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Geraldine Marie Ehrsam November 17 2017
Geraldine Marie Ehrsam, 85, of Avon, passed away on November 17, 2017.Geraldine was born on April 13, 1932 in Fort Wayne, IN to the late Paul and Margaret Coyne. Geraldine graduated from Monroeville High school in 1950. Geraldine married Rex Allen Ehrsam in 1955, who preceded her in death. Geraldine worked for the U.S. Post office until her retirement. Geraldine’s hobbies included crocheting, reading, and game playing, including bingo and cards. Geraldine belonged to Mary, Queen of Peace Catholic Church, Red Hat Society, Heritage Lake Euchre Club, and the Senior Center. Geraldine was preceded in passing by her parents; husband; son, James A. Ehrsam; and her brothers, Eugene, Robert, Kenneth and Paul Coyne Jr. Geraldine is survived by sons, Michael (Deborah) and Eric (Becky) Ehrsam; daughters, Julia (Kerry) Wafford, Angela (Dennis) Lofton, and Mary (Robert) Phillips; her sister, Mary Brickley; sister-in-laws, Leanette and Mary Ellen Coyne; and several nieces and nephews. Geraldine also had 14 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren. Visitation will be on Monday, November 20th, 2017 from 4 to 5 p.m. for family and 5 to 8 p.m. for friends and acquaintances at Flanner Buchanan – Speedway, 2950 N. High School Road, Speedway, IN, 46224. Services will be Tuesday, November 21st, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Mary, Queen of Peace Church, 1005 W Main Street, Danville, IN 46122. A meal will immediately follow the service at the church. Interment will then follow the meal at West Ridge Park Cemetery.
Published in the The Indianapolis Star on Nov. 19, 2017.
Eugene Arnold Mills August 3 2017

Eugene Arnold Mills, 86, formerly of Heritage Lake passed away Thursday, August 3, 2017.

Eugene was born in Robertdale on September 15, 1930, the son of Arnold Nathan and Elsie Anna Paula (Radloff) Mills, and was a 1948 graduate of Hammond High School. He earned his Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University in 1961.

Mr. Mills proudly served in the United States Navy from 1948 to 1952. He worked at AT&T, formerly Bell Labs, for over 34 years until his retirement in 1989. Eugene was a member of Mary Queen of Peace in Danville, the Knights of Columbus in Greencastle, and was a former member of the American Legion.

Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Donna Mills; six children, Ann Felgen, (husband-Bob), Michelle Waters, Terese Carter, (husband-Monty), Jean McCorkhill, (husband-David), Lisa Galligan, (husband-David), and Kevin Mills, (wife-Tina); a brother, Norman Mills (wife-Helen), twelve grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Michael mills, and a grandson, Erica deCallone.

A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11:00 a.m. Thursday, August 10, 2017 at Mary Queen of Peace Catholic Church, 1005 W Main St, Danville, IN 46122, with Father Michael Fritsch officiating. Friends may call at the Church from 10:00 a.m. until time of Mass. Burial will follow in Oaklawn Cemetery in Indianapolis.

In Lieu of flowers Memorial Contributions may be directed to Gibault of Terre Haute, 6401 South U.S. Highway 41, Terre Haute, Indiana 47802.
Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Memories may be shared with the family at www.BittlesandHurt.com.

Carolyn G Kashman June 29 2017

Carolyn G. Kashman, 88, passed away June 29, 2017. She was a homemaker and a member of Mary Queen of Peace Catholic Church. Carolyn dedicated her life to her family and volunteering her free time to the service of others. She crafted handmade rosaries, which were distributed all over the world, and volunteered at St. Vincent de Paul and the Mary Queen of Peace rectory office. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Jacqueline Moore.

She is survived by her husband of 64 years, William Kashman; children, Steve (Jeanne), Dennis (DiAnn), Tom (Terri), Peggy, and Chris (Pam) Kashman; brother, Larry (Eileen) Smith; 13 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.

A Catholic Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at Mary Queen of Peace Catholic Church, Danville, IN with a visitation before the Mass from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Burial will be in Crown Hill Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Mary Queen of Peace Catholic Church. Online condolences may be shared at www.conklefuneralhome.com.
Published in the The Indianapolis Star on July 2, 2017

Kathy A Willard April 25 2017

Kathy was 54, of Bainbridge, passed away April 25, 2017 in her residence. Born May 28, 1962 in Danville, she was the daughter of Ronald A. and Patricia A. (Turley) Birchler. Kathy married Eric A. Willard on December 10, 1988 in Mary, Queen of Peace Catholic Church. She retired from Hendricks Regional Health, where she worked as a communication specialist. Kathy was a 1980 graduate of Danville High School.

