KATHRYN JOAN DINGER, 84, of West Lafayette, and formerly of Greenwood, died Friday, Oct. 24, 2014 at Signature Health Care Parkwood, Lebanon, Ind. Born in Johnson County, Clark Twp., she was the daughter of the late Ralph and Mary (Marshall) Nay. She received her certificate as a registered nurse from the Methodist Hospital School of Nursing in Indianapolis, and later worked for the hospital as a psychiatric nurse. Joan later worked for Doctors Nye and Greist. She was a member of West Lafayette Christian Church, Indiana Nurses Assoc., and was a very active alumna of Clark Twp. High School and the Methodist Hospital Nursing School. Surviving are her husband of 55 years, Dallas; daughters, Amanda (Brett) Newman of Yorktown, Va., and Amelia (Ted) Youel of Edina, Minn.; siblings, Gerald (Sharon) Nay of Plainfield, Larry Nay of Peoria, Ill., and Rachel Gaughan of Billings, Mont.; grandchildren, Will and Emily Youel. Funeral service is 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 at E. Harper & Son Funeral Home, 740 St. Rd. 930 E., New Haven with calling one hour prior. Pastor John Dittmer officiating. Calling also from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial in I.O.O.F. Cemetery, New Haven. A memorial service will be scheduled later at West Lafayette Christian Church. Preferred memorials are to the Indiana United Methodist Childrens Home, Lebanon, Ind. To share online condolences please go to www.harperfuneralhome.com.

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