Marion C. “Shorty” Rhine, 101, of Pendleton, Ind., died July 1, 2022 at Fall Creek Retirement Village, Pendleton. He was born March 29, 1921 in Kirklin, Ind. to Ithmar “IC” & Sarah A. (Merrill) Rhine. His marriage was to Mary Loueva Pruitt on August 3, 1958 in Logansport, Ind. and she preceded him in death on March 31, 2020.
Shorty attended Forest and Scircleville schools and was a 1940 graduate of Rossville High School. A farmer, he had also worked at Kent Canning, Russ Ford Garage and Mallory Controls, retiring from there on May 1, 1983. He had formerly attended Michigantown Wesleyan Church. Shorty enjoyed visiting his cousin in Wyoming and making new born baby hats for over 12 years.
Visitation and Services
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 6, 2022 at Whiteman Cemetery, Michigantown, Ind. No visitation is planned. Memorial donations may be made to The Gideons International.
Nieces: Rebecca Storey of Anderson, Martha Roach of Frankton, Special Friends: Nancy Dale and Carolene Summers and many other nieces, nephews and cousins.
brother, Robert Rhine, sisters, Annabelle Wooten, Roberta Evans, and Martha Hinton.