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Obituaries from September 2005

HAZEL P. SUTHERLIN (09/01/05)
Hazel P. Sutherlin , 91, Cloverale, IN, died Thursday, September 1, 2005, at Mill Pond Health Campus, Greencastle, IN. She was born July 6, 1914 in Thorntown, IN the daughter of Ed Laudig and Mary Ann "Mollie" (Balentine) Laudig. She married Verly Delbert Sutherlin on November 21, 1931 and he preceded her in death on August 18, 2001. She was a housewife and a member of the Millgrove United Methodist Church, Millgrove, IN...
LEONARD STEEB (09/19/05)
LEONARD STEEB Leonard Charles Steeb, age 66, of Brazil died Thursday afternoon, September 15, 2005, at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis, IN. He was born May 11, 1939, in Indianapolis, the son of Frank and Ada Pringle Steeb. Following graduation from high school, he served in active duty with the U.S. ...
DEBORAH MASTERS GREENWOOD (09/20/05)
Deborah Masters Greenwood passed away on September 5, 2005, in Boca Raton Community Hospital at the age of 47. The daughter of Rev. Jack and Mickey Masters, she was born on March 7, 1958 in Brazil, Indiana. On February 18, 1989, she was united in marriage to Bill Greenwood in Muncie. Shortly before their marriage she was diagnosed with breast cancer, whicn she valiantly fought as a cancer survivor for seventeen years...
EDITH F. WILLIAMS (09/22/05)
Edith F. Williams, 78. of Mooresville, Ind., formerly of Brazil passed away Monday, September 29, 2005, at the Miller's Merry Manor in Mooresville. Born April 22, 1927, in Jasonville, Ind., she was the daughter of Ernest McQuerry and Effie (Gray) McQuerry...
BETTY J. BAYLES (09/22/05)
Betty J. Bayles, age 74, Brazil, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2005, in Holly Hill Healthcare. Born Dec. 30, 1930, in Terre Haute, Ind., she was the daughter of James William Wood and Mary Lillian Rafferty Wood. She as a homemaker. She attended St. Mary of the Woods College...
DORIS LORETTA PERKINS (09/22/05)
Doris Loretta Perkins, age 82, of Seymour, formerly of Greencastle, passed away Wednesday morning at the Covered Bridge Health Campus in Seymour, Ind. She was born on December 14, 1922, in Williamsville, Ill., the daughter of Jewell C. and Flora Agnes (Allen) Trout. On April 15, 1945, she married Charles Perkins and he preceded her in death in January of 1999...
EDNA MAY SWALLEY TIEFEL (09/23/05)
Edna May Swalley Tiefel, 89, of Bowling Green, Ind., died at her residence at 9:15 p.m., Wednesday, September 21, 2005. She was born October 9, 1915, in Clay County to John and Elsie Huber Schroer. She was a 1935 graduate of Bowling Green High School. She was a member of the Poland United Church of Christ. She married Lowell Swalley who passed away in 1965. She then married Al Tiefel who also preceded her in death. She enjoyed cooking, baking and gardening...
LOIS L. BROWN (09/23/05)
Lois L. Brown, 82, of Roachdale, Ind., died at 7:20 a.m., September 22, 2005, in Danville Regional Rehabilitation Center of natural causes. She was a homemaker. Born August 11, 1923, in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of William H. Green and Lola Ruby Taylor Green. She married George E. Brown on April 26, 1940, in Bellmore, Ind. He died June 27, 1989...
GILBERT "GIB" RAY BUTCHER SR. (09/26/05)
Gilbert "Gib" Ray Butcher Sr., age 69, of Greencastle, passed away Friday morning at his residence. Born September 7, 1936 in Peach Creek, West Virginia, he was the son of Aurby Ray & Margaret (Hull) Butcher. He attended Eastside High School in Huntington, W. VA.. He married Una (Britton) Butcher on Nov. 3, 1961 and she preceded him in death in 1991. He married Mary (Morgan) Butcher on Oct. 26, 2002, and she survives...
