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Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

Obituaries from November 2007

Terry Dale (11/16/07)
Terry Dale, 61, Greencastle died Friday morning at the Richard Rouderbush VA Hospital in Indianapolis. Arrangements pending at the Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home, Greencastle.
Don Lawrence Marketto Jr. (11/29/07)
Don Lawrence Marketto Jr., 75, Las Cruces, N.M., died Tuesday at his residence after an illness. Born in Indianapolis, he was the son of Clemth and Don Lawrence Marketto Sr. He grew up in Greencastle, where he wsa drum major of the marching band and valedictorian at Greencastle High School. ...
Ronald James Hoopingarner (11/29/07)
Ronald James Hoopingarner, 76, Brazil, died Tuesday evening at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. Born in Brazil, he was the son of Harold and Donita (Summers) Hoopingarner. A 1949 graduate of Brazil High School, he had been a tool and die maker, working at area companies including IBM Corp., Standard Die, ideal Engineering, and Hancor...
Emezire "Bud" Andrew Curtis (11/29/07)
Emezire "Bud" Andrew Curtis, 88, Stilesville, died Wednesday at The Waters of Greencastle. Born in Morgan County, he was the son of Edgar and Iva (Bryant) Curtis. He was owner and operator of Curtis Garage and Wrecker Service in Little Point. He and his wife operated Curtis Grocery and Garage for 25 years. He retired from the wrecker service after 25 years, and had driven a school bus for Eminence Schools for 54 years. He was a member of Amity Baptist Church...
Lowell Stringer (11/27/07)
Lowell E. Stringer, 86, Terre Haute and formerly of Rockville, died Saturday at Terre Haute. Born in Putnam County, he was the son of Lloyd and Opal (Meazel) Stringer. He was an insurance agent for 32 years for the Western and Southern Life Insurance Co., working in Parke and Vigo counties. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, and a member of the William Penn Masonic Lodge, Scottish Rite Valley of Terre Haute, VFW and American Legion, all in Terre Haute...
Dortha Gwinn (11/27/07)
Services for Dortha Gwinn, 46, Carbon, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Lawson--Miller Chapel in Brazil with Pastor Tony Alstott officiating. Burial will be Thursday at Summit Lawn Cemetery. Visitation will be at the funeral home from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday and again from 7:30-11 a.m. Thursday...
Ralph P. "Duck" Harbison (11/25/07)
, 88, Knox, died Saturday. Born in Russellville, he was the son of Alvin T. and Eva F. (Grimes) Harbison. A U.S. Navy veteran, he served in the Pacific during World War II. A graduate of Russellville High School, he was later inducted into the High School Athletic Hall of Fame. ...
Betty Marie Huffman (11/25/07)
Betty Marie Huffman, 76, Brazil, died Sunday at Cloverleaf Health Care Facility. Born in Brazil, she was the daughter of James and Lola (Love) Smith. A 1949 graduate of Brazil High School and a 1952 nursing graduate of St. Anthony Hospital, she worked for Dr. ...
Dortha Gwinn (11/25/07)
Dortha Gwinn, 46, Carbon, died Friday at Methodist Hospital of injuries sustained in a traffic accident in Putnam County. Born in Hinton, W.Va., she was the daughter of Millard F. Gwinn and Lena H. (Okulovich) Collins. She had worked for Lear Corp., Heartland Auto-motive and Wal-Mart Distribution in Greencastle for several years, provided full-time daycare in recent years, and drove a truck for Express One...
Melvin E. Cassida (11/24/07)
Melvin E. "Hoppy" Cassida, 77, Greencastle, died Wednesday. Born in Cunot, he was the son of Ezra B. and Inez V. (Stwalley) Cassida. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He began working at Frosty Burke Service Station in Cloverdale, and was then employed at International Harvester in Indianapolis...
Melvin E. Cassida (11/23/07)
Melvin E. Cassida, 77, Greencastle, died Wednes-day morning at Putnam County Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home, Greencastle.
Elinor C. Johnson (11/23/07)
Elinor C. Johnson, 90, Indianapolis, died Monday. Born in Indianapolis she was the daughter of William and Annetta Eichman Schwier. She was employed 25 years for Dr. Patrick Logan. She was a long-time member of Little Flower Catholic Church. Survivors include her five sons, Ray "Larry" Johnson and wife Joannie, Indianapolis, David W. ...
