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    West, Judith

    Judith Arlene West, 76, passed away at her home in Lebanon on Wednesday morning, November 27, 2019. She was born in Crawfordsville, Indiana, on December 13, 1942; a daughter of the late Louie and Mary (Kelsey) Davis. She attended Crawfordsville schools. On October 30, 1960, she was married to Gleyre A. “Westy” West in Crawfordsville, Indiana. They had shared 58 years together before his passing in 2013. In 1985, Judy and her family moved from Crawfordsville to Lebanon where she worked for a few area nursing homes including Zionsville Meadows, as an LPN. After going back to school at the age of 40, she became certified for what she had…

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    Bray, Hilman

    Mr. Hilman C. Bray, 94, of Lebanon, Indiana, passed away Wednesday, November 27, 2019, at Homewood Health Campus. He was born in Mount Victory, Kentucky, on October 22, 1925, a son of the late Ester T. and Ellen E. (Edwards) Bray. At a young age, Hilman and his family moved from Kentucky to Lebanon, Indiana, where he attended Pinnell High School. Following school, Hilman served his country proudly in the United States Army during WWII. On May 9, 1948, he was married to Cleta Faye (Pearcy) Bray in Lebanon; she survives. A man with a strong work ethic, Hilman began his working career at Martin’s Gas of Lebanon and then…

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    Bowen, Don

    J. Donald Bowen, 81, of Thorntown, Indiana, passed away Thursday, November 28, 2019 at Witham Memorial Hospital in Lebanon surrounded by his family. Don was born in Boone County on November 20, 1938 to the late Jim and Mabel (Snyder) Bowen. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by sister, Wilma Barton, and infant grandchildren, Lily Ann and Mason Daniel Wuebker. In 1970 he married Beverly (Schlick) Bowen, she survives. Don was a 1956 graduate of Dover High School then went on to study Land Management at Purdue University. He worked 28 years for Rice Tile & Drainage and then purchased that business operating as Bowen &…

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    Stum, Harry

    Harry B. “Bing” Stum, 87, of rural Lebanon, Indiana, passed away on Thursday, November 28, 2019, at Witham Memorial Hospital. He was born in Putnam County, Indiana, a son of Jason and Eddyth (Leap) Stum. On December 5, 1958, he was married to Margaret Ann Stum in Whitestown, Indiana. They would have celebrated their 61st wedding anniversary next week. Bing graduated from Whitestown High School in 1950. He served his country honorably from 1950 to 1954 in the United States Air Force as an aircraft mechanic. Some of the Accur Jets Pilots – forerunners of the Thunderbirds – flew his planes. Following his military service, he went back to work…

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    Dorothy McWhirt

    Dorothy Jean McWhirt, 83, died November 26. Funeral services: 1 p.m., December 2, at Myers Mortuary, with visitation 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Interment: Oak Hill Cemetery. Memorials directed to Myers Mortuary. Full obituary at www.myersmortuary.com

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    Beckham, Delma Jean

    Mrs. Delma Jean Beckham, 94, of Whitestown, passed away Nov. 25, 2019 at the Waters of Lebanon. Jean was born June 14, 1925, in Ingalls, IN, a daughter of the late Arthur and Agnes (Harmeson) Laws. She graduated from Pendleton High School and on Nov. 27, 1942, married Leathel Beckham. He died in 2005. Jean was a welder during WWII and worked in the artillery unit. After the war she was very active in the Whitestown community where she and Leathel owned the skating rink and owned a milk route. She was a longtime member of the Whitestown United Methodist Church; a Charter member of the American Legion Post 410…

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    Shaffer, Dale

    Dale Shaffer, 77, peacefully passed away Saturday, November 23, 2019 at his home. He is survived by Judy, his wife of 55 years, children Jill and Doug, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Visitation with family will be Saturday, November 30 at Myers Mortuary in Lebanon from 1:30 – 3:00 pm with Celebration of Life to immediately follow. Services will be performed by Pastor Sandy Rubinoff. In lieu of flowers the family is requesting donations made to the Malawi Project. You can mail your donation to: Malawi Project, 3314 Van Tassel Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46240 or online at: MalawiProject.org/donate. Dale had researched and was very impressed by the work this organization was…

