Hendryx Life Services

Welcome to Hendryx Life Services

In this life there are many opportunities to show someone how much we love them, even after a loved one’s passing. One such opportunity is a funeral or memorial service commemorating the individual’s life.Such an event is a very personal way of celebrating life, relationships you share, and memories you cherish of who they were and what they mean to you.We at Hendryx specialize in helping you create a meaningful and fulfilling ceremonial celebration of your loved one's life, with our top priority being service to our families.

Today the possibilities for a service are almost endless. At our funeral home, we can design the event to include audio/video memories, dove releases, and we can also assist you in choosing memorial merchandise such as Thumbies or floral arrangements.

We look forward to helping you and decide how to celebrate and honor the life of your loved one. And because we understand this time is difficult, our knowledgeable staff will be available to help guide you through the process; offering support and wisdom to make the event as unique and personal as the individual.


Our Obituaries

Ruth L. Schwan

February 10, 1924 - July 22, 2017

Ruth L. Schwan of Cedarburg was led by God's hand to heaven on Saturday, July 22, 2017 at Kathy's Hospice in West Bend. She was a model of grace and humble gratitude for God's gifts. She was married to her husband Paul, a Lutheran Pastor, for 67 years before he went to his heavenly home. They were blessed with four sons and their families: Paul and Christy of Cedarburg, children Amy and Joshua;...
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Daniel Joseph Sass

October 28, 1963 - July 9, 2017

"I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith." 1 Timothy 4:7 Dan Sass, 53 years old, from New Palestine, IN finished the race of his life, and won his fight against cancer when he was called to his heavenly home Sunday July 9th. Dan was born October 28, 1963 in Lincoln Park, Michigan to Rodney and Mary Jean Sass. He was the oldest son of six children. Dan met...
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William "Larry" Owen

September 21, 1957 - June 30, 2017

Wm. "Larry" Owen, 59, of Indianapolis, IN, passed away on June 30, 2017 at IU Hospital in Indianapolis. Larry was born September 21, 1957, in Corpus Cristi, TX, to Charles and Patricia (Heugel) Owen. Upon completion of his education he worked as an Ironworker. In addition to his parents, Larry is survived by his daughter, Meaghan M. Owen; two grandchildren, Zachery L. Owen and Aiden M. Dicus;...
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Eugene Edward Krebs

November 16, 1929 - June 22, 2017

Eugene Edward Krebs, 87, of Fairland, IN, passed away on June 22, 2017 at Waldron Health & Rehab Center. Eugene was born November 16, 1929, in Marion County, IN, to Edward and Bertha Krebs. After graduating from Franklin Township High School, he received his Bachelor's degree in accounting from Butler University. Upon completion of his education he worked for Ford Motor Company as an Accountant...
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Reed Lee Moistner

January 7, 1937 - June 20, 2017

Reed Lee Moistner, 80, of Vicksburg, MS, formerly of Indianapolis, passed away on Tuesday June 20, 2017 at his home in Vicksburg. Reed was born on January 7, 1937 to the late Ray and Mamie (Bostitch) Moistner in Indianapolis, IN. He retired from the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department at the rank of Lieutenant and was a member of the Masonic Lodge. Services for Reed will be Friday...
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Troy Allen Zimmer

August 22, 1962 - June 15, 2017

Troy Allen Zimmer of Indianapolis passed away on Thursday, June 15, 2017. He was 54 years old. Troy was born August 22, 1962 in Warsaw, Indiana. After graduating from Warren Central High School in 1980, he worked odd jobs for a few years until landing a job with Chrysler Corporation, where he worked until he retired in 2012. Troy loved spending time with family and friends, especially his son...
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Kathryn Ann Abel

May 24, 1957 - June 11, 2017

Kathryn Ann Abel of Indianapolis passed away at Community Hospital East on Sunday, June 11, 2017. Kathy was 60 years old. She was born in Indianapolis on May 24, 1957 to the late John Ora Baker and Betty (Albrecht) Baker. Kathy married Steve Abel on March 31, 1990. They enjoyed 27 years together. She was a customer service representative in the medical supply industry for many years. In addition...
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Katherine Tinsley

August 30, 1957 - June 6, 2017

Katherine Tinsley (59) died Tuesday, June 6 from injuries sustained in an auto accident. Katherine earned her B.A. ('79) from Indiana University Bloomington and a M.A. from University College in London. She completed a Ph.D. in history from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She held positions at SUNY-Fredonia and Horace Mann high school in New York city prior to taking her position at...
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Richard Dean "Dick" Cly

August 10, 1937 - June 1, 2017

Richard Dean ("Dick") Cly, 79, of Indianapolis/Brookville, IN, passed away peacefully on June 1, 2017. Richard was born August 10, 1937. He was an alumni of Brookville High School, where he enjoyed and lettered 4 years in football. He served in the United States Air Force from 1955 – 1959. He worked for AT&T over 30 years initially as a craftsman, then district manager. After retirement, he...
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Alice Lucille Pearl Herndon

May 16, 1927 - May 21, 2017

Alice Lucille Pearl Herndon, 90, born on May 16, 1927, passed away on May 21, 2017, at Greenwood Meadows in Greenwood, IN. She was one of nine children born to Ellis and Goldie Pearl in Mt. Vernon, OH. She graduated from Bellville High School, in Bellville, OH. Alice and her family moved to Indianapolis in 1965. She worked for NAMIC, retiring in 1992, as well as Lazarus in Castleton, retiring in...
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John R. Messer

April 28, 1945 - May 19, 2017

John R. Messer A hero is someone who has given his life to something bigger than oneself. John passed away peacefully on May 19, 2017. Born in Pineville, KY on April 28, 1945, he was the son of Anna (Harkness) Messer and Charles Messer. He graduated from Bell County High School in 1963. John is survived by his loving wife of 21 years, Jo Ellen "Jody" Messer; son, Gregory K. Messer;...
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Keith G. Bowman

