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Obituaries - September 3, 2008 PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 03 September 2008 00:00

NORMA JEAN MILLER, 77
MARY EVELYN BADGER, 89
HENRY CALVIN BREAR, 100
ARTHUR J. "ART" FOUGEROUSSE JR., 81
FRANCES MONTGOMERY WILBURN, 94
MARY FRANCIS COLGAZIER, 81
ROBERT E. MOORE, 85
DOROTHY JEAN LARSON, 74
EDWARD R. BROWN, 56
KAREN H. WALLACE, 66
MARIE A. REEVES, 88
DONALD "GARY" TOWNSLEY, 42
REBECCA FRANCES SCOTT, 76
LOUIS J. SPRIESTERSBACH, 90
ROYETTA NALLEY, 50
JAMES WILSON RINGO, 80
MUREL C. CARTRIGHT, 87
CLARENCE E. BELVIY, 92
RITA J. GIBSON, 75
DOROTHY L. WEBB, 82
ANNIE F. KING, 85
MARGARET A. WILKINS, 87
HERBERT A. BALL, 93
BERTHA J. "CALLIE" CALLAHAN, 77
DARVEL GALDYNE RENN, 83
JOHN J. HEITKEMPER, 93
JEAN AUSTIN, 71
JEAN GROSS, 84
JACK D. WADE, 70
CHARLIE W. "WIG" KISER, 60
WILLIAM RUSSELL JOHNSON, 40
MILDRED "MILLY" LOUISE WEHRKAMP, 80
ELLA MAE ICE, 97
MARY E. HEPNER, 75
SCOTTIE STIDHAM, 62
MICHAEL W. RUSSELL, 48
MARGUERITE WALP, 83
KODY CORDAIR ANDERSON, infant
EVERETT A. "PETE" BREWER, 72
 
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   ?   ?   ?NORMA JEAN MILLER, 77, Charlestown, died August 22 at Scottsburg Healthcare.
    Survivors include her sons Steve Brading of Charlestown and John Brading of Lake City, Florida; brother Glenn Spencer of Charlestown; sisters Anna Mae Lewis and Judy Lynn both of Charlestown and Carolyn Lilly of Sellersburg; grandchildren Shelly Vejar of Jeffersonville, Melissa Gabbard and Elizabeth Moore both of Charlestown and Shauna Bailey of Lake City, Florida; and seven great grandchildren.
    Services were held August 26 at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Charlestown Cemetery.

    MARY EVELYN BADGER, 89, Henryville, died Saturday, August 23 at University of Louisville Hospital.
    Survivors include her sons, David Badger and Charles G. Badger both of Henryville and John W. Badger of Columbus; daughter Martha Beasley of Salem; sister Lillian Mercel of Louisville; and 12 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Tuesday, August 26 at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Charlestown Cemetery.

    HENRY CALVIN BREAR, 100, formerly of Marysville died Sunday, August 24.
    He was a retired farmer and a member of the Charlestown Road Church of Christ in New Albany. He was an active member of the communities where he lived. He was an elder deacon of the Marysville Christian Church; Charter member and president of the Marysville, Nabb, and Otisco Rural Water Corporation; Director for 17 years of the Farmers Production Credit Association in Scottsburg; Member of the Board of Directors of the Southeastern Indiana Loan Cooperation; Member of the Board of the Production Credit Association; and Elder at Zoah Christian Church in Scottsburg.
    After retiring, he was known for his woodworking skills, gardening and called “Mr. Fix-it.”
    Survivors include his sister Ruby Brear of Clarksville and several nieces and nephews.
    Services were held Tuesday, August 26 at the Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery.

