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Obituaries - March 10, 2010 PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 09 March 2010 00:00
MACK E. STRUNK, 78
WILLIE LEE HALL, 75
PAUL MARSHALL, 68
BESSIE LONG, 88
DAISY E. PITMAN, 76
IMOGENE HANKINS KESSINGER, 75
ORVILLE WILLIAM "SPUD" BAXTER, 82
WILLIAM RAYMOND HOLTHOUSER, 76
ERWIN A. STORJOHANN, 88
MARY MICHAEL "MICKEY" JACKSON, 66
LUCILLE MCCUTCHEON, 98
BRENDA HOOPER STROJNY, 57
CHARLES W. ENGLE, 87
LISA MARIE JULIAN, 52
DOROTHY BOSS, 90
JOSEPH LEON CASE, 51
JOHNNY GLEN WILSON, 81
ELVIN RUSSELL BRAMWELL, 84
 


    ?MACK E. STRUNK, 78, Edwardsville, died Tuesday, March 2 at his home.
    He was a retired production worker at The Pillsbury Co. in New Albany and was a 22 year liver transplant recipient survivor.
    He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Frances Strunk.
    Survivors include a son, Michael Strunk of Edwardsville; daughter, Vicki Strunk of Austin; brother, Archie Strunk of Lanesville; sister, Hazel Sandlin of London, Kentucky; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Saturday, March 6 at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Georgetown with burial in Edwardsville Cemetery.
    WILLIE LEE HALL, 75, Salem, died Tuesday, March 2 at Kindred Hospital in Louisville.
    He served during the Vietnam War as a Sergeant in the US Army and was a 1952 graduate of Salem High School.
    He was preceded in death by a brother and a sister.
    Survivors include two sons, Mark Hall of Crestwood, Kentucky and David Hall of Louisville; two daughters, Sonnja Brown of Salem and Michele Hall of Richmond, Virginia; sister, Kay Jones of Destin, Florida; Bobby Lee Hall of North Vernon and James D. Hall of Palmyra; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Saturday, March 6 at Dawalt Funeral Home with burial in Olive Branch Cemetery in Pekin.
    Memorial contributions may be made to WHAS Crusade for Children, P.O. Box 1100 Louisville, KY 40201.
    PAUL MARSHALL, 68, Palmyra, died Sunday, February 28 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
    He was a retired carpenter and farmer and a veteran of the US Air Force.
    He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Rolland Marshall.
    Survivors include his wife, the former Katherine Martin; two sons, Jeffery Marshall of Salem and Joseph Marshall of Palmyra; daughter, Jena Campbell of Palmyra; three brothers, Richard, Ernie and David Marshall; sister, Audrey Will and five grandchildren.
    Services were held Thursday, March 4 at Love Funeral Home in Palmyra with burial in Mt. Washington Cemetery near Pekin.
    BESSIE LONG, 88, New Albany, died Friday, February 26 at Lincoln Hills Health Care Center in New Albany.
    She was a production worker for New Albany Box and Basket and was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church in New Albany.
    She was preceded in death by a daughter, Gladys Darlene Lynch and two brothers, Clarence and John Austin.
    Survivors include her husband, Ershel Long of New Albany; two grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
    Services were held Monday, March 1 at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Georgetown with burial in Edwardsville Cemetery.
    DAISY E. PITMAN, 76, Corydon, died Sunday, February 28 at Harrison County Hospital in Corydon.
    She was a 1951 graduate of New Middletown High School and was a 1973 graduate of Indiana University Southeast with a degree in Nursing. She worked as a Registered Nurse in Harrison and Floyd County Hospitals and was a member of St. Jospeh Catholic Church in Corydon.
    She was preceded in death by a son, Patrick Russell Pitman and a brother, Ruel E. Lowe.
