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Edith E. Rothenberger

Edith E. Rothenberger, 94, Corydon, formerly of Mulberry, died Sunday, Jan. 16, 2011, at 8:45 p.m. at Indian Creek Health & Rehabilitation Center in Corydon.
Born Oct. 21, 1916, in Glasgow, Ky., she was the daughter of the late William and Lela Cary Goode.
She graduated in 1933 from Mulberry High School and worked at Purdue University as a cook in the Union Hall for 15 years and in Food Services at the Purdue Airport. She was a member of Mulberry United Methodist Church, Methodist Women’s Group, Mulberry Order of the Eastern Star and Women’s Club of Mulberry and served as a Cub Scout leader.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Howard J. Rothenberger, on March 27, 1993; four sisters, Lera Goode, Lucille Swank, Christeen Reynolds and Marie Thomas; and a brother, William Goode.
Survivors include a daughter, Gail Bays Groote of Cincinnati; two sons, Boyd A. Rothenberger of Indianapolis and David L. Rothenberger of Lafayette; a sister, Patricia Culbertson of Haynes City, Fla.; two brothers, Cecil Goode of Glasgow, Ky., and Samuel Goode of Sholow, Ark.; seven grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation: Thursday, Jan. 20, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Bodine Funeral Home in Mulberry.
Funeral: Friday, Jan. 21, at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home followed by burial in Fair Haven Cemetery.
Officiant: Pastor Dave Hummell.
The family suggests memorial gifts to Mulberry United Methodist Church.