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e. josephine myers

Posted on Feb. 9, 2013 at 12:00 a.m.

May 16, 1922 - Feb. 7, 2013

HOWE — E. Josephine Myers, 90, of Howe, died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, at Parkview LaGrange Hospital.

She was born May 16, 1922, in Waynetown to Charles B. and Adah (Laird) Rusk.

Josephine was a retired teacher at Lakeland School Corp. She taught from 1944 until her retirement in 1981. She was a member of the Indiana State Teachers Association, Sylvan Chapter 251 O.E.S., former board member of the LaGrange County 4-H, and a member of the Lima Presbyterian Church in Howe.

On Aug. 5, 1945, she married Robert L. Myers in Waynetown. He died May 1, 2001.

Surviving are her children, Linda (Leo) Johnston and Gary L. (Jackie) Myers, both of Howe; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Her parents; husband; and a brother, Charles E. Rusk preceded Josephine in death.

Visitation will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10, at Frurip-May Funeral Home, 309 W. Michigan St., LaGrange. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 11, also at the funeral home. The Rev. Kenneth Weaver will officiate. Burial will take place in Brighton Cemetery, Howe.

Memorials may be contributed to LaGrange Council on Aging.