Obituaries 9-22-16

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Priscilla Probst

Priscilla Lou Probst, 76, of Aurora, Indiana, passed away on Thursday September 15th, 2016 at her residence. 

  She was born on November 21st, 1939, in Wilmington, Indiana, the daughter of the late Russell Bodey and Laura Scott Bodey. She was then raised on her family’s farm in Mount Sinai, Indiana, and attended Wilmington school; where she met her future husband, Allen Probst.

Priscilla married Allen on September 18th, 1959. They purchased a farm in Wilmington, where they lived and raised their family. She attended Grace Baptist Church in Milan. She loved being outside working on her farm and in her gardens. She also enjoyed watching NASCAR and spending time with family. She will be greatly missed by family and friends.

 Surviving are her sons: Christopher, Timothy, Matthew and Jason Probst all of Aurora, Indiana; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Other close family relatives include Jerry McCreary of Lafollette, Tennessee; Janet Kunz of Pinellas, Florida; Karen “Sue” Boone of Vevay; Shirre Brandon of Madison; and Ralph Fitzgerald of Spencer, Wisconsin.

 She was preceded in death by her husband, Allen Wayne Probst; her parents; daughter Gwendolyn; and granddaughter Brittany Probst. Other close family relatives who preceded her in death are: Mike Fitzgerald, Raymond McCreary and Eunice Scott. 

  Services will be held at the convenience of the family. Interment will be at Mount Sinai Cemetery. Rullman-Hunger Funeral Home in Aurora is assisting the family.

  Memorials are suggested to the Grace Baptist Church or Mt. Sinai Cemetery.

Bobby Proctor

Robert Stanley “Bobby” Proctor, age 65, of Vevay, passed away at 9:42 p.m. on Friday, September 16th, 2016, at the Swiss Villa Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Vevay.

Bobby entered this life on June 5th, 1951, in Warsaw, Kentucky, the son of the late Victor Hayes and Marie Sarah Essie Bell (Beach) Proctor. He was raised in Gallatin County, Kentucky where he attended school.

Bobby was united in marriage in 1981, in Warsaw, Kentucky to the late Kathy Ann Juilfs, and to this union arrived a son, Calvin, to bless their home. Bobby and Kathy shared 30 years of marriage together until Kathy passed away on December 12th, 2011. Bobby was later united in marriage on May 9th, 2012 at the Ebenezer Wesleyan Church in Moorefield, to Marsena Ruth Bailey. Bobby and Marsena shared four years of marriage together until his death.

Bobby was employed for the U.S. Shoe Factory in Vevay, retiring in 1996, after 15 years of service. Bobby attended the Ebenezer Wesleyan Church in Moorefield. He resided in the Vevay community since 1982. Bobby enjoyed fishing, attending car shows and country music festivals, tinkering with cars and watching ‘American Pickers’ on TV. Bobby will be dearly missed by his loving family and friends.

Bobby will be dearly missed by his wife of four years: Marsena Ruth (Bailey) Proctor of Vevay; his son: Calvin Proctor of Vevay; his sisters: Brenda Dodson of Carrollton, Kentucky and Linda Proctor of Carrollton, Kentucky; his brothers: Lewis Proctor of Carrollton, Kentucky, Jim Proctor of Carrollton, Kentucky, Victor Proctor of Vevay, Ronnie Proctor of Vevay, Vernon Proctor of Warsaw, Kentucky, and Leslie Proctor of Batavia, Ohio; and his numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Victor Hayes and Marie Sarah Essie Bell (Beach) Proctor; his first wife: Kathy Ann (Juilfs) Proctor, who died on December 12th, 2011; and his brother: Richard Proctor.

Funeral services were conducted on Tuesday, September 20th, 2016, by Brother Anthony Wilks at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana, 47043. Interment followed in the Vevay Cemetery.

Friends were invited to pay their respects on Tuesday prior to the beginning of the services at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Mr. Robert Stanley “Bobby” Proctor Memorial Fund, c/o Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home. Cards are available at the funeral home.

