Obituaries

Wayne Klingworth, age 74

March 25, 2014
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Wayne Klingworth, age 74

Wayne Klingworth, age 74 of Oldenburg, IN passed away at his home on March 24, 2014.  He was born on November 15, 1939 in Batesville, IN and was the son of Roy & Clara (Sarringhaus) Klingworth.  The 1958 graduate of Batesville High School was a lifelong farmer, lifelong member of St. John United Church...

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Linda Lou (Schirmer) Mello

Mrs. Linda Lou (Schirmer) Mello, age 52, of Bennington, Indiana, entered this life on September 8, 1961, in Vevay, Indiana, the daughter of, Byron L. “Pat” & Jane (Scott) Schirmer. She was raised in Switzerland County, Indiana, where she attended the Switzerland County High School. Linda was united in marriage in September of 1991...

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Bonnie Lois Story

March 24, 2014
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Bonnie Lois Story

Bonnie Lois Story, age 68, of Centerville, and formerly of Connersville, Indiana, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, March 24, 2014 surrounded by loved ones. She was born in Jackson County, Kentucky on January 2, 1946 to Delbert and Irene (Carpenter) Rader.  She was united in marriage to Donald E. Story...

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Geneva Grace Klueber Porter

March 24, 2014
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Geneva Grace Klueber Porter

Geneva Grace Klueber Porter, 97, of  Surprise, AZ formerly of Aurora, IN, passed away Friday, March 21, 2014. She was born on October 29, 1916 in Aurora and was the daughter of the late Jesse Klueber and the late Grace King Klueber. She graduated from Indiana State University and proceeded to teach elementary school...

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Ruth A. Mergenthal

March 24, 2014
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Ruth A. Mergenthal

Ruth A. Mergenthal, age 91, of Brookville, passed away Saturday, March 22, 2014 at Hospice of Cincinnati in Blue Ash. She was born January 25, 1923 in Oak Forest, Indiana to Ben and Mary Lithman Bruns.  Ruth married Frank G. Mergenthal  on April 7, 1945 in St. Cecelia Church in Oak Forest, and he...

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Anna L. Holtel

March 23, 2014
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Anna L. Holtel

Anna L. Holtel, age 89 of Oldenburg, died Friday, March 21, 2014 at St. Andrew’s Health Campus.  Born March 2, 1925 in Dearborn County Indiana, she is the daughter of Louise (Nee: Boerstler) and Frank Schneider.  She married Gilbert Holtel April 22, 1950 at St. Peter’s Church near Brookville, Indiana and he preceded her...

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Marjorie A. Naylor, age 91

March 23, 2014
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Marjorie A. Naylor, age 91

Marjorie A. Naylor, age 91, of Brookville, Indiana died Saturday, March 22, 2014 at McCullough Hyde Memorial Hospital in Oxford, Ohio. Born August 3, 1922 in Rushville, Indiana she was the daughter of the late Albert & Esther (Amrhein) Moster. She was united in marriage to John Naylor on September 7, 1946, and he...

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Mr. Emerson Clayton Cole

October 15, 1923, Emerson Clayton Cole, Sr. was born to Harvey Elmer Cole & Nellie May (Newkirk) Cole on a farm in Switzerland County, Indiana. He was born premature & was said lucky to have survived due to his small size. According to his sister, Hazel, he was kept warm in a small shoe-sized...

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Mr. James Allen “Jim” Williams

Mr. James Allen “Jim” Williams

Mr. James Allen “Jim” Williams, age 49, of Vevay, Indiana, entered this life on January 26, 1965, in Cincinnati, Ohio, the loving son of the late, Peter Mayhew, II. & Carol Glenda (Schlemmer) Williams. He was raised in Cincinnati, Ohio & later moved to Switzerland County, Indiana in 1983. He was a 1984 graduate...

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Helen L. Bass

March 21, 2014
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Helen L. Baas, age 88, of Sunman, Indiana, passed away Thursday, March 20, 2014 at the Waters in Batesville. She was born on November 25, 1925 to Wilburn and Beulah Lipscomb Myatt.  She married Herbert W. Baas May 2, 1942 at Fairfax Presbyterian Church in Cincinnati, Ohio and he preceded her in death in...

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