Our Obituaries

Robert Sutton

September 20, 1931 - May 26, 2017

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Elizabeth Ash

June 15, 1923 - May 26, 2017

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James Max McCarter

November 15, 1933 - May 18, 2017

James Max "Jim" McCarter, 83, of Greencastle, surrounded by his family, entered Heaven's gates and into our Mother's arms on May 18, 2017.He was born on November 15, 1933 to Clinton and Lillian (Osborn) McCarter in Martin County, Indiana. He graduated in 1952 from Elnora High School, Elnora, IN.Dad married Mahala Jane Truelove on March 9th, 1956 and left a week later to serve his country in the...
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Harold Spicer

December 10, 1921 - May 17, 2017

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Aiden Chance McMullin

December 17, 2014 - May 15, 2017

Aiden Chance McMullin, 2, of Greencastle, was taken into God's Care on May 15, 2017.Aiden was born in Danville, IN, on December 17, 2014, the son of Aaron McMullin and Toni (Ballard) Howard.He was the little brother of David, Brittany, Jeremy, and Jenna Howard, the grandson of Odis McMullin, Mark Ballard, and Evelyn Ballard, and the nephew of Jason McMullin, Loren Fritz David, Christopher David,...
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Donald Vernick

October 3, 1933 - May 12, 2017

Donald Vernick, 83, passed away Friday, May 12, 2017, at his residence following an extended illness.Donald was born in Indianapolis on October 3, 1933, the son of Guss and LaVerne (Taylor) Vernick, and attended Emmerich Manual High School.Mr. Vernick served proudly in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. He worked at Stark and Wetzel Meat Packing Plant for 19 years then worked for...
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Jack E. Patterson

March 9, 1929 - May 11, 2017

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Maxine Maxine McCammack

October 4, 1938 - May 10, 2017

Maxine McCammack, 78, of Greencastle, passed away on Wednesday, May 10, 2017.Born October 4, 1938 in Putnam County, IN, the daughter of Dennis "Smokey" and Eva (McCullough) Goodpaster and attended Belle Union High School.Maxine had been a cook with the Belle Union High School and DePauw University for several years and retired from the Putnam County Clerk's Office. She was a member of the Hanna...
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Bruce Gastineau

April 13, 1942 - May 9, 2017

Bruce A. Gastineau "Dr. G." My dad's idea of heaven would have been lounging under the expanse of an old tree as it dabbled the sky above green. He'd surely have wanted the added comfort of a rich, brown beer or jammy red wine. A dog, content and cozying at his side, would have completed the picture. His were simple joys, simply enjoyed. He was a son, a father, a grandfather,...
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Stanley Edward Scobee

June 13, 1942 - May 9, 2017

Stanley Edward Scobee, 74, of Greencastle, passed away on Tuesday, May 9, 2017.Born June 13, 1942 in Greencastle, to Russell Edward "Ed" and Bertha Terry Scobee, raised by his father and stepmother, Verna June Martin Scobee. He was a graduate of Bainbridge High School "Class of 1961". He married Marsha Ann Hayes on October 20, 1974 at the Woodland Heights Christian Church in Crawfordsville...
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Seth Michael Marlatt

September 6, 1981 - May 2, 2017

Seth Michael Marlatt, age 35, of Greencastle, passed away on Tuesday, May 2, 2017.Born September 6, 1981 in Greencastle, the son of Michael and Brenda (Adams) Marlatt and was a graduate of Greencastle High School "Class of 2000".Seth was a horse trainer having worked in Indiana, Texas, and Georgia for several years, and a DAC Dealer in horse supplement. He was a member of the Professional...
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Gloria A. Bergstrom

June 3, 1932 - April 25, 2017

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Donna Lou Collins

February 2, 1952 - April 19, 2017

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Betty Imogene Cox

September 10, 1936 - April 14, 2017

Betty Imogene Cox, 80, passed away at the home of her daughter, Friday, April 14, 2017.Betty was born in Tangier on September 10, 1936, the daughter of Paul and Lucinda (Adams) McMahan and was a graduate of Greencastle High School. Mrs. Cox was a homemaker, and had worked at Old Trail Inn and IBM . Survivors include four daughters, Cinda Lynn Davis, Greencastle, Kathy Ann (Ronald)Tucker of...
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Richard Jay Weist

April 26, 1958 - April 12, 2017

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Barbara O. Age

January 30, 1924 - April 7, 2017

Barbara Age 93, of St. Petersburg, Florida, went to be with God, Friday, April 7, 2017.She is survived by her son, Kenneth Age; daughter, Sandra Gregory; grandson, Kirk Age; granddaughters, Rebecca Gregory and Candice Fields; great-granddaughter Sydney Heyob; brother, Larry Ott and niece, Shelia Reese.Barbara was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Lloyd T. Age.Barbara was a member of...
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Mary Katherine Douglas

June 21, 1940 - April 7, 2017

Mary Katherine Douglas, age 76, of Reelsville, passed away on Friday, April 7, 2017 surrounded by her family.Born June 21, 1940 in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of Robert and Margaret (Buskirk) Yorger and was a graduate of Decatur High School.Mary Katherine had worked at the Indianapolis Birthing Center for several years, and has served as a Midwife since 1974. She was a member of the New...
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Billy Gene Austin

