Obituaries

Linda Graves

Linda Graves, 67, of Frankfort, passed away Thursday, September 3, 2020 at Mulberry Health and Retirement in Mulberry. She was born in Lafayette on July 21, 1953 to Virgil and Virgie (Idle) Irmeger.  She married Billy Graves on August 4, 1973; he survives. Linda had worked for Milner’s Nursing Home in Rossville for 26 years…

Anna D. Shupe

Anna D. Shupe, 93, of Frankfort, died at 4:25 p.m. September 3, 2020 at I.U. Arnett Hospital.  She was born January 12, 1927 in Middletown, PA to Francis & Estelle (Gerber) Douglass.  She married Kay Shupe and he preceded her in death. Anna received her Bachelors degree from Westchester College in PA and her Masters…

Nina “Pauline” Cragun

Nina “Pauline” Cragun, 105, was born in Frankfort, Indiana June 9, 1915 to Guy and Bertha (Stewart) Pletch.  She went home to be with The Lord on September 3, 2020 in her home on the family farm where she grew up and lived nearly all of her life.  She was preceded in death by her…

Barry Daniel Michael

Barry Daniel Michael, 76, of rural Frankfort, passed away on September 2, 2020 at his residence.  He was born in Frankfort, on June 2, 1944 to Bernard Eugene and Kathleen (Dorsey) Michael; his mother survives. Barry’s first marriage was to Marilyn Faye Shouse; they later divorced. His second marriage was to Linda Anne Hopkins, on…

Orville G. Metzger, Jr.

Orville G. Metzger, Jr., 80, of Rossville, passed away September 2, 2020 at IU Health Arnett in Lafayette.  He was born March 8, 1940 in Carroll County to Orville and Alice Mae (Martin) Metzger.  He married Laura Fry on January 30, 1966; she survives. Orville graduated from Rossville High School in 1958.  He worked for…

Delmer Shelton

Delmer Shelton, 87, of Frankfort, passed away August 30, 2020 at Aperion Care in Frankfort, Indiana.  He was born on October 23, 1932 in Hidalgo, Kentucky to Martie and Sarah (Hicks) Shelton. Delmer worked for Hinshaw Roofing for 10 years and Bartlett Tree Service for a number of years.  He was a member of the…

Gerald E. “Poppie” Boyer

Gerald E. “Poppie” Boyer, 91, of Frankfort, Ind., died September 1, 2020 at the home of his daughter.  He was born May 13, 1929 in Clinton County to Ora Earl & Evia (Wood) Boyer.  He married Betty M. Tinkle on February 2, 1955 and she preceded him in death on January 25, 2005. Poppie attended…

Julia May Hooker

Julia May Hooker, 92, of Frankfort, Ind., died September 1, 2020 at Aperion Care in Frankfort.  She was born on May 12, 1928 in Clinton County to George E. and Frances Bernice (Redman) McCune.  She married W. Woodrow Hooker on April 3, 1954 in Clinton County and he preceded her in February 18, 1994. Julia…

Judith Ann Johnson

Judith Ann (Groover) Herring Johnson, age 79, passed away peacefully on August 28, 2020, in her home at Mulberry, Ind.  She suffered from a rare cancer, plasma cell leukemia, that was diagnosed just a little more than a week before her passing.  She expressed that she had been blessed during her life, and her death…

Robert “Rob” Gascho

Robert (Rob) Gascho, 82, a lifetime resident of Mulberry, Indiana, died on August 28, 2020.  He was a 1957 graduate of Mulberry High School, an Air Force veteran, and a master plumber.  He was past master of Mulberry Masonic Lodge where he was a 50-year member.  He also contributed his time and talents unselfishly, as…