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Michael D. "Mike" Holland

June 29, 1955 - November 11, 2019

Michael D. "Mike' Holland, 64, of Pendleton, passed away Nov. 11, 2019 at his home. He was born June 29, 1955 in Anderson, Indiana to Cecil C. and Leila G. (Smith) Holland and was an Anderson resident until moving to Pendleton 17 years ago. Michael was full of laughter, his greatest joy was family. He exemplified his strong Faith by the way he lived his daily life. He loved his wife, children...
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Leota (Wright) Sewell O'Bannon

April 25, 1920 - November 6, 2019

Leota (Wright) Sewell O'Bannon, 99, passed away November 6, 2019 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Leota was born along with her identical twin sister, Leola, in Hamilton County on April 25, 1920 to Warren C. and Estel Ruey (Kenton) Wright. She was a Pendleton resident for 16 years, before moving to Mohawk with her niece in November of 2018. She was a 1939 graduate of Westland High School and a member...
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Floyd R. "Bob" Fesmire

June 20, 1944 - November 2, 2019

Floyd R. "Bob" Fesmire, 75, of Markleville, passed away November 2, 2019 at his residence. He was born June 20, 1944 in Anderson, the son of the late Floyd Max & Helen G. (Craig) Fesmire. On October 18, 1964 Bob married the former Linda Wilkins and together they raised their sons Eric and David. He retired from Delco-Remy in 1999 after working in production and later as a Quality Control...
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Robert Charles Clear

February 21, 1968 - October 27, 2019

Robert Charles Clear, 51, passed away on October 27, 2019. He was born on February 21, 1968 in Anderson to William and Ann (Blue) Clear. Robert was a Business Analyst/Developer for Caito Foods. He was previously employed by Delta Faucets for ten years. He received his Bachelor's degree from Rose Hulman University and his Master's Degree from Anderson University. Bob loved his family...
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John J Brandenburg

February 3, 1946 - October 23, 2019

John J. Brandenburg, 73, of Pendleton, Indiana, passed away on October 23, 2019 at his residence surrounded by his family, after battling Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis for several years. He was born February 3, 1946 in Anderson, Indiana to John E. Brandenburg and Kathryn E. (Boatman) Webb. He graduated from Pendleton High School in 1965. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army from 1965-1967, having...
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Lindle Lee Clark

January 15, 1923 - October 21, 2019

Lindle Lee Clark, 96, of Anderson, Indiana passed away October 21, 2019 at his home. He was born January 15, 1923 in Gideon, Missouri and was an Anderson resident most of his life. Lindle was an Anderson High School graduate and World War Two Army veteran serving in Europe. He received the Purple Heart, Bronze Star and medal of recognition from France for his service. Lindle retired from Guide...
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Rosemary "Rosie" Holder

April 14, 1949 - October 10, 2019

Rosemary (Rosie) A. Holder, age 70, passed away Thursday, October 10, 2019 in Carmel, Indiana. Rosemary was born April 14, 1949 in Trenton, New Jersey to Kermit and Mary Ann (Masterson) Lay. She had many careers, most notable of them, being a real estate agent and a sales representative for Revlon Cosmetic Company. She loved gardening, design, and most importantly watching HGTV with...
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Esther Mardell Decker

August 12, 1921 - September 30, 2019

Esther Mardell Decker, 98, of Pendleton, passed away on September 30, 2019 at Community Hospital, Anderson. She was born on August 12, 1921 in Hamilton County to the late Ulysses and Bernice (White) Moser. Esther retired as an Office Manager at Amick Electric after 30 years of service. She volunteered preparing taxes for Senior Citizens for 20 years. She attended various churches all of her...
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Beckie Taylor

January 12, 1951 - September 25, 2019

Beckie (West) Taylor, 68, of Pendleton passed away at her residence on September 25, 2019. She was born January 12, 1951 in Anderson, Indiana and lived most of her life in the Anderson, Markleville and Pendleton communities. Survivors include her husband, George "Butch" Taylor; daughter, Gayla Jones of Anderson; three grandchildren, Justin Blazier, Allisse Hart and Michael Taylor; three great...
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Sherry Lynn Stoner

August 17, 1958 - September 25, 2019

Sherry L. Stoner, 61, of Pendleton passed away on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at her residence. She was a lifelong resident of Pendleton. She was born August 17, 1958 in Anderson, the daughter of J. Laurel and Betty (Allford) Stoner. She graduated from Pendleton Heights High School and worked at Wood's Wire, Sally Mae and Wal-Mart. She also worked with traffic control for Pendleton Heights...
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Anne Bernadette Lyon

April 9, 1961 - September 19, 2019

Anne Bernadette (Cauley) Lyon, 58, of Anderson passed away unexpectedly, September 19, 2019 at St. Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital. She was born April 9, 1961 in Robinson, Illinois and was a former Pendleton resident. Anne was a 1979 graduate of Pendleton Heights High School and was a US Army veteran. Survivors include her three children, Sarah (Nathan) Johns of Batavia, Illinois, Jeremiah...
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Jim Phillips

March 13, 1938 - September 9, 2019

Jim Phillips, 81, of Pendleton and former longtime Ingalls resident passed away Sept. 9, 2019 at the Rawlins House in Pendleton. He was born March 13, 1938 in Anderson, Indiana. Jim was a skilled carpenter and lather for most of his life. He was a 1956 graduate of Fortville High School and US Army veteran. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge. Survivors include his six children, Jill (Randy)...
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Richard W. "Dick" Kern

October 1, 1940 - September 7, 2019

Richard W. "Dick" Kern, 78, of Pendleton, Indiana passed away Sept. 7, 2019 at Greenfield Healthcare Center. He was born October 1, 1940 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and was a Pendleton resident since 1974. Dick retired from General Motors Corporation as a welder in 1996 following 30 years of service. He was a 1959 graduate of Alexandria High School and was a US Army veteran. Dick was of the...
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Larry E. Whiteley

