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Obituaries from July 2006

HARRY STOUGH (07/31/06)
Harry Stough, 91, originally of Brazil, died 12:05 a.m. Friday, July 28, 2006, at Monticello Assisted Living and Healthcare in Monticello. He was born January 21, 1915, in Brazil, Ind., as the son of Walter and Mary White Stough. Following graduation from Staunton High School, he entered military service with the U.S. ...
VIRGINIA E. BRIDGEWATER (07/24/06)
Virginia E. Bridgewater, age 86, of Terre Haute passed away Friday evening at Royal Oaks Nursing Home. She was born on March 24, 1920, in Vigo County to Ray Baker and Blanche (Newman) Baker. She was a member of Cornerstone Bible Church in Terre Haute...
WILLIAM H. HICKS (07/24/06)
William H. Hicks, 75, of Brazil died Friday evening at 9:15 p.m. at his residence following a brief illness. He was born in Terre Haute on Feb. 10, 1931, the son of the late Cyril W. and Mary Herbert Hicks, both of whom preceded him. He was a 1950 graduate of Brazil High School...
NANCY J. MANLEY (07/21/06)
Nancy J. Manley, 57, of Greencastle, Ind., passed away Wednesday, July 19, 2006, at Clarian Health/Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, Ind. She was born May 2, 1949, the daughter of Harry Hunter Kirton and Audra Pauline (Morgan) Kirton. She was employed at Indiana Department of Natural Resources in Indianapolis. She was a member of the Women of the Moose #138 of Greencastle and American Legion Auxiliary, Post 281 of Cloverdale...
Mary Naomi Thomas (07/21/06)
Mary Naomi Thomas, 92, of Center Point passed away July 21, 2006, in her daughter's home. She was born Sept. 30, 1913, in Staunton, the daughter of John Eder and Barbara L. Roeschlein Eder. She married Charles Thomas on March 26, 1938. They had their family farm together and she enjoyed being a homemaker. ...
CARL W. HOPPER (07/21/06)
Carl W. Hopper, of Boulder, Colo., died of Alzheimer's disease Monday, July 10, 2006, in Boulder. He was 71. The son of Clemens W. Hopper and Florence Mayfield Hopper, he was born Nov. 16, 1934, in Brazil. He married Virginia L. Job on Nov. 5, 1955, in Brazil. He graduated from Brazil High School in 1952. Mr. Hopper moved to Boulder in 1967...
MARJORIE ANN OVERPECK (07/21/06)
Marjorie Ann Overpeck, 84, Terre Haute, died July 18, 2006, in Meadows Manor East. Born May 14, 1922, she was the daughter of Raymond D. Hookey and Lena Roberts Hookey. Survivors include two sons, Robert (Charlene) Overpeck, Terre Haute, and William (Jean) Overpeck, Avon, Ind.; one sister Sara Lou Slover, Terre Haute; and one aunt, Arenell Puett, Rosedale, Ind...
KEVIN L. RIDLING (07/20/06)
Kevin L. Ridling, 40, of Brazil, formerly of Plainfield, died unexpectedly July 16, 2006, at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born July 8, 1966, in California, the son of Raymond Ridling and Frances Ridling. He was a welder and laborer in several factories...
CHARLES WILLIAM FRY SR. (07/19/06)
Charles William Fry Sr., 59, of Brazil, passed away Monday, July 17, 2006, in Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born March 25, 1947, in Terre Haute, Ind., to William F. and Zella Miller Fry. On Nov. 23, 1968, he married Cathy Ann Spicka. He was a truck driver for several years for Underwood Trucking and later for Hancor Inc. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force serving as a jet engine mechanic during Vietnam...
Judith K. Black (07/18/06)
Judith K. Black, 65, of Jasonville, Ind., died at 7:25 p.m., Sunday, July 16, 2006, at her residence. She was born Jan. 11, 1941, in Coalmont, Ind., she was the daughter of Oscar Thomas Black Sr. and Naomi M. Crosby Black. She was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Oscar Thomas Black Jr...
WAYNE LEON FRODERMAN (07/24/06)
Wayne Leon Froderman, 71 of Brazil, died at 10:38 p.m. Friday, July 21, 2006, in the emergency room at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. He was born Aug. 5, 1934, in Ashboro, Ind., as the son of Richard Wayne and Ethel Tucker Froderman. He graduated from Brazil High School in 1952 and attended two years at Indiana State University. ...
