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Obituaries from February 2008

Chantal Johnson (02/29/08)
Chantal Lace Selma Johnson, 20, Bainbridge, died Wednesday at Riley Hospital in Indianapolis after a two-year battle with leukemia. Born in Glendale, Ariz., she was the daughter of Bruce Johnson and Wendie Johnson. A 2006 graduate of North Putnam High School, where she had been active in cheerleading, gymnastics, swimming, track, dance, and school clubs. She had attended IUPUI and was active in the Jaguar Cheer at the university...
Florence Keagle (02/29/08)
Florence "Lucille" Keagle, 93, Brazil, died Thursday at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. Born in Hammond, Ind., she was the daughter of Robert L. and Florence Scobee Woodall. She married Virgil Keagle in 1936 in Hammond. Following graduation from Hammond High School, she continued her education and became a nurse and worked in healthcare until her retirement...
Anita Mendenhall (02/29/08)
Anita June Mendenhall, 76, Belle Union, died Thursday at Asbury Towers in Greencastle. Born in Putnam County, she was the daughter of Lowell Allen Russell and Irene (Wilson) Russell. She married Donald William "Bill" Mendenhall on May 28, 1949, and he preceded her in death on July 10, 1996...
Irene Walden (02/29/08)
Irene "Reene" Walden, 98, Brazil, died Thursday at Clay County Health Center. Born in Carbon, Ind., she was the daughter of Lee and Lottie (Pell) Hillis. She was a member of the Van Buren Home Economics Club and the Lena Good Neighbors Club. She was a past member of the Carbon Eastern Star and the Ebenezer Ladies Aid, and a lifetime member of Ebenezer Church...
Rita C. Welch (02/29/08)
Rita C. Welch, 49, Greencastle, died Wednesday afternoon at her residence. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., she was the daughter of Albert and Sylvia (Crowe) Padula. Survivors include her daughter, Jamie White Boesch and husband Steve, Mooresville; a sister, Sharon Wallace and husband Chad; a brother, Eddie Funkhousen; and three grandchildren...
Margaret Boswell (02/28/08)
Margaret Boswell, 70, Greencastle, died Feb. 15 at Hendricks Regional Health, Danville. A lifetime resident of Greencastle, she was the daughter of NaDean and Elizabeth (Chadd) Sillery. She married Harold Thomas "Tom" Boswell Sr. on March 13, 1970, and he survives...
Evelyn Rogers Daley (02/28/08)
Evelyn Rogers Daley, 92, Greencastle, died Tuesday at Mill Pond Health Campus. Born in Chicago, she was the daughter of Edward Charles and Bertha Lorenz Kincaid. She was a member of Mt. Olive Lutheran Church in Lake Havasu City, Ariz. Survivors include a son, Walter Rogers, Texas; and a daughter, Lynn Black and husband Tom, Greencastle...
Jane Ann Rudd (02/28/08)
Jane Ann Rudd, 87, Clayton, died Tuesday. Born in Seymour, she was the daughter of Earnest and Kate Rittman. She married John E. Rudd in 1945 and he preceded her in death in 1991. She worked many years as a beautician and was a member of Clayton Baptist Church...
Donald Eugene Smith (02/28/08)
Donald Eugene Smith, 72, Fillmore, died Tuesday at his residence. Born in Indianapolis, he was the son of Ralph Smith and Leona (Neal) Smith. He married Nancy (Sheets) Smith on Oct. 23, 1957, and she survives. A U.S. Air Force veteran serving during the Korean War, he later worked as a truck driver for Preston Truck Lines for eight years and retired in 1996. Previously he worked at Murphy Motor Freight for 17 years...
James Allen Socia (02/28/08)
James Allen "Tex" Socia, 68, Fillmore, died Tuesday at Methodist Hospital. Born in Timpson, Texas, he was the son of Oren P. and Lodis Williams Socia. He married Julia Mae Nauman Socia, and she survives. He worked several years as a welder for the Boilmakers' Union. He was a member of Greencastle Moose and Eagles...