February 28, 1933 - September 7, 2019

Larry E. Whiteley, 86, of Pendleton passed away, September 7, 2019 at the Rawlins House in Pendleton. He was born February 28, 1933 in Pendleton to the late Walter and Clarice (Valentine) Whiteley. Larry retired from both Ford and General Motors in skilled trades as a machine repairman. He was a 1951 graduate of Pendleton High School and a US Navy veteran. Larry served and was a past board...
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Ruth M. Goff

August 14, 1959 - September 1, 2019

Ruth M. (Real) Goff, 60, of Pendleton, passed away Sept 1, 2019 following a courageous two year battle with cancer. She was born August 14, 1959 in New Castle, Indiana and was a lifelong area resident. Ruth was employed at Neff Engineering, Indianapolis where she worked for 29 years. She was a 1977 graduate of Pendleton Heights High School. Ruth loved the Great Smoky Mountains, gardening, and...
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Louid Gene Keith

April 29, 1938 - August 27, 2019

Louid Gene Keith, 81, of Anderson, Indiana passed away August 27, 2019 at St. Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital. He was born April 29, 1938 in Wayne County, Kentucky and was an Anderson Township, Ohio resident for most of his life moving to Anderson, Indiana in June 2017. Louid retired from Senco Corporation of Cincinnati, Ohio. He was a US Army veteran and a member of Anderson Hills Baptist...
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Martha Jane Story

October 30, 1923 - August 15, 2019

Martha Jane (Thompson) Story, age 95 of Pendleton, passed away Thursday morning August 15, 2019 at her residence. Martha was born October 30, 1923 in Anderson, Indiana to Harold L. and Ruby (Beeson) Thompson. Martha was a graduate of Anderson High School, she worked at Tanke's Drug Store and Delco Remy until she joined the United States Navy serving in World War II. She was a member of First...
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Elizabeth Joan Harvey

May 28, 1933 - August 3, 2019

Elizabeth Joan Harvey was accepted to her Heavenly home on August 3, 2019. She was born May 28, 1933 and was a lifelong resident of Pendleton. She graduated from Pendleton High School in 1951 and married Tom in 1952. Joan was a life long homemaker raising her four children, enjoying sewing, knitting, reading, and quilting. Her pride and joy was the home that she shared with Tom and her...
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Mary Margaret (Holbrook) Eltzroth

May 21, 1936 - July 15, 2019

Mary Margaret (Holbrook) Eltzroth, 83, of Pendleton, Indiana was called home by the Lord on Monday, July 15, 2019. She died peacefully, surrounded by her family. Mary was a dedicated nurse, a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Anderson, Indiana. Born in Olive Hill, Kentucky on May 21, 1936 to John and Martha (Tackett) Holbrook, she was the...
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Patricia Marie (Richwine) Manship

November 20, 1949 - July 6, 2019

Patricia Marie (Richwine) Manship, 69, of Markleville, Indiana passed away unexpectedly Saturday, July 6, 2019 after a brief illness. She was born November 20, 1949 in Shelbyville, Indiana and was a lifelong resident of Madison County, Indiana. She was a 1968 graduate of Pendleton High School and a graduate of Anderson University, earning her Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing. She was a US...
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Robert "Bob" James

January 24, 1941 - July 5, 2019

Robert "Bob" S. James, 78, of Anderson, passed away Friday, July 5, 2019. He was born January 24, 1941, in Chicago to the late David H. James & Claris (Shawhan) Reed. He was a beloved little league baseball and football coach for Pendleton Junior Baseball and Football. He was in IHSAA Wrestling Official for 15 years and officiated three Indiana State Championships. He was an avid...
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Carroll E. Burke

April 22, 1926 - June 12, 2019

Carroll E. Burke, 93, of Pendleton passed away June 12, 2019. He was born April 22, 1926 in Lapel, Indiana, the son of Emory and Flo Marie (Castor) Burke. A graduate of Lapel High School, Carroll served in the 106th Infantry Division of the United States Army during World War II in the European African Theatre. He was a recipient of the Bronze Star Medal, Three Campaign Stars and Combat Infantry...
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Phyllis Ann Hosier

May 30, 1939 - June 3, 2019

Phyllis Ann Hosier, 80, of Anderson, passed away June 3, 2019 at Primrose Memory Care following an extended illness. She was born May 30, 1939 in Prentiss, Kentucky, the daughter of Roy and Mary LaBelle (Davis) Campfield and lived in the area most of her life. She was a member of the Pendleton High School Class of 1957. Phyllis was a homemaker who loved to entertain and bake for her family...
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John W. Mercer

September 12, 1935 - June 1, 2019

John W. Mercer September 12, 1935 – June 1, 2019 Apparently I have passed away. Even knowing it happens to everyone, I really didn't think it would happen to me. Visitation will be Friday from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm at Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service & Crematory, 211 E. State St., Pendleton, IN 46064. After visitation hours I will go pester Sonja in a private burial at Grove Lawn Cemetery...
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William "Bill" Lukens

May 26, 1938 - June 1, 2019

William "Bill" Lukens, 81, of Pendleton, passed away June 1, 2019 following an extended illness. He was born May 26, 1938 in Anderson, the son of the late Frank and Opal (McShurley) Lukens and lived in the area his entire life. Bill worked as a Television Salesman and Department Manager for Sears-Roebuck for 28 years. He then became a real estate broker and appraiser and worked until he...
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Larry David Smith

