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GAMEZ, Alfredo
BORDEN, INDIANA: Alfredo Gamez, 87, died November 16, 2008. He was born August 15, 1921 to Bernardo Gamez and Jacinta Alvarez Gamez. He was a retired railroad subcontractor, and attended St. Mary's Church in Navilleton. He is survived by six daughters, Mary Lou Marshall, Olaya Bradley, Dominga (David, Sr.) Goodhue, Janie Gassoway, Anita (Al) Perez, and Cathy Turner; four sons, Jose, Steven, Alfredo, Jr., and Ray (Emelia) Gamez; a sister, Alicia Alverez; 24 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Amelia Alvarez Gamez; a son; and a grandson. Services were held at St. Mary's Church. Burial was at St. Mary's Cemetery under the direction of Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home.

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GARRIOTT, Homer
SCOTTSBURG, INDIANA: Homer A. Garriott, 86, died March 3, 1980 at Doctors Hospital in Sarasota, FL. He was born November 5, 1893 in Scottsburg. He attended the Christian Church of Little York, and was a member of the Franklin Township Farm Bureau. He enjoyed wintering in Sarasota, FL. Survivors include his wife, Ruth Garriott; two sons, Sheldon Garriott of Centerville and Lloyd Garriott of Overland Park, KS; 10 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren.

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GASKINS, Larry Joe
KOKOMO, INDIANA: Larry Joe Gaskins, 68, died September 24, 2008 at St. Joseph Hospital. He was born October 8, 1939 in Kokomo to Montie and Mary Gaskins. He was a retired tool and die worker with Delco Electronics. He attended Trinity Methodist Church, and enjoyed fishing, NASCAR, spending time at the lake, and flying his airplane. He is survived by his wife, Linda Gaskins; a daughter, Tanya (Eric) Wright of Kokomo; his sons, Greg (Kelley) Gaskins of Noblesville, and Steve (Kelley) Gaskins, Kevin Gaskins, and Derek (Summer) Smith, all of Kokomo; a brother, Robert Gaskins of Russiaville; 9 grandchildren; a great-grandson; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Helen Yoder; and a brother, Jim Gaskins. Arrangements were handled by Ellers Mortuary.

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GAUMER, Helen
LOGANSPORT, INDIANA: Helen L. Gaumer, 86, died May 17, 2008. She was born July 18, 1921 to Henry and Goldie Patton Gaumer. She was a retired quality control inspector for General Tire, and was a former member of the VFW Auxiliary and the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers. She is survived by a sister, Ruth Wolford of Hobart; her nieces and nephews, Debbie and Keith Weaver of Portage, Marilyn Muniz of Hobart, Lee and Cindy Gaumer of Logansport, and Paula and Gene Tooke of Tonawanda, NY; and her great-nieces and great-nephews. She was preceded in death by a brother, Paul Gaumer. Burial was at Mount Hope Cemetery with arrangements by Kroeger Funeral Home.

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GEHRING, Elsie
LAWRENCEBURG, INDIANA: Elsie R. Gehring, 84, died February 9, 2009. She was born September 14, 1924 to the late Raymond and Hazel Weeks Gehring. She was a lab technician at Schenley, and a member of Phi Beta Psi sorority. She attended Beecher Presbyterian Church, and served as a Sunday School teacher. Survivors include a sister, Betty Gehring; a brother, William Gehring; three nieces; and four nephews. Interment was at Greendale Cemetery under the direction of Fitch-Denney Funeral Home.

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GEISE, Margaret
EVERTON, INDIANA: Margaret Wilma Geise, 87, died November 12, 2006 at Hickory Creek of Connersville. She was born May 5, 1919 in Nitro, WV to Charles Ward and Leona Neeves Grayson. She had worked as a waitress and a babysitter, and was a member of the Church of the Bible Covenant. She enjoyed singing, reading the Bible, and trips to the East Coast to visit family members. She is survived by her husband of 66 years, Herschel C. Geise; a daughter and son-in-law, Linda Kaye and Samuel Huddleston of Everton; 5 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; her nieces and nephews; and a former son-in-law, Robert Bonniwell of Dover, DE. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Beverly June Geise Bonniwell; her parents; a brother, Charles Grayson; two sisters, Ruth Rathel and Mildred Robertson; and a stepbrother, Pat Grayson. Services were held at the Church of the Bible Covenant. Interment was at the Dunlapsville Cemetery in Union County by Showalter Blackwell Long Funeral Home.

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GEORGOS, Dimitrios
GARY, INDIANA: Dimitrios M. Georgos, 73, died September 18, 2006. He retired from U.S. Steel with 25 years of service, and was a member of Ss. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Cathedral. Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Despina Georgos; two children, Michael Georgos and Alexandra Georgos, both of New York; a sister, Kalliopi (Dimitrios) Fitousis of Valparaiso; two brothers, George (Despina) Georgos of Gary, and Diamantis (Effie) Georgos of New York; a sister-in-law, Evangelia Paradisis; his nieces and nephews; and his friends. Services were held at Ss. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Cathedral. Interment was at Ridgelawn Cemetery by Pruzin Funeral Service.

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GERARD, Hazel
WARSAW, INDIANA: Hazel A. Gerard, 79, died March 14, 1973 at Alfran Nursing Home. She was born June 22, 1893 in Rochester to Robert and Carrie Divine. She was the owner of the Highway Diner for 19 years, and was a member of the Spiritualist Church of Divine Science. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward H. Gerard. Arrangements were handled by Chamness Funeral Home.

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GERBITZ, August J., Sr.
EVANSVILLE, INDIANA: August J. Gerbitz, Sr., 75, died June 28, 1980. He retired from Bendix-Westinghouse, and had also worked at Servel for 25 years. He is survived by a son, August J. of Evansville; a sister, Rose Nelson of Sturgis, KY; 2 grandchildren; and his great-grandchildren. Interment was at Locust Hill Cemetery under the direction of Miller and Miller Funeral Home.

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GILLAND, Leroy
EATON, INDIANA: Leroy S. Gilland, 74, died May 10, 2009. He was born January 13, 1935 in Delaware County to Leroy W. and Naomi Bell Gilland. He retired from New Venture, and was a former member of the Elks Lodge in Dunkirk. Survivors include his children, Valerie (Michael) Dalton of Muncie, Douglas Gilland of Royerton, Michael A. (Wanda) Gilland of Albany, Vickie (Leslie) Green and Shirley (Brian) Kurtz, all of Gaston, and Mark Gilland and Sheryl (Raymond) Grant, all of Eaton; two sisters, June Milton of Portland, and Mary Lou Osborne of Anderson; 21 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Janice Holdren Gilland; his parents; and a great-grandchild, Quentin Goetz. Interment was at Elizabethtown Cemetery under the direction of Pitman-Richman Funeral Home.

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GLISSON, Verah
SHIRLEY, INDIANA: Verah D. Kyser Glisson, 82, died December 20, 2005 at Regency Place in Greenfield. She was born October 1, 1923 in rural Charlottesville to Everett Kyser, Sr. and Mary Bash Kyser. She retired from Estell's Flower Shop. She was a member of Shirley Christian Church, Ingalls Church of God, and the Shirley War Mothers. She was a 50-year member of the Order of the Eastern Star, and served as president of the Shirley Grade School PTA. She is survived by a son, Jerry (Marilyn) Glisson of Shirley; two daughters, Karen (Gordon) Thomas of Shirley, and Melinda (Dan) Tompkins of Anderson; a sister, Mary Carolyn Galliher; a brother, Everett Kyser, Jr.; 5 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charless Glisson; a sister, Leah Wicker; and 2 great-grandsons,Bryce Cullison and Wyatt Tompkins. Interment was at McCray Cemetery under the direction of Condo and Son Funeral Home.

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GLOVER, George R., Sr.
FORT WAYNE, INDIANA: George Richard Glover, 48, died December 1, 1949 at his residence. He was born June 5, 1901. He was a former resident of St. Petersburg, FL and a veteran of World War II, having served with the 292nd Ordnance Company. Survivors include his wife, Helen Glover; four sons; six daughters; his father; four sisters; and a brother. Services were held in Fort Wayne. Interment was at Wiltsie Cemetery in Payne, OH.

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GOSSELL, Zella
MONON, INDIANA: Zella M. Gossell, 91, died July 13, 2008 in Vallejo, CA. She was born April 2, 1917 in Wolcott, IN to Perfect and Elizabeth May Scripture Spencer. She attended St. James Lutheran Church in Reynolds, and was a former member of the American Legion Auxiliary. She enjoyed cooking. She is survived by four daughters, Evelyn Marzke (Ronald) of Monon, Sheree Sayers (Jon) of Rensselaer, Anita Mattos (Jerry) of Monticello, and Norma Robins of Alabama; four sons, Harvey P. Gossell, Jr. of Logansport, Mark Gossell (Kyong) of Maryland, Terry Gossell (Lois) of Jacksonville, FL, and Gary Gossell (Rogie) of Vallejo, CA; 25 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; and 9 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harvey F. Gossell, Sr.; a son, Bernard Gossell; her parents; two brothers; and two sisters. Services were held at St. James Lutheran Church. Interment was at Bedford Cemetery with arrangements by Clapper Family Funeral Home.

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GRACZYK, Josephine
TIPTON, INDIANA: Josephine Graczyk, 92, died December 18, 2009. She was born April 26, 1917. She enjoyed country music and watching television. There were no surviving family members, but she regarded the staff of Miller's Merry Manor as family. Interment was at Fairview Cemetery under the direction of Porter Funeral Home.

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GRASS, Dorothy
SULLIVAN, INDIANA: Dorothy Joyce Grass, 82, died January 23, 2006 at the Sullivan Health and Living Center. She was born October 19, 1923 in Pleasantville to Sheldon and Sarah Abrams Montgomery. She retired from American Latex, and formerly lived in Carlisle. She was a member of Indian Prairie Baptist Church. She is survived by a son, Brad Grass (Lori) of Fishers; two sisters, Pat Volk and Phyllis Falconbury, both of Sullivan; 7 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; and other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Lee "Jake" Grass; two daughters, Mary K. Robbins and Linda Hale; and four brothers, Chester Montgomery, Robert "Bob" Montgomery, Dean Montgomery, and Gerthel Montgomery. Interment was at the Carlisle Odd Fellows Cemetery by Holmes Funeral Home.

