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In Memoriam

Listed below are former association presidents, former city champions and women who were long-time supporters of The City tournament who have passed away.  If you have information about someone who you think should be listed here, please email us.

Pris Dilow
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Priscilla E. Dillow

Pris played in her first city championship in 1987.  She participated in at least 15 city championships and won her flight in her final city championship in 2023 at her home course of Eagle Creek GC..

July 1, 1943 - February 19, 2024

Priscilla E. Dillow, 80, Plainfield, died February 19, 2024.  Ms. Dillow was born in Richlands, Virginia, but moved to Indianapolis with her family in 1951.  
Love of her family and Ben Davis High School was first and foremost throughout her life.  She also loved her Westside Coachman Group, Birthday Group, the Class of ’61, the Indy Friends Group, and ASA Softball teammates.  Priscilla graduated from Ben Davis High School in 1961 and earned her BS and MA degrees from Ball State University and an Educational Specialist degree from Indiana University.  
Priscilla was the Executive Director of the IIAAA – Indiana Athletic Directors Association from 2007-13 and the Indiana Golf Course Owners from 2003-07.  Pris also served as a teacher, coach, Assistant Athletic Director, Assistant Principal, and Athletic Director at Ben Davis High School in Indianapolis.  She retired in 2002 after 37 years in education.   She coached the 1979 volleyball team to an IHSAA State Championship and coached four other teams in the Final 8.   Ms. Dillow was the first female member of the IHSAA Board of Directors and a past president of the IIAAA AD Association and the Marion County Coaches of Girls Sports.  Pris was recognized on numerous occasions at the local, state, and national levels for contributions to interscholastic athletics and contributions to girls and women in sport.  Her most cherished professional honors included induction into the Ben Davis High School Wall of Fame in 2002 and the National Athletic Director Hall of Fame in 2011.  She was also inducted in the halls of fame of the Indiana Volleyball Coaches and the ASA Softball Players.  
Pris was an avid golfer, playing consistently at Eagle Creek and Oak Tree.  She enjoyed socializing with her golfing pals, her Indiana Wanderer Retiree groups, and spending time at the residence in Florida.  
Survivors include her daughter, Kerry K. Conway (Julie); grandchildren, Brandon and Jordan Craig; partner, Pat Shipley and her brother Ken; sisters, Dawn (Bruce) Morgan and Joceyln (John) Glass; brothers, Charlie “Sonny” (Betty) Dillow and Ron (Shaun) Dillow; brother-in-law, Warren Melendrez; best friend, Sue Benge; many beloved nieces, nephews, cousins, friends, and colleagues.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Charlie and Patsy Dillow; sister, Penny Melendrez. 

Judi Burke
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Judith Keesling Burke

Judi won The City twice in 1956 and in 1959 (as Judi McKinstray.  She participated in at least 11 city championships.  Judi started going at the age of 7.  Her father Fred Keesling, was the golf pro at the Fort Harrison golf course.  She was married to Edward J. Burke.

October 15, 1933 - March 31, 2021 Hoodsport, WA

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Carolyn Varin Copeland

Carolyn won The City in 1940.  She participated in at least 14 city championships between 1932 and 1947.

September 30, 1917 - January 12, 2021

Carolyn V. Copeland passed away peacefully in her own home on 1/23/2021 after a remarkable 103 years of life. She was born Carolyn Ann Varin in Indianapolis, Indiana on 9/30/1917 where she lived her formative and college years. She graduated from Butler University in 1939 with a BA (magna cum laude), and one year later received her MA from Butler. In 1948 she married the love of her life, William Copeland Sr, and after Bill finished his medical training in Ob-Gyn moved to Columbus, Ohio in 1953. Carolyn immersed herself in the community, at the same time rearing three sons who all became physicians. She was an avid amateur golfer who won the Indiana State Women's golf championship in 1941 and carried her love of golf into years of competition at Scioto Country Club. In addition to her lifelong dedication to Kappa Kappa Gamma, she was a member of First Community Church and Group Y. She was a member of Childhood League, an active participant at the Columbus Museum of Art and numerous other local charities. Besides her golfing exploits, she was an ardent reader and loved to travel. Summers were spent vacationing on Manitoulin Island in Ontario, and in her latter years she spent hours walking the beaches of Sanibel Island in Florida, shelling and birding. She felt fortunate to share trips with family and friends both domestically and internationally, always embracing each new learning experience. And, of course, she was forever a fan of Buckeye football and basketball. 
Her passion for life and love of her family will be reflected in generations to come. 
She is preceded in death by her parents Ralph and Lelia Varin of Indianapolis, and her sister Barbara Priest, her husband William Copeland Sr., and her son William Copeland Jr., all of Columbus. She is survived by her son Christopher Copeland of Columbus, Stephen Copeland of Winston Salem, daughters in law Constance Copeland and Valerie Copeland of Columbus, and Karen Copeland of Winston Salem; grandchildren Matthew Copeland (Michelle), Darcy (Copeland,) Jalandoni, Matthew Jalandoni, Samantha (Copeland) Shively, Andrew Shively, all of Columbus. Aaron Copeland (Laura) of Steamboat Springs, Colorado, Lauren (Copeland) Price, Nate Price of Cincinnati, and Carson, Harrison, and Addison Copeland, all of Winston Salem North Carolina; and seven great grandchildren. 

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Courtney Cox Cole

Courtney won the City Championship in 1992 and 1997.

March 15 1971 - September 22, 2019

Courtney Cox Cole, 48, of Noblesville passed away, Sunday, September 22, 2019.  She was born March 15, 1971, to David and Jacqueline (Hare) Cox.  Courtney was a 1989 graduate of Noblesville High School and a 1994 graduate of the Kelly School of Business at Indiana University.  
Courtney had many basketball accolades…scored school record 1,869 career points at Noblesville, graduating as the state of Indiana’s fourth all-time scoring leader…led Noblesville to three straight state finals including 1987 state championship…1989 Indiana All-Star, named USA Today and Parade Magazine 1st team All-American, Gatorade Player of the Year and won Dial Award for National H.S. Scholar / Athlete of the Year…two-time high school state golf champion…a member of IU’s 1991 WNIT runner-up basketball team…2014 Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame Silver Anniversary Team…2015 Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame Inductee.   Seventeen Magazine named Courtney to their list of “Most Likely to Succeed.”