Kevin B. Wilson (02/28/08)
Kevin B. "Buzzy" Wilson, 57, Bainbridge, died Wednesday. Born in Greencastle, he was the son of Ed and Berenice (Brattain) Wilson. He married Debra Major on July 22, 1972 at Roachdale Christian Church. She survives. A 1968 graduate of Bainbridge High School, he later worked as a truck driver for Rose Brothers from 1971-73 and farmed with his father and sons all his life...
Margaret Boswell (02/18/08)
Margaret Boswell, 70, Greencastle, died Friday at Hendricks Regional Health, Danville. A lifetime resident of Greencastle, she was the daughter of NaDean and Elizabeth (Chadd) Sillery. She married Harold Thomas "Tom" Boswell Sr. on March 13, 1970, and he survives...
James Allen Socia (02/27/08)
James Allen "Tex" Socia, 68, Fillmore, died Tuesday at Methodist Hospital. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Hays Funeral Home, Coatesville, with visitation at 11 a.m. until service time.
Andrew W. Lemons (02/27/08)
Andrew W. "Andy" Lemons, 87, Cloverdale, died Sunday at Summerfield Healthcare Center, Cloverdale. Born in Cynthiana, Ky., he was the son of William Lemons and Laura (Hill) Lemons. He married Ella F. Lemons, and she survives. He was an overhead crane operator...
Shirley Jean Sims (02/27/08)
Shirley Jean Sims, 56, Greencastle, died Saturday at her residence. Born in Greencastle, she was the daughter of Barbara Jean (Sims) Bassett Cox. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her mother, Barbara Jean Cox and husband Franklin, Greencastle; two stepsisters, Cindy Stapert, Greencastle, and Nancy Catts and husband Jeff, Cloverdale; two stepbrothers, Jimmy Bassett and Katrinka, Belle Union, and Kenneth Bassett, Belle Union...
Alice E. Covert (02/26/08)
Alice E. Covert, 83, Greencastle, died Sunday. Born in Greencastle, she was the daughter of Gilbert S. and Mayme (Gorham) Wood. She was a secretary at Covert Heating and Cooling. Surviving are her husband of 66 years, J.Dale Covert; three children, Sharon Lancaster and husband Earl, Greencastle, Jimmie Dale Covert and wife Cindy, Indianapolis, and Dianna Orr and husband Jim, Dodge Center, Minn.; eight grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter...
Eve Robinson Loyd (02/26/08)
Eve Robinson Loyd, 98, Gainesville, Fla., formerly of Greencastle, died Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2008 at her residence. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John F. Robinson and attended Greencastle schools. She graduated from DePauw University in 1932. Survivors include her daughter, Lucinda Gildersleeve; two grandchildren, one great-grandchild; one niece and two nephews...
Dwight L. Smith (02/26/08)
Dwight L. Smith, 73, Russellville, died Monday at St. Elizabeth Seton Hospital, Lafayette. Born in Putnam County, he was the son of Joseph and Sallie (Lewis) Smith. He was a farmer in Putnam County, having owned farms at the site of the Heritage Lake Dam and the Floyd Center School. He did custom farm work around Heritage Lake and custodial work at Cascade High School. He also volunteered as groundskeeper of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery...
Zelma A. Phipps (02/26/08)
Zelma A. "Zap" Phipps, 72, Bainbridge, died Saturday at St. Vincent Seton Hospital, Indiana-polis. Born in Greencastle, she was the daughter of Rollie and Katherine (Kendell) Royse. She was a homemaker and a member of the VanBibber Lions Club. She married Franklin Phipps on April 21, 1953. He survives...
Erwin L. Neier (02/24/08)
Erwin L. Neier, 78, Cloverdale, died Friday at Putnam County Hospital. Born in Putnam County, he was the son of Lewis E. and Ruth (Brown) Neier. A 1947 graduate of Cloverdale High School, he earned his bachelor's degree from Indiana University, his master of arts in teaching from DePauw University, and completed two short courses in agriculture at Purdue University...
