News and Tribune

August 18, 2006

Friday, August 18, 2006


CLARK COUNTY

Della L. Mitchell

80; homemaker

Funeral services for Della L. Mitchell, 80, of Jeffersonville, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, at Coots Funeral Home, with burial in Walnut Ridge Cemetery. She died Thursday, Aug. 17, 2006, at the home of her daughter.

She was born Feb. 11, 1926, in Brownstown and was a homemaker. She was a member of Fraternal Order of Eagles Ladies Auxiliary and American Legion Auxiliary Post 35, both in Jeffersonville.

Survivors include two sons, Clifford H. Lindsey, Jeffersonville and David J. Lindsey, Patoka Lake; four daughters, Terri Lugo and husband, Richard, Jeffersonville, who cared for her, Cassandra “Sandy” Bratcher, Louisville and Edie Whitfield and Johnette Bowman, Jeffersonville; a sister, Maudie Jones, Jeffersonville; a brother, Glen Haley, Seymour; 19 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Mitchell; and two brothers, Pat and Joe Haley.

Visitation at the funeral home will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today, Friday, Aug. 18 and after 9 a.m. Saturday.

The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to Hospice of Southern Indiana.



Lorraine Wiggam Pierce

88; of New Washington

Funeral services for Lorraine Wiggam Pierce, 88, of New Washington, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, at Grayson Funeral Home, New Washington, with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery. She died Thursday, Aug. 17, 2006, at her residence.

She was born Sept. 10, 1917, in Clark County. She was a homemaker and a member of Trinity United Presbyterian Church, New Washington where she served as financial secretary for more than 30 years.

Survivors include two sons, Charles Terry Pierce and his wife, Donna, Charlestown and Gary Joe, Louisville; two daughters, Linda L. Siewert and Joyce A. Siewert and her husband, Lee, New Washington; five brothers, Norman, Jerry, Ralph and Larry Wiggam, New Washington and Donald Wiggam, California; two sisters, Audrey Richards and Kay Daughtrey, New Washington; six grandchildren, Bill, Ken and Robbie Siewert, Mike and Terry Chan Pierce and Lori Ann Krohn; seven great-grandchildren, Andrea and Elizabeth Siewert, Savannah, Sidney and Alissa Pierce and Drake and Lindsay Krohn; and one great-great-grandchild, Rilea York.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles Bernard and Orvia Stodgill Wiggam; her husband, Chan O. Pierce; three sisters, Carolyn Donahue, Laverne Matthews and Dory Webb; and a son-in-law, Bill Siewert Jr.

Visitation at the funeral home will be from 1 to 9 p.m. today, Friday, Aug. 18 and after 8 a.m. Saturday.

The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to Trinity United Presbyterian Church or Vista Care Hospice.



FLOYD COUNTY

Regina E. Naville Kochert

81; homemaker

A funeral Mass for Regina E. Naville Kochert, 81, of New Albany, will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, at St. Mary’s Navilleton Catholic Church, with burial to follow in the church cemetery in Floyds Knobs. She died Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2006, at Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services with her family by her side.

Regina was a homemaker and a member of St. Mary’s Navilleton Catholic Church. The daughter of the late Clem and Clara Oster Naville, she was born Feb. 10, 1925, in Floyd County.

Survivors include her husband of 56 years, Herman Kochert; her children, Elizabeth Geary, Paul Kochert, Robert Kochert and his wife, Jennifer, James Kochert, David Kochert and his wife, Missy, Jean Watson and her husband, Tim, Rita Nunemaker and her husband, Dave, Tom Kochert and his wife, Rhonda and Dr. Sue Kochert; a sister-in-law, Rita Naville; nine grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, John Kochert; and a brother, Carl Naville.

Visitation at Generations Funeral Home, 3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany, will be from 1 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 18. There will be a prayer service at 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions in her memory may be made to St. Mary’s Navilleton Catholic Church.


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