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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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Bill Kanipe

May 22, 1933 - July 25, 2014

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Oscar Pufnagel

July 25, 2014

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Carl Seals, Jr

July 30, 1925 - July 24, 2014

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Kathrine Hardy

September 2, 1928 - July 24, 2014

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Rose Ella Adamson

January 5, 1949 - July 24, 2014

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Margaret J. "June" Moss

June 5, 1942 - July 24, 2014

Margaret J. "June" Moss 72 of Carmel, IN passed away July 21, 2014. She loved gardening, bird watching, was a true animal lover adoring her dogs, Nipper and Muffin, enjoyed camping, boating and cooking having a recipe for German Potatoes Salad that was out of this world. June was survived by her loving husband of 46 years, Tom, children, Jemmie Sue Stancil, Jennie Lue Berry, Tomi Elaina Kinnaird...
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Virginia "Ginny" Duncan

March 17, 1942 - July 24, 2014

Virginia "Ginny" Tappan Duncan 72, of Noblesville passed away July 24, 2014, surrounded by her family. Ginny was born March 17, 1942 in Woodstock, Illinois to Donald F. and Helen (Beck) Tappan who preceded her in death. She was a graduate of Woodstock Community High School, class of 1960, and received a degree in elementary education from Illinois Wesleyan University in 1964. She met her...
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Della Mattox

August 10, 1942 - July 23, 2014

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Sherrie Coulombe

July 23, 2014

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Beth A. Bowles

March 20, 1961 - July 23, 2014

Beth A. Bowles, 53, a lifelong resident of Indianapolis passed away July 23, 2014 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. She was born March 20, 1961 to Jerry and the late Delores Altom Eden. Beth was a 1979 graduate of T.C. Howe High School. She excelled at many jobs, including Farm Bureau, Marbaugh, the Children's Museum, and the Indianapolis Department of Public Safety. Above all of...
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Erva F. Webb

January 23, 1926 - July 22, 2014

Erva Fay (Knox) Webb, 88, of Plainfield, Indiana, passed away peacefully on July 22, 2014, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on January 23, 1926 to the late Nellie and Edward Knox and was married for over 60 years to her beloved late husband Harry Charles Webb. Erva was a member of Westside Apostolic Church. She helped build her husband's business, Max Haas...
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Barbara Ann Duncan

September 25, 1948 - July 22, 2014

Barbara Ann Duncan 65, Indianapolis, died July 22, 2014. Services: 10 a.m. July 26 in Traders Point Christian Church, with visitation from 4 to 8 p.m. July 25 and one hour prior to service. Arrangements: Flanner and Buchanan - Zionsville . You are invited to go to the Guest Book page to pass along your personal message or tell a story. Sincerely, -Your friends at Flanner and Buchanan
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Sally Anne Lufkin

August 21, 1946 - July 22, 2014

Sally Anne Lufkin, 67, of Indianapolis and Evanston, IL was born August 21, 1946 and passed away July 22, 2014. She was preceded in death by her parents George and Doris Lufkin, and her sister Susan Lufkin. Surviving to cherish her memory are her brothers John and Larry Lufkin. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Susan G. Komen for the Cure.
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John R. Condon II

July 21, 2014

JOHN RICHARD CONDON, II John R Condon, 60, Greencastle, Lt Col US Air Force (retired) died, Monday, July 21, 2014. John was born December 25, 1953 in Indianapolis, IN, oldest son of ten children born to John R and Rose Ellen (Lowe) Condon, both deceased. In 1972 he married Ronda L Christy, she survives. He was a 1971 graduate of Cardinal Ritter HS, holds a BS in Social Sciences...
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Judith Morgan

March 25, 1947 - July 21, 2014

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Geneva J. Durham

January 15, 1921 - July 21, 2014

Geneva Jane Wilkins Durham was born on January 15, 1921, in Indianapolis and went to be with our Lord on Monday, July 21,2014 in Indianapolis, IN. Geneva was the daughter of Elmer Arthur Wilkins and Edna Mae B. Poindexter Wilkins. She graduated from Arsenal Tech H.S. in 1939. On March 28, 1941 she married Raymond Charles Durham in Indianapolis, IN. They made their home in Indianapolis, Indiana....
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John E. Richey

