Flanner and Buchanan Funeral Center Carmel

We are Your “Circle of Comfort”
For over 130 years we’ve been helping families celebrate their loved-one’s life. Our professional staff will guide you through your service options that meet both your needs and budget. We will help you with the big decisions and handle the small details for you. We are a family-owned business that proudly serves all faiths, races and income levels. Our expertise and resources are unmatched. We offer the full spectrum of tributes from traditional funerals to cremation memorial services, and now green burial options. With state-of-the-art video, broadcasting, online guestbook, catering, and other customized services, we can make a tribute personal and meaningful; all within your budget.

Is cost an issue? Tell us and we will work with you.
We have 14 centers throughout metro Indianapolis, operate our own crematory, and have funeral and cemetery combination centers at: Floral Park, Hamilton Memorial Park, Memorial Park, Oaklawn Memorial Gardens, Washington Park North Cemetery & Family Center, Washington Park East Cemetery & Community Life Center.

Cremation Specialists – Simple, Low Cost Alternatives Available
We have been the state’s leading provider of cremation services since we built our first crematory in 1904. Today, Flanner and Buchanan carries on this tradition at its Cremation Center of Indiana, located in downtown Indianapolis. We welcome your questions and offer tours to those that want to learn more about their choices. Tours can be arranged by calling 317-387-7000.

Working to Make Indianapolis A Better Community
With a proud heritage of service in Central Indiana, we play an active role in the community. Our company is a sponsor of Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, McMiracle, OASIS, many area schools, and countless other community service organizations and efforts. See our Facebook page to learn more.

For the Special Events of Your Life
The Community Life Center at Washington Park East Cemetery is becoming the city’s most popular destination for weddings. We were recently featured on CNN and USA Today. We just-remodeled the Speedway Community Center which featured large photographs in its lobby, can host receptions, business seminars, neighborhood meetings and family events.


Our Obituaries

Mary Odenwalder

April 21, 1915 - April 19, 2014

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Michelle Joann Berdusco

November 12, 1963 - April 12, 2014

Michelle Joann Berdusco, 50, Noblesville, passed away April 12, 2014 after injuries sustained in an automobile accident. She was born November 12, 1963, in Indianapolis, the daughter of John P. Berdusco and Joy K. Moffat. Michelle was an expert equestrian. Her passion and profession were in training young children to ride and compete. Michelle's love for children and her family will leave a...
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Conrad Groseclose

November 9, 1926 - April 7, 2014

Conrad A. "Bud" Groseclose, 87 of Carmel, passed away Monday, April 7, 2014. Bud was born November 9, 1926 in Indianapolis to the late Carl and Helen Groseclose. He was a graduate of Mt. Comfort High School and attended Clemson University. Bud was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He had twinkling blue eyes that made everyone who came in contact with him smile. His love of life was...
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Rebecca Forrester Lundberg

September 9, 1963 - April 7, 2014

Rebecca "Becky" Forrester Lundberg Of Carmel, Indiana passed away April 7, 2014 at the age of 50. She was born on September 9, 1963 in Nashville, Tennessee to Geraldine Hopkins Forrester and the late, Grady Nelson Forrester. Becky was raised in Tullahoma, Tennessee and was a 1985 Cum Laude graduate of Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina where she received a Bachelor of...
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W. Bailey Davis, D.D.S.

December 20, 1933 - April 6, 2014

W. Bailey Davis D.D.S., 80, of Fishers, passed away April 6, 2014. He was born December 20, 1933 to the late Leland and Helen Bailey Davis. Dr. Davis served 20 years as the Director of Pediatric Dental Residency Training Program at Riley Children's Hospital. He continued in private practice specializing in orthodontics until his retirement in January 2014 He is survived by his devoted wife,...
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James Thomas Henderson III

October 14, 1994 - April 5, 2014

James Thomas "JT" Henderson, III, 19 of Carmel, went home to be with the Lord Saturday, April 5, 2014. JT was born October 14, 1994 in Dallas, TX. He was a senior at Options Charter School in Carmel and worked at Burger King in Carmel. JT attended Northview Church. JT is survived by his parents, James T. "Jim" Henderson, Jr. and Teressa R. "Terry" Henderson; siblings, Peter G., Emily A.,...
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Aliso "John" Lovisa

July 22, 1930 - April 5, 2014

A John Lovisa, 83 of Carmel, passed away April 5, 2014. He was born July 22, 1930 in Italy. He is survived by his sister Catherine (husband, Frank) Panfalone. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:00 am Thursday, April 10 at St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church, with calling one hour prior to the service. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the...
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Renae Marie Ervin Allogia Symons

