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Scott Butler

October 1, 1955 - September 2, 2015

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Helen Elizabeth Barkhimer Hash

March 1, 1921 - August 31, 2015

Helen Elizabeth Barkhimer Hash, age 94, Indianapolis, passed away August 31, 2015. She was born March 1, 1921 in Columbus, IN. She married Paul Richard Hash, who preceded her in passing on August 29, 1988, after 47 years of marriage. She was the mother of three children, Pamela Kay Hash, Patricia Lou Murphy, and James Andrew (Kimberly) Hash. She is also survived by 12 grandchildren, 16...
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William Mohan

August 29, 2015

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Angela C. Wyant

June 15, 1941 - August 27, 2015

Angela C. Wyant, 74 of Carmel, passed away Thursday, August 27, 2015. Angela was born June 15, 1941 in Wheelersburg, OH to the late Howard J. and Gertrude Turner. She was the manager of Linens First in Carmel, until it closed in 1996. Angela was a member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church and was an avid gardener. A funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 am Monday, August 31 at Our...
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Ronald J. Arvin

June 2, 1939 - August 27, 2015

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Matthew C. Smith

June 5, 1988 - August 24, 2015

Matthew C. Smith 27, Carmel, passed away Tuesday, August 25, 2015. Matthew was born on June 5, 1988 in Anchorage, Alaska to parents, Charles E. and Leigh A. (Mullins) Smith and older sister Elizabeth Marie (Smith) Oatman. He graduated from Carmel High School, where he was a member of the drumline. Matthew went on to earn multiple degrees from Vincennes University and had worked in the...
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Guiyun Sun

September 2, 1962 - August 24, 2015

Guiyun Sun, 52, Carmel, passed away August 25, 2015. She was born September 2, 1962, Shenyang, China, the daughter of the late Guangqing Sun and Jiahua Qiu. She is survived by her husband of 29 years, Xing Jiang; and son, Xinhai Jiang. Services will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, August 29, 2015, at Flanner and Buchanan - Carmel, 325 East Carmel Drive. Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. until the...
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Catherine "Kay" Lake

September 1, 1925 - August 23, 2015

Catherine "Kay" Lake, 89, Carmel, passed away Sunday, August 23, 2015. She was born September 1, 1925, in Chicago, IL, the daughter of the late Walter and Ruth (Welch) Karvatt. She married Lelyn Deane Lake, who preceded her in passing in 1967. Kay was a graduate of Purdue University School of Pharmacy and retired in 1991 as a hospital pharmacist from St. Vincent Hospital. She was a member...
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Stephan S. Oechsle

July 25, 1996 - August 20, 2015

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Thomas Josivoff

July 12, 1930 - August 18, 2015

Thomas "Tom" Josivoff, 85, Carmel, passed away peacefully on August 18, 2015. He was born in Gary, Indiana to the late John and Margaret (Tokash) Josivoff. Tom graduated from Gary Emerson High School, and Purdue University, where he earned a BS in Mechanical Engineering and an MS in Industrial Engineering. While at Purdue, he was a member of Sigma Nu fraternity. Tom served in the US Army...
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Sharon Ball

August 16, 2015

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Jeyaraj Devadoss

April 27, 1966 - August 15, 2015

Jeyaraj Devadoss was born to the late J.William Devadoss and Doris Devadoss in Madras, India as the second of their four children on April 27, 1966. He passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday, August 15, 2015. He graduated from high school at St. George's School, and graduated with an Engineering degree from Bharati Vidyapeeth University at Pune. He worked in Madras, Hyderabad, and...
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Mary Ann Hartz

December 15, 1943 - August 8, 2015

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Allan G. Carlson

December 23, 1929 - August 7, 2015

Allan G. Carlson, 85, Carmel, passed away August 7, 2015. He was born December 23, 1929, in Chicago, IL, the son of Claes Birger and Thora Otelia (Johnson) Carlson. He married Mary Carolyn Steffen on July 4, 1962 in Indianapolis. Allan was a proud graduate of Purdue University, receiving his bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering in 1952. He then served in the United States Navy for...
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F. Allen Tew

