James A. Graf
James A. Graf, 51, of Greencastle, passed away Saturday, Dec.13, 2014. Jim was born on Feb. 17, 1963 in Cheektowaga, N.Y., son of the late Alvin and Virginia (Martin) Graf. He attended Our Lady and Help of Christians. Jim is survived by his loving companion Marcia Voege; dear friend Robert Derringer; sisters Patricia (Jenny) Graf and Barbara Koczent; brothers Edward (Sandra) Graf and William Graf, and several nieces and nephews..
Lolita A. Bernhardt
Lolita A. Bernhardt, 95, of Clayton, died Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. Lolita was born Sept. 9, 1919 in Terre Haute to Charles E. and Lena (Latta) Killion. She was a graduate of Glenn High School in Seelyville. Lolita married Harvey Bernhardt in 1946, and he preceded her in death in 2002...
James S. Church
James S. Church, age 80, Coatesville, passed away Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014. He was born in Coatesville on Oct. 17, 1934, the son of Robert and Florence Mount Church. He graduated from New Winchester High School in 1952, and was a member of the New Winchester Christian Church...
Rebecca Lynn 'Becky' Burger
Rebecca Lynn "Becky" Burger, 35, Spencer, formerly of Mooresville, entered into God's Kingdom on Dec. 18, 2014. Becky was born July 20, 1979 in Indianapolis to Harry and Glenna (Harp) Burger, who survive. She graduated from Mooresville High School in 1998 and was employed in the cafeteria at the Putnam County Hospital for the last 10 years. Becky was a member of Life Line Baptist Church. She was extremely loyal to her cats, Boo, Max, Jake and Lucy...
James A. Graf
James A. Graf, 51, Greencastle, died on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014 at his home.
Woodlawn Crematory, Seymour, is in charge of the arrangements.
A full obituary will appear in an upcoming edition of the Banner Graphic.
Chester Allen Davis
Chester Allen Davis, 72, of Summerville, S.C., died on Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014. He had battled cancer for the past 6 months. He was born Oct. 11, 1942 to the late Chester Louis and Bernice Lillian Davis in Indianapolis. He graduated from Indiana State University in 1964, majoring in biology and physical education...
Russell 'Russ' Allen Gardner Sr.
Russell (Russ) Allen Gardner Sr., of Greencastle, passed peacefully at Parkwood Nursing Home in Lebanon, Ind., on Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014 at the age of 79. Russ was born on Sept. 12, 1935 in Greencastle to Edward and Thelma Gardner. He graduated from Reelsville High School in 1953...
Marilyn R. Bennington
Marilyn R. (Durnbaugh) Bennington, 83, of Greencastle, and Bonita Springs, Fla., passed away in Naples, Fla., on Dec. 12, 2014 after a lengthy illness. She was born on July 29, 1931 in Dayton, Ohio, to Raymond H. Durnbaugh and Helen M. (Greer) Durnbaugh. They both preceded her in death...
Alberta Helen Buis
Alberta Helen Buis, 94, of Plainfield and formerly of Greencastle, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014. She was born on May 11, 1920 in Tippecanoe County to Joseph Bollock and Louise Brouwer Bollock. Bert married Russell E. Buis on March 31, 1948, and he preceded her in death in 2011...
Debra Louise Harden
Debra Louise Dickerson Harden, 62, of Brazil, passed on to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, Dec. 12, 2014 after her long battle with cancer. Debra was born West Terre Haute In. on Sept. 1, 1952, the daughter of the late Ray Dean and Katherine (Hinkle) Dickerson. She was a graduate of West Vigo High School and graduated from Indiana Business Collage with an associates degree in accounting...
Robert E. Buis
Robert E. Buis, 85, of Greencastle, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014. Bob was born on Feb. 3, 1929 in Hendricks County to Otho and Cleo Bailey Buis. He was a 1949 graduate of Stilesville High School, and had been a job setter at Ford Motor Co., retiring with 30 years of service...
Charles David Young
Charles David Young, 93, of Greencastle, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014. Dave was born on Jan. 24, 1921 in Hudsonville, Ill., to Mason Gilbert Young and Nora Ellen Parker Young. He was a graduate of Danville Illinois High School. Dave honorably served his country in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II...
John Jacob 'Jack' Gambold Jr.
