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Obituaries - July 22, 2009 PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 22 July 2009 00:00

ALICE L. BISHOP, 79
LEONA M. (ANDRES) LAWSON, 84
MARY EVELYN RHOTEN, 74
RUTH ANN RILEY, 71
ALBERT ALLEN HOSTETLER, 67
JOHN BENJAMIN CIBULKA, JR., 54
ELEANOR J. POWERS, 74
MICHAEL LEON EBERLE, 63
JANICE ANN (SENG) HENDRICKS, 56
HERMAN R. BEHR, 91
ROGER A. SUMMERS, 78
RHONDA JANE BULLOCK, 31
IRENE MAY RIPPEY, 85
PALMER L. MORGAN, 68
WILLIAM JOSEPH GROHE, 72
DANA FAYE COMBS, 88
CHARLES G. "CHUCK" CRADY, 80
DELORIS C. BUNCH, 69
JOSHUA CLAYTON ROBERTS, 26
CONLEY B. NAPIER, 70
DAVID ALLEN STEWART, 60
DOROTHY L. BAKER, 89
 


    ?ALICE L. BISHOP, 79, Clarksville, died Wednesday, July 15 at Westminister Healthcare Center.
    She was a homemaker who enjoyed making rugs, ceramics, sewing and bingo.
    Survivors include two daughters, Debbie Meredith and Linda Olinick both of Charlestown; two sons, Elmore Pierce, Jr. of Louisville and John Pierce, Jr. of Indianapolis; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Saturday, July 18 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Sellersburg Cemetery.
    Expressions of sympathy may go to Make-a-Wish Foundation.
    LEONA M. (ANDRES) LAWSON, 84, New Albany, died Tuesday, July 14 at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
    She worked at the old H.A. Seinshiemers Co. in New Albany and was a member of St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Church.
    She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Lawson; son, Leonard Lawson and grandson, Mark Dodge.
    Survivors include a daughter, Linda S. Terwillegar Toney of Corydon; three brothers, Melford and Elmer Andres both of Louisville and Norbert Andres of Floyds Knobs; five sisters, Ann Andres of New Albany, Judy Bowe of Georgetown and Alberta Bertrand, Rita Nolot and Mildred Niehoff all of Floyds Knobs.
    Services were held Saturday, July 18 at St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Church with burial in the church cemetary. Kraft Funeral Service was in charge of arrangements.
    MARY EVELYN RHOTEN, 74, Henryville, died Wednesday, July 15 at The Waters of Scottsburg.
    She was a member of Henryville United Methodist Church and a former waitress.
    Survivors include five daughters, Brenda, Linda and Dianne Hurst all of Jeffersonville and Teresa Guthrie and Lisa Hollis both of Henryville; two brothers, Sam and Charles Staton; ten grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Thursday, July 16 at the Henryville United Methodist Church with burial in Mt. Zion Cemetery. R.D. Pyke Funeral Service was in charge of arrangements.
    RUTH ANN RILEY, 71, Borden, died Friday, July 10 at her residence.
    She was a caretaker with Care Giver Home Health Care.
    Survivors include three brothers, Charles, Chester and Rickey Applegate and two sisters, Dorothy Hurst and Wanda Applegate.
    Services were held Friday, July 17 at Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home in Borden with burial in Olive Branch Cemetery.
    ALBERT ALLEN HOSTETLER, 67, Marysville, died Monday, July 13 at St. Catherine Regional Hospital in Charlestown.
    He was a retired machine operator for Navistar, member of the old New Washington Optimist Club and the United Auto Works, and served in the Army during the Vietnam War.
    Survivors include his wife, the former Linda Callis; two sons, Roger A. and Glenn R. Hostetler both of Marysville; two brothers, Elmer Hostetler of Pekin and Darrell Hostetler of Alpharetta, Georgia; sister, Crystal Dick of Pekin; five grandchildren, two nieces and three nephews.
    Services were held Thursday, July 16 at Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery.
    JOHN BENJAMIN CIBULKA, JR., 54, Georgetown, died Sunday, July 12 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
    He was an independent contractor and an avid motorcyclist who enjoyed classic automobiles.