July 31, 1941 - August 6, 2015

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Jane F. Englert

January 21, 1925 - August 4, 2015

Jane F. Englert, 90, Carmel, passed away on August 4, 2015. She was born January 21, 1925, in New York, NY, the daughter of the late Quested and Florence (Schmidt) Elgar. In June 1947, she married Thomas W. Englert, who preceded her in death in 1988. Jane received her bachelor's degree in sociology from the University of New Hampshire. She was a member of PrimeLife, Carmel Clay Library...
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Leo Demos

February 2, 1926 - August 4, 2015

Leo Demos, age 89, beloved husband, father and papou, passed away peacefully on August 4, 2015 in Indianapolis, IN. Leo is survived by his wife, Estrine, son Nick, daughter Terri Demos, granddaughter Zoe Demos, and grandson, Matthew Schwarzkopf, daughter in-law, Maria Karras and son-in-law, Eric Schwarzkopf. Leo was one of 8 children and was born in Elwood, IN and had family in Anderson, IN....
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David Maksymczak

May 27, 1957 - August 2, 2015

David W. Maksymczak, 58 of Carmel, passed away Sunday, August 2, 2015 at his home. David was born May 27, 1957 in Hammond, IN to the late Michael and June Maksymczak. He was a graduate of Purdue University. David was a founding member of INDesign, LLC, a software development firm that started in 1996. Prior, he was a software engineer with AT&T/Bell Labs. David was active in the Hamilton...
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Clarine Rebholz

September 17, 1929 - August 1, 2015

Clarine M. Rebholz of Carmel passed away August 1, 2015 surrounded by family. She was born September 17, 1929 in Platteville, Wisconsin. Clarine was the daughter of Leo & Hazel McGowan. She married Arnold F. Rebholz, of Columbus, Wisconsin on July 14, 1951. Clarine was a graduate of Belmont High School in Wisconsin in 1947. In 1951, she graduated from the University of Platteville State...
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Katherine Mishel

July 22, 1928 - July 24, 2015

Katherine (Karastergiou) Mishel passed away peacefully with her family at her side on Friday, July 24, 2015. Born on July 22, 1928 in Kavala, Greece, she was one of four children born to Stelios and Zoe Karastergiou. Dearly beloved wife of the late Michael Mishel, she is survived by her devoted children, Joyce (Stelios) Raptis and Alex Mishel. Loving yiayia of Leah (Milutin) Miloradovic, Yanni...
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Virginia R. Munsell

January 22, 1930 - July 19, 2015

Virginia R. Munsell, 85 of Carmel, passed away Sunday, July 19, 2015 at her home. Virginia was born January 22, 1930 in St. Louis, MO to the late Harry and Marie Graeff. She was a graduate of Fontbonne College in St. Louis. Virginia was a docent for the Indianapolis Museum of Art and the St. Michael's Maritime Museum in Maryland. She also volunteered at the Indianapolis Children's Museum. ...
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Jack Mansell

June 29, 1924 - July 16, 2015

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Mabel Moss

December 11, 1915 - July 14, 2015

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David Ockerman

January 6, 1935 - July 14, 2015

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John Bronaugh

March 19, 1911 - July 12, 2015

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Patricia B. Stout

February 16, 1917 - July 12, 2015

Patricia Brady Stout, 98 of Carmel, passed away Sunday, July 12, 2015. Pat was born February 16, 1917 in Springfield, IL to the late James and Katerina "Kay" Brady. She attended Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church. Pat was an avid gardener and reader who enjoyed doting over her seven great grandchildren. Funeral services will be at 1:00 pm Friday, July 17 at Flanner and Buchanan-Carmel,...
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Jennifer Terese Adair

February 24, 1972 - July 10, 2015

Jennifer Terese Adair was born in Waukesha, Wisconsin on February 24, 1972 to parents Paul and Mary Geier. Jenny attended Carmel Clay Schools, graduating from Carmel High School in 1990. Following graduation, Jenny went on to Purdue University where she was an active member of Alpha Gamma Delta graduating with her bachelor's degree in 1994. While at Purdue, Jenny met her husband, Greg, and...
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Jack Stage

