Our Obituaries

Alva Lou Frost

November 20, 1939 - January 26, 2018

Alva Lou Frost, 78 years of age passed away Friday, January 26, 2018 in New Albany. She was born November 20, 1939 in Drennon Springs, KY to the late Luther and Mildred Williams and was a former member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in New Albany. Along with her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Fred Frost. Alva was a kind, generous human being who brought a smile to everyone she...
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Ruth Elaine Wardell

January 23, 1931 - January 22, 2018

Ruth Elaine Wardell, 86 years of age passed away, Monday, January 22, 2018 at Lincoln Hill Health Campus in New Albany, Indiana. She was born January 23, 1931 in New Albany, Indiana to the late Frank and Emily (McBride) Ware. Along with her parents, Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, Richard "Dick" Wardell.Survivors include her sons Robert F. Wardell, Michael R. Wardell (Colleen); two...
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Gerald E. Tyler

July 12, 1933 - January 21, 2018

Gerald E. "Jerry" Tyler, 84 years of age, died Sunday January 21, 2018 at the Southern Indiana Rehab Hospital. He was born July 12, 1933 in New Albany to the late Curtis and Nellie (Kime) Tyler and was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. Jerry was a 1953 graduate of New Albany High School where he distinguished himself in Track and Field. He and Suzanne Wolford were married in 1956, and...
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Charles R. Hawkins

July 15, 1931 - January 21, 2018

Charles R. Hawkins, 86 years of age died Sunday, January 21, 2018 at Baptist Health Floyd in New Albany, Indiana. He was born July 15, 1931 in Bonnieville, Kentucky to the late John and Pearl (Williamson) Hawkins. Charlie was a United States Marine Corps veteran of the Korean War and retired from General Electric after 30 years. He was a member of VFW Post 1693, Bonnie Sloan American Legion,...
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Barbara A. Adams

July 3, 1946 - January 20, 2018

Barbara A. (Dillow) Adams, 71, passed away Saturday, January 20, 2018 at Baptist Health Floyd in New Albany, IN. The daughter of the late Charles E. and Dorothy J. (White) Dillow, Barbara was born July 3, 1946 in New Albany. She was a 1964 graduate of New Albany High School and 1968 graduate of Eastern Kentucky University. Barbara taught elementary education in the New Albany Floyd County and...
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Charles D. Neal

January 10, 1941 - January 17, 2018


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Margaret Drake Veath

January 30, 1923 - January 16, 2018

Margaret "Cissie" Zoeller Drake Veath, 94 years of age died Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at Westminster Village in Clarksville, Indiana.Cremation was chosen. A Memorial Mass will be held at a later date. Kraft Funeral Service, 2776 Charlestown Road, New Albany, Indiana 47150.Online condolences may be made to www.kraftfs.com
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William E. Roberts

September 21, 1932 - January 15, 2018

William E. "Bill" Roberts, 85 years of age, died Monday January 15, 2018 surrounded by his loving children in Louisville, Kentucky. He was born September 21, 1932 in Major, Kentucky located in Owsley County to the late Ernest Miller and Emma Lucy (Allen) Roberts. Bill was a retired engineer after 37 years with L & N Railroad and a United States Navy veteran serving four years during the Korean...
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Shannon Reid

August 30, 1944 - January 13, 2018

Shannon Reid, 73 years of age died Saturday January 13, 2018 at Baptist Health Floyd Hospital. He was born August 30, 1944 in Stanford, Kentucky to the late Arthur and Hattie (Cress) Reid and was an owner operator truck driver his entire life. He was last employed by T.C.X. Trucking out of Nashville, TN. He will be fondly remembered and missed by his family and friends. Shannon was preceded in...
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Birdie Elizabeth Whiteside

November 6, 1940 - January 8, 2018

Birdie Elizabeth Whiteside, 77 years of age passed away Monday, January 8, 2018 at her home in St. Petersburg, FL. Birdie was born November 6, 1940 in Fern Creek, KY to the late Theodore and Dorothy Breeding, she was a longtime resident of Henryville, IN and retired from Public Service Indiana. She was preceded in death by her husband David Whiteside, brothers, Roger and David Breeding, and a...
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Mary W. Smith

August 13, 1939 - January 8, 2018

Mary W. (Love) Smith, 77 years of age died Monday January 8, 2018. Mary was born August 13, 1939 in Union City, TN to the late Hubbard Isbell and Ruth (King) Bledsoe. She was a registered nurse at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville, IN for some thirty six years until her retirement and was a longtime member of Galatian Baptist Church in New Albany. She will be fondly remembered and...
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Alice Marcia Kellams

