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Margaret Kay O'Dell, a longtime Terre Haute community member, passed away on Aug. 28, 2017, surrounded by loved ones at her home. Kay was born in Crawfordsville, and was preceded in death by her loving parents, Harold and Kathryn Hutson; and her sister, Ann Chilton.
Kay is survived by her friend and companion, Joe Houghtelin; her children, Kathy, Matt, Mindy and Scott; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and two sisters, Jane Brown and Bertha Hastings of Crawfordsville.
Kay had a flair for interior design and was an avid reader. She loved to garden, travel and antique shop with Joe. Kay treasured family time and always set an elegant table bringing everyone together for the holidays. She was a generous and kind person who will be missed by so many.
Kay spent most of her adult life selling real estate in Terre Haute. She began her career as a broker at Miller-Sargent-Miller and spent more than 15 years of her career at ReMax Real Estate.
Memorial services will be at DeBaun Funeral Home from 4 until 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017. Online condolences can be left at:
Published on September 1, 2017
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