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Flanner and Buchanan Funeral Center Decatur Township

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For over 130 years we’ve been helping families celebrate their loved-one’s life. Our professional staff will guide you through your service options that meet both your needs and budget. We will help you with the big decisions and handle the small details for you. We are a family-owned business that proudly serves all faiths, races and income levels. Our expertise and resources are unmatched. We offer the full spectrum of tributes from traditional funerals to cremation memorial services, and now green burial options. With state-of-the-art video, broadcasting, online guestbook, catering, and other customized services, we can make a tribute personal and meaningful; all within your budget.

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We have 14 centers throughout metro Indianapolis, operate our own crematory, and have funeral and cemetery combination centers at: Floral Park, Hamilton Memorial Park, Memorial Park, Oaklawn Memorial Gardens, Washington Park North Cemetery & Family Center, Washington Park East Cemetery & Community Life Center.

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We have been the state’s leading provider of cremation services since we built our first crematory in 1904. Today, Flanner and Buchanan carries on this tradition at its Cremation Center of Indiana, located in downtown Indianapolis. We welcome your questions and offer tours to those that want to learn more about their choices. Tours can be arranged by calling 317-387-7000.

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With a proud heritage of service in Central Indiana, we play an active role in the community. Our company is a sponsor of Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, McMiracle, OASIS, many area schools, and countless other community service organizations and efforts. See our Facebook page to learn more.

For the Special Events of Your Life
The Community Life Center at Washington Park East Cemetery is becoming the city’s most popular destination for weddings. We were recently featured on CNN and USA Today. We just-remodeled the Speedway Community Center which featured large photographs in its lobby, can host receptions, business seminars, neighborhood meetings and family events.


Our Obituaries

Judy Wilson

September 19, 1948 - October 11, 2015

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Pamela Sue Ford

August 2, 1957 - October 4, 2015

Pamela Sue Ford, 58, of Indianapolis, passed away on Sunday, October 4, 2015. She was born on August 2, 1957 in Indianapolis to Charles C. and Wilma Louise (Swain) Schubert. Pam was a 1975 graduate of Decatur Central High School and worked as a Customer Service Representative for Speedway Gas Stations, most recently at Lynhurst and Morris St. She enjoyed playing bingo and doing puzzles and was...
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Barry Kinnett

September 20, 1947 - October 2, 2015

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Alice Shorter

September 6, 1929 - September 30, 2015

Alice Shorter, 86, Indianapolis passed away Sept. 30, 2015. She was born Sept. 6, 1929 in Hazard, KY to Mallie (Huff) and David Slone. She had worked in laundry at Air Port Holiday Inn for 30 years. She was a member of Chapel Glen Church of Christ and Alanon Family Group. Alice is survived by her children, Jerry Shorter, Judy (Dennis) McIntire, and Jeffrey Shorter; 2 grandchildren; 3 great...
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Mary Hildebrand

April 11, 1927 - September 30, 2015

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Carl McGill

May 8, 1958 - September 26, 2015

Carl Lee McGill 57, of Indianapolis, died September 26, 2015. Carl was born on May 8, 1958 in Indianapolis to Larry and Ruth (McAdams) McGill. Carl was a proud 1976 graduate of Decatur Central High School and worked for New Egg as a support truck driver for many years. However, his true passions were his music and his family. He especially loved spending time with his daughter Samantha and his...
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Milford "Mitt" Stephens

May 19, 1954 - September 26, 2015

Milford C. "Mitt" Stephens 61, Indianapolis, Indiana went to be with the Lord on September 26, 2015. Mitt was born May 19, 1954 in Jellico, Tennessee the son of the late Millard and Arizona (Moore) Stephens. Mitt was a finishing operator at Praxair Surface Technologies and was a member of Valley Mills Christian Church.. Survivors: siblings, Mary Sue Parker, Ronald Stephens, Denvil Stephens,...
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Deloras M. Wood

August 7, 1930 - September 22, 2015

Deloras M. Wood, 85, Indianapolis, Indiana passed away September 23, 2015. She was born August 7, 1930 in Indianapolis, Indiana the daughter of George and Della (Morgan) Wood. Deloras was a member of Pleasant Heights Baptist Church and retired as a cook with Decatur Township Schools in 1990. Survivors: children, Steven E. Wood, Dianna May Case and Maryann Simpson. She was preceded in death by her...
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Collette Marie Wilson

January 26, 1953 - September 18, 2015

Collette M. Wilson 62, Mooresville, Indiana passed away September 18, 2015. She was born on January 26, 1953 in Indianapolis, Indiana the daughter of Hervey E. and Delores (Farmer) Antrim. Collette had worked at Ingram Micro. Survivors: sons, Eric N. and Brandon M. Wilson; siblings, Hervey Allen Antrim, Vicky Herron, Bert Antrim, Terri Ross, Danny Antrim and Diane Salazar; 2 grandchildren and...
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Betty Jean Frye

December 27, 1922 - September 17, 2015

Betty Jean Frye 1922-2015 Betty went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on September 17, 2015. She is reunited with her loving husband of over fifty years Harold "Bud"Frye in heaven. She was a loyal member of Lynhurst Baptist church for over 60 years. Who among us does not think of her each time we see a butterfly? Who among us was not made a better person because of...
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Fern Virginia James

