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ABEL, Rev. Lester
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA: Rev. Lester N. Abel, 58, died September 6, 1956 at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. He was pastor of the West Michigan Methodist Church in Indianapolis. He was the former pastor of Westport Methodist Church, and had also served at churches in Vincennes, Switz City, Acton, New Albany, Whitcomb, Milton and Shelburn. He was a World War II chaplain and a former field secretary for Taylor University. Interment was at the Greenwood Cemetery with arrangements by Conkle Funeral Home.

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ALLEBRANDI, Betty
CARMEL, INDIANA: Betty Marie Schertzer Allebrandi, 70, died July 12, 1999. She was born July 10, 1929. She was a retired secretary for Carmel Clay Schools with 25 years of service, and attended Orchard Park Presbyterian Church. She is survived by her husband, Thomas M. Allebrandi; her children Beth A. Winkler, and Thomas M. Allebrandi III; and 5 grandchildren. Interment was at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens under the direction of Flanner and Buchanan Carmel Mortuary.

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AMSTUTZ, Erma
BUTLER, INDIANA: Erma M. Amstutz, 95, died October 18, 2006. She was born February 28, 1911 to Boyd and Flora Rosenberry Jennings. She was a graduate of International Business College. She was a member of Butler United Methodist Church, and attended Jerusalem Church. She was a volunteer at DeKalb Memorial Hospital, and was the recipient of an award for 2,000 hours of service, and also volunteered sewing hospital gowns for Riley Children's Hospital. She is survived by a daughter, Delores "Dee" Howarth of Fremont; and 2 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold L. Amstutz; a brother, Leland; a son-in-law, William "Bill" Howarth; and her parents. Burial was at Butler Cemetery with arrangements by H.E. Johnson and Son Funeral Home.

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ARNEY, Margaret
COLUMBUS, INDIANA: Margaret A. Arney, 93, died March 27, 2008 at the Hospice of South Central Indiana. She was born April 15, 1914 in North Vernon to John and Melinda Marrs Day. She is survived by her children, Helen (Russell) Bair of Arizona, Janice (Patrick) Everroad and John (Shirley) Arney, all of Hope, and Betty Jewell, Dorothy Wise, and Theresa Arney, all of Columbus; 17 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and 22 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter H. Arney; her parents; nine siblings; and a great-granddaughter. Burial was at the Vernon Cemetery under the direction of Barkes, Weaver and Glick Funeral Home.

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ARNOLD, Hermia
LaGRANGE, INDIANA: Hermia Arnold, 77, died May 30, 2008 at Parkview LaGrange Hospital. She was born August 11, 1930 in Bevinsville, KY to Coy and Rebecca Calhoun Johnson. She retired from Kraft Foods after 25 years of service, and was a member of Community Baptist Church in Wolcottville. She enjoyed sewing, quilting and walking. She is survived by two sons, Roy Arnold of Michigan City, and Harlan and Teresa Arnold of Blackwell, MO; five daughters, Barbara and Earl Handshoe of LaGrange, Lois and David Handshoe of Kendallville, Wanda Arnold and companion Phil Ross of Auburn, Grace and Herb Christlieb of South Milford, and Verna and Brian Roller of Scottsdale, AZ; three sisters, Geraldine Martin of LaGrange, Gwendolyn and Bernard Hall of Neon, KY, and Christine Marshall of Yorktown, VA; three brothers, Bob and Irene Johnson of Homer, MI, and Arthur and Billie Johnson and Winston and Ann Johnson, all of Neon, KY; two daughters-in-law, Martha Arnold of Kendallville and Rita Arnold of South Milford; 27 grandchildren; and 39 great-grandchildren. She was preceded her death by her husband, Mason Arnold; two sons, Cleburn Arnold and Ernest Arnold; her parents; three sisters; three brothers; a grandchild, Leah Taylor; and a great-grandchild, Jessica Arnold Gruenfeldt. Services were held at Community Baptist Church in Wolcottville. Interment was at Brushy Chapel Cemetery under the direction of Hite Funeral Home.

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AUGUSTYNIAK, Walter J.
HOAGLAND, INDIANA: Walter J. Augustyniak, 75, died October 20, 2005. He was born October 14, 1930 to the late Walter A. and Maria Banas Augustyniak. He was a retired equipment installer for General Telephone Company with 22 years of service. He attended St. Rose Catholic Church in Monroeville, and was a member of the Hoagland Area Advancement Association. He enjoyed fishing. He is survived by his wife, Barbara Reese Augustyniak; two sons, Dave (Louann) Augustyniak of Decatur, and Steven M. (Nila) Augustyniak of Hoagland; two daughters, Edith (Barry) Krueckeberg, and Mia (Tim) Geiger, all of Hoagland; a sister, Florence (Richard) Schmeding of Hoagland; 8 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death a brother, Stephen Archacki; and two sisters, Lillian Calkins and Loretta McAfee. Services were held at St. Rose Catholic Church. Interment was at St. Rose Catholic Cemetery under the direction of Zwick and Jahn Funeral Home.

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AUST, John A.
GOSHEN, INDIANA: John A. Aust, 76, died July 13, 2007 at his home. He was born March 6, 1931 in Goshen to Charles P. Aust, Sr. and Helen Jackson Aust. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, and was a member of the VFW and the DAV. He is survived by a brother, Max Aust of Millersburg; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by four brothers, George, Clarence, William, and Charles Aust, Jr. Interment with military honors was at Violett Cemetery with arrangements by Yoder-Culp Funeral Home.

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AXSOM, Hazel
NEW HAVEN, INDIANA: Hazel Axsom, 90, died January 4, 2008 at Harborside Health Care in New Haven. She was born November 17, 1917 in Burket, IN to William and Mary Angus Loebert. She formerly worked at General Plating. She attended the First Baptist Church, and was a member of the Eagles Auxiliary. She was a former resident of Fort Wayne and Columbia City. She is survived by two grandchildren, Timothy Troyer of Kansas, and Charleen Bowers of New Jersey; a sister, Freda Kugler of New Haven; a half-brother, Jerry Barva of Fort Wayne; and 7 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Loyal R. Axsom; a daughter, Linda Axsom; a son, William Axsom; a brother, Arthur Loebert; a half-brother, Edward Barva; and a grandson, David Axsom. Interment was at Greenlawn Memorial Park in Fort Wayne under the direction of Smith and Sons Funeral Home.

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BAGGERLY, Roderick
EVANSVILLE, INDIANA: Roderick M. Baggerly, 56, died March 20, 1987 at St. Mary's Medical Center. He was a truck driver with Associated Truck Lines, and was a member of Teamsters Locak #215. He attended Bethel United Church of Christ, and was a member of the Eagles Country Club. He is survived by his wife, Marilyn Baggerly; a son, Ronald; a daughter, Susan Hoffman; a sister, Emmalee Brizius; and a granddaughter. Arrangements were handled by Boone Funeral Home.

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BAILEY, Roy
GAS CITY, INDIANA: Roy Bailey, 77, died September 20, 2006. He was born May 14, 1929 to the late Lester and Nellie Bailey. He owned Bailey Tax and Accounting Service, and attended the First Christian Church of Gas City, where he served as an elder and head of finance. He was a member of Young at Heart, and enjoyed playing cards, puzzles, traveling, and watching televised sports. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Patsy (Smith) Bailey); two sons, Dan Bailey of Columbus, and Randy Bailey of Gas City; a brother, Richard (Lois) Bailey; two sisters-in-law, Berniece and Rose; 2 grandchildren; and 3 great-granddaughters. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Edwin and Byron; and his parents. Services were held at the First Christian Church. Arrangements were entrusted to Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service.

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BAKER, Annis
CORYDON, INDIANA: Annis Engleman Baker, 99, died May 2, 2012 at Indian Creek Health and Rehabilitation Center in Corydon. She was born April 8, 1913 in Harrison County to Clarence and Grace Lindsey Engleman. She was a member of Lincoln Hills Christian Church, and enjoyed quilting. She is survived by a brother, Howard Engleman; 6 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Glenn Baker; three children, Delores Van Blaricum, Forrest Baker, and Darlene Robins; her parents; and a brother, George Engleman. Her body was donated to the University of Louisville.

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BARGHAHN, June
GOSHEN, INDIANA: June E. Barghahn, 87, died May 5, 2010 at her residence. She was born June 11, 1922 in Goshen to George and Bertha Hartman Culp. She worked at the Coca-Cola Company for 17 years, and was a member of the VFW Auxiliary and the American Legion Auxiliary. She was a member of Goshen City Church of the Brethren, where she served as a deaconess. She held state records for swimming, and was a member of the Greater Masters Swimming Club of Indiana. She swam the mile in the Great Race on several occasions, and made the 1000-yard swim while in her 70s. She also enjoyed making comforters. Survivors include two sons, Randy (Peggy) Barghahn of Elkhart, and Ben (Peggy) Barghahn of Wayland, MI; a brother, Robert (Mary) Culp of Goshen; two sisters, Barbara (LaRoy) Grooms and Gloria (Kenneth) Clark, all of Goshen; 4 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Virgil L. Barghahn; four brothers, Loyal, Romaine, Wilbur, and George Culp, Jr.; and a sister, Mary Jane Wolfe. Burial was at Violett Cemetery by Yoder-Culp Funeral Home.

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BARRACK, Victoria
BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA: Victoria Kay Barrack was stillborn on February 21, 1995. She was the daughter of Mark and Christine K. Linder Barrack. She is survived by her parents; her paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. C.L. Barrack of New Haven; and her maternal grandfather, Ed Linder of Springfield, OH. She was preceded in death by her maternal grandmother. Interment was at Cedar Creek Chapel Cemetery.

