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Phyllis Ann Heath Taylor
Phyllis Ann Taylor, 73, of Canaan, passed away Monday, October
26, 2009 at her home. She was born October 18, 1936 in Jefferson
County, the daughter of Orville Howard and Cornelia Joyce Heath.
She married M. Edward Taylor on March 16, 1958 and he survives.
She had two children, David E. Taylor and Jenny (Steve) Gray;
grandchildren: Cody Taylor, Evan, Megan and Ryan Gray, Laken,
Brooke and Alex Taylor; sister of Mary Ward Benham of Madison,
Marjorie Underwood of Versailles, and the late Jessie Oresik
and Graham Heath.
Mrs. Taylor graduated from Central High School and was employed
at the Lord's Dress Shop, the North Madison State Bank and Madison
First Federal. She was honored to be selected "Miss Madison"
for the Regatta in 1954. She was an active member at Indian-Kentuck
Baptist Church, where she served many years as leader of the
Baptist Youth Fellowship and a member of the social committee.
She was also a member of the Madison Chapter Order of Eastern
Star No. 530.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 31, at 11 a.m.,
by Pastor Ed Roberts at the Indian-Kentuck Baptist Church, near
Canaan with burial following in the Canaan Cemetery. Visitation
will be held Friday, from 3-8 p.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral
Centre in Madison, and Saturday from 10 a.m. until time of services
at the church. Memorials may be given to Indian-Kentuck Baptist
Church, Jefferson County Animal Shelter or Canaan Masonic Lodge
No. 581 F. & A.M. Cards are available at the funeral home.
Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison is in charge of arrangements.
Charles Willard Steuver
Charles Willard Steuver, 94, of Dillsboro, passed away Monday,
October 26, 2009, at the Waters of Dillsboro, Ross Manor. He
was born Sept. 6, 1915 in Dillsboro, the son of Edward F. Steuver
and Clara E. Neaman Steuver.
Survivors include several nephews and nieces, among them John
and Marlene Steuver. He was preceded in death by three brothers,
William Leonard, Hubert, and John Steuver; three sisters, Marie
and Hilda Steuver, and Melba Jordan.
Mr. Steuver graduated from Dillsboro High School in 1933. He
served in the US Army from 1942 to 1946, serving in the Philippines
and New Guinea. He was the recipient of the Bronze Star four
times. He was employed at Texas Gas Transmission Corp for several
years. Charles was a member of Hopewell Presbyterian Church
and Northcut-Laaker American Legion Post #292 in Dillsboro.
Funeral services are being held today, Thursday, at 11 a.m.
at Filter-DeVries Funeral Home in Dillsboro. Full military rites
conducted by Post 292 with burial to follow at Oakdale Cemetery
in Dillsboro. Memorials may be made to Post 292 Winter Coat
Christmas Program. Filter-DeVries Funeral Home in Dillsboro
is in charge of arrangements.
Mary Juanita McKinney Blair
Mary Juanita McKinney Blair, 69, of Canaan, passed away Monday,
October 26, 2009 at Kings Daughters Hospital in
Madison. She was born June 23, 1940 in Carroll County, Kentucky,
the daughter of Jess McKinney and Cora Purnell McKinney. She
married William Robert Blair, Sr., on June 3, 1960 and he preceded
her in death on April 22, 1991.
Survivors include three sons: William Robert "Bill"
(Janeen) Blair, Jr. of Madison, Kevin Ray (Sarah Beth) Blair
of Holton, Dwayne Allen (Susan) Blair of Madison; one daughter,
Cynthia Kay "Cindy" Geisler and companion Kevin Thomas
Beach of Canaan; grandchildren: Kristina Rena` Blair, Amanda
Karyn Blair, Juanita Danielle Blair, Lily Anne Blair, Thomas
Ray Blair; great granddaughter: Karmyn Jade Blair; two sisters:
Frances Ellen Carter and Stella Ann Bell, both of Madison; and
several nieces, nephews and other relatives. She was preceded
in death by her parents, husband, and brother Jesse William
Mrs. Blair was employed for several years at Kurt Kash Plastics.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 31 at 4 p.m.
at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison with Rev. Randy
Crutchfield officiating. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial
Gardens near Madison. Visitation will be on Saturday from 1
p.m. until time of services at the funeral home.