Survivors include her husband, Eric; sons, Joshua Willard of New Maysville, Matthew Willard, Jonathon Willard, both of Zionsville; father, Ron Birchler of Danville; brothers, Jeff (Shari) Birchler of Plainfield and Randy (Jill) Birchler of Danville. Her mother, Pat Birchler, preceded her in death on April 2, 2017.

A memorial visitation will be held from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 in Baker Funeral Home, Danville. Contributions may be made to Cummins Behavioral Health Systems 5101 E US Hwy 36 Avon, IN 46123. Online condolences may be made at www.bakerfuneralservice.com – See more at: www.legacy.com.

Meeda Lentz April 21 2017

Meeda was born on November 19, 1930 and passed away on Friday, April 21, 2017.

She was a resident of Danville, Indiana at the time of passing, and graduated from Linton Stockton High School.

Visitation will be held from 4:00-8:00 pm on Monday, April 24, 2017 in Baker Funeral Home, Danville. A funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 am on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 in Mary, Queen of Peace Catholic Church, Danville, with burial to follow in Danville South Cemetery.

Patricia Ann Birchler April 2 2017

Patricia Ann Birchler, 80 of Danville, passed away April 2, 2017 in her home. She was born on February 19, 1937 in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan to the late Herbert and Mary (Murphy) Turley. Pat married Ronald A. Birchler on November 27, 1957 in Sault Ste. Marie, MI. She was the manager for Richard Bennett Furniture Store in Danville for many years. Pat was a member of Mary, Queen of Peace Catholic Church and a former member of Epsilon Sigma Alpha Sorority in which she was past president. An avid golfer, she and her husband, Ron, were members of the Prestwick Country Club for the past 33 years.

Survivors include her husband, Ron Birchler of Danville; sons, Jeff (Shari) Birchler of Plainfield, Randy (Jill) Birchler of Danville; daughter, Kathy (Eric) Willard of Bainbridge; step-mother, Elsie Turley; step-sisters, Linda Edwards, Cynthia Brandon, Lori Vinci, Candace Harvey; 9 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. Her parents, brother, Herbert Turley, Jr. and sister, Carol Reichart, preceded her in death.

Services will be at 11:00 am on Thursday, April 6, 2017 in Mary, Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Danville, with burial to follow in Danville South Cemetery. Father Michael Fritsch will officiate. Calling will be from 5:00-8:00 pm on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 in Baker Funeral Home, Danville. Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society 5635 W 96th St STE 100 Indianapolis, IN 46278. Online condolences may be made at www.bakerfuneralservice.com

Joseph Hawkins March 23 2017

Joseph Hawkins, 92, passed away March 23, 2017. Catholic Mass will be held Saturday, April 1, 2017 at Mary Queen of Peace at 10 a.m. Visitation will be at Northview Christian Church, Danville from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. with a Memorial service and Military Honors at 3 p.m. Professional services entrusted to Indiana Memorial.
Published in the The Indianapolis Star on Mar. 26, 2017

Velma L Spears February 28 2017

Velma L. Spears 78, of Danville, passed away Feb. 28, 2017 after battling years of debilitating illness. She fought a hard fight until the end.

Velma was born Dec. 19, 1938 in Indianapolis to the late Lawrence and Wilma (Cunningham) Schakel. She was a graduate of Arsenal Technical High School in Indianapolis.

A loving mom, grandma, great grandma, and homemaker, she is survived by her children, James E. (Diane) Spears, Jr. – Danville, Tony (Missy) Spears – Indianapolis, Tammy (Keith) Cooper – Danville, grandchildren, Dustin Wooden, Tara (Cory Johnson) Cooper, Jamie (Antwan) Mason, Lacey (Travis) Watson, Taylor (Krysta) Cooper, Tiffany Spears, T.J. (Stephanie) Spears, Brandy Wooden, Travis (Trisha) Spears, Jacob Spears, 12 great grandchildren, and Michael Spears, brother-in-law and loyal friend.

Private graveside services will be held in Springhill Cemetery at Cartersburg. Weaver & Randolph Funeral Home, Danville, has been entrusted with the arrangements. Online guestbook at www.weaverandrandolphfuneralhomes.com.

Published in the The Indianapolis Star on Mar. 5, 2017
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Elinor Hatcher February 2 2017

Elinor Hatcher, 87, of New Winchester, passed away February 2, 2017 in her home. Born July 1, 1929 in Nome, Alaska, she was the daughter of Walter John and Helen Burnell Dowd. She married James Hatcher, Sr. on January 9, 1950 in Seattle, Washington.

Elinor was a homemaker and a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Danville. She was a life member of the Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars, having served in various offices in the past, such as the President of the New Winchester Chapter, 6th District President and State Chief of Staff. She also held a life membership in the Amvets Auxiliary and was a member of the Danville American Legion Post #118 Ladies Auxiliary.