May 1, 1928 - July 8, 2015

Jack Stage, 87, Westfield, passed away July 8, 2015. He was born May 1, 1928, in East Chicago, the son of the late Chester Heater and Nora (Bradburn) Partridge. He was raised by Clarence and LaVaughn Stage in Elwood, IN, who preceded him in passing. Jack was a United States Marine who served in World War II in the Pacific Theatre. He fought in the battles of Tarawa, Iwo Jima and Okinawa. ...
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Kimberly Doyle Kilburn

October 1, 1982 - July 8, 2015

Kimberly Doyle Kilburn, 32, Carmel, passed away July 8, 2015. She was born October 1, 1982, in Indianapolis. She was a graduate of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel School and Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School, and later attended Indiana University. Kim enjoyed spending time with her family, spending many summers with them at Lake Wawasee. She was also an avid reader and loved animals. She is...
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Mary Dye

April 29, 1924 - June 30, 2015

Mary Alice "Micki" Dye, 91 of Carmel, passed away Tuesday, June 30, 2015. Micki was born April 29, 1924 in Spencer County, IN to the late Willard and Maude Hutchinson. Micki was a member of Orchard Park Presbyterian Church and attends Radiant Christian Life Church. She was a merchandiser, working for ATA Retail. Funeral services will be at 2:00 pm Friday, July 3 at Flanner and Buchanan...
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Jack Carroll

June 17, 1939 - June 29, 2015

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C. Jack Tilton

July 3, 1927 - June 28, 2015

Jack Tilton, 87, died June 28, 2015. Jack was born in Indianapolis to the late Charles and Ethel Tilton. He was married for 51 years to Edna Tilton and was the father of Kathleen Tilton. Memorial services will be at 3:00 pm on Sunday, July 26 at Allisonville Christian Church. Calling will be at the church from 2:00 to 3:00 pm. Memorial contributions may be made to Hooverwood 7001 Hoover Road...
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Lois Sonday

January 22, 1922 - June 28, 2015

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Elaine Jean Kirchgatter

August 21, 1940 - June 25, 2015

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Ian Kitto

September 23, 1939 - June 24, 2015

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Leonard Lutz

March 17, 1925 - June 16, 2015

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William James "Bill" Irwin

March 3, 1954 - June 16, 2015

William James "Bill" Irwin 61, Norwalk, Connecticut, died unexpectedly on June 16, 2015. He was born in Indianapolis to the late H. William and Sally L. Irwin. Bill graduated from Pike High School and DePauw University, where he was an active member of the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity. He is survived by his brother, Mike (Suzanne) Irwin, two nieces,...
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Dane Mitchell Webster

April 30, 1992 - June 16, 2015

Dane Mitchell Webster 23, of Carmel, passed away at his home on June 16, 2015. Dane was born in Indianapolis, IN on April 30, 1992 to parents, Richard L. and Donna Lynn (Huggins) Webster. He was a 2010 graduate of Westfield High School. Dane was smart, with a quick wit and his laugh was infectious. He enjoyed cars, especially Chevy's and GM; the Discovery and Science Channels, politics,...
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Mark W. Jones

October 23, 1929 - June 15, 2015

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Gary A. Hunt

June 28, 1952 - June 11, 2015

Dr. Gary A. Hunt, 62, Carmel, passed away June 11, 2015. He was born June 28, 1952, in Lafayette, the son of the late Robert Dean and Karen (Grimm) Hunt. Gary graduated from West Lafayette High School, where he obtained his famous nickname "Rocket." He was a proud alumnus of Indiana University, where he earned his Bachelor's as a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon. Upon graduation, he moved to...
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Gregg Bernhold

July 18, 1962 - June 4, 2015

Gregg Bernhold, 52, Carmel, passed away June 4, 2015. He was born July 18, 1962, in St. Mary's, Ohio, the son of Roland and Patricia (Shenk) Bernhold. Gregg was a 1980 graduate of Minster High School. He later received his Bachelor's of Science from Miami University. He was a member of Carmel Lutheran Church, where he participated in the church choir. He was also an active participant...
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Rowena Burgess

September 24, 1917 - June 1, 2015

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John E. Struck, Jr

June 10, 1942 - May 30, 2015

John E. Struck, Jr., 72, of Carmel, passed away May 30, 2015, after a quick but courageous battle with IPF. He was born June 10, 1942, in Columbus, Georgia, to the late John E. Struck, Sr., and Jane Cullum Struck. Growing up in Savannah, Georgia, he graduated from Benedictine Military School in 1960, and attended Armstrong Junior College and Georgia Southern College before beginning his...
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Doris Veazey

