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Brownstown Stephanie R. (Stilwell) Krieger 2024 Stephanie R. (Stilwell) Krieger, 48, of Brownstown, passed away at 11:15 a.m., Monday, July 8, 2024, at the Hoosier Christian Village. She had been ill for 5 years. Stephanie was born on January 13, 1976, in Seymour, IN, to Richard E. & Peggy (Perry) Stilwell, both of Freetown, IN. She was a 1994 graduate of Brownstown Central High School. She was a homemaker and a member of Jonesville Christian Church. Stephanie was very passionate about cooking and crafting. She was a "take charge" kind of person. Her life was spent loving and raising her children and was very involved in every aspect of their lives. Stephanie is survived by her parents, Richard & Peggy; her children: Cade... Seymour Kenneth L. Kendall 2024 Kenneth L. Kendall, age 66, of Seymour, passed away peacefully on Monday morning, July 8, 2024, at The Lutheran Community Home, Seymour. Mr. Kendall was a lifetime member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Jonesville, where he was baptized in Christ on November 14, 1957, and confirmed in faith on April 12, 1981. It is a life celebration, as Kenny enjoyed every aspect of life and in many ways poured out his unconditional love to his family, friends, and community. In his younger years, he loved to camp and ride motorcycles with the neighborhood boys. During his school years, he was a great basketball player, and he played on school teams and church teams. This passion took a back seat when... Bloomington Rodney Friend 2024 Rodney Friend, 71, of Bloomington, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, July 3, 2024. Rodney was born on May 22,1953 in Jacksonville, Florida, to Spencer and Frances Friend. The family moved to Seymour, Indiana soon after his birth. Rodney married his high school sweetheart Jodie Speckner Friend in 1972. After being a Bloomington business owner for many years, Rodney pursued his passions for aviation (earning his IFR rating) and photography with enthusiasm and great joy. Rodney believed people were capable of doing hard things and he tried something new and challenging every day, while encouraging his loved ones to do the same. Ever curious and a lifelong learner, Rodney was often found... Hayden, Indiana Hayden Edward Larison 2024 Hayden E. Larison, a musically gifted and deeply faithful young man, passed away on July 2, 2024, at the age of 21. Born on November 15, 2002, Hayden was a prodigious talent, mastering multiple instruments with a natural ease that left audiences in awe. His music was a testament to his dedication, passion, and God-given talent. Beyond his musical abilities, Hayden was known for his kind and sweet nature. He had a gentle spirit and a heart full of compassion, always ready to lend a helping hand or offer a word of encouragement. His strength of character was matched by his unwavering faith, which guided him throughout his life and inspired those around him. Hayden's life, though tragically... Seymour Mary Jane (Lambert) Hastings 2024 Mary Jane Hastings, age 90, and a resident of Seymour, Indiana, passed from this life on July 1, 2024, at Schneck Medical Center. Jane was born June 24, 1934, in Muncie Indiana to Clifford and Esther Lambert. She was the thirteenth of fourteen children. She married Gerald Hastings on November 27, 1952, at the Madison Street Methodist Church. Jane was a 1952 graduate of Muncie Central High School and remained a Bearcat for life. She worked for Muncie Credit Bureau before moving to Seymour with her husband in 1964, and soon embarked on the most rewarding job of her life - mother to her two children, Kevin and Julie. She then became a beloved grandma to Kevin Jr., Evan, and her golden grand... Dudleytown Luella M. Holle 2024 Luella M. Holle, age 98, of Dudleytown, passed away peacefully on Sunday afternoon, June 30, 2024, at Forest Path of the Lutheran Community Home, Seymour. Born in Dudleytown on June 21, 1926, Luella was the daughter of the late William and Anna (Wehrkamp) Bobb. Mrs. Holle was a lifelong member of Emanuel Lutheran Church, Dudleytown, where she was baptized, attended school, confirmed her faith, and married her beloved husband Virgil Holle on September 24, 1950. They were married for 62 glorious years. Luella was a member of the LWML, Ladies Aide, and held various offices. She sang in the church choir, would regularly visit shut-ins and listened to "Know your bible" every morning on the... Seymour Neva J. Langley 2024 Neva J. Langley, 89, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family Saturday, June 29, 2024, in her Seymour home. Neva was born January 