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Friday, Nov. 8, 2019
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Winamac, IN
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Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019
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Lynn, IN
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Elsie M. Short


1931 - 2019
Elsie M. Short Obituary
Elsie M. Short

Winamac - Elsie M. Short, 88, of Winamac went home to be with the Lord at 8:15 AM Monday, November 4, 2019. Elsie was born on July 12, 1931 in Marion to the late Rev. V. Kenneth and Alice Earle Brown. She married the late Warren D. Short on August 24, 1951. In 1970, they moved to Winamac. Elsie served as the Mental Health Assistant Director for Pulaski County. She also worked at the Pulaski County Public Library and was a volunteer with the Pulaski Memorial Hospital Auxiliary. Elsie served as Mission Committee Chairman for the Nazarene and Methodist Churches. Elsie was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Winamac and a lifetime member of the Arba Friends Church. Elsie's last years were spent as a resident of the Pulaski Health Care Center where she led an active life. Her lifetime commitment was to serve the Lord and her family. Elsie's memory will be treasured by her family and by all those whom her life touched. She is survived by two children, Evelyn R. (Bernard) Regier and Leonard M. (Carol) Short; seven grandchildren, Leonard W. Short, Jacob K. Short, Abigail E. Regier, Gretchen R. (Kailas) Chapman, Bernard K. Regier, Michelle A. (Tim) Bowyer and Natalie L. Shidler; 17 Great Grandchildren; 1 Great Great Grandson; as well as Several Nieces and Nephews. Preceded in death by her parents, Rev. V. Kenneth and Alice Earle Brown, Sr.; her husband, Warren D. Short; a grandson, Bryan Jeff Shidler; and two brothers, Rev. V. Kenneth Brown, Jr. and Rev. David Brown. Visitation will be from 4-8 PM EST Friday, November 8, 2019 at Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN. Funeral Services will be held at 2 PM EST Saturday, November 9, 2019 at Arba Friends Church in Lynn, IN with Rev. Gene Moser officiating. Burial will take place at Arba Friends Church Cemetery in Lynn, IN. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Mission Programs at Arba Friends Church or Winamac First United Methodist Church. Online Condolences may be offered in the guestbook at www.frainmortuary.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN.
Published in The Palladium-Item from Nov. 5 to Nov. 9, 2019
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