Simplicity Funeral & Cremation Care - Indianapolis

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Our Obituaries

Kelly R. Hatfield

January 12, 1982 - April 27, 2022

Kelly Ryan Hatfield, age 40, of Indianapolis, passed away on April 27, 2022. A visitation will be held on Saturday, May 7, 2022 from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service at 1:00 p.m. at Simplicity Funeral & Cremation Care, 7520 Madison Ave., Indianapolis. Arrangements are in the care of Simplicity Funeral & Cremation Care, Indianapolis Chapel.
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James L. Sterrett

September 17, 1935 - April 24, 2022

James Larry Sterrett, age 86, from Indianapolis, passed away Sunday, April 24th, 2022 at 6:30 PM. He was surrounded by his wife Gayla Sterrett,  friends, and loved ones. He was preceded in death by his parents, Chester and Ruth Sterrett, his brothers, Ed, Chester, and Paul Sterrett, and his sister, Judy Wright. He was survived by his loving wife of thirty-three years, Gayla Sterrett, who loves...
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Barbara Jean Riegel

April 3, 1933 - April 9, 2022

Barbara Jean Riegel, 89, beloved sister, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt, and friend went to be with her Lord and Savior on April 9th, 2022, in Franklin, Indiana. Born Barbara Jean Pittard on April 3rd, 1933 to John Barney and Clonia Lucille Pittard, Barbara is survived by brother David Pittard (Sue), daughters Cynthia (Cindy) McHone (Mike) and Constance (Connie) Avellino (Jim)...
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Virginia Ruth Lloyd

October 30, 1921 - April 1, 2022

Virginia Ruth Lloyd, age 100 passed away peacefully on April 1, 2022, Virginia was born on October 30, 1921. Virginia worked in the office of Eli Lilly and then Bullocks Furniture. She lived most of her life in California, but wanted to come back to Indiana to live out the rest of her days. She is survived by her loving son, Lawrence M. Lloyd, granddaughter, Virginia R (Eric) Clements,...
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Gary "Bear" Lee Still

September 25, 1934 - March 29, 2022

Gary L. Still, 87, of Indianapolis, IN, passed away with loved ones by his side on March 29, 2022. He was born in Bloomington, IN on September 25, 1934. Gary was preceded in death by his wife Georgia Ann Still and is survived by 5 children; Theresa, Michael, Mark, Wayne, and Laura (Lori), as well as 7 grandchildren; Candice, Carrie, Tony, Ryan, Jeremy, Gary, and Shaun. Gary enjoyed spending...
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Allen Dwayne Bowman

January 16, 1959 - March 23, 2022

Allen Dwayne Bowman, 63, of Indianapolis, passed away on March 23, 2022. He was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on January 16, 1959 to Henry & Lillie (Caudill) Bowman. Allen grew up on the west side of Indianapolis and attended Ben Davis High School, graduating in 1978.  Allen met his wife of 32 years at Northside Harley Davidson. They had a blended family which they resided in Indianapolis...
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Judith "Judie" Roberts

February 12, 1939 - March 21, 2022

Judith "Judie" Annette Oren Roberts, age 83, of Indianapolis, Indiana passed away peacefully at home and under hospice care, surrounded by family on Monday, March 21, 2022. She had fallen and broken her arm in mid-January; and given her preexisting and numerous health issues the broken arm ultimately proved to be too much. Her cause of death was complications from an inoperable hiatal...
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Andrew Thomas White

January 16, 1960 - March 20, 2022

Andrew Thomas White passed away on Sunday, March 20th, 2022 in Indianapolis, IN, at the age of 62. Andrew was born in Tampa, FL on January 16th, 1960. The youngest of 4 sons, he was always a handful with a penchant for all things wild and outdoors. His passions included hunting, fishing, skiing, hiking, swimming, sailing, camping, cooking, grilling - and so much more. Andrew loved these...
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Carol D Miller

November 8, 1962 - March 18, 2022

Carol D. Miller, 59, of Indianapolis, passed away on March 18, 2022. Carol was born to Beulah Maxine Gordon. Army veteran and always trying to help others before herself. She loved the outdoors, woodworking, crafting jewelry, and dog mom. Carol was preceded in death by her mother. Carol is survived by her Son Charles Miller, Sister Kay (Ray) Fordice, and Brother Rodger Elliott, along...
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Kristol Yvette Toms

October 29, 1985 - March 17, 2022

Kristol Y. Toms, 36, of Indianapolis, passed away on March 17th, 2022. Kristol was born to Yolanda Toms in Indianapolis, IN on October 29, 1985. Although young in body and heart, Kristol had an old soul and was always offering "words of advice" with good intention to those she encountered. On the worst days of people's lives, she was there... a soldier that would ride or die. She loved her...
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Travis Dean Burdine

May 21, 1980 - March 15, 2022

Travis Dean Burdine, age 41, of Greenwood, passed away on Tuesday, March 15, 2022. He was born in Franklin to Kevin Burdine and Laura Harrold. Travis graduated from Greenwood High School in 1998, and joined the Laborers' Union Local 120, working most recently with Wilhelm Construction and Doran Construction in Indianapolis. He was the second biggest fan of the Kansas City Chiefs, next to his...
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Richard Lee Crist

October 25, 1945 - March 7, 2022

Richard Lee Crist, age 76, of Indianapolis, passed away on March 7, 2022. He was born on October 25, 1945 in Anderson to Phyllis (Cook) Mulry. Richard had a wonderful gift for cooking, and was well known for it. He served his country in the United States Air Force, and was a member of the American Legion Post 495, as well as the VFW Post 261. He was excellent at carpentry, and loved the...
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Danny Lee Stockdale

