• Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Myrtle Jean Roark

    Myrtle Jean Roark, 79, of Indianapolis, Indiana passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by her loved ones on September 30, 2019. She was born September 21, 1940 in Pineville, Kentucky to Bob and Hazel Helton; she was one of seven children. Myrtle retired from General Motors in 1992 where she worked faithfully as an inspector for 30 years. She was a wonderful, strong willed woman who loved gardening, quilting and reading, especially Danielle Steele. She adored her family and was very involved in the lives of her daughters, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Her passing leaves an empty space in the hearts of those who were lucky enough to meet her; she…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Fred Harrison Wood

    Fred Harrison Wood, 96, passed away peacefully on September 29th, 2019. He was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on September 1, 1923 to Myrtle Cordelia Matlock Lamar Wood and Lewis Witham Wood. He was a skilled basketball team player at Broad Ripple High School, from which he graduated in 1941. Fred enlisted in the Navy V12 program in 1942 and moved to the Marine Air Corps in 1944. He served in the Pacific as a fighter pilot flying Corsairs. He resigned as Captain in 1945. He was recalled to Korea to fly helicopters from 1952 to 1954. Fred was a skilled mason and, over the years, he hand-built a lake cabin…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Donald L. Litmer

    Donald L. Litmer, 96, Noblesville, passed away September 29, 2019. He was born November 6, 1922 in Covington, KY, the son of late Harry and Anna Litmer. He was married to Blanche (Tullis) Litmer on October 29, 1946. They were happily married for almost 70 years. Don joined the Navy during World War II serving on the USS Saginaw Bay in the South Pacific. After the war, he held several jobs in the private sector before joining the US Postal Service where he retired after 25 years. In retirement, he loved playing baseball with the Tucson Old Timers and more recently became an avid Chicago Cubs and Indianapolis Colts fan.…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Semyon Smolkin

    How does one describe a man, who was so much to so many? Semyon was a beloved husband, father, dyedushka, brother, cousin, uncle, friend, architect, and creative dynamo. He was born in Belarus to Jacob and Rachel Smolkin. He cherished his large extended family and network of friends all over the globe, and was instrumental in keeping loved ones connected and abreast of important developments. Semyon was always hungry (for food and knowledge) and enjoyed art, history, architecture, archeology, world travel, and talking with friends and strangers alike. He loved a good meal, especially when it included the company of his wife and best friend, Diana. He was always up…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Sue Ann Weber

    73, passed away peacefully on September 28, 2019. She joins her husband of 38 years, Fred. Sue is survived by her sons, Scott (Kathy) & Corey and grandchildren, Zackery, Anne, Samuel, and Benjamin. A memorial gathering will be held Monday, October 7, 2019, from 11 am-12 pm at Flanner Buchanan-Washington Park North 2706 Kessler Blvd. West Dr. Indianapolis, IN 46228. A Celebration of Life service will follow at 12 pm. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Connect2Help.org or TheCabin.org. Please share an online memory or condolence of Sue at www.flannerbuchanan.com The post Sue Ann Weber appeared first on Flanner Buchanan.

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Bridgett Jeanette (Bravard) Smith

    Bridgett Jeanette (Bravard) Smith, 45, of Indianapolis, passed away on Saturday, September 28, 2019. She was born on August 15, 1974 in Indianapolis to Glen D. and Debra J. (Henry) Bravard.  Bridgett was a 1992 graduate of Howe High School and earned a degree as a Dental Assistant.  She went to work with Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield and was the youngest Dental Lead in the history of the company.  Bridgett dedicated 15 years of service, leaving Anthem to devote more time to her family. Her greatest joy in life was being a mother and she was passionate about her sons.  Bridgett was a loyal volunteer for the local Autism Society…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Joseph E. “Teddy” Walker III

    Joseph E. “Teddy” Walker, III 60, of Indianapolis, passed away on Sunday, September 29, 2019. He was born on August 3, 1959 to the Late Joseph Walker, Jr. and Janet Walker. Teddy grew up on the west side of Indianapolis in the Chapel Glen area and attended Ben Davis High School. He worked in construction, living to work and to do what he needed to take care of his family. He loved all kinds of sports: playing softball and golf, watching Purdue basketball or any other game on T.V.; but his real passion was racing. He was a huge fan of Rusty Wallace and Mario Andretti, and he spend most…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Jerry Broaddus

