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TALARICO, Mildred
FORT WAYNE, INDIANA: Mildred M. Talarico, 81, died November 4, 2003 at her home. She was born May 6, 1922 in Fort Wayne. She was a member of Precious Blood Catholic Church, the Rosary Society, and the 50/50 Club. She is survived by her sons, Michael A. Talarico of Aurora, CO, and Donald E. Talarico, Patrick J. Talarico, and Kenneth E. Talarico, all of Fort Wayne; 13 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and her friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Bernard J. Talarico. Services were held at Precious Blood Catholic Church. Interment was at the Catholic Cemetery under the direction of Sloan and Sons Funeral Home.

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TALLEY, Clarence
GARRETT, INDIANA: Clarence W. Talley, 64, died October 24, 1986 at DeKalb Memorial Hospital. He was born October 24, 1922 in Michigan to Claude A. and Emma N. Bihr Talley. He was a retired engineer with the B&O Railroad with 44 years of service. He was a Mason. He is survived by his wife, Doris Jean Hull Talley; two sons, David and Joseph; a stepson, Fr. James Sapp; two stepdaughters, Mary Ann (Richard) Murley, and Betsy (Andy) Simon; two brothers, George A. Talley and Robert C. Talley; and 6 grandchildren. Services were held at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Interment was at Christian Union Cemetery.

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TAPOLCAI, Julius
SOUTH BEND, INDIANA: Julius P. Tapolcai, 89, died October 20, 2007. He was born October 8, 1918 in South Bend to Anton and Theresa Farkas Tapolcai, Sr. He retired from RACO after 44 years of service, and was an usher at Notre Dame football games for 45 years. He attended St. Casimir Catholic Church, where he was a member of the Holy Name Society and the Senior Citizens' Club. He was also a member of the William Penn Society and the American Legion. He is survived by his wife, Virginia Degucz Tapolcai; a son, Thomas (Marsha) Tapolcai of South Bend; 2 grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter. He was preceded in death by his parents; and four siblings, Tony, Joseph, Ann Sostack, and Betty Hadrick. Services were held at St. Casimir Catholic Church. Burial was at St. Joseph Cemetery by St. Joseph Funeral Home.

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TARR, Rose
SOUTH BEND, INDIANA: Rose Tarr, 95, died January 28, 2009. She was born February 4, 1913 in South Bend to Steve and Rose Horvath Cifra. She retired from Torrington. She attended St. Anthony de Padua Catholic Church, and was a member of the Legion of Mary. She enjoyed gardening, cooking, crocheting and needlepoint. She is survived by a daughter, Lee Hoover of Edwardsburg, MI; 3 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, William S. Tarr; and a sister, Elizabeth "Betty" Hoffer. Services were held at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church. Cremation arrangements were handled by Zahoran Funeral Home.

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TARVER, Walter
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA: Walter L. Tarver, 85, died September 7, 2009. He was born June 1, 1924. Services were held at Eastside Baptist Church. Interment was at Sutherland Park Cemetery with arrangements handled by Williams and Bluitt Funeral Home.

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TAYLOR, Mildred
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA: Mildred Jodell Taylor, 71, died February 28, 2011. She was born July 16, 1939 to the late Walter and Edith M. Kendall Kane. She was a longtime title clerk at the South East Street License Branch. She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Donnie Taylor; two daughters, Donna (Jeff) Sutton and Danea (Jim) Ditchley; 8 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Mount Gilead Cemetery in Paragon under the direction of G.H. Herrmann South East Street Funeral Home.

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TELLAS, John
EDINBURGH, INDIANA: John L. Tellas, 70, died June 8, 2007 at Johnson Memorial Hospital in Franklin. He was born February 15, 1937 in New Point to John L. and Mabel Black Tellas. He was a retired transport driver with 43 years of service. He was a former Hope resident, and had been an Edinburgh area resident for 30 years. He is survived by his wife, Norma Shepard Tellas; two daughters, Tammy Hancock and Becky Allen, both of Edinburgh; a son, John D. Tellas of Ogilville; two sisters, Martha Tellas of Greensburg, and Naomi Jones of Miles City, MT; 7 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents. Interment was at Forest Hill Cemetery under the direction of Glenn E. George and Son Funeral Home.

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THAYER, Bethel
COLUMBUS, INDIANA: Bethel Thayer, 83, died September 25, 1976 in Columbus. She was born January 19, 1893 in Clifford to Jacob C. and Nancy Weaver Boyd. She retired from Arvin Industries, and was a member of the First United Methodist Church. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Glee Behrman, and Wanda J. Sweeney of Logansport. She was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert W. Thayer; and four brothers. Burial was at Garland Brook Cemetery under the direction of Hathaway-Myers Funeral Home. Note: One record gives her name as Phebe Bethel Thayer.

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THEAMANN, Margaret
PLAINFIELD, ILLINOIS: Margaret E. Theamann, 85, died July 20, 2008. She was born April 3, 1923 in Indianapolis to Grover and Clara Wolliver Beasley. She attended St. Stephen's Evangelical Lutheran Church, and was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. Survivors include two daughters, Donna Jean (Darryl) Becktel, and Judith Ann (Roger) Vandenbark; 5 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles F. Theamann; a sister; four brothers; and a great-grandson, Carter Johnson. Services were held at St. Stephen's Evangelical Lutheran Church. Interment was at Lincoln Memory Gardens under the direction of Hampton Gentry Funeral Home.

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THEROFF, Thurston
WASHINGTON, INDIANA: Thurston Edward Theroff, 92, died September 21, 2009. He was born November 6, 1916 in Dubois County to Frederick and Margaret Sendelweck Theroff. He was a farmer. He attended Bethel United Methodist Church, where he served as a Sunday School teacher and superintendent, as well as a youth leader. Survivors include his wife, Marjorie Cornelius Theroff; a son and daughter-in-law, Ed and Glenda Sue Theroff of Washington; two daughters and a son-in-law, Judy Strange and Carol and Don Peachee, all of Washington; his grandchildren; his step-grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; and 4 step great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Ruth Strawn and Myrtle Theroff; three brothers, Lynn, Lee, and Lenas Theroff; and his parents. Burial was at Bethel Cemetery by Gill Funeral Service.

