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    HACKNEY, Donald Nov 11, 1929 – Aug 12, 2019

    MARSHALL, Ill. [mdash]Donald Wayne Hackney, 89, of Marshall, IL, passed away Monday, August 12, 2019, at his home. Don was a retired farmer and had also been employed by Mecco at Paris, where he was employed from 1986 to 1994. He was born Nov. 11, 1929, in the Clarksville area of Clark County, IL, the son of Raymond and Faye Marrs Hackney. He married Betty Jane Coffman on Feb. 9, 1949 at Greeley, CO, and she preceded him in death on Dec. 1, 2012. Surviving are a son, Robert (Vera) Hackney of Marshall, IL; two grandchildren, Amber (Luke) Whitkanack of Merom, IN, and Ashley (Jake) Montgomery of Bloomington, IL; and…

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    CONARD, Fred Feb 23, 1936 – Aug 17, 2019

    LEWISVILLE, Texas [mdash] Fred Dean Conard, 83, of Lewisville, passed away on August 17, 2019. Fred was born in Dyer, Arkansas, to John Finus and Mary Marie Conard (Julian) on February 23, 1936. He went to Gerstmeyer Technical School in Terre Haute, Indiana. On June 15, 1963, Fred married Elaine Shew in Marshall, Illinois. Fred worked in roofing and construction for over 30 years and was a partner in Conard Enterprises. He was a security officer for Mary Kay Inc. for 10 years and before retiring was a part of Mary Kay’s personal security detail. Fred proudly served in the United States Marine Corps and was a veteran of the…

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    KOPP, Christina Nov 17, 1979 – Aug 3, 2019

    Christina Marie Kopp was born in Sydney, Ohio, on Nov. 17, 1979, and entered heaven on Aug. 3, 2019. She fought a long and courageous battle with muscular dystrophy and cerebral palsy throughout her life, exceeding the expectations of many medical professionals. Chris graduated from Terre Haute North Vigo High School, where she was very proud to be a North Patriot. She is survived by her biological father, Bruce Kopp; parents, Greg and Dawn Hayden; sisters, Shanon Kopp, Natasha Kopp, Jenafer Minartz, and Heather Hayden; a brother, Bryan Hayden; and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. She loved watching scary movies and coloring, and was very fond of angels, and…

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    MEADS, Marilyn Jun 19, 1932 – Aug 15, 2019

    WAKEFIELD [mdash] Marilyn S. Meads, 87, of Wakefield, formerly of Terre Haute, died Thursday, August 15 at the Melrose-Wakefield Hospital. Born in Mattoon, Ill., on June 19, 1932, she was the daughter of the late John and Suzie (Storm) Sparks. Ms. Meads was a graduate of Mattoon High School, Class of 1951. She was a retired administrative assistant at Indiana State University. Ms. Meads is survived by her six children; Pamela Seiwert of Wakefield, Dwight Meads of Methuen, Sheryl Dunford of Tampa, Florida, Sandra Meads of Derry, New Hampshire, Keith Meads of Wakefield and Sharon Meads of Terre Haute, and her sister Betty Patterson of Terre Haute. She is also…

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    NEUBAUER, Sister Camille Sep 30, 1939 – Aug 14, 2019

    SAINT MARY-OF-THE-WOODS [mdash] Sister Camille Neubauer died on August. 14 in Mother Theodore Hall. She was born on September 30, 1939 in Washington DC to Clarence and Vera Meyer Neubauer and was baptized Camille Ruth. Sister entered the Congregation of the Sisters of Providence on September 18, 1961 and professed Final Vows August 15, 1969. She earned a bachelor’s degree in music education from St. Mary-of-the-Woods College and a master’s degree in organ from Washington University in St. Louis. Of her 58 years as a Sister of Providence, she ministered as teacher for 14 years in schools in Missouri, Maryland and Illinois. In 1980, she moved into parish ministry, serving…

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    PATTERSON, Billie Nov 5, 1939 – Aug 15, 2019

