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    Faerene McFarland

    Faerene McFarland Fortville Faerene (Cariker) McFarland, 87, of Fortville went to be with our Lord on Thursday, February 13, 2020 at Westminster Village North surrounded by her family.  She was born August 12, 1932 in McCrory, Arkansas to Ray and Janie (Dehart) Cariker.  Faerene drove a school bus for Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation and had her own tax business.  She was a devout member of the Fortville Church of the Nazarene and had been active for many years.  Sh…

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    Elizabeth Lakarosky

    Elizabeth Lakarosky Fortville Elizabeth “Agnes” Lakarosky, 99, formerly of Elizabethtown, died Friday, February 7, 2020 at Community North Hospital in Indianapolis. She was a native of Palmyra, OH, and an active member of St. James Catholic Church where she was a part of the bereavement committee, Parish Council, choir, and taught religion classes. She was a member of the Elizabethtown Garden Club, Elizabethtown Women’s Club, and the American Field Service. She was preceded in death by her hu…

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    Joanne Gamache

    Joanne Gamache Indianapolis Joanne H. Gamache, 86, of Indianapolis, passed away Sunday, February 9, 2020 at Community Hospital North.  She was born March 16, 1933 in Perley, Minnesota to Joseph and Hazel (O’Day) Marquart.  Joanne graduated from North Dakota State University where she was active as a Gamma Phi Beta   She was a member of St. Thomas Catholic Church in Fortville, played piano and enjoyed music and sewing.  Joanne was a teacher at the high schools in …

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    Dennis Foley

    Dennis Foley McCordsville Dennis M. Foley, 67, of McCordsville, passed away Monday, February 10, 2020 at Hamilton Trace in Fishers.  He was born July 11, 1952 in Indianapolis to James and Kathleen (Ryan) Foley.  Dennis graduated from Chatard High School in 1970 and worked for Kroger Grocery for 40 years retiring as warehouse manager.  He loved to play golf, loved Indiana University and Notre Dame and especially attending the Indianapolis 500. He was a member of St. Pius X Catho…

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    Rebecca Irvin

    Rebecca Irvin McCordsville Rebecca “Becky” C. (Redmon) Irvin, age 78, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family on Wed., Jan. 29, 2020 at IU Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, Ind. She was born on March 19, 1941 to the late Joe and Helen Redmon in Columbus, Ind. She was the oldest of two children, survived by Roberta “Bobbi” Speaker of Seymour, Ind. Becky married the late Frank Irvin in 1996 and is survived by her two children, Holly Northam of Jeffersonville, Ind. and Joel Cheesman… Re…

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    Roger Coffey, Sr.

    Roger Coffey, Sr. Ingalls Roger L. Coffey, Sr., 77, of Ingalls, passed away Saturday, January 25, 2020 at his home.  He was born May 30, 1942 in Indianapolis, IN to the late Earl A. and Della May (Decker) Coffey.  Roger was a U.S. Army veteran and a self-employed brick mason.  He enjoyed spending time with friends at “The Barn”. Roger is survived by wife Terry Sue (Bowlin) Coffey, whom he married August 9, 2003; children: Kimberly Jimenex, Roger Coffey, Jr. and Connie (Stephen)…

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    John Evelo

    John Evelo Indianapolis John R. Evelo, 81, of Indianapolis, passed away peacefully due to complications from dementia, Thursday January 23, 2020. He was born June 30, 1938 to Charles and Angela (Foradori) Evelo in Terre Haute, IN. John was a retired Spanish teacher and former Chairman of the Foreign Language Department at Lawrence Central High School.  During his tenure at Lawrence Central, John coached football and cross country, and developed the intramural basketball program.  He…

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    Esther Collins

    Esther Collins Fortville Esther June Collins, 86, of Fortville, passed away Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at her home.  She was born October 23, 1933 in Linton, IN.  Esther had owned and operated Esther’s Café in Fortville, where she was famous for her biscuits and gravy.  She had also worked for RCA.  She attended Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Acton, IN.   Esther is survived by husband Eleck Collins, whom she married on October 19, 1955; children: Billy W. Col…