April 2, 2014

Renae Marie Ervin Allogia Symons 53 of Carmel, lost her battle with cancer on April 2, 2014. She was born June 7, 1960 in Cincinnati, Ohio to the late John and Dorothy Roth Ervin. At the age of 10 they moved to Florida. Renae's love of life is her legacy. She is survived by her husband, Douglas; children, Joe (Kelly) Allogia, Stephen Allogia, Caroline and Chandler Symons; stepchildren, Matthew...
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Jeanne Smith

April 25, 1921 - March 31, 2014

Jeanne Anne Smith, 92 of Carmel, passed away Monday, March 31, 2014. Jeanne was born April 25, 1921 in Akron, Ohio to the late Thomas B and Mae Huhtaoja Antoniotti. She was raised since a child by Emma Antoniotti Jackson. Jeanne worked for Delco-Remy for 32 years. She enjoyed bird watching, sewing, knitting and her beloved dogs. A funeral service will be held at 12:00 noon on Saturday,...
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Lorraine Kendrick

August 29, 1941 - March 31, 2014

Lorraine A. Kendrick, 72 of Indianapolis, passed away Monday, March 31, 2014. Lorraine was born August 29, 1941 in San Antonio, Texas to the late Roland and Valeska Brotze. Lorraine worked for the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration as an administrative assistant. Lorraine was a member of Traders Point Church of Christ. She was a master gardener, avid painter and a professional...
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Donna M. Shimer

May 19, 1938 - March 28, 2014

Donna M. Shimer, 75 of Carmel, passed away Friday, March 28, 2014. Donna was born May 19, 1938 in Alma, Michigan to the late Joseph and Marie Neitzke. She was a graduate of Valparaiso University. Donna worked for the State of Indiana as a social worker, retiring in 2000. She worked for the state IMPACT office as well as the Indiana Welfare Department. She was a member of Pilgrim Lutheran...
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Margorie Daniels

June 18, 1932 - March 28, 2014

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Tania Robeson

January 8, 1949 - March 26, 2014

Tania A. Robeson, 65, of Carmel, passed away Tuesday, March 25, 2014. Tania was born January 8, 1949 in Kokomo. She graduated from Kokomo High School in 1967, Indiana State University in 1970 and received her Master's degree in 1971 from Indiana State University. Tania dedicated her life to education, inspiring students for four decades with her passion for learning and love for each of them...
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Elizabeth Mae Clark

May 16, 1921 - March 18, 2014

Elizabeth Mae Clark 92 of Indianapolis passed away March 18, 2014. Mae was born May 16, 1921 in Shoals, IN to Thomas and Amy Walters. Mae worked as a nanny for the Stuhldreher Family, at Allison Transmission during WWII, and as an LPN for HAC. After retiring from HAC in 1980, she spent her time volunteering in nursing homes and as a tutor in schools. She was a Sunday School Teacher at...
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Scott Walker

July 10, 1968 - March 14, 2014

Robert "Scott" Walker 45, of Carmel, passed away March 14, 2014. He was a partner at Northview Properties, working in commercial property management and leasing. He was born on July 10, 1968 in Indianapolis, Indiana. While at Vincennes University he became a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity. Upon completion of his academic work there, he attended the Ball State University School of...
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Betty L. Hamer

June 3, 1933 - March 14, 2014

Betty L. Hamer 80, of Carmel, IN, went to be with the Lord on March 14, 2014. Betty was a homemaker. She was a member of Northview Church, Carmel, IN. She is survived by her husband of 60 years, John "Jack" Hamer; children, Jack (Sheryl), Don (Kathie), Jim (Terri), Stephen (Diane), Tom, David (Elaine) Hamer and Janet (Brian) Stephens; 14 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Visitation...
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Ernest "Bud" Edwards

August 2, 1925 - March 13, 2014

Ernest "Bud" Edwards, Jr. 88, of Carmel, IN, passed away on March 13, 2014. Bud was an Insurance Agent for Edwards Smith & Prather. He was a Navy veteran of WW II and the Korean War. He was a member of Mohawk Hills Mens Club were he was a three time Club Champion. He was also a member of St. Mark's and Brookshire Village Bridge Clubs. He was a 1943 graduate of Shortridge High School and...
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Patsy Boyer

September 30, 1928 - March 13, 2014

Patsy L. Boyer, 85 of Westfield, passed away Thursday, March 13, 2014. Patsy was born Sept. 30, 1928 in Hollywood, FL to the late Arthur and Gladys Hise. She was a secretary with Statesman Insurance Group, retiring in 1986. Patsy was a member of the Westfield Friends Church. Funeral services will be at 2: 00 pm Wednesday, March 19 at Flanner and Buchanan-Carmel, where family and friends...
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Donald D. Ripma

