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Rowanna Mae LupherPassing: May 12, 2021


Mitchell Church of the Nazarene

Funeral Service

Sunday, May 16th @ 2:00 p.m.


Mitchell Church of the Nazarene

Sunday, May 16th @ 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.


Mitchell Cemetery

Sunday, May 16th

MITCHELL Rowanna Mae Lupher, 95, passed away Wednesday, May 12, 2021, at her home.

Born June 26, 1925, in Mitchell, she was the daughter of Claude and Mary Nettie (Fields) Chastain.  She married Ronald Edmund Lupher September 7, 1957, and he preceded her in death August 29, 1989.

Rowanna had been employed at Trav-Ler Radio Corporation, M. Fines & Son, and RCA.

She was a 90-year member of the Mitchell Church of the Nazarene and Sunday school teacher for 50 years.  Rowanna also volunteered at Mitchell Manor. She was a 1945 graduate of Mitchell High School.

Rowanna was a wonderful mother who loved her kids and grandkids.  She was a devoted Christian and will be missed by all.

Ronald P. (Dawn) Lupher of Mitchell
Karla J. (Greg Archer) Wininger of French Lick
Darla A. (Larry ) Schneider Jones of Mitchell
Kerstin (Jim) Hart, Nicholas (Chrissy) Street, Jessica Wininger, Justin (Randi) Wininger, Jason (Christyna)Wininger, and RJ Ronald Lupher
great grandchildren,
Aurora Frank, Lily Street, Emma Cougler, Kaylee Brooking, and Avery Wininger

Her parents; husband; and siblings, Curtis Eugene Chastain, Pauline LaVerne Wilkinson, Rev. Claude Chastain, Jr., and Marilyn Madge Cauble, preceded her in death.

Funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, May 16, at the Mitchell Church of the Nazarene with Reverend Steve Hale officiating.  Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until the service on Sunday at the church.

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7 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Vicky Schlegel | Mitchell, IN
    Date: May 19, 2021
    Rowanna was such a sweet lady, our thoughts and prayers are with you. Sincerely, Dr. Zac Short and the staff at Insights Optical
  2. Guest: Courtney Zeeks | Mitchell, IN
    Date: May 15, 2021
    I hope that you're able to find peace in knowing Rowanna was a good soul & touched so many lives. She always had a smile for me:) I'll always remember her.
  3. Guest: Ron & Brenda Wilkinson | Muncie, Indiana
    Date: May 14, 2021
    She was a very sweet aunt
  4. Guest: Janet Noe
    Date: May 14, 2021
    Girls, So sorry to hear of your loss....but, what a long life she lived. Know that I am thinking of you this weekend. Janet Noe
  5. Guest: Brittney Rebert | Maryland
    Date: May 13, 2021
    I'm sorry i didn't get the chance to come up and see you but i know that your home and safe with your father and savior. I love you with all my heart, I promise I'll see you again!! <3 <3
  6. Guest: Dawn Lupher | Mitchell
    Date: May 13, 2021
    mom I loved you the first day I met you and have loved you ever since. you were always my rock and I am ever so grateful. we will miss you dearly but know that your no longer suffering. soar high with all your family and keep watch over us. love you always and forever!!!!!!!
  7. Guest: Patty Cottengain | Orleans IN
    Date: May 13, 2021
    I am so sorry for your loss. Heaven has gained an angel. Love and prayers for all of you.