Obituaries from February 2013
Donald Howard Wasmer
Donald Howard Wasmer, 84, of Terre Haute, Indiana passed away at 12:45 p.m. Wednesday, February 27, 2013 in Union Hospital, Terre Haute, Ind. He was born March 3, 1928 in Jasonville, Ind. to Joseph Franklin Wasmer and Minnie Fay (Fields) Wasmer. Donald married the light of his life Marjorie E. (Harris) Wasmer on April 10, 1954 and she passed away on June 10, 2000...
Marion A. Noel
Marion A. Noel, 96, of Bloomfield, passed away Tuesday February 26, 2013 at IU Health Bloomington Hospital. Born July 19, 1916 in Greene County, Indiana the son of John and Janie (Drake) Noel. Marion's education included graduating from Whites Grade School, Worthington High School in 1934, General Association of Regular Baptist (New York) one half year, Temple Missionary Training School from 1948 - 1949, Fort Wayne Bible College Bachelor of Theology from 1949 - 1953, Indiana University at Bloomington Masters of Science in Education 1953 - 1955. ...
Terry L. Deckard
Terry L. Deckard, 64, of Bloomfield, passed away at 7:58 a.m. Monday, Feb. 25, 2013 at Monroe Hospital in Bloomington. Born August 6, 1948 in Bloomington, he was the son of Virgil and Pauline (Howell) Deckard. He was a supervisor for the Indiana RailRoad Company and served his country in the United State Army. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge...
Virginia L. Haywood
Virginia L. Haywood, 89, of Noblesville, passed away Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013 at Riverwalk Village in Noblesville. Born Jan. 19, 1924 in Union County, Ky., the daughter of Raphel and Anna Leona (Mills) Haywood. Virginia worked as a checker at White's Grocery Store and had also worked at the Woolen Mill in Bloomfield. ...
Aaron James Hineman
Aaron James Hineman, 28, of Palestine, IL and formerly of Linton, passed away Tuesday morning, February 19, 2013 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes. He was born in Vincennes on Sept. 6, 1984, the son of Jeff and Jean (Enochs) Hineman. He served our country in the United States Army during Operation Iraqi Freedom, stationed in Kirkuk. ...
John Robert Shorter
John Robert Shorter, 65, of Swansea, SC, formerly of Sandborn, passed away Tuesday, February 19, 2013, at West Columbia, SC. He was born November 26, 1947, to Harry and Sarah Ruth (Miller) Shorter in Sandborn, IN. John was a supervisor with the Keller Aluminum Company in Linton before being transferred to Corbin, KY. He was a member of the Sandborn United Methodist Church...
George M. Rhoderick
George M. Roderick, 90, of Indianapolis, Ind. and formerly of Jasonville passed away at 5:53 p.m. Sunday, February 17, 2013 in Community Hospital North, Indianapolis, Ind. He was born August 30, 1922 in Jasonville, Ind. to William Harrison Rhoderick and Opal Irene (Roseberry) Rhoderick...
Gregory Lee (Peanut) Hughes
Gregory Lee (Peanut) Hughes, 59, of Lyons, passed away at 2:35 p.m. Monday, Feb. 18, 2013 at IU Health Bloomington Hospital. Born April 7, 1953 near Marco, he was the son of James Dale and Mary Kathryn (Frederick) Hughes. He was employed at the Greene County Highway Department and attended Marco Methodist Church. He was a member of the Elks Lodge in Linton, Sons of the American Legion in Worthington and was a precinct Committeeman for the Democratic party for years...
William Eugene Goodman
William Eugene Goodman, 86, Martinsville, passed away at 7:30 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 15, 2013 at his residence. He was born on Saturday, Jan. 8, 1927 in Sandborn, IN, to the late Harley and Margaret (Southern) Goodman. Bill retired in 1979 as a machinist from International Harvester/Navistar in Indianapolis after 32 years. He served in the United States Army during World War II and was a member of the First Church of God in Martinsville...
Steve R. Tannehill
Steve R. Tannehill, 53, of Plainville, IN, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at his home surrounded by his family. He was born on July 17, 1959, in Sullivan County, IN, the son of Benny W. Tannehill and Trenia Ashcraft Tannehill. He was a member of the Church of Nazarene in Newberry...
