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Obituaries from February 2010

Thomas "Tom" H. Keller (02/26/10)
Thomas "Tom" H. Keller, 53, Brazil, passed away unexpectedly at 3 p.m., in Regional Hospital, Feb. 25, 2010. Born Dec. 20, 1956, in Terre Haute, he was the son of Harold Keller and Norma (Burress) Keller. Tom was a 1976 graduate from Brazil High School. ...
Genevieve Reynolds Ripple (02/26/10)
Genevieve Reynolds Ripple, 96, passed away Feb. 24, 2010, in Alameda, Calif., where she was staying with her daughter. She was born April 6, 1913, in Staunton, the daughter of Carrie and Charles Reynolds. She was a graduate of Staunton High School and Indiana State Teachers College and taught at Staunton School...
Athlene Fuller (02/25/10)
Athlene Fuller, 80, Boise, Idaho, passed away peacefully at her home, with her family by her side, Wednesday evening, Feb. 3, 2010. Athlene was born Nov. 25, 1929, in Ogden, Utah, to Lawrence Sparks and Gertrude Burt Sparks. On June 12, 1948, she married Richard Raymond Fuller. Together, they had raised two sons...
Rosemary Targett Remington (02/25/10)
Rosemary Targett Remington, 87, Brazil, died Feb. 22, 2010, at 4:25 p.m., at Cloverleaf Healthcare Facility. She was born May 19, 1923, in Putnam County, the daughter of George Targett and Charlotte "Lottie" Albright Targett. She graduated from Brazil High School, class of 1941...
Ella Louise Lewicki (02/24/10)
Ella Louise Lewicki, 62, Brazil, died Feb. 23, 2010, at 1:26 p.m., at her home. She was born July 26, 1947, in Detroit, Mich., the daughter of William Rolston and Evelyn Force Rolston. She has lived in the Brazil area for more than 40 years. She was a lover of horses and Great Dane rescue dogs...
Cpl. Gregory S. Stultz (02/22/10)
Cpl. Gregory S. Stultz, 22, Brazil, currently serving in Afghanistan, died while in combat, Feb. 19, 2010. He was born June 7, 1987, to Bill and Kim Stultz. While at Northview High School, Greg was an accomplished member, and Captain, of the wrestling team. He was also a member of the high school football team, where he played as a linebacker...
Alma Dell Pursell Hale (02/22/10)
Rebecca 'Becky' L. Taylor (02/22/10)
Rebecca "Becky" L. Taylor, 46, Cloverdale, passed away Feb.19, 2010, at the Putnam County Hospital. She was born July 19, 1963, in Pettis County, Mo., and was the daughter of Gerald W. Bird and Virginia Lee (Fischer) Bird Monnett. She was married to Kevin Taylor Sept. 4, 1982, and he survives...
Mary Longshore (02/18/10)
Mary Longshore, 81, Brazil, died unexpectedly Feb. 17, 2010, at her residence. She was born May 23, 1928, in Watseka, Ill., the daughter of James H. Longshore and Mabel Dulin Longshore. She was raised in Brazil and graduated from Brazil High School...
Clarence Baysinger (02/17/10)
Clarence Baysinger, 85, Brazil, passed away Tuesday evening, Feb. 16, 2010, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. He was born June 4, 1924, in Clay County, the son of Clarence Sr. and Rosa (Carmichael) Baysinger. On Nov. 12, 1949, he married Nellie Clark, who preceded him in death in 2006...
John Kemper Irwin (02/17/10)
John Kemper Irwin, 85, Knightsville, died Feb. 16, 2010, at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis. He was born April 26, 1924, in Knightsville, as the son of Jesse Kemper and Opal Northway Irwin. He graduated from Van Buren High School where he had been a member of the basketball team. ...
John David Johnson (02/15/10)
John David Johnson, 51, Reelsville, Ind., died Feb. 12, 2010, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital, following a brave battle with cancer. He was born Nov. 16, 1958, to Ben and Hazel (Medlock) Johnson. John worked as a scheduler at Cra-Wal Container, Indianapolis, for 33 years...