September 24, 1945 - May 31, 2019

Larry David Smith, 73, of Pendleton, Indiana passed away May 31, 2019. He was born September 24, 1945 in Indianapolis and was a Pendleton resident since 1988. Larry retired from the Defense Finance and Accounting Service, Indianapolis in 2008 after 10 years of service, previously he was manager of the Finance Center Credit Union, Indianapolis from 1975 to 1989. He was a 1963 graduate of...
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Jerry Clark

August 10, 1943 - May 25, 2019

Jerry Clark, 75, of Pendleton, passed away, May 25, 2019 at Rawlins House Health & Living Community. He was born Aug 10, 1943, in Indianapolis, to the late Herman and Irene Clark. Jerry had been a software professional for Best Lock/Stanley Security for over forty years. He attended Pendleton Baptist Church and enjoyed being with his grandson. He is survived by his sons, Bryan (Lisa)...
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Joseph Allen Ice

November 24, 1962 - May 21, 2019

Joseph "Joe" Allen Ice, 56, passed away Tuesday, May 21, 2019. He was born November 24, 1962, in Anderson to the late James Ice & Penny (Propps) Shriner. Joe worked as a foreman for Abrasive Processing. He enjoyed fishing, bonfires, and taking his grandchildren on bike rides. He is survived by his wife, Rebecca "Becky" Ice; children, Crystal Conover, Sarah Griffith, Ashley Ice, Joey...
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Erin Kathleen McNamara

August 1, 1974 - May 16, 2019

Erin Kathleen (Mazelin) McNamara, 44, of Pendleton passed away May 16, 2019 at her home. She was born August 1, 1974 in Indianapolis, Indiana and was a Pendleton resident since 2005. Erin was a 1992 graduate of Bishop Chatard High School in Indianapolis and was a member of St. John Vianney Catholic Church in Fishers. Survivors include her husband, John Francis McNamara; four daughters, Meghan...
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Alma Kettenring Noel

July 26, 1924 - May 6, 2019

Alma Noel, 94, passed away on Monday, May 6, 2019, at her daughter's home in Pendleton, Indiana. She was born on July 26, 1924, in Scott County, Kentucky daughter of the late George Albert and Alma Koepke Kettenring. Alma graduated from Great Crossing High School in Scott County, Kentucky, in May 1943 and went to work in the garment factory in Frankfort, Kentucky. She later moved to Anderson...
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Michael S. Poor

October 28, 1959 - April 30, 2019

Michael S. Poor, 59, of Muncie, Indiana passed away April 30, 2019. He was born October 28, 1959 in Anderson, Indiana to the late George and Beverly (Boyd) Poor, Jr. and was a Huntsville and Pendleton resident most of his life. Michael was a 1978 graduate of Pendleton Heights High School and was a member of Madison Masonic Lodge No. 44 F. & A.M., Pendleton. He was a avid gun enthusiast,...
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Kathy Donica Schutte

November 23, 1963 - April 27, 2019

Kathy Donica-Schutte, 55, of Fishers, Indiana passed away on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at I.U. Health University Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana. She was a loving mother, daughter, Grammy, aunt, and friend to many. She was born November 23, 1963 in Seymour, Indiana to E. Loren and Sue (Zickler) Donica. Kathy was a 1981 graduate of Bloomington, Indiana North High School and Indiana University...
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Joseph E. Kinnard

March 10, 1918 - March 30, 2019

ANDERSON- Joseph E. Kinnard, 101, died March 30, 2019 at Community Hospital in Anderson. He was born March 10, 1918 in Madison County, Indiana and was a lifelong resident. He was a lifelong farmer as well as being employed at Delco Remy for several years. He was a 1936 graduate of Pendleton High School. A navy veteran of World War II, as a Seabee in the Naval Construction Battalion he served...
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Donald Wayne Hughes

March 24, 1950 - March 30, 2019

Donald Wayne Hughes, 69, of Pendleton passed away on March 30, 2019 after an extended illness. He was a lifelong resident of Pendleton and graduated from Pendleton High School in 1969. He was a retiree of General Motors and was very proud of his business in Pendleton, Fall Creek Electronics. He was a dedicated volunteer for Madison County EMA. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Susan ...
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Karen Armstrong

August 30, 1953 - March 27, 2019

Karen Armstrong, 65, passed away March 27, 2019 at her home after a battle with cancer. She was born August 30, 1953 in Clarinda, Iowa and was a resident of Pendleton, Indiana. Prior to moving to Pendleton, she lived in Connersville, Indiana for over 40 years. Karen received her Bachelor's and Master's degrees from Ball State University and taught math in the Fayette County School...
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Lois Croft

August 29, 1945 - March 22, 2019

MARKLEVILLE- Lois (Crawford) Croft, 73, passed away March 22, 2019 at her home. She was born August 29, 1945 in London, Kentucky and was a former Pendleton resident. Lois was a dedicated wife and mother, loved by all. She had been employed at St. John's Hospital, Anderson in medical records as well as Edward Jones as an Administrative Assistant. She also served as an EMT with Pendleton...
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Rise Jean Kinman

March 8, 1945 - March 22, 2019

Rise Jean Kinman, 74, of Ingalls, passed away Friday, March 22, 2019 at Rawlins House following an extended illness. She was born on March 8, 1945 in Biloxi, MS, the daughter of the late Robert and Ida Nora (Savill) Buss. She was a member of the U.S. Army Reserve for 8 years and worked for Mayflower Moving for 35 years as a mail coordinator, and then Tractor Supply Company for 10 years. ...
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Michael "Big Mike" Bradley

August 12, 1966 - March 21, 2019

Michael "Big Mike" Bradley, Pendleton, passed away March 21, 2019 at Community Hospital Anderson following an extended illness. He was born August 12, 1966 in Noblesville, the son of Theodore and Shirley (Koester) Bradley and lived in the area most of his life. Upon his graduation from Lapel High School as a member of the Class of 1985, he enlisted in the U.S. Army and served his country for...
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John R. Rhoades

