Our Obituaries

Terrence A. Morgan

December 31, 1938 - March 24, 2017

Terrence "Ted" Morgan, 78 of Greensburg, formerly of South Lyon, Michigan, passed away on Friday, March 24, 2017, at the Morning Breeze Assisted Living. Terrence was born on December 31, 1938 in Pontiac, Michigan, the son of Clarence Morgan and Edith Hafer. He married Lou Ann Comer on September 21, 1959 in Northville, Michigan and she preceded him in death on November 18, 2014. Survivors include...
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Alice L. Hess

August 21, 1924 - March 20, 2017

Alice L. Hess, 92 of Greensburg, passed away on Monday, March 20, 2017 at the Heritage House Nursing Home. Alice was born in Adams on August 21, 1924, the daughter of Albert and Ethel (Hoffman) Oliphant. She married Charles Hess on March 31, 1945 in Greensburg and he preceded her in death on December 24, 1963.Survivors include her two daughters - Maxine Wilhoit of Franklin, IN and Chloe (Richard)...
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Howard K. Watson

July 29, 1936 - March 13, 2017

Howard K. Watson, 80 of Greensburg, passed away on Monday, March 13, 2017 at the Decatur County Memorial Hospital. Howard was born in Oneida, TN, on July 29, 1936, the son of Tollie and Nancy (Thomas) Watson. He graduated from Oneida High School and went to work for Asplundh Tree Service. While working, the tree service passed through Greensburg, where he met Reita Mozingo. While the rest of...
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Clyde C. Morrow

July 26, 1937 - March 6, 2017

Clyde Clark Morrow, 79, of Greensburg passed away on March 6, 2017. He was born on July 26, 1937, in Wayne County, Kentucky, the son of Joseph and Amanda Meadows Morrow. On July 1, 1957 in Sandusky he married Norma Jean Filler and she preceded him in death on November 4, 2003. Clyde was a mechanist at Rockwell Automation for over 35 years before he retired in 2000.Survivors include: Children-...
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Donald L. Mathews

October 29, 1933 - March 2, 2017

Donald L. Mathews, 83 of Greensburg, passed away on Thursday, March 2, 2017, at his residence. Donald was born on October 29, 1933 in Fayette County, the son of Farrell and Mary (Burch) Mathews. Don was a 1953 graduate of the Clarksburg High School. On January 23, 1954, he married Gwyndlene "Gwen" Artmeier in Clarksburg and she survives.Other survivors include his three daughters - Mary Kaye ...
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Johanna L. Downing

November 20, 1948 - February 23, 2017

Johanna L. Downing, 68, of Greensburg, passed away Feb. 23, 2017 at Our Hospice of Columbus. She was born Nov. 20, 1948, in Los Angeles, California to Margaret Downing Daviess and Henry Downing. She graduated from Pepperdine University, Malibu, California. She worked many years as an accountant. Her fondest memories were of Hawaii where she lived for twenty years. She was preceded in death by...
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Martha L. Wilhoit

June 18, 1945 - February 16, 2017

Martha L. Wilhoit, 71 of Greensburg, passed away on Thursday, February 16, 2017 at the St. Francis Hospital in Indianapolis. Martha was born in Rushville on June 18, 1945, the daughter of Louis and Mary (Granger) Artmeier. She was a 1963 graduate of Clarksburg High School. On June 26, 1964, Martha married Hubert Wilhoit at the First Baptist Church in Greensburg and he preceded her in death on...
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Kristy Dawn Isaacs

October 28, 1977 - February 9, 2017

Kristy D. Isaacs, 39 of Greensburg, passed away on Thursday, February 9, 2017. She was born in Mississippi on October 28, 1977, the daughter of Linda Isaacs. She was a 1996 graduate of Brookville High School. She is survived by her five children - Dakota Burgess, Jade Burgess, Ashley Cornelius, Tyler Gibbs and Michael Manlove. A memorial service will be held at 1PM on Wednesday, February 15, 2017...
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Steven Charles Westhafer

November 14, 1964 - February 4, 2017

Steven Charles Westhafer ("Westy"), 52 passed away on February 4, 2017, at home surrounded in love by his family. Steve was born November 14, 1964, the son of Jerry and Eva Westhafer. He was a lifelong resident of Greensburg, graduating high school in 1983. He went to school at Vincennes University before coming back to Greensburg to work in the family business, Indiana Wire Products, Inc.,...
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D. Joyce Hart

March 13, 1926 - January 29, 2017

D. Joyce Schwier Hart, 90, of Greensburg passed away on January 29, 2017. She was born on March 13, 1926 in Batesville, Indiana, the daughter of Holden Ray and Pearl Bohnert Schwier. Joyce was a 1944 graduate of New Point High School. Her first job was at the Shirt Factory where she made shirts for WWII; she retired from BCA-Federal Mogul after 30 years of service. Joyce married Gale...
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Veneita Sue Barton

November 10, 1938 - January 28, 2017

Veneita Sue (Hilderbrand) Barton, 78, Greensburg, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Saturday, January 28, 2017 at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Born November 10, 1938 in Baltimore, Maryland, she was the daughter of Harold and Bessie (Todd) Hilderbrand. Veneita graduated in 1957 from Columbus North High School. On June 30, 1957, she married her sweetheart, William E....
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Charles Edwin Gilliland

January 4, 1942 - January 24, 2017

Charles Edwin Gilliland was born January 4, 1942 to Dallas R. and Beaulah Mae (Howe) Gilliland. Charles grew up in Greensburg on North Stewart Street and raised his three children there, as well. He passed away January 24, 2017 at the age of 75.Charles attended Culver Summer Naval School and graduated from Greensburg High School in 1960. Throughout high school, Charles was busy playing golf and...
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Hank Joseph Herpel

April 25, 1934 - January 17, 2017

Hank Herpel, 82 of Greensburg, passed away on Tuesday, January 17, 2017, at the Aspen Place Health Campus. Hank was born on April 25, 1934 in Louisville, Kentucky, to Henry and Virginia (Shircliff) Herpel. After graduating from Cathedral High School in Indianapolis, he attended St. Meinrad Seminary and was ordained a Roman Catholic Priest in 1961. He served the Archdiocese of Indianapolis for 11...
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George Rocky Blare

