These local obituaries are published in the May 6 edition: Ralph W. Cassity, Patrick J. Codner, Brian J. Hensley, Fairy E. ‘Mimi’ Johnson, Wanda D. Whitaker



Ralph W. Cassity

Dec. 9, 1930 - May 4, 2009

KOKOMO — Ralph W. Cassity, 78, Kokomo, died May 4, 2009, at Howard County Regional Health System.

He retired from Delco Remy in 1993 after 30 years of service.

Survivors include his daughter, Janet (Jack) Schimmel; and three sons, James (Debra) Cassity, Bradley (Christine) Cassity, and Jerry ( Diana) Cassity.

Service 2 p.m. Friday at Dunnichay Funeral Home, Elwood. Burial in Sunset Memorial Park, Elwood.  

Visitation 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday.



Patrick J. Codner

Nov. 6, 1948 - May 3, 2009

ALLISON, Iowa — Patrick J. Codner, 60, of Allison, Iowa, died May 3, 2009, at Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie, Ind.

He was employed as a valet at Hoosier Park, Anderson, Ind.

Survivors include special friend, JoEll Gorman of Daleville, Ind.; and a daughter, Kim (Brian) Carvin.

Service 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Greene, Iowa. Burial in Allison Cemetery.

Visitation 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Sietsema-Vogel Funeral Home in Allison. 



Wanda D. Whitaker

July 27, 1943 - May 4, 2009

ELWOOD — Wanda Darlene Whitaker, 65, of Elwood, died May 4, 2009, at Community Hospital, Anderson.                   

Survivors include three brothers, Bob (Beverly) Whitaker Sr., William L. (Laura J.) Short, and John Matthew Combs; and two sisters, Sherry Ann Mottweiler and Betty Jean Lane.

Service 11 a.m. Friday at Dunnichay Funeral Home, Elwood. Burial in Elwood City Cemetery.

Visitation 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday.



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