William Edgar ‘Butch’ Grant
William Edgar "Butch" Grant, 58, 2904 U.S. 35 South, Logansport, died at 10 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 24, 2000, in his residence.
He was born July 1, 1941, in Logansport to Edgar Warren and Gertrude Brandt Grant.
A 1959 graduate of Tipton Township High School, he worked at Delco Electronics before retiring on Sept. 1, 1998.
An Army veteran, he served during the Vietnam and Korean Wars. He was a member of Logansport’s American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars posts.
He was a member of Onward Christian Church.
He enjoyed playing golf and was an avid model train collector. He loved his dog, Angel.
Surviving are one son, Michael William Grant, Indianapolis; his father, Logansport; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Mary Ellen and Fred Turner, Logansport, and Rosalee and Malcolm Wolf, Johnson City, Tenn.; and several nieces and nephews.
Marocco Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements. No services will be held.
Memorial contributions may be made to Onward Christian Church.
Brenda Clair Utterbeck
Brianna Eve Utterbeck
Graveside services for twin sisters Brenda Clair Utterbeck and Brianna Eve Utterbeck will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Thompson Cemetery, Royal Center.
Brianna died shortly after birth at 2:37 p.m. and Brenda died at 2:41 p.m. Friday, Feb. 25, 2000, at Logansport Memorial Hospital.
Surviving with their mother, Joy Gayle Baugh, 100 E. Linden Ave., are their maternal grandparents, Floyd and Geneva Nethercutt, Logansport; a paternal grandmother, Carolyn Utterbeck, Texas City, Texas; three brothers, John P. Patterson, Hitchcock, Texas, and Junior and Zackery Utterbeck, both of Texas City, Texas; one sister, Marina Ingle, Logansport; an uncle, James Young, Milltown; and two aunts, Gladys Hewitt, Marengo and Liana Banks, Hitchcock, Texas. One brother preceded in death.
Fisher Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
William E. Kiesling
Rites are pending at McCloskey-Hamilton-Gundrum Funeral Home for William E. Kiesling, 61, 1314 North St.
He died at 5:33 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 26, 2000, in the Logansport Memorial Hospital Emergency Room.
Dorothy M. Wilburn
WARSAW -- Services for Dorothy M. Wilburn, 84, of Grace Village Health Care, Winona Lake, will be held at 11 a.m. today in McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel.
She died at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 2, 2000, in her residence.
Born April 6, 1915, in Tipton County, she was the daughter of William and Nellie Ramseyer Kemper. On Jan. 3, 1932, in Elwood, she was married to Rev. Robert D. Wilburn, who survives.
Mrs. Wilburn was a homemaker and pastor’s wife.
She attended Trinity United Methodist Church in Warsaw and was a member of the Northern Indiana Methodist Conference.
She formerly was a resident of Twelve Mile, Uniondale, Jimtown, South Bend, Delphi, Oxford, Leo, South Whitley, West Lafayette, Hobbs and Elkhart.
Also surviving are three daughters, Roberta Hoover, Denver, Patricia Beehler, Taquesta, Fla., and Jane Fry, Syracuse; one son, Robert E. Wilburn, Rochester; one sister, Betty Beach, Tipton County; two brothers, Ned Kemper, Tipton County, and George Kemper, Mission, Texas; 13 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Pastor David Overmyer and the Rev. Robert Seitz will officiate the services. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Tipton, at 3:30 p.m. today.
Friends may call one hour before the time of services today in the funeral home, 2290 Provident Court, Warsaw.
Memorial contributions may be made to Grace Village Health Care, Winona Lake.
Services for LaMoine Mack, 89, of Chase Center, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday in Marocco Funeral Chapel.
She died at 9:55 a.m. Thursday, March 2, 2000, in Logansport Memorial Hospital.
Born Jan. 18, 1911, in Michigan, she worked as a soda fountain waitress and for the Bell Telephone Company.
Father Donald Gross will officiate the services. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery.
Friends may call one hour before the time of services Monday in the funeral chapel.
Vivian A. Dockendorf
Services for Vivian A. Dockendorf, 82, of 28 Creeks Edge Court, Durham, N.C., will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in McCloskey-Hamilton Gundrum Funeral Home.
She died at 3:45 p.m. Friday, March 3, 2000, in Duke University Medical Center, Durham, N.C.