Zelma A. "Zap" Phipps (02/24/08)
Zelma A. "Zap" Phipps, 72, Bainbridge, died Saturday at St. Cincent Seton Hospital, Indianapolis. Born in Greencastle, she was the daughter of Rollie and Katherine (Kendall) Royse. She was a homemaker and a member of the VanBibber Lions Club. She married Franklin Phipps on April 21, 1953. He survives...
Mabel M. Herbert (02/24/08)
Mabel M. Herbert, 95, Cloverdale, died Saturday at Summerfield Healthcare Center, Cloverdale. Born in Shaddock, Okla., she was the daughter of Lora E. Buis and Mary Wolket (Hammond) Buis. She as a 1930 graduate of Belle Union High School, and was a homemaker. ...
Andrew W. "Andy" Lemons (02/24/08)
Andrew W. "Andy" Lemons, 87, Cloverdale, died Sunday at Summerfield Healthcare Center, Cloverdale. Arrangements are pending at Whitaker Funeral Home, Cloverdale.
Erwin Neier (02/22/08)
Erwin Neier, 78, Cloverdale, died Friday at Putnam County Hospital. Services are pending at West and Parrish and Pedigo Funeral Home, Spencer.
Minnie Pauline Boswell Morrison (02/21/08)
Minnie Pauline Boswell Morrison, 91, Ladoga, died Tuesday evening at Hendricks Regional Health, Danville. Born in Greencastle, she was the daughter of Artie Otho and Minnie Ethel (Gorham) Boswell. She attended Carpen­ters­ville School and was a member of New Ross Christian Church and the Ladies Aid of New Ross...
Ruth Bosley Carrington (02/22/08)
Ruth Bosley Carrington, 85, Russellville, died Thursday at St Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis. She was the daughter of Ray and Lucy (Doan) Bosley. Her memberships are Russellville Community Church and Alamo Order of Eastern Star. She had been employed at Central National Bank at Greencastle and was a homemaker. She was a 1940 graduate of Montezuma High School...
Larry D. Edwards (02/22/08)
Larry D. Edwards, 61, Belleville, died Thursday at Danville Regional Rehab Center. Born in Indianapolis, he was the son of Nathan and Virginia (Barnette) Edwards. A U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War, he was a member of the American Legion. He worked as a carpet layer for various carpet companies...
Frances Mae Major (02/21/08)
Frances Mae Major, 80, Bainbridge, died Thursday at Hendricks Regional Health, Danville. Born in Fillmore, she was the daughter of Fred and Ada (Nichols) Robinson. A 1946 graduate of Fillmore High School, she had been a homemaker and a member of the New Maysville Community Church...
Betty Ann Perkins (02/21/08)
Betty Ann Perkins, 71, Greencastle, died Wednes­day at Hendricks Regional Health in Danville. Born in Clinton, she was the daughter of Roy and Florence (Noggle) Holton. She married James D. "JD" Perkins on Oct. 22, 1954, and he preceded her in death on Sept. 16, 1979...
Dale Allen Williamson (02/21/08)
Dale Allen Williamson, 37, Burrows, died Wednesday after a five-year battle with cancer. Born in Logansport, he was the son of Larry Joe and Nancy (Hamm) Williamson. A 1988 graduate of Delphi Commun­ity High School, he earned an associate's degree in banking and financing from Vincennes University in 1990. He was a member of Clymers United Methodist Church and attended services at Whirlwind Ministries...
Betty Perkins (02/21/08)
Betty Perkins, 71, Greencastle, died Wednes-day. Arrangements are pending at Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home, Greencastle.
Beverly V. Norton (02/21/08)
Beverly V. Norton, 85, Poland, died Wednesday at Summerfield Healthcare Center, Cloverdale. Born in Spring Forest, Ill., she was the daughter of George Herbert and Della Mathilda (Boness) Norton. She was a homemaker. Surviving are her caregivers, Diane Nees and husband Kenneth, Poland; and Roger S. Johnson, Martinsville...