Survivors include her children, Sue (Ken) Ottinger, Jean (Charlie) Thurnall, all of New Winchester, Kathy (Dan) Wethington of Ladoga, Jim (Jenny) Hatcher, Jr., of New Winchester, Mari (Mike) Clark of Danville; and 13 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren, 6 great-great-grandchildren. Her parents, husband, 3 brothers and 1 sister, preceded her in death.

Calling will be from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Monday, February 6, 2017 in Baker Funeral Home, Danville. Services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 in the funeral home with burial to follow in New Winchester Cemetery. Online condolences may be made at www.bakerfuneralservice.com – See more at: www.legacy.com

Bradley Wayne King November 29 2016

Bradley Wayne King of Avon, Indiana, passed away on Tuesday, November 29th, 2016. Showing will be held on Friday December 2nd from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Conkle Funeral Home in Avon Indiana. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, December 3rd at 11:00 a.m., at Mary Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Danville Indiana. Burial will follow at Danville South Cemetery immediately following the mass.

Bradley King is survived by brothers Brandon and Trevor King, parents Matthew and Gina King, niece Aubrey King, grandmothers Eileen Murphy and Wanda Backus (King), and aunts Sheila Robertson, Tammy Richardson, and Sherry Von Ogden.

Pallbearers will be Nick Von Ogden, Michael Robertson, Jake Von Ogden, Ryan Mathis, Jordan Fassnacht, and Zach Lambert.

Brad was a kind and gentle soul, who enjoyed the simple things in life. He loved being with his family, and friends. He brought laughter and joy to everyone.

KayAnne Therese Klinker November 27 2016

KayAnne Therese (Daunt) Klinker’s life was cut short on November 27, 2016 at the age of 48. She was a source of tremendous joy and inspiration throughout her life as a wife, mother, daughter, sister, friend, teacher, and mentor.
KayAnne was the wife of Michael Klinker, the mother of Alexander and Benjamin Klinker, the daughter of Patrick and Susan Daunt, and sister to Marianne (John) Hogsett, Joanne (Christopher) Mortensen, and Sarah (Alfred) Gaspari, and aunt to several nieces and nephews.
KayAnne traveled, taught, learned and loved with zeal and curiosity. She served as the library media specialist at Westlake Elementary School for fourteen years. She gave the gift of knowledge, and a passion for reading, to her sons and her students.
KayAnne refused to be defined by the cancer that eventually took her life, and she gave enduring hope to fellow survivors and the nurses and doctors at the Simon Cancer Center. Even in death, she continues to provide hope to others by generously donating her body to science for further research and training.
A memorial Mass will be held at Mary Queen of Peace Catholic Church, in Danville, Indiana on Saturday, December 17, 2016 at 11:00 AM with a luncheon to follow.
Memorial donations can be directed to the Megan S. Ott Foundation which provides financial relief and sunshine to central Indiana families battling breast cancer.

Kenneth Campbell October 8 2016

Kenneth “Kenny” Campbell, 47, of Clayton passed away on October 8, 2016 in Memphis, Tennessee. He was born on April 18, 1969 in Indianapolis, Indiana to Charles and Sharon Bowen Campbell. He is survived by his of wife of 23 years Diane Campbell. Kenny was a Journeyman Wireman working for Cache Valley Electric Co. He was a proud member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 481 and Mary Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Danville, Indiana. Calling hours will be held on Friday October 14, 2016 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Hall-Baker Funeral Home Plainfield. Funeral services will be held on Saturday October 15, 2016 at 11 A.M. in the funeral home with Father Michael Fritsch officiating. Burial will follow in Maple Hill Cemetery Plainfield. Survivors include his wife Diane; Children: Nicholas and Brandon Campbell. Nephew: Charlie Campbell. Parents: Charles and Sharon Campbell. He was preceded in death by a sister: Kathy Campbell. Donations can be made to the Campbell Boys educational Fund C/O of Hall-Baker Funeral Home 339 East Main St. Plainfield, Indiana 46168. Envelopes will also be available at the funeral home.

Timothy James Cooney September 15 2016

Please pray for the repose of the soul of Tim Cooney and for the care and consolation of his family. May he rest in the loving arms of our Father in heaven.

