• Albion,  Avilla

    Bruce Coplin Jr.

    View Bruce Coplin Jr. Irvin “Bruce” Coplin Jr. age 72 of Avilla, IN died Sunday, September 23, 2018 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Bruce was born September 16, 1946 in Auburn, IN to Irvin Bruce Coplin Sr. and Barbara Joan (Wasson) Coplin. He married Sharon Kay Woodward on April 27, 1968 in Avilla, IN at the Hopewell Presbyterian Church. Bruce was a conductor on the Penn Central, Conrail, and CSX Railroads, retiring in 2006. Bruce was a U.S. Army Veteran, serving as a combat… I…

  • Michigan City

    Kevin Lee Carpenter

    Kevin Lee Carpenter, 57, of East Petersburg, died at UPMC Pinnacle Harrisburg on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. He was born in La Porte, Indiana, to the late Donald and Maxine Cunningham Carpenter. Kevin was the husband of Debra L. Kaufman…

  • Gary,  Hobart,  Merrillville

    Amelia Delturco

    Amelia Maria DelTurco, 86, of Portage Indiana, passed away on Friday September 21, 2018 at Portage Hospital. Amelia was previous co-owner of the Savoy Supper Club in Portage for 35 years along with her brother Guy Manna and her husband Michael DelTurco. She was a member of the Sons of Italy, Dante Aligheiri Lodge #1220. Amelia is survived by her two sons, Al (Julie) DelTurco and Loreto (Debbi) DelTurco all of Portage; four grandchildren; Michael, Brittany, Amy and Christina. Preceded in death by her husband Michael DelTurco. Visitation will take place at St. Francis Xavier Church, 2447 Putnam Street, Lake Station, IN 46405, before mass from 11:30a.m. to 12:00 p.m.…

  • Frankfort

    Harold W. Bowerman

    Harold W. Bowerman, 82, of rural Frankfort, died September 25, 2018 at Wesley Manor.  He was born April 17, 1936 in Camden, Indiana to the late John & Ruby (Gard) Bowerman.  He married Mary Lou Conklin in 1956 and she survives. Harold was a graduate of Frankfort High School. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he served from 1959-1965.  He was an engineer for the Norfolk & Western Railroad for 32 years, retiring on April 18, 2001.  Harold was of the Baptist faith.  In his younger years, he enjoyed drawing; in his retirement, he enjoyed being a model train hobbyist and woodworking.  He loved his grandchildren. The post Harold W.…

  • Columbus

    Mr. Dale Edward King

    Dale Edward King, 73, of Columbus, passed from this life at 9:20 a.m. Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility. Mr. King retired as corporate sales manager from General Electric in 2001 where he had served for 31 years. Dale enjoyed spending time with family especially his children, grandchildren and friends and playing cards. He attended Columbus Free Methodist Church. Memorial contributions may be made to Columbus Free Methodist Church, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or Bartholomew County Human Society. Online condolences and special memories may be shared with the King family and a video tribute may be viewed at barkesweaverglick.com. Dale was born…

  • Munster

    Michael E. Lis

    Michael Lis, age 45, passed away on Sunday, August 5, 2018 in Schererville, IN. He was born March 5, 1973 in Hammond, IN. Michael was a 1991 graduate of Pope John Paul II High School in Slidell, LA, and he worked in sales and property management for over 20 years. His daughters were the pride and joy of his life. Michael was a passionate, caring man that created profound impacts on many lives with his engaging personality. He was an avid open-wheel racing fan, and had an affection for Indianapolis Motor Speedway. He had many interests including aviation, golf, history, and music. Michael is survived by daughters Anna and Katherine;…

  • Albion,  Avilla

    Irvin Coplin Jr.

