Flanner and Buchanan Funeral Center Speedway

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

Edward Albert Peart

July 25, 1935 - October 28, 2014

Edward Albert Peart, 79, passed away October 28, 2014 in Avon. He was born July 25, 1935 in St. Louis, MO son to the late Edna (Horath) and Edward Joseph Peart. Edward had worked over 20 years with AT&T. He served honorably in the United States Air Force. Edward enjoyed collecting, watches, coins, and many other flee market items. Edward also enjoyed music and in younger years played the...
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Skylar Leanne Reed

October 23, 2014 - October 23, 2014

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Katherine Lucille Stearman

February 1, 1921 - October 22, 2014

Katherine Lucille Stearman, 93, of Indianapolis, passed away on Wednesday, October 22, 2014. She was born on February 1, 1921 in Pike County, IN to Claude and Monta (Stone) Amos. Katherine was a member of Liberty Baptist Church and the Daughters of the American Revolution. She also enjoyed being outside and tracing her family genealogy. Katherine is survived by her children, Linda Kellems,...
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Canapathipillai Mahenthiran

January 9, 1923 - October 22, 2014

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Larry Joe Duncan

April 3, 1942 - October 22, 2014

Larry Joe Duncan, 72 of Brownsburg, passed away on Wednesday, October 22, 2014. He was born on April 3, 1942 in Coal City, IN to Walter Jospeh and Helen Elnora (Wells) Duncan. Larry was a member of the Plainfield Masonic Lodge. He retired from Allison in 1991 after 30 years of service. He is survived by his wife of 27 years, Nancy Duncan; children, Annette (Tim) Vance, Teresa (Amanda) Duncan,...
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Joe T. Brar

July 11, 1973 - October 17, 2014

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Thurman Wayne Mayes

November 15, 1941 - October 16, 2014

THURMAN "WAYNE" MAYES Thurman "Wayne" Mayes of Indianapolis passed away on Wed, Oct 15, 2014 at age 72. Wayne was born on Nov 15, 1941 in Evansville, IN to the late Doris (Arhelger) and Thurman Mayes. In addition to his wife, Vicki J. (Schmidt) Mayes, he is survived by his sons, Erik and Kyle, his daughter, Lorayna Sanders (son-in-law Todd Sanders) and 5 grandchildren: Jake, Jason, Tori, Livi,...
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Yogendra Patel

October 5, 1932 - October 15, 2014

Yogendra M. Patel, 82, of Brownsburg, passed away on Wednesday, October 15, 2014. He was born on October 5, 1932 in Baroda, India to Manibhai and Dahiba Patel. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Kusum Patel; son, Kartik Patel; daughters, Alka Mahesh Patel, and Nina Patel; and 9 grandchildren. Yogendra is also survived by brothers, Hirubhai and Mukund Patel. He was preceded in death by...
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William R. Fox, Jr.

January 16, 1929 - October 14, 2014

William Raymond (Bill) Fox, Jr. 85, Speedway, passed away Tuesday 10/14 surrounded by loving family members. Visitation will be 4-8:00 pm on Friday 10/17 at Flanner & Buchanan – Speedway 2950 North High School Rd, Speedway, IN 46224; with funeral services on Saturday 10/18 at 11:00 am with visitation from 10-11am. Burial will follow at Crown Hill Cemetery. Bill is survived by his loving...
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Venus Pappas

June 7, 1927 - October 12, 2014

Venus (Venetia) Callas Pappas died on Sunday October 12, 2014 at Zionsville Meadows after a long battle with Alzheimer's. She was 87 years old. She was preceded in death by her parents, Gus and Andronike Callas, brother Peter Callas, and husband Nick G. Pappas. She is survived by her four children, Karen (Larry) White, George (Delora) Pappas, and Connie and Greg Pappas. She leaves behind 6...
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Nona Imogene Shaffer

December 6, 1937 - October 11, 2014

Funeral services will be conducted privately. Memorial contributions may be made the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society: http://www.lls.org/
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Frank Dubiel

December 23, 1929 - October 10, 2014

Frank was born on December 23, 1929 in Manchester, CT to John and Mary (Pachak) Dubiel. Frank served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was retired from UPS after 20 years of service. He is survived by his children, Frank (Esther) Dubiel of Indianapolis, IN, Walter Dubiel of West Palm Beach, FL, and Linda Dubiel of Franklin, NC. Frank is also survived by 5 grandchildren and 1 great...
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Nancy Joan Strange

