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May 23, 2011

Wanitta Louise Brownson

TERRE HAUTE —

Wanitta Louise Brownson, 75, of Terre Haute, died Saturday, May 21, 2011, in Union Hospital. She was born May 5, 1936, in Terre Haute, to Kenneth Edgar McMillin and Hazel Lucille Grammer McMillin.  

Survivors include two sons, Robert Brownson Jr. (Bobby) and his wife Donnetta (Sis) of Terre Haute, and Kenny Brownson and his wife Kim of Pennsylvania; one daughter, Bonnie Proshuto and her husband Eric of Iowa; grandchildren, Robert Brownson III (B.J.) and his wife Bekah of Noblesville, Brian Brownson and his wife Renee of Noblesville, Regina Brownson Willan and her husband Gary of Terre Haute, Ashley Carfagno, Anthony Carfagno and Andrew Carfagno, all of Pennsylvania, Dustin Proshuto, Kendra Shaw and Andrew Proshuto; great-grandchildren, Brittnee Brashier of Terre Haute, Chandler Brownson of Marshall, Ill., Kaitlin Brashier of Noblesville, Kelbee Brownson of Noblesville, Koren Willan of Terre Haute, Kamee Brownson of Noblesville, Zoey Willan of Terre Haute, Piper Willan of Terre Haute, Nijaya Carfagno; a special friend, Sandy Rafter of Terre Haute; and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Brownson Sr., and her parents.

Wanitta graduated from Garfield High School in 1954.    

Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 26, 2011, in Callahan & Hughes Funeral Home, 605 S. 25th Street with Pastor Steve Moore officiating.  Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Park. Visitation is scheduled from 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday.

 

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