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MADISON, Betty
NEW CASTLE, INDIANA: Betty J. Madison, 78, died December 3, 2008. She was born October 20, 1930 to the late Wess and Coleen Cummings Lee. She was a former waitress and cook, and attended First Church of the Nazarene. She is survived by four sons, Rex (Claudia) Madison of New Castle, Terry (Linda) Madison of Mooreland, Glenn (Cindy) Madison of Acworth, GA, and Jeff (Esther) Madison of Indianapolis; 10 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Madison; her parents; a half-brother, John Lee; a half-sister, Maryetta Yost; and a grandson, Harrison Madison. Burial was at South Mound Cemetery with arrangements by Hinsey-Brown Funeral Service.

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MALEY, Anna
COLUMBUS, INDIANA: Anna Elizabeth Maley, 88, died in 1966 in Columbus. She was born September 6, 1878 in Ohio Township near Ogilville, IN to George and Anne Elizabeth Wagner. She was a member of the Clifford Christian Church. Survivors include five daughters, Mrs. V.B. Everton of Seymour, Mrs. Frances Yeley and Mrs. H.D. Murphy, both of Grammer, Mrs. Water W. Beeler of Chicago, and Mrs. Charles Deloss Cummins of Scottsboro, AL. She was preceded in death by her husband, who died October 3, 1950. Burial was at Garland Brook Cemetery in Columbus.

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MALRAY, Catherine
MILAN, INDIANA: Catherine Beauton Malray, 91, died October 5, 2010 in Milan. She was born September 2, 1919 in Weakley County, TN to Jess and Fronie Byars Rushing. She was a former resident of McKenzie, TN. She had worked as a bridal shop retail clerk, and was a member of Bethel Baptist Church in McKenzie, TN. She is survived by a daughter, Tracey (Dan) Egbert of Milan; 12 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Malray; a son, Tommy Malray; a daughter, Carol Bateman; her parents; three brothers; a sister; and a grandson, Jarred Egbert. Services were held at Bethel Baptist Church in McKenzie. Interment was at Mount Olivet Cemetery by McKenzie Funeral Home.

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MARTIN, Bernice
TERRE HAUTE, INDIANA: Bernice M. Martin, 84, died February 3, 2006 at Meadows Manor North. She was born August 15, 1921 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada to Frank Zettell and Margaret Copeland Zettell. She is survived by her nieces and nephews; and a close friend, Ellen Waggoner. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Martin. Services were held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses. Cremation arrangements were handled by Mattox-Wood Funeral Home.

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MATHIS, Paul L., Sr.
LACONIA, INDIANA: Paul Leon Mathis, Sr., 67, died April 15, 2011 at Robley Rex VA Medical Center in Louisville. He was born May 5, 1943 in Laconia to Harvey and Ruth Langsdon Mathis. He was a retired foundry worker at American Standard in Louisville, and was also a farmer. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He is survived by a daughter, Wanda Jean Meyer of Indianapolis; a son, Paul Leon Mathis, Jr. of Laconia; 7 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildrena; and his friend, Sharon Mathis. He was preceded in death by his parents; an infant sister; his brothers, Carl, Kenneth, Lloyd, Bill, Murl, Larry, James, and Alan Mathis; and a great-grandson, Michael Ryan Meyer. Interment was at Heidelberg Cemetery under the direction of Beanblossom-Cesar Funeral Home.

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MAVITY, Dorothy
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA: Dorothy Karen Todd Mavity, 68, died January 15, 2011 in Indianapolis. She is survived by four children, Deobolique Mavity, Norman Mosier, Jr., and Ardanella Centeno, all of Indianapolis, and Nichola Matthews of Louisiana; two brothers, Richard Swindle of Florida, and Ted Todd of Tennessee; three sisters, Sheryl Jameson of Indianapolis, Jenny Wills of Kentucky, and Tina Bayless of Texas; and 18 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Marshall Todd and Geneva Epperson Swindle; and 2 grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Jessen Funeral Home.

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MAYPRAY, Dorothy
GARY, INDIANA: Dorothy D. Maypray died December 15, 2005. She was born February 27, 1935 in Dyer, TN to the late Raymond Wynn and Lucile Nolan. She held a bachelor's degree from Lane College in Jackson, TN, and a master's degree from St. Mary's College of Notre Dame in South Bend, IN. She was a special education teacher, and retired from the Gary Community School Corp. with 39 years of service. She received several honors and awards in the field of education. She was a member of the Holy Ghost Temple, and was a former member of New Jerusalem Church of God in Christ and Trinity Church of God in Christ. Survivors include her husband, Walter Maypray; a daughter, Joy (Michael) Henderson of Gary; a sister, Erma (Fred) Whiting of Lansing, MI; a brother, Frederick (Opal Anderson) Nolan of Gary; 2 grandsons; an uncle, Jerry Phillips of San Pablo, CA; several nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Allie E. Nolan, Jr.; and a sister, Claudette Hadley. Services were held at Mission for Christ Church of God in Christ. Interment was at Evergreen Cemetery with arrangements by Guy and Allen Funeral Directors.

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MAX, Maria
ANDERSON, INDIANA: Maria Theresia Max, 80, died June 7, 2010. She was born Dietfurt, Germany on July 29, 1929 to Wolfgang and Walburga Hassfurter Wiedenhofer. She retired from Sears & Roebuck following 19 years of service, and had lived in Anderson since 1965. She attended St. Mary's Catholic Church, and volunteered at St. John's Hospice. Survivors include her husband of 57 years, Robert L. Max; a son, Gary (Margie) Max of Campbellsville, KY; a sister, Paula (Herman) Burkett of Anderson; her nieces and nephews; her great-nieces and great-nephews; and her great-great nieces and great-great nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother; and two sisters. Services were held at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Entombment was at Maplewood Cemetery by Brown-Butz-Diedring Funeral Home.

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McCAMMON, Mary
SULLIVAN, INDIANA: Mary Helen McCammon, 95, died February 5, 2006 at Miller's Merry Manor. She was born September 6, 1910 in Winslow to William Wyatt and Armelda Figg Wyatt. She attended Shaker Prairie Christian Church, and was a member of the Sullivan County Art Guild. She is survived by a son, Pat McCammon (Mary) of Sullivan; 5 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bert Leroy McCammon; a son, Michael McCammon; her parents; a sister, Ruth Wilkey; and a brother, Gerald Wyatt. Burial was at the Carlisle Odd Fellows Cemetery under the direction of Holmes Memorial Chapel.

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McCOMB, Hubert
SOUTH BEND, INDIANA: Hubert J. McComb, 85, died November 15, 1971. He was born July 12, 1886 in Indiana. He founded the McComb Ignition Corp. in 1924. He was a former resident of Fort Wayne, IN and Osprey, FL. Survivors include two daughters; two sons; two brothers; 11 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Interment was in Fort Wayne at Greenlawn Memorial Park.

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McCRACKEN, Virginia
MONTICELLO, INDIANA: Virginia Ruth McCracken, 70, died June 11, 1997. She was born June 13, 1926 to G. Manson Beaver and Etta Marie Horwell. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and the Women of the Moose. She is survived by a daughter, Joetta Fugate of Monticello; a son, Gary McCracken of Monticello; a sister, Fern Young of Monon; and 3 granddaughters. Interment was at Wolcott Cemetery under the direction of Miller-Roscka Funeral Home.

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McDOLE, Emma
VEVAY, INDIANA: Emma Lee Hankins McDole, 77, died May 8, 2009. She was born December 8, 1931 in Bennington to David Cecil and Eva Lee Davis Hankins. She enjoyed collecting frogs and birds. Survivors include three sons, Robert E., David, and Paul McDole, all of Vevay; two daughters, Linda Lou McDole of Vevay, and Debbie McFadden of Sunman; four sisters, Helen Davies of Milan, and Susie Scarber, Mable Carver, and Reba Hankins, all of Rising Sun; two brothers, Donnie Hankins and George Hankins, both of Bennington; 6 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gilbert Douglas McDole; her parents; two sisters, Rose Hankins and Freda Smith; and a brother, David Hankins. Burial was at Slawson Cemetery with arrangements by Haskell and Morrison Funeral Home.

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McELYEA, Jerry
DANVILLE, INDIANA: Jerry Patrick McElyea, 80, died May 14, 2012. He was born September 14, 1931 in Lee County, VA to Cecil and Sarah Flossie Tester McElyea. He was a retired meat cutter at Hebrew National with over 30 years of service, and had also been employed by Stark and Wetzel. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Survivors include his wife, Joyce Baker McElyea; two sons, Jerry R. McElyea (Teresa) and Rick McElyea; a sister; four brothers; 5 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two sisters and three brothers. Interment was at Danville South Cemetery under the direction of Baker Funeral Home.

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McFATRIDGE, Betty
LOGANSPORT, INDIANA: Betty P. McFatridge, 85, died May 7, 2008 at Homewood Health Campus in Lebanon. She was born February 3, 1923 in Logansport to Glen Pearson and Marie Rose Mode. She retired from RBM, and enjoyed quilting and playing the organ. She is survived by a son, Bob McFatridge (Renee) of Tampa, FL; three daughters, Sharon Allen (Rich) of Logansport, Pam Jones (Bill) of Carmel, and Linda Barr (Gary) of Crawfordsville; a sister, Mary Buttice (John) of Logansport; 12 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Wayne McFatridge; two brothers; and 3 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Ever Rest Memorial Park with arrangements by Gundrum Funeral Home.

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McKIM, Hazel
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA: Hazel H. McKim, 83, died August 25, 2007. She was born January 7, 1924 in Bloomington, IN to Rollie and Exie Runyan. She is survived by three sons, Randall (Sue) of Indianapolis, Hubert Olmstead, Jr. (Julia) of Belleview, FL, and Jack Olmstead of Tierra Verde, FL; 7 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Hubert Olmstead, Sr., and Charles McKim; and her parents. Interment was at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens under the direction of G.H. Herrmann Greenwood Funeral Home.

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McMINN, Anne
SOUTH BEND, INDIANA: Anne C. McMinn, 90, died August 16, 2007. She was born on September 4, 1916 to the late William and Stella Hosinski Piechorowski. She was a volunteer in the Gift Shop at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center. She was a member of Holy Cross Parish, and was active with the Altar Rosary Society and the Christ Child Society. She enjoyed opera and Notre Dame football. She is survived by two daughters, Barbara Csicsko of Fort Wayne, and Margaret Policastro of Chicago, IL; two sons, Paul McMinn of South Bend, and Robert McMinn of Austin, TX; 9 grandchildren; and a sister, Dorothy Hambidge of South Bend. She was preceded in death by her husband, C. Eddie McMinn. Services were held at Holy Cross Catholic Church. Burial was at Highland Cemetery under the direction of Kaniewski Funeral Home.

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McNIER, Maude
MONON, INDIANA: Maude McNier, 69, died February 11, 1959 in Bloomington, IL. She was born December 21, 1889 in Monon to William and Tryphenia Rotruck Allen. She was survived by her husband, Ben McNier; two daughters, Mrs. Nina Conner and Mrs. Lora Armstrong; a sister, Mrs. Lora Shepherd; 2 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Interment was in Bloomington at East Lawn Memorial Park with arrangements by Beck Memorial Home.

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MEADOR, Charles A., Jr.
TELL CITY, INDIANA: Charles A. Meador, Jr., 65, died May 2, 2008. He was born May 26, 1942 to the late Charles A. and Helen M. Dahill Meador. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion. He enjoyed the outdoors. He is survived by his wife, Betty Meador; two sons, Michael Meador of Tell City, and Charles W. Meador of Newburgh; a daughter, Sharon Mehling of Tell City; five brothers, John Meador of Tell City, and Timmy Meador, Bobby Meador, Billy Meador, and Mike Fink, all of Hardinsburg, KY; a sister, Cathy Wheatley of Hardinsburg, KY; and a granddaughter. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Jimmy and Tommy Meador; and a half-sister, Geraldine Roberts. Interment was at Greenwood Cemetery by Huber Funeral Home.

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MEADOR, Rory
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA: Rory Elvis Meador, 90, died January 20, 2008. He was born August 4, 1917 in Allen County, KY to John and Laddie Smith Meador. He owned Worley Cleaners for 20 years, and was also a retired auctioneer. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a member and past president of the Lions Club, and was recipient of the Melvin Jones Fellowship Award from Lions International. He attended Fleming Garden Christian Church, and was a Mason. He was a member of the Skeeter Beaters Camping Club, and enjoyed square dancing. He is survived by his children, Melva Higgins, David, Ronald and Mike Meador; 6 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Ruth Morlan Meador. Interment was at Pleasant Hill Cemetery under the direction of Conkle Funeral Home.

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MEITZLER, Caroline
KEWANNA, INDIANA: Caroline S. Meitzler, 82, died April 26, 2000 at St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center. She was born April 7, 1918 in Douglas County, IL to James and Bessie Charlotte Gaunote Morris. She was a retired accounting clerk at U.S. Steel in Gary. She is survived by a daughter, Charlotte Hartung of Kewanna; two sisters, Thelma Richards of Danville, and Sarah Gross of Shingle Springs. CA; a grandson; and a great-grandson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Meitzler; two sisters; and two brothers. Interment was at Partlow Cemetery in Armstrong, IL by Harrison-Metzger Funeral Home.

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MELLO, Margaret
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA: Margaret L. Hunt Mello, 80, died November 8, 2000. She was born January 11, 1920. She was a retired secretary for the AAA Hoosier Motor Club. She is survived by her children, Lawrence S. Mello, Sandra M. Weddle, and Margo Mello Ulrich; 9 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Stephen L. Mello. Services were held at St. Michael Catholic Church. Burial was at Washington Park North Cemetery with arrangements by Flanner and Buchanan Washington Park North Mortuary.

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MESSMAKER, Arthur
CROWN POINT, INDIANA: Arthur A. Messmaker, 83, died January 12, 2008. He was a retired maintenance mechanic for 3M, and was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Church of Christ in Merrillville. Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Dorothy Messmaker; a daughter, Sharon (Michael) Seymour of Crown Point; a son, Garrett (Theresa) Messmaker of Naples, FL; two brothers, Ray (Betty) Messmaker of South Carolina, and Ronald Messmaker of Illinois; and 2 grandsons. Interment was at Maplewood Memorial Cemetery with arrangements by Pruzin and Little Funeral Service.

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MEYER, Hans
JEFFERSONVILLE, INDIANA: Hans Juergen Meyer, 76, died September 8, 2010 at Westminster Health Care. He was born in Germany. He was a self-employed woodworker, and was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles in Jeffersonville. He is survived by his wife, Helga Boehme Meyer; four sons, Rainer (Kathy) Meyer of Salem, Eric (Jamie) Meyer of Jeffersonville, Adres (Christine) Meyer of Lafayette, and Brian (Pam) Meyer of Charlestown; 5 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Renee Meyer. Interment was at Walnut Ridge Cemetery in Jeffersonville with arrangements by Chapman Funeral Home.