June 7, 1941 - March 17, 2019

PENDLETON- Coach John R. Rhoades, 77, passed away March 17, 2019. He was born June 7, 1941 in Indianapolis, Indiana and was a 1959 graduate of Whiteland High School. He received his bachelor's degree from Franklin College and his master's degree from Indiana State University. John taught and coached at Whiteland; Monticello and Prairie Heights before finding his home at Pendleton Heights from...
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John Marvin Eltzroth

October 24, 1964 - March 9, 2019

On Saturday, March 9, 2019, John Marvin Eltzroth, loving son, brother, and uncle, passed away at age 54. John was born October 24, 1964 in Muncie, Indiana to Ron and Mary (Holbrook) Eltzroth. As a special needs student, John attended programs at Ball State University, Crossroads Rehabilitation Services, Indiana University, Indiana School for the Deaf, and Greenfield Central High School. At a...
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Russell Allen Schmitz

February 20, 1921 - March 5, 2019

PENDLETON – Russell Allen Schmitz, 98, devoted and loving husband of Nancy Alma (Sparks) Schmitz (died June 1, 2014), passed away calmly and with dignity, surrounded by his loving and supportive daughters, Nancy Shoemaker of Anderson and Beth Fox (husband Bob) of Pendleton, on Tuesday, March 5th in the very early, peaceful morning hours. Russ was born on February 20, 1921 in St. Paul,...
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John Allen Huther

February 12, 1946 - March 1, 2019

John Allen Huther, 73, of Pendleton passed away Friday, March 1, 2019. He was born to Terrence and Marcella Huther in Medford, Wisconsin. John graduated from Cassopolis, Michigan High School and later from Michigan State University. He worked for the State of Michigan Treasury Department for 30 years. John loved fishing and took his sons on many a great fishing trip in Michigan, Wisconsin,...
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Anna Marie Filbrun

May 13, 1926 - February 28, 2019

Anna Marie Filbrun, 92, of Lapel, Indiana, passed away February 28, 2019 at her residence following an extended illness. She was born May 13, 1926 in Wirtz, Virginia, the daughter of Dee and Lydia Layman. As a homemaker she was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. As a Christian she was a member of the Old German Baptist Brethren Church. She is survived by her children, Audry Rood, Leona ...
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Stephanie L. Dart (Keller) Davids

October 18, 1935 - February 18, 2019

During the evening of February 18, 2019, Stephanie L. Dart (Keller) Davids left this life of suffering for her place in God's arms at the age of 83. Stephanie was born October 18, 1935, in Franklin, Indiana, to Manford and Hazeldell Dart, both of whom preceded her in death. Likewise, Stephanie had a brother, Richard Dart (wife Naomi), who preceded her in death as well. Stephanie is survived by...
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John Bruce Clay

December 7, 1950 - February 8, 2019

John Bruce Clay, 68, of Indianapolis, passed away on February 8, 2019 at Community Hospital North. He was born on December 7, 1950 in Noblesville to the late Charles and Ethel Pearl (DeHart) Clay. John retired from the Federal Government as an engineer after 30 years of service. John is survived by his wife, Michelle (McCarty) Clay of Indianapolis; children, Timothy Clay of Bloomington, J.B....
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Evelyn Huntzinger

March 19, 1925 - February 3, 2019

Evelyn (Burdette) Huntzinger, 93, passed away February 3, 2019. She was born March 19, 1925 in Pendleton and was a lifelong resident. Evelyn was employed at Guide Lamp in Anderson for over 20 years and seven years with her husband, Delbert "Deb" Huntzinger at his State Farm Insurance Agency in Pendleton. She was a 1943 graduate of Pendleton High School. Evelyn was a lifelong member of...
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Roy D. Chancellor

June 23, 1921 - January 12, 2019

Roy D. Chancellor, 97, of Pendleton, passed away January 12, 2019 at Bethany Pointe Health Campus in Anderson. He was born June 23, 1921 in Deering, Missouri and was a Pendleton resident since 1950. Roy retired from sales for United Insurance Company and John Hancock Insurance Company. He also was owner and operator of the Post Truck Stop and Sinclair Filling Station in Pendleton as well as a...
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Mychia Evelyn Williams

November 22, 1987 - January 11, 2019

Mychia Evelyn (Filbrun) Williams, 31, was born on November 22, 1987 and died unexpectedely on January 11, 2019. She was the daughter of Levi Filbrun and Christine Peters/Stepmom, Sharol Filbrun. She was loved and raised by Dale Filbrun, Norma (Mom) (Filbrun) Talbert and Papa John Talbert. She was loved and will be missed by her beloved cat, Boo Boo. Mychia is survived by her husband, Micheal...
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Betty Hodson

May 10, 1920 - January 10, 2019

Betty Hodson, 98, of Anderson, died January 10, 2019. She is survived by son, Robert M. Hodson; daughter, Linda (Michael) Karagozian; and grandson, David Hodson. She married Robert (Bob) Hodson June 9, 1944. He preceded her in death August 4, 2008. She was also preceded in death by grandson, Scott Karagozian. Betty and Bob were well known in the bridge world (both life masters) for their...
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Rita Jean Mourey

March 26, 1948 - January 9, 2019

Rita Jean (Terrell) Mourey, 70, of Anderson, Indiana passed away January 9, 2019 at her home. She was born March 26, 1948 in Rushville, Indiana and was a former resident of Fortville, Greenfield and Greenwood. Rita was a graduate of Mt. Vernon High School in Hancock County and was of the Baptist faith. She had been employed at Dana Corporation in Milford, CVS Distribution Center in...
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Kathleen "Kay" Ellen Price

