Hendryx Life Services

Welcome to Hendryx Life Services

In this life there are many opportunities to show someone how much we love them, even after a loved one’s passing. One such opportunity is a funeral or memorial service commemorating the individual’s life.Such an event is a very personal way of celebrating life, relationships you share, and memories you cherish of who they were and what they mean to you.We at Hendryx specialize in helping you create a meaningful and fulfilling ceremonial celebration of your loved one's life, with our top priority being service to our families.

Today the possibilities for a service are almost endless. At our funeral home, we can design the event to include audio/video memories, dove releases, and we can also assist you in choosing memorial merchandise such as Thumbies or floral arrangements.

We look forward to helping you and decide how to celebrate and honor the life of your loved one. And because we understand this time is difficult, our knowledgeable staff will be available to help guide you through the process; offering support and wisdom to make the event as unique and personal as the individual.

Our Obituaries

Gary Franklin Wilson

January 11, 1952 - October 10, 2021

Gary Franklin Wilson 69, passed away Sunday, October 10,2021 in Indianapolis, IN. Gary was born in Muncie, IN to Lloyd A Wilson and Gloria Trimmer Wilson on January 11,1952. He graduated high school from Muncie Central High School 1970, was in the United States Air Force, received a accounting degree from Ivy Tech and retired from Navistar where he worked in the factory. He was married to...
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Lois Askren Kennedy

October 26, 1933 - October 10, 2021

Lois Askren Kennedy, 87, of Indianapolis, passed away peacefully on October 10, 2021. Lois was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, on October 26, 1933, to William Spencer and Helen Fern (Van Sickle) Askren. She attended Warren Central High School through her junior year and graduated from Arsenal Technical High School. She graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor of Science Degree. After...
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Robert Starr Oakerson

April 10, 1937 - October 9, 2021

Robert " Bob " Oakerson, 84, passed away as a resident of Woodland Terrace of New Palestine Saturday October 9,2021. He was a caring person who touched many lives. He was born in Knightstown IN to Philip France Oakerson and Mary Elizabeth Eads Oakerson and lived his younger days in the Knightstown area. After graduating from Knightstown High School, class of 1955 he furthered his education at...
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John Chris Seyfferle

October 25, 1963 - October 4, 2021

John " Chris " Seyfferle, 57, passed away Monday October 4,2021. Chris was born in Greenfield to John Richard Seyfferle and Donna Faye Wilhelm. who have preceded him in death. He was a loving and caring person who touched many lives. Chris grew up in New Palestine and was a 1982 graduate of New Palestine High School. He worked thirty one years at INDOT before retiring. In 1993 he married Nancy...
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Diana Sue Wright

January 13, 1952 - September 18, 2021

Diana Sue Wright, 69, passed away on Saturday, September 18, 2021 in Indianapolis, IN. She was born in Indianapolis January 13,1952 to Richard Roland Williams and Alice Joann Wooley who have preceded her in death. She was a loving mom sister grandma and great grandmother and will be missed by many. She was married to Denny Wright in 1970 who passed away in 2008. She worked in the food industry...
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James Richard Winter

January 31, 1952 - September 18, 2021

James Richard Winter, 69, of Indianapolis passed away Saturday September 18,2021 at Hancock Regional Hospital. He was a loving and caring person who touched many lives. Jim was born January 31,1952 in Indianapolis to James E Winter Jr and Virginia McCormack Winter. After graduation from Warren Central High School 1970, he became a welder at Amtrack Beech Grove Maintenance Facility. He liked to...
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Lola Erin Apley

September 14, 2021 - September 14, 2021

Lola Erin Apley passed away September 14,2021. Lola is survived by her father Kenneth Apley and mother Emili Borem. She is also survived by two brothers Jacob Apley and Jaxen Dowling and two sisters Lillian Goul and Ashlyan Jackson. She is survived by grandmother and grandfather Phyllis Borem and husband David, great grandmother Judith Lacy and great grandmother Judy McKenzie. Graveside services...
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Joseph Everett Via

June 19, 1954 - September 13, 2021

Joseph "Joe" Everett Via, 67, of Indianapolis, passed away on September 13, 2021. One of seven children, he was born on June 19, 1954 to Fred Via, Sr. and Clara (Mangin) Via. Joe will be remembered as a loving son, brother and uncle, an avid golfer and a person who helped others whenever he could. Joe and his siblings grew up on the near East side of Indianapolis where he attended grade school...
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Marianne Farley Candler

February 6, 1933 - August 27, 2021

Marianne Candler – 88, of Indianapolis, IN passed away August 27, 2021. She was born February 6, 1933 in Spanishburg, WV to the late Donald and Edith Farley. Marianne was a 1948 graduate of Spanishburg High School. After graduation she attended Concord College in Athens, WV for one year, studying Business Secretarial training. It was while attending college that she met and was courted by...
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Wilbur Earl Shidler, Jr

March 6, 1965 - August 19, 2021

Wilbur Earl Shidler, Jr fifty-six years old passed away unexpectedly Aug 19,2021 in Southeast Hospital, Cape Girardeau, MO. Wilbur was born in Indianapolis, IN on March 6,1965 to Mary Sue Whitaker and Wilbur Earl Shidler, Sr. Wilbur is survived by daughters; Logan (Steve Shih), Jessica (Brett Ruch), and son Joshua. Grandchildren; Emma Shih, Edison Shih, Grey Ruch, and Murphy Ruch. Parents Mary...
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Naomi Josephine Withrow

September 19, 1925 - August 13, 2021

Naomi Josephine Withrow,95, passed away Friday August 13,2021 in Plainfield Indiana. She was a loving and caring person who touched many lives and will be missed by many. Naomi was born in Muncie, IN, to Joseph Musick and Della Morgan Musick. She had worked at Balkamp Division of Nappa in Indianapolis. She worked as a secretary liked to play cards and be grandma and great grandma. She was married...
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Bobby Lee Church