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BARRICK, Clara
FORT WAYNE, INDIANA: Clara V. Barrick, 99, died December 24, 2006. She was born August 5, 1907 to Curtis and Anna Stetzel Merriman. She formerly worked for the Woolworth Store in Huntington, and attended St. Peter's First United Church of Christ. She is survived by a niece, Lillian Sundermann of Huntington; and a nephew, Robert Holley of Marion. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jesse A. Barrick; two sisters, Etta Heitz and Edna Spencer; and a brother, Ervin Merriman. Interment was at Lancaster Cemetery in Huntington County under the direction of Myers Funeral Home.

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BECK, Fred E.
NORTH SALEM, INDIANA: Fred Edward Beck, 82, died October 10, 2012. He was born January 3, 1930 in Bulls Gap, TN to Waitemon and Georgia Russell Beck. He retired from Beam Construction in Jamestown, and was a carpenter. Survivors include his daughters, Dawn (Mike) Beck of Danville, Brenda (John) Luther of Indianapolis, and Wanda (Doug) Elliott of Brownsburg; a son, Marvin (Annette) Beck of Speedway; a sister, Relda Davis of Rogersville, TN; a brother, Glen (Unave) Beck of Clayton; his grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; his cousins; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, M. Maxine Nicely Beck. Services were held at Mount Olivet Baptist Church. Interment was at Fairview Cemetery in North Salem by Porter Funeral Home.

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BECK, Snider
CLAYTON, INDIANA: Snider B. Beck, 81, died May 12, 2012. He was born October 16, 1930 in Woodleaf, NC to Walter Tom and Betty Snider Beck. He was a retired maintenance director at the Mill Creek School Corporation, and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He enjoyed growing strawberries. Survivors include his wife, Doris Mayhew Beck; his children, David L. Beck, Randy J. Beck (Denese), and Laura Oxford; 6 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren, and his Miniature Dachshund, Holly. Interment was at Center Valley Cemetery under the direction of Hall-Baker Funeral Home.

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BEEKER, Rose
LAFAYETTE, INDIANA: Rose Imogene Mathes Beeker died January 9, 2007. She was born August 14, 1927 to the late Willard and Maude Hathaway Mathes. She was a retired film assembly worker at St. Elizabeth Hospital, and during World War II, worked as a press operator for Warren Paper. She was a lifetime member of the VFW Women's Auxiliary, and enjoyed playing bingo. She is survived by two sons, Gerald Beeker (Janet) and David Wayne Beeker, both of Lafayette; a daughter, Janet Igo (Michael) of Lafayette; a sister, Francis Sperb (Louis) of Lafayette; 3 grandchildren; , and a great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by a brother. Arrangements were handled by Hippensteel Funeral Home.

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BEHRMAN, Glee
COLUMBUS, INDIANA: Elizabeth Glee Thayer Behrman, 81, died September 20, 2001 at her residence. She was born November 6, 1919 in Kansas City, MO to Herbert W. and Phoebe Bethel Boyd Thayer. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, and formerly served as a church organist at the Elizabethtown and Burnsville United Methodist Churches. Survivors include her husband, Melvin Behrman; a daughter, Gail Carvin of Columbus; two sons, Herbert and Ned Behrman, both of Columbus; a sister, Wanda Sweeny of Safety Harbor, FL; and 5 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Julian Behrman. Burial was at Garland Brook Cemetery by Myers Funeral Service.

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BETTIS, Floyd
AVON, INDIANA: Floyd C. Bettis, 81, died January 28, 2008. He was born September 21, 1926 to Cay and Ruth Street Bettis. He worked as a pipefitter and plumber at Detroit Diesel Allison, a Division of G.M., for 32 years, and was a member of the Danville Conservation Club and the Moose Lodge. He is survived by three daughters, Sharon L. Eberwein, Brenda K. Bogie, and Lori E. Dougherty; six sons, Ricky D., Stephen W., David C., Timothy A., Randy L., and Jeffrey S. Bettis; his brothers, Tom and L.C. Bettis and Beauford Estes; 18 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Margaret "Peggy" Coryell Bettis. Interment was at Floral Park Cemetery under the direction of Conkle Funeral Home.

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BEYER, Donnetta
SHELBYVILLE, INDIANA: Donnetta M. Beyer, 82, died October 15, 2010 at Major Hospital. She was born March 26, 1928 in Kirkpatrick to William Ross and Helen Anna Brinson Powell. She attended St. Vincent Catholic Church, and was a member of the Red Hat Society, the American Legion Auxiliary, and the Moose Auxiliary, and volunteered at Shelby Senior Services. She enjoyed reading, watercolor painting, and crocheting. She is survived by her daughters, Vicki (Frank) Keller of Columbus, and Rebecca (Keith) Nunnally and Christina (Jerry) Lovitt, both of Shelbyville; a son, Raymond D. (Whitney) Beyer II of Minot, ND; a sister, Doris (Herbert) Burress of Bargersville; a brother, William Powell of Indianapolis; 9 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Daniel Beyer; and her parents. Services were held at St. Vincent Catholic Church. Burial was at St. Vincent Catholic Cemetery under the direction of Glenn E. George and Son Funeral Home.

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BILLER, Velma
MILFORD, INDIANA: Velma Louise Biller, 86, died October 18, 2007. She was born November 4, 1920 to William and Dora Oster Tusing. She attended Hastings Island Chapel United Methodist Church. She was a blood donor and volunteer for the American Red Cross, and enjoyed oil painting. She is survived by a son, Steven (Jan) Biller of Warsaw; two daughters, Nell (Greg) Jackson, and Carolyn (Mike) Zimmerman, all of Milford; 9 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Royce "John" Biller; two brothers; five sisters; and her parents. Burial was at Leesburg Cemetery with arrangements by Mishler-Eastlund Funeral Home.

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BINGLE, Charles
ROCHESTER, INDIANA: Charles Bingle, 81, died July 28, 2004 at Woodlawn Hospital in Rochester. He was born August 8, 1922 in Cleves, OH to Orville and Zettie Peak Bingle. He retired from Torx Camcar Corp. in Rochester, and was a U.S. Army veteran. He was a former resident of Miami County, and had lived in the Rochester area since 1960. He attended the First Baptist Church of Argos, and was active with the Fulton County Retired Senior Volunteer Program. Survivors include his wife, Marjorie; five sons, Jerry Bingle (Delilah) of Plymouth, Mike Bingle (Patty) of Nyona Lake, Steve Bingle (Kim) of Cincinnati, Randy Bingle (Donna) of Elizabethtown, KY, and Rick Bingle (Chris) of Radcliff, KY; three daughters, Penny (Jesse) Olds of Winamac, Dawn Hartog of Argos, and Susie Amelio (Frank) of Poplar Bluff, MO; a sister, Gertrude Pace of Rochester; his grandchildren; his great-grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, and a sister, Dorothy. Interment with military honors was at the Richland Center IOOF Cemetery under the direction of Foster and Good Funeral Home.

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BIRD, Pliny
PERU, INDIANA: Pliny Bird, 90, died May 9, 1982 in Peru, IN. Survivors include his wife, Willie Bird; a son, Kenneth Bird of Goshen; and 2 grandchildren. He had formerly lived in Sarasota, FL. Interment was at Shrock Cemetery with arrangements by Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home.

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BIRGE, Bertha
NORTH VERNON, INDIANA: Bertha "Birdie" Birge, 79, died August 15, 1995 at Appalachian Regional Hospital in Hazard, KY. She was born September 26, 1915 in Richmond, KY to Tine and Rebecca E. Cox Tillett. She was a retired cook and custodian for the Jennings County Schools, and was a former foster grandparent. She attended Coffee Creek Baptist Church in Paris Crossing. She is survived by two stepsons, Donald Birge of Commiskey, and Kenneth Birge of Dupont; 3 nephews; 3 nieces, including JoAnn Boggs of Madison; 6 step-grandchildren; and 8 step great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Vasco Birge; her parents; and two brothers, Clark B. and Nelson J. Tillett. Interment was at the Dupont Cemetery by Dove-Sharp and Rudicel Funeral Home.

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BLESSING, Vera
LOGANSPORT, INDIANA: Vera A. Blessing, 95, died September 7, 2008. She was born June 17, 1913 to Fred and Johanna Wilhemina "Minnie" Friday Wichmann. She attended Deer Creek Presbyterian Church. She is survived by her daughters, Shelia Meek of Logansport, and Cheryl (Jim) Alsup of Avon; a son, Jerry (Barbara) Wichmann of Lafayette; 6 grandsons; and 10 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Blessing; and a son, Stanley Wichmann. Burial was at Ever-Rest Memorial Park by Kroeger Funeral Home.

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BONE, Thellia
KOKOMO, INDIANA: Thellia Grace Dehoff Bone, 82, died November 18, 1981. She was born September 7, 1899 in Bryant to Albert and Myrtle Logan Dehoff. She formerly worked for Reliance Manufacturing Company. She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Bone. Interment was at Shiloh Cemetery under the direction of Fenn Funeral Home.

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BOOTHROYD, Carol
LA PORTE, INDIANA: Carol H. Boothroyd, 82, died June 16, 2010 at Life Care Center in Michigan City. She was born January 2, 1928 in Michigan City to Claude E. and Evelyn Solner Hatfield. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Michigan City. She is survived by her husband, Tom Boothroyd; a son, David Boothroyd of La Porte; and a sister, Hazel Schlicker of Michigan City. She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Joan Gumns; and a brother, Eugene Hatfield. Interment was at Greenwood Cemetery in Michigan City under the direction of Carlisle Funeral Home.

