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Brenda L. Creasy
Sunday, 15 January 2017 19:31

November 8, 1949 to January 15, 2017

WINAMAC - Brenda L. Creasy, 67, of Winamac passed away at 7:31 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 15, at St. Elizabeth East, Lafayette.

She was born Nov. 8, 1949 in Cincinnati to the late Clarence and Etta Lynch Tirey. On Sept. 14, 1968 she married Richard L. Creasy, in East St. Louis, IL. He survives.

Also surviving are: 
Sandy (Gary) Brown, Culver, Daughter 
Michael (Dana) Creasy, Winamac, Son 
4 Grandkids: Joshua, Tasha, Austin and Dalton 
3 Great Grandkids: Landen, Brycen and Bella 
Phyllis (Wayne) Hudson, Tyner, KY, Sister 
Lana Tirey, Annville, KY, Sister 
Dallis (Tammy) Tirey, Winamac, Brother 
Tammy (Donnie) Cavins, Annville, KY, Sister 
Several Nieces and Nephews

Preceded in death by: 
Hobert and Grace James Creasy, Father-in-law and Mother-in-law

Mrs. Creasy was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church, Winamac. She enjoyed crafting and shopping. She was a proud homemaker - a loving wife, mom, grandma, and great grandma. She will be sadly missed.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 18, at Frain Mortuary, Winamac. The funeral service will be at 11 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 19, at the funeral home with Pastor David Norris officiating. Burial will be at McKinley Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Winamac.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Lung Association.

Online condolences may be offered in the guestbook at www.frainmortuary.com

 
Beverly Odom
Wednesday, 11 January 2017 02:38

May 15, 1931 to January 11, 2017

FRANCESVILLE - Beverly Odom, 85, of Francesville, passed away at 2:38 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 11, at White Oak Health Campus, Monticello.

She was born May 15, 1931 in Monon, to the late William and Mabel Ren Long. She graduated from Francesville High School. She married Max Odom on May 29, 1949 at Monon Chapel Church.

She was the mother of four children, three of whom survive, Gregory (Christine) Odom; William (Shereen) Odom; and Leesa (Michael) Gayer. Also surviving are eight grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren, as well as her brother, Bill Long.

She was preceded in death by her infant son, Kevin Max Odom; an infant granddaughter, Autumn Dawn Skalon; and her siblings, Mary Pratt, Perry Long, Dorothy Westerhouse and Ruth Erb.

Mrs. Odom was baptized at the Monon Chapel Church and had formerly attended the Independence Methodist Church at Gillam Township and the Francesville Methodist Church. She was a member of the Francesville American Legion Ladies Auxiliary. She enjoyed fishing, reading, playing cards, and doing puzzle books. She was a proud homemaker - a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister - who will be dearly missed.

Mrs. Odom's wishes were to be cremated and for her family to gather for a private family burial which will be at Roseland Cemetery, Francesville.

Memorial donations may be given to the Independence Church c/o Independence Property Management Center, Inc.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht Chapel, Francesville.

Online condolences may be offered in the guestbook at www.frainmortuary.com

 
Clayton R. Davis
Monday, 09 January 2017 00:00

September 28, 2015 to January 9, 2017

WINAMAC - Infant Clayton Robert Davis, 15 months, of Winamac passed away unexpectedly Monday, Jan. 9, at Riley Hospital for Children, Indianapolis.

He was born Sept. 28, 2015 in Winamac.

He is survived by his parents, Brandon and Kimberly Fritz Davis of Winamac and his siblings, Gavin Taylor, Brandon Davis Jr., and Kendra Davis, at home.

Also surviving are his maternal grandmother, Rowena (Ken) Back of Enterprise, MS; paternal grandmother, Melissa Lamb of Winamac; maternal great-grandmother, Betty Cooper of Kokomo, and paternal great-grandmother, Phyllis Chambers of Middletown, OH; aunts and uncles, Jennifer and Jason Mosley, and Ashley and Tim Davis Jr.; as well as many other extended family members.

He was preceded in death by: maternal grandfather, Robert Fritz and paternal grandfather, Timothy Davis.

The family noted that "although he was only with us for a short time, Clayton brought us a lot of joy and was the happiest baby. His precious smile will be sadly missed by everyone."

Visitation will be from 1 to 3 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 14, at Frain Mortuary, Winamac. The funeral service will follow at 3 p.m., at the funeral home with Pastor David Norris officiating. Burial will be at Idle Cemetery, Winamac.

Memorial donations may be made to Riley Hospital for Children or Calvary Baptist Church.

Online condolences may be offered in the guestbook at www.fraimortuary.com

 
LeRoy Collis
Sunday, 08 January 2017 00:00

October 12, 1950 to January 8, 2017

MEDARYVILLE - LeRoy Collis, 66, of Summersville, Ky. (formerly of Fennville, Mich.) passed away at his home Sunday, Jan. 8.

He was born Oct. 12, 1950 to Walter and Geneva Randolph Collis.

He is survived by: 
Brian (Wendy Hogan) Collis, Monticello, Son 
Eric Collis, Sturgis, Michigan, Son 
Rodney Collis, Monticello, Son 
Amanda (Jason Irvine) Collis, Hillsdale, Mich., Daughter 
9 Grandchildren: Damien, McKenzie, Brianna, Kegan, Kirsten, Leah, Lindsey, Anna, and Kyanna.
Geneva Randolph Collis, Pullman, Mich., Mother 
Teresa Martin, Pullman, Mich., Sister 
Walter "Junior" Collis, Saugatuck, Mich., Brother 
George Sumerix, Pullman, Mich., Brother-in-law 
Several Nieces and Nephews

Preceded In death by: 
Walter Collis, Father 
Ann Marie Collis, Daughter 
Kathy Mullins, Former Spouse 
Judy Sumerix, Sister 
Loretta (Clifford) Mullins, Sister

Mr. Collis served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He was retired from Clarion Technologies in South Haven, Mich.He enjoyed restoring old cars and trucks. He enjoyed spending the last few years of his life at his home in Kentucky. He was a loving father and grandfather who especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. He will be sadly missed.

Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the church. The funeral service will be at 3 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 18, at Goodway Baptist Church, Medaryville. Burial will be at Goodway Cemetery, Medaryville. The American Legion will conduct military graveside services.

Memorial donations may be made to the funeral home to assist the family with funeral expenses.

Online Condolences may be offered in the guestbook at www.frainmortuary.com.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht Chapel in Medaryville.

 
Franklin J. Bortkiewicz
Friday, 06 January 2017 00:00

November 25, 1942 to January 6, 2017

MEDARYVILLE - Franklin J. "Frank" Bortkiewicz, 74, of Medaryville, passed away at his home Friday, Jan. 6.

He was born Nov. 25, 1942 in Chicago.

Survivors include: daughter Rachelle R. Bortkiewicz, son Brian J. (Stacey) Bortkiewicz, granddaughter Sophia L. Bortkiewicz, brother Anton Bortkiewicz, and sister Renee Knapp.

Preceded in death by: parents Herman and Stella Bortkiewicz, and wife Barbara Sallee Bortkiewicz.

A private burial with military honors will be at Oak Grove Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Rensselaer.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Legion.

Arrangements were handled by Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht Chapel, Medaryville. 

 
Nona Malchow-Orr
Thursday, 05 January 2017 03:18

September 9, 1934 to January 5, 2017

FRANCESVILLE - Nona Lee Malchow-Orr, 82, of Francesville passed away at 3:18 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 5, at Creasy Springs Health Campus, Lafayette.

She was born Sept. 9, 1934 in rural White County to the late Robert G. and Mildred Musall. 

Survivors include four children, Robert Malchow, Rodney (Karen) Malchow, Nona Hollenbaugh, and Gina Leman; brother, Ralph Musall; sisters, Dixie Geisler and Doris Piercy; sister-in-law, Erma Musall; former husband Ellsworth Leroy Malchow; 17 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren; and several other extended family members.

She is preceded in death by brothers, William Musall and Jim (Virginia) Musall; sister, Betty Stillwell and brothers-in-law Marvin Piercy and Doyle Geisler. 

Mrs. Malchow-Orr graduated from Royal Center High School in 1952 and completed cosmetology school. She owned and operated a beauty salon, as well as Nona's Drive-In in Francesville. Over the years, she worked as a Mary Kay consultant and a bookkeeper for several local businesses. She was a talented homemaker and artisan who was skilled in painting, making costumes, cake decorating, sewing, baking, and cooking. She enjoyed outdoor activities, including gardening, mowing, canoeing and fishing. She was active in the community as a member of the Red Hat Society and Francesville Fall Festival Committee. She was an avid supporter of local fine arts programs. She was a devoted member of the Francesville First Christian Church. She was a selfless, loving, accepting, and kind wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother; who knew no strangers. She enjoyed traveling, laughing, singing, dancing and making the most out of life. Nona's lasting words to her family, Live each day, enjoy it ... make memories.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m., Monday, Jan. 9, at Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht Chapel, Francesville. The funeral service will be at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 10, at the funeral home with Pastor James Ketchen officiating. Burial will be at Roseland Cemetery, Francesville.

Memorial donations may be made to the family c/o Rodney Malchow to assist the Creasy Springs Dementia unit with specific needs. Envelopes will be provided at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be offered in the guestbook at www.frainmortuary.com.

 
Robert M. Lewark Sr.
Thursday, 05 January 2017 02:00

July 19, 1954 to January 5, 2017

FRANCESVILLE - Robert M. "Bob" Lewark, Sr., 62, of Francesville (formerly of Medaryville) passed away at 2 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 5, at his home.

He was born July 19, 1954 in Winamac to the late Leslie S. Sr. and Leona Mae Archer Lewark. He was a 1972 graduate of West Central High School.

He is survived by: 
Robert M. "Bobby" (Brandi) Lewark, Jr., Francesville, Son 
Jeffery S. "Jeff" Lewark, Francesville, Son 
3 Grandchildren: Alex, Carter, and Makiah 
Louise Pfledderer, Francesville, Sister 
Bruce (Pam) Lewark, Monticello, Brother 
Charles Lewark, Idaville, Brother 
Several Nieces and Nephews 
Janet Benson, Francesville, Friend

Preceded in death by: 
Joe Lewark, Brother 
Wilbur Lewark, Brother 
William Lewark, Brother 
Norma Jean Bailey, Sister 
Leslie S. Lewark, Jr., Brother 
Fred Lewark, Infant Brother

Mr. Lewark was retired from Ball Corporation in Monticello where he worked for 20 years. He attended Pleasant Ridge Bible Church, Francesville.He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and trapping as well as cook-outs. He loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He will be greatly missed.

Visitation will be from 2 to 6 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 8, at Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht Chapel, Francesville. The funeral service will be at 11 a.m., Monday, Jan. 9, at the funeral home with Rev. Leonard Allen and Pastor Larry Fugett officiating. Burial will be at Independence Cemetery, Medaryville.

Memorial donations may be made to the family c/o Robert Lewark, Jr.

Online condolences may be offered in the guestbook at www.frainmortuary.com

 
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