• Franklin,  Trafalgar,  Whiteland

    Seth Lorber

    Seth Lorber Seth A Lorber, 19, of Greenwood, Indiana entered into rest on Tuesday, March 24th, 2020 in Bloomington, Indiana. Seth was born on Thursday, October 5th, 2000 to Patrick Lorber and Pamela (Silverman) Lorber. Seth loved many things among football for one and his most favorite was his playstation games. Seth is survived by his wonderful parents; his sister, Mikela Lorber, of Greenwood; his grandparents, Bonnie Parker and Jerry Silverman; many friends and loved ones. The family is hol…

  • Franklin,  Trafalgar,  Whiteland

    Kenneth Collyear Jr.

    Kenneth Collyear Jr. Kenneth “Ken” Collyear Jr., 49, of Franklin, Indiana, passed away on March 24th, 2020 in Franklin. Ken was born August 26th, 1970 to Kenneth Eugene Collyear, Sr and Linda Lee(Luke) Collyear. On June 30, 1989 in San Diego, California he married his childhood friend Dorothea (Sauer) Collyear. He married Dorothea (Sauer) Collyear June 30, 1989 in San Diego, CA. Ken received his Associate’s Degree from the IBEW and went on to become a Master Electrician with IBEW Local 481. H…

  • Franklin,  Trafalgar,  Whiteland

    Sherman Tedder

    Sherman Tedder Sherman S. Tedder, 57, of Indianapolis, Indiana entered into rest on Thursday, March 19th, 2020 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Sherman was born on August 22nd, 1962 in Raleigh, North Carolina to Sherman Tedder and Minnie Tedder. There are no services planned at this time. Jessen Funeral Home is committed to our families and community but we are restricted to 10 people MAXIMUM altogether at a gathering according to the recommendations of the President of the United States, Indiana……

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    Paul Coulombe

    Paul Coulombe Paul A. Coulombe, 56, of New Palestine, Indiana entered into rest on Sunday, March 22nd, 2020 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Paul was born on Sunday, September 1st, 1963 in Indianapolis, Indiana to the late William Coulombe and Mary (Bibe) Coulombe. Paul was a great man and prankster, he loved making people laugh. Everyone always had a great time around him. He loved spending time with his grand kids and family making wonderful memories. He enjoyed riding motorcycles and going campin…

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    Kay Pate

    Kay Pate Kay D. Pate, 75, of Franklin, Indiana passed away on Friday, March 20th, 2020 at Otterbein Health Center of Franklin, Indiana. Kay was born on Tuesday, January 24th, 1939 to the late Wilson Pate and Wilma (Breeden ) Pate. Preceded in death by her parents. Survivors includes her nieces and nephews. There are no services scheduled at this time. Arrangements are entrusted to Jessen Funeral Home – Franklin Chapel Kay D. Pate, 75, of Franklin, Indiana passed away on Friday, March 20th, 20…

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    Rita Grote

    Rita Grote After a long and wonderful life, Rita Grote, 96, of Indianapolis passed away peacefully on March 20, 2020 at Demaree Crossing Assisted Living. She was born September 11, 1923 to Leo and Theresa Holtel (deceased), and married Raymond G. Grote (deceased) in January 1946. Rita and Ray had eight children: Barbara (Donald) Kemp; Janet (David) Embler; Mark (Jeannie) Grote; Rachael (Michael) Reddick; Dennis (Beth) Grote; Kathryn (Rex, deceased) Lawrence; Albert(deceased) (Luz) Grote and D…

  • Franklin,  Trafalgar,  Whiteland

    Ernest David Spear

    Ernest David Spear Ernest David Spear, 76, of Indianapolis, Indiana passed away on March 17, 2020 in Greenwood, Indiana. Ernest was born on June 24, 1943 in Tompkinsville, Kentucky to the late Estes Spear and Wilma (England) Spear. Ernest married the love of his life Audrey Cassetty on July 10, 1959. Ernest was a member of the Southeastern Church of Christ in Indianapolis, Indiana. Ernest loved God, his family, his friends, and life. He had an amazing spirit about him, he never met a stranger…

