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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.

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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.

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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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Ruth Ellen Minott

June 5, 1930 - October 31, 2014

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Jeanne McCormick

April 13, 1927 - October 30, 2014

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Ruth E Price

December 1, 1922 - October 30, 2014

Ruth E. Price 91, of Speedway, IN passed away on October 30, 2014. She was born on December 1, 1922 to the late Ervin and Edna Ruegamer. Ruth was a homemaker and sacrificially dedicated her life on being the best wife and mother she could be. She was a member of Chapel Rock Christian Church. Ruth was a seamstress, her loving and nurturing ways will be greatly missed. She is preceded in death...
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Evelyn Ludt

November 4, 1921 - October 29, 2014

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Ina Lillian Duerden

May 18, 1930 - October 29, 2014

Ina Lillian Duerden, 84, closed the second and mortal chapter of her book of eternal life and destiny and opened the third chapter in the heavenly realms on October 29, 2014. The only daughter of Kai Kund Norager and Ina Marie Valborg Hanson was born in San Francisco, May 18,1930 and returned to her parents homeland of Denmark when she was five years old. Raised during the World War years in...
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Lena McCorkle

April 9, 1925 - October 29, 2014

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Linda Harvey

April 5, 1951 - October 29, 2014

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Herman "Jack" Davenport

December 6, 1930 - October 29, 2014

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Ima Florence Ring

December 14, 1921 - October 29, 2014

Ima Florence Ring, 92, of Indianapolis passed away Wednesday, October 29, 2014. She was born December 14, 1921 in Scranton, Arkansas to the late Felix and Dona Tyner Garner. She lived most of her life in Greenfield. Having lived through the Great Depression, she knew the value of hard work. She defied the odds and came out of it stronger than ever. She helped provide for her family until her...
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Robert Noel

February 27, 1921 - October 28, 2014

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Hubert Stafford

August 19, 1918 - October 28, 2014

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Richard W.O. Lethander

March 3, 1941 - October 28, 2014

Richard W. O. Lethander (3/3/1941 - 10/28/2014) Richard was the oldest of three children born to Walter and Mildred (Lund) Lethander in Chicago, IL. He is preceded in death by his parents and sister Marilyn and survived by his brother Roger (Joyce), his wife of 50 years Barbara (Sommerschield), their three children Charles (Heather), Rebecca (Christopher Bultinck), and Andrew (Sarah) and...
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Edward Albert Peart

July 25, 1935 - October 28, 2014

Edward Albert Peart, 79, passed away October 28, 2014 in Avon. He was born July 25, 1935 in St. Louis, MO son to the late Edna (Horath) and Edward Joseph Peart. Edward had worked over 20 years with AT&T. He served honorably in the United States Air Force. Edward enjoyed collecting, watches, coins, and many other flee market items. Edward also enjoyed music and in younger years played the...
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Arthur Keller

October 27, 2014

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Jeslynn Rikki Renee Spaulding

August 18, 1996 - October 27, 2014

Jeslynn Rikki Renee Spaulding 18, of Indianapolis, IN passed away unexpectedly on October 27, 2014. She was a 2014 Graduate of Ben Davis High School. She is survived by her fiancée, Private Joshua Michael Chapman, mother, Randa Garcia, father, Christopher (Brandi) Spaulding, siblings, Briley, Kayden, Martha, Braedon, grandparents, Dave (Darlene) Spaulding, Cindy Palmer, Richard Palmer, aunts,...
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Ryan Caldwell

August 21, 1986 - October 27, 2014

Ryan T. Caldwell, born August 21, 1986, passed away unexpectedly on Monday October 27, 2014. He graduated from North Central High School in 2005 and attended Indiana University. Ryan resided in Miami, Florida where he found peace, sobriety, and contentment. He was employed by Grand Beach Hotel. Ryan enjoyed sports including professional baseball and of course, the Indianapolis Colts. Ryan has...
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Mary A. Sullivan

November 8, 1922 - October 27, 2014

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Jack L. Smith

July 23, 1926 - October 27, 2014

Jack L. Smith, 88, of Indianapolis passed away Monday, Oct 27, 2014. He was born July 23, 1926 in St. Paul, IN to the late Omer and Carrie Emerich Smith. He worked for Hicks Radiator for 27 years, and G & O Manufacturing for 13 years, retiring in 1989. He was also a lifetime member of the Indianapolis Traffic Club. Jack is survived by his wife of 66 years, Betty Cotton Smith; children Mark ...
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William Cripe

