• Columbus

    Herbert W. Holley

    COLUMBUS Herbert W. Holley, 79, of Columbus, passed away on January 11, 2019 at Our Hospice Inpatient Facility. He was preceded in death by his wife, Della F. Holley. Arrangements are incomplete at Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home.

  • Columbus

    Ronald D. Greenlee

    COLUMBUS Ronald D. Greenlee, 87, passed away Saturday, January 12, 2019 at Our Hospice of South central Indiana. Arrangements are pending at Myers-Reed Chapel. A full obituary will be in Tuesday’s edition of The Republic.

  • Frankfort

    Jerry Max Bartley

    Jerry Max Bartley, 87, lifelong Frankfort resident, passed away on Sunday, January 13, 2019 at St. Vincent Hospice in Indianapolis. He was born on December 28, 1931 in Frankfort to Luther and Ruth (Goodwin) Bartley.  He married Kay (Martin) Newhart in 1964 and she survives.  He was a graduate of Frankfort Senior High School.  Jerry served in the United States Army for 4 years.  Upon his return, he worked as a Job Setter for Detroit Diesel Allison in Indianapolis for 41 years, a Manager at Walmart for 15 years and had also worked at Goodwill in Frankfort.  Jerry loved to write poems, stories, and songs for his family and always…

  • Brazil

    Benjamin “Benjie” Sowers

    Benjamin “Benjie” Sowers Bowling Green, Indiana Bowling Green, Indiana Benjamin “Benjie” Paul Sowers, 51, passed away on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at the Gibson Family Hospice Unit at Union Hospital with his family at his side. He was born on March 14, 1967 in Madison, Tennessee to Benjamin L. And Hazel (Cox) Sowers. He attended Union Springs Academy in Union Springs, New York and graduated from Clay City High School in 1985. Benjie served his country in the United States Navy, where he grad…

  • Franklin,  Trafalgar,  Whiteland

    Carol Vandivier

    Carol Vandivier Greenwood Carol A. Vandivier, 72, of Greenwood, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, January 11, 2019. She was born to Clifford and Georgia (Eaton) Rowley on August 31, 1946 in Terre Haute. Carol married her lifetime sweetheart, Joe Vandivier in Rosedale on May 14, 1966. She worked in the admissions department at Memorial Clinic, retiring in 2000. She was a member of Grace Assembly of God in Whiteland. Carol helped at the church with the Great Harvest Food Pantry. Carol wa…

  • Lakeville,  North Liberty,  South Bend

    Paul Dyer, Hr.

    View Paul Dyer, Hr. Plymouth PAUL LEROY DYER JR. January 1, 1968 – January 12, 201 PLYMOUTH – Pau Leroy Dyer Jr., 51, passed away surrounded by his family on Saturday, January 12, 2019 in Plymouth. Paul was born January 1, 1968 in South Bend to Paul LeroyDyer Sr. and the late Linda K. (Fuchs) Dyer. Before Paul was ill, he had worked at several RV Companies in Elkhart and Wakarusa doing fiberglass work.  He absolutely loved being outdoors, especially fishing …

  • Linton

    Earl Owen

    View Earl Owen Linton, Indiana Earl ‘Frank’ Owen, 80, of Linton, IN, passed from this life, surrounded by his family, on Saturday, January 12, 2019, in Terre Haute.  He was born on September 14, 1938, in Sterling, KS, to Oliver L. and Edith M. (McRae) Owen.  On June 22, 1957, Frank married Elaine ‘Peggy’ (Ball) and they had 2 sons. Frank was an EM3 in the US Navy.  He later became an electrician and was a member of the IBEW Local #125.  He retired in the year 2000 with 40 …

  • Nappanee,  Wakarusa

    Board, Keith

    Board, Keith July 20, 1960 – January 12, 2019 Keith A. Board, age 58, of Bremen, died peacefully at 2:33 pm, Saturday, January 12, 2019 at The Center…

  • New Albany

    James Akers

    View James Akers New Albany, Indiana JAMES T. “Jim” AKERS, 90, passed away Saturday January 12, 2019 at the Baptist Health Floyd Hospital. He was born in New Albany and was an Army Sergeant: First Class: in the Korean War.  He was a retired Truck Driver for John Martin Distributors and Harshfield Produce and he loved to fish.  Jim was a member of Mt. Tabor United Presbyterian Church where he was very active as the Record Keeper for Mt. Tabor Cemetery for several years.  He was …

  • Lafayette,  Linden,  Oxford

    Judith Wierenga

    Judith Kay Steiner Wierenga 76, of Lafayette passed away on January 11, 2019 at Milner Community Healthcare. She was born July 26, 1942 to the late George and Rena Thomas and was the 3rd of 5 children. Joe (Jan) Thomas, Evelyn (Tom) Heide, Karen (Bobby) Hiatt, Steve (Dixie) Thomas. She graduated from Battle Ground HS and was employed at Square D Electric. In 1967 she was married to Edward Steiner. They were married for 25 years, and had two children Shelly (Tommy) Hicks of Lafayette…

  • Pennville,  Portland

    Helen St. John

    View Helen St. John Helen Joyce St. John, age 84, a former Pennville resident passed away Sunday, January 13, 2019 at River Terrace Retirement Community in Bluffton. She was born April 22, 1934 in Jay County the daughter of Truman and Dorothy (Winget) Shields. Helen graduated from Pennville high School in 1952. She and her husband farmed in Knox Township for many years and was a member of Hickory Grove Church of the Brethren and a former member of Penn 50 Home Economics Club.   &nbs…