June 10, 1935 - May 6, 2017

Keith G. Bowman of Indianapolis died Saturday, May 6, 2017. He was 81 years old. Keith was born in Chicago, IL. On June 10, 1935 to the late Guy and Anne (Adams) Bowman. He attended Shortridge High School in Indianapolis. On July 26, 1967 Keith married Betty (McMillan) Bowman, and they enjoyed 49 wonderful years together. Keith was involved in sales for most of his working career. He was an avid...
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Joila L Cline

February 10, 1935 - April 30, 2017

Joila L. Cline, 82, of Indianapolis, IN, passed away May 1, 2017. She was born February 10, 1935 to Lee Loice Baker and Vera Imogene (Smith) Baker. After completing her education in 1953, Voila worked for many years as a Dietary Aide for Sugar Creek Nursing Care. She was a loving mother grandmother, sister, and friend, who cherished the time she spent caring for her loved ones. Joila is...
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James Beaumont "Beau" Adams

October 13, 1967 - April 28, 2017

James Beaumont "Beau" Adams, 49, of New Palestine, IN, passed away April 28, 2017. He was born October 13, 1967 in Greenfield, IN to Ronald Adams and Georgia Bundy-Petrarca. After completing his education, James worked as a carpenter for the Union and served as the Vice President of the Carpenter's Local 758, recently changed to the Local 103. He was a Delegate in national affairs for the...
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Michael J. Blair

July 15, 1956 - April 24, 2017

Michael J. Blair of Indianapolis, passed away April 24th, 2017. He had been very ill for 6 months prior to his death. He was 60 years old. Mike was an avid Chicago Bears and Cubs fan and also loved music. He was a meat cutter for over 40 years at various stores. His pride and joy was his daughter Payton, whom he loved dearly. He had a great sense of humor and loved making people laugh. He will be...
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Rebecca Jean (Eads) Walls

March 20, 1929 - April 24, 2017

Rebecca Jean (Becky) Eads Walls, 88 passed away Monday, April 24, 2017. She was a resident of New Palestine, IN. She was born March 20, 1929 in Marshall, Madison County, NC to the late Simon Nathaniel and Ina Lee (Prows) Eads, the last of 8 siblings. Rebecca graduated 1947 from Arsenal Technical High School. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and sister. Rebecca...
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Rose Soots

June 24, 1924 - April 16, 2017

Rose Soots of Kansas City, Missouri passed away on Sunday April 16, 2017 at Hancock Regional Hospital in Greenfield, IN. She was born on June 24, 1924 to the late Joseph and Mary (Gulotta) Arbisi in Kansas City, Missouri. She was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in Raytown, MO. Rose was known in life to be a very dedicated and hard worker, sometimes she would even work for no pay. ...
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Adam A. Curtis

November 6, 1980 - April 10, 2017

Adam A. Curtis, 36, of Cumberland, IN passed away on Monday, April 10, 2017 in a tragic motorcycle accident in Hancock County. He was born November 6, 1980 in Indianapolis, IN to Melvin E. and Joni (Williams) Curtis. He was a 1999 graduate of Warren Central High School and received his Welding Certification from Walker Career Center. Adam was a maintenance mechanic at Kroger Dairy. He enjoyed...
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Betty Lou Espich

November 2, 1924 - April 5, 2017

Betty Lou Espich, Age 92, of New Palestine, Indiana, passed away on April 5, 2017. She was born November 2, 1924. Mom loved life, family, cooking, entertaining and playing cards. For over fifty years she organized the "Survivors" euchre club. Every month for five decades tables full of friends and family got together to play euchre, laugh and have fun. Survived by her three sons, David, Billy...
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Geraldine Wessling

February 26, 1927 - April 2, 2017

Geraldine Wessling, 90, of Cumberland went to be with the Lord on Sunday April 2, 2017. She was born on February 26, 1927 in Indianapolis, IN to the late Olaf and Jessie (Odom)Laslie. She was a graduate of Warren Central High School. She married Ralph V. Wessling on December 3, 1949. She was a homemaker, pie baker and game player. She was well known for her pies and special "pie crust." She...
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Leona C. Fenimore

October 7, 1926 - March 18, 2017

Leona Fenimore of Greenfield passed away Saturday, March 18, 2017. She was 90 years old. Leona was born to Fred and Estella Schaekel on October 7, 1926 in Tipton County, Indiana. Leona married Ernest Chandler on May 1, 1945 and enjoyed nearly 20 years together. She later met and married Verle Fenimore. She enjoyed wintering in Florida, playing cards, especially euchre, and all things chocolate....
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Beverly Joan Slater

November 15, 1947 - March 11, 2017

Beverly Joan Slater, 69, of Greenfield, IN, passed away peacefully on March 11, 2017, at her home with her family by her side. She was born on November 15, 1947, in Detroit, MI, to Cloyd D. Masters and Marionell (Kennedy) Masters. She later met and married Dennis E. Slater, and they have been happily married for many years prior to her passing. After completing her education, Beverly worked as a...
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Robert A Applegate

March 28, 1944 - March 11, 2017

Robert A. Applegate, 72, of New Palestine was called home to heaven on Saturday, March 11, 2017. He was born on March 28, 1944 to the late Robert M. and Niola B. (O'Donnell) Applegate. Robert attended Public School #58 Ralph Waldo and Emerson and graduated from Thomas Carr Howe High School. After high school he served in the United States Navy. Robert had an avid love for all animals and...
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Chu Thi T. Phan

December 20, 1945 - February 19, 2017

Chu Thi T. Phan, 71, of Indianapolis, IN passed away on Sunday, February 19, 2017 at Miller's Merry Manor in Indianapolis. Chu was born on December 20, 1945 in Vietnam. Her family were farmers and in 1975, she traveled to the United States where she worked as a nanny. She later worked in the food industry for many years and gained many friends before retiring. Chu was survived by one sister....
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Robert Lee Harper

