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Obituaries - April 7, 2010 PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 07 April 2010 00:00

 

TERRY R. WORRELL, 66
WESLEY KEITH HOFFMEISTER, 70
KENNETH JULIAN MCGEE, 77
HERBERT LEE EDMONDS, SR., 83
KENNETH L. SCHOEN, 87
DOROTHY M. WALTON, 85
JANE GUERNSEY MUNK PFISTER, 82
KATY ELIZABETH ROBERTS, 19
ROSA FAIN, 83
BETTY ANN HUBER, 63

TERRY R. WORRALL, 66, Greenville, died Wednesday, March 31 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
He was retired from Colgate Company and a member of the baptist church.
Survivors include, his wife, Janet (Jones) Worrall; one son, Terry Worrall Jr. of Memphis, Indiana; two brothers Robert and David Worrall and one grandchild.
Services were held Saturday at the Love Funeral Home in Palmyra with burial in the Greenville Cemetery. Love Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

 

 


 

WESLEY KEITH HOFFMEISTER, 70, Marysville, died Wednesday, March 31.
He was a retired school teacher from the New Albany-Floyd County School system after 40 years of service. He continued to mentor students at Hazelwood Junior High School for seven years after retirement.
He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Phyllis (Proctor) Hoffmeister; son, Brent Hoffmeister; daughter, Beth Lanmam; brother, Park Hoffmeister and three grandchildren.
Services were held Saturday at Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington. Burial was Monday at the Valley of Rest in LaGrange, Ky.
Memorial contributions may be made to Child Fund International and Crusade for Children.

 

 


 

KENNETH JULIAN MCGEE, 77, Greenville, died Monday, March 29, at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
He was a veteran of the Korean War, serving as an Air Force captain and logged over 2000 pilot hours in various fixed wing aircraft. After his military service, he served in management capacities at American Air Filter, General Electric, Tube Turns, Cissell Manufacturing and American Standard.
He was one of the original management team of Heritage Houses, the precursor to Humana and was one of the cofounders of Blue Grass Chemical of New Albany. Ken also founded and served until his death as CEO for 33 years of Kenray Associates, Inc., a computer software firm specializing in supply chain management software for the retail industry.
Over the past six decades, he has been a Sunday school teacher at Lynnhurst United Church of Christ in Louisville, Greenville Christian Church and St. Mark's Church of Christ in New Albany. He was a current member and elder at Floyds Knobs Christian Church.
Survivors include his wife, Mary (Decker) McGee; sons, Kenneth Jr., Floyds Knobs and Charles “Chuck” McGee, Greenville; six grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
Funeral services with full military honors were Saturday at Kraft Funeral Service. Cremation was chosen.
The family requests donations be made to the American Cancer Society.

 

 


 

HERBERT LEE EDMONDS, SR., 83, of New Albany, died Thursday, April 1, at his home.
He was a United States Navy veteran, a member of American Legion 42, a former Commander of VFW Post 1693 (1989,1995 and 1999), and a lifetime member of VFW Post 1693 and the “Chicken & Dumpling Crew.” He was retired from ICI Americas, Inc. and was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in New Albany.
He is preceded in death by his granddaughter Sheena Edmonds Fancher and his brothers, Raymond and Alfred Edmonds.
He is survived by his wife, of 62 years, Elizabeth (Oberhausen) Edmonds; sons, Terry of Columbus, Mike of Charlestown, Herb, Jr. of Salem; daughter, Lois Rohde of Lanesville; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Services were held Monday at Generations Funeral Home with military honors. Burial followed at the Holy Trinity Cemetery in New Albany.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Research & Education Fund of the Cancer Care Center of So. Indiana or Holy Family Catholic Church in New Albany.

