Obituaries

Marianne Davis

Marianne Davis, 88, of Frankfort, died January 24, 2021 at I.U. Arnett Hospital, Lafayette, Ind.  She was born March 11, 1932 in Indianapolis, Ind. to Cecil & Wilma (Strong) Young.  She married Robert L. Davis on September 14, 1950 in Frankfort and he preceded her in death on September 15, 2019. Marianne was a 1950…

Robert C. Bales

Robert C. Bales, passed away January 26, 2021, peacefully with his family by his side, from complications from Bulbar ALS. Husband to Teresa (Thacker) Bales. Born February 25, 1963 in Frankfort to Grover and Margorie (Taylor) Bales. He married the love of his life Teresa Thacker on October 16,2004. He was employed by Frito lay…

Christine Puckett

Christine Gray Puckett, age 73, of the Rossville community, went to be with the Lord on January 22, 2021 at IU Health Frankfort. Christine was born April 6, 1947 to Leon and Thelma (Wainscott) Gray. Her father preceded her in death. Christine was a 1965 graduate of Rossville High School. She received a Bachelor’s Degree…

Michael Helmberger Jr.

Michael Helmberger Jr., 95, of rural Frankfort, died January 22, 2021 at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis, Ind.  He was born March 1, 1925 in Clinton County, Ind. to Michael John & Bessie Gale (Bates) Helmberger.  He married Phyllis Decker in 1947 and she preceded him in death on December 26, 1971.  He then married Mary…

Lottie Elizabeth Smith

Lottie Elizabeth (Aldridge) Smith, 60, of Frankfort passed away January 20, 2021 at IU Arnett Hospital in Lafayette, Ind.  She was born on September 27, 1960 in Lafayette to Frank and Beverly (Brown) Aldridge and raised by her grandparents. Lottie was a 1981 graduate of Crawfordsville High School.  She worked and volunteered at the Salvation…

Darrell Morlan

Darrell Ellis Morlan, 96, of Frankfort, passed away on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at Wesley Manor. He was born in Bourbon, Indiana on May 16, 1924 to Clarence O. and Nellie Mae (Ellis) Morlan. He married Eleanor Grace Grossman on July 24, 1949; she preceded him in death on May 18, 2020. Darrell graduated from…

Rex Allen Robb

Rex Allen Robb, 59, of Frankfort, died at 11:50 p.m. January 19, 2021 at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis, Ind., after a battle with pancreatic cancer.  He was born October 15, 1961 in Rushville, Ind., to Robert LeRoy & Sonia Ella (Tanner) Robb.  He married Norene Louise Grammer on October 4, 1987 and she survives. Rex…

Jerry D. Heimbach

Jerry D. Heimbach, 81, of Frankfort, died January 20, 2021 at Witham Hospital, Lebanon, Ind.  He was born August 8, 1939 in Frankfort, Ind. to Paul L. & Audra L. (McQuern) Heimbach.  He married Sharon Kay Gumm on September 4, 1959 and she preceded him in death on October 19, 2017. Jerry was a Union…

Jeffrey R. Dieterle

Jeffrey R. Dieterle, 70, of Delphi, passed away unexpectedly on Monday-January 18, 2021 at 12:55 p.m. at IU Health Arnett Hospital ER in Lafayette. He was born November 26, 1950 in Frankfort, to the late John & Mary Clendenning Dieterle. His marriage was to Devonna K. Cunningham Castle in Frankfort, on April 8, 1989, and…

Sharon Kay Redman

Sharon Kay Redman, 81, passed away peacefully at home in Kokomo, IN on January 19, 2021 after a courageous battle with cancer. Sharon was born April 25, 1939 at home near Terhune, IN to Russell and Gertrude (Campbell) Wallace. She was the oldest of three daughters. She graduated from high school in 1957.  On December…