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GREER, Jewel
MUNCIE, INDIANA: Jewel S. Greer, 88, died September 20, 2009. She was born July 14, 1921 to Joe D. and Ellen Conatser Stephens. She formerly worked at License Branch and the Delaware County Treasurer's Office. She served for several years as a Democratic vice-committeeman in her precinct. She attended Main Street United Methodist Church. She is survived by a daughter, Carol Johnson (Norman) of Yorktown; her nieces and nephews; a brother, Bill Stephens (Tressa) of Charlestown; 2 granddaughters; and 2 great-granddaughters. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Edward Riley Greer; two brothers, Garlin and Boyd Stephens; and a sister, Shirley June Winningham. Burial was at Gardens of Memory Cemetery under the direction of Meeks Mortuary and Crematory.

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GREGORY, Alice
HUNTINGBURG, INDIANA: Alice Gregory, 87, died May 9, 2008. She was born July 2, 1920 in Washington to Edward and Lillian Summitt Auberry. Survivors include a son, John B. Gregory of Huntingburg; six daughters and sons-in-law, Patsy and Jerry Whitsitt of Huntingburg, Lillian and Donnie Halbert of Washington, Helen and Billy Dixon of Otwell, Lola and William Russell of Montgomery, Becky Jenkins of Dale, and Stella and Darrell Abbott of Lawrenceville, IL; a brother, Bernard Auberry of Washington; two sisters, Deloris Morse and Kate Bourssa, both of Missouri; 30 grandchildren; 59 great-grandchildren; 15 great-great-grandchildren; and 2 step great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Chester Gregory; two sisters, Barbara Ann Ramsey and Geraldine English; two brothers, Ralph and Bob Auberry; 5 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Burial was at Bethany Cemetery under the direction of Ed Lee Mortuary.

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GREIDER, Morris
SYRACUSE, INDIANA: Morris F. Greider, 87, died March 10, 2006. He was born July 10, 1918 in Noble County, IN to Fred B. and Ada M. Stoner Greider. He was a farmer. He is survived by his nieces and nephews. Arrangements were handled by Mishler-Eastlund Funeral Home.

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GRIMM, Erich A.
COLUMBUS, INDIANA: Erich A. Grimm, 87, died June 28, 2008. He was born October 24, 1920 in Waldenberg, Germany to Emil K. and Anna Springer Grimm. He was a retired production manager at Saps Bakery with 32 years of service. He was a World War II veteran of the German Air Force, and became a U.S. citizen in 1957. He attended St. Peter's Lutheran Church, and enjoyed NASCAR, Indiana University basketball, and watching soccer. He is survived by his wife, Wilma Jean Anderson Grimm; his children, Phillip (Darla) Grimm of Santa Rosa Beach, FL, and Peter E. (Beverly) Grimm, Marion (Fred) Robinson, Debbie (Roger) Brandt, and Hannah (Ron) Cox, all of Columbus; his stepchildren, Phyllis (Robert) Lewis of New Whiteland, and Mary Jo (Marshall) Reed, Dianne (Joe) Pfennig, Barbara (Doug) Whetstine, Tommy (Debbie) Compton, and Connie (Harold) Grider, all of Franklin; 7 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; 12 step-grandchildren; and 21 step-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Hilda Kowalski Grimm; his parents; two sisters; three brothers; and a grandson, Tony Cox. Burial was at Rest Haven Cemetery in Edinburgh under the direction of Barkes, Weaver and Glick Funeral Home.

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GRUZINSKY, Gladys
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA: Gladys E. Gruzinsky, 74, died September 30, 2004. She was born in Indianapolis on February 4, 1920. She attended Washington Street Presbyterian Church. She is survived by a daughter, Judy Figley; 3 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Iva Gruzinsky. Arrangements were handled by Usher Funeral Home.

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GRYDZUK, Walter
CROWN POINT, INDIANA: Walter Grydzuk, 92, died October 30, 2009. He retired from the scrap metal industry, and had worked at Southside Waste Materials in Gary. He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church. Survivors include his wife, Maria Grydzuk; two sons, Alex and John Grydzuk, both of Crown Point; a daughter-in-law, Lisa Grydzuk of Merrillville; and 2 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two sons, Myron and Lyndon. Services were held at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Interment was at St. Mary's Cemetery in Crown Point under the direction of Geisen Funeral-Cremation and Reception Centre.

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HAGENOW, Muriel
WESTVILLE, INDIANA: Muriel B. Hagenow, 85, died August 21, 2008. She was born January 4, 1923 to Walter and Beatrice LeGacey Youngkin. She worked for Beatty Memorial Hospital for 25 years and attended Trinity Lutheran Church. She is survived by two grandchildren, Malinda Kaylor of Tacoma, WA, and Jason Hagenow of Florida; a daughter-in-law, Sherry Hagenow; and a great-granddaughter. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Hagenow; two children, Joel and Deborah Hagenow; her parents; a sister, Marvel Koch and two brothers, Ronald and Robert Youngkin. Burial was at Westville Cemetery by Newhard Funeral Home.

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HAHN, Marjorie
GREENSBURG, INDIANA: Marjorie A. Hahn, 80, died February 27, 2009. She was born March 2, 1928 in Decatur County to Bernard H. and Martha M. Dwenger Stier. She attended St. Mary's Catholic Church. She was a member of the St. Lawrence Auxiliary, and volunteered with various church and civic groups, including the Decatur County Hospital. She was a sports fan. She is survived by her husband, Norbert V. Hahn; a daughter, Nicki (Gene) Wuestefeld of Batesville; six sons, Gordon (Sue) Hahn of Aurora, Andy (Connie) Hahn of New Castle, and Mark (Kim) Hahn, Dan (Sue) Hahn, Ted (Susie) Hahn, and Pat (Mona) Hahn, all of Greensburg; a sister, Phyllis Layman of New Palestine; a brother, Harold Stier of Cincinnati; 22 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents. Services were held at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Burial was at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery under the direction of Porter-Oliger-Pearson Funeral Home.

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HAINES, Patty
HIGHLAND, INDIANA: Patty N. Davis Haines, 74, died April 1, 2009 at River Oaks Health Campus. She was born April 9, 1934 to Homer and Leona Coker Davis. She was a member of the Nazarene Church in Highland. Survivors include a son, Lewis (Judy) Haines of Lafayette; a brother, Carroll Davis of Owensville; 4 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Stanley Haines; two sisters, Oma Rausch and Dolis Davis; and three brothers, Edgar, Harrell, and Charles Davis. Interment was at Maumee Cemetery under the direction of Holders Funeral Home.

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HAIR, Violet
ATTICA, INDIANA: Violet M. Hair, 87, died December 29, 2006 at Woodland Manor Nursing Center. She was born April 18, 1919 in Linton, IN to William and Mary Vincent Pritchard. She was a former resident of Linton, IN. She was a retired clerk at the G.C. Murphy Department Store. She was a member of the Linton First Christian Church and the Country Corner Home Extension Club. She enjoyed entertaining and cooking. Survivors include two daughters, Jean (Larry) Miller of Linton, and Janice Franklin of Carbondale, IL; a sister, Norma Yancey of Plant City, FL; two brothers, Jack Pritchard of Seminole, FL, and Don Pritchard of Plant City, FL; 5 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest "Ernie" Hair; a son, Donald Ray Hair; a daughter, Dixie Hair Thompson; her parents; a sister, Thelma Benefield; and a grandson, Terry Hair. Interment was at Fairview Cemetery in Linton under the direction of Anderson-Poindexter Funeral Home.

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HAIRE, Thomas
ROCKVILLE, INDIANA: Thomas Haire, 79, died November 1, 2005. He was born July 18, 1926 to the late Thomas Haire, Sr. and Emma Zelda Wolfe Haire. He was a retired mechanic with Commercial Motor Freight in Indianapolis. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, and was a Purple Heart recipient. He was a Mason, and also a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and the VFW. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Frances Wratten Haire; a daughter, Elaine (Ron) Holler of Guntersville, AL; two nieces; a nephew; and 3 grandchildren. Burial was at Portland Mills Cemetery under the direction of Gooch Funeral Home.

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HALL, Addie
CHARLESTOWN, INDIANA: Addie B. Hall died July 22, 2007. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star for 50 years. She is survived by a son, Bobby Noble; four daughters, Sue Brown, Jean Wittenberg, Deanna Wheeler, and Michelle Westmoreland; four siblings, Billy Wilhite, Alta Aaron, Maggie Hardin and Scottie Quire; 15 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandson. She was married to Ray Hall for 48 years. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Sharon Noble; and a stepdaughter, Donna Miller. Burial was at the Charlestown Cemetery under the direction of Grayson Funeral Home.

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HALLIBURTON, Sarah
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA: Sarah P. "Bea" Halliburton, 99, died May 28, 2012. She was born September 25, 1912 in Fountain Head, TN to Elbert Sydney and Elizabeth McCloud Dunham. She was a member of Bridgeport Central Baptist Church. Survivors include two daughters, Norma Jean (Richard) Bartlow and Linda Halliburton. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Thomas Halliburton. Burial was at Old Brush Cemetery in Portland, TN. Arrangements were handled by Hampton-Gentry Funeral Home and Wilkinson-Wiseman Funeral Home.

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HAMILTON, Virgil
HOPE, INDIANA: Virgil L. Hamilton, 74, died September 9, 2008. He was a retired salesman and a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He was a member of the American Legion and the VFW. He was born November 19, 1933 to Gerald and Laura Waltz Hamilton. He is survived by his wife, Mary Louise Schaefer Hamilton; his children, Gary (Diane) Hamilton of Charlottesville, VA, Laura (Lin) Lynch of Englewood, OH, Michael (Alyssa) Hamilton of Thousand Oaks, CA, and James Hamilton and Steven (Sharri) Hamilton of Hope; a sister, Sonna (Darrell) Holder of Indianapolis; and his grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Ronald Hamilton. Burial was at Hope Moravian Cemetery by Norman Funeral Home.

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HANDSHOE, Herman
MONGO, INDIANA: Herman Handshoe, 60, died October 19, 2008 at his residence. He was born December 10, 1947 in Handshoe, KY to and Floyd and Dollie Griffith Handshoe. He worked at Dalton Foundry for 42 years, and was a member of Independent Baptist Church in South Milford. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and his beagle dogs. He is survived by his wife, Audrey Ann Kiser Handshoe; two sisters and their spouses, Reva and Ron Livergood of Auburn, and Trudy and Bill McClish of Howe; six brothers and their spouses, Daniel Handshoe of Mongo, Johnny and Linda Handshoe of LaGrange, Thurman Handshoe of Stroh, and Buford and Gaynelle Handshoe, Arnold Handshoe, and Hershel and Margaret Handshoe, all of Hueysville, KY; his mother-in-law, Alma Kiser of Mongo; a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Wayde and Rosella Kiser of LaGrange; his nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a son, Timothy Royd Handshoe. Services were held at Independent Baptist Church. Interment was at the Mongo Cemetery under the direction of Hite Funeral Home.

