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    GARY GENE MOORE

    Gary G. Moore, 69, of Carroll County, IN, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020 in Delphi. He was born on Jan. 18, 1951 in Logansport to Phyllis J. (Davis) Moore and the late Don R. Moore 1st. He was baptized at the Delphi Christian Church. He attended Delphi Schools and had been a member of the Boy Scouts and Little League.   When he returned home, he went to work for his Uncle James Davis and then he joined the Carpenter’s Union 215 which he still belongs to. When he retired, he took over the Food Pantry and served as the Vice President of the GUCA Food Pantry. He…

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    JACKIE HITCH

    Jackie Hitch Jackie Hitch, 68 of Delphi passed away on Tuesday, January 28, 2020. She was born on July 22, 1951 in Lafayette to the late Charles & Ann (Myers) Payne. She attended Rossville Schools. She married Richard Hitch, Sr on August 5, 1967 and he preceded her in death on May 1, 2018. Jackie retired from Pillsbury in Lafayette as a line worker. She enjoyed sewing and finding treasurers. She is survived by sons: John R. Hitch (Kim) of Delphi and Rick Hitch (Jenny) of Cutler, grandsons: Bryan, J.J. Thorn, Walker Hitch; brother, Chuck Payne (Patty) of Cutler, sisters: Cindy Payne of Americus, Joyce Bolinger (Dennis) of Indianapolis and…

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    MARY STRONG

    MARY STRONG Mary Strong passed away on Jan. 1, 2020 at Creasy Springs Health Campus in Lafayette. She was born on Feb 27, 1922 in Lafayette to the late Vernon and Gladys (Hazlett) Wagoner. She graduated from Buck Creek High School. She married Daniel E. Sheets in 1940 and they divorced after 26 years of marriage. She married Ova Strong in 1972 and they later divorced. Mary retired as Postmaster for the Colburn Post Office after 29 years. After retiring from their she worked for MCL Cafeteria for a few years. She was a member of the Lafayette VFW and American Legion Auxiliaries. She was also a member of the…

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    LAURA T. BAKER

    LAURA T. BAKER Laura T. Baker, 84 of Delphi passed away on Dec. 30, 2019 at Rosewalk Village in Lafayette. Laura was born on Dec. 7, 1935 in Moberly, Missouri to the late Murray and Helen (Gilhams) Tesh. She was a 1953 graduate[DD1]  of Camden High School. She received her Bachelors degree from Indiana University and her Masters degree from Purdue University. She married Daniel G. Baker on Dec. 30 1956 and he preceded her in death on June 27, 2011. Mrs. Baker taught English at Delphi Community High School for 27 years. She was a former member of the Delphi Community School Board, life member of Sigma Kappa Sorority…

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    Glenda S. Parks

    Glenda S. Parks, 74, of Lafayette passed away on December 20, 2019 at I U Arnett. She was the born January 31, 1945 in Lafayette Indiana to Glenn A. Laird Sr. and Mary M. (Allen) Laird.  Glenda was a 1965 Graduate of Southwestern High School and she was a homemaker. She is survived by her children, Sandra Spaulding, Michael Spaulding, and Carl Spaulding all of Lafayette. Also surviving are 5 Grandchildren and 2 Sisters Cindy Jones of Lafayette and Dorothy Edwards of American Fork, Utah. Per Glenda’s request Cremation with graveside services at a later date.

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    ELEODORO LORENZO-ORMAS

    ELEODORO LORENZO-ORMASEleodoro Lorenzo-Ormas, 88, of Delphi passed away on Dec. 14, 2019 St. Franciscan Hospital in Lafayette.. Eleodoro was born on Sept. 28, 1931 in Cuba to the late Manuel Lorenzo and Anna Oramas. He was a retired farmer. He married Manuela Olivia Valdez-Carrero and she survives.No services are planned at this time.

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    EMERSON MICHAEL CRIDER

    EMERSON MICHAEL CRIDERThe memorial service for Emerson Michael Crider, son of Brooke Milburn and Brian Crider was  held at noon on Monday, December 2, 2019.

