• Elwood,  Frankton

    Bruce Parker

    Bruce Parker Elwood Bruce Allen Parker, age 66, life long resident of Elwood, passed away on Monday, August 12, 2019, at St. Vincent Mercy Hospital in Elwood following an extended illness.  Bruce was born on August 23, 1952, in Elwood the son of Charles and Carole Parker.  He graduated in 1970 from Elwood High School. Bruce married Alona (Flores) Parker on May 14, 2011.  He started working in the grocery business with Marsh Supermarkets and later with Harvest Supermarkets when …

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Raleigh Wadholm

    Raleigh Wadholm Elwood Raleigh D. Wadholm, age 88, of Elwood, passed away on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at Elwood Health and Living following an extended illness. He was born on March 4, 1931, in New Town, ND the son of Ole Johan and Petra (Hjartland) Wadholm. On May 8, 1953, he married the love of his life Patricia E. (VanNess) Wadholm.  Raleigh served his country in the United States Air Force.  He retired from Fisher Body of Marion as a tool & die maker.  He was a member …

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Diana Haas

    Diana Haas Diana Kay (Barmes) Haas, age 74, formerly a life-long citizen of Elwood, Indiana, died Aug. 5, 2019, after a brief battle with cancer. She passed away peacefully surrounded by her son & daughter at Pleasant View Lodge, McCordsville, Indiana, where she’d been a resident for several months. Diana, the daughter of LeRoy “Red” Barmes and Donna Clary Barmes, was born April 6, 1945, at Elwood Mercy Hospital. She attended Elwood City Schools, graduating from Wendell L…. Diana Kay (B…

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Susan Vandiver

    Susan Vandiver Summitville Susan J. Vandiver, age 75, of Summitville, passed away on Sunday, August 4, 2019 at I.U. Health Methodist in Indianapolis following an extended illness.  Susan was born on August 12, 1943 in Brimfield, IN. Susan was the daughter of the late Leo and Bernita (Sharpe) Dauenhauer. She graduated from Wendell L. Willkie High School in 1961.  On Nov. 7, 1964 she married the love of her life Jim  Vandiver.  Susan was a faithful member of St. Joseph Catho…

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Thomas Utterback

    Thomas Utterback Elwood Thomas Hugh Utterback, age 65, of Elwood, passed away on Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at St. Vincent Mercy Hospital following a brief illness.  Thomas was born on July 9, 1954, in Indianapolis the son of Robert  and Dorothy (Webb) Utterback. On April 24, 1979, he married the love of his life Juliana (Huff) Utterback.  Tom enjoyed collecting coins and knives. He loved spending time with his wife and family. Thomas is survived by his loving wife, of 40 years, Ju…

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Merrill Hughes

    Merrill Hughes Elwood Merrill  Hughes, age 79, life long resident of Elwood, passed away on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at Riverwalk Village in Noblesville following an extended illness.  Merrill was born on October 8, 1939, in Rigdon to the late Burnice and Mary (Hueston) Hughes.  On April 10, 1970, he married Pamela (Wise) Hughes.  Merrill served his country in the US Navy.  He retired from Red Giant where he worked as a truck driver for many years.  Merrill first s…

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    John Beeman

    John Beeman John  Paul Beeman, age 52, of Anderson, passed away suddenly on Monday, July 15, 2019 at  his residence following health issues. He was born in Elwood on September 19, 1966, to the late Jack and Jimmy (Medor) Beeman. On July 3, 1996 he married C.J. (Lamontagne) Beeman and they shared 23 years of marriage together.    John enjoyed fishing and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.   He was a truck driver for many years at L&a…

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Clayton Huff

    Clayton Huff Windfall Clayton A. Huff, age 87, of Windfall, passed away on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at his residence following an extended illness. He was born on December 15, 1931, to the late Robert and Myrtle (Huff) Huff. On June 18, 1952  he married the love of his life, Armina Witt. Clayton worked for many years in the  Construction Industry.  He had a  passion for gardening and sharing what he grew.  He was known for telling stories, and was an avid Ginseng hunter…

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Betty Groover

    Betty Groover Betty  W. Groover, age 41, of Elwood, passed away on Sunday, July 14, 2019 at Methodist Hospital. Betty was born on November 9, 1977, in Indianapolis to Robert and Anna Belle (Phelps) Groover. She graduated from Elwood Community High School in 1996 and then she attended Ivy Tech in Kokomo.  Betty enjoyed watching doves and loved to watch dolphins.  She was an avid reader and she loved spending time with her family. Betty  is survived by her loving mother, Ann…

