Our Obituaries

Gayle Ann Mitchell

November 6, 1941 - July 17, 2017

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Larry A. Marlin

May 6, 1941 - July 11, 2017

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Howard Eugene Buntain

February 29, 1924 - July 3, 2017

Howard Eugene Buntain, 93, of Terre Haute passed away on Monday, July 3, 2017 at his home. He was born in Vermillion County, north of Libertyville to the late Byron Buntain and Violet Swafford Buntain. He married Virginia Rose Bozarth on December 4, 1942 in Clinton.Howard retired from Teamsters Local 144 as a truck driver for McDaniel Freight Line, where he was employed for 28 years. Upon...
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Mary Elizabeth Henderson

May 25, 1917 - June 25, 2017

Mary Elizabeth Pate Henderson passed away Sunday June 25, 2017 surrounded by loved ones. Mary was born to Cecile and Clovis Milam on May 25, 1917 in Arthur Illinois. Along with her parents she was preceded in death by two brothers, Merle and Berle Milam, sister Lena Barr, her husband Hillery E. Pate, her son Richard S. Pate and her granddaughter Hillery Ann Harvey Hays. Mary's second husband, Win...
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Delila Kay Carter

December 31, 1938 - June 24, 2017

Delila Kay Carter, 78, of West Terre Haute, passed away on Saturday, June 24, 2017.Kay was born on December 31, 1938 in Vermillion County, Indiana to Wallace and Gladys Newell Whitford.She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, James Richard Carter, Sr.; siblings, Wallace Whitford, Brad Whitford, Joyce Lovellette, Beverly Cummins, and infant sister Birdie Lou Whitford; a grandson,...
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B. Regene Rader

October 13, 1949 - June 24, 2017

B. Regene Rader, 67, of Clinton passed away on Saturday, June 24, 2017.She was born on October 13, 1949 in Washington, Indiana to John Roark and Eldena Woodruff Roark.Regene was preceded in death by her father, and her mother-in-law, Emma Lou Rader.Surviving are her husband of 50 years, Randy; two sons, Jeff Rader and wife Darla of Clinton and Brad Rader and wife Jennifer of Lizton; her mother,...
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David Wayne Jones

August 11, 1954 - June 22, 2017

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Shane Shane Buntain

February 18, 1988 - June 20, 2017

Bradley Shane Buntain, 29, of Terre Haute, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, June 20, 2017. He was born on February 18, 1988.Shane is survived by his father, Bradley Gene Buntain and wife Bonnie; his mother, Amy Buntain; grandmothers, Libby Llewellyn and Carolyn Roger; special great-grandparents, Virginia and Howard Buntain; a brother, Eli Buntain; a sister, Shyleigh Buntain; step-brother,...
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Violet Lorraine Frey

March 9, 1919 - June 17, 2017

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Rhonda Leann Payne

September 13, 1976 - June 10, 2017

Rhonda Leann Payne, 40, of Brazil, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, June 10, 2017. She was born on September 13, 1976 in Vigo County to Ronnie Lee Livingston, Sr. and Marie (Smith) Livingston.Rhonda is survived by her husband of 20 years, Eric Payne of Brazil; two children, Haley Payne and Eric Payne, Jr.; her mother, Marie Livingston; a sister, Renea Livingston; brother, Ronnie Livingston...
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Margaret Elizabeth Salmon

May 5, 1920 - June 6, 2017

Margaret Salmon 97, is at rest with God in Heaven after a life well lived. She passed away Tuesday, June 6, 2017, following a brief illness. Margaret was born to parents Mike and Elizabeth Benna in Terre Haute, May 5, 1920. She was a life-long resident of Terre Haute and graduated from Garfield High School in 1938. She married Robert Salmon on April 10, 1943 and he preceded her in death in 2002....
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Donald Roy Ridge

February 2, 1945 - June 5, 2017

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Dollie Ann Grayless

July 31, 1948 - June 3, 2017

Dollie Ann Grayless, 68, of Terre Haute, went to be with our Lord on Saturday, June 3, 2017. She passed away in her home with her family and friends by her side. Dollie was born on July 31, 1948 to William and Dollie (Kos) Grayless.Dollie was preceded in death by her father and two sisters, Peggy Miller and Sue Cleeton.She is survived by eight brothers and three sisters: Billy Grayless and wife...
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Bennie Towles

February 14, 1949 - June 1, 2017

Bennie Paulette Towles, 68, of Terre Haute passed away on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at IU Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. She was born on February 14, 1949, in Terre Haute, to William Andrew and Marjorie Jane (Acuff) Towles.Bennie is survived by a daughter, Stephanie Cooper of Indianapolis; four brothers: Robert Towles of South Bend, Virgil Towles and wife Donna, Mike Towles, and David Towles,...
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Jeff Caton

