Paul L. Rogers, 76, of Osgood, passed away Thursday, May 21,
2009. Cremation will occur with private family services to
follow at Corbin, Kentucky. www.nealsfuneralhome.net. Neals
Funeral Home in Osgood is in charge of ar-rangements.
Clinton Todd Gentry
Clinton Todd Gentry, 38, of Dillsboro, passed away Tuesday,
May 19, 2009. Funeral services were held Saturday, May 23,
at Filter-DeVries Funeral Home in Dillsboro. Memorials may
be given to the family for expenses. Filter-DeVries Funeral
Home in Dillsboro was in charge of arrangements.
Margaret Orman, 67, of Rising Sun, formerly of Versailles
passed away Thursday, May 14, 2009 at the Christ Hospital
in Cincinnati. She was born at Lafayette on March 7, 1942
the daughter of Charles and Beulah McIntire Ruch. She was
married to Ray Orman on June 20, 1962 and he preceded her
in death on July 4, 2004.
Survivors include two daughters, Charlotte Hensley and her
husband Jody of Rising Sun and Greta Glotzbach and her husband
Kelly of Mitchell; six grandchildren and one great-grandson;
one brother Chuck (Trudy) Ruch of Peoria, Illinois; two sisters
Nancy Lakin and Sue (Jerry) Ray both of Bedford.
Mrs. Orman was a 1960 graduate of Shawswick High School in
Lawrence County and received her BA degree from Purdue University.
She had done sub-teaching at Jac-Cen-Del and South Ripley.
In 1981 she became a loan specialist and supervisor for the
FHA, retiring in 2003. She was a member of the Indiana Shorthorn
Association and Shorthorn Lassies, and was a long time leader
with the Hassmer Hilltoppers 4-H club.
Funeral services were held Monday, May 18 at 1 p.m. at the
Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles. Bobby Ruch
officiated. Burial was in the Shelby Cemetery near Versailles.
Memorials may be given to the Indiana 4-H Foundation or the
American Cancer Society in care of the funeral home.
Anna Marie Peters
Anna Marie Peters, 87, of Dillsboro, formerly of Aurora, passed
away Wednesday, May 13, 2009 at the Waters of Dillsboro. She
was born in Kyle on June 5, 1922, the daughter of Henry Molter
and Mathilda Lang Molter. In September of 1952 she married
Almond C. Peters, who preceded her in death on September 4,
Survivors include two nephews; Gary Molter and Keenan Molter;
one niece, Renee Molter; and a very close personal friend
and helper, Mary Patterson. Besides her husband, she was preceded
in death by four brothers and one sister.
Mrs. Peters was a beautician and owned the Clip & Curl
in Aurora for 40 years. She was a member of First Presbyterian
Church in Aurora for many years, and in 1990, when she moved
to Dillsboro, she became a member of Hopewell Presbyterian
Church. She was a member of the Hillforest Society, and was
very active in 50+ Club in Dillsboro. In 1974 she was named
"Woman of the Year" for Area 12 of Dearborn County.
She was also president of the local chapter of AARON.
Funeral services were held Monday, May 18, at Filter-DeVries
Funeral Home in Dillsboro. Burial was in the Riverview Cemetery,
Aurora. Memorials may be directed to the 50+ Club in Dillsboro
or to the First Presbyterian Church in Aurora.
Alvin (Al) Fletcher
Alvin (Al) Fletcher, 71, of Milan, passed away, Wednesday,
May 13, 2009, at Margaret Mary Community Hospital in Batesville.
He was born July 26, 1937 in Milan, the son of Floyd R. and
Stella (Simpson) Fletcher. He married Sandra Jean (Struckman)
Fletcher and she survives.
Other survivors include one son, Brandon Fletcher of Milan;
daughters: Liane (Jim) Simmons of Lehigh Acres, FL, and Amy
(John) Gibbs of Sunman; brother, Ronnie Fletcher of Key West,
FL; sisters: Ruby Firth and Jeannie Kennedy, both of Versailles,
and Shirley Turner of Milan; and four grandchildren: Jason,
Amber and Ashley Schmidt and Molly Simmons. He was preceded
in death by one daughter Jennifer Fletcher, in 1968.