Born July 21, 1917, in Logansport, she was the daughter of Homer Izor and Maude Marie Wright. She was married to Edward P. Dockendorf, who preceded in death in 1979.
Mrs. Dockendorf retired from Logansport J.C. Penney Co. Inc. Department Store.
She was a member of The First United Methodist Church, Logansport Eagles Lodge No. 323 Ladies Auxiliary, American Legion Post No. 60 Ladies Auxiliary and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 3790 Ladies Auxiliary.
Survivors include two grandsons, Michael Mazzuca and Shawn Mazzuca, both of Durham, N.C., and one sister-in-law, Dorothy Izor, Princeton.
One daughter, Judith Mazzuca, and one brother, Jack Izor, also preceded in death.
Rev. Michael Dommick will officiate at the services. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery.
Friends may call two hours before the service on Tuesday.
Nina Irene Engle
AKRON -- Services for Nina Irene Engle, 87, of 203 S.R. 14, Akron, formerly of R.R. 1, Box 139, Akron, will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Foster & Good Funeral Home, Akron.
She died at 1:20 p.m. Saturday, March 4, 2000, in Woodlawn Hospital, Rochester.
Burial will be in Akron Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday or one hour prior to the services on Tuesday.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Fulton Cancer Fund.
Gerald D. Stoughton
Gerald D. Stoughton, 88, of 1201 Glenwick Drive, died at 5:42 p.m. Saturday, March 4, at his residence.
Arrangements are pending at McCloskey-Hamilton Gundrum Funeral Home.
Garnett (Mac) McCarty
AKRON -- Services for Garnett (Mac) McCarty, 85, of 7598 Swick Road, Claypool, formerly of Grant County, will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Beaver Dam United Methodist Church, Akron.
He died at 2:10 p.m. Saturday, March 4, 2000, at his residence.
Rev. L. Robert Nelson will officiate at the services. Burial will be in Akron Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday in Hartzler Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions can be made to Beaver Dam United Methodist Church (King’s Kids).
Gail V. Hart
Services for Gail V. Hart, 65, of 502 Pine Court, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in McCloskey-Hamilton-Gundrum Funeral Home.
She died at 11:43 p.m. Sunday, March 5, 2000, in St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis.
Born Sept. 29, 1934, in Waukegan, Ill., she was the daughter of George and Gunhilde Peterson McClure.
Mrs. Hart retired in 1996 after 15 years as manager of Pine Crest Apartments.
Gail enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren.
Surviving are three daughters and sons-in-law, Deb and Dennis Tyler, Rochester, Pam and Larry Reutebuch, Logansport, and Karen and Bob Rudd, Rochester; two sons, John Hart, Phoenix, Ariz., and Karl Hart, Portland, Ore.; one sister, Karen Cole, Ambler, Pa.; one brother, George McClure, Tucson, Ariz.; 14 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
The Rev. Chris Dodson will officiate the services. Burial will be in Warren Cemetery in Gurnee, Ill.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to a favorite charity.
Lillian W. Wince
A memorial service for Lillian W. Wince, 87, of 1911 North St., will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday in McCloskey-Hamilton-Gundrum Funeral Home.
She died at 1:01 p.m. Monday, March 6, 2000, in the emergency room at Logansport Memorial Hospital.
Born April 22, 1912, in Richmond, Va., she was the daughter of Gardner T. and Jessie Mauer Holmes. She was married in 1950 in Logansport to Othello "Olie" E. Wince, who died Jan. 3, 1978.
Mrs. Wince was a homemaker and enjoyed flowers and gardening.
She was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3790 Auxiliary.
Surviving are one son, Robert "Woody" Wood, Logansport; one daughter-in-law, Carol Wood Miller, Logansport; one brother, Harry Lee Holmes, Richmond, Va.; two grandchildren, Scott A. Wood, Marion, and Kristine A. Wood, Lafayette; and two great-grandsons, Othello "Olie" Wood and Phillip Wood.
One son, Phillip Wood, preceded in death.
The Rev. Donald Ruhl will officiate at the services. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery.
There will be no visitation.
Memorial contributions may be made to a favorite charity.
Gregg W. Swartz
ROYAL CENTER -- Gregg W. Swartz, 44, of Daytona Beach, Fla., died Friday, March 3, 2000, at his residence.
Born Aug. 2, 1955, in Cass County, he was the son of Clare A. and Donna Nadine Stilwell Swartz.
