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Obituaries from January 2010

Elsie Rose Roberts (01/31/10)
Elsie Rose Roberts, 73, Staunton, died Jan. 30, 2010, at 9 a.m., at Royal Oaks Healthcare Facility. She was born Jan. 27, 1937, in Brazil, the daughter of Alvin and Helen Fox Morris. On Aug. 3, 1952, she married Charles E. Roberts, and together they raised their family in the Staunton area. Charles preceded her in death Dec. 21, 2001...
LaVina "Wege" Hamilton Zukunft (01/31/10)
LaVina "Wege" Hamilton Zukunft, 80, Terre Haute, formerly of Brazil, went home to be with the Lord at 3 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 30, 2010, at her residence after an extended battle with cancer. She was born Aug. 12, 1929, in Staunton, as the daughter of Leverett and Floy Stout Hamilton...
Jack Edward Mayrose (01/27/10)
Jack Edward Mayrose, 84, Brazil, died unexpectedly Jan. 26, 2010, at his residence. He was born in Brazil, Jan. 27, 1925, to Ed and Vallie (Trout) Mayrose. Jack graduated from Staunton High School with the class of 1943. During high school, he excelled at sports. ...
Barbara Ann Dickison (01/26/10)
Barbara Ann Dickison, 63, Brazil, died at 2:45 p.m., Monday, Jan. 25, 2010, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. She was born March 24, 1947, in Rosedale, Ind., as the daughter of John and Mary Braden Batchelor. She graduated from Rosedale High School. She was married to Timothy Dickison Sr. who has preceded her in death. She had worked as a bartender, a janitor with the Clay Community School Corp., and most recently at IAC in Greencastle. She was a member of the VFW Women's Auxiliary...
Mary Catherine Stearley (01/26/10)
Mary Catherine Stearley, 75, Brazil, passed away Jan. 26, 2010 at 3:27 a.m., at Union Hospital as a result of a stroke she suffered at her home. She was born Oct. 12, 1934, the daughter of Joseph and Ruth Robison, Brazil. Mary grew up in the Bee Ridge area and graduated from Brazil High School in 1952. During her early adult life, she was employed by R.H. Donnelly in Terre Haute where she resumed employment later in life...
Karen Jean Medlin Thompson (01/25/10)
Karen Jean Medlin Thompson, 53, Bowling Green, died at 1:10 a.m., Monday, Jan. 25, 2010, at her residence, after battling a terminal illness. She was born Oct. 23, 1956, in Greenfield, Ind., as the daughter of Arthur "Tiny" and Mary Medlin. She married Mac Thompson April 14, 2006, and he survives...
Virginia L. Deardorff (01/25/10)
Virginia L. Deardorff, 90, Seymour, formerly of Brazil, died unexpectedly Jan. 24, 2010, at the Schenk Medical Center in Seymour. She was born Sept. 28, 1919, in Clay County, the daughter of Fred and Verna Heck. She attended the Vinegar Hill School and the Brazil High School...
Anita Jean Sherfey (01/24/10)
Anita Jean Sherfey, 93, Brazil, died at 7 a.m., Sunday, Jan. 24, 2010, at her residence. She was born Oct. 1, 1916, in Clay County, Ind., as the daughter of Albert and Flara Gallagher Tribble. Following graduation from Brazil High School, she attended the Indiana Business College...
John E. Jackson (01/24/10)
John E. Jackson, 67, Cory, passed away at his residence Friday, Jan. 22, 2010, following a brief battle with cancer. He was born in Oaktown, Ind., Nov. 1, 1942, to Emmett and Ann (Wilkin) Jackson. He graduated from Connersville High School with the class of 1960, and attended Indiana State University, gradating with a bachelor's degree in education...
Jim Hite (01/20/10)
Jim Hite joined his Savior, Jesus Christ, Sunday, Jan. 10, 2010, at the age of 65. He was active until the last four months of his life, living -- as he had had for the past 12 years -- in Tampa, Fla., enjoying retirement, and golf. His death came quietly following a brief battle with cancer...
Russell A. "Rusty" Taylor (01/19/10)
Russell A. "Rusty" Taylor, 35, Center Point, died Jan. 17, 2010, at 2:45 a.m., following an automobile accident. He was born Feb. 13, 1974, in Brazil, the son of Norman Taylor, Sr. and Sarah Jane Pinkerton Taylor. He graduated from Clay City High School. He began working in the lumber business at R. Booe & Sons Hardwood in Clay City, and currently had his own business, TNT Timber, and worked as a tree cutter...
Mary Jane Crabb (01/17/10)
Mary Jane Crabb, 87, Brazil, passed away Jan. 16, 2010, at Cloverleaf Healthcare Facility following a long illness. She was born Dec. 17, 1922, in Clay County, the daughter of Joe and Pearl Bullerdick Carter. Following graduation from Van Buren High School, she married her high school sweetheart, James Crabb, whom she was married to for 68 years...
