Donald R. Carson
RUSSIAVILLE -- Services for Donald R. Carson, 71, of 1118S 750W, Russiaville, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Stout & Son Funeral Home.
Mr. Carson died at 10:15 a.m. Friday, Oct. 22, 1999, at his residence.
Born Aug. 25, 1928, in Peru, he was the son of Forrest G. and Alice Josephine Hahn Carson. On May 1, 1965, he was married in New London to Carolyn Taylor, who survives.
Mr. Carson retired from Continental Steel Corporation in 1984 after 30 1/2 years. In 1993, he retired from Chrysler Corporation after nine years. He owned and operated Carson Machine Shop out of his home for several years.
He was a 1946 graduate of Onward High School and an avid IU sports fan.
A veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, he served during World War II from 1946 to 1948, and in the Korean War from 1950 to 1951. He was a member of the U.S. Marine Corps reserves.
Mr. Carson was a member of New London Masonic Lodge F&AM #283, UAW Local #685, and was a 40-year member of Eagles Lodge #323 of Logansport.
Also surviving are one son and daughter-in-law, Russell G. and Lei Carson, Naperville, Ill.; one daughter, Linda M. Tones, Russiaville; one brother and sister-in-law, Bill and Arliss Carson, Peru; one sister-in-law, Eileen Cosgray, Royal Center; and one granddaughter, Allison Tones.
One brother, Jim, preceded in death.
The Rev. LuAnn Hendershot will officiate at the services. Burial, with military rites, will be in New London Cemetery.
Friends may call from 2 to 6 p.m. today in the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Russiaville Ambulance Service.
James R. Galbreth
INDIANAPOLIS -- Services for James R. Galbreth, 79, of Indianapolis, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in Faith Presbyterian Church.
Mr. Galbreth died Friday, Oct. 22, 1999, in Methodist Hospital, of injuries sustained in a traffic accident.
A 1956 graduate of Indiana University, Bloomington, he retired in 1989 from Blue & White Service after joining the company in 1959.
A veteran of the U.S. Navy, Mr. Galbreth served during World War II. In 1981, he organized the first reunion of those who served aboard the USS Ellyson. He also invited German submariners captured in the Mediterranean Sea in May 1944 to the reunion, who, in turn, invited those from the ship to their reunion. Enemies were able to become friends.
Mr. Galbreth was a member of Faith Presbyterian Church.
Surviving are his wife, Betty K. Galbreth; two daughters and sons-in-law, Vicki and Ed Shipley, Muncie, and Marta and Mark Raynaud, Los Gatos, Calif.; one son and his spouse, Randy and Al Trueba, San Jose, Calif.; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; three sisters, Jean Berry and Joan Whetstone, both of Anderson, and Adelma Worthington, Skowhegan, Maine; and one brother, Bill Galbreth, Parker City.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday in Flanner & Buchanan Lawrence Mortuary, 5215 Shadeland Ave. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Brown Church Cemetery, Rockfield.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Faith Presbyterian Church Building Fund or the USS Ellyson Reunion Fund.
Ruth E. Pickens
ROCHESTER -- Services for Ruth E. Pickens, 87, formerly of 212 W. Ninth St., will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Foster & Good Funeral Home.
Mrs. Pickens died at 6:15 p.m. Friday, Oct. 22, 1999, at Life Care Center.
Pastor Bruce Hostetler will officiate at the services. Burial will be in Rochester IOOF Cemetery.
Friends may call one hour before the services Monday in the funeral home.
Wayne F. Morris
AKRON -- Wayne F. Morris, 90, formerly of Akron, died at 7:20 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 21, 1999, in Peabody Retirement Community, North Manchester.
No visitation or funeral service are planned, but a remembrance place will be in Enterprize Cemetery, Roann.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Akron Fire Department.
Hartzler Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
William E. Kimberling, 81, 1232 Imperial Drive, died 9:45 a.m. Friday, Oct. 22, 1999, at his home. He was born Dec. 16, 1917, in Moran, the son of Glen and Anne (Thompson) Kimberling. He married Catherine (Reprogle) Kimberling, who survives. They were married July 4, 1937, in Logansport. They were happily married for 62 years.
He retired from Chrysler Transmission Feb. 1, 1975, after 38 years of service as a shift superintendent on third shift. He also worked for Studebaker. He was a military policeman in World War II, stationed at Fort Myers, Arlington, Va., and was on duty in Washington, D.C. His memberships included American Legion Post 6, Moose Lodge 179, and a life member of Eagles Lodge Aerie 255.