October 9, 1956 - May 30, 2017

Jeffery Allen Caton, 60, of Terre Haute, passed away on Tuesday, May 30, 2017, at Regional Hospital surrounded by his family. He was born on October 9, 1956, in Terre Haute to Allen Caton and Anita (Atterson) Alkire.Jeff is survived by his son, John Caton of Terre Haute; father Allen Caton (late wife Sandra Caton) of Terre Haute; mother Anita Alkire and husband Virgil of Terre Haute; siblings,...
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Bette Louise Todd

July 28, 1934 - May 24, 2017

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Helen Berneice Schantz

November 17, 1922 - May 13, 2017

Helen Berneice Stone Runyan Shields Schantz, 94, died Saturday, May 13th at Meadows Manor North Nursing Home in Terre Haute. She was born November 17th, 1922 in Bloomfield, Indiana to Rex and Helen Stone of Linton. She is survived by her sons; David F. Runyan (Pamela) of Terre Haute, Mark A. Runyan (Cynthia) of West Virginia, and James D. Runyan (Rose) of Terre Haute; Grandchildren: Brooke Runyan...
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Virginia Smith

September 5, 1923 - May 10, 2017

Virginia Smith, 93, of Terre Haute passed away on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at Watercrest in Orlando, FL. She was born on September 5, 1923, in Vigo County to Hurvey and Rosie (Cordell) Wood.She is survived by a son, Stanley Smith and wife Melanie of Orlando, FL; a daughter, Vickie Strange and husband Harrison of Mahomet, IL; granddaughters, Lisa Strange Hogan and husband Mike of Davidson, NC, and...
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Connie Darlene Gibbons

April 24, 1955 - April 27, 2017

Connie D. Gibbons, 62, of Terre Haute passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, April 27, 2017, at her home. She was born on April 24, 1955, in Terre Haute to Gene Niece and Lillie (Long) Kinney. She married Michael Gibbons, Sr. on April 23, 1975.Connie is survived by her husband of 42 years, Michael Gibbons, Sr. of Terre Haute; children, Sherry Sears and husband David, Terry Gibbons and partner...
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Joe L. Mattox

January 14, 1951 - April 17, 2017

Joseph L. Mattox, 66, of Terre Haute passed away in his home surrounded by family on Monday morning April 17, 2017. Joe was born January 14, 1951 to Chet and Betty (Smeja) Mattox in Terre Haute. He grew up in Fontanet in his parents funeral home. He attended Fontanet School, Otter Creek, and graduated from Garfield High School in 1969. He then attended Indiana State University and graduated...
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Donald W. McBride

April 23, 1954 - April 10, 2017

Donald Wallace McBride, 62, born April 23, 1954 in Terre Haute, died unexpectedly and peacefully at his home on April 10, 2017.Don was a lifelong resident of Terre Haute. He graduated with the first class at Terre Haute North High School. On July 15, 1989 he married the love of his life, Julie Stork from Aurora, Indiana. They were blessed with two beautiful daughters, Lindsey and Kaci.Don coached...
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Blake A. Ball

July 17, 1933 - April 3, 2017

Blake Alan Ball, Sr., 83, of Rosedale, Indiana, passed away at his residence surrounded by his family. He was born on July 17,1933 in Coal Bluff to Carl and Ethel Ball.Blake loved to spend time with his family, mushroom hunt, fish, and go hunting. He retired from the Vigo County School Corporation after 30 years of service. Blake was also a Veteran of the Korean War.He is survived by his three...
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Sharon Rae Milam

February 25, 1939 - March 31, 2017

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Thomas Jermaine Scales

July 30, 1978 - March 24, 2017

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Margaret Yatsko

April 22, 1936 - March 24, 2017

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James Earl Shelton

November 21, 1941 - March 23, 2017

James Earl Shelton, 75 of Terre Haute, passed away March 23, 2017. He was born in Terre Haute, Indiana on November 21, 1941 to Guy and Ida Mae Shelton. Soon after graduating high school, he joined the Marine Corps to serve his country. He retired from the Electrical Union Local 725 after 35 years of service.He was an avid poker player and gambler and would take frequent trips to Vegas, Tunica, or...
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Paul Eugene Hoopingarner

August 17, 1985 - March 22, 2017

Paul Eugene Hoopingarner, III, 31, of Terre Haute, passed away on March 22, 2017.He was born on August 17, 1985 in Terre Haute.Paul had worked at Sappington's Moving and Storage.Surviving are his mother, Diane Lister, and his father Paul Eugene Hoopingarner, Jr.; several aunts, uncles and cousins.He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Etta Lister.A Celebration of Paul's life will be held on...
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Marjorie Ellen Jeffries