Luanne Golden (11/23/07)
Luanne Golden, 49, Benton, died Tuesday. Born in Greencastle, she was the daughter of Robert Lewis Sutherlin and Ida Mildred Mitchell Sutherlin. She is survived by her husband, Roy Golden, parents, Roy and Ida Sutherlin, Greencastle, brothers Roger Sutherlin and wife Paula, Greencastle, and Gordon Sutherlin and wife, Cynthia, Beebe, Ark.; sister, Teresa Parker and husband Rusty, Dover, Ark.; and many nieces and nephews...
Agnes Ruth Beaudry (11/23/07)
Agnes Ruth Porter Beaudry, 74, Plainfield, passed away on Wednesday. She was born in Charleston, W.Va. She earned a bachelor's degree from Marshall University and was a Fulbright Scholar. She obtained a master's degree from Case Western University, and received a fellowship to pursue a doctorate in French at the University of Illinois. She then taught French at DePauw University for 31 years, retiring in 1998...
Wendell E. Dickey (11/23/07)
Wendell E. Dickey, 81, Greencastle, died Tuesday at Methodist Hospital. Born in Greencastle, he was the son of Raymond Dickey Sr. and Beulah Phelps Dickey. He married Doris Jean Leslie Dickey, his wife of 56 years, and she survives. He served with the U.S. ...
Mary Rose Moore (11/23/07)
Mary Rose Moore, Greencastle and Treasure Island, Fla., died Sunday. She was the daughter of Ross and Dessie (Smith) Hood. A 1949 graduate of Greencastle High School, she was a homemaker. Surviving are her husband, Robert J. Moore; children, Greg Moore and wife Susan, Mia Yusypchuk and husband Gene, and Brad Moore and wife Beatriz; four sisters, Eileen Cole, Virginia Runyan, Edith Clements and Wanda Wagner; seven grandchildren and many nieces and nephews...
Mary Rose Moore (11/21/07)
Mary Rose Moore, Greencastle and Treasure Island, Fla., died Sunday. She was the daughter of Ross and Dessie (Smith) Hood. A 1949 graduate of Greencastle High School, she was a homemaker. Surviving are her husband, Robert J. Moore; children, Greg Moore and wife Susan, Mia Yusypchuk and husband Gene, and Brad Moore and wife Beatriz; four sisters, Eileen Cole, Virginia Runyan, Edith Clements and Wanda Wagner; seven grandchildren and many nieces and nephews...
Wendell Dickey (11/21/07)
Wendell Dickey, of Greencastle, died Tuesday. Arrangements are pending at the Chandler-Hays Funeral Home in Greencastle.
Michael Ray Jones (11/21/07)
A memorial service for Michael Ray Jones, 46, Cloverdale, is set for Saturday, Nov. 24 at Clov-erdale United Methodist Church. Visitation begins at 4 p.m. with a service at 5 p.m., to be followed by a dinner. Memorial contributions can be made to a college fund for his daughter, Danielle Jones, at First National Bank of Clov-erdale...
William Beeler (11/21/07)
William "Bill" E. Beeler, 80, Brazil, died Monday at Clay Health Center. Born in Brazil, he was the son of George E. Beeler and Maude Delores (Aker) Beeler. He attended Brazil High School before joining the U.S. Navy. He served on the USS Flint during WW II and worked at Arketex Plant for nine years. ...
Imogene Burk (11/21/07)
Imogene Pollom Azbell Burk, 98 Tucson, Ariz., and formerly of Greencastle, died Thursday. Born in Cayuga, she was the daughter of Dr. M.R. and Ida Stroube Pollom. A 1927 graduate of Greencastle High School, she played cornet in the orchestra, band, and school theatre orchestra, and sang in the school chorus and glee club. ...
Arthur W. Neese Jr. (11/20/07)
Arthur W. Neese Jr., 74, Greencastle, died Sunday at his residence. Born in Clayton, he was the son of Arthur W. and Berneice (Rawlings) Neese. He married Virginia Jones on April 27, 1957, and she survives. He was a graduate of Knightsville High School and was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War...
Harold J. Williams (11/18/07)
Harold J. Williams, 67, Greencastle, died Friday afternoon at Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis. Born in Greencastle, he was the son of Louis H. and Willie B. (Carter) Williams. A 1958 graduate of Greencastle High School, he was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church. He was a press operator and had also worked as an order entry clerk at IBM before retiring in 1987...
Harold Williams (11/17/07)
Harold Williams, 67, Greencastle, died Friday at Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis. Arrangements are pending at Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home, Greencas­tle.
Imogene Burk (11/17/07)
Imogene Burk, 98, formerly of Greencastle, died Friday in Tucson, Ariz. Arrangements are pending at Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home, Greencastle.
