• Elwood,  Frankton

    Carolyn Townsend

    Carolyn Townsend Elwood Carolyn Sue Townsend, age 77, of Elwood, passed away on Thursday, January 30, 2020 at Elwood Health and Living. She was born on August 27, 1942, to the late Emery and Ida (Hewitt) Luzadder. She was married to Robert Gene “Bobby” Townsend. Carolyn retired from General Motors where she worked in production for over 30 years  She enjoyed making crafts and especially enjoyed knitting and crocheting.  Carolyn was a  private person and kept mostly to herself a…

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Beatrice Allen

    Beatrice Allen Elwood Beatrice  Allen, age 87, life long resident of Elwood, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Thursday, January 30, 2020 at her residence following an extended illness.  Beatrice was born on February 3, 1932, in Elwood the daughter of Howard and Dorothy Lawson. Beatrice enjoyed taking care of her nine children and loved baking. She was a lifetime member of Zion Chapel Church and was a loving mother and grandmother.  She will be greatly m…

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Phyllis Knotts

    Phyllis Knotts Phyllis Jane Knotts age 87, of Elwood, Indiana passed away January 28, 2020, at Allisonville Meadows in Fishers, Indiana.  Phyllis was born on February 17th, 1932.   She was the only child of Dr. Victor S. Owen and Mary Jane (DeHority) Owen.  She married Harry F. Knotts, Jr. on Aug. 30th, 1952.  She graduated from Elwood High School in 1949.  She attended Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana and was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority.&nbs…

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Gary LaShure

    Gary LaShure Elwood Gary Duane LaShure, age 59, of Elwood went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at Community Hospital in Anderson after recent health issues.   He was born in Elwood on May 21, 1960 the son of Melvin and Myrna (Wells) LaShure.   Gary went to Elwood High School and was a member of the Elwood Church of God.   Gary held various positions in his life mainly in the automotive industry.   He was an excellent mechanic and love…

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Gregory Miller

    Gregory Miller Elwood Gregory S. Miller, age 60, life long resident of Elwood, passed away on Saturday, January 18, 2020, at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis following an extended illness.  Greg was born on November 13, 1959, in Elwood to Marvin and Sharon (Hover) Miller. On November 12, 1999, he married the love of his life Monica (Lewis) Miller.  Greg attended St. Mary’s Catholic Church and St. Mary’s Catholic School in Alexandria.  He worked in construction most of his l…

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Janet Beeman

    Janet Beeman Elwood Janet F. Beeman, age 78, of Atlanta, passed away on Friday, January 10, 2020, at IU Health North Hospital in Carmel following an extended illness.  Janet was born on March 2, 1941, in Corning, NY the daughter of John and Geraldine (Edwards) Daisley. On June 7, 1963, she married the love of her life Robert Beeman.  Janet graduated in 1959, from Northside High School in Corning, NY.  She received her Bachelors and Masters degree in education from Ball State Un…

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    James Hoose

    James Hoose Elwood James (Jim) F. Hoose May 20, 1933 – January 10, 2020 (age 86) James (Jim) F. Hoose, 86, passed away on Friday, January 10, 2020 with his family at his side.  His battle with dementia has come to an end. Jim was born on May 20, 1933, the oldest child of Peter and Hazel (Patterson) Hoose.  He was a lifelong resident of Elwood.  As a youth, Jim raised his pony & horses, attended St. Joseph Catholic grade school, helped in his father’s gas station and worked …

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Walter Vanness, Jr.

    Walter Vanness, Jr. Fort Wayne Walter Vanness Jr., age 96, of Fort Wayne, went to be with the love of this life on Saturday, January 4, 2020. He was born May 2, 1923.  Walt is survived by his daughter, Nadine White; son, David;  grandchildren, Paul (Suzanne) White,  Brandie Turner, Joe Vanness, and Kari McNamara; 5 great grandchildren.   Walt was preceded in death by his wife Betty only 12 days prior and a baby Francine.  Funeral is 11:00 am Tuesday Jan 7 with calling…

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Larry Scholl, Sr.

