Obituaries

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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Danny Lee Mains

March 20, 2014
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Danny Lee Mains

Danny Lee Mains, 67 of Versailles, passed away Thursday March 20, 2014 at Christ Hospital, Cincinnati.  Danny was born Saturday April 20, 1946 in Kalmath Fall, Oregon the son of Jesse and Virginia (Blevins) Mains.  He married Betty (Brumback) Mains Saturday June 18, 1983.  Danny had worked at Batesville Casket Co. for 16 years...

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David Gaylen Holland

March 20, 2014
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David Gaylen Holland, 75, Greendale, IN passed away March 19, 2014 at Aspen Place Health Center, Greensburg, IN. He is survived by his wife, Mary Holland, by son, Michael Holland, by daughter, Beverly Kinnett, by brother, Eldon Fancher , by sisters, Norma Roethel & Mary Fancher, by step-son, Butch Parsons and by step-daughter, Connie Mitchell,...

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Barbara J. Hollins

March 20, 2014
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Barbara J. Hollins

Barbara J. Hollins, age 54 of Batesville, died Sunday, March 16, 2014 at her residence.  Born December 5, 1959 in Louisville, Kentucky, she is the daughter of Betty (Nee: Abel) and Robert Ruth.  She married Ben Hollins November 9, 1974 in Louisville and was a homemaker. Barbara’s family described her as down-to-earth with a...

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Bernard “Duke” Fields

March 20, 2014
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Bernard “Duke” Fields

Bernard “Duke” Fields, age 76, of Brookville, Indiana passed away Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at McCullough Hyde Memorial Hospital in Oxford. He was born July 29, 1937 to Francis and Gladys Reid Fields.  Bernard served his country as part of the United States Marine Corps.  On March 22, 1957 he married Marilyn Hertel in...

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