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Obituaries from September 2010

Brian Keith Loveless (09/30/10)
Brian Keith Loveless, 42, Brazil, passed away Sept. 29, 2010, at home with his family by his side following a five-year battle with Pseudomyxoma Peritonei, a rare cancer of the Appendix. He was born Jan. 18, 1968, in Terre Haute, the son of Keith and Suzanne (Williams) Loveless...
Jena Lucille Stultz (09/29/10)
Jena Lucille Stultz, 80, Brazil, died at 5:30 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010, at Exceptional Living Center, Brazil. She was born May 21, 1930, in Jena, La., as the daughter of Like and Ethel Williams Frye. She worked in her family grocery store, Fryes Grocery, Carbon, for several years and at the Fiberglass Co., Terre Haute, and at American Legion Post No. 2...
Charles Richard Morris (09/27/10)
Charles Richard Morris, 68, Brazil, died at 11:25 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010, at Royal Oaks Healthcare in Terre Haute. He was born May 19, 1942, in Posey Township, Ind., as the son of Alvin and Helen Fox Morris. He was raised in the Staunton area...
Robert E. Nidey (09/28/10)
Robert E. Nidey, 77, Knightsville, passed away Sept. 25, 2010, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. He was born Jan. 23, 1933, in Terre Haute, to Arthur and Aurdrey (Rost) Nidey. Bob served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War as well as the Vietnam War...
Dorothy L. Miller (09/27/10)
Dorothy L. Miller, 98, Indianapolis, formerly of Reelsville, died at 10:05 a.m., Sunday, Sept. 26, 2010, in Indianapolis. She was born Sept. 4, 1912, in Brazil, as the daughter of Elmer and Luella Clark Lawson. She married Morris Miller March 28, 1937...
Marilyn Kay Smith (09/27/10)
Marilyn Kay Smith, 62, Brazil, went to be with the Lord Sept. 26, 2010, while surrounded by her family. She was born Jan. 3, 1948, in Terre Haute, the daughter of William H. and Thelma L. (Cooksey) Hughbanks. She graduated from Van Buren High School with the class of 1966. After high school, Marilyn worked for Mallory's in Greencastle. She had also worked at Clay County Hospital in Medical Records and Physical Therapy Department and Walmart in Brazil...
Rosella Pflueger (09/27/10)
Rosella Pflueger, 83, Brazil, passed away at Exceptional Living Center Sept. 26, 2010, at 4:15 p.m. She was born Oct. 26, 1926, in Putnam County, the daughter of Jesse L. and Mary (Barnett) Fisher. She graduated from Reelsville High School. Following high school, she worked as a telephone operator and a waitress at Davis Store in Reelsville...
Jessie Wayne Warner (09/27/10)
Jessie Wayne Warner, 73, Monrovia, passed away at 4:36 a.m., Sunday, Sept. 26, 2010, at Kindred Hospital, Indianapolis-South, Greenwood. Wayne was born Jan. 13, 1937, in Clay County, to John E. Warner and Artie M. (Orman) Warner. He married Norma J. Bell June 6, 1964...
Robert T. Marshall (09/26/10)
Larry Wayne Reese (09/26/10)
Larry Wayne Reese, 69, Frisco, Texas, originally from Brazil, died Thursday, Sept. 23, 2010, at Medical Center, McKinney, Texas. He was born Nov. 20, 1940, in Brazil, as the son of John and Lillian Harris Reese. He graduated from Brazil High School where he was a member of the undefeated football team...
Virginia N. Long Myers Wallace (09/26/10)
Virginia N. Long Myers Wallace, 92, died Sept. 21, 2010, at her home. She was born Sept. 13, 1918, the daughter of Frank and Trixie (Jones) Long. Virginia had several jobs in her life, most importantly being wife and hard working mother. She learned to quilt in her later years and enjoyed it very much. She had a couple of quilts in shows in Branson, Mo...
Donald E. Hassler (09/26/10)
Donald E. Hassler, 83, Brazil, passed away Sept. 25, 2010, at Union Hospital, while surrounded by his family. He was born March 8, 1927, in Reelsville, Ind., the son of Glenn and Pearl (Schroer) Hassler. Don graduated from Reelsville High School with the class of 1946. Following high school, he was drafted into the United States Army until being discharged after contacting Rheumatic Fever...
Eva Marie Zentko (09/26/10)
Eva Marie Zentko, 89, Brazil, passed away Sept. 25, 2010, at 9:53 p.m., at Cloverleaf Healthcare Facility. She went home to be with her Lord and Savior. Waiting at Heaven's Gate to welcome her home were her loving husband Jim Zentko, her beloved great-grandchildren Brandee Siples and Soloman Crafton, best friend and Sister Thelma Zentko, her parents John and Mable Vanatti, siblings Claude Vanatti, Amos Vanatti, Mary Foulke and Zetta Gieseking...
Larry Wayne Reese (09/24/10)
Larry Wayne Reese, 69, Frisco, Texas, formerly of Brazil, died Sept. 19, 2010, at Medical Center of McKinney in McKinney, Texas. He was born Nov. 20, 1940 in Brazil, as the son of John and Lillian Harris Reese. He married Sandra Kay Bullerdick, who survives him...
