Flanner and Buchanan Funeral Center Zionsville

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

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

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

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

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


Our Obituaries

Harold Mulligan

April 24, 1923 - October 11, 2015

Harold W. Mulligan, 92, passed away October 11, 2015 in Rochester, Indiana. Harold was born April 24, 1923 in Philadelphia, PA. He was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Margaret Mary Mulligan. Harold served in the US Marines for 4 years during WWII in the South Pacific. He retired in 1986 from Ford Motor Company after 44 years. Survivors include children; Peggy (Dale), James (Treva...
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Patricia A. Hutsell

August 14, 1947 - October 11, 2015

Patricia A. Hutsell Passed away October 11, 2015. Patty was born in Indianapolis on August 14, 1947, daughter of Lawrence and Evelyn Cummins. She was the fourth child of the seven siblings. Patty was an LPN and worked at Riley Children's Hospital from 1975-1978. As a member of Zionsville Fellowship since 1983, she had many roles including serving as a deacon and a leader of Habits of the Heart...
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Alan Lewis Reed

May 15, 1957 - October 6, 2015

Alan Reed, 58, Indianapolis, passed away Tuesday, October 6, 2015. Alan was born May 15, 1957 in Springfield, Ohio. He worked as a chaplain for IU Health, was a volunteer at Church at the Crossing, as well as a former pastor and missionary in Japan and Hong Kong for the First Church of God in Anderson, Indiana. Alan was an incredible family man who loved all people and spent each day of his...
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Richard L. Jennings

August 28, 1928 - October 6, 2015

Richard Leon Jennings, age 87, Indianapolis, Indiana passed away on October 6th at his home in Robin Run Retirement Village. Richard (Dick) was born August 28, 1928 in Lodi, NY to Verner and Pearl (Huff) Jennings. Dick graduated from New York University - Alfred Technical Institute with an Associate degree in Electronics Engineering and later achieved a bachelor's degree in Business from the...
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Elizabeth W. Lauezenhiser

October 12, 1964 - October 1, 2015

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John Miller

August 14, 1947 - September 30, 2015

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Dale Kete Cockrell, MD

September 6, 1938 - September 29, 2015

Dale Kete Cockrell M.D. 79, passed away on Tuesday, September 29, 2015. He was born in Double Springs, Al., to Haskell Cockrell and Velma Blake Cockrell. He lived there until he was 13 years old and his family moved to Muncie, Indiana, where he graduated from Muncie Central High School at the age of 16. He then worked until he could join the Navy. After he was honorably discharged Kete returned...
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Shiduo Xiao

July 2, 1930 - September 27, 2015

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Raymond Eugene Reed

October 2, 1926 - September 24, 2015

Raymond Eugene Reed, 88, formerly of Oxford, Indiana joined his family in Heaven on September 24th, 2015. October 2, 1926 was a happy autumn day when he was born to the late Rufus and Mary Reed. His parents lovingly taught him to live by the Golden Rules, respect and love for God and his country. Raymond attended Oxford High School. He was a member of the Blue Devils basketball team, the team...
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Charles "Chuck" Phillips

June 8, 1943 - September 21, 2015

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Michael John O'Connor

July 26, 1959 - September 20, 2015

Michael John O'Connor, 56 Years Old, Passed away September 20th, 2015. Born in Chicago, Illinois, July 26th 1959, loving husband and best friend to Imelda and proud and devoted father to Maryann, Margaret and Meaghan,dear brother to Mary (Patrick) Drout, Elizabeth (Christopher) Thomas and John (Eleni), preceded in death by his parents Anne and Michael John O'Connor, Uncle to Erin, Sean, Brian,...
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David James "DJ" Preece

April 11, 2003 - September 12, 2015

David James "DJ" Preece, a lifelong resident of Zionsville, Indiana, died unexpectedly on September 12, 2015, after a brief 24 hour illness. He was 12 years old. DJ is survived by his parents, Denise and Douglas Preece; his sister, Arden Preece; his grandparents, Richard and Ruth Preece; his grandmother, Jocelyn Tompkin; his great-grandmother, Nola Crouse; and numerous aunts, uncles, and...
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Louise I. Erwin

May 25, 1940 - September 8, 2015

Louise Irene Erwin, aged 75, died peacefully with her family gathered near her on September 8th, 2015 at her home in Lebanon, Indiana, after a 14 year struggle with cancer. Louise was born May 25th, 1940, in Chicago, Illinois; the daughter of William Carl Dittmer and Rissa Mae Bowser. Louise thoroughly enjoyed gardening, reading and spending time with her four grandchildren. In 1959,...
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Eula Adams

