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Miriam Mae (Fisher) Butler

September 28, 1941 — July 17, 2020

Denver, Indiana

Miriam “Mert” Mae Butler, 78, Denver, passed away on Friday morning, July 17, 2020, at her residence.

Born September 28, 1941, in Denver, Indiana, she was the daughter of Floyd E. and Garnet L. Marburger Fisher.  On January 23, 1960, at the Denver Baptist Church, she was married to James E. Butler, and he preceded her in death on October 7, 1993.

She was a 1959 graduate of Jefferson Township High School in Mexico, Indiana, and she was a lifelong and active member of the Denver Baptist Church, serving for many years as church secretary and the head of the funeral dinner committee.

Survivors include her three children, Deanna L. (JC) Stamper, Macy; Scott E. (Bridget) Butler, Denver; and Mark A. (Jennifer) Butler, Denver; four grandchildren, Kallie Butler (fiancé, James Sager), Denver; Markie (Wyland) Sampson, Denver; Levi Butler (companion, Alivia Garrison), Rochester; Derek Butler, Silver Lake; one great-grandson, Kayson Sampson, Denver;  three step grandchildren, Jennifer Miles (companion, Russell Carrick), Peru; JC Smith (companion, Kayla Slagal), Warsaw; Michael Smith (Kirstie Rutledge), Peru;  eight step great-grandchildren; and one brother, Norman (Kay) Fisher, Peru.  Known affectionately as “Auntie Mae,” she is also survived by several nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and one sister, Geraldine Patterson.

A public visitation will be held from 3-7:00 p.m. on Monday, July 20, 2020, at McClain Funeral Home, Denver, Indiana.  Due to the COVID-19 health crisis, the public is encouraged to wear facemasks at the visitation.

A private family service will be observed on Tuesday with burial following in Westlawn Cemetery, Denver.

Memorial contributions may be made to Westlawn Cemetery Association, Denver.  Condolences may be sent online at  McClain Funeral Home, Denver, Indiana, has been entrusted with arrangements.

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Monday, July 20, 2020

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