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Gladys Eller

Gladys Marie Eller, 95, a lifelong resident of Carroll County and the Pyrmont area, passed away Monday, September 21, 2020 at her granddaughter’s home. She was born in Pyrmont on February 4, 1925 to Clyde and Leona (Mellinger) Miller.  She married Ralph Maurice Eller on November 11, 1944; he preceded her in death on January…

Billy Dewayne Perkins

Billy Dewayne Perkins, 42, of Frankfort, passed away on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at I.U. Health Arnett, Lafayette.  He was born in Somerset, KY on February 16, 1978 to Billy and Rita (Perkins) Tomlinson. Billy achieved his GED and was a self-employed carpenter his entire adult life. Billy is survived by his mother; sons, Trenton,…

Roger Browning

Roger K. Browning, 59, of Frankfort, passed away on Sunday, September 13, 2020 at Witham Hospital in Lebanon.  He was born in Lawrenceville, IL on August 21, 1961 to Carl Kendrick and Crystal Colleen (Singer) Browning. Roger is survived by his longtime companion, Kathy McGibbon of Frankfort and sisters, Kendra Parsons of Lafayette and Marsha…

Rodney “Boomer” Smith

Rodney Schirra “Boomer” Smith, Jr., 33, of Frankfort, passed away on Thursday, September 17, 2020 at home.  He was born in Frankfort on May 25, 1987 to Rodney Schirra and Teresa Lynn (Isenberg) Smith. Boomer graduated from Frankfort Senior High School in 2005.  He spent most of his life in Frankfort and Florida.  He worked…

Randy Niemann

Randy Rhea Niemann, 34, formerly of Frankfort, passed away September 13, 2020 in Savannah, GA. He was born November 8, 1985 in Lafayette, Ind. to Donald R. and Diane (Ely) Niemann. Randy graduated from Frankfort High School in 2004 where he was a member of the swim team, was a local lifeguard and worked in…

Paul D. Robbins

Paul D. Robbins, 71, of Frankfort, passed away unexpectedly, on September 13, 2020 at his residence.  He was born in Frankfort, on December 11, 1948, to Arthur “Bud” and Opal (Swaby) Robbins. He married Rebecca “Becky” Walker on August 12, 1972 at the First Christian Church in Frankfort; she survives. Paul was a 1966 graduate…

Dean Isaacs

Dean Albert Isaacs, of Logansport, passed away September 12, 2020 at his home.  He was born March 23, 1932 in Flora to Asa and Ruth (Hanna) Isaacs.  Although he was born in Carroll County, he lived in Cass County since 1953.  He married Malinda Margaret Williams on October 13, 1973; she survives. Dean graduated in…

Sarah Emmaline Staley

Sarah Emmaline Staley, 85, formerly of Frankfort, passed away September 12, 2020 at her daughter’s home in Kempton.  She was born December 23, 1934 in Scottsburg, IN. to Irwin A. and Edna V. (Reed) Payne.  She married William C. Staley on November 12, 1993; he passed away on December 9, 1998. Sarah retired in 1998…

Penny Cooper

Penny Sue Cooper, 61, a life-long resident of Rossville, passed away Wednesday, September 9, 2020, at her residence while surrounded by her family.  She was born October 11, 1958, in Lafayette, to Ernest and Rita (Holzman) Phillips.  She married Britt Cooper on March 31, 2007; he survives. Penny graduated from Rossville Senior High School in…

Donald “Dean” Rusk

Donald “Dean” Rusk, 87, of rural Colfax, passed away on September 5, 2020 at IU Arnett Hospital in Lafayette.  He was born in Clarks Hill, on November 8, 1932 to Ray L. and Edna (Walker) Rusk. He married Joanne E. Williams on July 8, 1956 at the Colfax United Methodist Church; she survives. Dean was…