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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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Roy Allen Fahrbach

May 28, 1934 - August 28, 2015

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Clark John Carroll

April 6, 1958 - August 28, 2015

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Robert M. Post

August 7, 1927 - August 28, 2015

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Robert A. Collins

December 19, 1928 - August 28, 2015

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Angela C. Wyant

June 15, 1941 - August 27, 2015

Angela C. Wyant, 74 of Carmel, passed away Thursday, August 27, 2015. Angela was born June 15, 1941 in Wheelersburg, OH to the late Howard J. and Gertrude Turner. She was the manager of Linens First in Carmel, until it closed in 1996. Angela was a member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church and was an avid gardener. A funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 am Monday, August 31 at Our...
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Joseph E. Lucas

September 1, 1942 - August 27, 2015

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Eleanor A. Lewis

April 4, 1937 - August 27, 2015

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Ronald J. Arvin

June 2, 1939 - August 27, 2015

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Skylar Grace Fabrisk

August 25, 2015 - August 26, 2015

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Isabella Lauren Bobay

August 19, 2015 - August 26, 2015

Isabella Lauren Bobay Infant daughter of Jason M. and Laura (Nietch) Bobay passed away on Wednesday, August 26, 2015. Isabella was born in Indianapolis on August 19, 2015 to her loving parents and older siblings, Tommy and Tori Bobay. She was born a fighter and truly inspired so many in the short time she was here with us. In addition to her parents and siblings, Isabella will be lovingly...
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Jenile Gilbreath

March 27, 1940 - August 25, 2015

In loving memory as we announce the passing of our wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She leaves behind her greatest joys: Husband Jim Gilbreath of 55 years, Daughters: Amy (Scot) Ricker of Indianapolis, Kelly (Dave) Barrett of Carmel, Grandchildren: Molly Ricker of Dallas, TX, Katie Barrett, Max Ricker and Jake Barrett of Indianapolis, IN. She loved her family and Lord more than anything. She...
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John Franklin Hay, Sr.

November 19, 1934 - August 25, 2015

John Franklin Hay, Sr., 80, of Indianapolis and New Smyrna Beach, Florida, passed away on August 25 after a long battle with cancer. Visitation will be Friday, August 28, 5:00 to 8:00 pm at Flanner and Buchanan - Speedway, 2950 N. High School Rd. and on Saturday, August 29, 11 am to 12 pm at Southport Church of the Nazarene, 920 E. Southport Rd. A memorial service is planned for Saturday, August...
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Kathleen M. "Katie" Newman

May 17, 1925 - August 25, 2015

Kathleen M. "Katie" Newman 90, of Greenfield, passed away on August 25, 2015. She was born in Wheatland, Indiana on May 17, 1925. Katie graduated from Shelburn High School. On July 7, 1946, she married Herbert A. Newman, and they enjoyed 59 years together before his death in 2005. Katie was active in many organizations including Raper Commandry Knights Templar, Women in Construction, Ladies...
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Matthew C. Smith

June 5, 1988 - August 24, 2015

Matthew C. Smith 27, Carmel, passed away Tuesday, August 25, 2015. Matthew was born on June 5, 1988 in Anchorage, Alaska to parents, Charles E. and Leigh A. (Mullins) Smith and older sister Elizabeth Marie (Smith) Oatman. He graduated from Carmel High School, where he was a member of the drumline. Matthew went on to earn multiple degrees from Vincennes University and had worked in the...
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Guiyun Sun

September 2, 1962 - August 24, 2015

Guiyun Sun, 52, Carmel, passed away August 25, 2015. She was born September 2, 1962, Shenyang, China, the daughter of the late Guangqing Sun and Jiahua Qiu. She is survived by her husband of 29 years, Xing Jiang; and son, Xinhai Jiang. Services will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, August 29, 2015, at Flanner and Buchanan - Carmel, 325 East Carmel Drive. Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. until the...
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Mabel Maxine Fisher

January 1, 1939 - August 24, 2015

Mabel "Maxine" Fisher, 76, of Indianapolis, passed away on August 24, 2015. She was born on January 1, 1939, to the late Russell and Hazel Camp. A lifelong resident of Indianapolis, she was a dental assistant for her husband, the late Dr. Robert Fisher, helping him run the practice out of the family home until their retirement. She is preceded in death by her children, Connie Jo Johnson,...
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Clifford H. Blizzard

