|Obituaries - July 15, 2009|
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|Thursday, 16 July 2009 00:00|
?MILDRED L. “MILLIE” (GODECKER) FREIBERGER, 86, Floyds Knobs, died Monday, June 22 at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
She was a long time member of St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Church and she managed the kitchen at St. Mary of the Knobs School for many years. She was known by many for her famous pie baking skills.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul E. Freiberger, Sr. and brothers, Hubert, and Marion “Jeff” Godecker.
Survivors include a daughter, Jeanette E. Griffin; son, Paul E. Freiberger, Jr.; sister, Mary Sue Freiberger, O.S.B., Tony L. Freiberger; nine grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Services were held Thursday, June 25 at St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Church with burial in the church cemetery. Generations Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Church or School.
EDDIE RIEHLE, 45, Memphis, died Friday, June 26.
He worked at Bagshaw Trucking in Memphis as a welder for the last 7 years. He was a 1981 Silver Creek graduate, and was formerly employed at M.C. General in Sellersburg.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Alice Riehle.
Survivors include a step-daughter, Tasha Mieland of Georgetown; two brothers, Anthony “Tony” Riehle of Scottsburg and Robert Riehle, Jr. of New Albany and two sisters, Darlene King of Charlestown and Kathy Houk of New Albany.
Services were held Wednesday, July 1 at Garr Funeral Home in Sellersburg.
CLIFFORD M. WOODWARD, JR., 78, Salem, died Thursday, June 25 at Floyd County Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
He attended Salem Presbyterian Church, had been a life resident of Washington County, and was a 1949 graduate of Salem High School. He was an employee of Cummins Engine Company in Columbus, retiring in 1995. He was a former employee of the old Smith Cabinet Manufacturing, the old Rudder Tire Company, the old Salem Cheese Factory and Campbell's Plumbing.
Survivors include his wife, Doris J. (Barksdale) Woodward; two sons, Robert and Alan Woodward both of Salem; daughter, Sherri Woodward of Salem; mother, Esther Pearl McKinney of Salem; brother, Sam Woodward of Salem; 11 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Services were held Monday, June 29 at Dawalt Funeral Home with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery in Salem.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 240 Whittington Pkwy., Louisville, KY 40222-4904.
WILLIAM E. “BILL” GARVIN, JR., 80, Floyds Knobs, died Sunday, July 5 at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
He was retired from Colgate Co. after some 42 years of service and was an Army veteran of WWII. He was a lifetime member of Veterans of Foreign Wars and Disabled American Veterans. He was an avid golfer, playing in many of the Senior golf groups in Southern Indiana.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, Anola June Garvin.
Survivors include three daughters, Linda Banet, Diane Thompson and Becky Smith all of Floyds Knobs; two sons, Bill Garvin III of Sellersburg and Chris Garvin of Palmyra; two brothers, Donnie and Tom Garvin; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Services were held Thursday, July 9 at Kraft Charlestown Rd. Chapel with full military honors and private entombment in Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park in New Albany.
HILDA A. KIETH OWEN SKAGGS, 81, Otisco, died Monday, June 22 at University of Louisville Hospital.
She was a homemaker and an avid collector of Elvis memorabilia. Her hobbies included sewing and raising roses.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Daniel Keith and Nona Thompson Keith; husbands, Gilbert R. Owen and Charles E. Skaggs; son, Gilbert Owen, Jr.; brothers, Danny and Earl Keith; four grandchildren and one great-grandson.
Survivors include three sons, Frank R. and David H. Owen both of Jeffersonville and Daniel H. Owen of New Albany; four daughters, Nona Payne of Underwood, Kathy Owen of Otisco, Norma Owen Cash of Charlestown and Frances Owen Goforth of Jeffersonville; two step-sons, Charles S. Skaggs and Eugene E. Skaggs; two step-daughters, Paula Skaggs Bryant and Linda Skaggs; brother, John “Sonny” Herald of Troy, Ohio; 14 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Graveside services were held Friday, July 10 at Scottsburg Cemetery.
MARIE ELLEN WESNER, 97, Missouri, formerly of Salem, died Friday, July 3 at Mary Mount Manor in Eureka, Missouri.
She was a retired Food Service Manager for Washington County Memorial Hospital and a member of Salem First Christian Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Dennis Wesner; brother, Jack Freed; sister, Eulla Brewer and her parents.