May 29, 2015

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Richard B. Miller

October 9, 1928 - May 28, 2015

Richard B. Miller, 86, Indianapolis, passed away May 28, 2015. He was born October 9, 1928, in Clearfield, PA, the son of the late Boyd I. and Catherine (Gulich) Miller. He married Elizabeth Raap on May 25, 1968. Dick graduated from Shortridge High School. He attended Butler University and Purdue University to continue his studies in Electrical Engineering. Richard served in the United...
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Joan M. Romjue

January 31, 1930 - May 20, 2015

Joan M. Romjue, age 85 of Greenwood, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 in Indianapolis. Joan was born in Chicago, Illinois on January 31, 1930 to the late Grace and Thomas Dickman. Joan was a loving Wife, Mother, Mother-in-Law, Grandmother, Sister, and more. Her enjoyment in life came from spending time with her family and grandchildren. She was a member of the Southport...
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Beverly Swanson

December 19, 1928 - May 10, 2015

Beverly J. Swanson, 86 of Carmel, passed away Sunday, May 10, 2015. Beverly was born December 19, 1928 in Red Wing, MN to the late Edmond and Ruth Nagel. She retired from Marshall Field in 2004. Beverly attended Carmel United Methodist Church and volunteered in their food pantry. Memorial service will be at 4:00 pm on Friday, May 15 at Flanner and Buchanan-Carmel, where family and friends...
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Ava Rose Romano

December 20, 2014 - May 8, 2015

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Sandra Miller

May 8, 2015

Sandra K. Miller, 69 of Indianapolis, passed away on Friday, May 8, 2015. Sandi was born December 17, 1945 in Green Bay, WI to the late Eldor and Patricia Ladwig. Sandi retired from the US Postal Service where she worked as a mail handler for several years. She attended Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church and was a member of the Carmel American Legion Auxiliary. Sandi was an avid bowler...
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Margaret Frymire

October 30, 1925 - May 6, 2015

Margaret Frymire, 89, died Wednesday, May 6. She was born October 30, 1925, in Evansville, Indiana, to the late Louis and Elizabeth (Payne) O'Bryan. She married David M. Frymire on May 19, 1947. Margaret graduated from Meade County High School, Brandenburg, Kentucky, in 1945. She was a homemaker who will be remembered for her delicious home-cooked meals and her love of music and reading. ...
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Sharon Clark

February 22, 1943 - May 4, 2015

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Maxine Legener

January 29, 1922 - May 4, 2015

Maxine O. Legener, 93 of Carmel, passed away Monday, May 4, 2015. Maxine was born January 29, 1922 to the late Vernon and Katherine Sarles, who owned the general store in Grantsburg, IN. Maxine's education began in a one-room schoolhouse in Grantsburg. She went on to be her class president all four years at English High School. Maxine was a member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church...
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Diane Hudson Whitlow

January 12, 1934 - May 2, 2015

Diane H. Whitlow passed away on May 2, 2015. She was the daughter of Elmer and Minnie Hudson and was born in Corydon, IN on January 12, 1934. When she was 3 years old, the family moved to Martinsville and she graduated from Martinsville High School with the Class of 1952. She is survived by her husband, Robert whom she married on September 7, 1956 and four daughters: Shelley Martin, Lisa...
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Joshua T. Caldwell

March 8, 1981 - May 1, 2015

Joshua T. Caldwell, 34, Sheridan, passed away May 1, 2015. He was born March 8, 1981, Indianapolis, the son of Mark Caldwell and Kelly (Lasley) Baker. He married Nichole Rihn on September 16, 2005. Josh graduated from Westfield High School. He loved being outdoors and fishing, but his greatest enjoyment was spending time with his family. He is survived by his mother, Kelly Baker (Mike...
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Benjamin Allan McVey

September 10, 1990 - April 22, 2015

Benjamin Allan McVey was born in Alexandria, Virginia on September 10, 1990, to parents Brose and Carol Anne McVey. In northern Virginia he was near his maternal grandparents, John and Carol Donohue of Denton, Maryland and the extended Donohue family. He moved with his parents to Westfield, Indiana in the spring of 1991, close to his paternal grandparents, Daniel and Myra McVey, and his...
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Emily Rose Meyers

