NINA ROSE SHIMER HOPKINS
August 27, 2008
VISITATION: 5-6 PM EDT FRIDAY, AUGUST 29, 2008
SERVICES: 6 PM EDT FRIDAY, AUGUST 29, 2008
Nina Hopkins, 84, passed away on August 27, 2008, at Zionsville Meadows Nursing Home in Zionsville, Indiana. Nina was born January 1, 1924 in Lamar, Indiana to Wallace and Dorothy Shimer. Nina was preceded in death by husband Ralph Hopkins, son David Hopkins and sister Dorothy Lietz. Survivors are sons Mike Hopkins of Brownsburg, In and Randy Hopkins of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, sister Lillian Foertsch of Evansville, In , brothers John Shimer of Dayton, Ohio and Bill Shimer of Juliette, Georgia; 6 granddaughters and 3 great granddaughters.
Nina graduated from Dale High School in Dale, Indiana and worked many years for Dr. Edward Hollenberg in Winamac, Indiana. She was an active member of the United Church of Christ in Crown Point, Indiana and Spring Hill, Florida.
A memorial service will be held at First United Methodist Church in Winamac, Indiana on Friday, August 29, at 6:00 PM EDT. Friends may call one hour prior to services at the church on Friday.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday August 30 at 3:00 PM CDT at St. John’s United Church of Christ in Buffaloville, Indiana. Graveside service will be held at St John’s United Church of Christ Cemetery immediately following funeral services.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.
HERBERT H. VANAMAN JR.
August 25, 2008
SERVICE: 1PM EDT SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2008
Herbert H. Vanaman Jr., 66, of 415 East Decker Drive, Winamac, IN, passed away at 5:20 PM Monday, August 25, 2008 at Indiana Univ. Medical Center in Indianapolis, IN.
He was born November 30, 1941, in Long Beach, CA, to Cmdr. Herbert and Ruth Garvey Vanaman Sr..
He was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Winamac.
He was a custodian at the Eastern Pulaski Community Schools, Winamac, from 1988-1999.
He served 30 years in the United States Navy, including serving on the USS Walke, USS Rogers, USS Preble, USS Grand Canyon, and the USS Piedmont. He received the Vietnam Service Medal with two Bronze Stars, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Sea Service Deployment ribbon with star, and the Battle "E" ribbon. He also received the Good Conduct Medal five times.
He was a movie buff, especially older movies and enjoyed history movies and books.
Survivors include Valerie May, Winamac, IN Sister
Betsy Brockett, Indianapolis, IN Niece
Julie (Rex) Wank, Winamac, IN Niece
Eric Brockett, Indianapolis, IN Great Nephew
Alex Brockett, Indianapolis, IN Great Nephew
Matt Brockett, Indianapolis, IN Great Nephew
Ryan Brockett, Indianapolis, IN Great Nephew
Kirstin Bitterling, Winamac, IN Great Niece
Katlin Bitterling, Winamac, IN, Great Niece
Preceded in death by
Cmdr. Herbert H. Vanaman Sr. Father
Ruth E. Garvey Vanaman Mother
A Memorial Service will be held at 1PM EDT Sunday, September 7, 2008, in First United Methodist Church, Winamac, with Pastor Kevin DeKoninck officiating.
Final dispostion will be burial at sea.
The American Legion and VFW will conduct military honors following the memorial service.
VERA MARIE CLARK
August 21, 2008
VISITATION: 4-8 PM EDT SUNDAY, AUGUST 24, 2008
SERVICES: 11 AM EDT MONDAY, AUGUST 25, 2008
Vera Marie Clark, 89, of 5364 S 275 W, Winamac, IN, passed away at 3:28 AM Thursday, August 21, 2008 at Pulaski Memorial Hospital in Winamac, IN.
She was born November 26, 1918, in Kingsbury, IN, to Arthur and Minnie Wickham Boardman. She married Henry L. Clark on June 19, 1938 in Tracy, IN. Henry died August 23, 1989.
Vera was a member of Judson Baptist Church in Indianapolis, IN. She was a former member of the Pulaski Church Ladies Guild and was a former Elder of the church. Vera was a former resident of LaPorte County, Indianapolis and Punta Gorde, Florida. Vera enjoyed gardening, reading, spending time with children and caring for animals. She was an avid Indiana Pacers fan. She was a former salesperson for Pool City in Indianpolis, IN., and a former cook at the Tippecanoe Country Club in Monticello, IN. Vera enjoyed traveling.
Gregory (Victoria) Clark, Indianapolis, IN Son
Sandra Kay (Gene) Bell, Morocco, IN Daughter
Betty Louise (Paul) Nicolas, Indianapolis, IN Daughter
Dorothy Louise (Ernest) Lehman, Star City, IN Sister
Mary Olive Swayze, Winamac, IN Sister
16 Great Grandchildren
Rhonda Clark, Indianapolis, IN Daughter-in-law
She was preceded in death by
Arthur Jay Boardman Father
Minnie Louise Wickham Boardman Mother
Karol Lee Clark Daughter
Ronald L. Clark Son
Glenn Boardman Brother
Funeral Services will be held at 11 AM EDT Monday, August 25, 2008, in Frain Mortuary, Winamac, IN. Burial will take place in the Patton Cemetery located at LaPorte, IN
Friends may call 4-8 PM EDT Sunday, August 24, 2008 at Frain Mortuary.