He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and step great-grandfather. He loved to read, work in his yard and on his home.
Also surviving area daughter and son-in-law, Elsie Ann and Donald W. Smith, Kokomo; one son, William Kimberling, Washington D.C.; a grandson and spouse, Troy W. and Delores (Dee-Dee) Smith, Kokomo; granddaughter and spouse, Jamie D. and Terry M. Taylor, Kokomo; granddaughter, Sidney J. Smith; great-grandchildren, William H. (B.J.) Hartman Jr., Annamarie D. Hartman, and Hannah H. Smith, all of Kokomo; stepgreat-grandchildren, Shannon K. and Nate Perkins, and Jeremy A. and Trisha Taylor, all of Kokomo; stepgreat-great-grandchildren, Taylor and Elijah Perkins, and Morgan and Ian Taylor, all of Kokomo; a nephew, Dr. William J. Kimberling, Omaha, Neb.; and a sister-in-law, Ruth Bernhardt, Omaha.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, two sisters and one grandson-in-law.
Services are 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Ellers Mortuary, 725 S. Main St. The Rev. Stan Zurcher will officiate. Burial will be in Crown Point Cemetery with military rites. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Saint Joseph Hospice at Home or Dr. Steele’s Staff Relay for Cancer Fund.
Linda Kay Stone Wake
ANDERSON -- Services for Linda Kay Stone Wake, 55, of Lafayette, formerly of Logansport, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday in Rozelle-Johnson Funeral Service.
She died Thursday, Oct. 21, 1999, in Saint Joseph Hospital & Health Center, Kokomo, following a brief illness.
Dr. W. Shirell Fox will officiate at the services. Burial will be in Anderson Memorial Park Cemetery.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. today in the funeral home, 229 S. Rangeline Road, Anderson.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association and the American Diabetes Association.
ROCHESTER -- Private services for DeVonne Carpenter, 51, of 4716 N. State Road 25, Rochester, will be held at a later date for family and friends.
He died at 2:05 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 21, 1999, in his residence following three months of failing health.
No visitation or viewing is planned at this time. Burial will be in Centennial Cemetery, Bourbon.
Foster & Good Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Paul F. Kingery Sr.
PERU -- Services for Paul F. Kingery Sr., 75, of Denver, will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. Charles Catholic Church, 58 W. Fifth St.
He died at 6:24 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 24, 1999, in Dukes Memorial Hospital.
The Rev. Philip Haslinger will officiate at the services. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery, Peru.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home, where a scripture service will be held at 8 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Vincent DePaul and Bona Vista.
Robert M. 'Bob' Houk
MONTICELLO -- Robert M. "Bob" Houk, 83, of Palm Bay, Fla., formerly of Idaville, died at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Mariner Health of Atlantic Shores in Melbourne, Fla.
Arrangements are pending at Miller-Roscka Funeral Home.
GALVESTON -- Services for Nellie Salsbery, 91, of Walton, will be held at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday in Galveston United Methodist Church.
She died at 1:20 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23, 1999, at Manor Care Health Services, Kokomo.
Born March 2, 1908, in Atlanta, she was the daughter of Peter H. and Zella Mae Stevens Ehman. She was married on June 15, 1935, in Atlanta, to Raymond E. Salsbery, who survives.
A 1927 Atlanta High School graduate, she was a homemaker.
She was a member of Galveston United Methodist Church.
She was a former Sunday School teacher at Lincoln United Methodist Church, where she and her husband were members before it closed.
Also surviving are one sister, Alta Hoskins, Elkhart; two brothers, Charles Ehman, Zionsville, and Raymond Ehman, Houston, Texas; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Two brothers, W. Kenneth Ehman and Donald Ehman, and five sisters, Carrie Davis, Elizabeth Forkner, Ethel Small, Dorothy Ehman and Goldie Ehman preceded in death.
The Rev. Jonathon Gosser and the Rev. Stephen Salsbery will officiate at the services. Burial will be in Galveston Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today in Murray Funeral Home, Galveston Chapel, and from 1:30 p.m. until the time of services Tuesday in the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to Galveston United Methodist Church in her memory.
Kenneth E. Williamson
GALVESTON -- Services for Kenneth E. Williamson, 80, of 1330 Schuler Drive, Kokomo, will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday in Murray Funeral Home, Galveston Chapel.
He died at 1:46 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 19, 1999, in Howard Community Hospital, Kokomo.
Born March 2, 1919, in Deer Creek Township, near Young America, he was the son of Clyde E. and Tonawanda Beck Williamson. He was married on Dec. 25, 1939, in Young America, to Myra Jane Ault, who survives.
