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Obituaries from November 2010

John Fields (11/28/10)
John Lavern Fields was born May 21, 1938 in Williamsport, Pa. He passed from this life on Friday, Nov. 26, 2010. Surviving is his wife Betty (Baker) Fields. Also surviving are their children, Debra (husband Larry Smith) of Pennsylvania, Diane (husband Clay Begley) of Kentucky, and David (wife Wanda) of Indiana; grandchildren Nicole and Rebecca Smith, Danielle and Jonathon Fields; great-grandchildren, Kayce, Liam, Kendall, Carlee and Joshua...
Betty Blue (11/28/10)
After a hard battle with cancer, Betty E. Blue, 57, passed away peacefully at her home in Greencastle on Saturday, Nov. 27, 2010. Betty was born in Vermillion County on April 5, 1953 and was the daughter of Mary Doris Mishler (Blacketer) and the late Ernest Richard Mishler. She was a 1971 graduate of Greencastle High School...
Donna Adams (11/28/10)
Donna Lu Adams, 72, of Greencastle passed away Saturday, Nov. 27, 2010 at Hendricks Regional Health in Danville. Born Dec. 28, 1937 in Beech Grove, she was the daughter of Milton and Maria Hoffman. She had attended Greencastle High School. She married William A. Adams, and he preceded her in death...
Susan M. Stout (11/26/10)
Susan M. Stout, 78, of Greencastle, died Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010 at her residence. She was born March 11, 1932 in Acorn, K. daughter of the late William E. and Dolly Ann Hargis Whitaker. She married Wesley Stout III on Aug. 20, 1976. He preceded her in death. She attended the Church of God and was a homemaker...
Carl F. Dickerson Jr. (11/26/10)
Carl F. Dickerson Jr., 79, Stilesville, died Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2010 of S.A.D. (standard American diet) at Hendricks Regional Health in Danville. Mr. Dickerson was born Feb. 18, 1931 in Fairmount to Carl f. and Florence Murray Dickerson Sr. He was a Christian by faith and served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was a sales representative for the John Birch Society for nine years, retiring in 1981...
Albert R. Wood (11/24/10)
Albert R. Wood, 88, of Fillmore, passed away on Monday, Nov. 22, 2010. He was born on Dec. 30, 1921 in Hendricks County to Samuel R. Wood and Elizabeth "Axie" Jaragin Wood. Albert served his country during World War II in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Stanly in Pearl Harbor. ...
Marguerite 'Maggie' Louise Richard (11/24/10)
Marguerite 'Maggie' Louise Richard, 80, of Clayton, died Nov. 22, 2010 in Yellow Rose Hospice Unit at Methodist Hospital. She was born March 19, 1930 in Greencastle. Maggie was raised by Rueben and Margaret (cooper) Cain. She married Charles "Charlie" Richard Nov. 20, 1971, and he survives...
David Bradley Allen (11/22/10)
David Bradley Allen, 29, of Lebanon, died Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010 in Clay County. He was born July 29, 1981 to parents David and Lisa White Allen. He married Amanda Wright on April 19, 2007, and she survives. A diesel mechanic, he was a member of the Lighthouse Baptist Church in Lebanon and loved hunting, fishing and outdoor activities...
Kenneth W. Ferrell Jr. (11/20/10)
Kenneth W. Ferrell Jr., 53, of Putnam County passed away on Nov. 17, 2010 following a long battle with C.O.P.D. Kenny was born May 8, 1957, in Franklin the son of Kenneth Wayne Ferrell Sr. and Mary Jo (Schaffer) Ferrell. Kenny was a talented mechanic. ...
Jeanne Victoria Bendel (11/19/10)
Jeanne Victoria (Allen) (Delgado) Bendel, 59, of Indianapolis, formerly of Reelsville, died Nov. 12, 2010. She delivered the Trader Paper for many years in the Central Indiana area. Jeanne was born March 8, 1951 the daughter of Noah W. and Muriel E. (Eaton) Allen...
Walter Michael Class III (11/18/10)
Walter Michael Class III, 63, died Monday, Nov. 15, 2010. He was born Oct. 30, 1947. Walter leaves behind his loving wife, Katherine Hoene; mother, Violet (Martin) Class; two sons, Walter Michael Class IV and daughter-in-law Jennifer of St. Cloud, Fla. ...
Candance Kane Kersey (11/18/10)
Candance Kane Kersey died Aug. 12, 2010 in Ocala, Fla. She was born on April 26, 1952 in Miami Beach, Fla. Candy was a caregiver for 10 years with Peace of Mind. She never met a stranger. She is survived by her beloved husband of 22 years, Ray E. Kersey of Ocala; father William Kane of Winter Haven, Fla.; sister, Dawn Wood-Lewis of Del Ray Beach, Fla; and nephew, John...
