• Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Janet Commiskey

    Janet (Kehrein) Commiskey of Indianapolis, passed away quietly surrounded by family on September 26, 2019. Born to Otto P. and Thelma (Williams) Kehrein on May 15, 1935.  She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Paul M. Commiskey Sr., together they had 5 children, Paul Jr., (deceased), Patrick (Cathy), Jim (Lori), Janet Ibey (Commiskey – deceased, Daniel – deceased), and Dianna Commiskey.  A grandmother of 6 and great-grandmother of 4 children, she enjoyed traveling, music, gardening, musicals, sporting events, and spending time with family and friends.  She was a 1952 graduate of Arsenal Tech High School and retired from Indiana Bell in 1989 with 35 years of service.  Visitation…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Clarence William “Bill” Marsh

    Clarence William “Bill” Marsh, 82, of Indianapolis, passed away on September 24, 2019. Bill was born on November 22, 1936 in Indianapolis, to the late Clarence and Hazel Marsh. He honorably served his country in the United States Army from 1961-1965. He worked as an engineer analyst for Ford Motor Company for over 40 years before retiring in 1999. Bill was a longtime member of the First Church of the Nazarene and sang in a gospel quartet group, Harvesters. Bill married the love of his life, Anna, on October 9, 1960, and together they enjoyed spending time on the lake in their sailboat and traveling. They made it to 49…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    George Charles Covington

    George C. Covington, beloved son of the late Herbert Covington and Eleanor Covington, passed away on Monday, September 23, 2019 at the age of 82. He was born in Pittsburgh, PA in 1937, and moved to Cleveland, Ohio as a child. He was the beloved husband of Judith, and a father of Kimberly (Ferland) and Kathryn Covington. He graduated from University School in Shaker Heights, and Centre College in Danville, KY where he was a DeKe. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, 2 daughters, 4 grandchildren and 3 great grandsons. He was active in Kiwanis, and various charitable organizations upon retirement. He never hit a golf ball…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Ray L. Stanfield

    Ray L. Stanfield 77, of Indianapolis, IN, passed away on September 23, 2019 in Fishers, IN.  Ray was born on November 29, 1941 in Indianapolis, IN to the late Lloyd and Vera Marguerite Stanfield.  He was a 1960 graduate of Mooresville High School and received his bachelors and masters while in the Air Force.  He was a retired Command and Control Technician for the United States Air Force.  He was also a retired school bus driver.  He is survived by children, Chad R. Stanfield, Dr. Matthew R. (Jenny) Stanfield, Susan (Larry Zan) Stanfield and Jeffrey K. Stanfield; loving friends, Dan Staab, Sr., Mitch and Dee Graham, Heavenly Savory and children;…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Eric Jordan Laue

    Eric Jordan Laue 39, of Indianapolis, IN, passed away on September 18, 2019.  He was born on September 12, 1980 in Indianapolis, IN.  Eric was a 1998 graduate of Decatur Central High School.  He was a warehouse manager for MBP Catering.  He loved music and was a percussionist in various bands for thirty years.  He is survived by his mother, Janice (Husband Jay Wayner) Laue Wayner; father, Mark Laue and siblings, Jacob and Shelby Laue.  Services will be private. The post Eric Jordan Laue appeared first on Flanner Buchanan.

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Dennis Hubert Hawkins

    Dennis Hubert Hawkins, 81, of Indianapolis passed away Monday, September 23, 2019. Dennis was born in Kendallville, IN to Hubert C. Hawkins and Alberta M. Hawkins (Runge) Dennis graduated from Broad Ripple HS, Class of 56, He served his country in the US Army. Dennis served for 41 years on the Indianapolis Police Department, retiring in 2004 at the rank of Captain. Dennis loved flying, antique Chris Craft boats and midget car racing with his son. He was a member of USAC and the Antique & Classic Boat Society. He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother Errol C. Hawkins (Rusty) who died serving on the Arizona Police…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Mr. Benjamin Matthew Bennett

    Benjamin Matthew Bennett, 99, Indianapolis, went home to be with his Lord September 24, 2019. He was born in 1920 to Leo and Helen (Sharlow) Bennett. He was raised in Upstate New York where he attended grade school and high school. He served in the United States Army as a member of the 62nd Signal Corps where he set up communication operations for his unit. His deployments during World War II included Africa, Sicily, and Italy; some of the hardest fighting in the war. Death and destruction were no strangers to this man at that time. He even saw the great Mussolini hanging in the Square of the Fifteen Martyrs…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Linda Elizabeth McPhail

