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Dottie Jones, age 73, died on Friday, January 25, 2002 at her residence in Greenfield, Indiana. She was born in Greenfield, on February 2, 1928. She was the daughter of Morace Leo Edwards and Leona (Schneider) Edwards. She graduated from Greenfield High Scholl in 1946. She was a legal secretary for Locke and Reynolds of Indianapolis several years before retiring in 1993. Previously worked for Williams, Cone, & Billings of Greenfield. She was a former Girl Scout Leader, Avid bowler, volunteer for Hancock County Legal Assistance Assoc., Severed on the founding Board of Directors of ARC of Hancock County. Mrs. Jones was a friend to all animals.
Survivors are sons: Ron Jones of Pendleton, In; David Jones and Scott Jones, both from Greenfield, In.; daughters: Carol Bewley and Janet Wesseler, both from Greenfield, In.; sister: Sue Baker of Greenfield; 8 grandchildren.
Graveside Service will be held on January 29, 2002 at 10:00 A.M. at the Park Cemetery, Greenfield, Indiana. Officiated by Rev. Dorothy Boruff. Memorial Contribution can be made to ARC of Hancock County.
JULIE A. (BOLANDER) CATT
MARGARET J. REICHENBACH (SHULL)
DEATH OF JANICE A. DYAR
Janice A Dyar, 68, a resident of Greenfield died on Thursday, June 6, 2002 at Community Hospital East in Indianapolis. Ms. Dyar was born on February 23, 1934 at Coal City, IN and was the child of the late Sylvan Shouse and the late Mildred (Lenning) Shouse. She retired as a cashier at Kroger in 1996. She was a member of the Greenfield Community Choir and the Greenfield Christian Church. She was predeceased by her husband Harold W. Dyar in 1996. She is survived by sons: Kevin Dyar of Greenfield and Bryan Dyar of Noblesville and Denise Dyar-Wood of new Palestine and Regina Dyar-Sheazin of Indianapolis and also by brother Lyle Shouse and sister Sharon Martin of Plainfield. She is also survived by two grandchildren a, four step-grandchildren and 5 step great grandchildren. Services for Ms. Dyar will be Monday, June 10, 2002 at 1:00 p.m. at the Pasco Memorial Mortuary officiated by Rev. David Edwards. Calling will be at Pasco Memorial Mortuary on Sunday June 9 from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. with entombment at Washington Park East, Indianapolis. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association.
DEATH OF DONALD H. MANN
Donald H. Mann, 78, a resident of Greenfield, died Wednesday, June 5, 2002 at Roudebush Veterans Hospital, Indianapolis, IN. Mr. Mann was born April 14, 1924 at Wisconsin Rapids, WI. He was the child of the late Benjamin Harry Mann and the late Hazel (Runyan) Mann. He was a machinist at Western Electric and AT&T. Mr. Mann was a member of the U.S. Navy during World War II and was a member of the Trinity Park United Methodist Church. His wife, Sandra Kay (Cooper) Mann of Greenfield, IN survives. The two were married on Nov. 14, 1980. Mr. Mann also leaves two brothers surviving him: Phillip Mann of Indianapolis and Richard Mann of Indianapolis. Services for Mr. Mann will be Saturday, June 8, 2002 at 10:00 a.m. at the Pasco Memorial Mortuary in Greenfield officiated by Rev. Michael Manning. Calling will be at the Pasco Memorial Mortuary on Friday, June 7, 2002 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Burial will be in Park Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Trinity Park United Methodist Church.
