Onda Pauline Good
Onda Pauline Good, 91, of North Manchester, died at 10:25 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 23, at Peabody Health Care Center in North Manchester.
She was born March 24, 1925, in Wabash County, to Paul and Geneva (Niccum) Dyson.
Onda was a 1943 graduate of Roann High School, 1948 graduate of Manchester College, and received her master’s degree from Ball State University. On Aug. 20, 1949, she married Rex Good in Roann; he died November 1969. She taught high school home economics and science many years, retiring in 1984. After retiring from teaching she worked in the Peabody Retirement Community activities department, and enjoyed dressing up as a clown and cheering up the residents, and was also the manager at the Akron Senior Center. She was a member of the North Manchester United Methodist Church, and was an associate member of the North Manchester Tree Committee.
Onda enjoyed gardening, especially her 12 blueberry bushes, doing yard work and bird watching. She also enjoyed sewing, knitting, crocheting and was interested in recipes for the elderly. Onda was a resident of Peabody Retirement Community the past nine years.
She is survived by her daughter Diane Mughmaw of Huntington; sisters: Ellen [Devon] Hostetler of LaGrange, Vera [Charles] Huffman of Umatilla, Florida, and Mary Miller of North Manchester; sister-in-law Jane Dyson of Wabash; and several loving nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; sisters: Phyllis Brown and Irene Dyson; and her brother Jack Dyson.
Friends called one hour prior to the service Thursday, Oct. 27, at the North Manchester United Methodist Church, 306 E. 2nd Street, North Manchester. Funeral services were 10:30 a.m. at the church. Her nephew Pastor Kim Huffman, and Rev. Larry Ray officiated. Burial took place in Riverside Memorial Cemetery, Monterey.
Preferred memorial is Onda Dyson Good and Rex Good Scholarship Fund at Manchester University, 604 E. College Ave., North Manchester, Indiana 46962
The memorial guestbook for Onda may be signed at www.grandstaff-hentgen.com.
(Pulaski County Journal — Nov. 2, 2016)