November 22, 1931 - February 15, 2017

Robert Lee Harper, 85 of Indianapolis died 2-15-2017. He was born on November 22,1931 in Paris, Illinois to the late Clyde and Ruth(Griffin) Harper. He was a proud member of the Paris H.S. Class of 49. Robert served his country in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War as a Senior Control Tower Operator. He was employed with Western Electric for 35 years as a Supervisor and Engineering...
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Thomas David Long

October 26, 1943 - February 12, 2017

Thomas David Long, of Indianapolis died Sunday February 12, 2017. He was 73 years old. Tom was born in Indianapolis on October 26, 1943 to Thomas and Margaret (Hopkins) Long. Tom graduated from high school, and entered into the military serving three years in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam era. After honorably serving his country, Tom still felt the need to serve others. He found his calling in...
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Carol Knoy

July 13, 1944 - February 11, 2017

Carol S. Knoy (Charnstrom), 72, of Indianapolis, IN passed away on Saturday February 11, 2017. Carol was born on July 13, 1944 to Clyde and Edith (Chappell) Charnstrom in New Palestine, IN. Carol was a lover of nature and animals; especially dogs. She enjoyed watching and feeding the birds in her back yard. Carol had no children of her own but loved her nieces and nephews as if they were...
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David Harroweth Paterson

August 31, 1935 - February 6, 2017

David Harroweth Paterson, August 31, 1935 - February 6, 2017, beloved by his wife June Paterson (nee Trench), daughter June Paterson Wray, son-in-law Steve and grandson David Paterson. David was born in Bellshill, Scotland, to David and Catherine Paterson (nee Robertson). He attended Mossend Public School and Bellshill Academy. David played piano, put together a small jazz group that played at...
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Pauline Elnora (Myers) Chartrand

July 11, 1926 - February 5, 2017

Pauline Elnora (Myers) Chartrand, 90, of Indianapolis, IN went to her eternal rest on Sunday, February 5, 2017. She was a member of the Irvington Presbyterian Church, 55 Johnson Avenue, Indianapolis, IN where her 11:00 a.m. memorial service will be held on Wednesday, February 15, 2017; with a luncheon to follow. She will be laid to rest at Roselawn Memory Gardens in Saginaw, MI, beside her...
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Vicki Lynn Goodman

July 15, 1960 - February 4, 2017

Vicki Lynn Goodman, 56, of Indianapolis, IN, passed away February 4, 2017. She was born in Ionia, Michigan on July 15, 1960 to the late Fred Chapman and Lois Kammers. Vicki was an Air Force veteran who dedicated her life to her family. She had a love for gardening and animals. Vicki is survived by her son, Levi Goodman, his spouse Jaymie Aguirre, her best friend Barbara McColly, as well as...
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Steven L. "Bubba" Martin

March 29, 1954 - February 1, 2017

Steven Luther "Bubba" Martin, 62, of Indianapolis, IN, passed away February 1, 2017. He was born March 29, 1954 to William L. Martin and Jacqueline (Sullivan) Martin of Indianapolis. He later met and married Jaylene Martin in 1983 and they have been happily married for 33 years. After completing his education, Steven proudly served for 8 years in the United States Army before being honorably...
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Helen Putty

January 13, 1934 - January 29, 2017

Helen Putty 83, of New Palestine, passed away Sunday, January 29, 2017. She was born January 13, 1934 in Temperance Hall, TN. Helen attended the New Palestine United Methodist Church for nearly 50 years and had been active in various church roles for decades. She enjoyed shopping and painting. Mrs. Putty was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard Putty, her mother, Willie Midgett and...
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Mary E. (Winter) Ulrey

September 13, 1932 - January 25, 2017

Mary E. (Winter) Ulrey, 84, of Greenfield, passed away January 25, 2017. She was born September 13, 1932 to James & Mary (Morgason) Winter of Indianapolis. She graduated from Warren Central High School in 1951. Mary worked for Hancock South Madison Joint Services as a teachers aid for 28 years retiring in 2002, she was also an aide on the special needs bus during those years. She devoted her life...
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Nancy Louise (Emberton) Kniep

May 31, 1940 - January 13, 2017

Nancy Louise (Emberton) Kniep, 76, of Indianapolis, IN, passed away on January 13, 2017, at Franciscan Health Hospital in Indianapolis. She was born on May 31, 1940, in Tompkinsville, KY, to Marvin B. Emberton and Myrtle B. (Deckard) Emberton. She later met and married Don Kniep and they have been happily married since January 19, 1961. After her marriage, she took pride in working in her home...
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Sally Mae Griffith

June 3, 1946 - January 11, 2017

Sally Mae Griffith, 70, of Indianapolis, passed away Wednesday, January 11, 2015 at Pleasant View Lodge in McCordsville. She was born June 3, 1946 in Indianapolis, IN, to Cecil H. Scott and Laurel M. (Meyer) Scott. She later met and married her husband of approximately 28 years, David G. Griffith, who preceded her in death in 2015. After completing her education, Sally attended beauty school...
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Del Ray Maupin

March 5, 1964 - January 10, 2017

Del Ray Maupin, 52, of Indianapolis died January 10, 2017. Del was born March 5, 1964 in Landstuhl, Germany to Delbert and Kathryn Greaver Maupin. Beloved father, son, brother, uncle, (aka, Uncle Donkey) and friend, Del was preceded in death by his father Delbert Ray Maupin. He is survived by his Sons, James Tyler "J.T.", Brandon, and Joseph "Joey"; Mother, Kathryn Greaver Maupin; Sisters, Edie...
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Earnest Sneed

May 22, 2002 - January 7, 2017

Earnest Sneed, 14, of Indianapolis, IN, passed away on Saturday, January 7, 2017. He was born on May 22, 2002 in Indianapolis, IN to Jami Sneed and Quincy Griffin. He attended Arsenal Tech High School in Indianapolis. Earnest had a passion for playing basketball, he took pride in his shoe and clothing collection, as well as spending time with his family and close friends, including his dog "Red"...
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Fred J Via, Jr.

