Advertisement

Banner

Advertisement

Banner

Advertisement

Advertisement

Obituaries March 28, 2012 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator   
Tuesday, 03 April 2012 00:00

JUDITH L. FOREMAN, 66
CHRIS W. DOTY, 44
REV. ALLEN G. MANUEL, 71
CLIFFORD ANTHONY KIRCHGESSNER, 76
OLLIE SANDERS, 100
DALLAS HOWARD “CASEY” IMEL, 77
CONNIE MARIE INGRAM WILLIAMS, 61
CLARENCE ELBERT JACKSON, 71
CORINNE E. (REINHARDT) RICHERT, 100
VIVIAN LOUISE HARRISON WOOD, 95
ANGELA RENEE HOPPER, 44
MELONY R. ALLEN, 39
VIOLA MAE “VI” (AMBURGEY) MASTIN, 85
ROBERT RALPH MOUSA, 84
DAVID C. “DEKEN” KLOPP, 78
LUCILLE SPENCER, 74
HELEN JEAN (ODOM) ANDERSON, 80
MARTIN C. MILLER, 69
WILLIAM MARSHALL BADGER, 91
HELEN HEAN ODOM ANDERSON, 80
MARVIN “PEANUT” ZOLLMAN, 77
MADGE DAVIS CREECH, 71
EVELYN R. “SIS” WEBER LOMAX, 87
LENA HOLLEN, 74
KIMBERLY A. "KIM" STEINKAMP, 47
WILLODEAN "DEAN" E. BURGSTROM, 84
RANDALL R. SIPES, 65
PATRICIA ANN (BOYD) JUNG, 65
ELMER F. “BUD” KNABLE, 84
GEORGE “ROB” ROBERT BACKUS, 70
LEROY BURNS, 84

 

JUDITH L. FOREMAN, 66, died Monday, March 19, 2012 at Kindred Hospital in Louisville, Ky.
She was born in Corydon, on September 9, 1945 the daughter of Ruel and Carrie Hottell Bliss.
She attended Oakland City University and then received her Bachelors Degree in Theater and Fine Arts in 1991 at Indiana University Southeast. She was a professional cake decorator and was a 4-H leader for over forty years working with the Bicycle Club and helped conduct the Hoosier Recreation Workshop.
She was a seamstress and owned and operated “So Sew” sewing shop in Elizabeth, had worked at A. Baers in Louisville, was an “in character” tour guide for both the Culbertson Mansion in New Albany, the First State Capitol Building and Gov. William Hendricks home in Corydon. She was a member of the Old Union Church in Elizabeth where she played the piano and wrote and directed all of the Christmas programs. She was also a member of the Old Capitol Saddle Club.
She is survived by her husband of over 45 years, Donald L. Foreman of Elizabeth; four sons Lance Foreman of Evansville, Andrew Foreman of Corydon, Cary Foreman of New Albany, Derrick Foreman of Rolling Prairie; one daughter, Dawn Wills of New Albany; three sisters, Betty K. Hughes, Nancy Hughes and Pat Sams all of Corydon; seven grandchildren, Mary Wright, Josh, Zack, Josephine, Emma and Tanner Foreman.
Funeral services will be held at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon on Saturday at 1 p.m.. Rev. Paul Garriott will officiate. Burial will be in Old Union Cemetery near Elizabeth.
Visitation will be held at the funeral home in Corydon on Friday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. and after 9 a.m. on Saturday.
The family suggests memorial gifts be made to the Old Union Cemetery Fund.


CHRIS W. DOTY, 44, of Crothersville, died Monday, March 19, 2012 at Decatur County Memorial Hospital in Greensburg.
He was born October 16, 1967 in Seymour, the son of Jerry & Jackie (Wilson) Doty who both survive in Crothersville. He was a 1987 Columbus North High School graduate, worked as a welder and construction. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, Harley Davidson and was a loyal friend.
Other survivors include, children, Sumra (Daniel) Barajas of Clarksville, TN, Heather Hayes of Norman, IN, Zachary Doty of Seymour, two stepchildren, Amber Royalty, Brandon Royalty, one sister, and Tami Doty of Crothersville.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Chad Doty, Aug., 13, 2007.
Pastor Harvey Kornegay will conduct funeral services at 10 a.m. on Thursday, March 22, 2012 at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville with burial to follow at Crothersville Cemetery.
Friends may visit on Wednesday March 21, 2012 from 4-8 p.m. at Adams Funeral Home in Crothersville and after 9 a.m. on Thursday.
Memorial donations may be given to the family c/o Adams Funeral Home, 110 East Howard Street, Crothersville, IN, 47229.
Online condolences may be given to the family and a video tribute can be viewed at www.AdamsFuneralHomeonline.com.