January 29, 1930 - January 8, 2018

Alice Marcia Kellams passed away Monday night, January 8th, at 7:44 PM at Lincoln Hills Health Care Center in New Albany. She died peacefully with her family by her side. Alice was born in New Albany on January 29, 1930. She is preceded in death by her parents, Herbert Edward and Mary Louise Bland; two sisters, Martha and Mary Bland; a brother, Herbert Louis "Louie" Bland; and her loving...
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Esther Ramona Belles

February 21, 1929 - January 8, 2018

Esther Ramona (O'Bannon) Belles, 88 years of age died Monday January 8, 2018. She was born February 21, 1929 in New Albany to the late Glenda Dewey and Minnie E. (Brinley) O'Bannon. Ramona was formerly a telephone operator with the old Bell Telephone Company and for 30 years the office manager with Silver Creek Water Corporation until her retirement. She was the widow of her husband of 57...
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Robert G. Hall

July 11, 1930 - January 8, 2018

Robert G. "Bob" Hall, 87 years of age died Monday, January 8, 2018. He was born July 11, 1930 in Gilley, Kentucky to the late Benjamin Franklin and Nancy Jane (Holcomb) Hall. Bob was a veteran of the United States Air Force and a retired teacher with the New Albany Floyd County School System. He had a passion for woodworking and ceramics and was preceded in death by his wife, Kate (Smith) Hall...
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Henry E. Gehring

September 20, 1930 - January 5, 2018

Henry E. Gehring, Jr., 87, died Friday, January 5, 2018 at home with his son by his side. The son of the late Olga (Huzli) and Henry E. Gehring, Sr., Henry was born September 20, 1930 in Louisville, Kentucky. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and was a retired cigar sales representative. Henry was an avid horse racing fan and loved polka music. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in...
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David A. Cave

September 12, 1959 - January 5, 2018

David A. Cave, 58, passed away January 5, 2018 at home after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born to Ancil and Betty (Hebel) Cave on September 12, 1959 in Louisville, Kentucky. David graduated from North Harrison High School in 1977 (Ramsey, IN) and received a BS in Marketing from Indiana State University Evansville (USI) in 1980. He married college sweetheart Karen Erickson in 1981. ...
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Carl David Amos

March 11, 1937 - January 4, 2018

Carl David Amos, 80 years of age died Thursday, January 4, 2018 at Rolling Hills Nursing Home in New Albany, Indiana. He was born March 11, 1937 in Lafayette, Indiana to the late Walter and Helen Amos. Carl was a veteran of the United States Marine Corp and was a retired supervisor at DD Williamson Company in Louisville. He was preceded in death by his wives, Rosell and Geneva, and grandson,...
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Verna Mae Montgomery

October 8, 1945 - January 3, 2018

Arrangements under the direction of Kraft Funeral Service, New Albany, IN.
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Robert M. McDonald

January 6, 1941 - January 2, 2018

Robert M. "Bobby" McDonald, 76 years of age died Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at his home in Ormond Beach, Florida. He was born January 6, 1941 in Louisville, Kentucky to the late James and Margaret McDonald. Bobby worked in the stone industry his entire life and founded McDonald Marble and Stone in 1995. Bob loved speed, from cars to motorcycles to boats. His love for his family was as strong as...
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Anna Marie Hustedt

October 24, 1935 - December 31, 2017

ANNA MARIE (BOWERS) HUSTEDT, 82, slipped away to Heaven on Sunday, December 31, 2017. The daughter of the late Louis and Alberta (Lipp) Bowers, Anna was born October 24, 1935 in Louisville, KY. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Hustedt. Anna's crowning jewel in life was her role as a loving and devoted wife and mother to her husband, children, and...
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Melody Ann Dabney-Layton

January 8, 1968 - December 29, 2017

Melody Ann (Freeman) Dabney-Layton, 49 years of age died Friday December 29, 2017 at Clark Memorial Hospital. She was born January 8, 1968 in Norwood, Ohio to Clarence "Howard" and Helen (Baker) Freeman and was formerly employed at the Census Bureau in Jeffersonville, IN. Melody loved pets and will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by her family and friends.Survivors include: Husband Mike...
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Janis Hook McNutt

October 3, 1947 - December 26, 2017

Janis Hook McNutt, 70 years of age, died Tuesday December 26, 2017 with her husband at her side. Janis was born October 3, 1947 in New Albany, Indiana to the late Carl Hook and Patsy (Robb) Hook Hansford. Janis retired after some 35 years in the banking business serving both as a Vice-President and in International Banking with several banks throughout the years. She loved her husband and dance...
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William R. Yates

September 26, 1923 - December 25, 2017

Funeral services for William R. "Bill" Yates, 94, of Jeffersonville, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, December 30, at Kraft Funeral Home, Charlestown Road Chapel, New Albany, IN. with burial in Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park. He died Monday, Dec. 25, 2017, at Clark Memorial Hospital.He was a retired auto salesperson from Bales Motor Co. in Jeffersonville, former employee at American Tobacco Co....
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Lena Austin