    ARTHUR J. “ART” FOUGEROUSSE, JR., 81, of New Albany died Saturday, August 23.
    He was a WWII Army veteran, in management at H.A. Seinsheimers for over 24 years and later retired from Adtertogs after 12 years. He was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in New Albany, American Legion Bonnie Sloan Post #28, and Knights of Columbus Cardinal Ritter #1221.
    Survivors include his daughter, Susan M. Colin of New Albany; his sons, Mark J. Fougerousse of Floyds Knobs, and Thomas P. Fougerousse of New Albany; sisters, Ruth Morgan of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Janet A. Paris Kenneth of New Albany; grandchildren, Kristen Wathen, Renee Esslinger, Kaylie, Sarah, Luke, Mia, and Alec Fougerousse.
    Services were held Tuesday, August 26 at Generations Funeral Home in New Albany with burial at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in New Albany with military honors.
    Expressions of sympathy may be made to Hosparus - the Hospice Community of Southern Indiana or the Kidney Foundation.

    FRANCES MONTGOMERY WILBURN, 94, Charlestown, died Saturday, August 23 at Hillcrest Nursing Home in Jeffersonville.
    She was a retired machine operator for M. Fines & Sons in New Albany, a lifelong member of Community Presbyterian Church in Charlestown, a member of the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary #335 and a member of the Myrtle Rebekah Lodge.
    Survivors include her daughter, Annetta Chester; grandchildren, Mike Chester, Paula Black, and Diana McIntosh; great-grandchildren Amy Benavides, Chris Chester, Candice Blevins, and Roger Paul McIntosh; great-great-grandchildren Amilia Benavides, James and Savannah Blevins, all of Charlestown.
    Services were held Wednesday, August 27 at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial at Charlestown Cemetery.

    MARY FRANCIS COLGLAZIER, 81, of Salem died Sunday, August 24 at her home.
    She was retired from Salem Community Schools where she worked in the elementary cafeteria and as a bus driver. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Salem, Red Hat Society, American Legion, and Phi Beta Psi Sorority. She also bowled for many years with Hilltop Bowling League.
    Survivors include her husband of 62 years, Dennis Colglazier; daughters Sherry Baker of Salem and Ellen Howard of Sellersburg; three brothers, Charles Hamilton and Howard Wayne Hamilton both of Salem and Robert Hamilton of Omaha, Nebraska; two sisters, Betty Jones of Orleans and Martha Catlin of Campbellsburg; three grandchildren, Crosby Howard of Sellersburg, Brittney Chanley of Salem and Jeremy Jamison of Salem; and a great-grandson, Logan Chanley of Salem.
    Services were held Friday, August 29 at Weathers Funeral Home with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery.
    The family requests that memorial donations be made to Alzheimer’s Association or Phi Beta Psi.

    ROBERT E. MOORE, 85, Clarksville, died Thursday, August 21 at Kindred Hospital.
    He was a retired attorney in Indianapolis, a WWII Navy veteran, a member of English Masonic Lodge #622 in Lexington, Indiana, and a member of the Scottsburg American Legion.
    Survivors include his daughters, April Moore of Cincinnati, Ohio and Nancy Daniels of Bloomington, Minnesota; son David E. Moore of Lexington, Indiana; sisters Nancy Adams of Jeffersonville and Barbara Ann Farnsely of New Albany; brother Marvin Moore of Charlestown; four grandchildren, Marvin, Chris, Steven, and Briana and six great grandchildren.
    Services were held Monday, August 25 at R.D. Pyke Funeral Service in Henryville with burial at Lexington Cemetery in Lexington, Indiana with military honors by Crothersville American Legion.
    Expressions of sympathy may be made to the English Lodge #622 in Lexington.

    DOROTHY JEAN LARSON, 74, of Salem died Saturday, August 23 at her home.
    She was an LPN, a retired visiting nurse, a member of Ladies of the Moose, and active in Relay for Life.
    Survivors include two sons; Rainer Thornhill of Whittier, California and R.M. Thornhill of Julian, California; three daughters, Kris Fultz and Alison Deaton both of Salem and Margaret Kirwan of Ahwatukee, Arizona; three brothers Norman and Dale Handt both of Columbus, and Alan Handt of Indianapolis; a sister, Mary Lou Shelly of Trafalger; eleven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Saturday, August 30 at Weathers Funeral Home with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery.
    Expressions of sympathy may be made to Hoosier Uplands, P.O. Box 9 Mitchell, IN 47446.

