Hendryx Life Services

Welcome to Hendryx Life Services

In this life there are many opportunities to show someone how much we love them, even after a loved one’s passing. One such opportunity is a funeral or memorial service commemorating the individual’s life.Such an event is a very personal way of celebrating life, relationships you share, and memories you cherish of who they were and what they mean to you.We at Hendryx specialize in helping you create a meaningful and fulfilling ceremonial celebration of your loved one's life, with our top priority being service to our families.

Today the possibilities for a service are almost endless. At our funeral home, we can design the event to include audio/video memories, dove releases, and we can also assist you in choosing memorial merchandise such as Thumbies or floral arrangements.

We look forward to helping you and decide how to celebrate and honor the life of your loved one. And because we understand this time is difficult, our knowledgeable staff will be available to help guide you through the process; offering support and wisdom to make the event as unique and personal as the individual.


Our Obituaries

Ralph Kennith Bell

April 28, 1957 - February 13, 2018

Ralph Kennith Bell, 60, of Indianapolis, IN, passed away on February 13, 2018 at Community North Hospital. Ralph was born April 28, 1957, in Indianapolis, IN, to Ralph K. Bell and Ruby Iona (Jackson) Bell. In 1976, he met and later married his wife, Deborah (Morgan) Bell and they had been married 41 years prior to her passing on January 6, 2017. He was a hard-worker who worked for many years...
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Robert "Bob" Lee Schutt

March 22, 1940 - January 28, 2018

Robert "Bob" Lee Schutt, 77, of Greenfield, IN, passed away on January 28, 2018. Bob was born March 22, 1940, in Cumberland, IN, to James Schutt and Jeanette (Kissel) Schutt. After completing his education, he met and married his wife, Carole Francis Schutt on June 18, 1959, and they have been happily married for 58 years. Bob worked for the Ford Motor Company, at the local plant on English Ave...
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Evelyn Claire (Dunkman) Jackson

August 13, 1927 - January 23, 2018

Evelyn Claire (Dunkman) Jackson, 90, of Indianapolis, IN, passed away on January 23, 2018. Evelyn was born August 13, 1927, in Indianapolis, IN, to Wallace Dunkman and Mable (Luderbeck) Dunkman. After completing her education, she later married her husband, Leonard Jackson, who preceded her in death in 2004. Evelyn worked for many years in retail merchandising for Wasson before retiring. She...
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Jacob Robert Henson

December 1, 1994 - January 18, 2018

Jacob Robert Henson, 23, of Fairland, IN, passed away on January 18, 2018. Jacob was born December 1, 1994, in Indianapolis, IN, to Robert Mitchel Henson and Amanda (Winegar) Henson. After completing his education, he started working as a carpenter which he had a passion for. Jacob had many joys in life, he enjoyed listening to music, woodworking, but enjoyed the many moments that he spent with...
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Myrtle Mae (Runels) Manuel

December 28, 1929 - January 13, 2018

Myrtle Mae (Runels) Manuel, 88, of Indianapolis, IN, passed away on January 13, 2018. Myrtle was born December 28, 1929, in Liberty, KY, to Benjamin Doyle and Mae (Reynolds) Doyle. After completing her education, she later met and married her husband, Ollie J. Manuel, who precedes her in death. Myrtle worked for many years at Mechanic's Laundry until the time of her retirement in 1990. Myrtle had...
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Jenifer Lyn Malone

February 5, 1956 - January 9, 2018

Jenifer Lyn Malone, 62, of Greenfield, IN, passed away on January 9, 2018. Jenifer was born February 5, 1956, in Madison, IN, to Paul Mouser and Louise (Reddi) Mouser. After completing her education, she later met and married her husband, Michael Malone. Jenifer worked for many years as an office secretary, and enjoyed raising and spending time with her family who will all miss her very much. ...
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Richard "Dick" Cooley

April 4, 1932 - January 9, 2018

Richard "Dick" Cooley, 85, of Indianapolis, IN, passed away on January 9, 2018, at his home with his family by his side. Richard was born April 4, 1932, in Indianapolis, IN, to Floyd and Margaret Cooley. He was an Army veteran and proudly served his country during the Korean War. He retired from the HVAC business. Working most of those years at Bolls Heating and Cooling where he became part...
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Malcolm Eugene McKinney

June 4, 1934 - January 8, 2018

Malcolm Eugene McKinney, 83, of Indianapolis, IN, passed away on January 8, 2018, at his home with his family by his side. Malcolm was born June 4, 1934, in Farmers, KY, to Cleates McKinney and Cannie (Jones) McKinney. After completing his education, he enlisted in the Army and proudly served his country until he was honorably discharge from the service. He later worked for many years as an...
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Eva Geraldine (Moore) Berry

January 26, 1925 - January 6, 2018

Eva Geraldine (Moore) Berry, 92, of New Palestine, IN, has now shed the pain on January 6, 2018 at about 9:15 AM, life left her body and her soul joined Jesus and our previously departed. Eva was born January 26, 1925, in New Palestine, IN, to Guy Skillman Moore and Vera (Murphy) Moore. Eva was a graduate of New Palestine High School. After completing her education, she worked for many years as...
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Treva Mae (Willard) Bardonner

April 8, 1925 - December 31, 2017

Treva Mae (Willard) Bardonner, 92, of New Palestine, IN, passed away on December 31, 2017. Treva was born April 8,1925, to Cortland Willard and Grace (Snider) Willard. After completing her education, Treva married her husband Russell Bardonner, who precedes her in death, and she enjoyed the many years taking care of and raising her family. Treva loved to cook and prepare meals for her loved ones,...
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Warren Max Hendryx

November 3, 1920 - December 25, 2017

Warren Max Hendryx, 97, husband of Mildred (Kitley) Hendryx, passed away on Monday, Dec. 25, 2017. Max was born on Main Street in New Palestine on election day November 3, 1920. His mother was Anna (Herrlich) Hendryx and father, Shirley Wilson Hendryx. Max married Mildred Kitley on March 14, 1943. Mildred was the daughter of Gladys Holden Kitley and Edward Thomas Kitley. Max and Mil had four...
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Roger Dale Myers

