The following obituaries were received for Monday –
Michael R. Wagner – Bedford
Michael R. Wagner 70, of Bedford, passed away at 3:39 pm on Saturday, January 19, 2013 at the IU Health Hospice House.
Born October 11, 1942 in Indianapolis, he was the son of Ray and Norma (Quackenbush) Wagner. He married Patty Barnett on April 1, 1966 and she survives.
He retired from General Motors in 2000 as a machine repairman. He was a US Navy veteran 2nd Class Petty Officer serving four years on the USS Samuel B. Roberts. One of his most memorable accomplishments was crossing the Arctic Circle becoming a
member of the Royal order of the Blue Nose. Mike enjoyed fishing and cars.
Survivors include his wife Patty, of Bedford; his mother, Norma Wagner; one daughter: Anne Stauffacher and her husband Brent, of Greensburg; three grandchildren: Aubrey,
Caitlyn, and Charlie; one brother: Tim Wagner and his wife Lisa, of Bloomington; one uncle: Gilbert Wagner and his wife Betty, of Ellettsville; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father and one sister: Lana Bourland.
Graveside funeral services will be held at 11:30 on Thursday, January 24th at the Silverville Baptist Cemetery with John Lee officiating. Military rites will be accorded at the grave by members of the American Legion Gillen Post #33. Visitation will be from 4pm until 7 pm on Wednesday, January 23rd at the Day & Carter Mortuary.
The family asks that friends consider memorial contributions be made to the White River Humane Society.
Family and friends are invited to light a candle and sign the guest book in memory of Mike at www.daycarter.com.
Catherine P. Pridemore – Mitchell
Catherine P. Pridemore, 80, of Mitchell, passed away at 10:39 p.m. Saturday, January 19, 2013, at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital.
Born November 27, 1932, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of Opal and Inez (Johnson) Grissom. She married John Pridemore July 1, 1950, and he preceded her in death in 1995.
She retired from RCA and volunteered at the Mitchell Public Library.
Survivors include her children, John Pridemore and wife Janet, of Mitchell, Robert Eugene Pridemore and wife Pam, of Taswell; Paul LaVerne Pridemore, of Mitchell, Cathy and husband Charles Lewis, of Bedford, Rebecca and husband Marty Dotts, of Mitchell, Danny Joe Pridemore, of Mitchell, Brian Pridemore and wife Joni, of Orleans, Anita and husband Andy Miller, of Franklin; 20 grandchildren; 36 great grandchildren; 2 great great grandchildren; sister, Wanda Pridemore, of Mitchell
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Carl Douglas Pridemore and wife Vicky; and siblings, Opal Grissom, Jr., Herbert Grissom, Lloyd Grissom, Jimmy Grissom, Bobby Grissom, Carl Grissom, Pauline Hardin, Ruth Roberts, and Elsie Leatherman.
Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, January 23, 2013, at Haverly Chapel Funeral & Cremation. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday and from noon until the service on Wednesday at the chapel.