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Obituaries from October 2006

WARREN F. BANDY (10/30/06)
Warren F. Bandy, 85, of Terre Haute, died 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27, 2006, in Union Hospital. He was a teacher for the Clay Community Schools. Mr. Bandy was born Feb. 13, 1921, in Terre Haute to Frank Bandy and Lulu Price Bandy. Survivors include his wife, Arletta Miller Bandy, whom he married May 12, 1946; one son, Kenneth J. ...
Helen Stough (10/24/06)
Helen Stough Helen Stough, 83, of Brazil died at 7:37 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 23, 2006 at Cloverleaf Healthcare in Knightsville. Funeral Arrangements are pending at Moore Funeral Home.
William "Leo" Kidwell (10/24/06)
William "Leo" Kidwell William "Leo" Kidwell, 87, of Brazil, passed away at 7:19 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22, 2006, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. He was born in Brazil, April 30, 1919, to Bert Quinton and Blanche Edith Sweet Kidwell. May 25, 1936 he married Doris Muncie, she preceded him in death. Mr. Kidwell worked for the Pennsylvania Rail Road Company in his early years. He worked in construction, as a plasterer, for many years...
Patrick Gerald "Jerry" Miles (10/24/06)
Patrick Gerald "Jerry" Miles Patrick Gerald "Jerry" Miles, 71, of Center Point, passed away Oct. 21, 2006 at 6:45 p.m. in his sister's home. He was born Feb. 10, 1935 in Indianapolis; the son of John F. Miles and Mary O. Blair Miles. He lived in the Indianapolis area most of his life, relocating to the Clay County area 7 years ago. ...
Morris G. "Red" Boyce (10/24/06)
MORRIS G. "RED" BOYCE Morris G. "Red" Boyce, 82, a former Poland and Brazil resident, died at 12:15 a.m. Thursday at The Waters nursing care facility in Greencastle where he had been a patient since January. Born in Center Point on November 17, 1923, his parents were Raymond Boyce and Edith Youngblood Boyce...
John Robert Bemis Jr. (10/24/06)
John Robert Bemis Jr. John Robert Bemis Jr., 43, of Harmony, died Saturday, Oct. 21, 2006 at Wishard Hospital in Indianapolis following a motor vehicle accident in Harmony. He was born April 19, 1963 in Brazil as the son of John and Ola Pearl Morgan Bemis. Following graduation from high school he worked in landscaping. He had been a member of the Moose Lodge and a member of the Van Bibber Volunteer Fire Dept...
Garland V. Baker (10/24/06)
Garland V. Baker Garland V. Baker, 80, of Brazil passed away Oct. 23, 2006 at 5:40 p.m. at his residence. Arrangements are pending at Lawson-Miller Chapel.
James E. Larkins (10/23/06)
James E. Larkins James E. Larkins, 67 of Brazil, died at 8:35 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, 2006 at his residence. Funeral arrangements are pending at Moore Funeral Home
Raymond Frederick Boose (10/23/06)
Raymond Frederick Boose Raymond Frederick Boose, 79 of Brazil, died at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20, 2006 in Terre Haute, Indiana. He was born April 12, 1927 in Norwalk, Ohio as the son of Albert and Hedwig Mary Stieber Boose. After his mother's death he was raised by his step-mother, Cora Downing Boose...
William "Leo" Kidwell (10/25/06)
William "Leo" Kidwell William "Leo" Kidwell, 87, of Brazil, passed away at 7:19 p.m. Sunday Oct. 22, 2006, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. He was born in Brazil, April 30, 1919, to Bert Quinton and Blanche Edith Sweet Kidwell. May 25, 1936 he married Doris Muncie, she preceded him in death. Mr. Kidwell worked for the Pennsylvania Rail Road Company in his early years. He worked in construction, as a plasterer, for many years...
Patrick Gerald "Jerry" Miles (10/25/06)
Patrick Gerald "Jerry" Miles Patrick Gerald "Jerry" Miles, 71, of Center Point, passed away Oct. 21, 2006 at 6:45 p.m. in his sister's home. He was born Feb. 10, 1935 in Indianapolis the son of John F. Miles and Mary O. Blair Miles. He lived in the Indianapolis area most of his life, relocating to the Clay County area 7 years ago. ...