Mona Modesitt (09/23/10)
Mona Modesitt, 103, Cory, passed away Sept. 22, 2010, at her home, surrounded by family. She was born Jan. 27, 1907, in Clay County, the daughter of George Harris and Maggie West Harris. She graduated from Harrison Township School in 1925. On Nov. 25, 1925, she married Ray E. Modesitt. He passed away in October 1991...
Keith Kord (09/22/10)
Keith Kord, 98, Poland, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2010, at Davis Gardens Health Center, Terre Haute. Born Aug. 1, 1912, the son of William and Lillie Kord. Keith was a farmer throughout his life until his health prevented him from being an active participant. In his 20's, he worked at Arketex for a brief period of time...
Kevin L. Nauman (09/22/10)
Kevin L. Nauman passed away at his home in Lowville, N.Y., Thursday, Sept. 16, 2010. Nauman was born July 8, 1966, and graduated from South Putnam High School in 1984. He was a master sergeant in the U.S. Army and was stationed at Fort Drum, N.Y., 10th Mountain Division for his entire career...
Plummer Dickison (09/22/10)
Plummer Dickison was born Oct. 12, 1928, to Abraham and Ethel Howard Dickison, in Irondale, Ohio. He passed away Sept. 17, 2010, at the Ellettsville Nursing Facility of an extended illness. Plummer lived in Logansport, Ind., and was married to Josephine Lombardi, who preceded him in death...
Marguerite H. Harden (09/20/10)
Marguerite H. Harden, 91, Saline City, died Sept. 20, 2010, at her daughter's home in Terre Haute, following an extended illness. She was born Sept. 6, 1919, in Clay City, the daughter of Mell and Alta White. She married Clarence Harden on her 18th birthday, and they were married 65 years. She was devoted to her family and they loved her dearly. She had been employed by Columbia Records at the time of her retirement...
Everett Brown (09/19/10)
Everett Brown, 86, Brazil, passed away unexpectedly Sept. 17, 2010, at 8:21 a.m., at his residence. He was born May 21, 1924, in Clay County, the son of Jess Brown and Clarine Maesch Brown. On June 24, 1943, he married Margaret E. Brush Brown. He worked for many years at Allison's in Indianapolis, retiring in 1978...
Dannie Eugene Watts Jr. (09/20/10)
Ruth Joan Waldbieser (09/19/10)
Ruth Joan Waldbieser, 82, Center Point, died at 3 a.m., Sunday, Sept. 19, 2010, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. She was born Dec. 28, 1927, in Center Point, as the daughter of Harry Logan and Roxana Gertrude Reeder Foster. She married Marvin E. Waldbieser...
Florine Wright (09/20/10)
Florine Wright, 92, Winona Lake, Ind., formerly of Clay County, died Sept. 19, 2010, at 3:20 p.m., at Grace Villages, Winona Lake, Ind. She was born Feb. 25, 1918, in Clay County, the daughter of Maude (Miller) Hochstetler. She grew up in Clay County until 1962, moving to Warsaw to be with her husband...
Shannon Eugene Hassler (09/19/10)
Shannon Eugene Hassler, 69, Lebanon, died Friday, Sept. 17, at St. Vincent Hospice, Indianapolis. Shannon was born Sept. 15, 1941, in Brazil, Ind., to the late Forest E. and Catherine L. (O'Neal) Hassler. He graduated from Reelsville High School in 1959 and joined the United States Army in 1961, proudly serving in Korea as part of the 7th Division...
Mary (Mitchell) Cramer (09/19/10)
Mary (Mitchell) Cramer, Fortville, passed away Thursday, Sept. 16, 2010, at the Indiana Masonic Home Medical Center, Franklin. She was born July 4, 1927, in Senate, Mo., to the late William W. and Lucille (McMaster) Mitchell, Clay City. She graduated from Indiana University School of Nursing in 1948...
Norma J. McQueen (09/19/10)
Norma J. McQueen, 69, Seelyville, passed away Wednesday, in her residence. Born June 18, 1941, she was the daughter of Edward Wayne Williams and Eva Williams. Survivors include her mother, siblings Rosemary Saxe, Pat English, Earl Williams, Edward L. Williams, David Williams, Susan Panepinto and Nancy Cardniale, and many nieces and nephews...
Wilma Rich (09/17/10)
Wilma Rich, 79, Poland, passed away Sept. 16, 2010 ant Hendricks Regional Health, Danville. She was born May 19, 1931, in Marshall, Ill., and was the daughter of the late Clarance "Truggy" and Lucille (Harbour) Myers. She was married to Jim A. Rich on Aug. 21, 1955, and he survives...
Debra L. Hood (09/15/10)
Debra L. Hood, 55, Brazil, died Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2010, at her residence. She was born June 3, 1955, in Brazil, as the daughter of Warren and Helen Lautenschlager Love. She graduated from Staunton High School and earned her undergraduate degree from ISU. ...
