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Carolyn R. (Schurr) Thrush

August 31, 1934 ~ October 11, 2021 (age 87)


Carolyn R. Thrush, age 87, of Auburn passed away on Monday, October 11, 2021 at Sacred Heart Village in Avilla.

Mrs. Thrush was born on August 31, 1934 in Auburn to Daniel and Eloise (Sliger) Schurr.  She was a graduate of Garrett High School. 

She married Jack Thrush on March 21, 1952.  He preceded her in death on June 8, 2016.

Mrs. Thrush worked in the Garrett High School cafeteria for several years.  She was a member of the Garrett United Methodist Church, the United Methodist Women and she was a 20 year member of the Auburn Garden Club.  Carolyn enjoyed needlework, doing crafts and gardening.  She will especially be remembered as being a fantastic cook and baker. 

Survivors Include:

Son and daughter-in-law; Thomas and Rebecca Thrush of Waterloo.

Son and daughter-in-law; Timothy and Lisa Thrush of Waterloo.

Daughter and son-in-law; Christina and Ray Ross of Auburn.

Daughter and son-in-law; Jayne and Ray Scheumann of Auburn.

Eight grandchildren and their spouses; Jennifer and Mark Benbow, Erin and Ryan Tuttle, Katheryn and Harold Foster, Megan and Kevin Bettag, Carissa and Tim Ryan, Stefanie and Andy Christensen, Justin and Kristin Scheumann and Rachel and Dan Elluzzi.

17 great grandchildren.

Many nieces, nephews, cousins and other loving extended family members.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband; Jack and her brother; Daniel Schurr.

Private family committal services will be held at Cedar Creek Cemetery in Garrett at a later date.

Memorial Donations may be made to the Garrett United Methodist Church, 110 West Houston Street, Garrett, Indiana 46738 and to the DeKalb County Humane Society, 5221 US 6, Butler, Indiana 46721.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Feller and Clark Funeral Home in Auburn.

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