Willowdeane A. AUSTIN, 82, Albany, died Monday, January 15, 1996, in Albany Nursing Care, following an extended illness.
She was born March 14, 1913, in LaGrange. She had lived in the Muncie-Dunkirk area since 1940. She retired in 1971 from Danner's, Inc., Dunkirk, where she worked as a retail clerk for 20 years. She was a member of Eastern Star Teresa Chapter 237, LaGrange Lafayette Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, and Gethsemane United Methodist Church.
She was married for 48 years to Britt AUSTIN. He preceded her in death.
Survivors include one daughter, Donna STEPHENSON (husband, Don), Albany; one son, Donald AUSTIN (wife, Kathy), Muncie; one stepson, Joe AUSTIN (wife, Wilma), Marion; one sister, Violet BOUGHTON, Davenport, Fla.; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a great-granddaughter, Abigail SCOTT.
The funeral was Thrusday in Garden View Funeral Home, Muncie, with the Rev. Bill Shannon officiating.
Burial was in Gardens of Memory, Muncie.
Preferred memorials are to Alzheimer's Association, 5155 North Shadeland Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46226
Transcribed from an original newspaper clipping from the 'Sturgis Daily Journal', which serves the St. Joseph Co., Michigan area.
Copy provided by Sturgis Public Library.