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Michael L. McDonald, 44, Brown County

Michael L. “Mike” McDonald, 44, Brown County, passed away unexpectedly Monday eve, Dec. 31, 2012 at his home.

Mike was born in Columbus on Aug. 27, 1968, to Jack H. and Nina Jo (Lewis) McDonald. He was a 1987 graduate of Brown County High School and went on to marry Catrina M. Breeden on May 13, 1995 at their residence in Brown County. She lovingly survies.

Mike is also survived by his father, Jack H. McDonald of Brown County; was devoted to his children, Tricia E. McDonald and Christopher D. Bailey, both of Brown County. He will be remembered by his sister, Diana L (husband, Brent) Biddle of Brown County; brother, James K. “Jim” (wife, Kathy) McDonald of Brown County; granddaughter, Madison M. Arnold of Trafalgar; and several nieces and nephews. 

Mike was preceded in death by his mother, Nina Jo McDonald.

He worked at his family’s grocery store as meat manager for McDonald’s Shopworth in Bean Blossom for the past 25 years. Mike enjoyed the outdoors: fishing, mushroom hunting, mowing and working on his farm. He was a fan of college football and the Indianapolis Colts. He was known for his good cooking and for his famous Sunday morning biscuits and gravy, that he shared with his family and especially his father. Mike was a member and past junior steward of the Nashville Masonic Lodge and the Nashville Shriners Club.

The Rev. Darrel Miller will conduct a funeral service 11 a.m. Friday Jan 4, at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry St. in Morgantown. Friends can call from 2-8 p.m. on Thursday Jan. 3 at the funeral home. The Nashville Masonic Lodge will conduct a Masonic Service 7:30 pm on Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Weeping Willow Cemetery in Bean Blossom. 

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be sent in honor of Mike to Mother’s Cupboard, P.O. Box 746 Nashville, IN 47448.

Expressions of caring and kindness can be made to the McDonald family at www.meredith-clark.com.

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  • December 18
    WRAPS meetings
    7 to 9 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • December 18
    Nashville Town Council
    6:30 p.m. Town Hall, 200 Commercial St.
  • December 19
    Bingo
    5 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North.
  • December 19
    Christmas sing-along at The Playhouse
    7:30 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 19
    Live band at dance barn
    6 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 19
    Live hip hop music at dance barn
    7 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 20
    Live band at dance barn
    6 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 20
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 20
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • December 20
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 20
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 21
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 21
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains´╗┐
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 23
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 24
    Nashville government offices CLOSED
  • December 24
    Christmas Eve Communion service at Becks Grove church
    7 p.m. Becks Grove Christian Church, 8009 Becks Grove Road
  • December 24
    Candlelight service at Helmsburg church Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Brown County Community Church, 2370 Main St., Helmsburg
  • December 24
    Candlelight service set for Christmas Eve
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East
  • December 24
    Cordry church hosts candlelight service Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Church of the Lakes, 8844 Nineveh Road
  • December 25
    Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 26
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 26
    Brown County Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 27
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 27
    Live band at dance barn
    7:30 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West