• Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Dorothy “Dottie” Lillian McCormick

    Dorothy “Dottie” Lillian McCormick, aged 94, died peacefully on August 20, 2019 in West Chester, OH. Dottie was born July 10, 1925, in Crawfordsville, IN, the daughter of Estelle (Baldwin) Watkins and William Watkins. Dottie graduated from Alamo High School in 1943. Upon graduation, she worked at R.R. Donnelley and in 1945 married Dr. Francis Eugene “Gene” McCormick.  The couple moved to Bloomington, IN while Gene was in school and then to Indianapolis, where he completed his dental education.  Gene and Dottie moved to Speedway, IN in 1956, where they resided until 2012, when they moved to Cocoa Beach, FL. Among other volunteer activities in the Speedway community, Dottie served…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Karen L Ellett

     Karen L. Ellett, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and friend, passed away on August 20 at the age of 76. Karen was a lifelong volunteer and woman of faith who touched many lives. She traveled with her husband to all seven continents, went on more than a dozen mission trips, and never failed to be a source of comfort, support, and quiet strength to her family, whom she loved dearly and without condition. She is survived by her husband Jack, son Curtis, daughter-in-law Jennifer, grandchild Adrian, and daughter Marcia. A Celebration of Life service will be held at 3:00 p.m. following a 2:00 p.m. Calling on Tuesday, August 27, at Zionsville…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Sherry L. Golden

    Sherry L. Golden, 64, of Greenfield, IN passed away on August 21, 2019. Sherry was born on December 12, 1954 and raised on the east side of Indianapolis by her beloved parents, John and Kathy Fishburn Matthewson. She attended Lawrence Central High School and went on to work in managerial positions at various retailers over the years. At the age of 18, Sherry married the love of her life, Jeff Golden, eloping in Canada, and honeymooning across the great lakes. Together they raised two adoring boys. Sherry had a spark within and had a deep passion for the things she loved. Music was played often, and the outdoors was a…

  • Indianapolis

    Ruth Ann Blackburn

    Ruth Ann Gallagher Blackburn, 91, passed away at home on Wednesday, August 21, 2019. She was born to the late Edward and Edith Gallagher and spent much of her youth living with her grandparents Mr. & Mrs. Sam Brown. Born in Findley, Ohio, in 1928, she was raised in Sebring, Ohio, and graduated from Sebring High School. Ruth Ann received her bachelor of science degree in elementary education from Kent State in 1950 where she was actively involved in drama, music, Delta Gamma sorority, and was elected as “Miss Kent State” on homecoming weekend of her junior year. Following graduation, Ruth Ann taught 3rd Grade at Garfield School in Lakewood,…

  • Indianapolis

    Russell Junior Pfoutz

    Russell Junior Pfoutz, 60, passed away on August 21, 2019 at Community Hospital East in Indianapolis. He was born on April 2, 1959 in Richmond, Indiana to Russell Joseph and Barbara June (Weber) Pfoutz. Russell graduated from Kokomo High School in 1978 and continued his education at ITT Tech of Indianapolis, graduating in 1982 with an associate degree. He worked most recently for Capstone Logistics of Indianapolis after a long career in construction. In 1980 Russell married Vicki Lynn Smith, though they later divorced. Russell is survived by his sons Richard (fiancé Laura), Blake, and Scott Pfoutz, all of Lafayette, IN; grandchildren Wyatt, Madison, Sydney, and Logan Pfoutz of Lafayette,…

  • Indianapolis

    Eugenia Camora Peteet

    Eugenia Camora Peteet was born July 25, 1948 to Robert Lee and Elenia Peteet in Kosciusko, MS. She was the 6th of 8th children. She was baptized and accepted Christ Jesus as her Lord and Saviour as a child. She attended and was a member at several churches in Chicago/Chicagoland area throughout her lifetime. Her parents moved their family to Chicago, Illinois. Eugenia thrived in the Chicago Public School System earning her High School Diploma from Emil G. Hirsch High School.   She thus began her working career. Eugenia worked and excelled in several fields, including finance, insurance, hotel/hospitality, healthcare, nightlife entertainment, and auto sales.  She always worked to provide abundantly…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Michael “Mike” Richard Sander

    On Wednesday, August 21st, 2019, Michael Richard Sander, loving husband and father, passed away at the age of 61. Michael was born on May 18th, 1958 in Jasper, IN to Richard and Neoma Sander. He received his bachelor’s degree from Hanover College in 1980 in business administration and political science. On April 28th, 1990, he married the love of his life, Rebecca Ann (Caito) Sander. They raised two children, Joseph Richard and Alyson Marie. Mike had many hobbies, interests, and passions throughout his life including reading every book published on Theodore Roosevelt, talking politics and history, playing golf, collecting stamps, books, and golf balls, and enjoying a glass of Johnnie…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Thelma Jean Farmer

    Thelma Jean Farmer, 90, passed away on August 22, 2019. She was born on October 26, 1928 in Harlan County, Kentucky. A visitation will be held on Tuesday, August 27, 2019, from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Flanner Buchanan – Washington Park East, 10722 E. Washington Street, Indianapolis, IN 46229. There will be a service following at 2:00 p.m. also at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Mooseheart; www.mooseheart.org The post Thelma Jean Farmer appeared first on Flanner Buchanan.