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    Riedy Vermaat, Sally

    Sally Ann Riedy Vermaat, 71, of Lebanon, IN (formerly of Brownsburg, IN and Naperville, IL), passed away Nov. 19, 2019, at CrownPointe of Lebanon. Sally was born Jan. 21, 1948, in Aurora, IL, a daughter of the late Paul and Kathryn (Weber) Riedy. Sally’s family was important to her and she especially loved her grandkids. She was cheerful and bright, and loved to make people smile and laugh. The happiness of her loved ones and those she knew was always her main priority in life. Survivors include her children, Timothy (Nancy) Vermaat of Aurora, IL and Tracy (James) Heine of Lebanon, IN; brother, Mark (Erin) Riedy of San Diego, CA;…

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    CLANTON, William (Bill) May 9, 1939 – Nov 19, 2019

    William Forrest Clanton (Bill),80, passed away peacefully in Tucson, AZ on Nov. 19, 2019. Born in Indianapolis, IN on May 9, 1939, he was the second born to William and Mary Jane McKenzie Clanton and loving brother to Madonna (Donnie) Groomer (Bob), Harry Clanton (Julie) and Richard (Dick) Clanton (Jeannine). He is also preceded in passing by his loving wife, Donna Nicley Clanton, and loving friend, and son-in-law Jim Townsend. Bill graduated from Ladoga High School in Ladoga, IN, class of 1957. He served in the Army Reserve and owned his own company C & C Electric in Plainfield, IN. Bill was an active member of Life’s Journey Church in…

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    Shoemaker, John

    Mr. John Alan Shoemaker, 84, of Whitestown, Indiana, passed away peacefully Saturday evening, November 23, 2019, at Signature Healthcare at Parkwood in Lebanon. He was born in Lebanon, Indiana, on September 2, 1935, a son of the late Chester Eugene and Mary Louise (Schooley) Shoemaker. On July 7, 1961, he was married to Janet S. (Neese) Shoemaker in Whitestown. She preceded him in death on January 21, 2008. John was a 1953 graduate of Whitestown High School in 1953. He enlisted in the United States Army and served his country honorably from 1958 – 1960. John was a life-long grain and livestock farmer. In addition, he served as the caretaker…

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    Osborne, Denny

    Denny Eugene Osborne, 74, passed away Sunday morning, November 24, 2019, at his home in Thorntown. He was born in Hendricks County on September 28, 1945, a son of the late Nic and Wanda (Brown) Osborne. He was raised in the Pittsboro and Lizton areas with his parents and five siblings. He moved to Thorntown where he married Janet Ann (Fairfield) Osborne on February 28, 1976. She preceded him in death on August 17, 2018. Denny started his own furniture making and repair shop in Thorntown. He loved wood-working and being outdoors. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and trapping. Turkey hunting was among one of his favorites. Survivors include: sons, Denny…

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    West, Harold

    Harold Donald West, 94, of Lebanon, Indiana, passed away on Friday, November 22, 2019 at Zionsville Meadows. He was born on September 11, 1925 in Lebanon, Indiana to the late Clarence and Jenny Marie (Fairfield) West He was married to Norma Jane (French) West; she passed away in 2006. He later married Mary D. (Mandabach) Ramsey-West on June 13, 2008 in Brownsburg, Indiana; she passed away just eight days ago on November 14, 2019. Harold worked at various places throughout his life. He worked for Hays Freight Line in Indianapolis, the Boone County Surveyor’s office and retired in 1987 from the Boone County Highway Department. Harold took great pride in…

