PAULDING -- McKenzie Lauren Phlipot, 12, Paulding, passed away Thursday, May 8, 2014.
She was born in Chicago, Ill. She loved music, playing the guitar, sports, the outdoors and hanging out at the lake with her cousins.
Surviving are her mother, Beth Martin of Chicago, Ill.; father, Travis Phlipot of Paulding, Ohio; grandparents, Joseph and Judith Phlipot of Paulding, Ohio; grandmother, Phyllis Martin of Coldwater, Mich.; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins who loved her. She was preceded in death by her grandfather, Edward "Pepper" Martin.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Wednesday, May 14, 2014, at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Fort Wayne. Burial was in Catholic Cemetery. Handling arrangements was D.O. McComb & Sons Pine Valley Park Funeral Home, Fort Wayne.
Memorials are to the family in the name of Joe Phlipot, 847 Emerald Road, Paulding, Ohio 45879.