  • Franklin,  Trafalgar,  Whiteland

    Ernest Spear

    Ernest Spear Ernest David Spear, 76, of Indianapolis, Indiana passed away on March 17, 2020 in Greenwood, Indiana. Ernest was born on June 24, 1943 in Tompkinsville, Kentucky to the late Estes Spear and Wilma (England) Spear. Ernest married the love of his life Audrey Cassetty on July 10, 1959. Ernest was a member of the Southeastern Church of Christ in Indianapolis, Indiana. Ernest loved God, his family, his friends, and life. He had an amazing spirit about him, he never met a stranger and e…

  • Franklin,  Trafalgar,  Whiteland

    Charles Stinger Sr.

    Charles Stinger Sr. Charles R. Stinger Sr., 81, of New Whiteland, Indiana, entered into rest on Friday, March 13th, 2020. Charles was born on Monday, March 28th, 1938 in Indianapolis, Indiana to the late George Stinger and Dorothy (Steven) Stinger. Charles was honorably discharged after his devoted service to The Unites States Navy. Charles enjoyed many things from boating and going fishing. In his younger years he played and watched basketball. His hobby was wood working and he loved to work…

  • Franklin,  Trafalgar,  Whiteland

    Joyce Johnson

    Joyce Johnson Joyce Ann Johnson, 76 of Franklin, Indiana passed away on March 17, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. A native of Harrisburg, Arkansas, she was born September 27th, 1943 to the late David Clifford James and Grace Davis James. Joyce retired from Casting Technology, she enjoyed reading, sewing, gardening and spending time with her children and grandchildren. She will be remembered for her love of making homemade candy at Christmas. Joyce is survived by her daughter, Jennifer M…

  • Franklin,  Trafalgar,  Whiteland

    Willie Ferguson

    Willie Ferguson Willie M. Ferguson, 37, of Chicago, Illinois passed away on February 27th, 2020. There are no services planned at this time. Arrangements entrusted to Jessen Funeral Home – Whiteland Chapel Willie M. Ferguson, 37, of Chicago, Illinois passed away on February 27th, 2020. There are no services planned at this time. Arrangements entrusted to Jessen Funeral Home – Whiteland Chapel View   Send Flowers

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    David Colpitts

    David Colpitts David Mark Colpitts, 61, of Burlington, Kentucky entered into rest on Friday, March 13, 2020 in Cincinnati, Ohio. David was born on Monday, April 28, 1958 to the late David F. Colpitts and E. Louise (Kelly) Colpitts. David had an Associates Degree in business from Indiana Wesleyan University. David was a IU Basketball fan and huge car enthusiast. Most of all he was a loving Father and Grandfather. He enjoyed spending quality time with his family and making wonderful memories. D…

  • Franklin,  Trafalgar,  Whiteland

    William Vandivier

    William Vandivier Franklin William D. Vandivier, 98, of Franklin/Indianapolis, passed away March 10, 2020 in Franklin. William was born January 28, 1922 in Franklin, IN to the late Dault Vandivier and Freda Strohmeyer Vandivier. He married Rosemary Tague Vandivier who preceded him in death in 2009. William was a US Army veteran who faithfully served his country during World War II. Survivors include Luba Ralston who was like a daughter to him; two nephews, Dan Vandivier (Rhonda) and William A…

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    Lenora Trostle

    Lenora Trostle Lenora Trostle, 54, of Franklin, Indiana entered into rest on Monday, March 9, 2020 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Lenora was born on Thursday, March 3, 1966 to the late George Aubrey and Patricia Aubrey. Lenora loved animals, among her favorites was cardinals, dolphins and horses. She enjoyed going out hiking and having adventures. Lenora was always smiling and a had a happy soul. She loved to spend time with her cats but above all, she cherished the quality time making memories sp…