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    ELSIE MYERS

    Elsie G. Myers Elsie G. Myers, 92, passed away on Nov. 22, 2019 at St. Elizabeth Healthcare in Delphi. Elsie was born on April 12, 1927 in Yeoman, Indiana to the late Harry Galen and Ruth Victoria (Ballard) Overly. She attended Yeoman schools until 8thgrade and was a 1945 graduate of Monticello High School. She married Robert Lewis Myers on Sept. 16, 1950 and they later divorced. Elsie had worked and managed Carroll County Abstract and Title Co. She received her real estate license in 1965 and became a broker in 1966. She established Myers Real Estate in 1967 and owned and operated it until 1993. Elsie was co-founder of…

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    JESSE A. KELLY

    Jesse A. Kelly Jesse A. Kelly, 71 of Delphi passed away on Nov. 19, 2019 at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Jesse was born on May 27, 1948 in Delphi to the late Jesse Vernon and Lova (McManus) Kelly. He attended schools in Delphi. Mr. Kelly was formerly employed at Lahr Ford and Kreig Motors in Delphi and was semi retire, working at Carquest Automotive in Delphi. He married Macle Donaldson in Sept. 1977 in Delphi and she survives. Also surviving are his daughters: Deloris Pitts (Ernest) of Flora and Kari-ann Parks (Dennis) Of Delphi and son, Jesse Kelly (Shannon) also of Delphi; sister, Charlotte White (Alan) of Delphi and 12…

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    Ed Mitchell

    Ed Mitchell Ed Mitchell, 76 of Lebanon and formerly of Delphi passed away at his home in Lebanon surrounded by family on Oct. 11, 2019. He was born on Jan. 23, 1943 in Nashville, TN to the late Edgar I. Mitchell, Jr. and Ella (Chrisman) Mitchell. He served in the US Navy from 1960-1963. He married Mary K. “Kathy” Wilson on March 24, 2000 at Franklin, TN and she survives. He retired from working as a truck driver. Ed was a member of the Delphi American Legion. He enjoyed fishing, working on small engines, old radios, muzzleloaders, and tinkering around and camping. He is also survived by his children: Kevin…

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    JESSE LEE STAPLETON

    Jesse Lee Stapleton Jesse Lee Stapleton, 38, of Colburn passed away on Sept. 28, 2019 at his residence. He was born on Nov. 20, 1980 in Lafayette to Leetta Darlene (Davis) and Ricky L. Stapleton. He was a graduate of Harrison High School. He worked at Wabash National as a welder and was a member of the Local #274 Laborers Union. He was a member of the Gamers Club at Harrison and enjoyed bow hunting, boating and singing. He is survived by his parents: Ricky L. Stapleton (De) of Delphi and Darlene Siler (Kenny) of Colburn; maternal grandmother, Wilma Davis of Colburn; son, Gabriel Stapleton of Colburn; brother, Rickey Stapleton…

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    RALPH ARTHUR ADDY, SR.

    RALPH ARTHUR ADDY, SR. Ralph Addy Sr., 58 of Rossville in Rural Carroll County, passed away on Sept. 14, 2019 at his home. He was born on Sept. 29, 1960 in Lafayette to the late Ralph D. and Virginia L. (Wise) Addy. He attended Rossville Consolidated Schools. He married Amber Robbins on June 25, 1977 at Monticello and she survives. He was a crane operator for Twin Lakes Enterprises. He enjoyed spending time with his family, antiquing, and sharing breakfast on Saturdays with his in-laws; and fellowship with his co-workers – especially Billy, Rob, and Doug. He is also survived by his children: Ralph Arthur Addy, Jr. of Lafayette, Ralph…

