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    Evelyn Sams

    View Evelyn Sams Aurora, IN Evelyn Marie (Brown) Sams, 81, of Aurora, IN, passed away at 06:15 PM, Thursday, March 21st, 2019 at her residence. Evelyn was born in Switzerland County, IN on November 8, 1937, a daughter of the late Hazel (Whitham) and Everett  Brown. Evelyn grew up in Switzerland County and attended Patriot High School. She was a homemaker but also formerly worked at the Shoe Factory in Vevay and the Canning Factory in Rising Sun. Evelyn was very skilled at making porcelai…

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    Donald West

    View Donald West Rising Sun, IN Donald Lee West, 72, of Rising Sun, IN, passed away at 6:30 AM, Thursday, March 14th, 2019 at The Waters of Dillsboro. Donald was born in Cincinnati, OH on May 22, 1946, a son of the late Amelia (Pahls) and Boyd L.West. Donald grew up in the Cincinnati community and was a graduate of Colerain High School. He worked over 23 years at Procter and Gamble where he fulfilled many duties. Donald proudly served his country in the US Air Force and achieved the rank of S…

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    Dorothy Weise

    View Dorothy Weise Rising Sun, IN Dorothy Mae Weise, 88, of Rising Sun, IN, passed away at 5:48 AM, Wednesday, March 6th, 2019 at The Waters of Rising Sun. Dorothy was born in Cincinnati, OH on August 22, 1930, a daughter of the late Ethel (Saunders ) Canter and Charles  Atkins. She grew up in the Cincinnati area and graduated high school from Western Hills. Dorothy was the widow of James Weise.  She formerly worked at Shillito’s (Macy’s) as a sales clerk in yard goods and furniture…

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    Richard Farr

    View Richard Farr Rising Sun, IN Richard Cody Farr, 20, of Rising Sun, IN, passed away Monday, March 4th, 2019 at his residence. Cody was born in Savannah, GA on May 17, 1998. He was a graduate of Rising Sun High School, Class of 2016 and was a member of National Honor Society and Hoosier Boys State. Cody formerly worked for Belterra Casino Resort as a laundry attendant. Cody went on to proudly serve his country in the US Navy during Operation Inherent Resolve. While in service, Cody received…

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    Samuel Cowens

    View Samuel Cowens Lawrenceburg, IN Samuel Cowens, 81, of  Dillsboro, IN, (formerly of Lawrenceburg) passed away at 03:07 AM, Wednesday, March 6th, 2019 at The Waters of Dillsboro. Samuel was born in Campbell County, KY on August 4, 1937, a son of the late Pearl Louise (Landers) and Samuel Jackson Cowens. Samuel had worked at Texas Instruments. On July 28, 2010, Samuel married Norma Jane Fox who passed away on February 15, 2015. Samuel is survived by sons: Richard, James, Paul, Mark and …

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    Gerald Dittmer

    View Gerald Dittmer Ohio County, IN Gerald Edwin Dittmer, 85, of Ohio County, IN, passed away at 7:05 PM, Wednesday, March 6th, 2019 at The Waters of Rising Sun. Gerald was born on Short Ridge near Mount Sinai in Dearborn County, IN on July 1, 1933, a son of the late Edith L. (Warner) and Frederick Edwin “Ed” Dittmer. Gerald grew up in Dearborn County and attended school in Moores Hill. He married June (Robinson) Dittmer on April 26, 1952. Gerald and June were married over 66 years until her …

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    Susan Hankins

    View Susan Hankins Vevay, IN Susan Elaine Hankins, 78, of  Vevay, IN, passed away at 9:06 AM, Sunday, March 3rd, 2019 at King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison, IN. Susan was born in Ripley County, IN on October 14, 1940, a daughter of the late Sophia (Furtick) and Clarence Abplanalp. She grew up in Ripley County and attended school in Osgood. Susan retired in 2006 from Grand Victoria Casino where she worked in catering. She also formerly worked at the  Vevay Shoe Factory and Grandma…

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    Sharon Keith

    View Sharon Keith Lawrenceburg, IN Sharon Ann (Detmer) Keith, 72, of Lawrenceburg, IN, passed away at 1:50 AM, Sunday, March 3rd, 2019 at Highpoint Health in Lawrenceburg. Sharon was born in Cincinnati, OH on January 27, 1947, a daughter of the late Dorothy Mae (Teke) and Alvin  Detmer. She was a graduate of Rising Sun High School, Class of 1965. Sharon had worked as a Hair Dresser at McAlpins in Crestview Hills , KY. Sharon also worked at DHL as Coordinator of Lost and Found. She marrie…

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    Dorothy Lozier

    View Dorothy Lozier lawrenceburg, IN Dorothy Louise Lozier, 93, of Lawrenceburg, IN, (formerly of Rising Sun)  passed away at 11:44 PM, Tuesday, February 26th, 2019 at Highpoint Health in Lawrenceburg. Dorothy was born in Hamilton County, OH on February 10, 1926, a daughter of the late Virgie and Ferdinand  Hansmann.  She was a 1943 graduate of Taylor High School in Cleves, OH. Dorothy worked as a cook at Three Rivers School in Cleves. Dorothy married Lester Lozier on July 10, …