Linda Peters

Linda Carol (Peelman) Peters, age 71, of Florence, passed away with her loving family by her side at 1:45 p.m. on Saturday, September 17th, 2016, at her residence.

Linda entered this life on June 26th, 1945, in Switzerland County, the loving daughter of the late Frank Edward and Mary Naomi (Fulton) Peelman. She was raised in Switzerland County where she attended the Vevay High School.

Linda was united in marriage on July 24th, 1967, in Vevay to Bobby Joe Peters, and to this union arrived a son: Robert Wayne, and a daughter: Cheryl Lynn, to bless their home. Linda and Bobby Joe shared 49 loving years of marriage together until her death.

Linda was employed for the U.S. Shoe Factory in Vevay for 40 years. She was later employed in housekeeping for the Ogle Haus Inn in Vevay for five years. Linda was also employed in housekeeping for Belterra Casino & Resort for seven years.

Linda resided in the Switzerland County community all of her life. She was raised in the Vevay Church of Christ. Linda enjoyed cooking, housekeeping, collecting porcelain dolls and spending time with her family.

Linda will be dearly missed by her loving husband of 49 years: Bobby Joe Peters of Florence; her son: Robert Wayne Peters of Hanover, Indiana; her son-in-law: Harold Wayne Cunningham of Florence; her grandchildren: Dustin. Logan, Chelsey and Tesla; her great-granddaughters: Chandale and Paige; her sisters: Shirley Marsh of Lawrenceburg, Indiana and Mary Downing of Vevay; her brothers: Gordon Peelman of Lawrenceburg, Indiana and Ronnie Peelman of Columbia, South Carolina; and her several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her parents: Frank Edward “E.P.” and Mary Naomi (Fulton) Peelman; her daughter: Cheryl Lynn Cunningham, who died on July 16th, 2011; her sisters: Virginia Peelman, Betty Tomlison and Roberta Kearney; her brothers: Eugene Peelman, Robert “Bobby” Peelman and Charles “Chuck” Peelman.

Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, September 22nd, 2016, at 11 a.m., by Brother Hobert Byrd, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana, 47043. Interment will follow in the Vevay Cemetery.

Friends may call from 10-11 a.m. on Thursday, September 22nd, at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family. Cards are available at the funeral home.

Marvin Burger

Marvin W. Burger, age 77, of Cincinnati, Ohio, passed away at 12:40 a.m., Monday, September 19th, 2016, at the Vitas Inpatient Hospital Unit in Cincinnati. Ohio.

Marvin entered this life on July 31st, 1939, in Danville, Kentucky, the son of the late Claude Frances and Alma (Southerland) Burger. Marvin was proud that he and his granddaughter, Brittney Barnes, shared the same birthday. He was raised in Danville, Kentucky and was a graduate of Forkhand High School in Gravel Switch, Kentucky.

Marvin was united in marriage to Londalee Koons. In his younger years of life, Marvin was employed for the bakery in Danville, Kentucky and later moved on to the love of his life, the shoe business. He was employed for Genesco in Danville, Kentucky. He was later employed as a sales and service representative for the International Shoe Machine Corporation in Nashua, New Hampshire, from 1964 to 2000; and was also employed as a service manager and district manager for 36 years.

He was later employed in 2000 for Gap Incorporated until he retired in 2007 when his health no longer permitted.

Marvin was a member of the Fairview United Methodist Church in Fairview. He attended the Shiloh United Methodist Church in Cincinnati, Ohio. For the past several years, Marvin was lovingly cared for.

On August 9th, 2016 he entered Christ Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio. On August 16th, 2016 he was transferred for therapy to Pristine Senior Living in Delhi, Ohio. On September 4th, 2016, Marvin was taken back to Christ Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio; and later transferred to University of Cincinnati and then to Drake Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Marvin will be dearly missed by his loving wife: Londalee (Koons) Burger of Cincinnati, Ohio; his daughters: Jennifer Kyle “Jenny” Boles of Crestview Hills, Kentucky and Jacinda “Jill” Barnes and her husband: Jeff of Mason, Ohio; by his grandchildren: Matthew Boles, Andrew Boles, Chelsea Boles, Bridget Barnes and Brittney Barnes; his sister: Ruth Cooley of Morehead, Kentucky; his brother: Robert Burger of Danville, Kentucky, and his several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Claude Frances and Alma (Southerland) Burger; his brothers: Alton and Junior Burger; and his sisters: Lucile Trailor, Zora Pike, Zula Wilson and Christine Warren.

Funeral services will be conducted on Friday, September 23rd, 2016, at 1 p.m., by Reverend David Hood, at the Shiloh United Methodist Church, 5261 Foley Road Cincinnati, Ohio, 45238. Interment will follow in the Saint Joseph Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, September 23rd, at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to Fairview United Methodist Church; Shiloh United Methodist Church; or to the Vitas Inpatient Hospice Unit. Cards are available at the church or online at www.haskellandmorrison.com

Allen Ray Edwards

Allen Ray Edwards, age 68, of Vevay, passed away at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, September 17th, 2016, at his residence.

Allen Ray entered this life on June 2nd, 1948, in Madison, the son of the late, Jesse D. and Mavis Marie (Brandon) Edwards. He was raised in Mount Sterling, and was a 1967 graduate of the Vevay High School.

Allen Ray was inducted into the United States Army on July 10th, 1967, in Louisville, Kentucky, serving during the Vietnam War. Allen Ray earned the National Defense Service Medal; Vietnam Service Medal with four Bronze Service Stars; Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal; Combat Infantryman Badge; Expert Rifle; and two Purple Hearts. Allen Ray was honorably discharged with the rank of Sergeant on April 10th, 1970, in Fort Hood, Texas.

Allen Ray was united in marriage on May 30th, 1969, in Longview, Texas, to Marjorie “Margie” Maryman, and to this union arrived two sons: Christopher Allen and Dustin Eugene; and a daughter, Ami Lynn, to bless their home. Allen Ray and Margie shared 47 years of marriage together until his death.

Allen Ray was employed as a pumper for an oil field in Kilgore, Texas. In 1989, Allen Ray was employed as a security guard for the Jefferson County Proving Grounds in Madison. He was also employed for Danner’s Hardware Store in Vevay, from 1989 to 1994. Allen Ray was a member of the Vevay American Legion Post #185 and the Vevay VFW Post #5396. He attended Ruter Chapel United Methodist Church in Vevay. He resided in the Kilgore, Texas community for 20 years and in the Vevay community since February of 1989. Allen Ray enjoyed gardening and fishing and will be dearly missed by his loving family and friends.

Allen Ray will be dearly missed by his loving wife of 47 years: Marjorie “Margie” (Maryman) Edwards of Vevay; his sons: Christopher Allen Edwards and his wife: Linda of Madison and Dustin Eugene Edwards and his wife: Kayla of Vevay; his daughter: Ami Lynn Purnell and her husband: Mark of Park Hills, Kentucky; and by his grandchildren: Cody Allen, Jesse Lee, Joshua, Treyton, Michael Allen and Lucas Eugene.

He will also be missed by his twin sister: Alice Faye Whitham of Vevay; his sisters: Harriet Bovard of Vevay and Patty Haley and her husband: Phillip of Goodlettsville, Tennessee; his brother: Jesse Dale Edwards of Vevay; and his several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Jesse D. Edwards, who died March 21st, 1992 and Mavis Marie (Brandon) Edwards, who died November 10th, 1996; by his sister: Barbara Jo Edwards, who died in 1941; his niece: Pansy L. Bledsoe, who died on September 15th, 1996; his brothers-in-law: Paul V. “Jackie” Peters, who died May 18th, 1976; Carl S. Bovard, who died on December 15th, 2012; and Dennis Lee Whitham, who died on January 20th, 2014; and by his sister-in-law: Ella May Edwards, who died on December 24th, 2015.