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BOPE, Marjorie
BREMEN, INDIANA: Marjorie Bope, 74, died March 25, 2009. She was born March 11, 1935 in Kosciusko County, IN, to Cloyd and Esther Eslinger Heckaman. She was a retired custodian with the Bremen School Corporation. She married Charles Bope. She attended Bremen Missionary Church. She volunteered with the the Northern Indiana Food Bank and the Marshall County 4-H, and served on the fair board. She is survived by a daughter, Tonya (Ben Robbins) of Warsaw; three sons, Jim Bope of Bremen, Lonnie (Pam) Bope of Nappanee, and Edward (Linda) Bope of Lapaz; a sister-in-law, Carol Heckaman; 8 grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter on the way. She was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Penny; a brother, Clark Heckaman; and her parents. Services were held at Bremen Missionary Church. Burial was at the Bremen Cemetery under the direction of Mishler Funeral Home.

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BOSSERT, Clarinda
TERRE HAUTE, INDIANA: Clarinda Williams Bossert, 73, died October 11, 1924 at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. Claud Albright, in Terre Haute. She was born August 20, 1851 in Indiana to Garrett Gibson Williams and Lucy Kern. Survivors include her husband, Godlove "Love" Bossert; and four daughters, Mrs. Bessie Lovell, Mrs. Lizzie Albright, Mrs. Millie Albright, and Mrs. Sallie Roberts of Williams, IN. Burial was at Mount Olive Cemetery in Lawrence County, IN.

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BOSSERT, Godlove
TERRE HAUTE, INDIANA: Godlove Bossert, 79, died June 12, 1928 at the residence of his daughter, Mrs. Guy Albright, in Terre Haute. He was born Gottleib Bossert in Wurttemberg, Germany around 1849. Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Sallie Roberts of Williams, Mrs. Millie Albright of Cory, and Mrs. Bessie Loveall and Mrs. Elizabeth Albright of Terre Haute. Burial was at Mount Olive Cemetery in Lawrence County, IN.

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BOWEN, Ronald
PLAINFIELD, INDIANA: Ronald D. Bowen, 67, died October 21, 2012. He was born August 16, 1945 in Stratton, CO to L.D. and Myrtle Quintin Bowen. He was a retired truck driver at Ruan Transportation in Indianapolis with 30 years of service. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War, and was a member of the Plainfield Christian Church. He is survived by two daughters, Stephanie (Josh) Nelson, and Christina Kelso; two sisters, Martha Johnson and Mary Reich; and three brothers, Lloyd, Maynard, and Roy Bowen. He was preceded in death by his wife, Donna Irene Bowen; and three brothers, Aaron, Raymond and Joseph Bowen. Interment was at Clayton Cemetery under the direction of Hampton-Gentry Funeral Home.

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BRADFORD, Charles
CENTERVILLE, INDIANA: Charles Bradford, 77, died July 7, 1940 at his home. He was a retired jeweler. He formerly lived in Cambridge City, IN and Cottage Grove, OR. Survivors include a brother, Thomas Bradford of Cottage Grove, OR; 2 nephews; and 2 nieces. Interment was at Riverside Cemetery under the direction of Howard Funeral Home.

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BRADLEY, Beverley
FORT WAYNE, INDIANA: Beverley Petznik Bradley, 86, died August 23, 2009 at Heritage Park in Fort Wayne. She was born March 7, 1923 in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. She grew up in Winnipeg, Manitoba. She came to the U.S. after marrying Rev. Ervin Petznik in December of 1943, and worked at International Harvester. She was a volunteer at Lutheran Hospital, a hospice, and her church. She also played the piano at a retirement home. She was the mother of Cathy Schumaker of Columbia City, Diane Tyler of Fort Wayne, and Patty Sessink of Franklin, MI. Other survivors include her companion, Wayne Schoeff; 6 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Brad Petznik. A memorial service was held at the Church of Divine Science. Arrangements were handled by D.O. McComb and Sons Pine Valley Park Funeral Home.

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BRADLEY, Clark
FORT WAYNE, INDIANA: Clark L. Bradley, 54, was found deceased at his residence on December 30, 2007. He was born May 26, 1953 to Martha E. Bowers Bradley. He was a member of the American Legion, and enjoyed playing poker. He is survived by his father, John C. Bradley II of Cromwell; three brothers, John C. Bradley III of Albion, and Scott M. (Mary) Bradley and Ross M. Bradley, both of Cromwell; a sister, Connie Bradley of Churubusco; 3 nieces; 4 nephews; and 10 great-nieces and great-nephews. He was preceded in death by his mother. Interment was at Thorn Cemetery by Sheets and Childs Funeral Home.

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BRAINERD, Agnes
MISHAWAKA, INDIANA: Agnes H. Brainerd, 85, died January 11, 2009 at the Golden Living Center in Elkhart. She was born December 7, 1923 in South Bend to Michael and Helen Nonakowski Pilarski. She was a former resident of Mishawaka, and was a member of Sacred Heart Parish. Survivors include a son, George C. Brainerd, Jr. of Osceola; two daughters, Diane Brainerd of Elkhart, and Cathy (John) Switalski of White Pigeon, MI; 4 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandsons. She was preceded in death by her husband, George C. Brainerd, Sr.; and 13 siblings. Services were held at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart at Notre Dame. Interment was at St. Joseph Valley Memorial Park in Granger under the direction of Hickey Funeral Home.

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BRANHAM, Kenneth
BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA: Kenneth C. Branham, 76, died May 5, 2010 at Kindred Hospital in Greenwood. He was born March 6, 1934 in Breeding, KY to George and Lillie Mae Graham Branham. He was a carpenter, and a member of the Laborers' and Hod Carriers' Union in Terre Haute. He attended Abundant Life Tabernacle in Unionville. He is survived by his wife, Lucille Porter Branham; his daughters, Loretta (Charles) Roberts of Cincinnati, OH, and JoEllen and Elizabeth Branham of Morgantown; his stepchildren, Don (Angela) Saunders, Tom (Teresa) Saunders, Charles (Loretta) Saunders, James (Joan) Saunders, Steve Saunders, David Trover, and Darla Foley; two sisters, Shirley Conkright of Crawfordsville, and Ruth McDonald of Indianapolis; and 2 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Bonnie Hughes Branham; a stepson, Robert Saunders; his parents; and five brothers. Burial was at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Greenwood with arrangements by Bond-Mitchell Funeral Home.

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BRANUM, Evelyn
SCIPIO, INDIANA: Evelyn Veloura Branum, 74, died February 7, 2006. She was born July 10, 1931 in Pineville, KY to Andrew and Bessie Detherage Bays. She retired from Dolly Madison Bakery, and attended Messiah Baptist Church. She is survived by five children, Jackie (Jerry) Luhn of Scipio, Terry (Margaret) Branum of North Vernon, and Rhonda (Daryl) Eickbush, Susan (Tom) Morris, and Jerry (Veronica) Branum, all of Columbus; three brothers, Ronald Bays of Ohio, and Lonnie and Tim Bays, both of Kentucky; 13 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Willie H. "Jack" Branum; her parents; five sisters; and a grandson, Thomas Morris. Burial was at Garland Brook Cemetery by Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home.

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BRENTANO, August
EVANSVILLE, INDIANA: August Brentano, 77, died April 21, 1922. He was born December 18, 1844 in Austria, and came to the U.S. at the age of 14. He worked in stove manufacturing and finance. He was a Mason, and served on the school board. He had three daughters, Mrs. Julius Enrich, Mrs. Sidney Ichenhauser, and Florence Brentano; two sons, Sol and Nestor; 9 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mahla Kahn Brentano. Burial was at Rose Hill Cemetery.

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BROWN, Holt
MUNCIE, INDIANA: Holt Brown, 76, died November 15, 1996 at his residence. He was born February 15, 1920. He retired from Dayton Walther, and was a U.S. Army veteran. He was a native of Kentucky, but had been a resident of Muncie for 59 years. He was a member of Bethel A.M.E. Church, and served with the Christian Education Committee, the Usher Board, the Brotherhood Choir, and the Bible Study Class. Survivors include his wife, Lottie Brown; a sister-in-law, Sadye Davis of Anderson; a brother-in-law, Earl McCloud of Indianapolis; and his cousins. He was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Brown. Arrangements were handled by Faulkner Mortuary.

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BULLERDICK, Forrest
POLAND, INDIANA: Forrest Bullerdick, 93, died March 16, 2009. He was born October 5, 1915 in Clay County to the late Perry and Lola Cagle Bullerdick. He worked at Kattman's Store in Poland for 27 years. He and his wife were also candle makers, and owned Kandle Korner for 18 years. He helped establish the Poland Volunteer Fire Department, and attended Zion United Church of Christ. Survivors include his wife, Virginia B. Cline Bullerdick; three children, Eleanor Corey (Ken) of Fishers, Norma Justice (Roland) of Cloverdale, and Jerry Bullerdick (Beverly) of Henderson, NV; and 3 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Kenneth Bullerdick; and two sisters, Ellen Wellings and Mary Smith. Interment was at Poland Chapel Cemetery under the direction of Whitaker Funeral Home.

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BUSKIRK, Ethelyn
MARION, INDIANA: Ethelyn Louise Buskirk, 88, died December 15, 2009 at Miller's Merry Manor in Marion. She was born September 30, 1921 in Marion to the late George and Della Klien Steele. She is survived by a niece, Virginia Powers of Indianapolis. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ollie Buskirk; a son, Larry James Colby; and her parents. Interment was at Estates of Serenity in Marion under the direction of Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Home.