At Indiana University in golf, she qualified for the 1992 and 1993 NCAA Tournament, was a three-time Academic All-Big Ten selection, three-time All-Big Ten Honoree and was a two-time NGCA (National Golf Coaches Assn.) Scholar Athlete. In 2011, Courtney was the recipient of Indiana University’s Leanne Grotke Award, which honors people who’ve had outstanding contributions to IU’s women’s athletic programs. It is the highest honor of its kind given by IU. 
As an amateur athlete, she won the Indianapolis City Women’s Golf Championship twice, and was Runner Up for the Indiana State Amateur Golf Tournament.  
After college, Courtney joined the family business, Hare Chevrolet in Noblesville.  She worked alongside her father and sister, Monica Peck.  In 2008, Courtney and Monica purchased the family business from their parents. The dealership quickly became the Number 1 Volume General Motors dealership in the state of Indiana.  Courtney and Monica became known as the “Sisters of Savings”, heard on radio stations throughout central Indiana. They sold the business in January 2017.
Courtney never smoked, yet she courageously battled stage 4 non-smokers lung cancer for 5 ½ years.  She was widely recognized for success in athletics and business, her greatest joy and achievement was being the mother of daughter Cayla, 17, and son Blake, 14.  In addition to her children, survivors include her parents, Dave and Jackie Cox, sister, Monica (Darren) Peck, her fiancé, Tom New, her niece, Sydney Peck, and nephew, Alexander Peck.  She was blessed with a loving family of aunts, uncles and cousins. 

Betty Olsen at 75th Anniversary WGAMI dinner in 1995
Betty Olsen

Betty played in The City at least 14 times between 1975 and 1991.  She attended the WGAMI's 75th Anniversary dinner in 1995.

June 19, 1919 - July 17, 2019

Carmel - Mary Elizabeth Olsen, known to her friends and family as Betty, passed away on July 17th, 2019. She was born June 19th, 1919 in Chicago to Thomas Irwin Foster and Blanche Burns Foster. She graduated from Butler in 1941 where she was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma and met her future husband William Johan (Bill) Olsen. During the war, Bill was deployed overseas and Betty gave birth to their first son, Thomas Foster Olsen, in 1943. After the war, twin sons William Bruce and Robert Stephen Olsen were born in 1948. Son David Edward Olsen was born in 1958. 

She is survived by her two sons Bill and Tom, two daughters-in-law Marilyn Benninger Olsen and Beverly Freije Olsen, six grandchildren Alexander, Andrew, Christian, Joshua, Michael (Millikan), and Timothy, and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Bill, two sons Bob and David, her parents T.I. and Blanche Foster, brother William (Bill) Foster, and daughter-in-law Cheryl Partridge Olsen. 

Betty shared a love of golf with her friends and family, particularly at Crooked Stick Golf Club, where she continued to play into her 90s. At age 91, Betty moved into Marquette Terraces where she celebrated her 100th birthday on June 19th, 2019. Family and friends from across the hall, the city, the country, and even the Atlantic mobilized to gather and celebrate a century of her grace, charm, sharp wit, love for family and friends, strength of character, and deep faith. Betty, as always, put all her energy into reciprocating love and affection to all who came.

Carolyn Hibbeln

Carolyn was President of WGAMI in 2000 and 2001.  She participated in at least 20 city championships..

August 20, 1940 - February 28, 2019

Carolyn N. Hibbeln, 78, of Indianapolis, IN, passed away on February 28, 2019. She was born on August 12, 1940 to the late Margaret (Malaguerra) and Otha Norman. She grew up in Anderson and was a proud Theta at Purdue. She returned to Indianapolis where she taught Spanish at Arlington High School. It was then she met her One and Only, Fred Hibbeln, to whom she was married 44 years until his death in 2011. They lived in Indianapolis until 1979 when they moved to Zionsville. Carolyn loved being in the country and relished being in the outdoors and nature. She was as comfortable at the symphony as she was camping. She had two Master's degrees and worked as a therapist providing group counseling for several years. In retirement, Carolyn traveled the world, hiking and biking with some of her best friends. She loved golf and was the type of person that always preferred to walk the course. Carolyn was passionate about personal growth and enjoyed deep discussions about life's meaning and the unfolding of the universe. She always wanted to take a chance or try a new path, values passed on to her two children, Michelle (Mark) McClellan, and Matt (Amanda) Hibbeln. In her later years, she focused on her grandchildren who she loved dearly- Michael, Molly, and Mitchell McClellan and Van, Toby, and Roni Hibbeln- who knew her as Nanny. She also had an enormous circle of friends with whom she loved to visit. In addition to her children and grandchildren, Carolyn is survived by her three sisters who she cherished- Trish, Ila Rae, and Terri. Anyone who met Carolyn was undoubtedly impacted by her. She understood the importance of living life to the fullest and treating each day as a gift. Her influence was a blessing, and her impact will be felt forever by those fortunate enough to know her.

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Alice O'Neal Dye

Alice won the City 11 times.  She played in the City at least 28 times between 1943 and 2011.

February 19, 1927 - February 1, 2019

Alice Holliday O’Neal Dye was born in Indianapolis February 19, 1927 to Lucy Holliday O’Neal and Perry Earnest O’Neal.  Alice graduated from Orchard School, Shortridge High School in 1944 and Rollins College with honors 1948.

She married Paul (Pete) Dye in 1950 and they have two sons, Perry (Ann) Dye (Colorado) and Paul Burke (Jean) Dye (Ohio) who are also both golf course architects. Alice, Pete, Perry and P.B. are members of the American Society of Golf Course Architects.

Alice was involved in the game of golf most of her life. She is best known as a leader, a golf champion and the first female golf architect. She won her first golf championships in 1942 at age 15—the Indiana State Junior and the Woodstock Club Championship. At age 17, she took the train to Winter Park, FL to begin her college career at Rollins, where she not only was captain of the women’s golf team but also played on the men’s team, where she met Pete. She has won 50 Amateur Championships, including 9 State Championships in Indiana- 3 State Championships in Florida, 11 Indianapolis City Championships, The Woman’s North and South, The Indiana State Junior, The Jones/Doherty, The Gold Medal Golf Olympics, The Women’s Eastern, National Ladies Club Championship, 2 USGA Senior and 2 Canadian Senior Tournaments, as well as 5 Women’s Western Senior Tournaments, National Ladies Club Championship and played on the 1970 Curtis Cup Team. Alice also won a gold medal in golf at the Senior Olympics.

After graduating from Rollins, Alice joined Connecticut Mutual Life Insurance and became a member of the prestigious Women’s Quarter Million Dollar Roundtable.

As a leader in golf, Alice has served on the USGA Women’s Committee, Women’s Western Board, USGA Women’s Handicap Committee, LPGA Advisory Council, First Tee Advisory Committee, and 20/20 Steering Committee. She was the first female President of The American Society of Golf Course Architects and the first woman to serve as an Independent Director for the PGA.

