Dubois County, Indiana
of the firm
Lehrburger, Kohn & Co. of this place, died yesterday evening at the
residence of his partner Mr. Kohn. He came on a visit to this place on
Saturday and in the night was taken sick. medical aid was called in,
but he lingered but a few hours. he had a large store in Haysville,
this county, his place of residence, and also one at Portersville. He
was the Trustee of Harbison township, in fact one of the best business
men in the County, none standing higher in the estimation of the
citizens than he. His remains were taken today to Haysville, and on
tomorrow will be taken to Cincinnati for interment.
a boy 17 years old,
and a member of the "Silver Star" club of this town, while playing a
game with the "Patokas", of the same place, was struck with the ball in
the temple, thrown from the pitcher to third baseman while Schitter was
running from second to third base, from the effects of which he died
this morning at 7 o'clock. he will be interred at the Catholic Cemetery
tomorrow. He was beloved by all who knew him. No blame rests on the
pitcher or any one.
Deceased Name: MORTICIAN, CIVIC LEADER KENNETH ALEXANDER DIES
Kenneth Glezen Alexander,
chairman of the board of Alexander Funeral Homes Inc., and a leading
civic leader, died at 10:35 p.m. Wednesday at Holiday Health Care of
cancer. He was 78.
A mortician for more than 50 years, Alexander had served as president
of morticians' associations on local, state, regional, national and
Kenneth Alexander's late grandfather, Isaac Alexander, founded
Alexander Funeral Home in January 1880 in Dubois County, Ind.
Alvah Alexander, Kenneth's late father, moved the business to
Evansville in 1921 as part of the old McCord and Alexander Funeral Home
at St. Joseph Avenue and West Franklin Street. The father 12 years
later founded the West Chapel at 2100 W. Illinois St.
The Alexanders in 1961 purchased Lowe Colonial Chapel at 2115 Lincoln
Ave. and turned it into the East Chapel. Their North Chapel at 4200
Stringtown Road was constructed and opened in 1979.
Thornton Patberg, University of Evansville vice president for planned
giving and community relations, remembered Alexander as a "very warm
and compassionate person who was concerned about others' needs."
"A former trustee of the UE, he always was good to the university and
to such other programs as the Evansville Rescue Mission."
Civic groups he was involved in included the West Side Nut Club,
Downtown Optimist Club, YMCA, United Fund, the Evansville Rescue
Mission and the American Red Cross. He served on the board of directors
at Deaconess Hospital for many years, and also had been a director of
the Evansville Chamber of Commerce and Evansville Federal Savings and
He was a member of the Evansville Country Club, Evansville Kennel Club,
the Petroleum Club, and a past campaign chairman of the Vanderburgh
Chapter of the American Cancer Society.
He recently was president of the Vanderburgh County Chapter of the Sons
of the American Revolution.
He also belonged to Simpson United Methodist Church, Evansville Masonic
Lodge No. 64, Scottish and York Rites and Hadi Temple Shrine.
In 1937, he was one of 27 U.S. DeMolays to make a pilgrimage to Molay,
France, birthplace of the organization.
He attended Reitz High School, Evansville College and the Indiana
College of Mortuary Science.
Surviving are his wife of 54 years, the former Barbara Baugh; a son,
Thomas A. Alexander of Evansville; a daughter, Kay Clark of Seattle; a
sister, Georgetta Miller of Henderson, Ky.; six grandchildren, Matthew
T. Alexander, Andrew D. Alexander, Carrie S. Hatchett and Jonathan K.
Alexander, all of Evansville, and Christina Clark and Brian Clark of
Seattle; and a great- grandson.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Alexander Funeral Home East
Chapel, the Revs. John L. Hopkins and Joe L. Mitchell officiating, with
entombment in Alexander Memorial Park Mausoleum.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Alexander West Chapel and
from 2 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Alexander East Chapel, where Masonic
services will be at 7 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to a favorite charity.