Timothy James Cooney, 68, of Avon, passed away September 15, 2016. Born November 28, 1947 in Springfield, Ohio, he was the son of Michael E. and Margaret Jean Digan Cooney. He married Joann Heeg, his high school sweetheart, on December 19, 1970. They were married 45 wonderful years and have 4 children, Patrick (Amy), Michael (Courtney), Stephen (Kristen), and Matthew (Lisa) Cooney. Tim was the proud and doting grandfather of 12 grandchildren, Riley, Connor, Jack, Nolan, Maddie, Carter, Sam, A.J., Kaitlyn, Charlie, James and Bennett. He is also survived by brothers, Tom (Terri) Cooney, Terry (Deborah) Cooney; sister, Michelle (Mike) Valentine. His parents, brother, Michael and cousins, Mary Ellen Ross and Patty Snell, preceded him in death.

Tim entered the Army after High School and served his country in Vietnam for 14 months. He then attended Wright State University and transferred to I U P U I to obtain his bachelor’s degree and later on his master’s degree. During school he worked for International Harvester and continued for 42 years, retiring in 2008 as the Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing. He kept busy with golfing, Notre Dame football, running, and proudly supporting/photographing his grandkids at all their sporting events. Tim served as Commander of the Heritage Palms Veteran’s Association in Florida. He was also a member of Mary, Queen of Peace Catholic Church, where he was a member of the Knights of Columbus.

A Catholic Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at Mary, Queen of Peace Catholic Church, Danville, with entombment to follow in Maple Hill Cemetery, Plainfield. Calling will be from 3:00-8:00 p.m. on Monday, September 19, 2016 in Hall-Baker Funeral Home, Plainfield. Donations may be made to the Heritage Palms Veteran’s Association who are raising funds for a service dog. The address is 10420 Washington Palm Way Ft. Myers, FL 33966. Online condolences may be made at www.bakerfuneralservice.com

Leo Dennis Graves September 7 2016

Mr. Leo Dennis Graves, age 63, of Danville, Indiana formerly of Madison entered this life on June 24, 1953 in Madison, Indiana. He was the loving son of the late Leo Eugene and Norma Ruth Cole Graves. He was raised in Madison and was a 1971 graduate of Madison Consolidated High School where he enjoyed playing sports. He then went to Hanover College and received his Bachelors in Mathematics and a Minor in Education in 1975 and also served as student manager for the various sports at the college. He received his Masters in Mathematics in 1980 from Indiana University Southeast. He began teaching in 1976 at Bishop David High School in Louisville, Kentucky and then at Lanesville High School until 1978 when he began teaching in the Madison Consolidated School System. In 1980 he began a career with the Danville Community Schools in Danville, Indiana. He taught from 1980 to 1992 Mathematics and Computers and served as the computer coordinator for the district and was instrumental in 1983 in starting the Computer department in the school system. In 1999 he became the Technology Specialist and administered the helpdesk. In 2008 he became a part of the Alternative Education Program which served Danville Community Schools, Northwest Hendricks and Mill Creek School Corporations. Dennis was always busy and in the summer time he worked six summers in Madison at the Jefferson Proving Grounds as a Mathematician. He would also teach evening classes at Ivy Tech State College. Loving sports he served as a IHSSA Official for volleyball, baseball, softball and track. He had coached football, baseball and was an athletic trainer for all sports. Dennis was raised in the Prince of Peace Catholic Church in Madison and after moving to Danville became affiliated with the Mary Queen of Peace Catholic Church. There he served on the Liturgy Committee for the past eleven years and as Chairman of the Extraordinary Ministers of Communion. He served as the Recorder and Financial Secretary for the Knights of Columbus Council 11896 in Danville. For the past seven years he served on the Board of Trustees of the Central Indiana School Employees Insurance Trust. Dennis was a beloved teacher who enjoyed educating students as well as helping them to excel in sports. He was an avid reader, collector and fan of the Indianapolis Colts. He had lovingly cared for his mother for the past 14 years of her life until her death on March 22, 2011. Dennis died on Wednesday, September 7, 2016, at 6:00 a.m. at his home in Danville, Indiana.
A LOVING FAMILY
Dennis will be missed by his loving brother, Gordon Shawn Graves and his wife, Melanie of Dayton, Ohio; his loving nephews, Brent Graves and Craig Graves; and several cousins. He was preceded in death by his father, Leo Eugene Graves, died June 6, 1975, his mother, Norma Ruth Cole Graves, died March 22, 2011 and his grandparents.
MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL
Funeral Mass will be conducted on Wednesday, September 14, 2016, at 11:00 a.m., by Father Christopher Craig at the Prince of Peace Catholic Church, 413 East Second Street in downtown Madison, Indiana. Interment will follow in the St. Patrick Cemetery in Madison, Indiana.
MEMORIAL MASS
Memorial Mass will be conducted on Saturday, September 17, 2016, at 11:00 a.m., by Father Mike Fritsch at the Mary Queen of Peace Catholic Church, 1005 West Main Street in Danville, Indiana with a gathering time of 10:00 a.m.
VISITATION
Friends may call Tuesday September 13, 2016 from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. and Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Center, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison, Indiana.
THE ROSARY
The Rosary will be prayed on Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre.
MEMORIAL EXPRESSIONS
Memorial contributions may be made to the Hanover College Foundation. Cards are available at the funeral home and at the Churches. Online condolences, Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre Madison, IN

Stephen R Searcy June 25 2016

Stephen R. Searcy, 80, of Indianapolis, passed away June 25, 2016. He was born March 7, 1936 in Indianapolis the son of the late Lester and Josephine Searcy. He worked for over 38 years in fleet services for American Airlines. He attended Mary Queen of Peace Catholic Church. Stephen and Diane have spent their winters in Okeechobee, FL since 1992.