January 11, 1943 - January 2, 2017

Fred J. Via, Jr., 73, of Indianapolis, IN, passed away on January 2, 2017, at Kindred Transitional and Rehab Center – South Pointe in Indianapolis. He was born on January 11, 1943, in Washington, IN, to Fred Via, Sr. and Clara (Mangin) Via. After completing his education, Fred served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam War from 1960 to 1966 before being honorably discharged. After his...
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Roberta "Bobbi" Winter

December 17, 1952 - January 1, 2017

Roberta E. "Bobbi" Winter of Indianapolis died Sunday, January 1, 2017. She was 64 years old. Bobbi was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on December 17, 1952 to Robert and Ruth (Clemmer) McConnell. She attended Indiana Central University and earned her Associates Degree in Nursing in 1972. She was a Registered Nurse for many years, in the Indianapolis area. Bobbi was an avid New York Rangers...
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Samuel Andrew McLahlan

September 15, 1961 - December 28, 2016

Samuel Andrew McLahlan of Lebanon, In. died Wednesday, December 28, 2016. He was 55 years old. Sam was born in Indianapolis on September 15, 1961 to Thomas and Peggy (Von Spreckelsen) McLahlan. Sam was a kind hearted, and hardworking man who made his living in heating and cooling as an HVAC technician. He was a 1979 Graduate of New Palestine High School, and attended Pensacola Christian College....
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Carolyn Christine Groschelle

January 23, 1945 - December 22, 2016

Carolyn Christine Groschelle, 71, of New Palestine, IN, passed away on December 22, 2016, at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. She was born on Jan. 23, 1945, in Indianapolis, IN, to William "Art" Williams and Virginia (Stroud) Williams. She later met and married Dale Groschelle and they were happily married for many years prior to his passing. Carolyn received her Associate's degree in nursing....
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Beverly Thompson

October 14, 1933 - December 19, 2016

Beverly Ann Thompson, 83 of Greenwood passed away peacefully on Monday December 19, 2016. She was born on October 14, 1933 in Anderson, IN to the late Thomas and Florence (David) Davis. Beverly enjoyed walking, reading , visiting with friends and family. She enjoyed watching the classic horror movies, especially during the month of October. She will be greatly missed by her 3 children;...
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Irma L. Lockett Begley

January 25, 1942 - December 19, 2016

Irma L. Lockett Begley of Indianapolis died Monday, December 19, 2016. She was 74 years old. Irma was born in Stickleyville, Virginia on January 25, 1942 to Stallard and Eliza (Noel) Bowen. Irma was a member of Mt. Calvary Evangelistic Center for over twenty five years. Irma was a certified nursing assistant for Nightingale Home Healthcare. She enjoyed gospel music, and visiting the Great Smokey...
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Dennis Preston

October 13, 1955 - December 18, 2016

Dennis Preston, 61 passed away Sunday December 18, 2016. He was born on October 13, 1955 in Indianapolis, IN to the late Fredrick James and Barbara Preston. Denny enjoyed nature, gardening, fishing and working his job at Kindred Electric. He had an avid love for animals and trucks. He will be greatly missed by his sister; Marcia Kronenwetter, brother; Robert (Sharon) Preston, his aunt;...
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Rebecca Sue Barber

October 3, 1941 - December 9, 2016

Rebecca S. Barber, 75, of New Palestine, IN, passed away on December 9, 2016, at her home in New Palestine with her family by her side. She was born on Oct. 3, 1941, in Urbana, IL, to Morris D. Foster and Virginia I. (Atkinson) Foster. She later met and married Thomas L. Barber and they have enjoyed many happy years together. After completing her education in nursing, Rebecca worked for several...
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Alta M. Livingston Hudson

May 29, 1930 - December 7, 2016

Alta M. Livingston Hudson 86, of Greenfield, IN. died December 7, 2016. Born May 29, 1930 in Bloomington, IN. to the late Emery E. and May M. (Clendening) Livingston. She graduated from Washington High School in Indianapolis, and attended Indiana Central College. She was a junior Girl Scout Leader for ten years in Cumberland as well as Clerk/Treasurer of the town of Cumberland in the 1960's, and...
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Erin Ebert Krebs

October 31, 1960 - November 17, 2016

Erin Ebert Krebs, 56, of Fairland, IN, passed away on November 17, 2016, at Kindred Healthcare in Greenwood. He was born on October 31, 1960, in Greenfield, IN, to Eugene Krebs and Madelyn (Larrison) Krebs. He was a beloved son, grandson, brother, uncle, and friend who cherished the time he spent with the people he loved. Erin is survived by his father, Eugene Krebs; brother, Eric Krebs and his...
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Nancy K. Smith

August 19, 1944 - November 15, 2016

Nancy K. Smith of New Palestine, died November 15, 2016. She was 72 years old. Nancy was born August 19, 1944 in Glezen, IN. to Marion and Lavon (Stone) Shoultz. Nancy married the love of her life, Elmer Smith on October 20, 1961, they enjoyed 55 years together. Nancy was a custodian for New Palestine Elementary for nearly twenty years. She loved camping, baking, and cooking for others. In...
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William Daniel Branson

July 23, 1932 - November 8, 2016

William Daniel Branson, 84, of Lakewood Ranch, Florida joined our Heavenly Father on November 8, 2016 at Sarasota Memorial Hospital. He was born July 23, 1932 in Indianapolis, Indiana to Melvin Carl & Lena Louise Schnepf Branson. After completing his education, William was employed at Bell laboratories until retirement in 1989, when he moved to Florida with his wife Sherry. William was a hard...
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Dawna Rae Morrissey

March 21, 1961 - November 8, 2016

Dawna R. Morrissey, 55 of New Palestine, In. was called home to her savior Jesus Christ, November 8, 2016. Dawna was born in Portsmouth, Virginia to John M. Weeks Sr. and Sandra J. Weeks (McGuire) on March 21, 1961. She married the love of her life, Charles Dean Morrissey on May 16, 1987. They enjoyed 29 years together. Dawna was a member of, and played violin for Faith Fellowship Church. She...
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Russ Guy Cooley