Survivors include two daughters, Bonnie Varble of Jeffersonville and Mary Johnson of Chesterfield, Missouri; five grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson.
Services were held Thursday, July 9 at Weathers Funeral Home with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery.
The family requests in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Alzheimer's Foundation or Salem First Christian Church.
HAROLD “VANCE” ZINK, 81, Scottsburg, formerly of Salem, died Tuesday, June 30 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
He was a retired employee of Morgan Foods after 45 years and a Navy veteran.
Survivors include his wife, Virginia Miller Zink; two sons, Gary Zink of Salem and Larry Zink of Mansfield, Texas; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Private services were held and burial was in Crown Hill Cemetery.
ELIZABETH ANN (BETTE) KELLY, 79, Salem, died Monday, July 6 at her residence.
She was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church in Salem. She had been a resident of Salem since 1956, formerly of Media, Pennsylvania, and was a 1948 graduate of Notre Dame High School in Moylan, Pennsylvania. She was a member of Western Hills Country Club, an inactive member of the Theta Kappa Chapter of Phi Beta Psi Sorority and a former member of the old Salem B.P.W. She was a retired employee of Dawalt Funeral Home in Salem.
Survivors include her husband, F. Daniel Kelly, Sr.; son, Dan Kelly, Jr. of Salem; daughter, Kathy Kelly of Salem; sister, Kay Gorham of Ocala, Florida; brother, Bill Collins of Austin, Texas; six grandchildren and one great-grandson.
Services were held Thursday, July 9 at Dawalt Funeral Home with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer's Research Foundation, 6100 Dutchmans Lane, 4th floor, Louisville, KY 40205.
ETHEL MAE KAHL, 66, Otisco, died Monday, July 6 at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.
She had worked at Sears in Clarksville and also at NAPA Auto Parts in Charlestown.
Survivors include her husband, George Kahl of Otisco; daughter, Rita Kahl of Otisco; son, Jeff Kahl of Otisco; two sisters, Earlene Silverthorn of Fredericksburg and Edith Cooper of Campbellsburg and two brothers, Johnny Harrod of Georgia and Bill Tatro of Michigan.
Services were held Thursday, July 9 at Emmanuel United Methodist Church in Otisco. R.D. Pyke Funeral Service was in charge of arrangements.
The family requests donations be made to American Cancer Society c/o P.O. Box 206, Henryville, IN 47126 or to Vista Care Hospice.
CHARLES LEO COLE, 76, Campbellsburg, died Monday, July 6 at his home.
He was a retired employee of Smith Cabinet Company, a member of Posey Community Church, was a Korean War Army veteran and a member of American Legion and VFW.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Brenda Johnson Cole; son, James Richard Cole; brothers, Eli Jr., David, Marvin and Larry Cole; sister, Mary Evelyn Cole and his parents.
Survivors include three sons, Charles Cole Jr. of Campbellsburg, James Cole of Kimberly, Wisconsin and Shawn Cole of Mitchell; three daughters, Dawn Beams of Fredericksburg, Opal Curry of Milton, Kentucky and Leona Pavey of Paoli; five brothers, Robert W., Alfred Ray and James F. Cole all of Salem, Norman Cole of Campbellsburg and Tommy Cole of Orleans; two sisters, Linda Dotson and Sharon Allen both of Campbellsburg and 13 grandchildren.
Graveside services were held Thursday, July 9 at Cole Family Cemetery with burial to follow. Weathers Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
MARK ALAN SHIRLEY, 41, Georgetown, died Saturday, July 4 at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
He was a native of Floyds Knobs and was currently employed by the Independent Pilots Association in Louisville. He was a former 20-year employee of United Parcel Service in Louisville and a former volunteer fireman at the Georgetown Volunteer Fire Department for 16 years. He was an Eagle Scout, a member of the Vigil of Honor in the Order of the Arrow and a member of St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Church.
He was preceded in death by his father, Stephan K. Shirley; sister, Dr. Bethe Anne Korfhage and grandparents, Mildred and Raymond Shirley, Claudia and Wilbur Eggen and Thelma and Raymond Aubrey.
Survivors include a son, Nathan T. “Nate” Shirley of Georgetown; parents, Thelma and Chester Korfhage of New Albany; brother, Kent Shirley of Lanesville; sister, Jeanne Landrum of Lanesville and a niece and nephews.
