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Obituaries from November 2012

Philip Reinoehl (11/30/12)
Philip Reinoehl, 87, of Brazil, passed away on Friday, Nov. 30, 2012 at his home with his family by his side. Phil was born Jan. 8, 1925 the son of Lyle and Mary Elizabeth (Thomas) Reinoehl. He was a member of the 1942 Van Buren High School graduating class...
Robert L. Bruner (11/30/12)
Robert L. "Bob" Bruner, 82, of Greencastle, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012. He was born on July 29, 1930 in Greencastle to Lawrence E. Bruner and Sarah E. Kendall Bruner. Bob was a graduate of Greencastle High School and a veteran of the U.S Navy, serving during the Korean War...
Victor Lawrence Thomas (11/30/12)
Victor Lawrence Thomas, age 64, of Greencastle, passed away Thursday morning, Nov. 29, 2012 at The Waters of Greencastle. He was born in Putnam County on Dec. 29, 1947, the son of Lawrence and Martha B. Thomas. He grew up on a farm near Morton-Union Chapel in Clinton Township and attended Clinton Township and Greencastle schools...
Walter L. Fisher (11/28/12)
Walter L. Fisher, 67, Indianapolis, passed away Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012. He was born June 24, 1945 to the late Clyde and Mildred Fisher. He is survived by his wife of 28 years, Mary; children Brian (Valerie), Leanne, Susan and James (Deena) Fisher; siblings Clyde (Charlene), Victor (Selma), Nancy Fisher, and Anna Margaret Brock...
Terry L. Branham (11/28/12)
Terry L. "Radar" Branham, age 59, of Greencastle, passed away on Tuesday from a logging accident in Parke County. Arrangements are pending at the Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home, Greencastle. A complete obituary will run in Monday's edition of the Banner Graphic...
Bobby W. Arnold (11/27/12)
Bobby W. Arnold, age 87, of Coatesville, passed away Monday night, Nov. 26, 2012 at the Hickory Creek at Sunset Nursing Home in Greencastle. Born Nov. 14, 1925 in Greencastle, he was the son of Ezra Arnold and Worth (Christie) Arnold. He married Marilyn J. Renfro, and she preceded him in death.
Robert O. Patton (11/27/12)
Robert O. Patton, age 85, of Greencastle, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012. Born April 27, 1927 in Putnam County, he was the son of Robert D. and Vivian A. (Owens) Patton. He was a 1945 graduate of Greencastle High School and had attended DePauw University...
Vera May Kierstead Farber (11/25/12)
Vera May Kierstead Farber, age 99, of Greencastle, passed away on Friday, Nov. 23, 2012 at Asbury Towers. Born March 14, 1913 in Putnam County, Ind., she was the daughter of George E. and Nellie (Hillis) Knauer. She married Roger Kierstead in 1939, and he preceded her in death. She later married Dr. Robert Farber on June 26, 1998, and he survives...
Wanda Mae Hamm (11/25/12)
Wanda Mae Hamm, 83, of Greencastle, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012. Born April 17, 1929 in Fairbury, Ill., she was the daughter of Ora James and Anna Marie (Weisser) Perkins. She was a 1947 graduate of Chatsworth (Ill.) High School. She was a 1948 graduate of the University of Bloomington Beauty College...
Kurtis Matthew Phillips (11/23/12)
Kurtis Matthew Phillips, 16, of Reelsville, died unexpectedly Nov. 22, 2012 at Riley Hospital in Indianapolis due to a sudden illness. He was born July 2, 1996 in Vigo County, the son of Daniel Curtis Phillips and Shirlie Barnett Phillips. He was currently attending Area 30 Career Center in Greencastle. He had attended the Victory Baptist Church and most recently had attended the Calvary Baptist Church in Brazil...
Paul Franklin Fidler (11/23/12)
Paul Franklin Fidler, 80, Cloverdale, went to be with Our Heavenly Father on Nov. 22, 2012 at The Waters of Greencastle. He was born Nov. 20, 1932 in Eminence, and was the son of the late William Chesley and Ivy Beryl (Murphy) Fidler. He was married to Juanetta Lavonne (Sutherlin) Fidler on Nov. 15, 1952, and she survives...