He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Mary Jo Searcy. He is survived by his wife, Diane J. (Kellems) Searcy; son, Stephen Patrick (Dawn) Searcy; daughters, Sherry (Eddie) Brewer, Shelley (Doug) Coss; brother, James (Judy) Searcy; sister, Anna Marie (Jim) Parke; grandchildren, Rachel (Brayton) McCarver, Matthew (Erin) Searcy, Morgan and Kendall Coss, Katie and Tristan Brewer; great grandchildren, Madison and Olivia McCarver; 3 step grandchildren and 2 step great grandchildren.

Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday July 1, 2016 in Conkle Funeral Home Avon Chapel with visitation from 11 a.m. until the time of service. Burial will be in West Ridge Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or American Lung Association . Online condolences may be shared at conklefuneralhome.com
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Lowell Mehaffey Agnew June 10 2016

Lowell and Carol decided very recently to sell their home here in Clayton, Indiana and move back to Conneaut Lake, Pennsylvania. They didn’t get a chance to sell their house here before tragedy struck.

Please pray for the repose of the soul of Lowell Mehaffey Agnew, 60, of Harmonsburg, died unexpectedly Friday, June 10, 2016. Also for the care and consolation of his family.

He was born in Meadville January 14, 1956 a son of George Mehaffey and Marjorie McMichael Agnew. He married Carolyn M. Slater August 19, 1977 at Our Lady Queen of the Americas Church and she survives.

He was a 1973 graduate of Linesville High School and a 1979 graduate of Penn State University with an Associate’s Degree in Agricultural Business. He was a life-long farmer working the family’s century owned farm outside of Harmonsburg and he also farmed in Indiana. He loved all things farming, but also enjoyed basketball, vintage tractors and most of all, spending time with his children and grandchildren. He was a member of Our Lady Queen of the Americas Roman Catholic Church.

Survivors, in addition to his wife Carolyn of 38 years, include: four daughters, Bridget de la Peña and her husband Ramón of Skokie, IL, Lori McGovern and her husband Timothy of Silver Spring, MD, Jennifer Agnew and her husband David Chonowski of Blacklick, OH and Karen Price and her husband Anthony Price Jr. of Montgomery Village, MD; a son, George V. Agnew and his wife Janelle of Conneautville; twelve grandchildren, Thérèse, Myriam, Brendan, Monica, Kateri and Agnes McGovern, Anthony Price III, Oona Price, Avalee, Eloise, Everett and Guinevere Agnew and another grandchild due in September; three brothers, L. Michael Agnew and his wife Linda Hank of Conneaut Lake, Robert Agnew and his wife Jean of Conneautville and Bryan Agnew and his wife Kim of Conneaut Lake; a sister, Bonneita Beswick and her husband Rob of Pittsburgh and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Calling hours will be Tuesday from 5-8 p.m. and Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Waid-Coleman Funeral Home, Inc., 12422 Conneaut Lake Road, Conneaut Lake. A Rosary service will be Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Our Lady Queen of the Americas Roman Catholic Church, 155 S. Ninth Street, Conneaut Lake with Fr. Jeffrey Lucas and Fr. James Moore, O.P., Co-Celebrants.

Interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Harmonsburg.

The family suggests memorials be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.

Obituary: www.waidfuneralhome.net/notices/Lowell-Agnew.

Ann Elizabeth “Betty” Schmutte May 10 2016

Ann Elizabeth “Betty” Schmutte, 99, of Avon, passed away on Tuesday, May 10, 2016. She was born on April 17, 1917 in Indianapolis, IN to the late Lewis and Margaret (Johnson) Williams. Betty was a 1935 graduate of St. John’s High School in Indianapolis and worked for over 20 years as a secretary for the Archdiocese of Indianapolis. She was a member of St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church for over 50 years, where she sang in the choir and volunteered as a Sacristan.

Betty is survived by her sons, Nick (Helen) Schmutte, John (Barbara) Schmutte, Richard Schmutte; daughter-in-law, Judy Schmutte; 8 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Betty is also survived by her brother, Glenn Williams. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence “Bud” Schmutte; son, Stephen Schmutte; 3 brothers and 2 sisters.