    Survivors include her husband of 57 years, Robert M. Pitman of Corydon; six sons, Robert L., Anthony W. and Eric “Joe” Pitman all of Corydon, Michael A. Pitman of Greenville, Richard D. Pitman of Milltown and Paul D. Pitman of New Salisbury; daughter, Nancy D. Pitman of Corydon; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
    Services were held Thursday, March 4 at St. Joseph Catholic Church with burial in the church cemetery. Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
    Memorial gifts may be made to Potato Run Church.
    IMOGENE HANKINS KESSINGER, 75, Salem, died Monday, March 1 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
    She was a member of the Acts Full Gospel Church in Borden.
    She was preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters.
    Survivors include two daughters, Roberta Baldwin of Salem and Sue Ann Hankins of Jeffersonville; two sons, Gary Hankins of Shelbyville and Frank Hankins of Connersville; four sisters, Helen Hisel and Joan Schockey both of Salem, Barbara Brumfiel of Brandon, Mississippi and Patsy Hines of Laconia; two brothers, L.D. Flannery of New Salisbury and Lee Flannery of Elizabeth; six grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Friday, March 5 at Dawalt Funeral Home with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery.
    Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, Virginia 22312.
    ORVILLE WILLIAM “SPUD” BAXTER, 82, Charlestown, died Tuesday, March 2 at St. Catherine Regional Hospital in Charlestown.
    He was a former employee of the American Filter Company in Louisville where he drove a forklift and also served in the US Army during the Korean War.
    Survivors include his sister, Fern Giltner of Charlestown.
    Cremation was chosen and no services are scheduled. Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown was in charge of arrangements.
    WILLIAM RAYMOND HOLTHOUSER, 76, Marysville, died Wednesday, March 3 at Norton Hospital in Louisville.
    He was a retired Coach Carman for L&N Railroad, a US Army veteran and a member of the Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church.
    He was preceded in death by his wife, Jo Ann Holthouser and a sister, Martha Wyatt.
    Survivors include two daughters, Patti Glotzbach and Carolyn Sue Whitely both of Marysville; two sons, Norman G. Holthouser of Louisville and David R. Hughes, Sr. of Orange Park, Florida; sister, Alice Jean Crowder of Naples, Florida; brother, Norman E. Holthouser of Louisville; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Saturday, March 6 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Resthaven Memorial Park in Louisville.
    ERWIN A. STORJOHANN, 88, St. Charles, Missouri, died Saturday, February 27 at St. Josephs Hospital in St. Charles.
    He was a tool and die maker at Century Electric for 33 years and retired from Boeing as a Machinist. He served in the US Army in WWII in the China Burma India Theater.
    He was preceded in death by his wife, Florentine Storjohann.
    Survivors include two daughters, Patricia Storjohann Maxwell of Chesterfield, Missouri and Barbara Storjohann Sheehan of Grover, Missouri; grandson, Michael Sheehan of Salem, many nieces, nephews, friends and neighbors and his beloved dog, Thumper.
    Services were held Tuesday, March 2 at Baue Funeral Home in St. Charles, Missouri with burial in St. Charles Memorial Gardens with full military honors.
    Memorial donations may be made to the Salem Animal Shelter.
    MARY MICHAEL “MICKEY” JACKSON, 66, Salem, died Friday, March 5 at her home.
    She was a retired Registered Nurse. She was a 1965 graduate of Norton School of Nursing, the first Miss Washington County Fair Queen in 1960 and a member of Christian Life Baptist Church, Tree Board, Good Earth Master Gardeners, Sisters of Grace Community Choir, China Painting Guild and Cancer Crusaders Relay for Life group.
    Survivors include a son, Aaron Jackson of Salem; daughter, Christy Jackson Stephens of Salem; sister, Judy Pendleton of Salem; seven grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.
    Services were held Tuesday, March 9 at Weathers Funeral Home with burial in Highland Friends Cemetery.
    Expressions of sympathy may be made to Cancer Crusaders Relay for Life Group.