    View Irvin Coplin Jr. Irvin “Bruce” Coplin Jr. age 72 of Avilla, IN died Sunday, September 23, 2018 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Bruce was born September 16, 1946 in Auburn, IN to Irvin Bruce Coplin Sr. and Barbara Joan (Wasson) Coplin. He married Sharon Kay Woodward on April 27, 1968 in Avilla, IN at the Hopewell Presbyterian Church. Bruce was a conductor on the Penn Central, Conrail, and CSX Railroads, retiring in 2006. Bruce was a U.S. Army Veteran, serving as a combat… I…

  • Vincennes

    Hilda L. Purcell

    Hilda L. Purcell, 87, of Vincennes, IN, passed away September 23, 2018, at Colonial Assisted Living. Hilda was born August 21, 1931, in Knox County, IN, to Clarence and Elenora (Oexmann) Hacker. She was baptized August 29, 1931, at St. Peter Lutheran Church. Hilda was a graduate of Decker High School. She and her husband, Usona, founded and operated Purcell Garden Center. Surviving are her sisters, Julia Agee and her husband, Larry, of Terre Haute, IN, and Faye Hess and her husband, Tom, of Vincennes, IN; her brothers, Delbert Hacker and his wife, Mary, of Vincennes, IN, and Marvin Hacker and his wife, Donna, of Vincennes, IN; and several nieces…

  • Pierceton,  Warsaw

    Robert W. Johnson

    Robert W. Johnson, age 58, of Warsaw, IN passed away at 7:22 PM Monday, September 24, 2018 in Kosciusko Community Hospital. He was born May 11, 1960 in Muncie, IN to William Robert and Carolyn (Burton) Johnson. He was employed by Pizza King, most recently serving as Assistant Manger at several locations, with 30 years of service. Survivors include his mother Carolyn Grow of Warsaw, brothers Terry (companion Sue Simpkins) Johnson of Gas City, IN, Darryn (spouse Tracey) Johnson of Warsaw and sister Lorrie Gerbin of Warsaw. Visitation hours are scheduled Friday, September 28, 2018 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM in McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw. A Memorial Service will…

  • Fairmount,  Marion,  Upland

    James Webb

    View James Webb James E. “Chopper” Webb, 68, died Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at his Fairmount residence. Chopper was born in Wabash, Indiana on June 19, 1949, son of the late Morey Earl and Helen Beatrice (Hanley) Webb.  He graduated from Wabash High School in 1968.  Chopper worked for  Rosie’s Little Italy in Wabash and for Pennington Appliance in Marion from 1979-1985.  He owned the Fairmount Car Wash and began working at Fox TV and Appliance in……

  • Fairmount,  Marion,  Upland

    E. Sellers

    View E. Sellers Eunice Mattie Sellers April 21, 1927 – September 20, 2018 Mattie Sellers, 91, passed away on Thursday, September 20, 2018 at Colonial Oaks Health Care Center in Marion. Mattie was born in Pollock South Dakota, the youngest of 3 daughters, on April 21, 1927 to the late John Frederick and Annie Marie Solomonson. Mattie graduated from West Liberty (Ohio) High School in 1945 and from Asbury College (KY) in 1949. Mattie was a resident of Fairmount from 1965 until she moved to …

  • Warsaw

    Robert “Bob” Bezenah

    View Robert “Bob” Bezenah Robert “Bob” Bezenah of Warsaw, Indiana passed away at 3:35 p.m. on Friday, September 21, 2018 at Miller’s Merry Manor of Warsaw at the age of 90. He was a resident of Kosciusko County, Indiana for the past 10 years.  Bob was a 1946 graduate of Beecher High School in Flint, Michigan and a past member of Trinity Episcopal Church in Flushing, Michigan.  He worked for Ennis Manufacturing in Clio, Michigan and ReMan in Detroit…both companies rebuilt automotive….

  • Warsaw

    William “Bill” Priser

    View William “Bill” Priser William “Bill” Anthony Priser of Warsaw, Indiana passed away at 2:42 p.m. on Friday, September 21, 2018 at Kosciusko Community Hospital of Warsaw at the age of 73. He was born on March 23, 1945 in Warsaw, Indiana to Ralph G. Priser and Mary Margaret (Fairbanks) Priser. He was a 1963 graduate of Claypool High School, in Claypool, Indiana.  Bill was inducted into the U.S. Army on November 8, 1967 and served in Vietnam until his honorable discharge on November 7,….

