The Daily Reporter from Greenfield, Indiana (2024)

DAILY REPORTER, HANco*ck COUNTY, INDIANA A3 FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2016 Local DATES VENUE January 10 15 Old National Centre Ticketmaster.com 800.982.2787 Music Lessons Available On US 40 1 Mile East of Highway 9, eld 317-468-0601 www.greenfi eldmusiccenter.com Layaway Available thru Christmas Mapex 5 pc. Kit Fender Strat Packs Acoustic Electric Guitars Includes Squier Stratocaster, Fender Amp, Gig Bag, Electronic Tuner More Includes Throne Cymbals $199.99 Starting from: $75.00 Starting $350.00 Acoustic Electric Guitars Acoustic Electric Guitars Auto Body Glass Shop Inc. A Family Business Since 1958 1020 E. Main Greenfield 317-462-5159 Dwight Schuyler Dwight Schuyler, 63, of Jamestown, Ky. formerly of Greenfield, passed away on Friday November 18, 2016 at the Russell County Hospital.

Dwight was born September 8, 1953, in Greenfield, son of the late Garnet (Howery) Pepples and Thurman Schuyler. He was a Marine. He is survived by a son, Jeremiah Schuyler; two daughters, Julia Perriman and Judith Knapp; four sisters, Carolyn Anderson, Sherri Hines, Terry Landis, Sharon Rutledge; and eight grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Cathy Mummert Schuyler; a brother, Roger Schuyler and two sisters, Nettie and Janet Schuyler. A Memorial Service was held at 2 p.m.

on Tuesday November 22, at H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel in Jamestown, Ky. The family chose care and cremation. Memorial Contributions may be sent to the Funeral home in name. Online condolences may be shared at pruittfuneral home.com.

Danny R. Taylor Danny R. Taylor, 66, of Greenfield, passed away on Monday, November 21, 2016, at his residence. He was born on February 23, 1950, in Indianapolis as the son of Clyde E. and Alice F.

(Lee) Taylor. Danny served in the Army for three years and the Navy for 17 years. He married Beverly E. (Boyer) on September 16, 2000, in Virginia. He worked for the Navy as an MR1 and with Aircom Manufacturing for 20 years before retiring in 2012.

Mr. Taylor was a member of Far Eastsiders Car Club and Brandywine Christian Church. He enjoyed fishing, boating and camping. Danny loved racing, hotrods, building hotrods and attending cruise ins and car shows. Danny is survived by his loving wife, Beverly E.

Taylor of Greenfield; daughters, Denise (David) Gregory of Virginia Beach, Dawn (Courtney) Tucker Wirtz of Greenfield and Jamie (Nick) Tucker Fiano of Knightstown; sisters, Linda (Dennis) Thompson of Avon, Donna (Greg) Herzog of St. Augustine, and six grandchildren, Cayden, David Kael, Silas, Hadleigh and Rhemi. He was preceded in death by his mother, Alice Taylor and father, Clyde Taylor. A memorial gathering will be held from Noon to 2 p.m. on Sunday, November 27, at Erlewein Mortuary Crematory, 1484 W.

US Hwy. 40, Greenfield, IN 46140. A celebration of life service will take place immediately following the gathering at 2 p.m. Pastor Mark Wright will be officiating. Memorial contributions may be made by mail to the American Cancer Society, P.O.

Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123, or envelopes will be available at the mortuary. Friends may share a memory or a condolence at erleweinmortuary.com. Mary E. Shuler Mary E. Shuler, 95 of Greenfield, passed away on Wednesday, November 23, 2016, at Brandywine Golden Living Center in Greenfield.

She was born on October 28, 1921, in Marion, to the late William Earl and Regina Cecilia (Price) Sloderbeck. Mary graduated high school from Indiana Academy in Cicero, Ind. and would spend her career working in the clerical banking department. She was a member of the 7th Day Adventist Church in Carmel. Mary loved gardening, flowers and crafts including wood carving and crocheting.

