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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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Bonnie Simmons

February 13, 1923 - February 28, 2015

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Joan Silvis

March 18, 1929 - February 28, 2015

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Evelyn Morehous

September 17, 1923 - February 27, 2015

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Marilyn Landon

September 1, 1936 - February 27, 2015

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John C. Dittrich

May 13, 1924 - February 27, 2015

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Juanita M. Hollins

July 31, 1934 - February 27, 2015

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Dorothy Dee Stein

April 17, 1918 - February 27, 2015


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Carol Gerber

June 10, 1935 - February 27, 2015

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Velma Lee Thomas

August 11, 1932 - February 26, 2015

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John Richard Jeffries

November 2, 1935 - February 26, 2015

John Richard Jeffries 79, of Indianapolis, passed away at home on February 26, 2015. He was born on November 2, 1935 to Eddie& Elizabeth Jeffries in Marion, Alabama. His parents and brother (Eddie) preceded him in death. John is survived by his wife Shirley Jeffries, his sisters: Helen (Sidney) Williams & Yvonne Thornton, his son Jeffery Parker, daughters Tammy Jeffries, Kelli Jeffries and Wendy...
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Gloria J. Cowman

May 18, 1934 - February 26, 2015

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Betty Hougland

August 2, 1920 - February 26, 2015

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Louise Marie Harrington

August 20, 1924 - February 25, 2015

Louise Marie (Tschida) Harrington, 90, Noblesville IN, left us as quietly and peacefully as she lived her life at her home on February 25, 2015. Louise was a joy to behold, deeply loved, and will be truly missed by her family and many friends. Louise was born August 20, 1924, in South Bend, Indiana to the late Leo and Helen (Kekko) Tschida, and was preceded in death by her sister Helen ...
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Esther M. Sandridge

December 3, 1921 - February 24, 2015

Esther M. Sandridge (nee: Aufderhaar), 93, of Indianapolis went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, February 24, 2015. She was born December 3, 1921 in Saint Mary's, Ohio to the late William and Marguerite Raediuger Aufderhaar. Esther was a very loving mother and cared for all of her family dearly. She never met a stranger, and was happy to share her Faith with anyone she met. If anyone was...
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Betty Jane Hardesty

May 25, 1932 - February 24, 2015

Betty Jane Hardesty, 82, Carmel, formerly of Ft. Myers, FL, passed away February 24, 2015. She was born May 25, 1932, in Indianapolis, the daughter of the late Olive (Leonard) Amari. Betty was a 1950 graduate of Broad Ripple High School. She retired from the Marion County Extension Office. She was a former Camp Fire Girl Leader; and she enjoyed sewing, cooking, playing table games, having...
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Mary J. Randolph

March 10, 1927 - February 24, 2015

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Louie E. Shelburne

March 13, 1923 - February 23, 2015

Louie E. Shelburne, 91 of Zionsville, passed away Monday, February 23, 2015. He was a life-long Zionsville resident. Louie graduated from Zionsville High School where he was a starter on the basketball team all four years. Louie was a veteran of the US Army, serving in the Army Air Corp during WWII. He worked for Panhandle Eastern Pipeline for over 40 years. He was a member of the Masonic...
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R.V. Bray

July 29, 1937 - February 23, 2015

RV Bray age 77, originally of Sand Mountain, Alamaba; most recently of Greenfield, Indiana; passed away on Monday, February 23, 2015. R.V. is survived by his loving wife, Elizabeth (Eversole) Bray. He was preceded in death by his daughter Judy Ann Bray, brothers Alfred, Bill and Alvin; and sister, Hazel. R.V. is survived by his children; Mark Anthony (Lorena) Bray, Cathy Elaine Hightower,...
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Stanley Charles Huffer

October 8, 1959 - February 23, 2015

Stanley Charles Huffer, 55, passed away at home on Sunday February 22, 2015. Born in Ft. Wayne, Indiana on October 8, 1959 to Ronald and Alice Faye Huffer, Stan spent his early years in Ft. Wayne, Indianapolis, and Evansville, IN. He graduated from Lawrence Central High School in the Class of 1978, where he was on the wrestling and golf teams. He attended Ball State University. In the early...
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Peter Thomas Sofios