September 1, 2015

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Roy Allen Fahrbach

May 28, 1934 - August 28, 2015

Roy Allen Fahrbach, 81, of Indianapolis, passed away on Friday, August 28, 2015. He was born on May 28, 1934 in Indianapolis to John C. and Carrie I. (Rybolt) Fahrbach. Roy is survived by his wife of 57 years, Judy (Marshall) Fahrbach; sons, Jerry (Faye), Joe (Teresa), Jim (Cindy); 6 grandchildren and 3 great- grandchildren. Roy is also survived by brother, Forest; and sister, Beulah. He was...
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Onolee J. Wallace

December 18, 1928 - August 23, 2015

Onolee J. Wallace 86, Plainfield, Indiana, went to be with the Lord on August 23, 2015. She was born on December 18, 1928 in Fredonia, New York the daughter of Gilbert R. and Rada M. (Erickson) Harvey. Onolee was a retired church secretary and a member of University Heights Baptist Church. Survivors: children, David S. Wallace, Cheryl A. Steward, Diane E. Cullison and Bonnie L. Corson; 14...
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Wm. Edwin Jacobs

January 19, 1935 - August 21, 2015

Dr. William Edwin Jacobs, 80,, formerly of Indianapolis, IN, passed away from pneumonia, following years of struggling with Parkinson's disease on Friday, August 21, 2015, in Decatur Memorial Hospital surrounded by his family. Edwin was born January 19, 1935, in Indianapolis, IN, to Dr. Frank and Frances (Watt) Jacobs. He married Maria Scuderi on July 8, 1984, in Coral Gables, FL. Dr....
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Deborah Sue "Debbie" Adams

September 27, 1951 - August 18, 2015

Debbie Sue Adams 63, Indianapolis, Indiana died August 18, 2015 at her home. She was born September 27, 1951 in Indianapolis, Indiana the daughter of George and Barbara (Baldwin) Liddle. Debbie was a member of Southwest Church of the Nazarene and was a beautician for 25 years. Survivors: husband, Ray Adams; children, Chris (Julie) Adams and Scott (Fiona) Adams; mother, Barbara Liddle; Siblings,...
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Leota H. "Bo" Newland

July 29, 1919 - August 8, 2015

Leota H. "Bo" Newland 96 of Indianapolis, IN passed away August 8, 2015. She is the widow of Lawrence L. Newland. She is survived by her children, Darlene(David) Brunner, Marvin( Sue), Denny( Connnie), Myron, Tony Newland, 14 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, 4 great –great grandchildren, sisters, Pongeda McQueen, Glenda Van Allen, and several nieces and nephews. Besides her husband she...
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Margaret MacKenzie "Peggy" Best

May 6, 1954 - August 8, 2015

Margaret MacKenzie (Peggy) Best passed away peacefully at her home on August 8th, 2015. Peggy was born on May 6, 1954 to William Best, Sr. and Ruby Best Haag. She is survived by her parents, step-mother Barbara Best, husband Rick Edwards, step-daughters Amy Edwards, Amy Carroll, Jeanne Heiden and her husband Jon, grandchildren Carson and Reese Heiden, sisters Amy Wilmouth and her husband Kevin,...
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Bobby Newland

August 4, 2015

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Pamela Rose Flannagan

December 11, 1945 - July 24, 2015

Pamela Rose (Meadows) Flannagan, 69 of Poland, Indiana went to be with the Lord on July 24, 2015. She was born December 11, 1945 in Bloomington, IN to Rex and Wanetta (Jackson) Meadows. Pam was a member of the VFW Ladies Auxillary #1587, Oak Grove Church and Daughter's of America. She is survived by her husband, James Flannagan, children, Daniel L. Flannagan, Tracy (Al) Dickison,6 grandchildren,...
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Herbert J. O'Neal

June 23, 1923 - July 9, 2015

Herbert J. O'Neal, 92, Indianapolis, Indiana passed away Thursday, July 9, 2015. He was born June 23, 1923 in Martinsville, Indiana the son of Herbert N. and Elsie (Cook) O'Neal. Herbert retired from Bridgeport Brass after 28 years of service. He was a member of Seerley Creek Christian Church, West Newton Masonic Lodge, Scottish Rite, Valley of Indianapolis and served in the United States Marines...
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Doris Ilene(Davis) Hall

January 9, 1933 - July 5, 2015

Doris Ilene Davis Hall, 82 of Indianapolis, IN went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ in Heaven July 5, 2015. She was a longtime resident of Franklin Township in Indianapolis. She was born January 9, 1933 in Walkerton, Indiana to the late Russell and Mary (McCan) Davis. She married James Cecil Hall July 3, 1953 and he preceded her in death in 2000. She was a Salad Cook for the...
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Robert Lee Hauger

March 28, 1933 - July 3, 2015

Robert Lee Hauger,82 Plainfield, Indiana passed away from complications of Parkinson's disease July 3, 2015 with his wife and loving family at his bedside. He was born Bobbie Lee Hauger March 28, 1933 in Shelburn, Indiana to Siegel Hauger and Mary (Brown) Hauger Good who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his former wife Virginia L. Miller, step-mother Juanita (McMasters)...
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Loretta Jean (Brown) Matesick

November 19, 1949 - July 3, 2015

Loretta Jean Matesick,65 of Indianapolis, IN died unexpectedly in an automobile accident on July 3, 2015. She was born November 19, 1949 in Indianapolis, IN to James Willard and Bonnie Jean (Wright) Brown. She was a Bus Aide for MSD Wayne Township for the past 8 years. She was a member of Valley Mills Christian Church and very active in Relay for Life in Decatur Township. She participated...
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Cory Richard Dooley

