• Amboy,  Peru

    Janet Dixon

    View Janet Dixon Janet K. Dixon, 75, of Kokomo, IN passed away at 6:25 AM, Friday, September 21, 2018 at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Kokomo. She was born in Peru, on September 1, 1943, the daughter of Leonard and Mae Belle Nelson Venice. Janet married Harry Dixon at the St. Charles Catholic Church on December 19, 1964 and he survives. Janet was the Financial Controller for Mier Products in Kokomo In. for 27 years. She loved her job, and time with everyone within the company. Her creative abilit…

  • Logansport

    SARBER, Larry Nov 18, 1940 – Aug 14, 2018

    Larry Lee Sarber, 77, of Walton, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in Haines City, FL. Larry was the son of Wesley and Beth (Coyle) Sarber of Milledgeville, IL. Larry is survived by his children, John (Sarah) Sarber of Kokomo, Jason (Kelly) Sarber of East Bridgewater, MA, Justin (Heather) Sarber of Carmel; and his sisters, Linda Richards and Crystal Collins; Step-sons Brian (Debbie) Cripe, Brent Cripe, and Ben Cripe; and several grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Fondalee; and a brother, Kermit Sarber. Larry was a proud Art teacher and Football and Golf coach at Lewis Cass Jr/Sr High School for over 35 years. He was…

  • Osgood

    Norma McConnell

    View Norma McConnell Norma Jean (Nowlin) McConnell, age 80, of Osgood passed away September 20, 2018 surrounded by her family.  She was born on July 8, 1938 in Hamilton, Ohio.  Her childhood years were spent in Ohio and she would graduate high school there. She met Lester McConnell and the two of them moved in the early 70’s to what would become their homeplace outside of Osgood.  Raising her family would become the absolute center of her life.  She instilled in all her ch…

  • Cannelton,  Tell City

    Debbie Poehlein

    Debbie Poehlein Tell City, Indiana Debbie Poehlein, 63, passed away September 16, 2018 at St. Vincent Hospital in Evansville. She was born in Evansville  April 30, 1955 to the late Earl and Betty (Redd) Phelps.  She was also preceded in death by her son, Jessie Graham. Debbie was a graduate of Central High School.  She was united in marriage on April 5, 1999 to Mark Poehlein who survives.  Debbie enjoyed fishing, going to French Lick and relaxing in her hot tub.  She …

  • Crown Point,  Hobart

    Maxine "Wawa" H. Kviklis

    Maxine H. “Wawa” Kviklis (nee Perzo), age 88 of Hebron, passed away September 21, 2018. She graduated from Tolleston High School and worked as a clerk at Stardust Bowling Alley for 38 years. Maxine was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She will be greatly missed. She was preceded in death by her husband- Anthony. Maxine is survived by her daughter- Pam (Rick) Harbit; grandchildren- Rick (Brittany) Harbit and Brittney (Steve) Otten; great-granddaughter- Savannah Harbit; many nieces, nephews, and cousins, including special niece- Luan Brown. A time of sharing will be held from 3-7 p.m. on Monday, September 24, 2018, at Burns Funeral Home, 10101 Broadway, Crown Point, IN.…

  • Elkhart

    Ronald F. Smith

    Ronald F. Smith, 82, passed away September 21, 2018 at the Elkhart Hospice House. He was born July 24, 1936 in Flat River, Missouri to Arthur & Verla “Irene” (Douglas) Smith. On April 11, 1959 in Newberry, MI he married Suzanne Fretz; she survives along with a son, Jeffrey (Kristen) Smith, 2 grandchildren, Jeremy (Kristin) Smith, Paige Smith and 7 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, a great-granddaughter and 2 siblings. Ronald served in the U.S. Air Force. He was also cabinet maker and worked at Yellowstone for over 25 years. He played basketball in high school but more recently he enjoyed woodworking, gardening, puzzles, and playing…

  • Terre Haute

    WOOLLEY SR., Robert Nov 24, 1930 – Sep 21, 2018

    Robert L. “Bob” Woolley Sr., 87, of West Terre Haute, passed away at 12:53 a.m. Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, at Greenwood Healthcare Center in Greenwood. Bob was employed with Wabash Products in Terre Haute for many years. He was born Nov. 24, 1930, in West Terre Haute, to Garnett Woolley and Myrtle Drake Woolley. His wife, Wilma Jo Woolley, preceded him in death on Dec. 30, 1999. Survivors include three daughters and sons-in-law, JoAnn Switzer and her husband Gary, Mary “Maggie” Braden and her husband John, and Debbie Williams and her husband Joe, all of West Terre Haute; four sons and daughters-in-law, James Simpson and his wife Angela of Ringo,…