CHRISTINA CASASSA STOUGH (07/24/06)
Christina Casassa Stough, 93, of Brazil, died Friday, July 21, 2006, at 4 p.m. at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. She was born April 19, 1913, in Brazil, Ind., to Dominic and Margaret Rossatto Casassa. She married Joe Stough on Sept. 7, 1937. She was preceded in death by her parents. ...
DEBRA L. BEDSAUL (07/31/06)
Debra L. Bedsaul, 47, of Brazil, died unexpectedly at 7:45 a.m. Thursday, July 27, 2006, in her home. Born May 9, 1959 in Salinas, California, she was the daughter of Marvin F. and Jackie (Greene) Breschini. She graduated from Bend Senior High School. On September 14, 1984, she was married to Ralph Arthur Bedsaul in Bend, Oregon. She was confirmed as a Lutheran...
MARJORIE LOUISE BRANSON HASTINGS (07/26/06)
Marjorie Louise Branson Hastings, 62, of Rockville passed away at 8:55 a.m. July 24, 2006, at Regional Hospital in Terre Haute following an extended illness. She was born Aug. 23, 1943, in Parke County, Ind., to Edgar L. and Iva Louise Rardin Branson. She was a former member of the Carbon Nazarene Church...
JASPER JORDAN JR. (07/26/06)
Jasper Jordan Jr., 80 of Brazil, died at 9:27 a.m. Monday, July 24, 2006, at Cloverleaf Healthcare in Knightsville. He was born April 9, 1926, in Staunton, as the son of Jasper Newton and Bertha Wools Jordan. Following school he joined the U.S. Army and served in the Pacific Theater where he received the Purple Heart for wounds he received in Okinawa and a Bronze Battle Star. He was Honorably discharged in October 1951...
DONIVA H. MEASEL (07/26/06)
Doniva H. Measel, 90, of Terre Haute, formerly Rosedale died July 24, 2006. Born in Kentucky, April 25, 1916, she was the daughter of John Morgan Mullins and Arrilla Burke Mullins. Survivors include three daughters, Barbara (Larry) Brown, Rosedale, Ind.; Betty (James) Leach, Richmond, Ind.; Beverly (Phil) Jenkins, Dayton, Ohio; one sister, Ruth Mitchell, Spiceland, Ind.; five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren...
MARY PAULETTE WHITTED (07/25/06)
Mary Paulette Whitted, 63, of Brazil died at her home 4:40 p.m. Friday, July 21, 2006. She was born Aug. 27, 1942, in Indianapolis as the daughter of Doyne and Mary Raybould Groner. Following graduation from Van Buren High School, she attended Smart Appearance Beauty College. She married James William Whitted Dec. 9, 1964...
JASPER JORDAN JR. (07/25/06)
Jasper Jordan Jr., 80 of Brazil, died at 9:27 a.m. Monday, July 24, 2006, at Cloverleaf Healthcare in Knightsville. He was born April 9, 1926, in Staunton as the son of Jasper Newton and Bertha Wools Jordan. Following school he joined the U.S. Army and served in the Pacific Theater where he received the Purple Heart for wounds he received in Okinawa and a Bronze Battle Star. He was Honorably discharged in October 1951...
EDWARD (GENE) BRADBURY (07/25/06)
Edward (Gene) Bradbury, 69, of Sullivan, passed away at 4:11 p.m. Friday, July 21, 2006, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. He was born in Fairbanks, Ind., Jan. 27, 1937, to Ivan Bradbury and Fern Hiatt Bradbury. He was a Marine Veteran, a member of the American Legion Post 298 in Hymera and retired from Cinergy...
Marjorie Louise Branson Hastings (07/25/06)
Marjorie Louise Branson Hastings, 62, of Rockville passed away at 8:55 a.m. July 24, 2006, at Regional Hospital in Terre Haute following an extended illness. She was born Aug. 23, 1943, in Parke County, Ind., to Edgar L. and Iva Louise Rardin Branson. She was a former member of the Carbon Nazarene Church...
MARY PAULETTE WHITTED (07/24/06)
Mary Paulette Whitted, 63, of Brazil died at her home 4:40 p.m. Friday, July 21, 2006. She was born Aug. 27, 1942, in Indianapolis as the daughter of Doyne and Mary Raybould Groner. Following graduation from Van Buren High School she attended Smart Appearance Beauty College. She married James William Whitted Dec. 9, 1964...
