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Florence C. Kreiter

Place of Service
Deaton-Clemens Funeral Home
115 S. Main St.
Bourbon, Indiana 46504

Time of Service
10:00 A.M. Thursday
May 3, 2012

Place of Visitation
Deaton-Clemens Funeral Home
115 S. Main St.
Bourbon, Indiana 46504

Time of Visitation
4 - 8 P.M. Wednesday
May 2, 2012

Tippecanoe Cemetery
Tippecanoe, Indiana

Bourbon Public Library or Tippecanoe Fire Department

Florence C. Kreiter

Feb. 9, 1935 - Apr. 28, 2012

Florence C. Kreiter 77, of Bourbon, IN, passed away Saturday, April 28, 2012 at 5:17 P.M. in Bremen Health Care Center. She fought a courageous 3 ½ year battle with Ovarian Cancer.

She was born February 9, 1935 at Rolla, Arkansas to Clarence Futch, Sr. and Rachel Brown Futch. 
She had worked at Biomet for 19 years and the Bourbon Public Library for over 12 years. She enjoyed reading Christian fiction books and the Bible. She also loved cooking, baking and gardening.
Florence was a devoted E.M.T. for over 18 years serving the Tippecanoe and Bourbon area. She was one of the first volunteer EMT's in certified in Indiana. She was a member of the United Church of God in Elkhart.

On April 7, 1953 at Donaldson, Arkansas she joined in marriage to Thomas C. Kreiter who died August 8, 1987. Florence is survived three children; Thomas R. and wife Donna L. Kreiter of Tippecanoe, John C. Kreiter of Bradenton, FL, and Linda J. and husband James B. Whybrew of Bourbon. Florence loved her five grandchildren; Josh Kreiter, Tommi J. and husband Marcin Stanko, Jamie L. and husband Matt Poore, Nathan C. Kreiter, Ciera L. Whybrew and three great-grandchildren; Brianna Kreiter, Ryan Kreiter and Baby Stanko. She was also blessed with a brother-in-law Larry A. Rush of Tippecanoe and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, five sisters; Francis Manning, Katheryn Buck, Rebecca Rush, Joy Crumpler, Faith Futch and a brother Clarence Futch, Jr.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 4 - 8 P.M. at Deaton-Clemens Funeral Home 115 S. Main St. Bourbon, IN 46504.

Funeral services will be Thursday at 10:00 A.M. in the Deaton-Clemens Funeral Home with Pastor Shawn Cortelyou officiating.

Burial will follow in the Tippecanoe Cemetery at Tippecanoe, Indiana.

The family requests memorial contributions to: The Bourbon Public Library or Tippecanoe Fire Department in her memory.

Deaton Clemens Funeral Home is caring for the arrangements. Condolences may be left at

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  • Robert & Doris Breyfogle
    May. 3, 2012

    We remember Florence from years of church attendance and her kindnesses.
    We also remember son John from his time in Culver, IN.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you in this time of loss.
    Bob & Doris Breyfogle and children


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