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Obituaries June 12, 2013 PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 05 June 2013 00:00

VICTOR FRED HENRY SCHWANHOLT, 91
ELMER T. GIBSON, 65
ALMA FAYE DORMAN, 90
BARBARA JEAN HUNT, 81
ROBERT NEAL BROSHEARS, 85
HELEN S.(SAGE) BAURLE, 85
BETTY JOYCE GRAY, 78
VIVIAN KAY HAMILTON DUNCAN MALLERY
NANCY E. BROWN, 72
AVIS LEE TRUEBLOOD, 75
COLTON GAGE LANGDON, 3 months
WILLIAM ALLEN BATES, 64
BENJAMIN J. MCROBERTS, 80
EDWARD “RAY” GRAMLIN, 76
HOLLY GALE PRASSENOS, 64
LEROY W. FIELDS, 81
FATHER HAROLD A. RIPPERGER, 80
ETHEL MAE HENRY HUTCHENS, 79
ROBERT “BOBBY” DAILY, SR., 58
KATHERINE E. CHARLEY, 96

VICTOR FRED HENRY SCHWANHOLT, 91, Versailles, died Sunday, June 2, 2013 at Kings Daughters Hospital.
He was born near Cross Plains on July 22, 1921 the son of John and Alma Steingruber Schwanholt. He worked in sanitation and warehouse maintenance for Seagrams in Lawrenceburg from 1953 to 1985 and was also a farmer. He was also a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and a lifetime member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Dewberry.
Survivors include five sons Dennis (Janet) Schwanholt of Versailles, David (Carol) Schwanholt of Milan, Dale (Linda) Schwanholt of Osgood, Darrell Schwanholt of Benham, and Doug (Hope) Schwanholt of Olean; three daughters Lois (Ralph) Vogel of Benham, Linda (Mark) Darnstaedt of Georgetown, and Lisa (Rob) Vestal of Benham; 12 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife: Virginia Sedam his parents, his daughter-in-law: Jo Ann Schwanholt, his brothers: Edward and Walter Schwanholt, and his sister: Meta Thieman.
Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Thursday, June 6, 2013 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Dewberry with Pastor Richard Wilkie officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with military graveside rites by the Versailles American Legion.
Visitation will be Wednesday, June 5, from 4pm to 8pm at the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles and from 10 am until time of services on Thursday at the church.
Memorials may be given to St. Paul’s Cemetery in care of the funeral home.


ELMER T. GIBSON, 65, Scottsburg, died Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at Schneck Medical Center.
He was born on November 30, 1947 in Seymour to the late Clay Gibson and Thelma Oaks Page. He was a retired construction superintendent for Hudson Construction Company in Chattanooga, Tenn. and a member of Fairview Christian Church in Underwood.
Survivors include two daughters, Erica Wischmeier and her husband Ralph of Seymour and Christi Turner and her husband Jeremy of Scottsburg, a brother, a sister and two grandchildren, Trista and Travis Wischmeier. He was preceded in death by his wife: Linda G. Ricketts Gibson, his parents and two sisters.
Funeral services will be held at 10 am on Saturday, June 8, 2013 at Collins Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Scottsburg Cemetery.
Visitation will take place from 4 to 8 pm on Friday, June 7, and from 9 am until the time of services on Saturday.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Schneck Medical Cancer Fund c/o Collins Funeral Home.


ALMA FAYE DORMAN, 90, Clarksville, died Monday, June 4, 2013.
She was born on March 30, 1923 in Washington County to Charles Buck and Clellah Marshall. She worked at Quartermaster Depot in Jeffersonville and for the A & P Tea Company in Louisville. She was a member of Hamburg Pike Church of Christ, formerly Meigs Avenue Church of Christ.
Survivors include her daughter, Robin Owens (Marc) of Clarksville; her sisters-in-law, Phyllis and Jean Dorman; cousins, Helen Ratts, Mary Weilbaker and Jay Marshall; as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents; her sister, Alice Mae; and her husband, L. Robert (Bob) Dorman.
Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Friday, June 7, 2013 at Scott Funeral Home in Jeffersonville. Burial will follow in Martinsburg Cemetery.
Visitation will take place at the funeral home from 2 to 8 pm on Thursday, June 6, and from 9 am until the time of services on Friday.


