March 6, 2014

Charles L. Flick, Jr.

Charles L. Flick, Jr., 87, of the Hopewell community near Holton, passed away Monday, March 3, 2014, at the Columbus Regional Hospital. He was born near Holton on December 7, 1926, the son of Charles and Emma Detraz Flick. He was married to Mabel Comer on October 15, 1949 and his wife of 64 years survives.

Other survivors include one sister, Margaret Ann (Herbert) Wilken of Anderson and also 17 nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Mr. Flick was a 1944 graduate of Holton High School. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War where he served as a Corporal receiving the Army Occupation of Germany Medal and the National Defense Service Medal. He was also a farmer, and worked at Cummins Engine in Columbus from 1956-1983. Charlie was a member of the Hopewell Baptist Church and the Osgood Masonic Lodge.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 8, at 11 a.m. at the Hopewell Baptist Church with Rev. Dan Barringer officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 5-8 p.m. at the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home and from 10 a.m. Saturday until time of services at the Hopewell Baptist Church.

The Osgood Masonic Lodge will conduct services Friday evening at 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to the Hopewell Baptist Church building fund.

James Thomas Ripps

James Thomas Ripps, 71, of Lawrenceburg, passed away Wednesday, February 12, 2014. A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. on Monday, March 10 at Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Madison. Laws-Carr-Moore Funeral Home, Milan is entrusted with arrangements. (812)654-2141, Box 243, 707 S. Main St. 47031. Go to to sign the online guest book.