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MILHOLLAND, Bess
RICHMOND, INDIANA: Bess Pritchard Milholland, 46, died March 28, 1930 at Reid Hospital. She was survived by her husband, Charles Milholland; two brothers, Vern Pritchard and Will Pritchard; and three sisters, Mrs. Harry Manlove, Mrs. Huber Kennard, and Mrs. Harley Nation. Burial was at Riverside Cemetery.

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MILLER, Douglas
PLAINFIELD, INDIANA: Douglas Miller, 55, died June 23, 2006. He was a self-employed painter, and also refinished antiques and furniture. Survivors include his wife, Jean Barnes Miller; a son, Chris Miller; three stepdaughters, Susan Price, Angela Price, and Tina Wade; a sister, Judy Salmonsen; and 7 grandchildren. Arrangements were hanled by A.R.N. Cremation Services.

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MILLER, Ella
RUSHVILLE, INDIANA: Ella Jane Miller, 90, died August 27, 2009. She was born September 12, 1918 in Rush County, IN to Ray Timothy and Dottie Mae Fry White. She attended Plum Creek Christian Church. She was a past Worthy Matron of the Order of the Eastern Star in Raleigh, and a member of the Raleigh Ladies Aid and the Rush County Senior Citizens Center. In 1984, she was named the Rush County Senior Citizen Queen. She is survived by a son, John (Sherry) Miller of Rushville; two daughters, Linda (Phil) Shanahan of Rushville, and Bette Jane Gosser of Franklin; a sister, Wilma (Robert) McMillin of Rushville; 9 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Woodrow Martin "Woody" Miller; a sister, JoAnne Hollister; a granddaughter, Karrie Gray; and a great-great granddaughter, Tobi Lynn Coon. Burial was at Zion Cemetery in Raleigh under the direction of Todd Funeral Home.

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MILLER, Noah
GOSHEN, INDIANA: Noah J. Miller, 80, died April 26, 2010. He was born August 24, 1929 to Joe B. and Lydia Troyer Miller. He was a farmer, and served as a senior bishop in the Old Order Amish Church. He is survived by his wife, Katie Miller; five daughters, Rosetta (Lloyd) Schwartz of Middlebury, Esther (Marvin) Yoder of Millersburg, Sharon (Kenneth) Stutzman of Shipshewana, Mary (Dennis) Yoder of Goshen, and Rachel (Richard) Fry of Topeka, IN; five sons, Maynard (Clara) Miller and Wayne (Karen) Miller, all of Shipshewana, and Howard (Stephanie) Miller, Larry (Merideth) Miller, and LaVern (Christy) Miller, all of Goshen; a brother, Crist (Katie) Miller of Shipshewana; three sisters, Mary Miller of Goshen, Sue Yoder of Topeka, IN, and Katie Bontrager of Shipshewana; 47 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Steven Miller; and five brothers, Roman, Ben, William, David, and Joe B. Miller, Jr. Burial was at Southeast Clinton Cemetery by Miller-Stewart Funeral Home.

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MILLER, Veta
COLUMBUS, INDIANA: Veta Miller, 56, died in December of 1953 at her residence. She was born December 21, 1896 in Bartholomew County, IN to Mr. and Mrs. Holly Talkington. She was a member of the East Columbus Church of Christ. She was survived by her father, who lived with her. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Miller, who was killed by a bull on his farm near Burnsville, IN in April of 1945. Burial was at Garland Brook Cemetery in Columbus under the direction of Hathaway Funeral Home.

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MILLS, James E.
SCOTTSBURG, INDIANA: James E. "Skip" Mills, 40, died September 6, 1984 at the Scott County Hospital. He worked at American Can Company, where he was a member of the union. He attended Austin Christian Church. He was a Scott County native. He is survived by his wife, Brenda Greer Mills; a daughter, Angie Stidham of Scottsburg; his parents, James and Ruby Mills of Austin; and a grandson. Burial was at Lexington Cemetery under the direction of Buchanan Funeral Home.

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MILLS, Lauris
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA: Lauris L. Mills, 73, died January 5, 2007. He was born May 17, 1933 in Delaware County, IN to Jessie and Grace M. Stout Mills. He was a graduate of the Indiana School for the Deaf, and retired from Eli Lilly and Co. after 42 years of service. He was a member of the Greater Indianapolis Deaf Club, and the Senior Citizens' Group. Survivors include two sons, Terry W. Mills (Maria), and Christopher L. Mills; two sisters, Mary Ellen Thompson (Richard), and Alberta Gee; two brothers, Walter W. Mills, and Paul L. Mills (Grace); and his grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lula Mae Morgan Mills; and six siblings, Charles Mills, Helen Hazelmyer, Margaret Snook, Lucille Mills, Harold Mills, and Calvin Mills. Burial was at Washington Park East Cemetery by Shirley Brothers Washington Memorial Chapel.

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MISTLER, Maurice
OSGOOD, INDIANA: Maurice V. Mistler, 85, died July 21, 2010 in Batesville, IN. He was born January 24, 1925 to Theodore and Matilda Myers Mistler. He farmed and raised livestock, and also worked opening and closing graves. He attended St. Maurice Catholic Church in Napoleon. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He is survived by his wife, Rosemary Virginia Simon Mistler; a daughter, Kathleen (Robert) Lustig of Osgood; and 2 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Cynthia Mistler; and a brother, Carl L. Mistler. Services were held at St. Maurice Catholic Church. Cremation arrangements were handled by Neal's Funeral Home.

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MOLL, Father Lawrence
OAKLAND CITY, INDIANA: Fr. Lawrence Clement Moll, 56, died June 20, 1974. He served as pastor at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church. He studied at St. Meinrad Seminary, and was ordained to the priesthood in 1943. He served at several churches before pastoring at Blessed Sacrament, and was a founding pastor of Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Evansville. He was a chaplain for the Newman Club at Oakland City College, the Evansville State Hospital, and St. Mary's Hospital, and was a member of the Priests' Senate. He was a Diocesan Consultor and archivist for the Diocese of Evansville. He was a native of Dupont, IN. He is survived by a sister, Mary Tebbee; and four brothers, Rev. Raymond Moll, Walter Moll, John Moll, and George Moll. Services were held at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church. Burial was at Magdalen Cemetery under the direction of Corn Mortuary.

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MOORE, Estella
EVANSVILLE, INDIANA: Estella Moore, 83, died May 15, 1974 at the Good Samaritan Home. She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Elvira Gumberts; a half-brother, Adam Naab; 2 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Alexander Funeral Home.

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MOORE, Thyra
DUNLAP, INDIANA: Thyra Moore, 21, died October 21, 1941 in Goshen, IN. She was born October 18, 1921 to Mr. and Mrs. Boyd Moore. Surviving family members include her parents; two sisters, Josephine and Alice; a brother, Ray; and a grandmother, Mrs. Rosie Fulmer. Services were held at the Elkhart Valley Church of the Brethren, with another service being held at her parents' home. Burial was at the Prairie Street Cemetery.

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MOORE, Violet
ALEXANDRIA, INDIANA: Violet M. Moore, 84, died November 12, 2005 at the Community Hospital in Anderson, IN. She was born November 21, 1920 in Alexandria to Eddie D. and Minnie L. Anderson. She had worked at Haynes-Stellite, and was a member of the Alexandria Church of the Nazarene. She enjoyed crocheting, bowling and baseball. She is survived by her husband, Earl Z. Moore; a daughter, Julia (Larry) Wilkey of Algood, TN: two sons, Ed (Lenora) Moore of Anderson, and Lee Moore of Fairmount; a brother, Delbert Simpson of Anderson; her grandchildren; and her great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; and a sister, Juanita Hartman. Interment was at Hawk Cemetery in Yorktown under the direction of Owens Funeral Home.

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MORFORD, Marjorie
DANVILLE, INDIANA: Marjorie Ione Morford, 88, died March 18, 2009. She was born March 15, 1921. Interment was at Springhill Cemetery under the direction of Sunset Funeral Home.

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MUIR, Mary
GRAMMER, INDIANA: Mary Ruth Muir, 78, died in October of 1981 at Miller's Merry Manor Convalescent Center in Hope, IN. She was born July 29, 1903 to Joseph and Ella Edwards Eddleman. She was a member of the Burnsville Christian Church. Survivors include two sons, Joseph L. Muir of Grammer, and James M. Muir; and a stepson, J. William Muir. She was preceded in death by her husband, Everett Muir. Burial was at Garland Brook Cemetery in Columbus under the direction of Reed and Jewell Funeral Home.

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MULLET, Ella
LaGRANGE, INDIANA: Ella Mullet, 84, died April 24, 2010. She was born September 13, 1925 to Harvey and Susanna Gingerich Schlabach. She was a member of Faithhaven Chapel. Survivors include her husband, Ervin Mullet; three daughters, Elsie (Delbert) Schrock of LaGrange, Esther (Harold) Headings of Sheffield, and Martha (Ray) Stutzman of Lakeville; three sons, Willis (Jossie) Mullet of Goshen, Paul (Marjorie) Mullet of Columbus, NC, and Myron (Angie) Mullet of Greenwood, SC; a brother, Emanuel (Mary) Schlabach of Millersburg, OH; two sisters, Mary Miller of Gamebier, OH, and Amanda (Roy) Wengerd of Millersburg, OH; 21 grandchildren; and 38 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Verna Schlabach and Mattie Troyer; her parents; and a great-grandson, Jordan Sensing. Services were held at Townline Mennonite Church. Burial was at Townline Cemetery by Miller-Stewart Funeral Home.

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MUNCY, William L.
ANDERSON, INDIANA: William L. "Billy" Muncy, 83, died June 9, 2010. He was born February 20, 1927 in Birwin, WV to Ira E. and Birdie Stasey Muncy. He retired from Anaconda Wire and Saint John's Health System Security, and had also worked at Pinkerton Security. He was a former police officer in Virginia and a veteran of the U.S. Army. He attended Madison Park Church of God, and enjoyed poetry, flying airplanes, and making miniature furniture. Survivors include his wife, Nondas Muncy; a stepson, Mike (Rhonda) Surber of Sheridan; a stepdaughter, Deborah Keesling of Anderson; a sister, Betty (Raymond) Turpen of Anderson; his nieces; his step-grandchildren and step great-grandchildren; his great-nieces and great-nephews; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Junior Muncy; and a stepson-in-law, Kenneth Keesling. Cremation arrangements were handled by Robert D. Loose Funeral Home.

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NAFZIGER, Edith
GOSHEN, INDIANA: Edith E. Nafziger, 84, died February 16, 2011 at her home. She was born January 1, 1927 in Delavan, IL to the late Fred and Ella Augsburger Swartzendruber. She was a secretary for the Physical Education Department at Goshen College for 26 years, and attended College Mennonite Church. She is survived by a son, John M. (Margo) Nafziger of Goshen; three daughters, Susan E. (Steve) Bartel of Visalia, CA, and Diana K. (John) Hershberger and Myra J. Oswald, all of Goshen; a brother, John (Kathryn) Swartzendruber of Elkhart; and 10 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, J. Marvin Nafziger; a brother, Fred Swartzendruber; and a sister, Esther Glick. Services were held at College Mennonite Church. Burial was at Elkhart Prairie Cemetery by Yoder-Culp Funeral Home.

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NATALE, Lelia G.
CLINTON, INDIANA: Lelia G. Natale, 76, died January 19, 2000. She was born December 19, 1923 to Sam and Cecile Dodson Johnson. She worked at Natale's Restaurant and the Clinton Garment Factory. She was a former member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary, and attended the Presbyterian Church. She is survived by her husband, John B. Natale; a son, John R. Natale of Clinton; two daughters, Sonja Vitaniemi of Clinton, and Marilyn Millet of Michigan City; two sisters, Esther Kinderman of Newport, and Velma Warner of Michigan City; 7 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Lawrence Johnson; and a sister, Cora May Bauge. Burial was at Walnut Grove Cemetery by Frist Funeral Home.

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NAYDER, Lois
CROWN POINT, INDIANA: Lois M. Nayder, 78, died November 5, 2006. She was a former resident of Markham, IL. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Evangelical Lutheran Church, and a former member of Markham Lutheran Church, where she taught kindergarten for 27 years. She was active with the Trinity Ladies' League, Ladies' Aide, and the Lutheran Women's Missionary League. She was a volunteer at Wittenberg Lutheran Home. Survivors include her husband of 58 years, Robert; a son, Kenneth (Barbara) Nayder of Oak Forest; two brothers, George Floersch and Robert Floersch, both of Florida; a sister-in-law, Anita Nayder; a granddaughter; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Frieda Floersch. Services were held at Trinity Lutheran Evangelical Church. Interment was at Maplewood Memorial Cemetery with arrangements by Pruzin Funeral Service.

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NINIOS, Christ
ROCHESTER, INDIANA: Christ L. Ninios, 78, died May 9, 1973 at St. Joseph's Hospital in South Bend. He was born December 25, 1894 in Kalamata, Greece to Louis and Efstatha Ninios. He came to Rochester in 1935, and worked with his cousins, Louis and Peter Ninios, at the New York Candy Kitchen and the Berghoff Cafe, which he owned. Survivors include his wife, Mary Atessis Ninios; a son, Louis of Rochester; three brothers, Haralabes, Lonidas and Panayoti Ninios, all of Greece; and a cousin, Gus Ninios of South Bend. Interment was at the IOOF Cemetery under the direction of Zimmerman Brothers Funeral Home.

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NOTTINGHAM, Harry
CROWN POINT, INDIANA: Harry J. Nottingham, 80, died February 15, 2008. He was born December 13, 1927. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Bonne Nottingham; a daughter, Leslie (Rob) Gardiner; two sons, Craig (Susan) Nottingham, and Jeff (Tiffany) Nottingham; a brother, William (Peggy) Nottingham; and 10 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a sister; and four brothers. Services were held at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church. Interment was Maplewood Cemetery under the direction of Geisen Funeral Home.

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NUFER, Amelia
BREMEN, INDIANA: Amelia Nufer, 86, died September 17, 1945. She was born January 29, 1859 to Carl and Fredericka Kelly. She was survived by three daughters, Mrs. Fred Rickert, Mrs. Viola Smith, and Mrs. Mildred Smith; a sister, Mrs. Olen Shenefield; and a granddaughter. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Nufer. Burial was at the Bremen Cemetery under the direction of Huff Funeral Home.

