Logansport High School
Class of 1961 Memorial Page
114 classmates that we shall remember

Most recent update....07-04-2022

new-nobl.gifWe are now able to begin updating information after 26 months.

Classmate deaths since 10-25-2015 will be listed here as we attempt to catch up.

Only names and obituary links will be added to this page.
Deaths prior to 10-25-2015 are listed below this list.


** Clarence Frederick Wandrei died June 24, 2022 **
Carol A. Hedlund Osgerby died October 25, 2021 **
** Shirley Ann Hewitt Hallam died October 23, 2021 **
** Gary James Hahn died July 11, 2019, in Florida **
** Bonnie Jean Smith Goodman died July 18, 2021 **
** Linda Lutes Welch died July, 8, 2021 **

** Eloise M. Taylor Berry died June 21, 2021 **
** Lawrence D. Farrell died June 3, 2021 **
** Robin L. Camp died April 24, 2020 **
** Larry H. Watterson died February 24, 2020 **
** Patricia A. Kochel Meyer died March 27, 2021 **

** Benjamin ‘Ben’ L Bechdol died February 10, 2021 **
** Sandra Kay Selvio Lael died February 1, 2021 **
** John P. McIlwain died September 12, 2020 **
** Jane I. Koons Smith died November 6, 2020 **
** Joseph Leland Smith died October 8, 2020 **

** William Paul Hufford died October 2, 2020 **
** Douglas Harold Wilburn died September 15, 2020 **
** Carolyn Jo Savini Holcomb died September 13, 2020
** Bonnie Marie Brewer Burgess died October 25,2018
** Charles Julian Myers died July 5, 2020 **

** Sandra Jane “Sandy” Murray died July 13, 2020 **
** Richard D. “Dick” Withrow died March 21, 2019 **
** Michael J Stewart died April 19, 2017 **
** Bruce R Baker died May 7, 2020 **
** Terry E Smith died April 4-2020 **

** Richard E Long died March 29, 2020 **
** Andrea Dreiss Hagolani died December 8, 2019 (Exchange Student) **
** Marcella M Baer Rist died October 3, 2019 **
** Virginia A. “Ginny” Koenig Krause died September 10, 2019 **
** Edward William Schawitsch died July 9, 2019 **

Ronald Wayne Grandstaff died April 4, 2019 **
Sarah Kathryn Malady Eifler died February 13-2019 **         
Brian Tracy Stuart died October 23, 2018 **
Sara Jane "Janie" Keener Scheider died July 31, 2018 **
Dr. Mary Alice Jacot Herron died June 12, 2018 **

Michael Paul "Fang" Baumgartner died April 29, 2018 **
Walter T Michael died April 26, 2018 **
Edgar  Walter "Ed" Closson died April 6, 2018 **
Harold E Apt died March 14, 2018 **
** Roger Lyle Lehnus died January 9, 2018 **

** Carolyn E Rombold Combs die October 16, 2017 **
** Mary Catherine Miller Ebey died May 2, 2017 **
** Dr. Charles M Hatcher died Janaury 17, 2016 **
** Jerry Lee Allen, Sr. died October 27, 2015 **
** Jayne Jackson Hershman died March 3, 2016 **

new-nobl.gif** Sandra Kay Callaway Vitello died October 25, 2015 **
** Roberta Geneva Hammontree Porter died October 19, 2015 **
See Below for names, obits, pictures of those who died before October 19, 2015

Michael Adams - HS

Michael H. Adams

July 10, 1943 — October 3, 2005 (62)

    Michael H Adams 62, passed away, Monday, October 3, 2005 in Indianapolis, Indiana. He was born July 10, 1943, in Logansport to Hugh Franklin and Charlotte Alice (Young) Adams.
    Survivors include: wife, Jean (Larson) Adams; son, Mark Adams; daughter, Lora Adams; brother, Neil J Adams; and four grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father.
    He graduated from Purdue University with a B.S. Degree in Forestry and received his MBA from the University of Indianapolis.
    Michael retired from the U.S. Army Reserves as a Lt. Colonel.
    He had worked as the purchasing manager for G & H Wire in Franklin, Indiana. He and his wife had owned and operated Cake Create for over 16 years.
    He was a member of the Greenwood United Methodist Church and of their Bell Choir. He was also a member of the American Legion #252, the Tipton Masonic Lodge in Logansport, the Scottish Rite in Indianapolis, and was a lifetime member of the Purdue Alumni Association. Mr. Adams was the treasurer of the Historic Auto Club of Indianapolis, and enjoyed driving and restoring classic automobiles.
    A memorial service will be held at Greenwood United Methodist Church at 2 p.m. Friday.
    In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Purdue Cancer Center, Purdue Dept. of Forestry, and the Greenwood UMC Music Department. Arrangements are entrusted to Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service & Crematory, Greenwood Chapel. Further information available at: www.wilsonstpierre.com

 Don Anweiler - HS

Donald L Anweiler - obit

 Donald L.Anweiler

November 27, 1942 — February 22, 2011 (68)

    Donald L. Anweiler, age 68, Logansport, passed away at 5:00 p.m., on Tuesday, February 22, 2011, in St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis.
    Born November 27, 1942, in Logansport, he was the son of Walter C. and Ruth (Parker) Anweiler.
    Don retired after 13 years in sales at Cass County Lumber Company.  Prior to that, he had been employed at David’s Hardware for 16 years.
    A graduate of Logansport High School, he joined the U.S. Army during the Viet Nam Conflict.  After his honorable discharge, he then attended Pillsbury Baptist Bible College in Minnesota for nearly three years.
    At Hillcrest Baptist Church, where he was a member, Don was amazingly involved in the fourth to sixth grade Sunday School classes, along with the fourth to sixth grade King’s Kids Wednesday night club.  Weekly, he took the kids to visit other children and those older members of the church who were shut-ins.  He also served several terms as a church deacon, and was very involved in its bus ministry.
    Surviving are one brother, Clarence (wife, Helena), Wabash; one sister, Betty Pfaff, Logansport; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews, and great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews.
    He was preceded in death by two brothers, Walter Anweiler Jr. and Larry Anweiler.
    Services will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, February 26, 2011, at Hillcrest Baptist Church with Pastor Tim Berlin officiating.
    Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, at Kroeger Funeral Home and from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday at the church.
    Burial will be in Veterans Square in Mount Hope Cemetery with full military honors.
    Memorial contributions may be made to Hillcrest Baptist Church.

James M Arnold - HS

James M. Arnold

May 18, 1943 — Dec. 24, 2005 (62)

     James M. “Jim” Arnold, 62, of Anderson, died Dec. 24, 2005, at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.
     He was born May 18, 1943, in Logansport and had been an Anderson resident since 1964.
     He was employed in production at General Motors for 22 years where he was known as "Beatle."  He also owned Valley Grove Gun Shop for 29 years, which he deeply loved.
     He was a member of the Methodist Church in Logansport. He graduated from Logansport High School in 1961.  He was a member of the NRA and Mechanicsburg Masonic Lodge 392.  He was a member of the National Hot Rod Association and he loved his antique cars.
     Survivors include his wife of 43 years, classmate Anna (Locke) Arnold of Anderson, whom he married in Muncie on Sept. 11, 1962; his mother-in-law, Hazel Shock of Logansport; two daughters, Elizabeth Mullen and Jennifer and husband Andrew Bagienski, all of Anderson; two brothers, John “Jack” Arnold of Florida and Gerald “Jerry” Arnold of Anderson; five grandchildren, Lauren Mullen, Bailey Mullen, Oliviah Bagienski, Jaric Bagienski and Bret Bagienski; several nieces and nephews.
     He was preceded in death by his parents, Mason J. and Emma Louise (Maple) Arnold.
     Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Rozelle-Johnson Funeral Service with Robert Bell officiating.  Please join us in a memorial cruise-in and drive your classic car.
     Visitation will be 3 to 5 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday and one hour prior to the service Thursday at the funeral home.  Masonic services will be conducted by the Mechanicsburg Masonic Lodge 392 at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.
     Memorial contributions may be made to the In As Much Food Kitchen.
E-mail condolences to: RJFuneralSvc@aol.com

Jolene K Bailey - HS JuniorNo

Jolene Kaye Bailey Fergus

     June 26, 1943 — Jan 29, 2000 (56)

     Services for Jolene Kaye Bailey Fergus, 56 of Woodlawn Acres, formerly of 417 Day Street, will be held at 11 p.m. Tuesday in Marocco Funeral Chapel.
     She died at 9:40 a.m. Saturday, January 29, 2000, in Logansport Memorial Hospital.
     Born June 26, 1943, in Logansport, she was the daughter of Joseph Wayne and Mary M. Berg Bailey.
     A homemaker, she was formerly employed at Switches, Inc.
     She was a member of St. James Lutheran Church.  She enjoyed gardening and crafts.
     Surviving are two sons, Scott Leonard Fergus and Jeffery Lowell Fergus, both of Monticello: one daughter, Sheryl L. Fergus, Greentown: two grandchildren: and a friend, Jim .
     Her mother, Mary M. Terry, and one grandchild, Andy Carmichael, preceded in death.
     Pastor Marvin Hinkle will officiate the services.  Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery.
     Friends may call from 9 a.m. until the time of services Tuesday in the funeral home.

 Jackqueline "Jackie" Baker - HS

Jackqueline J Baker Myers - obit

Jackqueline J "Jackie" Baker Myers

        June 6, 1943 --- December 12, 2009  (66)

     Jackqueline J. “Jackie” Myers, 66, Logansport, passed away at 8:05 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12, 2009, at her residence.
Born June 6, 1943, in Logansport, she was the daughter of Elvin Baker and Bertha (Murray) Baker, both of whom have preceded her in death. She was married in Logansport on June 28, 1963, to Merle W. Myers, who survives.
     A homemaker, Jackie was also an avid lover of harness racing, supporting her husband and son from the grandstands and in the barn.
     She treasured her husband, children and grandchildren and enjoyed spending time with extended family and friends. Her home was open to many in time of need and was willing to help anyone at any time.
     She loved to spend time outdoors enjoying the family farm, working in the yard and taking off on the motorcycle spending time with her husband. She enjoyed playing the accordion and singing with her dad at various places.
     She worked at North Drugs for many years and also worked at Dale Hardy’s for 11 years. She touched many lives and will be deeply missed by all. She battled her illness to the end.
     Jackie was a member of Shiloh United Church of Christ.
     Also surviving is a son, Michael W. ‘Buck’ Myers, Logansport; two daughters, Lydia K. Myers, Logansport, and Melinda C. “Mindy” Trimble and husband Kevin, Amboy; one brother, Harry Baker and wife Crystal, Lexington, Ky.; grandchildren, Nicholas Myers, Kathleen Trimble and Kale Trimble; mother-in-law, Florence Myers, Logansport; sisters-in-law, Carolyn Baker Hardeback, Tipton, Connie Myers Cosgray, Monticello, Karen Snyder and husband Kevin “Sam”, Logansport; brother-in-law, Gary Myers and wife Pam, Logansport; and several nieces and nephews.
     She was preceded in death by a brother, Edward Baker, and father-in-law, Cecil Myers.
     Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Kroeger Funeral Home.
     The Rev. Dirk Raderstorf will officiate. Burial will be in Shiloh Cemetery, Logansport.
     Friends may call from 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
     Memorial contributions may be made to the Harness Horse Youth Foundation, Attn: Ellen, 16575 Carey Road, Westfield, IN 46074.

Tattler Picture available later.

William T Barrett - obit 

William T Barrett

November 29, 1942 --- December 10, 2005  (63)

     Services for William T. Barrett, 63, of Logansport, will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in Kroeger Funeral Home.  He died at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 10, 2005, in his residence.
     Born Nov. 29, 1942, in Logansport, he was the son of Norbert and Eleanor C. Fettig Barrett.
     A tool and die maker, Mr. Barrett was retired from Daimler-Chrysler Corporation.  He also had been employed at RBM Manufacturing.
     Bill was a 1961 graduate of Logansport High School.  He was a member of the United Auto Workers Union, and he was involved with numerous clubs and organizations throughout his life.
     Surviving are his brothers, Vincent Barrett and his wife, Sarah, Charles E. Barrett and John Barrett and his wife, Sharon, all of Logansport; a sister and brother-in-law, Mary Ann and Mark Penz, Logansport; and several nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews.
     Deacon Juan Rodriguez will officiate at the services.
     Burial will be in St. Vincent’s Cemetery in Logansport.
     Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, where a Scripture service will be held at 6 p.m.
     Memorial contributions may be made to a favorite charity.

John Kenneth Bowman - HS

John Kenneth "Ken" Bowman

February 13, 1943  ---  July 13, 1974  (31)

     A former Cass County, Indiana, resident was killed in a tractor accident in North Carolina last week [July 1974].
     John Kenneth Bowman, 31, formerly of Rt. 2, Logansport, died Saturday in the accident near his home at Rt. 1, Landrum, N.C.
     A graduate of John Brown University, Arkansas, he had attended Deer Creek and Camden High Schools and was a 1961 graduate of Logansport High School.
     The son of John L. [Bowman] and Goldie Golden, Rt. 2, Delphi, he was a member of the Green Creek Ruritan Club and the Green Creek Volunteer Fire Department in N.C.  He was formerly employed as a chemist with Deering Milliken.
      In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Judy Macpherson Bowman; a daughter, Cynthia and a son, Bryan, both at home; and a sister, Judy Leach, Noblesville.
 Services were hold Tuesday in Landrum, N.C.  

David Boyer - HS 

 David Allen Boyer

November 13, 1942  ---  December 19, 2010  (68)

       Information from SSDI and Findagrave.com

     Born in Indiana Nov. 13, 1942,and died in California Dec. 19, 2010.
     Last SS benefits mailed to San Diego.
     He is buried in the Riverside National Cemetery, Riverside, California. (

    David's sister, Sandy Boyer ('58), confirmed by telephone that David died in California on the date shown and had lived in San Diego.  Sandy is the only sibling of five surviving at this date (2-25-12).  Deceased are Helene, Carol '54, Judith '56, and David '61; Sandy '58 lives in San Diego.

Terry DeCamp Braden - HS 

Terry DeCamp Braden - obit

 Terry DeCamp Braden

July 13, 1943  ---  October 27, 2006  (63)

     Terry's wife Carrie has graciously provided the following information for us:

     Terry DeCamp Braden (LHS '61) died suddenly October 27, 2006 following a deep brain ruptured aneurysm.  He served in the U.S. Coast Guard, graduated from Winona State University in Winona, Minnesota.
     He was a Master Barber, a long distance truck driver, and in his last years a gentleman rancher.
     He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Carrie Jo Gifford Braden (LHS '62), a son, Michael, a daughter Cara Braden Ager, and eight grandchildren.
     Burial was held at a military cemetery overlooking the ocean at San Diego, near the place that he and Carrie often visited and watched the ships come into the bay.