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    THOMAS WILLIS

    THOMAS WILLIS Thomas Willis, 60, of Boswell and formerly of Delphi passed away at 10:07 a.m. on Sept. 11, 2019 at Franciscan Health Hospital in Lafayette. He was born on May 25, 1959 to the late Arleigh and Patty (George) Willis. He had attended Delphi Community High School and received his GED. He worked as a cook for many area restaurants. He is survived by his daughter, Sheila Donnelly; siblings: Barb (Daryl) Johns of Delphi, Bonnie Curtis of Boswell, Gayle (Bob) Kamp of Lafayette and Terry Willis of Flora. He was preceded by his brothers: George and Charles Dale Willis. Family will have services at a later date

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    RICHARD DAVID HILL

    Richard David Hill Richard David Hill, 74 of Monticello passed away at 11:49 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019 at IU Arnett Hospital in Lafayette. He was born on Feb. 26, 1945 in Indianapolis to the late Natu and Thelma (Moore) Hill. He attended Pike High School. He married Brenda Bray at Noblesville, IN on Jan. 21, 1963 and she survives. He worked as an HVAC and Appliance repairman. He enjoyed metal detecting and was a coin and old bottle collector. Along with his wife Brenda, he is survived by his children: daughter Dana Morrison (Jeffrey) of West Lafayette and sons: Rich and Bradford Hill both of Monticello; 8 grandchildren…

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    MARY G. GREEN

    Mary G.  Green, 92, a resident of Delphi since 1984, passed away on July 8, 2019 at St. Elizabeth Healthcare in Delphi. She had moved to Delphi from Paxton, Illinois. She was born on Sept. 4, 1926 in Watseka, IL to the late Lawrence M. and Grace (Davis) Goodyear. She was a 1944 graduate of Watseka Community High School in Watseka, IL and a 1948 graduate of Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL She had done post graduate work at Illinois Wesleyan. She married Kenneth Green on August 5, 1951 in Watseka, IL and he survives. She was a former vocal & instrumental teacher in the elementary and middle schools…

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    HELEN L. CREE

    DELPHI – HELEN L. (DUBES) CREE Helen L. Cree, 92, of Delphi, passed away on May 17, 2019 at St. Elizabeth Healthcare in Delphi surrounded by her family. She is now at peace with the Lord Jesus Christ. Helen was born to the late William Curtis Dubes Sr. and Lida May (Newell) Dubes on July 7, 1926 in Delphi. She was a 1944 graduate of Delphi High School. After graduation, she went to work at Brown Rubber making tires for airplanes from 1945-1960. She married Bobby Dean Cree on June 21, 1953 in Delphi and he preceded her in death on Feb. 19, 2007. According to Aunt Helen, she was…

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    MARY LOUISE CLIFFORD

    Mary Louise Clifford MARY LOUISE CLIFFORDMary passed away peacefully in her sleep after a day with family in the early morning of May 15, 2019 at her home in West Lafayette, Indiana.  Mary was 89 years old.  She was born on August 4,1929 in Camden, Indiana.  She grew up on a farm with her parents Robert Sr. and Mary Esther (Brennan) Hedde, a brother Robert Hedde, Jr. and a sister, Margaret Ann Kehoe. All preceded her in death.  She graduated in 1947 from Camden High School and was President of her class.  Growing up she was also an avid tap dancer and participated in many performances. She was a lifelong…

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    GARY L. GRAY

    Gary Gray, 75, of Rossville, Indiana, passed away on May 12, 2019, surrounded by family and friends. He was born to parents Donald Max and Wilma Irene Gray on Dec. 4, 1943 and raised by Elmer and Opal Roth in Edna Mills, Indiana.  Gary graduated from Rossville High School in 1961 and then went to work as a mechanic at Irmeger’s Standard Station in Rossville.  After a short stint at Temple Concrete Finishing in Delphi, Gary went to work at Purdue University in the elevator shop, where he began a 31-year career at the academic institution, where he ultimately rose to the position of Zone Maintenance Leader and stayed there…

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    JOHN M. LITTLE SR.