October 12, 1936 - October 27, 2014

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Elizabeth Irene Sprong

August 5, 1916 - October 27, 2014

Elizabeth Irene (Ottinger) Sprong, 98, of Zionsville, passed away October 27, 2014. She was born in Hendricks County Aug. 5, 1916, to Carl and Mary (Harmon) Ottinger. She graduated from Zionsville High School in 1934. After high school graduation, she attended Central Normal College in Danville, Indiana. From there she was granted a 2-year teaching certificate and Indiana teaching license. Mrs...
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Robert E. Jolley

April 12, 1925 - October 26, 2014

Born Apr. 12, 1925 in Cincinnati, OH to the late Cleatus and Marie (Vogel) Jolley; passed away Oct. 26, 2014 in Fishers, IN. Retired from General Motors in 1986 as a machinist. Member of Mitchell F&AM ##228 and the Scottish Rite. Preceded in death by wife, Wilma S. Jolly; Survived by step-daughters, Ruth Edwards and Sue Muse.
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Marie Sullivan

March 24, 1930 - October 26, 2014

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Jerry J Hardin

April 14, 1934 - October 26, 2014

Jerry Hardin, 80, of Zionsville, passed away October 26.He is survived by his four children; Terrie Keen (Rusty) of Zionsville, Steve (Traci) of Zionsville, Tracey McDonnell (Steve) of Arlington, Virginia and Doug, of Lebanon, his grandchildren and great-grandchildren; Services will be 10 AM Saturday, Nov. 1 at Flanner and Buchanan-Zionsville with burial in Zionsville Cemetery with military...
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Leona H. Davis

November 13, 1924 - October 26, 2014

Leona H. Davis, 89, Indianapolis,Indiana passed away October 26, 2014. Leona was born November 13, 1924 in Indianapolis, the daughter of William and Melva (Utterback) Hodge. She had worked for American States Insurance Company, retiring in 1977. She was a member of Lakeview Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Malcolm Davis. Survivors: son, Kevin (Michaelann) Davis; daughter,...
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Robert Matthews

July 27, 1941 - October 25, 2014

Robert "Bob" Lynn Matthews, 73, Brownsburg, passed away October 25, 2014. Bob was born in Indianapolis to Charles and Christina Matthews, who precede him in death. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Ball State and later went on to work as machinist at Jimco Engineering for 30 years, retiring in 2006. Survivors include his brother, John William (Deborah) Matthews, two nieces, Kelli...
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Mary L. Hicks

March 13, 1917 - October 25, 2014

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Robert "Bob" Lynn Matthews

July 27, 1941 - October 25, 2014

Robert "Bob" Lynn Matthews, 73, Brownsburg, passed away October 25, 2014. Bob was born in Indianapolis to Charles and Christina Matthews, who precede him in death. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Ball State and later went on to work as machinist at Jimco Engineering for 30 years, retiring in 2006. Survivors include his brother, John William (Deborah) Matthews, two nieces, Kelli...
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Ruby Irene Stege

September 2, 1922 - October 25, 2014

Ruby Irene Stege 92 years old, of Franklin, IN passed away on October 25, 2014 surrounded by her loving family. Ruby was known for her generous and giving spirit to all who knew her. She loved and enjoyed spending time and traveling with her beloved husband, also enjoyed knitting, and writing poetry in her spare time. Ruby was born on September 2, 1922 to Carl and Ella Rigney in Casey...
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Dilbert Harris

October 24, 2014

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Charles Robert Fultz, Sr

October 21, 1921 - October 24, 2014

Survived by: wife, Alice (Young) Fultz; children: Charles R Fultz Jr, Paula Fultz Breen (Chip), and Amy E Fultz; 5 grandchildren and 3 step grandchildren: Curtis J Fultz, Gretchen Fultz, Charles Breen IV, Trevor Breen, Miranda Breen, Shenoa Collins (Joshua), Steven Laing (Missie), and Beth Laing Alden (Joe); 8 great grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren. Preceded in death by: his...
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Susan Back

July 9, 1965 - October 24, 2014

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Norma Silcox

August 25, 1941 - October 24, 2014

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Betty Jackson

September 16, 1946 - October 24, 2014

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Michael S. Impink

December 3, 1949 - October 24, 2014

Michael S. Impink, 64, died on October 24, 2014. Michael was diagnosed with chronic hepatitis C in 1993 and he fought the disease with tremendous spirit and resolve, never losing his hope or dignity. Michael was born on December 3, 1949, in Reading, PA to parents, John V. and Anna L. (Freehafer) Impink. He graduated from Reading Senior High School and Lehigh University where he earned B.S....
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David M. Keller

