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    Tra Antony Miquels 8/20/2019 12:00:00 AM Anderson,IN

    Trai Antony Miquels, 24, of Anderson died August 20, 2019 unexpectedly, at St. Vincent Hospital. He was born April 26, 1995 in Anderson, the son of Marc Miquels. He had a heart of gold. He loved baseball and fishing and the waters. He was an excellent dad. Survivors include his father Marc Miquels of Anderson, son, Trai A. Miquels, II; siblings, Marc Miquels, II of Anderson, a nephew, Malachi Anthony Miquels; special aunts & uncles, Amy (Bernie) Gilbert of Logansport, Erssie “Dude” (Angie) Garretson and Misty (Jessie) Hammock all of Anderson; special cousins, Tifany Garretson and Brent Garretson of Anderson. lots of great friends. He was preceded in death by…

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    Michael Stewart “Mike” Reisinger 8/21/2019 12:00:00 AM Anderson,IN

    Michael Stewart “Mike” Reisinger, 68, of Anderson, died August 21, 2019 at Indiana University Health Care in Indianapolis, after an extended illness. He was born September 1, 1950 in Anderson, the son of Jack and Dorothy (Smith) Reisinger. Mike served in the United States Navy during Vietnam War. Mike was a journeyman electrician at Delco and Allison Transmission for 34 years before retiring in December of 2006. He was a member of Disabled Veterans and United Auto Workers Local 662. Mike enjoyed working on cars, yard work, rooting for the Colts and taking care of his place at Kuhn Lake. He enjoyed traveling and spending time with his family. Mike…

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    Rose M. Daugherty 8/20/2019 12:00:00 AM Anderson,IN

    Rose Margaret (Swaters) Daugherty passed away August 20, 2019, following an extended illness. She was born the youngest of nine children to John B., and Catharine Heimann Swaters near Montrose, Missouri. She was baptized in the Immaculate Conception Church and attended St. Mary’s grade school, and Montrose High School where she was valedictorian of her graduating class. She worked as a legal secretary until she married Francis Daugherty and they began their family in Kansas City, Missouri. Together they moved to Anderson, Indiana when Frank was transferred to the former Delco Remy division of General Motors. They raised their family of six children in Anderson, where she was a member…

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    Jean E. Tanner 8/13/2019 12:00:00 AM Anderson,IN

    Jean E. Tanner met Jesus face-to-face on August 13, 2019 at the age of 97. Born on March 6, 1922 in Pittsburgh, PA, Jean was the third of five children to Davis and Bertha Linhart. As a child, Jean was funny, creative, and showed a zeal for life. Her siblings (Velma Mae, James, William, and Robert) adored their sister, as she was known to organize neighborhood games that brought friends and family together. Hospitality was her gift from an early age. Her winsome smile and beautiful heart for Jesus captivated the love of her life, Paul A. Tanner, at the age of 17. They were married and committed to a…

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    William George “Bill” Williams 8/13/2019 12:00:00 AM Anderson,IN

    William George “Bill” Williams, 77, of Anderson died August 13, 2019 at his residence after an extended illness. Bill was born July 22, 1942, in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Earl G. Williams and Rose (Valenta) Webb. He graduated from the University of Illinois with a bachelor’s degree in business then earned a masters degree in management from Ball State University. Bill worked in Transportation at Guide Lamp for 31.8 years before retiring in October of 1996. He volunteered with the Salem Township Fire Department for 10 years. He was a member of Fall Creek Valley Gun Club; member of NRA. Bill was a Boy Scout leader. He had a…

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    Robert E. Pebley 8/11/2019 12:00:00 AM Anderson,IN

    Dr. Robert E. Pebley, 88, of Anderson died on August 11, 2019 at his residence after an extended illness. He was born October 16, 1930 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. He was a retired minister of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). For 22 years, he served as Senior Pastor of the historic First Christian Church, Washington, Pennsylvania. In addition, he served several churches in Indiana including First Christian Church, Noblesville of which he was an active member. He also served in numerous capacities on the National and Regional boards of the Disciples of Christ. He was a former Trustee of Christian Theological Seminary, Indianapolis. He was active in the communities in…

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    Susan Gutshall 8/10/2019 12:00:00 AM Anderson,IN

