Jan. 4, 1931 - July 28, 2013
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OSCEOLA - Aurelia I. "Rae" Anthony, 82, of Osceola, passed away at 5:15 p.m. Sunday (July 28, 2013) at Miller's Merry Manor in Wakarusa. She was born January 4, 1931 in Chicago, Illinois to Theodore and Cecille (Neuman) Rasmussen and moved to South Haven, Michigan. Rae graduated from South Haven High School and attended Michigan State University. She moved to South Bend, Indiana in 1950. On September 6, 1952 in Holy Cross Catholic Church, South Bend, Indiana she married Dean Anthony who preceded her in death on December 4, 1992. Rae is survived by her daughter, Carla Borg of Cary, IL; two sons, Craig (Debra) Anthony of Osceola and Kevin (Debra) Anthony of Wakarusa; and eight grandchildren, Kahli, Kandyce, Michelle, Mitchell, Michael, Christopher, Nicole and Kayla. Rae was a member of Queen of Peace Catholic Church, Mishawaka, where she was active with the Rosary Society and the Christ Child Society. She was involved with the PTO at Penn Harris Madison Schools and the Assemblers Dance Club. Rae was an avid golfer and belonged to Four Lakes Country Club where she was active in the 18 Hole Ladies Group. Rae was also an active member of St. Joseph Women's Golf Association and served as President for three years. She was employed by the Bendix and Studebaker corporations and worked for Martin's Super Markets for over 20 years in food promotions. The family will receive friends from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday at Zimmerman-Inman Funeral Home, 1109 Lincolnway W., Osceola, IN. The rosary will be recited at 5:00 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Additional visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. till 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Queen of Peace Catholic Church, 4508 Vistula Road, Mishawaka, Indiana. The mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the church. Fr. John Eze will preside and burial will follow at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. A luncheon will be held at the church immediately following the burial. Contributions in memory of Aurelia I. Anthony may be made to Queen of Peace Catholic Church.
Published in South Bend Tribune on July 30, 2013