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NULPH, Phyllis
LAFAYETTE, INDIANA: Phyllis Nulph, 81, died July 5, 2006. She was born September 26, 1924 in Alma, MI to Albert and Eva Palmer Johnson. She held a degree in chemistry from Alma College, and was a former chemist for Gerber Foods. She attended Congress Street United Methodist Church, and enjoyed reading, traveling, sewing and knitting. She was a member of the Sew Society at her church. She is survived by her husband, Robert J. Nulph; a daughter, Nancy Gilman of Haslett, MI; and a son, Steve Nulph of Mason, MI. Arrangements were handled by Hippensteel Funeral Home.

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NYMEYER, Maurice
SCHEERERVILLE, INDIANA: Maurice W. Nymeyer, 86, died January 21, 2011. He was born August 8, 1924 to Frederick and Cornelia Nymeyer. He was a graduate of Purdue University, and retired from BP Refinery of East Chicago. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and attended Lynwood United Reformed Church. He was a stamp collector. Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Edith Tiemens Nymeyer; six children, Betty Nymeyer of Schererville, Thad (Patti) Nymeyer of Dyer, Pam Vroman of Griffith, Earl (Jeanne) Nymeyer of Crown Point, Patti (the late Keith) Schultz of Braidwood, IL, and Mark (Susan) Nymeyer of Kodiak, AK; two brothers, Case (AnnaMae) Nymeyer, and Eliot (Joyce) Nymeyer, both of Crete, IL; 15 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death a son, Frank Nymeyer; and his parents. Services were held at Lynwood United Reformed Church. Arrangements were handled by Chapel Lawn Funeral Home.

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OATIS, Catherine
MARION, INDIANA: Catherine Zike Oatis, 88, died October 9, 2005 at Marion General Hospital. She was born in Montpelier, IN to the late Fred and Jessie Wilmore Zike. She attended Marion Business College, and was a retired secretary for the superintendent of the Marion Community Schools. She was a former Mrs. Indiana, and took part in the Mrs. America Contest. She was a member of the Friends of the Marion Philharmonic Orchestra, the PEO, and the Conversation Club. She was a volunteer at Marion General Hospital, and was also a volunteer reader for the Visually Impaired. She is survived by her husband, Robert E. Oatis; three sons, Robert II (Donna) and Fritz (Linda), all of Marion, and Michael (Mary Ann) of Grand Rapids, MI; a sister, Winifred Conrads of Dayton, OH; 6 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Burial was at Grant Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service.

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ODOM, Richard A.
LOGANSPORT, INDIANA: Richard A. Odom, 95, died March 8, 2007. He was born December 24, 1911 to John and Susan Gloser Odom. He retired from Logan Ice Company, and attended the First Assembly of God Church. He enjoyed yard work and flower gardening. He is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Patricia and Robert Shipp of Logansport; 2 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren; his nieces and nephews; and his great-nieces and great-nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Vernetta D. Rardon; two sisters; and six brothers. Burial was at Spring Creek Cemetery by Gundrum Funeral Home.

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OLIPHANT, Thelma
WESTPORT, INDIANA: Thelma May Oliphant, 87, died May 18, 2012 at Hickory Creek Nursing Home in Greensburg. She was born December 26, 1924 in Greensburg to Clyde and Mary Larrison Martin. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of North Vernon, and enjoyed word search puzzles and reading the Bible. She was a Colorado resident from 1973 until 2005. She is survived by a son, Roscoe Oliphant, Jr. of Phoenix, AZ; two daughters, Yvonne Oliphant of Westport, and Barbara (Maurice "Ron") Merritt of Seymour; 14 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and 7 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roscoe Oliphant, Sr.; two daughters, Beverly Schwering and Mary Rigby; her parents; and a brother, Harry Martin. Interment was at Hebron Cemetery by Bass and Gasper Funeral Home.

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OVERTON, Patricia
SALEM, INDIANA: Patricia C. Overton, 79, died January 12, 2009. She was born July 28, 1929 to the late Leo Chastain and Harriett Attkisson Chastain. She attended the First Christian Church Of Salem, and was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, the American Legion, and the VFW Auxiliary. She is survived by a daughter, Sarah Wilson of Salem; a foster brother, Donald Chastain of Tucson, AZ; 2 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, John W. Overton. Interment was at Old Union Cemetery near Campbellsburg by Dawalt Funeral Home.

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OWENS, Virginia
FORT WAYNE, INDIANA: Virginia N. Owens, 90, died March 25, 2010. She is survived by a son, William S. Owens; her grandchildren, Amy (Mike) Welcher, and Todd and Jeremy Owens; and 5 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, William H. Owens. Arrangements were handled by Klaehn-Fahl-Melton Funeral Home.

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PALM, Alvin
TIPPECANOE, INDIANA: Alvin W. Palm, 58, died December 24, 1978 at his residence. He was born May 13, 1920 in Hoffman, IL to Otto and Anna Grate Palm. He formerly worked at Elcar Coach in Broubon, and was a World War II veteran. He had been a Tippecanoe resident for over 30 years. He was a member of the Disabled American Veterans and the American Legion. Survivors include his wife, Yolanda Kish Palm; a son, Charles, of Bloomington; a daughter, Barbara (John) Penn of Fort George G. Meade, MD; two brothers, Victor and Irvin; and a sister, Esther Pappel. Interment was at the Tippecanoe Cemetery under the direction of Grossman Funeral Home.

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PARDO, Sister Joannes
OLDENBURG, INDIANA: Sr. Joannes Pardo, O.S.F., 93, died June 12, 2010. She was a nun with the Sisters of St. Francis in Oldenburg. She was born November 30, 1916 in Richmond, IN to Andrew and Lucy Pardo. She entered the convent in 1932, and made her final vows on July 2, 1938. She served in domestic services at several convent locations prior to returning to the Motherhouse to work as Director of Food Services. Survivors include two sisters, Bridget Culbertson of Richmond, and Frances Sowards of Tucson, AZ; her nieces and nephews; and her religious community. She was preceded in death by her parents; four brothers, Angelo, Louis, Anthony, and Joseph Pardo; and a sister, Ann Marie Pardo. Services were held at the Motherhouse Chapel in Oldenburg. Burial was at the convent cemetery under the direction of Weigel Funeral Home.

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PARKER, Larry
SOUTH WHITLEY, INDIANA: Larry Webb Parker, 62, died March 4, 2010 at his home. He was born April 2, 1947 in Warsaw, IN to Francis Marion Parker, Jr. and Ruby Hossler Parker. Survivors include three daughters, Cynthia, Michelle, and Joann; two sisters, Merry Carol (Robert) Riemersma of North Manchester, and Susan (Fred) Kinch of Claypool; four brothers, Martin B. Parker of Warsaw, IN, Alden Elee Parker of South Whitley, Jon J. Parker of Marion, and Opie G. Parker of San Ysidro, CA; and two sisters-in-law, Evelyn Parker of Claypool, and Bertha Parker of Nappannee. He was preceded in death by a sister and four brothers. Interment was at Spring Creek Cemetery in Sidney by McKee Mortuary.

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PATMORE, Mabel
MOUNT VERNON, INDIANA: Mabel I. Patmore, 95, died November 12, 2009 at the Mount Vernon Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born December 9, 1913 in Crawford County, IN to Rev. M.W. and Eunice Roberson. She enjoyed square dancing and bowling. Survivors include three daughters, Dinah L. Utley of Lafayette, and Linda K. Allen and Shirley A. Rickert, both of Mount Vernon; a son, Paul M. (Patricia) Patmore of Lebanon, IN; 17 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and 6 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul P. Patmore; a daughter, Sandra Keitel; her parents; three sisters; four brothers; and 2 grandsons. Interment was at the Worthington Cemetery by Welch and Cornett Funeral Home.

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PATTISON, Sandy
GAS CITY, INDIANA: Sandy Pattison, 60, died February 1, 2005 at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. She was born July 11, 1944 in Moorehead, KY. She was self-employed in the home health care field, and formerly worked at Glass Containers in Gas City. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary Post, and enjoyed bowling, NASCAR and traveling. She had been a Gas City resident for over 30 years. She is survived by her husband, Max; her daughters, Terri (Kenny) Potter of Louisville, KY, and Denise Sheets of Anderson; her father, Stanley R. Brannon of Gas City; two sisters, Judy Ann (Frank) Sinclair of Marion, and LuLu (Gerald) Loftus of Gas City; two brothers, Raymond Poston and Russell (Tina) Poston, both of Marion; and 4 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a brother, George Poston. Arrangements were handled by Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service.

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PATTON, Paul
MERRILLVILLE, INDIANA: Paul O. Patton, 87, died January 7, 2001. He was born in Dycusburg, KY. He was a retired millwright for U.S. Steel, and farmed in Enfield, IL. He was a 50-year member and deacon of Glen Park Baptist Church, and more recently attended Eastlake Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Delilah Aud-Flannigan Patton; two sons, Paul Patton, Jr. of Hillsboro, and James C. Patton of Merrillville; a daughter, Ruby O'Brian of Crown Point; a sister, Oda Shewcraft; and his grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Nona Teer Patton; his parents, Jim and Minnie Brasher Patton; a sister, Ruth Patton; and two brothers, Clifton and Brice. Services were held at Eastlake Baptist Church. Burial was at Calumet Park Cemetery by Geisen Funeral Home.

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PAULUS, Margaret
MICHIGAN CITY, INDIANA: Margaret M. Paulus, 100, died January 27, 2007. She was born July 2, 1906 to the late Nelson and Rosa Shorey. She was a member of the VFW Ladies' Auxiliary. She is survived by a daughter-in-law, Pamela Detrich Prosser; her grandchildren, Arthur and Mark Detrich; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry Paulus; a son, Richard Detrich; a sister, Marcella Lake; and a brother, William Shorey. Interment was at Woodlawn Cemetery under the direction of Carlisle Funeral Home.

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PEARCE, Agnes
HOPE, INDIANA: Agnes F. Pearce, 89, died in February of 1976. She was born July 10, 1886 in Clifford, IN to Joseph W. and Elizabeth Boyd Thayer. She was a resident of Lake View Care Center in Hope. She retired from CP Electronics, and was a member of the United Methodist Church. There were no immediate survivors. She was preceded in death by her husband, Solomon Otis Thayer. Burial was at Flat Rock Baptist Cemetery under the direction of Hathaway-Myers Funeral Home.

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PERCIFIELD, Owen
ELIZABETHTOWN, INDIANA: Owen S. Percifield, 90, died March 31, 2006. He was born September 8, 1915 to John F. and Elizabeth C. Gunning Percifield. He was the retired owner of Percifield Radiator Shop, and was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He attended East Columbus United Methodist Church, and was a member of the Elizabethtown Masonic Lodge. He is survived by his wife, Lola Mae Richards Percifield; a daughter, Anita F. Percifield (Jacob) Skobel of Leadville, CO; a son, John R. (Peggy) Percifield of Vernon; a brother, Buck (Norma) Percifield of Columbus; 2 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a great-great grandson, Bailey Dunham. Services were held at East Columbus United Methodist Church. Burial with military honors was at Garland Brook Cemetery with arrangements by Barkes, Weaver and Glick Funeral Home.

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PETAK, Linda
ROSEDALE, INDIANA: Linda Petak, 68, died April 23, 2006 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. She was born November 13, 1937 in Clinton to Frank and Louise Harshman Petak. She retired from Terre Haute Building Maintenance, and had worked at the Clinton Eli Lilly Plant for over 15 years with a perfect attendance record. She is survived by a brother, Ron Petak of Montezuma; an aunt, Marian Petak of Clinton; her cousins; a niece; and a great-nephew. She was preceded in death by her parents. Interment was at Walnut Grove Cemetery in Clinton under the direction of Frist Funeral Home.

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PFAFF, Helena
LOGANSPORT, INDIANA: Helena M. Pfaff, 85, died April 5, 2007 at Miller's Merry Manor. She was born April 22, 1921 in Logansport to Nicholas and Naureen N. Massick Amelio. She formerly worked for the family business, Amelio's. She was a member of All Saints Catholic Church, the All Saints Ladies' Society, the Daughters of Isabella, the Italian-American Club, the Democrat Women's Club, and the VFW Auxiliary. She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Sandra and Richard Strasser of Logansport; a sister, Shirley Peter of Logansport; a daughter-in-law, Carol Pearson of Monticello; her grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert Pfaff; two sons, Bill Pfaff and Jerry Pfaff; two sisters, Mildred Wolf and Theresa Harvey; and a brother, Francis Amelio. Interment was at Mount Hope Cemetery.

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PIGG, Linda
VALPARAISO, INDIANA: Linda L. Pigg, 55, died January 17, 2004 at Porter Memorial Hospital. She was born February 11, 1948 in Kalamazoo, MI to John and Mary Harbor Brown. She was a veteran of the U.S. Army. She was a member of the American Legion, and a former member of the Eagles Lodge. She was an area resident for 14 years, having come from Portage, MI. She is survived by her husband, William E. Pigg; four daughters, Tina Snider of Rochester, Joanne (Jeffrey) Cooper of Chesterton, Lisa (Wade) McCallon of Shabance, IL, and Michelle (Matthew) Goodchild of Portage, MI; a son, Michael (Connie) Spicketts of Marcellus, MI; her parents of Portage, MI; two sisters, Susan (Curtis) Clements of Paw Paw, MI, and Sandra Brown of Manor, TX; two brothers, John Brown of Kalamazoo and David Brown of Paw Paw, MI; and 14 grandchildren. Cremation was at Heritage Crematory in Portage with arrangements by Edmonds and Evans Funeral Home.

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PING, Pearl E.
CRAWFORDSVILLE, Indiana: Pearl E. Ping, 81, died May, 15, 1985. She was born November 4, 1903 to William P. and Bertha Hunt Langford. She is survived by two sons, Thomas of Logansport and Raymond of Crawsfordville; four daughters, Mrs. Earl (Helen) Everhardt of Indianapolis, Mrs. Marvin (Thelma) Curtis of Noblesville, Mrs. Harlan (Mary ) Johnson of Rittman, OH, and Mrs. James (Bessie) Foxworthy of Anchorage, AK; a half-brother, Charles Newby of Ladoga; a sister, Edna Stonebreaker of Crawfordsville; 15 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Irodel Ping; a sister; and three brothers. Burial was at Waynetown Masonic Cemetery with arrangements by Thomas Funeral Home.

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PISHNOFF, Ethel
SOUTH BEND, INDIANA: Ethel M. Pishnoff, 92, died December 26, 2008. She was born July 30, 1916 in Nappanee, IN to Albert and Anna Rapp Hepler. She retired from Kreamo Bakery after 20 years of service. She attended Holy Family Catholic Church, and was a member of the DAV Auxiliary, the American Legion Auxiliary, and Harvest House. She enjoyed playing euchre. She is survived by two children, Doug (Cindy) Warren, and Pat (Redgy) Bellman, all of Nappanee; 4 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and a close friend, Ervin Kominkiewicz. She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Pishnoff; her parents; a sister, Mabel Monesmith; and three brothers, Oscar, Elmer and Delbert. Entombment was at Resurrection Gardens in St. Joseph Cemetery with arrangements by St. Joseph Funeral Home.

