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Mary Jane McDonald Putnam

May 3, 1921 — October 10, 2019

Mary Jane McDonald Putnam, 98, of French Lick, Indiana passed away on October 10th, 2019 at IU Health, Paoli, Indiana.


She was born (and lived her entire life) in Orange County, Indiana on May 3rd, 1921 to Lynn Franklin and Mattie (Toliver) Warren.


Jane married Harold McDonald on June 20th, 1936 and he preceded her in death on November 20th, 1970; she then married Glenn Putnam on December 28th, 1972 and he preceded her in death on November 15th, 1989.


She was also preceded in death by her parents; (1) Daughter – Patti Rominger; (2) infant children and (1) Sister – Ada Helen Marie Pickens.


Jane was a member of the Beechwood Christian Church and Order of the Eastern Star.


She worked in the cafeteria at Springs Valley Community Schools specializing in hot rolls, she retired June 30th, 1992.


Jane is survived by:               


(1) Grand-daughter                            Melanie (Richard) Carpenter                         Fishers, Indiana


(1) Grand-son                                     Brett (Nancy) Rominger                                 Montgomery, Alabama


(1) Son-in-law                                      Morris Rominger                                            French Lick, Indiana


(1) Step-son                                         Warren Putnam                                              Moultrie, Georgia


(4)  Great-grandchildren                     (6) Great-great-grandchildren


(2)  Step-grandchildren                       (6) Step-great-grandchildren              (1) Sweet little dog Baxter                  




A Funeral Ceremony will be conducted by Chris Hobby at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, October 14th, 2019 at Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home in French Lick, Indiana. Burial will follow at Ames Chapel Cemetery in Paoli, Indiana.


Friends may call on Monday, October 14th, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service.


In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial contributions be made to Springs Valley Education Foundation, 498 S. Larry Bird Blvd., French Lick, Indiana.


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

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Funeral Ceremony

Monday, October 14, 2019

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Brosmer - Kemple Funeral Home

9640 IN-56, French Lick, IN 47432

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