Martha Jane Leonard (02/20/08)
Martha Jane Leonard, 89, Greencastle, died Tuesday at The Waters of Greencastle. Born in Alexandria, Ind., she was the daughter of Waldo and Ethel (Merrick) Quick. A Gosport High School graduate, she was a farm wife and mother. She formerly attended Amo Baptist Church...
Matthew H. Hayes (02/20/08)
Matthew Hardwick Hayes, 25, Greencastle, died Tuesday as the result of a car accident in Crawfordsville. Born in Greencastle, he was the son of Gerald D. and Shirley A. (Hardwick) Hayes. He was a 2001 graduate of Greencastle High School and had attended Ivy Tech Community College. He was employed as a foreman with Morton Buildings in Cloverdale. He played softball on the local men's team, was a soccer player in high school...
Chester W. Spencer (02/18/08)
Chester W. Spencer, 85, Roachdale, died Monday morning. Born near Roachdale, he was the son of of James C. and Edna Forrest Riddle Spencer. A U.S. Army Air Force veteran of World War II, he was a member of Portland Mills Christian Church and a life member of Roachdale VFW. He worked in construction as a carpenter...
Keith Allen Kauble (02/18/08)
Keith Allen Kauble, 72, Danville, formerly of Greencastle, died Thursday at his residence. Born in Greencastle, he was the son of Theodore and Mary Elizabeth (Bond) Kauble. He married Sandra (Cunningham) Kauble, his wife of 41 years, and she survives...
Arley V. Downs (02/18/08)
Arley V. Downs, 83, Dana, died Monday at his residence. Born in Vermillion County, he was the son of Wilbert and Iva (Jones) Downs. He was a grain and livestock farmer. A graduate of Newport High School, she was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, earning the Pearple Heart, American Theater Ribbon, AEME Theater Ribbon with three Bronze Stars, a good conduct medal and a victory medal. He was a member of Hillsdale bible Church and Newport American Legion Post 184...
Sonia L. Pickett (02/18/08)
Sonia L. Pickett, 66, Linden, died Sunday night in Lafayette. Born in Greencastle, she was the daughter of Albert and Garnett (Tincher) Truesdal. She attended Fillmore schools. She was a member of Cornerstone Baptist Church in Lafayette and for 18 years was head of housekeeping at the Holiday Inn at Crawfordsville, retiring in 2004...
Infant Jozlynn Renee O'Neal (02/18/08)
Infant Jozlynn Renee O'Neal, Clayton, died Friday. Born in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of Joshua and Shelly Bundy O'Neal. Additional survivors include her sister, Flora Arlene O'Neal; grandparents Marsha and Terry Porter, Clayton, and Michael and Sandy O'Neal, Reelsville, great-grandparents Wallace and Bev Seaman, Nebraska; and several aunts, uncles and cousins...
Winfred B. "Wint" Holt (02/18/08)
Winfred B. "Wint" Holt, 60, Crawfordsville, died Sunday morning at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Born at Elkhorn, Ky., he was the son of Hubert and Lorene (Hughes) Holt. He worked at Mid States Wire and did construction work. Surviving are his fiancée Peggy Stewart, Crawfords-ville; daughter Kim Budd and husband Jason, Mace, sons Wint Fields and wife Tina, Cortez, Colo., Darby Fields and wife Tina, Ladoga, Sean Conkright, Crawfordsville; two sisters Trevaun Sillery; a sister, Barbara Higgins and husband Charles; half-sisters Mary Eleanor Evans, Illinois, and Virginia Goss, Indianapolis; and several niecesShirley King and husband John, New Market, Wanda Harrison and husband Paul, Crawfordsville; two brothers Harold Holt and wife Rose, Veedersburg, and Jerry Tim Holt and wife Jackie, Kingman, and several grandchildren, nieces and nephews.. ...