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THORPE, Raymond
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA: Raymond F. Thorpe, 92, died December 15, 2010. He was born December 23, 1917. He was a retired salesman for Filter Queen Vacuum Cleaners, and had also worked at Saunders' Cleaners. He is survived by his nieces, Jane Reed,Sandi Snider (David), Patricia Windbiger, Roberta Davis (Jerry), and Pat Martin (Bob). Entombment was at Washington Park East Cemetery with arrangements by Flanner and Buchanan Funeral Center.

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TIBBETT, Aletha
LINTON, INDIANA: Aletha "Gwen" Tibbett, 85, died August 7, 2008 at Greene County General Hospital. She was born August 23, 1922 in Lyons, IN to Lee A. and Rosa Deckard Tibbett. She was a former Indianapolis resident, and retired from the Social Security Administration. She was a member of Central Christian Church in Indianapolis, and also attended the Linton First United Methodist Church and the Linton Church of Christ. She is survived by a sister, Marlene Whitaker; 3 nephews; a niece; 4 great-nephews; and a great-niece. She was preceded in death by her parents; and a great-niece. Interment was at Prairie Chapel Cemetery in Lyons under the direction of Anderson-Poindexter Funeral Home.

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TINCHER, Webster
BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA: Webster F. Tincher, 63, died August 31, 2009 at the Bloomington Hospital. He was born November 1, 1945 in Lawrence County, IN to Lonnie and Sylvia Holt Tincher. He retired from the U.S. Postal Service in Bloomington, and had also worked at G.E. He was a U.S. Army veteran. Survivors include a sister, Pat Maxwell of Bradenton, FL; and three brothers, Laverne Tincher of Riley, Calvin Tincher of Bedford, and Lloyd Tincher of Napa, CA. He was preceded in death by his parents; and three sisters, Evelyn, Elizabeth and Janet. Interment was at Bryantsville Cemetery under the direction of Allen Funeral Home.

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TIPPY, Patsy
MISHAWAKA, INDIANA: Patsy J. Tippy, 72, died May 20, 2000 at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in South Bend. She was born January 24, 1928 in Macy to John and Phyllis Geiger Weitzel. She is survived by her husband, Wllliam L. Tippy. Interment was at Fairview Cemetery in Mishawaka under the direction of Bubb Funeral Chapel.

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TITZER, Herman
ELBERFELD, INDIANA: Herman Titzer died February 4, 1895. He was born January 18, 1894 to Mr. and Mrs. William Titzer. Burial was at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Cemetery.

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TOKARSKI, Genevieve
MERRILLVILLE, INDIANA: Genevieve W. Tokarski, 91, died September 28, 2009. She graduated from Gary Business College, and was a bookkeeper for Warsaw Packing Co. She attended Divine Providence Polish National Catholic Church, and was a member of Madame Curie Circle PNA Lodge #3134 and Silver Bell Club PNA Lodge #2365. She enjoyed flowers, gardening, and dogs. She is survived by a son, Steve H. (Marsha) Tokarski of Crown Point; a daughter, Helen (John) Vedo of Valparaiso; three sisters-in-law, Evelyn Lisek of Hobart, Marion Tokarski of Portage, and Marie Tokarski of Dyer; and 3 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Steve M. Tokarski; a brother, Henry Lisek; her parents, John and Helen Lisek; and a sister-in-law, Sophie Sobczak. Services were held at Divine Providence Polish National Catholic Church. Interment was at Calumet Park Cemetery by Pruzin Brothers Funeral Service.

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TONGATE, Carolyn
TELL CITY, INDIANA: Carolyn Tongate, 62, died October 21, 2006. She was born March 26, 1944 in Hawesville, KY to Walter Reed and Louise Powers Reed. She retired from General Electric after 35 years. Survivors include a daughter, Tammy Logan of Fishers; two brothers, Delbert Reed of Dale, and Bob Reed of Tell City; and three sisters, Laurinda Fawks, Sharon Batie, and Anna Webb, all of Tell City. She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Rita Lindsey and Beverly Champion; and a brother, William Reed. Burial was at New Cliff Cemetery with arrangements by Huber Funeral Home.

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TOSCHLOG, Patricia
RICHMOND, INDIANA: Patricia L. Toschlog, 75, died January 18, 2005 at her home. She was born March 10, 1929 in Richmond to Conrad and Hazel Fuller Heaver. She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Charles Toschlog; a son, Charles Toschlog of Richmond; two daughters, Cindy Tucker and Connie Voiles, both of Richmond; a sister, Madonna Hall of Indianapolis; a sister-in-law, Betty Hart of California; a brother-in-law, Maurice Toschlog of Fort Wayne; 6 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a grandchild. Services were held at St. Andrew's Church. Interment was at St. Andrew's Cemetery by Riggle-Waltermann Mortuary.

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TRANT, John
ARGOS, INDIANA: John J. Trant, 74, died May 5, 1959 at Parkview Hospital in Plymouth. He was born in Chicago on January 5, 1885 to John and Mary Feely Trant. He was a retired ceramic tile setter. Survivors include a brother, Thomas of Chicago; a niece; and two nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Josephine Costello Trant. Services were held at St. Michael's Church in Plymouth. Interment was at Maple Grove Cemetery under the direction of Grossman Funeral Home.

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TREES, Cherrie
GREENFIELD, INDIANA: Cherrie Ann Trees, 71, died October 7, 2008. She was born December 2, 1936 to the late Forrest and Mary Edith Eakin Trees. She retired from Harley-Sprague-Dawley in Cumberlanda, and attended Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Indianapolis. She was a former resident of Warrington. She is survived by her cousins. Interment was at McCray Cemetery by Condo and Son Funeral Home.

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TRIPLETT, Helen
NEW WHITELAND, INDIANA: Helen F. Corbin Triplett, 76, died November 3, 2010. She is survived by her husband, Dennis G. Triplett; two children, Pamela Sue (Garry) Cooper of New Whiteland, and Dennis Charles (Cindy) Triplett of O'Fallon, MO; 6 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents Guy H. and Flossie Mae Corbin; and 7 siblings. Services were held at Liberty Tabernacle Church. Interment was at Young's Creek Cemetery under the direction of Jessen Funeral Home.

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TRIPSANSKY, Joseph
BREMEN, INDIANA: Joseph G. Tripsansky, 78, died October 21, 1983. He was born in Hungary on August 20, 1905 to Joseph and Julianna Tripsansky. He resided in Hungary and Canada prior to living in Bremen in 1946. He retired from Ristance Assemblies, and had also spent 20 years as a professional wrestler. He was a member of the First United Church of Christ. He is survived by his wife, Jean Huff Tripsansky; three children, Dick Tripsansky, Carol Colen, and Mary Wilcox; a sister, Betty Mauks; and 2 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers; and a sister. Services were held at the First United Church of Christ. Interment was at the Bremen Cemetery.