Memorials may be given to Mary J. Blair Memorial Fund. Contribution
cards are available at the funeral home. Morgan & Nay Funeral
Centre in Madison is in charge of arrangements
Wayne Horn, 62, of Napoleon, passed away Monday, October 26,
2009, at the Clark Memorial Hospital in Clarksville. He was
born at Osgood on March 21, 1947, the son of Beverly and Amanda
Sparks Horn. He was married to Joyce Patrick on April 16, 1965,
and she survives.
Other survivors include three sons, Jeff (Tanya) Horn of Osgood,
William Douglas Horn of Versailles and Daniel (Lisa) Horn of
Napoleon; two daughters, Melissa Jo Halcomb of Osgood and Catina
(Robert) Kaiser of Madison; 11 grandchildren and two great grandchildren;
his in-laws Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Patrick of Holton; five brothers,
Jim (Loretta) Horn and Kenneth Horn, both of Madison, Bob (Ruth)
Horn of Kent, Ron (Mary) Horn of Versailles, and Keith Horn
of Indianapolis; three sisters, Alma (Bob) Landry of Madison,
Wanda (David) Dinsmore of Partridge, KY, and Anna Perkinson
of Vernon. He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother
Kevin Horn, and his sister Clara Williams.
Mr. Horn attended Holton High School and was a member of the
Dabney Baptist Church. He was a former employee with Akers Shell
Station in Versailles and was a 20 year employee of NAPA in
Versailles where he worked as a manager.
Visitation was held Wednesday, October 28 at Stratton-Karsteter
Funeral Home in Versailles. There will be no funeral service.
Memorials may be given to the donors choice.
John W. Nobbe
John W. Nobbe, 81, of Batesville, passed away Sunday, October
25, 2009. Funeral services will be held Thursday, Oct. 29 at
10 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church in Oldenburg with burial
in the church cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday, Oct. 28,
from 4-8 p.m. at Weigel Funeral Home in Batesville. Memorials
may be given to the Holy Family Cemetery Fund or to the Oldenburg
Boys and Girls Little League. Weigel Funeral Home in Batesville
is in charge of arrangements.
Ellen E. Conaway
Ellen E. Conaway, 89, the wife of Preston Conaway of Dillsboro,
passed away Tuesday, October 27, 2009 at the Waters of Dillsboro,
Ross Manor. Visitation will be Sunday, at Filter-DeVries Funeral
Home in Dillsboro and funeral services at 11 a.m. on Monday.
A complete listing will be in Tuesday, November 3 Osgood Journal.
Janet Ruth Kelley
Janet Ruth Kelley, 70, of Batesville, passed away Monday, October
19, 2009. Funeral services will be held Friday, Oct. 23 at 10
a.m. at St. John United Church of Christ with burial in the
St. John Huntersville Cemetery. Visitation is being held today,
Thursday, at Meyers Funeral Home in Batesville. Memorials may
be given to the St. John Cemetery Fund or Margaret Mary Hospital
Hospice. Meyers Funeral Home in Batesville is in charge of arrangements.
Jeanne Jacquline Ingersoll
Jeanne Jacquline Ingersoll, 88, of Batesville, passed away Monday,
October 19, 2009. Funeral services will be held Friday, October
23, at 2 p.m. at Batesville LDS Church. Burial will be in the
Batesville United Methodist Cemetery. Visitation will also be
Friday from 1-2 p.m. at the church. Meyers Funeral Home is in
charge of arrangements.
Barbara Jean (Edens) Wilson
Barbara Jean (Edens) Wilson, 76, of Fortville, passed away Tuesday,
October 20, 2009. Visitation is being held today, Thursday,
from 4-8 p.m. at Seals Funeral Home & Cremation Services
in Fortville and from 12 to 1 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 23, at Fortville
Church of the Nazarene with funeral services following. Burial
will be in the Oaklawn Cemetery in Indianapolis. Memorial donations
may be made to the Fortville Church of the Nazarene, Missions
Program, 701 S. Maple St., Fortville, IN 46040. Online condolences
may be shared at www.sealsfuneralhome.com.
Charles Harmon Ketchum
Charles Harmon Ketchum, 80, of Greensburg passed
away on October 13, 2009 at the Kindred Hospital in Greenwood.
He was born on December 2, 1928 in Westport, the son of Frank
Daily and Eliza (Reed) Ketchum. On August 31, 1956 he married
Donna Louise McDermott.
