Obituaries

Gladys B. Lee, 74

June 20, 2015
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Gladys B. Lee, 74

Gladys B. Lee, 74, Greensburg, Indiana, passed away on Friday, June 19, 2015 at the St. Francis Hospital in Indianapolis. Born February 9, 1941 in New Point, Indiana, she was the daughter of Mose W. and Olive F. (Blair) Swango. She worked at Printpack for several years and then she worked as a cook...

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Dorothy Mae Gross, age 65

June 20, 2015
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Dorothy Mae Gross, age 65

Dorothy Mae Gross, age 65, of Brookville, Indiana died Friday, June 19, 2015 at Fort Hamilton Hughes Memorial Hospital in Hamilton, Ohio. Born January 28, 1950 in Connersville, Indiana she was the daughter of the late C. Ray & Mae (John) Thackrey. Survivors include two brothers, Charles Eddie (wife, Ginny) Thackrey of Camden, Ohio;...

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Beverly Honeycutt Schmidt

Beverly Honeycutt Schmidt

Beverly Honeycutt Schmidt, age 52, went to be with the Lord on June 19, 2015 at Ripley Crossing in Milan, with her family by her side. Born on September 3, 1962, in Batesville, Indiana, she was the daughter of Paul and Loraine Sparkman Honeycutt.  Beverly attended Milan High School and became a cosmetologist.  She...

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Daniel A. “Dan” Schmaltz

June 20, 2015
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Daniel A. “Dan” Schmaltz

Daniel A. “Dan” Schmaltz, 77 of Moores Hill passed away Saturday June 20, 2015 at his home. Dan was born Saturday November 20, 1937 in Dearborn County the son of Robert and Margarette (Britan) Schmaltz. Dan married Jean Schmaltz March 7, 1988 and she survives. Dan worked for Seagrams for 42 years retiring in...

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Marilyn Browning

June 19, 2015
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Marilyn L. Browning, 79, of Versailles, Indiana passed away Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at the home of her daughter in Russell Springs. She was born at Milan, Indiana on January 6, 1936 the daughter of Edward and Marie Ebel Meisberger. Survivors include two daughters Carol (Carson) Lawless, and Susan Browning both of Russell Springs;...

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Bonita S. Reynolds

June 17, 2015
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Bonita S. Reynolds

Bonita S. Reynolds, 67, of Aurora, IN passed away on June 16, 2015. She was born January 23, 1948 in Batesville, IN. She was the daughter of Norbert and Betty Draper and loving wife of the Late Cletus Reynolds. Bonita was a 1966 graduate of Aurora High School. Bonita touched many lives as she...

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James R. Flodder

June 17, 2015
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James R. Flodder passed away Novermber 7, 2014 in the presence of his family in Jekyll Island, Georgia. The family honored Jim with a private family celebration last fall, and would like to extend an invitation for you to join in a Celebration of Life in Batesville, Ind. His favorites included sunshine, golf and...

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Anthony Matthew Keck

June 17, 2015
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Anthony Matthew Keck, age 36, died on Monday June 15, at Bethesda North Hospital after sudden complications from pancreatic cancer. He was born in Cincinnati to Matt and Mary (Raig) Keck and was the second oldest of eight children. Tony’s surviving family members will forever cherish his memory: his loving wife, Claire (Burkhart); his...

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Donald Ray “Foxy” Fox,

June 16, 2015
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Donald Ray “Foxy” Fox,

Donald Ray “Foxy” Fox, 72, of Aurora, IN, passed away Friday, June 12, 2015 in Cincinnati, OH. He was born Friday, October 9, 1942 in Beattyville, Kentucky, Son of the late Patrick Fox and the late Mary Willie McIntosh Fox. He worked as a Saw Operator for CNW Machine Shop, retiring after over 15...

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August “Gus” Woliung Jr

June 16, 2015
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August “Gus” Woliung Jr

August “Gus” Woliung Jr., 87, of Lawrenceburg, IN, passed away June 16, 2015 in Dillsboro, IN. He was born Tuesday, September 27, 1927 in Ripley County, IN, Son of the late August Woliung Sr. and the late Eslona Howard Woliung. He served his Country as a member of the United States Army during WWII....

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all-day Metamora Volunteer Firemen’s Fes... @ Gateway Park
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The Metamora Volunteer Fire Department will be hosting their annual firemen’s festival at Gateway Park (across US 52 from Metamora) on Saturday, July 4. Parade starts at 6 pm at the park (route crosses US 52 and goes through Metamora). 3 pm food starts — pulled pork sandwiches, burgers, hot dogs, ice cold drinks. Also included are kids’ games, pull tabs, bounce house, slides, tractor pull. Live music by Stagger Lee. Beer garden from 3 pm – 3 am. Fireworks at dusk at Gateway Park.
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Come join the Metamora Volunteer Firemen and the Infamous Few Charity Riders for a day of riding and celebration. These men are all volunteers and need our support to keep their firehouse functioning and in good order so they too can help others when called upon! This ride will take us through scenic Franklin and Ripley Counties on a relaxing cruise through the countryside. Please plan on joining us for the entire day, as we will be having breakfast early and attending the Firemen’s Festival afterwards. Registration at the Hearthstone Restaurant: $20 per person / $25 per couple (10 am – 12 pm; breakfast available for purchase) Ride leaves at noon; ends a the firehouse and includes dinner with registration fee (all others are $8 per person)
10:00 am Vogt’s Annual Blueberry Festival @ Vogt Farm
Vogt’s Annual Blueberry Festival @ Vogt Farm
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Blueberry treats, live music, horse-drawn trolley rides, crafts, petting zoo, pony rides, paddleboat rides, south of Batesville on State Road 129. 10 am – 7 pm. No admission charge.

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