    EDWARD R. BROWN, 56, Floyds Knobs, died Thursday, August 21.
    Services were held Monday, August 28 at Kraft Funeral Service.

    KAREN H. WALLACE, 66, Floyds Knobs, died Thursday, August 21.
    Survivors include her daughter, DeAn W. Day; son, Ian Harmon Wallace; grandchildren, Hannah Louise Day, Mia Siobhan Wallace Swearingen, and Noah Harmon Day.
    Services were held Monday, August 25 at St. Mark’s United Church of Christ. Seabrook Dieckmann & Noville Funeral Homes was in charge of arrangements.

    MARIE A. REEVES, 88, Clarksville, died Saturday, August 23 at Sellersburg Health and Rehab. She was a native of Louisville. She was a former employee of the old St. Joseph Pharmacy in Louisville and also the old Keystop Restaurant. Marie was a lifelong member of St. Anthony Church in Clarksville and was a volunteer tutor at St. Anthony Catholic School.
    Survivors include two sons, Murl L. Reeves of Ocala, Florida and James E. Reeves of Charlestown; three daughters, Rose Marie Lancaster of New Albany, M. Jean Stewart of Clarksville, and Mary Jo Riggle of Clarksville; three sisters, Alma Heck of Palm Coast, Florida, Geneva Gott of Louisville, and Mary Agnes Schladand of Clarksville; brother, Adolph Nopper of Louisville; seven granddaughters and seven great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Wednesday, August 27 at St. Anthony Church with burial in Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park. Coots Funeral Home handled the arrangements. 

    DONALD “GARY” TOWNSLEY, 42, Clarksville, died Thursday, August 21 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
    He worked as an automotive repairman.
    Survivors include his mother, Rosie Richie Townsley of Clarksville; his grandmother, Minnie Richie of Leavenworth; son, Dustin Hampton of Sellersburg; daughter, Kayla Graham of New Albany; sisters, Donna Townsley of Paris, Tennessee and Dawn Carothers of New Albany.
    Services were held on Sunday, August 24 at Pyke-Calloway Funeral Service in New Albany.

    REBECCA FRANCES SCOTT, 76, of Campbellsburg died Monday, August 18 at her home.
    She was a member of Jehovah Witness Kingdom Hall.
    Survivors include two sons, Larry and Randy Lakins; a daughter, Shonna Miles of Salem; a brother, Ronnie Sampson; and five grandchildren.
    Hughes Taylor Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

    LOUIS J. SPRIESTERSBACH, 90, of Charlestown died Monday, August 25 at his home.
    He taught science and worked as a chemist for a short time. He spent most of his life managing his family’s farm. An avid conservationist, he was a member of the Sierra Club, The Wilderness Society, The Nature Conservancy, The International Fund for Animal Welfare, The Humane Society of the USA, and The Clark County Humane Society. For many years he was an active member of the Clark County Farm Bureau.
    His 200 acre farm is being left as a farm and nature sanctuary to be used for educational and recreational purposes for young people.
    Survivors include his cousins, Rodney Spriestersbach of Charlestown, Anna Mae Wilson of New Albany, and Karen Clapp of New Washington.
    Graveside services were held Thursday, August 28 at Charlestown Cemetery. Grayson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

    ROYETTA NALLEY, 50, of Salem, died Sunday, August 24 at Hosparus Inpatient Pavilion in Louisville.
    She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Pekin, and a life resident of Washington County. She was a retired employee of Kimball Office Borden Division.
    Survivors include three sons, Jason and Andy Lyles of Salem, and Timmy Nalley of Salem; sister, Virginia Durbin of Salem; two brothers, Gary and Donald Nelson of Salem; and three grandchildren.
    Services were held Tuesday, August 26 at First Baptist Church in Pekin with burial at Crown Hill Cemetery. Dawalt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

