Helen Emmich

Helen Frances Saltsman Emmich, 89, of Vevay, died Friday, April 25, 2014, at Swiss Villa Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Vevay.

She was born July 6, 1924, in Ashtabula, Ohio, to Frank Saltsman and Mamie McKuhen Hissem. She was raised in Erie, Pa., and was a graduate of Xavier Catholic High School. She attended business college for two years. She was employed as a hotel manager of dining rooms at many hotels all over the United States for several years. She had resided in the Vevay community since 1973. She was a member of the Most Sorrowful Mother of God Catholic Church.

She is survived by four daughters, Denise Young of Vevay, Trece Ellis of Madison, Abby Galbreath of Vevay and Yvette Kirkpatrick of Madison; one stepdaughter, Deborah Mahan of Cincinnati, Ohio; 13 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, E. George Emmich, whom she married Dec. 20, 1959, and who died Oct. 10, 1985; her parents; one brother, Robert Saltsman; and one aunt.

The funeral will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay.

Friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday from 4 p.m. until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati or the Switzerland County Animal Shelter. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.

Online condolences can be sent at www.haskellandmorrison.com.



Herschel Horine

Herschel Dale Horine, 68, of Hanover, died Saturday, April 26, 2014, in the emergency room of Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.

He was born July 6, 1945, in Madison, to Marshall G. and Elizabeth A. Fresh Horine. He was raised in Hanover and was a 1964 graduate of Southwestern High School. He served in the Army from January 1966 to Jan. 31, 1972, rising to the rank of sergeant. He was employed with Cummins Engine Company in Columbus for six years. He retired from the Indiana State Police in 2001 as a Master Trooper after 29 1/2 years of service. He then worked as supervisor of security for King's Daughters' Hospital, retiring in 2010. He also worked as a real estate agent for 10 years with Hoosier Hills and Cliff Robinson. He had served as past master of the Hanover Masonic Lodge 652 F. & A.M. and Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion. He had been a member of Kent Christian Church and attended Hanover Baptist Church. He enjoyed fishing, Ranger Bass Boats, Indiana University basketball, NASCAR, his dog and his grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife, Wanda Kay Pruett Horine, whom he married Aug. 6, 1965; one son, Patrick Horine of Cincinnati, Ohio; one daughter, Lori Till of Bloomington; four brothers, Dennis Horine of Madison, Jerry Horine of Louisville, Ky., Marshall Gale Horine of Lexington and Danny Turner of Hanover; three sisters, Beverly Harrison of Hanover, Marsha Jane Sammons of Louisville, Ky., and Denise Wells of Madison; four grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, uncles, aunts and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his father; his mother, Elizabeth A. Fresh Horine Turner; one aunt; and one uncle.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will be in Liberty Cemetery near Hanover. Military honors will be conducted graveside by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.

Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday from 3 to 8 p.m. and Thursday from 9 a.m. until the service. The Hanover Masonic Lodge 652 F. & A.M. will conduct a special service at 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. The Indiana State Police Honor Guard will conduct an escort to the cemetery Thursday.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Hanover Baptist Church or Liberty Cemetery. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.

Online condolences can be sent at www.morgan-nay.com.



Arthur Kieffer

Arthur Kieffer, 90, of New Marion, died Friday, April 25, 2014, at Manderley Health Care Center in Osgood.

He was born Oct. 21, 1923, near New Marion, to John and Margaret Kieffer. He was a 1942 graduate of New Marion High School. He was a veteran of World War II. He served in the Army Air Force at the rank of Sergeant, receiving the Good Conduct Medal and several service medals. He served until Oct. 12, 1945, and served with the Army Air Force Reserves until Aug. 23, 1952. He was formerly employed with the Ripley County Poor Farm and retired in 1987 after 26 years with Reliance Electric in Madison. He was a 90-year member of the St. Magdalene Catholic Church. He was also a member of the Versailles American Legion.

