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Obituaries from November 2006

Dorothy J. Neeley (11/30/06)
May 14, 1970-Nov. 27, 2006 Dorothy J. Neeley, 36, Lizton, died Monday at Hendricks Regional Health, Danville. Born in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of Wendell J. Baldwin and Mary (Harris) Massena. A 1988 graduate of South Putnam High School, she attended P.J.'s Beauty School and graduated from Jon Nave Beauty School. She had been a self-employed beautician for nine years...
Mary H. Deal (11/17/06)
June 20, 1916-Nov. 17, 2006 Mary H. Deal, 90, Greencastle, formerly of Amo, died Friday at Asbury Towers, Greencastle. Born in Chicago, she was the daughter of John E. and Henrietta (Brown) Stauber. She married John F. Deal. He preceded her in death...
Norman Earl Thompson (11/17/06)
Aug. 13, 1949-No. 15, 2006 Norman Earl Thompson, 57, Plainfield, formerly of Belle Union, died Wednesday at Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis. Born in Plainfield, he was the son of Clifford Earl and Nora Ida (Rooker) Thompson. A 1968 graduate of Fillmore High School, he worked as a security guard at Adesa Auto Auction in Plainfield...
Martha L. Fritzinger (11/17/06)
Feb. 24, 1917-Nov. 16, 2006 Martha L. Fritzinger, 89, Poland, died Thursday at Hickory Creek at Sunset, Greencastle. Born in Owen County, she was the daughter of Albert "Bert" Edward and Nora Alice (Hunsicker) Rubeck. She married Louis "Short" Martin Fritzinger on May 15, 1937. He preceded her in death on Sept. 18, 1970...
Glenda L. Evans (11/17/06)
Jan. 21, 1940-Nov. 14, 2006 Glenda (Wood) Evans, 66, Danville, died Tuesday at Hendricks Regional Health. Born in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of Ralph Wood and Letha (Roe) Clark. She graduated from Clayton High School in 1958. She resided in Tampa, Fla., for 20 years and returned to Indiana in 2005...
Norman E. Thompson (11/16/06)
Norman E. Thompson, 57, Plainfield, died Wednesday at Clarian Health/Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis. Arrangements are pending at Whitaker Funeral Home, Cloverdale.
Martha L. Fritzinger (11/16/06)
Martha L. Fritzinger, 89, Poland, died Thursday at Hickory Creek at Sunset, Greencastle. Funeral arrangements are pending at Whitaker Funeral Home, Clover-dale.
Brian Reynolds (11/15/06)
Jan. 5, 1964-June 2005 Brian Reynolds, 42, Coal City, died at his residence. He had been missing since June 2005 and his remains were recently found at his family's Owen County farm. Born in Torrington, Wyo., he was the son of Harold and Phyllis Jean (Wood) Reynolds...
James Ginder (11/15/06)
Aug. 17, 1938-Nov. 13, 2006 James L. Ginder, 68, Camby, died Monday. Born in Indianapolis, he was the son of Ralph and Camilla (Burris) Ginder. A U.S. Navy veteran, he was a 1956 graduate of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, and a charter member of St. Thomas Moore Catholic Church in Mooresville. He retired from Mayflower Transit after 35 years of service where he worked as a leasing and recovery agent...
Thelma L. Clark (11/15/06)
Dec. 29, 1921-Nov. 14, 2006 Thelma L. Clark, 84, Brazil, died Tuesday morning at her home. Born in Clay County, she was the daughter of Fred and Daisy (Nicoson) Froderman. She graduated from Ashboro High School and later attended Business College in Indianapolis. ...
Perry E. Lewis (11/14/06)
Jan. 17, 1920-Nov. 12, 2006 Perry E. Lewis, 86, Jacksonville, Fla., and formerly of Greencastle, died Sunday at Hospice in Jacksonville. Born in Vigo County, he was the son of Orlando and Louisa (Shun) Lewis. A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he had attended Greencastle High School and retired as a brick mason...