    Billie Louise Patterson, 79, of Terre Haute passed away Thursday, August 15, 2019. She was born November 5, 1939 in Marlow, OK to Archie Chester Spence and Susie Catherine Long Spence. Survivors include her children, Linda Patterson of Terre Haute, Diana Keener (Peter) of North Pole, Alaska, Ralph Patterson (Suzanne Reick) of Terre Haute and George Patterson Jr. (Janine) of Terre Haute; two sisters, Lucille Dobbs and Yvonne Arney; and nine grandchildren, William Penaherrera, Jennifer Penaherrera, Michael Keener, Garrett Keener, Quinn Patterson, Jeremy Patterson, Alecia Patterson, Shauna Patterson and Davis Patterson. She was preceded in death by her parents and several brothers and sisters. Billie accepted Christ at an early…

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    KYLE, James Oct 17, 1937 – Aug 11, 2019

    CATHEDRAL CITY, Calif. [mdash] James T. Kyle, 81, died August 11, 2019, at his home in Cathedral City, Calif. He leaves his husband Mark Leggett; brothers Joseph and John (Peter Satten); sons Christopher (Karen), Benjamin (Sarah), and Joshua; stepchildren Nicholas Leggett (Emily Crone) and Katherine Leggett (Georg Seelig); nephew Alexander Kyle (Deborah); grandchildren William Kyle, Margaret Kyle, Josh Kyle, Duncan Kyle, Angus Kyle, Malcolm Kyle, Felix Leggett, Camille Seelig, and Claire Seelig; and grandnieces Anna Kyle and Erin Kyle. James was born October 17, 1937, in Cincinnati, Ohio, the second son of John and Mildred (Johnson) Kyle. After graduating from Walnut Hills High School in 1955, he attended Kenyon College,…

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    PHILLIPS, William Dec 3, 1931 – Aug 14, 2019

    TERRE HAUTE [mdash] William E. Phillips, 87, of Terre Haute, passed away on August 14, 2019. William was born December 3, 1931 in Terre Haute to James Phillips and Mildred Toute Phillips. He was retired from Wabash Fibre Box. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving in Korea. He was a member of Veterans of Foreign War Post 972 and American Legion Post 104. He enjoyed mowing his yard and had great interest in the history of cemeteries. He will be remembered for having a great sense of humor, joke telling, and being a social butterfly. Most importantly he loved his family. He was preceded in death by…

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    BARTON, Donald Mar 1, 1938 – Aug 15, 2019

    WEST TERRE HAUTE [mdash] Donald L. Barton, 81, passed away August 15, 2019. He was born in Vigo County on the family farm on March 1, 1938 to Don and Wanda (Greenlee) Barton. Don graduated from Concannon High School in 1956 and earned a bachelor’s degree in business from Indiana State University in 1966. Don worked for 3M Company in Terre Haute and Ford Motor Credit in Marshall, Illinois. He left office work to drive for Garrison Transport and later for Spence Banks Company. He became co-owner and operator of Centennial Tire and Snack’s Café, both located in West Terre Haute. He was a member of the Free Masons Lodge…

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    O'DONNELL CASH, Brenda Mar 4, 1955 – Aug 13, 2019

    TERRE HAUTE [mdash] Brenda passed away in her home on August 13, 2019. She was born on March 4, 1955 to Kenneth O’Donnell and Betty Cook O’Donnell. She is survived by her children Lisa Cotton, Robin Black Jr., Elizabeth Curry Harms (Russell), Sheri Gruse, Frank Gruse Jr. (Lorann), all of Terre Haute. Visitation will be August 19th beginning at noon followed by services at 1 p.m. at The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-Day Saints, 1845 North 6th 1/2 St., Terre Haute Indiana. Burial at Highland Lawn Cemetery.