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    Petre, Carolyn

    Carolyn Sue Petre, 55, Michigantown, passed away at 3:40 pm Monday November 18, 2019, at Community North Hospital in Indianapolis. She was born September 13, 1964, in Anderson the daughter of Fred & Shirley (Eaden) Ridgeley. On March 15, 1981, she married Robert Petre who survives. Carolyn worked for Crellin Plastic, as a waitress for Howard Johnson’s, and as a secretary for the Ag Co. Alliance. She enjoyed gardening, shopping, coloring, and especially loved spending time with her grandchildren. Along with her husband Robert, Carolyn is also survived by her mother, Shirley Sue Alder, Scircleville; father, Fred (Phyllis) Ridgeley; her children, Robert John Petre, Michigantown, and Natacha Petre, Chicago, IL;…

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    Bush, Kristina Lynn "Kristy"

    Kristina Lynn Bush, 44, of Lebanon, passed away Nov. 19, 2019, at Homewood Health Campus in Lebanon after a long battle with brain tumors and cancer. Kristy, as she preferred to be called, was born May 3, 1975, in Indianapolis. Her parents are John and Brenda (Rogers) Bush of Lebanon. On Aug. 11, 2001, Kristy married Steven P. Hoffman of Lizton, IN. Kristy was a 1994 graduate of Western Boone Schools and for two years took classes at Ivy Tech in West Lafayette. Kristy loved taking care of children and worked for many years at Teddy Bear Day Care in Brownsburg, as well as, babysitting for several families through the…

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    Kirby, Kristina "Kris"

    Kristina D. Kirby, 44, of Lebanon, Indiana, passed away unexpectedly on November 18, 2019. She was born in Lebanon on July 13, 1975, a daughter of Bob and Diana R. (Hinton) Kirby. Kris was a 1993 graduate of Lebanon High School and graduated from Ivy Tech with a degree in business management. She worked at Williams Comfort Air in Carmel, RCI and Low Bob’s Tobacco Shop. Kris loved crafting and listening to music. She felt very blessed to have large family whom she loved and cherished with all her heart. Survivors include her parents: Bob and Diana Kirby of Lebanon; sister, Cassidy Kirby of Lebanon; brothers, Jason Jones of Indianapolis,…

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    Vollmer, Carolyn

    Carolyn Marie Vollmer, 76, of Jamestown, Indiana, passed away Monday, November 11, 2019 at Signature Healthcare at Parkwood in Lebanon. She was born on May 15, 1943 in Washington, Indiana; a daughter of the late Bernard C. and Pauline L. (Bies) Vollmer; granddaughter of Mary Bies, who helped raise her. Carolyn graduated from Washington Catholic High School in 1961. She worked as a bank teller for People’s Trust and Savings Bank in Booneville for several years. She moved from Boonville to Boone County in 2013. Carolyn adored her family. She also enjoyed reading and making ceramics. Survivors include three children: Michele I. (Kenny) Pickard of Indianapolis, Victor D. Bowden of…

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    Wright, Arthur "Art"

    Arthur “Art” Ray Wright, 64, passed away Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at his home in Thorntown, Indiana. Born in Lebanon, Indiana on January 13, 1955, Art was adopted by the Moody family who showed great love to him and Art felt blessed to be a “Moody.” He was a 1973 graduate of Lebanon High School. He married Brenda (Moody) Wright on October 3, 1981 at the Lebanon Rock Church; she survives. Art was a proud union member of Local 47 in Indianapolis and worked thirty years as a skilled painter before retiring at the age of 55. He was a master of his craft, making it look so easy. He…

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    Hartsock, Anna

    Mrs. Anna Mae Hartsock, 97, of Lebanon, went to be with the Lord on November 18, 2019, at Signature Healthcare at Parkwood. She was born on September 30, 1922, a daughter to the late Firm and Edna (Williams) Highland. Anna Mae was a graduate of Lebanon High School’s class of 1940. She married Robert Cleo Hartsock, and they celebrated their 69th anniversary in July 2009. Anna Mae was a lifelong member of Otterbein United Methodist. She served as a Sunday school teacher and trustee for many years and was a long-term member of the church’s sewing and quilting circle. She also volunteered as a tutor at Hattie B. Stokes Elementary,…

