Theresia J. (Ihrie) Aumsbaugh, 91, of Churubusco, passed away on August 13, 2019, at Lutheran LifeVillages-Pine Valley of natural causes after a very long and rewarding life.
She started her life in Kendallville, IN, on November 4, 1927. She was the sixth and youngest child of Orrie and Mary lhrie. She graduated from Kendallville High School in 1946.
Theresia married Robert N. Aumsbaugh on March 29, 1947.
Theresia lived most of her adult life in Churubusco, Indiana, where she worked along with her spouse as part-owner, bookkeeper and salesperson for Aumsbaugh Furniture. Later on, she was a receptionist at Aquatec Water Treatment and retired from Jones Insurance as an insurance agent after many years of service. Along with that, she was a devote catholic, a life-long Fighting Irish Football fan and loved spending time with her family and friends. She enjoyed reading books and her newspaper "religiously". She liked shuffleboard, euchre and bridge as well. She was totally independent in her thinking and actions and would share her views when asked.
Theresia is survived by son, Randy C. (Jennifer) Aumsbaugh of Inman, SC; daughter, Mary (Paul) Long of Fort Wayne; three grandchildren, Jill (Brad) Graham of Westerville, OH, Anthony Dollier of Auburn and Kyle Aumsbaugh of CA; four great-grandchildren, Madison Dollier, Owen Dollier, Carson Graham and Brady Graham.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert N. Aumsbaugh on January 14, 1984; son, Robert "Nick" Aumsbaugh Jr. on October 21, 2013; sisters, Paquita Kurtz, Amy Gongwer and Eileen Krull; two brothers, Devon and Donald Ihrie.
Calling will take place at Sheets and Childs Funeral Home, 206 N. Main Street, Churubusco, IN 46723, on Thursday, August 15, 2019, from 3:00 PM, to 7:00 PM. The Holy Rosary will be recited at 7:00 PM.
Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10:00 AM, at St. John Bosco Catholic Church on August 16, 2019.
Memorial to the Masses.
Officiating, Father Francis Chukwuma.
Burial will follow at Lakeview Cemetery in Kendallville.
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