Obituary: Madeline Roudebush



Madeline Roudebush, 93, of Carmel, passed away on Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at Wellbrooke of Westfield. She was born on July 19, 1921 to John and Mettie (Eads) Williams in Fayetteville, Kentucky.

Madeline worked for Kentucky Fried Chicken in Kokomo where she actually met Colonel Sanders, and later worked for years as a school cafeteria manager. She was a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church in Kokomo, and volunteered over 4000 hours at Howard County Hospital. Madeline also enjoyed cake decorating.

She is survived by her sons, Phillip (Sue) Roudebush, and Robert Roudebush; six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Madeline was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Roudebush; three infant children; brother, Frank Williams; and daughter-in-law, Elizabeth Roudebush.

Services will be held at 7:00 pm on Friday, June 19, 2015, at Randall & Roberts Funeral Center, 1685 Westfield Road, in Noblesville, with visitation from 4:00 pm to the time of service. An additional visitation will be held on Saturday, June 20 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm at Bond-Mitchell Funeral Home, 1682 State Rd 135, Nashville, Indiana. Burial will be at Greenlawn Cemetery in Nashville, Indiana.

Memorial contributions may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, PO BOX 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.