November 30, 1930 - December 24, 2017

LENA SCHROEDER AUSTIN, passed away Sunday, December 24, 2017 surrounded by family. Born in Thorpe, Wisconsin, she was the daughter of the late Jesse and Walley Konczak Schroeder. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Leslie Austin. She is survived by seven children: Linda Helm (Phil), Mike Austin (Cookie), Jeff Austin (Kate), Kathy Jeffries (Andre), Randy Austin...
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Craig Plummer

December 14, 1970 - December 22, 2017

Craig Plummer, 47 years of age passed away December 22, 2017. He was born December 14, 1970 in New Albany, Indiana to John and Margie Plummer. Craig was the shop manager from Heimbrock, Inc. in Louisville and was an avid golfer, mostly playing at the New Albany Springs.Survivors include his son, Jonathan Plummer (Taylor); parents, John and Margie Plummer; brother, Adam Plummer (Tracie);...
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Norma J. Johnson

August 31, 1937 - December 21, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park.
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Charles W. Wimp

September 7, 1934 - December 21, 2017

Charles W. Wimp, Sr., 83 years of age passed away December 21, 2017. He was born September 7, 1934 in New Albany, Indiana to the late William and Georgia (Evans) Wimp. Charles served in both the United States Marine Corps and Air Force near the end of the Korean War with duty throughout the U.S. and Trinidad. He was preceded by his loving wife, Shirley (Reynolds) Wimp. Survivors include his...
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Vera Marie Miller

October 12, 1914 - December 14, 2017

Dateline: New Albany, Indiana December 14, 2017Vera Marie (Bourdon) Miller, 103 years of age passed away Thursday December 14, 2017 at Autumn Woods Health Care Campus in New Albany. She was born October 12, 1914 in Bay City Michigan to the late Joseph and Edna Bourdon and was the widow of Paul Robert Miller who died in 1991. Vera was wonderful mom, wife, and homemaker who also worked as a...
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William R. Boyd

December 25, 1930 - December 12, 2017

William R. Boyd, 86 years of age died Tuesday December 12, 2017. He was born December 25, 1930 in Detroit, Michigan to the late Mark and Anna (King) Boyd. Bill was the widower of Helen L. (Heustis) Boyd who died in September of 2016 and was a retired truck driver with the Sealtest Company for some 43 years. He also was an antique car enthusiast and longtime member of the Hoosier Knobs Car Club...
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Betty J. Derebery

March 27, 1927 - December 12, 2017

Betty J. (Bethards) Derebery, 90 years of age, passed away Tuesday, December 12, 2017. She was born in Springfield, OH, on March 27, 1927 to the late Fred and Julia Bethards and was preceded in death by her husbands, George Doss, Theodore Lewis, and Morris Derebery, and a son Mark Doss. Survivors include her daughters, Virginia Johnson, Kathleen Love (Mike), sons, George Doss (Sally), Paul Doss ...
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Grace A. Beanblossom

November 29, 1939 - December 11, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park.
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Larry M. Cozine

May 21, 1948 - December 11, 2017

Larry M. Cozine, 69 years of age died Monday December 11, 2017 with his family by his side. He was born May 21, 1948 in Louisville, Kentucky to the late John W. and Carrie (Murray) Cozine. Larry was a Registered Architect in Kentucky and Indiana, and a member of the American Institute of Architects. He retired after 30 plus years with the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers in Louisville, Kentucky. He...
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Thelma Joann Zachary

November 10, 1936 - December 7, 2017

Thelma Joann Perry Zachary, 81 years of age died Thursday, December 7, 2017 at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville, Indiana. She was born November 10, 1936 in New Albany, Indiana to the late Joseph and Estella Perry.A reception of family and friends will be from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm Thursday, December 14, 2017 at Kraft Funeral Service, 2776 Charlestown Road, New Albany, Indiana. The family...
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Jeanne K. Lamb

January 5, 1944 - December 4, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park.
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William M. Vierling

March 13, 1957 - December 4, 2017

WILLIAM M. VIERLING, JR., 60, passed away at home on Monday, December 4, 2017 surrounded by his family. The son of the late Joan Bradford and William M. Vierling, Sr., Bill was born March 13, 1957 in Louisville KY. Bill was an expert in the structured settlement business. He volunteered at the McCullough and Sellersburg Fire Departments, worked as an EMT, and was a 911 dispatcher for the Floyd...
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Velma J. Hanger

December 10, 1922 - December 4, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park.
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Harold Underwood

April 22, 2016 - December 2, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park.
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James L. End