July 28, 1956 - July 1, 2015

Cory Richard Dooley 58 of Indianapolis, IN passed away unexpectedly on July 1, 2015. He was a Self-Employed Artist. He was a true Family Man who loved spending time with his sons and family. Cory enjoyed Super Street Motorcycle racing, had been active in Boy Scouting when his sons were younger, he never met a stranger and was a very generous person. Cory is survived by his children, Marcus and...
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Francis N. "Tanny" Ward

May 12, 1925 - July 1, 2015

Francis N. "Tanny" Ward, 90 of Mooresville, IN passed away July 1, 2015.He was born May 12, 1925 in Reynolds, Indiana to the late Nathan and Alice(Click) Ward. Tanny worked in Skilled Trades as a Mailer for the Indianapolis Star retiring in 1988 and previously the Indianapolis Times for 18 years prior to them ceasing business. He served faithfully in the U S Army Air Corps during World War II ...
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Thomas Warren Walker

April 15, 1936 - June 30, 2015

Thomas "Tom" W. Walker 79, Indianapolis, Indiana passed away peacefully on June 30th. Tom was born on April 15, 1936 to the late Ernest and Dorthea Walker in Indianapolis, Indiana. Tom loved all racing from IndyCar to dirt track racing. Tom loved watching sports and had a love for cars. Tom was a member of the Prospect Masonic Lodge #714. Tom is survived by his brother, Kenny (Mickey)...
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Brandon Vinson

March 31, 2004 - June 29, 2015

Brandon Lee "Big B" Vinson, age 11, passed away Monday, June 29th, 2015 at Riley Hospital for children where he succumbed to the advanced stages of Cystic Fibrosis. Brandon was born March 31, 2004. He was always smiling and was a true hero to all that knew him. He loved firefighting, wrestling, and motorcycles. Brandon was a proud, loved and respected member of the Axemen MC. He was a sworn...
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Ruth E. Jones

November 12, 1936 - June 28, 2015

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Rose G. Kirsch

January 25, 1927 - June 27, 2015

Rose G. (Burnes) Kirsch 88 of Indianapolis, IN passed away June 27, 2015. She was a member of Mars View Christian Church. She is survived by her son, Bernard S. Kirsch, grandchildren, Valarie and Tim Need, Jr. and sister, Minnie Ellis. She was preceded in death by her husband Bernard A. Kirsch, daughter, Carol DeWitt, 3 brothers and a sister. Services will be at Flanner and Buchanan-Decatur...
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Cecelia Marie Rowe

December 21, 1936 - June 21, 2015

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Denton Hargis

March 23, 1938 - June 19, 2015

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Eloise Clara Jean

July 28, 1914 - June 17, 2015

Eloise Coppock Jean, died peacefully on June 17, 2015, at Worthington Place, her longtime residence in Camby, Indiana. She was just a few weeks shy of her 101st birthday. She was born on July 28, 1914 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Eloise's father Lester Coppock and mother Edna East had three children. Her mother died of influenza during the epidemic of 1919, and Eloise was raised by her maternal...
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William Edward Palmer, Sr.

August 26, 1944 - June 11, 2015

William Edward Palmer, Sr. 70, Indianapolis, Indiana passed away June 11, 2015. Bill was a dedicated shop superintendent for Ferguson Steel for over 25 years, retiring as Co-owner of Scheresville Steel. Bill was a huge Jeff Gordon Fan. Survivors, son, William Palmer, Jr.; daughters, Michelle Palmer, Kelly Fordyce and Kim ; 6 grandchildren. Visitation: 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 16,...
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Chip Branham

August 8, 1961 - June 11, 2015

Chip Branham/Ronnie F. Branham, Jr. 53, , of Indianapolis passed away June 11, 2015. He was born to Ronnie F. and Betty J. (Hunt) Branham on August 8, 1961 in Indianapolis, IN . On September 8,1991 he married Alma J. (Nichols) Branham. He was a Customer Service Representative at Carriage Cleaners for the past several years. Chip belonged to the Corvette Club , was a member of the Quarter...
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Joan Jonas

July 8, 1930 - June 8, 2015

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Virginia Krutz

February 23, 1935 - June 7, 2015

Virginia Krutz, 80, passed away June 7, 2015 at her home in Indianapolis. Virginia was born in Brownstown, Indiana to Hugh and Martha Lucas on February 23, 1935. She worked for Northwest Radiologist as a Radiology Technologist for 35 years. She was a member of Mount Pleasant Baptist Church. Virginia was married to Samuel F. Krutz (Indianapolis) for the past 59 years. Virginia is preceded in...
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William Leroy Sleeth

June 4, 1940 - June 6, 2015

William Leroy "Bill" Sleeth, 75, lost his battle with cancer on Saturday, June 6, 2015. He was employed in various capacities in the trucking industry, retiring from Columbus Warehouse & Cartage, Inc. in 2007 after over 20 years. He leaves to cherish his memories, his wife of 16 years, Diana; two sons, Thomas (Amanda) Sleeth, David (Karen) Sleeth; daughter, Margie (Leonard) Miller; stepson,...
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Linda K. Jackson

