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SAPHARA

Funeral services for Leon Alick “Lee” Saphara of Jeffersonville will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 21, at Coots Funeral Home with burial to follow at Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Jeffersonville to follow. She died Saturday, March 18, 2006, at Clark Memorial Hospital. Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Monday, March 20.  -  Jeffersonville Evening News - March 19, 2006  – shared by Francie Ede


Funeral services for Pauline Bailey Saphara, 76, of 338 Ohio Ave., Jeffersonville, will be held at 5 p.m. Sunday, January 14, at Scott Funeral Home. She died Friday, January 12, 1996, at Clark Memorial Hospital. She was a native of Pennington Gap, Va., a self-employed beautician and a member of West Maple Street Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, Leon A. Saphara; a daughter, Marlene Embry, Jeffersonville; a son, Leon A. Saphara Jr., New Albany; a brother, Tevis Bailey, Orleans, Ind.; two sisters, Lawanna Hedrick, Kingsport, Tenn. and Gusta Reese, Jeffersonville; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Visitation at the funeral home will be after 2 p.m. Sunday. The body will be cremated.  -  Jeffersonville Evening News – January 13, 1996– shared by Francie Ede

SARLES

Emery William Sarles, 75, father of a Jeffersonville woman, died at 10 a.m. yesterday in the Turley Nursing Home, New Albany. He lived at 518 State St., New Albany, and was a retired employee of the Hoosier Panel Company and a member of the Atkins Chapel E.U.B. Church. Survivors include four sons, James H., and Harold A., both of New Albany, Virgil, Marengo, and Paul, Louisville; two daughters, Mrs. Elmer Drechsel, Jeffersonville, and Mrs. Carl Kiesler, Greenville; and seven grandchildren. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in the Seabrook Funeral Home, New Albany, with burial in the Atkins Chapel Cemetery near Floyds Knobs.  -  Jeffersonville Evening News – October 02, 1963– shared by Francie Ede

SCHINDLER

Mrs. Anna Genevieve Schindler, 54, wife of Joseph Schindler, died Monday night, at 10 o’clock, at her home on the Rose Island Road, near Charlestown, following a short illness. Mrs. Schindler was a native of St. Joe and had lived in Clark County all her life. She belonged to St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. Besides her husband, survivors include four sons, Robert E., Leonard J., Vincent J., and Morton A. Schindler, all in the U. S. Army; and four daughters, Misses Loretta R., Anna E., Mary E., and Reta G. Schindler, all living at the homestead. The body will be at the residence pending completion of funeral arrangements. Last rites will be held at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, with burial in the church cemetery.  -  Jeffersonville Evening News – December 22, 1942– shared by Francie Ede

 Funeral services for Mrs. Anna Genevieve Schindler, 54, wife of Joseph Schindler, who died Monday night, at 10 o’clock, at her home on the Rose Island Road, near Charlestown, following a short illness, will be held Saturday morning, at 8:30 o’clock, from the residence and at 9 o’clock at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, of which she was a member. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Mrs. Schindler was a native of St. Joe and had lived in Clark County all her life. Besides her husband, survivors include four sons, Robert E., Leonard J., Vincent J., and Morton A. Schindler, all in the U. S. Army; four daughters, Misses Loretta R., Anna E., Mary E. and Reta G. Schindler, all living at the homestead; four sisters, Mrs. Mary Ann Courte, New Albany; Mrs. Edward Potts, Elizabeth, Indiana; Mrs. John Korbe, Fowler, Indiana and Mrs. Edward Renn, St. Joe; a brother, John Graff, St. Joe; and one grandchild.  -  Jeffersonville Evening News – December 23, 1942– shared by Francie Ede