Jeanette M. Denman
Jeanette M. Denman, 92, of Linton, Ind., passed away Friday, February 15, 2013, at Linton Nursing and Rehab in Linton. She was born on August 3, 1921, to Herbert O. and Nellie (Axe) Rolseth. On August 24, 1940 she married Charles Donald Denman. Jeanette was a homemaker and had volunteered with the Greene County General Hospital Ladies Auxiliary for several years. She was a member of Linton Assembly of God Church...
Dexter L. "Lefty" Laughlin
Dexter L. "Lefty" Laughlin, age 89, of Linton, passed away on Friday afternoon, Feb. 15, 2013, at his residence. He was born Sept. 12, 1923, in Dugger, the son of Roy M. and Audra (Davis) Laughlin. He was a 1941 graduate of Linton-Stockton High School, was an Army veteran of WW II, retired from Amax Coal Company, and was a member of American Legion Post #22, Elks Lodge #860, and VFW Post #7118, all of Linton. ...
Arthur Eugene "Gene" Lee
Arthur Eugene "Gene" Lee, 67, of Worthington, passed away at 11:13 a.m. on Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at IU Health Bloomington Hospital. He was born in Linton on Dec. 7, 1945, the son of Arthur and Anita (Rollison) Lee. He was a United States Navy veteran. He was a member and elder of the Garrard Chapel Church in Bowling Green...
Herbert Lee Bredeweg
Herbert Lee Bredeweg, age 80, of Linton, passed away on Wednesday, February 13, 2013, at Southwood Transitional Care in Terre Haute. He was born in Linton on November 10, 1932, the son of Roy H. & Maude (Fiscus) Bredeweg. He was a 1950 graduate from Linton-Stockton High School and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Lee worked as an insurance agent for Commonwealth for many years, then Peoples Trust Company for many years...
Joe B. Smith
Joe B. Smith, 84, of Springville, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013 at his residence. Born July 8, 1928 in Howard County, Ind., the son of Joseph B. Smith, Sr., and Lucie Mae (Lidy) Smith. Joe was raised in Deming, N.M. He rode fence lines for ranchers, helped gather cattle, did some rodeo, was a member of the Sheriff's posy and trained horses. ...
Herbert Lee Bredeweg
Herbert Lee Bredeweg, 80, of Linton, passed away at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, at Southwood Transitional Care in Terre Haute.
Arrangements are pending at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Linton.
Arthur E. "Gene" Lee
Arthur E. "Gene" Lee, 67, of Worthington, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, at I. U. Health in Bloomington.
Arrangements are pending at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Worthington.
Betty L. Mathena
Betty L. Mathena, 83, of Linton, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013 at the Linton Nursing and Rehab Facility. She was born on Dec. 16, 1929, to Emmanuel and Lorene (Murphy) Hagerty. On June 6, 1947, Betty married James E. Mathena and they adopted two children...
Virginia "Ginny" Ruth Brenton Boone, 83, of Dugger, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, surrounded by her family. She was born on Sept. 10, 1929, in Hutsonville, Illinois, the daughter of Charles Brenton and Mamie White Brenton. She was a member of the Eastern Star and retired from Regional Hospital after 35 years...
Robert Glenn Story
Robert Glenn Story, 86, of Lyons passed away on Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at Lyons Health & Living Center. Born August 24, 1926 in Lyons, Indiana, he was the son of Claude and Ada (Grounds) Story. Robert worked in the accounting department at NWSC Crane. He served in the Army during WWII and was a member of the Lyons Church of Christ...
Deborah Elaine Byers
Deborah Elaine Byers, 64, of Bloomfield, passed away at 3:36 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013 at her residence. Born Oct. 1, 1948 in Bedford to Carl Ernest and Florence (Evans) Byers. She was a budget analyst for Crane Army Ammunition Activity and a member of the Bloomfield First Baptist Church...