July 25, 1949 - December 15, 2017

Roger Dale Myers, 68, of Greenfield, IN, passed away on December 15, 2017. Roger was born July 25, 1949, in Indianapolis, IN, to Jim and Gladys Myers. After completing his education, he worked for forty-four years at International Paper, and was a member of the Local Steelworkers 154. He later met and married, Sherry (O'Neal) Myers, and they have been happily married for 17 years. Roger had...
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Karen Ann Roberson

January 19, 1954 - December 11, 2017

Karen Ann (Easley) Roberson, 63, of New Palestine, IN, passed away on December 11, 2017. Karen was born January 19, 1954, in Lafayette, IN, to James Russell Easley and Margaret Bell (Dunn) Easley. After completing her education, she worked for many years in retail and in control sterilization services at St. Francis Hospital. On June 29, 1990, she married her husband and "Buddy", Robert Roberson...
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Lawrence "Al" Voorheis

December 11, 1930 - December 9, 2017

Lawrence A. ("Al") Voorheis, 86, of Indianapolis, IN, passed away on December 9, 2017. He was born December 11, 1930, in Brown county, IN, to Ernest L. Voorheis and Ruth T. (Fleener) Voorheis. After completing his education, Lawrence proudly served his country in the Navy during the Korean War from 1950-1954. Following his service, he later met and married his wife, Barbara (Lamkin) Voorheis,...
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Margaret Gibson

May 3, 1938 - December 7, 2017

Margaret L. (Chapman) Gibson, 79, of Indianapolis, IN, passed away on Thursday, December 7, 2017 at Eskenazi Hospital. Marge was born on May 3, 1938 to William and Hazel Chapman. Marge loved to shop, cook, and spend time with family. Marge is survived by her children, Tracy Skinner of Colorado, Debbie (Bruce) Townsend of Greenfield, and Donne Spencer of Indianapolis; as well as six...
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Mildred (Kitley) Hendryx

August 12, 1921 - December 7, 2017

Mildred (Kitley) Hendryx 96, passed away on Thursday Dec 7, 2017 at her residence ("The Barn"). Mildred will be missed by many friends and family. Gladys (Holden) Kitley and Edward Thomas Kitley had a big surprise on August 12, 1921 in Washington DC. It was time and they went to the hospital for Gladys to have their child. Well, they left the hospital with two children! Mildred Kathryne...
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Catherine (Martinez) Thompson

June 10, 1937 - December 4, 2017

Catherine M. Thompson - 80 years old, Fairland, IN. Passed away at Ashford Place in Shelbyville, IN – from a long-term Illness. Catherine was born in Chimayo, Mew Mexico on June 10th, 1937. She attended McCurdy EUB School in Espanola, New Mexico. She traveled east to attend and later graduate from Indiana Central College with a Bachelor's degree in Home Economics and Business Education. She...
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Donnell Lee Roberts

January 25, 1928 - November 22, 2017

Donnell Lee Roberts, 89, of Indianapolis, IN, passed away at his home on November 22, 2017. Roger was born January 25, 1928, in Richmond, IN, to Howard William Roberts and Mabel L. (Harris) Roberts. After completing his education, Donnell proudly served his country in the United States Air Force until he was honorably discharged in 1952. Donnell is survived by his cousin, Dave Hayes; as well as...
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Roger J White

November 13, 1953 - November 19, 2017

Roger J. White, 64, of Indianapolis, IN, passed away on November 19, 2017. Roger was born November 13, 1953, in Indianapolis, IN, and adopted by Roger R. White and Loretta (Hynek) White. After completing his education, Roger worked for nine years as an Owner-Operator, with his travel companion, Zeus by his side. Roger had many joys in life and believed in living to the fullest. However, he found...
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Alberta Ruth Garrison

December 26, 1944 - October 28, 2017

Alberta Ruth (Haynes) Garrison, 72, of Granger, IN, passed away on October 28, 2017. Alberta was born Dec. 26, 1944, in South Bend, IN, to Perry H. Haynes and Mary-Etta (Keb) Haynes. After completing her education, she met her first husband, Fred Horvath, who preceded her in death. She later met and married Manuel Garrison, who also preceded her in death. Alberta had many joys in life, she was...
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George Thomas Wills

August 7, 1924 - October 20, 2017

G. Thomas (Tommy) Wills, 93, of Indianapolis, IN, passed away on October 20, 2017. Wills was born and raised in Middletown, Ohio to Orval Wills and Lucille (May) Wills on August 7, 1924. He had been a resident of Indianapolis since 1970.Tommy was a well-known musician, traveling the United States and Canada, leading the Eddie Howard Orchestra and also the Ted Weems Orchestra. Tommy's big hit was ...
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Robert Craig Miller

November 28, 1967 - October 18, 2017

Robert Craig Miller, 49, of Osceola, IN, passed away October 18, 2017. Robert was born November 28, 1967, in Indianapolis, IN to Morse Miller and Marjorie (Dellinger) Miller. Robert had many joys in life including motorcycles and listening to his favorite country music artists, but found the most joy in seeing and spending time with his family whom loved and cared for him throughout his life....
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Joyce Marie Loeffler

April 14, 1943 - October 16, 2017

Joyce Marie Loeffler, 74, of Indianapolis, IN, passed away on October 16, 2017. Joyce was born April 14, 1943, in Indianapolis, IN, to Cecil W. Davis and Georgia Marie (Rowe) Davis. She later met and married her husband James Loeffler, and he preceded her in death later in 2001. Joyce had many joys but she looked forward Sundays to watch nascar racing. Tony Stewart was her favorite driver until...
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Jeanne (Malone) Kirkwood