Memorial Contributions may be given to: Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
EVELYN L. FISHER
August 20, 2008
Evelyn L. Fisher, 87, of Dandridge, TN, formerly of Winamac, IN, passed away at Wednesday, August 20, 2008 in Tennessee.
She was born February 17, 1921, in Sevier County, TN, to Henry and Edna Kerley Burgess.
She was married to Capt. Charles H. Fisher on April 21, 1945, in Amerillo,TX. He died on Nov. 15, 1990.
She was a former Winamac resident before moving to Knoxville and Dandridge, TN.
She was a member of the Methodist Church and was a former Avon Representative.
Survivors include Madaline (Richard) Sommers, Star City, IN Sister-in-law
Donald (Olive) Fisher, Star City, IN Brother-in-law
Kathryn (Leroy) Moore, Iowa, Sister-in-law
Barbara Fisher, Virginia, Sister-in-law
Yvonna Nacke, Swayzee, IN, Sister-in-law
Several Nieces and Nephews
Preceded in death by
Henry Burgess Father
Edna Kerley Mother
Capt. Charles H. Fisher Husband
James Fisher Brother-in-law
George Fisher Brother-in-law
Graveside Services will be held at 1PM EDT Sunday, August 24, 2008, in Star City West Cemetery, Star City, with Pastor David Sommers officiating.
Burial will take place in the Star City West Cemetery, Star City, IN.
Memorial Contributions may be given to: First United Methodist Church, Winamac, IN.
HOMER LEROY CRISSINGER
August 17, 2008
VISITATION: 3-7:30 PM EDT WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 20, 2008
SERVICES: 7:30 PM EDT WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 20, 2008
Homer Leroy “Peanie” Crissinger, 86, of 342 East Galbreath Drive, Winamac, IN, passed away at 10:55 AM Saturday, August 16, 2008 at Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne, IN.
He was born May 23, 1922, in Headlee, IN, to James and Cordelia Hall Crissinger.
Peanie married Alice Eileen White on June 20, 1942 in Headlee, IN. Eileen died on October 22, 1975. He married Marilyn Eshelman Poulos on January 21, 1978 in Winamac, IN. Marilyn died on September 16, 2000. He was a retired farmer. He served on the board of directors of Pulaski Human Services. Peanie served as Monroe township trustee for two terms. He was an avid golfer, enjoyed hunting musrooms and driving through the countryside looking at crops.
Survivors include Lynn (Robert) Kaply, LaCrosse, IN Daughter & son-in-law
David (Marcy) Crissinger, Star City, IN Son & daughter-in-law
8 Great Grandchildren
Minona "Noan" (Joe) Fox, Star City, IN Sister
Mary V. Sell, Lafayette, IN Sister
Ethel Stanley (Harry) Robinson, Royal Center, IN Sister
He was preceded in death by
Alice Eileen White Crissinger Wife
Marilyn Eshelman Poulos Crissinger Wife
James Edward Crissinger Father
Cordelia H. Hall Crissinger Mother
Becky A. Crissinger Daughter
Carl L. Crissinger Son
Ralph Crissinger Brother
George Crissinger Brother
Bill Crissinger Brother
Funeral services will be held at 7:30PM EDT Wednesday, August 20, 2008, in Frain Mortuary, Winamac, with Rev. Edward Clark officiating.
Burial will take place in the Pro Cemetery located at Pulaski, IN.
Friends may call 3-7:30 PM EDT Wednesday, August 20, 2008 at Frain Mortuary.
October 29, 2008
William Ingram, 69, of 233 East Ada St., Francesville, IN, passed away at 9:30AM Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2008, in St. Vincent Heart Center of Indiana, Indianapolis, IN.
Arrangements are pending at the Frain Mortuary, Winamac, IN.
JERRY LYNN BOEHNING
October 27, 2008
VISITATION: 4-8 PM EDT THURSDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2008
SERVICES: 11 AM EDT FRIDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2008
Jerry Lynn Boehning, 55, of 523 Brown Street Apt 1, Lafayette, IN, passed away at 2:04 AM Monday, October 27, 2008 at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Lafayette, IN.
He was born July 21, 1953, in Gary, IN, to Virgil and Catherine Hoeferlin Boehning.
Jerry married Karen McLochlin on July 27, 1974.
Jerry joined the United States Marine Corps at age 17. He served in the Phillipenes and in Vietnam. He was a member of AMVETS.
Jerry was a concrete finisher his entire working life, taking great pride in his work. He worked at WINCO and A&K Construction in Lafayette, IN.
Friends knew Jerry by the name "Birdseed". He was an avid reader and enjoyed poetry and music. He enjoyed outdoor life and camping. He enjoyed playing board games. Friends and family were Jerry's main focus in life.
Linda R. McDole, West Lafayette, IN Sister
Richard (Phyllis) Boehning, West Lafayette, IN Brother & sister-in-law
Cyler L. (Misty) Hancock, West Lafayette, IN Son & daughter-in-law
Bessie Wachoviak Grandmother
Several nieces and nephews
Several great nieces & great nephews
Several great-great nieces & great-great nephews
He was preceded in death by:
Virgil Boehning Father
Catherine A. Hoeferlin Boehning Mother
Services will be held at 11 AM EDT Friday, October 31, 2008 at Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht Chapel in Francesville, IN with Donald Waters officiating.
Burial will take place in the Roseland Cemetery located in Francesville, IN. The American Legion will conduct military graveside services.
Friends may call from 4-8 PM EDT Thursday, October 30, 2008 at Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht Chapel in Francesville.
Memorial Contributions may be given to AMVETS.