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July 14, 1920 â€” June 15, 2014
Elizabeth Westine Wilson, 93, of Churubusco, formerly of Michigantown, passed away Sunday, at her daughterâ€™s home.
She was born July 14, 1920, in Tipton County, the daughter of Guy and Elsie Kepler Newton.
Westine married Clayton Donald Wilson Aug. 17, 1968. He preceded her in death Feb. 26, 2007.
Westine graduated from Elwood High School in 1944, and from St. Joseph Good Samaritan School of Nursing in 1947. She owned and operated Newton Convalescent Home in Frankfort from 1957 to 1969. Westine then worked at Frankfort Hospital and later became a private duty nurse from 1973 to 1976. In 2003, they moved to Churubusco. Westine had been a member of Mount Hope Chapel in Michigantown.
Surviving Westine are one son, Walter D. (Alice) Wilson of Muncie; three daughters, Marilyn Joy (Stephen) Middaugh of Churubusco, Sandra Lea Wilson of Lafayette, and Kellena Johnson of Crawfordsville; 15 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husband and parents, she is preceded in death by one daughter, Beverly Rothenberger; two sisters; two brothers; and four grandchildren.
Visitation for Westine will be held at Genda Funeral Home in Frankfort on Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m.
Funeral services will begin at 1 p.m. on Thursday at Mount Hope Chapel in Michigantown with Pastor Max Kingsolver officiating.
Burial will follow in Whiteman Cemetery in Michigantown. Memorials in Westineâ€™s name may be made to Gideonâ€™s International. Online condolences may be directed to www.gendafuneralhome.com.