OBITUARIES

Updated:  October 31st, 2014

Dorothy E. Condra
Age 87
Columbus

Died on Monday, October 27th, at Schneck Medical Center in Seymour.  She was a homemaker and was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church at White Creek and the CREAK Club.  She enjoyed sewing, needlepoint, and spending time with her family.

She is survived 6 daughters: Connie Wilkerson, Esther Barnesfather, D. Sue Barkes, Mary Herbert, Brenda Kelley, and Sonnia Dunworth; 2 sons: Fred M. & Kevin L. Condra; a brother: Guy Burton Nobles; 22 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her parents: Jessie M. and Mary S. Burrow Nobles; her husband: Richard L. Condra; 6 brothers; a sister; and 2 grandchildren. 

Calling will be Thursday, October 30th, from 4:00 - 8:00 PM at the Barkes, Weaver, & Glick Funeral Home on Washington Street in Columbus and Saturday from 9:30 AM until service time at St. John's Lutheran Church at White Creek.  The funeral service will be on Saturday, November 1st, at 10:30 AM at the church.  Burial will follow at St. John's Lutheran Church Cemetery.  Memorials may go to the St. John's Lutheran Church Building Fund.  Online condolences may be made at www.barkesweaverglick.com.


Dwight A. Spurling
Age 81
South Vista Blvd.

Died on Tuesday, October 28th, at the I.U. Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.  He was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War.  He was an assembly line supervisor at the Cummins Engine Company for 19 years, retiring in 1987.  After retiring, he held full time employment until age 79.  He was a member of First United Methodist Church, was a racing enthusiast, and was a I.U. sports fanatic.

He is survived by a daughter: Becky Arterburn; a son: Larry Spurling; 4 grandchildren: Shelley Reinboldt, Michael Spurling, and Ellie & Emily Arterburn; and 3 great-grandchildren: Aiden, Shane, & Samantha Reinboldt.  He was preceded in death by his parents: Lawrence and Mabel Campbell Spurling; and his wife: E. Jayne Fording Spurling.

Calling will be on Friday, October 31st, from 6:00 - 8:30 PM and Saturday from 12:30 PM until service time at the Barkes, Weaver, & Glick Funeral Home on Washington Street in Columbus.  The funeral service will be on Saturday, November 1st, at 1:30 PM at the funeral home.  Burial will follow at Garland Brook Cemetery.  Memorials may go to the Bartholomew County Humane Society.  Online condolences may be made at www.barkesweaverglick.com.


Arthur Starks
Age 97
Hope

Died on Monday, October 27th, at Miller's Merry Manor in Hope.  He retired from the Stadler Packing Company.  He enjoyed hunting rabbits, turtles, and frogs.

He is survived by 2 daughters: Joan Johnson-Bey and Nancy Payne; a son: Paul Starks; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents: Ralph and Cora Gooden Starks; his wife: Marjorie J. Peck Starks; 4 brothers; 2 sisters; and a grandson. 

Calling will be on Sunday, November 2nd, from 1:00 - 5:00 PM and Monday from 10:00 AM until service time at the Barkes, Weaver, & Glick Funeral Home on Washington Street in Columbus.  The funeral service will be on Monday, November 3rd, at 11:00 AM at the funeral home.  Burial will follow at Garland Brook Cemetery.  Online condolences may be made at www.barkesweaverglick.com.


Margaret E. LaSell
Age 66
Washington Street

Died on Saturday, October 18th, at her home.  She loved attending auctions and collecting antique china and crystal.  She cared for her invalid grandmother and parents before their deaths.

She is survived by 3 brothers: William, Jean H., & John P. LaSell; 3 sisters: Bertha Oyler, Leonora Hotker, and Carol Howard; and 15 nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents: Jean and Julia LaSell.

Calling will be on Monday, November 3rd, from 10:00 AM until service time at the St. Peter's Lutheran Church.  The funeral service will follow at the church.  Inurnment will be at Garland Brook Cemetery at a later date.  Memorials may go to the St. Peter's Lutheran Church through the funeral home.  Arrangements were made by the Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home on 25th Street in Columbus.  You may view a video tribute after 10:00 AM Monday, light a virtual candle, and send condolences at www.jewellrittman.com.


Roslyn A. Porter
Age 79
Columbus

Died on Monday, October 27th, at the Four Seasons Retirement Center in Columbus.  She is survived by a daughter: Rebecca Moir; and 2 granddaughters.  She was preceded in death by her husband: Robert Porter; and a son: Fred K. Porter.

Private family services will be held at the Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home.  Burial will be at the Grandview Cemetery in Champaign, IL.  Memorials may go to either the Alzheimer's Association or a charity of the donor's choice.


Barbara A. Ostrander
Age 87
Columbus

Died on Wednesday, October 29th, at the Four Seasons Health Care Center in Columbus.  Calling will be on Monday, November 3rd, from 4:00 PM until service time at the Barkes, Weaver, & Glick Funeral Home on Washington Street in Columbus.  A memorial service will follow at 6:00 PM at the funeral home.  Inurnment will be at the Asbury United Methodist Church Columbarium.  Memorials may go to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana.


Evelyn J. Weiler
Age 80
Columbus

Died on Thursday, October 30th, at the Silver Oaks Health Campus in Columbus.  Calling will be on Tuesday, November 4th, from 9:30 AM until service time at the St. Bartholomew Catholic Church.  A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:00 AM at the church.  Arrangements are pending at the Myers-Reed Dignity Memorial Chapel on 25th Street in Columbus.


Sheila M. Schultz
Age 54
Westenedge Drive

Died on Wednesday, October 29th, at her home.  She was a customer service representative at Toyota Material Handling and attended Dayspring Church of God.  She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, scrapbooking, and gardening.

She is survived by her husband: Eric Schultz; a daughter: Amanda Wilkerson; 2 stepchildren: Sarah & Kevin Schultz; 4 grandchildren: Jackson, Morgan, Zane, and Isaac Wilkerson; a sister: Debbie Quinn; a brother: Russell F. McCoy; her father and mother-in-law: Bill and Lisa Schultz; 4 nieces: Abbie Albers, Jennifer Followell, and Sarah & Rachel Fulp; 2 nephews: Sean Duckworth and Matthew McCoy; 2 great-nieces: Kylei Kinworthy and Alexis Duckworth; and 3 great-nephews: Gaven Albers, Robin Followell, and Keegan Hill.  She was preceded in death by her parents: Will Fin and Loretta F. Garland McCoy, Jr.

Calling will be on Tuesday, November 4th, from 1:00 PM until service time at the Barkes, Weaver, & Glick Funeral Home on Washington Street in Columbus.  A memorial service will follow at 3:00 PM at the funeral home.  Inurnment will be at the Spraytown Cemetery at a later date.  Memorials may go to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana.  You may view a video tribute and send condolences at www.barkesweaverglick.com.