Obituaries 05/28/20

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Wilma Cole

  Wilma L. (Works) Cole, age 89, of Vevay, formerly of Fairview, passed away at 12:50 p.m. on Wednesday, April 1st, 2020, at her residence.

  Wilma entered this life on December 17th, 1930 in Allensville. She was the loving daughter of the late Jesse Floyd and Carrie Augusta (Slack) Works. She was raised in Allensville, and was a 1949 graduate of Vevay High School.

   Wilma was united in marriage to the late Wilfred Lawrence Cole on June 17th, 1950 in Vevay, by Reverend Frank Reed. Wilma and Wilfred shared over 59 years of marriage together until he passed away on October 14th, 2009.

   After graduation, Wilma was employed for the U.S. Shoe Factory in Vevay for one year. Wilma was a former cook for the Switzerland County Elementary School in East Enterprise, retiring in 2006 after 20 years of service. During the summer months she was a cook for Camp Livingston in Bennington, and for Ogle Haus in Vevay.

  Wilma was a member of the Allensville United Methodist Church and attended Fairview United Methodist Church.

  Wilma will be missed by her daughter, Mitzi Higgins of Fairview; by her son, Mike Cole and his wife Brenda of Vevay; by her grandchildren: Heidi Higgins and her companion, Danny Knotts, Chad Higgins and his wife Crystal of Bennington, and Dustin Higgins and his companion Jessica Hendrix; by her great-grandchildren: Heather Weaver, Cody Knotts, Hailey Gerster, Courtney Higgins, Alanna Taylor and Scotty Hendrix; by her great- great-grandchild, Haydan Bussel; by her brothers: Dale Works and his wife Betty of Rising Sun and Tommie Works and his wife Rita of Allensville; by her sister, Betty Malvany of Brookville, Indiana; and her numerous nieces and nephews.

  She was preceded in death by her parents: Jesse Floyd Works, who died on December 3rd, 1967 and Carrie Augusta (Slack) Works, who died on November 2nd, 1986; by her husband, Wilfred Lawrence Cole, who died on October 14th, 2009; by her brothers: Gerald Nolan Works, who died on July 21st, 1994, Edwin Loren Works, who died on January 30th, 1996, Warren D. Works, who died on March 18th, 2010 and Donald Leroy Works, who died on May 29th, 2011; and by her sister, Lois A. (Works) Wells.

  Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, May 29th, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street, Vevay, Indiana, 47043. Funeral Services will be conducted beginning at 1 p.m. on Friday, May 29th, with Reverend Mike Jones officiating, at the funeral home. Interment will follow in the Vevay Cemetery.

  Memorial contributions may be made to the Fairview United Methodist Church. Cards are available at the funeral home.

Anthony ‘Tony’ Edwards

  Anthony Glenn “Tony” Edwards, age 66, of Florence, Indiana, passed away at 3:45 p.m. on Sunday, May 24th, 2020, at the Norton Brownsboro Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky.

  He entered this life on May 8th, 1954 in Owen County, Kentucky. He was the loving son of the late Arthur “Glenn” and Mary Elizabeth (Clarke) Edwards. He was raised in Kentucky and later moved to Switzerland County where he attended the Switzerland County High School.

  Tony was inducted into the United States Army and served during the Vietnam War. Tony was honorably discharged with the rank of Private.

  Tony was united in marriage to Diana Lynn Baatz on January 27th, 2003 in Warsaw, Kentucky. Tony and Diana shared over 17 years of marriage together until his death.

  He enjoyed farming and raising tobacco and was a self-employed concrete worker in his early years of life. Tony was a former iron worker, journeyman and foreman for Local 44 in Cincinnati, Ohio for several years. He was a member of the Vevay American Legion Post #185 and the Vevay VFW Post #5396. Tony enjoyed gardening and will be deeply missed by his loving family and friends.