 Sandra Kay Callaway Vitello

June 3, 1942  ---  October 25, 2015  (73)

     Sandra K. Vitello, 73, of Logansport, Indiana, passed away at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015, in her home.

     Born June 3, 1942, in Buffalo, New York, she was the daughter of the late Jerry and Mary Callaway.

     The Callaway family moved to Logansport in 1944.  Sandra was a 1961 graduate of Logansport High School.

     Sandra had a very strong work ethic, retiring after 42 years of service to General Tire/Trelleborg Corporation.

     She is survived by two sons Shane G. Vitello and his partner Fran Antrim of Logansport, and Eric B. Vitello of Westfield, Indiana; her former daughter-in-law Tammy Provost Vitello of Westfield; one grandson Cole C. Vitello of Westfield, Indiana; two sisters, Betty Slater of Pennsylvania and Donna Bothum and her husband George of Florida; one nephew Dave Slater; and a very dear cousin, Jack Newberry of Florida.

     She was preceded in death by one sister, Pat Johnson, and Sandra's former husband Frank Vitello.

     Sandra left instructions to thank her children, friends, and neighbors in Westfield for all the good times.  She and her family especially appreciated Dr. Marval, Dr. Janelle Miller, and Dr. James Miller, and their exceptional staff.  Special thanks are given to Sandra's "rug rats" Chad Walker and Corina.

     Fisher Funeral Chapel has been entrusted with cremation arrangements.  Services will be private.

     You may share condolences in her guest book at www.fisherfuneralchapel.com  (10-29-2015)

                         Information from Fisher Funeral Home website.

Carl R Calloway - HS

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January 11, 1942  ---  February 22, 1999  (56)

     WARSAW - Services for Carl Roman Calloway, 57, of 1660 W. Lake Street, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday in First Baptist Church, Patterson Road.
     Mr Calloway died at 8:25 p.m. Monday, Feb. 22, 1999, in Parkview hospital, Fort Wayne.
     Born Jan. 11, 1942, in Logansport, he was the son of Charles Quincy and Gladys Fern Maxson Calloway. On Oct. 27, 1961, he was married to Susan M. Campbell, who survives.
     A 26-year Kosciusko County resident, Mr. Calloway had been employed at Financial Solutions and Combined Insurance.
     He was a member of First Baptist Church.
     Also surviving are three sons, Leighton Calloway, Winona Lake, Carl Calloway, Fort Wayne, and Paul Calloway, Muncie; two brothers, Charles E Calloway (died at age 78, May 4, 2015), Logansport, and Robert Q Calloway (died at age 79. Nov. 17, 2006), Lafayette; and three grandchildren.
     One sister preceded in death.
     Pastor Karl Kloppmann will officiate at the services.  Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery.
     Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday in Titus Funeral Home, 2000 E. Sheridan St.
     Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church Memorial Fund, 2819 Patterson Road, Warsaw, IN  46580

 Donald J CArroll Logan

 Donald J Carroll Logan

April 24, 1943  ---  February 5, 2011  (67)

     We believe this information to be of our classmate Donald J Carroll Logan, but concrete information is not available. At last reunion, we had Donald listed as missing on the website and he responded with an email saying he was not missing, but was alive and kicking in Georgia. If anyone can confirm this, please let us know. Bob Hardin (9-30-2011). 

     Donald was born on April 24, 1943 and passed away on Saturday, February 5, 2011.  Donald was a resident of Covington, Georgia.

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Richard Cassidy - HS

Richard Cassidy - obit

 Richard W Cassidy, Jr.

     March 3, 1943 --- June 9, 2003  (60)

     Services for Richard W. Cassidy Jr., 60, Logansport, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in Calvary Presbyterian Church.
     Mr. Cassidy died at 9:26 p.m. Monday, June 9, 2003, in Logansport Memorial Hospital.
     Born March 3, 1943, in Logansport, he was the son of Richard W. and Norma P. Laymon Cassidy. He was married Sept. 13, 1969, in Iowa, to Carolyn Field, who survives.
     For 20 years, Mr. Cassidy was the president of Security Federal Savings Bank with locations in Logansport and Kokomo. Prior to that, he had been senior vice president, trust officer and legal counsel for the First National Bank of Logansport.
     A 1961 graduate of Logansport High School, he attended Wabash College, graduating in 1965. In later years, he served on the Wabash College Alumni Board.
     Following graduation from Wabash, he was named a Rotary International fellow to the University of Wurzburg, Germany. He returned the following year to the United States, where he enrolled in law school at Boston University, graduating with a law degree in 1969. While at Boston University Law School, he was on the staff of the law review.
     Mr. Cassidy was a member of the Thompson, Hine and Flory law firm of Cleveland, Ohio, after his graduation.
     In the early 1970s, he returned to Logansport, where he was staff attorney for the National Bank of Logansport. He also practiced with the firm Miller, Tolbert, Hirschauer & Wildman.
     A very active member of the Logansport, Cass County and area community, he was chairman of the successful capital fund drive to build the new Cass County Family Y in 1973. He had recently agreed to lead a capital fund drive for a new Cass County Animal Shelter.
     He was a former Cass County United Way Board member and received the Frank McHale Award from the Logansport-Cass County Economic Development Foundation for his work in promoting economic development in Logansport. He also served on the Logansport Planning Commission.
     In 1993, he was instrumental in coordinating the establishment of the three-county Northern Indiana Community Foundation. He served on the board of the foundation until the Cass County Community Foundation separated from the Northern Indiana Foundation. He was an active board member of the new Cass County Community Foundation.
     In his honor, the Cass County Community Foundation established the "Richard W. Cassidy Jr. Thanks-For-Giving" Award to recognize volunteer contributions.
     Mr. Cassidy was a longtime member and former president of the board of the Logansport/Cass County Public Library. He also was a former member of the Indiana Savings and Loan Board and had been consulted by industry leaders on proposed state banking legislation.
     He was a member of Calvary Presbyterian Church and played the recorder and percussion instruments. He was an avid calligrapher. He had performed in more than a dozen pit orchestras for Civic Players of Logansport. He was a recipient of the Book of Golden Deed Award from the Logansport Evening Exchange Club and served on building corporations for the Logansport Community School Corporation and Logansport Memorial Hospital. He also sponsored and participated in an adult spelling bee to promote literacy.
     Also surviving are two sons, Brendon Cassidy and his fiancé, Sandra Yu, Sherman Oaks, Calif., and Michael Cassidy and his wife, Elizabeth, Washington, Pa.; his father, Richard Cassidy Sr., Logansport; one sister, Carol Link and her husband, Michael, Attica; his mother-in-law, Marie Field, San Gabriel, Calif.; aunts and uncles, Charles and Joann Ross and Mary Cooper, all of Logansport; nieces and nephew, Melissa Beckner, Fishers, Kai Marie Field, Topeka, Kan., and Craig Beckner, Fishers; two sisters-in-law, Gerry Keeling, San Gabriel, Calif., and Joanne Field, Topeka, Kan.; one brother-in-law, Don Field and his wife, Poca, Topeka, Kan.; and several cousins.
     His mother, Norma P. Cassidy, preceded in death.
     The Rev. Douglas Mankell will officiate at the services. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery.
     Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday in Kroeger Funeral Home, and one hour before the services Friday in the church.
     Memorial contributions may be made to the Richard W. Cassidy Jr. Memorial Scholarship Fund in care of the Cass County Community Foundation, P.O. Box 441, Logansport, or to a favorite charity.

     To see the Pharos Tribune articles about Dick Cassidy that were printed on the front page, June 10, 2003, or the editorial page, June 11, 2003, please follow the link to the special information page.

Mary Margaret Conrad - HS

Mary Leffert - obit

Mary Margaret (Margie) Conrad Leffert

November 30, 1943  ---  October 20, 1997  (53)

     Margie was the daughter of Jack and Gladys Conrad and grew up in Logansport.  She is survived by a son Troy, Logansport, and daughter Lori Leffert-Myers, grandaughter Carly Myers and grandson Nathan Myers, all of Leo, Indiana.  Also surviving are her brothers and their wives who live in Logansport; Jim and Thelma, John and Marsha, and Joseph.  A sister Janie and her husband Al live in Washington, Indiana. 
     Margie was employed at Millers Merry Manor and was a member of All Saints Catholic Church.

From Pharos Tribune: Tues. 10-21-1997:

     Services for Mary Margaret "Margie" Leffert, 53, of 425 W. Northern Ave., will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday in Kroeger Funeral Home.
     Miss Leffert died at 9:20 p.m. Monday, Oct. 20, 1997, in Logansport Memorial Hospital.      Born Nov. 30, 1943, in Logansport, she was the daughter of John E. "Jack" and Gladys Lanahan Conrad.
     Miss Leffert had been employed at Miller's Merry Manor.
     She was a member of All Saints Catholic Church.
     Surviving are one son, Troy Leffert, Logansport; one daughter and son-in-law, Lori and Brad Myers, Fort Wayne; three brothers and two sisters-in-law, John and Marsha Conrad, and Jim and Thelma Conrad, all of Logansport, and Joe Conrad, Indianapolis; one sister and brother-in-law, Jane and Al Hoevel, Washington; and several nieces and nephews.
     Father Leo Haigerty will officiate at the services. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery.
     Friends may call from 4 to 9 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home, where the rosary will be recited at 5:30 p.m.
     Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.  

Larry D Crockett - HS

Larry D Crockett - obit

  Larry D Crockett

9-11-1942      4-2-2013    (Age 70)

     Larry D. Crockett, 70, Logansport, Indiana, passed away at 6:35 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, 2013, at Seton Specialty Hospital, Lafayette.
     Born Sept. 11, 1942, in Logansport, he was the son of the late Harvey and Mary Gladys (Humphrey) Crockett.  On Sept. 20, 1963, he married his high school sweetheart, Carol Boyd, she survives.
     He was a 1961 Logansport High School graduate.
     Larry was a retired Tool and Die Engineer.  He was formerly employed at Small Parts and Humphrey Tool.  He also formerly owned and operated Acorn Enterprises.  Larry enjoyed woodworking, carpentry and working around the home.
     Survivors include his wife, Carol, Logansport, son, Kevin Crockett, Eugene, Ore., sister, Patty Bowman, Logansport, brother-in-law, Robert Boyd (Vickie), Kokomo; beloved granddaughter, Karah Crockett, Logansport, and several nieces and nephews.
     He was preceded in death by five brothers and one sister.
     Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Marocco-Rans Funeral Chapel.  Burial will be at Ever-Rest Memorial Park.
     Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
     Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
     Please sign the online guestbook and condolences to the Crockett family at ransfuneralhomes.com  

                    Information from Pharos Tribune website

Vicky Diane Current - HS

Vicky Diane Current

 Helen L Davis - HS

Helen L Davis Yoder - 50th Reunion

  Helen Louise Davis Yoder

June 15, 1943  ---  June 4, 2012 (68)

     Born June 15, 1943, in Portland, Indiana, and died June 4, 2012, in Pensacola, Florida.  She was the daughter of Rev. Walter C. Davis Jr. and Ruthanna Gotherman.
     A 1961 graduate of Logansport High School, Logansport, Indiana, and in 1966 graduated from Marion County General Hospital School of Nursing, Indianapolis, Indiana.
     She married George Harvey Yoder on Jan. 25, 1966.
     Surviving are her husband George and daughter Angela Yoder, sister Barbara A. Davis, Mishawaka, Indiana and brother Walter C. Davis III, Norwich, Conn.; Nieces and Nephews.

                        Information from Helen's brother Walter on 6-6-2012

     Helen passed away June 4, 2012 with her husband and daughter by her side.
     She lived and grew up in Logansport, Indiana from 1952 through 1965, where her father pastored St. Luke's Lutheran Church.  Helen graduated from Logansport High School in 1961.  Following high school she attended Marion County General Hospital School of Nursing and graduated in June 1966 as a registered nurse.
     She married George Yoder January 25, 1966, celebrating 46 years of marriage January 2012.  Together they moved frequently while George served in the military, spending several years in Germany. Helen & George raised one daughter, Angela Yoder.  They have resided in Pensacola, Florida, since 1983.
     Helen volunteered for Hospice of Northwest Florida (now Covenant Hospice) for many years.  She was a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church in Pensacola from 1986 to present.  She served as a church elder several times and also sang in the church choir.  Helen had a love for animals, and spoke of them frequently.
     Helen's memorial service is June 15, 2012 at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Pensacola, FL.
                         Information from classmate Karen Kuns Hann, 6-15-2012

 Richard "Dick" DeWitt - HS

Richard "Dick" DeWitt - obit

  Richard "Dick" K. DeWitt

August 24, 1942  ---  January 29, 2013 (70)

     Richard “Dick” K. DeWitt, 70, Logansport, Indiana, passed away at 12:13 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, in Logansport Memorial Hospital.
     Born Aug. 24, 1942, in Rochester, to the late Charles Clifford and Marjorie G. Shambarger DeWitt.  On May 28, 1966, in Logansport, Dick married Carol Ristedt who survives.
     He was the owner and operator of West Side Transmission Repair.
     Dick was a 1961 graduate of Logansport High School.  He is a member of the NHRA, and enjoyed working on cars.
     Surviving along with his wife is one daughter, Cassie Grandstaff and fiance Tim Hodgini, Logansport, one son, Sean DeWitt, Royal Center, five grandchildren; Crystle Vaughan, Kokomo; Megan Vaughan, Tyler Grandstafff, and Holland DeWitt, all of Logansport, Brooklyn DeWitt, Cayuga, Ind., and one sister, Barbara (Jim) Raisor, Logansport.
     A funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in the Gundrum Funeral Home with Ed Johnson officiating. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery.
     Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in the Gundrum Funeral Home.
     Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.
     You may sign the guestbook and leave online condolences at www.gundrumfuneralhome.com.  (3-1-2013)        Information from Gundrum Funeral Home website

 Sherry Lou Dielman - LHS

  Sherry Lou Dielman Miller

Mar 7, 1943  ---  February 20, 2007 (63)

Wife of Edward T Miller, Sgt US Army

Burial:  National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona, Phoenix Plot Sec 54, site 173

Sherry's brother Bill lives in Monticello, near Champaign, Illinois, and verified her death, but no information has ever been received for posting.