  • Crown Point,  Hobart

    William F. Kraeger

    William F. Kraeger, age 74 Valparaiso, formerly of Chicago, passed away September 22 2018. He was preceded in death by his parents, Carl Amos Kraeger and Mary Hart Kraeger, brother John “Jack” Kraeger and sister Mary Alice Kraeger Costello. He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Debra Chappell, and son Michael (Debbie) Kraeger and many loving nieces, nephews and cousins. Growing up on the south side of Chicago, Bill attended St. Laurence Grade School and St. Rita High School where he met friends he still has today. While proudly serving in the National Guard, he received an award for outstanding achievement from The Chicago Tribune. A member of…

  • Kokomo

    John C. Sharp Jr.

    John C. Sharp Jr. went home to be with his Lord and Savior at 1:55 am on Sunday, September 23, 2018 at St. Vincent Hospital – Kokomo. He was born June 4, 1940 in Harlan, KY to John C. and…

  • Kokomo

    Marjorie (Hunt) Conner

    Marjorie Hunt Conner was born into the arms of Jesus on September 21, 2018. Marjorie was born on March 26, 1922 to Albert and Myrtle Orr Hunt, in Perrysville, IN. Marjorie grew up in Kokomo graduating from Kokomo High School…

  • Kokomo

    Sandra “Sandy” Louise Chapman

    Sandra “Sandy” Louise Chapman, 74, went home to her Lord and Savior September 18, 2018 at 4:23pm at her home in Phoenix, Arizona surrounded by family. Sandy was born in South Bend, Indiana on July 11, 1944 to James Joseph…

  • Columbia City

    Andrew Hoskins

    Andrew Hoskins Jan 18, 1987 – Sep 23, 2018 Andrew Hoskins, age 31, passed away Sunday, September 23, 2018. Arrangements are pending at DeMo… View Obituary Add a Memory Send Flowers

  • Terre Haute

    MAUK, Harry Oct 14, 1917 – Sep 24, 2018

    Harry R. Mauk, 100, of Terre Haute, passed away Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, at Westminster Village. Harry was born in Linton Township on Oct. 14, 1917, to Emory Mauk and Rose Armstrong Mauk. He was retired from General Housewares. He was a member of Union Baptist Church and graduated from Blackhawk High School. He was a member of Veterans of Foreign War Post 972. He loved to fish and spending time at his cabin at Paint Mill Lake. He was an avid bowler and was a charter member of Riley American Legion. He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Marge Adams Mauk, who died in 1995;…

  • Terre Haute

    BENELL, Charles Feb 5, 1939 – Sep 24, 2018

    BRIDGETON – Charles W. Benell, 79, of Bridgeton, passed away Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, in Terre Haute Regional Hospital. He was born in Diamond on Feb. 5, 1939, the son of William H. Benell and Virginia B. Lawrence Benell. He graduated in 1957 from Bridgeton High School and was a life long member of Bridgeton United Methodist Church, Gold Wing Club Chapter D, Covered Bridge Squares and Parke County 4-H, where he served on several committees. On Nov. 3, 1962, he married his loving wife of 55 years, Judith D. Anderson Benell. Together they worked on the family farm and raised their children. Survivors include his wife, Judith; a son,…

  • Terre Haute

    HUGHES, Louise Nov 26, 1927 – Sep 23, 2018

    MARSHALL, Ill. – Louise Holycross Hughes, 90, of Marshall, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018, at 10:30 p.m. at Methodist Hospital IU Health in Indianapolis. She was born in Cayuga, Ind., on Nov. 26, 1927, to Tillman J. Holycross and Thelma Shelton Holycross. Louise is survived by four daughters, Ramona Marie West (companion Frank D. Boatman) of West Terre Haute, Ind., Penny Ormiston (husband Steven) of Ohio, Dallas Beasley (husband Curtis) of Decatur, and Mary Ann Graham of Terre Haute, Ind. She is also survived by 33 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, four great-great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. Louise was preceded in death by her husband, Dallas L. Hughes; as…

