Steven Rose

Steven G. Rose, age 65, of Whitesburg, Tennessee, formerly of Ross, Ohio passed away at Morristown Hamblen Medical Center on Friday evening August 5th, 2016.

He was born on November 12th, 1950 in Somerset, Kentucky, the son of Paul and Fay (Baker) Rose. Steve attended Ross Local Schools, graduated from Ross High School, and entered the Air Force Reserves in 1969.

Steven was formerly from Patriot, having lived here for 20 years. He also was a former member of the Posey Township Volunteer Fire Department; and participated in trap shooting at the Ohio County Sportsman’s Club in Rising Sun.

He was employed as a mechanic at Fernald from 1970 until his retirement in 2005.

On September 9th, 1970, he married Louise Turk and they were married for 28 years. Steve was an avid competition trap shooter, hunter, and fisherman.

He is survived by two children: Nicole Rose and Anthony (Johanna) Rose; a sister, Paula (Carl) Sizemore; three grandchildren: Tyler Hayes, Samantha McDannold and Hannah Rose; three nephews: Nathan, Warren, and Darren Sizemore; more than a dozen nephews and nieces from his marriage; and many other loving relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents Paul and Fay Rose.

Funeral services were held at Charles C. Young Funeral Home 4032 Hamilton Cleves Road, Ross, Ohio on Wednesday, August 10, 2016. Friends were invited to call on the family prior to the start of the funeral service at the funeral home. Burial followed in Venice Cemetery in Ross.

If desired, donations may be made to New Life Baptist Mission, 415 Henry Street, Hamilton, Ohio, 45011. www.charlesyoungfuneralhome.com.

Flora Althoff

Flora Ann “Fody” Pickett Althoff, age 84, of Bennington, died on Friday, August 5th, 2016, at 7:45 a.m. at the King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison.

Flora entered this life on November 6th, 1931 in Madison. She was the loving daughter of the late Donald and Bula Hambrick Pickett. She was raised in Madison and was a graduate of the old Madison High School.

She was united in marriage to Floyd John Althoff, and to this union of 65 years came a son, Steven; and a daughter, Kim; to bless their home. She was a devoted wife and loving mother and enjoyed helping Floyd on the family farm. She loved the outdoors; watching song birds, raising a large garden and growing flowers in her garden. Flora was a member of Saint Paul Lutheran Church in Olean, Indiana and was a supporter of the Billy Graham ministries. She waged a courageous battle with cancer for the past 15 years, and was an inspiration to her family and friends.

Flora will be missed by her loving husband of 65 years, Floyd John Althoff of Bennington; her loving son, Steven R. Althoff of Hanover, Indiana; her loving daughter, Kim Middleton and her husband, Ricky of Madison, Indiana; her loving granddaughters: Heather Ann Cooper, and Jessica Lynn Turner and her husband, Marty; her loving great-grandchildren: Cosmo Cooper and Gypsy Turner; her loving sister, Edna Moore of Florida, and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her parents: Donald and Bula Hambrick Pickett; her brother, Loren Pickett; and her sisters, Della Petrokos, Charlotte Mayfield, and Mary Leatherbury.

Private family services will be conducted by Chaplain Wayne Edwards at the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery Chapel, 1415 North Gate Road in Madison. Interment will follow in the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. Cards are available at the funeral home and at the Chapel. Morgan-Nay Funeral Centre in Madison is assisting the family. Online condolences, www.morgan-nay.com

Lloyd ‘Bud’ Brown

Lloyd David “Bud” Brown, age 69, of Rising Sun, Indiana, passed away at 3:50 p.m. on Saturday, August 6th, 2016, at The Waters of Rising Sun in Rising Sun.

Bud entered this life on September 15th, 1946, in Switzerland County, the son of the late Harold Andrew Brown and Etta Lena (Lothridge) Brown-Webster. He was raised in Vevay, and was a 1965 graduate of Vevay High School.

Bud was inducted into the United States Army on June 29th, 1972 in Louisville, Kentucky. Bud earned the Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, Attonal Defense Service Medal with 1 Bronze Star, Vietnam Service Medal with 2 Bronze Stars, NCO Professional Development Ribbon advance level, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon and Overseas Service Bars. He also earned the Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation with PALM/Expert Qualification Badge, M-16 Rifle, Expert Qualification Badge, .45 Cal. Pistol, Marksman Qualification Badge and M9MM Pistol.

Bud retired and was honorably discharged with the rank of Sergeant First Class on October 31st, 1992 in Fort Knox, Kentucky.

Bud was united in marriage on August 17th, 2001, in Rising Sun, to Susan Jane Barnard. Bud and Susan shared nearly 15 years of marriage together until his death.

Bud was a former security officer for Grand Victoria Casino in Rising Sun, retiring after 15+ years of service. He was a member of the Vevay American Legion Post #185 in Vevay. Bud resided in the Rising Sun community since 1987. Bud will be remembered for his love of guns, the Ohio River, fishing and his dogs.

Bud will be dearly missed by his wife: Susan Jane (Barnard) Brown of Rising Sun; his son: Deric Brown of Denham Springs, Louisiana; his daughter: Heather Brook Short and her husband: Jeffrey of Williamsport, Ohio; his grandson: William Christopher Short; and his step-daughter: Angela Reed of Astoria, Oregon.

He will also be dearly missed his sisters: Phyllis Ann Stafford and her husband: John of Vevay and Linda Sue Pettit of Shelbyville, Indiana; his brothers: Harold Eugene Brown and his wife: Nancy of Milton, Massachusetts; and Lawrence Nelson “Doc” Brown and his wife: Evelina of Moorefield; his brother-in-law: James V. Bladen of Vevay; and his several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Harold Andrew Brown, who died November 9th, 1976 and Etta Lena (Lothridge) Brown-Webster, who died on September 10th, 2002; his brother: Douglas Brown, who died on August 27th, 1956; and his sister: Lelia Mae Bladen, who died on January 9th, 2002.

Funeral services were conducted on Wednesday, August 10th, 2016, by Pastor KC Banta, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana, 47043. Full military rites and interment were conducted by the Honor Guard of the Vevay American Legion Post #185 and the Vevay VFW Post #5396 at the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Madison.

Friends were invited to call on the family on Wednesday, August 10th, prior to the beginning of the service at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Ohio County Animal Shelter or to the Vevay American Legion Post #185 Relief Fund. Cards are available at the funeral home.