        Information from find a grave #36505819

 Nancy Carole Drompp - HS

 Nancy Carole Drompp Lambert

Oct 1, 1943  ---  August, 10, 1992 (48)

     Nancy C. Lambert, 48, Noblesville, died Monday, August 10, 1992, at Riverview Hospital in Noblesville.
     She was born October 1, 1943, in Logansport, the daughter of Elinore (Morrow) Drompp of Logansport and Albert F. Drompp, who died in 1990.
     Mrs. Lambert was a resident of Hamilton County for 18 years. She was a registered nurse with St. Vincent Hospital for eight years, retiring in 1987.  Mars. Lambert formerly was employed at Riverview Hospital.
     She was a member of Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in Noblesville, American Nursing Association and Pediatric Nursing Association. She was a veteran of the U.S. Navy.
     Mrs Lambert was a 1962 [1961]graduate of Logansport High School and a 1965 graduate of University of Evansville where she earned a bachelor's degree in nursing.
     Besides her husband and mother, also surviving are three daughters, Elinore Batdorf of Indianapolis, and Margo and Amy Lambert, both of Noblesville; a son, Walter A. Lambert of Noblesville; and a grandson, Wilson Batdorf of Indianapolis.
     Services will be at Randall & Roberts Logan Street Chapel in Noblesville, with Father Dennis Goth officiating.
     There will be no calling.
     Memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church. 
     Nancy's husband Walter H. Lambert died August 28, 1995, in Indianapolis Community North Hospital at the age of 59.  

Donna Jo Evernham - HS

Deana Jo Evernham Seidensticker

March 5, 1943  ---  July 1, 1977  (34)

     Deano Jo Evernham married Phil Seidensticker and had two sons, Dan and Duane. They lived in Wisconsin.  She died July 1, 1977, in an auto-train collision. (information from Deana's brother Don.) (8-7-05)

The following two articles provide more information. (7-27-2011)

July 1st, age 34 years. Beloved wife of Phillip. Dear mother of Daniel and Duane. Daughter of Dean and June Evernham.  Sister of Don (Carol) Evernham.  Daughter-in-law- of Carol and Laura Seidensticker.  Further survived by sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, other relatives and friends.  Funeral service Sun. July 3rd 1:30 p.m. at Trinity Valley Ev. Lutheran Church, Pleasant Valley Rd., West Bend.   Rev. Paul Anderson officiating.  Interment church cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home Sat. 5 to 9 p.m. and at the church Sun. 12 noon until time of service.
CLOSED CASKET.  Memorials to Kettle Moraine Lutheran High School appreciated.
Mueller Funeral Home
W63 N527 Hanover Ave.
     C E D A R B U R G , Wis:--Funeral services for Mrs. Deanna Joe Seidensticker, 34, former Logansport resident, will be at 2 p.m. today.
     The Cedarburg, Wis. resident died as a result of a car-train wreck Friday morning, July 1, 1977, in Wisconsin.
     Born March 5, 1943, at Monon, she was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dean/June Evernham who survive at 1721 Smead St.  On Sept 14. 1963, she was married to Phillip A Seidensticker who survives.
     A Logansport High School graduate in the Class of 1961, she had resided in Logansport until her marriage.
     She was an employee of the Badger Laboratories, West Bend, Wis.
     Surviving with the husband and parents are two sons, Danny and Duane, at home; and a brother, Don, 1320 Liberty, Logansport, Indiana.
     Funeral services will be at the Miller Funeral Home, Cedarburg. Wis.  

 Robert L "Bobby" Firmani - HS Junior

 Robert Lee "Bobby" Firmani

April 26, 1943  ---  May 10, 2005  (62)

     FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. -- A memorial service for Robert Lee Firmani, 62, of Fayetteville, N.C., will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at the Sandhills State Veterans Cemetery, Spring Lake, N.C.
     He died Tuesday, May 10, 2005, in his residence.
     Cape Fear Crematory is in charge of arrangements.

This Information From Anita Firmani Rozzi

     Unfortunately, I have sad news.  I was notified that Bobby Firmani passed away today.  Bob has been very ill for some time, and has been in a wheelchair for the past four years. I am very sad and sorry about his passing.
     I just finished talking with his wife, Marge.  She said that Bob had congestive heart failure about 2 weeks ago and then suffered from another massive stroke.  Needless to say, he became progressively worse over the last few days.
     He was able to receive communion and was blessed by a priest before he passed away.  He was always proud that he was Catholic and always bragged that he had attended St. Vincent School and had been blessed with wonderful classmates.  Bob had a heart of gold and always loved all of his family and old friends.  He would call me often just to catch up on the latest news about everyone.  Bob was a very giving person.  He always worried about everyone, and was never a selfish person.  He cared deeply for many people.  He suffered here on earth for the last four years, so I know that he is in heaven at this time and finally at peace.  I will miss him.
     His wife, Marge, and their son Mark and his family all live in North Carolina.

Beverly J Fitz - HS

Beverly Jean Fitz Beckley

October 8, 1943  ---  May 6, 1985  (41)

     Services for Beverly Jean Beckley, 41, 408 Crest Dr., will be at 1:30 p.m. Thurday [May 9, 1985] in Fisher Funeral Chapel, with the Rev. Bill Moon officiating.  Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery.
     She died at 12:33 p.m. Monday [May 6, 1985] in Memorial Hospital.
     She was born Oct. 8, 1943, in Logansport to Cletus and Mildred Rogers Fitz.
     She was a cashier at 3-D and a member of Beta Sigma Phi sorority and Yorktown Church of Christ.
     Surviving are her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Cletus Fitz, 430 24th St.; a son, Gary, stationed with the U.S. Air Force in England; a daughter, Beth, Royal Center; two sisters, Barbara Larimore, Kokomo, and Linda Fitz, 430 24th St., and several nieces and nephews.
     A Beta Sigma Phi sorority service will be at 7 p.m. tonight [Wed. May 8, 1985] at the funeral home.
     Friends may call from 2 to 9 p.m. today [May 9, 1985] in the funeral home.  
Information from Pharos Tribune Wednesday 5-8-1985.

     Beverly was a clerk at Danner's in Logansport and died a few years after Deanna Jo Evernham Seidensticker, probably less than two years later. (information from Deanna's brother Donald.) (8-7-05)

Stephen Folio - HS

Stephen Francis Folio

March 29, 1943  ---  April 22, 1994  (51)

     A memorial Mass for Stephen Folio, Elgin, Ill., will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in All Saints Catholic Church.  He had been a professional engineer for years in Illinois.
     Mr. Folio, who died April 22 in Elgin, was the son of Frances [R. Folio] Pierce [died in Oct. of 2001] of Logansport, Indiana.
     Steve's father Frank B. Folio died in January of 1968.   (father's name from Tony Boatman) (11-21-2011)

Information gathered by Leon Whiteman

 Frettinger, Bonnie June -HS

 Bonnie June Frettinger Villa

July 14, 1943  ---  April 1, 2005  (62)

     South Glens Falls, NY -- Bonnie June Frettinger Villa on Friday morning, April 1, 2005, died of a heart attack after a long struggle with emphysema.
     Bonnie was born July 14, 1943, in Logansport, Indiana.
     In 1961, after high school graduation, she worked in the medical transcription field.
     She was married in October 1968. She and Richard then began a family, evenually moving to New York where she remained a decicated stay-at-home mom and devoted housewife for the remainder of her life.
     She is survived and dearly missed by her two children, David Villa of South Glens Falls, and Michael Villa with his wife, Laurie, of Gibsonton, Florida. Also mourning the loss is her younger brother, Robert of Indiana.
     She was predeceased by her husband of 36 years, Richard, who passed away only a few weeks ago.  Bonnie was also predeceased by her parents, Wallace and Bernadine Frettinger.
     At Bonnie's request, she will be cremated and no service will be held.
     In lieu of flowers, we ask that donations be made to the Moreau Emergency Squad, Inc., 1583 Route 9, Fort Edward, New York 12828.
     Arrangements are under the direction of Regan & Denny Funeral Home, 94 Saratoga Avenue, South Glens Falls.
     Published in the Post-Star on 4/5/2005. Glens Falls, Warren County, New York.  

Louise A Gilman - HS

Louise Anne Gilman Murray

November 9, 1943  ---  August 7, 1985  (41)

It has been reported that Louise A. Gilman Murray was married to classmate Charles Murray;. born 11/9/43, died August 7, 1985, buried at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio, Texas.. (It appears that 1985 is the correct year of death).

From Pharos Tribune, Wed. 8-7-1985:

     Louise Ann Murray , 41, San Antonio, Texas, formerly of Logansport, died at 12:30 a.m. today in San Antonio.

     She was born Nov. 9, t943, in Schenectady, NY to John and Mry Gunn Gilman. She was married i August 1963 to Charles Murray, who survives.

     Also surviving are her mother, Mary, Albany, NY; a son, Charles, and a daughter, Kathy, both of San Antonio: two brothers, Dennis Gilman, Logansport, and John E. Gilman IV, Albany, NY; and a sister, Mary Mercier, Albany, NY.

     Rites are pending in San Antonio.

Nick Gordon - HS

Nick G Gordon - obit

Nick G Gordon

November 27, 1942  ---  November 7, 2012  (69)

     Master Chief Electrician's Mate Nick G. Gordon, USN (Ret) age 69, Logansport, Indiana, passed away at 3:03 p.m., on Wednesday, November 7, 2012, in St. Vincent Heart Center in Indianapolis.
     Born on November 27, 1942, in Logansport, he was the son of Glen J. and Earladean Banta Gordon.
     A 1961 graduate of Logansport High School, Nick was retired from the United States Navy, where he served aboard nuclear submarines.  He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3790.
     He enjoyed his cats and trading classic cars.
     Surviving are a sister, Gloria J. Gleitz, Logansport; nieces and nephews, Scott (Deeanna) Leffert, Denise (William) Tiede, Michael Leffert (companion, Melinda Johnson) , and Jackie Gleitz (companion, Brian Conrad); several great nieces, great nephews, great-great nieces and great-great nephews.
     Visitation will be held at Kroeger Funeral Home on Friday, November 9, 2012, from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m., and one hour prior to the service on Saturday.
     The service will be at 11:00 a.m., on Saturday, November 10, 2012, with Reverend Dean Snyder officiating.
     Interment with full military honors will be in Mount Hope Cemetery.
     Memorial contributions may be made to the Cass County Humane Society, 700 Water Street, Logansport, IN 46947.

Information from Kroeger Funeral Home website.  

 Eldon 'Ed' Darwin Graves - obit

 Eldon 'Ed' Darwin Graves

November 23, 1942  ---  April 15,2007  (64)

     FAYETTEVILLE -- Eldon “Ed” Darwin Graves, 64, of Fayetteville, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, April 15, 2007 at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown following an extended illness.
     Born on November 23, 1942, at Logansport, Indiana, he was the son of the late James Lyle and Evelyn Small Graves.
     Ed was an ordained Pentecostal Ordained Minister and a member of the Revival Fire Ministry and Believers Under Grace.  He was 21 year US Navy Seal & chief heavy equipment operator and served 2 tours of duty in Vietnam.  He was a spiritual man who loved to preach and talk about the Lord, his work and family.  Ed worked 14 years as a heavy equipment operator for the city of Ansted.
     Left to cherish his memory is his devoted wife of 29 years, Brenda Gaye Redden Graves of Fayetteville; one daughter, Kristina Cherie Graves [Furrow] [died at age 28 on October 10, 2009, in Beaver, WV] of Fayetteville; two sons, James Patrick Wright and his wife, Christy of Pomona Park, Florida, and James Eldon Becker of Shinnston, WV; seven grandchildren; and host of family and friends.
     Funeral services will be 1:00 PM, Friday, April 20, 2007 at the Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home Chapel, Fayetteville, with Rev. Randy McGuire officiating. Burial will follow in Gethsemane Memorial Gardens, Oak Hill.
     The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 9:00 PM, Thursday, April 19, 2007 at the Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, Fayetteville.
     Online condolences and other information available online at www.doddpaynehessfuneralhome.com.
     Arrangements by Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, Fayetteville.

Allen W Hamilton -HS

Allen Ward Hamilton

June 6, 1943  --   May 28, 1999  (55)

     INDIANAPOLIS - Services for Allen Ward Hamilton, 55, of Windsor Manor South Nursing Home, Indianapolis, will be held at noon Monday in Mount Hope Cemetery Chapel, Logansport, [Indiana].
     He died Friday, May 28, 1999, in Windsor Manor.
     Born June 6, 1942, in Logansport, he was the son of Ward [Sterling] and Thelma [Lorraine] Hooker Hamilton.  On Dec. 21, 1991, he was married to Nancy Cross Medcalf, who survives.
     Mr. Hamilton was a graduate of Tri-State College, [Angola, Indiana]; attended Ball State University, and also graduated from the University of Indianapolis in 1987.
     Most recently he was employed as the business manager for his wife's business, Nancy's Secretarial Services. Prior to that he was a tax preparer for Jackson Hewitt, the former manager of Electronics Boutique in Greenwood, a teacher at St. Luke's School, and a certified emergency medical technician and past driver for Box 13 in Perry Township.
     Also surviving are his father, Ward Hamilton, Logansport; two sons, William Allen [Indianapolis] and Andrew Ward [Mt. Pleasant, S.C.] Hamilton, cities unknown; a stepson, Robert Charles Morgan, Greenwood; one sister, Sue Ellen Acree, Illinois; one niece Amy Wagner, Illinois; and one nephew, Joshua Acree, Illinois.
     Friends may call from noon to 4 p.m. today in G.H. Herman Funeral Home, 5141 Madison Ave., Indianapolis.  

This following from a classmate:    Allen was the guy with 500 keys on his keychain who was called in to fix the movie projectors, etc., at school. [A later report stated that in his later life, Allen still had several full key rings.]

John D Hamilton, Jr. - HS

John D. Hamilton, Jr.

October 28, 1943  --   March 30, 2005  (61)

     John D. Hamilton Jr., 61, of Logansport, died at 6:25 a.m. Wednesday, March 30, 2005, in his residence.
     Born Oct. 28, 1943, in Logansport, he was the son of John D. Sr. and Geneva Mae Barnett Hamilton. He was married Sept. 19, 1966, in Logansport, to Judith K. Busch, who survives in Logansport.
     A 1961 graduate of Logansport High School, Mr. Hamilton was a retired assembler for Huffy's Service First of Chicago.
     He was a member of the Logansport Shrine Club, 3rd Wheel Patrol, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #3790, American Legion Post #60, West Englewood Home Lodge #1074 F&AM of Evergreen Park, Ill., and former member and past master of Orient Masonic Lodge #272 F&AM of Logansport.
     He enjoyed reading, riding in parades and woodworking.
     Also surviving are his father, Logansport; one brother, Marvin Lee Hamilton and his wife, Jerrlyn, Logansport; and a daughter, Jeri Lynn Clark, Thonotosassa, Fla.
     There will be no services.
     Burial will be in Morning Heights Cemetery, Delphi.
     Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday in Gundrum Funeral Home, where a masonic service will be held at 8 p.m.
     Memorial contributions may be made to the Shrine Hospital for Children, 2211 N. Oak Park Avenue, Chicago IL 60707.




Roberta Geneva Hammontree Porter

       December 1, 1942 - October 19, 2015  (72)

     Roberta G. Porter, 72, of Rush County, passed away at her home in Rush County on October 19, 2015.  She was born December 1, 1942, in Logansport, Indiana, to Robert C. "Bob" & Geneva (Berkshire) Hammontree.  Roberta was a 1961 graduate of Logansport High School & obtained her Bachelor's & Master's degrees in education from Ball State University.  While at Ball State, Roberta was a member of the Delta Zeta sorority and was a proud member of the Ball State Marching Mademoiselles.  She married Donald R. Porter on June 10, 1967, and he survives.