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    C. Severin Buschmann, Jr.

    Charles Severin Buschmann, Jr. “The Buschmann family are like rabbits. They are all over the place”, according to Charles Severin Buschmann. Severin, age 97, of Indianapolis, IN passed away on August 21, 2019. He was born on August 28, 1921 the oldest of three children born to parents, Charles Severin and Dorothy Ford Buschmann. Severin’s father believed the children should have a continental education, and as a result, Severin spent four years in France and one year in Germany attending schools taught in their respective native languages. While there, his hearing was tested and it revealed that at the age of 12 or 13, he was deaf. As Severin jokes,…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Linda Sue Walls

    Linda Sue Walls was born on New Year’s Eve 1952 and departed this world on July 25th 2019. The second of four girls, Linda grew up on a small family farm in south Indianapolis. Weekends were spent at the family cottage on Lake Shafer, fishing and water-skiing. As a teenager she traveled to Haiti for a service trip with church. A Franklin Central graduate (‘71), Linda held a variety of administrative and retail positions throughout her career. She loved Nascar, reading novels on the front porch, and country music. She was a devoted sister, aunt, and friend who always sent holiday cards and  took pictures of family at every opportunity.…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    L. Rowevene Harrison

    L. Rowevene (Hill) Harrison, 80, of Indianapolis, IN passed away August 22, 2019. Ro, as she was commonly known, was born on September 29, 1938 to parents, Luther and Effie Mada (Davis) Hill. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She loved collecting cows and sewing. Ro was preceded in death by her husband, Donald W. Harrison; daughter, Diane Delon; daughter-in-law, Tammy Harrison; her parents, three sisters and 1 brother. Friends may call from 11am until 1pm, Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at Flanner Buchanan- Oaklawn Memorial Gardens (Conner Suite), 9700 Allisonville Road, Indianapolis, where funeral services will immediately follow beginning at 1pm. Burial will be in Oaklawn Memorial…

  • Indianapolis

    Funk, Karl

    Funk Karl T. Funk Aug. 23, 1935-Oct. 25, 2017 Happy Birthday As time unfolds another year, memories keep you ever near,silent thoughts of time…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Elsie L. Kilburn

    Elsie L. Kilburn, 82, passed away on August 21, 2019 surrounded by her loving family.  She was born on January 13, 1937 to the late Henry and Sarah Givan in Elizabethtown, Kentucky. Elsie married the love of her life, Ambrose Kilburn, on July 19, 1952. Together they raised two adoring children in their Indianapolis home. She excelled at gardening and had a special place in her heart for the rose bushes she tended to every year. Elsie is survived by her beloved husband of 67 years, Ambrose Kilburn; daughter, Mildred Dearmin; grandson, Michael; two great-grandsons; one great-great- granddaughter; and sister, Cynthia Horton of Mooresville. Elsie is preceded in death by…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Rosie Lee Biggerstaff

    Rosie Lee Biggerstaff, died at age 62 on August 11, 2019 at Sharp Memorial Hospital in San Diego, California. From her birth on October 22, 1956 to her very last day, Rosie could light up any room she walked into with her magnificent spirit and beautiful smile. Known for her “rosey” cheeks and sassy personality, Rosie was truly one of a kind. Rosie’s tremendous heart was reflected when she dedicated a large portion of her life to running her own daycare “Little Trolls”. She was always known for her joy and passion in changing the lives of children in the most incredible ways. When she was not working, many days,…

  • Indianapolis

    Harold Lee Barnhart

    Harold Lee Barnhart of Indianapolis, Indiana went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, August 21, 2019. His life was well lived and will be forever cherished in the lives of his beloved wife, of 53 years, Margaret Barnhart; his daughters Susan Barnhart, Ivy (Michael), Meister, and Sharon Barnhart. His four grandchildren who he adored; Derek (Cara) Barnhart, Karina Meister, Michael Meister, and Christian Aldridge. He is preceded in death by his parents Harlan and Luella Barnhart, his sisters, Martha Barnhart and Beverly Osler, and his son in law Charles Aldridge.  Galatians 2:20  I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I…

  • Indianapolis

     Donald R. Hamilton

                   Donald R. Hamilton, 76, entered into rest July 13, 2019.  He was a b loved father, grandfather, nurse, Viet Nam veteran and member of the Cherokee Nation.                 He was born October 2, 1942 in Vinita, OK to Joe and Estella (nee Newnum).  He attended Oklahoma University (Go Sooners!) and received is BS in Nursing, after which he entered the Army and served in Viet Nam, Hawaii and several stateside bases.                 After discharge from the Army he entered Public Health Nursing and worked for the State Board of Health for the state of Arkansas.  He earned an MBA from the University of Arkansas and an MPH from…