February 10, 1933 - August 5, 2021

Bobby Lee Church, 88, passed away Thursday Aug 5,2021 in Indianapolis. He was a caring person who touched many lives. Bob was born in Ashland KY to Curtis Morgan Church and Martha Jordan Church on Feb 10,1933. He worked at Navistar Inc for forty two years before retiring. He was a member of the U.S. Army and liked to watch football. he was married to his wife for sixty five years Norma Ann Church...
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Earl Joseph France

January 29, 1966 - August 2, 2021

Earl Joseph France, 55, passed away at Riverview Health Hospital Monday, August 2, 2021. He was a loving and caring person who touched many lives. He was born in Indianapolis to Lee France Sr and Blanche Marie (Head) France. Earl worked at IDI Composites International and went to Hamilton Heights High School. His life was full of activities with interest in cars, Harley Davidson Motorcycles,...
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Richard Eugene Schaekel

July 10, 1951 - July 28, 2021

Richard Eugene Schaekel,70, passed away Wednesday July 28,2021. He was born in Mt Comfort Indiana to Calvin Schaekel and Mariam Ann Johanningsmeier Schaekel. He lived most of his life in Indianapolis and worked as a heavy equipment operator at the Southside Landfill. He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps serving in the Vietnam War. He graduated from Mt Comfort High School (1969) and...
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Joseph Inar Benson

February 12, 1980 - July 26, 2021

Joseph Inar Benson 41, of New Palestine, IN passed away Monday July 26,2021 at St Vincent Ascension Hospital in Indianapolis. Joe was born on Feb 12,1980 in Corona, California to John Benson and Karen (Anderson) Benson. He graduated from Princess Ann High School in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Joe worked at the Raytheon Indianapolis and Tucson plants. He traveled all over the states and made many...
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Danny Ray Thomas

September 22, 1955 - July 21, 2021

Danny Ray Thomas 65,passed away Wednesday July 21,2021 in Indianapolis IN. He was a loving and caring person who touched many lives. He had worked at H.H. Gregg, Inc retiring in 2005. Danny(Dan-O) was a dart player and played in many tournaments in the city. He also liked to fish and was a handyman being able to fix many things mainly furniture which he also built. He is survived by his wife...
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Austin James McKinney

November 5, 1997 - July 10, 2021

Austin James McKinney 23, passed away Saturday July 10,2021. He was born in Indianapolis to Ronald Ray McKinney and Sandra Ware Prophitt. Austin was a painter and worked for A Ray of Light Painting of Indianapolis and he liked to fish. He is survived by a brother Robert "Bobby" McKinney and three sisters Destiny Prophitt, Isabella McKinney and Khloe McKinney, grandparents Ron and Julie McKinney...
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Rachel Augusta Wells

April 28, 1928 - July 6, 2021

Rachel Augusta Wells,93, passed away on Tuesday, July 06, 2021 at Traditions of Brookside in McCordsville, Indiana. Rachel was born on April 28,1928 in Indianapolis to Rex and Nellie (Edwards) Brown. She is survived by a sister Joann Barnes husband Leroy and a grandson Dustin Wells wife Monique and numerous nieces and nephews. Rachel resided in Oaklandon for over sixty years and was a lifelong...
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Camilla Marie Adams

January 2, 1942 - July 5, 2021

Camilla Marie Jefferson Adams,79, passed away Monday July 5,2021 at Hancock Regional Hospital. She was a loving and caring person who touched many lives. Cam was born in Champaign, ILL to Robert Harold Jacks and Bette Marie Stultz Jacks. She was formerly of New Palestine and then Fairland IN, a housewife and very family oriented and an avid book reader. She graduated from North Central High...
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Gene Moore

July 28, 1943 - June 28, 2021

Gene Estle Moore, 77, passed away on June 28, 2021 at Community Hospital East. He was born on July 28, 1943 in Indianapolis, Indiana to James E. and Hattie E. (Basey) Moore. Gene graduated from New Palestine High School in 1961. He then entered the United States Air Force in November of 1962. He was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church of Greenfield and Knights of Columbus, Indianapolis...
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Vicki Lynn Witham

November 25, 1947 - June 24, 2021

Vicki Lynn Witham, 73, passed away on June 24, 2021 at her home in Boggstown, Indiana. She was born on November 25, 1947 to Victor and Frieda (Shipp) Kehrt in Shelbyville, Indiana. Vicki grew up in Shelby County and went to Triton Central High School, where she graduated from in 1966. She was the administrative assistant at Indian Creek Christian Church. She enjoyed crochet, scrapbooking,...
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Robert Bailey

April 29, 1948 - June 21, 2021

Robert Bailey,73, passed away Monday, June 21, 2021 at Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana. Robert was born on April 29, 1948 in Indianapolis, Indiana to Irvin and Margaret (Wilson) Bailey. Robert graduated from Warren Central High School in 1966 and he received a Letterman's jacket for track and field. Robert was a member of the Indiana National Guard. He married Mary Ann...
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Charles Colby

January 21, 1948 - June 2, 2021

Charles I. Colby, 73, passed away on Wednesday, June 02, 2021 at his home. Charles was born on January 21, 1948 to Charles I. Colby and Mary Anna Colby Hansen (Hendryx) in Indianapolis, Indiana. Charles graduated from North Central High School in 1966 and went on to serve in the United States Navy for six years. He graduated from Ivy Tech with an associate's degree and worked as a technician for...
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Shirley R Blankenbaker

August 20, 1936 - June 1, 2021

Shirley R Blankenbaker,84, of New Palestine, IN, passed away Tuesday, June 1, 2021 at Community Hospital East in Indianapolis, IN. She was born on August 20,1936 in Cabel, KY to Edgar Lloyd Abbott and Ima Mae Weston Abbott. She had lived in New Palestine since 1947 and graduated from New Palestine High School in 1956. She was a secretary at Blankenbaker Insurance Agency and a member of Zion...
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Janice Doreen Brown

