Janet was a graduate of Manual High School, University of Indianapolis, Ball State University and Indiana Wesleyan. She was a nurse for 32 years at Methodist, Community Hospitals East and South, Cancer Navigator at Hendricks Regional Health, she also was a past nursing professor at Ivy Tech, and currently at Harrison College. She was nominated for Nurse of the Year in 2005, had articles in Indiana Nursing Quarterly, Hendricks Health Line and The Hendricks County Flyer regarding the new Navigator program which has become a great success to all cancer patients.
Janet lived life to the fullest and loved boating. She will be missed by many. Come join us for a “Celebration of Life” from 5-8 p.m. on Nov. 21, 2015 with eulogy at 6:30 p.m. at Pipers Grand Manor, 2130 W. Southport Road.
He was very active in Boy Scouts of America and served as scoutmaster for over 40 years. He was the recipient of the Silver Beaver Award from the BSA. Vic was a lifelong southsider and member of St. Mark Catholic Church. He enjoyed waterskiing, camping, spending time with friends and family, volunteering, and helping others. Vic was preceded in death by his parents; his sister-in-law, Ellen Somes and is survived by his wife, Hazel Ann (Schwarder) Risch; children, Carl Lloyd Risch (Connie), Leah Ann Jones (Matt), Andrew William “Andy” Risch; grandchildren, Morgan and Madison Risch, Griffin and Ethan Jones; sister, Anna Marsh; brothers, Chuck Risch (Mary), Paul Risch; nieces and nephews, Heather Somes, Alicia Keaton (Glenn), Danette Goen (Todd), Sabrina Angrick, Ann Kafka (Todd), Brian Risch (Meghan), Eric Risch (Wendy), Joe Marsh (Angie); great nephew, Lukas Keaton.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Tuesday, November 10, 2015 in St. Mark Catholic Church. Visitation was held at Daniel F. O’Riley Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mark School, Troop 92, Joy’s House, or Rose-Hulman Civil Engineering Department. Online condolences may be shared with the family at orileyfuneralhome.com.
Karrie was known for her fun sense of humor and her laugh was contagious. She loved spending time with her family. Her daughters and granddaughters were her life.
A memorial service was held Saturday, November 7, 2015 at Simplicity Funeral & Cremation Care, Indianapolis 7520 Madison Ave. Indianapolis, IN 46227.
MAJESTICA SKY-LYNN BUFALA, 3 months.
MARGARET J. CHRISMAN, 90, widow of John Jarvis and Daniel Chrisman; children, Gloria Lynch, Darlene Goedeker, Kathy Hunter, John, Donald and Bill Jarvis; 15 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren.
LOIS J. UNDERWOOD CHRISTIAN, 78.
PAMELA K. COLLINS, 60.
THOMAS MICHAEL CROWE, 64, wife, Barbara Hilts Crowe; daughters, Rebecca Dean, Tamara Revel and Patricia Mahaffey; brothers, David Wilson, Jerry and Harold Crowe; nine grandchildren.
THELMA LEATTA MCCARTY ELLIOTT, 83, husband, Granville Gene Elliott; children, Dianna Faulkner and Vickie Elliott; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.
MARCELYN J. FOLEY, 84, husband, Pastor Donald L. Foley; children, Adonness Sturm and Philip Foley; three grandchildren; one great-granddaughter.
LINGLE N. FOREMAN, 88, widow of Roy D. Foreman Jr.; children, Brenda Jane Quick and Donald W. Foreman; siblings, Edna Daniel, Nellie Jo Smith and Roger Nickell; three grandchildren.
NORA GOODIN, 89, widow of Chester Goodin; children, Connie Barfield and Marcia Poynter; siblings, Ima Faye Robinson and William Roscoe George; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren.
JOSEPH STEPHAN GUELLA, 90, daughters, Donna Old, Nancy Makransky, Susan Leblang and Mary Thovson; 11 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren.
BLANCHE ANNE GURNIK, 87, widow of Charles Gurnik; children, Maryann Nyderek, Susan, Gregory C. and Gordon Gurnik; sister, Adeline Kupfer; eight grandchildren; one great-granddaughter.
SALLY L. HALL, 75.
CURTIS E. HARNEY, 60.
MARGARET HIGGINS, 88.
BETTY JEAN JONES, 86, widow of Richard A. Jones; daughters, Ruth Morgan and Beth Swinney; two grandsons; two step-granddaughters; five great-grandchildren.
ROBERT J. “BOB” LUND, 67, wife, Sue; sons, Chris and J.D.; siblings, Tom, Jim, Bill, John, Mary Ann Barkes, Donna Stearley and Don Patrick; three grandchildren; one great-grandchild.
ALLEN J. MATHES, 54, wife, Frieda Golden; children, Jeffury, Junior, Christopher, Danny, Dustin, Shane, Brittany, Brooke and Bridgette Golden; siblings, Cecial Ann Shackelford, Allison Ferguson, Cledalyn, John and Larry Mathes; 10 grandchildren.
LAVERNE MORRIS, 70, husband, Rex Morris; children, Faith Pilon, Joy and Shawn Morris; siblings, Violet Clark, Hubert, Buford, Donnie and Ronnie Greenfield; 14 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.
VIRGINIA L. MULLINS, 76, widow of Daniel Mullins; brother, Daniel Barnett.
CAROL MAXINE GORDON NAUER, 86, widow of Thomas U. Gordon and Albert W. Nauer; daughters, Pamela Gordon, Danea Harter, Sheila England and Donna Timms; sister, Nancy Grubb; 11 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren.
TED PITRELLI, 77, wife, Cathy Pitrelli; children, Cathy Lohman, Bill, Pete and Joe Pitrelli; brother, Duke Pitrelli; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren.
JEANIE ANN RICHARDSON, 58.
MARJORIE J. SANDERS, 95, widow of Gene Sanders; son, Steven Sanders; one granddaughter.
JERRY W. SILCOX SR., 73, wife, Sharon Dennison Silcox; children, Jerry Jr., Melissa, Herman, Stacy, Shirley and Caylee Silcox; brothers, Michael, Larry and Paul Silcox; 14 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.
WILLIAM “BILLY” TAYLOR, 41, wife, Renee; children, Bryce and Kendal Taylor; stepdaughters, Jaimie and Tehya Warner; stepfather, Phil Riffey; brother and sister.
VEALIS PHILIP VERMILLION, 81.
PATRICIA ANN BEASLEY WOLFLA, 52.