Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

Obituaries

February 18, 2013

Ida C. Grow, 90

Greensburg — Ida C. Grow, 90, of Napoleon, passed away Friday, Feb. 15, 2013 at her home.

She was born near Napoleon July 14, 1922, the daughter of George and Pearl Drescher Young.

She married Arval Grow June 22, 1942, and he preceded her in death March 2, 2004.

Survivors include a daughter, Janet (Tim) Foster, of Napoleon; three grandchildren: Lisa (Daniel) Horn and Jeff Foster, both of Napoleon, and Kelly (Tiffany) Foster of Osgood; 10 great-grandchildren, three great-great grandchildren, three brothers: Sylvester Young and Lester (Betty) Young, both of Napoleon, and Delbert Young of New Mexico.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, brothers Walter, Harry, Roy, Norman, Earl and Alvin Young; and her sisters Esther Bernard, Sadie Schmidt and Alice Bultman.

Ida was a former employee of the International Furniture Company in Rushville, the Union Furniture Company in Batesville, Hillenbrand Industries in Batesville; and she also farmed and operated a trucking business with her husband.

Her travels had taken her to England, Germany, France, Switzerland, Italy and Holland. Ida was a member of Napoleon United Methodist Church and the Greensburg VFW Auxiliary.

Funeral services began at noon Monday, Feb. 18 at Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home, Versailles, Rev. Don Buck of Osgood First Baptist Church officiating.

Burial followed in St. John’s Lutheran Church Cemetery, Napoleon. Visitation was from 10 a.m. until time of service.

Memorials may be given to the Napoleon Fire Department or the Napoleon United Methodist Church, care of the funeral home.

 

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