Terri L. (Ray) Spenneberg, 59, of Vevay, passed away Monday, November 25th, 2013, at Swiss Villa Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Vevay.
Funeral arrangements are pending at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay.
Dr. Marcella Modisett
Dr. Marcella L. Sullivan Modisett, 96, of Madison, passed away Sunday, November 24th, 2013, at her home.
Funeral arrangements will be announced by the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison.
Ethel Marie Gullion Adamski, 80, of Milton, Kentucky, passed away at 4:15 p.m. Saturday, November 23rd, 2013, at her home.
She was born July 26th, 1933, in Rising Sun in Ohio County, the loving daughter of the late Verle and Mary Barbara Chandler Gullion. She was raised in Switzerland and Ohio counties. She was a 1951 graduate of Patriot High School. She began her working career at the U.S. Shoe Corporation in Vevay.
On September 9th, 1961, she was united in marriage to Donald Adamski, Sr., in Bennington. This happy union of 52 years was blessed with a son and a daughter.
She worked as an instructional assistant for the Trimble County Schools, beginning at the middle school in 1985 and retiring from the elementary school in 1999. She was an avid bowler and had enjoyed membership in the Madison Bowling League and the Women's International Bowling League.
She enjoyed volunteering and had volunteered 3,100 hours of service with the King's Daughters' Hospital. She also volunteered for Historic Madison, Inc., concentrating her time at Dr. Hutchinson's office. In her spare time she often worked as a substitute teacher. In the evenings she loved to work cross word puzzles with her husband, Don. Ethel was known for her heartwarming smile and giving nature. She found great enjoyment in a delightful conversation and loved her dog, Sophie. She was a devoted wife, loving mother, giving grandmother and beloved sister.
Survivors include her husband of 51 years, Donald Adamski, Sr., of Milton; her son, Donald Adamski, Jr., and wife Tami of Milton; her daughter, Julie Howerton and husband Tracy of Bedford, Kentucky; her sisters, Mary Ann Leap of Madison, Barbara Jean Peelman and husband Harold of Vevay; her brother, Lee Gullion of Madison; her grandchildren, Kelsi Barnes, Cameron Adamski, Chandler Howerton and Sydney Howerton; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her father, Verle Gullion on March 6th, 1966; her mother, Mary Barbara chandler Gullion on August 7th, 1994; her brother, George Elmer "Buddy" Gullion on January 12th, 1978; and her sister, Dianna Sue Gullion Konkle on September 5th, 2013.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, November 27th, at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison, with Pastor Diane Reistroffer officiating. Burial was in Vevay Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Hosparus, 3532 Ephraim McDowell Drive in Louisville, Kentucky 40205. Online condolences may be sent to the family via the funeral home's website at www.morgan-nay.com.
Helen M. (Hatfield) Dean, age 83, of Vevay, passed away on Thursday, November 7th, 2013 at her residence.
Born January 23rd, 1930, in Harlan County, Kentucky, she was the daughter of McKinley and Lilly (Stines) Hatfield, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Arnold Otis Dean; a daughter, Debra Rouse Spurlock; a grandson, Jason Spurlock; and one brother, Bo Hatfield.
Mrs. Dean retired after 18 years of service as a line supervisor at Avon in Springdale, Ohio. She was a member of the Mt. Sterling Baptist Church, where she also played the organ for several years.
Survivors include two daughters, Shirley Jean Rouse Burkhart and her husband, Rick of Harlan, Kentucky and Pam Burk and husband Bryan of Vevay; one sister, Betty Lewellyn of Hamilton, Ohio; one brother, Sidney Hatfield of Fairfield, Ohio; one son-in-law, Joseph Spurlock, Sr.; two grandchildren, Leslie Spurlock Cochran and Joseph Spurlock; and several nieces and nephews.
Burial was held November 15th, at Rose Hill Cemetery in Hamilton, Ohio. Vail Funeral Chapel of Madison was in charge of arrangements.
Virginia Elva Long Vest, 69, of Madison, passed away at 5 a.m. Thursday, November 21st, 2013, at The Waters of Clifty Falls in Madison.
She was born October 27th, 1944, in New Washington in Clark County, the loving daughter of the late Leslie and Evelyn Laswell Long. She graduated from New Washington High School in 1962.
She was united in marriage on November 3rd, 1962, in Charlestown, to Robert Edward "Sunny" Vest. This happy union of 51 years was blessed with four sons and a daughter.