July 18, 1955 - January 3, 2019

Kathleen "Kay" Ellen Price, 63, of Pendleton, Indiana passed away January 3, 2019 at her home. She was born July 18, 1955 in Jay County, Indiana to the late Victor O. and Kathleen Marie (Armitage) Schmit. Kay was a 1973 graduate of Bryant High School and a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church, Anderson. She retired as assistant deli manager from Marsh Grocery in Pendleton in 2016 following...
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Robert E. Casey

July 2, 1930 - December 28, 2018

Robert Eugene Casey, 88, died on December 28, 2018. His wife of 53 years, Corinne Denari Casey and brothers Bernard, John and William preceded him in death. Born in Indianapolis on July 2, 1930 to John and Marie Casey and raised on the southside, he attended Cathedral HS, served in the U.S. Army in the Korean War and retired from the Air Force Reserve as a Lt. Colonel. He went to Butler...
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Betty Jean Kasdorf

October 16, 1930 - December 26, 2018

Betty Jean (McDaniel) Kasdorf, 88, of Pendleton passed away December 26, 2018 at the Rawlins House in Pendleton. She was born October 16, 1930 in Anderson, Indiana and was a Pendleton resident most of her life. Betty retired from Delco Remy Division of GM in Anderson following 30 years of service. She was a 1948 graduate of Anderson High School and was a member of Madison County Ladies Shrine...
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Wanda Yvonne (Clouse) Trueblood

May 18, 1963 - December 21, 2018

Wanda Yvonne (Clouse) Trueblood, 55, passed away Dec. 21, 2018, surrounded by her loving family. She was born May 18, 1963, in Anderson, the daughter of the late Thurman and Christine (Harley) Clouse. She graduated from Pendleton Heights High School in 1981. She will be remembered for her contagious laughter and everlasting sense of humor; her love of food, dogs, and fun times; and a life...
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Eric Reske

July 28, 1933 - December 10, 2018

Eric Reske, 85, passed away Monday, December 10, 2018, at his residence after an extended illness. He was born July 28, 1933, in Dowagiac, Michigan to Fred & Marie Kleimchen Hauch Reske. Eric grew up on a farm and vineyard in Sawyer, Michigan and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. After his service, he graduated from Tri-State College in 1962 with a BS in Civil Engineering and moved his...
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James Bennie Baltimore

July 28, 1943 - December 4, 2018

James B. Baltimore, loving husband of 50 years to Elke Baltimore, passed away Tuesday December 4, 2018. Born in Benedict, VA in 1943 to the late John & Ruby Baltimore, he lived most of his life in Pendleton, IN. Jim is survived by his wife, Elke U. Baltimore; a son Patrick (Liz) Robinson; and two grandsons Dylan Patrick Robinson & Samuel James Robinson. He is also survived by two sisters...
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Jerry Lee Farr

December 9, 1933 - December 3, 2018

Jerry Lee Farr, 84, of Pendleton passed away December 3, 2018 at his residence. He was born December 9, 1933 in Indianapolis to the late Benjamin and Mildred (Lynn) Farr. Jerry was a 1952 graduate of Pendleton High School. He retired from Guide Lamp as a Maintenance Painter after 38 years of service. He owned and operated a Dairy Farm for 25 years, was a Painting Contractor for 20 years, and...
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Dwaine Frederick Lawyer

March 25, 1924 - November 24, 2018

Dwaine Frederick Lawyer, 94, of Pendleton, passed away on November 24, 2018 at his residence. He was born on March 25, 1924 in Plainville, Indiana to the late Levi and Agnes (Cornelius) Lawyer. Dwaine served his country in the Army during World War II as a paratrooper. He was a self- employed farmer and worked for Alltrack Inc.. He was known by many as a skilled mechanic and welder. He was a...
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Sabra McKinney

May 30, 1937 - November 23, 2018

WILKINSON- Sabra McKinney, 81, formerly of Wilkinson, passed away November 23, 2018 at St Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital. Sabra was born May 30, 1937, in Haldeman, Kentucky, to the late Earl and Della White. She worked for the Best Lock Corporation for over forty years as an Assembler, Team Leader, and was a deaf interpreter for employees. Sabra liked to travel, garden, can food,...
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Virgil Carl Mabrey

August 1, 1946 - November 17, 2018

Virgil C. Mabrey, 72, of Pendleton, passed away November 17, 2018 at St. Vincent Hospice in Indianapolis. He was born August 1, 1946 in St. Louis, Missouri and was a lifelong Pendleton resident. Virgil was a 1964 graduate of Pendleton High School and received his bachelor's degree from Indiana State University. He was a US Navy veteran of the Vietnam War and a member of Pendleton First...
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Nancy Julane Shepard

July 31, 1936 - November 16, 2018

Nancy Julane Shepard, 82, of Pendleton passed away November 16, 2018 at Community Hospital in Anderson, Indiana. She was born July 31, 1936 in Pendleton and was a lifelong resident. Julane was a member of the Pendleton High School Class of 1954 and was a 1955 graduate of Apex School of Cosmetology. As a hairdresser she actively worked in her profession for 62 years, a career that she loved. ...
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Deborah K Hagan

April 23, 1950 - November 8, 2018

Daleville- Deborah K. Hagan, 68, formerly of Pendleton, passed away November 8, 2018, following a brief illness. She was born April 23, 1950, in Anderson, the daughter of Hugh and Betty Mingle. She was a 1968 graduate of Pendleton Heights High School and lived most of her life in Pendleton. Deborah enjoyed being a homemaker and being with her family. She was a kind, loving, and generous...
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Pete Santana

June 26, 1949 - November 8, 2018

Pete Santana, 69, of Pendleton, passed away November 8, 2018 at University Hospital IU Health in Indianapolis. He was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico on June 26, 1949 and was a Pendleton resident for 42 years. Pete retired from State Farm Insurance Company as a claims specialist following 45 years of service. He received his bachelors degree from St. Joseph's College in Rensselaer where he...
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Eric V. Clark