September 17, 1945 - July 21, 2014

John E. Richey, 68, Indianapolis passed away July 21, 2014 at St. Vincent Hospital. He was born September 17, 1945 in Indianapolis son of Robert and Georgetta (Tolin) Richey. John had worked at Noble Industries and Goodwill and enjoyed the people. He was a big "Elvis" fan and had visited Memphis with family. St. Vincent New Hope was a big part of John's life and support and the family would...
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Robert Grummere

July 20, 2014

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Dorothy M. Powell

June 19, 1919 - July 20, 2014

Dorothy M. Powell, 95, of Indianapolis, passed away on July 20, 2014. She was born June 19, 1919 in Cass County, Indiana to the late Ralph and Madys (Moore) Curts. In 1946 she married George A. Powell, he preceded her in death on April 30, 1957. Mrs. Powell owned and operated her own beauty shop in Thornton, IN from 1940 to 1946. She was a homemaker for many years and then worked for AT&T...
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John Fisher

February 6, 1921 - July 20, 2014

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Portia Peel

July 9, 1918 - July 20, 2014

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Robert Gordon Graham

March 4, 1940 - July 20, 2014

Robert Gordon Graham, 74, Carmel, IN lost his courageous four month battle with cancer surrounded by his loving family on July 20, 2014. He is survived by his devoted wife of almost 50 years, Patricia Greaney Graham, and cherished sons: Michael Thomas Graham, Indianapolis, and Scott Patrick Graham, Ellicott City, MD, his wife Nancy, and their sons Jackson and Mason. He was preceded in death by...
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Florence Corbin

March 10, 1937 - July 20, 2014

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Lavonne Jean Ross

January 6, 1932 - July 20, 2014

Lavonne Jean Ross, 82, Indianapolis, passed away July 20, 2014. She was born on January 6, 1932 in Indianapolis. Lavonne was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her son, Sam, two sisters, Helen and Edna, and a brother, James. Lavonne is survived by her children, John Wayne, Larry, Stevie, Tommy, Gary, Jerry, Mark, Phillip, and Sandra; her siblings, Danny, Ronnie, Shirley, and Mary; and many...
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Paul "Mike" Commiskey, Jr.

February 27, 1955 - July 19, 2014

Paul Michael "Mike" Commiskey Jr., 59, left this earth to be with the Lord on July 20, 2014, he was born on February 27, 1955 the first born to Paul and Janet Commiskey. Mike as he was always called, went to Sacred Heart and St. Matthew Grade School, North Central High School, and later attended Indiana University. Mike was a very diversified person and held many jobs throughout his life...
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Joan Marie Homrighausen

November 1, 1929 - July 19, 2014

Joan Marie (Kane) Homrighausen died on Saturday, July 19 at St. Vincent Carmel Hospital. Joan was born in New York City on November 1. 1929 to John and Elizabeth (McGowan) Kane. She was preceded in death by her parents and her 4 siblings: Florence, Margaret, Rose Mildred and John. Joan spent her childhood in NYC. As the youngest child with four older siblings, throughout her childhood...
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Jack G. Berry

September 3, 1929 - July 18, 2014

Jack G. Berry 84, of Carmel, IN, passed away on July 18, 2014 in Carmel. Jack was a retired teacher for North Central High School. He was a member of Hope Church and was a former basketball coach for Monroe City High School. He was also the founder of Jesus is the Answer Prison Ministry. He is survived by wife, Sue (Sanders) Berry; children, Chet (Marchelle) Berry and Jan Berry;...
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Ralph Gordon Bee

June 13, 1928 - July 18, 2014

Ralph Gordon "Bud" Bee, 86, of Indianapolis a First Responder, Fire Fighter, Police Officer, Navy Veteran, passed away July 18, 2014 at 10:00 pm. He served his community in many capacities, but his love was the Fire Department and First Responder. Ralph was born on June 13, 1928 in Gully Mills West VA to Bernard and Anna (Bowers) Bee. Ralph graduated from George Washington High School and...
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Kimberly M. (Balderson) Mann

August 24, 1956 - July 18, 2014

Kimberly Marie (Balderson) Mann 57, of New Palestine, Indiana passed away on July 18, 2014 at IU Simon Cancer Center surrounded by her loving family. Kimberly was born on August 24, 1956 in Indianapolis, Indiana to Robert and Betty Balderson. She was a nurse practitioner, specializing in the OB/GYN labor and delivery department at Eskinazi Hospital formerly called Wishard for 24 years. The...
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Virginia Louise Barrow