Galen Roger Kelley (10/25/06)
Galen Roger Kelley Galen Roger Kelley, 63, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2006 in Harborside Heath Care. He was born January 2, 1943 in Brazil, IN to Earl Troy and Louise W. White Kelley. He was a member of the Pleasant View Baptist Church, Attended Patricksburg High School through his sophomore year and had competed in the Special Olympics. ...
MAX RICHARD KUMPF (10/30/06)
Max Richard Kumpf, age 80, of Brazil, died at 5:31 p.m. Friday, October 27, 2006, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. He was born November 24, 1925, in Brazil, Indiana, as the son of Leslie and Zola Irene O'Hair Kumpf. Following graduation from Staunton High School he began a career as a farmer until his retirement. He married Roxie B. Hibbs October 18, 1944...
MARGARET ANN EVANS DEAL (10/30/06)
Margaret Ann Evans Deal, 77 of Brazil died at 7:05 a.m. Saturday, October 28, 2006, at Cloverleaf Healthcare in Knightsville. She was born July 18, 1929, in Clay County, Indiana, to Roy N. Evans and Ruth L. Springer Evans. She graduated from Brazil High School in 1947. ...
Janet Kay Rains (10/30/06)
Janet Kay Rains, 58, of Brazil, died at 4:52 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, 2006 in the emergency room at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. She was born May 2, 1948 in Radcliff, Kentucky as the daughter of James and Jackie Jackson Shelton. She married Robert rains February 7, 1981. Janet was a friend to everyone and enjoyed her crafts and family gatherings. She also enjoyed being around horses and learning the Indian way of life...
Thomas Guy Mullenix (10/30/06)
Thomas Guy Mullenix, 77, of Carbon, passed away Oct. 27, 2006 at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born March 4, 1929 in Clay County the son of Ross "Jack" Mullenix and Ella Dalton Harris Mullenix. He attended Van Buren High School before entering the Army. ...
Gene Ray Butts (10/30/06)
Mr. Gene Ray Butts, 82, of Marietta, Ga., died Thursday, Oct. 26, 2006. Graveside services will be 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29, 2006 at Cheatham Hill Memorial Park Cemetery. Born in Brazil, Ind. Mr. Butts has been a resident of Cobb County for the past 43 years. ...
Muriel J. Mouser Stoelting (10/27/06)
Muriel J. Mouser Stoelting Muriel J. Mouser Stoelting, 89, of Sullivan, passed away at the Terre Haute Union Hospital on October, 25, 2006. She is survived by husband, Ernest Stoelting, daughter Judith Jehn, and grandchildren Jeff Jehn and Amy Kranz. She is also survived by brother, Frank Mouser, and four grandchildren, Nathaniel, Jeremiah, Annabell and Kristina...
Garland V. Baker (10/25/06)
Garland V. Baker Garland V. Baker, 80, of Brazil passed away October 23, 2006 at 5:40pm in his residence. He was born October 17, 1926 in Vigo County in the area known as Burnett. He was the son of James Matthew Baker and Opal Day Baker. He graduated from Otter Creek High School, Class of 1944. ...
Helen Melvina Stough (10/25/06)
Helen Melvina Stough Helen Melvina Stough, 83, of Brazil went to be with her Lord at 8:37 p.m. Monday, Oct. 23, 2006. She was born March 30, 1923 in Terre Haute, Indiana as the daughter of John E. and Clara Reffett Dickerson. She was united in marriage to Andrew Franklin Stough September 26, 1941. ...
MORRIS G. "RED" BOYCE (10/22/06)
MORRIS G. "RED" BOYCE Morris G. "Red" Boyce, 82, a former Poland and Brazil resident, died at 12:15 a.m. Thursday at The Waters nursing care facility in Greencastle where he had been a patient since January. Born in Center Point on November 17, 1923, his parents were Raymond Boyce and Edith Youngblood Boyce...