  • Terre Haute

    CARITHERS, Wilma Nov 8, 1932 – Sep 20, 2018

    Wilma Rose Deckard Carithers, 85, passed away Sept. 20, 2018, in the Exceptional Living Center of Brazil. She was born Nov. 8, 1932, in Terre Haute, to Virgil Deckard and Hattie Naomi [Meakin] Deckard. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of over 28 years, Robert Dale Carithers; son, Michael Joseph Carithers; great-granddaughter, Phoebe Marie Ausman; and sister, Alma Campbell. Wilma is survived by her son, Robert Carithers and his wife Julie of Terre Haute; her daughter, Leslie Carithers Van Horn and her husband Shawn of Jasonville; five granddaughters, Jennifer and Mallory Carithers, Jessica and Ashley Stevenson and Larissa Van Horn; seven great-grandsons, C.J. and Cayden Carney,…

  • Terre Haute

    STRAIN, James Jan 29, 1936 – Sep 18, 2018

    James Eric Strain, 82, passed away Sept. 18, 2018, at the Gibson Family Center for Hospice. He was born Jan. 29, 1936, in Greenup, Ill., to Leo “Shorty” Strain and Florence Bishop Strain. He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Tracy Brinkmoeller; and half sister, Dorothy McDonald. James is survived by his wife of 44 years, Donna [Paine] Strain; daughter, Sandra Wood and her husband Bill; sons, Greg Fisher and his wife Kit and Brad Strain and his wife Melanie; brother, Terry Strain and his wife Mary Lou; 10 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Jim was an electrical maintenance supervisor at Hercules/AET for 27 years.…

  • Ellettsville,  Gosport

    Betty Stocker

    Betty Stocker Betty Stocker, 90, of Ellettsville passed away on Friday, September 7, 2018 at Autumn Hills Health Care Center in Bloomington. Born in Clear Fork, Ohio on August 1, 1928, she was one of eight children of the Reverend Clark E. Spaulding and Mary Helen (Pratt) Spaulding.  Betty met her husband Joe Stocker at church and they married in 1948.  Betty was a homemaker caring for her husband and children until she began working at Perfect Circle in Tipton, Indiana.  …

  • Terre Haute

    HOLMES, Gary Jul 15, 1950 – Sep 20, 2018

    Gary Wayne Holmes, 68, of West Terre Haute, passed away Sept. 20, 2018, in Union Hospital. He was born July 15, 1950, in Terre Haute, to Fredrick Holmes and Helen Dubois Holmes. Gary attended Sandison Elementary School, Woodrow Wilson Junior High and graduated from Gerstmeyer High School in 1968. He served in the United States Air Force. He loved the fall season of the year and was an avid fan of Indiana University Basketball and the Green Bay Packers. He was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his brother, Michael Holmes and his wife Sharon of Terre Haute; a sister, Mary Ann Boyer of West Terre…

  • Terre Haute

    VICKERS, Linda Apr 29, 1939 – Aug 9, 2018

    Linda Kathryn Vickers passed away Aug. 9, 2018, at the Gibson Family Hospice Center at Union Hospital in Terre Haute, after a long illness. Born April 29, 1939, at Union Hospital in Terre Haute, she was the daughter of Ewing Allen Brinton and Mae Kathryn Sutton Brinton. Linda graduated from Indiana State Teachers College. She married Merle Stewart Vickers on Aug. 24, 1963, in Riley. She was a retired educator having worked 35 years for the Vigo County School System and Indiana State University. She was co-owner of Bohannon's South Fine Foods and Catering for many years. Linda was a member of Chi Omega Fraternity and numerous other philanthropic organizations.…

  • Terre Haute

    WEST SR., William May 12, 1929 – Sep 22, 2018

    William E. West Sr., who was born May 13, 1929, to Hubert and Addie May West, passed Sept. 22, 2018. He was preceded in death by his wife of 68 years, Waneta. He served in the United States Navy. William was self-employed and operated and owned West Auto Body and Frame Shop at 1032 8th Ave., from the late '50s until 1977. He also owned and operated West Communications, a commercial radio service, from 1980 until 2000. He also was a contract instructor for Ivy Tech, instructing a vocational class at the United States Penitentiary during the 1980s. William was an avid amateur radio operator from 1969 until his death,…