17, 1935, to the late Charles and Avis (Anderson) Tidd. Neva graduated from Shields High School (Seymour) in 1953. Neva was employed at Amoco/Silgan Plastics from January 1973 till April 2019, where she worked as a Lead Inspector. Left behind to cherish Neva's memory are her three children; Larry D Langley, Lisa Campbell, both of Seymour, and Robert (Cathy) Langley, of Elizabethtown; Her grandchildren, Robby (Jamie) Langley, Ryan (Emily) Langley, of Columbus, Josh (Tiffany) Baker, of Crown Point, Johnathan (Devona) Box, of Madison, Jeremy Box and... Seymour Wilma Lois (Bohall) HIll 2024 Wilma Lois (Bohall) Hill, age 94, a native and resident of Seymour, Indiana, passed away on Friday, June 28, 2024 at Autumn Trace Senior Living. She was born February 8, 1930 to the late Glen Bohall and Freida (Prince) Bohall. She was a lifelong member of Reddington Christian Church and a former member of the church ladies auxiliary. She was a longtime volunteer at Hoosier Christian Village. Wilma was a quiet, kindhearted, loving and reserved lady that enjoyed gardening, sewing, quilting and many time made clothes and things for her house. She was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother and was an amazing safe place for her boys. She is survived by her two sons, John Hill and his wife... Brownstown Norma Jean Wischmeier 2024 Norma Jean Wischmeier, age 91, of Brownstown, passed away peacefully on Friday morning, June 28, 2024, at Forest Path of the Lutheran Community Home, Seymour. Mrs. Wischmeier was baptized in Christ, confirmed in faith, and united in holy marriage to her beloved husband, Marvin, at St. John's Lutheran Church, Sauers. After her marriage, she became a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Wegan, with her husband, where they attended church regularly. Norma also belonged to Wegan Ladies Aid at the church and served in various offices over the years. She had a strong faith and was proud of raising her family in the Lutheran church. Norma loved and cherished her family, and she was loved beyond... Brownstown Norma Jean Wischmeier 2024 Norma Jean Wischmeier, age 91, of Brownstown, passed away peacefully on Friday morning, June 28, 2024, at Forest Path of the Lutheran Community Home, Seymour. Mrs. Wischmeier was baptized in Christ, confirmed in faith, and united in holy marriage to her beloved husband, Marvin, at St. John's Lutheran Church, Sauers. After her marriage, she became a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Wegan, with her husband, where they attended church regularly. Norma also belonged to Wegan Ladies Aid at the church and served in various offices over the years. She had a strong faith and was proud of raising her family in the Lutheran church. Norma loved and cherished her family, and she was loved beyond... Indianapolis Kevin E. Woodward 2024 Kevin E. Woodward, age 63, of Indianapolis, passed away on Sunday, June 23, 2024, at I.U. Health, Indianapolis. Mr. Woodward had a strong faith, and he loved reading the Bible. Kevin did flooring installations for more than 40 years. He raced super mod race cars for five years, enjoyed camping and fishing, and he had a love for painting. Born on August 3, 1960, in Los Angeles, California, Kevin was the son of Thomas Gerad and Thelma (Hoscheit) Woodward. His father and stepfather preceded him in death and his mother survives in Kentucky. Survivors also include four daughters: Sarah Woodward of Hopkinsville, Kentucky, Mary (Larry) Hamilton of Mobile, Alabama, Priscilla Woodward of... Seymour Tom Oktavec 2024 It is with deep sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Thomas Edward Oktavec, age 76, at his home in Seymour, Indiana on June 23rd, 2024. Tom was born November 20, 1947, in Cleveland, Ohio. He graduated from Valley Forge High School in 1966 and was drafted into the US Army less than a year later. He served heroically from January 1967 until January 1971. Tom's service to his country included a wartime tour in Vietnam from September 1968 to September 1969. After his honorable discharge from the Army, Tom attained his degree from Cuyahoga Community College and started in earnest what would become a successful management career in the convenience store business, one that would span... Columbus Sandy K. Axsom 2024 Sandy K. Axsom, 65, a resident of Columbus, Indiana, passed from this life at 2:19 a.m. Saturday, June 22, 2024, at Columbus Regional Hospital. Sandy was born in Columbus, September 16, 1958, the loving daughter of James M. Rogers and Shirley M. Boyer Rogers Wood. Sandy married Terry L. Axsom September 30, 1977; he survives. Sandy was a 1976 graduate of Columbus North