Ernestine E. Judy (11/22/12)
Ernestine E. Judy, age 95, of Bainbridge, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012. Born March 23, 1917 in Greencastle, she was the daughter of Walter and Ruth (Lane) Steele. She was a graduate of Bainbridge High School. She was also a graduate of Central Normal College...
Jared Joseph Boyd (11/20/12)
Jared Joseph Boyd, 21, of Roachdale, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012 at his home after a 3-1/2 year battle with Ewing's Sarcoma. He was born Oct. 25, 1991 in Freeport, Ill., the son of Timothy W. and Loretta J. (Strunk) Boyd. He was a member of the North Salem Baptist Church. He accepted Christ as his Savior when he was seven years old...
Annis L. Dozier (11/20/12)
Annis L. Dozier, 87, of Bainbridge, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012. She was born on Dec. 16, 1924 in New Winchester to Abe Wood and Edna Branson Wood. Annis was a 1942 graduate of New Winchester High School. She married John M. Dozier on July 22, 1945, and he preceded her in death on Jan. 3, 2003...
Larry Estel Parrish Sr. (11/19/12)
Larry Estel Parrish Sr., age 75, of Cloverdale, passed away Monday, Nov. 19, 2012 at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. Born April 1, 1937 in Putnam County, he was the son of Guy Estel Parrish and Margaret Bell (Higgins) Parrish. He married Jolene Bracken, and she survives...
Russell A. Foxx (11/19/12)
Russell A. Foxx, age 77, of Greencastle, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012. Born May 24, 1935 in Putnam County, he was the son of Russell F. and Elsie (Berry) Foxx and was a 1954 graduate of Greencastle High School. He married Jean (Scaggs) Foxx on March 26, 1955, and she survives...
Henry "Hank" Allen French (11/19/12)
Henry "Hank" Allen French, 79, passed away Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012 at Putnam County Hospital. A memorial service with military rites will take place at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 24 at The StoreHouse (double-dome church), 605 Westlane Rd., Greencastle...
Henry Allen French (11/16/12)
Henry Allen French, 79, passed away Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012 at Putnam County Hospital. He was born February 26, 1933 in Crawfordsville to the late Ralph and Zosta "Alleen" (Morrison) French. A veteran, Henry was a member of the Greencastle Moose Lodge, American Legion and a lifetime member of the V.F.W. After receiving a purple heart for his service as a U.S. Army medic during the Korean War, he married his wife; Darlene (Cline) French in 1955, and she survives...
William J. 'Pops' Jennings (11/19/12)
William J. "Pops" Jennings, 85, of 6081 VanBibber Lake Estates, died at Veterans Hospital in Indianapolis on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012. Born March 5, 1927 in Oswego, N.Y., he was the son of Blanche (Himes) and William F. Jennings. He had resided in Greencastle since July 1995, moving there from Oswego, N.Y...
Gladys L. Zemlik (11/19/12)
Gladys L. Zemlik, age 64, of Greencastle, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012 at Hendricks Regional Health in Danville. Born Aug. 27, 1948 in Crawfordsville, she was the daughter of Max Lloyd and Nancy Mae (Overton) Doan. She was a 1966 graduate of Greencastle High School...
Robert D. Ashworth (11/18/12)
Robert D. "Bob" Ashworth, 75, of Greencastle, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012. He was born on Nov. 21, 1936 in Putnam County to Kenneth Ashworth and Lucille Cooper Ashworth and was a 1954 graduate of Greencastle High School. Bob was a member of the Greencastle Elks Lodge, Greencastle Moose Lodge, Sons of the American Legion, Temple Lodge 47 F&AM and the Scottish Rite Valley of Terre Haute...
Hazel Broadstreet (11/18/12)
Hazel Broadstreet, 81, Center Point, passed away Friday, Nov. 16, 2012 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. She was born Aug. 6, 1931 in New Jersey to John and Hazel Haberle. Hazel enjoyed wintering in Florida, spending time with her grandchildren and friends, making crafts and giving a hug to everyone she knew...
Marjorie F. Vickous Owens (11/18/12)
Marjorie F. Vickous Owens, 87, of Greencastle passed away on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012. She was born on May 3, 1925 in Indianapolis to Charles E. Spargur and Ruth K. Fate Spargur. Mrs. Owens was a member of Hanna Street Baptist Church. Marjorie had owned the Trim and Curl as a beautician...