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    EVERLY, Linda Jan 13, 1953 – Aug 14, 2019

    Linda Marie Everly, 66, of Terre Haute passed away Wednesday morning, August 14, 2019 in the Gibson Family Center for Hospice Care after a lengthy battle with cancer. She retired from Indiana State University where she worked as an office manager for the School of Criminology. Linda was born January 13, 1953 in Indianapolis, Indiana to Lloyd Scholl and Margaret Harrington Scholl. Survivors include her brother Larry W. Anderson of Tucson, Arizona; her former sister-in-law, Jeanne Everly of Terre Haute; and many very close friends at Memorial United Methodist Church, Vigo County Quilt Guild, ISU and Wyndmoor Senior Living. She was preceded in death by her parents. Linda was a…

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    BISSINGER, Greg Dec 5, 1955 – Aug 16, 2019

    TERRE HAUTE [mdash] Greg H. Bissinger, 63, of Terre Haute, passed away on Friday, August 16, 2019 at IU Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, surrounded by his family. He was born on December 5, 1955, in Mishawaka, Indiana to Herbert A. and Barbara J. (Markham) Bissinger. He married Deborah Lynn Riggs on August 27, 1973. Greg is survived by his devoted wife of nearly 46 years, Debbie Bissinger of Terre Haute; two sons, Christopher Aaron “Kit” Bissinger (Jessica Brown) and Benjamin “Simon” Bissinger (Jessie Briggs); adopted granddaughters, Lauren Marie and Alyssa Lynn Bissinger; grandchildren Austin Mace, Kayla Bissinger, Kaden Bissinger, Elizabeth, Nicole, and Christopher Desabrais, and Billiegail Brown; a sister, Ann…

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    HYDE SR., Dennis May 6, 1959 – Aug 12, 2019

    TERRE HAUTE [mdash] Dennis M. Hyde Sr., 60, of Terre Haute, passed away Monday, August 12, 2019. He was retired from the U.S. Army, where he was a drill instructor. He also worked at Sony DADC and Ivy Hill Packaging for many years. He was born May 6, 1959, in Terre Haute, to James Donald and Marjorie Lou (Thomas) Hyde. Dennis is survived by the love of life that he has been with since they were 15 years old, Billie Jo (Lister) Hyde, and they have been married for 45 years. Also surviving are daughters, Marjorie Bailey (Scott) and Billie Mace (Nathan); a son, Daniel Hyde Sr. (Danielle); sisters, Sandra…

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    NICKLE, William Feb 8, 1935 – Aug 14, 2019

    ROCKVILLE [mdash] William “Bill” E. Nickle, 84, of Rockville, formerly of Bloomingdale, passed away Wednesday, August 14, 2019, at his residence. He was born on February 8, 1935, in Terre Haute, the son of Edgar Nickle and Vina Thomas Nickle. He was a 1953 graduate of Bloomingdale High School and served in the USA Army. Bill worked as an aircraft mechanic for Brown Flying Service at Sky King Airport in Terre Haute. His memberships included Bloomingdale Lodge #127 F&AM. Surviving is a sister, Mary Farner of Champaign, IL. Graveside services are scheduled for Friday, August 16, 2019, at 11:00 AM, at Bloomingdale Cemetery, with the Rev. Keith McIntyre officiating. Barnes…

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    WICKS, Iris Nov 10, 1937 – Aug 4, 2019

    TERRE HAUTE [mdash] Iris Narvetta Jeanne Wicks, 81, of Terre Haute died Wednesday, August 4, 2019 in Union Hospital. She was born November 10, 1937 in Clay County, IN to Merl and Rosa Kent. Iris is survived by her husband, Bill Wicks; two daughters, Terry Strouse (Ken) of Redondo Beach, CA, and Sherry Hydrick (Chuck) of Prospect, TN; grandsons, Scott Strouse and Chris Strouse; an aunt, Jeanne Lawson; several close cousins; and cherished friends. She was preceded in death by her parents Rosa and Merl Kent and a sister, Sandy Kent. Iris enjoyed painting, especially landscapes. She was a voracious reader and enjoyed visiting the Vigo County Public Library and…

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    WEIR, Marjorie Jul 28, 1939 – Aug 14, 2019