June 21, 1920 - September 3, 2015

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Gregory A Graham

April 2, 1951 - September 1, 2015

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Mary Lou Hampton

December 11, 1929 - August 31, 2015

Mary Lou Hampton, 85, of Zionsville, passed away on Monday, August 31, 2015. She was born December 11, 1929 in Cleveland, Ohio. Mary Lou is survived by her loving husband of 65 years, Fred E. Hampton; children, Deborah A. Jack, Diane L. Kellogg (Howard), Michael F. Hampton (Jill), 7 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren, sister Carol, and several nieces and nephews. She was a member of Anytime...
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Gary Henry Kling

July 3, 1933 - August 21, 2015

Gary Henry Kling, 82, passed away suddenly on August 21, 2015 while visiting family in New Lisbon, Wisconsin. Born July 3, 1933 in Whitehall, WI to Hilbert and Gladys (Hanson) Kling, he spent his school years in Wisconsin. He graduated in Civil Engineering from UW Madison in 1955. He married his college sweetheart, Doris Zechel on June 18, 1955, recently celebrating 60 years together. They...
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Rose Stephens

July 14, 1929 - August 15, 2015

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Robert "Bob" Veenstra

May 15, 1943 - August 13, 2015

Robert L. (Bob) Veenstra, 72, of Zionsville, Indiana, went to be with his Lord and Savior on August 13, 2015. Bob was born in Detroit, Michigan, on May 15, 1943, to Roy and Sue Veenstra. He received master's degrees in math and electrical engineering from the University of Michigan and a law degree from the Detroit College of Law. Bob used his engineering and legal training and his superb...
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Matthew H. Gates

November 3, 1920 - August 11, 2015

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Lucille Williams

May 25, 1923 - August 7, 2015

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Sallie C. Parrott

May 16, 1923 - August 4, 2015

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Sherry Postma

August 13, 1950 - August 1, 2015

Sherry A. Postma, 64, of Zionsville, passed away on August 1, 2015. Sherry was born on August 13, 1950 to the late Andrew and Marian Fiske Gravelie in Indianapolis. She worked for over 30 years as the heart and soul of UFCW Local 700 before retiring July 1, 2013. Sherry is survived by her loving husband, Steven Postma, 1 daughter Marian, 2 step daughters Rachel and Stephanie, and a son, Josh...
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Luetta Williams

September 5, 1934 - July 31, 2015

Luetta Ann (Hunter) Williams, 80, of Franklin, Indiana, formerly of Martinsville, Indiana, passed away on Friday, July 31, 2015, at Franklin United Methodist Home, Rehab I, surrounded by her family, friends and very special nurses. Luetta was born September 5, 1934, in Zionsville, Indiana and was the daughter of Kester and Audra Yula Shirley Coval. She graduated from Zionsville High School and...
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Randolph "Randy" Lamberjack

July 20, 1959 - July 29, 2015

Randy Lamberjack passed away peacefully at home on July 29th. He was 56 years old. Randy is survived by his wife Cindy; his sons Joe and Ben; his brothers Mike (Carol), Duane, Bill (Linda), Frank (Wendy); nieces Christy, Sarah, Rachel and Maggie; and nephews Matt, Andy, Levi, Elijah, and David. He was preceded in death by his father and mother, Robert and Fannie Lamberjack, and brother Steven. ...
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Joanne Carroll

October 3, 1927 - July 29, 2015

Joanne Bockel Carroll, of Johnstown, PA passed away on July 29, 2015 at the age of 87 in Lebanon,IN surrounded by love and happiness. Joanne was the oldest child of George R. and Marguerite DeWees Bockel. Preceded in death by parents, husband, Thomas L. Carroll and sister, Dorothy Jeanne Bockel. Survived by daughters, Christine, married to Vincent Cagle (IN) and Amy, married to Douglas Rose ...
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Mahla Ann Keller

December 7, 1919 - July 27, 2015

Mahla Ann Keller, 95, passed away on Monday, July 27th 2015 in Zionsville, Indiana. Mahla was born on December 7, 1919 in Slick, Oklahoma to the late William Carl Sill and Alice Alberta Carter. She resided in Jenison, Michigan for over 20 years, where she worked as an accountant for various organizations before relocating to Indiana. Mahla is survived by her two daughters; Wyoma Raad and...
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Mary Patricia Conry