BARBARA JEAN HUNT, 81, Greenville, died Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at her home.
She was born on February 24, 1932 in Marion to Harry and Gladys Parrett Lane. She was a homemaker and a member of Greenville Christian Church.
Survivors include her sons: Steven and Terry Hunt, both of Greenville; her brother: Jake Urshel; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband: Howard E. Hunt; her daughter: Kara Lea Hunt; a brother and her parents.
A graveside service will be held at 11 am on Friday, June 7, 2013 at Crown Hill Cemetery.


ROBERT NEAL BROSHEARS, 85, rural Crothersville, died Tuesday, June 4, 2913 at Schneck Medical Center.
He was born on March 22, 1928 in Jackson County to Albert and Ethel Garard Broshears. He retired from Arvin's after 24 years of service and farmed most of his life. He was a U.S. Navy veteran.
Survivors include two children, Robert Parke Broshears of Crothersville, IN, a daughter, Bethany (James) Manahan of The Villages, Florida two grandchildren, Robert Kyle (Leah) Broshears of Crothersville, Derrick Neal Broshears of Brownstown, three great grandchildren, Parker Neal Broshears & Hudson Maxwell Broshears both of Seymour, Dylan Broshears of Brownstown, a sister Eva (Raymond) Sawyer of Crothersville. She was preceded in death by a brother, Harold Broshears, sisters Louise Bush, Elizabeth Ann Broshears.
Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Friday, June 7, 2013 at Adams Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Crothersville Cemetery.
Visitation will take place at the funeral home from 4 to 8 pm on Thursday, June 6, and from 10 am until the time of services on Friday.
Memorial contributions may be made to Schneck Memorial Hospice, c/o Adams Funeral Home, 110, East Howard St., Crothersville, IN 47229.


HELEN S.(SAGE) BAURLE, 85, of Seymour, formerly of Crothersville, died Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at Schneck Medical Center in Seymour.
She was born October 3, 1927 in Crothersville, to John M. and Clara S. (Kovert) Sage. She was a 1945 graduate of Crothersville High School and attended Indiana Business College. On June 10, 1948 she was united in marriage to Arthur L. Baurle in Uniontown, Ind. She worked at the U.S. Corp. in Crothersville for several years and was the co-owner with her husband of Baurle Painting and Wallcovering in Seymour. She was a member of Main Street Christian Church in Rushville.
She and Arthur had three children Dennis M. Baurle of Bloomington, Beverly A. (Sam R.) Davenport of Rushville and Janet G. Beatty of Seymour, five grandchildren, Brett A. Baurle of Elizabethton, Tenn., Dr. Eric J. (Sarah) Baurle of Brentwood, Tenn., Benjamin L. (Shannon) Beatty of Columbus, Michelle S. Davenport of Bloomington and Stephanie L. Davenport of Seymour, three great-grandchildren, Macy A. Baurle of Elizabethton, Tenn., Everett J. and Sophia Charlotte Baurle, both of Brentwood, Tenn., two nieces, Brenda J. (Ron) Darlage and Lucy Tuggle both of Seymour, and one nephew, Kenneth G. (Donna) Lewis of Salem. She was preceded in death by her parents, John M. and Clara S. Sage, her husband, Arthur L. Baurle in 1989, three sisters, two brothers, and a nephew, Richard A. Tuggle.
Rev. Sam R. Davenport will conduct funeral services at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 8, 2013 at Adams Funeral Homes & Crematory in Crothersville, with burial to follow at Crothersville Cemetery. Friends may visit from10 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Saturday June 8, 2013, at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory.
Memorial donations can be given to Main Street Christian Church in Rushville, IN or the American Cancer Society c/o Adams Funeral Home, 110, East Howard St., Crothersville, IN 47229.
Online condolences can be given to the family at www.AdamsFuneralHomeonline.com.


