Emily Sue DeGal, 84, of Frankfort, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020 at her home. She was born in Lafayette on March 9, 1936 to Forest Lee and Viola Fern (Rude) Brunton. She married Harold F. DeGal on Feb. 7, 1960; he preceded her in death on March 31, 2006.

Grace JoAnn Lacy was born Oct. 5, 1937 in Mt. Vernon, Illinois to Glenn Womack, Sr. and Opal Edna Weatherford Womack. She passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020 at her home in Tipton.

Sherry C. Jarboe, 38, of Indianapolis, a former Frankfort resident, died Sept. 21, 2020 at I.U. Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis. She was born March 8, 1982 in Frankfort to Larry B. and Patricia R. (Radaszewski) Jarboe.

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Thelma “Kathleen” Smelser Stavropulos was born to Belzora and Edward Smelser in Hot Springs, North Carolina on August 17, 1922. She was preceded in death by her parents, her brother, Ophir (father of six nephews); her sister, Doretha Zimmer; and Kathleen’s husband of 52 years, James Stavropulos.

Michael D. Cooper, 65, of Frankfort, died Sept. 18, 2020 at IU Health University Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born on Feb. 21, 1955 in Frankfort to Robert and Carrie (Freels) Cooper. He was previously married to Kathy Maish and later married Carol A. McKinzie on Sept. 16, 1995, and she s…

Dolores Duncan, 86, of St. John, died September 20th at Wesley Manor, Frankfort. A memorial service will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 26 at St. John Evangelist Parish, St. John.

Charles R. Swan, 78, of rural Frankfort, died Sept. 17, 2020 at Franciscan Health, Lafayette. He was born Jan. 6, 1942 in Frankfort to Milton L. and Dorothy M. (Kaser) Swan. He married Sharon Lynn Staley on April 26, 1964 in Mulberry, and she preceded him in death on Sept. 9, 2002.

Thomas E. Alberding passed away peacefully in his sleep Friday, Sept. 11, 2020. Tom was born on March 9, 1944 to Christian and Martha (Reed) Alberding in Rensselaer. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Tylka Alberding. Tylka was by his side during all of his health scares and concerns, a…

Paul D. Robbins, 71, of Frankfort, passed away unexpectedly on Sept. 13, 2020 at his residence. He was born in Frankfort on Dec. 11, 1948 to Arthur “Bud” and Opal (Swaby) Robbins. He married Rebecca “Becky” Walker on Aug. 12, 1972 at the First Christian Church in Frankfort; she survives.

Charles Allan Neal, 69, of Greensburg, died on Sept. 12, 2020 at home after being sick for several months. He was born on June 26, 1951 to James F. and Caryl (Grice) Neal in Frankfort. His mother preceded in death in 1997.

John R. Gray Jr., 68, Frankfort, died Sept. 6, 2020 at I.U. Health Arnett Hospital. No funeral services are planned. Goodwin Funeral Home and Clinton County Crematory are assisting with arrangements.

Jerry Devon Maish, 63, of rural Frankfort, died Sept. 6, 2020 at his home. He was born June 6, 1957 in Frankfort to Bernard and Carrie (Anderson) Maish. He is survived by his wife of 23 years, Judy Maish.

Donald “Dean” Rusk, 87, of rural Colfax, passed away on Sept. 5, 2020 at IU Arnett Hospital in Lafayette. He was born in Clarks Hill on Nov. 8, 1932 to Ray L. and Edna (Walker) Rusk. He married Joanne E. Williams on July 8, 1956 at the Colfax United Methodist Church; she survives.

Nina “Pauline” Cragun, 105, was born in Frankfort, Indiana June 9, 1915 to Guy and Bertha (Stewart) Pletch. She went home to be with The Lord on September 3, 2020 in her home on the family farm where she grew up and lived nearly all of her life. She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred…

Delmer Shelton, 87, of Frankfort, passed away Aug. 30, 2020 at Aperion Care in Frankfort. He was born on Oct. 23, 1932 in Hidalgo, Kentucky to Martie and Sarah (Hicks) Shelton.

