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Thursday, July 10, 2014

Obituaries from September 2010

Shirley F. Milhon (09/30/10)
Shirley F. Milhon, 79, of Greencastle, formerly of Cloverdale, passed this world on Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010. She was the youngest of 11 children born to Shirley and Agnes Akins Dorsett in Belle Union. She was the widow of Robert G. Milhon. She is survived by two sons, Danny G. Milhon and wife Joanne Orr and Rusty L. Milhon and companion Janette Rady; two grandsons, Michael and Derek Milhon; sister, Margaret "Fern" Travis; sister-in-law Norma Jean Dorsett; and many nieces and nephews...
Daniel E. Allen (09/30/10)
Daniel E. Allen, 66, of Greencastle passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2010. He was born on April 21, 1944 in Greencastle to Edgar E. Allen and Lillian L. McCullough Allen. 

 Danny was a 1963 graduate of Greencastle High School and served as the Ridpath Primary School crossing guard for 45 years...
Michael Paul Oldham (09/30/10)
Michael Paul Oldham, 60, of Greencastle, passed away on Monday, Sept. 27, 2010 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. He was born on July 19, 1950 in Indianapolis and was the son of the late Charles Milton and Eula Withers (Shrewsberry) Oldham. He was the owner/operator of a tree service, member of the Refiners...
Mary K. "Katie" Warrick (09/29/10)
Mary K. "Katie" Warrick, 89, Crawfordsville, passed away at St. Clare Medical Center on Monday, Sept. 27, 2010. She graduated from Ladoga High School in 1939 and was the former owner of Foxworthy's Variety Store in Ladoga. She retired from Montgomery Ward in Greencastle...
Rosella Pflueger (09/29/10)
Rosella Pflueger, 83, of Brazil passed away at Exceptional Living Center Sunday Sept. 26, 2010. She was born Oct. 26, 1926 in Putnam County, the daughter of Jesse L. and Mary (Barnett) Fisher. She graduated from Reelsville High School. Following high school she worked as a telephone operator and a waitress at Davis Store in Reelsville...
Angela Lieske (09/29/10)
Dorothy L. Miller (09/29/10)
Dorothy L. Miller, 98, Indianapolis, formerly of Reelsville, died Sunday, Sept. 26, 2010 in Indianapolis. She was born Sept. 4, 1912 in Brazil, the daughter of Elmer and Luella Clark Lawson. She married Morris Miller March 28, 1937. She received her bachelor of science degree in 1954 and master's degree in 1957 from Indiana State University. ...
Lucille Lillian Hausmann Leibrock (09/29/10)
Nancy Campbell Nickerson (09/29/10)
Nancy Campbell Nickerson, 70, Cloverdale, passed away Friday, Sept. 24, 2010 at Mill Pond Health Campus. She was born August 12, 1940 in Greencastle, the daughter of Glen and Helen Sinclair Campbell. She married Eddie Nickerson on June 12, 1965, and he survives...
Mitchell Craig Horn (09/27/10)
Infant Mitchell Craig Horn was born Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2010 at the St. Vincents Women's Hospital in Indianapolis and passed away shortly after birth. He was the son of Sanford M. "Petey" Horn III & Mallory Alchin and little brother of Sanford M. Horn IV...
Patsy Joan King (09/24/10)
Patsy Joan King, 70, of Greencastle passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2010. She was born on July 11, 1940 in Bainbridge to Maurice and Olive Whitaker Gibbs. Mrs. King had been employed at P.R. Mallory, DePauw and Asbury Towers. She was a member of Abundant Life Baptist Church...
Hayden Burrel Steagall (09/23/10)
Hayden Burrel Steagall, 74, of Bainbridge died on Sunday, Sept. 19 at his residence. He was born on Sept. 24, 1935 in Indianapolis to parents Bennie and Irene (Baxter) Steagall. Hayden was a job setter for 27 years at General Motors-Allison in Indianapolis, retiring in 1992, and was a veteran of the United States Army, serving for 23 years. He was a member of the Moose Lodge and American Legion Post at Bonita Springs, Fla...