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HANEY, Etta
WEST HARRISON, INDIANA: Etta Haney, 75, died October 6, 2008. She was born December 28, 1932 to the late Gardner and Myrtle Smith. Survivors include three daughters, Anita (Bob) Grossholtz, Bobbie Jo (Joe) Kidd, and Charlotte McDaniel; six sons, George (Regina) Haney, Arlie (Salome) Haney, Victor (Paula) Haney, Aaron (Pam) Haney, Terry (Debbie) Haney, and Rocky (Paula) Haney; two sisters, Doris McCombs and Polly Mae Swanner; 13 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Walker Haney; and a daughter, Paula. Interment was at Greendale Cemetery with arrangements by Fitch-Denney Funeral Home.

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HARMAN, Raymond
ELKHART, INDIANA: Raymond J. Harman, 91, died December 23, 2009 at Elkhart General Hospital. He was born May 25, 1918 in Goshen to Howard and Ida Mecham Harman. He worked as a movie theater projectionist, and also worked at Weiss. He attended Faith United Methodist Church, and was a member of the VFW and the Fighting 50s. He is survived by a daughter, Karen S. (Ron) Brooks of Granger; two sons, Gary L. Harman of Goshen, and Dr. Thoms R. Harman of Rochester, MN; 6 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Zelma E. Bowser Harman; and a granddaughter, Heidi Bigler. Burial was at Oakridge Cemetery by Rieth-Rohrer-Ehret Funeral Home.

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HARRISON, Wilhelmina
KINGMAN, INDIANA: Wilhelmina Harrison, 88, died December 16, 2007. She retired from teaching after 40 years of service, and taught at Jamestown, Veedersburg, Kingman and Fountain Central Schools. She was born June 17, 1919 to Howard Lowdermilk and Zella Huffman Lowdermilk. She held bachelors and masters degrees from Indiana State Teachers College. She was a member of the Rebekah Lodge, the Order of the Eastern Star, the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Fountain County Historical Society, and the Indiana Retired Teachers' Association. She attended Cooper's Chapel Church. She is survived by a son, Steven G. Harrison of Crawfordsville; a daughter, Yvonne Z. Reissmann of Kingman; a sister, Lavina Laybold of Tallahassee, FL; 5 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband; and two brothers, Warren Lowdermilk and Leroy Lowdermilk. She was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, George C. Harrison. Burial was at Roselawn Memorial Park Cemetery by Gooch Funeral Home.

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HARVEY, James, Sr.
EAST CHICAGO, INDIANA: James "Sleepy" Harvey, Sr. died July 5, 2009. He was born March 11, 1939 to Rogers and Alma Harvey. He and his wife owned Pat's Place grocery store for over 20 years, and he retired as a lift truck driver at Ford Motor Company. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran, and attended Great Hope Baptist Church in Robbins, IL. Survivors include his wife, Patricia Harvey; a daughter, Veda Harvey; his sons, James Harvey, Jr., Baron (Dr. Keema) Walden, and Jerry (Irvina) Harvey; a brother, Dr. Mark (Mary) Harvey, Sr. of Lakewood, CO; three sisters, Clover Wyche, Beverly Elion, and Agnes Johnson, all of Homewood, IL; his nieces and nephews; his cousins; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; and three siblings; Doris, Leroy, and Reo Harvey. Services were held at Great Hope Baptist Church. Interment was at Fern Oaks Cemetery under the direction of Divinity Funeral Home.

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HASS, Lauretta
CROWN POINT, INDIANA: Lauretta J. Hass, 91, died March 26, 2009. She was born November 26, 1917. She was of the Lutheran faith. She is survived by her husband of 68 years, Raymond; two children, Lauren (Harold, Jr.) Henriksen of Trego, WI, and Elden (Connie) Hass of Crown Point, IN; 4 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. Burial was at Concordia Cemetery with arrangements by LaHayne Funeral Home.

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HATCHER, David
VAN BUREN, INDIANA: David Hatcher, 87, died April 7, 1927 at his residence. He was born November 27, 1839 in Belmont County, OH. He was a Civil War veteran, and had served with Company B, 13th Ohio Regiment as well as Company K of the 155th Ohio Regiment. He was a member of the Christian Church at Landess. Family members include his wife, Mary Beekman Hatcher; two daughters, Mrs. J.N. Love of Jefferson Township, Mrs. Samantha Lugar of Van Buren; Charles Hatcher; and a sister, Mrs. Letha Stainbrook of Lexington, OH. Services were held at the Christian Church. Interement was at the Van Buren Cemetery.

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HELAK, Leon
PLYMOUTH, INDIANA: Leon W. Helak, 83, died June 15, 2008 at Miller's Merry Manor in Plymouth. He was born November 1, 1924 in South Bend, IN to William J. and Sophie Wiatrolik Helak. He was a retired South Bend Police officer, and was also a carpenter and cabinet maker. He was a U.S. Army Air Force veteran of World War II, and was active with Holy Cross Parish for over 50 years. He was a member of F.O.P. Lodge #36, and was an usher for sports events at the University of Notre Dame. He enjoyed woodworking and making toys for his grandchildren. Survivors include his wife, Lucille M. Battista Helak; four sons, John (Amy) Helak of Lakeville, David (Kathy) Helak of Wyoming, MI, Michael (Laura) Helak of Lilburn, GA, and Thomas (JoAnna) Helak of Tampa, FL; three daughters, Maryann Helak of Indianapolis, Lauren (David) Toepp of Farmington Hills, MI, and Judith (Peter) Jank of Grossbottwar, Germany; a brother, Donald (Alvina) Helak of South Bend; 12 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Katherine Holden; two sisters, Geraldine and Loretta Helak; and a grandson, Scott Jank. Services were held at Holy Cross Catholic Church. Interment was at Highland Cemetery by Kaniewski Funeral Home.

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HELTZEL, Bertha
BREMEN, INDIANA: Bertha B. Heltzel, 85, died September 21, 1988. She was born May 10, 1903 in Ohio to William and Amanda Smith Moore. She is survived by five children, Dallas Slusser of South Bend, John Slusser of Orlando, FL, and Margie Ordiorne, Lulla Huffer, and Ellen Swihart, all of Bremen; 26 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence Heltzel. Interment was at the Bremen Cemetery under the direction of Mishler Funeral Home.

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HENRY, Mary
VEVAY, INDIANA: Mary F. Bennett Henry, 84, died March 8, 2006 at Swiss Villa Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Vevay. She was born June 10, 1921 in Patriot to John Q. and Allie Susan Turner Bennett. She was a foreman at Cochran Chair Co. for 25 years, and had also worked at the Cross Factory in Rising Sun. She attended Switzerland Baptist Church. She is survived by her nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard C. Henry; her parents; and three brothers, Joe T., John W., and James R. Bennett. Interment was at the Vevay Cemetery with arrangements by Haskell and Morrison Funeral Home.

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HERTHEL, Howard
NEW SALISBURY, INDIANA: Howard Herthel, 81, died April 26, 2002 at the Harrison County Hospital in Corydon. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, and attended the United Methodist Church in Central Barren. He was a native of Jeffers, MN. He is survived by his wife, Bernice Lorraine Herthel; a daughter, Pat Oster of Crandall; a son, Granville Herthel of Palmyra; four sisters, Lillian Miller of Clarksville, Marie Baylor of Corydon, Geneva Anderson of St. James, and Joyce Jones of Mauckport; 6 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Palmyra Cemetery under the direction of Love Funeral Home.

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HESTER, Letha
SHELBYVILLE, INDIANA: Letha M. Yantiss Hester, 91, died March 5, 2008 at her residence. She was born October 1, 1916 in Marshall County to J. Glen and Oda Othal Buckler Yantiss. She attended the First United Methodist Church, and was a member of Your Friends and Mine and a garden club. She is survived by a daughter, Judith Hester (James) Schulthies of Shelbyville; a brother, Kenneth D. Yantiss of Waldron; a granddaughter; and 4 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl R. Hester; a son, Brian Dale Hester; and her parents. Interment was at Forest Hill Cemetery under the direction of Freeman Family Funeral Homes.

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HISSONG, Stella
PLYMOUTH, INDIANA: Stella M. Hissong, 95, died November 6, 2003. She was born August 6, 1908 in Ober, IN to Riley and Emma Wise Ransbottom. She was a member of Union Church of the Brethren for over 50 years, and was involved with the Ladies' Aid Society. She enjoyed cooking, quilting, embroidering and gardening. Family members include her children, Charles A. and Linda Hissong, Delores I. and Richard Baker, and Pauline J. and Kenneth McCartney; 10 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Claron A. Hissong; her parents; a brother, Richard Ransbottom; and three sisters, Lydia Feiser, Ruth Silvers, and Cora Feece. Services were held at Union Church of the Brethren. Interment was at Burr Oak Cemetery with arrangements by Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home.

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HOCKETT, Seth
FAIRMOUNT, INDIANA: Seth Hockett died April 4, 1877. He was born August 15, 1875 to Henry and Levinah Hiatt Hockett. Burial was at Back Creek Friends Cemetery.

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HODSKINS, William
EVANSVILLE, INDIANA: William A. Hodskins, 74, died November 3, 1977. He retired from Kroeger Co., and attended Holy Redeemer Catholic Church. Survivors include his wife, Mary R. Hodskins; two daughters, Janie Spanner and Helen Pate; two brothers, Aubrey and Allie; a sister, Janie Fogle; 11 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Alexander Funeral Home.

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HOEFELMEYER, Kenneth
FORT WAYNE, INDIANA: Kenneth Hoefelmeyer, 72, of Fort Wayne, died August 26, 2010 at Lutheran Hospital. He was born May 28, 1938 in Fort Wayne to Edwin and Evelyn Peek Hoefelmeyer. He retired from the Fort Wayne Fire Department with 25 years of service, and was a member of the Fort Wayne Police Reserve for 20 years. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He is survived by his wife, Susan C. Deuel; a son, Donald (Karmen) Hoefelmeyer of Fort Wayne; two daughters, Cheryl (Rex) Hoefelmeyer of Fort Wayne, and Debra (Dennis) Addis of Cromwell; 5 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Kimberly; his parents; and a sister, Sally Hoefelmeyer. Arrangements were handled by Klaehn, Fahl and Melton Funeral Home.

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HOLLINGSWORTH, Rebecca
CLINTON, INDIANA: Rebecca Hollingsworth, 86, died May 26, 1969. She is survived by five daughters, Laverne Lowry, Nellie Lanhan of Cloverdale, Grace Keen of Newport, Mildred Hurt of Crawfordsville, and Betty Ingram of Chrisman; two sisters, Alta Hollingsworth of Dublin, IN, and Violet Lewis of Indianapolis; a brother, Clarence Longfellow of Chrisman; 16 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great-grandchildren. Services were held at Frist Funeral Home. Burial was at the Toronto Cemetery.

