BEECH GROVE — Ruth Cruse, 87, passed away Saturday in Beech Grove. She was born in Montgomery to the late Dewey and Julia Flynn Arvin. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack B. Cruse, and a brother, Leonard Arvin. Ruth was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and will be greatly missed. She was a member of Holy Name Catholic Church in Beech Grove since 1952. She is survived by sons, Jack Jr. (Sharon), Larry (Cheri), Greg (Angie), Mark (Nancy), Michael, and Tom (Jenny) Cruse; 21 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; brother, Norbert Arvin; and sisters, Monica Shuffman, Jean Bultman, Therese Gruber and Laverne Teipen. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at Holy Name Catholic Church. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation is from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Little and Sons Funeral Home, Beech Grove Chapel. Memorial contributions may be made to Holy Name Catholic Church. www.littleandsonsbeechgrove.com
Died Feb. 9, 2013
Robert Pennington, 72, Shoals, died Friday at 1:15 p.m. at his residence. Arrangements are being handled by Queen-Lee Funeral Home.
Danny Lee Thomas
Danny Lee Thomas, 72, died at 3:25 p.m. Thursday at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh.
Born Oct. 21, 1940, he was the son of Ellen (Veale) Padgett. A graduate of Jasper High School in 1958, he attended the University of Kentucky at Hopkinsville.
James Gregory Stroud
James Gregory “Greg” Stroud, 55, died May 18 in Indianapolis.
Ronald J. Robling, 73, died at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Memorial Hospital and Healthcare Center in Jasper.
Benny Ivan McDermed, 78, of Washington, died at 10:58 p.m. Monday at Deaconess Gateway Hospital. Born July 5, 1934, in Bedford, he was the son of Orval and Ivana (Terrell) McDermed.
Aaron Max Banta, 72, passed away at 9:25 p.m. Wednesday at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Evansville. Aaron was born April 17, 1941, in Washington, the son of Harold Max and Ermel Louise (Stafford) Banta.
William Forest Malone, 69, born in Scotland, Ind., to Ernest C. and Hazel I. (Woodruff) Malone, passed from this life after a brief illness at his home on Tuesday.
Roy C. Fisher, 82, passed away Saturday at Good Samaritan Hospital. Born Jan. 13, 1931, in Lawrence County, Ill., he was the son of Willard and Martha (Timms) Fisher.
Sue Ann Armes
Sue Ann Armes, 66, of Washington, died Monday at St. Mary’s Hospital in Evansville. Born Oct. 22, 1946, in Washington, she was the daughter of John W. and Vonlue (Himsel) Barber.
Makenlie Robinson (Lakatos)
Makenlie Jean Robinson (Lakatos) was granted her angel wings Friday, following a short illness.
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