George T. Chevrier

George T. Chevrier, 61 of Brazil went to meet his Lord and Savior Friday September 12, 2014 at Union Hospital-Terre Haute. He attended River Community Church in Brazil. George was preceded in death by his mother and daughter, Nicole Rashell Chevrier. Survivors include his wife; Sharon K. (Franklin) Chevrier of Brazil Children; Daron Morgan, Trent Morgan, Brock Chevrier and Todd Chevrier. daughter Missy Lovett. Many grandchildren and great grand children.
A celebration of life will be held Thursday, September 18, 2014, 7:30 PM at the River Community Church 2766 West US Highway 40 with Rev. Julie Lake officiating.
The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM till 7:30 PM
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Larry Allen Bigler

Larry Allen Bigler, age 49, of Terre Haute, IN, Born July 19, 1965 and passed away on Sept. 11, 2014, at Union Hospital. Larry is survived by his siblings; Vicky, Wesley Bigler, III, Carolyn, Kristie Bigler, William Bigler. Also his nieces, Miranda Bigler, Jazlyn Bigler, and Claira Bigler. He is preceded in death by his father, Wesley Bigler, Jr. and nieces, Tayler Bigler and Kadence Bigler.
A celebration of life has been held.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to to the COPD Foundation at http://www.copdfoundation.org in Larry’s Name

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Judith K. Chumley

Judith K. Chumley 76, of Terre Haute was born into eternal life on September 8, 2014 at Indiana University-Methodist Hospital. Judith was born in Evansville, on March 5, 1938 the daughter of the late Charles E. and Mary U. (Heathcott) Robinson. Mrs. Chumley retired from Union Hospital in the Houskeeping department, she also worked for Columbia Records and Fowler Park. She was a Democrat Committee person and was involved in her neighborhood community watch program. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, James B. Chumley; son, James Chumley; grandson, Charles R. Chumley Jr.; brother, Sonny Robinson; sisters; Darle Stewart, Barb Pease, Pat Majors. Survivors include sons; Robert L Chumley of Terre Haute, Charles R. (Virginia) of Brazil; grandchildren, Michael Chumley, James M. Jr. Chumley, Patricia Ford, Jerri McDonald, Brittney Chumley and Robert Chumley II, 15 great grand children and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Liturgy will be held 12:05 PM, Monday September 15, 2014 at St. Benedict Catholic Church (111 South 9th Street) with Friar Martin Day OFM Conventual officiating. Inurnment will take place at Roselawn Memorial Park.
Donations to the family would be appreciated.
Arrangements are under the direction of Simple Cremations And Burials.

Timothy G. McCarty

Timothy G. McCarty 55, of Parke County died Friday, August 29, 2014. Tim was born in Clinton on May 15, 1959 the son of Estal M. and Kathern J. (Hargrove) McCarty. Mr. McCarty worked at Superior Hardwoods for many years. He was preceded in death by his father; nephew, Jerry Huxfrod Jr. Tim is survived by his mother; sisters, Judy K (Robin) Gineman of Rockville, M. Jane Tyler of Fairview, Ann Wake-Smith of Fairview and Kendra S. Kirk of Rockville, sons; Charlie Cummins (Jenifer) of Hillsdale, John W. Cummins JR. (Marti)of Montezuma, Shawn R. Cummins (Terri) Hillsdale, daughter; Christine S. Huffman of Hillsdale, 12 Grandchildren and best friend, Rosellen M. McCarty of Hillsdale.
A celebration of life will be held at Mecca New Life Wesleyan Church Saturday, September 6, 2014 1:00 PM with Pastor Donna Hardesty officiating.
The family will receive friends from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
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Linda L. (Alexander) Wills

Linda L. (Alexander) Wills, 77 of Terre Haute passed away at Union Hospital-Terre Haute on August 26, 2014. She was born in Putnam County, Indiana on June 25, 1937 the daughter of the late Everett and Julia (Brown) Alexander. Linda worked at Chesty’s for a number of years and was the co-owner of Don Wills Business Machines with her husband, Don. Mrs. Wills enjoyed traveling with her husband, and her life devoted her family. She was a member of the Loyal order of the Moose Lodge for many years, and in recent years, the F.A.C.T. Team in Fountainet. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 50 years Richard Donald Wills; and brother, Donnie L. Alexander. Linda is survived by her children; Johnny L (Teresa), Diana L. (Steve) Fagg, and Tony Wills all of Terre Haute. She will be dearly missed by grandchildren; Christopher (Amanda) Wills, Ashley, Melinda, Amber, Payton, Payton, Sydney, Hunter, Taylor and great-grand children, Kaden, Avery, Kirsten, Carter, Brianna, and Lillianna. Also surviving are brothers; Harold (Marlene) Alexander, Lester (Barbara) Alexander and sister-in-law Barbara Alexander.
A celebration of Linda’s life will be held Saturday, August 30, 2014, 1:00 PM at Flatwood Cemetery 2641 S. County Road 75 E. in Greencastle (adjacent to the Stout residence).
Arrangements are under the direction of Simple Cremations and Burials.
In lieu of flowers, Donations in her name may be made to Vigo County C.A.S.A. 141 Oak Street Terre Haute, Indiana 47807
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Susan G Schwartz

