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Flanner Buchanan - Washington Park North Cemetery & Funeral Center

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.


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Barbara Zeiher

November 19, 1931 - October 13, 2015

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Willie Joyce Sharpe

April 5, 1949 - October 10, 2015

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Anna Phillips

June 4, 1931 - October 9, 2015

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Robert Nicholls

June 4, 1932 - October 8, 2015

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James F. Schroeder, Jr.

October 10, 1952 - October 8, 2015

James Francis Schroeder Jr. (Jim) 62 passed away peacefully on October 8, 2015. He was born on October 10, 1952 in Detroit, MI to James Francis Schroeder Sr. and Geraldine Schroeder. Over the past two and half years, following his brain surgeries, he struggled with many health problems and significant limitations. Jim's family and friends mourn his loss and celebrate his life. He was preceded...
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Hope Lynet Soliven

August 2, 1963 - October 2, 2015

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Joan Knowles

October 28, 1932 - September 28, 2015

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Isabel Sarai Velazquez

May 1, 2013 - September 27, 2015

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Earnestine L. Allen

January 24, 1917 - September 27, 2015

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Keith Donnelly

May 15, 1956 - September 27, 2015

Keith Donnelly, 59, of Zionsville, passed away unexpectedly on the evening of September 26, 2015. He was born in Cincinnati, OH to Robert Donnelly and Claire Kortekamp Donnelly. Keith was a graduate of Brebeuf Prep in Indianapolis where he was a varsity swimmer and leader in student government. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Military Academy, West Point, a...
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Princola Diane Shields

December 8, 1995 - September 22, 2015

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Rose Marie Candida (Guariglia) Boyle

May 21, 1923 - September 15, 2015

Rose Marie Candida (Guariglia) Boyle 92 of Indianapolis, formerly of Totowa Boro, NJ passed away peacefully with her family at her side on September 15, 2015. Rose Marie was born on May 21, 1923 in Paterson, N.J. to Angelo and Elvira (Boniello) Guariglia. While residing in Totowa, Rose Marie was a member of St James of the Marches Roman Catholic Church. She was a homemaker and also worked...
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Jean Schwettman

March 17, 1927 - September 12, 2015

Jean Ross Gilchrist Schwettman 88, Indianapolis, went home to be with the Lord on September 12, 2015. She worked as a registered nurse at Community East Hospital. Jean enjoyed reading, cooking, gardening, and traveling. She was a member of the Junior League of Indianapolis and Trinity Episcopal Church. She spent time supporting United Cerebral Palsy of Indiana as a member of the board....
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Margery Klain

May 29, 1935 - September 11, 2015

Margery Klain, 80, passed away on September 11th. An Indianapolis native, Margery was a 1953 graduate of Shortridge High School and 1955 graduate of Stephens College and devoted her life's work to the Fine Arts. During her extensive career Margery worked for the Indianapolis 500 Festival, Starlight Musicals, Indiana Repertory Theater, Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Philadelphia Symphony Orchestra and...
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Natalia Serna

August 2, 1955 - September 10, 2015

Natalia Serna , 60, of La Margarita, Zacatecas, Mexico was granted her angel wings on September 10, 2015. She is now rejoicing with the Lord along with her father, mother, brother and niece. To us she was bigger than life . It didn't seem like this could beat her. We still come in everyday expecting to see her. We love you mama ! Visitations : Thursday Sept, 17th from 10:00 -11:00 A.M. Mass...
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Sergia M. Calderon

September 9, 1936 - September 7, 2015

Sergia Mendoza Calderon, 78, Indianapolis, passed away September 7, 2015. Visitation will be held Friday from 4-8pm at Flanner and Buchanan-Washington Park North. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday at 11:30am, with calling one hour prior at St Gabriel the Archangel Catholic Church.
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William E. Wendling

December 31, 1919 - August 30, 2015

William E. Wendling, Sr., 95, of Noblesville passed away August 30. 2015. He was born December 31, 1919 in Indianapolis, IN to the late Russell Charles and Helen Irene (Daffron) Wendling. He graduated from Broad Ripple High School in 1938 and served as a pilot in the 64th Troop Carrier Group of the U.S. Army Air Corps in the southern European Theatre during World War II. He is preceded in death...
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James H. Bowman