June 7, 1933 - July 18, 2014

Virginia (Ginny) L. Barrow, 81, was born to Evelyn Virginia (Stoll) Williams and David Forest Williams in Marion, Indiana. She married her high school sweet heart, Richard W. Barrow in 1953. Ginny was a dedicated mother, kindly friend, and devoted helpmate to her husband. After receiving her degree in education from Indiana State University, she first taught at Alquina High School in...
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Chong Hon Yi

March 16, 1926 - July 18, 2014

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Donah Oline Smith

August 2, 1921 - July 18, 2014

Donah Oline Smith, 92 of Indianapolis passed away on July 18, 2014. She was born in Lawrenceville, IL. Donah was a member of St. John Lutheran Church in Indianapolis, she was a member of the Lutheran Braille Workers, Tuesday Toilers Homemakers Group and Tri Kappa Sorority. She is preceded in death by her parents, Armon and Nellie White, her husband, Richard H. Smith, and her sister, Wanda...
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Wilma Dean Allen

June 4, 1932 - July 18, 2014

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Anita Marie Fishburn

September 23, 1976 - July 18, 2014

Anita Marie Fishburn, 37 of Indianapolis, IN passed away on July 18, 2014. Anita will be remembered by her family as one who loved to serve. She was a giver who loved to cook for people and give to those less fortunate. She also loved to sing. Anita is preceded in death by her grandmother, Juanita Fishburn. Surviving to cherish her memory are her parents, Tim (Carol) Fishburn and Donna ...
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Stanley Thomas Brookie

November 30, 1929 - July 18, 2014

Stanley T. Brookie Died on July 18, 2014. He was born on November 30, 1929 to Robert and Pauline Brookie in Nora, Indiana and was married to Barbara Ann (Meyer) Brookie, who survives him. He graduated from Carmel High School in 1947 and enrolled at Purdue University. After serving in the Army as an anti-aircraft artillery officer during the Korean War, he graduated from Purdue in 1954 with a...
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Lawrence E. Bridget

December 9, 1924 - July 18, 2014

Lawrence Earl Bridget Indianapolis, Indiana, passed July 18, 2014 at the age of 89. Survived by wife, Rebecca (Love) Bridget. Father of: Michael, Daniel, Joanne, Timothy and Margaret. He leaves 6 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Brother of Lewis and Robert Bridget. Served with the 5th Amphibious Marines from 1943 to 1945. World War II veteran of Tarawa, Tinian, Saipan and Iwo Jima....
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Thomas William Stoeffler

June 18, 1927 - July 18, 2014

Thomas "Bill" William Stoeffler, age 87, was born in Indianapolis and moved his family to Pittsboro, Indiana, where they were longtime residents. Bill had a great love of family, God, country and compassion for animals. Along with his loving wife Jacqueline, he gave his children the great gift of faith, as he loved the Lord, and the Mother of God with all of his heart. He served as a young...
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Patricia Jane Lindemann

July 26, 1931 - July 17, 2014

Patricia Jane Brown Lindemann died July 17, 2014 in Brighton, Michigan at the age of 82. She was born July 26, 1931 in Massillon, Ohio to the late Myron and Irene (Fleetwood) Brown. She graduated from Brewster (Ohio) High School in 1949 and from Indiana University in 1953 with a degree in education. She married the late Welman Louis ("Lindy") Lindemann in 1952. Following college graduation,...
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Betty V. "Granny" Crays

March 29, 1926 - July 17, 2014

Betty V. Crays 88 of Mooresville, Indiana returned to her Lord and Savior on July 17, 2014. She had worked for Rosalyn Bakeries for many years along with a variety of other jobs she held over the years. She was a member of Camby Community Church and enjoyed spending time with her family. She is survived by her children, Joellen Williams, Mike Crays, Wiliam Crays, 5 grandchildren,7 great...
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Paul E. Davis

October 31, 1953 - July 17, 2014

Paul E. Davis 60, of Indianapolis, Indiana passed away on July 17, 2014. He was born on October 31, 1953 to Russell and Pauline Davis in Hammond, Indiana. Paul was a U.S. Army Veteran. He truly loved and enjoyed his family. Paul was a godly man and was a faithful and devoted member of Southeastern Holiness Church for over 40 years, where he currently was head usher. He is preceded in death by...
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Carl Swickard, Jr.