August 9, 1927 - March 13, 2014

Donald D. Ripma 86, of Westfield, IN passed away March 13, 2014 at home surrounded by his family. Survived by his wife of 55 years, Mary, 6 children and 48 grandchildren/great grandchildren. Gathering on Monday, March 17, from 2:00 - 3:00 with a Memorial service starting at 3:00 at Flanner and Buchanan - Carmel IN. Memorial gifts to Wounded Warrior Project. Those who wish to express...
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Nancy Lake

May 20, 1929 - March 11, 2014

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John Shimer

August 11, 1947 - March 9, 2014

John David Shimer, 66, of Carmel, passed away Sunday, March 9, 2014. David was born August 11, 1947 in Indianapolis to the late John Nelson and Mary Margaret Shimer. He was a graduate of Ball State University and received his Master's degree from Indiana Wesleyan University. During the Viet Nam Era, David enlisted in the US Air Force in 1966. SSgt. Shimer served 4 years as an AF Communications...
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Darlene McCarthy

March 7, 2014

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Donna C. Wolfgang

March 2, 1942 - March 7, 2014

Donna C. Wolfgang, 72, Carmel, passed away March 7, 2014. She was born March 2, 1942, Indianapolis, the daughter of the late Charles and Augusta (Cronkite) Lewis. Donna owned and operated a dog grooming business for over 40 years. She was a member of Faith Church. She loved animals and enjoyed sewing. She is survived by her husband of almost 40 years, John Wolfgang; children, Jack...
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John E. Wilson

May 26, 1920 - March 7, 2014

John E. Wilson, 93 of Carmel, passed away Friday, March 7, 2014 at his home. John was born May 26, 1920 in Fort Wayne to the late William Edward and Lucille Wilson. He was a 1943 graduate of Indiana University where he was a member of Sigma Chi Fraternity. John served in the US Navy during WWII. John was president of Wilson Partenheimer, Inc. from 1948 until his retirement. He was a...
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Patricia J. Powell

June 26, 1936 - March 4, 2014

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Christine Mary Jakacky

October 9, 1952 - March 3, 2014

Christine Mary Jakacky, 61 Born 10/9/1952 of Indianapolis, IN Christine left this earth on March 3, 2014. Christine was born and raised in Pittsfield, MA and moved to Indianapolis, IN in 1991 where she started her college education obtaining her Masters Degree in Social Work in 1999. Christine went on to become the Director of the Student Mentor Program at IUPUI School of Social Work and...
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Paul Green

September 8, 1932 - March 3, 2014

Paul D. Green 1932-2014, Paul D. Green of Carmel passed away on March 3, 2014. He was born to Paul and Florence Green in Chicago, IL. He graduated from John Adams High School in South Bend, IN. "BB Eyes" received his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Purdue University in 1955 and was a member of Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity. Following graduation, he was employed at Bendix Missile...
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Mary Ann Stewart

June 30, 1937 - March 2, 2014

Mary Ann Stewart, 76 of Carmel, passed away Sunday, March 2, 2014. Mary Ann was born June 30, 1937 in Langdon, ND to the late David P. and Mary Ann Kartes. Mary Ann's joy and purpose was to love and guide her family and friends through her dedication to God, her unwavering support and friendship, and her optimistic attitude and unselfish heart. Mary Ann was the volunteer coordinator and...
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Bill E. Cook

January 17, 1943 - February 28, 2014

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Jack Lawrence Albright

March 14, 1930 - February 26, 2014

Jack Lawrence Albright 83, of Carmel, Indiana passed away on Wednesday, February 26, 2014. He was born March 14, 1930 in San Francisco, CA. After graduating from Paso Robles High School he attended California Polytechnic State University, graduating with a degree in dairy science. Jack received his masters and PH.D. degrees in dairy science from Washington State University. From 1957 to...
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Elizabeth Tenholder

September 13, 1916 - February 26, 2014

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Larry "Chunk" Pearson

July 24, 1940 - February 25, 2014

Larry J. "Chunk" Pearson 73, of Westfield, formerly of Carmel, passed away on Tuesday, February 25, 2014. Larry was born July 24, 1940 in Sheridan to the late Ross D. and A. Bernice Pearson. He was a real estate developer; beginning his career with Kaiser Real Estate and retiring from FC Tucker in 2000 after 40 years. Larry attended Church at the Crossing, did prison ministry and was a member of...
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Larry Pearson

July 24, 1940 - February 25, 2014

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James W. Ernst

December 28, 1970 - February 21, 2014

James W. Ernst, 43 of Carmel, passed away Friday, February 21, 2014. Jim was born December 28, 1970 in Mishawaka, IN. He graduated from Purdue University and received his Master's degree from Johns Hopkins University. He was currently working on his PhD at Purdue, where he was a member of Alpha Chi Rho Fraternity. Jim was a Senior Electrical Engineer at Rolls Royce, Indianapolis. He was a...
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Dewey F. Lockwood