    Jerry Broaddus was born November 19, 1942, in Franklin, Indiana to Ruth Jane and Ernest Lee Broaddus. Gifted with a record-setting athletic prowess, his bigger than life personality and changing world view led him away from his hometown early. As a proud member of the United States Air Force, Jerry traveled the world. Those travels allowed him to grow and learn about himself. Soon, his heart was stolen by the love of his life, Lieta and their union brought 3 children as well as a bonus child, all whom he loved dearly. Jerry lived his life as something to be celebrated but also cherished, evidenced by his membership in The…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Janet (Kehrein) Commiskey

    Janet (Kehrein) Commiskey of Indianapolis, passed away quietly surrounded by family on September 26, 2019. Born to Otto P. and Thelma (Williams) Kehrein on May 15, 1935.  She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Paul M. Commiskey Sr., together they had 5 children, Paul Jr., (deceased), Patrick (Cathy), Jim (Lori), Janet Ibey (Commiskey – deceased, Daniel – deceased), and Dianna Commiskey.  A grandmother of 6 and great-grandmother of 4 children, she enjoyed traveling, music, gardening, musicals, sporting events, and spending time with family and friends.  She was a 1952 graduate of Arsenal Tech High School and retired from Indiana Bell in 1989 with 35 years of service.  Visitation…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Janet (Kehrein) Commiskey

    Janet (Kehrein) Commiskey of Indianapolis, passed away quietly surrounded by family on September 26, 2019. Born to Otto P. and Thelma (Williams) Kehrein on May 15, 1935.  She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Paul M. Commiskey Sr., together they had 5 children, Paul Jr., (deceased), Patrick (Cathy), Jim (Lori), Janet Ibey (Commiskey – deceased, Daniel – deceased), and Dianna Commiskey.  A grandmother of 6 and great-grandmother of 4 children, she enjoyed traveling, music, gardening, musicals, sporting events, and spending time with family and friends.  She was a 1952 graduate of Arsenal Tech High School and retired from Indiana Bell in 1989 with 35 years of service.  Visitation…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Janet (Kehrein) Commiskey

    Janet (Kehrein) Commiskey of Indianapolis, passed away quietly surrounded by family on September 26, 2019. Born to Otto P. and Thelma (Williams) Kehrein on May 15, 1935.  She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Paul M. Commiskey Sr., together they had 5 children, Paul Jr., (deceased), Patrick (Cathy), Jim (Lori), Janet Ibey (Commiskey – deceased, Daniel – deceased), and Dianna Commiskey.  A grandmother of 6 and great-grandmother of 4 children, she enjoyed traveling, music, gardening, musicals, sporting events, and spending time with family and friends.  She was a 1952 graduate of Arsenal Tech High School and retired from Indiana Bell in 1989 with 35 years of service.  Visitation…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Mrs Marcella R Bateman

    Marcella Ruth (Simpson) Bateman went home to be with Jesus on Friday, September 28th. She was born on August 12, 1922 to Lester and Elizabeth (Harmon) Simpson in Chippewa Lake, Ohio. At Asbury College, she graduated with a degree in education.  Marcella was married to Rev. Donald E. Bateman for 63 wonderful years. Together, they faithfully served for nearly 40 years in the Wabash Conference of the Free Methodist Church. She will be deeply missed by her children Frank (Esther) Bateman, Marcia Nilsen, and Jan (Rick) Marshall, her 7 grandchildren, and 2 great grandchildren. Also surviving is her sister, Frances Stampfle Snyder, and son-in-law, Phil Hand. Marcella was preceded in…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Mrs Marcella R Bateman

    Marcella Ruth (Simpson) Bateman went home to be with Jesus on Friday, September 28th. She was born on August 12, 1922 to Lester and Elizabeth (Harmon) Simpson in Chippewa Lake, Ohio. At Asbury College, she graduated with a degree in education.  Marcella was married to Rev. Donald E. Bateman for 63 wonderful years. Together, they faithfully served for nearly 40 years in the Wabash Conference of the Free Methodist Church. She will be deeply missed by her children Frank (Esther) Bateman, Marcia Nilsen, and Jan (Rick) Marshall, her 7 grandchildren, and 2 great grandchildren. Also surviving is her sister, Frances Stampfle Snyder, and son-in-law, Phil Hand. Marcella was preceded in…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Mrs Marcella R Bateman

    Marcella Ruth (Simpson) Bateman went home to be with Jesus on Friday, September 28th. She was born on August 12, 1922 to Lester and Elizabeth (Harmon) Simpson in Chippewa Lake, Ohio. At Asbury College, she graduated with a degree in education.  Marcella was married to Rev. Donald E. Bateman for 63 wonderful years. Together, they faithfully served for nearly 40 years in the Wabash Conference of the Free Methodist Church. She will be deeply missed by her children Frank (Esther) Bateman, Marcia Nilsen, and Jan (Rick) Marshall, her 7 grandchildren, and 2 great grandchildren. Also surviving is her sister, Frances Stampfle Snyder, and son-in-law, Phil Hand. Marcella was preceded in…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Anne Marie Clark

    Anne Marie Clark, 63, of Fishers, IN passed away on Saturday, September 28, 2019, surrounded by her children. She was born on January 18, 1956 to Dorothy (Oliver) Clark and Chester Clark in Richmond, IN. Anne grew up in Oakville, IN but spent the majority of her life residing in Muncie, IN. She lived in North Carolina with her husband for three years before moving back to Indiana to be closer to family. After graduating from Muncie Burris high school, Anne pursued a lifelong career in insurance, in which she developed close bonds with her co-workers. In her free time, she enjoyed traveling, playing golf, watching movies, and playing games.…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Anne Marie Clark

    Anne Marie Clark, 63, of Fishers, IN passed away on Saturday, September 28, 2019, surrounded by her children. She was born on January 18, 1956 to Dorothy (Oliver) Clark and Chester Clark in Richmond, IN. Anne grew up in Oakville, IN but spent the majority of her life residing in Muncie, IN. She lived in North Carolina with her husband for three years before moving back to Indiana to be closer to family. After graduating from Muncie Burris high school, Anne pursued a lifelong career in insurance, in which she developed close bonds with her co-workers. In her free time, she enjoyed traveling, playing golf, watching movies, and playing games.…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Anne Marie Clark

    Anne Marie Clark, 63, of Fishers, IN passed away on Saturday, September 28, 2019, surrounded by her children. She was born on January 18, 1956 to Dorothy (Oliver) Clark and Chester Clark in Richmond, IN. Anne grew up in Oakville, IN but spent the majority of her life residing in Muncie, IN. She lived in North Carolina with her husband for three years before moving back to Indiana to be closer to family. After graduating from Muncie Burris high school, Anne pursued a lifelong career in insurance, in which she developed close bonds with her co-workers. In her free time, she enjoyed traveling, playing golf, watching movies, and playing games.…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    David Edward Grass

    David Edward Grass was born November 24, 1945, in Beech Grove, Indiana, to Harold and Pauline (McMillin) Grass. Dave graduated from Mooresville High School in 1963 and was a Rector Scholar at DePauw University, class of 1967. Dave spent his entire 36-year career with Firestone; he started working as a sales trainee in 1968, became president of Industrial Products in 1992, and retired as president of Building Products in 2004.  Dave met the love of his life, Mary Ann (Linder), on a blind date in 1970, and they were happily married for over 47 years. Together with Mary Ann, they raised the lights of his life, Courtenay and Stephanie. He…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    David Edward Grass

    David Edward Grass was born November 24, 1945, in Beech Grove, Indiana, to Harold and Pauline (McMillin) Grass. Dave graduated from Mooresville High School in 1963 and was a Rector Scholar at DePauw University, class of 1967. Dave spent his entire 36-year career with Firestone; he started working as a sales trainee in 1968, became president of Industrial Products in 1992, and retired as president of Building Products in 2004.  Dave met the love of his life, Mary Ann (Linder), on a blind date in 1970, and they were happily married for over 47 years. Together with Mary Ann, they raised the lights of his life, Courtenay and Stephanie. He…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    David Edward Grass

