Marion County,       Indiana Obituaries


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NAME:  Harold BIGBEE
DEATH DATE: November 17, 1986
DEATH PLACE: Methodist Hospital
WHERE BURIED: New Crown Cemetery in Indianapolis.
SURVIVORS: One son; Robert T. BIGBEE, one daughter; Mary K. HAMILTON, three sisters; Ida CORDEN, Zelma RICHARDSON, and Margaret HARRIS, and a host of Grandchildren, Great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
OTHER INFO: Mr. Harold Edward Bigbee, Sr., was born June 12, 1912, the son of Johnson and Mary Bell (BLAKEMORE) BIGBEE in Springfield, Tennessee. He lived in the city of his birth until early adulthood. Harold was employed with the Allison Division of General Motors for 16 years, retired in 1977. He was united in Holy Matrimony to Gladys BIGBEE, who preceded him in death.
SOURCE: Funeral Program - Boatright Funeral Home Saturday, November 22, 1986
SUBMITTER:
D. A. Blakemore 


NAME: Martha ELDRIDGE
DEATH DATE: October, 05, 1945
DEATH PLACE: Indianapolis, IN
WHERE BURIED: New Crown Cemetery
SURVIVORS: Sisters: Mary Fletcher, Christena Leaman, and Fannie Gibson, Brothers: George, Edward, and Clury Eldridge
SOURCE: Obituary Indianapolis Star, and News article about hit and run
SUBMITTER:  Brenda Elliott, Step-granddaughter


NAME: Elvatus Oliver GOUGH
DEATH DATE: 13 September 1967
DEATH PLACE: Central State Hospital, Indianapolis, IN
WHERE BURIED: Floral Park Cementary Association, Inc., 3659 Cossell Rd., Indianapolis, IN 46222 (317) 241-9311
SURVIVORS: Grandaughter: Roxanne D. GOUGH-VARGO & grandson: Frederick M. GOUGH
OTHER INFO: Mr. Elvatus GOUGH was born on the 3rd of January, 1900. His father was George A. GOUGH and mother was Laura L. ADAMS. He was married to Jeanette HAWLEY on the 28th day of Setember, 1918. They had two known sons: Oliver Eugene (08/26/1926 - 04/13/1929) and Melvin Orlando GOUGH. Elvatus was a night foreman for Chevorlet. He was struck in the head by a slab of steel which is why he ended up in Central State due to head injury. He was in the Mason's Blue Lodge & Shriner Scottist Rite.
SOURCE: Death certificate, Marriage License and Melvin's reaccountments.
SUBMITTER: Roxanne D. (Gough) Vargo (grandaughter)


NAME: Jeannette (HAWLEY) GOUGH
DEATH DATE: 17 February 1983
DEATH PLACE: Northwest Manor Nursing Home, Indianapolis, IN
WHERE BURIED: Floral Park Cemetery, 3659 Cossell Rd., Indianapolis, IN 46222 (317) 241-9311
SURVIVORS: Son: Melvin Orlando GOUGH, Grandaughter: Roxanne D. GOUGH-VARGO & grandson: Frederick M. GOUGH
OTHER INFO: Born on 08/12/1903. Married Elvetus Oliver Gough on 09/28/1918 in Marion County, Indianapolis, IN. They had two known sons: Melvin Orlando (09/14/1921-living) and Oliver Eugene (08/26/1926-04/13/1929). Jeannette's father was Fredrick HAWLEY, mother was Dora CLIFTON.
SOURCE: Death Certificate, Marriage License, and son’s recollection
SUBMITTER: Roxanne D. (Gough) Vargo  


NAME: Dora (CLIFTON) HAWLEY
DEATH DATE: 12 June 1957
DEATH PLACE: Central State Hospital, Marion County, Indianapolis, IN
WHERE BURIED: Floral Park Cemetery, 3659 Cossell Rd., Indianapolis, IN 46222 (317) 241-9311
SURVIVORS: Grandson, Melvin Orlando GOUGH; great granddaughter, Roxanne D. (GOUGH) VARGO; and great grandson, Frederick Melvin GOUGH.
OTHER INFO: Dora was born on 01/07/1878. She was a housewife. She married Fredrick HAWLEY on 10/19/1894. They had 5 known children: Grace, Nonie, Orlando, Hazel Helen, and Jeannette. Her father was Nelson CLIFTON, mother was Elizabeth ROSE.
SOURCE: Death Certificate & grandson's memory
SUBMITTER: Roxanne D. (Gough) Vargo  


NAME: Mrs. Margaret Ann HULS
DEATH DATE: 30 May 1938
DEATH PLACE: 515 E. 13th St., Indianapolis, Marion Co., IN
WHERE BURIED: does not specify; services held in North Side Church of God
SURVIVORS: Daughters, Mrs. Jean Hinman and Mrs. Grace Hensley of Indianapolis; sons, Albert Huls of Morgantown and Joseph Huls of Brownsburg; 17 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
OTHER INFO: Died at age 88 yrs., resided in Indianapolis for 38 years.
Her husband, Charles Francis HULS, died 10 years ago. Mrs. Huls was born in Crawford Co., IL, a daughter of James and Jane (NEVITT) BROWNING.
SOURCE: Unknown newspaper clipping (original) dated Sunday, 5 Jun 1938.
SUBMITTER: Patti (Browning) Strickler


