tippecanoe Valley High School in 1999.  On December 31, 2004 she married Eric Michael Love in Miami County. She and her husband had lived all of their lives in Akron, Indiana.

Erin graduated from Goshen College and her most recent employment was with Zimmer-Biomet in Warsaw where she was an associate manager of regulatory affairs.  Before taking a job at Zimmer-Biomet, she worked at Cardinal Services in Warsaw as a qualified developmental disabilities professional.  Erin had a loving and caring heart and gave everything she had to serve people.  At Cardinal Services she took everything to heart and made a difference in everyone’s life that she came in contact with.  Her children meant so much to her and she was filled with joy to see all of them baptized.

Survivors of Erin are her husband: Eric Love and three children: Ethan Perkins, Elijah Love and Elizabeth “Libby” Love all of Akron; her parents: Chuck and Darlene Drudge of Akron; one sister: Aimee (spouse Stuart) and their three children: Lillian, Chloe and Natalie Prawat of Indianapolis; her father and mother-in-law: Mike and Deanna Love of Akron; and brother-in-law: Brian Love of Akron.

Preceding Erin in death is her grandmother: Jane Drudge in 1976; her sister: Amanda Drudge in 1997; and her grandfather: Richard Drudge in 2013.

Visitation for Erin will be Sunday, February 18, 2018 at the Olive Branch Church, 4581 E. 1200 N. Roann, Indiana from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m.

Funeral Services will be Monday, February 19, 2018 at the Olive Branch Church at 10:30 a.m. officiated by Pastor Jeff Sumner.  There will be one hour visitation before the service.

Burial will be at the Akron IOOF Cemetery in Akron, Indiana.

For those who wish to honor the memory of Erin, donations are being accepted to help with the children.  A Memorial Fund has been set up at Wells Fargo Bank for them.  Checks can be made out to:  Erin Love Donation/Memorial Fund.  The address to send them is:   Wells Fargo Bank, 202 E. 9th Street, Rochester Indiana  46975.

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February 18, 2018

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Olive Branch Church
4581 E. 1200 N.
Roann, Indiana 46974

Funeral Service
February 19, 2018

10:30 AM
Olive Branch Church
4581 E. 1200 N.
Roann, Indiana 46974

February 19, 2018

3:49 PM
Akron IOOF Cemetery
S 1075 E
Akron, IN 46910

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