    Linda Elizabeth (Eid) McPhail, 69, of Indianapolis, passed away at home on Sunday, September 22, 2019. She was born on June 10, 1950 in Indianapolis to the late Ralph J. and Irma E. Eid. Linda was a 1968 graduate of Warren Central High School and earned her B.S. in education from Indiana Central College. She worked as a substitute teacher but worked most recently in retail sales at Kohls Department Store. Linda was an exuberant, congenial person with a wide circle of friends. She also enjoyed contentment at home with her yard and its environment, as well as needlepoint and crafts in her home. However, Linda’s greatest joy was being…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Norris Milton Archer

    Norris Milton Archer, born December 27, 1923, passed away on September 24, 2019, a full-fledged member of what has been labeled “The Greatest Generation.” Norris was the son of Ralph and Allyne Archer and brother of Ralph Junior, Evelyn Vermillion, Lester, and Carol Walker, all who preceded him in passing. He was husband to Louise for 33 years and father to David, Robert and Tim. He married Margaret in 1976 and is step father to Lester Jr, Kathy Steele, Rhonda Medley and Brian. Norris earned the rank of Eagle Scout, graduated from Arsenal Technical High School in Indianapolis where he was a member of the Army ROTC Cadet Corp, and…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Joyce Ann Dancer

    Joyce Ann Dancer, 79, of Indianapolis, passed away on Monday, September 23, 2019. She was born on July 8, 1940 in Indianapolis as the oldest of 6 children born to the late David Milo Nelson, Sr. and Ruth Arella (Sutphin) Nelson.  Joyce was a 1958 graduate of Warren Central High School and had a gift for creating beauty in everything she touched.  She worked in interior design, fashion design, modeling and as a make-up artist.  However, Joyce’s greatest joy was being a homemaker and mother. She is survived by her sons, Kevin and Jeff Muench; granddaughters, Haley (Connor) Bailey, Josephine Muench, Carlie Muench; and great-grandson, Lane Muench.  Joyce is also…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Forest Eugene Fahrbach

    Forest Eugene Fahrbach 91, of Indianapolis, passed away on September 22, 2019 in Mooresville, IN.  He was born on February 4, 1928 in Indianapolis, IN to the late Carrie and John Fahrbach.  He was an Army veteran of the Korean War.  He was a retired Typesetter for the Indianapolis Star.  He was a member of Masonic Lodge and Murat Shrine.  He was preceded in death by his brother, Roy Fahrbach.  He is survived by his sister, Beulah Gambold; sister-in-law, Judy Fahrbach; nephews, Jerry (Faye) Fahrbach, Joe (Teresa) Fahrbach, Jim (Cindy) Fahrbach and John (Lucy) Gambold; nieces, Vinny (Jerry) Price and Sharon (Scott) McAfee and several great nieces and nephews.  Visitation…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Gema Jesus Torres Bertol

    Gema Jesus Torres Bertol, of Indianapolis, Indiana, passed away on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at the age of 82. She was born on January 14, 1937 in the Canary Islands of Spain to Feliciano and Gabriela Torres. Gema lived in Bermuda for a while and married Adelfio Bertol there on June 19th, 1974. They moved to Indianapolis that same year, and have been happily married for the past 45 years. Visitation will be held at Flanner Buchanan – Washington Park North, 2706 Kessler Blvd. W. Dr., Indianapolis, on Thursday, September 26, 2019 from 4-7pm. The Funeral Mass will be held at St. Michael Catholic Church, 3354 W 30th St, Indianapolis,…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Mr. John S. Arthur

    John S. Arthur, 79, of Indianapolis passed away on September 23, 2019. Born November 12, 1939 to L. Dale and Mary (Loughery) Arthur in Charlotte, North Carolina. He served his country honorably in the United States Navy as a medic. During his career, John worked as a metallurgist for Ertels Manufacturing. He was a 40-year member of the Castleton Church of the Nazarene, where he served for many years as the church photographer and playing with the praise band. He loved music- especially classical, playing his guitar, and was always creative in his many ventures in life. John’s sense of humor and generous spirit will be missed by all who…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Paula M. Hanover

