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Obituaries - July 23, 2008 PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 23 July 2008 00:00

TERESA FAYE RIORDAN, 53
PHILLIP RAY KINCAID, 49
FRED L. BLOCHER, 67
JAMES "JIM" JOSEPH PETRI, 65
MARY "SIS" DELGRANDE SEIBEL, 81
WILMA L. COATS, 86
DR. EDDIE R. APPLE, 82
PHYLLIS R. DUGGINS, 81
JEWEL ANN SHULL, 87
KATHLEEN "KAY" WISEMAN PEDIT, 83
PHILIP A. OWSLEY, 70
MAGGIE IRENE HENDRICH, 81
JO ANN RODEWIG, 62
JOHN EMERSON JR., 78
WILMA LOUISE SEARS BERRYMAN, 71
MARY M. OBERJOHANN, 97
FREDERICK JAMES AEMMER SR., 86
JILL L. RHODES EATON, 43
RANDALL LYNN BROWN, 54
ERNEST R. "PISTOL PETE" HITNER, 82
MARTHA MARY ANDRES STRIEGEL, 91
MARY C. VON ALLMEN, 94
LACY C. LYNCH, 16
JOLIET B. "JUDY" SCOTT, 87
GRAND JUNIOR SPICER, 70
ALMA GAYLE WILSON-AJUDANI, 50
JOYCE LEE HEASTON, 67
MARJORIE LILLIAS FIELDS, 86
MORGAN RAY MORRISON, infant
MARGIE OPAL CAUDILL, 85
CAROLYN SUE PENDER CONRAD, 52
and THOMAS E. "TOM" CONRAD SR, 63

 

    ?TERESA FAYE RIORDAN, 53, Sellersburg, died Wednesday, July 9.
    She was retired from Lorillard Tobacco Co., in Greensboro, NC.
    Survivors include her mother and stepfather, Bernadine and Jim Hall, Sellersburg; father and stepmother, Stanley W. and Rita Riordan, Lake Alfred, FL.; brother, Michael T. Riordan, Madisonville, KY.; half sister, Dorothy Van Brussel, Louisville, KY.; half brother, Tom Baker, Nashville, TN.; stepsister, Jann Lindle, LaGrange, KY.; friend, Terri Massey, Semora, NC.; five nieces; two nephews; and several cousins.
    Services were held Monday, July 14, at the Kraft Funeral Home, with burial following at Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park in New Albany.


    PHILLIP RAY KINCAID, 49, Marysville, died Tuesday, July 15, at his home.
    Survivors include his wife Laura Vest Kincaid; three daughters, Sherry Kincaid and Shawn Price, both of Louisville, KY., and Tami McCloskey, Charlestown; one brother, James Kincaid, Charlestown; two sisters, Tina Davis and Missy Kincaid, both of Charlestown; and two grandchildren, Caitlin and Kyndall Amburgey.
    Services were held Friday, July 18, at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown.


    FRED L. BLOCHER, 67, Sellersburg, died Wednesday, July 16, at Clark Memorial Hospital.
    He was the former owner of Clark Auto Supply in Jeffersonville and worked in the automotive aftermarket for numerous years.
    Survivors include his wife, Jenny Wren Blocher; one son, Jeffrey Blocher, Dallas, NC.; three daughters, Amie James, Wilmington, NC., Julie Callaway, New Albany, and Emily Sandullo, Evansville; sister, Nancy Terranova, Kettering, OH.; six grandchildren, Dalton James, Emerson James, Danielle Cook, Seth Cook, Mallory Sandullo, and Owen Sandullo; and several nieces and nephews.
    Private services were held on Friday, July 18, with Kraft Funeral Service in charge of arrangements.
    Expressions of sympathy may go to the Strong Kids Campaign Scholarships at the YMCA of Southern Indiana, P.O. Box 1525, Jeffersonville, IN 47131.


    JAMES “JIM” JOSEPH PETRI, 65, Sellersburg, died Tuesday, July 15, at his home.
    Visitation was held on Sunday, July 20, at Scott Funeral Home’s North Chapel.