    JAMES WILSON RINGO, 80, of Charlestown, died Saturday, August 23 at Wedgewood Healthcare Center.
    He was a retired power production manager of L.G.&E., an Army veteran of the Korean War, and a member of the Marysville Christian Church.
    Survivors include his wife, Lucille Lawson; son, John Heal of Charlestown; daughters, Stella Heal of Charlestown and Errin Thompson of Jeffersonville; brothers, Raphael, Lloyd, Richard, and Mike Ringo all of Louisville; sisters, Joan Cox of Louisville and Jean Tillett of Charlestown; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Wednesday, August 27 at Grayson Funeral Home with burial in Charlestown Cemetery.

    MUREL C. CARTRIGHT, 87, of Charlestown died Tuesday, August 26 at Green Valley Care Center in New Albany.
    She was a retired employee of Reliance Electric in Madison and a member of the New Market Christian Church.
    Survivors include sons, Randall Cartright of Marysville and Jerry Cartright of Charlestown; daughters, Barbara Robinson of Freeport, New York, Charlotte Rush of Louisville and Anita Akers of Tampa, Florida; a sister Juanita Nash of Marysville; eleven grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Friday, August 29 at Grayson Funeral Home with burial in Charlestown Cemetery.

    CLARENCE E. BELVIY, 92, Lanesville, died Monday, August 25 at the Harrison Health and Rehabilitation Center in Corydon.
    He was a retired salesman for Retailer Supply Company.
    Survivors include two sons, Stephen E. Belviy of New Albany and Robert R. Belviy of Scottsburg; three grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and eight great-great-grandchildren. Also survived by his beloved canine companion, Lucy.
    Services were held Thursday, August 28 at the Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Georgetown with burial in the Lanesville Protestant Cemetery.

    RITA J. GIBSON, 75, of Pekin died Sunday, August 24.
    She was a member of the Free Gospel Church Fellowship of Pekin, and a resident of Washington County since 1974, formerly of Letcher County, Kentucky.
    Survivors include a daughter, Earnestine Polly of Warren, Ohio; son Wayne Gibson of Wrens, Georgia; brother Ernest Cornett of Highland Heights, Kentucky; sister Ruth Fierros of Laredo, Texas; and two grandchildren.
    Services were held Saturday, August 30 at First Baptist Church of Pekin. Dawalt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

    DOROTHY L. WEBB, 82, Clarksville, formerly of Sellersburg, died Monday, August 25 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
    She was a member of Speed Memorial Church, the Red Hat Society at Westminster and the Silvertoners Choir. She was a former elementary school teacher in Louisville and a former member of the Double H Square-Dancing Club.
    Survivors include a daughter, Susan Webb of Pekin.
    Services were held Thursday, August 28 at Garr Funeral Home in Sellersburg.

    ANNIE F. KING, 85, Floyds Knobs, died Monday, August 25.
    Services were held Thursday, August 28 at Coots Funeral Home.

    MARGARET A. WILKINS, 87, Campbellsburg, died Saturday, August 23.
    Services were held Thursday, August 28 at Chastain Funeral Home.

    HERBERT A. BALL, 93, Clarksville, died Monday, August 25 at Wedgewood Health Center.
    He was a native of Louisville and retired from the K&I Railroad after 45 years. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and served in World War II. He was formerly the minister at the 18th Street Church of Christ in Louisville from 1990 to 2000 and a member of the Sellersburg Church of Christ.
    Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Eunice Ball of Clarksville; three sons, Ralph Ball of Clarksville, Dr. Stephen Ball of San Louis Obispo, California and Marvin Ball of Cottage Grove, Oregon; daughter, Naomi Hume of Lexington, Kentucky; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
    Services were held Thursday, August 28 at Garr Funeral Home in Sellersburg with burial in Resthaven Cemetery in Louisville.