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Barbara Courtney

    Barbara Courtney Elwood Barbara Ann Courtney, age 82, a life long resident of Elwood, passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 11, 2019 at Miller’s Merry Manor following an extended illness.  Barbara  was born on December 6, 1936, to the late Charles and Lavora (Curless) Green. On Sept. 21, 1955,  she married the love of her life David B. Courtney and he passed away on July 26, 2012. Barbara graduated from Elwood High School in 1955.  She retired from Indiana Gas Company o…

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Sherry Davis

    Sherry Davis Windfall On July 9, 2019, Sherry Thurston Davis age 56 of Windfall, went home to her Lord and Savior. Sherry was welcomed home by her parents, Gracie & Shirley Thurston, her father-in-law, Algar Davis, and her daughter, Ashley Nacole Davis Holloway.  Her husband, Bryan Davis and daughter Shanna (Michael) Earnheart survive, along with her mother-in-law, Olive Davis and grandchildren, Brooklyn Knoll, Deacon Earnheart, Serenity Earnheart, Arian Earnheart, and Ashton Earnhea…

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Heather Smith

    Heather Smith Elwood Heather Renee  Smith, age 41, of Elwood, passed away on Sunday, July 7, 2019 at her residence following a brief illness.  Heather was born on July 10, 1977, in Paducah, Ky to Larry and Joyce (Griffey) Scholl.  On October 17, 2013 she married  David Smith.  Heather worked for Gas America and for child care services in Arcadia for several years. Heather is survived by her loving husband & best friend, David Smith of Elwood, two sons, Jacob Beema…

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Allen & Linda York

    Allen & Linda York Travis Allen  & Linda Diane (Elsworth) York, were taken suddenly from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident in Colorado on Tuesday July 2, 2019.  Allen, 61, was born in Elwood, IN on Dec. 25, 1957, the son of the late Travis & Nancy (Blanton) York.  Allen graduated from Madison Grant High School in 1976.  He was employed with General Cable in Marion, IN.   Linda, 59, was born in Anderson, IN on February 12, 1960, the daughter …

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    George Sprague

    George Sprague Frankton George E. Sprague, age 88, a lifelong resident of Frankton, passed away on Saturday, July 6, 2019 at his residence following an extended illness. George was born on February 21, 1931, in Berkley, MI the son of Melvin and Naomi (Jackley) Sprague.  He graduated from Frankton High School in 1949.  He was a faithful member of the Frankton First United Methodist Church.  On May 25, 1951 he married the love of his life Mary Margaret(Etchison) Sprague who passe…

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Estle Hendrick

    Estle Hendrick Frankton Estle D. Hendrick, age 89, of Frankton, left his earthly body on Thursday, July 4, 2019 at Riverview Hospital. He was born on June 1, 1930, in Cofer, KY to John and Sara (Wells) Hendrick and was the youngest of 12 children.  He lost his mother when he was 9 years old.  Estle married the love of his life, Dana L. Wilson on Mar. 14, 1953, and shared 56 years together until she passed on Nov. 17, 2009.  He was a US Army veteran and he instigated and reconne…

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Rosemary Hobbs

    Rosemary Hobbs Rosemary Hobbs, 92 of Frankton, IN passed away on Thursday, July 4, 2019 at her residence. She was born on June 6, 1927 in Elwood, IN the youngest daughter of the late Adam and Elizabeth(Bertzel) Krebs. Rosemary was a lifelong resident of Madison County. She married Charles Hobbs on April 7, 1951 in Anderson. They lived in the Elwood/Alexandria area until his death on July 28, 1998. Rosemary graduated in 1945 from St. Mary’s in Anderson, IN. She was a member of St. Joseph Catho…

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Junior Maish

    Junior Maish Elwood Junior Lee Maish, age 80, of Elwood, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at his residence following an extended illness.  Junior was born on October 18, 1938, in Kokomo to Cloyd and Laura (Reppert) Maish. On June 30, 1956 he married the love of his life Eleanor “Jean” (Mountcastle) Maish who passed on Feb. 11, 2009. Junior retired in 1993, from Fisher Body where he worked in shipping as a fork-truck driver for 29 years.&nb…

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Robert Ritter

    Robert Ritter Elwood Robert David “Davey” Ritter, age 42, of Elwood, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 1, 2019, at St. Vincent Hospital. Davey was born on September 25, 1976, in Elwood to David Ritter and Vicki (Benedict) Hale.  Davey was employed at Red Gold for 13 years as a fork truck driver. He was a very caring & giving person willing to help out in whatever needed done.  He always had that contagious smile.  He was a devoted son, brother, grandson, dad, grandpa, …

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Christal Goff

    Christal Goff Christal J. Goff, age 91, of Anderson, passed away peacefully  on Thursday, June 27, 2019 at Countryside Manor in Anderson following a long and well-lived life. She was born on January 16, 1928, to the late Verlin and Effie (Goforth) Quick. Christal was a homemaker and dedicated her life to caring for her home and her nieces and nephews.   She was a member of Pilgrim Holiness Church in Elwood and attended Grace Holiness Church in Anderson.  She enjoyed listen…

