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Obituaries from March 2011

Patricia Ann Jordan (03/31/11)
Patricia Ann Jordan, 54, Plainfield, passed away on March 31, 2011 at The Mill Pond Health Campus at Greencastle. She was born on Oct. 18, 1956 in Greencastle and was the daughter of Elmer Lee and Phyllis Ann (Paddock) Bryant. She was employed at PNC Bank in Indianapolis as a technology technician and was a 1975 graduate of South Putnam High School...
Nancy Marie Rice Buck Robertson (03/31/11)
Nancy Marie Rice Buck Robertson, 76, passed away at her home in Nashville, Tenn. on March 12, 2011. She was born Jan. 3, 1935 in Seven Mile Ford, Va. to the late Carl Coleman and Helen Reynolds Rice. Nancy was a 1953 graduate of Virginia High School in Bristol, Va. ...
Eric D. Modesitt (03/31/11)
Eric D. Modesitt, 42, Yorktown Heights, N.Y. died Monday, March 28, 2011 at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York City. He was born Aug. 16, 1968 to Jon F. and Diane Lee Gardner Modesitt in Terre Haute. He received a bachelor's degree and was director of social work at Lincoln Hall at Lincolndale, N.Y...
Malcolm E. Wade (03/30/11)
Malcolm E. Wade, 90, Avon; formerly of Fillmore, passed away on Tuesday, March 29, 2011 at Manor Care Prestwick at Avon. He was born on August 22, 1920 in Fillmore and was the son of the late Murt E. and Lela (Burk) Wade. He was married to Beatrice K. (Deweese) Wade on July 27, 1940 and she survives...
Howard 'Clarke' Hendrich (03/30/11)
Howard "Clarke" Hendrich, 86, Greencastle, passed away on Monday, March 28, 2011. He was born on Nov. 30, 1924 in Putnam County to Charles and Onald Brackney Hendrich. Mr. Hendrich served his country in the Army Air Corps during World War II. Clarke was a lifelong farmer in Putnam County. He was a member of Brick Chapel United Methodist Church, VFW, Scottish Rite and O.E.S...
Howard "Clarke" Hendrich (03/28/11)
Howard "Clarke" Hendrich, 86, Greencastle passed away on Monday, March 28, 2011. He was born on Nov. 30, 1924 in Putnam County to Charles and Onald Brackney Hendrich.
Carter James Evens (03/27/11)
Carter James Evens, 8 months old of Greencastle, passed away on Friday, March 25, 2011. He was born on July 20, 2010 in Greencastle to Brittany N. Schmitz and Drew M. Evens. He was preceded in death by his great-grandfathers, Robert Chadd and Bill Chappel...
James R. Clodfelter (03/25/11)
James R. Clodfelter, 82, Greencastle, passed away on Thursday, March 24, 2011. He was born Feb. 1, 1929 in Putnam County to Hubert Clodfelter and Elizabeth Eggers Clodfelter. Mr. Clodfelter was a graduate of Clinton Center High School. He had been employed at Kingan Meat Packing Company, Omar bakery and retired from the Indiana Department of Transportation with 28 1/2 years of service...
Hattie Daythel Poe (03/25/11)
Hattie Daythel Poe, 91, Cloverdale; formerly of Greencastle, passed away on March 25, 2011 at The Waters of Greencastle. She was born on Dec. 20, 1919 in Parke County and was the youngest of eight children of the late Albert and Rose (Lancaster) Thompson...
Virginia B. Anderson (03/25/11)
Virginia B. Anderson, 80, of Greencastle passed away on Friday, March 25, 2011. She was born on March 25, 1931 in Greencastle. Surviving are her husband of 61 years, James F. Anderson; a son, Bob Anderson of Greencastle; a brother, Abraham Lewis and wife, Mabel of Greencastle; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews...
William E. Mugg (03/25/11)
William Edward Mugg, 80, Fairview, Mont., died at his home on Tuesday, March 22, 2011. He was born April 18, 1930 to parents Theory and Garnet (Chrisenberry) Mugg in Cloverdale. He grew up in Indiana graduating from Quincy High School with the class of 1949. After graduation he joined the United States Air Force where he served until 1953. He married Grace Thomas while in the Air Force and had five children. They later divorced...
Harold Ernest Reynolds (03/24/11)
Harold Ernest Reynolds, 81, Brazil, died Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at Cloverleaf Healthcare in Knightsville. He was born Nov. 10, 1929 in Vigo County, the son of Harold Reynolds Sr. and Doris Walton Reynolds. He was married to Joan Stone and she preceded him in death. ...
