• West Lafayette is also known as: Tippecanoe County / West Lafayette city.


  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Brian Binnie (astronaut), Anissa Jones (actor), Erik Sabel (baseball player), Toby Moskowitz (economist), and Fred Federspiel (entrepreneur and nuclear physicist).

  • Obituaries for residents might be found in these newspapers: Purdue Exponent and The Exponent.

  • West Lafayette is home to the following sports teams: Purdue Boilermakers men's basketball.


West Lafayette ( /ˌwɛst ˌlɑːfiˈɛt/) is a city in Tippecanoe County, Indiana, United States. It is located about 65 miles (105 km) northwest of the state capital of Indianapolis and across the Wabash River from its sister city, Lafayette. As of the 2010 census, its population was 29,596. West Lafayette is part of the Lafayette, Indiana Metropolitan Statistical Area. Augustus Wylie laid out a town here in 1836, in the Wabash River floodplain south of the present Levee. Due to regular flooding of the site, Wylie's town was never built. The present city was formed in 1888 by the merger of the adjacent suburban towns of Chauncey, Oakwood, and Kingston, located on a bluff across the Wabash River from Lafayette, Indiana. The three towns had been small suburban villages which were directly adjacent to one another. Kingston was laid out in 1855 by Jesse B. Lutz. Chauncey was platted in 1860 by the Chauncey family of Philadelphia, wealthy land speculators. Chauncey and Kingston formed a municipal government in 1866 which selected the name "Chauncey". The new town of Chauncey remained a small suburban village...

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West Lafayette Obituaries

It was revealed on February 1st, 2016 that Gaynel Flack passed on in West Lafayette, Indiana.  Flack was 83 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Gaynel's life.

It was revealed on March 6th, 2015 that William W Sparling died in West Lafayette, Indiana.  Sparling was 77 years old and was born in Yale, MI.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor William W's life.

It was disclosed by Orange County Register on November 15th, 2014 that Richard Dean "Dick" Freeman perished in California.  Freeman was 85 years old and was born in West Lafayette, IN.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Richard Dean "Dick"'s life.

It was noted on July 31st, 2014 that Laura Y Flynn (Nimmons) passed away in West Lafayette, Indiana.  Ms. Flynn was 80 years old and was born in Louisville, KY.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Laura Y's life.

It was disclosed on July 10th, 2014 that Susan J Ms Rients passed away in West Lafayette, Indiana.  Rients was 55 years old and was born in Streator, IL.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Susan J Ms's life.

It was written on February 16th, 2014 that Richard A Gibbs died in West Lafayette, Indiana.  Gibbs was 53 years old and was born in Long Beach, CA.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Richard A's life.

It was revealed on January 28th, 2014 that Raymond C Daley passed away in West Lafayette, Indiana.  Daley was 88 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Raymond C's life.

It was revealed by The Wabash Plain Dealer on January 20th, 2014 that Harold Hendershot passed away in West Lafayette, Indiana.  Hendershot was 92 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Harold's life.

It was reported by Cincinnati Enquirer and Cincinnati Post on January 7th, 2014 that Jane O Petty (Ostrander) died in Wilmington, Ohio.  Ms. Petty was 93 years old and was born in West Lafayette, IN.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Jane O's life.

It was noted on October 23rd, 2013 that Barbara L Hart (Statton) passed away in West Virginia.  Ms. Hart was 77 years old and was born in West Lafayette, IN.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Barbara L's life.

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Funeral Homes in West Lafayette

Soller Baker Funeral Homes

Established in 1865, Soller-Baker Funeral Homes has become one of northern Indiana's oldest businesses. Founded by John Soller as the Cabinet Makers Union at 222 Main Street, the firm later became Soller-Seeger Co., then changed to...

Genda Funeral Home

The Genda Funeral Home is located on the north end of Main St. and was started in the 1940’s by L.E. Moore as a branch funeral home from his Rossville location. When L.E. Moore finished his funeral service career to the Clinton County families,...

Hahn-Groeber Funeral Homes

Hahn Funeral Home's history dates back to 1931 and it has been family owned and operated since that time. With Gary Hahn's arrival in 1965, the Hahn Funeral Home began decades of local, quality funeral service. In 2005, Richard “Rich” and...

Springer-Voorhis-Draper Funeral

Randy, Kathryn, and the entire staff of Springer-Voorhis-Draper Funeral Home appreciate having good neighbors they can trust. They have built their reputation on the trust of friends and neighbors who have turned to them for sound advice and...

Grand View Cemetery Incorporated
1190 Cumberland Ave
West Lafayette, IN 47996
Soller Baker Funeral Homes
1184 Sagamore Pkwy W
West Lafayette, IN 47906
Tippecanoe Memory Gardens
1718 W 350 N
West Lafayette, IN 47996

West Lafayette Funeral Home News

Philip's Academy in Newark mourns lively chef killed by motorist
The Portuguese native landed a gig at Club Med and later at the Highlawn Pavilion in West Orange. Scholastic Culinary ... Viewing will be from 7 to 9pm today at Buyus Funeral Home, 426 Lafayette Street, Newark. The funeral service will be at 8 am tomorrow ...

Thornton man charged in fatal crash
Weld County prosecutors say Ryan passed another car Monday in a no-passing zone west of ... the accident. Funeral services for Guevara and her son are scheduled for 10 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 8, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Lafayette.,0,154227.story

LaFayette's Cathene Mitchell Boasts Proud Lineage
Cathene Mitchell recently celebrated her 94th birthday at Heritage Health Care, LaFayette. The widow of Roosevelt Mitchell ... both relatives and friends. She attended the funeral of Mark Thrash, a once-enslaved African American whose cabin location is ...

Lowell L. Hoehne, 87
Hoehne, 87, of Lafayette, died at 1:40 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, 2010, at Indiana Veterans' Home, West Lafayette. Born Aug. 7 ... Visitation 4-8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010, at Gundrum Funeral Home, Logansport. Services at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 12, 2010, at ...

Louisiana at 2 a.m. Thursday
NEW ORLEANS Funeral arrangements are set in Houston for the father ... That's down from 10 percent in August and 10 percent in September 2009. By Alan Sayre. LAFAYETTE Iberiabank Corp. said it posted a drop in third-quarter earnings from a year ago ...

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