February 16, 1924 - March 21, 2017

Marjorie"Mooch" Ellen Jeffries 93 of Terre Haute passed away peacefully at Regional Hospital on March 21,2017 .She was born on February 16,1924 in Terre Haute to her parents, Ralph and Charolette Stamper Willy. Marjorie was a graduate of Wiley High School and also Union Hospital School of Nursing. Marjorie retired from Union Hospital after many years as an RN. She loved to bake pies, gardening,...
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Merryjane Royal

March 10, 1967 - March 15, 2017

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Nancy Jean Ross

July 14, 1947 - March 14, 2017

Nancy Jean Catlin Ross, 69, of Rosedale, went to be with her Lord on March 14, 2017. She was born on July 14, 1947, in Terre Haute, Indiana, to Dorothy and John Catlin. She grew up in the area, attending Wiley High School and St. Mary-of-the-Woods College. She was very active in the community and was a member of the Red Hats Society, Beta Sigma Phi, FOP Auxiliary, Charlie's Angels Bowling...
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Norma Maxine Smith

March 9, 1922 - March 13, 2017

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Martha Lou Riggs

November 18, 1924 - March 12, 2017

Martha Lou Riggs, 92, of Terre Haute, passed away on Sunday, March 12, 2017 at Cannon Inn Assisted Living. She was born on November 18, 1924, in Robinson, IL to Harry Mace and Francis E. (Purcell) Smith.Martha leaves to cherish her memory her children, Pamela McLin and husband Steven, and Lester Vaughn, all of Terre Haute; grandchildren, Tiffany Sekela and husband Adam, Steven McLin Jr. and wife...
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Jackie James Hall

August 17, 1929 - March 10, 2017

Jackie J. Hall, of Terre Haute, Indiana passed away on March 10, 2017. He was born in Jasonville, Indiana to Lola and Raymond J. Hall on August 17, 1929.Jackie proudly served his country overseas in Korea in the Army. His patriotism continued at home when he joined the VFW as a lifetime member. He worked for Public Service for over 35 years before his retirement. He enjoyed being outdoors to hunt...
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James J. Drisko

May 6, 1937 - March 5, 2017

James J. Drisko, Sr., of Terre Haute, passed away on March 5, 2017 quietly in his sleep. James was born in Terre Haute, Indiana on May 6, 1937 to Joseph and Mary Drisko. James retired as a maintenance supervisor for a local nursing home.James belonged to the Terre Haute Moose Lodge as a Trustee; he was a Mason, past member of The Knights of Columbus and he was also a member of Rio Grande Full...
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Matthew Ryan Dillon

September 1, 1987 - February 20, 2017

Matthew Ryan Dillon, 29, of Rosedale, tragically lost his battle with depression late last week. He was born on September 1, 1987, in Terre Haute to Robert and Kathy (Williams) Dillon.Matthew was a 2006 graduate of Terre Haute North Vigo High School. He also attended Rose Hulman Institute of Technology and graduated in 2010 with a Bachelor's degree in chemical engineering. He most recently was...
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Sharon Palmer

October 30, 1944 - February 15, 2017

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Julie Ann Miller

September 17, 1973 - February 13, 2017

Julie Ann Miller, 43, of Terre Haute, passed away on Monday, February 13, 2017, at her home, surrounded by her family. She was born on September 17, 1973, in Terre Haute to Ron Miller and Penni (Branson) Lawson.Julie led a fulfilling life rich with family and friends despite being diagnosed with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease at the age of five. She was a graduate of Terre Haute North High School...
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Betty Jane Melvin

March 12, 1922 - February 6, 2017

Betty Jane Melvin, 94, of Terre Haute, passed away on Monday, February 6, 2017, at Harrison's Crossing. She was born on March 12, 1922 in Terre Haute. She married Billie R. Melvin on November 20, 1942.Betty is survived by her daughter, Julie West and husband Dale West III of Terre Haute; grandchildren, Jordan West and wife Jessyka, and Alysia Bales and husband Byron, all of Terre Haute; and one...
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Lois Marie Grindle

April 5, 1931 - February 6, 2017

Lois Marie Grindle, 85, of Terre Haute, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family on Monday, February 6, 2017. She was born on April 5, 1931, in Gary, IN to Frederick E. Flagg and Bernice (Hogenson) Rukes. She married Estel E. Grindle on June 10, 1949.Lois is survived by her husband of almost 68 years, Estel Grindle of Terre Haute; daughters, Janice Crowley and husband Mike of...
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Jackson Phillips