May 16, 1919 - February 17, 2014

Dewey Felix Lockwood, 94, of Carmel passed away on February 17, 2014, at Manor Care at Summer Trace. Born May 16, 1919, in Keyport, Monmouth County, NJ, he was the son of the late William Henry Lockwood II and Clara (Eitner) Lockwood. Dewey spent the first four decades of his life in New Jersey where he graduated from Bridgeton High School at age 16. By 1938, he was employed by Mack Trucks in...
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Thomas Edward Fritch

February 28, 1929 - February 16, 2014

Thomas Edward Fritch 84 Indianapolis, passed away Feb 16, 2014 in Carmel Indiana. He was born Feb 28, 1929 to the late Hugo and Pauline Fritch, In Jasper Indiana. He attended Indiana University (Kappa Delta Rho), and later graduated from Butler University. He retired from GMAC after 30 years, and became the icon of Greek Tonys Pizza (Carmel In) "Greek Tony" himself. He served in the 931st...
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Vonnie M. Richardson-McMurray

May 31, 1930 - February 15, 2014

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William McFadden

April 27, 1937 - February 12, 2014

William D. "Bill" McFadden, 76 of Indianapolis, passed away Wednesday, February 12, 2014. Bill was born April 27, 1937 in Indianapolis to the late Dwight and Helen McFadden. He was a graduate of Shortridge High School and Butler University, and served in the U. S. Army Medical Corp. Bill was co-owner of Circle City Embroidery. He had been an active member of the Carmel Rotary Club since...
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Polly Wilson

February 6, 1921 - February 12, 2014

Polly Wilson Polly passed away February 12, 2014. She was born February 6, 1921 in Covington, Tennessee to the late William and Jessie Howard. She was preceded in death by her husband James H. Wilson and her three sisters, Cue-tee, Inez and Ruby. Polly moved to California in 1945, to Arizona in 1961 and to Indianapolis in 1977 to be near family and grandchildren. She was an active member of...
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Herman Joseph Landau

November 20, 1931 - February 12, 2014

Herman Joseph Landau 82, of Westfield, passed away peacefully in his sleep early in the morning of February 12, 2014. Herman was born on November 20, 1931 in St. Louis, MO to the late Max and Annabelle (Westerman) Landau. Herman is survived by his twin brother, Bernard (Diana) Landau; his four children: daughter Karen Levenhagen, daughter Sharon (Gene) Sponseller, son Joseph (Ellen) Landau...
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Charles Doyle Sloan

February 10, 2014 - February 10, 2014

Charles Doyle Sloan peacefully passed in the arms of his loving parents on February 10, 2014. Charles was born a perfect, red-headed baby boy at 8:57pm and gave a lifetime of love to cherish with his family and friends. Charles Doyle was the son of Jeb Doyle and Lisa Marie (Luchenbill) Sloan of Westfield. He is survived by two precious siblings, Mary Kate (8) and Andrew (6). Charles Doyle...
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Wayland Archer

February 12, 1929 - February 8, 2014

Wayland Lance Archer, 84 of Carmel, IN passed peacefully from this life on February 8, 2014. Born and raised in Clinton, IN, he attended Clinton High School and received his degree from Purdue in 1952. He served in the US Marine Corps as an officer during the Korean War and afterward began a career he loved with the Federal Bureau of Investigation. He served 25 years as a Special Agent in the...
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Donovan Lee Snider

July 10, 1972 - February 5, 2014

Donovan Lee Snider, 41, of Indianapolis, passed away February 5, 2014. He was born July 10, 1972 the son of Dwight and Sandra (Doerr) Snider. Donovan owned his own landscaping business and was very active in his sons sporting events. Donovan is survived by his father and step-mother; Dwight and Rebecca Snider, his mother and step-father, Sandra and William Moore; his sons, Alexander Matthew...
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Christopher Hensel

May 12, 1960 - February 5, 2014

Christopher Hensel, 53, of Westfield, passed away February 5, 2014. Chris was born in Indianapolis, the son of Joseph and Milna (Farlow) Hensel. He was a Senior Systems Administrator with CNO Financial in Carmel. He graduated from Scecina High School and IUPUI. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, J. Michael Hensel. He is survived by his wife, Jami (Fields) Hensel; step...
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Theresa Veccia-Young

October 16, 1958 - February 5, 2014

Theresa Veccia Young, 55, of Carmel, passed away February 5, 2014 at home with her family. She was born October 16, 1958, in Cleveland Ohio. Theresa is survived by her husband David, their sons David, Andrew and James, her mother Dolores, and sisters Bridget and Laura. Theresa had a talent for foreign languages and loved to travel. She obtained her Ph.D. in Latin American History from the...
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Rebecca "Becky" Helbert

