Obituaries

Martin “Marty” Dean Unger

Martin “Marty” Dean Unger, 68, of Frankfort, passed away on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at Witham Memorial Hospital in Lebanon. He was born on August 22, 1948 in Frankfort to Martin VanBuren and Wilma Dean (Carter) Unger.  He married Vicki Wagner on November 17, 1968 and she survives. Marty is a lifelong Clinton County resident…

Lena Rickert

Lena Elizabeth Rickert, 98, of Frankfort passed away on Monday, June 26, 2017 in Frankfort.  She was born May 24, 1919 in Cambria to Doyal and Lillie (Herr) Dellinger. Lena graduated Frankfort High School in 1938 and worked at Indiana Brass for over 36 years.  She was a member of St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church…

Laurie Lynne Wilson

Laurie Lynne (Burton) Wilson, 50, of Frankfort, died June 26, 2017 at the home of her daughter in Lafayette, Ind. Born October 14, 1966 in Frankfort, Indiana to James & Eleanor (Wessell) Burton.  Laurie was a 1985 graduate of Frankfort High School and was a lifelong Frankfort resident.  She was a stay at home mother and…

Patricia Ann Dunk

Patricia Ann Dunk, 71, of Frankfort, passed away at her home on Sunday, June 25, 2017. She was born October 15, 1945, in Glasgow, Kentucky, to H.L. and Ethel Walker Matthews.  On April 23, 1998, she married Jeff Dunk; he survives. Ann graduated from Temple Hill High School.  Throughout her life, she worked at Liz’s Diner…

Kenney L. McKinney

Kenney L. McKinney, 50, of Rossville, passed away on Friday, June 23, 2017, at IU Health Arnett Hospital in Lafayette. He was born May 5, 1967, at Clinton County Hospital in Frankfort.  His parents, John R. McKinney Jr. and Shirley Ann Finney Martin, preceded him in death.  On June 20, 2009, he married Cindy R.…

Ronald Lee Cotner

Mr. Ronald Lee “Ron” Cotner, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, June 18th, 2017. Mr. Cotner was born in Logansport, Indiana, on November 8th, 1946, to Albert and Elva Cotner.   During his youth, he also lived in Atlanta, Georgia, Cleveland Ohio, and South Bend, Indiana. He graduated from Indiana State University…

Laurie E. Payne

Laurie E. Payne, 61, of Frankfort passed away on Monday, June 19, 2017 at IU Health in Indianapolis.  She was born June 8, 1956 to Thomas H. and Betty Anne (Smith) Griffis.  She is survived by one son, Kenneth Westerfield of Lebanon. No funeral services are scheduled at this time.  Donations in memory of Laurie may be made…

James R. Affolter

James R. Affolter 80, died Monday June 19, 2017 at the Clinton House in Frankfort, IN. He was born on August 6, 1936 in New Philadelphia, Ohio to Homer Ronald Affolter and Olive (Metzger) Affolter. He married Hazel D. (Scott) Gunter on July 2, 1974 and she preceded him in death on September 2, 2016.…

Bonita Renee “Bonnie” Merritt

Bonita Renee “Bonnie” Merritt, 46, of Frankfort passed away on Sunday, June 18, 2017 at Wesley Manor. She was born July 7, 1970 in Frankfort to Dennis Merritt and Peggy (Pippenger) Grant.   A 1988 graduate of Frankfort High School, Bonnie worked at the Sugar Shack and bowling alley in Frankfort and most recently at…

Constance J. Morgan Sands

Constance J. Morgan Sands 84, Former Frankfort Indiana resident, died Saturday June 17, 2017 at her home in Huntington, IN.  Her family was with her at the time of her passing.  She was born on October 5, 1932 in Huntington, Huntington County, IN to F. George Garrison and Gladys E. (Tucker) Garrison Payne.  She married…