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Obituaries from March 2006

THELMA L. MILLER (03/31/06)
Thelma L. Miller, 93, of Greencastle, passed away Wednesday, March 29, 2006, at The Waters of Greencastle. She is survived by two daughters: Miriam (Gerald) Durham and Kathryn (Elmer) Britton; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation will be Sunday, April 2 from 3-5 p.m. at the Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home in Greencastle. The funeral will be Monday, April 3 at 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow in the Ashboro Cemetery of Ashboro, Indiana...
CATHERINE PEARL "KATE" TIMBERMAN (03/31/06)
Catherine Pearl "Kate" Timberman 78, of Indianapolis, passed away Wednesday, March 22, 2006. She was born October 6, 1927 in Putnam County, IN to John R. and Eula Parrish Timberman Catherine worked for the Indianapolis Public Schools for many years. ...
BEATRICE RUTH COOPER ROBBINS (03/31/06)
Beatrice Ruth Cooper Robbins, 68, of Willisburg, KY and formerly of Carbon, passed away Monday, March 27, 2006 in the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington, KY. She was born February 15, 2006 in Indianapolis, Indiana to Alfred and Grace Williamson Cooper...
JACK R. WITTY (03/31/06)
Jack R. Witty, 87, of Rockville, passed away 5:16 a.m., Thursday, March 30, 2006 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute, IN. He was a retired farmer and owner of Witty's Evergreens. He was born January 24, 1919 in Tompkinsville, KY to the late L. B. Witty and Minnie Miller Witty. On June 20, 1942, in Brazil, he married Odetta E. Brown Witty who preceded him in death on July 6, 2002...
CHARLES E. "CHUCK" BODEN (03/31/06)
Charles E. "Chuck" Boden, 77, of Cloverdale, passed away Thursday, March 30, 2006, at Hickory Creek at Sunset in Greencastle, IN. He was born March 26, 1929, in Muskegon, MI, the son of Charles Edward Boden and Henrietta (Balk) Boden. On October 26, 1979, he married Susan R. (Libhart) Boden. He served in the U.S. Navy and Air Force in the Korean War. He was a retired salesman and driver for Schwan's Fine Foods...
Betty M. Wells (03/31/06)
Betty M. Wells, 81, of Brazil, died at 12:05 p.m. on March 30, 2006. Betty was born February 4, 1925 in Fontanet, IN and was adopted into the loving home of Victor and Edith Swanger Woodruff. She married Alfred Wells on May 19, 1943. He preceded her in death...
E. CLAY WARREN (03/21/06)
E. Clay Warren, 81, passed away March 13, 2006, in the hospital at Fallon, Nevada. He was born in Muncie, IN on August 10, 1924. In 1942, he graduated from Brazil High School. Survivors include his wife, Mary Frances Mullenix Warren; a son, Clay III; a daughter Susan; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren...
KENNETH BASS SR. (03/23/06)
Kenneth Bass Sr., 88, of Brazil passed away March 21, 2006, at 7 p.m. at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. He was born December 14, 1917, in Clay County, the son of Theodore Bass, Sr. and Laura Mae Bryan Bass. He attended Van Buren High School, before going to work on the railroad following his fathers' death. ...
MARION EUGENE "GENE" BAKER (03/24/06)
Marion Eugene "Gene" Baker, 79, of Brazil, passed away March 23, 2006 at 1:52 p.m. at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. He was born in Martin County, Indiana March 15, 1927 to Oda and Lena (Inman) Baker. Gene graduated from Oolitic High School the class of 1945. ...
THELMA M. KELLER (03/21/06)
Thelma M. Keller, 94, passed away March 19, 2006, at 7:05 a.m. at Davis Gardens Health Care Center. Born April 1, 1911, in Clay County, she was the daughter of Ira Haney and Ivy Turner Haney. She was a retired clerk from Sears and Meis. She was a former member of First United Methodist Church...
MARY L. LANGDON (03/20/06)
Mary L. Langdon, of Brazil, formerly of Jordan Village, Ind., died Friday, March 17, 2006 at the Clay County Health Center in Brazil. Born October 29, 1922, in Brazil, Ind., she was the daughter of Merlin Grant Allee and Edith Mildred (Archer) Allee. She was a homemaker, member of the Brazil Church of the Nazarene and the adult Sunday School Class...
