Obituaries 07/25/2019


Anna Evans

  Anna Lavern (Sanders) Evans, age 64, of Warsaw, Kentucky, formerly of Vevay, passed away at 9:57 a.m. on Sunday, July 21st, 2019, at the St. Elizabeth Healthcare in Florence, Kentucky.

  Anna entered this life on January 11th, 1955, in La Grange, Kentucky. She was the daughter of the late Ralph and Lucille Love (Hanbaugh) Sanders. She was raised in Louisville, Kentucky where she attended school.

  Anna was united into marriage to James Lee Elzy. She was later united in marriage to Danny Lock; and later to Larry Evans.

  Anna was employed in laundry for Belterra Casino and Resort in Florence, Indiana, for five years; and for the Ogle Haus in Vevay, as a laundry and room attendant for five years. Anna was also employed for the U.S. Shoe Factory in Vevay.

  Anna resided in the Vevay community, and for the past 10 years in the Warsaw, Kentucky community. Anna enjoyed collecting Indian artifacts and loved all animals.

  Anna is survived by her son, Terry Elzy and his wife Chrissy of Vevay; by her daughters: Vicki Holder of Warsaw, Kentucky and Amber Elzy of Port St. Lucie, Florida; by her grandchildren: Tyler Elzy, Kaylee Elzy, Faith Watkins, Landon McDonald, Tyler Holder and Zak Holder and his wife, Olivia; by her great-grandchildren: Delilah Elzy and Paislee Holder; and by her brothers: Donnie Sanders of Ghent, Kentucky and Alvin Sanders of Louisville, Kentucky.

  She was preceded in death by her parents, Ralph and Lucille Love (Hanbaugh) Sanders; by her sisters: Bertha Jean “Bean” Massey and Louise Whitaker; and by her brother, Raymond Gene Sanders.

  A Celebration of life will take place from 3-5 p.m. on Thursday, July 25th, at Terry Elzy’s residence: 112 Maple Street, Vevay, Indiana, 47043.

  Memorial contributions may be made to the Charity of the Donor’s Choice. Cards are available at the funeral home.

Edward Goble

  Edward E. Goble, age 81 of Batesville, died Monday, July 15th, 2019 at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana in Columbus, Indiana.

  Ed was born on May 17th, 1938 in Aurora, Indiana, the son of Elizabeth (Resing) and Bernard Goble.

  He married Clara Fledderman on May 3rd, 1958 at St. Louis Church. After serving in the Army, he became an insurance broker as well as doing some teaching and serving as an insurance consultant for the Indiana Department of Insurance. He was a member of St. Louis Church, The Prell-Bland American Legion Post #271 and the Batesville Knights of Columbus Council #1461.

  Ed had three passions. First was his family. A devout family man, spending time with them was time he treasured. Secondly, he thoroughly enjoyed the outdoors. An avid fisherman, deer and turkey hunter, he proudly taught his grandchildren to fish as well.

  Finally, he was civic minded. Ed served 10 counties during his 24 years as a State Legislator from 1970-1994, holding the position of Majority Whip and Minority Whip in addition to serving on numerous committees while in the Statehouse. He was a former member of the Batesville Fire Department, Community Mental Health Board of Directors, New Horizons Board of Directors and during his time in the state house, he was instrumental in the construction of State Road 129.

  Ed also enjoyed many hobbies. He coached his kids in softball and baseball, went gold panning with his brothers, followed I.U. basketball and the Colts and was a huge fan of IndyCar racing, having attended the Indianapolis 500 for years. He liked to cook and was in charge of the Sunday brunch according to his family. They also shared that he was a storyteller, joke teller and apparently had a huge sweet tooth. They teased that all those years of traveling while in office, he knew where every Dairy Queen was in his district.

  He is survived by his wife Clara; by his daughters: Lee Ann Gibbs (Wayne) of Batesville, Indiana and Lori Lambert (Geoff) of Fishers, Indiana; by his brothers: Louis Goble of Cincinnati and Richard (Sue) Goble of Lawrenceburg, Indiana; and by his grandchildren: Dylan Gibbs, Colin Gibbs, Hayden Lambert and Greta Lambert.

  In addition to his parents, he is also preceded in death by his son Larry Goble; by his sister Mary Goble; and by his brothers Bernard (Buddy), George, and Thomas Goble.

  Visitation was held on Thursday, July 18th, at the Weigel Funeral Home in Batesville, Indiana. Funeral services were held on Friday, July 19th at St. Louis Church with Reverend Michael O’Mara officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery with military rites conducted by the Prell-Bland American Legion Post #271 and the Ripley County V.F.W. Post #3183. The family requests memorials to the St. Louis Cemetery Fund or the Ed Goble Memorial Fund (c/o Ripley County Community Foundation).

Edith Ann Lostutter

  Edith Ann Lostutter, 87, of Rising Sun, passed away at 5:20 a.m. on Sunday, July 21st, 2019 at her residence.

  Edith was born in Elizabethtown, Kentucky on January 15th, 1932, the daughter of the late Hazel (Murphy) and Josiah Ellis. She was a 1950 graduate of Patriot High School.

  Edith married William Donald Lostutter on June, 26th, 1950. They were married nearly 40 years until William Donald’s passing on March 11th, 1990.

  Edith worked at Anchor Glass in Lawrenceburg, Indiana, for over 30 years, retiring in 1994. She also formerly worked at Randall-Textron in Vevay. She was a member of the Rising Sun First Baptist Church. She was also a member of the Aurora Moose Auxiliary. Edith enjoyed reading, traveling and going to the pool. She loved to line dance and was very good at it, she even taught others how.

  Edith loved her family and was blessed to help raise her great granddaughter.