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HOLSAPPLE, Virginia
PORTAGE, INDIANA: Virginia Lucille Holsapple, 86, died March 30, 2001. She was born November 20, 1914 to James Walter and Mary Frances Crow Brown. She worked for the Gary, IN School System for 27 years. She attended the Portage First Assembly of God, and was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. She is survived by a daughter, Mary O. Bridges of Portage; 3 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; and 7 great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Pecolia Odessa Brown; and four brothers, William Dewey Brown, Eddie Cleo Brown, Herbert Crombwell Brown, and Graves Brown. Burial was at McCool Cemetery by Engel Funeral Home.

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HOOVER, Eudora
WARSAW, INDIANA: Eudora Arvilla Hoover, 70, died February 10, 1986 at Lee Memorial Hospital in Fort Meyers, FL. She is survived by her husband, Dale C. Hoover; a stepdaughter, Marilyn Rentschler; a stepson, Eugene Hively; a brother, I.S. Hartman; 6 step-grandchildren; and a step great-grandchild. Interment was at Nolt Cemetery with arrangements by DeMoney-Grimes Countryside Park Funeral Home.

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HOWARD, Freda
EVANSVILLE, INDIANA: Freda Phyllis Howard, 80, died August 9, 2010. She was born September 22, 1929 in Howell County, MO. Survivors include four daughters, Vicki Kindred (Kenny), Mary Jo Clardy, Linda Melton (Charli), and Sandy Russell (Gary); 15 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and 6 great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Harold Allan Hale. Interment was at Alexander Memorial Park under the direction of Alexander Funeral Home.

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HUDDLESTON, Linda
CONNERSVILLE, INDIANA: Linda Kaye Huddleston, 62, died November 5, 2009 in Westfield, IN. She was born May 22, 1947 in Connersville to Hershel and Margret Grayson Giese. Survivors include her husband, Samuel Huddleston; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Chris and Nicole Huddleston, and Johnathan Huddleston, all of Connersville; a daughter and son-in-law, Amy and Wesley Davis of Westfield; 3 grandchildren; and her dog, Bobby Girl. She was preceded in death by her parents; and a sister, Beverly Bonnawell. Services were held at the Church of the Bible Covenant. Interement was at the Springersville Cemetery under the direction of Urban Winkler Funeral Home.

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HUDSON, Katie
LITTLE YORK, INDIANA: Katie Collins Hudson, 93, died March 26, 2004. She was born April 30, 1910 in Little York to Jarvis H. and Rebecca Jane Scifres Collins. She held a master's degree in education from Indiana State University. She was a retired elementary school teacher, and taught at Little York Grade School. She attended Little York Christian Church, and was a member of the Retired Teachers' Association, the Homemakers' Club, and the Order of the Eastern Star. She is survived by two sons, Henry Hudson of Mount Vernon, and Jarvis Hudson of Fayetteville, NC; 3 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ellis Hudson; her parents; three sisters; and a brother. Interment was at Mount Hebron Cemetery with arrangements by Stewart Funeral Home.

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HUGHES Levi
ELIZABETHTOWN, INDIANA: Levi Hughes, 71, died in 1960 at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Cecil Land. He was born August 12, 1887 in Bartholomew County, IN to H.H. and Clara Jackson Hughes. He was a retired grocery store operator. He was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church and the Independent Order of Odd Fellows. Survivors include his daughter, Mrs. Cecil Land; a brother, Dr. Otto Hughes of Bloomington; and a grandson, Richard Land. He was preceded in death by his wife, Myrtle. Burial was at Garland Brook Cemetery in Columbus by Hathaway Funeral Home.

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HUNZIKER, Virginia
MORTON, ILLINOIS: Virginia M. Hunziker, 66, died July 18, 2000 at St. Francis Medial Center in Peoria. She was born September 8, 1933 in Morton to Samuel A. and Louise C. Geiger Haerr. She was a member of the Morton Apostolic Christian Church, and volunteered at Timber Ridge. She is survived by her husband, Albert E. Hunziker; a son, Jeffery Hunziker of Peoria; three daughters, Jean (Douglas) Greiner of Carlock, Janet (John) Schini of Bremen IN, and Peggy (Shon) Haerr of Taylor, MO; a sister, Norma Welch of Pleasant Hill, CA; two brothers, Donald (Wilma) Haerr of Bloomington, and Louis (Carol) Haerr of Naperville; and 11 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; and two brothers. Services were held at Morton Apostolic Christian Church. Burial was at the Morton Apostolic Christian Church Cemetery under the direction of Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home.

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HUPPERT, Grace
AKRON, INDIANA: Grace O. Huppert, 88, died September 9, 1969 at her residence. She was born November 1, 1880 to William and Mary Teitzel Owings. She was a member of the Akron United Methodist Church. She was a native of Blain, PA, and had lived in Akron for 50 years. Survivors include two sons, Stanley and William Huppert; a daughter, Nellie (Homer) Gooch; 6 grandchildren; 3 step-grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Chris Huppert; and a son. Interment was at the Akron Cemetery with arrangements by Hauppert Funeral Home.

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HUSSELMAN, Ernest
AUBURN, INDIANA: Ernest A. Husselman, 89, died April 23, 1988 at DeKalb Memorial Hospital in Auburn. He was born November 7, 1898 to Charles and Cora Eberly Husselman. He was the owner of Husselman Monument Co. in Auburn for over 50 years, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War I. He attended the Auburn United Methodist Church. He was a member of the American Legion, and past president of the Auburn High School Board of Education. He was a former violin instructor. Survivors include his wife, Grace O. Madden Husselman; a daughter, Joyce (John) Markey of Bryan, OH; and 3 grandchildren. Entombment was at the Auburn Mausoleum under the direction of McComb, Dilgard and Cline Funeral Home.

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HUSSUNG, Wilma
AURORA, INDIANA: Freida Mae "Wilma" Hussung, 78, died September 28, 2008 in Dillsboro. She was born January 28, 1930 in Owsley County, KY to George Dewey Baker and Minnie Drew King Baker. She was a chef at the Dearborn Country Club from 1965 to 1998, and was a member of the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church. She enjoyed cooking and gardening. She is survived by her husband, Kenneth Hussung; three daughters, Brenda Joyce (Darwyn) Nelson of Aurora, Melissa Evonne (David) Kittle of Sidney, MT, and Cynthia Ann (Tom) Grimme of Alexandria, KY; a sister, Rozena Bennett of Osgood, IN; a brother, Henry King of Aurora; 4 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Linda Sue Hussung; and her parents. Services were held at the Alliance Church. Interment was at Wilmington Cemetery under the direction of Rullman Hunger Funeral Home.

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INGRAM, Alta
NORTH VERNON, INDIANA: Alta M. Ingram, 89, died March 29, 1983 at the North Vernon Community Hospital. She was born May 6, 1893 in West Virginia. Surviving relatives include two sons, Thomas Morton of Stockton, CA, and Samuel Morton of Austintown, OH. She was preceded in death by a son, Fred Holcomb. Arrangements were handled by Dove and Sharp Funeral Home.

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IRWIN, George
WARREN, INDIANA: George Irwin died January 16, 1927. He was born December 23, 1853 in Huntington County to Lewis and Arabella Irwin. He was a farmer. He attended the Friends Church, and also the Methodist Episcopal Church. He was survived by a foster child he raised, Firman Riggs; and a sister. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lydia Zent Irwin. Burial was at Woodlawn Cemetery.

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IVANOFF, Donna
CARMEL, INDIANA: Donna Y. Ivanoff, 85, died October 28, 2009. She was born November 13, 1923 in Bitola, Macedonia in the former Yugoslavia to George and Paraskeva Gatsos. She was the founder of Columbia Wholesale. She was a member of St. Stephen's Bulgarian Orthodox Church, the Order of the Eastern Star, and the American Legion. She enjoyed wintering in Florida. Survivors include two daughters, Fanny (Rade) Savich of Carmel, and Zora (Bill) Skelton of Dallas, TX; a sister, Nada Antonios of Royal Oak, MI; and 5 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Yanko Vasil Ivanoff; her parents; and a sister, Thomaica Katergaris. Services were held at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church. Interment was at Crown Hill Cemetery under the direction of Flanner and Buchanan Funeral Center.

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JACHIMCZAK, Stanley
HOBART, INDIANA: Stanley J. Jachimczak, 89, died April 7, 2007 at St. Anthony's Medical Center. He was born October 11, 1917 to Stanley and Anna Jachimczak. He retired from U.S. Steel with 32 years of service, and was a member of USW Local #1014. He attended Divine Providence Polish National Catholic Church. He enjoyed bowling and golf. Survivors include a brother, Edward of Westwego, LA; his nieces and nephews; his great-nieces and great-nephews; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Walter Jachimczak; and a sister, Mary Anderson. Services were held at Our Savior Mission Polish National Catholic Church of New Chicago. Interment was at Calumet Park Cemetery by Rees Funeral Home.

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JANZEN, Jacob
MELLOTT, INDIANA: Jacob James Janzen, 90, died June 15, 1984. He was born February 12, 1894 in Russia. He was a retired executive vice-president at Ingersoll-Rand Corp. He was educated in Russia, and also graduated from Case Engineering School in Cleveland, OH. He is survived by his wife, Beulah Hancock Janzen; and his nieces and nephews. Burial was at Waynetown Masonic Cemetery under the direction of Thomas Funeral Home.

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JONES, Charlotte
KENTLAND, INDIANA: Charlotte Jones, 80, died April 14, 2011 at George Ade Memorial Health Care in Brook, IN. She was born July 28, 1930 in Vandalia, IL to the late Elmer and Pearl Sanders Fleming. She worked at Bell Telephone Company and Kenny's Pharmacy, and was a receptionist at Dr. Kay's veterinary clinic. She was a member of the Pythian Sisters, and enjoyed cooking, fishing and camping. She is survived by two sons, Robert A. Jones (Lisa) and Thomas L. Jones, all of Kentland; a sister, Dolores Hooker of Lafayette; a grandson; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Russell Jones; and her parents. Interment was at Fairlawn Cemetery under the direction of Stitz-Clapper Funeral Home.

