Donald Eugene Frush, age 94, of Granger, IN passed away Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 10:36 a.m. in Golden Living Center-Fountainview Nursing Home, Mishawaka, IN. Donald passed away due to dementia.
He was born February 4, 1923 in Warsaw, IN to William Clifford and Marguerite (Hughes) Frush, Sr.
A 1942 graduate of Warsaw High School, he entered the United States Army as a Private First Class in the Signal Corps near the end of WWII and was stationed at the Pentagon in the Photography Division. After the War he held a variety of jobs including driving a cab, working for a Tool and Die Maker and owning a TV Repair Shop. He used his skills fixing things by becoming an early “house flipper” by buying old, abandoned homes, cleaning them out, making repairs and reselling for a profit. Later, he became one of the owners of Granger Machine Tool.
Donald is survived by a brother, Roger Dale Frush, nieces Rebecca (Charles) Talkie and Karel (Denny) Mulcahy, nephew William “Jerry” (Julia) Frush, seven great-nieces and nephews and numerous great-great nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, infant brother John Robert, sister Doris and husband Lyle Aygarn and brother William Clifford “Bill” Frush, Jr. and his wife Lea. In addition, Donald was predeceased by his wife Mary Jane (Bright) Frush and longtime companion Mona Bennett.
The family wishes to thank the Staff of St. Joseph’s Hospital, Golden Living Center-Fountainview and Ascerta Care Hospice for the competent and compassionate care.
A Graveside services will be held at Oakwood Cemetery, Warsaw on Friday September 29, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. with Chaplain Bob Jarboe officiating.
Interment will be in Oakwood Cemetery with Military Honors.
The family is requesting that memorial contribution be made to Alzheimer’s Association, P.O. Box 9601l, Washington, DC 20090-6011.