Columbus Obituaries

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  • 12 hrs ago | via The Republic 

    Weakened immunity blamed in death

    A Columbus woman who received an outpouring of support through a fundraiser at this year's Bartholomew County Fair has died following a lengthy battle with cancer. Kristie Wessel, 34, died Saturday morning after a nearly four-year battle with Hodgkin lymphoma.

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  • 23 hrs ago | via The Republic 

    Hope's Larry Simpson dies from heart attack

    Larry Simpson, 50, president of Heritage of Hope, the organization that runs Hope Heritage Days, and publisher of the Hope Star-Journal, died Sunday night in the Columbus Regional Hospital emergency room from a massive heart attack, Bartholomew County Coroner Larry Fisher said today. Simpson left the festival Sunday after not feeling well and went to his office at the newspaper, and then asked a friend to take him home, Fisher said.

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  • Sunday | via The Republic 

    Dennis Dale Stone, Waynesburg

    Dennis Dale Stone, 62, of Waynesburg, passed away at 12:50 p.m. Sunday, September 28, 2014, at his residence. He was born March 17, 1952, in Columbus, the son of Samuel Isacc and Ora Bernice Stone.

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  • Sunday | via The Republic 

    James Allen Lowe, Columbus

    James Allen Lowe, 72, of County Road 50S, died at 6:37 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, at IU Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.

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  • Saturday Sep 27 | via The Republic 

    Kristie Jo Wessel, Columbus

    Kristie Jo Wessel, 34, of South County Road 300W, passed away at 11:20 a.m. Saturday, September 27, 2014, at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility. Born on July 14, 1980, in Columbus, Kristie was the daughter of Don and Debbie Clark Schroer.

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  • Friday Sep 26 | via The Republic 

    Marylin Jean Romine Ewer, Jasonville

    Marylin Jean Romine Ewer, 86, formerly of Greensburg and Columbus, died at 6:05 a.m. Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, at Shakamak Good Samaritan Health Care Center in Jasonville, IN.

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  • Friday Sep 26 | via The Republic 

    Edna Marie Hoeltke Ahlbrand, Columbus

    Edna Marie Hoeltke Ahlbrand, 98, of Columbus, died Friday, September 26, 2014, at 5:45 a.m. at Four Seasons Health Care Center. Born on February 5, 1916, in Bartholomew County, Edna was the daughter of Martin and Eleanor Wiegman Hoeltke.

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  • Friday Sep 26 | via The Republic 

    Ryan T. Fear, Columbus

    Ryan T. Fear, 28, of Columbus, passed from this life at 9:13 p.m. Friday, September 26, 2014, at Columbus Regional Hospital Emergency Room. Ryan was a graduate of Columbus North High School and attended Ivy Tech.

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  • Friday Sep 26 | via The Republic 

    Madonna Jo Stigdon, Della Road

    Madonna Jo Stigdon, 44, of Della Road, died at 5:14 a.m. September 26, 2014, at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility. The funeral was 11 a.m. graveside Saturday, September 27, 2014, at Baldwin Cemetery in Jennings County with the Rev.

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  • Thursday Sep 25 | via The Republic 

    William Joseph "Bill" Schoettmer, Columbus

    William Joseph "Bill" Schoettmer, 66, Columbus, passed away Thursday, September 25, 2014, at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility in Columbus. He graduated from Sand Creek High School in Decatur County then served in the United States Army as a Ranger during the Vietnam War.

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  • Thursday Sep 25 | via The Republic 

    Thomas Eugene Dose, Seymour

    He is survived by his mother, Mary Beckemeyer of Seymour; a son, Dwayne Dose of Seymour; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sisters, Sarah Dose of Indianapolis, Linda Caldwell of Columbus, and D'Ann Delp of Vero Beach, Florida; and brothers, Steve Beckemeyer and Dan Beckemeyer, both of Columbus. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Burkholder Funeral Chapel in Seymour with the Rev.

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  • Thursday Sep 25 | via The Republic 

    Edward T. "Ed" Lloyd, Columbus

    Edward T. "Ed" Lloyd, 62, of County Road 100W, died at 10:59 a.m. Thursday, September 25, 2014, at Columbus Regional Hospital. Ed was born in Metcalfe County, Kentucky, March 4, 1952, to Roy Lloyd and Dorothy Fields, and attended Metcalfe County Elementary and High School.

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  • Wednesday Sep 24 | via The Republic 

    Mary L. Kroft, Hope

    Mary L. Kroft, 84, of Hope, died at 6:35 p.m. Wednesday, September 24, 2014, at the home of her son in Columbus. The funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home on Washington Street with the Rev.

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  • Tuesday Sep 23 | via Daily Journal 

    Elsie L. Ford, RIVERTON, WYO.

    Elsie L. Ford, 80, of Riverton, Wyoming, formerly of Columbus, died at 3:40 a.m. Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, at her home.

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  • Tuesday Sep 23 | via County 10 News 

    Today's Obituaries; Cheetham, Ford, Heinrich, Warren

    Elsie L. Reed Ford, 80, of Riverton, Wyoming, formerly of Columbus, Indiana died at 3:40 a.m. Monday, September 22, 2014, at her home surrounded by family. - Freda Cheetham of Lander died on August 28, 2014, in Billings, Montana.

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  • Tuesday Sep 23 | via The Republic 

    Mildred Hadley, Columbus

    Mildred M. Pattingill Hadley, 88, of Columbus, fulfilled her life long journey to be with the Lord at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at her home. The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Columbus Free Methodist Church with the Revs. Jane Noblitt and Don Fausnaugh officiating.

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  • Monday Sep 22 | via The Republic 

    George Harvey Mann, Columbus

    George Harvey Mann, 90, of Port Charlotte, Florida, and Columbus, died at 2:05 a.m. Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, at Willow Crossing Health and Rehabilitation Center.

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  • Monday Sep 22 | via The Republic 

    Julia F. Andrews Cook, Columbus

    Julia F. Andrews Cook, 91, of Columbus, died September 22, 2014, at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility. The funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday at Norman Funeral Home in Hope with the Rev.

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  • Monday Sep 22 | via The Republic 

    Mattie Evelyn Erwin, Columbus

    Before retiring, she had worked as a cook in restaurants. A member of Grayford Road Church in Dupont, Mattie loved quilting, cooking and going to garage sales.

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  • Monday Sep 15 | via The Republic 

    Benjamin Scott Gamel, Flora

    Benjamin Scott Gamel, 52, of Flora, died unexpectedly Monday morning, Sept. 15, 2014, at IU Health Arnett Emergency Room in Lafayette.

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