Surviving Mary are her daughters, Kathleen (Roger) McKinney of Greenfield; Miriam Hope Dailey of Lexington, S.C.; nine grandchildren, and 14 great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents listed above; first husband, Rex Anderson; 2nd husband, Stephen Shuler; sons, James and Richard Anderson; brother, William Sloderbeck; and grandson, William Anderson. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Monday, November 28, 2016, at Stillinger Family Funeral Home, Pasco Chapel of Greenfield, 1780 West Main St, Greenfield, IN 46140. A funeral service will be held immediately following the visitation at 7 p.m.

at the funeral home with Pastor David Tenold officiating. Burial will be held at a later date at Southland Memorial Gardens in West Columbia, SC. Memorial contributions in honor of Mary may be sent to Quiet Hour Ministries, PO Box 3000, Redlands, CA 92373. Friends may share memories condolences with the family online at stillingerfamily.com. Ivan Whiteside Ivan Whiteside, 92, of Greenfield, died on Friday, November 18, 2016, at Springhurst Health Campus in Greenfield.

He was born on August 4, 1924, in Hanco*ck County to the late Horace and Bertha (Harting) Whiteside. Surviving Ivan is his daughter, Loretta (Chris) Goff; son, Larry (Carol) Whiteside; and daughter, Rhonda (Bill) Knarr; eight grandchildren; 22 great and stepgreat-grandchildren. Preceding him in death is his wife, Opal Whiteside; an infant son, Lester Lee Whiteside; brother, Donald W. Whiteside; and sister, Arnella Bragdon. The family wishes to thank the kind, caring, and compassionate nurses and staff at Springhurst Health Campus in Greenfield for taking care of Ivan.

Pastor Steve Rayburn officiated the private service for the family. Burial was held at St. John United Church of Christ Cemetery in Cumberland. Arrangements were entrusted to Stillinger Family Funeral Home, Pasco Chapel of Greenfield. 1780 W.

Main St, Greenfield, IN 46140. The extended obituary is available online at stillingerfamily.com. Helen Catherine (Leyrer) Steffen Helen Catherine (Leyrer) Steffen, 92 of Greenfield, passed away on Tuesday, November 22, 2016, at Crestwood Village Assisted Living in Indianapolis where she was a resident since February of 2015. She was born on January 19, 1924, in Hamilton, Ohio, to the late William G. and Marguerite (Engle) Leyrer.

Helen attended Lutheran grade school in Hamilton and graduated from Hamilton High School in 1942. She was a member of the St. James Lutheran Church in Greenfield. Surviving Helen is her son, Thomas W. (Alice) Steffen of Indianapolis; daughters, Donna R.

(Kurt) Schlicht of Indianapolis, Linda E. (Fred) Parish of New Palestine, Sandra S. Alexander of Indianapolis; grandchildren, Nicholas, Daniel, Bryan Alexander, Robert Parish, April Weatherford, Jamie Fields, Amy Sturges, Kimberly Self-McArthur, Michelle Self-Ballard, Ryan and Andrew Steffen; and 17 great-grandchildren. Preceding her in death are her parents listed above; and husband of 67 years, Donald Henry Steffen. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m.

to 1 p.m. on Monday, November 28, 2016, at Stillinger Family Funeral Home, Pasco Chapel of Greenfield, 1780 West Main St, Greenfield, IN 46140. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. following the visitation with Pastor Larry Gember from St. James Lutheran Church officiating.

Burial will follow at Park Cemetery in Greenfield. Memorial Contributions may be sent to the St. James Lutheran Church, 1741 S. State St, Greenfield, IN 46140. Friends may share memories condolences with the family by visiting stillingerfamily.com.

Obituary policy The Daily Reporter offers both free death notices and paid custom obituaries for Hanco*ck County and surrounding area residents, former residents and close relatives of area residents. A free death notice contains basic information, including details about visitation and services, military, memorial contributions, survivors and relatives preceding them in death. Families who want to include more information or include a photograph can purchase a custom obituary. Additional information may include memberships, employment, education and additional survivors. The Daily Reporter prefers to take obituary information from funeral homes but also will accept information from families as long as the information can be verified with a funeral home before publication.

