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January 25, 2007
Darla Wehner Curl
Darla Wehner Curl, 47, of Madison passed away Sunday, January
21, 2007 at her residence. She was born at Madison on October
23, 1959 the daughter of George and Shirley JoAnn Lindsay Wehner.
Survivors include daughter Lindsay of Madison; her parents;
sister Rita of Stanton, KY; several aunts, uncles, cousins and
She was preceded in death by her grandparents Raymond and Mildred
Lindsay, and George and Freda Wehner, two aunts and an uncle.
Ms. Curl was a 1978 graduate of Madison Consolidated High School.
She attended Palomar Community College in San Diego, California,
and received her electronics technician certificate. After returning
to Madison, she attended Indiana University Southeast, receiving
a Bachelor of Science degree as an occupational therapist. Ms.
Curl was a member and served as secretary for Phi Beta Epsilon,
graduating with honors. She worked at the Veterans Hospital
in Indianapolis from 1992-1996, and then at the Madison Area
Educational Special Services Unit for ten years. She was a member
of the North Madison Christian Church, but recently attended
First Baptist and Wirth Baptist churches.
Visitation will be on Friday, January 26 from 3-8:00 p.m. at
the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 27 at 11:00
a.m. at the Wirt Baptist Church, 4773 North 350 West in Madison
with Rev. Troy Hedges and Rev Louis Wright officiating. Burial
will be in the Springdale Cemetery, Madison.
Memorials may be given to the Lindsay Renee Curl Trust Fund,
Hospice of Kings Daughters Hospital or the Jefferson
County Humane Society.
Online condolences may be made at www.morgan-nay.com.
Loretta Young, 51, of Aurora, died Friday, January 19, 2007
at her home.
Services will be private. Arrangements by Ulrich-Filter-DeVries
Funeral Home, Dillsboro.
June Ann Voegele
June Ann Voegele, 47, of Madison formerly of
Batesville, died Saturday, January 20, 2007 in southern Ripley
Funeral services will be held today, Thursday, January 25 at
11:00 a.m. at the Meyers Funeral Home in Batesville. Burial
will be in the Rossburg Cemetery in New Point.
Jean R. Boyd
Jean R. Boyd, 85, of Milan passed away Wednesday,
January 24, 2007 at Ripley Crossing in Milan. She was born at
Bridgeport, Nebraska on February 4, 1921, the daughter of Charles
and Myrtle Belshe Rochel, both deceased. She married Robert
J. Boyd on June 23, 1945 and he preceded her in death on December
Survivors include sons Robert and wife Becky Boyd of Evans,
GA and John and wife Charlotte Boyd of Manassas, VA; daughter
Mrs. Jeff (Barbara) Thatcher of Greenfield; grandchildren Angie
Ross, Rob Boyd, Amy Darcy, Megan Juntgen, Travis Boyd and Caitlin
Boyd and six great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Boyd was a U.S. Navy veteran of WWII. She had been a schoolteacher
in Nebraska and was secretary to the Superintendent of Schools
at Milan for several years. Mrs. Boyd was a former member of
the Milan chapters of the New Harmony Club and the Eastern Star.
She belonged to the Milan United Methodist Church.
Visitation will be on Monday, January 29 from 5-7:00 p.m. at
the Laws-Carr-Moore Funeral Home in Milan. Funeral services
will be held on Tuesday, January 30 at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral
home with Pastor Stormy Scherer-Berry officiating. Burial will
be in the New Craven Cemetery in Milan with graveside military
services provided by the Milan Legion Post #235.
Memorials may be given to Alzheimers or Milan Rescue 30.
January 18, 2007
Dale E. Niebrugge
Dale E. Niebrugge, 55, of Aurora died Sunday,
January 14, 2007 at Dearborn County Hospital, Lawrenceburg.
He was born November 13, 1951 in Milan, the son of Charles and
Helen Westmeyer Niebrugge. He married Kathy Niebrugge and she
Survivors also include son Brian of Illinois; daughter Jeanna
Little of Ohio; mother Helen Westmeyer Niebrugge; brother Fred
of Dillsboro; sisters Janet Gilbert and Barbara Lade and six
He was preceded in death by father Charles Niebrugge.
