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Obituaries from May 2009

Dama Ellen Porter (05/28/09)
Dama Ellen Porter 88, of Roachdale died Wednesday, May 27, 2009 at The Waters of Greencastle. She was born Feb.13, 1921 to Culley and Inez Toole Wilson at Raccoon. She was a member of the Roachdale Presbyterian Church and Delta Theta Tau Soriety. She worked at Wilson Greenhouse for many years and also the Tri County bank at Roachdale...
Marvin L. Bullerdick (05/28/09)
Marvin L. Bullerdick, 73, of Crawfordsville, formerly of New Market, died Wednesday, May 27, 2009, at the Williamsburg Healthcare in Crawfordsville. Born May 14, 1936 in Greencastle, he was the son of Ross T. and Ruth Pitts Bullerdick. He was a 1954 graduate of Bainbridge High School and attended Purdue University for two years...
Sophie Frazee (05/28/09)
Sophie Frazee, 87, of Bainbridge died Tuesday, May 26, 2009. She was born in Parke County on March 10, 1922. Mrs. Frazee is survived by her husband of 59 years, Charles D. Frazee; two children, Katherine Ehresman of Indianapolis and David Frazee of Avon; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren...
Helen Etta Sutherlin (05/28/09)
Helen Etta Sutherlin of Naples, Fla., formerly of New Maysville died Sunday, May 24, 2009. She was the daughter of James Miller and Ethel Jeffries, a 1939 graduate of Bainbridge High School and the wife of Harold Robert Sutherlin of Roachdale. Mrs. Sutherlin was survived by her two sons and one daughter-in-law, Steve and Helen Gene Sutherlin of Naples and Jim Sutherlin of Tampa, Fla.; four grandsons, Stephen, James, Chris and Brian, all of Florida; and four great-grandchildren, CJ, Madison, Caitlin and Jack, all of Florida.. ...
Carol Lee Wood (05/27/09)
Carol Lee Wood, 70, of Brazil, formerly of Coatesville, died Tuesday, May 26, 2009. He was born on July 31, 1938 in Paradise, Ky., the son of James and Daisy Sears Wood. He married Betty C. Allee, and she preceded him in death.
Wayne Robert Allee (05/27/09)
Wayne Robert Allee of Danville and of South Yarmouth, Mass. died on Sunday, May 24, 2009. He was the son of Edgar and Velvie Ellett Allee and husband of Virginia Burton Allee, who preceded him in death in 2006. He was born in Stilesville, growing up in hard times and as a young boy worked picking tomatoes, baling hay and delivering milk. He graduated from Amo High School in 1938, which, after moving to Indianapolis, led to his lifetime nickname...
Jack E. Hanlon (05/27/09)
Jack E. Hanlon, 76, of Greencastle died on Monday, May 25, 2009. He was born on Sept. 13, 1932 in Putnam County to Daniel Valentine and Iva Edna Taylor Hanlon. Mr. Hanlon served his country in the US Army. He was employed with Lone Star Industries and Allison Transmissions and attended Indiana University. ...
Phyllis J. Logelin (05/27/09)
Phyllis J. Logelin, 70, of St. Bonifacius, Minn. died Tuesday, May 26, 2009 at Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia, Minn. She was born Nov. 4, 1938 in Owen County, the daughter of Margaret Summerlot Cooper. On June 13, 1959 she was united in marriage to Thomas H. Logelin at St. Boniface Catholic Church in St. Bonifacius with Father Wohlfohrt as celebrant of the Mass...
Max I. Strahl (05/22/09)
Max I. Strahl, 83, Greencastle, died Thursday, May 21, 2009 at his residence. Born Jan. 28, 1926 in Hancock County, he was the son of Everett and Alta Mae Pyle Strahl. He married Madeline Hutcheson Strahl in 1964 and she preceded him in death in 1983...
DeAndre Marques McCombs (05/22/09)
DeAndre Marques McCombs was born Wednesday, May 20, 2009 and died shortly after delivery at the Putnam County Hospital. He was the son of Paul Michael McCombs and Amber Nicole Akins; brother to Reese Michael McCombs; second grandchild to James and Michelle Akins; eighth grandchild to Debra Stemely and grandson to Chauncy Manson. Surviving relatives also include four aunts; four uncles; six cousins; and great-grandparents, Mike and Marcia Simmerman and Wilber and Sandra McCombs...
Robert "Bob" Earl Schopmeyer (05/22/09)
Robert "Bob" Earl Schopmeyer, 72, of Poland died on May 20, 2009 at the St. Vincent Clay Hospital. He was born in Clay County on Aug. 24, 1935 and was the son of the late Clayburn Harry and Minnie F. Waldron Schopmeyer. Mr. Schopmeyer was a chemical engineer for Ulrich Chemical Company, Terre Haute, member of the Jordan Village Presbyterian Church, Brazil Elks and a veteran of the U.S. Army during Korea...