Margaret L. Phillips (01/17/10)
Margaret L. Phillips, 91, Brazil, passed away at St. Vincent Clay Hospital Friday, Jan. 15, 2010, following a brief illness. She was born in Brazil, Sept. 11, 1918, to Charles O. and Clara A. (Boes) Hadley. Margaret graduated from Brazil High School with the class of 1937. She married Charles W. Phillips Dec. 24, 1938...
Glenroie John Hauser (01/17/10)
Glenroie John Hauser, 82, Brazil, died at 5 p.m., Friday, Jan. 14, 2010, at Exceptional Living Center in Brazil. He was born March 9, 1927, in Clay County, Indiana, as the son of John Henry and Elizabeth Lechner Hauser. Following graduation from Bowling Green High School, he began a career as a truck driver. During his career, he worked for more than 21 years for Wabash Valley Trucking and retired from Romas Trucking...
Judy Ellen Mankin (01/15/10)
Judy Ellen Mankin, 53, Lewis, passed away Jan. 13, 2010, in the St. Vincent's Hospital in Indianapolis. Born Feb. 3, 1956, in Hammond, Ind., she was the daughter of Jack Thomas and Julia (Cummins) Duerlinger. Judy worked as a Quality Control Inspector for DADC. She was a member of the First Christian Church in Brazil and also a member of the Wabash Valley Motorcycle Club...
Shirley Margaret Schlatter McElroy (01/15/10)
Terre Haute resident Shirley Margaret Schlatter McElroy, 98, died peacefully, Jan. 13, 2010, in LaGrange, Ky., with her loving family by her side. She will be deeply missed by daughters Marilyn (Lynn) Streeter (William), Terre Haute, and Phyllis Bowen (Melvin), LaGrange, Ky., sister Anna Louise Hadley, Plainfield, and grandchildren Terri Bowen Pryor (Jeff), Bloomington, Dawn Bowen McDonald (Keith), LaGrange, Ky., Margaret Street Wysatta (Michael), Kingwood, Texas, William Streeter III (Kim), Terre Haute, and Elizabeth Streeter, Wylie, Texas.. ...
Ronald Lee Wolfe (01/15/10)
Ronald Lee Wolfe, 64, formerly of Clay City, died Jan. 13, 2010, after a brave battle with Leukemia at MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas. Ron was welcomed to his heavenly home by his parents Lorrayne (Keller) Wolfe and Wallace Wolfe and Sister Rita Wolfe Pruitt...
Ronald Lee Wolfe (01/14/10)
Ronald Lee Wolfe, 64, formerly of Clay City, died Jan. 13, 2009, after a brave battle with Leukemia at MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas. Services are pending at Schoppenhorst Funeral Home, Clay City.
Keith Alan Strong (01/14/10)
Keith Alan Strong, 56, Los Angeles, Calif., passed on to eternal life Monday, Jan. 4, 2010. He was born Dec. 12, 1953, at Clay County Hospital in Brazil, to the late Amos Strong Sr., and Virginia Strong. In 1973, he graduated from Brazil Senior High School, where he played varsity football (quarterback), basketball and other intramural sports. He accepted a football scholarship from St. Mary's of the Plains College in Dodge City, Kan...
Clare (Oberholtzer) Fischer (01/12/10)
Clare (Oberholtzer) Fischer, 92, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2010, at the Oaks Retirement Facility in Bessemer, Ala., after a long illness. Clare was born near Patricksburg (Owen County), Indiana, on Aug. 17, 1917, one of six children born to Benjamin Elder and Emma (Mutchler) Oberholtzer (both deceased)...
Lois Ellen Myers (01/11/10)
Lois Ellen Myers, 86, Terre Haute, died at 5:23 a.m., Sunday, Jan. 10, 2010, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. She was born June 4, 1923, in Crawfordsville, as the daughter of Michael and Grace Tague DeVoto. Following graduation from Crawfordsville High School, she graduated from the Indiana University School of Business. She was employed at the Plastene Corp. as personnel manager and then at the Ladoga Federal Savings and Loan as Assistant Manager...
John R. Hamilton (01/10/10)
John R. Hamilton, 62, Greencastle, passed away Sunday, Jan. 10, 2010, at Hendricks Regional Health in Danville. Born Sept. 6, 1947, in Clay County, he was the son of Charles and Myrtle (Elwell) Hamilton. He married Phyllis (Caudill) Hamilton on Jan. 1, 1970, and she survives...
Betty Boyce Castner (01/10/10)
Betty Boyce Castner, 73, Brazil, passed away at her residence Jan. 8, 2010, following a long battle with Alzheimer's Disease. She was born in Brazil, Nov. 30, 1936, to Roy and Emma (Rader) Boyce and resided in the same residence throughout her entire life...
Nellie L. Martin (01/10/10)
Mrs. Nellie L. Martin, 91, Greencastle, passed away Saturday, Jan. 9, 2010, at her residence. Born June 19, 1918, in Brown County, Indiana, she was the daughter of Edmond and Osa (Nelson) Marshall. She was a graduate of Greencastle High School "class of 1936," and the Smart Appearance Beauty College...