May 26, 1950 - June 4, 2015

Linda K. Jackson, 65 of Indianapolis, IN passed away June 4, 2015. She was born May 26, 1950 to the late Fred L. and Flora I.( Villian) McCord in Washington, Indiana. Linda was a Computer Coordinator for the Metropolitan School District of Decatur Township retiring in 1995. She was a member of Valley Mills Christian Church. Linda leaves to mourn her loss her husband Larry, son Josh (Emily)...
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Carole Irene Mendoza

July 29, 1938 - June 2, 2015

Carole Irene Mendoza, 76, Camby, Indiana passed away at her home with her family at her side on June 2, 2015. Carole was born on July 29, in Port Arthur, Texas, the daughter of Emile and Melbe Ruth (Hebert) Mendoza. Carole had worked as a cashirer at several differant banks and retail stores and was a member of St.Marys Catholic Church in Texas. Local survivor is her son, Joseph Miles. Graveside...
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Walter C. Curry

June 18, 1928 - June 1, 2015

Walter C. Curry 86, Clermont, Indiana died June 1, 2015. Walter was retired from Lilly Industrial Coatings and a member of Friendly Church of the Nazarene and the Atomic Chemical Workers. Survivors: children, Bobby (Cathy) Curry, Jimmy (Micaela) Curry, Sandra (Larry) Taylor, Cathy Ann (Doug) Robertson; Carolyn Curry and Nick (Janice) Reagan; 15 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren and 2 great...
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William H. "Poppy" Huffman

June 26, 1937 - May 28, 2015

William H. "Poppy" Huffman 77, Indianapolis, Indiana passed away May 28, 2015. Bill was born on June 26, 1937 in Peoria, Illinois, the son of Volley W. and Dorothy J. (Brainer) Huffman. Bill received a B/S in Aeronautical & Astrospace Engineering from the University of Illinois in 1959 and was a member of Delta Chi Fraternity. Bill was a member of Oak Park (IL) Christian Church, Decatur...
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Michael J. Rokusek

February 8, 1955 - May 24, 2015

Michael J. Rokusek, 60 of Indianapolis, Indiana passed away on May 24, 2015. Michael was born on February 8, 1955 in Chicago, Illinois to the late Leonard and Ila (Schlentz) Rokusek. Michael was a machine operator for Geiger&Peters the past years. He was a graduate of Denver Automotive and Diesel College. Michael was very musically talented playing the Acoustic and Bass Guitars and most recently...
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Richard W. Justice

March 30, 1933 - May 23, 2015

Richard W. Justice 82 of Indianapolis, IN passed away May 23, 2015. He was retired from the Indianapolis Police Department in 1980. Richard proudly served in the U S Navy during the Korean War. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Police. He leaves to mourn his loss his wife, Margaret, daughter, Kelley Justice, son-in-law, Robert Elsbury, grandsons, Justin (Cassie) Elsbury, Tyler Elsbury,...
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Edith Betty Jean Weekly

October 14, 1926 - May 12, 2015

Edith Betty Jean Weekly 88, Indianapolis, Indiana passed away May 12, 2015. Survivors: children, Patricia Cook, Gladys Rosselle, Joseph and James Holland, David, Edward and Rick Powell and William Patton; several grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren; brother, Charles Taylor. Preceded in death by son, Harold Powell. Visitation, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm Friday, May...
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Edith Mae Wells

March 4, 1929 - May 11, 2015

Edith Mae Wells 86, Indianapolis, Indiana went to be with the Lord on May 11, 2015. She was born on March 4, 1929 in Indianapolis, the daughter of Albert and Sarah (Payne) Procter. Edith retired in 1991 after 17 years of service at L. S. Ayres and was a member of First United Evangelical Church. Survivors: daughters, Debbie (Don) Joiner and Sherrie Wood; grandchildren, Tanya (Jason) Archer, Doug...
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Carl Graham Blankenship

June 14, 1936 - May 8, 2015

Carl Graham Blankenship 78 of Indianapolis, IN passed away on May 8, 2015. He was retired as the Manager of Printing and Supplies for Indiana Lumberman's Insurance in 1997. He proudly served in the U S Army. He is survived by his wife, Linetta, children, Rick, Michael, Bruce Blankenship, 8 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, sisters, Velma Drake, Eva Mell Wagner, Jo Helen Wood, and brother,...
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Barbara Lee Wagner

September 28, 1935 - May 8, 2015

Barbara L. Wagner, 79, of Greenwood, Indiana, passed away May 8, 2015. She was born on September 28, 1935 in Indianapolis, IN, to the late Jesse and Doris (Gray) Fox. She earned both a bachelor's and master's degree from Indiana University before becoming a dedicated teacher for the IPS, Wayne and Decatur Township school systems. Besides being an active member of the IU Alumni Association,...
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Sandra Kay Stark

October 4, 1943 - April 30, 2015

Sandra Kay Stark 71, Indianapolis, Indiana went to be with the angels on April 30, 2015. Sandy was born on October 4, 1943 in Indianapolis, Indiana, the daughter of Ray and Myrtle (Waltz) Wolfe. Sandy retired as an administrative assistant in the firearms division of the Indiana State Police and enjoyed making crafts and had owned Westside Crafts R Us in Indianapolis. Survivors: husband,...
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Angela "Angie" R. Larrison

November 25, 1964 - April 29, 2015

Angie R. Larrison, 50 of Indianapolis, IN passed away April 29, 2015. She was born November 25, 1964 to the late Larry Corder and Linda Larrison in Indianapolis, IN. She was a Systems Analyst for Anthem for 32 years. Her family said that she loved being a Mom not only to her children but those in the neighborhood and found an extra person at the table for dinner or even at sleepovers. Angie...
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Ellen J. Wolfe