 Funeral services for Leonard John Schindler, 78, of Charlestown, will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 7, at St. Michael Catholic Church, with burial in the church cemetery. He died Sunday, Aug. 4, 1996, at The Medical Center of Southern Indiana. He was a native of Jeffersonville, a retired employee of ICI Americas, an Army veteran of World War II, and a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1427, American Legion Post 335 and Knights of Columbus. Survivors include his wife, the former Margaret McCartney; five sons Michael Schindler, Cincinnati, Ohio, Joe and Lawrence Schindler, Charlestown, Martin Schindler, New Washington, and Richard Schindler, North Vernon; six daughters Margaret White and Dorothy Lampe, Cincinnati, Christine Steinwedel, New Albany, Marilyn Jackson, Hanover, Carolyn Ernstberger, Jeffersonville, and Loretta Fenster, Colton, Calif.; two brothers Robert E. and Martin A. Schindler, Charlestown; three sisters, Loretta Goedecker and Mary Warren, Charlestown, and Anna Distler, Louisville; and 18 grandchildren. Visitation at Grayson Funeral Home, Charlestown, will be until 9 p.m. Tuesday, and after 8 a.m. Wednesday.  -  Jeffersonville Evening News – August 06, 1996– shared by Francie Ede

Funeral services for Margaret Mary Schindler, 80, of Charlestown, will be 11 a.m. Thursday, June 25, at St. Michael Catholic Church, Charlestown, with burial in the church cemetery. She died Tuesday, June 23, 1998, at the Medical Center of Southern Indiana, Charlestown. She was a native of Speed, member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church. Survivors include sons, Michael Schindler of Cincinnati, Ohio, Joseph and Lawrence Schindler, both of Charlestown, Richard Schindler of North Vernon, and Martin Schindler of New Washington; daughters Margaret White, of Cincinnati, Christine Steinwedel of New Albany, Dorothy Lampe of Cincinnati, Marilyn Jackson of Hanover, Carolyn Ernstberger of Jeffersonville, and Loretta Fenster of Colton, Calif.; brothers Harry McCartney of Eauclaire Wisc., and James A. McCartney of Sellersburg; sisters, Catherine Bryant of Jeffersonville, Cecelia Schindler of Charlestown, and Dorothy Tetly of Jeffersonville; and 18 grandchildren. She has a deceased son William Schindler and a deceased sister, Helen Taylor. A prayer service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 24 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown. Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, June 24, and after 8 a.m. Thursday, June 25, at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown.  -  Jeffersonville Evening News – June 24, 1998– shared by Francie Ede




SCHMOLL

 Funeral services for Freda Schmoll, 99, of Louisville, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Our Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church, 760 Eastern Parkway, with burial in St. Michael Cemetery. She died Tuesday at Good Samaritan Center. She was the former Freda Duerr. Survivors include a son, Muriel T. Schmoll of Sun City, Calif.; five daughters, Mary Louise Fischer, Mary Catherine Sommers, Rose Marie Grenewald, Mary Helen Wilson and Mary Bonita Bryan, Louisville; three brothers, John Duerr of Clarksville and Francis Duerr and the Rev. Thomas Duerr, Louisville; a sister, Sister Laura Duerr, Louisville; 31 grandchildren; and 43 great-grandchildren. Visitation at Embry-Bosse Funeral Home, 2723 Preston Highway, will be from 2 to 5:30 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to Mass of the Air or Ursuline Sister’s Development Fund.  -  Jeffersonville Evening News – February 24, 1993– shared by Francie Ede


SHRADER

NALS 10 Feb 1873 p4 c4: Aetat [?] 70. James Shrader, one of the oldest and the wealthiest citizens of Washington township, Clark county, died yesterday morning. Mr. Shrader was born and reared in Oldham county, Ky. Came to Clark county in 1838, wher he has since resided. He was a man of sterling worth and leaves a very large circle of relatives and friends to mourn his loss.

