Reba Monahan

Obituary of Reba Monahan

Reba Helen Corn Monahan

August 24, 1914 ~ January 25, 2018

Reba Helen Corn Monahan, 103, of rural Fairmount, passed away on Thursday, January 25, 2018, in Bethany Village Nursing Home, Indianapolis. She was the youngest of six children born to Esom M. Corn and Jennie J. (Hayden) Corn on August 24, 1914, and was a graduate of Fairmount High School. Reba married Fred L. Monahan on July 6, 1936. He preceded her in death on June 2, 1981.

Reba lived on a farm all of her life. She owned and operated Cameo Beauty Salon on Main Street in Fairmount for 14 years. She was a past County Home Extension officer, 4-H leader, Rosary Society member, taught Catechism, and enjoyed sewing and quilting. Reba was a member of the Holy Family Catholic Church.

She is survived by a daughter, Patricia (Bert) Clausson of Indianapolis; son-in-law, Laverne (Ruth Ann) Coulter of rural Fairmount; grandchildren, Michael Coulter, Sandra Taylor, Mark Coulter, Lisa LeCount, Sara Morgan, Larry Coulter, Earl Clausson, Kimberly Pradhan, Stephen Clausson, David Clausson, Patrick Monahan, Ryan Monahan, Sean Monahan, and Kelly Monahan; 30 great-grandchildren (1 deceased); and 11 great-great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, Reba was preceded in death by her daughter, Marcia Coulter; son, Thomas (Barbara) Monahan; sisters, Addie Pearl Miller, Edith Miller, Versie Cooper, Mabel Bell; brother, Floyd Corn.

The family will receive visitors from 11:00 to 12:30 p.m. on Monday, January 29, 2018, at Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service, Storey Chapel, 400 E. Main St., Gas City, Indiana.

A mass of Christian burial for Reba will begin at 1 p.m. following visitation at the Holy Family Catholic Church, Gas City, 325 E. North "A" St, Gas City, IN with Father Richard Weisenberger officiating. Interment will follow in Park Cemetery in Fairmount.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Holy Family Catholic Church, 325 E. North A Street, Gas City, IN 46933.

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