Payment is required before publication for custom obituaries purchased by individuals. The deadline for submitting obituaries to the Daily Reporter is 2 p.m. Monday through Friday. To read obituaries, go to greenfieldreporter.com. More information: Call 317-477-3246 or send an email to Fisher pleaded guilty this week in Hanco*ck County Superior Court 1 to one Class felony count of child molest.

A judge ordered him to serve a year in jail followed by three years on probation as punishment for the crime. The maximum sentence for a Class felony is eight years. The mother took the stand Wednesday afternoon to tell the judge that, while she wished the punishment outlined in the plea deal could have been stricter, she knew the agreement was best for her son. The victim told police Fisher assaulted him on several occasions when they were left alone together, court documents state. The boy said Fisher threatened to hurt him if he ever told anyone what happened, court documents state.

He came forward only after Fisher was in jail and he was sure he make good on the threat, police said. Now, the boy suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder, and he regularly seeks help from counselors and psychiatrists, court documents state. He struggles every day to put the abuse behind him, his mother told the court during a sentencing hearing Wednesday. He suffers from hallucinations, often yelling at people who actually there to leave him alone or stop hurting him, she said. afraid to ride the school bus in the morning because he fears Fisher will come find him, she said.

Having to face Fisher again and testify against him at trial would have been traumatizing, she said. The allegations surfaced in January while Fisher was serving a four-year sentence on work release at Hanco*ck County Community Corrections after pleading guilty to child solicitation and vicarious sexual gratification in 2013, which required him to register as a sex offender. Fisher had been accused in that case of having a romantic relationship with a teenage girl; police found naked pictures of the teen on cellphone, court documents state. The girl told police her relationship with Fisher was consensual, but she was too young to consent under state law, officials said. Fisher will remain registered as a sex offender after pleading guilty in the case, Prosecutor Brent Eaton said.

Though no one in his office was pleased with having to dismiss so many charges, Eaton said he was glad they were able to offer some closure to the family. plead guilty to what (crime) could be proven, and we saved the victim from having to Eaton said following the sentencing hearing. Hanco*ck County Court Commissioner Scott Sirk, who took the stand in Hanco*ck County Superior Court 1 in Judge Terry absence, told the defendant he should use his time in jail and on probation to better himself. this point forward, take steps to ensure this never happens Sirk said. Neither Fisher nor his attorney, Andrew Baldwin of Franklin, spoke during the sentencing hearing.

JAIL CONTINUED FROM PAGE A1 STATE BRIEF City repeals sidewalk snow-clearing rule ELKHART A northern Indiana city has repealed an ordinance that required homeowners to clear snow from the sidewalks in front of their homes. The Elkhart City Council rescinded the snow-clearing requirement Monday, weeks after questions were raised about the legality. Property owners had been required to clear snow within 24 hours of the end of a storm and faced fines of up to $25 for failing to do so. The Elkhart Truth reported that Mayor Tim Neese had said the shoveling requirement passed in 2009 was not legally enforceable since it required private citizens to maintain public right-of-way sidewalks. Proponents of the change say they hope good will, neighborliness and children looking to earn a few bucks will help keep the sidewalks clear this winter and beyond.

STATE BRIEF Police: Woman injected son with fecal matter INDIANAPOLIS Indianapolis police say they arrested a woman after she told them she injected fecal matter into her IV tube while he was hospitalized for leukemia. The Indianapolis Star reported Wednesday the woman faces charges of aggravated battery and neglect of a dependent resulting in serious bodily injury, according to court documents. The documents said staff at Riley Hospital for Children contacted police after the 15-year- old boy developed several infections and a nurse observed video surveillance of the mother injecting his IV bag with an unknown substance. Police say the mother told them she began injecting her son with fecal matter on Nov. 13 to get him moved from the intensive care unit to another hospital floor where she thought he would receive better treatment.

The newspaper did not identify the mother..

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