Hendricks County Flyer, Avon, IN

Breaking News

Obituaries

November 12, 2012

Ruth Joan Reese

Ruth Joan Reese of Avon died Saturday at the Avon Health and Rehab Center. She was 83 and had formerly resided in Muncie.

Born Feb. 19, 1929, in Muncie, she was a daughter of the late Otto and Esther Rees. She married Robert E. Reese on Feb. 10, 1950. He died in 2008.

Mrs. Reese was a 1947 graduate of Cowan High School. She worked several years in the savings and loan department at Mutual Bank. She also worked at Thomas Boyd Printing and had been a Realtor in the Muncie area.

She was a member of the Shawnee Heights Baptist Church.

Survivors include sons Daniel L. Reese and wife Melissa of Avon, David M. Reese of Avon, and William H. Reese of Muncie; daughters Nancy J. Burcham and husband Ron of Avon and Rebecca R. Diss and husband Tim of Chicago;  grandchildren Travis Reese of Muncie, Megan Burcham of Avon, Alec Burcham of Avon, Tiffany Teal of Avon, Jessica Diss of Fort Wayne, and Nathaniel Diss of Fort Wayne; brothers Harry Rees of Highland Springs, Va., and T. Dale Rees and wife Rosie of Muncie; and sisters Barbara Rees Cook of Springfield, Va., and Phyllis Rees Cullen of Little Rock, Ark.

Preceding her in death were a grandson, Taylor Reese; brothers Roland Rees and Harold Lee Rees; and sisters Gladys Rees Green, Betty Rees Chambers, and Mary Virginia Rees Craig.

Services are 1 p.m. Thursday at Elm Ridge Funeral Home, 4600 W. Kilgore Ave., Muncie, with Celebrant Joshua Miller officiating. Entombment will follow at Elm Ridge Memorial Park Mausoleum.

Calling at the funeral home is for two hours prior to the service.

Memorials may be made to the National Stroke Association, 9707 E. Easter Lane, Suite B, Centennial, CO 80112 or online at www.stroke.org.

Online condolences may be made at www.elmridgefuneralhome.com.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • HCF 8-16 obit wernsman pix Wernsman Aug. 13, 2014 Russell Keith Wernsman of Brownsburg died Wednesday. He was 76 and had formerly resided in Centralia, Ill. Born Oct. 26, 1937, in Patoka, Ill., he was a son of the late Walter and Edna B. (Lawrence) Wernsman. He married Judith Mae Chambers on July 11

    August 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • Olson Aug. 11, 2014 Mary E. (Howard) Olson of Indianapolis died Aug. 11. She was 78. She married Donald Olson Sr. and he survives. Mrs. Olson worked as a data processor for Summit Radiology in Fort Wayne. She was a member of Eagle Valley Church of Christ. Additional sur

    August 15, 2014

  • HCF 8-16 obit joseph pix Joseph Aug. 12, 2014 Lena Virginia (Kurtz) Joseph died Aug. 12 at home. She was 98. Born Aug. 16, 1915, she was a daughter of the late John and Gertrude (Gentry) Kurtz. She married Randall Howard Joseph on Oct. 4, 1942. Mrs. Joseph grew up in Marion Township near New Win

    August 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • Olson Aug. 11, 2014

    Mary E. (Howard) Olson of Indianapolis died Aug. 11. She was 78. She married Donald Olson Sr. and he survives. Mrs. Olson was a data processor for Summit Radiology in Ft. Wayne. She was a member of Eagle Valley Church of Christ. Additional survivors

    August 12, 2014

  • HCF 8-13 obit brown pix Brown Aug. 11, 2014 Sarah (Sally) Jane Shields Brown of Plainfield died Aug. 11. She was 58. Born Oct. 31, 1955, in Indianapolis, she was a daughter of the late Robert and Martha Stewart Shields. She married Jeffery W. Brown and he survives. Mrs. Brown retired from Duke

    August 12, 2014 1 Photo

  • HCF 8-13 obit mcmahan pix McMahan Aug. 8, 2014 John Wilmer McMahan died Aug. 8 at the Wellbrooke of Avon. He was 86. Born April 22, 1928, in Orestes, he was a son of the late John Spencer McMahan and Mable (Cook) McMahan. He married Janet (Aumock) McMahan on Jan. 3, 1954. She survives. Mr. McMaha

    August 12, 2014 1 Photo

  • Davis Aug. 9, 2014 William L. “Bill” Davis of Cromwell died Aug. 9 at Meadow Lake, Mooresville. He was 70. Born June 27, 1944, in Greenfield, he was a son of Harry and Virginia Leamon Davis. Mr. Davis was a quality control supervisor for StarCraft Marine for several ye

    August 12, 2014

  • Jimison July 28, 2014 Lawrence E. “Larry” Jimison of Brownsburg died at Brownsburg Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was 85. Born Feb. 24, 1929, in Wood County, Ohio, he was a son of the late Otto Lawrence Sherman and Margaret M. (Brim) Dicus. He married Lola R. (Wils

    August 12, 2014

  • Schenk
Aug. 9, 2014 Alfred W. Schenk of Indianapolis died Aug. 9. He was 90. Services will be at 1 p.m. Aug. 15 in the Hampton-Gentry Funeral Home, Plainfield. Burial will be in Maple Hill Cemetery, Plainfield. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until time of service in th

    August 11, 2014

  • HCF 8-13 obit hodge pix Hodge Aug. 9, 2014 Martha Jane Hodge of Avon died Aug. 9. She was 94. She married Loren Hodge Jr. and he preceded her in death. Mr. Hodge was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church since 1950. She was a founding member of the Quilt Guild of Indianapolis. She is surviv

    August 11, 2014 1 Photo

Featured Comment
Facebook
Poll

Are you worried about the violence in Ferguson, Mo., spreading across the country?

Yes
No
Not concerned one way or the other
     View Results
AP Video
Johnson: Six Arrests, No Tear Gas in Ferguson Raw: Rescue, Relief Efforts at Japan Landslide Cadavers, a Teen, and a Medical School Dream Raw: Woman Escorted From Ferguson Protests California Drought Stings Honeybees, Beekeepers Officer Who Pointed Gun at Protesters Suspended Holder Hopes to Bring Calm to Ferguson Today in History August 21 Holder Pledges Top Investigators for Ferguson US Mission to Rescue Hostages in Syria Failed Manfred, Torre and MLB Take Ice Bucket Challenge Bank of America Reaches Record $17B Settlement Holder Reassures Ferguson Community With Visit GlobalPost CEO Remembers Foley As a Brave Man Seth Meyers Rolls Out Emmy Red Carpet Obama: World Is Appalled by Murder of Journalist Israel, Militants Trade Fire After Talks Fail Pres. George W. Bush Takes Ice Bucket Challenge Pierce Brosnan's Call to Join the Expendables Changes Coming to No-Fly List
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide