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Obituaries from May 2006

Shirley Wall (05/01/06)
Shirley Wall, 71, of Clay City died April 28, 2006, at 9:50 p.m. at her residence. She was born on Sept. 2, 1936 to Clarence Shepard and Treva Mae Grey. She married Lee Roy Wall on Aug. 3, 1957. Shirley was a cafeteria worker at the IU Medical Center in Bloomington. She participated in Head Start, enjoyed mushroom hunting and fishing. She was a giving person who helped deliver food baskets to the needy...
CECIL E. RAAB (05/15/06)
Cecil E. Raab,72, of Brazil, died at 5:09 p.m. Friday at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. He was born Aug. 1, 1933, in Putnam County to Arvel and Helen Smith Raab. He had been employed at Columbia Records for 18 years. He was a member of the Indiana National Guard from 1955 to 1963, a member of Moose Lodge, Eagles Lodge and American Legion Post 2...
PAULINE RUBECK FRITZINGER (05/16/06)
Pauline Rubeck Fritzinger, 94, of Bloomington, Indiana, died on May 14, 2006, at 1:35 p.m. in Bloomington Hospital. She was born April 6, 1923, in Owen County, the daughter of Clarence and Bonnie Hunsicker Rubeck. She married Charles Edwin Fritzinger on June 8, 1935...
DOROTHY MCINTIRE URBAHNS (05/16/06)
Dorothy McIntire Urbahns, 86, of Terre Haute, died Sunday morning, May 14, 2006, in her residence. She retired in 1990 as a medical transcriptionist for AP&S Clinic. She was born on Sept. 19, 1919, in Lexington, Kentucky, to John Leslie McIntire and Rosa Lee DeBell McIntire. Her husband, the Rev. E.F. Urbahns, preceded her in death in 1984. She was also preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Lucille and Imogene; and three brothers, John Leslie, Gordon and Arthur...
HESTER ELIZABETH RAAB (05/16/06)
Hester Elizabeth Raab, 65 of Carbon, died at 2:15 a.m. Sunday at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. She was born Dec. 14, 1940, in Sullivan, Indiana, as the daughter of Carl and Vera Cox Phegley. She worked as an assembly worker at area electrical component manufacturing companies including Dormeyer in Rockville and Lear Corporation in Greencastle. She was married to Cletus Wayne Raab who survives her...
Keith E. Thompson (05/18/06)
Keith E. Thompson, 72, of Reelsville, formerly of Brazil, passed away unexpectedly May 16, 2006, at 5:05 p.m. at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. He was born May 7, 1934, in Poland, Indiana, the son of Edward Thompson and Anise Bullerdick Thompson. He graduated from Van Buren High School, Class of 1952. On May 7, 1952, he married Amelia A. Julbert, whom he affectionately called "Sam" for their 54 years together...
EVERETTE LEE OSWALT (05/22/06)
Everette Lee Oswalt, 55, Brazil, IN died May 18, 2006 in Indianapolis, Indiana. He was a graduate of Turkey Run High School. He was preceded in death by a brother, James A. Williams. Survivors include a daughter, Shirley J. Oswalt, Texas; two sisters, Betty Nichols, Fillmore, IN; and Sandra (Bob) Briggs of Martinsville, IN; and a brother, Mickey Oswalt...
ROBERT MARVIN WILLIAMS (05/22/06)
Robert Marvin Williams, 83, of Terre Haute passed on to be with the Lord at 12:50 p.m., Saturday, May 20, 2006, at Southwood Health and Rehabilitation Center where he had been a resident for the past 14 months after surviving a debilitating stroke. He retired as an automobile mechanic from Mace Service in 1979...
MILDRED M. BARBIN (05/24/06)
Mildred M. Barbin, 85 of Brazil, passed away May 22, 2006 at 3:22 p.m. in the emergency room at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. She was born July 15, 1920 in Columbus, Indiana, the daughter of Walter Snyder and Clara Scheidt Snyder. She graduated from Columbus High School and then attended Indiana Business College in Columbus. ...
