Margaret J. Rush-Very, 94 passed away Wednesday at her daughters home. She was the former Margaret Merkley, a native of Jasper, Indiana. She was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church for 64 years where she was a member of the choir for 5o plus years and the resurrection choir for many years. Margaret was also a member of the Daughters of Isabella for over 60 years. Preceded in death by: first husband of 40 years Roy C. Rush; son David Rush; daughter Patty Hays; grandson Darren Rush; brothers Charles, Bob and Jim Merkley; sister Louise Pfau and second husband of 20 years Lawson Very. Survivors: daughters Margaret Schad, Geraldine Stewart and Helen Scott; sister Mary Winkler; 10 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. Visitation: 12 8 pm Friday at the Market Street Chapel of Seabrook Dieckmann & Naville Funeral Homes. Funeral Mass: 10 am Saturday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. Expressions: Hosparus of Southern Indiana.
Published on November 15, 2017