September 9, 1990 - April 20, 2015

Emily Rose Meyers, 24, passed away April 20, 2015. She was born September 9, 1990, in Indianapolis, the daughter of Tom Meyers and Beth (Resutko) Meyers. Emily attended The Orchard School and later graduated in 2009 from Brebeuf Jesuit High School. She received her bachelor's degree in early childhood education in 2013 from Indiana University. Emily was looking forward to teaching first...
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Larry L. Gleeson

November 29, 1941 - April 15, 2015

Larry L. Gleeson, 73, Carmel, passed away on April 15, 2015 at Riverwalk Village in Noblesville. Larry was born on November 29, 1941 in Jay County, IN to the late Percy and Freda (Steed) Gleeson. Larry graduated from Gov. I.P. Gray High School in Jay County. After graduating from Purdue University, Larry joined the Army and was proudly accepted into the Officer Candidates' School. He worked...
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William B. Doron

July 2, 1919 - April 13, 2015

William B. Doron, 95 of Indianapolis, formerly of Carmel, passed away Monday, April 13, 2015. Bill was born July 2, 1919 in Washington, DC to the late William and Edna Dial Tillman Doron. Bill enlisted in the United States Army in 1941 and served 4 years in the Army Air Corps during World War II. After being discharged he attended Washington University in St Louis and Bowling Green...
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Charles Hamm

September 8, 1935 - April 11, 2015

Charles W. Hamm, 79, died April 11, 2015. Charlie was born September 8, 1935 in Pomeroy, OH. He graduated from the National Autonomous University of Mexico. He served his internship and residency at Riley Hospital for Children. Charlie was a pediatrician in Indianapolis for 23 years, retiring in 1999. He is survived by his wife, Nedra; daughters, Stefanie Hoffman and Rebecca Harden; step...
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Karen Weigand Eakins

May 1, 1940 - April 2, 2015

Karen Weigand Eakins, 74, passed away peacefully on April 2 at her home in Carmel, surrounded by her beloved family. She will long be remembered for her sunny disposition, ready smile, infectious laugh and friendly manner. She was loyal and caring to her many friends to whom she faithfully sent birthday cards or just a little note to say hello. She was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority...
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Barbara Jean Otey

April 20, 1930 - April 2, 2015

Barbara Jean Otey, age 84, passed away quietly in her sleep on April 2, 2015, at Community North Hospital, Indianapolis. Visitation will be 12 noon to 2:00 PM Saturday, April 4, at Flanner and Buchanan – Carmel, 325 East Carmel Drive, Carmel, Indiana, 46032, followed by a brief memorial service. In keeping with her love of photographs, friends and family are invited to bring and share special...
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Wayne R. Thomas

March 31, 2015

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Christine S. Clark

October 4, 1931 - March 31, 2015

Christine S. Clark 83, passed away March 31, 2015. She was born Oct. 4 1931, in Owensboro, Ky., one of seven daughters of Myrtle (Waltrip) Shelton and Robert E. Shelton. She married her Owensboro Senior High School sweetheart, Joseph R. Clark, on Dec. 2, 1950. She soon began to mold her family, one of the first steps being to put her husband through University, a task she completed in 1956....
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David E. Jahn

August 11, 1937 - March 31, 2015

David Eric Jahn, 77, Noblesville, passed away March 31, 2015. He was born August 11, 1937, in Chicago, IL, the son of the late Eric and Gertrude (Eich) Jahn. He married Jane Catherine (McMahon) Jahn on August 27, 1960. David received his Bachelor's degree in 1960 in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois. He was a member of Sigma Nu fraternity and the American Legion Post 155. ...
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Winstan R. "Bud" Sellick

August 14, 1921 - March 30, 2015

Bud Sellick typified all that was best in the Greatest Generation. American by birth and Marine by choice, Sellick, 93, served the cause of freedom during World War II on Okinawa and in Korea less than a decade later. Like many in his generation, he believed passionately in the concepts of duty, honor, country. He and his college sweetheart enjoyed a marriage of 69-1/2 years. He gave back to his...
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William F. Meimberg