  • Sellersburg

    Barbara Waiz

    View Barbara Waiz Sellersburg, Indiana Sellersburg, Indiana Barbara Ann Waiz, 89, entered eternal life on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at Harrison Springs in Corydon, Indiana.  She was a retired Book Keeper at Jim O’Neal Ford, volunteer and former usher for the Kentucky Center for the Arts, member of Southeast Christian Church in Jeffersonville, The Chit Chat Club and Friends Club.  Barbara was preceded in death by her parents, Archie and Edna Pendygraft, two sisters, Geraldine Ernest…

  • Hendricks County

    GREEN, Jane Aug 8, 1938 – Jan 11, 2019

    Jane M. Green 80, of Plainfield, passed away on January 11, 2018 at Greenwood Meadows. Jane was born on Aug. 8, 1938 in Indianapolis, IN to the late Ira Moore and Gladys (Mitchell) Moore. Jane worked as a teller for First Merchants Bank (Lincoln Federal) for many years before retiring in 2015. She enjoyed spending time with her family and was very proud of her children and grandchildren. She was a member of the Plainfield Eagles 3207, where she enjoyed playing Bingo with her friends. In her younger years she also was a member of the Tri County Square Dancing Club in Ohio. In addition to her parents, she was…

  • New Albany

    Akers, James

    Service for James T. “Jim” Akers, 12 Noon Thursday. Mt. Tabor Presbyterian Church. Visitation: 10 a.m. – 12 Noon Thursday at church. Naville & Seabrook Funeral Homes.

  • New Albany

    WILLOUGHBY, John Jan 27, 1944 – Jan 11, 2019

    John C. “Junie” Willoughby JR., 74, passed away Friday January 11, 2019 at the Norton Hospice Pavilion in Louisville, KY. He was born in New Albany, was a Truck Driver and formerly worked at the Haas Cabinet Company for over 30 years. He was preceded in death by his parents: Grace and John C. Willoughby Sr., his grandson: Brian Miller and his brother: Daniel D. Willoughby. Survivors include: 2 sons: John R. Willoughby and Jason Miller(Tempie), his brother: Mark W. Willoughby(Robin), his sister: Janet R. Willoughby, 3 Grandchildren: Rob Willoughby, Brad and Blake Miller, and a great grandchild: Adrian Miller. A celebration of John's life will be held at10 AM…

  • New Albany

    Fultz, David

    Memorial Service at 5 PM on Sunday, January 20, 2019 at Legacy Funeral Center, Jeffersonville, IN. Visitation, Sunday, 3 PM to 5 PM. David died on January 11, 2019.

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Margaret Ann Groce

    Margaret Ann Groce of Greenfield passed away January 11, 2019 surrounded by her loving family at the age of 75. Margaret was born March 18, 1943 in Muncie, IN to the late Charles Howard and Margaret Louise Wright. She retired after many years from Lucent (formerly Western Electric). She loved keeping up with current events, reading, going to garage sales, enjoying nature, but especially spending time with her family. She will be remembered for her loving nature and beautiful smile. She is survived by her children Johnny Earl Groce and Reba Margaret Munden (Donnie); grandchildren Ashley Marie Munden, Amber Renee Munden, Jason Lee Munden, Aaron Earl Munden, Meghan Siobhan Groce,…

  • Munster

    Geraldine C. Urbanczyk

    Geraldine Urbanczyk, 96, of South Holland, IL passed away on Saturday, January 12, 2019. Loving mother of Darlene Urbanczyk, Jackie (Ron) Smith and John “Jim” (Melissa) Urbanczyk. Proud grandmother of Donna (Gary) Meter, Ron Smith Jr., Dyan (Jason) Page and Lynda Urbanczyk. Cherished great grandmother of Ben, Max, Scarlett and Cash. She was preceded in death by her parents, Felix and Gertrude Golden and husband, John Urbanczyk Sr. Visitation will be on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 from 2:30-7:30 PM with a Funeral service at 7:30 PM at Kish Funeral Home, 10000 Calumet Ave. Munster, IN. Private Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Calumet City, IL. Geraldine retired at the age of…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Phyllis P. Clear

    Phyllis P. Clear of Brownsburg passed away January 11, 2019 surrounded by her loving family at the age of 94. Phyllis was born August 21, 1924 in Frankfort, Indiana to the late Daniel and A. Clare Phillippe. She worked as a layout operator for Western Electric for many years. Her hobbies included gardening, cross stitch, solving a word search, bowling, and playing cards with her late husband and friends. She was a Hoosier at heart and loved Indiana basketball, especially the Pacers and could most likely answer any trivia question during the Reggie Miller days. She will be remembered as mini but mighty, always open to trying new things, and…

  • Mitchell

    Anah Mae Briscoe

    MITCHELL – Anah Mae “Dopie” Briscoe, 87, passed away Sunday, January 13, 2019, at her residence. Born October 13, 1931, in Bartlettsville, she was the daughter of Robert and Kathleen (Bartlett) Turner.  She married Frederick Eugene “Gene” Briscoe April 6, 1946, and he preceded her in death May 4, 2004. Anah Mae was a life-long farmer and member of the First Christian Church.  She was a past Worthy Matron of Order of Eastern Star No. 503. Surviving:children,Dennis Wayne “Poncho” Briscoe of MitchellKathleen Marie (Chuck) Blanton of OrleansRebecca Jane Hawk of OrleansHoward Eugene (Dawn) Briscoe of OoliticRobert Timothy (Jamie) Briscoe of Mitchell11 grandchildren12 great grandchildren Her parents; husband; and siblings, Richard…

  • Indianapolis

    Stahl, Henry

    Henry Stahl Indianapolis – Henry Joseph Stahl, was born December 16th, 1916 and named after his father Henry J. Stahl, Sr, he went by his middle…