March 25, 2014

Danny Lee Mains

Danny Lee Mains, 67, of Versailles, passed away Thursday, March 20, 2014, at Christ Hospital, Cincinnati. Danny was born Saturday, April 20, 1946, in Kalmath Fall, Oregon, the son of Jesse and Virginia (Blevins) Mains. He married Betty (Brumback) Mains on Saturday, June 18, 1983.

Danny had worked at Batesville Casket Co. for 16 years and Batesville Tool and Die for 25 years. He was a member of the Hope Baptist Church and enjoyed hunting, gardening, listening to gospel music, playing his guitar in a group, and camping. He was a real family man.

Danny is survived by his wife, Betty of Versailles; sons Allen (Jackie) Mains of Batesville and Tony (Kenita) Mains of Greensburg; daughters Connie (Floyd) Washburn of Greensburg, Kimberly (Brian) Johnston of Dillsboro, and Michelle (Eric) Blomer of West Harrison; sisters Retha (Harry) Bishofberger of Madison and Penny (Roy) Collins of Butlerville; 11 grandchildren and one great-grandchild, and a host of friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, and one brother Garen Mains.

Funeral services were held Monday, March 24 at Hope Baptist Church, Dillsboro, with Pastor Tom Holt officiating. Memorials may be made to Hope Baptist Church Building Fund through the funeral home. Laws-Carr-Moore Funeral Home was entrusted with arrangements. Box 243, Milan 47031 (812)654-2141. Go to to make an online condolence.

Helen L. Baas

Helen L. Baas, 88, of Sunman, passed away Thursday, March 20, 2014 at the Waters in Batesville. She was born on November 25, 1925, to Wilburn and Beulah Lipscomb Myatt. She married Herbert W. Baas on May 2, 1942 at Fairfax Presbyterian Church in Cincinnati, Ohio, and he preceded her in death in 1993.

Helen was a seamstress at Romwebers for many years. She loved children and babysat for family and friends.

Those left to honor Helen’s memory include her children Judy (Gerald) Bruns of Milan, Michele (Stephen) Guenther of Sunman, Dennis Baas of Sunman; eight grandchildren; nine great grandchildren, and one daughter-in-law, Donna Baas of St. Leon. Besides her husband and parents, Helen was preceded in death by four sons Ron, Don, Darrell, and David; two sisters Edith Wilson and Wilma Michael, and her twin sister Rose Duffner.

Funeral services were held Sunday, March 23 at Cook Funeral Home, Sunman. Burial was in St. John’s Cemetery, Penntown.
The family requests memorials to the Sunman Life Squad. Personal condolences can be sent to the family online at Cook Funeral Home, Sunman, was in charge of arrangements.

Jacqueline L. “Jackie” Rohlfing

Jacqueline L. “Jackie” Rohlfing, 80, of Madison, passed away on Friday, March 21, 2014 at the King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison. She was born on November 29, 1933, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the daughter of William and Dorothy (Bentley) Landis.

Mrs. Rohlfing received a bachelor of arts degree from Temple University and a master’s degree in teaching from the University of Cincinnati. She retired from after more than 20 years of teaching science at the Rising Sun Middle School in Rising Sun, Indiana. She also owned and operated a doll-making business, the Fortunate Doll, in Milan for many years.

She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Madison, and enjoyed collecting antique dolls and taking quilting classes at Margie’s Country Store.

Survivors include two sons, Charlie Rohlfing and his wife, Kathy of Madison, and Steven Rohlfing and his wife, Fran of Georgetown, Kentucky; one sister, Lissa Quinn and her husband, Richard of Rowe, Massachusetts; and four grandchildren: Lou, Kay, Shelby and Caroline.

She was preceded death by her parents; her husband, Charles Rohlfing in 2005, to whom she was married in May 1955 in Philadelphia; and one brother, William Landis.

The Reverend Dennis Ingle will conduct funeral services at 5 p.m., Tuesday, March 25, at the Lytle Funeral Chapel. Interment will be private at the Cravens Cemetery in Milan. Friends and family may call from 3 to 5 p.m., Tuesday at Lytle Funeral Chapel.|

The family requests memorial contributions be made to the King’s Daughters’ Hospital Hope and Healing Campaign for the new cancer treatment center. Contributions may be made at the funeral home or online at Lytle Funeral Chapel Inc., Madison, is in charge of arrangements.