May 23, 1922 - July 13, 2015

Mary Patricia Kane Conry, 93, of Zionsville died July 13, 2015. Mary was born on May 23, 1922 to the late John Timothy Kane and Marguerite Veronica Daly in Manitoba, Canada. She attended Holy Trinity High School in River Forest, Illinois, were she still served as an Alumni. Mary worked for many years for St. Vincent at a central sterile supply technician. She was a member of St. Alphonsus...
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Mary Ellen Harrington

October 28, 1935 - July 12, 2015

Mary Ellen Harrington October 28, 1935 – July 12, 2015 Mary Ellen Harrington, 79, died on July 12 in Zionsville, Indiana. She was born October 28, 1935 in Madison, Wisconsin to Dr. Paul and Mary Brehm. She graduated from Edgewood High School in 1953 and Edgewood College in Madison, Wisconsin in 1957. She was a fourth grade teacher in West Allis, Wisconsin and Madison, Wisconsin and later...
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James Robinson Keller

April 17, 1924 - July 9, 2015

James R Keller, 91 of Zionsville died July 09, 2015. Jim was born on April 17 1924 in Indianapolis to Zephaniah Enar and Lena Eleanor (Benham) Keller. He served our country in the United States Army and our community with the Indianapolis Fire Department for 24 years retiring in 1973. Jim is survived by his loving with Dorothy Matilda (Falkenroth) Keller and their children Linda S. Voss, and...
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Thomas Disch

May 15, 1955 - July 7, 2015

Thomas "Tom" John Disch of Indianapolis, IN died peacefully July 7, 2015, surrounded by his family. He was born in Cincinnati, OH on May 15, 1955 to the late John Thomas Disch and Patsy Ruth (Kennedy) Disch. Tom was a graduate of Lawrenceburg High School, and attended Marian College. He was the owner and founder of Direct Plus, Inc which he started in 1994. Tom travelled a lot, enjoyed...
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Inda J. Fetters

March 19, 1943 - July 3, 2015

Inda J. Fetters, 72, died July 3rd, 2015 in Zionsville, Indiana. Inda lived in Indianapolis for many years but was very happy to move back to the town of her youth, later in life. One of four daughters of John and Clara Martin, Inda grew up in the home that still stands at the corner of 5th and Ash. Inda's childhood included many bike parades, pets, swimming, as well as other "small-town" joys...
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Jon Creighton Williamson

July 29, 1943 - June 26, 2015

Jon Creighton Williamson was born July 29, 1943 in Washington, DC to Henry Creighton Williamson and Mary Evelyn (Eve) Brunton Williamson. He died Friday, June 26th, 2015. Jon grew up in Bethesda, MD and graduated from the University of Maryland. He joined Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity in his freshman year and it remained an integral part of his entire life. Being a man of great honor, who felt...
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Stanley Adam Siwiec

January 4, 1949 - June 25, 2015

Stanley Siwiec passed away on June 25, 2015 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. Stanley was a beloved husband, dad, and dziadziu who will be missed dearly.
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Russell C. Hagerman

March 6, 1921 - June 19, 2015

Russell C. Hagerman, 94, of Indianapolis, died June 19, 2015. Russell was born March 6, 1921 in Toddville, Iowa to Lon and Bessie Hagerman. He joined the Army Air Corp in 1941, where he served as an airplane mechanic and pilot. Russ returned to the University of Iowa after his military service, graduating with a degree in mechanical engineering. Russell married Georgia Jane Richardson, of...
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Patricia Umbaugh

June 1, 1936 - June 13, 2015

Patricia (Hildreth) Umbaugh passed away June 13, 2015. Born in June 1936 - an identical twin with her Sister, Pam, to parents Reg Hildreth and Margaret Fisher Hildreth, in Chicago, IL 'Patty' as many friends called her, spent many happy years at her home on Lake Wawasee - enjoying an active schedule of social gatherings with friends and family. She spent her later years in Indianapolis where...
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Norma Baluyut

January 26, 1930 - June 5, 2015

Norma (Ramirez) Baluyut 85 of Chicago, IL formerly Indianapolis, IN died June 03, 2015. Norma was born in Manila, Philippines. Norma was preceded in death by her husband Dr. Amando L. Baluyut June 3rd of 1987. Calling will be Tuesday June 09, 2015 at Flanner and Buchanan-Zionsville 105 West Pine Street Zionsville, IN 46077 from 4 to 8 pm with additional calling on Wednesday June 10, 2015 at...
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Bethel Anna Hulett