Visitation for Mrs. Schmutte will be held on Monday, May 16, 2016 from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. at Flanner and Buchanan – Speedway. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. in St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church. Burial will follow in Calvary Catholic Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be given to Catholic Charities Indianapolis. Friends are invited to leave online condolences for the family at www.flannerbuchanan.com.

Anthony Carl Guido April 2 2016

Retired Federal Judge Anthony Carl Guido 89 of Hattiesburg, MS., died Saturday April 02, 2016 and a former resident of Danville, IN. Mr. Guido was a United States Army veteran of WWII and a retired United States Federal Judge. He was a former member of Mary Queen of Peace Catholic Church community in Danville, IN. He was preceded in death by his wife Joan Kimmel Guido and his grandson Anthony Stephen Guido. Calling will be held on Friday April 08, 2016 at Flanner and Buchanan-Speedway from Noon to 1:30 pm followed by a funeral service at 2 pm at Calvary Cemetery in the chapel. He is survived by his two sons; Michael Anthony Guido and Marc Allen Guido and his daughter; Parmina Elina Moore, his sister; Cyrena Wagers, a brother; Thomas Guido and three grandchildren. Entombment will be in Calvary Cemetery. Online condolences may be shared at www.flannerbuchanan.com

Karol Ann Glissman February 9 2016

Karol Ann Glissman, 60 of Indianapolis passed away February 9, 2016 at IU Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. She was born December 2, 1955 in Axtell, Kansas to Callistus A. and C. Georgina (Engelken) Glissman; her mother survives in Seneca, Kansas.

Karol was employed as a Waitress and Hostess at the Paragon Restaurant in Indianapolis.

Along with her father, Karol was also preceded in death by her brother, Daniel Glissman.

Other survivors include her five brothers, James Glissman of Plainfield, Indiana, David Glissman of Corning, Kansas, Keith Glissman of Burlington, Kansas, Brian Glissman of Seneca, Kansas and Eric Glissman of Rolla, Missouri; three sisters, Kathy Stamper of Danville, Indiana, Phyllis Glissman of Sabetha, Kansas and Patricia Edwards of Danville, Indiana; many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, February 12 at Mary Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Danville, Indiana. Final care and cremation arrangements were entrusted to Carlisle-Branson Funeral Service & Crematory in Mooresville, Indiana. Burial and Rosary will take place at a later date in Karol’s home state of Kansas. Please pray for the repose of her soul and for the care and consolation of her family. May she rest in the loving arms of our Father in heaven.

