Our Obituaries

Betty B. Harlowe

December 23, 1936 - January 28, 2018

Betty B. Harlowe, 81, passed away Sunday, January 28, 2018 at home surrounded by her loving family. The daughter of the late Louis and Bertha (Marshall) Bundenthal, Betty was born December 23, 1936 in Louisville, Kentucky. She was a registered nurse and worked at the former General Hospital in Louisville. Betty attended both Mt. St. Francis and St. Mary's Catholic Church, New Albany. In...
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Robert L. Hunt

September 2, 1937 - January 25, 2018

Robert L. Hunt, 80 years of age passed away Thursday, January 25, 2018. He was born in Floyd County, IN on September 2, 1937 to the late Everett and Armella Hunt. He was a retired Senior Vice President of Operations from Dahlem Construction Co. after 41 years of service and a carpenter by trade. Bob was a longtime member of Grace Lutheran Church in New Albany where he held several offices over...
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Juanita E. Jenkins

September 8, 1923 - January 23, 2018


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William Derrill Schweitzer

October 22, 1934 - January 22, 2018

William Derrill Schweitzer, 83, passed away Monday, January 22, 2018 at Baptist Health Floyd in New Albany. The son of the late William J. and Mary Elizabeth Brown Schweitzer, Derrill was born October 22, 1934 in Laconia, Indiana. He retired from Ward Engineering in Louisville, KY. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by siblings, Bonnie Stewart, Wilma Sample, Louis Edward...
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James Anthony Jones

May 3, 1964 - January 21, 2018

James Anthony "Jim-Bob" Jones, 53 years of age, died Sunday, January 21, 2018. He was born May 3, 1964 in New Albany to Donald L. and Nancy L. (Carroll) Jones. Jim was a fun loving person who liked to tell jokes and he loved riding his motorcycle. He loved his family and his family loved him very much. Jim also loved country music, listening to his old "8" track, and watching old video movies....
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William Harlan Robertson

September 21, 1952 - January 15, 2018

William Harlan Robertson, known to many as Billy or Bill, 84, of Clarksville, Indiana, passed away Sunday evening at his home following a long illness. He was born April 5, 1933, in Gravel Switch, Kentucky, to the late Bert Elmore and Maudie Lee Jones Robertson. As his parents were good Christians, he was baptized at the Sycamore Church of Christ as a child. Bill was the second of four children...
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Gene Kenneth Durlauf

July 31, 1925 - January 14, 2018

Gene K. "Dick" Durlauf, 92, passed away Sunday, January 14, 2018, at Autumn Woods Health Campus in New Albany. The son of the late Alexis F. and Caroline (Milward) Durlauf, Dick was born July 31, 1925 in Louisville, KY. He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church on 8th Street in New Albany, IN and a member of the Knights of Columbus Cardinal Ritter Council #1221 and 4th Degree. Dick was...
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Ruth Marie Morgan

October 15, 1925 - January 13, 2018

Ruth Marie (Fougerousse) Morgan , 92 years of age passed away Saturday, January 13, 2018 in Cincinnati, OH. She was born October 15, 1925 in New Albany, IN to the late Arthur Sr. and Alma (Nance) Fougerousse. She graduated from St. Mary's Catholic Grade school and New Albany High School, and was a bank teller at Floyd County Bank and Citizens Fidelity Bank in Louisville. Her husband was the...
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Anne Robertson Caudill

March 6, 1924 - December 28, 2017

Anne Robertson Frye Caudill, 93, of New Albany, Indiana, passed away peacefully December 28, 2017, ending a long and highly productive life lived to the fullest with much kindness, generosity and grace. Anne was born March 6, 1924, in Cynthiana, KY, the daughter of Kenneth Frye and Lois Ammerman Frye. She grew up partly in Cynthiana and partly on the family farm in Harrison County, KY,...
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Helen Hammer

March 20, 1920 - December 27, 2017

Helen (Shaw) "Bunny" Hammer,97 years of age, passed away Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at her home in New Albany. She was born March 20, 1920 in Chicago, IL to the late Alfred and Helen Shaw. Bunny was employed during World War II in Oak Ridge, TN working on the Manhattan Project, and was a member of the Silver Hills and Alpha Clubs as well as St. Paul's Episcopal Church in New Albany. She was...
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Mary Helen Staashelm

July 28, 1925 - December 25, 2017

Mary Helen (Kutter) Staashelm, 92 years of age went home to our heavenly father Monday, December 25, 2017. Mary Helen was a New Albany native and retired as the first nurse anesthetist in the Louisville area. She graduated from Ferdinand Academy, St. Joseph Hospital School of Nursing, and Anesthesia School at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis. Mary Helen was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help...
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Catherine Elizabeth Fullerton

November 15, 1958 - December 23, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Kraft Funeral Service, New Albany, IN.
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Lawrence Eberhardt

