In Memory of our '65 Classmates
It is with great regret and sorrow that we report that over 150 of our classmates have passed on that we know of.  Obituaries, where we have them, will be found below the roll.

Please remember them and cherish the great memories we had with each of them.

Jennifer Anne (Adams) Hunt
Susan Kay (Anderson) Glaser
Shelly Lee (Andrews) Bernier
Eldon Eugene Arbuckle
Brenda (Archer) Buckrop
Christie Jean (Barth) Parker
Carol Ann (Becker) Gardenour
Ronald Glenn Bennett
James J. Bernikowicz
Bradford Blankenship
Larry David Bledsoe
Cheryl (Bloom) Systevaris
Julie (Bowen) Betts
Patricia Louise Brandt
John Steven Branigin
Lola A. (Briddle) Kost 
Michael Louis Brodsky
Joan Gwendolyn (Broucher) Taylor
Joyce (Brown) Kutzavitch 
Dennis D. Brumfield
Richard Robert Bryan
Cheryl Ann (Campbell) Henley
Gwen E. Carter
Penelope "Penny" J. (Chaille) Weaver
Dwayne Alan Clark
John Andrew "Andy" Clemens
Virginia Elaine (Cochran) Zappalo
William "Bill" Coyle
Joseph Richard Craw
Randy Lee Crockett
Michael Curran
Sharon Marie (Curtis) Ball
Linda Sue (Curtis) Syverson
Carol Jean (Davis) Waltz
Steven R. Davis
Peggy Tina (DeWitte) Bentley
Steven Merrill Dickhaus
Dottie (Dunbar) Larson 
Donna "Kelly" L. (Duncan) Shamley
Newman Durrell
Alan M. Eiler
Steven Morse Estabrook
Rachel Ann (Eusey) Brooks
William Wendel Fair
Richard Bruce Ferguson
David Spencer Freeman
John Philip Fretwell
David “Dave” Robert Gerow
Kay Lee (Gill) Rousseau
Alice Faye (Goff) Harris
Jerry Lynn Grable
Michael D. Hackler
Beverly Jane (Hall) Andrews
Daniel Lewis Hanes
Norris Chester Harshey
Joan Katherine Heady
John Charles Hillery
Robert Edward "Bob" Hittle
Ryan Ward Holly
Jan Holly
Janet Kathryn (Hooper) Berry
Nita Carol (Jackson) Altman
Christine S. Jakovac
Barry Lee Jansen
Stephen Reid Jennings
Steven Robert Jones
Mark Stephen Katzenberger
David Charles Kendall
Sharon Kay (Kennedy) Pugh
Carol Sue (Kersey) DuVall        
Harry "Bud" Clement Kisselman
Brenda Eleanora (Knipe) Davis
Patricia Sue (Lambert) Phelps
Geoffrey C. Lannom
James Jackson Lawhorn
Amos Lee
James Curtin Lentz
William Elwood Long
Kathleen Louise (Lyons) McDonald
Sam Allen Manning
John Stephen Maple
Sherri Marshall
James Walter Martin
Gary L. Mashino
Kaye Lynn (Massena) Harper   
Timothy Andrew Matchett
Donald Stephen "Steve" McCloskey
Diana Lee (McConnell) Ewry
Timothy W. McIntosh
Johnny Levert McWilliams
Steven Russell Meyer
Carol Nancy Miller
Cynthia Bess (Miller) Lawrence
Alan Robert Mills
Pamela Kay Moran
Michael Graham Moran
Nancy Ellen (Morgan) Chapman / Hipp
Richard Carey Morse
Danny G. Murphy
Linda Kay (Myers) Reno
Michael W. Neal
Barbara (Neff) Richter
Sue Lee (Oberting) Judy
Michael David Owen
Janet Suanne (Percifield) Pfington
Dennis Perry
Jon Peterson
Charles Roger Pittenger
Edward Price
Richard Allen Pruett
John Richard Rafferty
Bill Edwin Rambole
Beverly Ann (Ramsey) Knepple
Ralph Edward Randall
Steven Edwin Reddick
Dennis Lee Reed
Gladys Rosa Leah (Reid) Benton
Linda Lou Robbins
Robert Michael Robling
Brenda Arlene (Rockhold) Southerland
Rickey Lynn (Roeder) Beineke
Jamie Lynn Rout
Linda Gale (Rowland) Stansel
Jacce Rush
Beverly (Russell) Apple 
Douglas Karl Schmidt
Bruce Ralph Schnabel
Kolleen Ann (Schriefer) Stacey
Ronald Marvin Segal 
Lawrence Robert Shaffer
Charles Forrest Short
Glenn Ray Sinders
Rita (Sizemore) Hassell
Janet Lynn (Stafford) Wilkerson 
Roland Alan Staib
Phil Sylvester
Masao Carl Tamaya
Dennis Allen Tarter
Penny Louise (Taylor) Shelton
Cynthia Ann (Tomlinson) Bunyard
John Joseph Toth
David B. Tousley
Susan (Travis) Lapenta LeGallee
Mary Janet (Tucker) Wallick
Patricia Lynn (VanHorn) Gingrich
Laura B. Vawter
Steven Guy Villars
Norman E. Vinson
Michael Edward Virden
David Baker Watson
Susann (Watson) Fletcher
Steven Lee Weaver
Stephen D. "Bud" Weber
Rev. Michael Fredrick Welmer
Emily (Wishart) Priester 
Dennis Roy Woods
Charles William “Bill” Flick Jr.

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Jennifer Anne (Adams) Hunt    1947-1995
Jennifer Anne (Adams) Hunt 1947-1995
Jennifer Anne (Adams) Hunt

Greenfield IN. died Tuesday March 21st. 1995, born May 27th 1947  She was a school bus driver 10 years for Warren Township Schools, retiring in 1994. Mrs. Hunt also was an aerobics instructor at Gold's Gym and Aerobics.  Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. 

Services will be at noon Thursday in Heather Hills Baptist Church, of which she was a member. Calling will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today in Shirley Brothers Washington Memorial Chapel. Burial will be in Anderson Cemetery.

Survivors: husband John M. Hunt: sons Brian L. Hunt,  Scott A. Hunt; daughter Shelley A. Hunt. mother Tessa Shepard: brothers Steven Adams, Simon Morse.

Susan Kay (Anderson) Glaser
Susan Kay (Anderson) Glaser 1946-1993
Susan Kay (Anderson) Glaser

Birth: 25 Oct 1946
Death: 15 Feb 1993

Burial: Oaklawn Memorial Gardens, Fishers, Hamilton County, Indiana, USA

Plot: Sec-TR Lot-146C Sp-3

Find A Grave Memorial #: 129581184

Shelly Lee (Andrews) Bernier    1947-2005
Shelly Lee (Andrews) Bernier 1947-2005
Shelly Lee (Andrews) Bernier

Shelly L. Andrews Bernier 58, Noblesville, died Sunday, October 9, 2005. She was born July 8, 1947 in Indianapolis, IN. She was a homemaker. She was a member of Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, Noblesville.

She is survived by her husband, Dr. Joseph Bernier; father, Kenneth Andrews; sons, Joseph and David Bernier; sister, Kathy Richmond. She was preceded in death by her mother, Margie Jean (King) Andrews. Services will be private. Arrangements handled by: Randall & Roberts Funeral Home, Noblesville
Eldon Eugene Arbuckle    1946-2008
Eldon Eugene Arbuckle 1946-2008
Eldon Eugene Arbuckle

Born Nov. 16, 1946. Died May 30, 2008.     Army photographer, 11- year Colorado Springs resident. Survived by his wife, Lynne, a son, R Eugene, and two daughters, Jill Keys and Jacqueline Arbuckle. Private services. Memorial Gardens Funeral Home.

Brenda (Archer) Buckrop
November 29, 1947 - October 30, 2019

Brenda C. Buckrop 71, Waynetown, formerly of Pittsboro, passed away October 30, 2019. She had been an administrative assistant for the Locke-Reynolds Law Firm and had been a dedicated volunteer for Amazing Grace Ministries in Indianapolis.

Her husband Ronald Buckrop preceded her in death. Brenda is survived by sons Chad (Judy) Buckrop and Josh (Julie) Buckrop; brother Steve Archer; sister Lynda Stafford; grandchildren Evan, Abby and Alex and great grandson Joshua.

Visitation will be from 5-6:30pm Monday November 4 at Matthews Mortuary, Brownsburg, with memorial services at 6:30pm.

Christie Jean (Barth) Parker    1947-1999
Christie Jean (Barth) Parker 1947-1999

Christie Jean (Barth) Parker

HIGHLAND, IL. - Christie J. Parker 52, died Sunday, 28 November 1999,  She was born, 21 July 1947 in Indianapolis IN.

She was a homemaker. Visitation 4-8 p.m. Thursday at Fountain Square Mortuary. Graveside service 1 p.m. Friday at Laughlin Funeral Home. Burial at Washington Park East Cemetery. Memorials to Bethel Baptist Church or Hospice of Southern Illinois.

St. Louis Post-Dispatch (MO) - December 1, 1999


Carol Ann (Becker) Gardenour    1947-2008
Carol Ann (Becker) Gardenour 1947-2008
Carol A. (Becker) Gardenour

CAROL A. GARDENOUR, 60, died Wednesday, July 23, 2008, at Canterbury Nursing & Rehabilitation, Fort Wayne. Born in South Bend, she was an insurance clerk for 28 years with Dr. Shelby Cooper and also at Lutheran Hospital since 2005. She was a 1965 graduate of Arlington High School, Indianapolis; received her Associate Degree from International Business College in 1967; and was a past president of Sigma PHI Gamma. She loved being with her family and grandson and enjoyed singing with the church choir and Fort Wayne Festival Choir. She was a member of Beacon Heights Church of the Brethren. Survivors include sons, Matthew (Amanda) Gardenour of Spencerville and Brian Gardenour of Fort Wayne; daughter, Kris Gardenour of Fort Wayne; grandson, Brayden Gardenour of Fort Wayne; mother, Anabelle Becker of Fort Wayne; sister, Sue Lester of Fort Wayne; sister-in-law, Kay Strater of Fort Wayne; and father-in-law, Robert Gardenour of Florida. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bob Gardenour; father, Gilbert Becker, and mother-in-law, Wanda Eme. Memorials to Cancer Society of Northeast Indiana or to the family.

Ronald Glenn Bennett

Born, 24 February 1947
​Died, 20 August 1993

Washington Park East Cemetery
Marion County
Indiana, USA

Graduated from Arlington High School Lead singer in THE IDLE FEW, also played Sax. Performed at Sherwood Country Club often in early 70's and other venues. Fantastic personality, sense of humor wonderful person to be around!
James J Bernikowicz    1947-1996
James J Bernikowicz 1947-1996
James J. Bernikowicz

Born; January 15, 1947
Died; July 23, 1996     

Military service  30 Aug 1968 - 13 Aug 1971

James J. Bernikowicz, 49, died Tuesday in Indianapolis. He was a resident of Greenwood.  He was born Jan. 15, 1947. His father was Veto John Bernikowicz. His mother is Ruth M. (Ford) Bernikowicz of Indianapolis.  He married Karen Kirschbaum March 24, 1973, in Indianapolis.  She survives. Other survivors include a daughter, Lisa Ann Bernikowicz of Greenwood; a sister, Jean Quillen of Carmel; a brother, Thomas Bernikowicz of Chicago; and a godson, Derik Eisenreich of Indianapolis.

James was employed as recreation director of Indianapolis Guardian's Home for six years; retiring in 1995. He also was vice president of House of Beverages from 1978 to 1983.  He was a lifetime member of Sertoma of East Indianapolis, a member of Prospect Lodge 714 F&AM, Murat Shrine and a past member of Scottish Rite.  He was a Marine Corps veteran of the Vietnam War, completing two tours in 1971.

Burial will be at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens in While River Township.

Bradford Lee Blankenship

Bradford Lee Blankenship, age 69 of Wayzata, MN surrounded by his family, crossed the finish line on May 2nd, 2017. Preceded in death by parents William and Bea.

Brad lived many lives - as a race car driver, pilot, hunter, entrepreneur, and business man. Topping the list of his favorite things was baseball, labradors, an ice cold glass of milk, and "watching his kids succeed."

Brad's legacy lives on through his wife Deb, favorite oldest daughter Courtney, favorite twins Harrison and Christina, second favorite Twins the Minnesota Twins, second favorite labrador Pooks, brother David, and many nieces, nephews, brother and sister-in-laws. A celebration of Brad's life will be held on June 25th at the Minnetonka Apple Orchard.

Published on May 14, 2017
Larry David Bledsoe
July 6, 1947 - August 19, 202

Larry David Bledsoe 73, of Zionsville, passed away August 19, 2020. Larry was born on July 6, 1947 in Indianapolis, Indiana as the son of Uhl “Bill” and Betty Jane Bledsoe.

After graduating high school, Larry joined the United States Army and served his country during the Vietnam War as the crew chief on a CH-47 Chinook helicopter. After the war Larry went on to attend Purdue University where he received an associate degree in computer science. It was also after the war when he married the love of his life, Norma Nixon. The two were married in 1971 and would be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary this January. Larry was then offered a job with Citizens Gas where he worked his way up to Manager of Gas Control before his retirement.

Larry was the type of man that never met a stranger. He had numerous friends and loved his family dearly. He had a great sense of humor, was always quick with a joke and great commentary. Larry was an avid reader and never passed up the opportunity to purchase a new book. Larry not only had a love for people but also a huge love for animals, especially dogs. His greatest hobby and interest, though, was his love for cars and racing. Larry was always known for having the “cool” car. Ever since he was old enough to drive his vehicle was something he took much pride in, including his blue Corvette that he still has. He was an avid follower of NASCAR and Dale Earnhardt. He enjoyed the Indianapolis 500 and he attended over 40 races. Larry also was a drag racer in his younger years, you could say that fast cars was in his blood.

Larry is survived by his wife, Norma Bledsoe; daughter, Cindy (Hunter) Austin; son, Aaron Bledsoe; granddaughter, Molly; grandson, Collin; sister, Lisa (Mike) Drew; nephews: Spencer, Joshua, Ryan; and niece, Trisha.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Bill and Betty Jane Bledsoe; and sister, Lynn Baker.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to ASPCA. Please make your check out to the ASPCA and send it to: ASPCA Gift Processing Center, PO Box 96929, Washington, DC 20077-7127.

Cheryl Darlene (Bloom) Sistevaris (Blondie)

Cheryl Darlene Sistevaris (Blondie), 70, Westfield, passed away Sunday August 26, 2018. She was born in Thief River Falls, Minnesota. She lived her childhood years in Kansas and moved to Indianapolis and graduated from Arlington High School. Cheryl worked at Aetna Insurance and retired in 1997.

She was a prolific dancer and competed at a National level in Las Vegas as a young adult and also competed in Ballroom Dancing in the Midwest. Her favorite trips were with Kiros to see Broadway shows in New York and the traveling all over the world exploring as many beaches as they could find.
Cheryl loved going out to dinner with friends and laughing all night long. She was a beloved wife, mother, and grandmother.

Surviving are her husband of 26 years, Kiros Sistevaris, her son Jonathan Saksons, her beloved grandson, Aidan Saksons, and her Aunt Helen and Uncle Paul Dowden of Carmel, IN. Her loving nieces and nephews Anastasia, Ellie, Lauren, Madison, Spencer, Sophia, Ariana & Alexandros Sistevaris. Her Brothers and Sisters-In Law, George (Regiana) Sistevaris, John (Kelly) Sistevaris, Greg (Dana) Sistevaris. Cheryl was preceded in death by her parents, Vern and Evelyn Bloom, of Carmel, IN.

Julie Betts Bowen
September 17, 1947 - March 3, 2017

Julie joined our family on 9/17/1947 in Grand Rapids. She learned all things well, and was an outstanding student during her schooling years, including college and some very advanced training during her several years in the U.S. Air Force. She also attended Weston School of theology at Cambridge, Mass, where she received a Master of Divinity degree.She sang in the Tanglewood Chorus during her east coast years, and was a complete computer guru as well.

Julie was found in her bed on March 3, 2017; with the TV on, a book in her lap and snacks at her side. What a way to go. She joins her parents Richard and Evelyn, all her grandparents, her sister Virginia, and all of her cousins except Marolin Bellefleur. Also surviving is her brother David (Judy); brother-in-law Ted Fowle, many nieces and nephews and extended family members, plus many close friends including especially Karen Turner. Julie specified cremation, which has taken place, and no services. She will be laid to rest in Croton Cemetery on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 1:00pm.

Patricia Louise Brandt
Patricia Louise Brandt
Patricia Louise Brandt

John Steven Branigin
November 2, 1945 - March 30, 2019

John was born on November 2, 1945 and passed away on Saturday, March 30, 2019. John was a resident of Indianapolis, Indiana at the time of passing.


Lola A. (Briddle) Kost1945 - 2011
Lola A. (Briddle) Kost1945 - 2011

Lola A. (Briddle) Kost

1945 - 2011

Lola Ann Kost, 65, of Fairland, passed away January 19, 2011. She was born December 24, 1945 in Indianapolis to Melvin A. and Viola McQueen Briddle. Lola was a 1965 graduate of Arlington High School. She attended the First Bible Church and was a dedicated wife and mother.

Visitation will be Sunday, January 23, 2011 from 2:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., with funeral services Monday, January 24 at 12:00 p.m. at Shirley Brothers Washington Memorial Chapel, 9606 E. Washington St. Lola is survived by her loving husband of 43 years, Dale I. Kost; daughter, Marlo A. Kost; son, Warren D. Kost; grandchildren, Payton and Myles; mother, Viola Main; and brother, Anthony Briddle (Annette).


Michael L. Brodsky1947-2012
Michael L. Brodsky1947-2012
Michael L. Brodsky
65, of Phoenix, AZ passed away August 1st, 2012 at Mt. Sinai hospital due to heart failure. He was surrounded by family and friends. Michael was born May 1, 1947 in Indianapolis, IN to Abe and Sophie Brodsky.

He attended Arlington High School where he played both baseball and basketball. He then attended Indiana University where he pledged Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity and joined the "Better Boys" an unofficial SAM club. Michael graduated from Emory University Law School in 1973. In 1972 he married Sheryl Radler in Miami, FL. They had a daughter, Jessica, in 1979.

After working in the Miami Public Defender's office Michael founded the legal practice Almon and Brodsky P.A. with fellow Emory alum Tom Almon and practiced criminal defense law in Miami for over 20 years. In 1998 Michael moved to Arizona and worked for the Attorney General of Arizona in Phoenix. He married Mai Yahn in 2003.

Michael enjoyed golf, basketball, music and travel. He was known for his kindness, intelligence and humor. He is survived by his wife, Mai, his daughter, Jessica, and his brother Gerry, and his wife Meredith and daughter Kate.
Published in the The Indianapolis Star on August 15, 2012
Joan Gwendolyn (Broucher) Taylor
Joan Gwendolyn (Broucher) Taylor
Joan Gwendolyn (Broucher) Taylor

Joyce (Brown) Kutzavitch

It is with great sadness that I pass along information of the death Joyce Brown Kutzavitch.  She passed away April 2, 2017 in Fountain Hills, AZ.  She was loved and respected by the many students she taught through her years at Decatur Central High School.  Two of those students were with her when she passed away.  Below is a facebook post from one of them. "As so many of you saw in an earlier post today former student David Gene Moscrip, his fiancé Jenny Barnes and myself were at her bedside when former Decatur teacher Joyce Kutzavich left this world and was promoted to Heaven. I spent much time with her these past few months. She was a teacher to the end.

As her medical power of attorney, I purchased a legal portfolio so that I could keep all of the documents readily available. One night those papers were in disarray, and as I was talking to her trying to shuffle papers and getting them all straight, she looked at me with "that teacher look" and demanded "Stop fidgeting with those papers!" So I did! Earlier in the process, as she was relating various points of business and details of her treatment, she said "I think you should take notes when I talk so that you don't forget anything." So I did!  For the past several weeks, as I was sitting at her bedside trying to find out how her day went or if anything needed to be done, I sat there and wrote down everything she said. It just made things go better.

There was one thread to our discussions over the last couple of months. We talked about her days at Decatur Central. One of the things she says so many times was "I spent my entire life being a teacher. I would like to think when it's all said and done that I made a difference, that I challenged my students how to think and express themselves."I told her from the depths of my heart "Mrs K, you will never know just how many of us you touched, how many of us you were affected for the entire rest of our lives. You did well, you really did." There will come a day when we can discuss Mayan ruins, and "shoes, and ships, and sealing wax, and cabbages and Kings" again. I will be eternally grateful for being asked to try to return the favor and be there for her in what amounted to be some of her last days. Rest well dear lady, thank you for everything. I'll see you again."

Tammy Sowers
Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Dennis D Brumfield    1947-1993
Dennis D Brumfield 1947-1993
Dennis D. Brumfield

Birth:     24 July 1947, New Castle
Death: 2 February 1993

​Wife: Lillian J (Bales)
​Father: William B. Brumfield
​Mother: Charlotte Brumfield  (Fields)
Oaklawn Memorial Gardens
Hamilton County
Indiana, USA

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Richard Robert Bryan    1947-1971
Richard Robert Bryan 1947-1971
Richard Robert Bryan

Born January 25, 1947 Los Angeles, California
Died July 3, 1971 Dade County Florida
Cheryl Ann (Campbell) Henley    1947-2004
Cheryl Ann (Campbell) Henley 1947-2004
Cheryl Ann  (Campbell) Henley

Cheryl A. Campbell Henley 56, Greenwood, died Feb. 23, 2004. Memorial service: 7 p.m. Feb. 26 in G.H. Herrmann Greenwood Funeral Home.
Gwen Ella Carter
Gwen Ella Carter
Gwen Ella Carter

Gwen Ella Carter, left her temporary home in Sparta on Saturday, February 4, 2017, to go to her permanent home with our Lord and Savior and her parents Anna Mae Carter and Donald Carter and daughter, Jamie Jo Troutt. She is survived by her husband, Thomas Coley III; her son, Robert E. Thompson, Jr and fiance' LeAnn Selby; daughter, Bobbi Ann Severt and husband Jammie Severt. Mrs Carter is also survived by grandchildren, Joshua McAnalley, KJ Enlow, Roby Enlow and Zachary Thompson as well as her cousin and best friend, Larry Kleinschmidt. There are no services planned at this time. Online condolences may be made to the family at
Penny J. (Chaille) Weaver1947-2014
Penny J. (Chaille) Weaver1947-2014
Penny J. (Chaille) Weaver

April 14, 1947 - April 4, 2014

Penny J. (Chaille) Weaver, Age 66, of Northville, passed away peacefully April 4, 2014. She was born April 14, 1947 in Indianapolis, Indiana; daughter of Jack and Joan (nee Edwards) Chaille. Penny was united in marriage to Howard Weaver on November 23, 1983 and they spent 30 loving years together.
Penny received a Master Degree in Business Administration from Central Michigan University and a Master Degree in Guidance and Counseling from Oakland University. She also had a Specialist Degree in Clinical Psychology from the Center for Humanistic Studies. In 2005, she became a Medium Missionary through the Chesterfield Seminary.

Penny was a hard worker; she had various jobs throughout her life that she enjoyed, among them, Sales Manager for Pontiac Business Institute, Flight Attendant with TWA, Home Economics teacher, and make-up artist, where she was a consultant for CBS. For the past 14 years, Rev. Penny Weaver, Spiritual Advisor was the owner of Penny Weaver, Inc. where she practiced as a therapist and LLP Psychologist, as well as a Reverend, Spiritual Advisor, Spirit Medium Channel and Reader, and Reiki Teacher Master, Sekhem-Seichim Master Teacher, Sekhem (Australian) Teacher, Karuna Master Teacher, Blue Star Celestial Energy Master Teacher, Certified Hypnotherapist, Shaman, and Aura Photographer. Penny authored the book called “Self Mastery” and was often a guest speaker at seminars and organizations, where she would share her vast knowledge and experience.

She was a member of First Spiritual Temple in Royal Oak and the Northville Chamber of Commerce. Penny adored her grandchildren. She was always positive and upbeat; she was a good listener who loved helping people. She enjoyed travelling with groups she took to visit sacred sites, such as Sedona, Stonehenge, and Indian Burial sites. She also enjoyed reading and learning new things.

Penny is survived by her beloved husband, Howard Weaver; her parents, Jack and Joan Chaille; her step children, Renee (Larry Wright) Weaver-Wright and Scott (Liz) Weaver; her grandchildren, Alison, Evelyn, and Matthew Wright and Parker and Brendan Weaver; her siblings, Rebecca Renner and Andy (Mary) Chaille; her sisters-in-law, Margaret Noble, Bea Caffrey, Barb Weaver, and Betty Sheehan; and her niece and nephew, Amelia Chaille and John Chaille, along with many other nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her brother Sam Chaille and her nephew Lincoln Kaplan. The family is very thankful to the people who supported her.

Dwayne Allan Clark

Born: February 16, 1947
Died: May 7, 2013
John Andrew Clemens

John “Andy” Clemens, 70, of Greenwood passed away on June 22, 2017. He was born on September 13, 1946 in Indianapolis, IN. Andy married Marla Alsman Frye on April 27, 2000 in Franklin, IN and she survives. He was an avid Indy car race fan, and attended his 63rd consecutive Indy 500 race.

Andy is survived by his wife Marla; children Cosmo and Margaux; step-children Scott (Annemarie) Frye, Emily (Nathan) Pendleton, Daniel Frye; grandchildren Noah, Eden and Bailey.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, June 25, 2017 at Singleton Community Mortuary and Memorial Center with visitation from 1:00 p.m. until the hour of service at the mortuary. In lieu of flowers the family has suggested that memorial  contributions be made  to Riley Children's Hospital through a GoFundMe page.

Virginia Elaine (Cochran) Zappalo    1947-1990
Virginia Elaine (Cochran) Zappalo 1947-1990
Virginia Elaine (Cochran) Zappalo

William "Bill" Coyle

Joseph Richard Craw    1947-2005
Joseph Richard Craw 1947-2005
Joseph R. Craw

Joseph R. "JR" Craw 58, of Indianapolis, IN passed away Monday, March 28, 2005.  He was born March 17, 1947 in Indianapolis, IN to Joseph & Mary (Walton) Craw.

Mr. Craw was a clothing salesman for 33 years retiring in 2003 and a member of Meridian Street United Methodist Church. A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 1, 2005 in the Good Shepherd Chapel of Flanner & Buchanan Funeral Center - Oaklawn Memorial Gardens where friends may visit with the family from 5 to 8 p.m Thursday, March 31.

JR is survived by his companion, Diana K. Fuson; son, Richard Prentice; uncle, Thomas Sutherlin; and nephews, Jay and James Sutherlin.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Randy Lee Crockett    1948-2008
Randy Lee Crockett 1948-2008
Randy L. Crockett
Randy L. Crockett 60, of Brownsburg, IN passed away Wednesday, October 29, 2008. He was born July 22, 1948 in Indianapolis, IN the son of the late Harry Fox and Phyllis Crockett.

He is survived by his wife, Alice M. Crockett; four daughters, Starr Kay, Nikki Owings, Katy Hargis, and Venus Crockett; stepmother, Wilma Fox; three stepsons, Billy and Timmy Gentry, and Rusty Burcham; special brother, David Darnell; fourteen grandchildren; and one great grandchild.

Memorial services to celebrate his life will be held at 7:00 P.M., Monday, November 3, 2008 at Family Funeral Care, 5791 Rockville Road. Following the memorial service the family will visit with friends at the funeral home.

Michael "Mike" Curran

September 12, 1947 — January 1, 2024

Michael “Mike” Steven Curran, 76, of Indianapolis, Indiana, passed away on January 1, 2024. He was born on September 12, 1947, in Indianapolis, Indiana, to parents, John “Jack” Curran, Sr. and Betty (Jones) Curran.

On July 3, 1974, Mike married the love of his life, Paula (Wright) Curran, sharing 49 years of love and adventure together. During their many years together, Mike and Paula raised two sons and he found great joy in spending time with his family. His love for them knew no bounds, and he cherished every moment spent together creating beautiful memories. 

After completing his high school education, Mike was accepted at Purdue University before immediately being drafted into the Army. His dedication and commitment were evident during his years of military service. He served his country honorably and made invaluable contributions throughout his time in the Army. Upon completion of his time in the military, Mike went on to earn an accounting degree from Butler University.  

Mike was a proud father and grandfather, always supporting his sons and grandchildren through life. He took great pride in coaching his son's intermural sports and little league teams when they were young. Their special bond continued through adulthood as Mike was always a supportive father and friend. He loved attending his grandchildren's events and was always their biggest fan.    

One of Mike's favorite hobbies was golfing. Known as "Iron Mike" by his golf buddies, he thoroughly enjoyed the camaraderie that came with the sport. His skill on the course was impressive, earning him two holes in one at Indian Lake. However, it was the friendship he formed through golf that truly made it special for him. Mike valued those connections dearly and cherished every round played alongside his closest friends and family. 

To cherish his memory, Mike leaves behind his loving wife of almost 50 years, Paula Curran; sons, Nick (April) Curran and David (Stephanie) Curran; and his grandchildren, Alyssa, Ash, Kaitlyn, and Kaelynn. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, John “Jack” and Betty Curran; and siblings, John Curran, Jr., Ronald Curran and Jackie Shafer. 

Visitation for Mike will be from 11a-1p on Friday, January 5th, 2024, at Flanner Buchanan – Oaklawn Memorial Gardens (Conner Suite) – 9700 Allisonville Rd., Indianapolis, IN 46250, with a funeral service immediately following at 1pm. Burial with Military Honors will take place at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens.  

Memorial contributions in his name may be made to the American Cancer Society.  


Sharon Marie (Curtis) Ball    1947-2006
Sharon Marie (Curtis) Ball 1947-2006

Sharon Marie (Curtis) Ball

Sharon M. Ball 59, of Valparaiso, died Friday, November 10, 2006. She was born April 16, 1947 in Indianapolis to William and Floreine (Elliott) Curtis.

She was a 1965 graduate of Arlington High School in Indianapolis, received a bachelor's degree from Indiana University and a master's degree from Purdue University. Sharon was a long time employee of the Lake County Public Library and a member of the Valparaiso School Board.

She is survived by her two sons, Andrew Ball of Valparaiso and Michael Ball of the U.S. Navy; her father, William Curtis; her sisters, Jennifer Ayers, Louise Curtis and Linda Curtis all of Indianapolis. She was preceded in death by her mother, Florence Curtis.

Funeral services will be held on. Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. CST at Moeller Funeral Home, 104 Roosevelt Rd, Valparaiso, with cremation to follow at Angelcrest Crematory. Visitation will be Tuesday from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. CST. Memorials may be made to the Lake County Public Library.

Published in The Times from Nov. 12 to Nov. 13, 2006

Linda Sue (Curtis) Syverson


Carol J. (Davis) Waltz

65, Carmel, passed away October 8, 2012.

She was preceded in death by her parents, George L. and Marjorie V. Davis. She is survived by her loving daughter, Natalie Waltz (Tim) Ogle; her sister, Linda (John) Langford; nephews, John Jr. (Cara), Greg (Liz), and Jason (Angie) Langford; five great nieces and nephews; and her aunt, Bertha O'Grady.