    TERRE HAUTE [mdash] Marjorie Carol Weir, 80, of Terre Haute, passed away Wednesday, August 14, 2019, in Terre Haute Regional Hospital. She was born July 28, 1939, in West Terre Haute, to Arthur Presnell and Evangeline Bailey Presnell. Marjorie was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her parents; her daughters, Beverly Weir, Cheryl Weir and Lisa Weir; her siblings, Bernice, Juanita, Barbara, Vernon and Eddie; and her granddaughter, Shawna. She is survived by her daughter, Lynn Hunter (David); her sons, Kenneth Weir, David Weir (Terrie) and Steve Weir; her brother, Joe Presnell (Betty); and her sister, Glenna Reininga (Terry). Marjorie is also survived by her fourteen grandchildren, twenty-one…

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    Beatrice Compton

    View Beatrice Compton Beatrice Compton, 86, of Terre Haute passed away in her home surrounded by her loving family on August 13, 2019.  She was born in West Terre Haute to Clifford Edward Clinton and Francis Irene ‘Matlock” Clinton on December 15, 1932.  Beatrice is preceded in death by both parents; husband Van Nelson Compton; sons Timothy Wayne Compton and James Foster Compton; daughters Cheryl Lynn Cheeseman, Christina Compton, Carol Ann Maddox, as well as her unknown; Brothers J…

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    COMPTON, Beatrice Dec 15, 1932 – Aug 13, 2019

    TERRE HAUTE [mdash] Beatrice Compton, 86, of Terre Haute, passed away in her home surrounded by her loving family on August 13, 2019. She was born in West Terre Haute to Clifford Edward Clinton and Francis Irene “Matlock” Clinton on December 15, 1932. Beatrice is preceded in death by both parents; husband Van Nelson Compton; sons Timothy Wayne Compton and James Foster Compton; daughters Cheryl Lynn Cheeseman, Christina Compton, and Carol Ann Maddox, as well as her unknown; brothers James Clinton, Leo Clinton, Frank Clinton, Larry Joe Clinton, and Raymond Clinton; and sister Mary Merle Clinton. Beatrice is survived by her sons Richard Compton, Jason Levi Compton (Tina), Carl Compton…

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    Sitarski, June

    June P. Randolph Sitarski, 91, of Terre Haute, passed away early Wednesday morning, August 14, 2019, at the Gibson Family Center for Hospice Care. She and her husband, Jack, were the former owners of Jack & June’s Poplar Flower Shop from 1947-1985. After retirement, they moved to Englewood, FL and resided there from 1985-2012. June was born June 1, 1928 in Terre Haute to McClellan E. Randolph and Jesse Myrtle Riley Randolph. She married Jack A. Sitarski I on July 12, 1947 in St. Patrick Church. Jack preceded her in death in 2013. Survivors include her son, James P. Sitarski (Julie) of Terre Haute; three grandchildren, Katrina Poe (Billy), John…

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    LONG, George Jun 13, 1923 – Aug 12, 2019

    TERRE HAUTE [mdash] George William Long, 96, of Terre Haute, passed away on August 12, 2019, at Meadows Manor North with his loving family by his side. George was born June 13, 1923, in Bowling Green, IN, to Ernest Long and Hattie Belle (Chambers) Long. George was a veteran of WWII where he earned the Purple Heart. George was a member of the Rosedale Baptist Church. He retired from Pitman Moore and was an avid mall-walker. George is survived by his wife Eleanor, son John Long (Liz), stepchildren Becky Held (Greg) and Doug Taylor (Terry), and grandsons John Long Jr. (Charlene) and Tim Long. He also has several grandchildren, great-grandchildren,…

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    WHEELER, Mary Lou Jun 24, 1927 – Aug 13, 2019