February 21, 1930 - October 10, 2014

Nancy Joan (Hedge) Strange, 84, went to be with the Lord on Friday, October 10, 2014, following a long illness. She passed away just eleven days after her beloved husband of 67 years, Kelly Strange. Nancy was devoted to her family. She was a loving mother to Stephen (Judy), David (Cindi) and Bradley (Angie) Strange, a precious grandmother to Matthew (Susan), Andrew (Laura), Ryan, Aaron (Alison),...
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John Phillip Klesmith

October 12, 1947 - September 24, 2014

John Phillip Klesmith 66 of Indianapolis died September 24, 2014. John was born on October 12, 1947 in Stevens Point, WI to Felix Phillip and Anne Marie (Meier) Klesmith. John graduated from Pacelli High School in 1965 and the University of Wisconsin in 1969. John began his professional career working for the U.S. Railroad Retirement Board then Klesmith Stone Company, AAA Motor Company and...
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Paul Fredrick Scherer, Jr.

June 10, 1937 - September 24, 2014

Paul Fredrick Scherer, Jr., 77, of Indianapolis, passed away on Wednesday, September 24, 2014. He was born on June 10, 1937 in Jennings County, IN to Paul F. Scherer, Sr. and Martha Belle (Cady) Scherer. Paul was a 1955 graduate of North Vernon High School and served in the U.S. Navy. He worked as an Electrician for Allison Transmission for 38 years, retiring in 2000. Paul was an avid...
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Viola LaVoune Bloxsom

November 17, 1927 - September 21, 2014

Viola LaVoune Bloxsom, 86, of Indianapolis, passed away on Sunday, September 21, 2014. She was born on November 17, 1927 in Indianapolis to the late Melvin and Lillian (Matlock) McKinney. Following her father's untimely death when she was 3, Viola was raised by her mother, Lillian, and step-father, Marion Plake. She married Harry P. Bloxsom on September 12, 1945; they celebrated 49 years of...
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Gerald "Jerry" K. Korn

July 27, 1929 - September 17, 2014

Gerald "Jerry" K. Korn 85 of Indianapolis passed away on September 17, 2014. He was born on July 27, 1929 in Indianapolis to Orville Reed Korn and Cleora Nellie(Randal) Korn. Jerry graduated from Tech High School and served our country in the United States Army. He was a typewriter repair man and worked for Rex Machines in Indianapolis. Jerry married Betty Jane Hoagland on October 06, 1956...
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Delton Zelfer Rush

October 3, 1931 - September 16, 2014

Delton Zelfer Rush, 'Delt', passed away Tuesday, September 16, 2014 in Indianapolis, IN. He was from Bryant, AL. He served as Sargent in the Korean War from 1952-1954, and then in the Army Reserves. Delton was a skilled welder, and when he retired from Stuart Warner, he worked for many years for his friend Jim Hynes, at Hetzco. He traveled all over the world, welding and teaching the craft to...
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Wayne W. Markert

May 22, 1931 - September 5, 2014

Wayne Walter Markert, 83, of Indianapolis died September 5, 2014. Mr Markert was born May 22, 1931. He married Cheryn Minor on September 1, 1956. She survives. Also surviving are daughter, Alison (Jeff) Case, three granddaughters, Eryn (Dave) Bassett, Abby (Colin) Campbell, and Clair (Steve) DeMint, and 2 great-grandsons, Rivers and Archer. Services will be Monday at Avon Christian Church at 11...
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Georgia N. Clunie

May 14, 1931 - September 4, 2014

Georgia N. Clunie passed peacefully on September 4th with her daughter at her side holding her hand. Georgia was born in Tripoli Greece to Nikolas Tsilimigra and Garifalia Gavrilos on May 14, 1931. She came to the United States on January 10, 1951 where she first lived in Pennsylvania with family. She then moved to Indianapolis in 1953 where she met and married Russell Clunie and had 3...
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Lodeema "Dee" Marie Johnson

August 7, 1963 - September 3, 2014

Lodeema "Dee" Marie (Flinders) Johnson 51 of Greenwood passed away September 03, 2014. Dee is survived by her companion Jack Emmons and her son Ryan Johnson, mother Carolyn Ann (Sigler) Schluep and father Robert Louis (Margie) Flinders and her siblings Renee, Charles and Bobbie Flinders. A Memorial Service is scheduled for Tuesday September 09, 2014 at Flanner and Buchanan-Speedway at 2 pm with...
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Sylvia D. "Donnie" Parks