Carol was a valued employee of Gregory and Appel Insurance Agency, having been employed by them for over thirty years. She was a graduate of Arlington High School, having been a member of the first graduating class of that school in 1965.

As a devoted member of Faith Presbyterian Church, Carol served as a Stephen Minister, giving care and comfort to others in times of crisis.

Services will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, October 13, 2012, at Flanner and Buchanan - Carmel , 325 East Carmel Drive. Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Friday, October 12, 2012, and also one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be directed to the American Diabetes Association . Online condolences or to view Carol's video tribute may be done by visiting
Published in the The Indianapolis Star on October 11, 2012



Stephen Robert Davis    1947-2006
Stephen Robert Davis 1947-2006
Steven R. Davis

Born; Aug 11, 1947
Died: Aug 30,  2006   at the age of 59    Evansville, IN


Peggy Tina DeWitte
Peggy Tina DeWitte

Peggy Tina (DeWitte) Bentley

Peggy Tina (DeWitte) Bentley, 65, of Indianapolis, passed away October 30, 2012. She was born October 10, 1947, in Indianapolis, to the late Jake and Ima Jean DeWitte.

Visitation will be Friday, November 2, 2012, from 4:00 p.m. until the time of service at 6:00 p.m. at Shirley Brothers Drexel Chapel, 4565 E. 10th St.

Peggy is survived by her loving children, Stacey Gordon (David), David Wheatley, Joshua Bailey (April), Duane Bentley (Elizabeth) and Shara Bailey; grandchildren, Amber Gordon, Matthew Gordon, Alexis Wheatley, Rheanna Hill, Alan Bentley, Olivia Bentley, Marisa Bailey, Nevaeh Bailey and Layla Bailey; and great-grandchildren, Braden Musick and Ambriel Adkins.

Steven Merrill Dickhaus    1947-1999
Steven Merrill Dickhaus 1947-1999
Steven Merrill Dickhaus

Born: May 31, 1947
Died: February 22, 1999  at the age of 51
Bloomington Herald-Times, Feb 25, 1999

Spouse: Carol Patterson

Marriage Date: 8 May 1976
Marriage Place: Marion, Indiana, USA

Burial: Forest Lawn Memory Gardens
Johnson County
Indiana, USA
Find A Grave Memorial# 135677192
Dottie (Dunbar) Larson
August 28, 1947 – March 26, 2023

Dottie Larson, age 75, of Apache Junction, Arizona passed away on Sunday, March 26, 2023. Dottie was born in Indianapolis, IN.

A visitation for Dottie will be held Friday, April 7, 2023 from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM at Lakeshore Mortuary, 1815 South Dobson Road, Mesa, Arizona 85202. A funeral service will occur Friday, April 7, 2023 at 12:30 PM, 1815 South Dobson Road, Mesa, Arizona 85202. A committal service will occur Friday, April 7, 2023 at 2:30 PM at Greenwood Memory Lawn Cemetery, 2300 West Van Buren Streeet, Phoenix, Arizona 85009.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Larson family.

Donna "Kelly" L. (Duncan) Shamley1947-2018
Donna "Kelly" L. (Duncan) Shamley

Clearwater, FL - Donna L (Duncan) Shamley 71, of Clearwater, Florida, passed away Sunday April 22, 2018. She was born to William and Alma Duncan on February 18, 1947 in Indianapolis IN. She was preceded in death by her parents and sister Judy Holzer of Peoria IL.

Most of her friends knew her as Kelly as she chose that name in 1965 when she met Gary in Indianapolis. Kelly is survived by her husband of 51 years, Gary C Shamley of Clearwater, their sons Gary JR (Debbi) Shamley of Tampa Fl and Colin (Melissa) Shamley of Shelbyville, In. and five precious grandchildren Corey, Mason, Colin Jr, Brookelyn and Hannah Shamley. She retired in 2000 from Tucker Reality in Indianapolis and spent the last 18 years in Clearwater Fl.

A Celebration of Life will be held 2:00 PM Saturday at St John's Episcopal Church, 1676 South Belcher Road Clearwater, Florida. Burial will be in Memorial Garden at St John's. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society 3709 West Jetton Ave Tampa, Fl 33629.

Published in the The Indianapolis Star on Apr. 29, 2018

Newman Durrell
Died: July 21, 2022

Peoria, AZ — Newman Durell died July 21,2022 after a long illness surrounded by family. He is pre-deceased by his parents, Newman and Dotie Durell and his brother-in-law, Tom Atherton. He was born in Nashua, New Hampshire in 1947, but the family soon had a job-related move to Iowa where his sister was born. The family then moved to Indianapolis, IN. Newman lived in Indiana until he married.

Newman attended Arlington High School. He was a trombone player with both the school jazz and marching bands. A highlight of his musical experience was forming a jazz trio and playing with Doc Severinsen. Newman went to Indiana State University where he earned a BS degree in political science. He met his future wife, Milsa (AKA "Charlie") in 1966 and they married in 1970. Newman was hired by the Bureau of Indian Affairs to begin his 36 years as a guidance counselor. He worked at a Navaho elementary boarding school in Chinle, Arizona for three years. Son Christopher arrived in November 1970 and son Sean arrived in 1973 as the family was moving to Newman's next position in New London, New Hampshire with the Kearsarge Reg. School District. While at Kearsarge, he attended the University of Maine and earned a M.Ed. in Guidance in 1974. He was in the Elementary school only a few years and then moved into the junior high school level until his retirement in 2006.

Newman's greatest joys were his sons, Daughter-in-Laws, and four wonderful granddaughters. He loved being with his family and watching the girls' involvement in their athletic/arts and interests. Beyond family, his love was coaching girls' sports: soccer, basketball, softball and refereeing games too. He coached many players who continued playing beyond junior high and high school. He also ran four marathons!

Newman is survived by his wife of 52 years, Milsa, son Christopher and his wife, Brigit; son Sean and his wife, Marianne; granddaughters Ani Sophia, and Katy in Glendale, AZ and Melody and Abby in Bow, NH; sister Linda Atherton in Bedford, NH; three nephews: Tom, Dan, and Matthew and their families; step-sister Penny Abbott and her husband and family; also many cousins.

Newman will be interned at Elkins Cemetery as his beloved New Hampshire has called him home. Details regarding a celebration of Newman's life will be announced. Chadwick Funeral Service is assisting the family with arrangements.


Alan M. Eiler
Died December 14, 2023

Alan Maus Eiler, 77, of Columbus, passed away unexpectedly  Thursday, December 14, 2023, in Inverness, Florida. He was born November  13, 1946, in Peru, Indiana, the son of John Dale Eiler and Madelyn Maus  Eiler. Alan spent his early years on the family farm in Miami County  until his family moved to Indianapolis. 
Alan was a devoted  follower of Jesus Christ, an active member of the First Christian Church  in Columbus, was active in the Extended Hand Prison Ministries, and  served on their board of directors. He graduated from Arlington High  School where he played varsity basketball and received a scholarship to  Daytona Beach College. Alan attended Purdue University and received his  Masters degree in education from Butler University. Alan was the first  Arlington student to return to Arlington to begin his teaching career.  He went on to teach and coach at Carmel-Clay Middle School and Hamilton  Southeastern. After retiring from teaching, he returned to his true  love, which was farming in Bartholomew County.  
Funeral  services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, December 23, 2023, in  Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home with Tim Bond officiating. Following  the service, he will be laid to rest in Flat Rock Baptist Cemetery.  Visitation will be held on Friday from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Alan to  Extended Hand Ministries P. O. Box 44163 Indianapolis, IN 46244 or  through the funeral home. 
Alan is survived by his wife, Gayle  L. (Newsom) Eiler, whom he married March 11, 2001; sons, Mitchell  (Fran) Eiler, Brent (Becky) Crider and Bryan (Amanda) Sefcik; daughter,  Misty N. (Rob) Regan and grandchildren, Julian Eiler, Alexander Crider,  Jodie Crider, Evelyn Crider, Caroline Sefcik, Charlotte Sefcik, Claire  Sefcik and Chase Sefcik.  
You are invited to view his video  tribute, light a virtual candle of remembrance, and send a message of  condolence to the Eiler family via the funeral home website:

To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Alan M. Eiler please visit our Sympathy Store.



Steve Estabrook1947-2015
Steve Estabrook1947-2015
Steve Estabrook
April 9, 1947 - December 6, 2015
It is with heavy heart that I report to you the passing of a good friend and classmate, Steve Estabrook, last Sunday, December 6 here in Indianapolis.
In announcing Steve’s passing, so many, many folks have contacted me sharing memories and wanting to pay respects at his funeral service.  However, on Friday, his two children, Libby (New York) and Breck (Houston), returned to Indy to have dinner with more than dozen close friends and no formal services will be held locally.  The family plans on a private service in New York in a couple of months before laying Steve to rest at a family plot in Dayton, Ohio.

In high school, many will remember Steve as the quarterback on the football team and as a distinguished baseball player as well. He later graduated with a business degree from Ball State.  In work life, Steve held many different positions including ones in real estate franchising, the oil industry, and life insurance investing.   He was an avid golfer and played often on the links with former classmates.  I ran into Steve myself this summer on the course, and he was so quick to offer up a drink and re-live his round of golf that day.  He made a sincere plea that we get together for a round of golf at Pebblebrook - and now I’ll never have that opportunity again.  Steve had also been active in years past with our reunion planning team and he was always a fixture with a hearty laugh and many stories at each reunion.
Despite Steve’s large presence in life, close friends always called him "Bunny.” I understand that name derived from the Easter Bunny and of course his name, E(a)sta-brook. 
Steve is also the 100th known member of the 679 members of our Class of ’65 to pass on.  Classmates are welcome to share stories and memories of Steve on our class Facebook site, Arlington H.S. Class of 1965 (63,64 & 66).  Bunny, we’ll miss you.


Rachel Ann (Brooks) Eusey    1947-1985
Rachel Ann (Brooks) Eusey 1947-1985
Rachel Ann Eusey

Born: 7 Sep 1947
Died Apr 1985

Burial Oaklawn Memorial Gardens Fishers, Hamilton County, Indiana, USA
Plot Garden of Devotion

Find A Grave Memorial ID 66411035
William Wendel Fair    1947-2009
William Wendel Fair 1947-2009

William (Bill) W. Fair

Born:  July 05, 1947
Died:  December 14, 2009
William (Bill) W. Fair, Jr., 62, died December 14th in Monticello, Indiana. He is survived by his daughter, Sandra Lamping, son-in-law Richard, grandchildren Grace and Oliver (Lawrence, IN), sisters Mary Lou Brumfiel (Dunkirk, IN) and Janice Fair (Noblesville, IN). He was preceded in death by his parents, Bill and Betty Fair (Danville, IN).

He served in the United States Navy as a medical corpsman, and was a member of the United States Navy Basketball Team. An Arlington High School graduate, he attended Purdue University and the University of Florida.

He was an avid racing fan, bass angler and volunteer announcer at Marian College sporting events. He was formerly employed at Methodist Hospital as an inhalation therapist, Combined Insurance Company and the United States Postal Service. Memorial visitation will be Saturday December 19th from 2 - 5 p.m. in the funeral home.

Richard Bruce Ferguson
May 13, 1947 - December 30, 2020

Richard Bruce Ferguson, of Cooksville, passed away on December 30, 2020, at Carle BroMenn Medical Center. Bruce was born May 13, 1947, in Indianapolis, IN, to Robert and Elizabeth (Keurst) Ferguson.

He leaves behind two children: Tonya (Aaron) Jane Anderson and Richard Brian Ferguson; brother-in-law, Jerry Stokes; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Elizabeth Ferguson; brother, Steve Ferguson; and brother-in-law, Tracy Stokes.

Cremation has been accorded at East Lawn Funeral Home. A memorial service will be held in the spring.

To read the full obituary and leave condolences, please visit  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Paralyzed Veterans of America.

David Spencer Freeman    1946-2001
David Spencer Freeman 1946-2001
David Spencer Freeman

55, Indianapolis, died Aug. 27. He was a sheet metal worker 35 years for Henry C. Smither Roofing Co., retiring this year. He was a member of Sheet Metal Workers Local 20.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. Services: 10 a.m. Aug. 30 in G.H. Herrmann Madison Avenue Funeral Home, with calling from 4 to 9 p.m. Aug. 29. Burial: Greenwood (Ind.) Cemetery. Survivors: wife Linda S. Creque Freeman; son Spencer H. Freeman; sister Cheryl L. Sanders.
John Philip Fretwell
John Philip Fretwell
John Philip Fretwell


David “Dave” Robert Gerow

February 15, 1947 - January 5, 2024

76, Westfield, passed away on Friday January 5, 2024. He was born to Robert and Betty (Cardenas) Gerow on February 15, 1947 in Indianapolis. Dave was a graduate of Arlington High School and an attendee of Indiana University.

He married Kathy (Knox) on October 3, 1970. Dave was Vice President of Sales for EBSCO Subscription Services for 26 years. He was a member of Calvary United Methodist Church in Brownsburg. Dave was an avid trumpet player and member of the Indianapolis Symphonic Band for approximately 35 years. Additionally, he was a member and part owner of the New Ventures Big Band.

Dave enjoyed sharing his love for music with others, and he was active in the Phillips Music Guild of Indianapolis. He was a dedicated grandfather, a wonderful photographer, a patient fisherman, and a woodworking hobbyist. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends at the family Lodge near Ludington, MI.

Dave is survived in death by his wife, Kathy Gerow; children Derek (Jennifer) Gerow and Nicole (Chad) Reed; grandchildren Nick and Audrey Gerow and Chloe and Cole Reed; brothers Ron (Jeanne) Gerow and Jim (Vicky) Gerow. He was preceded in death by his parents and son, Jeremy Gerow.

Visitation will be from 11 am to 1 pm Thurs. Jan. 11 at Matthews Mortuary, Brownsburg, with funeral services immediately following at 1 pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in honor of David Gerow to the Phillips Music Guild at Burial will be in Brownsburg Cemetery.

Kay Lee (Gill) Rousseau    1947-2002
Kay Lee (Gill) Rousseau 1947-2002
Kay Lee (Gill) Rousseau

Funeral services for Kay Lee Gill Rousseau, 55, of Shreveport will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, May 20, 2002 in Centuries Funeral Home Chapel. Officiating will be Rev. Larry O'Dell, Pastor of Christ United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in Centuries Memorial Park. Visitation will be Sunday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Kay entered into rest on Friday, May 17, 2002 at her residence after a brief illness. She was born in Pocatello, ID and was also a former resident of Indianapolis, IN. Kay has resided in Shreveport for the past six years and was a Surgical Secretary at the Overton Brooks V. A. Medical Center. She was preceded in death by her father, Merle Gill on April 14, 2002. She is survived by her mother, Florence Gill; a daughter, Elise Gallagher; grandson, Jordan Gallagher; and a brother, David Gill and wife Nona, all of Shreveport; and numerous Aunts, Uncles and Cousins.

In-lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Christ United Methodist Church

Alice Goff Harris    1947-2010
Alice Goff Harris 1947-2010
Alice Faye (Goff) Harris

Alice F. Harris Age 62 of Indianapolis, passed away on Wednesday, January 6, 2010. Alice had worked in customer service with Patriot Insurance Company. She had also worked at Monroe Guarantee Insurance Company. Alice was a member of Red Hats Society. Alice is survived by her loving and devoted husband of 42 years Silas C. Harris, her daughter Jodi (Brit) Thielemann, 3 adoring grandchildren, Mady, Jack and Nate, sister and best friend Debbie (Roger) Knox, and brother Bill (Lisa) Goff.