Casey (Helen) E Juza January 6 2016
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Casey (Helen) Juza and for the care and consolation of her family. There will be a memorial Mass for her here at Mary, Queen of Peace on Tuesday, January 12th at 11:00am. and memorial visitation from 4 to 8 pm on Monday at Conkle Funeral Home in Avon. May she rest in the loving arms of our Father in heaven.
Maryann Schneider December 25 2015
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Maryann Schneider, and for the care and consolation of her family. She is Judy Schneider’s daughter in-law. Maryann died of a brain aneurysm on Christmas Day while visiting her parents in Chicago. She and Judy’s son, Gary, have four children. May she rest in the loving arms of our Father in heaven.
Dorothy A Saddler September 12 2015
A memorial mass for Mrs. Dorothy A. (Evrard) Saddler, 94, of Danville, will be held at 11 am Thurs. Sept. 17 at MARY QUEEN OF PEACE CATHOLIC CHURCH in Danville, with a Celebration of Life visitation at WEAVER & RANDOLPH FUNERAL HOME DANVILLE 4-8 PM Wed. Sept. 16. Burial of her cremains will take place at St. Mary Catholic Cemetery at Tell City, In.Contributions may be given to the church and/or the Leukemia Association. Sign the guest book.
Rosemary Sheley July 17 2015
Rosemary Sheley, 82, of Danville, passed away July 17, 2015. She was born January 30, 1933 in Decatur, IN to Leo T. and Florence L. Gillig. Rosemary was a graduate from Decatur Catholic High School. She was employed through the years at Western Union, Danners and Wayne Township Fire Department. Rosemary was a beloved and devoted wife, mother and grandmother.
She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Fr. John Gillig. She is survived by her loving husband of 54 years, John T. Sheley; daughter, Susan Sheley Romie; son, John T. Sheley Jr.; grandchildren, Mariea and Madelyn, Quinn and Kai; brothers; Albert, David, Donald, Anthony and Gerald Gillig and sister, Sally Smith.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, July 21 from 4 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. with a rosary at 7:30 p.m. in Stevens Mortuary, 5520 W. 10th St., Indpls. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, July 22 at 10 a.m. in Mary Queen of Peace, 1005 W. Main St., Danville, IN. To leave the family online condolences, please visit: www.stevensmortuary.net. We encourage family and friends to visit the site and share a special story or memory about Rosemary.
Mabel L Gibbs July 15 2015
Mabel L. Gibbs, 86 of Danville, passed away July 15, 2015. She was the daughter of Virgil and Chlysta Breedlove Muse. Mabel married Frank “Beeze” Gibbs on August 15, 1948 in Danville and he survives. Mrs. Gibbs received her BS and MS degrees from Indiana University. She began her teaching career at Brownsburg in 1967 and then taught business at Danville High School from 1974 until her retirement in 1995. She was a member of Indiana State Teacher’s Association and Mary, Queen of Peace Catholic Church. Survivors include her husband, Beeze of Danville; sons, Eric “Rick” (Yvonne) Gibbs of Plainfield, Gary (Karen) Gibbs of O’Fallon, IL.; grandchildren, Madeline Gibbs of Sarasota, FL., Mitch Gibbs and Max Gibbs, both of O’Fallon. Private family services will be held. Baker Funeral Home, Danville, is in charge of the arrangements. Contributions may be made to Hendricks County Community Foundation 6319 E U S Hwy 36 Ste 211 Avon, IN 46123 or the Alzheimers Association 50 E 91st St Ste 100 Indianapolis, IN 46209. Online condolences may be made at www.bakerfuneralservice.com. Please pray for the repose of her soul and for the comfort and consolation of her family. May she rest eternally in the loving arms of our father in heaven.
Kathleen Marie Mattox June 26 2015
Kathleen Marie Mattox, 67, of Avon, passed away on Friday, June 26, 2015. She was born on December 28, 1947 in Vincennes to Thomas Robert and Juanita (Steele) Westfall. Kathie was a 1966 graduate of St. Rose Academy in Vincennes and earned her B.S. from Memphis State University. She worked as a Registered nurse for St. Vincent Hospital for many years. Kathie is survived by her mother; children, Amy King, Paul Mattox, Brian Gruner and Abigail Price. She was preceded in death by her father; and husband Bernard E. Mattox. A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 11am at Mary, Queen of Peace Catholic Church, Danville. Visitation will be 1 hour prior to the service, also at the church. Entombment will follow in Our Lady of Peace Catholic Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be given to the Crisis Pregnancy Center – Avon or St. Vincent de Paul. Friends are invited to leave online condolences for the family at www.flannerbuchanan.com
John Charles Edward Reynolds June 22 2015
John Charles Edward Reynolds, son of Katie (Eloise Reynolds), 60, Danville, passed at home on June 22, 2015. John was a Master Sergeant with 40 years of service in the Army and Army Reserves. He is survived by his mother, four siblings, three children and four grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m., July 1, 2015, at St. Mary Queen of Peace in Danville. Arrg: Indiana Memorial
Juanita L Starika June 21 2015
Juanita L. Starika, 64, of Coatesville, died June 21, 2015. Memorial Mass: 10 a.m., June 27, 2015 in Mary, Queen of Peace Catholic Church, Danville. Arrangements: Baker Funeral Home, Danville
Dorothy Turner April 17 2015
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Dorothy Turner, mother of Renaye Parsey, who died on Thursday, April 17, and for the comfort and consolation of her family. May she rest eternally in the loving arms of our Father in heaven.
Patricia Seay March 2015
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Patricia Seay. May she rest in the loving arms of our Father in heaven.
June Cirkl March 2015
Please pray for the repose of the soul of June Cirkl. She will be buried in Minnesota. May she rest in the loving arms of our Father in heaven.
