Gary Ray Brandenburg, 51, Army veteran
Funeral services for Gary Ray Brandenburg, 51, of Marysville, will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 14, at the Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington, with burial in the Crown Hill Cemetery. He died Wednesday, April 11, 2007, at his home.
He was a native of Jeffersonville, an Army veteran and a truck driver for Wayne Supply.
Survivors include his son, Jeffery Brandenburg, Marysville; a sister, Patty Taylor and her husband, Frank, Sellersburg; a brother, Troy Brandenburg and his wife, Terry, Burnett, Texas; and a stepbrother, Paul D. Brandenburg, Charlestown.
Visitation at the funeral home will be from 4 to 8 p.m. on Friday, April 13 and after 9 a.m. on Saturday. Military Services provided by the American Legion Post 335 and the VFW Post 1427.
Robert A. Pendygraft, 79, U.S. Navy retiree Funeral services for Robert A. Pendygraft, 79, of Jeffersonville, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 14, at Coots Funeral Home, with burial in St. Anthony Cemetery. He died Wednesday, April 11, 2007, at his home.
He was a native of Jeffersonville and retired from the U.S. Navy, having served in the Korean War. He was also a retired teacher, having worked in the Jefferson County Kentucky School System and was the former owner/operator of the River Falls Motel and Lounge, Jeffersonville. He was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church.
Survivors include his wife, Helen L. Pendygraft; two sons, James W. Lawson and Todd Y. Carrier, both of Jeffersonville; two daughters, Deborah E. Lyttle and J. Diane Bowley, both of Jeffersonville; a brother, Wallace Pendygraft, Jeffersonville; 13 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
Visitation at the funeral home will be from 2 to 8 p.m. today, Friday, April 13 and after 9 a.m. Saturday.
Loretta L. Sturgeon, 88, W.T. Grant Department Store retiree
Funeral services for Loretta L. Sturgeon, 88, of New Albany, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 14, at the Market Street Chapel of Seabrook Dieckmann and Naville Funeral Homes, with burial in Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park. She died Wednesday, April 11, 2007, at Lincoln Hills Health Care.
She was the former Loretta Heeb and a native of Louisville. She was retired from W.T. Grant Department Store and a member of St. Marks United Church of Christ.
Survivors include her son, Keith E. and Theresa Whitlow, Greenville; six grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren
She was preceded in death by her parents, Fred E. Sr. and Gertrude Heeb; her husband, Ivan Sturgeon; a sister, Elorna Moore; and brothers, Frederick E. Heeb Jr. and Edward H. Heeb.
Visitation at the funeral home will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 13.
The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to Floyd County Animal Shelter.
Joann Wise, 65, of New Albany
Funeral services for Joann Wise, 65, of New Albany, will be at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, April 14, at the Market Street Chapel of Seabrook Dieckmann and Naville Funeral Homes, with burial in Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park. She died Wednesday, April 11, 2007, at her home.
She was the former Joann Sheroan, a native of Louisville and a homemaker.
Survivors include her husband, Charles E. Wise, New Albany; parents, Owen T. Sheroan Sr., Louisville and Catherine V. Vander Espt Hall, New Albany; four daughters, Victoria G. Martin, Georgetown, Renee D. Wise, New Albany, Melissa L. Mendick, Georgetown and Christina A. West, Floyds Knobs; four brothers, Owen T. Sheroan Jr., Douglas Sheroan, Jesse Sheroan and Kevin Sheroan, all of Louisville; two sisters, Irene Von Kannel, New Albany and Juanita P. Veil, Jamestown, N. D.; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, Donell Owen; and a sister, June Thompson.
Visitation at the funeral home will be from 2 to 8 p.m. today, Friday, April 13.
The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to the James Graham Brown Cancer Center
Harold C. Weber, 79, World War II veteran
Funeral services for Harold C. Weber, 79, of Corydon, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 14, at Gehlbach and Royse Funeral Home, Corydon, with burial in St. Peter’s Lutheran Cemetery near Corydon. Military rites will be conducted at the gravesite. He died Wednesday, April 11, 2007, at his home.
