Douglas Welch Lindvall, 68, of Springfield, passed away at 1:53 a.m. on Friday, January 29, 2016 at St. John's Hospital.
Douglas was born August 25, 1947 in Plymouth, Indiana, the son of Lawrence and Martha Welch Lindvall.
Douglas attended Vincennes University and Eastern Illinois University where he was a member of Sigma Pi Fraternity. Douglas owned North Central Meats. He was a buyer for Bunn Capital Corporation and while there, established their meat department. He also owned Nelson's Catering for 20 years. He was a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Rochester, where he served as an Elder. He had a passion for coaching high school basketball, and was dedicated to thoroughbred horse racing.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one granddaughter Madelyn Trapani and sister, Marsha Banning.
He is survived by two sons, Joshua Lindvall and Jeffry (Rebekah) Lindvall both of Springfield; one daughter, Jennifer (Larry) Trapani of Springfield; seven grandchildren, Addison and Kennedy Lindvall; Juliet, Aurora, and June Lindvall; and Dominic and Matthew Trapani; one brother, Lawrence (Janet) Lindvall of Indiana; one sister, Sharon (Norman) Witt of Florida; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation: Family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February, 2, 2016 at Kirlin-Egan & Butler Funeral Home, 900 S. 6th Street, Springfield.
Funeral Ceremony: 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, February, 3, 2016 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1 Camelot Drive, Rochester, with Pastor Samuel Jansen officiating.
Graveside Ceremony: 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 4, 2016 at the Masonic Cemetery in Culver Indiana.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Jimmy V. Foundation – E.S.P.N., 14600 Western Parkway, Cary, NC 27513.
Published in The State Journal-Register on Jan. 30, 2016.
Michael A. Johnson, 67, of Frankfort, passed away Friday, January 15, 2016, at IU Health Arnett Hospital in Lafayette.
He was born June 10, 1948, in Frankfort, to the late William Thomas Johnson and Mary Elizabeth (Sentz) Johnson, and she survives. On August 12, 1978, he married Cathy Ogden in Frankfort.
Mike graduated from Frankfort Senior High School in 1966. While at Vincennes University, Johnson pledged the Alpha Chapyer of Sigma Pi Fraternity in 1967. He was a farmer and worked at Sun Chemical as a Lab Technician. He served six years in the US National Guard as an Infantry Scout. He was an avid tennis player and loved Purdue Basketball.
Surviving are his wife, Cathy Johnson; two children, Michael O. Johnson of Frankfort, and Morgan Elizabeth Blair, and her husband Martez, of Panama City, FL; one brother, Randy L. Johnson, and his wife Vicki, of Tucson, AZ; and three grandchildren, Liam Michael, Leyton Martez, and Lane Morgan Blair, all of Panama City, FL.
A memorial service will be held on Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church in Frankfort, with Pastor Ed Pearson officiating. Visitation will be at the church from 11:30 a.m. until time of service. Memorials in Mike’s name may be made to Clinton County Cancer or Trinity United Methodist Church. Arrangements are entrusted to Genda Funeral Home in Frankfort. Online condolences may be directed to www.gendafuneralhome.com.
Shane Deaton (Spring '06) was recently elected to the position of City Council in Austin, Indiana.
Deaton was sworn in during a ceremony held on Saturday, December 19, where he will serve for four years and can run for re-election thereafter. As a member of the legislative body, Deaton and the other members of the City Council can exercise many of the powers given cities through the passage of ordinances and appropriation of money.
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