July 8, 1935 - December 23, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Kraft Funeral Service, New Albany, IN.
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Chris E. Kokojan

February 13, 1961 - December 23, 2017

Chris E. Kokojan, 56 years of age died Saturday, December 23, 2017. He was born February 13, 1961 in Louisville, Kentucky to the late Bernard and Martha (Murta) Kokojan. Chris was a 1979 graduate of Providence High School and 1985 graduate of Purdue University. He was a trained professional wildfire fighter, a professional caregiver with Rauch, Inc., and worked for the Kaiser Company for many...
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Robert Paul Smith

January 2, 1925 - December 22, 2017

ROBERT PAUL "BOB" SMITH, 92, passed away Friday, December 22, 2017 at Historic Silvercrest in New Albany IN. The son of the late Louis V. and Mary Bernadine "Dena" Koetter Smith, Bob was born January 2, 1925 in Borden, IN. He was a WWII Army veteran, having served in the European theatre. He was a local truck driver for a number of years and then began his own business as a dispatcher for...
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Richard Ronald Jones

November 20, 1957 - December 18, 2017

RICHARD RONALD JONES, JR., 60, died Monday, December 18, 2017 surrounded by his family. The son of Marilyn Kay Jones and the late Richard R. Jones, Sr., Rick was born November 20, 1957 in New Albany, IN. Former owner of Precision Flooring & Remodeling, Rick was an expert carpenter and remodeler. Survivors include his son, David A. Jones (Christa Hart); mother, Marilyn Kay Jones; grandchildren,...
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Imelda C. Shea

November 7, 1919 - December 14, 2017

Imelda C. (Teives) "Billie" Shea, 98 years of age passed away Thursday, December 14, 2017 in Louisville, KY. She was born November 7, 1919 in New Albany, IN to the late Charles and Otilda Teives. Billie was a life long member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in New Albany and was a retired bookkeeper from Dr. McCullough's office in New Albany. She was preceded in death by her husband Francis and...
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Gloria Ann Faith

July 26, 1932 - December 11, 2017

Gloria Ann Faith, 85 years of age died Monday, December 11, 2017. She was born July 26, 1932 in New Albany, Indiana to the late Richard and Mary Irene (Zimmerman) Speth. Gloria and her husband, Bill, owned and operated Faith Liquors and That's Entertainment Video Store in New Albany. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in New Albany where she volunteered her time in the church...
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Ines Claremont Knable

March 2, 1922 - December 9, 2017

Ines Claremont McClure Knable, 95, was born on March 2, 1922 in Tiawah, Oklahoma. She was the 13th of 14 children and none survive. She graduated from Will Rogers High School in Tulsa and went to work as an operator for the local Bell Telephone Company. In 1943 she met Bernard James Knable of New Albany, IN while he was stationed in Oklahoma with the US Army training for WW II. When he received...
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Robert L. Receveur

January 14, 1933 - November 30, 2017

Dr. Robert L. "Bob" Receveur, 84 years of age passed Thursday, November 30, 2017. He was born in New Albany to the late Cletus and Leona (Lewis) Receveur. Bob attended St. Xavier High School where he later taught. Dr. Bob went to St. Meinrad School of Theology. He went on to receive his medical degree from University of Louisville Medical School in 1965. In 1959 he married Diana Katherine...
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George J. Harris

February 17, 1945 - November 29, 2017

George J. Harris, 72 years of age, passed away Wednesday, November 29, 2017 in Louisville. He was born February 17, 1945 in Jeffersonville, IN to the late George and Juanita Harris. George was a graduate of Indiana University in Bloomington and went on to teach at Scribner Middle School as well as New Albany High School for many years, and then worked for the Department of Defense teaching U.S....
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Robert Bruce Harbeson

March 30, 1954 - November 28, 2017

ROBERT BRUCE HARBESON, 63, passed away Tuesday, November 28, 2017. The son of the late Robert and Ruth Geswein Harbeson, Bruce was born March 30, 1954 in New Albany, Indiana. He was a graduate of Providence High School and Hanover College, where he played football and was inducted into the Hanover Hall of Fame. Bruce shared his talent by coaching youth football and as assistant football coach...
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Rupert Junior Cave

November 29, 1926 - November 28, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Kraft Funeral Service, New Albany, IN.
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Bret Striegel

November 30, 1960 - November 25, 2017

Bret Striegel, 56 years of age passed away Saturday, November 25, 2017 at his home. He was born November 30, 1960 in New Albany to the late Harold and Dorothy Striegel. Bret was a veteran of the United States Army and a telecommunication technician with Arrow Electric. He loved animals, playing golf, riding his motorcycle, and University of Louisville Football. He is survived by his daughters,...
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Joseph Wayne Mansfield