May 27, 1959 - May 29, 2021

Janice Doreen Brown,62, passed away Saturday May 29,2021 with her family by her side. She was born May 27,1959 to Edward Turner and Shirley Barnes Turner. Janice worked as an LPN starting at Wishard Hospital then worked at extended care facilities in the Shelby county area. After graduating from New Palestine High School 1977, she continued her education at Ivy Tech Community College studying...
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Phyllis Ann Hoffman

July 10, 1941 - May 28, 2021

Phyllis Ann Hoffman, 79, passed away on Friday, May 28, 2021 at her home. Phyllis was born on July 10, 1941 to Lawrence and Esther (Hunt) Nichter in Scipio, Indiana. Phyllis was born into a large family and family from the start was everything to her. In her younger years, she was very athletic playing softball, soccer and represented her class as a cheerleader. She loved tending to her home,...
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Ron Sanders

September 7, 1951 - May 23, 2021

Ronnie "Ron" Sanders,69, passed away at Community Hospital North on Sunday, May 23, 2021. He was born in Indianapolis, Indiana to Alva Jr. and Gladys P. (Miller) Sanders on September 7, 1951. Ron graduated from New Palestine High School in 1970 and continued with a bachelor's degree in business from Anderson College. He went on to work alongside his father at their family business, Shambles...
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Barbara M Kern

April 2, 1963 - May 20, 2021

Barbara Michele Kern,58, passed away at Community Hospital South on Thursday, May 20,2021. She was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on April 2,1963 to Donald and Virginia (Davenport) Kern. Barbara worked at Emerson Climate Technologies. She enjoyed playing Bingo and her two dogs Maebelle and Hunter. Barbara is survived by her daughter Johanna Kern, three sisters Brenda Belcher (Mike), Linda Kern,...
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Jason Allen Wray

November 20, 1980 - May 16, 2021

Jason Allen Wray,40, passed away at Hancock Regional Hospital on Saturday, May 15, 2021. He was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on November 20, 1980 to Tony and Cheryl (Languell) Wray. Jason worked as a millwright for 15 years. He enjoyed country music, watching football, baseball and playing golf. His favorite dish was crab legs but liked going to any buffet. One of his very favorites places to...
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Fern "Rexine" Compton

June 25, 1940 - May 11, 2021

Fern "Rexine" Compton, 80, passed away on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at her home in Greenwood, Indiana. She was born on June 25, 1940 to William and Dorothy (Weasner) Johnson in Indianapolis, Indiana. Rexine was an artist who loved painting and even sold some throughout the years. She enjoyed writing poems and even had some published. Rexine loved her family, she was a natural born caregiver, the...
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Harold Russel Yonts

February 11, 1928 - May 9, 2021

Harold Russel Yonts, 93, passed away on Sunday, May 9, 2021 at Community Heart and Vascular Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana. Harold was born in Letcher County, Kentucky on February 11, 1928 to Farris and Ada Sue Yonts Harold was born into a large military family. At the age of 16 he enlisted in the United States Navy in 1944, where he served in WWII and the Korean War. He married the love of...
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Marcus Jennings Smith III

June 15, 1962 - May 6, 2021

Marcus Jennings Smith III, 58, passed away on Thursday, May 7, 2021 at Community Heart and Vascular Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana. Marcus was born in Noblesville, Indiana on June 15, 1962 to Marcus Smith Jr. and Ruth Grimes. Marcus enlisted in the United States Army and had achieved many of honors, one being the Special Forces Green Beret. Marcus enjoyed listening to rock and roll and never...
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Delores Dee Cox

July 19, 1951 - May 4, 2021

Delores "Dee" Eileen (Butler) Cox, 69, of Greenfield, Indiana passed away Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at her home. She was born on July 19, 1951 in Indianapolis, Indiana to William Thomas Butler Sr. and Ruby Evelyn (Boone) Butler. After attending Greenfield High School she married Lester Cox and they started their family. They were blessed with two sons and she was always a proud and doting mother that...
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Margaret Peggy Norris

January 11, 1931 - April 23, 2021

Margaret "Peggy" Norris,90. of Indianapolis, IN, passed away on Friday April 23,2021at her residence. She was born January 11,1931 in Indianapolis, IN, to Omer Witte and Cecile Cotton Witte who have preceded her in death. Peggy grew up and always lived in Indianapolis working as a machinist and as a bartender on the east side of Indianapolis for many years. She could always be found caring for...
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Gerald Jerome Papenmeier

July 13, 1934 - April 23, 2021

Gerald Jerome (Jerry) Papenmeier, July 13, 1934-April 23, 2021As he loved to say, Jerry Papenmeier was born in a thunderstorm on Friday the 13th, in Evansville, Indiana, at Deaconess Hospital, to Gustav William Papenmeier and Roberta Tucker Papenmeier. He spent his life as a chemist, Republican, and Purdue Boilermaker fan. He received his B.S. in Chemistry from Purdue University; his M.S. in...
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Jeffrey Ray Jacobs

August 19, 1960 - April 12, 2021

Jeffrey Ray Jacobs,60,passed away Monday April 12,2021 at his residence with family by his side. He was born in Franklin, IN, to Harley Ernest Jacobs and Jean Ann Boring Jacobs. He graduated from Warren Central High School class 1978 and worked as a shift manager at Dark Armies Paintball Center. He liked sports including golf, NASCAR Racing and Fishing. He is survived by his wife Shari (married...
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Linda Kay (Denny) Creed

September 2, 1939 - April 4, 2021

Linda Kay Creed, 81, passed away at her home on April 4, 2021 in Greenfield, Indiana. She was born on September 2, 1939 to Everett Franklin Denny and Annabel Elizabeth Miller Denny in Indianapolis. She was a Howe High School graduate of the class of 1956 and worked as a secretary for many years. She was predeceased by her husband Carl Louis Creed in 2008. She is survived by a daughter Melinda...
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Bertha Tiemeyer