    Survivors include his wife of 33 years, Kimberly (DuChane) Cibulka; daughter, Robin Marie Osborne of Jeffersonville; sister, Laura Heidorn of Glen Ellyn, Illinois; two brothers, Mark and Bruce Cibulka both of Glen Ellyn, Illinois; numerous nieces and nephews, in-laws and good friends.
    Services were held Thursday, July 16 at Generations Funeral Home.
    The family requests donations in John's memory be made to the American Diabetes Association.
    ELEANOR J. POWERS, 74, Scottsburg, died Sunday, July 12 at Scott Memorial Hospital.
    She was a retired employee of Meadowview Health Care and Rehab and a member of First Southern Baptist Church in Scottsburg.
    She was preceded in death by two brothers, Kenneth E. and Denny Trueblood; sister, Maxine Trueblood and her parents.
    Survivors include two sons, Keith E. Powers of Bedford and Kenny R. Powers of Salem; daughter, Sherri Johnson of Scottsburg; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Wednesday, July 15 at Weathers Funeral Home with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery.
    MICHAEL LEON EBERLE, 63, Floyds Knobs, died on Thursday, July 9 at his home.
    He was an employee of Absolute Networking Systems in Louisville. He served as President and Chairman of the Board for the Harvest Homecoming Festival, being a member since 1987. He helped form the old Hoosier Four Wheelers Club and served as President. He was an avid four-wheeler, traveling to Colorado many times to Jeep in the mountains.
    He was preceded in death by his parents.
    Survivors include his wife of 42 years, Carol Zahn Eberle; daughter, Dana Eberle-Dethy of Floyds Knobs; son, Douglas Eberle of Floyds Knobs; sister, Rachel Ambrose of Palos Verdes Estates, California; three brothers, Joseph Eberle of Lanesville, Martin of Starlight and Jerome of Greenville; mother-in-law, M. Ruth Brubeck of Georgetown; brother-in-law, Barrett L. Zahn of Merida, Mexico and four grandchildren.
    Services were held Monday, July 13 at St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Church in Floyds Knobs. Generations Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
    The family requests donations be made to Hosparus – Hospice of Southern Indiana.
    JANICE ANN (SENG) HENDRICKS, 56, New Albany, died at her residence.
    She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in New Albany, was a former employee of Big O Tires and an avid NASCAR fan.
    She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Hendricks.
    Survivors include two daughters, Heather Williams and Heidy Wynn both of New Albany; son, Corey Riall of Floyds Knobs; mother, Dorotha L. Seng of New Albany; sister, Joan Marie Banet of Floyds Knobs; former husband, Randall Riall of Floyds Knobs, and five grandchildren.
    Services were held Wednesday, July 8 at Holy Family Catholic Church with burial in Hillcrest Cemetery in Floyds Knobs. Generations Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
    HERMAN R. BEHR, 91, died Monday, July 13 at Indian Creek Health and Rehabilitation Center in Corydon.
    He was an assessor for Farmers Home Administration, a member of Grace Tabernacle in Laconia and an Army Veteran of the WWII era.
    Survivors include three sons, Merle and Larry Behr both of Elizabeth and Wayne Behr of Mauckport; daughter, Judith Archibald of Salisbury, North Carolina; sister, Dorothy Duggins of New Albany; 14 grandchildren and 36 great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Thursday, July 16 at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home with burial in Rehoboth Cemetery in Laconia.
    The family suggests memorial gifts be made either to Gideons International or to the Alzheimers Association.
    ROGER A. SUMMERS, 78, New Salisbury, died Tuesday, July 14 after a courageous battle with many illnesses.
    He was retired from Naval Ordnance in Louisville, an Air Force veteran of the Korean War and a member of VFW Post #2950 in Corydon.
    He was preceded in death by a brother, Burnie Eugene Summers and his parents.
    Survivors include his wife, the former Patricia A. Stanley; daughter, Debra Euler; three sons, Duane Summers, James Pierce and Bobby Pierce; brother, Hubert Thomas Summers; sister, Marsha Wagner; sister-in-law, Delorese Summers; seven grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
    Cremation was chosen. Services were held Friday, July 17 at Swarens Funeral Home in Ramsey.
    RHONDA JANE BULLOCK, 31, Charlestown, died Wednesday, July 15 at University of Louisville Hospital.