    Susan Elaine (Boyer) Gutshall, 60, of Daleville, passed away on August 10, 2019 at Community Hospital in Anderson, She was born on May 10, 1959 in Anderson, the daughter of Robert and Thelma (Boden) Boyer. She was a graduate of Ball State University and worked as a substitute teacher and homemaker. Susan enjoyed scrapbooking, sewing, and gardening, and painting. She was a big lover of all types of animals. In recent years, Susan enjoyed reconnecting with many childhood friends. She is survived by her husband, Bob W. Gutshall, two daughters; Tabitha (David) Warrick of Indianapolis, and Kirstin Gutshall of Muncie; and sister, Linda M. Boyer. Susan was preceded in death…

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    Levi Branden Crusmire, II 8/7/2019 12:00:00 AM Anderson,IN

    Levi Branden Crusmire, II, 15, of Anderson, died following an ATV accident on Wednesday, August 7, 2019. He was born November 25, 2003 in Anderson, the son of Levi and Ami (High) Crusmire. Levi was beginning his sophomore year at Anderson High School and was a member of Central Christian Church. He enjoyed basketball, especially the Portland Trail Blazers and Le Bron James, music, video games, working with the family livestock and being with family and friends. Levi was an outstanding young man who was blessed with loving friends and family. His legacy will be how kind and sensitive he was to his friends, both old and new. His warm…

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    Rowland Franklin Gause 8/6/2019 12:00:00 AM Anderson,IN

    Rowland Franklin “Frank” Gause, 77, of Anderson, died August 6, 2019 at The Waters of Muncie after an extended illness. He was born August 12, 1941 in Marion, IN the son of Forrest T. and Mary (Ice) Gause. He was self employed hauling milk to East Side Jersey Dairy. He is survived by his four children, Sherri Brannon of Atlanta, GA, Doug (Cindy) Gause of Anderson, Debbie Sanders of Marion and John (Allison) Gause of Indianapolis; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; five siblings, Margaret McAtee of Marion; Richard Gause of Denmark, WI; James R. Gause of Marion; Mary Goodacre of Gas City and Victoria (Michael) Bigler of Martinsville; several nieces and…

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    Katherine Lee “Kathy” Stephenson 8/7/2019 12:00:00 AM Anderson,IN

    Katherine Lee “Kathy” Stephenson, 81, of Anderson died August 7, 2019 at St. Vincent Anderson after an extended illness. She was born May 28, 1938 in Winchester, Kentucky, the daughter of Lemon Haggard and Mossie (Tripett) Hachworth. Kathy was a meat specialist at Payless for 50 years. She attended Park Place Church of God. She liked to do home design, floral work, camp and watch soap operas. She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Jack E. Stephenson of Anderson, whom she married October 3, 1959; four children, Gary L. (Mary) Harris of Ohio; Larry Stephenson and Patricia Stephenson both of Anderson and Angela Marie (David) Addison of Florida;…

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    Corey Tyler Eckman 8/1/2019 12:00:00 AM Anderson,IN

    Corey Tyler Eckman, 40, of Anderson died August 1, 2019 at Community Hospital. Corey was born in Anderson on September 27, 1978 and was employed by Conduent Call Center. Survivors include his father, Max Eckman of Anderson; his mother, Toni Pirtle of Columbus; five siblings, Megan Johnson of Pendleton, Kylee Harman of Columbus; Brittany Cramer of Greenwood, Brent Pirtle of San Diego and Morgan Bonnell of Texas; several nieces and nephews and his paternal grandmother, Lois Lyons. Cremation was chosen and a celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Rozelle-Johnson Funeral Service was in charge of the funeral arrangements. Post online condolences at www.rozelle-johnson.com

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    John Theodore Simmons, Jr. 8/3/2019 12:00:00 AM Anderson,IN

    John Theodore Simmons, Jr. 76, of Anderson died August 3, 2019, peacefully at his residence after an extended illness. He was born October 17, 1942, in Anderson, the son of John and Esther (Janney) Simmons. He served as a firefighter with Anderson Fire Department for 33 years before retiring in 2001. John worked also for Sam Price Builders for 45 years. He helped start the Fireman’s Lodge, Madison County Federal Credit Union and the Fireman’s Honor Guard. He was a member of Industry United Methodist Church in Muncie, IN. John is survived by his wife of nearly 31 years, Maria (Davis) Simmons of Anderson whom he married September 2, 1988;…