Robert L. Wedel (07/18/06)
Robert L. Wedel, 78, of Brazil, died at 11:30 a.m., July 15, 2006 at Seton Specialty Hospital in Carmel, Indiana. Born Jan. 13, 1928 in Staunton, Ind., he was the son of Ernest O. and Ruth Tiefel Wedel. He was a 1945 graduate of Brazil High School.After serving in the U.S. Army, he worked for Western Electric and then AT&T until retiring and settling down in Florida. An avid sports fan, he loved golf and Indiana University basketball...
JIMMY RAY JOHNSON (07/18/06)
Jimmy Ray Johnson, 58, died on Friday, July 14, 2006, at the Regency Place. Mr. Johnson was born in Brazil on Dec. 24, 1947, to the late John Johnson, Sr. and Hyla Grindle. He resided in Brazil most of his life, and lived in Lafayette for the past two years...
Dora Jean Beeler (07/11/06)
Dora Jean Beeler, 77 of Brazil passed away July 9, 2006 at 12:13pm at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. She was born April 19, 1929 in Villa Grove, IL the daughter of Alva Shafer and Mamie Alice Pearman. As a young woman, she lived in Tyler, Texas. She later met William E. Beeler and they married on November 30, 1979. She was a loving husband, mother and grandmother...
V. GENE SWANK (07/11/06)
V. Gene Swank, 85, of Center Point, died Saturday morning, July 8, 2006, at the Clay County Health and Rehabilitation Center. Born in Owen County on Jan. 25, 1921, she was the daughter of Benjamin Elder and Emma Mutchler Oberholtzer. She attended Indiana Business College and later worked at National Malleable in Indianapolis. On Oct. 17, 1945, she married Wesley Swank and they began farming in the Center Point area. Gene was a member of the Swalley Church...
BETTY PETRO (07/10/06)
Betty Petro, 76, of Bristol, Fla., and formerly of Clay City passed away Monday, July 3, 2006, at the Parthenon Health and Rehab Center in Blountstown, Fla. Betty was born on Aug. 16, 1929, in Clay City. She was a retired secretary with the Department of Corrections and was of the Baptist faith...
JOHN D. BRASWELL (07/07/06)
John D. Braswell, 48, of Center Point, passed away July 6, 2006, at 9:18 a.m. at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. He had been battling cancer for the past three years. He was born December 25, 1957, in Marion County, the son of Bill G. Braswell and Aurretta Carr Braswell...
HELEN M. MAGLIO (07/07/06)
Helen M. Maglio, 73, of Brazil, died July 5, 2006, at 5 p.m. at Meadows Manor East. Arrangements are pending at French Funeral Home.
JACK MARTIN FINERAN (07/07/06)
Jack Martin Fineran, 89 years of age, and formerly a resident of Center Point and Terre Haute died on the 4th of July at Grandview Christian Home in Cambridge, Minnesota. Mr. Fineran was the son of Walter Calvin Fineran of Terre Haute and Edna Mae Wilson of Center Point, both of who preceded him. He was united in marriage on June 8, 1943, to Lettie Elizabeth Lewis of Terre Haute, lasting 55 years until his wife's passing in 1998...
MADONNA MAE MAYROSE (07/07/06)
Madonna Mae Mayrose, 75 of Brazil, passed away unexpectedly July 5, 2006, in the emergency room at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. She was born Aug. 26, 1930, in Brazil, the daughter of Mark Ed French and Thelma Shaffer French. She graduated from Brazil High School, Class of 1948. June 16, 1949, she married Jack Mayrose, he survives...
MARY KATHLEEN "KATIE" HUGHES (07/05/06)
Mary Kathleen "Katie" Hughes, 92, of Zephyrhills, Florida, died June 27, 2006, at her home. She was born Oct. 16, 1913, the daughter of Ross and Anna (Rissler) Finley of Harmony, Indiana. She was a graduate of Van Buren High School and attended Indiana State in Terre Haute, IN...
ROBERT L. "BOB" KECK (07/05/06)
Robert L. "Bob" Keck, 68, of Decatur, Illinois, died Friday June 30, 2006, in his residence. Mr. Keck was born on March 31, 1938, in Peoria, Illinois, the son of Elmer and Edna Cavanaugh Keck Sr. Bob's favorite passion and hobby was restoring antique cars. He was a lifetime member of the American Legion Post #105 and a veteran of the U. S. Navy...
Michael W. Farris (07/11/06)
Michael W. Farris, 56 of Brazil, passed away unexpectedly July 8, 2006 at the VA Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born October 23, 1949, the son of Stanley Farris, Jr. and Doris Erdel Farris. He graduated from Staunton High School, class of 1967. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1970-1972...