  Tony will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Diana Lynn (Baatz) Edwards of Florence, Indiana; by his daughters: Tonya Lynn Edwards of Carrollton, Kentucky, Pamela Sue Tatman and her husband Jerry of Kent, Indiana, Cathy Jo Edwards of Carrollton, Kentucky, Mary Elizabeth Bruns and her husband Matt of Bennington, and Tiffany Renee Majors and her husband Thomas of Vevay; by his grandchildren: Brittany, Anthony, Lacey, Courtney, Layla, Jadelyn, Rilynn, Jaden, Thomas, Maleah and Aubree; by his six great-grandchildren; by his brothers: Harold Edwards of Fairview, Marvin Edwards of Fairview, and Herbert Edwards and his wife Barbara of Dillsboro, Indiana; by his sisters-in-law: Kay Edwards-Hansen of Aberdeen, Indiana and June Edwards of East Enterprise; and by his several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

  He was preceded in death by his parents: Arthur “Glenn” Edwards, who died on October 13th, 2011 and Mary Elizabeth (Clarke) Edwards, who died on March 2nd, 1986; by his step-mother, Ruby (Elston) McMackin, who died on October 31st, 2015; by his infant sister, Faye Edwards; and by his brothers: Ronald C. “Ron” and Bobby Edwards.

  Friends may call 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, May 28th, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana, 47043. Funeral services will be conducted on Thursday, May 28th, at 1 p.m., by Pastor Matt Bruns at the funeral home. COVID restrictions in terms of gatherings continue to apply. 

  Interment and full military rites will be conducted by the Honor Guard of the Vevay American Legion Post #185 and the Vevay VFW Post #5396 in the Vevay Cemetery.

  Memorial contributions may be made to the Long Run Baptist Church. Cards are available at the funeral home.

Harold Garland, Jr.

  Harold Wayne Garland, Jr., age 74, of Vevay, passed away at 11:50 a.m. on Wednesday, May 20th, 2020, at the Swiss Villa Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Vevay.

  Harold entered this life on December 21st, 1945 in Akron, Ohio. He was the loving son of the late Harold Wayne Garland, Sr. and Gladys (Collins) Garland. He was raised in Columbus, Indiana and was a 1965 graduate of Columbus High School. Harold attended Black Hills of South Dakota to become a chef.

  Harold was employed for the Lebanon Country Club Golf Course, Ponderosa and Phillips 66 in Lebanon, Indiana. He was also employed as a chef for Sheraton Hotel in Huntington, California for five years. Harold was also employed as a grounds keeper for Lebanon Parks and Recreation for several years.

  Harold resided in the Tupelo, Mississippi community for 16 years until moving to the Vevay community. He was a former member of the Moose Family Center Lodge 1269 in Lebanon, Indiana. He was a member of the St. Bartholomew Catholic Church in Columbus, Indiana. Harold enjoyed bowling, watching sports, gardening and mowing.

  Harold will be lovingly remembered by his daughter, Natasha Lynn May of Madison; by his sons: Harold Wayne Garland, III and his fiancée Angela Curry of Seymour, Indiana, Jeremy Scott Garland and his wife Michelle of Morgantown, Indiana, and Brad Garland of North Vernon, Indiana; by his grandchildren: Heidi, Thomas, Jon, Arizona, Mason, Bentley, Delaney, Elisia, Ethan, Elynn, Layne, Kourtney, Benjamin, Bryson and Brianna; and by his great-grandchildren: Benjamin Jr., Alistor and Braxton.

  He was preceded in death by his parents, Harold Wayne Garland, Sr. and Gladys (Collins) Garland; by his wife, Betty Jo (Carlton) West-Smith-Garland; by his grandson, Colton Garland; and by his brothers: Ronnie and Michael Garland.

  Friends were invited to call on the family on Tuesday, May 26th, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street, Vevay, Indiana, 47043. Funeral services followed the time of visitation on Tuesday, May 26th, and were conducted by Brother Jeremiah Haynes at the funeral home. Interment followed in the Vevay Cemetery.