    LUCILLE MCCUTCHEON, 98, Salem, died Sunday, March 7 at Meadow View Rehab Center.
    She was a member of Palmyra Church of Christ, was an Exchange Operator for Fredericksburg Phone Co., was a cook for Heuser Stage Coach for years and was a homemaker.
    She was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer “Bud” McCutcheon and seven half-brothers and sisters.
    Survivors include a daughter, Lavonne Libka of Salem; two half-sisters, Bertha Johnson and Lottie Ayers; three grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Wednesday, March 10 at Love Funeral Home in Palmyra with burial in Palmyra Cemetery.
    BRENDA HOOPER STROJNY, 57, Sellersburg, died Friday, March 5 at her residence.
    She was a factory worker for Heritage Hardwood in Jeffersonville and enjoyed fishing, collecting dolls, going to yard sales and collecting antiques.
    Survivors include her mother, Mae Hooper of Charlestown; two daughters, Samantha L. Phillipy of Sellersburg and Jennifer M. Huber of Louisville; son, Jimmy L. Grayum of Louisville; three sisters, Billie J. McDill of Clarksville, Shirley A. Knight of Williston, Florida and Judy Pfister of Jeffersonville; three brothers, William and David Hooper both of Charlestown and Robert Hooper of Sylvester, Georgia; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
    Services will be held Thursday, March 11 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Mt. Lebanon Cemetery in Charlestown.
    CHARLES W. ENGLE, 87, Starlight, died Friday, March 5 at Westminster Healthcare in Clarksville.
    He was a lifelong resident of Starlight and was the second generation owner and operator of Engle
s Feed Mill which was founded by his father, Joseph Engle in 1939 until retiring in 2004. He was a Navy veteran of WWII and a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Starlight and the Cardinal Ritter Council K of C.
    He was preceded in death by two brothers, Edward and Melvin Engle, sister, Virginia Kersten and a granddaughter, Melissa Gail Engle.
    Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Maurice F. Missi Engle; children, Larry J. Engle of Frankfort, Kentucky, Gary C. Engle of Starlight, Thomas A. Engle of New Albany, Edward L. Engle of Starlight, Dennis J. Engle of Greenville, Alan L. Engle of Floyds Knobs and Patricia A. Cook of Borden; brother, William Engle of Floyds Knobs; two sisters, Helen Andres and Thelma Bierman both of Floyds Knobs; nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
    Services were he;d Tuesday, March 9 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Starlight with burial in the church cemetery with full military honors.
    Kraft Funeral Service was in charge of arrangements.
    LISA MARIE JULIAN, 52, Scottsburg, died Tuesday, March 2.
    The Indianapolis native was a case manager with Life Springs in Scottsburg. She was a graduate of Indiana University and was a member of Zoah Christian Church.
    Survivors include her son, Nicholas Ray Dean, a father, Maurice Beavers; brothers, Bob Julian and Gary Julian; sister, Maurisa Sharp; nices and nephews.
    Funeral services were Saturday, March 6, at Stewart Funeral Home with Father Louis Manna officiating.
    Burial will be at a later date.
    Memorial contributions may be made to the donor’s choice through the funeral home.
    Online condolences may be made at www.stewartfuneralhome.net
    DOROTHY BOSS, 90, Scottsburg, died Thursday, March 4 at Hampton Oaks in Scottsburg.
    The Scott County native was a member of First Christian Church in Scottsburg. She retired from U.S. Shoe Factory in Crothersville.
    Survivors includ sons, Vic Boss of Scottsburg, Larry Boss of Austin, Don Boss of Stockbridge, Ga., Jerry Boss of St. Louis, Mo.; brother, Bob Mull of Crothersville; seven grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
    Funeral service was held on Sunday, March 7, at Buchanan Funeral Home with the Rev. Larry J. DeWitt officiating.
    Burial will be at Scottsburg Cemetery in Scottsburg.
