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Martha Patsy Qualkenbush

Martha “Patsy” Qualkenbush, 86 years young, of French Lick, Indiana entered into eternal rest on April 2nd, 2017 at Springs Valley Meadows in French Lick, Indiana.

She was born in Orange County, Indiana on May 22nd, 1930 to Thomas David Morgan and Mae (Seybold) Morgan.

Patsy married Harry Grant “Fuzz” Qualkenbush on October 31st, 1948 and he preceded her in death on September 1st, 1987.

She was also preceded in death by her parents, (1) Son – Dennis Qualkenbush; (4) Brothers – Dennis Morgan, Paul Morgan, James Morgan and Samuel Morgan; (5) Sisters – Hazel Dalton, Opal Phillips, Jewel Wininger, Mary McCance and Iva Bell Morgan and (1) Great-Granddaughter – Emberly Carnes.

Patsy worked at the French Lick Hotel as a masseuse, cashier and worked at the golf course. She graduated from the West Baden Springs High School with the Class of 1948. She was a member of the West Baden Springs First Baptist Church. Patsy enjoyed quilting, sewing and spending time with her children and grandchildren. She will be greatly missed by all her loving family and friends.

She is survived by:

(2) Sons David Qualkenbush (Vicki) Loogootee, Indiana
Odis Qualkenbush Louisville, Kentucky

(4) Daughters Paula Mills Bloomington, Indiana
Marcella Holland French Lick, Indiana
Manya Carnes (Kevin) West Baden Springs, Indiana
Regina Handford (Glen) Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

(27) Grandchildren (59) Great-Grandchildren (4) Great-Great-Grandchildren

Cremation was chosen and a private graveside service will be held at a later date.

If anyone would like to make memorial contributions, the family wishes them to be made to the Springs Valley Meadows Activities Fund, 457 South State Road 145, French Lick, Indiana 47432.

Arrangements are in the care of Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Service, French Lick, Indiana. 47432. Condolences may be made on our Facebook page at Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home or at our website – www.brosmer-kemplefuneralhome.com.

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My thoughts and prayers are with Patsy's family.  Patsy was a very sweet lady and a great neighbor when we all lived 'on the hill'.

Rita Daugherty Apr 6 2017 12:00 AM

My heart goes out to the Qualkenbush family for the loss of Patsy.  She was a wonderful person, mother, friend and never had anything but good in her heart.  God Bless all of you during this time of loss and know that heaven has gained another angel.  I love you all and know my prayers and thoughts will be with you. May she rest in peace.

Vickie Dixon Apr 4 2017 12:00 AM

Heartfelt condolences to all of the family. Patsy was such a beautiful and kind lady. I am so sorry for your loss. I'm sure your memories are wonderful of her and they will get you thru until you someday see her again, my she rest in peace with the Lord.

karen (apple) emmons Apr 3 2017 12:00 AM