Ruth Ann Brown (11/16/12)
Ruth Ann Brown, 84, Greencastle, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012. She was born on April 29, 1928 in Clinton to Ralph Brown and Agnes Hawkins Brown. Ruth Ann was a graduate of Greencastle High School and retired from the USDA office in Greencastle after 32 years of service...
Carolyn E. Trout (11/11/12)
Carolyn E. Trout, age 68, of Danville, formerly of Greencastle, passed away on Friday, Nov. 9, 2012. Born May 2, 1944 in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of Millard and Ella (Harrison) Trout and was a 1962 graduate of Amo High School. Carolyn had worked at the Putnam County Hospital as a ward secretary for 31 years...
Kathleen Marian Giacone (11/15/12)
Kathleen Marian Giacone, 58, Cloverdale, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012 at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. She was born Nov. 23, 1953 to Richard and Mildred Vanatti. Kathy was preceded in death by her parents, brother Tommy Dale Vanatti and sister Carol Vanatti...
Joseph K. Wilson (11/14/12)
Joseph K. Wilson, age 73, of New Bremen, Ohio, died on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012 in the early morning at his residence. He was born on Feb. 9, 1939 in Covington, Ohio. He was the son of Robert W. and Frances (Brunap) Wilson. On Aug. 20, 1976 he married Patricia Krieg, who survives near New Bremen...
Elizabeth E. Spencer (11/13/12)
Elizabeth E. Spencer, 88, of Greencastle, formerly of Richmond, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 13 at Asbury Towers Healthcare. Born July 23, 1924 in Martins Ferry, Ohio, she was the daughter of Christofer F. and Mariam (Blackmore) Blanknecht. She married Theodore Spencer on Sept. 2, 1944 and he preceded her in death on July 29, 1987...
Alice Virginia Scott (11/13/12)
Alice Virginia Scott, age 87, of Bloomington, died Monday morning, Nov. 12, 2012 at her residence. Born April 15, 1925 in Valley Mills, Ind., she was the daughter of Denton and Ethel Ann (Brown) Smith. She was a graduate of Danville High School. Alice was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church in Bloomington and a member of Eastern Star, Chapter 22 in Henderson, Nev...
Kermit Leon 'Bud' Hartman (11/13/12)
Kermit Leon ("Bud") Hartman of Greencastle passed away at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012. He was 75. He graduated from Roachdale High School in 1956. He was a farmer and truck driver. He was a member of the Bainbridge Christian Church...
Mary S. (Stranger) Rief (11/12/12)
Mary S. (Stranger) Rief, 53, of Ladoga, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012 at Hendricks Regional Health. She was born on Jan. 14, 1959. She was a beloved mother and grandmother. Mary was preceded in death by her husband Michael Rief. She is survived by her son James (Cassie) Tomlinson II; daughters Mary (Brian) Miller and Sabrina McCloud; mother Linda Price; mother-in-law Judith Rief; brother James (Anita) Stranger; six grandchildren Shianna Miller, Tyler Miller, Kayla Tomlinson, Braydon McCloud, Tamara McCloud and SammyJo McCloud; aunts Pete Dishman, Sarah Hunt and May McManigal; and two cousins, Laura Bixler and Debbie Hoskins.. ...
Carla Edwards Padgett (11/12/12)
Carla Edwards Padgett, 49, of Ennis, Mont., wife of Landon Padgett, went to live with our Lord on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, passing away at the Madison Valley Medical Center in Ennis from congestive heart failure. Carla was born Aug. 1, 1963 in Greencastle to Gerald and Dorothy Edwards...
Virginia H. Callender (11/11/12)
Virginia H. Callender, age 91, of Greencastle, passed away on Friday, Nov. 9, 2012. Born Nov. 16, 1920 in Greencastle, she was the daughter of James J. and Blanche (Sweet) Harrold. She married Hiram Callender in 1941, and he preceded her in death Nov. 22, 2003...
David D. Wheat (11/09/12)
David D. Wheat, 55, Reelsville, passed away at his home Friday, Nov. 9, 2012 after a courageous battle with cancer. By his side was his loving wife, Johnene Presley-Wheat, whom he married on May 24, 2003 in Indianapolis. David was born Aug. 23, 1957 in Indianapolis to J.D. and Roxie (Melton) Wheat...