March 19, 1940 - October 24, 2014

David M. Keller, 74, of Ingalls, Indiana, was born March 19. 1940 in Indianapolis to Ralph and Amanda Jean Keller, and died on October 24, 2014. He was employed at RCA for over 50 years. He enjoyed playing golf, fishing, camping, and bowled in leagues for many years. He is preceded in death by his parents, wives Donna and Betty, and a nephew, Tim Keffaber. Surviving to cherish his memory are...
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Bettie C. Henderson

November 10, 1933 - October 24, 2014

Bettie C. (Bowen) Taylor-Henderson, affectionately known as Little Bettie and Bettie C, was born November 10, 1933 to the late Elzy Bowen and Betty E. Lewis-Bowen. On October 24, 2014, she departed this life at the home of her oldest daughter, Pamela Sibley, after a courageous battle with cancer. At the time of her demise she was surrounded by her love ones. Bettie was born in Richmond, Indiana,...
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Michael Dennis Smith II

July 17, 1968 - October 24, 2014

Michael Dennis Smith II 46, of Indianapolis, IN passed away on October 24, 2014. He was born on July 17, 1968 in Fort Lee, Virginia to Michael and Helen Smith. Michael worked at Pizza Hut and was a volunteer at Old Bethel UMC food pantry. He was a graduate of Warren Central High School, class of 1987 and was voted their number one fan. Michael truly enjoyed watching WCHS football. He loved to...
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Skylar Leanne Reed

October 23, 2014 - October 23, 2014

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George Washington Franklin

February 22, 1927 - October 23, 2014

George W. Franklin 87, of Indianapolis, died October 23, 2014. George was born on February 22, 1927 in Lafayette, Tennessee to Hershel and Lassie Parker Franklin. George served his country in the US Army during World War II. After serving his country, he worked as a machine operator for Mill Turn Corporation, retiring in 1993. He was also a member of the Indianapolis Masonic Lodge #669. He was...
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Patricia Jean Welch

January 25, 1932 - October 23, 2014

Patricia Jean Welch, 82 of Indianapolis passed away on October 23, 2014. She was born January 25, 1932 in Indianapolis to Paul and Francis Dunn. She was an artist, painting with watercolors. She was very busy wife and mom, working multiple jobs to support her family. Some of the work she enjoyed was driving school bus and serving people as a waitress. Surviving to cherish her memory are her...
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Katherine Lucille Stearman

February 1, 1921 - October 22, 2014

Katherine Lucille Stearman, 93, of Indianapolis, passed away on Wednesday, October 22, 2014. She was born on February 1, 1921 in Pike County, IN to Claude and Monta (Stone) Amos. Katherine was a member of Liberty Baptist Church and the Daughters of the American Revolution. She also enjoyed being outside and tracing her family genealogy. Katherine is survived by her children, Linda Kellems,...
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Theodore "Ted" Hempel, Jr.

November 1, 1946 - October 22, 2014

Theodore "Ted" Hempel, Jr., 67, passed away Wednesday, October 22, 2014. He was born November 1, 1946 in Indianapolis, IN to the late Theodore (Sr.) and Stella Penna Hempel. As a youth, Ted reached the level of Eagle Scout in Boy Scouts. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business from Indiana University in 1968. While in college he became a member Phi Kappa Sigma fraternity. Ted...
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Canapathipillai Mahenthiran

January 9, 1923 - October 22, 2014

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Richard J Henegen

June 21, 1931 - October 22, 2014

Richard J. Henegen 83, of Indianapolis passed away on October 22, 2014. He was born on June 21, 1931 to the late Richard and Vesta Henegen. Richard retired from Ford after 30 years of service. He was U.S. Army veteran. Richard is survived by his wife Marilyn; children, Michael and Kelli (Tony). Step-children; Louis (Brandy), Jason (Wendy), Eric (Shannon),14 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.
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Larry Joe Duncan

April 3, 1942 - October 22, 2014

Larry Joe Duncan, 72 of Brownsburg, passed away on Wednesday, October 22, 2014. He was born on April 3, 1942 in Coal City, IN to Walter Jospeh and Helen Elnora (Wells) Duncan. Larry was a member of the Plainfield Masonic Lodge. He retired from Allison in 1991 after 30 years of service. He is survived by his wife of 27 years, Nancy Duncan; children, Annette (Tim) Vance, Teresa (Amanda) Duncan,...
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Mildred Naomi Humble

January 30, 1922 - October 22, 2014

Mildred Naomi Humble, 92, of Indianapolis passed away peacefully of Wednesday, October 22, 2014. She was born January 30, 1922 in Pasadena, Maryland to the late William and Edith Stinchomb Jenkins. A Memorial Service will be held in mid-December. Details and updates will be shared here as they are confirmed. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association or Operation Christmas Child.
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Frances " Francie " May Craft