November 19, 1968 - November 2, 2018

Eric V. Clark, 49, of Pendleton, passed away November 2, 2018 at St. Vincent Anderson Hospital in Anderson, Indiana. He was born November 19, 1968 in Lansing, Michigan and was a Pendleton resident since 2006. Eric was employed at Kohl's Department Store in Westfield and GameStop in Lawrence. He was an avid role player and video gamer. Eric was a 1987 graduate of Everett High School in Lansing...
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Mary Jo Stohler

June 18, 1933 - October 29, 2018

Mary Jo Stohler, 85, of Pendleton and former longtime resident and prominent member of the Markleville community passed away October 29, 2018. She was born June 18, 1933 in Estancia, New Mexico and was a Markleville and Pendleton resident most of her life. She and Herb lived in Sebring, Florida from 1990 to 1998 and in Southern California for two years during Herb's military service. She...
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Viola Arzula Holsinger

March 21, 1922 - October 14, 2018

Viola Arzula (Flora) Holsinger, 96, of Pendleton, Indiana, passed away on October 14, 2018 at her home in Pendleton. She was born on March 21, 1922 near Menomonie, Wisconsin. She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph E. and Lydia M. (Flora) Flora; her husband, Otho I. Holsinger; and a granddaughter, Bonnie Miller. Surviving family members include her children, Daniel (Frances) Holsinger,...
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Max Daniel Mercer

June 14, 1932 - October 4, 2018

PENDLETON- Max Daniel Mercer, 86, of Pendleton, passed away on October 4, 2018 at Morristown Manor. He was born on June 14, 1932 in Huntsville to the late John David and Precious Jewel (McDaniel) Mercer. Max graduated from Pendleton High School in 1951. He retired from Delco Remy as a Skilled Tradesman in 1997 after 20 years of service. He served his country in the Navy during the Korean War....
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Laura Evelyn (Nickel) Helms

July 7, 1920 - September 23, 2018

Laura Evelyn (Nickel) Helms, 98, of Pendleton passed away September 23, 2018 at the Rawlins House in Pendleton. She was born on July 7, 1920 in Mays Station, Rush County, Indiana and was a Pendleton resident for most of her life. She retired from the Indiana State Reformatory in Pendleton in 1985 following 32 years of service. She was a member of the Pendleton Christian Chuch and graduated in...
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Morris Meals

December 13, 1936 - September 19, 2018

Morris Meals, 81, of Pendleton, passed away September 19, 2018 at his residence. He was born December 13, 1936 in Athens, Alabama and was a Pendleton resident for 10 years. He was a former Jasper resident and Petersburg resident from 1968 to 1994. Morris was a police officer for the Petersburg Police Department for 20 years retiring in 1992. He attended the University of Alabama where he...
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Shirley Louise Leonard

October 4, 1946 - September 16, 2018

Shirley Louise Leonard, 71, of Pendleton, passed away September 16, 2018 at her residence. She was born, October 4, 1946, in Anderson, the daughter of DeArmond and Betty Finley. Shirley spent most of her life in Madison County. She was an accountant and had worked for St. Mary College in South Bend. Shirley loved to travel and had a generous spirit that she used in ministry at the Pendleton...
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Norma Ritz

December 13, 1923 - September 11, 2018

Norma Ritz, 94, of Pendleton passed away Tuesday, September 11, 2018 in Pendleton. She was born December 13, 1923 in Vigo County near Terre Haute. Norma graduated from Indiana State Teachers College in 1945. She lived in Pendleton since 1948 and was a teacher at Pendleton High School and Pendleton Heights High School for 29 years retiring in 1984. She was a member of Pendleton First United...
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Agon D. Tolbert

June 7, 1938 - September 9, 2018

Agon D. "Augie" Tolbert, 80, of Ingalls passed away September 9, 2018 at St. Vincent Fishers Hospital. He was born June 7, 1938 in Ingalls, Indiana and resided there most of his life. Augie was a 1956 graduate of Wilkinson High School. He was a member and Past Master of Fortville Masonic Lodge #207 F.& A.M. and was past chairman of the Ingalls Division for the United Way. Augie was a self...
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Jackie Lynn Frisbie

February 10, 1962 - September 5, 2018

Jackie Lynn Frisbie, 56, of Pendleton passed away September 5, 2018 at Community Hospital North in Indianapolis. She was born February 10, 1962 in Noblesville, Indiana and was a Pendleton resident since 1994. Jackie worked in the payroll department at Roche Diagnostics in Indianapolis for 38 years. She was a 1980 graduate of Noblesville High School. Jackie enjoyed riding motorcycles, boating,...
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Earl D. Lamb

February 17, 1937 - August 16, 2018

Earl D. Lamb, 81, of North Vernon, formerly of Pendleton, passed away on August 16, 2018 at Schneck Medical Center, Seymour, Indiana. He was born on February 17, 1937 in Springport to the late Ward and Ida (Brown) Lamb. Earl was employed at Delco Remy as a Mechanical Engineer, retiring after 38 years of service. He was a member of Pendleton Christian Church. He is survived by his wife of 62...
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Pam Filbrun

July 16, 1948 - July 11, 2018

Pam Filbrun, 69, of Markleville, passed away unexpectedly July 11, 2018 at St. Vincent Hospital in Anderson. She was born on July 16, 1948 in Foley, Alabama and was a Markleville resident for 32 years. Pam was a 1966 graduate of Pendleton Heights High School. Over the years she worked as a phlebotomist at Chambersburg Hospital, Marion Hospital and St. John's Hospital. However one of her...
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M. Eloise Hon