Mr. Niebrugge was a truck driver. He was a member of the Sons
of the Legion and the Eagles of Aurora. Mr. Niebrugge loved
fishing and his boat.
Visitation is today, Thursday, January 18 from 5-8:00 p.m. at
the Ulrich-Filter-DeVries Funeral Home in Dillsboro. Funeral
services will be held at the funeral home on Friday, January
19 at 10:30 a.m. Burial will be in the Oakdale Cemetery, Dillsboro.
Memorials may be given to the family.
Ernest Charles Smith
Ernest Charles Smith, 82, of Osgood, passed away Monday, January
15, 2007 the Decatur County Memorial Hospital in Greensburg.
Visitation will be Friday, January 19 from 10-11:00 a.m. at
the Neals Funeral Home, 306 S. Walnut Street, Osgood.
Funeral services will immediately follow. Burial will be in
the Cravens Cemetery in Milan.
January 11, 2007
R. Stanley McClain
R. Stanley McClain, 82, of Ellenton, IL, formerly
of Osgood, passed away Tuesday, January 9, 2007 at the Manatee
Memorial Hospital, Bradenton, FL. He was born at Clarksburg,
IN the son of Charles and Delta Wagner McClain, both deceased.
He married Marjorie Jean Littell on March 29, 1947 and she survives.
Other survivors include son James of Madison, AL; daughters
Nancy Smith of Muncie and Karen Akers of Columbus; four grandchildren
and three great-grandchildren.
Mr. McClain was a U.S. Navy veteran of WWII who served in the
Pacific Theater. He was a past truck driver for Baylor of Milan
and Aikins & Gilmore Reynolds of Osgood. Mr. McClain had
also worked as a gas superintendent of Osgood. He served as
sheriff of Ripley County from 1970-1978 and as Deputy Sheriff
from 1966-1970. Mr. McClain worked as town manager of Osgood
from 1978-1992. He was a past member of the Osgood American
Legion, Napoleon VFW and the Osgood Masonic Lodge.
Visitation will be on Saturday, January 13 from 11:00 a.m. -
2:00 p.m. at Neals Funeral Home in Osgood. Funeral services
will immediately follow at the funeral home. Burial will be
in the Greendale Cemetery in Osgood with military graveside
services provided by the Osgood American Legion and the Napoleon
Memorials may be give to the Osgood First Baptist Church or
Agnes Huntington, 77, of the Hopewell community near Holton
passed away Monday, January 8, 2007 at the Margaret Mary Community
Hospital in Batesville. She was born at Floyd County, Kentucky
on January 26, 1929 the daughter of H.B. and Mary E. Hall. She
was married to Robert Huntington on September 21, 1947 and he
preceded her in death on May 7, 2006.
Survivors include three sons, Danny Huntington and his wife
Sharon Crane of Potomac, Maryland, Bruce Huntington and Nancy
of Butlerville, and Greg Huntington and Paula of Cedar Hill,
Texas; four daughters, Kathi Smith and her husband Ernest of
Thomaston, Georgia, Vickie Schneider and Richard of Sunman,
Elaine Hammel of Holton, and Rebecca Filiatreau and Danny of
Bardstown, Kentucky; 22 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by her parents, three brothers
and one sister.
Mrs. Huntington was a member of the Hopewell Baptist Church
where she was instrumental in starting the Christmas gifts for
Appalachian Children program.
Funeral services will be held today, Thursday, January 11 at
11:00 a.m. at the Hopewell Baptist church with Rev. David Shivers
officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Memorials may be given to the Hopewell Baptist Church building
fund in care of the funeral home.
Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles is in charge of
Jerry Dean Hendrix
Jerry Dean Hendrix, 64, of Versailles passed
away Monday, January 8, 2007 at the Columbus Regional Hospital.
He was born at Osgood on August 5, 1942 the son of Price J.
and Amy Huntington Thomas. He was married to Judy Kelly on December
24, 1997 and she survives.