June 28, 1930 - February 23, 2015

Peter Thomas Sofios, age 84, passed away on February 23, 2015, at Jennings Healthcare Center, North Vernon, IN from complications of Parkinson's disease. He was born in Indianapolis on June 28, 1930, to Thomas Peter and Anastasia (Koyia) Sofios. He was a longtime resident of Indianapolis and most recently, North Vernon. He was a manager at Eli Lilly and Co. for 38 years. Pete was active...
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Matthew Armstrong

November 27, 1970 - February 23, 2015

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Robert A. "B.J." Johnston

August 11, 1933 - February 23, 2015

Robert A. (B.J.) Johnston Robert A. B.J. Johnston went to be with his Lord and Savior on February 23, 2015. He was born in St. Paul, MN raised in Rice Lake, WI, Santa Monica, CA, and Indianapolis, IN. He finished high school at Shortridge High School and graduated from Butler University. He was also a Korean War era Veteran, serving in the Army. B.J. had basically two jobs, 13 years with...
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C. William Bockstahler

December 11, 1922 - February 22, 2015

He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Jeanne Perry Bockstahler. He is survived by his son, C. William Bockstahler, Jr. (Katy); daughters, Perry Jewett (John) and Wendy Wickliff (Barry); and 4 grandchildren.
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Angela Marie Milburn Herrick

August 4, 1970 - February 22, 2015

Angela Marie Milburn Herrick 44, of Indianapolis, IN passed away on February 22, 2015. She was born on August 4, 1970 in Beech Grove, IN to Larry and Nicole Milburn. Angela attended Emmerich Manual HS, graduating class of 1988, Vincennes University and recently graduated from MedTech College. She previously worked as a teacher assistant for Franklin Township Schools, an Autism Facilitator...
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Tana Lloyd

June 23, 1945 - February 22, 2015

Tana E. Lloyd 69, of Indianapolis, loving mother and grandmother died February 22, 2015. Tana was born June 23, 1945 in Hartford, KY to William and Thelma Armstrong, who preceded her in death. She worked as a clerk for Yellow Freight for 33 years, before retiring. She was also a member of the Teamsters Local #135. She is survived by her son Bruce Lloyd, daughter Lisa Batty, 3 grandchildren and 5...
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Mary Lois Poole

July 5, 1926 - February 22, 2015

Mary Lois Poole, 88, Indianapolis, passed away peacefully in her sleep and went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on February 22, 2015. Mary Lois was born in Indianapolis on July 5, 1926, to the late Walter Wright and Ellen (Lanham) Wright. She was raised and lived in Indianapolis all her life. She was married to the late Jesse Mervin Poole on August 30, 1947. He preceded her in...
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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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Kenneth Lemons, Jr

June 30, 1930 - February 21, 2015

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Harry Wesley Hill

February 19, 1923 - February 21, 2015

Harry W. Hill Passed away peacefully with family around him February 21, 2015. Harry's parents Noah & Edith Hill and brother, Robert Hill have preceded him in death. He is survived by Joan Hill his wife of 48 years. Son, Christopher Hill (Claudia); daughter, Barbara Scruggs (William) and Son, Richard Lindsey (Elissa), eight grandchildren (Kaitie, April, Rick C., Ellie, Wesley, Ashley, Chloe ...
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Helen L. Hurt

September 1, 1924 - February 21, 2015

Helen L. Hurt, 90, Indianapolis passed away Feb. 21, 2015. She was born September 1, 1924 in Indianapolis daughter to Clarence and Helen (Sheehan) Brinkworth. Helen was a graduate of St. Agnes High School and attended Butler University where she was a member of Tri Delta Sorority. Helen was a member of St. Christopher Catholic Church. She continued to be a source of inspiration and knowledge as...
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Malcolm N. Rainey

August 21, 1947 - February 21, 2015

Malcolm N. Rainey, 67, of Indianapolis passed away Saturday, February 21, 2015. He was born August 21, 1947 in Franklin, Tennessee to the late Joe Edgar Rainey and Stella Ruth Rainey Williamson. Malcolm was a proud veteran of the United States Navy. He was a dedicated son, brother, husband, father and grandfather. He is survived by his wife Mary; children Gary (Christina) Rainey and Vicki ...
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Kenneth Lemons, Jr.

