Leonard Thieman

Leonard Henry William Thieman, 86, of Pleasant, died Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, at Swiss Villa Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Vevay.

He was born Feb. 9, 1926, in Switzerland County, the son of Carl Frederick and Florentina Louisa "Mabel" Selmeyer Thieman. He resided all of his life in Switzerland County and attended Cross Plains High School. He served in the Army from Sept. 7, 1944 to Dec. 27, 1945, rising to the rank of Private First Class, serving during World War II. He received several military honors. He was a former school bus driver for the Switzerland County School Corporation, retiring in 1997, after 42 years of service. He was formerly employed at Landwehr Inc. in Versailles, for several years. He was a member of Friendship Post 247 of the American Legion and director at Southeastern Feeder Auction in Osgood. He was also a member of the Saint Paul Lutheran Church in Dewberry, since 1926. He enjoyed farming, raising cattle, hogs, tobacco and grain. He also enjoyed bowling, woodworking, squirrel hunting and playing cards.

He is survived by his wife, Betty J. Aufderheide Thieman, whom he married Dec. 2, 1944; two sons, Larry Thieman and Mike Thieman, both of Pleasant; three daughters, Peggy Lee Covington of Madison, Victoria L. Burris of Lawrenceburg and Teresa R. Libby of Fairview; 13 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Leona Vogel; and one grandson.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Saint Paul Lutheran Church in Dewberry. Burial will be in Saint Paul Cemetery. Military honors will be conducted graveside by Friendship Post 247 of the American Legion.

Friends may call at Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Saint Paul Cemetery. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.

Online condolences can be sent at www.haskellandmorrison.com.



Joe Yeager

Joe Fred "Freddy" Yeager, 85, of Carrollton, Ky., died Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, at his residence.

He was born Nov. 21, 1927, in Carroll County, Ky., the son of William C. and Bonnie Brown Yager. He was a retired factory worker and farmer.

He is survived by several cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Cremation was chosen.

Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton, Ky., is in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences can be sent at www.tandyecklerrileyfuneralhome.com.