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Marjorie Ann Oakley-Snelling
Marjorie Ann Oakley-Snelling, age 68, of Aurora, passed away
Tuesday, August 24, 2010 at Dearborn County Hospital. She was
born September 30, 1941, in Kentucky, the daughter of Otto Snelling
and Carrie (Harrington) Snelling. She married Robert Oakley
on April 7, 1959 and he preceded her in death on March 7, 2002.
Survivors include six children, Robert (Carolyn) Oakley, Jr.
of Greendale, Karen (Gary) Leasure of Aurora, Sherri Porter
of Hebron, KY, Deborah (Mitch) Bergman of Milan, Phyllis McGownd
of Lawrenceburg, and Teresa Conley of Erlanger, KY; 14 grandchildren;
seven great grandchildren; one brother, Gene Snelling of Aurora;
and one sister, Francis Rogers of Ft. Mitchell, KY. She was
preceded in death by her parents, husband, and a granddaughter,
Misty Leasure in 2005.
Marjorie was employed as a supervisor and care giver at the
group homes in Lawrenceburg and Aurora for many years.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, August 28, at 11 a.m.
at Filter-DeVries Funeral Home in Dillsboro with Rev. Tommy
Johnson and Pastor Tom Holt officiating. Friends may meet her
family at the funeral home on Friday, August 27, from 5-8 p.m.
Burial will be in the Oakdale Cemetery.
Memorials may be given to the Heart Fund, the Cancer Society
or to the family. Filter-DeVries Funeral Home, Dillsboro is
in charge of arrangements
Paul H. Connelley
Paul H. Connelley, of Fargo, ND, formerly of Milan, passed away
Saturday, August 21, 2010 at his home. He was born August 14,
1918, in Hattiesburg, MS, the son of Paul C. and Marie F. (Wise)
Connelley. He married Floretta Simpson and she preceded him
in death on May 17, 1998.
Survivors include four children, Linda Kurtz of DE, Nancy (Gerard)
Westover of WV, Paul Connelley of ND, and James (Patty) Connelley
of MD; a sister, Polly; 12 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren;
and one great great grandchild.
Mr. Connelley graduated from Milan High School and went on to
college at Indiana University.
A private service was held in Moorhead, MN, on August 23. Arrangements
were handled by Korsmo Funeral Service, Moorhead, MN.
Charles Donald Griffis
Charles Donald Griffis, 75, of Aurora, passed away Tuesday,
August 24, 2010. Funeral services will be held Friday, August
27, at 11 a.m. at Sibbett-Moore Funeral Home in Moores Hill
with burial following in the Mt. Sinai Cemetery. Visitation
is being held today, Thursday, from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral
home with Masonic services at 7:45 p.m. Memorials may be given
to the Dillsboro or Moores Hill Rescue Units. Sibbett-Moore
Funeral Home, Moores Hill, is entrusted with the arrangements.
L. Wayne Perry
L. Wayne Perry, 92, of Moores Hill, passed away Monday, August
16, 2010. Funeral services will be held Friday, August 20 at
Sibbett-Moore Funeral Home at Moores Hill with burial being
held Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at Glenwood Cemetery in Shelbyville,
Illinois. Military rites will be conducted at gravesite. Visitation
will be from 5-8 p.m. on Friday at Sibbett-Moore Funeral Home.
Eastern Star services will be at 7:30 p.m. and Masonic services
at 7:45 p.m., Friday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be given to the family or the Moores Hill Baptist
Church. Sibbett-Moore Funeral Home, Moores Hill, is handling
Lloyd C. Walston, 76, of Aurora, passed away Monday, August
16, 2010 at Dearborn County Hospital at Lawrenceburg. He was
born on December 4, 1933 in Boone County, Kentucky, the son
of Ivan Floyd and Dora May (Ryle) Walston. He married Elizabeth
(Lee) Walston in November of 1957 and she preceded him in death
in November 2007.
Survivors include brothers, Billy (Paula) Walston, Floyd (Iris)
Walston, and Dick Walston, all of Aurora, W.S. (Kitty) Walston
of Greendale, Wayne Walston of Arizona; sisters, Barbara Walston
of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Donna Joy Rogers of Versailles. He
was preceded in death by sisters, Betty Jo Chalk and Mary Cochran;
and brothers, Jerry and Marvin Jo Walston.
Mr. Walston had worked at Draper Plumbing and Heating and retired
from Schenley Distillers. He served his country in the US Air
Force during the Korean War. He was a member of the Eagles and
Moose Lodges at Aurora and the Aurora American Legion.
Funeral services will be held Friday, August 20, at 8 p.m. at
Laws-Carr-Moore Funeral Home in Milan, with Rev. Mike Addison
officiating. Military rites will be performed by the Aurora
American Legion Post. Visitation will also be Friday from 5-8
p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to the Holman
Christian Union Church in care of the funeral home. Laws-Carr-Moore
Funeral Home, Milan, is in charge of arrangements.