September 6, 1941 - October 21, 2014

Frances "Francie" May Craft, 73, Camby, Indiana went home to Heaven on October 21, 2014. Fran was born in Peru, Indiana to Carl & Ruth Dyar of Clay City, Indiana. Cause of death was by complications from liver cancer. Francie graduated Clay City High School and lived 36 years in Martinsville, Indiana. Survived by husband of 52 years: Donald "Don" Gene Craft; son Donald Gene Craft Jr, wife: Cindy,...
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Charles Barker

September 29, 1926 - October 21, 2014

Charles Edward Barker 88, of Indianapolis, IN passed away on October 21, 2014 surrounded by his loving family. Charles was known for his generous and giving spirit to all who knew him, Charles and his loving wife Clara together built their home; where it was always open to family, friends and neighbors. Charles was a World War II Veteran where he served his country proudly. He retired from...
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Connie Rentsch

February 9, 1940 - October 20, 2014

Connie A. Rentsch, 74, of Indianapolis, Indiana and Marco Island, Florida, passed away on October 20, 2014. She was born on February 9, 1940 in Marion, Indiana to Vernin and Charlet Kelley. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husbands; her son, Trent; her sisters, Carol and Patty; as well as a grandson, Josh. Surviving to cherish her memory is her companion, Gene, and family Scott...
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Mary A. Kinney

May 24, 1931 - October 20, 2014

Mary A Kinney, 83, of Carmel, IN passed away at her home of Congestive Heart Failure on October 20, 2014, with her loving family at her side. Mary and Jim Kinney, along with their five daughters, moved to Carmel in 1970. Mary worked for many years in the construction industry before starting The Mary Kinney Company in 1999, which she operated until her retirement. Mary loved Ballroom dancing...
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Rose Balogh

May 7, 1925 - October 20, 2014

Rose Balogh, 89, of Indianapolis, Indiana passed away on October 20, 2014. She was born on May 7, 1925 in Detroit, Michigan to the late Koran and Vartuie (Melkonian) Rahanian. Rose is preceded in death by her parents, brother, Pete Rahanian, and husband Louis Balogh. She is survived by her daughters, Donna Balogh(George Millspaugh) Rene Balogh ( Michael Hinchion) and Terri Carroll, sister Ida...
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Carolyn R. Williams

September 22, 1948 - October 20, 2014

Carolyn R. Williams, 66, passed away at her home October 20, 2014. She was born September 22, 1948 in Indianapolis to Pauline (Ballard) and Kenneth Doss. Carolyn had worked at RCA and retired from Sam's Club. She enjoyed bingo, playing at the river boats, and she was a great cook. She mostly loved her family and being with grandchildren and great grandchildren. Carolyn is survived by sons,...
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Juanita M. (Parrott) Sanders

August 1, 1929 - October 20, 2014

Juanita Sanders, 85, Indianapolis, passed away October 20, 2014. She was born on August 1, 1929 in Indianapolis, the daughter of Virgil and Beulah (Lynch) Parrott. Juanita was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ernie Sanders, her parents, and her brothers, Donald and Bill Parrott. She is survived by her daughter, Debbie Johantges (George); her son, Rick Sanders (Lita); her...
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Menota Kathleen Freeman

October 2, 1926 - October 19, 2014

Menota Kathleen (DeBotkin) Freeman, 88, of Zionsville, passed away October 19, 2014, at Zionsville Meadows. She was born in Indianapolis the daughter of Leo and Marguerite Hannon DeBotkin. She retired in 1994 from Methodist Hospital where she was a Medical Secretary. She married Raymond Freeman, May 2, 1952 and he preceded her in death November 11, 1978. She enjoyed dancing and socializing...
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Richard E. Lee

August 4, 1928 - October 19, 2014

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Daniel J. Green, Jr

August 31, 1915 - October 19, 2014

Daniel J. Green, Jr. 99, of Noblesville, Indiana passed away on October 19, 2014. Daniel was the son of Daniel J. Green, Sr. and Carrie Dodge Green. Daniel was born August 31, 1915 at Grandville Summit, Pennsylvania. At age 16 he graduated from Canton High School and entered Pennsylvania State University for two years. Daniel has was a fifty year resident of Bradford County where he owned a...
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William H. Orr

November 3, 1930 - October 19, 2014

Dr. William H. "Bill" Orr, 83 of Carmel, passed away Sunday, October 19, 2014. Bill was born November 3, 1930 in Buffalo, NY to the late Dr. William J. and Margaret G. Orr. He was a 1948 graduate of Nichols High School in Buffalo. Bill earned his Bachelor's degree from Cornell University, his Master's degree from Catholic University, while teaching at the Naval Academy and his PhD. from...
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Robert "Bobby Lee" Holland