REV. ALLEN G. MANUEL, 71, of Pekin, died Sunday, March 18, 2012, at Jewish Hospital.
He retired in 2000 after serving many years as a Disciples of Christ minister and during his years of service, he served in various churches in North Carolina, Kentucky and Indiana. He was a member, an elder, and former interim minister for the First Christian Church of Salem.
He was a member of the Kiwanis, Rotary and Lions Clubs and was a recipient of the "Citizen of the Year" award from the Wendell, North Carolina Chamber of Commerce.
He married Jo Ann Nisbet on November 28, 1964, who survives. They were married for 47 years. Also surviving are two sons, Gregory William (Kari) Manuel and Allen Mark (Tania) Manuel; one daughter, Jennifer Irene (Elwin) Manuel; two sisters, Irene Richard and Audrey Kibler; two sister-in-laws, Shirley Manuel and Jean Manuel and three grandchildren, Owen, Lucie and Oliver.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at First Christian Church of Salem.
Visitation will be from 4-9 p.m. Thursday at Dawalt Funeral Home in Salem and after 9 a.m. Friday at the church.
Burial will follow at Mt. Pleaseant Cemetery in Pekin.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery Association, 6053 South Martinsburg Road Pekin, Indiana 47165


CLIFFORD ANTHONY KIRCHGESSNER, 76, of New Albany died Tuesday, March 20, 2012.
He was a former member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Starlight. He was born on July 2, 1935 in Clark County, Indiana to the late Emil M., Sr., and Irene R. (Missi) Kirchgessner. He is also preceded in death by his son, James Kirchgessner.
He is survived by his children, Larry Kirchgessner (Trish) of New Albany, Ronnie Kirchgessner (Julie) of Indianapolis, and Diane Amburn (Mike) of Floyds Knobs; brothers, Emil Kirchgessner, Jr. (Mary), Edward Kirchgessner (Mary), and Albert Kirchgessner (Betty), all of Floyds Knobs; sisters, Marcella Graf (Ted) of Sellersburg, Mildred Fessel of New Salisbury, Martha Rhodes (Everett) of Texas; five grandchildren; and one great grandchild.
Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. on Thursday, March 22, 2012 at Newcomer Funeral Home (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany).
His Funeral Mass will be at 12 p.m. on Friday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church (8310 St. John’s Road, Floyds Knobs, IN 47119) with burial to follow at the church cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. John the Baptist Catholic Church.
To leave a special message for the family, please visit www.newcomerindiana.com.


OLLIE SANDERS, 100, Greenville, died Sunday, March 18, 2012 at his home.
He was born on March 11, 1912 near Mount Washington, Ky. to Elijah and Viola Emerson Sanders. He was an active member of Indian Creek Baptist Church for over 80 years.
Survivors include various cousins, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife: Ethel Sanders; and his sister: Nettle Sanders Hutton.
Funeral services were held on Friday, March 23, 2012 at Love Funeral Home. Burial followed in Greenville Cemetery.


DALLAS HOWARD “CASEY” IMEL, 77, Madison, died Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at the Waters of Clifty Falls in Madison.
He was born on September 10, 1934 in Brooksburg, Ind. to the late Albert C. and Lillie Demaree Imel. He was employed for 33 years with Williamson Heater as a fitter and welder and retired after seven years of service with Envirex in Madison. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean and Vietnam wars, a member of the Knights of Pythias Lodge and a lifetime member of Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.
Survivors include his wife: Margaret Jean McDole Imel of Madison; his foster son: George (Doris) Stephan of Madison; his foster grandchildren: Katie and Courtney; his nephews and nieces: Carl and Janey Glesing, Bob and Patsy Glesing and Don and Joyce Imel; and several cousins and other relatives. He was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers: Glenford and Albert Imel; and his sister: Patricia Glesing.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, March 24, 2012 at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial followed at Grandview Memorial Gardens near Madison with full military honors.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to the Jefferson County Animal Shelter.