October 3, 1924 - October 15, 2017

Jeanne (Malone) Kirkwood, 93, of Indianapolis, IN, passed away on October 15, 2017. Jeanne was born October 3, 1924, in Beech Grove, IN, to William (Bill) Malone and DeLight (Marine) Malone. She graduated from Beech Grove High School in 1942. She attended the former Lane Business College for two years as well as Professional Floral Designer School for two years and enjoyed making crafts for many...
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Phyllis M Clendinnen

June 12, 1924 - October 9, 2017

Phyllis M. (Loker) Clendinnen, 93, of New Palestine, IN, passed away on October 9, 2017. Phyllis was born June 12, 1924, in Atwood, KS, to Sylvester Loker and Emma (Ohlson) Loker. She later met and married her husband Leonard Clendinnen in 1945, and he preceded her in death later in 2002. Phyllis had many joys in life, including gardening, needlework, watching birds, and watching her favorite...
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Mary M Goff

June 20, 1926 - October 5, 2017

Mary Goff, 91, of Indianapolis, died peacefully at Franciscan Hospice House on Thursday, October 5, 2017. Born on June 20, 1926 to Verlon and Josephine Sanders Criss, Mary spent her early years in Terre Haute. She married Robert M. Goff on March 4, 1944 and they were blessed with 57 years of marriage, two children, and four grandchildren. A homemaker and beautician, for at least three decades...
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Jack Lee Lord

September 10, 1963 - October 5, 2017

Jack Lee Lord, 54, of New Palestine, IN, passed away on Thursday October 5, 2017 at home surrounded by family. He was born to Jack and Linda (Elliott) Lord on September 10, 1963 in Jeffersonville, IN. Jack enjoyed watching Nascar and Jeff Gordon. Jack will be greatly missed by his parents Jack Jr. and Linda; godson, Jeremy Goff; 2 brothers Michael and David Lord; 2 stepsons Tony and Robbie...
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Matthew "Matt" Joseph Cooney

August 4, 1984 - September 27, 2017

Matthew "Matt" Joseph Cooney, of Greenfield, Indiana passed away Wednesday, September 27, 2017. He was 33 years old. Matt was born in Houston, Texas on August 4, 1984 to Tim and Debby (Ostermeier) Cooney. Matt loved to play guitar, and loved all types of music as well as cars, especially Subaru's. Matt was a very special person who had a beautiful smile that truly came from his heart. He had the...
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Kelly Ann Charlier

September 13, 1963 - September 11, 2017

Kelly (Metschke) Charlier, 53, of Fishers, Ind. passed peacefully into the arms of her Heavenly Father early Monday, Sept. 11, 2017 after a 12-year battle with breast cancer. She will be remembered for her grace, compassion, faith, optimism, and, to the end, her smile and her endless sense of humor. Her happiness was contagious. Born Sept. 13, 1963, in Omaha, Neb., she was preceded in death...
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Mary Jane Bush

April 29, 1940 - September 10, 2017

Mary Jane Bush, 77, of Morristown, IN, passed away on September 10, 2017. Mary was born April 29, 1940, in Shelby County, IN, to Edgar Theodore Bush and Nettie (Burns) Bush. Mary had many joys in life, including watching golf and IU basketball games, reading People magazine, and working on puzzles, however she found that her greatest joy in life was the time she spent with her family. Mary is...
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Walter Glen Timmons

January 10, 1939 - September 7, 2017

Walter Glen Timmons passed away on September 7, 2017 at the age 78 in Indianapolis, IN. He was born on January 10, 1939, the son of Virginia and Newell Timmons, both of whom preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his daughter, Tracie East, and his brother, Don Timmons. He is survived by his wife, Jackie Timmons, of Indianapolis, IN; daughter, Sally Curtis, and husband, Garry...
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William "Bill" Pope

April 10, 1929 - August 28, 2017

William A. "Bill" Pope of Indianapolis passed away August 28, 2017. He was 88 years old. Bill was born in Anderson, Indiana on April 10, 1929 to Rex and Hazel Pope. After graduating from Anderson High school in 1947, Bill attended Indiana University and earned his Bachelor's Degree. Bill honorably served in the U. S. Army from 1952 – 1954 during the Korean War. He worked for the Anderson...
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Arthur P. "Art" Kelly

December 7, 1938 - August 21, 2017

Arthur P. "Art" Kelly of Indianapolis passed away August 21, 2017. He was 78 years old. Art was born December 7, 1938 in Clydebank, Scotland to Timothy and Agnes Kelly. Art served honorably in the British Army from 1956 until 1958. He was a member of the Highland Dancers, and danced for Queen Elizabeth in November of 1958 at Royal Albert Hall. Art immigrated to the United States on February 12,...
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James "Denny" Hope

February 27, 1957 - August 9, 2017

James "Denny" Hope of Indianapolis, passed away Wednesday, August 9 at his home. Denny was born February 27, 1957 in Indianapolis to James and Bonnie (Pruitt) Hope. After graduating from Manual High School Denny began working for a local car dealership. A few years later he started in manufacturing and began a career that lasted nearly 28 years with Von Duprin / Allegion. Denny married the love...
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Geoffrey Alan Crawford

October 4, 1948 - July 26, 2017

Geoffrey Alan Crawford, of Indianapolis passed away Wednesday, July 26, 2017. He was 68 years old. Geof was born in Indianapolis on October 4, 1948 to Alan and Lillian (Jaress) Crawford. After graduating from North Central High School, Geof went on to earn a Bachelor's degree from Ball State University. Geof was an accomplished musician for many years. He was employed at Paper Art / Hoffmaster,...
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Learl Iveta (Conley) Cook

January 21, 1938 - July 23, 2017

Learl Iveta (Conley) Cook, 79, of Carthage, IN, passed away on July 23rd, 2017 at Hancock Regional Hospital in Greenfield, IN. Learl was born on January 21st, 1938 to Donald and Laura (McClease) Conley in Rowan County, KY. She married Ellsworth Cook on February 22, 1967, who preceded her in death in 2005. Learl enjoyed spending time with her family and was an avid collector of baby dolls. She...
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Ruth L. Schwan