January 6, 1924 - August 23, 2015

James Harold Bowman, 91, Indianapolis, passed away August 23, 2015 at Marquette Manor in Indianapolis. Mr. Bowman was born in Crawfordsville, IN on January 6, 1924 to Walter O. and Bettie L. Bowman. James served in the Army Air Corps in World War II, before going on to earn his Bachelor's degree from Rose Poly (Rose Hulman). He spent many years working for Indiana Bell as an engineer, before...
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William O. "Dale" Andrews

July 28, 1945 - August 23, 2015

William O'Dell Andrews "Dale" 70, passed away on August 23, 2015. He was born in Covington Kentucky on July 28, 1945. Bill graduated from the University of Cincinnati and the Alexandria School of Scientific Therapeutics, Inc. He worked for the EOC in Indianapolis and the EPA in Ohio and Indiana. He was a counselor for the Delaware Youth Center and Lutherwood Child and Family Services. He...
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Frank V. Marsella

May 15, 1931 - August 22, 2015

Frank V. Marsella, 84, passed away on August 22, 2015. He was born to the late Jack P. and Ida (Fusaro) Marsella in Indianapolis, IN. Frank attended Cathedral and Shortridge High School. He graduated from Butler University in 1955 with a B.S. in Business. Frank was a retired executive in the Trucking Industry. He retired from the active U.S. Air Force Reserve as a Lt. Colonel. When his...
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Norma Jean Hurt

October 21, 1948 - August 19, 2015

MS. NORMA JEAN "WEE WEE" HURT was born October 21, 1948 in Indianapolis, Indiana. She was the daughter of William 'Bane' Hurt and Marjorie Lee Goodall. She attended Crispus Attucks High School, where she graduated from. NORMA was employed by Fort Benjamin Harrison and General Motors Corporation for a total of 31 years. 1 year at Chevrolet and retiring from Allison Transmission, where she...
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Therese Louise Swinehart

March 29, 1962 - August 17, 2015

Therese Louise Swinehart 53 of Indianapolis, beloved daughter, sister, aunt and friend died August 17, 2015. Therese was born on March 29, 1962 in Indianapolis to Jerry Dean and Marlene Ann (Lossin) Swinehart. She graduated Manual High School class of 1980 and IU Bloomington in 1984 with her BA in Journalism. Therese was a member of Good Shepherd Catholic Church and she worked as an...
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Kathleen Louise "Kathy" Walters

March 28, 1962 - August 17, 2015

Kathy Whelan Walters, 53, of Indianapolis, died at 1:00 pm on Monday August 17th, 2015 at St. Vincent Seton Specialty Hospital surrounded by her close family members. She was born March 28th, 1962 in Peoria, IL. She attended Bergan High School. She later gradated from Purdue University School of Nursing in West Lafayette, IN with a RN/BSN degree. She married John Walters on August 3rd, 1985...
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Elleane Faubion

June 16, 1928 - August 17, 2015

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Ralph D. DeVillez

November 20, 1939 - August 16, 2015

Ralph D. DeVillez 75, of Indianapolis, passed away Aug. 16, 2015, surrounded by family. Ralph was born Nov. 20, 1939 in Evansville Indiana to Robert Leonard DeVillez and Elsie(Hasenmyer) DeVillez. Ralph was a marine, a draftsman and a salesman. He retired in 2005. Calling will be on Thurs. Aug. 20, from 4 to 8 pm at Flanner and Buchanan – Washington Park North. Additional calling will be on...
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Alberta H. Robinson

May 3, 1926 - August 9, 2015

Alberta Hardiman Robinson, 89, passed into eternal life on Sunday, August 9, 2015. Born on May 3, 1926, she was a lifelong educator, community leader, and charter member of the Fort Wayne chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. She loved her role as the matriarch of her family. Before her career as a teacher she served as 1st Lieutenant in the United States Army and was discharged with...
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Mahlon E. Randolph

November 28, 1935 - August 7, 2015

Mahlon E. Randolph 79, of Indianapolis, passed away August 7, 2015. Mahlon was born November 28, 1935 to late John and Annie Mae (McElroy) Randolph in Meridian, MS. He was preceded in death by his brother, John A. Randolph. Mahlon retired from Edge Comb Metal Company, where he worked as a machinist. Mahlon enjoyed helping and caring for all. He was an amazing husband, father, brother, and a...
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Nancy S. Huckleberry