Delores Alline (Vansickle) Howell (02/14/10)
Delores Alline (Vansickle) Howell, 79, Clay City, was ushered into Heaven to meet her Lord Friday, Feb. 12, 2010, at 3:46 p.m. Born Sept. 15, 1930, in Greenup County, Ky., she was the daughter of Fred and Ethel (Fetters) Vansickle. She was united in marriage to Lloyd James Howell Aug. 5, 1948...
Thomas E. Pugh Sr. (02/12/10)
Thomas E. Pugh Sr., 81, Brazil, passed away Feb. 11, 2010, in his home. He was born April 8, 1928, in Terre Haute, to Edward and Mary (Thomas) Pugh. Thomas was a United States Army veteran who served in Germany during World War II. He retired from working as a carrier for the United States Postal Service in Indianapolis for more than 25 years. He loved bowling, camping and watching Jeopardy and Wheel of Fortune...
Clare (Oberholtzer) Fischer (02/11/10)
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), Ind., Aug. 17, 1917, one of six children born to Benjamin Elder and Emma (Mutchler) Oberholtzer (both deceased)...
Betty Aker (02/10/10)
Betty Jane France Aker, 88, passed away at Mill Pond Health Campus Monday evening, Feb. 8, 2010. She was born June 18, 1921, in Brazil, to George France and Grace Hicks France. Betty Aker married Forest Mace Aker Oct. 4, 1952, at Big Walnut Church by the Rev. Dallas Rissler...
Raymond Cooksey Jr. (02/10/10)
Raymond Cooksey Jr., 83, Brazil, died Feb. 9, 2010, at home with his family by his side. He was born Sept. 17, 1926, in Clay County, the son of Raymond Cooksey and Bertha (Mitchler) Cooksey. He served his country in the United States Army during World War II, where he was stationed at Ft. De Russy in Hawaii as a Military Policeman...
Kevin Lee Moore (02/09/10)
Kevin Lee Moore, 43, Brazil, died unexpectedly Feb. 9, 2010, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. He was born Oct. 9, 1966, in Brazil, to Darrell and Dinah (Waymire) Moore. He graduated from Brazil High School with the class of 1984. He married Sierra "Susie" McCoy, May 4, 1989. Kevin worked as a mason, contractor and mechanic for many years. In his free time, he enjoyed fishing, mushroom hunting and playing poker...
Shirley Ann Starr (02/08/10)
Shirley Ann Starr, 72, Brazil, passed away at 12:55 p.m., Feb. 7, 2010, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute, following a long illness. She was born in Coal Bluff, Ind., May 26, 1937, to John and Margaret Marie (Bailey) Eveland. She attended Fontanet High School. ...
Rev. C. Raymond Rissler (02/08/10)
Rev. C. Raymond Rissler, 91, Greencastle, died at 3:38 a.m., Monday, Feb. 8, 2010, at Autumn Glen. He was born Dec. 9, 1918, in Brazil, the son of Clem Raymond and Anna Margaret (Baumunk) Rissler. Rev. Rissler graduated from Reelsville High School and the Louisville Baptist Theological Seminary and was a minister for 71 years with the American Baptist Church, pastoring in several Indiana communities...
John D. Hardesty (02/08/10)
John D. Hardesty, 71, passed away Feb. 4, 2010, in Arizona. The son of Roy and Mildred (Coleman) Hardesty, he was born Jan. 15, 1939, and raised near Carbon. Preceding him in death were his parents, stepson Rick Targett and stepdaughter Sandi Steed...
Wilma J. Sanburn (02/07/10)
Wilma J. Sanburn, 83, Spencer, went home to be with the Lord, Friday, Feb. 5, 2010, at the Owen Valley health Campus. She was born Sept. 15, 1926, in Owen County, to Walter and Lillian (West) Ranard. Mrs. Sanburn attended Spencer High School. She worked at RCA in Bloomington in the 40s and 50s, Riggs Department Store in Spencer in the 60s and Spencer's Chicago's Pizza in the 90s...