    Larry Scholl, Sr. Elwood Larry E. Scholl, Sr. age 74, of Elwood, passed away on Friday, January 3, 2020 at Community Hospital following an extended illness. Larry was born on June 1, 1945, in Indianapolis to the late Earl and Isabelle (Stafford) Scholl. On November 27, 1966 he married the love of his life Joyce (Griffey) Scholl.  Larry retired in 2010, from Steel Parts in Tipton after 21 years of service.  He was a member of  the  K of P Lodge.  He enjoyed fishing and…

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Steven Huffman

    Steven Huffman Elwood Steven D. Huffman, age 68, of Elwood, passed away on Saturday, January 4, 2020 at Community Hospital following a brief illness. Steve was born on December 31, 1951,Tipton, IN to Donald and Karol (Kleinbub) Huffman.  Steve graduated from Western Military Academy of Alton, IL in 1970.  Steve was a retired mechanic and formerly employed at Guarantee Auto, Wal-Mart and Conner Prairie.  He was a member of New Hope Christian Church of Elwood.  Steve enjoyed…

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Linda Diehl

    Linda Diehl Elwood Linda  Carol Diehl, age 80, of Elwood, passed away on Friday, January 3, 2020 at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis following a recent illness. She was born on July 13, 1939, to the late James E. and Dorothy May (Roberts) Linville. On  April 28, 1962 she married the love of her life William E. “Bill” Diehl, and they’ve shared more than 57 years together. Through out Linda’s working career, she held various positions mainly in the Retail field.  She was a… L…

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Sian Mahoney

    Sian Mahoney Elwood Sian Pol Mahoney, age 44, of Elwood, passed away on Sunday, December 29, 2019 at St. Vincent Mercy Hospital. He was born on February 21, 1975, in Kokomo to Zona G. (Wells) Browning; the oldest of her children. Sian graduated from Western High School in Kokomo in May of 1993.  On March 11, 1997 he married the love of his life, Tyla (Parry) Mahoney.  They began a wonderful life together in Elwood with their children. He was a compassionate and caring person who liv…

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Teela Harvey

    Teela Harvey Elwood Teela Lynn Harvey, age 59, of Elwood, passed away on Friday, December 27, 2019 at St. Vincent Mercy Hospital following an unexpected illness. She was born in Elwood on January 31, 1960, to the late Richard  and  Sarah (Fleenor) Gardner. She graduated from Elwood High School in 1978 and later graduated in 2005 with a nursing degree from Ivy Tech. Teela had worked for Primrose Retirement Community in Anderson since February of 2018. She loved spending time with her…

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Laura Hunter

    Laura Hunter Tipton Laura Lee Hunter, age 63, of Tipton, passed away on Friday, December 27, 2019 at her residence following an extended illness.   She was born in Elwood on October 19, 1956, to the late Marvin and Sharon (Hover) Miller.  Laura was a 1974 graduate of Alexandria Monroe High School.   On October 3, 2003 she married Johnny Hunter and they shared over 16 years of marriage together.   Laura formerly enjoyed playing softball and enjoyed talking wi…

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Callie Jackson

    Callie Jackson Anderson Callie Ann Jackson, age 74, of Anderson, passed away on Thursday, December 26, 2019. She was born on January 5, 1945 in Alexandria to the late Oscar and Sarah “Catherine” (Ellis) Jackson and lived all her life in Madison County. She graduated from Summitville High School in 1963.  Callie loved living at the Home Place in Boone Township, and was the care taker for her mother Catherine. She was a member of the Shiloh Friends Church.  She enjoyed her independenc…

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Betty Vanness

    Betty Vanness Fort Wayne Betty Francine Vanness, age 94, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Monday, December 23, 2019 at Parkview Hospital Randallia in Fort Wayne. She was born on November 8, 1925, to the late Leonadis and Tillie (Etchison) Leisure. On May 3, 1943 she married the love of her life Walter Vanness Jr. Betty worked at Steven Springs in Elwood and General Motors.  She was a member of First Pentecostal Church in Fort Wayne.  She enjoyed traveling and spending time with family …