  • Franklin,  Trafalgar,  Whiteland

    Amber Kashik

    Amber Kashik Indianapolis, Indiana Amber Marie Kashik, 42, of Indianapolis, Indiana passed away on March 8th, 2020 at St. Francis Hospital. Amber was born in East Chicago, Indiana on August 8th, 1977 to Joseph Hernandez and Rebecca Sowash. She married the love of her life, Sayed Shamekh on April 27, 2001 in Egypt. All throughout her life, Amber loved music and loved to dance, but those who loved her remember her most for her warmth, love, and dedication. She was known by most for being a…

  • Franklin,  Trafalgar,  Whiteland

    Alaya Proctor

    Alaya Proctor Indianapolis, Indiana Alaya Marie Proctor, left this world unexpectedly on March 4, 2020, in the warmth of the love of her mother and father. She was an unexpected blessing to her parents that brought much happiness, peace, and excitement as they pondered what the future might hold for their daughter. Though she was only in their lives for a short time, they credit her with strengthening their bond of love, bringing them closer than they had ever been as a couple. They had so mu…

  • Franklin,  Trafalgar,  Whiteland

    Allie Mason

    Allie Mason Allie M. Mason, 89, of Indianapolis, Indiana went to be with our Lord on Monday, March 2nd, 2020 at University Heights Health and Living Community in Indianapolis, Indiana. FULL OBIT PENDING AT THIS TIME……… Funeral will be held on Thursday, March 5, 2020 at 1:00PM with visitation from 11:00AM until time of service at Jessen Funeral Home ~ Whiteland Chapel with burial to follow at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens. Arrangements entrusted to Jessen Funeral Home – Whiteland Chapel &nb…

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    Joyce Bray

    Joyce Bray Joyce Ann Bray, 65, of Whiteland, Indiana entered into rest on Saturday, February 29, 2020 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Joyce was born in Franklin, Indiana on Friday, February 4, 1955 in Franklin, Indiana to the late Elbert “Slim” Bray and Elsie M. (Simmons) Bray who survives. Joyce was a huge Neil Diamond fan who really enjoyed his music. She enjoyed going out to the movies and shopping. She also liked outdoor activities, fishing, and going camping. Joyce was preceded in death by her…

  • Franklin,  Trafalgar,  Whiteland

    David Pulse

    David Pulse David Earl Pulse, 75, of Franklin, Indiana entered into rest on Sunday, March 1st, 2020. FULL OBIT PENDING AT THIS TIME. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at 7:00 PM with visitation from 5:00 PM until time of service at the Jessen Funeral Home – Franklin Chapel. Arrangements entrusted to Jessen Funeral Home – Franklin Chapel David Earl Pulse, 75, of Franklin, Indiana entered into rest on Sunday, March 1st, 2020. FULL OBIT PENDING AT THIS TIME. A memorial…

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    Ms Janice Anderson

    Ms Janice Anderson Janice M. Anderson, 84, of Greenwood passed away peacefully at her home on March 1, 2020. The Shelby County, Indiana native was born to the late Harry F. Bogeman and Clara E. Hamilton Bogeman. She married Richard L. Anderson who preceded her in death on November 21, 1961. Janice was a member of Victory Baptist Church where she was formerly active in the church choir. She retired from Lear Corporation in 2001 after 21 ½ years of service. She was a member of the Red Hat Socie…

  • Franklin,  Trafalgar,  Whiteland

    Adriana Nava

    Adriana Nava Adriana Nava, 43, of Greenwood, Indiana passed away on Wednesday, February 26th, 2020 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Adriana was born on Wednesday, August 18, 1976 in Los Angeles, California to Adriana was preceded in death by one child, Gia Muro. Adriana is survived by her husband, Cruz Muro of Greenwood, Indiana; her children, Kimberly, Layla, Kyla, Ramona, Cruz II, Jonathon Muro, all from Greenwood; Sisters, Earika, Christina, Nora, Gina; and brother Philberto. Funeral will be on T…