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ULRICH, Selma
EVANSVILLE, INDIANA: Selma Prior Ulrich, 76, died April 18, 1974 at Deaconess Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Walter Ulrich, Sr.; a son, Walter Ulrich, Jr.; and 3 grandchildren. Interment was at Sunset Memorial Park under the direction of Kriekhaus-Sansom Funeral Home.

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VANDER HAGEN, William
MISHAWAKA, INDIANA: William M. Vander Hagen, 81, died May 29, 2009 at his residence. He was born August 14, 1927 in South Bend to Frank and Mary De Meyer Vander Hagen. He was a retired transportation supervisor at NIPSCO with 34 years of service, and a U.S. Army veteran. He was a member of St. Bavo Catholic Church. He was a former resident of South Bend and Monticello, and moved to Mishawaka in 1989. He is survived by his wife, Joan Izdepski Vander Hagen; his children, Linda Dix and Tami (Dick) Stillson, all of Mishawaka, Barbara (David) Marley and Deborah Bogaert, all of South Bend, Stephen (Stacey) Vander Hagen of Granger, Marcia Vander Hagen of Oakley, CA, and Eric Vander Hagen of Las Vegas, NV; two sisters, Elaine Pyclik and Eleanor Vander Hagen, both of South Bend; a brother, Frank Vander Hagen of Rockledge, FL; and 12 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Edward Vander Hagen and Larry Vander Hagen; and two sisters, Evelyn Cates and Elsie Breit. Services were held at St. Bavo Catholic Church. Interment was at Fairview Cemetery by Hahn Funeral Home.

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VanSKYHAWK, Jesse
BREMEN, INDIANA: Jesse C. VanSkyhawk, 78, died October 23, 1948. He was born in Bremen on August 5, 1870 to Isaac and Lydia Lanning VanSkyhawk. He was survived by two daughters, Mrs. Edward Lovejoy and Mrs. Wilbur Dunnuck; and a son, Merle VanSkyhawk. Burial was at the Bremen Cemetery under the direction of Huff Funeral Home.

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VASILAKIS, George
MERRILLVILLE, INDIANA: George K. Vasilakis, 68, died January 31, 2009. He was a former Chicago resident, and was a graduate of the American Academy of Art in Chicago. He was a retired commercial artist for the Chicago Tribune, and also did commercial art for Treasure Island Grocery Stores in Chicago. He enjoyed watercolor art. Survivors include four children, Steven (Tzumei) Vasilakis of Plainfield, IL, Christina (Craig) Vasilakis-Barnes of Forest Park, IL, and Deanna (Edward) Riveron and Elena Vasilakis, all of Merrillville; 5 grandchildren; his former wife, JoAnne Vasilakis; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a sister and four brothers. Interment was at Mount Olive Cemetery in Chicago under the direction of Pruzin Brothers Funeral Service.

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VEBERT, Myrna
HUNTINGTON, INDIANA: Myrna J. Vebert, 77, died March 3, 2008 at Miller's Merry Manor Nursing Center in Huntington. She was born May 21, 1930 in Huntington to Russell A. and Eva D. Tucker Thorn. She was a member of the Christian Life Tabernacle, and enjoyed watching football, basketball, auto racing and wrestling. She is survived by four sons, Bernard Vebert of Fort Wayne, Ronald Vebert of Markle, and Julian Vebert, Jr. and Robert Smith, both of Huntington; two daughters, Rose Vebert and Donna Zehendner, both of Huntington; 13 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sons, William Vebert and Bobby Vebert; two brothers, Delbert Thorn and James Thorn; and a sister, Vivian Bradley. She was preceded in death by her husband, Julian H. Vebert, Sr. Interment was at the Marion VA Cemetery under the direction of Myers Funeral Home.

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VINING, Bentley
WARSAW, INDIANA: Bentley Vining, 89, died February 7, 1968 at Miller's Merry Manor Retirement Center. He was born September 22, 1878 in Marshall County to Minor and Kathryn Vining. He was a retired farmer. He was survived by a daughter, Mrs. Eva Cartwright; 2 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Julian Vining; and a son. Interment was at Palestine Cemetery under the direction of Titus Funeral Home.

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VOGEDES, Alfred
CHESTERTON, INDIANA: Alfred A. Vogedes, 80, died December 2, 2008 at Porter Valparaiso Hospital. He was born June 11, 1928 in Marathon, WI to John and Eleanor Yonkers Vogedes. He was a retired crane mechanic at Inland Steel Co. with 33 years of service, and attended St. Patrick Catholic Church. He was a member of the Northern Indiana Historical Power Association, and was a longtime volunteer at Sunset Hill Park. He enjoyed bowling, and was a member of the Inland Steel Bowling Team. He fully restored a 1928 John Deere tractor that is still in working condition. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Janice M. Rosentreter Vogedes; three children, Linda Vogedes of Chesterton, and Daniel Vogedes and Randall Vogedes, both of Michigan City; a sister, Rita (Gerald) Heidl of Marathon, WI; and 5 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Doris Lucille Vogedes; and three brothers, Lester, Hugo Vogedes, and John Vogedes, Jr. Services were held at St. Patrick Catholic Church. Interment was at Chesterton Cemetery under the direction of White-Love Funeral Home.

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WALLPE, Lillian
BATESVILLE, INDIANA: Lillian B. Wallpe, 85, died April 2, 2008. She was born March 23, 1923 to Matilda Benz and Joseph Wintz, Jr. She formerly worked at Blank's Drug Store and Romweber's Furniture Company, and attended St. Louis Church. She enjoyed needlework, quilting, growing flowers and birdwatching. She is survived by two daughters, Karla Caudill of Batesville and Cindy Frey of Indianapolis; her sons, Michael of New Palestine, and Dave, Dan, Dennis and Mark, all of Batesville; a brother, Robert Wintz of Batesville; and 11 grandchildren. She was preceded in death her parents; her husband, Raymond Wallpe; and her sisters, Mary Helen Peters and Margaret Moorman. Services were held at St. Louis Church. Burial was at the church cemetery under the direction of Weigel Funeral Home.

