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We are Your “Circle of Comfort”
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.

Is cost an issue? Tell us and we will work with you.
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.

Cremation Specialists – Simple, Low Cost Alternatives Available
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.

Working to Make Indianapolis A Better Community
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.


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Darlene Edna Weaver

April 19, 1938 - November 26, 2014

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John Charles Gardner

February 10, 1950 - November 26, 2014

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Ruth E. Jay

February 29, 1920 - November 26, 2014

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George H. Lake

January 11, 1923 - November 25, 2014

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Frank Elton Hampton

April 10, 1938 - November 24, 2014

Frank E. Hampton, Sr., 76, Indianapolis, went home to be with The Lord November 24, 2014. Visitation will be held Saturday at Nu Corinthian Baptist Church, 5934 W 56th St., Indpls., from 10-12pm with funeral services at 12pm. Arrangements entrusted to Flanner and Buchanan-Washington Park North. Online condolences may be made at www.flannerbuchanan.com. Sincerely, -Your friends at Flanner...
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Robert Lee Jones

February 8, 1930 - November 24, 2014

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Tana Tides

November 24, 2014

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John Edward Noone

January 25, 1927 - November 24, 2014

John Edward Noone, 87, of Indianapolis, passed away Monday, November 24, 2014. He was born in Indianapolis the son of Charles and Mary Ellen (Crowe) Noone, and was a member of the Cathedral High School Class of 1945. He enlisted in the US Army and served during WW II. He was a manager with the US Postal Service retiring in 1989 after 42 years. He was a member of The Knights of Columbus, The...
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Menh Thi Dinh

April 26, 1933 - November 23, 2014

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Brady Justice

December 26, 1930 - November 23, 2014

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Ernest T Johnson

July 9, 1924 - November 22, 2014

Obituary for Ernest T. Johnson, 90 Ernest left this world to be with his heavenly Father on Saturday, November 22, 2014. He was the son of Myrtle and John Johnson and was born on July 9, 1924 in Henderson, KY. On October 16, 1942 he married Rosemary Johnson who he professed his undying love to daily for the next 72 years. Ernest owned a variety of businesses throughout his lifetime from...
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William Mead

September 12, 1940 - November 22, 2014

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Gene Friedman

May 27, 1927 - November 22, 2014

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Louise Bauchle

December 22, 1923 - November 22, 2014

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Ethel R. Stanley

August 21, 1917 - November 22, 2014

Ethel R. Stanley 97 of Brownsburg, IN passed away November 22, 2014. She was born August 21, 1917 in Sadler, Kentucky to the late Sam and Delia (Decker) Mudd. She is the widow of Leggett Stanley. Ethel was a longtime member of Mars View Christian Church in Indianapolis, IN. She is survived by her Grandchildren-Tammy Van Dyke , Timothy Stanley, Kenny Stanley, and Bradley Douglas, her Great...
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Billy Burbink

October 23, 1935 - November 22, 2014

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Michael Alcorn

December 13, 1950 - November 21, 2014

Michael E. Alcorn, 63, of New Palestine, IN, died Friday, November 21, 2014 at 7:00pm surrounded by family and friends. Mike was born December 13, 1950 to the late Leo and Norma Alcorn of Arcola, IL. He was a member of the Illinois National Guard, and he founded Alcorn Industrial, Inc. in Indianapolis, IN in 1977, and he was elected president of the United Jaycees in 1986-87. He was an avid...
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John J. Sullivan

July 29, 1926 - November 21, 2014

John J. Sullivan died peacefully on November 21 in the Veterans Affairs Center in Danville, IL. John was born to William J. and Norma Underriner Sullivan in Effingham, IL on July 29, 1926. He married his beloved wife, Mary Frances Hubbard Schoffstoll in Arcola, IL on December 21, 1951. She preceded him in death in June, 2008 as did their loving daughter, Karen Lee, who died four months...
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Macenzie Madeline Hawkins

August 25, 2006 - November 21, 2014

Macenzie Madeline Hawkins 8, of Indianapolis passed away on November 21, 2014. She was born on August 25, 2006 to Derrick Hawkins and Rebeckah F. Barnes in Indianapolis, IN. Macenzie was a 3rd-grader and simply loved and enjoyed life. Her imagination was wide as her smile, she enjoyed dancing around in her ballet shoes. Macenzie will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. She is...
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William Barron