August 26, 1951 - October 18, 2014

Robert "Bobby Lee" Holland, 63 of Indianapolis passed away surrounded by his family on October 18, 2014. Born on August 26, 1951 & graduated from Northwest High School in 1969. Bob enjoyed fishing, golf, poker night w/ his buddies, spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He will be deeply missed by his devoted family that survives him, Wife of 43 years, Nancy; Mother, Jeanie;...
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Stephen R. Rogers

September 24, 1940 - October 18, 2014

Stephen R. Rogers 74 of Mooresville, IN passed away October 18, 2014.He was born on September 24, 1940 in Indianapolis, IN to the late Leonard and Barbara (Richey) Rogers. He worked for Yellow Freight Lines for 39 years retiring in 1999 as the Distribution Center Manager. He was a member of Plainfield Christian Church. He is survived by his wife, Georgana (Sullivan) Rogers, daughters, Tammy...
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Frances R. Curry

December 31, 1922 - October 18, 2014

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Sylvia S. Ragan

November 7, 1936 - October 18, 2014

Sylvia S. Ragan, 77, precious wife of Ron Ragan, went to Heaven to be with her Lord on Saturday, October 18, 2014 after some time of declining health – her body could not endure the constant battle of daily activity. She was born November 7, 1936 in Charlotte, North Carolina to the late Roy and Rachel Ross Sykes. She was a majorette in high school, and attended Presbyterian College. That's...
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Margie J. Whorton

March 5, 1929 - October 18, 2014

Margie J. Wilcher Whorton 85, passed away peacefully October 18, 2014. Margie was born in Beech Grove, Indiana to the late E.E. and Carrie Harvey. Despite having polio as a toddler, she lived her life with great strength and determination. She battled post polio syndrome her entire adult life with courage. She enjoyed spending time boating at Lake Monroe, traveling, and watching NASCAR...
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Joe T. Brar

July 11, 1973 - October 17, 2014

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Susan Vance

October 13, 1945 - October 16, 2014

Susan Vance 69 of Indianapolis, IN passed away October 16, 2014. She was born October 13, 1945 in Cincinnati, OH. She worked at Kirby-Risk for many years. She is survived by her children, Holly (Jarrett) Bailey, William Jarrett, step-children, Todd Bailey, Tracy (Bailey) Reiman, Chris Bailey, Brian Bailey and 6 grandchildren. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Friday, October 24,...
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Norma Beck

April 25, 1925 - October 16, 2014

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Thurman Wayne Mayes

November 15, 1941 - October 16, 2014

THURMAN "WAYNE" MAYES Thurman "Wayne" Mayes of Indianapolis passed away on Wed, Oct 15, 2014 at age 72. Wayne was born on Nov 15, 1941 in Evansville, IN to the late Doris (Arhelger) and Thurman Mayes. In addition to his wife, Vicki J. (Schmidt) Mayes, he is survived by his sons, Erik and Kyle, his daughter, Lorayna Sanders (son-in-law Todd Sanders) and 5 grandchildren: Jake, Jason, Tori, Livi,...
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Yolande Karol Miles Liming

July 24, 1932 - October 16, 2014

Yolande Karol (Miles) Liming (July 24, 1932 – October 16, 2014) Yolande was born on July 24, 1932, just ahead of her twin sister, Marlys Jayne. They were born in Newton, IA to Gwendolyn Edith (Crosby) Harbour. They spent the first years of their lives living with their maternal grandparents, Raymond Lewis Crosby and Margaret Mae (Richardson) Crosby. Eventually, Gwen met and married Willis...
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Clarence Neil Johnson

December 29, 1938 - October 15, 2014

Clarence Neil Johnson, 75, Spencer, IN passed away October 15, 2014 at his home. He was born December 29, 1938 in Albuquerque, New Mexico to Beatrice Katherine (Haley) and Howard Riley Johnson. Clarence was retired Master Sargent in the United States Marine Corps. Clarence is survived by his wife, Carolyn (Swinford) Johnson; children, Patrick Johnson, Dea Arenth, Joyce Kurtanich, James Helfer...
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Vina Cain

June 6, 1921 - October 15, 2014

Went to be with God October 15, 2014 at the age of 93. Wife to Alonzo Cain, for 68 amazing years. Mother to Janice Mackey & son-in-law to Rich Mackey. Mother to James Cain & mother-in-law to Diana Cain. Grandmother to Janice Deckard, Shelly Elder, Dustin Crist, and James M. Cain III. Great Grandmother to 10 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren. We love you and miss you and a part...
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Gladys Phillips