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    Barbara Ann Davis 7/30/2019 12:00:00 AM Anderson,IN

    Barbara Ann Davis, 73, of Anderson died peacefully on July 30, 2019 at Community Hospital. She was born August 6, 1945 in Anderson, the daughter of “Bud” and Margaret (Horton) Huntzinger. She was a wife and mom and an avid reader. Survivors include her husband of 56 years, Marvin Davis, whom she married December 29, 1962 in Anderson; two daughters, Michele (William) Huston and Lynn (Noah) Goen all of Anderson. brother, Charles Huntzinger of Florida; seven grandchildren and seven great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, son, Marvin Davis, Jr.; brother, Michael Huntzinger; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Leo and Opal Davis. Graveside services will…

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    Kenneth Gene McCreary 7/6/2019 12:00:00 AM Anderson,IN

    Kenneth Gene McCreary, 92, of Anderson IN, died July 6, 2019, after an extended illness. He was born on November 4 ,1926, in Anderson, the son of William Burgess and Tressie (Hittle) McCreary. Ken married Doris Bowser, his lifelong love and companion in 1948. He earned a Degree from Ball State University. He worked as an accountant for Anaconda Wire and Cable in Anderson, and later for RCA in Marion. In 1966, he and his wife owned and operated Real Life Playschool in Kokomo until their retirement and return to Anderson. Ken enjoyed music, designing and building houses, landscaping, photography, drawing, canoeing, sailing and traveling. He participated in Audubon Society…

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    Stephen Curtis Hilligoss 7/16/2019 12:00:00 AM Anderson,IN

    Stephen Curtis Hilligoss, 70, passed away in Anderson, IN, on Tuesday, July 16, 2019. Steve was born on February 15, 1949 in Anderson to Vearl Curtis Hilligoss, and Virginia “Ginger” Wheat. A life-long resident of Anderson, he attended Anderson High School. He is preceded in death by his father. In 1967, Steve proudly began service with the U.S. Army and completed basic training at Fort Campbell, KY. After advanced training at Ft. Benning, GA, he began a tour of duty in Vietnam with the 196th Light Infantry. In January 1968, he stepped on a landmine near Da Nang and lost both feet. After a year of recuperation at Valley Forge…

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    Paul Edwin Daugherty 7/15/2019 12:00:00 AM Anderson,IN

    Paul Edwin Daugherty, 91, of Anderson died July 15, 2019 at Providence Care after an extended illness. He was born January 10, 1928, in Flora, Illinois, the son of William R. and Elsie A. (Thomas) Daugherty. He worked at Delco Remy for 35 years and owned and operated Daugherty Water Conditioning. Paul also enjoyed gardening. Paul served in the National Guard. He is survived by his wife of 71 years, Vera Jean (Yocom) Daugherty whom he married in 1948; two sons, Mark (Chisato) Daugherty of Nashville and Myron Daugherty of Elwood; four sisters, Joyce Anderson, Kay Riley, Judy Andersen and Ruth Palmer; six grandchildren, Stacey (Greg) Hofer; Aleshcha (Charles) DeWitt;…

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    Donna Jean Mahla 7/12/2019 12:00:00 AM Anderson,IN

    Donna Jean (Liptow) Mahla March 3, 1947- July 12, 2019 Donna Jean Liptow, 72, of Anderson, died Friday, July 12, 2019 at her home in Anderson. She was born on March 3, 1947 in Anderson the daughter of Martha “Cophine” (Wilson) and John Thomas Liptow. She graduated in 1965 from St. Mary’s High School and was a homemaker. She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church. She is survived by three children; Roger ( Brittnie Vaughn-Etchison) Mahla, Nikki (Dean Johnson) Mahla and Christy (Lucky Maynard) Mahla; two grandchildren, Shaylie Mahla and T.J. Mahla; sister, Betty (John) Richardson; brother Larry (Sharon) Liptow; special friend, Larry “Doby” Garrett and bonus family…

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    Betty Jo Ritterskamp 7/11/2019 12:00:00 AM Anderson,IN