April 8, 1943 - July 17, 2014

Carl Swickard, Jr., 71 of Indianapolis passed away on July 17, 2014 with his children by his side. He was born in Indianapolis and served in the US Air Force from 1962-1966 as a B-47 and B-52 Bomber Mechanic. He retired from the Indianapolis Star after 31 years as a Mailer. He enjoyed hanging out at Starbucks. Carl is preceded in death by his parents, Carl and Alice Swickard and his brothers,...
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Helen P. Beard

July 22, 1925 - July 17, 2014

Helen was born on July 22, 1925 in Hillsdale, IN to Morton and Martha Jane Hammond. Helen had 4 brothers, Art and Robert Fiscus and Harmon and Harold Hammond, and a sister, Marguerite, who died as a child. On April 15, 1941 she married Forrest Leonard Beard, otherwise known as Jake. This bond would last 44 years until his death on July 11, 1985. That union produced 4 daughters, Linda, Marilyn...
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William Kim

October 8, 1932 - July 16, 2014

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Thomas Patterson Campbell III

May 2, 1942 - July 16, 2014

Thomas P. Campbell III 72, lost his months-long and courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by family at St. Vincent Hospice in Indianapolis. Tom was a professor of English at Wabash College for 35 years, before retiring in 2012. He was a warm and generous mentor, an energetic and thoughtful administrator, an engaged and eclectic scholar (from Chaucer to Murakami), and above all, a...
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Clarice Virginia (Dow) Brown

July 9, 1924 - July 16, 2014

Clarice Virginia (Dow) Brown, age 90, died July 16, 2014. Born in Sunnyside, WA, on July 9, 1924, she was the youngest of 9 children. Clarice graduated from Sunnyside High School and Moody Bible Institute, and she received her R.N. from St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Yakima, WA. Clarice married Alastair Walfred Brown, June 3, 1952. She was predeceased by her parents, Charles Harold Dow,...
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Dorothy A. Pease

November 2, 1932 - July 16, 2014

Dorothy A. Evans Pease, 81, of Indianapolis, Indiana passed away on July 16, 2014. She was born on November 2, 1932 to the late Jewel and Mary Evans. Dorothy is preceded in death by her husband Thomas G. Pease, son, Tom "Topper" Pease and daughter Andrea Lee Moser. She is survived by her sons Tracy, Todd and Taylor Pease, 6 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.
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Maria Tanella

July 14, 1964 - July 16, 2014

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Anne Wittstock

July 18, 1970 - July 15, 2014

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Leo R. Tussey, Jr.

March 19, 1951 - July 15, 2014

Leo R. "Junior" Tussey, 63, of Indianapolis entered into rest Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at home. He was born March 19, 1951 to the late Leo R. Tussey Sr. and Frona E. Tussey (Englert). Leo was a District Fire Chief and EMT with Fleming Gardens Volunteer Fire Department, in Wayne Township for 15 years; and a lifetime meber of the Fire Department. He was employed by J & L steel until a congenital eye...
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Fred J. Gore, , Jr.

September 14, 1926 - July 14, 2014

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Robert "Rob" Perry Deakin

March 12, 1968 - July 14, 2014

Robert "Rob" P. Deakin III, 46, died July 14, 2014. He was born March 12, 1968 in Beech Grove to Robert P. Deakin, Jr. and Vicki Lahrman. Rob had been a Private Investigator from 1996 to 2000 and worked with ADESA in management positions 2000 to 2009 then was a truck driver for the past 4 years most recently for Ryder. Rob was a United States Army veteran serving proudly in Kuwait with the...
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LeRoy H. Cooper

November 2, 1940 - July 14, 2014

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Carolyn R. Pagett - Rodman

December 14, 1936 - July 14, 2014

Carolyn Ruth Pagett-Rodman, 77, of Indianapolis IN, passed away on July 14, 2014. She was the daughter of Glen and Gertrude Pagett. She is preceeded in death by her husband, Perry Rodman, and her brother, Phillip Pagett. Carolyn is survived by her daughters, Kelley Stacy, Julie Ray, Ruthanne Beck-Van Sickle (Kevin), Amy Beck, Suzanne Rodman, Christine Castille (Carl); 13 grandchildren; 3 great...
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Linda Sue Allen

July 15, 1949 - July 14, 2014

Linda Sue Allen, 64, Indianapolis, passed away July 14, 2014. She was born on July 15, 1949 to Edward and Mattie (Bean) Thacker. Linda was a 1967 graduate of Lawrence Central High School. She retired from Dellen Automotive. Linda was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Jerry Thacker. She is survived by her husband of 41 years, Bill Allen; her children, Brant Thacker (Shelli), Corey...
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James Hitch, Jr.

October 12, 1923 - July 14, 2014

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Gerald Junior Gilbert

October 25, 1930 - July 13, 2014

Gerald Junior Gilbert, 83, of Indianapolis passed away July 13, 2014. He was born October 25, 1930 in Mitchell, Indiana. He was a hardworking man who retired from Link Belt after 37 years of dedicated service. He will be very missed. Services for Gerald will be private at a later date.
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John J. Abbott

June 18, 1931 - July 12, 2014

John J. Abbott 83 of Indianapolis, IN passed away July 12, 2014. He was born on June 18, 1931 to the late John and Stella (Smeltzer) Abbott in Caoal Grove ,Ohio. He was a retired Machine Operator at Link-Belt after 18years. He is survived by his children, Joyce (Danny) Baker, John R. "Randy" (Marie) Abbott, grandchildren, Jessica Baker, Joshua and Sara Abbott, sister, Suzanne (Larry) Wells and...
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Dorothy Carman

December 23, 1916 - July 12, 2014

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Thomas Malone Kennelly

March 24, 1931 - July 11, 2014

Thomas Malone Kennelly, 83, Fishers, and formerly of Indianapolis, passed away July 11, 2014. He was born on March 24, 1931 in Cincinnati, OH, the son of John and Hazel Kennelly. Thomas served in the U.S. Navy as a medic corpsman in the Korean War. He retired from Lawn Boy Toro. Thomas was a member of Nativity Catholic Church and St. Jude Catholic Church. He was also a member of the Knights...
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Charles Maynard Linden

January 26, 1922 - July 11, 2014

Charles M. "Chuck" Linden, 92, passed away at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis following surgery, surrounded by his family. He was born January 26, 1922 in Sterling, Colorado. After playing basketball for famed coach Phog Allen at Kansas University, he joined the United States Army Air Corps following Pearl Harbor. He piloted C-47s and "flew the Hump" in support of American and Nationalist...
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Fredrick Donnell

February 1, 1922 - July 11, 2014

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Luella A. Simpson

September 29, 1921 - July 11, 2014

Luella A. Simpson, 92, formerly of Indianapolis passed away Friday, July 11, 2014 in Sanford, Florida. She was born September 29, 1921 in Cavour, South Dakota to the late Lawrence Harper and Alice Banks Harper Wolfe. Luella graduated from Manual High School. She retired after 15 years as an office manager at Sullivan-Poore, Inc. and 20 years at A&P Tea Company. She was a Past Grand Council...
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Ned Stephenson

June 11, 1927 - July 11, 2014

Ned L Stephenson 87, Indianapolis, Indiana passed away July 11, 2014. He was born June 11, 1927 in Clinton County, Indiana the son of G. Loyal and Bernice (Yost) Stephenson. Ned served in the US Army and was a 1951 graduate of Purdue University where he received his degree in Pharmacy. He was with Eli Lilly for over 40 years. Ned was a member of St. Luke United Methodist Church, Murat Shrine ...
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Edna Wagner

September 8, 1924 - July 11, 2014

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Inf. Chemaris Stewart

July 10, 2014 - July 10, 2014

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Jerome Sternberg

August 20, 1927 - July 10, 2014

Jerome Sternberg, 86, of Indianapolis, a very kind, loving and giving man, died July 10, 2014. He was born August 20, 1927 in Gary, IN the son of Joseph and Esther (Rappaport) Sternberg. He was a US Army Veteran of WW II and graduated from Indiana University in three years with a degree in accounting. He retired from Western Electric in 1986 where he was an Accounting Supervisor. He was an...
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Richard Taylor

September 23, 1930 - July 10, 2014

Richard A. Taylor, 83, of Indianapolis, died July 10, 2014. He was born September 23, 1930 in Thorntown, IN the son of Ralph and Byrul (Joseph) Taylor. He was a US Marine Corp. Veteran of the Korean War having served on the USS Coral Sea. He retired from Material Control at Allison Transmission Division of GMC in 1985 after 35 years. He loved all sports and was a NASCAR fan. He was preceded...
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Clifford Eugene Garrett