    David Edward Grass was born November 24, 1945, in Beech Grove, Indiana, to Harold and Pauline (McMillin) Grass. Dave graduated from Mooresville High School in 1963 and was a Rector Scholar at DePauw University, class of 1967. Dave spent his entire 36-year career with Firestone; he started working as a sales trainee in 1968, became president of Industrial Products in 1992, and retired as president of Building Products in 2004.  Dave met the love of his life, Mary Ann (Linder), on a blind date in 1970, and they were happily married for over 47 years. Together with Mary Ann, they raised the lights of his life, Courtenay and Stephanie. He…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Virginia Joann Mikels McDowell-Perkins

    Virginia Joann Mikels McDowell-Perkins, 91, Indianapolis, passed away September 23, 2019. She was born March 30, 1928. She was the daughter of the late William and Golden Mikels. Mrs. Perkins was a First Grade school teacher and assistant principal for 37 years, having taught in Elkhart, IN, Dayton, OH, and Indianapolis Public School, retiring in 1990. While at #106, she was the Primary Team Leader, and was the spokesperson for the Non-Graded program, introducing it to several other IPS Schools and township schools in the area. Mrs. Perkins was a 1945 graduate of Thomas Carr Howe High School and has been active in its alumni programs. She graduated from Indiana…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Virginia Joann Mikels McDowell-Perkins

    Virginia Joann Mikels McDowell-Perkins, 91, Indianapolis, passed away September 23, 2019. She was born March 30, 1928. She was the daughter of the late William and Golden Mikels. Mrs. Perkins was a First Grade school teacher and assistant principal for 37 years, having taught in Elkhart, IN, Dayton, OH, and Indianapolis Public School, retiring in 1990. While at #106, she was the Primary Team Leader, and was the spokesperson for the Non-Graded program, introducing it to several other IPS Schools and township schools in the area. Mrs. Perkins was a 1945 graduate of Thomas Carr Howe High School and has been active in its alumni programs. She graduated from Indiana…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Virginia Joann Mikels McDowell-Perkins

    Virginia Joann Mikels McDowell-Perkins, 91, Indianapolis, passed away September 23, 2019. She was born March 30, 1928. She was the daughter of the late William and Golden Mikels. Mrs. Perkins was a First Grade school teacher and assistant principal for 37 years, having taught in Elkhart, IN, Dayton, OH, and Indianapolis Public School, retiring in 1990. While at #106, she was the Primary Team Leader, and was the spokesperson for the Non-Graded program, introducing it to several other IPS Schools and township schools in the area. Mrs. Perkins was a 1945 graduate of Thomas Carr Howe High School and has been active in its alumni programs. She graduated from Indiana…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Mr William “Bill” E Brumley

    It is with sadness that the family of William E. ‘Bill’ Brumley announces his passing on September 28, 2019, at the age of 73.  Bill was born March 4, 1946 in Utica, KY and graduated from Daviess County High School in Owensboro, KY in 1964. Bill moved to the Indianapolis in 1966 where he spent his entire career working at Allison, Division of General Motors.  He loved restoring and showing antique cars. Bill will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 26 years, Alice Brumley, his daughter Shellie (Chet) Hartford, and son Scott (Michelle) Brumley, stepchildren Suzanne Collins and James Marvin (deceased), as well as twelve grandchildren. Bill is survived…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    G. Marie Cornelius

    G. Marie Cornelius, 93, of Manilla, formerly of Indianapolis, passed away at home on Saturday, September 28, 2019. She was born on March 1, 1926 in Beech Grove, IN to the late William R. and Lillian (Ferguson) Denney. Marie attended Arsenal Tech High School but left early to go to work to support the war effort. She married the love of her life, Albert ‘Bud’ Cornelius on Christmas Day, 1943. Marie was a devout Christian woman who enjoyed reading her bible and attending church services. She was a private person who was content to be at home crocheting, and spending time with her family. Marie is survived by her sons,…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Janet Commiskey

