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Anna Jane Houser Couch

Anna Jane Houser Couch, 94, of Ossian, IN, and with family ties to Huntington, IN, died Friday, July 30, 2021.

Mrs. Houser Couch worked at the Ossian State Bank for over 20 years. She was a member of Ossian Presbyterian Church since 1945. She was also a member of the Eastern Star and Daughters of the Nile.

She was born on May 30, 1927, in Decatur, to Harley and Julia Gunder. She was married to David F. Houser, and he preceded her in death. She then married Richard “Dick” Couch, who also preceded her in death.

Survivors include a daughter, Joyce (Willie) Lechleitner; a son, David Houser; eight grandchildren, Jody (Joe) Salazar, Dawn (Chad) Ihrie, Heidi Houser, Abby (Jeremy) Carnahan, Kelly (Suthin) Carney, Jeremy Carney, Joshua (Bethany) Carney and Amber Sands; 20 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a great-grandson, Darrion Carney.

A funeral service took place on Saturday, Aug. 7, 2021, at Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Funeral Home, 120 W. Mill St., Ossian.

Burial followed at Oak Lawn Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Shriner’s Children Hospital or Northeast Indiana Honor Flight.

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