February 10, 1924 - July 22, 2017

Ruth L. Schwan of Cedarburg was led by God's hand to heaven on Saturday, July 22, 2017 at Kathy's Hospice in West Bend. She was a model of grace and humble gratitude for God's gifts. She was married to her husband Paul, a Lutheran Pastor, for 67 years before he went to his heavenly home. They were blessed with four sons and their families: Paul and Christy of Cedarburg, children Amy and Joshua;...
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Daniel Joseph Sass

October 28, 1963 - July 9, 2017

"I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith." 1 Timothy 4:7 Dan Sass, 53 years old, from New Palestine, IN finished the race of his life, and won his fight against cancer when he was called to his heavenly home Sunday July 9th. Dan was born October 28, 1963 in Lincoln Park, Michigan to Rodney and Mary Jean Sass. He was the oldest son of six children. Dan met...
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William "Larry" Owen

September 21, 1957 - June 30, 2017

Wm. "Larry" Owen, 59, of Indianapolis, IN, passed away on June 30, 2017 at IU Hospital in Indianapolis. Larry was born September 21, 1957, in Corpus Cristi, TX, to Charles and Patricia (Heugel) Owen. Upon completion of his education he worked as an Ironworker. In addition to his parents, Larry is survived by his daughter, Meaghan M. Owen; two grandchildren, Zachery L. Owen and Aiden M. Dicus;...
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Eugene Edward Krebs

November 16, 1929 - June 22, 2017

Eugene Edward Krebs, 87, of Fairland, IN, passed away on June 22, 2017 at Waldron Health & Rehab Center. Eugene was born November 16, 1929, in Marion County, IN, to Edward and Bertha Krebs. After graduating from Franklin Township High School, he received his Bachelor's degree in accounting from Butler University. Upon completion of his education he worked for Ford Motor Company as an Accountant...
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Reed Lee Moistner

January 7, 1937 - June 20, 2017

Reed Lee Moistner, 80, of Vicksburg, MS, formerly of Indianapolis, passed away on Tuesday June 20, 2017 at his home in Vicksburg. Reed was born on January 7, 1937 to the late Ray and Mamie (Bostitch) Moistner in Indianapolis, IN. He retired from the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department at the rank of Lieutenant and was a member of the Masonic Lodge. Services for Reed will be Friday...
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Troy Allen Zimmer

August 22, 1962 - June 15, 2017

Troy Allen Zimmer of Indianapolis passed away on Thursday, June 15, 2017. He was 54 years old. Troy was born August 22, 1962 in Warsaw, Indiana. After graduating from Warren Central High School in 1980, he worked odd jobs for a few years until landing a job with Chrysler Corporation, where he worked until he retired in 2012. Troy loved spending time with family and friends, especially his son...
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Kathryn Ann Abel

May 24, 1957 - June 11, 2017

Kathryn Ann Abel of Indianapolis passed away at Community Hospital East on Sunday, June 11, 2017. Kathy was 60 years old. She was born in Indianapolis on May 24, 1957 to the late John Ora Baker and Betty (Albrecht) Baker. Kathy married Steve Abel on March 31, 1990. They enjoyed 27 years together. She was a customer service representative in the medical supply industry for many years. In addition...
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Katherine Tinsley

August 30, 1957 - June 6, 2017

Katherine Tinsley (59) died Tuesday, June 6 from injuries sustained in an auto accident. Katherine earned her B.A. ('79) from Indiana University Bloomington and a M.A. from University College in London. She completed a Ph.D. in history from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She held positions at SUNY-Fredonia and Horace Mann high school in New York city prior to taking her position at...
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Richard Dean "Dick" Cly

August 10, 1937 - June 1, 2017

Richard Dean ("Dick") Cly, 79, of Indianapolis/Brookville, IN, passed away peacefully on June 1, 2017. Richard was born August 10, 1937. He was an alumni of Brookville High School, where he enjoyed and lettered 4 years in football. He served in the United States Air Force from 1955 – 1959. He worked for AT&T over 30 years initially as a craftsman, then district manager. After retirement, he...
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Alice Lucille Pearl Herndon

May 16, 1927 - May 21, 2017

Alice Lucille Pearl Herndon, 90, born on May 16, 1927, passed away on May 21, 2017, at Greenwood Meadows in Greenwood, IN. She was one of nine children born to Ellis and Goldie Pearl in Mt. Vernon, OH. She graduated from Bellville High School, in Bellville, OH. Alice and her family moved to Indianapolis in 1965. She worked for NAMIC, retiring in 1992, as well as Lazarus in Castleton, retiring in...
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John R. Messer

April 28, 1945 - May 19, 2017

John R. Messer A hero is someone who has given his life to something bigger than oneself. John passed away peacefully on May 19, 2017. Born in Pineville, KY on April 28, 1945, he was the son of Anna (Harkness) Messer and Charles Messer. He graduated from Bell County High School in 1963. John is survived by his loving wife of 21 years, Jo Ellen "Jody" Messer; son, Gregory K. Messer;...
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Keith G. Bowman

June 10, 1935 - May 6, 2017

Keith G. Bowman of Indianapolis died Saturday, May 6, 2017. He was 81 years old. Keith was born in Chicago, IL. On June 10, 1935 to the late Guy and Anne (Adams) Bowman. He attended Shortridge High School in Indianapolis. On July 26, 1967 Keith married Betty (McMillan) Bowman, and they enjoyed 49 wonderful years together. Keith was involved in sales for most of his working career. He was an avid...
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Joila L Cline

February 10, 1935 - April 30, 2017

Joila L. Cline, 82, of Indianapolis, IN, passed away May 1, 2017. She was born February 10, 1935 to Lee Loice Baker and Vera Imogene (Smith) Baker. After completing her education in 1953, Voila worked for many years as a Dietary Aide for Sugar Creek Nursing Care. She was a loving mother grandmother, sister, and friend, who cherished the time she spent caring for her loved ones. Joila is...
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James Beaumont "Beau" Adams

