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Obituaries from March 2010

Karen Sue O'Boyle (03/09/10)
Karen Sue O'Boyle, 51, Ft. Wayne, died at Parkview Hospital, March 8, 2010. She was born in Brazil, Sept. 23, 1958, to Rex and Betty (Williams) Elwell. Karen graduated from Brazil High School with the class of 1977. During high school, she was a member of the marching band, where she played the flute and served as the Drum Major. ...
Adam J. Schupp Jr. (03/31/10)
Adam J. Schupp Jr., 83, formerly of Terre Haute, passed away at his home in N. Ft. Myers., Fla., Feb. 28, 2010. Born May 2, 1926, he served in the Navy in World War II. He served with the Pillsbury Co., until the time of his retirement. He is survived by his daughter Debbie Hood, grandchildren Christina Modesitt, John Hood, and Mia Modesitt, all of Brazil, daughter Kay Heckman, grandchildren Kathy Miller, Denie Sadler, and Kayla Johnson, all of Louisville, son Coleman Schupp, grandchildren Eliot Schupp and Leah Schupp, all of Charleston, S.C., daughter Becky Robinson and granddaughter Stevie Barr, Columbus, Ind.. ...
John David 'Brewskie' Hardman (03/31/10)
John David "Brewskie" Hardman, 55, Brazil, died Tuesday, March 30, 2010, in the Emergency Room at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. He was born Aug. 24, 1954, in Clay County, as the son of Robert E. and Marie Pearce Hardman. He graduated from Brazil High School. ...
Charlene Okulovich (03/31/10)
Charlene Okulovich, 73, Brazil, died at her home March 29, 2010, following a lengthy illness. She was born in Chicago, Ill., Dec. 5, 1936, the daughter of George and Mary (Razec) Rozhon. Following high school, Charlene worked for Sears Company in Chicago. ...
Marjorie Waldbieser (03/29/10)
Marjorie Waldbieser, 93, Mitchell, Ind., formerly of Center Point, died March 27, 2010, in Mitchell Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility. She had been a resident there for only two weeks. She had moved to Mitchell in 2003. She was born May 23, 1916, in Clay County, the daughter of Ray Swank and Susan Crafton Swank...
Lana L. Arnold (03/28/10)
Lana L. Arnold, 60, Clay City, passed away March 26, 2010, at noon, at her residence, surrounded by her family. She was born May 31, 1949, in Clay County, the daughter of Albert West and Ruth Leohr West. On May 31, 1969, Lana was united in marriage to James Robert "Bob" Arnold...
Forest Phegley Wolverton (03/28/10)
Forest Phegley Wolverton passed away March 20, 2010, in Billings, Mont. He was born July 20, 1923, in Poland. He graduated from Brazil High School in 1941 and married Mary Kessel, Brazil, in 1942. Shortly thereafter, the couple moved to Anaheim, Calif., and Forest was inducted into the Army in 1943...
Nellie Marie Wools (03/26/10)
Nellie Marie Wools, 90, Staunton, died at 10:07 p.m., Thursday, March 25, 2010, at Cloverleaf Healthcare, Knightsville. She was born Sept. 9, 1919, in Posey Twp., Clay County, Ind., as the daughter of Pearl Timbrook and Rella Ulilla Hardy Wallace. She graduated from Staunton High School. ...
Thelma L. Michael Musgrave (03/25/10)
Thelma L. Michael Musgrave, 78, Riley, passed away March 24, 2010, at 4:48 p.m., in her home surrounded by her family. She had been fighting Multiple Myeloma for the past several years. She was born Jan. 1, 1932, in Clay County, the daughter of James F. Michael and Goldie A. Love Michael. She graduated from Clay City High School, Class of 1950...
Beulah Inez (Petty) Hutchison (03/25/10)
Beulah Inez (Petty) Hutchison, 91, passed away March 24, 2010, at 11:45 p.m., at the Putnam County Hospital. She was bon April 11, 1918, in Coles County, Illinois, and was the daughter of William Ervin and Bessie Jane (Davis) Petty. She was a graduate of Crawfordsville High School, member of the New Providence Baptist Church, Greencastle, and a homemaker...
Master Sgt. Fredrick "Fred" Warren Hardesty (03/21/10)
Master Sgt. Fredrick "Fred" Warren Hardesty, 67, Shelbyville, passed away Thursday, March 18, 2010. He was born April 24, 1942, in Carbon, the son of the late Roy and Mildred Hardesty. Fred was an Army Vietnam Veteran who was an Airborne Ranger. He was also a Colonel in the Inactive Guard Reserve...
Albert Jenkins Killion (03/21/10)
Albert Jenkins Killion, 82, Brazil, died at 12:15 a.m., Saturday, March 20, 2010, at his residence. He was born March 23, 1927, in Clay County, as the son of Albert R. and Olyn M. Jenkins Killion. He had worked for the B&O Railroad until World War II, when he served in the U.S. Navy until his Honorable Discharge in 1946...
