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    Abby McKinley

    View Abby McKinley Abby Jean McKinley passed peacefully in her mother’s womb and was stillborn on June 14, 2019, at Dupont Hospital in Fort Wayne, Indiana. She gave her family 18 weeks of joy and excitement and will forever have a hold on their hearts. Her family was blessed by getting to spend 18 hours holding her and loving her. Abby is the daughter of Nick and Stephanie McKinley of Marion, Indiana. Abby’s family would like to extend their gratitude to the staff at Dupont Hospital and the F…

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    Clyde Lamb

    View Clyde Lamb Fairmount Clyde David Lamb, 71, of Fairmount, died Sunday, June 16, 2019, at Danville Regional Rehab. David was a lifelong resident of Fairmount. He worked for McCaslin Farms, drove a truck for Pallet Builders, was in Fairmount Civil Defense for over 45 years, and was an amateur Ham Radio operator. He also was a member of SASS, Single Action Shooting Society, since 1994. David was a pro wrestler for 23 years with the Champion International Wrestling Association, and he was ind…

  • Fairmount,  Marion,  Upland

    Clellon Bottoms

    View Clellon Bottoms Upland      Clellon Q. Bottoms, 79, died Thursday evening, June 13, 2019, in Wesleyan Healthcare, Marion, surrounded by family. He was born in Edmonton, Kentucky on June 17, 1939, the son of the late Rev. Lambert and Ella Mae (Quinn) Bottoms.      He graduated from Sonora High School, Sonora, Kentucky, in 1958. In 1959, he moved to Upland, where he had attended the Upland United Methodist Church for over 40 years. He was employed wi…

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    Jimmie Yeley

    View Jimmie Yeley Upland      Jimmie D. Yeley, 74, died late Wednesday night, June 12, 2019, in Visiting Nurse & Hospice Home, Fort Wayne. He was born in Hartford City on September 10, 1944, the son of the late William G. and Leah (Rockey) Yeley.      Jimmie enjoyed his life on the family farm, his numerous friends and acquaintances, neighbors and caregivers. He didn’t know a stranger.      Jimmie, a client of Care Services for a…

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    Alice “Irene” Palmer

    View Alice “Irene” Palmer Upland Alice “Irene” Palmer, 88, died and entered into eternal life early Thursday morning, June 13, 2019, in Heritage Pointe, Warren. She was born on January 12, 1931, the daughter of the late Charles O. and Crystal F. (Futrell) Rouse. Irene was a member Union Chapel Baptist Church, Marion and was a former member of the ABWA. She was an Administrative Assistant for Farm Credit Services for many years. She married Jerry Palmer on January 28, 1950. Together they share…

  • Fairmount,  Marion,  Upland

    Marilyn Sapp

    View Marilyn Sapp Marilyn Sapp, 83, passed away on Monday, June 10, 2019, at home, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Kokomo, Indiana, on June 16, 1935, to the late Murrell “Bud” and Hildred McCarter. She married the love of her life, James “Melvin” Sapp, on December 4, 1954, and he preceded her in death on November 1, 2012. Marilyn was great at many things, including gardening — she could make any plant grow — and making noodles, a trait she inherited from her… Marilyn Sapp, …

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    Phillip E. Rust – May 9, 1934 – June 9, 2019

    Phil was born in Marion on May 9, 1934 to the late Everett and Aletha A. (Kem) Rust. He passed away in Marion General Hospital on June 9, 2019. Phil was a 1952 graduate of Van Buren High School. After high school he started working as a mechanic at Munson’s Pontiac where he worked for 20 years. He retired from Indiana Michigan Power in 1995 after 20 years of service. Phil met the love of his life, Donna Faulkner, at Pierce’s Pastries in downtown Marion and they were married on November 6, 1965. Mrs. Rust survives. In Phil’s free time he could be found in his woodworking shop making or…

  • Fairmount,  Marion,  Upland

    Ruth Manley Higgs

    View Ruth Manley Higgs Ruth (Warren) Manley Higgs, 96, passed away on Thursday, June 6, 2019, at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Bath County, Kentucky, to the late Mattie Belle (Wells) and Alen Warren, the oldest of 11 children. Ruth attended school in Bath County, and in order to get to school each day, she had to cross a swinging bridge — which she was terrified of. Her brother used to swing it back and forth to tease her. She moved to Marion in the late 1940s. Ruth wa…

  • Fairmount,  Marion,  Upland

    Russell Carter

    View Russell Carter Russell Dwight Carter, 68, passed away at home on Thursday, June 6, 2019. He was born in Fairmount on December 8, 1950, to the late Luther Benjamin and Lillie Mae Jane Carter. He graduated from Madison-Grant High School, class of 1970. He married Debra Lainhart on September 23, 1972, and they raised three daughters together. Russell worked as a journeyman, millwright, and repairman for St. Gobain, retiring after 35 years. He was a former member of Lighthouse Assembly of Go…

  • Fairmount,  Marion,  Upland

    Jack Ball

    View Jack Ball Jack C. Ball, 76, of Marion died Friday, May 31, 2019, at Marion General Hospital. Born March 31, 1943, at Marion, Indiana to the late Chester and Orveta ”Sally” (Norris) Ball. After graduating from Van Buren high school in 1961, Jack began employment at RCA until being drafted into the Army. Upon his return, he went to work at General Motors driving a forklift for 34 years. Jack always had a sign on the back of his forklift that said, “No coffee, No workee”, if… Jack C….

