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Obituaries from May 2005

JAMES RHEA ROBERTS (05/31/05)
James Rhea Roberts, age 79 of Staunton, died at 4:11 p.m. Thursday, May 26, 2005 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. He was born May 16, 1926 in Beech Grove, Indiana. He was the son of Russell and Ethyl Sanders Roberts. He lived on State Road 340 and attended Staunton High School. During World War II he enlisted in the U.S. Navy serving in the Asiatic Pacific area and Philippine Liberation campaigns. He also served during the Korean War earning a honorable discharge in 1954...
WAYNE LEROY "DUKE" ERDLE (05/24/05)
Wayne Leroy "Duke" Erdle, 78, of Brazil died 11:40 a.m. on Friday, May 20, 2005 at his residence in Brazil. Born in Terre Haute on September 1, 1927 to George and Mildred Erdle, he came from a very large family with 7 brothers and two sisters. They lived in Speltzersville, Terre Haute, Brazil and Muncie, Indiana...
BILL U. VANES (05/24/05)
Bill U. Vanes, 73, Brazil, died at 5:10 a.m. Saturday, May 21, in the emergency room of Terre Haute Regional Hospital. Born in Brazil on September 20, 1931, his parents were John A. Vanes and Hila Urwin Vanes. He was a 1950 graduate of Van Buren High School...
ARETHA A. "JANE" THOMAS (05/24/05)
Aretha "Jane" Thomas, 80, of Carbon died at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 20, 2005, in her niece's residence in Indianapolis. She was born October 20, 1924, in Clay County to Jack Moberly and Susan Burk Moberly. She was a homemaker and enjoyed Bingo, sewing and pets -- especially cats and dogs. She attended Carbon United Methodist Church and was a member of the Carbon Happy Hour and the VFW 1127 Auxiliary...
FRANCES A. DAVIS (05/24/05)
Frances A. Davis, 90, of Montvale Estates, Springfield, IL, died at 7:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 22, 2005, in Springfield, IL, where she resided most of her life. She was born July 18, 1914, in Center Point, IN, the daughter of Adam and Ethel Brown Hart. She married Marion Rocky Davis on February 11, 1939, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Jeannette Froschauer...
BILL U. VANES (05/24/05)
Bill U. Vanes, 73, Brazil, died at 5:10 a.m. Saturday, May 21, in the emergency room of Terre Haute Regional Hospital. Born in Brazil on September 20, 1931, his parents were John A. Vanes and Hila Urwin Vanes. He was a 1950 graduate of Van Buren High School...
ARETHA A. "JANE" THOMAS (05/24/05)
Aretha "Jane" Thomas, 80, of Carbon died at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 20, 2005, in her niece's residence in Indianapolis. She was born October 20, 1924, in Clay County to Jack Moberly and Susan Burk Moberly. She was a homemaker and enjoyed Bingo, sewing and pets -- especially cats and dogs. She attended Carbon United Methodist Church and was a member of the Carbon Happy Hour and the VFW 1127 Auxiliary...
FRANCES A. DAVIS (05/24/05)
Frances A. Davis, 90, of Montvale Estates, Springfield, IL, died at 7:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 22, 2005, in Springfield, IL, where she resided most of her life. She was born July 18, 1914, in Center Point, IN, the daughter of Adam and Ethel Brown Hart. She married Marion Rocky Davis on February 11, 1939, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Jeannette Froschauer...
GLENN "WHITEY" MILLER (05/20/05)
He was born April 28, 1924, in a house south of Clay City. He was united in marriage to Ruth Duncan Miller on August 31, 1944. Glenn attended the Assembly of God Church in Clay City, IN. He was an employee of Arketex in Brazil, IN from 1948-1966, an employee of Rostone in Spencer, IN, from 1966-1967 and employed by Pillsbury in Terre Haute, IN, from 1967 until he retired in 1988. ...
