Rose M. 'Rosie' Musselman

Rose Mary "Rosie" Musselman, 87, of Huntington, IN, died Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, at 1:36 a.m. at Heritage Pointe of Huntington.

Mrs. Musselman was a graduate of Huntington Township High School. She was employed for many years as a secretary for the Huntington School Corporation before becoming a secretary at Shuttleworth Corporation in Huntington. She retired in 1991.

Mrs. Musselman was a Girl Scout leader and camp counselor at Camp Mamie Sunley for many years. She served on the steering committee for the early Heritage Days. She was also the co-founder and president of the Huntington County Art Guild. Her paintings hung at the Indiana State House and her hand painted Christmas ornament was selected to hang in the Indiana Museum. She had her “Rosie” booth at the Forks of the Wabash Pioneer Festival for many years.

She was born July 25, 1930, in Huntington to Aden and Nina Shenefield Ellet. She was married to Jean J. Musselman on June 2, 1949, and he preceded her in death.

She is survived by two daughters, Marcie (Terry) Day and Julie Hedrick; four granddaughters, Cara (Alex) Selig, Erin (Gary) Ruppert, Carlee (Chris) Selig and Laura (Cole) Lahr; and five great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a son-in-law, Phil Hedrick.

Calling is Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Myers Funeral Home Huntington Chapel, Huntington. A funeral service will be held Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, at 11 a.m., with one hour of visitation prior to the service, at the funeral home. Interment will be at Mt. Calvary Cemetery.

Preferred memorials are to Huntington County Council on Aging, in care of Myers Funeral Home, 2901 Guilford St., Huntington, IN 46750.

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