 

 


 

KENNETH L. SCHOEN, 87, Elizabeth, died Sunday, April 4, at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
He was born on January 17, 1923 in Elizabeth, the son of Gustav and Dora Hussung Schoen.
He was a farmer and a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Lanesville and was a member of the voters assembly and the Men's club in the church.
He was a former member of the Harrison County Parks Board, the Harrison County School Board, the Harrison County Farm Bureau Credit Union Board and was a former Posey Township Trustee.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Hazel L. Schoen and a grandson Eric Schoen.
He is survived by his companion Deanie Houser of Elizabeth; sons, Kevin Schoen of Dayton, OH, Ronald Schoen, Russell Schoen and Richard Schoen, all of Elizabeth; daughters Elaine Allen of Shepherdville, Karen Schoen of Lanesville, Diane Turner of Corydon and Denise McKnight of Elizabeth; brothers, Darrell Schoen of Bellingham, WA, Wilbur Schoen of New Albany, Marcell Schoen of Elizabeth, 19 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.
Funeral services will be held at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Lanesville on Thursday at 11 a.m. with burial following in the church cemetery.
Arrangements were handled by the Gehlbach and Royse Funeral Home in Corydon.
The family suggest memorial gifts be made to either St. John’s Lutheran Church or the Alzheimer's Association.

 

 


 

DOROTHY M. WALTON, 85, of Campbellsburg, Indiana passed away Friday, April 2, 2010 at 11:36 a.m. at St. Vincent Salem Hospital.
She was married July 23, 1951 to Jefferson Benjamin Walton, who passed away January 20, 1985.
She was a homemaker, a former employee of the old Smith General Store in Tunnelton, Indiana and a member of the Mt. Tabor Christian Church.
Born February 23, 1925 in Lawrenceport, Indiana, she was the daughter of the late John R. and Mabel (Beasley) Smith.
Survivors include two daughters, Dottie P. Walton and Mabel Ann Curran, both of Campbellsburg; one brother, John M. Smith of Dunedin, Florida and four grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two infant children, Thomas S. and Elizabeth Sue Walton, one brother and one sister.
Services were Monday at Dawalt Funeral Home with interment at Mt. Tabor Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454 Alexandria, Virginia 22312.

 

 


 

JANE GUERNSEY MUNK PFISTER, 82, of Henryville, died ao Friday, April 2 at her son's home.
She was born on October 9, 1927 in Sellersburg, to the late Leland "Bud" and Irene (Shaw) Guernsey.
She was married to Keith Munk who preceded her in death.
She later married Jacob Pfister, who survives.
She worked at the Henryville Clinic for over 42 years.
Survivors include a son, Brian Munk; sister Margie Parish, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, and a brother, Robert "Buddy" Guernsey.
Services were held Wednesday at R.D. Pyke Funeral Service with burial at Mt. Lebannon Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be given to Hosparus.

 

 


 

KATIE ELIZABETH ROBERTS, 19, Henryville, died on April 1, at Scott Memorial Hospital.
She was born on November 7, 1990 in Louisville to Donald Stults, Jr. and Beverly McConnell.
She was  homemaker.
She was preceded in death by her sister, Brianna Atwood, grandfathers, Wayne McConnell, and Donald Stults, Sr.
Her survivors include her husband of almost three years, her parents, two grandmothers, Betty Gresham and Norma Lear.
Services were held Tuesday at R.D. Pyke Funeral Service with burial in the Greenlawn Cemetery in Greenville.

 

 


 

ROSE FAIN, 83 Charlestown, died Sunday, March 28 at her residence.
She was the daughter of Louis and Aletha Shephard Mortis. Survivors include four daughters, Carol May of New Washington; Barbara O'Riley of Mauckport; Janet Haycraft of Elizabeth and Virginia Armstrong of New Albany.
No services were held. Grayson Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

 


 

BETTY ANN HUBER, 63 died Friday, April 2 at Norton Hospice Pavilion in Louisville.
She was the former Betty Ann Cooper, a native of Washington County, Indiana, a member of the Order of Eastern Star Charlestown Chapter and Greenville United Methodist Church.
She was preceded on death by her father Omel Copper and two sisters, Rebecca Cooper and Wanda Pavey.
Survivors include her husband, Rev. Hollis Huber, one son, Michael Boyd Huber of Arizona, her mother, Cora Deich, West Baden; five sisters, Esther Beatty, Joleen Richardson, Roberta Hamm, Carolyn Howard and Marilyn Helms and three grandchildren.
Services will be conducted Saturday, April 10 at the Oak Street Chapel of Seabrook Dieckmann and Naville Funeral Homes with burial in Greenlawn Cemetery in Greenville.
Memorial gifts: Mint Julip at the James Graham Brown Cancer Canter.

 


 


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