• Knightstown,  New Castle

    Lorena "Kate" Logan

    Lorena K. “Kate” Logan, 70, formerly of Morristown passed away Saturday morning, September 1, 2018 at Flatrock River Lodge in Rushville. She was born March 7, 1948 in Rushville to the late Theodore and Norma (Bowden) Brooks. Kate was raised in Carthage and spent many years of her life in Morristown. She had been employed at Randall Textron Corp. in Morristown and the Durbin Hotel in Rushville. Kate enjoyed reading and her cat, Fluffy. Left to cherish her memory are her children: Jeff (Belinda) Logan of Connersville and Cheryl (Jeff) Pennington of Morristown; four grandchildren: Ashley and Kyle Pennington, Sean Logan and Meagan (Landon) Hartley; six great grandchildren: Kenzie, Kayden,…

  • Knightstown,  New Castle

    Christa Renee Brake

    Christa Renee Brake, age 44, of New Castle passed away Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at her residence. She was born June 27, 1974 in New Castle. A 1992 graduate of New Castle High School, she furthered her studies at IU east in Richmond where she graduated and began her nursing career. Christa was a very giving person who loved taking care of people. She especially loved working with elderly patients. Christa cherished her time spent with family. She loved to dance, candles and loved to read. Her greatest accomplishment was her two children. Left to cherish her memory is her daughter, Bryanna Chowning; a son, Andrew Chowning; her mother, Lisa…

  • Knightstown,  New Castle

    Lewis Frank Regner

    Lewis Frank Regner, 60, of New Castle passed away Monday, August 27, 2018 at home surrounded by loved ones. He was born May 24, 1958 in New Castle to Lewis and Sophia Regner. He is a 1976 graduate of Walter P. Chrysler Memorial High School. Lewis lived in Ft. Myers, FL before returning to New Castle and was employed at Progress Rail – a Caterpillar Company in Muncie, Indiana until his death. He was a past member of the First Presbyterian Church of New Castle. Lewis is survived by his parents, Lewis and Sophia Regner of New Castle; brother, Michael Regner of New Castle; sister, Marianna Regner Brass (husband, Christopher)…

  • Knightstown,  New Castle

    Marilyn White

    Marilyn White, 93, of Knightstown passed away Sunday, August 26, 2018 at Glen Oaks Health Campus. She was born September 4, 1924 in Knightstown to the late John Myron and Eunice Lucille (Johnson) Strattan, in the house where she spent 85 of her 93 years. Marilyn graduated from Knightstown High School and Earlham College with a degree in English. After graduation she married Darrell White and spent the rest of her life taking care of her family. She was a birthright Quaker and lifetime member of Knightstown Friends Church where she sang in the choir and participated in the United Society of Friends Women. She was a strong supporter of…

  • New Castle

    Sandra Sue Miller

    Sandra “Sue” Miller, 74, of New Castle, passed away peacefully on the evening of Sunday, August 26, 2018 at Hancock Regional Hospital. She was born on January 26, 1944 in Portland, IN, a daughter of the late Wilson and Georgia (Rexrode) Rust. Those left to cherish Sue’s memory include her two sisters, Joan (husband: Buck) Youngs of Pendleton and Gail Kuntzman of Richmond; a brother, Bill (wife: Phyllis) Rust of New Castle; a daughter, Robin; two granddaughters, Renee and Antoinete; one grandson, A.D. and special friend Susan. Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Stanford Miller (1994). Services and burial will be private with the…

  • Knightstown,  New Castle

    Charlotte Kay Pew

    Charlotte Kay Pew, 80, of Spiceland passed away Monday, August 27, 2018 at her home surrounded by loved ones. She was born June 18, 1938 in Henry County to the late Charles and Ona (Dishman) Hudson. She is a 1956 graduate of Spiceland High School. Charlotte retired after 34 ½ years from Old First National Bank. She was a former member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Rushville and currently attended St. Rose in Knightstown. Charlotte was a Mental Health Association board member. She is survived by her husband, Orin Kenneth Pew, Jr.; daughters, Kathy (Derald) Grimwood of Eugene, OR and Kristi Pew of Spiceland; grandchildren, Jenny (Justin) Proffer, Nathan…

