September 16 1930 December 22 2019
Lou’s Obituary Lou Anna Britt (89) of Rochester, Indiana went to be with our LORD on December 22, 2019 at KU Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas. She peacefully passed away while lovingly surrounded by members of the Gallagher family of Lawrence, Kansas. She was born Lou Anna Mikesell, on September 16, 1930 in Cass county, IN to Louise Anna & Oliver Rhue Mikesell. In June 1950, Lou Anna married Frank B. Shotts (deceased 1980) and they resided in the South Bend, IN area. During this time, Lou Anna attended and received degrees from both Bethel and Saint Mary’s colleges. She worked for Uniroyal of Mishawaka before becoming an elementary education teacher for the Penn Harris Madison school corporation. She taught school and tutored for over 40 years in both Mishawaka, Indiana and Canyon Lake, Texas. After Frank Shotts passed away, she met and married Norman W. Britt (deceased) of Mishawaka, IN. They lived part of each year in both Canyon Lake, Texas as well as Elkhart, Indiana. She continued to do so after his death in 1999. In 2017, Lou Anna relocated to Wynnfield Crossing in Rochester, Indiana. She is survived by her brothers Lawrence & Bonnie Mikesell and Clifford & Nelda Mikesell, both of Rochester Indiana; a sister, Esther Bledsoe of Russiaville, Indiana; another sister, Frances Bounds of Houston, Texas; sister-in-laws Carolyn (David deceased) Mikesell and Lou (Marvin deceased) Mikesell; and, many beloved nephews, nieces, cousins, and friends. Additionally surviving are step-children Larry, Gerald, & Merilee Britt of Mishawaka, Indiana; Susan Strubhar of Amherst, Virginia; and, sister-in-law Margaret Boner of Mishawaka, Indiana. She is preceded in death by her parents Oliver & Louise Mikesell; two brothers, David & Marvin Mikesell; and, two husbands Frank Shotts and Norman Britt. Lou Anna was a devoted believer of Jesus Christ and lived to serve Him throughout her life. She loved reading, learning new things, travel, and communicating with her many family and friends. She was an excellent teacher, who was truly devoted to her students. Lou Anna was a wonderful daughter, sister, wife, aunt, and friend. She will be sorely missed and lovingly remembered. The remembrance and celebration of her life will be on Friday, January 3, 2020 at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home, 10776 McKinley Hwy., Osceola, IN 46561. Visitation will be from 12:00 PM ~ 2 PM at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, with a celebration of life service at 2 PM. Memorials, in lieu of flowers, may go to either: FULTON BAPTIST TEMPLE at 106 W. Dunn Street, Box 186, Fulton, Indiana 46931; or, GRACE BIBLE CHURCH of Canyon Lake, P. O. Box 1627, Canyon Lake, Texas 78133. Read More
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Lou Anna Britt September 16 1930 December 22 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Osceola, state: Indiana