June 30, 1930 - February 21, 2015

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Gertrude Trudy Shinkle

April 3, 1930 - February 21, 2015

G. Gertrude "Trudy" Shinkle 84, of Danville, died February 21, 2015. Loving mother, sister and grandmother, Trudy was born April 3, 1930 in Russell Springs, KY to Eldred and Ada Belle Burton. After the death of her husband Dick, she raised her two sons Richard and Gary and went to work as a secretary for Mussett Nicholas and Associates for many years, retiring in 1994. She was an avid sports fan...
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Ralph E. McDonald

May 12, 1920 - February 20, 2015

Ralph E. McDonald Dean Emeritus of the Indiana University School of Dentistry, 94, of Indianapolis and later Sanibel Island, Florida, and Bloomington, Indiana, passed away on February 20, 2015. Dr. McDonald, an internationally renowned pediatric dental educator, was pivotal in developing what is now known as the pediatric dentistry graduate program in the department of pediatric dentistry at...
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Richard Huffman

September 28, 1935 - February 20, 2015

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John Geyman

January 25, 1936 - February 20, 2015

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Mary Jane Stohry

December 8, 1954 - February 19, 2015

Mary Jane Stohry 60 years old, of Indianapolis, IN passed away on February 19, 2015 surrounded by her loving family. Mary Jane was known for her generous and giving spirit to all who knew her. She loved traveling and surrounding herself with family and friends. Mary Jane was employed with Warren Township School System where she served as a Human Resource Specialist. Mary Jane Stohry was...
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Craig T. Hinshaw

February 8, 1940 - February 19, 2015

CRAIG TRENT HINSHAW 75, of Indianapolis, Indiana, passed away at home surrounded by his loving family on February 19, 2015. Craig is survived by his loving wife, Kay, of 47 years and three sons, Trent, Matthew (Kara) and...
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Macil G Lambert

August 22, 1938 - February 19, 2015

Macil G. (Nickless) Lambert 76, of Indianapolis died February 19, 2015. Macil was born on August 22, 1938 in Sullivan, IN to Reverend Benjamin Franklin and Sparkle J. (Trinkle) Nickless. Macil was a Special Education and Elementary Education Teacher for MSD Wayne Township Schools for 30 years retiring in 1995. She was a devoted member of Lynhurst Baptist Church and member of the Indiana State...
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Carol J. Kocher

July 15, 1933 - February 19, 2015

Carol J. Kocher 81, of Indianapolis, passed away on February 19, 2015. Carol was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on July 15, 1933 to Joseph and Carroll Murphy. Carol's parents, brother, Earl Murphy, and sister, Roselyn Murphy preceded her in death. She is survived by her husband Ray Kocher, of Indianapolis. Other survivors are sons, Kevin, (Bev) Kocher of Indianapolis, (grandchildren, Sean, Khara...
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Charles F. Knott

July 2, 1928 - February 19, 2015

Charles F. Knott, 86, Indianapolis, passed away February 19, 2015. Visitation will be held Thursday at Flanner and Buchanan-Washington Park North from 10-12pm, with funeral services to begin at 12pm. Sincerely, -Your friends at Flanner and Buchanan
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Barbara K. Brankle

March 1, 1931 - February 19, 2015

Barbara K. Brankle, 84 of Indianapolis was born March 1, 1931 and died on February 19, 2015. She was born in Indianapolis, Indiana to George and O'Zella Konig. She married William J. Brankle in 1950. She began her banking career in 1949. She worked at Merchants Bank, which later became Railroadmen's Bank and finally Huntington National Bank. She retired in 1996. She was a member of the Eastern...
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Ken Keene

February 18, 2015

Ken Keene, The son of General and GiGi Keene and the owner of Tuckaway, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, died on February 18, 2015. Ken was a consultant on historic preservation over the past 50 years. He and his home were featured in numerous publications and several video productions due to its colorful past and former residents who never seemed to leave. He was...
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Vasant Dubal

