Mary M. Gutwein
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Saturday, May 11, 2013
Mary M. Gutwein, 94, of Francesville, IN, formerly of Monon, passed away at 6:45 AM Saturday, May 11, 2013 at Parkview Haven Retirement Home in Francesville, IN.
Mary was born October 10, 1918 on the family farm west of Francesville, IN, to John and Regina Burris Kupke . She was a graduate of Francesville High School.
Mary married Emil L. Gutwein on October 18, 1936 in Monon, IN. They resided in Monon for the next 57 years. Emil died on April 22, 1994. Mary continued to live in Monon until the fall of 2009 when she and her daughter Kristie moved to the Parkview Haven Retirement Home in Francesville.
Mary was a member of the Apostolic Christian Church in Francesville and the Monon Homemakers Club. She was active in all of her children's school activities. Mary loved her family, her garden and especially her flowers.
Survivors include three sons Philip (Julie) Gutwein and Dr. Emil Edward (Dr. Belinda) Gutwein, both of Monticello, IN, and Paul (Caroline) Gutwein, Las Vegas, NV, three daughters Linda (Dr. Robert) Griffin, Terre Haute, IN, Kristie Gutwein and Pamela (Don) Vogt, both of Francesville, IN, 13 Grandchildren, 34 Great grandchildren, 1 Great Great Granddaughter, and one sister Alta Mae Stewart Rensselaer, IN.
She was preceded in death by her husband Emil L. Gutwein, her parents John L. and Regina Burris Kupke, and a brother Dr. Melvin Kupke MD.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30AM EDT Thursday, May 16, 2013, in Apostolic Christian Church, Francesville, with Ministers of the Church officiating. Burial will take place in the Roseland Cemetery, Francesville, IN.
Visitation will be held from 4-8PM EDT Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht Chapel, Francesville, and one hour before the service Thursday at the church.
Memorial Contributions may be given to Parkview Haven Retirement Home, 101 Contitution Drive, Francesville, IN 47946.
Online Condolences may be offered in the guestbook at www.frainmortuary.com.
230 South Brooks St.
Francesville, IN 47946
Published in the Journal & Courier from May 12 to May 13, 2013