May 14, 1956 - February 23, 2022

Arrangements were handled by Simplicity of Indianapolis. You are invited to sign the guest book and leave a personal message for the family at www.stpierrefamilyfuneral.com.
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Danny Wayne Patrick

October 29, 1953 - February 23, 2022

Danny Wayne Patrick, age 68, of Franklin, passed away on Wednesday, February 23, 2022. He was born on Thursday, October 29, 1953, in Anderson to James and Mollie Patrick. Danny enjoyed fishing, and going hunting.  He is survived by his wife: Jimmie Ruth Patrick of Franklin; sons: Greg Patrick, and Gary Patrick; mother: Mollie Patrick of Pendleton; step-daughter: Kelly (Carlos) Browning of...
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Ginger Lynn Perry

March 22, 1963 - February 19, 2022

Ginger Lynn (Decker) Perry passed away Saturday, February 19, 2022 at IU Health University Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana. She was born March 22, 1963 in Shelbyville, Indiana to James Decker and Patti (White) Mitchell. Ginger was an avid fan of film, poetry, and music. Most of all, she enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. Ginger is survived by her two sons, Cassidy and...
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Lorretta Ann Cox

August 29, 1938 - February 17, 2022

Lorretta Ann Cox, 83, passed away on February 17th, 2022. She was born to Kenneth Charles & Gerturde Armilda Kuhler in Indianapolis on August 29th, 1938. She graduated Arsenal Technical High School in 1956. Lorretta worked for Real Silk Hosiery Mills in accounting and continued her work for Real Silk Investments. Loretta enjoyed the beach and her trips to Florida, crocheting, and making several...
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Bobby Lee Kiser

December 28, 1954 - February 13, 2022

Bobby Lee Kiser, age 67, of Indianapolis, passed away February 13, 2022. He was born in Columbus on December 28, 1954 to Robert Kiser and Doris Endsley, both of whom precede him in death. He was a security guard at Greenwood Village South as well as Friendship Baptist Church in Franklin, of which he was a member. He is survived by his wife of 34 years: Trina Kiser; son: Brandon (Margaux)...
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Eleanor Ann Barker

November 29, 1933 - February 12, 2022

Eleanor Ann Barker, age 88, of Carmel, passed away on February 12, 2022. She was born on November 29, 1933 in Danville, Illinois, to Roscoe and Beulla Seilhymer, both of whom preceded her in death. She is survived by her son: Robert (Julie) Barker; granddaughter: Alexandra Barker; as well as her niece: Diane Varvel, and her children: Charlie, Brian, and Rhonda. Eleanor is also preceded in...
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Gary H. Thompson

July 12, 1953 - February 10, 2022

Gary H. Thompson, age 68, of Indianapolis, passed away on February 10, 2022. He was born on July 12,1953 in Beech Grove to Harlan and Eleanor Thompson, both of whom precede him in death. Gary loved to garden, and had the talent to grow both flowers and vegetables. At a young age he found a love of singing, and carried that with him throughout his life singing in all kinds of different places with...
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Erik Aaron Sheets

August 3, 1979 - February 3, 2022

Erik Aaron Sheets, age 42, of Indianapolis, passed away on February 3, 2022. He was born on August 3, 1979 in Frankfurt am Main in Hesse, Germany. He graduated from Madison Heights High School and went on to earn his Bachelor's degree from Ball State University. He took a position with Argent Properties as a Regional Property Manager and had been working with them for the last sixteen years. Erik...
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Jacquelin Sue Adams

June 23, 1938 - February 2, 2022

Jacquelin Sue Adams, age 83, of Indianapolis, passed away on February 2, 2022. She was born on June 23, 1938 in Indianapolis to John, Sr., and Naomi Oberlies, both of whom preceded her in death. She graduated from West Carrollton High School in Dayton, Ohio, before graduating from the Dayton Art Institute. She went on to take a clerical position with Anthem Blue Cross & Blue Shield. She married...
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Steven Lee Alexander

March 4, 1980 - January 24, 2022

Steven Lee Alexander, 41 passed away during the night on January 23rd, at his home in Indianapolis. Steve was born on March 4, 1980, in Fort Knox, KY to James D. & Linda Alexander. He graduated high school in Beech Grove and later studied at Ivy Tech and began a career in heating and cooling. He was preceded in death by his Father and his grandparents, Richard T. & Rhea D. Harper. He is...
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Anetta M Reed

November 10, 1959 - January 23, 2022

Services entrusted to Simplicity Funeral & Cremation Care of Indianapolis. You are invited to sign the guest book at www.stpierrefamilyfuneral.com and leave a personal message for the family.
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Shirley M. Kennedy

November 18, 1941 - January 23, 2022

Services entrusted to Simplicity Funeral & Cremation Care of Indianapolis. You are invited to sign the guest book at www.stpierrefamilyfuneral.com and leave a personal message for the family.
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Kathleen J. Thompson

October 28, 1956 - January 20, 2022

Kathleen Jo Dees Thompson, age 65, of Indianapolis, passed away on January 20, 2022. She was born on October 28, 1956 in Indianapolis to Ralph and Loretta Dees. She loved to go camping and loved her dog. She attended Sacred Heart grade school, and Harry E. Wood High School. She is survived by her husband: Richard Thompson of Indianapolis; children: Steven (Amanda) Sullivan, and Kelly (Martin)...
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Terry Wayne Steinbrook