She had resided in the Jefferson County area since 1968. She was a 1982 graduate of New Albany School of Nursing. She retired in 2005 as a licensed practical nurse with the Madison State Hospital. She then worked at area nursing homes and for King's Daughters' Hospital as needed. She was a member of the Hopewell Community Church in Milton, Kentucky. She enjoyed crocheting, sewing and being with her family.
Survivors include her husband of 51 years, Robert Edward "Sunny" Vest of Madison; her four sons, Sunny Eugene Vest and wife Anita of Madison, Douglas Wayne Vest and wife Georgia of Madison, James Edward Vest and wife Dana of Versailles, and John Richard Vest and wife Ariel of Muncie; her daughter, Jenny Rebecca Vest of Madison; her sister, Della Beach of Jeffersonville; her brother, Samuel Long and wife Mary of Lexington, Indiana; her grandchildren, Jeffery, Jenna, Collin, Gideon, Lindsay, Allyson, John Robert, Alisha, Devin and John Robert; her step-grandchildren, Taryn, Amanda, Megan, Lindsey, Alex, Peyton, Chris, Josh and Jessica; her great-grandchildrn, Kadence, Camden and Cade; her step-great-grandson, Sawyer; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Leslie and Evelyn Laswell Long; her brother, Everett Long; and her sister, Shirley Davis.
Funeral services were conducted Sunday, November 24th, at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison, with Pastor James Santos, Brother Dale Day and Pastor L.C. Mcawley officiating. Interment was in Grandview Memorial Gardens near Madison.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hopewell Community Church. Online condolences may be sent to the family via the funeral home's website at www.morgan-nay.com.
Larry Michael Brawner, 74, of Canaan, passed away at 5 a.m. Monday, November 25th, 2013, at his home.
He was born August 4th, 1939, in Madison, the son of the late Cecil and Mildred Ringwald Brawner. He was raised in the Canaan community and was a 1957 graduate of the old Central High School. He joined the Madison Police Department, serving 22 years and two months as an officer and two years and 10 months in the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department, retiring in November, 1987.
He was united in marriage on July 3rd, 1959, to Beverly Gray, and to this union came three children to bless their home.
He was at home in the great outdoors, enjoying hunting, fishing, farming and horses. He was a member of the Father Rielh Council #934 of the Knights of Columbus, the Stacks of Power Lodge #128 of the Fraternal Order of Police, the Prince of Peace Catholic Church (formerly the Saint Anthony Catholic Church in China, Indiana). Larry always enjoyed children and enjoyed helping them any way he could.
Survivors include his sons, Mike Brawner and wife Becky of Madison, and David Brawner and wife Jessica of Canaan; his daughter, Missy Demaree and husband Robin of Canaan; his grandchildren, John and wife Julie, Steve, Lisa, Alyssa, Travis, Kate, Clay and Seth; his special friend, Marlene Green of Madison; and his sister, Carolyn Brawner of Madison.
He was preceded in death by his father, Cecil Brawner on November 1 7th, 1982; his mother, Mildred Ringwald Brawner on December 30th, 2006; and his wife of 34 years, Beverly Gray Brawner on August 16th, 1993.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, November 27th, at 1:30 p.m. at the St. Patrick Catholic Chapel in Madison with Father Christopher A. Craig officiating. Interment was in St. Anthony Catholic Cemetery in China. Memorial contributions may be made to the Stacks of Power Lodge #128 of the Fraternal Order of Police. Morgan & Nay Funeral Home of Madison was in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to the family via the funeral home's website at www.morgan-nay.com.
William R. Tindle, 88, of Elrod, passed away Wednesday, November 20th, 2013, at the Margaret Mary Community Hospital in Batesville.
He was born near Vevay in Switzerland County on September 22nd, 1925, the son of John and Eleanor Gieske Tindle. He was a graduate of Aurora High School and worked for 32 years as a maintenance supervisor for the I & M Electric Power Plant in Lawrenceburg. He was also a veteran of the Korean War where he attained the rank of sergeant in the Army and received the Korean Service Medal with one bronze star. He was also a farmer and a member of the Versailles Baptist Church.
He was married to Iona Faye Patrick, on July 10th, 1953, and she survives..
Other survivors include his sister, Marsha Lamson of Vevay; his brother-in-law, Thomas Fehrman of Dillsboro; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and his sister, Donna Jean Fehrman.
Funeral services were held Monday, November 25th, at the Versailles Baptist Church with Reverend Mike Cantrell officiating. Burial was in Washington Cemetery in Elrod with military graveside rites conducted by the Versailles American Legion.
Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home of Versailles was in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be given to the Diabetes Foundation, Washington Cemetery or Versailles Baptist Church in care of the funeral home.
Bernard F. Sommer, age 91, of Madison, passed away at 2:04 a.m. Monday, November 25th, 2013, at his home in Madison.
He was born March 6th, 1922, in Madison, the loving son of the late Gustav and Rose Ann Geyman Sommer, Sr. He resided all of his life in Jefferson County and was a 1941 graduate of North Madison High School. He was inducted into the U.S. Army during World War II and was honorably discharged.
He was united in marriage on April 12th, 1947, at the St. Patrick Catholic Church to Clara Mae Hoffmann. This happy union of 66 years was blessed with three daughters and two sons.
He went to work as an apprentice under Edward Hoffmann and soon became the owner of Sommer Masonry. He retired in 1988 after many years of restoring and brick laying. He was a member of the Prince of Peace Catholic Church; a 50 year member of the International Union of Brick Layers and Allied Craft Workers of Indiana and Kentucky Local No. 4; and the Knights of Columbus Lodge. Bernard was an avid gardener, enjoyed yard work, being outdoors, computer card games, the beach and IU Basketball.
Bernard will be missed by his loving wife of 66 years, Clara Mae Hoffmann Sommer of Madison, Indiana; his loving daughters, Judy Sommer and her companion, Chris Land of Louisville, Kentucky, Connie Wolf and her husband, Bob of Madison, Cindy Long and husband, Eston of Hanover; his loving son, Mike Sommer and wife, Peggy of Madison; his loving grandchildren, Kelly Hill, Brad Wolf, Katie Sommer and Joe Sommer; his loving great-grandchildren, Bailey Wolf, Casey and Tyler Hill; his step-grandchildren, Steve and Jason Long; his step-great-grandchildren, Alyssa Long, Cadence Long, Kristen Long, Adelee Long and Violet Long; his sister, Pauline "Polly" Whalen of Durango, Colorado; his sister-in-law, Margaret Sommer of Madison; his brothers-in-law, Jack Williams of Huntsville, Alabama, Harold Yancey, Sr., of Madison, Phillip Hoffmann of Madison; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Gustav and Rose Ann Geyman Sommer, Sr.; his son, Bernard Joseph Sommer, died in 1948; his brother, Gustav Sommer, Jr., and his wife, Emma; his brother, Herman Sommer and his wife, Norma; his brother, Raymond Sommer; his sister, Mary Elizabeth "Toots" Williams; and his sister, Frances Yancey.
Funeral Mass will be conducted on Saturday, November 30th, at 11 a.m., by Father Christopher Craig at the St. Patrick Catholic Chapel, 310 West State Street in Madison. Interment will follow in the Saint Patrick Catholic Cemetery in Madison.
Friends may call Friday from 4-8 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive, Madison.
The Rosary will be prayed on Friday at 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
Military honors will be conducted at the graveside by Jefferson Post 9, of the American Legion
Memorial contributions may be made to the Friends of Shawe and Pope John. Cards are available at the funeral home.
Dora Eleanor Kibble, 68, of Rising Sun, passed away Sunday, November 24th, 2013, in Rising Sun.
She was born June 6th, 1945, in Centerville, Tennessee, the loving daughter of the late Charles W. and Dorothy Louise Garrett Kibble. She was raised in Centerville and attended school there. She was employed early in life with the Muscatatuck Developmental Center in Butlerville in the dietary department for several years. She then worked for the Dairy Queen in Rising Sun in dietary. She retired at the age of 62 from Woodland Hills Nursing Home in Lawrenceburg. She had resided the past 13 years in Rising Sun and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Rising Sun. She enjoyed being with her family, working word puzzle books, playing cards and watching the Bengals.
Survivors include her four daughters, Lynn Gibson and husband Bobby of Florence, Jessica Riedman and husband Michael of Osgood, Jenny Calvert and husband Tom of Shelbyille, Kentucky, and Debbie Knight and husband Terry of North Vernon; her three sons, Earl Hopper and wife Lisa of Osgood, Jacob Bladen and wife Anna of North Vernon, and Josh Bladen of Napoleon; her grandchildren, Natasha, Earl, Jr., Angel, Justin, Charlie, Brandon, Carrie, Eli, Brady, Kelsey, Destiny, Michael, Dixie, Thomas Franklin, Jr.; her great-grandchildren, Wayne, Nathan and Aiden; her sister, Linda Herin of Florida; her two brothers, Larry Kibble of Pennsylvania and Charles Kibble of Alabama; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Besides her parents, she was also preceded in death by her son, Gabriel Isaac Bladen; and her grandson, Robert H. "Bobby" Gibson, Jr., in 2003.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, November 29th, at Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay, with Reverend Jim Jenkins officiating. Burial will be in Vevay Cemetery. Friends may call from noon to service time Friday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor's choice. Online condolences may be sent to the family via the funeral home's website at www.haskellandmorrison.com.