October 13, 1967 - April 28, 2017

James Beaumont "Beau" Adams, 49, of New Palestine, IN, passed away April 28, 2017. He was born October 13, 1967 in Greenfield, IN to Ronald Adams and Georgia Bundy-Petrarca. After completing his education, James worked as a carpenter for the Union and served as the Vice President of the Carpenter's Local 758, recently changed to the Local 103. He was a Delegate in national affairs for the...
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Michael J. Blair

July 15, 1956 - April 24, 2017

Michael J. Blair of Indianapolis, passed away April 24th, 2017. He had been very ill for 6 months prior to his death. He was 60 years old. Mike was an avid Chicago Bears and Cubs fan and also loved music. He was a meat cutter for over 40 years at various stores. His pride and joy was his daughter Payton, whom he loved dearly. He had a great sense of humor and loved making people laugh. He will be...
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Rebecca Jean (Eads) Walls

March 20, 1929 - April 24, 2017

Rebecca Jean (Becky) Eads Walls, 88 passed away Monday, April 24, 2017. She was a resident of New Palestine, IN. She was born March 20, 1929 in Marshall, Madison County, NC to the late Simon Nathaniel and Ina Lee (Prows) Eads, the last of 8 siblings. Rebecca graduated 1947 from Arsenal Technical High School. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and sister. Rebecca...
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Rose Soots

June 24, 1924 - April 16, 2017

Rose Soots of Kansas City, Missouri passed away on Sunday April 16, 2017 at Hancock Regional Hospital in Greenfield, IN. She was born on June 24, 1924 to the late Joseph and Mary (Gulotta) Arbisi in Kansas City, Missouri. She was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in Raytown, MO. Rose was known in life to be a very dedicated and hard worker, sometimes she would even work for no pay. ...
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Adam A. Curtis

November 6, 1980 - April 10, 2017

Adam A. Curtis, 36, of Cumberland, IN passed away on Monday, April 10, 2017 in a tragic motorcycle accident in Hancock County. He was born November 6, 1980 in Indianapolis, IN to Melvin E. and Joni (Williams) Curtis. He was a 1999 graduate of Warren Central High School and received his Welding Certification from Walker Career Center. Adam was a maintenance mechanic at Kroger Dairy. He enjoyed...
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Betty Lou Espich

November 2, 1924 - April 5, 2017

Betty Lou Espich, Age 92, of New Palestine, Indiana, passed away on April 5, 2017. She was born November 2, 1924. Mom loved life, family, cooking, entertaining and playing cards. For over fifty years she organized the "Survivors" euchre club. Every month for five decades tables full of friends and family got together to play euchre, laugh and have fun. Survived by her three sons, David, Billy...
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Geraldine Wessling

February 26, 1927 - April 2, 2017

Geraldine Wessling, 90, of Cumberland went to be with the Lord on Sunday April 2, 2017. She was born on February 26, 1927 in Indianapolis, IN to the late Olaf and Jessie (Odom)Laslie. She was a graduate of Warren Central High School. She married Ralph V. Wessling on December 3, 1949. She was a homemaker, pie baker and game player. She was well known for her pies and special "pie crust." She...
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Leona C. Fenimore

October 7, 1926 - March 18, 2017

Leona Fenimore of Greenfield passed away Saturday, March 18, 2017. She was 90 years old. Leona was born to Fred and Estella Schaekel on October 7, 1926 in Tipton County, Indiana. Leona married Ernest Chandler on May 1, 1945 and enjoyed nearly 20 years together. She later met and married Verle Fenimore. She enjoyed wintering in Florida, playing cards, especially euchre, and all things chocolate....
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Beverly Joan Slater

November 15, 1947 - March 11, 2017

Beverly Joan Slater, 69, of Greenfield, IN, passed away peacefully on March 11, 2017, at her home with her family by her side. She was born on November 15, 1947, in Detroit, MI, to Cloyd D. Masters and Marionell (Kennedy) Masters. She later met and married Dennis E. Slater, and they have been happily married for many years prior to her passing. After completing her education, Beverly worked as a...
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Robert A Applegate

March 28, 1944 - March 11, 2017

Robert A. Applegate, 72, of New Palestine was called home to heaven on Saturday, March 11, 2017. He was born on March 28, 1944 to the late Robert M. and Niola B. (O'Donnell) Applegate. Robert attended Public School #58 Ralph Waldo and Emerson and graduated from Thomas Carr Howe High School. After high school he served in the United States Navy. Robert had an avid love for all animals and...
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Chu Thi T. Phan

December 20, 1945 - February 19, 2017

Chu Thi T. Phan, 71, of Indianapolis, IN passed away on Sunday, February 19, 2017 at Miller's Merry Manor in Indianapolis. Chu was born on December 20, 1945 in Vietnam. Her family were farmers and in 1975, she traveled to the United States where she worked as a nanny. She later worked in the food industry for many years and gained many friends before retiring. Chu was survived by one sister....
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Robert Lee Harper

November 22, 1931 - February 15, 2017

Robert Lee Harper, 85 of Indianapolis died 2-15-2017. He was born on November 22,1931 in Paris, Illinois to the late Clyde and Ruth(Griffin) Harper. He was a proud member of the Paris H.S. Class of 49. Robert served his country in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War as a Senior Control Tower Operator. He was employed with Western Electric for 35 years as a Supervisor and Engineering...
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Thomas David Long

October 26, 1943 - February 12, 2017

Thomas David Long, of Indianapolis died Sunday February 12, 2017. He was 73 years old. Tom was born in Indianapolis on October 26, 1943 to Thomas and Margaret (Hopkins) Long. Tom graduated from high school, and entered into the military serving three years in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam era. After honorably serving his country, Tom still felt the need to serve others. He found his calling in...
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Carol Knoy

