Obituaries

Kathyrn Baker Yocum

December 12, 2013
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Kathyrn Baker Yocum

Kathyrn Baker Yocum, 73, of Metamora, Indiana, went home to be our Lord on December 10, 2013.  She was born on October 19, 1940 in Metamora to Russell and Bertha Reed Baker. Kathryn was a homemaker, enjoyed going to yard sales and was known as the “Yard Sale Queen.”   She is survived by...

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David P. Meyer

December 10, 2013
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David P. Meyer, 61, of Brookville, died Monday, December 9, 2013 at Fayette Regional Hospital in Connersville.   He was born July 5, 1952 in Batesville, Indiana to Mack and Peg Rusterholz Meyer.  David graduated from Eastern Kentucky University.  He married Becky White on April 24, 1976 in Louisville, Kentucky and she survives.  David...

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Edward Joe Peters, age 61

December 10, 2013
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Edward Joe Peters, age 61

Edward Joe Peters, age 61 of Greensburg, IN passed away Saturday, December 7, 2013 at Margaret Mary Health in Batesville, IN.  Born September 11, 1952 in Greensburg, he is the son of Donald L. & Leona J. (Schwier) Peters.   He married Linda Pike on July 24, 1992 in Elizabethtown, KY.  Donald loved being...

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Sr. Dorothy Steckler O.S.F.

December 10, 2013
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Sr. Dorothy Steckler O.S.F.

Sr. Dorothy Steckler, formerly Sr. Mary Bernarda, age 96 of the Srs. of St. Francis, died Monday, December 9, 2013 at convent.  Born July 18, 1917 in Nesbit, Indiana, she is the daughter of Anna (Nee: Hillenbrand) and John Steckler. She entered the convent June 16, 1932 and made her final vows January 6,...

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Louise O’ Connor

December 9, 2013
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Louise O’ Connor

Louise O’Connor, 70, of  Aurora, IN, passed away Sunday, December 8, 2013 in Rising Sun, IN. She was born Wednesday, April 28, 1943 in Garrard County, KY, Daughter of the late Edward Holmes and the late Nancy Ellen Osborn Holmes. She worked as a Nurses Aid for Terrace View & Shady Nook Nursing Homes,...

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Nancy E. Grunkemeyer

December 9, 2013
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Nancy E. Grunkemeyer

Nancy E. Grunkemeyer, age 91 of Cincinnati and formerly of St. Mary’s, Indiana, died Saturday, December 7, 2013 at Llanfair Retirement Community in Cincinnati where she resided for the past three years.  Born April 13, 1922 in Cincinnati, she is the daughter of Inez (Nee: Looker) and Harry Cook.  She married Leonard Grunkemeyer October...

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Sharon J. Caldwell

December 9, 2013
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Sharon J. Caldwell

Sharon J. Caldwell, 51 of Harrison, OH departed this life on Sunday, December 8, 2013 at her home. She was born July 12, 1962 in Connersville, IN, a daughter of Earnest R. and Dorothy E. (Reese) Phillips. Sharon enjoyed antiquing, fishing, crafts and most of all spending time with family and friends. She is...

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Jean Ison

December 9, 2013
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Jean Ison

  Jean Ison, age 85, one month and 12 days, passed away in the loving arms of her husband, December 6, 2013 at their residence.  Born October 24, 1928 on Kingscreek in Letcher County, Kentucky to George H. and Polly Mitchell Ison. Married Billy G. Ison May 22, 1948 in Whitesburg, Kentucky and he...

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Esther C. Kelly

December 8, 2013
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Esther C. Kelly, 73, of Rising Sun, IN passed away Saturday, December 7, 2013 at University Hospital, Cincinnati, OH. She is survived by her companion of 32 years, Paul Gibson, sons, Jeff and Michael Kelly, daughter, Debra Thomas, step-son, Paul Gibson II, by a brother, Ben Couch , by sisters, Louise Riehle & Reva...

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Everett Eugene “Gene” Carter

December 7, 2013
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Everett Eugene “Gene”  Carter, 75 ,  of Lawrenceburg, IN,  passed away Thursday, December 5, 2013 in Lawrenceburg, IN. He was born Sunday, March 3, 1938 in Dearborn County, Indiana, Son of the late James Carter and the late Florence Kent Carter. He was a Dry Wall installer.  Gene enjoyed watching football, was a Nascar...

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