December 3, 1939 - April 5, 2017

Billy Gene Austin, age 77, of Bainbridge, passed away on Wednesday, April 5, 2017.Born December 3, 1939 in Indianapolis, he was the son of Avery and Mildred (Huffman) Austin and a graduate of Bainbridge High School "Class of 1958"Bill was an airline Captain with US Airways for 33 years, retiring in 1992. He was a member of the Soaring Eagles and Bainbridge United Methodist Church.Bill is...
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Barbara Lee Monnett

March 12, 1934 - April 4, 2017

Barbara Lee "Bobby" Monnett, 83, of Greencastle, passed away on Tuesday, April 4, 2017. She was born on March 12, 1934 in Greencastle to Walter L. Bryan and Kathleen O'Conner Bryan.Bobby was a 1952 graduate of Greencastle High School, had been employed at Prevo's, and owned and operated the Chateau Theatre. She was a former member of Tri Kappa Sorority and had been active in P.T.A. and Girl...
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James David Mackey

March 31, 1952 - April 1, 2017

James David Mackey, age 65, of Brazil, passed away on Saturday, April 1, 2017 surrounded by his family.Born March 31, 1952 in Greencastle, he was the son of James Douglas and Mary Ruth (Hanneman) Mackey Shamel and was a graduate of Greencastle High School Class of "1970"James was a United States Army Veteran having attended the Wentworth Military School and serving his country in Vietnam. He was...
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Jessie Lucille Parker

September 13, 1922 - March 26, 2017

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Arnold No Middle Name Smith

January 5, 1944 - March 26, 2017

Arnold Smith, 73, of Greencastle, passed away on Sunday, March 26, 2017.He was born in Deerlodge, TN to Herman and Mabel (Hall) Smith.Arnold spent a lifetime working in auto body shops around Greencastle. He had a passion for cars. He retired from Great Dane in Brazil, IN.He is survived by his wife, Betty Smith; children, Tom (Julie) Smith of Danville, Wendy (Kerry) Stout of Cloverdale, Kathy...
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Larry Max Clodfelter

September 3, 1949 - March 24, 2017

Larry M. Clodfelter, 67, of Greencastle, passed away at home early Friday morning, March 24, 2017, ending his battle with cancer.He was the first son of Max and Alice (Shoemaker) Clodfelter, born September 3, 1949 in Crawfordsville, IN, was a 1967 graduate of Bainbridge High School, a 1968 graduate of the Hobart Welding School, in Troy, OH, and was a member of the Bainbridge Christian Church, and...
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Morris Leon Taylor

March 15, 1935 - March 23, 2017

Morris Leon Taylor, age 82, of Greencastle, passed away on Thursday, March 23, 2017.Born March 15, 1935 in Somerset, Kentucky, the son of Lester C. and D. Marie (Simpson) Taylor.Morris served 26 years in the Army, Army Guard, and Air National Guard, retiring in 1994. He had also worked at Greencastle Manufacturing for 20 years, retiring in 1991.He is survived by his children, Nora I. (David)...
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Sharon Joan Jones

August 10, 1936 - March 21, 2017

Sharon Joan Jones, age 80, of Fillmore, passed away on Tuesday, March 21, 2017.Born August 10, 1936, in Greencastle, the daughter of Joe Dawson and Gladys Eileen (Wells) Dunivan and was a graduate of Stilesville High School "Class of 1954".Sharon was a homemaker and a member of the Fillmore Christian Church. She loved to paint, play the organ and sing, and most of all she loved children, and...
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Eileen Janett Goodwin

June 2, 1924 - March 19, 2017

Eileen Janett Goodwin, 92, of Greencastle, passed away on Sunday, March 19, 2017.Born June 2, 1924, in New Market, she was the daughter of Raymond and Eva (Wright) Short. She was a graduate of Waveland High School.Eileen retired from RCA in Indianapolis, where she had worked for more than 30 years.She is survived by her daughters, Mary Webster, Gloria (Jim) Sperring and Wendy (Dave) Danner; a son...
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Laura Frances Hayes

November 6, 1931 - March 18, 2017

Laura Frances (Phelps) Hayes, 85 of Greencastle, passed away, Saturday March 18, 2017 at Hickory Creek Nursing Home in Greencastle, IN. She was born November 6, 1931 to Floyd Wesley and Genevieve (Hamilton) Phelps. She worked at PR Malory in Greencastle for 15 years then later became a homemaker to her family. She Married Finis Ray Hayes on December 28, 1951. She loved her dog Cricket, enjoyed...
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Curtis Donald Moore

February 25, 1928 - March 18, 2017

Curtis Donald Moore, 89 of Greencastle, passed away at Hendricks Regional Hospital on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at the age of 89. He was born in Putnam County on February 25, 1928 to the late Franklin and Nora (Smock) Moore.Curtis served his country in the United States Army from 1945 until 1947, upon completion of his military service; he worked for the Greencastle Water Department for 32 years,...
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John Henry Rulfs

