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Obituaries from July 2011

Diana M. Germain (07/31/11)
Diana M. Germain, 67, Brazil, died July 31, 2011, at Cloverleaf Healthcare in Brazil following a short illness. She was born Oct. 4, 1943, in Robinson, Ill., as the daughter of Richard and Katherine Couch Atwood. Following graduation from high school, she attended community college in Terre Haute...
Mildred Jean Heitz (07/29/11)
Mildred Jean Heitz, 86, passed away Thursday, July 28, 2011, at Greenwood Village South Pavilion. Mildred was born May 13, 1925, in Kokomo, to the late Fred and Cynthia (Pell) Hood. Mildred is a 1943 graduate of Van Buren High School, Carbon. She married Harold A. Heitz, the love of her life, Sept. 20, 1944...
Rosalie Moss (07/27/11)
Rosalie Moss, 80, Indianapolis, formerly of Hazelwood, passed away July 17, 2011. She was born July 28, 1930, in Brazil. Rosalie had been the office manager at the L.J. Davis State Farm Insurance Agency in Plainfield for 20 years. She had also worked for the State of Indiana in the departments of Public Welfare and Corrections for a total of 10 years...
Zenes D. Dalton (07/27/11)
Zenes D. Dalton, 91, passed away at Good Samaritan Nursing Home July 27, 2011. Zenes was born Sept. 21, 1919, the son of David and Letha (Lawson) Dalton. He attended the Union School House. Following school, he was an avid farmer. Zenes was a farmer for more than 80 years...
Theresa Lynn Denny-Dickison (07/27/11)
Theresa Lynn Denny-Dickison, 70, Brazil, went to be with the Lord July 25, 2011. Theresa was born April 9, 1941, in Rosanna, Ky., as the daughter of Clarence Heck. She was a homemaker and member of the Church of the Living Christ in Harmony. Mrs. Denny-Dickison was preceded in death by grandsons Jeff Perkins and Jeffery Cole Denny...
Samuel E. Hillenburg Jr. (07/25/11)
Samuel E. Hillenburg Jr., 50, Clearwater, Fla., passed away July 10, 2011, after an extended illness. Samuel was born Jan. 2, 1961, the son of Samuel E. Hillenburg and Wanda (Hassler) Friday. Samuel graduated from Brazil High School in 1979. He worked at a local printing company until moving to Indianapolis and then to Clearwater...
Rev. Frederick 'Rody' M. Hunt (07/25/11)
Rev. Frederick "Rody" M. Hunt passed away July 24, 2011, at 6:50 a.m., at the Exceptional Living Center in Brazil. He had been a resident there for a short time. He was born Feb. 15, 1921, in Brazil, the son of Ross M. Hunt and Maryellen Tilley Hunt...
John T. Forrest (07/25/11)
John T. Forrest, 81, Terre Haute, passed away Thursday, July 21, at 6:30 p.m., at his home. He was born Feb. 2, 1930, in Brazil, to James William Forrest and Elizabeth Powell-Forrest. John retired from the sales industry. His memberships include Last Men's Club, Sigma Pi Fraternity, life member of Elk's Club, Sons of Confederate Veterans, Military Order of the Stars and Stripes, Sons of the American Legion, Honorary Kentucky Colonel, and he was previously involved in Boy Scouting...
John H. Meneely (07/25/11)
John H. Meneely, 89, Spring Hill, Fla., died July 16, 2011, at HPH Hospice Care Center. He was born Dec. 7, 1921, in Vigo County, and went to Florida 26 years ago from Bramford, Conn. He was a retired production manager for International Instruments of Orange County. He was a submariner during World War II and sailed the SS Pollack as a motorman...
Sherwin "Birch" Storm (07/22/11)
Sherwin "Birch" Storm, 84, Clay City, passed away on July 21, 2011. He was born Oct. 1, 1926, in Clay City, the son of Harry and Opal (Reed) Storm. He attended Clay City High School, graduating in 1944, and Indiana State College, graduating in 1952. ...
