Susan Elaine Girton, 61

MUNCIE, INDIANA (OBITUARIES) - Susan Elaine Girton, 61, of Muncie, died Sunday afternoon, June 15th, 2014 at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital unexpectedly. She was born May 6th, 1953 in Muncie, and is the daughter of Jean Annabelle (Garner) Ludington and the late Joe Allen Holaday.
Susan was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother, who cared about everyone. She was a loving caregiver and a very selfless person. Susan will long be remembered for her smile. She loved to watch old movies and TV shows. Susan was avid Pacers and Colts fan. She retired from Ball State University after 25 years of dedicated service as a Senior Benefits Representative.

Susan is survived by her loving husband of 41 years, Timothy Lane Girton, whom she married on February 24th , 1973; a daughter Christine Shindollar (Matt) of Wooster, OH; a son Andrew Girton of Phoenix, AZ; her mother Jean Ludington of Muncie; a grandson Jack Eisley Shindollar of Wooster, OH; a granddaughter Cora Jean Shindollar of Wooster, OH; a brother Ted Holaday (Nancy) of Indianapolis; a sister Julie Absher (Blake) of Yorktown; a nephew Matthew Holaday of Indianapolis; two nieces Amanda Deardorff of Muncie, and Angela Schmidt of Noblesville; four great-nephews, and two great- nieces. In addition to her father she was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents Ralph and Frona Garner; paternal grandparents Orville and Ruby Holaday.

Funeral services for Susan will be held Thursday, June 19th , 2014 at 12:00 p.m. at Garden View Funeral Home, with Pastor Jim Behrendt of Eden Church officiating. Burial will follow in Gardens of Memory Cemetery. Family and friends may call from 3-7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 18th, 2014 and from 11:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.

Memorial Contributions may be made to “ARF” with envelopes provided at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at

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