     Roberta was a retired Elementary teacher.  She taught in Selma and Cadiz before her sons were born and became a substitute teacher for Rush County Schools in the early 1980’s.  For six years, Roberta was a devoted teacher in Rush County for developmentally challenged children, a position from which she may have achieved her greatest joy and pride as an educator.  Eventually, Roberta taught full time for Rush County Schools, serving the youth of Mays, Arlington, Milroy, and Rushville.  She retired in 2007 after years of selfless dedication to hundreds of students.  She was a member of the Alpha Delta Kappa sorority in Rushville and the Rush County Retired Teachers Association.

     In addition to her husband, Donald, of Rush County, Roberta is survived by her sons, Donald G. Porter & wife Marian of Knoxville, Maryland, Robert C. "Chuck" Porter & wife Susanna of Unadilla, Nebraska, and Bradley S. Porter of Boulder, Colorado; sisters, Ednamae Bowman of Bellingham, Washington, Karen Skelton & husband Dave of Ft. Wayne, Indiana, Sandy Spencer & husband Roger of Logansport, and Lynda Warner & husband Bill of Reelsville, Indiana; grandchildren, Riley & Emma Porter and Matthew, Jennifer & Kimberly Porter. Many cherished nieces, nephews, colleagues, and students also survive.  Roberta was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Robert C. "Chuck" Hammontree, mother-in-law, Martha Barton, father-in-law, Randall Barton, brother-in-law, Mel Barton, and brother-in-law Dick Bowman.

     Services will be held at 10 AM Monday, October 26, 2015, at Moster Mortuary, Rushville, Indiana, with Don, Chuck, and Brad Porter presiding over services.  Friends are welcome to visit at the mortuary from 2-6 PM Sunday, October 25.  Burial will be in the Glen Cove Cemetery in Knightstown.

     Memorial contributions may be made to the Thank a Teacher Fund thru the Rush County Community Foundation..  (10-20-15)

                Information from Moster Mortuary website

Ronald Hodge - HS

Ronald Joe Hodge

       June 6, 1942 - May 27, 1996  (53)

    Services for Ronnie Joe Hodge, 53, of 4655 N 375 W, Royal Center, will be held at 10a.m. Thursday [5-30-1996] in the First Church of the Nazarene.
    Mr. Hodge died at 3:50a.m. Monday [May 27, 1996] at Chase Convalescent Center.
    Born June 6, 1942, in Marion, Indiana, he was the son of Alva and Opal Counterman Hodge.  On August 18, 1963, in Logansport, he was married to Carol J. Nethercutt, who survives.
    Mr. Hodge was a molding operator at Gen-Corp.  He attended the First Church of the Nazarene.
    Surviving are three daughters, Ronda L. Allen, Colorado Springs, Colo., Ronica J.Hodge, Fort Wayne, Ronette C. Hodge, 4655 N 375 W, Royal Center; one son, Ronald Curtis Hodge, 403 Grove St.; four sisters, Ruby Lytle, Marion, Katie VanBuskirks, Kendallville, Dottie Calvert, Marion, and Peg Palm, Van Buren; three brothers, Harry Davis, Marion, Jimmy Davis, Marion, and Jack Davis, LaFontaine; and four grandchildren, Chelsea R. Hodge, Valerie E. Hodge, Aubrey M. Allen, and April C. Allen.
    One sister preceded in death.
    Officiating at services will be Pastor Horace . Burial will be in Kistler Cemetery, Royal Center.
    Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8p.m. today [Wednesday, May 29, 1996] in McCloskey-Hamilton-Gundrum Funeral Home.
    Memorial contributions may be made to Riley Hospital for Children, Indianapolis.  

Mary  Elaine Hoover -HS

Mary Elaine Hoover

       Jan 24, 1943 - March 6, 1997

    Mary Elaine Hoover, 54, of 1509 Spear St. died at 11:45 a.m. Thursday [March 6, 1997] in St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis.
    Born Jan. 24, 1943, in Logansport, she was the daughter of Jesse and Agnes Fettig Hoover.
    Miss Hoover had been a secretary for Independent Ventilatoin, retireing in September of 1996.
    A graduate of St. Joseph Parochial School, she graduated from Logansport High School in 1961.
    She was a member of All Saints Catholic Church and enjoyed collection dolls.
    Surviving are five sisters, Barbara Shafer, Karen Parish and Sirley Morehead, all of Logansport, Patty Dexter, Noblesville, and Claudia Shaffter, Lakeland, Fla.; one brother, James Hoover, Huntington Beach, Calif.; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
    One brother preceded in death.
    Services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday in All Saints CAtholic Church, with FAthers Donald Gross and Leo Haigerty officiating. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery.
   Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday in the Marocco Funeral Chapel, where a scripture service will be held at 6:30 p.m.  


 Joe Bill Hoy

May 5, 1943  --  May 24, 2014  (71)

     Joe W. Hoy, 71, of Solsberry, [in Greene County,] Indiana, passed away Saturday May 24, 2014.  He was born in Wabash, Indiana, in 1943 to Jerry and Lovah Hoy.  [Joe Bill was born May 5, 1943].
     Joe was retired from Navistar (International Harvester) after 31 years and enjoyed his retirement at 49 years old.
     He is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Jeanette Hoy of Solsberry, daughters Leah (Will) Gale of Beavercreek, Ohio, Jennifer (Joel) Dahlinghaus of Dayton, Ohio.  Sons Bill (Melissa) Gerstorff of Gas City, IN, Mike (Amy) Gerstorff of Upland, Indiana; his brother Jim Hoy of Roanoke, Indiana; and sister Mary Evans, Alaska; and his best friend of over 40 years, Glen Whittenberger, Solsberry, Indiana.  Joe loved his Grandchildren Joelle, Samuel, Evelyn, Brittani, Kylie, Heather, JR, Blake, and great grandchildren and one loving faithful dog of 7 plus years.
     He was preceded in death by his parents, 1 brother, 3 sisters, and grandson Billy Jr.
     Joe’s wishes were to be cremated with no visitation or memorial at this time.
     The family would like to thank Dr. Dayton and his office for the compassion and care they showed Joe.  They also want to thank Bloomington Hospice for their gentleness and care of Joe.
     In lieu of flowers the family wishes for donations to be made to Bloomington Hospice.
     Online condolences to the family can be made at www.jenkinsfuneralhomes.com  

                           Information from Jenkins Funeral Homes website

Jeanne Kathryn Hudgings - HS

 Jeanne Kathryn Hudgings Jenkins

June 19, 1943  --  June 19, 2005  (62)

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- Services for Jeanne Kathryn Hudgings Jenkins, 62, of Jackson, Mo., will be held at 7 p.m.  Tuesday at Ford & Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home.
    She died Sunday, June 19, 2005, in her residence.
    Born June 19, 1943, in Cape Girardeau, Mo., she was the daughter of Clay Thomas and Dorothy Schlue Hudgings.  She was married Nov. 10, 1967, in Logansport, to Donald Jenkins, who survives.
    Jeanne was of the Methodist faith.
    She had been a member of the Artist Guild of Texas.
    Also surviving are one son, Richard Jenkins, Apex, N.C.; one brother, Tom Hudgings, Mount Holly, Vt.i two sisters, Susan Bromley, Orange, Texas, and Margaret Barnes, Jackson, Mo.; and two grandchildren, Emma Jenkins and Collin Jenkins, both of Lindale, Texas.
    One son, Gary Jenkins, preceded in death in 1976.
    The Rev. Bob McNabb will officiate at the services.  Burial will be in Plano Mutual Cemetery, Plano, Texas.
    Friends may call from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home.
    Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105 and to the Gary Jenkins Memorial Fund. 

John Hunter - HS

John Hunter

August 13, 1943  --  December 9, 1963  (20)

     HUNTER, JOHN HOWARD, 20, of 819 Eighteenth St. Final rites at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Kroeger Funeral Home.  Burial in Mt. Hope cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home.
     [Parents were Howard and Madeline Hunter.]
     [Buried with parents in Mount Hope Cemetery, Logansport, Indiana.]
    [His military marker says CN US NAVY, think he died in the service.]

The following from Pharos Tribune Archives

Rites Set Friday For Crash Victim Final services for John Howard Hunter, 20, of 819 18th St., will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Kroeger Funeral Home.  The Rev. Frank Coons will officiate and burial will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery.
     The body is being returned here from Arizona and friends may call at the funeral home after 7 p.m. Thursday.
     His death Sunday resulted from injuries sustained in an auto accident in Phoenix.  He had been stationed at the U.S. Naval Air Facility in Litchfield, Ariz.
     No further details of the accident have been received by the youth's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Hunter.




Janice Lee "Jan" Hyman Groninger

August 24, 1943  --  December 9, 2014  (71)

      Janice L. “Jan” Groninger, 71, of Logansport, Indiana, passed away unexpectedly at 2:10 p.m., Tuesday, December 9, 2014, at Logansport Memorial Hospital.

      Born on August 24, 1943, in Logansport, she was the daughter of the late Raymond B. and Frances (Emrah) Hyman.  Her father was killed in WWII and her mother died when she was 3 years old.  She was then raised by her grandmother, Irene Emrah. 

      On September 10, 1961, she married Terry D. Groninger Sr.  He preceded her in death on July 21, 2002.

      She was a 1961 Logansport High School graduate.

      Jan was a retired secretary and organist for Marocco Funeral Chapel where she worked for over 26 years.   She also worked with her husband at Little Jack’s Grocery, Mordenti’s Grocery and Sixby’s Supermarket in Monticello.

      She was a member of Southside Fellowship Church in Logansport.  She was also a former member and past president of the Worthwhile Extension Homemakers, Past Vice President of the Franklin PTA.  Jan enjoyed playing the organ, giving a loving home to many cats over the years and spending time with her children and grandchildren.

      Survivors include her children, Terry Groninger Jr., of Logansport, and Sherry Sparks (Shannen) of Walton, grandchildren; Shaylee R. Sparks, and Shad W.C. Sparks both of Walton, brother, Ronnie Hyman of Lafayette, Aunts, Barb Klinck (George) of Logansport and Gillea Emrah of Ft. Wayne, sisters in law, Jean Shepard of Logansport and Nancy Grable (Ronnie) of Logansport and brother in law, Bill Johnston of Logansport.  She was also survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins.

      Jan was preceded in death by sister-in-laws; Maryan Ropp, Betty Jo Johnston, Dorothy Garrison and Nancy Hyman, and brothers-in-law; Julian Garrison, Paul Ropp, and Bob Shepard.

      Services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, December 13, 2014, at Marocco-Rans Funeral Chapel with Rev. James Sparks officiating.

      Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Friday, December 12, 2014, at the funeral home.

      Burial will be at Mt. Hope Cemetery.

      Please sign the online guestbook or leave a condolence for the family at www.ransfuneralhomes.com. .  (12-10-2014)

                        Information from Marocco-Rans Funeral Home website.

Roger A Iles - HS

Roger A Iles

     May 17, 1943 -- May 27, 1991  (48)

     Services for Roger Alan Iles, 48, Northport, Florida, formerly of Logansport, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, May 31, 1991, in Kroeger Funeral Home.
     He died at 10:45 p.m. Monday, May 27, 1991, in St. Joseph Hospital, Port Charlotte, Florida.
     Born May 17, 1943, Logansport, he was the son of Robert and Delores Coble Iles.
     He was a realtor for Century 21 in Northport, and a recipient of the Million Dollar Sales Pin for the company.
     He was a member of Northport Christian Church.
     He was a member of the Cass County Mental Health Association.
     A 1961 graduate of Logansport High School, he attended Manchester College.
     He was a veteran of the United States Army.
     Surviving are his wife, Virginia: his mother, of 108 Yorktown Road, one daughter, Lisa Iles, Northport, Florida, two stepsons, Mike Hsll, Tennessee, and Scott Hall, Northport: one stepdaughter, Carla Hall, Lakeland, Florida: three brothers, Kenneth Leo, 3223 E. Broadway, James Lynn, 2115 E. Broadway, and David John, 2304 Westgate Drive; three grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews
     The Rev. Jim Beaumont will officiate at the services.  Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery.
     Friends may call from 3 to 8 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home.  

 Betty L James - HS

Betty L James Frye - obit

 Betty L James Frye

6-13-41      1-23-13    (Age 71)

     Betty L. Frye, 71, of Logansport, Indiana, passed away at 1:10 a.m., Wednesday, January 23, 2013, at the Heart Center Indiana in Indianapolis, Indiana.
    Born on June 13, 1941, she was the daughter of the late Cecil and Edith (Prophet) James.  On June 18, 1961, Betty married Larry “Buck” R. Frye.  He preceded her in death on August 2, 2000.
    She was a graduate of Logansport High School.
    Betty retired from the Logansport State Hospital in 1997.  She was a member of Helm St. Church of God and she enjoyed fishing, puzzles, reading, collecting Coke memorabilia and especially watching her children and grandchildren playing sports.
    Survivors include her sons, Larry R. Frye, Jr.,(Ana) of Logansport, Paul H. Frye (Lori) of Peru, Daniel L. Frye (Cynthia) of Logansport, and Dennis L. Frye (Nonie) of Logansport, and daughter, Christiana Black (Bobby) of Logansport and grandchildren; Melissa Frye, Rebecca Frye, Kirk Kiriazis, Josie Frye, Georgie Frye, Paulie Frye, Katie Clements, Clayton Frye, Dustin Clements, Krista Frye, Kristine Van Baalen (Travis), Sierra Frye, Savannah Frye, Adrienne Frye, Erin Frye, Britny Nichole Frye, Caleigh Brianne Frye, Cateline Leigh Frye, Larry Hayden, Lacey Freels, Landon (Tiffany) Hayden, great grandchildren; Justice Frye, Jackson Frye, Jeremiah Frye, Rielynn Frye, Mason Van Baalen, Zachary Freels, Skyla Hayden, Isaiah Hayden, and Lillian Hayden.
    She was also preceded in death by granddaughters, Allie Jo Frye and Bailey Gene Frye and sister, Carolyn McCain.
    Services will be at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, January 26, 2013, at Marocco-Rans Funeral Chapel with Pastor Dean Snyder officiating.
    Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m., Friday, January 25, 2013, at the funeral home.
    Burial will be in St. John’s Cemetery in Logansport.
    Memorial Contributions may be made to the Logansport Youth Baseball League.
    Online condolences and personal remembrances may be made to the Frye family at www.maroccofc.com.  
                        Information from Marocco Funeral Chapel website.