April 1, 2015 - January 28, 2017

Charles Jackson Phillips, 1, passed away on January 28, 2017 on Travis Air Force Base, California. He was born on April 1, 2015 in Terre Haute, Indiana to Jennifer K. and Charles M. Phillips. Jackson was a very happy child who loved to laugh. He enjoyed chasing the dogs and watching Mickey Mouse Clubhouse. Not quite 2 yet, he already knew how to count to 12 and was beginning to recognize letters....
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Gene Raymond Sons

August 8, 1936 - January 28, 2017

Gene Raymond Sons, 80, of Terre Haute, went to be with his wife and Savior Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017. Gene was born to Emery and Doll Sons, on Aug. 8, 1936. Gene met his soul mate Carolyn (Fulford) Sons while they both worked at the Goodie Shop as teens. Gene and Carolyn celebrated 59 years of marriage. Gene's love was found in carpentry, watch making, gardening and spending time outdoors. He...
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Mary Elizabeth Selby

May 26, 1928 - January 22, 2017

Mary E. (Cheesman) Selby, 88, of Terre Haute, passed away on Sunday, January 22, 2017 at home on hospice and with her long time caregiver, Lori A. Ferguson. Mary was born May 26, 1928. She was a homemaker and enjoyed visiting with family and friends.Mary is survived by her son Robert L. Selby, Jr. (Peggy) of Greencastle, Indiana, daughter, Helen L. Ferguson, of Evansville, Indiana, eight...
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Fred Bales

December 16, 1922 - January 12, 2017

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Mildred Irene Hauer

November 22, 1925 - January 5, 2017

Mildred Irene Hauer, 91, passed away in Indianapolis January 5, 2017. She was born in Terre Haute, Indiana on November 22nd, 1925 to Henry and Catherine Heubel. Mildred graduated from Central Catholic High School in 1943. She became an avid opera fan as a teenager, listening to Metropolitan Opera presentations at home on the radio. As an adult, she attended numerous operas, madrigals and...
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Wilma H. Coleman

December 18, 1923 - December 29, 2016

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Shirley Ann Richardson

December 7, 1931 - December 4, 2016

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John F. Tuberosa

May 11, 1945 - November 30, 2016

John F. Tuberosa, 71, of Terre Haute, passed away at his home on Wednesday, November 30, 2016. He was born on May 11, 1945 in Terre Haute, Indiana to Felicie and Mary Margaret Tuberosa. He was very skilled in all aspects of life, receiving a Bachelor's Degree in Business, and even scoring in the top 10% on the Bar Exam. He started his career as a contractor, a trade he learned from his father,...
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Phillip H. Britton

October 15, 1932 - November 12, 2016

Phillip H. Britton, 84, of Terre Haute, went to be with the Lord at 6:30 a.m. Nov. 12, 2016, at Meadows Manor North. He was born Oct. 15, 1932, to Ralph Henry Britton and LaDonna Spencer Britton. He was employed and retired from Anaconda, Indiana State University, and Midwest Vacuum Pump. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge and the Shriners Internatinal. Phil attended Bible Baptist Church in...
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Carrol Wayne Patchett

September 8, 1937 - October 14, 2016

Carrol Wayne Patchett, 79, of Carmel and formerly of Terre Haute, passed away on Friday, October 14, 2016. He was born on September 8, 1937 in Martinsville, Illinois to Wayne E. Patchett and Mary Kathryn Bell Patchett.Carrol was a 1955 graduate of Martinsville High School, and entered the US Army, where he honorably served his country in the Korean War from 1955 to 1958. He retired from...
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Esther L. Wagle Tucker

October 13, 1918 - October 11, 2016

Esther L. Wagle-Tucker passed away October 11, 2016 at Signature Healthcare in Terre Haute, Indiana. Esther was born on October 13, 1918 to Lona and Lawrence King in Vincennes, Indiana. Esther is preceded in death by her husband, Harry Wagle, her parents, and 4 siblings. Esther is survived by 4 daughters, Beverly Sisk, of Tennessee, Betty Jane Medsker, Nancy Catterlin, and Linda Lou Catterlin,...
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Dorothy Jane McCauley

May 24, 1919 - October 11, 2016

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Darrell E. Pruitt

April 2, 1936 - July 31, 2016

Darrell Elbert Pruitt, Sr., 80, of Terre Haute, passed away on Sunday, July 31, 2016.He was born on April 2, 1936 in Terre Haute to Elbert and Evelyn Pruitt.As a young kid, Darrell started his working career as a painter. He spent over 40 years with Hulman and Company, where he was a carpenter and painter. Each year Darrell assisted in touching up the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in preparation...
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Shirley Joan Mace