CONNIE MARIE INGRAM WILLIAMS, 61, Madison, died Sunday, March 18, 2012 at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Ky.
She was born on July 23, 1950 in Pine Bluff, Ark. to Chester and Opal McElroy Ingram. She had worked as a security officer for Holset, as a cashier for Wal-Mart and as a can at Hanover Health and Rehab. She was a member of the Faith Covenant Church in downtown Madison.
Survivors include her husband: Robert L. Williams of Madison; her sons: Jessie Lancaster of Cottage Grove, Ore. And Jerrod Williams (fiancée Stephanie Mahoney) of Kent, Ind.; her sister: Brenda Roby of Vallejo, Calif.; her brother: Ronnie Ingram of Sacramento, Calif.; her brother-in-law: Rodney Williams of Cross Plains, Ind.; her sister-in-law: Debbie (Irvin) Hartig of Osgood, Ind.; seven grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and other relatives. She was preceded in death by her parents and her sister: Shirley Welch.
Funeral services were held on March 23, 2012 at Faith Covenant Church. Burial followed at Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Madison.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to the Gideon's Memorial Bible Plan.


CLARENCE ELBERT JACKSON, 71, of Charlestown died Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at his residence.
He was born August 31, 1940 in Harlan County, Ky. the son of Elbert and Lucy Rose Hampton Jackson. He was a retired Tool and Die Maker for Koehler Inc. in Louisville and member of Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church in Charlestown.
Survivors include his wife Jeanetta Jackson; sons, Rickie Jackson(Annette), Charlestown, Tony Jackson(Susan), Salem, and Ronnie Jackson(Carolyn), Jeffersonville; brother, Donald Jackson(Joyce), Joliette, Ill.; grandchildren, Chris Jackson(Stacy), Kyra Moses(Andrew), Adrea Harris(John), Katie Jackson, Bailie Jackson and Tyler Jackson; great-grandchild, Brody Jackson.
Funeral services will be held on Sunday, March 25, 2012 at 2 p.m. at the Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church with burial in Charlestown Cemetery.
Visitation will be held on Saturday from 12-8 p.m. at the Grayson Funeral Home, Charlestown and after 1 p.m. Sunday until time of service at the church.
Condolences may be sent to www.graysonfuneralhome.com.


CORINNE E. (REINHARDT) RICHERT, 100, of New Albany, died Tuesday, March 20, 2012.
She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in New Albany. She was born on October 13, 1911 in Lanesville, to the late Louis P. and Kitty Cleo (Walter) Reinhardt.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Elmer Richert, and brother, John Reinhardt.
She is survived by her daughter, Cleola “Cleo” Miller, and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 1-7 p.m. on Sunday, March 25, 2012 at Newcomer Funeral Home (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany).
Her Funeral Service will be at 10:30 a.m. on Monday at the funeral home with burial to follow at Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park in New Albany.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Red Cross (510 East Chestnut Street, Louisville, KY 40202). To leave a special message for the family, please visit www.newcomerindiana.com.


VIVIAN LOUISE HARRISON WOOD, 95, Hanover, died Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at Hanover Health and Rehab Center.
She was born on November 8, 1916 in Perks, Ill. to William and Gladys Gillette Harrison. She had worked as a supervisor for the H.B, Williamson Sewing Factory and attended the Baptist Church in Wayne City, Ill.
Survivors include her sons: Ken (Linda) Wood of Hanover, Richard (Diane) Wood of Yelm, Wash., Larry (Barbara) Wood of Hollister, Calif. and Don (Michelle) Wood of Carlotte, N.C.; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews: Rita Bodam, Chuck and Brett Barnett and Bob Harrison. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband: Albert “Ab” Clarence Wood; her son: Bill Wood; her brother: Harold Harrison; and her sister: Juanita Barnett.
Funeral services were held on Monday, March 26, 2012 at Thomason Cemetery Chapel in Wayne City. Burial followed in Thomason Cemetery in Wayne City.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to the Alzheimer's Foundation or Hanover Health and Rehab Center.