January 26, 1951 - January 20, 2022

Terry Wayne Steinbrook, age 70, of Indianapolis, passed away on January 20, 2022. He was born in Indianapolis on January 26, 1951 to Harley George Sr. and Beulah Steinbrook, both of whom precede him in death. He loved to go fishing, and enjoyed putting together projects, woodworking, and working on cars. Most of all he loved to spend time with his family. He is survived by his daughter: Teresa...
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Kerry Howard Buhneing

November 5, 1955 - January 18, 2022

Kerry Howard Buhneing, age 66, of Indianapolis, passed away on Tuesday, January 18, 2022. He was born on Saturday, November 5, 1955 in Indianapolis. Among his survivors are his son: Christopher M. Buhneing, of Indianapolis; and daughter: Naomi (Scott) McCaslin, also of Indianapolis. There are no services scheduled at this time. Arrangements are in the care of Simplicity Funeral & Cremation...
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Carrie Enn Cenobe

January 10, 2022

Carrie Enn Cenobe, age 34, of Indianapolis, was born on Friday, February 20, 1987 and passed away Monday, January 10, 2022. Carrie had down syndrome but was so full of life. She was always happy, always welcomed hugs and kisses, and didn't like to see anyone sad. She always found a way to make you feel better. She enjoyed bowling, dancing, singing, and music. She loved to write you notes to make...
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Michael Robert James Meyers

November 21, 1986 - January 8, 2022

Michael Robert James Meyers, of Indianapolis, was born November 21, 1986, and passed away Saturday, January 8, 2022, at the age of 35. A lifelong resident of Indianapolis, Michael enjoyed all Indiana had to offer. His favorite things included watching the Indiana Pacers, he was a huge figure 8 fan and frequented the Speedrome. He also loved fishing mainly at Lake Monroe but many other places...
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Robert Bruce Wallace

October 25, 1942 - January 4, 2022

Robert Bruce "Spooky" Wallace, age 79, of Indianapolis was passed into the hands of God by His son Christ Jesus after many years of cancer on January 4, 2022. Bruce lived his life by an ancient code where honor, courage, character, integrity and duty mattered above all. He dedicated his avocation time to youth programs through the Boy Scouts of America for more than 60 years. He mentored over...
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Patricia Anne Thomas

December 31, 2021

Patricia Anne (Karsner) Thomas, age 79, of Indianapolis, passed away on December 31, 2021. She was born on November 4, 1942 in Indianapolis to Robert and Amelia Ferguson, both of whom precede her in death. She loved to travel with her family and enjoyed going to casinos. She is survived by her husband: John W. Thomas; son: Anthony (Barbara) Thomas; brother: Glen (Terri) Ferguson; sister:...
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Beverly Sue Hatfield

July 15, 1935 - December 29, 2021

passed away on December 29, 2021, in Greenwood, IN. She was born to Kelsey & Margaret Tabor on July 15, 1935, in Bedford, IN. Beverly attended high school in Bedford. She married the love of her life Richard Hatfield & they spent 54 wonderful years together prior to his passing in 2006. Sue spent the earlier part of her life working for Cook Medical. Sue is survived by her sons; Eric (wife...
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Miriam Alice Hood

September 13, 1941 - December 26, 2021

Miriam Alice (Long) Hood, age 80, of Greenwood, IN, peacefully went to be with Jesus on December 26, 2021. She was born to Leonard and Alice Long in Berea, Ohio, September 13, 1941. She is survived by her husband, Ronald P. Hood; daughters Elizabeth Ann (Eric) Nicholson, Ronda Lynn (Aaron)Troyer; daughter-in-law Shelly Vanlandingham Hood; brothers Leonard Long, Daniel Paul (Beverly) Long,...
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Charles Wesley Adams

January 16, 1935 - December 24, 2021

Charles Wesley Adams, age 86, of Greenwood, passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 24, 2021. Charlie, who also went by Wesley, was born on Wednesday, January 16, 1935 in Lincoln, Nebraska to Vachal and Martha Adams. Charlie retired from Naval Air Warfare Center, Indianapolis, IN. Drafted twice into the armed services, he proudly served our country. For the remainder of his life, he...
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Michael Ward Beckstrand

August 11, 1956 - December 21, 2021

Arrangements under the care of Simplicity Funeral & Cremation Care of Indianapolis
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Ramanbhai Jethabhai Patel

June 1, 1955 - December 19, 2021

Services entrusted to Simplicity Funeral & Cremation Care of Indianapolis.
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Thomas Lee Denney

January 3, 1946 - December 15, 2021

Thomas Lee Denney, age 75, of Indianapolis, passed away December 15, 2021. He was born on January 3rd, 1946 to Kenneth R. and Flossie E. (May) Denney in Indianapolis. Tom was a veteran of the Vietnam War and served honorably in the United States Army, achieving the rank of Specialist. For his service, he earned several medals including the National Defense Service Medal, the Vietnam Service...
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Margaret Ruth Judkins

May 29, 1954 - December 13, 2021

Margaret Ruth Judkins, age 67, of Indianapolis, passed away on December 13, 2021. A visitation will be held on Thursday, January 6, 2022 from 10:00 a.m. until the time of memorial service at noon at Simplicity Funeral & Cremation Care, Indianapolis Chapel, 7520 Madison Ave. Please revisit Margaret's obituary for updated information. Arrangements are in the care of Simplicity Funeral &...
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John Michael Hatfield, Jr.

