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Muriel L. Hamand, 94, formerly of Hemet, Calif., passed away at 4:10 a.m. June 29, 2017, at Hawthorne Inn in Danville.
She was born Aug. 6, 1922, in Cayuga, Ind., to the late James and Carrie (Hold) Walters. She married Richard Hamand Sept. 12, 1940, he preceded her in 1977. She married Merle Miller on Jan. 20, 1999, he preceded her in 2007.
She is survived by three sisters, Pauline Anweiler of Carmel, Ind., Joan Houston of Inkom, Idaho, and Jean Switzer of Cayuga, Ind., two brothers, James (Lavern) Walters of Anderson, Ind., and Bill Walters of Cayuga, and several nieces and nephews. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Floyd Walters; two sisters, Lucille Barker and June Holden; and five brothers-in-law.
Muriel enjoyed reading and made many beautiful cross-stitch pictures. Her greatest joy was caring for her husbands and travelling all over the United States, Mexico, Canada, Hawaii and Alaska. She also enjoyed several cruises. She will be greatly missed.
The family would like to acknowledge the wonderful and efficient care she received by the staff at Hawthorne Inn. They were all very compassionate and caring.
Per Muriel's request a private family gathering will be at DeVerter Funeral Home with her nephew, Jim Walters, officiating. Private burial will be at Roselawn Cemetery in Terre Haute. Online condolences: www.deverterfuneralhome.com.
Published on June 30, 2017
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