March 13, 1942 - June 5, 2015

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Iona Koistinen

June 1, 1925 - June 3, 2015

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Charles Charlie Wells

May 28, 2015

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Joan Praed Lyons

May 23, 2015

Joan Praed Lyons of Zionsville, passed away peacefully Saturday, May 23, 2015. Joan was born in Indianapolis to the late John G. and Flora Praed. She was Salutatorian of her graduating class at Speedway High School. Joan was a writer; she had five published books, four dealing with Zionsville history. She wrote for the Zionsville Times Sentinel for over 30 years. While there she wrote a...
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Dorothy M. Kenagy

February 16, 1922 - May 23, 2015

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Daniel Ryan Roth

April 25, 2015 - May 18, 2015

Daniel Ryan Roth was born on Saturday, April 25, 2015 at 3:15 p.m. to proud parents Trenton Donn and Elizabeth Louise Roth in Indianapolis, Indiana. He weighed 1 pound 11 ounces and measured 13 inches long. Daniel died three weeks later in his parents' arms on Monday, May 18, 2015. He demonstrated a strong will to live and courageously fought several challenges of prematurity. Daniel also...
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Alta Marie Smith

January 28, 1940 - May 17, 2015

Alta Marie Smith, of Zionsville, (formerly of Lebanon and Indianapolis) passed away May 17, 2015. She was born on January 28, 1940 in Lawrence County, Indiana on the farm where she, along with her brothers and sisters, grew up. Her parents were the late Raymond and Laverne (Brown) Mattix. Alta graduated from Mitchell High School (Class of 1958), and then proudly served her country in the...
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Clo Gregori

September 1, 1921 - May 13, 2015

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Frances Monforte

February 29, 1932 - May 9, 2015

Frances Ritner Monforte, 83, passed on Saturday morning at 7:35 peacefully, with grace and dignity. Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Singer, Dancer, Actress, Businesswoman and Artist; she lived a full and happy life. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Antonio J. Monforte and Wilburn L. Stein. She is survived by her children, Rosemary Haddad, John Ford Monforte, Anthony Joseph Monforte and...
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Doris Sanderson

February 4, 1914 - May 7, 2015

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Robert Polsky

August 30, 1928 - May 6, 2015

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Benjamin Michael Graefnitz

August 27, 1993 - May 3, 2015

On Sunday, May 3, 2015, Benjamin Michael Graefnitz — son, brother and uncle — passed away at the age of 21. Ben was born Aug. 27, 1993, in Zionsville, Indiana, to David and Joni Graefnitz. He attended Zionsville Community High School. Ben was an avid soccer player and had a strong interest in health and fitness. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends, especially his niece and...
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Peggy White

January 7, 1931 - April 30, 2015

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James Francis Breen

January 1, 1956 - April 28, 2015

James Francis Breen, 59, of Zionsville, passed away suddenly, April 28, 2015. He was born in Malden, MA the son of William and Patricia (Duffy) Breen. He attended UMass-Lowell and was a US Air Force Veteran. Jim was a born salesman and worked for BOSE, Klipsch, Muzak, and his current employer Prolitec. He loved playing the guitar, music, his family and his many friends. He is survived by his...
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Henry John Kowalczyk

April 27, 2015

Henry John Kowalczyk, beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather aged 93, went home to be with the Lord, April 27, 2015. He was born June 30, 1921 in Detroit, Michigan. Henry was a WWII European Theater veteran and used the GI Bill to obtain a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Wayne State University. He retired from a career at Ford Motor Co. He participated for many years...
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Max Sheffler Haughton

August 10, 1933 - April 23, 2015

Max Sheffler Haughton, 81, of Zionsville, IN died peacefully at his home, surrounded by his loving family on April 23, 2015. He was born August 10, 1933 to the late Charles A. and Ola Z. Haughton in Carlisle, Indiana and was a graduate of Our Lady of Lourdes Grade School and Howe High School. Max's working career began at Detroit Diesel Allison before he established Max's Market on East...
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Kenneth L Radliff