 David Owen Justice - HS

 David Owen Justice

September 29, 1943  --  September 10, 2008  (64)

     OAK PARK, Ill. — Services for David Owen Justice, 64, Oak Park, Ill., will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Church at Pleasant Hill in Clinton Township.
     He died Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2008, at his residence.
     Born in Logansport, Sept. 29, 1943, he was the son of John T. Justice and Martha Been Justice. He was married to Marina Christensen who preceded him in death. In 1989, he was married to Pamela Tate, who survives.
     A 1961 graduate of Logansport High School, he was vice president of lifelong learning and suburban campuses at DePaul University, Chicago, where he also taught and served as dean for over 25 years. He was educated at Wabash College, graduating in 1965, and at Indiana University, majoring in history, education and sociology. He also studied at La Sorbonne, in Paris, and taught and conducted research at Universitat Hamburg in Germany. He was visiting professor of education at the University of Memphis.
     A varsity wrestler in high school and college, he was a nationally recognized educator and an innovator in adult learning. He led a team of American university educators to assist the new South African Republic’s national program for education of adults whose learning needs had been ignored by the apartheid government.
     At a critical moment in its organizational structure, he was appointed trustee of the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation at Taliesin, Spring Green, Wis., where his unique talent for achieving consensus without rancor brought about the revitalization of a national institution.
     Deeply committed to the principle of education for all, particularly adult learners, he was the originator and the driving force behind the extraordinary growth of DePaul University’s School of New Learning, a program especially tailored to the needs of adults who, because of circumstances or low expectations, had no chance of college just after high school.
     In 2005, he was honored by the establishment of the David O. Justice Professorship of Developmental Economics at Wabash College, endowed by Bruce Baker, L.H.D., and created for the study of economic development in Third World countries.
     In 2007, he was presented with the Via Sapientae Award by DePaul University; the highest academic honor DePaul bestows on faculty and staff who have made distinctive and extraordinary contributions to the university. That same year, he received the Keeton Award from the trustees of the Counsel for Adult and Experiential Learning.
     He grew up on his parents’ farm in Clinton Township, attended Clymers Elementary School and graduated in a class of five to a class of 300 at Logansport High School. He has donated more than a mile of riverbank along the south shore of the Wabash River opposite Georgetown, and the farm adjoining it, to the Northern Indiana Citizens Helping Ecosystems Survive (NICHES). Recently, he donated a second farm where had established a forest to the same environmental organization.
     Also surviving are his parents, John T. Justice and Martha Been Justice, Logansport; a daughter, Kirsten Justice, Raleigh, N.C.; a son, Owen (Catherine) Justice, St. Paul, Minn.; two grandchildren, John Bundy and Marina Bundy, Raleigh, N.C.; brother, Courtney B. (Diana) Justice, Logansport; brother-in-law, Larry (Julie) Tate, Rock Island, Ill.; nieces, Susannah (Brian Coulter) Hall-Justice, West Lafayette, Emily Justice, Logansport, and Andon Tate, Chicago; nephews, Adam and Lt. Larry III (Jeanette) Tate, USN; and great-niece, Ella Monet Justice-Coulter, West Lafayette.
     Burial will be in the Keeps Creek Cemetery, the Church in Clinton Township.
     A memorial gathering will also be held from 4 p.m. until time of service at 5 p.m. on the following Sunday, Sept. 21, at Unity Temple, 875 W. Lake Street, Oak Park, Ill.
     Memorial donations may be made to the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation, 383 Main Ave., Norwich CT 06851 or www.active.com/donate/umbrellamarathon08/run4justice.
     Drechsler, Brown & Williams Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 Ronald Lee Justice - HS

  Ronald Lee Justice, Sr.

September 21, l942  ---  January 4, 2005  (62)

Ronald's last residence was in Lake Monroe, Florida.

     Information froom Social Security Death Index  (SSDI) & Daily Commercial (Leesburg, FL)
Information gathered by Leon Whiteman

Stephen Kaye - HS

Stephen John Kaye - obit

Stephen John Kaye

April 23, 1943  --  April 22, 1998  (54)

     STAMFORD, Conn. - A memorial service for Stephen John Kaye, 54, of New Canaan, Conn., was held Saturday in St. John Episcopal Church.
     Mr. Kaye died Wednesday, April 22, 1998, in Norwalk Hospital, Conn., of complications from a stroke.
     Born April 23,1943, in Hillsdale, Mich., he was the son of Lester and Marjorie Kaye.
     Mr. Kaye was a graduate of Logansport High School and attended Northwestern University in Evanston, III., where he earned a bachelor of science degree and a master of science degree in journalism from Medill School of Journalism.  He also was president of the Northwestern Phi Gamma Delta fraternity.
     Mr. Kaye was at the top of his game in public relations and was a self-employed communications consultant. During the past 23 years he has held top communication positions at International Paper Company, Illinois Tool Works Inc., G.D. Searle & Co., Sara Lee Corporation and Morton International Inc., Morton Salt.
     Among the many honors and chairs this incredible man held were charter member in the Hall of Achievement from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University, chairman of public relations seminar, chairman and trustee of the Institute for Public Relations Research and Education, advisory board of Kellog School of Management at Northwestern University, chairman of the business advisory board of Youth For Understanding International Exchange, Eagle Scout and the Silver Beaver Award for Distinguished Service to Youth from the Boy Scouts of America.      A beloved father and friend, Mr. Kaye was a master storyteller, living and sharing his life to the fullest. His humor, kindness, loyalty and individuality will deeply be missed.
     Surviving are one son, Jeffrey Kaye, Washington; one daughter, Jennifer Kaye, Washington; his fiancee, Sandra W. Libbey, Stamford, Conn.; and ex-wife, Nancy Wiler Kaye, Indianapolis.
     In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Boy Scouts of America, National Office, 1325 W. Walnut Hill Lane, P.O. Box 152079, Irving, TX 75015-2079.
     Local services will be held at a later date.  

Robert Keller

Robert N Keller

July 19, 1943  --  November 1, 2001  (58)

    Services for Robert N.  Keller, 58, Logansport, will be held at 1:30 p.m.  Monday in Fisher Funeral Chapel. 
    He died at 9:25 a.m.  Thursday, Nov.  1, 2001, in Chase Center. 
    Born July 19, 1943, in Kokomo, he was the son of Dan and Vida Lee Bruner Keller, who survive in Logansport. 
    He was the owner of Keller Town and Country restaurant.  He served in the U.S.  Navy from July 18, 1961, to July 20, 1964.  A member of Trinity Lutheran Church, he also was a member of the Elks, American Legion and Fraternal Order of Police.  He enjoyed golfing and fishing. 
    Also surviving are two sons, Robert "Butch" Keller, Logansport, and Brian Keller, Indianapolis; one daughter, Brandy Overway, Logansport; three granddaughters, Vanessa Marie Keller, Logansport, Natalie Renee Keller, Logansport, and Emily Overway, Logansport; six grandsons, Shawn Alan Keller, Logansport, Alex Overway, Logansport, Josh Overway, Logansport, Zack Overway, Logansport, Daniel Keller, Indianapolis, and Dakota Conrad, Indianapolis; two sisters and one brother-in-law, Stephanie and Steve Bonnell, Star City, and Daniele Salazar, Lafayette. 
    The Rev.  Douglas M.  Mankell will officiate the services.

Ronald Paul Kesser

February 2, 1943  --  November 17, 1978  (35)

     A former Logansport resident was killed Thursday night, November 16, 1978, in a head-on crash on Ind. 2 near 1-65, five miles east of Lowell.
     Dead of massive internal and head injuries is Ronald Paul Kesser, 35, DeMotte. The crash occurred at 10:45 p.m. according to Lowell State Police.  Kesser, driving a 1977 car, was headed east on Ind. 2 when he attempted a left hand turn.  His car was struck head-on by a 1963 car headed west on Ind. 2 driven by Dennis Riebsomer, 29, of Connersville, police said.  Riebsomer sustained lacerations and
broken ribs and was treated and released at Broadway Methodist Hospital, Merrillviille, police said.
     Damage to the Riebsomer car is estimated at $400, while damage to the Kesser car is estimated at $3,500, according to police.
     Born Feb. 2, 1943, in Logansport, he was the son of James F. and Grace Young Kesser of Royal Center. He was married Oct. 27, 1963, in Tennessee, to Patricia Viney, who survives.
     Surviving with the parents and the wife are two daughters, Carol and Veronica, at home; one .brother, James F. Kesser, III, 1601 E. Market St.; one sister, Mrs. Audry Brubaker, 1439 Michigan Ave.; the maternal grandfather, Leroy Young, Salem; and the paternal grandmother, Mrs. Alice 0. Kesser, Hammond.
     Rites are pending at the, Fisher Funeral Home.  Burial will be in the Davis Cemetery, Burnettsville, Indiana. (11-17-2011)
Information gathered by Leon Whiteman

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 Connie Kay Kleckner McKee

September 14, 1943  --  May 30, 2009

     A memorial service for Connie Kay McKee, 65, Logansport, will be at 6 p.m. Friday in Trinity Episcopal Church in Logansport.
     She died at 5:50 p.m. Saturday, May 30, 2009, at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis.
     Born Sept. 14, 1943, in Logansport, she was the daughter of Donald and Leila Sweet Kleckner.  Connie had been married to Harold McKee from 1961 until 1996, and he preceded her in death in 2007.
     Connie was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church.  She graduated from Logansport High School in 1961, and was the former secretary at Daniel Webster School, and owner of A Stitch in Time.  She retired in 2007 from Wachovia Bank as a teller, in Melbourne, Fla.  She lived in Melbourne for the past 10 years and had moved back to Logansport in January 2008.
     Connie was an animal lover of any kind.  She loved to cross-stitch, read, entertain and be with her family.  Connie had a big heart for giving.
     Surviving are daughter, Brandi (Matt) Mullin, Logansport; son, Brook McKee, Logansport; sister, Donna Weida and her partner, Joe Fettig, Logansport; grandchildren, Bo and Blake Brown, Logansport, and Tia McKee, Melbourne, Fla.; great-granddaughter, Adi Mussleman, Melbourne, Fla.; nephew, Mark (Cathy) Weida, Nevada; nieces, Traci Weida, Logansport, and Teri Folsom, California; three great-nephews; and one great-niece.
     Clark Miller will officiate.  Burial will be private.
     Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 to 5:30 p.m. Friday at Kroeger Funeral Home.
     Memorial contributions may be made to the American Red Cross.  

Sheryl Jean LaDow

July 18, 1943  --  August 31, 1961

     Sheryl Jean LaDow, 18-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. LaDow, 800 Helm Street, died Thursday at 4:35 p.m. at Memorial Hospital.
     She died of acute leukemia, approximately two months after became ill in mid-June.
     A graduate of Logansport High School, class of 1961, the young girl, had served also as school secretary at Washington School.
     As a graduation present she was given a trip to Florida and it was on her return that she became ill. She was taken to Methodist Hospital at Indianapolis for about three weeks, but was then able to return home.
     Insofar as family and friends knew, Sheryl was unaware of the nature of her illness, but she made two trips to Memorial Hospital, the final one being on August 23rd. It was then, when blood donors were needed, that the hospital received dozens of offers from would-be donors, many of whom knew her, some of whom who did not.
     She was born in Lafayette July 18, 1943, daughter of Charles E. and Effie I. Thompson LaDow.
     Survivors are the parents; two brothers, Thomas and Robert, at home;  grandparents: Mr. and Mrs. A. D. LaDow, 614 Helm; Mr. and Mrs. John W Thompson, Lafayette; two aunts.
     She was a member of the Helm Street Church of God.
     Friends may call at the Fisher Funeral Home and final services will be held there at three o'clock Saturday, with the Reverend Chester L. Riley officiating. Burial will be in Ever Rest Memorial Cemetery.




 Linda Kay Lawson Wiggins

June 23, 1943 -- July 23, 2014

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     Linda Kay Lawson Wiggins, 71, St. Joseph, Missouri died Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at Heartland Regional Medical Center.
     She was born June 23, 1943, to John and Helen (Meese) Lawson in Wabash, Indiana.
     Linda was a [1961] graduate of Logansport High School in Logansport, Indiana.  After graduation, Linda attended Indiana University.  She had worked as a reservations agent for Delta and Eastern Airlines, a Personnel manager for Motorola Inc., a caseworker for the Missouri Commission on Human Rights, and a personnel officer for Western Missouri Correctional Center.
     Linda has volunteered as a teacher's assistant for the Valley View School District in Suburban, Chicago, as an Administrative Support Worker in the head nursing office of Loyola University Medical Center hospital in Suburban, Chicago and at Heartland Regional medical Center in St. Joseph through Faith in Action.
     Linda was a member of Caring First Church where she served in various ministries before becoming a member of Word of Life Church, Linda's passions included Faith in God, being a devoted mother, helping people, singing, dancing, reading, baking, travelling and caring for her cats.
     Linda was preceded in death by her parents; and son, Steven Philip Magana.
     Survivors: son, Michael Magana; brother, Dan Lawson (Dorinda), niece, Haley Lawson; nephew, Jonathan Lawson.
     Services: 1:00 P.M. Monday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery, St. Joseph, Missouri
.  (5-16-2015)

                                   Information from Meierhoffer Funeral Home website

 Wayne Leroy Levy

December 24, 1942 -- August 19, 2004

     MONTICELLO --Memorial services for Wayne Leroy Levy, 61, of Signal Mountain, Tenn., will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in First Presbyterian Church, 104 N. Illinois St.
     Burial in Riverview Cemetery will precede the services at 10 a.m. Thursday. (also known as IOOF Cemetery, east of Monticello).
     Mr. Levy died Thursday, Aug. 19, 2004, in his residence following an extended illness.
     Born Dec. 24, 1942, in Logansport, he was the son of Earl and Dorothy Marie Wallman Levy Richmond.
     A 1961 graduate of Logansport High School, Mr. Levy also graduated from Trinidad State College, Trinidad, Colo., and Ferris State College School of Pharmacy in Big Rapids, Mich.  He began his professional career in retail pharmacy and, after attaining a master's degree in health systems administration from Indiana University in Bloomington, he concentrated on hospital pharmacy administration.  He also studied at Wharton School of Business, Fuqua School of Business at Duke University and J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.
     During his career, Mr. Levy was manager of Hook's Drugs in Nashville; was assistant director of pharmacy at Bloomington Hospital, director of pharmacy at Memorial Hospital, Danville, Va., director of pharmacy at Erlanger Medical Center, Chattanooga, Tenn., corporate director of pharmacy for Sisters of Mercy Health System, St. Louis, and regional director of pharmacy for PharmaSource Corporation, Atlanta, Ga.
     In his youth, Mr. Levy was active in Logansport Troop 2, Boy Scouts of America, where he earned the rank of Eagle Scout and was a member of the Order of the Arrow.  He also was a member of Demolay.
     Mr. Levy actively served the communities in which he lived.  In Nashville, he was Scoutmaster of Troop 190, Boy Scouts of America, and was active in the Nashville United Methodist Church.  He served as county councilman for eight years.  In Chattanooga, Tenn., he became involved in Habitat for Humanity and served on the board of directors of the Ronald McDonald House.  He was an Elder at Signal Mountain Presbyterian Church and was active in the Missions Outreach Program of the church.
     Surviving are his wife, Mary Jo Miller Levy; one son, Brett Alexander and his wife, Pamela Ranard Levy, Spencer; one daughter, Andrea Kay Wilson and her husband, James Nicholas, Chattanooga; one grandson, Chase Alexander Levy; two stepgrandsons, B.J. Phillippe and Nicholas Phillippe; three brothers, Robert V. Levy, Fort Wayne, Ralph E. Levy, Brookston, and James F. Levy, Logansport; and one sister, Jocelyn Levy, Logansport.
      Friends may call from 4:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in Fisher-Voorhis-Draper Funeral Home, 202 S Illinois St., Monticello.
     Memorial contributions may be made to BSA Troop 284, c/o Brett Levy, 206 S. Washington St., Spencer IN 47460; Signal Mountain Presbyterian Church, Good Samaritan Fund, 612 James Boulevard, Signal Mountain TN 37377; Hospice of Chattanooga, 4355 Highway 58, Suite 101, 58 Commons Building, Chattanooga TN 37416; Habitat for Humanity of Chattanooga, 1201 E. Main St., Chattanooga TN 37408; and Ronald McDonald House, c/o Mrs. Jane Kaylor, 200 Central Ave., Chattanooga TN 37403.

