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Obituaries from November 2012

Philip Reinoehl (11/30/12)
Philip Reinoehl, 87, Brazil, passed away on Nov. 30, 2012, at his home with his family by his side. Phil was born Jan. 8, 1925, the son of Lyle and Mary Elizabeth (Thomas) Reinoehl. Phil was a part of the Van Buren High School graduating class of 1942. ...
Ethel Catherine 'Catie' Drake (11/30/12)
Ethel Catherine "Catie" Drake, 77, Santa Maria, Calif., died Nov. 25, 2012, at her residence with her family beside her. She had Multiple Myeloma for more than 20 years and fought it with everything she had. She was born Oct. 29, 1935, in Rosedale, Ind...
Lucille Miller Foxworthy (11/28/12)
Lucille Miller Foxworthy, 95, Greenwood, went home to meet her Lord on Monday, Nov. 26, 2012. She was born Aug. 30, 1917, in Brazil, Ind. She was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years Sam Foxworthy, her son Billy Joe, Tampa, Fla., her mother and father Francis and Dave Miller, five brothers and two sisters, all of Brazil, one granddaughter Sheri Brumett, one great-grandson Tommy Coomer, and one great-great-grandson Joshua Haughey...
Kathleen 'Kitty' Miser Brooks (11/27/12)
Kathleen 'Kitty' Miser Brooks Kathleen "Kitty" Miser Brooks, 87, Brazil, passed away Nov. 25, 2012, at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, following a brief illness. Kathleen was born March 29, 1925, in Louisville, Ky, the daughter of John and Mary (Coleman) Cash. ...
Mary Jane Leifheit Robinett (11/26/12)
Mary Jane Leifheit Robinett, Green Valley, Ariz., died Nov. 12, 2012, at the age of 82. She was born Oct. 10, 1930, in Brazil. Mary Jane attended Miami University, Ohio, where she met the love of her love, Carl Lee Robinett. They were married June 10, 1950, in the Presbyterian Church of Brazil...
Donald Eugene 'Don' Nichols (11/26/12)
Donald Eugene "Don" Nichols, 67, Terre Haute, passed away Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012, in the IU Medical Center after a brief battle with cancer. He was born in Terre Haute Jan. 1, 1945, to Ezra Edward Nichols and Evelyn A. Inman Nichols. He is survived by his wife Mary Nichols, whom he married Dec. 23, 1966...
Flora Irene Horn (11/25/12)
Flora Irene Horn, 80, Clay City, passed away Nov. 23, 2012, at her home with her family by her side. Flora was born June 15, 1932, the daughter of Ernest and Vinnie (Stanley) Fisher, Terre Haute. She moved to Coal City at the age of 12. She married James Dean Horn May 2, 1953. They moved to Hammond in 1956. She lived there until 1990. They then moved back to Clay City...
Robert 'Bob' Drew Ooley (11/26/12)
Robert "Bob" Drew Ooley, 72, passed away Monday, Nov. 19, 2012, with his family by his side. He was born on May 22, 1940, in Springfield, Ill., to Ross B. Ooley and Lorain Ward Dewey Ooley. He graduated from Brazil High School in 1958, and married Alta Hibbs in 1959, before serving his country in the Untied States Air Force. Bob retired from Allison Transmission after 28 years. He enjoyed spending time with friends and family, fishing, playing pool and watching NASCAR...
Kurtis Matthew Phillips (11/25/12)
Kurtis Matthew Phillips, 16, Reelsville, died unexpectedly Nov. 22, 2012, at Riley Hospital in Indianapolis due to a sudden illness. Services will take place Tuesday at 11 a.m., at French Funeral Home with Pastor Jason Selby officiating. Burial will follow at Clearview Cemetery...
Kurtis Matthew Phillips (11/23/12)
Kurtis Matthew Phillips, 16, Reelsville, died unexpectedly Nov. 22, 2012, at Riley Hospital in Indianapolis due to a sudden illness. He was born July 2, 1996, in Vigo County, the son of Daniel Curtis Phillips and Shirlie Barnett Phillips. He was currently attending Area 30 Career Center in Greencastle. He had attended the Victory Baptist Church and most recently had attended the Calvary Baptist Church in Brazil...
Pamela 'Pam' Jill Kuhn (11/23/12)
Pamela "Pam" Jill Kuhn, 68, Brazil, passed away Thursday, Nov., 22, 2012, at Cloverleaf Healthcare in Knightsville, Ind. She was born on November 26, 1943, in Muncie, Ind., to Homer and Maryellen Pressnall. Survivors include her husband Leonard Kuhn, daughters Chris (Tim) Gentry and Kathy Kuhn, and grandson Sam Gentry...