Other survivors include his mother Mrs. Amy Thomas of Versailles,
one daughter Lisa Adkins of Versailles; stepchildren Christy
Comer and Jeremy Hatfield both of Nashville, Tennessee.
Mr. Hendrix was a 1960 graduate of Osgood High School and a
member of the Osgood United Methodist Church. He was a former
warehouse manager for Service Merchandise in Nashville and also
chief engineer for Knights Inn of Nashville.
Memorial services will be held Thursday, January 18 at 6:30
p.m. at the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles with
Rev. Garland Rudd officiating. Burial will be in the Cliff Hill
Cemetery in Versailles at the convenience of the family.
Memorials may be given to St. Judes in care of the funeral
Pauline Marjorie "Polly" Saltzgabber
Pauline Marjorie "Polly" Saltzgabber Cooper, 88, of
Hanover passed away Sunday, January 7, 2007.
Funeral services will be held today, Thursday, January 11 at
the Trinity United Methodist Church in Madison. Burial will
be in the Springdale Cemetery, Madison.
Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison is in charge of arrangements.
January 4, 2007
Mabel G. Sexton
Mabel G. Sexton, 86, of Versailles passed away
Wednesday, December 27, 2006 at the Manderley Health Care Center
in Osgood. She was born at New Marion on November 9, 1920 the
daughter of Rufus and Lillie Mae Brown Myers. She was married
to Noah Sexton on August 20, 1938 and he preceded her in death
on March 21, 1973.
She is survived by two sons, Noah Sexton and his wife Charlotte,
and John Sexton all of Versailles; one daughter Mary Martinez
of Las Vegas; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren;
brothers Charles Myers of Osgood, Russell Myers of Evansville,
and David Myers of Greenwood; sisters Nettie Grigsby of Versailles
and Rosie Burress of New Marion.
She was also preceded in death by her parents, daughter-in-law
Janet Sexton, son-in-law Joe Martinez, sisters Leah Swinney,
Betty Kieffer, and Mary Jo Lauber.
Mrs. Sexton was a member of the Shelby Christian Church and
the Versailles American Legion Auxiliary. She was also active
in senior centers in Versailles, North Vernon and Madison. She
was retired from Seagrams and had traveled extensively,
visiting 46 of the 50 states.
Funeral services were held Sunday December 31 at the Stratton-Karsteter
Funeral Home in Versailles with Minister Randy Thieman and Brother
Seth Adamson officiating. Burial was at the New Marion Cemetery.
Memorials may be given to the New Marion Cemetery.
Joe Lunsford, 65, of Osgood, passed away Sunday, December 31,
2006 at his residence. He was born January 29, 1941 near St.
Marys in Franklin County, the son of Charles and Ethel Weinheimer
Lunsford, both deceased. He married Lois Wuestefeld and she
He is also survived by sons Mark Lunsford and Carl and wife
Joni Lunsford all of Osgood; grandchildren Amber, Jamie and
Derek Lunsford; sisters Rita Gramman and Emilie Market both
of Brookville; Alice Springman of Indianapolis; Charlene Bravard,
Sister Ramona(Audrey) Lunsford and Elaine Amberger all of Batesville;
brothers Richard of New Alsace, Ralph of Brookville, William
of Napoleon; Arnold of Greencastle and Steve of St. Marys; and
his friend Nancy Pickett and family of Versailles.
Mr. Lunsford was a U.S. Army veteran serving from February,
1960 to January, 1966. He retired from driving for UPS in 1990
after 28 years of employment. Mr. Lunsford was a lifetime member
of American Legion Bernard Hurst Post #77 in Brookville.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, January 3 at the St. Marys
of the Rock Church in Batesville. Burial was at the St. Marys
of the Rock Cemetery with graveside military honors led by the
American Legion Bernard Hurst Post #77 of Brookville.
Memorials may be given to a college tuition fund for his grandchildren,
masses or given to the family for donations to their favorite
Cook Funeral Home in Brookville was in charge of arrangements.
Robert "Bob" McDowell
Robert "Bob" McDowell, 76, of Madison, passed away
on Wednesday, December 27, 2006.
Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison was in charge of
Charles Fred "Chuck" Holler, Jr.