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Rosella Smith

    Rosella Smith Lakeland, FL Rosella  Yvonne Smith, age 90, of Lakeland, Florida and formerly of Elwood, Indiana passed away on Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at Good Shepherd Hospice House in Lakeland following a brief illness. She was born on December 5, 1929 in Elwood  to the late  Ursel and Marie Katherine (Wallace) Knotts. On  she married the love of her life Frederick Smith  on April 30, 1948 and they shared nearly 52 years together before his death in 2000 . Rosella …

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    William Greene

    William Greene Frankton William “Dane” Greene, age 54, of Frankton, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, December 19, 2019, at his residence. Dane was born on September 9, 1965, in Anderson to John and Barbara (Lawson) Greene. Dane graduated from Frankton High School in 1983.  He was a member of City Church in Anderson.  Dane worked in many professions throughout his lifetime.  His goal in life was to help others through struggles that he himself battled.  He loved family…

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Sharon Galbreath

    Sharon Galbreath Frankton Sharon Lee Galbreath, age 74, of Frankton, passed away on Tuesday, December 17, 2019, at Community Hospital in Anderson. Sharon was born on August 10, 1945, in Anderson the daughter of Estel & Marjorie (Stansberry) Shaw.  On Feb. 15, 1964, she married Jerry Galbreath and he passed away on May 9, 2008. Sharon was a homemaker and very active in the Frankton Community.  She was a member of  Pythian Sisters and was a former member of the Frankton Firem…

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Mark Engelbrecht

    Mark Engelbrecht Elwood Mark Lee Engelbrecht, age 60, of Elwood, passed away on Saturday, December 14, 2019 at St. Vincent Mercy Hospital in Elwood.    He was born in Muncie, on August 28, 1959, to the late Robert and Roselyn (Lindsay) Engelbrecht. Mark enjoyed NASCAR and watching football.   He loved being outside enjoying nature and watching the sunsets.   Mark loved to have family cookouts and the 4th of July was his favorite holiday.   Being wi…

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Mildred VanBuskirk

    Mildred VanBuskirk Elwood Mildred “Millie” VanBuskirk, age 82, of Elwood, passed away on Friday, December 6, 2019 at Elwood Health and Living. Millie was born on September 24, 1937, in Scottsville, Ky to the late Vernon and Effie (Spears) Carter. On June 6, 1958, she married the love of her life Maurice C. VanBuskirk and he passed away on March 9, 1996. Millie retired from the Elwood Community School’s in the food service where she worked in the kitchen at Oakland Elementary.  She was an…

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Phyllis Dever

    Phyllis Dever Elwood Phyllis S. Dever, age 82, of Elwood, passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 5, 2019 at her residence following an extended illness.  She was born on October 18, 1937, in Virginia to the late Washington and Alpha (Phipps) Burgan. On April 10, 1969, she married Clarence Dever, Jr. and he passed away on August 11, 1996. Phyllis was formerly employed by Switzer Corp. of Elwood and she later retired from the Elwood Water Department after several years of service. Sh…

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Patricia G. & Steve A. Vincent

    Patricia G. & Steve A. Vincent Elwood Patricia G. “Patty” Vincent, age 58, of Elwood, passed away on Monday, December 2, 2019 at Community Hospital in Anderson following a brief illness and on December 4, 2019 her husband Steve A. Vincent, age 62, of Elwood passed away unexpectedly while trying to help a family member which he always loved to do.  Patty was born on  September 21, 1961 in Elwood to the late David M. and June (Stembaugh) Fuller. Steve was born on June 10, 1957 in …

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Linda Parsons

    Linda Parsons Linda Kay Jarrett Bradburn Parsons went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 after enduring Parkinson’s Disease for two decades.  Linda was born on March 29, 1940 in Madison County, Indiana where she would go on to live and raise her family as a dedicated and cherished mother, grandmother and great grandmother.  Her infant great-great granddaughter and great-great grandson will learn of her life and legacy by those of us who loved her. Linda married her …