February 23, 1935 - April 28, 2015

Ellen J. Wolfe 80 of Indianapolis, IN passed away April 28, 2015, She was born on February 23, 1935 in Gatlin, TN to the late Buddy Sr. and Lula Beatrice (Gatlin )Nichols. She had been a Meat Wrapper for Mooresville Meat Packing Co. She is survived by her husband, John Wolfe, children, Brenda Gonzales, Pamela Parham, Lela Lawson, Diana Shrout, John Jr., Billy Jo, Timothy W., Buddy and Rick J....
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Anne Aline Fields

July 29, 1934 - April 25, 2015

Anne Aline Fields, 80 of Columbus, GA passed away April 25, 2015. She was the Office Manager for Balkamp for many years. She is survived by her children, Michael Fields, Debra Crenshaw, Keith Brand, 10 grandchildren and several great grandchildren and her sister, Violet Nelson. She is preceded in death by her husband, Andy Fields , Jr., parents, a brother and 2 sisters. Services will be Wednesday...
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Michael Andrew McCartney

November 24, 1983 - April 23, 2015

Michael Andrew McCartney 31 of Monrovia, IN passed away April 23, 2015.Michael was a 2002 graduate of Decatur Central High School. He was an Aircraft Mechanic for AAR Aircraft for the past 2 years. He is survived by his daughter, Natalie J'Lynn McCartney, mother, Susan Renee(Phillip) DeBruler, father, William Casey (Cathy) McCartney, brothers, James(Meghan)McCartney, William Daniel(Daisha...
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Hattie Grace Sipos

September 22, 1934 - April 20, 2015

Hattie Grace Sipos 80, Camby, Indiana passed away April 20, 2015. Gracie was born September 22, 1934 in Indianapolis, Indiana the daughter of the late John and Artie (Minton) Frost. Gracie retired from Balkamp a division of NAPA.. Survivors: children, Vicki (Tim) Cook, George Sipos and Lori Sipos; siblings, Paul,Donald and Jack Frost, Naomi Walker, Betty Toudouze and Jewel Johnson; 7...
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Michael W. Palmer

April 21, 1948 - April 18, 2015

Michael W. Palmer 66 of Indianapolis, IN passed away April 18, 2015. Mike was retired as a manager with Shades of Gray Carpet Company. Mike enjoyed fishing, I U Basketball and collecting Baseball Cards. Survivors: children, Sean (Nicole), Roderick (Lori) and Brian (Stacey) Marcum and 9 grandchildren. Visitation will be from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at Flanner and Buchanan –...
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Lloyd C. Pickett

October 28, 1919 - April 17, 2015

Lloyd C. Pickett 95 of Mooresville, IN passed away April 17,2015 . He was born on October 28, 1919 in Polo, Illinois to the late Mont A. and Martha Ann (Pittman) Pickett He was the owner of Pickett's Westinghouse Laundry Mats for many years. Lloyd also was a dealer for Hi-Lo Travel Trailers and served on the Guest Relation Staff for Flanner and Buchanan-Decatur Township. Lloyd was a member of...
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Kenneth J. Shake

July 30, 1953 - April 15, 2015

Kenneth J. Shake 61, Mooresville, Indiana died April 15, 2015. Kenny was born July 30, 1953 in Indianapolis, Indiana the son of Owen and Vida (Houldson) Shake. Kenny retired in 2013 after 39 years with United Technology. And was a member of Moose Lodge # 500, Indianapolis. Survivors: children, Marlena Bingham, Jannett (Mark) Riley, Ruth Thomas and Eden Shake; sister, Diana (Kenneth) Rolfson;...
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Ralph Moster

January 24, 1949 - April 9, 2015

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Gregory A. Wilkey

February 9, 1955 - April 7, 2015

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Charlotte A. Foster

June 1, 1954 - April 7, 2015

Charlotte A. Foster 60 of Mooresville, IN passed away April 7, 2015. She was born on June 1, 1954 in Indianapolis, IN to the late Starling and Ina C. (Newkirk) Foster. She was a member of the Red Hat Society and was on the Residents Council at Meadow Lakes. She is survived by her sister, Kathy (David) Cobb, brothers, Steve (Angie) and George (Anna) Foster. She is preceded in death by her parents...
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Haldon Leon Townsend

March 16, 1926 - April 5, 2015

Haldon Leon Townsend 89 of Indianapolis, Indiana went home to be with his Lord on April 5, 2015. He was born March 16, 1926 in Newberry, Indiana to the late Marvel H. and Elsie E. (Carr) Townsend. Haldon proudly served in the U S Navy during WWII. Haldon was a member of Marwood Southern Baptist Church. He was a Truck Driver for McAllister Machinery for over 40 years. He is survived by his...
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John W. Agnew

June 25, 1951 - April 4, 2015

John W. Agnew, 63 of Indianapolis, IN passed away April 4, 2015. He was born June 25, 1951 in Brazil, IN to the late Jack and Eva (Gray) Agnew. John was a 1969 graduate of Wiley High School in Terre Haute, IN. He was married to Sheryl L. (McGhee) Agnew on September 29, 1978 who preceded him in death. He is survived by his step children, Jennifer Humphrey, Joel Fern, grandchildren, Jacob Price,...
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Judith E. Shake