 Sara Sue Little - HS

 Sara Sue Little Kanatzer

May 29, 1943 -- July 20, 2004

     Mrs Sue Kanatzer, 61, of Old Town, Florida, died Saturday, July 10, 2004, at Old Town, Florida.
     Born in Columbus, Ohio, she came to this area from Orlando six years ago. She worked as a cashier at Hardee's Restaurant in Old Town.
     She is survived by four daughters, Susan Ogles of Jessup, GA, Kelly Grass of Old Town, Carla Robertson of Nixa. MO, and Kezia Lynn Liles of Cross City; two sons, Leslie Grass of Tampa and Heath Everett Grass of Orlando; her mother, Lydia Francis Brugh Little of Trenton; two brothers, David Little of Old Town and Joseph Little of Old Town; her former husband, Lloyd Grass of Old Town; and eight grandchildren.
Burial was in Chiefland Cemetery, Hiers-Baxley Funeral Service was in charge of arrangements.  

      From the Chiefland Citizen newspaper. 10-18-2010

Anna M. Locke - HS 

  Anna Marie Locke Arnold

October 24, 1943 -- February 23, 2011 (67)

          The Herald Bulletin, Anderson, Indiana

     ANDERSON, Ind. — Anna Marie Arnold, 67, of Anderson, died Feb. 23, 2011, at Community Hospital Anderson following an extended illness.
     She was born Oct. 24, 1943, in Muncie, to Recie Locke and Hazel (Foust) Shock.
     She worked on the assembly line at Guide Lamp for 15 years before retiring in 1978.
     She attended Bethany Christian Church.
     She is survived by her mother, Hazel Shock of Logansport; two daughters, Elizabeth Mullen and Jennifer (Andrew) Bagienski, both of Anderson; two sisters, Dorothy Scheerer of Anderson and Norma Kline of Logansport; her brother, Harold Locke of Portland, Ind.; six grandchildren, Lauren and Bailey Mullen and Oliviah, Jaric, Bret and Keagan Bagienski; a great-granddaughter, Eisley Shick; and several nieces and nephews.
     Anna was preceded in death by her husband, James M. “Jim” Arnold, Dec. 24, 2005; and her father.
     Services will be held at 4 p.m. Monday at Rozelle-Johnson Funeral Service, 229 S. Rangeline Road, Anderson.
     Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
     Memorial contributions may be given to the funeral home to assist with funeral expenses.
     E-mail condolences to: RJFuneralSvc@AOL.com or post online at www.theheraldbulletin.com.


 Donald J CArroll Logan

 Donald J Carroll Logan

April 24, 1943  ---  February 5, 2011  (67)

     We believe this information to be of our classmate Donald J Carroll Logan, but concrete information is not available. At last reunion, we had Donald listed as missing on the website and he responded with an email saying he was not missing, but was alive and kicking in Georgia. If anyone can confirm this, please let us know. Bob Hardin (9-30-2011). 

     Donald was born on April 24, 1943 and passed away on Saturday, February 5, 2011.  Donald was a resident of Covington, Georgia.

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 Barbara Louise Long Crowder

August 7, 1943  ---  October 8, 2014  (71)

     Barbara Louise Long Crowder, 71, died Wednesday morning, October 8, 2014, at Blount Memorial Hospital with her two children at her side. 

     She was born in Logansport, Indiana.  She attended and graduated from Logansport High School in the Class of 1961, and attended Butler University.  She worked for Trans World Airlines in Chicago, and then moved to Maryville, Tennessee in 1965.

     She was a long time member of the St. Andrews Episcopal Church.  She had been an accountant for Robert Fling, CPA, and also for the University of Tennessee, among other places.

     She was very active in the Blount County Medical Auxiliary for many years.  She volunteered as a committee member for the Arts and Crafts show at the Foothills Fall Festival, assisting in 15 years of its success.  According to Carolyn Forster, "It was a true pleasure to work with Barbara's talent on the Fall Festival...I loved her wit and sense of history, and I will sincerely miss her."  She served on the Maryville Board of Zoning Appeals for nine years, the Maryville Downtown Design Review Board for three years, as well as on the Maryville 2020 Vision Neighborhood Process.  "She willingly served the City of Maryville whenever she was called," according to Jane Groff, Community Relations Manager for the City of Maryville, "and she gave generously of her time and talents to improve the quality of life for her family, friends, and neighbors."

     One of her passions was gardening, having attained the title of Master Gardener from the University of Tennessee in 1994.  She also received the Certificate of Achievement, completing all requirements of the Alumni Campus Abroad at the Alumni College in Tuscany in Cortona, Italy.  She was loved by friends and family for her sharp wit and clever repartee.

     Survivors include her cherished family: daughter, Kelly of Nashville, Tennessee; son Michael and wife Dana, of Morristown, Tennessee; and grandchildren Ross, 20, and Anna, 17, also of Morristown; brother, Charles Steven Long of Carrolton, Georgia; brother, Gregory Alan Long and wife Teresa of Savannah, Georgia; and several nieces and nephews.

     There will be a gathering of friends on Sunday, October 12, from 4:00 to 5:30 pm, followed by a memory service, at the Smithview Pavilion, 601 Smithview Drive, Maryville, Tennessee.

     In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Barbara Long Crowder City Beautification and Memorial Fund, and sent in care of Kizer & Black, 329 Cates Street, Maryville, TN 37801.

       Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, Maryville, 865-983-1000, www.SmithFuneralandCremation.com.  (10-9-2014)

               Information from Smith Funeral & Cremation Service Website.


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     Barbara Long Crowder, age 71, Maryville, TN, formerly of Logansport, passed away at Blount Memorial Hospital in Maryville on October 8, 2014, with her two children at her side. 

     Born August 7, 1943, in Logansport, Barbara graduated from Logansport High School and attended Butler University.  She worked briefly for Trans World Airlines in Chicago before moving to Maryville, Tennessee, in 1965.  There she raised her children, served on many community boards and was an avid volunteer for the city.

     Survivors include a daughter, Kelly Thompson of Nashville, TN; son, Michael Thompson and wife Dana, of Morristown, TN; and grandchildren, Ross, 20, and Anna, 17, also of Morristown, TN; brother, Charles Stephen Long of Carrolton, GA; brother, Gregory Alan Long and wife Teresa of Savannah, GA; and several nieces and nephews.

     Friends and relatives are invited to a graveside service being held on 11:00 am, Saturday, June 13, 2015, at gravesite, Mount Hope Cemetery, Logansport.

     Arrangements are being handled by Kroeger Funeral Home.

     Friends and family may leave a memory or message of condolence by visiting the online obituary at www.kroegerfuneralhome.com

 John L McCammon - HS

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 John Lee McCammon

December 7, 1942 -- September 26, 2011

     LAFAYETTE — John L. McCammon, 68, Bonita Springs, Fla., died Monday, Sept. 26, 2011, at Gulf Coast Medical Center in Florida.
     He was born Dec. 7, 1942, in Logansport, Indiana, to the late John and Margaret Robinson McCammon. On Feb. 7, 2009, he married Maxine Faye (Dewitt -Stotler), and she survives.
     He graduated from Logansport High School in 1961 and Indiana University in 1965.
     John retired from Roche Laboratories in 2003, where he was a pharmaceutical representative for 30 years.
     Mr. McCammon was a member of the Christus Victor Lutheran Church in Bonita Springs, Fla.
     Mr. McCammon enjoyed his time with family and his grandchildren.
     He was a great mentor to many young children over the years in the Lafayette area, whether it was in Cub Scouts or coaching baseball.
     He was a member of Lafayette Kiwanis Club, as well as Kappa Sigma Fraternity at both Indiana and Purdue universities.  He was in the Kappa Sigma Hall of Fame, Chi Chapter 2001.
     He enjoyed tennis after his retirement, playing in tennis leagues throughout the year with the Lighthouse Bay tennis teams in Bonita Springs, Fla.
     Surviving are wife, Maxine F. McCammon, Bonita Springs, Fla.; daughters, Lisa Allen and husband, Matt, and Tracey Eckerman and husband, Andy, all of Allen, Texas; son, Brian McCammon and wife, Heidi, Lafayette; grandchildren, Kaitlyn and Patrick Allen, Colin and Drew Eckerman, Jonathan, Griffin and Jordan McCammon, and Corey McCammon; and the mother to his children, Sally McCammon, Fairview, Texas.
     He was preceded in death by son, Rob McCammon in 2011; and parents, John and Margaret McCammon.
     Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Soller-Baker Funeral Home, Lafayette Chapel.
     Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home with the Rev. Dr. Jacob H. Hoffman officiating.
     Burial will be in Leiters Ford.
     Those wishing may contribute to the Research on Pulmonary Fibrosis, 811 W. Evergreen Ave., Suite 204, Chicago IL 60642.
     Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.soller-baker.com.  

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 Harold James McKee

August 27, 1943 -- October 18, 2007 (17th per SSDI records)

     Private services will be held Saturday in the Logansport Golf Club for Harold James McKee, 64, Phoenix, Ariz.
     He died Thursday, Oct. 18, 2007, in his residence.
     Born Aug. 27, 1943, in Linton, he was the son of James McKee and Wanda Dickison, who are both deceased.
     Harold, along with Glen Hoover and Paul Herzberg, started Reliable MetalCraft Inc. in Mishawaka in 1974 and bought Logan Stampings Inc. in 1979.
     Harold and his wife, Ellen, retired in Phoenix five years ago and sold Logan Stampings Inc. in 2004. He was in Global Business Leaders Who's Who in 1993 and 1994; a member of the Chamber of Commerce in 1994; and a businessman finalist in 1995.
     Harold led a full and wonderful life. He loved playing golf, being outdoors and celebrating with his friends and family. He was diagnosed with cancer in 2002 and fought the illness to the end.
     Surviving are his wife of five years, Ellen McKee, Phoenix, Ariz.; one daughter, Brandi Mullin and husband, Matt, Logansport; son, Brook McKee, Melbourne, Fla.; three grandchildren, Bo and Blake Brown, Logansport, and Tia McKee, Melbourne, Fla.; and great-granddaughter, Adi Musselman, Melbourne, Fla.; stepsons, Joe Davis and wife, Jenny and Dave Davis, all of Logansport; stepdaughter, Jeanette Pavey and husband, Troy, Peru; and seven stepgrandchildren.
(7-1-2010) From www.findagrave.com

Friday Oct 19, 2007  Pharos Tribune

     Harold James McKee, 64, Phoenix, Arizona, died at 6:30 a.m. Thursday, October 18th, in Phoenix.

     Local arrangements will be made at a later date

     Received 10-22-07, nothing since.
     Dates found 6-7-2009.



 Patty Lou Mollencup Snyder

April 19, 1943  ---  August 4, 2014  (71)

     Patty L. Snyder, 71, North Port, Florida, formerly of Kokomo and Logansport, Indiana, passed away Monday, August 4, 2014, at Tidewell Hospice in Port Charlotte, Florida.

     She is survived by her husband, Jackie W. Snyder, North Port; her daughter, Karen S. Baker, Venice, Florida; her daughter, Christy Snyder Frazier and son-in-law Ron Frazier, Russiaville; and daughter, Janelle Snyder Schelbert and son-in-law John Schelbert, Kokomo.  She is also survived by granddaughters, Sidney Schelbert and Kelsey Frazier, and grandson, Cody Frazier.

     Donations may be made in Patty's honor to the American Cancer Society.  (7-10-2015)

                                 Information from Kokomo Tribune Newspaper

 Edwarde C O'Donnell - HS

Edward C "Butch" O'Donnell-obit

 Edward C. ‘Butch’ O’Donnell

February 6, 1943  ---  November 23, 2011  (63)

     Edward C. ‘Butch’ O’Donnell, age 68, Logansport, passed away at 11:06 a.m., Wednesday, November 23, 2011, in St. Vincent Heart Center, Indianapolis.
     Born in Logansport on February 6, 1943, he was the son of Edward C. and Leona M. Galloway O’Donnell.
     Ed retired in 1997 as a computer production scheduler for Slater Steel Company in Fort Wayne.  He was a 1961 graduate of Logansport High School and attended college for three years.
     Ed is survived by Ishmael Rogers, who was regarded as a son, and an aunt, Ruth LaTourrette, both of Logansport. Several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews also survive.
     Two sisters preceded him in death.
     The Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, November 26, 2011, at All Saints Catholic Church, with Fr. Phil Haslinger officiating. Visitation will be from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. Saturday in the All Saints Parish Hall.
     Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery.
     Memorial contributions may be made to All Saints Catholic Church or to Cass County Relay For Life.  


 Russell Jay (RJ) Palmer

            February 13, 1943  ---  September 14, 2014  (71)

     R. Jay Palmer (Russell Jay) of Fountain Hills, Arizona, passed away quietly the morning of September 14, 2014, with family by his side.

     His death mirrored his life surrounded by family, stories, laughter, and tears.  RJ was 71, born February 13, 1943, to Jane and Russ Palmer of Logansport, Indiana.

     [RJ was a 1961 Graduate of Logansport High School.]

     RJ’s professional accomplishments were many, but his crowning legacy was one of laughter and love.  RJ was a fiercely loyal husband, father, grandfather and friend. RJ was always quietly busy making the world a little brighter.

     RJ is survived by his wife of 49 years, Bobbi (Roberta) Palmer; his mother, Jane (Mimi) Palmer; their daughter, Kim (Mark) Ziegler and children, Tyler, Bailey, Emmerika and Noah; son, Russ (Myrta) Palmer and children, Tessa and Ben.