Lucille Nicholls (02/18/08)
Lucille Nicholls, 83, Poland, died Monday at Putnam County Hospital. Born in Owen County, she was the daughter of Maynard and Ivy (Dillinger) Johnson. She was a homemaker and a member of Big Walnut Baptist Church, Reelsville. She married Fred "Mac" Nicholls Jr. on June 17, 1951. He survives...
Leslie Gene "Pete" Berry (02/18/08)
Leslie Gene "Pete" Berry, Mansfield, died Friday at his residence. He had extended family in Putnam County. He was cremated and no services were conducted. Barnes and Spangler Funeral Home, Rockville, handled the arrangements.
Rev. James Corey Bean Jr. (02/18/08)
Rev. James Corey Bean Jr., 72, Greencastle, died Saturday. Born in Indianapolis, he was the son of James and Catherine Ann Bickham Bean. He was a graduate of Centenary College in Shreveport, La., and Seabury-Western Theolog-ical Seminary. After serving several parishes in the Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana as a priest, he began a military career in the U.S. ...
William Carson Clark (02/15/08)
William Carson Clark, 84, Brazil, died Thursday at Cloverleaf Health Care Facility. Born in Clay County, he was the son of William Henry and Melda (Whited) Clark and later served in the U.S. Army from 1943-46. He Married Thelma L. Froderman on June 19, 1943, and she preceded him in death on Nov. 14, 2006...
Freddie Gayle Bolinger (02/15/08)
Freddie Gayle Bolinger, 65, Brazil, died Thursday at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. He was born April 30, 1942 to Fred and Bernice (Stevens) Bolinger. He graduated from Brazil High School in 1961, and worked for Indiana State Farm at Putnamville for 35 years...
Vivian J. Knauer (02/15/08)
Vivian J. (Squire) Knauer, of New York, died Wednesday. Survivors include children, Marilyn Miklos and husband Frank, Vera Kowal and husband Henry, and Dennis Knauer and wife Dorothy; 10 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren; four siblings, Virginia Todd, Charles and William Squire, and Shirley Mancuso...
Kenneth William Shull (02/15/08)
Kenneth William Shull, 69, Clayton, died Tuesday. Born in Indianapolis, he was the son of Kenneth Allen and Mary Ellen (Long) Shull. He married Carol (Hale) Shull on Feb. 10, 1962, and she survives. A graduate of Westfield High School, he earned a degree in aviation technology from Purdue University. He was a tool, die, and gauge maker for 43 years, having worked at Link Belt, General Motors and retired in 2000 from Rolls Royce...
Thomas Little Sr. (02/14/08)
Thomas W. Little Sr., 68, Coatesville, died Wedne-sday. Born in Portageville, Mo., he was the son of Thomas William and Opal Hornburg Little. He married Karen Wonders on July 31, 1988 at Groveland, and she survives. He worked in receiving at General Motors Truck and Bus for 32 years, before retiring...
Hazel M. Scott (02/14/08)
Hazel M. Scott, 88, Greencastle, died Monday at Mill Pond Health Campus. Born in Putnam County, she was the daughter of Virgil and Elizabeth Grimes Buis. She had been a production worker at Ball Brothers Zinc Mill, Bridgeport Brass and P.R. Mallory, retiring in 1980...
Lois Aline Tomaw (02/14/08)
Lois Aline Tomaw, 85, Greencastle, formerly of Redmon and Paris, Ill., died Tuesday at Putnam County Hospital. Born in Marshall, Ill., she was the daughter of Ophir and Opal (Davis) Claypool. She married Wayne Tomaw on Jan. 18, 1942 in Paris, and he preceded her in death on Oct. 8, 1981...
Joanna S. Carpenter (02/13/08)
Joanna S. Carpenter, 77, Brazil, died Monday at her residence. Born in Bridgeton, she was the daughter of Albert and Miskel Jeffries Ames. She graduated from Bridgeton High School. She had worked as the society editor of The Brazil Times newspaper, and was a homemaker...