Services were held Friday, July 10 at St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Church with burial in the church cemetery. Kraft Funeral Service was in charge of arrangements.
The family requests expressions of sympathy go to St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic School.
DELLA MAE HILL, 82, Sellersburg, died Monday, July 6 at Maple Manor Christian Home in Sellersburg.
She was a homemaker, former employee of Floyd Memorial Hospital, volunteer at Portland Christian School, member of Cherry St. Church of Christ and resident of Maple Manor Christian Home for the past five years.
Survivors include a daughter, Beverly Leach of Borden; two sons, Bennie Hill of Lexington, Kentucky and Steve Hill of Hamburg; sister, Barbara Kimmerer of Florida; nine grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.
Services were held Thursday, July 9 at Garr Funeral Home in Sellersburg with burial in Walnut Ridge Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Portland Christian School, 2500 Portland Avenue, Louisville, KY.
ARLIE R. CALLOWAY, 77, Salem, died Monday, July 6 at his residence.
He was a member of Bunker Hill Christian Church in Salem, had served during the Korean War as a SP3 in the U.S. Army and was a retired farmer.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Thelma Louise (Reynolds) Calloway and two sisters, Betty Jones and Bonnie Calloway.
Survivors include four sons, Dennis Click, Bill and Joe Calloway all of Salem and John Calloway of Austin, Texas; three daughters, Teresa Floyd, Rosa Calloway and Rita Hawkins all of Salem; two sisters, Elsie Banet of Lanesville and Linda Murphy of Scottsburg; three brothers, Jay, Carl and Russell Calloway all of Salem; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Graveside services were held Friday, July 10 at Bunker Hill Cemetery with full military honors. Dawalt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105.
BARBARA J. FREED, 71, Salem, died Wednesday, July 8 at her home.
She was a member of The Love and Life Ministry in Salem.
Survivors include her husband, William T. Freed; six sons, Paul of Amerillo, Texas, Frederick, Tim, Steve and Billy all of Indianapolis, and Mike of Elkhart; daughter, Jean Spears of Salem; brother, James Seaman, Jr. of Indianapolis; two sisters, Sue McGuire of Seymour and Terry Ward of Indianapolis; 28 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren.
Services were held Friday, July 10 at Weathers Funeral Home with burial in Saltillo Cemetery.
DAVID OWEN SAPPENFIELD, 46, Clays Ferry, Kentucky, died Wednesday, June 8 at UK Chandler Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky.
David graduated from New Albany High School and UofL with a BA in Political Science in 1985, attended University of Kentucky in 1982, participated in the Overseas Program, London, England in 1983, and on the campaign staff of M.P. Norman St. John-Stevas, House of Commons. He was campaign field coordinator for former US Congressman Lee H. Hamilton, 9th District of Indiana in 1984. Last year he moved from Sarasota, Florida to receive medical care at the UK Kentucky Clinic. In Florida, he was a congressional and district travel aide for former US Congressman Lawrence J. Smith; associate of ATE/Ryder, Public Transportation Services and five years as junior vice-pres. and chief transportation planner for Gold Coast Commuter Services (now South Florida Commuter Services), before becoming an Independent Transportation Consultant to clients in Florida, Texas, New York, and Pacific Visions Communications. In Florida, he was a member of the Association for Commuter Association (ACT) and chair of National TMA Council for two years, and co-chair of ACT International Conference in 1994. He was vice-president of the Southeast Chapter of ACT in 1992 and 1993, pres. in 1994 and 1995, and immediate-past pres. in 1996 and 1997. He served on these steering committees for the Florida Department of Transportation: State-wide Congestion Mitigation/Air Quality Project, State-wide TDM Certification Project, and Commute Alternatives Systems Handbook. He received an award for his work in developing the Electro-Wave trolley serving the SOBE area of Miami Beach.
Survivors include his mother, Sister Annetta Jane Sappenfield of New York, New York; aunt, Sue Sappenfield of Palmyra; uncle, Lynn and aunt Gayle Owen; step-mother, Sue Sappenfield, all of New Albany, and many uncles, aunts, cousins, and friends.
Services will be held Saturday, July 25 at St. Paul's Parrish House and will continue Sunday, July 26 at Captain's Quarters Restaurant in Louisville. Care Cremation and Funeral Service of Lexington, Kentucky is in charge of arrangements.