January 17, 1940 - February 5, 2014

Becky (Rebecca) Helbert of Carmel, Indiana, quietly slipped away and went to be with God on February 5, 2014. She was the wife of Jan Edward Helbert and mother of sons, Erik, Tyler and Weston (Toni) (Scottsdale, Arizona) and her daughter, Kristin, who predeceased her in 2006. She was borne to the late Robert and Maxine Hampton of Richmond, Indiana. She was the eldest of her brothers, Robert ...
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Lois M. Heffernan

January 21, 1925 - February 3, 2014

Lois M. Heffernan, 89, Carmel, passed away Monday, February 3, 2014 at Mitchell Manor Nursing Home where she resided for the past year. She was preceded in death by her husband, James J. Heffernan, Sr., daughter Katherine Pachmayr, and sister, Constance Coffey. She retired in 1985 from the U. S. Army Finance Center. She is survived by her son, James J. Heffernan, Jr. (Helen); grandchildren,...
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William Jeffrey McKeever

April 29, 1946 - February 1, 2014

William Jeffrey McKeever 67 of Carmel passed away February 1, 2014. Born in Wheeling, West Virginia in 1946, he was the son of the late William and Eleanor (Hackenberg) McKeever. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Mary E. McKeever. He is survived by his sons, Mike (Lori) McKeever, Bill (Shannon) McKeever and Jim (Jenny) McKeever; sisters, Gayle Mitchell, Janet Schnoebolen, Betsy...
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Ruthann McDonough

November 12, 1929 - January 31, 2014

Ruthann Simons McDonough, 84 of Carmel, IN passed away on January 31, 2014. She was born in Sharon, PA on November 12, 1929 to the late Edward and Mary Simons. She is survived by her loving sons, Edward P. McDonough of Indianapolis and Mark J. (Lori) McDonough, and her three adoring grandchildren, Katelyn, Riley and Griffin McDonough, all of Carmel. She was recently preceded in death by her...
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Nancy Robb Tobin

April 20, 1920 - January 24, 2014

Nancy Robb Tobin 93 died Friday, January 24th, 2014 at The Forum at the Crossing, Indianapolis, IN. Born in Chicago, IL in 1920, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Jessie Robb and sister of the late Charles W. Robb, III. After graduating from the University of Illinois, she moved to Rochester, NY where she spent her working life as an advertising copywriter. She married James R. Tobin...
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James R. Preston

December 24, 1931 - January 21, 2014

James R. Preston 82 of Carmel, passed away January 21, 2014. He was born to the late Frank and Mary Preston in Petersburg, Indiana. He joined and served in the United States Army. Jim started his career at L.S. Ayres and was a buyer at both Ayres and Ayrway, before embarking on a sales career with Hansley Manufacturing and Fruit of the Loom. After retirement he started the Golden Globers for...
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Christopher F. Shaffer

December 7, 1924 - January 19, 2014

Christopher F. Shaffer of Carmel, passed away January 19, 2014. He was born to the late Fred and Delpha (McClung) Shaffer on December 7, 1924 in Nallen, West Virginia. He served in United States Army during WWII. Chris worked for General Motor for 30 years and retired in 1982. He is survived by his wife, Mary (Chapman) Shaffer; daughters, Pam (David) Tingley and Sandy Raleigh; sister, Jane...
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Allan H. Weihe

November 26, 1932 - January 18, 2014

Allan Hilbert Weihe, of Carmel, Indiana, died peacefully on January 18, 2014 at the age of 81. Allan was born on November 26, 1932 to the late William Ernst George Weihe and Hilda Justina Maschoff on their family farm near Carlyle, Illinois. He began school at a one-room country schoolhouse, and following graduation from Carlyle High School and receipt of a scholarship, he enrolled in the...
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Albert C. Kleinschmidt

December 25, 1919 - January 18, 2014

Albert (Al) C. Kleinschmidt, 94, of Carmel, passed away January 18, 2014. Albert was born December 25, 1919 to the late Ernest and Hulda (Fricke) Kleinschmidt in Arenzville, Illinois. On June 1, 1952 he was married to Elizabeth (Betty) Swanson, together they had two children; David Kleinschmidt (Laura) and Joyce Jobs (Arnold). Betty preceded him in death. At the age of 14, he professed a...
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Pauline Helen Meyer

February 24, 1917 - January 14, 2014

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Kenneth 'Will' William Cooke

February 3, 1949 - January 13, 2014

Kenneth William Cooke of Carmel passed away on January 13, 2014 in Indianapolis. He was born on February 3, 1949 in Logansport and was preceded in death by his parents, Kenneth and Barbara Cooke. He attended Carroll High School before transferring to and graduating from Northwestern High School in Kokomo in 1967. He graduated from Hanover College in 1971 with a degree in Political Science, and...
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Jerry Lee Whitlock