June 2, 1950 - August 2, 2015

Nancy Sharon (Young) Huckleberry June 2'nd 1950-August 2'nd 2015 Loving sister, mother, aunt, cousin, and proud grandparent. She began her professional career at Indiana Bell in 1969 as a Plant Clerk. Later, she became a Programmer for AT&T. During that time she earned her Associate's degree at Somerset Community College in Somerset NJ and later a Bachelor's at The College of Mount St....
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Karan Kane

January 24, 1944 - August 2, 2015

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Alonzo O. Cain

January 22, 1924 - August 2, 2015

Alonzo Cain, age 91, of Harlan, KY, entered eternal life on August 2, 2015 at his home in Indianapoils, IN. Alonzo was a POW who proudly served in the United States Army during World War II. He was a member of Crosspointe Baptist Church. He retired from Western Electric. Alonzo was preceded in death by his wife of 69 years, Vina Cain and his daughter Janice Mackey. He is survived by his...
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Amber Renee Pratcher

June 14, 1979 - July 20, 2015

Our beloved Amber Renee' Pratcher, was born on June 14, 1979, to Benjamin Franklin Curtis, and Cora Tucker Curtis, the second of four siblings. She attended Pike School System, and excelled in her studies. She graduated from Pike High School in 1997, and matriculated to Ball State University earning a Bachelor of Art Degree in Mass Communication. She also attended Indiana University Bloomington...
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Manoush Snyder

June 8, 1922 - July 17, 2015

Manoush "Moni" Hagopian Snyder of Indianapolis passed quietly in her sleep on July 17, 2015. She was (93) years old. She loved her country, family, music and sports. She had numerous hobbies. She belonged to the Nelson Eddy Appreciation Society. As a youth she sang in the church choir and played the violin. She attended the Aetna School of Commerce and worked for an insurance claims...
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Noxie Marie Brake

September 10, 1933 - July 16, 2015

Noxie Marie Brake, 81, of Indianapolis, IN, was born in Burkesville, KY on Sept. 10, 1933 and died July 16, 2015 in Indpls., IN. She was married to James Eston Brake on January 7, 1952. Mrs. Brake was a dearly loved mother, sister, grandmother, great grandmother, and devoted caregiver of many children, elderly, handicapped, widows. She was an avid Pacers and Colts fan and devoted follower of...
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Lillian Barnum

July 16, 2015 - July 16, 2015

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Curtis H. Blakemore, Sr

November 7, 1944 - July 14, 2015

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Edith M. Finkbeiner

February 18, 1922 - July 13, 2015

Edith "Edie" Finkbeiner 93, of Indianapolis and formerly of Pittsburgh, passed away on July 13, 2015. She was born February 18, 1922 in North Bessemer (Pittsburgh area), Pennsylvania, to Rose (Dedda) and Michael Mastropier, both immigrants from Italy. Edie was the last surviving sibling of 9 sisters and brothers. She graduated from Penn Township High School in 1939. She married James A....
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Robert Haberzetle

September 8, 1945 - July 8, 2015

Robert Paul Haberzetle, 69, Indianapolis, passed away July 8, 2015. Robert was born in Gary, IN to Joseph and Alma Grace (Martin) Haberzetle. He graduated from Lowell High School in 1963 before going on to earn his Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University in 1967. Mr. Haberzetle retired from the Naval Ordinance Station in Louisville, KY after 40 years of service. He is...
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Gloria F. Volz

January 5, 1927 - July 5, 2015

Gloria F. Volz of Tucson, AZ died peacefully in her home on Sunday, July 5, 2015. Her two daughters and her grandson were with her when she passed. Gloria was born in Mt. Vernon, Indiana to the late Ora Harrison Pace and Myrtle Pace on January 5, 1927. She married Raymond H Volz, Jr. (deceased 1993) on March 9, 1947. She was the previous owner of Country Club Ceramics. Gloria enjoyed...
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Allen "Big Al" Cardwell

March 9, 1937 - July 4, 2015

Allen "Big Al" Cardwell, 78, passed away peacefully July 4, 2015 at his home in Indianapolis, Indiana surrounded by loved ones. Allen was born on March 9, 1937 in Indianapolis, Indiana. His mother Helen Bailey Johnson and sisters Helen Pearl Miles, Valencia Jean Jones and Joan Elizabeth Jackson preceded him in death. Allen married Thelma Bentley on January 25, 1962. To this union they...
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David Romain, Jr.

