Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

Obituaries

February 19, 2013

Forest “Fritz” F. White, 90

Rushville — Forest “Fritz” Fredric White, 90, passed away Feb. 18, 2013, at his home.

He was born Sept. 9, 1922, in Milroy to Willard and Sudie White, both deceased.

He graduated from Milroy High School in 1940. He married Anabel Han Oct. 24, 1942. She preceded him in death Nov. 18, 2007.

He was a lifetime member of Milroy Christian Church, where he was an ordained elder and Sunday school teacher for more than 50 years. He was a 50-year member of the Masonic Lodge Knights Templar and Scottish Rite.

He was a 50-year member of Farm Bureau and served for 30 years as a director of the Rush County REMC. He had served on the Rush County Fair Board, the Rush County Extension Board, was a long time member of the Milroy Community Club and served as a 4-H leader.

Fritz was a lifetime farmer and also worked for 12 years as a salesman and county manager with Farm Bureau Insurance in Rushville. In his later years, he also enjoyed writing columns called Grandpa Says for the Rushville Republican.

He is survived by a son, Nick White of Milroy; brother and sister-in-law, Howard and Geraldine White of Milroy; three grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Becky White Walker.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 22, at Milroy Christian Church, 201 E. Main St., Milroy, with Rev. Ron Simbro officiating. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, at Milroy Christian Church with Masonic serves at 7 p.m. Burial will be at East Brook Cemetery, Milroy.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Milroy Christian Church, Milroy Masonic Lodge and the John Sam Anderson Scholarship with the Rush County Community Foundation for band and choir students.

Burns Funeral Home in Milroy is entrusted with arrangements.

 

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • 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

  • Michael Tungate, 60 Sept. 5, 1953 - April 18, 2014 Michael Tungate, 60, a long-time Rushville resident, passed away April 18, 2014 in Rushville. He was born Sept. 5, 1953 in Rushville to Elmer and Marcia (Gephart) Tungate. Mike worked for Shares, Inc. in Shelbyville for the last 20 years. He was an

    April 19, 2014

  • Velma Carrie Lutes, 86 April 6, 1928 – April 14, 2014 Velma Carrie Lutes, 86, died Monday, April 14, 2014. Services will be all in one day on Thursday, April 17, at Neal's Funeral Home in Osgood. Visitation is from 10 a.m. to noon and the funeral service will begin at noon, followed by burial in St. Joh

    April 18, 2014

  • nws-gb041814-clara manlief obit pic Clara Agnes Manlief, 97 April 10, 1917 - April 16, 2014 Clara Agnes Manlief, 97, of Cincinnati, Ohio passed away Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in the Twin Towers at Cincinnati. She was born April 10, 1917 in Jennings County, the daughter of Clinton Clyde and Mary Elizabeth (Shoemake) Manlief. She was a gra

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo