MARY MARTHA HARDESTY
November 1, 2007
VISITATION: 2-5PM EST SUNDAY, NOV. 4, 2007
SERVICES: 10AM EST MONDAY, NOV. 5, 2007
Mary Martha Hardesty, 97, of 6614 W CR 800 N, Royal Center, IN, formery of Medaryville, IN, passed away at 10:40 AM Thursday, November 1, 2007 at Pulaski Health Care Center in Winamac, IN.
She was born September 1, 1910, in Newton County, IN, to Conrad and Minnie Wolf.
She married Raymond Edward Hardesty on Aug. 24, 1935. He preceeded her in death.
She lived most of her life in Medaryville.
She was a 1927 graduate of Klondike High School in West Lafayette, IN and a member of the Medaryville Christian Church. She was a former 4-H Leader.
She was a former Postmaster of the Medaryville Post Office.
She loved to sew and grow and arrange flowers.
Survivors include George L. Malchow, Idaville, IN Son-in-law
Michael L. Malchow, Royal Center, IN Grandson
Nilyn Stark, Logansport, IN Granddaughter
Carolyn Hines, Burnettsville, IN Granddaughter
Kathy Abbott, Royal Center, IN Granddaughter
Raymond Malchow, Burnettsville, IN Grandson
Ronnie Malchow, Logansport, IN Grandson
Deb Johnson, Royal Center, IN Granddaughter
Several Great Grandchildren
Several Great Great Grandchildren
Madora Rudin, Arizona Sister
Preceded in death by
Conrad Wolf Father
Minnie Wolf Mother
Raymond Edward Hardesty Husband
Betty Lou Hardesty Malchow Daughter
Marjorie Fisher Sister
Warren Wolf Brother
Charles Wolf Brother
George Mackin Brother
Conrad Hunt Brother
Services will be held at 10AM EST Monday, November 5, 2007, in Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht Chapel, Medaryville, with Don Nedza officiating.
Burial will take place in the Roseland Cemetery, Francesville, IN.
Friends may call 2-5PM EST Sunday, November 4, 2007 at Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht Chapel Medaryville.
Memorial Contributions may be given to the Medaryville Christian Church.
STEVEN J. STARKES
October 31, 2007
VISITATION: 3-7PM EST THURSDAY, NOV. 8, 2007 & 6-7PM EST FRIDAY, NOV. 9, 2007
SERVICES: 7PM EST FRIDAY, NOV. 9, 2007
Steven Joseph Starkes, 20, of 306 E. Old State Road 14, Winamac, IN, passed away at 12:37 PM Wednesday, October 31, 2007 at Pulaski Memorial Hospital in Winamac, IN.
He was born October 11, 1987, in Knox, IN, to Dale and Elizabeth Henry Starkes.
Steven J. Starkes was a member of the Concordia Lutheran Church in Chicago, Illinois where he attended services with his father and stepmother. He was baptized at Hilltop Lutheran Church in South Bend, Indiana and he was a confirmed member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in North Judson, Indiana.
Steven graduated from Winamac Community High School with an Academic Honors Diploma in May of 2006. While at Winamac, he participated in the Academic Super Bowl team and the Cross Country team. He was a member of the Fellowship of Christian Students. Steven received a Certificate of Achievement from the Indiana State Senate and the President’s Award for Educational Excellence upon graduation. While in high school he earned a black belt in Tai Kwon Do and enjoyed doing volunteer work as a helper at the Pulaski Health Care Center in Winamac.
Before graduating from Winamac Community High School, Steven attended the American School in Switzerland from 2002-2003. During this time Steven traveled through Italy, Switzerland, France, Austria, and the Czech Republic. He took drama and acting classes in England. While at the American School, he participated in the drama club. He performed in Shakespeare’s “Much to do About Nothing” and many other performances. He was active in the Model U.N. program and was a representative at the Paris Conference in 2003. He also participated in the Future Problem Solvers Club and the Environmental Club. He played squash and intramural tennis while in Switzerland.
Steven attended Culver Military Academy Summer Camp. While at camp, he was part of the Naval program, participated in many sports, and enjoyed the summer classes.
Most recently, Steven was a psychology major at DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana. At DePauw, he was a member of the Progressive Club and the Young Democratic Club.
Steven was an avid skier. He enjoyed jogging and being outdoors. He also enjoyed playing the guitar. His interest in guitar began in his teens. He was self-taught, but also received lessons from Mark Hoffman of Winamac. He and Mark produced a CD and performed twice at the Culver Coffee Company.
Steven was a vegetarian in high school and slowly became a vegan by college.
Steven liked staying in Chicago with his family and enjoyed sailing. During his short life he crossed Lake Michigan multiple times and was a graduate of the Columbia Yacht School’s Junior Sailing Program. He also loved to interact with the many people at Columbia Yacht Club. Steven sailed with his family and friends throughout the Caribbean. Steven also enjoyed playing squash.
Steven was an avid reader and enjoyed listening to books on tape and went though most of the selection of the Chicago Public Library. He had an avid and curious mind and always enjoyed challenges, both intellectual and physical. Steven had the capacity to work hard and knew the meaning of self-discipline.
Steven was also a former employee of the Department of Natural Resources and worked in the Tippecanoe State Park in Winamac. He enjoyed working there because of the “wonderful people that worked there”. Steven worked at Starkes Law Office in Winamac. Steven was a former employee of the Comfort Inn Located in Rochester, Indiana and thought it was a good job cleaning rooms because he got a long workout and could listen to his tapes at the same time. He respected his co-workers and spoke highly of them and their lives.
Dale J. & Stacey Starkes, Winamac, IN Father & Step Mother
Elizabeth Henry Starkes, Merrillville, IN Mother
Arthur & Patricia Kossman, Addison, IL Step Grandparents
Princess Renata zu Windisch-Graetz, Chicago, IL Adopted Grandmother
He was preceded in death by
Dr. Howard & Lena Henry Maternal Grandparents
ElVera Starkes Paternal Grandmother
A community service of remembrence will be held at Frain Mortuary, Winamac, IN, Thursday, November 8, 2007 at 7 PM EST with Pastor Michael B. Boyd officiating.
Funeral services will be held at 7 PM EST Friday, November 9, 2007 at Frain Mortuary with Pastor Fritz Photenhauer officiating. Following the service a memorial celebration will be held at Steven’s home in Winamac, IN.
An additional funeral service will be held at the Concordia Lutheran Church , 2647 West Belmont Street in Chicago, IL at 1 PM CST on Saturday November 10, 2007, with Pastor H. David Brummer officiating. A memorial celebration will be held at 4300 North Marine Drive in Chicago, IL following the church services.
Private burial services will take place in the McKinley Memorial Gardens Cemetery located at Winamac, IN
Visitation will be 3-7 PM EST Thursday, November 8, 2007 at Frain Mortuary and one hour prior to services on Friday, November 9, 2007 at Frain Mortuary.
Memorial Contributions may be given to:
Steven J. Starkes Memorial Scholarship Fund
c/o Edward Jones
577 North US 35
Winamac, IN 46996
GALE M. GOOD
October 29, 2007
VISITATION: 3-8 PM EDT THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2007
SERVICES: 4 PM EDT FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2007
Gale M. Good, 88, of 6444 West 900 South, Winamac, IN, passed away at 9:53 AM Monday, October 29, 2007 at Pulaski Memorial Hospital in Winamac, IN.
He was born May 12, 1919, in Pulaski, IN, to George and Othal Mae Masterson Good. He married Alma Louise Reingardt on January 26, 1941 in White County, IN. Alma survives.
Gale was a retired farmer. He lived in Beaver Township his whole life. Gale graduated from Pulaski High School in 1937. He was a member of Paul's Chapel Church. Gale served as District 3 Pulaski County Commisioner from 1970 until 1978. He served on the board of directors of the Pulaski-White Rural Telephone Cooperative from 1960-1972. He married Alma Louise Reingardt on January 26, 1941 in White County, IN. He enjoyed watching wildlife on his farm. Gale also enjoyed watching sports on TV.
Alma Louise Reingardt Good, Winamac, IN Wife
Dean L.(Linda)Good, Winamac, IN, Son & daughter-in-law
Karen Good Granddaughter
Sharon (Ed) Mosher Granddaughter& husband
Ruth Good Granddaughter
Diane (Ryan) Graham Granddaughter& husband
4 Great Grandchildren
He was preceded in death by
George Good Father
Othal Mae Masterson Good Mother
Gayle Louise Good Daughter
Loyal Good Brother
Howard Good Brother
Dale Good Twin Brother
Alvin Good Brother
Funeral services will be held at 4 PM EDT Friday, November 2, 2007, in Frain Mortuary, Winamac, with Rev. Edward Clark and Rev. James Gabhart officiating. Burial will be in the Paul's Chapel Cemetery.
Friends may call 3-8 PM EDT Thursday, November 1, 2007 at Frain Mortuary.
Memorial Contributions may be given to the Cancer Fund or to the Paul's Chapel Cemetery Fund
HILDA CLARA EMMA SELMER
October 24, 2007
VISITATION: 4-8PM EDT FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2007
SERVICES: 10:30AM EDT SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2007
Hilda Clara Emma Selmer, 93, of 101 Constitution Drive, Francesville, IN, passed away at 6:13 PM Wednesday, October 24, 2007 at Parkview Haven Retirement Home in Francesville, IN.