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Courier & Press (IN) - July 7, 1995
Contributed by Erica Beatty
of Jasper, Dies at Capital
a resident of Jasper, died at his home in
Indianapolis Monday as the result of a heart attack, at the age of 41.
Mr. Milburn was born in Jasper, and was a graduate of the public and
high schools. Later he attended Indiana University. At the time of his
death he was state manager of the Trane Company, a heating and
of Richard M. Milburn, who died in 1916 while serving as
attorney general of Indiana.
his wife, the former Miss Norine Carmichael, to whom he
was married in 1918; a daughter, Miss Nancy Milburn; three brothers,
Col. Frani Milburn of Fort Leavenworth, Kansasf, and Don and Harold
Milburn. of Indianapolis; a sister, Mrs. Norma Jennings, of Fort
at 1:30 o'clock Wednesday afternoon in the Hisey
& Titus funeral home, followed by burial at Clear Creek.
AT LOUISVILLE YESTERDAY
of George Kurlen, died at her home in Louisville
at 2 o'clock Thursday morning at the age of 57.
Celestine, the daughter of Ben and Mary Ann Gehlhausen. She
had lived in Louisville since moving there thirty years ago.
is survived by two brothers, Andrew and William
Gehlhausen of Jasper; five sisters, Mrs. Joseph Buechlein and Mrs. Jos.
A. Eckert of this city, Mrs. Simon Schmitt, Mrs. Louis Schnell and Mrs.
Joseph Fromme of Louisville.
held Saturday morning in St. Peter's church,
J.B. Thompson, Father of Legislator Succombs
Seymour, Ind. Jan 5 J.B. Thompson, land owner and farmer of nearby
Cortland, father of State Representative, J. Ralph Thompson, died at
his home tonight. Three other sons and daughter also survive.
The Indianapolis Star Friday January 6, 1939
By Death At The Age Of 10
10-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Hilbert Schwartz of R.
2, Ferdinand, died at 3:30 Sunday morning at his home following an
illness of about seven years.
a heart condition and about two months ago underwent open
heart surgery at Riley Hospital in Indianapolis.
March 6. 1952, in Huntingburg to Herbert and Armilla
Petry Schwartz. Surviving besides his parents are two brothers. Marvin
and Ronald; a sister, Clarissa Mae; paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs,
Herbert Schwartz of Huntingburg; maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs.
Victor Petry ol Huntingburg; great-grandmother, Mrs. Clem Brinkman of
Huntingburg. A sister. Kathleen, preceded him in death last September.
at the Schmutzler Funeral Home in Huntingburg. Funeral
services will be held Tuesday at 8 a. m. in St. Mary's Church in
Huntinbourg with burial In the church cemetery.
Dubois County Daily Herald May 7, 1962
Strain, A. J., Rev.
Feb 1873 p4 c3: Rev. A. J. Strain, Cumberland preacher, and
for many years school examiner of Dubois county, died very suddenly on
Sunday morning of heart disease.
Daily Ledger Standard
24.— (Special)—Funeral services for Mrs. Antonia
Koerner, 80. widow of former Mayor August H. Koerner, who died
yesterday afternoon at
her home here, will be held at 1:30 o'clock: Monday
afternoon at the home. The Rev. J. C. Kilnseberger of Shelbyville,
former pastor of Salcm Evangelical and Reformed church
here, will be in charge.
Relief corps will have; charge of brief rites at the grave in
Courier December 25, 1937
Dec, 24.—(Special)—John Koch,
85 lifelong resident of Dubois county, died today at his home
here. He lived on a farm near here most of his life, moving to
Huntingburg when he retired two-years ago.
are his wife, Matilda; three sons. Oscar of Tarrytown. N. Y.
Wesley of Indianapolis and Paul Of Tucson, Ariz.; two brothers, Ed Kach
of Cannelton and Henry Koch of Huntingburg, and three grandchildren.
arrangements have not been completed.
Evansville Courier December 25, 1937