Over the years, Alice has received numerous awards and honors.  Some of her golf awards include honors from The Indiana Hall of Fame, The Heritage of Indianapolis, The Red Coat of Fort Wayne, The Don Rossi Award for Lifetime Contributions to Golf,  The Sagamore of the Wabash Outstanding Citizen Award, an Honorary Doctorate from Rollins College, Woman of Distinction Women’s Western, First Lady of Golf – PGA, Ike Granger Award USGA, Captain of 1992 Women’s World Cup, Lily of France Award, Outstanding Achievement Award, Spirit of Golf Award, Indiana Pathfinder Award, Honorary Membership Indiana PGA,  the American Society of Golf Course Architects, and received the top award The Donald Ross Award.  Alice was instrumental in helping develop the Indiana First Tee program which is dedicated to bring people of all racial, social and financial backgrounds into golf.

As an architect, Alice joined with her husband, Pete, in the design and construction of their first course, El Dorado (Royal Oak), now called Dye’s Walk, in Indianapolis. She continued as a co-designer for such famous courses as P.G.A. West in La Quinta, CA.; The Ocean Course in Kiawah, SC; Harbour Town Golf Links in Hilton Head, SC; Crooked Stick Golf Club in Carmel, IN; Teeth of The Dog in La Romana, Dominican Republic; and Long Cove Club on Hilton Head Island, SC. One of her most notable designs is the famous #17 Island Hole at Tournament Players Course in Florida.

Alice developed the Two Tee system for women’s tees and has been a genuine crusader.  She paved the way for women to play on courses that are more manageable and women-friendly. 

Alice and Mark Shaw wrote From Birdies to Bunkers chronicling her life. She quoted Gay Chuba Berry “Every time a woman is empowered to succeed, that success is likely to reproduce itself in the lives of other women.”

Along with her husband and sons Alice is also survived by two granddaughters Lucy Dye (Erik) Bowman and Lilly Dye (Ross) Harmon and two great grandchildren Margaret and Brooks Harmon.

Shahpar Johansen
Shahpar Johansen

Shahpar played in the City at least 10 times between 1999 and 2016..

Nov 23, 1959 - January 19, 2018

Indianapolis - "Shahpar saw the good in everyone...must be because there was so much of it in her."

Shahpar Johansen passed away peacefully in her home on January 19, 2018, surrounded by her loving family. She spent her final days with her husband of 32 years and their five children. Shahpar and her husband, Dr. Olaf Johansen, resided in Indianapolis for over 25 years.  She was 58 years old.

Shahpar was a compassionate, loving, positive, and caring woman who always put others' needs before her own. 

She battled cancer for the past two years with tremendous dignity and grace. Throughout her fight, she continued to enjoy life to the fullest, always making time for friends, family, and golf.

Shahpar Foradi Johansen was born in Tehran, Iran, on November 23,1959 to the late Nosrat and Ali Foradi. She and her family immigrated to the United States in 1977 and settled in Boston, Massachusetts. She graduated with a degree in Computer Engineering from Northeastern University in Boston, MA. She went on to earn her Master's Degree in Information Technology from Indiana University Purdue University - Indianapolis.

Career - She began her career in Boston as a computer engineer for Prime Computers. She married Olaf in 1986, and within four years gave birth to a daughter and two sets of twins. She spent the next 20 years as the CEO of the Johansen household, raising her five children. More recently, she worked as an adjunct professor of Computer Science in Indianapolis. 

Hobbies/Interests - Shahpar was a very talented athlete and enjoyed playing many sports throughout her life. Over the past 35 years, she was an avid runner, an enthusiastic soccer player, and a champion golfer. 

Shahpar was an active member of her book club, allowing her to engage with friends through her love of reading. Shahpar loved to travel, and spent much of her life exploring the world with her husband -much of it on motorcycles.

Shahpar's beaming personality and her selfless nature made her easy to love. She will always serve as her children's role model and the love of her husband's life.

In addition to her husband, Olaf, she is survived by her five children - her pride and joy: Alexandra (and husband Jay Laughlin) of Chicago, IL; Blake of Los Angeles, CA; Alyssa of Los Angeles, CA; Vanessa of Boston, MA.; and Samantha of Chicago, IL.  Shahpar is also survived by her devoted sister, Shabnam Foradi of Washington, DC; brother, Shahman Foradi, his wife Ladan and her two nieces, Victoria and Juliette of Orlando, FL; and brothers Djahanshah Djawanshiri and Djahanbakhsh Djawanshiri of Germany.

Shahpar serves as an inspiration for being such a loving wife, nurturing mother, supportive sister, and loyal friend. She touched so many lives with her neverending kindness. Everyone who came into contact with her adored her. She showed great strength throughout her life and her grand struggle ended in peace.

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Bette Nichols

Bette played in the City at least 22 times between 1944 and 1995..

July 23, 1924 - December 12, 2017

Indianapolis born Professional golfer, Sandra Spuzich, aged 78, passed away at home on October 6, 2015. 
Sandra was perhaps one of Indiana’s finest golfers, learning the game and honing her skills under the tutelage of Mike Sullivan at Speedway Golf Course. Competing on the LPGA Tour for 30 years, she was the first Hoosier to win golf’s US Open (1966) and amassed a further 6 victories before retiring from the Tour with a ranking amongst the top 70 career money winners. 
She is survived by her Life Partner, Joyce Kazmierski, sister, Mary Lou Spaulding (husband David), nephews Steven and Chip Spaulding, niece Lori Spaulding and grandnephews Michael and Cameron Spaulding and grandniece Alyssa Spaulding. 
Living in the “Haughville” neighborhood, Sandra attended local schools, graduating from Washington High School, and then graduated from IU with a degree in Education, teaching K-9 Physical Education in IPS schools for 2 ½ years before joining the LPGA Tour. 
In retirement, she lovingly tended her tomato and flower gardens and enjoyed her view over Broadmoor Country Club, while supervising her cats, Cotza, Beau and Ty. 

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Carole Jo Kabler (Skala)

Carole won the City in 1966 held at Country Club of Indianapolis as Carole Jo Skala.  She turned professional in 1970.

June 11, 1938 - March 16, 2017

Carole Jo Kabler, who won the 1955 U.S. Girls’ Junior Championship and enjoyed a successful professional career on the LPGA Tour, died on March 16 at the age of 78.

Born in Eugene, Ore., on June 11, 1938, Kabler enjoyed a fruitful junior and amateur career in the Pacific Northwest. She won the Oregon Girls’ Junior in 1954 and 1955 before earning what would be her greatest amateur victory at Florence (S.C.) Country Club in 1955.

The championship match of the 7th U.S. Girls’ Junior Championship featured a pair of Pacific Northwest natives. Kabler defeated future two-time champion Judy Eller in the Round of 16 before reaching the final against JoAnne Gunderson, who would win the championship a year later before claiming five U.S. Women’s Amateur and two U.S. Women’s Open titles in her hall-of-fame career.