March 26, 1948 - January 11, 2014

Jerry Lee Whitlock, 65, Carmel, passed away January 11, 2014. He was born March 26, 1948, in Terre Haute, the son of the late Charles and Claribel (Hollis) Whitlock. He married Katie (Goodwin) Whitlock on July 19, 1967. Jerry retired in 2005 from Kraft Foods after 34 years of service. He then served as an usher for the Indiana Pacers until 2010. He is survived by his wife, Katie...
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Raymond Steven Ursiny

August 15, 1926 - January 9, 2014

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Kathleen Hume

October 10, 1961 - January 8, 2014

Kathleen Marie Hume 52, of Carmel, Indiana, passed away in her home at 6:00 AM, Wednesday, January 8, 2014, surrounded by family. Kathleen leaves behind her life-partner Philip Gumm of Carmel, IN, with whom she shared a respectful and abiding love. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 PM, Friday, January 10, at Flanner & Buchanan Funeral Home, Carmel, IN. Services will be held at 11 AM,...
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Raymond Parks

January 7, 2014

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Lois DeRoo

January 6, 2014

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Richard Hollingsworth

April 7, 1931 - January 1, 2014

Richard Allen Hollingsworth 82, of Noblesville died Wednesday, January 1, 2014. He was born April 7, 1931 in Indianapolis to Henry Mac and Mildred Hollingsworth. Richard served in the United States Air Force during the Korean War. He graduated from the University of Indianapolis and worked in the banking industry for over 30 years. Following his retirement he worked as an interpreter...
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Joan L. Walker

September 30, 1939 - December 31, 2013

Joan L. Walker, 74 of Carmel, passed away Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at her home. Joan was born September 30, 1939 in Bridgton, NJ to the late Frederick and Mary Fritz Reiber. She was valedictorian of her class at Baldwin High School and was a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Allegheny College. She received a degree from La Sorbonne at l'Universite' de Paris and a Master's degree from Indiana...
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Grace M. Durfey

October 8, 1917 - December 28, 2013

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Edna Schmidt York

May 22, 1919 - December 27, 2013

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Roland Inskeep

May 3, 1935 - December 23, 2013

Roland L. Inskeep, 78, Carmel, passed away December 23, 2013. The longtime athletic director at North Central High School was known for his quiet leadership at a school that won 34 state championships during his tenure. His decades at North Central were among the highlights of a life dedicated to his family and to education. Inskeep was born May 3, 1935, in Crawfordsville. His parents, Harry...
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Janet M. Kelly

March 2, 1949 - December 23, 2013

Janet M. Kelly of Carmel, passed away December 23, 2013. She was born in West Lafayette, Indiana on March 2, 1949 to the late Joseph and Eleanor Kelly of West Lafayette. Janet graduated from Central Catholic High School June, 1967. She then went on and received a degree in Business Administration from Miami University and was inscribed on the Dean's List. The Dean's List honors those students in...
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Patrick Duginske

September 10, 1948 - December 22, 2013

Patrick N. Duginske, ChFC 65, of Carmel, passed away Sunday, December 22, 2013. Pat was born September 10, 1948 in Wausau, WI to the late Norbert and Val Duginske. He was a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point where he met his wife, Carol, of 42 years. Pat has been a Financial Advisor for WestPoint Financial Group/Mass Mutual since 1991. He was a member of The Million Dollar...
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Norma Strom

February 3, 1919 - December 21, 2013

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Cheryl Ann Shepherd Sumen

June 4, 1952 - December 20, 2013

Cheryl Ann Shepherd-Sumen joined our Lord in Heaven on Friday, December 20, 2013. She leaves behind her husband Michael Sumen and her four children Kelly (Al) Shepherd-Purmort, Jade Shepherd, Heather (Andrew) Pierson, and Quinn (Alison) Shepherd. She is survived by her mother Grace Polley and siblings Nancy (Paige Harper) Polley and Steve (Liz) Polley. She adored her six grandchildren Jacob, Eve,...
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Robert E. Armstrong

April 6, 1939 - December 19, 2013

Robert E. Armstrong, 74 of Carmel, passed away Thursday, December 19, 2013. Bob was born April 6, 1939 in Indianapolis to the late Paul W. and Mildred Armstrong. He was a graduate of Indiana University and a US Marine Corp Veteran. Bob worked for IBM over 30 years, retiring in 1993. He was a member of Carmel United Methodist Church, Carmel American Legion, VFW and Carmel Racquet Club. Bob...
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Georgianna L. Fiorelli

August 14, 1939 - December 13, 2013

Georgianna L. Fiorelli, 74, McCordsville, passed away December 13, 2013. She was born August 14, 1939, in Waterbury, Connecticut, the daughter of Rocco and Anna (Iapalucci) LaCapra. She married Richard Fiorelli on October 21, 1961. Georgianna was an active member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. She retired as a registered nurse, but she was first and foremost a wife and mother. She is survived...
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Regina Ann Topping