     He is preceded in death by his father, Russell Jacob Palmer on June 21, 2001.

     A visitation will be held Thursday Sept. 18, at Messinger Mortuary 12065 N. Saguaro Blvd. Fountain Hills from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

     In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of the Valley, Eckstein Center, in R. Jay’s name.  (9-17-2014)


  from The Fountain Hills Times website


 Marsha Parrett Copeland

October 1, 1942  ---  September 12, 2006  (63)

     Services for Marsha Parrett Copeland, 63, Logansport, will be held at 4 p.m. Friday in Gundrum Funeral Home.
     She died at 4:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2006, in her residence.
     Born Oct. 1, 1942, in Flora, she was the daughter of Allen K. and Martha Deane Ayres Parrett.  She was married July 22, 1982, in Van Wert, Ohio, to Jim Copeland, who survives.
     Marsha had worked in the Logansport High School Cafeteria since 1994, where she felt a love and closeness to each and every one of her coworkers who were also a great help and wonderful support team during her battle with cancer.
     She was a lifelong member of River of Life Christian Church, formerly Ninth Street Christian Church, where she served as a deaconess.
     Her grandchildren were the highlight of her life, and finding words to describe her deep affection for each one is difficult.
     Also surviving are two daughters, Kellie Strong and her husband, Mark, and Shannon Barrett and her husband, Matt, all of Logansport; one son, Kurt Timberman and his wife, Brandy, New Palestine; her parents, Logansport; one brother, Mike Parrett and his wife, Patty, Kokomo; and grandchildren, Josh Combs and Allie Combs, both of Logansport, and Faith Timberman, Jared Timberman and Riley Timberman, all of New Palestine.
     One brother, Tom Parrett, preceded in death.
     The Rev. Frank Hibbard will officiate at the services.  Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery.
     Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday and one hour before services Friday in the funeral home.
     Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.



 Craig Everett Porter

August 16, 1943  ---  January 11, 2015  (71)

     Craig Everett Porter, age 71, Logansport, Indiana, passed away at 12:02 p.m., on Sunday, January 11, 2015, in Memorial Hospital.

     Born in Logansport on August 16, 1943, he was the son of Edgar L. and Doris I. Henry Porter.

On February 26, 1972, in St. James Lutheran Church, he was married to Connie L. Hozey, who survives.

     Craig was a member of St. James Lutheran Church, where he had been employed for several years as custodian.  A graduate of Logansport High School [in 1961] and Indiana State University, Craig enjoyed watching college and professional basketball and football.

     Surviving, in addition to his wife, are a son, Jason Porter, daughters, Bridgit Matias and Erin (Jim) Young, all of Logansport; a brother, Mark Porter, Rochester, and a sister Dody Nickell, Indianapolis; twelve grandchildren, one great grandson and several nieces and nephews.

     Preceding him in death are a son, Jaxon Porter, brother, David Porter and a niece, Amanda Nickell.  

     Family and friends are invited to the graveside service, which will be conducted at Kistler Cemetery in Royal Center on Wednesday, January 14, 2015, at 11:00 a.m.  Everyone is requested to meet at the cemetery shortly before 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday.  (1-12-2015)
                      Information from Kroeger Funeral Home website

 James R. Priesthoff - HS

 James R. Priesthoff

September 19, 1943  ---  January 12, 2006  (62)

     James R. Priesthoff 62, Indianapolis, IN died Thursday, January 12, 2006, surrounded by loving family and friends at Community East Hospital.
     He was born September 19, 1943 to William and Frances (Laverty) Priesthoff in Peru, Indiana.
     He retired from Ameritech in 1992.
     He leaves behind to cherish his memory, his wife Jo (Wiese), his sons' mother, Jean Anne (Wharton) Hedelius, his sons Chris (Mellisa), Kevin, and James, Jr. (Cynthia) and his grandchildren, Audrey, Abigail, Alexis and Harrison.  He was preceded in death by his brother, Tom and his parents.      Services and calling: none.  A Celebration of Life gathering will take place at a later date.
     Memorial contributions: Support for People with Oral, Head, and Neck Cancer (S.P.O.H.N.C.) P.O. Box 53, Locust Valley, NY. 11560-0053, in his name.
     Jim will be deeply missed by all of his family and friends.
     Flanner & Buchanan Funeral Center-Washington Park East is handling arrangements. www.flanner-buchanan.com

Janet Sue Riggle Crockett

March 38, 1943  ---  September 21, 2000  (57)

     Services for Janet Sue Crockett, 57, of 2904S U.S. 35, were held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 24, in McCloskey-Hamilton-Gundrum Funeral Home.
     She died at 2:10 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, 2000, in Logansport Memorial Hospital.
     Born March 18, 1943, in Hammond, she was the daughter of Richard and Helen Larimore Riggle. On July 3, 1969, in Culver, she was married to Warren "Chet" Crockett, who survives.
     Mrs. Crockett was employed at T.M. Morris Manufacturing. She was a former teller at F&M and Salin Bank and a former co-owner of Dawn's Resort in Monticello from 1989 to 1995.
     She was a 1961 graduate of Logansport High School, a past president of Berry Boosters and member of Sigma Phi Gamma Sorority.
     She was a member of Cross-Wind United Methodist Church.
     Also surviving are her mother, in Anoka; two daughters and sons-in-law, MeLinda "Mendie" and Ron Kinnaman, Logansport, and ELizabeth "Libby" and Tom Landrum, Zionsville; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Mary Dee and Don Overley, Logansport, and Kaye Donna and Jerry Zastrow, Lowell; two grandsons, Connor and Cooper Kinnaman, Logansport; several nieces and nephews; and several aunts and uncles. 
     Pastors Chip Gast and Gregory Britt officiated at the services. Burial was in Walton IOOF Cemetery, Walton. 
     Memorial contributions may be made to Cross-Wind United Methodist Church and Memorial Hospital Hospice.

 Jo Ann Rozzi - HS

Jo Ann Rozzi Strahlem - obit

 Jo Ann Rozzi Strahlem

March 8, 1943  ---  August 19, 2012  (69)

     Jo Ann Strahlem, age 69, Logansport, passed away at 9:49 a.m., on Sunday, August 19, 2012, at Memorial Hospital.
     Born on March 8, 1943, she was the daughter of Bernard “Ben” and Una May Benjamin Rozzi.  Her father survives, residing in Logansport.
     On January 20, 1962, she was married to Bill Strahlem, who survives.
     Jo Ann had formerly been employed at Faye’s Coiffures, and currently worked at Warner’s Greenhouses.
     She was a member of All Saints Catholic Church, and Delta Theta Chi Sorority.  She enjoyed pending time with her children and grandchildren, helping others, and reading.
     Also surviving are children, Stephanie (Mark) Reef, Bill (Kathy) Strahlem Jr., and Amy (Jason) Brown; grandchildren, Adam and Matthew Reef, Billy Strahlem, and Levi and Katie Brown; brother, William (Phyllis) Rozzi, her in-laws, John (Jean) Strahlem, Dottie (Steve) Harvey, Jane Patch, and Dave (Jill) Strahlem, as well as several nieces, nephews, cousins, loved ones, and friends.
     She was preceded in death by a daughter, Susan Strahlem, and her mother, Una May Rozzi.
     The Mass of Christian Burial will be at 1:00 p.m., on Wednesday, August 22, 2012, at All Saints Catholic Church, with Father Mike McKinney officiating.
     Interment will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery.
     Visitation will be from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 21, 2012, at Kroeger Funeral Home.  A Scripture Service will be conducted by Deacon Juan Rodriguez, at 7:30 p.m., on Tuesday, also at the funeral home.
     Memorial contributions may be made to All Saints Catholic Church or Delta Theta Chi Province Scholarship Fund.  Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.  

      Jo Ann's husband William Strahlem died June 22, 2014...See Family Deaths link.  (6-24-2014)
                Information from Kroeger Funeral Home website

 William D Rudig

 June 2, 1943 ---  February 18, 2003   (59)

    Services for William D. 'Bill' Rudig, 59, of 8264 E. North Road, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday in Calvary United Methodist Church in Syracuse, IN.
    He died at 6:20 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2003, in Lombard, Ill.
    Bill was born June 2, 1943, in Wabash, Indiana. He attended college in North Manchester and graduated from Indiana University at Fort Wayne. He worked as a manager in the commercial heating and air conditioning industry, most recently in Lombard, Illinois.
    He and his wife, Ann, also lived at and enjoyed their lake house Bill remodled from a little cabin into a lovely house on Lake Wawasee.
    Bill was a fun, caring man who was admired by friends and co-workers for his integrity and sense of humor.
    He is survived by his wife, Ann; two children, Laurie and Steven.
One grandaughter, Logan. His mother, Marjorie Rudig of Logansport and sister, Jane Burgess of Arlington, TX. and several nieces.
    Pastor Steven Kaehr will officiate at the services. Burial will be in Ulrey Cemetery, Silver Lake.
    Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday in Mishler-Eastlund Funeral Home, Harris Chapel in Syracuse.
    Memorial contributions may be made to Community Nursing Service Home Health-Illinois.
 (3-4-03) additions from sister Jane 4-15-07.

 Jack Shanks HS

Jack Shanks - Obit

Jackie J "Jack" Shanks

 May 12, 1943 ---  July 27, 2008   (65)

     Jackie J "Jack" Shanks, 65 of Logansport, died at 6:17 a.m. Sunday, July 27, 2008 in Logansport Memorial Hospital.
     Born May 12, 1943 in Logansport, Indiana, he was the son of Vernie J. and Violet Davis Shanks.
     Jackie was self-employed as a barber.
     A veteran of the United States Army, Jackie served during the Vietnam War. He was a member of American Legion Post 60.
     Surviving are one son, Bart L. Shanks of Hasting, MN; one daughter, Olivia Jackie Shanks of Chicago, IL; one brother, Bill Shanks of Logansport, IN; and 2 Grandchildren, Haley Lynn Shanks and Austin William Shanks.
     Friends will be received 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, July 29th at the Fisher Funeral Chapel, Logansport, Indiana.
     Services will be held at Fisher Funeral Chapel, Wednesday, July 30, 2008 at 1:30 p.m.
     Interment, with full military rites, will follow in the Ever-Rest Memorial Park, Logansport, Indiana.
     Contributions may be made to a favorite charity.


 Edward Thomas Siena

September 19, 1943  ---  August 18, 2006  (62)

     PETERSBURG, Va. — Services were held for Edward Thomas “Tom” and Barbara Price , of Carmel, on Saturday, Aug. 26, in Antioch Baptist Church in Yale, Va.
     Tom and Barbara died Friday, Aug. 18, 2006, in an automobile accident near Flagstaff, Ariz.
     Tom was the son of Salvatore U. and Helen R. . His father was the co-founder of SUS Die Cast Co. in Logansport, along with Tom’s uncle, the late James A. Robinson.
     Tom graduated from Logansport High School in 1961. He received an industrial engineering degree from Purdue University and served in the U.S. Navy for eight years.
     Tom is survived by one uncle in Los Angeles, Calif.; and his Robinson and cousins of Indiana, Ohio, North Carolina and California.
     Tom and Barbara lived in Carmel for many years and had recently retired to Sun City West, Ariz.
     Barbara was the daughter of Marvin P. and Alma D. Price.
     She was a graduate of Stony Creek, Virginia High School and Elon College. She was a school teacher.
     She is survived by a brother; a sister; and a niece, all of Virginia.
     The Revs. Charlie Mayson and Steve Flowers officiated.
     The Petersburg Chapel of J.T. Morriss & Son Funeral Home & Cremation Service assisted the family with arrangements.  

The Following came from the Arizona Journal
August 23, 2006

     Two Indiana residents died in a one-vehicle accident that occurred at 1:01 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 18, at milepost 278 of Interstate 40, about seven miles west of Holbrook.
     According to the report from the Department of Public Safety, Barbara A. , 63, of Carmel, Ind., was driving a yellow 1991 Chrysler west on I-40 when the car went off the left side of the road, was overcorrected to the right and traveled across both westbound lanes before rolling 1½ times.
     The driver and her passenger, Edward T. , 62, also of Carmel, both died at the scene of the accident. Both were wearing seatbelts.




Larry Joe Smith

December 12, 1942  ---  July 24, 2014  (71)

       Larry J. Smith, 71, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, died peacefully, Thursday, July 24, 2014, with his family by his side.  He was born in Logansport, son of the late, Joe and Virginia (Grusenmeyer) Smith.  [He graduated from Logansport High School in 1961.]  He served his country in the Army during Vietnam.  He worked at E-Systems in Huntington, Magnavox as a contract administrator and then retired from Allen County highway Department in 2005.  He was in Ham Radio Operator for 55 years. 
       He is survived by his wife of almost 32 years, Donna Kathleen (Flaugher) Smith of Fort Wayne; his twin sons, Steve (Denise) and Rod (Vicki) Marquart both of Fort Wayne; grandmother, Carmel Grusenmeyer of Logansport; five grandchildren; and six great grandchildren. 
       He was preceded in death by his first wife, Patti; and sadly his 16 year old daughter, Cheri Smith.
       Funeral Service is 2 p.m., Saturday, August 2, 2014, at Covington Funeral Home, 8408 Covington Road, with calling starting at 10 a.m. till service time.  Pastor Greg Byman officiating.  He will be honored with military rights.  Preferred memorials are to St. Joe Community Church or Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home or Donor’s Choice. 

                                          Information from Covington Memorial Funeral Home website

Carolyn Louise Strong Bender

December 12, 1942  ---  November 7, 1979  (36)

     Mrs. Carolyn L. Bender, 36, 1916 Smead ST., died at 11:20 p.m. Wednesday at her residence following two years of failing health.
     Born Dec. 12, 1942, she was the daughter of Maurice E. and Virginia M. Dale Strong.  She was married Aug. 18, 1962 in Logansport, to James A. (Buck) Bender, who survives.
     She was a member of St. Vincent Catholic Church and local prayer group.
     Surviving with the husband and the parents of 2908 High St., are one daughter, Beth Anne and two sons, Timothy Dale and Anthony James, all at home; three sisters, Margaret Jean , 2709 E. Broadway; Maurine Virginia Morlino, Orlando, Fla; and Karen , Lafayette; a paternal grandmother Moble Strong, 2908 High Street,; several nieces and nephews and several cousins.
     Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Vincent Catholic Church with the Rev. Maurice R. Miller officiating.  Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery.
     Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday and 2 to 9 p.m. Friday at the McCloskey-Hamilton-Gundrum Funeral home.  The Rosary will be recited at 8 p.m. Friday.
 Memorials may be made to the Cass County Cancer Society or the Memorial Hospital Nursery.  

     Carolyn was married to Jim (Buck) Bender and they had three children, Timothy Dale, Beth Ann, and Anthony James.  They lived in Logansport where she died of cancer.