Memorial services will be held at Flanner Buchanan Funeral Center-Lawrence, Saturday January 9, 2010 at 6 pm, with visitation from 4 pm till time of service. Friends and family are welcome to sign the online guest book for Alice at:


Jerry Lynn Grable    1947-1980
Jerry Lynn Grable 1947-1980
Jerry Lynn Grable
Born; Sept 22, 1947
Died; Oct 1980  at the age of 33

Michael D. Hackler

1947 - 2016

Michael D. Hackler, 69, of Indianapolis, passed away September 19, 2016. He was born June 8, 1947 in Washington, IN to Raymond Sr. and Norma (Moore) Hackler. Michael received his Bachelors degree from Ball State University. He retired in 2014 from Praxair Surface Technologies as a technician after 19 years.

Michael enjoyed the Indianapolis 500, Colts, grilling, golfing, gardening and was a devoted family man. He also had a love for the ocean. Michael was a member of Greenwood Christian Church. He was preceded in death by his father, Raymond Hackler Sr.

Funeral services will be Friday, September 23, at 10:30 am in Hampton-Gentry Funeral Home, where friends may call Thursday, September 22, from 4:00 to 8:00 pm. Entombment will be in Maple Hill Cemetery. Survivors include his wife, Flo Hackler; mother, Norma Hackler; daughters, Melissa Reynolds, Matilie Hackler and Marsha (Andre) Harlan; brother, Raymond (Rochelle "Rocky") Hackler Jr.; sisters, Diane (Ross) Guzik and Debra (Mark) Kleis; grandchildren, Logan, Ramsey & Kira Reynolds & Mikey and Andre Jr. "A.J." Harlan.


Beverly Jane (Hall) Andrews

Beverly J. Andrews passed away, at the age of 52, in the St. Vincent Hospice in Indianapolis, Indiana, the daughter of John d. and Mary H. (Welter) Hall.

She was a member of the Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church in Indianapolis.

Family members surviving her were two sons, Joe Andrews, West Lafayette, Indiana and John D. Andrews, Mooresville, Indiana; a daughter, Sarah Sotak, Terre Haute, Indiana; a sister, Helen Hall, Noblesville, Indiana; and three grandchildren.
Funeral services for Beverly Andrews were held in the Pasco Memorial Mortuary, Greenfield, Indiana followed by interment in the Park
Daniel Lewis Hanes    1947-2004
Daniel Lewis Hanes 1947-2004
Daniel L. Hanes

Daniel L. Hanes 57, Fishers, passed away August 2, 2004. He worked for Local 440 as a plumber and was a member of the Elks. Graveside services will be held at Memorial Park Cemetery, Wednesday, August 4 at 10:30 a.m.

He is survived by his wife, Gail Hanes, son, John B. Hanes (Mitzi), daughter Kimberly L. Cecil (Scott), siblings, Judith A. Rumbaugh, Gary B. Hanes, Kathy Clover, David K. Hanes, and grandchildren, Brittany, Josh, Tori, Samantha, and Mackenzie.

Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society. Shirley Brothers Washington Memorial Chapel is handling the arrangements.
Norris Chester Harshey    1947-1978
Norris Chester Harshey 1947-1978
​Norris Chester "Bud" Harshey

Born; July 1, 1947
Died; Oct 1978  at the age of 31  Indianapolis IN
Spouse: Carol S. Harshey
Born: November 13, 1946
Died: April 10, 2011

Burial: Washington Park East Cemetery
Marion County
Indiana, USA
Joan Katherine Heady    1947-1999
Joan Katherine Heady 1947-1999
Joan Katherine Heady

Born; Sept 16, 1947
Died; June 27, 1999  at the age of 51,  Indiana

John Charles Hillery1947-2017
John Charles Hillery1947-2017
John Charles Hillery

John Charles Hillery
June 16, 1947 - December 3, 2017

A celebration of life for John Charles Hillery, 70, of Madison will be at 11 a.m. May 5 at Hanover United Methodist Church in Hanover. He died Dec. 3, 2017, at Kentuckiana Medical Center in Clarksville. He was born June 16, 1947, in Madison, Wisconsin, the son of Charles M. and Delores Cooley Hillery. His early life was in Pennsylvania, North Carolina and West Virginia before his family settled in Indianapolis. His life was shaped by the nurturing of his parents and by two educators who helped him to realize and fulfill his future as a photojournalist.

While a student at Indianapolis Arlington High School, Mary Benedict encouraged him to look at life through a camera. He pursued his interest in photography at Indiana University, where he and many generations of photojournalists were taught and mentored by Will Counts. Behind his cameras, he photographed and witnessed major news and sports events of his time and quietly took equal pleasure in documenting the infinite beauty of nature and its creatures. He enjoyed sports and photographed some of the great moments of competition in the NBA, NFL, NHL, MLB, PGA and other major leagues; racing, whether among horses or autos or bikes or boats; and the array of Big 10 sports.

He began his professional career at The Herald in Decatur, Illinois. He went to Detroit in 1975 where he remained until 2002, working primarily as a freelance photographer whose images were distributed by wire services and photo agencies and published in newspapers and magazines. For many years, he was part of Ford Motor Co.'s team that set up auto shows and introduced its new models. When he reflected on his most memorable assignments as a photojournalist, he always noted two events early in his career: In April 1974, aboard an Indiana National Guard helicopter, he was among the first to photograph the destruction in southern Indiana from the Super Outbreak of tornadoes. In September 1974 he photographed Evel Knievel's attempt to jump the Snake River Canyon in Idaho.

He is survived by his wife, Margaret "Maggie" Craig Hillery; one sister, Pam Ator of Black Mountain, North Carolina; one brother, David Hillery of Annapolis, Maryland; three nieces, one nephew, two great-nieces, two great-nephews and other relatives. He was preceded in death by his parents and by many generations of his four-legged companions. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Jefferson County Animal Shelter, Hanover United Methodist Church or the National Press Photographers Foundation.

Robert E. (Bob) Hittel-2012
Robert E. (Bob) Hittel-2012
Robert E. "Bob" Hittle

Robert E. "Bob" Hittle passed away at his home April 10, 2012  He was 64. He was in the first graduating class of Arlington High School. Bob graduated from Purdue University in 1969, and was a certified forester. He worked for the Indiana State Highway Department when he graduated as a landscape architect. He later worked for D.E. McGillen as an environmental specialist. Bob always said he was proud of all the design projects he had completed to make Indiana roads better. He retired from American Structure Point in 2009.

Bob had been in Boy Scout Troop #1, and later worked with his son's Troop #174. He also was a member of Ducks Unlimited, and the Washington Township Parents' Council. Bob was a member of First Baptist Church, where he also served as a Little League Coach.

Bob was always happy to be a part of his son's and daughter's activities as they grew up. He is survived by his wife of nearly 42 years, Sue Hittle, who he grew up with; a daughter, Kristin Marie Hittle; and a son, Kevin Michael Hittle and his wife Katy.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 14, 2012 at First Baptist Church, 8600 N. College Ave., Indianapolis, with calling for one hour prior to the service.
Memorial Donations may be directed to Purdue Forestry Department or First Baptist Church.

Published in the The Indianapolis Star on April 12, 2012

Ryan Ward Holly
January 29, 1947 - August 29, 2018

Ryan W. Holly (DOB 01/29/47) passed away on Wednesday, August 29, 2018. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Bonnie, his daughter Wendy, his son Travis, his granddaughter Payton, and his grandson Nolan, along with his younger sisters Claudia and Jennifer.

Ryan was proud to have served in the Marine Corps in Crash, Fire, and Rescue with Marine Air Wing at El Toro Marine Air Station and Santa Ana Air Facility California. He was also selected to serve in Quito Ecuador as a Marine Guard for the American Embassy. He achieved the rank of Sergeant. Ryan then worked in Route Sales for Wonder Bread for many years.

In his spare time Ryan enjoyed being a ham radio operator, contacting his former classmates for Arlington High School reunions, and contributing to the Find-A-Grave website where he logged countless hours collecting and documenting gravesite information.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alzheimer's Association at

Dr. Jan Holly

Dr. Jan Holly, who spent a lifetime sharing her passion for classical music and her limitless knowledge of the topic to thousands of college students, died on March 4, 2020, after a hard-fought battle with cancer. She was 72.

Professor Emerita Holly was awarded a Ph.D. in musicology from the University of Maryland and taught graduate courses there in music research and scholarly writing. She also held a Master of Music degree from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music and a Bachelor of Arts in piano performance from Ball State University, in Indiana.

She was a full professor of music and continuously served for 30 years as music program manager at Frederick Community College (FCC) in Frederick, Maryland, where she was responsible for building the curriculum and staff from nearly nothing to a thriving program when she retired in 2014. She served as department chair for Communications, Humanities and Arts at FCC from 2006-2010.

A recognized leader in higher education in the arts, she was appointed in 2011-12 to a Middle States Commission on Higher Education Accreditation Team that evaluated the State University of New York, Potsdam, and the Crane School of Music.

A student of the Golandsky/Taubman piano technique in the Philadelphia studio of concert pianist and pedagogue Robert Durso, she was admitted in 2008 to the Golandsky Institute’s Piano Teacher Participation Program. A practice assistant at the Golandsky International Symposium, held each summer at Princeton University, she was invited to serve as examiner for a Ph.D. dissertation on  the Taubman Technique. Dr. Holly maintained a private piano studio specializing in the training of beginning, intermediate, and early advanced adult students.

After retiring to Sanibel, she continued to teach online courses in music history/appreciation, world music, and American popular music. She was an organist for St. Michael and All Angels Church on Sanibel, where she also sang in the choir. She carved out a second career as a writer for local publications, and as a public relations consultant. She was a member of the board of directors of the Committee of the Islands and served on the BIG ARTS Classical Music and Classical Music Scholarship committees.

She was an avid bicyclist and tennis player, and she loved to take long walks on the Sanibel beaches.

Dr. Holly was preceded in death by her father, John Weaver Holly; and her mother, Mary Holmes Holly. She is survived by her sisters, Judith Workman (Dick) and Susan Holly (Mark Twombly); her niece, Jennifer Lessinger (Ozzie); her nephews, Michael Workman (Beth) and James Twombly Holly; her great-nephews, Sam and Gus Lessinger; and great-niece, Sadie Lessinger.

A Celebration of Life is planned at St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church on Sanibel island for a future date to be determined as soon as possible once it is safe to have a public event.  

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to CROW and PAWS.

Janet Kathryn (Hooper) Berry    1947-2002
Janet Kathryn (Hooper) Berry 1947-2002
Janet K. (Hooper) Berry

Janet K. (Hooper) Berry, 54, New Palestine, died July 26. She was a homemaker. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or Humane Society of Indianapolis. Services: 2 p.m. July 31 in New Hope Community Church. Calling: none. Survivors: husband Ronald L. Berry; mother Helen Hooper; brothers Mark, Dan, Rick Hooper; grandmother Lucille Osborne. Shirley Brothers Washington Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.
Nita Carol (Jackson) Altman
Christine Jacovak
Christine Jacovak

Christine Jakovac


Barry Lee Jansen    1946-1978
Barry Lee Jansen 1946-1978
Barry Lee Jansen

Born: September 19, 1946
Died: April 1978  at the age of 31.  Indianapolis IN.

Burial:  APR 8,1978
Crown Hill Cemetery
Marion County
Indiana, USA
Plot: Sec: 223, Lot: 462
Stephen Reid Jennings    1946-1997
Stephen Reid Jennings 1946-1997
Stephen R Jennings

Born; December 20, 1946
Died; June 2, 1997   at the age of 50,  Greenwood IN

Steven Robert Jones    1947-2005
Steven Robert Jones 1947-2005
Steven R. Jones

Steven Robert Jones Age 58, of Indpls., died Thurs., Sept. 22, 2005. Steven was born April 11, 1947 to Robert L. and Gladys (Schilling) Jones, who survive. He was a Manager and Foreman with R & R Donnelley Co. working 36 yrs., formerly in Harrisonburg, VA, and lastly in Reynosa, Mexico.

Steven was a U.S. Army veteran of the Viet Nam War, a 1965 graduate of Arlington High School, a 1969 Fine Arts graduate of Wabash College, a member of American Legion Post # 34, the Delta Tau Delta fraternity in Crawfordsville, IN, and a member of Centenary Christian Church.

Steven is survived by his parents, his brother, Marc D. Jones, along with aunts, uncles and cousins. Funeral services will be held Wednesday (09-28-05) at 2 p.m. in Flanner & Buchanan Washington Park East Funeral Center, where friends may call from 1 p.m. until service time. Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Indianapolis, and or Methodist Hospital Foundation of Indianapolis.

Mark Stephen Katzenberger    1947-2004
Mark Stephen Katzenberger 1947-2004
Mark Steven Katzenberger
Mark Steven Katzenberger, of Castle Hayne, NC, died Tuesday at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.
A celebration of the life of Mr. Katzenberger will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, at Andrews Mortuary Market Street Chapel.

Star-News (Wilmington, NC) - June 18, 2004


David Charles Kendall
Died, February 24, 2019

David C. Kendall, 72, of Indianapolis, passed away peacefully with his children by his side, on February 24, 2019.  He graduated from Arlington High School

David was drafted in to the US Army and served during the Vietnam War.

He was a letter carrier for the United States Postal Service for many, many years; working out of the Lawrence and Nora Branch. He retired in 2009. David volunteered his time as a swimming official for the Warren Aquatics Club, always there supporting his granddaughters. He also was a coach of Bel East and Pendleton Little Leagues.

David stayed young by keeping up with his 4 grandchildren. He was “sports of all sorts” fan and would attend any game of anyone who shared their schedules.

He is survived by his daughter, Michelle “Shelly” (Steve) Shuffitt; his son, Michael (John Gazda) Kendall; step-daughter, Shonda (Tom) Moore; 2 granddaughters, Allison and Sara Shuffitt; 2 grandsons, Jordan Dick and Sam Moore; siblings, Steve Kendall, Dick Kendall, Patti (John) Bucholtz, and Nancy (Jim) Rones; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles Frank Kendall Jr. and Helen Louise Kendall; and grandson, Josh Shuffitt.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 28, 2019 at Indiana Funeral Care, Harry W Moore Chapel. Friends may come and share stories with his family from 4 p.m. until service time. In lieu of flowers, the family would like donations be made in David’s name to the Warren Aquatics Club, 10403 Fairhaven Court, Indianapolis, IN 46229.

Sharon K. (Kennedy) Pugh1947-1989
Sharon K. (Kennedy) Pugh1947-1989
Sharon K. (Kennedy) Pugh

Services for Sharon K. Kennedy Pugh, 42, Indianapolis, will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday in Harry W. Moore Castleton Chapel. Born 24 Aug 1947 and died Sept 1989. Calling will be from 2 to 5 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday. Mrs. Pugh, who died Friday, was a credit analyst for Brylane Co. 10 years. Married James Pugh Sept 12, 1966
Published in the Indianapolis Star
Carol Sue Kersey DuVall
Harry Clement (Bud) Kisselman    1947-1973
Harry Clement (Bud) Kisselman 1947-1973
Harry "Bud" Kisselman

Born; September 19, 1947
Died; March 1973   at the age of 25

Washington Park East Cemetery
Marion County
Indiana, USA


Brenda E. (Knipe) Davis

Brenda E. Davis, age 66, of Edwardsburg, Michigan, passed away Sunday, July 28, 2013, at the St. Joseph East Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky. Brenda was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, to John J. Knipe and Lillian Belle Morgan Knipe.

