• Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    James Richard Lynn

    After a year long battle of pancreatic cancer, James R Lynn was called to be with the Lord on Thursday, September 27, 2018.  He was surrounded by his family and welcomed into Heaven by his loving parents.   He was born on June 29, 1944 in Indianapolis to the late Harding and Virginia Dean (Slayton) Lynn. After 30 years of employment, he retired from RCA/Thomson Consumer Electronics in 1998.  While working full-time Jim pursued other entrepreneurial endeavors including several businesses; Rolyno’s Pizza, Nashville Country Club, Carson’s Pub, and maintaining a farm in Bethpage, Tennessee. His life’s philosophy was work hard, play hard.  Most important to him was his family. Jim was…

  • Lebanon

    HOLZINGER, Jonathan Jul 1, 1974 – Sep 24, 2018

    Mr. Jonathan “Jon” Holzinger, 44, of Lebanon, passed away Sept. 24, 2018. Jon was born July 1, 1974 in Colorado Springs, Colo., a son of Stephen E. (Patricia M.) Holzinger and the late Deborah M. Holzinger. Jon was a 1992 graduate of Lebanon High School. He worked as a sheet metal worker and a certified TAB technician, most recently for Bledsoe Environmental Testing. Jon enjoyed golfing, NASCAR, football and was an avid Seminoles fan. In addition to his parents, Jon is survived by a daughter, Jacqueline Holzinger of South Carolina; a granddaughter, Suzanne Lipford; a sister, Shelly (Dan) Moline of Greenfield; a step-brother, Michael (Kristianne) Myers of Ellettsville; a half-sister,…

  • Munster

    Genevieve M. Marczak

    Genevieve “Genie” M. Marczak, 71, passed away on Thursday September 27, 2018. She is survived by sister-in-law Terry, niece Tracy (Rick), nephew Robby (Sarah), great nieces Kylie and Lily and life long friend Barbara. She is preceded in death by her parents Stanley and Genevieve, brother Tanny and nephew Mark. Genevieve was an avid supporter of Greyhound of America Rescue Group. She enjoyed spending time in Wisconsin fishing, boating and spending time with her great nieces. Visitation will be on Tuesday October 2, 2018 from 4:00-8:00 pm at Kish Funeral Home, 10000 Calumet Ave. Munster, IN and on Wednesday from 9:30- 10:00 am at the church. A Mass of Christian…

  • Frankfort

    Mark T. Lemen

    Mark T. Lemen, 60, of Thorntown, passed away on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 in his home. He was born on September 15, 1958 in Frankfort to John T. Lemen and Francis (Nicholson) Lemen Myers.  He married Nancy Burris on July 4, 2004 and she survives.  Mark was a lifelong Clinton County resident.  He attended Clinton Prairie Schools and was Owner of Big Top Roofing.     The post Mark T. Lemen appeared first on Archer-Weston Funeral Home.

  • Crown Point,  Hobart

    Violet C. Baran (nee Cozmanoff)

    Violet C. Baran (nee Cozmanoff), age 95 of Merrillville, formerly of Gary, passed away September 26, 2018. She was a graduate of Froebel High School. Violet worked in registration for Selective Service during WWII. She worked as a private secretary for Lake County Clerk John Krupa. Violet was a lifetime member of American Legion Post 430 Auxilary. She was a member of The Chopin Chorus. Violet was a member of St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church in Griffith. She was preceded in death by her husband- Joseph C. Baran in 2010; brothers – James, Stephen, and Michael; sister-Mary Busse; granddaughter – Mary Margaret Baran. Violet is survived by son – Randall J.…

  • Frankfort

    Betty Jane Wallace

    Betty Jane Douglass Wallace, 83, of rural Frankfort, died September 28, 2018 at Franciscan Health, Lafayette, Ind.  Born March 18, 1935 in Clinton County, Ind. to Owen & Hazel (Price) Douglass.  She married Kenneth Evans and they divorced.  She then married Donald Wallace on June 25, 1982 and he preceded her in death in 1987. Betty attended Jefferson High School (Little Jeff) and was a lifelong Clinton County resident.  She worked for BJ’s Cleaning Service, Schultz IGA and was a cashier at Kroger for 24 years.  She was a member of the Moose Lodge, Eagles and VFW Auxiliary.  She loved country music, dancing, the movies, reading and mushroom hunting. The…

  • Columbia City

    Joseph L Hare

    Joseph L Hare Dec 6, 1929 – Sep 21, 2018 Joseph L. Hare, age 88, of Columbia City, IN, passed away on Friday September 21, 2018 at his res… View Obituary Add a Memory Send Flowers

  • East Chicago

    Peter Ruiz

    Peter Ruiz Peter Anthony Ruiz, age 61 of Florida, formally of Hammond, IN, born November 9, 1956 in Texas, passed away at home on Tuesday, September 11, 2018.  Preceded in death by wife Tina Marie Ruiz, mother Toni Enos, sister Wanda Alvarez, brother David Garcia and grandparents Maria and Pedro Espinosa.  Survived by ex-wife Donna Hylek of East Chicago,  and 5 children, Corrine (Selby) Butterworth of Denver,  Tanya Ruiz of Crown Point, John Wesley (Rachel) Niederer of Bel…