March 8, 1919 - January 15, 2017

George "Poptart" "Rocky" Blare, 97, of Greensburg passed away on January 15, 2017. He was born on March 8, 1919 in Gays, Illinois, the son of George Alfred and Fern (Oakes) Blare. Rocky graduated from Matton High School and then attended Butler University, on a Football Scholarship, before joining the United States Army Air Corp. He married, the love of his life, Barbara Ruth Kelly on December...
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Dorothy J. Foster

November 30, 1919 - January 15, 2017

Dorothy J. Foster, 97 of Greensburg, passed away on Sunday, January 15, 2017, at her residence. Dorothy was born in Greensburg on November 30, 1919, the daughter of Charles and Bessie (Robbins) Hood. Dorothy graduated from Greensburg High School in 1937. She married Gerald A. Foster on October 5, 1938 in Greensburg and he preceded her in death on May 11, 1994. Survivors include her daughters -...
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Raymond Edward Fortman

October 22, 1948 - January 9, 2017

Raymond Edward Fortman, 68, of Greensburg passed away on Monday, January 9th. He was born on October 22, 1948, in Fort Wayne, the son of Harold and Freida Fortman. Raymond was a United States Army Veteran. He graduated in 1976 with an honorary Doctorate of Pharmacy degree from Purdue University. On May 17, 1975 he married Susan Boerner. Ray and Sue made Greensburg their home in 1978 when Ray...
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Millage Thomas Land

January 16, 1927 - January 7, 2017

Millage T. Land Sr., 89, passed away on Saturday, January 7, 2017 at the Heritage House Nursing Home. He was born on January 16, 1927 in Enfield, Illinois, the son of Samuel and Ethel (Akers) Land. He lived most of his life in Delphi, Indiana on the Tippecanoe River. Millage worked for N. G. Gilbert Tree Service for 40 years. He is survived by three sons - Richard (Barb) Land of Lafayette,...
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Melita Jane Hancock

March 18, 1947 - January 5, 2017

Melita Jane Hancock, 69 of Greensburg passed away on January 5, 2017. She was born on March 18, 1947 in Greensburg, the daughter of W. Harold and Thelma Jane (Edward) Hancock. Melita was a 1965 graduate of Greensburg High School and a 1971 graduate of Purdue University. Melita was an actress and singer and performed in various T.V. shows and movies. She performed at Supper Clubs including the...
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Mary Lou Martin

August 13, 1928 - December 27, 2016

Mary Lou Martin, 88, of Greensburg passed away on December 27, 2016. She was born on August 13, 1928 in Greensburg, the daughter of Andrew and Helen (Hooten) Morris and the stepdaughter of Malcolm M. Tetrick. Mary Lou was a 1946 graduate of Clarksburg High School. She went on to graduate from Hanover College in 1950 with a bachelor's degree in physical education and later received her master's...
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Dorothy L. Wolford

February 10, 1928 - December 27, 2016

Dorothy L. Wolford, 88 of Greensburg, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at the Decatur County Memorial Hospital. Dorothy was born on February 10, 1928 in Decatur County, the daughter of Claud E. and Wilma (Griffin) Lawrence. She was a 1946 graduate of the New Point High School. On March 24 1950 she married Maurice Wolford at the New Point Christian Church and he survives. Other...
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Patricia May Martin

January 18, 1936 - December 22, 2016

Patricia May Martin, 80 of Sandusky, passed away on Thursday, December 22, 2016 at the I. U. Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Patricia was born on January 18, 1936 in Boone County, the daughter of Denver and Pauline (Sutphin) Howson. Patricia graduated from Lebanon High School in 1954. In 1973 she graduated from Ball State University, obtaining her Master's Degree. She married Pleas Martin on...
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Sharon Sue Gosnell

August 12, 1939 - December 19, 2016

Sharon (Gilliland) Gosnell, 77, of Lake Santee, passed away on December 19, 2016. She was born on August 12, 1939, in Shelby County, Indiana, the daughter of James and Helen Gilliland. On January 26, 1958 she married Paul Gosnell and together they had two children. Sharon was a 1957 graduate of Howe High School, in Indianapolis. She was a past member of the Eastern Star and the Jobs Daughters...
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Mary Lou Karmon

August 23, 1935 - December 19, 2016

Mary Lou Karmon, 81 of Greensburg, passed away on Monday, December 19, 2016 at her residence. Mary Lou was born on August 23, 1935 in Grant County, Indiana, the daughter of Jack and Vera (Poindexter) Mann. Mary Lou was a 1953 graduate of the Sandcreek Township High School, now known as South Decatur. Mary Lou married Bob Karmon in 1984 in Groton, Connecticut and he preceded her in death on July...
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David J. Luber

June 5, 1950 - December 18, 2016

David J. Luber, 66 of Greensburg, passed away on Sunday, December 18, 2016 at the Decatur County Memorial Hospital. Dave was born in Columbus, Indiana on June 5, 1950, the son of Powell and Lena (Roberts) Luber. He was in the first graduating class at North Decatur High School in 1968. Dave worked as a supervisor at the Decatur County Highway Department for many years. Survivors include his son...
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Finnley James Speer

December 7, 2016 - December 7, 2016

Finnley James Speer, 1 lb and 1.5 oz and 12.5 inches long was born still on December 7, 2016. Finnley was the son of Jeffery and Chelsea McDaniel Speer and little brother to Cooper Speer. Grandparents- Shonda Abshear, Michael and Wanda McDaniel, Brad and Angie Speer; Great Grandparents-Jeffrey and Rodella Speer, J.E. and Doshia Phelps, Foster and Lucy Abshear, Jackie Abshear, Dorothy McDaniel,...
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Charles W. Tungate