She was a nurse's aide for Wedgewood Pines Assisted Care in South Bend, Indiana. She is survived by her husband, Harold L. Davis Sr.; their two sons, Harold Jr. (Amy) Davis from Niles, Michigan, and Ken (Melissa) Davis of South Haven, Michigan; their daughter, Tasha (Tim) Young of Bangor, Michigan; 8 grandchildren, Constance Novy, Kacey Novy, Alex Davis, Trevor Davis, William Davis, Amber Davis, Laura Davis and Caitlyn Young; one great-grandson, Chandler Novy; six siblings, Renna Lisby, John Knipe, Joan Tweedy, Terry Hurst, Hetty Hurst & Tom Knipe. Also surviving her as well are numerous brothers-in-law, sisters-in-laws, nieces and nephews. She will be greatly missed.

She was preceded in death by her parents, three siblings, Dean Knipe Sr., Laura Hodson and Gail Strange. It was Brenda's wish to give the Gift of Life to help others live. Those wishes are being fulfilled by the Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates. A memorial service to celebrate her life will be 3 pm Sunday, August 11th, 2013, at Hope Community Church, 2390 Lake Street, Niles, Michigan.

Published in South Bend Tribune on Aug. 1, 2013


Patricia Sue (Lambert) Phelps
June 23, 1947 - January 7, 2021

Indianapolis - Patricia Susan 'Susie' 'Sue' Phelps, 73, died Jan. 7, 2021 in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Susan was born Jun. 23, 1947 in Indianapolis, Indiana to William and Josephine Lambert.  She attended Arlington High School and IUPUI graduating with a master's degree in psychology. She enjoyed crafting, time with family and her work was her passion while employed at Midtown Mental Health Services.

She is survived by son Theodore Phelps (spouse Ashley), son Michael Phelps (spouse Marchell), and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Geoffrey C Lannom    1947-1965
Geoffrey C Lannom 1947-1965
Geoffrey C. Lannom

A member of the class of '65, died in the early morning of January 15 of injuries inflicted by a car two days previous.

His outgoing personality and wonderful sense of humor will be remembered as only a few of Jeff''s many endearing qualities.

While he attended Arlington, Jeff was active in music. He was a member of the Concert and Marching Bands during all his high school years and played in the Pep Band his sophomore and junior years. He also participated in the Talent Show and worked on the Senior Finance Committee his final year.
James Jackson Lawhorn II    1947-2002
James Jackson Lawhorn II 1947-2002
James J. Lawhorn II

54, Carmel, died Jan. 8. He was a banker 28 years for Bank One. Mr. Lawhorn was a 1980 graduate of Indiana University. Services: 2 p.m. Jan. 11 in First Baptist Church, 8600 N. College Ave., of which he was a member, with calling there afterward. Memorial contributions may be made to the memorial fund of the church. Survivors: wife Nancy K. Boyd Lawhorn; children James J. III, Jocelyn A. Lawhorn; father James J. Lawhorn; brother John J. Lawhorn; sister Memory Baird. Flanner & Buchanan Carmel Mortuary is handling arrangements.
Amos Lee, Jr.

66, Indianapolis, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family. Amos was a graduate of Arlington High School and IUPUI. He was a retired military veteran, having served in Vietnam. He also retired from a long career with the U.S. Postal Service. Amos loved to travel, having visited Australia, Italy, and China. He was preceded in death by his wife, Pamela (Snodgrass) Lee, and his parents, Amos and Josephine Lee.

He is survived by his children, Amy Wagoner (Mike), Amanda McDorman (Paul), and Jason Lee (Carey); eight grandchildren; his sister, Sandra Flaherty (Robert); and his canine companions, "Lucky" and "Checkers." Services will be on Tuesday, October 15 at 11 a.m. in Flanner and Buchanan - Washington Park East . Visitation will be on Monday, October 14 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the funeral center. Burial will be in Washington Park East Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the Humane Society of Indianapolis. A tribute to Amos' life may be viewed online at, where condolences may be shared with his family.

Published in the Indianapolis Star on Oct. 12, 2013

James Curtis Lentz    1947-1996
James Curtis Lentz 1947-1996
James Curtis Lentz

Birth:     Feb. 27, 1947
Death: Dec. 29, 1996

Memorial Park Cemetery
Marion County
Indiana, USA
Plot: Section 32
William Elwood Long
Died March, 2019

Kathleen Louise (Lyons) McDonald    1947-2009
Kathleen Louise (Lyons) McDonald 1947-2009
Kathleen L. McDonald

Kathleen L. Lyons McDonald 61, Pendleton, passed away March 16, 2009 at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis Indiana after sudden illness. She was born November 13, 1947 in Indianapolis, Indiana, and resided in Pendleton most of her life. Kathleen was a graduate of Arlington High School in Indianapolis. She was a homemaker, was a beautician and did some retail work.

She was a believer in Jesus Christ. She also enjoyed yard work and her flowers. She loved to play cards and enjoyed bowling when she was younger. She is survived by her husband of 38 years, Keith E. McDonald; daughter, Angela K. (Concepcion) Ledezma of Pompano Beach, Florida; son, Brian K. (Kimberly) McDonald of Indianapolis; sisters, Margaret (Gene) Moore and Janice (Greg) Pollikof; brother, William (Gay) Lyons; brother-in-law, Gary Moore; uncle, Charles (Joan) Malsch; grandchildren, Michael, Vanessa, Matthew, and Thomas McDonald and Joshua Ledezma.

Also surviving are several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Donald B. and Maran Lyons and sister, Mary Chris Moore. Visitation will be from 4 to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, March 20, 2009 at Robert D. Loose Funeral Homes & Crematory, South Chapel, 200 W. 53rd Street, Anderson. Services will be Saturday, March 21, 2009 at 2:30 p.m. at the funeral home's south chapel. Cremation will take place with burial at 1:00 p.m. Monday, March 23, 2009 at Washington Park East, Indianapolis.
Sam Allen Manning    1947-1990
Sam Allen Manning 1947-1990
Sam Allen Manning
John Stephen Maple

Born: November 19, 1947
Died: November 4, 1997  at the age of 50
Sherri Marshall    1947-
Sherri Marshall 1947-
Sherri Marshall
James Walter Martin    1948-2008
James Walter Martin 1948-2008
James W. Martin

James W. Martin 60, of Indianapolis, passed away July 26, 2008. He was born January 22, 1948 in Indianapolis. James worked for Chase Bank as a banker, retiring in 1999. He was a member of the IU Alumni Association and former member of the Sertoma Club.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, August 9 at 12:00 p.m. at Shirley Brothers Washington Memorial Chapel, 9606 E. Washington St., with visitation one hour prior.

James is survived by his daughters, Traci Lorch, Jane Pavan, and Lisa Hobbs; and 15 grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents, Harry D. and Edna L. Mullinax Martin. Memorial contributions may be made to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, P.O. Box 6069, Dept. 95, Indianapolis, IN 46206-6069
Gary L. Mashino
March 6, 1947 - June 2, 2018

Gary L. Mashino, 71, of Greenwood passed away June 2, 2018. He was born March 6, 1947 in Terre Haute, IN to Albert and Helen (Foxworthy) Mashino.

Gary graduated from Arlington High School in 1965 and went on to Indiana State University to receive his Bachelor’s degree. He was a member of the Grace Assembly Church and volunteered for the Great Harvest Food Pantry. He enjoyed woodworking, mountains, motorcycles, old cars and trains. Gary could fix almost anything. He had a servant’s heart and would never say no.

He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Terry Mashino; children, Lori (Rey) Cantu, Julie (Tommy) Loker and Andy (Kristina) Mashino; grandchildren, Ashton, Nicholas and Ethan Cantu, Mikaela and Jessica Loker and Addison Mashino.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, June 6, 2018 from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm with a funeral service at 1:00 pm in Forest Lawn Funeral Home, 1977 S. State Rd. 135, Greenwood. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to: Great Harvest Food Pantry, 6822 US-31, New Whiteland, IN 46184.

Kaye Massena Windle HarperMay 11, 1947 - February 4, 2017
Kaye Massena Windle HarperMay 11, 1947 - February 4, 2017
Kaye (Massena) Windle Harper
May 11, 1947 - February 4, 2017

Kaye Massena Windle Harper left her earthly environ on February 4, 2017 to be with her Maker.  She was born on May 11, 1947 to Ralph and Mary Margaret Massena in rural Medora, Indiana where she spent her early childhood.  After attending Washington High School in Indianapolis, she graduated from Arlington High School with the Class of 1965.  Kaye was proud of the Massena family name and could trace her heritage to Field Marshall Andre Massena, one of Napolean’s chief army officers.

Besides being a homemaker, she made her career as a bookkeeper at Baker & Daniels and later at Greenwald-Sponsel.  Never fearing, Kaye loved to fly foot-launched hang gliders and jump from airplanes, once jumping while pregnant.  Kaye loved to gain knowledge about all things, buoyed by her constant reading.  She loved to crochet, care for her flowers and gardening, and enjoyed the beauty of nature, just “everything from God.” A truly great Christian woman at heart, she was a member of Chapel Rock Christian Church.

She was married to Steve Windle and to Michael Harper, who pre-deceases her. She is survived by her son Kevin Harper and grandson McKain and brother Tony  Massena and sister Nancy Massena. 

Timothy Andrew Matchett    1947-
Timothy Andrew Matchett 1947-
Timothy Andrew Matchett

Born; April 4, 1947
Died; September 20, 1991  at the age of 44,  Marion FL
D. Stephen
D. Stephen "Steve" McCloskey 1947-2011
D. Stephen "Steve" McCloskey

Born on 1/28/47 in Indianapolis, died 11/5/11 in Omaha at the Josie Harper Hospice House. Preceded in death by parents Donald S. and Florence T. McCloskey and brother-in-law David A. Gallmeyer. He is survived by sisters Lois Ann Gallmeyer of Albuquerque, NM and Mariel Reynolds of Indianapolis, IN as well as many nephews, nieces & cousins. 

Steve lived in Lincoln many years and was a long-time employee of the Tefft Car Care Center at 70th & Van Dorn. His amazing customer service made him a friend to many people. He was a life-long model train collector and a supporter of the Indiana Transportation Museum. Steve was the loving caretaker of his aunt, Lois Tefft, who preceded him in death by only 2 months. Memorials to the Indiana Transportation Museum, PO Box 83; Noblesville, IN 46061-0083. A memorial service is planned in Lincoln at a later date to be announced. Online condolences may be left at
Published in the The Indianapolis Star on November 12, 2011

Dianna Lee (McConnell) Ewry    1947-2000
Dianna Lee (McConnell) Ewry 1947-2000
Diana L. ( McConnell) Ewry

Born; April 10, 1947
Died; October 16, 2000  at the age of 53,   Vienna, WV

Sunset Memory Gardens
Wood County
West Virginia, USA
Plot: Sermon on the Mount


Timothy McInosh

1945 - 2011

Timothy W. McIntosh, 66, peacefully passed away on August 21, 2011. Born July 5, 1945, he was raised in Indianapolis by his loving parents, the late Walter A. and W. Pearl (Creviston) McIntosh . Survivors include his loving wife, Marilyn McIntosh, two sons, Walter (Tina); Arthur (Karin) McIntosh, one daughter, Jennifer (Stan) Bergstrom; 7 grandchildren, Scott, John, Shannon, Mariam, Zakkary, Daniel, and Megan; and one brother, Darryl McIntosh.

Tim worked in the automotive industry and had a lifelong interest in antique cars. He enjoyed working on his cars and was thankful for his friendships with other enthusiasts. He was also involved in Scottish societies and family genealogy; one of his fondest memories was his trip to Scotland. Services have been entrusted in Forest Lawn Funeral Home and Memory Gardens, 1977 South State Road 135, Greenwood. A public visitation will be held at the funeral home on Friday, September 2, 2011 from 1 2 p.m. with a funeral service immediately following. Burial will be private at a later date at Forest Lawn Cemetery.

Johnny Levert McWilliams
Died Friday, April 1, 2022

Johnny Levert McWilliams, a resident of Dadeville, AL, passed away at Compassus Bethany Hospice Hospital on Friday, April 1, 2022. He was 75 years old.  He is survived by his wife, Debbie McWilliams, his daughter Nanci McWilliams, his two sisters, Kathy Kimbrough (Jim) and Sandra Arthur (Kevin), plus numerous cousins and many other family members, plus his loving family dogs, Emma Lou and Ditto.

Services will be held on Saturday May 7, 2022. Visitation will be in Talladega, AL at Usrey Funeral Home from 11am-12pm, followed by a memorial service at 12:00pm. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Auburn University Athletics or the National Kidney Foundation-

Steven Russell Meyer1946-2014
Steven Russell Meyer1946-2014
Steven Russell Meyer

As generous as he was witty, Steven Russell Meyer, 68, died peacefully in his sleep at home on July 8, 2014. He was born July 2, 1946 in Indianapolis, Indiana to the late Chester and Betty Meyer.
Russell was a 1965 graduate of Arlington High School in Indianapolis. He went on to enlist in the U.S. Air Force, where he served honorably as a Sergeant from 1964 to 1968. He earned a Good Conduct Medal for exemplary service in Vietnam.

Russell's 30-year career in sales with Universal Instruments took him around the world on business. His travels abroad extended to almost every continent. Stateside, he spent time in 49 of 50 states. Only Idaho missed the chance to host this savvy traveler. Russell earned one of Universal's most distinguished awards in 1991, North American Salesman of the Year.

Russell is survived by his daughter, Ali Foster; his son, Scott Meyer and their mother, Judy Meyer. Russell was blessed with six granddaughters, Anaka, Liesel, Elliotte, Evelyn, Eleanor and Amelia. Russell was close with his two surviving siblings, Janice Stamm and Dale Meyer.
Please join us for a celebration of his life on Wednesday, July 16 in Leppert Mortuary, Nora Chapel , located at 740 East 86th Street in Indianapolis. Visitation begins at 5 p.m., service and honor guard military flag presentation at 7:30 p.m.

Published in the The Indianapolis Star on July 13, 2014

Carol Nancy Miller
Carol Nancy Miller 1946-1998
Carol Nancy Miller


Washington Park East Cemetery
Marion County
Indiana, USA


Cynthia Bess (Miller) Lawrence    1947-2006
Cynthia Bess (Miller) Lawrence 1947-2006

Cynthia (Miller) Lawrence

AM’70, AM’72, PhD’78, an art-history professor, died of endometrial cancer July 26 in New York City. She was 59. After teaching at SUNY Stony Brook and Rutgers University, Lawrence joined Temple University. An expert on early modern European art, she published on baroque sculpture, painting, and patronage in Flanders and the Netherlands. Survivors include her husband, David G. Lawrence, PhD’75.
Alan R. Mills Sr.1946-2013
Alan R. Mills Sr.1946-2013
Alan R. Mills Sr.

July 9, 1946 - October 11, 2013

Alan R. Mills, Sr. 67, of Spencer, passed away on Friday, October 11, 2013 at IU Health, University Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born in West Virginia on July 9, 1946 to Mildred (Myers) and James R. Mills. He was the owner of SWAT Security in Spencer for 35 years where he worked along with his son, Joshua. Mr. Mills was a member of the Owen Valley Christian Fellowship.

Alan loved to camp, hike and travel, visiting many places in the United States and several countries. He was a loyal supporter of law enforcement and was a great family man; enjoying time spent with his grandchildren was his greatest love. Alan is survived by his wife of forty years, Patricia (Hawkins) Mills; children, Timothy (Rhonda) Mills of Bloomington, Alan R. Mills, II, of San Antonio, TX, Amy (Lee) Freeman, Bradley Mills, Joshua Gardner and Jessica Gardner all of Spencer; sisters, Maryann (Ken) Winslow of Indianapolis and Susan Mills of Mexico and nine grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents; brother, David Mills and one granddaughter.

Friends may visit the family 4-6 pm, Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at West & Parrish & Pedigo Funeral Home. A prayer will be said at 6 pm by Bill Grandi. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the funeral home to help the family.