February 19, 1931 - March 16, 2017

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Daniel Renee Evans

July 27, 1979 - March 11, 2017

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Lewis Manion

January 12, 1941 - March 9, 2017

Lewis Manion, age 76, of Greencastle, passed away on Thursday, March 9, 2017.Born January 12, 1941 in Crawfordsville, the son of Emmett and Mary E. (Perry) Manion and was a graduate of Patricksburg High School "Class of 1959".Lewis was a veteran, having served in the United States Navy and a member of the American Legion.He had worked as a diesel mechanic for the Walmart Truck Center for seven...
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Betty Jean Williams

July 6, 1937 - March 7, 2017

Betty Jean Williams, 79, of Greencastle, passed away on Tuesday, March 7, 2017,She was born July 6, 1937 in Ladoga, the daughter of Harley B. and Lorna (Barker) Servies. Betty was a 1955 graduate of New Market High School.Betty was a homemaker and had worked several years with PR Mallorys and Taylor Graphics. She was a member of the Roachdale Christian Church, and the Ladies Aid and Primetimers...
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Kathryn Kay Thompson

February 15, 1915 - March 7, 2017

Kathryn Thompson, age 102, of Greencastle, passed away on Tuesday, March 7, 2017.Born February 15, 1915 in Crown Point, the daughter of Wells and Helen (Woodcock) Ainsworth. She was a graduate of Greencastle High School "Class of 1933". Kathryn retired from P.R. Mallorys in 1983, where she had worked for 17 ½ years, she had previously worked at the Angwell Curtain Factory for 12 ½...
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Darla Lynn Hopkins

January 24, 1941 - March 6, 2017

Darla L. Mace Hopkins, Greencastle, passed away on Monday, March 06, 2017, at the Waters after a short illness. Darla was born on January 24th, 1941, the daughter of Johnny and Christine (O'Neal) Masten. She was a 1959 graduate of Greencastle High School. She held several positions in the medical field during her work career. She worked at a Burn Center and later became a Pharmacy Tech at...
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Vera Chapman

April 30, 1925 - March 1, 2017

Vera A. Chapman, 91 of Brownsburg, passed away, March 1, 2017 in Brownsburg, IN. Vera was born April 30, 1925 in Greencastle, IN to Bert E. and Grace Roberts. She was a 1943 graduate of Greencastle High School and worked for the Hendricks County Bank in Plainfield, for many years prior to her retirement. Vera attended the Connection Pointe Christian Church in Brownsburg, and had been a member of...
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Maxine R. Haskett

October 1, 1921 - February 26, 2017

Maxine R. Haskett, 95 of Greencastle, passed away, February 26, 2017 in Indianapolis, IN. Maxine was born October 1, 1921 in Terre Haute, IN to Bert E. and Grace Roberts. She was a 1939 graduate of Greencastle High School and went to work immediately for General Telephone Company, where she would remain for over 30 years prior to her retirement. Maxine was a member of the First Christian Church,...
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James Roy Grider

September 8, 1948 - February 25, 2017

"Cancer may take my life, but it will never take my love, my memories, my laughter, or my soul."James "Jim" Roy Grider, age 68, of Greencastle, passed away on Saturday, February 25, 2017 surrounded by his family.Born September 8, 1948 in Russell Springs, Kentucky, he was the son of Robert Claude and Pauline (Omar) Grider.Jim was a auto mechanic having worked at Beck's Automotive and National Car...
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Charles Oscar Irving

July 17, 1928 - February 24, 2017

Charles Oscar Irving, age 88, of Greencastle, passed away on Friday, February 24, 2017. He was born in Peoria, IL, the son of Oscar and Thelma (Crossley) Irving.Oscar was an automotive mechanic having retired from Eastside Motors and previously working 33 years at Putnam Motors. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge #47, Greencastle.He is survived by his son, Leo Irving; stepdaughters, Monica ...
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Elva Mae Porter

November 8, 1922 - February 22, 2017

Elva Mae (O'Hair) Porter, age 94, of Greencastle, passed away on Wednesday, February 22, 2017.Born November 8, 1922 in Morton, Indiana, the daughter of Marion and Mae (Keyt) O'Hair. She was a graduate of Clinton Center Schools "Class of 1940"Elva had been a housemother for 14 years at the Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity and three years at Delta Delta Delta Sorority at DePauw University. She had...
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Harold Chilcote

January 28, 1935 - February 22, 2017

Harold Chilcote, 82 of Greencastle, passed away peacefully in the same home he was born in on February 22, 2017.Harold was born January 28, 1935 in his family home in rural Greencastle to Leland and Agnes (Roberts) Chilcote. He was drafted to serve his country in the United States Army, but was discharged at the untimely passing of his father. He was a life-long farmer and worked for many years...
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Barbara Jean Higgins

August 30, 1945 - February 21, 2017

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James Ray High

December 12, 1940 - February 14, 2017

James R. High, 76, Greencastle, was born Dec. 14, 1940 in Kankakee County, Ill., to Edward and Bernita High. Preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Catherine Call; two brothers, Roger and Richard; and one son, Jonathan. Survived by his wife, Sharon of 54 years; one daughter, Valerie Rayce (Michael) of Greencastle; one son, Alan High (Patty) of Herscher, Ill., and three grandchildren,...
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Betty Jo Covert