August 27, 1922 - September 3, 2014

Sylvia Donnabell Parks (lovingly referred to as Aunt Donnie) entered eternal life on Wednesday, at home, surrounded by loved ones and room full of flowers at the age of 92. She is preceded in death, by her brothers Russell and Larry Penrod, her sisters Eloise Fisher, Mary (Maxine) Davis, and Carolyn Farmer. Her vibrant spirit is carried on by her brother Jack, 4 Nephews, 15 Nieces, 11 Great...
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Rex Daryl Adkins

September 26, 1934 - September 1, 2014

Rex Daryl Adkins 79, of Indianapolis, passed away peacefully on Monday, September 1, 2014 surrounded by his family. He was born at home on September 26, 1934 in Morehead, Kentucky. Rex is survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Patricia Ann Adkins. He was a graduate of Arsenal Tech High School and served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Rex retired from Indianapolis Power &...
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Joseph N. Petner

August 28, 2014

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Howard D. Haley

December 31, 1923 - August 23, 2014

Howard D. Haley, 90, of Speedway, passed away on Saturday, August 23, 2014. He was born on December 31, 1923 in Goodlettsville, TN to Albert D. and Mary Ola (Lee) Haley. Howard was a World War II veteran as a member of the Coast Guard. He retired after 37 years of service from Indiana Bell. He was a member of the Telephone Pioneers. He was preceded in death by his wife, Glenda J. Haley. ...
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Juanita Hall

September 19, 1929 - August 20, 2014

Peacefully passed in the presence of her loving family on August 20, 2014. Juanita was born September 19, 1929 in Baker, MT. to the late Karl and Paulena Bertsch. She married Earl F. Hall on June 8th, 1947. Juanita was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother; she was loved by all who knew her. Juanita was preceded in death by her loving husband Earl of 38 years, her great-grandson Chandler...
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Gregory Steven Seashore

May 19, 1963 - August 16, 2014

Gregory S. Seashore, 51, passed away unexpectedly at home on August 16, 2014. He was an avid sports fan who especially enjoyed NASCAR, Colts football, and Pacers basketball. Greg was a kind-hearted and loving person. He had a rich life with a wonderful loving family and good friends. He graduated from Ben Davis High School in 1981. He served in the Navy for several years right after high...
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Thomas Grabowski

April 23, 1944 - August 15, 2014

Thomas Grabowski, 70, of Avon, IN passed away August 15, 2014. Born in Chicago to the late Henry and Margaret Grabowski. He worked for Castle Metals out of Chicago for 35 years. Thomas is survived by his loving wife of 47 years Tina Grabowski; Children; Thomas (Missy) Grabowski, Paul (Jennifer) Grabowski, Tracy (Adam) Gercak, Michael (Melissa) Grabowski, Christine (Luke) Garver; and 10...
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Hemachandra Venkatesh

August 31, 1959 - August 15, 2014

Dr. Hemachandra Venkatesh, 54, of Indianapolis, passed away on August 15, 2014. He is survived by his loving wife Hemalatha Hemachandra, daughter Neha, son Kailash & daughter-in-law Shruthi, daughter Swathi & son-in-law Siddharth. He was an Oncologist/Hematologist at the Community Health Network, and was loved and respected by the community. He was the embodiment of selflessness, always putting...
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Robert Leroy Egler

April 21, 1927 - August 8, 2014

Robert L. "Bob" Egler 87, of Indianapolis, passed away on August 8, 2014. He was born on April 21, 1927 in Howard County, Indiana to Alice and Oren Egler. Bob, a long-time employee of General Motors, was a talented and prolific woodcarver whose many subjects included the native birds he loved. Happiest working outside on landscaping projects or metal detecting he also enjoyed travel with his...
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Eugene "Gene" Farris Yonts

April 3, 1960 - August 4, 2014

Eugene "Gene" F. Yonts 54 of Indianapolis died on August 04, 2014. Gene was an account manager for Holt Construction Company in Indianapolis. Calling is scheduled for Friday August 08, 2014 at Flanner and Buchanan-Speedway from 4 to 8 pm with an hour of additional calling on Saturday August 09, 2014 from 10 am to 11am followed by the funeral service at 11am. Burial will be in West Ridge Park...
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John H Dunn

October 15, 1923 - August 2, 2014

John H. Dunn, 90, a long-time resident of Speedway, IN peacefully passed to the Lord Saturday, August 2, 2014.. His beloved wife of 63 years, Billie Dawn (Montgomery) Dunn was at his side. John was born, October 15, 1923 in Crawfordsville, IN as the only child to Lawrence Heber Dunn and Florence Madeline (Layne) Dunn. A good athlete, John played basketball and baseball for Crawfordsville...
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Mary Ellen Hilton

