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Obituaries from February 2010

James Cooksey (02/27/10)
James Cooksey, 87 of Linton passed away at 12:30PM Friday February 26, 2010 at Linton Nursing and Rehab. He was born in Greene Co, Indiana, September 15, 1922, the son of Victor and Fannie Terhune Cooksey. Married Dorothy Parks February 16, 1946 and she survives...
Joseph B Strange (02/26/10)
Joseph B Strange of Bloomfield passed away Thursday, Feb. 25, at Owen Valley Health Care Campus in Spencer. Born March 30, 1922 in Washington, Ind., he was the son of John E. and Anna C. (Williams) Strange. He was a graduate of Washington High School Class of 1941. ...
Sandra Ruth Pegg (02/26/10)
Sandra Ruth Pegg, 59, of Bloomfield, passed away at 10:29 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2010 at Bloomington Hospital. Born April 11, 1950 in South Bend, she was the daughter of Ronald and Phyllis (Lavender) Fraser. She worked for Cook, Inc. in Bloomington in production. She was a member of the Fairview United Methodist Church and a 1968 graduate from Bloomington High School...
Helen Spencer (02/24/10)
Helen Spencer, 90, of Worthington, passed away at 4:12 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2010, in Union Hospital in Terre Haute. She was born Nov. 20, 1919, in Clay City to Sherman and Ethel (Stwalley) McKee. She was a homemaker, retired from Worthington IGA in 1995 after 31 years service, and a member of First Baptist Church...
Edward D. Bickel (02/24/10)
Edward D. Bickel, 74, of Columbus, died at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2010, at Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility. Edward graduated from Coalmont High in 1953 and had lived in Columbus for approximately 50 years. He was a member of East Columbus Christian Church and Scout Master for Hoosier Hills Troop No. 64, Boy Scouts of America. His favorite activities were fishing, hunting and gardening...
Janice Sue (Clark) Gelhaus (02/24/10)
Janice Sue (Clark) Gelhaus, 67, of Coldwater, Ohio died Sunday, Feb. 21, 2010 at Parkview Memorial Hospital in Fort Wayne. Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2010 at Antioch Cemetery south of Bloomfield with the Rev. Arlen Pope officiating...
Shirley Mae Workman (02/24/10)
Shirley Mae Workman, 85, a long-time Frankfort resident, passed away on Feb. 20, 2010, in Manassas, Va. She was born on Jan. 1, 1925 in Gibson County and grew up in Worthington. he daughter of William and Alice Herman, she graduated from Worthington-Jefferson High School in 1942. ...
Delmar Wayne Scott (02/24/10)
JASONVILLE -- Delmar Wayne Scott (Wayne) passed away Saturday, Feb. 20, 2010 at the age of 77. He was the son of Charley Edwin and Dale (Forbes) Scott, born April 5, 1932. Wayne graduated from Midland High School in 1951 and worked at Indianapolis until he went into the service. ...
Robert Homer Brown (02/24/10)
Robert Homer Brown, 67, of Linton, passed away at 2:12 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 21, 2010 at Bloomington Hospital. He was born June 11, 1942, in Bloomfield, the son of Noel "Buster" and Iona May (Mitchell) Brown. He graduated from Bloomfield High School in 1960 and served for four years in the United States Air Force. He was a Programs Manager-Weapons Engineer at Crane NWSC from 1973 to 2007, serving over 37 years...
Janice Sue (Clark) Gelhaus (02/23/10)
Janice Sue (Clark) Gelhaus, 67, of Coldwater, Ohio, died Sunday, Feb. 21, 2010 at Parkview Memorial Hospital in Fort Wayne. She was born June 18, 1942 in Linton to the late Robert L. Clark and Mary E. (Foster) Clark. She was married to Ken Gelhaus for 22 years and he survives in Coldwater...
Carol A. Brinson (02/18/10)
Carol A. Brinson, 57, of Linton, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2010, at Terre Haute. She was born Nov. 3, 1952, in Linton to John (Jim) and Betty (May) West. She married Lonnie Brinson on Aug. 12, 1988. Carol was the treasurer of Linton-Stockton School Corporation for 18 years. She enjoyed reading books and playing Texas Holdem...
Ronald A. Force (02/18/10)
Ronald A. Force, 60, of Jasonville, passed away at 11:10 p.m. Wednesdy, Feb. 17, 2010, at his residence. He was born July 29, 1949, in Linton, the son of William Dean and Mary M. (James) Force. He was a journeyman lineman and a member of IBEW Local 1393 in Indianapolis. He enjoyed playing his guitar, gardening and spending time outdoors with his grandkids...