May 18, 1924 - November 21, 2014

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Gregg Michael Golubski

November 14, 1954 - November 21, 2014

Gregg Michael Golubski, age 60, of Carmel, IN passed away on November 21st, 2014. He was born in South Bend, IN to Robert and Theresa Golubski in 1954. Gregg attended Indiana University and graduated from Kelly School of Business. He spent most of his career in the logistics industry at Roadway Express. His most recent position was National Sales Manager for Great States in Shelbyville, IN. ...
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Connie Jo Castner

September 10, 1938 - November 21, 2014

Connie J. Castner, 76 of Indianapolis, IN passed away on November 21, 2014. She was born in Indianapolis to Charles and Mildred Kladden. She graduated from Arsenal Tech High School and retired from Ameritech. She also worked for Conseco Insurance for a number of years. She was a member of Little Eagle Creek Christian Church. She was an avid sports fan who loved the Cubs. Surviving to cherish...
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Ann G. Elliott

October 22, 1966 - November 20, 2014

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Thomas (Tom) C Harrington

July 5, 1941 - November 20, 2014

Thomas C. "Tom" Harrington 73, of Indianapolis, Indiana passed away November 20, 2014. He was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on July 5, 1941 to the late Hubert and Mary (Evans) Harrington. He retired from CSX Railroad as a Car Man and also retired from Geiger and Peters, Inc. He served his country in the U S Army. Tom was a member of Local #529 Iron Workers Union and loved NASCAR, bowling,...
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J. Jane McGuire

July 25, 1931 - November 20, 2014

J. Jane McGuire, 83, entered into eternal peace on November 20, 2014. Born on July 25, 1931, she is preceded in death by her parents, Raymond Curtis and Mary Ellen McGuire, her sisters Fern Hair and Ruby Hogan and sister-in-law, Patricia McGuire. Jane lived in Indianapolis all of her life where she worked for the Veterans Administration Regional Office. She retired in 1986 after 30 years of...
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Juanita P. Rice

December 12, 1928 - November 20, 2014

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Robert R. Greene

March 29, 1916 - November 20, 2014

Robert R. Greene passed peacefully November 20th, 2014. He was 98 years old. Bob was born on March 29th, 1916 in Jonesville, Virginia to Christopher Columbus Greene and Bessie Mae (Lawson) Greene. The family moved to Hendricks County, IN. when Bob was a young child. He graduated from Danville H.S. and then Tri-State College as a Mechanical Engineer. Before World War II started he...
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Ronald E. "Ronnie" Groseclose

February 11, 1949 - November 20, 2014

Ronald E. "Ronnie" Groseclose 65 years old , of Indianapolis, Indiana passed away November 20, 2014. He was born on February 11, 1949 to the late Eugene and Edith (Hollingsworth) Groseclose in Indianapolis, Indiana. Ronnie worked at the Electric Casting and Steel Co. for over 25 years. He proudly served in the U S Army. Ronnie is survived by his sister, Shirley Groseclose, brother, Darrell and...
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Ryan Joseph Kapp

August 2, 1986 - November 20, 2014

Ryan Joseph Kapp 28, of Indianapolis, passed away on Nov. 20, 2014. Ryan was born on August 2, 1986 to Joseph L Kapp and Doreen Knowles in Indianapolis, IN. He worked at Tom Wood Automotive Group as a body repair and painter technician. Ryan graduated from Bremen High School. He was a great athlete and excelled at Hockey, winning a city championship with St. Joseph High School in 2002. His...
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Wladyslaw S. Augsburger

May 8, 1926 - November 20, 2014

Wladyslaw (Walter) S. Augsburger of Greenwood Indiana, passed away after a long illness on Nov 20, 2014. Walter was born in Sambor, Poland (now Ukraine) on May 8, 1926. He was separated from his parents at the age of 16 by the advance of the Russian Army into his hometown and reunited with them 17 years later when his parents sponsored him and his family to immigrate to the USA. Walter and...
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Iola Goetz

July 6, 1925 - November 20, 2014

Iola Goetz, 89, of Indianapolis passed away Thursday, November 20, 2014. She was born July 6, 1925 in Batesville, IN to the late Oscar and Irene Bruening Gonder. Iola is survived by her daughter Lynn (Mark) Archer; grandchildren Heather Archer and Ryan (Abbey) Archer; great-grandchild Jayden Ford; and niece Lisa Kelley. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband...
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Gary P. McKinney