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WALTERS, Warren
DUBLIN, INDIANA: Warren A. Walters, 70, died March 28, 1930 at his residence in Dublin. He was survived by a daughter, Mary; his sons, Howard, Harry, Morton, Otis, Everett, Earl, and Russell; and a sister, Nellie Catt. Services were held at the home. Interment was at South Lawn Cemetery.

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WALTON, Hilda
ANDERSON, INDIANA: Hilda Idena Walton, 77, died December 26, 1964 at St. John's Hospital. She was born October 24, 1887. She attended Refuge Christian Church in Noblesville. She was survived by five children, Mrs. Frances Britt of Indianapolis, Mrs. Amy Roudebush and Mrs. Edna Berg, both of Noblesville, and Mrs. Dana Slinkard and Clifford Walton, both of Anderson. She was preceded in death by her husband, A.L. Walton.

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WATSON, Paul Tarsus
INDIANPOLIS, INDIANA: Paul Tarsus Watson, 70, died January 25, 2003. He was a music manager and promoter, and was also as a barber. He is survived by his wife, Minnie L. Watson; two daughters, Etta Mayfield, and Pam Ruth Cochran; two sons, Gregory N. Watson and Jarvis Watson; a brother, Jeremiah Watson; 11 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Stuart Mortuary Chapel.

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WEAKS, William C.
TERRE HAUTE, INDIANA: William Cooper Weaks, 80, died February 1, 2010 at his residence. He was born November 16, 1929 in St. Louis to William Cooper Weaks, Sr. and Linda Sue McDaniel Weaks. He earned a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. He was self-employed selling and working on antiques, and was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He is survived by his children, Clint Weaks (Linda) of Buffalo Grove, IL, Janet Lynn Ihne (Trent) of Lewisville, TX, William T. Weaks (Terri) of Lubbock, TX, Grant Weaks (Janice) of Lubbock, and Elizabeth Ann Scrimgeour of London, Ontario, Canada; three stepchildren, John W. Verostko (Gale) of Terre Haute, Darcy Verostko Gray (Christopher) of Borden, and Sharon Oakley of Borden; 13 grandchildren; a great-grandson; and two step great-grandsons. He was preceded in death by his wife, Vivian Weaks; and his parents. Cremation arrangements were handled by Roselawn Funeral Home. Inurnment was at Roselawn Memorial Park.

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WEATHERHOLT, Erma
CANNELTON, INDIANA: Erma Lee Weatherholt, 89, died July 26, 2004. She was born April 23, 1915 in Louisville, KY to George Porter Haley and Mary Emma (Halliburton) Haley Stulck. She retired from Carborundum, and formerly worked at the Indiana Cotton Mill. She enjoyed cooking and quilting. Survivors include a son, Keith Weatherholt of Cannelton; a daughter, Ruby Crawford of Cannelton; 11 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank E. Weatherholt; four children, Julia Gude Ahl, Christine Gude, Edward "Buddy" Gude, and Randall Weatherholt; her parents; four brothers, Prentice, Kirk, George, and Carl Haley; and 5 grandchildren. Interment was at Lamb Cemetery in Tobinsport under the direction of Huber Funeral Home.

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WEATHERSPOON, Earlie
RICHMOND, INDIANA: Earlie Weatherspoon, 94, died September 22, 2008. He was born August 31, 1914 in Gordonsburg, TN to Pearl and Ethel Smith Weatherspoon. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. Interment was at the Dayton National Cemetery under the direction of Community Family Funeral Home.

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WEAVER, Dorothy
GREENWOOD, INDIANA: Dorothy F. Weaver, 94, died June 28, 2002 at Greenwood Village South. She was born September 29, 1907 in Conden Mills, IL to Willis W. and Eva L. Mead Vose. She was a graduate of the University of Illinois, and was a longtime school teacher. She was a member of the Illinois Education Association, Delta Kappa Gamma, and Phi Delta Pi. She is survived by a niece, Dorothy Marmaduke of Greenwood. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Ross Weaver; four sisters, Esther Hartwick, Ruth Deputy, Caroline Dudley, and Veda Norris; and a brother, Dee Vose. Interment was at Galveston Cemetery by Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service.

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WEAVER, Menno
WAKARUSA, INDIANA: Menno W. Weaver, 73, died September 14, 1944. He was born November 20, 1870 in Elkhart County to Christian Z. and Fannie Wenger Weaver. He was a retired farmer. He was a member of the Holdeman congregation of the Mennonite Church for almost 50 years, and was a Sunday School teacher and superintendent. He was survived by his wife, Catherine Flickinger Weaver; four children, Mahlon A., Harley C. Edwin L., and Inez V. Weaver; three brothers, John, Christian and Eli; 3 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Willis W. Weaver. Services were held at the Olive Church. Interment was at Olive Cemetery.

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WEBER, Ramona
LINTON, INDIANA: Ramona Diane Weber, 51, died December 3, 2007 at the Greene County General Hospital in Linton. She was born August 20, 1956 in Greene County to Richard Wendell and Janice Fern Reed Tally. She was a member of Bethel Baptist Church in Vicksburg. Survivors include a stepdaughter, Irene Butterfield (Wade) of Burleson, TX; a stepson, Mike Weber (Gloria) of Arlington, TX; a brother, Brian Tally (Elvi) of Worthington; two sisters, Susie Weber-Graves of Worthington, and Judy Hash (Russ) of Tennessee; two sisters-in-law, Carol Sue Henson and Anna Helton, both of Indianapolis; two brothers-in-law, Nick Weber (Joy) and Carl Weber, both of Linton; and 4 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert H. Weber; and her parents. Burial was at the Fairview Cemetery with arrangements by Welch and Cornett Funeral Home.

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WERNER, Florence
MONON, INDIANA: Florence E. Werner, 89, died May 29, 2009. She was born July 24, 1919 in Lee, IN to Creighton and Matilda Denton Clark. She retired from RCA, and was a member of Monon United Methodist Church. She enjoyed gardening and canning. She is survived by two daughters, Linda Moncel of Monon, and Janice Saker (Tim) of Monticello; a son, Edgar L. Werner, Jr. (Gerda) of Huber Heights, OH; 4 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edgar L. Werner, Sr.; and five sisters, Pearl Kellenburger, Aletha Crawford, Dora Bulington, Marjorie Evelyn Clark, and Alice Miller. Burial was at Osborn Cemetery under the direction of Clapper Family Funeral Home.

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WEHSOLLEK, Clark
ALEXANDRIA, INDIANA: Clark David Wehsollek, 47, died July 7, 2007. He was born April 14, 1960 in Anderson, IN to James R. and Nancy Clark Wehsollek. He was a floral designer and artist, and worked for several Indianapolis area florists. He was a graduate of Dade Art College, and had attended Ball State University. He enjoyed music, horses, and creating designs for weddings and other celebrations. He was a member of Christ Lutheran Church in Anderson. He is survived by his parents of Alexandria; two brothers, Joseph Todd Wehsollek of Fishers, and Jimmy (Kathy) Wehsollek of Alexandria; his aunts and uncles; his nieces and nephews; and his cousins. Services were held at Christ Lutheran Church. Cremation arrangements were handled by Whetsel Funeral Service.

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WELDY, Ella
MILFORD, INDIANA: Ella Weldy, 83, died February 12, 1969 at the Elkhart General Hospital. She was born September 18, 1885 to George and Lena Kehr Brenneman. Survivors include three daughters, Maxine (Clyde) Hershberger of Nappanee, Orpha (Harvey) Weaver of Goshen, and Florence (John) Miller of Amelia, VA; three sons, Robert of Milford, Floyd of Nappanee, and Francis of Columbia City; 30 grandchildren; and 41 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Timothy Weldy; and two brothers. Services were held at the North Main Street Mennonite Church. Interment was at Yellow Creek Cemetery under the direction of Wright-Yoder Funeral Home.

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WELLENKAMP, Jennie
PLAINFIELD, INDIANA: Jennie L. Wellenkamp, 77, died July 7, 2011 at St. Vincent Hospice. She was born December 30, 1933 in Pocahontas, AR to Lone Allison and Willie McDonald Allison. She was a retired computer data processor at Eli Lilly Company in Indianapolis with 34 years of service. She had been an Indianapolis area resident since 1950, and had also lived in Arkansas for 13 years. She enjoyed reading, and was a sports fan. She is survived by a granddaughter, Jennifer (John) Miller; 3 great-granddaughters; her caretaker and son-in-law, Larry Strong; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Julia R. Strong; her parents; a sister; and three brothers. Interment was at Maple Hill Cemetery in Plainfield under the direction of Jones Family Mortuary.

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WESSELMANN, Anna
EVANSVILLE, INDIANA: Anna Henze Wesselmann died July 6, 1895. She was born January 5, 1860. She was married to Heinrich Wesselmann. Interment was at St. Paul United Church of Christ Cemetery.

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WEWE, Robert E.
BROOKVILLE, INDIANA: Robert Edward "Bob" Wewe, 58, died October 9, 2010 at his home. He was born October 15, 1951 in Batesville, IN to Herbert and Twylo Largent Wewe. He was a forklift operator with General Electric and a lifelong resident of Franklin County. He is survived by three daughters and sons-in-law, Tammy and Lonnie Campbell of Brookville, Michelle and Matthew Williams of Metamora, and Christi and Steve Downard of Oxford, OH; his father, of Brookville; four brothers, Martin (Stacy) Wewe of Metamora, Paul Wewe and Steve (Cheryl) Wewe, all of Brookville, and John (Chris) Wewe of Harrison, OH; and 9 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his mother; and a sister-in-law, Joyce Wewe. Interment was at Maple Grove Cemetery in Brookville under the direction of Phillips and Meyers Funeral Home.

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WHIPPO, John Paul
TERRE HAUTE, INDIANA: John Paul Whippo died October 17, 2010. He was born February 19, 1942 in Vigo County to John Wesley and Helen Lucille Graham Whippo. He worked at Doan Ford Dealership for 35 years, and had also managed Mattingly Collision Center South. He was a U.S. Army veteran. Survivors include his wife, Sandra K. Myers Whippo; five children, Dan, Brad, David, April and Amy Whippo; and 12 grandchildren. Cremation arrangements were handled by Bloomington Cremation Society under the direction of Nathan Butler Funeral Home.

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WHITEHURST, Alto
ANDERSON, INDIANA: Alto Whitehurst, 85, died December 27, 2010. He was born December 15, 1925 in Dunkirk, IN. He was a retired tool and die supervisor at Fisher Guide in Marion, and was a U.S. Navy veteran. Survivors include his children, David Whitehurst, Kimberly Whitehurst, and Shawn Whitehurst, all of Anderson; a brother, Virgil Whitehurst (Mary) of Maryland; a sister, Mel Cunningham of Gary; 2 grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Leila F. Poole Whitehurst; a son, Dana Whitehurst; his parents; and several siblings, including Cora Alpha Baker, Donna June Whitehurst, Gertha Lee Williams, Lonnie Lee, Mary Alice Mayo, Connie Whitehurst, Ruby Mae Hightower, and Sarah Wadkins. Interment was at East Maplewood Cemetery by Robert D. Loose Funeral Home.

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WHITESEL, Leatrice
RICHMOND, INDIANA: Leatrice H. Whitesel, 82, died January 23, 2008 at her home. She was born August 28, 1925 in Deadwood, SD to George and Florence Lindquist Lawler. She was a retired draftsperson with the Douglas County Surveyors Office, and had attended Michigan Tech and Creighton University. She was a member of St. Mary Church. She was a former resident of Omaha, NE, and came Richmond in 2000. Survivors include her husband, Dale Whitesel; her children, Kathy Maxey, Mary Pearson (Roger), Tom Whitesel (Michelle), David Whitesel (Maria), Dan Whitesel (Anne), Sue Sonsini (Jim), Christie Brown (Randy), and John Whitesel (Diane); a sister, Marilyn Johnson; two brothers, George Lawler and Phillip Lawler; her grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sons, Timothy and James Whitesel; her parents; a sister, Marsha Burnap; and a son-in-law, Steve Koonce. Services were held at St. Mary Church. Interment was at Earlham Cemetery by Community Family Funeral Home.

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WHITING, Sophia
CROWN POINT, INDIANA: Sophia Ritchie Whiting died July 4, 2004. She is survived by a daughter, Pat Cummins of Crown Point; a son, Larry (Deborah) Whiting, Jr.; 7 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Larry K. Whiting, Sr. Interment was at Maplewood Cemetery under the direction of Geisen Funeral Home.