Kathleen "Kathy" Willyard
Kathleen "Kathy" Willyard, 63 of Brazil and formerly of Jasonville died unexpectedly Feb. 9, 2013 at St. Vincent Clay Hospital in Brazil. On Nov. 24, 1965 she was united in marriage to Donald E. Willyard, Sr. While they lived in Jasonville they attended the First Christian Church...
Lucile Bex Williams
Lucile Bex Williams, passed away Thursday afternoon at Glenburn Home in Linton, Ind. She was a former resident of New Castle, Ind., for 64 years before moving to Bloomfield, Ind., to be near her son. She was the daughter of Logan and Marie Terrell Bex...
Janette Terrell, 96, of Switz City, passed away Friday, Feb. 8, 2013 at Lyons Health & Living Center. Born Dec. 5, 1916 in Switz City, IN, the daughter of Fred A. and Blanch (Benjamin) Stantz. Janette was retired as the Assistant Branch Manager of Peoples Trust, Switz City Branch. She was a member of the Switz City Baptist Church...
Wilba Wanda Lee Gorby
Wilba Wanda Lee Gorby, 85, of Hymera, passed away at 5:51 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013 in Sullivan County Community Hospital, Sullivan. She was born Feb. 14, 1927 in Clay County to William Beane and Rosa (Goodman) Beane Strait. Wilba married Walter Eldin Gorby, Jr. on Aug. 24, 1946 and he passed away on Jan. 21, 1989...
Dellis Jean Enochs
Dellis Jean Enochs, 83 of Gilbertsville, Kentucky died on Tuesday, February 5, 2013, at her home in Gilbertsville, Kentucky. Born Monday, July 15, 1929 in Bright Shade, Kentucky, she was the daughter of the late Millard Jackson and the late Clara (Jackson) Jackson...
Robert G. Story
Robert G. Story, 86, of Lyons, passed away Tuesday Feb. 5, 2013 at the Lyons Health & Living Center.
Arrangements are pending at Jenkins Funeral Home in Lyons.
Barrett B. Potts
Barrett B. Potts, 76, of Jasonville, passed away at 7:27 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013 in Regional Hospital, Terre Haute. He was born July 25, 1936 in Dillsboro, N.C. to Ferdie Clinton Potts and Luna C. (Childers) Potts. Survivors include his wife, Allie E. ...
John Earl Stewart, Sr.
John Earl Stewart, Sr., 81, of Switz City, passed away at 3:50 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. He was born March 31, 1931 in Linton, the son of Willard C. and Edith E. (Burrell) Stewart. He worked for 44 years at Coca-Cola in Linton as the Cooler Service Manager and at the Linton Wal-Mart since 1998. He was a member of Nine Mile Methodist Church of Linton, Switz City Masonic Lodge 676, the Linton Elks Lodge 866, and Scottish Rite of Terre Haute...
Ethel C. McClurg
RISING SUN, Ind. -- Ethel C. McClurg, 94, of Rising Sun, Ind., and former Connersville resident, died Saturday morning, Feb. 2, 2013 at her residence. Ethel was born in Morehead, Ky., May 21, 1918 to Zenas Walton and Bertha Frances Plank Clark and attended Haldeman High School near Morehead...
John Stewart, Sr.
John Stewart, Sr., age 81, passed away on Sunday, February 3, 2013, at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Arrangements are pending at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Linton and will be posted when available.
Barrett B. Potts
Barrett B. Potts, 76, of Jasonville, IN., passed away at 7:27 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013 at Regional Hospital in Terre Haute, IN. He was born July 25, 1936 in Dillsboro, North Carolina to Ferdie Clinton Potts and Luna C. (Childers) Potts. Survivors include his wife, Allie E. ...
Willis Griffith passed away Jan. 31, 2013 from complications of pneumonia in IU Health Bloomington Hospital. Willis had spent the last six years of his life at Garden Villa, suffering from dementia. Willis was preceded in death by his mother and father Sam and Leota Griffith and eight siblings, Carl Griffith of Bloomfield, Louise Williams of Middleton, Theodore Griffith of Worthington, Annabel Graf of Bloomfield, Lewis Griffith of Worthington, Claude "Jock" Griffith of Worthington, Gertrude McClintock of Worthington, and Leroy Griffith of Clay City.. ...