    Paula Marie (Dunbar) Hanover Born December 27, 1923 Died September 22, 2019 Paula grew up on a farm in Jewel, Ohio.  Having 2 younger brothers, Ned and Don, she logically became a tomboy.  In high school, she played softball and the tuba.  From her days on the farm, she shared stories of when her family got electricity and indoor plumbing, the animals and crops that they raised, and driving a tractor before she drove a car.  We learned from her that corn needed to be knee-high by the fourth of July. After high school she obtained her RN degree at Robinwood Hospital in Wauseon, Ohio. While working at a hospital…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Gerald “Jerry” Gene Gillespie

    Gerald “Jerry” Gene Gillespie, 83, of Indianapolis, Indiana passed away peacefully on September 23, 2019. He was born April 11, 1936 to Joy and Mable Gillespie; the youngest of five children. Jerry was a 1954 graduate of Ben Davis High School. It was there he began seeing the love of his life, Margaret Miller, though the two met when they were only in 3rd grade. The high school sweethearts married on April 30, 1955 and spent 51 beautiful years together until Margaret’s passing on December 2, 2006; they remained deeply in love at the time of her passing.  He was a supervisor at Eli Lilly; a career he faithfully served…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Betty Jean Nicewanger

    Betty Jean Nicewanger 95, of Indianapolis, passed away on September 22, 2019. She was born January 15, 1924 in Indianapolis to Alma (Sheets) and Lawrence (Lefty) Newbold. She was a member of Lawrence United Methodist Church. She was a clerk with the Center Township Trustee’s office in the 40s and a dental assistant to Dr. Sheldon Hall. Betty was preceded in death by her husband Robert D. Nicewanger, and sister Ruth Greenwald. She is survived by her sister Mary Louise Tomlinson and children: Steve (Mary Paula) Nicewanger, Janet (Jim) Carter and Robin Nicewanger. Betty has 4 grandchildren; Andrea, Amy, Mary Beth and Chris. She has 9 great-grandchildren; Seth, Graysen, Estella,…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Gary Dean Hargis

    Gary Dean Hargis 74, of Indianapolis, passed away September 23, 2019. He was born on July 24, 1945 in Indianapolis, Indiana as the son of George D. Hargis and Fannie Marie Deasy. After high school, Gary went straight into the workforce and landed a job with General Motors, where he eventually retired from after 30 years. In his spare time, Gary enjoyed playing cornhole, washers, and boating. He was an avid bowler and was a part of a league with GM. He loved watching the Colts and spending time with family and friends. He was known as a jokester and always had a story to tell. Gary also loved spending…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Emily June (Blanchette) Christensen

    Emily June (Blanchette) Christensen died peacefully September 20, 2019. She was born June 14, 1935 in Bradley, IL and grew up in Kankakee where she attended St. Joseph Seminary for grade and high school, an education she treasured. She was active in all sports but especially enjoyed tennis. After graduating, Emily worked for Armour Pharmaceuticals in Bradley where she met the love of her life, Bill. They were married Sept. 11, 1954 at St. Rose 0f Lima Church in Kankakee and settled in Bourbonnais, IL until a job change for Bill in 1967 precipitated their move to the East Coast. They lived in Princeton Jct., NJ where they raised their…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Gregory W. Saler

    Gregory W. Saler, beloved son of William Saler and the late Nina Saler (Brummett), and beloved brother of Jeffrey Saler, Maria McLennan, and John Saler, passed away on Thursday, September 19, 2019, at the age of 60. Greg was a dedicated employee of Janus Developmental Services in Noblesville, Indiana for 33 years. He enjoyed Country music, fishing, playing Bingo, and competing in Special Olympics. He particularly enjoyed playing in charity golf scrambles with his father and brothers. He was not sent to learn – but to teach. He was a blessing to his family, and everyone he met. Visitation will be held at Our Lady of Peace Cemetery (9001 Haverstick…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    David N. Feltner