Steven Joe Smith (03/21/10)
Steven Joe Smith, 45, Brazil, died unexpectedly March 20, 2010, at his residence. He was born Sept. 3, 1964, in Clay County, the son of James E. Smith and Shirley Johnson Smith. He had battled juvenile diabetes since the age of 10. He graduated from Staunton High School and attended Indiana State University. He worked as a counselor for Gibault School in Terre Haute and then later as a correctional officer for the Plainfield Correctional Facility...
Mary Katherine Girton (03/19/10)
Mary Katherine Girton, 89, Brazil, died at 8:15 p.m., Thursday, March 18, 2010, at Exceptional Living Center in Brazil. She was born April 22, 1920, in Clay County, as the daughter of Jasper and Jesse France Leslie. She was married to Harlan S. Girton, who preceded her in death Feb. 9, 1977...
Charles Raymond Chumley Jr. (03/17/10)
Charles Raymond Chumley Jr., 30, Brazil, passed away Dec. 9, 2009. He was born Oct. 9, 1979, to Charles and Virginia Chumley. He was attending Ivy Tech Community College, where he was working on earning his business degree. Survivors include his parents, his wife Jennifer Calandrilla Chumley, stepson Zackery Calandrilla, brother Michael Chumley and wife Jennifer, nieces Alixandrea and Haylee Chumley, grandparents Albert and Clara Eggers and Judy Chumley, aunts, uncles and several cousins...
Dennis James Hardy (03/17/10)
Dennis James Hardy, 49, Brazil, died unexpectedly March 11, 2010, at his residence. At his request, cremation services were scheduled. A memorial service will take place at the Apostolic Church of Jesus Christ, 2168 W. State Road 340, Brazil, Saturday, from 1-3 p.m., with Stoney Lalen officiating. To light a candle in his memory, visit www.frenchfuneralhome.com...
Dr. Julie L. Randall McLaughlin, Ph.D. (03/16/10)
James Eugene Stacey (03/15/10)
James Eugene Stacey, 59, Brazil, and formerly of Chicago, died March 6, 2010, at Terre Haute Nursing and Rehabilitation. He was born April 2, 1950, the son of Rae Wise and George Howard Stacey. James grew up in Oak Park, Ill. He had six children, Nicole, Angela, Anthony, Laura, Michelle and Kellie. He also had two sisters, Joyce Bice, Tuscan, Ariz., and Judy Emerson and husband Jimmy, Chicago...
Dennis James Hardy (03/14/10)
Dennis James Hardy, 49, Brazil, died unexpectedly March 11, 2010, at his residence. He was born Nov. 4, 1960, in New Castle, Ind., the son of James O. and Lorene (Criswell) Hardy. He graduated from Highland High School, Anderson, Ind., with the class of 1979. ...
Ida (Jones) Hochstetler (03/14/10)
Ida (Jones) Hochstetler, 87, formerly of Clay City, passed away March 12, 2010, at Cloverleaf Health Care, Knightsville, following a lengthy illness. She was born Aug. 10, 1922, in Clay County, to Oliver and Elizabeth (Devins) Jones. She married Carl Hochstetler, who preceded her in death Feb. 18, 1991. Together, they farmed in the Clay County area. Ida enjoyed flower gardening and bird watching...
Denita L. Hall Lalen (03/11/10)
Gerald Lee Moore (03/12/10)
Gerald Lee Moore 77, Nevada, formerly of Brazil, Died March 3, 2010. He was born April 5, 1932, the son of Selbert and Dorothy Moore, was born in Brazil. He was a graduate of Staunton High School, Rose Poly Tech, and received his law degree from George Washington University...
Dorman "Bud" Miller (03/11/10)
Judy Harris Simmons (03/11/10)
Judy Harris Simmons, 53, Clinton, formerly of Brazil, succumbed to a battle with cancer to be with our Lord March 11, 2010, at her residence. She was born May 3, 1956, in Indianapolis, to Eugene and Maxine (Johnson) Kizzee. She attended Tech High School...
Sandra "Sandy" Kay Dean (03/10/10)
Sandra "Sandy" Kay Dean, 44, Brazil, died March 9, 2010, at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis. She was born Sept. 27, 1965, in Fort Wayne, as the daughter of Howard and Irmgard Nicklasch Dean. She graduated from Brazil High School with the Class of 1983, and earned her Registered Nurse degree from Indiana State University. She worked as a nurse at area home health agencies and had worked and volunteered at the Exotic Feline Rescue Center, Center Point...
Evelyn H. Jarrett (03/10/10)
Evelyn H. Jarrett, 82, Palatka, Fla., formerly of Brazil, died March 10, 2010, surrounded by her family, after a brief illness. Evelyn was born Nov. 6, 1927, in Lima, Ohio, the daughter of William and Opal (Perry) Ellis. After high school, she worked as a telephone operator where she quickly moved up to an operator supervisor. ...
Anthony "Tony" P. Jeffries (03/10/10)
Anthony "Tony" P. Jeffries, 77, Brazil, passed away March 10, 2009, at 10:02 a.m., at his residence. He was born March 22, 1932, in Carbon, the son of Phillip A. Jeffries and Alma Martin Jeffries. He graduated from Van Buren High School. Tony served in the United States Air Force for four years...