JOSEPHINE"JO" FRYE PRICE (09/26/05)
Josephine "Jo" Frye Price, 85, of Brazil, passed away September 23, 2005, in her home. She was born May 23, 1920, in Pleasantville, IN. the daughter of Frank Bedwell and Addie Mae Benefiel Bedwell. She graduated from Dugger High School. She moved to the Brazil area following her marriage to Millard Frye on November 13, 1936. He preceded her in death in December of 1977...
KENNY RAY DICKISON (09/26/05)
Kenny Ray Dickison, age 49, of Brazil, died at 11:20 a.m. Friday, September 23, 2005, in the emergency room at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. He was born September 15, 1956, in Omaha, Nebraska as the son of Larry and Margaret Gullifor Dickison. He attended Van Buren High School. Following high school, Kenny began a career as a cook that took him across the nation and into many different restaurants. He loved to travel and enjoyed camping and fishing...
WILMA J. LEACH (09/26/05)
Wilma J. Leach, 77 of Terre Haute, passed away Thursday morning at Provena Covenant Hospital, Urbana, IL. She was born March 18, 1928, in Knightsville, IN. She was the daughter of Charles Withers and Clysta Aker. She was married to George Leach on September 9, 1947, and he survives. She was a homemaker...
WILMA "BILLIE" MATHERS COE (09/26/05)
Mrs. Billie Coe peacefully passed away the evening of Thursday, September 22, 2005, in the Coronary Care Unit of Baptist Hospital East in Louisville, Kentucky. Mrs. Coe was the beloved wife of the late Walter Slater Coe, M.D. Dr. Coe was a nationally known cardiologist who in 1948 performed the first heart catheterization in Kentucky and created the first heart catheterization laboratory in Kentucky. ...
RUBY FRANCES WALDBIESER (09/26/05)
Ruby Frances Waldbieser, 85, of Brazil died 5:22 p.m. Saturday, September 24, 2005, at Holly Hill Healthcare in Brazil. She was born January 16, 1920, in Clay City, Indiana, as the daughter of John and Nora Milligan Comer. Following graduation from Clay City High School she married Malcolm Waldbieser April 29, 1939...
HAZEL M. GILTZ (09/26/05)
HAZEL M. GILTZ Hazel M. Giltz, 93, of Brazil, died at 5:00 a.m. September 26, 2005, at Holly Hill Health Care and Rehabilitation Facility. Born June 13, 1912, in Harmony, IN, she was the daughter of William Leslie and Cora Vesta Stewart Bell. She married Harvey Lester Giltz on February 17, 1940; he preceded her in death. ...
RICHARD ALAN SWEARINGEN (09/27/05)
Richard Alan Swearingen, 58, of Clay City, died at his home on September 25, 2005 following an extended illness. He was born in Clay County on January 23, 1948 to Orville and Patricia Jean (Means) Swearingen. June 11, 1981 he married Cathy Ley. He graduated from Brazil High School in 1966, and Indiana State University in 1968 with a major in music. ...
VIRGINIA LEE CARTER (09/27/05)
Virginia Lee "Jenny" Carter, born August 21, 1925, passed away Sunday, September 25, 2005. Farewell Aunt Jenny-- .our Aunt, our Mother, our Grandmother, and our Sister. We have to say goodbye. The time for you to rest has come. You're with your mother and father now, Charles and Fern Carter. ...
JOHN RICHARD LAYER (09/28/05)
John Richard Layer, 74, Johnson City, TN, formerly of Terre Haute, went to be with the Lord on September 26, 2005 in Shelby County, KY, the result of an automobile accident. He was a Field Superintendent with the Daniels Company. Born January 4, 1931 in Wayne County, MI, he was the son of Floyd Layer and Foster Pratt Layer...
REV. ALBERT L. WILLIAMS (09/15/05)
REV. ALBERT L. WILLIAMS Rev. Albert L. Williams, 86, died September 14, 2005, at 3:05 a.m. at the Rockville Nursing and Rehabilitation, Rockville, Ind.. Born July 19, 1919, in Marion, Ind., he was the son of Albert Williams and Laura M. Simons Williams. ...