    DELPHI – John M. Little Sr John M. Little Sr., passed away on May 7, 2019 at IU Health Arnett in Lafayette. John was born to the late Lee and Edith (Sisson) Little in Tippecanoe County on Sept. 5, 1944. He attended East Tipp Schools. He married Nancy J. Miller on Sept. 1, 1963 at the Colburn Church and she survives. He retired after 41 years from Gerber Globe Valve in Delphi where he worked in the polishing dept. John enjoyed watching birds and wildlife, gardening and spoiling his grandchildren. Along with his wife Nancy, he is survived by his children: Bonny Marcum (Bobbie Jr) of Brookston, Rena Chittick (Don…

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    POLLIE ANNE PAYNE

    Pollie Anne Payne, 83, of Delphi and formerly of Indianapolis passed away at Franciscan Health on April 24, 2019. Pollie was born on Jan. 13, 1936 in Henry County, KY to the late Joseph Riggs and Lillie (Browning) Kidwell. She was a 1953 graduate of George Washington High School in Indianapolis and had attended IUPUI. She married Thomas A. Payne on June 15, 1957 and he preceded her in death on Nov. 2, 2018. She worked at   George Washington High School where she was employed as the principal’s secretary. She had also worked for the IPS #91 as a secretary and retired from the Northwest High School IPS system. She…

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    J. Eric McCormick Eric McCormick, 74, of Delphi, passed away on April 17, 2019. He was born on April 18, 1944 in Lafayette, IN to the late John B. and Mary (Maxwell) McCormick. He was a 1962 graduate of Delphi High School and had attended Purdue University. He served in the Army Reserves during the Vietnam era. He married Colleen (Davis) on Dec. 8, 2003 in Naples, FL and she survives. Eric was semi-retired and owner of McCormick Farms. He was a lifetime member of the American Legion, a member of the Carroll County Country Club and Jolly Boys Club. He enjoyed watching Purdue sports, the Colts and NASCAR. Along…

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    ELEANOR M. DANIELS MOORE

    BATTLE GROUND  –  Eleanor M. Daniels Moore passed away peacefully with family on April 3, Born November 15, 1933 in Nevada, Iowa to Bertha (Holland) Daniels and Myrtie Daniels, Eleanor was the youngest of seven children.  The family eventually moved to Plad, Missouri where Eleanor attended and graduated from Windyville High School.  Eleanor’s first job was working at Sydney’s Drug Store in Lebanon, Missouri where she subsequently met Donald Moore. Moore became a frequent customer at the store for its great coney dogs and coffee, and to gain the attention of Eleanor.  They married in 1953 and Donald became the love of Eleanor’s life. That love continued through more than…

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    ROBERT M. SHULTHEIS

    ROBERT M. SHULTHEIS Robert M. Shultheis, 70, of Rossville passed away on March 31, 2019. He was born on April 16, 1948 in Lafayette to the late Orville and Ruby (Sines) Shultheis. He was a 1966 graduate of Rossville High School. He served in the Marine Corp from Oct. 1966-1968, serving one tour in Vietnam. He married Patricia Tarvin in Rossville on Jan. 22, 1971 and she survives. Bob retired in 2011 from Tate & Lyle’s North Plant where he worked in Utilities and Waste Water for over 43 ½ years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, mushroom hunting, woodworking, reading, gardening and was an avid outdoorsman. Along with his wife, Patricia,…

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    PERRY “DALE” CROWDER

    PERRY “DALE” CROWDER Perry “Dale” Crowder, 83, of Delphi passed away on March 30, 2019 in Franciscan Health, Lafayette East. Dale was born to the late Perry and Eulala (Martin) Crowder on July 6, 1935 in Carroll County. He graduated from Delphi High School in 1954. He served in the US Army with the 3rdArmored Division (Spearhead) stationed in Germany in 1960.  His marriage to Phyllis M. Franklin was on Dec. 31, 1967 and she survives. He worked at Alcoa in Lafayette for 11 years, then went to Engineering Aggerates in Logansport, retiring from there in 1999. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his sister, Patricia Measels…