January 19, 1925 - July 29, 2014

Mary Ellen Hilton, 89, of Indianapolis, peacefully passed away at 3:24 am, Tuesday July 29th , at Brown County Health and Living, with her sons by her side. She was born January 19th, 1925, the only child to Helen and Louis Schneider, winner of the 1931 Indianapolis 500. She was preceded in death by her husband Robert M. Hilton, daughter JoAnne Fultz, grandson Donald Fultz, and son Danny Hilton. ...
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Young Hong

August 14, 1932 - July 28, 2014

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Mary Theresa Rease

August 21, 1939 - July 27, 2014

Mary Theresa Rease, 74, of Indianapolis, passed away on Sunday, July 27, 2014. She was born on August 21, 1939 in Queens, NY to James John and Catherine (Mannion) O'Donnell. Mary was a 1957 graduate of St. Michael's High School in East New York. She met the love of her life, William Rease, and they were married on May 4, 1968. Mary and Bill enjoyed a special trip to Hawaii to celebrate their...
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Carol Bodrie

December 13, 1939 - July 26, 2014

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Portia Peel

July 9, 1918 - July 20, 2014

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Ralph Gordon Bee

June 13, 1928 - July 18, 2014

Ralph Gordon "Bud" Bee, 86, of Indianapolis a First Responder, Fire Fighter, Police Officer, Navy Veteran, passed away July 18, 2014 at 10:00 pm. He served his community in many capacities, but his love was the Fire Department and First Responder. Ralph was born on June 13, 1928 in Gully Mills West VA to Bernard and Anna (Bowers) Bee. Ralph graduated from George Washington High School and...
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Wilma Dean Allen

June 4, 1932 - July 18, 2014

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Lawrence Frederick Harley

July 16, 1925 - July 10, 2014

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HARLAN EUGENE FLEETWOOD

October 25, 1932 - July 6, 2014

Harlan E. Fleetwood 81 of Indianapolis passed away July 06, 2014. Harlan was born on October 25, 1932 in Johnson CO, Indiana to Ezra and Delta (Sullivan) Fleetwood. Harlan graduated from Whiteland High School and was a veteran of the United States Air Force. He was a member of the Avon Community Church of God. Harlan worked for Western Electric and then for AT & T where he was a cable...
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Richard Haywood Howard

March 24, 1921 - July 2, 2014

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Evelyn Allgor

November 3, 1921 - June 30, 2014

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Mary Beth Halcomb

January 24, 1960 - June 30, 2014

Mary Beth (Richardson) Halcomb, known as "Mary B" to her family and friends, died from ovarian cancer at home in Avon, Ind. on June 30, 2014. Mary was 54 years old. Born to Donald R. and Clara J. (Gibbs) Richardson on January 24, 1960, in Brownsburg, Ind., Mary was one of 12 children. Mary is mother to James Masten, Minneapolis, and was married to Charles Anthony "Tony" Halcomb on Sept. 29th,...
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Thomas Williams

April 13, 1949 - June 30, 2014

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Andrew P. Crowley, Sr

January 21, 1944 - June 26, 2014

Rev. Dr. Andrew P. Crowley, Sr. 70 of Indianapolis, Indiana January 21, 1944 – June 6, 2014, pastored Speedway Christian Church 1974-2006 and was Field Educator at Christian Theological Seminary. Andy leaves a legacy of love with so many including wife Belinda Herring Crowley, children Drew, Jenni, (Rusty), grandchildren, nieces, nephews and godchildren. Memorial services: August 9, 2014 at...
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Ned L. Garrett

November 13, 1931 - June 25, 2014

Ned L. Garrett Sr. 82 of Indianapolis, was taken home by The Lord on June 25, 2014. Ned was born November 13, 1931 Celina, TN. Ned is survived by his beloved wife Callie Stone Garrett, son's Ned Jr. , Joe, Anthony, and Gregory Garrett. daughters, Carole Jenkins, Octavia Middleton, and Adrain Brewer. He was preceded in death by his children Haywood and Darlene Garrett. Visitation will be Thursday...
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Mildred Frances Hudson