November 6, 1949 - February 12, 2017

Betty Jo Covert, 67 of Greencastle, passed away February 12, 2017 surrounded by her loving family.Betty was born November 6, 1949 in Lenoir City, TN to Roy and Josephine Boothe. She was a graduate of Greencastle High School, worked in food service at DePauw University, and attended the Church of God. She is survived by he loving husband, Jesse Stephen Covert; children, Jay Stephen (wife Cinnamon...
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Jonathan Jay Clark

April 6, 1957 - February 3, 2017

Jonathan Jay Clark, 59 of Greencastle, IN, passed away unexpectedly February 3, 2017.Mr. Clark was born April 6, 1957 in Greencastle, IN to Leland and Betty Clark. He served his country in the United States Army from 1976 until 1987. In addition to his military career he worked as an automotive mechanic for various dealerships. He was a member of The National Rifle Association and the American...
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John Best

May 17, 1930 - January 29, 2017

John Leon Best, 86 of Greencastle, passed away peacefully at his home, January 29, 2017.John was born May 17, 1930 in Clay County, Indiana to William and Inez (Trout) Best. He worked for many years for Public Service, before retirement in 1990. In addition to his work at Public Service he was a long-time farmer and raised hogs; his favorite quote when touring the farm was always "Smells like...
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Roberta Ann Smiley

October 26, 1937 - January 27, 2017

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Georgia Elizabeth Sublette

February 23, 1915 - January 25, 2017

Georgia Elizabeth Evens SubletteGeorgia Elizabeth Evens Sublette, 101, passed away Wednesday January 25, 2017 at Independence Court. She was born on her grandparents' farm in Putnam County, Indiana, on February 23, 1915 to the late Roy and Hazel (Haymaker) Evens. She enjoyed her early years in the country, later attending Putnamville School and graduating from Greencastle High School in 1933....
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Annalee Annie Asbell

December 21, 1935 - January 21, 2017

Annalee Asbell passed away Saturday morning, January 21st, at her home. She was born in Pike County, Indiana on December 21, 1935 to Howard and Inez (Chanley) Selby. Annie was the third of nine children: Ruth, Onal, Kenny, Maxine, Linda, Patty, Marilyn and Sandy. She and her husband Richard were married in 1958 and moved to Greencastle in 1959, when he worked for Maynard Johnson as a new...
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Anthony Everett Petrarca

May 13, 1956 - January 19, 2017

Anthony E "Tony" Petrarca, 60, of Greencastle, passed away January 19, 2017 at his home. Tony was born May 13, 1956 he was the son of Nicholas and Norma J. Petrarca. He worked for many years in the Service Center at DePauw University prior to his retirement. He is survived by his wife, Beth Petrarca; son, Anthony N. Petrarca (Kirstine); step-children, Jody McCullough, Tina Huff, and Judy Simpson...
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Lavon Smith

April 23, 1928 - January 19, 2017

Harriett Lavon Smith, 88, of Greencastle, passed away January 19, 2017. Mrs. Smith was born, April 23, 1928 in Jackson, MI to Wilbur Clifford and Ethel (Lewis) Smith. She was a graduate of Broad Ripple High School and attended Butler University. She had been a teller at First Citizens, Old Evansville, and Old National Banks. She was a member of Greencastle Baptist Church and volunteered at the...
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Wilda Eileen Wray

October 23, 1925 - January 11, 2017

Wilda E. Wray, age 91, of Greencastle, passed away on Wednesday, January 11, 2017.Born October 23, 1925 in Clinton Township of Putnam County, the daughter of Earl Everett and Mabel (Martin) Evens. She was a graduate of Greencastle High School "Class of 1943".Wilda retired from Walmart Distribution Center, where she worked part-time in the marking room. She had also worked at the Angwell Curtain...
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Jay Randolph Mark

May 18, 1950 - January 4, 2017

Jay Randolph Mark, 66, Greencastle, passed away peacefully at home with his family on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017 after an extended battle with cancer.Affectionately known as "Randy" or "JR," Jay was born May 18, 1950 in Greencastle to Harold Wayne Mark and Paula Eiteljorge Mark.He was a 1968 graduate of Greencastle High School and held management positions in manufacturing...
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John Dale Zimmerman

January 28, 1952 - January 2, 2017

.John Dale Zimmerman, 64 of Greencastle, passed away unexpectedly, January 2, 2016.John was born January 28, 1952 in Greencastle to Otha and Ruth Zimmerman, he was a graduate of Greencastle High School and served his country in the United States Army. He had worked operating various machinery for the State of Indiana and the City of Greencastle. Most recently he helped at Don's garage in...
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Alvia Mitchel ALLEN

July 5, 1957 - January 1, 2017

Alvia M. Allen, 59, of Greencastle, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017.Born July 5, 1957 in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of Louis and Dorothy Pavey.Alvia was a homemaker and had worked for Gobin Memorial United Methodist Church for more than 20 years.She is survived by her husband, James Allen; children Raymond Pavey, Bobbie Jo Cesnik and Thomas Slinker; a brother, Allen Pavey; a sister,...
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James Michael Beck