March 24, 1935 - March 29, 2015

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Howard Wilcox

April 17, 1944 - March 29, 2015

Howard S. Wilcox, Jr., 70 of Noblesville, passed away March 29, 2015. He was a 1966 graduate of Indiana University, received his Master's in 1967 and graduated Indiana University School of Law in 1971. Howdy spent over 40 years serving small businesses in central Indiana; owner of a small manufacturing firm and principal consultant in a national consulting firm. Howdy is survived by his...
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Herman R Wheeler

January 3, 1930 - March 28, 2015

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Russel Hannah

March 28, 1921 - March 28, 2015

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Thomas Shea

March 26, 2015

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Lorraine Ann Gargac

September 14, 1947 - March 26, 2015

Lorraine Ann Bromer Gargac, 67, Carmel, passed away March 26, 2015. She was born September 14, 1947, in Toledo, OH, the daughter of Leonard and Delores (Borkowski) Bromer. She married Ernie Gargac on September 11, 1970. She was a 1965 graduate of Central Catholic High School and attended the University of Toledo. Lorraine was a member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church. She is...
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Robert A. Widders

September 23, 1933 - March 26, 2015

Robert A. Widders, 81, Kokomo, formerly of Carmel, passed away March 26, 2015. He was born September 23, 1933, in Windsor, Ontario, the son of the late Robert F. and Violet (Bartlett) Widders. He married Ivy Jean (Russell) Widders who preceded him in passing on January 15, 2010, after 53 years of marriage. Bob enjoyed woodworking, world wide traveling, golfing, Indy car and NASCAR racing. ...
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Judith A. Malz

April 6, 1937 - March 25, 2015

Judith A. Malz, 77, of Carmel, Indiana, passed away on Wednesday, March 25, 2015. Judith was born in Chicago, Illinois, on April 6, 1937, to the late Edward and Frances Drake. She was a banker working at various Chicago area banks as an assistant vice president specializing in the development, coordination, and implementation of various programs geared toward senior citizens. Judy retired from...
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Gerald Wendorf

October 17, 1924 - March 24, 2015

Gerald L. Wendorf, 90 of Carmel, died peacefully on Tuesday, March 24, 2015. Jerry was born in Wilton, WI to the late Eva and Vernon Wendorf on October 17, 1924. He was a 1943 graduate of Green Bay West High School. Jerry served in the US Navy, serving in WWII and was discharged in 1946. He joined the Navy Reserves and was recalled in 1950 for the Korean War, where he served on a destroyer...
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William Homrighausen

January 13, 1926 - March 21, 2015

William J. Homrighausen passed away on Saturday, March 21 at HCR Manor Care at Summer Trace in Carmel. Bill was born in East St. Louis, Illinois on January 13, 1926 to Henry B. and Mary Veronica (Gilligan) Homrighausen. He was preceded in death in July 2014 by his wife of 63 years, Joan; by his father in 1941 and by his mother in 1977. Bill spent his childhood in East St. Louis and...
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Roy A. Holcomb

September 17, 1959 - March 20, 2015

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John R. Wondra

March 20, 2015

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Paul M. McLear

August 24, 1931 - March 19, 2015

Paul M. McLear, 83, Carmel, passed away March 19. 2015. He was born August 24, 1931, in Indianapolis, the son of the late Carl A. and Ruth (Mogab) McLear. He married Barbara (Porter) McLear on August 29, 1953 at Christ Church Cathedral. Paul graduated from Shortridge High School in 1949. He earned a BSME from General Motors Institute in 1953 and a MSME from Purdue University in 1960. ...
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Lawrence Graham

April 21, 1922 - March 13, 2015

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Charles Lee Whorwell

April 9, 1937 - March 12, 2015

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Jane C. McAtee

April 29, 1934 - March 11, 2015

Jane C. McAtee, 80, Carmel, passed away March 11, 2015. She was born April 29, 1934, in Indianapolis, the daughter of George and Catherine (Quirk) Manuel. She married Ronald P. McAtee on February 19, 1955. She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Ronald McAtee; son, Kevin (Bonnie) McAtee; and grandson, Aaron McAtee. Services will be 6:00 p.m. Monday, March 16, 2015, at Flanner and...
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Jeanne Doron