He is survived by his wife, Eileen Gigerich Kieffer, whom he married July 22, 1950; three daughters, Kathleen Kieffer of Indianapolis, and Carol Byard and Joan Hanna, both of Versailles; one brother, Walter Kieffer of Versailles; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Lucille Colley and Geneva Westmeier; and three brothers, Paul Kieffer, Martin Kieffer and David Kieffer.

Mass of Christian burial will be at 10 a.m. today at St. Patrick's Catholic Church. Burial will be in St. Magdalene Catholic Cemetery. Military honors will be conducted graveside by Versailles Post 173 of the American Legion.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to St. Magdalene Catholic Cemetery, Shelby Cemetery or a charity of the donor's choice. Contributions can be made through Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles, which is in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences can be sent at www.skfuneralhome.com.



Leona Kinman

Leona Mae Frances Kinman, 86, of Carrollton, Ky., died Friday, April 25, 2014, at Green Valley Health and Rehabilitation Center in Carrollton, Ky.

She was born June 30, 1927, in Trimble County, Ky., to Luther and Daisy Mae Bell Shelton. She retired as a factory worker from Reliance Electric in Madison. She was a foster mother to many children over the years. She was a member of Open Door Baptist Church in Carrollton, Ky.

She is survived by four daughters, Millie Proctor and Linda Robbins, both of Carrollton, Ky., Joyce Backus of Canaan and Sherry O'Neal of Madison; one son, Danny Kinman of Carrollton, Ky.; 20 grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; one stepgreat-grandchild; and 14 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles William Kinman; one daughter, Janie Smith; four sons, Ronnie Kinman, Gary Ray Kinman, Jerry Lee Kinman and Herbert "Herb" Kinman; her parents; one brother, Marshall Shelton; one sister, Sarah Elizabeth Shelton; and three grandchildren.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton, Ky. Burial will be in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Carrollton, Ky.

Friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday from 5 to 8 p.m.

Online condolences can be sent at www.tandyecklerrileyfuneralhome.com.



John Mullikin

John Francis Mullikin, 77, of North Vernon, died Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at University of Louisville Hospital in Louisville, Ky.

He was born Jan. 6, 1937, in Madison, to William and Mary McFaden Mullikin. He was a 1955 graduate of Dupont High School. He retired in 2002 after 36 years of service with Cummins Engine Co. in Columbus. He had been a member of Dupont Masonic Lodge 419 F. & A.M. since 1976, and was secretary of the lodge. He enjoyed watching Indiana University basketball, target shooting, fishing, being outdoors and yard work.

He is survived by his wife, Naomi Buchanan Mullikin, whom he married Oct. 8, 1960; two sons, Darren Mullikin and Corey Mullikin, both of North Vernon; one daughter, Felicia Giddings of North Vernon; three brothers, Kenneth Mullikin of Clarksville, Don Mullikin of Bedford, Ky., and William Mullikin of Madison; six grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one son, Brent Mullikin; his parents; and one grandchild.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Service in North Vernon. Burial will be in Vernon Cemetery. Military honors will be conducted graveside.

Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. and Thursday from 9 a.m. until the service. The Dupont Masonic Lodge 419 F. & A.M. will conduct a special service at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Schneck Cancer Center in Seymour.

Online condolences can be sent at www.dovesharprudicel.com.



Archie Sanders

Archie D. Sanders, 78, of Versailles, died Friday, April 25, 2014, at The Waters of Clifty Falls.

He was born July 27, 1935, in Hope. He was raised in Cortland by Oscar and Lydia White. He was a 1953 graduate of Cortland High School in Jackson County. He earned a bachelor of science degree from Purdue University and a master's degree from Indiana University. He taught vocational agriculture at Tekonsha High School in Michigan and at Cortland High School. He was a vocational rehabilitation director for job placement for people with disabilities and was executive director of Sandstone Industries Sheltered Workshop in Madison. He also started several other workshops in surrounding counties. He was director of vocational rehabilitation at the Madison State Hospital. He was vocational consultant for the government and later for attorneys, advising and representing clients for social security disabilities. He participated in the National Amputee Golf Association where he won many championships, including the World Champion One Arm Long Drive contest in Scotland. He was a member of Tyson United Methodist Church, Jefferson Post 9 Sons of the American Legion, Madison Moose Lodge 765 and National Amputee Golf Association. He was past president of the Jefferson County ARC.