February 10, 1947 - December 28, 2016

James Michael (Mike) BeckAge 69, of Greencastle, Indiana, passed away on Wednesday, December 28, 2016.He was born February 10, 1947 in Columbus, Indiana, and was the son of Patricia (Wertz)Thackery and Todd Beck. He graduated from Hauser High School in 1965, and graduated with honors from Indiana University in 1977 with a BSEd.He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War, and...
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Carolyn June Flint

March 10, 1935 - December 17, 2016

Carolyn June Flint, age 81, of Greencastle, passed away on Saturday, December 17, 2016.Born March 10, 1935 in Rockville, she was the daughter of Elbert Gail and Frances Margritte (Thornton) Irwin and was a graduate of Greencastle High School "Class of 1953".Carolyn was a homemaker. She had also worked seven years at IBM, in the kitchen at Northeast School, and was a demo product sampler at...
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Marjorie E. WALLACE

August 28, 1932 - December 14, 2016

Marjorie E. Wallace, age 84, of Greencastle, passed away on Wednesday, December 14, 2016.Born August 28, 1932 in Rockville, the daughter of Elbert and Frances (Dillinger) Irwin and was a graduate of Greencastle High School.Marjorie was a homemaker and a member of the Long Branch Church of Christ.She is survived by her children, Vickie (Mike) O'Hair, Carrie (Jeff) Miller, Debbie (Brad) Benson,...
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Dale E. Detro

March 21, 1937 - December 6, 2016

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Ralph Harry Jordan

September 1, 1931 - November 30, 2016

Ralph H. Jordan, age 85, of Fillmore, passed away on Wednesday, November 30, 2016.Born September 1, 1931 in Delaware, OH, he was the son of Ralph Harry and Marie (Clark) Jordan. He was a veteran having served in the United States Air Force.Ralph had worked at IBM for 35 years, as a tool & die maker, retiring in 1987. He also served as the caretaker of Fillmore Cemetery for 24 years.He was a...
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Dorothy Ann Setlak

July 14, 1946 - November 28, 2016

Dorothy Ann Setlak, age 70, of Greencastle, passed away on Monday, November 28, 2016.Born July 14, 1946 in Kansas City, she was the daughter of Marvin & Thelma Burdelow and was a graduate of Ben Davis High School "Class of 1964". She had also attended IUPUI.Dorothy retired from the Putnamville Correctional Facility, where she had worked for over 40 years. She had previously worked for the...
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Robert Daniel Cook

December 23, 1937 - November 27, 2016

Robert Daniel "Dan" Cook, 78 of Reelsville, passed away peacefully in his home on November 27, 2016 surrounded by his loving family. Born December 23, 1937 in Greencastle, he was son of Ray Martin and Irene Reed.He was a 1957 graduate of Reelsville High School and proudly served his country in the United States Navy, aboard the USS Allen Sumner.Mr. Cook retired from Public Service Indiana with...
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Mildred Irene Gorham

September 22, 1926 - November 22, 2016

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Joshua Dylan Dobbs

February 2, 1985 - November 17, 2016

Our Lord called Joshua Dylan Dobbs home with Him on Thursday, November 17th, 2016. Josh was born on February 2, 1985 to Kenneth and Janice (Wilson) Dobbs and was 31 years of age. Josh was full of life the day he was brought into this world, never leaving the loved ones around him with a dull moment. Josh was known for his bright eyes, contagious laugh, a smile that could light up a room, and...
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Albert Hans Reutemann

October 22, 1932 - November 16, 2016

Albert Hans Reutemann passed away peacefully in his home on Nov. 16, 2016, after a brief illness.He was born to Albert and Gertrude (Brutschy) Reutemann on Oct. 22, 1932, in Ashippun, Wis.He married Lena Denise Tillett on Oct. 20, 1956, in Newbury, England.Albert was a 20-year veteran of the Air Force. During that time, he completed a 13-month tour of duty in South Korea, trained as a Ranger...
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Lisa Diane Rumley

September 16, 1962 - November 14, 2016

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Freda Mae Foxx

August 17, 1928 - November 4, 2016

Freda Mae Foxx, 88, Indianapolis, passed away on Friday, Nov. 4, 2016.Freda was born Aug. 17, 1928 in Greencastle to Dee Scaggs and Minnie Lee Blankenbecker Scaggs. Her family was evenly divided between five daughters and five sons. Freda was the fifth of 10 children.Preceded in death by six of her 10 siblings, she continued to enjoy the love and support of two sisters and a brother: Myrt (Mrs....
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Henry Lee Martin

January 17, 1928 - October 29, 2016

Henry "Lee" Martin, 88 of Russellville, passed away at his beloved country home surrounded by his family on October 29, 2016. Lee was born, January 17, 1928 to Jesse Martin and Era Bales Martin in Parke County, Indiana. He married Charlotte Taylor on April 27, 1952 and she survives. He attended Clinton Center High School and graduated in 1946. He served in the U.S. Army from 1952-1954 in...
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Beverly Anne Jones-Steele

