Burtis M. Gaither

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Burtis M. Gaither

February 04, 1922 - March 04, 2019

Burtis M. Gaither Burtis M. Gaither, 97, of Cannelburg, passed away at 10:53 a.m. Monday, March 4, 2019, at The Villages at Oakridge.
She was born Feb. 4, 1922, in Loogootee, Indiana, to the late Paul and Laura (Huebner) Fuhrman.
Burtis married Commander Don Gaither 0n March 21, 1943, and he preceded her in death Sept. 18, 1983.
She was a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. Burtis enjoyed spending time in the garden and taking care of flowers. She cherished the memories made while raising her family and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Burtis is preceded in death by her husband, Commander Don Gaither; parents Paul and Laura (Huebner) Fuhrman; siblings Carl (Wilma) Fuhrman, Clarence Fuhrman and Pauline (Alpha) Walton; brother-in-law, Bobby Buchta.
She is survived by her children, Jill Gaither Hansen of Indianapolis, Ann (Ron) Gaither Hamilton of Bloomfield and Paul (Kathy) Gaither of Cannelburg; grandchildren Kristi Hoffman, Beth Goss, Cheryl Gibbs and Travis Gaither; eight great-grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren and three stepgreat-grandchildren; sister Wilma Buchta of Loogootee; sister-in-law Beulah Fuhrman of Loogootee.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 6, 2019, at Blake and Wagler Funeral Home in Montgomery. Burial will follow in Bethany Cemetery.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, March 6, 2019, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Washington.
Condolences may be made online at www.blakefuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements were provided by Blake and Wagler Funeral Home in Montgomery.
Published on March 4, 2019
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2 posts

Gayle Bland
Mar 06, 2019
Aunt Burris was a truly classy lady. She always focused conversation on others instead of herself. Her social skills were admirable. My husband loved her cookies!
Harold and Myrna Huebner
Mar 05, 2019
burtis was always a special lady