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Vivian Elizabeth Newhouse

96, of Frankfort, IN, died February 22, 2013 at St. Vincent Frankfort Hospital. She was born December 8, 1916 in Chalmers, IN to Jesse & Nora Josephine (Shigley) Cossel. She married Gerald A. 'Jerry' Newhouse on September 22, 1947 in Bowling Green, KY and he preceded her in death on December 8, 1973.

Mrs. Newhouse attended schools in Chalmers and Clark Hill. She managed the Downtown Elks in Frankfort with her husband for 15 years, and then she retired in 1979 from the P.R. Mallory Company after working over 20 years. She was a member of the First Christian Church, past president & secretary of Women of Elks, member of VFW Auxiliary, Women of the Moose and volunteered as a Pink Lady for 14 years with over 900 hours.

Her family includes, 3 Daughters: Trudy K. George of Noblesville, Judy C. (Ames) Shuel of Carmel, Jerri A. (Denny) Ridenour of rural Frankfort; Step-Daughter: Patricia Parker of Frankfort; 1 Sister: Violet Ruby Sterner of Sarasota, FL; 5 Grandchildren: Mandy (Rod) Taylor, Shelly Beavens, Steve & David Shuel and Bridget Walker; 7 Great Grandchildren: Brant and Alex Taylor and Raelyn Beavens, Ames and Ava Walker and David and Ella Shuel. She was preceded in death by a sister, a brother and a step-son, Ronnie Newhouse.

Services will be 11 a.m., Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort, IN. Visitation will be Tuesday, February 26th from 4-8 p.m. at the funeral home and one hour prior to the service on Wednesday. Burial will be in Chalmers Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the or the Clinton County Humane Society. Online condolences may be made at

Published in the The Indianapolis Star on Feb. 24, 2013
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