Charles Fred "Chuck" Holler, Jr., 43, of Columbus,
OH, passed away Monday, January 1, 2007 in Columbus. He was
born July 26, 1963 in Batesville, the son of Charles, Sr. and
Ruby Sedam Hopping.
Survivors include father, Fred and wife Bev Holler of Holton;
mother Ruby and husband Charles Hopping of Milan; daughter Mariah
Holler of Florida; stepdaughter Shana Snyder; brothers Dan Holler
of Columbus, OH and Jonathan Holler of Holton; sisters Tina
Schuman of Sunman; Loretta Day of Moores Hill and Amanda Holler
He was preceded in death by an infant son Brandon.
Mr. Holler worked as a hardwood floor refinisher. He was an
avid motorcycle rider.
Visitation will be Saturday, January 6 from 11:00 a.m. - 1:30
p.m. at the Rullman Hunger Denney Funeral Home in Aurora. Funeral
services will be held on Saturday, January 6 at 1:30 p.m. at
the funeral home. Burial will be in the New Marion Baptist Cemetery.
Memorials may be given to the family for expenses.
Robert John Gall
Robert John Gall, 67, of Moores Hill, passed away Saturday,
December 30, 2006 at the Dearborn County Hospital in Lawrenceburg.
He was born June 28, 1939 in Cincinnati, OH, the son of Raymond
and Mildred Maley Gall, both deceased. He married Louise Homann
of Moores Hill and she survives.
Survivors also include sons Daniel Gall of Dillsboro and Michael
Gall of Milan; brother Raymond Gall, Jr. of Hudson, FL; grandson
Ryan Gall and granddaughters Megan and Julia Gall.
Mr. Gall was a senior accountant at Fermco-Fernald for 18 years.
He was the treasurer of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Dillsboro.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, January 3, 2007 at the
Trinity Lutheran Church in Dillsboro. Burial was in the St.
Johns Lutheran Cemetery in Farmers Retreat.
Memorials may be given to the St. Johns Lutheran Cemetery
Fund, Dillsboro Emergency Unit or Trinity Lutheran Church.
Ulrich Filter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Malcolm William Borgman
Malcolm William Borgman, 88, of Osgood, passed away Monday,
January 1, 2007 at Margaret Mary Community Hospital in Batesville.
He was born February 15, 1918 in Batesville, the son of Harris
and Bertha Busch Borgman, both deceased. He married Berdella
Schmidt on April 20, 1940 and she preceded him in death on May
He is survived by daughter Peggy Rennekamp and husband Vernon
of St. Mary; sons Kenneth and wife Rita, Thomas and wife Gloria
and Paul and wife Donna Borgman all of Osgood; Richard Borgman
of Taylor Mill, KY; and Steven Borgman of Cincinnati, OH; 15
grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren; brother Robert Borgman
of Osgood and sister Joan Wolfe of Marion.
He was preceded in death by six brothers and sisters.
Mr. Borgman was a retired truck driver and chauffeur for Hill-Rom
and a long-time farmer. He was a member of the Batesville Eagles
Funeral services will be held today Thursday, January 4, 2007
at 10:00 a.m. at the Meyers Funeral Home in Batesville. Burial
will be in the St. Louis Church Cemetery in Batesville.
Memorials may be given to the Osgood Kiwanis or to Manderley
Health Care Center.
Herbert Wayne Colson
Robert Wayne Colson, 79, of Greensburg, passed away on Sunday,
December 31, 2006.
Meyers Funeral Home in Batesville was in charge of arrangements.
Martha E. Hunteman
Martha E. Hunteman, 87, of Batesville, passed away on Saturday,
December 30, 2006.
Visitation is today, Thursday, January 4 from 9-11:00 a.m. at
the Weigel Funeral Home in Batesville. Funeral services will
follow at 11:30 a.m. at the St. Louis Church. Burial will be
in the church cemetery.
Mildred Ringwald Brawner
Mildred Ringwald Brawner, 92, of Madison, formerly of Canaan,
passed away on Saturday, December 30, 2006.
Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison was in charge of