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BUTZIN, Raymond
ROCHESTER, INDIANA: Raymond R. Butzin, 77, died July 27, 2005 at Life Care Center in Rochester. He was born November 14, 1927 in Peru to Paul and Mollie Wilson Butzin. He retired from Olin Corp., and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a former Peru, IN resident, and was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church. He is survived by three nephews, Ron Butzin (Linda) of St. Peters, MO, and Rick Butzin (Pam) and Bill Butzin (Diane), all of Peru; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Robert Butzin. Interment was at St. John's Lutheran Cemetery under the direction of Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home.

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BUXBAUM, Ida
CROWN POINT, INDIANA: Ida Buxbaum, 88, died May 17, 2006 at St. Anthony Home in Crown Point. She was born November 18, 1917 in Stanton, ND. She retired from the Anderson Company in Gary, IN. Survivors include a daughter, Janet (Kenneth) Pavlo of Crown Point; two sons, Kenneth (Eleanor) Buxbaum, and Vernon (Suzann) Buxbaum, all of Valparaiso; two sisters, Emma Burrell of Portage, IN, and Frieda Rasch of Garrison, ND; 8 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, John Buxbaum. Arrangements were handled by Kuiper Funeral Home.

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BYLER, Rebecca
ALLENSVILLE, INDIANA: Rebecca D. Kurtz Byler, 63, died August 6, 2010 at her home. She was born February 22, 1947 in New Wilmington, PA to David A. and Naomi Byler Kurtz. She was a midwife, and helped deliver babies for 30 years. She was a former resident of Lyndonville, NY. Family members include her husband, David D. Byler; four daughters, Saloma Reno (Crist) of Tyrone, PA, Nancy Swarey (Shem) of Little Falls, NY, and Naomi Peachey (Sam) and Emma Peachey (Crist), all of Romulus, NY; three sons, Daniel Byler (Sylvia) of Allensville; Levi Byler (Rachel) of Romulus, NY, and John Byler (Melinda) of Little Falls, NY; a daughter-in-law, Lydia Byler of Romulus, NY; three sisters, Mary Byler of Mercer, PA, Lizzie Byler of New Wilmington, PA, and Nancy Byler of Fort Plain, NY; two brothers, John Kurtz of Mifflintown, PA, and Daniel Kurtz of Bombay, NY; 57 grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a son, Samuel Byler; and her parents. Services were held at the Church of God Restoration in Greenville, OH. Interment was at the Church of God Cemetery in Greenville.

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CAIN, Vasil
MARTINSVILLE, INDIANA: Vasil Lee Cain, 90, died August 29, 2009 at Morgan Hospital and Medical Center in Martinsville. He was born November 5, 1918 in Bloomington to John Elihue and Dena Edith Eads Cain. He owned Vasil Cain Lumber Company in Paragon for over 45 years, and was a member of Faith Missionary Church. He served with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers during World War II, and was a member of the American Legion. He is survived by his wife, Lillian Louise Hobson Cain; two daughters, Cathy (John) Palmer of Carmel, and Janice (J.K.) Daily of Martinsville; a son, Daniel (Cindy) Cain of Martinsville; 7 grandchildren; and his great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Iva Johnson, Alma Chambers, and Nora Moore; two brothers, Roy and Les Cain; and a great-grandson, Aidan Hooser. Interment with military honors was at Nebo Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Costin Funeral Chapel.

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CAMPBELL, Ernest
MARION, INDIANA: Ernest "Bud" Campbell, 85, died May 28, 2005. He was born February 19, 1920 to James and Anna Honeas Luther. He was a retired finishing supervisor at Owens-Illinois Glass Factory with 38 years of service, and was a U.S. Air Force veteran of World War II. He enjoyed traveling and sports, especially baseball and basketball, and was named Mr. Basketball of 1938 at Gas City High School. He is survived by a son, Ron (Libby) Campbell of Gas City; a daughter, Pam Smith of Jonesboro; a sister, Marjorie Pfeiffer of Marion; his grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents. Burial was at Grant Memorial Park Cemetery with arrangements by Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service.

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CARPENTER, Anita
DECATUR, INDIANA: Anita M. Carpenter, 77, died April 10, 2006. She was born April 28, 1928 to the late William Lindemann and Alvena Dibble Lindemann. She attended Zion United Church of Christ. She formerly worked at the General Electric plant. She is survived by her husband, Wayne R. Carpenter; a daughter, Vicki (Jan) Nussbaum of Monroe; three sons, Eric Gehrig of Fort Wayne, and Bill (Amber) Carpenter, and Chris (Kelly) Carpenter, all of Decatur; two sisters, Sue (Larry) Kumfer of Tocsin, and Mrs. Gene (Jackie) Dettmer of Fort Wayne; a brother, David (Alice) Lindemann of Tocsin; and 6 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Howard Gehrig; and two brothers, Chad and Jerry Lindemann. Services were held at Zion United Church of Christ. Interment was at the Decatur Cemetery under the direction of Zwick and Jahn Funeral Home.

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CATOBIUS, Doris
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA: Doris Catobius, 84, died January 16, 2010. She was born Sepetember 9, 1925 to James Edgar and Everly Anna Quick Scrogham. She is survived by a sister, Betty Sutton of Dunedin, FL; a niece; three nephews; and her great-nieces and great-nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents. Services were held at Norman Funeral Home. Interment was at Hope Moravian Cemetery.

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CATT, Judith
KOKOMO, INDIANA: Judith Kay Catt, 67, died February 13, 2010. She was born March 28, 1942 to Clarence M. and Laura A. Gaddis Catt. She worked at Dairy Queen for over 22 years. She is survived by a son, Spike A. (Missy) Catt of Kokomo; a daughter, Beth Ann (Gary) Reinhardt of Tucson, AZ; her mother, Laura A. Catt of Kokomo; a brother, David A. (Linda) Catt of Miami, IN; and her grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her father. Interment was at Kokomo Memorial Park Cemetery with arrangements by Ellers Mortuary.

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CATT, Rosa
DECKER, INDIANA: Rosa Catt, 90, died December 24, 2009. She was born July 8, 1919 to Newt and Rose Stone Wallen.She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and Beta Sigma Pi. She attended Decker United Methodist Church. She is survived by her daughters, Diane Neal of Martinsville, Angela Holladay of Anderson, IN, and Debra Walker, Sheila Hess, and Annette Byrd, all of Vincennes; her sons, Terry Catt of Clearwater, FL, Stanley Catt of Floyd Knobs, IN, Robert Catt of Indianapolis, and Richard Catt of Washington, IN; 18 grandchildren; and her great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lester Marshall Catt; and five sisters. Interment was at Fairview Cemetery with arrangements by Goodwin Funeral Home.

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CHASTAIN, Ronald
NEWTOWN, INDIANA: Ronald O. Chastain, 55, died June 3, 2009. He was born December 12, 1953 to the late Orval "Bud" and Lucille Pearson Chastain. He had attended Indiana State University. He worked at Harrison Steel Castings, and was previously employed by C&D Technology. He enjoyed camping and NASCAR. He is survived by two sisters, Karen (Art) Bracken of Attica and Linda (Dean) Elmore of Williamsport; three nieces; two nephews; 9 great- nieces and great-nephews; and two close friends, Nicole Coffing and Jennifer Pritchard. Arrangements were handled by Family and Friends Funeral Home.

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CHILDS, Bessie
MILFORD, INDIANA: Bessie Isobel Childs, 69, died March 8, 1972 at her residence. She was born January 17, 1903 in Remington to Leonard and Estella Hickock Davis. She was a member of Bethel Church of the Brethren and the Order of the Eastern Star. Survivors include her husband, Lyle Childs; two sisters, Viola (Robert) Johnson of Marion, and Dorothy (William) Wooten of Mishawaka; and two brothers, Eben Davis of Mishawaka, and Dale Davis of California. Interment was at the Milford Cemetery under the direction of Mishler Funeral Home.

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CHRISTLEY, Thelma
CORYDON, INDIANA: Thelma R. Carver Christley, 54, died April 30, 2002 at Norton Hospital in Louisville. She was born August 6, 1947 to the late Harold and Mamie Greer Carver. She attended the First Baptist Church of Corydon, and was a member of the VFW Ladies' Auxiliary. She was a native of Louisville. She is survived by her husband, Richard Christley; two daughters, Patty Fessel of Corydon, and Loretta Powers of Marietta, OH; a son, Donald Conrad of Corydon; two sisters, Mary Gagel of Louisville, and Martha Byrd of New Middletown; a brother, Bob Carver of Indianapolis; and 5 grandchildren. Interment was at Bogard-Greer Cemetery in Battletown, KY with arrangements by Beanblossom-Cesar Funeral Home.

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CLAMME, Lena
HARTFORD CITY, INDIANA: Lena Ruth Clamme, 90, died October 1, 2009 at Heritage Pointe in Warren, IN, where she had been a resident for the past year. She was born November 15, 1918 in Drumright, OK to Burr J. and Lena Fern Gebhart Palmer. She farmed until 1997, and was a member of the Blackford County Farm Bureau and the Research Club. She was also a member of Zion Lutheran Church, where she sang in the choir, taught Sunday School classes, and served on the church council. She is survived by a half-brother, Jean Palmer of Kokomo. She was predeceased by her husband, Paul A. Clamme. Interment was at Greenlawn (Willman) Cemetery by Walker and Glancy Funeral Home.

