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Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014

Obituaries from July 2012

Betty Alderfer Earl (07/30/12)
Betty Alderfer Earl, 87, died Friday, July 20, 2012 in Bonita Springs, Florida. Formerly of Greencastle, Betty had resided in Florida for the last 24 years. She was born in Elkhart County, Ind., and graduated from John Adams High School in South Bend...
Deanna Jean Monnett (07/29/12)
Deanna Jean Monnett, 68, of Cloverdale, passed away on Saturday, July 28, 2012. She was born on Oct. 29, 1943 in Greencastle to Lewis W. Case and Lois Eileen Laudig Case. Deanna was a graduate of St. Vincent School of Nursing and had worked at Dr. Ernst's office until he retired from practice. She then was employed at Putnam County Hospital as an emergency room nurse...
Marilyn J. Husted (07/29/12)
Marilyn J. Husted, 77, of Cloverdale, passed away on Saturday, July 28, 2012. She was born on Nov. 6, 1934 in Beech Grove to Leonard E. Gebhart and Lokeel Emerich Gebhart. Marilyn attended Franklin Township High School in Wanamaker and had been employed at Western Auto and Bob Evans in Indianapolis, and most importantly, she was a mother and homemaker...
Lawrance J. 'Larry' Myers Sr. (07/27/12)
Lawrance J. "Larry" Myers Sr., 52, of Greencastle, passed away on Thursday, July 26, 2012. He was born on March 2, 1960 in El Paso, Texas, to Paul R. Myers and Theresa L. Campos Myers. Larry served his country in the U.S. Army, and had been employed at Heartland Automotive and Lear Corp...
Ernest G. Gilman (07/25/12)
Ernest "Ernie" G. Gilman, age 79, died at 3:55 a.m. Monday, July 23, 2012 at Decatur (Ill.) Memorial Hospital. Ernest Gilman was born Nov. 15, 1932 in Reelsville, the son of Charles Wesley and Helen Louise (Beaman) Gilman. He graduated from Reelsville High School...
Esther B. Yater (07/25/12)
Esther B. Yater, 93, Poland, passed away on Tuesday, July 24, 2012, in Greencastle. She was born on Nov. 16, 1918 in Fairmount, Ind., and was daughter of the late David and Madeline (McKain) Bowman. She was married to Morris C. Yater, and he preceded her in death...
Mary Jane Wilson (07/25/12)
Mary Jane Wilson, 70, of Clay City, died Thursday, July 19, 2012 at her home unexpectedly. She was born Oct. 24, 1941 in Clay County, the daughter of Alfred and Grace Cooper. Following her birth and her parents' untimely death, she was adopted to Clyde and Ruby Wilson...
Steve Overbay Jr. (07/22/12)
Steve Overbay Jr., 74, of Roachdale, died Saturday, July 21, 2012 in Veterans Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born Sept. 16, 1937 in London, Ky. to Steve and Eliza Brummett Overbay. He was a U.S. Army Veteran. He married Greta Ray on March 26, 1958 in Jelico, Tenn...
Charles O. Tomaw (07/22/12)
Charles O. Tomaw, 60, of Greencastle, passed away on Saturday, July 21, 2012. He was born on July 8, 1952 in Paris, Ill., to Wayne Tomaw and Lois Claypool Tomaw. Charlie was a graduate of Shiloh, Ill., High School and Lakeland Junior College, where he received an agriculture business degree...
Annis M. Robinson (07/22/12)
Annis M. Robinson, 90, of Fillmore, went peacefully to be with her Lord on Thursday July 19, 2012 in her residence. Born Jan. 7, 1922 in Putnam County, she was the daughter of Earl D. Varvel and Ethel (Smith) Varvel. She married Curtis H. Robinson, and he preceded her...
Sharon M. Berquist (07/20/12)
Sharon M. Berquist, 77, of Cloverdale, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 17, 2012 in Cloverdale. Sharon was a former longtime Portage resident and registered nurse. She had been employed at St. Mary Medical Center in Hobart and Dr. Penn's office in Lake Station for many years...