    BERTHA J. “CALLIE” CALLAHAN, 77, Jeffersonville, died Sunday, August 24 at Norton’s Hospital.
    She was a resident of Providence Retirement Home.
    She was a graduate of Norton Infirmary School of Nursing and received her BSN from Spalding University, and an MBA from Kentucky State University. She was employed for 23 years at several V.A. Medical Center in Louisville. She was an active member of Walnut Street Baptist Church. In 1977 she was commissioned a Kentucky Colonel and she also served as a volunteer for Hosparus of Southern Indiana for 15 years.
    Survivors include Patsy Rose, Doyle Bussey, and Larry and Diana Bussey who loved and cared for her, along with a host of friends.
    Services were held Wednesday, August 27 at Scott Funeral Home’s North Chapel with burial in Duncan Memorial Cemetery in Crestwood, Kentucky.
    Memorials may be made to Children’s Building Fund, Walnut St. Baptist Church. 1143 Third St., Louisville, KY 42003.

    DARVEL GLADYNE RENN, 83, Sellersburg, died August 24 at Rolling Hills Health Care Center.
    She was a Princeton, Kentucky native and a former employee of the old Army Ammunition Plant in Charlestown.
    Survivors include her husband of 36 years, Donald W. Renn; sons, Mark Wood and Jim Scott of Clarksville; two step-daughters, Patricia Renn Scanlan of Topeka, Kansas and Deborah K. Renn of New Albany; two step-sons, Donald W. Renn II of New Albany and Stephen A. Renn of Louisville; brother, Gerald “Cash” Oldham of Jeffersonville; sisters Shirley Goossen of Rochester, New York, Norma Dailey of New Albany, and Lee Ann Heath of Louisville; two grandchildren and three step-granddaughters.
    Services were held Wednesday, August 27 at Garr Funeral Services with burial in St. Joseph’s Cemetery.
    Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.

    JOHN J. HEITKEMPER, 93, of Lanesville, died Tuesday, August 26 at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Louisville.
    He was a retired employee of the National Distillery in Louisville, a farmer, a decorated Army veteran of WWII, a member of the VFW Post #3281 in New Albany, and a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Lanesville.
    Survivors include his wife, the former Mildred Weyer of Lanesville; three sons, Guy, Jim, and Robert Heitkemper, all of Elizabeth; five daughters, Mary Wismann of Hurst, Texas, Ruth Shumaker of Georgetown, Norma Menges of Lanesville, Linda Hubbard of Corydon, and Donna Hublar of Elizabeth; two sisters Rosalee Elble and Dorothy Heitkemper both of Louisville; nineteen grandchildren, six step-grandchildren, and twenty great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Saturday, August 30 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with burial in the church’s cemetery with military honors. Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Homes was in charge of arrangements.
    Memorial gifts may be made to his church or to the V.A. Medical Center Hospice Fund.

    JEAN AUSTIN, 71, of Salem, died Wednesday, August 27 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
    She was a retired employee of General Electric in Louisville and Co-Owner of Goodson Florist in Salem. She attended the Canton Christian Church.
    Survivors include sister, Janet Goodson of Salem and two nieces, Brenda Goodson and Jeane Crigler.
    Services were held Saturday, August 30 at the Weathers Funeral Home with burial in the Martinsburg Cemetery.

    JEAN GROSS, 84, Scottsburg, died on Monday, September 1.
    She was a Scottsburg native and was the retired owner of the old Morgan Trail Antiques. She was a member of the ladies’ auxiliary of the American Legion Scott Post 234 in Scottsburg.
    Survivors include a son, Randy Gross of Scottsburg; a daughter, Sue Guernsey of Scottsburg; and a grandson.
    Calling today (Wednesday) is planned at the Stewart Funeral Home in Scottsburg from 4 to 8 p.m.
    On Thursday, September 4, calling will be observed from 9 a.m. until the funeral service at 11 a.m. Phil LaMaster will officiate at the service.
    Burial will be in Bethel Cemetery.
    Memorial gifts may be arranged to benefit the Bethel Cemetery Association.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the funeral home’s website at www.stewartfuneralhome.net.