June 1, 1927 - June 30, 2018

M. Eloise Hon, 91, of Greenfield, passed away June 30, 2018 at Hancock Regional Hospital in Greenfield. She was born June 1, 1927 in Chesterfield, Indiana and was an Indianapolis resident most of her life. Eloise retired from the Veterans Administration Regional Office in Indianapolis in 1982 following 22 years service. She also served 22 years at Child Evangelism Fellowship where she...
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Jimmy Edwin Bell

February 4, 1947 - May 27, 2018

Jimmy E. Bell, 71, of Pendleton passed away May 27, 2018 at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie. He was born February 4, 1947 in Russell County, Kentucky and was a Pendleton resident since 1974. Jimmy retired from General Motors Delco Remy, Anderson in 1997 after 30 years of service. He was a 1965 graduate of Russell County High School. Jimmy deeply loved all his family and enjoyed...
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Joseph Willis Lintz

May 10, 1933 - May 19, 2018

Rev. Joseph Willis Lintz, 85, of Pendleton, died May 19, 2018 at St. Vincent Anderson Hospital in Anderson, Indiana following an extended illness. He was born May 10, 1933 in Cory, Indiana and was a Pendleton resident most of his life. He was a Gospel minister and a carpenter for many years. He attended Indiana Bible College and was a member of Solid Rock Baptist Church, Pendleton. He...
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Judy F. Martin

June 22, 1943 - May 16, 2018

Judy F. (Cowan) Martin, 74, of Pendleton, passed away May 16, 2018 at St. Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital. She was born June 22, 1943 in Cincinnati, Ohio and moved to Anderson in 1974. She resided in Pendleton since 1976. Judy was a 1965 graduate of Deaconess Hospital School of Nursing in Cincinnati as a Registered Nurse. During her nursing career she served at Our Lady of Mercy Hospital in...
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Penny Jo Richeson

October 7, 1948 - May 13, 2018

Penny Jo Richeson, 69, of Anderson, passed away Sunday, May 13, 2018. She was born October 7, 1948, in Anderson, to the late Walter & Thelma (Siverling) Rumler. Penny worked for Naval Avionics, having retired after thirty years. She was very creative and loved crafts and decorating. She owned a craft store in downtown Pendleton for a few years. Penny was also known for her gardening...
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Anna L. Miller

December 5, 1924 - May 8, 2018

Anna (Leach) Miller, 93, of Pendleton, passed away on May 8, 2018 at the Rawlins House in Pendleton. She was born on December 5, 1924 in Horton, Kentucky to James H. and Minnie Ann (Ragland) Leach. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, James E. Miller; daughter, Karen S. Atkins; siblings, Henry Leach, Winfred Leach, Elbert Leach, Richard Leach, Zelma D. Schroader and Christine...
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Opal M. Robinson

December 15, 1928 - May 7, 2018

Opal M. Robinson, 89, of Pendleton, went to be with the Lord Jesus on May 7, 2018. She will be sadly missed by her family of four children. She was born near Campbellsville, Kentucky on December 15, 1928. She lived in Pendleton for 60 years and owned and operated Opal's Hair Care Salon for 30 years, had a wonderful clientele, "thank you, all of you were great." Opal attended Rock Church...
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Sigrida "Zigi" Maria Heathcote

January 1, 1942 - May 5, 2018

Sigrida "Zigi" Maria Heathcote, 76, died May 5, 2018 at St. Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital. Born January 1, 1942 in Latvia, she immigrated to the United States on August 14, 1950, and has lived in the Anderson/Pendleton area since 1977. A graduate of St. Agnes Academy, Indianapolis, she continued her education at Marian College, Indianapolis. After graduation in 1965, she was employed at...
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Pat McClellan Hall

June 14, 1931 - May 4, 2018

Florence "Pat" McClellan Hall, 86, of Pendleton died May 4, 2018 at her residence. She was born on the Southeast side of Indianapolis on June 14, 1931 and was a longtime Pendleton resident. Pat retired from Delco Remy, Plant 11 in Anderson following 30 years of service. She was a graduate of Warren Central High School in Indianapolis. Pat was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Herbert...
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Roger Lee Wills

August 10, 1961 - April 28, 2018

Roger Lee Wills, 56, passed away on April 28, 2018 at Greenfield Health Care. He was born on August 10, 1961 to Robert and Vinetta (Aiman) Wills. Roger loved Pendleton. He graduated from Pendleton Heights High School in 1979. He attended Pendleton United Methodist Church and was a volunteer at Pendleton EMS. Roger was a truck driver for Local Beauty Supply, delivered for Pizza King, and...
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Frederick E. "Fred" Wolf

April 25, 1921 - April 24, 2018

GREENFIELD- Frederick E. "Fred" Wolf, 96, a longtime Pendleton resident, passed away on April 24, 2018 at Hancock Regional Hospital, Greenfield. He was born April 25, 1921 in Owen County and was a Pendleton resident most of his life. Fred was a graduate of Patricksburg High School and Purdue University. He was a World War II Army veteran and was awarded the Purple Heart following his...
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Charles Raymond Ridgway

February 23, 1923 - April 17, 2018

Charles Raymond Ridgway of Pendleton, Indiana, eldest son of Russell and Ruby (Smith) Ridgway, was born February 23, 1923 in Jay County, Indiana. From the presence of a loving family, he passed peacefully to Eternal Life on April 17, 2018 at the age of 95 years. After retiring from working many years in factories, he pursued his avid interest in flying and became a flight instructor. He was an...
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Charles Wood Nelson, III

August 10, 1962 - April 13, 2018

Charles W. Nelson, III, age 55, known to his friends as "Chuck" passed away on April 13, 2018. He worked as a tool maker, race car mechanic, concrete layer, and could repair just about anything. He enjoyed camping, fishing, and hunting, and had many special pets, including his most recent favorite, a cat named Blue. He is survived by a sister, Laura Reske; a brother, Mark Nelson; several nieces...
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Patricia L. Williams

