Theda F. Cleveland

Theda Frances Cleveland

92, of Orleans, IN, died on Thursday, September 26, 2013 in the Paoli Health and Living in Paoli, Indiana. She was born on May 30, 1921 in West Baden Springs, Indiana, the daughter of Claude Joseph and Helen Henson Bird. She married Frank E. Cleveland on December 16, 1939. He died on November 2, 1992. She was a homemaker and a member of Bethel Community Church.

She is survived by two sons, Dennis F. Cleveland of Fishers, Indiana and Fred A. Cleveland of Indianapolis; seven daughters survive, Theda, Marilyn F. Morgan of Orleans, Sue Light of Carmel, Indiana, Martha A. Nesty of Concord, California, Norma Jean Griffith of Wartburg, Tennessee, Thelma L. McClary of Huber Heights, Ohio, Linda R. Sanders of Indianapolis and Kathy Jo Burton of Orleans, Indiana; one brother, Jim Bird of Hillham and two sisters, Sara J. Stone of French Lick and Annie Gugin of Colorado. There are 26 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, two brothers, two sisters and two grandchildren.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, September 30 in Bethel Community Church, Orleans. Burial will be in Bethel Cemetery. Friends are invited to the visitation in Ochs - Te trick Funeral Home in Orleans, IN on Sunday, September 29 from 4 to 8 p.m. Condolences may be sent to the family at:

Funeral Home

Ochs-Tetrick Funeral Home - Orleans
187 East Jefferson Street  Orleans, IN 47452
(812) 865-2590

Published in the The Indianapolis Star on Sept. 28, 2013