October 18, 1989 - November 24, 2017

Joseph Wayne Mansfield, 28 years of age died Friday November 24, 2017. He was born October 18, 1989 in SanDiego, CA. Joe was a cook at Rubb'n Butts Restaurant in Sellersburg. He was preceded in death by a son Khymani Joseph Mansfield, Grandparents; Elisabeth and Heinrich Taylor and a sister Brooke Mansfield. He will be fondly remembered and missed by his family and friends.Survivors include...
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Harry Elsby Carnighan

April 30, 1928 - November 21, 2017

HARRY ELSBY CARNIGHAN, 89, passed away Tuesday, November 21, 2017 in New Albany, IN.Harry was born to Harry W. and Dorothy Pauline Elsby Carnighan on April 30, 1928. He was a lifelong resident of Silver Hills, New Albany, a member of the Silver Hills Historical Society, and a long-time member of the Pendennis Club in Louisville, KY. He was the Owner and President of the Lewis & Culp Company...
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Thomas W. Zimmerman

December 25, 1958 - November 19, 2017

Thomas W. "Tommy" Zimmerman, 58 years of age died Sunday November 19th, 2017. He was born December 25, 1958 in New Albany, Indiana to the late Robert Wesley and Dorothy Mae (Coffman) Zimmerman. Tom was a carpenter and woodworker who loved the outdoors, friends, family, having fun and most of all his wife and daughters. He will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by many.Survivors include...
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Mary Ann Lee

May 4, 1925 - November 13, 2017

Mary Ann (Kirchgessner) Lee, 92, died peacefully at her home on Monday, November 13, 2017. The daughter of the late Anthony and Catherine (Bowe) Kirchgessner, Mary was born May 4, 1925 in Louisville, Kentucky. She was a homemaker, retired from Colgate after 36 years, and was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, New Albany. Mary was a huge Louisville Cardinal basketball fan, avid bingo and...
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Marcella Taylor

July 3, 1939 - November 5, 2017

Marcella Taylor, 78 years of age died Sunday November 5, 2017 at Baptist Health Floyd. She was born July 3, 1939 in London, Kentucky to the late James F. and Lillie B. (Nicholson) Cornett and was the widow of Alex Taylor Jr. Marcella was a wonderful wife, mom, grandma and homemaker. She will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by her family and friends. She was preceded in death by her...
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Margaret C. Brandon

January 21, 1937 - November 4, 2017

Margaret C. Brandon, 80 years of age, beloved mother, grandmother, sister, and aunt, died Saturday, November 4, 2017, at Baptist Health Floyd in New Albany. She was born January 21, 1937, in Schenectady, New York to the late Charles Stewart and Emily Snow (Brewer) Campbell. Margaret was a graduate of Louisville Collegiate and the Bryant and Stratton Business College in Louisville. She was an...
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Ken Gering

November 16, 1927 - November 1, 2017

With his soft voice and gentle manner, Fr. Ken Gering OFM Conv. followed the example of St. Francis of Assisi in bringing the peace of Christ's Good News to all he encountered. He was born Kenneth Louis Gering on November 16, 1927, in Louisville, Kentucky, to Leonard and Anna (Spath) Gering. He was predeceased by his parents and his brother Donald. He is survived by his brother Robert and sisters...
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Richard Ronald Jones

January 18, 1940 - October 27, 2017

RICHARD RONALD JONES, SR., Sr.,77, died Friday, October 27, 2017. The son of the late Richard H. and Virginia Gladys (Atwood) Jones, Ronnie was born January 18, 1940 in New Albany, Indiana. He was a master electrician, member of IBEW Local 369, and an avid IU fan and hunter. Ronnie is survived by his wife of 60 years, Marilyn (Kay) Jones; children, Rick Jones, Kevin Jones, Beth Ott (George),...
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Jo Ann Endris

July 24, 1934 - October 24, 2017

Jo Ann (Schuppert) Endris, 83, of New Albany, passed away peacefully October 24, 2017. She was born July 24, 1934 to George and Pauline Schuppert in Corydon. She was preceded in death by her parents and her sister, June Frederick. A graduate of Corydon High School, Jo worked for U.S. Steel Homes and the Census Bureau before giving birth to her daughter and becoming a homemaker. She was a long...
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Charles L. McFarland

February 7, 1953 - October 22, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Kraft Funeral Service, New Albany, IN.
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LeRoy A. Miller

March 2, 1936 - October 20, 2017

LeRoy A. Miller, 81years of age died Friday October 20, 2017. He was born March 2, 1936 in New Albany to the late Merle Francis and Stella (Tinder) Miller. Mr. Miller was the past president and owner of Reliable Printing Company in Louisville for some 52 years until his retirement. He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in New Albany and a longtime member of the "Old Goats" Southern...
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Charles E. Staser

January 11, 1943 - October 16, 2017

Charles Staser, 74 years of age Floyds Knobs died Monday, October 16, 2017 at his residence following an illness. Charlie was retired from the New Albany Fire Department and was a member of the Lafayette Township Fire Department since 1984. He was a member of the Retired Police & Firemen Association, the Indiana Fireman Association and was a member of the Providence High School Men's Booster...
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Alma M. Henry