He served in the United States Army in the 101st and 82nd Airborne
during the Korean War from 1951 to 1953. He was a member of
the Mt. Moriah Baptist Church. Mr. Ketchum was the owner of
Ketchum Shell and worked there for a total of 53 years.
Survivors include his wife Donna Louise Ketchum of Greensburg;
daughters, Mrs. Mark (Lorie) Young and Mrs. Tom (Kathryn) Phillips
both of Greensburg; sons, Charles D. Ketchum, John P. Ketchum
and Maurice Ketchum all of Greensburg; sister, Pauline Witkemper
of Greensburg; grandchildren, Mary Young, Morgan Young, Deanna
Richardson, Alexis Robertson, Felicia Templeton, Wesley Quinton,
Johnathon Ketchum and Jared Ketchum and great grandchildren,
Owain Robertson, Guin Robertson and Karson Templeton and several
nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Jemima Moss,
Ruby Carr, Ruth York and Helen Hobbs; brother, Frank Ketchum
and granddaughter, Kayla Lynne Young.
A visitation for family and friends will be held at the Gilliland-Howe
Funeral Home on Thursday, October 15, 2009 from 3:00 p.m. to
7:00 p.m. with a Rosary Service at 2:30 p.m. Funeral Service
will also be held at the funeral home on Friday, October 16,
2009 at 10:00 a.m. Rev. Keith Dover will be officiating and
burial will follow at the Rossburg Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society,
Mt. Moriah Baptist Church, American Diabetes Association, or
the Kidney Foundation.
Elsie E. Fry
Elsie E. Fry, 88 of Aurora, passed away Monday,
October 12, 2009 at Kings Daughters Hospital, Madison.
She was born September 17, 1921 in Versailles to James Courter
and Alta Johnston Courter and was a lifelong area resident.
She was married to Delbert Lee Fry, who preceded her in death
in April 1976.
Survivors include her daughter, Lynda Sue (Marvin) Roland of
Aurora; two granddaughters, Jutanna Roland and Ladonna (Kelly)
Gregory; two great granddaughters, LeighSue Roland and Natasha
Kay Roland; one brother, Albert Courter; two sisters, Lois Fischer
and Marjorie Kuhlmeier. She was preceded in death by her husband,
two brothers and one sister.
Mrs. Fry loved to fish and was an excellent cook.
Funeral services will be held Friday, October 16 at 1 p.m. at
the First Baptist Church in Aurora with Pastor William Secrest
officiating. Visitation with the family will be held Friday
at 11 a.m. until the time of services at the church in Moores
Arrangements are entrusted to Filter-DeVries Funeral Home in
Jonathan Wayne Reynolds
Jonathan Wayne Reynolds, 40, of Batesville, died Saturday, October
10, 2009. Visitation will be held Friday, October 16 from 2-4
p.m. at Hope Baptist Church, Dillsboro with a memorial service
beginning at 4 p.m. Pastor Tom Holt will officiate. Memorials
may be made to the church.
Mildred Carolyn Huneke
Mildred Carolyn Huneke, 80, of Osgood passed away Tuesday, October
13, 2009 at her residence. She was born June 12, 1929 the daughter
of Edward John and Dorothy Selke Behlmer Bergman. She married
Clifford G. Huneke on June 26, 1948 and he survives at home.
Other survivors include two daughters, Louise and husband Joe
Morin of Knoxville, TN and Carol and husband Tim Wolff of Osgood;
one son, James and wife Donna Huneke of Milan; one brother,
Kenneth Bergman of Milan; two sisters, Phyllis Rhodes of Noblesville
and Joan Hehe of TN; seven grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, Donald
and Raymond Bergman.
Mrs. Huneke was a member of the St. Peters United Church of
Christ "Finks" and had worked at H&W Chemo of
Milan. She and her husband and family owned and still operate
Osgood Grain in Osgood. She was a past den mother of Napoleon
Cub Scouts Pack and was past secretary for Central House in
Visitation will be held Friday, October 16 from 5-7 p.m. at
Neals Funeral Home in Osgood. Funeral services will be
held Saturday, October 17 at 10 a.m. at St. Peters United Church
of Christ near Osgood. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the church building fund or to the
American Heart Association in care of the funeral home.