DEATH OF DELILAH JOSEPHINE IRETON (KINGEN)
Delilah Josephine Ireton (Kingen), 88, a resident of Ingalls, IN, died at 6:50 p.m. on Tuesday, May 28, at Hancock Memorial Hospital, Greenfield, IN. Ms. Ireton was the child of the late Ronald Kingen and the late Evah Sylvester and was born February 25, 1914 in Madison County, Indiana. She was married to Jesse E. Ireton on February 20, 1933. Mr. Ireton, her husband of over 69 years, survives. Ms. Ireton is also survived by sons: Jesse E. (wife Doris) Ireton of Shirley; Myron E. (wife Carolyn) Ireton of Ingalls; sisters-in-law: Lois Phillips of New Castle; Maxine Kingen of Greenfield; and Mildred Leonard of Fortville; 7 grandchildren: Justin Wilson of Anderson; Brenda Smith of Pendleton; Brian Ireton of Fortville; Shelia Lankford of Shirley; Cathy Reynolds of Wilkinson; Mickey Ireton of New Castle; Amy Rose of Knightstown; 17 great grandchildren; and 1 great great grandchild. An adopted daughter Cindy Smith of Greensburg also survives her. She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers Orval Kingen and Marion Phillips, Jr.; sister Margaret Schafer and by grandson Monte Ireton. Ms. Ireton was a member of the Christ Fellowship Church of Shirley, IN and worked at the former Delco-Remy Division of General Motors Corporation in Anderson and its Horn Assembly Dept. from 1946 to 1955. Following that she was a homemaker. Services for Ms. Ireton will be at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, May 31,2002 at the Ronald L. Seals Funeral Home, Fortville, IN officiated by Pastor Ernie Robinson of the Christ Fellowship Church. Burial will follow at the Gravel Lawn Cemetery, Fortville, IN. Visiting will be on Thursday, May 30, 2002 from 2 to 8 p.m. at the Ronald L. Seals Funeral Home, Fortville. Memorial contributions may be made to the Ingalls Volunteer Fire Department.
DEATH OF MARY (LANE) BOYD
Mary (Lane) Boyd, 96, a resident of Greenfield, IN died Monday May 27, 2002 at Brandywine Manor, Greenfield, IN. Mrs. Boyd was born to the late Lindley Tasso and the late Luellen (Kingery) Lane on December 28, 1908 in Greenfield, IN. She had worked as a Supervisor at several Hosiery Mills in the Midwest for 45 years prior to her retirement. Mrs. Boyd was also a member of the Mohawk Methodist Church in Mohawk, IN. Her daughter survives her: Mildred L. Boyd of Greenfield, IN. Also several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father: Lindley Tasso Lane, mother: Lucllen (Kingery) Lane, husband: Edwin K. Boyd, sister: Frieda Wilkins Lowe’s, brothers: John and Noel Lane. Services for Mrs. Boyd will be Friday, May 31, 2002 at 2:00 p.m., at the Pasco Memorial Mortuary in Greenfield. Services will be officiated by the Rev. Bill Cordes. Calling will be at the Pasco Memorial Mortuary on Friday, May 31, 2002 from noon to 2:00 p.m. with burial at Park Cemetery, Greenfield, IN. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Donor’s Choice.
DEATH OF KIM DENISE HAMMONS
Kim Denise Hammons, 39, a resident of Greenfield, IN passed on May 26, 2002 in Greenfield IN. Mrs. Hammons was born on September 20, 1962 in Indianapolis, IN. She was the daughter of Norman Hammons and Margie (Parks) Wilson both residents of Greenfield, IN. Mrs. Hammons was a Homemaker at the time of her death. She also was a member of the Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Freedom Riders Club. Mrs. Hammons was a graduate of Mt. Vernon High School in 1981. Survivors are her sons: Joseph Didion of Greenfield, IN and Brandon Didion of Camby, IN. Daughters: Thresa and Amanda Wilson both of Greenfield, IN. Nieces: Crystal Jones and Kendall Roger, both residents of Greenfield, IN. Her Grandmother preceded her in death, Dolsie Hawkins. Services for Mrs.Hammons will be Thursday May 30, 2002 at 10:00 a.m. at the Pasco Memorial Mortuary officiated by the Rev. Larry Hurd. Calling will be Wednesday, May 29, 2002 from 3:00-8:00 p.m. with burial at New Palestine Cemetery, New Palestine IN. Memorial contributions may be made to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.
DEATH OF MAEDREW (EVANS) SPARKS
Maedrew (Evans) Sparks, 80, a resident of Greenfield, IN died on Friday, May 24, 2002 in Indianapolis IN. She was a former resident of Connersville, IN before moving to Indianapolis. She was born on March 9, 1922 in Beattyville, KY. Mrs. Sparks was born to the late John Will Evans and the late Dora (Taylor) Evans. She retired in 1977 from Lords Clothing in Connersville, IN were she was a Sales Clerk. She was a member of Cumberland Christian Church. Mrs. Sparks was also a graduate of Connersville High School in 1941. Survivors include her Sons: Terry & wife Sondra Sparks of Atlanta, GA. Daughters: Sue A. and husband Richard V. Erk of Greenfield. Half Brothers: Clarence Evans of Mesa, AZ. (6) Granddaughters: and (1) Great Grandson. She was preceded in death by her Mother: Dora Evans, and Father: John W. Evans. Her Husband: Ernest J. Sparks. Her Sister: Anna Boyd Volz. Her Brother: Albertus Evans, and Half Brother: Harold Evans. Services will be Sunday, May 26, 2002 at 5:00 p.m. at Pasco Memorial Mortuary in Greenfield, officiated by the Pastor Bill Smith. Special Service (Masonic ECT.) Calling will be at Pasco Memorial Mortuary on Sunday May 26, 2002 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. with burial following at Dale Cemetery, in Connersville, IN on May 26, 2002 at 11:00 a.m. Memorial Contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, or the Cumberland Christian Church.