Alma Marlyeen Carney (05/21/09)
Alma Marlyeen Carney, 82, Cloverdale, died Wednesday, May 20, 2009 at Putnam County Hospital. Mrs. Carney was born May 16, 1927 in Indianapolis and was the daughter of the late Henry Lee and Alma Eleanor Farris Stockdale. She was married to Harold Leroy Carney on June 15, 1951 and he preceded her in death Feb. 20, 1979...
William L. "Bill" Eaton (05/21/09)
William L. "Bill" Eaton, 71, of Sullivan died on Tuesday, May 19, 2009 at his residence. He was born in Bay City, Mich. on March 22, 1938, the son of William Leslie Eaton Sr. and Julia McPherson Eaton. Mr. Eaton was the retired owner of Eaton Auto Sales in Terre Haute, and a former Singer Sewing Machine repairman...
Christine Lanham Lee (05/20/09)
Christine Lanham Lee, 89, of Brownsburg, formerly of Greencastle, died on Tuesday, May 19, 2009. She was born on Aug. 19, 1919 in Marion County, Ky. to John and Mattie Duncan Padgett Lanham. Mrs. Lee was a member of Bethel Baptist Church. Surviving are her children, Pat Bombei and husband David of Greencastle, Mary Anne Whaley and husband Mike of Danville, Charles Lee and wife Sandy of Brownsburg and Jerry Wayne Lee of Brownsburg; twin sister, Irene Clark of New Castle; 13 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.. ...
W. Vernon Abbott (05/20/09)
W. Vernon Abbott, 88, of Greencastle passed away Sunday, May 17, 2009 at the Millpond Health Campus. Born Sept. 29, 1920 in Eubank, Ky., he was the son of James Milton and Jettie (Reece) Abbott. He married Lillian E. (Albright) Abbott and she preceded him in death on Jan. 23, 2003...
Herman Leo "Toad" Rubeck (05/20/09)
Herman Leo "Toad" Rubeck, 92, of Spencer, formerly of Poland, died on Monday, May 18, 2009 at the Bloomington Hospital. He was born in Owen County on March 3, 1917, the son of the late George Herman and Rose Comer Rubeck. Mr. Rubeck was a farmer and a veteran of the United States Army Air Corps during World War II...
Arminda Louise Wetterman (05/18/09)
Arminda Louise Wetterman, 97, of Bellmead, Texas died Wednesday, May 13, 2009 at a local nursing home. She was born Oct. 12, 1911 in Waco, Texas to Prince Albert Houston and Martha Iredell Moore Wolfe and married Edgar Arthur Wetterman on April 30, 1932...
W. Vernon Abbott (05/18/09)
Vernon Abbott, 88, of Greencastle died Sunday, May 17, 2009 at the Mill Pond Health Campus. Arrangements are pending at the Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home. A complete obituary will be listed in Wednesday's Banner Graphic. Condolences for the family may be e-mailed to inbth@keymemories.com...
John R. Harding (05/15/09)
John R. Harding, 66 of Greencastle died Thursday, May 14, 2009 at the Putnam County Hospital. Born Oct. 26, 1942 in Greencastle, he was the son of Vincent and Pauline McCurry Harding. He was a 1961 graduate of Greencastle High School. He married Janice Cooper on Oct. 26, 1985 and she survives...
Bonnie Lee Sherber (05/14/09)
Bonnie Lee Sherber, 60, Greencastle, died Sunday, May 10, 2009 at her residence. Mrs. Sherber was born Nov. 13, 1948 to Maudie Roller and Milton McMillian in Richmond, Ohio. She was a breast cancer survivor. Survivors include two daughters, Angel Sherber and Tammy Wilson; two sons, Jimmy Sherber and Jeremy Sherber; four grandchildren, Dakota Lee Green, Haley Wilson, Katie Galloway and Colby Galloway; one brother Mitchel McMillian; and sister Patty Wilcox...
Lela Gooch (05/13/09)
Lela Gooch, 87, of La Vernia, Texas, formerly of Roachdale, died at Country Care Manor in La Vernia Monday May 11, 2009. Mrs. Gooch was born on Jan. 30, 1922 in Science Hill, Ky. to William Green and Bertha D. Bishop Waddle. She married William Gooch on Oct. 21, 1941 at Somerset, KY. He preceded her in death...