Susan G. Schwartz, 53 of Fairview Park passed away on Saturday, August 23, 2014 at her residence. Susan was born in Terre Haute on December 30, 1960 the daughter of Larry E. Lotze and Mary A.(Eggers) Campbell. Ms. Schwartz was formerly employed at Fox Canteen Services as a cook. She was preceded in death by her father. Susan is survived by her mother; Mary A. (Kenneth) Campbell of Clinton, children; Brandon R. Schwartz, Shaun F.(Brookie Frakes) Schwartz both of Terre Haute, Breanna (Josue) Franco of Fairbanks, grandchildren; Shiana, Shaun, Mariana, Maurino, sister; Terry Cottom of Terre Haute; nieces, Crystal L. Cottom of Terre Haute, Tanya Hulett of Jefferson, TX, Erica Campbell of Clinton and nephew, T.J. Campbell of Clinton.
A celebration of life will be held at 10:30 AM Thursday, August 28, 2013 at Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church (South Campus) 3050 East Davis Drive, with Pastor Aaron Wheaton officiating
The family will receive friends from 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM at the church.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the family would be appreciated in Susan’s name at Advantage Plus Federal Credit Union 1122 N. Fruitridge Ave. Terre Haute, Indiana 47805
A benefit dinner for Susan will be held 4:30 to 9:00 PM at the pavilion at Collet Park
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Larry W. McBride

Larry W. McBride 74, of Terre Haute went home to be Lord on Saturday, August 23, 2014. He was born in Terre Haute on November 19, 1939, the son of the late Charles and Geraldine (Malone) McBride. Larry was retired from Duke Energy. P.S.I with 23 years of service. Mr. McBride was proceeded in death by his parents; Wife, Sharon L. (Vester) McBride; brother, Maxon McBride, and granddaughter, Kasey R. Keown.
Survivors include children; Christina L. (Kevin) Horton, Larry D. (Amy) McBride both of Terre Haute, and Dawn R. (Dan) Keown of Brownsburg. Also surviving is brother; Kenneth (Marjean) McBride of Terre Haute; grandchildren, Kevin L. Horton II, Tanner P. Horton, Hannah J. McBride, Josiah D. McBride, Elijah J. McBride, Jessie R. Keown and Jaelyn C. Keown.
A Celebration of life will be held Wednesday, August 27, 2014 1:00 PM at the King’s Harvest Foursquare Church (1801 Harding Avenue) with Red. Dennis Leak officiating.

The family will receive friends from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the church prior to services.
Burial will take place at Durham Cemetery.
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Barbara Jean Galbraith

Barbara Jean Galbraith, 74 passed away August 19th 2014 at her home in Terre Haute. She was a retired LPN.
She was preceded in death by her husband Rex H. Galbraith Sr. and daughter Roxanna Gail Galbraith.
Barbara is survived by her children Della Fell,
Rex H. Galbraith Jr., Wendy Chaney, Timothy Galbraith, and Danielle Galbraith. She is also survived by her grandchildren Justin Fell, John Chaney, Lacy Biddy, Casey Chaney, Kassi Weaver, Britney Chaney, Jesse Galbraith, Raymond Galbraith, Josi Galbraith, Jacob Galbraith and great grandchildren Kaylee Fell, Logan Neidermeier, Timothy Biddy III, Khristian Chaney, McKenna Chaney, Mackynzie Biddy, Morgan Weaver, Auria Chaney, and Kynndelle Chaney.
She is also survived by a life long friend Eldon Sloniker.
A private family celebration of Life will be held.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to any Cancer Foundation in her name.

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Carl Raymon Riker

Carl Raymon Riker 60 of Terre Haute passed away in his home that he built, at 10:30 on August 11, 2014 after a long struggle with cancer. Carl was born to Carl Raymon “Ray” Riker and Verna Helen Losier Riker on December 10, 1953 in Port Lavaca, TX.
Carl is survived by his wife of 40 years Susan(Hall) Riker, his mother Verna( Losier) Riker, three sons Tom Denny (Lynn), Carl Riker (Andrea Mitchell) and Andrew Riker, three sisters Connie Ensminger (Mike), Becky Miller (Rick) and Pamela Riker. He is also survived by many special people, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins along with many friends and neighbors. Other special people include sister-in-law Polly (Hall) Bigney, brother-in-laws Marty Hall and Arthur Hall, with a very special niece like-a daughter Jennifer Jo Riker and to include nephew like-a-son Adam Charles Flowers. Carl would want everyone to be acknowledged by name but this is impossible. Just to let everyone know they were all special in his eyes.
Carl was preceded in death by his father, Carl “Ray” Riker, a sister Rhonda Liberty (Larry) and his brother Randy Riker.
Carl was a member of Painters and Allied Trades Local 197 for 18 years. He then started his own business, Rikers Hamlet doing what he enjoyed most , commercial and residential remodeling. Carl was a master craftsman and builder and was greatly noted for his explicit creations. He was generous, kind and had a big heart. He had a sense of humor that every child and person who knew him loved him.
Special thanks to everyone at Gentiva Hospice. All Doctors should be as caring as Dr Kunapareddy and the entire HUX center staff. Thank you everyone. As requested by Carl, cremation has been chosen and there will be no services. There will be a celebration of life on Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 4:00 at the Riker farm where Carl lived 51 years of his life.

Michael Von Kester

Michael Von Kester, 56 of Terre Haute passed away peacefully at 3:43 PM Saturday, August 9, 2014. Michael was born in Terre Haute on April 25, 1958 the son of the late John C and Lois M. (Johnson) Kester. Michael Served in the United States Air Force and was a member of the Kriestenstein American Legion Post 104. He was a good husband and father to two daughters. Michael is survived by his wife of 31 years, Connie S. (Horsley) Kester; daughters, Ashley Kester and Tina (Danny)Eveland; sister in law, Bonnie (Rob) Robertson; granddaughter, Olivia and several nieces and. He will be missed by many, but especially his best pals, Larry Kassis , Mark Webster, the Huckelberry’s and his wonderful co-workers at M & B Logistics.

A celebration of life will be held on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM at the Kriestenstein American Legion Post 104 (2690 Fort Harrison Road). In lieu of flowers, donations to the family would be appreciated.

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