ANGELA RENEE HOPPER, 44, of Scottsburg, died Tuesday March 20, 2012 at St. Vincent's in Indianapolis.
She was born October 6, 1967 in Madison, the daughter of the late Homer Lee Cope and Brilla (Mink) Bowman. She was married Nov. 22, 1986 to Steve Hopper. She was a homemaker and a member of the Memphis Christian Church in Memphis.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Eva Gammons.
Survivors include her husband, Steve Hopper of Scottsburg; two sons, Zach & Braysen Hopper both of Scottsburg; two brothers, Rick (Mavis) Cope of Whiteland, Ind. & James (Gina) Cope of Hanover, Ind.; four sister, Debbie (Steven) Ewbank, Brenda Rice & Dathma (Rick) Baker all of Austin, Ind. & Janice (Dennis) Aldridge of Milton, Ky. and several nieces & nephews.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Friday at Collins Funeral Home with burial in Scottsburg Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Thursday and after 9 a.m. Friday at Collins Funeral Home.
Memorial Contributions: The Family c/o Collins Funeral Home. Online condolences: www.collinsfuneralhome.net


MELONY R. ALLEN, 39, of Scottsburg, died Saturday March 17, 2012 at her residence.
She was born October 25, 1972 in Dearborn, Michigan, the daughter of the Brian Farmer and Linda M. (Alderson) Easley. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include her companion, Scott Stevens of Scottsburg; two sons, Jordan & Kody Sieloff both of Scottsburg; two daughters, Brittani K. Allen of Pulaski, Tenn. & Dakoda M. Darkangelo of Scottsburg; her mother & stepfather, Linda & John Easley of Romulus, Mich. and her father, Brian Farmer of Romulus,Michigan.
Local arrangements were handled by Collins Funeral Home.


VIOLA MAE “VI” (AMBURGEY) MASTIN, 85, a lifelong resident of New Castle, died Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at Hampton Oaks Health Campus in Scottsburg.
She was born September 11, 1926 in Mooreland, to the late David F. and Olive (Wise) Amburgey. She graduated from Mooreland high school in 1944. She married John W. Mastin November 10, 1946 by Reverend Herman Ast at the Messick United Brethren Church and recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary. She retired from Dana Corporation in Hagerstown as a Customer Service Representative. She was an active member of South Memorial Drive Church of God in New Castle and Lake Wales, Florida Church of God. She was a volunteer worker at the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame and member of the Lady Lions’ Club of New Castle.
In addition to her husband, survivors include her children, John David (wife, Sonja) Mastin of Scottsburg, Richard D. (wife, Cheryl) Mastin of North Port, Fla. and Judy Mastin Letsinger of Port Orange, Fla.; grandchildren, Chris, Dirk, Michael, Brent and Brian Mastin; 14-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her siblings, Alma (husband, Robert) Rich, Herman Amburgey, Violet Baldwin and Guy V. Amburgey.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 24, 2012 at the South Memorial Drive Church of God in New Castle with Pastor Chris Gammello officiating.
Burial will follow in South Mound Cemetery. Friends may call from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the church. Arrangements are entrusted to Hinsey-Brown Funeral Service. You may express condolences or share a memory of Viola at www.hinsey-brown.com.


ROBERT RALPH MOUSA, 84, of Scottsburg, died Tuesday March 20, 2012 at Hickory Creek Nursing Home in Scottsburg.
He was born on April 16, 1927 in North Vernon, the son of the late Ralph Hein and Gladys(Carpenter) Mousa. He was a former employee of the old Philadelphia Quartz Corp. and Sears & Roebuck both in Anderson, a member of the Weston Baptist Church near Commiskey, a former member of the V.F.W. Post 266 & Moose Lodge # 150 both in Anderson, and served in WW II as a Private 1st Class in the U.S. Army.
He was preceded in death by two sisters, Juanita and Janet Mousa.
Survivors include a daughter, Patricia (Joe) Stroup of Atlanta, Ind.; three sisters, Thelma Michells of Green Bay, Wisc., Norma Jean Barnes & Francis Pearson both of Commiskey, Ind.; two grandchildren, Stacy Sturgill of Windfall, Ind. & Scott Stroup of Atlanta, Ind.; three great-grandchildren, Xandric, Josephine & Gabriel Sturgill and a friend who cared for him, Dottie Albert of Scottsburg.
Funeral services will be at noon Saturday, March 24, 2012 at Tea Creek Church in Commiskey with burial in Tea Creek Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the church.
Online condolences may be left at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


DAVID C. “DEKEN” KLOPP, 78, Madison, died Monday, March 19, 2012 at his home.
He was born on January 22, 1934 in Petersburg, Ky. to the late Ruthford and Thelma Lyon Klopp. He retired as the General Manager of Golden State Services Linen Company in Turlock, Calif. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and attended North Madison Christian Church.
Survivors include his son: David Klopp of Madison; his daughters: Terry (Ron) Bangs of Sacramento, Calif. and Susan Klopp of Jackson, Calif.; his grandson: Scott Schmidt (fiancée Calisata) of Granite City, Ill.; his brother: Frank L. “Dickie” Klopp of Madison; his sisters: Helen “Muff” Lindsay of Louisville, Nell Gaye “Brownie” Rippe, Kathleen Chambers, Elyse (Wayne) Detmer and Judy (Safe) Boles, all of Madison; his sister-in-law: Lue Klopp of Madison: his brother-in-law and sister-in-law: Glen and Coleen Rowlett of Monroe, Oh.; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife: Lois Rowlett Klopp; his brother: Edward E. Klopp; and his sisters: Jean “Hope Henry, Virginia “Jenna” Bersch and Mary Faith “Fadie” Seaver.
Funeral services were held Friday, March 23, 2012 at the First Baptist Church in downtown Madison. Burial followed in the Grandview Memorial Gardens near Madison with full military honors conducted by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or to Shriner's.


LUCILLE SPENCER, 74, of Otisco, formerly of Scottsburg, died Tuesday March 20, 2012 at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.
She was born on March 14, 1938 in Borden, the daughter of the late Samuel Archie and Flossie Ellen (Daily) Casey.  She was a homemaker and was preceded in death by her husband, Delbert Spencer; a brother, Lloyd Casey & three sisters, Lillian Roe, Thelma McCoskey & Lorene Reynolds.
Survivors include two daughters, Deborah Warrick of Jeffersonville & Marsha Berna of Scottsburg; a son, Douglas Spencer of Salem; a sister, Ruth Morris of Fredericksburg; seven grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren and her companion, Raymond Williams of Otisco.
Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. on Friday at Collins Funeral Home with burial in Lexington Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 1-3 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association c/o Collins Funeral Home. Online condolences www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


HELEN JEAN (ODOM) ANDERSON, 80, Salem, died Monday, March 19, 2012 at her residence.
She was born November 5,1931 in Indianapolis to Frank and Edith (Pierce) Odom.
She is survived by four sons, Mike and Wanda Anderson of Salem, Ray and Shiela Anderson of Indianapolis, Hershel and Barb Anderson of Indianapolis & Tim and Deb Anderson of the state of Washington, one daughter, Cynthia Dayton of Salem, several nieces, nephews & grandchildren.
Memorial Service will be Sunday, March 25,2012 at her residence.
Arrangements were made with Jones Funeral Home in Heltonville.


MARTIN C. MILLER, 69, died at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
He was born in Corydon on November 18, 1942 the son of Martin M. and Dorothea Harbolt Miller. He was a retired farmer, was a member of the Corydon United Methodist Church and past president of the Board of Directors for the Harrison/ Floyd Co-op.
He is survived by his wife, Virginia Mathes Miller and a son Chris Miller both of Corydon; one sister, Sheila Arnold of Indianapolis.
Funeral services will be held at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon on Saturday, March 24, 2012 at 10 a.m.
Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery in Corydon.
Visitation will be held at the funeral home in Corydon on Friday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. and after 8 a.m. on Saturday.
The family suggests memorial gifts be made to the charitable organization of the donors choice.


WILLIAM MARSHALL BADGER, 91, of Corydon, died Wednesday, March 21, 2012, at his home near Corydon.
He was born May 8, 1920, in Otisco, to the late Joseph Centennial and Martha Ellen Stone Badger.  He was a retired truck driver, was a member of the Teamsters Union Local #89 and attended Pleasant Ridge United Methodist Church near Corydon.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his son, Robert Lee Badger and 6 siblings.
Survivors include his wife, Iris Faith Palmer Badger; his son, Marshall Dennis Badger (Dixie) of Elizabeth; his daughter, Mary Faith Khalil of New Rochelle, New York; his daughter-in-law, Katharine Badger of New Salisbury; his sister, Elizabeth Smith of Charlestown; seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, March 23, 2012, at Beanblossom-Cesar Funeral Home in Corydon.
Pastor Scott Blessitt will officiate.
Burial will be in the Charlestown Cemetery in Charlestown, Indiana.
Visitation will be after 8:00 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.


