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November 10, 2016 • Obituaries
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Norma L. Suttman

Norma L. Suttman, age 76, of Oldenburg, died Friday, November 4, 2016 at Aspen Place in Greensburg. She was born February 16, 1940 in Ripley County, the daughter of Thresa (Nee: Beach) and Charles Kemker. She married Cletus Suttman on November 21, 1978 and he preceded her in death on August 3, 2016. Norma worked at the Hill-Rom Company as an electrical technician for over 35 years before retiring in 2002. She was a member of Holy Family Church in Oldenburg.

Norma enjoyed many interests. Among them were playing bingo and cards, mainly bid Euchre. When she was younger, she often spent her time crocheting blankets for loved ones, making beaded figurines or putting together puzzles. She was excited when watching sports, following the Reds during the summer and an avid basketball fan, I.U. and Butler during the winter. According to her family she always loved going out to eat, a clean house, gardening and traveling to visit colonial homes. Norma was a proud military mom and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

She is survived by children David Tingle of Cincinnati, Ohio, Wayne (Robin) Tingle of Batesville, Glenn (Debbie) Suttman of Batesville, Robin Weaver of Aurora, Glenda Suttman of Cincinnati, Ohio, Mark Tingle of Aurora, Thresa (Dale) Hooten of Batesville, Anita (Gary) Merkel of Oldenburg, Carolyn (Ted) Nobbe of Batesville, Robert Tingle of Aurora, Cletus (Kari) Suttman of Grand Rapids, Michigan; sisters Katherine “Cody” Holt of Osgood, Patricia Morris of Moores Hill; 25 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren. In addition to her husband and parents, she is also preceded in death by her daughter Rosemary Suttman; brothers Leroy, Lloyd and Bine Kemker; and sisters Doris Smith, Daisy Lindsey and Jane Adams.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, November 8 at Holy Family Church with Rev. David Kobak O.F.M. officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. The family requests memorials to Legacy Lane at Aspen Place, Our Hospice of South Central Indiana or the Oldenburg Eagle Fire Company. Weigel Funeral Home, Batesville, was entrusted with arrangements.

Patricia Ashcraft

Patricia Ashcraft, 79, of Milan, passed away Monday, November 7, 2016. Funeral service will be 12 p.m. Friday, November 11 at Laws-Carr-Moore Funeral Home. Burial will follow in New Craven Cemetery. Visitation will be 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Friday, also at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society. Laws-Carr-Moore Funeral Home, Milan, is entrusted with arrangements, Box 243, 707 South Main Street Milan, IN 47031; 812-654-2141. Go to to leave an online condolence message for the family.

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