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    Parker Sauter

    Parker Sauter Fortville Parker Lee (Buehler) Sauter, 36, of Fortville passed away at home after a courageous battle with glioblastoma.  She was born July 5, 1983 in Van Nuys, CA.  Parker was a stay at home Mom. She was passionate about her boys and family and always wanted the best for us all.  She was creative and artistic, was a member of the 311 Familia and had an extensive Barbie Doll collection.  Parker also enjoyed Astronomy. She loved looking at the cosmos through h…

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    Tiffany Terrill

    Tiffany Terrill Fortville Tiffany Ann Terrill, 44, of Fortville, passed away Saturday, December 28, 2019 in Greensburg, Indiana.  She was born December 8, 1975 in Tacoma, WA.  Tiffany was an expanded function dental assistant.  She loved doing her nails and makeup.  Tiffany enjoyed dancing, music and spending time with family. Tiffany is survived by husband Eric Ray Terrill, whom she married August 20, 1994 in Orange County, CA; children: Evin Michael Ray Terrill and &nbsp…

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    Deborah Ashby

    Deborah Ashby Anderson Deborah L. (Harlow) Ashby, 66, of Anderson, passed away December 27, 2019 surrounded by her family.  She was born December 14, 1953 in Corona, CA to Jackie and Elizabeth Ann (Conger) Harlow.  Debbie had her own daycare called Deb’s Darlins for many years. She had also worked at Jackson-Hewitt Tax Service.  Debbie was also a realtor and belonged to the Anderson Board of Realtors.  Debbie is survived by husband Michael L. Ashby, whom she married April …

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    Anna King

    Anna King Greenfield Anna L. King, 80, of Greenfield, passed away Thursday, December 12, 2019 in Greenfield. She was born July 9, 1939 in Jellico, Tennessee.  Anna was a member of the United Methodist Church.  She worked at Wal-Mart in Indiana and later transferred to Florida where she retired. Anna is survived by husband Orvel King, whom she married July 27 1957; children: Gary (Tracy) King of Indianapolis; Angela King of Greenfield; Steven  (Christine) King of Indianapolis an…

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    Tamara Carpenter

    Tamara Carpenter Fortville Tamara Jo Carpenter, 42, of Fortville, passed away Tuesday, December 10, 2019 surrounded by her family.  She was born July 31, 1977 in Greenfield.  Tamara was a member of the R.E.A.L. Community Church in Ingalls. Tamara is survived by husband Rodney Carpenter, whom she married August 23, 1996, children: Caleb (Hannah) Carpenter and Mackenzie Carpenter; mother: Malinda (Robert) McConnell; siblings: Brian Immel, Cynthia McConnell; step-siblings: David (Jenni…

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    Charles “Val” Ake

    Charles “Val” Ake Fortville Charles “Val” Ake, 83, of Fortville, passed away Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at Riverview Hospital in Noblesville.  He was born July 1, 1936 in Hartford City, Indiana to Gerald W. and Marjorie (Gosnell) Ake.  Val graduated from Hartford City High School and was a U.S. Marine veteran.  He was a member of the Fortville Church of the Nazarene.  Val was a member of the Teamsters and a retired truck driver.  He also drove a school bus for Hamilt…

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    June Wood

    June Wood Fortville June Ellen Cannaday Wood, 87, of Fortville, passed away Thursday, November 28, 2019 at her home. She was born March 18, 1932 in Hamilton County, IN to the late Robert and Iris (Barnard) Cannaday.  June was a 1950 graduate of the old Fortville High School and a member of the Fortville Christian Church.  She retired from Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation in 1994.  June was the Mt. Vernon High School cafeteria manager for 20 years…

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    Ronald Rockhill

    Ronald Rockhill Fortville Ronald Rockhill, 90, of Fortville, passed away on Thursday, November 21, 2019 at his home surrounded by family.  He was born March 15, 1929 in Ft. Wayne, Indiana.  Ron was a graduate of Riley High School in South Bend and later Indiana Institute of Technology in Ft. Wayne.  He was a U.S. Army Air Force veteran serving at the tail end of World War II and then later was recalled to serve in the U.S. Air Force from 1950 to 1956.  Ron retired from Bro…