Kathy Lewis (02/07/10)
Kathy Lewis, 55, Brazil, died at her residence Feb. 6, 2010, following a brave battle with cancer. She was born in Brazil, March 31, 1954, to Richard James and Kathleen Joy (Gray) Allen. She attended Brazil High School and later received her GED at the age of 43. ...
Robert E. Lash (02/06/10)
Robert E. Lash, 82, Terre Haute, passed away at 9:45 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 4, 2010, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. He was born in Clay County Dec. 12, 1927, to John G. Lash and Margaret Schmaus Lash. He was a retired maintenance mechanic for the U.S. Postal Service...
Jessica Sue Stultz Garren Burns (02/06/10)
Jessica Sue Stultz Garren Burns, 34, North Ft. Myers, Fla., formerly of Brazil, woke up in the loving arms of God Monday, Jan. 25, 2010, after a brave 15-month battle with small non-cell cancer. She was born in Brazil Dec. 13, 1975, as the second daughter of Jack and Janice Archer Stultz...
James Michael Shaughnessy (02/04/10)
James Michael Shaughnessy, 74, died at 10:10 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2010, in Brazil. He was born Jan. 12, 1936, in Putnam County, to George and Izma Shaughnessy. He retired from CSX Railroad, where he worked as an Agent-Telegrapher and later as a Brakeman Conductor for 29 years. He was a member of the Order of Railroad Telegraphers and United Transportation Union...
Betty (Buck) Orman (02/04/10)
Betty (Buck) Orman, 82, former resident at 1104 N. Meridian St., Brazil, passed away Jan. 24, 2010, of natural causes at the NHC nursing home in Franklin, Tenn. Born April 9, 1927, in Brazil, Betty attended Brazil High School, graduating in 1945, and married Robert Orman that same year, relocating to Pensacola, Fla., during his military service...
Randy E. Pugh (02/03/10)
Randy E. Pugh, 52, Cory, passed away at 9:05 a.m., Monday, Feb. 1, 2010, as the result of a car accident. He was born in Clay County, Nov. 30, 1957, to Gerald Pugh and Judy Horn Pugh. He was employed at J. & N. Metal Products as a welder/fabricator...
Dennis Ray Creasey (02/03/10)
Dennis Ray Creasey, 60, Brazil, passed away Feb. 3, 2010 unexpectedly. He was born July 31, 1949, in Terre Haute, the son of Raymond and Ethel Farrimond Creasey. He attended Wiley High School. Dennis proudly served his country during Vietnam in the U.S. Marine Corp. He served two tours beginning in 1969...
Dorothy L. Slavens (02/02/10)
Dorothy L. Slavens, 81, Indianapolis, formerly of Brazil, passed away Jan. 31, 2010 She was born Dorothy McClelland, Sept. 11, 1928. She moved to Indianapolis in 1968. Dorothy was the daughter of the late Lem and Zena (Cofer) McClelland. She was a loving mother and grandmother. Dorothy was a member of the Mt. Pleasant Christian Fellowship in Greenwood...
Roberta Marie Gibson (02/01/10)
Roberta Marie Gibson, 75, Gull Lake, Mich., died Thursday morning, Jan. 28, 2010, at her daughter Ruth's Augusta residence, surrounded by her loving family. Roberta was born Dec. 25, 1934, in Perrysville, Ind., and moved to the Gull Lake area after she retired from teaching in 1999...
Barbara Passwater (02/01/10)
Barbara Passwater, 57, Brazil, died unexpectedly at her residence Jan. 28, 2010. She was born Aug. 26, 1952, to William and Eleanore Hatfield Wells. Barbara graduated from Carmel High School and had previously worked at Marsh Supermarket in Greencastle...
Elizabeth (Liz) -- Redenbarger -- Plew (02/01/10)
Elizabeth (Liz) -- Redenbarger -- Plew, 83, passed away at the Cloverleaf Health Care Facility in Knightsville, Ind., Sunday, Jan. 31, 2010. She had been in failing health for a few months. Elizabeth was born May 18, 1926, in East Glenn, to Sherman and Nellie Wright. She attended Ashboro Elementary, Brazil High, and Indiana State University...