Making four birdies over the first nine holes – and five overall – the then-17-year-old Kabler defeated the 16-year-old Carner, 4 and 3.

The two nearly squared off again two years later in the U.S. Women’s Amateur final at Del Paso Country Club in Sacramento, Calif., but Kabler lost in the semifinals to Anne Casey Johnstone, 7 and 6. Gunderson then beat Johnstone the next day, 8 and 6, in the 36-hole final.

Before turning professional in 1970, Kabler won the 1968 Women’s Trans National as well as the Oregon Women’s Amateur four times (1955, 1961, 1962, 1965).

As a professional, Carole Jo Skala (she was married to Mike Skala from 1958-1980), claimed four LPGA Tour titles, including three during the 1974 season following her first pro victory in the 1973 George Washington Classic.

She made 13 U.S. Women’s Open starts with her best showing a tie for seventh in 1982 at Del Paso. She competed in 22 USGA championships.

Following her marriage to Skala, Kabler married two-time U.S. Amateur Public Links champion Verne Callison, a tavern owner from Sacramento who died in 1993. Two years later, she married John Whitted Jr.

In 2009, she was inducted into the Pacific Northwest Golf Association Hall of Fame.

Diana Angelicchio

Diana played in the City 13 times between 1971 and 2000 as a member of Hillcrest Country Club..

September 4, 1929 - January 22, 2016

Diana "Ducky" Angelicchio, 86, of Naples FL, formerly of Indianapolis IN, passed away peacefully on January 22, 2016 in her home. She was born on September 4, 1929 in Indianapolis, the daughter of Verl and Juanita (Allison) Cox. She has gone to join the love of her life Achille "Kelly" Angelicchio, who preceded her in death 11 years to the day. 

Diana attended Arsenal Technical High School as well as one University accounting class with her daughter Julie. She belonged to several bowling leagues and was a member of the "600" club. Diana was a member of Hillcrest CC, Quail Creek CC and Imperial CC, and held the title of Hillcrest Women's Club Champion in 1992 and 1994. She was an avid knitter, quilter, reader, and crossword puzzle wizard. Her greatest loves were her family, golf, cruising, and of course, playing Black Jack at casinos throughout the world, Las Vegas being her favorite. She was meticulous in everything she did, and was a caregiver extraordinaire.

She leaves behind to cherish her loving memory her only daughter, Julie "peewee" Dixon and her husband Freddie, her only granddaughter, Caroline "Tuti" Dixon who was the light of her life. She has 3 stepchildren, Maria (Bill) Parham, Lou (Judy) Angelicchio, Gina (Larry) Howald, and step-daughter-in-law Pat Angelicchio. She was preceded in death by her stepson, Domenic "Donny" Angelicchio. She has 13 step-grandchildren, and 12 step-great-grandchildren. She also leaves behind her loving nieces, Rosemary Cangelosi and Marietta Jackson, her grand-nieces Julie (Tim) Bowman and Gia (Ryan) Thompson, grand-nephews Joe Jackson and Chris Jackson. She will be greatly missed by her best friend, Marlene Landstra of Naples FL. 

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Sandra Spuzich

Sandra won the City in 1960.  She turned professional in 1962..

April 3, 1937 - October 6, 2015

Indianapolis born Professional golfer, Sandra Spuzich, aged 78, passed away at home on October 6, 2015. 
Sandra was perhaps one of Indiana’s finest golfers, learning the game and honing her skills under the tutelage of Mike Sullivan at Speedway Golf Course. Competing on the LPGA Tour for 30 years, she was the first Hoosier to win golf’s US Open (1966) and amassed a further 6 victories before retiring from the Tour with a ranking amongst the top 70 career money winners. 
She is survived by her Life Partner, Joyce Kazmierski, sister, Mary Lou Spaulding (husband David), nephews Steven and Chip Spaulding, niece Lori Spaulding and grandnephews Michael and Cameron Spaulding and grandniece Alyssa Spaulding. 
Living in the “Haughville” neighborhood, Sandra attended local schools, graduating from Washington High School, and then graduated from IU with a degree in Education, teaching K-9 Physical Education in IPS schools for 2 ½ years before joining the LPGA Tour. 
In retirement, she lovingly tended her tomato and flower gardens and enjoyed her view over Broadmoor Country Club, while supervising her cats, Cotza, Beau and Ty. 

Patsy Linderman

Patsy was president of IWGA in 1956.  She played in the city championship at least 8 times between 1944 and 1959..

September 12, 1922 - September 23, 2015

Patricia J. Linderman, 93, of Indianapolis, passed away September 24, 2015 peacefully at Marquette Manor. Patricia was born September 12, 1922, in Indianapolis to the late Harry and Gertrude Jackson. She was predeceased by her loving husband of 59 years, Irving Edward Linderman. Patsy was a graduate of Shortridge High School and then attended Indiana University. Patricia worked as Financial Director at Sigma Delta Tau sorority for 25 years and also served as National President. Her memberships included National Council of Sigma Delta Tau board member, National President of Sigma Delta Tau, President of the Indianapolis Chapter of Brandeis University Women, President of Indianapolis Golf Association, and Board Member of National Council of Jewish Women. She enjoyed playing golf and bridge and was an avid sports fan.

Survivors include her loving children, Nancy Felsher, Dr. Richard (Jane) Linderman, Dr. James Linderman; sister, Joan Stoner; grandchildren, Heather (Todd) Shumaker, Sara Linderman, Benjamin (Ashley) Linderman, Rebecca (Adam) Hinderliter, Adam Linderman and Lt. Gregory Linderman. She is also survivied by four Great grandchildren Kameron, Madolyn, Addyson and Carter.

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Vida Stoshitch Bailey

Vida was president of WGAMI from 1975 to 1977.  She made the championship flight 12 times..

August 23, 1947 - April 25, 2014

Mrs. Vida Stoshitch Bailey, 66, resident of High Point, died April 25th, 2014 at her home.

Mrs. Bailey was born August 23rd, 1947 in Indianapolis, Indiana, a daughter to Bozidar and Mamie Bosiak Stoshitch.  In her early years she was an avid swimmer and competed in A.A.U. with the Rivera Club in Indianapolis.  In addition to swimming, she also loved golf and competed as an amateur.  She graduated from Purdue University and later moved to this area in 1987 where she worked as a self-employed real estate agent.  On June 14th, 1970 she married Bruce Bailey who survives of the residence.

Also surviving are her parents of Indianapolis, IN; two sons, Bo Bailey and wife Melissa of Sophia and Nick Bailey and fiancée Karen Seely of High Point; a sister, Dianna Strohm of Indianapolis, IN; and three grandchildren, Declan Bailey of Sophia, Madelyn Bailey of Greensboro and Ella Bailey of Greensboro.

Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday in the chapel of the Cumby Family Funeral Service in High Point.  Interment will follow at Deep River Friends Meeting Cemetery.  Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.  Memorials may be directed to the American Cancer Society, 4-A Oak Branch Dr. Greensboro, NC 27407.

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Nancy Martin

Nancy played in the City 21 times between 1940 and 1961.

December 2, 1922 - January 28, 2012

Nancy Christina Martin of Speedway, and the Harrison Retirement Community, passed away on January 28, 2012. Nancy was born on December 2, 1922 in Stratford, Connecticut to Lydia and Carl Nelson and had 4 brothers and 3 sisters who all preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Rowland Martin.

She is survived by her sons, Nelson (Janet) and Neal (Linda); her grandchildren, Scott (Laura), Stephanie (Mike) Boarman, John, Ryan, Jennifer, Kyle (Susan), Ross, and Shannon; and her great grandchildren, Madelyn, Sophia, and Lillianna Boarman, Nathaniel, and Owen Martin.

She was a well known amateur golfer in central Indiana, having won the Speedway Brickyard Crossing Golf Course Championship seven times. She was also active in the Indiana Women's Golf Association as a fund raiser for the Indiana delegation to the Women's National Amateur Tournament along with serving on several rules committees for state and national tournaments. She dearly loved to play the piano and was an avid bowler in several leagues on the west side.

Jane Rench Prather

Jane was president of WGAMI in 1963.

February 17, 1923 - October 29, 2011

Jane Chaney Rench Prather, 88, of Indianapolis, passed away peacefully in her home on October 29, 2011. She was born on February 17, 1923 in Auburn, IN to father, Dayton E. Chaney, a haberdasher, and mother, Oma Mannan Chaney Beck, a homemaker.

Jane graduated from Arsenal Technical High School, Indianapolis, IN in 1941. She worked as an Executive Secretary at Eli Lilly and Company where she met her first husband, John J. Rench, a career Lilly Vice President. John and Jane shared a loving and wonderful life together until his death in 1981. Jane married again to former Tech classmate and Indianapolis accountant, Gene L. Prather. They also shared a loving life together until his death in 2000. Jane was active at the Country Club of Indianapolis since 1957, enjoying golf with her many girlfriends. She was known for her sharp mind and cheerfulness, and she was always a lady. Jane was greatly loved and she will be dearly missed.

Jane was an advocate for children as a member of the Stansfield Circle and Crossroads Guild. She was a member of the Second Century Society of the Indianapolis Museum of Art, a member of the President's Council of Purdue University, and a member and former Deaconess of Northminster Presbyterian Church. She contributed as well to the American Cancer Society

Jane is survived by stepchildren Cynthia (James) Tuite of Washington D.C., Susan Prather Ginnever of Petaluma, CA, Ted Prather of Indianapolis and Tom (Alissa) Prather of Indianapolis; and step grandchildren Colleen Tuite, Jennifer Tuite, Chloe Ginnever, Weston 

Carolyn Lautner

Carolyn participated in at least 36 City Championships between 1943 and 1995.  She was in the championship flight 16 times.

October 7, 1924 - June 16, 2011

Carolyn Pickering Lautner Age 86, an award-winning journalist for The Indianapolis Star for 35 years, passed away Thursday, June 16, 2011. A memorial service celebrating Carolyn's life will be held at 1:00 P.M. in Northminster Presbyterian Church, 1660 East Kessler Blvd., on Wednesday, June 29, 2011. Friends are asked to join her family in the Gathering Place of the church after the service for a dessert reception. Known throughout the news industry as "Pick", (she wrote under her maiden name), she was a 1945 cum laude graduate of Butler University and the first woman police reporter in Indiana, having worked a 40-hour week during her final two college years when male reporters were serving their country during World War II. At Butler, "Pick" was a member of Theta Sigma Phi journalism fraternity and Kappa

Kappa Gamma ​sorority. She competed in basketball, softball, and golf, and was listed in "Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities." Her years at the Star brought five Lester Hunt awards for investigative reporting, a special award from the Seventh Federal Circuit Court of Appeals for trial coverage, the Frances Wright Matrix Table award in 1972, and national plaudits for being the first reporter in the country to expose the cult lead by Jim Jones, a self-styled pastor whose "flock" was forced to drink lethal cyanide-laced Kool-Aid after Jones' charlatan methods were exposed by the press. Governor Edgar D. Whitcomb named "Pick" a Sagamore of the Wabash in 1970. An avid golfer who covered women's tournaments in Indiana and throughout the country for 25 years, she was a six-time OLGA state champion, (Old Ladies Golf Association), having won her last title in the event for women golfers 50 years and older in 1994 - exactly 20 years after capturing her initial title. She was runner-up to Alice Dye in the 1945 Indianapolis Women's City Championship and was honored in 1988 at the Crooked Stick Women's Classic for her long-time efforts promoting women's golf. She was inducted into the Indiana Journalism Hall of Fame in 1996. Carolyn was a former member of the Butler Alumni Board and its Advisory Board to the Athletic Department. She was a former member of the Board of Directors of the Indiana Golf Foundation, was scoring tent chairman of the Mayflower Golf Classic for five years, and was honorary member of the Country Club of Indianapolis and an active member of Northminster Presbyterian Church. Carolyn authored a history of Indiana women's golf - "Indiana's Golfing Gals" - in 1998. The booklet detailed the history of the Indiana Women's Golf Association since its inception in 1921. After early retirement from the Star in 1978, she earned her real estate broker's license and was active in residential real estate sales until 1991. Carolyn was named one of the city's top 10 realtors in 1988 by the Indianapolis Business Journal. She is survived by her daughter, Diane M. Urbain and son in law, James Urbain. A son, David Lautner, preceded her in death in September of 2004. 

Lydia Howard

Lydia was president of WGAMI in 1974 and 1975.  She was in the championship flight 16 times.

August 28, 1916 - February 9, 2010

Lydia Mary Howard, 93, passed away on Feb. 9, 2010. 

Born in Dime Box, Texas, on Aug. 28, 1916, Lydia was preceded in death by her beloved husband of almost 65 years, Calvin B. Howard, and by her father, Josef; her mother, Frances; and her brothers and sister, Adolph, Joe, August (Goody), Rudolph (Rudy), Reinard (Riney), and Albena (Baby). 

Lydia is survived by 10 nieces and nephews, 22 great-nieces and nephews, 36 great-great-nieces and nephews; and several great-great-great-nieces and nephews. 

