• 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…

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    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…

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Maxine Shafer

    Maxine Shafer Alexandria Maxine E. Shafer, age 71, of Alexandria, passed away on Sunday, May 19, 2019 at Elwood Health and Living Center. She was born on January 12, 1948, to the late James Reed and Geneice  Stevens. On November 24, 1999  she married Bruce  Shafer. Maxine retired from Walmart where she had worked for more than 20 years most recently as a  Manger of the Seafood Department.  She was a member of Cornerstone Community Church in Alexandria.   Max…

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Laura Neese

    Laura Neese Elwood Laura  Mae Neese, age 71, of Elwood, passed away on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. She was born on May 24, 1947 in California, to the late Ralph  and Ruth  (Stewart) Huntsman. On June 9, 1963 she married Byron  L. “Bud” Neese and they shared 56 years together before his death in 2010. Laura  retired in 2002 from General Motors where she worked in production for many years. She loved flowers and gardening, working puz…

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Doris Webb

    Doris Webb Frankton Doris J. Webb, age 92, of Frankton, passed away on Sunday, May 19, 2019 at her residence surrounded by her loving family. She was born on April 1, 1927, to the late Daniel and Helen (Leach) Feight. On Aug. 16, 1946, she married the love of her life Donald Webb and he passed away on June 8, 1998.  Doris retired in 1989, from the  Indiana State Employment Office.  She was a member of Frankton Christian Church .  She enjoyed her flowers and loved spending …

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Larry McClish

    Larry McClish Elwood Arrangements for Larry Lee McClish, age 78 of Elwood, who passed away on May 8, 2019 at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis are pending at this time.   An updated obituary and service announcement will be posted as soon as arrangements are finalized.   Arrangements for Larry Lee McClish, age 78 of Elwood, who passed away on May 8, 2019 at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis are pending at this time.   An updated obituary and service… View   Send Flowers

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Betty McCormick

    Betty McCormick Tipton Betty Waveline McCormick, age 84, of Tipton, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at her residence following an extended illness. She was born on October 25, 1934, in Ohio to the late Jesse and Nora (Taylor) Dowler. Betty was a  homemaker all of her life and dedicated herself to caring for her family and her home.  She enjoyed crocheting,  putting together puzzles and working word search puzzles.  She also enjoyed  attending her great…

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Mary Tracy

    Mary Tracy Elwood Mary Lou Tracy, age 78, of Elwood, passed away on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at Miller’s Merry Manor in Tipton. Mary Lou was born in Elwood on December 8, 1940 to the late Joseph and Sarah (Stage) Davis. On November 28, 1964 she married  Billy Joe Tracy, Sr., and they shared 32 years of marriage together. Mary Lou retired in 1998 from Harvest Market where she worked in the deli department for many years.  She was a member of the Elwood Moose Ladies Auxiliary. Mary Lou…

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Cheyenne Height

    Cheyenne Height Cheyenne Nicole Height , age 16, of Elwood, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, May 10, 2019 at St. Vincent Mercy Hospital following a recent illness. She was born on January 17, 2003, to  Shane Height and Amber (Brough ) Height. Cheyenne was a sophomore at Elwood Junior-Senior High School.   She was a member of the Mighty Panther Marching Band and had received recognition for competing in  ISSMA competitions.  She liked to camp and fish, enjoyed doing…

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Johnny Harless

    Johnny Harless Anderson Johnny Russell Harless, age 72, of Anderson, passed away on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at St. Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital. He was born on June 28, 1946, in Anderson to Theodore and Dorothy (Riley) Harless. On March 12, 1965 he married the love of his life Pam (Anyes) Harless.  Johnny retired in 2005, from General Motors, Delphi Plant 20 after 40 years of service.  He was a member of the UAW #662, Madison County 4-H Club, White River Little League, CRA, Ande…