  • Knightstown,  New Castle

    Nollie E. South

    In loving memory of Nollie E. South, 77 of New Castle passed away Friday, August 24, 2018. She was born April 18, 1941 in Heidrick, KY to the late Walter and Irena (Vaughn) Hopkins. Nollie was a wonderful mother and very loving grandmother, sister and aunt. She was a friend to all. Nollie was the type of person who put everybody else’s concerns or issues before her own. She will be sadly missed by all who knew her. She is survived by her children, John (Debbie) Trent, Lavon (John) Murphy, Tim Trent, Dee Trent, Charles “Chuck” (Patty) South, Jeff South and Tina (Mark) Edwards; grandchildren, Christopher Murphy, Dani Trent, Jason…

  • Knightstown,  New Castle

    Robert "Bob" Alan David Wagner

    Robert “Bob” Alan David Wagner, 58, of Kennard, passed away Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at Hancock Regional Hospital. He was born August 18, 1960 in Rushville a son of the late Robert and Willa Mae (Nixon) Wagner. Bob was currently employed by MacCallister Machinery in Indianapolis where he served as the warehouse lead manager for the past 18 years. He loved his family and was a great husband, father and papaw. He enjoyed the simple things in life like sitting on the couch with his wife watching TV and was an avid NASCAR and WWE Wrestling fan. Bob was a great cook and loved cooking for his family especially his…

  • Knightstown,  New Castle

    Robert “Bob” Alan David Wagner

    Robert “Bob” Alan David Wagner, 58, of Kennard, passed away Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at Hancock Regional Hospital. He was born August 18, 1960 in Rushville a son of the late Robert and Willa Mae (Nixon) Wagner. Bob was currently employed by MacCallister Machinery in Indianapolis where he served as the warehouse lead manager for the past 18 years. He loved his family and was a great husband, father and papaw. He enjoyed the simple things in life like sitting on the couch with his wife watching…

  • Knightstown,  New Castle

    Sharian L. Murphy

    Sharian L. Murphy, 62, of New Castle passed away Monday, August 20, 2018 following a brief battle with pancreatic cancer. She was born January 26, 1956 in Panama City, Florida to Carl E. and Helen (Criswell) Burke. She was a 1974 graduate of New Castle High School and member of Sunnyside Church of God. She is survived by her father, Carl E. Burke; husband, James Murphy; children, Jennifer Dudley (Brian), David (Kathy) Murphy, Daniel Murphy, John Murphy, Lori Ann Bennett; grandchildren, Jakob …

  • Knightstown,  New Castle

    Wanda Lee Clark

    Wanda Lee Clark, 85, of Greenfield, formerly of Knightstown, passed away Sunday, August 19, 2018 at Hancock Regional Hospital. She was born August 2, 1933 in Farmingdale, Illinois a daughter of William M. and Opal M. (Kinneman) Clark. Wanda was a 1952 graduate of Knightstown High School and worked at Insurance Processing Company in Richmond for 13 years. She then moved back to Knightstown and worked at the lumber yard for 20 years. Wanda also worked for the Indiana Department of Revenue for 1…

  • Knightstown,  New Castle

    Philip A. Jackson

    Philip A. Jackson, 58, of Knightstown, passed away Sunday, August 19, 2018 at his residence. He was born April 21, 1960 in Rushville the son of Edward E. (Carol) Jackson & Marlene Jackson. Philip was a 1979 graduate of Knightstown High School and worked at ACME Plumbing for 12 years. He enjoyed camping and loved spending time with his family and especially his grandchildren. He enjoyed playing cards and pool, where he was known as a pool shark. He was a member of Wilkinson Church of Chris…