March 8, 1941 - July 10, 2014

Clifford Eugene Garrett 73, of Indianapolis died July 10, 2014. Clifford was born on March 8, 1941 in Crawford, Tennessee to Abe and Louetta Garrett. Clifford was a truck driver for many years for Piazza Produce. When he wasn't working, he enjoyed fishing, gardening, bowling and spending time with family and friends. He is survived by his wife Linda (Cook) Garrett, sons, Robert, Gleason Garrett,...
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Lawrence Frederick Harley

July 16, 1925 - July 10, 2014

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Lawrence Irwin George

September 10, 1926 - July 9, 2014

Lawrence I. "Larry" George 87, Indianapolis, passed away on Wednesday, July 9, 2014. He was born September 10, 1926 in Hammond, Indiana to the late Dale M. and Zelma Gossage George. For nine years photography by Larry George appeared on the pages of the Indianapolis News. His photos won numerous state and national awards. He was a member of the Indianapolis Press Club. In 1963 he left the...
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Gladys A. MacDougall

September 6, 1926 - July 9, 2014

Gladys Alma MacDougall 87, Lawrence, IN, passed away July 9, 2014. Born in Flushing, NY, she received her nursing degree through the Nursing Corps and NYU during WWll and was a registered nurse for 57 years. She was an active member of Lawrence United Methodist Church and a 51-year member and Past Worthy Matron of the Order of the Eastern Star, Millersville Chapter, #300. Gladys is...
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Robert C. Waite

March 27, 1958 - July 9, 2014

Robert C. Waite 56, Zionsville, Indiana went to be with the Lord on July 9, 2014. Robert was born on March 27, 1957 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, the son of Calvin and Dora (Foster) Waite. He was a member of College Park Church and was a Systems Engineer with American Surety. He had also served as president of Magnolia Village Home Owners Association in Destin, Florida. Robert had a passion for fishing...
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Larry W. Silcox

May 18, 1940 - July 9, 2014

Larry W. Silcox, 74, Indianapolis passed away Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at home. He was born May 18, 1940 in Glasgow, KY son to the late Orlen and Katheryn (Slinker) Silcox. Larry was a great man he had attended Arsenal Technical High School. He join the United States Army shortly after school. He had worked 34 years at Rexnord (Link Belt) and was a Union officer for 30 years. He enjoyed bowling...
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Carolyn S. Smith

September 26, 1937 - July 9, 2014

MRS. CAROLYN SUE SMITH was born to James Allen Pickett and Grace Pauline Pickett on September 26, 1937 in Clayton, Indiana. Carolyn was the eldest of three children and was preceded in death by her father, James and brother, Dale Pickett. CAROLYN received her education at Arsenal Technical High School in Indianapolis, Indiana. After high school, she moved to New Orleans, Louisiana for a...
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Jennifer Miller

November 22, 1967 - July 9, 2014

Jennifer Wingett Miller, 46, of Fishers, IN, passed away Wednesday, July 9, after a determined and valiant battle with cancer. She was born November 22, 1967, in Fairfax, VA to the late Jerry and Nancy Wingett. She was a 1989 graduate of Illinois State University. On June 13, 1992 she was united in marriage to Michael Miller of Rolling Meadows, IL. Jenny's beautiful and inspiring outlook...
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Cheryl Green

June 20, 1951 - July 8, 2014

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Charles Cox

September 8, 1926 - July 8, 2014

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Lewis Eugene Miller

June 17, 1942 - July 8, 2014

Lewis Eugene Miller 72, of Noblesville, Indiana passed away on July 08, 2014, surrounded by his loving family. Lewis was known for his generous and giving spirit to all who knew him. Lewis was an avid sports fan, he enjoyed playing sports with his two sons Matthew and Scott and also enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren who was his pride and joy. Lewis was a family man, who loved...
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Stephen Andrew Quaid

November 7, 1943 - July 7, 2014

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V. Ruth Fanelli

March 12, 1920 - July 7, 2014

V. Ruth Fanelli, 94, passed away Monday, July 7, 2014 in Indianapolis. She was born March 12, 1920 in Centerville, OH to the late William C. and Marie Mae Havens Method Burns. Ruth is survived by her children Nancy Rybolt, Rose Shaw, Joseph (Paula) Fanelli, Ann Fanelli, Carol Kartz, Mary (Tom) Fish, Gladys "Jean" Fanelli, Catherine (Kenneth) Rainbolt, and Sandy Carter; siblings Harold Burns,...
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Gerald A. Burns