Lydia graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 1939 prior to marrying Calvin in 1940. They met on the UT campus as freshmen in 1934 and continued their courtship throughout Calvin's pursuit of a law degree from UT Law School. Among other places, Lydia and Calvin lived in Minneapolis, St. Louis, and Indianapolis prior to Calvin's retirement from the FBI after 27 years of service in 1972, at which time they moved to Elkins Lake in Huntsville. 

Lydia was very active in golf in each community they lived and won 19 club championships in four different states - Minnesota, Missouri, Indiana and Texas. She also served in various official capacities in the Women's Elkins Lake Golf Association and the Indiana Old Ladies Golf Association, a statewide organization whose state tournament she won two years in a row. 

Lydia and Calvin both enjoyed playing golf everywhere they lived as well as a t numerous well-known courses in the United States and in Scotland and Hawaii. Lydia retired from the golf after suffering a stroke in 2000. 

Lydia was an active member and supporter of St. Thomas Catholic Church in Huntsville for 34 years where she served as a lector prior to her stroke. 

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Pete Renshaw

Pete played in the City at least 20 times from 1957 to 1982.

July 12, 1921 - November 20, 2009

Hilda "Pete" Renshaw 88, of Indianapolis, IN passed away peacefully secure in her faith, at home on November 20, 2009. She was born in Barnesboro, Pennsylvania on July 12, 1921 to the late E. B. Peterson and his wife Helen. Hilda graduated from Morrisdale, PA High School and Phillipsburg, PA School of Nursing. She served in the Army Nurse Corps as second Lt. in the European and South Pacific theatres of WWII. While in the South Pacific, she married Lowell Renshaw, an Indianapolis dentist. She worked for many years for the Day Nursery Association and the Visiting Nurse Association. She was a long time member of First Friends Meeting. Hilda and her husband were charter members of Woodland Country Club. She was a competitive golfer, avid birder, dog lover and faithful volunteer at Second Helping Food Rescue. She belonged to Rivera Swim Club where she had a host of friends.

She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Dr. Lowell Renshaw and daughter, Sharon L. Larson and a son-in-law Dr. David Larson of Columbus, IN; grandsons, Eric C. Larson (wife Amy) of Duluth, MN and Andrew M. Larson (wife Megan) of Columbus, IN; great grandsons, Brennen and Colby Larson of Duluth, MN, and Avery, Adler and Michael David Larson of Columbus, IN; sisters, Betty Goetz of Necedah, WI and Mary Louise Troy of Pittsboro, NC; nieces Connie Ames, Laura Yadusky, Brenda Clayton, Jane Sibenaller; nephews, Ben Goetz, David and Ted Morison, Scott Agnew and her beloved sheltie "Faith." She was preceded in death by her father, Ben Peterson; her mothers, Helen and Laura Peterson and an older sister from Martinez, CA, Virginia Morison.

Annette Mayhew

Annette played in the City at least 30 times from 1959 to 1995.

March 31, 1917 - April 25, 2009

Annette Akin Mayhew, 92, a member of the "Greatest Generation" died suddenly April 25, 2009. She was preceded in death by her parents, Alice and William Akin, her sister, Kate Stevens, her brother, Bud Akin and her husband Jack. Annette worked as a secretary for Lincoln Insurance Company and a salesperson for Stout's Shoes. She also worked for L.S. Ayres. Due to her husband's work for the Yellow Pages, Annette was a long time member of the Indiana Bell Telephone Pioneers Club. She was a graduate of Tech High School where she played tennis and girl's inter-mural basketball. Blessed with great athleticism, she won the women's city tennis championship. Later, she became an avid golfer and loved playing in the Woodland ladies group where she won 10 ladies club championships. She was a member of Mohawk Hills and O.L.G.A. where she made many lasting friendships. She long supported Junior Golf in the city and had a hole-in-one at age 88. Our "Me-Maw" will be greatly missed. Annette is survived by her son, Steve (Beth); daughter Claudia; three grandchildren, Kelly Evans, Zachary Mayhew, Adrienne Keller (Damon) and two step-grandchildren, Quiton and Quincy. Her sister, Elizabeth Horst, 95, passed away June 8, 2009.

Etta May Anderson

Lydia was president of WGAMI in 1969 and 1970.  She participated in the city championship at least 16 times from 1959 to 1976.

May 6, 1913 - August 30, 2004

Etta May Anderson, 91, of N. Ft. Myers, died August 30, 2004.  Born in Augusta, K.Y., she had been in the area for five years, previously residing in Melbourne, FL and Indianapolis, IN.

She is survived by her sister, Catherine L. Keith of N. Ft. Myers, FL and her nephew, Rev. Douglas R. Keith of Pennsylvania.

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Sue Fulmer

Sue won the City Championship in 1960 and 1961.  She was WGAMI President in 1964.  She played in "The City" at least 19 times between 1950 and 1975.

October 07, 1924 - November 16, 2002

Almira Sue Land Fulmer, 78, Boca Raton, Fla., formerly of Indianapolis, died Nov. 14. She was a homemaker. Mrs. Fulmer won the Indiana Women's State Golf Championship in 1959, Indianapolis Women's Championship in 1961 and 1962, and was a four-time medalist in the Women's State tournament. She also had played on the Richmond High School Boys Golf Team during the 1940s. She was a graduate of Sargent School for Physical Education, Cambridge, Mass. Memorial contributions: American Cancer Society. Memorial services: 4 p.m. Nov. 23 in Babione Funeral Home, Boca Raton. Calling: none. She was the widow of C. Richard Fulmer Sr. Survivors: children Richard, Fred Fulmer brother Dr. Richard Land two grandchildren.

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Harriett Randall Ochiltree Lonergan

Harriett won the City Championship in 1938, 1939 and 1940.

July 11, 1918 - November 25, 2000

Harriett played in her first city championship in 1933 at the age of 15.  She attended Butler University.  She died in 2000 in West Palm Beach, Florida at the age of 82.  Harriett attended the 75th anniversary WGAMI banquet.

Rosanna Bola

Rosanna was president of IWGA in 1949.  She participated in the city championship at least 11 times from 1946 to 1960.

October 22, 1911 - March 4, 1999

Rosanna  P. Stull Bola, 87, Carmel, formerly of Indianapolis, died Mary 4.  She was a homemaker.  Former vice president of the 500 Festival, she was also a former chairwoman of the 500 Festival Women's Golf Committee, Mayor's Breakfast and the 500 Festival Ball.  She was a past president of the Indiana Women's Golf Association and St. Augustine Guild.  She was a member of Highland Golf & Country Club and Ulen Country Club.

She was the widow of Louis F. Bola.  Survivors: children Karen Bola Kiefer, Stephen L. Bola; sister Kathryn Gividen; eight grandchildren.

