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April 21, 2014

Madge Katherine Waits Moffitt, 94; Georgetown

— Madge Katherine Waits Moffitt, 94, died Saturday, April 19, 2014.

Madge was a devoted homemaker, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She took particular interest in the accomplishments of her children and grandchildren.

She was born March 28, 1920, in Mt. Orab, Ohio, and graduated from Mt. Orab High School where she was a starter for the girls Basketball team.She married her husband, Leonard, on March 28, 1946, and they raised two daughters together. She spent 30 plus winters in Florida with her Leonard, who died in 2010, after 64 years of marriage. Madge was an accomplished artist who loved to oil paint and she shared her love of painting by teaching others both in Florida and Southern Indiana.

She is survived by her daughters, Ann LaRoche and husband, Steve, of Bruceville, Ind., and Susan Skillman and her husband, John, of Lexington, Ky., and her grandchildren Andrea LaRoche Rice and husband, John, of Indianapolis, and Daniel Skillman and his wife, Ashley, of Lexington, Ky., and great-grandson Henry Skillman.

There will be no visitation. Private services will be held for the family. Arrangements by Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Georgetown.

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