Laura Addleman

Deceased Date: 1969-09-29
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Susan Staples (Ardelean)

Deceased Date: 2019-01-11

- - It is with great sadness that the family of Susan Kay Staples (Ardelean) announces her passing after a brief illness, on January 11, 2019, at age 64. Susie will be lovingly remembered by her husband Greg and son George, as well as, brothers Larry (Cathie), Joey (Daun), sister Sherri (J.B.), and brother Chris (Bridget). Susan will be reunited with her mother Virginia, father George, and stepmother Dixie. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to a cancer charity of your choice. A celebration of Susie's life will be January 27, 2019, at 1 p.m., at the American Legion, 9950 E. 600 S. Zionsville, 46077
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William Baker

Deceased Date: 2007-09-08
William (Bill) J. Baker, age 53 of Indianapolis , IN passed away September 8, 2007 after a lengthy battle with melanoma. Bill was born in Indianapolis where he would reside for the entirety of his life. He graduated from North Central High School in 1972, then matriculated to Purdue University. While at Purdue he joined the Delta Delta chapter of the Sigma Chi Fraternity. Upon Graduation in 1976, Bill started William J. Baker Realtors, LLC where he found great success for the next thirty years. Bill grounded his faith at First Baptist Church of Indianapolis where he served as their treasurer for many years, as well as being active in several bible study groups. Through the church and his selflessness, Bill became the treasurer and board member of the Edna Martin Christian Center. Bill was a natural born golfer. His passion for the game was evident through his participation in high school, college, and as a member of Highland Golf and Country Club. He was a past Board member, golf chairman and The Club Champion in 1982.
Barb Mathews (Grahn) - June 18th, 2012
Hello everyone!  
Please notice the illuminated Post Clock at the first tee on the Highland golf course.  Joe Glaser spearheaded this memorial in honor of Bill Baker for his steadfast friendship to all, as well as his contributions to golf and good times at Highland.  
The plaque reads "In memory of our dear friend, Billy Baker".
I spoke with Joe this morning and he shared that the donation goal for the clock was met within days of his request.

Cynthia England - June 6th, 2012
 What can I say aboutmy friend Bill Baker?  Anyone who knew him loved him!  That smile, that laugh, that hug!  So sadly missed while we are preparing to gather for our 40th reunion. 

Melissa VanderWaal (Baker)

Deceased Date: 2020-02-11
Melissa "Missy" B. VanderWaal

Indianapolis - 65, passed away February 1 1, 2020 . Missy fought metastatic breast cancer for four and a half years.Missy was born October 21, 1954 to William B. Baker and Janice H. Baker, in Alton, Illinois.

The family moved from Toledo, Ohio to Indianapolis, in 1959. Missy attended John Strange, Eastwood, and North Central High School. Upon graduating from high school Missy enrolled at Indiana University where she joined Delta Gamma sorority.

While on vacation Missy met Dr. William K. VanderWaal. They married and Missy moved to Streator, Illinois. Dr. VanderWaal and Missy had a beautiful baby boy, William K. VanderWaal, Jr. Sadly, "Billy" had a heart defect and passed away after three days. Sometime later Dr. VanderWaal and Missy divorced and Missy moved back to Indianapolis.

Missy embarked on a career involving long term care insurance. She started Long Term Care Benefits, Inc. She was actively involved in her business up to the day she passed. Missy was widely known throughout the surrounding area for her long term care insurance expertice and worked with many financial planners.

Missy is preceded in death by her son, William K. VanderWaal, Jr., and William B. Baker, her father.

Missy is survived by her mother, Janice H. Baker; her brother, Stephen Baker (Colleen); her nephew, Christopher Baker; and her great nephew, Brody Baker.

Funeral services will be held at Fairview Presbyterian Church, 4609 N. Capitol Ave., Indianapolis, IN on Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 1 :00pm. Immediately following a celebration of life will be held at Crown Hill Funeral Home.

The family suggests sending memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society and Face Animal Clinic.
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Craig Bechtel

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Larry Becker

Birth Date: 1970-01-01
Lee Ann White - July 9th, 2012
To this day, I will always believe that Larry and I were soul-mates. We shared the highs and lows of high school and college. Even after college, we spent a great deal of time together. Always calling each other on Christmas Eve if we were not together. He loved the holiday season. Cynthia put it so eloquently, "he always had a warm smile and gentle hug".  He will always be a very important part of me. I miss him so.
Don Higgs - June 8th, 2012
I really miss my dear friend Larry.  I often chuckle when I think of some of the "situations" we made for ourselves.  In private I might share a few.
Cynthia England - June 6th, 2012
 I have such fond memories of Larry, I first met him through his cousin, Judy Goodman but our friendship grew through Northview, North Central and beyond.  Larry always had a warm smile, a gentle hug and a kind word every time I saw him. I hold him in my heart as one of my very special friends. 
Susan Spickelmier - May 21st, 2012
Madly missed and fondly remembered!

Brian Belles

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Deborah Starck (Berger)

Deceased Date: 2006-01-13
STARCK, DEBORAH BERGER, of Palm Bay, passed away on January 13, 2006 at William Childs Hospice Center in Palm Bay. She was 52. Deborah was the beloved mother of son Gator Starck, son Casey Starck, and daughter Kerri Aviles. She is also survived by her parents William and Judith Berger, sister Karen Berger Eide, brother Steven Berger and fiancé Winston Keene.
kerri starck - May 27th, 2014
My mom debbie berger passed but will always be in our heart
she was a great mom and friend !
if anyone has picture please feel free to send them to me or has anything they would like to share.
kerri starck

Gary Bernstecker

Deceased Date: 2023-09-29
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Peggy Best

Deceased Date: 2015-08-08
Margaret MacKenzie (Peggy) Best passed away peacefully at her home on August 8th, 2015. Peggy was born on May 6, 1954 to William Best, Sr. and Ruby Best Haag. She is survived by her parents, step-mother Barbara Best, husband Rick Edwards, step-daughters Amy Edwards, Amy Carroll, Jeanne Heiden and her husband Jon, grandchildren Carson and Reese Heiden, sisters Amy Wilmouth and her husband Kevin, Deb Robertson and her husband Steve, brother Bill Best, several nieces, nephews, cousins and their children, and her beloved Weimaraner Haley. Peggy attended North Central High School and graduated from Indiana University. She was a pioneer in the horse-drawn carriage business and started Yellow Rose Carriages, the first carriage company in Indianapolis, in 1983. Peggy succeeded in the business by putting the welfare of her horses first, and established a high standard for the industry. She was active in the Carriage Operators of North America, from which she gained many life-long friends. She shared her passion for horses with everyone she met. She was also active in the Indianapolis Police Horse Patrol and K-9 Associations. Peggy was the embodiment of all things good and kind. She possessed a brightness and goodness that people were attracted to and loved, resulting in strong friendships across the country. She was gracious and generous, always putting the needs of others ahead of her own. She deeply loved all living things – from people to animals to the plants she so meticulously tended. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her. A celebration of Peggy's life will be held on Friday, August 14th at Flanner and Buchanan – Decatur 5463 Kentucky Avenue, Indianapolis from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Melanoma Research Foundation, Agape Therapeutic Riding Resources or Louisville Weimaraner Rescue. You are invited to go to the Guest Book page to pass along your personal message or tell a story. Sincerely, -Your friends at Flanner and Buchanan
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