Mr. Fletcher retired from Seagrams and was a farmer.
He attended Hope Baptist Church and belonged to the local
union at Seagrams. He also belonged to the Carpenters
Union years ago. He was an avid farmer and fisherman.
Funeral services were held Monday, May 18, at Hope Baptist
Church. Tom Holt officiated. Memorials may be given to donors
choice. Laws-Carr-Moore Funeral Home in Milan was in charge
Olive Marie Perkins
Olive Marie Perkins, 82, of Butlerville, passed away Friday,
May 15, 2009. Funeral services will be Wednesday, May 20 at
Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home at 11 a.m. Visitation
is being held today, Tuesday, from 4-8 p.m. at the funeral
home and one hour prior to services on Wednesday. Burial will
be in the Vernon Cemetery. Memorials may be given to donors
choice through the funeral home. Dove-Sharp & Rudicel
Funeral Home in North Vernon is in charge of arrangements.
Mildred Elizabeth Kops
Mildred Elizabeth Kops, 87, of Batesville, passed away Friday,
May 15, 2009. Funeral services are being held today, Tuesday,
at St. Paul Lutheran Church Crossroads at Batesville, at 10
a.m. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Memorials may
be given to the St. Paul Lutheran Church. Meyers Funeral Home
in Batesville is in charge of arrangements.
Larry L. McIntosh, 64, of Moores Hill, passed away on Wednesday,
May 6, 2009 at home. He was born June 6, 1944, in Batesville,
the son of Archie and Mary (Powell) McIntosh. He married Paula
Meyer McIntosh on July 31, 1987 and she survives.
Other survivors include sons: Jerry McIntosh of New Albany,
Richard McIntosh of Osgood, and Daniel McIntosh of Milan;
daughters: Sharon Cooey and Leanne Holt, both of Westfield;
father, Archie and stepmother Aileen McIntosh of Versailles;
brother: Mike McIntosh of Greensburg; and sisters: Linda Schmidt
of Moores Hill and Patty Barnes of Greensburg.
Mr. McIntosh was a member of Moores Hill United Methodist
Church, Sons of American Legion, and a past member of Moores
Hill Fire and EMS. He was a former employee of Aurora Casket
Funeral services were held Sunday, May 10 at Moores Hill United
Methodist Church with Rev. Damon Soper and Rev. Carl Martin
officiating. Memorials may be given to Dearborn County Yes
Home, Walter and Anna Sibbett Scholarship Fund, Dearborn County
Hospice. Sibbett-Moore Funeral Home in Moores Hill was in
charge of arrangements.
Mark A. Rullman
Mark A. Rullman, 56, of Versailles, passed away Sunday, May
10, 2009 at his home. He was born at Milan on July 10, 1952,
the son of Lloyd and Dana Faye Miller Rullman. He was married
to Amy Rodgers on May 17, 2003 and she survives.
Other survivors include his mother, Dana Faye Rullman of Dillsboro;
one son: Matthew Rullman of Aurora; two daughters: Sara Rullman
of Versailles and Whitney Rodgers of Versailles; two sisters:
Shauna Hamilton of Moores Hill and Sheila Creek of Dillsboro;
and an aunt Dorothy Ann Rullman. He was preceded in death
by his father, his son Jeremy, and his brother Edward.
Mr. Rullman was a 1970 graduate of Dillsboro High School and
was employed with Baird Auto Transport as a car hauler. He
was a member of the Hope Baptist Church at Dillsboro, the
Hopewell Masonic Lodge at Dillsboro, and the Milan Sons of
the American Legion.
Funeral services will be held Friday, at 11 a.m. at the Hope
Baptist Church at Dillsboro with Rev. Tom Holt officiating.
Burial will be in the Cliff Hill Cemetery at Versailles. Visitation
will be Thursday from 5-8 p.m. at the church. Memorials may
be given to the donors choice in care of the Stratton-Karsteter
Funeral Home in Versailles.