November 7, 1938 - July 29, 2016

Shirley Mace, of Terre Haute, passed away with her children by her side on Friday, July 29, 2016 Shirley was born November 7, 1938 in Vigo County to Edward Stultz and Eunice Smith Stultz. She worked at A.E.T. Survivors include two daughters and son-in-laws, Marian and Dave Wyrick and Nancy and Danny Moody; two sons and daughter-in-laws, Glen "Eddie" and Susan Mace and Terry and Becky Mace; one...
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Mildred Moore

April 8, 1919 - July 15, 2016

Mildred Moore, 97, of Brazil, passed away on Friday, July 15, 2016 at Springhill Village. She was born on April 8, 1919, in Vigo County to Grover and Myrtle (McAdams) McClintock. She married Charles Moore on December 1, 1934.Mildred is survived by her son, Dave Moore; daughter-in-law, Beverly Sue Moore; favorite granddaughter, Peggy Allen; six grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren, ten great...
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Matilda Josephine Dowell

November 15, 1919 - June 30, 2016

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Pamela Sue Dwenger

July 22, 1952 - June 29, 2016

Pamela Sue Dwenger, 63, passed away on Wednesday, June 29, 2016, in Terre Haute, after a long struggle with ALS. Pamela was born on July 22, 1952 in Columbus, the daughter of Ralph and Mary Lou Dwenger. She is survived by her mother, and three children: Brian Heaton (Quincy) of Anderson, SC; Brent Heaton of Terre Haute, and Barbara Hendrix (Dustin) of Jacksonville, FL. She is also survived by...
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Robert Edwin Nocus

October 12, 1933 - June 13, 2016

Robert "Bob" Edwin Nocus passed away on Monday, June 13, 2016 at the Providence Center in St. Mary-of-the Woods after a lengthy struggle with Parkinson's disease. Bob was born on October 12, 1933 to Henry and Lena Nocus in Bicknell, Indiana, where he spent his early childhood. The family later moved to Bedford, Indiana, where he met the love of his life, Eva Brown. The couple married on July 3,...
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Harold Thomas Bailey

March 18, 1932 - June 5, 2016

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Jesse Donald Williams

January 1, 1939 - June 2, 2016

Jesse Donald Williams was born on January 1, 1939 in Patricksburg, Indiana. The son of Lara and Irene Williams, Jesse was raised in Terre Haute and enlisted in the U.S. Navy in November 1955, where he served as an underwater demolitions tech until he left the service in December 1958. He settled down in Ridgecest, California with his wife Lee, and together they had four children - twins...
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Carolyn Chloe Sons

September 2, 1938 - May 31, 2016

Carolyn Chloe (Fulford) Sons, 77 of Terre Haute went to be with Jesus Tuesday, May 31, 2016. Carolyn was born September 2, 1938 in Greene County, Indiana to Elmer G. Fulford and Iva C. (Miller) Fulford.Carolyn met the love of her life and soulmate Gene R. Sons while they both were working at the Goodie Shop as teens. Gene and Carolyn Sons were married for 59 years.Carolyn was a full-time mom of...
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Donald E. Ferguson

October 3, 1951 - May 28, 2016

Donald E. Ferguson, 64, of Terre Haute, passed away on Saturday, May 28, 2016, at Union Hospital. He was born on October 3, 1951, in Indianapolis, to Leslie E. Ferguson and Ina May (Butler) Ferguson Clapper. He married Karen Harmon on June 14, 2003.Donald is survived by his wife, Karen Ferguson of Terre Haute; children, Jon Ferguson and wife Crystal of Mt. Home, ID; James Ferguson and wife...
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George DeLatte

April 15, 1924 - May 22, 2016

George DeLatte, 92, of Terre Haute passed away on Sunday, May 22, 2016. George was born on April 15, 1924 to Edith and George DeLatte in West Terre Haute. George grew up in West Terre Haute before moving to Texas with his wife, Ilene, where they stayed for numerous years before returning home to Terre Haute. George was a retired carpenter and enjoyed his days either watching the Dallas Cowboys or...
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Jim W. Hoke

June 13, 1937 - May 17, 2016

Jim W. Hoke, 78, of Terre Haute, passed away on Tuesday, May 17, 2016, at Union Hospital. He gave the gift of life as an organ donor. Jim was born on June 13, 1937, in Vigo County, to the late J.T. and Helen E. (Diehl) Hoke. He married Darlene "Dee" Mackey in 1959.Jim is survived by his wife, Dee Hoke of Terre Haute; son, Tim Hoke and wife Kathy of Indianapolis; daughter, Ericka Smith and husband...
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Robert Lilley

