|Birth: ||Dec. 24, 1914|
|Death: ||Jun. 8, 2010|
Florence Ashbaugh (nee Lewis), age 95 of Racine, WI, passed away June 8, 2010.
She was born on December 24, 1914 in Gary, IN. Florence graduated from Horace Mann High School and attended Indiana University.
She married Donald L. Ashbaugh in 1938. Florence was devoted to her husband and family, giving to her community and dedicated to her church. "Flo" and Don loved spending time supporting their children's activities and visiting with their families. As a teenager, she taught sewing to inner city women. She gave unselfishly of her time and energies to the Methodist Hospital Auxiliary and served over 50 years as a member of the Methodist Hospitals of Gary and the Methodist Hospital Board of Directors. Florence was an active member of City Methodist Church and later a member of Merrillville Methodist Church. She was a 50 year member of P.E.O. Her love of life and joyful spirit serve as an inspiration to her family and will be missed by all who knew her.
Florence is survived by her children: Jo-Ann Goodyear of Racine, WI, Martha (James) Dayson of Titusville, FL and James L. (Barbara) Ashbaugh of Sasche, TX; six grandchildren: Carol, Michael, Jane, Laura, Kimberly and Adam. She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald. Funeral services will be held Saturday, June 12, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. at Burns Funeral Home, 10101 Broadway, Crown Point, IN with Rev. John Starr officiating. Interment at Ridgelawn Cemetery, Gary. Friends may visit with the family on Saturday from 10:00-11:00 a.m. (time of service). In lieu of flowers, please make any donations in memory of Florence to the Methodist Hospitals Foundation, 600 Grant Street, Gary, IN 46402.
Published in The Times from June 10 to June 11, 2010
Created by: Jackie & Ralph
Record added: May 19, 2012
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