August 17, 1936 - July 7, 2014

Gerald A. Burns, 77 of Indianapolis passed away on July 7, 2014. He was born in Indianapolis on August 17, 1936 to Gerald C. and Hildreth Burns and has lived here all of his life. He served in the US Army in the Korean War. He retired from the Warren Township Fire Dept. after 26 years of service. He was a member of the Military Bass Anglers of Fort Harrison and was a Lifetime member of VFW Post...
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Glenn W. Willetts

January 24, 1931 - July 7, 2014

Glenn W. Willetts, 83, of Indianapolis, passed away, July 7, 2014, at his home. He was born in Rock Island, IL the son of William and Louise Willetts. He served in the US Army during the Korean War. He worked for Chevrolet Motor Division for 20 years and had been a Zone Representative, winning many awards. During his retirement he worked at Blossom Chevrolet for 10 years. Glenn is survived...
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Charles A. "Chuck" Ettinger

May 26, 1931 - July 7, 2014

Charles A. "Chuck" Ettinger, 83, of Indianapolis passed away peacefully on Monday July 7, 2014. He was a devoted father, grandfather, and great-grandfather who cherished his family and friends and will be missed by many. Chuck was born in Indianapolis on May 26, 1931 to the late Gus and Nancy Ettinger. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 61 years Mary Annetta Ettinger, two brothers...
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PAUL BAKER

April 23, 1933 - July 6, 2014

Paul D. Baker, 81, Brownsburg passed away July 6, 2014 at Manor Care of Prestwick. He was born April 23, 1933 in Worthington, IN to the late Wilbur and Grace (Livingston) Baker. Paul had retired from Allison's in 1987 with over 30 years' service. He was an Army Veteran serving his country honorably during the Korean War. He enjoyed being with family and friends. Paul is survived by sons, Mark ...
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HARLAN EUGENE FLEETWOOD

October 25, 1932 - July 6, 2014

Harlan E. Fleetwood 81 of Indianapolis passed away July 06, 2014. Harlan was born on October 25, 1932 in Johnson CO, Indiana to Ezra and Delta (Sullivan) Fleetwood. Harlan graduated from Whiteland High School and was a veteran of the United States Air Force. He was a member of the Avon Community Church of God. Harlan worked for Western Electric and then for AT & T where he was a cable...
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Mary Alice LecClier

February 4, 1916 - July 5, 2014

Mary Alice LecClier 98, of Indianapolis passed away on July 5, 2014. Mary was born on February 4, 1916 to the late Joseph and Etta Cates. She was a graduate of the Methodist Hospital School of Nursing. She had worked for the VA Medical Center for 40 years. She was preceded in death by two husbands; Pete Bryant and Charles LecClier and brothers, Howard, Jack and Tom. She is survived by her...
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ROBERTIA HALE MARTIN

March 26, 1930 - July 5, 2014

Robertia Hale Martin, 84, of Indianapolis, Indiana passed away July 5, 2014. She was born March 26, 1930 in Stanford, Kentucky to Monte and Alla Hale. She was married to her late husband, Ralph E. Martin, for 58 loving years. She is survived by her daughter, Cheryl Avery and her husband, Gerald Avery; Grandsons, Brandon Avery and Tyler Avery; Sisters, Lucille Griffin, Alberta Wood, Jane Cook and...
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George Walter Lintner, Jr.

December 2, 1936 - July 5, 2014

George Walter Lintner, Jr., 77, Zionsville, passed away July 5, 2014. George retired from Rock Island Arsenal in 1988 after working for 34 years. He enjoyed camping and traveling with his family. He spent many hours working in his garage and doing projects around the house, namely woodworking and gardening. Mr. Lintner was an avid bowler and golfer and enjoyed keeping track of the current gas...
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Alan P. Gribble

October 26, 1944 - July 5, 2014

Alan Paul Gribble of Zionsville, IN passed peacefully at St. Vincent's Hospice on July 5, 2014 after a long struggle with leukemia. He was born October 26, 1944 to the late Jane Marland Gribble and Waldron Gribble in San Francisco. Alan was a 1962 graduate of Lincoln High School in San Francisco. He attained his bachelors in 1972 and MBA degree in 1973 from San Francisco State University. ...
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Diana Henry Strohm