October 21, 1924 - October 15, 2017

Alma L. (Lenfert) Henry, 92, died Sunday, October 15, 2017. The daughter of the late Bernard H. and Othilia (Andres) Lenfert, Alma was born October 21, 1924 in New Albany. She was a charter member of Holy Family Catholic Church. In addition to her parents, Alma was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Glenn E. Henry; sister, Jane Holtz; and brothers, Paul and Leo Lenfert. Alma loved...
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Betty Jean Crask

May 28, 1929 - October 14, 2017

Betty Jean (Doll) Crask, 88 years of age went home to be with her Lord on Saturday October 14, 2017 with her family at her side. Betty was born May 28, 1929 in Louisville, KY to the late George and Catherine (Volclair) Doll, and was the widow of Chester Crask who died in 2008. She was an accomplished artist and a devoted student of John Michael Carter. She was a longtime member of Portland...
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Darlene Helen Wolfe

May 13, 1927 - October 12, 2017

Darlene H. Wolfe, 90 years of age died Thursday, October 12, 2017 at Baptist Health Floyd Hospital in New Albany, Indiana. Darlene was born May 13, 1927 in White Oak, Texas to the late Floyd and Helen Hobbs. She was a member of Old Capital United Methodist Church and was preceded in death by her husband, William "Bill" Wolfe. Survivors include her children, Stephen Wolfe, Sue Herthel (Charles)...
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Anna F. Page

October 17, 1926 - October 10, 2017

ANNA FRANCES (FREIBERGER) PAGE, 90, passed away Tuesday, October 10, 2017. The daughter of the late Michael Louis "Jim" and Elizabeth Enlow Freiberger, Anna was born October 17, 1926 in New Albany, Indiana. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by all of her siblings. Anna is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Venetia Page; granddaughter, Kelley Page; and...
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Paul D. Whitehouse

June 7, 1953 - September 27, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Kraft Funeral Service, New Albany, IN.
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Ralph Joseph Graf

October 2, 1930 - September 27, 2017

Ralph Joseph Graf, 86 years of age passed Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at Baptist Health Floyd in New Albany, Indiana. He was born October 2, 1930 in Clark County, Indiana to the late Albert and Anna Eckert Graf. Ralph was a veteran of the United States Navy and retired after 44 years from Henry Vogt Machine Company. He was a member of St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Church, was an avid...
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Paul Nolen Rainbolt

November 1, 1923 - September 23, 2017

PAUL N. RAINBOLT, SR., 93 years of age, died Saturday, September 23, 2017 surrounded by his family. He was born November 1, 1923 in Evansville, Indiana to the late Sherman and Margaret (Nolen) Rainbolt. Paul was a truck driver with Huber and Huber Company and Smith Transfer Company for some 43 years until retirement. He was a member of Teamster Local #89, a U.S. Navy Veteran of W.W. #2, and a...
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Mary Eva Curry

August 11, 1928 - September 13, 2017

Mary Eva Curry, 89 years of age died Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at The Villages of Historic Silvercrest. Mary was born August 11, 1928 to the late Otto and Etta Kampschaefer and raised in Evansville, Indiana. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jack B. Curry and sisters, Kay Edwards and Margaret Butler.Survivors include her daughters, Jill Finn (Jerry), JoAnn...
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Martha A. King

February 20, 1926 - August 23, 2017

Martha A. (Stumler) King, 91, died peacefully at her home Wednesday August 23, 2017, at 8:00 pm surrounded by her loving family. Martha was a native of Floyds Knobs, Indiana and retired after 37 years with Colgate-Palmolive Company in Clarksville, Indiana. She was a lifetime member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Starlight, Indiana. Martha was preceded in death by her beloved...
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Victor J. Sourdry

December 1, 1925 - August 20, 2017

Victor J. Sourdry, 91 years of age died Sunday, August 20, 2017 at New Albany Nursing and Rehab. Vic was born December 1, 1925 in New Albany to the late Victor and Mary (Flispart) Sourdry. He was a World War II veteran of the United States Army Air Corp and a member of VFW Post #3281, American Legion Post #28, Knights of Columbus Council #1221, and St. Mary's Catholic Church, all in New Albany....
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Mary Ann Rosenberger

December 17, 1937 - August 19, 2017

MARY ANN (SCHNEIDER) ROSENBERGER, 79, passed away Saturday, August 19, 2017. The daughter of the late Peter and Mary (Goodman) Schneider, Mary Ann was born December 17, 1937 in New Albany, IN. She was a very active member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Starlight, Indiana, as a member of the choir and serving on numerous committees. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in...
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Mark Emery Reas

March 1, 1957 - August 7, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Kraft Funeral Service, New Albany, IN.
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Mark Emery Reas

March 1, 1957 - August 7, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Kraft Funeral Service, New Albany, IN.
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Alberta H. Schultheis

January 14, 1924 - August 7, 2017

Alberta (Hoffman) Schultheis, 93 years of age died Monday August 7th, at Diversicare of Providence in New Albany. She was the 2nd, eldest of 13 children and was born January 14, 1924 in St. Meinrad, Indiana to the late John and Mary (Bumm) Hoffman and was the widow of Henry H. Schultheis. Alberta was a sales associate for the Stride-Rite Company and J.C. Penny Company. She was a wonderful wife,...
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Friar Simon Sauer OFM Conv.