  • Knightstown,  New Castle

    Christopher Lee Bell

    Christopher Lee Bell, 44 of Tallahassee, FL and formerly of New Castle passed away Sunday, August 19, 2018. He was born April 16, 1974 in Muncie to Kevin Bell and Alta Lee (Watson) Hardgrove. Chris was a 1993 graduate of New Castle Chrysler High School and a veteran of the U.S. Army. After 4 years in army Chris work for 11 years with AT&T in Indiana, 5 years with Century Link in Florida, and was currently employed by Florida Agency of State Technology as an Office Automation Specialist. H…

  • Knightstown,  New Castle

    Ronald E. Thompson Sr.

    Ronald Thompson; May 7, 1933-August 17, 2018. Born in Shirley, IN to Edgar and Hazel Thompson. Ron was a family man first and foremost. He was a farmer, and a father that adored his wife and family. Ron was on the board of Henry Co. REMC for 30 years. He cared about his country. He served in the Army and was also a Mason. Ron was a prankster and a jokester, training his grandchildren and great grandchildren at every moment. He was a member of New Testament Church of Christ. Ron and his wife J…

  • Knightstown,  New Castle

    Mary K. "Nicki" Hunt

    Mary K. ("Nicki") Hunt passed away on August 16, 2018 at Glen Oaks Health Campus. Nicki was born on April 1st, 1924 in Baltimore, Maryland to the late Walter (Volodymyr) and Rose (Rosalia) Krushelnicki. She attended Michigan State College (now Michigan State University) and met her future husband there, Herve H. Hunt, where they were both students, and also both members of the University Chorus. They were married on September 12, 1942, and through the years raised 5 wonderful children. Nicki was employed in New Castle as a Nursing Secretary at Henry County Hospital for 19 years, and upon retirement served 16 additional years there as a Hospital Volunteer. Nicki…

  • Knightstown,  New Castle

    Mary K. “Nicki” Hunt

    Mary K. (“Nicki”) Hunt passed away on August 16, 2018 at Glen Oaks Health Campus. Nicki was born on April 1st, 1924 in Baltimore, Maryland to the late Walter (Volodymyr) and Rose (Rosalia) Krushelnicki. She attended Michigan State College (now Michigan State University) and met her future husband there, Herve H. Hunt, where they were both students, and also both members of the University Chorus. They were married on September 12, 1942, and through the years raised 5 wonderful children. Nicki …

  • New Castle

    Geneva Irene Petty

    Geneva Irene (Lammott) Petty, 87, of New Castle, went home to be with the Lord early on the morning of Tuesday, August 14, 2018, at Stonebrooke Rehabilitation Center in New Castle. She was born January 17, 1931 in Lynn, Indiana, a daughter of the late Oscar H. and Clara Elizabeth (Rusk) Lammott. Geneva was a 1949 graduate of Richmond High School. She married the love of her life, Eugene Petty, on January 21, 1950. Geneva was a hard worker, growing up on a farm in Sulphur Springs and then moved with her family to Richmond. While in high school she was a “Candy Striper” at Reid Hospital working in OB…

  • New Castle

    Jonathan Wayne Covert

    Jonathan Wayne Covert, 43, of Ridgeville, suddenly and unexpectedly went home to be with his Lord on the afternoon of Sunday, August 12, 2018 at St. Vincent Randolph Hospital in Winchester. He was born on January 13, 1975 in Terre Haute, Indiana, the first of four boys to Wayne and Diana (McCune) Covert. Jonathan grew up as a preacher’s kid and lived in Farmersburg, In, Jamesville, NC, Hagerstown, IN, and Winchester, IN. As a boy, he loved basketball, baseball, boy scouts, and frog gigging in a North Carolina swamp. He made many friends wherever he went. Jonathan married the love of his life, Rebecca Wambach, on February 20, 1999. He…