James 2011-03-23 / Obituaries Services for David E. 12, 1981, in Radnor, he married Agnes Ward, and she survives. Obituary notice taken from the Carroll County Comet, Wednesday, March 23, 2011 Christina Greenwood 2011-03-23 / Obituaries Christina Lynn Greenwood, 53, of Logansport, died March 18, 2011, at St. He was preceded in death by three brothers and seven sisters. Obituary notice taken from the Carroll County Comet, Wednesday, March 23, 2011 William B. He was promoted to assistant regional manager at General Motors in Los Angeles, Calif., a position he held for three years.
James, 83, of Bringhurst, were held Saturday at Davidson Funeral Home, Delphi. Burial with military graveside rites by the Delphi and Camden American Legion Posts and Delphi VFW followed in Morning Heights Cemetery, Delphi. A memorial service was held Sunday evening following visitation at Abbott Funeral Home, Delphi. From 1969 until his retirement in 1990, he was director of public relations at Delco Radio, Delco Electronics, then Delphi Electronics in Kokomo. Draper was a member of the Cutler Presbyterian Church and Kokomo Rotary, serving as president twice. Pastors Ann Bingaman and Jeff Brown will officiate. Born May 17, 1917, she was the daughter of Earnest and Maude Oles Rohrabaugh. On July 25, 1937, in Delphi, she married Raymond A.
He was a lifelong member of the Delphi VFW and American Legion Post 75. Hufford (wife: Esther) of White Pigeon, Mich.; three brothers, Jerry James (wife: Mary), William James and Samuel James, all of Delphi; a sister, Marybelle Burns of Lafayette; and two grandsons, Taj A. Memorials may be made to the charity of the donors choice. Obituary notice taken from the Carroll County Comet, Wednesday, March 23, 2011 Agnes E. She married Clifford Olson and he preceded her in death in 1993. Greenwood had been employed in the Dietary Department at the Logansport State Hospital for 15 years. Survivors include his wife of 14 years, Janet Boller of Vero Beach; two sons, Chris Boller of Nashville, Tenn., and Craig Boller of St. of Albany, Ind.; a stepdaughter, Sunni Guinn of Yorktown, Ind.; a brother, Thomas Boller of Greentown, Ind.; and seven grandchildren. Obituary notice taken from the Carroll County Comet, Wednesday, March 23, 2011 Robert R. He later married Pauline Bringle, who also preceded him in death. Best was a signal maintainer for the Pennsylvania Railroad. Surviving are four children, Kathleen Vehlow (husband: Robert), Steven Best (wife: Shirley), Kevin Best (wife: Cindy), and Theresa Dallstream (husband: Robert); eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two sisters, Barbara Early of Clymers and Jean Mc Arthy of Texas; and one brother, Jack Best (wife: Judy) of Logansport. Obituary notice taken from the Carroll County Comet, Wednesday, March 23, 2011 Michael D. Mike Knight, 56, of Boca Raton, Fla., died March 19, 2011, there. He was retired from banking and had worked early in his career as a cashier at the former Bright National Bank in Flora. Obituary notice taken from the Carroll County Comet, Wednesday, March 23, 2011 Kenneth J. He had been in failing health since December and in the hospital since March 14. 21, 1930, in Toledo, Ohio, he was the son of the late Charles and Anna Seiler La Fontaine. He then drove a school bus for the Delphi Community School Corporation from March 2003 until 2010. La Fontaine was an honorary citizen of Boys Town, where he had been a member since 1996. He then enlisted in the Army Air Corp for 18 months and was stationed at Chanute Field in Champagne, Ill.
