Rebecca Heare, infant,

Posted on July 2, 2013

Rebecca Mukisa Heare, infant daughter of Bud and Irene Heare, passed away on Friday June 28, 2013, at Riley Hospital in Indianapolis.
Rebecca was born on Nov. 4, 2012, in Uganda and was loved and raised in America by her forever family.
Rebecca was united with her forever family by a true miracle of God. Rebecca brought much joy and faith to many with her gentle smile, laugh and big brown eyes.  Rebecca came into the world without much love but left knowing she was loved by many.
Rebecca is a member of the Rock Church, Portland.
She is survived by her parents Bud and Irene Heare of Portland; older brother James C. Heare and older sister Emily E. Heare, both of Fortville; grandparents Clara J. “Red” Newbold of Geneva; honorary grandparents Jajaa Kim McAbee of Portland, Mark and Midge Hinshaw of Portland and Dick and Nila Johnson of Decatur; Honory Uncle Jeff and Aunt Linda Horsman of Portland; godparents Josh and Molly Butler of Decatur; and aunts and uncles Jerry and Diane Brown of Decatur, Rose Jenkins of Decatur, Rose Combs of Decatur, Jim and Norma Newbold of Berne.
She is survived by many other aunts, uncles and cousins and many others that called her their own.
She was preceded in death by David and Evelyn Heare and Gerald “Jerry” Newbold.
Visitation will be Tuesday, July 2 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Baird-Freeman Funeral Home in Portland. Private family services will be held.
Memorials can be made to the Sanyu Babies Home Medical Fund in care of the Rock Church. Checks can be made to the Rock Church.
Arrangements are being handled by Baird-Freeman Funeral Home in Portland.
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