February 5, 1930 - August 7, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Kraft Funeral Service, New Albany, IN.
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Richard Lee Landberg

April 27, 1979 - July 26, 2017

Richard Lee Landberg II, 38 years of age passed away Wednesday, July 26, 2017 in Louisville, KY. Lee was born in New Albany, IN on April 27, 1979 and was a graduate of Floyd Central High School. He was a former Floyd County Deputy Sherriff and was currently employed by the Dallas Group of America, Inc. in Jeffersonville where he was a Raw Materials Coordinator.Survivors include his daughter...
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Phyllis M. Chase

May 10, 1935 - July 25, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Kraft Funeral Service, New Albany, IN.
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Robert Joseph Bensing

January 7, 1947 - July 25, 2017

Robert Joseph "Bob" Bensing, 70 years of age, died Tuesday July 25, 2017 at Baptist Health Floyd Hospital. He was born January 7, 1947 in Louisville, KY to the late Samuel Joseph and Margaret Frances (Musselman) Bensing. Bob was retired after 45 years with TubeTurns Company and was an Army Veteran of the Vietnam War. He was a lifetime member of Floyd County Post #3281 V.F.W. and the New...
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Arthur Warren Howard

August 21, 1948 - July 22, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Kraft Funeral Service, New Albany, IN.
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Lon Blauvelt

October 10, 1926 - July 16, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Kraft Funeral Service, New Albany, IN.
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Michael Ray Arnold

January 4, 1949 - July 13, 2017

Michael Ray Arnold, age 68 of Floyds Knobs, Indiana entered into eternal rest on Thursday, July 13, 2017 at 9:21 am. He passed away at Baptist Health Floyd in New Albany surrounded by his family. Mike was a larger than life man who was very much loved by his many friends and family. He was an Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War. Mike spent most of his life as a painter alongside his dad...
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Esther Wiseman

August 4, 1941 - July 8, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Kraft Funeral Service, New Albany, IN.
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Brittany Kay Carroll

August 30, 1977 - July 5, 2017

BRITTANY KAY CARROLL, 39, passed away Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at her home. The daughter of Connie McCurdy Harbeson (Bruce) and Kevin Carroll, Brittany was born August 30, 1977 in New Albany. She was a 1995 graduate of Floyd Central High School and 1999 graduate of Sullivan College. In addition to her parents, she is survived by her daughter, Braelynn; sister, Natalie Bramer (Brent); nieces...
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Robert Lee Landrum

December 3, 1950 - June 30, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Kraft Funeral Service, New Albany, IN.
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Kenneth L. Tucker

August 26, 1928 - June 30, 2017

Kenneth L. Tucker, 88 years of age, died Friday, June 30, 2017, with his family by his side. He was born August 26, 1928, in Louisville, Kentucky to the late Will and Glena Tucker. Ken was the retired founder and president of KT Transport Company in Clarksville, Indiana. He had a passion for fishing, collecting classic cars, and he cherished spending time with his family at his lake front log...
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Anna Mae Schroeder

September 27, 1924 - June 26, 2017

Anna Mae (Fessel) Schroeder, 92 years of age peacefully left this world on Monday, June 26, 2017 at Providence Diversicare. She was born September 27, 1924 in Harrison County, Indiana to the late John E. and Cora M. (Brown) Fessel and was the widow of her husband of 66 years Robert W. Schroeder. She was a graduate of Morgan Township High School and the old New Albany Business College. She...
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Robert A. Plaiss

December 11, 1931 - June 12, 2017

Robert "Bob" A. Plaiss, 85 years of age died Monday June 12, 2017 at Baptist Health Floyd in New Albany. He was born December 11, 1931 in New Albany, Indiana to the late George and Ann (Roth) Plaiss. Bob was a retired employee after many years with the Ford Motor Company in Louisville, Kentucky and was the widower of Betty Godfrey Plaiss to whom he was married for 59 years. He was a former...
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Jessie M. Skelton

August 3, 1929 - June 6, 2017

JESSIE M. (LORI) SKELTON, 87, passed away Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at Autumn Woods Health Campus in New Albany, Indiana. The daughter of the late Michael E. and Genevieve (Schulte) Lori, Jessie was born August 3, 1929 in New Albany. She was a retired travel clerk and logistician with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. She was a life-long member of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in...
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Harold Lee Smith