    JACK D. WADE, 70, Hanover, died on Saturday, August 30, at his home.
    Raised in Campbellsburg, he was a 1960 graduate of Purdue University, earning a bachelor degree in ag education. He completed graduate work there as well and also attended Colorado State and Iowa State universities. He. Was a U.S. Army Reserve veteran and a 34-year employee with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, working in Monroe County, LaGrange County and as Vanderburgh County Extension Educator, C.E.D., C.D. and agricultural agent, where he ended his career in 1994. He had also worked with the Soil Conservation Service in Washington, Rush, Lawrence, Knox, Davies, Wells and Huntington counties.
    Memberships included Mount Carmel Christian Church in Campbellsburg, Rob Morris Masonic Lodge 282 F&AM in Campbellsburg and the Mizpah Shriners in Fort Wayne. He was recognized for his many contributions to 4-H and home economics and was an honorary member of the Vanderburgh County Extension Homemakers Association and had received the Vanderburgh County Rural Urban Award.
    Survivors include his wife, the former Glenna Hanks; a son, Matthew N. Wade of Fortville; a daughter, Melissa E. Keiser of Campbellsburg; two sisters, Judy Myers of Campbellsburg and Phyllis Denicke of Suwanne, Ga.; and four grandchildren.
    A Masonic memorial service was conducted at the Morgan and Nay Funeral Centre in Madison on Tuesday evening, September 2.
    Calling today (Wednesday) at his church is planned from 11 a.m. until the funeral service at 2 p.m. The Rev. Don Allen will officiate.
    Burial will be in Mount Carmel Christian Church Cemetery near Campbellsburg following military graveside honors.
    Memorial gifts may be arranged through the staff of the funeral home to benefit Mount Carmel Cemetery, Wonder Valley Christian Camp or Historic Madison Inc.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the funeral home’s website at www.morgan-nay.com.

    CHARLIE W. “WIG” KISER, 60, Dupont, died on Friday, August 29, at Norton Hospital in Louisville, Ky.
    A native of Letcher County, Ky., he had been a resident of Jefferson County since 1967. He was a 12-year employee of Grote Industries and then worked as a lab technician at Cummins Engine Company’s Walesboro plant for 25 years. Memberships included Valley Settlement Old Regular Baptist Church of Jesus Christ, where he served as assistant elder and a deacon.
    Survivors include his wife, the former June Ison; a son, Shively Kiser of Deputy; three daughters, Mandy Lamb of Dupont, Charity Sullivan of Winslow and Grace Drury of Madison; five brothers, Wayne Kiser of Dupont and Mike Kiser, Terry Kiser, Scott Kiser and Shawn Kiser, all of Letcher County, Ky.; two sisters, Towanna Couch of Madison and Pam Hall of Letcher County; and seven grandchildren.
    A remembrance service was held on Monday evening, September 1, at the Morgan and Nay Funeral Centre in Madison.
    The funeral service was conducted on Tuesday, September 2. Elder Brian Turner, Elder Ronnie Bayes, Elder Darrell Stidham, Elder Arthur Amburgey, Elder Paul Turner, Elder Gran Turner and Elder Arlis Feltner officiated.
    Burial was in Dupont Cemetery.
    Memorial gifts may be arranged through the funeral home staff to benefit his church or the American Diabetes Association.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the funeral home’s website at www.morgan-nay.com.