John Jacob "Jack" Gambold Jr., 91, passed away Friday morning, Dec. 12, 2014 at his daughter's residence in West Lafayette. He was a former resident of Bean Blossom in Brown County and Coatesville of Hendricks County. John was born in Indianapolis on Aug. 10, 1923, to his parents, the late John Jacob and Grace (Fordyce) Gambold Sr...
Noble A. Costin
Noble A. Costin, 89, of Greencastle, passed away Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014 at Hendricks Regional Health. He was born July 23, 1925 in Greencastle. He was the son of the late Hughie and Myrtle (Humphrey) Costin. He married Lois Costin on July 21, 1944, and she survives...
Bessie V. Burks
Bessie V. Burks, 89, of Indianapolis, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014 at Lakeview Manor, Indianapolis. She was born Aug. 24, 1925 in Bluefield, Va. She was the daughter of the late James E. and Rebecca J. (Pucket) Johnson. She married Elza Lee Burks, and he preceded her in death...
Gary Brent Stephens
Gary Brent Stephens, 72, passed peacefully after an extended illness on Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014. Born in Brazil, he was the son of Harold and Betty (Norris) Stephens and grew to adulthood in Greencastle. Known for his wit, keen sense of humor and artistic talent with pen, brush and spray gun, Gary was an avid auto enthusiast...
Donald R. Hubble
Donald R. Hubble, 76, of Greencastle, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014. He was born on May 6, 1938 in Greencastle to Alva L. and Agnes D. Shildmyer Hubble. Don served his country in the U.S. Army and in the Indiana National Guard. He retired from R.R. Donnelley's in Crawfordsville, where he was a jogger in the bindery...
Sharon M. Luper
Sharon M. (Hester) Luper, 78, Lebanon, passed away Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, at St. Vincent Heart Center, Indianapolis. Sharon was reared and educated in Russellville, where she was a 1954 graduate of Russellville High School. She and Dale E. Luper married on Jan. 14, 1956, in Russellville...
Cathleen Ann McKeigue Nees
Cathleen Ann (McKeigue) Nees, 59, of Greencastle, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014. Cathleen was born on May 27, 1955 in Chicago, Ill., the daughter of Larry and Loraine (Dietz) McKeigue. She had worked in the Physical Plant Department at DePauw University with 17 years of service...
Donald R. Hubble
Donald R. Hubble, age 76, of Greencastle, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014.
Arrangements are pending at the Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home, Greencastle.
Rose Ellen Rose
Rose Ellen Rose, 61, of Greencastle, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014. Born May 19, 1953 in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of Ralph and Rita (Basso) Simpson. She was a 1971 graduate of North Putnam High School. She married Ronald J. Rose on Nov. 6, 1971, and he survives...
Laura Sue Meads
Laura Sue Meads, 46, of Greencastle, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014. Born May 30, 1968 in Adrian, Mich., she was the daughter of Merle and Janice (Peterson) Meads. Laura worked in quality control for Stratosphere at Heartland Automotive. She is survived by her sons Christopher Barrow and Douglas Barrow; sisters, Amanda Branson, Lisa Pierce, and Lisa Schneider; brothers, Edward Meads and Duane Meads; grandson, Travis Barrow; stepmothers, Sally Meads and Janice Edwards; and special friend, Chad McDonald.. ...
Donald W. Jones
Donald W. Jones, 92, of Wayland, Mass., a world renowned educational publishing executive, died Monday, Nov. 24, 2014 at his home. Don was born in LaCrosse, Wis., and raised in Greencastle, and went on to attend DePauw University. He was a gifted scholar-athlete and became one of the premier basketball players in DePauw history...
Laura Beth Dulin
Laura Beth Dulin, 38, of Bedford, formerly of Brazil and Greencastle, died unexpectedly Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014 at her residence. She was born May 11, 1976 in Brazil, the daughter of Roger Dulin and Mary Warrick. She graduated from Greencastle High School, Class of 1994...
Judy D. Carpenter
Services for Judy D. Carpenter will begin at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 5 in Springhill Christian Center, Mooresville. Friends may call from 10 a.m. until service time. Burial will be in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Hall. Mrs. Carpenter, 70, Greencastle, died Monday, Dec. 1, 2014, in St. Vincent Hospice, Indianapolis...