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JONES, Lillian
SOUTH BEND, INDIANA: Lillian H. Jones, 96, died March 17, 2009. She was born in Paisley, Scotland on May 10, 1912 to James and Marion Campbell Anderson, and came to the U.S. as a child. She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Gayle and Wallace Gartee of South Bend; a son and daughter-in-law, Robert D. and Florence Jones of Saratoga, CA; 4 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great granddaughters. She was preceded in death by her husband of 46 years, Doyle P. Jones. She and her husband both passed away on St. Patrick's Day, 30 years apart. Interment was at St. Joseph Valley Memorial Park under the direction of Palmer Funeral Home.

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JUDAH, Charles
BEDFORD, INDIANA: Charles F. Judah, 85, died July 26, 2009. He was born January 18, 1924 in Lawrence County to William B. and Minnie King Judah. He retired from Kroger Grocers after 38 years, and attended the First Christian Church. He is survived by his wife, Jean Clark Judah; a daughter, Nancy Jean Acton (Steve) of Owensburg; two sons, Johnny L. Clark (Pam) of Springville, and G. Roger Clark of Austin, TX; 4 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Wilma Judah; and a half-brother, Jeff Jefferies. Arrangements were handled by Day and Carter Mortuary.

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JUDAY, Geraldine
ELKHART, INDIANA: Geraldine Alma Juday, 87, died May 8, 2008 at Valley View Health Care Center. She was born July 23, 1920 in Toledo, OH to Harold and Myrtle Glickert Thomas. She attended St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Goshen, and was a member of the Elks Lodge, the American Legion, and the VFW. Survivors include two sons, David M. (Pam) Juday of Elkhart, and Tom (Mary Ann) Juday of South Bend; a daughter, Jackie (Jim) Boyland of Elkhart; a sister, Mary Jane (George) Pestor of Goshen; 15 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph E. Juday. Services were held at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Interment was at Violett Cemetery under the direction of Yoder-Culp Funeral Home.

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JUDGE, Phyllis
SCOTTSBURG, INDIANA: Phyllis Ann Judge, 81, died May 2, 2008. She was born February 17, 1927 in Henryville, IN to Earl and Jessie Sohn Thomas. Survivors include a son, Gregory A. Judge of Scottsburg; and two sisters, Sharon Jo Barker of New Albany, and Carol Andrews of Scottsburg. She was preceded in death by her husband, Martin Judge; a son, Mark E. Judge; and her parents. Arrangements were handled by Stewart Funeral Home.

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JULIAN, Olive
NINEVEH, INDIANA: Olive L. Stroud Julian, 94, died June 29, 2009 at Regency Place Nursing Home in Greenwood. She was born December 28, 1914 in Brazil, IN to the late Ernest V. and Flossie L. Mackey Stroud. She was a retired cook and baker for Franklin College with over 29 years of service. She was a member of Mount Olive Methodist Church in Peoga for over 50 years, where she was a past treasurer and member of the Ladies' Aid Group. She enjoyed quilting, embroidery, crafts, and Western books. Survivors include three sons, Norman "Skip" Julian of Nineveh, and Brian Julian and Don Julian, Sr., both of Brown County; 5 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. She was was preceded in death by her husband of 46 years, Norman E. Julian; two brothers, John and Don Stroud; and two sisters, Hazel Stroud and Evelyn Pearcy. Burial was at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens in Greenwood under the direction of Meredith-Clark Funeral Home.

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JUSTUS, Peggy Jean
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA: Peggy Jean Justus, 81, died October 8, 2009. She was born March 8, 1928 to the late William and Myrtle Martin. She is survived by her children, Debra (Jim) Barlow, Stephen (Jane), Randall, Bill and Roxanne Justus; 11 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles. Burial was at Crown Hill Cemetery by Flanner and Buchanan Funeral Center.

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KAFADER, Rosemary
GREENFIELD, INDIANA: Rosemary D. Kafader, 80, died January 1, 2008. She was born December 20, 1927 in Linton, IN. Survivors include her husband, Harry C. Kafader; a son, Keith Kafader; a daughter, Sharon Johnson; 2 grandsons; and 4 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Shirley Brothers Washington Memorial Chapel.

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KAILOR, Margaret
COLUMBUS, INDIANA: Margaret K. Kailor, 67, died April 11, 1977 at the Bartholomew County Hospital. She was born June 28, 1909 in Columbus, IN to James D. and Clara Nentrup Kailor. She had been employed for 25 years at the former Farm Bureau creamery, and was a member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church. She was survived by her cousins, including Betty Baugher, Rosalyn Boesch, John Nentrup, William Nentrup, Grace Miller, Koneta Hutchinson of San Diego, CA, Ruth Eads, Katherine Kailor, Elizabeth Kokomoor, James D. Kailor, and Helen McFarland. Burial was at Garland Brook Cemetery by Reed and Jewell Funeral Home.

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KALEBIC, Mark
SOUTH BEND, INDIANA: Mark A. Kalebic, 54, died December 11, 2006 at Hospice House in South Bend. He was born March 25, 1952 in South Bend to George F. Kalebic and Virginia M. Piasecki Kalebic Floor. He was an iron worker and bricklayer, and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Survivors include a son, Zachary Kalebic of South Bend; his mother of South Bend; two sisters, Roberta (Patrick) Ciesiolka, and Georgette (James) Flowers, all of South Bend; a stepbrother, Jerome Floor of South Bend; 7 nieces and nephews; and 15 great-nieces and great-nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, George F. Kalebic; his stepfather, Orvan Floor; a stepsister, Vicki Lucy; and a step-niece, Erin Lucy. Burial was at St. Joseph Cemetery by Kaniewski Funeral Home.

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KALEN, Leo
NINEVEH, INDIANA: Leo G. Kalen, 89, died June 4, 2007. He was born October 9, 1917 in Terre Haute to Louis and Katrina Kalen. He was a retired claims manager for F.J. Foley Company. He a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and a lifetime member of the VFW. He is survived by his children, Leo G. Kalen, Jr., Thomas P. Kalen, and Jeff "Jake" Baker; a brother, Roy Kalen; a sister, Marge Kalen; and 2 grandsons. Arrangements were handled by G.H. Herrmann Madison Avenue Funeral Home.

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KALLIE, Mary Elizabeth
CHARLESTOWN, INDIANA: Mary Elizabeth Kallie died April 22, 2005. She was a former sales clerk at Cunningham Drug Stores, and was of the Roman Catholic faith. She is survived by two brothers, Thomas and Norvel Simms, both of Charlestown. Burial was at the Charlestown Cemetery with arrangements by Grayson Funeral Home.

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KARES, Maxine
BREMEN, INDIANA: Maxine L. Kares, 92, died October 12, 2008. She was born January 8, 1916 to Walter and Viola Shafer Kline. She worked for Borneman Products for 37 years, and attended Bremen Missionary Church. She is survived by a son, Richard (Ardith) Kares of Bremen; a sister, Joan L Yoder of Bremen; 3 granddaughters; and 5 great-granddaughters. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Horace "Shorty" Kares; and a son, Ronnie Kares. Interment was at Bremen Cemetery under the direction of Mishler Funeral Home.

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KEELE, Mary Louise
ARGOS, INDIANA: Mary Louise Keele, 70, died January 11, 1995 at her residence. She was born April 8, 1924 in Talma to Ralph G. and Eva I. Starner Smith. She attended the Argos Bible Church, and was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star in Rochester. She had lived in Argos for 31 years, and previously resided in Rochester. She is survived by her husband, Donald L. Keele; a daughter, Linda Ann (David) Marshall of Bremen; a son, Gary L. Hittle of Argos; a stepson, David Allen Keele of Kansas City, KS; a stepdaughter, Catherine S. (Ed) McMichael of Argos; two brothers, Jerry Smith of South Bend, and Robert Smith of Rochester; and 7 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Betty I. Shortz and Norma Smith. Services were held at the Argos Bible Church. Interment was at Walnut Church of the Brethren Cemetery under the direction of Grossman Funeral Home.

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KEHLER, Effie
WARSAW, INDIANA: Effie Kehler, 90, died September 4, 1969. She was born January 25, 1879 in Warsaw. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church. Survivors include a daughter, Marjorie Metzger of Delphos, OH; a son, John Kehler of South Whitley; 6 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; and a niece. She was predeceased by her husband, Ellsworth Kehler. Interment was at Union Cemetery with arrangements by L.J. Bibler and Son Funeral Home.

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KEHLING, Hazel
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA: Hazel Vivian King Kehling, 87, died April 9, 1999. She was born August 18, 1911. She was a retired bookkeeper for the Indiana State Fairgrounds, and also worked for 29 years at the Murat Shrine. She was a member of the International Travel Study Club and the Koinonia Club. She is survived by a daughter, Jean Willenberg; 2 grandchildren; and a great-grandson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward A. Kehling. Services were held at St. Lawrence United Methodist Church. Interment was at Washington Park East Cemetery under the direction of Flanner and Buchanan Lawrence Mortuary.

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KEILLOR, Betty
GREENSBURG, INDIANA: Betty Keillor, 80, died August 27, 2007. She was born November 29, 1926 in Millhousen to William H. and Otillia M. Picker. She was an owner of Keillor's Restaurant, and worked as a dietician at the Decatur County Memorial Hospital for 18 years. She is survived by a daughter, Marlene (Frank) Keillor Jackson of Azalea, OR; four sons, Dwight Keillor of Greenwood, Karl (Cindy) Keillor of Naperville, IL, and Dwayne (Carrie Fong) Keillor and Mark Keillor, all of Greensburg; three sisters, Velma Ortman of Greensburg, Mary Ellen Ploughe of Tipton, and Bernice Hahn of North Vernon; a brother, William Picker of Greensburg; and 7 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Keillor; a son, Barry Keillor; her parents; four brothers, Arthur, Harold, Edwin, and Lester Picker; two sisters, Eula Cook and Ethel Kohlman; and a grandson, Matthew Smith. Interment was at St. Mary's Cemetery.

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KELICH, Ted
BRISTOL, INDIANA: Anthony Theodore "Ted" Kelich, 71, died November 29, 2008 at St. Vincent Mercy Hospital in Elwood. He was born June 28, 1937 in Elwood to John and Rose M. Manghelli Kelich. He worked at Ex-Cell-O Corporation (Textron) in Elwood from 1956 to 1991, and was also a farmer. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Elwood, and was a volunteer firefighter and a member of the Train Collectors Association. He enjoyed birdwatching. Survivors include two daughters, Rebecca L. (Larry) Whetsel of Elwood, and Patricia K. Smith of Elkhart; two sons, Mark A. (Phyllis) Kelich, and John W. Kelich, all of Bristol; two brothers, Jerome Kelich of Anderson, and Joseph (Rita) Kelich of Elwood; 8 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Judith Kay Grim Kelich; three sisters, Rosemary Wiles, Delores Kelich, and Mary Feldhake; three brothers, Frank, John, and James Kelich; a son-in-law, Robert Earl Smith; and a great-granddaughter. Interment was at Oakridge Cemetery in Bristol under the direction of Walley-Mills-Zimmerman Funeral Home.