She was born May 21, 1914, in Medaryville, IN, to Henry and Martha Teske Tetzloff.
She married William W. Selmer on July 4, 1935, in Medaryville, IN. He died March 29, 1988.
She was a member of St. James Salem United Church of Christ, Francesville, and a former member of the Women's Guild of St. John United Church of Christ, Medaryville.
She lived in Francesville since 1973, moving from Medaryville after they retired from farming.
She enjoyed sewing and gardening.
Survivors include Judy (Howard) Cords, Medaryville, IN Daughter & son-in-law
Beverly (Robert) Stein, Winona, MN Daughter & son-in-law
Brian (Sharon) Cords, Medaryville, IN Grandson
Becky Cords, Muncie, IN Granddaughter
Lorie (Scott) Bestul, MN Granddaughter
Rick (Rhonda) Stein, AZ Grandson
Barb (Doug) Abel, MN Granddaughter
Pam (Jeff) Berg, MN Granddaughter
Debbie (Gary) Stevens, MN Granddaughter
Dan (Lana) Stein, MN Grandson
14 Great Grandchildren
3 Step Great Grandchildren
1 Step Great Great Grandson
Preceded in death by
William W. Selmer Husband
Henry Tetzloff Father
Martha Teske Tetzloff Mother
Melvin Tetzloff Brother
Grace Kroft Sister
Lenora Charland Sister
Services will be held at 10:30AM EDT Saturday, October 27, 2007, in Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht Chapel, Francesville, with Pastor William McNabney officiating.
Burial will be in the Roseland Cemetery, Francesville, IN.
Friends may call 4-8PM EDT Friday, October 26, 2007 at Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht Chapel-Francesville.
Memorial contributions may be made to the St. James Salem United Church of Christ, Parkview Haven Retirement Home, or Jasper County Hospice.
ANNA GABRIELE ABERLE
October 22, 2007
Anna Gabriele Aberle, 85, of 5195 S 1050 W, Francesville, IN, passed away at 10:30 AM Monday, October 22, 2007 at her residence in Francesville, IN.
She was born October 22, 1922, in Manisch, Germany, to Alfred and Anna Ronge Guertler.
She has been in the United States for 4 years, coming from Kusterdingen, Germany.
Survivors include Doris Nowy, Germany Daughter
Carmen Garlach, Francesville, IN Granddaughter
Manuela Gebauer, Germany Granddaughter
4 Other Grandchildren
8 Great Grandchildren
Preceded in death by
Alfred Guertler Father
Anna Ronge Guertler Mother
Wolfgang Aberle Son
Private Graveside Services will be held Thursday, October 25, 2007, in St. James Salem Cemetery, Francesville, IN.
NANCY JEAN MILLER
October 19, 2007
VISITATION: 10 AM - 1 PM EDT MONDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2007
SERVICES: 1 PM EDT MONDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2007
Nancy Jean Miller, 71, of 1974 W 441 S, Star City, IN, passed away at 3:23 AM Friday, October 19, 2007 at her residence in Star City, IN.
She was born May 24, 1936, in Thornhope, IN, to Theodore and Lenora Smith Bowers. She married Melvin C. Miller on April 14, 1990 in Monon, IN. Melvin survives.
Nancy was a former scout leader, 4-H leader and Church Choir member. She had worked as a bookeeper for the First National Bank in Lansing, IL for 20 years. Nancy enjoyed sewing, gardening and spending time in the outdoors. She loved visiting State Parks and being Irish.
Melvin C. Miller, Star City, IN Husband
Donald G. (Trish) Kirby, Monticello, IN Son & daughter-in-law
Theodore J.(Paula) Kirby, Redondo Beach, CA Son & daughter-in-law
Joseph L. (Marcy)Kirby, Crown Point, IN Son & daughter-in-law
Marc D. Kirby, Buckeye Lake, OH Son
Julie A. Miller, Columbus, OH Stepdaughter
Naomi Fowler, Oklahoma City, OK Sister
William Bowers, Lansing, , Lansing, IL Brother
Lenora Smith Bowers Mother
4 Great grandchildren
She was preceded in death by
Theodore Bowers Father
Funeral Services will be held at 1 PM EDT Monday, October 22, 2007, in Frain Mortuary, Winamac, IN with Rev. Glen Meyers officiating.
Friends may call after 10 AM EDT Monday, October 22, 2007 at Frain Mortuary.
Burial will be in the Winamac Cemetery.