Gerald E. “Poppie” Boyer, 91, of Frankfort, died Sept. 1, 2020 at the home of his daughter. He was born May 13, 1929 in Clinton County to Ora Earl and Evia (Wood) Boyer. He married Betty M. Tinkle on Feb. 2, 1955, and she preceded him in death on Jan. 25, 2005. Poppie attended Jackson Townsh…

Mary Francis Moore, 88, Kempton, passed away at 2:07 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020 at Millers Merry Manor in Tipton. She was born Aug. 11, 1932, in Howard County to Loren and Cleo (Croy) Goodnight. On Jan. 5, 1951, she married Arthur Lloyd Moore, who preceded her in death on March 8, 1996.

Mildred J. (Gish) Edmondson, 86, of Colfax, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020 at Mulberry Health, Mulberry. She was born Dec. 24, 1933 in Carroll County to Ora Lee and Mary Evelyn (Ladow) Gish. She married Jerry Lee Edmondson on Oct. 6, 1951 in Clarkshill, and they had 45 blessed years …

Harry E. Williams, 87, of Frankfort, passed away at IU Health, Lafayette, on Friday, Aug. 28, 2020. He was born on Aug. 8, 1933 in Corbin, Kentucky to William and Lulu Williams. He married Kay (Tull) Williams on July 3, 1953; she passed away on Sept. 30, 2005. He served in the U.S. Army duri…

Rita Netherly, 73, of Syracuse, Indiana died Aug. 18, 2020 in Middletown, Ohio. She was born on April 11, 1947 in Middletown, Ohio to Clay Netherly and Inez (Ratliff) Netherly.

Patricia J. Click, 82, of Frankfort, passed away Aug. 26, 2020 at her daughter’s home in Frankfort. She was born March 27, 1938 in Alabaster, Michigan to Edward and Ethel (Wogaman) Wemert. She married Maurice Click on Oct. 18, 1958, and they later divorced.

Anthony “Tony” S. Newman, 75, of Frankfort, passed at his residence surrounded by his family, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. He was born June 28, 1945 in Anniston, Alabama to Roy and Gleanece (Livingston) Newman. He was a 1963 graduate of West Lafayette High School and attended the University of …

Anna May Brantley, 79, of Russiaville, passed away Friday, Aug. 21, 2020 at Franciscan Health East of Lafayette. She was born in Adolphus, Kentucky on Nov. 19, 1940 to George and Martha Opal (Stafford) Graves. She was a 1960 graduate of Rossville High School. She married the late Virgil Bush…

Raymond Roop, 34, of Frankfort, died Aug. 20, 2020. Arrangements are pending with Goodwin Funeral Home.

James William Selph was born in West Middleton, Indiana on March 9, 1935 to Barry Felder Selph and Harriet (Haskell) Selph. In 1948, the family moved to Russiaville, Indiana along with his younger sister, Patsy.

James T. “Jim” Smith, 77, of Frankfort, passed away Saturday, June 27, 2020 at Ascension St. Vincent Hospital in Anderson. He was born June 11, 1943 in Flora to Fay J. and Ruby (Young) Smith. He was a graduate of Colfax High School. He worked for General Motors for 30 years as a crane operat…

Martha K. Baker, 73, of Wakarusa and formerly of Frankfort, passed Aug. 15, 2020 in Elkhart. She was born Nov. 20, 1946 in Black River Falls, Wisconsin to Charles and Martha (Richardson) Stoddard. She married Edward “Duke” Baker on Dec. 9, 1962 in Frankfort, and he preceded her in death on J…

Anna Rachelle (Johnson) Chester, 60, of Flora, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 16, 2020, at Ascension St. Vincent Hospital in Kokomo. She was born Dec. 21, 1959, in Lafayette, to Edward A. Johnson and Adele Tull. She married David Wayne Chester on May 20, 1993 in Battle Ground; he survives.

Robert L. “Bob” Ottinger, 90, of Frankfort, died at 5:28 a.m. Aug. 17, 2020 at Homewood Health Campus, Lebanon. He was born Oct. 7, 1929 in Scircleville to Ralph and Lena (Ramsey) Ottinger. He married Lula Ann Mangis on Aug. 29, 1951, and she survives.