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WHITIS, Irene
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA: Irene Whitaker Whitis, 92, died December 26, 2009. She was born November 4, 1917 in Somerset, KY. She was a retired sales clerk, and worked at the Baptist Bookstore for 10 years. She was a member of Chaplewood Baptist Church, and taught Sunday School. She is survived by two brothers, Lee and Dorwin Whitaker; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Esco Whitis. Burial was at Chaney Cemetery in Somerset, KY with arrangements by Conkle Funeral Home.

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WHITLOW, Ruel
MONON, INDIANA: Ruel Whitlow, 51, died July 8, 1951. He was born October 27, 1899 in Summershade, KY to Albert and Pernie Arteburn Whitlow. He was a trucker and a member of the Eagles lodge. He was survived by his wife, Gertrude Whitlow; his mother; three sisters, Bernice Barnes, Pauline Cook and Helen Jones; five brothers, Vuel, Vergil, Carl, Ward, and Charles; and an uncle, Walter Whitlow. Interment was at the Monon Cemetery under the direction of Nickler Mortuary.

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WIDDIFIELD, Lois
FORT WAYNE, INDIANA: Lois Widdifield, 79, died February 8, 1996. She was born June 28, 1916. She is survived by her husband, Kenneth Widdifield; a daughter, Linda Widdifield; two sons, Larry Widdifield and Tom Widdifield; a brother, Robert O. Kerr; and 2 grandchildren. Burial was at St. John's Lutheran Cemetery by Klaehn-Fahl-Melton Funeral Home.

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WILBURN, Anita
MUNCIE, INDIANA: Anita L. Wilburn, 80, died December 6, 2010 at Bethel Pointe. She was born October 30, 1930. She had worked for Earle Clements Job Corps, and was a former resident of Providence, KY. She was a member and ordained elder of Mount Sterling Presbyterian Church. Survivors include a daughter, Patricia Porter of Muncie; two brothers, William Curry, Sr. of Indianapolis, and James Calvin Curry of Henderson, KY; brothers and sisters-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. David Wilburn, and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wilburn; three sisters-in-law, Rosetta Gibson, Ida Mae Thurman, and Ella Curry; 8 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, Reginald Curry. Services were held at Bethel A.M.E. Church. Arrangements were handled by Faulkner Mortuary.

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WILDER, Gerald
MISHAWAKA, INDIANA: Gerald S. "Jerry" Wilder died October 29, 2008 at the W.J. Riley Hospice Home in Munster, IN. He was born March 31, 1931 in South Bend, IN to Armel and Hazel Hall Wilder. He retired from the automobile business, and had worked at area dealerships as a salesman, sales manager and financial officer. He also worked for Commonwealth Insurance Company and Ball Band. He was a member of the Mishawaka Fraternal Order of Eagles #2083, where he was a cook, trustee and bartender. Survivors include two daughters, Julie (Larry) Gephart of Lansing, IL, and Cindy (John) Laughlin of Rapid City, SD; a sister; a daughter-in-law; 8 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Jeffery; his parents; three sisters; and a brother. Interment was at St. Joseph Valley Memorial Park under the direction of McGann Hay Funerals and Cremation.

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WILHOIT, Josephine
GREENSBURG, INDIANA: Josephine Wilhoit, 102, died October 11, 2007. She was born May 6, 1905 in New Palestine, IN to Joseph Henry and Elizabeth Wilkens Vernon. She was a licensed minister and a midwife. She was a seamstress and clerk at the Racine Shirt Factory, and also worked at the Carol Cook Dress Factory. She attended Taylor University, and was a member of the Wesleyan Church. Survivors include a son, Don Wilhoit of Greensburg; a granddaughter, Donna Niehoff of Batesville; 3 great-grandchildren; and 7 great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, George J. Wilhoit; her parents; seven sisters, Venus Bennett, Molly Gebbart, Irene Schlosser, Alice Marone, Bertha Horton, Elsie Alexander, and Nellie Allee; and two brothers, Earl and Elmer Vernon. Services were held at Greensburg Wesleyan Church. Burial was at South Park Cemetery with arrangements by Gilliland-Howe Funeral Home.

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WILSON, Willodean
ROCHESTER, INDIANA: Willodean E. Wilson, 51, died May 13, 1980 at the Kosciusko Community Hospital. She was born October 8, 1928 in Macy to Scudder and Hermione Wittenberger Wilson. Survivors include two sisters, Joann (Gerald) Knauff and Virginia (William) Heltzel, both of Rochester; an aunt; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother. Interment was at Lakeview Cemetery under the direction of Foster and Good Funeral Home.

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WILZ, Ambrose
JASPER, INDIANA: Ambrose A. Wilz, 85, died June 14, 2006 at Jasper Memorial Hospital. He was born September 12, 1920 in Jasper to George H. and Rose Buechlein Wilz. He served as the Dubois County Sheriff for 16 years, and was also a Dubois County Recorder. He was an Army veteran of World War II, and a member of the DAV, the American Legion, and the Fraternal Order of Police. He attended Precious Blood Catholic Church, and was a member of the Precious Blood Men's Club and the Knights of Columbus. He is survived by a daughter, Cindy (Don) Sowers of Huffman, TX; a sister, Irene Eckerle of Jasper; 3 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Ann Pfeffer Wilz; a brother, Don Wilz; and a half-sister, Cornelia Beeman. Services were held at Precious Blood Catholic Church. Interment with military honors was at Fairview Cemetery in Jasper under the direction of Becher and Kluesner Funeral Home.

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WINNESS, Betty
CONNERSVILLE, INDIANA: Betty J. Winness, 88, died May 9, 2011 at Fayette Regional Health System. She was born September 9, 1922 to John "Jack" and Charlotte Marie Hanson Winness. She retired from Medco and its predecessor, National Metal Products, with 39 years of service. She was also a former office worker at American Central. She attended the First United Methodist Church, and was a member of Kappa Kappa Sigma Sorority. She enjoyed traveling. Survivors include a niece, Diana Glisson of Connersville; and four first cousins and their spouses and families, Linda Siler and John, Ron and Shirley Williams, all of Connersville, Gary Hanson and Tonie of League City, TX, and James and Diane Hanson of Fenton, MI. She was preceded in death by her parents, and a sister, Joan Lucas. Cremation arrangements were handled by Showalter Blackwell Long Funeral Home. Interment was at Dale Cemetery.

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WITHAM, David
TIPTON, INDIANA: David B. Witham, 90, died December 17, 1970. He was born October 12, 1880 in Ohio to Ephraim and Sarah Miller Witham. He was a farmer and a member of Hobbs United Methodist Church. Survivors include his wife, Laura May Seaman Witham; two daughters, Opal (Robert) Graham and June (Robert) Weeks; two sons, Clayton Witham and Maurice Witham; two sisters, Hattie Kline and Minnie Kline; 10 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Arcadia Cemetery by Leatherman-Morris Funeral Home.

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WITT, Norma Jean
LARWILL, INDIANA: Norma Jean Witt, 79, died November 26, 2008. She was born December 31, 1928 to the late Francis Catherine Kreger Johnson and George William Johnson. She was a member of Winona Lake Grace Brethren Church. She is survived by three daughters, Cathy (Thomas) Mullins of Kankakee, IL, Barbara (Robert) Vandermark of Larwill, and Nancy (John) Graham of Seale, AL; 11 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; four brothers, Ray (June) Johnson of Findlay, OH, John (Irma) Johnson of Burkburnett, TX, Dan (Sandy) Johnson of Findlay, OH, and Ron (Janelle) Johnson of Tampa, FL; and two sisters, Ruth (Bob) Ashby of Uniontown, PA, and Janet (Joe) Seman of Warren, OH. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wilmer Kenneth Witt, Jr.; her parents; a sister; and three brothers. Services were held at Winona Lake Grace Brethren Church. Interment was at Lakeview Cemetery under the direction of Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home.

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WOLFF, Sister Charlyne
OLDENBURG, INDIANA: Sr. Charlyne Wolff, OSF, 86, died February 7, 2011. She was born February 14, 1924 in Dayton, OH to Alfred and Clara Zwiesler Wolff. She was a member of the Sisters of St. Francis in Oldenburg. She entered the convent in 1939, and professed her final vows on August 11, 1945. She taught at several different schools, including Our Lady of Perpetual Help in New Albany, St. Leo's and St. Vincent de Paul in Cincinnati, and Scecina Memorial High School in Indianapolis. She served as postulant mistress for the convent, and was a missionary for 26 years in Papua New Guinea. She retired to the Motherhouse in 1996. She is survived by a sister, Mary Joan Corrigan of Indianapolis. She was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, Robert Wolff. 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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WOLLENWEBER, Mary Jean
NEW PALESTINE, INDIANA: Mary Jean Wollenweber 74, died March 10, 2005. She was born January 10, 1931. She was a retired legal secretary. She was a member of New Apostolic Church, and enjoyed photography, horses, and playing the piano. She is survived by her husband, Charles T. Wollenweber; four daughters, Theresa L. Matus, Mary D. Neilan, Jean M. Weliver, and Patricia A. Reed; two sons, Michael Neilan and Thomas P. Neilan; and two stepdaughters, Susan B. Dezelan and Nancy L. Cales. She was preceded in death by a son, Daniel K. Neilan. Interment was at Washington Park East Cemetery under the direction of Flanner and Buchanan Funeral Center.

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WRING, Hollis
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA: Hollis F. Wring, 72, died October 16, 1999 at Community North Hospital. He was born in 1926 to Herschel and Alice McClure Wring. He retired from the Chicago Motor Club. Survivors include his wife, June Wring; a son, Gary Wring of Indianapolis; a daughter, Patricia Smith of Fort Wayne; and a grandchild. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Edna Brasher; and a brother, Northern Wring. Burial was at Lindenwood Cemtery in Fort Wayne under the direction of McComb and Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home.

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WURM, Sister Mary
TIPTON, INDIANA: Sr. Mary G. Wurm 94, died November 16, 2007. She was born Norma Mary Wurm on October 27, 1913 in Attica, OH to Lawrence J. and Eleanor Gerhardstein Wurm. She attended International Business College and St. Francis College. She made her perpetual vows with the Sisters of St. Joseph in 1950. She was a teacher and school secretary, and also worked at several different hospitals. She was the parish CCD coordinator for St. Paul Parish in Marion, and had resided at the St. Joseph Center in Tipton since 1992. Survivors include a sister, Rita Carnegie of Van Nuys, CA; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Alma Ruth Wurm and Jeanette Meeker; and two brothers, John and Leonard Wurm. Services were held at the St. Joseph Center. Interment was at St. Joseph Cemetery under the direction of Young-Nichols Funeral Home.

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WYSONG, Peggy
SYRACUSE, INDIANA: Peggy F. Wysong, 84, died May 14, 1978. She was born May 20, 1893 in Carey, OH to Orange L. and MaLissa Morgan Cleveland. She was a former Indianpolis resident, and had been in Syracuse for a decade. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Marcille Moore of Syracuse; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Kathryn Clarke of Palm Beach, FL; two sisters, Mrs. C. Lorena Barth of Hammond, and Mrs. Virginia Marsh of Syracuse; 2 grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry Wysong. Interment was at the Syracuse Cemetery under the direction of Harris Funeral Home.

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YACUK, Doris
BREMEN, INDIANA: Doris E. Yacuk, 84, died August 6, 2008. She was born May 23, 1924 in Alamo, NM to Charles and Bennie Brown. She retired from the State of Indiana. She attended First Presbyterian Church, and was a member of the Elks Club and the Order of the Eastern Star. She enjoyed traveling, basketry, and painting. She is survived by two sons, Chuck (Kathy) Yacuk of Kouts, and Ron (Pam) Yacuk of Texas; two daughters, Debra (Charles) Nick of Bremen, and Dawn (Jeff) Kessler of Elkhart; 8 grandsons; and 7 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Nick Yacuk; two sisters, Ruby Brown and Leota Frizell; and a brother, Hector Brown. Interment was at Rice Cemetery in Elkhart under the direction of Stemm-Lawson-Peterson Funeral Home.

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YAGELSKI, Geraldine
CROWN POINT, INDIANA: Geraldine B. Fedorchak Yagelski, 69, died February 18, 2006 at St. Anthony Medical Center. She was born October 21, 1936 in Gary, IN. She worked at C&C Iron in Merrillville for over 18 years, and was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church. Survivors include her husband of 46 years, Raymond; two sons, James (Kimberly) Yagelski of Glenview, IL, and Thomas Yagelski of Racine, WI; a brother, George Fedorchak; a sister-in-law, Joyce Yagelski of Crown Point; and 2 granddaughters. Services were held at St. Mary Catholic Church. Arrangements were handled by Geisen Funeral Home.