BETTY JOYCE GRAY, 78, Salem, died Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
She was born on December 31, 1934 in Horse Cave, Ky. to Leslie and Lelah Logsdon. She was an employee of Just 4 Tots Day Care.
Survivors include her son: David Gray of Palmyra, two daughters: Janie Jacobi of Fredericksburg and Teresa Gray of Scottsburg, two brothers: Jackie and Marvin Logsdon both of Bedford, 10 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband:  David Chester Gray, a son:  Kevin Gray and her parents.
Funeral services will be held at 2 pm on Friday, June 7, 2013 at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will take place from 4 to 8 pm on Thursday, June 6, and from 9 am until the time of services on Friday.


VIVIAN KAY HAMILTON DUNCAN MALLERY, San Diego, Calif., died May 20, 2013.
She was born on July 27, 1935 in Canaan, Ind. to Clifford and Alta Hamilton. She retired as an executive in the aerospace industry.
Survivors include her son: David Hamilton (Jennifer McDowell) Duncan and their children, all of San Diego; her sister: Diane (Ben) Howery of Columbus; her nephews: John Allen (Cindy) and Matthew Hamilton (Carrie) Howery and their families; her step-daughters: Cathleen Duncan (David) Findley and their children of Palo Alto, Calif, Deborah Duncan Barrus of Salt Lake City, Ut. And her grandchildren, and Lisa Mallery (Tom) Hansell of Vancouver, Wash.and her grandchildren; her god-daughter: Teri Merk Pesta of Los Altos; many more grandchildren, great-grandchildren and other relatives. She was preceded in death by her parents; her infant brother; her husbands: William Duncan and Ralph Mallery; and her son-in-law: West Mallery.
A memorial service will be held at 11 am on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at Canaan Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Canaan Cemetery Association c/o Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, or to the donor's favorite charity or church.


NANCY E. BROWN, 72, Salem, died Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at her residence.
She was born on March 20, 1941 in Baxter, Ky. to the late Eaf and Mary Stewart Sargent. She was a homemaker and a member of Bunker Hill Christian Church.
Survivors include her husband: Robert G. Brown; her sons: David Brown of Virginia and Smokey Brown of Pekin; her daughter: Vickie (Tim) Burns of Pekin; her brothers: David Sargent and Mike Leber, both of Virginia; her sisters: Jean Jones and Artie Sargent, both of Virginia; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son and two brothers.
Private graveside services were held at Franklin Cemetery.
Dawalt Funeral Home handled the arrangements.


AVIS LEE TRUEBLOOD, 75, Columbus, formerly of Salem, died Friday, June 7, 2013 at Columbus Regional Hospital.
He was born on May 27, 1938 in Salem to the late William Ervin and Elizabeth Grace McTarsney Trueblood.
Survivors include his wife: Delores G. Myers Trueblood; his sons: Bryan Allen and Robert (Timberly) Trueblood, both of Columbus; his daughter: Pamela (Joe) Siefert of Columbus; and his grandchildren: Toby Pace, Alison Trueblood, Tyler Trueblood, Andrew and Emily Siefert & Braxton Allen Green. He was preceded in death by his infant son: Rodney Lee Trueblood; his brother: Richard Trueblood; and his grandson: Thomas Morris.
Funeral services will be held at 1 pm on Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home in Columbus. Burial will follow at Little York Cemetery in Salem.
Visitation will take place from 10 am until the time of services on Tuesday.
Memorial contributions may be made to Delores Trueblood.


COLTON GAGE LANGDON, 3 months, Scottsburg, died Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at Scott Memorial Hospital.
He was born on February 20, 2013 in Scottsburg to Ashley A. Langdon. He attended City on the Hill Church.
Other survivors include his grandparents: Lori Langdon and Brent Booth of Scottsburg and James Langdon of Pekin; his great-grandparents: Larry and  Elizabeth Redifer of Scottsburg, Fred and Phyllis Ramoni of Pekin, and Pat and Vasco England of Austin; several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Funeral services were held Friday, June 7, 2013 at Collins Funeral Home. Burial followed in Zoah Cemetery.


