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Frieda G. Houghton
Tuesday, 21 November 2017 08:21

July 30, 1917 to November 21, 2017

WINAMAC - Frieda G. Houghton, 100, of Winamac, passed away at 8:21 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 21, at her residence.

She was born July 30, 1917 in Francesville, to the late Ernest A. and Edna Taylor Nimz. She graduated from Winamac High School in 1935 and attended South Bend College of Commerce. On March 17, 1945, she married Everett R. Houghton in Culver. He passed away May 21, 1981.

She is survived by: 
Jerry (Freida) Ruch, Nephew 
Ralph (Geraldine) Ruch, Nephew 
Carol (Tom) Willis, Niece 
Dale (Rosie) Nimz, Nephew 
Jan (James) French, Niece

She is preceded in death by: 
Albert Nimz, Infant Brother 
Marie Ruch, Sister 
Jack Nimz, Brother 
Junior Nimz, Brother 
Carl Ruch, Nephew 
Elna Ruch, Niece

Mrs. Houghton retired from First Union Bank & Trust, Winamac, where she had worked as a bookkeeper for 51 years. She was a member of the Presbyterian Church in Winamac where she had formerly been active in the bell choir. She enjoyed gardening, gospel music, playing organ, and traveling the world. She was a caring person. She was a loving wife, sister, and aunt. She will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her.

Visitation will be from 12 noon to 2 p.m., Monday, Nov. 27, at Frain Mortuary, Winamac. The funeral services will follow at 2 p.m., Monday (Nov. 27), at the funeral home with Rev. Ruby Kleyman officiating. Burial will be at Culver Masonic Cemetery, Culver.

Memorial donations may be made to "Houghton Scholarship." 

 
 
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