The family requests expressions of sympathy be made to the David Owen Sappenfield Memorial Fund at UK HealthCare for the new UK HealthCare Emergency and Trauma Center, under construction. Contributions may be sent in his name to UK HealthCare Development, 138 Leader Ave., Lexington, KY 40506-9983.
EDNA MAE BRAUN HILL, Charlestown, died April 19 in Houston, Texas.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Alvin; parents, Kati Braun Prall and Harry Braun; step-father, Clarence Prall; sisters, Louise Stamper and Dorothy Coots and brother, Ervin L. Braun.
Survivors include daughter, Barbara; son, Bob; son-in-law, Walter; daughter-in-law, Jody; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Services were held Saturday, July 11 at Charlestown Cemetery. Grayson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
MILDRED L. BUCHANAN, 84, Salem, died Wednesday, July 8 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
She was a former employee of Smith Cabinet Company and a member of Westside Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Mitchell “Buck” Buchanan; three sons, James and David Stewart and Michael Buchanan; two brothers, Harold and Melvin Sutton; three sisters, Gladys Brewer, Hazel Williams and Myrtle Miller and her parents.
Survivors include a son, Steven Buchanan of Salem; daughter, Carolyn Brown of Jeffersonville; brother, Russell Sutton of Salem; two sisters, Ruth Fulton of New Albany and Burnis Groves of Missouri; 11 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.
Services were held Saturday, July 11 at Weathers Funeral Home with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery.
CAROLYN “SUE” BRUMLEY LONG, 64, Clarksville, died Wednesday, July 1 at Clark Memorial Hospital after a courageous battle with cancer.
She was a waitress at the Holiday Inn Lake View in Clarksville and a member of Cross Roads Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her father, Charles Brumley; grandson, Dylan Watkins and a nephew, Chris Ruddell.
Survivors include her husband, Jack Long; daughter, Leah Ann Watkins of Charlestown; brother, Ray Brumley of Corydon; two sisters, Barbara Zollman of Huntington, West Virginia and Nancy Ruddell of Clarksville; mother, Mary Brumley; one grandchild, step-children and step-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
Services were held Saturday, July 4 at the Market Street Chapel of Seabrook Dieckmann & Naville Funeral Home in New Albany.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to Animal Protection Association, P.O. Box 4276, Jeffersonville, IN 47130.
RUSSELL WHEELER COUCH, 92, Charlestown, died Friday, July 10 at his residence.
He was a retired Foreman for Essroc, Inc., a member of the Community Presbyterian Church, volunteered for the American Red Cross and was a veteran in the Army Air Corps during WWII.
Survivors include his wife of 66 years, Anita Farley Couch; son, Greg Couch of Charleston, South Carolina; daughter, Pam Ballard of Charlestown; three brothers, Robert Couch of Charlestown and William Couch and Claude “Bud” Couch, Jr. both of Sellersburg; sister, Kathryn Stephens of Russell Springs, Kentucky; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Services were held Monday, July 13 at Community Presbyterian Church in Charlestown with burial in Bethlehem Cemetery. Grayson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Community Presbyterian Church, 1370 Monroe St., Charlestown, IN 47111 or the Bethlehem Cemetery Association, c/o Dan Waterfill, 8509 Brock Rd., Charlestown, IN 47111.
HOUSTON BURNS, 82, Salem, died Friday, July 10 at Washington County Memorial Hospital.
He was a member of New Salem First Church of God, served in WWII as a Staff Sergeant in the U.S. Army, and grew up in Clay County, Kentucky before moving to Washington County. He was a retired carpenter with J&S Builders in New Albany, retiring in 1990.
He was preceded in death by a brother and two sisters.
Survivors include his wife, Ruby C. (Duncan) Burns; three daughters, Teresa Loughran and Kalen Carden both of Salem and Kim Doane of Pekin; seven sons, Tony, Larry, Jerry and Timmy Burns, Sr. all of Pekin and Michael, Kevin and Monte Burns all of Salem; 22 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Services were held Tuesday, July 14 at Dawalt Funeral Home with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery with full military honors.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 2201 West Sudbury Drive, Suite C, Bloomington, IN 47403.
JACK HAMMILL, 75, Charlestown, died Sunday, June 28, at Clark Memorial Hospital.
He was a native of Lincoln County, Ms.
