• 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…

  • 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…

  • 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,…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Patricia C. Shackelford

    Patricia C. Shackelford, 87, of Indianapolis, IN passed away on August 20, 2019.  She was born in Springfield, MA on November 26, 1931 to the late Thomas Francis and Catherine (O’Donnell) Cavanaugh.  The family moved to Holyoke, a small city on the Connecticut River, where she attended local Catholic schools.  She was a graduate of Mercy Medical Center’s program for nursing and went on to graduate from the Carney Hospital Nurse Anesthetic Program in Dorchester, MA. Pat married William “Bill” Shackelford and together they raised four daughters.  They moved to Terre Haute, IN in 1960 where he practiced dentistry at the AP&S Clinic until his death in 1980.  Pat moved…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Mr. Robert “Bob” Nicholas Wickard

    Robert N. Wickard, of Indianapolis, Indiana, passed away on Monday, August 19, 2019, at the age of 88. Bob served our country during his younger years as a soldier in the United States Army. He was always a big fan of music, Jazz being his all-time favorite! With a smile that could brighten the room, Bob will be missed by all who he leaves behind to be reunited with his dear wife Inez Wickard. Visitation will be held at Flanner Buchanan – Washington Park North on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 from 12-2pm, with services beginning at 2pm. Burial: Washington Park North Cemetery. The post Mr. Robert “Bob” Nicholas Wickard appeared…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Dawn Michelle Seiler

    Dawn Michelle Seiler, 39, of Indianapolis passed away on August 18, 2019. Dawn was born on July 3, 1980 in Indianapolis to Catherine and William Monday. After receiving her associates degree, she entered the medical field working as a medical assistant for many years. Dawn had a huge heart and was always giving of herself to others and it showed not only in her professional life, but with her friends and family too. She was known as being the cool mom, who made sure to be at every game cheering on her kids. Dawn and her husband played on a bowling league together for many years at All Star Bowling…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Lucile “Lucy” Schulte

    Lucile E. Schulte 1917-2019 Indianapolis – Lucile (“Lucy”) E. Schulte, age 102, passed away on August 18, 2019. She was born on June 5, 1917, to the late Henry and Louisa Prior in Huntingburg, Indiana. She was a graduate of Huntingburg High School, DuBois County, Indiana. Lucy was a long-time wardrobe consultant and salesperson of high-end women’s apparel and worked for many years at the Potpourri in Zionsville, then Davidson’s at the Fashion Mall in Indianapolis, and was then a private sales consultant for numerous designer labels. She was also a member of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. Lucy loved her family, friends, and fashion. Lucy was married to Clarence A.…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Lois Edna Norris

    Our beloved mother, Lois E. Norris, 83, was reunited with the love of her life, Kenny, and her blessed Savior, Jesus, on Saturday, August 17, 2019. Lois Edna Cullop was born to Theodore Harvey Cullop, Sr. and Hazel Marie Morley Cullop in Detroit, MI., on November 12, 1935. When Lois was an infant, the Cullop family returned home to Bruceville, IN., where Lois grew and attended school. Soon her brothers joined the family: Theodore Harvey, Jr. (Jannette) both deceased, Bruceville, IN.,  and William Thomas, (Ann) Anderson, IN. Then God answered  her young prayers and gave her two sisters; Senora Cullop Wilson (Jerry) Greenfield, IN, and Nancy Cullop Byrne (Dan, deceased)…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Eleanor “Joye” Perkins

    Heaven gained an angel, Eleanor Joye Perkins, 94, on August 19, 2019. She was preceded in death by her husband James C. Perkins and her step-son James A. Perkins, and sisters Betty Jean and Marjorie Mae. She is survived by her step-son Virgil Perkins (Kathy), daughter-in-law Phyllis Perkins, nephew Richard Jones (Margaret), grandchildren Jeff Perkins, Julie Bejin, Karen Moore, Cindi McGinley, Brenda Schultz, and 12 great grandchildren. She was a longtime Payroll Supervisor at Statesman Insurance, retiring in 1984. Joye lived in the true Spirit of God, showing love and kindness to everyone she knew or met. She truly lived up to her name and was always filled with joy…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Verlon “Bud” Essig

    Verlon “Bud” Essig, 90 of Indianapolis, passed away on August 19, 2019. He was born in Kokomo, IN in 1929. Bud was a graduate of Mansfield HS in Mansfield, OH before joining the US Navy. After serving in the Korean conflict he returned to Indianapolis to marry Barbara J. Tate in 1952. Together they raised five children: Debbie, Cindy, Cheryl, Dede and Scott. Bud retired from a civil service career at Naval Avionics in 1985. He and Barb moved to Florida in 1986 and then returned to Indiana in 2009. Bud was an aviation enthusiast and flew rescue missions for Civil Air Patrol. Bud is survived by his wife Barbara,…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Richard (Rich) Garland

