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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.

  • January 28
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • January 28
    BC Sheriff's Merit Board
    4 p.m. Law Enforcement Center, 55 State Road 46 East
  • January 28
    BC Board of Zoning Appeals
    6 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • January 29
    Go Club at the library Thursdays
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • January 30
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • January 31
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • January 31
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • February 2
    Gnaw Bone Sewage District
    5:30 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • February 3
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • February 3
    Bean Blossom Regional Sewer Board
    7:30 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • February 4
    Lake Lemon Conservancy District annual meeting
    6 p.m. Benton Township Senior Center, 7616 E. State Road 45, Unionville
  • February 4
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • February 4
    Van Buren Township Advisory Board
    7 p.m. Van Buren trustee's office, 4748 Christianburg Road
  • February 5
    Jackson Township Board
    6 p.m. Jackson Fire Station, 4831 Helmsburg Road
  • February 6
    Bingo
    5 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • February 9
    Washington Township Trustees
    7 p.m. Parkview Church of the Nazarene, 1750 State Road 46 East
  • February 12
    BC Convention & Visitors Commission
    8:30 a.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • February 13
    Bingo
    5 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North.
  • February 14
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road
  • February 17
    Hamblen Trustee Board annual review
    6:30 p.m. 2314 Hickory Ridge Lane off Hornettown Road