H. ELDEN 'PEE WEE' LOWDERMILK (05/24/06)
H. Elden "Pee Wee" Lowdermilk, 81, of Brazil, passed away May 23, 2006, at Holly Hills Healthcare Facility. He was born July 5, 1924, in Center Point the son of Hervey Lowdermilk and Arlona Cooprider Lowdermilk. He attended school in Ashboro and then joined the U.S. ...
DEBRA MORSE (05/24/06)
Debra Morse, 53, of Center Point, passed away at 12:15 p.m. on May 23, 2006, at her home following an extended illness. Born Nov. 29, 1952, in Chillicothe, Ohio, she was the daughter of Joseph and Betty (Ater) Madru. On Oct. 22, 1972, she married Larry Morse. ...
MARTHA E. MORLAN (05/25/06)
Martha E. Morlan, 44, of Brazil died unexpectedly on May 22, 2006. She was born Dec. 6, 1961, in Marion County, the daughter of Mary Hamilton Pierson. She lived and worked in Indianapolis until 2003 when she moved to Brazil. She is survived by her son, Richard Calvert, of Colorado; two sisters, Judith Fischer of Indianapolis and Sandra Miller of Austin, Ind.; one niece, Ashley Pierson, of Indianapolis; three brothers, Gale Pierson of Kentucky, Ralph Pierson of Indianapolis and Buck Smith of Michigan; and other extended family.. ...
JOHN W. COLTHARP (05/26/06)
John W. Coltharp, 69, of Brazil, died at 4:01 p.m. Wednesday, May 24, 2006, at Cloverleaf Healthcare. He was born Dec. 21, 1936, in Brazil as the son of Otis and Eunice Dutel Coltharp. Following graduation from Brazil High School he began a career of 50 years in the retail grocery business...
REV. BILLY HUNT (05/11/06)
Billy Marvin Hunt, 77, a retired United Methodist minister, went to be with his Lord on Tuesday, May 9, 2006, at his home in Vassar, Kansas. He was born Sept. 6, 1928, in Brazil, the son of Ross and Marie Tilley Hunt. He married Marilyn Miller on April 10, 1947, in Brazil, a union that lasted for 59 years...
CHARLES W. 'CHUCK' STEVENSON (05/10/06)
Charles W. "Chuck" Stevenson, 80, died Monday, May 8, 2006 at Regional Hospital at Terre Haute. Born Aug. 1, 1925, in Shepherdsville, Indiana, he was the son of William W. Stevenson and Laverna (Payne) Stevenson. He was retired from National Standard Company, Niles, Michigan. He was married Jan. 25, 1947...
Freeda V. Weber (05/01/06)
Freeda V. Weber, 86, passed away in her home on April 29, 2006. She was born on August 5, 1919 in Bowling Green. She was the daughter of Wilmer and Etta Huber Buell. She graduated from Indiana Business College in 1939. During World War II, she worked as an accountant at Quaker Maid. Most of her working career she worked for her brother, Dr. Forrest Buell, as his accountant and office manager...
IRENE MCDONALD (05/02/06)
Irene McDonald, 86, of Brazil passed away May 1, 2006, at 5 a.m. at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. She was born Sept. 3, 1919, in Clay City to John and Annie Wheat Cockerham. She graduated from Van Buren High School with the class of 1938. On Dec. 21, 1949, she married Roy D. "Duckey" McDonald. In her early years she worked at the Elks and Eddie's Sandwich Shop. She enjoyed reading and spending time with her family...
PAUL L. SHERMAN (05/04/06)
Paul L. Sherman, 55, of Fort Wayne and formerly of Clay City and Brazil, was called home on Sunday, April 23, 2006, at Parkview Hospital in Ft. Wayne. Born Feb. 6, 1951, to Virgil C. and Edna Mae Butler Sherman, he was the ninth of 14 children. He married Gayle Helton on Aug. 16, 1974, who survives...