Edwin C. Kridler (11/14/06)
Feb. 24, 1918-Nov. 7, 2006 Edwin C. Kridler, 88, Greencastle, died Tuesday at Putnam County Hospital. Born in Milwaukee, he was the son of John Harry and Anna (Myczewski) Kridler. A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he had been a civil engineer for the State of Indiana, retiring in 1983. He was a member of American Legion, VFW, Disabled American Veterans and attended Indiana Tech at Fort Wayne...
Leona B. Kerstetter (11/20/06)
Dec. 2, 1922-Nov. 18, 2006 Leona B. Kerstetter, 83, Massachusetts, formerly of Greencastle, died Saturday in West Yarmouth, Mass. Born in Norwood, Mass., she was a graduate of Norwood High School and attended Virginia Intermont, Boston University and the New England Conservatory of Music...
Ronald A. Marshall (11/20/06)
Fev. 25, 1941-Nov. 19, 2006 Ronald A. Marshall, 65, Poland, formerly of Jasonville, died Sunday at Regional Hospital in Terre Haute. Born in Greene County, he was the son of Charles A. and Reva Rebecca (Null) Marshall. he retired from Allison's in Indianapolis as a tool tryout mechanic and later worked at a machine shop in Mooresville as a grinder operator. He was a member of United Auto Workers in Indianapolis and was a member of Greencastle Moose Lodge...
Robert Denny Sr. (11/27/06)
Dec. 27, 1943-Nov. 25, 2006 Robert Paul Denny Sr., 62, Greencastle, died Saturday. Born in Indianapolis, he was the son of Avery and Charlotte (Denney) Denny. He was a farmer and automotive mechanic, having worked at Cauldwell's Garage in Avon for five years...
Jerry R. Blair (11/27/06)
June 24, 1941-Nov. 26, 2006 Jerry R. Blair, 65, Poland, died Sunday at St. Vincent Hospice, Indianapolis. Born in Gary, he was the son of Marion Robert and Pauline Gertrude (Hunt) Blair. He was a retired truck driver for Roadway Express in Indianapolis and was a past sprint car driver...
Gary Carpenter (11/24/06)
July 7, 1960-Nov. 23, 2006 Gary Jay Carpenter, 46, Greenwood, died Thursday of lung cancer. Born in Greencastle, he was the son of Kenneth and Jane Carpenter who survive. He married Diane Grove Aug. 29, 1987, and she survives. He was a 1978 graduate of South Putnam High School and a 1982 graduate of Indiana State University...
Paul A. Wathen (11/24/06)
Jan. 14, 1964-Nov. 19, 2006 Paul A. Wathen, 42, Indianapolis, died Nov. 19 in a hunting accident in Parke County. Born in Beech Grove, he was the son of Bill Wathen and Billie J. (Pickering) Wathen. He was a service technician for Chem Aqua in Indianapolis, and was previously employed in multiple positions at Miller Pipeline. He was a 1982 graduate of Ben Davis High School in Indianapolis...
Sylvia L. Miller (11/22/06)
March 9, 1925-Nov. 22, 2006 Sylvia L. Miller, 81, Cloverdale, died Wednesday at her residence. Born in Putnam County, she was the daughter of Lewis and Emma Lee (McCoy) Green. She had been a packager at Angwell Curtain Co. in Greencastle, and attended Mt. Hebron Community Church, Cloverdale...
Edgar Gabe Glass (11/22/06)
Nov. 12, 1946-Nov. 21, 2006 Edgar Gabe Glass, 60, Cloverdale, died Tuesday at Cloverdale. Born in Franklin, he was the son of Cecil Lee and Elsa Sharon (Clemments) Glass. He was a chemical foreman for 12 years for Riley Tire and Chemical, Indianapolis. He was a member of the American Legion, and a U.S. Army veteran...
Fred Rady (11/21/06)
April 22, 1923-Nov. 19, 2006 Fred Rady, 83, Danville, died Sunday at Danville. Born in Roachdale, he was the son of Carl and Lelia Wilson Rady. He had worked more than 30 years for Grady Brothers Paving Co., retiring in 1995. He was a member of Teamsters Union 135, Senior Citizens Center, Mary Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Danville, Roachdale VFW and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II...
