Obituaries week of 1-5-12

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Barbara Beutel
Barbara Jean Beutel, 81, of Rising Sun, formerly of Quercus Grove, passed away at 11:50 a.m. Friday, December 23rd, at her daughter’s residence.
She was born in Quercus Grove on February 25th, 1930, the daughter of the late Amelia H. (Titkemeyer) and Dilver S. Dunning. She attended Patriot High School. She was baptized at the Quercus Grove United Methodist Church and most recently attended the Rising Sun Church of Christ.
On April 2 6th, 1947, in Lawrenceburg, she married Earl Beutel. They were married over 52 years until his passing on November 6th, 1999.
She was a homemaker and farm wife. She operated the family dairy farm and was known for her love of animals. She also enjoyed gardening. She was a devoted wife and loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
Survivors include her daughters, Linda Mace (Ray) of Rising Sun, Donna Martin (Robert) of Vevay and JoAnn Rayls (Robin) of Rising Sun; her son, James Beutel of Rising Sun; her grandchildren, Sidney and Larry Robinson, David Holmes, Ona and Jason Martin; Traci Holmes; and Kaylee Rayls; her great-grandchildren, Mason Martin, Natalie and Josh Robinson, Mark Lyon, Gracie Holmes and Bryson Scudder.
She was also preceded in death by her brothers, Henry and Francis “Shorty” Dunning.
Funeral services will be conducted by Brother Greg Matthew at 11 a.m. today (Thursday, December 29th) at Markland Funeral Home in Rising Sun. Burial will be in Rising Sun New Cemetery. The family requests donations to the Ohio County Animal Shelter or Dearborn County Hospice.

James Hart
 James Vernon Hart, 72, of Lexington, Indiana, passed away Saturday, December 31st, 2011, at his home.
 He was born October 1st, 1939, in Switzerland County, to James R. and Nellie V. Rowland Hart. He was a truck driver for over 52 years and a member of the Paynesville Christian Church.
 He was preceded in death by his father, James Robert Hart; and a sister, Falba Fettig.
 Survivors include his wife Susan Smith-Hart; sons, Richard James Hart, Anthony Ray Hart and Robert David Hart, all of Madison; his daughter, Kimberly Sue Jameison of Madison; his mother, Nellie Johnson of Elwood, Indiana; his brothers, Raymond Fay Hart of Hanover and Billy Hart of Florida; 10 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
 Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday January 5, at Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington. There will be no formal funeral services. Online condolences can be made at www.graysonfuneralhome.com.

Ervin Schwartz
Ervin E. Schwartz, one-day old infant of Atlee B. and Emma J. (Wickey) Schwartz of Bennington, passed away at 9:40 p.m. Sunday, January 1st, 2012, at King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison. He was born December 31st, 2011, in Bennington.
Survivors include his parents; his brothers, Jerry E. Schwartz, William E. Schwartz, Vernon E. Schwartz, Atlee E. Schwartz, Nate E. Schwartz, all of Bennington; his paternal grandparents, Nate M. and Barbara E. Schwartz of Geneva, Indiana; his maternal grandparents, Jerry J. and Anna A. Wickey of Bennington; several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012, at the Atlee B. Schwartz residence at 3022 Gullion Road, Vevay. Burial was in the Old Order Amish Cemetery in Canaan. Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home of Vevay was in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to the family via the funeral home’s website at www.haskellandmorrison.com.

Jayden Rosales-Stepp
Jayden Chase Rosales-Stepp, stillborn infant loving son of Christian Fabian and Shannon Marie (Stepp) Rosales, of Vevay, entered this life prematurely at 1:57 a.m. Tuesday, December 27th, 2011, at King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison.
Survivors include his parents; his brothers, Bryce Stepp and Logan Rosales-Stepp, both of Vevay; his grandparents, Gurney and Dawn (Naylor) Ossman of Vevay, Alisia Rodriguez of Mexico, Guellermo Rosales, Jr., of Mexico; his great-grandparents, Jack and Pat Naylor of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and Niti Rosales of Mexico; several aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his great-grandparents, Earl and Dorothy Stepp and Guellermo Rosales, Sr.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice. Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home of Vevay is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to the family via the funeral home’s website at www.haskellandmorrison.com.