    Richard Garland (Rich) 69, of Carmel, IN passed away on August 18, 2019. Richard was born in Queens, NY and spent his early adulthood in New Jersey before moving to Carmel, IN with his wife, Katie (predeceased) and children, Shannon (Jeff) Knobel and Chris (Ann) Garland.  Richard was a graduate of Bentley College in Boston, MA and enjoyed a full career working with Ingersoll Rand where he took great pride in his contributions to the Company and related work with the National Association of Accountants.  He also volunteered as a former Treasurer on the Board of Directors of the Carmel Swim Club and was active on the Finance Council of…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    David Robert Yadlosky

    David Robert Yadlosky, age 88, passed away peacefully on August 14, 2019. He was born October 24, 1930 in Detroit MI to the late Mitchell and Grace Yadlosky. Wife Dolores and daughter Susan preceded him in death. He is survived by his children; Debbie (David) DePotter, Steve (Melissa) Yadlosky, Lesley (Joe) Doyle and adored grandfather of Danielle, Evan, Jaret, Rachel, Joshua, Cameron, Matthew and Benjamin. Proud great-grandfather of Eloise and Cecilia. There will be no visitation or service. To send condolences to the family, please visit www.flannerbuchanan.com. The post David Robert Yadlosky appeared first on Flanner Buchanan.

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Robert W. Roche

    Robert W. Roche, Jr., 78 of Shelbyville, passed away Wednesday, August 14, 2019.  Bob was born April 27, 1941 in Milton, PA to the late Robert W., Sr., and Frances Roche.  He served his country in both the US Air Force and the US Army during the VietNam War. Published two poetry books, “Between Heaven and Hell” and “Bug”. Family and friends are invited to gather from 12:00 noon to 2:00 pm on Saturday, August 24 at  Flanner Buchanan- Oaklawn Memorial Gardens (Good Shepherd Chapel).  A graveside service with military honors will follow. Bob was the widower of Martha Jane Roche.  He is survived by his sons, Michael W. and…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Jesse Allen Abrams

    Jesse Allen Abrams 24, of Camby-Bloomington, passed away on August 11, 2019 in Jacksonville, Florida.  He was a student at the Commercial Diving Academy.  Previously he was a deckhand at Marquette Transportation.  He was a graduate of Decatur Central High School and had attended Bloomington Schools.  He was a wrestler, swimmer, diver and loved all outdoor sports.  He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Teri Abrams.  He is survived by his mother, Carrie (Joshua Hale) Rhude Rush; father, Tony (Terry) Abrams; sisters, Jamie (Kory) Chase, Lainey (Gerard) Ostrom, Macie (Gary) Rodman, McKenna Rush, Aubree Hale; brothers, Aaron Abrams, Brandon Hale; step-sister, Kristine Pemberton; grandparents, Terry and Vivian Rhude, Patricia…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Terence E. Evans

    Terence E Evans 84 of Indianapolis passed away August 14, 2019. Terry worked as an inspector for General Motors for 34 years retiring in 1990 from plant #5. Terry is survived by his wife Ibenia Bautista (Acayan) Evans, his daughter; Tara McNamara, grandchildren; Alyssa (Jason), Bobby, Adam, Austin, Ally and his great grandchild Aiden and his sister, Mary Lou Belt. Calling will be held Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at Flanner Buchanan-Speedway from 4-7pm with a rosary at 5:30 pm. Funeral mass will be held Thursday, August 22, 2019 at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church at 10:30 am Entombment will be in Our Lady of Peace Catholic Cemetery. The post…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Jose Saldana, Jr.

    Jose Saldana, Jr. 72, of Indianapolis, passed away August 13, 2019. He was born on September 20, 1946 in Harlingen, Texas as the son of Jose Sr. and Porfiria Saldana. Jose grew up in Harlingen, Texas. He did a few minor jobs before following in his father’s footsteps as a plumber. He loved to spend time with his family and grill out. He loved food almost as much as people. He was a kind soul who never met a stranger. Poppy enjoyed music, dancing, and an ice cold one. Jose is survived by his wife, Anne Wynn; siblings: Mary Lou Champion, Yolanda (Ernie) Garza, Ricky (Sylvia) Saldana, Danny (Adela) Saldana,…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Dr. Bashir Samuel

