July 4, 2016


Virginia Phillips-Baker – Springville
March 18, 1943 – July 2, 2016
Virginia Phillips-Baker, 73, of Springville, died at 5:45 pm on Saturday, July 2, 2016 at Westview Nursing & Rehab. in Bedford.
Born March 18, 1943 in Columbia, MS, she was the daughter of Jane Robinson. She married William Phillips and he preceded her in death. She later married Robert Baker and he also preceded her in death. She was a homemaker and a member of the Springville Grace Baptist Church. She loved to crochet and spend time with her family, especially her grandkids and great grandkids.
Survivors include her children, Jerome Hettle and wife, Debbie, of Bedford, Wesley Phillips and wife, Tina, of Springville, Lisa Hillenburg and husband, Robin, of Heltonville, Greg Baker and wife, Kathy, of Springville, Teresa Picou and husband, Lee, of Springville; her companion pet, Laci Lou; her grandchildren, Carla Hettle and fiancé, Matt Roberts, Daniel Phillips, Darren Phillips and wife, Danika, Chad Hillenburg and wife, Katrina, Dawn Harris, Aaron Baker, Daniel Baker, Robin Parker and husband, Dustin, and John Picou; great grandchildren, Emmalynn Harris, William Phillips, Hanah Parker, Reid Parker and Meryssa Meadows.
She was preceded in death by her parents, both husbands, and a grandson, Colin Crose.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, July 6th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Bro. Alan Phillips, Rev. Bob Phillips, and a grandson, Chad Hillenburg officiating. Burial will follow in Springville Cemetery West. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, July 5th and from 10 a.m. until the hour of service on Wednesday, July 6th at the Day & Carter Mortuary.
Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com
Frances L. (Manzenberger) Potts – Bloomington
July 30, 1942 – July 1, 2016
Frances L. (Manzenberger) Potts, 73, of Bloomington, died at 1:28 p.m. on Friday, July 1, 2016 at I.U. Hospice House in Bloomington.
Born July 30, 1942, in Bedford, she was the daughter of Francis Xavier Manzenberger and Anah (Gabbert) Manzenberger Crouch. She married Gerald “Bud” Potts on September 2, 1960 and he survives. She retired as an administrator for U.S. Fish and Wildlife. She was an active member in the Bloomington First Church of God where she served as a Sunday school teacher, a vacation bible school teacher and youth group leader. She was a Girl Scout troop leader with the Tulip Trace Council.
Survivors include her husband, “Bud”, of Bloomington; daughter, Cathy Marciniak and her husband, Robert, of San Antonio, TX; daughter, Cassie Potts, of Bloomington; two grandchildren, Kimberly Marciniak, of Peoria, IL and Adam Marciniak, of San Antonio, TX; several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and a brother, John Manzenberger.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 9th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Pastor Dan Herron officiating. Burial will follow in the Green Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the hour of service on Saturday, July 9th at the Day & Carter Mortuary.
Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.
Mary Frances Robbins – Oolitic
November 9, 1918 – June 30, 2016
Mary Frances Robbins, 97, of Oolitic, died at 9:45 p.m. on Thursday, June 30, 2016 at her residence.
Born November 9, 1918 in Bedford, IN, she was the daughter of Anthony and Mary (Magnus) Granato. She married Wayne H. Robbins on February 14, 1942 and he preceded her in death on December 28, 1986. She was a member of the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church and the Altar Society. She first worked for the WPA Program. She then worked at Burns City (now Crane) in the late 1930’s as an administrative assistant until she met Wayne. Later she, with her husband, founded Professional Pharmacy and ConvaCare Services working until her retirement in 1999. She was an avid reader and loved her books. She will be remembered for her Italian cooking.
Survivors include two sons, Michael Robbins and wife, Candy, Patrick Robbins and wife, Sharon all of Bedford; five grandchildren, Michelle Sarber and husband, Bryan, and Joseph Robbins all of Indianapolis, Kristy Woodward, and Holly Woodward, and husband, Brandon, all of Bedford, Joshua Robbins and wife, Carla, of Oolitic; five great grandsons; several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, four siblings, Bobby Granato, Ruby Granato, Angela Dillon and Henry Granato.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, July 5th at the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Father Rick Eldred and Deacon Dave Reising officiating. Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday, July 4th at the Day & Carter Mortuary where a Rosary will be prayed at 7:30 p.m.
The family asks that friends consider memorial contributions be made to the St. Vincent de Paul Altar Society or Building Fund.
Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.

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