Norma R. (Hurst) Edwards (07/20/11)
Norma R. (Hurst) Edwards, 82, Terre Haute, formerly of Brazil, passed away at home July 20, 2011. She was born May 9, 1929, in Indianapolis, the daughter of Selba and Lillian (Folse) Hurst. Norma married Edd E. Edwards May 9, 1953, and he preceded her in death in 1982. ...
Oma L. (Foster) Luedeman (07/19/11)
Oma L. (Foster) Luedeman, 42, Brazil, passed away July 15, 2011, following a brief illness. She was born in Cottage Hills, Ill., Dec. 10, 1968, the daughter of Harry "Pete" E. and Betty L. (Sawyer) Foster. Oma graduated from Northview High School with the class of 1986. She had worked as a cashier at several area gas stations and at LEAR corporation in Greencastle and as a manager at Family Dollar...
Betty Jane (Mitchell) Hiatt (07/18/11)
Betty Jane (Mitchell) Hiatt, 88, Westminster Village, Terre Haute, formerly a long-time resident of Clay City, passed away at Davis Gardens July 17, 2011. She was born in Clay City Aug. 3, 1922, the daughter of Paul W. and Ruth L. (Goshorn) Mitchell...
Rex Arthur Staley (07/17/11)
Rex Arthur Staley, 55, Seelyville, passed away July 15, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. Rex was born Aug. 1, 1955, in Terre Haute, the son of Rex and Gladys (Gardner) Staley. Rex was a member of the Seelyville Conservation Club and the Riley American Legion Post No. 328...
Earnest W. Chesshir (07/15/11)
Earnest W. Chesshir, 48, Brazil, passed away unexpectedly, July 15, 2011. Ernie was born Aug. 31, 1962, in Terre Haute, the son of Delbert Ray and Melvina E. (Evitts) Chesshir. Ernie graduated from Brazil High School with the class of 1980. Following high school, he enlisted in the United States Air Force and was honorably discharged two years later...
Sheri Lynn Wells (07/15/11)
Sheri Lynn Wells, 54, passed away July 14, 2011, at the home of her mother, after a five-year battle with cancer. Sheri was born in Clay County, June 29, 1957, to Warren Ray and Mary Alice (Froderman) Wells. She attended school in Clay County until her junior year when she moved with her parents to Morris, Ill., where she graduated from Morris Community High School in 1975...
Lucille K. Hale (07/14/11)
Lucille K. Hale, 99, Terre Haute, passed away at 3:45 a.m., Thursday, July 14, 2011, at Union Hospital. She was born in Clay County, Dec. 23, 1911, to James Kiefner and Lena Stewart Kiefner. She is survived by sons Jack L. Hale and Richard A. Hale (and wife Gloria), both of Terre Haute, and daughter Jane A. ...
Anne Elizabeth Tribble (07/13/11)
Anne Elizabeth Tribble, 96, died at her daughter Jeanne's home in Galesburg, Ill., July 12, 2011, at 11:22 p.m., surrounded by her loving family. Anne was born Oct. 25, 1914, in Seelyville, as the daughter of John and Anna Mehok Butwin. She married Guy Tribble April 28, 1935, at Holy Rosary Rectory in Seelyville. ...
David Andrew Hoskins (07/13/11)
David Andrew Hoskins, 49, Orleans, Ind., died Monday, July 11, 2011, at the Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis. David was born May 13, 1962, in Crawfordsville, Ind. He was the son of Charles and Patricia Hoskins, who preceded him in death. He graduated in 1980 from Brazil High School, and from Eastern Illinois University in 1986...
Saralu Young (07/12/11)
Saralu Young, 78, Brazil, passed away July 12, 2011, at 3:08 a.m., at Union Hospital. She was born April 8, 1933, in Indianapolis, the daughter of Frank A. Draper and Lurine Christie Draper. She graduated from Danville High School. She was born and raised a Quaker and attended the Danville Friends Meeting. On Feb. 8, 1951, Saralu was united in marriage to Robert Alden Young...
Norma Ann Bowman (07/12/11)
Norma Ann Bowman, 81, Brazil, died Monday, July 11, 2011, at Exceptional Living Center, Brazil. She was born Jan. 17, 1930, in Brazil, as the daughter of Norman E. and Annabell Phillips Barr. She was married to Clifford Bowman, who has preceded her in death, Dec. 29, 1993...