June 24, 1964 - October 31, 2016

Russ Guy Cooley, the son of Richard G. Cooley (1932) and Rosemary Straveler Cooley (1934-2004) was born on June 24th, 1964 in Indianapolis, Indiana. He peacefully passed away at home on October 31st, 2016. He attended Indianapolis Public Schools and graduated from Howe High School in 1982. Russ was known for his sense of humor; he was the life of any party. No one who spent a couple minutes...
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Alice Geneva Powell

October 10, 1931 - October 29, 2016

Alice Geneva Powell, 85, of Indianapolis, IN, passed away on October 29, 2016, at Westminster Village-North in Indianapolis. She was born on Oct. 10, 1931, in Glasgow, KY, to Austin Kinslow and Elizabeth (Bridges) Kinslow. She later met and married Aubrey "Kenneth" Powell and they had been happily married for many years prior to his passing. After completing her education, Alice worked as a...
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Carl V. Summers

July 15, 1929 - October 23, 2016

Carl V. Summers of Indianapolis passed away on Sunday, October 23, 2016. He was 87 years old. Carl was born in Bardstown, Kentucky on July 15, 1929 to Edward and Mae Edna (Roby) Summers. Carl proudly served his country as part of the United States Navy during the Korean War era. Carl was an avid trap shooter, and was a past winner of the Indiana State Trap Shoot. Carl was also honored with the...
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James Hershel McIntosh

May 1, 1925 - October 18, 2016

James Hershel McIntosh, 91, of Fairland, IN, passed away on October 18, 2016, at his home surrounded by his family. He was born on May 1, 1925, in Haddix, KY, to Dave McIntosh and Florence (Smith) McIntosh. He later met and married Gladys (Jackson) McIntosh, and they have been happily married for 64 years. After completing his education, James served in the U.S. Army and Air Forces during WWII. ...
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Jerry Lee Abel

July 28, 1937 - October 16, 2016

Jerry Lee Abel, 79, Fairland, IN, died October 16, 2016 . He was born July 28, 1937 to Anna (Boring) Abel and Ray Abel. Jerry graduated from Moral High School in 1955. He married his high school sweetheart, Bernadine (Tillison) Abel in 1956. Jerry worked at Diamond Chain after graduation from high school until he retired in 1995. He loved his family and friends and spending time with them. ...
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Violet Maxine Lockett

January 13, 1928 - October 13, 2016

Violet Maxine Lockett of Indianapolis passed away Thursday, October 13, 2016. She was 88 years old. Maxine was born on January 13, 1928 in Indianapolis to James and Edna (McClare) Roberts. Maxine worked for Western Electric for almost twenty years retiring in 1978. Maxine was married to the late James Lockett for nearly 36 years, and together they raised four children. Maxine was a member of...
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Mary Ann Huffman

June 12, 1933 - October 10, 2016

Mary Ann Huffman of New Palestine, peacefully passed away Monday, October 10, 2016. She was 83 years old. Mary Ann was a lifelong resident of New Palestine, Indiana. She married her late husband Robert - son of the late Josef and Mildred Huffman of Greenfield - in 1958. Together, they enjoyed over thirty years of marriage. Mary Ann is survived by her sister in law; Betty Bowles of Greenfield,...
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Brian Keith Pike

October 14, 1961 - September 30, 2016

Brian K. Pike, 54, of Ekron, KY, passed away on September 30, 2016, at his home in Kentucky. He was born on October 14, 1961, in Greenfield, IN, to Phillip Pike and Charlotte (Burkett) Pike. After completing his education, Brian started as an apprentice with the Bricklayers & Allied Local 4 IN/KY in 1988 and remained a proud union member until his death. Brian was last employed at Heimbrock, Inc....
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Dona Louise Minneman

February 24, 1933 - September 25, 2016

Dona Louise Minneman of Indianapolis passed away Sunday, September 25, 2016 from complications of Alzheimer's. She was 83 years old. Dona was born in Greensburg, Indiana on February 24, 1933 to James "Babe" and Dorothy Jones. In addition to her parents, Dona was preceded in death by her brothers; James "Bob", Gene, and Maurice Jones, and sister; Francis Stanley. She is survived by her children;...
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John A. Ragle

March 22, 1930 - September 18, 2016

John A. Ragle of Fountaintown, Indiana died Sunday, September 18, 2016. He was 86 years old. John was born to Cyrus A. and Lilly Ragle on March 22, 1930 in Oakland City, Indiana. John was proud to serve his country in the U. S. Army, and was stationed in Germany during the Korean War. He married the love of his life Marilyn Ragle (Birk), and enjoyed over fifty years of marriage. In addition to...
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LaGora Marie Lind

January 10, 1929 - September 11, 2016

LaGora Marie Lind (Smith) retired LPN at Community East Hospital, and resident of New Palestine, IN. died September 11, 2016. Joining in death many valued friends. She was 87 years old. She was preceded in death by husband; Edward Lee Lind, parents; Harold and Malinda Lind, and brother; Carl O. Smith. LaGora is survived by brother; Benjamin H. Smith. Son; Daniel L. Lind and his wife Jacqueline,...
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Jason Brent Lambdin

May 20, 1974 - August 27, 2016

Jason Brent Lambdin, 42, of Beloit, WI, passed away on August 27, 2016, at his home in Wisconsin. He was born on May 20, 1974, in Cincinnati, OH, to Mark Greenwald and Holly (Miller) Lambdin. After completing his education, Jason was employed in the shipping handler and manufacturer at Gardner Manufacturing. Jason was an individual who had many joys in life, but he found the most joy a few years...
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Florette Renee Jefferson