September 19, 1932 - February 18, 2015

Vasant L. Dubal - passed away peacefully on February 18th at about 10.05PM at the age of 82. Husband of Madhu Dubal, Father of Alka Ashra, Parul Bosamia, Bhavana Kakaya, Jagruti Khatri, and Meghana Kamdar. Grandfather of Priya, Seeta, Darshi, Kajal, Ronak, Komal, Manav, Ria, and Anya. Father in law to Harish, Harsukh, Kishore, Yogesh, and Jinu. You will be greatly missed by all of us.
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Barbara McCown Menzie

November 12, 1928 - February 18, 2015

Barbara McCown Menzie 86, died February 18, 2015, at St. Vincent Hospice. She was born November 12, 1928 in Indianapolis, Indiana to Percy Edward and Kathryn (Knowles) McCown. She was preceded in death by her husband Gerald Wayne Menzie in 1965, and sisters Constance McCown Krimendahl and Nancy McCown Symmes. Barbara attended Tudor Hall School, Finch College, and Butler University from which...
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Warren Vernon "Bill" Tucker

April 6, 1922 - February 18, 2015

Warren Vernon "Bill" Tucker, 92, passed away February 18, 2015 at Samara of Greenbriar Village in Indianapolis. He was born April 6, 1922 in Flat River, Missouri to the late Otto and Emma Tucker. Bill proudly served in the U.S. Navy during World War II on the USS Saratoga and the USS Yorktown as a combat photographer. He was also a member of the American Legion. He retired from the Kroger...
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Russell Allen Ruby

March 21, 1931 - February 18, 2015

Russell A. Ruby, 83, of Indianapolis passed away on February 18, 2015. He was born in Indianapolis on March 21, 1931 to his parents Frederick Ruby and Sylvia Ruby. He retired from the Chrysler Electrical Plant, Indianapolis. He is survived by his children, Margaret (David) McCormack, Patricia (David) Ruby, Russell (Loren) Ruby and Carol (Tim) Marowske, 8 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, and...
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Donald E. Horock

December 21, 1921 - February 18, 2015

Donald E. Horock 93, of Indianapolis, passed away on February 18, 2015. He was an electrical engineer for Indianapolis Power and Light Company for 16 years, retiring in 1985. Previously, he was a sales engineer for Barber-Colman Company, Rockford, IL for 27 years. He was a graduate of the University of Wisconsin where he was a member of Triangle Fraternity. He was also a member of East 91st...
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Donna Kaye Tisdale Cullen

January 18, 1945 - February 17, 2015

Donna Kaye Tisdale Cullen, age 70, of Indianapolis passed away on Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on January 18, 1945 in Davis County, Indiana to the late William and Naomi Tisdale. She worked as a supervisor at the Finance Center in Fort Harrison for over 25 years. She was a loving mother and grandmother who was loved by many who knew her. ...
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Lawrence M. Brassard

October 3, 1953 - February 17, 2015

Lawrence Brassard, 61, formerly of Kokomo, Indiana and recently Navarre, Florida passed away on Feb 17, 2015 while at home with loved ones. He was born on Oct. 3, 1953 in Indianapolis. Larry graduated from Pike High School in 1971 and Butler University in 1982 with his B.S. in Pharmacy. Larry worked in retail pharmacy and as a consultant pharmacist for nearly 20 years in Indiana. Larry also...
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Juanita M. Durbin

August 15, 1924 - February 17, 2015

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Ilene M. Graber

November 28, 1927 - February 17, 2015

Ilene Graber, 87, passed away Feb. 17, 2015. She was born Nov. 28, 1927 in Stockton Illinois to Oscar and Lula (Hall) Leitzen. Ilene enjoyed crafts, gardening and being with family and friends. Ilene is survived by sons, David Taylor, Daniel Taylor and Dennis Taylor; daughters, Donna Adams and Darlene Risemas; 8 grandchildren; many great grandchildren and a brother, Jimmy Leitzen. She was...
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Alma Ristau

August 5, 1923 - February 17, 2015

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Forrest "Woody" English

May 15, 1926 - February 17, 2015

Forrest S. "Woody" English, born May 15, 1926, went to his Heavenly Home February 17, 2015. He was 88 years young. Woody was born and raised on a small farm in southeastern Ohio. He graduated at the age of 16 as the valedictorian from Bethel High School in 1942. He attended N.Y.A. Electricians School in West Virginia from 1942-1943. He served in WWII from 1944-1946 on a submarine in the...
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James Paul Smith

