Obituaries

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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Mrs. Gerri Lou (Tapp) Gregory

Mrs. Gerri Lou (Tapp) Gregory

Mrs. Gerri Lou (Tapp) Gregory, age 54, of Florence, Indiana, entered this life on June 2, 1959, in Milan, Indiana, the daughter of the late, Wallace & Thelma E. (Harmon) Tapp. She was raised in Switzerland County, Indiana, where she was a 1977 graduate of Switzerland County High School. Gerri was united in marriage...

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John Marshall Mann

March 3, 2014
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John Marshall Mann age 60 of Osgood, Indiana passed away Saturday, March 1, 2014 at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana in Columbus, Indiana. John entered this life on March 13, 1953 in Memphis, Tennessee . He was the son of JC & Rosemary Elizabeth O’Banion Mann. On September 6, 1975 he was united...

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Leland Carl Houston II

March 2, 2014
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Leland Carl Houston II

Leland Carl Houston II of Sunman, Indiana passed away Thursday, February 27, 2014 in Lawrenceburg, IN at 49 years old.  He was born on March 25, 1964 the son of Leland Carl and Frances (Bennett) Houston in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was a graduate of South Dearborn High School and a member of the Milan...

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Fern Nadina Hayes

March 2, 2014
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Fern Nadina Hayes

Fern Nadina Hayes, 93 of Batesville, IN passed into glory on Saturday, March 1, 2014. She was born on January 10, 1921 to John and Matilda Nelson. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 29 years John F. Hayes, her brothers Norman and Marvin Nelson, and her sister Marion Houdek. She...

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