SIEG

Funeral services for Edna C. Arnold Sieg, 80, of R. 3, Depauw, will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Frenchtown, with burial in the church cemetery. She died Sunday at Indian Creek Convalescent Center in Corydon. She was a native of Louisville and a member of St. Bernard Catholic Church, and St. Bernard Altar Society. Survivors include a son, Firman Sieg Jr., of Milltown; four daughters, Elaine Sieg, Louisville, Margaret Kiesler, Jeffersonville, and Elizabeth Briscoe and Dorothy Byerley, both of Depauw; a sister, Isabelle Sieg, Depauw; 32 grandchildren; 54 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation at Swarens Funeral Home, Ramsey, will be after 10 a.m. Tuesday, with prayer service at 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home.  -  Jeffersonville Evening News – February 23, 1987– shared by Francie Ede

Funeral services for Firman M. "Sonny" Sieg, 61, of Milltown, will be held at 2 p.m. EDT Saturday at Swarens Funeral Home, Ramsey, with burial in Hardinsburg Cemetery. He died Wednesday at his home. Local survivors include two sons, Kenneth Sieg of Sellersburg and Steven Sieg of Jeffersonville; and a sister, Margaret Kiesler of Jeffersonville. Visitation at the funeral home will be until 9 p.m. Friday and after 10 a.m. Saturday.  -  Jeffersonville Evening News – October 29, 1993  – shared by Francie Ede

 

 

Funeral services for Firman M. Sieg Sr., 83, of Frenchtown, will be held at 9 a.m. Monday at the St. Bernard’s Catholic Church, Frenchtown, with burial in the church cemetery. He died at 5:30 a.m. Friday at his home. Sieg was a native of Harrison County and was a veteran of World War I and was a retired farmer. He was also a retired general storekeeper. He was a member of the Harrison American Legion Post 123 and the World War Barracks 265. Survivors include his wife, the former Edna Arnold; one son, Firman M. Sieg Jr., Marengo; four daughters, Mrs. Dorothy Byerley, and Mrs. Elizabeth Briscoe, both of Depauw, Mrs. Margaret Kiesler, Clarksville and Mrs. Elaine Crayden, Gulfport, Miss.; 29 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren. Friends may call at the Swarens Funeral Home, Ramsey, after 4 p.m. today.  -  Jeffersonville Evening News – December 15, 1973  – shared by Francie Ede

 

 