November 11, 1955 - December 5, 2016

Charles W. Tungate, 61 of Greensburg, passed away at the IU Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis after a vehicle accident in Shelby County. Charles was born in Shelbyville, the son of Albert and Nannie (Wilkerson) Tungate. After High School, he joined the Marines and served four years. Charles worked as a tree trimmer and enjoyed animals and riding motorcycles.Survivors include his son Charles ...
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Alice Fay Humphreys

April 24, 1934 - December 4, 2016

Alice Fay Humphreys, 82 of Greensburg, passed away on Sunday, December 4, 2016 at the Aspen Place Health Campus. Alice was born on April 24, 1934 in Michigan, the daughter of Alex Dougherty and Alta Dougherty-Muttart. Surviving relatives include five daughters - Betty (Wesley) Vanderbilt, Mary Wolf, Gail (Carl) Kuzyk, Dawn Roaldsen, Fawn Weaver; two sons - Larry (Joyce) Raeth and Frank Reath;...
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Danny Joe Harmon

March 12, 1952 - November 30, 2016

Danny "Joe" Harmon, 64 of Greensburg passed away on November 30, 2016. He was born on March 12, 1952 in Madison, Indiana the son of Forrest and Mame Harmon. Joe was a 1970 graduate of Vevay High School. He retired from Butternut as a Route Driver after 18 years. Joe married Jerry Stultz on July 10, 1976. He loved his grandkids, garden, and his beloved dogs.Survivors include: Wife- Jerry Harmon;...
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Jean Scheibler

May 24, 1930 - November 27, 2016

Jean Scheibler, 86, of Greensburg, passed away on November 27, 2016. She was born in Rushden, England on May 24, 1930, the daughter of Charles and Eva Mae Knight Neville. Jean was an RN for 43 years, at Decatur County Memorial Hospital, retiring in 1995. She was a member of Clarksburg Christian Church.Survivors include: Children- Rusty (Rhonda) Scheibler, Trixie (Gary) Crain, Rick (Karla)...
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William Eugene Lutz

October 19, 1953 - November 22, 2016

William "Bill" Lutz, 63, of Greensburg passed away on November 22, 2016. He was born on October 19, 1953 in Winamac, Indiana the son of Ivan and Ellen Borgman Lutz. Bill was a 1971 graduate of North Dearborn High School. He was also a United States Air Force veteran. Bill grew up on a farm and later worked for Valeo of Greensburg. He was a member of the Eagles.Surviviors include his children...
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Felicia Jane Sageser

June 13, 1991 - November 18, 2016

Felicia Jane Sageser, 25, was born on June 13, 1991 in Batesville, Indiana; she went to Heaven on Friday, November 18, 2016 at the Decatur County Memorial Hospital ER while her daughter was being born. Felicia was a beautiful, self-less, and kind soul. She had a contagious laugh that people loved to be around. Her son, Bentley was her pride and joy. Felicia told him she loved him to Heaven...
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John T. Schwering

October 4, 1963 - November 13, 2016

John T. Schwering, 53 of Greensburg, passed away on Sunday, November 13, 2016, after a car accident in Ripley County. John was born on October 4, 1963, in Greensburg, the son of Samuel and Phyllis (Hardebeck) Schwering. John is survived by his daughter Erica (Brandon) Lay of Huntertown, IN, his son Justin Schwering of Greensburg, his mother Phyllis Schwering of Greensburg and three brothers -...
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Rosemary Wells

November 7, 1920 - November 7, 2016

Rosemary Wells, 96, passed away on November 7, 2016. She was born on November 7, 1920 in Decatur County, the daughter of Stanley and Alva McConnell Ketchum. Rosemary was a 1938 graduate of Letts High School. She married Clevie Wells on September 21, 1943 and together they had three children. Rosemary was a mother and homemaker. She was a member of the Union Baptist Church in Greensburg...
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Norma Jean Beagle

February 15, 1927 - November 4, 2016

Norma Jean Beagle, 89 formerly of Greensburg, passed away on Friday, November 4, 2016 at Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie. Norma was born on February 15, 1927 in Greensburg, the daughter of Jasper and Merle (Purdy) Bennett. Norma married Walker P. Beagle on February 27, 1954 at the Greensburg United Methodist Church and he preceded her in death on January 17, 1987.Norma was a member of the...
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Leland Phillip Ruble

April 1, 1943 - November 3, 2016

Leland P. Ruble, 73 of Greensburg, passed away on Thursday, November 3, 2016 at St. Francis Hospital in Indianapolis. Leland was born on April 1, 1943 in Greensburg, the son of Leland A. and Norma (Arvin) Ruble. Leland worked most of his life as a truck driver and a handyman. He enjoyed watching football and basketball and playing dominos. On December 20, 2002, Leland married Barbara (Schmansky)...
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Marjorie Maxine Moore

December 10, 1925 - October 27, 2016

Marjorie Maxine Moore, 90, formerly of Lochiel, IN, passed away on Thursday, October 27, 2016, at the White Oak Health Campus in Monticello. Marjorie was born on December 10, 1925 in Decatur County, the daughter of Nolan and Minnie (McKelvey) Vanderbur. On February 26, 1946, she married C. Dennis Moore and he preceded her in death in 1980. Marjorie worked as a supervisor at Better Coils in...
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Russell Eugene Bishop

September 25, 1932 - October 18, 2016

Russell E. "Gene" Bishop, 84, of Greensburg went to be with God on October 18, 2016. He was born on September 25, 1932 in Sheridan, Indiana, the son of Ray and Zella Aldridge Bishop. After losing his parents in his youth, he was raised by his Uncle Howard and Aunt Evelena Aldridge of Greensburg. Russell was a 1951 graduate of Greensburg High School. Russell married the love of his life,...
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Betty Eileen Creech

October 22, 1927 - October 16, 2016

Betty E. Creech, 88 of Greensburg, went to Heaven on Sunday, October 16, 2016, surrounded by her family. Betty was born on October 22, 1927 in Batesville, daughter of Albert and Mathilda (Hueffmeyer) Wheeldon. She was a 1946 graduate of Batesville High School. On August 31, 1948, she married Fred Creech in Carrolton, KY and he was waiting for her in Heaven.Before Betty started her family she...
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Ruth Ann Shake