May 1, 1952 - October 18, 2016

Beverly A. Jones-SteeleMay 1, 1952 - October 18, 2016Beverly Anne Jones-Steele, 64, of Cloverdale, Ind. passed unexpectedly on early Tuesday morning, October 18, 2016, at Riverview Health in Noblesville, Ind. She is survived by husband Wally Steele. They married on May 27, 2005. Bev is also survived by her mother Naomi Jackson, Indianapolis, sisters Belinda (Chet) Miles, Carmel, Ill. and Betsy ...
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Jocie Elizabeth Kircher

January 18, 1919 - October 16, 2016

Jocie Elizabeth Kircher age 97 years, of Greencastle, Indiana died on Sunday, October 16, 2016. She was born January 18, 1919 in Sheldon, Vernon County, Missouri and was the daughter of Roy and Eulalia Mary (Phipps) Cunningham. She graduated from Sheldon High School, Sheldon, Missouri in 1937. After high school she studied Cosmetology and Hairdressing and was licensed by the state of Missouri to...
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Dennis Goldberg

June 8, 1953 - October 13, 2016

Dr. Dennis Goldberg, 63, of Greencastle was born into eternal life on October 13, 2016.Dr. Goldberg was born June 8, 1953 to Arnold and Dorothy Goldberg. He was a true ISU Sycamore, earning all three of his degrees in education from the University.Dr. Goldberg had a passion for education, serving students in many capacities, including Principal of Greencastle High School, Assistant Superintendent...
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Sherry Lynn Sanders

October 7, 1954 - October 12, 2016

Sherry Lynn Sanders, 62 of Greencastle, passed away unexpectedly, October 12, 2016.She was born October 7, 1954 in Indianapolis, IN to Cleo and Dorothy Williams. She was a 1974 graduate of Greencastle High School and worked in various capacities in the Healthcare Field. She was a loving mother and enjoyed spending time with her family. In addition to her parents, she is survived by her children,...
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Juliette Theodora January

July 1, 1959 - October 11, 2016

Juliette Theodora January, 57 of Reelsville, went to be with the Lord, October 11, 2016.She was born July 1, 1959 in Castries, St. Lucia to the late David and Emma Marshall. She attended college in Barbados and later moved to Michigan and completed her bachelor's degree at Eastern Michigan University. Juliette had a passion for children and teaching, most recently she taught at the Round Barn...
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Abryanna Faith Jewell

September 18, 2007 - October 3, 2016

Abryanna Faith Jewell, 9 of Greencastle, passed away after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born September 18, 2007 in Danville, Indiana to Jody Query and Britt Jewell. She was currently in the 2nd Grade at Ridpath Elementary and loved attending her church, the Creekside House of Prayer. She was a loving and adventurous little girl and loved being both a princess and a tom-boy. Abryanna...
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Deanna Kaye Wells

January 26, 1945 - August 31, 2016

Deanna Kaye Wells, 71 of Greencastle, passed away August 31, 2016 in Danville, IN. Deanna was born January 26, 1945 in Brazil, IN to the late Kibbe Maurice and Dorothy Orth Snell. She was a 1963 graduate of Brazil High School and attended Indiana State University. On September 27, 1964 she married Larry Wells and he survives. Deanna was a talented seamstress and owned her own business, Sew Fancy...
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John Marvin Ash

March 16, 1931 - August 12, 2016

John M. Ash, age 85, of Greencastle, passed away on Friday, August 12, 2016.Born March 16, 1931 in Greencastle, he was the son of Roy and Helen (Klebusch) Ash, and a graduate of Greencastle High School "Class of 1949" John was a United States Army veteran, having served with the 42nd Engineers.John was employed with IBM for 32 years, retiring in 1987. He had previously worked with his family in...
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Etta Pearl Hinote

July 16, 1912 - August 12, 2016

Etta Pearl Hinote, age 104, of Reelsville, passed away on Friday, August 12, 2016.Born July 16, 1912 in Putnamville, IN, she was the daughter of Harley and Emma (Estep) Head and was a graduate of Greencastle High School "Class of 1930"Etta was a cashier at Lanzone's Stop and Shop Grocery in Greencastle for 27 years, retiring in 1979. She was a member of the Antioch Missionary Baptist Church,...
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Clifford A. Torr

September 7, 1923 - July 27, 2016

Mr. Clifford Andrew Torr Jr., age 92, of Greencastle, passed away on Wednesday, July 27, 2016.Born September 7, 1923 in Buffalo, N.Y., the son of Clifford Andrew and Dorothy Marie Torr. He was a United States Army Veteran serving in WWII, having received the EAME Theater, American Theater Ribbons, three bronze service stars, a bronze star medal and a good conduct medal.Clifford had owned and...
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Roy Mack James

December 11, 1938 - July 21, 2016

Roy Mack James, Jr, 77, of Greencastle, died on Thursday, July 21, 2016. Mr. James was born on December 11, 1938 in Stonega, Virginia to Roy and Anna Grace James. He was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Greencastle. Surviving are his children, Sandy Oty and husband, Terry, Phil James, Tina (Bob) Stuart, Cheryl Murphy, Tanya Hughes, Isis (Dan) Moore and Shawn James;...
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Darla Kay Query

