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Margaret A. Jaksich (10/17/14)
Margaret A. Jaksich (NEE HOLECHKO) passed away on Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. She was born in Clinton, IN the daughter of the late John And Mary (Gazda) Holechko, sister Julia (late Robert) Airhart, brother Marc (late Mary Grace) Holechko, and dear sister-in-law late Phyllis Holechko...
Virginia Maxine Kelsey (10/17/14)
Virginia Maxine Kelsey, 96, formerly of Brazil, Ind, passed away on October 15, 2014, at Sentara Princess Anne Hospital in Virginia Beach, VA, where she had lived the past 6 years. She was born on January 8, 1918, in Brazil, Ind, to Oscar R. Mayrose and Augusta E. Mayrose...
Virginia M. Ungerer-Kieffaber (10/17/14)
Feb.14, 1926 - Oct. 15, 2014 -- Virginia May Kieffaber, 88, formerly of Reelsville, IN, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014 while a resident of Asbury Towers in Greencastle. Virginia was one of two daughters born in Reelsville to Barney and Bertha Ungerer. Her older sister, Martha (Ungerer) Cusick preceeded her in death. Virginia married Albert R. Kieffaber on May 12, 1944, and he preceded her in death on December 10, 1997...
William Jeffrey "Jeff" Bennett (10/16/14)
William Jeffrey "Jeff" Bennett, 60, Brazil, passed away Wednesday October 15, 2014 at Indiana University Hospital in Indianapolis with his family by his side. He was born in Brazil, Indiana on May 18, 1954 to William and Anne Bennett. Jeff graduated from Brazil High School in 1973, served his country in the United States Navy Reserve. He retired from Verizon, and was member of the Annunciation Catholic Church, and VFW Post #1127 in Brazil...
M. Earl Shaffer (10/13/14)
M. Earl Shaffer, 91, of Staunton, passed away October 11, 2014 at Cloverleaf Nursing Home with his family by his side. Earl was born September 16, 1923 in Staunton, the son of the late Hayes and Della (Farr) Shaffer. He was a member of Staunton High School's graduating class of 1942. ...
Paul Clingerman (10/10/14)
Paul Clingerman, 66, of Terre Haute, passed away Thursday October 9, 2014 in Terre Haute Regional Hospital. Paul was born on November 25, 1947 in Terre Haute to John Clingerman and Betty Keiser Clingerman. Paul was a 1966 graduate of Gerstmeyer Tech High School in Terre Haute, he formerly worked at Columbia House, was a handyman and was involved in real estate. He enjoyed all cars, drag racing, stock cars and collecting car memorabilia...
Harry E. Dickison Sr (10/05/14)
Harry E. Dickison Sr., 67, of Brazil, passed away at Union Hospital, October 3, 2014 following a brief battle with cancer. Harry was born in Clay County, Indiana, December 21, 1946, the son of Arthur and Marjorie (Lunsford) Dickison. Harry worked as an owner / operator truck driver and had been leased to Hobby Trucking, Underwood Trucking as well as several additional companies over the years...
Thomas A. Miller (10/03/14)
Thomas A. Miller, 81 of Brazil, passed away Oct. 3, 2014 at 7:40 a.m. at the Putnam County Hospital. He was born July 24, 1933 in Brazil, the son of Nicholas T. Miller and Gladys E. (Spears) Miller. Tom graduated from Brazil High School, Class of 1952. ...
Virginia M. Long (10/03/14)
Virginia M. Long, 71 of Brazil, passed away after a brief illness October 2, 2014 at 2:30 pm at Union Hospital surrounded by her family. She was born April 8, 1943, in Clay County, the daughter of Alpha and Wilma Hayman McKenzie. On September 1, 1967, Virginia was united in marriage with Fredrick Long. ...
Doyne K. Mitchell (09/30/14)
Doyne K. Mitchell, 89, of Terre Haute and formerly of San Bernadino, California, died Sunday, September 28, 2014 at Cobblestone Crossing, in Terre Haute, Indiana. Doyne was born May 20, 1925, in Bridgeton, Indiana, the son of Floyd E. and Edith E. (Nutgrass) Mitchell. He served his country in the United States Navy during World War II and was honorably discharged after 3 years of service...
Delbert Allen Darkis (09/30/14)
Delbert Allen Darkis, "Big D", 60 of Greenwood, IN, formerly of Brazil, passed away September 30, 2014 at 12:00am with his family by his side. He was born March 23, 1954 in Terre Haute, the son of Delbert W. Darkis and Loretta F. Dillingham Darkis. On August 23, 1975 he was united in marriage to Mary Clough Darkis...
Donald Earl Raab (09/30/14)
Donald Earl Raab, 83, of Indianapolis formerly of Brazil, passed away on September 27, 2014 with his family by his side. Don was born May 10, 1931 in Clay County, the son of the late Clarence and Nellie (Redenbarger) Raab. He graduated from Brazil High School with the class of 1949. ...