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KELLER, Henrietta
MONTICELLO, INDIANA: Henrietta A. Keller, 74, died October 26, 1998. She was born June 20, 1924 to Steve and Eugenia Marolewski. She is survived by her husband, Edward Keller; two daughters, Terri Imming of Milford, OH, and Toni Keller of Washington DC; a sister, Esther Herrick of Illinois; three brothers, Fred Marolewski of Calument City, Eugene Marolewski of Dyer, and Ed Marlow of Illinois; and a grandson. Services were held at Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Church. Cremation arrangements were handled by Miller-Roscka Funeral Home.

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KENWORTHY, Rev. Truman
RICHMOND, INDIANA: Rev. Truman C. Kenworthy, 88, died January 20, 1952 at his residence. He was the retired pastor of the East Main Street Friends Church. Survivors include his wife, Anna Kenworthy; a son, Richard Kenworthy of Richmond; four daughters, Mrs. Mary Henley of Hartford City, Mrs. Helen Hodgin of Richmond, Mrs. Isabel Philpitt of Washington, DC, and Mrs. Eunice Pidgeon of Virginia Beach, VA; 16 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Services were held at the First Friends Church. Interment was at Earlham Cemetery.

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KINDER, Brother Meinrad
ST. MEINRAD, INDIANA: Brother Meinrad Kinder, O.S.B., 84, died May 26, 1988. He was born in 1905. He entered St. Meinrad Abbey in 1939, and served as the Abbey's photographer for 30 years. He is survived by a sister, Anna Shires of Sun City, AZ. Interment was at the St. Meinrad Archabbey Cemetery.

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KING, Shirley Jean
BROOKSBURG, INDIANA: Shirley Jean King died February 19, 1942. She was born November 2, 1941 to William E. King and Myrtle Ogden King. Burial was at Brooksburg Cemetery under the direction of Gans Funeral Home.

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KINNE, Marion
MISHAWAKA, INDIANA: Marion M. Kinne, 80, died February 6, 2010 at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center. She was born May 22, 1929 in Johnson City, NY to the late John and Grace Kennedy Wentzel. She attended Grace Bible Chapel. She is survived by her husband, Edwin E. Kinne; two children, John Kinne of Plymouth, and Jeannette (Charles) Norton of South Bend; 2 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Southlawn Cemetery in South Bend under the direction of Bubb Funeral Chapel.

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KLEIN, Celia
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA: Celia Cohen Klein, 70, died February 5, 2003. She was a member of Etz Chaim Sephardic Congregation and the Etz Chaim Sisterhood. She is survived by her children, Michael Klein, Barbara Hybarger, and Mark Klein; a brother, Jack Cohen; three sisters, Lee Mallah, Binnie Kaplan, and Esther Calderon; and 3 grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Robert Klein. Interment was at Etz Chaim Cemetery under the direction of Aaron-Ruben-Nelson Mortuary.

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KNIPSTEIN, Dorothy
FORT WAYNE, INDIANA: Dorothy E. Knipstein, 93, died December 8, 2010 at Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home. She was born May 12, 1917 in New Haven to Cary and Elda McIntosh. She worked for L.S. Ayres for 40 years. She attended St. Michael Lutheran Church, and was a member of the Parkview Senior Citizens. She enjoyed flower gardening. Survivors include a daughter, Cheryl (Philip) Wiehe of Fort Wayne; a brother, Russell McIntosh of New Haven; a sister-in-law, Sally McIntosh of New Haven; and 3 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lester Knipstein; her parents; two sisters; and three brothers. Services were held at St. Michael Lutheran Church. Entombment was at Concordia Cemetery Gardens under the direction of D.O. McComb and Sons Covington Knolls Funeral Home.

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KOLARIK, Genevieve
LA PORTE, INDIANA: Genevieve Victoria Bogash Kolarik, 83, died December 4, 2003. Survivors include a daughter, Carol of Munster; two sons, David of Florida, and Michael of North Carolina; 7 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Genevieve; her parents; two sisters, Stella Thompson and Helen Caesar; and a brother, John Bogash. Interment was at Calvary Cemetery.

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KRASNER, Thelma
EVANSVILLE, INDIANA: Thelma Garman Krasner, 93, died December 26, 2008. She was born November 28, 1915 in Spencer County, IN to Arville and Mayme Price Garman. She had worked as a real estate agent. She was a member of Aldersgate United Methodist Church and the First United Methodist Church of Webster Groves, MO, where she had been a member for over 40 years. She is survived by her husband, William Krasner; a son and daughter-in law, Glenn Louis and Kathleen Puder of Evansville; a sister, Ilene Hancock of Evansville; 3 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; a nephew; and 2 nieces. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Louis Philip Puder and Stephan Everett Evans; a daughter, Gayle Evans Miller; her parents; a twin sister, Marie Hogan; a half-brother, Wilber A. Garman; and a son-in-law, James L. Miller. Burial was at Oak Hill Cemetery under the direction of Boone Funeral Home.

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KREUTZJANS, Sylvester
NORTH VERNON, INDIANA: Sylvester H. Kreutzjans, 86, died June 23, 2009 at Jennings Health Care Center. He was born February 28, 1923 to the late Joseph H. and Margaret S. Gasper Kreutzjans. He was a farmer and a member of St. Anne's Catholic Church. He enjoyed softball, square dancing and playing checkers. Survivors include a sister, Marcella Magateaux of Union City; and four brothers, Aloysius (Marie), Joseph, George (Mary), and Edward (Sandra) Kreutzjans, all of North Vernon. He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Anna Walters and Mildred Kreutzjans; and a brother, Richard Kreutzjans. Services were held at St. Anne's Catholic Church. Interment was at St. Anne’s Cemetery under the direction of Sawyer-Pickett Funeral Home.

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KRODEL, Beatrice
JASPER, INDIANA: Beatrice Krodel, 91, died September 21, 2011 at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper. She was born March 11, 1920 in Dubois County to George F. and Cordelia Weisheit Hautsch. She retired from Northwood Retirement Community with 25 years of service. She attended St. Paul's Lutheran Church, and was involved with WELCA there. Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Larry and Wanda Krodel of Newburgh, and Donald and Carole Krodel of Johnsburg, IL; a daughter and son-in-law, Dorothy and Kenneth Fuhrman of Loogootee; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and a step great-granddaughter. She was preceded in death by her husband, Philmore Krodel; two sisters, Almeda Kieffner and Loretta Kieffner; a brother, Lester Hautsch; and two grandchildren, Simon Fuhrman and Shannon Fuhrman Okesson. Services were held at St. Paul's Lutheran Church. Interment was at St. Paul's Cemetery by Becher and Kluesner Funeral Home.

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KRUTSCH, Rosabel
PLYMOUTH, INDIANA: Rosabel Krutsch, 88, died September 29, 1974 at the Pilgrim Manor Nursing Home in Plymouth. She was born October 27, 1885 in Wilton Center, IL to Isaac and Mary Pero Kochel. She was club mother of the Tippecanoe Progress Club, and was a member of the Tippecanoe Community Church. Survivors include three nieces and two nephews, including Edith (Dean) Rhodes of Tippecanoe. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Krutsch; four sisters; and three brothers. Services were held at the Tippecanoe Community Church. Interment was at Parks Cemetery in Bourbon under the direction of Grossman Funeral Home.

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KRYSKI, Lila
SOUTH BEND, INDIANA: Lila R. Kryski, 86, died January 1, 2011 at the Morningside Nursing and Memory Care Center. She was born January 25, 1924 in Mishawaka. Survivors include her children, Kellie Lannoo and Wesley Brumbaugh, both of Mishawaka; and 9 grandchildren. Cremation arrangements were handled by Bubb Funeral Chapel.

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KUBAT, Zora
SOUTH BEND, INDIANA: Zora Kubat, 83, died September 6, 2008. She was born December 31, 1924 in South Bend to Nikolas Yazich and Manda Baich Yazich Kantar. She worked at Indiana Bell/Ameritech for over 20 years, and was a member of the Pioneers of America. She attended Saints Peter and Paul Serbian Orthodox Church. She was a member of the Circle of Serbian Sisters, and a former member of the Aleksa Shantich Choir. She enjoyed reading and the outdoors. Survivors include three daughters, Julie Kubat of South Bend, Dawn (David) Moffett of Mishawaka, and Mara (Jon) Vertrees of Fort Myers, FL; 7 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Milos Kubat; her parents; a sister, Julie Yazich Manzunski; and her brothers, Frederick, Louis, and Peter Yazich, and Mike Mandich. Services were held at Ss. Peter and Paul Serbian Orthodox Church. Burial was at Sacred Heart Cemetery with arrangements by Zahoran Funeral Home.

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KULEFF, Cecile
FISHERS, INDIANA: Cecile Evelyn Kuleff, 96, died September 1, 2006. She was born June 3, 1910 in Arthur, IL to John T. and Alma Bilbrey Dillon. She was a graduate of Terre Haute Business College. She and her husband owned Kuleff Bakery, and she was also a retired allotment clerk at Fort Benjamin Harrison with 22 years of service. She was a member of Lawrence United Methodist Church. She is survived by two sons, Robert L. Kuleff (Ella) of Fishers, and Daniel Eugene Kuleff (Mary Jo) of Mesa, AZ; a sister, Mary Virginia Dillon of Arthur; 7 grandchildren; and her great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Daniel T. Kuleff; and her parents. Interment was at the Arthur Cemetery with arrangements by Shirley Brothers Fishers-Castleton Chapel.

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KULESA, Walter
ANDERSON, INDIANA: Walter E. Kulesa, 78, died April 30, 2003. He was born October 27, 1924 in Turner's Falls, MA to Julian and Veronica Prohovich Kulesa. He held a bachelor's degree from M.I.T., and a master's degree from Columbia University. He came to Anderson from New York City with General Motors, from which he retired after 35 years of service. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He attended St. Mary's Catholic Church, and enjoyed golf, playing cards, and his puppy, Chien. Survivors include his wife, Nancy Jo Bailey Kulesa; two sons, Michael A. (Rhonda) Hamm, and Thomas A. Hamm (fiancee Shannon Whited); two daughters, Kenya Jo Richardson, and Candace Lehr; 8 grandchildren; and his friends, including his friends at the Anderson Country Club. He was preceded in death by his parents. Cremation arrangements were handled by Loose Funeral Home.