Rosie Hickam February 23 2015
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Rosie Hickam. The calling will be Wednesday, February 25th from 4:00 to 8:00 PM at Conkle Funeral Home in Avon. Her funeral Mass will be here at Mary Queen of Peace on Thursday at 10:30 AM. May she rest in the loving arms of our Father in heaven.
Katelyn Brooke Neureiter February 14 2015
Katelyn Brooke Neureiter, 4, Danville, went to heaven on February 14, 2015, after a brief illness. Katelyn was born February 26, 2010, in Avon, to Ben and Jenny (Shew) Neureiter. She is the granddaughter of Mary Queen of Peace parishioners Bill and Patty Neureiter. Please pray for the repose of her sweet soul and for the whole family. May she rest in the loving arms of our Father in heaven.Katelyn was a student at Imagination Station in Avon and was a member of Avon Christian Church. Katelyn was a loving and caring child who will be forever loved and remembered by her family and many friends.In addition to her parents, Katelyn is survived by a loving brother, Brayden; maternal grandparents, John and Joy (Gribler) Shew of Avon; paternal grandparents, Bill and Patty (Draftina) Neureiter of Lizton; uncles, Jeff Shew (Tiffany) and their children Walter and Desmond of Bloomington; Nick Neureiter of Indianapolis; her Godfather Spencer James of Indianapolis; aunt, Cassandra Brady (Patrick) of Cincinnati.Friends and family will gather to celebrate Katelyn’s life on Thursday, February 19, 2015, 3 to 7 p.m., in the sanctuary at Avon Christian Church, 7236 East County Road 100 South, Avon. The service will begin at 10 a.m., Friday, February 20, 2015, in the church. Burial will follow in Danville South Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Why Not Today, 3473 N. County Road 425 East, Danville, IN 46122. Visit www.CarlisleBranson.com to share a favorite memory, view Katelyn’s Life Story, or to sign the online guest registry.
Jeff Baldwin January 16 2015
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Jeff Baldwin, husband of Pat Baldwin. His funeral arrangements are as follows: The viewing & funeral service will be all at Bartlett Chapel United Methodist church 4396 E. Main St. Avon, IN. His viewing will be on Tuesday Jan. 20th from 3-8 pm and his funeral service will be on Wednesday Jan. 21st at 10 am. The burial will follow at the Danville south cemetery. May he rest in the loving arms of our Father in heaven.
Bobby Hennessey January 07 2015
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Bobby Hennessy, who died this week. His funeral Mass will be here at MQP on Saturday, January 10th at 11:00 a.m. May he rest in the loving arms of our Father in heaven.
Marita Landis December 07 2014
Marita Landis died on Sunday, December 7. She is the sister of Helen Disney and aunt of Jim Disney, Rose Ellen Moore, Theresa Lynch, and Sharon Woodrum. Please pray for the repose of her soul. May she rest in the loving arms of our Father in heaven.
Elizabeth Zeunick Turk November 22 2014
Elizabeth “Betty” Zeunik Turk, 85, of Clayton passed away November 22, 2014. Elizabeth worked at RCA, AFNB and Indiana University Hospital. She was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Indpls and Mary Queen of Peace, Danville. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 57 years, “Beany Turk” who was “the love of her life”; daughter, Cathy Lowe. Elizabeth is survived by her son, Benny Turk; grandchildren, Cory (Tim) Brooks, Chad (Renee) Lowe, Michelle (Jared) Stout, A.J. Turk, Deanna (Ryan) Piercy and Steven Turk; brothers, Al (Mary) Zeunik of Florida and Jim (Mary) Zeunik of North Carolina; 10 great-grandchildren and 5 great-great- grandchildren. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 26 from 10 a.m. to Noon, with a Mass of Christian Burial at Noon in Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 901 N. Holmes Avenue, Indpls. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery. Please pray for the repose of her soul. May she rest in the loving arms of our Father in heaven.
Kathy Bailey November 10 2014
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Kathy Bailey, Mike Rollin’s sister, who died on November 10. May she rest in peace.
Jack Liphardt October 27 2014
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Jack Liphardt, who died on Monday, October 27th. Tuesday, November 4th there will be a viewing at MQP from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm, followed by his funeral Mass at 2:00 pm.
Emma Jane Pierson October 22 2014
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Emma Jane Pierson, our CRE/Youth Minister Matthew Fallon’s grandmother.
Marcia M Lipardt April 21 2014
Marcia died on April, 21, 2014. Mass will be at 2 pm at Mary, Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Danville, Indiana, with visitation from 11 am. Arrangements: Weaver & Randolph Funeral home, Danville.
Justin Ray February 23 2013
Please pray for Justin Ray who died this weekend. There will be visitation/viewing at Mary, Queen of peace on Saturday, March 1, 2013 from 9 am till 11:00 am. Mass will be at 11 am. There will be a luncheon after Mass in the parish hall. He will be buried following the luncheon at Lincoln Memory Gardens in Whitestown, IN @ 2:30 p.m.May he rest in the loving arms of our Father in heaven.
Terry Courtney February 28 2013
Friends and family will gather Friday, March 1, 2013 from 4-8 pm at the Porter Funeral Home in North Salem, IN. Services will be held at the funeral home, Saturday, March 2 @ 1:00 with Father Bernie Cox officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Mary, Queen of Peace Catholic Church, 1005 West Main St., Danville, Indiana. Online condolences may be made at :http://porterfuneralhome.us
Becky A. Schabel February 28 2013
Becky, mother of Jeff Schabel, Mother-in-law to Toni Schabel, grandmother to Cameron, Bridgette and Morgan Schabel has passed away February 20th, 2013. Becky was 61 years young. Her passing was sudden and unexpected with heart failure.