Obituaries - February 2, 2014
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 10:00 AM
Louise Morris Adams, 78, of Canaan, died Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, at Swiss Villa Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Vevay.
She was born Aug. 4, 1935 in Canaan, to Isaac and Memril Tingle Morris. She was raised in Jefferson County and was a 1955 graduate of Central High School on Ryker's Ridge. She and her husband bought their farm near Pleasant in 1967. She enjoyed helping her husband with his harness and leather shop and visiting with their customers. She first worked for Frisch's Restaurant in Madison and later for Meyer's Manufacturing. She also drove a sub bus route for Switzerland County Schools for many years. She retired after 20 years of service in production at the U.S. Shoe Corp. having worked at the Madison, Osgood and Vevay factories. She enjoyed animals and raising Shelties and Toy Fox Terriers. She also enjoyed trap shooting, gardening, riding horses, selling Avon products and collecting birdhouses. She also enjoyed the outdoors and daily four-mile walks. She was a member of the Hebron Baptist Church and the Central High School Alumni.
She is survived by her husband, Bennie J. Adams, whom she married May 27, 1955; one son, David Adams of Canaan; one daughter, Susan Shackelford of Vevay; one sister, Lois Ann Richmond of Louisville, Ky.; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her father, who died June 13, 1955; her mother, Memril Tingle Morris Adams, who died July 4, 1980; her stepfather, Walter F. Adams, who died May 10, 1978; and two sisters, Jean Howell, who died Oct. 19, 1995 and Debra L. Myers, who died March 14, 2011.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will be in Hebron Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. and Friday from 11 a.m. until the service.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the American Cancer Society, Hebron Baptist Church or the Alzheimer's Association. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.
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Online condolences can be sent at www.morgan-nay.com.
Rodney Lee Duke, 56, of Scottsburg, died Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.
He was born Sept. 1, 1957, in Fairmount, to Raymond L. and Dorothy L. Rose Duke. She graduated from Southwestern High School and earned associate degrees in business and logistics from Sullivan University and Ivy Tech Community College. He was a retired Master Sargeant (E8) from the 149th Brigade in United States Army in Louisville, Ky. He was a member of the Field Elfshimmer's Garden in Jennings County and sold vegetables at their farmers market.
He is survived by his wife, Karen Johnson Duke; one brother, Robert L. Duke of Hanover; one sister, Dawn Schoolcraft of Madison; six nephews; three nieces; and two aunts.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
A military graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg today from 5 to 8 p.m.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Help for Homeless Veterans or the March of Dimes. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.
Mable Marie Patterson Ginn, 81, of Madison, died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, at her residence.
Funeral arrangements and additional information are pending at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre.
Shirley Anne Grosse Lape, 85, of Allensville, died Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, at King's Daughters' Hospital.
She was born Aug. 5, 1928, in Glasgow, Mont., to Lester Grosse and Catherine Ruelle. She was raised and graduated from high school in Wolfe Point, Mont. She was a homemaker. She enjoyed dogs, and watching television shows, especially "M*A*S*H*"
She is survived by one son, James Dean Lape Jr. of Allensville; one daughter, Kathy Mosier of Emmett, Idaho; and four grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one son, Eddie Lape; her parents; and one sister, Beverly Hoffman.
No services are planned.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to a charity of the donor's choice. Contributions can be made through Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay, which is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences can be sent at www.haskellandmorrison.com.
Richard Patterson, 79, of Vevay, died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, at Swiss Villa Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
Funeral arrangements and additional information are pending at Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay.
Arthur C. "Sonny" Schout, 70, of Worthville,. Ky., died Sat. Feb. 8, 2014, at his residence.
He was born March 28, 1943, in Cincinnati, Ohio, to Arthur and Margaret Vible Schout. He was a retired machine operator at the former Ana-Mag/Anaconda Factory in LaGrange, Ky. He was a member of the National Rifle Association and involved in several local charity Poker Runs.
He is survived by his wife, Brenda Schout of Mentor, Ohio; two daughters, Jama Green of Carrollton, Ky., and Erica Schout of Painesville, Ohio; and two grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and one sister, Patricia Cheek.
A celebration of life visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton, Ky. A graveside service and burial will be at a later date.
Online condolences can be sent at www.tandyecklerrileyfuneralhome.com.
Sandra Jean "Sandi" Tapp, 66, of San Mateo, Calif., formerly of Vevay, died Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, in San Mateo, Calif.
She was born April 28, 1947, in Wauseon, Ohio. She spent her early years in Wauseon, Ohio. She moved to Patriot and was a 1965 graduate of Patriot High School. She was the co-owner of the Vevay Package Store before moving to Arizona. She resided in Arizona for six years before moving to San Mateo, Calif., where she resided for 30 years. She was a purchasing clerk for Ravenswood City School District in East Palo Alto, Calif. for nine years and a bartender at the Orchid Room in San Mateo, Calif. for 10 years. She was a Dallas Cowboys fan. She was a member of San Mateo Post 82 of the American Legion.
She is survived by her companion, Bruce Lorenz; two sons, Randy Tapp of Amarillo, Texas, and Rusty Tapp of Pampa, Texas; one daughter, Robin Williams of Houston, Texas; five sisters, Carol Mang of Covington, Ky., Brenda Maag of Leipsic, Ohio, Sara Blades of Greensboro, Md., Jayne Trapp of Ripley, Ohio, and Teresa Jester of Madison; one brother, Ralph Peebles Jr. of Tonopah, Nev.; seven grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. Cremation was chosen.
Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors are in charge of arrangements in Pampa, Texas. Duggan's Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements in California.