October 4, 1967 - July 19, 2016

Darla Kay Query, 48 of Greencastle, died July 19, 2016 in Indianapolis following a brief illness. Darla was born October 4, 1967 in Greencastle, Indiana and attended Greencastle, High School. She worked for IAC. She is survived by her mother, Shirley Williams; children, Brandon (Ashley) Query and Leah (Chris) Mullins; brothers, Gary and Bobby King; great-uncle, Donald Love; grandchildren,...
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Kathleen W. Bales

January 31, 1935 - July 15, 2016

Kathleen W. Bales, age 81 of Cloverdale, passed away on Friday, July 15, 2016.Born January 31, 1935 in Putnam County, she was the daughter of Glen V. and Nellie M. (Hurt) Williams. She was a graduate of Cloverdale High School.Kathleen had worked as a waitress at Jackson's Double Decker, The Putnam Inn, and the I-70 Truck Stop. She had also sold Avon for several years. She was a member of the...
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Geraldine Gibson

March 20, 1936 - July 11, 2016

Geraldine Gibson, 80 of Cloverdale, passed away July 11, 2016 at Millpond Health Campus. Geraldine was born March 20, 1936 in Liberty, KY to the late Gobel and Lula Malone. She married Shirley Gibson on May 22, 1954 and he survives. Geraldine was a member of New Providence Baptist Church and was a homemaker to her family. In addition to her husband, she is survived by her children, Ron ...
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Rosalie Mae Chelli

August 14, 1930 - July 11, 2016

Rosalie Mae Chelli, 85 of Greencastle, passed away July 11, 2016 at Hickory Creek at Sunset. Rosalie was born August 14, 1930 in Lumberport, West Virginia to the late Thomas Howard and Mabel Holly Pierce. Rosalie wed the love of her life, Louie Frank Chelli on Dec. 1, 1946, a marriage that would last over 63 years until his death on Sept. 30, 2010. She was a loving and caring homemaker to...
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William Adrian Muir

September 1, 1933 - July 3, 2016

William Adrian Muir, age 82, of Rockville, passed away on Sunday, July 3, 2016.Born September 1, 1933 in Greencastle, son of Ovid W. and Velma (Braden) Muir. He was a graduate of Bridgeton High School "Class of 1951". William was a lifelong farmer in Parke County. He was a veteran, having served in the United States Army from 1955 to 1957.He is survived by his wife, Mary Susan (Stanger) Muir;...
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Virginia M. Mullis McDonald

December 12, 1924 - July 1, 2016

Virginia M. Mullis McDonald, age 91, of Greencastle, passed away on Friday, July 1, 2016.Born December 12, 1924 in Greencastle, she was the daughter of Howard and Nellie (Sheets) Denny. Virginia was a graduate of Greencastle High School and attended Indiana Business College.Virginia was a farmer and had worked at FHA for 16 years in Rockville, she had also worked nine years at State Highway...
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Oscar E. King

November 8, 1934 - June 24, 2016

Oscar Edward King, Sr., 81 of Greencastle, passed away June 24, 2016. Mr. King was born November 8, 1934 to the late Oscar Albert and Ruby Fern (Hill) King. He served his country in the United States Army and continued to be a member of the Indiana National Guard. He was an electrician and retired from DePauw University. Following his retirement from DePauw he worked an additional ten...
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Norma L. Hurst

July 13, 1931 - June 23, 2016

Norma Louise Hurst, 84 of Greencastle, passed away on June 23, 2016. Norma was born July 13, 1931 in Greencastle to the late George and Frances Belle (McDonald) Johnson. She was a graduate of Greencastle High School "Class of 1950." She was born into a family of loyal St. Louis Cardinals fans but on May 12, 1951 pledged her loyalty to the Chicago Cubs when she married her loving husband of 65...
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David Lee Buchanan

July 26, 1945 - June 15, 2016

David Lee Buchanan, 70 of Poland, IN died June 16, 2016 in Indianapolis, IN after a lengthy illness. Mr. Buchanan was born July 26, 1945 in New Maysville, IN to the late William and Eva (Hurt) Buchanan. He was a 1963 graduate of Bainbridge High School and worked as a construction superintendent for CPM. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed fishing and hunting. Mr. Buchanan is survived by a...
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Barbara L. Hawley

March 15, 1935 - June 6, 2016

Barbara Lou Hawley, age 81, of Spencer, passed away on Monday, June 6, 2016.Born March 15, 1935 in Indianapolis, IN, she was the daughter of Denver and Della (Malicoat) Robinson.Barbara was a homemaker.She is survived by her daughter, Kathy J. Hawley and companion, Tom Avery; sisters, Beverly Goins, Judy Shorter, Joyce Murphy, and Vicky Evans; a granddaughter, Amy; and several nieces and nephews...
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Hollis S. Shepherd

May 11, 1940 - June 3, 2016

Hollis Smith Shepherd, 76, Greencastle, passed away Friday, June 3, 2016.Hollis was born May 11, 1940 in Lansing, N.C., the son of Everett and Ethel Shepherd.He is survived by his wife of 41 years Mitzi and five children, three from a previous marriage, Hollis J. Shepherd, Daniel Shepherd and Joseph Shepherd, and two from his marriage to Mitzi, Ericka Bell and Sean Shepherd. He is also survived...
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Melissa Kirkham