    Betty Jo Ritterskamp March 7, 1928- July 11, 2019 Betty Jo (Davis) Ritterskamp, 91, passed away July 11, 2019 at Prairie Lakes Health Campus in Noblesville. She was born on March 7, 1928 in Francisco, Indiana, the daughter of Audie Benton (Jarvis) Selph-Davis and Isaac Newton Davis. She graduated from Franciso High School in 1946 and was a member of the first class of the Anderson School of Practical Nursing. She resided in Anderson from 1952 to 2013 when she moved to Noblesville. She worked as an LPN at Community Hospital and was also a homemaker. She was member of Anderson Church of the Brethren since 1959. She enjoyed church…

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    Velma Rea Renz 7/9/2019 12:00:00 AM Anderson,IN

    Velma Rea Renz, 93, of Anderson died on July 9, 2019 at Community Hospital following a brief illness. She was born on May 11, 1926, to the late Nathan and Annie Riddle in Middletown, Ohio. In 1947 she married Russell Renz. They lived in Toledo, Ohio, Bad Axe, Michigan, Louisville and Lexington, Kentucky. She was a 1969 graduate of Anderson University and received a master’s degree in elementary education from Ball State University in 1972. She was a devoted lifetime follower of Jesus Christ and a loyal member of the Park Place Church of God since 1959 where she was active in Truthfinders Class, Missions in Action, and the pantry…

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    Jerry “Danny” Wilson 7/6/2019 12:00:00 AM Anderson,IN

    Jerry “Danny” Wilson, 64, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his wife and daughters on Saturday, July 6, 2019, following an extended illness. Danny was born June 3, 1955 in Monterey, Tennessee to Jerry Baxter and Vauda Mae Wilson. He resided in Chesterfield/ Anderson, Indiana most of his life, but was a Tennessee boy at heart. Danny was a 1974 graduate of Highland High School. After graduation he was hired by the American Red Cross, where he dedicated 13 years managing transportation for the disabled and overseeing the garage. Later in life, he would spend 12 years working for A&K Distributors where customers knew him for his long hair,…

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    Phyllis E. Kinley 7/6/2019 12:00:00 AM Anderson,IN

    Phyllis E. Kinley, 89, died Saturday, July 6, 2019. She was born May 30, 1930, in Pueblo, Colorado. Her parents were Homer and Ruth Gillespie. She graduated from Anderson College in 1952; earned a Master of Arts degree from Aznsa Pacific University in 1992 and received an honorary Doctor of Divinity from Anderson University in 1999. She taught one year at Alberta Bible Institute, Camrose, Alberta before her marriage to Philip Kinley July 20, 1953. In 1955, she and her husband were commissioned as missionaries to Japan by the Missionary Board of the Church of God, where they served 43 years. Her roles included pastor, teacher, counselor, choir director, leader…

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    Danny Gene Kinser 7/1/2019 12:00:00 AM Anderson,IN

    Danny Gene Kinser, 65, Anderson, died unexpectedly at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis, July 1, 2019. Danny was born May 12, 1954 in Hartford City, the son of Richard and Clara Kinser. He was a truck driver for Gleanor’s Food Bank for 5 years before retiring in 2017. He was a member of American Legion. Survivors include his wife, Myrna (Fraley) Kinser; his father, Richard Kinser, four daughters, nine grandchildren, four great grandchildren several siblings, nieces and nephews. Danny was preceded in death by his mother Clara Kinser. Private family services were held. Rozelle-Johnson Funeral Service handled the service arrangements. Post online condolences at www.rozelle-johnson.com

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    Charles Albert Stanley 7/4/2019 12:00:00 AM Anderson,IN

    Charles Stanley, 77, of Anderson, Indiana, passed away at home unexpectedly on July 4, 2019. Charlie is survived by his wife JoAnn of 55 years, daughters Kim (Terry) Williams, Angie (Marshall) Denney, son Chad (Julia) Stanley, and loving grandchildren, Cole Reeter, Brady Reeter, Grant Denney, Cassie Denney, Raquel Denney, Freesmall Gonzalez and Dilan Stanley; many nieces, nephews and extended family. Charlie was a loving father, husband, grandfather, and friend to everyone. Charlie’s passions included his grandchildren, painting, and working in his yard. Charlie was always there to help relatives and friends with household projects, coach different sports or whatever else people needed him for. Service will be1 p.m. on Tuesday,…

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    Matthew “Matt” A. Bowman 7/4/2019 12:00:00 AM Anderson,IN