December 10, 2021 - December 10, 2021

Services are under the care of Simplicity Funeral and Cremation Care of Indianapolis
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Steven Michael Powers

August 2, 1973 - December 10, 2021

Steven Michael Powers, 48, of Indianapolis, Indiana, passed away on Friday, December 10, 2021. He was born August 2, 1973 in Portland, Oregon. Steven is survived by his mother (Diana Powers), his children: Tiana, Porsha, Kay and Logan; his grandmother (Charlene Gray), his brothers, Benjamin (Briana), Troy (Michelle), Josh (Mandy), Dustin and Donnie, as well as many nieces and nephews, aunts,...
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Madlynne Elaine Crooks

August 23, 1943 - December 10, 2021

Puzzles, frogs, and golf—three of the many things that were dear to Madlynne Elaine Crooks (nee Julian), who passed on to greener pastures on December 10, 2021. Madlynne was born to James and Ann Julian on August 23, 1943 in Youngstown Ohio. She graduated from Liberty High School in 1961. She earned her B.S. in education from Youngstown College (now Youngstown State University). Always on...
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Frances Marie Stone

October 6, 1922 - December 9, 2021

Frances Marie Stone, age 99, of Indianapolis, passed away on December 9, 2021. She was born on October 6, 1922 in Monticello, Indiana, to William and Emma Rains, both of whom precede her in death. She married Charles Stone on June 14, 1946, and together they enjoyed 70 years of marriage. He also precedes her in death. She worked as a bookkeeper and accountant who liked cooking, sewing, music...
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Kenneth Earl Brissey, Jr.

November 30, 1944 - December 5, 2021

Kenneth Earl Brissey, age 77, of New Castle, passed away on December 5, 2021. He was born in Indianapolis on November 30, 1944 to Kenneth and Carolina Brissey. He graduated from Ben Davis High School, and retired from IMI after 32 years of service. He was known as a family man who liked to go camping, boating, fishing, watching the Indianapolis Colts play, and playing his guitar. He loved to...
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Dolores Lynn Knowles

April 25, 1944 - December 2, 2021

Dolores "Lori" Knowles, nee Skorupa, passed away December 2, 2021 after suffering many years with dementia. She was a loved daughter, wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt and friend of many. Lori was born April 26, 1944 in Chicago, IL to Doris and Eugene Skorupa, the middle of 2 siblings: Sandy Barnett of Zachary, LA, and the late Al Skorupa. She and her late husband Jack were...
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Janet Cecilia Campbell

November 22, 1967 - November 26, 2021

Janet C. Campbell, age 54, passed away on November 26, 2021 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Janet was born in Frankfort, Indiana, on November 22, 1967 to James and Marcia Litel. She married Rickey Campbell on December 12, 1987. Janet was someone who loved life and her family. She was always there when you needed her the most. She loved to laugh and reminisce about memories with family and friends. ...
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Denton J. Hiatt

February 19, 1940 - November 24, 2021

Denton Jay Hiatt, age 81, of Franklin, passed away at the Indiana Masonic Home in Compass Park on November 24, 2021. He was born on February 19, 1940 in Lawrence, Kansas, to Theron Jay and Hazel Wells Hiatt. They moved from Kansas to Five Points, near Mooresville, Indiana, and graduated from Mooresville High School in 1958. He was a skilled welder who could perform all types of welding. Denton...
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Ray D Oller

June 23, 1937 - November 24, 2021

84, of Indianapolis, passed away on November 24, 2021. He was born June 23, 1937, in Prentiss, Kentucky to Leonard Willis Oller and Stelva Jones(Garner). Ray served his country in the Army and was stationed in Alaska where he found the landscape he could enjoy his hobbies of fishing, hunting, and camping which he would take back home once his service was complete. Ray married Linda and they...
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Barbara Ann Dunigan

August 29, 1958 - November 24, 2021

Barbara Ann Dunigan, age 63, of Indianapolis, passed away on November 24, 2021. She was born on August 29, 1958 to John and Marcella Barr. She is survived by her children: Thomas, Sabrina and Amanda; as well as her siblings: Patricia, Cindy, Mikey and Tinky. A visitation will be held on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 from 12:00 p.m. until the time of service at 2:00 p.m. at Simplicity Funeral ...
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Burton Lee Garten

November 15, 2021

Burton Lee Garten, 67, of Greenwood, Indiana passed away on the evening of November 15, 2021 at home. Burton was born in Franklin, Indiana to the late James R. Garten and Emalou (Burton) Garten. After graduating from Southport High School in Indianapolis in 1972, Burton went on to graduate from Indiana University Bloomington in 1976 and received his J.D. from Indiana University School of Law...
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Harriet "Kay" Radtke

July 25, 1943 - November 12, 2021

Harriet "Kay" Radtke, age 78, of Indianapolis, passed away on November 12, 2021. She was born on July 25, 1943 in Indianapolis to Carl and Margaret Morris, both of whom precede her in death. She married the love of her life, Herbert Radtke, in 1963. Together they enjoyed 58 years of marriage. She worked at Ben Davis High School for many years, retiring in 2001 as their Treasurer. Kay enjoyed...
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Betty Jane Hayes

March 5, 1930 - November 11, 2021

Betty Jane Hayes, age 91, of Greenwood, passed away on November 11, 2021. She was born on March 5, 1930 in Indianapolis to Jesse E. and Lourana Druin Everett, both of whom precede her in death. Betty had a love of crafts, especially working with wood. She also enjoyed going to the casinos, and had a special place in her heart for cats. She gave a loving forever home to every cat she could. ...
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Russell Lee Towles

July 20, 1956 - November 6, 2021

Russell Lee Towles, age 65, of Greenwood, passed away on November 6, 2021. He was born in Beech Grove on July 20, 1956 to Henry and Nora Towles. Russell graduated from Warren Central High School before serving his country in the United States Army. He was an avid Indianapolis Colts fan, and enjoyed relaxing with a Bud Light while he watched them play. He is survived by his sons: Chad Towles,...
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Chester H. Fabian, Jr.