NAME:  Eva Fern (WORMAN) KIDD
DEATH DATE: 10 July 1957
DEATH PLACE: Methodist Hospital 
WHERE BURIED:  Crown Hill Cemetery
SURVIVORS: One daughter, Mrs Edward KINDLER of Indianapolis; a son, Earl W. KIDD of Indianapolis; one brother, Carl WORMAN of Spencer, and five grandchildren.
OTHER INFO: Eva  was born at Southport, lived at 1416 Fletcher Avenue, Indianapolis resident for 38 years, member of the Evangelical United Brethren Church, the Silent Workers Calendar Club and the Everready Club of the church. Her services were held in J. C. Wilson Chapel of the Chimes.
SOURCE: Obituary (newspaper unknown)
SUBMITTER: Gene Kindler  


NAME: Earl R. KINDLER, Lt.
DEATH DATE: 12 August 1944
DEATH PLACE: France
WHERE BURIED: Elizabeth National Cemetery, New Albany
SURVIVORS: Mother, Mrs. Mary C. KINDLER, Knightstown; a brother Edward George KINDLER, Indianapolis; two sisters, Mrs. Edith K. WOOD, Knightstown, and Mrs. Alberta BIGELOW, Indianapolis; three nephews and a niece.
OTHER INFO: Earl R. KINDLER was born in Indianapolis, lived most of his life in Knightstown, attended Indiana University, employed four years at the Soldiers and Sailors Orphans Home at Knightstown, member of the Ben Davis Christian Church, the Greenfield I.O.O.F. Lodge and the American Legion, entered service, a member of the 83rd Armored Battalion, 3d Armored Division, Earl was 30 years old when he died in France of wounds suffered August 9, 1944.
SOURCE: Obituary (newspaper unknown)
SUBMITTER: Gene Kindler


NAME: Edward George KINDLER
DEATH DATE: 16 February 1982
DEATH PLACE: Community Hospital, Indianapolis
WHERE BURIED: Glenn Cove Cemetery
SURVIVORS:  Wife, Delma Jemetta (KIDD) KINDLER, Indianapolis; one son Gene KINDLER, Knightstown; one sister, Mrs. Alberta BIGELOW, Indianapolis; four grandchildren, three greatgrandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
OTHER INFO: Born Oct. 21, 1910, in Indianapolis to Herman and Mary (WILLIAMS) KINDLER, was a bank clerk for 40 years, retired from Indiana National Bank in 1975, member of the Marion Masonic Lodge, F&AM at Indianapolis, served with the U.S. Army, a veteran of World War II. He was preceded in death by one brother, Earl, and one sister Edith WOOD, both of Knightstown.
SOURCE: Obituary (newspaper unknown)
SUBMITTER: Gene Kindler 


NAME: Delma J. KINDLER
DEATH DATE: 1 Oct. 1982
DEATH PLACE: Community Hospital, Indianapolis
WHERE BURIED: Glenn Cove Cemetery, Knightstown.
SURVIVORS: Son, Gene KINDLER of Knightstown; four grandchildren; four great grandchildren.
OTHER INFO: Born 31 October 1909, in Owen County, the daughter of Henry Washington and Eva (WORMAN) KIDD. She was married to Edward George KINDLER who preceded her in death 16 February 1982.
SOURCE: Obituary (newspaper unknown)
SUBMITTER: Gene Kindler 


NAME: Sylvia Catherine (TRAYLOR) ROGERS
DEATH DATE: October, 07, 1938
DEATH PLACE: Indianapolis, IN
WHERE BURIED: New Crown Cemetery
SURVIVORS: Husband Virgil Rogers
OTHER INFO: Mother of Margaret, Billy, John, Lucille, Leory, Nancy and Martha.
SOURCE: Obituary, Indianapolis Star, Death Certificate
SUBMITTERBrenda Elliott, granddaughter


NAME: Virgil RODGERS
DEATH DATE: October 05, 1945
DEATH PLACE: Indianapolis, IN
WHERE BURIED: New Crown Cemetery
SURVIVORS: Andrew, Billy, a MIA WWII; John, Leroy, Mrs Lillian Morning, Mrs. Margaret Roberts, Lucille and Martha. Brothers: Buford and Jerry Rodgers, sisters: Mrs Emma Craver and Mrs Mary Parsley
OTHER INFO: Virgil and 3rd wife Martha Eldridge were hit by car and died, daughter Martha survived the accident.
SOURCE: Obituary Indianapolis Star, Newsarticle about hit-run, Death Certificate
SUBMITTER: Brenda Elliott, granddaughter


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