Virginia Ruth Harlan (02/13/08)
Virginia Ruth Williams Harlan, 84, died Monday, Jan. 28 at Hendricks Regional Health, Danville. Born in Greencastle, she was the daughter of Clyde and Stella Williams. She married Gerald Eugene "Gene" Harlan in 1949, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 7, 2005...
Leatha M. Stinson (02/13/08)
Leatha M. Stinson, 92, Plainfield, died Monday at Plainfield Healthcare Center, Plainfield. Born in Tazwell County, Va., she was the daughter of Milburn Robert Whitt and Mollie Alice (Puckett) Whitt. She married Otis Andrew Stinson on Aug. 20, 1930, and he preceded her in death on Sept. 28, 1972...
Ella E. Army Temple (02/13/08)
Ella E. Army Temple, 87, Avon, died Monday. Born in Edinburgh, Ind., she was the daughter of Alton Leroy Army and Ida May Taylor Army. She married John L. Temple on Jan. 29, 1949, and he survives. A 1939 graduate of Sheridan High School, she attended a two-year business program at Indiana School of Business from 1940-42...
Leatha M. Stinson (02/12/08)
Leatha M. Stinson, 92, Plainfield, died Monday at Plainfield Health Care Center. Arrangements are pending at Whitaker Funeral Home, Cloverdale.
Charles William Alexander (02/12/08)
Charles William Alexander, 74, Heltonville, formerly of Greencastle, died Dec. 2, 2007. He was born and raised in Greencastle and worked for Lonestar Cement Company for more than 45 years. He was a U.S. Army veteran and served at the end of the Korean War Conflict. He was in Korea for more than a year and he belonged to the VFW, American Legion and the Moose Lodge in Greencastle...
Tara Jean "T.J" Finkbiner (02/12/08)
Tara Jean "T.J." Finkbiner, 59, formerly of Greencastle, died Saturday at the Ruth Lily Hospice at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Born in Greencastle, she was the daughter of Wayne and Retha (Matkins) Pitts, and grew up in the Berry Street neighborhood...
Sandra K. Wallen (02/09/08)
Sandra K. Wallen, 65, Stilesville, died Thursday morning. Born in Spencer, she was the daughter of Raymond and Doris (Smith) Paris. A homemaker, she was a member of Fraternal Order of the Moose 5138 in Washington Township. Surviving are her husband, Homer Wallen; children Lora Canada, Indianapolis, Phyllis Key, Indianapolis, Tonya Murphy and husband Gene, Pittsboro, Troy Wallen, Coatesville, Kimberly Goens and husband Andrew, Greencastle, and Teresa Wallen, Stilesville; brothers Denzil Paris, Texas, Larry Paris, Fort Wayne, and Kevin Paris, Crawfordsville; sister Vera Snapp and husband Lowell, Brazil; stepbrothers Vernon Paris, Crawfordsville, Marty Paris, New Market, and Gary Moore, Monrovia; stepsister Chris Moore, Crawfordsville; 12 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.. ...
Rosemary N. McDonald (02/09/08)
Rosemary N. McDonald, 84, Cloverdale, died Wednesday morning at Putnam County Hospital. Born in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of Charles and Nadine Anderson. She worked as an auditor for AT&T, retiring in 1985 after 30 years of service. She married Howard Milton, who died in 2006...
John William Wrights­man (02/09/08)
John William Wrights­man, 76, Rockville, died Thursday at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis. Born in Guion, he was the son of William and Lola (Thomas) Wrightsman. A 1949 graduate of Marshall High School, he was a farmer and worked at the A&P Grocery in Terre Haute. He served in the U.S. Army for two years, then worked at Olin's in Covington. He was a 50-year member of Waveland Masonic Lodge 300, a member of American Legion Post 48 at Rockville, and a member of Indiana Farm Bureau...
Rue Anne Weist (02/09/08)
Rue Anne Weist, 72, Greencastle, died Thursday evening at Mill Pond Health Campus in Greencastle. Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, she was the daughter of Wilson and Virginia (Donnohue) Wheeler. She was a 1953 graduate of Greencastle High School. She married Joseph F. Weist on July 19, 1971, and he survives...