  • Fairmount,  Marion,  Upland

    Judith “Judi” Holder

    View Judith “Judi” Holder Judith “Judi” Irene Holder, 78, was called home to glory on Monday, June 3, 2019, at Colonial Oaks Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was born on March 3, 1941, to Orville and Eleanor (Lane) Halverson, and married her sweetheart, Jack Edwin Holder, on June 10, 1961, in Hancock, Wisconsin. He went home to his Savior on November 29, 2018. Judi graduated from Tri-County High School in Plainfield, Wisconsin, and then earned a Histology Certification from the Universit…

  • Fairmount,  Marion,  Upland

    Carl Gerstorff

    View Carl Gerstorff Upland Carl E. Gerstorff, 95, of Upland, died Saturday morning, June 1, 2019, in Wesleyan Healthcare Center, Marion. He was born on November 2, 1923, the son of the late William and Mary (Jones) Gerstorff. Mr. Gerstorff served in the United States Army during World War II. He was formerly employed with the VA Hospital, Marion. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, playing cards, playing Bingo, and doing crossword puzzles and was a member of the Jonesboro American Legion. Survivors …

  • Fairmount,  Marion,  Upland

    Jeanene Austin

    View Jeanene Austin Jeanene Austin, 63, passed away on Tuesday, May 28, 2019, at Rolling Meadows Health and Rehabilitation Center in LaFontaine, Indiana. Jeanene was born on February 20, 1956, to the late Bernard Caudill and Judith Lanternier. Jeanene attended Marion High School, then worked at St. Regis for many years, until its closing. After St. Regis closed, she opened her own housekeeping business. She attended Northeast Church of God. On February 5, 2001, she married Robert Austin. Jean…

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    Pauline Ott

    View Pauline Ott Pauline A. Ott, 82, passed away on Thursday, May 30, 2019, in Marion. She was born in Peasticks, KY, on October 12, 1936, to the late Lee and Margaret (Purvis) Corey. Pauline graduated from Van Buren High School, Class of 1954. She worked as a clerk at Woolworth’s Department Store and then had her own in-home daycare for 30 plus years. Pauline was a member of the College Wesleyan Church and attended Westview Wesleyan Church. She enjoyed cooking, baking, and doing all sorts of…

  • Converse,  Gas City,  Marion

    Rhea Dawn Dubois – July 6, 1942 – May 28, 2019

    Rhea Dawn Dubois, 76, of Converse went to be with her Lord and Savior while surrounded by family in her home at 10:42 p.m. on Monday, May 27, 2019. She was born at the home of her parents, Fred and Martha (Lake) Barker, in Swayzee on July 6, 1942. Rhea married Thomas L. Dubois at Amboy Friends Church on July 3, 1965. Mr. Dubois survives in their Converse home. She was a member of the first graduating class of Oak Hill High School in 1960. She went on to graduate with a Master’s degree from Ball State University in 1963 and began teaching business and typing at Swayzee High School.…

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    Judith K. “Judy” Stambaugh – July 4, 1950 – May 24, 2019

    Judy was born in Marion on July 4, 1950. She was one of three children born to the late Charles Burnell and Mary Frances (Fuller) Shroyer. She passed away on Friday, May 24, 2019 in Community South Hospital, Indianapolis. Judy was a 1968 graduate of Mississinewa High School. She met her future husband while working at Kmart and on September 26, 1970 she married Basil E. Stambaugh. Mr. Stambaugh survives in their Greenwood home. She and her husband worked for Kmart and traveled with their jobs as retail specialists. They moved to Greenwood in 1999. In Judy’s free time she enjoyed watching baseball, especially the St. Louis Cardninals and watching…

  • Fairmount,  Marion,  Upland

    John Horine

    View John Horine John E. Horine, 75, passed away on Saturday, May 18, 2019, at Lutheran Hospital, from injuries sustained in a tractor accident.  John was born on June 4, 1943, to the late Everett and Mary Horine.  He graduated from Swayzee High School in 1961 and then joined the National Guard.  He worked for Delco Remy for many years, retiring in 1996.  On November 8, 1981, he married the love of his life, Glenda Sides.  John was a…

  • Fairmount,  Marion,  Upland

    Dennis “Denny” Smith

    View Dennis “Denny” Smith Dennis “Denny” E. Smith, 73, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday, May 15, 2019, at St. Vincent Hospital. Denny was born on August 1, 1945, to the late Robert and Mildred Smith. He joined the Army in 1965, serving until 1967. He married Ardeana Leisure on July 5, 1981, and she survives in Marion. He was a new member of Brookhaven Wesleyan Church, having just moved to Marion last year. Denny enjoyed riding his Honda motorcycle, …

  • Fairmount,  Marion,  Upland

    Milo Jefferies Jr.

