Charles “Kevin” Shannon

Charles “Kevin” Shannon, 49 of Farmersburg, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 after losing his year and half battle to cancer.  Kevin was born on August 1, 1964 the son of Charles E. and Phyllis I. (Tatlock) Shannon.  Kevin was a self employed carpenter and a member of the Hymera Sons of The American Legion. Kevin was an avid nature lover and was a Native American Culture enthusiast.  He was preceded in death by his father Charles E. Shannon (October 2007).  Kevin is survived by his daughters and faithful companion Towzer, Chloe N. Shannon (boyfriend Shawn Walker) of Terre Haute, Gabi Hicks of Great Falls, Montana, and Amber Hunsucker of Terre Haute; his mother Phyllis of Farmersburg; his brother Darren S. Shannon (wife Brandi); his granddaughter Avery M. Walker; his nephews Trevor and Gregory Shannon; and the mother of his children, Kelly Althouse of Terre Haute, as well as, many friends and family. 

Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, April 19, 2014 at Westlawn Cemetery Chapel (corner of E. County Road 1100 N. and US 41 South, Farmersburg) at 3:00 PM with Rev. Kenneth Coffman officiating. 
The family will receive friends from 1:00PM to 3:00PM.
Arrangements are under the direction of Simple Cremations and Burials.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or Southern Care Hospice.
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Melvin C. Lawson

Melvin C. Lawson 72, of Bloomingdale died Sunday, April 6, 2014.  Melvin was born in Indianapolis the son of the late Horace and Ruby Lawson.  Mr. Lawson was retired construction worker.  He was preceded by his parents and brother; James E. Lawson.  Survivors include his wife; Judith A. (Downey) Lawson, son; Randall D. Lawson of Terre Haute, siblings; Roberta (Robert) Crawley of Bainbridge, Margaret (Rick) Fogelin of Heritage Lake, Robert (Wilma) Lawson of Judson, Mary Jo (Frank) Norman of Bloomingdale and Gloria (John) Koch of Rockville.

A private celebration of life will be held.

Arrangements are under the direction of Simple Cremations and Burials.

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Cheryl S. Yakel

Cheryl Sue Yakel, 64, of Brazil died Tuesday, April 8th at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. She was born October 10, 1949 to Howard and June McCammon.

Mrs. Yakel was retired from Indiana State Prison at Putnamville, and had been owner of both Yakel Trucking Co. and Cheryl’s Fabric Store in Brazil.

Sue is survived by her husband, John T. (Tom) Yakel; three sons, Beau D. (Lisa Freiberger), Sean P. (Sally), and Marc T., all of Brazil; two grandsons, Delmer J. (D.J.) and Blake D. Yakel; and one sister Jeanann Rowe (Charles), and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and brother Howard L. McCammon.

A celebration of life will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, April 18th (with visitation beginning at 12 p.m.) at Family Worship Center 8157 No. Co. Rd. 425 W. Brazil (USHwy 40 & Staunton flashers), with Pastor Larry Richmond officiating. Arrangements are under the direction Simple Cremations and Burials. Please join Cheryl’s family in sharing memories at www.SimpleCremationsandBurials.com.

 

Ralph L. Lewis “Moe”

Ralph L. Lewis “Moe” 75 of rural Rockville, died Saturday, February 1, 2014 at Union Hospital-Terre Haute.  Ralph was born in Crawfordsville, Indiana on July 20, 1938 the son of the late John Dabney and Sarah Evelyn (Rose) Lewis.  He was a 1958 graduate of Crawfordsville High School, an Indiana National Guard Veteran and retired from R.R. Donnelly’s.  Mr. Lewis was an outdoorsman; he enjoyed hunting, fishing, strawberry picking, archery and woodcarving.  He was involved with Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and the Explorer Scouts. Ralph is survived by his wife of 55 years, Wilma Marlene (Bemis) Lewis, children; Steven Ray Lewis, Mark Allen Lewis and Pamela Shelton, 7 granddaughters, 3 grandsons, 5 great grandchildren.  Also surviving are brothers; James E and Darrel Lewis, sisters; Phyllis Rauch, Barbara Chandler, and several nieces and nephews.

A private celebration of life will be held.

Arrangements are under the direction of Simple Cremations and Burials.

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Barbara Belle Minton

Barbara Belle Minton 82, of St. Bernice went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, April 5, 2014 at Clinton Gardens.  Barbara was born March 7, 1932 the daughter of the late William A. and Lula M (Sollars) Shorter.  Mrs. Minton was a homemaker and a member of the Apostolic Bible Church in Clinton.  Mrs. Minton was preceded in death by her parents, brothers; Clay and William R. Shorter.

Barbara is survived by her husband; John F. Minton, children; Jerry L. (Peggy) Minton of Poland, Wynne (Steve) Lanham of Georgetown, IL, Deana M. (Roger) Newell of Westville, IL and Jonnie B. Collins of St. Bernice.  Also surviving are 8 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren, siblings; Floyd “Elmo” (Carolyn) Shorter of Georgia, Mary S. Mankin of Brazil, Jim (Diane) Shorter of Rockville, Darlene (Robert) Lopez of Brazil and Dave (Shirley) Shorter of Coatsville.

A celebration of life will be held on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, 1:00PM at the Apostolic Bible Church (548 South Main Street) with Pastor Richard Shorter officiating.

Visitation will be held from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the Church

Arrangements are under the direction of Simple Cremations and Burials.