ROSINA RISO CRANE (07/13/06)
Rosina Riso Crane, 92, of Rosedale, died at 10:55 a.m. Tuesday, July 11, 2006, at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. She was born Nov. 23, 1913, in Clinton to the late Agatino Riso and Calogera Fasciana Riso. She was a retired school teacher having taught music, art, French and English. ...
ROBERT M. WOLF (07/18/06)
Robert M. Wolf, 92 of Greencastle, formerly of Clay City, passed away July 16, 2006, at 2:50 p.m. at Hickory Creek at Sunset. He was born Sept. 28, 1913, in Owen County, the son of Henry Peter Wolf and Mary Agnes Mitchell Wolf. He was a life-long resident of Clay and Owen counties. He graduated from Patricksburg High School. As a young man he participated in the Rural Youth farming group...
Jan M. Trimble (07/17/06)
JAN M. TRIMBLE Jan M. Trimble, 40, of Clay City, formerly of Indianapolis and Cincinnati, passed away July 15, 2006, in the emergency room of St. Vincent Clay Hospital due to complications from cancer. She was born Jan. 24, 1966, in Cincinnati, the daughter of Arne Erickson and Carol Schurter Erickson. ...
Rita Burris (07/17/06)
RITA BURRIS Rita Burris, 60, of Terre Haute, died 6:34 p.m. Saturday, July 15, 2006, at Union Hospital. She was born July 25, 1945, in Seattle, Wash., as the daughter of John and Rose Smith. She was a full blooded Cree Indian. Following school she married Norman Gene Burris who has preceded her in death...
James Dyer Woodworth Jr. (07/17/06)
James Dyer Woodworth Jr., 70, of Seymour, Ind., passed away July 15, 2006. He was born Sept. 5, 1935, in Veedersburg, Ind., to the late James Dyer Woodworth Sr. and the late Rosa Mildred Ferguson Woodworth. Jim was a graduate of New Palestine High School where he ran track, cross country, was a Boy Scout, and served in the Civil Air Patrol. ...
LEWIS E. BOSWORTH JR. (07/14/06)
Lewis E. Bosworth Jr., 51, of Harmony died unexpectedly at his residence on July 11, 2006. He was born Nov. 27, 1955, in Nelsonville, Ohio, the son of Lewis Bosworth Sr. and Londa Snyder Bosworth. Before his death, he was attending Ivy Tech Community College...
CHARLES D. MEYER (07/14/06)
Charles D. Meyer, 80, of Bowling Green, passed away July 11, 2006, at 6 p.m, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. He was born Sept. 11, 1925, in Bowling Green the son of Walter H. Meyer and Flossie Short Meyer. He graduated from Bowling Green High School. He has been a member of the Poland Zion United Church of Christ since childhood. ...
CAROL ANN LANG (07/14/06)
Carol Ann Lang, 49, Brazil, died early Thursday, July 13, at 12:10 a.m., in Terre Haute Regional Hospital after a courageous battle with a long illness. She had been disabled since suffering a stroke 5 1/2 years ago. She was born in Terre Haute on Dec. 7, 1956, to Harold L. and Rosemary Lentz Roeschlein who both preceded her in death. A 1975 graduate of Staunton High School, she also had attended Indiana State University...
ROSE W. RECTOR (07/14/06)
Rose W. Rector, 88, of Staunton and formerly of Terre Haute died 1:30 a.m. Thursday, July 13, 2006, in Southwood Health and Rehabilitation Center. She formerly was a licensed beautician and had worked for Miller Parrot Baking Company and Kresege Dime Store before retiring as a salesperson from The Show Box. ...
DONNA JEAN SUTHERLAND (07/13/06)
Donna Jean Sutherland, 61, of Brazil, passed away July 11, 2006, at Regional Hospital in Terre Haute following a brief illness. She was born in Clay County, Oct.12, 1944, to John Bemis and Ollie Lanham Bemis. Donna married Ralph Sutherland Jr. on July 29 1961. ...
RAY HENRY BOYCE (07/05/06)
Ray Henry Boyce, 77, of Greenwood, Indiana, and formerly of Brazil, died at 11:55 p.m. June 11, 2006, at his residence in Greenwood. He was born Feb. 23, 1929, in Brazil as the son of Henry John and Kathryn Pearl Garrison Boyce. Ray graduated from Brazil High School and Indiana State University. ...