Sadie Mendenhall

Sadie MendenhallSadie B. Mendenhall, 82, of Rushville died at 7:13 p.m. Monday, Nov. 14, 2016, at Rushville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Rushville.

She was born Jan. 5, 1934, in Schuyler County, a daughter of Horatio Howard and Annie Lucile Watson Hughes. She married Dick Mendenhall on May 5, 1956, in Macomb. He preceded her in death on Sept. 28, 2008.

She also was preceded in death by one sister, Elizabeth Serrot; and four brothers, Buford, Douglas, George and Dick Hughes.

Surviving are two daughters, Teresa (and Bob) Doyle of Macomb and Christy (and Mark) Feigl of Rushville; one sister, Mary Hughes of Rushville; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

She was a 1952 graduate of Rushville High School. She first worked as a clerk at the A&P Store in Rushville. She later served as an EMT with the Schuyler County Ambulance Service and worked as a CNA for Culbertson Memorial Hospital in Rushville.

She was a Girl Scout leader, co-leader of 4-H and served as a room mother while her daughters were in school.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Wood Funeral Home in Rushville with Reverend John Sowers officiating. Burial will follow in the Rushville City Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. to service time Friday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the family.

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Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 11/16/2016


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