Edwin Bennett, 77, formerly of Milan and Aurora, passed away
Monday, May 11, 2009 at Fort Myers, Florida. Services are
pending at Laws-Carr-Moore Funeral Home in Milan.
Lucille E. Freyer
Lucille E. Freyer, 88, of Sunman, passed away Friday, May
8, 2009. Funeral services were held Monday, May 11 at St.
Johns United Church of Christ-Penntown. Burial was in
St. Johns Cemetery in Penntown. Memorials may be given
to Hospice of MMCH-Batesville or to St. Johns UCC-Penntown.
Albert E. Wise, 82, of Dillsboro, passed away Saturday, May
2, 2009 at Margaret Mary Community Hospital in Batesville.
He was born December 27, 1926 at Middletown, Ohio, the son
of William Edward and Edna K. Mueller Wise. He married Willie
Mae Maney on March 8, 1950 in the St. Paul Methodist Church
in Sunman and she survives.
Other survivors include daughter Susan Kaye (Clarence H.)
Stogner of Cincinnati, Ohio; sons, John William (Jane R.)
Wise of Milan and Thomas Edward (Barbara L.) Wise of Dayton,
Ohio; grandchildren: John Albert Wise, Melinda Rose Wise,
William Edward Stogner, Edward Thomas Stogner, Elizabeth Mae
Stogner, Elizabeth Whitney Wise and Martha Louise Wise; and
brother, Charles Wise of Mason, Ohio. He was preceded in death
by his parents, sister- Sarah Richter, and brother- Paul Wise.
Mr. Wise served in the US Air Force during WWII and helped
develop and install the Radar Network of the United States.
He loved farming and retired from Seagrams. He was a member
of the St. Paul United Methodist Church in Sunman and enjoyed
working with the Antique Machinery Clubs and Antique Machinery
Funeral services will be held Thursday, May 7 at 10:30 a.m.
at St. Paul United Methodist Church in Sunman with Rev. Charles
Wm. McKinley, Rev. Thomas Edward Wise and Rev. Duane A. Loos
officiating. Burial will be in the St. Paul Cemetery in Sunman
with military honors by Kenneth L. Diver Post #337 American
Legion, Sunman. Visitation will be held Wednesday, May 6 from
4-8 p.m. at Cook Funeral Home in Sunman and from 9:30 until
time of services at the church on Thursday.
Memorials may be given to the St. Paul United Methodist Church
or to the Kenneth L. Diver American Legion Post-Sunman. Cook
Funeral Home in Sunman is in charge of arrangements.
Ida Louise (Miller) Boerstler
Ida Louise (Miller) Boerstler, 96, of Batesville, passed away
Saturday, May 2, 2009. Funeral services are being held today,
Tuesday, at 11 a.m. with visitation starting at 9:30 a.m.,
all at St. Mark Lutheran Church in Batesville. Memorials may
be given to the church or Margaret Mary Hospice in care of
Meyers Funeral Home in Batesville who is in charge of arrangements.
Betty K. Hopkins
Betty K. Hopkins, 83 of Port Charlotte, Florida, formerly
of Versailles, passed away January 15, 2009 at the Peach River
Regional Hospital in Port Charlotte. She was married to Dr.
Lester Hopkins in 1959 and he preceded her in death on November
Survivors include one sister, Mrs. Ann Miller of Osgood; one
niece, Sherron Miller Bultman of Port Charlotte; two great-nephews,
Curtis Schmidt of Prospect, Kentucky and Dennis Bultman of
Madison; one great-niece, Tracey Holmes of Lawrenceburg; three
great-great nephews, Daniel and Phillip Schmidt and Taylor
Holmes; one great-great niece Allie Holmes. She was preceded
in death by her parents and her niece Bonita Miller Schmidt.
Mrs. Hopkins was a retired bookkeeper having worked with her
husband at their medical practice in Versailles. She had also
been a medical bookkeeper in Florida along with former employment
with the US government, Wright-Patterson AFB, and the Nestle
Plant in Osgood.
Funeral services were held at the convenience of the family
with burial in the Cliff Hill Cemetery in Versailles. The
Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home of Versailles was in charge