Jane Mae Butsch

Thursday, August 4, 2005

Born 11-15-1920 -- Died 7-24-2005

Jane Mae Butsch, 84, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died July 24, 2005, at the Ash Flat Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Ash Flat.

She was born on Nov. 15, 1920, in Roslyn Farms, Pa., daughter of Everett and Mary Truxal Hodges. She was married to Paul Butsch June 17, 1944, in Mishawaka, Ind. She was a long time member of the Sunnyside Presbyterian Church in South Bend, Ind.

Survivors include her husband, Paul of the home; two daughters -- Bonnie (Hank) Herreman of Granger, Ind., and Debra Pinkston of Tomball, Texas; two sons -- Paul (Gail) Butsch Jr. of Norwich, Conn., and Robert (Phyllis) Butsch of Tomball, Texas; a brother, Everett (Lu) Hodges of Midvale, Utah; and 11 grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a daughter, Mary.

The funeral was July 29 at the Sunnyside Prebyteian Church in South Bend with Rev. Jamie Miller officaiting. Burial was in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens in Osceola Indiana.

Local arrangements were under the direction of the Tri-County's Cherokee Chapel of Highland, Ark.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the Leukemia Socitey or the Alzheimer's Association.