July 17, 1935 - April 23, 2015

Kenneth L. Radliff, 79, of Indianapolis, passed away April 23, 2015 following a short illness. Jeanette Shallop Radliff, his loving wife of 27 years, survives him. Many family will miss him greatly: sons Kenneth & Christopher, and daughter Jennifer Murphy; stepdaughter JoLynn Shallop Wright and stepson Eric Shallop; grandchildren, Emma, Calvin, Taylor, Molly, Alexander, Greer and Hayley;...
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Norma Lee Coleman

August 26, 1931 - April 20, 2015

Norma Lee (Jones) Coleman, 83, of Zionsville, passed away April 20, 2015. She was born in Somerset, KY the daughter of Edmon and Beulah (Bruner) Jones and married Orlin Verl Coleman, May 17, 1953 in New Castle, IN. Norma was a member of the Zionsville Presbyterian Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers, Clifford, Lester, Grant, Wilmer and Willard Jones and her granddaughter...
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Jack A. Taylor

November 9, 1923 - April 19, 2015

Lt. Jack A. Taylor, USNR, Ret., 91, of Indianapolis, passed away April 19, 2015. He was born in Pike Township the son of Arthur Lyman and Reola (Sutton) Taylor. He was a Pilot in the United States Navy and retired from Eli Lilly Co. He was a graduate of Pike Township High School and was a Lifetime Member of the Speedway American Legion Post 500. He was preceded in death by his parents and his...
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Ruthanne S. Kirby

September 25, 1919 - April 19, 2015

Ruthanne S. (Schaffer) Kirby, 95, of Zionsville, IN and formerly of Staten Island, NY, passed away peacefully on April 19, 2015. She was born in Staten Island, NY the daughter of Arthur E. and Mary L. (Reagan) Schaffer. She was a kindergarten teacher and librarian. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Paul Kirby (in 1985) and her brother Dr. Edward V. Schaffer (Indianapolis). ...
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Deborah Elaine Fortune

May 30, 1961 - April 19, 2015

Deborah Elaine Fortune, 53, of Indianapolis, passed away April 19, 2015 after a courageous battle with cancer. Debbie was born in Indianapolis, the daughter of Carter and Wendy (Mueller) Fortune. She earned a BS Degree in Communications from Butler University, and was a member of Pi Beta Phi Sorority. She was a pharmaceutical sales representative for Eli Lilly and Co. for a number of years and...
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Lori Ann Alexander

January 21, 1961 - April 14, 2015

Lori Alexander, 54, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, April 14, 2015, in Fishers, Indiana. Lori, the third child of William and June Alexander of Carthage, Indiana, was born on January 21, 1961, in Rushville, Indiana. She grew up in Carthage, graduating from Knightstown Community High School in 1979. Lori attended Butler University as a student-athlete having earned an athletic scholarship to...
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Jake Harris Roth

April 12, 2015

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Martin Prather

November 13, 1950 - April 9, 2015

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Vivian Hicks

June 8, 1937 - April 8, 2015

Vivian Hicks 77, of Indianapolis, died April 8, 2015. She was born on June 8, 1937 in Bluefield, West Virginia to the late Orpha and Ethel McDaniel. Vivian worked as a secretary for James H. Drew for many years. She was known to have a green thumb and loved gardening. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Joe E. Hicks. She is survived by her sons Greg McDaniel,...
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Dina Philips

July 22, 1926 - April 6, 2015

Born Dina Ruth Bastin on July 22, 1926 in Indianapolis, IN. Dina passed away April 6, 2015 at Brookdale Place in Indianapolis. She was preceeded in death by her husband, Roy Guy Phillips Jr., her parents John Bastin and Artie Micie Fitzwater as well as her siblings. Survivors are nephews Stephen Bailey, Donald Copeland and niece, Cheri Sherwell. Graveside services will be held this Friday, April...
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Ann "Nancy" Jacobus

May 11, 1943 - April 3, 2015

Ann "Nancy" Jacobus, 71, formerly of Zionsville, IN and Wilkes-Barre, PA, passed away peacefully on April 3rd, 2015 in Westfield, IN. Nancy was born in Pottsville, PA on May 11th, 1943 to Peter and Anna O'Donnell. She grew up in Wilkes-Barre, PA surrounded by her large extended family and friends. Nancy graduated from St. Mary's High School and from Mercy Hospital School of Nursing in Wilkes...
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Joseph "Bullfrog" Hollingsworth