DEATH OF EVA L. (LEAMING) WEBER
Eva L. (Leaming) Weber, 97, as resident of Carrollton, Georgia, died on Monday, May 20, 2002 at Carrollton, Georgia. Ms. Weber was born on April 23, 1905 at Du Roi, Pennsylvania and was the child of the late Marcus Deal Wayman and the late May (Ross) Wayman. She worked for the Indiana State Welfare Department, L.S. Ayres and the Hancock County Schools. In 1968 she co-founded the Hancock County Family Services Unit. She was a member of Kappa Kappa Kappa and a former member of the Presbyterian Church. She was a member of the Christ Fellowship of Carrollton, Georgia at the time of her death and the Daughters of the American Revolution. She graduated form the University of Chicago in 1926. She leaves surviving her sons: Thomas Leaming of Carrollton, Georgia and Hugh Leaming, Jr. of Lafayette, Indiana; daughter-in laws: Olive Leaming of Lafayette, Indiana, sherry Leaming of Carrollton, Georgia and Sylvia Springer of Carrollton, Georgia; six grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her first husband Hugh Leaming in 1943 and her second husband William Raymond Weber in 1981. Services are scheduled for Washington Park East (graveside) on Saturday May 25 at 10:30 a.m. A special Masonic ECT service is also planned. Calling will be at Pasco Memorial Mortuary on Friday, May 24, 2002 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Burial will be at Washington Park East, Indianapolis, IN.
DEATH OF PAUL T. TERRELL
Paul T. Terrell, 84, a resident of Fortville, IN
and formerly of Sullivan IN died at 6:59 Sunday, May 19, 2002 at 2500 West
SR 238, Fortville, IN. Mr. Terrell was the child of the late William D.
Terrell and the late Bessie Taylor and was born on May 13, 1918.
He was married to Judy Gettinger Terrell on August 28, 1948 at Sullivan,
IN. Ms. Terrell survives.
DEATH OF JOSEPH P. ROSEMAN
Joseph P. Roseman, 73, a resident of lake Placid, FL died Wednesday May 15, 2002 at Lake Placid, FL. Mr. Roseman was born August 22, 1928 at Indianapolis, IN and was the child of the late Joseph L. Roseman and the late Lorene (Cart) Roseman. Mr. Roseman was a resident of New Palestine and had been wintering in Lake Placid since 1985 before permanently residing there in 1994. He had worked as an insulator for Performance Contracting of Indianapolis retiring in 1990. He was a member of Lake Placid Elks 2661 and volunteered at Florida Hospital of Lake Placed for several years. He is survived by his wife Martha Ann (Lowe) Roseman of Lake Placid, FL and also by son Thomas Roseman of West Newton, IN and daughters: Marcia Milner of Columbia, MO and Elyse Rumely of New Palestine, IN; brothers Thomas Roseman of Camby, IN; Richard Roseman of Brownsburg, IN, John Roseman of Indianapolis, IN, William Roseman of New Palestine, IN and Stephen Roseman of Indianapolis, IN; and four grandchildren. He was preceded in death by Carolyn Woodruff, sister; and James and Michael Roseman, brothers. Services for Mr. Roseman will be Wednesday, May 22, 2002 at 10:00 p.m. at the St. Michael's Catholic Church, Greenfield officiated by Rev. Joseph Riedman. Calling will be at the Pasco Memorial Mortuary on Tuesday, May 21, 2002 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. with burial at the Calvary Catholic Cemetery, Indianapolis, IN. Memorial contributions may be made to the Good Shepherd Hospice of Mid Florida, P.O. Box 1884, Sebring, FL 33871.