March 2, 1922 - April 4, 2021

Bertha Tiemeyer, 99, passed away at her home on April 04, 2021 in Fountaintown, Indiana. She was born on March 02, 1922 in Antioch, California to John and Marie Kummer. Bertha enjoyed gardening, was an excellent cook and a master of counted cross-stitch. She is survived by her daughter Rosemarie (Chuck) Hood, two grandchildren: Kolene Davis and Matthew Davis. Bertha was preceded in death by...
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Patricia Ruth Everman

October 5, 1926 - March 28, 2021

Patricia Ruth Everman, 94, passed away at her residence in Indianapolis, IN, March 28,2021. She was a loving and caring person who touched many lives. She was born in Cleveland Ohio to Louis J. Sculley and Mary Marie Terepka Sculley. She was a housewife and loved to play golf, being a member of Maple Creek Golf and Country Club. she was also a member of the Red Hat Society. She was married to...
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Charmion S Kingston

July 6, 1934 - March 17, 2021

Charmion S Hunt Kingston 86, passed away Wednesday March 17,2021 in Indianapolis, IN. She was born in Indianapolis to Edward Louis Kappes Jr and Marvel Amos Kappes.She was a Broadripple High School graduate and worked in administration employment most of her life. She was preceded in death by husband William H Hunt and the by second husband Charles Kingston in 2010. She is survived by sons, H...
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Donna Lyn Sarantos

July 5, 1954 - March 13, 2021

Donna Lyn Sarantos ,66, passed away Saturday March 13,2021. She was a loving and caring person who touched many lives. She was born in Indianapolis to Bernard Donenfeld and Vivian Norred Donenfeld. She was a housewife and worked as a server and hostess. She was married to Paul G Freund and they lived in Indianapoplis for many years. Her survivors include her husband, a daughter Daniella Sarantos ...
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William Emory Gentry IV

September 2, 1946 - March 11, 2021

William " Bill " Emory Gentry,74, of Indianapolis, IN, passed away Thursday March 11,2021 at his residence. He was born in Trenton New Jersey and was the son of William Emory Gentry and Roberta Eckel Gentry. Bill worked in the IT Department of Perry Township Schools and owned with his wife Madison Court Enterprise a commercial real estate management company. He was a United States Air Force...
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Theresa Ann Gibson

January 3, 1955 - March 5, 2021

Theresa Ann Gibson 66,passed away March 5,2021. She was the daughter of the late Grover Sloan and Marlene Constantine Sloan Kennedy. She worked at Waffle House Restaurant as a server for many years at 54th and Keystone. She was a 1973 graduate of Tech High School and lived on the East side of Indianapolis. She liked music cooking and being around her family. When she was not at work she liked...
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Horace Edward Montgomery, Jr

August 26, 1951 - February 26, 2021

Horace Edward Montgomery, Jr. passed away at his home on February 26, 2021. Ed was a graduate of Morristown High School and attended Indiana University at Bloomington. Ed was always self-employed. He first worked in automobile restoration and for the last thirty years did home restorations and furniture building. He is survived by his two sisters Sheila Robertson of Ft. Collins, Colorado, and...
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Wayne Miller

October 2, 1950 - February 25, 2021

Wayne Miller 70, passed away February 25, 2021 in Cebu, Philippines. He was born in Harrisburg Pennsylvania on October 2,1950, to the late Wayne Miller Sr and Irene Lilley Miller. He worked at Wave Tech and Navel Avionics (Raytheon) and was retired. He graduated from Cumberland Valley High School in Mechanicsburg Pennsylvania, he received an Associates Degree in Business Marketing from Ivy Tech...
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Floyd Waters, Jr

October 1, 1926 - February 22, 2021

Floyd Waters Jr, 94, passed away Feb 22,2021. He was born October 01,1926 in Lansing Michigan. He was the son of the late Floyd Waters Sr and Marion Waters. He worked at Allisons Transmission in Indianapolis IN. He had a hobby of working with stained glass and also as a volunteer at the Riley Childrens Hospital. He was a Army Veteran serving in WW II and was a member of the New Palestine United...
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Thomas Michael Bruno, Jr

February 3, 1957 - February 16, 2021

Thomas Michael Bruno 64, of New Palestine passed away Tuesday February 16, 2021 at his residence. He was born in Vandalia, Ohio to Thomas Michael Bruno Sr and Susie Bruno. He grew up in Ohio graduating from Vandalia Butler High School 1975 and from Ohio University. He had worked in sales with Oreck Co. and was a member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church. One of his favorite things was the...
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Thomas T J Ross

May 21, 1992 - February 10, 2021

Thomas Joseph Ross, "TJ", 28, passed away Wednesday February 10,2021 at his residence in Dallas Texas. He was born May 21,1992 in Dunedin, FL, to Thomas M Ross and Kathy M Ross. He was involved in Roofing and Solar Sales in Texas , was a Mt Vernon High School Graduate and the Traders Point online church. He is survived by his mother Kathy M Ross a girlfriend Amanda Weber, brother Matthew Green...
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Travis Terry Groce, Jr

August 16, 1975 - February 6, 2021

Travis Terry Groce Jr,45, passed away Saturday Feb 6,2021 at his residence. He was born in Indianapolis to Travis Terry Groce Sr and Rebecca L Peel Groce who survive. He is survived by his wife Samantha K Groce, daughters Paige Groce and Kaelyn Groce, a son Lucas Groce and grandson Phillip Wright. Visitation will be Saturday February 13, 2021 from 10 AM till time of the Funeral Service at 12PM....
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John Edward Eckel

December 4, 1941 - February 6, 2021

John Edward Eckel,79, passed away Saturday February 6,2021. John was born in Indianapolis to Henry Thomas Eckel and Kledith Lawrence Eckel. After high school John became a machinist working at Capitol Machine Co. and at Miller Veneers Inc. Then he retired to woodworking building cabinets and furniture for his house and others. John was married April 19,1963 to Carolyn Ditton Eckel and the lived...
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Michael Peter O'Connell