June 4, 1926 - March 31, 2015

Joe "Bullfrog" Hollingsworth, 88, of Indianapolis, passed away March 31, 2015. He was born in New Augusta, and graduated from Pike High School and loved the Pike Township community. Joe was drafted into the US Army, 9th Infantry Division during WWII and was highly decorated including 2 Bronze Stars. He attended Butler University and played basketball and football for the legendary Tony Hinkle....
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Barbara J. Neita

February 22, 1935 - March 29, 2015

Barbara Jean (Barth) Neita, 80, of Zionsville, died peacefully on March 29, 2015. She is preceded in death by her parents, Michael and Mary Frances Barth, and brothers Michael Barth, Jr. and Robert Barth, and niece, Denise Barth. Barbara is survived by sons, Dan Neita and Mark (Geri) Neita, and five grandchildren: Lyndsey, Austin, Andrew, Adam and Taylor Neita, as well as nieces, nephews, and...
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Virgie Beryl Hollingsworth

March 21, 1921 - March 26, 2015

Virgie Beryl Hollingsworth, 94, of Brownsburg, passed away on Thursday, March 26, 2015. She was born on March 21, 1921 in Clermont, IN to Erby and Lillie Cox. She was preceded in death by her parents; and husband of 69 years, John Hollingsworth. Funeral services for Mrs. Hollingsworth will be held on Thursday, April 2, 2015 at 2pm in Flanner and Buchanan – Zionsville; visitation will be 1...
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Dolores Faye Cikrit, MD

March 25, 2015

Dolores F. Cikrit, MD, FACS, died unexpectedly on March 23, 2015 while on vacation with her family in Marathon Key, Florida. Dolores is survived by her husband Joseph Schmit and her daughters Sara Cikrit Schmit and Anna Cikrit Schmit. She was preceded by her parents James and Florence Cikrit. Dolores was born March 7, 1954, in Havre, Montana, grew up in Big Sandy, Montana, and was a...
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Linda Deese

December 4, 1939 - March 22, 2015

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Eleanor Kattai

April 14, 1924 - March 19, 2015

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Barbara Jean Clark

April 29, 1933 - March 16, 2015

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Alan Joseph Reed

January 25, 1953 - March 13, 2015

Alan Joseph Reed, Sr., 62, died unexpected and suddenly in the blink of an eye, of a massive heart attack March 13, 2015. Alan was born January 25, 1953 in Lafayette, IN to Raymond and Maria Reed. He was raised in Oxford, IN and graduated from Benton Central High School where he was on the football and swim team. He graduated from Purdue University and was a member of the Delta Tau Delta...
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Mary M. Lewis

February 10, 1941 - March 13, 2015

Mary (Godbey) Lewis, 74, of Zionsville, passed away Friday, March 13, 2015. She was born in Connersville, IN and graduated in 1959 from Anderson High School. Mary was a Career Army Wife, and also worked as a Florist at LS Ayres and had worked at Lazarus as well. She was an accomplished Painter. She was a member of the White River Yacht Club, Shadeland Moose Lodge and the Zionsville American...
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Julie Ann Gilbert

August 22, 1974 - March 10, 2015

Julie A. Gilbert, 40, passed away on Tuesday, March 10, 2015. She was born August 22, 1974 to Buddy and Londa Cantrell, both of whom proceeded her in death. Julie grew up in New Palestine, IN and attended New Palestine High School. She then attended Butler University where she went on to receive a Master's degree in social work. Julie married Timothy Gilbert October 22, 2005 and they...
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Kay "Jeane" Shepherd

October 23, 1965 - March 9, 2015

Kay "Jeane" Shepherd, 49, of Lebanon, passed away suddenly, March 9, 2015. She was born in Lebanon, IN the daughter of Robert and Debbie (Lawson) Conwell. She had been an actress with the Community Players Theater Group in Lebanon and had been voted Best Actress. She was a member of the Zionsville American Legion Auxiliary and loved music. She was preceded in death by her parents. Jeane is...
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Lowell G. Ellabarger

April 8, 1926 - March 5, 2015

Lowell G. Ellabarger was born April 8, 1926 to the late Lowell S. Ellabarger and Annie Lucie (Grayston) in Huntington, Indiana. He was married for 63 years to the former Charlotte Rahn. He is survived by his son Daniel R. (Theresa), two daughters, Mary Ann Brumm (Steve) and Laura Schigel (Tim) and nine grandchildren. One grandson is deceased. He graduated as valedictorian of Huntington High...
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John Edward "Ed" Burns, Jr.

