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Obituaries - February 9, 2013
Saturday, February 09, 2013 4:00 AM
Alice Jane Gebhardt Burbank, 92, of Hanover, died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, at Thornton Terrace Health Campus in Hanover.
Funeral arrangements and additional information are pending at Morgan & Nay Funeral Center in Madison.
James Fitzgerald, 79, of Carrollton, Ky., died Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, at Baptist Hospital in LaGrange, Ky.
Funeral arrangements and additional information are pending at Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton, Ky.
Lewis Edward Konkle, 95, of Lamb, died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, at Swiss Villa Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Vevay.
He was born Aug. 27, 1917, in Switzerland County, the son of Andrew B. and Lula A. Pavy Konkle. He was raised and attended school in Spring Branch. He was a school bus driver for the Switzerland County School Corporation, for 37 years, retiring in 1982. He farmed all of his life in Switzerland County. He was a deacon at the Union Baptist Church in Lamb, and a former deacon at the Spring Branch Baptist Church. He enjoyed socializing every morning at A.J.'s Diner in Vevay. He also enjoyed going to flea markets.
He is survived by his wife, Lucille Knox Konkle, whom he married Jan. 1, 1936; two sons, William Lee "Bill' Konkle of Vevay and Edward "Eddie" Konkle of Lamb; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Donald Konkle; one sister, Olive Jester; and one grandson.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay. Burial will be in Vevay Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home Monday from 5 to 8 p.m.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Union Baptist Church. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.haskellandmorrison.com.
Mary Rose Strunk Sandlin, 81, of Madison, died Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, at her residence.
She was born Sept. 19, 1931, in Perry County, Ky., the daughter of Lee and Madeline Flynn Strunk. She was a homemaker. She was first united in marriage to Burnett Field. She later married Clayton Ronald Sandlin.
She is survived by one daughter, Tracey Chambers of Largo, Fla.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Clayton Ronald Sandlin, whom she married in 1974, and who died Dec. 29, 2011; and her parents.
All services are private. Burial will be in the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to a charity of the donor's choice. Contribution cards are available at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, which is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences can be sent at www.morgan-nay.com.
Dear Lucille and family,
I am so very, very sorry to hear of Lewis' passing. I am Judy Garrett, your cousin. I live in Missouri now.
I can remember Lewis so very well. I wish I could put in words how much I always admired you two. As a kid growing up, I always thought Lewis was the most handsome and kind man I had ever known. I know he will be missed dearly. Please give my loving concerns and sympathy to Eddie and Billy and their families too. God bless you and I love you even though I never see you. You are in my prayers.
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