Edna Ellen Reinoehl (02/07/08)
Edna Ellen Reinoehl, 83, Brazil, died Thursday at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. Born July 29, 1924, in Carbon, she was the daughter of Roy and Anna Blanche (Craig) Hardesty. She is survived by her husband Philip Arthur Reinoehl; children Sheila McKee and husband Jerry, Jill Elson and Beckey Thomas and husband Rick, all of Brazil, Gregg Reinoehl and wife Sharon, Reelsville; sister Blanche Law, Brazil; brother Roy Eugene Hardesty, Spencer; 11 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.. ...
Clinton Shirley Asher (02/07/08)
Clinton Shirley Asher, 85, Russellville, died late Wednesday afternoon at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Born at home in Boone County, he was the son of Harvey Clinton and Edna May Rubeck Asher. While living in Putnam County he was a farmer and a truck driver for 30 years. ...
Joseph Robert Garceau (02/07/08)
Joseph Robert Garceau, 65, Greencastle, died Monday at his residence. Chandler-Hays Funeral Home, Greencastle, is handling arrangements.
Sandra K. Wallen (02/07/08)
Sandra K. Wallen, 65, Stilesville, died Thursday morning at Hendricks Regional Health, Danville. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Hays Funeral Home, Coatesville.
Rosemary N. McDonald (02/07/08)
Rosemary N. McDonald, 84, Cloverdale, died Wednesday morning at Putnam County Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Donald L. Pearson Mortuary, Cloverdale.
Max E. Jordan (02/07/08)
Max E. Jordan, 86, Gosport, died Wednesday at Mill Pond Health Campus, Greencastle. Born in Georgetown, Ill., he was the son of Samuel O. and Hazel May (Steward) Jordan. A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he was a maintenance troubleshooter for the Indiana University Foundation in Bloomington, and was a farmer and minister. He was a member of Cloverdale Christian Church...
Mary L. (Love) Smith (02/07/08)
Mary L. (Love) Smith, 90, Stilesville, died Wednesday morning. Born in Grandview, she was a registered nurse and a member of Emmanual Lutheran Church, Seymour. She married James R. Smith, who died Aug. 19, 2004. Surviving are two sons, James K. Smith and wife Linda, Little Rock, Ark., and Dale Robert Smith and wife Carol, Stilesville; six grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren...
Kelly J. Baker (02/07/08)
Kelly J. Baker, 62, Greencastle, died Monday. Born in Terre Haute, he was the son of Lewis M. and Mildred R. Overton Baker. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps during Vietnam, including two tours and received two Purple Hearts. He worked at the GM metal fabrication plant in Indianapolis...
Harold Boldon (02/07/08)
Pastor Harold Boldon, 77, Brazil, died Tuesday at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. Born in Green Bay, Wis., he was the son of Adolph A. and Ella (Morris) Boldon. Pastor Boldon obtained his ministerial education at Lincoln Christian College and furthered his knowledge through the Hospital Chaplain program at Indiana University. He has served as a minister in many locations including Missouri, Indiana, Florida and Minnesota, and had preached in India and Canada...
William Algan 'Bud' Boller (02/06/08)
William Algan "Bud" Boller, 72, Roachdale, died Saturday at Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis. Born at Roachdale, he was the son of Lenoard L. and Doris (Barnes) Boller. He attended Russellville and Ladoga schools and Fincastle Community Church. He was a self-employed farmer and did ditching and backhoe work. He had formerly worked at Allison in Indianapolis...
Gary Eldon Jones (02/05/08)
Gary Eldon Jones 67, Russellville, died Friday at his residence.
Richard Tyler Owens (02/05/08)
Infant Richard Tyler Owens, five days, Coatesville, died Sunday at St. Vincent's Hospital.