Funeral services for Wilfred Edward “Cousin Willie” Sieg Sr., 74, of Harrison County, will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 6, at Bernard’s Catholic Church in Frenchtown, with burial in St. Bernard’s Catholic Church Cemetery. He died Thursday, Feb. 2, 2006, at Harrison county Hospital after a well-fought battle against lung cancer. He was one of Harrison County’s most beloved personalities and was president of Ramsey Popcorn Company. Cousin Willie was known by people in many different areas because of his active involvement with his family, his faith, his business and community. He was born March 16, 1931 in Ramsey, son of the late Edward and Agnes Gettelfinger Sieg. He attended elementary school at Schoolhouse 2 (also known as Possum College) and graduated from Corydon Central High School. He was a 1953 graduate of Indiana University, Bloomington, with a degree in marketing and was a member of Phi Kappa Fraternity. He served in the United States Air Force as a First Lieutenant and during his tenure in the Air Force, was stationed in Cheyenne, Wyo., and Waltham, Mass. He was a member of the Air Force Reserve until 1968. On June 16, 1951, he married his high school sweetheart, Doris Marie Byrum of Milltown. After his service in the Air Force he returned to Ramsey and formed Ramsey Popcorn Company with his parents and brothers. He really knew about raising popcorn, but that wasn’t all he knew how to raise, they have 13 children. Children are Agnes and James Barnard, Corydon, Wilfred Jr. and Lena Sieg, Ramsey, Laura and Michael Wood, Bakersfield, Calif., Michael Sieg, Jeffersonville, Lisa Sieg, Ramsey, Veronica and Ron Battista, Ramsey, Angela and Andy Janes, New Salisbury, Anthony and Sherie Sieg, Louisville, Eric and Patty Sieg, New Salisbury, Jason and Jill Sieg, Ramsey, Sarah and David Meyer, Virginia Beach, Va., Suzanne and Jason Kaiser, Corydon and John Paul Sieg, New Albany. They also have 32 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by a sister, Joan Seipel of Lanesville. He was preceded in death by sisters, Theresa Kendall and Mary Rita Robertson and brothers, Eugene Donald and Mark Sieg. He was a member of St. Bernard’s Catholic Church in Frenchtown, where he has served on the Parish Council as well as past picnic chairman. He was a Eucharistic Minister and a member of the Men’s CRHP team. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus. With the Sieg family being a large part of Harrison County’s population, he felt it was his duty to see that everybody had some work to do. The first jobs he gave his kids on the farm was picking up rocks and cleaning out hog pens. Today, Ramsey Popcorn is one of the largest employers in the community. Edward Sieg and his wife, Agnes, began the business in 1944 going store to store selling raw popcorn items out of the back of their truck. The Sieg’s four sons, Willie, Donald, Eugene and Mark took over the business in the 1960’s. Cousin Willie’s image is portrayed on the company’s largest selling retail product, “Cousin Willie’s Popcorn.” Ramsey Popcorn has grown to be one of the top four popcorn processors in the world. The company has several labels that include Cousin Willie’s Microwave and Original Gourmet Popcorn, “Campmasters” Popcorn and Purdu Pop Popcorn. He was a member of the board of directors of the Popcorn Institute from 1978 to 1984. He was a member of the Harrison County Chamber of Commerce and served in different capacities while a member. He served his community in many ways. He was a member of the Ramsey Lion’s Club, a Rotarian, a lifelong member of the Republican Party, and a Republican Precinct Committeeman. He was a member of the Ramsey-Spencer Grange and the Farm Bureau. He served on the Ramsey Water Company Board of Directors for 24 years and also served on the North Harrison Community School board for 12 years. He was a great fan of Cougar and Lady Cats sports. Visitation at Swarens Funeral Home, Ramsey, will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4 and noon to 8 p.m. Sunday, with a Rosary service at 7 p.m. Sunday.  -  Jeffersonville Evening News – February 03, 2006– shared by Francie Ede

 

 

SILTZ

 

 

Funeral services for Helen M. Siltz, 70, of Jeffersonville, will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 19, at Kraft Funeral Service, Charlestown Road Chapel, with burial in Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park. She died Wednesday, Feb. 16. 2005 at her home. She was a retired employee of General Electric, Louisville and was a native of Palmyra. Survivors include three sons, Kenny Sieg, Sellersburg, Dennis Sieg, Hardinsburg and Steve Sieg, Palmyra; two daughters, Debra Heldman, Paoli and Joyce Harris, Marengo; a sister, Kathy Packwood, Jeffersonville; 11 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Visitation at the funeral home will be from, 2 to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 18 and after 9 a.m. Sunday.  -  Jeffersonville Evening News – February 18, 2005– shared by Francie Ede

 

 


 

 

SIMON

 Funeral services for Lillian C. Lincoln Simon, 91, of Rothrock Mill Road, Depauw, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Bernard Catholic Church, Frenchtown, with burial in the church cemetery. She died Tuesday at Harrison County Hospital in Corydon. Survivors include two sons, Jerome Smith of New Salisbury and Marvin Smith of New Albany; three daughters, Mardell Brooks of Charlestown and Maxine Schwartz and Virginia Rosenbarger, Depauw; two stepsons, Kenneth and Melvin Arnold both of Wisconsin; two stepdaughters, Alice MacArthur  of Michigan and Joan Walsh of Ohio; a brother, Bruce Lincoln of Washington; two sisters, Grace Thevenot of Odebolt, Iowa, and Lena Watkins, New Albany; 13 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation at Swarens Funeral Home, Ramsey, will be until 9 p.m. today and after 8 a.m. Friday.  -  Jeffersonville Evening News – December 22, 1994 – Depauw  – shared by Francie Ede