April 8, 2015 - July 3, 2015

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Eleanora E. Miles

July 30, 1920 - July 1, 2015

Mrs. Eleanora E. Miles 94, Indianapolis, died July 1, 2015. Eleanora was born July 30, 1920 in East St. Louis, IL to the late John Elmer Valentine and Marion (Fuqua) Hanson. She was preceded in death by her Husband, Edgar E. Miles, 2 brothers, 1 sister, and 4 grandchildren. Eleanora is best known as a loving and devoted mother, grandmother and friend. Her family was a significant part of her...
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Gerald R. Clouser, Jr

January 13, 1951 - June 21, 2015

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Juanita Simon

September 25, 1923 - June 18, 2015

Juanita (Freije) Simon, 91, of Indianapolis, passed away on June 18th, 2015. Juanita is preceded in death by her husband and son, Louis and Louis, Jr. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Carol and Larry Russell; her grandchildren, Cindy Arvin (Bud), Angie Reese (Matt), Rachel Patrick, and Nick Simon; and four great-grandchildren. Services will be held Thursday, June 25th at St....
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Rosa C. Thrash

December 21, 1924 - June 12, 2015

Mrs. Rosa Catherine Thrash (MaaMaa), the daughter of the late Ernest and Susie Moss was born December 21, 1924 in Montgomery County, Tennessee. She received her education at Montgomery County High school. She was a graduate of Madam C.J. Walker Beauty College where she received a degree in Cosmetology. Her friends lovingly referred to her as Catherine. While at home, she was affectionately...
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Hazel M. Shireman

October 5, 1923 - June 11, 2015

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Frances Carole (Cosby) Guess

May 3, 1935 - June 11, 2015

Frances Carole (Cosby) Guess 80, Indianapolis, died June 11, 2015. She married William Nathaniel Guess in 1955; they were married for 51 years. Carole was a teacher 31 years with Indianapolis Public Schools, retiring in 1995. She was a 37 year member of St. Rita Catholic Church and a member of St. Monica Catholic Church for the last 3 years. She was a volunteer at St. Vincent DePaul...
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Patricia A. Cooksey

September 16, 1945 - June 10, 2015

Patricia Anne Cooksey was born in Terre Haute, Indiana on September 16, 1945 to William H. Cooksey and Virginia Tolliver Sims. From age seven, she was raised by her dad and stepmother, Mildred Cooksey. Patricia graduated from Gerstmeyer Technical High School, and earned an Associate Degree to become a Surgical Technician in the medical field. She was employed by Regional Hospital in Terre...
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Marshall M. Steward

February 24, 1935 - June 3, 2015

Marshall M Steward, 80, left us on June 3, 2015 with his family by his side in Indianapolis Indiana. Marshall Matthew Steward, Jr. was born February 24, 1935 in Mount Vernon, Indiana. He was the son of Marshall and Mary Agnes Payne Steward. Marshall attended Booker T Washington Elementary School. In 1949 he attended, Mt. Vernon High School and where he met Linnie Jo Henderson from Sparta,...
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Martha June Bradshaw

June 12, 1924 - May 29, 2015

Martha June Rigdon Bradshaw, 90, passed away on May 29, 2015. She was preceded in death by her husband of over 50 years, Vinton D. Bradshaw. She and her husband served a rural church ministry in Tennessee for 10 years before moving to Indianapolis. Martha June attended Drake University and earned a Master's in education from Butler University. She taught History at Arsenal Technical High...
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Donald R. Worland

June 29, 1929 - May 28, 2015

Donald Ray Worland 85, Indianapolis, passed away at home on May 28, 2015. Born on June 29,1929 in Shelbyville, IN, he was the son of Thomas Chester and Flossie Irene Fulton Worland. Don was preceded in death by his wife of 51 years, Helen Marie, and his 8 siblings. Survivors include his 2 daughters, Donna Evans and Susan Hartley, 4 granddaughters, Kacie (Don) Collins, Kelli (Reyes) Garcia,...
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Ruth G. Byard

January 16, 1924 - May 28, 2015

Ruth Genevieve Byard born January 16, 1924 to Albert and Roxie Craig. Went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on May 28, 2015. Wife of nearly 69 years to Donald William Byard. Mother to 7 children, grandmother to 7, and great grandmother to 15. Preceded in death by her parents, 2 brothers and 3 sisters and her daughter Janice and granddaughter Wendy. Retired from Link Belt Chain...
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William Ralph "Wild Bill" Sanders, Jr.

