June 25, 2015


Theresa M. Wilson – Bedford
Theresa M. Wilson, 90, of Bedford, died at 9:50 a.m. Wednesday, June 24, 2015, at her residence.
Born September 25, 1924, in Bedford, she was the daughter of Joseph and Fortunata (DiSerio) Siciliani. She was a graduate of Bedford High School with the class of 1942; was retired from NWSC, Crane, IN and K-Mart; and was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Bedford.
Surviving are one daughter, Susie Bailey, Bedford and one son, Joseph Wilson and his companion Shona, Mitchell, IN; six grandchildren, Amber Hawkins, Bedford, Aaron Bailey, San Francisco, CA, Adam Bailey, Austin, TX, Adrian Bailey, Andrew Bailey and Ashley Bailey, all of Bedford; eight great grandchildren, Tracy, Tanner, Kadence, Brayden, Austin, Farrah, Chance and Kyan.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her brother, Anthony and a brother and sister, both in infancy.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 27, 2015, at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Bedford, with Fr. Rick Eldred and Deacon Dave Reising officiating. Burial will be Green Hill Cemetery. Friend may call from 9 a.m. till 11 a.m. Saturday, at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home, Bedford.
Memorial contributions may be considered to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Northern California Chapter, 455 Market Street, Suite 1190, San Francisco, CA, 94105.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fergusonlee.com.
Karl Eric Leatherman – Indianapolis
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Karl Eric Leatherman, 61, of Indianapolis, formerly of Bedford, died June 4, 2015 at his residence.
Born September 25, 1953 in Bedford, he was the son of John David and Alberta (Reynolds) Leatherman. He was a laboratory technician serving as the lead person for the Indiana State Department of Health for 29 ½ years. Karl also enjoyed his many years of involvement with the SCA.
Survivors include six siblings, Vonn Leatherman and his wife Mary, of Houston, TX, Kay Remillard, John K. Leatherman and Lisa Jakub all of Collinsville, IL, Kerry Bouwens and his wife Debbie of Colorado Springs, CO and Debbie Garner and her husband Robert, of Phoenix, AZ; several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be conducted at 11:30 am on Saturday, June 27th, at the White River Baptist Cemetery in Buddha (7705 Tunnelton Road).
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that friends consider memorial contributions be made to the American Diabetes Assoc. or the American Heart Assoc.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Day & Carter Mortuary. If directions to the cemetery are needed, please call the mortuary at 812-275-3389.
Family and friends may express condolences at
www.daycarter.com.
Barbara Jean Strong – Mitchell
Barbara Jean Strong, 79, of Mitchell, passed away at 3:50 a.m. Wednesday, June 24, 2015, at the residence of her son.
Born June 17, 1936, in Wisconsin, she was the daughter of James Dilks and Violet (Albertson) Hands. She was previously married to Andrew Albertson and Richard Strong, both of whom preceded her in death.
Barbara was a homemaker.
Survivors include her children, Andy (Tammy) Albertson, Mitchell, Rita Albertson, Mitchell, Jack Albertson, Mitchell, Jerry Albertson, Bedford; siblings, Rosie (Tony) Yepez, Mataline Falls, Wisconsin, Margie (Tom) Morgan, Lafayette, Janet (Wayne) Crider, Lafayette, Jimmy Dilks, Attica, David Dilks, North Vernon; 11 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; 4 great great grandchildren
Her parents; both husbands; son, Jimmy Ray Albertson; and siblings, Susie Robinson and George Dilks, preceded her in death.
Graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Friday, June 26, at Mitchell Cemetery with Brother Jim Russell officiating.Friends may call from 11:00 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Friday at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.chastainfuneralhome.com

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