June 2, 1923 - October 15, 2014

Gladys F. (Christian) Phillips was born to Mary & Robert L. Christian on June 2, 1923 in Indianapolis, IN. She was the youngest of their 6 living children and was raised & educated in Indianapolis. She graduated from Crispus Attucks High School. She moved to Chicago where she worked and later attended & graduated from Roosevelt College with a BA in Social Work. She completed her education in...
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Ruth A. Banks

December 14, 1929 - October 15, 2014

Mrs.Ruth Aline Banks was born on Dec.14, 1929 to the late Steven and Ardelia Hutcherson; and was a long time member of Kingsley Terrace Church of Christ in Indianapolis. Ruth received her education from Chrispus Attucks High School and was employed with R.C.A for a long time before she began working as a seamstress for Richmond Brothers Clothing Stores. From there, she successfully...
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Edith D. (Holmes) Levenberg

September 14, 1923 - October 15, 2014

Edith D. (Holmes) Levenberg, 91, made her Heavenly journey on October 15, 2014, peacefully at home with her family. Born on September 14, 1923 to Walter J. Holmes and Mary Finnley Holmes, she was the youngest of 13 children and the last one to make their transition. Edith was married to William J. Clas on May 2, 1942 and gave birth to her only daughter, Florence E. Clas Knowlton on September 25,...
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Yogendra Patel

October 5, 1932 - October 15, 2014

Yogendra M. Patel, 82, of Brownsburg, passed away on Wednesday, October 15, 2014. He was born on October 5, 1932 in Baroda, India to Manibhai and Dahiba Patel. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Kusum Patel; son, Kartik Patel; daughters, Alka Mahesh Patel, and Nina Patel; and 9 grandchildren. Yogendra is also survived by brothers, Hirubhai and Mukund Patel. He was preceded in death by...
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Ronald Lee Steele, Jr.

December 12, 1959 - October 14, 2014

Ronald Lee Steele, Jr., 54, Indianapolis, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, October 14, 2014. He was born on December 12, 1959 to Ronald and Oda Jean Steele. He was preceded in death by his father. Surviving to cherish his memory are his mother, Oda Jean Steele Tipton; brothers, Randy Steele, Tommy Steele (Melissa), and Travis Steele, Sr.; his sister, Teresa (Steele) McCaslin (Tim); his son...
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Robert T. Wolven

September 2, 1931 - October 14, 2014

Robert T. Wolven 83, Indianapolis, IN passed away Oct. 14, 2014. Funeral will be at 1:00 p.m. Oct. 18, 2014 at Flanner and Buchanan – Decatur with visitation after 12:00 p.m. Burial, Round Hill Cemetery. 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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William R. Fox, Jr.

January 16, 1929 - October 14, 2014

William Raymond (Bill) Fox, Jr. 85, Speedway, passed away Tuesday 10/14 surrounded by loving family members. Visitation will be 4-8:00 pm on Friday 10/17 at Flanner & Buchanan – Speedway 2950 North High School Rd, Speedway, IN 46224; with funeral services on Saturday 10/18 at 11:00 am with visitation from 10-11am. Burial will follow at Crown Hill Cemetery. Bill is survived by his loving...
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Judy Clouse

December 23, 1936 - October 14, 2014

Judy Clouse, 77, of Indianapolis passed away Tuesday, October 14, 2014. She was born December 23, 1936 in Trafalgar, Indiana to the late Ray and Loretta B. Adams. Judy was truly an amazing person. Everyone she met was a friend. She was honest, loyal, passionate, and kind. Taking care of family was her main passion in life. She will be dearly missed. Judy is survived by her children Joyce...
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Mildred L. Lentz

October 6, 1922 - October 13, 2014

Mildred Kidwell Lentz 92, West Newton, Indiana passed away October 13, 2014. Mildred was born October 6, 1922 in Indianapolis, Indiana, the daughter of Arthur and Goldie (Kephart) Kidwell. She had worked for Indiana Bell Telephone Co. and was the office manager for the Indiana State PTA office. During WW II she served as a WAVE in the U S Navy and was a member of the WAVE'S Association....
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Alvaro Villalta

August 18, 1955 - October 13, 2014

Alvaro Villalta, 59, of Carmel, passed away on October 13, 2014. Alvaro was born August 18th, 1955, in Cucuta, Colombia to the late Victor Manuel Villalta and Tulia Florez de Villalta. Alvaro graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering. His determination, skill, and perseverance led to the founding of AV Consulting Engineers, an electrical...
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Earlessa "Ann" Martin

August 15, 1942 - October 13, 2014

Earlessa Ann Martin 72, of Fishers, IN went home to be with the Lord on October 13, 2014. She was born on August 15, 1942 to George and Cora Barnett. Ann as she was affectionately called was very involved and instrumental in the creation of Facility Concepts. She was a hard-worker and loyal individual. Ann was a devoted mother and loving grandmother. Her wisdom and great source of knowledge...
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Roberto Hinojosa, Jr.

