Obituaries

Joan Wells

July 13, 2015
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Joan Wells

Joan Wells 87 of Fairfield, Ohio and Sun City Center, Florida passed away at the home of a nephew, Doug Heller at Moores Hill on Sunday July 12, 2015. Joan was born Saturday March 31, 1928 in Moores Hill the daughter of Elvin and Velma Mae (Adkins) Bigney. She married Robert C. Wells who...

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James J. Geis, age 84

July 12, 2015
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James J. Geis, age 84

James J. (Jay) Geis, life long member of St. Michael Catholic Church, passed away peacefully Sunday morning July 12th 2015, at his home after an extended illness. He was born October 4th, 1930 at the family home in Brookville, the youngest of 4 children of Anthony and Mary (Spaeth) Geis. James attended Brookville High...

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Edward A. Gilbreath, age 71

July 12, 2015
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Edward A. Gilbreath, age 71

Edward Alan Gilbreath, age 71, of Cedar Grove, Indiana died Saturday, July 11, 2015 at the Brookville Healthcare Center in Brookville, Indiana. Born January 13, 1944 in Springfield, Ohio he was the son of the late Lee & Marjorie (Swords) Gilbreath. On March 22, 1974 he was united in marriage to the former Cindy...

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Robert ‘Bob’ Earl Loos

July 10, 2015
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Robert ‘Bob’ Earl Loos

Robert ‘Bob’ Earl Loos of Lawrenceville, Indiana passed away on Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at Heritage House of Greensburg.   The son of Clifford and Lillian (Grubbs) Loos was born on May 21, 1931 in Okeana, OH. Bob married Gail Rose Doyle on June 22, 1957 in Harrison, OH. Bob was a 1949 graduate of...

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Glenn H. Williams, age 74

July 10, 2015
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Glenn H. Williams, age 74

Glenn Harlan Williams, age 74, of West Harrison, Indiana died Friday, July 10, 2015 at his residence. Born October 20, 1940 in West Harrison, Indiana he was the son of the late Harlan L. & E. Hazel (Hutchinson) Williams. On April 10, 1965 he was united in marriage to the former Brenda Merrell, and...

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Burton Lloyd Schwettman

July 9, 2015
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Burton Lloyd Schwettman

Burton Lloyd Schwettman, age 95 of Cincinnati, OH passed away on Thursday, July 9, 2015 in Batesville, IN. The son of Harry and Christine (nee Light) Schwettman was born on January 23, 1920 in Cincinnati, OH. Burton was a US Army Veteran who served during WWII. He retired from Tek Inc. a manufacturing company...

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Henry Ott, Jr.

Henry Ott, Jr.

Henry Ott, Jr., age 90, of Laurel, entered this life on December 27, 1924, in Metamora, Indiana. He was the beloved son of Henry William and Emma Bright Ott. After completing high school, Henry served his country from 1942 – 1945, earning the rank of Corporal in the United States Army. In August 1946,...

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Helen E. Schalk

Helen E. Schalk

Helen E. Schalk, age 89, of Laurel, passed away Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at her residence.   One of thirteen children, she was born on January 16, 1926, in Cincinnati, Ohio, the daughter of Albert and Ethel (Ross) Schibi. On September 25, 1945 Helen married William T. “Buck” Schalk, Jr. and he preceded her...

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Esther Gilliland

July 9, 2015
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Esther E. Gilliland, 98, of Olean passed away at 3pm on Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at Ripley Crossing in Milan. She was born at Friendship on March 23, 1917 the daughter of Jesse and Hulda Vinup Linkmeyer. She was married to Howard Schwake on September 11, 1935 and he preceded her in death on...

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Gavin Michael Lee

July 8, 2015
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Gavin Michael Lee

Gavin Michael Lee was born on September 22, 1999 in Batesville, Indiana. He passed away on Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at Children’s Hospital in Cincinnati, OH. The young 15 year old was a sophomore at Batesville High School. Gavin loved playing baseball, having family game days and playing whiffle ball in the backyard at...

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5:30 pm Hope CANCER SUPPORT GROUP @ United Methodist Church
Hope CANCER SUPPORT GROUP @ United Methodist Church
Jul 30 @ 5:30 pm
The Batesville United Methodist Church, in partnership with Margaret Mary Health, will soon be offering a cancer support group whose goal is to ensure access to valuable community resources to those living with cancer. The group will also provide hope, encouragement, education and sanctuary. HOPE will meet on the last Thursday of each month at 5:30 PM at the Batesville United Methodist Church and will feature a guest speaker, time for topic discussion and fellowship. The Batesville community and beyond are invited to attend! The first session is scheduled for Thursday, June 26 and will feature a discussion around the emotional rollercoaster of cancer and the fear of recurrence. For a complete list of monthly topics or for more information, contact Kari Ann Rennekamp of the Margaret Mary Outpatient and Cancer Center at 812.933.3741 or the Batesville United Methodist Church at 812.934.3137.
5:30 pm Money Matters: Becoming an Onlin... @ Batesville Memorial Public Library
Money Matters: Becoming an Onlin... @ Batesville Memorial Public Library
Jul 30 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Join representatives from each of Batesville’s local banks at the Batesville Public Library who will offer tips and personal assistance to master your online and mobile banking! Stop by any time between 5:30 and 7:30 Thursday, July 30 to learn how these online tools can help you manage your accounts, balance your budget, pay your bills, save and more! Feel free to bring your laptop, tablet or smartphone.
7:00 pm “The Best of Batman” Movie Showing @ The Gibson Theatre
“The Best of Batman” Movie Showing @ The Gibson Theatre
Jul 30 @ 7:00 pm
In honor of the 76th anniversary of Batman, the Gibson Theatre will be showing the animated film, “The Best of Batman” on Thursday, July 30 at 7:00 pm. Free to the public, costumes welcome! The first children will receive a Batman Book or Comic Book donated by the Batesville Memorial Public Library. Sponsored by Batesville’s own Grinning Goblin Comics & Games. Supported by the Batesville Memorial Public Library. **Use your summer reading coupon for popcorn & drink at the Gibson Theatre!**

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