October 2, 1932 - April 9, 2018

Patricia L. (Stoner) Williams, 85, of Pendleton, passed away on April 9, 2018 after a long illness. She was born in Anderson, Indiana on October 2, 1932, to Lloyd A. and Vivian A. (Lemon) Stoner. She graduated from Anderson High School in 1950 and married Robert E. Williams on July 15, 1951, at First Presbyterian Church in Anderson. They made their home in Pendleton. Patricia worked at Delco Remy...
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Charles "Charlie" J. Hampton

November 17, 1929 - March 20, 2018

Charles "Charlie" J. Hampton,88, passed away March 20, 2018, at Hancock Regional Hospital in Greenfield. He was born November 17, 1929, in Conran, MO, the son of John and Audra (Froman) Hampton. He served in the 140th Infantry of the US Army and the National Guard in Missouri. On September 8, 1951 he married Ellen R. Amick and together they raised their family. He retired from the Pendleton...
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Karen Skinner

April 16, 1944 - March 15, 2018

Karen Skinner, 73, of Pendleton, passed away after an automobile accident, March 15, 2018. Karen was born April 16, 1944, in New Castle, the daughter of the late Ron and Helen Gustin. She resided in Madison County most of her life, and besides being a homemaker, she had a passion for cars from a young age and enjoyed stock car racing at Anderson Speedway and IMS. She also enjoyed ...
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Victor L. "Vic" Shepard

May 8, 1938 - March 2, 2018

Victor L. "Vic" Shepard, 79, of Pendleton, Indiana passed away March 2, 2018 at St. Vincent Anderson Hospital. He was born May 8, 1938 in Anderson, Indiana to the late Howard L. and Iva M. (Ashby) Shepard and resided most of his life in the Pendleton area. Vic retired in 2004 from Amtrak Maintenance Facility, Beech Grove after 20 years service as a welder and fabricator. He was a life member...
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Sondra Kay Laudig

May 30, 1936 - February 5, 2018

Sondra Kay Laudig passed away Monday, February 5, 2018, at Rawlins House Hospice Care in Pendleton. She was born May 30, 1936, in Marion County to Lois Ruth (Shuck) Sibbach. She graduated from Pendleton High School in 1954. She then attended Wittenberg College until 1957 when she married her husband Larry Wilson Laudig. After Larry received his veterinary degree from Michigan State in 1960,...
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Harvey L. Stout

October 18, 1932 - February 5, 2018

Harvey L. Stout, 85, of Pendleton, Indiana passed away February 5, 2018 at Countryside Manor in Anderson. He was born October 18, 1932, near Salem in Washington County, Indiana. Harvey retired as a truck driver from York Casket Company and was an Army veteran. Survivors include his sons, John R. (wife, Paulette) Stout of Pendleton and David H. Stout of Anderson; sister, Betty Dzurikanin of...
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Robert Errol Simmons

July 5, 1942 - February 4, 2018

Robert Errol Simmons, 75, passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 4, 2018, at Golden Living Center—Fountainview in Mishawaka, IN. He was born on July 5, 1942 in Anderson, IN, to Robert G. Simmons and Myrtle (Hilbert) Simmons, both of whom preceded him in death. Robert is survived by daughter, Beth A. (Ken) Underwood of O'Fallon, MO; son, Robert G. (Valerie) Simmons of South Bend; four...
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Charles David McKay

January 21, 1945 - February 3, 2018

Charles David McKay, 73, of Anderson, passed away Saturday, February 3, 2018. He was born January 21, 1945, in Indianapolis to the late Raymond F. & Ruth (Simpson) McKay. Charles worked in retail for over 50 years before retiring. He was a member of the Huntsville Good Shepherd Church. He loved boating and was an avid skier. He also loved travelling in his RV, meeting new people, and...
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Alfred "Al" E. Renicker

October 6, 1924 - January 23, 2018

Alfred "Al" E. Renicker, 93, of Roanoke, Alabama and formerly of Pendleton, Indiana passed away January 23, 2018. He was born October 6, 1924 in Wabash County, Indiana and resided most of his life in Pendleton before moving to Alabama. Al retired from GM Chevrolet Truck and Bus Plant in Indianapolis as a skilled trades electrician. He was a member of Wayne Guthrie Masonic Lodge No. 753 F.&A.M....
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Michael Ray Moore, Jr.

April 21, 1968 - January 16, 2018

Michael Ray Moore Jr., 49, of Anderson, passed away January 16, 2018 at his residence. Michael was born April 21, 1968, in Anderson the son of Michael and Martha Moore Sr. and was a lifelong Anderson resident. He is survived by a son, Michael Ray Moore III, his mother, Martha Moore; brothers, Charles (Kim) Moore and Brian (Jenni) Moore. He was preceded in death by his father, Michael Ray...
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Dennis E. Hopkins

December 19, 1942 - January 15, 2018

Dennis E. Hopkins, 75, of Pendleton, Indiana passed away unexpectedly on January 15, 2018. He was born to Walter and Mary Hopkins on December 19, 1942 and was married to Betty (Terry) Hopkins for 55 years, the love of his life. He retired from Delco Remy. He was a 1961 graduate of Pendleton High School. Family was the most important priority in his life. He enjoyed attending his grandchildren's...
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Susan Nicholson

May 20, 1946 - January 10, 2018

Susan (Crosley) Nicholson, 71, passed away January 10, 2018 at Community Northview Care Center in Anderson. She was born May 20, 1946 in Anderson and was a Pendleton resident most of her life. Susan was a 1964 graduate of Pendleton High School and received her Associates Degree from Vincennes University. She was a member of Pendleton AMVETS Auxiliary. She retired from the Army Finance Center...
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