Annis Robinson (07/20/12)
Annis Robinson, 90, of Fillmore, passed away Thursday, July 19, 2012 at her daughter's residence. Arrangements are pending at Bousley-Hays Funeral Home, Coatesville.
Carolyn Ann Thomas (07/19/12)
Carolyn Ann (Ready) Thomas, 68, of Nashville, Tenn., and formerly of Grosse Pointe, Mich., died Wednesday, July 18, 2012 at Alive Hospice in Nashville following an extended illness. Carolyn was born July 19, 1943 in Indianapolis, the daughter of William and Mary (McKeon) Ready...
Mary Louise Lindsey Denger (07/18/12)
Mary Louise Lindsey Denger, 78, Poland, passed away on Wednesday, July 18, 2012 in Indianapolis. She was born Oct. 5, 1933 in Indianapolis, and was the daughter of the late George F. and Mary May (Walsh) Kehl. She was a retired nurse. She attended the Bible Baptist Church, Millgrove and the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, Greencastle...
Darrell L. Moore (07/18/12)
Darrell L. Moore, 54, of Cloverdale, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, July 17, 2012 at Danville Regional Rehabilitation. Darrell was born April 8, 1958, the son of the late Carl G. and Ruby (Plumlee) Moore. Darrell was a retired mechanic and also worked for F.B. Distro distribution center in Greencastle...
H. Fern Porter (07/18/12)
H. Fern Porter, 91, Elnora, Ind., passed away on Monday, July 16, 2012 at Emerald House Assisted Living. She was born Nov. 11, 1920 in Shiloh, Ind., the daughter of Herschal Ray and Lois (Grover) Byrer. She married John W. Porter on Dec. 10, 1938, and he preceded her in death...
Willard L. Steagall (07/17/12)
Willard L. Steagall, 94, of Coatesville, passed away July 17, 2012 at his residence. He was born on Oct. 29, 1917 in Cranston, Ky., the son of Robert and Hannah Quisenberry Steagall. He had worked as a plant worker for Dow Chemical, formerly Pittman-Moore, for 41 years before his retirement...
Eugene F. Sawyer (07/16/12)
Eugene Frederick Sawyer, age 83, of Greencastle, passed away on Sunday, July 15, 2012 at the Putnam County Hospital. Born Jan. 3, 1929 in Brazil, he was the son of Fred F. and Jean (MacDonald) Sawyer and was a 1947 graduate of Brazil High School. He married Dorothy Jean Endicott on Aug. 27, 1955 and she survives...
Melissa D. 'Missy' Chadd (07/15/12)
Melissa D. "Missy" Chadd, 47, of Greencastle passed away on Thursday, July 12, 2012. She was born on July 17, 1964 in Greencastle to William R. Pettit and Teletha M. Overshiner Pettit. Missy was a 1982 graduate of Greencastle High School and had been employed at F.B. Distro for 23 years...
Garold Lee Paris (07/12/12)
Garold Lee Paris, 60, Quincy, passed away on Wednesday, July 11, 2012 at Bloomington Hospital. Born April 29, 1952 in Indianapolis, he was the son of Clyde Lee and Ruth I. (Prentice) Paris. He was married to Sherry Ann Dean on Sept. 10, 1977, and she survives...
Marcella I. 'Sally' Patterson Stewart (07/13/12)
Marcella I. "Sally" Patterson Stewart, 92, of Greencastle, passed away on Thursday, July 12, 2012 at Asbury Towers. Born December 25, 1919 in Greencastle, she was the daughter of John L. and Opal O. (Grimes) Patterson and was a graduate of Greencastle High School. She married Roy Stewart on May 13, 1944 and he preceded her in death on April 3, 2009...
