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Mrs. Natalie L. Fairhead

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Inurnment will be at a later date at The National Cemetery in Carefree, Arizona.

Natalie L. Fairhead, 83, of County Road 100N, died Friday, August 10, 2012 at 8:49 p.m. at Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility.
Mrs. Fairhead was a graduate of Beloit College in Beloit, Wisconsin, where she was a member of Delta Delta Delta Sorority.
In Columbus, she was a reporter for The Republic newspaper and a public relations officer at IUPUC.
Mrs. Fairhead was selected to be the first director of the Columbus Visitors Center in 1973 and also was a consultant and fund raiser for Mill Race Park in 1991. A member of First Methodist Church, she was also president of the Commons Board and belonged to the River Rats.
In 1992, she served as co-chairman of the Bicentennial Mill Race Park Project.
Inurnment will be at a later date at The National Cemetery in Carefree, Arizona.
Arrangements were made by Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Bartholomew County Public Library or The River Rats.
Online condolences may be sent to the Fairhead family at
She was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on August 10, 1929, the daughter of Sylvester and Elisabeth Brigham Ludington.
She married Ronald L. Fairhead on June 16, 1951.
Survivors include her husband, daughters, Carolyn A. (Steve) Goss of Columbus, Susan N. (Bruce) Glick of Hartsville and Jennifer F. (John) Jasper of Arlington Heights, Ill.; grandchildren, Sarah (J.R.) Walsh of Indianapolis, Jeff Goss of Plano, Tex., David Glick of Chicago, Ill., Tim (Amanda) Glick of Columbus, Jonathan Jasper and James Jasper, both of Arlington Heights, Ill.; and great-grandchildren, Lilah and Ellie Glick, both of Columbus and a great-grandson soon to arrive, J.R. Walsh III.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Syl Ludington.

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