September 3, 1968 - October 27, 2021

Chester Howard Fabian, Jr., age 53, passed away on October 27, 2021. He was born in Indianapolis on September 3, 1968 to Chester Sr. and Josephine Fabian, both of whom precede him in death. Chester enjoyed going fishing and bowling. He is survived by his daughter: Chastina (Gerald) Wilson of Martinsville; son: Michael Lamb of Indianapolis; fiancee of 28 years: Melissa Lamb of Indianapolis;...
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Mark S. DeHoff

June 30, 1953 - October 27, 2021

Mark Scott DeHoff, 68, passed away peacefully in a hospital bed on Wednesday, October 27th, from a courageous battle with lung cancer and many other health issues, that ended in a draw. His youngest son Seth was by his side. Born June 30th, 1953, to Albert DeHoff, and Betty Rich (Mavis) in Baltimore, Maryland. He married Michele Marie Ehatt on July 18, 1975. They spent forty-six wonderful years...
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Donald Fred Ramsey

May 16, 1961 - October 20, 2021

Donald Fred Ramsey, age 60, of Indianapolis, passed away on October 20, 2021. He was born on May 16, 1961 in Indianapolis to William H. Ramsey and Evelyn Kesler Ramsey Wilson. He served his country in the United States Army. He is survived by his mother: Evelyn Kesler Ramsey Wilson; girlfriend of 19 years: Peggy Bailey; stepsons: Jessie (Lora) Duncan, and Tony (Niki Blakely) Duncan; brothers:...
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Michele M. DeHoff

May 12, 1956 - October 18, 2021

Michele Marie DeHoff (Ehatt), 65, passed away peacefully in her home on Sunday, October 17th, from a courageous battle with Liver and Colon cancer. Born May 12, 1956, to George Joseph Ehatt, IV and Beatrice Ehatt (Hornsby) in Baltimore, Maryland. She married Mark Scott DeHoff on July 18, 1975. They spent forty-six wonderful years in matrimony and raised five children together. Michele...
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Holly J. Coleman

July 12, 1960 - October 17, 2021

Holly J. Coleman, age 61, of Indianapolis, passed away on October 17, 2021. She was born on July 12, 1960 in Newark, New Jersey, to John and Theresa Cobb, both of whom precede her in death. Holly was a member of Mars Hill Free Methodist Church, and a previous member of the Order of the Eastern Star. She enjoyed crafting, but loved spending time with her grandchildren the most.  Holly is...
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Shirley Ann Dawson

August 8, 1937 - October 16, 2021

Shirley Ann Dawson, age 84, of Indianapolis, passed away on October 16, 2021. She was born on August 8, 1937 in Jackson, Michigan, to Lanice and Lucille Worsham, both of whom precede her in death. She graduated from Arsenal Tech High School and dedicated her life to taking care of her family.  She is survived by her children: Randy (Nancy) Dawson, Ronnie Dawson, and Lorra (Bill) Hancock; and...
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Tosha Vick

April 8, 1981 - October 12, 2021

Tosha was born on April 8, 1981 in Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. She passed away on Tuesday October 12, 2021 in Clearwater, Florida. She is survived by her parents, Tommy and Diana Vick, brother and sister-in-law Donald and Kerry Vick, nephew and niece Avery and Audrey Vick and grandparents Gordon and Dorothy Vick, as well as many other extended family. She is preceded in death by grandparents...
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Kaiya Renee' Collins

January 21, 2000 - October 11, 2021


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Derek Michael Hine

December 7, 1983 - October 4, 2021

On October 4, 2021, my loving son, Derek Michael Hine passed away unexpectedly after suffering from a long-term illness. He was born December 7, 1983, at St. Francis hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana. He attended Greenwood high school and graduated from Lincoln Tech as a diesel mechanic. His employment included landscaping and construction. Derek enjoyed country music, all sports, and fishing...
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Michael Dean Collins

August 3, 1961 - October 4, 2021

Michael Dean Collins, age 60, of Beech Grove, passed away on Monday, October 4, 2021. He was born on August 3, 1961 in Franklin to Richard and Louella Collins, both of whom precede him in death, along with his brother: Jack Collins. He attended Southport High School before joining the United States Marine Corps. Mike was a carpenter by trade, retiring in August of 2021. He loved to hang out with...
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Robert V. Fort

January 31, 1937 - September 28, 2021

Robert V. "Bob" Fort, 84, of Indianapolis, passed away September 28, 2021. He was born on January 31, 1937 in Indianapolis to the late, Cephas and Loretta Fort. Bob graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering and worked for many years as a self-employed contractor. He was a member at Calvary Lutheran Church. He enjoyed woodworking and doing puzzles. Bob...
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Daniel Louis Griffard

March 31, 1960 - September 27, 2021

Mr. Daniel Louis Griffard , 61, of Indianapolis, IN passed from this life on Monday, September 27, 2021 at his brother's home with family by his side. Dan was born in Indianapolis on March 31, 1960, the youngest child of James B. and Irene (Baken) Griffard, and grew up in Westfield, IN, where he attended Westfield High School. He worked many years in retail sales and management, ending his...
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Richard Utke

