Mary F. Kline died January 10, 1986.
The obituary read: Mary F. McNew, 98, a resident of Columbus Convalescent Center at 2100 Midway, died there at 1:30 am today. Mrs. McNew is survived locally by a daughter, Christina Campfield of 1019 1/2 Lafayette; a son, Wendel McNew of Jonesville and a sister, Barbara Wheeler of 2212 Lafayette. She was a member of St. Bartholomew Roman Catholic Church.
Funeral service will be conducted by the Rev. Bernard Koopman at 10 am Monday at St. Bartholomew Catholic Church. Calling hours will be from 3 -8 pm Sunday at Hathaway-Myers Funeral Chapel where a prayer service will be held at 7pm Sunday. Burial will be at St. Anne's Roman Catholic Church in Jennings County.
Mrs. McNew was born July 13, 1887, in Jennings County, the daughter of Wendel and Otilla Fultzenlogel Kline. She was the widow of Ora McNew who died in 1954.
Other survivors include two other sons, Clinton McNew of Tipton and Robert McNew of Kokomo; two other daughters, Flora Baguss of Grand Rapids, Michigan and Ralfetta Kincaid of Tell City; another sister, Rose Daughtery of Akron, Ohio; 24 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and four great-great grandchildren, as well as several nieces and nephews.
The follow up notice read:
Funeral service for Mary Frances McNew, 98, a resident of Columbus Convalescent Center at 2100 Midway, was conducted Monday by the Rev. Bernard Koopman at St. Bartholomew Roman Catholic Church. Organist was Virginia Hammond, cantor was Noreen Finn and servers were Jodi Eckerly and Amy Harpenau.
Burial was at St. Anne Cemetery in Jennings County. Pallbearers were Ralph Stiles, Ed and Frank Hammons, John Baguss, George Shook and John Duncan.
Mrs. McNew died Friday at the convalescent center.
Funeral arrangements were made by Hathaway-Myers Funeral Chapel.