John R. Torr (11/17/07)
John R. Torr, 94, a retired Putnam County farmer, died Friday afternoon at Mill Pond Health Campus, Greencastle. Born in Greencastle, he was the son of Frank J. and Fannie (King) Torr. He graduated from Greencastle High School in 1931. He resided in Madison Township where he was active in both the Indiana and American Angus Beef Cattle Associations, as well as an active participant in many state, county and district cattle shows and sales. ...
Shane Allen Nelson (11/17/07)
Shane Allen Nelson, 39, Mt. Meridian, died Thursday at the Waters of Greencastle. Born in Minneapolis, Minn., he married Cathy (Crosby) Nelson, and she survives. Also surviving are his mother, Karen Louise (Robinson) Nelson; a daughter, Shayna Nicole Nelson; a stepdaughter, Tara Coy; two sons, Shane Newkirk and Brandon Overton; three brothers, Carl Nelson, John Nelson and Dale Matiak; a sister, Ramona Dalton; and several nieces and nephews in Minnesota...
Donna Marie Michael (11/16/07)
Donna Marie (Nash) Michael, 81, Greencastle, died Friday at Mill Pond Health Campus. Born in Brown Township of Hendricks County, she was the daughter of Ray and Frances Ellen (White) Nash. She was a graduate of Brownsburg High School and attended St. Vincent's School of Nursing...
Catherine Webb (11/17/07)
Catherine B. Webb, 98, Lake Seminole Square, Fla., died Thursday in Florida. She moved to Florida in 1997 from Greencastle. Her husband Claude Webb preceded her in death. She is survived by her children, Susanne Gleason, James Webb, Peggy Davis, David Webb and Thomas Webb; 18 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren and 15 great-great-grandchildren...
Terry Dale (11/16/07)
Terry Dale, 61, Greencastle, died Friday morning at the Richard Roudebush VA Hospital in Indianapolis. Born in Council Bluffs, Iowa, he was the son of Clair and Audrey (Nordeen) Dale. He was a 1964 graduate of South West City High School in South West City, Mo., and served in the U.S. Navy until June 1967...
Taylor R. Waldron (11/16/07)
Taylor R. Waldron, 33, Greencastle, died Wednes­day at an Indianapolis hospital. Born in Waco, Texas, she was the daughter of Doyle Bounds and Ruth Carmichael. She worked as a hairdresser. She is survived by her parents, Ruth Carmichael, Kansas City, Kan., and Doyle Bounds, Texas; brother Scott Bounds, Texas; sisters Nanette Smith, Texas, Stephanie Bounds and LaJuana Harris, both of Kansas...
Thelma Stattner (11/14/07)
Thelma E. Osborne Stattner, 83, Cloverdale, died Monday at Summerfield Health Care Center, Cloverdale. Born in Duffield, Va., she was the daughter of Patrick Bruce and Amanda Lavine (Hill) Jesse. She was a nurse's aid. She married William J. Osborne, who preceded her in death. She later married Alfred E. Stattner, who also preceded her in death...
Robert W. Lady (11/14/07)
Robert W. Lady, 56, Greencastle, died Monday at Richard L. Roudebush VA Hospital, Indianapolis. Born in Greencastle, he was the son of Samuel and Maude Maxine (Lady) Dickey. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam era. He worked at Putnam County Highway Department as a driver and then for the Greencastle Fire Department for eight years...
David A. Thomas (11/13/07)
David A. Thomas, 80, Greencastle, died Sunday. Born in Putnam County, he was the son of William M. and Clara O. Boswell Thomas. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and retired as a sergeant at the Indiana Dept. of Correction after 30 years of service...
Mary Losey Fischer (11/13/07)
Mary Losey Fischer, 82, Cartersburg, died Monday morning. She was born in Jennings County, and was a homemaker and a member of the Hendricks County Homemakers and the Amo Baptist Church. Surviving are daughters Joan Nichols, Cartersburg, Mary Ellen Strainer, Washington, and Rose Richard, Pennsylvania; sons Anthony "Tony" Fischer and Paul Jonathon Fischer, both of Coatesville; brothers Dale Losey and Paul Losey, both of Jennings County, sister Irene Keal, Jennings County; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.. ...
Robert J. Magill (11/13/07)
A memorial service is set for 7 p.m. Wednesday for Robert J. Magill, 26, Greencastle, who died Wednesday at his residence. Born in Clinton, he was the son of Darlene J. Farner and Edward Magill. He was a graduate of Greencastle High School class of 2000. Survivors include his mother Darlene Farner; father Edward Magill; grandmother Marie Magill, Bloomingdale; and several aunts, uncles and cousins...
Wesley Stout III (11/13/07)
Wesley Stout III, 85, Fillmore, died Sunday at Putnam County Hospital. Born in Indianapolis, he later married Susan M. Whitaker on Aug. 20, 1976 at Danville. He worked as a tool and dye operator for Stewart-Warner in Indianapolis, retiring in 1986. He was a member of Brownsburg American Legion Post No. 331 and a World War II veteran, serving as a tank commander in the U.S. Army...
Daniel B. Wawrzyniak (11/13/07)
Daniel B. Wawrzyniak, 78, Lebanon, died Sunday morning at Rehabilitation Hospital of Indiana. Born in St. Joseph County, he was the son of Bert and Celia Wawrzyniak. He graduated from Central Catholic High School in South Bend and Purdue University. He served in the Army ROTC and was a pitcher for the Boilermaker baseball team. He served in the U.S. Army in Korea, and worked 42 years at United Feeds in Sheridan...
Vera May Allen (11/13/07)
Vera May Allen, 66, Greencastle, died Sunday. Born in Greencastle, she was the daughter of Edgar Eugene and Lillian Lucille (McCullough) Allen. A graduate of Greencastle High School, she was a member of Hanna Street Baptist Church and TOPS 573, Greencastle...
Ronald Erdmann Timm (11/13/07)
Ronald Erdmann Timm, 80, Reelsville, died at Sunday at his residence. Born in Algonquin, Ill., he was the son of Erdman William and Augusta (Rehberg) Timm. During World War II, he served in the U.S. Army, earning the rank of sergeant. He was employed as an appliance serviceman, working for Sears in Elgin, Ill., Butler Appliance in Kokomo and Howard Community Hospital in Kokomo. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church of Terre Haute and the American Legion Post of Greencastle...
Thelma E. Stattner (11/13/07)
Thelma E. Osborne Stattner, 83, Cloverdale, died Monday at Summerfield Health Care Center, Cloverdale. Arrangements are pending at Whitaker Funeral Home, Cloverdale.
Wilbur Edwin Siebrase (11/13/07)
Wilbur Edwin Siebrase, 83, formerly of Greencastle, died Thursday at his residence in Ft. Myers, Fla. Born at Mackey, Ind., he was the son of Jon and Anna (Halwes) Siebrase. He farmed until 1967, and worked at Farm Bureau Insurance till retirement in 1989. He was a chartered financial consultant. His memberships included Faith Methodist Church at Ft. Myers, Fla., Elks and Moose Lodges of Greencastle, Waveland Masonic Lodge 300, and he was a 32nd degree Mason...
Eleanor V. Parham (11/13/07)
Eleanor V. Parham, 85, Veedersburg, died Sunday at the Waters of Covington. Born in Attica, she was the daughter of Charles and Lillian (Miller) McDermond and stepfather Roy Little. She married James Arthur Parham on Sept. 30, 1940 in Marion, Iowa. He preceded her in death on July 3, 2006...
Norman Lee Cox (11/10/07)
Norman Lee Cox, 71, Monrovia, died Thursday at his residence. Born in Greencastle, he was the son of Paul and Mildred (Thompson) Cox. He married Ann (Petty) Cox on Oct. 19, 1985, and she survives. He attended Indiana State University and was a customer service representative for IBM, retiring in 1991 after completing 35 years of service...
Betty Louise Cummings (11/10/07)
Betty Louise Cummings, 86, Ladoga, died Friday at the Ben Hur Nursing Center. Born at Ladoga, she was the daughter of Warren D. and Hazel Smith Britts. She graduated from Ladoga High School in 1940 and attended beauty college in Indianapolis. She worked at a beauty shop in Crawfordsville for a short time...
Rosemary "Dorothy" Delp (11/10/07)
Rosemary Dorothy Marie Massing Delp, 79, died Thursday at her home. Born in Wolcott, she was a member of Cornerstone Christian Church and a volunteer with Project ANGEL of Hendricks County. Survivors include her husband, Robert Delp Sr.; her children, Connie Duffie, Bob Delp Jr., Rita Hodson and Debby Collins; 10 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren...
Robert J. Magill (11/10/07)
Robert J. Magill, 26, Greencastle, died Wednesd-ay at his residence. Born in Clinton, he was the son of Darlene J. Farner and Edward Magill. He was a graduate of Greencastle High School class of 2000. He had attended Rose Hulman Institute and Indiana State University, taking various art classes. He had previously worked with IAC at the Lear Corporation...
Opal E. Schwalbe (11/10/07)
Opal E. Schwalbe, 95, Noblesville, formerly of Greencastle, died Thurs-day. Schwalbe was born in Hazelwood, the daughter of Simeon and Flora (Duncan) Leitzman. She was the widow of Clarence "Hoppy" Schwalbe. She belonged to the First Christian Church in Greencastle...
