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Mrs. Colette (Straub) Austin, 27, of 123 Ryan Lane, Evansville, died at 10:49 p.m. Thursday (6 Jun 1985) at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis after a long illness.   


For six years, she was a chemist at Mead Johnson and Co.


A lifelong resident of Evansville, she was a 1975 graduate of Central High School and a 1979 graduate of the University of Evansville.


She was a member of Corpus Christi Catholic Church, American Chemical Society, a former youth director at St. Joseph Catholic Church in the county.


Surviving are her husband, michael; her parents, Robert and Darlene Straub; two brothers, Darrel and Brian Straub, and a sister, Mrs. Sheila Seib, all of Evansville; and her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Anthony C. Elpers of Poseyville, Ind.


Buried in St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery, Evansville, IN)


Originally submitted by Betty Sellers