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E. Josephine Myers


E. Josephine Myers, 90, Howe, died Thursday, February 7, 2013 at Parkview LaGrange Hospital.

    She was born May 16, 1922, in Waynetown, Ind., to Charles B. and Adah (Laird) Rusk.

    Moving from Montgomery County, Ind., to the area in 1944, she was a teacher at Lakeland School Corporation from 1944 until her retirement in 1981. She was a member of the Indiana State Teachers Association, Sylvan Chapter 251 O.E.S., and Lima Presbyterian Church in Howe, and a former board member of LaGrange County 4-H.

    She was married August 5, 1945, in Waynetown, Ind., to Robert L. Myers. He preceded her in death on May 1, 2001.

    Surviving are one daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Leo Johnston, Howe; one son and daughter-in-law, Gary L. and Jackie Myers, Howe; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

    She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Charles E. Rusk.

    Services were held Monday, February 11, at Frurip-May Funeral Home in LaGrange with Reverend Kenneth Weaver officiating.

    Burial is in Brighton Cemetery, Howe.

    Memorials may be directed to the LaGrange County Council on Aging.

    Online condolences may be sent at www.fruripmayfuneral

    Frurip-May Funeral Home in LaGrange was in charge of arrangements.