Pamela Kay Moran    1947-1990
Pamela Kay Moran 1947-1990
Pamela Kay Moran


Michael Graham Moran
Michael Graham Moran
Michael Graham Moran
Nancy Ellen Hipp (Morgan)1947-2015
Nancy Ellen Hipp (Morgan)1947-2015
Nancy Ellen (Morgan) Hipp
Nancy Ellen Hipp (Morgan), 68, of Fortville, died Dec. 5, 2015. Nancy was born in May of 1947, in Indianapolis.

She is survived by her husband, William Hipp; her four children, Raymond (Sylvia) Morgan, Corey (Michelle) Chapman, Lydia Chapman and Aimee (Jason) Fitzgerald; her sisters, Trudy (John) Fisher and Jeannie (William) Chillingworth; 16 grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Lou Ellen Dunn and Clyde Osborne.

A Celebration of Nancy's life will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 19, 2015, at  The Bridge Church 611 Vitality Dr. Fortville, IN 46040.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Nancy’s honor to Encounter Life Church 226 S. Main St. Fortville, IN 46040.

Richard Carey Morse1946-2015
Richard Carey Morse1946-2015
Richard Carey Morse
October 10, 1946 - March 25, 2015

Richard Carey Morse, 68, of Indianapolis, Indiana passed away Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at Saint Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis, IN. Richard was born October 10, 1946, in Indianapolis, Indiana, to Charles G. and Vivian V. (Salzmann) Morse. He had one brother, Ray Morse.

Richard was a 1965 graduate of Arlington High School. He later graduated from The Wilton School of Cake Decorating in Chicago. From 1971 to 1974 Richard was employed as a registered respiratory therapist in the critical care unit at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. He also, during these years, ran a successful cake decorating business. In 1975 Richard went to work as a Houseman for The Westin Hotel in Kansas City. In a short time he trained and became their Banquet Manager. He headed this department for more than thirty years overseeing banquets, catering and major events for The Westin in multiple United States cities, including Kansas City, Chicago, New Orleans, San Francisco, Detroit and Indianapolis. Richard retired from The Westin in 2009.

On September 27, 1995, and after a brief courtship, Richard and his partner Paul Hancock began their relationship. Ten years later on September 27, 2005, Richard and Paul were united in a Holy Union Ceremony at Life Journey Church where they have been members since 2004. On March 14, 2015, almost twenty years from the time they met, Richard and Paul were legally wed as husbands in their same church where they joyously celebrated with family and close friends. With great sadness, Richard was admitted to St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis one day following their marriage where he remained until his death ten days later.
Richard loved entertaining and cooking. He excelled at planning social events, parties and celebrations and did so on many occasions. We will all be sharing stories for years to come from those times. Laughter and fun was always in the mix thanks to Richard.

Richard loved to travel and was fortunate to have explored most of the United States, many European Countries and Canada. His journeys from years gone by, his trips with Paul and vacations with friends were favorite moments he mentioned often. Many friends, even strangers, past and present were witness to Richards unending kindness and generosity. Even when it was physically challenging for him he spent many days assisting and providing for others, visiting the sick and lonely, even volunteering his time for children at Indianapolis Public School #54. Richard was always thinking and doing for others.

Richard is survived by his husband, Paul J. Hancock of Indianapolis, Indiana; his brother Ray Morse and wife Margie of Boulder,CO; his nephew Brendan Morse, his wife Lori and great-nephew Collin of Denver,CO. ; his niece Allison Malicoat, her husband James and great nieces Sydney and Molly of Lenexa, Kansas; step-daughter Andrea Meneses, her husband Dave and grandchildren Audrina and Landon of New Bedford, Massachusetts; parents-in-law Wayne and June Hancock of Ft. Smith, Arkansas; and sister-in-law Margaret Hancock of Winterset, Iowa; sister-in-law KC Shay, her husband Rodney and their daughters Stephanie and Laura of Greenwood, Arkansas, Mirah Hancock of Fayetteville, Arkansas, and Eric Hancock of Little Rock, Arkansas; and pet Garvey.

Richard lived his life to the fullest and will be remembered by all for his enormous loving heart, his incredibly boisterous laugher, his kind and generous spirit and his passion for family and friends. Richard C. Morse, “a class act” will be missed by all who knew him.

Danny G Murphy    1947-1998
Danny G Murphy 1947-1998
Danny G. Murphy

Born; May 7, 1947
Died; November 16, 1998  at the age of 51. 
Burlington IA

Aspen Grove Cemetery
Des Moines County
Iowa, USA
Plot: 328 033 11
Linda Kay  (Myers) Reno1947-2013
Linda Kay (Myers) Reno1947-2013
Linda Kay  (Myers) Reno

Date Of Birth: July 18, 1947
Date Of Death: June 21, 2013

65, died June 21, 2013. Services: 12 p.m. Mon., June 24, at Indiana Funeral Care and Crematory, Harry W. Moore Chapel , with calling for two hours prior.

Published in the The Indianapolis Star on June 22, 2013

Michael W. Neal
Born October 18, 1946
Died September 11, 2019

Michael W. Neal was born October 18, 1946 in St. Louis. His wife of 43 years, Kay, advised that he passed away September 11, 2019 after suffering from an aggressive form of brain cancer which had been diagnosed in July. He and Kay had had the opportunity to enjoy but a few months of his retirement to the Carolinas where Mike had planned on playing golf every day for many years.

Classmates at the 2019 Arlington reunion were able to sign a "get-well" poster for Mike.  Kay said he treasured every comment, which was the last Mike knew of his AHS friends.

Mike graduated from Dartmouth College 1969 and the Amos Tuck School of Business Administration at Dartmouth in 1970. He retired twice, First from Eli Lilly and Company in 2000 after 29 years various Treasury,International and Elizabeth Arden finance and marketing positions, and second from Emerson Electric in 2013 after 14 years as VP of Investments.  He formerly served as Director, Board of Pensions of the Presbyterian Church USA and as of 2016 was Investment Committee Advisor for Missouri Foundation of Health.  

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Sept. 28th, 10:00 AM visitation and 11:00AM service at Second Presbyterian Church, 7700 N Meridian in Indy. 

Barbara Neff Richter
February 21, 1947 - August 28, 2021

Bellingham, Washington - After a valiant, year-long battle with a rare cancer, Barbara Colleen (Neff) Richter, age 74, of Bellevue, WA, passed away peacefully on August 28, 2021, with her daughter at her bedside in Bellingham, Washington.

Born in Indianapolis, Indiana, to Richard and Myrtle (Armstrong) Neff, Barbara's birth to Irish war bride Myrtle and U.S. Air Force officer Richard made the Indianapolis Star with the caption: "Sure a little bit of Heaven is wee Barbara Colleen Neff." She is survived by her daughter, Deborah (Carter) Turk, sister Susan (Kurt) Glaser, brother Bruce (Angela) Neff; numerous nieces and nephews, and her two grandchildren, Taylor and Talus Turk. She was preceded in death by her parents.

Barbara's happy childhood was spent in Indianapolis, graduating Arlington High School in 1965. Plans to attend university were put on hold due to a brief marriage and the arrival of Barbara's only child on her own 20th birthday. As a single mother, Barbara attended Indiana University graduating in 1976 from dental hygiene school. There she met her 2nd husband, Neville Richter. The two resettled in Washington, lured by its majestic mountain ranges, and launched their dental careers. Barbara's profession as a hygienist spanned from 1976-2020. Even in the face of a global pandemic, she planned to return to hygiene outfitted with custom PPE gear in May 2020. Her devotion and care for others was unwavering.

Barbara's lifestyle was the epitome of active. Over the years, she traveled the world extensively via road bike, kayak, and inline-skates; paddled deep into the remote Gulf Islands of Canada, and traversed miles of the Olympic and Cascade Mountain ranges. With a simple goal to improve bone density, Barbara began weight lifting in her early 40's, winning numerous "ugly trophies" (her name for them) as a competitive bodybuilder. With 110% dedication, Barbara put her mind and heart into any endeavor. In addition, she was a competitive swimmer in high school, enjoyed snow, cross country and water skiing; yoga, decorating, sewing, quilting, bird-watching and reading. And for those lucky enough to be invited to Barbara's table, no dish was too difficult or off limits in her kitchen. She would lovingly plan, prepare, and present a culinary delight for the senses, resulting in not only a sumptuous meal, but a visual work of art.
But Barbara's most preferred/favorite activity of all was spending time with her family and friends, whom she deeply loved and cherished… especially as Noni to her grandchildren and grand-dog, Woody.

"We think about you always, we talk about you still. You have never been forgotten, and you never will. We hold you close within our hearts and there you will remain, to walk and guide us through our lives, until we meet again."

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in her memory to: Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle Ronald MacDonald House, Make-A-Wish or Whatcom Hospice.


Sue Lee Oberting Judy 1947-2017
Sue Lee Oberting Judy 1947-2017

Sue Lee Oberting Judy

Born January 4, 1947
Died February 11, 2017

Sue lived in Irvington and worked for the Indiana Department of Historic Preservation and Archaeology for many years. She was found dead in her home 3 months after retiring from the State of Indiana.

There was no showing, no funeral, no public memorial service. Her body was cremated.


Michael D. Owen1946-2013
Michael D. Owen1946-2013
Michael D. Owen

Michael D. Owen, 66, of Santa Claus, IN passed away July 16, 2013 in Jasper, IN.
He was born October 28, 1946 in Indianapolis the son of the late Glen and Lulu (Cox) Owen. Mike was a U.S. Army Veteran. He worked in the food industry for over 40 years, starting from the bottom as a produce handler rising to the position of Vice President of Cubs Foods, Georgia before retiring in 2011. Mike loved working in his yard and he was a student of Civil War history. He enjoyed traveling with Linda to many historical locations. Mike was a God-fearing man who will be missed by all.

Michael is survived by his loving wife of 37 years, Linda R. Owen; children, James M. Owen, Teri D. Wilkerson (husband-John), and Michael McGinn; 8 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; sister, Becky Hoopingarner (husband-E.D.); brothers, Jim Owen and Rick Owen (wife-Melissa); brothers-in-law, Bud Marks (wife-Louise) and Ray Marks (wife-Celia), as well as aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

Services will be 1:00 P.M. Monday, July 22, 2013 at Flanner and Buchanan-Floral Park, 425 N. Holt Rd. Visitation will be from 2:00 until 6:00 P.M. Sunday, July 21, 2013 at the funeral home.

Janet Susan (Percifield) Pfington

Janet Pfingston 61, of Indianapolis, passed away February 15, 2008. She was born November 30, 1946 in Indianapolis to the late Benton Lynch and Aileen (McClain) Percifield. Janet was a graduate of Arlington High School and later attended Ivy Tech where she received an Associates Degree in Human Services. She served as Director of Dayspring Family Shelter, a social worker for Child Protective Services, and most recently as a Guardian at Litem for Child Advocates.

Janet is survived by her loving husband of 39 years, Larry A. Pfingston. Other survivors include her two daughters, Tracy L. (Greg) Cooper and Nicole A. (Michael) Hubbard and three grandchildren, Morgan, Jack and Maxwell.

Friends may call from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Monday, February 18 at the Leppert Mortuary, Nora Chapel, 740 E. 86th Street, Indianapolis. A funeral service will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 19 at the mortuary. You are invited to visit where you may sign the online register, leave a personal message or in lieu of flowers, make a memorial contribution to Child Advocates.
Dennis Perry
Dennis Perry 1947-1969

Dennis Perry

Jon Peterson
Charles Roger Pittenger
Charles Roger Pittenger 1947-1998
Charles Roger Pittenger

Birth:     1947
Death:     1998

Oaklawn Memorial Gardens
Hamilton County
Indiana, USA

Edward Price

Richard Allen Pruett    1947-2005
Richard Allen Pruett 1947-2005
Richard Allen Pruett

Born; May 31, 1947
Died; September 8, 2005  at the age of 58.  
Salem, AL
John Richard Rafferty, Jr.
Died December 29, 2022

John Richard Rafferty, Jr., 75, passed away at his home on December 29, 2022. He was born in Lexington, Kentucky on June 12, 1947, to John and Elizabeth Rafferty. John attended Trinity College and met the love of his life, Sharon Krueger. They were married on December 15, 1979.

During his career, John worked as a Librarian.  He started his career working as a Library Student Aide at IUPUI (Indianapolis).  Following graduation, he worked as a Librarian for Crossroads Bible College in Indianapolis.  Most recently, he was a Volunteer Librarian at the Museum of 20th Century Warfare in Indianapolis. Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife of 43 years, Sharon Raffery; and his brother, Michael Rafferty.

Funeral service will be held 3 p.m. Friday, January 6, 2023 at Flanner Buchanan – Memorial Park, 9350 East Washington Street, Indianapolis, Indiana, 46229. A visitation will be held from 1:30 p.m. until time of service. Burial will take place in Richmond Cemetery, Richmond, Kentucky, at Noon on Saturday, January 7, 2023.
Bill Edwin Rambole, Jr
Beverly Ann (Ramsey) Knepple
Beverly Ann (Ramsey) Knepple 1946-1976
Beverly Ann (Ramsey) Knepple

Born; June 20, 1946
Died; February 1976  at the age of 29
Ralph E. Randall
Visitation and a memorial service for Ralph E. Randall, 65, Austin, is planned today (Saturday) at the First Baptist Church of Austin. Randall died at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville on Sunday, January 27, 2012 after suffering a major heart attack.

An attorney in Scott County since 1974, he was born in Indianapolis on June 27, 1947, to Iola Crawford Randall and the late Paul Randall. He was a 1969 Indiana University graduate, earning a major in history and minoring in political science. That year, he was accepted at the Indiana University School of Law-Indianapolis, from which he graduated in 1974. He also taught elementary school for Indianapolis Public Schools while attending law school.

He married the former Martha "Marty" Rash in 1970. In 1974, he began serving as Chief Deputy Prosecutor under the late Robert Railing, then Scott County Prosecutor. He went into private law practice with the late Alfred "Red" Hays in 1978 and continued in the practice of law since that time, serving as Austin Town Attorney for nearly 25 years until the community became a city. He was also the current legal counsel for the Scott County Regional Sewer District for over 30 years, and attorney for the Austin Redevelopment Commission.

He had served his community by being active in many projects of the Austin Lions Club, including creation of Manaugh Memorial Park and renovation of the Austin train depot for which he supplied many of the photos and train memorabilia which decorate its walls.

Randall served several terms as president for both the Scottsburg and Austin Lions. He was also a deacon for many years at the First Baptist Church of Austin and taught an adult Sunday School class as well as during vacation Bible schools. He was a member of the Scott County Historical Society and Preservation Alliance Inc. and a supporter of and legal counsel for the Scott County Heritage Center and Museum.

Professionally, he was a member of the American Bar Association and the Indiana Bar Association. He had also served on the board of directors of Legal Services of Indiana in the 1970s and 1980s, leaving after serving as its president for two terms. He taught business law and related subjects for Webster University for over 20 years and served in the JAG Corps of the U.S. Army Reserve for three years.

Survivors include his wife, Marty; a son, Ryan Paul Randall and wife Andrea of Carmel; two daughters, Megan Randall of Cleves, Ohio, and Meredith Randall of Indianapolis; his mother, Iola Randall of Zionsville; two sisters, Gloria and husband Dr. John Barbour of Carmel and Rita Smith of Lebanon; and several nieces and nephews and their children.
Memorial gifts may be arranged through the staff of the Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin to benefit the Scott County Heritage Center and Museum.