    WILLIAM RUSSELL JOHNSON, 40, Commiskey, died on Friday, August 29, at Schneck Medical Center in Seymour.
    The Scott County native was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Gulf War. He was a handyman and was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars, Scott County Post 6582, and American Legion Scott Post 234.
    Survivors include his wife, the former Melissa Bowling; two stepdaughters, Kathleen Pack of Seymour and Amanda McIntosh of North Vernon; his mother, Thelma Johnson of Scottsburg; two sisters, Debbie Johnson and Pam Owens, both of Scottsburg; and two grandchildren.
    The funeral service was conducted on Tuesday, September 2, at the Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg. Pastor Rick Lauterbach officiated.
    Burial was in the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Madison following full military graveside honors.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the funeral home’s website at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.

    MILDRED “MILLY” LOUISE WEHRKAMP, 80, Seymour, died on Saturday, August 30, at Schneck Medical Center in Seymour.
    A lifelong resident of Jackson County, she was a graduate of the old Tampico High School and a homemaker. She was a member of Bethel Lutheran Church in Austin and the ladies’ auxiliary of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1083 in Crothersville.
    Survivors include a son, Michael Wehrkamp of Crothersville; two daughters, Marsha Reynolds and Nancy Toppe, both of Crothersville; a brother, Roy Hoevener of Crothersville; six grandchildren; and ten great-grandchildren.
    A memorial service by members of the VFW ladies’ auxiliary was held on Monday, September 1, at the Adams Funeral Home in Crothersville.
    On Tuesday, September 2, the funeral service was conducted at Emanuel Lutheran Church in Dudleytown. The Rev. Scott Kozisek officiated.
    Burial was in Emanuel Lutheran Cemetery in Dudleytown.
    Memorial gifts may be arranged through the staff of Adams Funeral Home to benefit Bethel Lutheran Church and the Sauers School Building Fund.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the funeral home’s website at www.AdamsFuneralHomeonline.com.

    ELLA MAE ICE, 97, Scottsburg, died on Saturday, August 30, at Scott Villa Living Center.
    A native of Oberlin, Ohio, she was a homemaker and a former home economics teacher. She was a member of Henryville Church of Christ.
    Survivors include three sons, Rhoderick Ice of Phillipi, W.V., Kromer Ice of Hendersonville, Tn., and Fred Ice of California; four daughters, Juanita Wood of Gallipolis, Ohio, Rosemarie Hobbs of Underwood, Carol Foote of Brunswick, Ohio, and Phoebe Cary of Crown City, Ohio; 13 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
    A memorial service was conducted on Tuesday evening, September 2, at the Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg. Wayne Hobbs and Mac Ice officiated.
    Cremation was requested. Burial in Glen Rest Memorial Estate in Reynoldsburg, Ohio, will take place later.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the funeral home’s website at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.

    MARY E. HEPNER, 75, Bargersville, died on Thursday, August 28, at Community South Hospital in Indianapolis.
    She had previously resided in Greenwood for many years and had worked at Air-A-Lum in Indianapolis. She attended Faith Missionary Baptist Church in Franklin.
    Survivors include two sisters, Ruby Stewart of Lexington and Janet Amos of Francisco; and several nieces and nephews.
    The funeral service was conducted at the G.H. Hermann Greenwood Funeral Home on Saturday, August 30.
    Burial was in Scottsburg Cemetery.
    Staff of the Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg was in charge of local arrangements.

    SCOTTIE STIDHAM, 62, Austin, died on Thursday, August 29, at his home.
    The Hazard, Ky., native was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War and was a member of U.S.A. Bassin. He was a retired employee of Emcon in Columbus.
    Survivors include his wife, the former Pauline Turner; a son, Scott Stidham of Seymour; two daughters, Canada Gourley of Jeffersonville and Crystal Turner of Austin; four brothers, Lonnie Stidham, Neil Stidham, Ronald Dale Stidham and Walter Stidham Jr., all of Austin; three sisters, Velma Couch of Mooresville and Rita Chapa and Michelle Stetser, both of Austin; and three grandchildren.
    The funeral service was conducted on Saturday, August 30, at the Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin. Bro. Elijah Fields and Bro. Richard Jones officiated.
    Burial was in Wesley Chapel Cemetery near Austin. Following 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 funeral home’s website at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.

