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September 3, 2013

Rosalie A. Daugherty

Rosalie A. Daugherty

Rosalie A. Daugherty, 72, Logansport, passed away at 10:35 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30, 2013, at Community Hospital East, Indianapolis.

Born Sept. 26, 1940, in Kokomo, she was the oldest daughter of George and Jacqueline Tempey Ruschkofski.

She was married June 10, 1961, in Logansport, to Leland C. “Lee” Daugherty, who preceded her in death Feb. 25, 2013.

Rosalie was a graduate of Logansport High School, Ball State Teachers’ College and earned a master’s degree from Indiana University. For over 40 years, she was an elementary school teacher, with 30 of those years spent in the Indianapolis Public School system. She loved Indiana history and had a great appreciation for Abraham Lincoln and his presidency.

Rosalie also enjoyed creating historical costumes, which were featured at events in France Park, at Canal Days in Delphi, local and regional community theater productions, as well as costumes for Earth Day at Logansport High School.

She and her husband were active in the Central Indiana Leather Guild and Logansport Leather Guild, and she assisted in supporting the events of these organizations, including those at the Logansport Public Library.

While living in Indianapolis, she and her husband were affiliated with Kingsway Christian Church, Avon.

Surviving are daughters, Dana (Jacky) Yam, St. Louis, Lisa Daugherty (Teresa Brasher), Indianapolis; brother, Gerald (Mary Barbara) Ruschkofski, Columbia, S.C.; Ruth (Jim) Bender, Logansport and one granddaughter.

Visitation will be 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at Kroeger Funeral Home.

The funeral service will be 2 p.m. today at the funeral home. The Rev. Dean Snyder will officiate at the service. Burial will be in Davis Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Cass County Soil & Water Conservation District or the Logansport Public Library.

Condolences may be left online at www.kroegerfuneral home.com.

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