    Janet (Kehrein) Commiskey of Indianapolis, passed away quietly surrounded by family on September 26, 2019. Born to Otto P. and Thelma (Williams) Kehrein on May 15, 1935.  She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Paul M. Commiskey Sr., together they had 5 children, Paul Jr., (deceased), Patrick (Cathy), Jim (Lori), Janet Ibey (Commiskey – deceased, Daniel – deceased), and Dianna Commiskey.  A grandmother of 6 and great-grandmother of 4 children, she enjoyed traveling, music, gardening, musicals, sporting events, and spending time with family and friends.  She was a 1952 graduate of Arsenal Tech High School and retired from Indiana Bell in 1989 with 35 years of service.  Visitation…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Clarence William “Bill” Marsh

    Clarence William “Bill” Marsh, 82, of Indianapolis, passed away on September 24, 2019. Bill was born on November 22, 1936 in Indianapolis, to the late Clarence and Hazel Marsh. He honorably served his country in the United States Army from 1961-1965. He worked as an engineer analyst for Ford Motor Company for over 40 years before retiring in 1999. Bill was a longtime member of the First Church of the Nazarene and sang in a gospel quartet group, Harvesters. Bill married the love of his life, Anna, on October 9, 1960, and together they enjoyed spending time on the lake in their sailboat and traveling. They made it to 49…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    George Charles Covington

    George C. Covington, beloved son of the late Herbert Covington and Eleanor Covington, passed away on Monday, September 23, 2019 at the age of 82. He was born in Pittsburgh, PA in 1937, and moved to Cleveland, Ohio as a child. He was the beloved husband of Judith, and a father of Kimberly (Ferland) and Kathryn Covington. He graduated from University School in Shaker Heights, and Centre College in Danville, KY where he was a DeKe. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, 2 daughters, 4 grandchildren and 3 great grandsons. He was active in Kiwanis, and various charitable organizations upon retirement. He never hit a golf ball…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Ray L. Stanfield

    Ray L. Stanfield 77, of Indianapolis, IN, passed away on September 23, 2019 in Fishers, IN.  Ray was born on November 29, 1941 in Indianapolis, IN to the late Lloyd and Vera Marguerite Stanfield.  He was a 1960 graduate of Mooresville High School and received his bachelors and masters while in the Air Force.  He was a retired Command and Control Technician for the United States Air Force.  He was also a retired school bus driver.  He is survived by children, Chad R. Stanfield, Dr. Matthew R. (Jenny) Stanfield, Susan (Larry Zan) Stanfield and Jeffrey K. Stanfield; loving friends, Dan Staab, Sr., Mitch and Dee Graham, Heavenly Savory and children;…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Eric Jordan Laue

    Eric Jordan Laue 39, of Indianapolis, IN, passed away on September 18, 2019.  He was born on September 12, 1980 in Indianapolis, IN.  Eric was a 1998 graduate of Decatur Central High School.  He was a warehouse manager for MBP Catering.  He loved music and was a percussionist in various bands for thirty years.  He is survived by his mother, Janice (Husband Jay Wayner) Laue Wayner; father, Mark Laue and siblings, Jacob and Shelby Laue.  Services will be private. The post Eric Jordan Laue appeared first on Flanner Buchanan.

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Dennis Hubert Hawkins

    Dennis Hubert Hawkins, 81, of Indianapolis passed away Monday, September 23, 2019. Dennis was born in Kendallville, IN to Hubert C. Hawkins and Alberta M. Hawkins (Runge) Dennis graduated from Broad Ripple HS, Class of 56, He served his country in the US Army. Dennis served for 41 years on the Indianapolis Police Department, retiring in 2004 at the rank of Captain. Dennis loved flying, antique Chris Craft boats and midget car racing with his son. He was a member of USAC and the Antique & Classic Boat Society. He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother Errol C. Hawkins (Rusty) who died serving on the Arizona Police…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Mr. Benjamin Matthew Bennett

    Benjamin Matthew Bennett, 99, Indianapolis, went home to be with his Lord September 24, 2019. He was born in 1920 to Leo and Helen (Sharlow) Bennett. He was raised in Upstate New York where he attended grade school and high school. He served in the United States Army as a member of the 62nd Signal Corps where he set up communication operations for his unit. His deployments during World War II included Africa, Sicily, and Italy; some of the hardest fighting in the war. Death and destruction were no strangers to this man at that time. He even saw the great Mussolini hanging in the Square of the Fifteen Martyrs…