 

 

SIZEMORE
Paul E. Sizemore, 76, of Jeffersonville. Funeral services for Paul E. Sizemore, 76, of Jeffersonville, will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 13 at Coots Funeral Home with burial in Walnut Ridge Cemetery. He died Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2003 at his home. He was a retired maintenance employee at the old Hamburg Service Center and a member of the Church of Christ in Clarksville. Survivors include four daughters, Anita Rochner, Lanesville, Deverriall Rosas, Palmyra, Brenda Pollard and Velma Jean Hume, both of Georgetown; a step son, Charles Ray Sparkman, New Albany; two sons, Chester E. Sizemore, Clarksville and Russell Sizemore, Georgetown; a sister, Bertha Quewn, Chicago, Ill.; a half sister, Ernestine Helton, Hazard, Ky.; 19 grandchildren; 28 great grandchildren; and three great great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Guy Sizemore. Visitation at the funeral home will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. today, Wednesday, Nov. 12.  -  Jeffersonville Evening News – November 13, 2003  – shared by Francie Ede

 
SMITH
Funeral services for Callistus J. Smith Jr., 18, Mount Eden Road, Borden, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. John Catholic Church, Starlight, with burial in the church cemetery. He died at 5 p.m. Thursday at Methodist Evangelical Hospital, Louisville, after an illness. He was a 1974 graduate of Our Lady of Providence High School and a student at Indiana University Southeast. He was a member of the St. John Catholic Church and the Catholic Youth Organization in Starlight. Survivors are his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Callistus J. Smith Sr., Borden; four brothers, Donald and Ivan Smith, both of Floyds Knobs, Kenneth and Glenn Smith, both of Borden; five sisters, Mrs. Ann Jeanette Baker, Borden, Mrs. Charlotte Mooney, Newark, N.Y., Mrs. Evelyn Heiligenberg, New Albany, Mrs. Nancy Lynch, Louisville, and Miss Brenda Smith, at home; and his grandmother, Mrs. Anna Buechler, Bradford. The body is at the Kraft Funeral Home, New Albany, where prayer service, will be held at 7:30 p.m. today.  -  Jeffersonville Evening News – January 10, 1975  – shared by Francie Ede

 




 

 

Louis V. Smith, 70, a retired farmer, died suddenly at 2:30 p.m. Thursday in his home, at R.1, Borden. Smith was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church at Navilleton and the Holy Name Society. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Mary Bernadine Smith; five sons, Callistus J., Julius W., Robert P., and Louis E. Smith, all of Floyds Knobs, and George I. Smith of St. Joseph; five daughters, Mrs. Marcella Miller, Mrs. Edith Ems, Mrs. Regina Jacobi, and Mrs. Mary Geswein, all of Floyds Knobs, and Mrs. Rita Austin of New Albany; six brothers, William and Adolph Smith, both of New Albany, Charles Smith of Floyds Knobs, Joseph Smith of Tampa, Fla., George Smith of Rankin, Ill., and Paul Smith of Oxford; three sisters, Mrs. Adeline Heeke of New Albany, Mrs. Clara Naville of Floyds Knobs and Mrs. Mayme Rollins of Frankfort; 68 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Friends may call at the Kraft Funeral Home, New Albany, after 6 p.m. today.  -  Jeffersonville Evening News – November 16, 1962– shared by Francie Ede

 

 

Funeral services for Louis V. Smith will be at 10 a.m. Monday in St. Mary’s Catholic Church at Navilleton with interment in the church cemetery. Smith, 70, died suddenly Thursday afternoon in his home at Rt. 1, Borden.  -  Jeffersonville Evening News – November 17, 1962– shared by Francie Ede

 

 