April 10, 1920 - May 13, 2016

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Linda I. Willock

October 28, 1949 - May 12, 2016

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Charles Robert Bartlett

May 18, 1940 - April 19, 2016

Bob Bartlett, 75, of Clinton, passed away on Tuesday, April 19, 2016, at his home, surrounded by his family. He was born on May 18, 1940, in Bedford, IN to Kermit H. and Mary Alice (Lytton) Bartlett. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Chadwena Bartlett; a son, Robert Alan Bartlett; step-son, Jon Naugle; granddaughter, Amanda Bartlett; brothers, William H. and F. Edward Bartlett;...
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Glen Archie Rudisel

September 22, 1930 - April 6, 2016

Glen Archie Rudisel, 85, of Terre Haute, passed away on Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at Union Hospital. He was born on September 22, 1930 in Terre Haute, to Herbert and Daisy (Mahan) Rudisel. He married Judith Wilkie in November 1984.Glen is survived by his wife, Judith Rudisel of Terre Haute; children: Jerry Rudisel and wife Cheryl, Johnnie Rudisel and wife Dee Dee, Daniel Rudisel, David Rudisel,...
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Mary Margaret Fox

May 28, 1924 - March 27, 2016

Mary M. Fox, of Terre Haute, went to meet her Heavenly Father on Easter Sunday 2016 at the age of 91. She was surrounded by her six children, and many extended family. She was born in Terre Haute, Indiana to William and Margaret. She was a passionate member in her community not only as a lifetime member of the Church of the Nazarene or the Eastern Star, but also as a Girl Scout Leader. More than...
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Ronald Lee Archer

September 7, 1956 - March 27, 2016

Ronald "Ron" Archer, 59 of Terre Haute, is finally at peace now after a prolonged illness. Ron was born on September 7, 1956 to Robert Vernon and Mary Adiene Archer in Terre Haute, Indiana. He was known for his creative crafting skills and collection of model cars. He had a kind heart and enjoyed volunteering his time at the Horse Shoe Equine Rescue as well as to Unicef, bringing awareness to the...
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John Allen Bailey

April 1, 1930 - March 20, 2016

John A. Bailey Sr., 85 of Terre Haute, passed away March 20, 2016. He was born on April 1, 1930 to Benjamin and Sarah Bailey. John was a proud member of many organizations throughout his lifetime including the Naval Reserve, Civil Air Patrol, Kiwanis Club, El Shaddai Emmaus of Indiana, and the VCTA where he acted as the Vice President. When not active in organizations, John loved to volunteer at...
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Sally Jane Arnold

September 30, 1944 - March 16, 2016

Sally Jane Arnold went to be with her Lord on March 16, 2016. She was born in Terre Haute, Indiana on September 30, 1944 to Hobert and Velsa Autterson. Sally loved her family, her church, and helping those in need. She was a gifted musician and often played the piano and organ for her church. She was a lifelong educator; first working at the Vigo County School Corporation for over 30 years and...
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Taejon Lamare Norton

February 3, 1992 - March 10, 2016

Taejon Lamare Norton, 24 of Terre Haute passed from this life to the next on March 10, 2016. "Tank" as his mom, Toya Norton, so lovingly called him, was born in Columbus, Ohio on February 3, 1992. Before leaving this earth, Taejon found out and was looking forward to being the proud father of the little one he affectionately called "Peanut". So many things were going well for Taejon. He was...
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Homer Carl Bose

June 7, 1932 - March 6, 2016

Psalm 23The Lord is my Shepherd; I shall not want. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures; He leadeth me beside the still waters. He restoreth my soul; He leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for His name's sake. Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil; for Thou art with me; Thy rod and thy staff, they comfort me; Thou preparest a table before me...
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Homer Glenn Easthom

December 31, 1933 - February 28, 2016

Homer Glenn Easthom, 82, of North Terre Haute died Sunday, February 28, 2016 at Union Hospital after a lengthy illness. He left this world surrounded by his family, including his wife of almost 60 years.He was born in Terre Haute on December 31, 1933, to Otis G. and Letha May (Biggs) Easthom.On March 31st, 1956 at Bethesda Methodist Church, Homer married Betty Joann Anderson of West Terre Haute...
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Merom Lucille Fox Barnes