    She worked in the Clark County Detention Center as a Correction Officer.
    Survivors include her parents, JD & Melinda of Memphis; two sons, Jacob D. Miller of Memphis and Thomas R. Latham of Charlestown; brother, Eric Bullock of Salem; sister, Bobbie Jackson of Otisco; grandparents, Treva & Gilbert Schoenfelder of Brownstown and Dolly Bullock of Georgetown and companion, Dutch Latham.
    Graveside services were held Friday, July 17 at Ebeneezer Cemetery in Memphis.
    IRENE MAY RIPPEY, 85, Salem, died Saturday, July 18 at her home.
    She was a former employee of the old Morris 5 and Dime and the State Bank of Salem. She was a member of Kansas Church of Christ, Farm Bureau and Community Club #20. She was a graduate of Salem High School, class of 1942.
    She was preceded in death by her husband, Lewis Franklin Rippey in 1990; grandson, Jeremy Rippey and a great-granddaughter, Dharma Jean Rippey.
    Survivors include a son, Robert Eugene Rippey of Salem; three daughters, Linda Carol Hauger, Mary Jane Hamilton and Barbara Ann Mullins all of Salem and five grandchildren.
    Services were held Tuesday, July 21 at Kansas Church of Christ with burial in Kansas Cemetery. Weathers Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
    PALMER L. MORGAN, 68, Clarksville, died Saturday, July 18 at Jewish Hospital in Louisville.
    He was a banker and worked for Liberty National Bank, Bank One and retired from Chase. He was the former basketball athletic manager at Milltown High School, devoted IU basketball fan and #1 Bobby Knight fan. He was an honorary Kentucky Colonel, Lionel train buff and collector, member of the Milltown Lodge #661 F&A.M. And Graceland Baptist Church in New Albany.
    He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Joyce Ann Morgan.
    Survivors include his wife of 15 years, Shirley (Heitzman) Morgan; three daughters, Ida Christine Asher-Norris of Salem, Mary Denise Seewer of Floyds Knobs and Jeannette Kay Kirk of Clarksville; three step-children, Richard Lee Ensminger of Mystic, Connecticut, Trey Ensminger III of Louisville and Angela Ensminger of Clarksville; two brothers, George Morgan of Palmyra and Mick Morgan of Vine Grove, Kentucky; 11 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Wednesday, July 22 in the Kraft Funeral Chapel with burial in Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park in New Albany.
    WILLIAM JOSEPH GROHE, 72, Henryville, died Wednesday, July 15 at his residence.
    He was the owner of B&B Sales and served in the U.S. Army in the Vietnam War.
    Survivors include a sister, Lois Jansing of Henryville and a brother, Joseph L. Grohe of Washington state.
    Services were held Monday, July 20 at Mt. Lebanon Presbyterian Church in Henryville with interment at Mt. Lebanon Union Cemetery. R.D. Pyke Funeral Service was in charge of arrangements.
    The family requests donations be made to Mt. Lebanon Presbyterian Church.
    DANA FAYE COMBS, 88, Charlestown, died Friday, July 17 at her home.
    She was a former cafeteria worker at the old North Clark Community Hospital and at Charlestown High School, and worked in the bag room at the Indiana Ammunition Plant. She was a member of the Old Regular Baptist Church and the Eastern Star Lodge #597.
    She was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer Combs; sister, Dixie Dallas and grandchildren, Paige Moakler, Michael B. Combs and Michael T. Snider.
    Survivors include two sons, Gaylord Combs of Scottsville, Kentucky and Roger Combs of Marysville; three daughters, Lynetta Snider, LaVonda Sullivan and Lisa Raisor all of Charlestown; three brothers, Sol Frazier of Pekin, Murl Frazier of Charlestown and Odell Frazier of New Johnsonville, Tennessee; sister, Bobbie Jean Hawkins of Charlestown; ten grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Tuesday, July 21 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Charlestown Cemetery.
    CHARLES G. “CHUCK” CRADY, 80, Jeffersonville, died Sunday, July 19 at his home.
    He was a WWII Army veteran and a member of the Hobart VFW Post #1693 and Graceland Baptist Church in New Albany. He enjoyed playing Euchre with his family and friends, loved camping, enjoyed deer hunting and was an awesome cook.
    Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Joan (Thompson) Crady; three children, Robby Crady of Elizabeth, Kathy Roydes of Clarksville and Ronnie Crady of Jeffersonville; two sisters, Mildred Hughes of Fort Lauderdale, Florida and Jeanette Smith of Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin; brother, Don Crady of New Albany; five grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren, and several step-grandchildren, great-grandchildren and a step-great-great-granddaughter.
    Services were held Wednesday, July 22 at Generations Funeral Home with burial in Abundant Life Cemetery in New Albany.
    Expressions of sympathy may be made to Hosparus – Hospice of Southern Indiana.
    DELORIS C. BUNCH, 69, Scottsburg, died Wednesday, July 15, at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.
    The Cincinnati, Ohio native was a retired property manager and bookkeeper for Arbuckle Rental Properties in Scottsburg.
    Survivors include her husband, Robert D. Bunch of Scottsburg, two sons, Mike and Duane Duff, both of Scottsburg; four daughters, Beverly Noble and Deborah Hall, both of Scottsburg, JoAnn McCulloch of Lexington and Connie Sue Basham of Commiskey, 11 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
    Funeral services were conducted Saturday, July 18, at Collins Funeral Home with a private burial in the Scott Cemetery.
    JOSHUA CLAYTON ROBERTS, 26, Dupont, died Thursday, July 16, at King's Daughters Hospital in Madison.
    The Mesquite, Tx., native was an employee of Sandstone in Madison and member of the Bethel Baptist Church in Leota. He also attended Faith Covenant Church in Madison. And Ghent Baptist Church in Ghent, Ky.
    Survivors include his mother and stepfather, Eva and Ralph H. Robbins, III, of Ghent, Ky., a brother, Randall Craig Roberts of Lexington, step-sisters, Brandi Thomas and Kristy Brummett, both of Four Mile, Ky., grandparents, Charlotte Roberts of Lexington, Greogre and Jeanne Holwager of Commiskey.
    Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, at Collins Funeral Home with burial in Bethel Cemetery in Leota.
    CONLEY B. NAPIER, 70, Evansville, formerly of Scottsburg, died Sunday, July 19, at Good Samaritan House in Evansville.
    The Perry County, Ky., native is a retired contractor for various construction companies a U.S. Army veteran and a member of the Masonic Lodge and Shriners.
    Survivors include his wife, Patricia E. Napier of Evansville, three brothers, Bill Napier of Memphis, Tn., Charles Napier of Scottsburg, Jack Napier of Austin, six sisters, Norma England of Seymour, Mary Manley of Sarasota, Fl., Betty Bard of Scottsburgk Linda Sweany of Seymour, Joan Soloe of Lexington and Maxine St.Clair of Scottsburg.
    Funeral service will be Friday, July 24, at Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg at 12 noon. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 12 noon on Friday, July 24. Cremation will follow services.
    DAVID ALLEN STEWART, 60, Scottsburg, died Saturday, July 28, in Scott Memorial Hosptial in Scottsburg.
    The Wisconsin Rapids, Wi., native was a former deputy sheriff for the Scott County Sheriff's Department in Scottsburg, He was also a former police officer for the Cartersville Police Department in Cartersville.
    Survivors include a son, David Allen Stewart of Sewanee, Tn., a daughter, Tammy Louise Stewart of Kentucky, Susan L. Lewis of Trafalgar; sisters, Rhonda Knoll of Wisconsin Rapids, Wi., Brenda Ingstrand, Wisconsin Rapids, Wi, Lori Ward, Wisconsin Rapids, Wi., Lisa Devers, Wisconsin Rapids, Wi.,several grandchildren.
    Direct cremation with services at later date. No visitation, arrangements by Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg.
    DOROTHY L. BAKER, 89, Scottsburg, formerly of Sellersburg, died Monday, July 20, at her residence.
    The Scott County native was a homemaker and also co-owner of the old A&W Restaurant in Sellersburg, and a former employee of the old Indiana Ammunition Plant. Survivors include a sister, Lillie Daniel of Scottsburg, several nieces and nephews. Cremation with no visitation or funeral. Private graveside service will be held at a later date at Scottsburg Cemetery.
    Memorial contributions may be made to the Crusade for Children in care of Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg.
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