  • Greensburg

    Green, James

    James David Green, 67 of Greensburg went to be with the Lord at 3:26 p.m. on Sunday, September 23, 2018 at his residence. He was born on July 7, 1951 in Greensburg, the son of James Willard and Virginia Maxine (Herndon) Green. James was a Decatur County resident the majority of his life and was a member of the Westport Methodist Church. He served in the US Marine Corps and enjoyed mechanical things. He is survived by a daughter, Rosemary Ann Green of North Vernon; son, Stephen Green of Greensburg; step sons, Dwayne Bode of Westport and Jeffery Bode of Butlerville; sisters, Jerry (Bernard) Diekhoff of Westport, Phyllis Ketrow of…

  • Hendricks County

    Gillum (Farmer), Margaret (Margie)

    Margie Kay Gillum (Farmer) passed away Sept. 12 at home. Margie was 70 years old. Margie was loved by many from life long to new friends and family. We love her and she will be missed. Margie was raised in Plainfield, Indiana. Margie lived in Indianapolis, Martinville, Spencer and Cloverdale, Indiana over her life. The Margie Kay Farmer Memorial will be on Sept. 30,2018 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Hummel Park, Shelter house number three,located at 1500 S. Center Street, Plainfield, Indiana 46168 Cards or flowers may be sent to Jaime Gillum Gibson 2301 W. 350-S. Danville, IN 46122

  • Lebanon

    ANDERSON, Mary Dec 25, 1938 – Sep 24, 2018

    Mary Christine “Chris” Anderson, 79, passed away on Sept. 24, 2018. She was born in Rossville, Ind. on Dec. 25, 1938, the daughter of the late William Henry Bolinger and Juanita Eleanor (Stoops) Bolinger. At a young age she moved to Spokane, Wash. with her family. In 1949, she moved back to Indiana and attended high school in Clinton County. Chris was married to Raymond Lashbrook on June 19, 1956; they later divorced. On Sept. 9, 2000, she married Ronald Jerry Anderson in Lebanon; he passed away on Dec. 30, 2012. She worked in Lebanon for Commercial Filters, Stewart Warner, Kauffman Engineering and was a school bus driver for Lebanon…

  • Logansport

    Deeter, John

    John Edward Deeter (JED), 85, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 12. Graveside service: 1 p.m. this Saturday, Sept. 29, at Spring Creek Cemetery. Full military honors will be provided. Arrangements by Kroeger Funeral and Cremation Service.

  • Logansport

    KREIGHBAUM, Betty Jun 4, 1933 – Sep 23, 2018

    Betty J. Kreighbaum, age 85, Logansport, passed away at approximately 11 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018, in her residence. Born June 4, 1933, in Logansport, she was the daughter of Joseph and Anna LaPorta Vitello. On Aug. 18, 1951, in Logansport, she was married to Billy L. Kreighbaum, who preceded her in death on Aug. 7, 1994. Born of Italian immigrants, Betty was raised Catholic and attended St. Bridget's Church for several years until its closure. In her later years she attended Trinity Lutheran Church. Betty worked many years as a cook and laundress for the County Home, Holiday Inn, the Neal Home and the Children's Home. Betty was…

  • Batesville

    KELLERMAN, Donald May 13, 1928 – Sep 23, 2018

    Donald J. Kellerman, age 90 of Oldenburg, died Sunday, September 23, 2018, at St. Andrews Health Campus. Born May 13, 1928, in Oldenburg, he is the son of Elsie (nee Baumer) and Elmer Kellerman. A 1946 graduate of Batesville High School, he married Leona Bessler September 16, 1950, at Holy Family Church in Oldenburg. He would serve in the Army during the Korean War, attaining the rank of sergeant. Following the service, he worked as a linotype operator 10 years for the Batesville Herald-Tribune and 35 years as postmaster of the Oldenburg post office before retiring in 1993. Don was proud of his German heritage and loved all things German,…

  • Greensburg

    Louden, Max

    Max Eugene Louden, 88, of Greensburg, passed away Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at Our Hospice Center in Columbus, Indiana. He was born on August 2, 1930 in Rush County, Indiana to Delbert Marion and Beulah Lurea (Kemper) Louden. Max graduated from Burney High School in 1948, and had attended several trade schools over the years. Max had several occupations during his lifetime including mechanic, farm machinery salesman, farmer and lab technician at James River where he retired from. He also served one term as a Decatur County Commissioner. He enlisted in the National Guards and served there for two years before enlisting in the United States Air Force. During his…