A 1973 graduate of Maconaquah High School, he was a laborer.
Surviving are his mother of Walton; three brothers, Scott Swartz, Logansport, David Swartz, Walton, and Darl Swartz, Indianapolis; and one sister, Nancy Lesley, Sebring, Fla.
His father preceded in death.
No services will be held.
Harrison-Metzger Funeral Home, Royal Center Chapel, is in charge of local arrangements.
Wilma Steele Short
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- Services for Wilma Steele Short, 89, of West Palm Beach, a former resident of Logansport, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Quattlebaum Funeral Home, West Palm Beach.
She died Friday, March 3, 2000, in West Palm Beach.
Friends may call this evening in the funeral home, 1201 S. Olive Ave.
Ruth E. Lacey
Services for Ruth E. Lacey, 85, of 300 Cass Plaza, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in McCloskey-Hamilton-Gundrum Funeral Home.
She died at 1:55 a.m. Monday, March 6, 2000, in Chase Center.
Born July 15, 1914, in Cass County, she was the daughter of John and Maude Buntain Nipple. On Jan. 15, 1934, in Logansport, she was married to Raymond Lacey, who died March 7, 1977.
Mrs. Lacey retired in 1975 from General Tire Co. after 22 years of service.
Ruth was a warm, caring person who was devoted to her family. She was a constant source of encouragement and inspiration to her loved ones.
Surviving are five daughters and three sons-in-law, Marcia and Harold Appleton, Walton, Janet and Andy Hall, Warsaw, Betty and Rick Bair, Fort Wayne, and Rebecca Reynolds and Carol Fisher, both of Logansport; one sister and brother-in-law, Mary and Terrell Fox, Sunland, Calif.; eight grandchildren and their spouses, Diane and Bruce Buck, Auburn, David and Karon Felton, Warsaw, Sandy and Jim Shanks, Camden, Kris and Christopher Cover, Logansport, Brad and Jill Atchison, Fort Wayne, Todd and Carla Winegardner, Warsaw, Lori Monse, Texas, and Kami Reynolds, Logansport; 14 great-grandchildren; one niece and three nephews.
An infant son, John Edward Lacey, and one daughter, Mary Gene Felton, preceded in death.
The Rev. Mike Williams will officiate the services. Burial will be in Clymers Cemetery, Clymers.
Friends may call from 3 to 9 p.m. today in the funeral home.
Carol A. Turner Boettjer
PERU -- Services for Carol A. Turner Boettjer, 53, of 424 E. Jackson St., Galveston, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in Calvary Baptist Church, 1967 W. Boulevard, Kokomo.
She died at 12:55 a.m. Monday, March 6, 2000, in Howard Community Hospital, Kokomo.
The Rev. Frank Gribble will officiate the services. Burial will be in Galveston Cemetery, Galveston.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home and from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday in the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Howard Community Hospital Oncology Department and Calvary Baptist Church.
Herman L. Myers
ESTERO, Fla. -- Herman L. Myers, 93, of Estero, formerly of Carroll County and Onward, died at 4 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 29, 2000, in Gulf Coast Hospital, Fort Myers, Fla.
Private services were held and disposition made in Florida.
Hazel B. Kepner
GALVESTON -- Services for Hazel B. Kepner, 93, of 2913W 600N, Kokomo, a resident of Sycamore Village, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in Murray Funeral Home, Galveston Chapel.
Mrs. Kepner died at 11:23 a.m. Thursday, March 9, 2000, in Kokomo.
Born Aug. 3, 1906, in Lewis, she was the daughter of Herbert and Pearl Knight. On Jan. 30, 1927, she was married in Indianapolis to Orba A. Kepner, who died in December 1995.
A graduate of Blackhawk High School, she attended college for two years.
She was a member of the Galveston-Walton Order of Eastern Star.
Surviving are one daughter and son-in-law, Roma L. and Bill Chism, Kokomo; one son and daughter-in-law, Paul E. and Judy Kepner, Kokomo; one brother, George L. Knight, Fort Wayne; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Two brothers and three sisters preceded in death.
The Rev. Walter Ungerer will officiate at the services. Burial will be in Galveston Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. today in the funeral home, where an Eastern Star service will be held at 7 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to Galveston-Walton Order of Eastern Star and the Alzheimer’s Association.