Morris G. "Red" Boyce (10/20/06)
Morris G. "Red" Boyce, 82, a former Poland and Brazil resident, died at 12:15 a.m. Thursday at The Waters nursing care facility in Greencastle where he had been a patient since January. Born in Center Point on November 17, 1923, his parents were Raymond Boyce and Edith Youngblood Boyce...
Karyn Keeley (10/10/06)
Karyn went home to be with the Lord in September. Karyn was a former staff member at the House of Hope. The House of Hope on U.S. 40 welcomed Karyn's friends at a service on Saturday, Oct. 7, at 7:30 p.m.
Randy "Little Joe" Batchelor, 42 of Brazil (10/09/06)
Randy "Little Joe" Batchelor, 42 of Brazil, passed away October 7, 2006, at his home. He had been battling cancer since 2004. He was born March 21, 1964, in Clay County, the son of David Batchelor and Emily Gleynn Batchelor. He graduated from Brazil High School and worked at Great Dane until his health problems forced him to retire in 2004...
DANNY J. PRATER (10/05/06)
Danny J. Prater, 56, of Carbon, heard and answered the call of his Blessed Savior on Thursday, Sept. 21, 2006, at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. He was born Feb. 20, 1950, in Warsaw, Ind. He was preceded in death by beloved grandparents Elmer and Trilba Frantz and parents Milton and Carol (Frantz) Prater...
DANNY J. PRATER (10/03/06)
Danny J. Prater, 56, of Carbon, heard and answered the call of his Blessed Savior Sept. 21, 2006, at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. He was born Feb. 20, 1950, to Milton Prater and Carol Frantz Prater. He served in the military, and is survived by wife, Cheryl (Silvers) Prater, who he was married to for 21 years, six children, sons and daughters-in-laws, Danny Jr. ...
JANE BRATTIN ZELLER MAURER (10/03/06)
Jane Brattin Zeller Maurer, 91, of Brazil died at 11:55 p.m. Friday, September 29, 2006, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. She was born June 19, 1915, in Indianapolis as the daughter of John Herr and Lucy Brattin Zeller. Following graduation from Brazil High School with the Class of 1933 she attended DePauw University where she graduated with Cum Laude honors with the Class of 1937. ...
LARRY JAMES BELL (10/02/06)
Larry James Bell, 47, formerly of Downers Grove and Alexian Brothers Medical Center, died at home September 29, 2006. He was born on March 10, 1959 in Brazil, IN, the son of Ned and Shirley (Lawrence) Bell, who survive. Other survivors include Bell's sisters, LuAnn (Jeffrey) Rhode and Lori Hornick, both of Naperville, IN; nieces and nephews Kali, Maggie and Rob Hornick and several aunts, uncles and cousins...
RUTH E. DAVIS (10/02/06)
Ruth E. Davis, 103, of Gosport passed away at the Gosport Nursing Home Saturday, September 30, 2006. She was born May 8, 1903, in Cory, Indiana, to John and Nancy (Lucker) Donham. She was a homemaker, gardener, baker, quilter, member of a card club and active in Mothers of World War II. She was a member of the Methodist faith...
WILLIAM H. WEBER (10/02/06)
William H. Weber, 87 of Bowling Green died September 28, 2006, at 5:41pm due to injuries sustained following a farming accident. He was born June 24, 1919, in Clay County the son of Carl Weber and Olga Cullen Weber. He graduated from Bowling Green High School, Class of 1937. August 22, 1942, he married Freeda Buell Weber. They had been life-long sweethearts and enjoyed 63 years of marriage together, until her death April 29, 2006...
VIRGIE MARILENE DELLACCA (10/11/06)
Virgie Marilene Dellacca, 76 of Rantoul, Ill., formerly of Brazil, passed away Monday Oct. 9, 2006, at the Heartland Health Care Facility in Paxton, IL. She was born Nov. 7, 1929, in Carbon, Ind., the daughter of Virgil David Black and Lucille Ellen Wells Black. She was a graduate of Van Buren High School, Class of 1947. Oct. 9, 1949, she married Robert Eugene Dellacca. He preceded her in death Nov. 21, 1970. She was a member of the Carbon United Methodist Church...
