Zionsville Times Sentinel

Breaking News

Obituaries

September 26, 2012

Ava-Lisa Memmen of Zionsville

Ava-Lisa Memmen, 60, of Zionsville, died on Sept. 19, 2012, at home with her family by her side.

She was born Feb. 1, 1952 in Boston, Mass. to Aulikki and Kenneth Olsen. She graduated with a bachelor’s of arts degree from Seattle Pacific University and a master’s of arts degree from the University of Chicago.

Ava was married to Edward Memmen on June 23, 1973. She is survived by her husband, three daughters and two grandchildren.

Ava was a long-time board member with several educational and non-profit institutions, including the Heartland Film Festival, which she co-founded. She enjoyed supporting and developing many organizations through her philanthropy and volunteering of her time. She also served as an elder at her church. Ava especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.

Services are on Saturday, Sept. 29, at Zionsville Presbyterian Church. The calling will be at 12:30 p.m. followed by a memorial service at 1:30 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, Ava has requested that memorial contributions be sent to the Heartland Film Festival. Donations may be sent to Heartland Truly Moving Pictures, 1043 Virginia Ave, Suite 2, Indianapolis, IN 46203 or at www.trulymovingpictures.org/give-now. Arrangements entrusted to Flanner and Buchanan-Zionsville.

Online condolences may be made at www.flannerbuchanan.com.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • Gail Meyerhoff Gail Meyerhoff, (nee Ricardi), 78, of Zionsville, passed away Thursday, April 3, 2014.

    April 9, 2014

  • OBT ZT040214 mcdonnell PIC Indianapolis Nora R. McDonnell Nora Rita Betchley McDonnell, aged 90, of Indianapolis, formerly of Alpharetta and Woodstock, Ga., passed away peacefully March 30, 2014. Rita was born Nov. 1, 1923, in Flushing, N,Y., to the now late Denis and Mary (Moriarity) Hannifin. After gradu

    April 2, 2014 1 Photo

  • OBT - ZT040214 - Morris Kent A. Morris Zionsville Kent A. Morris Kent A. Morris, 48, of Zionsville, passed away March 4, 2014, at St. Vincent Hospice. He was born in Indianapolis on April 11, 1965, to Glen A. and Lynda K. (Israel) Morris. Kent was a graduate of Ben Davis High School and

    April 2, 2014 1 Photo

  • OBT ZT040214 buckmaster Zionsville Robin L. Buckmaster Mr. Robin L. Buckmaster 61, of Zionsville passed away March 27, 2014. Robin is preceded in death by his father Lloyd S. Buckmaster, son Andy Buckmaster, brothers Charles L. Buckmaster and Jeffrey D. Knox. Robin is a lifelong resident of Zionsville in

    April 2, 2014 1 Photo

  • Lynn Oden Diantha Lynn Oden, of Zionsville, passed away at 8:28 a.m. on March 15, 2014, at Indiana University Simon Cancer Center.

    March 19, 2014

  • Mildred Applegate Mildred Applegate, 89, of Zionsville, passed away March 8, 2014.

    March 12, 2014

  • CTY-ZT031214-Neel pic David Andrew Neel David Andrew Neel, 56, passed away on March 7, 2014, at his home in Zionsville.

    March 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • CTY-ZT030514-Parks obit pic Daniel A. Parks Daniel Albert Parks died Thursday, Feb. 27, at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis.

    March 3, 2014 1 Photo

  • Sadie M. Updike Sadie Marie Updike was stillborn at Witham Memorial Hospital in Lebanon on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014. She is the daughter of Kenneth and Rachel Marie (Carter) Updike.

    February 26, 2014

  • Stephen D. Knapp Stephen Douglas Knapp, 58, of Paola, Kan., passed away on Friday, Jan. 10, 2014.

    February 12, 2014

Order Times Sentinel photos


Photos from April 2014

Facebook
Twitter Updates
AP Video
Captain of Sunken SKorean Ferry Arrested Raw: Fire Destroys 3 N.J. Beachfront Homes Raw: Pope Presides Over Good Friday Mass Raw: Space X Launches to Space Station Superheroes Descend on Capitol Mall Man Charged in Kansas City Highway Shootings Obama Awards Navy Football Trophy Anti-semitic Leaflets Posted in Eastern Ukraine Raw: Magnitude-7.2 Earthquake Shakes Mexico City Ceremony at MIT Remembers One of Boston's Finest Raw: Students Hurt in Colo. School Bus Crash Raw: Church Tries for Record With Chalk Jesus Raw: Faithful Celebrate Good Friday Worldwide Deadly Avalanche Sweeps Slopes of Mount Everest Police Arrest Suspect in Highway Shootings Drought Concerns May Hurt Lake Tourism Vermont Goat Meat Gives Refugees Taste of Home Calif. Investigators Re-construct Fatal Bus Cras Mayor Rob Ford Launches Re-election Campaign Appellate Court Hears Okla. Gay Marriage Case
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

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