Obituaries

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…

Charles A. Neal

Charles Allan Neal, 69, of Greensburg, Indiana died on September 12, 2020 at home after being sick for several months. He was born on June 26, 1951 to James F. and Caryl (Grice) Neal in Frankfort, Indiana. His mother preceded in death in 1997. Charles married Barbara Lynn Colson on September 19, 1971 at the…

Donald Lee “Doc” Riley

Donald Lee “Doc” Riley, 81, of Lafayette, Ind., died September 11, 2020 at Aperion Health, Frankfort, Ind.   He was born March 26, 1939 in Lafayette, Ind. to Donald and Hazel (Winneger) Riley. Doc attended Lafayette Jefferson High School, and attended Purdue University, Indiana University and Arizona State University.  He worked in the hospitality industry and…

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…

John R. Gray Jr.

John R. Gray, Jr., 68, of Frankfort, Indiana, died on September 6, 2020 at I.U. Health Arnett Hospital in Lafayette, Ind.  He was born on February 4, 1952 in Orlando, Florida to John R. Gray III and Frances N. (Jenkins) Gray.  He married Linda Manning on April 9, 1970 in Vincennes, Ind. and she survives. John was…

Warren G. Leonard

Warren G. Leonard died on September 5, 2020 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Lafayette, Indiana.  He was born July 19, 1937 in Rensselaer, Indiana to Floyd and Esther Leonard. He graduated from Frankfort High School in 1955 and in 1956 he enlisted the United States Marine Corp. where he served for 6 years.  Afterwards, he…

Jerry Devon Maish

Jerry Devon Maish, 63, of rural Frankfort, died September 6, 2020 at his home.  He was born June 6, 1957 in Frankfort, IN to Bernard & Carrie (Anderson) Maish.  He is survived by his wife, of 23 years, Judy Maish. Jerry was a 1975 graduate of Clinton Prairie High School.  He had lived in Indianapolis…

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…