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Majorie Pauline "Polly" Borton Roush
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Birth: May 22, 1922
Marshall
Calhoun County
Michigan, USA
Death: Jul. 13, 2008
Indiana, USA

Mrs. Roush was a Elementary School teacher for the Huntington County Community School system for 20 years. She was a 1940 graduate of Fayette High school in Fayette, OH. She received her Bachelors degree from Huntington University in 1946 and later received her Masters in Elementary Education from Ball State University. She also received an Honorary Doctorate from Huntington University in 2001. She was a member of the College Park United Brethren Church and the Shakespeare Club. She will always be remembered for her beautiful smile, her passion for music and her green thumb. She was born on May 20, 1922 in Marshall, MI a daughter of Paul and Olive Cosens Borton. She was united in marriage to J. Edward Roush on September 5, 1943 in Fayette, OH. He preceded her in death on March 26, 2004. Survivors include three sons: David L. Roush of Denver, CO., Joel E. Roush of Huntington and Robin Roush of Roanoke; a daughter: Melody Wright of Winona Lake; two sisters: Helen Turnow-Sommer of Oregon, OH and Martha Wyse of Archbold, OH; three brothers: Wallace Borton of Murenci, MI, Max Borton of Fayette, OH and Daniel Borton of Wauseon, OH; Ten grandchildren and 5 great grandchild. She was preceded in death by a sister Sharon Borton. 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles Cosens (1879 - 1968)
  Margaret M Strevel Cosens (1882 - 1976)
 
 Spouse:
  John Edward Roush (1920 - 2004)
 
Burial:
Pilgrims Rest Cemetery
Huntington
Huntington County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Tombstoner & Family
Record added: Jul 15, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28309208
Majorie Pauline Polly <i>Borton</i> Roush
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Majorie Pauline Polly <i>Borton</i> Roush
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Majorie Pauline Polly <i>Borton</i> Roush
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Third cousin, once removed
- Christina (Daniel) Strevel
 Added: Mar. 19, 2017
Wonderful teacher and lady! Had lots of fun at her house too.
- Andrea
 Added: May. 23, 2013

- Theron & Helen Smith
 Added: Mar. 14, 2013
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