July 16, 1935 - December 2, 2017

James L. "Jim" End, 82 years of age passed Saturday December 2, 2017. He was born July 16, 1935 in Louisville, KY to the late William and Mary Lee End. He was a Civil Engineer at Can-Tex Industries and was the former owner of Jim End Contracting. Jim enjoyed spending time and raising cattle on his farm in Breckenridge County, KY and was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years Billie Rae End....
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Ronald Carl Dietrich

April 24, 1948 - November 30, 2017

Ronald C. "Ron" Dietrich, 69 years of age passed away Thursday November 30, 2017. He was born April 24, 1948 in New Albany, Indiana to the late Carl and Selma (Schoen) Dietrich. Ron was a retired electrical engineer with Jeffboat and a lifetime active member of Grace Lutheran Church where he served as Head Trustee for many years. He will always be remembered for his love of Christmas and...
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Leif Ashby

November 10, 1985 - November 30, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park.
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Kenneth E. Bedan

June 10, 1950 - November 30, 2017

Kenneth E. Bedan, 67 years of age passed away Thursday November 30, 2017 in New Albany. Kenneth was born June 10, 1950 in New Albany to the late Leo and Evelyn (Schroeder) Bedan, and was preceded in death by his brother Wayne Bedan. He was an auto body repairman at New Albany Auto Body for 45 years as well as a school bus driver for the New Albany-Floyd County School System. He had many...
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Wilma Elizabeth Terhune

October 4, 1924 - November 29, 2017

Wilma Elizabeth (Harman) Terhune, 93 years of age passed away Wednesday November 29, 2017 at Baptist Health Floyd in New Albany. She was born October 4, 1924 in Georgetown, Indiana. Wilma was retired from the Floyd County Food Stamp Office in New Albany and was the widow of R.D. Terhune. She will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by her family and all who knew her. She was preceded in...
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Margie B. Smith

November 24, 1927 - November 28, 2017

Margie B. (Daugherty) Smith, 90 years of age passed away Tuesday November 28, 2017. She was born November 24, 1927 in Huntingburg, Indiana to the late Elmer C. and Cynthia (McLemore) Daugherty. She was the widow of James H. Smith and was a wonderful homemaker, mother and housewife. Margie was very active and will be fondly remembered and missed by her family and friends. She was a member of...
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Alfred Edwards Winslow

October 8, 1919 - November 28, 2017

Alfred Edwards Winslow, 98 years of age passed away Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at The Villages at Historic Silvercrest in New Albany. Alfred was born October 8, 1919 in Clinton, MA to the late Guy Herbert and Ruby Anita Winslow. He received his PhD from MIT and was a retired chemist from Borden Chemical Co. Alfred was a member of the Louisville Hiking Club, Daylilly Society of Louisville, Rotary...
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Sonna Lu Belles

February 5, 1936 - November 25, 2017

Sonna Lu Belles, 81 years of age died Saturday, November 25, 2017 at Providence Retirement Home in New Albany. She was born February 5, 1936 in Milltown, Indiana to the late John and Mona Briscoe. Sonna Lu retired from Bruce Fox Company in Indiana and was a member of Emmaus Road Church in Clarksville, Indiana. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Paul Belles, son-in-law, Joe Heeke;...
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James Thompson Knight

December 8, 1947 - November 25, 2017

JAMES T. "JIMMY" KNIGHT, JR., 69, died Saturday, November 25, 2017. Jimmy was born December 8, 1947 in Louisville, Kentucky to the late Mary Evelyn (Denham) and James T. Knight. Sr. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Chloe Newman. Survivors include his wife of 21 years, Janet Scharrer Knight; sons, Tommy Knight, Brad Knight, Aaron Newman (Christy), Darin...
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Ollen G. Posey

January 15, 1928 - November 22, 2017

OLLEN G. POSEY, 89, died Wednesday, November 22, 2017. Ollen was born January 15, 1928 in Green County, Kentucky. He was preceded in death by his parents, Welby and Annie Edwards Posey; and siblings, Austin, Allen, Vernice, Faynola, and Ruth. Survivors include his son, Carl J. Posey; sister, Joyce Murphy; brother, Glen Posey; and two grandchildren. Visitation will be 10 am ~ 1 pm Tuesday at...
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Rebecca Wiggins

July 16, 1962 - November 19, 2017

Funeral services for Rebecca Wiggins, age 55, of Sellersburg, Indiana will be held at 11 AM Saturday, December 2, 2017, at Christ Gospel Church in Jeffersonville, Indiana. Burial will be in Walnut Ridge Cemetery under the direction of Kraft Funeral Home of New Albany, Indiana. Visitation will be held from 9 to 11 on December 2, 2017, at Christ Gospel Church prior to the funeral service. Mrs....
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Joyce A. Tackett