Robert Allen (02/17/10)
Robert Allen, 85, of Owensburg, died at 12:10 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 15, 2010 at Bloomington Hospital. Born Sept. 9, 1924 in Martin County, he was the son of John Thomas and Ola (Bays) Allen. He married Margaret Ashcraft on October 6, 1951 and she survives...
Glen D. Faulk (02/17/10)
Glen D. Faulk, 76, of Worthington, passed away at 8:40 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2010 at Morgantown Health Care Inn in Morgantown. He was born Nov. 12, 1933 in Indianapolis to Clovis and Florence M. (Davis) Faulk. He retired from Utilities District of Western Indiana REMC in 1995 after 37 years of service. He was a member of the Worthington Christian Church, Worthington Masonic Lodge and was a U.S. Army veteran...
Robert Norman McKean (02/17/10)
Robert Norman McKean, 84, of Evansville passed away Feb. 16, 2010 at West Columbia Healthcare Cener in Evansville. He was born in Indianapolis on Sept. 25, 1925 to Frank and Mary E. "Deal" McKean. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother...
Alvin J. "Pat" Patton (02/17/10)
Alvin J. "Pat" Patton, 86, of Linton, passed away at 12:10 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2010 at Greene County General Hospital. Born in Dugger on May 24, 1923, he was the son of Alfred Patton and Edna Wiseman Patton. He was an WWII Army veteran, a member of the Dugger American Legion Post 224, and retired from the Minnehaha Coal Mine...
Iva Jean (Kessinger) St. John (02/17/10)
Iva Jean (Kessinger) St. John, 83, passed away at 7:25 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 15, 2010 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. She was born April 26, 1926 in Jasonville, the daughter of Newton and Mary (Passen) Kessinger. She married Carl St. John on May 15, 1991...
Wilma L. Smith (02/16/10)
Wilma L. Smith, 96, of Worthington passed away 9:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 15, 2010 at the residence of her son. She was born Nov. 13, 1913, in Illinois, to S. Kenneth and Bessie N. (Shelburn) Phillips. She was a homemaker and formerly worked at IGA in Worthington, and she attended the Worthington Baptist Church...
Ronald "Ron" M. Barr (02/15/10)
Ronald "Ron" M. Barr Ronald "Ron" M. Barr, 72, of Linton, passed away Monday morning, Feb. 15, 2010, at Bloomington Hospital. He was born Nov. 16, 1937, in Indianapolis, the son of Robert J. and Doris I. (Waltz) Barr. He was sales manager for Carson-Firkins in Linton for 15 years, owned and operated Prime Auto in Linton for three years, and was a member of Linton Elks Lodge 866...
Jacquelyn Sue Hawkins (02/15/10)
Jacquelyn Sue Hawkins, 58, of Jasonville, passed away at 5:11 p.m., Friday, February 12, 2010 at Sullivan County Community Hospital. She was born in Sullivan, Jan. 1, 1952, the daughter of Gene Hawkins and Sharon Sherman Hawkins. She was preceded in death by her mother Sharon Hawkins and one grandchild...
Dorthy Johnson Swan (02/15/10)
Dorthy Johnson Swan, 69, of Dugger, passed away at 4:42 PM Saturday February 13, 2010 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. Born in Bicknell, Indiana November 20, 1940, the daughter of Corbett Johnson and Harriett DeBord Johnson. She married Richard Swan August 7, 1965 and he survives...
Billy T. McKinney, Sr. (02/14/10)
Billy T. McKinney, Sr., 84, of Linton, passed away Feb. 13, 2010, at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. He was born on June 6, 1925 in Linton, IN, to Thomas Henry and Mabel G. (Suthard) McKinney. Billy was employed with the United States Postal Service, at the Linton office for 40 years, until his retirement in 1982...
Howard "Ed" Ketchem, (02/13/10)
Howard "Ed" Ketchem, 95, of Lyons, passed away at 4:00 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2010 at Lyons Health & Living Center. Born Aug. 19, 1914 in Greene County, he was the son of Milford and Jennie (Crane)Ketchem. Ed was a drag line and heavy equipment operator for various contractors, and worked at Crane. He was a member of the Lyons United Methodist Church and the International Union Operating Engineers # 181...
Velma I. Nellis (02/13/10)
Velma I. Nellis, 97, of Bloomfield, passed away at 10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12, 2010 at Lyons Health & Living Center. Born Sept. 23, 1912 in Greene County, she was the daughter of Walter and Alice (Graves) Byers. She was a homemaker and a member of the Bloomfield First Christian Church...
Ruby A. Achors (02/12/10)
Ruby Alice Achors, 83, of Fairland, died Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010, at Regency Place in Greenwood. Born Feb. 11, 1927, in Lyons, she was the daughter of Herbert Edgar and Audrey Frances (Elgan) Canady. She married Noah Delbert Achors on July 14, 1945, and he preceded her in death on March 28, 1998...