Funeral services for Mrs. Mary B. Smith, 68, widow of Louis V. Smith, will be at 10 a.m. Monday in St. Mary’s Church at Navilleton, Ind., with burial in the church cemetery. Mrs. Smith died at 5 a.m. Friday in her home at R. 1, Borden. A native of Clark County, she was a member of St. Mary’s Church and St. Ann Altar Society. Surviving are five sons, Callistus J., Julius W. and Louis E. Smith, all of Borden, Robert P. Smith of Floyds Knobs, and George I. Smith of Memphis; five daughters, Mrs. Marcella Miller, Mrs. Edith Ems, and Mrs. Mary Geswein, all of Borden, Mrs. Regina Jacobi of Floyds Knobs, and Mrs. Rita Austin of New Albany; two brothers, Julius Koetter of Borden, and William Koetter of Clarksville; two sisters, Mrs. Agnes Grantz, Clark County, and Miss Hilda Koetter of Clarksville; 68 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. The Altar Society will recite the rosary at 7 p.m. Sunday at Kraft Funeral Home, New Albany.  -  Jeffersonville Evening News – June 08, 1963– shared by Francie Ede

 

 

SNYDER

 

 

Funeral services for Henrietta Hart Snyder, 85, formerly of Louisville, will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at W.G. Hardy Shively Funeral Home, 4101 Dixie Highway, with burial in Resthaven Memorial Park. She died Sunday at Clarksville Healthcare Center. She was a native of Eastview. Survivors include two sons, Lawrence Riggs of Mount Washington and Charles Riggs, Louisville; two daughters, Bernice Metcalf and Etta Mae Williams, both of Louisville; a half-sister, Mary Frances Snyder of Georgia; 14 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Visitation at the funeral home will be from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. today.  -  Jeffersonville Evening News – August 16, 1988– shared by Francie Ede

 

 

STEINLANDER

 

 

Funeral services for Glenial N. “Glen” Steinlander, 44, Jeffersonville will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Holy Family Catholic Church, 3926 Poplar Level Road, with burial in Resthaven Memorial Park. He died Tuesday at the home of his brother. He was a tool and die maker for Naval Ordnance Station and a member of National Rifle Association. Survivors include his wife, the former Valerie Jackson; a son, Glen P. Steinlander, Louisville; a daughter, Tonya J. Donahue, Jacksonville, Fla.; a stepson, Jason Redenbaugh, Jeffersonville; a stepdaughter, Erica Redenbaugh, Jeffersonville; his mother, Frances Steinlander, Louisville; a brother, William R. Steinlander, Louisville; and a grandchild. Visitation at Embry-Bosse Funeral Home, 2723 Preston Highway, will be until 9 p.m. today. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to the American Heart Association.  -  Jeffersonville Evening News – September 17, 1987– shared by Francie Ede

 

 

STENGEL

 

 

Funeral services for John T. Stengle, 51, of 48 Louise Street, Jeffersonville, will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Coots Funeral Home, and at 2 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Jeffersonville, with burial in St. Mary’s Cemetery, New Albany. He died at 2:40 p.m. Thursday at Clark County Memorial Hospital. Stengle, a native of Louisville, was a Mono-type operator for Fawcett-Haynes Printing Corp. He was also a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Jeffersonville. Survivors are his widow, the former Roseina Meyer; two sons, Thomas and Joseph Stengle, both of Jeffersonville; one daughter, Mrs. Judith Smith, Floyd Knobs; two sisters, Mrs. Mary Futz, and Mrs. Elizabeth Kuhn, both of Louisville; and two grandchildren. The rosary will be recited at 7:30 p.m. today at the funeral home.  -  Jeffersonville Evening News – September 12, 1969– shared by Francie Ede

 

 

STEWART

 

 