January 26, 1955 - November 19, 2014

Gary P. McKinney 59, a lifelong resident of Indy's Westside, died November 19, 2014. Gary was born on January 26, 1955 in Indianapolis to JB McKinney and Bonney Daniels McKinney. After attending Washington HS, Gary proudly served his country in the US Navy. He was a member of the American Legion Post #64, Lynhurst Masonic Lodge, and West Morris Street Free Methodist Church. Gary lived life to...
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Betty L. Hubbard

January 3, 1922 - November 19, 2014

Betty Lou Montgomery Hubbard 92, of Avon, died on November 19, 2014. Betty was born in Indianapolis on January 3, 1922 to Elza H Montgomery and Tillie Myrtle (Gubelman) Montgomery. Betty married James M. Hubbard on March 7, 1953 in Danville, IN. He preceded her in death in 1992. Betty was a graduate of Washington High School in Indianapolis, received her bachelor's degree from Butler University,...
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Clyde W. Bedwell

June 15, 1921 - November 19, 2014

Clyde W. Bedwell 93, Indianapolis, passed away November 19, 2014. Clyde was a carpenter with the Washington Township School System, retiring in 1985 after 27 years. He served his country honorably in the U.S. Army during WWII. Clyde married Loraine Fish on January 10, 1942 and they were married 62 years prior to her passing in 2003. He is survived by his children: Joan Fidger (Jack),...
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Betty J. Hagans

September 25, 1928 - November 19, 2014

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Margene Schultz

December 28, 1929 - November 19, 2014

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Jodi Kay Hollingsworth

August 9, 1948 - November 18, 2014

Jodi Kay Hollingsworth, 66, of Indianapolis, passed away on Tuesday, November 18, 2014. She was born in Crawfordsville, IN to Henry Stites and Roberta (Kirts) Williams on August 9, 1948. Jodi is survived by her loving husband of 42 years, Billy Hollingsworth; daughter, Stephanie (Eric) Kimes and their children, Alex, Makenzie and Gracie Kimes. Jodi is also survived by children, Kelly Angelo,...
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Fred Lawrence Davis

September 10, 1951 - November 18, 2014

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Alice Spurlin

June 13, 1928 - November 18, 2014

Alice L. Spurlin (Kleine) 86, Indianapolis died Tuesday November 18, 2014 Born June 13, 1928. She was married September 14, 1950 Her husband Leland C. Spurlin precedes her in death. Also preceding her in death: Parents: George and Emma (Wiese) Kleine,. Brothers: Paul, Edwin, Julius, Dietrich, Anton, Arnold, and Glen Kleine. Survived by Children: Craig (Karen) and Wayne (Cindy)...
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Betty Jane (Snyder) McKee

November 6, 1921 - November 18, 2014

Betty Jane (Snyder) McKee, 93, of Indianapolis, passed away on November 18, 2014. Betty was born and raised in Dublin, Indiana. She graduated from Lincoln High School in Cambridge City, IN and attended Earlham College. Betty was a Cub Scout Den Mother and was pinned as an Eagle Scout mother twice and an Eagle Scout Grandmother once. She also led a Girl Scout troop for three years. Betty served...
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Thomas Allen Melind

November 18, 2014

Thomas Allen Melind, 82, of Zionsville died Tuesday, November 18, 2014, after complications from Parkinson's Disease. A loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather, Tom is survived by his wife, Frances Melind, of 59 years, sons, William (Patti), Andrew, daughter, Carrie Coquillette (Ken), four wonderful grandchildren, John & Katie Melind, and Catherine & Kevin Coquillette, and a...
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R. Ross Ringlespaugh

May 4, 1936 - November 18, 2014

Ralph Ross Ringlespaugh, known by "Ross", was born on May 4, 1936 in Indianapolis, IN. He was born into a family of four boys whose initials all were RRR, like their father, except his brother Gary, whose initials were GRR. The Ringlespaugh boys grew up with a love of playing croquet, and it was said they could swing a croquet mallet before they could walk. Ross graduated from Ben Davis High...
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Caroline Davis

October 10, 1927 - November 18, 2014

Caroline Davis 87, of Indianapolis, passed away on November 18, 2014. Caroline was born and raised in Rochester, New York. She graduated from the University of Michigan, with a degree in Education. She moved to Indianapolis with her husband, where she taught second grade in the Indianapolis Public Schools for five years. During this time she received her Master's in Education from Butler...
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Daniel Arthur Thomas