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PITMAN, Helen
MARENGO, INDIANA: Funeral services were held April 30, 2008 for Helen L. Pitman at Marengo Christian Church, where she was a member. She is survived by two sons, Donald E. Pitman (Rita), and Herman E. Pitman (Pam); 4 grandchildren; and a great-grandson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Herman C. Pitman; her parents; and a sister Dorothy Seacat. Arrangements were handled by Dillman-Green Funeral Home.

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PODELL, Lucille
WINAMAC, INDIANA: Lucille J. Podell, 89, died June 4, 2007. She was born February 7, 1918 in North Judson, IN to Lee and Josephine Golaskey Okeley. She was a former inspector at the Tee-Pak Company, and attended St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Denham, where she was a member of the St. Paul's Ladies Aid. She enjoyed gardening. She is survived by two daughters, Linda Podell Crissinger of Winamac, and Bonnie (Fred) Koopman of Overton, NV; 5 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles E. Podell; a daughter, Jacqueline Podell Watkins; her parents; three sisters, Mildred Thews, Lillian Buettner, and Irene Harrell; and four brothers, Chester Okeley, Lester Okeley, Claude Okeley, and David Okeley. Services were held at St. Paul's Lutheran Church. Burial was at the Denham Cemetery under the direction of Frain Mortuary.

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POLLEY, Marie
COLUMBUS, INDIANA: Marie Polley, 97, died June 13, 2006 at the Silver Oaks Health Campus. She was born December 31, 1908 in Bloomington to Frank E. and Carolyn Flynn Duncan. She was a retired manager of the Jefferson School cafeteria, and had worked for the Bartholomew County Schools at the Parkside Elementary School cafeteria. She was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene for over 70 years, and was a member of the Nazarene Quilting Circle and the Missions Book Society. She enjoyed cooking and canning. Survivors include a daughter, Janet S. (Robert) Hill of Columbus; three sons, Phillip A. (Janet) Polley of Elizabethtown, and Richard M. (Judy) Polley and Ron D. Polley, both of Columbus; two sisters, Phyllis Johnson of Bloomington, and Dorothy Merritt of West Palm Beach, FL; 8 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; 4 great-great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Russell Polley; five brothers, Paul Roger Duncan, Orville Edward Duncan, Gilbert Oscar Duncan, Frank Elmer Duncan and Russell Duncan; four sisters, Ersa Duncan Sciscoe, Tinza Duncan Turner Lanz, Christina Duncan Thomas, and Nancy Florence Duncan Bales; and 2 great-grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home.

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POND, Dorothea
FRANCISCO, INDIANA: Dorothea Jean Pond, 83, died November 30, 2008. She was born December 8, 1924 in Oakland City, IN to DelFount and Ruth Vierling Thompson. She and her husband owned Francisco Hardware and Lumber, and she had also worked at J.C. Penney, Hurst Clothing, and Value Dress Shop. She attended Francisco United Methodist Church, and was past president of Rebekah District #10 and the Gibson County Association of Rebekah Lodges. She is survived by a son, David (Vicki) Pond of Francisco; a daughter, Pamela Pond of Francisco; a sister, Ruth Thompson of Francisco; a sister-in-law, Jeanetta Madlung of Monticello; and 3 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, John; a daughter, Rebecca L. Pond; and her parents. Interment was at the I.O.O.F. Cemetery with arrangements by Lamb-Basham Memorial Chapel.

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PONDA, Leona
CHESTERTON, INDIANA: Leona M. Ponda, 55, died August 7, 2008 at VNA Horton Hospice Center in Valparaiso. She was born June 17, 1953 to Manuel and Lottie Szostek Ponda. She retired from Opportunity Enterprises, and was a member of the Portage Church of Christ. She enjoyed dancing and playing Uno, and was an Elvis fan. Survivors include fourteen siblings, Rose Bozan, Angelo Ponda, Bob (Gayle) Ponda, Debbie (Ben) Himes, Manuel Ponda, Dominick Ponda, Catherine "Cookie" Hennings, Betty Cleek, David Ponda, Anna (Corky) Caldwell, Angie Laing (Doug Stevens), Mickey (Judi) Ponda, Charlotte (Rick) Buckingham, and Richard (Linda) Ponda; and her nieces and nephews. Interment was at Calvary Cemetery in Portage with arrangements by White-Love Funeral Home.

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PONTZIUS, Wilma
COLUMBIA CITY, INDIANA: Wilma I. Pontzius, 95, died October 14, 2010 at The Oaks Living Center. She was born January 27, 1915 in Whitley County to Charles E. and Florence Helfrich Pontzius. She worked at Linvill Hospital and Columbia Woolen Mill, and was a U.S. Navy Hospital Corps veteran of World War II and Korea. She attended the First Baptist Church, and was a member of the American Legion and the American Legion Auxiliary. She is survived by her nieces and nephews and their families. She was preceded in death by a sister, Elizabeth Hessler; and a brother, Walter Pontzius. Interment with military honors was at Nolt Cemetery under the direction of Smith and Sons Funeral Home.

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PORTER, John
FLORENCE, INDIANA: John C. Porter, 74, died January 1, 1980 at his residence near Florence. Survivors include a daughter, Betty Rubin of Carmel; four sisters, Mrs. Nellie Scott, Mrs. Rosa Scranton, Mrs. Aldene Stewart, and Mrs. Mabel Bailey; two brothers, Albert and Raymond; 3 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Burial was at the Vevay Cemetery under the direction of Haskell and Morrison Funeral Home.

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PRESSEL, Dewey
MACY, INDIANA: Dewey Pressel, 86, died October 26, 1984. He was born June 26, 1898 in Allisonville to Albert and Kate Flanigan Pressel. He retired from New York Central Railroad with 35 years of service, and attended the Church of God. He is survived by his wife, Alma Hilton Pressel; two sons, Donald of Macy, and Paul of Indianapolis; a daughter, Laverne (Frank) Wederzak of Indianapolis; and 13 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son; a sister; and six brothers. Services were held at Colonial Hill Baptist Church in Indianapolis.

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PRIDEMORE, Charles
COLUMBUS, INDIANA: Charles Jefferson Pridemore, 75, died January 13, 1955. He was born March 28, 1879 in London, KY to Thomas Jefferson and Julia Harp Pridemore. He was a retired plumber. He was a member of the Methodist Church and a charter member of the Moose Lodge. Survivors include his wife, Rachel Elizabeth Holcomb Pridemore; three brothers, Sam Pridemore of Harriman, TN, George Pridemore of Dunedin, FL, and James Pridemore of Pompano Beach, FL; two sisters, Mrs. Rosa Johnson and Mrs. Nannie Haskew, both of Corbin, KY; 2 grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter. Burial was at Garland Brook Cemetery in Columbus under the direction of Flanigan and Reed Funeral Home.

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PULLEN, Muriel
LEXINGTON, INDIANA: Muriel J. Pullen, 71, died February 25, 2006. She was born April 22, 1934 in Jefferson County, IN to Cecil and Goldie Miller Shepherd. She retired from Grote Manufacturing in Madison, and was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary. She is survived by her daughters, Betty Hayes (Paul) of Henryville IN, and Wanda Christie (Rick), Sheila Meagher (Mike), and Patty Moore (Dave), all of Lexington, IN; her sons, Mike Pullen (Patty) of Lexington, and Bernard Pullen, Jr. (Nancy) of Charlestown; 22 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bernard Pullen, Sr.; four brothers; and her parents. Burial was at New Bethel Cemetery with arrangements by Stewart Funeral Home.

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PUTZIER Mary
EVANSVILLE, INDIANA: Mary Elizabeth Putzier, 86, died October 13, 2009 at Deaconess Hospice Care Center. She was born July 13, 1923 in Louisville, KY to Joseph and Daisy Jefferson. She had worked at General Motors, and was a USO volunteer in Louisville. Survivors include her husband of 63 years, Neil Owen Putzier of Evansville; two daughters, Karen Renner (Charles) of Evansville, and Martha Burton of Louisville, KY; 3 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by five siblings, Joseph Jefferson, Jr., Martha Hoha, Kenneth Jefferson, Lloyd Jefferson, and Edwin Jefferson; and two grandchildren, Paul Blake Burton and Benjamin Franklin Burton. Interment was at Evergreen Chapel Cemetery in Louisville, KY under the direction of Boone Funeral Home.

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RANTZ, John
COLUMBIA CITY, INDIANA: John R. Rantz, 63, died March 10, 1978 at Parkview Memorial Hospital in Fort Wayne. He was born September 8, 1914 in Roann to Orlo and Nora Dillman Rantz. He worked at the Peter Echrich plant in Fort Wayne, and attended the North Winona Church of the Brethren. He was a member of the Peter Echrich 25-year Club and the VFW. Survivors include his wife, Marian Hile Rantz; a daughter, Katherine Rantz; and a son, Peter Rantz. Interment was at the Roann IOOF Cemetery under the direction of Smith Funeral Home.

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RAY, Anna
NORTH VERNON, INDIANA: Anna Mae Ray, 84, died December 4, 2010 at her home. She was born January 20, 1926 in Commiskey to Kenneth "Abe" and Mamie Engel Layman. She was a retired bookkeeper with Union Bank and Trust Company. Survivors include two children, Tony (Bridget) Ray of Commiskey, and Danny Ray of North Vernon; her grandchildren; and her great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leroy "Bill" Ray; and her parents. Interment was at Vernon Cemetery with arrangements by Sawyer–Pickett Funeral Home.

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RAZOR, Arthur J., Jr.
NEW CASTLE, INDIANA: Arthur Jesse Razor, Jr., 92, died November 13, 2007 in Hollywood, FL. He was born February 5, 1915 in Itta Bena, MS to Arthur Jesse Razor, Sr. and Eula Ruth McLean Razor. He attended Berea College, and held a bachelor's degree in education from the University of Kentucky. He was a retired teacher and school librarian, having taught science, math and history at various Indiana schools, including New Castle Chrysler High School and the Fishers, IN School System. He was a member of the First Christian Church, Disciples of Christ. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, and served in the Civilian Conservation Corps. He was a Mason and a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Catherine Comer Razor; two sons, Comer V. (Jacqueline) Razor of Lawrenceville, GA, and Arthur N. (Clair) Razor of Dania Beach, FL; two daughters, Dr. Catherine (Christopher) Modjeski of Aptos, CA, and Edna (Ron) Spruill of Chattanooga, TN; 6 grandchildren; 4 step-grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; a great-grandchild on the way; a step great-grandchild; 7 nephews; 5 nieces; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Earl Vincent Razor of Kenosha, WI; three sisters, Mable E. White, and Lucy R. McMillen, and Ursula McCorkle; and a nephew. Interment was at Riverside Cemetery in Falmouth, KY by Woodhead Funeral Home.

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RECKER, Kenneth
NOBLESVILLE, INDIANA: Kenneth Recker, 60, died December 15, 2007. He was born October 10, 1947 in Anamosa, IA to Leo and Marie Melchert Recker. He worked in the insurance industry for 38 years, most recently with Indiana Farmers Mutual Insurance in Carmel. He attended Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church. He is survived by his wife, Candace Bisbey Recker; three sons and two daughters-in-law, Mike and Sarah Recker of Greenfield, Andy and Jenny Recker of Fort Wayne, and Brian Recker of Noblesville; a daughter, Tammy Recker of Indianapolis; his father, Leo Recker of Anamosa, IA; a brother and sister-in-law, Loras and Gloria Recker of Ryan, IA; a sister and brother-in-law, Mary and Loras Gudenkauf of Cascade, IA; and 3 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his mother, Marie Recker; and his stepmother, Levona Recker. Services were held at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church. Arrangements were handled by Whetsel Funeral Service.

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RECTOR, Rose
TERRE HAUTE, INDIANA: Rose W. Rector, 88, died July 13, 2006 at Southwood Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was born July 15, 1917 in Terre Haute to Lyman Walter Williams and Mabel Bail Williams. She was living in Staunton at the time of her passing. She was a beautician, and had also worked at Miller Parrot Baking Co., Kresege Dime Store, and The Shoe Box. She attended the Terre Haute Bible Center. Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Carol Rector of Staunton; 3 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. She was predeceased by her husband, Harold L. Rector; her parents; and a brother, Lyman Roy Williams. Burial was at Roselawn Memorial Park under the direction of Callahan and Hughes Funeral Home.

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REED, Cleo
NAPPANEE, INDIANA: Cleo B. Reed, 85, died January 7, 1970 at LuAnn Nursing Home. She was born September 8, 1884 near Bremen to Charles and Frances Annis Huff. She was a member of the United Methodist Church. She is survived by two sons, LaMar Reed and Charles E. Reed, both of Nappanee; a sister, Pearl (Darreld) George of Nappanee; a brother, Charles Huff of Bremen; 6 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. Interment was at the Bremen Cemetery under the direction of Wright-Yoder Funeral Home.

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REICHENBACH, Margaret
FORTVILLE, INDIANA: Margaret J. Shull Reichenbach, 80, died January 28, 2002 at Community Hospital East in Indianapolis. She was born July 29, 1921 in Hamilton County, IN to Henry R. and Bernice M. Beaver Shull. She was a member of Beech Grove Church of the Brethren in Pendleton. She is survived by her children, Harold (Karen) Reichenbach of Fortville, Nancy (Eric) Crawford of New Palestine, and Richard (Pam) Reichenbach and Deborah (Doug) Maxwell, all of Greenfield; 7 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas J. Reichenbach; a son, Dwight Reichenbach; two brothers; and a grandson, Jeff Reichenbach. Burial was at Gravel Lawn Cemetery under the direction of Seals Funeral Home.

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REINER, Rose Marie
SOUTH BEND, INDIANA: Rose Marie Reiner, 76, died January 6, 2008. She was born May 5, 1931 in South Bend to Frank and Mary Freitag Reiner. She retired from Bendix, and attended Corpus Christi Church. She enjoyed bowling and golf, and was formerly active with the Moose Lodge. She is survived by two sisters, Carol (Tom) Lorence of South Bend, and Patricia Ann (Michael) Salley of Edgewater, MD; 3 nieces; a nephew; a great-niece; 2 great-nephews; and a close friend, Mary Teeter of South Bend. She was preceded in death by a brother, Frank Reiner. Arrangements were handled by Zahoran Funeral Home.

