• Brazil

    Ruth Cagle

    Ruth Cagle Terre Haute    Ruth M. Cagle (Myers), 102,  passed away September 1, 2018 in Terre Haute.  She was born October 11, 1915 in Clinton, Indiana.  She was the eldest daughter of Mur and Pauline (Cratty) Myers.  She was a graduate of Brazil High School with the class of “33”.  On September 22, 1940 she married Herschel V. Cagle, who was an employee of the Penn. Railroad.  She retired from the Vigo County School Food Services after 10 years of… T…

  • Delphi

    ROSALYN M. SCOTT

    ROSALYN “ROSE” SCOTT Rosalyn M. “Rose” Scott, 82, of Delphi, passed away at her home on Sept. 2, 2018. Rosalyn was born on Feb. 8, 1936 in Radnor, IN to the late Truman I. and Evelyn (Horner) Zook. She was a 1954 graduated of Delphi High School. She married Richard L. Scott on July 1, 1967 at the Delphi United Methodist Church and he survives. Mrs. Scott provided childcare for many children over the years and was known to many as the “sturdy babysitter.” She was a retired homemaker. She was a member of the Radnor United Methodist Church, former 4-H Leader, Cub Scout Leader and former member of the…

  • Hendricks County

    MUSTON SR., Charles Sep 27, 1936 – Sep 1, 2018

    Plainfield, IN- Charles (Charlie) H. Muston, Sr., 81, of Plainfield, Indiana passed away on September 1, 2018. Charlie was born September 27, 1936 in Avon, Indiana to Irvin Sr. and Beula (Barker) Muston. He was a graduate of Avon High School and Indiana State University where he was an outstanding tennis player. While in high school, Charlie, along with his doubles partner won the 1953 Indiana Open Junior Doubles Title. While in college, he earned an annual scholarship and was awarded an athletic letter each year for playing tennis. Prior to entering college, Charlie married his high school sweetheart, Harriett Kepner, on May 20, 1956. After receiving a Bachelors of…

  • Batesville

    SPURLOCK, Velma Nov 5, 1948 – Sep 2, 2018

    Velma Spurlock, of Batesville, was born on November 5, 1948, in Union, Kentucky, a daughter to Estill and Helen Caudell Davidson. After graduating high school she pursued a nursing degree. Velma worked as a nurse for over 38 years with Decatur County Hospital in Greensburg. On November 11, 1972, she married Estill Spurlock at Negengard Corner Freewill Baptist Church, and he preceded her in death on December 18, 2015. In her spare time Velma enjoyed reading, cross-stich and puzzles. On Sunday, September 2, 2018, at the age of 69, she passed away at Decatur County Hospital. Those surviving who will cherish Velma's memory include her children: Aaron (Shannon) Spurlock, Angie…

  • Greensburg

    KINKER, Omer F. Nov 25, 1927 – Sep 1, 2018

    Omer F. “Pee Wee” Kinker, age 90 of Greensburg, died Saturday, September 1, 2018 at Aspen Place in Greensburg. Born November 25, 1927 in Decatur County Indiana, he is the son of Anna (Nee: Duvelius) and Harry Kinker. He married Rita Niese January 19, 1957 at St. Louis Church in Batesville and she preceded him in death April 7, 2002 after 45 years of marriage. Pee Wee was a farmer as well as a truck driver for the Hill-Rom Company 36 years. He served in the army during the Korean War, driving supply trucks to the front line under the cover of darkness. When asked about his hobbies, his family…

  • Greensburg

    HITCHCOCK, Lois Jan 31, 1936 – Aug 31, 2018

    Lois L. Hitchcock, age 82, of Greensburg, Indiana passed away on Friday August 31, 2018. Lois was born January 31, 1936 in Greensburg, Indiana to Dorothy Hitchcock and Phillip Hitchcock. She was a 1957 graduate of Greensburg Community High School. Lois worked for Randall Textron for 25 years before she retired. She was a member of the First Church of Christ and also attended Union Baptist Church. She loved to spend time doing word searches, needlepoint, watching hummingbirds at her feeders, and spending time babysitting her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She made the best rice krispie treats, peanut butter pie, and fudge. Lois is survived by; sons, Bill Hitchcock and…

  • Vincennes

    Beverly Joyce Carrie Preusz

    Beverly Joyce Carrie Preusz, of Bridgeport, IL, passed away on Sunday, September 2, 2018, at Regional Hospital in Terre Haute, IN. Bev was born in Vincennes, IN, August 5, 1948, to James Edward Carrie and Jewell Elizabeth Tewalt Carrie. Bev spent many years as a CNA at Good Samaritan Hospital, and several more managing local bars/eateries in the Iliana area – The Railroad Inn in Vincennes, where she was famous for her tacos, and most recently in Russellville, IL, where she continued the taco tradition as well as fish dinners that brought in large crowds. She was known for her “tell it like is” personality and her unmatched work ethic.…

  • Lafayette

    Arthur Anthony Ortega, Sr.

