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Regan (Waltemath) Forest, 74, Brown County

Regan Marie Forest, age 74, passed away Thursday morning, Jan. 21, 2010, at her home in Brown County. Sitting by her side was her devoted husband of 17 years, William L. Meyer, whom she married in May 1992 in Tucson, Ariz.

She was born Oct. 30, 1935, in North Platte, Neb., to Harry A. and Dorothy D. (Weaver) Waltemath. She was the loving mother to Karen Cole of Austin, Texas, Cynthia Meyer and her husband Karl of Austin, Texas, and Devin D. Duncan and his wife Heidi of Brown County. She will be remembered by her granddaughter, Anna Meyer of Austin, Texas; and a brother, James Waltemath of Brown County.

Regan was preceded in death by her parents; and two brothers, Morant and Harry Waltemath Jr.. 

She was a member of the Unity of Bloomington Church in Bloomington and the Romance Writers of America.

Regan was a 1953 graduate of North Platte High School in Nebraska. She received her bachelor's degree from the University of Arizona and went on to the University of Southern California where she received her graduate degree in education.

Regan was a writer of romance novels and an avid reader. She had more than 20 romance novels published by Harlequin Romance Books. Regan also wrote poetry, short stories and other novels. She worked as an elementary school teacher in Hawaii and Tucson, Ariz. Most recently, Regan volunteered as a writing mentor for the Brown County school program.

A private family service will be conducted for Regan.

Memorial contributions can be made in honor of Regan to the Brown County Humane Society, 128 State Road 135 South, Nashville, IN 47448.

Condolences to the Forest family can be sent via www.meredith-clark.com.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center in Morgantown.

  • January 26
    BC Commissioners
    6 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • January 27
    Widowed group euchre party
    1 p.m. Sycamore Valley Community Center, 746 Memorial Drive
  • January 27
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • January 27
    Open 12-step meetings in New Bellsville area
    6 to 7 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • January 27
    BC Election Board
    2 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • January 27
    BC Area Plan Commission
    6 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • January 28
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • January 28
    BC Sheriff's Merit Board
    4 p.m. Law Enforcement Center, 55 State Road 46 East
  • January 28
    BC Board of Zoning Appeals
    6 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • January 29
    Go Club at the library Thursdays
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • January 30
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • January 31
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • January 31
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • February 2
    Gnaw Bone Sewage District
    5:30 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • February 3
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • February 3
    Bean Blossom Regional Sewer Board
    7:30 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • February 4
    Lake Lemon Conservancy District annual meeting
    6 p.m. Benton Township Senior Center, 7616 E. State Road 45, Unionville
  • February 4
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • February 4
    Van Buren Township Advisory Board
    7 p.m. Van Buren trustee's office, 4748 Christianburg Road
  • February 5
    Jackson Township Board
    6 p.m. Jackson Fire Station, 4831 Helmsburg Road
  • February 6
    Bingo
    5 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • February 9
    Washington Township Trustees
    7 p.m. Parkview Church of the Nazarene, 1750 State Road 46 East
  • February 12
    BC Convention & Visitors Commission
    8:30 a.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • February 13
    Bingo
    5 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North.
  • February 14
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road
  • February 17
    Hamblen Trustee Board annual review
    6:30 p.m. 2314 Hickory Ridge Lane off Hornettown Road