  • Franklin,  Trafalgar,  Whiteland

    Patricia Burdine

    Patricia Burdine Plainfield, Indiana Patricia D. (Bailey) Burdine, 61, of Plainfield, Indiana passed away Feb.21, 2020 in Plainfield. Patricia was born August 18, 1958 in Belleville, Indiana to Albert and Betty (Willoughby) Bailey. She was a sales associate at Walmart for 21 years, retiring in 2018. Patricia enjoyed growing flowers, doing puzzles and reading. She loved feeding and watching the birds, butterflies and all animals. She especially loved her family and spending time with them. Pat…

  • Franklin,  Trafalgar,  Whiteland

    Merrill Hickey

    Merrill Hickey Merrill Richard Hickey, 63, of Franklin, Indiana entered into rest on Friday, February 7, 2020 in Franklin, Indiana. Richard was born on Wednesday, June 13, 1956 to the late Ralph Hickey and Iona (Riedlen) Hickey. Richard loved being outdoors, fishing, hunting, and working in the yard doing his gardening. He enjoyed Cornhole tournaments in the backyard, cooking out on grill, and friend gatherings. Richard was preceded in death by his parents. Richard is survived by his loving w…

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    Barbara Tester

    Barbara Tester Barbara Tester, 79, of New Whiteland, Indiana entered into rest on Friday, February 14th, 2020 in Greenwood, Indiana. Barbara was born on Friday, May 24th, 1940 in Charlestown, Indiana to the late Mount Campbell and Ruth Campbell. Barbara was of Baptist faith and liked watching religious television programs. She was an avid garage sale professional and enjoyed traveling and exploring all over Brown County, Indiana. Barbara was a very loving and caring wife, mom and grandmother….

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    Dwight Kinser

    Dwight Kinser Franklin, Indiana Dwight “Buddy” Kinser, Sr., 65 of Franklin, entered into rest on Saturday, February 15, 2020 in Indianapolis. The longtime Johnson County native was born February 18, 1954 in Beech Grove, Indiana to the late Joseph T. Kinser, Sr. and Irene (Doss) Kinser. Dwight was a family man who was a wonderful father and dearly loved his children, grandchildren and great-grandchild. He cherished spending time with his entire family. His hobbies included hunting, fishing and…

  • Franklin,  Trafalgar,  Whiteland

    Carol Yates

    Carol Yates New Whiteland, Indiana Carol Evelyn Yates, 81, of New Whiteland, Indiana passed away on Saturday, February 15, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. Carol was born on November 29, 1938 to the late Charles and Amy Holderman in Indianapolis, Indiana. She worked for 16 years as a Caretaker for Johnson County Gateway Services. She greatly enjoyed the time she spent with family and friends, but also found enjoyment in playing bingo and poker, working on puzzles, reading books, and cook…

  • Franklin,  Trafalgar,  Whiteland

    Corene Surface

    Corene Surface Greenwood Corene Surface, 81, of Greenwood, Indiana, passed away February 8th, 2020 in Indianapolis. The Johnson County native was born August 7th, 1938 to the late Elmer Dewbrew and Pauline Hendrick Dewbrew. She married Russell A. Surface who preceded her in death. Corene loved cooking, gardening and entertaining her grandchildren. Corene is survived by: two daughters, Cathy Loy (Ivan) of Rockville, IN and Tammy L. Surface of Virginia; three grandchildren, Joshua Doss, Jacob D…

  • Franklin,  Trafalgar,  Whiteland

    Jack Lawson

    Jack Lawson Nineveh, IN Jack Lawson II, 65, of Nineveh passed away on February 8, 2020 in Franklin, Indiana surrounded by his loving family. Jack was born on April 14, 1954 to the late Jack and Charline Lawson in Beech Grove, Indiana. He married the love of his life, Kathy Lawson, on September 23, 1973. For 27 years, Jack was employed as a maintenance worker at Otterbein Senior Community, but those that loved him will remember him most for the enjoyment he found in tinkering wi…