October 7, 1927 - October 9, 2016

Ruth Ann Shake, 89 of Greensburg, passed away on Sunday, October 9, 2016 at Aspen Place Health Campus. Ruth Ann was born on October 7, 1927, in Montpelier, IN, the daughter of E. G. and Lutha (Yager) Brown. Ruth Ann graduated from Thorntown High School in 1945 and later graduated from Ball State University with her Master's Degree in Elementary Education. On June 25, 1950, she married Howard G....
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Olivia Gail Coy

September 25, 2016 - September 25, 2016

Olivia Gail Coy, Infant, was born on September 25, 2016. Olivia was the daughter of Alan and Brittany (Woods) Coy and baby sister to Owen Coy. Online condolences can be made to the family at www. Gilliland-Howe.com.
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Patsy A. Ahrens

July 16, 1934 - September 24, 2016

Patsy A. Ahrens, 82 of Greensburg, passed away on Saturday, September 24, 2016, at the Allisonville Meadows in Fishers. Patsy was born on July 16, 1934 in Greensburg, the daughter of Andy Benham and Helen (Powers) Barhorst. She graduated from Greensburg High School, and then married Ervin Ahrens on September 16, 1950 in Ripley County. Patsy worked as a bookkeeper at Hargitt Construction, John...
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James Darrell Brewer

February 6, 1937 - September 12, 2016

.James Darrell Brewer, 79, of Greensburg passed away on September 12, 2016. He was born on February 6, 1937 in Owsley County, Kentucky, the son of Posey and Florence (Newman) Brewer. Jim was a 1956 graduate of Cross Plains High School. He went on to many different trade schools including Boston, Cleveland, Chicago, and Harvard Business School. Jim served in the National Guard. On August 31,...
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Barry L. Pavy

July 5, 1965 - September 11, 2016

Barry L. Pavy, 51 of Greensburg, passed away on Sunday, September 11, 2016 at the St. Vincent Heart Hospital in Indianapolis. Barry was born on July 5, 1965 in Greensburg, the son of Ronald and Rosemarie (Rosengren) Pavy. Barry was a 1983 graduate of Greensburg High School. On October 23, 1999, he married Missy Young at the First Baptist Church in Greensburg and she survives. Other survivors...
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Diana S. Feighner

August 20, 1949 - September 10, 2016

Diana S. Feighner, 67 of Greensburg, passed away at her home on Saturday, September 10, 2016. Diana was born in Lafayette, IN on August 20, 1949, the daughter of Millage and Violet (Groves) Land. On December 16, 1978, she married Michael Feighner and he survives. Other survivors include her daughter Jennifer Wolter of Greensburg; her son Joseph Feighner of Greensburg; six brothers - Richard (Barb...
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Marjorie L. Miller

October 31, 1926 - September 8, 2016

Marjorie L. Miller, 89 of Carthage, passed away on Thursday, September 8, 2016, at St. Francis Hospital in Indianapolis. Marjorie was born on October 31, 1926, in Carthage, the daughter of Howard and Stella (Irvine) Souder. She graduated from Carthage High School in 1944. On September 11, 1948 she married Richard L. Miller at the St. Mary's Catholic Church in Rushville; he preceded her in death...
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Arthur L. Fischmer

August 7, 1922 - September 5, 2016

Arthur L. Fischmer, 94, of Greensburg passed away on September 5, 2016. He was born on August 7, 1922 in Decatur County, the son of Clarence and Alma (Krone) Fischmer. Arthur was a 1941 graduate of New Point High School. He served in the United States Army- Air Corps during WWII; he was the Crew Chief Mechanic. Arthur served in Rhineland Central Europe, Ardennes Air Offensive Europe, and...
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Betty Jean Smallwood

April 27, 1944 - September 3, 2016

Betty Jean Smallwood, 72, of Greensburg passed away on Saturday, September 3, 2016, at her home with her family by her side. She was born on April 27, 1944 in Manchester, Kentucky the daughter of Warren and Alice (Hubbard) Smith. She married Raleigh Smallwood and together they had four children; Janet, Don, Debbie, and Angie. Betty was a home health caregiver for over 30 years. She was proud...
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Harold Wayne Hamilton

February 13, 1927 - August 30, 2016

Harold Wayne Hamilton, 89, of Greensburg passed away due to several health problems, at Heritage House, on August 30, 2016. He was born on February 13, 1927 in Decatur County the son of Herbert and Thelma (Rosenberry) Hamilton. Harold was a graduate of Clarksburg High School. He was a Corporal in the United State Army serving in the Korean War; Army Sixth Division guarding the 38th Parallel...
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William Arthur Smith

January 28, 1925 - August 27, 2016

William Arthur Smith, 91 of Clarksburg, passed away on Saturday, August 27, 2016, at the Heritage House Nursing Home. Bill was born on January 28, 1925 in California, PA, the son of Wesley and Edith (Marsland) Smith. Bill grew up in Pennsylvania and joined the U.S. Army during WWII. On March 1, 1979 he married Anne Cooper in Las Vegas, NV and she survives.Other survivors include one daughter Judy...
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Sidney Allen Johnson

January 1, 1932 - August 22, 2016

Sidney Allen Johnson, 84, of Greensburg passed away on August 22, 2016. He was born in Lockport, Illinois, on January 1, 1932 the son of Sidney and Aili (Winters) Johnson. Sidney was a 1949 graduate of Cherry High School in Iron, Minnesota. He went on to become a Staking Engineer and worked for Northern Electric Co-op in Virginia, Minnesota and then Decatur County REMC; retiring in 1994, after...
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Harry N. Prater