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LAGOS, Rebecca
COLUMBUS, INDIANA: Rebecca B. Lagos, 37, died August 4, 2005 at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. She was born November 12, 1967 in the Philippines to Dr. Diosdado B. Lagos, Sr. and Minda C. Bagas Lagos. She was a member of St. Bartholomew Catholic Church. She is survived by her parents; two brothers, Diosdado B. Lagos, Jr. of New York, and Iluminado B. (Sarah) Lagos of Australia; and 2 nephews. Services were held at St. Bartholomew Catholic Church. Inurnment was at Garland Brook Mausoleum under the direction of Barkes, Inlow and Weaver Funeral Home.

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LAHNE, Nadine
GREENWOOD, INDIANA: Nadine F. Saylor Bramlett Lahne, 87, died March 30, 2004 at Greenwood Health and Living. She was born November 11, 1916 in Madison to Earl and Florida Brooks Saylor. She worked as an office manager at Sanders Cleaners, and was also a switchboard receptionist at St. Francis Hospital Beech Grove. She was a member of Garfield Park United Church of Christ. She is survived by three daughters, Susan Ann Bramlett of Indianapolis, Jacqueline F. Ruddick of Greenwood, and Rebecca Lee Spall of Rio Rancho, NM; a stepdaughter, Judith Ann Lahne-Smith of Indianapolis; a brother, James Herring of Dillsboro; 8 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Frank C. Bramlett and William H. "Bill" Lahne. Burial was at New Crown Cemetery in Indianapolis under the direction of G.H. Herrmann Funeral Home.

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LAHR, Roy
MARKLE, INDIANA: Roy Glenn Lahr, 73, died December 4, 2006 in Markle. He was born March 24, 1933 in Huntington County to Leroy James and Hattie Ellen Broyles Lahr. He was a retired farmer. He was a former resident of Lake Placid, FL, having lived there for 15 years. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Marilyn Eckelbarger Lahr; a daughter, Cindy Hunter of Markle; a son, Larry Lahr of Fort Wayne; his sisters, Ruby Sparks, Maribelle Sparks, and Del Marshall, all of Markle, and Rose Christen, Chris Tester, and Kay Bolding, all of Huntington; a brother, Mardith Lahr of Markle; 4 grandchildren; 3 great-grandsons; and a great-great-granddaughter. He was preceded in death by a brother, Bud Lahr; and 2 grandchildren. Interment was at the Markle Cemetery under the direction of Myers Funeral Home.

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LAIN, Naomi
WESTVILLE, INDIANA: Naomi Lain, 78, died August 1, 2000 at the Michigan City Health Care Center. She was born May 5, 1922 in LaPorte to Edward and Marie Benson Krueger. She was a retired baker at Bonnie Bakery with 16 years of service. She is survived by three daughters, Connie Wheatbrook of Kingsbury, and Patricia Pergler and Judy Freeman, both of Westville; two brothers, Phillip Krueger of LaPorte, and Gordon Krueger of Mill Creek; 12 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Lain; a son, David Lain; a daughter, Bonnie McCalran; five brothers; and three sisters. Interment of ashes was at Springville Cemetery.

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LAMBERTI, Mary
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA: Mary E. Lamberti, 74, died May 13, 2007. She was born March 1, 1933 in Ellettsville, IN to William and Beulah Goldsby Hickam. She is survived by two daughters, Gina (Ken) Sharp and Marcia (J.R.) Stroub; three sisters, Shirlee Staab, Carolyn Long, and Barbara Coy; her grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter. She was preceded in death by her husband, Domenic Guido Lamberti; and her parents. Interment was at Calvary Cemetery under the direction of G.H. Herrmann Madison Avenue Funeral Home.

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LAMPKINS, James
EVANSVILLE, INDIANA: James L. "Jim" Lampkins, 76, died May 27, 2007 at his home. He was born April 14, 1931 in Spencer County, IN to Luther and Marie Lampkins. He retired from Indiana Bell, and was a U.S. Army veteran. Survivors include a son, Charles David Lampkins of San Antonio, TX; a daughter, Janet Marie Aguilar of El Paso, TX; two stepchildren, Tim Cornwell of Evansville, and Susan Morris of New Braunfels, TX; five sisters, Ann Wirthwein, Sue Frobeter, Mary Rudisill, Maxine Adams, and Freda Powers, all of Rockport; 8 grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. Interment was at Oak Grove Cemetery in Rockport by Boone Funeral Home.

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LANDERS, Howard E.
WAYNETOWN, INDIANA: Howard Edwin Landers was born and died on March 31, 1938. He was the son of Vernon and Flora Broderick Landers. He was survived by his parents; a half-brother, Jackie Miller; a grandfather, Mr. Landers; a grandmother, Bessie Broderick; and his aunts and uncles. Burial was at the Waynetown Masonic Cemetery.

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LANDES, Wilma
ROSSVILLE, INDIANA: Wilma R. Landes, 78, died February 16, 2006 at Milner Community Health Care in Rossville. She was born February 25, 1927 in Rossville to Ralph C. and Mary E. Metzger Yoder. She was a former resident of Modesto, CA, Englewood, OH and North Manchester, IN, and had been a Rossville resident since 1998. She was a member of Middle Fork Old German Baptist Brethren Church in Rossville, and the Mended Hearts in Modesto. She is survived by a daughter, Diane Bowman (Dan) of Modesto, CA; two sons, Ron Landes (Heidi) of rural Delphi, and Gerald Landes of Salida, CA; two sisters, Donnabelle Welk (Galen) of Rossville, and Norma Dutter (Gordon) of rural Rossville; a grandchild; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Landes; her parents; and a sister, Opal Frantz. Services were held at Middle Fork Old German Baptist Brethren Church. Burial was at Wood Colony Cemetery in Modesto, CA with arrangements by Bodine Funeral Home.

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LANE, Mary
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA: Mary Virginia Lane died December 3, 2007. She was born January 12, 1927. Services were held at New Beginnings Ministries. Arrangements were entrusted to Williams and Bluitt Funeral Home.

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LANG, Alfred
GREENWOOD, INDIANA: Alfred "Al" Lang, 91, died June 13, 2009 at St. Francis Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born February 8, 1918 in Friendship, IN to Albert and Edith Schill Lang. He retired from the Scheruly Distillery after 43 years of service. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, and witnessed the raising of the flag at Iwo Jima. He attended Greenwood United Methodist Church. He was a Mason and Shriner, and was a member of the VFW and the American Legion. He is survived by a son, Stephen R. (Marie) Lang of Greenwood; a granddaughter, Rebecca (Dan) Sweeney; and 4 nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Edythe M. Shuter Lang; his parents; and two brothers, Lawrence and Charles Lang. Services were held at Greenwood United Methodist Church. Burial was at Riverview Cemetery in Aurora. Arrangements were handled by Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service. Arrangements in Aurora were entrusted to Rullman Hunger Funeral Home.

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LASSITER, Howard
TELL CITY, INDIANA: Howard Lassiter, 69, died August 26, 2001. He was born December 3, 1931 in Worth County, GA to Robert Lee and Irene Hamilton Lassiter. He was a former owner of the Snappy Grill and Freezer restaurants in Tell City. He was a former member of the Tell City Fire Department, and a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He attended Berean Baptist Church. He is survived by two sisters, Annette Martin of Albany, GA and Evelyn Tienert of Tequesta, FL; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Louise Keown Lassiter; his parents; and two brothers, Herman and Henry Lee Lassiter. Interment was at Greenwood Cemetery by Huber Funeral Home.

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LEEMAN, David L.
NOBLESVILLE, INDIANA: David Leo Leeman 72, died December 23, 2007. He was born August 5, 1935 in Elwood, IN to Henry Edgar Leeman and Opal Arabella McPhearson. He was self-employed in the construction business, and also worked in remodeling, farming, and top soil. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, and played for the U.S. Army basketball team. He was a member of the General Assembly and Church of the Firstborn in Elwood since 1948, and became a bishop in 1967. He is survived by his children, Gary D. Leeman of Arcadia, Andrew B. Leeman of Strawtown, and Mary Ann McMullen, Opal E. Bartzis, and Pamela Sue Bays, all of Noblesville; five brothers; three sisters; and seven grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Gail N. Bachmann Leeman; a son, Raymond Henry Leeman; two brothers; four sisters; his stepmother, Ocie Jacobs Leeman; and four grandchildren. Burial was at Aroma Cemetery by Randall and Roberts Funeral Home.

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LEER, Ira
MIDDLEBURY, INDIANA: Ira J. Leer, 91, died December 16, 2008. He was born February 5, 1917 to Elvin and Macy Yoder Leer. He was a farmer, and formerly worked at Lambright's Hatchery. He attended First Mennonite Church. He enjoyed music and singing, and had a gift for memorizing Bible verses and poems. He is survived by his wife, Leota Leer; three stepdaughters, Margaret (Alton) Miller of Middlebury, Patricia (Earl) Eicher of Centerville, MI, and Diane (Elmer) Stealy of Goshen; a brother, Richard (Rea) Leer of Three Rivers, MI; a sister, Frances Bollman of Elkhart; 2 granddaughters; 8 great-granddaughters; 12 step-grandchildren; and 23 step great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a wife, Grayce Lambright Leer; a son, Myron J. Leer; three brothers, Clayton, Tom, and Stanley Leer; two sisters, Mabel Myers and Ruth Johnson; a great-grandchild; and a step great-grandson. Burial was at Shore Cemetery with arrangements by Miller-Stewart Funeral Home.

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LEEUW, Katherine
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA: Katherine G. Leeuw, 89, died September 24, 2010. She was born February 8, 1921 in Fort Wayne to the late Oscar Fleming, Sr. and Louise Gibson. She worked at Eckrich Meat Company. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, and a former member of St. Mark Catholic Church. She is survived by her children, Gene (Monice) Leeuw, and Judy (Peter) Jensen; 6 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Aloys W. Leeuw; a sister, Alba Leeuw; and two brothers, Oscar Fleming, Jr. and Alfred Fleming. Services were held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Interment was at Calvary Cemetery by Herrmann Madison Avenue Funeral Home.

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LEIST, David A., Sr.
OAKLAND CITY, INDIANA: David A. Leist, Sr. 65, died October 20, 2005 at Deaconess Hospital. He was born October 26, 1939 in Amanda, OH to Donald Leist, Sr. and Pauline Winn Leist. He retired from A.B Steel in Petersburg, and was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War. Survivors include his wife, Carol Sue Chesser Leist; a son, David A. Leist, Jr. of Evansville; two brothers, Donald Leist, Jr. of Washington Crossing, PA, and Gerald P. Leist of Ashville, OH; two sisters, Arlene Minshall of Newark, DE, and Marilyn Chockard of Ashville, OH; and a grandson. Arrangements were handled by Lamb-Basham Memorial Chapel.