November 12, 1925 - November 18, 2014

Rev. Daniel Arthur Thomas A minister for 44 years in the Free Methodist denomination, went to be with his Lord on Tuesday, November 18, 2014. Rev. Thomas will be well remembered and dearly missed by his loving wife of 67 years, Norma Templeman Thomas; his daughters, Verna (John) Arthur, Virginia (Victor) Dively, Vicki (Mark) Teed; his son, Jonathan; and his seven grandchildren and three...
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Allen Dewayne Robbins

September 29, 1963 - November 17, 2014

Allen Dewayne Robbins, 51, of Indianapolis, passed away on Monday, November 17, 2014. He was born on September 29, 1963 in Fort Benning, GA to Joseph and Ethell (Norris) Robbins. Allen was a proud employee of CSX; he worked as a Lead Communications Maintainer for 10 years and loved his job. He is survived by his loving wife of 21 years, Kimberly (Balding) Robbins; sons, Ryan (Jamie) Robbins,...
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Shirley J. Roberts

December 11, 1934 - November 17, 2014

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Marie E. Overmyer

May 27, 1926 - November 17, 2014

Marie Overmyer, of Fishers, IN died Monday evening, November 17, 2014. She is preceded in death by her husband James, her daughter Karen Dragoo, and brother George Spitz. She is survived by her children, Paul (Marcia) Schmidt, Emilie Schmidt, Elayne Nichols, her sister, Alice Lightner as well as seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
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Patricia A. Lane

February 2, 1946 - November 17, 2014

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Rue R. Wesley, Jr.

February 15, 1926 - November 17, 2014

Rue Reeder Wesley Jr., age 88, of Westfield passed peacefully on Monday, November 17th after a brief illness. He was the son of the late Dorothy Christina (Godsey) and Rue Reeder Wesley Sr. Rue was preceded in death by his wife of 66 years, Mary Jane (Denny) and his daughter Margaret Christina (Wesley) Kopp. He is survived by Charles (Patty) Wesley of Carmel, Jon (Debbie) Wesley of Carmel, and...
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Tage Monroe

March 18, 2014 - November 16, 2014

Tage Monroe, 7 month old son of Joshua and Molly (McCracken) Monroe, passed away November 16, 2014. Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 8:00 PM Wednesday at Church of The Crossing, 9111 Haverstick Rd., Indianapolis, IN. A memorial service will be held 5:30 PM Thursday, November 20, 2014 at Church of The Crossing. Burial will be in Oaklawn Memorial Gardens.
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Kenneth P. Reese

February 27, 1948 - November 16, 2014

Kenneth Patrick Reese passed away peacefully at the age of 66 on November 16, 2014 in Indianapolis, IN. He was surrounded by family at home. Kenneth is survived by his wife of 42 years, Rita (Glosson) Reese, his children, Kristen Phair (Daniel), and Mary Reese (Neil Ragsdale), and his grandson, Douglas Mackay Phair. Kenneth was preceded in death by his parents, Kenneth and Edith (Mackay) Reese...
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Mark L. Mitchell

May 19, 1958 - November 16, 2014

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William "Bill" T Martin, Jr.

October 12, 1930 - November 16, 2014

William "Bill" Martin Jr. 84, of Indianapolis, IN passed away November 16, 2014. He was born October 12, 1930 in Bluffton, IN to the late William Sr., and Clara Martin. "Bill" as he was affectionately called was a proud U.S. Navy veteran, serving in the Korean War. He was a manager of customer service of accounting at Vectren and retired after 45 years of service. Bill was a longtime volunteer...
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John P Morgan

November 12, 1933 - November 15, 2014

John P. Morgan 81, of Indianapolis, died November 15, 2014. John was born on November 12, 1933 in Chattanooga, TN to John B. and Gracie Ammons Morgan, who preceded him in death. He worked as a welder for United Technologies before his retirement. He is survived by his daughters Denise Andrews and Connie Chapman. Visitation- Friday- 4-8pm at Flanner and Buchanan Funeral Center- Floral Park....
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M. Eloise "Mimi" Bubenzer

October 17, 1917 - November 15, 2014

M. Eloise Bubenzer 97, of Indianapolis, IN passed away on November 15, 2014. She was born on October 17, 1917 to the late Frank and Ola Sargent. Eloise was a homemaker and a beautiful person, who lived a blessed life. She is preceded in death by her parents, sister, husband; Robert E. Bubenzer and son Robert "Bob" Bubenzer. Mimi as she was affectionately called is survived by her son; Bruce ...
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Billy Carver