August 24, 1929 - March 9, 2015

Jeanne M. Doron, 85 of Indianapolis, formerly of Carmel, passed away Tuesday, March 10, 2015. Jeanne was born August 24, 1929 in Ozone Park, NY to the late Henry and Elsie Lods. She is proceeded in death by her brother, George and sisters, Blanche and Dorothy. She retired in 1991 as Vice President of Asset Management for LaSalle Partners in Chicago after 15 years. Jeanne was a member of...
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Jane P. Beering

January 5, 1934 - March 9, 2015

Jane Pickering Beering, first lady of Purdue University for 17 years, died March 9, 2015, Carmel, Indiana. She was 81. Mrs. Beering, wife of Purdue President Emeritus Steven C. Beering, was known as his active partner in friend-raising for Purdue during his term as president from 1983-2000. "No one was ever more devoted to this institution than Jane Beering," said Purdue President Mitch...
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Peggy L. Stephens

February 17, 1924 - March 9, 2015

Peggy L. Stephens, 91, Carmel, passed away March 9, 2015. She was born February 17, 1924, Indianapolis, the daughter of the late Estill Everett and Minnie Myra Karsner. She married Maurice Stephens in 1967, who preceded her in passing. She later married Bert Bailey in 1992, who also preceded her in passing. Peggy was an excellent cook and talented artist, who loved to paint. Her greatest...
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Ian Lin Buschmann

July 7, 1989 - March 8, 2015

Ian Lin Buschmann, 25, passed away Sunday night, March 8, 2015. Ian was born July 7, 1989 in Bloomington, Indiana. He was a 2008 graduate of Lawrence Central High School and a 2012 graduate of Purdue University. Ian is survived by his mother, Anna Lin Buschmann, and his stepfather, Jeffrey Hintermeister; he is also survived by his paternal grandparents, C.S. Buschmann and Mary Lee Buschmann...
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Roberta Ruth Gollner

March 1, 1930 - March 8, 2015

Roberta Ruth Gollner, 85 of Indianapolis, passed away Sunday, March 8, 2015 at her home. Ruth was born March 1, 1930 in Grant County, IN to the late Roland and Blanche Riley. She worked for the American Legion national Headquarters for 20 years, retiring in 1995. Ruth was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary of Post 317 in Greentown. Funeral services will be at 1:00 pm on Friday, March...
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Lainie Paul

February 22, 1971 - March 6, 2015

Lainie K. Paul, 44 of Carmel, passed away Friday, March 6, 2015. Lainie was born February 22, 1971 In Jonesville, Michigan. She was a graduate of Indiana University/Purdue University-Ft. Wayne, where she was a member of the baseball and volleyball teams all four years. Lainie owned and founded the Brockway Public House in Carmel and Danny Boy Beer Works in the Village of West Clay. She was...
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Glen E. Jensen

November 5, 1923 - March 6, 2015

Glen Earl Jensen, 91, a long-time resident of Carmel, died March 6, 2015. He was born in Crystal Lake, Iowa, to Nelia and Elmer Jensen, on November 5, 1923. Mr. Jensen was a Navy veteran of World War II. As a carrier-based fighter pilot, he earned the Distinguished Flying Cross and three Air Medals for actions in the Philippine Islands, Iwo Jima, and Okinawa. He was a 1950 graduate of...
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Christopher R. Tobin

June 5, 1955 - March 2, 2015

Christopher R. Tobin, 59, Carmel, passed away March 2, 2015. He was born June 5, 1955, in Rochester, NY, the son of the late James R. and Nancy (Robb) Tobin. He married Susan (Scott) Tobin on July 15, 1978. Chris was one of the co-founders of PrimePay, Inc. and retired from active employment in June 2014. Prior to PrimePay, Chris spent many years working as an employee and manager for Paychex...
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Holly Renee Mantsch

February 4, 1988 - February 28, 2015

Holly Renee Mantsch 27, Indianapolis, passed away unexpectedly and peacefully in her sleep on February 28, 2015. Holly was born in Bloomington, IN on February 4, 1988 to parents, Edward J. and Tamara "Tami" (Burgess) Mantsch. Holly was such a delight to all who knew and loved her. She had a beautiful and pure spirit and her laugh was infectious. She enjoyed swimming, vacations with...
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Betty Jane Hardesty