Wenona M. Hurt (11/21/06)
July 22, 1912-Nov. 19, 2006 Wenona M. Hurt, 94, Indianapolis, formerly of Cloverdale, died Sunday evening at Methodist Hospital. Born in Clay County, she was the daughter of Denny F. and Mary E. (Shingledecker) Berry. She was a homemaker. She married Robert Clyde Hurt on Aug. 28, 1933. He died Oct. 12, 1985...
Morris Allen Williamson (11/20/06)
Oct. 14, 1930-Nov. 19, 2006 Morris Allen Williamson, 76, Belle Union, died Sunday at his residence. Born in Hendricks County, he was the son of Clarel Alta and Mabel Claire (Brown) Williamson. He married Juanita "June" Clearwaters on Aug. 25, 1949. She survives...
Don A. Todd (11/20/06)
May 31,1936-April 21, 2006 Graveside services for Don A. Todd, 70, who died in April, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Ladoga Cemetery. Born at Ladoga, he was the son of William Onis and Letty (Cheshire) Todd. A graduate of Ladoga High School, he was a member of Fraternal Order of Eagles in Crawfordsville, and New Ross Conservation Club. ...
Wendel O'Neal (11/20/06)
May 28, 1933-Nov. 18, 2006 Wendel W. O'Neal, 73, Greencastle, died Saturday morning at The Waters of Greencastle. Born in Broad Park, he was the son of Bedford and Mary Elizabeth (Guy) O'Neal. He attended Belle Union High School, and was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War from 1953-55. ...
Flossie Stadler Million (11/13/06)
July 15, 1928-Nov. 11, 2006 Flossie Stadler Million, 78, Ladoga, died Saturday at the St. Clare Medical Center, Crawfordsville. Born in Greencastle, she was the daughter of James Ross and Della (Gillespie) Stadler. A homemaker, she married Charles Million Sr. on Sept. 19, 1951. He survives...
Perry Lewis (11/13/06)
Perry Lewis, 86, Jacksonville, Fla., formerly of Greencastle, died Sunday. Funeral arrangements are pending at Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home, Greencastle.
John Ryan Wood (11/10/06)
John Ryan Wood, 27, Greencastle, died. Born May 4, 1979, in Putnam County, he was the son of John C. and Brenda C. York Wood. He had worked in construction. Survivors include his parents; a daughter, Riley May Wood; a girlfriend, Samantha Shillings; three sisters, Amanda, Amy and Kimberly Wood, all of Greencastle; and grandparents John N. and Rita Wood, Greencastle...
Helen M. Staley (11/06/06)
Sept. 16, 1913-Nov. 3, 2006 Helen M. Staley, 93, Clay City, died Friday at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. Born in Clay County, she was the daughter of Robert and Ethel (Miller) Orman. She married Earl V. Staley on Sept. 17, 1931. He died on Mar. 27, 1996...
Margaret J. Buis (11/06/06)
Margaret J. Buis, 97, Stilesville, died Sunday at Putnam County Hospital. Funeral services will be Wednesday, Nov. 8 at 11 a.m. at Whitaker Funeral Home, Cloverdale. Visitation will be Tuesday, Nov. 7 from 5-8 p.m. A full obituary will run in Tuesday's BannerGraphic...
Glenda S. Close (11/03/06)
Dec. 29, 1953-Nov. 1, 2006 Glenda S. Close, 52, Coatesville, died Wednesday at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis. Born in Oak Hill, Ill., she was the daughter of Albert and Betty (Freeman) Stern. She had been a quality control inspector at Happico Industries for nine years...
Esther S. Byrd (11/03/06)
July 8, 1906-Nov. 2, 2006 Esther S. Byrd, 100, West Lafayette, formerly of Roachdale, died Thursday at George Davis Manor, West Lafayette. Born near Carpentersville, she was the daughter of Frank and Leonore (Hutchins) Sillery. She was a graduate of Carpentersville School, Roachdale High School and Indiana University with a degree in home economics...