GERTRUDE ROUTT (09/15/05)
Gertrude Routt, 91, Cloverdale, Ind., died Wednesday, September 14, 2005, at Cloverleaf Healthcare of Knightsville. Born January 5, 1914, Clay County, Ind., she was the daughter of Walter H. Schopmeyer and Edith (Ahlemeyer) Schopmeyer. On June 15, 1932, she married Edward T. ...
STAN ALVA HUGHES (09/14/05)
Stan Alva Hughes, 64, of Brazil, died at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, September 13, 2005, at his residence northeast of Brazil. Stan was born August 9, 1942, in Bedford, Ind., as the son of George and Laveda McCory Hughes. He graduated from Heltonville High School. Following high school he joined the United States Marine Corps where he served from 1960 to 1964. He married Dorothy Sproles on November 6, 1961...
ROZELLA CHASTAIN (09/01/05)
Rozella Chastain, 75, of Terre Haute, IN, and formerly of Poland and Brazil areas, died August 30, 2005 in the emergency room of Regional Hospital. She was born January 20, 1930, in Owen County the daughter of George and Luda Haltom Hunsicker. During her working years she had been a substitute postal carrier for 15 years retiring in 1967. She was a former member of the United Church of Christ in Poland and the Tri-County Home Ec. Club...
REV. HAROLD G. KOLLMEYER (09/01/05)
Rev. Harold G. Kollmeyer, 85, of Odon, passed away August 30, 2005, at Ketcher Memorial Hospital. He was born December 5, 1919, in Columbus, IN, the son of George W. Kollmeyer and Laurie Lillian Knothe Kollmeyer. He graduated from Columbus High School. ...
BARBARA A. MODESITT (09/01/05)
Barbara A. Modesitt, 67, of Cory, died unexpectedly Monday, August 29, 2005, at her residence. She was born June 25, 1938 in Terre Haute, IN, the daughter of Claudis H. and Cora Avis Caress Edwards. She graduated from Wiley High School, Class of 1956. On January 28, 1956, she married her husband Wayne L. Modesitt, who preceded her in death July 20, 2004...
G. ARLENE TREASH (09/02/05)
G. ARLENE TREASH G. Arlene Treash, age 71, of Knightsville, died at 1:38 p.m. Wednesday, August 30, 2005 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. She was born September 12, 1933 in Knightsville, IN the daughter of Lowell and Lillie Murphy Rodgers. She graduated from Van Buren High School in 1953. Folowiing high school she married Clarence "Gene" Treash who survives. She was a caring and loving homemaker, mother and grandmother...
LEORA M. LIECHTY (09/06/05)
Leora M. Liechty, 92 of Brazil, formerly of Terre Haute, passed away September 2, 2005, at 11:52 p.m. at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. She was born March 4, 1913, in Clay County, the daughter of Jesse Liechty and Ida Schiele Liechty. She was a past member of the Forest Ave. ...
MAX THOMAS BROWN (09/06/05)
Max Thomas Brown, 71, of Terre Haute, passed away unexpectedly September 4, 2005, at his residence. He was born October 7, 1933, in Vigo County the son of Virgil and Ruth Harvey Brown. He graduated from Prairie Creek High School, Class of 1951. He became a member of the Laborers Union and worked as a hod carrier. ...
JOSEPH REUBEN CRESS (09/06/05)
Joseph Reuben Cress, 87, of Cumberland, passed away, Saturday, September 3, 2005. Joseph was a railroad engineer for Conrail for 37 1/2 years. Mr. Cress was active and past master of Englewod Masonic Lodge 715. He was a member of Moose Lodge 17, Elks Lodge 2815 in Catalina Mountain, AZ, and the First Baptist Church of Cumberland...
DONNIE FAYE HINTON GREGORY (09/06/05)
Donnie Faye Hinton Gregory, 65, of Reelsville, IN, passed away September 2, 2005, at her residence. She was born January 7, 1940, in West Moreland, Tenn., the daugher of William Hurley and Zeffie Mae Slayton Holman. She grew up on a strawberry and tobacco farm in Tennessee moving to Indianapolis when she was 13...
MARTENA M. MARTIN (09/07/05)
Martena M. Martin, 87, of Brazil passed away Monday, September 5, 2005, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. She was born November 14, 1917, in Coatesville IN., the daughter of Charles and Blanche Lydick Eggers. She moved to Clay County as a young girl and attended Brazil High School...