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    COLCORD, Ruby Apr 26, 1924 – Nov 16, 2019

    Ruby “Erlene” Weck Colcord of North Baltimore, OH, passed away on Saturday, November 16, 2019 at the age of 95 surrounded by loved ones. She was born in Crawford County, IL, on April 26, 1924 and moved to Lebanon, IN in 1943. She married Glennis Dale Colcord on September 17, 1949 in Kirkland, IN, and enjoyed 30 years of marriage prior to his passing. Erlene was very social, loving to play cards, bake pies for friends, family and church events, and complete various craft projects. She was known for her intense work ethic, retiring from Perfection Products in 1985. The thing she was most proud of was being a mother…

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    Stefani Sills, Marilyn

    Marilyn S. Stefani Sills, 76, of Clinton, Indiana and formally of Thorntown passed away on November 16, 2019 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute, Indiana. She was born on December 29, 1942 in Clinton, Indiana; a daughter to the late John and Elsie Stefani. She is survived by daughters; Sandra Grogan-Sills of Terre Haute, Laura (Ed) Wallace of Clinton, Sherry (Todd) Strong of Lebanon, Susan (Mike) Lingeman of Indianapolis; sister, Janet (Dennis) Bragg of Ft. Myers, Florida; brother, John E. “Jack” (Jeannie) Stefani of Indianapolis. She is also survived by thirteen grandchildren; eighteen great grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren. In addition to her parents, Marilyn was preceded in death by…

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    Isenhower, Rose

    Rose Marie (Mayhew) Isenhower, 92, of Lebanon, passed away Nov. 16, 2019 at Parkwood. Rose was born in Boone County, IN, on Aug. 2, 1927 to Edith (Marsh) Mayhew and Roy Mayhew. Rose grew up in Zionsville with her brother David Mayhew. She enjoyed roller skating as a young girl. Rose married David F. Isenhower on July 11, 1945 in Zionsville. Together they had five children; Danny (Mary) Isenhower (deceased), Dennis (Linda) Isenhower, Wanda (Tom) Volbrecht, Wilbur (Rhonda) Isenhower and Del (Theresa) Isenhower. Rose worked for many years at Kauffman Engineering until retiring in 2005. She attended Old Union Church in Jamestown and First United Church of Christ in Lebanon.…

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    Grisel, Malvis

    Malvis Grisel passed away peacefully after a brief illness on Fri., Nov. 15, 2019, with family by his side. Mal, as his friends and family called him, came into this world on Oct. 9, 1929, at the Herneday Farm just outside of Lebanon, son of Jesse and Mary Swails Grisel, who preceded in him death. Mal was a wonderful late in life surprise to his parents, he was such a surprise, they couldn’t come up with a fitting middle name for him. Anyone that knew him, knew of his contagious smile beneath that amazing mustache and his kind and generous heart! He did not know a stranger, always waving and…

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    Layton, Johnnie

    Johnnie Tyler Layton, 20, of Sheridan, passed away Nov. 14, 2019. Johnnie was born Apr. 14, 1999, in Greencastle, a son of Dustin Layton and Sarada Hinton. Johnnie attended school in Lebanon and graduated from the Crossing in Frankfort. He enjoyed wrestling and fishing, and he was a ten- year member of 4-H. Johnnie’s children and family were especially important to him. Survivors include his father, Dustin Layton of Frankfort; sisters, Delilah (Dylan Shaw) Layton, Deandra (Drew Peebles) Layton, and Gracie Jo Layton; children, Brayla Marlow and Kalvyn Layton; maternal grandparents, Bernard and Cindy Hinton; maternal great-grandmothers, Helen Myers and Dora Isenhower; paternal grandparents, Kyle and Denise Kercheval; paternal great-grandmothers,…