February 15, 1938 - November 15, 2014

Billy Carver 76, of Indianapolis, died November 15, 2014. Billy was born on February 15, 1938 in Scottsville, KY to Henry and Hazel Powell Carver. After serving his country in the US Marine Corps, he worked for Airborne Express as an over the road truck driver for 27 years, retiring in 2003. He was also a member of the Teamsters #135, Wayne Guthrie Masonic Lodge, Scottish Rite and Murat Shrine...
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Douglas Switzenberg

September 26, 1914 - November 15, 2014

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Tom Cutteridge

June 2, 1939 - November 14, 2014

Thomas Ray Cutteridge, 75, of Greenfield, formerly of Indianapolis went home to be with the Lord November 14, 2014. He was born June 2, 1939 in Evansville, IN to the late George W. and Anna Mae "Pearl" Lynn Cutteridge. The family lived in Elberfield, IN. Tom served in the Indiana National Guard and wanted to join the Navy, but he chose to marry his sweetheart, Dorothy Jean Morris in 1959. They...
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Catherine Renfrow Cordell Spiker

March 10, 1929 - November 14, 2014

Catherine Renfrow Cordell Spiker, 85, of Indianapolis, Indiana, died on November 14, 2014. She was the widow of Clayton Cordell and Beverly "Rocky" Spiker. She is survived by her children, Anna, Glen, David, Rodger, and Clayton; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and 2 sisters. Services will be on Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 1 p.m. in Flanner and Buchanan - Decatur Township, with...
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Joann Aulby

January 17, 1930 - November 14, 2014

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Ruth Ellen Boone

July 24, 1931 - November 14, 2014

Ruth Ellen Boone of Carmel, IN passed away Friday, November 14th, 2014. Ruth was born in Paoli, IN on July 24th, 1931 to her parents, Suzanne and Robert D. Williams. She was 83 years old. Ruth was a beautician and beauty school instructor for over 40 years and was well known and admired within the beauty education community. She retired from Honors Beauty College in 2011 to care for her...
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Walter Knight

February 27, 1960 - November 14, 2014

Walter Knight, 54, of Indianapolis passed away Friday, November 14, 2014. He was born February 27, 1960 in Franklin, IN to Pat Snyder and the late Everett D. Knight. He graduated from Warren Central High School in 1978, and worked for the U.S. Postal Service for 27 years. He is survived by his wife Julie Knight; sons Daniel and Andrew; mother, Pat Snyder, sister Margaret Knight; mother-in-law...
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Mary Kay Cecil

June 5, 1955 - November 14, 2014

Mary Kay Cecil 59, Indianapolis, passed away November 14, 2014. Mary was born in Indianapolis, IN on June 5, 1955 to the late, Bill and Verna (Birck) Marko. She is survived by her son, James P. Cecil; grandson, Landon James Gilson; brother, William S. "Bill" Marko; sister-in-law, Tamara Marko; as well as her 3 nieces, 3 great nieces, and 2 great nephews. Friends may call from 4:30pm-7:30pm on...
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Marianne Ursula Whitaker

December 26, 1941 - November 14, 2014

Marianne Ursula Whitaker 72, Fishers, died Nov. 14, 2014. Services: 2:00 pm Nov. 17 at Flanner and Buchanan- Oaklawn Memorial Gardens, with calling from 12:00 pm until the service time. Entombment: Oaklawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
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Lillie Mae Petaway

August 15, 1953 - November 14, 2014

Lillie Mae Petaway, 61, Indianapolis, went home to the Lord on November 14, 2014. Ms. Petaway was born on August 15, 1953 in Greewood, MS to Josephus and Lillie (Hughes) Petaway, and later moved to Lima, OH. She accepted Christ as her Lord and Savior at the age of 12, and later rededicated her life to Christ. Lillie is survived by her sons, Shawn and Jessie Petaway; her brothers, Josephus...
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Juanita Izora Marr

February 29, 1936 - November 13, 2014

Juanita Izora Marr, 78, of Indianapolis, IN passed away Thursday, November 13, 2014. She was born February 29, 1936 (yes, a leap year baby!) to the late Coleman and Florin Smith Marr. She retired from RCA after many years of hard work. Even when not at work, she always kept herself busy. She loved working in the yard and driving the John Deere. She could always make people laugh, and she loved...
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Dorothy Maki