DEATH OF CAROLYN JUNE (RONEY) ROSENBROCK
Carolyn June (Roney) Rosenbrock, 81, passed
on May 14, 2002. Born on April 1, 1921 in Hancock County, she lived
her life as a farm wife and businesswoman in both Marion and Hancock Counties.
She was her class Salutatorian and a graduate of Mt. Comfort High School.
She graduated from the Indiana Business School in Indianapolis.
DEATH OF PEARL M. SHAW
Pearl M. Shaw, 90, a resident of Greenfield, Indiana died at Regency Place of Greenfield, IN on Tuesday, May 14, 2002. Ms. Shaw was born on August 24, 1911 at Terry, West Virginia and was a child of the late Richard Wright and the late Ella (Kincaid) Wright. She worked as a machine operator for Western Electric from 1950 retiring in 1974. She was a member of the Telephone Pioneers of America and the Greenfield Church of God. She leaves surviving a son Larry D. Cole of Greenfield and a daughter Janice I. Stanley of Greenfield, several grandchildren and great grandchildren and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by son Hubert E. Cole, brother Ray Wright and Roy Wright and grandson Jeffery Stanley. Services for Ms. Shaw will be on Friday, May 17, 2002 at 11 a.m. at the Pasco Memorial Mortuary, Greenfield. Calling will be at the Pasco Memorial Mortuary on Thursday, May 16, 2002 fro, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. with burial in Park Cemetery, Greenfield, IN. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association at 9135 North Meridian Street, Suite B-4, Indianapolis, IN 46209.
DEATH OF MARGARET E. ROBERTS
Margaret E. Roberts, 49, a resident of New Palestine, IN died Monday May 13 at Indianapolis Community Hospital East. She was born February 8, 1955 at Indianapolis, IN and had worked for Kroger Company of Indianapolis as a Front End Supervisor for 28 years retiring in 2002. Ms. Roberts was a member of the St. Michael's Catholic Church of Greenfield, IN. She is survived by her husband Donald J. Roberts of New Palestine who she married November 6, 1976. Ms. Roberts is survived by daughters Melissa Roberts of Indianapolis, IN and Kristin Roberts of New Palestine, IN; brother Herlen Lowe, Jr. of Greenfield; and sister Mary Ellen Brown of Laredo, TX. Services for Ms. Roberts will be Friday, May 17, 2002 at 10:00 a.m. at the Pasco Memorial Mortuary officiated by Father Severin Messick C.S.B. Calling will be at the Pasco Memorial Mortuary on Thursday, May 16, 2002 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. with burial at Washington Park East, Indianapolis, IN.
DEATH OF JIMMY W. RUCKER
Jimmy W. Rucker, 60, of Greenfield, IN died on Saturday, May 11, 2002 at Hancock Memorial Hospital, Greenfield, IN. Mr. Rucker was born July 20, 1941 in Carthage, IN and was the child of the late John Rucker and the late Vera (Bolton) Rucker. Mr. Rucker was retired from 1936 from Roll Coater, Greenfield following 27 years employment. He was a member of the Greenfield Moose Lodge (20 year member), and served in the U.S. Army in Vietnam (1961-66). His wife Brenda (Willey) Rucker who he married July 14, 1980 survives. He is survived by sons: Tim Rucker of Greenfield and Jimmy E. Rucker, Jr., of Fairland; daughters: Danyelle Moore of Morristown, IN, Melissa Wilson of Illinois and Richelle Strahl of Greenfield; brothers: John Rucker of Fortville, Mike Rucker of Florida, and Edward Neil Rucker of Greenfield; sister: Chris Rucker of Florida; and 15 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by sister Linda Spence. There will be no services and there will be a private family burial following cremation.
BETH Y. HARMON
Beth Y. Harmon, 49, a resident of Greenfield, IN died on Saturday, May 4, 2002 at Greenfield, IN. Ms. Harmon was born at Greenfield, IN on March 11, 1953 and was the child of Home Jessie and Christine (Bishop) Jessie, both of Greenfield, who survive. She was a bank teller at Union Savings and loan of Greenfield and also was the owner of Aerobics Unlimited where she taught exercise classes. She previously taught line dancing and was a 1971 graduate of Greenfield Central High School She is served by son Keith Harmon of Greenfield, IN and daughter Stacy Harmon of Greenfield, IN. A brother, Jeff Jessie, of Greenfield, IN also survives. Services for Ms. Harmon will be Wednesday, May 8 at 1 p.m. at the Pasco Memorial Mortuary, Greenfield. Calling will be at the Pasco Memorial Mortuary Tuesday, May 7, 2002 from 4 to 9 p.m. with burial at Park Cemetery.
