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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 1985- -THE INDIANAPOLIS STAR- PAGE 23 Services for Louis Kafovre, retired businessman, today Obitu "Jack' Holliday rites set for November ARIES Rites Thursday for engineer Edmund Fark A memorial service for W. J. "jack" Holliday Jr.. 65. Indianapolis, noted art collector and businessman, will be held in November at Crown Hill Cemetery. He died Oct. 16 in St. Joseph Hospital in Tuscon. Ariz., where he frequently visited his family's ranch. Mr. Holliday also was involved in numerous civic organizations. A native of Indianapolis, Mr. Holliday was the great-grandson of Indiana Gov. Conrad Baker. He attended Park School. Phillips Exeter Academy, Dartmouth College, the Evans Ranch School at Tuscon and the University of Arizona. Following service with a U.S. Marine air wing during World War II, he Joined W. J. Holliday & Co., a steel firm founded by his great-grandfather in 1859. He served there as assistant to the president. When the company was sold to Jones and Laughlin Steel Co. in 1955. Mr. Holliday either founded or served in an executive position with Quality Steel Treating Corp.. Industrial Haul Away Co., Holliday World Travel and with numerous real estate and investment companies in Chicago and Indianapolis. He maintained through the years an avid Interest and in-volvment in the Indianapolis John W. Shirley dies; founded Shirley Corp. the Valdosta Rotary Club and Mental Health Association, a di- rector of the first National Bank at Valdosta, a trustee of Valdos-i ta State College Foundation and i a director of the Boys and Girls : ' clubs at Valdosta. Survivors: wife. Frances De-?zarek Kafovre: sisters. Lucille , Tony. Helen Kafovre and Marga- : ret Kafovre. i Kenneth H. Mikels dies; was retired contractor Kenneth H. Mikels. 72. In-' dianapolis. a retired general con-tractor and founder of Mikfls Contracting and Cabinet Co., died Tuesday in Community Hospital, i Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday In Shirley Brothers East Chapel, with calling from 2 I p.m. to 9 p.m. today. Mr. Mikels was a general con-! tractor for 50 years, and founded ; Mikels Contracting & Cabinet Co. in 1957. He retired in 1978. i ' He had been a Civil Defense auxiliary policeman and was a ; member of the Indianapolis Con-' struction League, Gas Institute ; and East 10th Street Business-, men's Association. He was a former member of the Moose Lodge, Survivors: wife, Luella P. Mikels: sons. Kenneth E. and Dennis Mikels; daughters. Barbara : Mikels, Rosalie Hoddle and Shar-1 . on Biddlecombe. ; Elsie M. Schmidt Elsie M. Stevenson Schmidt. 66. a lifelong Indianapolis resident, died Tuesday in St. Francis Hospital Center. She was a retired production worker at Owens-Illinois Glass Co.' Private services are being arranged by Shirley Brothers Irving Hill Chapel. Survivors: husband. John W. Schmidt: son. John W. Schmidt Jr.: daughters, Shirley Bills. Elsie M. Schmidt and and Inez Clark. Mrs. Dollie Stuck Services for Mrs. Dollie Nico-1 son Stuck. 87. Greenwood, a retired Indianapolis school teacher, will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Wil-; son-St. Pierre Greenwood Chapel, with calling from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday. She died Monday in St. Francis Hospital Center. A native of Clay County, she had lived In Indianapolis and Greenwood for 42 years. She taught in Indianapolis Public Schools for 47. years, retiring In 1963. She was a graduate of Indiana State and Butler universities and was a member of the Greenwood Christian Church. Nature Study Club and Retired Teachers Association. She was the widow of Maurice Stuck. Rev. B.T. Washington Services for the Rev. Booker T. Washington. 51. Indianapolis. , pastor of Seven Star Baptist Church, will be at 1 1 a.m. Thursday in St. Luke Baptist Church. Calling will be from 3 p.m. to 9 p,m. today in Williams Martlndale Funeral Home. He died Saturday In Winona Hospital. He lived in Indianapolis for 33 years. He was a member of Prince of Peace Baptist Church, and was an Army veteran of the Korean War. Survivors: wife. Annie Washington: daughters. i Michelle and Pamela Washington. Sellna and Twyla Jimpson. and Debra Beard. I.' Charles E. Wilson Jr. Services for Charles, E. Wilson Jr.. 47, New Castle, formerly of Indianapolis, will be at I p.m. Thursday In Craig Funeral Home. Calling will be for two hours before services begin. He died Monday In New Castle State Hospital. Survivors: sisters. Dorothy Bell, Minnie and Patricia Webster and Bessie Robinson: brother. Richard Wilson. Services for Louis Kafovre. 