Violet Reba Hartsough (1920-2010)
Violet Reba Hartsough, 90, of Timercrest Senior Living Community, North
Manchester, Indiana, died at 5:57 a.m. Sunday, January 24, 2010 at Timbercrest
Healthcare Center in North Manchester. She was born January 9, 1920 in Kosciusko
County, Indiana, to Thomas J. and Elsie (Circle) Poland.
Violet married Daniel R. Hartsough on January 9, 1942; he died August 31, 1986. She was a 1938 Sidney High School graduate and a member of the Manchester Church of the Brethren. Violet was a member of the Red Hat Society and enjoyed yard work and her flower gardens. While most people were contemplating retirement, Violet decided to get her first job. She loved working at McDonald's and later Dairy Queen, both in North Manchester.
She is survived by her son, John K. (Ann) Hartsough of North Manchester; six grandchildren, Jay (Nicole) Rosen of Lafayette, Indiana, Jon (Beth) Rosen of North Manchester, Jama (Gary) Fry of Roanoke, Indiana, Rebecca Hartsough of Denver, Colorado, Joel Hartsough of Golden, Colorado, and Craig Hartsough of Niles, Michigan; seven great-grandchildren, Jayden Rosen and Jayla Rosen, both of Lafayette, Kennedy Rosen and Dyson Rosen, both of North Manchester, Gunnar Fry, Leah Fry, and Olivia Fry, all of Roanoke; and her son-in-law, James Rosen, of Urbana, Indiana. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Janet Rosen, her infant son, James Duane Hartsough, two brothers, Harold and Delmar Poland, and her sister, Belva Drudge.
Funeral services will be held at Timbercrest Chapel, 2201 East Street, North Manchester, on Wednesday, January 27, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Kurt Borgmann officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, North Manchester. Friends may call 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at Grandstaff-Hentgen Bender Chapel, 207 W. Main Street, North Manchester, and from 1-2 p.m. Wednesday at Timbercrest Chapel.
Preferred memorials are to Timbercrest Senior Living Community or Manchester Church of the Brethren.