Here is a compilation of basic obituaries and death notices for publication in The Herald Bulletin on Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2009. For extended obits, click on the obituaries link on the homepage.



Betty S. Carpenter

Nov. 3, 1946 - Dec. 14, 2009

ANDERSON — Betty S. (Henson) Carpenter, 63, of Anderson, died Dec. 14, 2009, at Manor Care in Anderson.

Survivors include her children, Angi Davis and Doug Carpenter.

Her husband, Thomas A. Carpenter, died in 1991.

Cryptside service 1 p.m. Friday at Washington Park East Cemetery, Indianapolis.

Arrangements handled by Flanner and Buchanan Funeral Center–Washington Park East.



David L. Coubert

June 18, 1950 - Dec. 14, 2009

WARSAW — Former Elwood resident David Lee Coubert, 59, of Warsaw, died Dec. 14, 2009, at Hospice Home, Fort Wayne.

He served with the United States Army.

Survivors include his wife, Ann (Richwine) Coubert; and parents, Ann Hardebeck and Jim Hardebeck.

Service 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Dunnichay Funeral Home, 1113 S. Anderson St., Elwood.

Visitation 2 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Memorials to St. Jude’s Hospital through the funeral home.



Victor D. Davis

Dec. 7, 1936 - Dec. 14, 2009

ELWOOD — Victor Dee Davis, 73, Elwood, died Dec. 14, 2009, at Community Parkview Care Center after an extended illness.

Survivors include a daughter, Carolyn (Steve) Deckard; and a son, Daniel (Bonnie) Davis.

Service 7 p.m. Friday at Copher-Fesler-May Funeral Home. Cremation will take place with burial at a later date.

Visitation 2 to 7 p.m. Friday.



Harriett J. Durzinsky

NORTH WEBSTER — Former Alexandria resident Harriett J. Durzinsky, 81, North Webster, died Dec. 14, 2009, at Lutheran Hospital Fort Wayne, after a sudden illness.

Arrangements are pending at Owens Funeral Home, Alexandria.



Phyllis J. Longerbone

Nov. 18, 1925 - Dec. 14, 2009

ELWOOD — Phyllis Jean Longerbone, 84, Elwood, died Dec. 14, 2009, at St. Vincent Mercy Hospital.

Survivors include her husband, Robert O. Longerbone; two sons, Terry (Susan) Floyd and Tony Allan (Laura) Longerbone; and daughter, Tanna Sue Longerbone.

No services will be conducted.

Visitation 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.



Alexina W. Mullen

Sept. 11, 1910 - Dec. 14, 2009

SUMMITVILLE — Alexina W. “Xena” (Trousdale) Mullen, 99, Summitville, died Dec. 14, 2009, at Summit Convalescent Center after an extended illness.

Survivors include two daughters, Carolyn (Don) Stylinsky and Fran Huebner; and a son, William (Carol) Mullen.

Mass of Christian Burial 10 a.m. Friday at the Church of Saint Mary at Alexandria, 820 W. Madison St., Alexandria. Visitation 30 minutes before service Friday.

Memorials to the Church of Saint Mary Building Fund.

Arrangements handled by Owens-Noffze Funeral Home, Summitville.



John E. Raisor

Sept. 3, 1922 – Dec. 14, 2009

PENDLETON — John E. Raisor, 87, of Pendleton, died Dec. 14, 2009, at Fall Creek Retirement Village.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.

Survivors include his daughter, Alberta (Marion) Lewis.

Service 1 p.m. Saturday at Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service and Crematory, Lahm Chapel, Pendleton. Burial in Carmel Cemetery, Carmel.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Lahm Chapel.



Thelma Underwood

DALEVILLE — Former Daleville resident Thelma Underwood died Dec. 14, 2009, in Tennessee.

Arrangements are pending at Ballard and Sons Funeral Home, Daleville Chapel.



Sylvia Waldrop

Sept. 6, 1947 - Dec. 11, 2009

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Former Anderson-Elwood resident Sylvia “Kay” (Wesley) Waldrop, 62, died Dec. 11, 2009, after being struck by a hit-and-run driver while crossing the street.

She is survived by her son, Joseph Waldrop.

A memorial service will be held in Jacksonville on Saturday. Interment of ashes will occur at a later date in Elwood City Cemetery.



























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