March 18, 1918 - February 28, 2015

John Edward Burns, Jr. died peacefully, February 28, 2015. He was born March 18, 1918 in Wethersfield, Connecticut to John Edward Burns and Leontine (McCormick) Burns. He attended Shortridge High School in Indianapolis and graduated from Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, class of 1940. During his years at Wesleyan he was a member of the Mu Epsilon Chapter of Beta Theta Pi...
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Joan M Silvis

March 18, 1929 - February 28, 2015

Joan M. Lahrman Silvis 85, of Zionsville, passed away on February 28, 2015. Joan was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Lebanon, Indiana. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Mary Huntsman. She is survived by her husband, Bill Silvis; children, Ruth Kidwell, Cathy (Jerry) Ottinger, Nancy (Dale) Funkhouser and Bill (Tracy) Silvis II; siblings, Patricia Bray and Donald Lahrman, son...
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Carol J. Gerber

June 10, 1935 - February 27, 2015

Carol J. Gerber, 79 of Zionsville, passed away Friday, February 27, 2015. Carol was born June 10, 1935 in Clay City to the late Cecil and Agnes Harden Cooprider. She worked in the Clerk's office for the Town of Zionsville for over 10 years. Carol was a member of the American Legion Women's Auxiliary Post #79. She enjoyed her day out with the ladies every week and their card games. ...
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Louie E. Shelburne

March 13, 1923 - February 23, 2015

Louie E. Shelburne, 91 of Zionsville, passed away Monday, February 23, 2015. He was a life-long Zionsville resident. Louie graduated from Zionsville High School where he was a starter on the basketball team all four years. Louie was a veteran of the US Army, serving in the Army Air Corp during WWII. He worked for Panhandle Eastern Pipeline for over 40 years. He was a member of the Masonic...
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John Geyman

January 25, 1936 - February 20, 2015

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Arthur Wooten

May 1, 1961 - February 16, 2015

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Velma Plummer

November 28, 1915 - February 15, 2015

Velma E. Beuke Plummer, 99, a resident of Zionsville Meadows and formerly of Indianapolis, IN, died Sunday, February 15, 2015 at her residence. She was born in Indianapolis the daughter of Henry and Aurelia (Lentz) Beuke. She graduated from Washington High School and had been a bookkeeper for Prest-O-Lite Battery Company for several years. She also owned Plummer's Furniture Store in...
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Hugh Jacob Baker III

August 7, 1944 - February 14, 2015

Hugh J. Baker, III was born on August 7, 1944. A champion, cheerleader and crusader for Christ. On February 14, Saturday morning sitting with his men's Bible Study Fellowship Leaders, God took him Home. He exemplified servant leadership in every facet of his life, first to his God then to his family, and to all of his work. He began as Purchasing Manager for his Grandfather's steel business,...
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Ellis Leon Wilson

October 28, 1929 - February 8, 2015

Ellis Leon Wilson, 85, of Zionsville, IN passed away Sunday, February 8, 2015. Born in Royalton, IN he attended Zionsville High School and served as president of the 1948 graduating class and attended Purdue University. He served in the United States Air Force as an electrician. He retired in 1987 as a Senior Quality Analyst and Review Representative for the Quality Assurance Department of...
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James Albert Adams

May 23, 1938 - February 1, 2015

James Albert Adams 76, died on February 1st, 2015 surrounded by his loved ones. He was born May 23, 1938 in Dayton Ohio to the late Albert and Ann Adams. He was a graduate of The University of Dayton in 1961 and then served in the US Army National Guard. In 1963 he met the love of his life, Alice, and they were married in 1964. He worked for the King Cole restaurant in Dayton Ohio and then in...
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Charles Breece

April 24, 1955 - January 24, 2015

Charles Lee Breece of Brownsburg, IN born April 24, 1955, son of the late Charles V. and Roberta (Johnson) Breece, passed away January 24, 2015. Charles graduated from Zionsville and earned a B.S. degree from Purdue in 1978. He worked several positions within the construction industry. He is survived by his wife of 27 years, Marline (Roberts) Breece; daughter Karen and son Lee; sisters...
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Florian Richard Wolter

January 7, 1919 - January 23, 2015

Florian Richard Wolter age 96, of Zionsville, Indiana passed away Friday, January 23, 2015 in Wichita, Kansas. He was the son of the late Dr. Alfred Bernhart Wolter and Irene Loeding Wolter. Florian was born in Chicago Jan. 7, 1919, where he graduated from Carl Schurz High School. He was a graduate of North Park College, Chicago, and later attended Butler University, Indianapolis. He moved...
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Albert Lee McKee