HELEN HEAN ODOM ANDERSON, 80, Salem, died Monday. March 19, 2012 at her residence.
She was born on November 5, 1931 in Indianapolis to Frank and Edith Pierce Odom.
Survivors include her sons: Mike (Wanda) Anderson of Salem, Ray (Sheila) and Hershel (Barb) Anderson, both of Indianapolis, and Tim (Deb) Anderson of Washington; her daughter: Cynthia Dayton of Salem; several nieces, nephews and grandchildren.
A memorial service was held on Sunday, March 25, 2012 at her residence.
Funeral arrangements were handled by Jones Funeral Home in Heltonville.


MARVIN “PEANUT” ZOLLMAN, 77, Bossier City, La., formerly of Lexington, died Sunday, March 11, 2012 at his home.
He was born on June 1, 1934 in Lexington to the late Leslie and Margaret Renschler Zollman. He was a retired construction worker.
Survivors include his wife: Patricia Stark Zollman; his daughter Tina (Jim) Rogier; his sisters: Lavene Lamaster of Commiskey, Leona Fox of Austin and Evelyn (Lloyd) Owens of Deputy; his grandchildren: Kimberly (Rob) Eastwood and Scott Rogier; and two great-grandchildren.
He was cremated.


MADGE DAVIS CREECH, 71, Indianapolis, formerly of Deputy and Paris Crossing, died Saturday, March 24, 2012 at her sister's home.
She was born on April 24, 1940 in Paris, Ind. to the late Luther and Zelma Meece Davis. She was employed as a teacher at Seymour High School and later at Jennings County Middle and High Schools. She retired as an auditor with Wells Fargo and was a member of Coffee Creek Baptist Church.
Survivors include her son: Marvin Carroll Creech, Jr. ( Cheryl L. Shelton) of Deputy; her sister: Sandra Albritton of Indianapolis; her brother: Bill Davis of Commiskey, Ind.; her aunt: Mary Ellis of Cincinnati, Oh.; several nieces, nephews and other relatives. She was preceded in death by her husband: Marvin Carrol. Creech, Sr.
Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison. Burial will follow in Pisgah Cemetery in Deputy.
Visitation to take place on Wednesday from 10 am until the time of services.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society.


EVELYN R. “SIS” WEBER LOMAX, 87, died Wednesday, March 21, 2012.
She was born on October 25, 1924 in Floyds Knobs to the late Joseph and Catherine Fenwick Weber. She was a homemaker and a member of Atkins Chapel Methodist Church.
Survivors include her daughter: Susan G. Lomax (Kenny) Brooks of Sellersburg; her grandson: M. Shane Schindler of Floyds Knobs; her great-granddaughter: Olivia Marina Schindler; her caregiver: Barbara Ellis; her brother-in-law: Dave (Sherri) Lomax; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband: Buck Lomax; her daughter: Marina K. Schindler; her brothers: Clifford and Joseph “Junie” Weber and Clyde Fenwick; and her sister: Rita Mae Balmer.
Funeral services were held on Tuesday, March 27, 2012 at Kraft Funeral Service in New Albany. Burial rights will be held at 10 am on Wednesday, March 28, at Atkins Chapel Cemetery in Floyds Knobs.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hosparus of Southern Indiana, 624 E. Market Street, New Albany, IN.


LENA HOLLEN, 74, of Anderson, passed away March 23, 2012 at Saint John’s Medical Center in Anderson.
She was born June 18, 1937, in Tampico, Ind. to Ben and Ora (Brown) Bowling. For 39 years she was employed as a baker and cafeteria worker for the Anderson Community School.
She is survived by her husband: Gene Hollen; her nine children: Janice (James) Smith, Jeffrey (Lisa) Hollen, Jerry (Carol) Hollen, Julie Moore, James (Theresa) Hollen, Jill (Spike) Hollen, Joey  (Kathy) Hollen, Jennifer (Dennis) Smiley and John (Joyce) Hollen, all of Anderson; 21 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren; and her brothers and sisters: Edna Mae (Glenton) Terrell, Ben (Patricia) Bowling and Linda Dixon , all of Salem, Cloa Scott and Michael (Sue) Bowling of Pekin, and Boyd (Diane) Bowling, Columbus, Oh. She was preceded in death by her parents.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at Brown-Butz-Diedring Funeral Home in Anderson. Burial will follow at East Maplewood Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the youth group at New Beginnings Church in Anderson.


