Obituaries

Walter John Snyder, age 90

July 14, 2014
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Walter John Snyder, age 90

Walter John Snyder, age 90 of the Batesville, IN community passed into eternal life on July 12, 2014 at his home.  Born September 24, 1923 in McCreary Co., Kentucky he was the son of John & Gertrude (Harris) Snyder.   He graduated from Colerain High School in 1941.  Walter was an avid farmer and most...

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William A. Zimmer, age 87

July 13, 2014
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William A. Zimmer, age 87

William Andrew Zimmer, age 87, of Brookville, Indiana died Saturday, July 12, 2014 at McCullough Hyde Memorial Hospital in Oxford, Ohio. Born May 19, 1927 in Weisburg, Indiana he was the son of the late William L. & Matilda M. (Bohl) Zimmer. On November 1, 1947 he and the former Marjorie M. Muntz were...

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Helen Diane Billingsley

July 13, 2014
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Helen Diane Billingsley, 74, of Aurora, IN passed away July 12, 2014 at the University Hospital, Cincinnati, OH. She is survived by her husband, David Billingsley, by daughters, Cindy Ball, MaryBeth Pennington, & Laurel Powell, by a son, Ronald  Billingsley, by sisters, Carole Griffin, Hazel Griffin, & Eileen Gould, by a brother, Leslie Liggett, by...

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Mrs. Ruth A. (Brameier) Schwade

Mrs. Ruth A. (Brameier) Schwade

Mrs. Ruth A. (Brameier) Schwade, age 102, of Vevay, Indiana, entered this life with her twin sister, Mary on December 21, 1911, at their home, in Switzerland County near Markland, Indiana, to the late, William Henry & Louisa (Beckman) Brameier. In 1913, the government approached Ruth’s father, William about selling 3 acres for the...

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Eugene J. (Gene) Sacksteder, age 75

July 10, 2014
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Eugene J. (Gene) Sacksteder, age 75

Eugene J. (Gene) Sacksteder, age 75, of West Harrison, Indiana, died Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at the Brookville Healthcare Center in Brookville. Born March 30, 1939 in Franklin County, Indiana he was the son of the late Edwin & Alice (Meier) Sacksteder. He was a Veteran of the United States Army from 1959-1961. On...

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Kay Frances Hughes, age 72

July 9, 2014
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Kay Frances Hughes, age 72

Kay Frances Hughes, age 72 of Batesville, IN passed away Monday, July 7, 2014 at Margaret Mary Health in Batesville, IN.  Kay was born on July 26, 1941 and was the daughter of Pete & Marietta (McKain) Seiter.  She worked for many years at US Playing Card in Norwood, OH but retired from the...

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Larry F. Curry. 72

July 9, 2014
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Larry F. Curry. 72

Larry F. Curry, 72, of Versailles passed away Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at his home. He was born at Batesville on April 19, 1942 the son of Halstead and Gladys Monroe Curry. He was married to Nancy Sandman and she survives. Other survivors include one son Larry David Curry of Holton; one daughter Larissa...

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Alfred Young

July 8, 2014
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Alfred F. Young, 89, of Napoleon passed away Monday, July 7, 2014 at the Decatur Memorial Hospital in Greensburg. He was born near Napoleon on February 3, 1925 the son of Clem and Clara Kohrman Young. He was married to Rita Duerstock on June 15, 1949 and she preceded him in death on May...

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Mr. Richard R. “Rick” Wainscott

Mr. Richard R. “Rick” Wainscott

  Mr. Richard R. “Rick” Wainscott, age 60, of Vevay, Indiana, entered this life on April 7, 1954, in Madison, Indiana, the loving son of the late, Lenvill J. Wainscott & Phyllis Ann (Konkle) Coker. He was raised in Vevay, Indiana, where he attended the Switzerland County High School. Rick was inducted into the...

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Anna Mae (Woolums) Works Furnish

Mrs. Anna Mae (Woolums) Works Furnish, age 81, of Hanover, Indiana, formerly of Vevay, Indiana, entered this life on May 23, 1933, in Owen County, Kentucky, the daughter of the late, Orman & Mary Blanche (Hopper) Woolums. She was raised in Owen County, Kentucky, where she attended the Owen County High School. Anna was...

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