Charles William Ullrich (11/10/07)
Charles William Ullrich Sr., 86, Greencastle, died Friday. Born in Indianapolis, he was the son of Dr. Arlie John and Kathleen Commons Ullrich. He was a graduate of Cathedral High School in Indianapolis and the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., class of 1944. Ullrich was a Lt. Commander in the U.S. Navy during World War II, retiring in 1964 after 20 years of service...
Daniel H. Hanna (11/09/07)
Daniel H. Hanna, 84, Greencastle, emeritus director of bands and emeritus professor in the school of music education at DePauw University, died Tuesday at Putnam County Hospital. Born in Greencastle, he was the son of Samuel T. and Lillian (Daniel) Hanna...
Rosemary Duncan (11/07/07)
Georgia Carrier (11/08/07)
Georgia A. Carrier, 83, Greencastle, died Tuesday at the Eagle Creek Health and Rehabilitation Center, Indianapolis. Born in Putman County, she was the daughter of Lewis Amory and Blanche (Akins) Bales. She worked at a seamstress at Angwell Curtain Company and was a member of Hanna Street Baptist Church...
Daniel Hanna (11/07/07)
Daniel H. Hanna, 84, Greencastle, died Tuesday evening at the Putnam County Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home, Greencastle.
Bruce E. Parker (11/05/07)
Doris Marjean Coffman (11/05/07)
Doris Marjean Cummings Coffman, 73, Plainfield, died Saturday. Born in Cloverdale, she was the daughter of Herman and Dorothy (Carpenter) Cummings. A graduate of Stilesville High School, she was a beautician for more than 0 years, retiring in 2003. She was a member of Stilesville Christian Church...
Stephen A. Mark (11/05/07)
Stephen A. Mark, 72, Greencastle, died Saturday. He was the son of John and Edna (Hasbrook) Mark. A U.S. Air Force veteran, he was a carpenter for Carpenters Union 60 for 40 years. He married Rosamond Hardesty Mark, who preceded him in death. Surviving are daughters Debbie Sparks and husband Karl, Greencastle, Nancy Porter and husband Rick, Indianapolis; son Aaron Bradford Mark, Brownsburg; sisters Mary Jane Shea, Ada Nokleberg and Sally Muth, North Dakota, Ethel Rotenberger, Arizona; brother Tim Mark, North Dakota; eight grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.. ...
Patricia Ann Bolton (11/05/07)
Patricia Ann Bolton, 71, Cloverdale, died Sunday at her residence. Born in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of James B. and Inez M. (Medcalf) Scott. She was a network administrative assistance for Ameritec (SBC) in Indianapolis, and a member of the Wondering Quilters, Spencer...
Teresa A. Keck (11/05/07)
Teresa A. (Knever) Keck, 54, Greencastle, died Saturday morning at her residence. Born in Terre Haute, she was the daughter of Charles Joseph and Ginneve M. Knever. A 1971 graduate of Rosedale High School, she graduated from Alvin Community College in Texas with a degree in chemistry. She worked as a lab technician at Quest Diagnostics Clinical Lab in Houston, Texas, and previously at CBS Records in Terre Haute for nine years. She was a member of Friendswood United Methodist Church in Texas...
Melvin E. Lanham (11/05/07)
Melvin E. Lanham, 76, Gosport, died Saturday at his residence. Born in Lebanon, he was the son of George N. and Mabel (Copeland) Lanham. he was a member of United Steel Workers of America Local 1999. He married Lois Jean Bea, who preceded him in death...
Charles F. ‘Chuck' Brewer (11/03/07)
Charles F. "Chuck" Brewer, 50, Greencastle, died Thursday at his residence. Born in Indianapolis, he was the son of Frank H. and Joan P. (Breedon) Brewer. He had worked as an auto body repairman at the Speedway Body Shop for 10 years, retiring after 20 years of service at the Sharp Ford body shop in Indianapolis. His memberships included the Moose Lodge and Eagles Lodge, both in Greencastle, American Legion and AmVets, both in Rockville...
Bruce E. Parker (11/01/07)
Bruce E. Parker, 59, Cloverdale, died Thursday morning at St. Francis Hospital, Greenwood. Funeral arrangements are pending at Donald L. Pearson Mortuary, Clover-dale.
June Marie Larison (11/01/07)
June Marie Larison, 78, Poland, died Wednesday at Summerfield Health Care Center, Cloverdale. Born in Greenfield, she was the daughter of Walter Foreman and Letha K. (Caldwell) Foreman. She married Donald E. Larison on Oct. 10, 1972, and he survives...