STEVEN E. NEESE (03/20/06)
Steven E. Neese, 52, of Greencastle, Ind., passed away on Sunday, March 19, 2006. He was born on July 26, 1953, in Greencastle to Wesley and Virginia Jones Neese. He was a graduate of South Putnam High School and was a Mobile Crane Operator at Lone Star...
NORMA J. GASKILL (03/20/06)
Norma J. Gaskill, 86 of Indianapolis, formerly of Brazil passed away March 17, 2006, at the Altenheim Community Facility in Indianapolis. She had been a resident there for three years. She was born May 24, 1919, in Clay County the daughter of Carl Tiefel and Violet Irwin Tiefel. ...
DAISY L. CANADA (03/20/06)
Daisy L. Canada, 75, of Terre Haute, died at 5:10 p.m. Tuesday, March 7, 2006, in Union Hospital at Terre Haute. She had been employed for many years with Vibrant Party Sales at Terre Haute and later worked as a receptionist for the Wabash Valley Senior Citizen Center in Terre Haute. She was born on July 1, 1930, in Burnett, Ind., to Henry Pruiett and Lena S. Pruiett...
RAYMOND ARTHUR MARSHALL (03/20/06)
Raymond Arthur Marshall, 98 of Center Point, died at 6 p.m. Friday, March 17, 2006, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. He was born December 8, 1907, in Danville, Illinois, as the son of James Franklin and Lena Fowler Marshall. He married Alice Marietta Barnhart November, 3, 1943. ...
GERALD "JERRY" MCKINNEY (03/23/06)
Gerald "Jerry" McKinney, 62 of Greencastle, passed away Monday at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. Born May 19, 1943, in Indianapolis, he was the son of Leroy McKinney and Pauline Zavala. He had attended Manuel High School in Indianapolis. He married Judy (Viers) McKiney on January 12, 1968, and she survives...
KATHRYN M. BULLERDICK (03/23/06)
Kathryn M. Bullerdick, 90, of Brazil passed away in her home the morning of March 22, 2006. She was born November 17, 1915, in Poland, Indiana, the daughter of Riley and Julia Mathis Allen. She attended school in Reelsville. On August 20, 1932, she married F. ...
DONALD JAMES EYSTER (03/30/06)
Donald James Eyster, 83, of Brazil passed away March 29, 2006. He was born June 9, 1922, to James Peter and Ruth Reade Eyster of Indianapolis. He graduated from Wiley High School in Terre Haute in 1941 and enlisted in the Army Air Force, October, 1942, where he served as a radar technician assigned to the 73rd Bomb Wing, 477th Bomb Group based in Saipan. ...
WILBUR MAX HARDEN (03/27/06)
Wilbur Max Harden, 92, of Clay City, died March 24, 2006, at 9:30 a.m. at Owen Valley Health Campus. He had been a resident there for the last year. He was born May 20, 1913, in Clay City the son of Harrison and Gertrude Steiner Harden. He loved to fish, feed the birds and spend time with family...
RALPH MCDONALD (03/27/06)
Ralph McDonald, 96, of Brazil, died at 8:45 a.m. Sunday, March 26, 2006, at Clay Health Center in Brazil. He was born October 2, 1909, in Brazil as the son of Arthur and Elizabeth Gray McDonald. He attended Zeller School. During World War II he served in the Pacific Theatre with the U.S. ...
PHYLLIS JEAN CLARK (03/27/06)
Phyllis Jean Clark, 67, of Brazil died at 3:30 a.m. Sunday, March 26, 2006, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. She was born September 3, 1938, in Vermillion County, the daughter of the late Horace Hankins and the late Mable Lorene (Miller) Delp. She worked for Columbia Records Manufacturing Co. as an inspector. She enjoyed cooking...
BEVERLY J. TROUT (03/27/06)
Beverly K Trout, 75, of Decatur, Indiana, passed away Friday, March 24, 2006, at the Lutheran Hospital in Ft. Wayne, Indiana. Born August 22, 1930, in Terre Haute, she was the daughter of John J. Weust and Lucille (Woods) Weust. On April 12, 1952, she married Bryan E. Trout, Jr. and he preceded her in death on May 15, 2005...