Kevin Nauman (09/22/10)
Kevin L. Nauman passed away at his home in Lowville, N.Y. on Thursday, Sept. 16, 2010. Nauman was born on July 8, 1966, and graduated from South Putnam High School in 1984. He was a master sergeant in the U.S. Army and was stationed at Fort Drum, N.Y., 10th Mountain Division for his entire career. During his 19 years in the military....
Walter L. Prosser (09/20/10)
Walter L. Prosser, 86, formerly of Indianapolis, passed into the wild blue yonder Aug. 27, 2010. He was surrounded by his loving, devoted wife of almost 66 years and daughter and son. Born to Willard and Hazel Prosser of Brown County, he graduated from Center Grove High School and Indiana University. For Pros, an Air Force B25 bomber pilot in WWII, flying was his life passion. He built two planes early on, even his own ultra lite at 70...
Shannon Eugene Hassler (09/20/10)
Shannon Eugene Hassler, 69, of Lebanon, died Friday, Sept. 17 at St. Vincent Hospice in Indianapolis. Shannon was born Sept. 15, 1941 in Brazil to the late Forest E. and Catherine L. (O'Neal) Hassler. He graduated from Reelsville High School in 1959 and joined the United States Army in 1961, proudly serving in Korea as a part of the 7th Division. Shannon moved to Lebanon in 1965 and went to work for Shumate Business Forms in Lebanon for 38 years until his retirement in 2003...
Wilma Rich (09/18/10)
Wilma Rich, 79, Poland, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 16, 2010 at Hendricks Regional Health at Danville. She was born on May 19, 1931 in Marshall, Ill., and was the daughter of the late Clarance "Truggy" and Lucille Inez Harbour Myers. She was married to Jim A. ...
Rosemary Souders (09/18/10)
Rosemary Souders, 77, of Russellville passed away at Hendricks Regional Health on Friday, Sept. 17, 2010. She was a homemaker. She was born in Johnson County to Charles and Mary Budd Smith on July 12, 1933. She married David R. Souders Sr. on Aug. 29, 1949 in Indianapolis. He preceded her in death...
Elmer Lee Bryant (09/15/10)
Elmer Lee Bryant, 91, of Stilesville, passed away on Sept. 13, 2010 at The Mill Pond Health Campus in Greencastle. He was born on Oct. 19, 1918 in Morgan County and was the son of the late Arthur (Jack) Truman and Neota (Milhon) Bryant. He married Phyllis A. (Paddock) Bryant on Sept. 27, 1951, and she survives...
Paul J. Christiansen Sr. (09/15/10)
Paul J. Christiansen Sr., 75, formerly of Greencastle, died Thursday, Sept. 9, 2010, at St. Vincent Seton Specialty Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born Jan. 15, 1935 in Indianapolis, the son of Herman and Helen (Hollingshead) Christiansen. Raised in Oklahoma City, he returned to Indianapolis, where he met his wife, Joyce Guynes. They were married April 22, 1967, and she survives...
Carl Dunn (09/10/10)
Carl M. "Bud" Dunn, 76, of Fillmore passed away on Friday, Sept. 10, 2010. He was born on Jan. 5, 1934 in Greencastle to Morris L. and Catherine V. Whitted Dunn. Bud served his country in the U.S. Air Force, and was a member of the American Legion and a Lifetime member of the VFW...
Louise Morrison (09/10/10)
Louise M. Morrison, 81, of Mooresville passed away Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2010, of multiple myeloma. She was born on Dec.14, 1928, in Lewisport, Ky. to the late Vernie and Martha Morford. She married Clay W. Morrison, and they celebrated 64 years of marriage on June 27, 2010...