Margaret E. Booe (05/13/09)
Margaret E. Booe, 73, of Greencastle, formerly of Putnamville, died on Tuesday, May 12, 2009 at Asbury Towers in Greencastle. She was born on Dec. 29, 1935 in Clay City, the daughter of Russell and Floy Lenora Oberholtzer Funk. She was married to Lloyd W. Booe on Jan. 2, 1955 and he preceded her in death on May 7, 2001...
Dennis Floyd Terry (05/12/09)
Dennis Floyd Terry, 96, of Fillmore passed away Sunday, May 10, 2009 at Putnam County Hospital. Born May 2, 1913 in Putnam County, he was the son of Roy and Hallie (Grimes) Terry. He was a graduate of Belle Union High School with the class of 1932...
Carson E. Trout (05/11/09)
Carson E. Trout, 79, of Brazil died Sunday, May 10, 2009, in the Exceptional Living Center. He was born March 28, 1930 to Charles E. and Florence Howald Trout, in Brazil. He attended grade school at Wools Elementary School on S. Waterworks Rd., moving to Staunton Elementary in the sixth grade. He graduated from Staunton High School in 1948. He worked summers on sections gang for the railroad during high school and at Arktex Clay Factory and the old Libby tomato factory after graduation...
Velsie O. Fisher (05/11/09)
Velsie O. Fisher, 89, of Avon died Monday, May 11, 2009 She was born Dec. 22, 1919 in Mooresville, the daughter of James and Beatrice Griffey Myrick. She married Floyd Fisher and he preceded her in death. Mrs. Fisher was a homemaker and mother and had worked seven years as a teller/bookkeeper at Citizens Bank in Mooresville. She was a member of the Stilesville Christian Church and their Fellowship Helpers, Cartersburg Eastern Star, CWF at Danville Christian Church and the Tuesday Euchre Club...
Donald E. Dorsett (05/11/09)
Donald E. Dorsett, 76, of Cloverdale died on Thursday, May 7, 2009 at Putnam County Hospital. He was born to Robert and Pauline Sims Dorsett on April 24, 1933, in Morgan County. Mr. Dorsett retired from Allison in 1992, and had served in the U.S. Army. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. His interests included coon hunting, golfing and fishing...
Glen Dale Vickroy (05/08/09)
CLOVERDALE -- Glen Dale Vickroy, 81, Cloverdale, passed away on Thursday, May 7th, 2009, at Hendricks County Hospital. He was born on June 10th, 1927 to Clifford and Stella Lowe Vickroy, who preceded him in death. Mr. Vickroy was a retired truck driver with Stokely Van Camp, Indianapolis and was currently working in the lawn and garden department at Greencastle's Wal-mart...
Ray E. Strange (05/08/09)
CLOVERDALE -- Ray E. Strange, 74, Poland, died Thursday, May 7, 2009 at his residence. Mr. Strange was born in Greencastle on Oct. 8, 1934 and was the son of the late Fred Oscar and Stella Louise Gentry Strange. He was the founder and minister of the Country Junction Mission and Galilee Church Ministry in Poland. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict and was a member of the American Legion and Veteran's of Foreign Wars...
Bertha A. Wells (05/08/09)
LINTON -- Bertha A. Wells, 93, formerly of Sandborn, passed away Thursday, May 7, 2009, at the Heritage House of Greensburg in Greensburg. Born in Fillmore on April 14, 1916, she was the daughter of Lowell and Nova (Arnold) Dicks. On May 29, 1953, she married Don E. Wells...
Gary D. Rubeck (05/08/09)
Gary D. Rubeck, 68, Brazil, died unexpectedly at 6:44 p.m. Thursday, May 7, 2009 in the emergency room of St. Vincent Clay Hospital. He was born Aug. 18, 1940 in Poland, the son of Lewis Rubeck and Thelma Henson Rubeck. He was a Cloverdale High School graduate and on Oct. 20, 1964, he married Sandra Parks Rubeck...
Harley Eugene "Gene" Scott (05/07/09)
Harley Eugene "Gene" Scott, 72, of Plainfield died Monday, May 4, 2009 at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born Aug. 2, 1936 in Morgan County, the son of Carney Scott and Irene Wright Scott. He was a 1954 graduate of Monrovia High School. Mr. Scott was director of safety claims with the Indianapolis Public Transportation Corp., where he worked from 1964 until his retirement in 1994. He was Past Exalted Ruler of the Plainfield Elks Club and a member of Cartersburg Community Church...
Steve L. White (05/01/09)
Steve L. White, 59, of Greencastle died on Friday, April 24, 2009. He was born on April 7, 1950 in Brazil. Mr. White was a concrete mason and marine mechanic. He is survived by his daughter, Jenni Leeson and husband Todd; grandchildren Hailie Tramell, Jonas Tramell and Kortney Leeson; and brothers Bob White and Dick White...