    ROCKVILLE [mdash] Mary Lou Wheeler, 92, of Rockville, Indiana, passed away at 3:55 pm Tuesday, August 13, 2019, in her residence. She was a homemaker and a piano teacher from her home for 11 years. She was born June 24, 1927, in Lyons, Indiana, to the late Hubert Loos and Lela Orrest Hubbard. Her husband, Charles E. Snyder, whom she married May 11, 1947, preceded her in death July 12, 1988. Survivors include her husband, Jimmie Lee Wheeler, whom she married May 8, 1993; also surviving, one son, Chris E. (Sue) Snyder of Rockville; one daughter, Vicki (Doug) Waltz of Largo, Florida; two stepsons, David H. (Laura) Wheeler and Ronald…

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    RAMSEY, Rosemary Jan 30, 1929 – Aug 10, 2019

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. [mdash] Rosemary Ramsey, 90, St. Petersburg, FL, and formerly of Terre Haute, IN, passed away peacefully on August 10, 2019. She was born January 30, 1929, to William Scott and Josephine Michael Scott. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wilbur Ramsey, in 2009. Rosemary was a 1947 graduate of Garfield High School and a longtime employee of Quaker Maid. She spent her retirement years in Florida. A private burial service is planned.

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    PICK WENDLAND, Michael Apr 3, 1985 – Aug 10, 2019

    TERRE HAUTE [mdash] Michael Andrew Pick Wendland, 34, of Terre Haute, passed away Saturday, August 10, 2019, in his residence. Michael was born April 3, 1985, in Taft, Texas, to Michael Pick and Lea Ann Wendland. Michael was the owner of Fine Finish Painting. He was an avid bodybuilder and very much into physical fitness. He enjoyed camping and was an artist who loved to draw and build things. He was a very positive person, and will be remembered for loving everyone and was always there to help anyone in need. Michael is survived by his son, Corbin Wendland of Katy, Texas; and his parents, Lea Ann Wendland of Denham…

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    ISBELL, Donald Feb 8, 1933 – Aug 11, 2019

    We regretfully announce the passing of 86 year old Donald “Izzy” Isbell, a long time Terre Haute resident. Most folks know Izzy from his time working with NCR, his Froggy’s Tavern, Dever Distributorship or Newport Hillclimb participation. He was also a member of the American Legion, Marine Corps League, Eagles, Elks, Ducks Unlimited and a 3rd degree Mason and Shriner. He was immensely proud of his service to his country in the Air Force during the Korean Conflict, and continued to serve through his activity in the area’s VFW Halls. Izzy worked hard and played harder, someone once referring to him as an “ambassador of humor”, a compliment of the…

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    KRUMREICH, Jack Jan 13, 1935 – Aug 12, 2019

    Jack Edward Krumreich left the home that he created to be with our Lord on August 12, 2019. He was born January 13, 1935, to Grace Richmond Krumreich and Walter Krumreich, in Sullivan, IN. He was preceded in death by his parents and his older daughter, Kris Fenoglio. Jack was a tool and die designer; he completed his apprenticeship at Allis-Chalmers then worked at Twigg Industries in Brazil, IN, Vigo Designers and then Tri Industries from 1960-1994, when he retired for the third time. He established his own company, Design Services LLC, through which he was still consulting for GE Unison in Terre Haute, IN. His final retirement was 6…

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    Catherine Curtis

    View Catherine Curtis Catherine “Peg” Curtis, 81, of Terre Haute passed away on August 12, 2019 at Waters of Greencastle Nursing Home after a long hard fought battle of Alzheimer’s disease.  She was born on August 1, 1938 to George Arthur Dixon and Catherine Elizabeth Dixon.  Peg is preceded in death by both parents; her loving husband Charles “Chuck” Curtis; Nephew Doug Sullivan and her sister Evelyn Dixon Hutchinson of Shelburn.  Peg is survived by her daughter… Catherine “…

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    Michael Pick Wendland

    View Michael Pick Wendland Michael Andrew Pick Wendland, 34, of Terre Haute, passed away Saturday August 10, 2019 in his residence. Michael was born April 3, 1985 in Taft Texas to Michael Pick and Lea Ann Wendland. Michael was the owner of Fine Finish Painting. He was an avid body builder and very much into physical fitness. He enjoyed camping and was an artist who loved to draw and build things. He was a very positive person, and will be remembered for loving everyone and was always there to…