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REYNOLDS, Irwin
COLUMBUS, INDIANA: Irwin Reynolds died in March of 1982 at the Bartholomew County Hospital. He was born June 25, 1905 to Irwin and Winnie Mae Stidham Reynolds. He was a member of the United Methodist Church and the Columbus Elks Lodge. Survivors include his wife, Jane Mock Reynolds; two sons from his first marriage, Larry Reynolds of Homewood, IL, and Quentin Reynolds of Santa Ana, CA; three stepsons, Douglas Mock of Mooresville, Dennis Mock of Dalton, GA, and Devin Mock of Dallas, TX; a sister, Emily Dempsey of Indianapolis; and a brother, Frank Reynolds of Columbus. He was predeceased by his first wife, Lillian Noe Reynolds. Burial was at Garland Brook Cemetery in Columbus by Hathaway-Myers Funeral Home.

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RICHMER, Louis
NEW ALBANY, INDIANA: Louis A. Richmer, 78, died April 24, 2002 at his residence. He was born June 7, 1923 to the late George and Dorothy Ringle Richmer. He was a retired inventory controller with General Auto Supplies, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, the Knights of Columbus, and the VFW. He is survived by two sons, Dale (Rick) Richmer of Clarksville, and Gary L. Richmer of Corpus Christi, TX; 7 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park with arrangements by Kraft Funeral Service.

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RICHTER, Aloysius
FORT WAYNE, INDIANA: Aloysius J. Richter, 84, died September, 21, 1979. He was born February 5, 1895 in Garrett to Mathias and Agatha Hahn Richter. He was a retired boilermaker for B&O railroad with 50 years of service. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, the Holy Name Society, and the American Legion. He is survived by his wife, Mary Orpha Teders Richter; four daughters, Mrs. Robert (Barbara) Hanna, Mrs. Ervin (Mary Ann) Patrick, Mrs. Ralph (Theresa) Hoy, and Mrs. David (Rita) Persing; two sons, Maynard and John; a brother, Nicholas; and 34 grandchildren. Services were held at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Interment with military honors was in Garrett at Calvary Cemetery.

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RINGLER, Donald
WOLCOTTVILLE, INDIANA: Donald G. Ringler, 78, died January 29, 2010 at his home. He was born April 27, 1931 in LaGrange County, IN to Francis W. "Frank" and Laura H. Sailors Ringler. He worked at Machine-Rite in LaGrange from 1966 until 1996, and was also a farmer. He attended Woodruff Grove United Methodist Church, where he served on various church committees. He is survived by his wife, Evelyn VanWagner Ringler; four sons and daughters-in-law, Steven P. and Holly Ringler of Brownsburg, Bradley S. and Sandra Ringler and Gregory A. and Marcia Ringler, all of Wolcottville, and Brent Michael and Sherry Ringler of LaBelle, FL; a daughter, Sheri Ringler of Wolcottville; a sister, Helen Busk of Reed City, MI; 8 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; six brothers, Chancey, Carl, Homer, Harold, Warren, and Paul Ringler; and five sisters, Laura Bowdish, Violet Wood, Elna Miller, Joan Rossman, and Nila Burkey. Services were held at Woodruff Grove United Methodist Church. Burial was at Greenwood Cemetery in LaGrange by Frurip-May Funeral Home.

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RIPPY, Billy J.
LINTON, INDIANA: Billy J. Rippy, 76, died March 25, 2008 in Linton. He was born December 24, 1931 in Terre Haute to Olen and Lena Huntley Rippy. He retired from Peabody Coal Company with 42 years of service, and was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Dixie Anne Booher Rippy (d. November 27, 2009); a daughter, Judy Miller (Dean) of Linton; a son, Kenny Rippy (Gail) of Linton; a sister, Mary Mendenhall of Plainfield; 3 grandchildren; 4 step-grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; 10 step great-grandchildren; three nieces; and three nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister; and a brother. Interment with military honors was at Fairview Cemetery under the direction of Welch and Cornett Funeral Home.

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ROBERTS, Estella
WASHINGTON, INDIANA: Estella Roberts, 86, died April 26, 1980. She is survived by a daughter, Noralea Fitzgerald; a son, James C. Greenfield; 14 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; and 9 great-great-grandchildren. Interment was at Pleasant Ridge Cemetery under the direction of Curtis Funeral Home.

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ROHANA, Dalel
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA: Dalel Rohana, 85, died March 28, 2007. She was born February 10, 1922 in Lebanon to the late Tony and Emily Sassine Abidaher. She came to the United States in 1956. Survivors include her children, Raymond Rohana, Dr. Marcel (Anna) Rohana, and Dr. Rudy (Odile) Rouhana; her siblings, Gloria Abidaher of Australia, and Pedro and Mohsen Abidaher of Lebanon; and 5 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Rohana; and her parents. Services were held at Christ the King Catholic Church. Interment was at Our Lady of Peace Cemetery under the direction of Leppert Mortuary.

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ROOKSTOOL, Everett
WARSAW, INDIANA: Everett E. Rookstool, 73, died January 20, 2006. He was born May 21, 1932 to Everett M. and Helen O. Hummel Rookstool. He was an auctioneer, and was co-founder of Rookstool's Pier Shop. He attended Michigan State University, and was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict. He is survived by two daughters, Holly (Michael) Bell of Franklin, TN, and Dr. Melany (Chris) Welch of Noblesville; two sons, Kerry (Deb) Rookstool of Syracuse, and Rick (Cami) Rookstool of Rochester, MI; and 9 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lillie A. Norris Rookstool; and his parents. Burial was at Syracuse Cemetery under the direction of Mishler-Eastlund Funeral Home.

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ROSSEBO, Dorothy
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA: Dorothy Jansen Rossebo, 90, died January 25, 2011 at Methodist Hospital. She was born November 29, 1920 in Indianapolis to Helen and Charles Jansen. She was an educator, realtor and interior designer, and graduated from Indiana University. She was a supporter of the Red Cross, the John Herron School of Art, the Eiteljorg Museum, the Indianapolis Opera, the Indianapolis Museum of Art, and Pi Beta Phi Sorority. Survivors include two children, Christian Rossebo and Susan Gardiner; a sister, Helen Burnett; and 4 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Lloyd Rossebo; and a brother, Howard Jansen. Interment was at Crown Hill Cemetery under the direction of Crown Hill Funeral Home.

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ROSSITER, Nancy
VALPARAISO, INDIANA: Nancy L. Rossiter, 69, died September 12, 2007. She formerly worked at Canterbury Place Nursing Home, and was a member of Bible Baptist Church in Portage. She is survived by two daughters, Pamela (Troy) Cagle of Hobart, and Patricia Rossiter of Valparaiso; a sister; four brothers; a granddaughter; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, John. Cremation arrangements were handled by Pruzin Brothers Funeral Service.

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RUCKMAN, Mabel
WHITLEY COUNTY, INDIANA: Mabel Ruckman, age 6 months, died August 7, 1902. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Ruckman. Her mother died in childbirth. Burial was at Wigent Cemetery.

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RUMLER, Eleanor
SHIRLEY, INDIANA: Eleanor M. Willis Rumler, 72, died April 11, 2008 at Hancock Regional Hospital in Greenfield. She was born April 27, 1935 in Shirley to Lester A. and Gladys V. Thompson Willis. She retired from Ford Motor Company in Indianapolis, and was a member of U.A.W. Local #1111. She attended Shirley Methodist Church. She is survived by two sons, William "Bill" (Tammy) Rumler, Jr. of Shirley, and Bart A. (Amy) Rumler of Huntington; a daughter, Beverly A. (Terry) Owens of Noblesville; her brothers, Denzil Willis of Wilkinson, Joe Willis of Markleville, David Willis of Peru, Jerome Willis of Greenfield, Jerry Willis of Huger Heights, OH, and Roy Willis of Arizona; her sisters, Ruth E. Loar and Laura E. Willis, both of Indianapolis; 11 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; and two brothers, Bob and Sam Willis. Arrangements were handled by Condo and Son Funeral Home.

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SAINE, Richard A.
RICHMOND, INDIANA: Richard Allen Saine, 73, died November 29, 2009. He was born July 26, 1936 in Richmond, IN to Vernon and Willa Saine. He was a retired accountant at Belden, and also worked at Wal-Mart. He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of the Korean War. He enjoyed fishing and walking. Survivors include three sons, Tarkus Saine of Richmond, Richard Saine, Jr. (Angie) of Nashville, TN, and Aaron Saine (Sharon) of Delaware, OH; a daughter, Garnell McGathey (James) of Richmond; his mother, Willa Saine; three sisters, Barbara Bundrant of Indianapolis, Norma Johnson (Roland) of Columbus, OH, and Nancy Amos (Larry) of Louisville, KY; a brother, Vernon Saine (Barbara) of Dayton, OH; 11 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his father; and a brother, Donnie Saine. Interment was at the Dayton National Cemetery by Community Family Funeral Home.

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SALARIS, Margaret
CARMEL, INDIANA: Margaret Lois Salaris died April 20, 2009. She was born in Connellsville, PA on March 16, 1924 to Ivan D. and Emma L. Crain. She enjoyed singing, and was active with church choirs and other choral groups, including the U.S. Steel Chorus and their "Swing Vochestra". She was a member of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, and formerly sang with the church choir. She was a volunteer with the Senior Partner Program at St. Vincent's Hospital for 14 years. Survivors include two sons, Rev. Dr. Steven C. Salaris (Sheryl), and Brian Salaris of Bozeman, MT; and a granddaughter. She was preceded in death by her husband, Chris Salaris; and a daughter, Christine. Services were held at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church. Burial was at Ridgelawn Cemetery in Gary, IN by Flanner and Buchanan Funeral Center.

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SALES, Josephine
DYER, INDIANA: Josephine Sales, 93, died June 26, 2010 at the Regency Place of Dyer. She was born October 13, 1916. She was a former resident of Goshen. There are no known surviving relatives. She is survived by her friends. Cremation arrangements were handled by Billings Funeral Home. Interment of ashes was at Little Pine Cemetery in Goshen.

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SALMAN, Mildred
WARSAW, INDIANA: Mildred Ruby Salman, 91, died April 11, 2009. She was born November 19, 1917 to Earl D. Slack and Florence Miller Slack. She is survived by a daughter, Kay Garr of Dallas, TX; a son, Ray (Diane) Salman of Tustin, CA; 4 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Maurice Clinton Salman; a sister; and two brothers. Burial was at Oakwood Cemetery with arrangements by Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home.

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SAVAGE, Wilma
WARSAW, INDIANA: Wilma J. Savage died June 13, 2008. She was born May 3, 1915 to Lawrence L. and Mary Kantor Maixner. She earned a degree as a dental hygienist from the University of Minnesota. For 29 years, she worked at the Plymouth office of Dr. Arnold Dunfee. She was a past president of the Indiana Dental Hygienist Association, and a past member of the Plymouth chapter of Business and Professional Women. She was a former member of St. Michael Church in Plymouth, and attended Sacred Heart Catholic Church, where she was involved with Bible study and the Altar Rosary Society. She enjoyed quilting. She is survived by a daughter, Deana Patterson of New Port Richey, FL; 2 granddaughters; 2 great-grandchildren; two brothers; Joe Maixner of Fort Collins, CO, and Roman Maixner of Wisconsin; two sisters, Frances Jeske of Rio Rancho, NM, and Marie Kelley of Oakland AR; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Cleo R. Savage; a daughter, Luretta "Rita" M. Sharp; a sister, Celestine Maixner; and a brother, Raymond Maixner. Services were held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Burial was at St. Michael Cemetery by Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home.

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SCHAAD, Betty
EVANSVILLE, INDIANA: Betty June Schaad, 81, died February 23, 2007. She was born March 8, 1925. She attended St. Mark's Lutheran Church, and was a member of the VFW Ladies' Auxiliary. She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, David and Jeanette Schaad of Hatfield, and Larry and Suzanne Schaad of Evansville; two daughters and sons-in-law, Mary and Robert Grayson of Evansville, and Barbara and Butch Price of Chandler; 12 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Schaad. Burial was at Park Lawn Cemetery under the direction of Ziemer Funeral Home.

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SCHAEKEL, Kathryn
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA: Kathryn Macy Schaekel, 86, died March 10, 2004. She was born October 3, 1917 in Arlington, IN. She is survived by three daughters, Judy Stuck of New Whiteland, and Marita Beaty and Verla Doughty, both of Greenfield; two sons, Darl Schaekel of Indianapolis, and Randall Schaekel of Alabama; 16 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and 5 step great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ivan C. Schaekel; a sister, Maxine Earnest; and a brother, Joe Macy. Interment was at the Arlington Cemetery under the direction of Pasco-Stillinger Funeral Home.

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SCHAFFER, John C.
BROWNSTOWN, INDIANA: John Christopher Schaffer died August 4, 1879. He was born in Germany, but had lived in the U.S. for nearly 40 years. He was survived by his wife and several grown children. Burial was at the German Lutheran Church Cemetery.

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SCHEERER, Louise
LA FONTAINE, INDIANA: Louise Scheerer, 94, died September 22, 2004 at Rolling Meadows Health Care Center. She was born September 11, 1910 in Geneva to Worley and Stella Liddy Pontius. She formerly worked at Honeywell Center Food Service, and was a member of the Wabash Presbyterian Church, the Garden Club, and the Mothers' Club. She was past president of Epsilon Sigma Alpha and the PEO Sisterhood, and was a Girl Scout leader. She is survived by a son, George (Marilyn) Scheerer of Fort Wayne; three daughters, Stella Denney of Wabash, Clare (Steve) Vrooman of Frankfort, and Janice (Neil) Davidson of Beltsville, MD; 11 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Franklin Scheerer; a daughter, Norma Jean Scheerer; and a stepsister. Interment was at Falls Cemetery by Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Home.

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SCHITTER, Esther
JASPER, INDIANA: Esther M. Schitter, 84, died October 5, 2010. She was born October 23, 1925 to Urban and Theresa Schnell Seger. She attended St. Joseph Catholic Church. She was a member of the Daughters of Isabella, St. Anne's Society, the Holy Family Sodality, the Schnellville Conservation Club, Women of the Moose, Ireland Sportsman Club, and the VFW Auxiliary. Survivors include four sons, Tim Schitter of Frisco, TX, Terry Schitter of Loogootee, and Jeff Schitter and Rick Schitter, both of Ireland; two daughters, Mrs. Gene (Beverly) Merkel and Sharon Rasche, both of Jasper; a brother, Gil Seger (Mary) of Jeffersonville; a sister, Norma Dauby of Jasper; 12 grandchildren; 4 step-grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; and 3 step great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dennis Schitter; an infant son, William Joseph Schitter; and a brother, Bob Seger. Services were held at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Entombment was at Fairview Cemetery Mausoleum with arrangements by Becher-Kluesner Funeral Home.

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SCHLACHTER, Carrie
EVANSVILLE, INDIANA: Carrie Schlachter, 92, died October 2, 1974 at Dellaren Nursing Home. She is survived by a daughter, Mildred Karcher of Evansville; a sister, Louise Kenkel; 2 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. Interment was at the Lutheran Cemetery under the direction of Alexander Funeral Home.