    Memorial contributions may be made to Scott County Humane Society in care of the funeral home.
    Online condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net
    JOSEPH LEON CASE, 51, Deputy, died Sunday, March 7, at King's Daughters Hospital in Madison.
    The Seymour native  worked for Regal Trucking in Crothersville as a mechanic and also worked for White Eye Valley Farms and the Shaddy Mirror Farms, both in Lexington. He was a member of Ducks Unlimited and North American Hunting Club.
    Survivors include three step-sons, John Wagner and Mickey Cornelius of Scottsburg, Jessie Cornelius of Indianapolis; one step-daughter, Crystal Hensley of Kentucky; two brothers, Donald Harrison Case and Thomas Dale Case, both of Deputy; three sisters, Betty Jean Williams and Sondra Lou Walp, both of Deputy, and Shaorn Lee Willis of Mt. View Ak., six step-grandchildren and three step-great-granchildren.
    Funeral service will be conducted Friday, March 12, at the Dove-Sharp and Rudicel Funeral Home with the Rev. Dale Boyd officiating.
    Visitiation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 11, and one hour prior to the service eon Friday.
    Burial will be in the Carmel Cemetery in Deputy.
    Memorial contributions may be made through the Dove-Sharp and Rudicel Funeral Home to the donor's choice.
    JOHNNY GLEN WILSON, 81, Seymour, died Saturday, March 6, at his residence.
    The Washington County native was a retired employee of Spray Sand and Gravel in Seymour and also worked at St. John Trucking in North Vernon and Key Paving in Edinburgh. He was a member of the Bunker Hill Christian Church in Salem and served during the Korean War as a private first class in the U.S. Army. He volunteered at the At the Covered Bridge Health Care Facility.
    Survivors include three sons, Gregory S. and Clayton A. Wilson, both of Scottsburg, and Harold W. Wilson of Columbus; brother, Ron Wilson of Elkhart, Ks., three sisters, Mary Lee of Jacksonville, Fl., Betty Parriott of Scotts Bluff, Neb. And Karen Paysant of San Marcus, Ca, several nieces and nephews.
    Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. on Thursday, March 10, on Thursday at Collins Funeral Home with burial in Scottsburg Cemetery.
    Military rites will be conducted at the cemetery by Crothersville VFW Post 1083 Honor Guard. Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. today (Wednesday) and after 8 a.m. on Thursday, March 11.
    Memorial contributions may be made th the donor's choice through Collins Funeral Home.
    ELVIN RUSSELL BRAMWELL, 84, Madison, died Saturday, March 6, at King's Daughters' Hospital in Madison.
    The Jefferson County native was a member of the United States Army and was a private first class serving in Company E, Second Battalion of the 182nd Infantry during World Ward II. He fought in the Southern Philippine Campaign. He received the  Asiatic Pacific Theater Ribbon with one Star and Philippine Liberation Ribbon. He worked for the U.S. Postal Service and the Jefferson Proving Ground. He also was a farmer and was a member of the Smyrna Monroe Presbyterian Church. He was a member of the Jefferson County Farm Bureau, the Clifty Swingers Square Dance Club and served on the Township Advisory Board. He also had served as a driector fo the Old Settlers of Neaville's Gorve.
    Survivors include three daughters, Donita Hancock of Lexington; Brenda Kelly of Lancaster, Wanda McClure of Madison; one son, Keith Bramwell of Madison; one brother, George Bramwell of Sevierville, Tn., one sister, Nina Simons of Columbus; six grandchildren, seven great-grandchilcren; three nieces and one nephew.
    Funeral services will be conducted today (Wednesday) at Morgan and Nay Funeral Centere in Madison with Elder Wallace Hines officiating. Burial will be in the Grandview Memorial Gardens near Madison. Visitation will be after 9 a.m.
    Full military honors will be conducted at the graveside by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.
    Memorial contributions may be made to the Smyrna-Monroe Presbyterian Church through the funeral home.
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