MARY CRESS (03/27/06)
Mary "Margy" Cress, 60, Poland, Indiana, passed away March 24, 2006, at her residence. She was born March 14, 1946, in Indianapolis and was the daughter of Carl L. and Dorothy (Woods) Dietz. She was a secretary for 20 years at the Putnamville Correctional Facility, Putnamville and for 10 years previously at Prudential Insurance in Indianapolis. ...
GLADYS LAVENE PATRICK (03/24/06)
Gladys Lavene Patrick, age 93, of Carbon was called to the Lord 5:40 a.m. Friday, March 24, 2006 at Clay Health Center in Brazil. She was born in Parke County, Indiana on January 8, 1913 to Arthur and Ida Kibbe Morlan. A homemaker and mother of four, she was a wonderful cook who often served as the official Election Board Chef. She was a graduate of Raccoon Township High School in Bridgeton. She married Michael Leo Patrick on September 3, 1934...
David Ross Stigler (03/24/06)
David Ross Stigler, 69, of Center Point, died on Thursday, March 23, 2006 at 3:20 a.m. in Terre Haute Regional Hospital. He was born on November 16, 1936 to Lynden L. and Pauline Hopkins Stigler. David attended Brazil High School and served in the Army. On August 30, 1985 he married Elizabeth "Ann" Wesley Mattingly...
DANIEL PATRICK RENIHAN (03/16/06)
Daniel Patrick Renihan, passed away Tuesday, March 14, 2006 at his residence in Greencastle. Born September 2, 1976, in Beech Grove, Indiana, he was the son of Daniel Lee Renihan and Ellen (Braun) Renihan. He was a graduate of Lincoln Technical Institute and worked as a diesel mechanic at Penske and State Beverage Co., in Indianapolis...
ROBERT W. RENFRO (03/15/06)
Robert W. Renfro, 82, of Brazil, passed away March 14, 2006 at 5:56 a.m. at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. He was born April 10, 1923, in Brazil to Joseph and Josephine (Snell) Renfro. He graduated from Brazil High School and enlisted in the Army Air Force. He married Rosemary Schimmel of Terre Haute, December 24, 1942, she passed away in 2005. Bob was a barber in Brazil for many years as well as a member of the Knightsville Masonic Lodge and was a member of the Trinity Baptist Church in Brazil...
PENNY A. COREY (03/15/06)
Penny A. Corey, 57, of Crawfordsville, IN passed away Sunday evening at St. Vincent Hospice in Indianapolis. Born July 11, 1948 at Reelsville, she was the daughter of James Edward Mathews & Olive Juanita (Young) Mathews. She was an office manager for Foreign Free Trade Zone in Indianapolis. She was a member of The Nazarene Church and a graduate from Reelsville High School and Indiana University...
MARIE L. ALBRIGHT (03/08/06)
Marie L. Albright, 95, formerly of Reelsville and Harmony, died Saturday afternoon, March 4, at Hickory Creek at Sunset nursing facility in Greencastle. Born in Poland, in Clay County, on Nov. 29, 1910, her parents were William Tapy and Malinda Schultz Tapy. She married Wilford "Boots" Albright on July 2 7, 1940, and he died March 17, 1973...
JOANNE B. KELLY (03/07/06)
Joanne B. Kelly, 69, of Brazil, died early Monday at her home. She had been in ill health and was being treated by a local physician. A native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, she was born on May 24, 1936, the only child of Raymond Schneider and Esther Paganucci Schneider...
GARNET G. DALRYMPLE (03/07/06)
Garnet G. Dalrymple, 89, of Green Valley, Ariz., died Sunday, Jan. 8, 2006, at Northwest Medical Center in Tucson, Ariz., after a long period of declining health. Present at her side were her husband, Bob, and son, George. Born and raised on a farm in New Holland, Illinois, she graduated from the University of Illinois in 1938. She taught English and home economics but the call of family soon took her in new directions...
LAURA D. CARTER (03/03/06)
Laura D. Carter, 69, of Brazil, passed away unexpectedly March 1, 2006 at 8:37 p.m. in the emergency room. She was born November 1, 1936, in Clay County the daughter of John "Jack" Lynch and Kathryn Searcy Lynch. She graduated from Brazil High School, Class of 1954...
HENRY O. MIX (03/03/06)
Henry O. Mix, 80, a Brazil resident most of his life, died Thursday morning in St. Vincent Clay Hospital. Since November, 2003, he had been a resident-patient at Cloverleaf Healthcare in Knightsville. Born in Calhoun, Ky., on Feb. 11, 1926, his parents were Henry V. Mix and Lottie Hayven Mix. He later moved to this area where he was a 1944 graduate of Brazil High School, excelling as a lineman with the football team...