July 13, 1944 - February 11, 2017

Carol S. Knoy (Charnstrom), 72, of Indianapolis, IN passed away on Saturday February 11, 2017. Carol was born on July 13, 1944 to Clyde and Edith (Chappell) Charnstrom in New Palestine, IN. Carol was a lover of nature and animals; especially dogs. She enjoyed watching and feeding the birds in her back yard. Carol had no children of her own but loved her nieces and nephews as if they were...
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David Harroweth Paterson

August 31, 1935 - February 6, 2017

David Harroweth Paterson, August 31, 1935 - February 6, 2017, beloved by his wife June Paterson (nee Trench), daughter June Paterson Wray, son-in-law Steve and grandson David Paterson. David was born in Bellshill, Scotland, to David and Catherine Paterson (nee Robertson). He attended Mossend Public School and Bellshill Academy. David played piano, put together a small jazz group that played at...
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Pauline Elnora (Myers) Chartrand

July 11, 1926 - February 5, 2017

Pauline Elnora (Myers) Chartrand, 90, of Indianapolis, IN went to her eternal rest on Sunday, February 5, 2017. She was a member of the Irvington Presbyterian Church, 55 Johnson Avenue, Indianapolis, IN where her 11:00 a.m. memorial service will be held on Wednesday, February 15, 2017; with a luncheon to follow. She will be laid to rest at Roselawn Memory Gardens in Saginaw, MI, beside her...
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Vicki Lynn Goodman

July 15, 1960 - February 4, 2017

Vicki Lynn Goodman, 56, of Indianapolis, IN, passed away February 4, 2017. She was born in Ionia, Michigan on July 15, 1960 to the late Fred Chapman and Lois Kammers. Vicki was an Air Force veteran who dedicated her life to her family. She had a love for gardening and animals. Vicki is survived by her son, Levi Goodman, his spouse Jaymie Aguirre, her best friend Barbara McColly, as well as...
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Steven L. "Bubba" Martin

March 29, 1954 - February 1, 2017

Steven Luther "Bubba" Martin, 62, of Indianapolis, IN, passed away February 1, 2017. He was born March 29, 1954 to William L. Martin and Jacqueline (Sullivan) Martin of Indianapolis. He later met and married Jaylene Martin in 1983 and they have been happily married for 33 years. After completing his education, Steven proudly served for 8 years in the United States Army before being honorably...
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Helen Putty

January 13, 1934 - January 29, 2017

Helen Putty 83, of New Palestine, passed away Sunday, January 29, 2017. She was born January 13, 1934 in Temperance Hall, TN. Helen attended the New Palestine United Methodist Church for nearly 50 years and had been active in various church roles for decades. She enjoyed shopping and painting. Mrs. Putty was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard Putty, her mother, Willie Midgett and...
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Mary E. (Winter) Ulrey

September 13, 1932 - January 25, 2017

Mary E. (Winter) Ulrey, 84, of Greenfield, passed away January 25, 2017. She was born September 13, 1932 to James & Mary (Morgason) Winter of Indianapolis. She graduated from Warren Central High School in 1951. Mary worked for Hancock South Madison Joint Services as a teachers aid for 28 years retiring in 2002, she was also an aide on the special needs bus during those years. She devoted her life...
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Nancy Louise (Emberton) Kniep

May 31, 1940 - January 13, 2017

Nancy Louise (Emberton) Kniep, 76, of Indianapolis, IN, passed away on January 13, 2017, at Franciscan Health Hospital in Indianapolis. She was born on May 31, 1940, in Tompkinsville, KY, to Marvin B. Emberton and Myrtle B. (Deckard) Emberton. She later met and married Don Kniep and they have been happily married since January 19, 1961. After her marriage, she took pride in working in her home...
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Sally Mae Griffith

June 3, 1946 - January 11, 2017

Sally Mae Griffith, 70, of Indianapolis, passed away Wednesday, January 11, 2015 at Pleasant View Lodge in McCordsville. She was born June 3, 1946 in Indianapolis, IN, to Cecil H. Scott and Laurel M. (Meyer) Scott. She later met and married her husband of approximately 28 years, David G. Griffith, who preceded her in death in 2015. After completing her education, Sally attended beauty school...
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Del Ray Maupin

March 5, 1964 - January 10, 2017

Del Ray Maupin, 52, of Indianapolis died January 10, 2017. Del was born March 5, 1964 in Landstuhl, Germany to Delbert and Kathryn Greaver Maupin. Beloved father, son, brother, uncle, (aka, Uncle Donkey) and friend, Del was preceded in death by his father Delbert Ray Maupin. He is survived by his Sons, James Tyler "J.T.", Brandon, and Joseph "Joey"; Mother, Kathryn Greaver Maupin; Sisters, Edie...
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Earnest Sneed

May 22, 2002 - January 7, 2017

Earnest Sneed, 14, of Indianapolis, IN, passed away on Saturday, January 7, 2017. He was born on May 22, 2002 in Indianapolis, IN to Jami Sneed and Quincy Griffin. He attended Arsenal Tech High School in Indianapolis. Earnest had a passion for playing basketball, he took pride in his shoe and clothing collection, as well as spending time with his family and close friends, including his dog "Red"...
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Fred J Via, Jr.