  Edith is  survived by two daughters: Beverly Fugate (Bill), of London, Ohio and Sandra Goodman (Allen), of Bright, Indiana; by three grandchildren: William Fugate (Joy), William Tyler Lostutter and Brent Fugate (Angie); and by six great grandchildren: Caitlyn Ella Lostutter, Everett Fugate, Marcella Fugate, Brantley Lostutter, Mollie Jo Fugate and William Fugate III.

  Edith was preceded in death by her parents; by her husband William Donald Lostutter; by her son William Douglas Lostutter, who passed away in 2016; by her brother Walter Ellis; and by her sisters: Dorothy Hart, Virginia Bentle and Ethel Sams.

  Funeral services were held on Wednesday, July 24th at Markland Funeral Home in Rising Sun. Visitation was held on Tuesday, July 23rd, at the funeral home, and burial was at Rising Sun New Cemetery.

  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Rising Sun Fire Department. Cards are available at the funeral home.

Deanna Macrander

  Deanna (Scott) Macrander, age 74, of Hanover, Indiana, passed away at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, July 19th, 2019, at the Hanover Nursing Center in Hanover.

  Deanna entered this life on October 12th, 1944, in Vevay. She was the loving daughter of the late William Denton and Loretta (Peelman) Scott. At age eight, she and her family moved to California.

  She was a 1963 graduate of the Kerman High School in Kerman, California. Deanna returned to Vevay with her parents, where she met Ivan Earl Macrander. They were united in marriage on February 14th, 1981, in Vevay. Deanna and Ivan shared 32 years of marriage together until he passed away on September 6th, 2013.

  By age 14 she could play the piano, organ, and bass. At age 17, she formed her own band called the ‘Stardusters’. She was the youngest woman to become a band leader. Deanna and her band had the opportunity to perform with and play backup for many talented artists such as Tex Ritter, Little Jimmy Dickens, Merle Haggard, Buck Owens, Elvis Presley and many others for over 30 years. She will always be grateful to Freddie Hart for helping her get started in the music industry.

   Deanna was a member of the Vevay Church of Christ and was a life member of the VFW Auxiliary in California. Ivan and Deanna resided in the Louisville, Kentucky community from 1986-1996; in the Ramsey, Indiana community in 1996; and resided since 2006 in the Hanover community.

  Deanna was an avid reader and played the piano occasionally. She enjoyed watching FOX News, Hallmark and Inspiration channels.

  Deanna will be missed by her sons: Mike Macrander and his wife Connie of Lexington, Indiana and Gayle Macrander and his wife Kay of Brooksburg, Indiana; by her grandchildren: Carroll Wayne Macrander, Vanetta Pike and Steve Wolf; by her great-grandchildren: Carol Ann Macrander-Stakelin, Zane Bennett, and Bradly and Dylan Wolf; by her great-great-.granddaughter, Maddie Stakelin; and several cousins. She will also be missed by her two cats, Snowball and Lucy, who have been her companions for several years.

  She was preceded in death by her parents: William Denton and Loretta (Peelman) Scott; and by her husband, Ivan Earl Macrander.

  Funeral services were conducted on Monday, July 22nd, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street, Vevay, Indiana, 47043. Interment followed in the Vevay Cemetery.

  Friends were invited to call on the family on Monday, July 22nd, prior to the beginning of the service at the funeral home.

  Memorial contributions may be made to the United Service Organizations, P.O. Box 96860, Washington, DC. 20077-7677; or to the Keeping Pace Cancer Fund c/o Community Foundation of Switzerland County, Inc. Cards are available at the funeral home.

Corene ‘Sissy’ Smith

  Corene Mae “Sissy” Smith, age 71, of Rising Sun, formerly of Switzerland County, passed away at 3:10 a.m. on Sunday, July 21st, 2019, at The Waters of Rising Sun in Rising Sun.

  Sissy entered this life on April 6th, 1948, in Switzerland County. She was the loving daughter of the late Harold R. “Pete” and Pruda M. (Remer) Smith. She was raised in Patriot, where she attended Patriot High School.

  Sissy was a former member of the Patriot Church of Christ where she was baptized in 1958. Sissy was employed for the Ogle Haus and Swiss Inn in Vevay, and was a wonderful caregiver to her mother, Pruda for several years.

  Sissy will be lovingly remembered for her love of sewing, crafts, animals, gardening and attending yard sales.

  Sissy will be deeply missed by her sisters: Martha “Libby” Smith and her husband Charles of Rising Sun, and Tina Sandlin and her husband, James of Pleasant; by her nephews: Troy Smith and his wife Becky of Florence, Indiana and  Tommy Springer of Vevay; by her nieces: Susan Crouse and her companion Andy Briede of Taylorsville, Kentucky, and Tonya Springer and her companion Brandon Huitt of Pleasant; and by her great-nephews and niece: Billy Crouse, Joey Crouse, Michael Ellis, Angela Staggs and Ashton Huitt.

  She was preceded in death by her parents: Harold R. “Pete” Smith, who died on December 15th, 1996 and Pruda M. (Remer) Smith, who died on January 24th, 2015; by her brothers: Danny L. Smith, who died on September 9th, 2002 and Harold A. “Bubby” Smith, who died on February 7th, 2012; by her sister, Linda Faye “Winnie” (Smith) Ellis, who died on August 28th, 2013; and by her nephew, Josh Smith, who died on January 7th, 1987.

  Funeral services will be conducted on Friday, July 26th, at 1 p.m., by Reverend Mike Jones at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street, Vevay, Indiana, 47043. Interment will follow in the Eastview Cemetery in Patriot.

  Friends may call 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, July 26th, at the funeral home.

  Memorial contributions may be made to the Charity of the Donor’s Choice. Cards are available at the funeral home.