DONALD E. NEVILLE (03/03/06)
Donald E. Neville, 72, of Brazil, died March 1, 2006, at 3:18 a.m. at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. He was born March 12, 1933, in Clay County, the son of Robert P. Neville and Malinda Wetnight Neville. He attended Brazil High School. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War...
WILLIAM BERNARD "BILL" MURPHY (03/02/06)
William Bernard "Bill" Murphy, 80, of Brazil passed away March 2, 2006, in Terre Haute Regional Hospital. He was born June 25, 1925, in Harmony to Claude and Cecil Butler Murphy. He was a driver and salesman for Pepsi Cola for 45 years, retiring in 1987...
FRANCES WALLACE 'FRAN' DUNBAR (03/02/06)
Frances Wallace "Fran" Dunbar, 87 of Manhattan, Kansas, died Monday, February 27, 2007, at the Mercy Regional Health Center. She was born on January 28, 1919, in Asherville, Indiana, the daughter of Elmer and Emma (Steuerwald) Wallace. On October 7, 1945, in Brazil she was united in marriage to Dr. ...
JIM CHAVIS (03/02/06)
Jim Chavis, 63, Rockville, Ind., died February 28, 2006, at Union Hospital in Terre Haute, Ind. He was the son of David Norman Chavis and Nellie Elizabeth Morlan Chavis. Survivors include his mother; two brothers, Kenneth and David Chavis; one sister, Judy; three nephews and four nieces...
DIANE QUERY (03/02/06)
Diane Query, 57, Poland, Ind., died Monday, February 27, 2006, at 7280 Jordon Village Road, Poland. Born March 7, 1948, in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of William Dysart Crick and Isla Berniece (Walbring) Crick. She was an LPN and worked at various nursing homes and as an EMT for Operation Life. She was a member of the Jordan Village Presbyterian Church, Jordan Village, Indiana...
VIRGINIA MARIE WALBRING (03/02/06)
Virginia Marie Walbring, 89, of Terre Haute and formerly of Greencastle, passed away on Monday, February 27, 2006. She was born on February 25, 1917, in Hall, Indiana, to Robert Guy and Elsie May Welty Wooden. She was a 1935 graduate of Cloverdale High School...
THOMAS WILLIAM RAUBUCK (03/09/06)
Thomas William Raubuck, 56, of Terre Haute, passed away at 6:25 p.m. on Monday, March 6, 2006, at Union Hospital. Tom was born November 30, 1949, in Staunton, IN to Robert Harold Raubuck (deceased) and Thela Mae Smith. He was raised there on a family street of many cousins, aunts and uncles. He graduated from Staunton High School in 1967. He was educated in the fine arts at Indiana State University and the University of Illinois where he also taught as a graduate student...
NELLIE BLANCH FRANCIS (03/09/06)
Nellie Blanch Francis, age 84 of Brazil, died at 7:20 a.m. Tuesday, March 7, 2006, at her residence following a long battle with cancer. She was born August 13, 1921, in Clay County, Indiana as the daughter of Pete and Zona Cagle Wilson. She attended Van Buren and Brazil High Schools. ...
MARCELLA D. CORNWELL (03/14/06)
Marcella D. Cornwell, 87, of Brazil, died at 1:25 p.m. Monday, March 13, 2006, at Clay Health Center. She was born February 20, 1919, in Carbon, the daughter of the late Marcus and the late Rose Ellen (Miller) Muncy. On November 2, 1940, she was married to George H. Cornwell who preceded her in death on December 17, 1962...
WILLIAM EARL SCHLEGEL (03/14/06)
William Earl Schlegel, 59, of Gardnerville, Nev., passed away March 12, 2006. Bill served in Vietnam in the 1960s. He worked for the City of Los Angeles, Dept. of Transportation for 25 years. He is survived by his wife, Sharon; a son, Eric; a stepdaughter, Tanya, of Gardnerville; aunts and uncles, Harold and Alberta (Stearley) Woodburn, of Indianapolis and Donald and Helen Schlegel of Venice, Florida; and a cousin, Max Schlegel, of Clay City...