August 12, 2010
Elizabeth Eva Jane Hersley
Elizabeth Eva Jane Hersley, 78 of Greensburg,
died Tuesday, August 10, 2010. Visitation will be held Friday,
August 13, from 12 noon until the time of funeral services at
2 p.m. at Meyers Funeral Home in Batesville. Burial will follow
in the Rossburg Cemetery in New Point. Memorials may be made
to the family in care of meyersfuneralhome.com
George G. Vollmer
George G. Vollmer, 88, of Osgood, passed away
Wednesday, August 11, 2010. Services are pending at Neals
Funeral Home, Osgood.
Robert Gene Borgman, 81, of Osgood, passed away
Monday, August 9, 2010 at Christ Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio.
He was born June 16, 1929 in Ripley County, the son of Harris
and Bertha Bush Borgman. He married Eileen Julia Linville on
November 12, 1946 and she survives at home.
He is survived by a sister, Joan Smith of Northern Indiana.
He was preceded in death by daughter, Judith Ann Borgman; four
brothers, Maurice, Chester, Harold and Malcolm Borgman; and
three sisters, Thelma Jennings, Ellen Lutz and Betty Penny.
Mr. Borgman was a Korean Marine Veteran. He was a member of
the Osgood American Legion. He was a past employee of Nestles,
located in Osgood years ago. Robert was a member of the St.
Johns Lutheran Church in Napoleon.
Visitation is being held today, Thursday, from 5-7 p.m. at Neals
Funeral Home, Osgood. Funeral services will be held Friday,
August 13, at 10 a.m. also at the funeral home. Burial will
be in the St. Johns Cemetery, Napoleon. Memorials may
be given to the St. Johns Cemetery in care of Neals
Funeral Home, Osgood, who is in charge of arrangements.
August 5, 2010
Esther M. Youngman
Esther M. Youngman, 93, of Napoleon, passed away Tuesday, August
3, 2010 at the Manderley Health Care Center in Osgood.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday,
August 7, at St. Maurice Catholic Church in Napoleon. Visitation
will be from 9 a.m. until time of services at the church. Burial
will be in the church cemetery.
Esther was born on October 27, 1916, in Napoleon, the daughter
of the late Charles and Mary Meyer Kohlman. She married Charles
Youngman on June 30, 1948 and he preceded her in death in August
of 1986. She was also preceded in death by three brothers, Louis,
Charles and Leonard Kohlman, and a sister, Alma Thole.
Mrs. Youngman had been a member of the St. Maurice Catholic
Memorials may be given to the St. Maurice New Hall Building
Fund in care of Neals Funeral Home, Osgood, who is in
charge of arrangements.
Cornelius Knigga, 86, of Decatur, Alabama, and formerly of Dearborn
County, passed away Thursday, July 29, 2010. Funeral services
will be held Saturday, August 7, at 11 a.m. at Zion Lutheran
Church, Manchester, near Sunman. Visitation will be from 9 a.m.
to 11 a.m. also at the church. Burial will be in the Zion Lutheran
Church Cemetery in Manchester. Memorials may be given to the
Alzheimer Association, the Floyd E. "Tut" Fann State
Veterans Home, or the Zion Lutheran Church. Cook Funeral Home,
Sunman, was in charge of arrangements.
Richard G. Ontiveros
Richard G. Ontiveros, 69, of Milan, passed away Wednesday, August
4, 2010, at his home. He was born December 13, 1940, in Santa
Monica, CA, the son of Felix and Concha (Marquez) Ontiveros.
He married Barbara Gorman Ontiveros on May 8, 1992 and she survives.
Other survivors include daughters, Rebecca (Damon) Hatcherson
and Teresa (Anthony) Hurtado, both of California; brothers,
Efren (Christine) Ontiveros of Virginia; sister, Michaelyn Marquez
of California; brother-in-laws, Russell (Melanie) Gorman of
Missouri and Jim Gorman of California; sister-in-law, Patti
Smith of Milan; nine grandchildren and one great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, Richard Ontiveros, Jr., in
Mr. Ontiveros was a retired grounds manager for Cal State Dominguez
Hills University in Carson, California. He was a member of the
St. Charles Catholic Church at Milan and a former member of
the Moose Lodge.
Funeral services will be held Friday, August 6, at 1 p.m. at
Laws-Carr-Moore Funeral Home, Milan, with Father Frank Eckstein
officiating. Burial will follow in New Craven Cemetery at Milan.
Visitation will also be Friday, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the
funeral home. Memorials may be given to the St. Judes
Childrens Hospital in care of the funeral home. Laws-Carr-Moore
Funeral Home, Milan, is in charge of arrangements.
Mary Ellen Barnes Backus
Mary Ellen Barnes Backus, 85, of Canaan, passed away Tuesday,
August 3, 2010. Funeral services are being held today, Thursday,
at 11 a.m. at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, Madison with
visitation from 9 a.m. until time of services. Burial will be
in the Mount Pleasant Cemetery near Canaan. Memorials may be
given to the Mount Pleasant Baptist Church. Morgan & Nay
Funeral Centre, Madison, is in charge of arrangements.