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  • Thursday | via Daily Journal 

    Norma Fansler, Franklin

    She is survived by her husband of 68 years, Wayne. They were married in the First Baptist Church of Shelbyville on Aug. 8, 1946.

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  • Wednesday Jan 28 | via Daily Journal 

    AnnaBelle Baker, Bargersville

    AnnaBelle is survived by her grandchildren, Johnetta Hoban, Merrill and Jeni Hoban, and Vaughn and Hillary Hoban; great-grandchildren, Josie Whitaker, Hannah Hoban, Marissa Hoban, Asher Hoban, Jude Hoban and Isaac Hoban; one brother, Dr. John H. Lovelace II; and Marvin Baker's two sons, James and Charles Baker and family. She was preceded in passing by her parents; three siblings; husbands, Merrill Hendrickson and Marvin Baker; and two daughters, Joanne Hendrickson and Jannette Carter.

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  • Tuesday Jan 27 | via Daily Journal 

    Gertrude Vanderploeg, Franklin

    Gertrude is survived by three children, Gertrude Ann Moore, Charlana Fenwick and Robert Vanderploeg; 10 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. She also was preceded in passing by a daughter, Mary Elizabeth Cook; a son, David Vanderploeg; a sister, Elsie Head; and a brother, Pete Pietersma.

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  • Tuesday Jan 27 | via Daily Journal 

    James R. Ross, Whiteland

    Survivors include two sons, Anthony Ross of Greenwood and Adrian Ross of Whiteland; three sisters, Barbara Bridges and Pamela Zimmerman, both of Nineveh, and Mary Radford of Florida; six grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two great-stepgrandchildren; and companion, Alta Butler of Franklin. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday at Nineveh Christian Church, 1261 E. County Road 775S, Nineveh.

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  • Monday Jan 26 | via Daily Journal 

    David D. Richardson Sr., Franklin

    Survivors include his son, David D. Richardson Jr., and daughters, Amy McDonald and Wendy Devore, all of Franklin; brothers, Duane Richardson and Donnie Richardson; sister, Diana Blades; and three grandchildren. Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Simplicity Funeral and Cremation Care, 951 N. Main St., Franklin.

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  • Sunday Jan 25 | via Daily Journal 

    TV talk show pioneer Franklin, who gave Pacino chanc...

    Pioneering radio and TV host Joe Franklin, who gave breaks to the likes of Al Pacino and Bill Cosby on his variety show long before they became famous and who boasted he never missed a broadcast in decades, has died at age 88. He died Saturday of cancer, which he had had for a few years, longtime producer and friend Steven Garrin said. Franklin often is credited with developing the standard TV talk show format, sitting behind a desk while interviewing wanna-be celebrities, minor celebrities and the occasional bona fide celebrity.

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  • Friday Jan 23 | via Daily Journal 

    Pauletta N. Roberts, Franklin

    She was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church in Trafalgar, where she was the head of the food team and also served as a Sunday school teacher. She and her husband enjoyed traveling and being with and serving people.

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  • Friday Jan 23 | via Daily Journal 

    Helen Louise Knight, Franklin

    Survivors include a son, Howard Knight of Little River, California; three brothers, D.C. "Jack" Harrison of Indianapolis, Glenn Harrison of Whiteland and Travis Harrison of Colorado; a sister, Betty Ruth Hess of Indianapolis; four grandchildren; and two greatgrandchildren. The Rev.

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  • Wednesday Jan 21 | via Daily Journal 

    Mary Louise - Susie' Richards, Nineveh

    Susie married Otis A. "Junior" Richards on Feb. 27, 1955, in Nineveh Christian Church. Junior preceded her in passing in 1998.

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  • Wednesday Jan 21 | via Daily Journal 

    Rev. Marilynn L. Hamilton, Franklin

    Survivors include two daughters, Laura Christine Truby of Portland, Oregon, and Elizabeth Joy Blackbird of Grand Rapids, Michigan; two sons, Timothy Keith Hamilton of St. Louis and David Joel Hamilton of Kailua-Kona, Hawaii; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

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  • Wednesday Jan 21 | via Daily Journal 

    Otho H. - Slim' Baskerville, Columbus

    Otho H. "Slim" Baskerville, 80, of Columbus, died at 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, at Silver Oaks Health Campus in Columbus. Survivors include his wife, Evell D. Oliver Baskerville; children, Wilma Kay Thompson of Kentucky, Wanda Findley of Franklin, Ronald Taylor of Brown County and Jeffrey Baskerville of Columbus; sisters, Tina and Janie; 10 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

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  • Tuesday Jan 20 | via Daily Journal 

    Mary Louise - Susie' Richards, Nineveh

    Survivors include three children, Tom Richards of Trafalgar, Steve Richards of Florida and Lucinda "Cindy" Perkins of Waverly; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and two siblings, Raye Ann Sanders of Franklin and Don Southerland of Trafalgar. The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at New Life Baptist Church, 751 Nineveh St., Franklin.

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  • Tuesday Jan 20 | via Daily Journal 

    Joseph D. Aeillo, North Vernon

    Survivors include his mother, Katie Aeillo of California; companion, Callie Bray of North Vernon; daughter, Angie Fowler of Missouri; two stepdaughters, Dawn Price and Carrie McCloud, both of Columbus; stepson, Bobby Price of Greenwood; two sisters, Becky Lewallen and Pat Youngman, both of California; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. A funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday at Jessen Funeral Home, Trafalgar Chapel, 800 Pearl St. Visitation will be from noon until service time Thursday at the funeral home.

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  • Monday Jan 19 | via Daily Journal 

    Edward Albert Marchant, Franklin

    Ed is survived by his children, Tony Marchant of Franklin, Jennifer Marchant of Indianapolis and Megan Knartzer of Trafalgar; three grandchildren, Brooke, Ezra and Rory; and one brother, Larry Marchant of Nineveh.

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  • Monday Jan 19 | via Daily Journal 

    Timothy Wayne Hayes, Franklin

    He collected NASCAR memorabilia. He enjoyed going to NASCAR races and watching old movies and wrestling.

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  • Monday Jan 19 | via Daily Journal 

    Paul Richard Cearing, Franklin

    Paul Richard Cearing, 91, passed away Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015, at Homeview Health and Rehab Center in Franklin. He was a resident of Franklin.

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  • Sunday Jan 18 | via Daily Journal 

    Sally Marshall, Whiteland

    She was born Jan. 9, 1933, in Atlantic City, New Jersey, to Cutler Abbott McGrew and Carrie Olive McGrew. She married Frank H. Marshall on Nov. 15, 1975, at Union Christian Church in Franklin.

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  • Friday Jan 16 | via Business Wire 

    Home Financial Bancorp Announces Passing of Executiv...

    His duties will be assumed on an interim basis by Cross Financial Services until a successor is found. Cross Financial Services is based in Franklin, Indiana and provides a variety of financial services to community banks.

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  • Wednesday Jan 14 | via Daily Journal 

    Harry L. Stevens, Indianapolis

    He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, having served in both the Pacific and Atlantic theaters. He served on the USS Stansbury and the USS Indianapolis.

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  • Tuesday Jan 13 | via Daily Journal 

    Ronald Gus Kistner, Franklin

    Ron graduated from Emmerich Manual High School, attended Butler University for one year and transferred to the Chicago Art Institute, graduating as a commercial artist. Ron was a combat veteran in the Korean War from 1951 to 1953.

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