Obituaries - December 1, 2012
Saturday, December 01, 2012 4:00 AM
Steven W. Coker, 52, of Madison, died Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012, at University of Louisville Hospital.
He was born June 18, 1960, in Fort Wayne, the son of Isom and Alma Jean Kinman Coker. He moved to Madison from Fort Wayne in 1965. He was employed in die cast maintenance with Madison Precision Products for 17 years. He previously worked with Madison Plating Inc. for 21 years. He enjoyed Indiana University basketball, watching hunting and fishing, playing practical jokes, playing cards and playing basketball in his youth.
He is survived by his wife, Dawn Brewer Coker, whom he married Nov. 18, 1978; two daughters, Mitzi Dempler of Madison and Tacia Torres of Dallas, Texas; one son, Jordan Coker of Madison; one brother, Kenny Coker of Madison; and one sister, Carolyn Callis of Madison; seven grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Robert Coker; and one sister, Barbara Coker.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Lytle Funeral Chapel. Burial will take place during a private ceremony at a later date.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 5 to 8 p.m. today and from 1 p.m. until the time of the service Sunday.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates. Memorial envelopes are available at the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.lytlefuneralchapel.com.
Marjorie J. Jolly, 89, of Wabash, died Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, at her residence.
She was born Dec. 8, 1922, in Madison, the daughter of Gilbert Carl and Helen Spicer Jenkins. She was a graduate of Madison High School. She worked at the Jefferson Proving Ground during World War II and was the co-owner and secretary of Jolly's Kitchen Center in Wabash in the 1960s. She was a member of the Wabash Christian Church and the Wabash American Legion Auxiliary. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting and computer work.
She is survived by three sons, Darrell Jolly, Keith A. Jolly and George Kevin Jolly, all of Wabash; two brothers, Louis Jenkins of Madison and Don Jenkins of Nashville, Tenn.
She was preceded in death by her husband, George Washington Jolly, whom she married Dec. 20, 1945, and who died May 1, 2004; her parents; three brothers; and three sisters.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash. Burial will be in Falls Cemetery in Wabash.
Friends may call at the funeral home Monday from 9 a.m. until the service.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Animal Shelter of Wabash County.
Online condolences can be sent at www.grandstaff-hentgen.com.
Sarah Eunice Wainscott Robbins, 85, of Madison, died Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, at Hickory Creek of Scottsburg.
She was born May 20, 1927, in Jefferson County, the daughter of Manless and Bertie Day Wainscott. She worked for the U.S. Shoe Corporation and in food service at Eggleston Elementary School. She was a lifelong resident of Madison. She enjoyed reading, watching Indiana University sports and being with family. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Madison.
She is survived by two daughters, Suetta Tingle of Madison and Diane Buntin of Ferdinand; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, LeRoy "Buck" Robbins, whom she married on Jan. 14, 1955, and who died Dec. 6, 2000; one son, Donald W. Tingle, who died July 17, 2004; her parents; four sisters, Nellie Martin, Mary Sprinkle, Helen Earls and Lula Bush Howell; and one brother, James Bud Wainscott.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will be in Fairmount Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m. and Monday from 9 a.m. until the service.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to First Baptist Church Memorial Garden. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.morgan-nay.com.
Rose Mary Stucker
Rose Mary Reddy Stucker, 92, of Madison, died Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, at King's Daughters' Hospital.
She was born Aug. 20, 1920, in Red Island, Newfoundland, Canada, the daughter of John and Veronica Dumphy Reddy. She attended high school, nursing school and secretarial school in Newfoundland. She served as a secretary for the captain of the U.S. Naval Base in Argentia, Newfoundland. Following her marriage she moved to Madison and became a U.S. citizen. She worked for Public Service Indiana, Bula's Ladies' Apparel and the Census Bureau. She volunteered as a docent with Historic Madison Inc., and with Prince of Peace Catholic Church and Catholic schools. She was a member of Prince of Peace Church, Tri Kappa Sorority, Prince of Peace Ladies' Organization and the Madison Elks Lodge 524. She was an avid bridge player.
She is survived by her husband, Dr. William E. Stucker, whom she married June 7, 1947; two daughters, Joanne Beyer of Richmond, Va. and Lisa Todd of Louisville, Ky.; one son, Robert A. Stucker of Cincinnati, Ohio; one sister, Bun Murphy of Newfoundland, Canada; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and four sisters, Bess Reddy, Frances Connors, Ethel Fondiller and Min Miller.
Mass of Christian burial will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Prince of Peace Catholic Church. Burial will at St. Patrick Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre Monday from 4 to 7 p.m. and Tuesday from 9 to 10:30 a.m. The rosary will be said at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, expression of sympathy may take the form of donations to Friends of Shawe and Pope John or the Alzheimer's Association. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be sent at www.morgan-nay.com.
Joseph F. Zehren, 80, of Blue Bell, Pa., formerly of Roxborough, Pa., died Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012.
He was born in Philadelphia, Pa., the son of Joseph and Celeste Zehren. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War. He was a retired sheet metal worker.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Madelyn Hill Zehren; 10 children, Joseph F. Zehren, Michael T. Zehren, John R. Zehren, Madelyn L. Devlin, Paul L. Zehren, David J. Zehren, Celeste Zehren, Richard G. Zehren, Francis X. Zehren and Brian P. Zehren; four siblings, John Zehren, Francis Zehren, Robert Zehren, and Celeste Stango; 28 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, Thomas Zehren.
A funeral mass will be at 11 a.m. Monday at St. Helena's Church, 1489 DeKalb Parkway, Blue Bell, Pa. Burial will be private.
Friends may call at the church Monday from 9 a.m. until the service.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Roman Catholic High School, 301 North Broad St., Philadelphia, PA 19107, or Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 3401 Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104.
Koller Funeral Home in Philadelphia, Pa. is in charge of arrangements.