Obituaries 8-16-18

Edward Dodd, Winifred Krall, Iva Mae Schuler, Fred Stave.


Winifred Krall
Winifred “Winnie” (Mullins) Krall, age 96, of West Chester, Pennsylvania, passed away at 6:18 a.m. on Sunday, August 5th, 2018, at the Chester County Pocopson Home in West Chester, Pennsylvania.
Winnie entered this life on June 3rd, 1922, in Fork Ridge, Tennessee, the loving daughter of the late Sam and Grace Bell (Williams) Mullins. She was raised in Tennessee, where she graduated high school.
Winnie was united in marriage on March 30th, 1947, to the late James C. “J.C.” Krall, and to this union arrived a daughter, Brenda and a son, Michael to bless their home. Winnie and J.C. shared over 50 years of marriage together until he passed away on December 14th, 1996.
Winnie retired from the General Electric Company in Cincinnati, Ohio. She resided in Cincinnati, Ohio, Mt. Sterling, Indiana, Clinton, Tennessee, and for the past several years in West Chester, Pennsylvania.
Winnie was a member of the Markland Baptist Church and a member of the Fairmount Chapter No. 352 of Cincinnati, Ohio. She enjoyed spending time with her family and cooking for anyone who stopped by the farm for a visit. She was an avid collector of antiques and enjoyed visiting flea markets and garage sales for hidden treasures.
Winnie is survived by her son, Michael Krall and his wife Tonya of Vevay; by her daughter, Brenda Cole and her husband Kevin of Chester Springs, Pennsylvania; by her grandchildren: Nicholas Blanton, Lindsay Lee, Jacob Krall, Ashley Cole and Sydney Cole; by her great-grandchildren: Dallas, Abigail, Liam, Madeline, Charlotte and Emerson; by her step-grandchildren: Kaleesa Archer and Kodi McAlister; by her step-great-grandchildren: Lainie, Landen and Lynleigh; as well as her many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Sam and Grace Bell (Williams) Mullins; by her husband, James C. “J.C.” Krall, who died on December 14th, 1996; by her brothers: Carl, Paris, Earl, Whitford, Paul and Clyde Mullins; and by her sisters: Madeline Everest, Mildred Pierce and Effie Poore.
Funeral services were conducted on Saturday, August 11th, by Reverend C. Martin Justice, 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 Saturday, August 11th, prior to the beginning of the services at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the East Enterprise Volunteer Fire Department. Cards are available at the funeral home.

Edward Dodd
Edward Jacob Dodd, 75, of Vevay, passed away on Tuesday, August 7th, 2018.
Ed was born on July 11th, 1943, in Neptune, New Jersey, the son of Edward J. Dodd, Sr. and Florence Wagner Dodd. Ed was raised in Manasquan, New Jersey, and graduated from Manasquan High School in 1961. Ed graduated from Monmouth College in 1965 with a BS degree in Business Administration.
Ed married Paula Ann Harris of Vevay/Madison on March 15th 1969.
Ed’s construction and engineering career included multiple states, countries and companies including: Babcock & Wilcox Construction Company, Global Power Company, Foster Wheeler Energy Corporation, Rust Engineering, Eichleay Corporation, BE&K and WG Yates Construction Company. With the aura of a grizzly bear and the temper to match, Ed knew how to get the job done and get it done right. Ed’s professional acumen was well regarded and respected as evidenced by his long and diverse career; and the many friends he and Paula met along the way.
In his downtime, Ed knew how to unwind and relax. For many of those fortunate enough to know the softer side of Ed he would regale you with stories of his exploits that would leave you in awe and tears of laughter. Ed was a lover of fine wine, good bourbon, hunting, boating and traveling — whether it be to wine country, bourbon country or his boy-hood stomping grounds. Above all else, Ed was a great husband, father and friend.
Ed was a member of the Navesink Masonic Lodge No 9 of Redbank, New Jersey; Scottish Rite of Evansville, Indiana; and was a Kentucky Colonel.
Ed will be deeply missed by his beautiful wife, Paula Harris Dodd of Crane Hill, Alabama; by his daughters: Kimberly Newlin and her husband Michael of Birmingham, Alabama and Jennifer Wester and her husband Derek of Birmingham, Alabama; by his son, Brian Dodd of Madison; by his grandchildren: Cole Jacob Wester, Lily Payne Wester, Ella Harris Newlin, Whitten Edward Dodd, and Sutton Elizabeth Dodd; by his brother-in-law, Alan Harris of Vevay; by his nephews: Travis, Christopher and Danny Harris all of Vevay; by his godson, Richard Ryan Risk of Madison; and his loyal lab, ‘Tilley’.
He was preceded in death by his parents: Edward Jacob “Jake” Dodd, Sr., who died on November 30th, 2002 and Florence Charlotte (Wagner) Dodd, who died on September 18th, 2011; and his father-in-law and mother-in-law: Lloyd Sheldon and Burnetta G. (Gullion) Harris.
Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, August 17th, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana, 47043. Funeral services will be conducted on Friday, August 17th, at 1 p.m., by Roger D. Nay, at the funeral home. Interment will follow in the Vevay Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Guy S. Harris scholarship fund or Keeping Pace Cancer Fund, c/o the Community Foundation of Switzerland County; or the charity of the donor’s choice. Cards are available at the funeral home.