High School. A homemaker, Sandy had a long career in banking serving as branch manager for Home Federal Savings Bank and Fidelity Federal. Most recently, Sandy worked at Cummings Lighthouse in Seymour. Sandy was a member of the Ogilville Christian Church and she cherished the time she spent with her grandkids. Sandy found... Mattawamkeag, ME Jack Junior Scroghan Jr. 2024 Jack Junior Scroghan Jr. died peacefully in his home in Mattawamkeag, ME, on June 18, 2024. He is survived by his wife Pam Scroghan. Jack was born on Jan. 21, 1966 in Indianapolis, IN, to Jack and Judy Scroghan. He was the only boy to five girls. He is survived by Alice Scroghan, of Seymour, Debra Campbell, of Hayden, and Amanda Brooks, of Seymour. He had several nephews and greats. He is proceeded in death by his father, Jack Scroghan, and sisters Tina Scroghan and Rebecca Cole. He was cremated in Maine. Freetown Terrance Andrew Long 2024 Terrance "Terry" Andrew Long, 61, passed gently into eternity early Monday morning at his Freetown home, surrounded by family and immersed in prayer as he made his final departure. He had courageously fought a three-year battle with ALS that ravaged his body but failed to conquer his spirit. Born November 5, 1962, to Daniel D. Long and Madyline (Talbert) Layfield in Indianapolis, Terry was the 2nd of five children. After graduation from Warren Central High School, he moved to Bloomington as a manager of Noble Romans where he met his wife, Cheryl (George). They were married December 30, 1987 and were blessed with eleven children: Amanda (Ryan) Mosier of Bloomington; Stephanie (Kevin)... Fayetteville, Georgia Patricia A. Bischoff 1924 — 2024 Patricia A. Bischoff, age 99, passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 16, 2024, at her daughter's residence in Fayetteville, Georgia. Born November 20, 1924, in Shelbyville, Indiana, she was the daughter of the late Russell E. Oakley and Regina F. (Rehme) Oakley. Patricia was a devoted wife to her late husband Curtis L. Bischoff, whom she married on October 25, 1947, in Beech Grove, Indiana. Together, they shared many years of love and companionship until his passing on August 13, 1993. Patricia's life was marked by a deep commitment to family, faith, and community. She worked as a clerk at Cartwright Pharmacy in Crothersville for over 32 years and was a proud graduate of Sacred Heart of... Columbus Donald W. Davidson 2024 Donald Wayne Davidson, 75, passed away Saturday, June 15, 2024 at Willow Crossing Health & Rehab. Donald was born May 16, 1949 to Earl and Bonnie Davidson. He is survived by his brother, Glenn Davidson; and his three children, Angela West, Leslie Young, and Joel Davidson. He is now joining Kathryn Davidson; his mother, Bonnie; and his father, Earl in his heavenly home. Don graduated from Brownstown High School in 1967 and went on to get his college degree at the University of Indianapolis. Most people knew Don as a realtor in Columbus for over 40 years, but his main passion was music. He could hear a song and sit down and play it on the piano effortlessly ,it was like watching magic.... Seymour, Indiana Jeffery Alan Purdue 2024 Jeffery Alan Purdue, 60 of Seymour passed away at home on Saturday, June 15, 2024. He was born April 15, 1964 in Seymour, Indiana to John and Cheryl K. Lauster Purdue. He attended Seymour Schools. Jeff had worked at Skaggs Builders. He was very good at repairing small engines, using his "green thumb" to take care of plants and was an incredibly gifted artist. Jeff is preceded in death by his father, John Purdue, Jr. and his step-siblings Tony Purdue and Cindy Purdue. Surviving to cherish his memory are his mother, Cheryl Watson, his brothers, Chris Purdue and Mike Purdue, his sister, Robin Storey, his children, Melanie Balazar, Sarah Brittain and Luke Newkirk and his longtime companion... Bloomington, Indiana Ruth Virginia (Gillaspy) Gossman 1920 — 2024 Ruth Virginia (Gillaspy) Gossman, age 103, of Bloomington and formerly of Brownstown, passed away on Saturday, June 15, 2024, at the home of her son. Ruth graduated in 1943 from Indiana University with a degree in Home Economics. She was a teacher with the school systems at North Madison, Columbus, and Decatur Township in Indianapolis for more than 20 years. She taught Home Economics, Special Education, and Kindergarten. Ruth was a Cub Scout leader and a 4-H leader, and she belonged to the Extension Homemakers Clubs in Jefferson County, Bartholomew County, and Marion County. She loved her family beyond measure, including her nieces and nephews, and grand-nieces and grand-nephews. She...
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