    MARY “SIS” DELGRANDE SEIBEL, 81, Lexington, formerly Charlestown, died Friday, July 11, at Clark Memorial Hospital.
    She was a homemaker, and a member of the Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church in Charlestown.
    Survivors include her daughter, Kaye Davis, Underwood; grandson, John Fugate Jr., Lexington; two great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
    Cremation was chosen along with no services. Grayson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


    WILMA L. COATS, 86, Salem, died Monday, July 14, at Meadow View Health and Rehabilitation Center.
    She was retired from Auditors-Treasure Office. She was a member of Daisy Hill United Methodist Church, attended Westview Christian Church, and she was a member of Senior Citizens of Pekin.
    Survivors include one son, Rodney M. Coats, Salem; one daughter, Rebecca L. Roach, Salem; seven grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Thursday, July 17, at Daisy Hill United Methodist Church in Borden with burial in Swayback Cemetery. Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


    DR. EDDIE R. APPLE, 82, Salem, died Monday, July 14, at his home.
    He was a semi-retired physician and Washington County Health Officer. He was a graduate of Indiana University Medical School, a member of Salem Church of Christ, Salem Masonic Lodge #21, Scottish Rite Valley of Indianapolis, I.U. Alumni Association, American Medical Association and Indiana State Medical Association. He delivered nearly 10,000 babies over the course of his career. He was also a WWII Navy Veteran. and a member of V.F.W. and American Legion.
    Survivors include, his son, John Apple, Salem; two daughters, Susan Apple and Marcia Meadows, both of Holton; two grandchildren, Ashley and Jabin Apple; and two great-great grandsons, Travis and Aiden Taylor.
    Services were held Friday, July 18, at the Salem High School Gym with burial following in Crown Hill Cemetery with military honors. Weathers Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.


    PHYLLIS R. DUGGINS, 81, Salem, died Saturday, July 12, at Washington County Memorial Hospital.
    She was a retired Legal Secretary for Mead and Mead Attorneys and a member of Mt. Hebron Church of Christ.
    Survivors include her son, Steve Duggins, Salem; three sisters, Patricia Monahan and Donna Wiedemer, both of Louisville, KY., and Anita Hinkle of Cleveland, OH.; and a granddaughter, Julie Duggins, Salem.
    Cremation was chosen with Weathers Funeral Home in charge of arrangements and there were no funeral services.


    JEWEL ANN SHULL, 87, Oklahoma City, OK., died Sunday, July 13, in Oklahoma City.
    She was a former Secretary for Corporation Commission in Indianapolis.
    Survivors include her husband, Robert L Shull, Oklahoma City, OK.; one son, Robert K. Shull, Dallas, TX.; one granddaughter, Frances Jewel Shull; and many nieces and nephews.
    Graveside services were held Friday, July 18, at Crown Hill Cemetery with Weathers Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.


    KATHLEEN “KAY” WISEMAN PEDIT, 83, Henryville, died Sunday, July 6.
    Services were held Saturday, July12, at Scott Funeral Home’s North Chapel.


    PHILIP A. OWSLEY, 70, Campbellsburg, died Thursday, July 17, at Meadow View Health and Rehab Center.
    He was a member of Lost River Missionary Baptist Church in Campbellsburg and later attended Agape Ministries in Salem. He was a retired dairy farmer, Brown Township Trustee for four years, and West Washington School Corporation Board of Trustee for 8 years. He was also a member of Dairyman, Inc. and Washington County Farm Bureau and a demonstrator during the Old Settlers Days Festival.
    Survivors include his son, Daniel Owsley, Salem; daughter, Susan Ballerstedt, Louisville, KY.; eight grandchildren, Elizabeth, James, Rachel, and Rebekah Owsley; and Carol, Julia and Sarah Ballerstedt; a sister, Mary Frances Rutherford, Campbellsburg; and a brother, Billy G. Owsley, Campbellsburg.
    Services were held Monday, July 21, at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial was in Cavetown Cemetery in Campbellsburg.
    Expressions of sympathy may be made to Wonder Valley Christian Camp, 7093 W. Wonder Valley Road, Salem, IN 47167.


    MAGGIE IRENE HENDRICH, 81, Palmyra, died Monday, July 14, at Floyd Memorial Hospital, New Albany.
    She was a member of The United Methodist Church in Central Barren.
    Survivors include one son, Eddie Hendrich, Palmyra; two grandchildren, Nicole Rezing, Dale; Beau Edward Hendrich, Palmyra; and four great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Thursday, July 17, at Love Funeral Home with burial in the Central Barren Cemetery.