October 16, 1948 - September 27, 2021

Poland, IN – Richard Patrick Utke Sr. passed away peacefully with his three children by his side on Monday, September 27,2021 at Putnam County Hospital after a long fight with Leukemia Cancer. Putnam County Hospital was so caring and allowed many of his loved ones in the room to say their good-byes in his final moments. Richard was born in Wisconsin, on October 16, 1948, to William (Bill) and...
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Douglas H. Tussey

July 22, 1951 - September 23, 2021

Douglas Herbert Tussey, age 70, of Indianapolis, passed away Thursday, September 23, 2021. He was born on Sunday, July 22, 1951 in Indianapolis to Mathew H. and Rita K. Tussey, both of whom precede him in death. Doug graduated from Manual High School in 1969 and earned his Associate's Degree from I.T.T. in Tool Engineering. He went on to work for the state of Indiana for 35 years as a bank...
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Noble Max Parke

April 6, 1931 - September 22, 2021

Noble Max Parke, age 90, of Beech Grove, passed away on Wednesday, September 22, 2021. He was born on Monday, April 6, 1931 in Warrick County near Lynnville, Indiana, to Winfrey and Allieen Parke. He attended Spurgeon High School and went on to serve in the United States Army from 1951-1953 before going to work for Western Electric and AT&T. Noble enjoyed NASCAR, particularly the Daytona 500. ...
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Tyler Kaine Davis

September 3, 1994 - September 20, 2021

Tyler Kaine Davis, 27, passed away on September 20, 2021 in his hometown of Indianapolis, Indiana. Tyler was a caring son, grandson, brother, nephew, cousin, and friend and will be remembered as an introspective and thoughtful soul that touched the hearts of many. At a young age, Tyler was very skilled at sports and especially loved to play baseball. In his older years, he loved to go fishing and...
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Quentin Isaiah Wilson

May 30, 1995 - September 19, 2021

Quentin Isaiah Wilson, 26, of Fishers, passed away on September 19, 2021, from natural causes. He was known for being cheerful and spunky, and a friend recently said Quentin would light up the room when he walked in. Quentin hated school and it showed in his behavior when he was younger, but he realized the need for it later, and earned a degree in Cyber Security. He was smart and enjoyed working...
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James L. Despain

February 15, 1963 - September 18, 2021

James L. Despain, of Indianapolis passed away on Saturday, September 18, 2021. James was born in Indianapolis on February 15, 1963, to Bob and Donna Despain. He worked for Joint and Clutch Service for many years as a clutch repairman. James is survived by his wife, Edythe Despain. There are no services scheduled. Arrangements entrusted to Simplicity Funeral and Cremation Care
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Betty L. Brandman

October 29, 1927 - September 17, 2021

Betty L. Brandman, age 93, of Indianapolis, passed away on Friday, September 17, 2021. She was born in Indianapolis on Saturday, October 29, 1927 to George and Margaret Slater. Betty was a bookkeeper who enjoyed crafts, painting, and reading. She is survived by her daughter: Carol Hunter of Ione, California; sons: Mike Nelson of Silver Springs, Florida, and Robert Nelson of Bremerton,...
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Leroy Bibbs

December 7, 1972 - September 16, 2021

Leroy Bibbs, 48 of Anderson, Indiana passed away the morning of September 16, 2021. He was a loving father, husband and friend who will be greatly missed by all who knew him. He will be missed by his work brothers at his job of 7 years. (Pavement Solutions) Leroy loved riding his motorcycle and cookouts with family and friends. He leaves behind to cherish his memory wife Amellia Bibbs, Brother...
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Tom Moore

September 29, 1973 - September 11, 2021

Tom Moore, 47, of Fairland, Indiana passed away on Saturday, September 11, 2021. Tom was born in Bellarie, Ohio on September 29, 1973 to Buss Moore Jr. and Donna Kay Seever. Tom grew up in Moundsville, West Virginia before moving with his bother to Indianapolis. Tom met the love of his life Pam in 1999. The two married in August of 2001 and together raised three children. He was a hardworking man...
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Kevin Taylor

September 15, 1957 - September 10, 2021

Kevin Taylor, age 63, of Franklin, passed away on Friday, September 10, 2021. He was born in Franklin, Indiana on September 15, 1957 to Lloyd and Sophie Taylor, both of whom precede him in death. Kevin was a graduate of Greenwood High School who went on to work for Kopetsky Trucking, then retiring from Vansickle Trucking. He liked to play chess and liked old cars and motorcycles. He is...
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Kim E. Hoffman

September 10, 1960 - September 8, 2021

Kim E. Hoffman, age 60, of Mooresville, passed away on September 8, 2021. She was born in Lafayette, Indiana, on September 10, 1960 to Larry and Sandra Hoffman. Kim graduated from Toledo University, earning her Bachelor's Degree in Marketing. She is survived by her mother: Sandra Hoffman; brother: Paul (Nancy) Hoffman; fiancee: Rob Westbrook; and nieces: Marie Hoffman and Emma Hoffman. Kim...
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Kelly J Smith

November 4, 1959 - September 3, 2021

Kelly J. Smith, 61, passed away on September 3, 2021. She was born on November 4, 1959 to the late Arthur Eugene and Iva Lorene (Ratliff) Smith. Kelly was a 1978 graduate of Franklin Community High School. She had been employed by the United States Postal Service for 31 years. Kelly enjoyed spending time with her family. She always enjoyed being the hostess and loved serving all. She enjoyed...
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Gleda L. Cramer

