Pharos-Tribune

Obituaries

December 12, 2012

Emogene H. Whaley

Emogene H. Whaley, 90, Logansport, loving mother, devoted grandmother and friend to all, went home to be with her Lord on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012, at Chase Center.

Born Jan. 3, 1922, in Logansport, she was the daughter of Henry and Emma Overmyer Rothermel.

On June 11, 1941, in Logansport, she was married to Vernon Ray Whaley, who preceded in death Nov. 26, 1989.

A 1940 graduate of Logansport High School, Emogene was a member of All Saints Catholic Church and All Saints Ladies Society. She had been a member of the Rosary Society, Infant Jesus of Prague Study Club and the Daughters of Isabella.

Emogene retired in 1985 from the Logansport State Hospital. She had also been employed as a teachers’ aide at Fairview West school. During World War II she volunteered with the American Red Cross. Later she volunteered for the Cass County Heart Fund and March of Dimes.

Emogene loved her flower garden, as well as reading, painting, knitting, crafts and sewing.

Surviving are eight children, Kristen (Frank) Gilbert, Peru, Rita (Hollis) Moor, Twelve Mile, Janice Lomax, Theresa (Tom) McIntosh, Stephen (Peggy) Whaley, Mark (Carol) Whaley, all of Logansport, Mary Jo (Philip) Keenan, Rochester, Mich., and Charles (Tina) Whaley, Alexandria; a brother, David (Rita) Rothermel, Logansport, and a sister, Mary Catherine Rignier, Plymouth.

Seventeen grandchildren also survive, Frank Eric Gilbert, Chris Honick, Jennifer Davis, Derrick McIntosh, Brandon McIntosh, Dr. Zachary Whaley, Scott Emmerd, Brent Whaley, Nick Whaley, Krista Lawler, Mike Ditto, Kaitlin Keenan, Michael Keenan, Aaron Whaley, Alexandra Whaley, Miranda Jiminez and Kindra Cummings, 15 great-grandchildren and several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

Preceding in death were an infant daughter, Veronica Whaley, grandson, David Honick, and sons-in-law, Bill Honick and Alan Lomax.

The celebration of Emogene’s life will be a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. on Saturday at All Saints Catholic Church with Father Michael McKinney officiating.

Burial will be in St. Vincent’s Cemetery, Logansport. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. on Friday at Kroeger Funeral Home. A Scripture Service will be held at 8 p.m. Friday.

Memorial contributions may be made to All Saints Catholic School or the American Red Cross.

Condolences may be left online at www.kroegerfuneralhome.com.

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Obituaries
  • Zelda Burke MONTICELLO — Zelda Burke, 85, Monticello (Carroll County), passed away at 5:08 a.m. Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, at the Monticello Assisted Living and Healthcare Center in Monticello.Funeral Mass will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of The Lakes Catholic

    August 20, 2014

  • Joanna Reyes ROCHESTER — Joanna Reyes, 89, Rochester, passed away at 9:35 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, at her residence.A celebration of the life will be at 4 p.m. Thursday in the Good Family Funeral Home, 1200 W. 18th St., Rochester, with Chaplain Jason See offi

    August 20, 2014

  • Sharon N. Tuley WINAMAC — Sharon N. Tuley, 72, Winamac, passed away at 5:35 p.m. Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, at her residence.The Funeral Mass will be 11 a.m. (EDT) Saturday at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, Winamac, with the Rev. Leroy Kinnaman officiating.The visitation

    August 20, 2014

  • Patricia A. Baker WARSAW — Patricia A. Baker, 86, Warsaw, formerly of Akron, passed away at 7:29 p.m. Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, at her residence. Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Hartzler Funeral Home, 305 W. Rochester St., Akron, with Pastor Jeff Pfeifer officiatin

    August 19, 2014

  • Georgia P. Logsdon DELPHI — Georgia Logsdon, 88, Delphi passed away Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare, Delphi.Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the 1 p.m. service Friday, at the First Assembly of God Church, Delphi. Brad Burton officiating. Buria

    August 19, 2014

  • Joan Stewart DELPHI — Joan Stewart, 71, Delphi, passed away at Monticello Healthcare on Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014.Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the 2 p.m. service Thursday at Davidson Funeral Home. Pastor Brent Oliver officiating. Burial will be in Morning He

    August 19, 2014

  • OBT-PT081914 Nies.jpg Mary Ellen Nies Mary Ellen Nies, 89, Logansport, passed away peacefully at 7:50 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, at Pleasant Escape Assisted Living in Logansport.Born May 7, 1925, in Pulaski County, she was the daughter of the late Rudolph and Ella (McLochlin) Fox. She m

    August 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • OBT-PT081914 Benedict.jpg Terry Alan 'Jake' Benedict Sr. Terry Alan ‘Jake’ Benedict Sr., 65, Logansport, passed away at 5:25 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, in his residence surrounded by his family.Born Jan. 27, 1949, in Peru, he was the son of George and Alice (Walls) Benedict.On June 19, 1988, in Loganspo

    August 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • William Joseph 'Bill' Lemons BURNSVILLE, N.C. — William Joseph (Bill) Lemons, 55, Burnsville, N.C., passed away at 8:15 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, at Brookside Rehabilitation Center, Burnsville, N.C.He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert E. and Virginia Kate Lemons;

    August 19, 2014

  • OBT - PT081814 - Robert Peterson PIC - MS Robert G. Peterson BURNETTSVILLE – Robert G. Peterson, 75, of rural Burnettsville, passed away Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, at his home. He was born March 29, 1939, in Logansport, to George Washington and Norma LuLu Hayes Peterson. After graduating from Burnettsville High Sc

    August 18, 2014 1 Photo

Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Poll

Does Indiana need a statewide water management plan and an administrator to implement it?

Yes
No
Unsure
     View Results
Featured Ads
AP Video
Raw: IDF Footage Said to Show Airstrikes Police: Ferguson More Peaceful Raw: Aftermath of Airstrike in Gaza Raw: Thousands March on Pakistani Parliament Raw: World's Oldest Man Lives in Japan Fire Crews Tame Yosemite Fire Raw: Police Weapon Drawn Near Protesters, Media Raw: Deadly Landslides in Japan Raw: Explosions in Gaza As Airstrikes Resume Arrests Witnessed in Ferguson Charter Schools Alter Post-Katrina Landscape Texas Gov. Perry: Indictment 'a Political Act' US Officials: Video Shows American's Beheading Video Shows Ferguson Cop Months Before Shooting Heavy Rains Flood Arizona Roads US Trying to Verify Video of American's Killing FBI Director Addresses Ferguson Shooting in Utah Raw: Police at Scene of St. Louis Shooting Police: 2 Calif. Boys Planned School Shooting NOLA Police Chief Retires Amid Violent Crimes
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.