February 26, 1954 - April 2, 2015

Judith Shake 61 of Mooresville, Indiana passed away peacefully after a long battle on Thursday, April 2, 2015. She was the youngest of three children born to Frank and Ruth Garringer on February 26, 1954. She was preceded in death by her parents and two sisters, Judy is survived by her husband of 22 years, Kenneth Shake; four daughters, Marlena Bingham, Jannett Riley, Ruth Thomas and Eden Shake...
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Clifford A. Glancy

May 3, 1944 - March 29, 2015

Clifford A. Glancy 70, Canby, Indiana passed away March 29, 2015. He was born May 3, 1944 in Ohio. Clifford was a truck and bus driver for Avon Schools and Soddrell Trucking and a member of the Teamsters. Survivors: wife of 10 years, Cynthia (Eaton) Glancy; children, Laurie Miller, Karie White, David Riddle, Brad Gilman, Robert Gilman and Christina Earlywine; siblings, Jeanie, Carol, Jan and...
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Mary Evelyn Craft

May 28, 1927 - March 28, 2015

Mary Evelyn Craft 87, Mooresville, Indiana died March 28, 2015. Mary was born May 28, 1927 in Simpson County, Kentucky. Survivors: children, Gerald D. Craft, Steven D. Craft, Connie E. Bayt, Donna J. Sasse, Michael E. Craft and Theresa M. Beanblossom; siblings, Ann Cook and Louise Lillard; 15 grandchildren; several great and great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband,...
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Joseph David Carpenter

October 19, 1952 - March 24, 2015

Joseph D. Carpenter, 62, Brownsburg, Indiana passed away March 24, 2015. Joe was born October 19, 1952 in Indianapolis, Indiana, the son of Lowell and Lula Marie (Hanrahan) Carpenter. Joe was an Optical Technician at G K Optical in Greenwood, Indiana and enjoyed fishing, basketball and playing pool. Survivors: wife, Darlene (Jones) Carpenter; children, Danny, Mark, Keith and John Carpenter and...
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Karin Renate Jones

March 16, 1945 - March 19, 2015

Karin R. Jones,70 of Indianapolis, Indiana passed away March 19, 2015 She was born March 16, 1945 in Berlin, Germany to the late Erwin and Magarete (Krusch) Post .She received her Associates Degree from Ivy Tech in 1987. She had been an LPN for La Rue Carter Hospital and the Indiana Girls School for several years. Karin is survived by her children, Brigette Peacock, David Van Scyoc, step-son,...
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Mylo K. Francis

August 23, 1935 - March 15, 2015

Mylo K. Francis,79 of Indianapolis, IN passed away March 15, 2015.Mylo was born August 23, 1935 in Washington, Indiana to the late Lester L. and Ethel M. (Hamilton) Francis. He was a member of Aldersgate United Methodist Church, United Auto Workers Union Local #1226 and the Loyal Order of Moose. For many years Mylo volunteered countless hours at Valley Mills Christian Church.. He served in the U...
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Gregory S. Finch

July 17, 1957 - March 13, 2015

Gregory S. Finch, 57 of Camby, Indiana passed away March 13, 2015. He was born to July 17, 1957 in Indianapolis, IN to Thomas L. and Sarch C. (Whitacre) Finch. He was an Electrician for IBEW for 25 years. Gregory loved the outdoors and enjoyed chopping wood and utilizing it in a fire pit he built. He also enjoyed Karaoke, motorcycle riding and dabbling in antiques purchasing some antique tools...
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Ruby P. Barton

August 25, 1928 - March 13, 2015

Ruby P. Barton, 86, of Indianapolis, IN passed away March 13, 2015. She was born August 25, 1928 to the late Ivan and Eva (Akers) Grider. Ruby worked for Bevridge Paper Co. where she served as a Production Worker for more than 30 years. According to the family her family was of the utmost importance to her which included trips down to Tennessee for reunions. She is survived by her children,...
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Shirley Anne Hogan

March 7, 1934 - March 10, 2015

Shirley Anne Hogan 81, Indianapolis, Indiana died Mar. 10, 2015. Graveside service, 2 p.m. Mon. Mar. 16, 2015 at Holy Cross Cemetery, Indianapolis. No visitation. Arrangements entrusted to Flanner and Buchanan – Decatur.
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Davy J. West

January 11, 1925 - March 8, 2015

Davy J. West, 90 of Indianapolis, Indiana passed away March 8, 2015. He was a Job Setter for Allison Division of General Motors retiring after 37 years. He proudly served his country in the U S Navy. He was a member of the Moose Lodge#17,and a member of the UAW Local #933. He was said to be straight forward, speaking what was on his mind. He was proud of his military service, enjoyed fishing...
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Helen McCammack

November 8, 1929 - March 6, 2015

Helen L. McCammack, 85, passed peacefully on March 6, 2015. Born November 8, 1929 in Greencastle, she was the daughter of Walter and Deeter Orrell. She married James Wilfred McCammack on June 20, 1947, and he preceded her in death February 29, 2004. Helen spent her early life in Greencastle and rural Owen County, moving with her family in 1963 to her residence of 51 years near West Newton. She...
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Vera Brooks Hoffman

November 27, 1910 - March 4, 2015

After 104 years on this Earth, Vera Brooks Hoffman passed away peacefully at Miller's Senior Living Community in Indianapolis on March 4, 2015 to begin her new eternal life with God. Vera was born on November 27, 1910, in rural Ashley County, Arkansas to Richard L. Brooks II (1877-1924) and Jessie Hudson Griffin (1887-1966). She graduated from Fountain Hill High School in 1930 and attended St....
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Willie J. Boyer

November 11, 1926 - March 3, 2015

Willie J. Boyer 88 of Indianapolis, IN passed away March 3, 2015. She was born November 11, 1926 in Clinton County, Kentucky to the late James M. and Nina D. (Lawless) Smith. Willie was join in marriage to Samuel Boyer August 12, 1948. She worked for Western Electric retiring in 1982. She was a member of the Way of the Cross Church. She leaves to mourn her loss her husband of 66 years Samuel,...
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Herbert Charles Bobb, Sr.