May 8, 1942 - August 24, 2015

Clifford H. Blizzard, 73, of Indianapolis, passed away August 24, 2015. He was born in Conran, Missouri the son of Seth and Mary (Garrison). He was a retired police officer from the Indianapolis Police Department, retiring in 1986. He was a US Army Veteran and a member of the FOP. Clifford is survived by his wife of 52 years, Geraldine (Adams) Blizzard; Son, Clifford W. Blizzard (Jeannie),...
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Phyllis J. Wiesen

November 10, 1930 - August 23, 2015

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James H. Bowman

January 6, 1924 - August 23, 2015

James Harold Bowman, 91, Indianapolis, passed away August 23, 2015 at Marquette Manor in Indianapolis. Mr. Bowman was born in Crawfordsville, IN on January 6, 1924 to Walter O. and Bettie L. Bowman. James served in the Army Air Corps in World War II, before going on to earn his Bachelor's degree from Rose Poly (Rose Hulman). He spent many years working for Indiana Bell as an engineer, before...
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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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Catherine "Kay" Lake

September 1, 1925 - August 23, 2015

Catherine "Kay" Lake, 89, Carmel, passed away Sunday, August 23, 2015. She was born September 1, 1925, in Chicago, IL, the daughter of the late Walter and Ruth (Welch) Karvatt. She married Lelyn Deane Lake, who preceded her in passing in 1967. Kay was a graduate of Purdue University School of Pharmacy and retired in 1991 as a hospital pharmacist from St. Vincent Hospital. She was a member...
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William O. "Dale" Andrews

July 28, 1945 - August 23, 2015

William O'Dell Andrews "Dale" 70, passed away on August 23, 2015. He was born in Covington Kentucky on July 28, 1945. Bill graduated from the University of Cincinnati and the Alexandria School of Scientific Therapeutics, Inc. He worked for the EOC in Indianapolis and the EPA in Ohio and Indiana. He was a counselor for the Delaware Youth Center and Lutherwood Child and Family Services. He...
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Frank V. Marsella

May 15, 1931 - August 22, 2015

Frank V. Marsella, 84, passed away on August 22, 2015. He was born to the late Jack P. and Ida (Fusaro) Marsella in Indianapolis, IN. Frank attended Cathedral and Shortridge High School. He graduated from Butler University in 1955 with a B.S. in Business. Frank was a retired executive in the Trucking Industry. He retired from the active U.S. Air Force Reserve as a Lt. Colonel. When his...
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Gurman Singh

March 13, 1956 - August 22, 2015

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Carole Freeman

August 3, 1940 - August 22, 2015

Carole Sue Freeman 75 years old, of Beech Grove, Indiana passed away on August 22, 2015, surrounded by her loving family. Carole was known for her spunk and quick sense of humor. She is survived by her devoted children, Kandie Dinger (John) and Kevin Kinder (Susan); grandchildren, Matt, Kellie, Kacie, Kaylee, Kolin, Cayla, Kory, and Konner; great grandchildren, Jack, Joseph, James, Liam...
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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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Gary Henry Kling

July 3, 1933 - August 21, 2015

Gary Henry Kling, 82, passed away suddenly on August 21, 2015 while visiting family in New Lisbon, Wisconsin. Born July 3, 1933 in Whitehall, WI to Hilbert and Gladys (Hanson) Kling, he spent his school years in Wisconsin. He graduated in Civil Engineering from UW Madison in 1955. He married his college sweetheart, Doris Zechel on June 18, 1955, recently celebrating 60 years together. They...
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Vera Williams

October 17, 1932 - August 21, 2015

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Elizabeth M. (Baker) Evans

May 19, 1922 - August 21, 2015

Lady Elizabeth M. (Baker) Evans 93, of Indianapolis, passed away on August 21, 2015. She was a retired nurse having worked at Methodist Hospital and Roudebush VA Medical Center. She was a member of St. Rita Catholic Church, Black Nurses Association and the Ladies Auxiliary Knights of St. Peter Claver. She was preceded in death by her husband, Command Sergeant Major James E. Evans Jr. and sons...
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Jerry Devon Wetherald

