Obituaries

Hubert William “Bill” Cochran

February 17, 2014
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H. William “Bill” Cochran, 89, Rising Sun, IN passed away February 16, 2014 at the Dearborn County Hospital, Lawrenceburg, IN. Bill is survived by daughters, Connie Young, Gail Short & Tina Cochran. Funeral services are Thursday, February 20, 2014, 11:00 AM at the Markland Funeral Home, Rising Sun, IN. Friends are invited to call...

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Frances L. Smith

February 17, 2014
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Frances L. Smith

Frances L. Smith, 73, of Burlington, KY., formerly of Aurora, Indiana,  passed away Sunday, February 16, 2014 in Edgewood, KY. She was born Friday, June 7, 1940 in Erlanger, KY, Daughter of the late Willis Bevis and the late Lonie Dunn Bevis. Frances worked as a Merchandise Handler for GAP, retiring after over 15...

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Cellie Caudill

February 17, 2014
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Cellie Caudill

Cellie Caudill, age 79 of Batesville, died Saturday, February 15, 2014 at Margaret Mary Health.  Born February 13, 1935 in Letcher County Kentucky, she is the daughter of Eliza (Nee: Hall) and Wilson Fields.  She married Harold Caudill February 8, 1950 in Jeremiah, Kentucky and he preceded her in death on January 24, 2013. ...

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Susan Jane Frantz

February 17, 2014
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Susan Jane Frantz

Susan Jane Frantz, 71,  of Aurora, IN, passed away February 15, 2014 in Fort Wayne IN. She was born March 4, 1942 in Cincinnati OH. She grew up on the banks of the Ohio river in Aurora and was never happier than when she was surrounded by her hills and could watch the river....

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Terry G. Harmon

Mr. Terry G. Harmon, age 50, of Aurora, Indiana, entered this life on April 19, 1963, in Madison, Indiana, the son of the late, Wilfred “Dub” & Freda Maxine (Allen) Harmon. He was raised in Switzerland County, Indiana & attended high school in Aurora, Indiana. Terry was a Slot Attendant for the Rising Star...

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Edwin Lee “Freak” James Sr.

February 16, 2014
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Edwin Lee “Freak” James Sr.

Edwin Lee “Freak” James Sr., 83, of Aurora, Indiana, passed away Sunday, February 16, 2014 in Lawrenceburg, I N. He was born Friday, October 17, 1930 in Aurora, Indiana, Son of the late Edwin Arthur James and the late Nola Satchwell James. Edwin worked at Alton Box from 1950-1997. He then worked at Aurora...

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Mr. George Bryant Adams

Mr. George Bryant Adams

Mr. George Bryant Adams, age 49, of Vevay, Indiana, entered this life on September 4, 1964, in Madison, Indiana, the loving son of the late, Arthur Bettens “Art” & Betty Jean (Otter) Adams. He was raised in Switzerland County, Indiana, where he was a 1982 graduate of Switzerland County High School. He earned his...

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Gary Donald Springmeyer, 55

February 16, 2014
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Gary Donald Springmeyer, 55, Greensburg, passed away on Friday, February 14, 2014 in Greensburg. He was born to Don and Ruth Springmeyer on February 10, 1959. Gary attended, and graduated from Greensburg High School.  Upon graduation, he worked for both Stewart Seeds and James Rivers in Greensburg.  When Print Pack purchased the James Rivers...

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Gary Lee Kessens

February 16, 2014
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Gary Lee Kessens

Gary Lee Kessens, age 64 of Batesville, Indiana passed away on Friday, February 14, 2014 at St. Andrews Health Campus in Batesville. He was born on July 12, 1949 in Batesville to Virgil & Eileen (Klostermeyer) Kessens.  Gary graduated from Batesville High School in 1967 and also attended Versailles Vocational School. On February 14,...

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William Raymond “Bill” Welch

February 15, 2014
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William Raymond “Bill” Welch

William Raymond “Bill” Welch, 79,  of Aurora, IN, passed away Saturday, February 15, 2014 in Lawrenceburg, IN. He was born Saturday, June 2, 1934 in Cincinnati, Ohio, Son of the late Walter Raymond Welch and the late Opal L. Stewart Welch. Bill worked as a Heavy Equipment Operator  for Fernald, retiring after over 40...

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