KIMBERLY A. "KIM" STEINKAMP, 47, of Scottsburg, Indiana, died Sunday, March 25, 2012 at Hampton Oaks Health Campus in Scottsburg, Indiana.
She was born on June 9, 1964 in Seymour, Indiana.  Kim was a graduate of Scottsburg High School Class of 1982 and an employee of Fewell Monument Company in Scottsburg, Indiana.  She was a member of the Trinity House of Prayer in Austin and the First Christian Church is Scottsburg.
Survivors include her husband, Mason Steinkamp;  a son, Hunter Steinkamp of Scottsburg, Indiana; her mother, Bonnie Fewell of Scottsburg, Indiana;  father & stepmother, Terry & Marsha Fewell of Scottsburg, Indiana;  a sister, Pam MacIntosh (David) of Scottsburg, Indiana; grandparents, Carl & Betty Napier of Scottsburg, Indiana and a nephew, Zack Adams of Scottsburg, Indiana.
Funeral Service: 1:00 pm on Wednesday at Trinity House of Prayer with burial in Oak Hill Cemetery.  Visitation: 4 to 8 pm Tuesday at Collins Funeral Home and after 11 am Wednesday at Trinity House of Prayer.
Memorial Contributions: Scott County Relay for Life c/o Collins Funeral Home.
Online condolences:www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


WILLODEAN "DEAN" E. BURGSTROM, 84, of Charlestown passed away Sunday March, 25, 2012 at River Crossing Assisted Living in Charlestown.
She was born November 2, 1927 in Bowling Green, KY to Arthur and Louise Cherry Jenkins.  She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Charlestown, where she taught Sunday School for many years.
She was preceded in death by her husband Jerry Burgstrom, her parents Arthur and Louise Jenkins, her brother Albert and a sister Mae Beller.
Survivors include: her son John Burgstrom (Bess) of Marysville; daughters Peggy Frakes (Robert) of Henryville, and Joyce Rock (Ronnie) of New Albany, sisters Winnie Chanley, Mary Harris, and Wyonne Keck; grandchildren Sharon, Besana, Jessica, Robbie, Jeremy, and Kim; and 11 great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at 11:00AM at the Grayson Funeral Home, Charlestown with burial in Old Salem Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 2:00 to 8:00 P.M. and after 9 A.M. Wednesday until time of service.


RANDALL R. SIPES, 65, Seymour, died on Sunday, March 25, 2012 at his residence.
He was born on September 15, 1946 in Winchester, Ky. to the late John & Ruth Marie (Hughes) Sipes. He worked for Cummins Engine Company for 30 years, retiring in 2001. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army were he served in artillery during the Vietnam War in 1966 and 1967. He was a member of the Crothersville V.F.W. Post 1083, Seymour American Legion Post 89, and Freeman Field Flying Association.
Survivors include his wife: Janice E. Sipes, of Seymour; his sons: Travis D. (Sundi) Sipes of Bloomfield, Ind., Matthew R. Sipes of Seymour and Christopher B. (Kristen) Sipes of Indianapolis; six grandchildren; his sisters: Judy (Lynn) Ritchison of Scipio, Ind., Christine Sipes and Kathleen Prince, both of Seymour. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services will be held at 5 pm on Thursday, March 29, 2012 at Uniontown Baptist Church in Uniontown, Ind.
Funeral arrangements were handled by Adams Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be given to Schneck Medical Center Foundation Hospice, American Cancer Society, Uniontown Baptist Church, American Legion Post 89, and Crothersville V.F.W. post 1083, c/o Adams Funeral Home, 110 East Howard Street, Crothersville, IN 47229.