January 8, 1925 - November 13, 2014

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Robert Baker

January 23, 1921 - November 13, 2014

Robert M. Baker, 93 of Indianapolis, passed away Thursday, November 13, 2014. Robert was born January 23, 1921 in Cincinnati, Ohio to the late Robert M. and Grace Strayer Baker. He was a graduate of Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA and received his MBA from the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business. Robert was selected to the Naval OCS, was commissioned, achieved the rank of...
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Bobby Francis Miller

June 3, 1931 - November 13, 2014

Bobby Francis Miller 83 of Brownsburg formerly Indianapolis died November 13, 2014. Bobby was born in Daviess County, Kentucky on June 03, 1931 to Ray and Florence (Deavan) Miller. Bobby served our county in the Unites States Navy. Bobby attended West Lake Christian Church in Indianapolis and he was an automotive mechanic for Wayne Park Garage where he retired in 1996. Bobby was preceded in...
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Martha Mae Ottinger

June 2, 1929 - November 13, 2014

Martha Mae Sigmund Ottinger, 85, Indianapolis passed away Nov. 13, 2014. Martha is survived by, Jerry L. Ottinger, Robert E. Ottinger and Debrah A. Whisler; 6 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. Preceded by husband, Lester and daughter, Marsha K. Hamilton. Services will be 1 pm Nov. 17, 2014 at Flanner and Buchanan-Floral Park, 425 N. Holt Rd. Visitation will be 10 am until service time...
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Larry Renn

February 13, 1934 - November 13, 2014

Larry W. Renn 80, of Indianapolis, passed away peacefully at home on November 13, 2014 surrounded by his loving family. Larry was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He proudly served his country in the Army and worked at Allison Transmission for forty years before retiring. He was an active member with Village Bible Church where he served for many years. He is survived by his wife,...
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Paula Kord

July 26, 1955 - November 12, 2014

Paula (Dobrota) Kord, Indianapolis entered Heaven surrounded by the people she loved November 12, 2014. She was welcomed by her parents, Nick Dobrota I and Mary (Motsinger) Dobrota and her brothers, Jerry Dobrota and Rob Dobrota who had preceded her in death. She will be remembered daily by daughter, Casey Kord Turner, granddaughter, Christian Reiger, grandson, Garrett Hatcher, brother, Nick ...
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James C. Terry

December 10, 1943 - November 12, 2014

James Conrad Terry, 70, of Indianapolis, passed away November 12, surrounded by his loving family. Jim was born Dec. 10, 1943 in Bedford, IN to Wilma Minger Terry and Yank Terry. He served in the U.S. Army before completing his degree at Indiana University and attaining his CPA certification. Jim retired from an accounting career in the banking industry. Jim is survived by his dearly...
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Bobby Oliver Cox

May 24, 1954 - November 12, 2014

Bobby Cox , 60, Indianapolis, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, November 12, 2014. He was born May 24, 1954, in Indianapolis, IN to the late Owen Cox, Jr. and Evelyn Cox who survives him. He was a member of Eastern Star Church and a retiree of General Motors: Allison Transmission and Chevrolet Truck and Bus Group Divisions. After retirement, he became a Real Estate Broker with FC...
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P Gwynn Rickard

September 23, 1932 - November 12, 2014

P. Gwynn Rickard, 82, of Mooresville passed away Wednesday, November 12, 2014 after a brief illness. She was born September 23, 1932 in Indianapolis to the late Harry and Ruth Dugan McCready. She was an avid fan of the Pacers, Colts, Nascar and IU Basketball. Her life was filled with laughter, and she will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her. Gwynn is survived by her husband of...
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Wynne Kent Porter

May 7, 1937 - November 12, 2014

Wynne Kent Porter, 77, passed away on November 12, 2014 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. In his final hours, he was surrounded by his family and friends. Wynne was a retired Professional Pharmaceutical Representative from Purdue Fredrick after 30 years and a corpsman in the US Navy. He was a longtime member of Christ Church Cathedral, where he was known for his welcoming...
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William "Bill" McFarland

November 21, 1935 - November 12, 2014

William McFarland, 78, of Zionsville, passed away November 12, 2014. He was born in Jamestown, KY the son of Earl and Lucy McFarland. He was a truck driver for 32 years and retired from Yellow Freight Lines after 25 years. He was a member of the Teamsters Local #135. He was also a member of the Sheridan Masonic Lodge. He is survived by his daughter, Jennie Louise Michaels of Frankfort, IN;...
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Earlie B. Redman