May 3, 1930 - August 14, 2016

Harry N. Prater, age 86, of Greensburg, Indiana, passed away at his home on Sunday, August 14, 2016. He was born on May 3, 1930, in Lewis Co., Kentucky, to John H. and Maude (McElfresh) Prater.Harry worked for 15 years for Wald Mfg. Co. in Maysville, KY before moving to Greensburg where he worked 28 years as supervisor with Delta Faucet Company in both Greensburg and Chickasha, OK. He was a...
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Stanley Leroy Lemmons

July 19, 1932 - August 3, 2016

Stanley Leroy Lemmons, 84, of Greensburg passed away on August 3, 2016. He was born on July 19, 1932, in Decatur County, the son of Forrest and Rosa (Clem) Lemmons. Stan was a 1950 graduate of St. Paul High School. He proudly served the United States Navy as an electronics technician from 1954-1956 and enjoyed attending reunions of his ship, the USS William R. Rush, held in different cities...
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Jack R. Wood

August 14, 1925 - August 1, 2016

Jack R. Wood, 90, of Greensburg, passed away on Monday, August 1, 2016, at the Hickory Creek Nursing Home in Greensburg. Jack was born on August 14, 1925, in Kokomo, IN, the son of Cyril and Norma (Weaver) Wood. He attended Racine High School where he was an accomplished athlete. He joined the U.S. Navy his senior year of High School and was honorably discharged in 1946. He married Patricia Ann...
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Steven Allen Vanderpohl

October 7, 1961 - July 30, 2016

Steven A. Vanderpohl, 54 of Greensburg, passed away on July 30, 2016 at his residence. Steven was born on October 7, 1961 in Greensburg, the son of Clifford and Stella (Burkhart) Vanderpohl. He was a 1980 graduate of Greensburg High School. On August 30, 2008, he married Audrey Polly-Knight at the Westport Baptist Church and she survives. Other survivors include his daughter Amber Vanderpohl of...
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Nancy Ann Stevenson-Suiter

January 19, 1953 - July 29, 2016

Nancy Ann Stevenson-Suiter, 63 of Greensburg, passed away on Friday, July 29, 2016 at her residence. Nancy was born on January 19, 1953, in Decatur County, the daughter of Forrest and Doris Stevenson. She was a 1972 graduate of Greensburg High School. Survivors include her two children - Lesa (Tim) Collins of Westport and Shawn (Elizabeth) Austin of Greensburg; nine grandchildren - Zach Rudolf,...
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Richard Charles Fye

November 5, 1937 - July 27, 2016

Richard C. Fye, 78 of Schaumburg, Illinois, passed away on Wednesday, July 27, 2016, at his residence. Richard was born on November 5, 1937 in Chicago, IL, the son of Floyd and Christine (Harding) Fye. Richard had a Bachelor's Degree and worked for many years for his family printing business in the Chicago area. Richard loved show horses and owned many throughout his life. Richard was an only...
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Jamie Lynn Shafer-Strimple

June 6, 1978 - June 30, 2016

Jamie Lynn Shafer-Strimple, 38, of Greensburg passed away on June 30, 2016. She was born on June 6, 1978, the daughter of Cathy Lee and James Walker. Jamie was a 1996 graduate of Greensburg High School. She was a former member of the Free Methodist Church. On March 11, 2006 she married Anthony William "Tony" Strimple.Survivors include: Husband- Tony Strimple; Children- Jacee and Jordan;...
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Paula Ruth Kail

February 19, 1957 - June 30, 2016

Paula Ruth Kail, 59, of Greensburg passed away on June 30, 2016. She was born on February 19, 1957 in Cross Pointe, Michigan the daughter of Paul and Shirley (Barton) Kail. Paula was a 1975 graduate of Greensburg High School. She worked at Deufol in Sunman Indiana.Survivors include: Sons- Fred Boone and Scott (Nikki) Boone; Daughters- Ashley (Lance) Schofner and Amber (Christopher) Haas;...
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Paul Edward Colson

August 21, 1931 - June 29, 2016

Paul E. Colson Sr., 84 of Cleveland, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, June 29, 2016, at Metro Hospital in Cleveland. Paul was born on August 21, 1931 in Greensburg, the son of James and Cora (Black) Colson. Paul married Bernice Beedenbender on May 29, 1954 at the St. Patrick's Church West Park in Cleveland. She preceded him in death on December 14, 2003, after 49 years of marriage. Paul is US Army...
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Jack R. Moore

June 15, 1930 - June 29, 2016

Jack R. Moore, 86, of Greensburg, passed away on June 29, 2016. He was born in Decatur County, June 15, 1930 and was the son of Charlie and Hazel Moore. He graduated from Greensburg High School in 1948. He entered the US Navy on May 28, 1948 and served aboard the USS Rendova (CVE114) During the Korean War. He married Merlene Newman in June 1950. Merlene died of breast cancer in 1993 in...
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Eloise Eloise Clapp

January 28, 1926 - June 28, 2016

Eloise Clapp went to her heavenly home peacefully, surrounded by her family on Tuesday, June 28, 2016. Eloise was born on January 28, 1926, in Anderson, Indiana, the daughter of Harry F. Cooke and Alice Kelley Cooke. She graduated from Anderson High School in 1944. On October 12, 1947, she married Raymond E. Clapp at Star Baptist Church. He preceded her in death on September 24, 2001.Eloise is...
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Edward DePrez Dodds

January 25, 1927 - June 27, 2016

Edward DePrez Dodds, 89 of Greensburg, passed away on Monday, June 27, 2016, at the Arbor Grove Village in Greensburg. Ed was born in Shelbyville on January 25, 1927, the son of Amos and Florence (Kanouse) Dodds. He graduated from St. Paul High School in 1945 and joined the U.S. Army the same month, serving during the end of WWII. On June 29, 1947, he married Virginia Nelson in Greensburg at...
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Lucy B. Martin

August 7, 1930 - June 21, 2016

Lucy B. Martin, 85 of Greensburg passed away on June 21, 2016. She was born on August 7, 1930 the daughter of Les and Nellie Williams. Lucy was a 1949 graduate of Clarksburg High School. She worked for over 30 years at Federal Mogul BCA before she retired. She married Harry Martin on July 30, 1949 in Carrollton, Kentucky and he preceded her in death on April 6, 2005. Lucy attended the Faith...
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Dale Hilbert