Jimmie W. Pell (03/08/10)
Mr. Robert Eugene "Gene" Puff (03/08/10)
Mr. Robert Eugene "Gene" Puff, 86, Lebanon, formerly of Brazil, passed away March 7, 2010, at St. Vincent Hospice, Indianapolis, of natural causes. Mr. Puff was born Dec. 2, 1923, in Brazil, the son of the late Frank R. and Elizabeth (Raybould) Puff...
Lucille J. Torr (03/07/10)
Lucille J. Torr, 103, Brazil, passed away March 5, 2010. She was born June 2, 1906, south of Center Point, to George and Nettie Baughman Meyer. She attended the Longenecker Grade School and graduated from Sugar Ridge Township High School in 1924, and Brazil Business School in 1925...
Ronald "Bud" Sartor Hamilton (03/07/10)
Ronald "Bud" Sartor Hamilton, 55, Brazil, formerly of Terre Haute, passed over Thursday, March 4, 2010, at 2:32 p.m., at his home after a long brave battle with melanoma cancer. He was born Aug. 1, 1954, in Terre Haute. He is the son of the late Donald "Donnie" B. Hamilton and Shirley Hamilton, Terre Haute...
Roy E. Bailey (03/07/10)
Roy E. Bailey, 62, Terre Haute, passed away at 12:25 a.m., Saturday, March 6, 2010, in Terre Haute Regional Hospital. He was born in Terre Haute Oct. 19, 1947, to Carl Richard Bailey Sr., and Mary Stephens Bailey. He was employed as Superintendent of Grounds for the Vigo County School Corporation and was an Army veteran...
Clarence L. Dayhuff (03/05/10)
Clarence L. Dayhuff, 89, Brazil, died on March 5, 2010, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. He was born in Owen County, Aug. 5, 1920, the son of Roscoe and Eldora Alice Fiscus Dayhuff. He was raised by his grandfather, Tylor Fiscus. He graduated from Coal City High School...
Richard Wayne McKinney (03/05/10)
Richard Wayne McKinney, 70, Brazil, died Wednesday, March 3, 2010, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. He was born July 30, 1939, in Brazil, as the son of Burdett and Pauline Niswonger McKinney. He graduated from Brazil High School with the class of 1957. He graduated from Indiana State University in 1961 and became a music teacher. He was a member of the Jackson Township Band and often sang at various community churches. He attended the First United Methodist Church of Brazil...
Fonda Kidwell (03/04/10)
Fonda Kidwell, 57, Brazil, died March 3, 2010, at Union Hospital following an extended illness. She was born Nov. 15, 1952, in Clay County, to Emanuel and Betty (Baysinger) Welch. Fonda worked at the Learning Center and Hardees in Brazil. She married Robert Kidwell Aug. 12, 1994. Fonda loved to play Bingo, needle craft and help people, which she often did...
Elizabeth Maurey (03/03/10)
Elizabeth Maurey, 83, Brazil, died March 2, 2010, at the Exceptional Living Center of Brazil. She was born July 17, 1926, in Clay County, to Roy E. and Hazel A. (Blair) Haddon. She graduated from Staunton High School with the Class of 1944. She trained for a time at Indiana Business College and gained employment at McMillan's Sporting Goods in Terre Haute as a bookkeeper. ...
Thelma M. Sanders (03/02/10)
Thelma M. Sanders, 94, Brazil, passed away Feb. 25, 2010, at the Hope Hospice in Ft. Myers, Fla. She was ill just a short time, and was surrounded by her family even at the end of her time on this earth. She was born July 5, 1915, in Parke County, the daughter of Fred Campbell and Clara Ames Campbell...
Leota "Lee" I. Koup (03/02/10)
Leota "Lee" I. Koup, 85 Brazil, passed away at 2:20 p.m., Monday, March 1, 2010, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. She was born March 16, 1924, in Patricksburg, Ind., as the daughter of Glen and Olive Knox Williams. She attended school in Center Point for eight years, then graduated from Brazil High School with the Class of 1942...
Helen Louise Girton (03/01/10)
Helen Louise Girton, 80, Brazil, died Saturday, Feb. 27, 2010, at her residence. She was born Feb. 8, 1930, in Clay County, as the daughter of William and Bess France Morris. She graduated from Brazil High School. She worked as a secretary with area companies including, Basil Martins GMC Truck Dealership and Gasway Insurance. ...
Clara M. Batchelor (03/01/10)
Clara M. Batchelor, 89, Brook, Ind., formerly of Brazil, died at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, 2010, at the George Ade Memorial Health Care Center, Brook, Ind. Born in Brazil, Sept. 4, 1920, she was the daughter of the late John and Madeline M. Yard. A resident of Brook the past four years, she previously resided in Brazil. She was a homemaker. She was married to Melvin B. Batchelor June 3, 1939, in Brazil, and he...