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The Versailles Republican

June 26, 2014 • Obituaries

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June 26, 2014

Carl Milton Schwier

Carl Milton Schwier, 90, of Osgood, passed away Monday, June 23, 2014, at St. Andrews Health Campus in Batesville. The son of William and Evelyn (Snelling) Schwier, he was born on July 16, 1923, in Wiseburg, Indiana. He married Viola Mae Pindell on June 7, 1947 and she survives

Carl was a US Army Veteran of WWII serving in Europe, where he became a Purple Heart recipient. Carl retired from Seagram’s in 1982 and was a member of the American Legion Post #337, Sunman.

Other survivors include sons, Andy (Janice) Schwier of Sunman, and Jeffrey (Beverly) Schwier of Batesville; daughters, Carolyn (Mike) Hinners of Pierceville and Carla (Ron) Neuman of Rushville; 11 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren; along with brothers Floyd Schwier of Mt. Sinia, Harvey Schwier of Fla., and Bill Ayres of Fairland; sister Luella France of Ca.; stepbrother Donald Schwier of Sunman and stepsister Martha Clark of Dillsboro.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Marion Francis Schwier and brother Elmer Schwier.

Visitation will be held Thursday from 4-8 p.m. at Meyers Funeral Home, 1150 State Rd. 46 E., Batesville. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, June 27, with one hour of visitation before, at St. Paul Lutheran Church (Stumpke’s Corner) in Milan. Pastor Tom Frey and Rev. David Johnston will be officiating. Burial will follow at St. John Church Cemetery (Hubbles) with military graveside rites by American Legion Post #337 of Sunman, assisted by the Indiana Patriot Guard.

Memorials may be given to St. Paul Lutheran Church (Stumke’s Corner) or American Legion Post #337, Sunman c/o the funeral home. Meyers Funeral Home, Batesville, is in charge of arrangements.

Mildred Mary Minnie Siebert

Mildred Mary Minnie Siebert, 96, of Batesville, passed away Tuesday, June 24, 2014. Visitation will be held Friday, June 27, from 4-6 p.m. with the funeral immediately following, all at Meyers Funeral Home, Batesville. Burial will be in the St. Paul Church Cemetery Crossroads. Memorials may be given to New Horizons. Meyers Funeral Home, Batesville, is in charge of arrangements.

Phillip E. Powell

Phillip E. Powell, 83, of Versailles, passed away Monday, June 23, 2014, at Arbor Grove Village in Greensburg. He was born near Aurora on December 30, 1930, the son of Walter and Ethel Elwell Powell. He was married to Ruth Ann Rodgers on December 12, 1951 and she was wife of 62 years and survives.

Other survivors include two sons Harold “Gomer” (Sandra) Powell of Milan and Vincent (Jackie) Powell of Versailles; three daughters Myrtle (Stephen) Redd of Greensburg, Theresa (Larry) Miller of Versailles, and Debra (Doug) Wetzler of Auburn, Ga.; nine grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his daughter Christine Powell, his brother Harold Powell, and his sisters Mary McIntosh and Emma Francis Powell.

Mr. Powell was a 1950 graduate of Versailles High School. He was a former employee of Russell Braley’s Clover Leaf Store in Versailles, the Greensburg IGA, and retired in 1993 after 42 and a half years with Aurora Casket Company. Phillip was a member of the Versailles Wesleyan Church.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, June 26 at 10:30 a.m. at the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles with Rev. Doug Preston and Rev. Stephen Mullins officiating. Burial will be in the Cliff Hill Cemetery in Versailles. Memorials may be given to Rescue 69, the Heart Fund, or St. Judes in care of the funeral home.


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