  • Elkhart

    Mary Jane Borrelli

    Mary Jane Borrelli Mary Jane Borrelli, 95, of Elkhart, passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 20, 2018 at the Center for Hospice Care in Elkhart. Mary Jane was born on May 30, 1923 in Elkhart to the late Patsy and Mary (Gianinno) Bilancio.  Also preceding her in death are a son, Thomas A. Borrelli; one sister, Gloria Cavanagh and one brother, Arthur Bilancio. On September 20, 1945, Mary Jane married Anthony J. Borrelli in Elkhart.  He died on October 2, 2000.  Surviving …

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Sherry Creech

    Sherry Creech Sherry Rae Creech, age 77, of Elwood, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at Miller’s Merry Manor in Tipton surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Elwood on June 28, 1941, to the late Thomas and Florence (Vautaw) Bush. On August 16, 1957 she married William “Troy” Creech and they shared over 61 years of marriage together. Sherry was a  homemaker most of her life.  She loved watching NBA basketball games  and loved watching sports on… …

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Morton S. Cohen

    Morton S. Cohen, age 88, died on September 27, 2018 in Indianapolis. He was born March 29, 1930 in Chicago, the son of Julius and Rita (Zelig) Cohen. In 1956, he married Patsy Oberman who predeceased him, and together they had three children: Gary Cohen of Washington DC, Steven (Mary Ann) Cohen and Laura (Doug) Jeffs, both of Carmel. He is also survived by his three grandsons: Alex, Isaac, and Eli. Services will be private. He will be entombed next to his wife at Rosehill Cemetery in Chicago. Contributions may be made in Mort’s memory to the Indiana Donor Network, 3760 Guion Road, Indianapolis, IN 46222 or online at https://indianadonornetwork.org/foundation/.   The post…

  • Huntingburg

    Roman H. Heichelbech

    Roman H. Heichelbech September 22, 1935 – September 25, 2018 Roman Herbert Heichelbech, 83, of Ferdinand, passed away Tuesday, September 25, 2018, at The Waters of Huntingburg. … View Details

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Freeman Simmons

    Freeman Simmons, the son of Henry and Sally Simmons, was born January 17, 1951 in Clay County (Goodwater), Alabama. Freeman was baptized as a child establishing his committed relationship with the Lord. He attended Bunker Hill Elementary School until his mother moved to Indianapolis, Indiana in 1960. Afterwards, he attended Elementary School #41. He then attended Shortridge High School from which he graduated. He also attended college at North Dakota State. Freeman was always known to be a compassionate, loving person. He always enjoyed working with his hands, rather it be at work, at home, or even in the yard. Freeman Simmons went home to be with the Lord on…

  • Indianapolis

    John Judson Peirson

    John Judson Peirson passed away September 24, 2018 at Yorktown Manor in Yorktown, IN.  John was residing at Yorktown Manor for two months after moving there from South Carolina’s Veterans’ facility.  John suffered from Alzheimer’s for the past 8 years and a heart problem. John is survived by his wife Gail Peirson, his children; John Peirson of New Jersey, Ellen Peirson of Indiana, Linda and Scott Erny of Indiana, and Sara and Rodney Velardi of New Jersey; as well as 7 grandchildren.   The cremation by the Indianapolis Funeral Care will be followed by internment at Pennsville Veteran’s Cemetery with U.S.A.F. honors, in Pennsville, NJ on October 19 at 1:30…

  • Kewanna,  Logansport,  Royal Center

    Kenneth “Kenny” Grey

    Kenneth “Kenny” Grey Kenneth “Kenny” Grey, 59, of Royal Center passed away at 3:11 p.m., Thursday, September 27, 2018 at Logansport Memorial Hospital. Born on June 22, 1959 in Cook County, Illinois, he was the son of the late Kenneth and Kenlyn (Bertrand) Milling. Kenny was a United States Marine Corps veteran. On February 13, 2004 he married Kim Brew.  She survives. Kenny was in the guttering business for over 42 years.  He and Kim owned and operated K&K Guttering for 20… Ken…

  • Vincennes

    Betty Lou Messer

    Betty Lou Messer, 90, passed away at 8:50 pm on September 26, 2018 at Oak Village Nursing Home in Oaktown, IN. Betty was born on October 5, 1927 in Vincennes to the late Ernest and Wilhelmina (Blubaum) Schultz. She married Harvey (Ted) Messer on August 17, 1946. Betty graduated from Bruceville High School with the class of 1945. She was employed at Brown Shoe Factory, Gimble Bond, Hills, Thompson Beauty Supply and St. John Lutheran School. She was a member of the St. John Lutheran Church, president of the LWML and treasure of Bruceville Cemetery for several years. Betty is survived by daughter Barbara Phillips and her spouse Alden Phillips;…