October 2, 1957 - January 31, 2021

Michael "OC" O'Connell, 63, passed away Sunday, January 31, 2021. He was a loving and caring person who touched many lives. OC and his twin brother Paul were born in Indianapolis to Joseph Francis O'Connell and Rita Hoerl O'Connell who have preceded him in death. He graduated from Scecina Memorial High School in 1975 and was active in several sports there. As an adult, he liked working out at...
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Joanne B Dillon

August 3, 1931 - January 26, 2021

Joanne Bruney Dillon, 89 of New Palestine, IN passed away January 26, 2021. She was born August 3, 1931 in Yellow Springs, Ohio to Pearl Morton Bruney and Anna Lariene Hyde. Ever since she was a very young girl, Joanne wanted to be a teacher. She graduated from Springfield High School and Wittenberg University. Joanne started teaching in 1953 in the Ohio school systems and moved to New...
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Gina Sue Bartley-Lowe

August 16, 1989 - January 24, 2021

Gina Sue Bartley-Lowe,30, passed away Sunday January 24,2021 in Indianapolis, IN. She was born August 16,1989 in Indianapolis, IN to Phillip and Suzanne Pierce Lowe. She graduated from Warren Central High School and lived in Indianapolis. She is survived by her husband Cory Bartley and mother in law Julie Bartley and sons Kevin Moorefield and Kenneth Moorefield, brothers Geavonie Lowe wife Amanda...
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Myron Edward Stickle

March 23, 1956 - January 23, 2021

Myron Edward Stickle, 64 , of Greenfield formerly of Indianapolis passed away January 23,2021. He was born March 23,1956 in Indianapolis to Harold William Stickle and Irma Louise Piel Stickle who have preceded him in death. Myron was a member of Boy Scout Troop 115 and member of Firecrafter, a Warren Central High School Graduate class of 1974, had a career in motorcycle racing and was known as...
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Annetta Carol Neal

August 17, 1950 - January 21, 2021

Annetta Carol (Denney) Neal ( Annetta wrote her own obituary several weeks before she passed away ) was born on Aug 17, 1950, in a small block rental house in Monticello, KY, and passed away on Jan 21, 2021, in her home. She was the first child of Arvin Ray Denney and Opal Viola (Reno) Denney and was a member of the Apostolic faith, according to Acts 2:38 & 39. On Jan 17, 1969, she married...
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Elizabeth Betty Whittemore

August 2, 1935 - January 11, 2021

Elizabeth "Betty" Rylance Whittemore peacefully passed away on Monday January 11,2021. She was born August 2, 1935 in Blakey, PA to John Louis Welsh and Lenore Smith Welsh. Betty is survived by her husband Maurice "Mo" J. Whittemore Jr., one daughter Roberta "Bobbi" L. Whittemore, three sons Maurice J . Whittemore III, David A. Whittemore, Mark L. Whittemore, a brother Alan Welsh & wife Marilyn,...
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Donald Lane Davidson, Sr

July 19, 1947 - January 3, 2021

Donald Lane Davidson Sr,73, of Indianapolis passed away on Sunday January 3,2021 at his residence with his family by his side. He was born in Oneada, Ky to Farris Davidson and Sally Sizemore Davidson. Donald was a loving and caring person who touched many lives. He was the owner of Davidson Home Improvement of which he retired from. He was proud to have been in the U. S Army serving in Vietnam...
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Judith Anne Lantz

August 6, 1927 - January 1, 2021

Judith Anne Lantz, age 93, passed from this life into the presence of the Lord on January 1st, 2021. She was laid to rest in a private , family burial. Judy was born in Terre Haute, IN to Russell and Catherine (Cavins) Richardson. She attended Butler University where she studied Radio and Theater. She then married the love of her life, Gerald Lantz, in December of 1947. They raised five children...
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Joann Kateri Peters

December 21, 1957 - January 1, 2021

Joann " Jo " Kateri Peters, passed away on Friday Jan 1,2021. She was a loving and caring person who touched many lives. Jo was born December 21,1957 in Indianapolis IN to William Harlan Lykins and Elizabeth Mary Conley Lykins. After graduating from North Central High School 1976 she accepted the challenge of the Peace Corps and the experiences of travels to worldwide places. She was the owner of...
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Lawrence John Franke

November 27, 1943 - December 29, 2020

Lawrence "Larry" John Franke, 77, of Indianapolis passed away Tuesday December 29,2020 after a lengthy illness. Larry was born in Indianapolis to John C Franke and Norma Matilda Hartman Franke. He graduated from Warren Central High School in 1962 and a long time member of St John United Church of Cumberland and was in the Peace Corps and an Air Force Veteran. He was in the commercial real estate...
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Ivan Earl Keefer

August 20, 1944 - December 24, 2020

Ivan Earl Keefer, 76, died December 24, 2020 in Swedish Hospital, Seattle, Washington. Ivan was born August 20, 1944 in Warsaw, Indiana and was the son of Emmett and Frances (Brown) Keefer. Ivan entered the United States Army in 1967 and was a member of the 173rd Airborne Brigade and served two tours in Vietnam. His second tour in Vietnam he was attached to the 5th Special Forces. He earned...
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Ivan Earl Keefer

August 20, 1944 - December 24, 2020

Ivan Earl Keefer,76, died December 24, 2020 in Swedish Hospital, Seattle, Washington. Ivan was born August 20, 1944 in Warsaw, Indiana and was the son of Emmett and Frances (Brown) Keefer. Ivan entered the United States Army in 1967 and was a member of the 173rd Airborne Brigade and served two tours in Vietnam. His second tour in Vietnam he was attached to the 5th Special Forces. He earned...
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John D Komendo