EDNA MERLE PENCE (05/19/05)
Edna Merle Pence, 89, of Brazil died at 2:30 p.m. May 18, 2005, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. She was born December 17, 1915, at Yale, Michigan, she was the daughter of George and Marie West Shearer. She graduated from Pontiac High School in Michigan in 1933. ...
MARTHA J. MILLER (05/24/05)
Martha J. Miller, age 74, Greencastle, passed away Thursday at the Putnam County Hospital. She was born in Amo, IN on August 31, 1930 the daughter of Cecil and Mattie Belle Cox Fisher. She was a janitor for the Greencastle School System for 13 years retiring in 1991...
FRANK E. MINNICK SR. (05/24/05)
Frank E. Minnick Sr., 82, of Brazil died at 8:10 a.m. Sunday, May 22, 2005, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. He was born in Brazil, April 1, 1923, to Luther and Nellie Crabb Minnick. July 29, 2004, he married Betty Grigsby Minnick. He served his country as a member of the United States Army. ...
ARETHA A. "JANE" THOMAS (05/24/05)
Aretha "Jane" Thomas, 80, of Carbon died at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 20, 2005, in her niece's residence in Indianapolis. She was born October 20, 1924, in Clay County to Jack Moberly and Susan Burk Moberly. She was a homemaker and enjoyed Bingo, sewing and pets -- especially cats and dogs. She attended Carbon United Methodist Church and was a member of the Carbon Happy Hour and the VFW 1127 Auxiliary...
ROZELLA MOSTELLER (05/31/05)
Rozella Mosteller, 81, of Russellville, Ind., died Sunday, May 29, 2005, at 7:15 p.m., in Putnam County Hospital, Greencastle, Ind. Born March 14, 1924, in a log cabin south of Morton in Putnam County, she was the daughter of Rome Marcum and Thelma Trump Marcum...
GLENN W. MODESITT (05/31/05)
Glenn W. Modesitt, 73, of Plainfield died May 29, 2005, in Hendricks Regional Health, Danville, Ind. Born Aug. 9, 1933, in Brazil, he was the son of Orville J. Modesitt and F. Mazo Sharf Modesitt. He married Marilyn F. Price on March 21, 1953, in Brazil...
EARL GRIFFIN JR. (05/31/05)
Earl Griffin Jr., 79, of Carbon, died Friday, May 27, 2005, at his residence. He was born April 28, 1926, in Clay County, the son of Earl Griffin Sr. and Tressa Sharp Griffin. He attended Van Buren High School. On May 24, 1947, he married Mary Louise Hawkins. During his working years he was employed by Bridgeport Brass as a rolling mill operator. He attended Wesley Chapel Church...
DALVA PETREY (05/31/05)
Dalva Petrey, 80, of Greencastle passed away Thursday evening at the Terre Haute Regional Hospital. He was born on Sept. 29, 1924, in Bobtown, Ky., the son of Oscar William and Martha (Blanton) Petrey. On Dec. 13, 1973, he married Betty Lou Brattain and she survives...
STANLEY W. FRANK, SR. (05/27/05)
Stanley W. Frank, Sr. , 53, of Poland, IN, died May 25, 2005, in Adairsville, GA. He was born June 9, 1951 in Bloomington, IN the son of Harold G. and Betty A. (Randall) Frank. He was a farmer and truck driver for Transit Source Inc. of Center Point, IN. He was a 1969 graduate of Cloverdale High School and attended Zion United Church of Christ, Poland, IN...
JAMES RHEA ROBERTS (05/27/05)
James Rhea Roberts, age 79, of Staunton, died at 4:11 p.m. Thursday, May 26, 2005, at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. He was born May 17, 1926, in Beech Grove, Indiana. He was the son of Russell and Ethyl Sanders Roberts.He lived on State Road 340 and attended Staunton High School. During World War II he enlisted in the U.S. Navy serving in the Asiatic Pacific area and Philippine Liberation campaigns. He also served during the Korean War earning a honorable discharge in 1954...