June 25, 1928 - September 3, 2021

Gleda Cramer of Greenwood, Indiana passed away on September 3, 2021. She was born in Washington, Indiana. She started working at the Greyhound Bus Station after graduation from Washington High School. She moved to Bloomington, Indiana when she was 30 years old and managed the Greyhound Bus Station in Bloomington for 33 years. She was known for being very smart and for her strong work ethic. She...
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Wilma Joan Brandes

April 28, 1927 - August 28, 2021

Wilma Joan Brandes of Indianapolis, IN passed away on Saturday, August 28, 2021. Joan was born a daughter of the late Clarence and Louise Pelley Brown. Joan attended Shortridge High School and Manuel High School where she graduated from. On June 28, 1946 she was married to the love of her life Roy Brandes at Bethany Lutheran Church in Indianapolis. They were able to spend 49 years together before...
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Traci Lynne Wilmoth

May 11, 1989 - August 26, 2021

Traci Lynne Wilmoth, age 32, of Indianapolis, passed away on August 26, 2021. She was born in Indianapolis on May 11, 1989 to Wilburn and Shirley Wilmoth, both of whom survive her. She was a graduate of Perry Meridian High School and went on to earn her Master of Science in Criminal Justice and Public Safety Management degree from IUPUI. Traci applied her education to pursue her passion, which...
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Larry David Byers

July 22, 1944 - August 22, 2021

Larry David Byers, 77, passed away August 22, 2021. Dave was born in Bedford, Indiana on July 22, 1944. He graduated from Mooresville High School and served in the U.S. Navy from 1964 to 1967. He retired from Siemans in 2009. Dave is preceded in death by his father Carl, mother Mary, brother Donald, and son Michael. He is survived by his beautiful wife of 43 years, Del, four children,...
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Debra Kay Poynter Meece

November 16, 1962 - August 21, 2021

Debra Kay (Poynter) Meece, age 58, of Indianapolis, passed away August 21, 2021. She was born on November 16, 1962 to Howard and Mary Poynter, both of whom precede her in death. She had a deep love for animals, even riding and showing horses when she was younger. Debra also enjoyed playing in recreational softball leagues, drawing and coloring, and also cooking. What she loved most was taking...
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Janet Zeller

July 30, 1953 - August 18, 2021

Janet Zeller, 68, of Indianapolis, IN passed away peacefully, surrounded by her daughters on August 18, 2021. Janet was born on July 30, 1953, in Brooklyn, NY to Sylvia Zeller. Janet was a carpenter by trade and a passionate woman who will be greatly missed by all. Janet was someone who loved with her whole heart. She put her love into everything she did. From building furniture to creating her...
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Teazu Morris

June 28, 1968 - August 17, 2021

Teazu Tatiana Jeridale Morris June 28, 1968 to August 17, 2021 A Time for Everything ...
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Nellie M. Clark

March 31, 1927 - August 11, 2021

Ms. Nellie Mae Frances Clark, 94, departed this life on Wednesday, August 11, 2021. Nellie was born on March 31, 1927 in Glendale, KY as the second oldest of five children born to the late James Sydney Phillips and Mary R. Brashear. Nellie professed her love for Christ and was baptized at a young age. Nellie attended Booker T. Washington in Shelbyville, IN. In 1946, Nellie gave birth to...
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Mildred F. Haptonstall

March 31, 1933 - August 9, 2021

Mildred F. Haptonstall, 88, of Greenwood, passed into eternal life at Community Hospital South on August 8, 2021. She was born to Kenneth Crago Partridge and Mildred (Fee) Partridge on March 31, 1933, in Honesdale, PA. She leaves behind her sons, Fred Haptonstall (Cindy) of Onalaska, WA, and Gary Haptonstall (Shannon Phillips) of Clayton, IN; her brother, Ken Partridge (Rosellé) of Franklin,...
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Donald Ray Fajardo, Jr.

August 12, 1984 - July 28, 2021

Donald "Donnie" R. Fajardo, age 36, passed away on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. He was born on Sunday, August 12, 1984 in Phoenix, Arizona. Donnie graduated from Centennial High School in Peoria, Arizona, with the class of 2003, and enjoyed  woodworking, fishing, and riding his Harley. He was assigned to Engine 44 B Shift and was a member of IFD Class 83, sworn in on Feb. 12, 2018. Prior to his...
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Bradley C. Wooten

November 8, 1957 - July 28, 2021

Bradley C. Wooten, age 63, of Indianapolis, passed away on July 28, 2021. He was born on November 8, 1957 in Indianapolis. He loved being a Mason (PM, Tiler of A.A.S.R., MSA), and was a member of Pleasant Lodge #134, Scottish Rite, York Rite, Murat Shrine and many other organizations. He is survived by his wife of 26 years: Trish Wooten of Indianapolis; son: Bradley T. Wooten of Indianapolis;...
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Rachel Michelle Evans

February 14, 1980 - July 27, 2021

Rachel Michelle Evans, age 41, of Camby, passed away on Tuesday, July 27, 2021. She was born on February 14, 1980 in Indianapolis to David Lawrence and Karen Dempsey. Rachel graduated from Mooresville High School in 1998, and went on to earn her Bachelor's Degree in General Studies at Ivy Tech Community College in 2002 before furthering her education by earning her Associate's Degree of Applied...
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Michelle Browning