Funeral services for Albert Stewart brother of Lafe Stewart, of Clark County, and Edward Stewart, of Memphis, who died Saturday night, at 11:30 o’clock, at his residence, 1746 Beeler Avenue, New Albany, will be held Tuesday morning, at 10:30 o’clock from the George A. Kraft Funeral Home, 708 East Spring Street, with burial in Fairview Cemetery. Other survivors include his wife, Mrs. Evada Stewart; three sons, Robert and Marvin Stewart, both of New Albany, and Clifford Stewart, of the United Sates Army, stationed at Camp Callen, California; and two daughters Miss Frances Stewart and Mrs. Jeanette Voignier.  -  Jeffersonville Evening News – August 18, 1941– shared by Francie Ede

 

 

Funeral services for Clifford H. Stewart, 80, of New Albany, will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Holy Family Catholic Church, with burial in St. Mary Cemetery. He died Friday at Green Valley Care Center. He was a retired insurance agent for The Prudential Insurance Company and an Army veteran of World War II. Survivors include his wife, the former Mildred G. Brockman; a son, Scott Stewart, Florence; three daughters, Patricia L. Whitney, Phoenix, Ariz., Barbara J. Paris, Clarksville, and Jill A. Stewart, New Albany; a brother, Marvin Stewart, Charlestown; a sister, Frances Jensen, New York; and eight grandchildren. Visitation at Kraft Funeral Home will be from 2 to 9 p.m. Sunday. A prayer service will be held at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.  -  Jeffersonville Evening News – January 06, 1996– shared by Francie Ede

 

 

Funeral services for Mildred G. Brockman Stewart, 77, of New Albany, will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at Holy Family Catholic Church with interment in St. Mary’s Cemetery in New Albany. She died Thursday, July 3, 1997 at her residence. She was a native of Bradford, Ind., and the widow of Clifford H. Stewart who died in January of 1996. She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in New Albany. Survivors include daughters, Patricia L. Whitney, Phoenix, Arizona, Barbara J. Paris, Clarksville, and Jill A. Stewart, New Albany; a son, T. Scott Stewart, Union, Ky.; a brother, Joseph Brockman, Bradford; a sister, Helen Sinkhorn, New Albany; and eight grandchildren. Visitation will be at Kraft Funeral Service, Spring Street, New Albany, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to Hospice of Southern Indiana.  -  Jeffersonville Evening News – July 05, 1997– shared by Francie Ede

 

 

STOCKSDALE

 

 

Gayle Ratliff Stocksdale, 88, of New Albany, died Sunday, Aug. 25, 2002 at Clark Memorial Hospital. She was retired from Federal Land Bank, Louisville and a member of St. Mark’s United Church of Christ. Survivors include a daughter, Stannye Stocksdale, New Albany; two sons, Robert Stocksdale and his wife, Shirley, Indianapolis and Mack Stocksdale and his wife, Rita, New Albany; and two grandsons, Joe Stocksdale and Jason Miller. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Stanley Stocksdale and two sisters, Bonnie Kercheval and Francis Bird. Visitation and funeral service will be private with Kraft Funeral Home, Charlestown Road Chapel, in charge of arrangements. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of America.  -  Jeffersonville Evening News – August 28, 2002– shared by Francie Ede

 

 

Graveside services for James Stanley Stocksdale, 89, of New Albany, will be held at 12 noon Tuesday, March 3, at Kraft Graceland Memorial Park. He died Saturday, Feb. 28, 1998 at Southern Indiana Rehab Hospital in Clarksville. He was a native of New Albany, retired fireman with the New Albany Fire Department and a member of St. Mark’s United Church of Christ in New Albany. Survivors include his wife, Gayle Ratliff; a daughter, Stannye Stocksdale, New Albany; two sons, Mack Stocksdale, New Albany and Robert P. Stocksdale, Carmel, Ind.; two grandsons, Jason Miller and Joseph Stocksdale, both in New Albany and a sister, Ida Wright of New Albany. Visitation at the funeral home will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, March 2.  -  Jeffersonville Evening News – March 02, 1998– shared by Francie Ede

SUMMERS

CLARKSVILLE — A memorial celebration for Joey H. Summers, 73, of Clarksville, will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, March 7, at Huber’s Plantation Hall at Huber’s Orchard and Winery, Starlight. He died Wednesday, March 3, 2010, at Clark Memorial Hospital.