    Lifelong Lafayette, Colorado resident Arthur Ortega Sr., died Saturday, September 1, 2018 at his home with his family at his side. He was 83 years old. He was born Arthur Anthony Ortega on March 5, 1935 in Lafayette, the son of John and Mary (Gallegos) Ortega.  Growing up in Lafayette, he graduated from Lafayette High School in the class of 1954. Arthur was inducted into the United States Army in July 1954. He was honorably discharged in June 1956. He was a proud member of the 82nd Airborne Division, and  a champion boxer in the Third Army. He was a union carpenter his whole career and helped build most of…

  • Knightstown,  New Castle

    Richard L. Ware

    Richard L. Ware, of Greenfield (formerly of Shirley, IN) age 87, passed away peacefully after midnight on Sunday September 2, 2018. Born in Shirley, Indiana on November 3, 1930, he graduated from Wilkinson High School in 1950 and proudly served in the US Army during the Korean Conflict. On December 31, 1954, he married Virginia Lee Collins of New Castle. They were married for 54 years before her passing in 2008. He was raised by his mother’s parents and his loving aunts and uncles. He was so lucky to have so many family members to raise an outstanding man. He loved his home town of Shirley, his country and anyone…

  • Columbus

    Mrs. Connie L. Hobbs

    Connie L. Hobbs, 68, of Columbus, passed from this life at 9:23 a.m. Monday, September 3, 2018 at her home. Connie was born June 24, 1950, in Columbus, the loving daughter of Ralph H. and Beulah M. Chitwood Durnal. She married Mike Hobbs October 22, 1971; he survives. Connie was a 1968 graduate of Columbus High School. Connie had many job opportunities in her life, some of them include, bus driver for Headstart, assistant manager at Joann Fabrics and client service worker at Developmental Services, Inc. Connie was a faithful member of the 25th Street Church of Christ. Being someone who was always willing to help, Connie volunteered as a…

  • New Haven

    Patricia (Couturey) Ehle

    Patricia J. (Couture) Ehle, 89, passed away on Sunday, September 2, 2018 at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne. Born in Laotto, she was the daughter of the late Eugene and Hilda (Fischer) Couture. Patricia was a culinary arts instructor, demonstrator and was a cake decorator for 50 years. She was a home caregiver, working for Visiting Nurse and Hospice for five years, and as an independent caregiver for 15 years. She was a member of the Harlan Lions Club and the International Lions Adult exchange program. She was “Mom” to 150 international exchange students for more than 30 years and also hosted many adult Lions from throughout the world.…

  • Orleans

    Sarah E. "Betty" Lindley

    Sarah E. “Betty” Lindley, 92, of Orleans, passed away at 6:23 PM on August 31, 2018 at Stonebridge Health Campus in Bedford. She was born July 5, 1926 in Mitchell, IN, the daughter of Howard and Jane (Gilliatt) Tegarden. She married John W. Lindley on November 2, 1947 and he preceded her in death in 1997. Alongside John, she owned and operated Quality Market, Lindley’s IGA before retirement. She was a homemaker and also manager of the Orange County License Branch for over 20 years. She was a member of the Orleans Christian Church and Orleans Phi Beta Psi. In her younger years she was an avid bridge player and…

  • Cannelton,  Tell City

    William “Joe” Minto

    William “Joe” Minto Tell City, Indiana William J. “Joe” Minto, 88, passed away September 1, 2018 at his home. He was born in Cannelton, Indiana on January 30, 1930 son of the late William J. and Mabel (Rausch) Minto.  Also preceding him in death was his sister, June Retter. Joe was a 1948 graduate of Cannelton High School and had attended Lockyear Business College.  He was married on November 22, 1951 to Martha Poehlein at the Tell City Evangelical and Reformed Church. He served his…