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Florence Ann (Tebbe) Sturwold, 98, Greensburg, passed away Sunday, July 24, 2016, at Crown Pointe Senior Living Facility where she had been a resident since February 2011.
Florence's family extends a special thank you to the staff and residents of Crown Pointe for their excellent care and compassion during her stay there.
Florence was born Oct. 27, 1917, in Oldenburg, the daughter of William and Anna (Dickman) Tebbe.
She was a homemaker most of her life but had worked at Batesville Casket Co., G.C. Murphy Store and Carol Cook Dress Factory, Greensburg. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church and loved to play bingo, dance and attend her grandchildren's activities.
Florence married Andrew Joseph Sturwold Dec. 26, 1944, in Batesville, and he preceded her in death Nov. 8, 2008.
She is survived by two daughters: Carole Ann (Leon) Nobbe and Glenda (Carl) Nieman, Greensburg; one brother: Louis Tebbe, Batesville; four grandsons: Steven (Julie) Nobbe, Greensburg, David (Linda) Nobbe, Greensburg, Mark (Ginalee) Nieman, Indianapolis, and Jason (Michelle) Nobbe, Austin, Texas: four granddaughters: Brenda (Chris) Chapman, Greensburg, Susan (Trev) Wade, Indianapolis, Marsha (Drew) Tindall, Roanoke, and Nancy (Josh) Dye, Indianapolis; and 19 great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; two great-grandchildren: Isabelle Nobbe and William Nobbe; three brothers: John, William and Francis Tebbe; and three sisters: Mary Jane Tebbe, Marian Bischoff and Monica Ruberg.
A rosary service will start at 12:30 p.m. Sunday, July 31, followed by visitation from 1-5 p.m. at Porter-Oliger-Pearson Funeral Home, Greensburg. A funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 1, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Greensburg, with the Rev. John Meyer officiating. Burial will follow at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery.
Memorials can be made to the St. Mary's Church Building Fund. Online condolences can be made at www.popfuneralhome.com.
Published on July 25, 2016
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