BERNICE IRENE STEUERWALD (10/11/06)
Bernice Irene Steuerwald, 91, of Brazil died at 10:34 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2006, at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. She was born Feb. 14, 1915, near Art in Clay County, Ind., as the daughter of William and Elizabeth Hoffman Taggart. She graduated from Cory High School with the Class of 1934. ...
CHARLOTTE MARTHA MUENSTER (10/16/06)
Charlotte Martha Muenster, 94, a longtime resident of Clay County, passed away in the Asbury Towers in Greencastle. She was born Sept. 30, 1912, in Clay County to Ernest Fischer and Elizabeth Meyer Fischer. On June 30, 1940, she married Herbert Muenster, who preceded her in death on October 26, 1963...
Edward D Staley (10/18/06)
Edward D Staley, 73, of Clay City passed away Monday, October 16, 2006, in the Bloomington Hospital. He was born February 23, 1933, in Clay City to Ernest and Verta Harbaugh Staley. He was a 1952 graduate of Clay City High School and served in the U.S. ...
Ruby White (10/18/06)
Ruby White, 88, of Brazil, passed away at 6:52 a.m., October 17, 2006, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital, in Brazil. She was born May 7, 1918, in Clay County, to Mary Rhoda Archer Riggs and John Thomas Riggs. November 9, 1940, she married Raymond White, he preceded her in death in 1993. She was a member of the Brazil First United Methodist Church. Ruby was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother and loved spending time with her family. She also enjoyed cooking, canning, and vegetable gardening...
Otis Gordon Hinton (10/17/06)
Otis Gordon Hinton, 63, of Bridgeton, Ind., passed away at his residence at 8:50 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 14, 2006, following an extended illness. He was born April 10, 1943, at Camp Rucker, Ala., to Samuel and Vernell Rucker-Hinton. Mr. Hinton joined the United States Army when he was 17 years old and served his country for 21 years. He served two tours of duty in Korea, two tours of duty in Germany and is a Vietnam veteran...
Thomas Franklin Morlan, Jr (10/17/06)
Thomas Franklin Morlan, Jr., 60, of Harmony died at 4:36 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 15, 2006, at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis. He was born Nov. 30, 1945, in Brazil, the son of the late Thomas Franklin and the late Betty Jane (McGinty) Morlan. As a young man, he was employed by Arketex and General Housewares. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War...
RUBY I. BARR (10/16/06)
Ruby I. Barr, 69, of Brazil, passed away at 6:15 p.m., October 12, 2006, at Mill Pond Health Campus in Greencastle. She was born to William and Olah Robbins March 18, 1937, in Sullivan County, Indiana. In 1955 she graduated from Brazil High School. Mrs. ...
THOMAS MORLAN (10/16/06)
Thomas Morlan died at St. Vincent Hospital Sunday morning. Funeral arrangements are pending at Moore Funeral Home.
FREDERICK A. DANFORTH SR. (10/16/06)
Frederick A. Danforth, Sr., 88, of Reelsville, IN, died Friday, Oct. 13, 2006, at Harborside Healthcare, Terre Haute, IN. Danforth was born March 15, 1918, in St. Andrews, IN, the son of George Danforth and Luella (Raiford) Danforth. After graduating of Carmel High School in 1939, he attended DePauw University for two years...
MARJORIE H. AMES WALLACE (10/16/06)
Marjorie H. Ames Wallace, 89, of Brazil, passed away Thursday, Oct. 12, 2006, in Holly Hills Health Care Center. She was born Oct. 23, 1916, in Bridgeton, Ind., to Ray and Lou Crafton Ames. She was a homemaker. She was a member of the Rebekah Lodge of Brazil, the First Christian Church, volunteered at the Clay County Hospital and was a very loving caregiver to all...
RUTH FATCH (10/02/06)
Ruth Fatch, 93, of Brazil passed away September 29, 2006, at the Clay Health Center. She was born April 27, 1913, in Clay County the daughter of Ott Duling and Florence Mae Garlit Duling. She was married to Carl W. Fatch, he preceded her in death in 1965. She was a member of the Eastside Christian Church. She enjoyed doing for others and especially liked to bake pies for all to enjoy...