Judy Ann Shaffer Reynolds (07/11/11)
Judy Ann Shaffer Reynolds, 59, Terre Haute, formerly of Seelyville and Brazil, died Sunday, July 10, 2011, in Union Hospital. She was born June 22, 1952, in Camp Cooke, Calif., to Larry E. Shaffer and Loretta M. Smith Shaffer. Judy retired early in life due to health reasons, but while working, she was a chef at Kleptz Restaurant, a secretary at Columbia Records, worked at Moore's Store in Brazil, was a realtor and secretary for Bell Realty in Brazil, and worked in customer service at Columbia House.. ...
Henrietta Ellen Hayman (07/10/11)
Henrietta Ellen Hayman, 94, Clay City, died at 7:45 a.m., Saturday, July 9, 2011, at Davis Gardens Health Center, Terre Haute. She was a homemaker. Henrietta was born Feb. 14, 1917, two miles north of Clay City. At a mere 3 pounds, Doc Rentschler told her father that she was a "fizzle."...
Eva Raab (07/08/11)
Eva Raab, 89, passed away July 7, 2011, at the Kingston Nursing Center, Conway, S.C., and will be greatly missed by her family. She was born in Madison, Ind., the daughter of the late Mollie B. and Alonzo Thornton. Eva spent her adult life living in Brazil, and is preceded in death by her late husband, Forrest Boyd Raab. She had two daughters, the late Linda Kaye Raab and Donna Jean Raab Archer, who resides in Conway, S.C...
Jackie D. Patterson (07/06/11)
Jackie D. Patterson, 40, Brazil, died July 4, 2011. Mr. Patterson was born July 22, 1970, in Brazil, the son of James Patterson and Alice Glitz (West) Jackie was employed at Great Dane as a laborer. Jackie likes to fish. Jackie is preceded in death by his grandparents and father...
William Boyd Terril (07/06/11)
William Boyd Terril, 51, Brazil, died Wednesday, July 06, 2011, at his residence. He was born Jan. 15, 1960, in Brazil, as the son of John D. and Jean Baysinger Terril. Following graduation from high school, he trained as a pipefitter and worked as a pipefitter in the fabrication of natural gas pipelines...
Carole Ann Harlan (07/06/11)
Carole Ann Harlan, 64, Jasonville, passed away Saturday, July 2, 2011, in Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis. She was born July 22, 1946, in Brazil, to Cecil McKee and Modell (Morris) McKee. Survivors include her daughter Ronda Batchelor and Roy Cooksey Jr., Brazil, son and daughter-in-law Donny and Shannon Harlan, Jasonville, mother Modell McKee, Jasonville, brothers and sisters-in-law Jerry and Shirley McKee, Clyde, Ohio, and Steve and Connie McKee, Jasonville, sisters and brothers-in-law Linda and Jim Crosby, Lewis, Gwen and Jamie Gonzalez, Elgin, Ill., Kathy and Alva Eldridge, Brazil, Patty and Bary Dyer, Clay City, and Peggy and Kurt Sowers, Clay City, grandchildren Jebadia, Joesiya, Jerimia, Ray, Kyle and Kacie, and many nieces and nephews.. ...
Rose Marie Detro (07/04/11)
Rose Marie Detro, 70, Terre Haute, died Friday, July 1, 2011, in her residence. She was born April 4, 1941, in Terre Haute, to Herbert N. Long and Ruth Ann Jeffers Long. Rose was a secretary at the Brazil Moose Lodge. Survivors include her husband Greg L. ...
Carolyn Joan Moore (07/04/11)
Carolyn Joan Moore, 81, Brazil, died at 2:04 a.m., Monday, July 4, 2011, at Cloverleaf Healthcare, Knightsville. She was born March 28, 1930, in Ohio, as the daughter of Phillip Eugene and Madeline Hamilton Hutcheson. She married Harold Arthur Moore Jr., who preceded her in death Nov. 5, 2008...