WILLIAM ALLEN BATES, 64, Jeffersonville, died Thursday, June 6, 2013 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
He was a retired janitor for Clark Memorial Hospital.
Survivors include his daughter, Kristy Elmore of Clarksville; son, William L. Bates of Manchester, Tenn.; brothers, Mike Bates of Clarksville, and Steve Bates of Rough River, KY; half-sister, Irene Hilyard of Homestead, Ky.; one grandchild and five great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, June 10, 2013 at 2pm at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown. Visitation will begin after 1pm on Monday.


BENJAMIN J. MCROBERTS, 80, Greenville, died Friday, June 7, 2013.
He was a U.S. Navy veteran and had been a local hospice chaplain for over two decades.
Funeral services were held Sunday, June 9, 2013 at Newcomer Funeral Home in New Albany. Cremation followed.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.


EDWARD “RAY” GRAMLIN, 76, Fredericksburg, died Sunday, June 9, 2013 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
He was born in Glasgow, Ky. and retired from the Ford Motor Company.
Survivors include his wife: Shirley Laswell Gramlin; his sons: Michael (Doris), Danny, mark (Melissa), and Bryan (Faith) Gramlin; and seven grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at Love Funeral Home in Palmyra. Burial will follow at Mt. Carmel Methodist Cemetery in Fredericksburg.


HOLLY GALE PRASSENOS, 64, Nabb, died Friday, June 7, 2013 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
She was born on October 26, 1948 in Ocala, Fla. to William and Vivian Lockhart Burkett.
Survivors include her daughters: Angie Clemons of Nabb, Alicia Prassenos Morrison of Mobile, Ala. and Amber Prassenos of Birmingham, Ala.; her son: Harry G. Prassenos of Washington, D.C.; and nine grandchildren.
No services have been announced at this time.
Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington is handling the arrangements.


LEROY W. FIELDS, 81, Charlestown, died Saturday, June 8, 2013 at Kindred Transitional Care in Corydon.
He was born April 3, 1932 in Letcher County. Ky. to the late Manon and Vada Ingram Fields. He was a retired telecommunications technician for Western Union, a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War, and a member of Chester A. Hogg Regular Baptist Church in Charlestown.
Survivors include his sons: Jeff Fields (Rhonda) of Corydon, and Steve Fields (Cathy) of Florence, Ky.; his sister: Anne Bowling (Ellis) of Charlestown; and his grandchildren: Sam, Joe, Tom, Jake and Tanner. He was preceded in death by his wife: Effie Fields; and his sister: Jean Byrd.
Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at Grayson Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Charlestown Cemetery.
Visitation will take place from 2 to 8 pm on Tuesday, June 11, and from 9 am until the time of services on Wednesday.


FATHER HAROLD A. RIPPERGER, 80, Lanesville, died Saturday, June 8, 2013.
He was born on July 12, 1932 in Franklin County to the late William and Hilda Ripperger. He was ordained a priest for the Indianapolis Archdiocese on May 3, 1958. In his fifty-five years of service as a priest, he served as assistant pastor at St. Mary’s, New Albany; St. Andrew’s and St. Michael’s, Indianapolis; and St. Mary’s, Greensburg.  His pastorates included St. Mary’s, Aurora; St Rose of Lima, Franklin; Holy Guardian Angels, Cedar Grove; and St. Joseph, St. Leon; and St. Mary’s, Lanesville, where he retired.
Survivors include sisters Helen Lawler, Palmetto, FL and Mary O’Donnell, Roswell, GA; sister-in-law Daphne Ripperger; and brothers Rev. William Ripperger, Palm Harbor, FL; Edward Ripperger (Rosanne Taylor), Indianapolis; Louis Ripperger, Naples, FL; Robert Ripperger (Kathy), Indianapolis; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Hilda Ripperger, and his brother, Carroll.
Funeral services will begin at 11 am on Wednesday, June 12, at St. Mary's Church in Lanesville, beginning with the funeral liturgy.
Visitation will take place Visitation will take place on Tuesday, June 11, at St. Mary’s Church, Lanesville, from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m., with a vigil service at 7:00 p.m.


