Nondas I. Temple
Nondas (Nonnie) Imogene Shake Temple, 81, Bloomington, died Thursday morning, Feb. 14, at Indiana University Hospital.
A native of Odon, born March 6, 1920, she was the daughter of the Rev. Edwin Fletcher and Florence Dee (Davis) Shake.
She was a graduate of Bedford High School and attended Indiana University in Bloomington. She was a homemaker and civic volunteer, including a member of Alpha chapter of Kappa Kappa Kappa sorority, Bloomington Country Club, Monroe County Library Board, Indiana University Alumni Association, American Legion Auxiliary, Monroe County YMCA, Nashville United Methodist Church and the Golf Club of Brown County. She volunteered as a pink lady at Bloomington Hospital and assisted with the American Red Cross blood bank drives. After contracting throat cancer, she counseled other cancer patients in group settings and person-to-person. She worked as bookkeeper at the Brown County Democrat newspaper in Nashville and served as a director and officer on the newspaper’s corporate board. She also worked in sales at Nashville shops.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Bruce Barnard Temple, formerly of Corydon, a brother, Edwin Davis Shake, and a sister, Marjorie Luciene Shake Douglas.
Survivors include a son, Bruce Gregory Temple of Nashville; a sister, Charlotte Mozelle Shake DeLong of Indianapolis; and two grandchildren.
A private memorial service is planned. Day Mortuary in Bloomington is handling the arrangements.
The family suggests memorial gifts to the Monroe County YMCA or recipient of donor’s choice.