    MICHAEL W. RUSSELL, 48, Scottsburg, died on Tuesday, August 26, at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.
    The Scottsburg native was an employee of GKN Sinter Metals in Sale for 23 years. He was a graduate of Scottsburg High School and attended Indiana Vocational Technical College in Columbus. Memberships included Vallonia Christian Church.
    Survivors include his mother, Mentoria Teulker Russell of Vallonia; three brothers, Dennis Wienhorst of Paris Crossing, David Wienhorst of Seymour and Steven Wienhorst of Vallonia; and two sisters, Sandra Angel of Seymour and Gail Gonzalez of Texas.
    Calling at the Johnson Funeral Home in Vallonia on Friday, August 29, was observed from 4 to 8 p.m.
    The funeral service was conducted on Saturday, August 30, at the Johnson Funeral Home in Vallonia. The Rev. Chris Criminger and Elder Jay Grider officiated.
    Burial was in Vallonia Cemetery.
    Memorial gifts may be arranged through the funeral home staff to benefit his church, Vista Care Hospice Foundation or the donor’s choice.

    MARGUERITE WALP, 83, Paris Crossing, died on Tuesday, August 26, at her home.
    A homemaker, she was born in Deputy and had worked as a cook at Paris Crossing School in the 1950s. She was a member of the Deputy Alumni Association, Paris Crossing Extension Homemakers Club and Coffee Creek Baptist Church. She was also a proficient amateur artist, and one of her portraits of Jesus is displayed at the University of Pennsylvania.
    Survivors include a son, Donald L. Walp Jr. of Paris; a daughter, Regina McIntosh of North Vernon; a sister, Ruth Smith of Deputy; eight grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.
    The funeral service was conducted at Dove-Sharp and Rudicel Funeral Home in North Vernon on Friday, August 29. The Rev. Jay Blythe officiated.
    Burial was in Pisgah Cemetery in Jefferson County.
    Memorial gifts may be arranged through the staff of the funeral home to benefit her church.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the funeral home’s website at www.dovesharprudicel.com.

    KODY CORDAIR ANDERSON, 5 days old, Austin, died on Tuesday, August 26, at Kosair Children’s Hospital in Louisville, Ky.
    The baby was born in Madison on August 21.
    Survivors include his parents, Mitch Anderson and Paige Mullins, both of Austin; his grandparents, Chuck Anderson of Guam, Caroline Anderson of Austin and Gene and Pam Mullins of Austin; and his great-grandparents, Lois Sanders of Austin and Wayne Anderson of Scottsburg.
    A graveside service was conducted on Thursday, August 28, at Harrod Cemetery near Austin. The Rev. Stephen Spicer officiated.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the funeral home’s website at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.

    EVERETT A. “PETE” BREWER, 72, Lexington, died on Monday, August 25, at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.
    A U.S. Army veteran, he was a native of Hope and was a retired construction worker for the old Ann Hardy Construction Company.
    Survivors include three daughters, Teresa Abernathy of Lexington, Tina McCurry of Underwood and Michele Brewer of Scottsburg; seven brothers, Joe Brewer, Tommy Brewer and Gary Brewer, all of New Albany, Danny Brewer of Shelbyville, Ky., Jim Brewer of Whiting, Bobby Brewer of Reno, Nv., and Jerry Brewer of Hanover; four sisters, Betty Ross and Vanda Lawson, both of New Albany, Patsy Stephens of Matoon, Il., and Dolona Sapp of Campbellsville, Ky.; and seven grandchildren.
    The funeral service was conducted on Thursday, August 28, at the Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg. Pastor Dan McDonald officiated.
    Cremation was requested, with burial planned at a later date in New Providence Cemetery near Austin.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the funeral home’s website at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 September 2008 13:40