73, Valdosta. Ga., formerly of Indianapolis and a retired ITT Thompson Industries executive, will be at 2 p.m. today In Chris , Episcopal Church. Valdosta. He died Monday in a Valdosta hospital. He was born in Indianapolis and was an executive, vice president of ITT Thompson Industries Division of ITT Corp., retiring In 1973 after 27 years. Mr. Kafovre graduated from Purdue Univesity In 1933. As an Army major during World War II, he was director of engineering for the' Armed Forces in the western Pacific. He was named Georgia's Industrial ambassador by that state's governor in 1961. The Atlanta chapter of the American Society of Tool Engineers named : him man of the year In 1956. and ' he was named to Who's Who in American Industry and Commerce. He was a former president of Anne M. Kottenbrook Services for Anne M. Ham Kottenbrook. 88. Indianapolis, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday In Shirley Brothers Irving Hill Chapel, with calling from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. today. She died Saturday In Winona Hospital. She was born in Kentucky and had lived in Indianapolis since 1954. She was a member of Emerson Avenue Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday School, and its Good Fellowhip Class and choir. She also was a member of the American Baptist Women's Missionary Society. Survivors: husband. Earl N. Kottenbrook; son. Earl N. Kottenbrook Jr. Carol E. Locke Private services will be conducted for Carol E. Miller Locke. 55. Indianapolis. Calling will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. today In Flanner & Buchanan Shadeland Mortuary. ' She died Monday in her home. A resident of Indianapolis most of her life, she had been a secretary, working two years at State Farm Insurance before her retirement in 1983. Memorial contributions may be made to the National Foundation of Ectodermal Dysplasia. Survivors: husband. Glenn Locke: sons, Larry and Michael Spil-beler; daughters. Donna Harley. Cindy Spllbeler. Diane West. Lemon,d Murrell Services for Lemond Murrell. 79. Indianapolis, will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Zion Hope Baptist Church. Calling will be from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday in Williams Martlndale Funeral Home. He died Sunday in Wishard Memorial Hospital from injuries suffered in an automobile accident at 36th Street and Forest Manor Avenue. He had worked 25 years as a parts washer at Detroit Diesel Allison Division of General Motors Corp.. retiring in 1960. He was a member of Zion Hope Baptist Church. Meridian Masonic Lodge. Scottish Rile. Persian Shrine and 25th Street Men's Club. Survlors: son. Lemond Murrel Jr.: daughter. Elo-' ise Ellington. Nina M. Northam Morristown. Ind. Services for Nina McClintock Northam. 86. Morristown. will be at 11 a.m. today In Frazler Funeral Home. Morristown. She died Monday In a Greenfield nursing home. She was the widow of Clarence Northam. Survivors: daughters. Norma Ross and Margaret Meador: stepdaughters. Joan Parks. Rosemary Johnson: stepson, Richard Northam. John W. Parsons Services for John William Parsons. 72. Indianapolis, will be at 10 a.m.. Thursday In Jordan-Lawrence Funeral Home. Calling will be from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. today. He died Monday In Methodist Hospital. A bricklayer, he was a member of the Bricklayers. Masons and Tile Setters Union. He retired In 1975. A native of Winchester. Ky., he lived in Indianapolis about 45 years. He was an Army veteran of World War II. Survivors: wife. , Elma Sutter' Parsons: son. Stephen Parsons: daughters. Joyce. Jones. Martha Owens and Patricia Thompson. Bessie Gladys Powell Bessie Gladys Mathls Powell. 98. Connersvllle, formerly of Indianapolis, died Tuesday In Fayette Memorial Hospital. Con-, nersvllle. Services will be at 1 1 a.m. Friday In Showalter-Black-well. Myers Chapel. Connersvllle. with calling from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday. She was a member of Dunlapsvllle Women's Club and Mount Pleasant United Methodist Hospital. She was the widow of Thomas Elza Powell. She was born In Marlon County and had lived In Indiana-polls until 1920. when she moved to the Connersvllle area. Survivors: sons. Robert D.. Mil-burns P. and Charles E. Powell: daughter. Clara L. Stevens. 