January 29, 1968 - June 3, 2016

Melissa Lee Kirkham, age 48, of Bainbridge, passed away on Friday, June 03, 2016.Born January 29, 1968 in Greencastle, she was the daughter of James H. and Nina (Allen) Shrout. Melissa was a graduate of North Putnam High School "Class of 1986".She received a bachelor's degree in social work from IUPUI.Melissa was a stewardship coordinator for 15 years with DePauw University. She was a member of...
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Vera B. Marshall

September 9, 1918 - May 25, 2016

Vera B. Marshall, 97 of Greencastle, died May 25, 2016.Vera was born September 9, 1918 in Clermont, IN to the late Frank and Carrie Beswick, She married Tony Marshall and worked for Dow Chemical. Vera was a deeply faithful woman who loved playing Bingo. She loved to spend time with her family and enjoyed good health until her final daysVera is survived by a large and loving family which include...
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William O. Young

April 15, 1927 - May 17, 2016

William O. "Tiny" Young, 89 of Greencastle, passed away at Putnam County Hospital at 1:55 a.m. on Tuesday, May 17, 2016. Mr. Young was born April 15, 1927 in Washington County Kentucky to Delbert and Almeda (Ross) Young. On October 16, 1947 he married Greencastle resident, Marqueritte Evelyn St. Clair, who preceded him in death on May 30, 1985. He went on to marry Wanita Hathaway of Greencastle...
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Jenny Butts

August 5, 1940 - May 10, 2016

Jennalee Butts, age 75, of Greencastle, peacefully passed away at her favorite spot, home, on Tuesday, May 10, 2016.Born August 5, 1940 in Vigo County, she was the daughter of LeRoy O. and Inez H. (Carlin) Moore and was a graduate of Greencastle High School "Class of 1958". Jenny was co-owner and operator of Steve's Enterprises and wrecker service. Along with her sisters owned and operated Moore...
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Linda Diane Sutherlin

February 27, 1960 - May 2, 2016

Linda D. Sutherlin, age 56, of Greencastle, passed away on May 2, 2016.Born February 27, 1960 in Brazil, Indiana, the daughter of Donald and Adrenne (Mathews) Patterson. Linda was a graduate of Greencastle High School and received her nurse's training from Ivy Tech.Linda had worked at Heritage House Healthcare for several years.She is survived by her sons, Brandon Sutherlin, Johnathan (Erica)...
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Roy Leo Giesen

January 11, 1930 - May 2, 2016

Roy L. Giesen, age 86, of Greencastle, passed away on Monday, May 2, 2016.Born January 11, 1930 in New London, WI, the son of Leo John and Anita Marie (Bauer) Giesen. He was a graduate of New Holstein High School and Airframe and Power plant School.Roy was supervisor with TWA for 35 years in aircraft maintenance.He was a United States Army veteran having served in the Korean War. A member and...
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James Robert Crist

October 13, 1957 - April 29, 2016

James Robert "Rob" Crist, 58 of Greencastle, passed away April 29, 2016 in Indianapolis. Rob was born October 13, 1957 in Indianapolis, IN to the late Robert and Martha Crist. He was a 1976 graduate of North Putnam High School, and was a highly skilled welder at Floating Docks Manufacturing of Indianapolis. He greatly enjoyed racing and together with his friend, Stan Crum built and raced a 1967...
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Gypsy Jean Hacker

February 9, 1945 - April 27, 2016

Gypsy Jean Hacker, age 71, of Greencastle, passed away on Wednesday, April 27, 2016.Born February 9, 1945 in Greencastle, she was the daughter of Ralph Eugene and Frances Maxine (Hathaway) Runyan. Gypsy was a graduate of Greencastle High School "Class of 1963".Gypsy was a homemaker and had driven a school bus 22 years for North Putnam Schools.Gypsy was survived by her husband, Myron "Butch"...
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Clema Jean Perkins

February 23, 1930 - April 14, 2016

Clema Jean Shonkwiler Perkins, 86, of Roachdale, passed away on Thursday, April 14, 2016.She was born on February 23, 1930 in Putnam County to Estel and Mary Elizabeth Hood Shonkwiler.Clema was a 1948 graduate of Greencastle High School.She was a member of Roachdale Presbyterian Church and attended First united Methodist Church in Eustis, Florida. Clema was an active member of the Roachdale Town...
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Scott Anthony Parker

April 23, 1984 - April 11, 2016

Scott Anthony Parker, 31, of Greencastle, passed away on Monday, April 11, 2016.He was born on April 23, 1984 in Danville.Scott was a 2002 graduate of Greencastle High School.He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Terry and Carol Parker.Surviving are his father, Anthony Scott Parker and wife Sherri; his mother, Julie Ann Battin and husband Brent; siblings, Timothy Parker, Bailee...
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Judith Anne Remsburg

July 6, 1942 - April 11, 2016

Judith A. Remsburg, 73 of Greencastle, passed away, April 11, 2016. Judy was born July 6, 1942 in Madison, WI, to the late Laurel and Margaret Corbin. She was a graduate of Greencastle High School, was a homemaker to her family, and was a secretary at David Greenburg Accounting. She was a member of Greencastle Presbyterian Church. Her greatest delight in life was raising her family and caring...
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