June 30, 1966 - August 14, 2016

Florette Renee (Scott) Jefferson and her identical twin sister, Lorette Rochelle (Scott) Starks, were born June 30, 1966, to Rosie Lee and Thomas Scott, Sr. Florette passed into the Kingdom of Heaven on August 14, 2016, preceded in that journey by her father and sister, Doris A. Scott. In addition to her mother and twin sister, Florette is survived by her children, Brittany White-Scott and...
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Lillie U. Gritton

October 29, 1923 - August 13, 2016

Lillie Gritton of Wanamaker, IN. passed away Saturday, August 13, 2016. She was 92 years old. Lillie was born in Indianapolis on October 29, 1923 to Clarence and Marie Waterman. She grew up working at the family store in Wamamaker, Indiana. Lillie married James Gritton and was happily married for fifty one years until his passing in 2005. In addition to her husband and parents, Lillie was...
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Billie Ann Mills

October 11, 1945 - July 31, 2016

Billie Ann Mills, of Fountaintown, IN. died Sunday, July 31, 2016. She was 70 years old. Billie was born in Bluffton, Ohio on October 11, 1945 to William and Doris Coldiron. She married Robert E. Mills on September 8, 1990, he survives. Billie attended Hunter Road Bible Church, and was a member of The Red Hat Society, and the Model A Club of Greenwood, IN. Her greatest joy was spending time with...
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John A Bowe

March 3, 1935 - July 26, 2016

John A. Bowe, 81, of Port Orange, Florida and previously of Indianapolis, passed away Tuesday, July 26, 2016, at Halifax Health Medical Center in Port Orange, Florida. John resided in Port Orange with Ann Beam, his long-time friend and devoted companion. John was born March 3, 1935, in Syracuse, New York, to Edward Bowe and Marion (Rubado) Bowe. He was a 1952 graduate of North Syracuse High...
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Elizabeth Anne Berry

February 2, 1924 - July 26, 2016

Elizabeth Anne (Buses)(Maris) Berry, 92 , of Greenfield, IN, passed away on July 26, 2016 at Hancock Regional Hospital in Greenfield. She was born on February 2, 1924, in Indianapolis to Walter August Buses and Phoebe (Budd) Buses. She met and married a longtime friend, Robert Berry and they had been together for nearly five years prior to his passing. After completing her education, Elizabeth...
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Roxie Eddlean Byrd

January 20, 1933 - June 19, 2016

Roxie Eddlean Byrd, 83, of Alpha, Kentucky, passed away on Sunday June 19, 2016. She was born on January 20, 1933 in Jamestown, Tennessee to loving parents Oakley E. and Fonza Upchurch. Roxie was a resident of New Palestine, Indiana from 1974 until 2010. She retired in 1989 from Western Electric/AT&T of Indianapolis after 26 years of service. Roxie is preceded in death by her husband, George L...
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Jeanette "Olga" King

December 3, 1924 - June 13, 2016

Jeanette "Olga" King, 91, of Indianapolis, IN, passed away on June 13, 2016, at Indiana Masonic Home in Franklin, IN. She was born on December 3, 1924, in Toronto, Canada to Wilfred Cecil Norman Burnside and Sarah Irene (Oldfield) Burnside. She later met Morton King, Jr. and they had been happily married until the time of his passing. After receiving her high school diploma, she later worked as a...
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Jack "Pops" Merrill

July 23, 1935 - June 12, 2016

Jack "Pops" Merrill, 80, passed away on June 12, 2016. He was born in Fremont, Ohio on July 23, 1935. Jack is survived by his loving wife Sandy, and his seven children; Shawn (Becky) Merrill, Dawn (Paul) Merrill-Howard, Dale (Michelle) Merrill, Anna (Jeff) Pennycuff, Eric Merrill, Kent (Nikki) Merrill, and Christina (Mike) Cross. Jack is also survived by his thirteen grandchildren. Jack served...
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Everett Bryan Davis

January 17, 1917 - June 10, 2016

Everett Bryan Davis, Jr., 99, of New Palestine, IN, passed away on June 10, 2016, at Sugar Creek Nursing Home in Greenfield, IN. He was born on January 17, 1917, in Indianapolis, IN, to Everett Davis and Jeanette (Eyer) Davis. He met his first wife, Alice L. (Arnold) Davis, and they had been happily married until her passing in 1982. He later met Dorothy (Williamson) Davis, and was again blessed...
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Eva JoAnn Hill

February 21, 1924 - June 6, 2016

JoAnn Hill, of Fountaintown, IN. died Monday, June 6, 2016. She was 92 years old. JoAnn was born February 21, 1924 in Silver Lake, IN. to the late Larsh and Hazel (Foster) Sittler. She graduated from Laketon High School, near North Manchester, IN. She married Donald Harris Hill October 30, 1942. They were happily married for nearly sixty years before his passing in 2002. JoAnn was known locally...
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Betty Jane (Brandt) Koons

July 13, 1923 - June 6, 2016

Betty (Brandt) Koons, of New Palestine, passed away Monday, June 6, 2016. She was 92 years old. She was born in Indianapolis to the late Arthur L. and Helen Brandt. Betty was preceded in death by her husband; John R. Koons and sisters, Mary Ann Koons (Robert) and Carol Neimann (Paul). Surviving Betty are her children; Katherine L. Morrison (Brett), Christopher J. Koons (Jackie), and Rebecca A....
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LaDonna Scharlene Williams

March 7, 1934 - May 25, 2016

LaDonna Scharlene (Settles) Williams, 82, of Cumberland, IN, passed away on May 25, 2016, at her home with her family by her side. She was born on March 7, 1934, in Shelby County, IN, to Charles L. Settles and Hilda Marie (Harvey) Settles. She later met and married Clancy ("Buck") Williams Jr., and had been happily married for several years before his passing in 2005. LaDonna graduated from...
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Carl William "Lou" Byer