MARGARET A. "PEGGY" BOUCHER (03/14/06)
Margaret A."Peggy" Boucher, 89, of Brazil, passed away March 12, 2006, at 11:20 a.m. at Cloverleaf Healthcare Facility. She was born July 28, 1916, to Henry A. and Mabel O. Martin McShanog. She graduated from Brazil High School in 1934 and worked as a Clerk for Paitson Brothers Hardware in Brazil for more than 20 years...
MARGARET A. 'PEGGY' BOUCHER (03/13/06)
Margaret A. "Peggy" Boucher, 89, of Brazil, passed away, March 12, 2006, at 11:20am at Cloverleaf Healthcare Facility. She was born July 28, 1916, to Henry A. and Mabel O. Martin McShanog. She graduated from Brazil High School in 1934 and worked as a clerk for Paitson Brothers Hardware in Brazil for more than 20 years. ...
Robert Quincy EdMonds Sr. (03/13/06)
Mr. Robert Quincy Edmonds Sr., age 84, of Brazil and formerly of Seymour, passed away on Thursday, March 9, 2006, in Terre Haute, Indiana at HealthSouth. He was born March 18, 1921, in Logansport, Indiana to Raymond and Monta (Miller) Edmonds. He married Bernice Marie (Humes) Edmonds on Sept 14, 1946; she preceded him in death on April 27, 1987...
ANN JACKSON STEVENS (03/13/06)
Ann Jackson Stevens, 73, of Brazil, passed away on March 7, 2007, at Banner Baywood Medical Center in Mesa, Arizona. She was born in Wyandotte, Michigan, on October 19, 1932, to William M. and Mildred I. Lamb Brown. She graduated from Indiana State University in 1954 with a degree in business. ...
Maurice Kibbe Snell (03/10/06)
Maurice Kibbe Snell, 90, of Terre Haute and formerly of Brazil, IN died Thursday afternoon March 9, 2006 in Southwood Health Center. He was born March 15, 1915 in Harmony, IN to Ernest C. Snell and Sally Ann McIntyre Snell. He was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife Dorothy E. Orth Snell, who died in March of 1974, and one brother George Snell...
CLARA 'DUCKY' NELSON (03/10/06)
Clara "Ducky" Nelson, 65, of Jackson Township, died at 6 a.m. Thursday, March 9, 2006, at her residence. She was born January 13, 1941, in Brazil as the daughter of John William and Viola Summers Stedman. She attended Brazil High School. Following high school she married Robert Nelson. ...
ARLINE W. ANDERSON (03/10/06)
Arline W. Anderson, 88, of Brazil, died at Clay County Health Center at 6:20 p.m. March 7, 2006. She was born in Staunton, IN May 10, 1917 to Ernest O. and Ruth E. (Tiefel) Wedel. Mrs. Anderson was a Brazil High School graduate and worked as a stenographer and typist at Detroit Diesel in the Allison Division in Indianapolis. ...
DOROTHY V. MORLAN (03/10/06)
Dorothy V. Morlan, age 86 of Brazil, died at 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 7, 2006, at Clay Health Center. She was born November 5, 1919, in Brazil, Indiana, as the daughter of Irvon and Elsie Antis Rader. She was a 1937 graduated from Brazil High School. She married Everett Morlan July 17, 1937, in Terre Haute. He preceded her in death in 1989. She attended Epworth United Methodist Church...
BARBARA J. MEDDLES (03/10/06)
Barbara J. Meddles, 63, died March 8, 2006, at St. Vincent Hospital of Indianapolis. Born March 15, 1942, in Terre Haute, IN, she was the daughter of Lester Flint and Geraldine Martin Flint. She was a homemaker, member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, former executive with the Girl Scouts, Camp director at NaWaKwa, active in church youth programs and Women's Relief Society. ...
LOIS MAXINE COURTNEY GREY (03/02/06)
Lois Maxine Courtney Grey, 85, of Brazil, passed away at 7:43 p.m., Monday, February 27, 2006, in Cloverleaf Health Care in Knightsville. She was born September 13, 1920, in Clay County to Austin and Mazo Biller Courtney. Mrs. Grey worked in manufacturing for Quakermaid from 1947 until 1960 and then worked at CBS from 1960 to 1969. She was a member of the Benwood Mt. Lebanon Church and enjoyed quilting and knitting. Her husband, John L. Grey preceded her in death...