Born June 3, 1939, in Wingate, she was the daughter of Walter and La Vaughn Renick. Services were held Saturday at Davidson Funeral Home, Delphi, with Pastor Todd Ladd officiating. She received the Carroll County Scholarship to Indiana University but refused it to raise her younger siblings following the death of their mother. She bowled with the church league from the mid-60s to 1997.Obituary notice taken from the Carroll County Comet, Wednesday, March 30, 2011 Debra M. Debbie Tharp Hardy, 53, of Lafayette, formerly of Delphi, died March 21, 2011 in her home. 22, 1957, in Lafayette she was the daughter of Albert Tharp and Geraldine Wamsher Tharp. Surviving with her mother of Lafayette are three sons, Wesley Kuns (companion: Melissa Espinoza) and Charles Hardy, both of Lafayette, and Walter Green (fianc: Jamie Thompson) of Anderson; two daughters, Willa Hardnett (husband: Will) and Charde Hardy (companion: Terry Ford), both of Lafayette; three sisters, Peggy Ritchie (companion: Lemb Mosier) and Linda Hood (companion: Roy De Young), both of Lafayette, and Alberta Thompson (companion: Tonya) of Goshen; and grandchildren. Obituary notice taken from the Carroll County Comet, Wednesday, March 30, 2011 RUTH ANN AYRES 2011-03-30 / Obituaries Ruth Ann Ayres, 90, of Flora, passed away at p.m. She was a member of the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) of Flora, Beta Alpha Chapter of Psi Iota Xi sorority, and Order of the Eastern Star. Ayres was also a part owner of Ayres Plumbing and Heating in Flora. 2011-04-13 / Obituaries Eddie Pettit Jr., 85, died at a.m. Among the survivors is a daughter, Sandra Mc Cain (husband, Gordon) of Camden. Obituary notice taken from the Carroll County Comet, Wednesday, April 13, 2011 Jenny D. Born on April 19, 1932, in Rensselaer, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Ruth (Porter) Bell. She was retired from Bryans Manufacturing after 27 years of employment. Obituary notice taken from the Carroll County Comet, Wednesday, April 13, 2011 Linda L. Logsdon Flanigan, 63, of Indianapolis died April 4, 2011, at her residence. Obituary notice taken from the Carroll County Comet, Wednesday, April 13, 2011 Fred T. A memorial of his life was held at his home by family and friends on April 17 in Logansport. today, Wednesday, with Pastor Eric Haley officiating. She enjoyed cooking, baking, needlepoint, embroidery, and loved to bicycle. She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Judith Shutters. Saturday at Stout & Son Funeral Home Neptune Chapel, 44 Michigan St., Burlington with the Rev. Burial will follow at Sunset Memory Gardens Cemetery, Kokomo. Many daughters have done virtuously, but you excel them all,..... Born June 21, 1911, in Paris, Ill., she was the daughter of James Landon and Leona (Kemper) Smith. On July 14, 1927, in Delphi, she married Emery Martin, who preceded her in death. She was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerial 2570, and the Southern Comfort Campground in Florida City, Fla., since 1982. Martin enjoyed doing word search puzzles, embroidering pillow cases which she gave to close friends, going to Mc Donalds with her friend and neighbor, Dort, and going to Earls Auctions in Indianapolis and other local auctions. Obituary notice taken from the Carroll County Comet, Wednesday, April 27, 2011 Bill Tyra 2011-04-27 / Obituaries Bill Tyra, 67, of Bringhurst, passed away at p.m. 12, 1962, in Delphi, he married Mary Jane Wamsher and she survives in Bringhurst. Tyra served in the Army National Guard from 1962-70. Obituary notice taken from the Carroll County Comet, Wednesday, April 27, 2011 Paul Thomas Gibson 2011-04-27 / Obituaries Paul Thomas Tom Gibson, 80, of Carroll County, died at p.m. He went into partnership in 1950 with Esserman Tire of Flora, working there until his retirement in 1994. Burial followed at Maple Lawn Cemetery, Flora Obituary notice taken from the Carroll County Comet, Wednesday, April 27, 2011 Kimmie L. Farias, 44, of Delphi, died April 16, 2011, at a.m. Dick was born April 23, 1931, in Delphi, Ind., to William G. He graduated from Delphi High School in 1949, then served in the U. Air Force until returning and attending Purdue University. Dick is survived by his wife, Akiyo Otsuka Cowdin; his first wife, Joanne Crowel Cowdin; and brother, William Cowdin. Obituary notice