December 25, 1926 - June 3, 2017

Harold Lee Smith, 90 years of age died Saturday, June 3, 2017 at his home. He was born December 25, 1926 in Floyds Knobs, Indiana to the late Anthony and Augusta Smith. Harold was a veteran of the United States Army, retired from Colgate-Palmolive after over 30 years, and was a member of St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Church and VFW Post #1693 in New Albany. He was preceded in death by his...
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Michael Franklin Heavrin

July 3, 1964 - June 1, 2017

Michael Franklin Heavrin 52 years of age died Thursday June 1, 2017 in New Albany, Indiana. He was born July 3, 1964 in New Albany to the late William and Sharon Heavrin, and was preceded in death by his brother-in-law Mike Messer. Michael was an outdoorsman, hunter, avid fisherman, University of Kentucky fan and known as quite a jokester. Survivors include his siblings, Robin Messer, and Cathy...
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Helen Gertrude Andres

January 1, 1924 - May 31, 2017

Helen Gertrude (Andres) Andres, 93 years of age, died Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at the Villages at Historic Silvercrest in New Albany. She was born January 1, 1924 in Floyds Knobs, Indiana to the late Otto C. Andres Sr. and Mabel C. (Fenwick) Andres and was the widow of Edward H. "Babe" Andres. They were married for 36 years until his death in 1995. She was a graduate of New Albany High School...
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Juniper Cummings

September 4, 1924 - May 26, 2017

Friar Juniper Cummings, OFM Conv., died Friday, May 26, 2017, in Shakopee, MN. He was born Francis Leonard on September 4, 1924, in Louisville, KY, to Francis and Wilhelmina (Krimm) Cummings. He is pre-deceased by his parents, his brothers, Albert and Frank, and his sister, Mary Frances (Jones.) He is survived by his niece, Jane Gray of Henderson, KY, his nephew, Danny Jones of Louisville, KY,...
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Beatrice Turner

July 8, 1954 - May 26, 2017

BEATRICE (HEAVRIN) TURNER, 62, passed away Friday, May 26, 2017. The daughter of the late Joseph H. Heavrin and Margie (Wilson) Spears, Bea was born July 8, 1954 in Louisville, Kentucky. Bea was owner and florist at the former Charlestown Flower and Gift Shop in Charlestown, worked as a designer at Ben Franklin, and as a seamstress for Nu Yale Cleaners. In addition to her parents, she was...
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Darrell W. Pointer

October 29, 1958 - May 23, 2017

Darrell W. Pointer, 58 years of age passed away Tuesday May 23, 2017 at his home in New Albany. He was born in Louisville, KY on October 29, 1958 to the late Willie and Lois H. Pointer. Darrell was a maintenance supervisor for the New Albany City Sewer Department where he worked for 35 years, and was a member of the Elks Lodge #429 in Kokomo, IN as well as Masonic Lodge #8 in New Albany, IN. ...
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Gilberte Marcella Knable

February 6, 1931 - May 21, 2017

Gilberte Marcella (Mirville) Knable, 86 years of age died Sunday May 21, 2017 at Baptist Health Floyd in New Albany. She was born February 6, 1931 in Nice, France to the late Yves and Celine (Ghirardi) Mirville. Gilberte met and married her husband of 58 years Elmer F. "Bud" Knable in Nice, France and they were together until Bud's death in March of 2012. She was the co-owner and...
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Alleen Wiggs Scanlon

July 21, 1924 - May 20, 2017

ALLEEN WIGGS SCANLON entered into her heavenly home on Saturday, May 20, 2017. She was born July 21, 1924 at Littles, Indiana five miles from Petersburg, IN. At the age of 13, she and her parents moved to Muncie, IN where she attended Muncie Central High School and graduated in 1941 at age 17. After graduation, she and her parents moved to New Albany, IN. In 1943, she met Thomas E. Scanlon and...
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George Edward Weinmann

May 17, 1922 - May 20, 2017

GEORGE EDWARD WEINMANN, 95, died peacefully in Lexington, KY on Saturday May 20, 2017. The youngest son of the late Henry and Kathleen (Martel) Weinmann, George was born May 17, 1922 in New Albany, Indiana. He loved growing up in New Albany and being part of St. Mary's parish. He was a WW II B-17 Pilot. Following his service in the Air Force, he began a long career directing and shooting...
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Myrtle Ruth Brubeck

May 9, 1921 - May 3, 2017

Dateline: Georgetown, IndianaMay 3, 2017Myrtle Ruth (Dailey) Zahn Brubeck, 95 years of age died Wednesday May 3, 2017 at her residence in the Villas of Guerin Woods. Ruth was born May 9, 1921 in New Albany to the late John and Bertha (Futter) Dailey. She was the widow of Lowell Brubeck and was the cafeteria manager for many years at NAHS until her retirement. Ruth will be fondly remembered and...
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Richard P. Smith