October 17, 1949 - December 24, 2020

John D Komendo,71, passed away Thursday December 24,2020 at his home with his family by his side. He was born in Indianapolis, IN, to John Komendo and Edna Marie Cubert Komendo on October 17,1949. John was a loving and caring person who touched many lives. After graduation from Southport High School he joined the U S Navy and worked in electronics. He was a retired over the road truck driver and...
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James Ceber Schutt

November 19, 1938 - December 20, 2020

James " Jim " Schutt, 82, passed away Sunday December 20,2020 at his residence in Galveston IN. He was a loving person and caring person who touched many lives. He was born in Cumberland IN to James Byron Schutt and Jeanette Amelia Sophia Kissel Schutt on November 19,1938. After graduating from Warren Central High School in 1956 Jim worked at the Gulf Gas Station in Cumberland and the Schutt...
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Esther Tekala

February 21, 1947 - December 15, 2020

Esther Tekala, age 73, beloved mother, grandmother, and sister was called to the Lord Our Savior on Tuesday, December 15, 2020, in Indianapolis, Indiana. She was born in Zuni, New Mexico. She was a resident of Albuquerque for most of her adult life. She attended TVI and spent many years taking care of others as a certified nurse aide. She loved to make jewelry when she was younger and spend...
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Rebecca Childers Jennings

July 27, 1949 - December 14, 2020

Rebecca ( Becky ) Ann Jennings,71, of Indianapolis, IN , passed away Dec 14,2020 at her residence. She was born July 27, 1949 in Jacksonville, Illinois to Orville Childers and Ruby Smith Childers who preceded her in death. Becky is survived by her children Alice Ambrose husband Robert, Angie Jennings, Mary Duncan, Robert Jennings and sisters Janice Janeson, Maggie Smith, Helen Keath and Dee...
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Ellis Norman Troutt

May 28, 1936 - December 10, 2020

Ellis Norman Troutt, 84, passed away at The Ashford Place in Shelbyville IN on Thursday Dec 10,2020. He was a resident of Shelby County. Norman was born May 28,1936 in Westmoreland Tennessee to Ellis Leo Troutt and Averlene Cleo Perry Troutt. He worked in sales for National Wine and Spirits and was retired. He was a member of the Acton United Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by his...
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Marilyn Ann Brown

February 29, 1952 - December 9, 2020

Marilyn Ann Brown,68, passed away on Wednesday December 9, 2020 at St Francis Hospital. She was born in Indianapolis, IN on February 29, 1952 to Eddie Clark Scott and Irene Elizabeth Porter Scott. She had retired from General Devises Company of Indianapolis and is survived by her husband David Fieldman Brown. She is also survived by three sons, David Brown, Stephen Brown and Mark Brown, and two...
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Bobby Alan Russell

April 15, 1981 - November 22, 2020

Bobby Alan Russell,39, of Indianapolis, IN, passed away Sunday November 22,2020 at his home. He was born April 15,1981 in Indianapolis to Bobby Russell and Vicki Pettyjohn Linker. Bobby graduated from Ben Davis High School in 1999 and developed a passion for Hot Rods and car shows. He will be missed by his family and friends and where he worked at J & L Well Service and Pump Repair. He is...
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Charles Eaton

June 30, 1945 - November 22, 2020

Charles Eaton, 75 passed away on Sunday, November 22, 2020. He was born in Canada on June 30, 1945 to Greeson and Mary Eaton. Friends called him "Outlaw Chuck" Services provided by Hendryx Mortuary.
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Juanita McCloud

February 8, 1948 - November 21, 2020

Juanita McCloud 72, of Indianapolis, IN, passed away Saturday, November 21, 2020 at her residence with her family at her side. She was born February 8, 1948 in Perry County KY, to George Owens and Eerie Williams Owens. She was a cook at Hardees Restaurant on Harding St. Indianapolis for many years. Juanita was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother and will be greatly missed. She...
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Betty Lou Strangeway

July 21, 1927 - November 16, 2020

Betty Lou Strangeway, beloved mother, grandmother, and great grandmother passed away on Tuesday Nov 16,2020 surrounded by her loved ones at the age of 93. She was a loving and caring person who touched many lives. She will be dearly missed. She was born on July 21st, 1927 the daughter of the late Roy and Lola Jackson. Betty was a member of Christian Tabernacle Church. She is survived by six...
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Peggy Lee Davidson

August 16, 1951 - November 15, 2020

Peggy Lee Davidson,69, passed away Sunday Nov 15,2020. She was a loving and caring person who touched many lives. Peggy was born in Indianapolis to Robert Frank Jenkins and Betty Jean Moon Jenkins. She was a housewife very family oriented and liked her flowers and her school days were spent at Warren Central High School. She is survived by her husband Donald Lane Davidson, married on July 19...
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Ruth Vahle-Reid

September 3, 1930 - November 4, 2020

Ruth Evelyn Vahle- Reid, 90, passed away on Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at her residence. She was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, one of ten girls, on September 3, 1930 to Ralph and Margaret Dugan. She enjoyed sewing, canning and had a great passion for gardening. She traveled the country from the top to the bottom of the states. She enjoyed watching birds and the sights and sounds of the Ohio...
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Wilma Wilson

October 24, 1965 - October 29, 2020

Wilma Jean Wilson, 55, passed away on Thursday, October 29, 2020 at Community Hospital East. Wilma was born in Marion County on October 24, 1965. Wilma loved camping and being outdoors. She was an animal lover, especially of dogs. She was the absolute best at making chili, chicken and dumplings, and pineapple upside-down cake. Wilma enjoyed canning, listening to George Strait, reading Stephen...
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Betty Ann Twait

June 23, 1941 - October 24, 2020

Betty Ann Delores Twait, passed away on Saturday October 24, 2020. She was born June 23,1941 at Harding Illinois to Andreas Sigfred Nelson and Bodil Mathea Lundgren Nelson. She lived in New Palestine for many years before moving to Indianapolis and worked at J C Penny's. She was married to Normand Twait in 1960 and is survived by daughters Jacquelynne Eileen Morris and Teri Lyn Wright, and...
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Kenneth Stevens

