• Linton,  Spencer,  Worthington

    “Shorty” Roger Gerard

    View “Shorty” Roger Gerard Spencer “Shorty” Roger D. Gerard, age 63, of Spencer, passed away peacefully at 5:15 AM on Tuesday, September 18, 2018, at IU Health & Hospice House in Bloomington. He was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on November 8, 1954, the son of Morris Gerard and Beverly Diane (Sherfield) Tucker. Shorty was head custodian of Spencer Elementary School.  He was a hard worker and enjoyed helping others.  He loved fishing and canoeing on the river, and spending time w…

  • New Albany

    Joseph Thomas, Sr.

    View Joseph Thomas, Sr. Joseph Lyle Thomas, Sr., 89, of Floyds Knobs, Indiana went to meet his Savior on Saturday at Green Valley Care Center. He was a native of Rineyville, Kentucky. Lyle was an insurance manager and salesman for National Life, American General and Jefferson Pilot for 38 years. He was also a member of St. Mary Navilleton Catholic Church and lifelong advocate for the unborn. Lyle had a passion for rabbit hunting, fishing and charity work. He volunteered for St. Mary’s New Alb…

  • Amboy,  Peru

    Martin Daly

    View Martin Daly A man who was dearly loved, honored and respected. A blessing to all that knew him. What a beautiful soul the heavens will be receiving.   Martin G. Daly, 74, of Peru, passed away at 2:08 AM, Sunday, September 2, 2018 at his residence. Martin was born in Warsaw, Indiana on July 19, 1944 the son of Martin Edwin and Geraldine Collins Daly. Martin married Carolyn Miller on January 4, 1986 at St. Charles Catholic Church, and she survives. Martin graduated from Peru High Scho…

  • Crown Point,  Merrillville,  Michigan City

    Ferkull, Dolores

    Ferkull, Dolores February 26, 1931 – September 19, 2018 Dolores T. Ferkull (née Abraham), age 87, of Crown Point, IN passed away on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at Franciscan St. Anthony Health. Dolores is survived by her 4 children:…

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Otis Cress

    Otis Cress Otis Lee Walker Cress, age 70, of Frankton, passed away on Thursday, August 30, 2018 at Eskenazi Hospital in Indianapolis   He was born in Pennington Gap, VA on January 24, 1948, to the parents of Walker and Reva (Rowland) Cress.   He was a 1965 graduate of Alexandria High School.  After high school Otis served our Country in the United States Army.   He then received his masters degree from Anderson University.   On February 26, 19…

  • Gary,  Hobart,  Merrillville

    Francisco Chavez

    Francisco “Yeyo” Chavez, age 69, of Portage, IN, passed away on Monday, September 17, 2018. He is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Sylvia M. Chavez (Martinez); children: Francisco (Monica) Chavez and Marisa (Javier Casillas) Chavez; grandchildren: Gesenia, Vivian, Christian, Matthew and Genessa Chavez and Laila and Maia Casillas; siblings: Jorge (Renate) Chavez, Ricardo (Teresa) Chavez, Maria (Atanacio) Mota, Mary (Reginaldo) Estrada, Norma (Jose) Cortez, Lorenzo Chavez and Efran (Veronica) Chavez. Francisco is also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends. Frank was a loving husband, father, grandfather, uncle, brother and friend. He came from a family of entrepreneurs and assisted in the family auto business…

  • Franklin,  Trafalgar,  Whiteland

    Anna Young

    Anna Young Anna M. Young, 91, of Nineveh, passed away Saturday, September 15, 2018. She was born to Sol and Lilly Mae Anderson on May 18, 1927 in Caneyville, Kentucky. Anna loved to hand sew. She hand sewed many blankets and pillow cases. She loved baking pies. Anna enjoyed singing, she played the steel guitar for many years. She loved to spend time gardening in the summer time. Anna loved spending time with her family. Anna is survived by her four children, James Young, Harold Young, Roger (…

  • Hammond

    Robert “Lewis” Aultman

    Robert “Lewis” Aultman   Robert Lewis Aultman “Oochie” Murray KY/ Hammond IN    Robert Lewis Aultman, age 90, of Hammond, passed away after a long illness on Sunday, September 2, 2018 at his son’s home in Murray, KY.  He is survived by two daughters: Barbara (Marlin) Richards, Cindy Blanchette; one son, Mark (Sue) Aultman; thirteen grandchildren: Donna (Sean) Trost, James (Amie Karwatka) Richards, Denise (Chad) Murphy, Theresa (Bob) Courter, Lonnie (Michelle Cubit)… &nbs…

  • Indianapolis

    Florence Miller

    Florence Miller Florence M. Miller, 72, of Indianapolis, passed away on Sunday, September 16, 2018 fighting pancreatic cancer.  She was born on November 16, 1945 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island to the late Samuel A. and Catherine F. (Leddy) Barney.  Florence was born and raised in Rhode Island, remaining a lifelong member of the Rhode Island State Grange.  She attended East Providence High School and in 1966 graduated from the Rhode Island School of Nursing.  That same year she…