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Natalie Kaye (Rudicel) Shepherd

1937 ~ 2021 (age 84)

Obituary

Natalie Kaye Shepherd, 84, of Milroy, IN passed away Nov. 15, 2021 at Springhurst Health Campus in Greenfield, IN where she had lived recently.

She was born in Fayette County, IN on February 15, 1937, a daughter of the late Zella (Cramer) and Gale  Rudicel.  She married John Robert Shepherd July 2, 1960 and he preceded her in death Jan. 21, 2019.

She was a homemaker.  She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.  Natalie attended the Milroy Christian Church and was part of the church Cheer Bears.  She was a member of the Milroy Order Eastern Star and was also a Den Mother for Cub Scouts.  She was a graduate of Connersville High School in 1955.  She performed as "Puggy" the clown who went to nursing homes, schools, churches and many many community events. She gave great joy to others when she performed as a clown throughout the years. 

Natalie is survived by two sons, John Lester Shepherd, of Greenfield, IN and Raymond William (Colleen) Shepherd, of Dale, IN.  Natalie is also survived by a daughter in law, Jamie Shepherd of Houston, TX and a loving grandson, Grant Shepherd.

Preceding her in death are her husband, son, Gino Shepherd and three brothers

The family of Natalie request that all who attend her services wear face masks and exercise social distancing.

A Celebration of Life will 2 PM Nov. 18, 2021 at Todd Funeral Centre & Crematory with Ron Simbro officiating.  Viewing will be from 12 - 2 PM prior to the service.  Burial will take place at the Old Milroy Cemetery in Milroy, IN.

In Lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Milroy Christian Church of St .Jude Hospital for Children.  Please light a candle and share a memory with the family at www.ToddFuneralHome.com

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Natalie, please visit our floral store.


Services

Visitation
Thursday
November 18, 2021

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Todd Funeral Centre & Crematory
1600 S. SR 3
Rushville, IN 46173

Celebration of Life
Thursday
November 18, 2021

2:00 PM
Todd Funeral Centre & Crematory
1600 S. SR 3
Rushville, IN 46173

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