July 14, 1929 - March 2, 2015

Herbert Charles Bobb, Sr. 85, Indianapolis, Indiana died March 2, 2015. He was born July 14, 1929 in Louisville, Kentucky the son of the late Lee Sidney and Martha Irene (Rupp) Bobb. He was a family man who lived each day to the fullest. He liked fishing and loved the horses. He was a Master Electrician and owned Imperial Electric Company, retiring in 2005. Survivors: wife, Janice H. (Allman)...
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Richard R. Trusler

November 26, 1934 - March 2, 2015

Richard R. Trusler 80, Indianapolis, Indiana died March 2, 2015. Richard was born on November 26, 1934 in Indianapolis, the son of the late George and Norma Ruby (Dickey) Trusler. He loved football and had played football at Decatur Central High School. Richard was a member of Charity Church and had served in the U S Army. Richard was a Superintendent Steel Worker at General Steel Fabricators...
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Martha Marie Land

February 21, 1942 - February 21, 2015

Martha Marie (Bleier) Land 73 of Indianapolis died February 21, 2015 Martha was born on February 21, 1942 in Indianapolis to Stewart Norman and Delma Pearl (Arbogast) Bleier. Martha was a devoted Pastor's wife and Elder of the General Assembly Church of the Firstborn where she gave of her time talents and treasures serving the Lord. Calling will be held on Wednesday February 25, 2015 at Flanner...
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Patricia Ennis

September 12, 1946 - February 14, 2015

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Leonard George Koerber

February 24, 1933 - February 13, 2015

Leonard George Koerber, 81, Indianapolis, died February 13, 2015. Born February 24, 1933, to Eleanora (Knier) and John Koerber, St. Nazianz, WI. A graduate of the Salvatorian Seminary at St. Nazianz, St. Francis Seminary, and Marquette University, he taught high school in Milwaukee, Graham, NC, and Indianapolis before earning his doctorate in education at Indiana University. Married 57 years to...
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Robert Spinks

October 26, 1930 - February 8, 2015

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Barbara J. Sparks

September 12, 1934 - February 8, 2015

Barbara Jean Sparks,80 of Indianapolis, IN went to be with her Lord and Savior February 8, 2015. She was born on September 12, 1934 in Indianapolis, IN to the late Frank E. and Gladys White. She was a florist for Gillespie Florist for many years. Barbara was a member of the Indianapolis Baptist Temple. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jimmy Sparks. She is survived by her children,...
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William Gene Yarbrough

October 11, 1948 - February 5, 2015

William Gene Yarbrough, 66 of Clayton, IN, passed away Feb. 5, 2015. He was born in Kennett, Missouri the son of Luther and Ann Yarbrough. He served in the United States Air Force. William retired from Vertellus as a Chemical Operator in 2013. He started with the company in 1973 when it was Riley Industries. He was preceded in death by his parents and an infant daughter, Carrie Anne in 1983....
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Marie Stroup

April 3, 1921 - February 5, 2015

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Jacqueline Griffin

September 25, 1928 - January 31, 2015

Jacqueline Griffin 86, Indianapolis, Indiana passed away January 31, 2015. Jacqueline was born on September 25, 1928 in Williamsburg, Kentucky, the daughter of Wade and Mabel (Sutton) Griffin. She had worked in inside sales at Kulwin Electric Supply and was a long time member of Valley Mills Christian Church. Survivors: 2 sons, Martin E. Knapp and Michael A. Knapp; 1 brother, Billy Clark Griffin...
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Betty Lou (Schoenemann) Emanuel

August 29, 1934 - January 31, 2015

Betty Lou Emanuel, 80, of Indianapolis, IN passed away January 31, 2015. She was born on August 29, 1934 in Indianapolis, IN to the late Carl and Dora Fern (Avery) Schoenemann. She was retired from Eli Lilly after 25 years in the Accounts Payable Dept. She was the Past Honor Queen for Jobs Daughters Bethel 86 and a 50+ year member of the West Newton Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star. She...
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Era "Roxie" Wheat

February 27, 1941 - January 30, 2015

Era "Roxie" Wheat, 73 of Indianapolis, IN passed away January 30, 2015. She worked for the State of Indiana for the Alcoholic Beverage Commission for over 15 years. She is survived by her children, Michael (Rose) Wheat, Cynthia (Joe) Cothran, Steven (Samantha) Wheat, 12 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren and sisters, Dolly Hunter and Beatrice Lents. She is preceded in death by her husband, J.D...
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Theresa K. Hauger

August 20, 1952 - January 23, 2015

Theresa K. Hauger 62, Indianapolis, Indiana passed away January 23, 2015. Theresa was born August 20, 1952 in Indianapolis, Indiana, the daughter of Amos Arnold and Naomi Grace (Claunch) Nichols. Theresa had worked at Marsh Foods in the Deli Department and was a member of Seerley Creek Christian Church. Survivors: husband, Danny S. Hauger; sons, Danny Lee (Sheryl) and Jason William (Melissa)...
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Stephen Forris

May 31, 1965 - January 21, 2015

Stephen Merle Forris, 49, passed away and is now in the presence of his loving Lord & Savior Jesus Christ. He was employed at IAC & a member of First Baptist Church of Greencastle. He was born on May 31st, 1965 in Bitburg, Germany at Bitburg Air Base to parents Major Stephen & Beverly Forris. Spending most of his younger years in South Freeport, Maine and later moving to Miami, Florida....
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Marcia Ann Wilson

November 14, 1947 - January 18, 2015

Marcia Ann Wilson 67, Mooresville, Indiana, went to be with the Lord on January 18, 2015. Marcia was born on November 14, 1947 in Crawfordsville, Indiana, the daughter of James and Phyllis (Childress) Morgan. Marcia was a retired teacher from Decatur Township Schools and a member of Indiana Retired Teachers Association, a member of Life Pointe Community Church of the Nazarene, Indiana, and a...
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Jeffery Skeens

January 3, 1961 - January 17, 2015

Jeffery Skeens, 54, of Indianapolis, IN passed away January 18, 2015. He worked as a Supervisor for Skeens Warehouse Services for several years. He served his country in the U.S. Army. He is preceded in death by the love of his life, Kimberly L. Skeens. He is survived by his son, Jeffery Skeens, Jr.; stepdaughter, Rebecca Haverly; granddaughter, Brooke Danielle Haverly; parents, John D. and...
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Geri L. Armitage

February 1, 1938 - January 17, 2015

Geri L. Armitage, 76 of Indianapolis, IN passed away January 17, 2015. She was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother. Geri was a member of the Red Hat Society. The family stated that Geri was warm hearted, and had a special place for most any animals, which she never wanted to see mistreated. She never met a stranger, always placed others before herself and was the family organizer. She will...
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Virgie Combs

February 26, 1927 - January 15, 2015

Virgie (Deaton) Combs 87, Indianapolis, Indiana passed away January 15, 2015. Virgie was born February 26, 1927 in Hazard, Kentucky, the daughter of Daniel and Pruda (Engle) Deaton. Survivors: children, Joyce, Tom and Danny Combs; sisters, Lou Combs, Peggy Clark and Betty Clepper; brothers, Vernon, James and Arnett Deaton; 2 grandchildren, Jessica Young and Noah Combs; and 3 great-grandchildren,...
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Icie Ashby Brown

September 9, 1918 - January 15, 2015

Icie Ashby Brown, 96 of San Marcos, TX formerly of Indianapolis, IN went to be with her Lord and Savior January 15, 2015. Icie worked for the American Red Cross in Indianapolis where she was a Director and Administrative Assistant for many years. She was an active member of the Southwest Church of the Nazarene where she served as the President of the Missionary Society and the Librarian for many...
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A. Dale Zachary

April 16, 1944 - January 13, 2015

A. Dale Zachary 70, Indianapolis, Indiana passed away January 13, 2015. Dale was born on April 16, 1944 in Crawfordsville, Indiana, the son of Eston and Mildred (Austin) Zachary. Dale served in the Indiana National Guard and was a member of MINI CAR CLUB of Indiana and was a graduate of Indiana College of Mortuary Science. Dale served with the Indiana State Police and retired in 1997 as a...
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Eva L. Hahn

April 2, 1922 - January 10, 2015

Eva L. Hahn, 92 of Indianapolis, IN passed away January 10, 2015. Services will be Wednesday, January 14, 2PM at Calvary Cemetery Chapel with burial to follow. Flanner and Buchanan-Decatur Township is entrusted with these arrangements.
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Sandra Todd

July 13, 1936 - January 10, 2015

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Pauline R. Spears

November 19, 1929 - January 9, 2015

Pauline R. Spears passed away peacefully at Countryside Meadows Nursing Home in Avon, Indiana on January 9, 2015 at the age of 85. Pauline is survived by her children, Wilma Joyce Hogan of Ellettsville, IN, Waymond (Sandy) Spears, of Spencer, IN, Dorothy (Gardie) Bishop of Indianapolis IN, and James (Tommye) Spears of Danville, IN. Pauline is survived by 11 grandchildren;15 great...
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Joseph Walters Powers

July 23, 1934 - January 6, 2015

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Zana E. Smith

April 28, 1932 - January 4, 2015

Zana E. Smith,82 of Indianapolis, IN passed away unexpectedly on January 4, 2015. She was born on April 28, 1932 in Eastland, Tennessee to the late Ray and Ella (Thompson) Lewis. She worked for many years at Balkamp and was the co-owner of James E. Smith Trucking Co. She is the widow of James E. Smith who preceded her in death on October 1, 1996. Her family was her life and she loved spending...
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Stacey Lynn Eaton

July 26, 1959 - January 4, 2015

Stacey Lynn Eaton, 55 of Brownsburg, IN passed away on January 4, 2015 after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born on July 26, 1959 in Indianapolis, IN to the late Jack and Joann (Hostetler) Eaton. She was a 1977 graduate of Decatur Central High School. What began as a part-time job turned into a nearly 25 year career at FedEx for Stacey. She held various roles at FedEx over the years...
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