Obituaries for the week of 4/21/05

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George W. Boulton

George W. Boulton, 89, of Vevay, passed away Monday, April 18th, at Dearborn County Hospital in Lawrenceburg.
He was born November 1st, 1915, in Jonesville, Kentucky, the son of Joe and Ada (Tackett) Boulton, who both preceded him in death. He was a retired heavy equipment operator for 32 years for Lloyd Mason Construction Company in Madison. Early in life he was employed in the transportation department of the Charlestown Ammunition Plant in Charlestown. Later he drove a tractor trailer for Newson Trucking Company in Columbus.
He also spent many years farming. He was famous for all of the wind mills he enjoyed making. He displayed many of them on his bicycle which he rode in local parades and community events. He also enjoyed reading, fishing and motorcycling.
On February 26th, 1938, he married Dorothy Mae Beatty in Vevay. She preceded him in death June 23rd, 1995.
Survivors include his granddaughter, Marie Hunt and husband Gene of Madison; his great-granddaughter, Kelsey Hunt of Madison; his great-grandson, Jacob Hunt of Madison; his sister, Elizabeth Bowers of Bradenton, Florida; his sisters-in-law, Elizabeth “Libby” Swango of Vevay and Charlotte Boulton of Columbus; his special niece, Marcell Hankins of Vevay; several nieces and nephews; and several great-nieces and great-nephews.
H was also preceded in death by his daughter, Judy E. Dunning in 1973; his brothers, James, Joe and Lloyd Boulton; and his sisters, Irma Sitz, Lillian Smith and Maxine Biby.
Funeral services will b e conducted at 11 a.m. today (Thursday) by Reverend Ronald Sandidge at Haskell and Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay. Burial will be in Vevay Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Swiss Villa Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Vevay. Online condolences may be sent to the family via the funeral home’s website guest book at www.haskellandmorrison.com.

Ebrahim Mukaddam

Ebrahim Mukaddam, 75, of Florence, passed away Monday, April 18th, at Swiss Villa Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Vevay.
He was born November 1st, 1929, in Capetown, South Africa, the son of Shriek and Rusedba (Tarabochia) Mukaddam. He was a retired owner and operator of Quality Perfumes at Trader’s World in Lebanon, Ohio the past eight years. He owned and operated the E & P Perfumes for 25 years in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He also owned and operated the Panorama and Monocco Movie Theaters in Capetown. He was a former member of the Lions Club in Miami Beach, Florida. He was a member of the St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Surfside, Florida.
On February 13th, 1958, he married Petronella (Seboa) Mukaddam in Capetown.
Survivors include his wife, Petronella Mukaddam; his daughters, Rose Mukaddam of Deerfield, Florida, Jasmin Dasis of Jenson Beach, Florida, and Sherry Graff and husband Jim of Florence; his sons, Richard Mukadam of Silver City, Mexico, Scott Mukaddam and wife Natalie of Plantation, Florida, and Adam Mukaddam of Fort Lauderdale; his grandchildren, Sean, Brittany, Christopher, Kaitlin, Kristin, Anthony, Meagan, Lindsey, Drew, Joshua and Brian; his sisters, Mariam Humdoley, Julie Bad Rodien, Rabeia Bad Rodien, and Sissy Mukaddam, all of Capetown.
He was also preceded in death by his brothers, Armond, Hamza, Ismail, and Hammie Mukaddam; and his sister, Wia Mukaddam.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 23rd, by Reverend Charles Dayadharum at Haskell and Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay. Friends may call from 5-7 p.m. Friday, April 22nd, at the funeral home. Burial will be in Vevay Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice. Online condolences may be sent to the family via the funeral home’s website guest book at www.haskellandmorrison.com.