April 27, 1928 - June 23, 2014

Mildred Frances (Brock) Hudson 86 of Brownsburg formerly Indianapolis died on June 23, 2014. Mildred was born on April 27, 1928 in Delmar, Kentucky to George Washington Brock and Cora Esther (Muse) Brock. Mildred was the greatest wife and mother besides being the best prayer warrior anyone could ever be. Mildred is preceded in death by her loving husband Roy Hudson in May of 1988 and her...
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Adrian Nathaniel Leveille

February 24, 1992 - June 20, 2014

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James William Bridges

May 14, 1942 - June 20, 2014

James William Bridges, 72, of Avon, passed away on Friday, June 20, 2014. He was born on May 14, 1942 in New York, NY to William L. Bridges, Jr. and Marian (Beckers) Bridges. Jim graduated from North Central High School in 1960 and attended Purdue University to study Engineering. He worked as a Project Coordinator for Beam, Longest & Neff, LLC in Indianapolis for 36 years, retiring in 2004. ...
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Mero Stephanoff

June 15, 1922 - June 18, 2014

Mero Stephanoff, 92, died June 18, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. A long-time resident of the Indianapolis area, Mero was born in Clermont, Indiana in 1922. After graduating from George Washington High School, Mero joined the U.S. Army and served in World War II. In 1946 he married Betty, his wife of 67years. Mero worked for over three decades in the insurance profession earning the title of...
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Robert Harold Hoover

October 17, 1927 - June 16, 2014

Robert Harold Hoover, 86, of Indianapolis, passed away on Monday, June 16, 2014. He was born on October 17, 1927 in Indianapolis to Virginia Powell. Bob attended Ben Davis High School before joining the U.S. Navy. He was stationed in Guam during WWII and was discharged in 1946, achieving the rank of Seaman Second Class. Following his discharge from the Navy, Bob went to work at Rodefeld Co....
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Amar Kaur

June 10, 1926 - June 14, 2014

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Meredith Williams

June 24, 1930 - June 9, 2014

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Joan Guido

January 30, 1929 - June 8, 2014

Joan is survived by her husband, Tony Guido of Hattiesburg; two sons, Michael Guido of Hattiesburg and Marc Guido of Franklin, IN; one daughter, Parmina Guido Moore of Avon, IN; three sisters, Rita Walters of Greenville, OH, Jean Kimmel and Kathy Baker both of Covington, OH; two brothers, Kenneth and Tom Kimmel both of Covington, OH; three grandchildren, Rachel Guido, Hailey Moore, and Brooklyn...
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Roger Dale Dowd

April 17, 1951 - June 6, 2014

Rev. Roger Dale Dowd, 63, of Brownsburg, passed away on Friday, June 6, 2014. He was born on April 17, 1951 in Berkeley, CA to James Ralph and Betty Berniece (Todd) Dowd. Roger grew up in Iowa and graduated from Ottumwa High School in 1969. He graduated from Indian Hills Community College in 1971 and attended Southern Bible College in Houston, TX from 1971-1973. Roger worked as a Systems...
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George Leckas

May 31, 2014

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Marjorie Morey

February 20, 1925 - May 29, 2014

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James Schorling Rieke

May 27, 2014

James Schorling Rieke 66 of Lafayette, IN formerly of Indianapolis died Tuesday May 27, 2014. Jim was born in Indianapolis on April 24, 1948 to Robert Warren and Freda Mae (Williams) Rieke. Jim graduated from Northwest High School class of 1966 and proudly served our country in the United States Army during Vietnam. Jim was preceded in death by his father Robert Warren Rieke. Calling is...
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Emogene Hart

February 28, 1925 - May 27, 2014

Emogene Hart, 89, of Bedford, passed away on Tuesday, May 27, 2014. She was born on February 28, 1925 in Bedford, IN to Joseph Allen and Blanche Violet (Isom) Hart. Genie attended Bedford High School and graduated in 1942. She worked at Crane and for the FAA as an executive secretary for many years. Her work took her to Indianapolis, Chicago and Anchorage, Alaska before retiring and returning...
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Bessie Rose Lambert

December 4, 1928 - May 21, 2014

Bessie Rose Lambert, 85, of Mooresville, passed away on Wednesday, May 21, 2014. She was born on December 4, 1928 as one of 13 children to Henry and Amelia (Granneman) Goger. Bessie is survived by her children, Jeanette Bryant, Amelia Compton, Deborah Biesler, Mary Lyons, Joseph Lambert; 18 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren. Bessie is also survived by her...
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John R. Szabo