May 25, 1932 - February 24, 2015

Betty Jane Hardesty, 82, Carmel, formerly of Ft. Myers, FL, passed away February 24, 2015. She was born May 25, 1932, in Indianapolis, the daughter of the late Olive (Leonard) Amari. Betty was a 1950 graduate of Broad Ripple High School. She retired from the Marion County Extension Office. She was a former Camp Fire Girl Leader; and she enjoyed sewing, cooking, playing table games, having...
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Ellen Louise Froeschner

February 23, 1944 - February 14, 2015

Ellen Louise Froeschner, 70, of Carmel, passed away February 14, 2015. She was born February 23, 1944 in St. Louis, MO, the daughter of the late Richard and Elsie (Herbold) Froeschner. Ellen held a Master's Degree in Early Childhood Education from Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa. She also served the US Army as a civilian computer programmer at the Pentagon in Washington DC and in...
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Alan S. Ellis

February 15, 1944 - February 12, 2015

Alan S. Ellis, 70 of McCordsville, passed away Thursday, February 12, 2015 in Ft Myers, FL. Alan was born February 15, 1944 In Philadelphia, PA to the late Myron and Freeda Ellis. He was a graduate of Wayne State University and served in the US Army. Alan is survived by his wife, Barbara; children, David S. (wife, Elaine) Ellis, Michael S. Ellis and Jessica L. Ellis-Calvert;...
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George R. White

January 1, 1923 - February 12, 2015

George R. White, 92 of Indianapolis, passed away on Thursday, February 12, 2015. He was a resident of Carmel for more than 30 years before moving to Robin Run, where he has been an active community resident the past 10 years. George was born January 1, 1923 in to the late George T. and Myrtle Reynolds White family in Chatham, VA. George was the first Eagle Scout from Chatham, VA. He was a 1942...
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Sharon Gdowski

January 11, 1947 - February 10, 2015

Sharon Marie Gdowski, 68 of Carmel, IN, passed away on Tuesday, February 10, 2015. Sharon was born January 11, 1947 in Ewing, NJ to the late William and Marilyn Johnson. Sharon has been a resident of Carmel since 1972 and was President of the Gdowski Real Estate Company. She was a member of the St. Vincent Hospital Guild and Mohawk Hills Ladies Golf Club. Private services are planned. ...
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John Dietz

November 19, 1944 - February 4, 2015

John R. Dietz, 70 of Nineveh passed away Wednesday, February 4, 2015. He was born November 19, 1944 in Indianapolis to John Chisholm and Josinah Anderson. He graduated from Broad Ripple High School and attended IUPUI. John was an Air Force Veteran and served as an aircraft mechanic. John was the founder and co-owner of Jacob-Dietz, Inc. A memorial gathering will be on Tuesday, February...
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Henry V. Oakwood

February 16, 1921 - January 26, 2015

Henry V. "Hank" Oakwood, Jr., 93 of Carmel, passed away Monday, January 26, 2015. Hank was born in Watseka, IL to the late Henry Sr., and Blanche Oakwood. He was a graduate of Illinois Wesleyan University and served in the US Navy during WWII. Hank was the sales manager for Graybar Electric Co., Inc. for 29 years. He then served 9 years as the executive director of the Electric League of...
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Gregor W. King

May 28, 1926 - January 25, 2015

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Kathy Krebs

September 2, 1951 - January 24, 2015

Kathy Krebs, age 63 of Carmel, Indiana, formerly Valparaiso passed away on January 24, 2015, after a courageous 4 year battle with ovarian cancer. Throughout her illness, she inspired countless people by choosing gratitude each day despite her many obstacles. She was a deeply devoted Wife, Mother, Grandmother and Friend who will be missed tremendously. She found pleasure in the simplest of...
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Donola "Donnie" Orr

September 4, 1935 - January 24, 2015

Donola "Donnie" B. Orr, 79, Carmel, passed away January 24, 2015. She was born September 4, 1935, in Vallonia, IN, the daughter of the late James M. and Juanita M. (Wiggins) Burcham. She married Dr. William "Bill" H. Orr, who preceded her in passing on October 19, 2014, after 30 years of marriage. Donnie was a graduate of Arsenal Technical High School, and was an active member of the Alumni...
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