Michael Lee Fisher (07/11/12)
Michael Lee Fisher, 49 Clayton, passed away Tuesday, July 10, 2012 in St. Vincent Heart Center, Indianapolis. Born June 22, 1963 in Danville, he wais the son of Buddy L. and Mary Lou Thorpe Fisher. A 1981 graduate of Cascade High School, he then received certificates for electronic and TV repair from ITT Tech...
Myrtle Cundiff (07/09/12)
Myrtle Cundiff, 91, of Greencastle, passed away on Monday, July 9, 2012 at The Waters of Greencastle. Born Feb. 26, 1921 in Yosemite, Ky., she was the daughter of Ira and Maud (Pike) Randolph. She was a 1939 graduate of Middleburg Kentucky High School...
Lorin T. Bowman (07/08/12)
Lorin T. Bowman, 81, Greencastle, formerly of Cloverdale, passed away on Sunday, July 8, 2012 at his residence. He was born on April 20, 1931 in Owen County, and was the son of the late John and Myrtle Viola (Routt) Bowman. Lorin married Marjorie Pearl (Williams) Bowman on April 10, 1952, and she survives. They were married for 60 years...
Carol Joann Koenig (07/06/12)
Carol Joann Koenig, age 77, of Greencastle, passed away on Friday, July 6, 2012 at Putnam County Hospital. Funeral services will be conducted at 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 11 at Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home, Greencastle, with Pastor Donnie Watson officiating...
V. Irene Hester (07/06/12)
Mrs. V. Irene Hester, 93, Lapland/Parkersburg, passed away Friday, July 6, 2012 at 2:05 a.m. at Hickory Creek Nursing Home. She was born May 27, 1919, in Lapland to Frank and Julia (Mangus) Crowe. She married Albert H. Hester on Nov. 4, 1936 in Montgomery County. He preceded her in death Nov. 1, 1997...
Joanne Crosby Miller (07/04/12)
Joanne Crosby Miller, 80, passed away Tuesday, July 3, 2012. Joanne was born June 26, 1932 to Claude and Dorothy Wright Crosby. They preceded her in death. Joanne graduated from Roachdale High School. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Indiana University and a master's degree from Butler University...
Wilford Dale Niece (07/04/12)
Wilford Dale Niece, 75, of Greencastle, passed away July 2, 2012 at The Waters of Greencastle. Born May 7, 1937 in Lyford, Ind., he was the son of Harry Niece and Nola (Woodruff) Niece. He married Judith (Williams) Coffey on Feb. 21, 1975, and she survives...
David C. Moore (07/04/12)
David C. Moore, 83, Kansas City, Mo., formerly of Greencastle, passed away on July 1, 2012 at his residence. He was born on Feb. 28, 1929 in Greencastle, and was the son of the late William Evert "Skinny" Moore and Anna Christina (Kendall) Moore. He married Tazuko "Marie" (Shibasaki}) Moore on Feb. 18, 1951, and she preceded him in death on June 24, 2000...
Brenda Lynn Beck (07/03/12)
Brenda Lynn Phillips Hammond Beck, 63, of Fillmore, passed away on Monday, July 2, 2012. Born March 12, 1949 in Greencastle, she was the daughter of William Harold and F. Muriel (McCammack) Phillips. She attended Belle Union schools and was a 1967 graduate of Fillmore High School...
Charles Aaron Brousard (07/03/12)
Charles Aaron Brousard, age 28, of Greencastle, passed away Sunday, July 1, 2012 in Greencastle. Born Jan. 22, 1984 in Putnam County, he was the son of Charles Brousard and Margaret Schilling. Charles loved fishing, swimming, long walks, raising his dogs and outdoor activities. He was a very caring person...
James W. Bryant (07/02/12)
James W. Bryant, 82, Spencer, passed away Saturday, June 21, 2012 at his residence. He was born on March 25, 1930 in Detroit, Mich., and was the son of the late Lester G. and Clara E. (Schwartz) Bryant. He was married to Barbara J. (Comadol) Bryant and she preceded him in death...