PATRICIA ANN (BOYD) JUNG, 65, of Sellersburg, Indiana, went to be with her Lord on Sunday, March 25, 2012 with her loving son and grandson by her side. Pat was a retired employee of Philip Morris USA.
She was born on December 21, 1946 in Floyds Knobs, Indiana to the late Edwin P. and Annabel (Robertson) Boyd.
Survivors include her son, David Jung; her grandson, Kyle Jung; her sister, Joann Lausterer (Bobby) of North Carolina; her brother, Edwin P. Boyd, Jr. (Lorrene) of New Albany; and many nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 11 AM on Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at the Newcomer Funeral Home in New Albany. Burial will follow at Edwardsville Cemetery in Georgetown.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 701 West Muhammad Ali Boulevard, Louisville, KY 40203.


ELMER F. “BUD” KNABLE, 84, Floyds Knobs, died Sunday, March 25, 2012.
He was born on March 21, 1928 in New Albany to Elmer and Teresa Frie Knable. He retired as the part owner of Bridge Liquors in New Albany after working there for many years. He was a U.S. Army veteran who served during the Korean War. He was also a member of the VFW, American Legion and St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Church.
Survivors include his wife: Gilberte Knable; his children: Karl (Lynda), Elmer (Catherine) and Robert (Denise) Knable and Therese (Joe) Winner; 13 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; his sister: Rita; and his brothers: Joseph and Jim.
A prayer service will be held at 7 pm on Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at Kraft Funeral Service. A Funeral Mass will be held at 11 am on Thursday, March 29, at St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Church.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Monroe Township (Clark County) Indiana Relief Fund or to tornado victims.


GEORGE “ROB” ROBERT BACKUS, 70, Madison, died Sunday, March 25, 2012 at his home.
He was born on July 3, 1941 in Jefferson County to Walter Elvin and Mary Helen Ackerman Backus. He retired after 40 years of service as a machinist with Reliance Electric. He was a member of the Mount Pleasant Baptist Church near Canaan.
Survivors include his wife: Joyce Kinman Meadows Backus of Madison; his sons: Robert Lynn (Annette) Backus of Scottsburg and Chad Michael Backus of Canaan; his daughter: Tammy Sue (Bobby) Courtney of Madison; his sisters: Janet (Richard) Rowlett of Indianapolis, Lois (Shelby) Jackson of Madison and Debra (Rev. Ron) Lee of Canaan; nine grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and other relatives. He was preceded in death by his parents and his step-daughter: Debra Carrico.
Funeral services were held on Thursday, March 29,2012 at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial followed at Mount Pleasant Cemetery near Canaan.


LEROY BURNS, 84, of Scottsburg, Indiana, died Tuesday, March 27, 2012 at Scott Memorial Hospital.
He was born on June 23, 1927 in Nelson County, Kentucky, the son of the late Orville and Mae (Goff) Burns. Leroy was a former electrician for the Scottsburg Electric Department, the old Charlestown Powder Plant for 10 years from 1948-1958 and for the old Jefferson Proving Grounds for 19 years retiring in 1978. After retirement he continued to work as an electrician for Dane's Electric in Scottsburg, Indiana. He also formerly worked in the maintenance department for Scott County School District II and as a Reserve Deputy for both the Scottsburg Police Department and the Scott County Sheriff's Department. Leroy was a member of First Christian Church in Scottsburg, Indiana and a veteran of the Korean War and World War II serving in the the U.S. Air Force and also the U.S. Coast Guard. He was a retired member of the Scottsburg Volunteer Fire Department and was actively involved with the Scottsburg High School Band of Warriors for over 30 years.
Survivors include two daughters, Cathy J.Baldwin (Rick) and Julie B. Burns both of Scottsburg, Indiana; a son, Steven L. Burns (Devona) of Scottsburg, Indiana; a brother, Vernon Burns of Bardstown, Kentucky; a sister, Eleanor Conley of Hartford, Kentucky; three grandchildren, Karoline Gantt (Jason), Kendrah and Kimberly Burns and three great grandchildren, Karson, Abbagail and Raleigh Gantt.
Funeral Service: 11:00 am on Friday at Collins Funeral Home with burial in Scottsburg Cemetery. Crothersville VFW Honor Guard will conduct military graveside services.
Visitation: 4 to 8 pm Thursday and after 9 am Friday.
Memorial Contributions: Scottsburg High School Band of Warriors c/o Collins Funeral Home.


Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 April 2012 07:16