January 11, 1943 - January 2, 2017

Fred J. Via, Jr., 73, of Indianapolis, IN, passed away on January 2, 2017, at Kindred Transitional and Rehab Center – South Pointe in Indianapolis. He was born on January 11, 1943, in Washington, IN, to Fred Via, Sr. and Clara (Mangin) Via. After completing his education, Fred served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam War from 1960 to 1966 before being honorably discharged. After his...
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Roberta "Bobbi" Winter

December 17, 1952 - January 1, 2017

Roberta E. "Bobbi" Winter of Indianapolis died Sunday, January 1, 2017. She was 64 years old. Bobbi was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on December 17, 1952 to Robert and Ruth (Clemmer) McConnell. She attended Indiana Central University and earned her Associates Degree in Nursing in 1972. She was a Registered Nurse for many years, in the Indianapolis area. Bobbi was an avid New York Rangers...
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Samuel Andrew McLahlan

September 15, 1961 - December 28, 2016

Samuel Andrew McLahlan of Lebanon, In. died Wednesday, December 28, 2016. He was 55 years old. Sam was born in Indianapolis on September 15, 1961 to Thomas and Peggy (Von Spreckelsen) McLahlan. Sam was a kind hearted, and hardworking man who made his living in heating and cooling as an HVAC technician. He was a 1979 Graduate of New Palestine High School, and attended Pensacola Christian College....
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Carolyn Christine Groschelle

January 23, 1945 - December 22, 2016

Carolyn Christine Groschelle, 71, of New Palestine, IN, passed away on December 22, 2016, at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. She was born on Jan. 23, 1945, in Indianapolis, IN, to William "Art" Williams and Virginia (Stroud) Williams. She later met and married Dale Groschelle and they were happily married for many years prior to his passing. Carolyn received her Associate's degree in nursing....
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Beverly Thompson

October 14, 1933 - December 19, 2016

Beverly Ann Thompson, 83 of Greenwood passed away peacefully on Monday December 19, 2016. She was born on October 14, 1933 in Anderson, IN to the late Thomas and Florence (David) Davis. Beverly enjoyed walking, reading , visiting with friends and family. She enjoyed watching the classic horror movies, especially during the month of October. She will be greatly missed by her 3 children;...
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Irma L. Lockett Begley

January 25, 1942 - December 19, 2016

Irma L. Lockett Begley of Indianapolis died Monday, December 19, 2016. She was 74 years old. Irma was born in Stickleyville, Virginia on January 25, 1942 to Stallard and Eliza (Noel) Bowen. Irma was a member of Mt. Calvary Evangelistic Center for over twenty five years. Irma was a certified nursing assistant for Nightingale Home Healthcare. She enjoyed gospel music, and visiting the Great Smokey...
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Dennis Preston

October 13, 1955 - December 18, 2016

Dennis Preston, 61 passed away Sunday December 18, 2016. He was born on October 13, 1955 in Indianapolis, IN to the late Fredrick James and Barbara Preston. Denny enjoyed nature, gardening, fishing and working his job at Kindred Electric. He had an avid love for animals and trucks. He will be greatly missed by his sister; Marcia Kronenwetter, brother; Robert (Sharon) Preston, his aunt;...
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Rebecca Sue Barber

October 3, 1941 - December 9, 2016

Rebecca S. Barber, 75, of New Palestine, IN, passed away on December 9, 2016, at her home in New Palestine with her family by her side. She was born on Oct. 3, 1941, in Urbana, IL, to Morris D. Foster and Virginia I. (Atkinson) Foster. She later met and married Thomas L. Barber and they have enjoyed many happy years together. After completing her education in nursing, Rebecca worked for several...
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Alta M. Livingston Hudson

May 29, 1930 - December 7, 2016

Alta M. Livingston Hudson 86, of Greenfield, IN. died December 7, 2016. Born May 29, 1930 in Bloomington, IN. to the late Emery E. and May M. (Clendening) Livingston. She graduated from Washington High School in Indianapolis, and attended Indiana Central College. She was a junior Girl Scout Leader for ten years in Cumberland as well as Clerk/Treasurer of the town of Cumberland in the 1960's, and...
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Erin Ebert Krebs

October 31, 1960 - November 17, 2016

Erin Ebert Krebs, 56, of Fairland, IN, passed away on November 17, 2016, at Kindred Healthcare in Greenwood. He was born on October 31, 1960, in Greenfield, IN, to Eugene Krebs and Madelyn (Larrison) Krebs. He was a beloved son, grandson, brother, uncle, and friend who cherished the time he spent with the people he loved. Erin is survived by his father, Eugene Krebs; brother, Eric Krebs and his...
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Nancy K. Smith

August 19, 1944 - November 15, 2016

Nancy K. Smith of New Palestine, died November 15, 2016. She was 72 years old. Nancy was born August 19, 1944 in Glezen, IN. to Marion and Lavon (Stone) Shoultz. Nancy married the love of her life, Elmer Smith on October 20, 1961, they enjoyed 55 years together. Nancy was a custodian for New Palestine Elementary for nearly twenty years. She loved camping, baking, and cooking for others. In...
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William Daniel Branson

July 23, 1932 - November 8, 2016

William Daniel Branson, 84, of Lakewood Ranch, Florida joined our Heavenly Father on November 8, 2016 at Sarasota Memorial Hospital. He was born July 23, 1932 in Indianapolis, Indiana to Melvin Carl & Lena Louise Schnepf Branson. After completing his education, William was employed at Bell laboratories until retirement in 1989, when he moved to Florida with his wife Sherry. William was a hard...
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Dawna Rae Morrissey

March 21, 1961 - November 8, 2016

Dawna R. Morrissey, 55 of New Palestine, In. was called home to her savior Jesus Christ, November 8, 2016. Dawna was born in Portsmouth, Virginia to John M. Weeks Sr. and Sandra J. Weeks (McGuire) on March 21, 1961. She married the love of her life, Charles Dean Morrissey on May 16, 1987. They enjoyed 29 years together. Dawna was a member of, and played violin for Faith Fellowship Church. She...
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Russ Guy Cooley

June 24, 1964 - October 31, 2016

Russ Guy Cooley, the son of Richard G. Cooley (1932) and Rosemary Straveler Cooley (1934-2004) was born on June 24th, 1964 in Indianapolis, Indiana. He peacefully passed away at home on October 31st, 2016. He attended Indianapolis Public Schools and graduated from Howe High School in 1982. Russ was known for his sense of humor; he was the life of any party. No one who spent a couple minutes...
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Alice Geneva Powell