February 4, 1938 - February 16, 2015

James Paul Smith, 77, of Indianapolis, passed away on Feb 16, 2015. He was born on February 4, 1938 to the late James R. and Susan Dingle Smith in Wayne Co, Indiana. He enjoyed being the master of all jokes. He attended Purdue University and graduated from Bowling Green University in 1960. After graduating he worked 10 years in management for Kroger. He then started his own rental and...
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Arthur Wooten

May 1, 1961 - February 16, 2015

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Rosa Lee Shields

January 5, 1948 - February 15, 2015

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Velma Plummer

November 28, 1915 - February 15, 2015

Velma E. Beuke Plummer, 99, a resident of Zionsville Meadows and formerly of Indianapolis, IN, died Sunday, February 15, 2015 at her residence. She was born in Indianapolis the daughter of Henry and Aurelia (Lentz) Beuke. She graduated from Washington High School and had been a bookkeeper for Prest-O-Lite Battery Company for several years. She also owned Plummer's Furniture Store in...
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Sara Hemmerlein Ford

November 8, 1918 - February 15, 2015

Sara Hemmerlein Ford, 96, passed away February 15, 2015. She was born November 8, 1918 in Haysville, IN to the late John and Katherine Stamm Hemmerlein. Sara was the Salutatorian of her class at Jasper High School. She received a scholarship to Butler University where she studied business. Her first job was a secretarial position at the Indiana State Welfare Department, and she later worked at...
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Brigitte Hess

January 31, 1959 - February 14, 2015

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Patricia Ennis

September 12, 1946 - February 14, 2015

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Hugh Jacob Baker III

August 7, 1944 - February 14, 2015

Hugh J. Baker, III was born on August 7, 1944. A champion, cheerleader and crusader for Christ. On February 14, Saturday morning sitting with his men's Bible Study Fellowship Leaders, God took him Home. He exemplified servant leadership in every facet of his life, first to his God then to his family, and to all of his work. He began as Purchasing Manager for his Grandfather's steel business,...
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Ellen Louise Froeschner

February 23, 1944 - February 14, 2015

Ellen Louise Froeschner, 70, of Carmel, passed away February 14, 2015. She was born February 23, 1944 in St. Louis, MO, the daughter of the late Richard and Elsie (Herbold) Froeschner. Ellen held a Master's Degree in Early Childhood Education from Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa. She also served the US Army as a civilian computer programmer at the Pentagon in Washington DC and in...
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Teresa E. Walker

March 15, 1966 - February 13, 2015

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Asher Charles Buher

January 28, 2015 - February 13, 2015

Asher Charles Buher was born in Indianapolis on January 28, 2015 and was called home to be with the Lord on February 13, 2015. He is survived by his parents, Zac and Marti Buher; big brother, Landon Jarold Buher; maternal grandparents, Chuck and Linda McHargue; paternal grandparents, Dusty and Sue Ann Wood; great-grandmothers, Sandy Buher and Betty Rusch. Asher is also survived by several...
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Elizabeth "Liz" Ann Dwyer

April 17, 1981 - February 13, 2015

Elizabeth "Liz" A. Dwyer 33, of Indianapolis, IN passed away on February 13, 2015. "Liz" as she was affectionately called was born on April 17, 1981. She was a Registered Nurse at Eskenazi Hospital formerly known as Wishard, where she worked in the Burn Unit for 8 years. Liz enjoyed life to the fullest!! She was boisterous, brave, hilarious, adventurous, bright, tough, intelligent, caring,...
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William M. Bean, Sr

February 13, 1948 - February 13, 2015

Bill Bean 67 years old, of Greenfield, IN passed away on February 13, 2015 surrounded by his loving family. Bill was well known for his generous and giving spirit to all who knew him. He loved surrounding himself around family and friends and especially Benny Hoppes in the last few years of his life. Bill was the Co- Founder of Circle City Security Systems, Inc. for over 30 years. Bill Bean...
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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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Estill Barger, Jr.

September 9, 1931 - February 13, 2015

Estill Barger Jr. 83, of Indianapolis, IN was born on September 9, 1931 in Bulan, Kentucky of Indianapolis, IN, he passed on February 13, 2015. Estill was in the United States Air Force and earned the National Defense Service Medal. He retired from Muesing Oil Company with 32 years of service. He enjoyed helping others, his hands were gifted with the ability of making his house into a home. He...
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Thomas Elvin Campbell

October 19, 1929 - February 13, 2015

Thomas Elvin Campbell,85 of Indianapolis, IN passed away on February 13, 2015. He was born to the late Mitchell and Carrie Anna Campbell on October 19, 1929 in Indianapolis, IN. He was a retired Iron Worker for the International Association of Bridge, Structural, and Ornamental Iron Workers Local #22 in 1992. He is survived by his children; Teresa( Bob) Holland, Thomas E. Campbell, Jr, Tina Young...
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Alan S. Ellis

February 15, 1944 - February 12, 2015

Alan S. Ellis, 70 of McCordsville, passed away Thursday, February 12, 2015 in Ft Myers, FL. Alan was born February 15, 1944 In Philadelphia, PA to the late Myron and Freeda Ellis. He was a graduate of Wayne State University and served in the US Army. Alan is survived by his wife, Barbara; children, David S. (wife, Elaine) Ellis, Michael S. Ellis and Jessica L. Ellis-Calvert;...
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George R. White

January 1, 1923 - February 12, 2015

George R. White, 92 of Indianapolis, passed away on Thursday, February 12, 2015. He was a resident of Carmel for more than 30 years before moving to Robin Run, where he has been an active community resident the past 10 years. George was born January 1, 1923 in to the late George T. and Myrtle Reynolds White family in Chatham, VA. George was the first Eagle Scout from Chatham, VA. He was a 1942...
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Barbara Ellen Shropshire

March 19, 1947 - February 12, 2015

Barbara E. Shropshire 67, of Indianapolis died February 12, 2015. She was born March 19, 1947 in Indianapolis, Indiana to the late Fred and Cora B. (Ashley) Shropshire. Barbara retired from Eli Lilly & Co, after 30 years of administrative service. She enjoyed traveling and spending time with her family, but most of all she loved contributing and donating her time to various mission groups. ...
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Barbara A. Burford

October 30, 1934 - February 12, 2015

Barbara A. Burford, 80 of Indianapolis passed away on February 12, 2015. She had been suffering from complications of a seizure disorder and dementia for several years. She is survived by her husband, Gerard and their six children, Linda, Patty, Dave, Karen, Steve and Janet. She was blessed with 13 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. She is the oldest of eleven children and will sadly be...
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Patricia Joan Cosand

July 31, 1938 - February 11, 2015

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Jacqueline Jean Theyssen

August 12, 1932 - February 11, 2015

Jacqueline J. Theyssen, 82, of Indianapolis passed away February 11, 2015. She was born August 12, 1932 in Indianapolis to the late Charles Robert and Ida Edwards Mitchell. She is survived by her children Tony Theyssen, Linda (Ron) Hoaglan, Terry (Marsha) Theyssen, Donna (Ron) Sobecki, and Patricia Arvin; 16 grandchildren, and 19 great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she is...
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Diane Williams

September 27, 1946 - February 11, 2015

Diane ( Wilson) Williams was born on September 27, 1946 in Gary, IN to Ray & Minnie Mae Wilson. She is the second oldest of six children. After a valiant fight with numerous illnesses, she departed this life on February 11, 2015 in Indianapolis, IN Diane graduated from Gary Roosevelt High School, class of 1964. In 1966 she married Cleo Robertson Jr, and to this union they were blessed...
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Paul Morris

May 22, 1943 - February 10, 2015

Paul Lee Morris 71, of Indianapolis, died on February 10, 2015. Paul was born on May 22, 1943 to R-Ray and Dorothy Morgan Morris. He worked as a QMA for Central State Hospital and later LaRue Carter Medical Center. When he wasn't working he enjoyed spending time with his family. Paul is survived by his wife of 50 years, Donna Morris, son Dan Morris, daughter Tracy Morris and a grandson Josh...
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Natalie Dickson