A journeyman meat cutter for Kroger for 42 years, Mr. Williamson retired in 1984 from the Northwest Plaza Kroger store in Kokomo.
He was a 1937 graduate of Young America High School.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, having served in World War II. He was on the first ship to land at Normandy on D-Day.
Mr. Williamson was a member of Kokomo Veterans of Foreign Wars post 1152, American Legion, and UFCW Meat Cutters Union. He was a member of First Christian Church.
Also surviving are one son and daughter-in-law, Bradley E. and Giuseppina "Nini" Williamson, Kokomo; one daughter, Tamara Jane Williamson Cannon, Kokomo; six grandchildren, Philip R. Pine, Alicia M. Larson, Patrick D. Williamson, Laura J. Williamson, Misty Cannon and Kisha Cannon; two great-grandchildren, Derrick Pine and Nathan Pine; and two sisters, Donita Moddisett, Deer Creek, and Lois Carson, Bushnell, Fla.
His parents and one brother preceded in death.
The Rev. Tom Madden of First Christian Church will officiate at the services. Burial, with military rites conducted by Kokomo VFW Post 1152 Burial Rites Team, will be in Center Cemetery, Young America.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today in the funeral home.
Esther R. Dust
WINAMAC -- Services for Esther R. Dust, 65, Highland, will be held at 11 a.m. Central Standard Time Tuesday at Fagen-Miller Funeral Home, Highland.
She died at 7:40 a.m. CST Friday, Dec. 17, 1999, at her Highland home.
Born April 6, 1934, in Chicago, she was the daughter of Bruno F. and Bertha A. Schieman Bleicher. She was married on Nov. 3, 1956, at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Knox to Melvin L. Dust, who survives.
She was a homemaker and had lived in Highland since 1961 after moving to the community from Winamac. She was a 1952 graduate of Winamac High School.
Also surviving are two daughters and sons-in-law, Joni and Sam Frain, Winamac, and Robin and Joseph Munsey, Trabuco Canyon, Calif.; three sons and two daughters-in-law, John Dust, Huntington Beach, Calif., Paul and Lori Dust, Gurnee, Ill., and Todd and Kim Dust, Highland; two brothers and three sisters-in-law, her twin, Edward L. and Elaine Bleicher, both of Cherryvale, Kan., Robert and Gretchen Bleicher, Monticello, and Sarah Bleicher, LaPorte; one sister, Gertrude Stout, Winamac; five grandsons, Seth and Stephen Munsey, both of Trabuco Canyon, Calif., Joel Frain, Winamac, and Joshua and Zachery Dust, both of Gurnee, Ill.; and three granddaughters, Sara Munsey, Trabuco Canyon, Calif., and Jennifer and Joellyn Frain, both of Winamac.
Five brothers and one sister preceded in death.
Friends may call from 2 to 9 p.m. CST Monday at the funeral home in Highland. Burial will be in Concordia Cemetery, Hammond. Pastor James Williams Sr. will officiate at the services.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Calumet Area, 600 Superior Ave., Munster, IN 46321.
Frain Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.
Thomas Dean Arthington
Thomas Dean Arthington, 83, of Greenbriar Rehabilitation Center, Indianapolis, died at 11 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 19, 1999, at his residence.
Arrangements are pending at Fisher Funeral Chapel.
Herbert R. Schumacher
WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. -- A memorial Mass for Herbert R. Schumacher, 76, of Denver, Colo., will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the Archdiocese of Denver Mortuary in Wheat Ridge, Colo.
He died at 5 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 16, 1999, in Denver.
He was born Sept. 25, 1923, in Minneapolis, and was married to Imogene Schumacher, who survives.
Mr. Schumacher had owned and operated Schumacher meats, a meat packing business in St. Paul, Minn.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, having served during World War II.
He was a member of a Catholic Church in Denver.
He enjoyed reading and assisted with the local arts and humanities.
Also surviving are a daughter and her husband, Carolee and Dan Applebee, of Logansport; and two grandsons, Zachary and Neil Applebee, both of Logansport.
Burial will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery in Wheat Ridge, Colo.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army.
Kroeger Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.
Earl C. ‘Clif’ Buckalew
PERU -- Graveside services for Earl C. "Clif" Buckalew, 84, of Route 5, Peru, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Sunset Memory Gardens, Kokomo.
He died at 2:55 a.m. Monday, Dec. 20, 1999, in Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis.
The Rev. Leslie Cooper will officiate at the services.
Friends may call from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday in Eikenberry-Eddy Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to a favorite charity.