February 26, 1936 - August 21, 2015

Jerry Devon Wetherald, 79, passed away on Friday, August 21, 2015. He was born in Thorntown, IN to the late Lawrence and Eva Wetherald. Jerry retired from Ford Motor Company after 47 ½ years, and was a volunteer Fire Fighter for 27 ½ years. He received many service awards during his careers. Surviving to cherish his memory is his wife, Elizabeth Ann Wetherald, and his many loving...
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Thomas M. Bayer

October 13, 1929 - August 20, 2015

Thomas Max Bayer 85, Indianapolis, formerly of Brazil, IN passed away on August 20, 2015. He was born in Harmony, IN on October 13, 1929. Tom was a proud U.S. Army veteran. He is preceded in death by his parents, 12 siblings and wife, Wilma (Young) Bayer. Tom is survived by his daughters, Rebekah (Charlton) Warmoth, Kathy (Ron) Baldonado, Vicki (Curt) Jonson, 15 grandchildren and 15 great-...
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Philip Arthur Voorhees

December 28, 1969 - August 20, 2015

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Stephan S. Oechsle

July 25, 1996 - August 20, 2015

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Norma Jean Hurt

October 21, 1948 - August 19, 2015

MS. NORMA JEAN "WEE WEE" HURT was born October 21, 1948 in Indianapolis, Indiana. She was the daughter of William 'Bane' Hurt and Marjorie Lee Goodall. She attended Crispus Attucks High School, where she graduated from. NORMA was employed by Fort Benjamin Harrison and General Motors Corporation for a total of 31 years. 1 year at Chevrolet and retiring from Allison Transmission, where she...
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Carl Ford

November 23, 1950 - August 19, 2015

Carl Ford, 64, Indianapolis has passed away unexpectedly August 19, 2015. He was born November 23, 1950 in Jellico TN to Ed and Wilma (Lawson) Ford. Carl had worked at UTC Carrier for 47 years. He enjoyed Bingo, fishing and being with family and friends. He was "Built Ford Tough". Carl is survived by his wife, Sandra Whaley-Ford; daughters, Tammy Ford and Michelle (Shannon) Ford-Surber; 6...
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Norma Hurt

October 21, 1948 - August 19, 2015

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Geraldine T. Donnelly

June 24, 1931 - August 19, 2015

Geraldine Donnelly 84, of Indpls., passed away on August 19, 2015. She was preceded in death by her husband, Phil Donnelly. She is survived by her daughter, Debra Donnelly; granddaughter, Sara Maldonado; great-grandchildren, Joslyn Perez, Aliyah Maldonado, Karla Maldonado and Carlos Maldonado and nephews, Dennis Terry and Jerry (Pat) Terry. Graveside services will be held on August 25, 2015...
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Paula Jean (Utterback) Jones

February 22, 1955 - August 19, 2015

Paula Jean Jones (Utterback) passed away surrounded by her family on August 19th, 2015 at the age of 60. Paula is survived by her loving partner of thirty-five years, Linda K. Stevens; her mother, Theresa Biddinger Utterback, her daughter Courtney Jones-Hunt, Son-in-Law, Paul Hunt; her son Joshua Jones, and his loving partner, Rachael Rea; her sister Patrica (Maxon) Rohlman , Brother-in-Law...
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Wilbur Anderson

January 7, 1921 - August 19, 2015

Wilbur Ford Anderson Jr., 94, Noblesville, Indiana passed away peacefully August 19, 2015, at home with his family by his side. He was born January 7, 1921 in Brownstown, Indiana to Wilbur Franklin Anderson and Nellie (Boswell) Anderson. He was the 3rd oldest of nine brothers and sisters, Ronald, Gayle, Karl, Mary, Jerry, Clara Ann, Nelda and Jon. He lived much of his early life...
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Taylor L. Childs

July 5, 1995 - August 18, 2015

Taylor L. Childs Our beloved daughter passed away on August 18, 2015. She was born on July 5, 1995 in Maryland. Taylor is survived by her parents: Paul and Bonnie, brother, Trace, sister, Samantha (David) and grandmother, Donna Corliss. Taylor will forever be loved and missed. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, August 22, 2015 at Flanner and Buchanan – Memorial Park, 9350 E....
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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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Thomas Josivoff