ETHEL MAE HENRY HUTCHENS, 79, Crothersville, died Saturday, June 8, 2013 at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis.
She was born on March 20, 1934 in Grassy Fork Township to Clifford and Pansy Handlon Henry.
She was instrumental in getting the food pantry started in Crothersville, and was a member of the Crothersville United Methodist Church.
Survivors include her children, Wayne (Sherry) Hutchens (Indianapolis, IN), Melvin (Marilyn) Hutchens (Crothersville, IN), Joe (Debra) Hutchens (Seymour, IN), 8 grandchildren, 21 great grand children, 1 great great grand child, six siblings, Kenard Dale (Hildegard) Henry of Colorado Springs, Co, Roberta Barron of Crothersville, IN, Alice Faye Burke of Crothersville, IN Virginia Lucille (Edward) Shuler of Austin, IN, James A. (Dee) Henry of Norwalk, CA, William C. Henry of Crothersville, IN. Her parents, husband, Harold Hutchens, infant daughter, Lavina Sue and a sister, Frances Louise McKillip preceded her in death.
Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at Adams Funeral Home.Burial will follow at Crothersville Cemetery.
Visitation will take place from 4 to 8 pm on Tuesday, June 11, and from 9 am until the time of services on Wednesday.
Memorial contributions may be made to Crothersville United Methodist Church, Crothersville Cemetery, or to the donor's choice, c/o Adams Funeral Home 110 E Howard Street, Crothersville, IN 47229.


ROBERT “BOBBY” DAILY, SR., 58, Scottsburg, died Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
He was born on September 10, 1955 in Scottsburg to the late Raymond Harold Daily and Ruby Cochran Bobby Clements. He worked at Morgan's Packing Company in Austin as a forklift driver, as a press operator at Colgate in Jeffersonville, and as a concrete finisher.
Survivors include his wife, Kay Meltch Daily, three daughters, Rebecca Daily of Louisville, KY, Jessica Daily of Scottsburg, IN, Amanda (Jeremy) Daily Harbold of Scottsburg, IN, four step children, Melissa Kay (William) Ohstrom of Austin, IN, Bobby Richie of Austin, IN, Ronnie Dale Brickley, Jr. of Scottsburg, IN, Susie Irene (Chris) Davis of Scottsburg, IN, four grandchildren, five step grandchildren, one great grandchild on the way, one sister, Judy (Eddie) of Salem, IN, and one brother, Bill (Gennie) Schaffer of Woodstock, GA.
Friends may call on Sunday, June 9, 2013, from Noon to 4PM and 9AM to 11AM on Monday, June 10, 2013 at Adams Funeral Homes and Crematory in Henryville, IN. Funeral services will be conducted on Monday, June 10, 2013 at 11AM by Mike Schuler at Adams Funeral Homes and Crematory in Henryville, IN with burial to follow at Mountain Grove Cemetery. Memorial donations can be given to the family for expenses c/o Adams Funeral Home, 209 S. Ferguson St., Henryville, IN 47126.


KATHERINE E. CHARLEY, 96, of Greencastle and formerly of Memphis, Ind. died Monday, June 10, 2013.
She was born on May 7, 1917 in Chicago, Illinois to Edward J. Boger and Rose Neilson Boger. She was a past member of Order of Eastern Star and Job’s Daughters. She crocheted more than 700 blankets for those in nursing homes.
She was preceded in death by her parents; an infant sister, Catherine Charley and a grandson, Kevin Kozinski.
Surviving are her husband of 75 years, Lewis; she was the mom of Phyllis Dreher and husband Billy of Greencastle, Beverly Kozinski and husband Joseph of Chicago Heights, Ill., Donna Smith and husband Eagle of Pekin and Sharon Small and husband Jeff of Memphis; a sister, Bernice Leaf of Chicago; and the grandma of eight grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and 14 great-great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at noon at Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home, with Pastor Jim McMahon officiating. Interment will follow at Clinton Falls Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 10 a.m. until time of services at the funeral home.
Condolences and expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at www.Hopkins-Rector.com.
Memorials in her name may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.


Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 June 2013 13:41