Roland L. 'Weed' Truesdale (11/18/10)
Roland L. "Weed" Truesdale, 76 of Terre Haute, passed away Nov. 17, 2010 at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. He was born June 15, 1934 in Greencastle, the son of Harold and Jessie Gentry Truesdale. He worked as a custodian for DePauw University for many years...
James Perry (11/17/10)
James Henry "Pop" Perry, 82, of Waveland died at his home on Monday, Nov.15, 2010 at 12:40 a.m. with his wife and family around him. Pop was a farmer most of his life. He worked as an Omar Man for 1 years, and worked for Ed McGaughey on the farm for 20 years...
Charles Jenkins (11/17/10)
Charles M. "Charlie" Jenkins, 84, of Greencastle passed away on Sunday, Nov. 14, 2010. He was born on Dec. 3, 1925 in Avon to Charles Lester Jenkins and Mary Edith Clark Jenkins. He was a 1944 graduate of Fillmore High School and served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II...
William Harvey Aker Jr. (11/15/10)
William Harvey Aker Jr., 82, Reelsville, passed away Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010 at Exceptional Living Center in Brazil. Born Oct. 4,1928 in Putnam County, he was the son of William Harvey Aker and Gertrude Aker. After graduating Reelsville High School he entered the Army during World War II. William married Marilyn (Jones) on Oct. 8, 1949...
Helen P. Kaiser (11/15/10)
Helen P. Kaiser, 89 Plainfield, passed away Nov. 12, 2010 in Hendricks Regional Health in Danville. Born Dec. 6, 1920 in Shelbyville, she was the daughter of Wilbur and Katherine Klose Ray. Helen married Harold L. Kaiser, and he preceded her in death in 1989...
Alva Richard Carney Jr. (11/13/10)
Alva (Al) Richard Carney Jr., 77, passed away early Nov. 11, 2010, peacefully with his wife by his side. Al was born Dec. 2, 1932, to Alva and Edna Julia Carney. They and his brothers, Leon and Harold, and sisters, Mildred and Paulene, all preceded him in death...
Donald Allen Borer (11/12/10)
Donald Allen Borer, 68, of Shamokin, Pa. passed away Nov. 7, 2010. He was born Nov. 8, 1941 in Tiffin, Ohio to Raymond Borer and Suzanna (Binder) Borer. He served in the United States Army for 26 years, 10 months and 20 days and was discharged as a master sergeant. ...
Sonia Ann Jones (11/12/10)
Sonia Ann Jones, 28, Cloverdale, passed away on Nov. 9, 2010 in Indianapolis. She was born on April 2, 1982 in Indianapolis and was the daughter of Mac and Mable [Carpenter] Spears. She was married to Jesse R. Jones and he survives. In addition to her parents, she is also survived by her sister Ann Bellmore and Mike Lanham; brother Art Spears; maternal grandmother Margaret Carpenter; father-in-law and mother-in-law Richard D. ...
Judith E. 'Judi' Cook (11/12/10)
Judith E. "Judi" Cook, 66, Reelsville, passed away Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010 at the Indiana University Medical Center in Indianapolis. Born March 8, 1944 in Greencastle, she was the daughter of Charles G. "Bill" & M. Louise (Shaner) York. She was a graduate of Reelsville High School. She married R. Daniel "Dan" Cook on June 24, 1961, and he survives...
Mary E. Moore (11/12/10)
Mary E. Moore, 85, of Brazil, passed away, Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2010 following a seven-month illness. She had been a resident at Cloverleaf Health Care for the last 10 days. She was born April 7, 1925 the daughter of Louis and Ada (Cagle) Joyner. Mary graduated from Staunton High School with the class of 1943. She married David Beryl Moore Dec. 12, 1948; he preceded her in death July 30, 2005. She was a devoted and loving farm wife, mother and grandmother...
Mildred L. Neese (11/12/10)
Mildred L. Neese, 95, Danville, Ill., formerly of Poland and Cloverdale, passed away on Nov. 10, 2010 at Danville, Ill. She was born on May 27, 1915 in Clay County and was the daughter of the late Charles and Nellie [Mauer] Butterman. She was married to Dennis Edwin Neese on Nov. 25, 1932, and he preceded her in death on March 15, 1982...
Roy Hassler (11/10/10)
Mr. Roy Hassler, 74, Reelsville, passed away Saturday, Nov. 6, 2010 at the Mill Pond Health campus. Born Dec. 15, 1935 in Brazil, he was the son of Roy and Gladys (Jessup) Hassler. He married Patricia (McGuire) Hassler on Feb. 16, 1971, and she preceded him in death on April 17, 2000...
Michael S. Schanke (11/10/10)
Michael S. Schanke, 40, Brownsburg, died Nov. 7, 2010. He was a graduate of Shippensburg University Pennsylvania and a member of Phi Theta Kappa. He had been the information technology manager for Co-Alliance for 15 years. Survivors include his loving wife Diana Schanke, children Chase Michael Schanke, Stephanie Lynn Shelp and John Thomas Shelp; parents Stephen and Karen Schanke; brother Robert (Cindy) Schanke; and nieces Noella and Julianne Schanke...