Lloyd G. Chambers (09/15/10)
Lloyd G. Chambers, 57, Brazil, passed away at St. Vincent Clay Hospital Sept. 15, 2010, following a yearlong battle with cancer. He was born July 26, 1953, in Brazil, the son of Robert B. and Mary Jane (Randall) Chambers. Mr. Chambers enjoyed playing poker, spending time at Hardee's and spending time with his family...
Levina Ruth Reed (09/13/10)
John S. Winklepleck (09/12/10)
John S. Winklepleck, 94, Terre Haute, went to be with the Lord Sept. 7, 2010. He was born Aug. 23, 1916, to Elmer Winklepleck and Christine Boore of Clay County. He graduated from Brazil High School in 1934 and attended Purdue University. He was a member of Masonic Lodge 541 in Brazil since 1936, a member of the Elks Lodge of Brazil and a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Brazil...
John L. Walker (09/10/10)
John L. Walker, 78, Brazil, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, Sept. 9, 2010, at the Heart Hospital, Indianapolis. He was born June 3, 1932, in Clay County, as the son of Alfred O. and Muir Opal Black Walker. He graduated from Brazil High School with the Class of 1950. He married Wanda Reed Dec. 15, 1949...
James "Buck" Gwinn (09/10/10)
James "Buck" Gwinn, 59, Indianapolis, passed away Sept. 7, 2010, in Scottsburg, Ind., following a tractor-trailer accident. He was born in Meadow Bridge, W.Va., Oct. 28, 1950 the son of Millard and Lena (Okulovich) Gwinn. He married Sharon Jo Dodson Feb. 19, 1969. He joined the United States Army in 1970, and was honorably discharged later in the year...
John Perry McKinney (09/10/10)
John Perry McKinney, 76, Brazil, went to his Happy Hunting Ground to meet his Savior, Friday, Sept. 10, 2010, at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis. He was born May 17, 1933, in Brazil, as the son of Edward and Ethel Crabb McKinney. He was retired from Allisons Transmission in Indianapolis, and also drove a school bus for the Clay Community School Corporation until May 2010. ...
Donna Jo (Burk) Novotney (09/08/10)
Donna Jo (Burk) Novotney, 80, Seelyville, passed away unexpectedly Sept. 7, 2010, at her residence. She was born Nov. 24, 1929, in Terre haute, the daughter of Joseph Burk and Mary McKinney Burk. She graduated from Glenn High School in 1947. That same year, she married Paul J. Novotney, who preceded her in death after 62 years of marriage...
Elizabeth Hope York (09/06/10)
Elizabeth Hope York, 93, Brazil, passed away Sept. 4, 2010, in Sun City Center, Fla., following a long battle with Alzheimer's. She was born Jan. 17, 1917, in Vigo County, the daughter of Bert and Blanche (Sweet) Kidwell. Mrs. York was married to Gilbert Grayless, who passed away in 1948...
Nellie Marie South (09/06/10)
Nellie Marie South, 87, Olmsted Falls, Ohio, formerly of Brazil, died at 11:40 a.m., Friday, Sept. 3, 2010, in Ohio. She was born Jan. 5, 1923, in Vigo County, as the daughter of Lewis Albert and Gladys Miller Winn. She married Francis South April 5, 1942...
Olive Hofmann (09/06/10)
Olive Hofmann, 88, died Sept. 6, 2010 at 11:32 a.m., at Union Hospital. She was born October 1, 1921 in Nebraska City, Neb., the oldest daughter of Orville and Elizabeth Mae Hager. She grew up in Nebraska and finished school there. She married Jesse Philip (Phil) Hofmann I in Plattsmouth, Neb. They moved from Nebraska to Clay County in 1942. She has lived south of Prairie City since 1965...
Douglas Franklin Harrison (09/06/10)
Douglas Franklin Harrison was called home to be with the Lord Sept. 4, 2010. He had fought a long, hard battle with cancer. Doug and his wife Anita owned and operated Harrison Trucking for 25 years before he was forced to retire due to bad health. He was born Sept. 10, 1962, to Larry and Marilyn (Riggs) Harrison, in Camden, N.J. Both parents preceded him in death...
Nellie Marie South (09/03/10)
Nellie Marie South, 87, Olmsted, Ohio, formerly of Brazil, died Friday, Sept. 3, 2010, in Ohio. Funeral arrangements are pending at Moore Funeral Home. Visit www.moorefuneralhomes.com to send condolences to the family or for more information.
Martha Joan Jenkins Waite (09/01/10)
Martha Joan Jenkins Waite, 65, Clinton, passed away at 6:20 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2010, in Union Hospital, Terre Haute, following an extended illness. She was born Dec. 19, 1944, in Brazil, to James Emery Jenkins and Evelyn O. Short Jenkins. She was preceded in death by her parents, aunts and uncles, Everett Jenkins, Nelle Jenkins, Bill Jenkins, Olyn Killion, Lula Daviess, Beulah Jenkins, and Faye Jenkins and Rosemary Wilson...