December 20, 1956 - July 12, 2021

Michelle Browning, 65, passed away July 12, 2021 at her residence in Worthington, Indiana. Michelle was born to Donald Hawkins and Rosemary (McGraw) Hawkins in Indianapolis, Indiana. Michelle was an outgoing, spirited, caring individual. She loved her dog Mariska and her grandkids. She loved the countryside, she enjoyed waking up to beautiful sunrises and being able to see the deer come right...
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Stephen Otis Jones

August 6, 1939 - July 6, 2021

Stephen Otis Jones, of Indianapolis, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 6, 2021 at Manor Care Health Services, Indianapolis, Indiana. Steve was born in Columbia City, Indiana on Sunday, August 6, 1939, the only child of Stephen and Gretchen Jones. He attended Howe Military School in northern Indiana in his teen years. He later attended Indiana University and, after receiving his degree,...
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Michael D. Maines

September 27, 1941 - July 4, 2021

Michael D. Maines, age 79, of Indianapolis, passed away on Sunday, July 4, 2021. He was born on September 27, 1941 and attended Arsenal Technical High School. He went on to work as a groundskeeper for Indianapolis Public Schools for 30 years.  He is survived by his wife: Linda Maines of Indianapolis; sons: Michael A. Maines of Indianapolis, Donald (April) Maines of Greenwood, and Brian Maines...
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Dennis Riley, Jr.

March 1, 1999 - July 3, 2021

Dennis Riley, Jr., affectionately known as "Little Dennis", was born in Chicago, Illinois to LaToya Wade-Over and Dennis Riley, Sr. on March 1, 1999. Dennis was a quiet young man with a beautiful spirit. As a child, he was always smiling. He loved listening to music, playing games, dancing, and making new friends. Dennis loved to swim, loved food, loved being with and helping his family. Dennis...
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Jessica Kelly Ward

March 24, 1978 - June 30, 2021

Jessica Kelly Ward, age 43, of Trafalgar, IN, passed away on Wednesday, June 30, 2021 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Jessica was born on March 24, 1978 in Indianapolis to Michael G. Goodwin and Brenda L. (Bradford) White. She was a 1996 graduate of Southport High School and was employed by 3B Supply as a purchasing agent. She was a loving wife and mother who loved to collect...
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Gregory Allen Crider

March 6, 1950 - June 28, 2021

Gregory Allen Crider, age 71, of Lizton, passed away on Monday, June 28, 2021. He was born on Monday, March 6, 1950, in Ft.Wayne to Donald and Pauline Crider. He was a graduate of Speedway High School and went on to work for the Town of Speedway for over 40 years, with most of that time spent as the Assistant Street Commissioner. His effort and dedication to the residents of Speedway earned him...
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Andrew James Hutson

May 26, 1989 - June 25, 2021

Andrew James Hutson, age 32, of Greenwood, passed away on Friday, June 25, 2021. He was born on Friday, May 26, 1989 in Indianapolis to Tim Hutson and Andrea Hutson. He was a part of the the men's group at The Father's House, and was in his third year of studying at the Supernatural Ministries Training Institute. He is survived by his daughter: Jocelyn Neveah of Hawaii; mother: Andrea Hutson...
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Pearl T. Faust

November 23, 1948 - June 15, 2021

Pearl Therese Daly Faust, 72, of Indianapolis, IN, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 15, 2021, surrounded by her loving children. She was born November 23, 1948, in Great Falls, MT to Clifford and Anna (Bostian) Daly. At age 12, Pearl moved with her family to Indiana where she attended St. Jude Catholic School and later graduated from Chartrand High School (Roncalli). She studied nursing...
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Jacob Tyler Ransdell

October 30, 1990 - June 14, 2021

Jacob Tyler Ransdell, age 30, of Greenfield, passed away on Monday, June 14, 2021. Among those surviving Jacob are his partner: Stanley A. Jones, II; mother: Lisa R. (Timothy L. Cross) Cross-Vinci; maternal grandparents: Dan and Bonnie Vinci; The Ransdell Family, brother: Tomy (Danielle) Bruno; sisters: Anessa (Ryan) Skidmore, Rebecca Ransdell, and Renee Ransdell; as well as several nieces...
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Sharon R. Ruckersfeldt

November 15, 1937 - June 11, 2021

Sharon R. Ruckersfeldt, 83, passed away Friday evening, June 11, 2021. She was a long-time resident of Indianapolis. Sharon was born November 15, 1937 in Washington, IN to Ruth E. (Ricks) McGuire and Roy W. McGuire. She is survived by her husband of 64 years Kenneth R. Ruckersfeldt and their five children: Stacey (John) Barrington, Seguin, TX; Kevin (Michelle) Ruckersfeldt, Overland Park, KS;...
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Dereatha Sue Ramsey

January 25, 1962 - June 11, 2021

Dereatha Sue Ramsey, age 59, of Indianapolis, passed away on Friday, June 11, 2021. She was born on January 25, 1962 in Indianapolis to John and Viola Welch. She loved her coffe, and enjoyed spending time with her grandkids and playing games on her phone. She is survived by her husband of 35 years: William Ramsey of Indianapolis; father: John Lee Welch of Charlestown; daughters: Destinny (Ray...
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Matthew Smith

October 15, 1985 - June 9, 2021

Matthew "Peanut" Scott Smith tragically left us on June 9, 2021. He was born in Abilene, Texas on October 15, 1985. From the day he was born he brought smiles and laughter wherever he went. He will always be remembered for his big smile, sense of humor and unimaginable energy. Matt leaves behind his two daughters Kaelie Amerikas Nicole and Emary Emilia, his parents Lori and Richard Starrett,...
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