April 20, 1928 - February 21, 2016

Merom Lucille Fox Barnes, 87, of Terre Haute passed away peacefully in her home on February 21, 2016 surrounded by family. Merom was born April 20, 1928 in Burnett, Indiana to William "Willie" and Elsie Fox. She was a loving mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, and friend. She was an active member of Burnett Home EC Club and attended Maryland Community Church. Merom loved her neighbors, planting...
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Mary Ellen Romanelli

May 21, 1951 - February 15, 2016

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Carl White

September 29, 1926 - January 25, 2016

Carl White, 89, of Terre Haute passed away January 6th, 2016 in Clinton Gardens Retirement Home, Clinton, Indiana. He was born September 29th, 1926 to Alfred and Eliza White in Sullivan County. Carl was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He loved to go fishing and taking care of his beloved wife, Tomiko. Carl and Tomiko loved the ocean and lived several retirement years in Panama City,...
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Judy Ann Smith

February 7, 1942 - January 21, 2016

Judy Ann Smith, 73, of Rosedale, passed away on Thursday, January 21, 2016 at Kindred Southwood, surrounded by her family. She was born on February 7, 1942, in Terre Haute, to Alcie and Velma (Norris) Wilson. She married Raymond Smith on September 3, 1999.Judy is survived by her husband of 16 years, Raymond Smith of Rosedale; children, Debbie Ritchey and husband Mark of Rockville; Judy V. Lowe,...
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Alyssa Lynne Ortiz

January 8, 2016 - January 8, 2016


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Dorothy M. Ferrell

August 1, 1919 - January 6, 2016

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Robert Eugene Conley

May 1, 1931 - January 2, 2016

Arrangements Robert (Bob) Eugene Conley, 84, or Terre Haute was born May 1, 1931 to Edith Norris in Danville, IL. Robert died January 2, 2016, of natural causes, at home while watching IU basketball. He loved IU sports, Chicago Bears, playing cards, and spending time with family. He graduated from Gerstmeyer High School and went on to serve in the US Air Force. After his service, he worked at...
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Clark John Post

May 24, 1969 - December 15, 2015


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Ramona M. Cooper

October 7, 1929 - November 25, 2015


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Carl E. Smith

May 5, 1921 - November 22, 2015

Carl E. Smith, 94, of Terre Haute, passed away on Sunday, November 22, 2015. Carl was born on May 5th, 1921 in Buffalo, Wyoming to Thad and Lily N. Smith. He married Florence Webster January 15, 1943. He worked as a millwright and also on the B & O Railroad before retiring in 1981. He proudly served his country from August 1942 until December 1945 in the U.S. Army. He is survived by his wife...
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Joan Ruth Cox

October 6, 1932 - November 21, 2015

Joan Ruth (Johnson) Cox, of Terre Haute, went to be with The Lord on November 21st, 2015. She was born in Terre Haute in 1932 to John Johnson and Kathryn (Harris) Johnson. She was the wife of Paul Emerson Cox.Joan was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend. She was a 1950 graduate of Gerstmeyer High School, Past Worthy Matron of Eastern Star Terre Haute Chapter #43, a member of the Purdue...
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Catherine Joan Herring

August 25, 1931 - November 10, 2015

C. Joan Herring,84 of Terre Haute passed away on Nov.10,2015 at her residence with her family by her side. She was the daughter of Roland and Lena Hubbell. She was born in Terre Haute, IN on August 25,1931.Joan was a graduate of Garfield High School class of 1949,and also two years at I.S.U.She worked at Meadows Manor North and retired as a manager of Cannon Inn..Joan was also a member of Barbour...
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James Eddy Hatch

February 9, 1936 - October 9, 2015

James Eddy Hatch, 79, of Terre Haute, IN, died peacefully at his home on Friday, October 9, 2015, surrounded by his family. He was born on February 9, 1936, in Sandwich, IL, to Merle Wesley and Ann Eddy Hatch. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Judith; three children, Alan (Liz) of Albuquerque, NM, Jennifer of Fishers, IN, and Andy (Cilicia) of Portland, OR; and two grandsons Jonathan David...
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Rosemary Ethelene Dickerson

November 6, 1925 - October 6, 2015


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Jeffery Lyn Edington

January 26, 1956 - October 1, 2015

Jeffery Lyn Edington, 59, of Brazil, IN, is now celebrating with Jesus around the throne of God as of October 1st, 2015 at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. He was born on January 26, 1956 to Jack Edington Sr. and Beverly Edington-Lamb in Clinton, IN.Jeff worked as a fork truck driver for Tredegar for the past 26 years. He loved to fish, woodwork, ride his Harley, and spend time with his grandkids.He...
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John David Russell