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    Paul Hollis

    View Paul Hollis Paul Frederick Hollis, 94, of Terre Haute, Indiana, passed away Tuesday, August 13, 2019.  He was born on September 13, 1924, in Terre Haute, Indiana, to Edgar Hollis and Eleanora (Kunz) Hollis. Paul served in the United States Marines Air Core.  He was an SBD Dive Bomber.  He worked as an operator for Ethylvisqueen and also he worked in Maintenance for the Vigo County School Corporation.   Paul was an avid basketball fan, who loved the Pacers.  …

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    LOWE, Donald Jan 28, 1923 – Aug 10, 2019

    Donald R. Lowe, 96, of Terre Haute passed away early Saturday morning, August 10, 2019 in Union Hospital. He was a retired Railroad Engineer having worked for the Pennsylvania Railroad, Penn Central Railroad and Conrail. Donald was born January 28, 1923 in Trenton, NJ to Gus G. Lowe and Eva Mae Lowe. His wife, Mary Ellen, preceded him in death in 2013. Survivors include his two children and their spouses, Rebecca and Frank Steele of Terre Haute and Thomas and Dianne Lowe of Crawfordsville, IN; a daughter-in-law, Mary Ann Lowe of Crawfordsville, IN; and seven grandchildren, Kristi Sowder (Mike), Elizabeth Knestrick (Nathan), Jason Lowe, Mary Benge (Steven), Michael Steele, Gregory…

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    HICE, Billy Jun 21, 1933 – Aug 10, 2019

    STAUNTON [mdash] Billy L. “Bill” Hice, 86, Staunton, IN, passed away August 10, 2019. He was born June 21, 1933, in Brazil, IN, to Albert F. Hice and Marjorie L. (Hauk) Hice. Bill will be greatly missed by friends, relatives and acquaintances. Bill grew up in Clay County in his younger years. He was a veteran of the Korean War, having served in the Army. Bill retired from IBM. He also farmed and raised hogs. He was a member of the VFW, American Legion, Elks, Centennial Masonic Lodge #541, and the Scottish Rite Valley of Indianapolis. Bill had also previously been a resident of Florida for 22 years. He was…

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    CURTIS, Catherine Aug 1, 1938 – Aug 12, 2019

    GREENCASTLE [mdash] Catherine “Peg” Curtis, 81, of Terre Haute, passed away on August 12, 2019, at Waters of Greencastle Nursing Home, after a long, hard-fought battle of Alzheimer’s disease. She was born on August 1, 1938, to George Arthur Dixon and Catherine Elizabeth Dixon. Peg is preceded in death by both parents; her loving husband Charles “Chuck” Curtis; nephew Doug Sullivan; and her sister Evelyn Dixon Hutchinson of Shelburn. Peg is survived by her daughter Michelle Naugle (Kenny); son Roger Curtis (Marla); sister Mary Dixon Sullivan (Carl “Mack”); and six grandchildren Austin, Bailey, and Cameron Curtis, as well as Andrew, Dylan, and Sydney Morgan. Peg is also survived by her…

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    HARDESTY, Matthew undefined, 1982 – undefined, 2019

    LINTON [mdash] Matthew Laurel Hardesty, 37, Linton, went to be with the Lord, August 12, 2019. Matt died in a tragic accident on the Cumberland River in Kentucky, doing what he loved, fishing. Matt was born in Sullivan County March 10, 1982, to Larry and Elaine (Marcotte) Hardesty. Matt graduated from Union High School in 2000 and Ivy Tech with an associate degree in electricity in 2005. Matt was a member of the Dugger Masonic Lodge 721 and IBEW Local Union 1393. Matt was an electrician at the Duke Energy Edwardsport IGCC. Matt loved the outdoors and was an avid hunter and fisherman. Matt was a true lover of life.…