LaVera "Tootie" Elenora Bullerdick (01/10/10)
LaVera "Tootie" Elenora Bullerdick, 85, Poland, died at 7:45 a.m., Sunday, Jan. 10, 2010, at Cloverleaf Healthcare in Knightsville. She was born April 1, 1924, in Brazil, as the daughter of Raymond John and Sadie Margaret Hill Stewart. Following high school, she married Herschel "Jiggs" Harmon Bullerdick, June 12, 1948. He survives her...
Arthur Ray Bridgewaters (01/08/10)
Arthur Ray Bridgewaters, 53, Cloverdale, died Jan. 7, 2010, at Regional Hospital following complications from a stroke. He was born in Brazil, Ind., Nov. 24, 1956, to Raymond and Ethel (Frazier) Bridgewaters. Art graduated from Brazil High School. Following high school, he worked at the Terre Haute Airport as well as at Lear Corporation, Blue Lightening Express and Townsend Tree Service. He married Thalnia Galloway April 7, 1984. Art enjoyed spending time with his family and many pets...
David William Flora (01/07/10)
David William Flora, 31, Clay City, passed away unexpectedly Jan. 5, 2010, at his residence. He was born April 27, 1978, in Tarzana, Calif., to William David and Ronnette Marie (Galarneau) Flora. He grew up in Colorado Springs, Colo. David married Danielle (Kirkling) Jenkins Oct. ...
Kermit Quentin Hibner (01/06/10)
Kermit Quentin Hibner, 86, Brazil, died 12:25 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 31, 2009, at his residence following an extended illness. He was born Feb. 26, 1923, in Indianapolis, as the son of William H. and Berta Mount Hibner. Following graduation from Shortridge High School he graduated from Butler University and the Indiana University School of Medicine. ...
Heather Rene'e Denny (01/05/10)
Heather Rene'e Denny, 32, Harmony, passed away at 4 a.m., Jan. 2, 2010, at home, with her family and best friend by her side following a short battle with cancer. She was born Dec. 10, 1977, in Terre Haute, to Debra (Duncan) Duncan). She was married for 12 years and had two beautiful children, Jessie James Denny and Alexis Rene'e Denny...
Edrie Jean Bradbury (01/05/10)
Edrie Jean Bradbury, 77, Brazil, died Monday, Jan. 4, 2010, after a short battle with cancer. She was born in Brazil, Oct. 11, 1932, to Elmer and Minnie (Frazier) Parker and was adopted by Charles and Lilly (Harvey) McKenzie. She graduated from Brazil High School in 1950. She married Charles Bussing of Brazil in 1950 and they had five children...
Haley Jane Bryan (01/04/10)
Haley Jane Bryan, 17, Clay City, died Jan. 1, 2010, at the St. Vincent Clay Hospital Emergency Room. She was born May 1, 1992, in Vigo County, the daughter of William "Chip" Bryan Jr., and Lisa Jane Griffith Bryan. She has attended Clay City High School and was currently a junior...
Edna M. Ahlemeyer (01/04/10)
Edna M. Ahlemeyer, 91, Terre Haute, formerly of Poland, died Sunday, Jan. 3, 2010, in Davis Gardens Health Center, Terre Haute. She was a rural mail carrier for the United States Postal Service before retiring after 33 years of service. She was born Feb. 1, 1918, in Clay County, to Albert Bullerdick and Iva Neese Bullerdick...
Eva Crafton (01/04/10)
Eva Crafton, 90, died Dec. 30, 2009, at Exceptional Living Center, Brazil. She was born Nov. 16, 1919, as the daughter of Wm. and Eva M. Sanderson. Survivors include husband Merle Crafton, stepdaughter Patricia Wilkinson and stepson Thomas Crafton. Moore Funeral Home was chosen to provide cremation services...
Trelon "Wayne" Corlew (01/04/10)
Trelon "Wayne" Corlew, 83, Reelsville, died at 7 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2009, at his residence. He was born Jan. 18, 1926, in Parma, Mo., as the son of John B. and Bertha M. Woolsey Corlew. During World War II, he served in the U.S. Army with the 4th Air Supply Squadron Manila Philippines until his Honorable Discharge as a Staff Sergeant April 13, 1947...
Dorothy MacPherson (01/04/10)
Dorothy MacPherson, 83, Brazil, died at 9:25 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 2, 2010, at her residence. She was the daughter of A.L. and Elva Ross Fisher. She graduated from Brazil High School and received her B.S. and M.S. degrees from Indiana State University...
Philip Loren Anderson (01/01/10)
Philip Loren Anderson was born Dec. 4, 1922, in Brazil, to Victor and Fern (Baughman) Anderson. He died Dec. 29, 2009, in Lawton, Okla., at the age of 87. Mr. Anderson was raised and attended school in Brazil. After graduation from high school, he entered college, but left school in the middle of his junior year to join the Army Air Corps. Mr. Anderson spent the next two-and-a-half years in Europe flying a total of 32 missions over France and Germany before the end of the war...