August 30, 1948 - May 19, 2014

John R. Szabo, 65 of Indianapolis, passed away on Monday, May 19, 2014. He was born to John and Barbara Szabo on August 30, 1948. John immigrated to the United States in 1952 and obtained citizenship. He was a graduate of St. Joseph High School in South Bend and Purdue University of West Lafayette. John worked as a Civil Engineer for the Indiana Department of Transportation for 22 years,...
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Richard Eugene Green

April 1, 1939 - May 17, 2014

Richard Eugene Green, 75, of Speedway, passed away on Saturday, May 17, 2014. He was born on April 1, 1939 in Newton, IL to William and Mary (Heck) Green. Richard graduated from Casey High School in 1957 and served in the U.S. Navy from 1957-1959. He began working for Marathon Oil in 1967 and retired after 32 years of service. Richard was a member of the High School Road Church of Christ and...
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Kathryn "Kathy" Kay Allison

June 4, 1953 - May 16, 2014

Kathryn Kay "Kathy" (Crosswhite) Allison 60 of Indianapolis died May 16, 2014. Kathy was born on June 04, 1953 in Rapid City, South Dakota to Leslie Harry and Alberta Rosella (Wilburn) Crosswhite. Kathy was an administrative assistant for Wayne Township School Corporation for 18 years and she was a member of Chapel Hill United Methodist Church. Kathy was preceded in death by her father Leslie...
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Patricia "Pat" Joan Heilman

April 28, 1935 - May 16, 2014

Patricia Joan "Pat" (Sparrow) Heilman 79 of Indianapolis died on May 16, 2014. Pat was born on April 28, 1935 in Evansville, IN to Kermith Hicks and Ruth Louise (Lange) Sparrow. Pat graduated from I.U. Bloomington in 1961 with her degree in English Literature and following that she became a Children's Librarian in Indianapolis. She retired from the Eagle Branch Library at 34th and Georgetown...
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Bobbie Jean Persinger

February 9, 1937 - May 13, 2014

Bobbie J. Persinger 77, of Indianapolis, passed away May 13, 2014. Bob was born February 9, 1937 in Indianapolis to the late Forrest Persinger and Hazel Persinger-Hograve. Bob is survived by his wife Nancy Lyons, a son Timothy Persinger (Barb), of Lehigh Acres, Florida, a stepson Ty Lyons (Kit) of W. Lafayette, a stepdaughter Kim Lyons-Darding (Gerry) of Lebanon, and a step-granddaughter...
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Andrea Hamilton

April 15, 1943 - May 12, 2014

Andrea Kay Bolyard McConahay Hamilton age 71, of Plainfield passed away on May 12, 2014 at home surrounded by her daughters and many other family members. She battled cancer for over 30 years and remains an inspiration for all who knew her. She was born on April 15, 1943 in Noble County, IN and was a graduate of Lafayette (IN) Jefferson High School. While raising and caring for her family, she...
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Hansford Patrick Osborne

October 27, 1935 - May 11, 2014

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RUSSELL ALLEN PHILLIPS

September 16, 1951 - May 10, 2014

Russell Allen Phillips 62 of Lebanon, IN died Saturday May 10, 2014. Russell was born in Douglas, AZ to Harold Russell and Helen (McSherry) Phillips. Russell was a member of Kingsway Christian Church where his church and God was the love of his life. He also an Elder and former member of North Liberty Christian Church. He was an avid Ham Radio operator and loved photography. He was an...
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Keng Thongphay

March 5, 1940 - May 7, 2014

Mr. Keng Thongphay, 74, of Avon, passed away on Wednesday, May 7, 2014. He was born on March 5, 1940 in Ban Samunsakmueng, Laos to Phomma and Liam/Tha Thongphay. Keng worked as a Police Officer for the Laos Police Department and was honored to be presented with a special sword by the King of Laos. He was also a member of the Former Laos Police Alumni. Keng moved to the United States in 1979...
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James "Jim" Douglas Topf

June 30, 1947 - May 7, 2014

James "Jim" Douglas Topf, 66, of Indianapolis, passed away on Wednesday, May 7, 2014. He was born on June 30, 1947 in Wellsboro, PA to Henry Ernest and Bertha (Stock) Topf. Jim served in the U.S. Army and was honorably discharged in 1972. He worked as the Head of Engineering for Miller Pipeline and was self-employed as an engineer. Jim's interests outside of work included fly fishing, hunting...
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Nirmala Subhash Naik

May 7, 1949 - May 4, 2014

A period of Visitation and Prayers will take place on Thursday, May 8, 2014 from 10am-12pm at Flanner and Buchanan - Speedway with cremation immediately following onsite.
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Edgar Francis Stresino