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SCHLAUBACH, Alice
CONNERSVILLE, INDIANA: Alice Schlaubach, 81, died November 20, 2008 at Fayette Regional Health System. She was born November 13, 1927 in Parkersburg, WV to Noah and Ora Mae Allen Braham. She was longtime employee of Empress Chili in Harrison, OH. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and the VFW Auxiliary, and enjoyed watching TV and reading. Survivors include four sons and a daughter-in-law, Larry Schlaubach of Connersville, Gale Schlaubach Jr., of Harrison, OH, David and Kathy Schlaubach of Columbus, OH, and Daryl Schlaubach of Dunedin, FL; a daughter and son-in-law, Lisa Marie and Mark Murzyn of Tampa, FL; 14 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gale I. Schlaubach, Sr.; an infant son, Lance Alan Schlaubach; twin infant daughters, Nancy Sue and Betty Lou; her parents; and a sister, Jewell Ludwig. Arrangements were handled by Urban-Winkler Funeral Home.

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SCHLOOT, William
WABASH, INDIANA: William A. Schloot, 75, died September 25, 2000 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Lafayette. He was born August 8, 1927 in Lafayettte, IN. He held a degree in mechanical engineering from Purdue University. He owned Mark's Camera and Hi-Fi Shop in Wabash for 25 years, and was a plant manager at Honeywell for 13 years. He was a member and elder of the Wabash Presbyterian Church, and was formerly a member of the Wabash Jaycees and the Wabash Rotary Club. He was a Meals on Wheels volunteer. Survivors include his wife, Harriet Peebles Early Schloot; three sons, Robert A. (Mary Jane) Schloot of Carmel, William J. (Marilyn) Schloot of Hoopeston, IL, and John R. (Rosemary) Schloot of Hallsville, MO; two stepsons, Bill (Kathleen) Early and Dan (Carol) Early, both of Wabash; two stepdaughters, Marjorie (Timothy) Burgess of Wabash, and Mary (Thomas) Peterson of Belleview, NE; 5 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Phyllis June Sutton Schloot. Interment was at Friends Cemetery under the direction of Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Home.

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SCHMITT, Sister Ruth Ann
FERDINAND, INDIANA: Sr. Ruth Ann Schitt, O.S.B., 48, died August 8, 1995. She was born January 2, 1947 to Elmer and Ruth Ann Maurer Schmitt. She entered the Sisters of St. Benedict in 1964 and made her final vows in 1971. She held a master's degree in special education from Illinois State University, and an administrative certificate from Christian Brothers University. She was program director of Madonna Day School in Memphis, TN, and taught at Christ the King School in Evansville. She is survived by her father and stepmother, Elmer and Marie Voelker Schmitt; three brothers, Larry Schmitt, Allen Schmitt, and David Schmitt; four stepbrothers, Wendel Martin, Larry Martin, Donald Martin, and Wilburn "Bud" Martin; and a stepsister, Diane Woods. Interment was at the monastery cemetery in Ferdinand.

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SCHNEPP, Wallace
ANDERSON, INDIANA: Wallace R. Schnepp, 85, died September 27, 2008. He was born November 4, 1922 in Indianapolis to Harley H. and Edith Harlow Schnepp. He was a retired Prudential Life Insurance agent, and an Army veteran of World War II. He attended Pendleton Christian Church. He was a member of the Yule Golf Club, and enjoyed camping and fishing. He is survived by five children, Robert (Susan) Schnepp of Anderson, Ron (Betty) Schnepp of Lafayette, Ginger (Bill) Mehaffey of Markleville, and Susie (Jim) Delp and Danny (Brenda) Schnepp, all of Pendleton; a sister, Margie Russie of Indianapolis; 11 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, Esther L. Bailey Schnepp; his parents; and several siblings. Arrangements were by Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service.

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SCHOCK, Glen
DELPHI, INDIANA: Glen M. Schock, 66, died April 3, 1963. He was born October 21, 1896 to Mr. and Mrs. Henry J. Schock. He was a farmer. He was survived by his wife, Leona May Allison Schock; and a sister, Mrs. John Kannard of Yeoman. Interment was at Riverview Cemetery with arrangements by Miller Funeral Home.

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SCHOOLCRAFT, Charles H.
PARAGON, INDIANA: Charles Hallie Schoolcraft, 81, died August 23, 2004 at his residence. He was born January 4, 1923 in Martinsville to Lewis and Vada Owens. He retired from Tousley and Bixler Construction in Indianapolis, and was a truck driver with Chonsey-Fletcher for 15 years. He had also worked in the timber industry. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and served in the National Guard. He was a member of the American Legion and the VFW. He enjoyed the outdoors and working in his garage. He is survived by a son, Don Phillips of Indianapolis; two daughters, Bobbie Schoolcraft and Betty White, both of Paragon; a sister, Carolyn Long; three brothers, Russell Schoolcraft, Gene Owens, and John Owens; 2 granddaughters; 2 great-granddaughters. He was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara J. Harrison Schoolcraft; a daughter, Billie Phillips; and his stepfather, Hallie Owens. Cremation arrangements were handled by Neal and Summers Funeral and Cremation Center.

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SCHREYER, Karl
LOGANSPORT, INDIANA: Karl “Bud” F. Schreyer, 84, died November 10, 2006 at Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne. He was born November 5, 1922 in Logansport to Edward E. and Kathryn Hopper Schreyer. He was a retired cattle rancher, and had also worked on oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, having served on the U.S.S. William Mulholland, and was a member of the American Legion and the VFW. He is survived by his wife, Blanche I. Babb Schreyer; three sisters, Mary E. Powell, Edna L. Zimmerman, and Dorothy May Hults (Edsel), all of Logansport; 3 nieces; 6 nephews; and his great-nieces and great-nephews. He was preceded in death by a sister, Betty White; and a brother, Charles. Interment with military honors was at Bethel Cemetery by Gundrum Funeral Home.

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SCHULTHESS, Edna
HOWE, INDIANA: Edna I. Schulthess, 66, died April 24, 1995. She is survived by her husband, Don; three daughters, Donna Jeans, Tammy Schulthess, and Linda Long; three brothers, Arthur Fike, Charles Fike, and James Fike; a sister, Beverly Thurman; 6 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Riverside Cemetery under the direction of Shoup-Carney-Frost Funeral Home.

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SCHWEAR, Lester
ZIONSVILLE, INDIANA: Lester E. Schwear, 87, died July 28, 2007. He was born June 5, 1920 to Edward and Emma Oehlman Schwear. He was a farmer and contractor, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He attended Emanuel Lutheran Church. He was a member of the Tipton F.O.P., the VFW, and the American Legion. He is survived by his wife, Naomi Meyncke Schwear; a daughter, Lou Ann Mitchell of Carmel; a sister, Sylvia Menchhofer of Atlanta; and 2 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a sister, Elvira Trietsch. Services were held at Emanuel Lutheran Church in Tipton. Interment with military honors was at Fairview Cemetery in Tipton under the direction of Young-Nichols Funeral Home.

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SECRIST, Agnes
ETNA, INDIANA: Agnes Secrist, 48, died March 6, 1902. She was born April 2, 1853. She was a longtime member of the Dunkard Church. She was the wife of William Secrist, and the couple had five children. She was preceded in death by a daughter. Burial was at Metz Cemetery.

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SELLERS, Marian
GOSHEN, INDIANA: Marian A. Sellers, 66, died September 26, 1988 at St. Joseph Medical Center in South Bend. She was born February 1, 1922 in Harrison Township to John F. and Arvilla Blosser Buzzard. She was a graduate and valedictorian of St. Joseph Hospital School of Nursing in Mishawaka, and also attended Goshen College. She was a retired industrial nurse. She attended the First Baptist Church of Elkhart, and was a member of the Goshen Business Professional Women. She is survived by her husband, Charles D. Sellers; a daughter, Cynthia (Ronald) Miller; three stepdaughters, Linda (Paul) Barna of Elkhart, and Diane (Peter) Van Donk and Rhonda (Charles) Cochran, both of Norfolk, VA; two stepsons, Daniel L. Sellers of Goshen, and Roy J. Sellers of New Paris; three sisters, Gladys Yoder of Wakarusa, and Etta (Otis) Weaver and Lela (Ordo) Yoder, both of Goshen; and 12 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by four brothers, Harold, Carl, Merl, and Wayne Buzzard. Services were held at the First Baptist Church of Elkhart. Burial was at Yellow Creek Cemetery under the direction of Rieth, Rohrer and Ehret Funeral Home.

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SERGE, Jacqueline
MISHAWAKA, INDIANA: Jacqueline J. Throne Serge, 71, died April 1, 2008 at her home. She was born May 28, 1936 to Ervin and Helen Hoke Throne. She is survived by her husband, Patrick F. Serge; five daughters, Diana (Chris) Bossman, Patty (Mario) Brioli, Marisa Chlebek, Angela Eaton, and Tina Morin; and 8 great-grandchildren. She was preceded her in death by a daughter, Karen Marie Serge; her parents; and a brother, Robert Throne. Burial was at Fairview Cemetery in Mishawaka under the direction of Bubb Funeral Chapel.

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SEVENISH, Maurice
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA: Maurice E. "Gene" Sevenish, 73, died November 30, 2004 at Spring Mill Meadows. He was born May 11, 1931 in Indianapolis to Peter and Mary Sevenish. He was a jeweler. He is survived by two daughters, Mary Ann Sevenish and Theresa (Chris) Sanders; two sons, Christopher (Regina) Sevenish and Paul (Julie) Sevenish; a sister, Helen Fisher; and 7 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by 3 infant children. Entombment was at St. Joseph Cemetery under the direction of Usher Funeral Home.

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SHAKER, Louis
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA: Louis Shaker, 86, died February 13, 2003. He owned Shaker Construction Co., and was a self-employed iron worker. He was a paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne Division during World War II, and was a member of Iron Workers' Local #22. He enjoyed horse racing and playing cards. He is survived by two sons, Mark and Craig Shaker; 2 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Shaker. Burial was at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens under the direction of Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service.

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SHAUM, Miriam
WAKARUSA, INDIANA: Miriam Shaum, 84, died January 7, 2010 at her home. She was born September 26, 1925 in Elkhart County to William H. Shaum and Susanna Witmer Shaum. She was an LPN, and worked for Goshen General Hospital, as well as for Dr. Hannah and Dr. Claussen. She was a member of Yellow Creek Wisler Mennonite Church. Survivors include two brothers, Dana (Wilma) Shaum of Goshen, and James (Esther) Shaum of Engadine, MI; a sister, Mary Alice (Lowell) Martin of Nappanee; and a sister-in-law, Grace Shaum of Goshen. She was preceded in death by a brother, Lowell Shaum. Services were held at Yellow Creek Wisler Mennonite Church. Burial was at Yellow Creek Wisler Mennonite Cemetery under the direction of Rieth-Rohrer-Ehret-Lienhart Funeral Home.

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SHAW, Carl
SCIPIO, INDIANA: Carl R. Shaw, 60, died in August of 1979 at the Columbus Hospital. He was born March 12, 1919 in Jennings County, IN to Carl F. and Emma Miller Shaw. He retired from Cummins Inc. in 1978 after 33 years of employment, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of Crossroads Community Church. Survivors include his wife, Genevieve Bowers Shaw; a daughter, Anita Norris, two sons, including James D. Shaw of Elizabethtown; a brother, James A. Shaw of Anderson; a sister, Nellie Burkman; and 3 granddaughters. Arrangements were handled by Reed and Jewell Funeral Home.

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SHAW, James A., Sr.
MEROM, INDIANA: James A. Shaw, Sr. died November 5, 1905. He was a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, and was also a Mason. He was survived by his wife and four children, James, Jr., Harry, Mary, and Mabel. Burial was at Merom Cemetery.

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SHEETS, Annie
ANDERSON, INDIANA: Annie Mae Hartwell Sheets, 84, died May 21, 2008. She was born August 2, 1923 to Howard Berl and Addie Mae Kelly Hartwell. She was a housekeeper, and was also a cook and seamstress. She is survived by two daughters, Kerrie (Charles) Forehand, and Kathy (Monti) Moore, all of Anderson; a sister, Mary Weaver of Alexandria; 5 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry Sheets; four sisters, Maybelle Swift, Lela Gaither, Editha Hartwell, and Lavona Hartwell; four brothers, Joseph, Howard, Jimmy, and David Hartwell; and her parents. Interment was at Ovid Cemetery by Rozelle Johnson Funeral Service.

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SHELLER, Edith
PLYMOUTH, INDIANA: Edith Cunningham Sheller, 75, died in May of 1953 at the Waldron Nursing Home in Walkerton. She was born May 8, 1878 in St. Joseph County. She was a Methodist and a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Georgianna Whitesell of Plymouth; a brother, Dr. S.J. Cunningham of Orem, UT; and three sisters, Mrs. Ella Ericsson of Pardeeville, WI, Mrs. Eldean Elasser of New York City, and Mrs. Cecil Ritchie of Los Angeles, CA. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Sheller. Interment was at Oak Hill Cemetery by Danielson-Van Gilder Funeral Home.

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SHELTON, Raymond
NORTH MANCHESTER, INDIANA: Raymond Milford Shelton, 57, died May 13, 1982 at the Wabash County Hospital. He was born October 18, 1924 in Missouri to Frank and Ethel Lee Shelton. He worked for the Erie Railroad Co. for 28 years, and was an Army veteran of World War II. He attended the Christian Fellowship Church, and was a member of the VFW and the American Legion. Survivors include his wife, Hazel Barton Shelton; a son, Bill Shelton of Missouri; three daughters, Linda Shelton of North Manchester, Mary (Murel) Sharp of Laketon, and Connie (Jerry) Garris of Silver Lake; two sisters, Louise Wade and Mary Parson; a brother, Lee Shelton; and 3 grandchildren. Interment was at Oaklawn Cemetery in North Manchester under the direction of DeLaughter Mortuary.

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SHONFIELD, Edith
TERRE HAUTE, INDIANA: Edith S. Shonfield, 97, died January 8, 2006 at Davis Gardens Health Care Center. She was born May 13, 1908 in West Chester to William Sweney and Margaret McPherson Sweney. She was a graduate of West Chester University. She was a schoolteacher, and taught at the Chester County School System in West Chester, PA. She attended Unity Presbyterian Church,and was a strong supporter of the YWCA and the Terre Haute Boys and Girls Club. She was a member of Alpha Omega Pi Sorority and the Daughters of the Nile. Survivors include a daughter, Carol Modesitt (Raymond) of Terre Haute; 2 granddaughters; 4 great-grandchildren; and a niece. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rudolph Shonfield; and two brothers, Maurice Sweney and George Sweney. Interment was at Roselawn Memorial Park with arrangements by Callahan and Hughes Funeral Home.