DEATH OF LAURA J DEVOY (SNOW)
Laura J. Devoy (Snow), 42, a resident of Greenfield,
IN died on May 2, 2002 at her home. Ms. Devoy was born December 3,
1959 in Pensacola, FL and was the child of the late Armond D. Snow
and the late Margaret E. (Owens) Snow. She was a homemaker. Ms. Devoy was
a member of the Brookville Road Community Church, New Palestine.
She graduated in 1978 from Madison High School in San Diego, CA and was
a 1980 graduate of Clair Junior College with a degree in Business
Management, Travel and Tourism. Services will be private conducted
by Pastor Hubert Nolen. Calling will be from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, May
7th, at the Erlewein Mortuary. Burial will be by cremation.
Her husband Daniel E. Devoy who she married on October 11, 1985 survives
as do brother Tony Snow and several other brothers and sisters. There
are no children.
DEATH OF WILLIAM F. BENNETT
William F. Bennett, 57, a resident of Oaklandon, IN and former resident of Anderson and Fortville died on Monday, April 29, 2002 at community Hospital North, Indianapolis, IN. Mr. Bennett was the child of the late George Bennett and the late Genevieve Bond and was born on August 13, 1944 in Anderson, IN. He was married to Mary Kay Kelly Bennett on June 27, 1969. He is survived by his wife of over 32 years Mary Kay (Kelly) Bennett and son John Michael Bennett both of Oaklandon; mother: Genevieve Bennett and sister: Patricia (husband Bill) Bratlingter both of Anderson; several nieces and nephews. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Mr. Bennett was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 266, Anderson, IN and had worked at the former Brookside Corporation Plant in McCordsville for 25 years. Following that he worked as a maintenance worker at Maplewood community Mobile Home Park for the past 5 years. The funeral for Mr. Bennett will be at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, May 6, 2002 at the Anderson Memorial Park Cemetery, Anderson, IN with burial to follow in that cemetery. Visiting will be Thursday, May 2, 2002 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Ronald L. Seals Funeral Home, Fortville.
DEATH OF BILLY R. WYATT
Billy R. Wyatt age 67 years, a resident of
Knightstown, passed away at his residence Sunday, April 28, 2002 following
an extended illness. He was born August 1, 1934 in Knightstown, Indiana
the son of the late Lilburn and Della (Reed) Wyatt. He was a US Marine
and Veteran of the Korean War. Bill worked at Rice Ford Sales in
Knightstown for 42 years and retired from Tom True Auto in 2001.
He was an active member of the Knightstown American Legion post #152 where
he previously served as Post Commander and on the Board of Trustees and
member of the Knightstown Home Committee. He was a member and Past Master
of Golden Rule Lodge #16 F&AM and a past member of the Board of Trustees
for Glen Cove Cemetery.
DEATH OF ROBERT J. SETTLE
Robert J. Settle, 67. a resident of Noblesville, In and formerly of Fortville, died at 4:44 p.m. on Sunday, April 28, 2002 at Riverview Hospital Noblesville, IN. Mr. Settles was the child of the late John A. Settle and the late Sophia Wyant and was born in Corydon, Indiana on August 7, 1934. He is survived by sons: Robert J. Settle II serving in the Untied States Air Force in Altus, OK; Gregory J. Settle of Greenwood; 5 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; brother: John W. Settle of Fortville; and sister: Clara Gene Thomson of Ft. Myers, FL. He was a member of Bethlehem United Methodist Church and served in the Air national Guard for 8 years. He retired from Plumbers and Pipefitters Local #440 in 1996 after 24 years service. The funeral for Mr. Settle will be at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 1, 2002 at the Ronald L. Seals Funeral Home, Fort5ville, IN officiated by Rev. Charles Voight of the Bethlehem United Methodist Church with burial at Gravel Lawn Cemetery, Fortville, IN. Visiting will be Tuesday, April 30, 2002 from 5 - 7 p.m. at the Ronald L. Seals Funeral Home, Fortville.
DEATH OF DAVID L. HENNIS JR.