    JO ANN RODEWIG, 62, Borden died Saturday, July 12.
    She formerly worked at the Old Hoosier Panel Co.
    Survivors include her husband, Richard H. Rodewig Sr.; three sons, Richard H. Rodewig Jr., Tracy L. Rodewig Sr., and Robert J. Rodewig Sr. all of Boden; two brothers, Roger and Terry Carroll, both of New Albany, and Tom Carroll, Palmyra; one sister, Sue Feathers, New Albany; 10 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Wednesday, July 16, at the Paul V. Shrader Funeral Home with burial following in Otterbein Cemetery in Harrison County.


    JOHN EMERSON JR., 78, Pekin, died Sunday, July 13, at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.
    He was a member of the Indian Creek Baptist Church and Greenville Masonic Lodge.
    Survivors include his wife Mary Emerson, Pekin; two sons, James Emerson, Greenville, and Steven Emerson, Palmyra; two daughters, Linda Willis, New Albany, and Dianna Heazlitt, New Albany; three sisters, Thelma Voyles, Palmyra; Emma Jane Love, Georgetown; and Bettie Kain of Georgetown; 11 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Wednesday, July 16, at the Love Funeral Home in Palmyra with burial in The Martinsburg Cemetery.


    WILMA LOUISE SEARS BERRYMAN, 71, New Albany, died Sunday, July 13, at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
    She was a former employee of SuperAmerica in New Albany.
    Survivors include two sons, Dennis Welch, Madison and Dean Welch, New Albany; one brother, C.J. Sears, Georgetown; two sisters, Mary Wheeler and Shirley Wheatley, both of New Albany; five grandsons, Tony; Mark; Matt; and Ben Welch and Chris Krow; five great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
    Services were held Thursday, July 17, at the Paul V. Shrader Funeral Home, with burial following in Greenlawn Cemetery in Greenville.
    Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Hospice of Southern Indiana.


    MARY M. OBERJOHANN, 97, Marengo, died Friday, July 11, at the Corydon Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
    She was a retired employee of Blue River Services.
    Survivors include one daughter, Frances Radmer, Georgetown; and three grandchildren.
    Services were held Monday, July 14, at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon. Burial followed at Evergreen Cemetery in Louisville.


    FREDERICK JAMES AEMMER SR., 86, Floyds Knobs, died Thursday, July 10, at his residence.
    He was a WWII veteran and was retired in 1984 from Hoosier Panel. He was a member of St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Church, the American Legion Post 42, VFW Post 1693 and the La Societe Des 40 Hommes Et 8 Chevaux (40+8).
    Survivors include his wife, Margaret Elise Aemmer; three daughters, Janet Davis, Sharon Peay and Sandy Whalen; one son, Fred Aemmer Jr.; 10 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and child-hood friend and cousin, Dick Rankin.
    Services were held Monday, July 14, at St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Church, in Floyds Knobs, with burial following in St. Mary of the Knobs Cemetery.
    Expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Church or American Legion Post 42, in Floyds Knobs.


    JILL L. RHODES, EATON, 43, New Salisbury, died Friday, July 11.
    Services were held Sunday, July 13, at the Brown Funeral Home in Milltown.


    RANDALL LYNN BROWN, 54, Depauw, died Tuesday, July 15, at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
    He was owner and operator of Brown Electric and a retired dairy farmer.
    Survivors include his wife, the former Brenda Kay Bowling; daughters, Stephanie Deaton, Depauw and Suzanne Crouse, Ramsey; brothers, Marion O. Brown, Palmyra and Marvin E. Brown, New Salisbury; and grandchild, K.J. Crouse.
    Services were held Friday, July 18, at Swarens Funeral Home, with burial in Blue River Church of Christ Cemetery in Depauw.


    ERNEST R. “PISTOL PETE” HITNER, 82, Georgetown, died Tuesday, July 15, at his home.
    He was the assistant manager of Louisville Grain Inspection Service, was a member of Georgetown Christian Church and was a Navy Veteran of WWII.
    Survivors include his wife the former Iona F. Martin, Georgetown.
    Services were held on Saturday, July 19, at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Georgetown with burial in Wolfe Cemetery.
    Expressions of sympathy may be made to Georgetown Ball Park.


    MARTHA MARY ANDRES STRIEGEL, 91, Floyds Knobs, died Thursday, July 17, at Providence Retirement Home in New Albany.
    She worked for 15 years in the cafeteria of Floyd Central High School. She was a lifelong member of St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Church in Floyds Knobs.
    Survivors include her eight children, Marvin Striegel, Christine Baumann, and Tony Striegel, all of New Albany; Shirley Harbison, Robert Striegel, and Barbara Ann Vance, all of Floyds Knobs; Jeanette Hayden and Debbie Page, both of Corydon; son-in-law, John Peay, Floyds Knobs; daughter-in-law, Elise Striegel, New Albany; brother, Paul Andres, Floyds Knobs; sister, Gladys Koetter, Floyds Knobs; 38 grandchildren; 48 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
    Funeral services were held Saturday, July 19, at St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Church with burial following in the church cemetery. Generations Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
    Expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Church.


