Obituaries

Annabelle C. Starke

April 2, 2014
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Annabelle C. Starke

Annabelle C. Starke, 87, Westport,  Indiana, passed away on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at Morning Breeze in Greensburg. Born August 13, 1926 in Batesville, Indiana, she was the daughter of Gus and Ida (Wissel) Schumacher. Annabelle helped her husband run the farm.  She worked for several years cleaning houses.  Later in life, along with...

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Mary M. Skaggs

April 1, 2014
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Mary M. Skaggs

  Mary M. Skaggs, 89 of Osgood and formerly of Shelbyville, passed away Tuesday April 1, 2014 at Manderly Health Care Center in Osgood.  Mary was born Tuesday April 8, 1924 in Casey County, Kentucky the daughter of William Herschel and Edith Gertrude (Delk) Wooten.  She married Omer Skaggs in 1940 and he preceded...

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James Alfred Erfman

April 1, 2014
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James Alfred Erfman

James Alfred Erfman, 74, formerly of Saint Peters died Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at The Waters of Batesville. He was born August 23, 1939 in Cincinnati, Ohio, a son of Alfred G. and Ethel E.( Dudley ) Erfman. He enjoyed his time at New Horizons where he was employed for over 45 years, he...

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Chriss Collins

April 1, 2014
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Chriss Collins, 83, Rising Sun, IN passed away , Saturday, March 29, 2014 at Dearborn County Hospital in Lawrenceburg, IN. Chriss is survived by daughters, Terry Lee Gilreath and Chrissta Dilts, by son, Larry Collins, by brothers, Bob Brigmon, Pearl Sizemore and Robert Sizemore, by a sister, Hallie Sizemore and by several grandchildren and...

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William B. Craig

March 31, 2014
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William B. Craig, 74, of Milan, died Saturday, March 29, 2014 at the Drake Center in Cincinnati. He was born January 18, 1940 in Dearborn County, Indiana, a son of the late Wilford and Thelma (Davis) Craig. William served in the US Army from 1958 – 1963.  On September 2, 1961 he married the...

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Nellie Pollard, 99

March 31, 2014
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Nellie Pollard, 99

Nellie M. Pollard, 99, of Versailles passed away Saturday, March 29, 2014 at the Margaret Mary Community Hospital in Batesville. She was born in Shelbyville, Kentucky on November 12, 1914 the daughter of William Madison and Mary Elizabeth Morris Hall. She was married to Forest Elmer Pollard on December 24, 1932 and he preceded...

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Sally Davison. 58

March 31, 2014
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Sally Davison. 58

Sally A. Davison, 58, of Versailles passed away Friday, March 28, 2014 at the Margaret Mary Community Hospital in Batesville. She was born at the Margaret Mary Hospital on April 20, 1955 the daughter of James and Odella Fruchtnicht Booster. Survivors include one daughter Annie (Brandon) Knueven of Versailles; grandchildren Hunter and Julie Knueven;...

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Amy Beth Irons Meyer, 42

March 30, 2014
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Amy Beth Irons Meyer, 42

Amy Beth Irons Meyer, 42,  of Aurora, IN, passed away Saturday, March 29, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. She was born Friday, September 10, 1971 in Lawrenceburg, Indiana, daughter of James Irons and the late Brenda Fox Irons. Amy was a 1989 Lawrenceburg High School graduate and obtained an Associates Degree from Cincinnati State University. ...

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Elizabeth J. “Betty” Rouse

March 29, 2014
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Elizabeth J. “Betty” Rouse

Elizabeth J. “Betty” Rouse, age 84 of Batesville, died Friday, March 28, 2014 at the Chateau of Batesville.  Born October 1, 1929 in Indianapolis, Indiana, she is the daughter of Mary Josephine (Nee: Glaub) and Joseph Meister.  She married Gayle Rouse May 27, 1950 in Cincinnati, Ohio and he preceded her in death June...

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Lela Jean Brown

March 28, 2014
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Lela Jean Brown

On March 27, 2014, Lela Jean Brown, Cedar Grove, lost her long battle with illness.  She was 85. Jean was born on August 13, 1928 in Batesville, Indiana, a daughter of the late Otto and Geneva (Dickman) Johnson.  She graduated from Batesville High School and after marrying Donald Brown in 1949, they settled in...

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