July 12, 1930 - August 18, 2015

Thomas "Tom" Josivoff, 85, Carmel, passed away peacefully on August 18, 2015. He was born in Gary, Indiana to the late John and Margaret (Tokash) Josivoff. Tom graduated from Gary Emerson High School, and Purdue University, where he earned a BS in Mechanical Engineering and an MS in Industrial Engineering. While at Purdue, he was a member of Sigma Nu fraternity. Tom served in the US Army...
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Tamara Wallpe

August 18, 2015

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Therese Louise Swinehart

March 29, 1962 - August 17, 2015

Therese Louise Swinehart 53 of Indianapolis, beloved daughter, sister, aunt and friend died August 17, 2015. Therese was born on March 29, 1962 in Indianapolis to Jerry Dean and Marlene Ann (Lossin) Swinehart. She graduated Manual High School class of 1980 and IU Bloomington in 1984 with her BA in Journalism. Therese was a member of Good Shepherd Catholic Church and she worked as an...
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Mary M Sprout

July 13, 1932 - August 17, 2015

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Jennings Edward "Ed" Martin

September 19, 1936 - August 17, 2015

Jennings Edward "Ed" Martin, 78 of Indianapolis, passed away on Monday, August 17, 2015. He was born on September 19, 1936 in Albright, West Virginia to Jennings King and Berenice Ardalla (Sheets) Martin. Ed worked for Citizens Gas, retiring in 1993. He was also an auctioneer in the Indianapolis area for 40 years. Ed is survived by his wife of 20 years, Debbie (Hodson) Martin; children, Terry...
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Kathleen Louise "Kathy" Walters

March 28, 1962 - August 17, 2015

Kathy Whelan Walters, 53, of Indianapolis, died at 1:00 pm on Monday August 17th, 2015 at St. Vincent Seton Specialty Hospital surrounded by her close family members. She was born March 28th, 1962 in Peoria, IL. She attended Bergan High School. She later gradated from Purdue University School of Nursing in West Lafayette, IN with a RN/BSN degree. She married John Walters on August 3rd, 1985...
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Hugh "Patrick" Steele

August 8, 1931 - August 17, 2015

Hugh Patrick Steele, 84, Indianapolis, passed away August 17, 2015. He was born August 8, 1931, in Bedford, the son of the late Hugh Leyden and Elta Lee (Whaley) Steele. Patrick received his bachelor's degree from Indiana University. He served two years in the United States Army in the Korean War. He retired in 1982 from the Secret Service. He is survived by his two children, Brent...
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Elleane Faubion

June 16, 1928 - August 17, 2015

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Lucius McCurine

February 18, 1959 - August 17, 2015

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John H. "Jack" Woodworth

October 12, 1930 - August 17, 2015

John H. (Jack) Woodworth, born October 12, 1930 in New York, New York, passed peacefully on August 17, 2015. He loved telling stories of his worldwide travel during his time as a Second Class Machinist in the Navy. After the Navy he spent 37 years working for General Electric. He began his career at GE as an appliance repairman and worked his way up through the company, ultimately retiring as an...
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Ralph D. DeVillez

November 20, 1939 - August 16, 2015

Ralph D. DeVillez 75, of Indianapolis, passed away Aug. 16, 2015, surrounded by family. Ralph was born Nov. 20, 1939 in Evansville Indiana to Robert Leonard DeVillez and Elsie(Hasenmyer) DeVillez. Ralph was a marine, a draftsman and a salesman. He retired in 2005. Calling will be on Thurs. Aug. 20, from 4 to 8 pm at Flanner and Buchanan – Washington Park North. Additional calling will be on...
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Paul A. Schroers

July 28, 1943 - August 16, 2015

Paul A. Schroers, 72, Indianapolis passed away August 16, 2015. He was born July 28, 1943 in St. Louis, MO to Timothy D. and Martha (Iteski) Schroers. Paul had worked at over 25 years for Motorola in executive sales. His favorite activities were outside grilling, gardening and he loved his dogs very much. Paul is survived by his wife, Brenda; children, Shawna Schroers, Mike Gross and Lisa...
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June Persell