    MARY C. VON ALLMEN, 94, Floyds Knobs, died Wednesday, July 16.
    Services were held on Monday, July 21, at Seabrook Dieckmann & Naville, Market St. Chapel.


    LACY C. LYNCH, 16, Borden, died Thursday, July 17.
    She was a student at Borden High School, a member of the Booster Club, Outdoors Club, and SHOUT. She was also a youth group member at Northside Christian Church.
    Survivors include her mother, Susan Lynch, Borden; grandparents, Louise and Myles Lynch, Borden; sister, Lily Lynch, Borden; aunt, Kelly Metts, Louisville, KY,; and cousins, Myles Hunt, Catie Hunt, and Silas Metts.
    Services were held on Tuesday, July 22, at the Garr Funeral Home with graveside service at Bennett’s Cemetery in Custard, KY.
    Expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.


    JOLIET B. “JUDY” SCOTT, 87, Sellersburg, died Sunday, July 13, at her home.
    She worked at the Silver Creek High School cafeteria as a cook and was a charter member of the Sellersburg First Baptist Church.
    Survivors include her son, Ed Scott, Floyds Knobs; daughter, Sharon Scott Hansford, Clarksville; sisters, Mary Ann Hardin, Springfield, KY. and Mildred Browning, Lexington, KY.; brothers, Robert Hodgen, Springfield and Russell Scott, Sellersburg; granddaughters, Tonya Thomas and Andrea Waiz; and four great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Thursday, July 17, at Garr Funeral Home, with burial at Sellersburg Cemetery.
    Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Sellersburg First Baptist Church.


    GRAND JUNIOR SPICER, 70, Austin, died on Sunday, July 20, at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.
    A native of Gays Creek, Ky., he was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. Memberships included Broadway Church of God in Austin.
    Survivors include his wife, the former Rose Marie Wooten; three daughters, Debra Akemon and Vickie Hayes, both of Scottsburg, and Martha Gilbert of Altro, Ky.; four brothers, Ed Spicer, Arthur Spicer and Jerry Spicer, all of Austin, and David Spicer of Scottsburg; three sisters, Jean Batman of Austin, Lille Mae Lyle of Lexington and Jeanette Miller of Scottsburg; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
    Calling today (Wednesday) at the Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin is planned from 9 a.m. until the funeral service at 11 a.m. The Rev. Don Burns and the Rev. John Bowling will officiate.
    Burial will be in Spurgeon Cemetery in Austin following full military graveside honors performed by members of Crothersville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1083.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the website at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


    ALMA GAYLE WILSON- AJUDANI, 50, formerly of Scottsburg, died on Wednesday, July 16, at St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital in Houston, Tx.
    She was born in Oneida, Ky., had resided in Scott County and then had lived in Tomball, Tx., for the past 24 years. She was a self-employed real estate entrepreneur.
    Survivors include a son, Jason Stacy of Houston; a daughter, Jennifer Stacy-Fikac of Houston; two brothers, Carl Wilson Jr. and David Wilson, both of Houston; four sisters, Ann Broom of Houston and Marsha Helton, Donna Herald and Maxine Broady, all of Scottsburg; and two grandsons.
    The funeral service was conducted on Sunday, July 20, at the Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg. John Lowry officiated.
    Burial was in Scottsburg Cemetery.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the website at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


    JOYCE LEE HEASTON, 67, Scottsburg, died on Thursday, July 17, at Scott Memorial Hospital.
    Formerly of Muncie, she was born in Scottsburg and was a homemaker.
    Survivors include a niece, Kathie Fawbush, and a cousin, Kathryn Nicholas, both of Scottsburg, who had cared for her.
    A graveside service was conducted at Beech Grove Cemetery in Muncie on Saturday, July 19.
    Memorial gifts may be arranged through the staff of the Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg to benefit the National Parkinson’s Foundation.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the website at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