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Brenda Bear

    Brenda Bear Elwood Brenda J. Bear, age 63, life long resident of Elwood, passed away on Friday, June 21, 2019 at St. Vincent Mercy Hospital following an extended illness.  Brenda was born on March 18, 1956, in Elwood to Joseph and Eula (Bradford) Jarrett. Brenda and her companion Howard “Skip” Burton shared 35 years together before he passed on Wednesday the 19th.  Brenda was a member of  Elwood VFW Post #5782 Auxiliary where she enjoyed Bingo and Shuffle board.  She loved…

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Malcolm Gardner

    Malcolm Gardner Orestes Malcolm  Don “Mike” Gardner, age 90, of Orestes and formerly of Frankton, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at Miller’s Merry Manor in Tipton.  Mike was born on September 27,1928, in Zionsville, IN to Benjamin and Hazel (Bailey) Gardner. On Jan. 29, 1971, he married Arlene K. (Mosbaugh) Gardner and she passed away on Nov. 22, 2003.  Mike served his country in the US Army during the Korean War.  He retired from McCord Brothers Trucki…

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Gregory Harting

    Gregory Harting Gregory T.  Harting, age 68, passed away peacefully, after fighting Alzheimer’s for many years, on Thursday, June 20, 2019 at Savannah Cottage in Lakeland. He was born December 12, 1950, in Elwood, Indiana, to Frank and Bettie (Hicks) Harting. He was a 1969 graduate of Wendell L Willkie High School. He married Gail Burnett on October 27, 1997. He worked in construction where he specialized in remodeling. Greg truly lived life to the fullest through simple pleasures; softb…

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Betty Vandiver

    Betty Vandiver Elwood Betty Charlotta Vandiver, age 56 a life long resident of Elwood, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at St. Vincent Mercy Hospital. Betty was born on February 16, 1963 in Murfreesboro, AR to the late George and Genice (Stevens) Ponder.  Betty graduated from Elwood Community High School in 1981 and later graduated from IU of Kokomo with her nursing degree.  On  Feb. 27, 1981 she married Greg Vandiver and they shared 38 years of marriage togethe…

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Howard Burton

    Howard Burton Elwood Howard  Allen “Skip” Burton, age 67, life long resident of Elwood, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at his residence. Skip was born on February 1, 1952, in Elwood to William and Mable (Semon) Burton.  Skip served his country in the US Army.  He worked construction most of his life.  Skip was a lifetime member of the Elwood VFW Post #5782 and a member of the American Legion Post #469.  He liked to watch NASCAR, the Indianapolis Co…

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Jeffery Nolan

    Jeffery Nolan Elwood A Full obituary for Jeffery will appear on the website soon. A Full obituary for Jeffery will appear on the website soon. View   Send Flowers

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    James Shelton

    James Shelton James Everett Shelton, known as Jim by many friends, age 80, of Kimmell, IN and formerly of Elwood, passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at his daughter’s residence following an extended illness.  He was born on January 6, 1939, in Albany, KY to the late Homer and Maudie (Wright) Shelton, where he remained until he moved to Indiana as a young adult.   Jim retired from General Cage after 31 yrs of service.  Prior to, he also was employed at Swihart… …

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Gena Cress

    Gena Cress Frankton Gena Lynn Cress, age 64, of Frankton, Indiana passed away unexpectedly on Monday, June 17, 2019 at her residence after an extended illness. Gena was born in Elwood, Indiana on December 13, 1954 to the late Glenn and Patricia  (Mitchell) Canfield. On February 26, 1977 she married  Otis Lee Walker Cress, and they shared 41 years of marriage together before he preceded her in death on August 30, 2018, Gena graduated from Frankton High School and went on to earn her …

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Yvonne Odom

    Yvonne Odom Anderson Yvonne M. Odom, age 95, of Anderson and formerly of Frankton, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 13, 2019 at her residence. Yvonne was born on May 16, 1924, in Elwood to the late Cedric and Ruey (Norris) Burger. She married Russell Harper in 1948 and he passed away on June 14, 1986.  She later married John Odom on May 16, 1993 and he passed away on Dec. 8, 2013.  Yvonne was formerly employed at General Motors and Frankton High School where she was a cook f…

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Deborah Dudley

    Deborah Dudley Elwood Deborah S.  Dudley, age 56, of Elwood, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at her residence following an extended illness.  Debbie was born on March 29, 1963, in Elwood to the late Richard and Melva (Clark) Glotzbach. On December 2, 2016 she married John “Jack” Dudley. Debbie was the Assistant Nursing Director of  Community Parkview Nursing Home where she was employed for 22 years until her declining health made…