    View Milo Jefferies Jr. Jonesboro, Indiana Milo Joseph “Dewey” Jefferies Jr., 71, died Sunday, May 12, 2019 at his rural Jonesboro residence. Dewey was born on December 5, 1947 in Marion, Indiana, son of the late Milo Joseph Jefferies Sr. and Betty L. (McDaniel) Jefferies. He attended Marion High School and served in the Army. Dewey was a pole barn builder. He had worked for Wicks Building, Fairmount Builders and retired from Trice Buildings where he had worked f…

  • Fairmount,  Marion,  Upland

    Fredrick Pace

    View Fredrick Pace Fredrick P. Pace, 82, passed away on Monday, May 13, 2019, at Miller’s Merry Manor in Marion. Fred was born in Fairmount, Indiana, on May 28, 1936, son of the late Russell C. and Agnes B. (Keller) Pace. He graduated from Fairmount High School in 1955 and was an Air Force Veteran. Fred worked as a machinist at General Motors and enjoyed hunting and fishing. Fred is survived by his sister, Melanie Pace, and his four brothers, Raymond, James, Richard, and John Pace. He was pre…

  • Converse,  Gas City,  Marion

    Mary E. (Devitt) Miller Fish – May 23, 1923 – May 11, 2019

    Mary was born on May 23, 1923 to the late Thomas Aloysius and Martha Anna (Keerns) Devitt. She and her brothers were raised by her grandparents, Thomas A. and Hanora A. Devitt in Crawfordsville. Mary passed away on May 11, 2019 in Marion. Mary graduated from Crawfordsville High School. In the mid-fifties Mary and her husband, Dr. Andrew J. Miller came to Marion. She was a homemaker and later was employed at Sears in the catalog department. For 25 years she was notably accommodating in her customer service role. She later married Leo Fish and he also preceded her in death. Mary was a faithful member of St. Paul Catholic…

  • Fairmount,  Marion,  Upland

    Doris Underwood

    View Doris Underwood Doris Underwood 80, formerly of Fairmount, Indiana died Saturday May 4, 2019 at Community Hospital Anderson, Indiana The daughter of the late Robert and Dorothy (Hamm) Coffel she was born December 12, 1938 in Marion, Indiana. On March 29, 1961 she married Benjamin G. Underwood he preceded her in death October 14, 2000. Doris worked as a Nurses Aide and a QMA for many years, her interest included gardening, going …

  • Fairmount,  Marion,  Upland

    Mary Felver Besser

    View Mary Felver Besser Mary E. (Jones) Felver Besser, 99, passed away at Marion General Hospital on Tuesday, April 30, 2019. Mary was born on April 4, 1920, to the late James and Leona Jones. She married Glen Felver on March 6, 1937, and he preceded her in death on October 14, 1963. She later married Robert Besser on October 15, 1964, and he preceded her in death on August 15, 1993. She lived in Upland most of her life and was a member of the Hartford City …

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    Vera Hunt

    View Vera Hunt Upland      Vera L. (Miller) Hunt, 88, died on Monday afternoon, April 29, 2019 in University Nursing Center, Upland. She was born in Marion on July 30, 1930, the daughter of the late James and Gladys (Humphrey) Miller.      Vera married Max Hunt in 1948. Together they shared 43 years, before he preceded her in death on December 30, 1991.      Mrs. Hunt, who was a lifelong resident of Upland, was formerly employed with…

  • Fairmount,  Marion,  Upland

    Gregory Pollen

    View Gregory Pollen Fairmount Gregory L. Pollen 54 of Fairmount, Indiana died unexpectedly Friday April 26, 2019 at Marion General Hospital, Marion, Indiana Greg was born December 26, 1964 in Marion, Indiana to Dwight C Pollen who survives in Fairmount and the late Shirley R. (King) Pollen. He was a 1983 graduate of Madison-Grant High School and an Army Veteran. He married Cindy Miller June 20, 1989 in Marion, Indiana, she survives. Greg worked at …

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    Scotty Shannon

    View Scotty Shannon Marion Scotty M. Shannon 75 of Marion died peacefully Saturday April 27, 2019 at his home. He was born March 3, 1944 at Maysville, Kentucky to the late Alexander and Earsie (Kinder) Shannon. On June 19, 1965 Scotty married the love of his life Donna L. Wright in Marion, Indiana they spend 54 years together. Scotty retired in 2000 from GenCorp after 42 years of service. He was a member of Sunnycrest Baptist Ch…

  • Converse,  Gas City,  Marion

    Edward T. Runningen – September 28, 1929 – April 25, 2019

    Ed was born on September 28, 1929 in La Crosse, Wisconsin. He was one of five sons born to the late Arthur and Julia (Miller) Runningen. On April 25, 2019 he passed away in The Lodge of Harbor Manor, Noblesville. Ed was a graduate of Aquinas High School, La Crosse, Wisconsin and continued his education at the University of Wisconsin where he earned his bachelors of science degree in chemistry. He enlisted in the Army National Guard and served honorably until his discharge. In 1956 Ed came to Marion where he later met Roberta K. “Bertie” Maxwell. They were married on May 16, 1959. Mrs. Runningen preceded Ed in death…