Louise E. Michael, 84 , of Rockville, passed away peacefully, Tuesday morning, September 1, 2015 at the Waters of Greencastle Healthcare. She was born July 25, 1931 in Montezuma, Indiana, daughter of Elmer and Flora Thomas Cox. Louise graduated from Rockville High School. She received a Bachelor of Education degree, Masters degree from Indiana State University. She Married George C. Michael on July 31, 1955 and preceded her November 18, 2013.
Louise retired from Rockville Community School with 37 years of service at Rockville Elementary School. Louise's memberships included Rockville First United Methodist Church. Park Co Covered Bridge Art Association, Tri Kappa, Delta Kappa Gamma, Parke-Vermillion Retired Teachers Association.
Louise is survived by three daughters. Lisa (Jerry) Leonard of Rockville, Lana (Brian) Lear of Carbon, Georgena (Scott) Bettis of Rockville, four grandchildren, Michaela (Dustin) Rader, Brooks (Ashley) Lear, Rachael (Jeremy) Lewis and Kendall Whitford, six great grandchildren, three sisters Imogene Gooch, Joan Larson and Rozeanna Berry. She was preceded by her parents and brother, Dale Cox.
Funeral service will be 11 am, Friday, September 4, in Butler Funeral Home, 218 North College Street, Rockville with Pastor Don Hatfield officiating. Burial will follow in New Discovery Cemetery. Visitation is Thursday, 4-8 pm in funeral home and prior to service Friday. Memorial to honor Louise's memory may be made to Parke county Art Assoc., Parke Co. Community Foundation, American Heart Assoc., or Alzheimer's Assoc., Envelopes will be available during visitation.