January 20, 1938 - November 19, 2017

Joyce A. Tackett, 79, died Sunday, November 19, 2017. Joyce was born January 20, 1938 in Sellersburg, Indiana. She was a member of the Sellersburg Fire Department Ladies Auxilliary, was an avid bingo player, and enjoyed going to Horseshoe Casino. She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl S. Tackett; and son, Thomas Andrew Tackett. Joyce is survived by her sons, William E. (Debra) and...
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Brian Wayne Harris

March 26, 1966 - November 17, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park.
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Christopher Jon Hajec

October 10, 1977 - November 17, 2017

Christopher Jon "Chooch" Hajec, 40 years of age died Friday November 17, 2017. He was born October 10, 1977 in New Castle, PA. and grew up and spent his early years in Saugerties, New York. Chris was formerly the General Manager for the United Road Company and was currently a Dispatcher with the Summitt Trucking Company in Clarksville, IN. He was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers and Cleveland...
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Letha June Angle

July 31, 1937 - November 12, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Kraft Funeral Service, New Albany, IN.
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Phillip Alan Pair

February 8, 1947 - November 11, 2017

Phillip Alan Pair, 70 years of age passed away Veterans Day Saturday November 11th, 2017 at his residence with his family and Hosparus by his side. He was born February 8, 1947 in Toledo, Ohio to the late Darrel Elwood and Inez Henrietta (Rode) Pair. Phillip was a 13 year veteran of the U.S. Air Force serving World Wide with the 67th ARRS Division. He retired after 30 years as a substation...
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Anna K. Aschbacher

January 1, 1922 - November 10, 2017

Anna K. Aschbacher, 95 years of age passed on Friday, November 10, 2017. She was born January 1, 1922 in Louisville, Kentucky to the late Edward and Mary Krementz. Anna was a member of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Clarksville and was preceded in death by her husband, James R. Aschbacher. Survivors include her children, Robert J. Aschbacher (Andrea), David L. Aschbacher (Melody),...
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Edmond L. McCrary

January 3, 1923 - November 7, 2017

Edmond L. "Ed" McCrary, 94 years of age died Tuesday, November 7, 2017. He was born January 3, 1923 in Lauderdale County, Alabama to the late Orville and Bessie McCrary. Ed was a United States Navy Veteran of World War II and a retired teacher from Prosser Vocational School in New Albany. He was a member of Charlestown Road Southern Baptist Church and a former Indiana State Lay Renewal...
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Beulah Mae Watson

May 18, 1931 - November 5, 2017

Beulah Mae Watson, 86 years of age passed away Sunday, November 5, 2017 in Louisville, KY. She was born May 18, 1931 in Louisville to the late John and Mary Ellis. Beulah was retired from General Electric and was a member of First Baptist Church in Jeffersonville, IN.Survivors include her husband Chester Watson, children, Theresa Quickle, Mark Watson, Todd Sullivan, Teresa Watson, and Alan...
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Carl A. Kruse

June 3, 1949 - November 4, 2017

Dateline: Marthasville, Missouri Clarksville, IndianaNovember 4, 2017 Carl A. Kruse, 68 years of age, of Marthasville, MO passed away November 4th, 2017 with his family by his side. He was born June 3, 1949 in Winona, Minnesota to the late Wallace Claude and Mary Margaret (Sawyer) Kruse. In 1972 he met and married Sue Shaffer, the love of his life. Carl and Sue were blessed with...
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Kennedy Dawne Talley

September 18, 2000 - November 3, 2017

Kennedy Dawne Talley, 17 years of age passed away Friday, November 3, 2017 at Norton Children's Hospital in Louisville, KY after a 9 month battle with the rare cancer, NUT Midline Carcinoma. She was born on Sept. 18, 2000 in Jeffersonville, IN and was a student at Jeffersontown High School where she made the all A Honor Roll. She aspired to be a Registered Nurse Anesthesiologist. She was a member...
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Rose Ellen Carroll

March 21, 1939 - October 30, 2017

Rose Ellen (Ashby) Carroll, 78 years of age passed away Monday October 30, 2017 at her residence surrounded by her family. Rose was born March 21, 1939 in Brownstown, Indiana to the late James and Mereda (Stafford) Ashby and was the widow of Ralph Carroll Sr. who died in 1994. She was a wonderful mom and homemaker and was a former member of Graceland Baptist Church in New Albany. Preceding her...
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Cleda M. Paynter

November 11, 1934 - October 27, 2017

Cleda M. (Foley) Paynter, 83, died Friday, October 27, 2017 at the Hosparus Inpatient Care Center in Louisville, Kentucky. The daughter of the late Ira D. and Pearl (Hawkins) Foley, Cleda was born November 11, 1933 in Russell Springs, Kentucky. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Jennifer Cook Lawrence; sisters, Marie Ewing and Maxine Cook; and brothers, Phillip...
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Wanda Jean Johnson

April 21, 1948 - October 26, 2017

WANDA JEAN (COLGLAZIER) JOHNSON, 69, died Thursday, October 26, 2017. The daughter of the late Howard and Mary (Criswell) Colglazier, Wanda was born April 21, 1948 in Washington County, Indiana. Wanda previously worked as a Meterette with the New Albany Police Department and for Napier Jewelry. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Thomas William Johnson; sisters,...
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Kenneth Frederick Landgraf, Jr.