October 5, 1950 - May 20, 2016

Carl William "Lou" Byer, 65, of New Palestine, Indiana, passed away on May 20, 2016, at Community East Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born on October 5, 1950 in Muncie Indiana to Carl R. Byer and Virginia Tull Byer. On February 13, 1976, he married his wife Winona "Winnie" Creed Byer, and they have been happily married for over 40 years prior to his passing. Lou graduated from Muncie Central...
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Thomas Jessie

August 14, 1931 - May 15, 2016

Thomas Jessie, of Greenfield, IN. died May 15, 2016. He was 84 years old. Tom was born on August 14, 1931 in Burkesville, Kentucky to John and Julie (York) Jessie. Tom married the love of his life, Grace (Vibbert) Jessie on June 23, 1968, and enjoyed 48 years of marriage. Tom served proudly in the United States Army, and was employed by G &G Metal Spinning for many years. Tom liked to travel,...
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Rosalee Gross

August 22, 1947 - May 13, 2016

Rosalee Gross, 68, of Indianapolis, passed away on May 13, 2016, at Community North Hospital. She was born on August 22, 1947, in Indianapolis, IN, to Jesse Hubbard and Margaret (Means) Hubbard. She later met and married Darryle Gross, and have been happily married for nearly 42 years prior to her passing. Rosalee graduated from Arsenal Tech High School and after completing her education, she...
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Margaret Lucretia Logan

May 17, 1919 - May 13, 2016

Margaret Lucretia Logan, 96, of Greenfield, IN, passed away on May 13, 2016 at Pleasant View Lodge in McCordsville. She was born on May 17, 1919, in Bovina, NY, to Charles "Buckley" Hoolihan and Margaret Catherine (Miller) Hoolihan. She later met and married Clarence Richard Logan and they had been together for 37 years prior to his passing on October 10, 1985. Margaret received her Bachelor's...
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Virginia Lou Buses

April 9, 1937 - May 12, 2016

Virginia Lou Buses, 79, of Indianapolis, IN, passed away on May 12, 2016 at Community Hospital in Indianapolis. She was born on April 9, 1937, in Indianapolis to Herman A. Ginsberg and Evelyn L. (Skaggs) Ginsberg. She later met and married Edwin Buses and they had been together for 61 years prior to her passing. Virginia was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother, who enjoyed working at home...
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Janette L Hardy

September 9, 1943 - May 10, 2016

Janette L. Hardy, 72, of New Palestine, passed away on May 10, 2016, at her home. She was born on September 9, 1943, in Baudette, MN, to Emmett Chilgren and Anna (Johnson) Chilgren. On June 7, 1968 she married her husband Lee Hardy, and have been happily married for nearly 48 years prior to her passing. Janette completed her post graduate education and graduated from Bemidji State University, in...
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Garland Barger

March 28, 1939 - May 10, 2016

Garland Barger of New Palestine died Tuesday, May 10, 2016. He was 77 years old. Garland was born on March 28, 1939 in Hazard, Kentucky as the youngest of eight children of Estill and Grace McKnight Barger. He married the love of his life, Marjorie "Margie" Barger on February 21, 1958. Together they enjoyed 58 years of marriage. Garland retired in 2005 after 47 ½ years at Ford Motor Company. He...
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Kent William Bullman

August 17, 1952 - May 5, 2016

Kent William Bullman, 63, of Greenfield, passed away on May 5, 2016, at Hancock Regional Hospital. He was born on August 17, 1952, in Franklin, IN, to Arthur Frederick Bullman and Darlene (Baker) Bullman. He married Debbie Jackley in 1991, and they have been happily married for 24 years prior to his passing. Kent graduated from New Palestine High School and attended classes at Ivy Tech. After...
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John Riley Keeton

October 31, 1927 - April 25, 2016

John Riley Keeton of Indianapolis passed away Monday, April 25, 2016. He was 88 years old. John was born in Magoffin County, Kentucky on October 31, 1927 to the late John Boyd Keeton and Audie (Hammond) Keeton. One of ten children, John was active on the farm until enlisting in the U. S. Army. Upon returning home from the Army, he married Pauline (Mullins) Keeton on March 14, 1953. He and Pauline...
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Joy Louise Thompson

May 11, 1930 - April 19, 2016

Joy Louise Thompson, 85, of Indianapolis, IN, passed away April 19, 2016 at Community Hospital East. She was born on May 11, 1930, in Indianapolis to Cecil Mize and Beatrice (Shouse) Mize. She later met and married Edward Thompson and they had been happily married until his passing on December 31, 1992. After completing her education, Joy was employed at Western Electric until the time of her...
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Gary Bruce Fry

December 2, 1949 - April 18, 2016

Gary Fry of Indianapolis passed away Monday, April 18, 2016. He was 66 years old. Gary was born in Indianapolis on December 2, 1949 to George Robert and F. Roberta (West) Fry. After graduating high school, Gary proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corps. He then married the love of his life, Linda (Schaekel) Fry on September 26, 1970. Gary spent 44 years with the Marion County...
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Matthew Donald Harper

November 20, 1969 - April 8, 2016

Matthew D. Harper of Greenfield died Friday, April 8, 2016. He was 46 years old. Matt was born November 20, 1969 in Greenfield, Indiana to Larry and Patricia (Hanes) Harper. He graduated from Mt. Vernon High school in 1988. Matt loved cars, and Nascar racing, he collected guns, and was an avid Van Halen fan. Most of all he love spending time with his family. Matt was preceded in death by his...
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Reginald Hall

July 13, 1943 - April 6, 2016

Reginald Hall of Indianapolis passed away on Wednesday, April 6, 2016. He was 72 years old. Reggie was born on July 13, 1943 in Pineville, Kentucky to Henry and Beulah (Creech) Hall. He was a self-employed repairman specializing in electronic equipment, and a graduate of NRI Electronics. Reggie enjoyed golfing, fishing, gardening, and sharing a glass of wine with friends. He was a good and caring...
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James Alan Rupp

