Monday, June 16th, 2008
Lena Ruth Whitacre, 84, of Redkey, Ind., died June 14, 2008, at her residence
She was born in March 3, 1924, in Portland, Ind., to Paul and Inez Baldauf Stults. On June 10, 1987, she married Richard Whitacre, who survives.
She was a homemaker and a member of the Loyal Order of Moose Lodge Auxiliary and the Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary, both in Portland.
Other survivors are a daughter, Kathleen L. (Ron) Walters of Wabash, Ind.; two brothers, John (Inez) Stults, Las Cruces, N.M., and Lowell Stults, Fort Wayne, Ind.; a sister, Betty Woolslager, Belle Fountain, Ind.; 18 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchldren.
Deceased is a son, Robert P. Grile; a daughter, Peggy Sue Bienz; a brother, Bill Stults; and two sisters, Helen Moeshberger and Wilma Cox.
Services are 11 a.m. Thursday at MJS Mortuaries Redkey Chapel, Redkey, Ind., the Rev. Jerry VanNatter officiating. Burial is at Hillcrest Cemetery, Red Key.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at MJS Mortuaries Redkey Chapel.