August 22, 1926 - April 24, 2017

RICHARD P. SMITH, 90, died Monday, April 24, 2017. He was born August 22, 1926 in Middletown, New York to the late William and Lelah (Percival) Smith. Richard was an Army veteran of WWII and served as a translator during the Nuremburg trials. He retired from the University of Louisville after 29 years in Pharmacology in the Medical School and as Professor in the Psychology Department. ...
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Dennis L. Mills

November 14, 1958 - April 22, 2017

Dennis L. Mills, 58 years of age passed away Saturday April 22, 2017 in New Albany, IN. Dennis was born November 14, 1958 in Salem, IN to the late Willis and Agnes Mills. He was a security guard at Anderson Wood Products in Louisville, KY, loved riding his Harley Davidson, enjoyed deer hunting and was a huge IU basketball fan. Survivors include his siblings Sherry Wilson (Jerry), Richard...
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Margaret S. Pennington

August 3, 1937 - April 20, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Kraft Funeral Service, New Albany, IN.
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Rita Catherine Henson

May 28, 1919 - April 10, 2017

RITA CATHERINE (CAUFIELD) HENSON, 97, died Monday, April 10, 2017. Rita was born May 28, 1919 in New Albany, Indiana to the late Michael and Mary E. (Harbeson) Caufield. Rita was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in New Albany. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Henson, Sr.; sons, Mikey Albertson and Richard Henson; granddaughter, Kelly Bridgens;...
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Phillip Ray Owens

June 14, 1954 - April 8, 2017

PHILLIP RAY OWENS, 62, died Saturday, April 8, 2017. Phillip was born June 14, 1954 in New Albany, Indiana to the late Morton Owens and Martha Cadle. He worked at the New Albany National Guard as a mechanic and then Stem Veneer in New Albany. Phillip served in the U.S. Army 7th Air Cav. Division and was a member of VFW Post 3281 and American Legion Post 28, both in New Albany. In addition to...
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Paula Shepherd Wolfe

December 7, 1952 - April 6, 2017

PAULA S. (SHEPHERD) WOLFE, 64 years of age, died Thursday, April 6, 2017 at her residence with her family by her side. Paula was born December 7, 1952 in Petersburg, Indiana to the late Robert L. and Audria G. (Wheeler) Shepherd. She was a social worker with the Indiana Department of Family and Children and a 1973 graduate of Indiana State University where she met her husband, Stephen W. Wolfe....
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Ronald Lee Prather

September 5, 1948 - April 4, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Kraft Funeral Service, New Albany, IN.
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Earl Edward Juliot

October 30, 1931 - March 31, 2017

EARL EDWARD "ED" JULIOT, 85, passed away Friday, March 31, 2017. The son of the late Frederick and Esther (Bowman) Juliot, Ed was born October 30, 1931 in New Albany, Indiana. Ed was a Christian by faith, served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War, was a life member of VFW Post 3281, and member of AE/AEO USS Mt. Katmai Sailors Association. He retired from International...
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Raymond A. Loesch

March 11, 1931 - March 29, 2017

RAYMOND A. LOESCH, 86, passed away Wednesday, March 29, 2017. The son of the late Chester and Clara (Gerdon) Loesch, Raymond was born March 11, 1931 in New Albany. He worked at Paramount Plywood, was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, and was a Salvation Army Bell Ringer for 30 years. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by sons-in-law, Arnold Cobb and James Young; and...
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Louise Bertrand Leonard

February 20, 1945 - March 29, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Kraft Funeral Service, New Albany, IN.
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Kenneth E. Paris

March 19, 1938 - March 27, 2017

KENNETH E. PARIS, 79, passed away Monday, March 27, 2017. The son of the late Charles Edwin and Viola F. (Lumpkins) Paris, Ken was born March 19, 1938 in Jeffersonville, Indiana. He worked at First Federal, Great Financial Federal, U.S. Bank, Schmitt Furniture, and Bass Pro Shops. Ken was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in New Albany, and was...
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Millie Ann Rush

August 29, 1943 - March 19, 2017

MILLIE ANN (SORG) RUSH, 73, passed away Sunday, March 19, 2017. The daughter of the late John Lee and Lena Wilma (Skaggs) Sorg, Millie was born August 29, 1943 in New Albany, Indiana. She was a former employee of M. Fine & Sons for 30+ years and a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, New Albany. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by siblings, Cynthia, Linda, Connie,...
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Lori Ann Hallal

February 23, 1965 - March 10, 2017

Lori Ann Hallal, 52, of Louisville, KY, formally of Bloomington, IN was born in Indianapolis, IN on February 23, 1965 and passed away on March 10, 2017 at the University of Louisville Hospital. Lori was the eldest daughter of George Hallal, Indianapolis, IN (Originally from Aitanit, Lebanon) and Patricia (Boruff) Hallal of Bloomington, IN.It was evident early in Lori's life that she was...
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Dorothy Creamer Farish