  • Franklin,  Trafalgar,  Whiteland

    Glenda Wilcox

    Glenda Wilcox Franklin Glenda Louise Wilcox, 74, of Franklin passed away on Friday, February 7, 2020 surrounded by her loving family.  Glenda was born on January 1, 1946 to the late Max and Louise Willis. She worked for many years as an accountant for Hanover Group, but those who loved her will remember her most for the great joy she had when being around family and friends. She enjoyed shopping at flea markets, completing crossword puzzles, and playing Word Cookies.  Left to cheris…

  • Franklin,  Trafalgar,  Whiteland

    Sue Shepherd

    Sue Shepherd Indianapolis Sue Shepherd 80, of Indianapolis, went to be with the Lord, February 5th, 2020 while surrounded by her loving family. The longtime Johnson County native was born in Sullivan County, IN on September 2, 1939 to the late William McCammon and Mary (Alumbaugh) McCammon. She was married to Porter Shepherd who preceded her in death on January 24, 2019. She was of the Christian faith and attended Cornerstone Church in Trafalgar. She led Childrens Bible Club with Child Evange…

  • Franklin,  Trafalgar,  Whiteland

    Mark Carter

    Mark Carter Mark Duane Carter, 61, of Greenwood, Indiana, entered into rest on Sunday, February 2nd, 2020. Mark was born on Friday, September 26th, 1958 in Indianapolis, Indiana to the late George Newton Carter and Ruth Marilyn (Draper) Carter. Mark married the love of his life Debra McClellan on Saturday, May 10, 1980 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Mark was a man of strong faith who adored his children and grandchildren. He really enjoyed spending time with his family. Mark was an avid Golfer. Ma…

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    Patricia Burton

    Patricia Burton Whiteland, Indiana Patricia Ann Burton, 79, of Whiteland, Indiana passed away Tuesday, February 4th, 2020 in Greenwood, Indiana. A native of Indianapolis, she was born March 14, 1940 to the late Sweed Carpenter and Irene (Coovert) Carpenter. She married the love of her life, Billy Burton, he preceded her in death on April 14, 2006. Patricia had a great sense of humor and quick wit. She enjoyed playing tic-tac-toe, Rummy, War, crossword puzzles and bingo. She enjoyed the need f…

  • Franklin,  Trafalgar,  Whiteland

    Donovan Burdine

    Donovan Burdine Whiteland Donovan I. Burdine, 18, of Whiteland, Indiana, passed away January 25th, 2020 in Franklin, Indiana. Donovan was born November 13th, 2001 to Jessie Tinker Jr., and Tonya Nicole Burdine. He enjoyed music, especially Rap. Donovan enjoyed playing basketball and loved spending time with his son and his friends. He is survived by one son, Khyree Isaiah-Dre Burdine; his parents, Tonya Nicole Burdine of Whiteland, IN and Jessie Tinker Jr.; two brothers, DaShawn Ward and Dava…

  • Franklin,  Trafalgar,  Whiteland

    Paul Sprinkle

    Paul Sprinkle Paul (Pete) J. Sprinkle, 66, of Indianapolis, passed away at his home on Friday, January 24th. He was nearing retirement as Vice President at a local courier company. He enjoyed playing racket sports and riding his bicycle. He was known for his smile and gentle kindness and remembered by many as the nicest man they ever knew. He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, and a granddaughter. He is survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Elaine Sprinkle; two sons, James …

  • Franklin,  Trafalgar,  Whiteland

    Wade Simpson

    Wade Simpson Wade E. Simpson, 73, of Greenwood, Indiana entered into rest on Monday, January 27th, 2020 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Wade was born on Monday, January 13th, 1947 in Indianapolis, Indiana to the late Earl Simpson and Martha (Smith) Simpson. Wade married the Love of his life Katherine Babic in Granite City, Illinois on Sunday, February 14, 1971. Wade was a loving husband and father, who cherished making memories with his family. He had so much pleasure in going fishing and golfing w…