Alma Lentz

Alma was IWGA president in 1938.  She played in the city championship between 1933 and 1946.

February 9, 1905 - July 5, 1994

Alma Leyne Miller Lentz, 89, Indianapolis, a retired professional violinist, died July 5, 1994 in Indianapolis.  Mrs. Lentz haad played professionally for many years in Indiana and was a charter member of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra.  She served on the board of directors of the Indiana Scholarship Fund for the Aspen Music School, the Harmonee Club and Indianapolis Matinee Musicale.  She was the widow of Dr. W. Dale Lentz.  Survivors: son, Dr. R. Dale Lentz; three grandchildren.

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Frances Heidi

Frances was president of IWGA in 1955.

May 25 1910 - April 7, 1994

Frances Kotteman Heidt, 83, Indianapolis, died Thursday.  She was past president of Indianapolis Women's Golf Association.  Mrs. Heidt was a co-founder and first president of St. Augustine Home for the Aged Guild.  She was also a former officer of Indianapolis Children's Museum Guild and the first female board member of St. Francis Hospital, Beech Grove.  Mrs. Heidt was a graduate of St. Mary's College, Notre Dame.

K. Louise Sexton

Frances was president of IWGA in 1952.  She played in the city championship at least 19 times between 1947 and 1966.

October 8, 1912 - September 1, 1992

Louise (Schmitt) Sexton, 79, of Indpls., widoe of W. Lawrence Sexton, sister of Mary Jane Kreutzinger and Richard B. Schmitt, passed away Thursday.

Meg Williams

Meg was president of WGAMI in 1981.  She played in the city championship at least 10 times between 1971 and 1982.

1932 - March 24, 1992

Mary "Meg" Kiefer Williams, 59, Indianapolis, died Sunday.  She was a saleswoman one year for Jacobson's.  She was a member of St. matthew Catholic Church.  A past president of the Women's City Golf Association.  Mrs. Williams had been ladies' golf champion at Hillcrest Country Club and was chairwoman of the 18-Hole Women's Golf there.  Memorial contributions may be made to Holy Family Shelter.  Survivors: husband, Thomas "Tip" Williams; sons, Michael C. and Thomas P. Williams; daughters, Kristen, Mary, Ellen, Carol and Laura Williams; a grandson.

Virginia Laycock
Virginia Laycock

Virginia played in the city championship at least 12 times between 1939 and 1954.  She was in the championship flight 11 times and semi-finalist 3 times.

January 12, 1917 - January 25, 1987

Services for Virginia K Owen Laycock, 70, Indianapolis, winner of many local amateur golf tournaments, will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday in Flanner & Buchanan High School Road Mortuary, with calling from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. today.

She was champion of Pleasant Run Club in 1942 and from 1944-48; champion at Riverside Golf Course in 1949-50; at South Grove Golf Course in 1949 and 1954; and at Speedway Golf Course in 1950 and 1954.

From 1952-54 and 1957-59, she and her son Robert won the Indianapolis Golf Association's Mother and Son Tournament.  She and her husband also won the golf association's Husband and Wife Tournament in 1953, 1954 and 1958.  She was runner-up in The Indianapolis Times Tournament of Champions in 1952.

She died Sunday in her home.  She had lived in Indianapolis 68 years.  Mrs. Laycock had worked for Brockman Hallmark stores for 20 years, retiring as a buyer last year.

Survivors: husband, Robert Laycock; sons, Robert M., David L. and Dan O. Laycock; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren.

Elizabeth Dunn

Elizabeth won 10 consecutive City Championships from 1926 and 1935 until she retired from playing so that someone else could win.

November 28, 1900 - January 28, 1988

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published in the Indianapolis News on January 29, 1988
Violet Wuelfing

Mrs. Wuelfing was president of 1947.

March 10, 1911 - April 8, 1986

Violet C. Brunson Wuelfing, who died Tuesday in Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, was an administrative assistant at Turner Building and Saving Association in Indianapolis.  She retired in 1972.  She was a member of Nettie Ransford Chapter of Eastern Star, Blue Ridge Garden Club, Inwood Park Chapter of International Travel Study Club, Alpha Latreian, Study Review Club of Indianapolis and Leland (Mich.) Country Club.  Survivors - husband Fred Wuelfing; son Hans Wuelfing.

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Jane Nelson Weiss

Jane won the City five times in 1950, 1952, 1954, 1955 and 1957..

April 9, 1928 - December 26, 1985

Jane Nelson Weiss, 57, three-time Indiana state women's golf champion, has died at her Florida home.

Mrs. Weiss, who died Thursday in Lighthouse Point, Fla., was a native of Illinois raised in Anderson who lived many years in Indianapolis.  She was a 1949 graduate of Indiana University and won the first golf tournament she entered, the 1950 Indianapolis Women's Amateur.  She won it four more times through the 1950s.

The Indianapolis Star said she was the first Hoosier golfer named to the seven-member U.S. Curtis Cup team, joining the 1956 American squar whiich played against a British team for the trophy.

Mrs. Weiss won state crowns in 1952, 1960 and 1969.  She was a finalist in the Women's Western tourney in 1953 and the National Amateur Championship in 1955.

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Mary Gorham Herrick

Mary Gorham played in the City 16 times between 1930 and 1945.

March 22, 1894 - July 25, 1985

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Katie Block

Mrs. Block was president of 1944 and 1945.  She played in the City over 20 times.

October 25, 1900 - November 20, 1984

Kathryne S. Sutton Block, an Indianapolis civic volunteer, died Tuesday in her home.  

Active in many charities, Mrs. Block, along with other members of her family, funded the Block Pavilion at St. Vincent Hospital.

Her husband, the late Rudolph Block, had been president of William H. Block Co.

She was a life trustee of the Indianapolis Museum of Art and was a trustee of St. Vincent Hospital.  She also was a member of Mount Pleasant Christian Church and Meridian Hills Country Club.  She was born in Johnson County and lived here most of her life.

Dorothy Ellis Balch

Elizabeth won the City in 1938, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1947 and 1951.  She competed in the city at least 43 times between .1930 and 1975.

January 10, 1914 - October 25, 1984

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Margaretta Richardson

Margaretta was president of IWGA in 1959.

January 16, 1915 - August 25, 1980

Services for Mrs. Edward W. (Margaretta Duncan) Richardson, 65, Bonita Springs, Fla., formerly of Indianapolis and Vincennes, are pending in Pittman's Bonita Springs Chapel.  She died Monday in Naples (Fla.) Community Hospital.  A native of Mt. Carmel, Ill., Mrs. Richardson lived at Vincennes 30 years, where she was a member of First Presbyterian Church.  She lived in Indianapolis 20 years and attended Tabernacle Presbyterian Church.  She was a member of Highland Golf and Country Club and the Indianapolis and Indiana women's golf associations.  Survivors, in addition to her husband, include a son John D. Riddle.

