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March 13, 2014

Mary Jo Tunis

Dec. 9, 1922 - March 10, 2014

ANDERSON — Mary Jo Tunis, 91, Anderson, passed away on March 10, 2014, at Community Hospital North, Indianapolis.

She was born on Dec. 9, 1922, in Otterbein, Ind., and resided most of her life in Anderson. Mary graduated from Kempton High School. She was a lifelong homemaker.

She was a member of Women’s Fellowship of Central Christian Church, Delta Theta Tau Sorority, and Anderson Garden Club, she served with her husband for many years on the executive committee for the Gruenewald House. She welcomed new families to Anderson as a Welcome Wagon hostess. She loved to cook, crafting, and loved spending time with her family.

Mary is survived by her loving children, Gregory (Rebecca) Tunis of Columbus, Ohio, Randall (Karen) Tunis of Elwood, Bradley (Sue) Tunis of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., and Teresa (Roger) Keller of Indianapolis; 11 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, Travis L. Tunis; father, Bert Freeman; mother, Hazel Freeman; and brothers, Angelo Freeman, and John Freeman.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Robert D. Loose Funeral Homes & Crematory, 200 W. 53rd St., Anderson.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Central Christian Church with Pastor Rick Vale officiating. Burial will take place in the Kempton Cemetery, Kempton, Ind.

Memorial contributions may be made to Central Christian Church, Gruenewald House.

Post online condolences at www.loosecares.com or www.theheraldbulletin.com.

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