Thomas W. Strouse (02/06/08)
Thomas W. Strouse, 56, Freedom, died Monday. Born in Bloomington, he was the son of Claude and Martha Joan (Stanger) Strouse. A 1968 graduate of Spencer High School, he was retired from Wet­terau in Bloomington after 21 years, and was currently working at Wal-Mart Distribution in Greencastle. He served with the Indiana National Guard and belonged to the Spencer American Legion...
Norman 'Gene' Fletcher (02/04/08)
Norman Eugene Fletcher, 85, Campbell, Calif., died Wednesday at the Good Samaritan Hospital in San Jose, Calif. Born in Eminence, he was the son of Burness W. and Emma (Whitlow) Fletcher. He was a graduate of Morgantown High School class of 1940. He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII from 1941-45. He attended Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas. He later returned to the Navy and served in the Korean War from 1950-52...
Jerry L. Jeffries (02/04/08)
Jerry L. Jeffries, 69, Rockville, died Saturday at his daughter's residence in Brownsburg. Born at Ladoga, he was the son of Jewell and Mary (Lame) Jeffries. A 1956 graduate of Ladoga High School, he attended Wabash College. He was carpenter and farmer, and worked for several years for Roachdale Building Supplies before becoming self-employed. He was a member of Ladoga Christian Church and the Masonic Lodge in Indianapolis. He served in the U.S. Army as a medic...
Gary Eldon Jones (02/03/08)
Gary Eldon Jones, 67, Russellville, died Friday morning at his residence. Arrangements are pending at Machledt and Servies Funeral Home, Waveland.
William Algan "Bud" Boller (02/03/08)
William Algan "Bud" Boller, 72, Roachdale, died Saturday at Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis. Born at Roachdale, he was the son of Lenoard L. and Doris (Barnes) Boller. He attended Russellville and Ladoga schools and Fincastle Community Church. He was a self-employed farmer and did ditching and backhoe work. He had formerly worked at Allison in Indianapolis...
Mary E. Harmon (02/03/08)
Mary E. Harmon, 61, Greencastle, died Friday at Putnam County Hospital. Born in Brazil, she was the daughter of John and Thelma (Giltz) Vanatti. A 1965 graduate of Brazil High School, she had worked for Mallory in Greencastle. Surviving are her husband, Robert E. ...
Jerry L. Jeffries (02/03/08)
Jerry L. Jeffries, 69, Rockville, died Saturday at his daughter's residence in Brownsburg. Born at Ladoga, he was the son of Jerell and Mary (Lame) Jeffries. A 1956 graduate of Ladoga High School, he attended Wabash College. He was carpenter and farmer, and worked for several years for Roachdale Building Supplies before becoming self-employed. He was a member of Ladoga Christian Church and the Masonic Lodge in Indianapolis. He served in the U.S. Army as a medic...
Victor R. Sawyer (02/03/08)
Victor R. Sawyer, 86, Crawfordsville, died Saturday at Ben Hur Nursing Home. Born at Brazil, he was the son of Otto and Ocie (Thomas) Sawyer. He was a farmer in Putnam and Parke counties. A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he served in the 10th Mountain Division from 1942-44...
Danielle Carolyn Bowman (02/01/08)
Danielle Carolyn Bowman, 18, Danville, died Wednesday in Indianapolis. The daughter of Bob Bowman Jr. and Susan K. Morris Bowman, she was a graduate of Danville High School where she was an honor student and involved in many sports activities. She was a student at IUPUI...
Carol Mae Fordice (02/01/08)
Carol Mae Fordice, 75, Russellville, died Thursday at Putnam County Hospital. She was born in Indianapolis and graduated from Brownsburg High School. She married Tom Fordice on Dec. 31, 1962 at Russellville and he preceded her in death on April 2, 1967...
Florence E. Patterson (02/01/08)
Florence E. Patterson, 84, Brazil, died Tuesday at Union Hospital. Born in Brazil, she was the daughter ofWilliam and Ella (Darting) Love. She graduated from Brazil High School. In her younger years, she worked for Modern Cleaners in Brazil. She married John L. ...