    David N. Feltner, 84, of Indianapolis passed away on September 20, 2019. Dave was born on May 27, 1935 in Clermont, Indiana to Barton and Laura Feltner. He honorably served his country in the U.S. Navy and had a lifelong career as a sales professional. He loved the Lord and loved his family who considered him their hero. He was a kind and wonderful man who will be missed by those who knew him. He leaves behind his wife, Carol J. Feltner; 6 children, 10 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, 4 step-children, and 6 step-grandchildren. Friends and family are invited to gather from 10:00am-12:00pm on Monday, September 23, 2019 at Flanner…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Alma “Lee” Helm Kreider

    Alma “Lee” Helm Kreider, age 89, passed away September 17, 2019. Lee was born May 14, 1930 to Orvil and Sallie (Ford) Helm in Constantine, Kentucky . After graduating from high school in Cerro Gordo, Illinois in 1948, she worked in the office of the Illinois Power and Light Company for three years. She briefly worked in the office of Western Electric Company in Indianapolis after she married.She became an adopted Hoosier, moving to Indianapolis, Indiana, after marrying the love of her life, Robert G. Kreider, on August 18, 1951, at the Church of the Brethren in Cerro Gordo. Lee devoted her life to making a happy home for Bob,…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Cynthia Denise Bowington

    “How is it that I never saw your wings when you were here with me? When you closed your eyes and soared to the Heavens I could hear the faint flutter of your wings as you left. Your body no longer on this side, your spirit here eternally, I see your halo shine. I close my eyes and see the multi-colored wings surround me in my saddest moments and my happiest times. Mother, my angel, God has given you your assignment; always my mother, forever my angel. You fly into my dreams and when I am asleep. I feel your wings brush against my face wiping away the tears I…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Martha J. Reed

    Martha J (Scherer) Reed 86 of Brownsburg passed away on September 18, 2019. Martha was born on April 29, 1933 in Washington IN to Paul Fredrick and Martha Belle (Cady) Scherer. Martha was the administrative assistant for Sandor Development for Lois and Sidney Eskenazi for 56 years. Martha was preceded in death by her husband; Thomas William Reed and her sons; Dennis Ray Cunningham and Gerald “Jerry” Cunningham. Calling will be held on Sunday September 22, 2019 at Flanner Buchanan-Speedway from 1 to 4 pm. No funeral service are scheduled at this time. Martha is survived by her children; Randall Jay Cunningham, Thomas Reed, Karen (Rudy) Loewen and Barbara (Paul)…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Anna Louise Whitehouse

    Anna L. Whitehouse, 64, of Indianapolis, Indiana passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by her loved ones on September 18, 2019. She was born November 12, 1954 in Indianapolis, Indiana to William E. and Dorothy M. Kaiser; she was one of 4 children. She attended St. Andrews Catholic School and graduated from Arlington High School in 1972. Anna was an excellent athlete; she loved volleyball, swimming, and was even a championship kicker and pitcher for a kickball league in her younger days. She was a wonderful artist, especially in freehand drawing. Anna loved Elvis, The Beatles, Kiss, and the Bee Gee’s. She worked for years in the insurance industry, was…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Brian Lynn McAfee

    Brian Lynn McAfee gained eternal peace on September 14, 2019. Brian was born July 11, 1983 in Marshalltown, Iowa to William “Bill” K. and Sheryl L. (Gemeiner) McAfee. He attended schools in Marshalltown, Iowa; Cedar Park, Texas; and Indianapolis, Indiana.  He also studied Computer Technology for several years at Ivy Tech State College. He enjoyed his jobs at Patriot Manufacturing and Wood-Mizer where could use his talent of creativity. He was good with his hands, loved computers, and enjoyed playing pool with friends. He cherished relationships with friends everywhere he lived, and locally at Hope Covenant Church.  He will be remembered for his huge smile and his unconditional love and…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    David McKinley, Sr.

    David McKinley, Sr. 73, of Indianapolis, passed away on Thursday, September 12, 2019. He was born on June 3, 1946 in Indianapolis to the late Henry McKinley, Sr. and Anna Mae (Banks) McKinley. David was a quiet man who instilled the value of a hard day’s work into his children and stepchildren. He worked for many years as a custodian with Washington Township Schools, and most recently was still employed with Fed Ex. After working all day, David would often come home to more projects and yardwork, his day was never done. He found comfort in his fish tanks and watching TV and listening to the radio. David loved to…