Obituaries

Velma Carrie Lutes, 86

April 15, 2014
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Velma Carrie Lutes, 86

Velma Carrie Lutes age 86, of Napoleon, Indiana, entered this life on April 6, 1928 in Ripley County, Indiana. She was the loving daughter of of the late, Bert and Martha Bodenberg Kindelsparker. On April 29, 1950 she was united in marriage to Richard Allen Lutes and he preceded her in death on November...

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Bruce Richardson

April 15, 2014
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Bruce O. Richardson, 66, of Osgood passed away Monday, April 14, 2014 at the Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born at Taylorsville in Spencer County, Kentucky on October 3, 1947 the son of Vernon and Rose Ann Harley Richardson. He was married to Louella Cummings on December 31, 1977 and she survives. Other...

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Mr. Elden Hambrick

Mr. Elden Hambrick, age 55, of Vevay, Indiana, entered this life on July 20, 1958, in Madison, Indiana, the son of the late Hubert Howard & Melvlena (Meadows) Eaves-Hambrick. He was raised in Vevay, Indiana, where he was a 1976 graduate of Switzerland County High School. Elden was inducted into the United States Army...

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Mary Lou Ashcraft

April 13, 2014
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Mary Lou Ashcraft

Mary Lou Ashcraft 74 of Milan passed away Saturday April 12, 2014 at Arbor Grove Village in Greensburg, IN.  Mary Lou was born Wednesday May 17, 1939 in Cincinnati, OH the daughter of Frank and Dorothy (Hundermer) Bearse.  She married Harry Ashcraft Jr. September 2, 1966 and he preceded her in death August 19,...

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Margaret E. Giesting-Jones

April 12, 2014
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Margaret E. Giesting-Jones

Margaret E. Giesting-Jones, age 80 of Batesville, IN passed away on Friday, April 11, 2014 at St. Andrews Health Campus in Batesville.  On September 1, 1933 in Middletown, OH, Margaret was born to Robert E. and Ethel (Jackson) Martin. She married John Giesting on October 25, 1958 and he preceded her in death on December...

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Bernice M. Peters

April 12, 2014
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Bernice M. Peters

Mrs. Bernice M. Peters, 89, a lifelong resident of Decatur County died Friday, April 11, 2014 at Aspen Place Health Campus in Greensburg, IN.  She had been in gradual failing health for the past few months. Born August 1, 1924 in Decatur County, IN she was the daughter of William and Gertrude (Vogel) Schoentrup.  She...

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Susan Huffmeyer

April 12, 2014
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Susan M. Huffmeyer, 48, of Napoleon passed away Thursday, April 10, 2014 at her home. She was born at Batesville on September 24, 1965. She was married to Douglas Huffmeyer on November 15, 1986 and he survives. Other survivors include her parents Raymond and Rose (Simmermeyer) Weisenbach of Morris; her mother-in-law Alice Huffmeyer of...

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George D. “Kitchen George” Feustel

April 11, 2014
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George D. “Kitchen George” Feustel

George D. “Kitchen George” Feustel, 59,  of Aurora, Indiana passed away Friday, April 11, 2014. He was born Tuesday, October 26, 1954 in Milan, Indiana, son of the late Jerry Feustel and the late Evelyn (Scholle) Feustel. George worked as a flooring specialist for Lowes Hardware since December of 2010.  He was the owner/operator...

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Loretta T. Blankman

April 11, 2014
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Loretta T. Blankman

Loretta T. Blankman, 84, Greensburg, Indiana, passed away on Friday, April 11, 2014 at the Columbus Regional Hospital in Columbus. Born April 28, 1929 in Harrison, Ohio, she was the daughter of Elmer and Elizabeth (Hoerst) Roell. Loretta was a member of the St. Mary’s Catholic Church and the Daughters of Isabella. She was...

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Dorothy Mae (Morris) “Aunt Dot” Rowlett

Dorothy Mae (Morris) “Aunt Dot” Rowlett

Dorothy Mae (Morris) “Aunt Dot” Rowlett, age 90, of Vevay, Indiana, entered this life on October 17, 1923, near Mount Sterling, Indiana, the daughter of the late, George L. & Della Frances (Ritchie) Morris. She was raised in Bennington, where she attended the Saint Mary’s School. Aunt Dot was united in marriage on October...

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