Albert Cesnik (09/30/14)
Albert Cesnik, 54, of Brazil and formerly of Indianapolis, died unexpectedly, September 21, 2014 at his residence. Al was born in Indianapolis, May 28, 1960, the son of Martin and Betty (Welch) Cesnik. He graduated from Cardinal Ritter High School. He worked hard all of his life. Most recently he was working at Coneqtec Corporation in Carbon, Indiana...
Maude Marie Lewis (09/28/14)
Maude Marie Lewis, 73 of Brazil, IN, passed away at 12:40 PM on Thursday, September 25, 2014 in her residence. She was born in Vigo County on August 16, 1941 to Marion Tarrh and Lulla Wilson Tarrh. She is survived by three sons; Mark Priehs (wife Teresa), Lester Cunningham, and Larry Cunningham, as well as two daughters, Theresa Parksey (husband Clayton), and Paula Horner (husband Stan). ...
Delbert L. Siples (09/28/14)
Delbert L. Siples, 74 of Brazil passed away and was greeted in Heaven by his granddaughter, Brandee on Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 7:15am at his home with his wife and family by his side. He was born January 18, 1940 in Clay County, the son of Harold Siples and Bertha Boyce Siples. Delbert worked as a mechanic for Brazil Coal and Clay and for Brazil Trucking. A decline in health forced him to retire 14 years ago...
Virginia Lee Strong (09/28/14)
Virginia Lee Strong, 88, Brazil, passed away Saturday September 27, 2014 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. She was born on March 23, 1926 in Brazil, Indiana to Wiley and LuVera Oliver. She graduated from Brazil High School, and retired from Columbia Records where she worked as a Mail Processor. ...
Erik Leif Reagan (09/26/14)
Erik Leif Reagan, 50, of Clay City passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. He was born December 19, 1963 in Brazil, the son of the late Ronald and Sarah (Wardrip) Reagan. He graduated from Clay City High School, class of 1982...
Gerald G. Gard (09/26/14)
Gerald G. Gard, 69 of Cory, passed away September 25, 2014 at I.U. Medical Center in Indianapolis following complications from kidney failure. He was born June 26, 1945 in Brazil, the son of D. Dillion Gard and Caroline G. Jackson Gard. He graduated from Cory High School and played on the Cory Apple Boys Basketball Team...
Anna D. Dennany (09/26/14)
Anna D. Dennany, 89, of Brazil, Indiana passed away of natural causes on September 26, 2014 at home surrounded by her family. Anna was born September 2, 1925, to Thomas and Mary (Walker) Dunnavant of Charlotte Court House, Virginia. She graduated from Randolph Henry High School in 1942. ...
Erie M. (Chambers) Bell (09/26/14)
Erie M. (Chambers) Bell, 86, of Brazil, passed away at Union Hospital, September 25, 2014 following a brief illness. Erie was born in Bowling Green, Indiana, April 22, 1928 the daughter of Job E. and Erma (Rhodes) Chambers. Erie graduated from Bowling Green High School with the class of 1946. She worked at Adamson's and as a cook at Van Buren High School and Elementary Schools. She also volunteered at the Senior Center Food Pantry...
Lee Walter (Jake) Foster (09/25/14)
Lee Walter (Jake) Foster passed away peacefully on September 23, 2014. Born February 16, 1927 to Oval (Polly) and Mattie Foster. Lee was lifelong Zionsville resident and served his country as a Staff Sergeant in WWII. Coming home from Germany he married his wife of 53 years Marilyn Markland. ...
Sally Skidmore (09/25/14)
Sally Skidmore, 70, of Brazil, died at home, September 24, 2014 following a brief battle with cancer. She was born November 13, 1943, in Greene County, Indiana the daughter of John and Dorothy (Sharp) West. She graduated from L and M High School with the class of 1961. Sally worked at Sony, in Terre Haute, and retired after 19 years of service to the company...
Birdie Eva Barnett Wright (09/23/14)
Birdie Eva Barnett Wright was born to the late Glenn and Eva Russell Barnett on Dec. 20, 1932 in Brazil, Ind. She was the first living child of eight. She departed this life on Sept. 12, 2014 at Kindred Hospital of Oklahoma in Oklahoma City, OK surrounded by her children and caregiver...
Anna Lois Giltz (09/23/14)
Anna Lois Giltz, 83, Terre Haute, passed away Tuesday September 23, 2014 at Exceptional Living Center of Brazil. She was born April 3, 1931 in Brazil to Joe and Goldie Nevins. Lois was a member of First Apostolic Tabernacle in Brazil, she enjoyed writing poetry, playing organ, and spending time with her friends, family, and church family. She was preceded in death by her parents, and three sisters, Betty Stadler, Rosemary Luteritz and Lydia Rogers...
Deborah "Debbie" Jayne Pearce (09/23/14)
Terre Haute, Indiana Deborah "Debbie" Jayne Pearce, 62, passed away Saturday September 20, 2014 at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. She was born October 12, 1951 in Brazil, Indiana to Jack and Norma Bridgewater. Debbie graduated from Brazil High School in the class of 1970, she then married Ronald Pearce, they spend time in La Maddalena, Sardinia during his time in the military. ...