Machledt & Servies Funeral Home is proud to be family owned and operated since 1915 serving Waveland and the surrounding communities. We count it a privilege to serve each family and honor their loved one with the upmost respect and care during a family’s most difficult time.
Each detail is just as important to us, as it is to your family. We strive to ensure that your loved one is cared for and that we meet your needs with the quality and service your family deserves. Our Mission is to provide all types of funeral services with the highest quality and respect so that we can best personalize and pay tribute to your loved one.
Anthony Wireman, a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer, began his career in the funeral business at the age of sixteen in his hometown of Frankfort. He grew up in rural Clinton County, Indiana and graduated from Rossville High School in 2004. Knowing that he wanted to own his own funeral home someday, he went to mortuary school in Indianapolis and graduated in 2008. Continue
Kandace Wireman, office manager and co owner, began helping in the office of her father’s business at a young age. She has served as a project coordinator for a company in Fishers, Indiana for the past seven years before moving to Ladoga. Kandace enjoys serving the community with her husband Anthony and spending time with her family.
Brent Wireman, a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer, began his career in the funeral business at the age of 16 in Frankfort, Indiana. He grew up in rural Clinton County, Indiana and graduated from Rossville High School in 2006.
Inspired by his mentors early on, he studied mortuary sciences right out of high school and graduated from Ivy Tech in 2008 with an Associate of Applied Science Degree.
Brent is a resident of Boone County and is married to Belinda.
He is active in his church with the music department and helps in the youth department as well.
Brent enjoys fourwheeling, playing music, leather work, model railroading and being outdoors.
In Loving Memory
John B. Monts, of Ladoga, IN, passed away at his residence on Friday, March 1, 2019. He was born on June 24, 1942 in Rockville, IN to the late John W. and Dorothy Maxine (Sadler) Monts. He married Belinda S. (Griffin) Monts on August 24, 1963 in Terre Haute, IN. She survives.
After graduating in 1960 from Rockville High School he served in the Indiana National Guard from 1962 to 1968. He was a member, deacon, and trustee of the Ladoga Christian Church, Roachdale Masonic Lodge, Roachdale Order of Eastern Star, Ladoga Lions Club Past President, Past Worshipful Master Jerusalem Lodge in Clinton, IN, the Indiana Funeral Directors Association, Vermillion County Low 12 Club, Assoc. Guardian of Jobs Daughters, Past Patron of OES, IWCS Wood Collectors, and a director of the Boy Scouts of America, Ladoga.
After graduating from Mortuary School in 1962, he began working for Frist Funeral Home, in Clinton, Indiana until 1981, where he then began working for Servies and Morgan Funeral Home as an embalmer and funeral director until he recently retired. He thoroughly enjoyed woodworking, fishing, and golfing as well as spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife, Belinda S. (Griffin) Monts of Ladoga, IN; sons, Bradley J. (Karen) Monts of Ladoga, IN, Bryan L. (Debbie) Monts Ladoga, IN; Grandchildren, Brandon (Jessie) Monts, Mooresville, IN, Taylor of Willington, N.C., Brooke, New York, New York, and Brody Monts of Crawfordsville, IN, Step Grandson, Blake Massing, Ladoga, Great Granddaughter, Haisley Jade Monts; Brothers, Ronald (Mary) Monts, Jerry (Carol) Monts; Sister Darlene (Tony) Reeder, and Several Nieces and Nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services were held at 10:30 AM, Monday, March 4, 2019 at Ladoga Christian Church, 124 West Elm Street, Ladoga, IN 47954 with Reverend Gary Edwards officiating. Burial following the service in Ladoga Cemetery. Friends visited with the family on Sunday, March 3, 2019 from 4:00 to 8:00 PM at the church. Masonic Rites took place at 7:30 PM, Sunday at the church. Memorial contributions in John’s memory may be made to Ladoga Christian Church, the Ladoga Library, and the American Cancer Society.
Funeral Director, CFSP
Director of Public Relations
Jim joined our staff in 2017 after retiring from a long and happy career in community banking.
As the Director of Public Relations, Jim handles all our advertising and he also maintains our community outreach activities.
Jim makes his home on the old family farm near Morton.
His two passions in life are being a Prayer Warrior and prospering the children of Putnam County through the Mary Allison Children’s Trust. Jim also plans to out live all his doctors.