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    Marjorie “Peachy” Stevens

    View Marjorie “Peachy” Stevens Rising Sun, IN Marjorie G. “Peachy” Stevens, 90, of Rising Sun, IN, passed away at 5:00 AM, Monday, February 25th, 2019 at Shady Nook Care Center in Lawrenceburg, IN. Peachy was born in Ohio County, IN on August 12, 1928, a daughter of the late Essie (Walston) and Coleman Bovard. She grew up in Ohio County and attended school there. Peachy married Charles Edward Stevens on November 16, 1946. They lived several years in the Gary, IN area where Charles worked as a…

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    Harry Ballard

    View Harry Ballard Batesville, IN Harry Dean Ballard, 83, of Batesville, IN, (formerly of Sunman) passed away at 1:27 PM, Wednesday, February 20th, 2019 at University Hospital in Cincinnati, OH. Harry was born in Rising Sun, IN on February 22, 1935, a son of the late Edith G. (Cochran) and John  William Ballard. Harry grew up in the Rising Sun community and graduated from Rising Sun High School in 1953. He began work at Seagram’s Distillery in Lawrenceburg, IN after graduation. Harry hal…

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    David Hewitt

    View David Hewitt Florence, IN David Paul Hewitt April 9, 1969 – February 13, 2019 David Hewitt, 49, of Florence, Indiana, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, February 13th in Carrollton, Kentucky. David was born in Lawrenceburg, Indiana, on April 9, 1969 to Paul and Rosalie “Rosie” (Lawson) Hewitt. He was a 1987 graduate of Rising Sun High School. He went on to attend Vincennes University and Indiana Police Academy where he graduated with a degree in law enforcement. David was born and ra…

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    Cherish Damerst

    View Cherish Damerst Cherish Richelle Damerst, 24, of Patriot, IN, (formerly of Rising Sun and Friendship, NY) passed away at 11:42 AM, Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019 in Florence, IN. Cherish was born in St. Mary’s, NY on October 7, 1994, a daughter of Susan (Kuzminski) Williams, of Patriot, IN and Stephen Damerst, of Friendship, NY. She attended school in Rising Sun and later went on to graduate from high school in Friendship, NY. Cherish loved to cook. She worked as a chef at different restaur…

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    Jeffery Tinsley

    View Jeffery Tinsley Moores Hill Jeffery James Tinsley, 58, of Moores Hill, IN passed away Wednesday, January 9th, 2019 at his residence. Jeffery was born in Lawrenceburg, IN on May 8, 1960, a son of Joyce (Miller) White and Walter C. Tinsley. He was a graduate of South Dearborn High School, Class of 1980. Jeffery formerly worked at Batesville Products in Aurora, IN. Jeffery enjoyed the simple things of life, like the company of good friends and family. His world revolved around his daug…

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    Delina Lester

    View Delina Lester Sparta, KY Delina Marie Lester, 60, of Sparta, KY, passed away at 6:56 PM, Saturday, December 22nd, 2018 while in the company of family members, at her residence. Delina was born in Milan, IN on February 15, 1958, a daughter of the late Mary Ellen (Bailey) and David  Freeman. She attended Switzerland County High School. Delina last worked as a cook at Belterra Casino in Florence, IN, until failing health forced her to retire. She was the wife of Frank Lee Lester. …

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    Marshall Alford

    View Marshall Alford Moores Hill Marshall McKinley Alford, Jr. 72, of  Moores Hill, IN, passed away at 4:37 PM, Tuesday, December 18th, 2018 at Highpoint Health in Lawrenceburg, IN. Marshall was born in Milan, IN on August 9, 1946, a son of the late Mary Lucille (Hubbard) and Marshall M. Alford, Sr. He was a graduate of Rising Sun High School, Class of 1965. On October 9th, 1965 he married Darla  (Wallingford) Alford at Olive Branch Baptist Church in Bear Branch, IN. Marshall and Da…

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    Marcella Jarvis

    View Marcella Jarvis Aurora Marcella Elizabeth Jarvis, 99, of Aurora, IN, passed away at 12:51 PM, Friday, December 7th, 2018 at Ridgewood Health Campus in Lawrenceburg, IN. Marcella was born in Ohio County, IN on June 22, 1919, a daughter of the late Bessie (Hastings) and Herman  Thies. She attended Rising Sun Schools and graduated from Mollers Beauty School in Cincinnati, OH in 1941. Marcella worked as a beautician and operated a shop out of her home for several years. She married Forr…

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    Roberta Bruce

    View Roberta Bruce Rising Sun, IN Roberta Clara Bruce, 90, of Rising Sun, IN, passed away at 9:05 PM, Friday, November 23rd, 2018 at The Waters of Rising Sun. Roberta was born in Fairmont, WV on June 8, 1928, a daughter of the late Clara Virginia (Hollen) and Robert  Barker. She graduated from high school in Cleveland, OH. She retired from Indiana Bell. When her health allowed her, Roberta attended Rising Sun Church of Christ. Roberta loved to play bingo. She also had an artistic side an…