Obituaries


Jackie “Jack” L. Steele

Jackie “Jack” L. Steele 86 of Ladoga, Indiana passed away at Franciscan Health Hospital in Crawfordsville, on March 23, 2019 just fifteen hours after his beloved daughter-in-law Marie Steele passed.  He was born on December 25, 1932 in Colfax, Indiana to the late William Earnest and Mary Evelyn (Maiden) Steele. […]


Marie Steele  

Marie Steele, 52 of Ladoga passed away on Friday, March 22, 2019 at her residence with her family by her side, just fifteen hours later her father-in-law Jack Steele followed her to Heavens gates.  She was born on March 8, 1967 in Crawfordsville, Indiana to Adrian and Shirley Ann (Bennett) […]


Darren Haler  

  Darren G. Haler, 51 of Roachdale, passed away Tuesday, March 19that his residence. He was born on August 15, 1967 to the late Robert E. Haler, and his surviving mother Carole (Whetstone) Cloncs. Darren was a graduate from North Putnam High School, Ball State University, and University of Phoenix, […]


Betty L. Carmichael  

Betty L. Carmichael, 93, of Ladoga, IN passed away Monday, March 18, 2019 in her home. Betty is survived by two daughters Shirley Todd of Ladoga, IN and Bev Fleming and husband Kim of Paoli, IN., seven grandchildren, twelve great grandchildren, and five great great grandchildren She attended the Roachdale […]


Donald Steward

  Donald Roger Steward, 84, Plainfield, passed away Wednesday, March 13, at Life’s Journey Hospice in Avon. He was born August 18, 1934, in Lafayette, Indiana to the late Roger Malcolm Steward and Helen Virginia (Forbes) Steward. He was a 1952 graduate of Lafayette Jefferson High School. He received a […]


John Monts

John B. Monts, of Ladoga, IN, passed away at his residence on Friday, March 1, 2019.  He was born on June 24, 1942 in Rockville, IN to the late John W. and Dorothy Maxine (Sadler) Monts. He married Belinda S. (Griffin) Monts on August 24, 1963 in Terre Haute, IN. […]


Nancy Carol Cloncs

Nancy Carol Cloncs, of Roachdale, passed away on February 5, 2019 at The Indiana Masonic Home in Franklin, Indiana. She was born on April 25, 1940 in Peoria, Illinois to Terrell L. and Esther M. (Haag) Cloncs.  She lived most of her life in Roachdale and graduated from Roachdale High […]


Lela Hedge

Lela Mae (Eggers) Hedge, age 91, left us to be with the Lord on Saturday, February 2, 2019, at Hickory Creek at Sunset in Greencastle, Indiana.  Lela was born on October 16, 1927, in the Groveland area of Putnam County, Indiana. She was the daughter of William Franklin and Lela […]


Delia “Deny” Boling

Delia “Deny” Jewell (Emberton) Boling, 78, of Ladoga, IN passed peacefully at home surrounded by her family on her birthday, January 29, 2019. She was born January 29, 1941 in Glasgow, KY to Arvo and Gladys (Fink) Emberton. She married Warren K. Boling February 1, 1957. This year they would […]


James “Jim” R. Gephart

James R. Gephart (Jim), 90, passed away on December 16th, 2018, after a brief illness.  Jim was a funeral home and nursing home Owner, having operated the Gephart Funeral Home and Gephart Insurance Agency in Ladoga, IN from 1959-1970.  Jim and his wife also built and operated 5 nursing homes […]


Richard Kenneth Pronckus

Richard Kenneth Pronckus, 85 of Bainbridge, passed away December 24, 2018. He was born on July 25, 1933 in Chicago, Illinois to the late Chris and Patricia (Kaugth) Pronckus. On July 14, 2015 he married Martha (Stevens) Pronchus. She survives. After graduating high school, Richard attended college and then served […]


Ruby Pearl Bell

  Ruby Pearl (Riddle) Bell, 93 passed away on Thursday, December 13, 2018 at Danville Regional Rehabilitation Center.   She was born on September 12, 1925 in Barnard, IN to Claude E. and Vernie Jane (Walls) Riddle. She married Hubert Maynard Bell in 1945. Prior to marriage she worked in the […]


Diana Lee Breedlove

Diana Lee Breedlove, 70 of Lebanon, went to her home in Heaven on Monday, December 17, 2018 surrounded by her family. She was born in Lebanon on July 5, 1948 to the late Richard Harboldt and Janet (Williams) Baer.  On August 17, 1963 she married Kenneth Breedlove. He preceded her […]


Nina Smith

Nina B. Smith, 72, of Bainbridge passed away, Thursday, December 13, 2018 at Hendricks Regional Health. She was born on May 10 ,1946 in Indianapolis to the late Everett and Katherine (Taylor) Smith. On September 1, 1967 she married John D. Smith. He preceded her in death on July 16, […]


Donald Eugene Lahrman

Donald Eugene Lahrman, of Zionsville, went to his Heavenly home Sunday, December 9, 2018 at his residence. He was born on April 21, 1936 in Lafayette, Indiana to the late Albert A. and Mary E. (Durr) Lahrman. On August 26, 1958 he married the love of his life, Sandra Lucille […]