  Memorial contributions may be made to the Swiss Villa Nursing & Rehabilitation Center Activities Fund or Keeping Pace Cancer Fund c/o Community Foundation of Switzerland County, Inc. Cards are available at the funeral home.

‘Cowboy’ Ryan Hostetler

  Ryan David Hostetler, age 30, of North Vernon, Indiana near rural Dupont, Indiana, left this life to join Jesus and his beloved dad, Earl at 4:18 p.m. on Saturday, May 23rd, 2020 at his home with his beloved mom at his side as well as his brothers, sisters, nieces and nephews.

  Ryan entered this life on September 10th, 1989 in Osage Beach, Missouri. He was the loving son of Earl and Alta Kropf Hostetler. He moved to Indiana in 1990 with his family. He had attended school at Anderson and E.O. Muncie Elementary and Jennings County Schools.

  He loved to be called “Cowboy Ryan” by his family and friends.

  Ryan would spend hours with a rope in his hand, a cowboy hat on his head, roping the dummy or anyone else who happened to walk by. He loved Jesus, his family, his dog, ‘Rusty’, his many friends, and his country cowboy way of life.

  Ryan enjoyed going out to eat and his favorite spot to be found often was at HOS Coffee. He loved connecting with his friends over social media, a cold bottle of root beer, or a Madison Mayhem (heartache medication). Ryan did not judge anyone and accepted people for who they were and would often express his loved with a big warm hug.

  Ryan will be missed by his loving mother, Alta Kropf Hostetler of rural Dupont, Indiana; by his devoted brothers, Rick Hostetler and his wife Lucinda of rural Dupont, Indiana, Randy Hostetler and his wife Brittany of Commiskey, Indiana, Chris Hostetler and his wife Tricia of Dupont, Indiana, and Craig Hostetler and his wife Lindsey of Madison; by his loving sisters: Starla Hostetler Zook and her husband Phil of Alliance, Ohio, and Sharlyn Hostetler Hershberger and her husband Jason of Abbeville, South Carolina; by his beloved nieces and nephews: Taylor, Brianna, Carson, Connor, Riggin, Cade, Kiara, Kaya, Ty, Trayton, Kailyn, Kaylie, Kaidence, Kendall, Braydon, Trigg, Hayze, Alaina, Coleson, Chase, and Jaxon; and by numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and other relatives.

  He was preceded in death by his father, Clarence Earl Hostetler, who died on October 29th, 2014; by his paternal grandparents: William H. Hostetler, who died on May 1st, 2008 and Lydia C. Troyer Hostetler, who died on May 20th, 2006, by his maternal grandparents: Daniel Kropf, who died on February 19th, 2014 and Edna Kropf, who died on November 12th, 2010; and by his niece, Sierra Zook, who died on June 26th, 2000.

  Funeral services will be conducted on Friday, May 29th, at 1:00 p.m. by Pastor James Riegsecker, Pastor Scott Hostetler, and Pastor Sam Hostetler at the Madison Consolidated High School Gymnasium, 2421 Wilson Avenue, Madison, Indiana. Interment will follow in the Dupont Cemetery in Dupont, Indiana. Friends and family will begin seating on Friday, May 29th at Noon at the Madison Consolidated High School Gymnasium.

  Friends may visit on Thursday, May 28th, from 2-4 p.m. and again from 6-8 p.m. at the Madison Consolidated High School Gymnasium.

  Memorial contributions may be made to Ryan David Hostetler Remembrance Fund.  Cards are available at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre or at the gymnasium.

Patrick Monjar

  Patrick Joseph “Pat” Monjar, age 43, of Patriot, Indiana, passed away on Saturday, May 23rd, 2020, at his residence.

  Funeral arrangements are pending at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street, Vevay, Indiana.