November 16, 1969 - December 11, 2013

Regina Ann Topping 44, Died of natural causes on December 11, 2013. Born in Indianapolis November 16, 1969 she lived most her life in Indianapolis and Carmel. Gina was in the marching band at Carmel High School where she graduated in 1989. After graduation she attended Vincennes University and Indianapolis University Purdue University in Indianapolis. Then she worked as a medical...
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Russell C. Yonkers

March 8, 1937 - December 10, 2013

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Bertha L. Fenske

April 11, 1922 - December 9, 2013

Bertha L. Fenske 91 of Indianapolis, Indiana passed away December 9, 2013. She was born on April 11, 1922 in Grand Rapids, Michigan to the late Duert T. and Bertha Sipkema Hoolsema. She was a 56 year member of Pilgrim Lutheran Church serving in many different ministries during that time. "Bert" was a very giving person and dedicated her life to helping others. Bertha was preceded in...
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Bruce Paramore

January 24, 1961 - December 6, 2013

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Olive A. Burrell

February 6, 1934 - December 5, 2013

Olive A. Burrell, 79 of Carmel, passed away Thursday, December 5, 2013. Olive was born February 6, 1934 in Monticello, IN to the late Benjamin F. and Maude Carr. She grew up in Delphi, Indiana and graduated from Delphi High School. She attended Indiana University and was a member of Chi Omega Sorority. After college she married George F. Burrell who passed away in 1993. Olive was a...
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Dugal Smith

May 28, 1916 - December 5, 2013

Dugal Smith, born May 28, 1916 in Brazil, South America, passed away on Thursday, December 5, 2013 at Manor Care at Summer Trace in Carmel, Indiana. He is survived by two daughters, Clelia Crimmins (Tom) and Denise Kaler (Dave), six grand children and twelve great grand children. Dugal is also survived by one sister, Minnie Smith, who lives in Brazil, South America. Dugal's father, a self...
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Ruth Fernandz

March 10, 1937 - December 4, 2013

Ruth Anne Fernandez, 76 of Carmel, passed away Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at her home. Ruth Anne was born March 10, 1937 in Indianapolis to the late Edward J. and Ruth Oyler. Ruth Anne was a graduate of St. John's Academy. She was a Secretary at Carrier Corp. for 10 years. Ruth Anne loved to sew and research her and her husband's genealogy. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10...
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Anne Eibert Galligan

April 19, 1955 - November 30, 2013

Anne Eibert Galligan 58 of Carmel passed away November 30, 2013. Anne was born in St. Paul, MN to John and Barbara Eibert. She is survived by her husband of 33 years Richard Galligan; sons, Michael, Mathew, daughter, Caitlin, and grandson Colton (Cavallaro); father, John Eibert; sisters, Susan (Focke), Liz (Kelley), Barbie (Carpenter) and brothers, Johnny, Robbie and Joey. She was preceded in...
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Janalynn K. Tucker

January 19, 1948 - November 26, 2013

Janalynn K. "Jannie" Tucker, 65 of Carmel, passed away Tuesday, November 26, 2013. Jannie was born January 19, 1948 in Indianapolis. She was a customer service representative for Pitney-Bowes serving the clients and lawyers of Faegre Baker and Daniels. Prior, she worked for Royal Pin Leisure Centers for over 20 years. She grew up in the City Market and helped her mother, who owned Bea's Bakery...
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Ruth Reeve

September 21, 1903 - November 25, 2013

Ruth J. Scott Reeve, 110, completed her earthly life on Monday, November 25, 2013 at Manor Care at Summer Trace in Carmel, IN where she has resided for 24 years. Ruth was born in Denton, Nebraska in 1903 to Wilbur and Ida Reeves, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her first husband, E.C. Pete Scott; her second husband, Frank S. Reeve; a brother and three sisters; and...
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Mary Coffeen-Mattingly

February 12, 1954 - November 25, 2013

Mary "Mary Fran" Coffeen-Mattingly 2/12/1954-11/25/2013 Born in Chicago, IL. to Rosemary P. Coffeen-Otten and the late Edward L. Coffeen, Mary moved with her family to Indianapolis at an early age and attended St. Joan of Arc and Christ the King Catholic grammar schools. She graduated from Broad Ripple H.S. as the Class Valedictorian and was honored at the graduation ceremony with the...
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Sarah E. Bruns

March 19, 1922 - November 22, 2013

Sarah Elizabeth (Davis) Bruns, 91 of Carmel, Indiana, passed away Friday, November 22, 2013 at Sunrise on Old Meridian. Sarah was born in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio on March 19, 1922 to the late Lloyd E. and Iscah (Stump) Davis. Sarah was predeceased by her husband, Warren H. Bruns to whom she was married for 61 years, 15 years of which she spent with him in Taipei, Taiwan. She is survived by daughter...
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Edward Matthews