Terry W. Lents (11/09/12)
Terry W. Lents of Bainbridge passed away at his home on Thursday evening, Nov. 8, 2012. He was 56. He was born on July 1, 1956 at Greencastle to George C. and Clara Louise Cloncs Lents. He had attended the Bainbridge United Methodist Church. Terry graduated from North Putnam High School in 1974...
Ruby E. Patterson (11/08/12)
Ruby E. Patterson of Crawfordsville passed away Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 7, 2012 at Seton Specialty Hospital in Lafayette. She was 64. Ruby gave her heart to God many years ago and was baptized at her place of worship. She was a faithful member of Grace and Mercy Ministries for 34 years...
Norma F. (Surber) Strange (11/08/12)
Norma F. (Surber) Strange, 91, Greencastle, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012. She was born on Aug. 25, 1921 in Alburneta, Iowa, the daughter of Charles E. and Nina Irene Bindhammer Surber. Norma was a local beautician and a devoted wife, mother and homemaker. She was an active member of the Amo United Methodist Church, Amo United Methodist Women and Women of the Moose...
Charles Smith Jr. (11/07/12)
The family of Charles Smith Jr., 60, Mace, lost their dearly beloved son, brother, uncle and friend Junior on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. The angels took him home to be with the Lord after a hard-fought battle with brain cancer. He owned and operated the Lil Arrow shop for 35 years located in Mace. He was also a dealer for Precision Shooting Equipment (PSE). At one time, he was employed by Glen and Edna Deckard...
Joshua David Huber (11/06/12)
Joshua David Huber, 25, Cloverdale, passed away on Nov. 3, 2012 in Bloomington, Ind. He was born on Oct. 23, 1987 at Ft. Polk, La., and was the son of Harold E. Huber and Leah L. (Sutherlin) Huber Moy. He is survived by his son, Kaden David Huber; his mother, Leah L. ...
Emma Jean Endsley (11/05/12)
Emma Jean Endsley, 84, of Brazil, passed away Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012 at 1:25 a.m. at Cloverleaf Healthcare Facility. She had been a resident there for a short time. She had earlier resided at Jackson Gardens in Brazil and also had lived in Clay City. Emma was born June 22, 1928 in Clay County, the daughter of Ross W. James and Emma Stevenson James...
Richa Lou Ford (11/04/12)
Richa Lou Ford, age 74, of Greencastle, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012 at the St. Vincent Heart Center. Born April 23, 1938 in Ferndale, Ind., she was the daughter of Ira Richard and Cordia (Mitchell) Cox and was a 1956 graduate of Reelsville High School...
Bernice Minnick (11/04/12)
Bernice Minnick, 81, Gosport, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012 at Asbury Towers in Greencastle. She was born on April 10, 1931 in Morgan County, and was the daughter of the late Harley and Della (Brummett) Guy. She was married to Rex Coble Minnick, and he preceded her in death on May 7, 2002...
Harold G. Lisby (11/02/12)
Harold Lisby, 100, Fillmore, was welcomed into the gates of heaven by Jesus on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012. Harold honored God throughout his life through his hard work, obedience and the abundant love he had for his family and friends. In return God blessed Harold with 100 years of a blessed and fruitful life...
John Stokes (11/02/12)
John Stokes, 75, Greencastle, died Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012. A self-employed plumbing contractor, he was a member of Greencastle American Legion Post 58 and the AMVETS. He was preceded in death by his wife, Daisy Robbins Stokes, and a son, Randy Stokes...
Leslie Fenton (11/01/12)
Leslie Fenton, 48, of Crawfordsville passed away at 8:10 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012 at Pyramid Point Health Care in Indianapolis. Mr. Fenton was an IT specialist for many years. He served for one and a half years as an IT contractor during Operation Iraqi Freedom...
Donna Lee Jeffries (11/01/12)
Donna Lee (Barker) Jeffries, 69, of Roachdale, died Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012 in her home. Donna was born Nov. 27, 1942 in Clinton, Ind. She was the daughter of Harold and Anne (Serpe) Barker. She was a 1960 graduate of Bainbridge High School. Donna was a farmer, working alongside her husband, Don, on their farm...