June 7, 1945 - May 25, 2015

William R. Sanders Jr. "Wild Bill" passed away Monday May 25th 2015 at the age of 69. Visitation will be held Friday May 29th from 12pm -6pm at First Baptist  Church North Indianapolis 880 W. 28th Street with services at 6 pm. William leaves to cherish his memory, his loving wife Bernice Sanders, Stepmother Mattie Sanders, Daughter Terri Buckner, Son's Don Sanders(Casandra) William R Sanders...
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Wanda Wilson

May 25, 2015

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Mary Helen Smithson

March 4, 1945 - May 19, 2015

Mary H. (Cole) Smithson Mary H. (Cole) Smithson, 70, passed peacefully in her sleep on the morning of May 19, 2015. She was born on March 4th, 1945, in Winchester, Indiana to Benjamin (Colie) and Louise Cole. She was salutatorian when she graduated from Winchester's Lee L. Driver High School in 1963, and went on to Ball State University. There she met the love of her life, Donald L. Smithson of...
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John Pershing Tate

July 20, 1918 - May 15, 2015

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Robert Starr Neel

December 31, 1944 - May 14, 2015

Robert Starr Neel,70. Beloved husband. Of Indianapolis, Born December 31, 1944, passed away May 15, 2015. He attended Carmel Grade School and Carmel High School and also Butler College. He was Employed at Butler Radio Station, Franklin Radio Station and retired from The Army Finance Center in 1988. He was a 32nd degree Mason and was a member of the Scottish Rite Orchestra. He was a member of...
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Lyzette Johnson

April 26, 1947 - May 12, 2015

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Robert Donnelly

August 20, 1924 - May 10, 2015

Bob Donnelly 90, Indianapolis, passed away peacefully in his sleep early in the morning of 10 May 2015. He was born in Cincinnati on 20 August 1924 to Robert Donnelly, Sr. and Reba McAninch Donnelly. Bob was a graduate of Elder High School and the University of Cincinnati. He proudly served his country in World War II as an officer in the U.S. Army Air Corps. He served as a P-47N ...
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Roell Rea

October 23, 1956 - May 9, 2015

Mr. Roell Rea Jr. was born on October 23, 1956 in Gary, Indiana to the union of Mrs. Delores Costello (Clark) Rea and Mr. Roell Ulzie Rea who both proceeded him in death. Roell was raised in Gary, Indiana and attended Gary public schools graduating from Roosevelt High School in 1974. He attended Indiana State University for two and a half years. After completing one semester of his junior year...
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Edward Joseph "Ed" Kelly

March 4, 1934 - May 8, 2015

Edward J. Kelly "Ed" 81, of Indianapolis, passed away May 8, 2015. He was born March 4, 1934 in Baltimore, MD. He graduated from Mount St. joseph High School and received his bachelor's degree in 1956 in chemical engineering from John Hopkins University. he taught several years at Mount St. Joseph High School before continuing his education. He received a Ph.D. in Chemical Physics in 1972 from...
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John Richard Rodarmel

August 21, 1923 - May 1, 2015


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Robert Ferguson

December 13, 1942 - April 28, 2015

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Ann Schauinger

August 16, 1929 - April 26, 2015

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Dale Bloomer

July 17, 1947 - April 23, 2015

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Phyllis Jean Carroll

April 29, 1941 - April 22, 2015

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Sylvandia Mae Nolen

December 1, 1933 - April 19, 2015

Sylvandia, or "Van" as she was known to her friends and family, was born in Muleshoe, Oklahoma during the Dust Bowl in the Great Depression. She was the only daughter of Lillian and D.L. Garrett. During the years of the Dust Bowl Exodus, the entire Garrett Family including Pierce Garret and Joe Garrett, began a move to California. D.L., Lillian, and Sylvandia got stuck in Dallas and built their...
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Alfonzo Yonnie. Poochie Black