Thomas V. Rollo (11/20/12)
Thomas V. Rollo, 66, Terre Haute, currently living at the Veterans Nursing Home in West Lafayette, Ind., passed away Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, following a lengthy battle with Parkinson's Disease. He was born Jan. 7, 1946, in Terre Haute, the son of Myron and Gladys (Taylor) Linnabary...
Charlotte Ann Baker (11/19/12)
Charlotte Ann Baker, 77, Brazil, passed away Nov. 18, 2012, at 8:17 p.m., at Exceptional Living Center surrounded by her family. She was born Aug. 4, 1935, in Clay County, the daughter of Charles D. Kirchner and Lillian Butt Kirchner. She graduated from Ashboro High School with the class of 1953...
Hazel Broadstreet (11/18/12)
Hazel Broadstreet, 81, Center Point, passed away Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. She was born Aug. 6, 1931, in New Jersey, to John and Hazel Haberle. Hazel enjoyed wintering in Florida, spending time with her grandchildren and friends, making crafts and giving a hug to everyone she knew...
Obituary Notices (11/18/12)
Mylin Dakota Pennington, 17, Clay City, a sophomore at Clay City High School, began his new life's adventure, Nov. 14, 2012. Services for Mylin will be at First Christian Church, 1875 West U.S. 40, Brazil, Ind., 47834, Monday, Nov. 19, 2012, at 1 p.m., with Pastor Larry Richmond officiating. ...
Mylin Dakota Pennington (11/15/12)
Mylin Dakota Pennington, 17, Clay City, a sophomore at Clay City High School, began his new life's adventure, Nov. 14, 2012. Mylin was born July 30, 1995, in Terre Haute, the son of Paul and Tina (Medley) Pennington. He attended Clay City High School...
Kathleen Marian Giacone (11/15/12)
Kathleen Marian Giacone, 58, Cloverdale, passed away Wednesday, Nov, 14, 2012, at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. She was born Nov. 23, 1953, to Richard and Mildred Vanatti. Kathy was preceded in death by her parents, brother Tommy Dale Vanatti and sister Carol Vanatti...
Naomi R. Ziberna (11/14/12)
Naomi R. Ziberna, 91, of the northwest side of Chicago, formerly of Brazil, passed away Nov. 13, 2012. Born Oct. 24, 1921, in Evansville, Ind., to James McKechnie and Elizabeth Law McKechnie. She was the beloved wife of Max C. Ziberna and the loving mother of John (Melissa) Ziberna. She was the dear sister of the late Margaret K. Meuer and a member of the Park Ridge Baptist Church...
Gretchen Nora (Girton) Clark (11/14/12)
Gretchen Nora (Girton) Clark, 74, Brazil, passed away Nov. 13, 2012, unexpectedly with her family by her side at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. Gretchen was born May 16, 1938, the daughter of Henry and Ruth (Armstrong) Girton. She was a member of the Reelsville High School graduating class of 1956. Gretchen worked as a seamstress at Windbreaker's and Adamson's. She was also a custodian for the courthouse and cleaned houses for homeowners...
Georgetta M. Lucas (Snell) (11/14/12)
Georgetta M. Lucas (Snell), 92, Avon, passed away Nov. 13, 2012. Lucas was a noted artist, retired educator and mother. She was a member of the Hendricks County Ramblers, Bridgeport OES #513, Pen Women, Indiana Artist Council and the Church by the Side of the Road...
Debra Ann Lintz (11/14/12)
Debra Ann Lintz, 56, Brazil, passed away unexpectedly, Nov.13, 2012, at her home. She was born in Terre Haute, Ind., the daughter of Bernard Lintz Sr. and Shelby Allsup. Debra lived much of her life in Sun Valley, Calif., where she raised two sons Johnny and Clint Lintz. ...
Virgil Bennett Keen (11/13/12)
It is with heartfelt sorrow that the family of Virgil Bennett Keen shares the news of his sudden passing Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012. Funeral services will take place Thursday, at 11 a.m., at French Funeral Home, with Rev. William Price officiating. Burial will follow at Calcutta Cemetery...
Mia Isabella Featherling (11/13/12)
Mia Isabella Featherling, born into this world July 6, 2012, entered eternal life Nov. 8, 2012. Mass of Christian Burial took place Monday, Nov. 12, 2012, at noon, at Annunciation Church, 415 E. Church St., Brazil, with Father John Hollowell officiating...
Virgil Bennett Keen (11/12/12)
It is with heartfelt sorrow that the family of Virgil Bennett Keen shares the news of his sudden passing Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012. Virgil had an unwavering love and dedication to his wife Ruth and children Debbie and Kevin. He was born April 17, 1933, in Madison, Tenn., and spent his early childhood growing up in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains...
