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G. Kay Jones

G. Kay Jones, age 75, New Castle resident, passed away Saturday, July 4, 2015 at her residence following an extended illness. She was born February 14, 1940 in New Castle, IN a daughter of the late Marion W. and Helen Agnes Neff Grimm. She was a lifelong Henry County resident, and was raised in Mt.…

Donna Jean Protsman

STRAUGHN – Donna Jean Protsman, 76, of Straughn passed away Sunday afternoon June 21, 2015 at I.U.- Ball Hospital in Muncie, Indiana. A daughter of the late Elmer and Freda (Summan) Walters, Donna was born in Straughn, Indiana on August 20, 1938. She was raised in the Bentonville community and attended school there until they…

Eleanor “Ann” Bond

Eleanor “Ann”  (Bouslog) Bond, 75, of New Castle, passed away on the afternoon of Sunday, June 14, 2015 at Henry County Hospital. She was born June 1, 1940 in Henry County, a daughter of the late James and Irene (Knollman) Bouslog. Eleanor attended St. Anne Catholic School and was a 1958 graduate of New Castle High…

Richard Dean Bell

Richard Dean Bell, 51, a resident of Mooreland passed away unexpectedly Saturday, June 6, 2015 at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born May 22, 1964 in New Castle and was a 1982 graduate of Union High School. Richard was employed at Parker Machinery Movers in Indianapolis since 2009. He had formerly been employed…

Francis Carl Nunley

Francis Carl Nunley, 73, of Modoc, IN passed away Monday, May 25, 2015 at Reid Hospital and Healthcare Services of Richmond, IN. He was born July 22, 1941 in Logger, TN the son of Pete and Abbie (Coffelt) Nunley. Francis retired in 1986, after 23 years at the General Motors Forge Plant of Muncie, IN.…

Peggy Harding White

Peggy Harding White, age 74, a lifelong New Castle resident, passed away unexpectedly Monday, May 11, 2015 at her residence. She was born December 28, 1940 in Hillsboro, Ohio, a daughter of the late Floyd and Neva Norris Harding. Peggy was raised in New Castle and was a 1959 graduate of New Castle Chrysler High…

Video Honoring Danny Danielson

The following is a video of Donald “Danny” C. Danielson when he was honored last year at the Indiana Historical Society. Danielson and his late wife, Patty, were instrumental in establishing the Henry County Community Foundation and it was their service, dedication and influence that contributed to its success. They were among a strong core group of…

On Danny Danielson, Champion for Henry County

Statement from the Henry County Community Foundation On Danny Danielson, Champion for Henry County Danny Danielson, age 95, of New Castle, Indiana passed away on Thursday, May 7 at home after a short illness but the legacy he leaves his hometown community of Henry County will never be lost. Danielson and his late wife, Patty, were…

Donald C. Danielson

  Donald C. Danielson, Indiana philanthropist and business leader, died Thursday at his home in New Castle after a brief illness. He was 95. “Danny” Danielson served as vice chairman of City Securities, the oldest and largest Indiana-based investment bank, commuting regularly to his office in Indianapolis until the months preceding his death. He was…

Personal Planner: Zero-Tax Cash and Trust

About 15 years ago Linda’s father passed away. As her inheritance, she received a commercial lot that was a mile outside of town. At the time she received the inherited property, it was worth about $100,000. During those 15 years, the town has grown and there are now commercial buildings on both sides of her…

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