Obituaries

Helen Hiltz, 83

March 6, 2014
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Helen (Betsy) Hiltz, 83, of Dover, Indiana passed Wednesday, March 5, 2014. She is survived by her loving family: Gary (Jane) Hiltz of Yorkville, IN, Tim (Kim) Hiltz of Dover, IN, Cheryl (Joe) Lieland of Dover, IN, Rhonda (Ken) Trabel of Dover, IN, Melanie (Ed) Gutzwiller of St. Leon, IN, Lisa (Bernie) Nobbe of...

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Mildred I. “Millie” Long Brown

March 6, 2014
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Mildred I. “Millie” Long Brown

Mildred I “Millie” Long Brown, 77,  of Aurora, Indiana passed away Wednesday, March 5, 2014 in Lawrenceburg, IN. She was born Sunday, December 6, 1936 in Lawrenceburg, Indiana, Daughter of the late Emery Knippenberg and the late Bonnie Hynds Knippenberg. Millie was a avid reader and she enjoyed collecting Longaberger Baskets, it was one...

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Paul Kenneth Riddell

March 5, 2014
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Paul Kenneth Riddell, 82, Dillsboro, IN passed away Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at the Dearborn County Hospital, Lawrenceburg, IN. Paul is survived by his wife, Connie Riddell, sons, Kenneth, John & Jason Riddell, by daughters, Cindy Riddell, Becky Lageman, & Yvonne Weaver, by brothers, Charles & Bill Riddell and by sisters, Vivian Cotton &...

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Florence A. Carpenter

March 5, 2014
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Florence A. Carpenter

Florence A. Manlief Carpenter, 92 of Moores Hill, passed away Tuesday March 4, 2014 at Dearborn County Hospital Lawrenceburg; IN. Florence was born Wednesday May 4, 1921 in Moores Hill the daughter of Charles E. and Florence (Bennett) Carpenter.  She married Weldon Manlief who preceded her in death May 16, 1979 then later married...

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Dorothy Francis (McCord) LaVelle

Dorothy Francis (McCord) LaVelle

Mrs. Dorothy Francis (McCord) LaVelle, age 90, of Patriot, Indiana, entered this life on April 30,1923, in Batavia, Ohio, the daughter of the late, Dan C. & Carolina (Wheatley) McCord. She was raised in Batavia & Dayton, Ohio, where she was a 1940 high school graduate in Dayton, Ohio & attended Business College in...

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Charles Flick Jr., 87

March 5, 2014
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Charles Flick Jr., 87

Charles L. Flick, Jr., 87, of the Hopewell community near Holton passed away Monday, March 3, 2014 at the Columbus Regional Hospital. He was born near Holton on December 7, 1926 the son of Charles and Emma Detraz Flick. He was married to Mabel Comer on October 15, 1949 and his wife of 64...

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Frederick Whitney Rockwood

March 5, 2014
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Frederick Whitney Rockwood

Frederick Whitney Rockwood, 66, Batesville, Indiana, passed away peacefully at his home on March 3, 2014. He was born in Salt Lake City, Utah on December 18, 1947 to Lewis Frederick and Muriel Whitney Rockwood, both deceased. In 1967, he served a mission to the Southern Far East Mission of the Church of Jesus...

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James Thomas Ripps

March 4, 2014
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James Thomas Ripps, 71 of Lawrenceburg, passed away Wednesday February 12, 2014 at Dearborn County Hospital in Lawrenceburg. James was born Tuesday July 7, 1942 in Cheyenne, WY the son of James and Mae (Lewis) Ripps.   He married Megan Ripps who survives.  James was in the Navy serving his country during the Vietnam and...

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Thomas R. Waechter

March 4, 2014
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Thomas R. Waechter

Thomas R. Waechter, age 64 of Oldenburg, Indiana, died Sunday, March 2, 2014 at his residence. Born December 21, 1949 in Batesville, Indiana, he is the son of Genevieve (Nee: Langferman) and Irvin “Muggs” Waechter. He married Susan Osburn May 24, 1969 at Holy Family Catholic Church in Oldenburg. Tom was a self-employed Design...

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Fern Christine Amrhein

March 4, 2014
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Fern Christine Amrhein

Fern Christine Amrhein (nee Eckerle), age 94 of Brookville, passed away March 1, 2014 at The Waters of Batesville.  She was born February 13, 1920 in Franklin County to Albert and Amelia Eckerle.  She was married May 25, 1940 to Maurice Amrhein, who preceded her in death.  She was a homemaker who lived most...

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