Stephen Ray Kendall (09/09/10)
Stephen Ray Kendall passed away at home Sept. 7, 2010. Steve was born Dec. 13, 1959 in Greencastle to Evelyn J. and Willard L. Kendall. He was a seventh generation descendent of early pioneers in Putnam County. Steve was a 1978 graduate of Greencastle High School. He loved and practiced martial arts and always was seen with his best friend, Thor, his dog...
Robert Stewart Snell (09/09/10)
Robert Stewart Snell, 47, died Sunday, Sept. 5, 2010. Born in Chicago, he was a son of the late Thaddeus S. Snell and Mary Ward DiDomenico. Robert was a son, a brother, an uncle, a chef, a paramedic and a proud Army veteran. His passions for the outdoors, wildlife and hunting ran deep, but not like his enthusiasm for a good sporting event, a good meal and good times with family and friends...
Kathleen V. Wood (09/09/10)
Kathleen V. Wood of Stilesville passed away Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2010 at the Putnam County Hospital. She was born on Nov. 29, 1918 in Crown Center to parents Daniel and Mary (Whilite) Pleake. She lived in Stilesville for 25 years, Indianapolis for 20 years, Martinsville for 10 years and Crown Center for 18 years. A homemaker, she loved to sew and crochet...
Robert Stewart Snell (09/08/10)
Robert Stewart Snell, 47, died Sunday, Sept. 5, 2010. Born in Chicago, he was a son of the late Thaddeus S. Snell and Mary Ward DiDomenico. Robert was a son, a brother, an uncle, a chef, a paramedic and a proud army veteran. His passions for the outdoors, wildlife and hunting ran deep, but not like his enthusiasm for a good sporting event, a good meal and good times with family and friends...
Ina Lorraine Duffle Armour (09/08/10)
Ina Lorraine Duffle Armour died Thursday, Sept. 2, 2010 in Greencastle. Ina was born in Hindsboro, Ill. to Harmon and Grace Duffle on Dec. 20, 1908, making her 101 years, 8 months and 13 days old at the time of death. She attended a one-room schoolhouse in Hindsboro, but traveled with her Grandmother Simpson as chaperone to Indianapolis to attend the Teacher's College of Indianapolis (Madam Blaker's all-girl college). ...
Dorothy M. Wilson (09/08/10)
Dorothy M. Wilson, 89, of Evansville, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 5, 2010, at Cypress Grove Rehabilitation Center. Dorothy was the younger of two daughters born to Ernest and Lizzie (Barnes) Martin of Providence, Ky. She was a talented pianist who toured with several of the "Big Bands" of the Midwest. ...
Ruth Donelson (09/08/10)
Ruth Donelson, formerly of Greencastle, passed away at the age of 100 in Orlando on Sept. 6, 2010. Ruth was born and raised in Indianapolis and graduated from Arsenal Technical High School. She is preceded in death by her husband, Norman (Don). She and her husband were proprietors of Donelson's Pharmacy on the west side of the square for 27 years (1947-1974). ...
Beverly J. Haltom Trumbo (09/08/10)
Beverly J. Haltom Trumbo, 73, Greencastle, formerly of Cloverdale, passed away on Sept. 6, 2010 at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. She was born on Feb. 26, 1937 in Belle Union, and was the daughter of the late Emmett G. and Mary L. (Morgan) Sutherlin...
Susan M. Darby-Cord (09/07/10)
Susan M. Darby-Cord, 58, of Coatesville, passed away Saturday at her residence at Heritage Lake. Born Jan. 13, 1952, she was the daughter of Clifford and Minerva March Darby. She had been a supervisor of claims for Etna Insurance for 26 years, retiring in 2000, and recently had been working in billing at the West Central Conservancy District in Avon the past four years...
Bobby J. Hopkins (09/07/10)
Bobby J. Hopkins, Greencastle, passed away at his rural Putnam County home on Saturday, Sept. 4 in the loving care of his family. He was a former resident and life long dairy farmer in Hamilton County. Born in his home on Sept. 22, 1936 near the small town of Jolietville in Hamilton County, he was the son of Eldeen and Sarah Ellen (Hadley) Hopkins who preceded him in death...
