Mildred L. Rush

Mildred L. Rush, age 92, of New Palestine, died on Friday, Jan. 28, 2011, at Community Hospital East in Indianapolis. Born on Aug. 23, 1918, in New Palestine, she was the daughter of Raymond and Nancy Leoma (Snider) Brune.

Surviving her are her children, Karen Sue (Terry L.) Bennett of New Palestine, Judy Ann (Dan) Moore of Martinsville, and Marcia Lee (Andrew) Wheeler of Westfield; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a foster sister, Lois Steele of Indianapolis.

She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; brother, Lowell F. Brune; and a granddaughter.

Funeral services were rescheduled due to icy weather conditions and will now take place 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011, at Erlewein Mortuary in Greenfield. Burial will follow at Washington Park East Cemetery. Pastor Larry Bush will be officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to Amity UMC, 6042 W. 100 N., Greenfield, IN, 46140.

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