January 11, 1928 - February 10, 2015

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Sharon Gdowski

January 11, 1947 - February 10, 2015

Sharon Marie Gdowski, 68 of Carmel, IN, passed away on Tuesday, February 10, 2015. Sharon was born January 11, 1947 in Ewing, NJ to the late William and Marilyn Johnson. Sharon has been a resident of Carmel since 1972 and was President of the Gdowski Real Estate Company. She was a member of the St. Vincent Hospital Guild and Mohawk Hills Ladies Golf Club. Private services are planned. ...
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Clara Barr

January 11, 1938 - February 10, 2015

Clara Barr 77, of Indianapolis, died on February 10, 2015. Clara was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on January 11, 1938 to Leslie and Geneva Baker. She was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother, who will be greatly missed. She was member of the Order of the Eastern Star Lynhurst Chapter #505. She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers Paul and Donald Baker. She is survived by...
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Blanche J. Prevedel Vawter Neal

July 29, 1924 - February 10, 2015

Blanche J. Prevedel Vawter Neal Blanche passed away peacefully on 10 February 2015 at the age of 90 years at Forest Creek Village, Indianapolis, Indiana. She suffered from Alzheimer's dementia. Blanche was born 29 July 1924 in Superior, Wyoming. Her father was Giuseppe (Joe) Prevedel, born in Brez, Travasara, Trentino, Austria (now Italy) 16 February 1893 and mother was Anna Avancini,...
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Betty L. King

August 27, 1932 - February 10, 2015

Betty L. King, 82, Indianapolis passed away Feb. 10, 2015 at her home. She was born August 27, 1932 in Anderson to Clyde and Anna Carpenter. Betty had worked over 30 years at American Art Clay. Betty is survived by her daughters, Anna Cox, Sylvia Conley, and Kathleen (Raymond) Turner; sons, Clyde King and Chap T. (Maria) King, II; 15 grandchildren; 27 great grandchildren and 9 great-great...
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Geraldine Barnes

December 3, 1936 - February 10, 2015

Geraldine Barnes 78, of Indianapolis, died on February 10, 2015. Geraldine was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on December 3, 1936 to Hansel and Anna Herring. She worked as a cashier for Kroger's for 22 years, retiring in 1999. Most of all she loved her family and was a wonderful, wife, mother and grandmother. She was also a long time, faithful member of the Speedway Christian Church. She was...
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David Lee "Dave" Patterson

November 20, 1936 - February 9, 2015

David Lee Patterson Went into the arms of his Lord and Savior on February 9, 2015. Dave was born on November 20, 1936 in Harrisburg, IL to Frank and Georgia (Atkins) Patterson, who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his step-father, Raymond Boatwright, and his wife of 42 years, Jean Rose (Keltner) Patterson. He is survived by his wife of 17 years, Cynthia (Howard)...
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Tony R. McKay

December 11, 1960 - February 9, 2015

Tony Ray McKay 54, of Indianapolis, left us to God's loving care on February 9, 2015. Tony was preceded in death by his father Clifford E. McKay, brother Ronny McKay, sisters Becky McKay, Tina McKay Schulz. He is survived by his wife Rhonda L. McKay, son Tony Ray McKay Jr, mother Barbara J. McKay, brothers Donny McKay, Tom McKay, and a sister Kathy McKay Neal. Tony leaves many beloved nieces,...
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Robert Spinks

October 26, 1930 - February 8, 2015

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Ellis Leon Wilson

October 28, 1929 - February 8, 2015

Ellis Leon Wilson, 85, of Zionsville, IN passed away Sunday, February 8, 2015. Born in Royalton, IN he attended Zionsville High School and served as president of the 1948 graduating class and attended Purdue University. He served in the United States Air Force as an electrician. He retired in 1987 as a Senior Quality Analyst and Review Representative for the Quality Assurance Department of...
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Dennis Wayne "Denny" Richardson

December 30, 1955 - February 8, 2015

Dennis Wayne Richardson (Denny to all who knew him), age 59, died at home on the 8th of February, 2015. He had been fighting a battle with cancer until the Lord called him home. Denny was born on December 30th, 1955 in Lebanon, IN to Stanley and Mary Richardson. He lived most of his life in the Indianapolis area, ultimately settling in the small town of Clermont where he lived for the past 17...
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Jemima Jane Edwards

