Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Mildred "Midge" Shane (May 22, 2011)

Mildred "Midge" Shane, 89, of Greenville, passed away early Sunday morning, May 22, 2011 at Rest Haven in Greenville.

She was born November 27, 1921 in Ft. Wayne, IN, daughter of the late Carl and Clara (Petering) Kruckeberg. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Shane; a daughter, Jeanne Shane; a son, Timmy Shane; a brother, Carl Kruckeberg, Jr.; sisters, Donna Mowery and Irene Baker.

Midge was a military wife of over 20 years and retired from Corning Glass in Greenville. She was a lifelong member of St. John Lutheran Church.

She is survived by her children, Dan (Bonnie) Shane of Shickshinny, PA, Michael (Jan) Shane of Phoenix, AZ, Kelly (Cary) VanDeGrift of Greenville; grandchildren, Thomas Connell, Kara Connell-Hall, Christy (Duane) Rudzystka, Keena (Robert) Hutchenson, Jason Shane, Hillary Shane, Katie (Chris) Fields, Rebecca (Kyle) Boroff, Caroline VanDeGrift, and Alexis Shane; great grandchildren, Jacob, Jessica, Kayleigh, Isabella, Bobby, and Alex; a brother, Robert Kruckeberg of Arizona; sisters, Helen (Karl) Garner of Dayton, and Dorothy Sharp of Greenville; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

Services will be held at 10a.m., Thursday, May 26 at St. John Lutheran Church with Pastor Alan Knoke officiating. Burial will follow in the St. John Lutheran Cemetery.

The family requests that memorial contributions be given to Cancer Association of Darke County or State of the Heart Hospice.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville.

Condolences may be left for the family a www.oliverfloyd.com