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    Mary Weir

    Mary Weir Fortville Mary E. Weir, 110, of Fortville, passed away Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at Community Hospital North surrounded by her family.  She was born February 16, 1909 in Fayette County, Indiana to Charles and Mary Catherine (Faber) Schenkel.  Mary worked in the cafeteria at old Ingalls school and retired after 23 years’ service.  She was a member of St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church in Fortville and was very active in many areas at the church.  Mary taught …

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    Jimmy Taylor

    Jimmy Taylor Fortville Jimmy L. Taylor, 79, of Fortville, passed away November 14, 2019 at his home surrounded by family.  He was born November 25, 1939 at Ft. Benjamin Harrison in Indianapolis to Willie and Katherine (Wakeland) Taylor.  Jimmy retired as a Lieutenant from the City of Lawrence Police Department after 26 years of service.  He then went to work for Simon Properties in the security department and later retired from there after 20 years of service.  Jimmy was a…

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    Jay Doty

    Jay Doty Ingalls Jay A. Doty, 43, of Ingalls, passed away at Rawlins House Rehabilitation Center in Pendleton.  He was born November 15, 1975 in Indianapolis.   Jay was born with a condition called Tuberous Sclerosis.  Anyone who met Jay fell in love with him.   Jay is survived by father: James M. Doty, Jr and former wife Debra Doty; mother: Marcia L. Wright; brothers: James M. Doty, III, Robert (Heather) Doty, Sr., Adam (Deena) Doty, Sr. and John (Kathy) Doty; s…

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    Robert Downing, Jr.

    Robert Downing, Jr. McCordsville Robert L. “Bob” Downing, Jr., 81, loving husband and father of 3, passed away on October 30, 2019 at his home in McCordsville surrounded by his family.  He was born October 14, 1938 in Vincennes, IN to Robert and Adeline (Ell) Downing.  Bob retired from the Indianapolis Star & News after 25 years as a linotype operator.  While working at the Indy Star he also ran his own business, Indiana Telecom Services, which sold accessibility equipment …

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    Robert Acu

    Robert Acu Noblesville Robert A. Acu, Jr., 45, of Noblesville, passed away at his home on Monday, October 28, 2019.  He was born June 16, 1974 in San Francisco, CA.  Robert work as a merchandiser for Coca-Cola.  He was a lover of all sports and especially enjoyed the Golden State Warriors and San Franciso 49ers.  Robert’s life was about his family and especially his daughters.  He loved time with family and mowing the lawn with his daughter Maddie.  Robert, Miche…

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    Paula Ferrill

    Paula Ferrill Fortville Paula Jo (White) Ferrill, 62, of Fortville, passed away Sunday, October 20, 2019 in Pendleton.  She was born February 12, 1957 in Greenfield. Paula was a 1975 graduate of Mt. Vernon High School and managed the Ridgeview Apartments in Fortville. Paula is survived by her husband, Jim Ferrill, whom she married on June 28, 1980 in Fortville; daughter, Heather (Jeff) Loy of Fortville; sons: Brandon (Amanda) Ferrill of Lapel, and Shawn (Heidi) Ferrill of Fortville; fath…

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    Marvin Terrell

    Marvin Terrell Fortville Marvin D. Terrell, 86, of Fortville, passed away Wednesday, October 16, 2019 in Pendleton.  He was born June 25, 1933 in Austin, Indiana to Horace Terrell and Anna (Cass) Terrell.  Marvin was a U. S. Army Veteran, having served in the Korean War in the 3rd Armored Division.  He was a retired truck driver for the True Value Hardware and the old Stark & Wetzel Meat Packing Company.  Marvin was an active member of the Fortville Church of the Nazar…

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    Shirley Butcher

    Shirley Butcher Fortville Shirley N. “Jody” Butcher, 71, of Fortville, passed away Sunday, October 6, 2019 in Greenfield.  She was born August 11, 1948 in Black Mountain, KY to Fred and Geneva (Dorley) Lambdin.  Jody enjoyed gardening, quilting, spending time with family, dancing and listening to music.  She retired from PaperArts after 13 years and ran “Your Cleaning Ladies” cleaning service Shirley is survived by daughter Tammie Butcher of Fortville; companion of over 53…