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    McAhren, Joanna

    Joanna Horlacher McAhren, born January 11, 1932 in Clinton County, Indiana, passed away at her home in Chesterfield, Missouri, on Tuesday, November 5, 2019, while in hospice care. She was eighty-seven years old. Joanna was the daughter of David B. Horlacher and Alta McCombs Horlacher of Frankfort, IN and the sister of Evelyn Horlacher Mahin (Albert) and David M. Horlacher (Leona); all have preceded her in death. Joanna and her husband, Robert M. McAhren (deceased October 16, 2006) were married at her home in Frankfort, IN on October 9, 1949. They had three children, Sidney H. McAhren (Louann M. Grady), of Albuquerque, NM, Craig I. McAhren (Alice Sullivan), of Indianapolis,…

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    Ramsey-West, Mary

    Mary Delores Ramsey-West, 91, of Lebanon, Indiana, passed away on Thursday, November 14, 2019 at Zionsville Meadows. She was born on July 24, 1928 in Indianapolis and was the last living sibling of seven to the late Harry P. and Rose Mary (Riester) Mandabach. She was married to Henry Lloyd Ramsey; he passed away in 1992. She later married Harold Donald West on June 13, 2008 in Brownsburg, Indiana; he survives. Mary was a homemaker most of her life. For a brief period, she was manager in the ladies department at L. S. Ayers and was an excellent seamstress. A devoted mother, grandmother and great grandmother she enjoyed spending time…

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    Allen, Wayne

    Wayne Eugene Allen 72 of Zionsville, IN passed away Nov. 11, 2019. Wayne was born on March 22, 1947 in Lebanon, IN to Garold William and Mary Electa (Collenbaugh) Allen. Wayne was a member of the Indianapolis Glendale Seventh Day Adventist Church. He was a self-employed realtor in Boone County, IN and loved to help others by giving of his time, talent and treasures. Wayne is preceded in death by his parents; and brother; Charles Lloyd Allen. Funeral services will be held on Wed. Nov. 20, 2019 at Flanner Buchanan-Zionsville at 1 pm with calling from 10:30 am to service time. Wayne is survived by his brothers Kenneth Lee (Jayne)…

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    Starkey, Frank

    Frank Malcom Starkey, 53, passed away Saturday, November 9, 2019 at his home in Lebanon, Indiana. Born in Lebanon on January 14, 1966, he was the son of the late Don Richard and Martha Ruth (Endres) Starkey. A life-resident of Boone County, Frank graduated from Lebanon High School in 1984. He was a 1988 graduate from Indiana State University and 1994 graduate from IU School of Law in Indianapolis. He worked for RCI in Indianapolis from 1988-2012 and was a proud owner of his practice, Frank M. Starkey, Attorney at Law in Lebanon for over 25 years. Frank grew up in the St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church in Lebanon. He…

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    Brindle, Margaret

    Mrs. Margaret Louise Brindle, 88, of Lebanon, passed away Nov. 12, 2019. Margaret was born Feb. 6, 1931, in Boone County, IN, a daughter of the late Cyril and Evelyn (West) Gordon. She married Keith Brindle on Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14, 1954. He passed away on Aug. 23, 1985. Margaret was always active in the church, formerly of the Advance North Christian Church where she helped with Vacation Bible School and taught Sunday School. She was also involved in the kids’ ministry, recently sewing for children in the hospital. Margaret was currently a member of the Lebanon Christian Church. Margaret loved playing games with her grandkids and traveling with her…

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    BIGGERSTAFF, David Jul 13, 1950 – Nov 11, 2019

    David Biggerstaff, 69 of Port St. Lucie, FL, died Nov 11, 2019, at home. He was born on July 13, 1950, to Teddy and Patricia Biggerstaff in Lebanon, IN. Dave attended Lebanon High School, graduating in 1968. He married Susie McBane Biggerstaff in 1979. Dave worked in the automotive parts industry for over 25 years. He is survived by his wife, Susie, daughter Kim (Morgan) McLean, grandchildren Kelsea and Noah, great granddaughter Sophie, and brother Douglas (Kim) Biggerstaff. David was proceeded in death by his parents, and brother Dennis. A celebration of life in Lebanon, IN will be announced at a later date.

