April 8, 2014

Delmer W. Thayer

Delmer W. Thayer, 74, of Lawrenceburg, passed away Friday afternoon, April 4, 2014, at Shady Nook Care Center in Lawrenceburg. Delmer was born June 24, 1939, in Rising Sun, the son of James Thayer and Flo Hall Thayer. On October 13, 1962, he married Jeanette Huntington, and they were blessed with four children: Darren, Darrell, Derrick and Lynnette.

Delmer lived a full and active life. He was a member of the Dillsboro Volunteer Fire Department for 20 years, the FOP, Farm Club, Civil Defense Emergency Response Team, and a founding member of the Dillsboro Life Squad (20 years). He enjoyed fishing and Bluegrass music festivals. He drove a tour bus some of the time and drove the bus for The Boys of Indiana. Delmer also worked part-time at Dearborn County Hospital in the snack bar for the auxiliary. He was a family man who truly loved his family and grandkids.

Delmer was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Nedra Laverne Thayer.

He is survived by his loving wife, Jeanette; three sons, Darren (LaDessia) Thayer of Dillsboro, Darrell (Kathy) Thayer of Lawrenceburg, and Derrick Thayer of Dillsboro; one daughter Lynnette Young (David) Swingle of Versailles; one brother, Charles Thayer of Aurora; two sisters, Audrey Teaney of Aurora and Vivian Elder of Dillsboro; five grandchildren, Brendon, Alyssa, Reese, Jacob, and Sam.

The funeral service for Delmer will be Wednesday, April 9, at 11 a.m. at DeVries Funeral Home in Dillsboro, with Pastor Tom Fehrman and Pastor Tom Holt officiating. Friends may meet his family Tuesday, April 8, at the funeral home from 5-8 p.m. Memorials may be given to the St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

DeVries Funeral Home, Dillsboro, is in charge of arrangements.

Willie C. Taylor

Willie C. Taylor, 66, of Holton, passed away Friday, April 4, 2014, at his home. He was born at Nashville, Tennessee, on February 22, 1947, the son of Willie Sr. and Sylvia Goad Taylor. He was married to Carrol Kelly on May 19, 1969, and she survives.

Other survivors include one son Kenny (Judy) Taylor of Bankston, Alabama; one daughter Teresa (John) O’Neil of Friendship; six grandchildren and four great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Mr. Taylor was a 1965 graduate of Red Boiling Springs High School and was also a 32-year employee of Cummins Engine in Columbus. He had also worked for the Indiana State Highway and for Hollywood Casino in Lawrenceburg.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, April 8, at 12 p.m. at the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles. Burial will be in the Holton West Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10am until time of services Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to the donor’s choice.

Judy Volz

Judy Volz, 83, of Moores Hill, passed away Thursday, April 3, 2014, at her home. She was born Wednesday, December 31, 1930, in Milan, the daughter of Horace and Della (Noise) Koenig.

Judy was a homemaker and a loving grandmother and great-grandmother. She was known as an avid golfer. She also enjoyed bowling, knitting, playing cards, horses, and loved decorating. She was a member of the St. Charles Catholic Church at Milan, Ladies Legion Auxiliary, Hoosier Links Golf Club at Milan, and Hillcrest Country Club at Batesville.

Judy is survived by daughter, Cindy Hubler of Greenwood; sons, Chris E. Volz III of Greenwood, Joe Volz of Moores Hill; former husband Chris E. Volz II; significant other Tim Sparks; grandchildren Greg, Russ and Christi Hubler, Kai and Lehua Volz and Alex Volz, great-grandchildren Cruze and Sailor Hubler, and a host of good friends.

A funeral mass for Judy was held Monday, April 7, at St. Charles Catholic Church, Milan, with Father Frank Eckstein officiating. Burial was in the St. Charles Catholic Cemetery at Milan. Memorials may be given in her memory to either St. Charles Catholic Church or the Milan Ladies Auxiliary. Laws-Carr-Moore Funeral Home, Milan, was entrusted with arrangements. 707 S. Main St. Box 243 47031; 812-654-2141. Go to www.lawscarrmoore.com to leave an online condolence message.

Nelson “Pappy” R. Bauman

Nelson R. “Pappy” Bauman, 95, of Batesville, passed away Thursday, April 3, 2014. Funeral services were held Sunday, April 6, at Meyers Funeral Home, Batesville, with burial in the St. John Church Cemetery. Memorials may be given to the Boy Scout Troop 634 for the Pappy Bauman Fishing Challenge. Meyers Funeral Home, Batesville, was in charge of arrangements.

Gladys Burton

Arrangements are pending for Gladys Burton, who passed away Monday, April 7, 2014, at Osgood. Laws-Carr-Moore Funeral Home, Milan, is in charge of arrangements.

Mable Lelah Selke

Mable Lelah Selke, 95, of Batesville, died Sat., April 5, 2014. Visitation will be Wed., April 9 from 5-8 p.m. and funeral services will be Thurs., April 10 at 1:30 p.m., all at Meyers Funeral Home, Batesville. Burial will be in the Rossburg Cemetery in New Point. Meyers Funeral Home, Batesville is in charge of arrangements.