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william p. booth

April 15, 1921 - June 21, 2013

HOWE — William P. “Bill” Booth, 92, of Howe, died Friday, June 21, at Parkview LaGrange Hospital.

He was born April 15, 1921, in LaGrange County, to John M. and Leafa (Fisher) Booth.

He served with the Indiana State Police from 1946 to 1966.

He married Patricia Grubaugh on May 3, 1942, at Wolcottville Baptist Church. She died Feb. 1, 1994.

He married Helen Glotfelty in 1997. She died in May 2006.

Survivors include his children, Barbara G. Lehmer and Karmen G. and W. Print Booth; 13 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and brothers Donald D. and L. Thomas (Sue) Booth.

He was preceded in death by siblings Ida Lou Sutherland, Nona Lee Weston, Rita Anne Elliott and John M. Jr. and Charles C. Booth.

Visitation will be from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, June 24, at Frurip-May Funeral Home, with a 7:30 p.m. Masonic service. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 25, at the funeral home. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, LaGrange. LaGrange American Legion Post 215 will conduct military rites.

Memorials may be made to Lima Presbyterian Church or the donor’s choice.

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