David L. Hennis, Jr., 33, a resident of Lapel, IN died at 5:15 a.m. Saturday, April 27, 2002 at Community Hospital of Anderson, Anderson, IN. Mr. Hennis was the child of David Lee Hennis, Sr. and Carol F. Shephard and was born in Greenfield, IN on June 22, 1968. He was married on December 30, 1999 to JoLinda F. Spaur Hennis, Jr., who survives. Mr. Hennis is also survived by a son: Tyler True of Noblesville; daughters: Haley L. Williams of Lapel and Chelsea R. Hennis of Lapel; parents: David Lee and Carol (Shephard) Hennis, Sr., of Ingalls; sister and brother-in-law: Sherry and Sam Allgood of Fortville; mother-in-law: Judy (Burton) Spauer of Mt. Comfort; father-in-law: Joe A. Spaur of Alexandria: sister-in-law: Jacque (husband Mike) Sheable of Noblesville; a niece and a nephew. Mr. Hennis was a union laborer for Local No. 1112 of Muncie. The funeral for Mr. Hennis will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 30, 2002 at the Ronald L. Seals Funeral Home, Fortville, IN officiated by Rev. Richard Cole Daybreak of the Community Church in Lapel. Burial will follow at Gravel lawn Cemetery, Fortville, IN. Visiting will be Monday, April 29, 2002 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Ronald L. Seals Funeral Home, Fortville, IN.
DEATH OF ESTELLE A. CAIRNS (HURLEY)
Estelle A. Cairns (Hurley) 82, Fortville, died at 1:45 p.m. Wednesday, April 24, 2002 at her home in Fortville, Indiana. Ms. Cairns was the child of the late John J. Hurley and the late Elizabeth Cullen. She was born in Summit, South Dakota on November 9, 1919 and was married to the late Harry W. Cairns who passed away in 2000. Ms. Cairns is survived by her sons: Patrick J. (wife Kathy) Cairns of Fishers, Thomas J. Cairns of Fortville; daughters: Rosemary C. Ritchie of Indianapolis, Kathryn C. Johnson of Fortville; 6 grandchildren; sisters: Josephine Brakel of Irvington, TX and Florence Schmeling of Vancouver, WA. She was preceded in death by a child Michael Cairns in 1967 as well as her husband and several brothers and sisters. Ms. Cairns was a member of the St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church and the St. Ann's Club of that church as well as the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 391 and its Ladies Auxiliary. She retired from RCA Corporation in 1984 after 17 years as a customer service representative. The funeral for Ms. Cairns will be at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 27, 2000 at the St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, Fortville, IN officiated by Fr Albert Ajamie with burial at Gravel Lawn Cemetery, Fortville, IN. Visiting will be Friday, April 26, 2002 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Ronald L. Seals Funeral Home, Fortville, IN. There will be a Rosary Service on April 26 at 7 p.m. led by the St. Thomas Rosary Society. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church.
DEATH OF JACK C. ANDREWS, SR.
Jack C. Andrews, Sr., 86, a resident of Greenfield, IN and former resident of South Bend died on Wednesday, April 24, 2002 at Greenfield. Mr. Andrews was born June 28, 1915 at Gary, Indiana and was the child of the late Fredrick L. Andrews and the late Pearl M (Collum) Andrews. By occupation he was a radio/television engineer for WISH TV, Indianapolis from 1952 until retiring in 1976. He was a ham radio operator for 63 years (Call W9YWE). He had taught Morse code in the Signal Corps and was one of the founds of ARC in Hancock County for which he received the organization's Achievement Award. Mr. Andrews graduated from Knox High School in Knox, IN. He is survived by his wife Evelyn (Perkey) Andrews of Greenfield who he married May 23, 1948; son Jack "Tuggy" Andrews Jr. of Carmel, IN; daughters: Jacqueline S. Bridgewater of Kent, OH and Carol J. Sauter of Greenfield, IN; sisters: Alice Mae Houser of Scottsdale AZ and Bonnie Jean Rowes of Knox, IN; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services for Mr. Andrews will be on Saturday, April 27, 2002 at 10:00 a.m. at the Pasco Memorial Mortuary officiated by Rev. Don Brewer. Calling will be at the Pasco Memorial Mortuary on Friday, April 26, 2002 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. with burial in Park Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the First Church of the Nazarene Building Fund.