Joyce Ann Coffman (03/23/11)
Mary Lucille Littrel Constantino (03/22/11)
Mary Lucille Littrell Constantino, 75, Indianapolis went home to her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Monday, March 21, 2011. Mary was born on May 19, 1935, to the late Lawrence Littrell and Susan Elizabeth Pierce Littrell of Greencastle. Mary was a woman of love, compassion, faith and integrity. She was known for her generosity, strong faith and beauty inside and out. She enjoyed her family, traveling, shopping, the news, getting her hair done and conversing on her cell phone...
E. Carlee Evans (03/21/11)
E. Carlee Evans, 92, Brazil, died Saturday, March 19, 2011at her residence following a brief illness. She was born Oct. 6, 1918 in Harmony, the daughter of Altha and Pearl May (Stevens) Modesitt. Carlee graduated from Royal Beauty Academy in Indianapolis. She worked for a brief time in Indianapolis, as a beauty operator. Following the passing of her husband Richard Evans, she moved to Brazil to be closer to her family...
Patricia Rose Ewing (03/21/11)
Patricia Rose Ewing, 81, Greencastle, passed away on Saturday, March 19, 2011. She was born on Nov. 12, 1929 in Brazil to Harold R. Hoopingarner and Donita Rose Summers Hoopingarner. Mrs. Ewing was a longtime secretary at DePauw University and was a member of the VFW Auxiliary, American Legion Auxiliary and Putnam County Coin Club...
Colleen B. Parker (03/20/11)
Colleen B. Parker, 89, Cloverdale, passed away on March 20, 2011 at The Mill Pond Health Campus, Greencastle. She was born on June 1, 1921 in Hendricks County, Indiana and was the daughter of the late Charles W. and Mamie L. (Dobbins) Bockius. She was married to Walter Harrison Parker on Nov. ...
James Lee Frost (03/18/11)
Mr. James Lee Frost, 56, passed away unexpectedly at his residence. He was born on Aug. 26, 1954 in Greencastle, the son of Norman Albert and Thyra Fay (Lucart) Frost. James was a 1972 graduate of Greencastle High School. He had been employed as a tool and die maker at Lobdell-Emory (aka Oxford Automotive and Greencastle Manufacturing) for 33 years. ...
Nellie Elizabeth Morlan Chavis (03/18/11)
Nellie Elizabeth Morlan Chavis, 96, Rockville, died at 4 a.m. Friday, March 18, 2011 at the Rockville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born Aug. 12, 1914 in Parke County to the late Issac W. Morlan and Katheryn Miller Morlan. She was a homemaker and had been employed at the curtain factory in Greencastle. She was a member of Otterbein United Methodist Church in Bellmore. She was a 1933 graduate of Bridgeton High School...
Pamela Ann Canellas (03/18/11)
Pamela Ann Canellas, 62, Butlerville, formerly of Indianapolis, passed away on March 16, 2011 at her residence. She was born on Nov. 15, 1948 in Indianapolis and was the daughter of Richard and Betty Lou (Moran) Medcalf. She was a member of the Emmaus Lutheran Church, Indianapolis, graduate of Manual High School, Indianapolis, former Assistant Auditor for Jennings County and was a Life Member of the Muzzle Loaders Association...
F. Leon Buis (03/17/11)
F. Leon Buis was born Oct. 8, 1917 to Roy C. and Mabel McAnnich Buis and was one of eight children. He graduated from Belle Union High School in 1935 and served as a Top Sergeant in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was drafted in February 1941 and was sent to Iceland and went on to France and Germany, taking part in the Battle of the Bulge. In August 1945, Leon earned enough points to come home...
Russell E. Buis (03/15/11)
Mr. Russell Eddie Buis, 85, Plainfield, formerly of Greencastle, passed away Monday, March 14, 2011 at the Yellow Rose Hospice at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Born July 15, 1925 in Greencastle, he was the son of Eddie H. and Rachael (Albin) Buis and a 1943 graduate of Greencastle High School. He married Alberta (Bollock) Buis on March 31, 1948 and she survives...
Bobby Ray Stringer Sr. (03/14/11)
Bobby Ray Stringer Sr., 68, Terre Haute, passed away Wednesday, March 9, 2011 in Union Hospital. Bobby was born October 2, 1942 in Greencastle to Anna and Lowell Stringer. He was retired from Bemis Bag Incorporated after 37 years. He was a member of the Eagles for many years...