Funeral services were conducted on Wednesday, September 21st, 2016, by Mike Danner at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana, 47043.

Interment followed in the Vevay Cemetery, Vevay. Full military were conducted by the Honor Guard of the Vevay American Legion Post #185 and the Vevay VFW Post #5396 at the cemetery.

Friends were invited to pay their respects to the family on Tuesday, September 20th, at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association or Vevay American Legion Post #185 Relief Fund. Cards are available at the funeral home.

Sallie White

Sallie Jean White, 26, of Rising Sun, passed away at 5:21 p.m. on Thursday, September 15th, 2016 in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Sallie was born in Lawrenceburg, Indiana, on August 15th, 1990, the daughter of Donna Jean (LaVelle) and Gerald Edward White, of Rising Sun.

She was a graduate of Rising Sun High School, Class of 2009. Sallie was a member of the Rising Sun Church of Christ. Sallie enjoyed fishing and camping. She had a great love for animals and rescued many cats. Sallie adored her niece and nephews.

Sallie is survived by her parents: Ed and Donna White of Rising Sun; by two brothers: Sean Michael White of Newport, Kentucky and Shane Edward White, of New Albany, Indiana; by grandparents Gerald “Bush” White of Rising Sun and Lauretta LaVelle of Rising Sun; By nephews Tazman and Sebastian; and by niece Winnie. Sallie is also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Sallie was preceded in death by her grandfather, Walter LaVelle; and grandmother, Frances “Fannie” White.

Memorial services were held on Monday, September 19th, at the Markland Funeral Home in Rising Sun, with Brother Don Thomason officiating. Friends were invited to call on the family on Monday prior to the time of the service at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to the family for funeral expense.

Patsy Ralston

Lilly Margaret “Patsy” Ralston, 98, of Olean, Indiana, passed away at 7:10 a.m. on Sunday, September 18th, 2016 at Ripley Crossing in Milan.

She was born near Vevay on June 3rd, 1918, the daughter of Alex and Nettie Robertson Clements.

She was married to Bruce Ralston on June 20th, 1936, at the Baptist parsonage in Vevay; and he preceded her in death on October 6th, 1992.

She will be dearly missed by her son: Wayne (Pat) Ralston of Palmetto, Florida; by her daughter: Kaye (Ernest Lee) Hunger of Benham; by her five grandchildren: Chris Ralston of Bradenton, Florida; Holly Ralston of Huntsville, Alabama; Christy (Mike) Swango of Holton, Indiana; Bob (Connie) Hunger of Versailles, Indiana; and Jennifer (Ralph) Miller of Versailles, Indiana.

She will also be missed by her 10 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren; brothers-in-law Earl Ralston of Tacoma, Washington and Dillman (Evelyn) Ralston of Clearwater, Florida; and sister-in-law Mary Geyman of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.

She was also preceded in death by her parents and her grandson Thomas Hunger.

Patsy rode in a horse-drawn wagon to the one room schools of Park Ridge, Pendleton Run, and Tater Bug in Switzerland County; and was a 1935 graduate of Vevay High School, where she played on the girls basketball team. She was an avid bowler in her younger years and also followed the Cincinnati Reds. Patsy was a loyal follower of South Ripley sports, especially when her grandchildren and great-grandchildren were participating.

She worked for several years as a cook at the Cross Plains school; and retired from Ripley County Wholesalers in Milan, where she worked as a bookkeeper. Patsy was a 64-year member of the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Olean, where she participated in the Ladies Aid.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, September 22nd at 11 a.m. at the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Olean with Pastor Curtis Black officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Visitation was held on Wednesday, September 21st, at the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles.

Memorials may be given to the St. Paul Improvement Fund in care of the funeral home.