Kaitlyn Rose Eaglin, premature infant daughter of Dustin Allen Eaglin and Jayme Estelle (Ballard) Day, passed away at 4:29 a.m. Friday, November 22nd, 2013, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio, with her loving mommy and daddy at her side.
Her expected birthday was to be March 11th, 2014. Kaitlyn Rose's parents stated she was a very active little girl, who was strong and fought hard to survive.
She is survived by her loving mommy and daddy, Jayme Estelle (Ballard) Day and Dustin Allen Eaglin of Vevay; her big brothers, Levi Day of Vevay, Bentley Eaglin of Vevay, and Braxton Eaglin of Vevay; her maternal grandpa, Larry Ballard of Glasgow, Kentucky; her maternal great-grandparents, Mary and Jamie Lester of Lawrenceburg; her maternal great-grandma, Mary Ballard of Glasgow, Kentucky; her paternal grandpa, Larry Eaglin of Madison; her paternal grandparents, Mary Diane and Rob Harmeyer of Batesville; her paternal great-grandparents, Thelma and Donald Schornick of Milan; several aunts, uncles, cousins and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her maternal grandmother, Candice Ballard in June, 1998; her maternal great-grandpa, Clarence Ballard; and her maternal great-great-grandma, Clara Lewis.
Graveside services were conducted Tuesday, November 26th, by Pastor Pat Lanman with burial in River View Cemetery in Aurora. Memorial contributions may be made to the Kaitlyn Rose Eaglin Memorial Fund. Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home of Vevay is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to the family via the funeral home's website at www.haskellandmorrison.com.
Kameron Alexander Dillon, infant son of John and Ashley Dillon, and great-grandson of Diane Kay Byram of Greensburg, formerly of East Enterprise, died Friday, November 15th, 2013.
Kameron was born August 31st, 2013.
He will be laid to rest, awaiting his resurrection by Jesus, in a family plot in Indianapolis.
All funeral services are in Indianapolis.
Nelda Jean Bledsoe, 86, of Otisco, Indiana, passed away Wednesday, November 20th, 2013, at her home.
She was born on June 9th, 1927, to Wesley C. and Betty D. (Mitchell) Burd in Louisville, Kentucky. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Reverend Garrett Bledsoe; son, Garry J. Bledsoe; and son-in-law, David L. Goodwin.
Survivors include her daughter, Westa Goodwin of Charlestown, Indiana; her son, Mark Bledsoe (Kay) of Borden, Indiana; her daughter-in-law, Linda Bledsoe of Charlestown; eight grandchildren, and 20 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, November 23rd, at the First Baptist Church in Charlestown, with burial following at the Charlestown Cemetery. Grayson Funeral Home of Charlestown was in charge of arrangements.
Ronnie Lee Giltner, 51, of Florence, passed away at 1:34 p.m. Tuesday, November 19th, 2013, at his residence.
He was born September 11th, 1962, in Madison, the loving son of Jimmie Lee and the late Helen C. (Ballard) Giltner. He was raised in Jefferson County where he was a 1982 graduate of Madison Consolidated High School. He was formerly employed in maintenance for Arvin-Meritor, Inc., for 25 years. He was baptized at the First Baptist Church in Madison. He will be remembered for his love of NASCAR and his dog, "Pup."
Survivors include his father, Jimmie Lee Giltner of Lexington, Indiana; his sister, Tammy Scudder and husband Barry of Florence; his brother, Mike Giltner of Louisville, Kentucky; his grandmother, Paulina Giltner of Madison; his niece, Sarah Beavers; and his nephew, Josh Keller.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Helen C. (Ballard) Giltner; his grandfather, Lynn Giltner; his grrandmother, Hazel Thevenow; and his uncle, Joe Ballard.
There will be no funeral service and no visitation. Memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warriors. Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home of Vevay is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to the family via the funeral home's website at www.haskellandmorrison.com.