January 20, 2015

Albert L. McKee, 84, of Zionsville passed away Tuesday Evening surrounded by his family. He was born in Mount Vernon, Illinois, the son of Glenard and Reva (Joy) McKee. He was a gifted basketball player and athlete, and attended Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, IL. He was a Marine Corp. veteran of the Korean War serving from 1950-1953. He started his career in the property/casualty...
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Scott Winfield Gray

December 17, 1956 - January 18, 2015

Scott Winfield Gray, 58, of Noblesville, IN, passed away Sunday, January 18, 2015 at Riverview Hospital. Scott was born December 17, 1956 to the late Roger and Mary (Theoharis) Gray. He graduated from the University of Evansville in 1979 where he was a member of the Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity, and has worked in commercial lines property & casualty insurance since then. He was a Vice...
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Callie Pearson

September 28, 1927 - January 16, 2015

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Jon Ray Potter

June 2, 1939 - January 13, 2015

Jon Ray Potter, 75, of Zionsville, passed away January 13, 2015. He was born in Indianapolis the son of Youree and Hazel (Duff) Potter and graduated from Emmerich Manual High School in 1957. He attended Butler University and Indiana Business College. He was the Executive Director of the Championship Drivers Association and the International Council of Motorsports Science. He owned Big League...
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Jack H. Monninger, Sr.

May 17, 1924 - January 12, 2015

Jack Harris Monninger, Sr., 90, of Indianapolis, passed away on January 12, 2015. He was born in Indianapolis and graduated from New Augusta High School. He grew up on his family's farm on the once rural Westside with his siblings, Harry Jr., George, Vivian, Todd, Margarete. As a young boy he developed a love of poetry. At age 11 he wrote: The Falling Star Come out with me beneath the sky...
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Doris J. Dwyer

January 6, 2015

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Gerald Barker

September 11, 1925 - January 6, 2015

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Roger C. Seal

February 7, 1931 - January 4, 2015

Roger C. Seal, 83, of Zionsville, passed away January 4, 2015. He was born in Peidmont, MO, the son of Clarence and Sue Anne (Potter) Seal. Roger was a member of the 1949 graduating class of Illmo High School and attended Missouri State Teachers College. He was a US Air Force Korean War Veteran. He was a District Manager for Coca Cola and later Steak and Shake. He was a member of Zionsville...
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Lilah Estill

July 17, 1923 - January 2, 2015

Lilah L. Estill, 91, of Zionsville, passed away January 2, 2015 at Hoosier Village Healthcare Center. She was born in Seneca, Missouri the daughter of Virgil and Julia (Setterstrom) Suttles. She was a Medical Technician with Dow. She was a member of Orchard Park Presbyterian Church. Memorial Services will be held 2:00 PM, Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at Flanner and Buchanan-Zionsville, 105 W....
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Catherine Louise Williamson

July 7, 1922 - December 31, 2014

Catherine L. Williamson, 92, of Whitestown, passed away December 31, 2014. She was born in Whitestown, IN the daughter of Clyde and Nellie (Bryce) Hull. She was a Licensed Vocational Nurse, and had retired from Southwestern Bell. She was a member of the Telephone Pioneers, Whitestown Eastern Star and St. Marks Lutheran Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, two husbands, 2 sisters...
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Thelma E. Kanis

March 5, 1927 - December 30, 2014

Thelma Eileen (Dallas) Kanis, 87, of Zionsville, passed away December 30, 2014. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM, Friday, January 2, 2015 at Flanner and Buchanan-Zionsville, 105 W. Pine St., Zionsville, IN 46077. Visitation will be 1 hour prior to the service. Burial will be in the Mts. Run Cemetery in Zionsville. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be given to Bosma...
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James Hartsock

May 27, 1925 - December 27, 2014

James Lewis Hartsock, 89, of Indianapolis, died Saturday, December 27, 2014, after enduring the effects of Parkinson's Disease for 12+ years. He was born May 27, 1925 to Maurice and Elizabeth (Bailey) Hartsock in Philipsburg, Pennsylvania. After graduating from Clearfield (Pennsylvania) High School, Jim served his country in the Navy V12 program during World War II. Upon graduation from Penn...
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