April 6, 1948 - October 23, 2020

Kenneth W. Stevens, 72, passed away unexpected at his home on Friday, October 23, 2020. Kenneth was born in Greenfield, Indiana on April 6, 1948 to Paul and Thelmas Stevens. Kenneth was a Warren Central High School class of 1966 graduate. He loved to tinker and could fix anything. He was an excellent electrician. A memorial service to celebrate the life of Kenneth will be held at Hendryx...
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Betty Jane Sinks

May 30, 1928 - October 23, 2020

Betty Jane Sinks,92, of Indianapolis, formerly of Cumberland, IN, passed away October 23, 2020. She was born May 30,1928 in Leavenworth, Kansas to William Riley Foster and Anna Elizabeth Westenberger Foster. Betty worked as a cashier at Kohl's Corporation and as a Deli manager for Preston Safeway. Betty lived for over 50 years in Cumberland and was married to Fredric Edgar Sinks a Army Veteran...
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Jeremiah Deane Howard

September 11, 1995 - October 19, 2020

Jeremiah Deane Howard, 25 , of Indianapolis, IN, passed away October 19,2020. He was born September 11,1995 in Savannah, Georgia to Arnold Deane Howard and Kimberly Collins Evans, step dad Daniel Evans and Randy Duke. He is survived by parents and a daughter Mikenzie Cooley, sister Alexis Howard, sister Miranda Duke, a aunt Jennifer Collins and grandmother Dorothy " Beth " Howard. Funeral...
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Thomas Barber

April 25, 1938 - October 15, 2020

Thomas "Tom" Lee Barber, passed away on Thursday, October 15, 2020 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Tom was born on April 25, 1938 in Beech Grove, Indiana to Bert and Mildred Barber. Tom enjoyed fishing and all sports, he was always going to a game at New Palestine High School. He was at every sporting event for his grandchildren and great grandchildren and loved the time he spent with them. Tom was a...
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Edith Ostermeier

April 25, 1927 - October 13, 2020

Edith Sophia (Buhr) Ostermeier, 93 passed away on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at Springhurst Health Campus in Greenfield, Indiana. Edith was born April 25, 1927 in Fort Wayne Indiana to Walter and Ida (Bohner) Buhr. At the age of nine years old, Edith was welcomed into the Folkening home, where Harold and Ruth loved her as their own. She was a graduate of New Palestine High School, class 1945....
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Sandra Arlene Adams

August 1, 1940 - October 1, 2020

Sandra "Sandy" Arlene Adams,80, of Martinsville, IN passed away Thursday, October 1,2020. She was born to Sydney Gordon and Arvada Brookings Gordon on August 1, 1940 in Indianapolis IN. Sandy retired from the Sears, Roebuck and Co and spent her time traveling to Florida to the Gulf Coast. She is survived by four children son Michael King wife Cheryl, daughters Kim King, Carla Mina and Stephanie...
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Ana Sonia "Lela" Ruiz

December 11, 1949 - September 29, 2020

Ana Sonia "Lela" Ruiz, 70, passed away on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at Community Hospital North after an extended illness. Lela was born in Puerto Rico, to Juan and Joaquina Ruiz, on December 11, 1949. Lela was married to Luis Garcia for 52 years and had 3 children. She was a loving, giving and accepting person with a huge heart. Lela loved her family and enjoyed feeding them. Her family said...
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Michael Anthony Ogden

February 18, 1976 - September 27, 2020

Michael Anthony Ogden,44,of Indianapolis, IN, passed away Sunday September 27,2020 at his residence. He was born in Indianapolis, IN, Feb 18,1976 to Mark Allen Ogden and Cheryl Lee ( Smith ) Ogden. Michael liked to fish, was a Colts fan and liked to travel to Florida and visit with his family. He especially enjoyed spending time with his granddaughter, Kaylynn. Michael is survived by daughter...
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David Wayne Overton

July 6, 1953 - September 17, 2020

David Wayne Overton,67,of Indianapolis, IN passed away Thursday Sept 17,2020 in Indianapolis, IN. David was born July 6,1953 in Hopkinsvile , KY to Lem Overton Jr and Dimple ( Cansler ) Richey. David worked at General Devices of Indianapolis and was a Warren Central High School Graduate. He liked spending time with family and friends , building model cars, fishing and the outdoors. He is survived...
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Shirley Anne Sheets

February 21, 1929 - September 13, 2020

Shirley Anne (Haffner) Sheets, 91, of Indianapolis, IN, passed away om Sunday, September 13,2020. She was born on February 21,1929 in Dayton Ohio, to Harry Haffner and Imogene (Henderson) Haffner. Shirley was retired chief clerk at Marion County Small Claims Court in Warren Township.She was married to Ronald Eugene Sheets who preceded her in death in 2006. Shirley liked her Euchre Cub, traveling,...
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Steve L Matlock

March 4, 1996 - September 2, 2020

Steven Matlock Jr., 24, of Indianapolis, passed away on Wednesday, September 02, 2020. Steven was born on March 04, 1996 to Steven Matlock Sr. and Jami Sneed in Indianapolis, Indiana. Steven enjoyed listening to music and watching tv, especially cartoons. He loved stuffed animals; his favorite was a cheetah and a big heart. Stevie WOO WOO, you smell like DODO!! Steven is survived by his mother...
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Michael McGuire

June 27, 1948 - August 25, 2020

Michael McGuire, 72, of Indianapolis, passed away at home on August 25, 2020. Mike was born on June 27,1948. Michael was a 1966 Warren Central High School graduate and retired glazer. More than anything Michael loved his family, especially seeing his grandchildren grow. He was an excellent bowler and spent his entire life enjoying that hobby. His other interests were IU basketball, the New York...
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Verna Eileen Schwier Roesener

