Obituaries 12/23/2021


Glen Long

  Glen Garrett Long, 79, of Dillsboro, Indiana, passed away on Friday, December 17th, 2021 at Margaret Mary Hospital in Batesville, Indiana.

  Glen was born in Irvine, Kentucky on September 15th, 1942, the son of the late Mary (Canner) Elam and Shirley Long.

  Glen proudly served his country in the U.S. Army.

  Glen was the husband of Carol (Struble) Long. Glen and Carol were married on March 3rd, 1984 and were together over 37 years until his passing.

  Glen was a retired truck driver. He drove several years for DuVall Construction and John Jurgensen Trucking.

  Glen enjoyed fishing and hunting. He was also an excellent cook. Glen was a loving husband, father, brother and proud grandpa.

  Glen is  survived by his wife, Carol Long, of Dillsboro, Indiana; by his daughter, Maria S. Beach (Fred), of Dillsboro, Indiana; by his son, Glen G. Long, Jr., of Rising Sun; by his granddaughter, Paris Marie Long; and by his brother, Edmund Long (Pat), of Irvine, Kentucky.

  Glen was preceded in death by his parents and by his sister, Peggy Noe.

  Services will be held later at the convenience of the family. Markland Funeral Home of Rising Sun is serving the family during this difficult time.

Krystal Rose

  Krystal Gail Rose, 34, of Rising Sun, passed away at 6:05 a.m. on Monday, December 13th, 2021, at St. Elizabeth Dearborn, Lawrenceburg, Indiana.

  Krystal was born in Benton Harbor, Michigan on December 28th, 1986, the daughter of Kanda Jo (Flood) Spegal and Rex Allen Richards. Krystal attended school at Diamond Oak High School and earned her GED.

  Krystal was a stay-at-home mom. She participated in Celebrate Recovery through the Church on Fire in Harrison, Ohio; and enjoyed shopping, creating ‘Diamond Dots’, and spending time with her children and family.

  Krystal is survived by father, Rex Richards of Rising Sun; by her mother Kanda Spegal of Forest Park, Ohio; by her bonus dad Rick Reading of  Dent, Ohio; by her son Noah Rose of Rising Sun; by her daughters: Destiny Rose of Rising Sun, Savannah Rose of Rising Sun, and Lily Pardick of Laurel, Indiana; by her half brother Robbie Courtney of North Carolina; by her sisters: Lela Schmidt of Rising Sun and Hannah Richards of Texas; by her aunt and best friend Danielle Hutchinson (Will) of Patriot; by her nephew Joseph Webb; as well as many other aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

  She was preceded in death by grandparents: John Richards, Lela Richards, Ruth Starker, and Bobby Flood; and by her brother-in-law Robert Schmidt.

  A public visitation was held on Friday, December 17th at the Markland Funeral Home. Funeral services were held following the time of visitation on December 17th at the funeral home.

  Burial followed at the Rising Sun New Cemetery. 

  Memorial contributions may be made to the family.

Robert ‘Bob’ Swango

  Robert “Bob” Orville Swango, 96, of Anderson, Indiana, formerly of Vevay, passed away at 11:43 a.m. on Wednesday, December 15th, 2021, at Ascension St. Vincent Hospital in Carmel, Indiana.

  He was born in Vevay on May 6th, 1925, the son of Obie and Eula Mae (House) Swango, who both preceded him in death. Bob graduated from Vevay High School in 1943.

  He was inducted into the U.S. Army on December 8th, 1944, was quickly promoted to Sergeant. He was honorably discharged on August 16th, 1946, at the end of World War II.

  Bob was a long-time realtor in Anderson, Indiana for over 40 years; and attended Landmark Baptist Church in Anderson. He was a long-time member of the American Legion Post 185 in Vevay. Bob enjoyed time with his family, summer cook-outs, and trips to southern Indiana where he grew up. He loved to laugh 

and was known by many for his “dad jokes.”

  Bob will be dearly missed by his daughter and son (with Phyllis Lanning Swango): Jan Emerson of New York, New York, and Michael Swango (Pat) of Anderson; by his step-son, Paul Higginbottom (Ila) of Ashflat, Arkansas; by his step-daughters: Jeanie Stahl (Mark) and Janna Cox, both of Anderson; by his daughter-in-law, Wilma Swango Rosenberger (Scott) of Vevay; by his grandchildren: Erin Shea (Rob) of Liberty Township, Ohio, Elyssa Haskell (Andy), of Vevay, and Pete Swango (Brianne), of Bear Branch; by his step-grandchildren: Laura Wells (Josh), Andrea Gann (Adam), Ryan Stahl, Andrew Stahl (Kirsten), Haiven Cox, Keeley Cox, Hannah Cox, and Kandace Cox; and by his 17 great-grandchildren.

  Bob was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Jane (Jones) Swango, who passed away on November 11th, 2021; and by his son (with Betty Rosenberger Swango), Timothy Swango of Vevay, who passed away on December 10th, 2015.

  Graveside services were held on Wednesday, December 22nd at Marion National Cemetery, 1700 E. 38th Street, Marion, Indiana, with Pastor Gary Woodring officiating.

  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Landmark Baptist Church, 1924 W. Cross Street, Anderson, Indiana, 46011; or the Swango Family Endowment, c/o Community Foundation of Switzerland County, P.O. Box 46, Vevay, Indiana, 47043.

  Loose Funeral Homes and Crematory, 200 West 53rd Street, Anderson, Indiana, 46013, is assisting the family during this difficult time.

Danielle Northcutt

  Danielle A. Northcutt, 55, of Florence, Indiana, passed away on Saturday, December 18th, 2021, in Switzerland County.

  She was born February 16th, 1966, in Montclaire, New Jersey, the daughter of Patty Quinn and the late James Stringfellow.

  She attended Crossroads Church in Florence, Kentucky.

  Danielle was a very talented musician. She played the violin, cello, and the piano. She loved to run, and has participated in four half marathons. She enjoyed knitting and made beautiful items, especially socks. She also loved to camp and boat with her family. She loved her black Lab, ‘Coal’ and her cat ‘Bart’.

  Danielle was a nurse and a hospice nurse. Danielle lived life to the fullest. She was continually helping people through her job as a nurse, her music, the races that she ran, or just being a loving wife and mom. She was very caring and touched many people in her short lifetime. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

  Danielle is survived by loving spouse, Larry  Northcutt; by her children: Antoine Maples of San Diego, California, Rachael  Northcutt of Albqueque, New Mexico, Matthew Brandon Northcutt, Moriah Marlene Northcutt, Lydia Anne Northcutt, Lillian Deborah Northcutt, and James Robert Northcutt all of Florence, Indiana; by her siblings: Charles Cheatham Jr. of Dallas, Texas, Asia Prince of East Orange, New Jersey, Mukaddim Prince of Los Angeles, California, and Mubarak Prince of Columbus, Ohio; by her In-Laws: Karen (Eric) Derflinger of Milford, Ohio, Robert (Margo) Northcutt of North Bend, Ohio, and Amy (John) Dodd of Cincinnati, Ohio; and many nieces, nephews and friends.

  She was preceded in death by father, James Stringfellow; and by her sister, Asabiyah Prince.

  Friends were received on Wednesday, December 22nd, at the Rullman Hunger Funeral Home, 219 Mechanic Street, Aurora, Indiana. Services will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, December 23rd, beginning at 11 a.m. Interment will be in the Concord Cemetery.

  Contributions may be made to the family to defray expenses; or to Crossroads Church.