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Dorothy J. Couden

Dorothy J. Couden age 100 of New Castle passed away Sunday January 6th, 2019 at Glen Oaks Health Campus.

She was born August 6th, 1918 in Monroeville, Indiana the daughter of the late Edgar and Elva Meyers Crabill. She was a kindergarten teacher at Parker and Greenstreet Elementary Schools in New Castle for 25 years. She was a graduate of Ball State University, also she was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in New Castle.

Survivors include her children, son Vincent R. (wife Sue) Couden and Rebecca C. (husband Nick) Hertz. Sister Kathryn Reynolds. Three grandchildren Michael (wife Allison) Couden, Doug (wife Holly) Couden and Brad (wife Linda) Couden.

Preceded in death by her husband Robert J. Couden in 1991. Also her sisters Pauline Tritch, Julia Ellison, Phylis Roby.

Services will be Friday at 11am at the First Presbyterian Church, with Pastor Rod Smith officiating. Burial will follow in South Mound Cemetery. Friends may call from 10am-11am Friday at the church. Marcum Community Funeral Home is handling arrangements and online condolences may be expressed at www.MarcumFuneralHome.com Gary Marcum and staff are honored to serve the family of Dorothy J. Couden.