Wanda Louise Francke (09/07/10)
Wanda Louise Francke, 86, or Bloomington, formerly of Greencastle, passed away at Bloomington Hospital on Thursday, Sept. 2, 2010. She was born into the home of Elmer T. Powers and Marie (McCustion) Powers in Shawnee, Okla., on Aug. 28, 1924. Wanda attended Oklahoma A&M and majored in English literature. ...
Helen Gertrude Boler (09/04/10)
Helen Gertrude Boller, 90, of Crawfordsville, formerly of Russellville, died at Hickory Creek at Sunset Thursday, Sept. 2, 2010 in Greencastle. She was born Feb. 19, 1920 to Luther and Bertha Black Anderson in Paris, Ill. She married Charles William Boller on July 16, 1940 in Greencastle, and he died in 1989...
Donald R. Hendrickson (09/03/10)
Donald R. Hendrickson, 53, Greencastle passed away recently. He was born in Indianapolis on April 28, 1957, the son of Leroy and Frances Sturgeon Hendrickson. He worked as a supervisor for Liberty Environmental for 20 years and had worked for Opportunity Housing, Greencastle for the past three years. He was a member of the Greencastle Eagles and had been a volunteer fireman for the Fillmore Fire Department...
Michael Trammell (09/03/10)
Michael Trammell, 54, Greencastle, formerly of Winfield, Tenn., passed away on Aug. 29, 2010. He was born on July 23, 1956 in Indianapolis and was the son of George Oscar and Norma Jean (Bennett) Trammell. He was a laborer in construction. He is survived by his children, Dawn Lacole Trammell and Nathan Michael Scott Trammell and wife Angie; his father, George Oscar Trammell; his sister, Rena Alexander; his brothers, Rick Trammell and wife Bonnie, Tony Trammell and wife Dawn, Terry Trammell and wife Kim and Troy Trammell and wife Debbie and two grandsons.. ...
Bodie Russell Wallace (09/03/10)
Bodie Russell Wallace, 85, of Greencastle, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 2, 2010. He was born on Feb. 10, 1925 in Tompkinsville, Ky., to Lee and Lena Wallace. Bodie is survived by his siblings, James F. Muse and wife Marilee of Bainbridge, Samuel Muse of Indianapolis, John Muse and wife Jackie of Indianapolis, May Hampton and husband Joe of Indianapolis, Martha Garrison of Danville, Nina Fontenot of Indianapolis and Mary Cook of Indianapolis; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins...
Margaret Ann Krampe (09/02/10)
Margaret Ann Krampe, 84, of Greencastle and formerly of Brazil died Aug. 29, 2010 at Putnam County Hospital in Greencastle. She was born April 11, 1924 in Brazil as the daughter of Edward and Theresa Terrell Spugnardi. She graduated from Brazil High School. ...
Michael Trammell (09/02/10)
Michael Trammell, 54, Greencastle, formerly of Winfield, Tenn., passed away on Aug. 29, 2010. He was born on July 23, 1956 in Indianapolis and was the son of George Oscar and Norma Jean (Bennett) Trammell. He was a laborer in construction. He is survived by his children, Dawn Lacole Trammell and Nathan Michael Scott Trammell; his mother, Norma Jean Trammell; his sister, Rena Alexander; his brothers, Rick Trammell and wife Bonnie, Tony Trammell and wife Dawn, Terry Trammell and wife Kim, Troy Trammell and wife Debbie, and two grandsons.. ...
Dallas G. Gooch (09/01/10)
Dallas G. Gooch, 87, of Plainfield and formerly of Greencastle passed away on Aug. 31, 2010. Mr. Gooch was born on June 29, 1923 in Detroit to Clarence Gooch and Dessa Mitchell Gooch. He was a 1941 graduate of Clinton Center High School and a member of Temple Masonic Lodge No. 47, Greencastle VFW Post No. 1550 and American Legion Post No. 58. He served his country in the U.S. Navy during WWII during the Normandy invasion...