John George Coffman Jr. (02/12/10)
John George Coffman Jr., 49, of Sullivan, passed away at 2:30 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 12, 2010 at Lee Allan Bryant in Rockville. He was born in Sullivan County on March 7, 1960, the son of John Coffman Sr. and Phyllis May Coffman. He was preceded in death by his parents, and an infant sister, Joan Coffman...
William Earl Manuel (02/11/10)
William Earl Manuel, 81, of Cass, passed away at 3:07 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010 at Shakamak Good Samaritan in Jasonville. Born in Sullivan County on May 23, 1928, he was the son of William McKinley Manuel and Pansy Critchfield Manuel. He married Marilyn Shorter on Oct. 31, 1954 and she survives...
Sherl Edward Hasler (02/11/10)
Sherl Edward Hasler, 89, of Bloomfield, passed away Feb. 9, 2010. He was born July 6, 1920, the son of Vactor and Mary Hasler, near Mineral, Ind. Sherl served with the 862nd EAB Battalion during WWII, 1942-45, and retired from Crane Naval Weapons Support Center in 1978. There he worked as an operational supervisor for the railroad...
Marilyn June (Rhodes) Anderson (02/10/10)
She was born Sept. 12, 1949 in Taylor County, Ky. She was preceded in death by her parents, sister, Wanda Bryant, and brother, Charles Rogers. She was a homemaker, a Linton-Stockton High School graduate of the Class of 1968, member of the Dugger Church of Christ, and the Ellis Community Bunco Club. Marilyn loved to crochet, was an avid reader, enjoyed writing poetry, and loved her grandchildren, great-grandson, nieces and nephews...
Joan E. (Knight) Turner (02/08/10)
Joan E. (Knight) Turner, 72, of 591 Donica Church Road, Bedford died at 12:27 a.m. on Feb. 6, 2010 at the home of her daughter. Born Sept. 5, 1937 in Bedford, she was the daughter of Ben and Helen (Sowder) Knight. She attended Needmore School. She married Archie V. ...
Bud Holland McDougal, M.D. (02/08/10)
Bud Holland McDougal, M.D., 70, of Indianapolis, died Saturday, Feb. 6, 2010 in Community Hospital North, Indianapolis. He was born April 16, 1939 In Donnelly, Idaho to Ralph "Speck" and Mary (Willey) McDougal. Bud attended the University of Oklahoma and the University of Idaho, receiving his undergraduate degree from U of I in 1961. ...
Donald R. Graves (02/05/10)
Donald R. Graves, 78, of Indianapolis, passed away Friday, Feb. 5, 2010. He was born Aug. 6, 1931, in Cincinnati, Ohio, son of the late Charles E. and Marie Graves. Don graduated from Bloomfield High School, in Greene County, and attended Indiana State University. Don also graduated from Gradwohl School of Medical Technology in St. Louis, Mo. He was vice president and sales manager of General Medical Corporation in Indianapolis, and was an avid outdoorsman...
Brenda Cross (02/02/10)
Brenda Cross, 55, of Jasonville, died at 9 a.m. Monday, Feb. 1, 2010 at her residence. She was born Sept. 9, 1954 in Linton, the daughter of Clarence "Buck" and Julia Lillian (Davies) Cross. She was a CNA at Shakamak Good Samaritan Nursing Center for 36 years and graduated from Shakamak High School in 1973. ...
Rose Vera Smith (02/02/10)
Rose Vera Smith, 79, of Bloomfield, passed away at 12:57 p.m. Monday, Feb. 1, 2010 at Bloomington Hospital. Born October 30, 1930 in Brockton, Massachusetts, she was the daughter of Ralph and Melina (Lombardo) Macrina. She was a homemaker and a member of the Holy Name Catholic Church in Bloomfield. She was active in Bible study fellowship and was a former pink lady at Bloomington Hospital...
Wilmer D. Lawrence (02/01/10)
Wilmer D. Lawrence, 85, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2010 at Homeview Nursing Home in Franklin. He was a lifelong resident of Bargersville. He was born on July 2, 1924 in Greene County to Charles Albert and Choloe W. (Lynn) Lawrence. He married Emina "Hope" (Barrett) Lawrence on March 17, 1945. She preceded him in passing in October 2004...
Daren William Hanauer (02/01/10)
Daren William Hanauer, 87, of rural Bloomfield, died Jan. 30, 2010 at Lyons Health and Living Center. Born Oct. 15, 1922 in Bippus, Indiana, he was the son of Othol and Grace (Ahner) Hanauer. He was married to Barbara (Dilley) Hanauer June 8, 1951 at Wesley Foundation on Purdue University campus...