    MARJORIE LILLIAS FIELDS, 86, Austin, died on Wednesday, July 16, at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.
    She was born in New London, Ct., and was a retired employed of the old American Can Company in Austin.
    Survivors include her husband, Roger Fields; a daughter, Jeannie Atkins of Austin; a brother, Thomas Duke Avery of Westerly, R.I.; two sisters, Carole Martin of Waterford, Ct., and Helen Walter of St. Petersburg, Fl.; two grandsons; and a great-granddaughter.
    The funeral service was conducted at the Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin on Saturday, July 19. The Rev. Don Allen officiated.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the website at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


    MORGAN RAY MORRISON, daughter of Johnnie Ray and Michelle Teresa Shelton Morrison of Lexington, was stillborn on Tuesday, July 15, at Suburban Norton Healthcare in Louisville, Ky.
    Survivors besides her parents include a sister, Megan Joann Morrison, at home; her grandparents, Ernest and JoAnn Hubbard Morrison of Lexington, and Michael and Sandra Robinson Shelton; and her great-grandparents, Wenonah Morrison and Norma Robinson, both of Scottsburg, and Virginia Deane Hubbard of Lexington.
    A private graveside service was conducted on Friday, July 18, at Pisgah Cemetery. The Rev. Howard V. Bell officiated.
    Memorial gifts may be arranged through the staff of the Morgan and Nay Funeral Centre in Madison to benefit the donors’ choice.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the website at www.morgan-nay.com.


    MARGIE OPAL CAUDILL, 85, Austin, died on Monday, July 14, at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.
    Born in Letcher, Ky., she was a member of Austin Christian Church.
    Survivors include a son, Riley Eugene Caudill of Austin; four daughters, Ora Sue Vanderbur of Westport, Mable Jack Carey of Richmond, Ky., Debbie Reyn Campbell of Blackley, Ky., and Brenda Sue Lockard of Lafayette; two brothers, Aaron Ison of Brownstown and Rodney Ison of Jeremiah, Ky.; a sister, Polly Hutchinson of Brownstown; 16 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
    The funeral service was conducted on Friday, July 18, at the Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin. The Rev. Don Watts officiated.
    Burial was in Wesley Chapel Cemetery near Austin.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the website at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


    CAROLYN SUE PENDER CONRAD, 52, and THOMAS E. “TOM” CONRAD SR., 63, Madison, died on Saturday, July 12, of injuries received in a motorcycle accident south of Versailles on State Road 421.
    A native of Madison, Mrs. Conrad was a lifelong resident and had cooked and managed the kitchen at Moose Lodge 765 for ten years. She had also been a former waitress at the former Madison Country Club and had last worked at the former Perry and Dunbar Drug Store in downtown Madison. Memberships included Jefferson Post 9, American Legion, Moose Lodge 765 and First Baptist Church of Madison.
    Mr. Conrad was a native of Peru and was raised in Logansport. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War and stayed in the Army Reserves until 1970. He was a truck driver for 30 years and retired from Roadway Express after 14 years. Memberships included 30 years with the Teamsters’ Union, the Church of Christ, American Legion Jefferson Post 9, Madison Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1969, Madison Moose Lodge 765 and the Fraternal Order of Police Stacks of Power.
    Survivors of Mrs. Conrad include a daughter, Wendy Abbott of Lexington; a stepson, Staff Sergeant Jeremy S. Conrad serving with the U.S. Air Force in RAF Lakenheath, England; her mother, Mary B. Buchanan Pender Shaffer of Madison; two brothers, Jack Fisher and Charles Pender, both of Madison; and two sisters, Cindy Pender Anderson of Nabb and Cathy Pender Abbott of Hanover; a granddaughter; and three step-grandchildren.
    Mr. Conrad’s survivors include two sons, Staff Sergeant Jeremy S. Conrad and Thomas E. Conrad Jr. of Green Cove Springs, Fl.; a daughter, Jennifer Conrad of Utah; two stepsons, Jeffrey Absher and Michael Absher, both of Jacksonville, Fl.; two stepdaughters, Wendy Abbott and Cindy Benike of Ashville, N.C.; a sister, Suzanne Pollard of Ft. Myers, Fl.; several grandchildren; and three step-grandchildren.
    The couple’s funeral service was conducted on Friday, July 18, at the Morgan and Nay Funeral Centre in Madison. The Rev. Frank McGee officiated.
    Burial was in the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Madison following full military honors for Mr. Conrad performed by members of Jefferson Post 9.
    Memorial gifts for the couple may be arranged through the staff of the funeral home to benefit the Vanderbilt Veterans Administration Hospital.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the website at www.morgan-nay.com.



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