October 25, 2017


Dorothy “Dottie” Denny – Bedford
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June 26, 1944 – October 22, 2017
Dorothy “Dottie” Denny, 73, of Bedford, passed away at 1:52 a.m. on Sunday, October 22, 2017, at IU Health Bloomington Hospital.
Born June 26, 1944, in Bedford, Indiana, she was the daughter of Ralph and Mabel (Turpen) Fortner.
She married John Denny on May 26, 1962; and he preceded her in death on September 25, 2015.
She was a graduate of Shawswick High School. Dottie worked at NWSC Crane and American County Insurance Company. She was a member of First Christian Church. She volunteered at St. Vincent Dunn Hospital with the Pink Ladies, and also ran the gift shop.
Surviving are two sons, Brian (Sheila) Denny, of Bourbonnais, IL, and Jeff (Denise) Denny, of Bedford; several grandchildren; several great- grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, John; and brother, Darrel Fortner.
Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, October 27, 2017 at the Ferguson-Lee Chapel of Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes, with Pastor Lindy Hopkins officiating. Burial will be in Leatherwood Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the service hour at the funeral chapel.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Vincent Dunn Hospital Pink Ladies.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fergusonlee.com.
A. Ralph Zuttarelli – Bedford
June 10, 1935 – October 22, 2017
A. Ralph Zuttarelli, 82, of Bedford, passed away on Sunday, October 22, 2017 at IU Health Bloomington Hospital.
Born June 10, 1935, in Chicago, IL, he was the son of Anthony Leonard and Mary Catherine (Ross) Zuttarelli.
He married Judith Stewart; and she survives.
He was a graduate of Oolitic High School. Ralph was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Bedford and a member of the Knights of Columbus, Council #1166. He was a Veteran of the United States Army.
He worked as a financial operations analyst for General Electric.
Surviving are his wife, Judith, of Bedford; one daughter, Anna Maria Matthews and her husband, John, of Hudson, MA; one son, Anthony Paul Zuttarelli and his wife Sandra, of Palmdale, CA; two sisters, Mary Louise Morgan, of Bedford, and Sarah Ann Bryant, of Oolitic; one brother, James Zuttarelli, of Bloomington; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one son, Lenza Joseph Zuttarelli.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 28, 2017 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, with Father Rick Eldred and Deacon Dave Reising officiating. Burial will be in Cresthaven Memory Gardens.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Vincent de Paul Catholic School Adopt-A-Student Tuition Fund.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fergusonlee.com.
Steven Wayne Elkins – Mitchell
September 25, 1958 – October 24, 2017
Steven Wayne Elkins, 59, of Mitchell, died at 8:45 am on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at his residence.
Born September 25, 1958, he was the son of Caroll Eugene and Mildred Elkins. He was an electronics technician at
RCA and attended Woodville Baptist Church.
Survivors include his companion, Debbie Fleenor, of Mitchell; two daughters, Casandra Elkins and Kathleen Elkins, both of Bedford; seven grandchildren; two brothers, Mike and Rick Elkins; one sister, Cathy.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Gary.
Private services will be held with burial in Cresthaven Memory Gardens.
Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.

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