June 14, 1934 - August 16, 2015

June R. Persell 81, of Indianapolis died August 16, 2015. Visitation – Wednesday 4-8pm at Flanner and Buchanan- Floral Park. Services - Thursday at 11am in the funeral center. Burial - Floral Park Cemetery. She was preceded in death by a son Ricky Stinson. She is survived by her daughter Cheryl Meyer, son Jay Stinson, brothers Ron Derringer, Jack Cruppenick, 11 grandchildren and 27 great...
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Patricia Anne Cook

May 21, 1927 - August 16, 2015

Dr. Patricia (Parker) Cook, 88, of Indianapolis, passed away on August 16, 2015. She was an author and Professor Emeritus at the University of Indianapolis, and founder of the Miriam Bender Learning Center. Dr. Cook received her B.A. at Marian College, her M.S. from Butler University and her Ph.D. in 1973 from Purdue University. She was recognized as the Indianapolis Star's Woman of the Year...
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Larry D. Miller

February 28, 1937 - August 16, 2015

Larry Dean Miller, 78, of Warren Township was born February 28, 1937 and died August 16, 2015. A time to visit with family and friends will be held Friday, August 21, 2015 from 5:00 to 9:00 PM and from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM Saturday at St. John United Church of Christ. A celebration of Larry's life will be held 12:00 PM Saturday, August 22, 2015 at St. John United Church of Christ, 11000 E....
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Sharon Ball

August 16, 2015

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Marietta K. (Asher) Christ

October 3, 1940 - August 15, 2015

Marietta (Asher) Christ 74, of Lawrence, passed away August 15, 2015. She was born October 3, 1940 in Lawrence, IN to the late Chalmer and Geraldine (Asbury) Waddy. Marietta graduated from Lawrence Central H.S., class of 1959. Marietta was a Homemaker, then belonging to the Biz-Z-B Homemakers club for over 50 years. She also belonged to Common Threads Club, Quilt Club, County Homemakers and the...
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Rose Stephens

July 14, 1929 - August 15, 2015

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Jeyaraj Devadoss

April 27, 1966 - August 15, 2015

Jeyaraj Devadoss was born to the late J.William Devadoss and Doris Devadoss in Madras, India as the second of their four children on April 27, 1966. He passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday, August 15, 2015. He graduated from high school at St. George's School, and graduated with an Engineering degree from Bharati Vidyapeeth University at Pune. He worked in Madras, Hyderabad, and...
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Barbara Bowers

May 13, 1948 - August 15, 2015

Barbara Jean (Davis) Bowers, 67 May 13, 1948-Aug. 15, 2015 Barbara Jean (Davis) Bowers of Indianapolis, Indiana passed away, with family by her side, on August 15, 2015. Barbara was born on May 13, 1948 in Indianapolis, Indiana. That year also marked the Davis' move into their treasured home on 3rd street in Beech Grove where Barbara and her five siblings would grow up. She attended Holy Name...
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Alda Carol Bailey

October 15, 1920 - August 15, 2015

Alda Carol Bailey Alda Carol Bailey passed peacefully on August 15, 2015 surrounded by her family at the age of 94. She was born on October 15, 1920 to Myrtle Mae Castle and Martin Luther Cloud in Bellefontaine, Ohio. She married Artie Garnet Lawlis on June 21, 1942 and lived in Edinburgh, Indiana until his passing on January 18, 1947. Carol married Lawrence Allen Bailey on April 26, 1950...
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Edith Long

September 18, 1917 - August 14, 2015

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Jim Roe Basler

December 6, 1935 - August 14, 2015

Jim Roe Basler, 79, of Indianapolis, passed away Friday, August 14, 2015 at St. Vincent Hospital. Jim was born in Petros, Tennessee the son of Martin and Nora (Hatfield) Basler. He was a US Navy Veteran and was retired from Richardson Rubber Company where he was a supervisor for many years. He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Thelma Davis and brother, John Basler Jim is survived...
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Cecelia C. Tovson

October 30, 1923 - August 14, 2015

Cecelia C. Tovson 91, Indianapolis, passed away August 14, 2015. Cecelia was born in Brooklyn, New York on October 30, 1923 to the late Joseph L. and Catherine (McCarthy) O'Neill. Cecelia is survived by her husband, Orrin S. Tovson; children: Richard Tovson, Joanne Drew (Chris), David Tovson (Kathy), and Jeanette Schriner (Don); 10 grandchildren: Richard (Anne), Caitlin, Colleen, Sean ...
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Robert "Bob" Veenstra