500-Mile Race, sponsoring several racing teams. A benefactor, life member and trustee-at-large for the Indianapolis Museum of Art, he was closely associated in the art world with Indianapolis collector Harrison Eiteljorg. A collector himself, Mr. Holliday served as a consultant to Eiteljorg on Western American Art. He was a former member of the Dartmouth Alumni Council and president of the group's Indianapolis chapter. He served on the boards of trustees of Park School. Norway Foundation. Goodwill Industries Inc., Indiana Zoological Association and was former chairman of the Republican Finance Committee of Marion County. He was also a member of the Explorers Club of America at New York City. Campfire Club of America. Rancheros of Santa Barbara, Calif., and the University Club, Indianapolis Athletic Club, Country Club of Indianapolis and Columbia Club. A memorial service will be held Nov. 21 at 11 a.m. in the Gothic Chapel at Crown Hill Cemetery. The widower of Lianne Lytell Holliday. he is survived by a sister, Mrs. Eugene (Winston Holliday) Dines:a brother. J. S. Holliday and a cousin, John H. Holliday. cational philanthropy to Northwestern University. He was a former Boy Scout, having achieved Eagle Scout rank in 1925. He was the widower of Dorothy Anne Shirley. Memorial contributions may be made to University Heights Hospital Foundation or the National Audubon Society. Survivors: daughters. Kathleen S. Poor and Suanne Shirley. Zoning appeals hoard turns down 2d cycle clubhouse A Metropolitan Board of Zoning appeals Tuesday refused a request from the Gunslingers Motorcycle Club to continue using a building at 2455 Dr. Martin Luther King Street as a clubhouse. The action made the Gunslingers the second motorcycle club in the last four weeks to lose its bid to remain on the city's Northwestside. Earlier, the zoning appeals board also told the Roughrlders Motorcycle Club that It could no longer use a building at 2658 Dr. Martin Luther King Street as a clubhouse. The Gunslingers clubhouse has been a source of complaints filed by neighborhood residents and interferes with the city's comprehensive plan for development in the area, the staff of the Division of Development Service contended. About 50 residents of the neighborhood turned out in opposition to the motorcycle club's request. CORRECTION The Indianapolis Office Supply ad that appeared in the Sunday Star Oct. 20th Business i Financial section was incorrect. It should have read: "Fret Lunch 1 Gift Offer applies only to the Keystone it the Crossing location." We regret any inconvenience caused to our customers. office sunraty MIKE HORNAK Services for Edmund J.W. Fark. 89. Indianapolis, one of the city's pioneer automotive engineers, will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in St. Matthew Lutheran Churcjj. Calling will be from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. today in Flanner and Buchanan Broad Ripple Mortuary, and Thursday from 10 a.m. until .services at the church. He died Sunday in Community Hospital. Mr, Fark was manager of Oil Appliance Co. for more than 30 years and sales representative for oil equipment made by various manufacturers. Earlier, he had owned an automobile repair garage and was service manager for Brown-Wills-St. Clair automobile dealers during the 1920s and 30s. His career in the Indianapolis automobile manufacturing Industry began with work on the development of engines for Stutz Motor Car Co. Then he was foreman at Marmon-Herrington Co. Active many years In auto racing. Mr. Fark was a mechanic at the Indianapolis 500-Mile Race and later a member of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway press Information crew, retiring from that annual race duty about five years ago. In the 1930s. Mr. Fark and famed driver Wilbur Shaw owned a dirt-track race car. And Albert J. Anderson Services for Albert J. Anderson. 71. a lifelong resident of Indianapolis, will be at 1 1 a.m. Thursday in Williams Meridian Funeral Home. Calling will be from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. today. He died Sunday in Wishard Memorial Hospital. He had worked 28 years at Detroit Diesel Allison Division of General Motors Corp. before retiring in 1979. An Army veteran of World War II. he was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. He also was a member of St. Paul Baptist Church and United Auto Workers Local 933. Survivors: ' wife. Dorothy Anderson: son. Anthony Anderson: (laughters, Nanry Peterson. Beatrice Moss. Sondra Bates. Anna L. Anderson Services for Anna L. Piearson Anderson. 76. Indianapolis, will be at 1 1 a.m. Friday in Summers Northeast Funeral Chapel, with calling from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday. She was born In Florence. Ala., and had lived In Indianapolis 50 years. She was a member of Corinthian Baptist Church. She was the widow of Earl Anderson. Survivors: sons. Paul. William and Earl Anderson Jr. Emerson Bridewater Services for Emerson W. Bridgewater. 