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    (Beaman) Martin, Diane

    Diane S. (Beaman) Martin, 76 passed away at Signature HealthCare at Parkwood surrounded by her family on November 10, 2019 following a very long and difficult battle with Parkinson’s Disease. Diane was born on October 7, 1943 to Fay and Esther (Sortor) Beaman. She was a 1962 graduate of Lebanon High School. While in high school, Diane was introduced to Irvin Martin by her mother and Irvin became the love of her life. Irvin and Diane were married on November 25, 1962 and celebrated 54 anniversaries before his death Jan 29, 2016. They were the proud parents of Gloria, Brian and Angela. Diane was known for her beautiful smile and…

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    Dorwart, John

    John Mitchell Dorwart, 49, of Jamestown, passed away Nov. 9, 2019. John was born the 13th of October in 1970 at Saint Elizabeth’s Hospital in Danville, IL. He resided in Jamestown, IN with his family. John is survived by his mother, Elaine Dorwart; wife, Lori Dorwart; three daughters, Emily, Shelby and Elizabeth; in addition to aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews. John was preceded in death by his father, Duane L. Dorwart; paternal grandparents, John and Edith Dorwart; and maternal grandparents, Theodore and Jeanette Mitchell. He was also preceded in death by his niece and nephew, Bethany and Tyler Baker. John was a Danville High School graduate in 1988. He worked…

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    MICHALKE, James (Jim)

    After a full day of receiving family visitors and enjoying chocolate ice cream, James (Jim) Robert Michalke, Sr., 85, beloved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather, said good night to his wife of 65 years on Saturday, November 9, 2019, and peacefully succumbed to congestive heart failure in his sleep at Homewood Health Campus, in Lebanon, Indiana. He and his wife have both been receiving medical care at the facility for the past several weeks. Born on March 10, 1934, in Lafayette, Indiana, he grew up in West Lafayette on the Michalke Family Farm on South River Road in a multi-generational home with his parents, the late John Phillip and…

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    Wagoner, Phyllis (DO-DA)

    Phyllis (Do-Da) Jean Wagoner, 72, passed away on Monday, November 11, 2019 at her home in Thorntown, Indiana. She was born August 2, 1947 in Lebanon, a daughter of the late Marvin Gene Toney and Maxine Louise (Fearrin) Toney Dick. A life resident of Boone County, she attended schools in Thorntown. She was formerly married to Wayne King and Roger Reagan. On April 17, 1995, she was married to Donnie Leon Wagoner in Lebanon. He preceded her in death on May 4, 2006. Phyllis began working for Max Hankins as a bartender and waitress and continued to work for Aaron Stookey for 15 years. She was a member of the…

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    BREEDLOVE, Joseph Dean "Joe" Dec 20, 1958 – Nov 8, 2019

    Mr. Joseph Dean “Joe” Breedlove, 60, of Lebanon, passed away Nov. 8, 2019. Joe was born Dec. 20, 1958 in Lebanon, a son of Paul W. and Anne (VanAusdall) Breedlove. Joe was a 1977 graduate of Lebanon High School, where he was a member of the football team, school-record holding swimmer, self-proclaimed drummer and proud cheerleader. Joe met many of his lifelong friends at LHS. He was a “go getter” from the start. Running a newspaper route through Northfield before school and helping his Papa maintain the School Corporation. After graduation, Joe was hired by the Boone County REMC. This is where his love for the electrical industry grew. In…