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Edward L. Hofer

Edward L. Hofer 88, of Brazil formerly of Spencer, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, March 27, 2014 at Union Hospital-Terre Haute, IN.  Edward was born in Onida, South Dakota on April 17, 1925 the son of the late Joseph J. and Elizabeth (Wipf) Hofer.  Mr. Hofer’s first love was farming, and he was a retired welder with 30 + years of service with the Sheet Metal Workers’ Union Local 20.  He was preceded in death by his parents, siblings; Jacob Hofer, Valeria Ellis and Wilber Hofer.  Edward is survived by his loving wife; Jennie C. (Naanes) Hofer, children; Roger C. Jackson of Poland, Michael O. (Kathy) Jackson of Paragon, Cynthia A. (Roger) Russell of Charlotte, NC, Melinda S. (Jeff) Emmert of Brazil and Mark E. Hofer of Greencastle, 11 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, sisters Marzella E. Kight of Birmingham, AL and Loretta S. Stokes of Buffalo, MO.  Ed was a member of the Nazarene Church of Brazil.  Ed has enjoyed the fellowship and support of the First Christian Church of Brazil when he was not able to attend church services.  His gentle spirit and nature will be remembered by those who knew him well.
The family will receive friends from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Monday March 31, 2014  at the chapel at Hudson Hill Cemetery.
A celebration of Edward’s life will be at 2:00 PM Monday at the chapel with Rev. Kerry Robinson officiating.
Burial will take place at Hudson Hill Cemetery.
Arrangements are under the direction of Simple Cremations and Burials.
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Kevin S. Dossett

Kevin S. Dossett, 43 of Terre Haute died Friday, March 14, 2014  at Select Specialty Hospital in Indianapolis.  Kevin was born in Terre Haute on March 13, 1971 the son of Jerry W. Dossett and Carolyn J. (Chatman) Wilson.  Kevin was a Laborer with Evapco in Greenup, IL.  Kevin is preceded in death by his maternal grandmother and fraternal grandparents.  Survivors include his loving wife, Leann M. (Otte) Dossett of Terre Haute, children; Nicholas J. and Wyatt W. Dossett both of Terre Haute,  parents; Jerry W. Dossett of Augusta, GA and Carolyn J. (Harry) Wilson of Riley, siblings; Tawnya J. (Marty Pasko) Shank of Terre Haute, Kevin Wilson of Frisco, TX and maternal grandfather; Paul Chatman.

A celebration of Life will be held 11:00 AM  on Saturday, March 29, 2014 at the Maplewood Christian Church 2000 North 13th Street with Rev Craig Wininger officiating.

The family will receive friends from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM.

Arrangements are under the direction of Simple Cremations and Burials.

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Robert Lee Peak

Robert Lee Peak 69, of Clinton formerly of Terre Haute, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at Union Hospital-Clinton.  Robert was born in Terre Haute on January 21, 1945 the son of the late Theodore E. and Mildred M. (Wilcox) Peak.  Mr. Peak was retired from the Pillsbury Company.  He was preceded in death by his sister; Nancy K. Carrico.  Robert is survived by his children; Melissa J. (Rodney) Peak-Lamb of Clinton and Gary R. (Shelly) Peak of Paris, IL, grandchildren; Ellie J. Carter-Peak and Emmy J. Lamb both of Clinton, brother; Theodore F. (Peggy) Peak of Niles, MI and ex-wife; Carole Peak of Clinton.  A private celebration of life will be held.

Arrangements are under the direction of Simple Cremations and Burials.

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Catherine A. Mongaraz

Catherine A. Mongaraz 64 of Rockville, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at her residence.  Catherine was born in Gary, IN on January 11, 1950 the daughter of the late Charles J. and Irene B. (Baldauf) Humphrey.  Mrs. Mongaraz was a homemaker and a member of Parkville Community Christian Church.  She was preceded in death by her parents and brother; Charles J. Humphrey.  Catherine is survived by her loving husband; Daniel Mongaraz of Rockville, daughters; Kim A. (John) Thacker of Rockville, Amy A. (fiancée, Adam Dozier) Glass of Westville, IN, sister; Irene M. (Thomas) Mongaraz of Greencastle, grandchildren; Brad, Justin, Bryan, Brent, Joshua, Jonathon, and Blaine.

A private celebration of life will be held.

Arrangements are under the direction of Simple Cremations and Burials.

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Chad Lewis Soinski

Chad Lewis Soinski, 32, of West Terre Haute, passed away on Wednesday, March 5, 2014, after a sudden illness. He was born in Norfolk, VA on December. 24, 1981. Chad was a laborer in the construction business. He was a loving and devoted husband to his wife, a caring and nurturing father to his children, and Pawpaw to his grandson. He will be missed.

He is survived by his wife, Brenda J. Taylor-Soinski of West Terre Haute; mother, Juanita Larabell of Lufkin, Texas; father, Chester Soinski of Marion, Ohio; sister, Tiffany Massey of Norfolk, Va.; daughters, Nichole Stockwell and BriLeigh Taylor, both of West Terre Haute; sons, Aaron Soinski of Norfolk, and Eli Taylor-Johnson of West Terre Haute; and a grandson, Nickolas Stockwell of West Terre Haute.

A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, March 13, 2014, at Sugar Creek Baptist Church, In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the family to help cover expenses.

Arangments are under the direction of Simple Cremations and Burials

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