Ruth L. Leonard (11/02/06)
Ruth L. Leonard, 78, formerly of Putnam County, died Oct. 28 in Venice, Fla. She had worked in Terre Haute, Brazil, Greencastle, and at IBM Corp. surviving are her husband, Claude T. Leonard; sister Mary Clodfelter and husband Gerald, son Steve, two stepsons, and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren...
O.L. Dudley (11/02/06)
May 29, 1916-Nov. 1, 2006 O.L. Dudley, 90, Fillmore, died Wednesday at Hendricks Regional Health, Danville. Born in Fountain County, he was the son of Olen O. and Sarah (Coffing) Dudley. A retired farmer, he had also been an assistant to Dr. Brattain and was a motor route carrier for the BannerGraphic...
Lois Justine Smith (11/02/06)
Nov. 15, 1925-Nov. 1, 2006 Lois Justine Smith, 80, Greencastle, died Wednesday at her residence. Born in Bluffton, she was the daughter of Jesse LeRoy and Verga Pauline (Smeltzer) Elzey. A graduate of P.A. Allen High School in Bluffton, she was a member of First Church of the Nazarene in Bluffton. She had resided in Greencastle for 52 years...
James D. Thomas (11/02/06)
Sept. 9, 1926-Oct. 31, 2006 James D. Thomas, 80, Greencastle, died Tuesday at Putnam County Hospital. Born on Wade Street in Indianapolis, he was the son of J. Donald and Dora Alice (Knauer) Thomas. Thomas was a 1944 graduate of Reelsville High School and received his bachelor's, master's and doctorate degrees from Purdue University. He was a U.S. Coast Guard veteran, serving in the South Pacific during World War II...
Glenda S. Close (11/02/06)
Glenda S. Close, 52, Coatesville, died Wednesday. Arrangements pending at Hays Funeral Home, Coatesville.
Frank L. Douglas (11/02/06)
Nov. 7, 1913-Oct. 31, 2006 Frank L. Douglas, 92, Rockville, died Tuesday night at Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis. Born in Dana, he was the son of George Douglas and Frae (Jackson) Douglas. He was a member of Otterbein United Methodist Church. He married Hazel Snodgrass, who died in 1981...
Donald Leer (11/02/06)
July 16, 1934-Nov. 1, 2006 Donald Leroy Leer, 72, Greencastle, died Wednesday afternoon at Hendricks Regional Health, Danville. Born in Greencastle, he was the son of Leroy and Flossie (Pulliam) Leer. A 1952 graduate of Greencastle High School, he served in the U.S. Army and was employed by IBM Corp. for 25 years, retiring in February 1987. He was a member of American Legion Post 1550...
Margaret "Peggy" Jane Buis (11/07/06)
Sept. 5, 1909-Nov. 5, 2006 Margaret "Peggy" Jane Buis, 97, Stilesville, died Sunday at Putnam County Hospital. Born in Cloverdale, she was the daughter of Herbert Blue and Emma (Young) Blue Bolton. She was a homemaker and a member of Tri-County Community Church...
Roberta S. Crowe (11/07/06)
Dec. 22, 1944-Nov. 7, 2006 Roberta S. "Bobbie" Crowe, 61, Greencastle, died Tuesday at her residence. Born in New Jersey, she was the daughter of William and Elizabeth Frick Taggart. Crowe was a member of the Hanna Street Baptist Church. Surviving are her husband of 36 years, Kenneth R. ...
Mae Elizabeth Smith (11/10/06)
Oct. 16, 1920-Nov. 8, 2006 Mae Elizabeth (Snapp) Malicoat Smith, 86, Speedway, died Wednesday. Born in Tennessee, she was the daughter of David M. and Minnie A. (Walton) Snapp. She had been a production worker for P.R. Mallory co. as well as manager for Bluebird Cafe and J&H Truckstop for several years...
Robert Wayne Newnam (11/10/06)
Nov. 30, 1938-Nov. 9, 2006 Robert "Bob" Wayne Newnam, 67, Lafayette, died Thursday at St. Elizabeth Hospital, Lafayette. Born in Bloomingdale, he was the son of Paul and Viola Brown Newnam. He married Kay V. Ringen Aug. 27, 1987, and she survives...
Robert N. Consamus (11/10/06)
Sept. 9, 1935-Nov. 10, 2006 Robert N. Consamus, 71, Cloverdale, died Friday at his residence. Born in Marion County, he was the son of Joseph G. Consamus and Geraldine O. (Plunkett) Consamus. He married Judy D. (Kammerer) Consamus, and she survives...
Mae Malicoat Smith (11/09/06)
Oct. 16, 1920-Nov. 8, 2006 Mae Elizabeth (Snapp) Malicoat Smith, 86, Speedway, died Wednesday. Born in Tennessee, she was the daughter of David M. and Minnie A. (Walton) Snapp. She had been a production worker for P.R. Mallory co. as well as manager for Bluebird Cafe and J&H Truckstop for several years...
Arthur K. Kenworthy (11/09/06)
May 21, 1934-Nov. 8, 2006 Arthur K. Kenworthy, 72, Danville, died Wednesday morning. Born in Morgan County, he was the son of Murlie and Gladys (Rushton) Kenworthy. He had been a self-employed carpenter and was a member of the Danville Church of Christ...
O.L. Dudley (11/09/06)
May 29, 1916-Nov. 1, 2006 O.L. Dudley, 90, Fillmore, died Wednesday at Hendricks Regional Health, Danville. Born in Fountain County, he was the son of Olen O. and Sarah (Coffing) Dudley. A retired farmer, he had also been an assistant to Dr. Bratton and was a motor route carrier for the BannerGraphic...
Dorothy Williams (11/08/06)
Feb. 7, 1920-Nov. 7, 2006 Dorothy M. Williams, 86, Greencastle, died Tuesday at Mill Pond Health Campus. Born in Belleville, she was the daughter of William and Hattie Belle Mynatt Emert. She had been an order filler for Spring Industries in Indianapolis for 10 years, and had previously worked as a machine operator at P.R. Mallory in Greencastle for several years...
Mary Elizabeth Thomas (11/08/06)
Jan. 24, 1935-Nov. 6, 2006 Mary Elizabeth Thomas, 71 Brazil, died Monday at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Born in Lee County, Iowa, she was the daughter of Harold and Alice (Halbasch) Griswold. She graduated from high school in Washington, Ind., in 1952. ...
Glenn E. Herriott (11/08/06)
Nov. 11, 1939-Nov. 5, 2006 Glenn Eugene Herriott, 66, North Carolina, died Sunday at his son's residence in Shelbyville. Born in Chicago, he was the son of Max. E. and Edna H. (Reynolds) Herriott. He was a 1958 graduate of Niles Township High School and studied pre-law in college. He served in the U.S. Air Force, and had resided in Lexington, Ky,. and Greencastle...
Shirley Ann Secrest Starr (11/07/06)
June 27, 1936-Nov. 5, 2006 Shirley Ann Secrest Starr, 70, Brazil, formerly of Putnam County, died Sunday at Terre Haute Regional Hospital Born in Knox City, Mo., she was the daughter of Clarence Lee Smith and Eva Dale (Small) Smith. She worked for many years for DePauw University as a cook for several sorority and fraternity houses. She also worked at the Monon Grill and Gould's Market before working at Lone Star Industries.She retired from there in 1991...
Franklin Masters (11/07/06)
Sept. 17, 1935-Nov. 5, 2006 Franklin "Pops" Delano Masters, 71, Mossy Head, Fla., died Sunday at his residence. Born in Indianapolis, he was the son of Edward and Ethel Long Masters. He was a resident of Mossy Head after moving from Indiana in 1977. He was a veteran of U.S. Air Force during the Korean War and retired after 20 years of service as a staff sergeant. He also served 12 years overseas with two tours of duty in Vietnam and U.S. Air Force for 10 years inactive reserves...
James D. Thomas (11/01/06)
James D. Thomas, 80, Greencastle, died Tuesday at Putnam County Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home, Greencastle.