Audrey Baugh

Audrey Lou (Poling) Baugh, 69, of Versailles, passed away Saturday, April 16th, at her home.
She was born February 8th, 1936, in Ripley County, the daughter of Roy and Naomi A. (Bliton) Poling. She was a 1954 graduate of Cross Plains High School in Cross Plains.
She was united in marriage on May 28th, 1955, at Versailles Baptist Church to Jack E. Baugh. This union was blessed with one daughter and one son.
She retired after working for 31 years for the South Ripley School Corporation in Versailles, as the bookstore manager. She was a faithful member of the Benham United Methodist Church in Benham, the Benham Blue Belles Homemakers Club, the Starlighters Square Dancers in Batesville, and the Card Club. She had resided in the Benham community the past 42 years. She had been in ill health with cancer for several years.
Survivors include her husband of 50 years, Jack E. Baugh of Benham; her daughter, Sherrilea Baugh of Bethpage, Tennessee; her son, Greg A. Baugh and wife Christina of North Vernon; her grandchildren, Jason, Jessica and Nathaniel Baugh; her sisters, Verna Mae Schwagmeier of Benham and Kay Smith of Bennington; her brothers, Bill Poling and wife Kitty of Madison, Joe Poling and wife Debbie of Dandridge, Tennessee, Richard Poling and wife Carolyn of Butlerville, Jim Poling and wife Carol of Canaan, Max Poling and wife Joyce of Canaan, and Doug Poling of Jeffersonville; her aunts, Georgia Brown of Cross Plains and Maxine Wilson of Osgood; several nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her father, Roy Poling on January 11th, 1974; her mother, Naomi A. (Bliton) Poling on August 10th, 1986; her sisters, one in infancy on November 267th, 1946 and Nyla Jean Harlow in 1982; and her brother, Donald Poling in 1946.
Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, April 19th, by Reverend Phil Meyer at Benham United Methodist Church in Benham. Burial was in Benham Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Homecare and Hospice of Batesville or to the charity of the donor’s choice. Morgan-Webster-Nay Funeral Home of Madison was in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to the family via the funeral home’s website guest book at www.morganwebsternay.com.

Othmar Schmitt

Othmar “Oddie” Schmitt, 89, of Jasper, Indiana, passed away Sunday, April 17th, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center there.
He was born November 14th, 1915, in Jasper, the son of John and Mary Elizabeth (Otto) Schmitt.
On November 15th, 1938, he married Mary Frances Sermersheim, who died August 30th, 1992.
He retired from the former Jasper Corporation, a division of Kimball International after 31 years. He served on the steering committee for Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center for their building Capital Campaign in 1971. He was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church and St. Joseph Catholic Church Choir for 68 years, the Holy Name Society, and Jasper Knights of Columbus.
Survivors include his daughters, Sue Ann Schmitt, Ruth Stallman and husband James, and Patty Kiefer, all of Jasper; his son, Paul Schmitt and wife Sharon of Vevay; his daughter-in-law, Doris Schmitt of Jasper; 13 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and his sisters, Frances Lents and Alma Schmitt, both of Jasper.
He was also preceded in death by his daughter, Laura Schmitt; his sons, John and Charles Schmitt; and his brothers, Hubert, Robert, Lawrence, Raymond, John and Walter Schmitt.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, April 20th, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church with burial following in Fairview Cemetery in Jasper. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Church Choir or to the Skilled Care Unit of Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper. Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper was in charge of arrangements.

Marjory Bell

D. Marguerite “Marjory” (Smith) Bell, 95, of Anderson, passed away Sunday, April 17th, at Community Hospital in Anderson, following a brief illness.
She was born October 3rd, 1909, in Patriot, and resided in Anderson since 1938. She retired in 1963 from Delco Remy Division of General Motors from Plant 10. She was a member of Anderson Church of the Brethren.
She is survived by her children, Vivian Joan and husband Robert Prater of Anderson, Gerald H. Bell of California, and William T. and Lois J. Bell of Anderson; her grandchildren, Steven Endebrock of Florida, Theresa Endebrock of New York, Linda J. and husband Gerald Jones of Anderson, Michael S. and wife Debra Prater of Tennessee, David A. and wife Teresa Prater of Noblesville, Lynn and husband Ronald Becker of California, Tracy and husband Robert Gallo of California, Gary and wife Delia Bell of California, Lana Richardson of Pendleton, Kathy and husband Mark Yurchison of Kentucky, Kara and husband Jason Beamer of Anderson, Bill Church of Fishers, Tony and wife Selene Church of Fishers; 19 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Gerald I. “Pete” Bell; her parents, Jacob and Blanche (Miller) Smith; her daughter, Lola Eileen Endebrock; her daughter-in-law, Jeanne Ball; four brothers; and two sisters.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. today (Thursday) at Robert D. Loose Funeral Homes and Crematory, South Chapel, 200 W. 53rd Street, Anderson, with Reverend John Bunch and Reverend Beverly Brady officiating. Friends may call from noon to service time today at the funeral home.
A brief service will be held at Patriot Baptist Church at noon Friday, April 22nd, with graveside rites following at East View Cemetery in Patriot. Reverend Frank Forthman will be officiating in Patriot. Memorial contributions may be made to the Anderson Church of the Brethren and Patriot Baptist Church. www.LooseFuneralHomes.com.