He was a retired self-employed plumber in Louisville and was a member of the Pisgah Lodge 32 in Corydon and the Scottish Rite Valley of Indianapolis. He was a retired director of Harrison County REMC and retired director of Hoosier Energy in Bloomington. He was also a member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church near Corydon and a World War II Army Veteran.
Survivors include his wife, the former Lois Rupp; a son, Bruce Weber and wife, Nancy, Palmyra; two daughters, Rebecca L. McKim and husband, Alvin, Lynchburg, Va. and Susan L. Voelker and husband, Kenneth, Bloomingdale, Ill.; two brothers, Robert Weber, Central and William Weber, Elizabeth; seven grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Visitation at the funeral home will be from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. today, Friday, April 13 and after 9 a.m. Saturday.
The family suggests memorial donations be made to the American Heart Association.
OUT OF STATE
Lloyd D. Frazer, 87, retired Air Force
Lloyd Dudley Frazer, 87, of Ocala, Fla., formerly of Williamsburg, Ind. died April 8, 2007, at West Marion Hospital in Ocala.
He was born Dec. 13, 1919, in Williamsburg to James H. and Mamie Marshall Frazer. He lived in Ocala, Fla., at the time of his death and in Muncie for three years.
He graduated from Williamsburg High School in 1937 and attended the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, where he received a Bachelor’s of Arts in Music and Social Sciences. He received his Master’s in Education Administration from Ball State University in 1950. He was a teacher and basketball coach at Center High School in Delaware County from 1945-50. In Fort Lauderdale, Fla., he taught and coached baseball from 1950-54. At Webster High School, he was the principal and athletic director for two years. From 1956-64, he was the athletic director and principal of Lincoln High School in Cambridge City.
He served as school superintendent of Randolph County Schools from 1965-67. At Jeffersonville High School, he worked as Superintendent of Personnel from 1967 until his retirement in 1979. A career highlight was instituting aerospace studies at Jeffersonville High School.
He was an Army Air Force veteran of World War II, serving as a fighter pilot flying P-47 Thunderbolts. He was in the Air Force Reserve from 1954-68, serving active duty during the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1963. He retired from the Air Force with the rank of Major.
He was a private pilot for many years and was a member of the Comanche Owners Association. He was a member of the Louisville Thoroughbreds as well as the Yokefellow organization and the Kiwanis Club. He was also a member of the Phi Delta Kappa educational fraternity.
He was a member of the Friends Meetings in Williamsburg, Dublin and Lynn. While living in Jeffersonville, he and his family were members of Wall Street United Methodist Church. He was an avid photographer and gifted musician, playing the coronet, piano and organ.
Survivors include his second wife, Mary; seven children, Darlene and husband Terry Whitkanack, Winfield, Ill., Pamela and husband Edward Jajko, Cupertino, Calif., Teresa and husband Juan Llado, Bluefield, W.Va., James and wife Sherry Frazer, Louisville, Jeffrey and wife Meg Frazer, Carmel, Stephen Frazer, Henderson, Nev., and Carole Frazer, Lexington, Ky.; one stepson, Forest “Bud” Crittenden, Denver; 24 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; one brother, Paul Frazer, Williamsburg; many nieces and nephews.
His first wife, Althea Lewesa Thornburg Frazer; one son, Ronald Lloyd Frazer; his parents; and one brother, James Robert Frazer, are deceased.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Monday, April 16, 2007, at Stegall-Berheide-Orr Funeral Home in Richmond with Phil Baisley officiating. Burial will be at Williamsburg Cemetery in Williamsburg with military rites by the Veterans Council Honor Guard.
Visitation at the funeral home will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, April 16.
Marcella Voyles Gent, 81, former resident of Jeffersonville
Marcella “Marcie” Voyles Gent, 81, of Medina, Ohio, died March 31, 2007, in Medina.
She was a former resident of Jeffersonville.
Funeral services and burial were held in Medina, Ohio.
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