April 18, 1940 - April 18, 2015

Blessed be the Man: Alfonzo Black, also affectionately known as: Al, Poochie, Yonnie and Black by family, friends and acquaintances, was born on April 18, 1940 in Indianapolis to Alfred and Mary Elizabeth Jones Black. Both preceded him in death. Al was called home on April 18, 2015, the first day of his 75th year of life. A lifelong resident of Indianapolis; he attended school in the IPS system...
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Charles Pinner

January 25, 1926 - April 18, 2015

Charles E. Pinner 89, of Indianapolis, passed away April 18, 2015. He is survived by his loving wife Laverne Pinner. Visitation will be Wednesday, April 29, 2015 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Flanner and Buchanan-Washington Park North. Funeral service will follow at 1 p.m. Entombment will be in Washington Park North Cemetery. Sincerely, -Your friends at Flanner and Buchanan
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David McNabney

June 8, 1935 - April 16, 2015

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Infant Leszcvewski

April 11, 2015

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Elizabeth "Betty" Lawson

November 10, 1925 - April 9, 2015

Elizabeth "Betty" Gaumer Lawson November 10, 1925 to April 9, 2015 Elizabeth "Betty" Gaumer was born November 10, 1925 in Fairfield, Iowa. Her parents were Margaret (Heine) and Harvey Gaumer. She grew up in Fairfield, Iowa and married Ken Lawson on August 3, 1946. Shortly after, they moved to Haddonfield, NJ. Ken's career with RCA took them to Cambridge then Findlay, OH; Barrington, IL;...
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Anna S. Miller

July 22, 1920 - April 9, 2015

Anna S. Miller, 94, of Euless, Texas, passed away April 9, 2015. Anna was born July 22, 1920 to the late John and Teena (Postma) Stapert. She was preceded in death by her husband, Herman C. Miller. Anna was a 50 year member of the Order of Eastern Star and a member of White Cross Guild of Methodist Hospital. She is survived by her son, Eddie R. Miller (Barbara) and daughter, Mary E. Eaton (Jim);...
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Emma Jean Griffin

June 3, 1929 - April 7, 2015

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Gladys E. Johnson

October 28, 1926 - April 7, 2015

Gladys Johnson, a resident of Hooverwood and member of Pleasant View Lutheran Church, died on April 7, 2015. She was born October 28, 1926 on a farm near Hitchcock, South Dakota. She taught kindergarten in Hitchcock, Aberdeen, and Rapid City, South Dakota, before moving to Indianapolis, Indiana, in 1964, where she taught elementary school until 1979, at Indianapolis Public Schools 69, 36, 14,...
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Marion L. "Joe" Rediger

June 17, 1921 - April 7, 2015

Marion L. Rediger "Joe" 93, of Indianapolis, IN died April 7, 2015. He was born June 17, 1921 in Payne, Ohio to the late Chester and Minnie (Zimmerman) Rediger. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife Marjorie L. Rediger; sisters, Evelyn Gerbers and Marie Kaufman (twin); Granddaughter, Meghan Fred. Joe is survived by his Son, Mark; Daughter Carol Fred; Granddaughters, Madalyn and Haley;...
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Betty Jorgensen

March 19, 1925 - April 5, 2015

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Mark D. Van Eaton

April 8, 1960 - April 5, 2015

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Albert O. Hardy

May 20, 1920 - April 1, 2015

Mr. Albert Hardy was born May 20, 1920 in Neunan, GA to parents Hugh Hardy and Ethel Beadles. Albert and his sister, Sarah Brown, were raised by grandparents, Henry and Lily Beadles. Albert attended grade school and Washington High in Neunan. He married Ida Obie in 1937. They were married for 58 years. In 1950, Albert and Ida moved to Indianapolis and Albert worked for several Amoco...
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Pauline Richardson

