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Jean Alice Strough, 89, of Pendleton, passed away Thursday, May 25, 2017 at Community Heart and Vascular Hospital in Indianapolis.
She was born March 7, 1928 in Elwood, to the late Milford and Mabel (Webb) Hunter.
Jean graduated from Markleville High School in 1946. In 1947, Jean married Merril Strough, who preceded her in death on January 24, 2012. She devoted her life to caring for her daughter Becky who passed away on September 22, 2014. Jean liked to tend garden and feed all critters on her back patio. She was a member of Fortville United Methodist Church.
She is survived by her sons Dick (Gwen) of Fortville and Ronald (Terre) of McCordsville; daughter Rita Doty Pendleton; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husband and daughter Becky; Jean was preceded in death by her brothers, Robert and William; and sisters Anna, Mary and Donna.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 3 p.m. with visitation beginning at noon at Seals Funeral Home, Fortville Burial will take place at Gravel Lawn Cemetery, Fortville.
Memorial contributions may be made to Fortville United Methodist Church 125 E. Staat Street Fortville, IN 46040.
Online condolences may be shared at www.sealsfuneralhome.com.
Published on May 27, 2017
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