June 12, 1944 - July 5, 2014

Diana Henry Strohm 70, of Indianapolis passed away on July 5, 2014. Diana was a graduate of North Central High School. She was a former member of the Jr. League of Indianapolis and the White River Yacht Club. She is survived by her daughters, Amy (Gregg) Kendall and Anne (Rick) Ward, grandchildren; Gabe, Abby and Ryan, parents, Bozidar and Mamie Stoshitch and former husband, Bill Henry. A...
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Dorothy G. Whyde

February 12, 1942 - July 3, 2014

Dorothy G. Whyde 72 of Indianapolis, IN passed away July 3, 2014. She was a faithful member of St. Ann Catholic Church where she spent many hours volunteering her time and talents. She loved spending time with her kids, grandkids and great grandkids. She was also a passionate football fan especially following Notre Dame , Wabash College and her beloved Indianapolis, Colts. She is survived by...
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Noriko Uesugi

February 4, 1940 - July 3, 2014

On July 3, 2014 Noriko Uesugi passed peacefully in Indianapolis Indiana. A memorial service in her honor will be held in Westfield, Indiana on Thursday evening July 17th. Flanner and Buchanan – Hamilton Memorial Park is handling arrangements.
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Diane Cynthia Townsend

August 20, 1938 - July 3, 2014

Diane Cynthia (Staley) Townsend was born on August 20, 1938 in Brunswick, Georgia. Her parents were Dudley Cleveland Staley, Jr. and Mary Pearl (Ponsell) Staley. During her childhood years, she and her parents moved to Florida. Cindy appeared in a number of beauty contests and enjoyed posing for pictures. She always wanted to travel, and when she graduated from North Miami High School, she...
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James A. Matthiesen

May 10, 1926 - July 2, 2014

James A. Matthiesen of Indianapolis, IN died on July 2, 2014 at the age of 88. He is preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Florence E. Matthiesen. James was awarded the honors of Bronze Star and Purple Heart for his Army service during WW II. He is survived by his children Jay Matthiesen (Jackie) and Carol Waddell (Burt), grandchildren, Jenell Fairman (Rob), Jodi Wickenkamp (Eric) and...
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Cecil W. York

September 7, 1918 - July 2, 2014

Cecil (Teetie) W. York, 95, born September 7, 1918 in Irvington, Indiana, passed away on July 2, 2014, preceded in death by his wife, Edna Schmidt York. He worked at International Harvester. He was a WWII veteran with the 28th Infantry Division known as the Bloody Bucket Division, the only one to fight in all 5 major battles in Europe (Normandy, Northern France, Rhineland, Central Europe and the...
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Richard Haywood Howard

March 24, 1921 - July 2, 2014

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Kelly Anne Capps

January 5, 1994 - July 1, 2014

Kelly Anne Capps, 20, passed away July 1, 2014. She was born January 5, 1994, she is the daughter of James Burl and Lori Capps. Kelly was a 2013 graduate of George Washington High School. She was mostly a private person, but enjoyed her many friends and family. She enjoyed softball, basketball, and volleyball during her childhood and during her high school years. Kelly is survived by her...
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Roger S. Gray

May 27, 1924 - July 1, 2014

The Very Reverend Roger Scott Gray, Dean Emeritus of Christ Church Cathedral, Indianapolis died Tuesday, July 1, 2014. Dean Gray was born May 27, 1924 in Brooklyn, New York to the late William Albert and Laura Grace (Scott) Gray. He attended Alexander Hamilton High School in Brooklyn, NY, and was also a graduate of Adelphi University in Garden City, New York. He received his Doctor of...
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Nicole S. Robbins Merritt

August 8, 1969 - July 1, 2014

Nikole S. Robbins Merritt Nikole died suddenly in her home, June 30, 2014, in Wellington, Florida. Born in Indianapolis in 1969, Nikole also resided through her Schooling and Work in Chicago, Illinois, Arizona, Ohio, California, Georgia and most recently Florida. Nikole graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Psychology and English from Arizona State University. She did graduate work at Ohio...
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Ralph A. Crenshaw

August 5, 1921 - July 1, 2014

Ralph A. Crenshaw 92, Indianapolis, passed away July 1, 2014. Ralph was born in Bicknell, IN on August 5, 1921 to parents, James W. and Garnett (Wedding) Crenshaw. He served his country during WWII in the U.S. Navy. During his career, Ralph worked as a Building Engineer for Indiana Bell, retiring in 1981. In his spare time, Ralph enjoyed spending time with his family, photography and...
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