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SILLS, Walter
MONTEZUMA, INDIANA: Walter Sills, 49, died June 9, 1978. He was born June 6, 1929 to Fred B. and Dorothy Jones Sills. He was a retired Navy veteran and a member of the American Legion. He is survived by his wife, Sharon K. Harrison; four daughters, Carla, Janelle, Pamela and Tonya, all of the home; a son, Kenneth, of the home; his father of Clinton; five brothers, Robert of Dana, James of Clinton, Raymond of Pittsboro, Joseph of Lebanon, and William of Attica; and several nieces and nephews. Burial was at New Ross Cemetery under the direction of Porter Funeral Home.

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SINKEVICIUS, Henry
ANDERSON, INDIANA: Henry Thomas Sinkevicius, 59, died September 4, 2006 at his residence. He was born September 24, 1946 in Holtzminden, Germany to Felix and Julia Sinkevicius. He worked for the Department of Corrections in Pendleton at C.I.C., and was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Vietnam War. He has been an Anderson resident for over 20 years. He is survived by his wife, Georgia Beason Sinkevicius; a sister, Erika Kline of Houston, TX; 3 step-grandchildren; 2 nephews; two nieces; and his friends, including Bob McCurry and John Crago of Anderson. Interment was at Miller Cemetery in Middletown under the direction of Ballard and Sons Funeral Home.

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SISOLAK, Jennie
FORT WAYNE, INDIANA: Jennie E. Sisolak, 88, died April 7, 2008 in Fort Wayne. She was born June 26, 1919. She was a longtime resident of Waukegan, IL prior to moving to Fort Wayne in 1996. She was a member of St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Fort Wayne, and a former member of St. Anastasia Church in Waukegan. She was a volunteer at Veteran's Hospital in North Chicago for over 20 years, and while in Fort Wayne, volunteered with RSVP, St. Anne's Nursing Home, and the Sewing Guild of St. Charles Church. Survivors include three children, Marilyn Manzer of Fort Wayne, Maureen (Allen) Miller of Cincinnati, OH, and M. Dennis (Mary Ann) Sisolak of Bel Air, MD; a sister, Aldona Frear of Tucson, AZ; a brother, Kesti Gabris of Chippewa Falls, WI; 8 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Martin. Services were held at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church. Interment was at Ascension Cemetery in Libertyville, IL under the direction of D.O. McComb and Sons Maplewood Park Funeral Home.

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SKINNER, Ralph
ELIZABETHTOWN, INDIANA: Ralph Skinner, 41, died in 1961. He was born January 30, 1919 near Becks Grove to Benjamin and Sarah Moffett Skinner. He was a farmer and a member of Shiloh Baptist Church. He was survived by his wife, Marie Christman Skinner, whom he married on February 11, 1942; two sons, Larry and Kenneth Skinner; three daughters, Karen, Linda and Rhonda Skinner; his mother, of Columbus; three brothers, Howard, Woodrow and Chester Skinner, all of Elizabethtown; and five sisters, Mrs. Clark Lankey, Mrs. Gerald Barringer, Mrs. Robert Taylor, Mrs. George Gates and Mrs. Raymond Land, all of Columbus, IN. Burial was at Springer Cemetery in Elizabethtown with arrangements by Reed Funeral Home.

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SLIWINSKI, Christine
SHIPSHEWANA, INDIANA: Christine G. Sliwinski, 91, died July 4, 2006 at her home. She was born April 26, 1915 in Gary, IN to Nicholas and Mary Vojtek Gladdis. She had worked for Arthur Winers and Son Garment Company, and was a former resident of Gary. Survivors include a son, Eric Sliwinski of Crown Point; three daughters, Denise St. John of Shipshewana, Sandra Easterlin of Hobart, and Sharon O'Bannon of Tuscon, AZ; a brother, John Gladdis of Portage; a sister, Dalene Gladdis of Merrillville; 8 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Sigmund "Zeke" M. Sliwinski; a son, Mark Sliwinski; her parents; four brothers; and six sisters. Cremation arrangements were handled by Frurip-May Funeral Home.

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SMITH, Kermit
LANESVILLE, INDIANA: Kermit E. Smith, 83, died November 17, 2010 at Kentuckiana Medical Center in Clarksville. He was born February 19, 1927 in Louisville to the late John L. and Julia E. Kintner Smith. He was a retired electrical designer for Dupont in Louisville, and was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, the Louisville Steel Guitar Club, and the VFW. He is survived by his wife, Wilma J. Hussung Smith; a daughter, Brenda J. Pavey of Lanesville; two sons, Kevin Ray Smith of Lanesville, and John Kermit Smith of Georgetown; 14 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandson. He was preceded in death by a brother, Harold K. Smith. Services were held at St. John's Lutheran Church. Interment was at the church cemetery by Beanblossom-Cesar Funeral Home.

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SMITH, Mable
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA: Mable Elizabeth Smith, 95, died December 13, 2009. She was born October 14, 1914 in Hiawatha, KS to Edward and Rilda Tryon. She was a clerk at Merchants Bank and National City Bank with 42 years of service, and was a member of Westside Apostolic Church. Survivors include a daughter, Louise Winter; a brother, Edward Tryon; 3 grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; and 2 great-great-granddaughters. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles R. Smith; and a sister, Rose Bowman. Arrangements were handled by Conkle Funeral Home.

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SMITH, Modessa
INDIANAOPLIS, INDIANA: Modessa Polk Smith, 78, died November 24, 2001. She was a member of Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church. She is survived by her children, Gracie Fenton, Pearl Blakey, Edward Polk, Catherine, Modessa, Earnie Mae, Henry, Jr., Jesse Smith, Carol Lewis, and Sarah Johnson; two brothers, James E. and Othella Polk; two sisters, Idella Hall and Lillian Polk; 40 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; and 6 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Smith. Services were held at Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church. Interment was at New Crown Cemetery under the direction of Stuart Mortuary.

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SMITH, Norma Jean
KOKOMO, INDIANA: Norma Jean Smith died May 12, 2008. She was born March 2, 1929 to Milton and Iva Benge Washington. She attended Southside Apostolic Church. She is survived by her children, Kathy J. Zowd of Kokomo, Sherri R. Smith and companion Patrick Nelson of Kokomo, Denny Lee Washington and wife Linda of Kokomo, and Jackie D. Smith of Kokomo, a granddaughter; 3 great-grandchildren; an aunt, Bernice Shaw of Greentown; her nieces and nephews; and her cousins. She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald R. Smith; her parents; a sister; and three brothers. Arrangements were handled by Ellers Mortuary.

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SMITH, Sonna
CARMEL, INDIANA: Sonna L. Fahl Smith, 69, died February 17, 2010. She was born June 25, 1940 in Denver, IN to George and Rosemary Fahl. She was a graduate of Elkhart University. She was a preschool teacher at Peter Rabbit Nursery School in Indianapolis, and also a medical secretary for Cardiovascular Surgeons of Indianapolis. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Indianapolis, where she had been active in the Stephen Ministries program. She was also a longtime volunteer for the American Cancer Society and the Reach to Recovery Program. Survivors include her husband, James R. Smith; a daughter, Kathryn (Andy) O'Shaughnessy of Fort Wayne; two sons, Patrick (Nikki Barnes) Smith of Indianapolis, and Gregory (Ellen) Smith of Arlington, TX; her mother, Rosemary (Charles) Hardt of Logansport; a brother, Stanley (Carol) Fahl of Fort Wayne; and 5 grandchildren. Services were held at the First Baptist Church of Indianapolis. Interment was at Ever Rest Memorial Park in Logansport under the direction of Feeney-Hornak Keystone Mortuary.

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SOVICH, Andrew
PORTAGE, INDIANA: Andrew Sovich, 80, died January 16, 1998 at St. Mary Medical Center in Hobart. He retired from U.S. Steel, and was a member of St. Michael Byzantine Catholic Church. He was a former Merrillville resident. Survivors include his wife, Margaret Sovich; a daughter, Carol (David) Lazar of Bloomingdale, IL; a son, Thomas (Debbie) Sovich of Crown Point; four brothers, Nick Sovich of Merrillville, Michael (Geraldine) Sovich of Chesterton, George (Carolyn) Sovich of Gary, and Steve (Pauline) Sovich of Albuquerque, NM; 4 grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. Services were held at St. Michael's Byzantine Catholic Church. Interment was at Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens in Schererville by Burns Funeral Home.

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SPALDING, Sister Rose Angele
ST. MARY-OF-THE-WOODS, INDIANA: Sister Rose Angele Spalding, 92, died January 8, 2006. She was born Monica Elizabeth Spalding on January 21, 1913 in Loogootee to James Patrick Spalding and Rose Emma Hopkins Spalding. She entered the Congregation of the Sisters of Providence in 1933, made her first vows in 1936, and her final vows on August 15, 1941. She was a Sister of Providence for 72 years, and was a teacher and principal for 50 years. She worked in education and administration in schools staffed by the Sisters of Providence in Indiana, Illinois, and the District of Columbia. From 1985 to 1991, she was a clerical assistant at St. Gabriel Province Center in Indianapolis, returning to St. Mary-of-the-Woods in 1997. Services were held at the Church of the Immaculate Conception. Burial was at the Cemetery of the Sisters of Providence at St. Mary-of-the-Woods under the direction of Callahan Funeral Home.

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SPALL, Dora
ANDERSON, INDIANA: Dora May Humphrey Spall, 95, died October 22, 2004 at Bethany Pointe Health Campus in Anderson. She was born May 19, 1909 in Hamilton County to Charles and Velissa Castor Humphrey. She was a member of the Social Order of the Beauceant. Survivors include a daughter, Betty (Paul) Gronendyke of Fort Myers, FL; a son, Ron (Charline) Spall of Anderson; a brother, George Humphrey of Anderson; 8 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Farris "Bud" Spall; a son, James Orville Spall; her parents; three sisters; and two brothers. Burial was at Memorial Park Cemetery in Anderson under the direction of Robert D. Loose Funeral Home–South Chapel.

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SPEER, Edythe
ELIZABETHTOWN, INDIANA: Edythe Speer, 68, died July 29, 1956 at her residence. She was born April 3, 1888 in Bartholomew County, IN to William and Elizabeth Morrison Fulton. She was a member of the Burnsville Christian Church. Survivors include her husband, James W. Speer; two daughters, Mrs. Betty Pottorff of Elizabethtown, and Mrs. Margaret Brown of Carlos; three sons, Lloyd Speer, Robert Speer, and Eugene Speer of Columbus, IN; and a sister, Mrs. Martha Wolf of Spokane, WA. Burial was at Burnsville Cemetery under the direction of Hathaway Funeral Home.

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SPENCE, Jack
AVON, INDIANA: Jack Spence died May 19, 2012. He was born December 3, 1922 in Evans City, PA. He held a degree in mechanical engineering from Purdue University. He worked at Pullman Standard, where he was awarded several patents. He was a U.S. Army Air Corps veteran of World War II. He enjoyed Big Band music and golfing, and was a Meals on Wheels volunteer. He is survived by his wife, Virginia Spence; a son, John (Karlene) Johnson; a daughter, Janet Owens (Tim); and 3 grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Conkle Funeral Home.

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SPENCER, Versie
COMMISKEY, INDIANA: Versie Spencer, 70, died September 11, 2009 at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. She was born July 19, 1939 in Confluence, KY to Boyd and Oma Bowling Hamblin. She was a retired cook at Graham Creek Elementary School, and was a former cook at Biff's Bakery and Restaurant in Mooresville and at Kimberly Lakes in Commiskey. She is survived by her husband, James Spencer; two daughters, Paula Bush of Commiskey, and Penny Hornaday of Mooresville; a stepdaughter, Joann of Indianapolis; two sons, Charles Spencer of North Vernon, and Jimmy Spencer of Seymour; two stepsons, Ronnie Spencer of Plainfield, and Steven Spencer of Indianapolis; five sisters, Mary Maines of Mooresville, and Norma Beachman, Della Huff, Sadie Crouch, and Halie Colwell, all of Martinsville; four brothers, Lawrence Hamblin of Worthington, John Hamblin of Martinsville, Ed Hamblin of Commiskey, and Yancie Hamblin of Brooklyn, NY; 11 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Pearl and Arnold Hamblin. Arrangements were handled by Dove-Sharp and Rudicel Funeral Home.

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SPERKA, Gertrude
MERRILLVILLE, INDIANA: Gertrude A. Sperka, 92, died October 13, 2006. She was a member of Our Lady of Consolation Church, and a former member of Sacred Heart Church in Tolleston. She is survived by two sons, Edward M. (Patricia) Sperka of Merrillville, and George M. (Barbara) Sperka of Hebron; 6 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward G. Sperka. Services were held at Our Lady of Consolation Church. Interment was at Calumet Park Cemetery by Pruzin Brothers Funeral Service.

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SPIDELL, Charles
KOKOMO, INDIANA: Charles T. Spidell, 78, died April 7, 2007 at Howard Regional Health System. He was born May 1, 1928, in Bristow, OK to Edward and Winnie Robinson Spidell. He was a retired supervisor at Delco with 40 years of service, and was a World War II veteran, having served with the Army 82nd Airborne Division. He was a pilot and a skydiver, and performed exhibition jumps for various parades, fairs and festivals. Survivors include a daughter, Sandra (Clayton) Nix of Kokomo; three sons, Stephen (Kelly) Spidell of Kokomo, and Charles (Miyuki) Spidell and Michael (Pamela) Spidell, all of Indianapolis; 9 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and a close friend, Vivian Luckey. Arrangements were handled by Ellers Mortuary.

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SPLITGERBER, Josephinia
PORTAGE, INDIANA: Josephinia Splitgerber, 81, died June 29, 2004 at V.N.A. Horton Hospice in Valparaiso. She was born in London, England on June 20, 1923. She is survived by her husband, Morley Splitgerber; three children, Yolanda Rose Thompson of Hobart, and Raymond (Diane) Thompson and Phillip Thompson, all of Portage; a brother, Louis (Jackie) Antoniana of Wales; 7 grandchildren; and her great-grandchildren. Cremation arrangements were handled by Edmonds and Evans Funeral Home.

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SPOOR, Lurena
MORRISTOWN, INDIANA: Lurena B. Spoor, 86, died December 3, 2003 at Morristown Manor. Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Arthur W. and Judy Spoor of Fairland; a brother, Chester Welch of Brandon, FL; two sisters, Chloe Smith of Benton Harbor, MI, and Blanche Russell of Adams, NY; 3 grandchildren; 4 step-grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and 5 step great-grandchildren. Interment was at Round Lake Cemetery in Knox under the direction of Glenn E. George and Son Funeral Home.

