Lebanon Reporter

Obituaries

April 29, 2014

Phyllis L. Tuder

Mrs. Phyllis Lee Tuder, 82, of Whitestown, passed away Sunday, April 27, 2014, at Signature Healthcare at Parkwood, Lebanon,Mrs. Tuder was born March 18, 1932, in Boone County, the daughter of the now late Lowell and Beulah Pearl (Ottinger) Thistlethwaite. A lifelong resident of Boone County, Phyllis lived in the Big Springs, Gadsden and Whitestown communites, and attended schools in Whitestown.

On June 25, 1949, she was married to Billie J. Tuder near Rosston. He preceded her in death on July 18, 1998.

Mrs. Tuder spent her life taking care of her home and her family. Prior to the birth of her son, she worked at Bel Mar Industries in Whitestown and she helped her husband farm. He was the third generation of his family to farm the property east of Lebanon. They retired in 1997.

She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She loved every moment with her family, including years spent camping. She and her husband enjoyed collecting and showing antique tractors together.

Mrs. Tudor was a member of Northfield Community Church in Zionsville, and a past matron of the Order of the Eastern Star No. 248 in Whitestown. She was also a member of the Order of Amaranth Court No. 12 in Lebanon, and the Boone County Antique Tractor Club.

Survivors include two children, Pamela Kay (Terry) Ehman and Dennis Jay (Vicky) Tuder, all of Whitestown; sister-in-law, Patricia Thistlethwaite of Indianapolis; two grandchildren, Amy Marie (Dejay) Ward and Douglas J. (fiance Amy Slaughter) Tuder, all of Lebanon; one great-grandchild, Ethan Allen Ward; and stepgreat-grandchild, Aaron Tyler Ward. Phyllis was preceded in death by her parents and husband, and a brother, James William Thistlethwaite.

Visitation is 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 1, at Myers Mortuary, 1502 N. Lebanon St., Lebanon, with Eastern Star rites beginning at 7 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, May 2, at Myers Chapel of Memories, with Pastor Dan Ferren officiating. Interment will follow services at Lincoln Memory Gardens in Boone County.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Indiana Chapter, 50 E. 91st St., Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46240.

Online condolences may be made at www.myersmortuary.com.

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