Karen Huber
Karen Sue (Romans) Huber, 43, of Aurora, passed away at 3:18 a.m. Saturday, December 31st, at Dearborn County Hospital in Lawrenceburg. She had battled breast cancer for many years.
She was born in Lawrenceburg on July 26th, 1968, the daughter of Beverly J. (Miller) and William G. Romans of Patriot, who survive. She was a graduate of Rising Sun High School, Class of 1986. She was a homemaker and attended the Rising Sun Nazarene Church. She loved her family, motorcycle rides with her husband and going on trips.
On June 6th, 2008, in Lawrenceburg, she married Mark Huber who survives her.
Other survivors include her daughters, Tiffany (Jeremy) Carrigan of Aurora, Stephany Davis of Patriot, and Brittany Davis of Aurora; her stepdaughters, Amanda Huber of Chicago, Illinois and Kristen (Zack) Miller of Richmond, Kentucky; her grandchildren, Myles, Isaiah, Braxon, Alyssa, Jayden, Sydney, Taylor, Alexis ad Kennedy; her sisters, Teresa (Dale) Miller of Rising Sun and Charjeana (Gale) Thomas of Patriot; her brother, Billy D. Romans of Patriot; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by an infant son, Michael Wayne in 1985; and her grandparents, Sam and Charlotte Romans and Rodney and Faye Miller.
Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, January 3rd, with Reverend Chris Robinson officiating at Markland Funeral Home in Rising Sun. Burial was in Eastview Cemetery in Patriot. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Mary Probst
Mary Elizabeth (Stewart) Probst, 99, of Aurora, passed away Tuesday, December 27th, 2011, in Dillsboro.
She was born Sunday, October 27th, 1912, in Patriot, the daughter of the late William Stewart and the late Charlotte Carpenter Stewart.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl R. Probst. He was the love of her life for over 50 years.
She worked as an office worker for Teaney’s Grocery, retiring after over 20 years of service. She enjoyed camping, fishing, square dancing, cooking and baking and working in her flower garden. But most of all she loved time spent with her family. She was a member of St. John Lutheran Church in Aurora.
Survivors include her daughter, Charlotte (Philip) Gilb of Aurora; her grandchildren, Greg (Sue) Gilb of Aurora, Rick (Dawn) Gilb of Manchester, Leigh (Scott) Chipman of Rising Sun; and her great-grandchildren, Alex, Josh, Abbey, Jessica, Whitney and Riley.
Funeral services were conducted by Pastor Richard Wilkie Saturday, December 31st, at St. John Lutheran Church in Aurora. Burial followed in the Riverview Cemetery in Aurora. Contributions may be made to the church. www.rullmans.com

John Doan
John Joseph Doan, 68, of Rising Sun, passed away at 9:40 p.m. Tuesday, December 27th, 2011, at King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison.
He was born in Vermillion County, Indiana, on October 20th, 1943, the son of the late Roberta (Asbury) and Glen Doan. His family later moved to Rockville, Indiana. He graduated in 1961 from Rockville High School where he was a member of FFA and the high school band. He enjoyed gardening and was also a member of the Rockville Jaycees. He formerly worked at Future X plastic factory in Bloomingdale, Indiana. He attended Bethel Unity Baptist Church in Rising Sun.
On May 20th, 1967, he married Dorothy (Frazier) Doan who survives him.
Other survivors include his sons, Ivan Wayne Doan and Eric Joseph Doan (Georgeann), all of Lawrenceburg; his grandchildren, Elise and Allison Doan; his sister, Janet Robbins of Lebanon, Indiana; and his brothers, Ivan Doan of Frankfort, Indiana and Bob Doan of Roachdale, Indiana.
He was also preceded in death by his brother, Glen Doan; and his sister, Eula Mae Hall.
A memorial service was held Saturday, December 31st, with Pastor Tom Parker officiating at Markland Funeral Home in Rising Sun. Donations may be made to Parkinson’s Foun dation or Dearborn County Animal Shelter.

Edna Ackman
Edna Linda Ackman, 58, of Rising Sun, passed away at 11:56 a.m. Monday, January 2nd, 2012, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio.
She was born in Cincinnati, on February 5th, 1953, the daughter of the late Edna Mae (Bitzer) and Clifford Brandhorst. She was a homemaker and attended St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Aurora. She enjoyed reading, going to yard sales and shopping at Family Dollar. Most of her time was focused on her grandchildren.
In April, 1980, she married Billy Ray Ackman, Sr., who survives her.
Survivors also include her daughters, Renee´ Ackman of Cincinnati, Farrah Ritchie of Somerset, Kentucky, Beverly McGlasson (Rob) of Cincinnati, Nickie Hampton (David) of Cincinnati, Gloria Ackman of Louisville, Kentucky, Juanita Ackman of Cincinnati, Melissa Ackman of Middletown, Ohio, Deborah Ackman of Newport, Kentucky, Vickie Ackman of Dayton, Ohio; her sons, James Ackman of Rising Sun, Michael Ackman (Laura) of Rising Sun, Grant Ackman (Jennifer) of Cincinnati, Billy Ray Ackman, Jr., (Marie) of New Trenton, Indiana, Donald Ackman of Cincinnati, Rickie Ackman of Hebron, Kentucky; 36 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; her sisters, Nancy Wells of LaBelle, Florida and Tina dun of Tampa, Florida; her brothers, Raymond Stentz of Sunman, Indiana and Clifford Brandhorst of Tampa, Florida.
She was also preceded in death by her sister, Lois Stentz.
Funeral Mass will be held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Aurora at 11 a.m. Thursday, January 5th, with Father Stephen Donahue officiating. Markland Funeral Home of Rising Sun is in charge of arrangements. Donations may be made to the Ohio County Animal Shelter in care of the funeral home.