November 30, 1956 - October 13, 2014

Roberto Hinojosa, Jr. 58, Indianapolis, IN died Oct. 13, 2014. Visitation, 12 noon to 3 p.m. Oct. 17, 2014 at Flanner and Buchanan – Decatur. Funeral, 3 p.m. Oct. 17, 2014 at funeral center. 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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Charles "Charlie" Miller

February 8, 1919 - October 13, 2014

Charles "Charlie" Edward Miller, 95 of Zionsville, peacefully departed from this earth to join the Lord on October 13, 2014. He was born February 8, 1919 in Old Augusta, IN to Frank and Helen Langford Miller. Charles moved to Zionsville in 1920, where he grew up across the street from his future bride Anne (Mills) Miller. Charles graduated from Zionsville High School in 1937. Charles and Anne...
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Venus Pappas

June 7, 1927 - October 12, 2014

Venus (Venetia) Callas Pappas died on Sunday October 12, 2014 at Zionsville Meadows after a long battle with Alzheimer's. She was 87 years old. She was preceded in death by her parents, Gus and Andronike Callas, brother Peter Callas, and husband Nick G. Pappas. She is survived by her four children, Karen (Larry) White, George (Delora) Pappas, and Connie and Greg Pappas. She leaves behind 6...
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Jerry Wayne "Jay" Buckner

July 2, 1965 - October 12, 2014

Jerry Wayne "Jay" Buckner, 49, passed away on October 12, 2014 after a five year battle with a failing heart. He was born July 2, 1965, and his maternal grandmother, Katie Anderson, called him her little Jay-Bird. He has been called Jay ever since. Jay is survived by his parents Laverne and Bill Buckner; daughter Kelsay Buckner (Clay) Carrigan; siblings Jonathan and Jodi; maternal aunts Millie...
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Mark Andrew Hutslar

June 10, 1970 - October 12, 2014

Mark Andrew Hutslar, age 44, of Westfield passed away peacefully October 12th, 2014 He was born June 10th, 1970 in Gary, Indiana. Mark is survived by his parents Paul and Linda Hutslar, the love of his life Heather Hutslar who he married December 18th, 1993, children Mark Alan Hutslar and daughter Samantha Ann Hutslar. Family was always the most important aspect of life for Mark and he...
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Nona Imogene Shaffer

December 6, 1937 - October 11, 2014

Funeral services will be conducted privately. Memorial contributions may be made the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society: http://www.lls.org/
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Steven Howard

October 8, 1956 - October 11, 2014

Steven R. Howard, 58, of Carmel, entered into Heaven on Saturday, October 11, 2014, surrounded by his family. Steve was the son of Arla (Watson) and James L. Howard, Sr., and was born in Jeffersonville, IN. He graduated from Jeffersonville High School in 1974 and later received his business degree from Indiana Wesleyan. Steve spent his entire professional career with United Parcel Service and...
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Beatrice Lorraine Seibel

October 30, 1924 - October 10, 2014

Beatrice Lorraine Seibel (89) went to be with the Lord on October 10, 2014. She was born in Des Moines, Iowa to Ray (Dewey) and Irene Walker. Bea was preceded in death by her husband of nearly 60 years Dr. Robert M. Seibel and her daughter Roberta Maire Seibel. She will be greatly missed until we see her again, by her two sons Steven (Susan) Seibel and David (Linda) Seibel, her six...
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William "Bill" John McDonnell

July 20, 1925 - October 10, 2014

William John McDonnell 89, of Indianapolis, IN passed away on October 10, 2014. He was born on July 20, 1925 to Bernard and Margaret McDonnell. William worked for Eli Lilly and retired after 33 years of services. He was a proud WWII Navy veteran. William enjoyed scouting for 55 years and received the prestigious Boy Scouts volunteer award, the silver beaver. He was a member of the Tuesday...
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Frank Dubiel