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YAGER, Marquita
FORT WAYNE, INDIANA: Marquita Eileen Yager, 82, died September 20, 2010 at Lutheran Hospital. She was born in Fort Wayne on December 7, 1927. She retired from Anthis Career Center, and had also worked as a secretary for the Fort Wayne Community Schools for 29 years. She attended Faith Lutheran Church, and was a member of Nu Phi Mu Sorority, Phi Theta Delta, and the American Legion Auxiliary. She is survived by her sons, Larry Craig (Susan) Yager of Edwardsville, Richard Paul "Dick" (Suzanne) Yager of Scappoose, OR, and Bradley Carter (Urania) Yager of Costa Rica; her mother, Lavona Lucile Turpchinoff of Fort Wayne; a brother, Gary Lee Turpchinoff of Fort Wayne; and 5 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Paul Yager; a son, Kerry Lynn Yager; and her father, Henry Lewis Baker. Entombment was at Covington Memorial Gardens under the direction of Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Home For Funerals.

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YARIAN, Charles
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA: Charles E. Yarian, 78, died August 30, 2003. He was born February 11, 1925. He owned Yarian Sales Co., Inc., and was a salesman for over 40 years. He attended Orchard Park Presbyterian Church, and was a member of the Carmel Masonic Lodge, Indianapolis Valley Scottish Rite, Murat Shrine, and Sertoma. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Carolyn J. Fisher Yarian; a daughter, Rebecca S. (Joe) Cerda; two sons, William M. (Kimberly) Yarian, and Michael S. (Paula) Yarian; a brother, Burton David Yarian; a sister, Joan (Ralph) Chapman; 3 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Interment was at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens with arrangements by Flanner and Buchanan Funeral Center.

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YEARY, Delphia
BEDFORD, INDIANA: Delphia Irene Yeary, 89, died December 26, 2004. She was born October 24, 1914 in Norman, IN to John and Stella B. Raines Fleetwood. She is survived by a son, Larry W. Henderson (Mildred) of Mitchell; a daughter, Roberta Thompson of Bedford; 7 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Gordon Ray Henderson and Carter Yeary; a son, Robert Dale Henderson; a sister, Myrtle Reed; and her parents. Interment was at Beech Grove Cemetery by Day and Carter Mortuary.

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YERK, Bernice
MONTICELLO, INDIANA: Bernice Yerk, 72, died April 4, 2006 at the Monticello Assisted Living and Healthcare Center. She was born May 2, 1933 in Delphi, IN to William and Esther Presley Heathcote. She is survived by her husband, Vern Yerk; a son, Randy A. Yerk of Monticello; a daughter, Brenda J. Brooks of Monticello; a sister, Mary Rishel of Delphi; a granddaughter; and a great-granddaughter. She was preceded in death by two brothers. Services were held in Monticello. Interment was at Brookston Cemetery.

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YORGER, Philip
WEST LAFAYETTE, INDIANA: Philip J. Yorger, 73, died March 30, 2009. He was born July 3, 1935 in Elwood, IN to Ernest J. and Lois Banes Yorger. He worked at Kirby Risk Electric Motors, and attended Central Presbyterian Church. He enjoyed movies and music, and had amassed a collection of over 2,000 videos, CDs and records. Services were held at Central Presbyterian Church. Arrangements were handled by Hippensteel Funeral Home.

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ZAHURSKY, Dora
ELKHART, INDIANA: Dora Zahursky, 97, died June 11, 2007 at Valley View Health Care Center. She was born in Odessa, Ukraine on February 25, 1910 to Miketa and Mottia Karpenko Demerza. She was a member of the Holy Trinity Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Goshen. Survivors include four daughters, Tonia Kidd of Elkhart, Nadia (Bill) Wegehoft of Osceola, Zina (Bill) Smith of Kentucky, and Nina McNutt of Florida; 7 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ivan Zahursky; three brothers; and a half-sister. Services were held at Holy Trinity Ukrainian Orthodox Church. Burial was at Oakridge Cemetery.

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ZAKROCKI, Adolphina
SOUTH BEND, INDIANA: Adolphina K. Zakrocki, 90, died December 23, 2009. She was born June 6, 1919. She is survived by two daughters, Susan M. (David) Brody of Granger, and Patricia M. Bajorek of Maryland; 3 grandchldren; two sisters, Edna Michalski and Helen Hubler, both of South Bend; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Casimer; and a son, Michael. Services were held at St. Stanislaus Church. Burial was at St. Joseph Valley Memorial Park under the direction of Kaniewski Funeral Homes.

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ZALOKAR, Mildred
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA: Mildred Louise Zalokar, 85, died November 17, 2007. She was born November 25, 1921 in Chicago, IL to Walter Teschke and Irena S. Brockus Teschke. She was a former resident of Rockville, and was the retired co-owner of Circle Z Bait Shop. She had also worked at Victor Gasket in Chicago and Raceway Park in Indianapolis. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Rockville, the Moose Lodge, the Knights of Columbus Auxiliary, the VFW, the American Legion, and 40&8 Voiture in Indianapolis. She is survived by three daughters, Donna Moore of Loveland, OH, and Tina Rena Sexton and Linda Dewees, both of Indianapolis; two sons, Edward C. Zalokar, Jr. of Indianapolis, and Donald D. Zalokar of Pendleton, IN; a brother, Edward Teschke of Leesburg, FL; 15 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Edward C. Zalokar, Sr. Burial was at Memory Garden Cemetery in Rockville under the direction of Gooch Funeral Home.

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ZEIGLER, Owen Lester
DAYTON, INDIANA: Owen Lester Zeigler died November 2, 1899. He was born June 26, 1892 to James and Dora Zeigler. He was the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. C.C. Gipe. Burial was at Dayton Cemetery.

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ZIMMERMAN, Mildred
LA PORTE, INDIANA: Mildred Ann Zimmerman, 76, died May 28, 2008. She was born October 6, 1931 to the late Harry Fossow and Verda Green Fossow. She was a member of St. John Lutheran Church. She is survived by her husband, Forrest Zimmerman; two daughters, Sharon (John) Bachert, and Karen (Lou) Biernacki, all of La Porte; a son, Michael (Karen) Zimmerman of Rolling Prairie; a brother, Larry (Ann) Green of Pensacola, FL; a cousin, Dean Smith of Rochester; 8 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her parents; and two sons, Gary Zimmerman and Steve Zimmerman. Interment of ashes was at Pine Lake Cemetery under the direction of Haverstock Funeral Home.

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