Obituaries - December 24, 2012
Monday, December 24, 2012 10:00 AM
Gladys Bolden Bond, of Bedford, Ky., formerly of Vevay, died Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012, in Bedford, Ky.
She was born in Florence, the daughter of Vernon E. and Leona M. Vahlsing Bolden. She was raised in Markland and Florence. She resided in Mount Sterling, before moving to Vevay, in 1994. She was formerly employed at the U.S. Shoe Factory in Vevay for 40 years. Gladys took early retirement to take care of her husband who became ill. Following her husband's death, she returned to work at the shoe factory until it closed. She was formerly employed as a housekeeper at the Swiss Villa Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Vevay for seven years. She was a member of the Mount Sterling Baptist Church and attended the Corn Creek Baptist Church in Bedford, Ky. She enjoyed shopping, gardening, reading, taking care of her lawn and home, and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She is survived by two daughters, Cheryl Stevens of Bedford, Ky., and Debby Hunter of Carrollton, Ky.; two brothers, Danny Bolden of Aurora and Gary "Skip" Bolden of Tallahassee, Fla.; two grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert L. "Bobby" Bond, whom she married Aug. 24, 1949, and who died Dec. 11, 1996; her father, who died May 23, 1992; her mother, who died Feb. 1, 1991; one brother, Charles V. "Chuck" Bolden, who died June 17, 1992; and one sister, Beverly "Inky" Jackson, who died Sept. 11, 2006.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay. Burial will be in Vevay Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Mount Sterling Baptist Church or Hosparus. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.haskellandmorrison.com.
Glenn Elbert Burke, 89, of Madison, died Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012, at Hickory Creek of Madison.
He was born July 3, 1923, in Jefferson County, the son of Luther and Minnie Reed Burke. He attended one-room country grade schools, including Lancaster College Elementary School, before graduating from North Madison High School in 1941. He was an Army veteran of the 103rd Division 7th Army Anti Tank Co. 409th Infantry Regiment during World War II. He received the Good Conduct Medal and several other honors. He was a maintenance supervisor from the Indiana-Kentucky Electric Corporation, retiring after 31-and-a-half years of service. He was a member of the Wirt Baptist Church and the Hanover Masonic Lodge 525.
He is survived by his wife, Alda E. Wehner Burke, whom he married Feb. 13, 1944; one daughter, Janet Long of Madison; two sons, Gary L. Burke and Roger Burke, both of Madison; six grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Anna Mae Hord, Mary Bright and Erlene Wehner; two brothers, Carl Burke and Robert Burke; and one grandson.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Vail-Holt Funeral and Cremation Service. Burial will be in Grandview Memorial Gardens. Military honors will be conducted at the cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. and Thursday from 10 a.m. until the service. A final salute will be conducted by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion following the funeral service Thursday at the funeral.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Amerisys Hospice through Hickory Creek or the Alzheimer's Association. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.vailholtfuneralhome.com.
George W. Kalb, 94, of Madison, died Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, at Thornton Terrace in Hanover.
He was born Dec. 7, 1918, in Madison, the son of Fred and Veronica Schaeffer Kalb. He was a life-long resident of Madison. He graduated from Madison High School. He served in the Army during World War II. He served one term on the Madison City Council from the first district. He retired in 1980 from Public Service Indiana, which is now Duke Energy. He was a member of Prince of Peace Catholic Church. He enjoyed watching the Cincinnati Reds and the Indiana Hoosiers.
He is survived by one son, G. Richard "Rick" Kalb of Madison; three daughters, Carolyn Jones of Indianapolis, Kathleen Dalgleish of Burlington, Ky., and Teresa Shaffer of Madison; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty J. Turner Kalb, whom he married Feb. 12, 1946, and who died March 5, 1991; his parents; three brothers, Frederick Kalb, Bernard Kalb and Robert Kalb; and four sisters, Mary Louise Kalb, Anna C. Kalb, Mary M. Kalb and Martha Hill.
Mass of Christian burial will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Prince of Peace Catholic Church. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery. Military honors will be conducted graveside by an Army Honor Guard.
Friends may call at the Lytle Funeral Chapel Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. and Thursday from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. The rosary will be said at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Prince of Peace Catholic Schools. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.lytlefuneralchapel.com.