April 7, 1943 - June 21, 2016

William "Dale" Hilbert, 73 of Greensburg, passed away on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at his residence. Dale was born on April 7, 1943, in Ripley County, the son of William and Beatrice (Haas) Hilbert. He was a 1962 graduate of Clarksburg High School. On April 11, 1964, he married Carol Jones in Clarksburg and she survives. Other survivors include his daughters - Melissa Hilbert of Greensburg, Pamela ...
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Norman G. Witkemper

November 28, 1924 - June 18, 2016

Norman G. Witkemper, 91 of Greensburg, passed away on Saturday, June 18, 2016, at the Aspen Place Health Campus. Norman was born on November 28, 1924 in Millhousen, the youngest son of George and Ida (Henniger) Witkemper. On March 2, 1946, Norman married Lillian Hadler in Millhousen and she preceded him in death on September 27, 2001, after 55 years of marriage. Norman was a WWII Army veteran,...
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Kristi Marie Brown-Wickline

December 31, 1979 - June 17, 2016

Kristi Brown-Wickline, 36 formerly of Greensburg, passed away on Friday, June 17, 2016. A Memorial Visitation will be held at the Gilliland-Howe Funeral Home on Friday, July 8, 2016, from 12PM to 1PM. Memorial contribution may be made to her father, Ralph Brown. Online condolences may be made at www.gilliland-howe.com.
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Kenneth L. Gosnell

August 25, 1937 - June 3, 2016

Kenneth L. Gosnell, 78 of Greensburg, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, June 3, 2016, at the Decatur County Memorial Hospital. Ken was born on August 25, 1937, in Greensburg, the son of Noah and Thelma (Vanderbur) Gosnell. Ken was a 1955 Graduate of Greensburg High School. On June 1, 1958, he married Marie Thomerson and she preceded him in death on November 12, 2012.Ken worked for many years as...
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Edgar D. Cornn

January 17, 1937 - June 3, 2016

Edgar D. Cornn, 79 of Greensburg, passed away on Friday, June 3, 2016, at the IU Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Ed was born on January 17, 1937 in Greensburg, the son of Edgar and Mary (Hughes) Cornn. He was a 1955 graduate of Greensburg High School. On March 7, 1959, Ed married Linda Dill (of Greenfield, Missouri) at the First Christian Church in Greensburg; they were married for 57 years....
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James Henry Huffman

March 12, 1958 - May 31, 2016

James Henry Huffman, 58, of Greensburg passed away on May 31, 2016. He was born on March 12, 1958 in Beech Grove, the son of Charles and Dessie (Hunt) Huffman. James attended Triton Central High School. He was married to Ginger Kleinert. James retired as a maintenance man at Knauf in Shelbyville after 38 years. James loved concerts, riding his motorcycle, and spending time with his family...
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Helen F. Farthing

May 6, 1918 - May 30, 2016

Helen F. Farthing, 98, of Greensburg passed away on May 30, 2016. She was born on May 6, 1918 in Muncy, Kentucky, the daughter of Benjamin and Phoebie (Isaacs) Farmer. Helen was a 1937 graduate of Salyersville High School in Salyersville, Kentucky. She married Charles Fredrick Farthing on October 5, 1940 and he preceded her in death on March 6, 1998. Helen was a member of the First Baptist...
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Edwin Joseph Mauer

January 22, 1915 - May 30, 2016

Edwin Joseph Mauer, 101, of Greensburg, passed away on May 30, 2016. He was born on January 22, 1915 in St. Maurice the son of Jacob and Josephine (Berkemeier) Mauer. Edwin was raised on a farm and enjoyed milking the cows, feeding the chickens; he walked 1 mile and ½ to school to a little 2 room school house with 4 grades in each room. He said they did not have snow days he walked rain...
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Russell Allen Scheibler

April 7, 1930 - May 26, 2016

Russell Allen Scheibler Sr., 86, of Greensburg passed away on May 26, 2016. He was born on April 7, 1930 in Clarksburg, Indiana the son of Russell and Mable (Bayliss) Scheibler. He was married to Carol Scheibler and she preceded him in death in 1999.Survivors include: Daughters- Theresa "Trixie" (Gary) Crain, Tammy (Larry) Sidell; Sons- Russell (Rhonda) Scheibler, Jr., Richard (Karla) Scheibler...
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Warren Peele

January 21, 1923 - May 24, 2016

Warren "Ike" Peele, 93 of Clarksburg, passed away on Tuesday, May 24, 2016, at the Hickory Creek Nursing Home in Greensburg. Ike was born on January 21, 1923 in Decatur County, the son of Charles and Clara (Miller) Peele. He was a Graduate of the Clarksburg High School. Ike served from 1942-1945 in the US Army, fighting in the South Pacific during WWII. He worked on the railroad after his time in...
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Edward J. Roberts

March 5, 1961 - May 21, 2016

Edward J. Roberts, 55 formerly of Greensburg, passed away on Saturday, May 21, 2016 at his residence in Osgood. Ed was born on March 5, 1961 in Lawrenceburg the son of Paul and Marcella Roberts. He graduated from Greensburg High School in 1979 and later attended Butler University Graduating with his Bachelor's Degree in Liberal Arts. Ed was an amazing cook and talented musician; he especially...
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Maude Austen-Reinhard

June 3, 1918 - May 17, 2016

Maude Austen-Reinhard, 97 of Greensburg, passed away on Tuesday, May 17, 2016, at the Decatur County Memorial Hospital. Maude was born on June 3, 1918 in Rush County the daughter of William and Nina (Power) Austen. She grew up in Rush County and graduated from Milroy High School in 1936. Maude worked as a private secretary for the president of the Griffin Wheel Company in Chicago for 35 years...
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Robert Eric Conway