JOSEPH JOHN "JJ" MOONEY (09/07/05)
Joseph John "JJ" Mooney, 68, Brazil, died Friday, September 2, 2005, in Terre Haute Regional Hospital. Survivors include a son, Johnny Mooney of Hessville, IN and a sister Joan Millsap of Crown Point, IN. Visitation will be Thursday, September 8, 2005 at 10:00 a.m. at Annunciation Catholic Church. Funeral services will be held Thursday, September 8, 2005 at 11:00 a.m. at the church. Burial will be in Diamond Cemetery...
MABEL KIDWELL (09/08/05)
Mabel Kidwell, age 93, of Brazil, died at 1:10 a.m. Wednesday, September 7, 2005, at Regional Hosital in Terre Haute, IN. Mabel was born October 18, 1911, in Vigo County, Indiana, as the daughter of Ira and Clara Richter Kidwell. Following graduation from Brazil High School she began her long and successful working career in the field of decorating and paints; earning a national reputation for her technical knowledge of paint. ...
RUTH M. WISE (09/08/05)
Ruth M. Wise, 90, of Avon, Ind., passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 3, 2005, in her home. She was a former resident of Terre Haute, Ind. She was born November 13, 1914, in DuQuion, Ill. Her parents were Everette and Lottie Brayfield. She married Robert Wise August 14, 1937, and they resided in the Terre Haute area for 65 years. They were married for 67 years...
LEN LEWIS (09/12/05)
Len Lewis, 82, of Brazil, IN, died at 4:34 p.m. Wednesday, September 7, 2005, at Regional Hospital in Terre Haute. He was born February 13, 1923, in Mississippi. Survivors include one brother, Henry Lewis Sr.; ond sister, Francis Pam and several nieces and nephews...
MONIQUE L. ROBERTS (09/12/05)
It is with sadness that Mary Jo and Virgil Butts of Brazil announce the death of their sister-in-law, Monique L. (Davy) Roberts. Although a non-smoker, she struggled with inoperable lung cancer for the last 11 months. Her fight ended Sept. 5, 2005, at 2:45 a.m. in her Reading, Pennsylvania, home as she slept. She was 56 years old...
GEORGE HUNTER (09/12/05)
George Hunter, 75, passed away at 6:05 p.m. Thursday, September 8, 2005 at Bethesda Gardens in Terre Haute. He was a resident of Brazil and spent the winter months in St. Pete Beach, Fla.. He was born January 25, 1930, in Pimento, Ind., to Verner and Cecil VanCleve Hunter. ...
ROBERT E. HYBARGER (09/12/05)
Robert E. Hybarger, 77, Bloomingale, Ind., died 4:20 p.m. Friday, September 9, 2005, at his residence. He was born December 29, 1927, in Crawfordsville, Ind., the son of Harry and Dorothy Stewart Hybarger. He retired from IBM in Greencastle Ind., in accounting. He was a member of the Bloomingdale Christian Church, Bloomingdale Lodge 127 F&AM (50 years); BPOE Lodge 2471, Rockville, Ind.; American Legion Post 384, Kingman, Ind., and IBM Quarter Century Club...
BETTY C. BEELER (09/13/05)
Betty C. Beeler, 79, of Brazil, passed away September 11, 2005, at 7:40 p.m. at Cloverleaf Healthcare Facility. She had been a resident there for only one month. She was born March 9, 1926, in Clay County, the daughter of Gordon Bennett and Marie Fox Bennett. She attended Brazil High School. She worked most of her working years as a nurse's aide. She worked at the Clay County Hospital, Cloverleaf and last worked at Clay Health Center. She also cared for people in their homes...
CATHY AMENDOLA RINGO (09/30/05)
Cathy Amendola Ringo, 50 of Marietta, GA, passed away September 22, 2005. She was born November 29, 1954, in Plainville, CT, the daughter of Madeline Amendola. She worked for Travelers Insurance and as a project manager for a worldwide civil construction company. She later obtained her real estate license and enjoyed working in real estate sales. She became an active member of the Canine Assistants Program and enjoyed helping with their programs...