    Matthew “Matt” Aaron-Allen Bowman, 30, of Anderson died July 4, 2019 at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis after a battle with cancer. He was born April 27, 1989 in Anderson, the son of Bookie and Linda (Keech) Bowman. Matt worked at Keihin in Greenfield and Specks Pet Supply. Matt enjoyed making jewelry, video games, collectables and spending time with his friends. Matt is survived by his parents Bookie and Linda Bowman; sister, Lisa (Jason) Mitchell and his nephew, Cooper; aunts and uncles: Lenvel and Janet Conner; cousins, Chris Conner, Kimberly Kozak and Tammy Day, Jon Bradley, Jeff Bradley and Jim Bradley; lifelong friends, Dustin, Brandon and Nick Robinson; as well…

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    Nola M. Amos 7/2/2019 12:00:00 AM Anderson,IN

    Nola M. (Cagley) Amos, 92, of Anderson died July 2, 2019, at Bethany Pointe Health Campus after a two year battle with cancer. She was born June 20, 1927 in Miami County, Indiana, the daughter of Theo Cagley and Minnie Cagley Draper. She was a graduate of Clay Township Miami County High School and later Indiana University with a degree in social work. Work brought her to Anderson, where she was a Y-Teens director for the Anderson Y.W.C.A. She married Charles W. Amos and enjoyed 55 wonderful years prior to his passing in 2005. Later, Nola was a substitute teacher and homemaker. Activities during family days included outdoor adventures, Boy…

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    Elinor Ann Hall 6/27/2019 12:00:00 AM Anderson,IN

    Elinor Ann Hall, 86, of Anderson, died June 27, 2019 at her residence after a brief illness. She was born May 21, 1933, in Rush County, IN the daughter of Edward J. and Tecla (Zinser) Firsich. She retired from Henry County Savings and Loan in New Castle and was a representative saleswoman for Mary Kay Cosmetics in the mid 1980’s. Elinor was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, James L. Hall died August 31, 2018; brothers, Donald Firsich, Hubert Firsich and Emmett Firsich; sisters, Imogene Karmire, Mary Kathryn Horigan and Juanita Bausback. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, July 12, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. at…

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    Janet D. McKain 6/28/2019 12:00:00 AM Anderson,IN

    Janet Darlene (Craib) McKain, 67, passed away Friday, June 28, 2019 at Community Hospital in Anderson after an extended illness. She was born on July 21, 1951 in Anderson, the daughter of Paul and Norma (Frank ) Craib. She had been employed by Anderson Mattress Company as office manager and also by Simon R.O. Corporation as personnel director. Janet enjoyed jewelry making and loved cats. She is survived by her husband of 47 years, Gary; two brothers, D. Scott Craib and Paul “Pete” ( wife, Kristi) Craib; many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews; special cousin, Debbie Chambers; and special friend, Tara Bartholomew. Janet was preceded in death…

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    Jo Ann Compton 6/26/2019 12:00:00 AM Anderson,IN

    Jo Ann Compton, 83, Anderson died June 26, 2019. She was born March 11, 1936 in Louisville, Kentucky. Survivors include her six children, Linda (Richard) Norris, Tim (Dawn) Williams, Elvaree “Renee” (Dusty) Williams, Jim (Cindy) Compton, Jeff Compton and Randy (Mary) Compton; 13 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren. Service is 4 p.m. Sunday, June 30, at Rozelle-Johnson Funeral Home, with visitation two hours prior. Burial in Evergreen Cemetery in Louisville, Kentucky 2 p.m. Monday, July 1, 2019. Memorial contributions to American Cancer Society. Post online condolences at www.rozelle-johnson.com

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    Dr. Kenneth Franklin Hall 6/6/2019 12:00:00 AM Anderson,IN

    On Thursday evening, June 6, 2019, Dr. Kenneth F. Hall, age 92, died peacefully of natural causes at St. Vincent Hospital, Anderson. Several members of his family were present to offer their prayers, gratitude, love and comfort. Ken was born December 13, 1926, the only child of Herbert D. and Martha Starbuck Hall of Columbiana, Ohio. He is survived by his wife of nearly 70 years, the Reverend Arlene (Stevens) Hall. Also surviving are son Rick Hall and wife Judi of Anderson; son Doug Hall and wife Marla of Anderson; five grandchildren: Kaedra Hall Clark (husband Marcus) of Greenwood; Connor Hall of Indianapolis; RuthAnn Abraham Lane (husband Harrison) of Arcadia;…