March 27, 1924 - November 12, 2014

Earlie Bernice Redman was born March 27, 1924 to the late Harvey H. and Annie Mae Hart of Henderson, Tennessee. Bernice as she was called by many later moved to Indianapolis, Indiana where she was employed and later retired from the United States Postal Service. Sister Redman was baptized into Christ at an early age. She worshiped at Eugene & Barnes and later became a member at Kingsley...
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Linda J. Cuffel

June 27, 1940 - November 11, 2014

Linda J. Cuffel 74, Indianapolis, IN passed away November 11, 2014. Linda was born on June 27, 1940 in Indianapolis, the daughter of George and Mary Rose (Lucid) Kraeszig. She was a 1957 graduate of Sacred Heart High School and member of St. Ann Catholic Church. She taught elementary school at St. Ann and MSD Wayne Township. Survivors: children, Dennis (LeeAnn Nazer) Cuffel, David (Jana) Cuffel...
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Ruth Evelyn Buchanan

July 5, 1923 - November 11, 2014

Ruth Evelyn (Hilgert) Buchanan, 91, of Indianapolis died November 11, 2014. Ruth was born in Indianapolis on July 05, 1923 to John Ivan and Coda Dell (Goldman) Hilgert. Ruth graduated from Southport High School in 1941 and Indiana Business College. Ruth was a receptionist when she retired in 1986 from the Indiana University School of Dentistry. She had a passion for cooking and family was her...
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Lee Tackett

July 24, 1931 - November 10, 2014

Lee F. Tackett Sr., 83, Indianapolis passed away Nov. 10, 2014 at his home. He was born July 24, 1931 in Chicago, IL son to Leo O. and Frances Tackett. Lee had worked for Ziegler Mining Company as a miner for many years. He served honorably in the United States Navy during Korea and Viet Nam. He enjoyed gardening, had a green thumb, fishing and would do anything for anyone. Lee is survived by...
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Kathy Bernhard

September 8, 1950 - November 10, 2014

Kathy (Applegate) Bernhard, 64 of Speedway died November 10, 2014. She was born in Indianapolis on September 08, 1950 to Elmer Dubet and Mary Francis (Chastain) Applegate. Kathy attended Public School #46 and graduated from George Washington High School in 1968. She married Greg Bernhard on March 10, 1973 at Speedway Christian Church. The majority of her working life she was employed at the...
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Elizabeth Beckman Harker

September 30, 1915 - November 9, 2014

Elizabeth Beckman Harker 99, of Indianapolis, passed away on November 9, 2014. Elizabeth attended Shortridge High School and received her Master's from Butler University, where she was a member of Delta Zeta Sorority. She taught kindergarten at I.P.S. #67. She was a member of Tabernacle Presbyterian Church, White Cross Guild and the International Order of Kings Daughters and Sons. She was...
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Jesus Soto

December 6, 1944 - November 9, 2014

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Gunter E. "Jack" Ruf

May 24, 1930 - November 9, 2014

Gunter E. "Jack" Ruf 84, of Indianapolis, died November 9, 2014. After coming to America from his native Germany at the age of 21, Jack worked as a Master Cabinet Maker for many years, building many custom cabinets and furniture with craftsmanship unmatched in today's world! He was also an active member of Trinity Lutheran Church on East 16th Street for many years until his illness would no...
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Alta Mae Kelley

January 9, 1938 - November 8, 2014

Alta Mae Kelley, 76, Indianapolis, passed away Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014. She was a member of Capital City Baptist Church for 28 years. Alta enjoyed baking, quilting, gardening and dining out. She was born January 9, 1938 William and Sarah Helen (Blakley) Henson. Alta is survived by her daughters; Cynthia Rene Kelley, Candy K. Greene and Chassidy Rae Moss; son-in-laws; Michael Greene and Bradley...
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Mona May-Thompson

March 4, 1953 - November 8, 2014

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Barbara L. Rudy

June 2, 1937 - November 8, 2014

Barbara L. (Schoonover) Rudy, age 77 went home to be with the Lord on November 8th, 2014 She was born June 2nd, 1937 in New Martinsville, WV to her late parents John Schoonover and Mary E. Springer. Barbara was the most loving and nurturing wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother. Barbara is survived by her husband of 29 years Martin Rudy, daughters Becky (Thomas) Phelps, Sandra ...
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Anthony " Tony" Charles Seifert

