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Grace Mabel Lushbaugh VIEW PROFILE


Grace Mabel Lushbaugh at age 16yrs. (High School picture)
She went on to be the first woman to graduate from Notre Dame (along with some nuns)getting her Masters in 1936.
Grace was never married, took care of her parents; was English teacher at Riley High School in South Bend, Indiana. She loved the Lord and was instrumental in providing genealogy info for our family. Pamela Lushbaugh Stephens

Source:  Findagrave.com


Grace Mabel Lushbaugh

Jun. 14, 1889 - Nov. 19, 1982


Services for Miss Grace M. Lushbaugh, 93, of 2518 Erskine, who died at 6:30 p.m. Friday in Memorial Hospital after a short illness, will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday in the First Christian Church,  Rev. Harold E. Cline, pastor, will officiate. Burial will be in Galien Cemetery, Galien, Mich.

Friends may call from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. today in the Welsheimer Funeral Home, 521 N. William. Memorial contributions may be made to the church.

Miss Lushbaugh retired as a teacher from the South Bend Community School Corporation in 1959 after 50 years. She had taught English at Riley High School for 36 years.

Born on June 14, 1889, in Michigan City, she had lived here since 1896, coming from Galien.

Surviving are several nieces and nephews.

Miss Lushbaugh was a 84 year member of the First Christian Church, where she was the historian emeritus of the church. She was a member of the Philathea Class of church; the National, Indiana and South Bend Education Associations; and the American Association of University Women. A graduate of South Bend High School in 1909, she held both bachelor’s and master’s degree from the University of Notre Dame.

Published in the South Bend Tribune on November 21, 1982.


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