Survivors include his sons, Timothy Hammill of Underwood, Michael Hammill of Henryville, John Hammill of Mansfield, Tx., and Brian Hammill of Orlando, Fl.; brothers, Bill Hammill of Lafayette, La., Jay Hammill of Wyoming; and Grady Hammill of Jeffersonville; sister, Peggy Matthews of Florence, MS., 15 grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held on Thursday, July 2, at 11 a.m. at Sodom Cemetery in Scott County. Grayson Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
EFFIE MAE DONAHUE, 91, Scottsburg, died Wednesday, July 8, at the University of Louisville Hospital.
The Blocher native was a retired real estate executive and owner of the old Family Real Estate in Scottsburg, a former employee of Morgan Foods and I. E. Dupont Company in Charlestown, former manager of the old United Home Furnishings in Scottsburg and former case worker at the Scott County Welfare Department serving in the capacity of director of the department from 1967 to 1969. She was a member of Scottsburg United Methodist Church and the World Outreach for Christ Churches, both in Scottsburg, where she belong to various church groups. She was past present of the Scottsburg Elementary and High School P.T.A. Former county Democrat Vice Chairman, a 50-year-plus member of the Ida Rebekah Lodge and Phi Beta Psi Sorority.
Survivors include a son, Pastor Jim Donahue of Scottsburg, a daughter, Betty Jo Lewis of Scottsburg, a sister, Loraine Smith of New Albany, 10 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted Friday, July 10, at Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg with burial in the Scottsburg Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made through the funeral home to the United Methodist Church of World Outreach for Christ Churches.
NEIL B. WATSON, 77, Scottsburg, died Thursday, July 9, at Hampton Oaks Health Campus in Scottsburg.
The LaPorte native was the former co-owner of Watson's Hardsware Store and a member of the First Baptist Church. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran of the Korean War, former member of the Scottsburg Jaycees, the Moose Family Center No. 2324, past President of the Moose Legion, a member of the Scottsburgh Lodge No. 572 F&AM, Scottish Rite Valley of Indinanapolis and the American Legion Post. 234.
Survivors include two daughters, Margie Stutsman and Candy Meyer, both of Scottsburg; a sister, Donna Sears of Scottsburg, eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
A graveside service was held Sunday, July 12, at Scottsburg Cemtery. Cremation was chosen and there was no visitation.
Arrangements were handled by Collins Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made through the funeral home to Reading is Fundamental (RIF).
HERBERT LEE “HERBIE” PARKS, 73, Scottsburg, died on Thursday, July 9, at Kindred Hospital in Louisville.
The Scott County native was a retired electrician for the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, a member of the Bear Creek Missionary Baptist Church in Tuscumbia, Al., Scottsburgh Lodge No. 572 F&AM, Charter Member of the Scottish Rite Valley of Huntsville, Al., and a member of the Zamara Shrine Temple in Birmingham, Al..
Survivors include his wife, Donna Parks, Mark Helton of Edingburgh, two daughters, Judy Helton of Union City, Tn., and Susie Parks of Hillsboro, Al., a sister, Betty Parks-Bridgewater of Scottsburg, a brother, Lawrence Parks of Scottsburg, five grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted Monday, July 13, at Collins Funeral Home with burial in Scottsburg Cemetery.
A mason Memorial service was also conducted at the funeral home.
ERIC G. BREEDLOVE, 54, Austin, died Thursday, July 9, at his home.
The Scottsburg native was a graduate of Crothersville High School.
Survivors include his father, Gordon Breedlove of Crothersville, a daughter, Ericha Wilson of Norman, a brother, Ryan Todd Breedlove of Crothersville, a sister, Cynthia Ann Breedlove of Cincinnati, Ohio, one grandchild.
Private services will be held at later date.
On-line condolences may be given at www.AdamsFuneralHomeOnline.com
ELEANOR J. POWERS, 74, Scottsburg, died Sunday, July 12, at Scott Memorial Hospital.
The Salem native is a retired from Meadoeview Health Care and Rehab and a member of First Southern Baptist Church in Scottsburg.
She is survived by two sons, Keith Powers of Bedford, Kenny Powers of Salem, a daughter, Sherri Johnson of Scottsburg, 7 grandchildren and 7 and great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted today (Wednesday) at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be after 8 a.m. today (Wednesday).
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