October 10, 1931 - October 29, 2016

Alice Geneva Powell, 85, of Indianapolis, IN, passed away on October 29, 2016, at Westminster Village-North in Indianapolis. She was born on Oct. 10, 1931, in Glasgow, KY, to Austin Kinslow and Elizabeth (Bridges) Kinslow. She later met and married Aubrey "Kenneth" Powell and they had been happily married for many years prior to his passing. After completing her education, Alice worked as a...
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Carl V. Summers

July 15, 1929 - October 23, 2016

Carl V. Summers of Indianapolis passed away on Sunday, October 23, 2016. He was 87 years old. Carl was born in Bardstown, Kentucky on July 15, 1929 to Edward and Mae Edna (Roby) Summers. Carl proudly served his country as part of the United States Navy during the Korean War era. Carl was an avid trap shooter, and was a past winner of the Indiana State Trap Shoot. Carl was also honored with the...
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James Hershel McIntosh

May 1, 1925 - October 18, 2016

James Hershel McIntosh, 91, of Fairland, IN, passed away on October 18, 2016, at his home surrounded by his family. He was born on May 1, 1925, in Haddix, KY, to Dave McIntosh and Florence (Smith) McIntosh. He later met and married Gladys (Jackson) McIntosh, and they have been happily married for 64 years. After completing his education, James served in the U.S. Army and Air Forces during WWII. ...
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Jerry Lee Abel

July 28, 1937 - October 16, 2016

Jerry Lee Abel, 79, Fairland, IN, died October 16, 2016 . He was born July 28, 1937 to Anna (Boring) Abel and Ray Abel. Jerry graduated from Moral High School in 1955. He married his high school sweetheart, Bernadine (Tillison) Abel in 1956. Jerry worked at Diamond Chain after graduation from high school until he retired in 1995. He loved his family and friends and spending time with them. ...
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Violet Maxine Lockett

January 13, 1928 - October 13, 2016

Violet Maxine Lockett of Indianapolis passed away Thursday, October 13, 2016. She was 88 years old. Maxine was born on January 13, 1928 in Indianapolis to James and Edna (McClare) Roberts. Maxine worked for Western Electric for almost twenty years retiring in 1978. Maxine was married to the late James Lockett for nearly 36 years, and together they raised four children. Maxine was a member of...
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Mary Ann Huffman

June 12, 1933 - October 10, 2016

Mary Ann Huffman of New Palestine, peacefully passed away Monday, October 10, 2016. She was 83 years old. Mary Ann was a lifelong resident of New Palestine, Indiana. She married her late husband Robert - son of the late Josef and Mildred Huffman of Greenfield - in 1958. Together, they enjoyed over thirty years of marriage. Mary Ann is survived by her sister in law; Betty Bowles of Greenfield,...
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Brian Keith Pike

October 14, 1961 - September 30, 2016

Brian K. Pike, 54, of Ekron, KY, passed away on September 30, 2016, at his home in Kentucky. He was born on October 14, 1961, in Greenfield, IN, to Phillip Pike and Charlotte (Burkett) Pike. After completing his education, Brian started as an apprentice with the Bricklayers & Allied Local 4 IN/KY in 1988 and remained a proud union member until his death. Brian was last employed at Heimbrock, Inc....
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Dona Louise Minneman

February 24, 1933 - September 25, 2016

Dona Louise Minneman of Indianapolis passed away Sunday, September 25, 2016 from complications of Alzheimer's. She was 83 years old. Dona was born in Greensburg, Indiana on February 24, 1933 to James "Babe" and Dorothy Jones. In addition to her parents, Dona was preceded in death by her brothers; James "Bob", Gene, and Maurice Jones, and sister; Francis Stanley. She is survived by her children;...
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John A. Ragle

March 22, 1930 - September 18, 2016

John A. Ragle of Fountaintown, Indiana died Sunday, September 18, 2016. He was 86 years old. John was born to Cyrus A. and Lilly Ragle on March 22, 1930 in Oakland City, Indiana. John was proud to serve his country in the U. S. Army, and was stationed in Germany during the Korean War. He married the love of his life Marilyn Ragle (Birk), and enjoyed over fifty years of marriage. In addition to...
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LaGora Marie Lind

January 10, 1929 - September 11, 2016

LaGora Marie Lind (Smith) retired LPN at Community East Hospital, and resident of New Palestine, IN. died September 11, 2016. Joining in death many valued friends. She was 87 years old. She was preceded in death by husband; Edward Lee Lind, parents; Harold and Malinda Lind, and brother; Carl O. Smith. LaGora is survived by brother; Benjamin H. Smith. Son; Daniel L. Lind and his wife Jacqueline,...
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Jason Brent Lambdin

May 20, 1974 - August 27, 2016

Jason Brent Lambdin, 42, of Beloit, WI, passed away on August 27, 2016, at his home in Wisconsin. He was born on May 20, 1974, in Cincinnati, OH, to Mark Greenwald and Holly (Miller) Lambdin. After completing his education, Jason was employed in the shipping handler and manufacturer at Gardner Manufacturing. Jason was an individual who had many joys in life, but he found the most joy a few years...
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Florette Renee Jefferson

June 30, 1966 - August 14, 2016

Florette Renee (Scott) Jefferson and her identical twin sister, Lorette Rochelle (Scott) Starks, were born June 30, 1966, to Rosie Lee and Thomas Scott, Sr. Florette passed into the Kingdom of Heaven on August 14, 2016, preceded in that journey by her father and sister, Doris A. Scott. In addition to her mother and twin sister, Florette is survived by her children, Brittany White-Scott and...
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Lillie U. Gritton

October 29, 1923 - August 13, 2016

Lillie Gritton of Wanamaker, IN. passed away Saturday, August 13, 2016. She was 92 years old. Lillie was born in Indianapolis on October 29, 1923 to Clarence and Marie Waterman. She grew up working at the family store in Wamamaker, Indiana. Lillie married James Gritton and was happily married for fifty one years until his passing in 2005. In addition to her husband and parents, Lillie was...
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