November 26, 1955 - May 16, 2016

Robert Eric Conway, 60, of Greensburg passed away on May 16, 2016. He was born on November 26, 1955 in Seymour, Indiana, the son of, Rosann Kindred Conway and Robert Conway. He was a 1974 graduate of Columbus North High School and a 1979 graduate of Purdue University with a degree in Restaurant and Hotel Management. On March 20, 1982 he married Debra Riley. Robert retired from Batesville...
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Donald Francis Dudley

June 16, 1956 - May 16, 2016

Donald F. Dudley, Jr., 59, of Greenwood passed away on May 16, 2016. He was born on June 16, 1956 in Fairchild, Washington, the son of Ruth Strother and Donald Dudley, Sr. Donald was a 1975 graduate of Greensburg High School. He was a United States Army Veteran. He worked as a material handler in Greenwood at ULTA Beauty, retired from Delta Faucet after 30 years, and worked at Indiana Grand...
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Irwin M. Lanning

July 25, 1923 - May 16, 2016

Dr. Irwin Lanning, age 92, of Greensburg, passed away on May 16, 2016. Dr. Lanning was born on a small farm east of Brookville, Indiana on July 25, 1923, in the home of his parents, George C. and Stella (Loewe) Lanning.He attended a one room country school, having the same teacher for 8 years. He graduated from Brookville High School in 1941 and joined the Navy in 1942 where he spent three and...
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Steven George Trees

June 19, 1947 - May 13, 2016

Steven George Trees, 68, of Indianapolis passed away on May 13, 2016. Steven was born on June 19, 1947 the son of Kenneth and Thelma Tacoma Trees. He was a Graduate of Warren Central and was a 1980 Graduate of the Police Academy. Steven was retired from the Cumberland Police Department where he was a former Police Chief; after retirement he started Cross Country Services Repo Guys, Inc.; and...
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Judith Kay Mantooth

June 23, 1943 - May 12, 2016

Judith Kay Mantooth, 72, passed away on Thursday, May 12, 2016, at Decatur County Memorial Hospital in Greensburg. Judith was born June 23, 1943 in Waynesfield, Ohio, the daughter of Beatrice and David Kaser. She was a graduate of Waynesfield High School. She married Marlin Wayne Mantooth on February 2, 1973, and he preceded her in death on May 10, 1979.She was preceded in death by her Parents...
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Cynthia Ann Henson

May 10, 1955 - May 11, 2016

Cynthia Ann Henson, 61, of Greensburg, passed away on Wednesday, May 11, 2016, at the Arbor Grove Village. Cynthia was born on May 10, 1955, in Michigan City, Michigan, the daughter of Richard and Dorothy Woodworth. She married John Henson on June 25, 1994, in Penntown, IN. Survivors include her Husband John, her Daughter Kelly (Chester) King of Greensburg, two Sons - Paul Vanderpool of New Point...
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Judy Gutzwiller

October 11, 1952 - May 10, 2016

Judy Gutzwiller, 63 of Greensburg, passed away on Tuesday, May 10, 2016, at the St. Francis Hospital in Indianapolis. Judy was born on October 11, 1952, in Milan, Indiana, the daughter of Henry and Marie Rose. She was a 1970 graduate of Milan High School. She is survived by her fiancé William Koester of Greensburg, her Daughter - Sofia (Garrett) Collier of Frenchburg, KY, two Sons - Daric ...
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Ruth Maxine Seibel

August 7, 1925 - May 4, 2016

Ruth Maxine Seibel, 90, of Greensburg, went to be with her Lord on Wednesday, May 4, 2016, at the IU Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Maxine was born on August 7, 1925, in Dupont, Indiana, the daughter of Giltner and Grace Marie (Ferguson) Wingham. She married Ralph Seibel on July 7, 1942 in Greensburg and he preceded her in death on April 8, 2015.Maxine worked as a door greeter at Walmart for...
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James Hollin

February 24, 1939 - May 1, 2016

James Hollin, 77, of Danville, IL, passed away on May 1, 2016 peacefully at his home. He was born on February 24, 1939 in Manchester, KY, the son of Edward and Mary Hollie (Brewer) Hollin. He married Joylea Clark on January 13, 1962 in Ohio. She preceded him in death in 2003. James will be deeply missed by his children; Angela Fox of Danville, IL, James R. "Randy" Hollin of Berea, KY and Derrick...
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Marion Webster Marsh

April 12, 1925 - April 19, 2016

Marion Webster Marsh, 91 of Greensburg, passed away on Tuesday, April 19, 2016, at the Hospice Inpatient Facility in Columbus. Marion was born on April 12, 1925, in Versailles, the son of George Edwin and Lillie (Gray) Marsh. After graduating from New Point High School in 1943, Marion joined the Marines, serving during WWII. After his time in the service, he came back and married Helen Hopkins in...
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Cecil Allen Kidwell

January 30, 1961 - April 18, 2016

Cecil Allen Kidwell, 55, of Greensburg passed away on April 18, 2016. He was born on January 30, 1961 in Covington, Kentucky, the son of Kenny Kidwell and Faye (Fields) Shinkle. He was Husband and precious gift to Tina Denton; they married on October 9, 2001 in Versailles. He loved to cook and was the owner of Pork-N-More for 9 years in Greensburg. He loved being with his kids and his...
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Sherry Rose Schlueter

May 15, 1942 - April 17, 2016

Sherry Rose Schlueter, 73 of Greensburg, passed away on Sunday, April 17, 2016, at the IU Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Sherry was born in Greensburg on May 15, 1942, the daughter of Jack and Lola Gannon. She married John Schlueter on August 26, 2000 in Gatlinburg, TN and he survives. Other survivors include two daughters Lisa (Jeffery) Tinsley of Bloomington and DeAnn (Tim Walter) Abraham...
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Georgia Auline Bredewater

June 6, 1921 - April 15, 2016

Georgia Auline (Joiner) Bredewater of Greensburg passed away at Aspen Place in Greensburg on April 15, 2016. She was born on June 6, 1921 in Florence, TX. Her parents were Anna Ruth (King) Joiner and Chester Paul Joiner.Georgia graduated from San Angelo Business College in 1940 and married Arthur John Bredewater on March 25, 1942. He proceeded her in death on March 24, 1976. Before retiring,...
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William Robert Deiwert

