March 3, 2017

Fusa Ross – Casey, Illinois
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February 8, 1920 – February 24, 2017
Fusa Ross, 97, formerly of Mitchell and Japan, passed away at 10:35 p.m. Friday, February 24, 2017, at Union Hospital in Terre Haute.
Born February 8, 1920, in Tokyo, Japan, she was the daughter of Nakano, Sukesaburo and Katori, Koma. She married William Lawrence Ross in Sapporro, Japan, on May 5, 1952, and he preceded her in death August 29, 1978.
Mrs. Ross was a strong and independent woman with a great faith in God and was a member of the Jacob Finger United Methodist Church. She worked tirelessly as an Army wife, mother, and homemaker. She loved caring for her family and took special care of her husband when diagnosed with cancer. She enjoyed gardening, sewing, crocheting, knitting, and working jigsaw puzzles. She had a love of birds and bird watching, all things floral, and hot tea. She was an avid anglophile and loved watching PBS.
Survivors include her daughter, Barbara (Randy) Perry of Casey, Illinois; son, Robert (Cheri) Ross of Southlake, Texas; grandchildren, Tabitha (Jay) Wycoff, Kristin (Rick) Calentine, John (Daeng) Hirsch, Jerrod (Heather) Bales, Sarah (Sean) Adams, Seth (Alexia) Ross, and Kaitlin Perry; nineteen great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Her parents; husband; and brothers, Nakano, Masao, and Nakano, Sukesaburo, preceded her in death.
At her request, a private family funeral service will be conducted in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Pastor Mark Copley officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery.
To view the full obituary, send a condolence message, light a candle or post photos, visit Markwell Funeral Home in Casey, Illinois assisted the family with arrangements.
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Martha Jane (Campbell) Trinkle – Mitchell
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December 19, 1924 – March 1, 2017
Martha Jane (Campbell) Trinkle, 92, of Mitchell, passed away Wednesday, March 1, 2017, at Mitchell Manor Living and Rehabilitation Center.
Born December 19, 1924, in Salem, she was the daughter of Thomas and Iva (Fultz) Campbell. Martha had been employed at Smith Cabinet Factory. She was an avid Indiana University Basketball fan and loved to read and cook.
Survivors include her daughters, Judith (Michael) Mayden of Mitchell, Carol (Don) Lane of Salem; grandchildren, Scott Smith, Todd Smith, Shea Van Hoy, Mandi Dersch; great grandchildren, Hayden Dersch, Branson Smith, Sara Ehlers, Stratton Smith, Kassidy Smith
Her parents and five brothers and four sisters preceded her in death.
Cremation was chosen with interment at Crown Hill Cemetery in Salem at a later date.
Memorial Gifts: White River Humane Society
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