Steven Edwin Reddick
Dennis Lee Reed
May 4, 1947June 7, 2017

Gladys Rosa leah (Reid) Benton    1947-1993
Gladys Rosa leah (Reid) Benton 1947-1993
Gladys Rosa Leah (Reid) Benton

Birth:     Jul. 5, 1947
Death: Oct. 12, 1993

Little Flock Cemetery
Sullivan County
Indiana, USA

Linda Lou Robbins

Born: December 19, 1947
Died: December 27, 1996
Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Cypress)
Orange County
California, USA
Robert Michael Robling 1947-2000
Robert Michael Robling 1947-2000

Robert Michael Robling

Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana, USA

R. Michael Robling, 53, of Evansville, died Sunday, June 25, 2000, at his home of cancer.

He was the executive director of the Evansville Dept of Metropolitan Development. He worked on the bond issue and land acquisition for The Victory renovation and for the Third Street and Sycamore Street parking garages. He was a representative of Evansville's sister city committee to Tochigi City, Japan.

University of Illinois in 1971, Indiana University and did his graduate studies in public administration at IUPUI.

Surviving are his mother, Frances Robling of Indianapolis, a sister, a niece and nephew, and a friend who cared for him.

Brenda Arlene (Rockhold) Southerland    1947-2003
Brenda Arlene (Rockhold) Southerland 1947-2003
Brenda Arlene (Rockhold) Southerland

Brenda A. Southerland 55, Indianapolis, died Oct. 21, 2003. She was a Physical Education and Health Teacher for the Indianapolis Public Schools; for School #71, Forest Manor and Farrington Middle School, retiring in June of this year. She was a graduate of Ball State University and received her Masters Degree from Indiana State University. She is a member of Charity Tabernacle, ISIA and NEA. She was very active in her church volunteering in many capacities including helping with the children;s choir and cooking for the Senior Saints. She had additional interests of archery, cooking in which she received awards, coaching volleyball and basketball for various schools.

She is survived by her loving family: Eugene Southerland, her husband; children, Samantha, Kimberly, John Southerland and Gena Hale; grandchildren, Shelby Southerland, Emilee Hale, Danielle Southerland; mother Faye Rockhold; brother Doug Rockhold; and sister, Julie Seward.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 24 at Charity Tabernacle with calling from 4 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23 -and- one hour prior to services on Fri. Entombment will be at Washington Park East Cemetery. Memorial Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Rickey Lynn (Roeder) Beineke    1947-1990
Rickey Lynn (Roeder) Beineke 1947-1990
Rickey Lynn (Roeder) Beineke
Jamie Lynn Rout 
March 11, 1947 - August 15, 2017

Jamie Lynn Rout passed away on August 15, 2017. Jamie was born in Bedford, IN on March 11, 1947 to James E. Rout and Helen McKibben Rout. Jamie was a graduate of Arlington High School and attended Ball State University and IUPUI. Jamie was a Claims Processor for Sagamore Insurance.

Jamie is survived by her brothers, Geoffrey and Stephen (Angela) Rout, a nephew Richard Rout, and long-time companion, Chris Johnson.

Linda Gale (Rowland) Stansel

Linda Rowland Stansel 63, Erlanger, KY, died Wednesday, October 13, 2010 at Baptist Convalescent Center in Newport, KY. She worked in administration at McGraw -Hill Publishing Company for over 30 years and was a member of Erlanger Baptist Church. Survivors include a daughter, Mindy Benjamin of Cincinnati, Ohio and Mandy Race of Walton, KY; son, Marty Stansel of Ft. Mitchell, KY; parents, Russell and Emma Jean Rowland of Erlanger; brother, Lonnie Rowland of Sevierville, TN and sister, LuAnn Bauman of Burlington, KY; five grandchildren. Visitation will be Monday October 18, 2010 from 9 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m. in Linnemann Family Funeral Homes and Cremation Center, Erlanger, KY. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Linnemann Family Funeral Homes and Cremation Center is serving the family. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimers Association 644 Linn Street, Suite 106, Cincinnati, Ohio 45203 or Baptist Convalescent Center, 120 Main Street, Newport, KY 41017.
Jacce Rush    1946-2005
Jacce Rush 1946-2005
Jacce Rush

Jacce Rush 59, of Avon, passed away Sunday, November 13, 2005. He was a master carpenter and Army veteran. He is survived by his wife, June Whitt Rush; two step-children, Kristena and Steve; one step-grandson, Josh; ;mother, Edna Rush; two brothers, Jonne (Charlene) Rush and Wayne (Sheila) Rush; two sisters, Francis (Ron) Smith and Jamie (Michael) Snyder; and several nieces and nephews.
Preceding him in death was his father, Ted Rush. Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m. Saturday, November 19, 2005 at Conkle Funeral Home, Avon Chapel, with calling there 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. Friday, November 18, 2005. Burial will be in Stilesville Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Serenity Care Hospice, 1668 E. Main St., Danville, IN 46122-9467.
Beverly Russell Apple
Died 7-20-23

There will be a Celebration of Life on Sunday, August 27, 2023 at Second Baptist Church in St. Louis, MO. She and I had agreed on Cremation and did not have anything at the Funeral Home. There will be several speakers including our daughters Julie Brengard and Jennifer Ferris and myself. Our Great Granddaughter will be playing Amazing Grace on her Viola. If anyone wants additional information about the service they can reach me at
She has had several medical problems over the years and her body finally gave out. Her daughters, son in law, great granddaughter and myself were by her side at the time of her passing. She and I have 2 daughters, 4 grand children  and 2 great grandchildren. We were married for over 57 years.
Thanks, Mike Apple
Dr. Douglas Karl Schmidt    1947-2007
Dr. Douglas Karl Schmidt 1947-2007
Schmidt, K. Douglas

Dr. K. Douglas Schmidt, 1947-2007. Doug graduated from Arlington High School in 1965, where he was Vice-President of the National Honor Society, and received his Bachelor degree in Zoology from Indiana University in 1970. He then attended Indiana University School of Dentistry, specializing in pediatric dentistry. Dr. Schmidt began his private practice in 1976 and continued for 31 years.

Prior to 1976, he served as a 4th grade teacher at IPS School #76 and was a part-time faculty member for Indiana University and was on the Faculty Council. Dr. Schmidt was a member of many professional organizations including the Indianapolis District Dental Society, Indiana Dental and American Dental Associations, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, American Association of Dental Anesthesiology, American Academy of Developmental Dentistry and Medicine, Indiana University Pediatric Alumni Association, and American Association of Dentistry for the Disabled.

He also was involved in politics, where he served as a delegate to the Republican State Convention in 2000. Known as "The Guru," Doug was a tireless and selfless proponent of the benefits of running as a part of a healthy lifestyle. He lived by the motto and inspired those around him to "be the best they could be" in running and in life. As a result of his inspiring lifestyle, he was a recipient of the WRTV Channel 6 Leadership Award for his involvement in the mentoring of young runners. He was co-founder and President of the Indiana All-Star Running Club and founder of the Indiana Middle School Cross Country Championships. He also conducted an on-going "off season" club for distance training and conditioning. Doug sponsored numerous USA Track & Field, Junior Olympic, State, Regional and National Individual and Team Champions. He was also a generous benefactor of both Butler and Indiana University's Track and Cross Country programs.

Visitation will be held Friday, June 29 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Shirley Brothers Fishers-Castleton Chapel, 9900 Allisonville Rd., with funeral services Saturday at 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Doug is survived by his mother, Burdeen Southern Schmidt Biggs; sisters, Debbie B. Schmidt Pflederer (Kevin); and nephews, Matthew C. and Benjamin D. Pflederer. His father, Karl H. Schmidt, preceded him in death.

Bruce Ralph Schnabel    1946-1992
Bruce Ralph Schnabel 1946-1992
Bruce Ralph Schnabel
Birth:  April 18, 1946
Death: October 16, 1992

Burial: Fain Cemetery
Gordon County
Georgia, USA
Kolleen Ann (Schriefer) Stacey    1947-2009
Kolleen Ann (Schriefer) Stacey 1947-2009
Kolleen A. Stacey

Kolleen Ann Stacey 61, passed away on Friday, July 10, 2009. Born on November 29, 1947, in Evansville, she was the daughter of Reverend Wallace and Malissa Schriefer. Kolleen was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 1997. Kolleen testified in front of Congress to get a bill passed called "Johanna's Law," designed to raise awareness about ovarian cancer, which passed into law in 2007.

Surviving are her husband, Bill L. Stacey of New Palestine; children, Angie Stacey Cole (husband Scott Cole) of Phoenix, AZ, and Bill R. Stacey (wife Lynne Stacey) of New Palestine; brother, David Schriefer of Worthington, IN; and grandsons, Ethan and Colin Stacey. Preceding her in death were her parents.

Visitation will be Monday, July 13, 2009 from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. at Erlewein Mortuary in Greenfield. Funeral services will take place on Tuesday, July 14, 2009, at 10:00 a.m. at the St. John United Church of Christ in Cumberland. Burial will follow at the St. John United Church of Christ Cemetery. Friends may sign the online guestbook at or e-mail condolences to

Ron Segal
Died June 18, 2023

Ronald Marvin Segal 75, of Zephyrhills, FL passed away Sunday, June 18th, 2023. He was born June 29, 1947, in Indianapolis, IN to Maurice Jerome Segal and Shirley Norma Segal. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran where he was a member of the Skinny Dragons squadron. He worked for several years at Sprint PCS and retired from the Outpatient Scheduling department with Advent Health.

Ronald is survived by his wife: Shirley E. Segal; daughter: Wendi Morales (Francisco); son: Steven Church (Karen); 4 grandchildren: Matthew Skeen, Daniel Skeen, Stephanie Church, Aaron Church; 1 great grandson: Giovanni Skeen; sister: Diane Teel (John); and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins including Sarah Ott-Johnson and Seth Teel. He was preceded in death by his son Chris, his parents: Maurice & Shirley; and sister Ilene Ott.

A Celebration of Life will be held Sunday, July 9th, 2023, from 2:00 - 4:00pm, at the Rainbow Village's Main Social Hall (4150 Lane Road, Zephyrhills, FL 33541) in Zephyrhills.

Lawrence Robert Shaffer
Charles Forrest Short
Glenn Ray Sinders    1947-2005
Glenn Ray Sinders 1947-2005
Glenn R. Sinders

Glenn R. Sinders 58, Indianapolis, passed away March 18, 2005. He was born January 23, 1947 in Youngstown, Ohio to Merle G. and Ann Woytowich Sinders who have preceded him in death. Glenn was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Glenn was a member of Jehovah Witness.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, March 23, at 12:30 p.m. at Cumberland Road Christian Church, 12625 Cumberland Rd., Fishers, IN with visitation from 11:30 p.m. until service time. Survivors include his sisters, Tannis Hahn and Sharon Adams, nieces, Chrissy, Mindy, Andrea and Kathy, 2 great-nieces and 1 great-nephew. Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society. Arrangements entrusted to Shirley Brothers Mortuary.

Rita (Sizemore) Hassell
Died November 26, 2020

It is with great sorrow that I write this obituary for one of our classmates, Rita Sizemore Hassell, who passed away this morning, November 26, 2020, Thanksgiving Day, at a hospital in Kansas City near her former home in Belton, MO. Rita had shared with me there will not be an obituary notice in the newspaper, so she had always asked that when the time came, that I write one for her to be posted on our Arlington website.

I could simply say that Rita left behind three wonderful children, Robyn, Holly and Scott and five grandchildren and that she attended Baptist Theological Seminary. Most obituaries would stop there. But those few words don’t begin to describe Rita and her incredible personal battle for life and sustenance. That’s the story her obituary deserves to tell of her.

You should know that I never met Rita in high school nor in our 55 years since we left Arlington. Yet I feel I know her better than I do my own family – so I willingly compose the obituary she asked me to write.

Many of you know that I enjoy a role in my life as a Stephen Minister. Stephen Ministry is a national non-denominational organization that trains lay leaders to be care-givers to those who are battling life’s issues. When Rita first came to me hoping to find a way to attend our class reunion in 2017, I learned of her story and felt compelled to adopt her as a Stephen Ministry client.

Unlike so many of us reading this obituary, Rita had not enjoyed a lifetime of pleasantries and good health. No, her life was one of pain and suffering, troubles and torment, agony and anguish, despair and distress. When she first contacted me, she was in need of help to recover her automobile that had been impounded for back property taxes. Without her auto, and all alone in life, she had no means of transportation to get to her many doctor visits, fill her prescriptions, get her groceries, etc. I launched a Go Fund Me campaign for Rita and our classmates contributed over $3500 to get her going once again. Many of you were generous donors – I know Rita would thank you once again, and I certainly do as well.

That blessing was short-lived. Over the next several months and with many emergency hospital visits, the diabetes that plagued her health grew progressively worse and was ravaging her body. Very overweight, walking even with assistance soon became a chore and by early 2019, she simply could no longer walk at all. Glaucoma was consuming her eyesight and all of the arrangements I was making with local doctors were failing because we couldn’t get a soul to stay with her following surgery. She lived alone in a mobile home and had no local friends to call upon for help. With her diabetes worsening, she soon lost control of her bodily functions and with that came all sorts of serious hygiene problems. Complicating her conditions, her three children were estranged and wanted no part of caring for her, they had issues and families of their own to tend to. I know this because I worked countless hours to bring the family back together. Her church abandoned her, they had no one who wanted to visit Rita’s trailer because of the hygiene issues. I know because I spent time pleading with them for support. Rita’s health worsened, she often didn’t have money nor access to purchase her insulin and other meds. I know because I battled Kansas officials who denied the many Medicaid applications I prepared for her. She suffered unsurprisingly from depression. I know because I fought the system to get her psychiatric care. For me, this went beyond the bounds of Stephen Ministry because I became her life support system from 500 miles away.

I have so many stories of the last three years of Rita’s life that I could write a book.  I encountered dozens and dozens of wonderful human beings who wanted to help and often provided such great care for her – social workers, emergency technicians and doctors and nurses at probably 10 different hospitals. But always – always – the system failed her.

I spoke with Rita nearly every day for three years, often long conversations as we tried to coordinate life for her. While that was indeed often a burden that resulted in more frustrations than victories, I know that in those many phone calls, I captured the essence of a woman that I can write an obituary for.

And here's the most important part of her obituary, the part Rita would want most to read:  Rita was an incredible human being. She never had the luxuries so many of us enjoy nor the health that most of us retain. And though mental depression racked her mind, she was always a gentle, humble soul who NEVER gave up on life or her God. She entrusted her life to her Creator and never complained of injustices nor her misfortunes. She always had a smiling demeanor over the phone and cherished the support I was able to give. We often prayed together and read daily devotionals that provided her with such good counsel. She was very independent, refusing nursing home assistance until the end, mistakenly confident that she could care for herself. She had a particular talent for engaging others in the hospitals -- patients, nurses, janitors, -- about their faith. She also loved her Arlington classmates and was adamant that she was going to become healthy enough to attend our next reunion. She didn’t have wealth, she didn’t didn’t have health, but she certainly had love for all mankind -- and her Arlington classmates.

In June, over Rita’s objections, I finally beat the system. I worked with one of the hospitals to get her legally assigned to guardianship to place her in a nursing home. My elation for her good fortune was short-lived.  Now, just five months later, Rita becomes another victim among the myriads of nursing home COVID deaths. Once again, the system failed her. Her hospital was out of ICU beds to get her the necessary intubation she needed. She passed somewhat peacefully this morning with oxygen support.

…...but the good news, and I saved this for last. Those three estranged children? Over the course of the last year, in my communicating Rita’s issues and the developments with each of them, one-by-one they had all returned to “Mom.” Once past sins were buried, each of them were there to help to carry the load in these final months.

I got the phone call this morning at 5AM from the hospital. One daughter was there and the other two were on Facetime. One daughter, a concert violinist, played her violin for Rita and nurses were able to hold a phone for her as the children prayed with her. And just before they removed life support to let her go peacefully, Rita uttered her very last words to them, “I love you.”

