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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.


Our Obituaries

Marjorie Morgan

September 19, 1917 - July 30, 2014

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Beverly Kerns

March 1, 1939 - July 30, 2014

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R.G. Virgil Baker

June 2, 1920 - July 30, 2014

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Lucille Shreve

May 2, 1921 - July 30, 2014

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Sandra Parris

December 6, 1961 - July 30, 2014

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Ronald David Reese

October 2, 1944 - July 29, 2014

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Zachary Bohnert

December 27, 1991 - July 29, 2014

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Harold B. Franklin

October 29, 1946 - July 29, 2014

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Myrna Mastin

October 12, 1947 - July 29, 2014

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Benny Lamb

September 21, 1937 - July 29, 2014

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Robert N. Meurer

January 22, 1927 - July 29, 2014

Robert N. Meurer 87 of Indianapolis, passed away peacefully on July 29, 2014. He was born in Terre Haute, Indiana on January 22, 1927 to Robert E. and Helen M. Dunlop Meurer. He graduated from Gerstmeyer High School, Terre Haute, IN, in 1945 and entered the Navy near the end of World War II. Following the Navy, he enrolled at Indiana State Teachers College where he earned B.S. and M.S....
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Mary Ellen Hilton

January 19, 1925 - July 29, 2014

Mary Ellen Hilton, 89, of Indianapolis, peacefully passed away at 3:24 am, Tuesday July 29th , at Brown County Health and Living, with her sons by her side. She was born January 19th, 1925, the only child to Helen and Louis Schneider, winner of the 1931 Indianapolis 500. She was preceded in death by her husband Robert M. Hilton, daughter JoAnne Fultz, grandson Donald Fultz, and son Danny Hilton. ...
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Helen E. Cox Hague

February 8, 1932 - July 28, 2014

Helen Edith Cox Hague, 82, Indianapolis, passed away surrounded by her loving family on July 28, 2014. Helen is survived by her children, Chris (Sharon) Hague, Vickie Hague, Jim (Wanda) Hague, Beth Cline, and Becky Hague, three grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild, two nieces, and two nephews. In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions may be made to...
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Vera King

September 8, 1927 - July 28, 2014

Vera M. King, 86, passed away Monday July 28, 2014. She is survived by her three children, Linda Vollmer, Tom McCollum and Laura James; Four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; five sisters Betty Gibson, Kathryn Followell, Jo Ann Powers, Judy Griffin and Linda Asher and one brother James Baker and several nieces and nephews .She is proceeded in death by brothers and sisters, Johnny Baker,...
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Sandy Gale Stephens

July 2, 1967 - July 28, 2014

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Young Hong

August 14, 1932 - July 28, 2014

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Lucy Forester

June 27, 1929 - July 28, 2014

Lucy Stamatis Forester, 85, Indianapolis, passed away July 28, 2014. She was born on June 27, 1929 in Richmond, KY to James and Mary Bell (Lovett) Alcorn. Lucy was retired after working for Sam's Club, Eisner Foods, and RCA. She was a member of the Red Hat Society (Cacklin' Chicks "Too", Chapter 72092), and enjoyed playing bingo, going to yard sales, gardening, growing flowers, and watching...
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Mary Theresa Rease

August 21, 1939 - July 27, 2014

Mary Theresa Rease, 74, of Indianapolis, passed away on Sunday, July 27, 2014. She was born on August 21, 1939 in Queens, NY to James John and Catherine (Mannion) O'Donnell. Mary was a 1957 graduate of St. Michael's High School in East New York. She met the love of her life, William Rease, and they were married on May 4, 1968. Mary and Bill enjoyed a special trip to Hawaii to celebrate their...
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Arlis "Joe" Landers

November 29, 1940 - July 27, 2014

Arlis "Joe" Landers 73, of Indianapolis passed away on July 27, 201. He was born on November 29, 1940 in Oxford, Arkansas to Hobart and Edyth Landers. Joe was a member of Heather Hills Baptist Church where he actively served as a deacon. He will be greatly missed. Joe is survived by his wife of 52 years, Nancy Landers; Daughter, Johnna Higgins; Grandsons, Joey Shafer, Joshua Schildknecht, Jacob...
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Kathryn "Kay" Morris

July 27, 2014

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Mary Jane Hoffman Myers

May 15, 1933 - July 26, 2014

Jane Myers passed away on July 26 at the Robin Run Health Care Center where she had been a resident for the past year. A visitation will be held on Thursday from 4-7 p.m. at Flanner and Buchanan Washington Park North. The funeral will be held in the same location at 10 a.m. on Friday. Jane was born in Indianapolis on May 18, 1933 to Harry and Catherine (Surber) Hoffman. A graduate of...
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Carol Bodrie

December 13, 1939 - July 26, 2014

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Donald J. Foral

December 27, 1924 - July 26, 2014

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F. Coleen Brock

January 11, 1920 - July 26, 2014

F. Coleen Brock 94 of Indianapolis, IN passed away on July 26, 2014. Coleen had been the Manager of the cafeteria at the MSD of Decatur Township for over 10 years prior to her retirement. She was a member of West Newton United Methodist Church, West Newton Order of Eastern Star Chapter, and West Newton Homemaker's Club. She is survived by her children, Ed Brock, Glenda Allen, grandson, Jimmy ...
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Mark David Whitis

January 21, 1963 - July 26, 2014

Mark David Whitis, 51, of Indianapolis passed away Saturday, July 26, 2014. He was born January 21, 1963 in Fort Hood, Texas to Robert P. and the late Nancy Stoeffler Whitis. Mark was a man of varied interests. He loved things like fishing, sports, and especially his Oakland Raiders. He proudly served in the United States Marine Corps. He was a hard worker, but above all else, he loved his...
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Mary Jane Myers

May 18, 1933 - July 26, 2014

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Wanda Louise Ridgley

August 23, 1924 - July 26, 2014

Wanda Louise Ridgley, 89 of Waterford, CT and formerly of Indianapolis, IN passed away on July 26, 2014. She was born in Scottsville, KY to Asberry and Mamie Maynard. She retired from Sears after 35 years. She enjoyed cooking, gardening and doing for her family. She is a former member of First Baptist Church of Greenwood. She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Bob Ridgley, her...
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James Monroe Carter, M.D.

August 24, 1926 - July 25, 2014

James Monroe Carter, M.D., 87, of Carmel, Indiana, died in his home on July 25, 2014. He was born August 24, 1926, in Nelson County, Virginia, the son of James Monroe and Bertha Devord (Johnson) Carter. Jim served in the Navy during WWII and then attended Lynchburg College on the G.I.Bill. He received his medical degree from the University of Virginia. Following his residency, he practiced...
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Barbara J. (Bobbie Jo) Milum

April 18, 1953 - July 25, 2014

Barbara (Bobbie Jo) Milum, 61, passed away July 25, 2014 in Indianapolis. She was born April 18, 1953 In Indianapolis to the late Virginia N. (Brackett) and Leonard W. Milum. Barbara was very involved with her church and family. She loved church and working for the Lord. Barbara was a member of Westside Pentecostal Church. Barbara is survived by her sisters, Tracy (Jerrell) VanLue and Norita...
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Linda Lou Foley

September 4, 1945 - July 25, 2014

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Elizabeth I. Smith

December 1, 1942 - July 25, 2014

Elizabeth I. Smith, 71, passed away July 25, 2014. She was born December 1, 1942 in Indianapolis daughter to Herman Imhausen and Alma (Thompson) Imhausen-Bratcher. Elizabeth was a graduate of George Washington High School. She had worked 35 years in sales at Omni Oxide. She enjoyed antiquing, traveling, and gardening. She was very active in her church and loved being with family and friends. ...
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John Kenneth "Coach Mr. K" Kesterson

November 11, 1927 - July 25, 2014

John Kenneth "Coach K" Kesterson, 86, of Indianapolis passed away on July 25, 2014. He was born in Indianapolis on Nov. 11th, 1927, to the late James "Pete" and Florence (née Graf) Kesterson. He graduated from St. Roch Catholic Grade School in 1941 and Southport High School in 1945. The day after high school graduation, he enlisted in United States Marine Corps, serving honorably from 1945-1948....
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Bill E. Kanipe

May 22, 1933 - July 25, 2014

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Oscar Hufnagel

July 25, 2014

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William M. Marr

October 23, 1934 - July 24, 2014

William M. Marr, 79, Indianapolis, passed away July 24, 2014. He was born October 23, 1934, in Greensburg, KY, the son of the late William Earl Marr and Dorothy Thompson Marr. Bill served in the United States Air Force for four years where he was stationed in London, England and Madrid, Spain. He was a successful businessman and entrepreneur in and around the Indianapolis area for over...
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Carl Seals, Jr

July 30, 1925 - July 24, 2014

Carl Seals, Jr. 88, passed away Thursday, July 24, 2014 in Indianapolis. Carl was born July 30, 1925 in Jacksonville, Florida to Carl and Ara Alta (Carleton) Seals. He was a U.S. Coast Guard veteran serving during World War II, where he was a Boatswain's Mate, operating landing craft in the Pacific. Following the War, he worked for the Army Finance Center in Lawrence, Indiana until retiring...
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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

Rose Ella Adamson 65, of Indianapolis, Indiana passed away July 24, 2014. Rose was born January 5, 1949 to Loren and Iva Adamson. She is survived by her loving husband of 21 years, Tony Kinsey, her brother, Max Adamson (wife Pam), nephew, David Adamson and nieces, Trina and Tina Kinsey and Sarah Adamson. There will be a memorial gathering on Saturday August 2, 2014 from 12pm-2pm at Flanner and...
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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 Mae Mattox

August 10, 1942 - July 23, 2014

Della Mae Mattox, 71, Carmel, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at 2:57pm on July 23, 2014. She is survived by her husband of 49 years, Larry, their four children, ten grandchildren, and fifteen great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held Sunday from 2-6pm at Flanner and Buchanan-Washington Park North. Funeral services will be held there Monday at 10am with visitation an hour...
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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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Portia Lorraine Peel

July 9, 1918 - July 20, 2014


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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

John Arthur "Jack" Fisher, 93, Indianapolis, passed away July 20, 2014. He was born in Iron River, WI to George and Elsie Fisher. Jack served his country for 28 years, retiring from the US Air Force as a Lt. Colonel in 1971. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Priscilla, five children, Robert (Ester), Daniel (Kyle), Ellen (Ken), Susan (Larry), and Kate, ten grandchildren, four great...
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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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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

Fred Louis Donnell JR. Fred was born in Indianapolis on February 1, 1922, to Fred L. and Elsie Donnell. He passed away on July 11, 2014, in Indianapolis, Indiana. Growing up on the east side of Indianapolis, Fred met his future wife, Patricia Haynes Henshaw, in the third grade where both attended IPS #33. They both graduated from Arsenal Technical High School. Fred attended I U extension in...
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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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