May 15, 1943 - August 13, 2015

Robert L. (Bob) Veenstra, 72, of Zionsville, Indiana, went to be with his Lord and Savior on August 13, 2015. Bob was born in Detroit, Michigan, on May 15, 1943, to Roy and Sue Veenstra. He received master's degrees in math and electrical engineering from the University of Michigan and a law degree from the Detroit College of Law. Bob used his engineering and legal training and his superb...
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Keith Eugene Schenck

April 12, 1940 - August 13, 2015

Keith E. Schenck, 75 of Noblesville, passed away Thursday, August 13, 2015. Keith was born April 12, 1940 in Waynetown, IN to the late Willis and Wilma Schenck. He was a graduate of Purdue University and was a veteran of the US Army National Guard. Keith was a farmer in Waynetown, retiring in 1992. Keith's passion for life, love and care of friends and family will be celebrated at 1:00 pm...
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Garnette E. Porter

July 1, 1939 - August 13, 2015

Garnette E. Porter 76, passed away Aug. 13, 2015. Garnette was born July 1, 1939 in Erie, PA to the late Robert and Mildred Kauffman. She retired from AUI/Urology of Indiana after 27 years of service and headed south to enjoy retirement on Dataw Island with her husband, in 2005. She always looked forward to Bible study groups with her friends in South Carolina. She played bridge, enjoyed...
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Lawrence Becker

May 16, 1943 - August 13, 2015

Lawrence Joseph Becker, 72, of Indianapolis, passed away on Thursday, August 13, 2015. He was born on May 16, 1943 in Florence, KY as one of 11 children to Alfred O. and Marianna (Bernstein) Becker. Lawrence was an honorably discharged veteran of the U.S. Navy and worked as an Aircraft Engine Inspector for Allison General Motors and Rolls Royce from 1979-2010. He attended St. Christopher...
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Tina Moore

July 29, 1960 - August 12, 2015

Tina M. Moore, 55, of Indianapolis passed away August 13, 2015. She is the daughter of Howard McClard and Virginia Kathleen (Sircy) McClard. She was a graduate of Warren Central High School and The House of James Beauty School. She was a Beautician at The Cutting Edge Beauty Salon and was a very active volunteer at American Legion Post 495. She was a gentle, kind woman, who brought joy to her...
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Danny Sankowsky

June 11, 1962 - August 12, 2015

Danny Sankowsky, 53, of Fortville passed away on August 12, 2015. He was born June 11, 1962 in Hammond, Indiana to Peter and Florence Sankowsky. Danny loved fishing, dogs and was a life-long Colts fan. He was a grill master, known for his hamburgers. His greatest love was his family. He treasured time with his kids and was known as "Pop" to all of the neighborhood kids. He is preceded in...
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Craig L. Stewart

July 12, 1950 - August 12, 2015

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Marie "Elaine" (Swift) Ash

March 25, 1942 - August 12, 2015

Marie "Elaine" (Swift) Ash 73, Indianapolis, passed away August 12, 2015. Elaine was born in Baltimore, MD on March 25, 1942 to parents, Thomas Jerome and Grace Elizabeth (Beyer) Swift. She worked as a Real Estate Developer. Elaine was preceded in death by her husband, Richard "Dick" and brother, Kenny. Survivors include her children: Mike (Liz), Michele (Scott) and Elaina (Tracy);...
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Matthew H. Gates

November 3, 1920 - August 11, 2015

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Laura Turner

July 11, 1928 - August 11, 2015

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Hubert R. Sullivan

April 28, 1927 - August 10, 2015

Hubert R. Sullivan 88, Greenwood, died August 10, 2015. He was born April 28, 1927 in Thompkinsville, KY. He is survived by his wife Jacqueline (Fields) Sullivan, his children Michael Sullivan, Kathleen Waldrup, Jacquelyne Magna, Betty Hutson, David Sullivan, Deenna Estep, Sally Berry, Jerry Sullivan, Elizabeth Smith, brothers Paul, Billy, John, Roy Lee Sullivan, 27 grandchildren and many great...
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E. Pauline Linville

