Therese Marie "Terri" Luse, 89, of Monticello, formerly of Monon, passed away at 8:30 pm, Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at IU Health White Memorial Hospital in Monticello.
She was born on January 30, 1929 in Dallas, TX to the late Gus and Mary (DeLorenzo) Pallazzolo. She married Vaughn Matthews and he preceded her in death. She later married Ralph Luse on October 20, 1964 in Peru and he preceded her in death.
Teri was a member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Delphi.
She retired from Monon Trailer in 1994. She also worked as a beautician in Monon.
She enjoyed car shows, camping, crocheting, cards and bingo.
She is survived by her children, Ron (Donna) Matthews of Monticello, Deb (Dave) Bresnahan of Monticello, Judy (Tom) Dowden of Monticello, and Gina (Don) Fawley of Buffalo; sister, Marie Akina of San Diego, CA; twelve grandchildren and twenty-six great grandchildren; and step children, Mike Luse and Deb Moore.
She was also preceded in death by seven siblings; son, Joseph David Matthews; and stepson, Rick Luse.
Services are private.
Memorial contributions are encouraged to Happy Tails.
Springer-Voorhis-Draper Funeral Home of Monticello is entrusted with care.
Messages of condolence may be extended at www.springerfuneralhome.com