Obituaries 06/13/2019


Jacquline ‘Jackie’ Van Winkle

  Jacquline Bea “Jackie” (Ramseyer) Van Winkle, age 70, of Vevay, passed away at 4:26 p.m. on Saturday, June 8th, 2019, at the Norton Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky.

  Jackie entered this life on April 29th, 1949 in Batesville, Indiana. She was the loving daughter of the late, J.B. and Norma Jean (Hatton) Ramseyer. She was raised in Aurora, Indiana where she was a 1968 graduate of Aurora High School.

  Jackie was united in marriage on March 1st, 1968, in Rhode Island to the late, Terry Lee Ellis. This happy union was blessed with a son, Terry, and two daughters: Rebecca and Stacie.

  Jackie was later united in marriage in 1984 in Rising Sun, to Gerald “Jerry” Van Winkle.

  She was employed for the U.S. Shoe Factory in Vevay for five years. Jackie was a wonderful homemaker and enjoyed sewing, being on her computer and socializing with family and friends on Facebook. Most of all Jackie loved her dog, ‘Rudy’ and will be deeply missed by her loving family and friends.

  Jackie will be missed by her daughters: Rebecca “Becky” Smith and her husband Troy of Florence, Indiana and Stacie Moore of Vevay; by her step-son, Terry Van Winkle of Dillsboro, Indiana; by her step-daughter, Penny Livingston and her husband Terry of Dillsboro, Indiana; by her grandchildren: Michael Ellis, Angela Staggs, Jason Papucci, Austin Papucci, Hannah Moore and Evan Moore; by her great-grandchildren: Page, Axel, Hayden, Jada and Jason; by her step-grandchildren: Wade, Shane, Brett, Blake, John and Casey; by her step-great-grandchildren: Bryson and Lincoln; by her sister, Linda Collins and her husband Richard of Milan, Indiana; by her brother, Tommy Ramseyer and his wife JoAnne of Dillsboro, Indiana; by her niece, Gail Ramseyer; and by her nephews: Jeff Ramseyer, Billy Ramseyer, Michael Collins and Andy Collins.

  She was preceded in death by her parents: J.B. Ramseyer, who died on September 4th, 1995, and Norma Jean (Hatton) Ramseyer, who died on September 6th, 2003; by her son, Terry Lee Ellis, Jr., who died on September 22nd, 1968; by her grandson, Gage Logan Moore, who died on February 19th, 2000 and by her step-granddaughter, Ryan Michelle Livingston, who died on September 3rd, 2004.

  Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, June 14th, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street, Vevay, Indiana 47043. Funeral services will be conducted on Friday, June 14th, at 1 p.m., by Reverend Mike Jones at the funeral home.

  Memorial contributions may be made to Ms. Jacquline Bea “Jackie” (Ramseyer) Van Winkle Memorial Fund, c/o Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home. Cards are available at the funeral home or online.

Donald McAllister

  Donald Gene McAllister, of Cincinnati, formerly of Bennington, passed away on Friday, May 31st, 2019 at the age of 76.

  Donald was born in Milan, Indiana, on July 26, 1942, the son of William and Norma (nee Bovard) McAllister.

  Donald served in the United States Navy from October of 1961 until March of 1966.

  Donald is survived by his beloved daughter: Nicole (Ricky Weaver) Oliver; by his cherished grandchildren: Mason and Jesse Weaver and Ashley and Dillon Oliver; and by his siblings: Eddie (Suzy) Sherman, Terry (Diana) McAllister, and Debbie Stewart; as well as many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

  He was preceded in death by his parents: William and Norma McAllister.

  Graveside services with Military Honors was held Monday, June 10th, at the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Madison. Brater Winter Funeral Home in Harrison, Ohio, is serving the family at this difficult time.

Ezra Attebery

  Ezra Dain Attebery, 13 of Vevay, formerly of Cook, Nebraska, passed away on June 5th, 2019 at his home.

  He was born on December 17th, 2005, the son of George Childers and Cara Attebery, in Nebraska City, Nebraska. Ezra attended Johnson County Central through 6th grade; and this past year attended Switzerland County Middle School.

  Ezra excelled at sports especially football and baseball. He enjoyed playing his X-Box, working on science projects, listening to music and collecting rocks. Ezra loved to nurture animals and take care of his family. His family described him as funny, sweet, smart, caring and the best big brother.

  He is survived by his parents: Cara Attebery and Sean Webb of Vevay and George and Keren Childers of Nebraska; by his siblings: Ashlynn Webb, Raelyn Childers and Atlas Childers; by his grandparents: Jerry Attebery of Vevay, George Childers Sr., Timothy Weber and Joyce Attebery-Weber, and Raymond (Diane) Neeman; by his great grandparents: Helen Attebery, Marvin Attebery, Connie Gress, and Keith (Eunice) Weber; by his aunts and uncles: Tristan Attebery and fiancé Erika Hunzeker, Linda (Dan) Boden, and Amy (Matt) Dehart; also many members of his extended family.

  He was preceded in death by his great grandfather, Robert Gress Jr.

  Funeral services were held on Monday, June 10th at the First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Nebraska City, Nebraska. Burial followed at the Cook Cemetery.

  Visitation was held on Sunday, June 9th at the Fusselman Allen Harvey Funeral Home in Syracuse, Nebraska.

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