Mia Isabella Featherling (11/12/12)
Mia Isabella Featherling, born into this world July 6, 2012, entered eternal life Nov. 8, 2012. Mia passed away from complications of metabolic disease syndrome and had been treated at Riley Hospital in Indianapolis many times since birth. Mia leaves behind her loving family, mom and dad Michael and Lindsay Buerster Featherling, Brazil, formerly of Charleston, Ill., big sister Mary-Claire Featherling, grandparents Paul and Michele Buerster, Charleston, Ill., Thomas Featherling and wife Linda, Sullivan, Ill., and Ellen Woolum and husband Robert, Chrisman, Ill., great-grandmothers Doris Featherling, Georgia Redford and Betty Allen, Sullivan, Ill., aunts and uncles Vicki and Don Phillips, Paula and Eric Johnson, all of Charleston, Ill., Branden Featherling, Nina Sides, both of Sullivan, Ill., Jason Swango, Windsor, Ill., Matt Swango, St. ...
James 'Jim' Frederick DeHart (11/07/12)
James 'Jim' Frederick DeHart, 63, one of Gods faithful servants, was called home Nov. 6, 2012. Jim was born June 3, 1949, to Elmer 'Bud' and Rosemary DeHart. Jim served in the Indiana Air National Guard from 1968 to 1974. He retired from Duke Energy in 2007 after 37 1/2 years of service. Jim loved the outdoors, his dogs, his Harley, playing golf, and his grandchildren were the apple of his eye...
Thomas 'Tom' Dale Williams (11/06/12)
Thomas "Tom" Dale Williams, 70, passed away Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, at his home in Brazil. Tom was born May 27, 1942, in Greencastle, to Chester and Thelma Williams. He graduated from Reelsville High School, worked for 37 years as a Sliter Operator for Bridgeport Brass, and was currently employed at Kroger...
Robert A. Hill (11/06/12)
Robert A. Hill, 77, Winchester, Ind., went to be with his Heavenly Host on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012, at his residence. He was born on May 12, 1935, in Brazil, Ind., to Myron R. and Geneva (Allen) Hill. Robert was a graduate of Brazil High School and honorably served in the U.S. Army and the U.S. Naval Reserve. He retired from the Indiana Gas Corp. (Vectren) after 30 years. He also had worked on the Randolph County Sheriff's Dept., as a Reserve Deputy Sheriff for more than 30 years before retiring...
Arvin Franklin Pennington (11/06/12)
Arvin Franklin Pennington, 77, Coal City, went to be with Jesus on Nov. 5, 2012, in his home after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born Dec. 12, 1934, in Casey County, Ky., son of the late Jesse Cole Pennington and Flora (Allen) Pennington. He was united in marriage to Nora Angela (Redmond) Pennington on March 10, 1956, in Lizton, Ind. Of this unity came a family of five children...
Emma Jean Endsley (11/05/12)
Emma Jean Endsley Emma Jean Endsley, 84, Brazil, passed away Nov. 4, 2012, at 1:25 a.m., at Cloverleaf Healthcare Facility. She had been a resident there for a short time. She had resided at Jackson Gardens in Brazil. She also had lived in Clay City...
Forrest 'Joe' Joseph Payne (11/06/12)
Forrest "Joe" Joseph Payne, 65, Diamond, Ind., passed away unexpectedly Nov. 3, 2012, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital with his family by his side. Services will be Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, at noon, at French Funeral Home, with Pastor Tom Hess officiating...
Obituary Notices (11/06/12)
Matthew Aydn Brown, 7, a gift from God, passed away Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, at home. Funeral services took place at 4 p.m., Tuesday, at Moore Funeral Home, Brazil. John Charles Burger I, 68, Brazil, passed away Nov. 2, 2012, at Union Hospital, with his family by his side following a brief illness. ...
Forrest 'Joe' Joseph Payne (11/04/12)
Forrest "Joe" Joseph Payne, 65, Diamond, Ind., passed away unexpectedly Nov. 3, 2012, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital with his family by his side. Joe was born July 14, 1947, the son of Forrest "Munk" and Luetta (Webster) Payne. Joe graduated from Rosedale High School in 1965...
John Charles Burger I (11/04/12)
John Charles Burger I, 68, Brazil, passed away Nov. 2, 2012, at Union Hospital, with his family by his side following a brief illness. John was born Jan. 21, 1944, the son of Forest and Mary (Hapenny) Burger. John enlisted in the United States Army, where he was a part of 101st Screaming Eagles...
Matthew Aydn Brown (11/04/12)
Matthew Aydn Brown, 7, a gift from God, passed away Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, at home. He was born in Terre Haute, May 15, 2006, at Union Hospital. Matthew is survived by his mother Brandi Brown, Reelsville, grandfather Max Brown, Reelsville, and grandmother Debra Reed, Roachdale...