September 15, 1929 - October 26, 2017

Kenneth "Kenny" "Pops" Landgraf, Jr., 88 years of age died Thursday, October 26, 2017 at Baptist Health Floyd Hospital in New Albany. He was born September 15, 1929 in New Albany to the late Kenneth and Ruth Landgraf, Sr. Kenny was a veteran of the United States Army and worked in pharmaceutical sales and as a clerk for The Harritt Group. He was a member of the American Motorcycle Association,...
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Mitzie Parr

November 30, 1925 - October 24, 2017

Mitzie Parr, 91 years of age passed Tuesday, October 24, 2017. She was born November 30, 1925 in Rawson, North Dakota to the late John and Anna Albrichtson. Mitzie worked for Dr. Everett Bickers for over 20 years, was a member of DePauw Memorial United Methodist Church in New Albany. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Dan S. Parr.Survivors include her sons, Dennis...
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Yvonne Waters

January 25, 1950 - October 23, 2017

Yvonne "Vonnie" Waters, died Monday, October 23, 2017 at the age of 67 while surrounded by her family. She was born January 25, 1950 in Jeffersonville, Indiana and spent much of her time in Florida. Vonnie was the former co-owner and operator of Thurmans of Fort Pierce in Florida. Before moving to Florida she was employed with General Electric in Louisville, Kentucky. Vonnie loved her family...
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Patricia Ann Donahue Feather

June 27, 1977 - October 23, 2017

Patricia Ann (Donahue) Feather, known by some as Patti and by others as Trisha, beloved wife of Burt Feather, passed away Monday, October 23, 2017 surrounded by family and friends at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville, Indiana. She was born June 27, 1977 in Richmond, Indiana to Ruth Donahue and Ronald Donahue (Melinda). She is preceded in death by her brother Mark Donahue, maternal...
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Earl Jordan Wenzler

May 8, 1933 - October 23, 2017

Earl Jordan Wenzler, 84 years of age passed away Monday, October 23, 2017. He was born May 8, 1933 in New Albany to the late Oscar and Jennie Wenzler, and was preceded in death by a brother Paul Wenzler. Earl was a Navy Veteran of the Korean War, retired from L&N Railroad, and later worked as an EMT and a Floyd County Deputy Sheriff. He was a member of St. Marks United Church of Christ, VFW...
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Kathleen Marie Hodge

March 24, 1922 - October 21, 2017

Kathleen Marie Hodge, 95 years of age , died Sunday, October 21, 2017 at Norton Healthcare Hosparus in Louisville, KY. She was born March 24, 1922 in New Albany, IN. to the late Homer and Edith (Senior) Hodge. Kathleen was a Data Review Technician with the U.S. Government and the Department of Social Security until her retirement. She was a member of the Animal Rescue League and former member...
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Laverne Ann Borowka

September 28, 1928 - October 20, 2017

LaVerne Ann Borowka, 89 years of age passed away Friday, October 20, 2017 in New Albany, IN. She was born September 28, 1928 in Crawford County, IN to the late Artie and Versie Dillman. LaVerne retired from National City Bank and was a member of Southeast Christian Church and the LaBelle Chapter of the Eastern Star #419. She was preceded in death by her husband George Roach, brother Burl...
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Mildred Losch Caracola

December 12, 1926 - October 20, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Kraft Funeral Service, New Albany, IN.
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Ruby E. Ellison

February 1, 1918 - October 19, 2017

Ruby E. Ellison, 99 years of age passed away Thursday October 19, 2017. She was born February 1, 1918 in Greenville, KY, and was a Baptist by faith. Ruby was a member of the Women's Missionary Circle and enjoyed spending time with her friends, family and her "special girls" betting on the horse races at Churchill Downs.Survivors include her children, Michael Durham and Mary Helen Brown,...
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Lillie C. Sneed

November 19, 1934 - October 18, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park.
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Garry W. Shope

August 8, 1954 - October 18, 2017

Garry W. Shope, 63 years of age passed away Wednesday, October 18, 2017 in New Albany, Indiana. He was born August 8, 1954 in New Albany to the late William Shope and Zelma Packwood, and he retired from United Catalyst/ Clariant Co. after 35 years of service. He enjoyed riding his Harley, hunting, fishing, boating, the outdoors, and working on the farm with his family and friends.Survivors...
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Connor Michael Schellenberg