taken from the Carroll County Comet, Wednesday, June 15, 2011 Ralph Dean Bougher 2011-06-15 / Obituaries Ralph Dean Bougher, 71, of Lafayette, passed away at a.m. He had been a hot metal inspector at Alcoa for 38 years. Surviving with his wife are one son, Mark Bougher (wife: Beth) of Lafayette; one daughter, Laura Mc Laughlin (husband: John) of Chicago, Ill.; two sisters, Marilyn Swanson of Fort Wayne and Margaret Sunday of Monticello; and four grandchildren, Kasey, Hanna, Abby and Emma.Saturday, March 26, 2011, at the Sterling House in Kokomo. She enjoyed fishing, music and was an accomplished seamstress. April 8, 2011, at the Mulberry Health & Retirement Center, Mulberry, where he had been a resident since 2007. C., formerly of Flora, died April 5, 2011, at Wesley Commons Healthcare Center. She was a member of the Lockport Church and enjoyed knitting and gardening. Memorials may be given to the Alzheimers Association. April 11, 2011, at Indiana University Health Arnett Hospital, Lafayette. Obituary notice taken from the Carroll County Comet, Wednesday, April 20, 2011 Delores A. She raised her five children in Colburn, and spent the last 11 years residing in Lafayette. Prior to the service the VFW Ladies Auxiliary will conduct a memorial service at a.m. Contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association and Alzheimers Foundation. He worked at Purdue University as a brick mason for 23 years, retiring in 2008. Obituary notice taken from the Carroll County Comet, Wednesday, April 20, 2011 Marjorie A. Salsbery, 77, of Burlington, arrived in Heavens Gate at a.m. Surviving with her husband are her children, twin daughters Karen K. She will be rewarded with the fruit of her own hands and because of her works and deeds she will be praised in public places. Surviving are two daughters, Betty Lou Martin and Claudine E. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Lillian Jean Yoder, and two brothers, Mark Smith and Jacob Smith. Sunday, April 24, 2011, at his residence following a two and a half year battle with cancer. 29, 1944, in Phil Campbell, Ala., he was the son of the late Granville and Ruby Whitfield Tyra. He was employed by Esserman Tire Service in Flora, retiring in 2006 after 40 years of service. He also leaves four children, seven grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. His love for life, music and nature lives in all of us. Monday, June 13, 2011, at his residence following a two and a half year battle with melanoma. 31, 1962, in Kokomo, he married Tammy Thomas, who survives in Lafayette. He attended the First Assembly of God in Lafayette. Bougher loved cutting wood, boating, fishing, and walking on the beach. He was preceded in death by a sister, Virginia Lee. Saturday at the First Assembly of God in Lafayette. Reinke Funeral Home, Flora, is assisting the family.He died Tuesday, March 15, 2011, at IU Health Arnett. 11, 1927, in Carroll County, he was the son of Charles and Alice M. He was on the board of directors for the Grissom Community Council for many years, and was involved with the Air Force Association. Burial will follow at Ball Hill Cemetery near Cutler. Obituary notice taken from the Carroll County Comet, Wednesday, April 6, 2011 Martha Belle Temple 2011-04-06 / Obituaries Martha Belle Temple, 93, of Delphi, died at a.m. Temple, who preceded her in death on March 24, 1997. Temple retired in 1978 after working 16 1/2 years at the former Goffs Dime Store in Delphi. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. Obituary notice taken from the Carroll County Comet, Wednesday, April 6, 2011 Love C. A graveside service was held Tuesday at Anderson Memorial Park Cemetery in Anderson. 15, 1957, in Lafayette, she was the daughter of the late Finis and Arline (Stevens) Gipson. Surviving are two daughters, Denise Strasser (husband: Randy) of Delphi and Marsha of Northwood, Ohio; three sons, Kent La- Fontaine and Randy La- Fontaine, both of Toledo, Ohio, and Edward Kent La- Fontaine; a brother, Charles La Fontaine (wife: Goldie) of Fort Myers, Fla.; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Online condolences may be expressed at [email protected] He was transferred to Dayton, Ohio, where he worked for Frigid Air in public relations for three years, then transferred to GMs home office in Detroit, Mich., for two years.