Seeing and talking to those children with their newfound and boundless love – and now an unconditional love -- for their dying Mom – that is my obituary for Rita.  Rita, your persistence was truly an inspiration for me and I truly admire you for that. At last, the diabetes and the depression and the many other maladies that plagued you in this life are no more, you’re in a much better place with your Maker. God bless you.

Marvin Bailey
26 November 2020

Janet Lynn (Stafford) Wilkerson

Roland Alan Staib    1947-1983
Roland Alan Staib 1947-1983
Roland Alan Staib

Born; August 26, 1947
Died; March 19, 1983  at the age of 35.  Indianapolis IN

Washington Park North Cemetery
Marion County
Indiana, USA
Plot: Eternal Liberty

Phil Sylvester
Carl M Tamaya    1947-2001
Carl M Tamaya 1947-2001
Masao Carl Tamaya

54, Indianapolis, died Feb. 3, 2001 He was a machinist 32 years for Ford Motor Co. He was a veteran of the Army National Guard. Mr. Tamaya was a member and past master of C.R. Richardson Masonic Lodge.

Services: 11 a.m. Feb. 9 in Calvary Temple Assembly of God Church. Calling: 6 to 9 p.m. Feb. 8 in Peoples Funeral Home. Burial: Crown Hill Cemetery. Survivors: wife Catherine Vaughn Tamaya; sons Wesley M., Carl Aaron Tamaya; stepdaughter Christina Vaughn; mother Alice E. Taylor Green; sisters Brenda Tate, Tammy Jackson, Brenda King, Robin Dean; a grandchild; a stepgrandchild.
Dennis Allen Tarter    1947-1974
Dennis Allen Tarter 1947-1974
Dennis Allen Tarter

Born; August 10, 1947
Died; September 9, 1974 at the age of 27.

Eagle Creek Cemetery
Hamilton County
Indiana, USA
Penny Louise (Taylor) Shelton    1947-2006
Penny Louise (Taylor) Shelton 1947-2006
Penny L. (Taylor) Shelton

Penny L. Taylor Shelton Age 59, of Greenfield, IN, died June 24, 2006. Penny was born Jan. 23, 1947 in Indianapolis, IN to Brent O. and Vivian L. (Ervin) Taylor. She was a 1965 graduate of Arlington High School, Indianapolis. She worked 30 yrs. for P. & B. Furniture & Carpet, in Sales and Management, retiring in 2005. Penny was a loving wife, mother, daughter, grandmother, sister and friend, her loving smile and servants heart will be greatly missed.

She is survived by husband, Anthony "Tony" J. Shelton, (AHS class of 1964); son, Robert Michael Shelton; daughter, Lori Lynette McCammon; brother, Clifton E. Taylor; sister, Brandy L. Taylor; father, Brent O. (wife, Betty) Taylor; grandmother of five; several nieces and nephews; best friend, Connie Jena. A Celebration of her life will be held Wednesday, June 28, 2006 at Noon in Flanner & Buchanan Washington Park East Funeral Center, where family will receive friends Tuesday, June 27, 2006 from 4 to 8 p.m. and again Wednesday one hour prior to services. Memorial contributions may be made to the Susan B. Komen Breast Cancer Association and or the Riley Children's Hospital.

Cynthia Ann (Tomlinson) Bunyard    1946-1979
Cynthia Ann (Tomlinson) Bunyard 1946-1979
Cynthia Ann (Tomlinson) Bunyard

Born; December 8, 1946
Died; January  1979 at the age of 32.  Indianapolis IN

Crown Hill Cemetery
Marion County
Indiana, USA
Plot: Sec: 41A
John Joseph Toth
February 19, 1947 - November 14, 2018

On November 14, 2018, John Joseph Toth passed away at the age of 71 at St. Luke's Hospital. John was born February 19, 1947 in Washington, DC to Dorothy and Joseph Toth. His family moved to Indiana while he was young, where he had fond memories of an idyllic childhood growing up in a small Midwestern town. After graduating from high school in 1965, John joined the Air Force. While stationed in Mountain Home, he met Della Tulloch. After he was stationed in Mountain Home, he served a tour of duty in Saigon, Viet Nam. After returning from Viet Nam, he married Della, on November 16, 1968. In 1971, John and Della moved back to Idaho from Indiana.  John worked for the U.S. Postal Service for over 31 years and retired in 2002. 

John is survived by his wife of 50 years, Della; children, Katie (Jamie Harrington) and Joshua; grandchildren; Emma and Erin Harrington; brothers; David and Jim of Indiana; and numerous nieces and nephews.
John will be remembered by those who knew him for a great sense of humor and ability to add quick witted commentary to a conversation. He will also be remembered for his love of Christmas. John displayed a spectacular collection of 41 Christmas trees throughout his home over the holidays. He could tell you the story about each and every one of the thousands of ornaments he displayed. For those of us who were lucky to witness it, it was a sight to behold.

Services will be held Friday, November 23, 2018 at 1:00 pm at The Cathedral of the Rockies, 717 N. 11th St. Boise, ID 83702. Burial will take place at 1:00 pm, Wednesday, November 28th at the Idaho State Veterans Cemetery, 10100 N. Horshoebend Rd. Boise, ID 83714.

David B. Tousley
November 27, 1947 - August 12, 2020

David B. Tousley, age 72, died peacefully on Wednesday, August 12, 2020, surrounded by family at his home in Batesville. Born November 27, 1947, in Indianapolis, he is the son of John and Shirley (Wilkerson) Tousley. David received his bachelor’s degree in 1969 and later a Master’s degree in education from Butler University. He was a member of the Sigma Nu fraternity serving as president of the local chapter.


Susan (Travis) Lapenta LeGallee

February 4, 1947 - April 10, 2018
Our dear Susie departed this world on April 10 to join her loved ones and her dear Savior in heaven.  Susie was born on February 4, 1947 in Indianapolis, the daughter of Paul and June Travis.  She passed away following a brief bout with cancer at her residence in Lake Forest, California.  She was a 1965 Indianapolis Arlington High school graduate and assisted their reunion team for over 30 years, in charge of locating missing alums of the class.   In that process, so many of the 1963 through 67 alumni came to love Susan for her tireless work, thoughtful kindness and her sparkle and untiring energy.   She established a Facebook group for all of those alums and encouraged their posts about friendships and life.  A memory page on that very Facebook account today offers so many beautiful eulogies for Susie’s caring ways.  During her career, Susie worked for many years in real estate escrow processing.   She loved the simple and beautiful things in life like a special glass of wine with friends, watching the sunset over Balboa Island, and sharing joys and laughter from her gracious sense of humor.  But most of all she loved her family.  Her dear husband, Robert Legallee, preceded her in death.  Susan leaves a close-knit family behind that includes her daughter Elizabeth (Beth) Lapenta, and son, John Lapenta; two grandchildren, Grace Lapenta and Vincent Lapenta; and sisters Nancy Sehnert and Sally Alger. 
Mary Janet (Tucker) Wallick

Patricia Lynn (VanHorn) Gingrich    1947-1998
Patricia Lynn (VanHorn) Gingrich 1947-1998
Patricia Lynn (VanHorn) Gingrich

Born; December 29, 1947
Died; June 28, 1998  at the age of 50


Laura B. Vawter

Laura B. Vawter, formerly of Oak Park, Illinois and now a long-time resident of Santa Fe, New Mexico, passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on Saturday October 14, 2023 at her home in Rancho Viejo. She was born the daughter of Robert Vawter and Blanche Prevedel of Indianapolis, Indiana on April 13, 1947. Laura was preceded in death by her father, mother, and sister Loretta A. Vawter. 

Laura is survived by her spouse William (Bill) Trujillo of Santa Fe, son Chadwick Trujillo (Tara Wolf), and grandson Evan Trujillo of Flagstaff, Arizona, brother Charles Vawter (Mary Snyder) of Colorado Springs, Colorado, brother-in-law Neil Schwarzwalder of Bozeman, Montana, nieces Jill Trujillo (Cami Wedel) of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Heather Trujillo (David Olkkonen) of Casa Grande, Arizona, Sara Schwarzwalder (David Otto) of Bozeman and nephews Christopher Trujillo (Jeanette Grieve) of Silver City, New Mexico and Paul Schwarzwalder (Jami Shimp) of Bellevue, Washington.

Laura was a graduate of Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana receiving both B.S. and M.S. degrees in Environmental Design, worked as a kitchen designer in the Chicago area beginning in 1974, then established her own kitchen design business in Oak Park, Illinois. She spent about 30 successful years in kitchen design with numerous awards and also worked as a kitchen designer in Santa Fe, New Mexico, beginning in 1993. Both she and her spouse retired in Santa Fe in 2006. 

In Laura's retirement years, she enjoyed playing weekly Asian Mah Jong and Canasta with numerous friends, belonged to a local book club and had about 300 cookbooks to augment her culinary expertise.

Laura will be cremated, and a headstone placed in the Trujillo/Gould family burial plots at Hill Top Cemetery in Pagosa Springs, Colorado. A celebration of life is slated for March 16, 2024, at Rivera Funeral Home in Santa Fe at 3:00 PM.

Steven Guy Villars    1947-1989
Steven Guy Villars 1947-1989
Steven Guy Villars

Born; September 2, 1947
Died; May 15, 1989  at the age of 41

Norman E. Vinson

December 22, 1947 – April 6, 2011  

Norman E. Vinson of Waco, TX passed away Wednesday, April 6, 2011. Graveside services, with U.S. Marine military honors,  He attended Arlington High School in Indianapolis, Casper College in Casper, Wyoming and the University of Wyoming in Casper. After college he served faithfully in the U.S. Marine Corps; serving our Country in Vietnam; and after being wounded on April 21, 1967, he retired because of medical reasons. During Norman's marriage to Nancy Lee (Raia) Monkman, their children, Jennifer and Kimberly were born; and during his marriage to Larene T. Amundsen, his sons, Craig and Brian, were born.
Michael Edward Virden    1947-2009
Michael Edward Virden 1947-2009
Michael Edward Virden


David Baker Watson


Susann (Watson) Fletcher
October 4, 1946 - March 23, 2019

Susann W. Fletcher, 72, of Danville, KY passed away on March 23, 2019 at Stanford Care & Rehabilitation. She was born in Stanford, KY on October 4, 1946 to the late James C. Watson and the late Frances Bastin Watson. She was a member of New Hope Baptist Church in Moreland, KY. Susann enjoyed gardening, loved her flowers and her love for her boys and their music was unwavering.

Survivors include her loving husband of 54 years, Hershel Fletcher of Danville, KY; three sons, James Fletcher (Trish) of Franklin, TN, Jon Fletcher (Sharon) of Franklin, TN and Mitchell Fletcher (Nicole) of Spring Hill, TN; two sisters, Vivian Lane (Ed) of Indianapolis, IN and Cliffonda Skeens of Terre Haute, IN; eight grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, March 31, 2019 at 2:30 p.m. at McKinney Baptist Church in McKinney, KY. A graveside service will then follow at New Salem Cemetery in New Salem, KY.  Memorials in lieu of flowers may be donated to the Southwest Indian Foundation.

Steven Lee Weaver    1946-1991
Steven Lee Weaver 1946-1991
Steven Lee Weaver


Stephen D. "Bud" Weber 
Died: September 7, 2018

It is with great sadness that the family of Stephen "Bud" D. Weber announces his sudden death on September 7th, 2018 at the age of 71. Bud was born and raised in Indianapolis, Indiana. He served in the United States Marine Corp during the Vietnam War. Bud moved to California with his wife Mickey and two-step children (Dena and Kristie) in 1971. In 1972, his son Jason Weber was added to the family and they lived in Southern California for approximately 10 years.

In 1981, he followed his dream to live in Northern California and experience the beautiful forests and rivers of Northern California. Bud was a volunteer fireman for the Salyer Volunteer Fire Department. He was also a school bus driver for the Klamath/Trinity Joint Unified School District. He was an avid lover of birds and knowledge.

He spent his life lovingly caring for his tropical birds and any other stray animal that ventured his way. He is survived by his son, Jason Weber, and his four grandchildren (Justin, Alden, Jadalyn, and Brielle). Step-daughters, Kristie Blackman and Dena McCullough as well as numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Michael Fredrick Welmer

Born October 6, 1947, the son of the late Mr. Lester F. and Marybelle Rigney Welmer, passed away Thursday, December 17, 2015. He began his training for the holy ministry at Concordia Jr. College, Milwaukee, Wisconsin from 1965-1967. He graduated with a B.A. degree from Concordia Sr. College, Ft. Wayne, Indiana in 1969. Pastor Welmer attended Concordia Theological Seminary, Springfield, Illinois from 1969-1973 and graduated with a Master of Divinity degree.

His year of vicarage was served at the Lutheran Church of the Holy Trinity, Tampa, Florida. He was ordained June 24, 1973 under the auspices of Trinity Lutheran Church, Indianapolis, Indiana by the Rev. Walter C. Maas. Following his ordination, he was installed as pastor of Our Savior Lutheran Church, Shreveport, La. Where he served until 1987. From 1987 unto 1995, Pastor Welmer served as Senior Pastor of St. John Lutheran Church in New Orleans, La.

Pastor Welmer was installed as Senior Pastor of Epiphany Lutheran Church, Houston, Texas on June 25, 1995. Pastor Welmer served the church in various capacities as Circuit Counselor, Member of the Southern District Board of Directors, Chairman of the Southern District Missions Committee and Personnel Committee. Pastor Welmer served as the "Tell The Good News about Jesus" District Coordinator, Texas District LCMS.

Pastor Welmer is survived by the former Jill Ann Wibben of Shreveport and four children; Michelle, Aaron, Donald and Patrick

Emily Wishart Priester
Died 2021

Dennis Roy Woods

Dennis R. “Woody” Woods, 72, passed away August 29, 2019.  He was a Land Surveyor for A&H and previously USI.  Dennis was also a Veteran of the US Navy.  Surviving are his wife, Lana Sherfick Woods and son, Eric Woods.A Military Service will be held 6pm Thursday September 12, 2019 at Conkle Funeral Home Speedway with visitation after the Service.  Online condolences may be shared at


Charles William “Bill” Flick Jr.


Charles William “Bill” Flick Jr., 76, of Lawrence, Indiana, passed away on February 25, 2024, at home surrounded by family.

Bill was born in Mariemont, Ohio to Charles Flick, Sr and Dorothy (Brothers) Flick, growing up in Goshen, Ohio. He graduated from Arlington High School in Indianapolis, Indiana. He married Pauline “Polly” Paro on September 5, 1969 in Indianapolis, Indiana. He worked for the Lawrence Police Department for 20 years, and also served in the United States Air Force. He was active in the American Legion and Lions Club. Upon his retirement, the mayor of Lawrence proclaimed November, 26, 2008 “Charles William Flick Day” in the city of Lawrence, Indiana, in recognition of his service.


Bill is preceded in death by his parents, his sister Ama Dowden, his son Scott, and grand-daughter Ariel.  Bill is survived by his wife of 54 years Polly, his daughter Vonnie (Scott) DeVane, his son David (Kristen) Flick, and grand-children Dylan, Daniel, Emily, Abigail, Sabrina, Hunter, Katie, Megan, Samantha, and Dominic, and one great-grandchild Eden.


Visitation will be from 11am to 1pm on Friday, March 8, 2024 at the Crown Hill Funeral Home, followed by funeral services for friends and family at 1pm. Per Bill’s request, dress will be casual. Brief graveside services for family, at The Crown Hill Cemetery, will follow. Arrangements are made by Crown Hill Funeral Home.


The family wishes to thank his nurse at the Community Cancer Center North, Riley, and the staff at Community Hospice.