May 13, 1928 - May 3, 2014

Edgar (Ed) F. Stresino, P.E. , of Speedway, passed away peacefully at home on May 3, 2014. He was born in Genoa, Italy. He attended Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute where he received his Bachelor and Masters degree in Engineering. He later received an MBA from Butler University. He worked for various companies until 1972 when he was hired by the Indiana State Board of Health (later the...
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Mary Sanders

May 1, 2014

Mary lived in Indianapolis from 1922 to 2000, when she moved to Phoenix, Arizona. She is survived by her son, David Sanders; 5 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lester Sanders, Jr., and son, Michael Lester Sanders.
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Robert Larry Lee

August 11, 1952 - April 29, 2014

Robert "Larry" Lee, 61, of Indianapolis, died at his home April 29, 2014 (8:06 PM) from an aggressive form of cancer. Larry was born August 11, 1952 in Liberty, Kentucky, to Nellie Lea (Turpin) Fisher and Robert Chester "Johnny" Lee. He attended Emmerich Manual High School and graduated in 1970. He also attended IUPUI in Indianapolis, IN. Larry had a great love for music, especially Bob Dylan....
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Elmer Ralph Foster

July 24, 1919 - April 28, 2014

E. Ralph Foster July 24, 1919 – April 28, 2014 Ralph was born the third of four children to Katherine and Elmer Foster in rural Harrison County, Indiana, on July 24, 1919. He Graduated from New Middleton High School. Although he was offered a college scholarship, he was unable to attend due to family obligations. In his early 20s he moved to Indianapolis and began attending West Morris...
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Ernest Roland "Ron" Forrester

January 12, 1923 - April 28, 2014

Ernest Roland "Ron" Forrester, 91, of Indianapolis, passed away on Monday, April 28, 2014. He was born on January 12, 1923 in Plainfield, NJ to Eric and Edith (Williams) Forrester. Ron enrolled in the U.S. Navy Flight Training Program in 1942 and upon graduation, married Annetta Jean Van Steenberg, a marriage which endured until her death in May of 1983. As a WWII Naval Aviator, he spent...
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Kim Imboden

April 28, 2014

Service and Life Stories information is being developed by the family and will be posted as soon as it becomes available. Please check back. Sincerely, -Your friends at Flanner and Buchanan
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Clara Louise Taylor

November 13, 1928 - April 27, 2014

Clara Louise Taylor, 85, of Indianapolis, passed away on Sunday, April 27, 2014. She was born on November 13, 1928 in Indianapolis to Clide C. and Clara Beatrice (Stinson) Welch. Clara worked in Customer Service for the Lafayette Square Sears store for 35 years. She was a 15 year member of Bethesda Baptist Church and enjoyed reading her Bible. Clara also enjoyed collecting bells, playing...
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Diana Sue " Nenny" Clark

June 18, 1944 - April 19, 2014

Diana Sue "Nenny" Clark 69 of Brownsburg, Indiana entered her eternal home on April 19, 2014.Diana was born on June 18, 1944 in Indianapolis, Indiana to the late, Cloyed and Beatrice (Letner) Merrick. She was a Realtor for F C Tucker for many years and the Manager for Shonac Shoe Store also for many years. Diana was preceded in death by her husband, James Clark. She was a very loving and caring...
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Larry Stanley

July 20, 1953 - April 17, 2014

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Mark Alan Hiland

November 7, 1960 - April 16, 2014

Mark Alan Hiland, 53 of Danville formerly Indianapolis died April 16, 2014. Mark was born on November 7,1960 to Harold L. and Jeanette Hiland. Mark was a hard working honest man who loved his family and friends who never hesitated to extend his hand to help anyone who needed it. He worked for CMW Welding in Indianapolis for 35 years since his graduation from Northwest High School. Mark leaves...
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Diane Roseboro

December 10, 1944 - April 16, 2014

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Vicki Nicole Hadley

February 20, 1972 - April 8, 2014

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Lois D. Gombita

April 23, 1947 - April 7, 2014

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Fredrick "Fred" Alonzo Sauer, Sr.

