Obituaries - May 5, 2014
Monday, May 05, 2014 11:00 AM
Mary Elizabeth Riley Baker, 92, of Vevay, died Saturday, May 3, 2014, at Swiss Villa Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Vevay.
She was born Oct. 2, 1921, in Vevay, to Frank and Maude Scott Riley. She was raised in Vevay. She was a 1939 graduate of Vevay High School and attended Indiana University. She was a former librarian assistant for the Switzerland County Public Library and was a former employee at an insurance office in Vevay for several years. She was a homemaker and enjoyed sewing and reading. She was a member of Tri Kappa, Center Square Home Economics Club and the Ruter Chapel United Methodist Church in Vevay. She was past matron of the Bennington Order of Eastern Star Lodge 407.
She is survived by one son, James Franklin Baker of Vevay; one nephew; and two nieces.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry Stanley Baker, whom she married March 28, 1942, and who died March 17, 1963; her parents; two brothers, Russell Riley, who died May 7, 1991, and Stewart Riley, who died June 12, 2002; one niece; and four cousins.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay. Burial will be in Rising Sun New Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. Tri Kappa will conduct a service at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. A service will follow at 7 p.m. conducted the Bennington Order of Eastern Star Lodge 407.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Switzerland Lodge 122 F. & A.M. Building Fund or Indiana Masonic Home. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.haskellandmorrison.com.
Leo F. Bott, 75, of Carrollton, Ky., died Friday, May 2, 2014, at his residence.
He was born Aug. 8, 1938, in North Vernon, to Ludger and Clare Sell Bott. He retired from Reliance Electric in Madison after 36 years of service. He was of the Catholic faith.
He is survived by his wife, Doris Welch Bott; four sons, Mark Bott and Mike Bott, both of North Vernon, Ronnie Bott of Vernon and Michael Hudson of Florence, Ky.; three daughters, Tracey Bott of North Vernon, Tammy Heilman of Carrollton, Ky. and Tina Miller of Carrollton, Ky.; three brothers, Paul Bott of Dupont, Joseph Bott of North Vernon and John Bott of Scipio; 14 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, Robert Bott.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Family Worship Center in Carrollton, Ky. Burial will be in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Carrollton, Ky.
Friends may call at the church today from 5 to 8 p.m.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the American Cancer Society. Contributions can be made through Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton, Ky., which is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences can be sent at www.tandyecklerrileyfuneralhome.com.
Sue Ann Leatherbury, 60, of Madison, died Saturday, May 3, 2014, at her residence.
She was born July 3, 1953, in Madison, to Thomas D. and Dorothy C. Harmon Leatherbury. She resided most of her life in Madison and was a 1971 graduate of Madison Consolidated High School. She later received an associate degree in criminology from Indiana State University. She had worked various jobs throughout her life. She had served as a certified nursing assistant for Hickory Creek and The Waters of Clifty Falls. She had worked for Marble Hill and at the Cedar Lake Lodge in LaGrange, Ky. She was of the Christian faith and had volunteered with the animal shelter. She enjoyed her dogs, animals and reading.
She is survived by one sister, Eva J. Brown of Bedford, Ky.; one brother, Dean Leatherbury of Madison; and two nieces.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and one brother, Roy William Leatherbury.
No public services will be held. Burial will be in Vevay Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Madison-Jefferson County Animal Shelter. 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
Mildred Deloris Zuch Pruett, 84, of Hanover, died Sunday, May 4, 2014, at her residence.
Funeral arrangements and additional information are pending at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre.
Dan Whitaker, 32, of Hanover, died Thursday, May 1, 2014, at his residence.
He was born June 29, 1981, in Madison, to Danny and Cathy Ann Phillips Whitaker. He resided all of his life in Jefferson County. He was a 1999 graduate of Southwestern High School and received an award for being the most artistic. He attended Ivy Tech College where he received an associate degree in networking. He worked with Wendy's restaurant for eight years, before becoming a slot supervisor at Belterra Casino and Resort in 2004. He started "Witchboard World," an online business that sold Ouija boards, in 1999. He was a member of the National Rifle Association. He enjoyed art, collecting shoes, watching movies, sitting by the campfire, Star Wars, music and making Ouija boards.
He is survived by his wife, Angela Marie Skirvin Whitaker, whom he married Sept. 18, 2008; his parents of Hanover; one brother, Christopher Whitaker of Hanover; his grandmothers, Merrilee Ann O'Neal of Hanover and Vista Enden of Scottsburg; one uncle; one nephew; and two cousins.
He was preceded in death by an uncle.
The funeral will be at 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will be in Mt. Zion Cemetery in Paynesville.
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 Dan Whitaker Memorial Fund. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.
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Online condolences can be sent at www.morgan-nay.com.