June 6, 1924 - April 11, 2016

William Robert Deiwert, 91, of Clarksburg, passed away on April 11, 2016. He was born on June 6, 1924 in Decatur County, the son of Raymond and Delena (Swinford) Deiwert. He was a 1942 graduate of Clarksburg High School. On July 10, 1944 he married Nora June Alice Johnson and she preceded him in death on February 3, 1988. Bill was a lifelong Decatur County resident and worked as a Farmer,...
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Mary Louise Parker

April 27, 1928 - April 8, 2016

Mary L. Parker, 87, of Greensburg, passed away on Friday, April 8, 2016, at the IU Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Mary was born on April 27, 1928 in Decatur County, the daughter of Everett Pumphrey and Amy (Menefee) Pumphrey-Tatman. Mary was a 1945 graduate of the Burney High School. After graduation she began dating her class mate, Howard Parker; they married on July 10, 1953 after Howard...
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Jan L. Whipple

October 18, 1935 - April 6, 2016

Jan L. Whipple, 80, of Greensburg, passed away on Wednesday, April 06, 2016, at the Aspen Place Health Campus in Greensburg. Jan was born on October 18, 1935 in Summitville, IN, the daughter of Basil and Ruth (Rogers) Hazelbaker. Jan was a 1953 graduate of Rushville High School. She married Donald Whipple on June 2, 1957, in Milroy and he survives.Other survivors include her daughter Lisa (Roger)...
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Mildred Ann Moeller

March 1, 1927 - April 1, 2016

Mildred Ann Moeller, 89, of Greensburg passed away on April 1, 2016. She was born on March 1, 1927, in Cincinnati, Ohio, the daughter of Edward and Adelaide Enxel Welage. Mildred was a 1945 graduate of Greensburg High School. She married Walter Moeller on November 23, 1950 in Greensburg, Indiana. She worked for Chas H. Johnson Sons and later in the cafeteria at the Greensburg Schools for over...
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Roberta Gail Hunt

February 23, 1944 - March 30, 2016

Roberta Gail Hunt, 72, of Greensburg passed away on March 30, 2016. She was born on February 23, 1944 in Greensburg, the daughter of Jesse and Lena Dusenberry Filler. Roberta was a 1962 graduate of Sandusky High School. She married James E. Hunt on May 20, 1972 and he preceded her in death. Roberta worked at STI and was also a Homemaker. Roberta enjoyed playing on bowling and volleyball...
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Martha Elizabeth Doles

December 26, 1935 - March 29, 2016

Martha Elizabeth Doles, 80, of Greensburg passed away on March 29, 2016. She was born on December 26, 1935, in Decatur County, the daughter of Roman and Clara (Tebbe) Scheidler. Martha was a 1954 graduate of Greensburg High School. She was a homemaker and a member of the St. Mary's Catholic Church.Survivors include: Daughters- Jennifer England (Gary Goodin) and Bonnie (Kevin) Crider; Sons-...
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W. Owena Campbell

May 23, 1925 - March 22, 2016

W. Owena Campbell, 90, of Greensburg, passed away on Tuesday, March 22, 2016, at the Aspen Place Health Campus in Greensburg. Owena was born on May 23, 1925 near Greenfield, Missouri, the daughter of Leon and Ruby (Saffles) Dill. She graduated from high school in Missouri then attended the Springfield Business School. On December 29, 1943, she married Samuel C. Campbell in Springfield and he...
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L. Irene Kunz

June 2, 1928 - March 21, 2016

L. Irene Kunz, 87, of Greensburg, passed away on March 21, 2016, at the Decatur County Memorial Hospital. She was born on June 2, 1928 in Decatur County, the daughter of Ralph and Mayme Koenigkramer Miller. Irene married Herschel L. Kunz on January 12, 1949 and he preceded her in death on June 29, 2012. Irene was a farmer's wife. She was very active volunteering at the St. John's Lutheran...
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Virginia Mae Pitts

February 2, 1926 - March 11, 2016

Virginia Mae Pitts, 90, Tampa, Florida, passed away on March 11, 2016 after a short illness. She was born February 2, 1926 in Indianapolis, Indiana, the daughter of Everett and Theresa Wenning Hunter. After graduation from Marion College in Indianapolis with a bachelor's degree in history, she moved to Greenburg where she worked for Production Credit. On November 23, 1950, she married Meril...
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Wayne Thomas Carder

October 14, 1949 - March 8, 2016

Wayne "Snoopy" Thomas Carder, 66, of Greensburg, passed away on Tuesday, March 8, 2016, at his residence. Wayne was born on October 14, 1949, in Marion County and was adopted by his grandparents William Donald and Sudie Carder. Wayne joined the Marines in 1969, fighting in Vietnam. While in the military he also obtained his GED. He worked for 28 years as a truck driver and attended the First...
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Linda Lou Ailes

June 3, 1947 - March 6, 2016

Linda Lou Ailes, 68, of Greensburg, passed away on Sunday, March 6, 2016, at the Arbor Grove Village in Greensburg. Linda was born on June 3, 1947, in Rushville, the daughter of Clarence and Martha (St. John) Ailes. Survivors include her one daughter Donna Schwering of Greensburg, four brothers - Kenny Ailes, Irvin (Marilyn) Ailes, Russell (Linda) Ailes and Ernie Ailes, four grandchildren - David...
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John Arthur Stewart

May 5, 1919 - March 5, 2016

John Arthur Stewart, 96, died in Greensburg, IN on March 5, 2016 he was a Christian, farmer, seedsman and purebred livestock breeder. He was born at home on May 5, 1919 in Decatur County to the late Arthur Carter and Mary Robbins Stewart. He married his college sweetheart, Alberta Jeannette Densford, on March 14, 1942 in Greensburg, IN. After 71+ years of marriage, and for the last decade of...
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