URSELL W. COX (05/27/05)
Ursell W. Cox, 83, of Brazil, died May 25, 2005, at 4:45 p.m. at his residence after battling an extended illness. He was born September 24, 1921, in Oakwood, Ohio, to Ursell and Helen Markovitz Cox. While attending Kendallville High School he was on the basketball and baseball teams. ...
JACK ALAN STULTZ (05/26/05)
Jack Alan Stultz, 54, of Brazil, IN, died May 24, 2005, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. He is survived by his mother, Mildred Treash Stultz of Brazil; six daughters, Mildred Campbell, Ft. Hood, TX; Jessica Stultz, Ft. Myers, FL; Jennifer Stultz, Ohio; Barbie Stultz, Jeanie Stultz and Thelma Stultz, all of Indianapolis, IN; two brothers, Carl Wayne Stultz and Dennis Blaine Stultz, both of Brazil, IN; four sisters, Judy Means, Brazil, IN; Wanda Moody, Seelyville, IN; Patty Elder, Reelsville, IN and Pam Carter, Brazil, IN and a large extended family.. ...
RICK L. MULLINIX (05/26/05)
Rick L. Mullinix, 52 of Brazil, passed away May 24, 2005, at 1:45 p.m. at St. Vincent Clay Hospital in the emergency room. He had been ill due to pancreatic cancer for a short time. He was born July 24, 1952, in Clay County, the son of Arthur R. "Ross" Mullinix and Wilma J. Meadows Mullinix. He was a child of an Air Force family, so they moved frequently, living in several states. He graduated from Maconaquah High School, Class of 1970 in Bunker Hill, IN...
ALICE B. TARVIN (05/19/05)
Alice B. Tarvin, 91, Indianapolis, formerly of Brazil, died Tuesday, May 17, at 9:30 p.m. at Spring Mill Meadows. She formerly resided at Clearwater Commons for three years, and in Brazil on West State Road 340 and North Walnut Street. She was born in Staunton on Dec. 27, 1913. Her parents were John Tarvin and Rebecca Walzer Tarvin...
BESSIE NASIOPULOS PAPPAS (05/18/05)
Bessie Nasiopulos Pappas, 82, of Brazil died at 12:37 p.m. May 17, 2005, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. She was born in Chicago Illinois, September 6, 1922 to James and Martha Angelopolos Nasiopoulos. She married Gus Michael Pappas November 14, 1948, he preceded her in death. ...
E. R. "JACK" HURST (05/09/05)
E. R. "Jack Hurst, 90, of Greencastle, IN, died Saturday, May 7, 2005, at The Waters in Greencastle, Indiana. He was born April 12, 1915 in Springfield, Kentucky, the son of Elmer E. Hurst and Irene Mae (Coffey) Hurst. He married Thelma F. (Pierce) Hurst on October 10, 1953 who survives...
KEFFER KARTER MARSHALL (05/06/05)
Keffer Karter Marshall, 27, of Jasonville, died at 1:15 a.m. on May 4, 2005, in Clay County. He was born Sept. 8, 1977, in Sullivan, the son of Walter Marshall and Betty Keller Marshall. He was married to Amanda A. Price Marshall on May 18, 2002. He had been employed as a factory worker at DADC in Terre Haute...
GLADYS F. HARTMAN (05/06/05)
Gladys F. Hartman, 80, of Bowling Green, passed away in the presence of her family at home May 4, 2005. She was born April 11, 1925 in Lena, the daughter of Roy Phipps and Mary Lovica Ruby Phipps. She attended school in Lena and also attended the Lena Methodist Church as a young girl. ...
BARBARA L. ALLEN (05/05/05)
Barbara L. Allen, 56, Brazil died at her residence at 9:12 a.m. Tuesday, May 3, following a long battle with cancer. Born in DeSoto, MO, on May 26, 1948, her parents were Joe Matthews Jr. and Eunice Boss Matthews Hughes. Her mother moved the family to Indianapolis during her childhood, and she attended Ben Davis High School. She also was a former resident of Rockville and moved to Brazil in 2002 when her daughter purchased the Alabama Bar and Grill...
