Obituaries

Evelyn Gillum Whipple

Evelyn Whipple, 74, passed away on Saturday, November 16, 2019, at her home in West Lafayette.  She was born February 27, 1945, in Garden City, Kansas, to Simon Albert and Lois Aleta (Sheldon) Gillum.  Evelyn enjoyed a 30 year career as an LPN and loved taking care of people.  It was her passion in life.…

Blake A. Skiles

Blake A. Skiles 56, of Indianapolis and a former Frankfort resident, passed away on November 16, 2019 at Abbie Hunt Bryce Home in Indianapolis after a brief stay.  Blake was born on December 3, 1962 to Herman & Jeralyn (Williams) Skiles. After graduation in 1985 he worked in the Accounting and Computer Industries.  Blake was a…

Donald Wallace

Donald Lee Wallace, 71, of Rossville, passed away, Saturday, November 16, 2019 at IU Health Arnett in Lafayette.  He was born August 24, 1948 in Hickory, NC to Marion Padgett Wallace and Geraldine (Stowe) Wallace-Perry.  He was a 1966 graduate of East Tipp High School and served his Electrical Apprenticeship through IBEW Local 668 in…

Kathryn Brooke (Coomer) Hoistion

Kathryn Brooke (Coomer) Hoistion, 30, of Frankfort, died at 1:25 p.m. November 17, 2019. She was born July 12, 1989 in Lafayette, Ind., to Jeff & Kathleen (Skehan) Coomer.  She married Matthew Hoistion on June 20, 2012 in Frankfort and he survives. Brooke was a 2008 graduate of Frankfort High School.  She attended IPFW, IUK and…

Gary Dean Brooks

Gary Dean Brooks of Frankfort, Indiana passed away on Friday, November 15, 2019 at Aperion Care in Frankfort. He was born April 14th, 1947 in Williamsport, Indiana to Harley Gale And Audrey Irene (Manus) Brooks. As a young man, he was employed at Harrison Steele in Attica Indiana. He enjoyed traveling and lived like a…

Joy L. Wolf

Joy L. Wolf, 74, of Rossville, passed away on Thursday, November 14, 2019, at Mulberry Health.  She was born August 30, 1945, in Claypool, to Walter Leon and Tressie Amelia (Yoder) Blocher Sr.  On June 29, 1990, Joy married David E. Wolf; he survives. She had attended Silver Lake High School and later received her…

Micky Holmberg

Micky Holmberg was born November 1, 1935 and passed away peacefully at her son’s home on November 13, 2019. She will be missed by family and friends.  Micky was born Mona Louise Hoyer but from an early age has been Micky to everyone she knew.  She grew up in Evanston, IL and spent many fun…

Joanna McAhren

Joanna Horlacher McAhren, born January 11, 1932 in Clinton County, Indiana, passed away at her home in Chesterfield, Missouri, on Tuesday, November 5, 2019, while in hospice care.  She was eighty-seven years old. Joanna was the daughter of David B. Horlacher and Alta McCombs Horlacher of Frankfort, IN and the sister of Evelyn Horlacher Mahin…

Daniel Adrian Olivas

Daniel Adrian Olivas, 15, of Frankfort passed away Sunday, November 10, 2019 in his home surrounded by family.  He was born March 12, 2004 in Frankfort to Roberto and Rosa (Chavez) Olivas. Daniel attended Frankfort Sr. High School and was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church.  He loved Legos, Harry Potter, Jazz music, playing…

Leland R. Henry

Leland Ray Henry, 77, of Kirklin, Ind., died November 7, 2019 at Witham Hospital, Lebanon.  He was born July 10, 1942 in Noblesville, Ind. to Ray & Freda (Peters) Henry.  He married Judy Davison on July 27, 1963 and she survives.  Leland was a 1960 graduate of Clinton Central High School.  He was in the hog…