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LETO, Frank R., Jr.
ANGOLA, INDIANA: Frank Robert Leto, Jr., 65, died March 22, 2009. He was born in Chicago on December 16, 1943 to Frank and Angelina Millazzo Leto. Survivors include two sisters and a brother-in-law, Marie Biley and Carol and Ed Norris, all of Inverness, FL; two brothers and a sister-in-law, Richard and Pam Leto of Angola, and Joseph of Inverness, FL; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents. Interment was at Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Hillside, IL with arrangements by H.E. Johnson and Sons Funeral Home.

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LEYDEN, Thomas
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA: Thomas Phelps Leyden died November 15, 2008. He was born May 12, 1936 in Springfield, MA to Edward and Faith Leyden. Survivors include three sons, Scott (Peggy) Leyden of Naperville, IL, Todd (Robin) Leyden of Indianapolis, IN, and Thomas (Amy) Leyden of Plymouth, MI; 8 grandchildren; and his former wife, Patricia Leyden. Interment was at Crown Hill Cemetery with arrangements by Crown Hill Funeral Home.

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LILLY, Ruth
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA: Ruth Allison Lilly, 81, died March 13, 1973 at her residence. She was born October 14, 1891 to Mr. and Mrs. William D. Allison. She was a philanthropist, and a member of the board of directors for Lilly Endowment, Inc. She was a founder and trustee of the Indianapolis Museum of Art, and served on the board of trustees of the Indianapolis Children's Museum. She was an avid gardener, and the recipient of a conservation award from Garden Club of America for her efforts in restoring the Connor-Prairie Farm near Noblesville. She and her husband both received the Distinguished American award from the Eisenhower Memorial Scholarship Foundation. She worked on the restoration of the historic Kemper House, and presented the finished project to the Episcopal Diocese of Indianapolis. She was an expert floral arranger, and collected silverware and watches. She enjoyed summering at Lake Wawasee. Survivors include her husband, Eli Lilly; and two sisters, Aline Allison and Frances Allison Preston. She was preceded in death by two infant sons and a daughter, Evelyn. Interment was at Crown Hill Cemetery.

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LOCHMANDY, Frank, Sr.
LA PORTE, INDIANA: Frank Lochmandy, Sr., 81, died December 19, 2004 at the La Porte Hospital. He was born January 11, 1923 in Bertrand, MI to John E. and Harriet Lochmandy. He was a retired correctional officer at the Indiana State Prison with 32 years of service, and a U.S. National Guard veteran of World War II. He was a former resident of Michigan City, and had been a La Porte area resident for 21 years. He was a former member of both St. Peter Catholic Church and Sacred Heart Catholic Church, and an honorary life member of VFW Post #1130 in La Porte. He enjoyed cooking and baking. Survivors include his wife, Barbara Plonski Lochmandy; a son, Frank, Jr. of La Porte; four daughters, Annette (Dean) Naragon of South Bend, Frances Applegate and Margaret, both of La Porte, and Tina (Bruce) Turner of Davie, FL; and a granddaughter, Danielle Turner. He was preceded in death by his parents; and five siblings. Interment with military honors was at Pine Lake Cemetery by Haverstock Funeral Home.

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LONG, Leon
PIERCETON, INDIANA: Leon E. Long, 66, died January 19, 2009 at Parkview Whitley Hospital in Columbia City. He was born November 15, 1942 in Plymouth, IN to Robert and Dessel Bach Long. He was the owner of Long Farms in Whitley County, IN, and was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. He formerly attended the University of Kentucky. He is survived by a son, Christopher L. (Molly) Long of Pierceton; two daughters, Julie L. (Dana) Hewitt and Kathleen J. (Layne) Evans; two sisters, Nellie (Herman) Conley of Tucson, AZ and Patricia (Thomas) Pulliam of Fountain Hills, AZ; two sisters-in-law, Shirley Long of Columbia City and Patsy Howard of Sebring, FL; and 5 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Sally Jo Widman Long; his parents; a brother, James A. Long; and a grandson, Samuel W. Long. Services were held at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. Interment was at Hillcrest Cemetery by DeMoney-Grimes Countryside Park Funeral Home.

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LONGACRE, Theresa
ELKHART, INDIANA: Theresa E. Longacre, 71, died August 23, 2006 in Bismarck, ND. She was born August 31, 1934 in Phippsburg, ME to Arthur and Mabel Mann Williams. She was a longtime baker at Brookdale Junior High School, and also operated a day care service. She enjoyed playing bingo, and was a member of the Osolo Township Fire Department Ladies' Auxiliary. Survivors include a daughter, Jackie Longacre of Solen, ND; a son, Dale (Pam) Longacre of Elkhart; a brother, Ralph (Judy) Williams of West Bath, ME; and a granddaughter. She was preceded in death by her husband, David E. Longacre; four brothers, Edward, Donald, Arthur, and John Williams; two sisters, Adelaide Mott and Louise Morse; and a grandson. Entombment was at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens under the direction of Billings Funeral Home.

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LONGBOTTOM, Phyllis
MICHIGAN CITY, INDIANA: Phyllis M. "Nanny" Longbottom, 96, died February 23, 2006 at her home. She was born in London, England on May 17, 1909. She is survived by a daughter, Jean (Louis) Rhoades of Michigan City; 8 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alfred Longbottom; a daughter, Brenda Jenkins; her mother, Adelaide M. Hayman; a sister, Doris Smith; and two brothers, Albert and Ernie Smith. Arrangements were handled by Carlisle Funeral Home.

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LOSHER, Walter
DENVER, INDIANA: Walter Losher, 72, died February 7, 1979 at his home. He was born February 24, 1906 in Miami County to William and Emma Jones Losher. He retired from Freeman Loader Co. in Peru, and was a member of the Denver Baptist Church. Survivors include four daughters, Shirley White, Alicia Garber, Carol Erbaught, and Marilla Gooch; a son, Richard; a brother, Otis; 12 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Goldie Benedict Losher; and a great-grandson. Interment was at Ever-Rest Memorial Park Cemetery by McCair Funeral Home.

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LUCAS, Hettie
CONNERSVILLE, INDIANA: Hettie Lucas, 62, died March 29, 2009. She was born January 20, 1947 in Fayette County, IN to Charles E. and Marjorie Tompkins Meyers. She worked at Philco Ford, and also at area nursing homes. She was a member of the Church of the Nazarene. Survivors include her husband of 44 years, Eddie Arnold Lucas; a son and daughter-in-law, Charles and Christina Lucas of Kingston, OH; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Josephine Lucas, Christina and Shaun Marcum, and Marjorie and Joseph Burris, all of Connersville; 14 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; and 2 grandsons, Jonathan Michael Mullins and Shaun Dwayne Marcum. Interment was at Dale Cemetery under the direction of Urban Winkler Funeral Home.

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LUCAS, Kenneth
BLOOMFIELD, INDIANA: Kenneth L. Lucas, 75, died December 13, 2009. He was born September 15, 1934 to Raymond T. and Mildred Allen Lucas. He was a self-employed carpenter. He was a member of Bloomfield Masonic Lodge #84 and the Bloomfield Jaycees. He attended Bloomfield First Christian Church. He is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Krista A. and Robert Lawyer of Fishers; two sons, Ricky L. Lucas of Bloomington, and James B. Lucas of Bloomfield; 3 grandchildren; a brother, James Ray Lucas of Greenwood; a sister, Betty Jo Steward of Bloomfield; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Sarah D. Sullivan Lucas; and his parents. Burial was at Walnut Grove Cemetery by Jenkins Funeral Home.

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LUDY, James
NEW ALBANY, INDIANA: James M. Ludy died December 30, 1861. He was a Civil War soldier, and served in the 36th Indiana Infantry. Burial was at New Albany National Cemetery.

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LUMMIS, Ruth
FORTVILLE, INDIANA: Ruth E. Lummis, 102, died March 19, 2009 at her home. She was born November 1, 1906 in Marion County, IN. She formerly worked at the Fortville School cafeteria and the Fortville Ice Cream Store. She attended Fortville Christian Church, and was a member of the Indiana Farm Bureau, the Order of the Eastern Star, the East Vernon Homemakers' Club, the Fortville Brotherhood and Sisterhood, the Fortville Senior Citizens, and several bridge clubs. She was a past member of the Hancock County Historical Society and the Gravel Lawn Cemetery Board. Survivors include two daughters, Shirley A. Arnett and Erline K. (Bob) Baker of Fortville; 6 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Eddie Lummis; two brothers, Glenn and Herbert Newkirk; a nephew, Phil Newkirk; and a son-in-law, Herschell Arnett. Burial was at Gravel Lawn Cemetery with arrangements by Seals Funeral Home.

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LUZAR, Alma
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA: Alma M. Luzar, 84, died January 9, 2000. She was born August 7, 1915. She is survived by a daughter, Diane L. Kelley; a sister, Clarice Decker; and 3 grandchildren. Services were held at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Entombment was at Washington Park North Cemetery by Flanner and Buchanan Washington Park North Mortuary.

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LYKINS, Velma
COLUMBUS, INDIANA: Velma Louise Scofield Hearne Lykins, 79, died September 9, 2005 at the Columbus Regional Hospital. She was born April 10, 1926 in Indianapolis to Homer and Mary Enid Selch Scofield. She formerly worked for Cummins Engine Co., as well as Columbus North and East High schools and Richards Elementary School. She was employed making military equipment at Arvin Industries during World War II. She was a charter member of Asbury United Methodist Church, and was one of the founders of Love Chapel. She held multiple offices with the United Methodist Women, and was a member of the Ecumenical Assembly and a charter member of the Women's Home Economics Club. She was a former Cub Scout leader, and volunteered for several different charities. She is survived by a daughter, Cheryl (Michael) Arford of Columbus; her sons, Brett (Kim) Hearne of Columbus, Dennis (Janet) Hearne of Shelbyville, and Brian (Jeannie) Hearne of Bloomington; a sister, Maribell Andrews of Columbus; 9 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Durward Hearne and James Lykins; her parents; and a brother, Homer Scofield, Jr. Services were held at Asbury United Methodist Church. Interment was at Garland Brook Cemetery by Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home.

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LYTIS, Marjorie
EVANSVILLE, INDIANA: Marjorie M. Lytis, 86, died October 17, 2007. She was born August 18, 1921 in Terre Haute, IN. She was a retired secretary for Southern Indiana Gas and Electric Company, and was a member of the Professional Secretaries Association. She attended St. Lucas United Church of Christ. She is survived by a cousin, Bill V. Barrett (Nell) of Owensville. She was predeceased by her husband, Tony Lytis. Interment was at Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Ziemer Funeral Home.

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