Obituaries 1-22-15


Louise Horstman

Mamie Louise Horstman, 90, of Lawrenceburg, passed at 8 a.m. Tuesday, January 13th, 2015, at the Dearborn County Hospital in Lawrenceburg.

Louise was born in English, Kentucky, on June 20th, 1924, the daughter of the late Norman Edward and Roxie (Shelton) Gilmore.

On April 1st, 1939, she married Hern William “Bud” Horstman, who passed away on August 1st, 1977.

She was a homemaker, taking care of her family and providing a loving home for them was something she strove for and succeeded. Louise was a member of the Pocahontas, White Shrine, Eastern Star and Loving Grandmother’s organizations. She was also a member of the Rising Sun Church of Christ. Louise had a green thumb and enjoyed gardening and seeing the hummingbirds visit. She had a happy and feisty spirit. Louise also enjoyed traveling and going to luncheons, especially with her best friend Mona Keyes. Her family was the most important thing in her life. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother and friend to many and will be deeply missed by all who knew her.

Louise is survived by her two sons, William Edward “Bill” Horstman and wife Carlene of Rising Sun and Earl Eugene Horstman and wife Ellen of Lawrenceburg; his grandchildren, Ed Horstman, Bruce Horstman, Shawn Horstman, Sonia Hauser and Kristina Midlam; his great-grandchildren, Raymond, Justin, Jason, Hunter, Josh, Clay, Jessica, Skylar, Haley and Crasley; and her great-great-grandchildren, Riley, Brayden and Oakley.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Bud; and her brothers, Norman Edward and Charles William Gilmore.

Funeral services were held Saturday, January 17th, at the Markland Funeral Home in Rising Sun. Burial was in the Rising Sun New Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Rising Sun Church of Christ, Rising Sun Fire Department or Rising Sun Rescue.

“Bill” Jackson

William Paul “Bill” Jackson, 77, of Madison, formerly of Hanover, passed away at 4:02 a.m., Saturday, January 17th, 2015, at Hickory Creek of Madison.

He was born September 24th, 1937, in Jefferson County, near Hanover, the loving son of the late, Wayne Clever and Nora Pearl Lloyd Jackson. He was a 1956 graduate of Hanover High School. He then attended Tri City Barber College in Louisville, Kentucky, graduating in 1957.

Bill was united in marriage on June 24th, 1959, to his sweetheart, Donna Jean Dattilo at the St. Mary Catholic Church in downtown Madison. This happy union of 55 years was blessed with four daughters, Julie, Paula, Laura and Mary Beth. Bill and Donna had resided in Hanover since 1959 and moved to Madison just recently due to his ill health.

He was baptized at St. Paul Catholic Church in Columbia City, Indiana. Bill began his barber career in October, 1957, in Osgood, and then in 1958 he moved to Columbia City and began cutting hair there. Bill operated the Hanover Barber Shop from August, 1960 until he retired in January of 2011. Bill loved to farm and enjoyed raising his Angus cattle. Bill was devoted to his community and Jefferson County and served for over 50 years with the Hanover Volunteer Fire Department. He also was a longtime member of the Schmidlap Masonic Lodge No. 408 F. & A.M. Bill served in the Democrat Party as a Precinct Committeeman. He also served as a member in the Knights of Columbus Lodge, and the Madison Elks Lodge No. 524. Bill was a faithful member of the Prince of Peace Catholic Church. He was an artist, enjoyed caning, restoring furniture and was an avid Kentucky Wildcat fan. Bill was proud to have restored a loom that is on display at Hanover College. Bill had a magnetic personality and a kind smile and enjoyed his many customers and friends throughout his life. He was a devoted husband, loving dad and grandpa. Bill had been lovingly cared for daily by his beloved wife, Donna and his daughters through his illness.

He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Donna Jean Dattilo Jackson of Madison; his four daughters, Julie Berry and her husband, Pat of Madison, Paula Waller and her husband, Mickey of Madison, Laura McCarty and her husband, Tom of Indianapolis and Mary Beth Boone and her husband, Todd of Madison; his grandchildren, Philip Jackson Berry (Maddie), Michael Anthony Waller (Jessica), Kristin Beth Kring (Drew), Maria Carol Berry, Jacob Ryan McCarty, C. Connor Boone, Madalyn Waller, Riley Lauryn Boone and Bridget C. McCarty; his newborn great-granddaughter, Holland Grace Kring; his sister, Beverly Box and her husband, Dennis of Scipio, Indiana; his sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Marina “Mary Jo” Lohrig of Madison, Clarita “Clara” Wesbecker, Anthony “Tony” Dattilo of Madison, Leonard A. and Lois Dattilo of St. Louis, Missouri and Thomas M. Dattilo of Louisville, Kentucky; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his father, Wayne Clever Jackson on August 7th, 1998; his mother, Nora Pearl Lloyd Jackson on January 6th, 1991; his brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Ronald Edward Lohrig on August 6th, 2012; George William Wesbecker on June 19th, 2014; Myrna Loy Dattilo on April 13th, 2008; his nephews and niece, Dwayne Box, Ronald Edward Lohrig, Jr., Leslie Ann Dattilo, and Steven Anthony Huey.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, January 20th, at the Prince of Peace Catholic Church, 413 East Second Street in downtown Madison, with Reverend Christopher A. Craig officiating. Interment was in St. Joseph Cemetery in downtown Madison.

The Rosary was prayed on Monday evening at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. The Hanover Volunteer Fire Department conducted a memorial service on Monday evening at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Schmidlap Masonic Lodge No. 408 conducted a Masonic service on Monday evening at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Hanover Volunteer Fire Department, the Alzheimer’s Association, or the Prince of Peace Parish Steeple and Restoration Fund. Online condolences may be sent to the family via the funeral home’s website at