HELEN ANN CARR (05/05/05)
Helen Ann Carr, 89, of Riverview, Mich., formerly of Coal City, passed away May 1, 2005, in Riverview. She was born Feb. 6, 1916, in Detroit, MI, the daughter of John Swieton and Ann Baron Swieton. She was married to R.G. Carr in April of 1948. He preceded her in death...
EARL R. WAGGONER (05/05/05)
Earl R. Waggoner, 81, of Brazil died Tuesday, May 3, 2005. Survivors include two daughters, Patti Nay and husband, Len, and Christi Hutton and husband, Charles II, all of Mattoon, Ill.; a son, Gerry Toms, and wife, Michelle, of Fresno, Calif.; six grandchildren; and eight great-granchildren...
KATHRYN F. KNOX (05/03/05)
Kathryn F. Knox, age 91, of Janesville, died Saturday, April 30, 2005, at Mercy Hospital. She was born in Brazil, IN, on July 18, 1913, the daughter of Bradley and Emma (Smith) Lucas. She married Lloyd E. Knox on April 20, 1935, and he preceded her in death in April of 1997. She was a member of Cargill United Methodist Church, and worked at Sears for many years...
BRIDGET MAE SANDERS (05/02/05)
Bridget Mae Sanders, 89, Brazil died Saturday, April 30, 2005. Survivors include one brother, Ernest Philabaum and wife Leona, of Brazil; sisters-in-law, Freida Philabaum and Betty Philabaum, Grace Sanders and brother-in-law Robert Porter along with several nieces and nephews...
CLARENCE HASTINGS COOK (05/02/05)
Clarence Hastings Cook, 74, of Brazil, died at his home in Brazil on Friday, April 29, 2005. He was born in Bible Grove, Ill. on March 27, 1931, the son of Clarence R. and Amy C. Hastings Cook. They preceded him in death. He married Lillian Kiger in Kentucky in September of 1956. She preceded him in death...
REV. FRED H. BOLLINGER (05/09/05)
Rev. Fred H. Bolinger, 91 of Brazil, passed away May 6, 2005 at Holly Hills Healthcare Facility. He was a resident there for only one day. He was born June 18, 1913 in Clay County, the son of Arthur C. Bolinger and Lavina Pride Bolinger. He graduated from high school, and later in life graduated from Indiana Central College. He was an ordained Evangelical United Brethren Minister for over 60 years. He ministered in the Center Point area and served many other E.U.B. Churches in the area...
ROSIE M. SHEESE (05/10/05)
Rosie M. Sheese, 88, Bowling Green, died Monday, May 9, 2005, at Owen Valley Health Campus. She was born in Urbana, Ill. on September 5, 1916, the daughter of John and Maryann (Witt) Frankenberger. She was married to Cecil Sheese who preceded her in death in April 1997 along with one brother and four sisters...
JUANITA FATIMA BROOKS (05/10/05)
Mrs. Juanita Fatima Brooks, age 86, of Greencastle, passed away Friday evening at her residence at Autumn Glen. Born June 18, 1918 in Terre Haute, Indiana, she was the daugher of Tom & Edna (Honeycutt) Miles. Early years were spent at the Glen Home in Terre Haute and later at Carbon, IN with Mr. & Mrs. Milt Williams. She married Fred L. Brooks on April 25, 1965 and he preceded her in death on March 20, 2002...
WILLIAM (BILL) FRANK STILZ (05/17/05)
William (Bill) Frank Stilz, 82, Reelsville, Indiana, died Sunday, May 15, 2005, at the Heart Center of Indiana, Indianapolis, Indiana. He was born May 4, 1923, in Bridgeport, Indiana the son of William Frank Stilz and Daphne (McClure) Stilz. He married Evelyn (Craft) Stilz on June 25, 1949, who survives...
