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This page contains obituaries or death notices (full or extract) of former Howard County residents.  If you have a notice you would like to add, please send to  Debby.

Raymond KAIL (?-1942)

Kokomo Tribune - after 30 Nov 1942

Name: Raymond KAIL
Died: 30 Nov 1942 at Veterans' Hospital in Indianapolis.
Services: Rich mortuary - American Legion services
Burial: Crown Point cemetery "soldier's plot"


Kokomo Tribune, June 13, 1914
Submitter: Adina Dyer

MRS. KENDALL DEATH-- Wife of Howard N. Kendall Dies Following Operation
This morning occurred the death of Mrs. Myrtle Kendall, wife of Howard N. Kendall, 519 North Courtland Avenue. Death is believed to have resulted from an operation for appendicitis which she underwent several days ago.
Since the operation Mrs. Kendall has been gradually sinking. Death came to her relief this morning. The funeral will be held Monday forenoon at 10 o'clock.

Ruth Irene KILANDER (1897 - 1990)

See Ruth Irene KILANDER BAGWELL obit extract


Mrs. De Anna TAPP KNEPPLE (1874 -1948)

Kokomo Tribune - Monday, 19 Jul 1948, p 11

Age: 74
Died: 12:15 Sunday, 18 Jul 1948 at home [534 West Sycamore, Kokomo] after an illness of 5 yeras.
Born: 21 Apr 1874 in Mt. Sterling KY - the 7th of 10 children; 3 brothers and a sister preceded her in death.
Parents: James & Josephine (HAHN) TAPP
Married: Dr. La Marr KNEPPLE of Kokomo on 12 Jul 1899.
Survivors: husband and only daughter Mrs. Wilma SMITH; one brother, James TAPP; 4 sisters, Mrs. Frances MCCORD; Mrs. Emma SCHWEITZER, Mrs. Zoe ALEXANDER; Mrs. Betty PRATT; several nieces and nephews.
At age 14, her family moved to Ladoga, Montgomery Co, IN, then moved to Kokomo when a young woman & worked at the Thalman & Levi Company. She and her husband moved from Kokomo to Wakarusa IN around 1906, where their daughter was born, later returning to Kokomo.
Mrs. KNEPPLE was a member of the Grace Methodist Church; active in her community and political and social welfare work. In 1920, she ran for state representative on the Democratic ticket, leading the party ticket. She was also a member of the Metropolitan police board, served on the board of directors of the Kokomo Day Nursery & Y.W.C.A. She organized the Red Cross auxiliary during WWI and was presented a medal for that effort.
Services: at family home & Fenn Funeral Home
Burial: Memorial Park Cemetery

The following information was found in the Cemeteries of Howard County website:
Memorial Park Cemetery: KNEPPLE De Anna Tapp: Born 1874 - died 18 JUL 1948, age 74. Buried 18 JUL 1948 in the Calvary section. link to photo of family stone -- link to closeup of inscription

Nick N. KODREA Jr. (1927 - 1989)

Kokomo Tribune - Tuesday, 12 Sep 1989, p 12

Name: Nick N KODREA, Jr.
Age: 62
Died: Saturday, 9 Sep 1989 at home in Kokomo.
Born: 26 Feb 1927 in Miami Beach, FL
Married: [wife not mentioned in obit]
Parents: Nick P and Vera (GREAVU) KODREA
Military Service: Paratrooper during WWII
Graduate of Indiana University - practicing attorney for over 30 years
Civic Involvement: Eagle Scout, Howard Masonic Lodge 93, Elks, Eagles, American Legion.
Survivors: 2 sons, Nick KODREA III and Joe S. KODREA; three grandchildren. A sister preceded him in death.
Services: Ellers Mortuary
Burial: Crown Point cemetery

The following information was found in the Cemeteries of Howard County website:
Crown Point Cemetery: KODREA Nick Jr: Born . 26 Feb 1927 - died 9 Sep 1989, age 62. Buried 13 SEP 1989, Section 27, lot 29 link to photo of military plaque

Monument at Crown Point Cemetery
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