Arrangements are being handled by Neals Funeral Home,
October 8, 2009
Edward L. Kluemper, 80, of Napoleon passed away Wednesday, October
7, 2009 at his home. He was born near Yorkville in Dearborn
County on December 24, 1928 the son of Clarence and Bertha Ficther
Kluemper. He was married to Jeanette Hardebeck on June 25, 1949
and she preceded him in death on March 15, 2005.
Survivors include three daughters Carlotta (Jerald) Gunter of
Batesville, Janet (Harley) Orr of Napoleon, and Patricia Ann
(Brady) Ferguson of Indianapolis; 22 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren;
one sister Mary Kluemper of Osgood. He was also preceded in
death by his parents, his daughter Melinda Cook, and one sister.
Mr. Kluemper was a 1947 graduate of Batesville High School.
He had been employed with Roman Nobbe in Batesville and had
operated heavy equipment for Bruns-Gutzwiller in Batesville.
After retiring he was employed with the sporting goods department
at the Greensburg Wal-Mart. He was a member of the St. Maurice
Catholic Church in Napoleon.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 10 at 10 a.m.
at the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles with Father
Rob Hankee officiating. Burial will be in the St. Maurice Cemetery
at Napoleon. Visitation will be Friday from 5-7 p.m. Memorials
may be given to the St. Maurice Catholic Church in care of the
Robert T. Rosemeyer
Robert T. Rosemeyer, 84, of Sunman, passed away Monday, October
5, 2009. Funeral services are being held today, Thursday, at
10:30 a.m. at St. Johns Lutheran Church in Sunman with
burial in the Evangelical Union Cemetery, Hubbells Corner, with
Military Honors by Kenneth L. Diver Post #337, Sunman American
Legion. Memorials may be given to the Mens Group of St.
John Lutheran Church or MMCH Hospice. Cook Funeral Home in Sunman
is in charge of arrangements.
Bonnie Stanley Walston
Bonnie Stanley Walston, 48, of Dillsboro, passed away Monday,
October 5, 2009. Funeral services are being held today, Thursday
at 2 p.m. at Filter-DeVries Funeral Home in Dillsboro. Visitation
will also be Thursday from 11 a.m. until time of services at
the funeral home. Memorials may be given to the family. Filter-DeVries
Funeral Home in Dillsboro is in charge of arrangements.
William Thomas Reverman
William Thomas Reverman, 65, of Batesville, passed away Tuesday,
October 6, 2009. Funeral services will be held Monday, Oct.
12 at 7 p.m. at Meyers Funeral Home in Batesville with visitation
from 5-7 p.m., also on Monday. Burial will be in the St. Louis
Catholic Church Cemetery. Meyers Funeral Home in Batesville
is in charge of arrangements.
Barbara Wall, 77, of Versailles passed away Wednesday, September
30, 2009 at her home. She was born at Portsmouth, Ohio on January
31, 1932 the daughter of Tom and Lucille Lamb Turner. She was
married to Bobby Wall on December 24, 1952 and he preceded her
in death on November 6, 2001.
Survivors include one son Chris (Sandy) Wall of Versailles;
four daughters Jennifer (Pat) Moody and Holly (Mike) Cheek both
of Versailles, and Martha Wall and Marlene Stanton both of Milan;
six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; one brother
Donald (Patty) Turner of Land Between the Lakes, Tennessee.
She was also preceded in death by her parents, her sons Richard
and Scott, her grandson Joshua Wall, and one great-grandson.
Mrs. Wall was a 1950 graduate of Dixie Heights High School where
she was her class valedictorian. She attended Eastern Kentucky
University and had taught school in Kentucky and lo-cally at
New Marion. Mrs. Wall was a member of the Versailles Church
of Christ and served on the board of the Little Blessings Pre-School.
Funeral services will be Friday at 2 p.m. at the Ver-sailles
Church of Christ with Dale Day officiating. There will be no
visitation prior to the funeral. Burial will be private at the
New Marion Cemetery. Memori-als may be given to the building
fund of the Ver-sailles Church of Christ or to the Hospice of
Margaret Mary Community Hospital in care of the Stratton-Karsteter
Funeral Home in Versailles.
Rob Savage, 48, of Norwood, Ohio, passed away Monday, September
28, 2009. Services will be held Saturday, Oct. 3, at 11 a.m.
at South Norwood Church of Christ, 3836 S. Madison, Norwood.
Laws-Carr-Moore Funeral Home in Milan is in charge of arrangements.