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Ludis Klavsons

    Ludis Klavsons Ludis  Klavsons , age 84, of Fairmount and formerly of Frankton, passed away on Friday, May 10, 2019 at  St. Vincent Mercy Hospital.   He was born in Latvia on July 5, 1934, to the late Karlis and Milda (Nodievs) Klavsons.   He came to the United States as a child with his family during World War II and has resided in the Frankton area most of his life.   Ludis served our country in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. After…

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Lelia Remington

    Lelia Remington Lelia Ethel Remington, 90, formerly of Pendleton, IN, went home to the Lord on Saturday, May 4, 2019 after an extended illness at her home in California. Lelia was born in Florida Station, IN on March 23, 1929 a daughter of the late Charles and Vada (Moore) Harless.  Lelia attended Leach School.  She was baptized on October 30, 1960 at the North Anderson Church of God and attended Park Place Church of God when she resided in Indiana. She retired after 30 years from W…

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Christina Parker

    Christina Parker Christina M. Parker, age 59, of Elwood, passed away on Monday, May 6, 2019 at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne following an extended illness . She was born on October 25, 1959, to the late Robert and Jeanine (Thomas) Whetsel. Christina  was a graduate  of Frankton High School and formerly worked at General Cage in Elwood.  She was a member of the Eagles Lodge #1771 in Alexandria.  Christina enjoyed sewing and making crafts, playing Bingo, and going to the C…

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Joseph Fuller

    Joseph Fuller Joseph R. (Joe)Fuller, age 83, of Frankton, passed away on Friday, April 19, 2019 at his residence following an extended illness. Joe was born on July 12, 1935, in Alexandria, IN to Raymond and Millie (Dunn) Fuller. On November 20, 1955 he married the love of his life Martha (Alexander) Fuller. Surviving are his loving wife, of 64 years, Martha (Alexander) Fuller they were married on Nov. 20, 1955.  During their marriage of 64 years they had four children, daughter, Vickie …

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Gene Elliott

    Gene Elliott Elwood Elwood resident Gene P. Elliott, 75, passed away peacefully on April 9, 2019 at his  home surrounded by his family after a courageous battle with cancer. Born July 2, 1943 in Indianapolis to Forest Paul and Mary (Bailey) Elliott. He attended Manual High School and enlisted in the United States Navy after graduation. He married Pam (Balser) Elliott July 1984 and they enjoyed almost 35 years together. After the Navy he went to work for Schwitzer Corporation in Indianapo…

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Charles Pike

    Charles Pike Alexandria Charles L. Pike, age 93, of Alexandria, passed away on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at Signature Health Care in Muncie.  Charles was born on October 22, 1925, in Richmond, IN to Lee & Mabel (Anderson) Pike.  He served his country during W.W.II in the United States Army.  On Aug. 31, 1949, he married Louan  (Hosier) Pike who passed away on May 28, 2013.  Charles retired from Delco Remy after several years of service where he was a member of the…

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Doris Hobbs

    Doris Hobbs Elwood Doris Marie Hobbs, age 89, of Elwood passed away at her residence on April 6, 2019 surrounded by her loving family after an extended illness. Doris was born in Frankton, IN on October 2, 1929 to the late Ralph and Dalice (Foust) Etchison. She attended Frankton High School and graduated in 1947. Doris married Richard “Dick” Hobbs on June 10, 1951. They shared 55 years of marriage together, and were blessed with 5 children. Dick preceded her in death on August 19, 2006. She w…

  • Elwood,  Frankton

    Elva “Bonnie” Sims

    Elva “Bonnie” Sims Elwood Elva “Bonnie” L Sims, 87 passed away peacefully at Riverwalk Village in Noblesville, IN on April 8, 2019 after a long struggle with Dementia/Alzheimer’s.  Bonnie was born as Elva Lavonne Voris on September 21, 1931in Greenwood, In  to the late Roy and Marcella (Parkhurst) Voris. Bonnie, with older sister Deloice(Dee) and younger brother Richard were born in the midst of the great depression. Their childhood was typical of the period, and they had many exten…