May 24, 1942 - March 30, 2015

Pauline Richardson, 72, Indianapolis, died Monday, 3/30/15 in her home. She was born May 24, 1942 in Columbia, Kentucky to Leo and Carrie (Hancock) Cowan. She married John Richardson August 31, 1974 who preceded her in death. She leaves behind one daughter, Carmelia Lee-Owens of Avon, and one grandson, Josh Owens of Camby. Four sisters survive: Frances Sloan of Franklin, Linda Lain of...
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Gladys O. White

June 15, 1919 - March 30, 2015

Gladys L. White, 95, Indianapolis, passed away March 30, 2015. Funeral services will be held Saturday at Flanner and Buchanan-Washington Park North at 2:30pm, with visitation a half hour prior. Sincerely, -Your friends at Flanner and Buchanan
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Mary Buckner

February 3, 1921 - March 30, 2015

Mary Blackmore Buckner, 94, Indianapolis, passed away March 30, 2015. She was born February 3, 1921 in Indianapolis to Harry J. Blackmore and Anauta. She was married to Malcom W. Buckner on January 6, 1945. Mary is a graduate of Indiana University. She served in the Army Air Force during WWII. She was a hospital dietitian and was in charge of a medical mess hall at Peterson Field Air Field,...
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Jack "Handsome" Russell Evans

February 18, 1922 - March 28, 2015

Jack "Handsome" Evans, 93, died peacefully at the age of 93 on Saturday, March 28, 2015. He was a longtime resident of Indianapolis. Jack was born on February 22, 1922 to Claude and Edna Ailman Evans of Marion, Indiana where he grew up. He was a proud graduate of Marion High School in 1939. He served 2 ½ years in the Army Air Corp as a B-17 pilot until November of 1945. He graduated from Ball...
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Barbara P. Gard-Baron

February 27, 1926 - March 24, 2015

Barbara P. Gard-Baron, 89, passed away on March 24th after courageously fighting cancer. She was born in Poughkeepsie, New York and grew up in Buena Vista, Virginia. She graduated with a business management degree from the University of Texas. Her life was very full as she always said "she thought the world was hers to play in" She ended life as Board Chairman of her own business, Western...
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Hodari A. Pinkney

September 18, 1973 - March 24, 2015

The Man, Life and Legacy The name "Hodari" means "STRONG" in the Swahili language of Africa. However, this name is more than just a translation or collection of sounds. "Hodari" is the personification of an unconventional man that we have all had the great honor and privilege to have shared in our lives. Hodari Amefika Pinkney was born in Lafayette Indiana on September 18, 1973 to Willie Eugene...
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Sondra P. Weinberg

December 9, 1931 - March 21, 2015

Sondra Weinberg, 83, of Bloomington, formerly of Indianapolis and Livingston, NJ, passed away at home on Saturday, March 21, surrounded by her family. Sondra was born in Brooklyn, NY to Louis and Shirley Savadkin on December 9, 1931. She grew up in Miami, FL and attended the University of Florida where she met and married Harold Weinberg, the love of her life. They were married for 56 years. ...
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Sharon Kaye Berry

March 9, 1942 - March 15, 2015

Sharon Kaye (McGee) Berry Born in 1942 Anderson, IN. Died March 15, 2015 as a result of a car accident. She is daughter of Alva Otho and Ruby Hall McGee. She graduated from Madison Heights in 1960. She graduated from Beauty School in Anderson, IN and worked as a beautician. She married George H. Berry Jr. of Pendleton, IN in 1962. Sharon and George were youth group leaders at the Pendleton Church...
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Georgia Reid

July 1, 1929 - March 12, 2015

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Mildred M. Mize

February 25, 1934 - March 7, 2015

Mildred M. Mize, 81, of Indianapolis, passed away March 7, 2015. She was born February 25, 1934, in Davidson County, TN, to her parents, James Marshall Harris and Bertha Jane Elkins. She was reared in the Lick Creek community of Williamson County, TN. Mildred married Paul R. Mize in Indianapolis and they were blessed with 45 beautiful years of marriage. Together they owned a mowing business and...
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Betty Waggoner

September 30, 1923 - March 7, 2015

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Edna Noline Evans

March 28, 1931 - March 5, 2015

Edna Noline (Hankins) Evans, 83, went home to be with the Lord on March 5, 2015 at IU Clarian West in Indianapolis, IN. She was born March 28, 1931 to the late William Chester and Nelle Fendley Hankins. On May 2, 1953, Edna married Robert Dale Evans, who passed December 25, 2005. She was a homemaker for most of her life and enjoyed crocheting and reading her books. Mrs. Evans is survived by many...
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Thomas David Peine