April 24, 1936 - March 10, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Kraft Funeral Service, New Albany, IN.
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Dorothy Creamer Farish

April 24, 1936 - March 10, 2017

Dorothy Creamer Farish, 80, passed away on March 10, 2017. She was born in New Albany, IN on April 24, 1936 to the late Charles and Edith (Martin) Creamer. Dorothy attended St. Mary's Elementary where she was a proud member of its marching band and graduated from New Albany High School. She married Donald Farish on August 8, 1953 and they were married for 62 years before Donald's death in 2015...
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James A. Prather

July 31, 1937 - March 8, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Kraft Funeral Service, New Albany, IN.
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Treye E. Romero

October 27, 1983 - March 4, 2017

Treye E. Romero, 33 years of age died Saturday March 4, 2017. He was born October 27, 1983 in New Albany, Indiana and was an employee of Carton Craft Company in New Albany. Treye was a big fan of Michigan, B.Y.U., and the Indianapolis Colts.Survivors include his son, Braeden J. Romero; mother, Theresa (Deckard) Clower (Dale Hanger); father, Terry L. Romero (Beth); grandfather, Vernon Deckard;...
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Susan Jane Rutledge

August 10, 1930 - March 3, 2017

SUSAN JANE RUTLEDGE, 86, of Jeffersonville, Indiana, died with the comfort of her loved ones at her side on Friday, March 3, 2017. Her life and battle with cancer were greatly supported by close and extended family, fellowship from St. Luke's United Church of Christ in Jeffersonville, friends, neighbors, former colleagues of Life Spring's Admitting Department, Hosparus of Southern...
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Elizabeth Frances Lopp

January 27, 1913 - March 1, 2017

ELIZABETH FRANCES "BETTY" (HALLER) LOPP, 104 years of age, passed away Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at Autumn Woods Health Campus in New Albany, Indiana. Betty was born January 27, 1913 in New Albany to the late Michael Nicholas and Annetta Mae (Sims) Haller. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Lopp; her son, Robert Lopp; and siblings, Ruth, Marge...
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Rodney Louis Heavrin

December 31, 1937 - February 28, 2017

Rodney Louis Heavrin, 79 years of age, died Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at Baptist Health Floyd in New Albany, Indiana. He was born December 31, 1937 in Brandenburg, Kentucky to the late Samuel and Nellie (Wilcox) Heavrin. Rodney was a veteran of the United States Army, a retired foreman from Colgate-Palmolive in Clarksville, and a member of St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Clarksville, Indiana....
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Chandler Young

May 23, 1938 - February 26, 2017

CHANDLER YOUNG, 78, passed away Sunday, February 26, 2017. The son of the late Arlie and Lucinda (Singleton) Young, Chandler was born May 23, 1938 in Cordia, Kentucky. He was retired from the U.S. Army where he served in the 82nd Airborne and 9th Infantry Division. Chandler was a decorated Vietnam War veteran and was awarded the Bronze Star for Valor. In addition to his parents, he was...
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Kathy Jo Elder

February 27, 1955 - February 21, 2017

Kathy Jo (Baker) Elder, 61, passed away Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at Baptist Health in Louisville, Kentucky. The daughter of Raymond Lee and Marjorie (Jamison) Baker, Kathy was born February 27, 1955 in New Albany. Survivors include her husband of 44 years, Jesse L. Elder; children, Jesse L. Elder, Jr, Stacy A. Elder, Chris S. Elder (Misty), grandchildren, Anthony, Jasmine, Shane, Josh,...
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JoAnn Ehalt

December 21, 1939 - February 20, 2017

JOANN (GRIMM) EHALT, 77 years of age, died Monday, February 20, 2017. She was born December 21, 1939 in Jeffersonville, Indiana to the late John E. and Marion (Davenport) Grimm. JoAnn was a registered nurse and the retired Director of Nursing at Providence Retirement Home in New Albany. She was a longtime member of St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Church in Floyds Knobs, Indiana and was preceded...
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Mary Jane Sparks

November 19, 1928 - February 18, 2017

MARY JANE (MALONEY) SPARKS, 88, passed away Saturday, February 18, 2017. The daughter of the late Edward Joseph and Mary Catherine (Niehaus) Maloney, Mary Jane was born November 19, 1928 in Louisville, Kentucky. She was a member of The Salvation Army Ladies Ministry, VFW Hobart Beach Ladies Auxillary, and Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded...
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John Douglas Sarles

November 27, 1946 - February 8, 2017

John D. "Doug" Sarles, 70 years of age died Wednesday February 8, 2017. He was born November 27, 1946 in New Albany, Indiana to Harold Edward and Elora (Harney) Sarles. Doug was a retired truck driver and loved fishing and hunting. He as a proud member of the NRA, Bassmasters and spent many years on the road. He was preceded in death by his father.Survivors include: Wife Anita P. (Barkemeyer...
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James D. Brock

April 25, 1921 - February 5, 2017

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