April 2, 1933 - August 10, 2015

E. Pauline Linville 82, of Avon died August 10, 2015. Pauline was born on April 2, 1933 in Indianapolis, Indiana to the late Elmer and Wilma (Watson) Wise. She worked as a machine operator for many years at Dual Machine, retiring in 1998. Pauline loved playing practical jokes on her family and friends. Her fun loving spirit will be greatly missed. She was also a huge NASCAR fan and Dale...
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Randel Lee Bond

January 11, 1947 - August 10, 2015

Randy Lee Bond, 68 of Westfield, passed away Monday, August 10, 2015 at his home. Randy was born January 11, 1947 in Lebanon to the late John E. and Nancia Bond. He was a veteran of the US Air Force, and was a member of the Westfield American Legion. Randy worked as an inspector for Ford Motor Company and retired in 2006. Memorial services will be at 3:00 pm on Friday, August 21 at Flanner...
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Fred Lee Hudson

May 14, 1942 - August 9, 2015

Fred L. Hudson, 73, of Indianapolis was born May 14, 1942 and died on August 9, 2015. He was born in Corbin, Kentucky to Arnold and Catherine Hudson, who precede him in death. He retired from Standard Register Company as a Sales Rep after 38 years of service. He also drove school bus for Lawrence Township Schools for 11 years. He loved sports, and coached kid's football and baseball teams. He...
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Alberta H. Robinson

May 3, 1926 - August 9, 2015

Alberta Hardiman Robinson, 89, passed into eternal life on Sunday, August 9, 2015. Born on May 3, 1926, she was a lifelong educator, community leader, and charter member of the Fort Wayne chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. She loved her role as the matriarch of her family. Before her career as a teacher she served as 1st Lieutenant in the United States Army and was discharged with...
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Edmund "Ed" L. Tyner

October 4, 1928 - August 9, 2015

Edmund L. Tyner, 86, Indianapolis, entered eternal life on August 9, 2015. He was married 36 years to his high school sweetheart, Ruth Wanda Miller, with whom he raised three children. She passed away in 1984. In 1986, he married Elnetta M. Bodine, who died in 2014. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II, 82nd Airborne in Germany, wherein he received the Victory Medal. Ed was retired from...
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Allan Horne

November 1, 1946 - August 9, 2015

On August 9, 2015 our Heavenly Father sovereignly reached down and carried his son Allan Reynolds Horne home. Allan "Al" was born unto the arms of James Maxwell and Betty Rae Horne on November 1, 1946. Allan shared these amazing parents with Jim, John Richard, Tom, Bill, Becky, Sam, Betsey, Kathy, Michael, Lisa, and Lynne. As Allan grew into a handsome young man, he was smitten by a long legged,...
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Mary Ann Hartz

December 15, 1943 - August 8, 2015

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George Anthony Mehok

December 16, 1951 - August 8, 2015

George A Mehok 63, passed away on August 8, 2015. George was born on December 16, 1951 to the late George and Virginia Mehok in Gary, Indiana. He graduated from Andrean High school and Saint Joseph's College. George was in management (IT) and was extremely dedicated to his workers. He was a sports fanatic and enjoyed watching and cheering on Notre Dame, the Chicago Bears and the Indianapolis...
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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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Stephan Howard Aldridge

August 11, 1939 - August 8, 2015

Stephan H. Aldridge of Bargersville, IN passed away on Saturday August 8th at the age of 75. Steve is predeceased by Father, Joseph H. Aldridge; Mother, Mary Margaret Aldridge and Sister Patricia Smith Steve is survived by his loving wife Mary Aldridge of 29 years. Steve is lovingly remembered by Son Doug (Roz), Daughters Debi Ridenour (Danny), Tammy Fish, Terry Berry (James) and Tina...
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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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Alfred "Al" Haboush

November 4, 1932 - August 8, 2015

Alfred "Al" A. Haboush 82, of Indianapolis, IN passed away on August 8, 2015. He was born to the late Louis and Anna Haboush. Al graduated from Arsenal Technical High School in 1950. Al worked in his parents' grocery store growing up. Early in life he worked for the Indianapolis Star and News and worked as a contract administrator at Ft. Benjamin Harrison and as an Assistant Deputy Director...
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Douglas Deese