December 13, 1993 - October 15, 2017

CONNOR MICHAEL SCHELLENBERG, 23, died Sunday, October 15, 2017 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. The son of Amy Powers (Scott Mollet) and Larry Schellenberg (Raven), Connor was born December 13, 1993 in Madison, Indiana. He was a 2012 graduate of Floyd Central High School and worked as a DJ for Sounds Unlimited. He was preceded in death by grandparents, Mary Jo and Michael...
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John C. Bates

November 11, 1927 - October 10, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park.
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Diana Kay Enlow

September 20, 1944 - October 7, 2017

DIANA KAY (DEAN) ENLOW, 73, passed away Saturday, October 7, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. She was born September 20, 1944 to the late Hershel and Helen Dean of Marengo, IN. She was a former church secretary at Christ United Methodist Church in Georgetown, IN and retired as a claims representative from Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance with 25 years of service and a member of Trinity United...
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Edward J. Miller

August 10, 1925 - September 28, 2017

Edward J. Miller, 92 years of age died Thursday September 28, 2017. He was born August 10, 1925 in Louisville, Kentucky to the late Arthur E. and Helen T. (Hildebrand) Miller. Edward was an electrical engineer with the Bell South Company until retiring in 1987. He was a long time resident of New Albany, a United States Navy veteran of World War II, and a member of the V.F.W. and St. Mary's...
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Leigh Ann Rutherford

December 30, 1964 - September 27, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park.
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Joseph Lee Perry

August 10, 1942 - September 26, 2017

Joseph "Joe" Lee Perry, 75 years of age died Tuesday, September 26, 2017 in New Albany, Indiana. Joe was born August 10, 1942 in New Albany to the late Joseph and Estella Perry. He was an Army Veteran of the Vietnam War and loved working the Fiesta Rides at the local carnivals. Joe was preceded in death by several siblings and his grandson Dylan Bennett. Survivors include his children, Dallas...
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Lori Speth

February 8, 1963 - September 25, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park.
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Juanita C. Hublar

May 27, 1929 - September 25, 2017

JUANITA C. (MILLION) HUBLAR, 88, died Monday, September 25, 2017 at The Villas of Guerin Woods. The daughter of the late Paul and Lula (Eckart) Million, Juanita was born May 27, 1929 in New Albany. Juanita retired from New Albany Floyd County Schools after more than 10 years of service and was a member of Scottsville Christian Church in Floyds Knobs. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and...
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Brent Brent Jacobs

January 26, 1954 - September 20, 2017

Brent Jacobs, 63 years of age passed away Wednesday, September 20, 2017 in New Albany, IN. Brent was born January 26, 1954 in New Albany to the late Jack and Joan Jacobs, and was a 1972 graduate of New Albany High School. He was in the real estate business in Southern Indiana for over 40 years and was the former owner of the Cora Jacobs Realty Co. in New Albany. Brent enjoyed boating as well...
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Mary Elaine Deeter

August 12, 1944 - September 18, 2017

Mary Elaine Deeter, 73, formerly of Indianapolis, passed away peacefully into the hands our heavenly Father on Monday, September 18, 2017 at Hosparus Norton Healthcare Pavilion in Louisville, Ky. She was born August 12, 1944, to the late George H. and Arvilla (Busche) Deeter. Mary was a graduate of Howe High School in Indianapolis and the University of Indianapolis with an honors degree in...
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Kenneth Allen Reed

April 14, 1947 - September 17, 2017

Kenneth A. "Killer" Reed Sr. 70 years of age died Sunday September 17, 2017 at Baptist Health Floyd. Kenny was born April 14, 1947 to Frederick D. and Ruth (Montgomery) Reed. He was formerly a master welder with Jeff Boat and retired after many years with Huncilman and Sons Company in New Albany. Kenny was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and an avid sports fan who especially loved Indiana University...
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Bueford Mae Choate

May 6, 1931 - September 13, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park.
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Lonnie Dodge

February 25, 1958 - September 10, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park.
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David C. Van Wingen

December 30, 1937 - September 10, 2017

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William Frederick Weisbach

August 6, 1934 - September 8, 2017

William "Bill" Frederick Weisbach , 83 years of age died Friday September 8, 2017 at Autumn Woods Healthcare. He was an engineering technician with the old P.S.I. Electric Co. and also worked at the Lowes Company. Bill was a United States Navy veteran and will be fondly remembered and missed by his family and friends. The family wants to acknowledge the entire staff and caregivers at Autumn...
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Marshall D. Oliver

