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Friday, February 16th, 2007
Max Butcher
Max E. Butcher, 74, 1589 West 550 North, Bryant, Ind., died Feb. 14, 2007, at the Jay County Hospital, Portland, Ind.
He was born April 7, 1932, in Jay County, to Homer and Myrtle Crabill Butcher. In 1952, he married Martha Noble, who survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Mark, Pennville, Ind., and Michael, Bryant; six daughters, Wanda (Roger) Downs and Patty (Jerry) Meinerding, all of Bryant, Judy (Timothy) Simon, Olivet, Mich., Diane Shreeve, Amy (Harold Dean) Craig and Lori (Reuben) Theurer, all of Portland; a brother, Homer Jr., Portland; three sisters, Iva Brotherton and Frances Goss, both of Bryant, and Katherine Wood, Greenwood, Ind.; and 24 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.
He was retired from Sheller-Globe and was a farmer.
Services are 10 a.m. Saturday at Baird-Freeman Funeral Home, Portland, the Rev. Paul Van Cise officiating. Burial is at Gravel Hill Cemetery, West of Bryant.
Calling is 4-7 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to the Jay County Heart Fund.
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