Patricia G. Conrad, 76, of Indianapolis, died Oct. 22, 2011. She was born May 19, 1935. A past president of the Hoosier Doll Collectors, she also was a member of Treasures of the Past Doll Club, a faithful volunteer at the Athenaeum Damenverein, Indianapolis Museum of Art, and the Indianapolis Children’s Museum. She was an Athenaeum Foundation board member, a member of the Red Hat Society, and traveled to Europe with the John Knox Presbyterian Choir. Conrad was employed as a dental technician at the VA Hospital for 32 years, retiring in 1996. Survivors include her husband of 58 years, Joseph P. Conrad; sons, Charles P. (Ann) Conrad and Joseph P. Conrad. She was preceded in death by her father; and mother, Catherine Keenaugh. Services were Oct. 25 at G. H. Herrmann Madison Avenue Funeral Home, with burial in Lincoln Memory Gardens Cemetery.
Willis “Bill” Dunlop, 78, of Greenwood, died Oct. 20, 2011. He was born April 9, 1933, in Indianapolis to the late John and Irene Gallagher Dunlop.
He had retired from Conrail after 30 years of service and was a member of St. Barnabas Catholic Church.
Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Mary Lou Teipen Dunlop; daughters, Deborah Dunlop, Diane (Rick) Gibson; son, Gregory (Christy) Dunlop; four grandchildren, Justin and Alyssa Gibson, Zachary and Stephen Dunlop; and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brother, Harry Dunlop; and sister, Eleanor Yocum. A Mass of Christian Burial was Oct. 24 at St. Barnabas Catholic Church with the burial in Calvary Cemetery.
Alma Geraldine “Jerry” Herr, 82, of Indianapolis died Oct 22, 2011. Survivors include her two daughters, Diane (Charles) Poff and Dawn Allen; and two granddaughters, Melissa Poff and Sydney Allen. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dick; brothers, Ralph and Gene Prather; and sisters, Wilma McGuire and Doris Guyon. She retired after 30 years with Carpenter Realtors. She and Dick owned and operated Fairland Recreation Park in Shelbyville. She also was a charter member of Southport Christian Church. Friends may call from 4–8 p.m., Oct. 27 at G.H. Herrmann Madison Avenue Funeral Home, 5141 Madison Ave. Services will be 10 a.m., Oct. 28 at the funeral home, with burial in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens.
Herbert P. “Herb” Maples, 72, of Indianapolis, died Oct. 16. He was born April 10, 1939 in Indianapolis to the late Herbert and Sue Maples. Maples graduated from Tech High School in 1957 and later served in the U.S. Army from 1962 to 1966. He retired from the Ford Motor Company on Oct. 1, 1998 after 32 years of service. Survivors include wife, Patty Jo (Brummett) Maples; daughter, Jeannine Giordano; son, Scott Maples; sister, Patricia Jerrell (Gary); grandchildren, Stacy Wemes (Micah) and Cody Giordano; and great-grandson, Orion Wemes. He was preceded in death by a son, Jimmy Maples, and brothers, Harold and Robert Maples. Funeral was Oct. 19 in Little & Sons Beech Grove Chapel, with burial in New Crown Cemetery.
Richard Dwight “Rick” Massy, 57, died Oct. 22, 2011. He was born Aug. 4, 1954 in Indianapolis. He was a resident of Greenwood. Survivors include wife, Ann (Cullar) Massy; children, Nathaniel and Nicole Massy; monther, Betty (Will) Massy Shannon; brother, Jon (Anita) Massy; sister, Glenda (Tim) Haskell. He was preceded in death by his father, Dwight Massy. Arrangements were entrusted to Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service & Crematory, Greenwood Chapel. Burial was at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 6100 W. 96th St., Indianapolis.
Jonah Edmund Miller, 7 months, died Oct. 19. He was born Mar. 11 in Indianapolis. Survivors include parents, Justin and Ashley (Hood) Miller; siblings, Melody, Lila and Isaac; grandparents, Michael and Janice Hood and Mary Ann Miller; great-grandparents, Helen McClellan, Louella Hood and Margie Tillett; uncles Elliot Hood and Adam Miller. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Donna (Anderson) Hood and Ken Miller. Services were at Nativity Catholic Church, with burial at Acton Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be sent to the National Marfan Foundation, 22 Manhasset Ave., Port Washington, N.Y.
Bette Jean Tirmenstein
Osman, 74, of Indianapolis, died Oct. 17 after a short battle with lung cancer. She was born November 1, 1936. Survivors include son, Andrew Terminstein; nephew Michel (Kim) Putnam and their daughter, Sarah; grandson, Jason VanHorn; her sisters, Charlotte Osman Wynn (Phoenix, Ariz.) and Alice Osman Rosenfeld; many nieces and nephews; and her companion, Ed Rugenstein. She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Yvonne (Smith) Osman; daughter, Amy Tirmenstein; ex-husband, Capt. Robert Tirmenstein; sister, Delores Helen “DeDe” Harbor. Services were Oct. 21 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, with burial in Concordia Cemetery. Arrangements were entrusted to G.H. Herrmann Madison Avenue Funeral Home. Online condolences may be shared with the family at ghhermann.com.
Dennis Price, 88, of Indianapolis, died on Oct. 20. He was born Dec. 15, 1922, in Frankfort, Ind., to the late Edward and Alice (Pennington) Price. Survivors include children, Randall (Pam) Price, Janet Fiddler and Patricia Dammann; grandchildren, Kevin Price, Kimberly Witkemper, Alison Stanovich, Jason Lee, Sean Lee, Robin Keerns, Sarah Evans, Jessica Fiddler, Jeffrey Fiddler and Christina Dammann; nine great-grandchildren; and a brother, Virgil Price. He was preceded in death by his wife of 53 years, Mary (Coltharp) Price; a son, Stephen Price; four brothers, and three sisters. Dennis was a veteran of the US Navy, having served in WWII. He retired from Naval Avionics in 1978 after 34 years of service. He was an active member of New Bethel Baptist Church. A funeral was Oct. 24 at New Bethel Baptist Church, with burial at Orchard Hill Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to New Bethel Baptist Church.
Mildred Sebastian, 92, of Indianapolis, died Oct. 22, 2011. She was born on Feb. 22, 1919, in Indianapolis to Sylvester Lowe and Mary (Herald) Whitlock. Survivors include daughter, Karen (William) Mitchner; son, Gerald (Sandy) Sebastian; 16 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; and 18 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Sidney Sebastian Sr.; sons, Sidney Sebastian Jr., and James A. Sebastian; three grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Services were Oct. 25 at G. H. Hermann Madison Avenue Funeral Home, with the burial in Lincoln Memory Gardens.