Colonel Edward Smith Jr., of Frankfort, died Aug. 16, 2020 at IU Health Frankfort Hospital. He was born July 1, 1944 in Frankfort to Colonel Edward Smith and LaDonna M. (Phillips) Smith Roth. He married Judy Ann Bennett in 1967, and they later divorced. He married Charlene Daniels in 1984 in…

Roger A. Markwardt, 66, formerly of North Platte, Nebraska, died Aug. 15, 2020 in Mulberry. No service is planned. Goodwin Funeral Home, Frankfort is assisting the family with arrangements.

Mona Lee King was born on March 31, 1933, in Sheridan, daughter of Harry Swope and Elsie (Cox) Swope. On May 21, 1955, she married Ed King in Frankfort. Mona worked in the offices of the Del Monte Employment Division and Indiana State Employment Office. She and Ed moved to Forsyth Missouri i…

Brian Keith Lemen, 59, passed away on July 30, 2020 in New Castle.

Herbert L. McKee, 79, of Frankfort, died Aug. 8, 2020. He was born Feb. 7, 1941 in Frankfort to Alva W. and Bonitha (Colcord) McKee. He married Carol Ann Rothenberger on Nov. 29, 1965, and they later divorced but remained the best of friends.

Carl Christian Seest, 93, passed away Aug. 8, 2020 at home with family by his side. He was born on a farm in Phelps County, near Newburg, Missouri on June 1, 1927, to James and Ethel Hannah Catherine (Gottschall) Seest. On Dec. 27, 1952, he married Mary Elizabeth “Beth” Salerni at the Rossvi…

Wendell J. Zetterberg Sr., 67, Kirklin, died Aug. 9, 2020. Visitation is 1-3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 14 with the funeral service beginning at 3 p.m. at Goodwin Funeral Home.

Mr. Kevin B. Schaeffer, age 47, of Frankfort, passed away in the comfort of his home and family on Saturday afternoon Aug. 8, 2020 following a short illness. Kevin was born Feb. 10, 1973 at Monmouth, Illinois, the son to Morin Gene Schaeffer and Deanna Jo (Fox) Schaeffer. Kevin Graduated fro…

Fredrick Keith Campbell, 83, of rural Frankfort, died Aug. 6, 2020 at I.U. Health Lafayette. He was born Sept. 12, 1936 in Frankfort to Floyd Jesse and Mary Flossie (Wilson) Campbell. He married Patricia Kirk on May 26, 1956, and she survives.

Dorothy Frances Merrill, 98, of Frankfort, was greeted by her Lord and Savior as she went to her heavenly home, Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2020 at her daughter, Evelyn’s residence. She was born Aug. 8, 1921 in Boone County to Benjamin Franklin Dawson and Mayme Marie Ohlroggee.

Betty Lou (Witsman) Huddleston, 92, of Frankfort, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020 at Wesley Manor. She was born Jan. 23, 1928 in Frankfort to John and Leatha (Swim) Witsman. Number nine of the 10 children (six boys and four girls) of the couple, she lived her whole life in Frankfort. She m…

James N. Ploughe, 89, of rural Kirklin, died Aug. 4, 2020 at St. Vincent Hospice, Indianapolis. He was born May 14, 1931 in Pickard to Preston A. and Bessie (Douglas) Ploughe. He married Evelyn B. Cocheran on July 29, 1960 in Kirklin, and she survives.

Fred Donoho, formerly of Frankfort, passed peacefully on May 24 2020, at his home in San Diego with his partner Jack of 40 years by his side. Born July 31, 1939 to Jay and Almeta Donoho, Fred was the youngest of 10 children. Fred worked in downtown Frankfort on the square at Alden’s for many…

Jerry Wayne “Catfish” Hill, 74, of Frankfort, passed away July 26, 2020 at IU Health Frankfort Hospital. He was born on July 15, 1946 in Frankfort to Ennis and Edna (James) Hill. He married Sharon L. Mckinniss on Nov. 20, 1970, and she survives.

Rita K. Herron, 75, Kokomo, passed away at 7:57 p.m. Friday, July 24, 2020, at her home. She was born Oct. 7, 1944, to Ralph and Rosella (Henry) Fearnow Sr. in Clinton County. She married Jim Herron, who preceded her in death in 2016.