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CLAYTON, Berniece
SOLSBERRY, INDIANA: Berniece Clayton, 68, died March 14, 2006. She was born October 2, 1937 to Fred and Ida King Cullison. She was a school bus driver for Eastern schools for 44 years, and attended Sylvania Wesleyan Church. She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Connie and Kirby Divine of Solsberry; 4 grandchildren; four brothers, Bill Cullison of Solsberry, Herschell Cullison of Bloomington, and Donald and Harold Cullison, both of Bloomfield; five sisters, Patsy Clayton of Riceville, TN, Brenda Potts of Bloomington, and Nora Ellen McDaniel, Violet Tally, and Joyce Lintz, all of Bloomfield; her brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, Joseph Roy Clayton. Services were held at Sylvania Wesleyan Church. Burial was at Sylvania Cemetery under the direction of Jenkins and Sons Funeral Home.

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COBLENTZ, Sarah
MILROY, INDIANA: Sarah H. Coblentz, 73, died November 16, 2009. She was born June 12, 1936 in Canton, OH to Henry and Barbara Schrock Coblentz. She was a member of the Old Order Amish Church. She is survived by her husband, Chris Coblentz; and seven children, Daniel (Diana) Coblentz, Christina (Daniel) Stutzman, Esther (Bennie) Mullet, Naomi (David) Schmidt, Miriam (James) Mast, David Coblentz, and Timothy (SaraEtta) Coblentz. Interment was at Locust Grove Cemetery under the direction of Todd Funeral Home.

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COCKEREL, Lillie
CORYDON, INDIANA: Lillie Mae Cockerel, 95, died September 28, 2007 at the Indian Creek Health and Rehabilitation Center in Corydon. She was born June 16, 1912 in Fairdale, KY to Joseph and Lena Kesler Fromhartz. She retired from the Sugar Creek Creamery in Louisville. She is survived by a son, John Cockerel of Jackson, TN; and a granddaughter and her husband, Patience and Herman Gardner of Mauckport, who were her caretakers. Entombment was at Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park in New Albany by Gehlbach and Royse Funeral Home.

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COLLARN, William
SEYMOUR, INDIANA: William Collarn died August 20, 1880. He worked for O&M Railroad. Services were held at the Catholic Church. Interment was at the Catholic Cemetery.

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COOPER, Gene
CLAYTON, INDIANA: Charles "Gene" Cooper, 84, died October 24, 2012. He was born January 12, 1928 in Stilesville, IN. He retired from the U.S. Marine Corps with 25 years of service, and was a veteran of World War II, Korea and Vietnam. He was a recipient of the Purple Heart medal. He also retired from the U.S. Postal Service and was a school bus driver for the Mill Creek Community Schools for 20 years. He was a caretaker for the Stilesville Cemetery, and served on its board of trustees for 31 years. He was a member of Hazelwood Christian Church and the American Legion. Family members include his wife of 65 years, Ernestine "Ernie" Hampton Cooper; his children, Sherry (Arthur) Douville, Vickie (Ralph) Whitaker, Jeffrey (Joy), Courtney ( Sharon), Eric (Trisha), and Charles (Betty); a sister, Kathleen Davis; 14 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by several siblings, including Peggy, Irene, Ivan, Exie, Louis, Lois, James, Harlan, Marshall, Kenneth and Keith. Services were held at the Hazelwood Christian Church. Burial was at the Stilesville Cemetery with arrangements by Hampton-Gentry Funeral Home.

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COOPER, Martha
BRAZIL, INDIANA: Martha Belle Cooper, 80, died April 24, 1952. She was a member of the Christian Church. Surviving are four sons, James F. of Baton Rouge, LA, Howard of Columbus, OH, and Jessie and George of Brazil; three daughters, Mrs. Harley Low of Chicago Heights, IL, Mrs. Clifford Murphy of Brazil, and Mrs. Janeatta Martin of Collinsville; 9 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Burial was at Cottage Hill Cemetery under the direction of Miller and Sons Funeral Home.

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CRESWELL, Richard L.
GARY, INDIANA: Richard Leon Creswell, 89, died March 1, 2008. He retired from LTV Steel (formerly Youngstown Sheet & Tube), and was a World War II veteran. He attended Liberty Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Vernice G. Creswell; a son, Paul L. Garrett; a brother, Eugene (Rhonda) McCoy; five sisters, Ola May (Felton) Kelly, Eva Neeley, Hattie (Tommy) Felton, Rosie Smith, and Daisy Jones; two daughters-in-law, Gwendolyn Garrett and Patricia Garrett; 2 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; his nieces and nephews; his cousins; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lucious Creswell and Lena Johns Creswell; a son, William P. Garrett; four sisters, Mary Moore, Bessie Mason, Emma Harvey, and Daisy Harper; and two brothers, Morris Creswell and Victor Creswell. Services were held at Liberty Baptist Church. Interment was at Oak Hill Cemetery with arrangements by Smith, Bizzell and Warner Funeral Home.

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CRIPE, Agnes
GOSHEN, INDIANA: Agnes Lucille Cripe, 92, died February 6, 2008 at Greencroft Healthcare. She is survived by two nephews, Robert (Betty) Cripe of Goshen, and Dick (Carolyn) Cripe of Syracuse. Services were held at later the Eighth Street Mennonite Church. Interment was at Violett Cemetery under the direction of Yoder-Culp Funeral Home.

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CULP, George A., Sr.
GOSHEN, INDIANA: George A. Culp, Sr., 76, died February 4, 1973. He was born October 3, 1896 in Wakarusa, IN. He retired from Western Rubber Co. with 26 years of service, and was a member of the City Church of the Brethren. He had been a Goshen resident for 50 years. He is survived by his wife, Bertha Hartman Culp; four daughters, Gloria (Kenneth) Clark, June (Virgil) Barghahn, Barbara (Laroy) Grooms, and Mary Jane (Robert) Wolfe, all of Goshen; five sons, Wilbur of Tuscon, AZ, and George, Jr., Loyal, Robert D., and Romane, all of Goshen; a brother, Anthony of Plymouth; and 19 grandchildren. Services were held at City Church of the Brethren. Burial was at Yellow Creek Cemetery with arrangements by Yoder-Culp Funeral Home.

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CUMMINGS, Bettie
RISING SUN, INDIANA: Bettie S. Cummings, 68, died March 31, 2009. She was born January 25, 1941 to Richard and Hattie Cunningham Courtney. She worked for United Telephone Company and the Radisson at the Greater Cincinnati Airport, and was a U.S. Navy veteran. She is survived by a daughter, Denise Smith of Delhi, OH; four sons, Dale of Rising Sun, Darryl of Ashville, OH, Daniel of Price Hill, OH, and Doyle of Connecticut; a brother, George Courtney of St. Leon; and 20 grandchildren. Interment was at Maple Grove Cemetery in Cleves, OH with arrangements by Humphrey-Taylor-Detmer Funeral Home.

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CURFMAN, Mildred
MARION, INDIANA: Mildred Scott Curfman, 96, died February 25, 2005 in Marion. She was born October 22, 1908 to Calvin Scott and Leota Garner Scott. She was a graduate of Marion General Hospital School of Nursing, and was a registered nurse at Marion General Hospital. She attended the Fairmount Friends Church. She was a charter member of the Circle G Saddle Club, and raised and trained Arabian horses. She is survived by a daughter, Carol (Ron) Curfman Retherford of Marion; 4 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Malcolm D. Curfman; a son, Lewis Curfman; and a brother, John Riley Scott. Burial was at Park Cemetery in Fairmount under the direction of Armes-Hunt Funeral Home.

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CUTSHALL, Arnold
AUSTIN, INDIANA: Arnold M. Cutshall, 97, died January 8, 2004. He was born March 29, 1906 in Scott County, IN to William and Jennie Lucas Cutshall. He retired from Morgan's Foods, and was also a retired farmer. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and attended New Providence Baptist Church. He is survived by a sister, Lillian Zuckschwerdt of Austin; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife; his parents; and five brothers. Burial with military honors was at New Frankfort Cemetery by Stewart Funeral Home.

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DABADEE, Patricia
GARY, INDIANA: Patricia Ann Dabadee, 51, died January 30, 2007. She is survived by two daughters, Salone Hope and Reba Dabadee; a sister, Kathryn (Leon) McClin; three brothers, William Martin, Jr., Alphonzo (Janie) Martin, and Milton (Karen) Martin; a grandson; two great-aunts, Annie Martin and Susie Martin; a great uncle, Fred Martin; her nieces and nephews; her cousins; and a special friend, Link Reid. Burial was at Oak Hill Cemetery under the direction of Smith, Bizzell and Warner Funeral Home.

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DAGYS, Antanina
BEVERLY SHORES, INDIANA: Antanina Dagys, 86, died July 17, 2011 at her residence. She was born in Joniskis, Lithuania on June 17, 1925 to Alexander Pranckevicius. She was a member of St. Ann of the Dunes Parish, and enjoyed gardening, reading, flowers, traveling and picking mushrooms. She is survived by her husband, Jaunutis Dagys; a son, John (Rita) Dagys of Beverly Shores; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded a brother, Bronius; and a sister, Stase. Interment was at the Lithuanian National Cemetery in Chicago under the direction of Carlisle Funeral Home.

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DAMM, Selma
EVANSVILLE, INDIANA: Selma J. Damm, 84, died September 5, 1977. She attended St. John's Church of Christ, and was a 50-year member of the Order of the Eastern Star. She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Walter; a daughter, Mrs. Ione Nussmeier Fagerlie of Detroit; 2 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. Entombment was at Park Lawn Mausoleum with arrangements by Alexander Funeral Home.

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DAUM, Sarah
TIPTON, INDIANA: Sarah L. Daum, 92, died June 19, 1949 at Mercy Hospital in Elwood. She was born September 9, 1856 in Tipton County to John and Carah C. Bridges Burkhardt. She enjoyed writing poetry. Survivors include her children, Ethel Daum, Mrs. D.A. Green, Mrs. C.M. Gross, and Mrs. Ralph Leatherman; and a granddaughter. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Daum. Interment was at Fairview Cemetery under the direction of Leatherman-Morris Funeral Home.

