Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

Obituaries

May 16, 2013

Elaine F. Nobbe, 57

Greensburg — Elaine F. Nobbe, 57, Greensburg, died Monday, May 13, 2013, at Decatur County Memorial Hospital.

Born March 21, 1956, in Batesville, she was the daughter of Janette (Dierckman) and William Munchel. She married Arthur Nobbe Oct. 25, 1975, at Holy Family Catholic Church, Oldenburg.

Elaine worked as a teacher’s aide for 10 years at North Decatur Elementary School and the last 15 with Wal-Mart in the inventory department.

The St. Maurice Homemakers Club president and former 4-H leader was a member of St. Maurice Catholic Church and the St. Maurice Parish Council of Catholic Women.

Elaine kept busy with her many interests. She liked flowers and spending time in her flower beds. She also gardened and canned what she grew. An avid reader, her preferences were novels by Nora Roberts and Beverly Lewis. She was an accomplished quilter and, according to her family, fond of jewelry, earrings in particular.

When she watched TV, favorites were “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Dancing With the Stars,” “NCIS” and “The Biggest Loser.” Elaine liked to travel and the whole family would often vacation together with a trip to Cancun unanimously agreed as one of their favorites.

Her family talked about what a wonderful cook she was and how she was always willing to try new recipes. While they indicated most everything she made was delicious, the Peach French Toast apparently didn’t work out so well. No one teased her about her deviled eggs, though. They were always requested at get-togethers and disappeared fast.

A couple of traits her family admired were never hearing her complain and that she was always willing to do for others. Elaine especially enjoyed working with children as a teacher’s aide and assisting with 4-H for so many years. She also would annually make fruit baskets to be given to the church’s elderly. But for all the hobbies and interests she enjoyed, being with family was her true passion and she loved to dote on the grandchildren.

Elaine is survived by her husband, Art; daughters Amy Nobbe, Dayton, Ind., and Sarah Nobbe, Oldenburg; sons Robert, Greensburg, and Todd and Aaron, Batesville; her mother, Batesville; sister Charlene Whittaker, Batesville; brothers Vernon Munchel, Milroy, and Darrell Munchel, Bargersville; and three grandchildren.

In addition to her father, she was also preceded in death by two grandchildren.

Visitation is Thursday, May 16, from 4-8 p.m. at Weigel Funeral Home. Funeral services are at 10 a.m. Friday, May 17, at St. Maurice Church, St. Maurice, with the Rev. Karl Pikus officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family requests memorials to the Phi Beta Psi Sorority Cancer Research Fund.

 

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • obt-gb042414-Beard obit pic Maryland Beth Beard, 89 March 11, 1925 – April 17, 2014 |Maryland Beth Beard, 89, passed away April 17, 2014, at the Brennity in Fairhope, Ala. She was born on March 11, 1925, in Detroit, Mich., the daughter of Royal Bartsch and Maryland Murphy. On December 30, 1948, she married Ronald Beard and moved to

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • obt-gb042414-lawrence schroeder obit pic Lawrence E. Schroeder, 94 Aug. 21, 1919 - April 21, 2014 Lawrence E. Schroeder, 94, Greensburg, passed away Monday, April 21, 2014 at Heritage House, Greensburg. Born Aug. 21, 1919 in Decatur County, he was the son of Edward H. and Josephine (Walters) Schroeder. Lawrence retired from Ripley County Beverage

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Brenda Precious Ross McMillian, 67 March 2, 1947 - April 22, 2014 Brenda Precious Ross McMillian, 67, of North Vernon, passed away Tuesday, April 22, 2014. Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 25, at Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home, North Vernon. Funeral begins at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 26, at the funera

    April 23, 2014

  • Edith May Aulbach, 99 Aug. 18, 1914 - April 22, 2014 Edith May Aulbach, 99, passed away Tuesday, April 22, 2014, in Napoleon. Visitation is from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday, April 25, at St. Maurice Catholic Church in Napoleon, followed by funeral services at 11 a.m. Burial follows in St. Michael's Cemetery,

    April 23, 2014

  • obt-gb042314-lawrence schroeder obit pic Lawrence E. Schroeder, 94 Aug. 21, 1919 - April 21, 2014 Lawrence E. Schroeder, 94, Greensburg, passed away Monday, April 21, 2014, at Heritage House in Greensburg. Born Aug. 21, 1919, in Decatur County, he was the son of Edward H. and Josephine (Walters) Schroeder. Lawrence retired from the Ripley County

    April 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Marvin Cox, 67 Marvin Cox, 67, of Rushville, passed away Saturday, April 19, 2014, while in the company of family members, at Morristown Manor. Marvin was born on June 9, 1946, a son of the late Carmen (Richards) and Hubert E Cox. Funeral Service will be at 10 a.m.

    April 21, 2014

  • Lorie Crane Lorie A. Crane, 44

    Lorie A. Crane, 44, Greensburg, passed away Sunday, April 20, 2014, at her residence in Greensburg. She was born on Dec. 23, 1969, in Anderson. Lorie had previously worked for DSI in Greensburg. She is survived by two daughters, Kayla Platt (Mike Col

    April 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Frank E. Harris Jr., 60 Frank E. Harris Jr., 60, of Butlerville passed away Friday, April 19, 2014, at his residence. A funeral service will be conducted at 7: 30 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at Sawyer – Pickett Funeral & Cremation Service. Rev. Raymond Spicer will officia

    April 21, 2014

  • Matthew D. Grimes, 37 March 17, 1977 - April 18, 2014 Matthew D. Grimes, 37, Greensburg, passed away Friday, April 18, 2014 at his residence in Greensburg. Born March 17, 1977 in Greensburg, he was the son of Floyd D. "Duke" and Nancy D. (Smith) Grimes. Matt was a 1996 graduate of Greensburg Community

    April 19, 2014

  • Donald E. Faulconer, 83 Oct. 2, 1930 - April 17, 2014 Donald E. Faulconer, 83, of Greensburg, passed away Thursday, April 17, 2014, at Major Hospital in Shelbyville. He was born Oct. 2, 1930 in Shelby County, the son of Howard and Pearl (Hawkins) Faulconer. He married Virginia (McComas) Faulconer Aug. 1

    April 19, 2014