JOHN 'JACK' PATRICK TEICHEN (05/05/06)
John "Jack" Patrick Teiken, age 77 of Brazil, died Wednesday, May 3, 2006, at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born March 17, 1929, in Ogema, Minnesota, as the son of Herman and Margaret Jasken Teiken. He joined the U.S. Army and served as a radio operator during the Korean War until his discharge May 31, 1953...
MARY S. ROGERS (05/05/06)
Mary S. Rogers, 90, of Holly Hill Healthcare, formerly of Spencer, died at 7:35 a.m. on Friday, May 5, 2006. Born on August 28,1915, in Des Moines, Iowa, she was the daughter of Orville and Minnie Burger. Mary had been a caretaker for many years. She enjoyed gardening, taking care of her flowers and cooking...
JUANITA STAGGS (05/08/06)
Juanita Staggs, of rural Terre Haute, passed away May 7, 2006, at 4:30 a.m. in her home with her family at her side. She was born November 8, 1917, in Ashboro the daughter of Joseph Knust and Emma Deil Knust. She graduated from Cory High School. She married Paul R. ...
DONNA SUE BRITTON (05/08/06)
Donna Sue Britton, beloved wife, mother and sister, 59, of Rockville, died at 11:40 a.m. on Friday, May 5, 2006, with her family by her side. Sue was born July 6, 1946, in Vermillion County, Indiana, and was the daughter of Kenneth Russell Martin and Marguerite Campbell Martin. On Jan. 28, 1967, she was united in marriage to Leighton Marshall Britton. They were married for 39 years...
MARJORIE J. SCHRONZ (05/08/06)
Marjorie J. Schronz, age 85, of Zanesville, Ohio, passed away at 5:10 p.m. Friday May 5, 2006 at the Logan Healthcare Center in Logan, following a lengthy illness. She was born May 21, 1920, in Carbon, and was the daughter of the late Oreal and Alda Allen Brown...
DONALD "SKIP" RHODES (05/08/06)
Donald "Skip" Rhodes, 62, of Brazil, died 6:23 p.m. Saturday, May 6, 2006, at his residence. He was born June 10, 1943, in Cincinnati, Ohio, as the son of Hugh Ernest and Martha Campbell Rhodes. Don graduated from Brazil High School. He graduated from Indiana State University with the Class of 1972. During the Vietnam War, Don served in the U.S. Navy as a diver until his honorable discharge with the rank of Lt. Commander...
BILLY PURSELL (05/09/06)
Billy Pursell, 71, of Greencastle, passed away Saturday, May 6, 2006, at St. Vincents Hospital in Indianapolis. Born June 26, 1934, in Putnam County, he was the son of Carl and Dortha (Beck) Pursell. He was a graduate of Greencastle High School Class of 1953, and a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps...
MAX EUGENE MONCE SR. (05/10/06)
Max Eugene Monce Sr., 66, of Brazil died at 3:29 a.m. Tuesday, May 9, 2006, in the emergency room at St. Vincent Clay Hospital in Brazil. He was born Feb. 22, 1940, in Clinton, Indiana, as the son of Milton and Evelyn Jordan Monce. Following high school he served during the Vietnam War with the U.S. Army until his honorable discharge. He married Cordelia Anne Young in Brazil on Dec. 12, 1961...
BILL 'BILLY' PHILLIPS (05/10/06)
Bill "Billy" Phillips, 56, of Reelsville died at 8:49 p.m. Sunday, May 7, 2006, at St. Vincents Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born May 4, 1950, at home in Madison County, Missouri as the son of James and Flora Acuff Phillips. On July 3, 1999, he married Gloria Green at their home near Manhattan, Indiana...
Linda M. Wallen (05/31/06)
Linda M. Wallen, 56, of Brazil, passed away May 29, 2006, in her home with her loving family surrounding her. She was born June 19, 1949 in Parke County the daughter of David Batchelor and Emily Gleynn Batchelor. She attended Rosedale High School. She married Terry Wallen Sr. ...