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    Henry, Leland

    Leland Ray Henry, 77, of Kirklin, Ind., died November 7, 2019 at Witham Hospital, Lebanon. He was born July 10, 1942 in Noblesville, Ind. to Ray & Freda (Peters) Henry. He married Judy Davison on July 27, 1963 and she survives. Leland was a 1960 graduate of Clinton Central High School. He was in the hog business and a farmer and also worked for Allison Rolls Royce for 31 years, retiring in 1992. He was a member of the Kirklin Christian Church, where he was a former deacon. He enjoyed hunting, NASCAR, sports and country music. He is survived by his wife, Judy Henry of Kirklin, 3 daughters, Carolyn (Karl)…

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    RICHEY, RICHARD (DICK)

    ON FRIDAY NOVEMBER 1, 2019, RICHARD (DICK) RICHEY PASSED AWAY AT THE AGE OF 81. HE WAS BORN ON APRIL 19,1938, TO MARY AND CLAUDE RICHEY IN THORNTOWN, INDIANA. HE GRADUATED FROM THORNTOWN HIGH SCHOOL AND RECEIVED A BACHELOR’S DEGREE FROM BALL STATE UNIVERSITY AND A MASTERS DEGREE IN MATHEMATICS EDUCATION FROM PURDUE UNIVERSITY. DICK TAUGHT MATH IN LAFAYETTE, INDIANA, EUROPE AND WARREN TOWNSHIP, GURNEE, ILLINOIS FOR ALMOST 40 YEARS. HIS GREAT TALENT FOR MAKING FRIENDS AND “KEEPING IN TOUCH” WAS AN ADMIRABLE CHARACTERISTIC. HIS FRIENDS INCLUDED STUDENTS TEACHING COLLEAGUES AND CRIBBAGE BUDDIES. HE HAD A PASSION FOR TEACHING NOT ONLY HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS BUT ALSO THE LESS FORTUNATE. HE…

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    Kincaid, Albert

    Albert L Kincaid, 90 of North Salem, IN, passed away Wednesday, November 6, 2019 in Brownsburg Healthcare. He was born May 28, 1929 in Indianapolis, IN, son of the late Noah E. and Maude (Southerland) Kincaid. He married Marinette Kinkead on September 10, 1948. He worked for Bridgeport Brass in Indianapolis for 37 years, retiring April 11. 1984. He was a member of Masonic Lodge of Jamestown, IN and had received his 50 year pin. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening and spending time with his family and grandkids. In addition to his wife, Marinette Kincaid, Albert is survived by his children; Marilyn (Ted) Frazier of North Salem and Karen…

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    Hancock, Susan

    Susan Lucille (Belcher) Hancock, 79, of Whitestown, passed away peacefully while surrounded by family and friends at her home in Whitestown on Thursday, November 7, 2019. Susan was born in Indianapolis on March 29, 1940. She was preceded in death by her parents, Mabel Marie (Moore) Belcher and Emory Owen Belcher, along with her brother, William Owen Belcher. She married John Edwin Hancock on May 23, 1959 and they were happily married for 60 years. She was raised and educated in Boone County, graduating in 1958 from Perry Central School. Susan resided in Boone County for the majority of her life. She worked at Rough Notes as a proofreader and…

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    Ufkes, Wilfred

    WILFRED B. ‘WILL ‘ UFKES HARTFORD CITY, IN Wilfred B. Ufkes, 90, “Will” to his family and friends, passed away Monday, November 4, 2019, at his home. A native of Carthage, Illinois, he was born April 8, 1929 to Bertus and Margaret (Wetterich) Ufkes and attended Midland Lutheran College in Fremont, Nebraska. Will served in the Army at Arlington Cemetery on Honor Guard Funeral Detail, known as “The Old Guard” and was also stationed in Korea. After his discharge Will enrolled at Ball State University, graduating with a B. S. and a Masters, then taught Industrial Technology. While at Ball State, he met the “love of his life”, Betty L.…