    Indianapolis – Dr. Bashir Samuel went peacefully to be with the Lord on July 31, 2019 after a full life of 88 ½ years. He was born in Lahore, Pakistan on December 16, 1930 to Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Dulvy. Dr. Samuel, or “Sam” as he was known to many friends, was a devoted father, father-in-law, grandfather, stepfather, husband, friend to many, and brother to his sister Esther, who left this earth too early in their lives. Bashir was a renowned chemist and always enthusiastic about his work. He left Pakistan in 1964 for Manchester, England where he completed advanced degrees, including a Ph.D. in Chemistry from Manchester University. After…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Martha Butterworth Kahn

    Martha Butterworth Kahn, 84, of Indianapolis passed away August 14, 2019. She was born September 24, 1934, in Clinton, Indiana, the daughter of the late Robert M. and Louise (Bloomer) Butterworth. Martha was a graduate of Broad Ripple High School. She received her bachelor’s degree from Butler University, where she was a member of the Pi Beta Phi sorority. She was also an active member of St. Monica Catholic Church. Martha was an avid gardener, she loved to read, and entertain friends and family. She is survived by her three sons, Thomas F. (Anne) Kahn Jr., Dr. Mark Kahn, and Stephen (Robin) Kahn; and nine grandchildren. She was preceded in…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Vicky Lynn Gentry

    Vicky Lynn Gentry, 72, of Brownsburg, Indiana, passed away on August 12th, 2019 in Indianapolis. Public visitation will be held at Life Church Eagle Creek Campus (5901 Lafayette Road, Indianapolis) on Saturday, August 17th at 10am. Funeral service will be held at Life Church Eagle Creek Campus on Saturday, August 17th at 12pm with Reverend Cathy Peternel, Reverend Nathan Peternel and Reverend Mike Maleto of Life Church officiating. Burial will follow at Flanner Buchanan Washington Park North, (2706 Kessler Blvd. W. Dr., Indianapolis, IN 46228). Flanner Buchanan Washington Park North will be handling the funeral arrangements and hosting an online guestbook in memory of Vicky (www.flannerbuchanan.com). Vicky was born in…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Betty Rose Rugh

    Betty Rose Rugh, 96, of Indianapolis passed away on July 16, 2019. She was born November 3, 1922, in Colver, PA, the daughter of James Carl and Effie Florence (Baker) Johnson. She married Arthur Benjamin Rugh, who preceded her in death on November 9, 2011, after 60 years of marriage. Betty graduated in the class of 1940 at Ebensburg-Cambria High School in Ebensburg, PA. She went on to college and majored in elementary education at State Teachers College in Indiana, PA (later renamed Indiana University of Pennsylvania), graduating in three years due to an accelerated war years program. Her first teaching job was in Washington Township of Westmoreland County, PA,…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Toni Kay Johnson

    Toni Kay Johnson, 67, of Camby, Indiana passed away August 9, 2019. She was born February 8, 1952 in Louisville, Kentucky to William Ingram and Norma Brooks. Toni enjoyed reading, traveling, and going to the movies. She was a true family woman; she loved to spend time with her husband, kids, and grandkids. She was a huge Disney fan and especially loved Mickey Mouse. She worked for 15 years as a teachers aid for Decatur Township as well as Owen County schools. Toni also taught preschool at Valley Mills Preschool alongside her daughter, Michelle. She was truly one of a kind and her passing leaves an empty space in the…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Annie “Nancy” Grant

    Annie “Nancy” Grant, 91 of Indianapolis, Indiana passed away on August 11, 2019. She was born on January 31, 1928 in Glasgow (Govan), Scotland to the late John and Annie Forde. She married John James Grant on April 26, 1952. Nancy and John traveled to the United States/Indianapolis in 1955, where they planted roots and grew in love, family, and friends. Nancy was a devoted wife, loving mother, and grandmother who enjoyed music, dancing, and time spent with friends and family. Nancy was preceded in death by her loving husband, John James Grant; grandson, Nicholas Grant; sister, Julie McGeown; and brother, Tommy Forde. She is survived by her four children,…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Lawton “Red” Connelly

    Lawton “Red” Connelly 93, passed away August 12, 2019 in Indianapolis, IN. Red was born on August 31, 1925 in Andrews, SC. Visitation will be held on Thursday, August 15, from 6-8pm at Flanner Buchanan – Washington Park East, 10722 E. Washington Street, Indianapolis, IN 46229. A funeral service will be held on Friday, August 16, at 10am, also at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Suburban Baptist Church, 722 County Line Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46227 or Franklin Road Baptist Church, 51 N Franklin Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46219. The post Lawton “Red” Connelly appeared first on Flanner Buchanan.