Mildred Jean Thomas (03/14/11)
Mildred Jean Thomas, 86, Terre Haute, died at her home in Westminster Village on Saturday, March 12, 2011. She was born July 27, 1924 in Terre Haute to William Ernest Armpriester and Lavina (Larkins) Armpriester. Jean, as she was better known, graduated from Wiley High School. ...
Clifford R. Lowry (03/13/11)
Clifford R. Lowry, 80, Cloverdale, passed away on Friday, March 11, 2011 in Greencastle. He was born on Oct. 10, 1930 in Reelsville and was the son of the late Harvey and Blanche (Terrill) Lowry. He was married to Christine L. (Rosser) Lowry on Oct. 6, 1981 and she survives. He is also survived by his children Sandra Taylor and husband Albert, Greenfield, Steven Straub and wife Debbie, Byron Lowry and Jay Lowry; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren...
Doris Ray (03/13/11)
Doris Ray, 94, Clay County, died Saturday, March 12, 2011 at 5:23 a.m. at the Cloverleaf Healthcare Facility. She had been a resident there for several years. She was born March 7, 1917 in Clay County, the daughter of Clarence "C.A." Downs and Bertha Danberry Downs...
Nancy Ann Stringer (03/13/11)
Nancy Ann Stringer, 70, Greencastle, passed away on Sunday, March 13, 2011. She was born on May 14, 1940 in Greencastle to Ernest Flint and Mildred Baird Flint. Mrs. Stringer was a 1958 graduate of Greencastle High School. She was a member of Cornerstone Baptist Church and the Order of Eastern Star no. 255. Nancy retired from DePauw Food Services after many years of service...
Todd Russell Leeson (03/13/11)
Todd Russell Leeson, 39, Greencastle, passed away on Thursday March 10, 2011. Todd was born on May 25, 1971 in Weirton, W.Va. to Glenn Russell Leeson and Karen K. Rosnick Leeson. Todd was a graduate of Weir High School and Northwestern Auto College in Lima, Ohio. He was employed by Crown Equipment Company for the past 17 years. Todd attended New Life Baptist Church in Greencastle...
David G. Randall (03/12/11)
David G. Randall, 84, Mooresville, passed away on Nov. 14, 2010 at Cape Cod, Mass. He was a brilliant engineer with multiple patents that are still in place with Pratt & Whitney in Connecticut. He moved to Indiana from Connecticut approximately 30 years ago and never looked back...
Robert A. "Bob"York, Sr. (03/12/11)
Robert A. "Bob" York Sr., 70, Greencastle, passed away on Friday, March 11, 2011. He was born June 18, 1940 in Greencastle to Raymond Nile York and Mildred O'Neal York. Bob was a 1958 graduate of Greencastle High School and was the founder and Chairman of the York Automotive Group...
Mary Margaret Giesen (03/11/11)
Mary Margaret Giesen, 80, Greencastle, passed away Tuesday, March 8, 2011 at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis. She was born in Milwaukee on Nov. 21, 1930, the daughter of Edward and Margaret Molitor. She had worked in the catalogue dept. at Sears for three years and in sales at Dillard's Department Store for six years and had been a homemaker and mother. She was a member of Peace Lutheran Church, L.W.M.L. and the V.F.W. Ladies Auxillary...
Fred "Rick" Robinson (03/09/11)
Fred "Rick" Robinson, 54, Centerton, died March 7, 2011. Fred was born Dec. 30, 1956, in Morgan County. Fred attended Martinsville High School before enlisting in the United States Navy. Most recently he had been a truck driver for Midland Co-Op and prior to, he was a transport officer for the RDC in Plainfield. ...
Virgil Amos Landes (03/07/11)
Virgil Amos Landes, 87, of Reelsville, passed away March 5, 2011 following a brief illness. He was born in Putnam County Sept. 17, 1923 the son of John Henry and Mamie Alice (Girton) Landes. He was the youngest of nine children. His father was killed in a mining accident when Virgil was six weeks old...
H. William "Bill" Voltmer (03/07/11)
Mr. H. William "Bill" Voltmer, 77, of Greencastle, passed away Saturday, March 5, 2011 at Wishard Health Center in Indianapolis. Born March 18, 1933 in Greencastle, he was the son of Harry W. and Marga (Bruning) Voltmer. The valedictorian of the Greencastle High School graduating "Class of 1950," he attended DePauw University for two years...
