Christa M. Orlaska, 56, of Brazil, Ind. died at home Nov. 8, 2010 surrounded by her family, following a lengthy illness. She was born Nov. 4, 1954, in Columbus, the daughter of James D. and Constance (Mattern) McFarland.

Visitation will be held at Lawson-Miller Chapel Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010 from 4-7 p.m. Burial will be held at Union Cemetery in Cadiz, at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 12, 2010.

Following visitation there will be an opportunity for family and friends to share memories. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Clay County Humane Society PO Box 277 Brazil, IN 47834. A full obituary will appear in the next print edition of the Harrison News-Herald.