January 8, 1924 - February 8, 2015

Jemima Jane Edwards January 8, 1924-February 8, 2015 Jemima Jane Edwards died February 8, 2015. She was born on January 8, 1924 to Juanita and Roy Fennimore in Elkhart, IN. and spent her young years in Summitville, IN. Married to William C. Edwards in 1950, they had four daughters, Carol Ann Farrington (Richard), Majorie Bartley (Ted), Kathryn Emma Heritier (Dennis), and Barbara Jane Hurtig ...
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Robert M Foster

June 18, 1926 - February 8, 2015

Robert M. Foster 88, of Indianapolis, passed away on February 8, 2015. Robert was an Army veteran of WW II. He was a General Electric commercial equipment franchise station owner. In 1965 he was the jury foreman for Indiana's most famous murder trial, that of the murder of Sylvia Likens. He is survived by his wife Carolyn A. Foster; children, Bobby Miles and Patricia Vise, sister Ruby...
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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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John "Grandpa" Heady, Jr.

December 11, 1949 - February 8, 2015

John "Grandpa" Heady, Jr., 65, of Indianapolis passed away Sunday, February 8, 2015. He was born December 11, 1949 in Council Bluffs, Iowa to the late John C. (Sr.) and Delorus Prather Heady. He was a veteran of the US Army, proudly serving his country during the Vietnam War. John is survived by his wife Linda; sons Jeff, Mike (Diana), and Chris; grandchildren CJ, Corbin, Lilly, Elijah, and...
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Paul F. Locke

December 6, 1923 - February 7, 2015

Paul F. Locke, 91, of Indianapolis passed away Saturday, February 7, 2015. He was born December 6, 1923 in Indianapolis to the late John and Julia Lewis Locke. Paul was a very kind, loving, and patriotic man. He worked for many years at Allison Transmission, and retired in 1986. Paul is survived by his brother Bob Locke, as well as a host of nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends – all...
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Juanita Ann (Granny) Ford

July 21, 1931 - February 6, 2015

Juanita Ann Ford (Granny) ,83, Coatesville passed away Feb.6, 2015 in Danville. She was born July 21, 1931 in Beech Grove to Fred and Edna (Snider) Gooch. She retired from Amex Coal. Juanita will miss being at her farm, she enjoyed watching her hummingbirds and visiting casinos with family and friends. Juanita is survived by her sons, Dennis Strange, Sr., Robert Strange and David Brock;...
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Jonnie Adams

January 21, 1926 - February 6, 2015

Jonnie "Nana" Adams 89 years old, of Greenwood, IN passed away on February 6, 2015 surrounded by her loving family. Jonnie was known for her generous spirit to all who knew her. She loved surrounding herself around family and friends, while enjoying the Indiana Pacer game, Indianapolis Colts, or spending time in her garden. She is Survived by her loving daughter, Cindy Knipe (John); son,...
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Wendell H. Smith

October 30, 1940 - February 6, 2015

Wendell H. Smith 74, of Noblesville, Indiana, passed away on February 6, 2015. Wendell was retired from General Motors. He was an Army Veteran and a member of Lakeview Wesleyan Church. He was preceded in death by his son, Matthew Smith and sister, Pauline Huber. He is survived by his wife, Barbara Smith; children, Ellen (Bob) Watson, Alice (Michael) Curler and Kenneth (Michelle) Smith,...
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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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James K. Nickell

February 19, 1936 - February 5, 2015

James K. Nickell 78, of Indianapolis, IN passed away February 5, 2015. He was born on February 19, 1936 in Indianapolis, IN. James was an Indianapolis firefighter and retired after 31 years of service. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Patricia "Pat", children; Michael (Stacia) Nickell, Michelle (Kelly) Little, Dawn (Richard) Burkhardt, Keith (Tammy) Nickell, 13 grandchildren; Michael,...
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Gladysmae C. Good

May 25, 1922 - February 5, 2015

Gladysmae Good, daughter of Norman and Gladys Cissna was born in Huntingburg, Indiana in 1922 but lived in Indianapolis most of her life. She died in Houston, Texas on February 5, 2015 at the age of 92. Gladysmae, blessed with both great intelligence and fierce determination, had a lifetime of achievements and an undying love of teaching. She graduated with honors from Shortridge High School in...
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