December 23, 1929 - October 10, 2014

Frank was born on December 23, 1929 in Manchester, CT to John and Mary (Pachak) Dubiel. Frank served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was retired from UPS after 20 years of service. He is survived by his children, Frank (Esther) Dubiel of Indianapolis, IN, Walter Dubiel of West Palm Beach, FL, and Linda Dubiel of Franklin, NC. Frank is also survived by 5 grandchildren and 1 great...
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Patricia Sanborn

November 8, 1952 - October 10, 2014

Patricia Tucker Sanborn was 61 when she died on October 10, 2014. She was born in Hanover New Hampshire in 1952 and was a graduate of Mascoma Valley Regional High School in Canaan NH. She graduated from Adelphi University (Garden City, NY) with a degree in French Language in 1974. There she was a member of the French Honor Society and on the Dean's List. Upon graduation, Pat moved to Indianapolis...
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Nancy Joan Strange

February 21, 1930 - October 10, 2014

Nancy Joan (Hedge) Strange, 84, went to be with the Lord on Friday, October 10, 2014, following a long illness. She passed away just eleven days after her beloved husband of 67 years, Kelly Strange. Nancy was devoted to her family. She was a loving mother to Stephen (Judy), David (Cindi) and Bradley (Angie) Strange, a precious grandmother to Matthew (Susan), Andrew (Laura), Ryan, Aaron (Alison),...
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Martha R. Finchum Miller Collins

March 13, 1939 - October 10, 2014

Martha was the daughter of Woody and Bertha Finchum. She worked for RCA for more than 30 years; retiring early to move to Southern Indiana. She is survived by her husband, William Collins, her three children, Marsha Miller-Burkhardt, Garrrick (Tonya) Miller, Bart Miller and four grandchildren, Mirrissa, Miles, Jessica and Emma. Visitation will be Tuesday, October 14th from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p...
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David Lee King

August 27, 1946 - October 9, 2014

David L. King, 68, of Zionsville, passed away Thursday, October 9, 2014 at IU Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born in Altoona, PA the son of Richard and Dorothy (Trail) King. He retired from the State of Indiana-FSSA department in 2012. He received his B.S. Degree from Indiana Wesleyan and had attended Purdue University. He enjoyed camping and had coached his sons little league...
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Helen Maurer

March 20, 1921 - October 9, 2014

Helen Margaret Swann Maurer March 20, 1921-October 9, 2014 Wife of John Swann and Bernard Maurer who have both preceded her in eternal rest. Mother of Larry and Debbie Manter; Mother-in-Law of Brenda Swann and Gary Manter; Grandmother of Amy Sauer, John Swann, Stacey Walter, and Adam Manter; Great Grandmother of Evan, Harper, and Monroe Swann; April and Haley Walter; Lacey, Kellie, and Joey...
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Linda Peterson

October 9, 2014

Linda A. (Heath) Peterson, Age, Linda always said,"a women who will tell her age will tell anything", of Zionsville, passed away Thursday, October 9, 2014 at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. She was born in Indianapolis the daughter of Warren and Bobbie (Nance) Heath. She was committed to her family, a loving wife, mother, grandmother and mentor. She was a longtime member of Salem United...
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Gary L. Tarter

October 8, 2014

Gary L. Tarter Of Indianapolis, IN passed away on October 8, 2014. He was born to Charles and Irene Tarter. Gary worked for UPS and retired in 1999. He was a sports car enthusiast and was a member of the Indiana/Kentucky Viper Club. Gary enjoyed many hobbies including watching NASCAR, playing golf and reading anything sci-fic related. His true passion in life was being a hot air balloon...
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Joan Mize Ervin

May 16, 1935 - October 8, 2014

Joan Mize Ervin 79, of Indianapolis, passed away on October 8, 2014. Graveside services will be held on, Monday, October 13, 2014 at 11 a.m. in Oaklawn Memorial Gardens. Arrangements handled by Flanner and Buchanan-Broad Ripple.
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Emma Louise Reed

March 25, 1926 - October 7, 2014

E. Louise Reed, 88 of North Palm Beach passed away on October 7, 2014. She was born on March 25, 1926 in Indianapolis, the daughter of the late Freeman and Emma Lasbury. She married Robert Willis Reed, who preceded her in passing after 37 years of marriage. She was employed by Walker Research and retired from AAA Motor Club. Louise volunteered 25 years of service to the Women's Auxiliary...
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Harold Judd Parton

December 4, 1930 - October 7, 2014

Harold J. Parton, 83 of Indianapolis passed away on October 7, 2014. He was born in New River, Tennessee to Fred and Catherine Ann Honeycutt Parton and moved to Indianapolis after he served in the US Army in the Korean War. He retired from Kroger after 39 years of service. He was a member of Warren Baptist Church and former member of Heather Hills Baptist Church. He loved his family and his...
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