July 25, 1952 - October 1, 2015


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Travis Gilbert McDonald

November 26, 1930 - September 21, 2015

Travis G. McDonald, 84, of Terre Haute, died Monday, Sept. 21, 2015. He was born Nov. 26, 1930, to Mr. and Mrs. Acel McDonald. Travis attended Fontanet High School. Travis was one of four brothers: John "Mick" Harley McDonald, Don McDonald and Wilbur McDonald. After graduating from high school in 1949, Travis was an employee at Campbell's Soup Co. and attended Indiana State Teachers College....
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Dorothy Alice Bemis

January 28, 1926 - September 19, 2015

Dorothy A. Bemis, 89, of Terre Haute, a beloved mother, grandmother, sister, and friend, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, September 19, 2015. She was born on January 28, 1926, in Terre Haute, to Heman "Smith" Grindle and Thelma Grindle. She married Quentin Bemis on November 19, 1943. Dorothy loved her family and was a devoted mother and grandmother.In her early years, Dorothy was employed at...
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Doris Mae Bemis

March 8, 1927 - September 7, 2015

Doris Mae Bemis, 88 of Cabot, Arkansas passed away on September 7, 2015. She was born in Terre Haute, IN to James and Jessie Draper on March 8, 1927. Doris loved spending time with her family, traveling, playing bingo and cards. She was an avid collector of various treasures and she touched the lives of the many children she took care of through the years.She is survived by her sister, Ada Kitner...
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Mary Ann Cherepkai

August 4, 1950 - September 5, 2015

Mary Ann Cherepkai, 65, passed away September 5, 2015 at 4:45 pm in Alton, IL with her husband, sons, and brother in law at her side holding her. She was born August 4, 1950 in Terre Haute, IN to Jim and Gloria Rowe.Mary Ann was a Gerstmeyer graduate, class of 1968, where she was a cheerleader and homecoming queen. After that she was a retail buyer for Roots before deciding to become a full...
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Robert Joseph Johnson

January 17, 1930 - September 1, 2015

Robert Joseph Johnson, 85, of Terre Haute, passed away on Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at Meadows Manor North, surrounded by his family. He was born on January 17, 1930, in Peoria, Illinois to Howard and Edith (Cates) Johnson.Robert proudly served in the United States Air Force from 1950 -1953. He graduated from Indiana State University in 1970. He was a Registered Land Surveyor for over 35 years...
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Violet Marie Sykes

May 24, 1922 - August 30, 2015

Violet Marie Sykes, 93, of Terre Haute, passed away Aug. 30, 2015, at Meadows Manor North. She was born to Marrett and Nellie Smith in Chrisman, Illinois on May 24, 1922. Violet loved her flowers, working in her yard and she also loved to cook and loved kids. Violet is survived by her daughter, Nancy Albin; son, James D. Sykes and wife, Sarah; her grandchildren, Steve Albin and wife, Donna,...
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Nancy Ann Chambers

May 31, 1946 - August 22, 2015

Nancy Ann Archer Chambers, 69, passed away Saturday morning, August 22, 2015, in her home and surrounded by her family. She was born May 31, 1946 in Terre Haute to Charles W. Archer and Constance M. Archer. She is survived by her husband of 47 years, Bill Chambers; daughter Shelly Hunt and granddaughters Allison, Emilee, and Adlee Hunt; daughter Jennifer Adams and husband Jeff, and granddaughters...
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Harry Emil Smith

February 6, 1956 - August 21, 2015

Harry "Skip" Emil Smith III, passed away on August 21, 2015, at his residence. He was born on February 6, 1956, in Terre Haute, to Harry and Velma Smith. Skip had a passion for writing and playing music. He also loved to be outdoors.Harry is survived by his children, Michele Arbaugh and husband Chris, Harry "Skip" Smith IV and his companion Marcia Long, Matthew "Scott" Smith and fiancée...
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Archie Allen Wilson

August 3, 1932 - August 19, 2015

Archie Allen Wilson, 83, went to be with the Lord on August 19, 2015 in his residence with his family by his side. He was born on August 3, 1932 to Frank and Myrtle Wilson in Terre Haute. Archie proudly was a member of the Higher Ground Christian Center. He enjoyed spending time with his devoted wife, his family, and his dog, Peanut. Survivors include Archie's loving wife Doris Wilson;...
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Matilda M. Larsen

April 22, 1933 - August 12, 2015

Matilda M. Larsen, 82, of Terre Haute, passed away on Wednesday, August 12, 2015, at Springhill Village, surrounded by her family. She was born on April 22, 1933, in Terre Haute, to John Newton and Magdalen (Joseph) Driskell. She loved to garden, play bingo, and read books. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church.Matilda is survived by her two daughters, Margaret Larsen Slaven and husband...
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