December 26, 1947 - August 8, 2015

Douglas Heath Deese, 67, of Indianapolis, passed away on Saturday, August 8, 2015. He was born on December 26, 1947 in Milton, FL to Thermon Heath and Ruby Lee (Spicer) Deese. Doug was a 1970 graduate of the University of Florida and worked as a Senior Engineer of Substation Design for Wabash Valley Power, retiring in March of this year after 23 years of service. He was a longtime member of...
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Mary Kay Whitcomb

July 16, 1922 - August 8, 2015

Mary Kay Whitcomb, 93 of Carmel, passed away August 8th, 2015. She was born July 16, 1922 in Jonesville, IN to the late William and Fern Brocker. Kay grew up in Seymour, IN. After graduating high school, she moved to Indianapolis to attend secretarial school. Upon graduation, Kay married Thomas Gardener Whitcomb of Seymour, IN on Valentine's Day 1943. She then began her working career at...
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Brenda Nelean Edwards

December 22, 1950 - August 8, 2015

Brenda Nelean Edwards 64, of Greenwood passed away on Saturday, August 8, 2015, surrounded by her loving family. Brenda was known for her generous spirit and love for cooking to all who knew her. She is survived by her loving daughters, Davell Cooper (Keith Lewis), Bobbie Redden (Brad), and Sharon Edwards; grandchildren, Aron Taylor, J. R. Redden, Kaylynn Taylor, Brenna Redden, Kearston...
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Count Albert "C.A." Newsom

September 25, 1953 - August 7, 2015

Count Albert (C.A.) Newsom 61, Carmel, passed away at his home on August 7, 2015. C.A. was born in Columbus, IN on September 25, 1953 to the late, Count B. and Virginia E. (Murray) Newsom. He graduated from Indiana State University and currently worked as a Buyer for the Dorel Group. C.A. is survived by his partner, Kenn E. Williams and numerous other family and friends. A memorial...
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Tony L. Bradshaw

October 30, 1959 - August 7, 2015

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Walter Edwards

July 3, 1926 - August 7, 2015

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Walter Tabak

August 4, 1924 - August 7, 2015

Walter M. Tabak 91, of Indianapolis, passed away on August 7, 2015. Walter was a retired Communication Chief for the Associated Press. He was an Army veteran of WW II. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy M. Tabak. He is survived by his daughter Barb (Dennis) Burris; son, Ron (Gloria) Tabak; grandchildren, Travis (Amy) Tabak, Kristin (Zach) Eichel and Tyler (Ashley) McCreary; great...
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Lucille Williams

May 25, 1923 - August 7, 2015

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Allan G. Carlson

December 23, 1929 - August 7, 2015

Allan G. Carlson, 85, Carmel, passed away August 7, 2015. He was born December 23, 1929, in Chicago, IL, the son of Claes Birger and Thora Otelia (Johnson) Carlson. He married Mary Carolyn Steffen on July 4, 1962 in Indianapolis. Allan was a proud graduate of Purdue University, receiving his bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering in 1952. He then served in the United States Navy for...
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Mahlon E. Randolph

November 28, 1935 - August 7, 2015

Mahlon E. Randolph 79, of Indianapolis, passed away August 7, 2015. Mahlon was born November 28, 1935 to late John and Annie Mae (McElroy) Randolph in Meridian, MS. He was preceded in death by his brother, John A. Randolph. Mahlon retired from Edge Comb Metal Company, where he worked as a machinist. Mahlon enjoyed helping and caring for all. He was an amazing husband, father, brother, and a...
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Willie Lee Gaskins

May 2, 1938 - August 7, 2015

Willie Lee Gaskins, 77, Indianapolis passed away unexpectedly August 7, 2015. He was born May 2, 1938 in Russell Springs, KY son of Duey Lee Gaskins and Lucy O. (Ford) Hargett. Willie had retired with Local Teamsters as a mechanic for Motor Fleet and Lovelace. He enjoyed golf and fishing and taking the neighborhood kids to many events. Willie is survived by, children, Billy and Gary Gaskins,...
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Angelo Stefani

September 25, 1949 - August 6, 2015

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