March 31, 1924 - August 25, 2020

Verna Eileen Schwier Roesener, 96, of New Palestine, died at Morristown Manor on August 25, 2020. Verna was born on March 31, 1924 to Herman and Estel (Ostermeier) Schwier on their family farm in New Palestine. Verna attended grade school at Trinity Lutheran and St. John Lutheran schools. She graduated in 1942 from Arsenal Technical High School in Indianapolis. In her days after high...
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Scott Alan Necessary

October 5, 1966 - August 14, 2020

Scott Alan Necessary, 53, of Pendleton, IN, passed away Friday August 14,2020 at his residence. Scott was born Oct 5,1966 in Richmond IN to James Russell Necessary and Cleo Juanita (Davis) Necessary. Scott worked in sales most recently for Biohitech Corporation. He graduated from New Palestine High School 1985 and received an Associate Degree from Ball State University, enjoyed Sports, playing...
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Kirk Hatcher

October 29, 1959 - August 9, 2020

Kirk A. Hatcher, 60, passed away at his residence in Franklin, Indiana on Sunday, August 9, 2020. Kirk was born to Kenneth N. Hatcher and Betty Redman (Qualls) on October 29, 1959 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Kirk served his country in the United States Navy. He worked for Caterpillar for more than 20 years as a warranty manager. He enjoyed watching John Wayne movies, Cops, People's Court and...
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Rebeca Gonzalez

October 23, 1956 - August 2, 2020

Rebeca Gonzalez, 63, passed away on Sunday, August 02, 2020 at Abbie Hunt Bryce Home in Indianapolis, Indiana. Rebeca was born in Guatemala on October 23, 1956 to Juan Felipe Bonilla and Rosa Gonzalez. Rebeca enjoyed crafts, painting, gardening and traveling to new places. She loved having family time, cookouts and making her special Guatemalan dishes. Rebeca is survived by her husband of 47...
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Veronica Susan Wilson

January 10, 1954 - August 1, 2020

VERONICA SUSAN WILSON, 66, of Greenwood, was called to her Heavenly Home on August 1, 2020, from Forest Creek Village Hospice, Indianapolis, IN, after contracting Covid19. She was born January 10, 1954, in Webster Springs, WV, the daughter of Genevieve & Calvin Spittler. She attended ACValley Elementary, and was a 1972 graduate of Clarion Area HS. She obtained her Beautician's license from...
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Rachel Lynn Button

June 15, 1963 - July 23, 2020

Rachel Lynn Button 57, of Martinsville passed away on Thursday July 23,2020. She was born in Greenfield IN to Hiram Dunagan and Norma Ellis Dunagan. Rachel worked in Health Care, owned a restaurant, managed a KFC restaurant and M & D Cleaning Co and was a member of the Good Shepherd Baptist Church. Her life was happy when she was busy and around people. She is survived by a daughter Norma Walker...
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Roxanna Laffoon

March 16, 1926 - July 16, 2020

Roxanna "Roxie" May Laffoon,94, of Indianapolis passed away Thursday July 16,2020. She was born in Hymera Indiana to Charles Edward May and Cora E Tucker Cox May. Roxie retired from being a Telephone Operater after thirty on years and enjoyed fishing and being a artist in her spare time and was a member of the New Palestine United Church. The family owned the Laffoon Lounge and the True Value...
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Justin Cole Anderson

March 31, 1986 - July 14, 2020

Justin Cole Anderson, of Indianapolis, Indiana died on July 14,2020 at the age of 34. Justin was born on March 31, 1986 in Indianapolis, IN. He survived by his wife Brittany Greb, his son Braxton Michael Anderson, his father Jeffery Eldon Anderson ( Mindy ) and mother Susan Marie Gulley Carrow. He is also survived by a brother Jacob Ryan Anderson ( Andrea and daughter Adi ) uncle Thomas Lee...
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Thomas Eugene Givan

March 21, 1938 - July 14, 2020

Mr. Thomas Givan, of Indianapolis, Indiana died on July 14, 2020 at the age of 82. Tom was born on March 21, 1938 in Ft. Wayne, IN He is survived by his brother Richard Givan, his 3 children Doug, David, and Steve, 6 grandchildren (Emily, Joel, Jennifer, Abigail, Grant, Natalie) and 2 great-grandchildren (Harper and Aubrielle). He is predeceased by his wife Judie (2014), parents Edward and...
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Leatrice Royer

October 25, 1945 - July 13, 2020

Leatrice Royer, 74, passed away on Monday, July 13, 2020 at St. Vincent Hospital. Leatrice was born the youngest of 15 in Glasgow, Kentucky on October 25, 1945 to William and Ava (Willoughby) Hogue. Leatrice graduated from Austin-Tracy High School in 1963. She married the love of her life on December 30, 1963 and had two children. She was a homemaker, but had many other jobs as well. Leatrice...
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James Morris Bundy

February 11, 1947 - July 11, 2020

James Morris Bundy 72, passed away in Indianapolis on July 11, 2020. Jim was born in Greenfield IN on February 11,1947 to Scott Morris Bundy and Clara Jane Strubbe Bundy. After graduating from New Palestine High School in 1965, Jim later joined the U.S. Army, during the Vietnam War. Jim retired from Fort Harrison as a Logistics Specialist. Jim liked sports either to watch or participate,...
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Shirley Ann Eller

October 18, 1928 - July 9, 2020

Shirley Ann Eller, 91, passed away Thursday July 9,2020, at her residence with her family by her side. She was born in Indianapolis to Leo Bracken and Beatrice Marie Kaiser Bracken October 18,1928 in Indianapolis, IN. Shirley had many interest being a homemaker raising three children Jeffrey Eller, wife Lori, Beth Anne Wiseman, and Linda Kay Hallgarth husband Gregg was her happiest. She also was...
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