November 22, 2013

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Joseph Oldham Ash

February 14, 1944 - November 22, 2013

Joseph Oldham Ash 69, of Carmel passed away peacefully, surrounded by all those who loved him deeply, on November 22, 2013. Joe was born on February 14, 1944 to Herschel and Eldena (Oldham) Ash. He was preceded in death by his father, Herschel C. Ash and brother Herschel C. Ash, Jr. Joe proudly served in the United States Air Force. Joe was self-employed as President of Centennial...
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Harry Greene

June 6, 1939 - November 18, 2013

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Peter P. Philhower

August 30, 1937 - November 18, 2013

Peter Philip Philhower loving husband and father, passed away on November 18, 2013 at home. Peter earned a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois (Urbana) and a Master's Degree in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin (LaCrosse). He held a U.S. Navy Commission from 1960 through 1966, serving in Minesweepers and Destroyers, including...
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Angelo Peduto

January 30, 1962 - November 17, 2013

Angelo J. Peduto 51 of Indianapolis went to be with the Lord on Sunday, November 17, 2013. Angelo was born January 30, 1962 in Shelbyville, IN. He was a graduate of Indiana University. Angelo was an operating partner for Circle City Tickets and a published writer: Gia and the Girls; A Lesson in Trust, inspired by his beautiful daughter Gia . He was an Eagle Scout, Boy Scout Leader of Troop...
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Joseph Vincent McDonough

December 22, 1929 - November 15, 2013

Joseph Vincent McDonough 83, of Carmel, IN passed away on November 15, 2013. He was born in Republic, PA on December 22, 1929 to the late Patrick and Margaret McDonough. He is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Ruthann Simons McDonough; son Edward P. McDonough of Indianapolis; son Mark J. McDonough (Lori); and his three adoring grandchildren Katelyn, Riley and Griffin McDonough,...
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James R. Crane

April 14, 1928 - November 15, 2013

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Donald Floyd Ogle

April 24, 1930 - November 15, 2013

Donald Floyd Ogle of Fishers, Indiana passed away November 15, 2013. He was born to the late Lou Perdom and Mary Elizabeth Thomas Ogle on April 24, 1930 in Canton, Ohio. He was a U.S. Army Combat Veteran during the Korean War and was a recipient of the Bronze Star. He was an Indianapolis business man for many years. His memberships include Service Club of Indianapolis, Korean War Veterans...
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Joseph McDonough

December 22, 1929 - November 15, 2013

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Ernest L. Jones

October 20, 1929 - November 15, 2013

Ernest L. Jones Of Indianapolis passed away on November 15, 2013 at his residence. He was born to the late Perry and Iva Reynolds Jones on October 20, 1929 in Crystal, Indiana. Ernest retired from the US Air Force July 27, 1971 then had a second retirement from FT. Harrison hospital in Logistics in 1993. He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Josefina C. Jones, 2 brothers, 2 sister, 13...
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Kathleen Crichton

April 17, 1946 - November 12, 2013

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Helen Mary Horky

September 13, 1925 - November 7, 2013

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George N. Constantine

May 5, 1939 - November 2, 2013

Click here to view the most recent Tribute Video for George George N. Constantine 74, of Carmel and Culver, Indiana passed away on November 2nd at St. Vincent Hospice surrounded by his loving family. Born across the river from Detroit in Riverside, Ontario Canada on May 5, 1939, George was the youngest of Constantine Constantine and Maria (Dop) Constantine's six children. He...
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Dorothy M. Chase

May 14, 1930 - October 31, 2013

Dorothy M. Chase 83 of Carmel, passed away Thursday, October 31, 2013. Dorothy was born May 14, 1930 in Chicago to the late Frederick and Agnes Bullock. She retired from Our Lady of Mt. Carmel where she taught sixth grade, after which she was a proof reader for the Indiana Legislature. Dorothy was a gifted artist and was a member of several organizations including the Hoosier Salon,...
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Richard Leonard Lancaster

August 11, 1922 - October 30, 2013

Richard Leonard Lancaster 91, died on October 30, 2013, a week after suffering a heart attack. He had lived independently until that point, having recently returned to Indianapolis from his 47th annual summer stay at the family cottage in Deer Isle, Maine. Richard Lancaster was a minister at Meridian Street United Methodist Church from 1962 to 1988. During his fifty years as an Indiana...
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Michael McGuire

April 20, 1944 - October 27, 2013

Michael R. McGuire 69 of Carmel, passed away at his home on Sunday, October 27, 2013. Mike was born April 20, 1944 In St. Louis, MO to the late Harold W. and Irene A. McGuire. He was a graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia. Mike worked for General Motors for 34 years. He spent several years in Engineering, Quality and Manufacturing in Anderson, IN before becoming Plant...
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