William G Studebaker

December 3, 1942  ---  October 15, 1987  (44)

     CORAL GABLES, Fla. - William G. Studebaker, 44, Coral Gables, Fla., formerly of Logansport, died at 6 a.m. Wednesday in his residence after and extended illness.
     He was born Dec. 3, 1942, in Logansport to William G. and Emily Barnes Studebaker.  He was married to Marty Ann Tindal, who survives.
     He was a stock trader for Mayer and Schweitzer Brokerage Firm, Florida.
     He was a U.S. Navy veteran and a deacon at University Baptist Church, Coral Gables.
     Also surviving are his mother, Emily Studebaker, Coral Gables; and two sons, Billy and David, both at home.
     Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in University Baptist Church, Coral Gables, with the Rev. Dan Yeary officiating.  Interment services will be at noon Saturday in Mount Hope Cemetery Chapel, Logansport.
     Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday in Van Orsdel Funeral Chapel, Coral Gables.  Friends may also call one hour prior to interment services Saturday at the cemetery chapel.
     Kroeger Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.




Susan Roberta Stump Bales

August 5, 1943  ---  January 7, 2014  (70)

     Susan R. Bales, 70, went home to be with her Lord on Tuesday, January 7, 2014.  She was born August 5, 1943 in Columbus, Ohio.  Sue was a homemaker and member of Park Avenue Baptist Church.
     She is survived by her husband of 27 years, Danny; children John Day (Beth), Theresa Hall (Harold), Steven Day, and Paula Pratt (Randy); grandchildren, Brandon, Nick and Kelly Day, Michael Hall, Amanda and R.J. Pratt.
     A memorial service will be held at 11a.m., on Saturday, January 11, 2014, at Park Avenue Baptist Church.
     In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to or The Lord's Garden at Park Ave. Baptist Church, 2600 S. Park Ave., Titusville, FL  32780.
.  (8-15-2015)
                                 Information from Legacy.com website.

Robert Lawrence Tam

January 27, 1943  --  May 17, 1970  (27)

     A former Logansport man, Robert Lawrence Tam, 27, and his five-year-old daughter, Kimberly, were killed in a two-car crash near Seneca, S.C., early Sunday, May 17, 1970.
     Tam, of Charleston, S.C., was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Tam, 3105 Crescent Ave, Logansport, Indiana.
     Injured in the accident were Tam's wife, the former Martha Scott of Charleston, and his two-year-
old son, Robert, Jr.  The driver of the other vehicle was not injured.
     The accident occurred when the other vehicle entered the wrong lane of traffic during a rain storm and side-swiped the Tam auto, according to Tam's father.
     Mrs. Tam sustained rib injuries and Robert, Jr., suffered a broken leg in the accident.  Both are in a Charleston hospital.
     Born Jan. 27, 1943, in Logansport, Tam attended St. Vincent School and was graduated from Logansport High School in 1961.
     He attended International College at Fort Wayne prior to enlisting in the Navy in 1963.  Tam was stationed at the Charleston Naval Base, where he was in the submarine service.
     Surviving, include his parents, Wayne and. Rosemary Tam: a brother, Dennis, at home: and a grandmother, Mrs. Josephine Sandi, 1201 Spear St., Logansport.
     Funeral services will, be at the McAllister Funeral Home at Charleston Wednesday.  Burial also will be in Live Oak Memorial Gardens, Charleston, SC.  

Information gathered by Leon Whiteman

Gone but never Forgotten: A very close friend: Larry G. Bender ('60)

Dean Robert Thomas

September 21, 1943  --  January 23, 1996  (52)

Last reported living in Silverado, California.

Harry Thomas (1905 - 1986)
Nola Thomas (1903 - 1976)

Mount Hope Cemetery
Logansport Cass County, Indiana, USA

 Robert William 'Bill' Timberman

    November 14, 1942  ---  November 9, 2002  (59)

     Services for Robert William "Bill" Timberman, 59, of 1350 W. Horizon Ridge, Apt. 1213, Henderson, Nev., will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in Gundrum Funeral Home.
     He died at 10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, 2002, in St. Rose Dominican Hospital, Henderson, Nev.
     Born Nov. 14, 1942, in Logansport, he was the son of Robert Harold and Jean Alice Shaver Timberman.
     A 1961 graduate of Logansport High School, Mr. Timberman was employed as general manager for the Greater Nevada Auto Auction. He also was the former owner of Bill Timberman's Auto Sales, 1700 E. Market St., Logansport.
     He was a member of the Auto Action Association, former member of the Logansport Jaycees, and of the Logansport Rotary Club.
     Surviving are his fiancee, Brenda Aden, Henderson, Nev.; two daughters, Kellie Combs and her friend, Mark Strong, Logansport, and DeLaney Timberman, Savannah, Tenn.; one son and daughter-in-law, Kurt and Brandy Timberman, Orlando, Fla.; four sisters and brothers-in-law, Bonnie and Dennis Wideman, and Karen Sue and Bill Grigsby, all of Logansport, Linda and Jack Arion, Checotah, Okla., and Diana Lyn and Ed Vigus, Russiaville; one grandson, Josh Combs, Logansport; two granddaughters, Allie Combs, Logansport, and Faith Timberman, Orlando, Fla.; and one grandson, Jared Timberman, Orlando, Fla.
     The Rev. Cameron Douglas will officiate at the services.
     Friends may call form 1 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and one hour before the services Thursday in the funeral home.
     Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.

 Garnet June Welch

    December 28, 1942  ---  September 25, 2006  (63)

     WELCH, GARNET JUNE, died September 25th at home with his family. He is survived by his wife, Marion O. Welch, his children, Beth Ann Welch, Kelly , and Garnet Michael Welch, his stepdaughters, Cassandra Marden and Tracy DeMatteis, his grandchildren, Chloe Walter-Welch and Sarah and Amanda Marden, and his brother Tony Welch.  He will also be greatly missed by Russell , Amy Walter, and Shawn Marden.
     Born December 28, 1942 in Sidney, Indiana, Garnet grew up in Logansport where he was an all-state athlete in basketball, football, and track.  At Presbyterian College, Clinton, SC, Garnet continued to play football, was a Sigma Nu brother, and earned a bachelor's degree.
     As an educator and a coach, Garnet helped many young people. Notably, during the first year of integration in South Carolina, Garnet named an African-American student his starting quarterback.  Coaching several teams through state-championships, Garnet earned his master's degree at Converse College, Spartanburg, SC.
     Garnet left the classroom for a while to work with school fundraising and then became a stockbroker and entrepreneur.  He returned to his true calling, the classroom, in Osceola, Florida, and finished his teaching career at Gateway High School, Kissimmee. Garnet's friends and family will remember his charm, his smile, and his love for history and country-western dancing.  All those fortunate to have met him will always remember his true kindness.  He lived his life with a heart full of love.
     In lieu of flowers, the family asks for donations to the Gateway High School Athletic Department.  Visiting hours Wednesday from 5-8PM, and Funeral Service Thursday, 10AM, Family Funeral Care, 13001 S. John Young Parkway, Orlando, 407-812-4200.  Interment Woodlawn Memorial Park.

Jack J. Willis - HS

Jack J. Willis - obit

 Jack J. Willis

    February 14, 1942  ---  June 30, 2012  (63)

     Jack Willis, age 70 of Logansport, Indiana, passed away at 1:20 a.m. Saturday, June 30, 2012, in Miller's Merry Manor.
     Born February 14, 1942, in South Bend, he was the son of the late Homer and Genevieve Kumler Willis.
     Jack was a veteran of the Vietnam War, proudly serving his country in the U.S. Army from 1964-1966.
     He was retired from the Chrysler Corporation in Kokomo, where he had worked for thirty-one years.
     Jack was a member of American Legion Post 60 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3790.  He was an avid golfer and he loved classic cars.
     Surviving are his daughter, Carrie Gochenour and her companion Kevin Bessignano, of Fishers, Indiana; one brother and sister-in-law, Tom and Carol Willis of Logansport, three nephews, Tim Willis, of Logansport, Troy Willis and his companion Margaret Henry, of Lucerne and Ty Willis and his wife, Colleen, of Logansport; and several great-nieces and great-nephew.
     Friends may call 4-8 p.m., Monday, July 2 at the Fisher Funeral Chapel, Logansport.
     Services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 3, 2012 in Fisher Funeral Chapel.
     Interment, with full military rites, will follow in the Mount Hope Cemetery, Logansport.
     You may light a candle of hope in memory of Jack at www.fisherfuneralchapel.com

          Information from Fisher Funeral Home website.

Gordon Daniel Wolf - HS

Gordon Daniel Wolf - obit

 Gordon Daniel Wolf

    February 17, 1943  ---  February 21, 2013  (70)

     PALM SPRINGS, Calif. — Gordon Daniel Wolf, 70, Palm Springs, Calif., died suddenly Feb. 21, 2013, off the coast of New Zealand.
     Born Feb. 17, 1943, in Logansport, Ind., to Evelyn Marie (nee Gordon) and Carl Wolf.  He graduated from Hanover College in 1965 as a member of Phi Delta Theta, attended the Wharton School, and launched his consulting career with Towers Perrin.  An internationally recognized expert in executive compensation, particularly in the entertainment industry, he worked out of the Philadelphia and New York offices until his retirement in 1996.  He maintained residences in New York City and Fire Island Pines until relocating to Palm Springs in 1999.
     His love of travel continued until the very end, both around the globe and to his homes in Anguilla, West Indies, and Green Valley Lake, Calif.
     An avid singer and supporter of the arts, Gordon launched his singing career with a performance at Carnegie Hall with the Hanover College Choir.  He was a longtime member of Swarthmore Presbyterian Church and its Chancel Choir.  He sang with the Palm Springs Caballeros Gay Men’s Chorus for ten years and served as President of the Board of Directors, and most recently, was a singer and board member with the California Desert Chorale.
     Gordon lived his life with great passion and determination.  He was a loving father, wonderful partner, inspiring mentor, and caring friend to all whose lives he touched.
     He is survived by his devoted partner, Steven Caldwell, Palm Springs, his former wife, Jean (nee Kinley) Stratton, his loving daughters and their families, Jennifer Timmins and her husband, Scott, Newton, Mass., Melissa Wolf Riley and her husband, Chip, Scottsville, Va., and his beloved granddaughter, Ellison, also of Newton.
     Friends are invited to a celebration of his life at 11:30 a.m. Saturday in the Bougainvillea Room at Spencer’s Restaurant, Palm Springs.
     In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in his honor to the California Desert Chorale or to the National Marfan Foundation. 
          Information from the Pharos Tribune website.

 Harold Anthony "Tony" Wood

    January 22, 1942  ---  June 7, 2005  (62)

  BOURBON -- Services for Harold Anthony "Tony" Wood, 62, of Bourbon, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in Bourbon First United Methodist Church.
    He died at 6:18 a.m. Tuesday, June 7, 2005, in St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Plymouth of complications following heart surgery.
    He was married Jan. 13, 1973, in Lafayette, to Mary Brychta, who survives.
    [Born on January 22, 1942, he was] a graduate of Logansport High School, Tony studied at Anderson University, Purdue University and Ancilla College, and was a State Farm agent in Bourbon for 32 years.
    Tony was a graduate of Marshall County Leadership of Marshall County class of 2000. He served on the board of the foundation of the St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, the Marshall County Historical Society, and was a member of the Toastmasters Club, the Moose Lodge and Bourbon Chamber of Commerce. He also served in the National Guard.
    Known as a true Renaissance man by his friends, Tony was a golfer and a fisherman. He was co-founder and president of Heart and Hands, Inc., of Plymouth.
    Tony, along with Mary, gave his heart to the service of people. He was a member of Mensa, a poet, a vocalist, a musician who played the keyboard and guitar, and a composer. His unique floral paintings have been featured in art shows.
    He was a gardener and world traveler. He was a devout Christian and frequently gave sermons. He lived his Christianity every day.
    Also surviving are his mother, Irene C. Cripe, Plymouth; sisters, Elizabeth Burton, Skyesville, Pa., and Rebecca Griffy, Plymouth; brothers, Buryl W. Wood, Zephyrhills, Fla., and Neil A. Wood, Clover, S.C.
    His father, Harold E. Wood, and his brother, George E. Wood, preceded in death.
    Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery in Plymouth.
    Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, and from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday in Deaton-Clemens Funeral Home.
   In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Heart and Hands, Inc., P.O. Box 51, Plymouth IN 46504.



 Robert Frederick Wysong

    July 21, 1943  ---  April 11, 2012  (68)

http://www.findagrave.com/icons2/trans.gif     ROME, GA - U.S. Air Force MSgt. (retired) Robert Frederick Wysong, 68, passed away Wednesday morning, April 11, 2012, in a local hospital.
http://www.findagrave.com/icons2/trans.gif     Mr. Wysong was born July 21, 1943, son of the late Robert Wysong and the late Elmo Moler Wysong. 
http://www.findagrave.com/icons2/trans.gif     He was a 1961 graduate of Logansport High School.
http://www.findagrave.com/icons2/trans.gif     He retired from the U.S. Air Force after more than 22 years of service.  During his military tenure, he graduated from the Community College of the Air Force.  He served as the superintendent of the largest strategic command and control facility in the Pacific.  His duties included coordinating the planning, execution, and evaluation phases of all force/staff operations from headquarters to the unit level. 
http://www.findagrave.com/icons2/trans.gif     He was a member of the United Methodist Church.
http://www.findagrave.com/icons2/trans.gif     He, along with his wife, operated the 19th Hole Restaurant at Stonebridge Golf Course and had also operated the Forrest Coffee Shop in the Forrest Building on Broad Street.
http://www.findagrave.com/icons2/trans.gif     Survivors include his wife and best friend, the former Linda Perry, to whom he was married, October 22, 1994; a daughter, Stacey Wysong, and her fiancé, Ryan McCray, Chattanooga; a great-granddaughter, whom he lovingly was helping to raise, Abby Wheat, Rome; three stepsons, Billy, Keith and Chuck Dupree, all of Rome; seven step-grandchildren; 10 step-great-grandchildren; several cousins and friends in Indiana also survive.
http://www.findagrave.com/icons2/trans.gif     Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Friday, April 13, 2012, in the Chapel at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home.
http://www.findagrave.com/icons2/trans.gif     The Rev. Ken Oates and the Rev. Max Carver will officiate.
http://www.findagrave.com/icons2/trans.gif     Entombment will follow in St. Luke's Mausoleum at Oaknoll Memorial Gardens.  Military personnel from Robbins Air Force Base will provide full military honors.
http://www.findagrave.com/icons2/trans.gif     The family will receive friends at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home from 6 until 8 p.m. today.
http://www.findagrave.com/icons2/trans.gif     At other hours, they may be contacted at the residence.
http://www.findagrave.com/icons2/trans.gif     Henderson & Sons Funeral Home has charge of the funeral arrangements.  (7-21-15

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