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DAVIES, Ziba
RANDOLPH COUNTY, INDIANA: Ziba Davies, 75, died April 4, 1874. He was survived by a daughter, Lucinda. He was preceded in death by his wife, Loruhama Davies; and a daughter, Louisa. Interment was at Hoover Cemetery.

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DAY, Tommie
MOORESVILLE, INDIANA: Tommie Harrison Day, 89, died October 24, 2012. She was born September 23, 1923 in Barren County, KY to Corbett and Corinne Snoddy Thomas. She was a graduate of Western Kentucky University. She retired from Theising Veneer, and was a former school teacher in Kentucky. She was a member of Faith Baptist Church in Avon, and also attended Eternal Life Baptist Church in Mooresville. She enjoyed cooking. She is survived by her husband, David R. "Romain" Day; her children, Patricia Scott of Plainfield, Fay Harrison of Mooresville, John Harrison of Indianapolis, Marshall Harrison of Camby, and Hubert Daine Harrison of Kentucky; her stepchildren, Rita Silcox of Greenwood, Terry Day of Terre Haute, Susan Harrison of Camby, Danny Day of Indianapolis, Kevin Day of Mooresville, Alva Day of Greenwood, Pam Zahn of Colorado, and Doug Day of Arizona; three brothers, Jack Thomas of Greenwood, and Kenneth Thomas and Lester Thomas, both of Kentucky; 18 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and 8 great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her first husband, Hubert Harrison; a brother, Calvin Thomas; 4 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Eternal Life Baptist Church. Interment was at West Union Cemetery by Carlisle-Branson Funeral Service.

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DENHAM, Cynthia
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA: Cynthia L. Denham, 46, died January 19, 2006. She was born in Greencastle. She is surived by her mother, Donna L. Abrams; two brothers, Terry and Gary Twomey; and a sister, Jana Birtchman. She was preceded in death by her father, Donald L. Twomey. Arrangements were handled by Shirley Brothers Washington Memorial Chapel.

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DEPP, Willard
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA: Willard T. Depp, 69, died January 7, 2006. He was born December 29, 1936 in Glasgow, KY. He worked for Wilco-Richardsons, and was a U.S. Army veteran. Survivors include a daughter, Kimberly Depp; and a sister, Wilma Jean Sterling. Interment was at Floral Park Cemetery under the direction of Usher Funeral Home.

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DESCHLER, Charles
CHRISNEY, INDIANA: Charles Deschler, 75, died January 14, 1934. He was born April 14, 1859. He was survived by his wife, Dora Lindsay Deschler; and a daughter, Bertha D. Williams. Interment was at Bloomfield Cemetery.

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DIECKMANN, Alma
OSGOOD, INDIANA: Alma Margaret Dieckmann, 91, died August 24, 1992 at Decatur Memorial Hospital. She was born January 4, 1901 in Ripley County to William Frederick and Margaret Thielbar Smith. She attended Indianapolis Business College. She attended St. John's Lutheran Church, and was a member of the Lutheran Women's Club. She is survived by a sister, Wilma Leman of Bremen; and a niece, Rebecca Stiles of Bremen. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Dieckmann; and a daughter, Emlyn June Dieckmann. Arrangements were handled by Nead and Clark Funeral Home.

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DILKES, Mary
GREENSBURG, INDIANA: Mary E. Dilkes, 92, died February 27, 2008. She was born July 5, 1915 in Hope, IN to Estel and Bessie Oliver Everroad. She attended the Church of God in Greensburg. Survivors include three daughters, Coreen (Robert) McChesney of Phoenix, AZ, and Noreen (Don) Nelson and Mary Helen (Robert) Ryle, both of Greensburg; two brothers, David Lewis (Ima Jean) Everroad of Canyon Lake, TX, and Paul (Jean) Everroad of Weatherford, TX; two sisters, Frieda (Harold) Mason, and Lee (Robert) Fordyce of Sun City, AZ; 3 grandchildren; a great-grandson; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank G. Dilkes; her parents; a brother, Everett Everroad; and a sister, Lola Hoppes. Interment was at South Park Cemetery with arrangements by Gilliland-Howe Funeral Home.

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DINGO, Margaret
LOGANSPORT, INDIANA: Margaret A. Dingo, 88, died June 18, 2009. She was born August 25, 1921 to Roy and Antoinette Folio Audia. She attended All Saints Catholic Church. She is survived by her husband, Dominic P. "Mickey" Dingo; a son, Michael (Kathy) Dingo of Logansport; a daughter, Joanie (Bob) Cameron of Kokomo; 2 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. Services were held at All Saints Catholic Church. Arrangements were handled by Kroeger Funeral Home.

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DINN, Mamie
COLUMBUS, INDIANA: Mamie Dinn, 89, died September 25, 2005 at Hickory Creek Nursing Home in Columbus. She was was born November 7, 1915 to Sylvester and Stella Nichols Huff. She is survived by four daughters, Dorothy Pope of Mount Vernon, and Kay Nix, and Mary Nickerson, and Luretta Pope, all of Columbus; three sons, George and Steven Dinn, both of Columbus, and David Dinn of Clay City; 19 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and a great-great grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leo "Red" Dinn; a daughter, Charlotte Welton; a son, Charles "Red" Dinn; and her parents. Services were held at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Interment was at Rest Haven Cemetery.

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DOKTOR, Beatrice
ELKHART, INDIANA: Beatrice C. Doktor, 92, died January 24, 2009 at Hubbard Hill Estates in Elkhart. She was born July 11, 1916 in Plymouth, IN to the late John and Catherine Richards Miller. She was a former resident of Osceola. She was a farmer, and was a member of St. Mark's Missionary Church in Mishawaka. Survivors include two children, John E. (Jeane) Doktor of Mishawaka, and Lorraine (George) Dorbin of Colorado Springs, CO; 7 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Doktor, Jr.; two sisters; three brothers; and a granddaughter. Interment was at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens in Osceola by Chapel Hill Funeral Home.

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DOLASINSKI, Ruth
HEBRON, INDIANA: Ruth M. Oakley Dolasinski, 80, died April 12, 2006 at St. Anthony Medical Center. She was born January 13, 1926 in Gary, IN. She enjoyed playing bingo at the Hebron Senior Citizens Center. Survivors include a son, Terry Dolansinski of California; a daughter, Jeanne (Rick) Steinhilber of Hebron; a son-in-law, Alex Brown; and 2 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene; and a daughter, Cathy Brown. Cremation arrangements were handled by Geisen Funeral Home.

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DONNELLY, Lillis
RENSSELAER, INDIANA: Lillis Donnelly, 81, died December 14, 2008. She was born August 22, 1927 in Knoxville, TN to Luther and Theodocia Weaver Mayes. She had worked as a telephone operator for Illinois Bell, and came to Rensselaer in 1949. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church. She is survived by her children, Nancy Smith of Lebanon, IN, and Tom (Shelly) Donnelly and Patrick (Lynne) Donnelly, all of Rensselaer; two stepchildren, Scott (Karen) Donnelly of Rensselaer, and Judy (Ron) Ray of Panama City, FL; a brother, Robert (Shirley) Mayes; three sisters, Geneva (Kenneth) Ried, Madonna Lee and Lois Feldhaus; and her grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; three sisters; and five brothers. Arrangements were handled by Jackson Funeral Chapel of Rensselaer.

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DOOGS, Helen
TELL CITY, INDIANA: Helen L. Doogs, 76, died July 25, 2009. She was born January 16, 1933 in Perry County to Walter and Anna Kessans Fuchs. She retired from General Electric with 36 years of service, and enjoyed cooking. She is survived by a son, Steve Doogs of Tell City; two daughters, Karen S. Doogs of Tell City, and Donna Mathena of Evansville; three sisters, Ruth Tanner of Evanston, and Dorothy Tanner and Betty Jennings, both of Tell City; 3 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd Doogs; five brothers, Edward, Jimmy, Kenneth, Richard, and Robert Fuchs; and a sister, Evelyn Fuchs. Burial was at St. Boniface Cemetery by Huber Funeral Home.

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DORCIC, John L.
MONTICELLO, INDIANA: John L. Dorcic, 70, died September 14, 1998. He was born February 10, 1928 to Mathew J. Dorcic and Mary A. Stasajak Dorcic. He is survived by his wife, Marilyn Dorcic; a daughter, Pamela Ann Hudspeth of Carol Stream; a son, Jack Lloyd Dorcic of Blue Island; a sister, Aanica Janney of Connecticut; 4 grandchildren; and a great-grandson. He was preceded in death by a brother, Paul. Arrangements were handled by Miller-Roscka Funeral Home.

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DOUGLAS, Jeneva
PRINCETON, INDIANA: Jeneva E. Douglas, 93, died January 17, 2007 in Princeton. She was born July 13, 1913 in Tarpon Springs, FL to Asa G. and Winfred McNett Atnip. She and her husband were the retired owners of Douglas Liquor Store. Survivors include her children, Donald Douglas and Carol Mason, both of Princeton; and 3 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Douglas; her parents; a son-in-law, Eugene Mason; and 2 grandsons, Robert and Donnie. Burial was at the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Francisco by Colvin Funeral Home.