JOSEPHINE L. MORGE (05/17/05)
Josephine L. Morge, 83, of Brazil, passed away May 17, 2005, at 10:03 a.m. at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. She was born December 5, 1921 in Mulberry, IN, the daughter of Hugh E. Meers and Ethyl Aldine Ramsay Meers. She came to Terre Haute in 1940 to attend Indiana State Teachers College. ...
KAY MARIE M. MARTIN (05/17/05)
Kay Marie M. (Wangrin) Martin, 81, formerly of Brazil, died Wednesday, May 11, 2005, in Brownwood, TX, she went to be with the Lord. She moved to Brazil, In 2001. She was born February 29, 1924, in Toledo, Ohio. She moved to Terre Haute, IN in 1966 and was employed at Poison Ivy Clothing Store, was a Navy housewife for 56 years and loving mother of six childen. ...
BRYAN ELLSWORTH TROUT JR. (05/17/05)
Bryan Ellsworth Trout, Jr., 404 Limberlost Tr., Decatur, IN, died Sunday, May 15, 2005, at his residence. He was born May 17, 1926, in Brazil, IN, the son of Bryan E. Trout, Sr. and Helen (Fuqua) Trout. He was married to Beverly J. (Weust), Decatur, IN, on April 12, 1952, and she survives. ...
KENNETH H. MCCAFFRY (05/17/05)
Kenneth H. "Coach Pat" McCaffry, 77, of Lafayette died at 11:17 p.m., Friday, May 13, 2005 at the Heart Center of Indiana. Born April 23, 1928, in Evansville, he had lived in Lafayette since 1961. He married Marjorie Nickels on August 31, 1951 and she survives...
JACK SHEARER (05/13/05)
Jack E. Shearer, age 81, passed away May 10, 2005. The son of Earl and Irma Shearer, of Tampa, FL, he was a long time resident of Tampa and a native of Brazil, Indiana. He graduated from Brazil Senior High School in 1942, was president of his senior class, captain of the basketball team and track teams, and then enlisted in the U.S. Coast Guard in October 1942 and remained in the service until September of 1953...
ROBERT D. WEAVER (05/13/05)
Robert D. Weaver, 74, of Brazil, passed away May 12, 2005, at 5:56 a.m. at Terre Haute Regional Hospital after a long battle with cancer. He was born August 1, 1930, in Brazil, Indiana, to Charles and Bernice Heath Weaver who preceded him in death. Mr. ...
REX WEGNER (05/11/05)
Rex Wegner, 59, Knightsville died Tuesday, May 10, 2005. He was preceded in death by a brother, Walter Wegner, a sister Phyllis Monk; and a special friend Maggie Shepard. Survivors include a brother, Donald and wife Marlene of Brazil; sister, Eloise Saxman of Carmel, IN; sister-in-law, Kay Wegner of Brazil; and many nieces and nephews...
ANNA MARY DICKISON (05/11/05)
Anna Mary Dickison, 87 of Brazil, died at 7:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 10, 2005, at Royal Oaks Health Care Center in Terre Haute, Indiana. She went to be with her Lord. She was born September 3, 1916 in Brazil, Indiana. She was the daughter of Edward and Ethel Crabb McKinney. After attending Brazil High School she was employed by the Blue Bonnet Restaurant, Huff's Café, Davis Gardens, and Miller & Parret/US Baking Company...
LARRY G. BROWN SR. (05/02/05)
Larry G. Brown Sr., 64, of Linton, died at 6:37 a.m. on April 29, 2005 at Deaconess Hospice Care in Evansville, Ind. He was born in Johnson, Ind. on April 20, 1941, to Cecil Brown and Lois Larkins Driskell, who preceded him in death. His step-father was Jerry Driskell of Princeton, and his step-mother was Margaret Brown of Owensville. They also preceded him in death...