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Doris J. (Rose) Schrougham

January 1, 1931 ~ December 28, 2020 (age 89)


Doris J. (Rose) Schrougham, age 89, passed away peacefully with her husband by her side on Monday morning, December 28, 2020 at Brown County Health & Living Community in Nashville.  She was a lifelong resident of Nashville.

Doris was born January 1, 1931 in Brown County to her parents, the late Ralph B. and Rosie B. (Rairden) Rose. She was a 1950 graduate of Nashville High School and went on to retire from Brown County High School where she worked in the Cafeteria.

Doris was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Her family will remember her loving influence in their lives and her ability to brighten every day with her smile and laughter. Doris was a member of Goshen Church in Brown County and enjoyed doing crafts, painting, hiking in the woods and visiting yard sales. She truly loved her family, especially all of her grandchildren.

Doris is survived by her best friend and loving husband of 69 years, Leroy E. ‘Pete’ Schrougham, whom she married on September 7, 1951 in Bloomington. She is also survived by her daughters, Pamela Jackson of Nashville and Gail (Ken) Ypparila of Thousand Oaks, California; siblings, Sue Seitz and Eddie Lee Rose, both of Brown County; grandchildren, Brandon (Missy) Jackson of Franklin and Gemma (Mark) Ypparila-Cashman of Marblehead, Massachusetts; great grandchildren, Chandler, Shea & Alex Jackson, Nick & Kyle Wicker and Rose Cashman.

Doris was preceded in death by her parents, grandson, Michael Jackson; son in law, Phillip Jackson; and brothers, Robert & Leon Rose.

In keeping with Doris’ wishes, she will be cremated and a Celebration of Life Service will be held at a later date. Cremation services have been entrusted to Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center in Morgantown.

Memorial contributions may be sent in honor of Doris to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana, 2626 17th St. Columbus, IN 47201.      

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