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DOWNS, Blanche
DANA, INDIANA: Blanche Downs, 91, died October 15, 2004. She was born June 24, 1913 to James H. Frazer and Mary Caroline Nichols Frazer. She is survived by a daughter, Viola Hendrix of Dana; 6 grandchildren; 10 grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Owen Downs; a son, Hubert Downs; and a daughter, Martha Gallatin. Services were held at Overpeck-Gooch Funeral Home. Burial was at Thomas Cemetery in Newport.

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DRAG, John
HEBRON, INDIANA: John S. Drag, 87, died July 22, 2007 at Chicagoland Christian Village. He was born October 18, 1919 in Gary, IN. He retired from U.S. Steel after 42 years of service, and was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He attended St. Helen's Catholic Church, and was a member of the American Legion in Merrillville. Survivors include his wife of 66 years, Isabelle Drag; two sons, Robert A. (Janet) Drag of Crown Point, and Dennis J. (Leslie) Drag of Rancho Palos Verdes, CA; a sister, Caroline Zaparucha of Portage; a brother; Mitchell Drag of Valparaiso; 4 grandchildren; and twin great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother, Walter Drag. Services were held at St. Helen's Catholic Church. Interment was at Calvary Cemetery in Portage with arrangements by Geisen Funeral Home.

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DULINSKY, Joan
WOLCOTTVILLE, INDIANA: Joan M. Dulinsky, 56, died May 23, 2005 at the Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home in Fort Wayne. She was born September 27, 1948 to William Johnloz and Faye A. Jackson. She worked as an assistant manager at S&S Oil Company in Howe, and was a former Bluffton resident. She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Troy and Susan Dulinsky of Washington, IL, a daughter and son-in-law, Tami and Darrell Hudson of Wolcottville; her father, of Bluffton; a brother and sister-in-law, Richard A. and Betty Johnloz, Sr. of Bluffton; and 3 granddaughters. She was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert L. Dulinsky; and her mother. Interment was at Woodruff Cemetery under the direction of Frurip-May Funeral Home.

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DUNCAN, Bert
LOWELL, INDIANA: Bert E. Duncan, 75, died December 19, 2003. He was born April 21, 1928. He retired from Ford Motor Corp., and was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean war. He was a member of the VFW. Survivors include two daughters, Teresa Duncan of Lewisville, TX, and Diana (Hector) Silva of Carrollton, TX; two sons, Greg Duncan of Lowell, and Tom Duncan of Lewisville, TX; two sisters, Betty (Bob) Atkinson of Vero Beach, FL, and Barbara (David) Hilzley of Mount Dora, FL; a brother, Bobby (Barbara) Duncan of Abilene, TX; and his nieces and nephews. Interment was at St. Edward's Cemetery under the direction of Sheets Funeral Home.

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DUNK, Melvin
LAFAYETTE, INDIANA: Melvin L. Dunk, 63, died September 12, 2008. He was born March 10, 1945 to Everett and Margie Fisher Dunk. He was employed by Skiles Electric for a decade, and prior to that worked at Wise & Wise Farms, and had also been in the poultry business. He enjoyed flying and farming, and was a former member of the Pittsburg Church of the Brethren and the Buck Creek Fire Department. He is survived by his wife, Diana Shannon Dunk; three sons, Mike Dunk (Heather) of rural Lafayette, Tom Dunk (Shelly) of Lafayette, and David Dunk (Shelly) of West Lafayette; a sister, Linda Merkel (Bob) of West Lafayette; his parents; and 5 grandchildren. Interment was at Pyrmont Cemetery under the direction of Bodine Funeral Home.

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DYKHUIZEN, Betty
LAFAYETTE, INDIANA: Betty Keiser Dykhuizen, 60, died January 21, 2007. She was born April 18, 1946 to the late Peter and Dorothy Keiser. She was a graduate of Purdue University, and formerly taught at Klondike Elementary School. She was a member of the Christian Reformed Church. She is survived by her husband, Jack Dykhuizen; two daughters, Dawn Jasinski (Tony), and Lauri Ruemler (Don); a sister, Annette Black (Kim); two brothers, Dennis Keiser (Joanie), and Bill Dykhuizen (Joni); her parents-in-law, Marvin and Pat Dykhuizen; two caregivers, Bonnie Mason and Evelyn Ausban; 2 grandchildren; her cousins; and her nieces and nephews. Interment was at Meadow View Cemetery with arrangements by Hippensteel Funeral Home.

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EGART, John P.
MEMPHIS, INDIANA: John Phillip Egart, 62, died February 12, 2007. He was a retired construction foreman with Coupe Construction Co. in Louisville. He served on the board of directors for the Bardstown Road Farmer's Market, and was of the Catholic faith. He is survived by his wife, Juanita Manning Egart; two sons, Johnny Egart of Henderson, NV, and Robbie Egart of Tacoma, WA; a daughter, Camilla Boice of Georgetown; two brothers, Lamara Egart of St. Louis, and George Egart of Louisville; a sister, Joyce Collins of Waverly, KY; and 3 grandchildren. Interment was at Bowery Cemetery under the direction of Garr Funeral Home.

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ELGAR, Walter
HANNA, INDIANA: Walter Ross Elgar, 87, died March 12, 2006. He was born March 14, 1918 to James H. and Martha Robertson Elgar. He was a retired truck driver, and attended Community Gospel Baptist Church in Knox. He is survived by his children, Larry (Shirley) Elgar of Columbus, IN, Gary and Harold Elgar, both of Elizabethtown, Nancy Wolfe of Columbus, Nyla (David) Barnes of Shelbyville, and Shawna (David) Horne of Hanna; 20 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Community Gospel Baptist Church. Burial was at Clear Creek Cemetery in Bloomington under the direction of Newhard Funeral Home.

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ESCUE, Hubert
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA: Hubert T. Escue, 72, died January 30, 2003. He was born April 15, 1930 in Sumner County, TN. He was a member of the Church of God of Prophecy. He is survived by a sister, Sally J. Escue; a brother, James R. Escue; five nephews; a niece; and his great-nieces and great-nephews. He was predeceased by his parents; and a sister, Joan Long. Interment was at Washington Park East Cemetery.

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EURTON, Norma
NEW ALBANY, INDIANA: Norma J. Edmondson Eurton, 75, died July 19, 2007 at her residence. She was a longtime seamstress for the H.A. Seinsheimer Company, and was a member of the American Legion. She is survived by three daughters, Toya M. Lunsford (Duane) of New Albany, Pamela K. Cook (Tony) Clarksville, and Brenda S. Lilly (Paul) of Floyds Knobs; three sons, Mark W. Eurton, Sr., Terry J. Eurton (Shonda), and Paul G. Eurton, Jr. (Martha), all of New Albany; a sister, Patty Shaw of New Albany; 19 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Paul G. Eurton, Sr.; a daughter, Paula Eurton; and a sister, Ola Diaz. Interment was at Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park under the direction of Seabrook Dieckmann and Naville Funeral Home.

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EWAN, Lois
HAMMOND, INDIANA: Lois M. Ewan, 82, died August 27, 2010. She was born September 9, 1927. She was employed as a clerk for the Social Security Administration for 24 years. Survivors include her husband of 56 years, Emmett; two sons, Bart and Dwight Ewan; and a granddaughter. Interment was at Concordia Cemetery under the direction of LaHayne Funeral Home.

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FALTYNSKI, Timothy
OSCEOLA, INDIANA: Timothy Lee Faltynski, 49, died October 15, 2008. He was born February 19, 1959 in South Bend to Donald and Phyllis Freese Faltynski. He worked at Accucast Technologies in South Bend, and was a country music fan. He is survived by his wife, Mary Whitfield Faltynski; three children, Robert Faltynski of Elkhart, Susan (James) Rockwell of Osceola, and Bruce Faltynski of South Bend; a sister, Pam (Jimmy Sheets) Smith of South Bend; and 4 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents. Burial was at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens with arrangements by Bubb Funeral Chapel.

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FAWBUSH, Garnet
SCOTTSBURG, INDIANA: Garnet L Fawbush, 84, died January 23, 2004. She was born October 21, 1919 in Washington County, IN to Patrick and Clara Ethel Sanders Warinner. She retired from Crothersville Shoe Co., and was a member of Greater Life Tabernacle. Survivors include two daughters, Linda Campbell of Chuluota FL, and Marilyn Bowling of Hamilton, OH; a son, Steve Fawbush of Salem; 7 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and 4 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Elisha Fawbush; two sons; her parents; a sister; and two brothers. Burial was at Mount Eden Cemetery with arrangements by Stewart Funeral Home.

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FEASTER, Jacob
COLUMBIA CITY, INDIANA: Jacob Feaster, 67, died May 6, 1902. He was born in 1835. He was survived by his wife, Mary Waterfall Feaster; and three children, William Feaster, Mrs. Charles Lamb, and Mrs. Anthony Ulerich. Burial was at Green Hill Cemetery.

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FIRKINS, Sallie
HADLEY, INDIANA: Sallie Frances Firkins, 81, died June 8, 2012 in Roachdale, IN. She was born April 1, 1924 in Metcalfe County, KY to William and Esther Williams Bunch. She was a member of the Hadley Friends Meeting Church and its Ladies' Aid, as well as the Danville Senior Citizens, and the VFW and American Legion auxiliaries. Survivors include a daughter, Jeanette (Chuck) Kleiber of Roachdale; a son, Bill (Shirley) Firkins of Linton; a sister, Maxine Firkins of Monon; a daughter-in-law, Margaret Firkins of Clayton; 5 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Finis M. Firkins; a son, Wilbert Firkins; her parents; four sisters, Grace, Ruth DeVore, Mary DeVore, and Carrie Hicks; and three brothers, William, Robert and Alan Bunch. Services were held at the Hadley Friends Meeting Church. Interment was at the Hadley Cemetery by Welch and Cornett Funeral Home.