DEATH OF VERA S. JACKSON
Vera S. Jackson, 88, a resident of Anderson, IN died Wednesday April 24, 2002 at St. Johns Hospital, Anderson. Ms. Jackson was born on February 2, 1914 at Eaton, OH and had family in the Hancock County area. She was the child of the late Foster Newbern and Mildred M. (Sullivan) Newbern and had been a homemaker. She was a member of the Fall Creek Christian Church. She was married to the late Brehm C. Jackson and is survived by son: Larry G. Miles, Indianapolis; daughter Barbara L. Tipton of Florida; brother James Shaffer of Franklin, OH; 3 grandchildren; and 3 great grandchildren. Services for Ms. Jackson will be on Saturday April 27, 2002 at 1:00 p.m. at the Pasco Memorial Mortuary, Greenfield officiated by Rev. Roy Norville. Calling will be at the Pasco Memorial Mortuary on Friday, April 26, 2002 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. with burial at Asbury Cemetery, Morristown, IN. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.
DEATH OF HELEN WEINANTZ
Helen Weinantz age 76 years a resident of Greenfield, passed away April
15, 2002 in Bradenton, FL. she was born July 23, 1925 in Hancock
County, a daughter of the late Powell and Leone (Bussell) Curtis.
DEATH OF SHAWN E. SAMUEL LECHNER
Shawn E. Samuel Lechner, 28, a resident of Kokomo, IN died Friday, April 19, 2002 at Kokomo, IN. Mr. Lechner was born on February 20, 1974 at Indianapolis, IN. He was the child of Charles Lechner and Patsy (Sturgill) Lechner both living. He worked for Chrysler of Kokomo for 9 years and was the former owner of "Almost Sunshine Tanning" salon of Fishers. Mr. Lechner was an avid hunter and enjoyed skiing and motorcycle riding. He graduated from Scecina High School in 1992. He is also survived by his brothers: Gregg Lechner of Dallas, TX Christopher Lechner of Washington, IN; sisters: Anita Brewer of Greenfield, IN and Candy Knopp of Greenfield, IN; several nieces and nephews, aunts and uncles and grandparents James E. Lechner of Deland, FL and Mary J. Huff of Indianapolis, IN. He was preceded in death by Floyd Sturgill grandfather and Bernadetta Lechner, grandmother. Services will be Tuesday, April 23, 2002 at 10:00 a.m. at the Pasco Memorial Mortuary, Greenfield officiated by Father Severin Messick, O.S.B. Calling will be at the Pasco Memorial Mortuary on Monday, April 22, 2002 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. with burial in Park Cemetery, Greenfield.
ROBERT E. KISSEL
Robert E. Kissel, 78, a resident of New Palestine, IN died on April 19, 2002. Mr. Kissel was the child of John and Hattie Frosch Kissel born on August 29, 1923 at Indianapolis. He was a grain farmer and also a school bus driver for Warren Township School Corp. for 35 years retiring in 1987. He was a member of the South Keystone Church of Christ. Funeral services for Mr. Kissel will be held on Tuesday, April 23, at 2 P.M. at the Shirley Brothers Washington Memorial Chapel with burial in Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be on Monday, April 22, 2002 from 4 P.M. until 8 P.M. at the Shirley Brothers Washington Memorial Chapel. Mr. Kissel is survived by his wife Evelyn L. Butler Kissel; three step-daughters: Sandra F. Craft of New Palestine, Donna D. Wagner and Ginger L. Gilbreath both of Indianapolis and 6 grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to the South Keystone Church of Christ
DEATH OF PAUL R. HELMS
Paul R. Helms, 94, a resident of McCordsville died at 5:20 a.m. Wednesday, April 17, 2002 at Community Hospital East in Indianapolis. Mr. Helms was the child of the late George Helms and the late Dora Kemerly, and was born in Hancock County, Indiana on May 9, 1907. He was married to the late Waivie B. Watkins Helms. Mr. Helms is survived by his son Rex R. (wife: Linda) Helms of Mt. Ulla, NC; daughter: Phyllis (husband Floyd) Watkins of McCordsville; brother: John J. (wife: Jennette) Helms of Riverside, CA; sister: Ruth (husband Thomas) Hilligoss of Riverside, CA; 6 grandchildren: 12 great-grandchildren: and several nieces and nephews. Mr. Helms was preceded in death by his parents, brother Harvey Helms and sister Geneva Printz. He was a member of the denominational Christian Church and retried from Ammerman, Davis and Stout Consulting Engineers of Indianapolis in 1972 after 16 years service. Prior to that he was a farmer in Hancock County. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 20, 2002 at the Ronald L. Seals Funeral Home, Fortville, IN officiated by Jeff Thayer and Ian Simpson with burial at the Mendon Cemetery, Pendleton, IN. Visiting will be Friday, April 19, 2002 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Ronald L. Seals Funeral Home, Fortville. Memorial contributions may be made to the Community VNA Hospice.