March 22, 1938 - April 1, 2016

James Alan Rupp, 78, of Greenfield died April 1, 2016. James was born on March 22, 1938 to Harold and Jessie (Davis) Rupp, both of whom preceded him in death. James is survived by sons; Tim and Tom Rupp, two grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. Services for James Rupp are Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at Hendryx Mortuary, Cumberland Chapel. 11636 E. Washington St. Indianapolis, In. 46229 at 1...
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Frank Dennis Bogan

April 30, 1944 - March 30, 2016

Frank Dennis Bogan, 71, of Indianapolis, IN, passed away on March 30, 2016. He was born to Frank & Florence Bogan on April 30, 1944, in Valparaiso, IN, though he grew up in South Bend. He married Cynthia Preuss Bogan in July of 2000. He graduated from Adams High School in South Bend, then attended Oberlin College as a music major. His studies were interrupted by the Vietnam War when he joined...
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Euclyd Dean Crockett

November 23, 1937 - March 26, 2016

Euclyd Dean Crockett, of Fortville, Indiana died Saturday, March 26, 2016. He was 78 years old. He was born in Russell Springs, Kentucky on November 23, 1937 to Eddie and Sadie (Poston) Crockett. Euclyd was proudly employed for over twenty years as a tree trimmer for Crockett Tree Company. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers; Don, Hubert, Clyde, and Ronnie...
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Laura Jean Thomas

November 14, 1958 - March 23, 2016

Laura Jean Thomas, of Indianapolis passed away on Wednesday, March 23, 2016. She was 57 years old. Laura was born in Greenfield, Indiana to John and Jeanette Thomas on November 14, 1958. Laura was preceded in death by her mother and father, and is survived by her brother; Dale Thomas, also of Indianapolis. There are no services planned at this time. She will be interred at New Palestine Cemetery...
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William "Bill" Leonard Moore

May 1, 1938 - March 22, 2016

William Leonard Moore, 77, of Greenfield, IN, went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on March 22, 2016. He was born May 1, 1938 to Robert Moore and Mary (Kiefer) Moore in Indianapolis, IN. He later met and married Evelyn (Carrico) Moore who he shared his life with for 55 years. After completing his education, William was employed as a fork truck driver at Link-Belt Corporation. He...
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Lewis A Snider, DVM

September 12, 1920 - March 15, 2016

Dr. Lewis A. Snider, DVM of Goodlettsville, TN., formerly of New Palestine, IN. died Tuesday, March 15, 2016. He was 95 years old. He was born in Indianapolis on September 12, 1920 to Lewis and Bessie (Modesett) Snider. Dr. Snider was a veterinarian in the New Palestine area for many years. He was a long time member of Zion United Church of Christ. Dr. Snider was preceded in death by his first...
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George Henry Schuller

February 18, 1915 - March 13, 2016

George Henry Schuller, of Indianapolis passed away Sunday, March 13, 2016. He was 101 years old. George was born in Indianapolis on February 18, 1915 to John and Sophia Schuller. He married Margaret (Mitchell) Schuller in September of 1939, and they enjoyed 73 years of marriage. Together, George and Margaret had three children. They were long time members of Southport Church of Christ. George was...
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James Alan Westcott

May 21, 1933 - March 12, 2016

James Alan Westcott of Springfield, MO. passed away March 12th, 2016. He was born May 21st, 1933 to Harry Edward Westcott and Ruby Jane (Stoeber) Westcott in Indianapolis, IN. He graduated from Broad Ripple High School in 1951. He was in the Naval Reserve from 1951 to 1960. He was a Master of the Royal Secret of the 32 Degree of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite. He was very active in...
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Bella Angel Ramos

March 2, 2016 - March 2, 2016

Bella Angel Ramos, precious baby girl of Antonio Ramos and Guadalupe Anzaldua Ramos was born into the arms of angels March 2, 2016 at IU North Hospital in Carmel, Indiana. Although she had only spent 11 weeks with us on this earth, she was very loved by her family and touched many lives. Her big brothers made especially sure that every day she was cared for and knew how much they all loved her....
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Jacalyn "Jac'ee" Yvonne Sprague

June 22, 1955 - February 27, 2016

Jacalyn "Jac'ee" Yvonne Sprague. June 22, 1955 - February 27, 2016. Jacalyn was preceded in death by her daughters; Angel and Elisha Hergenrother, her mother; Jean Sprague and her sister; Karyla Freeman. She is survived by Karl "Duck" Sprague, Joshua Sprague, Christy O'Grady, Gayle Temple, Kurt Sprague, Ayriel Sprague and friend Gus Jackson. Jac'ee was a graduate of Lawrence Central High School...
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Darrell E. Candler

October 21, 1932 - February 25, 2016

DARRELL E. CANDLER 83, left to meet his Savior on February 25, 2016. Darrell was born in Princeton, West Virginia on October 21, 1932 to Willie and Mary Elizabeth Candler. He is survived by his wife Marianne with whom he celebrated more than 64 years of marriage. He is also survived by 3 children, Greg (Mirriel), Brad (Kim) and Valerie Henry (Todd), and 7 grandchildren Stephanie Gardiner ...
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Betty Carol Kerr

May 24, 1942 - February 24, 2016

Betty Carol Kerr, 73, of Greenfield, IN, passed away on Feb. 24, 2016 in Indianapolis. She was born May 24, 1942, to Travis Geralds and Nell (Ross) Geralds. She later met and married James Chester Kerr and they had been married for fifty-two years before her passing. After receiving her high school diploma, she was later employed at Lucent Technologies as a Supervisor until the time of her...
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Margaret Jean (Hudson) Stiko

January 29, 1925 - February 20, 2016

Margaret Jean Stiko, 91, of Indianapolis, IN, passed away on Feb. 20, 2016 in Port Charlotte, FL. She was born Jan. 29, 1925, to Oren Hudson and Ollie Catherine (Harvey) Hudson. Margaret graduated from Warren Central High School in 1942. After completing her education, she was later employed at L.V.S. Foods as a Clerk until her retirement. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star #518,...
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