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FISSE, Paul
GREENSBURG, INDIANA: Paul J. Fisse, 78, died October 29, 2009. He was born April 20, 1931 to Joseph and Clara C. Laudick Fisse. He was a farmer and a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He attended St. Maurice Catholic Church. Survivors include two sisters, Rita (Arnold) Bokelman of Greensburg, and Mary Catherine Schoettmer of Connersville; a sister-in-law, Margie Fisse of Greensburg; his nieces and nephews; his great-nieces and great-nephews; and his great-great nieces and great-great nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Freda Fisse; two brothers, Raymond Fisse and Clarence Fisse; a brother-in-law, Tony Schoettmer; two nieces, Susan Fisse and Mary Ann Schoettmer; and a great-niece, Heather Fisse Gibbs. Services were held at St. Maurice Catholic Church. Interment was at St. Maurice Catholic Cemetery with arrangements by Porter-Oliger-Pearson Funeral Home.

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FLINN, Helen
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA: Helen M. Schwicho Flinn, 101, died January 28, 2003. She was born November 10, 1901 in Indianapolis. She had worked in food service management at several restaurants and schools, and also at LaRue Carter Hospital. She is survived by two daughters, Marilyn Ball and Helen Zimmer; 13 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and 26 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Carolyn Hibner. Interment was at Concordia Cemetery under the direction of G.H. Hermann Madison Avenue Funeral Home.

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FLINT, Mildred
HARTFORD CITY, INDIANA: Mildred L. "Millie" Flint, 85, died March 3, 2007 at Blackford Community Hospital in Hartford City. She was born September 21, 1921 in Hartford City to the late James Cole and Mary Brock Cole. She retired from St. Joe Container after 30 years of service. She was a member of the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), and belonged to the Dorcas Circle there. She enjoyed flowers. Survivors include a son, Gail G. (Cynthia) Flint of Hartford City; a daughter, Carolyn S. (Ray) Aragon of Denver, CO; a brother, Harry (Lillian) Cole of Hartford City; 5 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Edwin Flint; her parents; and two brothers, Lloyd Cole and Samuel Cole. Interment was at at the Matthews Cemetery in Matthews, IN by Keplinger Funeral Home.

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FLOHR, Anna
FORT WAYNE, INDIANA: Anna E. Flohr, 91, died January 24, 2008. She was born June 24, 1916 in Pulaski County, IN to Charles T. and Mary Meyer. She was a retired teacher's aide at Haley Elementary School, and was a member of St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church. She is survived by two sons, Bruce Flohr and Stephen (Janet) Flohr, all of Fort Wayne; a daughter, Donna Quackenbush of Zanesville; a sister, Wilma Koebcke of Winamac; 6 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Max; five sisters; three brothers; and a grandson, Daniel Flohr. Services were held at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church. Interment was at the Catholic Cemetery in Fort Wayne under the direction of Hockemeyer and Miller Funeral Home.

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FOHL, Hilda
BROOKVILLE, INDIANA: Hilda M. Fohl, 91, died June 20, 2007 in Harrison, OH. She was born January 23, 1916 in Franklin County, IN to Robert and Emma Metzler Seufert. She was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church and the Daughters of Isabella. She is survived by a son, Donald L. Fohl of Springfield, OR; two daughters, Vicki Fohl of Cleves, OH, and Patricia Jones of Palm Beach Shores, FL; and a grandson. She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Cletus Seufert and Robert Seufert; two sisters, Alma Seufert and Irma Knecht; and her former husband, Clifford L. Fohl. Services were held at Holy Guardian Angels Catholic Church. Interment was at Holy Guardian Angels Cemetery by Phillips and Meyers Funeral Home.

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FORTNER, Almedia
MONTEZUMA, INDIANA: Almedia Fortner, 86, died May 13, 1962. She was born November 3, 1875 to John and Cassandra Julick VanSant. She was a member of the Christian Church at Montezuma. Survivors include several nieces and nephews. Services were held at the church. Burial was at Thomas Cemetery under the direction of Brown Funeral Home.

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FORTNER, Reuben C.
CAYUGA, INDIANA: Reuben Charles Fortner, 71, died April 25, 1952. He was a retired farmer and coal miner. He is survived by his wife, Clara Fortner; two sons, Howard of Newport, and Russell of Perrysville; two brothers, Victor of Salt Lake City, UT, and Clair of California; two sisters, Eva Bugg of Hillsdale, and Gertrude Adams of Montezuma; and 7 grandchildren. Burial was at Hopewell Cemetery with arrangements by Watson Funeral Home.

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FOULKE, Iva
HUNTINGTON, INDIANA: Iva B. Foulke, 92, died January 5, 1983 in Florida. She was a native of Wabash County, IN. She was a member of Calvary United Methodist Church. Survivors include a daughter, Marietta King of Bartow, FL; a son, Rev. Kenneth Foulke of Albion; three sisters, Donna Deemer, Maggie Hauenstein and Viola Voght, all of Huntington; 5 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Arrangements were handled by Whidden Funeral Home of Bartow, FL. Note: Interment may be at Fairview Cemetery in Wabash County, IN.

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FOUST, Emma
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA: Emma Louise Foust, 91, died October 15, 2009. Services were held at Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist Church. Interment was at New Crown Cemetery under the direction of Williams and Bluitt Funeral Home.

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FRAKER, Alma
MARTINSVILLE, INDIANA: Alma Louise Fraker, 87, died February 17, 2009 at Morgan Hospital and Medical Center. She was born October 11, 1921 in Indianapolis to Joseph and Cora Alice Stiles McKee. She worked at the Home Lawn Sanitarium, Newberry's and Adler's department stores, and the Lad and Lassie Dress Shop, all in Martinsville. She attended the First Christian Church in Martinsville, and was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Daughters of the Union. She was a former member of the Morgan County Historical Society, and enjoyed genealogical research. She is survived by a daughter, Sharon D. Bales of Martinsville; 3 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Fraker; a daughter, Anna Marie Fraker; her parents; three sisters, Kathleen Justice, Bonnie Morton, and Josephine Larkin; a brother, William McKee; and a great-grandson, Austin M. Bales. Burial was at Greenlawn Cemetery by Neal and Summers Funeral Home.

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FRANCIS, Hazel
FORT WAYNE, INDIANA: Hazel O. Francis, 90, died April 17, 1983. She was born September 18, 1892 in Hicksville, OH to Milo and Martha Aten Brace. She attended Garrett United Presbyterian Church, and was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. She is survived by a son, Clarence B. Francis of Fort Wayne; a brother, Ford Brace of Spencerville; 5 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence W. Francis; and a daughter, Ignota Campbell. Interment was at Embry Cemetery by Miles Funeral Home.

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FRANCIS, Mildred
BEDFORD, INDIANA: Mildred A. Francis, 91, died October 27, 2007. She was born March 13, 1916 in Nashville, TN to Edward and Alice Neely Jordan. She is survived by two daughters, Mary Katherine Eads of Bedford, and Alice Louise Fuller of Bloomfield; a son, Clarence Francis, Sr. (Leasa) of Bedford, her grandchildren; and her great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul E. Francis. Interment was at Springville West Cemetery. Arrangements were handled by Day and Carter Mortuary.

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FRIEND, Doris
CORUNNA, INDIANA: Doris A. Friend, 69, died August 2, 1992 at her home. She was born September 14, 1922 in Fairfield Township to Theodore and Georgia Bonney Hoffmeyer. She is survived by her husband, Carl E. Friend; a son, Steven of Fort Wayne; a brother, Herbert Hoffmeyer of Auburn; and 2 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Suanna Friend. Interment was at the Corunna Cemetery under the direction of McKee-Miles Funeral Home.

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FRYE, Anna
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA: Anna Musser Frye, 82, died September 22, 1984 in Indianapolis. She was a native of Kentucky, and a former resident of Portsmouth, OH. Survivors include two sisters, Mrs. Marge Adams of Sciotoville, OH and Mrs. Ruth Fulk of Portsmouth, OH; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lewis. Interment was at Scioto Burial Park under the direction of Windel-Howland and Brant Funeral Home.

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FUCHS, Richard
TELL CITY, INDIANA: Richard E. Fuchs, 63, died June 8, 2006. He was born in Tell City on April 12, 1943 to Walter and Anna P. Kessans Fuchs. He retired from Masterbrand Cabinets, and worked at Tell City Chair Company for over 30 years. He enjoyed gardening and tending his livestock. Survivors include a brother, James Fuchs of Owensboro, KY; and four sisters, Ruth Tanner of Evanston, and Dorothy Tanner, Helen Doogs, and Betty Jennings, all of Tell City. He was preceded in death by his parents; five brothers, Albert, Edgar, Earl, Kenneth, and Robert Fuchs; and a sister, Evelyn Fuchs. Burial was at Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Huber Funeral Home.

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FUREY, Ann
SCOTTSBURG, INDIANA: Ann R. Furey, 89, died April 26, 2010 at her home. She was born August 3, 1920 in Buffalo, NY to William Martin and Mary Veronica Reilly Furey. She had worked at the former Copper's Company during World War II. She was a member of American Martyrs Catholic Church in Scottsburg, and a former member of Ss. Simon and Jude Catholic Church in West Jefferson, OH. She is survived by a daughter, Mary Ann Kerrigan of Scottsburg; 6 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Michael P. Furey; and twelve siblings. Services were held at Ss. Simon and Jude Catholic Church. Interment was at Ss. Simon and Jude Catholic Cemetery in West Jefferson, OH with arrangements by Collins Funeral Home and Rader-McDonald Funeral Home.

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