Pharos-Tribune

Obituaries

February 26, 2013

A. Irene Brugh

A. Irene Brugh, 88, Logansport, died at 2:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at Miller’s Merry Manor.

Born Feb. 29, 1924, in Logansport, she was the daughter of Agnes and Charles Murphy. On Nov. 12, 1942, in Baltimore, Md., she was married to Charles A. Brugh, who preceded her in death.

Irene is survived by her 10 loving children, Carolyn (Bill) Henderson, Jim (Mercedes) Brugh, Mike (LeAnne) Brugh, Barbara (David) Stein, Phillip Brugh, Becky Hinkle, Suzy (Mark) Wamsley, Bill Brugh, Nancy (Dean) Pugh, and Bridget Brugh.

She was the devoted grandmother of 29 grandchildren, 44 great-grandchildren, and 12 great-great-grandchildren.

Irene was preceded in death by her infant daughter, Melissa, her husband, Charles, and three beautiful grandsons, Andy Brugh, Brad Henderson and Paul Kerns. Also preceding her were two delightful great-grandsons, Jake and Varnell, who lost their battle with cystic fibrosis.

Irene has three sisters, Mary Brindle, who preceded her in death, two surviving sisters, Teresa Barlow and Margaret (Peggy) Nies. Irene was a pioneer in starting her own business before that was a normal endeavor for women with children. She was a very creative and talented window treatment designer and seamstress and worked with numerous clientele including The Golden Rule, Discher Furniture, Gray Mill, Partridge, and many interior designers in this area. Many homes and businesses in Logansport were graced with her talents.

A Funeral Mass for Irene Brugh will be at 10 a.m. Friday at All Saints Catholic Church with Father Mike McKinney officiating. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery.

Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at Kroeger Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and Susan Komen Foundation. Condolences may be left online at www.kro egerfuneralhome.com.

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Obituaries
  • Mary C. Hopkins Mary C. Hopkins, 75, Lafayette, died at 7:25 a.m. Friday, July 25, 2014, at her residence. Celebration of life services will be 1 p.m. at Kossuth Street Baptist Church in Lafayette. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the time of service, with Past

    July 28, 2014

  • Virginia H. Ballard Virginia H. Ballard, 91, formerly of Logansport, passed away at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, July 26, 2014, at Community East Hospital of Indianapolis. Arrangements are pending at Gundrum Funeral Home.

    July 28, 2014

  • Joe C. Davis Joe C. Davis, 59, Logansport, passed away at 9:10 p.m. Thursday, July 17, 2014, in his residence.Born Dec. 27, 1954, in Logansport, he was the son to the late Joseph Emmett and Florence Jeanette (Sisler) Davis.On Dec. 5, 2003, in Logansport, he marri

    July 27, 2014

  • Theresa J. Von Tobel VALPARAISO — Theresa J. Von Tobel, 98, Valparaiso, passed away at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, July 23, 2014.Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. (EDT) Monday at Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht Chapel, Francesville. Burial will be in Roseland Cemetery, Frances

    July 27, 2014

  • Peggy J. (Logan) Squier Peggy J. (Logan) Squier, 62, Logansport, passed away at 9:10 p.m. Thursday, July 24, 2014, in Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne, due to a brain aneurysm.Born Sept. 19, 1951, in Logansport, she was the daughter of Mildred M. (Trinen) and th

    July 27, 2014

  • Beverly Jo Perez ROCHESTER — Beverly Jo Perez, 37, Rochester, passed away at 3:25 p.m. Thursday, July 24, 2014.Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Rochester Church of the Nazarene, Rochester. Interment will follow at the Reichter Cemetery, Talma.Visitation will

    July 27, 2014

  • Margaret J. Reed DELPHI — Margaret J. Reed, 90, Delphi, died Friday, July 25, 2014, at St. Elizabeth East Hospital.Mrs. Reed was born in Burrows on Oct. 13, 1923, to the late John and Vera Brown Graham. Mrs. Reed worked for 43 years at RBM in Logansport as a spot wel

    July 27, 2014

  • OBT-PT072714 Patacsil.jpg No Headline Provided Joseph Patacsil, 86, Logansport, a longtime teacher and coach at Logansport High School, passed away on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at his residence.He was born in Chicago to Marion and Severino (Ben) Patacsil. He was preceded in death by his parents a

    July 27, 2014 1 Photo

  • OBT-PT072714 Howell Blanche B. Howell Blanche B. Howell, 96, Logansport, passed away at 5:25 p.m. Thursday, July 24, 2014, at Woodbridge Health Campus.Born March 29, 1918 in Walton, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Edna (Shaffer) Vore.On Aug. 4, 1934, she married Richard T. H

    July 27, 2014 1 Photo

  • OBT-PT072714 Clem Edward L. 'Butch' Clem Edward L. “Butch” Clem, 82, Logansport, passed away Friday, July 25, 2014, in his residence.Born Jan. 19, 1932, in Cass County, he was the son of the late Harold “Dick” and Marie (Snyder) Clem. On Sept. 12, 1986, in Logansport, he married Rose M. Bol

    July 27, 2014 1 Photo

Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Poll

Should grocery and convenience stores be allowed to sell cold beer?

Yes
No
Unsure
     View Results
Featured Ads
AP Video
Kerry: Humanitarian Cease-fire Efforts Continue Raw: Corruption Trial Begins for Former Va Gov. The Carbon Trap: US Exports Global Warming UN Security Council Calls for Gaza Cease-fire Traditional African Dishes Teach Healthy Eating 13 Struck by Lightning on Calif. Beach Baseball Hall of Famers Inducted Israel, Hamas Trade Fire Despite Truce in Gaza Italy's Nibali Set to Win First Tour De France Raw: Shipwrecked Concordia Completes Last Voyage Raw: Sea Turtle Hatchlings Emerge From Nest Raw: Massive Dust Storm Covers Phoenix 12-hour Cease-fire in Gaza Fighting Begins Raw: Bolivian Dancers Attempt to Break Record Raw: Israel, Palestine Supporters Rally in US Raw: Air Algerie Flight 5017 Wreckage Virginia Governor Tours Tornado Aftermath Judge Faces Heat Over Offer to Help Migrant Kids Kangaroo Goes Missing in Oklahoma More M17 Bodies Return, Sanctions on Russia Grow
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.