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Obituary: Jean Waltz, Columbus

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Jean L. Waltz, 92, of Columbus, died at 3:15 a.m. Sunday, June 22, 2014 at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility in Columbus.

Jean was born March 4, 1922 to the Rev.Ray and Anna C. Chandler Weekly. She married Forrest W. Waltz on April 5, 1946.

Jean was previously employed in civil service at Camp Atterbury where she did payroll. She was a pianist and organist for many years at Bethel Wesleyan Church and was most recently attended Gnaw Bone Wesleyan Church. She enjoyed flowers and spending time with her family.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home with the Rev. Guy Armstrong and the Rev. Albert Hendershot officiating. Calling will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home and from 9 a.m. until service time Wednesday. Burial will be at Rest Haven Cemetery in Edinburgh.

Memorial contributions may be made to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana.

Survivors include her daughters, Pam (Marvin) Artist of Columbus and Debbie (David) Brown of Columbus; grandchildren, Michelle (Tom) Thomson of Carmel, and Keith Rogers of Terre Haute; great-grandchildren, Braden Thomson and Drew Thomson; and a sister, Betty (Ralph) Pruitt of Columbus.

Jean was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Forrest Waltz on April 4, 2005; and a grandson, Chris Rogers.

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