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Irene Olsen

Margaretta was president of IWGA in 1936.  She participated in the city championship 17 times between 1931 and 1949.

April 2, 1891 - February 14, 1980

Mrs. Irene Rixon Olsen, 88, widow of Ben Olsen and founder of the Old Ladies Golf Association and Glammer Grammers of Golf, died Thursday in St. Vincent Hospital.  During WWII, she managed the pantry shelf at the USA Center on North Illinois St.  A native of Iowa, Mrs. Olsen lived in Indianapolis since 1930, was a member of First Congregational Church, Columbia Club and was a former member of Highland and Meridian Hills country clubs.   Survivors include two sons, William and Ben Olsen, Jr.

Susie Hutchison

Susie was president of 1935.  She played in the city championship at least 12 times.

January 24, 1901 - September 25, 1979

Susie Kamp Hutchison, 78, was a native of Evansville and resident here for 55 years.  She died Tuesday in her home.  She had operated the Yarn Tree at 52d Street and Tacoma Avenue the last 15 years.  Mrs. Hutchison, widow of William Hutchison, was a 1922 Indiana University graduate and member of Sigma Kappa sorority.  She was a former president of the soroity's Indianapolis alumnae chapter and had served on the soroity board for the Tau chapter for many years.  She also was a member and past president of Indiana University Women's Club and the Indianapolis Panhellenic Association.  Mrs. Hutchison also was a member of Second Presbyterian Church, Alpha Delta Latreian and Hillcrest Country Club.  Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Ann Hunt of Kokomo, and son, William Hutchison of Indianapolis.

Mary Morrison

Mary was president of IWGA in 1951.

February 16, 1908 - February 17, 1979

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Earla Stevenson

Mrs. B C Stevenson won the first five city championships from 1921 to 1925.  She played in the city at least 23 times.

June 5, 1884 - November 3, 1976

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Roberta Whipple

Mrs. Whipple was president of 1950.  She played in the City at least 15 times.

May 26, 1906 - April 24, 1978

Roberta King Messler, 9178 Chesterbrook Ct., daughter of Mrs. Jessie A. King, mother of Mrs. Williams M. Johnson, and Mr. Robert Whipple, sister of Grace DeMotte, Kathryn (Peg) Bolander, and Mrs. Betty Fields, grandmother of 6, passed away Saturday.

Ella Gradison

Mrs. Gradison was president of 1960.

May 22, 1913 - April 4, 1975

Mrs. Elsa Gradison, age 61 years, of 5250 E. 56th St., wife of Woolford T. Gradison, mother of Mrs. Barbara Ann Lurie, Lake Tahoe, Nev., and David L. Gradison, grandmother of 2, daughter of Mrs. William R. Stone, of Cincinnati, sister of Paul R. Stone, Dallas, Tex.

Stella Morris

Mrs. Morris was president of 1937.

1890 - March 11, 1973

Mrs. Estella A Morris, 83, died yesterday in a nursing home.  Mrs. Morris was a member of Northwood Christian Church.  Survivors - daughters Mrs. Lucille Lamber, Mrs. Katharyn Heid.

Margaret Ittenbach

Mrs. Ittenbach was president of 1942 and 1943.

March 22, 1903 - February 13, 1971

Mrs. Margaret V. Ittenbach, 66, 5316 Carrollton, passed away Feb. 13.  Widow of Robert J. Ittenbach, 1 granddaughter, Mary Teresee, sister of Mrs. Bernice Murphy, daughter-in-law of Mrs. Lawrence Ittenbach.

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Eschol Brant

Mrs. Brant was president of 1939.

September 6, 1897 - May 4, 1970

Mrs. Eschol B. Brant, 99 E. 70th St, wife of Walter L. Brant, mother of Robert P. Brant, sister of Mrs. Harlan Tudor, Mrs. John Warren, Mrs. Edgar Merry, and Mr. Fred Freed, passed away Monday.

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Mildred Ellis

Mrs. Ellis was president of 1957 and 1958.  She played in the city at least 14 more times through 1966.

August 22, 1909 - March 8, 1969

Mrs. Geneva Martin Jaqua, 79 years old, formerly of 7033 Central Avenue, died yesterday in the Indiana Baptist Home in Zionsville.

A onetime familiar figure in the city's women golfing circles, she was the widow of Charles A. Jaqua, electrical engineer and founder of the Scott-Jaqua Co., an electrical equipment firm.  He died in 1959.

Mrs. Jaqua was a member of the Indiana Women's Golf Association and was in championship flights several times.  She also was a member of Women's Western Golf Association and a former member of the Highland Golf Club.  She quit golfing about 15 years ago.

She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Janet J. Boaz and a son, Byron G. Jaqua both of Indianapolis; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

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Geneva Jaqua

Mrs. Jaqua was president of 1926.  She played in the very first city championship in 1921 and at least 19 more times through 1946.

August 23, 1888 - December 28, 1967

Mrs. Geneva Martin Jaqua, 79 years old, formerly of 7033 Central Avenue, died yesterday in the Indiana Baptist Home in Zionsville.

A onetime familiar figure in the city's women golfing circles, she was the widow of Charles A. Jaqua, electrical engineer and founder of the Scott-Jaqua Co., an electrical equipment firm.  He died in 1959.

Mrs. Jaqua was a member of the Indiana Women's Golf Association and was in championship flights several times.  She also was a member of Women's Western Golf Association and a former member of the Highland Golf Club.  She quit golfing about 15 years ago.

She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Janet J. Boaz and a son, Byron G. Jaqua both of Indianapolis; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Billie Mae Storer

Mrs. Storer was president of 1946.

July 4, 1905 - January 7, 1967

Billie Mae Storer, wife of Mr. Horace E. Storer, mother of Mrs. Sue S. Johnson, passed away Saturday in Community Hospital.  She was past president of the Indianapolis Women's Golf Association, a graduate of Butler University and a member of Pi Beta Phi Sorority and Alpha Latreaian.  At one time she was a board member of the Indianapolis Scout Council.

Bertha Wacker

Mrs. Wacker was the first president of 1922 and 1923.

1886 - February 16, 1963

Bertha L. Wacker, 77, died Saturday at Methodist Hospital.  She was a lifelong resident of Indianapolis.  She was a member of the Zion Evangelical and Reformed Church.  Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Ralph C. Davis and Mrs. Joseph H. Henson; two sons, Robert E. and Ray A. Wacker, all of Indianapolis, and four grandchildren.

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Viola McClamroch

Mrs. McClamroch was an honorary president of IWGA.

November 21, 1869 - July 4, 1953

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