Howard Cleo Summers (11/10/10)
Howard Cleo Summers, 94, died at 10:31 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, 2010 at Autumn Glen in Greencastle. He was born Dec. 12, 1915 in Parke County as the son of Oscar and Vallie Mitchell Summers. He left school to begin working in the family coal business. Howard married Frances Mercer on Feb. 24, 1940 in Brazil. Together, they farmed and raised Shorthorn cattle in Clay and Parke counties until he was 92...
William C. Vaughn III (11/10/10)
The Honorable William C. Vaughn III died Nov. 6. He served as both a county and a circuit court judge for the State of Indiana until 1992. Bill then became a United States Administrative Law Judge, retiring in 2006. He served in the U.S. Navy as a jet pilot, retiring as a captain in 1990...
Bessie J. Fellows (11/09/10)
Bessie J. Fellows, 87, Reelsville, passed away on Nov. 7, 2010 at The Waters in Greencastle. She was born on Jan. 5, 1923 in Putnam County and was the daughter of the late Joseph McDaniel and Media MaDonna (Allee) Sanders. On Jan. 17, 1940 she married Douglas W. Fellows, and he preceded her in death on Sept. 9, 1979...
Robertha Wathen (11/08/10)
Robertha Wathen went to be with the Lord on Sunday, Oct. 31, 2010. She was 84 years of age at the time of her death. She was born on May 22, 1926 in Indianapolis to Bernice and Albert Davis. She had one sibling, Albert Davis Jr. Mrs. Wathen married Austin Clifford Wathen Sr. and from that union there were two sons, Roger Lee and Austin Clifford Jr...
Barbara L Fraizer (11/06/10)
Barbara L. Fraizer, 78, Cloverdale, passed away on November 4, 2010 at the Putnam County Hospital. She was born in Putnam County on May 21, 1932 and was the daughter of the late Fred Herman and Pearl Estella (Offenbacker) Day. She was a member of the Millgrove United Methodist Church and was an activity director in nursing homes...
Edgar Franklin Bennington (11/03/10)
Edgar Franklin Bennington, 94, Greencastle, formerly of Roachdale, passed away at Hendricks Regional Health Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010. He was born on Dec. 1, 1915 in North Salem to William and Nancy Runyan Bennington. He was raised by his stepmother Arminta Walker Bennington from the age of three...
William J. Cingo (11/03/10)
William J. Cingo, 84, Cloverdale, formerly of Indianapolis, passed away Saturday, Oct. 30, 2010 in Indianapolis. He was born Sept. 17, 1926 in Cleveland and was the son of John and Constance (Gudlevski) Cingo. He was an Army Veteran of World War II and retired from Indiana Bell (AT&T) after 33 years. He was a lifelong member of the Communications Workers of America...
Arvina J. MacDonald Davis (11/03/10)
Arvina J. MacDonald Davis, 79, of Coatesville, passed away Monday, Nov. 1, 2010. She was employed as a sales representative at Walmart. She had previously served as a manager for International Magazine Service for 30 years. She is survived by daughter Becky (Drew) Pearson; sons David (Susie) MacDonald, Larry (Val) MacDonald and Timothy (Brenda) MacDonald; sister Lucille Smoot; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild...
Evelyn Pearl West (11/03/10)
Evelyn Pearl West, 96, Sandusky, Mich., formerly of Fillmore, passed away Saturday, Oct. 30, 2010 at her residence. She was born Dec. 23, 1913 in Greencastle to Ernest and Myrtle Long Rushton. Evelyn had been a homemaker. She is survived by her daughter Sherry Thomas (Craig) of Sandusky, grandchildren Ryan Thomas and Dawne Thomas and brother Ray Rushton...
James E. Anderson Sr. (11/01/10)
James E. Anderson Sr., 60, of Cloverdale, passed away on Friday, Oct. 29, 2010 in Cloverdale. He was born on April 17, 1950 in Greencastle and was the son of James Fredrick and Virginia Beulah (Lewis) Anderson. He was married to Gaye Haulk and she survives. ...
Dallas James Smith (11/01/10)
Mr. Dallas James Smith, 70, of Greencastle, passed away Saturday, Oct. 30, 2010 at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Born Aug. 13, 1940 in Indianapolis, he was the son of Robert LeRoy and Freida (Arbuckle) Smith. He married Carolyn S. (Snyder) Smith on Aug. 22, 1959, and she survives...
Clara O. Wilbur (11/01/10)
Mrs. Clara O. Wilbur, 77, of Greencastle, passed away Saturday, Oct. 30, 2010 at Hickory Creek at Sunset. Born April 16, 1933 in Greencastle, she was the daughter of Jesse and Irene (Gleason) Richardson. She was a graduate of Greencastle High School...