Iva Mae Schuler
Iva Mae (Keene) Schuler, age 82, of Center Square, passed away at 8:33 p.m. on Sunday, August 12th, 2018, at the Swiss Villa Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Vevay.
Iva entered this life on September 15th, 1935, in Kirkville, Kentucky, the daughter of the late Charles and Stella (McGuire) Keene. She was raised in Cleves, Ohio, and was a 1954 graduate of the Taylor High School in North Bend, Ohio.
She was a member of the Cleves First Baptist Church in Cleves, Ohio.
Iva was united in marriage on April 5th, 1958, in Lawrenceburg, Indiana, to the late Ray O. Schuler, and to this union arrived three sons to bless their home. Iva and Ray shared nearly 38 years of marriage together until Ray passed away on February 24th, 1996.
Iva was employed as a file clerk for Union Central Life Insurance Company. She resided since 1976 in the Center Square community. Iva was a wonderful homemaker and farm wife and enjoyed gardening, canning, cooking and watching her soap operas, especially ‘The Young and the Restless’.
Iva is survived by her sons: Dan Schuler of Vevay and David Schuler and his wife Rachel of Vevay; by her granddaughter, Tasha Powers and her husband Danny of East Enterprise; by her great-grandchildren: Aubree and Hunter Powers of East Enterprise; by her sister, Jewell Hancock of Cleves, Ohio; by her brother, Douglas Keene of Cleves, Ohio; and her several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Stella (McGuire) Keene; by her husband, Ray O. Schuler, who died on February 24th, 1996; by her son, Kenneth L. Schuler, who died on August 9th, 2007; by her brothers, Fred and Michael Keene; and her sister, Beatrice Kinney.
Graveside services will be conducted on Thursday, August 16th, at 11 a.m., by Pastor Patrick Lanman at the Miamitown Cemetery, 8047 Mill Street Miamitown, Ohio, 45041.
Friends were invited to call on the family on Wednesday, August 15th, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana, 47043.
Memorial contributions may be made to Charity of the Donor’s Choice. Cards are available at the funeral home.

Fred Stave
Frederick Roland “Fred” Stave, age 78, of Patriot, died on Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018 at the University of Cincinnati Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Fred was born on June 1st, 1940 in South Bend, Indiana to German immigrant parents, Fred and Paula (Schifferdecker) Stave. During his youth he spent summers in Europe with his parents’ families where he became fluent in German and developed an international view of the world. He became one of the youngest licensed amateur radio operators at the age 12 and forever known as W9NIO amassing 340+ countries and attaining several awards.  He was passionate about his engineering studies at Purdue and Butler University working on an master of business administration along with his love for ham radio, photography, Corvettes, and eventually Harley Davidson motorcycles.
Fred met his high school sweetheart Sondra Haack during his senior year at John Adams High School in South Bend where he graduated in 1958. After proposing to Sondra he went off to Purdue University where he earned his bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering in 1962. The long distant relationship was not on their side and the wedding was called off. Fred married Judith Enyart in 1962 and welcomed their two children, Eric and Cheryl. After 20 years of marriage they parted; with Fred later reuniting with Sondra in 1982. They married in 1983 and resided in Indianapolis, Indiana. Fred became the stable, beloved father figure for Sondra’s two children, Dwayne and Audra Platz.
Fred will be deeply missed by his wife of 35 years, Sondra Sue (Haack) Stave of Patriot; his son, Eric Stave and his wife Cindy of Rescue, California; his daughter, Cheryl Stave of Greenfield, Indiana; his step-son, Dwayne Platz of El Segundo, California; his step-daughter, Audra Platz of Manhattan Beach, California; his grandchildren: Erica and Andrew Stave, Hannah Dewey and Georgia Hughes; and his abundance of friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Paula (Schifferdecker) Stave.
Celebration of Fred’s life will be conducted this Saturday, August 18th, at 11 a.m., by Brother Steve Ward at the Hoosier Theater, 209 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana, 47043. Friends may call on the family from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at the theater.
A reception will follow at the Jack Sullivan Senior Center, 305 Walnut Street, Vevay, Indiana 47043.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made out to the Hoosier Theater or Triangle Fraternity Cincinnati Chapter. Cards are available at the funeral home. Haskell and Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay is assisting the family at this difficult time.