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SQUIRES, Viola
PLAINFIELD, INDIANA: Viola A. "Tudi" Squires, 88, died May 15, 2012. She was born June 11, 1923 in St. Louis, MO to Andrew and Viola Coyle. She attended Washington University and Butler University. She was a charter member of St. Susanna Parish and the St. Susanna Women's Club. Survivors include her children, Jill M. Jackson (David), Edward C. Squires, and Julie A. Squires; and 2 grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Edward C. Squires. Services were held at St. Susanna Catholic Church. Interment was at Calvary Catholic Cemetery under the direction of Hall-Baker Funeral Home.

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STALEY, John W.
ELKHART, INDIANA: John W. Staley, 62, died March 15, 2007 at the Elkhart Rehabilitation Center. He was born January 21, 1945 in Flint, MI to Alexander and Frances Mary Talbot Staley. He worked in the dietary department at Greencroft Inc., and had also worked at the Elkhart Foundry with 30 years of service. There were no known surviving family members. Interment of ashes was at Little Pine Cemetery in Goshen under the direction of Billings Funeral Home.

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STALKER, Wanda
BEDFORD, INDIANA: Wanda K. Stalker, 72, died Sepember 24, 2010 at Bedford Regional Medical Center. She was born December 22, 1937 in Lawrence County to Ralph and Catherine Dalton Head. She was a graduate of the nursing program at Kentucky Baptist Hospital, and worked as a registered nurse at Dunn Hospital. She was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene in Bedford, and was a Red Cross volunteer. She is survived by two sons, Edward Stalker (Pam), and Harold Stalker, all of Bedford; 7 grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Dorothy Adams (Ronnie) of Orlando, FL; three brothers-in-law, Donald Stalker (Patty), Robert Stalker (Bonnie), and William Stalker (Caroline), all of Bedford; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dale F. Stalker; and David and Mae Butler, who raised her. Services were held at the First Church of the Nazarene. Interment was at Beech Grove Cemetery by Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home.

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STANLEY, Ethel
LEBANON, INDIANA: Ethel F. Geisler Stanley died May 23, 2012 in Lebanon. She was born August 5, 1920 in Maysville, KY to the late Leslie and Hattie Wilson Ruggles. She and her late husband owned Geisler Implements, and also farmed. She was a former longtime employee of Crawley's Vogue Shop in Danville. Survivors include a son, Don (Kay) Geisler of Lebanon; five sisters, Vera (Dale) Timm, Joy Meyer, Patricia (David) Tolley, Kate (Don) Apple of Monticello, and Maureen (Bob) Brown of North Dakota; 5 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by three husbands, Glen Geisler, Sr., Lester Hughes, and Ernie Stanley; two sons, Glen Geisler, Jr. and Jerry Geisler; her parents; two brothers, Clarence Benjamin and Herrick Benjamin; six sisters, Anna Mitton, Clarice Giles, Jessie Klopftsein, Mary Benjamin, Ina Grounds, and her twin sister, Edna Martin; and two grandchildren. Burial was at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lebanon under the direction of Strawmyer-Drury Mortuary.

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STARK, Helen
AUBURN, INDIANA: Helen Kathryn Stark, 86, died February 7, 2011. She was born December 4, 1924 in Albion to Archie and Berniece Neufer Bortner. She was a beauty operator, and attended the First Christian Church, Disciples of Christ. She was a 50-year member of the Order of the Eastern Star, and the Charm and Chatter Home Economics Club. Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Becky A. and Allen R. Wilmes of Auburn; and a granddaughter and her husband, Katrina and Christopher Koehler of Auburn. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Stark; her parents; two brothers, Howard Bortner and Max Bortner; and a grandson, Mark Allen Wilmes. Burial was at Woodlawn Cemetery with arrangements by Feller and Clark Funeral Home.

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STARKER, Faye
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA: Faye DeAnn Starker, 47, died May 27, 2009 at Community Hospital East in Indianapolis. She was born March 13, 1962 in Shelbyville to Joy Hill Weddle. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. She had lived in Indianapolis for 15 years, and was a former resident of Fairland. She is survived by her husband, David Starker; four sons, Brandon Spurlin of Fort Hood, TX, and Kurt Spurlin, Shaun Weddle, and David Spurlin, all of Indianapolis; a stepson, Michael Starker of Indianapolis; her mother of Shelbyville; a sister, Michelle Walker of Fort Lauderdale, FL; 10 grandchildren; two nieces; two great-nieces; and a great-nephew. Cremation arrangements were handled by Glenn E. George and Son Funeral Home.

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STEVENS, Bertha
COLUMBUS, INDIANA: Bertha Texas Pridemore Plummer Stevens, 81, died December 21, 1979 at the Bartholomew County Hospital. She was born November 26, 1899 in Berea, KY to Charles Jefferson and Rachel Elizabeth Holcomb Pridemore. She was a retired music teacher. She was a member of the East Columbus United Methodist Church and the Moose Lodge Auxilliary. Suvivors include a son, Jeff Plummer; a daughter, June Evelyn Wagner of Elizabethtown; a granddaughter; and 3 great-grandchildren. Burial was at Garland Brook Cemetery in Columbus under the direction of Reed and Jewell Funeral Home.

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STINES, Helen
DANA, INDIANA: Helen Stines, 82, died June 21, 1978. She was born January 6, 1896. She is survived by a daughter, Jean Ann Stines. She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl Stines. Services were held at Overpeck Funeral Home. Burial was at Bono Cemetery.

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STOOKEY, Mary
GOSHEN, INDIANA: Mary M. Stookey, 86, died August 23, 1991 at Greencroft Nursing Center in Goshen. She was born April 5, 1905. She attended the First United Methodist Church, and was a member of the Chautauqua Club and the Order of the Eastern Star. She is survived by a daughter, Joanne (John) Hoglund of Ocean Pines, MD; 7 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Glen L. Stookey; and a daughter. Burial was at Leesburg Cemetery under the direction of Blocker-Harris Funeral Home.

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STREET, Gaylord
HYMERA, INDIANA: Gaylord Eugene Street, 61, died August 23, 2003 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. He was born November 16, 1941 in Hymera to Harold and Fonda Moss Street. He was a retired district manager at Charles Todd Corp. with 31 years of service. He is survived by four sons and their spouses, Troy and Bambi Street of Hymera, John and Tammy Street of Jasonville, and Shane Street and Shawn Street, both of Terre Haute; two brothers, Rick Street of Graysville, and Jack Street, Sr. of Hymera; a sister, Kathy Vire of Farmersburg; 5 grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and a companion, Dorothy Skidmore of Hymera. He was preceded in death by a son, Eric Street; his parents; a brother, Harold Street, Jr.; and a sister, Phyllis Crist. Interment was at Friendly Grove Cemetery near Lewis under the direction of McClanahan-Lee Funeral Home.

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STRUTZ, Richard R.
JEFFERSONVILLE, INDIANA: Richard Rudolph Strutz, 79, died December 8, 2010 at the University of Louisville Hospital. He was born May 5, 1931 in Pierre, SD. He was a retired salesman for the Peter Paul Company, and a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He was a member of VFW Post #1832 in Jeffersonville. Survivors include a daughter, Teri Nelson of Jeffersonville; a son, Steven Strutz of Jeffersonville; and a grandson. Interment was at Walnut Ridge Cemetery in Jeffersonville under the direction of Chapman Funeral Home.

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STUCKEY, Hubert
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA: Hubert G. "Bud" Stuckey, 83, died November 11, 2010. He was born July 21, 1927 in Indianapolis to Fred and Agnes Brewer Stuckey. He attended high school and college at Saint Meinrad Seminary, and completed an education degree at Marian University. He also held a master's degree in education from Ball State University. He was a teacher at Sacred Heart High School and the Indiana Boys' School, and was a U.S. Army veteran. He was a member of St. Pius X Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus. He was a volunteer at St. Vincent Hospital for 20 years. Survivors include a son, Bernie (Terry Prentkowski) Stuckey; his daughters, Diane Eastman, Peggy (Kevin) Neese, Cindy (Jeff) Dornick, and Laura McGrady; three sisters, Rita (Pete) Mariani, Norma Stuckey, and Margie Renie; a brother, Tom (Kathy) Stuckey; 9 grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter. He was preceded in death by his wife of 44 years, Carol Ann Stuckey; a sister, Mary King; and a brother, Robert Stuckey. Services were held at St. Pius X Catholic Church. Entombment was at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens under the direction of Feeney-Hornak Keystone Mortuary.

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STUTZMAN, Edwin
ETNA GREEN, INDIANA: Edwin D. Stutzman, 66, died December 3, 2010 at the Kosciusko Community Hospital. He was born March 2, 1944 in Kosciusko County to Daniel Stutzman, Jr. and Annie Stutzman. He was a retired factory worker and a member of the Old Order Amish Church. He is survived by his wife, Laura Mae Helmuth Stutzman; a daughter, Lorraine (Merlin) Lambright of Syracuse; a son, Aaron (Sylvia) Stutzman of Etna Green; seven sisters, Martha Snyder of Goshen, Sue (Harvey) Kauffman of New Paris, Rosie (Vernon) Miller of Nappanee, Ruby Chupp and Velma (Eli) Borkholder, all of Bremen, and Treva (Harley) Bontrager and Laura Stutzman, all of Shipshewana, four brothers, Eldon (Lydia Mae) Stutzman of Etna Green, Eli (Kathy) Stutzman of Bremen, Robert (Loretta) Stutzman of Nappanee, and Alvin Stutzman of Iowa; a brother-in-law, Emanuel Mast of Nappanee; a sister-in-law, Ruby Stutzman of Nappanee; and 3 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Lydia Mae Mast; two brothers, Floyd and Vernon Stutzman; and a brother-in-law, Delbert Chupp. Burial was at Graber Cemetery.

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SUTHERLAND, Renee
SPEEDWAY, INDIANA: Renee Sutherland, 69, died December 25, 1978 at the Methodist Hospital in Speedway. She was born January 17, 1909 to Surphus and Cora Bruce Milliser. She was a member of Bethesda Methodist Church in Brownsburg. She is survived by a son, William Warren, Sr. of Indianapolis; her mother; a sister, Violet Von Atla; two brother, Dale an Herschel; 4 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Low Floral Park Cemetery with arrangements by Conkle Funeral Home.

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SUTTON, Amos
KENDALLVILLE, INDIANA: Amos Sutton, 82, died January 6, 2009 at Parkview Noble Hospital in Kendallville. He was born August 13, 1926 in Hindman, KY to Jake and Mary Slone Sutton. He was a retired supervisor at Newman Foundry with 35 years of service, and was a member of Community Baptist Church in Wolcottville. He enjoyed gardening, yard work and hunting. He is survived by his wife, Gracie Gibson Sutton of Kendallville; a daughter, Patty and Richard Beckley of LaGrange; two sons, Randy and Jewell Sutton of Auburn, and Danny Sutton and Dana Slone of Wolcottville; 13 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; and 13 siblings. Services were held at Community Baptist Church. Interment was at South Milford Cemetery under the direction of Hite Funeral Home.

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SUTTON, Melvin
SALEM, INDIANA: Melvin W. Sutton, 75, died November 3, 2008. He was born March 13, 1933 to Eden James Sutton and Ella Bush Sutton. He was the owner of Sutton's Lawnmower Shop for 38 years, and also retired from Smith Cabinet after 43 years. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He is survived by a daughter, Donna Sutton of Salem; three sisters, Mildred Buchanan of Salem, Ruth Falton of New Albany, and Burnis Royle of Royal MO; and a brother, Russell Sutton of Salem. He was preceded in death by his wife, Wilma Merry Sutton; his parents; three sisters; and three brothers. Arrangements were handled by Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home.

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SWABY, Lynnet
SWITZ CITY, INDIANA: Lynnet L. Swaby, 68, died October 8, 2007 at the Bloomington Hospital. She was born December 29, 1938 in Greene County to Robert and Doris Noel Holtsclaw. She was a retired cook at White River Valley School. She is survived by her husband, Winford Swaby; three children, Debbie (Bill) Babcock of Bloomfield, Scott (Bonnie) Swaby of Linton, and Mike (Janis) Swaby of Farmersburg; two brothers, Jerrell Holtsclaw of Switz City, and Danny Holtsclaw of Worthington; 12 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents. Interment was at the Switz City Cemetery under the direction of Jenkins Funeral Home.

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SWATTS, Harold
DELPHI, INDIANA: Harold Wayne Swatts, 77, died October 14, 2005 at Milner Community Health Care in Rossville. He was born June 2, 1928 in White County to John E. and Huldah Kiste Swatts. He was a foreman at Brown Rubber, and also worked as an outside tool and die consultant for H.K. Porter. He farmed on property which had been in the family for over a century, and served with the Indiana National Guard for over 16 years. He was a member of the National Rifle Association, the American Legion, the Eagles, and was president of the Pretty Prairie Cemetery Association. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and metal fabricating. He is survived by a sister, Louise Whiteman of Delphi; his cousins; and a close friend, Edna Thompson of Lafayette. He was preceded in death by a brother, Eugene; and by a niece, Jean Whiteman. Interment was at Pretty Prairie Cemetery under the direction of Davidson Funeral Home.

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SWEARER, Ethel
BOONVILLE, INDIANA: Ethel Mae Swearer, 71, died December 14, 2009. She was born in Evansville to Charles and Mildred Ryan Logsdon. Her parents operated Keppel's Lunch Box in Evansville and the Town House Restaurant in Boonville. She worked for her parents, and later worked at the Boonville High School cafeteria. She was a member of New Hope General Baptist Church in Bullocktown. She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Wilburt Swearer; three children, Deborah (Mark) Dorsey, Steven Kennada, and Edward Kennada, all of Evansville; two stepchildren, Celeste (Rick) Harris of Chrisney, and Gary (Peggy) Swearer of Santa Claus, IN; a brother, Charles Edward Logsdon of North Carolina; a sister, Lorraine Weiss of Mount Vernon; her grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a brother; two sisters; and her parents. Burial was at Maple Grove Cemetery under the direction of Koehler Funeral Home.

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SZEKELY, Ernest
SOUTH BEND, INDIANA: Ernest A. Szekely, 99, died March 22, 2008. He was born March 2, 1909 to Valentine and Ella Gyorfy Szekely. He is survived by a stepson, Daryl Kazmierczak of South Bend; a stepdaughter, Diane (Don) Hostetter of Granger; and 11 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two wives, Marie Dygulski Szekely and Jean Kazmierczak Szekely. Services were held at Our Lady of Hungary Church. Interment was at Sacred Heart Cemetery under the direction of Zahoran Funeral Home.

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SZYMBORSKI, Sonya
GRIFFITH, INDIANA: Sonya Suleman Szymborski, 67, died March 6, 2004. She was born January 9, 1937 in Gary, IN. She is survived by her husband of 32 years, Russell Szymborski. Arrangements were entrusted to Geisen Funeral Home.

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