August 1, 1937 - February 28, 2015

Thomas David Peine, was born on August 1, 1937 to William & Anita Frey Peine in Atlanta, GA. He was the oldest of three boys. After graduating from Broad Ripple High School in 1955, Tom earned a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University. He was a proud member of Alpha Kappa Lambda Fraternity. In 1959 he married his high school sweetheart and beloved bride of 56 years, Susan Waldo...
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Ruth "Evelyn" Morehous

September 17, 1923 - February 27, 2015

Ruth "Evelyn" Phillips Morehous, 91, passed peacefully into the Lord's loving arms on Friday, February 27. She was born September 17, 1923, to David and Orhpa Mae "Boyd" Phillips in Union City, Ohio. Evelyn was the baby of the Phillips family line, preceded in death by her brother, Jimmy (Dorothy) Phillips, Jessie (Raymond) Marker, Mary (Hubert) Hough, Martha (Wendell) Wrangler, David (Caroline)...
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John Richard Jeffries

November 2, 1935 - February 26, 2015

John Richard Jeffries John Richard Jeffries was born in Marion, Alabama on Nov. 2, 1935 to Eddie and Elizabeth Jeffries. John had one brother (Eddie Jr.) and 2 sisters (Helen and Yvonne). John excelled in school and graduated in the top 5% of his Huntington High School graduating class of 1953. John graduated from Virginia State College in 1957. Immediately following graduation he entered...
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Helen L. Hurt

September 1, 1924 - February 21, 2015

Helen L. Hurt, 90, Indianapolis passed away Feb. 21, 2015. She was born September 1, 1924 in Indianapolis daughter to Clarence and Helen (Sheehan) Brinkworth. Helen was a graduate of St. Agnes High School and attended Butler University where she was a member of Tri Delta Sorority. Helen was a member of St. Christopher Catholic Church. She continued to be a source of inspiration and knowledge as...
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Ralph E. McDonald

May 12, 1920 - February 20, 2015

Ralph E. McDonald Dean Emeritus of the Indiana University School of Dentistry, 94, of Indianapolis and later Sanibel Island, Florida, and Bloomington, Indiana, passed away on February 20, 2015. Dr. McDonald, an internationally renowned pediatric dental educator, was pivotal in developing what is now known as the pediatric dentistry graduate program in the department of pediatric dentistry at...
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Craig T. Hinshaw

February 8, 1940 - February 19, 2015

CRAIG TRENT HINSHAW 75, of Indianapolis, Indiana, passed away at home surrounded by his loving family on February 19, 2015. Craig is survived by his loving wife, Kay, of 47 years and three sons, Trent, Matthew (Kara) and...
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Charles F. Knott

July 2, 1928 - February 19, 2015

Charles F. Knott, 86, Indianapolis, passed away February 19, 2015. Visitation will be held Thursday at Flanner and Buchanan-Washington Park North from 10-12pm, with funeral services to begin at 12pm. Sincerely, -Your friends at Flanner and Buchanan
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Lawrence M. Brassard

October 3, 1953 - February 17, 2015

Lawrence Brassard, 61, formerly of Kokomo, Indiana and recently Navarre, Florida passed away on Feb 17, 2015 while at home with loved ones. He was born on Oct. 3, 1953 in Indianapolis. Larry graduated from Pike High School in 1971 and Butler University in 1982 with his B.S. in Pharmacy. Larry worked in retail pharmacy and as a consultant pharmacist for nearly 20 years in Indiana. Larry also...
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Juanita M. Durbin

August 15, 1924 - February 17, 2015

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Forrest "Woody" English

May 15, 1926 - February 17, 2015

Forrest S. "Woody" English, born May 15, 1926, went to his Heavenly Home February 17, 2015. He was 88 years young. Woody was born and raised on a small farm in southeastern Ohio. He graduated at the age of 16 as the valedictorian from Bethel High School in 1942. He attended N.Y.A. Electricians School in West Virginia from 1942-1943. He served in WWII from 1944-1946 on a submarine in the...
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