62. a lifelong In-' dianapolis resident, will be at 8 p.m. Thursday In Craig Funeral Home. Calling will be from 6 p.m. Thursday until services. He died Monday in Wishard Memorial Hospital. He was an employee of G. G. Fisher Garage 18 years before retirement In 1976. Survivors: sons. Stephen. Dan-lei. Leslie and Emerson Bridge-water II: daughters. Stephanie , Martin and Sharon Bridgeport. Crystal M. Caudill Services for day-old Infant Crystal Michelle Caudill will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday In G.H. Herrmann Madison Avenue Fu-"neral Home. She was born In ' Wishard Memorial Hospital and died Saturday In Riley Hospital ' for Children. Survivors: parents, Angela Jane and Richard T. Caudill Sr.: brothers. Gary and Richard T. Caudill Jr.: grandparents. Wanda S. Young, John E. Young, Greg L. Rogers and Jack-.le Brown: great-grandmothers, 4,Vlvlan Foster and Pansey Young. Indiana deaths v ' Bloomlngdale Irene Cox Woody. 77, widow of James Woody " Brazil Emery D. Reffett. J 75. ' Fnlton Robert W. Baker. ; 82, husband of Miriam Fenters Baker. . Loganiport Grace Glass ,'Cotner, 88. widow of Charles !' Cotner: Daisy Louther Oliver. 85. widow of Dexter Oliver. . New Albany Pauline Peck, j 78. widow of E. LaGrande Peck. New Castle Ruby Howell .orrls. 92. Pekln - Nannie M. Bledsoe ; Gibson. 69. widow of Lloyd E. Gibson. ' Rochester Charles Edgar Riddle. 85. husband of Irma Schertz Riddle. Salem Debra J. Warton. '22. Terre Haute Sudle Harris, 89: Maxlne E. Maxwell. 67, wife of William J. Maxwell Sr. in the late 1940s. Mr. Fark designed a fueling system used in most of the pits at the Speedway at that time. He was a member of a group of pilots who flew open-cockpit biplanes from the former Shoen Field before World War II. , He was a former president of the Universal Club, a former member of the board of the National Council of Oil Jobbers, a member of the Indianapolis 500 Oldtimers Club and St. Matthew Lutheran Church. A native of Holland in Dubois County, he had lived In Indianapolis most of his life. Survivors: wife.' Mathilda En-gel Fark: daughters. Ruth Banta. Barbara Rafferty, and Betty Pa-vey. t Carl William Cowell Plalnfield, Ind. - Services for Carl William Cowell. 78, Plain-field, will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in Hampton-Gentry Funeral Home, with calling from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. today, lie died Monday In Hendricks County Hospital. He was a native of Green County. Pa., and had lived in Plalnfield for several years. He had been an electrician 22 years for Public Service Indiana, retiring in 1972. He was a member of Indiana Saddle Club and Plain-field Friends Meeting. Survivors: wife. Mary Ondorff Cowell: daughter. Mary Ann Bartolovich: son. John William Cowell. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association. Harry II. Fellerman Greenfield. Ind. Harry R. "Fuzzy" Fellerman. 77. Greenfield, died Tuesday in Hancock Memorial Hospital. He was a retired farmer. He was a member of Finks United Church of Christ. Osgood. Ind., and Amity United Methodist Church here. He was born in Osgood and lived in Greenfield since 1942. Memorial contributions may be made to the Amity United Methodist Church. Greenfield. Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday in Hen-dryx Mortuary. Cumberland, with calling from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday. Survivors: wife. Irma Fellerman: son. Thomas Fellerman. Henrietta II. Caver Services for Henrietta Hanna Poe Gaver. Laurel. Md.. formerly of Indianapolis, will be at 3 p.m. Thursday In Flanner & Buchanan Broad Ripple Mortuary, with calling for two hours before services begin. She died Friday In a Laurel hospital. She was born In Linton and lived in Indianapolis for 47 years before moving to Laurel. She was the widow of Wendell P. Hanna and Michael P. Gaver Jr. Survivors: sons. Gary E. and Robert E. Hanna: daughter. Barbara Sue Roche; stepson. Michael P. Gaver III. Charles Guthrie Charles Guthrie. 60. Monrovia, a former Indianapolis resident, died Tuesday in Methodist Hospital. He was a surface lineman for Indianapolis Power & Light Co. 31 years before retiring In 1984. He was a native of St. Albans. W. Va.. and had lived In Indianapolis 14 years before moving -to Monrovia In 1967. The Army veteran of World War II was a member of the American Legion. Mooresvlllc Post of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and Disabled American Veterans. Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday In Jones Family Mortuary. Mooresvllle, where calling will be from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday. Survivors: wife. Florence Brun-ton Guthrie: son. L. Charles Guthrie. Vern 'Hud Hastings Private graveside services for Vern "Bud" Hastings. 70. a lifelong Indianapolis resident, will be Thursday In Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Wllson-St. Pierre Funeral Service. He died Monday In Wishard Memorial Hospital. He had been a cab driver several years for Black & White Cab Co., retiring In 1962. He also worked previously for several cab companies. Survivor: sister, Fern Ellis. ; Robert. A.' Pullen ' Services for the Rev. Robert A. Pullen, 71, Indianapolis, will be at 1 p.m. Friday In All Friends Missionary Baptist Church, with calling from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday In Williams Meridian Funeral Home. He died Sunday In his home. He founded Greater Than I Primitive Baptist Church In Indianapolis, and was a member of Truestone Primitive Baptist Church. He was an Army veteran of World War II. Survivors: wife, Maurlne Pullen: daughters, Roble Fllppln. Mary F. Ellison and Annette Perkins. Services for John William Shirley. 76. Bloomington. formerly of Indianapolis, will be at 4 p.m. Thursday in the Gothic Chapel at Crown Hill Cemetery, with calling for one hour before services begin. Calling also will be from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. today in Allen Funeral Home, Blooming-ton. Mr. Shirley was the founder and owner of Shirley Corp. in Indianapolis, and latec was president of Wrap-On Corp. In Chicago. He received a variety of awards from the National Hardware Association for his work in advancement of sales and business concepts. He was born in Indianapolis and lived here for more than 50 years before moving to Chicago, lie moved to Punta Gorda. Fla., eight years ago and returned to Bloomington last year. He attended Culver Military Academy. DcPauw University and Indiana University. He was a member of Phi Kappa Psi fraternity, the Culver Military Academy Alumni Association and guail Ridge Country Club in Bloomington. ' Mr. Shirley also was director of the Tom Russell Foundation in Chicago, which manages edu- Charles M. Worthington Services for Staff Sgt. Charles Michael Worthington. 40. Indianapolis, will be at 1 1 a.m. Thursday In Friendship Missionary Baptist Church. Calling will be from I p.m. to 5 p.m. today at Stuart Mortuary and from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the church. He died Monday In the Roudcbush Cold Spring Road Veterans Administration Hospital. He retired in March after 18 years In the Marines. He was born in Harlan County. Ky.. and lived In Indianapolis four years. He was a member of the Friendship Missionary Baptist Church and Montford Point Marine Association. Indianapolis chapter. Survivors: wife. Marcia A. Radford Worthington: stepsons. Michael Anthony and Marcus Andrew Anderson: daughters, Michelle and Tamlka Worthington: stepmother, Louise Worthington; grandmother, Isabcll Slmms. The assistance of the professional funeral director is especially important when someone close to you has died. But your funeral director can be equally as important to you prior to actual need. We provide complete information on pre arrangements and pre-financing plans including trust agreements, available now without cost or obligation. Feel free to ask us for assistance. After all, that's why we're here. FEENEY-HORNAK MORTUARIES i Nellie Young ' Nellie McGllI Young. 93. a longtime Indianapolis resident, died Tuesday In Community Hospital. Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday In Shirley Brothers Irving Hill Chapel, with calling from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday. She was born In Kentucky and had lived here 72 years. She was a Pink Lady volunteer at Community Hospital for 14 years and a member of Irvlngton United Methodist Church and Its Women's Society. Memorial contributions may be made to the church. She was the widow of Joseph Young. Survivors: sons. Robert M. and Joseph Young Jr.; daughter, Evelyn A. Raulenberg. -Man dies in crash A 46-year-old truck driver from Muncle was killed In a' two-vehicle crash on Ind. 28 near Frankfort. Bobby Clemens died Monday night when his semitrailer truck hit the back of a farm combine driven by Arthur Beard, 55, Frankfort, Beard was not Injured, authorities said. A sheriff's deputy said the combine had flashing lights displayed. KEYSTONE CHAPEL 71st at Keystone 257-4271 SHADELAND CHAPEL 1307 N. Shadeland 353-6101 WESTGATE CHAPEL 7110 West 10th St. 241-8518 MIKE FEENEY

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