August 7, 1928 - April 7, 2014

A private service will be attended by the immediate family. Expressions of Sympathy may be given to your favorite charity or to Horizon Hospice Care, Inc. located at 252 Meadow Drive, Suite 6, Danville, IN 46122. Sincerely, -Your friends at Flanner and Buchanan
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Michael D. "Mike" Sefton

January 15, 1956 - April 7, 2014

-Michael Damon "Mike" Sefton 58 of Indianapolis, IN passed away peacefully at his home on April 7, 2014. He was born on January 15, 1956 in Indianapolis, IN to the late Thomas Emerson and Wanetta Louise (Love) Sefton. He was retired as a hard working laborer from International Laborer and Hod Carriers Local #120 for 30 years retiring in 2007. In May 1987 Mike married the love of his life, Karen...
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Jensen Watts

August 6, 1925 - March 26, 2014

Jensen is preceded in death by Barbara, his wife of 60 years, and is survived by his children Daniel W. Watts of Indianapolis and Cynthia L. Muir of Tallahassee, Florida; three grandchildren, Adam B. Watts of Crawfordsville, Samuel W. Muir (Erin Dunn Muir) of Tavernier, Florida and Christopher L. Muir of Jacksonville, Florida; one great grandchild, Blair E. Watts; and a special friend, Louise...
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Robert R. Stierwalt, Jr.

December 15, 1935 - March 23, 2014

Robert R. Stierwalt, Jr., 78, of North Fort Myers, FL, formerly of Speedway, passed away on March 23, 2014. He was born in Indianapolis, IN on December 15, 1935 to Robert & Esther Stierwalt. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Patricia (Dodson) Stierwalt; sons Robert Kirk & Richard Kevin Stierwalt; daughter Rhonda Kay (David) Lee; grandchildren Richard Kevin Stierwalt, Jr., Clayton Charles...
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Teresa M. Richardson

August 9, 1956 - March 23, 2014

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Maxine F. Hathaway

October 24, 1919 - March 22, 2014

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Sherman Cossell

June 10, 1938 - March 17, 2014

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Paul C. Boulton

March 25, 1919 - March 16, 2014

Rev. Paul C. Boulton joyfully entered his eternal home just 9 days short of his 95th birthday on Sunday, March 16, 2014. His was a long and fruitful life, dedicated to serving his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Paul was born March 25, 1919, in Roseville, Ohio, to George and Ethel Hand Boulton. After his mother's death a couple of years later, he and his father lived in various places, including...
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AVA LYNN GARRISON

March 14, 2014

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Harold R. Phillips

March 29, 1929 - March 13, 2014

Harold R. Phillips, 84 of Clermont, IN passed away on March 13, 2014. He was a Physical Plant Engineering Supervisor for the State of Indiana working for both Central State Hospital in Indianapolis and the New Castle State Hospital. He proudly served in the US Army and was a member of the American Legion. He was also a member of Kingsway Christian Church in Avon, IN. He is survived by his loving...
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Frank H. Foster, Jr.

June 18, 1935 - March 13, 2014

Frank passed away on Thursday, March 13, 2014. He was born on June 18, 1935 in Salem, IN to Frank H. Foster, Sr. and Elizabeth (Coster) Foster. Frank graduated from Salem High School and served his country honorably in the U.S. Air Force. He worked as a Patrolman for IPD from 1962 – 1983. Frank enjoyed woodworking and was very involved with his church, Charity Baptist of Clermont. He was a...
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Dorothy Elaine Livengood

May 3, 1921 - March 12, 2014

Dorothy Elaine Livengood, 92, of Indianapolis, passed away on Wednesday, March 12, 2014. She was born on May 3, 1921 in Peru, IN to Willard D. and Hazel Marie Smith. Dorothy enjoyed traveling with her husband, Robert. Together they enjoyed spending winters in Florida and camping at Lake Monroe. As a longtime member of West Morris St. Free Methodist Church, she enjoyed time spent with the...
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Michael Edward Akens

June 10, 1962 - March 5, 2014

Service and Life Stories information is being developed by the family and will be posted as soon as it becomes available. Please check back. Sincerely, -Your friends at Flanner and Buchanan
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Mayaben Jogi

June 1, 1962 - February 28, 2014

Service and Life Stories information is being developed by the family and will be posted as soon as it becomes available. Please check back. Sincerely, -Your friends at Flanner and Buchanan
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Joan Elizabeth Bowman

January 26, 1933 - February 25, 2014

Joan E. Bowman, 81, of Indianapolis, died February 25, 2014. She retired from American States Insurance in 1997, after 24 years of service. Joan was a Charter Member of St. Gabriel the Archangel Catholic Church; she was very active in her membership by helping with the newsletter and church mailings. Joan also served her church by joining the CRHP team, Women's Club, Bereavement Team and...
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