Betty J. Thomas (03/07/11)
Betty J. Thomas, 86, Cloverdale, formerly of Mooresville, passed away on March 5, 2011, at the Danville Regional Rehabilitation Center. She was born on Feb. 27, 1925 in Bloomington and was the daughter of the late Arthur and Gladys V. (Butcher) Moore...
Hester Mary I. Rissler (03/07/11)
Hester Mary I. Rissler, 92, long-time resident of Putnam and Clay counties, died Thursday, March 3. Mrs. Rissler was born in Putnam County and is the daughter of John W. and Mary E. (Muncie) Blair. She graduated from Reelsville High School and was a member of New Winchester Baptist Church...
Dian L. Foster (03/07/11)
Dian L. Foster, 66, of Port Charlotte, Fla. died on March 2, 2011 at her residence. She was born on Aug. 31, 1944 in Three Oaks, Mich., and came to Port Charlotte from Santa Maria, Calif. in 1995. Dian was an office manager for Pine Valley Country Club, located in Fort Wayne and she was of the Lutheran faith...
Robert P. Hansen (03/05/11)
Robert P. Hansen passed away on Thursday, March 3, 2011. He was born on April 14, 1937 in Tuscola, Ill. to Harry Hansen and Lurene Hood Hansen. He moved to Indiana at age 12 and graduated from Bainbridge High School in 1955. Mr. Hansen retired from Allison Transmission on Jan. 1, 1989...
Jerry D. Cloncs (03/04/11)
Jerry D. Cloncs, 74, Crawfordsville, passed away Thursday evening at his home. Mr. Cloncs was a member of the Ben Hur Car Club, the Eagles and attended Connection Point Christian Church in Brownsburg. He retired from R.R. Donnelley after 42 years of service. He was a graduate of North Salem High School...
Patsy J. Harvey (03/03/11)
Patsy J. Harvey, 72, Greencastle; formerly of Cloverdale, passed away on Thursday, March 2, 2011 in Greencastle. She was born April 5, 1938 in Vigo County and was the daughter of Vernon Morris and Henrietta (Cottrell) Wilkinson. She was married to Clarence Junior Harvey on Nov. 6, 1959 and he preceded her in death on April 6, 2002. She was a homemaker and had been employed at P. R. Mallory in Greencastle. She was a member of the First Assembly of God at Greencastle...
Daniel Allen Warren (03/03/11)
Daniel Allen Warren, 57, Bainbridge, died Wednesday, March 2, 2011 in Hendricks Regional Hospital. He was born June 28, 1953 in Lebanon, the son of James Lloyd and Carrie Gordon Warren. He married Debra Hendricks on Dec. 28, 1998, and she survives. He worked as a stonemason. He was a member of UAW...
Jamie Lynn Troutman (03/02/11)
Mrs. Jamie Lynn Troutman, 44, Greencastle, passed away Tuesday, March 1, 2011 at her residence. Born March 3, 1966 in Greencastle, she was the daughter of James and Karen (Coffman) Pittsenbarger. Jamie had been a homemaker. She married Stephen C. Troutman on Aug. 1, 1999 and he survives...
Dorothy L. Veach (03/02/11)
Mrs. Dorothy L. Veach, 88, Bainbridge, passed away Monday, Feb. 28, 2011 at Sunrise at Old Meridian Senior Living Center. Born June 19, 1922 in Greencastle, she was the daughter of Thomas and Ruth Irene (Lawson) Shuck. She was a 1940 graduate of Greencastle High School. She married Dr. Richard L. Veach on April 24, 1943, sharing 65 years together, he preceded her in death on Aug. 19, 2008...
William Frank Killion (03/01/11)
William Frank Killion, 86, of Reelsville passed away on Monday, Feb. 28, 2011. He was born on July 26, 1924 in Brazil to Joseph Frank Killion and Tressie Maxine Ogle Killion. He was a graduate of Brazil High School class of 1941 and attended Bowling Green College...
Kenneth Russell Spencer (03/01/11)
Kenneth Russell Spencer, 84, Terre Haute, passed away Monday, Feb. 28, 2010 at Springhill Village. He was born Oct. 25, 1926 in Louisville, Ky., to Russell and Eugenia (Westerman) Spencer. After graduation from Valley High School in Kentucky, he served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. On completion of technical school, he started his career at IBM in 1951 and retired in 1987...