Survivors include his loving wife, Nancy; a daughter, Samantha Huber and her husband, John; sons, Brage Benjamin and Bruce Benjamin and his wife, Marcia; grandchildren, Dustin, Lauran, Dylan, Hana Rose, and Logan Benjamin, and Ellie Huber; brothers, Darrell and his wife, Charlene and Steve Summers; and sisters, Diana Day and her husband, John and Judy Shoch and her husband, Bob. He was deeply loved and will be greatly missed.

 He was preceded in death by his mother, Helene Hammer, father, Joseph Summers, and stepmother, Delores Summers.

The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to the American Cancer Society or the American Diabetes Foundation.

Kraft Funeral Services, Spring Street Chapel, New Albany, is in charge of arrangements.

News and Tribune March 5, 2010

 Sharader

 Obit: NALS 10 Feb 1873 p4 c4: James Shrader, one of the oldest and the wealthiest citizens of Washington township, Clark county, died yesterday morning. Mr. Shrader was born and reared in Oldham county, Ky. Came to Clark county in 1838, where he has since resided. He was a man of sterling worth and leaves a very large circle of relatives and friends to mourn his loss.
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SPURGEON
 NALS 12 Aug 1872 p4 c4: Accidentally Shot Himself. We learn that Zeno Spurgeon shot himself at New Providence, Clark county, Monday night under the following circumstances: He had taken his gun down, and pressing the hammer back with his foot, blew into the muszzle to ascertain if it was loaded, when his foot slipped, the gun went off and the contents lodged in his mouth, killing him instantly. Esquire Porter empanneled a jury early yesterday morning, which held an inquest, and returned a verdict in accordance with the above facts.
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CHARLES SCHLOESHER, an old citizen of Jeffersonville, on Tuesday was suffocated by foul air in a well in which he had descended to make repairs. He leaves a wife and five children.
Fort Wayne Daily Democrat Saturday July 2, 1870
FOFG

Jeffersonville, Ind., April 4 Miss Ella Sharp died at her home at Charlestown, Ind., this morning from the effects of disease contracted while nursing the sick troops at Tampa, Fla. Miss Sharp was a trained nurse and was employed in a hospital at Indianapolis. When the disease gained such a rapid headway among the troops at Tampa she gave  up her position and volunteered her services to the government . Her relatives who are wealthy prostested againist her going but she was deaf to all agument. She did good work among the sick soliders. Her brother, Hon. John D. Sharp died two weeks ago. and this is thought to have hastened her death.
Indiana State Journal April 12 1899


Clark County
Colonel Daniel Sigler died of paralysis, at his residence in Jeffersonville, a few days ago; He went to Indiana about 1814 from Knoxville, Tennessee, near which place he was born. He settled with his father in what was then known as Clark county, now Floyd, as that county then, extended to Vincennes. He moved from Greenville, Floyd county, where he, had resided many years; to Jeffersonville, about eleven years ago; resided many years at Greencastle, Putnam County, which county he represented in the Senate for many years, and of which he was at one time Sheriff. During the war of 1812 he acted as an aid-de-camp" to General Scott, under a commission item the Governor of the territory of Indiana. He derived the title of Colonel from having been Colonel of a militia regiment in Putnam county, Indiana.
He attended the first Legislature of Indiana that met at Corydon, about 1816, and prided himself on having attended every session of the Indiana Legislature, either as a visitor as a member.
Date: Monday, June 7, 1869   Paper: Cincinnati Daily Gazette (Cincinnati, OH)  Page: 1



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