Obituaries

Robert E. “Bob” Huffer

Robert E. “Bob” Huffer, 85, of Frankfort, passed away on Monday, November 6, 2017 at his home.  He was born July 6, 1932 in Scircleville to Robert E. and Margaret (Rayl) Huffer. On March 22, 1952, Bob married Prilda Stogsdill; she preceded him in death on August 15, 2009.  He was also preceded in death…

Dorothy M. Stewart

Dorothy M. “Dottie” Stewart, 75, of Frankfort, passed away on Tuesday, November 7, 2017, at Franciscan Health East in Lafayette. She was born November 30, 1941, in Bowling Green, OH, to Henry and Marguerite Barleycamp Harman.  She was formerly married to the late James Stewart.  Dottie and her companion, Norman Duckworth, shared 28 years together;…

Donna Reagan

Donna M. Reagan, 79, of Thorntown, passed away on Tuesday, November 7, 2017, at her home. She was born March 12, 1938, in Frankfort, to the late Herbert and Kate Fisher Irons.  On April 25, 1959, Donna married Dan Reagan at Antioch Church; he survives. In 1956, Donna graduated from Jackson High School and then…

Marilyn “Peg” Clark

Marilyn Y. “Peg” Clark, 87, of Flora, passed away on Tuesday, November 7, 2017, at Creasy Springs Health Campus in Lafayette. She was born September 11, 1930, in Delphi, to Chalmer R. “Chad” and Nellie M. Boone Albaugh.  She was formerly married to Donald Brower.  On May 11, 1973, she married Francis B. “Tic” Clark;…

William D. Bratton

William D. Bratton, 84, of Indianapolis and a former Frankfort resident, died at 1:05 p.m. November 6, 2017 at I.U. Health West, Avon, Ind.  Born May 18, 1933 in Frankfort, Ind. to Howard “Jack” & Ruby (Davis) Bratton. He married Deloris Barber on June 5, 1955 and she preceded him in death on March 25,…

Vera Minth

Vera S. Minth, 84, of Frankfort, passed away on Monday, November 6, 2017, at The Springs in Lafayette. She was born August 2, 1933, in Clinton County, to Calvin and Thelma Miller Lashbrook.  On January 11, 1952, Vera married Francis Michael “Frank” Minth Sr.; he passed away on October 21, 2015. Vera graduated from Colfax…

Margaret Lou McEwen

Margaret Lou McEwen, 97, of Frankfort, passed away on Friday, November 3, 2017, at Wesley Manor Retirement Community. She was born June 30, 1920, in Muncie.  Her parents, Ray and Tamar Hopkins Shore, preceded her in death.  On March 10, 1940, Margaret married John C. McEwen; he preceded her in death on September 2, 1981.…

Janet Sue Dixon Fairfield

Janet Sue Dixon Fairfield, 82, of Frankfort, died at 1:36 a.m. November 6, 2017 at her home.  She was born February 25, 1935 in Boyleston, Ind. to Bernard B. Brant & Ella M. (Yeary) Brant Robertson.  Her first marriage was to Donald L. Toney.  She then married Harold M. Dixon on August 9, 1953 and…

Josephine Allen

Josephine Allen, 80, of Flora, passed away on Friday, November 3, 2017 at I.U. Arnett Hospital in Lafayette.  She was born on October 27, 1937, in St. Charles, VA, the daughter of Earl Woodrow Lawson and Virgie M. (Hyden) Lawson.  She married Harold Allen, Jr, on October 28, 1975 in Cutler, IN. She was a…

Robert E. “Shorty” Irwin

Robert E. “Shorty” Irwin, 91, of rural Frankfort died at 4 p.m. November 4, 2017 at Witham Hospital, Lebanon, Ind.  He was born March 26, 1926 in Frankfort to Glenn & Gladys (Kelley) Irwin.  He married Virginia M. Ayres in July of 1952 in Frankfort and she preceded him in death on June 21, 2005.…