June 30, 1943 - November 8, 2014

Anthony "Tony" C. Seifert 71 of Indianapolis, IN passed away November 8, 2014. He was an Organic Chemist for ADM Milling for over 20 years. Tony was a veteran of the US Army and a member of VFW Post #908. He was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church. He is survived by his wife, Jean Seifert; children, Kurt, Stacey, Stephanie and Kyle Seifert; grandchildren, Makayla, Kaitlyn, Bryant, Alex, Andrew,...
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Noel C. Garner

May 18, 1924 - November 8, 2014

Noel C. Garner 90 of Franklin, Indiana formerly of Indianapolis, Indiana went to his heavenly home November 8, 2014. He was born on May 18, 1924 in Russell County, Kentucky to the late Benjamin and Ethel (Groce) Garner. He was joined in marriage to Elizabeth Johnson on July 25, 1953. He worked as a Truck Driver for Southern Scavenger Service for over 40 years. He was a member of the Shelby...
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Joanne Wenzel

March 23, 1929 - November 7, 2014

Joanne Wenzel 85, of Indianapolis, devoted wife, loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother passed away November 7, 2014. She was born in Toledo, Ohio on March 23, 1929 to the late Fred and Edna Bueschen. She met her husband Richard as a young girl at church. Joanne received an undergraduate degree in education at Toledo University, where she was a member of Kappa Delta Sorority and a...
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Layla Marie Londyn Hazel Kerley Sharpe

November 7, 2014 - November 7, 2014

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Richard "Dick" Smith

July 28, 1927 - November 7, 2014

Richard "Dick" L. Smith After an exemplary life of 87 years marked by strong faith and commitment to family, Richard L. Smith entered life eternal on Friday, November 7. Born in Akron, Ohio on July 28, 1927, he was the only child of George and Mary Smith. He was adored by his wife, Evelyn, and deeply loved and respected by his children, grandchildren and great- grandchildren. Dick served...
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Theresa B. Sweeney

September 11, 1926 - November 7, 2014

Theresa B. Sweeney 88, of Indianapolis, IN passed away November 7, 2014. She was born on September 11, 1926 in Brooklyn, NY to the late William and Anna Ryan. She worked as a telephone operator at Community Hospital and retired after 20 years of service. Theresa was a member of St. Philip Neri. She is preceded in death by her parents, brother, 2 sisters, sons, Michael and Donald Sweeney....
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Florene M. Archie

April 2, 1930 - November 7, 2014

Florene M. Archie, 84, from Indianapolis, Indiana passed away surrounded by family at her home on Friday, November 7, 2014. Florene was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, Bishop Rodgers Archie. She is survived by her eleven children and many grandchildren. Viewing will be Friday, November 14, 2014 at Flanner and Buchanan-Washington Park North from 4pm-8pm. Services will be held...
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Carolyn McAfee

January 30, 1958 - November 7, 2014

Carolyn M. (Moorman) McAfee, 56, of Indianapolis, passed away November 7, 2014 at her home. She was born in Versailles, KY, the daughter of Charles T. and Alta M. (Mitchell) Moorman. She was a Returns Coordinator with Cardinal Health. She loved to fish and ride horses. She was also very active in re-enactment, having been a member of the Knights of the Silver Sword, 7th Indiana Cavalry, 78th...
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Max Richard Casler

August 16, 1948 - November 7, 2014

Max R. Casler, of Carmel was born August 16, 1948 and died on November 7, 2014. He was a loving, caring father and grandfather, who always put his family first. He was employed at Kamrex, Incorporated over 25 years. He enjoyed his retirement making new friends and spending time with his family. He showed great strength and courage in his battle with cancer. He is preceded in death by his...
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George Dunay

September 5, 1924 - November 7, 2014

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David William Clear

July 8, 1921 - November 6, 2014

David William Clear Of Indianapolis passed away on November 6, 2014 at the age of 93, surrounded by his loving family. David was known for his generous and giving spirit by all who knew him. He served in the U.S Army where he served his country proudly in WWII and the Korean War. David had a devoted love for God and family, he was an avid train and garden lover. He is survived by his...
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Roberta Ann Townsend

April 10, 1929 - November 6, 2014

Roberta Ann (Berry) Townsend 85, of Indianapolis, IN went to be with the Lord on November 6, 2014. She was born in Sandborn, Indiana on April 10, 1929 to Johnny Michael and Anna Belle (Fielder) Berry. She is preceded in death by her loving parents, sisters, Betty Finlay, Alma (Sis) Heim, Ruth Shanks, brothers, Joe and twin Robert Berry. She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Haldon Townsend...
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