DEATH OF DONAVON "DONN" GARDNER
DEATH OF GLEN ROBERT "BOB" OSTERMEYER
DEATH OF WILLIAM W. COFFEY
DEATH OF TED "TUFF" PRYOR
DEATH OF STEVEN R. FRAZIER
DEATH OF CLARENCE JESSE SILVEY
DEATH OF GARY THOMAS RONAN
DEATH OF EUGENE P. LOWDER
DEATH OF CHARLES D. RODGERS
DEATH OF HAZEL MARIE HANKS
DEATH OF HELEN JEAN JAMES (LEONARD)
DEATH OF ALLISON ALLEE BARE
DEATH OF EMMA L. HEINEMAN SIEMANTAL (STROBEL)
DEATH OF EDNA P. VAIL (BERGNER)
DEATH OF MARTHENA D. (SIDERS) LINDSAY NICHOLSON
DEATH OF HAROLD ("PORK CHOP") L. O'NEAL
DEATH OF ROBERT "BOB" E. SHAW
Robert "Bob" E. Shaw, 56, a resident of New Palestine died March 30, 2002, at his residence. Mr. Shaw was born on October 28, 1945 at Simsbury, Connecticut and was the child of the late Guy E. Shaw and Olga Hansen. He was a member of the Cary First United Methodist Church in Cary, North Carolina and worked currently for Computer Task Group. He was a member of the Cary Central Rotary International (eleven years with perfect attendance) and served in the U.S. Army Reserves. He was also a member of the Capital City J.C.'s. He is survived by his wife Mary Jo (Hawk) Shaw; a son Thomas Robert Shaw of Cary, N.C.; daughter Amanda Leigh Shaw of New Palestine, IN; sister Joyce Snyder of Clinton, Connecticut and Cynthia Brock of Salisbury, North Carolina; and a grandchild Hunter Thomas Holcombe. He was preceded in death by in-laws Tom and Martha Hawk. Calling will be April 6, 2002 from 11a.m.-2 p.m. at the New Palestine United Methodist Church. The funeral service will be April 6, 2002 at 2 p.m. at the church with burial in the New Palestine Cemetery. Memorial contributions my be made to the Rotary International, the New Palestine United Methodist Church or the Hancock Memorial Hospice. Hendryx Mortuary, New Palestine Chapel is handling arrangements.
DEATH OF LEAH J. WICKER
Leah J. Wicker, 80, died Monday, April 1, 2002 at Greenfield, Indiana. She was born on June 21, 1921 to Everett H. Kyser, Jr. and Mary V. (Bash) Kyer in Greenfield, Indiana. She married William T. Wicker on April 16, 1942. She was a housewife. She was a member of Charlottesville Friends Church and a Junior Sunday School teacher for over 50 years. She graduated from Westland High School in 1939. Survivors are: husband: William T. Wicker of Greenfield; son: Alan L. Wicker of Greenfield; daughter: Pamela S. Austin of Greenfield; brother: Everett Kyser,Jr. of Greenfield; sisters: Verah Glisson of Shirley, Mary C. Galliher of Anderson; 4 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren. Calling will be held at Pasco Memorial Mortuary on Wednesday, April 3, 2002 from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. The funeral will be on Thursday, April 4, 2002 at 10:00 A.M. with Rev. Pastor Fred Powers officiating at Pasco Memorial Mortuary in Greenfield, Indiana. The burial will be at Asbury Cemetery, in Morristown, Indiana. Memorial Contributions can be made to Charlottesville Friends Church.
DEATH OF LINDA K. JOHNSON
DEATH OF LEONA LEXI (DUNAGAN) McKENZIE
DEATH OF ERIC L. MYERS
DEATH OF FLORENCE AUDREY BEADLE (PATTERSON)
DEATH OF INA M. RHOADS (SIMPSON)