April 26, 1936 - September 7, 2017

Marshall "Daryl" Oliver, 81, of New Albany Indiana, formerly of Lafayette Indiana passed away September7, 2017 with his loving wife at his side. Daryl was born in Glasgow, Kentucky April 26, 1936 to the late Leo and Sara Bethel (Mayo) Oliver. Daryl graduated from Temple Hill High School in Glasgow Kentucky in 1954 and met and married the love of his life Nora Beatrice (Coe) Oliver on September...
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Donald R. Hogan

April 6, 1935 - September 7, 2017

Donald R. Hogan, Sr., 82 years of age passed away Thursday September 7, 2017 in Louisville, KY. He was born April 6, 1935 in Jeffersonville, IN to the late Donald and Edna Bell Hogan. Don was retired from Retailers Supply Co. in New Albany after 40 years of employment and was a member of Eastern Heights Baptist Church in Jeffersonville, IN. He enjoyed fishing, Indiana University sports and...
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Earleen Frances Coulter

September 14, 1949 - September 5, 2017

Earleen Frances Coulter, 67 years of age, died Tuesday September 5, 2017 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born September 14, 1949 in Louisville, Kentucky to the late Earl and Lillian (Cundiff) Zweydorff and was retired from the U.S. Census Bureau in Jeffersonville, Indiana. She was a member of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Clarksville, Indiana. Earleen was preceded in...
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Audrey L. Smith

January 20, 1927 - September 4, 2017

Audrey L. Smith, succumbed to pneumonia Monday, September 4th, 2017 in Crestview, FL, with her son, Brian Smith at her side. She was born Audrey Lee Ruth Cunningham (changed to Audrey Lynn Cunningham) in Monroe, MI on January 20, 1927. She and her parents later returned to their family home in Tazewell, TN where she was raised. Audrey was a straight A student, and after graduating from high...
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Samantha Jane Steele

December 9, 1971 - September 2, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park.
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Virgil Glenn Hublard

February 8, 1953 - August 28, 2017

VIRGIL GLENN HUBLARD, JR., 64, died peacefully Monday, August 28, 2017. He was born February 8, 1953 in New Albany to the late Geraldine (McDonald) and Virgil Glenn Hublard, Sr. Glenn was a U.S. Navy Veteran. He was an avid hunter, an artist, and a carpenter. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, David Hublard. Survivors include his wife of 30 years, Mary Lou ...
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Roberta Renee Nickell

June 19, 1969 - August 24, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park.
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Letha M. Andres

December 26, 1924 - August 24, 2017

Letha M. (Ashabranner) Andres, 92 years of age died Thursday August 24, 2017 at Lincoln Hills Health Center in New Albany, Indiana. She was born December 26, 1924 in New Albany, Indiana to the late William and Stella (Bunch) Ashabranner. Letha was a retired seamstress from M. Fine and Sons in New Albany and was a founding member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in New Albany. ...
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Thurnia Decker

September 18, 1944 - August 20, 2017

Thurnia Decker, 72 years of age died Sunday August 20, 2017. He was born September 18, 1944 in Caneyville, Kentucky to the late Charlie and Zella (Bryant) Decker. Thurnia formerly worked many years for the old New Albany Plumbing Company until it's closing and after for D.R. Jones Plumbing Company. He will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by his family and friends.Surviving is his wife...
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Frank A. Wiseheart

November 18, 1925 - August 20, 2017

Frank A. Wiseheart, 91 years of age died Sunday August 20, 2017 at Baptist Health Floyd in New Albany. He was born November 18, 1925 in Clark County, Indiana to the late Sanford and Mildred B. (Springer) Wiseheart and was the widower of Mildred B. (Bentley) Wiseheart. Frank retired after many years with Brown Foreman Company in Louisville, Kentucky. He was preceded in death by his wife and...
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Sheila Faye Stults

December 16, 1952 - August 18, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Kraft Funeral Service, New Albany, IN.
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Judith A. Gatliff

August 6, 1941 - August 15, 2017

JUDITH A. (BRUMMETT) GATLIFF, 76, died Tuesday, August 15, 2017. The daughter of the late John H. and Nellie (Brown) Brummett, Judy was born August 6, 1941 in Bloomington, Indiana. She retired from Indiana Bell/Ameritech after 31 years of service and was a member of the Telephone Pioneers of America. Judy was also a member of New Albany First Church. She was preceded in death by her parents;...
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Tammy Kaye Hattabaugh

June 8, 1964 - August 10, 2017

Tammy Kaye Hattabaugh, 53 years of age passed away Thursday, August 10, 2017 in Clarksville. Tammy was born in New Albany, IN on June 8, 1964 and was a former employee of Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany. She was preceded in death by her father James Hattabaugh. Survivors include her daughter Valarie Elzy and her husband Jeff, mother Rebecca Hattabaugh, brother Terry Hattabaugh, and...
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