He is survived by his wife, Judy Patterson Peck Sanders, whom he married Feb. 13, 1993; four daughters, Marjorie Lesley, Donna Mounts and Norma Sanders Horn, all of Lafayette, and Carra Origer of Danville; one son, Chris Peck of Versailles; four sisters, Evelyn Schuyler of Westport, Betty Keel of Greensburg, Mary Payne of Freetown and Norma Jean Ray of Shelbyville; 15 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one son, Oscar Dean Sanders; two brothers; three sisters; and one great-granddaughter.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Tyson United Methodist Church.

Friends may call at the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles today from 4 to 8 p.m. and at the church Tuesday from 10 a.m. until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Tyson United Methodist Church or the American Cancer Society. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.

Online condolences can be sent at www.skfuneralhome.com.



Jerry Spicer

Jerry Lee Spicer, 74, of Commiskey, died Saturday, April 26, 2014, as the result of an accident at Baxter Lumber Mill in Deputy.

He was born Jan. 15, 1940, in Jefferson County, to Ed and Bula F. Haverstick Spicer. He was raised near Dupont and resided all of his life in Jefferson County. He was a 1958 graduate of Dupont High School. He worked for several years at Cummins Engine Co. in Columbus. He owned and operated Spicer Logging for the past 50 years. He was a member of the Madison Moose Lodge 765 and the National Rifle Association. He was of the Christian faith. He enjoyed fishing, playing cards and pool, hunting mushrooms, the Rodeo, tractor pulls, steam engine shows and working.

He is survived by his wife, Ronda Harsin Spicer, whom he married July 31, 1999; three daughters, Kathy Rowlett of Deputy, Paula Spicer of Hanover and Samantha Adams of Lexington; one son, Jeff Spicer of Commiskey; one stepson, Shawn Green of Vevay; one brother, Gene Spicer of Commiskey; eight grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one grandson.

The funeral will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre.

Friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday from 4 p.m. until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the National Rifle Association or the American Cancer Society. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.

Online condolences can be sent at www.morgan-nay.com.



George Willick

George Clifford Willick, 76, of Madison, died Saturday, April 26, 2014, at Hanover Health and Rehabilitation Center.

He was born May 1, 1937, in Madison, to George Joseph and Oleata Violet Martin Willick. He was raised Catholic. He a 1955 graduate of Madison High School. He served in the Air Force from Feb. 29, 1956, to Feb. 28, 1962, rising to the rank of Airman Second Class. He was employed with Reliance Electric in Madison for 35 years. He enjoyed re-building player pianos, watching science fiction and publishing science fiction stories. He also enjoyed jazz, ragtime music and photography. He spent time logging veteran's graves, fixing veteran's headstones and documenting information and obituaries on www.findagrave.com.

He is survived by his wife, Elberta Ione "Peachie" Wayman Willick, whom he married Jan. 13, 1961; six daughters, Clara Senif of Las Vegas, Nev., Charlotte Harmon of Madison, Catherine Russell of Las Vegas, Nev., Cynthia Ward of Fort Knox, Ky., Connie Bell of Lanesville and Carrie Bell of Panama City, Fla.; one brother, James D. Willick of Bartow, Fla.; 18 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery Chapel. Burial will be in the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery Chapel.

Friends may call at the chapel Thursday from 11 a.m. until the service. Military honors will be conducted by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Alzheimer's Research. Contributions can be made through the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, which is in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences can be sent at www.morgan-nay.com.