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Marjorie Elliott

    Marjorie Elliott Elwood Marjorie Ann Elliott, age 85, of Elwood, passed away on Monday, June 10, 2019 at her residence following a very brief illness. She was born on January 27, 1934, to the late Clyde and Ruby (Richardson) Holloway. On November 21, 1959 she married Eldred  Elliott and they shared more than 42 years of marriage before his death in 1995. Marjorie retired from Foster Forbes where she worked in production for many years.  She was a member of  member of the Order …

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Doris Harvey

    Doris Harvey Anderson Doris Harvey, 90, of Anderson, IN., and most recently of Kendallville, IN., passed away at Lutheran Life Villages in Kendallville on June 7, 2019.  Doris was born February 27, 1929 in Elwood, IN., to Chester and Carrie Thomas.  She graduated from Frankton High School in 1947 and married Mac E. Harvey of Aroma, IN., on March 13, 1948.  Mac preceded her in death on August 28, 1986. Doris was a bookkeeper the majority of her life having worked for John W. Moo…

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Dortha Korn

    Dortha Korn Anderson Dortha S. (Dot) Korn, 79, of Anderson passed away on Saturday, May 25, 2019.  Dot was born in Sidney,Ohio on December 7,1939 to the late Marietta (Vorhees) Shepard and Arthur Shepard.   On October 6, 1962 she married John W. Korn.  Dot is survived by her six children: Vicki (Doug) Stephens of Sidney, Ohio; Mark (Vicky) Korn of Richmond, Indiana; Jerry Hogge II of Indianapolis, Indiana; Paul Hogge of Indianapolis, Indiana; Darren (Katharine) Korn Cincin…

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Virgil Wright

    Virgil Wright Virgil R. Wright, age 86, of Frankton, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, May 29,2019 at Northview  Health and Living, in Anderson. He was born on March 13, 1933, in Frankton to the late Clayton and Bernice (Harless) Wright. On January 2, 1976 he married Constance “Connie” (Campbell) Wright.  Virgil graduated from Frankton High School in 1951.  He served his county in the United States Army.  Virgil retired in 1993, from Delco Remy Plant 17, after 42… V…

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Mary Richcreek

    Mary Richcreek Kokomo Mary F. Richcreek, age 74, of Kokomo, passed away on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at Summerfield Nursing Home in Cloverdale. She was born on August 14, 1944, to the late Robert  and Lois (Pitcock) Noone. Mary retired in 1997 from the Delco Electronics a division of General Motors.  She was a member of  St. Andrews Episcopal Church St. and formerly served as the church secretary for many years. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star in Kokomo.  She l…

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Dolores Hoose

    Dolores Hoose Elwood Dolores “Dee” H. Hoose Dolores “Dee” H. (Altherr) Hoose, 91, a longtime resident of Elwood, passed away peacefully Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at her residence surrounded by her family, following an extended battle with dementia. She was born February 9, 1928 in Tipton, the youngest child of Edward and Susan (Schmitt) Altherr.  She attended St. John the Baptist grade school and graduated from Tipton High School in 1945.  As a young woman, Dee sang with her… Dolore…

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Velma Tanzilli Osting

    Velma Tanzilli Osting Elwood Velma (Perkins)  Tanzilli Osting, 94, went home to be with her Heavenly Father, May 25, 2019. Velma is survived by her two children, LuAnn Tanzilli and Carolyn (Alan) Howell, 2 grandchildren, and 4 great grandchildren. Velma was born on September 7, 1924 in Elwood to Roy A. and Hazel (Booth) Perkins.  She graduated from Wendell Willkie High School and the following year married the love of her life, Leo J. Tanzilli, who preceded her in death in 1978.&nbs…

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Larry Burwell

    Larry Burwell Frankton Larry Kent Burwell, age 78, of Frankton passed away May 25, 2019 at Westminster Village in Muncie after suffering a stroke in January. Larry was born on February 20, 1941 in Elwood, Indiana to Jack and Ruth (Spahr) Burwell. He graduated from Wendell L. Wilkie High School in 1959. He married Doris A. Hartley, his high school sweetheart in 1961. Larry began working for the Elwood Call-Leader as a photographer while still in high school. He then began a Millwright App…

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Delores Hoose

    Delores Hoose Elwood Dolores “Dee” H. Hoose Dolores “Dee” H. (Altherr) Hoose, 91, a longtime resident of Elwood, passed away peacefully Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at her residence surrounded by her family, following an extended battle with dementia. She was born February 9, 1928 in Tipton, the youngest child of Edward and Susan (Schmitt) Altherr.  She attended St. John the Baptist grade school and graduated from Tipton High School in 1945.  As a young woman, Dee sang with her… Dolore…